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 System, methods and  a leak detector and monitor patent thumbnailnew patent System, methods and a leak detector and monitor
Aspects of the present invention include a leak detector and monitor comprising: at least one leak sensor adapted to detect a leak of a substance; at least one microcontroller adapted to receive a signal from the leak sensor; and at least one wireless communication module adapted to receive the signal from the microcontroller, whereby the wireless communication module transmits an electronic message to at least one user, whereby the user wirelessly communicates his instructions to the microcontroller to exercise control over at least one electrical valve by transmitting at least one electrical signal to the electrical valve. Aspects of the present invention include a leak detector and monitor comprising: at least one leak sensor adapted to detect a leak of a substance; at least one microcontroller adapted to receive a signal from the leak sensor; and at least one wireless communication module adapted to receive the signal from the microcontroller, whereby the wireless communication module transmits an electronic message to an internet cloud based server and the internet cloud based server transmits the electronic message to a user's device, whereby the user wirelessly communicates his instructions to the internet cloud based server and the internet cloud based server transmits the user's instructions to the microcontroller to exercise control over at least one electrical valve by transmitting at least one electrical signal to the electrical valve.
Vidtek Associates Nv, Inc.


 Child car heatstroke alarm and prevention system (charm) patent thumbnailnew patent Child car heatstroke alarm and prevention system (charm)
Our invention charm for preventing children from being left behind in a car has the potential to dramatically reduce the number of heat stroke deaths. The invention leverages emerging high technologies (such as sensors for accelerometer and temperature, arduino microcontroller) and a circuit board in connection with car monitor and control system (such as panic alarm and door system) to detect if a child is left behind in a car and send out an alarm..

 Fingerprint identification device and electronic device using same patent thumbnailnew patent Fingerprint identification device and electronic device using same
The present disclosure relates to a fingerprint identification device includes a pressure sensor array, a multiplexer, an addressing circuit, a signal processing circuit, a microcontroller and a memory. The multiplexer is connected to the pressure sensor array and the signal processing circuit.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


 Remote control system for working machine through a motion sensitive glove patent thumbnailnew patent Remote control system for working machine through a motion sensitive glove
A remote control system for working machines includes a motion sensitive glove, worn by an operator, with motion sensors that sense the movement of the operator by being positioned on the joint regions of the operator such as fingers, hand, elbow, and shoulders, a motion sensitive glove control and communication unit that includes a microcontroller forming necessary instructions for the processes that will be performed by the working machine by processing the incoming data from the motion sensitive glove and that transmits these information to the working machine wirelessly, and a working machine control and communication unit that receives the incoming instructions from the motion sensitive glove control and communication unit and that performs these instructions via its microcontroller.. .
Zirve Universitesi


 Tank-in-tank container fill level indicator patent thumbnailnew patent Tank-in-tank container fill level indicator
A tank-in-tank fill level indicator, making use of noninvasive tank-in-tank measuring techniques. A vibration device, such as an exciter or resonator, vibrates the outer tank at its natural frequency of vibration, thereby inducing the vibration of the inner tank and a beating effect as a result of the interaction of the vibrations of the two tanks.
Sonicu, Llc


 Apparatus and  powering and networking a rail of a firearm patent thumbnailnew patent 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 powered from the rail and data is transferred between the accessories and the rail. 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 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 one of a plurality of coils located within the rail; and wherein the powered accessory further comprises a plurality of coils and the powered accessory is configured to determine when one of the plurality of coils of the powered accessory is adjacent to the one of the plurality of coils of the rail..

 Liquid container refill remote management system patent thumbnailnew patent Liquid container refill remote management system
A tank-in-tank fill level indicator, making use of noninvasive tank-in-tank measuring techniques. A vibration device, such as an exciter or resonator, vibrates the outer tank at its natural frequency of vibration, thereby inducing the vibration of the inner tank and a beating effect as a result of the interaction of the vibrations of the two tanks.
Sonicu, Llc


 Intake air sensor and sensing  determining air filter performance, barometric pressure, and manifold pressure of a combustion engine patent thumbnailnew patent Intake air sensor and sensing determining air filter performance, barometric pressure, and manifold pressure of a combustion engine
A sensor for sensing a differential pressure across an air filter in a motor vehicle. The sensor includes a sensor body having a first air passageway communicating with an atmosphere and a second air passageway communicating with an interior cavity of a manifold of a combustion engine.
Amphenol Thermometrics, Inc.


 Controller area network (can) device and  operating a can device patent thumbnailController area network (can) device and operating a can device
Embodiments of a device and method are disclosed. In an embodiment, a controller area network (can) device includes a security module connected between a can bus interface of a can transceiver and a microcontroller communications interface of the can transceiver and a shield device connected between the can bus interface and the microcontroller communications interface.
Nxp B.v.


 Configurable cryptographic controller area network (can) device patent thumbnailConfigurable cryptographic controller area network (can) device
Embodiments of a device and method are disclosed. In an embodiment, a can device includes a security module connected between a can bus interface of a can transceiver and a microcontroller communications interface of the can transceiver and an operational mode controller connected between the security module and the can bus interface.
Nxp B.v.


Microcontroller with average current measurement circuit using voltage-to-current converters

The average of a complex waveform measured over a time period may be determined by first converting the complex waveform to a voltage, then converting this voltage to a current and using this current to charge a capacitor. At the end of the measurement time period the voltage charge (sample voltage) on the capacitor may be sampled by a sample and hold circuit associated with an analog-to-digital converter (adc).
Microchip Technology Incorporated

Power management systems for accepting adapter and solar power in electronic devices

The disclosed embodiments provide a power management system that supplies power to components in an electronic device. The power management system includes a system microcontroller (smc) and a charger.
Apple Inc.

Systems and methods for quick dissipation of stored energy from input capacitors of power inverters

Methods and systems for connecting a photovoltaic module and an inverter having an input capacitor are presented. The photovoltaic system includes a maximum power point tracking (mppt) controller coupled between the inverter and the photovoltaic module.
Tigo Energy, Inc.

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Usb autorun device

A portable, application-specific usb autorun device, following connection to a computer terminal, automatically initialises or presents itself as a known type of device and then automatically sends to the terminal a sequence of data complying with a standard protocol, that sequence of data automatically causing content to be accessed or a task to be initiated. The device (i) includes a standardised usb module that includes a usb microcontroller, the standardised module being designed to be attached to or embedded in multiple types of different, application specific packages but (ii) excludes mass memory storage for applications or end-user data..
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

In-vehicle network (ivn) device and operating an ivn device

Embodiments of a device and method are disclosed. In an embodiment, an ivn transceiver is disclosed.
Nxp B.v.

Device and clinical data sampling and specimen banking

A system and method are described that allow the autonomous collection of relevant data and samples from a patient during a clinical trial or during routine care. Sampling is accomplished by drawing multiple samples into tubing, such as microfluidic tubing, and using a pump to move the samples through the tubing.
Carnegie Mellon University, A Pennsylvania Non-pro Fit Corporation

System and determination of distance between two points in 3-dimensional space

A device for determining the distance between two points on a surface or surfaces in 3-dimensional space, regardless of the orientation of the points relative to the device, provided an unobstructed line-of-sight between the device and both points. The device includes two distance measuring range finders that are joined by a hinge.

Temporary banknote storage device and improving coiling block storage capacity

A temporary banknote storage device, includes a first sensor, a second sensor, a storage coiling block, a spare tape coiling block, a coiled tape having two ends which are fixed on the storage coiling block and the spare tape coiling block respectively and are capable of coiling, uncoiling and winding between the storage coiling block and the spare tape coiling block, a transfer channel, a first power motor, a second power motor, a third power motor and a microcontroller. The microcontroller controls the first power motor, the second power motor and the third power motor.
Grg Banking Equipment Co., Ltd.

Flight termination for air vehicles

The present disclosure refers to a method and a related system of flight termination for air vehicles. The method and the system of flight termination for air vehicles involve deploying a parachute for flight termination of an air vehicle.
The Boeing Company

License plate validation

A license plate validation system for a vehicle is disclosed. This license plate validation system includes: a radio frequency identification (rfid) reader located inside the vehicle and configured to read from an rfid-enabled license plate on the vehicle upon detecting an attempt to start the vehicle; and a microcontroller coupled to the rfid reader and configured to receive, from the rfid reader, information obtained from the rfid-enabled license plate and subsequently determine, based at least on the received information, whether the vehicle is properly registered.
Neology, Inc.

Pulse generator for cranial nerve stimulation

A system for trigeminal nerve stimulation includes a pulse generator, which includes a user control configured to receive a user adjustment and a microcontroller configured to receive electric stimulation parameters and operate the pulse generator to produce electrical pulses according to the electric stimulation parameters during a treatment session. A method for nerve stimulation includes receiving, by a pulse generator, electric stimulation parameters, and producing, by the pulse generator, electrical pulses according to electric stimulation parameters during a treatment session.
Neurosigma, Inc.

Multipurpose diagnostic examination apparatus and system

A multipurpose diagnostic examination apparatus includes a diagnosis control unit (dcu), an attachment unit, and an image capture device (icd). The attachment unit is detachably connected to and extends from a front end of the dcu.
Comprehensive Telemedicine

Devices for vaporization of a substance

Devices for generating and releasing vapor. In particular, described herein are portable devices for generating a low-temperature inhalable vapor having an elongated tubular body containing a vaporization chamber and a battery-powered heater, a removable mouthpiece covering the vaporization chamber, a display configured to indicate the temperature of the vaporization chamber; a microcontroller configured to regulate the temperature of the vaporization chamber, and a control to select from among a variety of temperature settings..

An instrumented super-cell

An energy storage system for use with an external device including: an energy storage cell; a microcontroller; an internal communication bus; an interface including two power terminals and a communications port electrically connected to the internal communication bus; power conversion circuitry for performing a charging operation during which energy is transferred from the power terminals to the energy storage cell and a discharging operation during which energy is transferred from the energy storage cell to the power terminals; and one or more sensors for monitoring one or more parameters of the energy storage cell, wherein it is all packaged to form a single, integrated unit.. .
Nucleus Scientific Inc.

Master tracking device

A master tracking device, including a first transceiver for a local area network (lan) configured to acquire a tag information from a plurality of radio frequency identification (rfid) tags; a global positioning system (gps) receiver configured to acquire a location information; a microcontroller; a time base; and a second transceiver for a wide area network (wan) configured to transmit a time stamp and the acquired information to a server. In other aspects, a method of tracking asserts using a master tracking device and a non-transitory computer readable medium are provided..
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Method and remote operation of an industrial controller

A remote operator interface (roi) module is disclosed that provides remote access and control of a piece of industrial equipment. The roi module includes a communications port for receiving wireless control commands from a computing device.
Beyond Hmi, Inc.

Arc fault and ground fault interrupter using dual adc

Method and system for performing arc fault and ground fault detection in a dual function cafi/gfci circuit breaker uses two analog-to-digital converters (adc), one for performing arc fault sampling and one for performing ground fault sampling. Each adc operates independently of the other adc and may be accessed as needed by the microcontroller without interfering with the operation of the other adc.
Schneider Electric Usa, Inc.

Adaptive wearable smart fabric

The present disclosure discloses an adaptive wearable smart fabric. The adaptive wearable smart fabric may comprise sensors being accelerometer sensor, load sensor and pulse sensor.
Hcl Technologies Limited

A system intended for measuring, evaluating and/or giving feedback on the sitting posture of a user

The present invention describes a system intended for measuring, evaluating or giving feedback on the sitting posture of a user, said system comprising an upper body unit 1 comprising a battery, a microcontroller, an accelerometer and a feedback-unit, said upper body unit intended for measuring an angle of the thorax at an upper body position of the user; and a pelvis unit 2 comprising a battery, a microcontroller, an accelerometer and a feedback-unit, said pelvis unit intended for measuring an angle of the pelvis of the user.. .
Neuromedicine Behavior Lab Scandinavia Ab

Hygienic sheet material dispenser

A hygienic sheet material dispenser includes a housing with a dispensing opening, a compartment for a sheet material product, a first sensor arranged to assume an active mode in which it scans for the presence of a user, a dispensing motor arranged to drive a driving mechanism, a second sensor for sensing when a piece of said product has been removed, and a microcontroller connected to the first sensor, the second sensor and the dispensing motor, said dispenser also being configured to be switched to a passive mode. The dispenser is arranged to switch to the passive mode after a first predetermined period of time has elapsed in the active mode without detection of a user; wherein, upon entering the passive mode, a length of said product is fed from the dispenser out of the dispensing opening and the first sensor and the microcontroller are substantially deactivated; and wherein the dispenser is arranged to switch back to the active mode when the second sensor senses that said product has been removed..
Sca Hygiene Products Ab

Audio interrupter alertness device for headphones

The audio interrupter device (2) interfaces between any audio source (1) and headphones (3) to alert the user to external environmental sounds that exceed a threshold by temporarily halting audio transmission. The threshold is adjustable either through an automatic adjustment option that bases the threshold on the ambient sound level or through manual sensitivity adjustment.

Device interfacing

Many devices may comprise interfaces, such as serial interfaces, over which configuration and/or enablement/disablement of device features may be provided to the device. Connecting a computer to individual devices for manual configuration may be cumbersome and/or time consuming.
Yahoo!, Inc.

Method and input to electronic devices

The method and apparatus for input to electronic devices include a control circuit and a gyro module. The control circuit includes a microcontroller, where the microcontroller includes a digital bus, a receiver/transmitter module, a plurality of digital input pins, and an analog input pin.

Method of dosing lubricant grease with a lubricant dispenser

The invention relates to a method for dispensing lubricating grease by means of a lubricant dispenser (1) in a metered manner, said lubricant dispenser having a lubricant cartridge (3) which is filled with lubricating grease (2) and has a piston (4) for expressing the lubricating grease, a spindle (6), which is driven by a direct-current drive motor (5), for moving the piston (4), a voltage source (7) and a control electronics system (8) for driving the motor (5) using a microcontroller, and a device (10) for interrupting the motor current flowing through the motor. The motor (5) is put into operation by the control electronics system (8) in adjustable time intervals, wherein a partial quantity of dispensing agent is expressed from the cartridge (3) as a result of a piston movement with a defined piston stroke.
Perma-tec Gmbh & Co. Kg

Embedded sensor system

A magnetic communication system for a gas turbine engine may include a sensor coupled to a microcontroller. A low frequency radio-frequency identification integrated chip may be coupled to the microcontroller.
United Technologies Corporation

Handheld gas sensing device and sensing method thereof

A handheld gas sensing device and sensing method thereof are provided. The handheld gas sensing device includes a plurality of gas sensing chips and a gas collector.
National Tsing Hua University



Microcontroller topics:
  • Microcontroller
  • Speech Recognition
  • Power Management
  • Data Logging
  • Circulation
  • Calibration
  • Planetary Gear
  • Electronic Device
  • Circuit Board
  • Touch Sensing
  • Touch Panel
  • Reference Voltage
  • Consumable
  • Modulation
  • Synchronization


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