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Endoprosthesis

Distributed system of autonomously controlled mobile agents

Distributed system of autonomously controlled mobile agents

Date/App# patent app List of recent Microcontroller-related patents
08/21/14
20140237223
 System boot with external media patent thumbnailSystem boot with external media
Various aspects of the present disclosure provide for a system that is able to boot from a variety of media that can be connected to the system, including spi nor and spi nand memory, universal serial bus (“usb”) devices, and devices attached via pcie and ethernet interfaces. When the system is powered on, the system processor is held in a reset mode, while a microcontroller in the system identifies an external device to be booted, and then copies a portion of boot code from the external device to an on-chip memory.
08/21/14
20140236311
 Endoprosthesis patent thumbnailEndoprosthesis
An endoprosthesis (1) is proved which includes an elongate housing (3) having a drive (5) secured through a threaded drive shaft (7) to an extension shaft (9) therein, the drive (5) operable to cause the extension shaft (9) to move axially with respect to the body, and the extension shaft (9) and housing (3) configured to be securable to a bone to act as a prosthetic replacement for removed bone. The drive (5) is operable in a step-wise fashion through a control circuit (50) which includes an inductive coil (52).
08/21/14
20140235138
 Distributed system of autonomously controlled mobile agents patent thumbnailDistributed system of autonomously controlled mobile agents
A system includes a drivable surface that includes location encoding markings. A mobile agent is provided that includes a drive motor, an imaging system for taking images of the markings, a vehicle wireless transceiver, and a microcontroller operatively coupled to the motor, the imaging system, and the vehicle wireless transceiver.
08/21/14
20140235136
 Distributed system of autonomously controlled mobile agents patent thumbnailDistributed system of autonomously controlled mobile agents
A system includes a drivable surface that includes location encoding markings. A mobile agent is provided that includes a drive motor, an imaging system for taking images of the markings, a vehicle wireless transceiver, and a microcontroller operatively coupled to the motor, the imaging system, and the vehicle wireless transceiver.
08/21/14
20140232350
 Battery backup system and battery backup module thereof patent thumbnailBattery backup system and battery backup module thereof
A battery backup system includes a base and a plurality of battery backup modules. The base has a plurality of receiving portions.
08/21/14
20140231073
 Method of incorporating remote communication with oilfield tubular handling apparatus patent thumbnailMethod of incorporating remote communication with oilfield tubular handling apparatus
Apparatus and corresponding method for remotely communicating with a device in a wellbore, comprising: an oilfield tubular handling apparatus (200); partial toroidal coil sections (304) integrated with the oilfield tubular handling apparatus, wherein the partial toroidal coil sections form a toroidal coil upon a tubular member (102) with the handling apparatus; and a microcontroller for communicating with the device via at least one of signals transmitted or received through the tubular member using the toroidal coil.. .
08/21/14
20140230815
 Medical carbon monoxide delivery system patent thumbnailMedical carbon monoxide delivery system
A medical carbon monoxide generator provides for a solid carbon material that may be heated at substantially normal atmospheric pressure to provide a source of medical quality carbon monoxide. The heating source may be an electrical filament or laser controllable by a microcontroller to provide accurate delivery rates and amounts.
08/21/14
20140230526
 Electronic device provided with automatic leak detection means patent thumbnailElectronic device provided with automatic leak detection means
The electronic device (1) is provided with an automatic leak detection means, notably for a gas leak, in the case (2) of the device. The automatic leak detection means includes an internal pressure sensor (3), an external pressure sensor (4) and a calculation unit (5) connected to the internal pressure sensor and to the external pressure sensor.
08/21/14
20140230525
 Electronic device provided with automatic leak detection means patent thumbnailElectronic device provided with automatic leak detection means
The electronic device is provided with an automatic leak detection means, notably for a gas leak, in the case of the device. The automatic leak detection means includes a pressure sensor, a temperature sensor and a calculation unit connected to the pressure sensor and to the temperature sensor.
08/14/14
20140229754
 Power telemetry remote monitoring patent thumbnailPower telemetry remote monitoring
Embodiments disclosed herein generally relate to the collection and correlation of power consumption data for mobile devices. Power consumption data for a mobile device is collected and correlated with system activity by monitoring what processes are being run on the cpu and measuring the power being consumed within the mobile device.
08/14/14
20140229650
Reconfigurable modular computing device
A configurable computing device comprising a housing, a printed circuit board disposed within the housing, a first microcontroller and a second microcontroller each coupled to the pcb, wherein the first microcontroller and the second microcontroller are in electrical signal communication with each other, a computer-on-module (com) coupled to the pcb, wherein the com is in electrical signal communication with the first microcontroller and the second microcontroller, and one or more peripheral modules coupled to the pcb, wherein, the peripheral modules are each in electrical signal communication with the first microcontroller and wherein, the peripheral modules are each in electrical signal communication with the com via the second microcontroller.. .
08/14/14
20140229246
Rfid frequency translator
An rfid-based system and method is disclosed which translates discrepant frequencies and protocols, for seamless communication across disparate devices. Any legal frequency is accepted, information transmitted in that frequency is translated then saved in allocated memory accessible to the other side, which receives and processes the information with an appropriate reader-equipped device such as cellphone, handheld device, or computer.
08/14/14
20140229025
Code replacement for irrigation controllers
Some embodiments provide irrigation controllers comprising: a housing; a control unit including a first microcontroller configured to execute irrigation programs and a first set of code; and a removable plug-in device that removably mates with a portion of the irrigation controller and communicationally couples to the first microcontroller, wherein the plug-in device comprises a memory storing a second set of code to replace at least a portion of the first set of code, wherein the plug-in device is configured to re-flash at least a portion of the first set of code allowing a copy of the second set of code to overwrite at least the portion of the first set of code; wherein the first set of code comprises a bootloader that writes the copy of the second set of code over the first set of code with the exception of the bootloader that is not written over.. .
08/14/14
20140228074
Embedded accessory for mobile devices
A method and system for enabling an external module for enterprise application to be embedded to a mobile phone. The external module is provided with a microcontroller configured with a plurality of serial buses and a device driver together implemented in the battery cover of the mobile phone.
08/14/14
20140226303
Multi-color in-dash lighting system for changing vehicle backlighting
A vehicle interior lighting system for enabling a driver to control the intensity and color of interior lighting is presented. The system includes a controller that controls the color and intensity of interior lighting, a selector control that switches color and intensity controls to various groups of interior lights (such as instrument lights, indicator light), a color that controls light color and an intensity control that controls light intensity.
08/07/14
20140223157
Computer system having voice-control function and voice-control method
The invention discloses a computer system having voice-control function. The computer system includes a voice-recognition module, a shared memory, a microcontroller, a power-management module and a central processing unit.
08/07/14
20140222260
Steering apparatus for a steered vehicle
A steering apparatus comprises a rotatable steering shaft and a sensor which senses angular movement of the steering shaft. An electromagnetic actuator actuates a stop mechanism to releasable engage the steering shaft.
08/07/14
20140222105
Miniminally invasive dermal electroporation device
The disclosure is directed to a device for electroporating and delivering one or more antigens and a method of electroporating and delivering one or more antigens to cells of epidermal tissues using the device. The device comprises a housing, a plurality of electrode arrays projecting from the housing, each electrode array including at least one electrode, a pulse generator electrically coupled to the electrodes, a programmable microcontroller electrically coupled to the pulse generator, and an electrical power source coupled to the pulse generator and the microcontroller.
08/07/14
20140221118
Golf shot tracking system
A golf tracking system including a tag coupled to a golf club. The tag includes a plurality of sensors, each which output a signal based on a detected movement of the golf club, a microcontroller that compares each of the plurality of sensor outputs to stored reference sensor output values, and a transceiver that transmits data corresponding to the sensor outputs to a device remote from the tag based on the comparison performed by the microcontroller.
08/07/14
20140217986
Alternating battery power supply system with inter-battery charging and rate of discharge management
A battery power supply system using a dc-dc step-up converter to increase voltage supplied from a battery in a load state. Output from the dc-dc step-up converter powers a load and supplies charging to a battery in a charge state.
08/07/14
20140217674
Replaceable moving target system and method
An electronic moving target system and method, which users may aim and shoot various instruments at which can be configured to present rigid or flexible targets from a variety of different directions. The target system presents users with realistic moving targets which may be quickly and easily be replaced as needed.
08/07/14
20140217286
Detection system for dropping objects
A system for the detection of fast-moving dropping objects includes a submitting plate, a receiving plate, and a microcontroller. The submitting plate includes a first submitting pipe, a second submitting pipe, and a third submitting pipe.
08/07/14
20140217174
Magnetic stripe reader with card swipe information feedback
A magnetic card reader module includes a magnetic sensor and an adjacent groove, a microcontroller and an application. The magnetic sensor is configured to pick-up an analog magnetic signal generated by swiping a magnetic stripe through the groove.
08/07/14
20140216366
Hydrogen on-demand fuel system for internal combustion engines
An on-demand oxy-hydrogen fuel system includes a oxy-hydrogen generator which is incorporated into a standard internal combustion engine. A microcontroller activates the oxy-hydrogen generator when oxy-hydrogen is needed.
07/31/14
20140212714
Battery management system, battery, motor vehicle having a battery management system, and method for monitoring a battery
A battery management system includes several first measuring units, each associated with at least one respective battery module of the battery to detect a measured variable. The battery management system also includes a control device having a first microcontroller and a second microcontroller, a first communication connection configured to transfer data between the first measuring units and the control device, and several second measuring units configured to detect the measured variable from the battery modules of the battery in addition to the detection of the measured variable by the first measuring units.
07/31/14
20140211527
Systems and methods for operating a micro inverter in a discontinuous power mode
A micro inverter is provided. The micro inverter includes an inverter efficiency threshold detector configured to determine whether an efficiency of the micro inverter is below a threshold efficiency, wherein the micro inverter is configured to convert direct current power into alternating current power, and a microcontroller coupled to the inverter efficiency threshold detector and configured to operate the micro inverter in a continuous power mode, operate the micro inverter in a discontinuous power mode, and switch the micro inverter between the continuous power mode and the discontinuous power mode based on whether the efficiency of the micro inverter is below the threshold efficiency..
07/31/14
20140210375
Accelerometer-based illumination system for mobile dispensing devices
An illumination system for mobile dispensing devices is disclosed. An acceleration sensor detects the acceleration of the device and a microcontroller analyzes the acceleration to determine if motion and tilt are present.
07/24/14
20140207360
Microcontroller for pollution control system for an internal combustion engine
A pollution control system for an internal combustion engine includes a microcontroller and a power supply, a plurality of sensors configured to measure operating parameters of the engine, and a pcv valve responsive to a control signal from the microcontroller and configured to regulate a flow rate of blow-by gasses in the engine. The microcontroller includes programmable flash memory connected to a control processor, a power supply input, a sensor input configured to receive data from an engine sensor, and a signal output configured to transmit a signal from the control processor so as to control operation of a pcv valve regulating a flow rate of blow-by gasses in the engine..
07/24/14
20140204401
Method and apparatus for preparing food product labels
A food product rotation label device for preparing food product labels includes a microcontroller circuit, a display and a thermal printer. The thermal printer prints food product labels for attachment to food products.
07/24/14
20140203938
System and method for burn prevention
A system comprises a plurality of temperature sensors adapted to measure the temperature at various locations on a firefighter's turnout gear and helmet, and operable to generate temperature measurements, a microcontroller configured to receive the temperature measurements from the plurality of temperature sensors, and to analyze the temperature measurements and determine the temperature status of the firefighter's environment, a visual interface in communication with the microcontroller and configured to provide a visual indication of the firefighter's temperature status, an audible alert device in communication with the microcontroller and configured to provide an audible alert of the firefighter's temperature status, and a command center configured to receive the temperature measurements and the temperature status from the microcontroller, and to display this information.. .
07/24/14
20140203166
Automatically adjusting light shelf
One embodiment of a microcontroller (24) connected to light sensors (12) that measure the light conditions within a space to determine whether a light shelf (10) should be rotated about a hinge (20) automatically by a servomotor (18) in order to provide the most advantageous use of daylighting.. .
07/17/14
20140201301
Single microcontroller based management of multiple compute nodes
An apparatus for compute module management is described herein. The apparatus includes a host system and a logic solution.
07/17/14
20140200699
Support system
A design support system and a method of generating and using a customisable analysis report comprising functional safety data for an electronic component, such as microcontroller, are described.. .
07/17/14
20140198089
Image processing unit, image processing apparatus and image display system
An image processing unit including an always on circuit block and a non-always on circuit block is provided. When operating under a first operation mode, the non-always on circuit block receives a bias voltage from a power supply unit, so as to perform an image processing operation on an image input signal.
07/17/14
20140196546
Pressure sensor
A pressure sensor is claimed for measuring the pressure of a fluid. The pressure sensor comprises two or more half bridges, an analog-to-digital converter, a microcontroller, an output generator, and one or more redundancy circuits.
07/10/14
20140195172
Static fluid sensor in communication with a multi-sensing device and method of operating
A system including a flow sensor coupled to a fluid line and operable to determine flow rate data of a fluid flowing through the fluid line and communicate the flow rate data of the fluid to a multi-sense device. The multi-sense device coupled to the fluid line and operable to monitor characteristics of the fluid flowing through a filter element.
07/10/14
20140195059
Programmable irrigation controller having user interface
An irrigation controller, includes a housing, a microcontroller within the housing and configured to store and execute an irrigation schedule, a valve driver coupled to the microcontroller and configured to output a zone activation signal to an actuatable zone valve in response to signaling from the microcontroller, and a user interface. The user interface includes a plurality of user input devices coupled to the microcontroller and configured to provide signaling to the microcontroller based upon a user's engagement therewith, the plurality of user input devices configured to allow the user to create an irrigation schedule; and a user display coupled to the microcontroller and configured to display irrigation parameters associated with the irrigation schedule.
07/10/14
20140194668
Portable therapeutic device using rotating static magnetic fields
The present invention provides a portable therapeutic device for treatment of dyslipidemia, hyperviscosaemia, diabetic neuropathy, and peripheral artery disease, using rotating static magnetic fields (rsmf). The device comprises a two part plastic housing with a handle and a designated treatment area, a dc motor with microcontroller and a cylindrically shaped magnet roller, which comprises magnets tightly fitted into a stainless steel sleeve capped with two bearing shafts protruded on each end.
07/10/14
20140191843
Machine security system
A machine security system for authenticating a machine key is disclosed. The machine security system comprises a microcontroller for detecting insertion of a machine key in a key slot of the machine.
07/10/14
20140191681
Circuitry for current regulated, externally controlled led driving
A current driver circuit for regulating a light emitting diode (led) is disclosed. An example driver circuit uses one input node of the driver circuit for controlling both maximum brightness and dimming of an led coupled to an output node of the driver circuit.
07/10/14
20140191661
Multi-zone control system
A multi-zone control system is provided. The multi-zone control system may include a system unit, zone wiring, a plurality of zone connection terminals and a first microcontroller.
07/03/14
20140189669
Dynamic timeout determination for microcontroller management of firmware updates
Embodiments of the invention provide a method, system and computer program product for dynamic time out determination during a microcontroller driven firmware update. In an embodiment, the method includes selecting by a processor of a server a firmware update to be applied by a microcontroller to firmware of the server and computing a timeout value according to a function based upon a date of production of the server.
07/03/14
20140188424
Fan test device
A fan test device is connected to an interface of a fan under test on a motherboard. The fan test device includes a connector, a power test unit, a signal test unit, a single chip microcontroller (scm), and a keyboard.
07/03/14
20140186044
System and method for infrared dongle
A method of controlling consumer devices using an infrared dongle coupled to a mobile device includes receiving power for the infrared dongle from the mobile device. The infrared dongle includes an infrared transmitter coupled to a microcontroller.
07/03/14
20140185637
Method and apparatus for active voltage regulation in optical modules
A method and apparatus for active voltage regulation in optical modules utilize a voltage regulator to change the supply voltage provided to laser diode driver and receiver electronics to optimize module performance over temperature. The ambient temperature of the module is monitored.
07/03/14
20140184365
Method for automatic decommissioning of network participants
Disclosed is a memory device in which the state of the memory may be set by a mechanical action, with or without mains power present. The memory state may be detected by a microcontroller.
07/03/14
20140184165
Power storage device and power storage system
To provide a power storage device, an operation condition of which is easily analyzed. A secondary battery includes a sensor that is a measurement unit, a microcontroller unit that is a determination unit, and a memory that is a memory unit.
07/03/14
20140184116
Apparatus for motor control system and associated methods
A motor control apparatus to control a motor external to the motor control apparatus includes a microcontroller unit (mcu). The mcu includes mixed signal motor control circuitry adapted to perform back electromotive force (emf) motor control in a first mode of operation.
06/26/14
20140181894
Trusted container
A secure identifier is derived, using a secured microcontroller of a computing device, that is unique to a pairing of the computing device and a particular domain. Secure posture data corresponding to attributes of the computing device is identified in secured memory of the computing device.
06/26/14
20140181893
Hardware-based device authentication
An opportunity for a computing device to participate in a secure session with a particular domain is identified. A secured microcontroller of the computing device is used to identify a secured, persistent seed corresponding to the particular domain and stored in secured memory of the computing device.
06/26/14
20140181892
Hardware-based device authentication
An opportunity for a computing device to participate in a secure session with a particular domain is identified. A domain identifier of the particular domain is received and a secured microcontroller of the computing device is used to identify a secured, persistent hardware identifier of the computing device stored in secured memory of the computing device.
06/26/14
20140180611
Nonvolatile thermal memory method and apparatus for electronic overload relay
An electronic overload relay includes a microcontroller having an internal random-access memory (ram) in which a motor thermal model is stored. The microcontroller is coupled to a power supply having a bulk storage capacitor.
06/26/14
20140180050
Measuring device
A measuring device includes an insertion detecting switch, a measuring section, a radio communication section, and a microcontroller. The insertion detecting switch is configured to detect a specimen being inserted into the measuring device.
06/26/14
20140179246
Broadband re-configurable rf transmitter
An rf transmitter system operating on a broader frequency range and providing a higher output power dynamic range is described. Low power rf signal is produced from a baseband signal using a quadrature modulator and using a broadband local oscillator signal.
06/26/14
20140177685
Broadband re-configurable rf receiver
An rf receiver system operating on a broader frequency range and wide input dynamic power range is described. Received rf signal is downconverted to baseband signal using multiple quadrature demodulators.
06/26/14
20140177332
Operating circuit controlling device, semiconductor memory device and method of operating the same
A semiconductor memory device is kept in a busy state by controlling a ready/busy pad when a detection signal is output since an external voltage is less than a reference voltage, prevents generation of an operating voltage by a pump circuit by preventing generation of a pump clock, and resets a microcontroller by preventing generation of micro clock. Accordingly, the semiconductor memory device may be prevented from malfunctioning through a series of operations when the external voltage is less than the reference voltage..
06/26/14
20140176611
Image display system and method for displaying image
An image display system and a method for displaying the image are disclosed, in which the image display system includes a display device and a host. The display device includes an acceleration sensor and a microcontroller.
06/26/14
20140176441
Architecture for variable pressure mouse
User input devices with variable pressure buttons are configured. A user may specify a range of pressure to be associated with a pressure level.
06/26/14
20140176002
State cycling apparatus and method, and control circuit for a lamp
A state cycling apparatus uses a capacitor instead of complicated and expensive microcontroller to fulfill a state cycling function of a system. The state cycling apparatus includes an internal circuit in the system connected to the capacitor.
06/26/14
20140175280
Infant stimulation and environment sterilizing device
A cognitive stimulating sterilizing device for providing visual, tactile and, or audible stimulation for infants that also selectively sterilizes select items and the surrounding ambient. This including a housing adapted for removable connection to cribs, changing tables and similar furniture, an ultraviolet light source in the housing for sanitizing items in the housing when closed and the ambient when opened, audio source and compartments for holding and storing select items.
06/26/14
20140175175
Reader for barcode and package processing system using same
A pen-sized barcode reader includes a shell, a button, and a control unit. The control unit is received in the shell, and is activated by the button.
06/19/14
20140173302
Power supply device
Miniaturization of a multiphase type power supply device can be achieved. A power supply control unit in which, for example, a microcontroller unit, a memory unit and an analog controller unit are formed over a single chip, a plurality of pwm-equipped drive units, and a plurality of inductors configure a multiphase power supply.
06/19/14
20140172197
Method and system for controlling a vehicle with a smartphone
A remote control system for controlling a vehicle with a smart phone. The system includes the smart phone programmed with an application that can be installed in the phone via a computer or downloaded from the internet.
06/19/14
20140171811
Physiology measuring system and method thereof
The current disclosure discloses a physiology measuring system comprising a sensing device and a signal processing device. The sensing device comprises a first antenna, a second antenna, a first pulse signal generator, a second pulse signal generator, a first pulse signal receiver, a second pulse signal receiver and a first wireless module.
06/19/14
20140171767
Apparatus for noninvasively measuring corporal hemodynamic and mechanical parameters for the diagnosis of sexual function in men and women
A system and device for measuring sexual function includes an adjustable ring forming an opening to receive a penis, at least one diagnostic sensor positioned on an inner surface of the adjustable ring, wherein the ring automatically couples the diagnostic sensor to the penis throughout a range of ring diameters, and a microcontroller in communication with the at least one diagnostic sensor. The at least one diagnostic sensor measures data during sexual activity and communicates the data to the microcontroller.
06/19/14
20140169795
Smartphone control of electrical devices
In some implementations a non-transitory storage device on a smartphone having a multi-sensory-recognition engine stored thereon is coupled to a microcontroller, a device-controller for an electrical device that is wirelessly coupled to the microcontroller, and at least one of a plurality of sensors is operably coupled to the microcontroller.. .
06/19/14
20140168037
Smart pixel lighting and display microcontroller
A light emitting assembly is described. In one embodiment, one or more light emitting diode (led) devices and one or more microcontrollers are bonded to a same side of a substrate, with the one or more microcontrollers to switch and drive the one or more led devices..
06/19/14
20140167618
Intelligent lighting system
Intelligent lighting system 100 is configured to operate from an ac source 12. An array of visible light emitting diodes (leds) 124 responds to environmental room conditions monitored by a sensor circuit.


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