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| Apparatus and localized detection and warning of severe weather|
An apparatus and method for determining the localized presence of severe weather and signaling an alarm. A sensor assembly may contain a number of sensors including a barometric pressure sensor, temperature sensor, and an optional humidity sensor.
Storm Warning, Llc
| Pressure sensor with real time health monitoring and compensation|
A pressure sensor may measure gas or liquid pressure. A chamber may have an inlet that receives the gas or liquid.
Mks Instruments, Inc.
| Reduction of non-linearity errors in automotive pressure sensors|
Methods and apparatus for reduction of non-linearity errors in automotive pressure sensors. A pressure sensor includes a pressure sensing element including a pair of parallel electrodes, a pair of ceramic plates, rigid glass seals and a connection between the pair of parallel electrodes and an integrated circuit (ic).
Sensata Technologies, Inc.
| Differential capacitive output pressure sensor and method|
A differential capacitive output pressure sensor device includes a pressure sensor diaphragm layer comprising a pressure sensing diaphragm portion, a movable electrode on the pressure sensing diaphragm portion, a fixed electrode, and a device layer electrode. The pressure sensor device further includes a device layer including a fixed element connected to the device layer electrode and a movable element connected to the movable electrode.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
| Capacitance-detection type pressure switch and pressure sensor|
A capacitance-detection pressure switch and pressure sensor that, in the connection between a diaphragm used as one electrode and a signal line for detecting a signal from the diaphragm, can ensure stable conduction without exerting an influence on operating characteristics of the diaphragm. A capacitance-detection type pressure switch of the present invention includes a metallic diaphragm that is displaced in response to a change in pressure of an operating medium supplied from a conduit, a movable electrode connected electrically to the diaphragm, a fixed electrode provided at an atmospheric pressure side of the diaphragm opposing the conduit, and an insulating film ensuring insulation between the fixed electrode and the diaphragm, wherein an electrode contact portion for connection to the movable electrode is formed as at least one projection extending toward an exterior on a part of the outer periphery of the diaphragm..
Saginomiya Seisakusho, Inc.
| Pressure sensor, especially pressure difference sensor|
The pressure sensor of the invention includes at least one platform, at least one measuring membrane 30, and a transducer, wherein the measuring membrane comprises a semiconductor material, wherein the measuring membrane, enclosing a pressure chamber, is secured on the platform, wherein the measuring membrane is contactable with at least one pressure and is elastically deformable in a pressure-dependent manner, wherein the transducer provides an electrical signal dependent on deformation of the measuring membrane, wherein the platform has a membrane bed, on which the measuring membrane lies in the case of overload, in order to support the measuring membrane, wherein the membrane bed 21 has a glass layer 20, whose surface faces the measuring membrane and forms a wall of the pressure chamber, wherein the surface of the glass layer has a contour, which is suitable for supporting the measuring membrane 30 in the case of overload, characterized in that the contour of the membrane bed 21 is obtainable by a sagging of an unsupported region of a glass plate at increased temperature, due to the force of gravity on the unsupported region of the glass plate, and subsequent cooling of the glass plate.. .
Endress+hauser Gmbh + Co. Kg
| Cooling system with low temperature load|
A system includes a temperature sensor, a pressure sensor, and a controller. The temperature sensor measures a temperature of a refrigerant at a compressor.
Heatcraft Refrigeration Products Llc
| Refrigeration apparatus|
Refrigeration apparatus r that includes a refrigerant circuit composed of compressor 11, gas cooler 28, electric expansion valve 39, and evaporator 41 includes: electric expansion valve 33; tank 36; split heat exchanger 29; electric expansion valve 43; electric expansion valve 47; auxiliary circuit 48; main circuit 38; low-pressure sensor 51; and control apparatus 57, in which control apparatus 57 regulates the pressure of the refrigerant after the refrigerant flows out of tank 36 but before flows into electric expansion valve 39 to be a first constant pressure when the pressure detected by low-pressure sensor 51 is smaller than a specified pressure, and regulates the pressure of the refrigerant to be a second constant pressure smaller than the first constant pressure when the pressure detected by low-pressure sensor 51 is larger than the specified pressure.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
| Methods and systems for diagnosing an intake oxygen sensor based on pressure|
Methods and systems are provided for diagnosing an intake oxygen sensor. In one example, a method may include indicating degradation of an intake oxygen sensor based on a first time constant of an output of the intake oxygen sensor and a second time constant of an output of a throttle inlet pressure sensor.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
| Systems, methods, and software for detecting the presence of subterranean tunnels and tunneling activity|
Apparatus and methods for detecting subsurface tunnels employ an aboveground air pressure sensor and one or more subsurface air pressure sensors. The output of the aboveground sensor forms the input to a numerical model whose input parameters account for the effects of depth and permeability and porosity of the earth on the propagation of pressure variations from the surface to the location of each subsurface sensor.
Transcend Engineering And Technology, Llc
Working machine having a hydraulically operated implement
A working machine including a movable implement, a hydraulic actuator for displacing the implement, and a hydraulic control system for enabling an operator to control movement of the implement. The control system allows the implement to be returned to a desired position or state, such as a return to dig position or a return to float state, in a single automated operation that is initiated by the operator actuating a switch at the same time as moving a joystick in a desired direction.
Cnh Industrial America Llc
Hydraulic block for a hydraulic assembly of a slip control system of a hydraulic vehicle brake system
A hydraulic block for a hydraulic assembly of a slip control system for a hydraulic vehicle brake system includes a mount for a brake circuit pressure sensor in a flat side of the hydraulic block. The mount for the brake circuit pressure sensor is configured to measure pressure in at least one brake circuit of the vehicle brake system and communicates with a connecting line through a transverse line and a vertical line.
Robert Bosch Gmbh
Diagnosing a pressure sensor in a vehicle body structure
A vehicle door is provided with a pressure sensor within a cavity in the door. The pressure sensor is coupled to a processor and is configured to determine the air pressure within the cavity of the door.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
High pressure sensor for use with a fluid delivery system
A pressure sensor for use with a fluid delivery system having good sensitivity at low pressure, but also configured to remain in operating condition after being exposed to high pressures is disclosed herein. In one variation, the pressure sensor includes a fluid path set, a deformable element associated with the fluid path set and configured to deform in response to an external pressure, and a pressure transducer for monitoring deformation of the deformable element.
Bayer Healthcare Llc
Mechanotherapeutic device and measurement method
A device for monitoring a treatment of posture of body parts in which a local mechanotherapeutic stimulus is applied includes an elastic material which is to be worn over the part of the body, a pressure regulating support, a pressure applicator and a pressure sensor. The support is fixed to the elastic material and passes over a region where mechanotherapeutic stimulus is to be applied.
Tartu Health Care College
System for assitance in transition between standing and sitting and between sitting and standing
A method for operating an assisting system for the disabled is disclosed. The assisting system includes a cushion, which includes a plurality of cushion chambers.
Life Assistant Ltd.
Wearable device for pulse reading
This invention describes a smart pulse reading device placed on a patient's hand or wrist, with which a pulse reading technique through digitalization and signal processing enables telemedicine such that a patient can receive medical attention. The invention includes the benefit of generating a specific prescription for a patient depending on the medical diagnosis.
Purge load port
A purge load port which is a load port devised with a purging plate and a purging module. The purging plate has inlet nozzles, outlet nozzles and recognizer; and the purging module has an inlet opening, an outlet opening, at least a temperature and humidity sensor, at least a flow meter and at least a pressure sensor.
Electronic device and driving same
An electronic device includes a display device including a display panel, a touch panel, and a touch sensing circuit configured to sense a touch input. The electronic device also includes an input pen configured to provide, to the touch sensing circuit, information on intensity of pressure applied to the display device.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
Information input and output apparatus and information input and output method
In a portable type information input and output apparatus having a portable housing, the control unit performs a control to determine whether a detected output by a first sensor (light sensor or atmospheric pressure sensor) for detecting a first environmental change in three-dimensional space exceeds a threshold value or not, and to execute command by regarding all or part of information obtained by a second sensor (acceleration sensor, angular velocity sensor, direction sensor, atmospheric pressure sensor or temperature sensor) for detecting a second environmental change in the three-dimensional space as an input information, and to generate an output signal according to the second environmental change in the three-dimensional space based on the input information, and to output the generated output signal as a vibration information from an information output device composed of at least one vibration device.. .
Usuda Research Institute & Systems Corporation
A glow plug adaptor for pressure measurement in a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine includes an adaptor sleeve attached to an adaptor head that contains a pressure sensor with a diaphragm. A sealing shoulder can be screwed into an opening in a combustion chamber to provide a pressure-tight seal and permit passage of signal conductors from the pressure sensor through the adaptor sleeve.
Kistler Holding Ag
Sensor, electronic device, microphone, blood pressure sensor, and touch panel
According to one embodiment, a sensor includes a deformable film portion, a first sensing element and a second sensing element. The first sensing element is fixed to the film portion, and includes a first magnetic layer of a first material, a first opposing magnetic layer, and a first intermediate layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
Sensor device, portable apparatus, electronic apparatus, and moving object
An electronic apparatus includes: a pressure sensor including a diaphragm portion that is deflected and deformed under pressure; an acceleration sensor that detects acceleration in a normal direction of the diaphragm portion; and a control unit that corrects a detection result of the pressure sensor using a detection result of the acceleration sensor. The acceleration sensor detects acceleration about three axes orthogonal to one another..
Seiko Epson Corporation
Pressure sensor, microphone, ultrasonic sensor, blood pressure sensor, and touch panel
A pressure sensor of an embodiment includes a support portion, a transformable membrane part and a sensor portion. The membrane part includes an end portion supported by the support portion, and a first area and a second area.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
A measurement device includes: a casing that includes a first air duct with an air inlet; a straightening grid; a first chamber; an opening plate including an opening; a second chamber; pressure sensors configured to measure a first pressure, a second pressure, and a third pressure, the first pressure being air pressure from the air inlet to the straightening grid, the second pressure being air pressure in the first chamber, the third pressure being air pressure in the second chamber; a specific opening configured to allow the opening plate to be replaceable; an open/close portion configured to open and close the specific opening; and a duct forming a second air duct between the measurement device and a measurement target.. .
Sanyo Denki Co., Ltd.
Detection of high stage valve leakage by pressure lockup
A valve leakage system includes a first pressure sensor, a high pressure shut off valve (hpsov) downstream of the first pressure sensor, and a manifold downstream of the hpsov. A second pressure sensor is in communication with the manifold; a system component (such as a lower pressure valve) is downstream of the manifold; and a duct is between the system component and the manifold.
Honeywell International Inc.
System for preventing contaminant intrusion in water supply networks
The system for preventing contaminant intrusion in water supply networks having at least one water reservoir and a plurality of interconnected underground water supply pipes extending therefrom includes at least one pneumatic pump and at least one water pressure sensor which communicate with the pipes. The pump draws ambient air from the atmosphere and pumps that air into one or more of the pipes under pressure, in the event that the sensor detects a water pressure below a predetermined threshold within the pipes.
King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals
Water flow control and supply system
A water control and supply system for a structure including a main water line coupled between a water supply and a structure. A conduit couples the main water line to a fixture.
Graded braking control device and control vehicle tire burst
The present invention provides a graded braking control device and control method for vehicle tire burst, and belongs to the technical field of vehicles. It solves the problems of rear-end collision and more instability of the vehicle resulting from emergency brake after vehicle tire burst.
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd
A hand-held blender includes a housing and a body. The body is disposed in the housing, and the body comprises a microprocessor, a pressure sensor, a pressure button, a driving device, a coupling, a stirring rod, a power switch and a safety protection device; the coupling is connected with the stirring rod and driving device, respectively; the microprocessor is connected with the driving device.
Huiyang Allan Plastic & Electric Industries Co., Limited
Walkway device and quantitative analysis of gait and its modification in rodents
A system and method for quantitatively assessing the changes in control of asymmetric locomotor behavior of an animal comprising analyzing the phase modulation in response to imposed asymmetric stepping tasks for quantitatively assessing changes in control of asymmetric locomotor behavior. A walkway gait device is provided comprising an elevated grid having at least one platform having a face and at least two or more pegs located in front or back of said platform, wherein each peg has a pressure sensor or switch in communication with a detection unit for capturing the pressure detected by one or more of the pressure sensors or switches.
West Virginia University
Control panel with printed led for vehicle and creating same
A control panel for a vehicle. The control panel includes a decorative layer and a control assembly.
Faurecia Interieur Industrie
Sip-and-puff controller of electrical devices for paraplegic or quadriplegic humans
In some implementations a system includes an environmental control unit and a sip-and-puff controller that is operable to be coupled to the environmental control unit via a wireless communication path, wherein the sip-and-puff controller includes a tube, an atmospheric pressure sensor mechanically coupled to the tube, a signal generator that is electrically coupled to the atmospheric pressure sensor and operable to receive readings from the atmospheric pressure sensor and operable to generate signals that are representative of a variable amount of sip and puff that is not limited to only on and off that are associated with control of a graphical user interface, and the system includes a wireless communication subsystem that is electrically coupled to the signal generator that is operable to transmit the signals that are representative of the variable amount of sip and puff to the environmental control unit via the wireless communication path.. .
Technology for detecting a fall of a person
A technology for detecting a fall of a person is provided. A corresponding device (100) comprises an interface (102) which is designed for capturing a time-dependent air pressure signal (600) that is determined by means of at least one air pressure sensor (104, 106) worn on the body of the person.
Display touch device
A display touch device includes a display panel; a touch panel disposed on one side of the display panel; and the third patterned electrodes disposed on a supporting substrate. The touch panel includes a transparent substrate; the first patterned electrodes disposed on the transparent substrate in a first direction; the second patterned electrodes disposed on the transparent substrate in a second direction.
Pressure detector capable of adjusting pressure sensitivity and touch input device including the same
A touch input device may be provided that includes: a pressure sensor; and a pressure detector. The pressure detector includes: a drive unit which applies a drive signal to the pressure sensor; a sensing unit which receives a signal from the pressure sensor and detects a change amount of a capacitance generated at the pressure sensor; and a controller which is configured to change and set the capacitance change amount corresponding to a predetermined pressure magnitude..
Air-tightness test equipment for turbine reduction gearbox
The present invention discloses air-tightness test equipment for a turbine reduction gearbox, comprising a base, characterized in that a product mounting plate is arranged and fixed on the base by a support frame, the product mounting plate is provided with a product positioning slot having an opening on its one side; a compression cylinder is arranged over the product mounting plate by a cylinder support plate, the compression cylinder is vertically arranged, and a piston rod of the compression cylinder faces downward and a sealed connector corresponding to the upper part of the product positioning slot is fixed at the lower end of the piston rod; the sealed connector has a cavity in which an inflator is arranged, and the inflator is connected with an inflator bump by a pipeline; the inflator pump is provided with a gas filtration device, the pipeline is provided with a gas valve, and a gas pressure sensor is arranged on the pipeline between the gas valve and the inflator; the compression cylinder, the inflator bump, the gas valve and the gas pressure sensor are connected to a controller, respectively.. .
Zhejiang Linix Motor Co., Ltd.
Seal monitor for probe or test chamber
A method of checking a seal of a probe chamber or test chamber (thermal chamber) during a freezing temperature chamber condition. The thermal chamber provided includes a probe card or a contactor for electrically testing a semiconductor device under test (dut), a gas inlet, a chiller which provides a freezing chamber temperature, and a pressure sensor for sensing a pressure in the thermal chamber (chamber pressure).
Texas Instruments Incorporated
Capacitive pressure sensing using ionic film sensors
Thin-film pressure sensors are disclosed herein. Such sensors include one or more electrodes in contact with a sensing material.
The Regents Of The University Of California
Double-acting pressure sensor
A pressure sensor includes a base having a bottom wall and a first sidewall enclosed with the bottom wall to form a first receiving space. A pressure sensitive film is located in the first receiving space and the peripheral portion of the pressure sensitive film is arranged on the first sidewall.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
Piezocapacitive type pressure sensor with porous dielectric layer
According to the present disclosure, there is provided a piezocapacitive type pressure sensor including a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer spaced apart from the first electrode layer, and a dielectric layer formed between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer, wherein the dielectric layer is made of a porous elastomer.. .
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology
Hvac system with automated flow direction detection
A heating, ventilation, or air conditioning (hvac) system with automated flow direction detection is provided. The hvac system includes one or more hoses configured to provide airflow from hvac equipment, a bidirectional pressure sensor coupled to the hoses, and a controller coupled to the bidirectional pressure sensor.
Johnson Controls Technology Company
Altitude measurement device and portable object comprising the same
Altitude measurement device including an atmospheric pressure sensor arranged to be compressed or to expand in a rectilinear direction as a function of the atmospheric pressure to be measured which increases or decreases, wherein the movements of deformation of the atmospheric pressure sensor are transformed, via a transmission system, into a pivoting motion, in a plane perpendicular to the rectilinear direction of deformation of the atmospheric pressure sensor, of an activation system which drives the pivoting of an indicator hand, wherein the indicator hand moves over a graduated circular scale, wherein the atmospheric pressure sensor is arranged to be able to be moved in one direction or in the opposite direction depending on the rectilinear direction of deformation thereof relative to the other components of the altitude measurement device, wherein the atmospheric pressure sensor is mounted on a seat which is fixed in a support, which forms a case with a cover.. .
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd.
A controller sets a target flow rate of a regenerative hydraulic motor at zero or a low flow rate within an extent in which hydraulic pressure in a regeneration hydraulic line does not become negative pressure when a detected pressure ps detected by a pressure sensor is lower than a first set value previously set by overload relief valves, sets the target flow rate of the regenerative hydraulic motor at a value corresponding to the detected pressure when the detected pressure is higher than or equal to the first set value, and controls the revolution speed of a generator/motor in such a manner that a flow rate through the regenerative hydraulic motor equals the target flow rate. With such features, excellent operability equivalent to that in the conventional technology can be secured..
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
Aspiration monitoring system and method
A system for real time monitoring of catheter aspiration includes a pressure sensor configured for placement in fluid communication with a lumen which at least partially includes an aspiration lumen of a catheter, the aspiration lumen configured to couple to a vacuum source, a measurement device coupled to the pressure sensor and configured for measuring deviations in fluid pressure, and a communication device coupled to the measurement device and configured to generate a continuous signal which is proportional to measured fluid pressure.. .
Pressure sensing guidewires
A medical device for measuring blood pressure includes a proximal shaft and a distal member including a slotted tube defining a distal lumen extending through the slotted tube, the distal lumen aligned with the proximal lumen and including a distal lumen inner surface. A distal cap is secured to the distal member, the distal cap including a distal cap inner surface defining a void space and an optical pressure sensor is disposed within the void space.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
Detection and evaluation of user grip with a handheld tool
Techniques and mechanisms for detecting and evaluating grip by a user operating a handheld tool. In an embodiment, the tool includes a handle, one or more pressure sensors disposed in or on the handle, and an attachment arm.
Verily Life Sciences Llc
Piezoelectricity pvdf materials and making the same
This invention provides kilometer-long, endlessly parallel, spontaneously piezoelectric and thermally stable poly(vinylidene fluoride) (pvdf) ribbons using iterative size reduction technique based on thermal fiber drawing method. The pvdf ribbons are thermally stable and conserve the polar γ phase even after being exposed to heat treatment above the melting point of pvdf.
Suturing training device and method
An apparatus for training suturing techniques. The apparatus comprises: (i) a suturing cartridge presentation display with a first receptacle for demountably engaging therein a first suturing cartridge and a second receptacle for demountably engaging therein a second suturing cartridge, (ii) a microprocessor, a graphical user interface, and at least one software program for cooperating with the microprocessor for training, monitoring, reporting suturing techniques; and (iii) a housing for mounting therein the suturing cartridge presentation display, the microprocessor, and the graphical user interface.
Uti Limited Partnership
Flat covered leadless pressure sensor assemblies suitable for operation in extreme environments
This disclosure provides example methods, devices and systems associated with flat covered leadless pressure sensor assemblies suitable for operation in extreme environments. In one embodiment, a system may comprise a semiconductor substrate having a first side and a second side; a diaphragm disposed on the first side of the semiconductor substrate; a first cover coupled to the first side of the semiconductor substrate such that it overlays at least the diaphragm, wherein a pressure applied at the first cover is transferred to the diaphragm; and a sensing element disposed on the second side of the semiconductor substrate, wherein the sensing element is used to measure the pressure..
Kulite Semiconductor Products, Inc.
Dynamic pressure sensor
According to various embodiments, a dynamic pressure sensor includes a substrate, a reference volume formed in the substrate, a deflectable membrane sealing the reference volume, a deflection sensing element coupled to the membrane and configured to measure a deflection of the membrane, and a ventilation hole configured to equalize an absolute pressure inside the reference volume with an absolute ambient pressure outside the reference volume.. .
Infineon Technologies Ag
Pressure sensor, altimeter, electronic apparatus, and moving object
A pressure sensor includes a pressure sensor device including a diaphragm that undergoes bending deformation under pressure and a sensor section disposed on the diaphragm and a pressure sensor device including a diaphragm that undergoes bending deformation under pressure and a sensor section disposed on the diaphragm, and one of the sensor sections has a positive temperature characteristic, and the other has a negative temperature characteristic.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation
Pressure detecting apparatus, controlling the pressure detecting apparatus, and program
In a pressure detecting apparatus, a pressure sensor includes a piezoelectric sheet that generates a piezoelectric signal according to a load that is applied. A touch detecting unit detects contact with the pressure sensor.
Nissha Printing Co., Ltd.
A measurement device for measuring an airflow volume of a wind-blowing apparatus includes, a housing that includes an air duct with an air inlet and an air outlet, the air inlet being configured to take in air, the air outlet being configured to send out the taken air, an opening member installed inside the air duct, the opening member including an opening allowing the air taken from the air inlet to pass therethrough, pressure sensors configured to measure air pressures before and after the air passes through the opening member in the air duct, and an orifice provided on the opening member to change a size of the opening.. .
Sanyo Denki Co., Ltd.