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 Apparatus and  sound modulation using touch screen with pressure sensor patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus and sound modulation using touch screen with pressure sensor
Disclosed are an apparatus and a method of generating a sound by using a touch screen. A sound modulation apparatus according to the present invention includes: a sensor information input unit configured to receive sensing information on a position, at which a touch input of a user is applied to the screen, and pressure according to the touch input applied to the screen; and a sound modulation unit configured to set a tone frequency and volume of a sound to be output, and set the tone frequency according to the position, to which the touch input of the user is applied, and set the volume according to a size of the pressure according to the touch input..
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University


 Workplace activity evaluator patent thumbnailnew patent Workplace activity evaluator
An activity evaluator includes an evaluation module configured to collect human activity data from at least two sensors, which may include a sensor on equipment, a location sensor, an rfid sensor, a physiological sensor, a weight sensor, a chemical sensor, a heat sensor, a pressure sensor and a camera, and analyze the collected data to determine an activity evaluation indicative of an activity safety level. A communications module is configured to communicate at least one of the activity evaluation and the collective activity level-related data to a distinct computer system.
Hartford Fire Insurance Company


 Pressure stepped microwave assisted digestion patent thumbnailnew patent Pressure stepped microwave assisted digestion
An instrument and method for high pressure microwave assisted chemistry are disclosed. The method includes the steps of applying microwave radiation to a sample in a sealed vessel while measuring the temperature of the sample and measuring the pressure generated inside the vessel and until the measured pressure reaches a designated set point, opening the vessel to release gases until the pressure inside the vessel reaches a lower designated set point, closing the vessel, and repeating the steps of opening the vessel at designated pressure set points and closing the vessel at designated pressure set points to the sample until the sample reaction reaches a designated high temperature.
Cem Corporation


 Droplet-based capacitive pressure sensor patent thumbnailnew patent Droplet-based capacitive pressure sensor
A pressure sensing apparatus which utilizes an electrolytic droplet retained between a first and second sensing electrode within a housing. Contact between the electrolyte droplet and the electrodes form electric double layers (edl) having interfacial edl capacitance proportional to interface contact area which varies in response to mechanical pressure applied to deform exterior portions of the housing.
The Regents Of The University Of California


 Measurement fixture for a battery cell patent thumbnailnew patent Measurement fixture for a battery cell
A measurement fixture for a battery cell is provided when the battery cell is connected to an apparatus. The measurement fixture comprises a chamber, a pressure sensor and an expansion sensor.
Chroma Ate Inc.


 Pressure operation control module of coolant recovery device patent thumbnailnew patent Pressure operation control module of coolant recovery device
A pressure operation control module is provided for a coolant recovery device and includes a gas path flow division module, two pressure-variable cylinders, a motor, and at least one the control circuit. The gas path flow division module has high-pressure and low-pressure coolant terminals respectively coupled to high-pressure and low-pressure electromagnetic valves and high-pressure and low-pressure sensors for providing connection control and pressure detection of the high-pressure and low-pressure terminals for coolant recovery.
Boundless Lin Co., Ltd.


 Modular actuator concept for a clutch actuator patent thumbnailnew patent Modular actuator concept for a clutch actuator
A modular concept is proposed for an actuator, in particular a clutch and/or transmission actuator. An electric motor is provided with a universal flange.
Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg


 System and  operation of a pump with feed and dispense sensors, filtration and dispense confirmation, and reduced pressure priming of filter patent thumbnailnew patent System and operation of a pump with feed and dispense sensors, filtration and dispense confirmation, and reduced pressure priming of filter
A pumping system with a pressure sensor positioned on the fill side and a pressure sensor on the dispense side to obtain and provide pressure information that can be used by a controller in determining various operating profiles. To avoid trapping air in a process fluid, a pressure sensor can be flush mounted or mounted at an angle on the sidewall of a feed chamber, a bottle, or a reservoir tank at or near the bottom or half-height.
Entegris, Inc.


 Method for assisting with the detection of damage to a turbojet duct patent thumbnailnew patent Method for assisting with the detection of damage to a turbojet duct
A method for assisting with the detection of damage to a duct, the duct being designed such as to convey a pressurised air flow collected at the outlet of a high pressure compressor of a turbine engine to a first pressure sensor and a second pressure sensor of a computer, the method including: (a) measuring a first air pressure at the first pressure sensor; (b) measuring a second air pressure at the second pressure sensor; (c) determining a theoretical pressure of the air flow at the outlet of the high-pressure compressor; (d) performing a first test regarding the difference between the first value and the theoretical pressure; (e) performing a second test regarding the difference between the second value and the theoretical pressure; and performing a final test, which is positive if the first difference test and the second difference test are positive, and negative otherwise.. .
Safran Aircraft Engines


 Pressure boosting device patent thumbnailnew patent Pressure boosting device
A pressure boosting device increases pressure of a fluid flowing through a conduit (5) and includes a booster pump (2), a control device (12), controlling the booster pump (2), as well as a pressure sensor (8) arranged at the exit side of the booster pump (2) and connected to the control device. The control device (12) is configured to control the booster pump, in an operating region, in a start-stop operation, a switching off of the booster pump (2) when reaching an upper pressure limit value (p1) and a switching on of the booster pump (2) when reaching a lower pressure limit value (p2).
Grundfos Management A/s


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Die condition detection

A die is supported in a die holder such as a frame or an adapter supported in a frame such that it is operational use in a material deforming operation. One or both of the die and the die holder have at least one gas passage which is substantially closed by at least part of the die.
Henrob Limited

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Clamping apparatus and manufacturing a mask using the same

A clamping apparatus includes a clamping frame, a first guide, a clamp, a linear driver, and a pressure sensor. The first guide is disposed on the clamping frame.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

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Intracardiac medical device with pressure sensing

An implantable medical device includes a housing having a proximal end and a distal end, a control module enclosed by the housing, and a pressure sensor electrically coupled to the control module. A fixation member is coupled to the housing distal end for anchoring the housing distal end at a fixation site within a cardiovascular system of a patient, and the pressure sensor is spaced apart proximally from the fixation member..
Medtronic, Inc.

Mobile electronic device, control method, and non-transitory storage medium

A mobile electronic device (e.g., a mobile phone) includes a sensor and at least one controller. The controller performs a control base on a detection result that is detected by the sensor.
Kyocera Corporation

Vehicle alarming method, device, and storage medium

A vehicle alarming method includes measuring a pressure value of a vehicle through a pressure sensor, detecting whether a paired terminal corresponding to the vehicle is within a preset distance range when the pressure value of the vehicle is reduced to a preset pressure range, and performing alarming when the paired terminal is not detected.. .
Xiaomi Inc.

Pressure-based parking detection system

The present invention is notably directed to computerized method for detecting parking-related events from a mobile device. The latter comprising a pressure sensor and a peak detection module.
Sensirion Ag

Input device haptics and pressure sensing

Input device haptics and pressure sensing techniques are described. An input device includes an outer surface, a pressure sensor and haptic feedback mechanism, and a pressure sensing and haptic feedback module.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and methods for estimating fuel type and fuel properties using sonic speed

Diagnostic systems including a pressure sensor, a determiner in communication with the pressure sensor, wherein the determiner is structured to estimate a sonic speed of a fuel based on identification of a fundamental oscillation frequency are disclosed. Also disclosed are diagnostic methods comprising receiving, by a pressure interpreter, a pressure signal, determining, by a determiner in communication with the pressure interpreter, a fundamental frequency of oscillation of the pressure signal, and determining, by the determiner, a sonic speed of a fuel based on the fundamental frequency of oscillation..
Cummins Inc.

Pressure sensor, acoustic microphone, blood pressure sensor, and touch panel

According to one embodiment, a pressure sensor includes a film part, and a sensing unit. A circumscribing rectangle circumscribing a configuration of a film surface of the film part has a first side, a second side, a third side connected to one end of the first side and one end of the second side, a fourth side connected to one other end of the first side and one other end of the second side, and a centroid of the circumscribing rectangle.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Device and damping pressure fluctuations in the delivery line of a thick-matter pump

A device for damping pressure fluctuations in a delivery line of a thick-matter piston pump. The device includes a container communicating with the delivery line and at least partially filled with a compressible fluid.
Putzmeister Solid Pumps Gmbh

Regulation of fuel rail pressure using electronic fuel transfer pump in low pressure fuel circuits

Systems and related methods for regulating fuel rail pressure for internal combustion engines utilizing an electronic fuel transfer pump (eftp) on the low side to provide robust control of fuel pressure on the high side. The eftp is in fluid communication with a low-pressure fuel circuit for providing a low-pressure fuel flow at a low pressure to a high-pressure pump.
Cummins Inc.

Valve fault detection

Methods and systems are described for detecting valve actuation faults in internal combustion engines operating in a skip fire operational mode. In one aspect, for each skip fire working cycle, an expected exhaust pressure is determined for a time period corresponding to a potential exhaust event.
Tula Technology, Inc.

Monitoring an engine by means of cylinder pressure sensors, preferably in lean gas engines with a flushed prechamber

A method for operating an internal combustion engine, in particular a gas engine, preferably a lean gas engine, which has at least one cylinder, in order to improve the combustion process, a prechamber is provided for igniting a mixture in a main chamber. A pressure curve is detected by a pressure sensor in the main chamber dependent on a crank angle, and the quantity of supplied fuel is controlled or regulated for each individual cylinder using a fuel metering device and the pressure sensor dependent on a desired output and/or a desired torque and/or a desired rotational speed of the internal combustion engine..
Mtu Friedrichshafen Gmbh

Writer for tire pressure sensor

A writer for a tire pressure sensor is disclosed, which is adapted to hold the tire pressure sensor to write a program to the tire pressure sensor. The tire pressure sensor has a first connection port.
Mobiletron Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method of monitoring health status of a patient

Foley type catheter embodiments for sensing physiologic data from a urinary tract of a patient are disclosed. The system includes the catheter and a data processing apparatus and methods for sensing physiologic data from the urinary tract.
Theranova, Llc

System and dough extrusion

A system and method for extrusion of dough is disclosed. The system includes an auger for moving the dough; a metering pump comprising an input; a first motor for actuating the auger to transfer dough to the input of the metering pump; a first encoder for reading a position or speed of the first motor and for transmitting a signal associated with the position or speed of the first motor; and a controller configured to receive the signal from the first encoder to control operation of the first motor.
The Hillshire Brands Company

Pressure-based input user devices

Concepts and technologies disclosed herein are directed to a pressure-based input method for user devices. According to one aspect disclosed herein, a user device can receive an output from a pressure sensor.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Inline rheology/viscosity, density, and flow rate measurement

A system for performing inline measurements of flow rate, density, and rheology of a flowing fluid is disclosed, comprising: (a) a rheology measurement subsystem comprising: a horizontal tube of internal radius rh; means for measuring a velocity profile of a test fluid flowing through said horizontal tube at a distance x0 from its upstream end; and means for determining wall shear stress at a boundary between said flowing fluid and an inner surface of said horizontal tube; (b) a density measurement subsystem comprising: a vertical tube of internal radius rv in fluid connection with said horizontal tube; a pressure sensor for measuring the pressure of said test fluid within said vertical tube at a location y1; and, (c) a pressure sensor for measuring the pressure of said test fluid within said vertical tube at a location y2 downstream from y1 and displaced vertically from y1 by a distance Δh.. .
Aspect Imaging Ltd.

Pressure sensor and producing the pressure sensor

A pressure sensor has a substrate and a transistor structure. The substrate has a cavity formed in the substrate.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Method and calibrating and testing multiple superheat controllers

A method of calibrating a plurality of superheat controllers includes attaching a plurality of superheat controllers to a manifold assembly, enclosing the manifold assembly within an environmental chamber, and simultaneously calibrating a pressure sensor within each of the plurality of superheat controllers.. .
Dunan Microstaq, Inc.

Method of testing a proper functioning of a selective catalytic reduction system

A method and system is disclosed to test for a proper functioning of a selective catalytic reduction system of an internal combustion engine. The engine is operated at idle speed and a functionality check of the pressure sensor is executed.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Control dispensing small precise amounts of liquid reagents

A precision volumetric liquid dispensing instrument is disclosed that includes two pressure sensors and a fluid passageway with a defined volume portion in communication with the two sensors for receiving and distributing liquid in relatively small volumes. One of the pressure sensors is positioned to measure pressure at one portion of the defined volume portion of the fluid passageway and the other of the gas pressure sensors is positioned to measure gas pressure at a different portion of the defined volume portion of the passageway.
Cem Corporation

Damper control device

A damper control device includes a rate sensor that detects a pitching angular velocity of a vehicle body, a vehicle speed sensor, a steering angle sensor and a calculation unit that detect a roll angle and a yaw angular velocity of the vehicle body, a pressure sensor that detects a pressure of a contraction-side chamber in a front-wheel side damper, a pressure sensor that detects a pressure of a contraction-side chamber in a rear-wheel side damper, and a correction unit that corrects the pitching angular velocity. The pressures are controlled on the basis of the corrected pitching angular velocity and the pressures.
Kyb Corporation

Soft body robot for physical interaction with humans

A robot designed for reducing collision impacts during human interaction. The robot includes a robot controller including a joint control module.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Control dispensing small precise amounts of liquid reagents

A precision volumetric liquid dispensing instrument is disclosed that includes two pressure sensors and a fluid passageway with a defined volume portion in communication with the two sensors for receiving and distributing liquid in relatively small volumes. One of the pressure sensors is positioned to measure pressure at one portion of the defined volume portion of the fluid passageway and the other of the gas pressure sensors is positioned to measure gas pressure at a different portion of the defined volume portion of the passageway.
Cem Corporation

Firefighting monitor

A firefighting monitor includes logic circuitry for determining the reaction force caused by the flow of firefighting fluid therethrough. The reaction force may be communicated to structures remote from the monitor for taking appropriate actions in response to the reaction forces exceeding one or more criteria.
Elkhart Brass Manufacturing Company, Inc.

Pressure-sensing devices

A pressure-sensing device includes a device frame, a flexible membrane, a pressure sensor, and device electronics. The device frame includes a base surface that rests on a supporting structure and a frame attachment region located opposite to the base surface such that the frame attachment region is raised from the supporting structure when the base surface is resting on the supporting structure.
Minna Life, Inc.

Implantable pressure sensor

The invention describes an implantable pressure sensor having a housing, wherein the housing has walls and two or more pressure transfer membranes bounding an internal volume, wherein the pressure transfer membranes are not coplanar.. .
Biotronik Se & Co. Kg

Touch display device

The touch display device includes a cover plate, a touch sensor unit, a display unit and a pressure sensor unit. The touch sensor unit is configured to sense a touch signal applied to the cover plate, the display unit includes a liquid crystal function layer and a backlight module.
Suzhou O-film Tech. Co., Ltd.

Organic light emitting display device and manufacturing the same

The present disclosure relates to an organic light emitting display (oled) device and a method for manufacturing the same, and an electronic apparatus employing the oled device. The oled device according to the present disclosure includes a touch screen, a display panel, a flexible circuit board and a plurality of pressure sensors.
Everdisplay Optronics (shanghai) Limited

Encapsulated pressure sensor

An encapsulated pressure sensor includes a pressure sensor having a pressure sensing surface and a mounting surface. The mounting surface is attached to a mounting substrate.
Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

Pressure sensor system

A pressure sensor system having a pressure sensor chip is specified. The pressure sensor chip is mounted on a mounting receptacle of a ceramic housing body having a pressure feed guided to the pressure sensor chip.
Epcos Ag

Pressure equalizing element

The invention relates to a measuring transducer (1) for metrological registering of a pressure to be measured (p) as relative pressure (pr) referenced to a reference pressure (pref) reigning in the environment of the measuring transducer (1), comprising a housing (2), a relative pressure sensor (3) arranged in the housing (2), a pressure supply, via which the pressure to be measured (p) is fed to the relative pressure sensor (3), and a reference pressure supply (5), via which the reference pressure (pref) is fed to the relative pressure sensor (3), wherein an entrance of and to the reference pressure supply (5) communicates with an opening in a housing outer wall (2a), on whose exterior the reference pressure (pref) acts, characterized in that a pressure equalizing element (6) is applied in the entrance of the reference pressure supply (5), and the pressure equalizing element (6) has a securement element (7), a filter element (8) and a protective cap (9).. .
Endress + Hauser Gmbh + Co. Kg

Pressure transmitter with overpressure protection

A process fluid pressure transmitter is provided. The process fluid pressure transmitter includes a pressure sensor having an electrical characteristic that changes in response to a deformation of the pressure sensor in response to pressure.
Rosemount Inc.

Mobile device, control method, and non-transitory storage medium

A mobile device comprises an atmospheric pressure sensor configured to acquire a value of atmospheric pressure acting on the mobile device, an acceleration sensor configured to acquire a value of acceleration acting on the mobile device, and at least one controller configured to determine a moving state of the mobile device based on the value of atmospheric pressure and the value of acceleration, wherein the at least one controller is configured to determine the moving state of the mobile device based on the value of atmospheric pressure when the value of atmospheric pressure changed per an unit interval is equal to or greater than a threshold value, under the determination result which has been acquired based on the value of acceleration and indicates that the mobile device is not in movement.. .
Kyocera Corporation

Pressure sensor, altimeter, electronic apparatus, and moving object

A pressure sensor includes a package having a cavity, a pressure sensor device arranged in the cavity, and a filler that covers the pressure sensor device. The pressure sensor device has a diaphragm having a pressure receiving surface and a hollow section, and in the direction of a normal to the pressure receiving surface, between a first imaginary plane containing the lower surface of the pressure sensor device and a second imaginary plane containing the upper surface of the pressure sensor device is located a middle point of the filler in the normal direction..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Manufacturing catheter sensors

Pressure sensors and their methods of manufacturing, where the pressure sensors have a small, thin form factor and may include features designed to improve manufacturability and where the method of manufacturing may improve yield and reduce overall costs.. .
Silicon Microstructures, Inc.

High over-pressure capable silicon die pressure sensor

A sensor includes a diaphragm having a bonding portion and a main boss separated from the bonding portion by at least one channel, the main boss having a first side face, a second side face and a chamfered corner face connecting the first side face to the second side face. A base of the sensor has a first contact area aligned with the main boss and separated from the main boss, wherein the bonding portion of the diaphragm is bonded to the base.
Rosemount Inc.

High over-pressure capable silicon die pressure sensor with extended pressure signal output

A pressure sensor includes a base having a high-pressure contact portion, and a diaphragm positioned over the base and having an external top surface opposite the base. The external top surface is defined within a closed perimeter and external side surfaces extend down from an entirety of the closed perimeter toward the base.
Rosemount Inc.

Pressure sensor including deformable pressure vessel(s)

Techniques are described herein that perform pressure sensing using pressure sensor(s) that include deformable pressure vessel(s). A pressure vessel is an object that has a cross section that defines a void.
Kionix, Inc.

Pressure sensor

A pressure sensor includes a pressure sensor element, a joint provided to a target member, and an attachment member that is fitted into the joint through the connection section and connected to the target member. Each of the pressure sensor element and the joint is formed of a material that is not embrittled upon being in contact with a fluid to be measured that embrittles a material, and more rigid than the attachment member.
Nagano Keiki Co., Ltd.

Pressure sensitive element and pressure sensor

A pressure sensitive element has a support substrate, a sensor electrode, a pressure sensing film and an insulating layer; the pressure sensing film being arranged opposing to the sensor electrode; the insulating layer having an opening, and being provided between the support substrate and the pressure sensing film; at least a part of an opening edge of the opening being fallen on the sensor electrode; an exposed part as a part of the sensor electrode being exposed inside the opening, leaving a buried part as the other part of the sensor electrode buried under the insulating layer.. .
Nippon Mektron, Ltd.

Multi-functional sensor system for gas turbine combustion monitoring and control

Thermoacoustic sensors, such as dynamic pressure sensors, in the combustor measure vibratory responses of the combustor. An integrated monitoring and control system controller correlates sensor readings with combustion thermoacoustic properties in order to identify combustion anomalies by wavelet or fourier analysis techniques; determine bulk temperature characteristics within the combustor with dominant mode frequency analysis techniques; and optionally determines absolute active path temperatures within the combustor with acoustic pyrometry transmission and time-of-flight analysis techniques.
Siemens Energy, Inc.

Blood reservoir with fluid volume measurement based on pressure sensor

A system includes a fluid reservoir, a differential pressure sensor, and a controller. The fluid reservoir has a bottom and is to hold a fluid.
Sorin Group Italia S.r.l.

Compensated fluid level transmitter

A fluid level transmitter combination for placement on a tank having ≦2 tank apertures. A first and second flange provides a first, second and third flange aperture over the tank aperture(s).
Honeywell International Inc.

Barometric sensor integration in a water resistant electronic device

An electronic device having a pressure sensor configured to determine pressure is disclosed. The electronic device includes an enclosure defining an internal volume.
Apple Inc.

Determining fluid leakage volume in pipelines

A method and an apparatus for determining leakage volume of fluid in transportation pipelines are provided. The method comprises: obtaining the negative pressure wave signals detected by at least two pressure sensors arranged on the pipeline; determining the pressure signal at the leakage location based on the negative pressure wave signals; determining the leakage rate during a leakage period based on the pressure signal at the leakage location according to a leakage model; and determining the leakage volume of the fluid in the pipeline based on the leakage rate and the leakage period.
International Business Machines Corporation

Work cycle determination system for a pump

A work cycle determination system for a fracking pump is provided. The work cycle determination system includes a pressure sensor adapted to generate a signal indicative of a pressure generated by the fracking pump, and a controller communicably coupled to the pressure sensor.
Caterpillar Inc.

Energy generation from bouyancy effect

A power generation apparatus for underwater power generation including at least two balloons completely submerged under a water surface of a water body, wherein a first balloon is filled with a gas and a second balloon is initially empty, a first and a second flexible hose, a plurality of hose reels, a plurality of pulleys, a cord connecting the first balloon and the second balloon, a pump connected to the first flexible hose and the second flexible hose in an airtight manner, a first valve, a second valve, at least two pressure sensors and at least two flow rate sensors, a generator. The apparatus further includes a power controller that reads data from the at least two pressure sensors and the at least two flow rate sensors to control the opening of the first valve, the second valve, and a pumping direction of the pump..

High-speed transmission of annulus pressure-while-drilling by data compression

A method for transmitting data from a downhole tool to a surface location includes running a downhole tool into a wellbore. The downhole tool includes a pressure sensor.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation



Pressure Sensor topics:
  • Pressure Sensor
  • Blood Pressure
  • Refrigerant
  • Storage Device
  • Electric Vehicle
  • Electronic Cigarette
  • Integrated Circuit
  • Signal Processing
  • Hemodynamic
  • Blood Vessel
  • Temperature Measurement
  • Ion Channel
  • Carotid Arteries
  • Carotid Artery
  • Intracranial


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