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 Mobile device sensor data subscribing and sharing patent thumbnailMobile device sensor data subscribing and sharing
Techniques for mobile devices to subscribe and share raw sensor data are provided. The raw sensor data associated with sensors (e.g., accelerometers, gyroscopes, compasses, pedometers, pressure sensors, audio sensors, light sensors, barometers) of a mobile device can be used to determine the movement or activity of a user.
Apple Inc.


 Apparatus and  active noise cancellation in a personal listening device patent thumbnailApparatus and active noise cancellation in a personal listening device
Personal listening device (pld) includes earphone housing having therein (a) inertial sensor to detect motion of pld and to generate motion signal, (b) pressure sensor to detect compression of portion of pld and to generate pressure sensor signal, and (c) speaker to receive anti-noise signal and desired audio signal from electronic device, and active noise control (anc) system to generate anti-noise signal as being one of first or second anti-noise signal. Anc system includes processor, vibration detector to detect vibration of the pld based on at least one of motion signal or pressure sensor signal, and anc anti-noise generator to generate first anti-noise signal when vibrations are not detected by vibration detector, and to generate second anti-noise signal when vibrations are detected by vibration detector.
Apple Inc.


 Continuous sensor measurement in harsh environments patent thumbnailContinuous sensor measurement in harsh environments
A sensor module may be formed including a core of ferromagnetic material associated with a wire coil forming a passive inductor resonant circuit, which may be used in temperature sensor modules and pressure sensor modules suitable for use in high temperature, high pressure, and corrosive environments. The passive inductor resonant circuits of the sensors may be tuned such that its resonant frequency is in a bounded frequency band interrogable with an electromagnetic energy signal having a frequency of less than or equal to about 10 mhz.
Fmc Technologies, Inc.


 Air data sensor for an aircraft patent thumbnailAir data sensor for an aircraft
Air data sensing apparatus comprising: an aircraft panel; a blister arranged on a surface of the aircraft panel, the blister comprising an upstream portion and a downstream portion, the upstream portion being rounded in three dimensions and having a rounded outer edge surface spaced laterally from the aircraft panel; a plurality of apertures in the surface of the aircraft panel, the apertures being adjacent to the upstream portion of the blister, and spaced from the blister; a plurality of conduits, each conduit being in fluid communication with a respective aperture; and one or more pressure sensors arranged to measure a pressure in each of the conduits.. .
Bae Systems Plc


 Monolithic mems platform for integrated pressure, temperature, and gas sensor patent thumbnailMonolithic mems platform for integrated pressure, temperature, and gas sensor
The present disclosure is directed to a monolithic mems (micro-electromechanical system) platform having a temperature sensor, a pressure sensor and a gas sensor, and an associated method of formation. In some embodiments, the mems platform includes a semiconductor substrate having one or more transistor devices and a temperature sensor.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


 Probe patent thumbnailProbe
A temperature and pressure probe (40) comprising an elongate outer tube (42) and elongate inner tube (56). Each tube having a peripheral wall (44, 58), a first open end (46, 60) and a second closed end (48, 62); the outer tube thereby defining an outer cavity (52) and the inner tube defining an inner cavity (66).
Rolls-royce Plc


 Tank leakage diagnosis having a fuel tank as a pressure store patent thumbnailTank leakage diagnosis having a fuel tank as a pressure store
The invention relates to a system (1) and to a corresponding method for tank leakage diagnosis. The system (1) comprises a fuel tank (3), a pressure source (5, 9), and a pressure sensor (7).
Robert Bosch Gmbh


 Semiconductor pressure sensor patent thumbnailSemiconductor pressure sensor
A semiconductor pressure sensor for measuring an external pressure exerted on the sensor, comprises a membrane, and a bridge comprising a first and a second resistor pair, arranged on a first resp. Second side portion of the membrane.
Melexis Technologies Nv


 Temperature-controlled beverage dispenser patent thumbnailTemperature-controlled beverage dispenser
A temperature-controlled beverage dispenser is disclosed, which provides a cold plate having disposed therein beverage lines and refrigerant lines. The refrigerant lines may be connected to a cooling system, such as a heat exchanger, which is configured to remove heat from the cold plate.
Cleland Sales Corporation


 Electronic control for a rotary fluid device patent thumbnailElectronic control for a rotary fluid device
A fluid system is provided including a fluid pump having an output and an electric motor coupled to the fluid pump. The electric motor is adapted to operate the fluid pump in response to an electrical signal.
Eaton Corporation


Well fluid sampling confirmation and analysis


An in-well type sampling system including a sampling chamber actuable to receive a fluid sample and a pressure source coupled to the sampling chamber to supply pressure to the sampling chamber after the sampling chamber actuating. A pressure sensor is provided in communication with the pressure source to measure the pressure of the pressure source.
Halliburton Energy Services Inc.


Recycling hydrogen generator


The recycling hydrogen generator is an interactive system of chlorine filters and compartments for the reuse of electrolytic residue in hydrogen generation, including various size and type anodes and cathodes controlling the rate of hydrogen production; a pressure sensor and cut-off switch for the electricity to the terminals; and a breakable window for the instant remix of the electrolytic residue; all of which are required to ensure safety in the application of this small scale generator to individual automobile and home use.. .

Sensor device with multi-stimulus sensing and fabrication


A sensor device includes sensors that sense different physical stimuli. Fabrication of the device entails forming a device structure having a first and second wafer layers with a signal routing layer interposed between them.
Freescale Semiconducto, Inc.


Method for a filling valve, and a filling valve system


A filling valve system configured to discharge a predetermined volume of liquid product to individual packages is provided. The system comprises at least one filling valve; a controller configured to open the at least one filling valve thus allowing liquid product to be discharged and configured to close the at least one filling valve; and a flow meter configured to measure the amount of liquid product being discharged through the at least one filling valve.
Tetra Laval Holdings & Finance S.a.


System for measuring and monitoring blood pressure


A system and method for measuring and monitoring blood pressure is provided. The system includes a wearable device and a tonometry device coupled to the wearable device.

In-vivo pressure monitoring system


A system for in-vivo monitoring of pressure of a body fluid. The system comprises a delivery component and an elongate sensor delivery member shaped so as to pass through the delivery component when it has been inserted in to a patient.
Sinvent As


Digital security system, method and program


Provided are a digital security system, method and a program that prevent erroneous reports and failed reports to improve reliability, while allowing reporting an abnormal situation in security, even in front of a suspicious person, without the suspicious person's awareness. The digital security system comprises an abdominal pressure signal acquisition unit (101) that acquires an abdominal pressure signal from an abdominal pressure sensor (10) for detecting a user's abdominal pressure and acquires a respiration signal from a respiration sensor (20) for detecting the user's breathing, an abdominal pressure signal extraction unit (102) that subtracts the respiration signal component from the acquired abdominal pressure signal to extract an abdominal pressure signal with suppressed influence of respiration, an abnormality determination unit (112) that determines whether it is abnormality based on the abdominal pressure signal from which the respiration signal component has been subtracted, and an alarm sending unit (203) that reports an abnormal situation based on a determination result as being the occurrence of an abnormal situation..
Technomirai Co., Ltd.


Fall detector and alert system


A fall detection and alert system and associated methods are described. The system includes a right footwear item and a left footwear item, each of which includes foot pressure sensors, communications circuitry configured to transmit foot pressure signals from the pressure sensors to a mobile device, such as a smartphone, and a power source.

Head-mounted display and glove interface object with pressure sensing for interactivity in a virtual environment


A system is provided, including a head-mounted display (hmd) and glove interface object. The hmd includes a viewing module having a view port into a screen configured for rendering image content that defines a view of a virtual environment, the image content being generated from execution of an interactive program by a computing device, an hmd communications module for receiving the image content from the computing device, an image processing module for processing image data received from the computing device for rendering the image content on the screen.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.


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Tpms sensor autolocation through low frequency programming


In order to mitigate a need for reprogramming tire pressure sensors after tire rotation, tire change, etc., all sensors on a vehicle are preprogrammed with a lookup table that correlates modulation frequency to axle and wheel end positions on the vehicle. Dual antenna initiator coils are mounted to a vehicle such that each wheel end has one directional antenna directed toward it.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc


Self-powered tactile pressure sensors


In one embodiment, a self-powered tactile pressure sensor includes a flexible substrate, an array of piezoelectric crystalline nanorods each having a bottom end and a top end, the nanorods being generally perpendicular to the substrate, a top electrode that is electrically coupled to the top ends of the nanorods, and a bottom electrode that is electrically coupled to the bottom ends of the nanorods.. .
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


Pressure sensor, portable apparatus, electronic apparatus, and moving object


A pressure sensor includes two diaphragm portions that are deflected and deformed under pressure. Pressure receiving surfaces of the two diaphragm portions are arranged to be oriented in different directions.
Seiko Epson Corporation


Strain sensing element, pressure sensor, and microphone


According to one embodiment, a strain sensing element provided at a deformable film part, includes a stacked body, a first electrode, and a second electrode. The stacked body includes a first magnetic layer, a second magnetic layer, and an intermediate layer provided between the first magnetic layer and the second magnetic layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Conduit


Disclosed is a conduit (4) comprising a conduit wall defining a flow channel through which a fluid may flow and a plurality of further channels (24) through at least part of the conduit wall. Each further channel (24) comprises a first end (20) and a second end (22).
Bae Systems Plc


Measurement device


A measurement device for measuring an airflow volume and a ventilation resistance 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 opening member replacing mechanism that forms a part of the air duct, the opening member replacing mechanism being configured to allow the opening member to be replaceable.. .
Sanyo Denki Co., Ltd.


Altitude estimation using crowd-sourced pressure sensor data


An electronic device may include a pressure sensor for measuring barometric pressure. Pressure measurements may be calibrated using crowd-sourced pressure data to remove any weather bias or sensor bias associated with the pressure measurements.
Apple Inc.


Turbocharger-equipped internal combustion engine


A turbocharger-equipped internal combustion engine includes an exhaust turbine, an exhaust filter, a differential pressure detector, an atmospheric pressure sensor, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to control the internal combustion engine such that accumulation amount of a particulate matter in the exhaust filter is regulated.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Pressure sensor having a bossed diaphragm


A method includes forming a mask that defines a masked area and an unmasked area on a front side of a substrate, and implanting a buried layer corresponding to the unmasked area on the front side of the substrate. The method also includes forming an epitaxial layer having a back side on the front side of the substrate and on a front side of the buried layer, and creating an opening into a back side of the substrate up to a back side of the epitaxial layer and a back side of the one or portions of the buried layer..
Honeywell International Inc.


System and controlling a pressure field around an aircraft in flight


A system for controlling a pressure field around an aircraft in flight is disclosed herein. In a non-limiting embodiment, the system includes, but is not limited to, a plurality of pressure sensors that are arranged on the aircraft to measure the pressure field.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation


Method and system for the determination of volumes of vacuum chambers and equilibrium times for a vaccuum system


Provided is a method for determining a volume, at room temperature, of a first chamber having an unknown volume that is in fluid communication through a controllable valve with a second chamber having an unknown volume. The method can include measuring, by a pressure sensor coupled to one of the first chamber and the second chamber, a first equilibrium pressure of a gas that was introduced into the second chamber in both the first chamber and the second chamber after equilibrium is reached; measuring, by the pressure sensor, a second equilibrium pressure of the gas that was introduced into the second chamber in both the first chamber and the second chamber after equilibrium is reached, wherein the first chamber comprises an object with a known volume therein; and determining the volume of the first chamber based on the first equilibrium pressure and the second equilibrium pressure..
Stc.unm


Soldering apparatus and vacuum-soldering method


A soldering apparatus which can keep an interior of a chamber at a specified vacuum pressure and can perform soldering in the chamber, the vacuum pressure of which is optimally adjusted, is provided with a chamber (40) in which a work (1) is solderable under vacuum environment, an operation part (21) that inputs and sets vacuum pressure in the chamber (40), a pump (23) that performs vacuum drawing on the interior of the chamber (40), a pressure sensor (24) that detects pressure in the chamber (40), and a control portion (61) that adjusts the set vacuum pressure in the chamber (40) based on a pressure detection signal (s24) output from the pressure sensor (24), and keeps the set vacuum pressure for a predetermined period of time, as shown in fig. 4..
Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd.


Controlled pressure endoscopic and percutaneous surgery


The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for controlling pressure during percutaneous and endoscopic surgeries, including percutaneous renal procedures, endoscopic uterine procedures, transurethral endoscopic procedures for the bladder or prostate, or any percutaneous or endoscopic procedure. The system can include a sheath and/or endoscope each having an inflow port providing access to an inflow channel extending from the inflow port to a distal portion of the sheath, and an outflow port providing access to an outflow channel extending from the outflow port to the distal portion of the sheath.
Faculty Physicians And Surgeons Of Loma Linda University School Of Medicine


Waste heat recovery system


Connected in parallel to an expander and a condenser of a rankine cycle are n sets each including a different expander and a different condenser. Devices are provided for stopping operations of the expanders in sets connected in parallel, and a pressure sensor and a temperature sensor are installed respectively in an inlet and outlet of an evaporator.
Isuzu Motors Limited


Pressure-type flow controller


A pressure-type flow controller includes a main body provided with a fluid channel between a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet and an exhaust channel between the fluid channel and an exhaust outlet; a pressure control valve fixed to the fluid inlet of the main body for opening/closing the upstream side of the fluid channel; a pressure sensor for detecting the internal pressure of the fluid channel on the downstream side of the pressure control valve; an orifice provided in the fluid channel on the downstream side of the point of branching of the exhaust channel; and an exhaust control valve for opening/closing the exhaust channel. .
Fujikin Incorporated


Pressure measurement system for engine


A pressure measurement system for an engine is illustrated. The pressure measurement system includes a pressure sensor configured to generate a signal indicative of a pressure within a cylinder and an angle sensor configured to generate a signal indicative of an angular position of a crankshaft of the engine.
Caterpillar Inc.


Microfused silicon strain gauge (msg) pressure sensor package


Methods and apparatus for a microfused silicon strain gauge pressure sensor. A pressure sensor package includes a sense element configured to be exposed to a pressure environment, the sense element including at least one strain gauge, an electronics package disposed on a carrier and electrically coupled to the sense element, the carrier disposed on a port that includes the sense element, the port enabling a decoupling feature for sealing and parasitic sealing forces and a reduction of a port length, a housing disposed about the sense element and electronics package, and a connector joined to the housing and electrically connected to the electronics package, the connector including an external interface..
Sensata Technologies, Inc.


Bulk amorphous alloy pressure sensor


Pressure sensing systems comprising bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys and pressure-sensitive switches containing bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys. The bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys are capable of repeated deformation upon application of pressure, and change their electrical resistivity upon deformation, thereby enabling measurement of the change in resistivity and consequently, measuring the deformation and amount of pressure applied..
Apple Inc.


Precision scale having a removable climate module


A precision balance including a weighing chamber (16); a draft shield (18, 20, 22), which surrounds the weighing chamber (16); a climate module (34), which is detachably disposed in the weighing chamber (16); a processor (32) and a data input unit, which both form part of the overall precision balance; and a data transmission path, over which data is exchanged between the climate module (34) and the processor (32). Also disclosed is a climate module for a precision balance.
Sartorius Lab Instruments Gmbh & Co. Kg


Surveying system


A controller (26) of a surveying instrument including a gps receiver (28) and a transmitter and receiver section (24) for communicating with a prism device including a gps receiver (58), an atmospheric pressure sensor (60), a temperature sensor (32), and a transmitter and receiver section (54) for communicating with the surveying instrument calculates an azimuth angle of the prism device when viewed from the surveying instrument and a distance therebetween from positions of the prism device and surveying instrument obtained from the gps receivers, further calculates an elevation angle of the prism device when viewed from the surveying instrument from the distance and atmospheric pressures at the positions of the prism device and surveying instrument, and issues a rotation command to a horizontal drive section (16) and a vertical drive section (18), so that a collimating telescope can be immediately and automatically directed toward a reflecting prism for measurement.. .
Sokkia Topcon Co., Ltd.


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System and electronic control of an absorption refrigeration system


This invention relates to a system and apparatus for electronic control of an absorption refrigeration machine. The flow of liquids within the machine, as well as the concentration of the refrigerant/absorbent mixture solution are precisely controlled through the use of solenoid valves.
Tranquility Group Pty Ltd


Hydraulic displacement control system


A load based pressure and flow control system including a variable displacement hydraulic motor and a flow control valve coupled with a motor inlet. A motor inlet pressure sensor is interposed between the variable displacement hydraulic motor and the flow control valve, the motor inlet pressure sensor configured to measure a motor inlet pressure at the motor inlet.
Raven Industries, Inc.


Compressor assembly with liquid sensor


A compressor may include a shell, a compression mechanism, first and second temperature sensors, and a control module. The shell may define a lubricant sump.
Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.


Compressor assembly with liquid sensor


A compressor may include a shell, a compression mechanism, first and second temperature sensors, and a control module. The shell may define a lubricant sump.
Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.


Pump monitoring device


A pump monitoring device is configured to be connected to a case drain of a pump. The device includes a manifold having an inlet for connection to the case drain.
Hydrotech, Inc.


Abnormality determination system for an exhaust device


An abnormality in an exhaust system component disposed at the downstream side of a particulate filter is determined by using a differential pressure sensor for measuring a differential pressure between a pressure of exhaust gas at the upstream side of the particulate filter and an atmospheric pressure. In an abnormality determination system for an exhaust device according to embodiments of the present invention, a differential pressure at a second flow rate of the exhaust gas different from a first flow rate of the exhaust gas is estimated based on a first actual differential pressure which is a differential pressure measured by the differential pressure sensor and the first flow rate of the exhaust gas which is a flow rate of the exhaust gas at the time when the first actual differential pressure is measured, and when a difference between a second actual differential pressure, which is measured by the differential pressure sensor at the time when the actual flow rate of the exhaust gas is the second flow rate of the exhaust gas, and an estimated differential pressure is equal to or more than a predetermined threshold value, a determination is made that the exhaust system component at the downstream side of the particulate filter is abnormal..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Method to control the sealing of a blow-by gas breather circuit of an internal combustion engine


Method to control the sealing of a blow-by gas breather circuit of an internal combustion engine, comprising a separator device to agglomerate the particles of finely atomised lubricating oil and to remove the solid particulate particles and having an outlet connected by a pipe to an intake pipe through which the gas purified from the lubricating oil and the particulate flows out and a pressure sensor; the method providing the following steps: acquiring the signal coming from said pressure sensor; filtering the signal coming from the pressure sensor; integrating over time the square of the filtrated signal coming from the pressure sensor; and determining the sealing of the pipe according to the integrated signal which is the combustion energy generated by the internal combustion engine.. .
Magneti Marelli S.p.a.


Monitoring of steam injection


Methods and apparatus for monitoring steam injection in a steam assisted well are disclosed. The method involves obtaining a first temperature profile of a well by performing distributed temperature sensing on a first fibre optic.
Optasense Holdings Limited


Method and system for optimizing well production


A method and system for controlling production from a hydrocarbon well that produces liquid and gas phases using well production equipment. A hydraulic power source supplies a flow of hydraulic fluid to a manifold.
Fluica Inc.


Riserless completions


A downhole barrier system comprising: a wellbore; an upper packer; upper barrier valve; a pressure sensor; a ported sub; a lower packer; a lower pack flow port sliding sleeve; and a lower barrier valve.. .
Shell Oil Company


System and automatic feeder stack management


Embodiments of a system and method for singulating articles in an automatic stack feeder are disclosed. The automatic stack feeder may comprise a pressure sensor on a perforated drive belt assembly configured to sense the pressure exerted by a stack of articles.
United States Postal Service


Printhead leak determination


In some examples, a system includes a printhead including a printer fluid nozzle, an air valve in fluid communication with a channel of the nozzle to: (1) create back pressure in the channel when the air valve is closed and printer fluid is ejected through the nozzle and (2) release back pressure in the channel when the air valve is open, an ejector to eject printer fluid through the nozzle to form a meniscus of printer fluid in the channel when the air valve is closed, a pressure sensor to measure pressure within the channel, and an indicator in electrical communication with the pressure sensor. The indicator can, for example, indicate whether there is an air leak in the channel by determining whether the pressure in the channel is within a predetermined pressure range after a predetermined idle time following the formation of the meniscus in the nozzle..
Hewlett-packard Industrial Printing Ltd


Pressure sensor and guide wire with self wetting tube


A guide wire for biological pressure measurement includes a tube extending along a longitudinal axis of the guide wire; and a pressure sensor for biological pressure measurement, at least a portion of the pressure sensor being mounted within the tube. The pressure sensor comprises a pressure sensor membrane facing a top side of the tube.
St. Jude Medical Coordination Center Bvba


Implantable pressure sensor device


An implantable pressure sensor device (100) has a housing (10) which is at least partially made of a pressure transmitting membrane (20), and which includes one or more regions which can reversibly deform while maintaining the surface area of the membrane (20) when the internal volume of the housing (10) is changed. The housing (10) has a non-circular cross-section which can deform to a more circular shape when pressure in the internal volume increases.
Biotronik Se & Co. Kg


Steerable guide wire with pressure sensor and methods of use


A high performance guide wire with a pressure sensor for measuring blood pressure, may utilize a single electrical lead connected to the guide wire. An integrated circuit, powered by the single electrical connection on the guide wire, may interface with the pressure sensor, and may convert pressure information to an encoded signal.

Pressure sensor with a membrane applied on the pressure chamber side and use of such a pressure sensor (as amended)


A pressure sensor for measuring pressures in combustion chambers of internal combustion engines includes a sensor housing with a longitudinal axis and an interior space, a measuring element in the interior space, and a rotation-symmetrically designed membrane with a peripheral edge section connected with an end of the sensor housing at the pressure chamber side to seal off the interior space of the sensor housing on the pressure chamber side. The membrane has a flexible annular membrane segment and a central plunger that interacts with the measuring element and the flexible annular membrane segment.
Kistler Holding Ag


Opportunistic calibration of a barometer in a mobile device


Disclosed are systems, methods and techniques for calibrating a barometric pressure sensor of a mobile device. In one embodiment, a barometric pressure sensor of a mobile device may be calibrated by determining that the mobile device has returned to a frequently visited location at which an altitude is known.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Pressure sensor having a front seal


This disclosure provides example methods, devices, and systems for a sensor having a front seal. In one embodiment, a system may comprise a sensing element; a header coupled to the sensing element; a housing coupled to the header; a screen joined to an adaptor and coupled to the housing, wherein a first gap separates the adapter and the sensing element and a second gap separates the adapter and the header; and wherein a stress applied at a front surface of the adapter is transferred to the housing, and the first gap is used to isolate the sensing element from the stress and the second gap is used to isolate the header from the stress..
Kulite Semiconductor Products, Inc.


Optical fiber pressure sensor and pressure measuring method using the same


Disclosed is an optical fiber pressure sensor including: a polarization beam splitter that splits input light from a broadband light source into two beams; a polarization controller through which vertically and horizontally polarized light coming out of the polarization beam splitter pass; a pressure chamber in which the polarization beam splitter and the polarization controller may be placed; and an optical spectrum analyzer into which vertically and horizontally polarized light passing through the polarization controller and getting out of the polarization beam splitter is introduced, wherein the pressure chamber includes a polarization-maintaining fiber and an optical fiber bragg grating.. .
Pukyong National University Industry-university Cooperation Foundation


Self-heated pressure sensor assemblies


The present invention provides a self-heated pressure sensor assembly and method of utilizing the same. The self-heated pressure sensor assembly regulates and maintains the temperature of the pressure sensor, regardless of the external temperature environment, without an external heater as in prior art embodiments.
Kulite Semiconductor Products, Inc.


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Pressure sensing device with cavity and related methods


A pressure sensing device may include a body configured to distribute a load applied between first and second parts positioned one against the other, and a pressure sensor carried by the body. The pressure sensor may include a support body, and an ic die mounted with the support body and defining a cavity.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.


Combustion staging system


A combustion staging system for fuel injectors of a multi-stage combustor of a gas turbine engine has pilot and mains fuel manifolds distributing fuel to the injectors. A splitting unit splits a fuel flow and sends portions of the flow to pilot and mains fuel manifolds to perform staging control of the combustor.
Rolls-royce Controls And Data Services Limited


Gas outlet monitoring system


A gas outlet monitoring system for a boiler system includes a gas probe(s) with a plurality of gas sensing locations wherein each location measures a plurality of parameters of the gas flow, such a oxygen concentration and temperature. The multi-sensor probe includes a tubular lance and a plurality of sensor pods spaced along the lance.
Alstom Technology Ltd


Controlling a hydraulic pressure of a fluid transmission


A control device for controlling a hydraulic pressure of a fluid transmission includes a pressure sensor for detecting actual pressure values of the hydraulic pressure, an electronic control unit for generating a control signal as a function of the actual pressure values detected by the pressure sensor and a reference pressure signal delivered to the control unit, a power switch controlled by the control signal and a solenoid valve actuated by the power switch for generating the hydraulic pressure. The control device is configured as a compact electromagnetic unit.
Conti Temic Microelectronic Gmbh


Control device for internal combustion engine


A control device for an internal combustion engine is provided that can detect the adherence of deposits to a cylinder pressure sensor without subjecting the internal combustion engine to an impact or the like. A control device for an internal combustion engine equipped with a cylinder pressure sensor detects changes in the sensitivity of the cylinder pressure sensor.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Control device for internal combustion engine


It is determined whether the execution conditions for the injection quantity variation correction are met, based on whether all of following conditions are satisfied: the engine operation is the stationary operation, the injection quantity of a fuel injection valve falls within the predetermined range, and the fuel pressure falls within the predetermined range. When the execution conditions are met, the fuel pressure decrease caused by the fuel injection of the fuel injection valve for each cylinder is calculated based on the output of a fuel pressure sensor, and the injection quantity variation correction to correct the injection quantity variation of the fuel injection valve for each cylinder is performed based on the fuel pressure decrease caused by the fuel injection of each cylinder.
Denso Corporation


Oil control module


An oil control module for a gas turbine engine is provided comprising a housing on which numerous components of a lubricating system are mounted. The components may include a variable oil reduction valve/shuttle valve, a main oil pressure sensor, a main oil temperature sensor, a main oil filter delta pressure sensor, an oil debris monitor, a lube filter, an active oil damper valve, a cool oil orifice, a knock down orifice and a lube trim orifice.
United Technologies Corporation


Pressure sensor arrangement using an optical fiber and methodologies for performing an analysis of a subterranean formation


A sensor arrangement using an optical fiber and methodologies for performing an analysis of a subterranean formation, such as a subterranean formation containing a hydrocarbon based fluid. The sensor arrangement may be used to measure one or more physical parameters, such as temperature and/or pressure, at a multiplicity of locations in the subterranean reservoir.
Weatherford Canada Partnership


Air flow pressure compensator system for clothes dryers


An air flow pressure compensator system maintains substantially constants air flow within a clothes dryer system and adjusts the speed of one or more exhaust fans by monitoring one or more sensors/transmitters positioned in one or more exhaust ducts and/or one or more incoming air ducts. The system includes a compensator controller; a variable frequency drive electrically coupled to the compensator controller; and an anemometer and/or a differential pressure sensor/transmitter electrically coupled to the compensator controller that allow for real-time monitoring and system adjusting, which improve clothing drying time and dryer efficiency..
Whirlpool Corporation


Fuel tank pressure sensor rationality for a hybrid vehicle during refueling


Methods and systems are provided for performing fuel tank pressure sensor rationality for a hybrid electric vehicle during refueling. In one example, a method may include indicating degradation of the fuel tank pressure sensor based on the pressure detected in the canister vent line when the canister vent line is restricted..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


Pressure-sensing compression bandage


A pressure-sensing compression bandage having a plurality of pressure sensors provided to indicate the pressures applied by and/or the pressure gradient created by, the applied bandage at various locations along its length when the bandage is applied to a limb or other extremity.. .

Tooth attachment


The invention relates to a dental splint, comprising a base unit, in particular having dental splint plates irreversibly connected to each other, at least power supply unit, at least one signal generator, and at least one pressure sensor, which is operatively connected to the power supply unit and the signal generator, wherein the pressure sensor is designed in such a way that the pressure sensor detects both occlusion forces and protrusion forces acting on the pressure sensor.. .

Method and system for programmed in situ tissue expansion


A tissue expansion system includes driver assembly having a syringe pump and a controller held in a common enclosure. The driver assembly is connected to both an inflatable bladder and an inflation medium source.
Marz Medical, Inc.


Method for providing service based on awareness and an electronic device thereof


Various example embodiments of the disclosure relate to an apparatus and method for providing a service based on context information in an electronic device. In this case, a portable electronic apparatus may include a communication module, an air pressure sensor configured to measure air pressure, a processor electrically coupled to the communication module and the air pressure sensor, and a memory electrically coupled to the processor.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Method for interacting with a dynamic tactile interface


A method for registering user interaction with a dynamic tactile interface, which includes a tactile layer defining a tactile surface, a deformable region, and a peripheral region and coupled to a substrate opposite the tactile surface, the deformable region cooperating with the substrate to form a variable volume. The method includes detecting a first contact of an object at a first location on the tactile surface at a sensor; detecting a removal of the object from the first location; at a first time, detecting a first pressure of the variable volume at a pressure sensor; at the sensor, at a second time after the first time, detecting a second contact at a second location; at the second time, detecting a second pressure at the pressure sensor; interpreting the first and second contact, and the pressure difference as a gesture; and executing a command corresponding to the gesture..
Tactus Technology, Inc.


Electronic device and sensing touch force


An electronic device for sensing touch force is provided. The electronic device includes a display screen, a pressure sensor, a processor and a memory.
Mediatek Inc.


Touch input device and mobile display device


A touch input device includes a sensor for detecting a plurality of touch positions at which a touch operation has been performed on an operation surface, a pressure sensor for detecting a pressing operation which has been performed on the operation surface at at least one of the touch positions, and a control unit. The control unit (a) identifies a first of the touch positions as a support position which is not used to input information into the input device by way of movement of the support position, (b) identifies at least second and third of the touch positions as input touch positions used to input information into the input device by way of movement of the input touch positions, and (c) causes the input device to carry out an operation identified by the movement of the input touch positions..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


Active pen with tip pressure sensor


Active position indicator comprising a movable tip element (10) configured to be displaced from an initial position in a displacement direction by a tip displacement depending on the force acting on a tip (3) arranged on a distal end of the tip element (10); a force sensor for detecting a force acting on the tip (3) comprising an elastic element acting on the tip element (10) against the tip displacement; wherein the elastic element is a leaf spring (15).. .
Advanced Silicon Sa


Active pen with tip pressure sensor


Active position indicator comprising a movable tip element (10) configured to be displaced from an initial position in a displacement direction by a tip displacement depending on the force acting on a tip (3) arranged on a distal end of the tip element (10); a position signal circuit connected with said movable tip element (10) and configured to generate an indicator position signal to be applied on the tip (3); and a force sensor for detecting a force acting on the tip comprising a capacitive element with a capacitance value depending on the tip displacement for generating an electric feedback signal indicating the tip displacement; wherein the capacitive element comprises a capacitor distance depending on the tip displacement and a capacitor surface depending on the tip displacement.. .
Advanced Silicon Sa


Flow meter and flow control device provided therewith


A flow meter includes an inlet side switching valve, an outlet side switching valve on a downstream of the inlet side valve, and a control valve on a downstream of the outlet side valve that are connected with each other by flow passages having internal volumes, a pressure sensor on an upstream side of the control valve, and a larger flow rate measuring section for calculating a flow rate based on a build-down volume of an internal volume of the passage between an outlet of the inlet side valve and an inlet of the control valve, and a smaller flow rate measuring section for calculating a flow rate based on a build-down volume of an inner capacity of the passage between an outlet of the outlet side valve and the inlet of the control valve.. .
Fujikin Incorporated


Pressure sensor


A pressure sensor includes a diaphragm, a coupling portion coupled to the diaphragm, and two pressure receiving elements. Each pressure receiving element outputs an output signal that changes according to the temperature and the pressure applied to a pressure receiving surface and has an output characteristic that represents the relationship of the output signal to the pressure and the temperature.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Unknown


A pressure sensor to measure the pressure of a fluid comprises: a metallic membrane to be in contact with the fluid and on which are stacked an electrical insulator and at least one gauge for measuring the deformation of the membrane, the whole forming a sensitive measuring element a cap comprising: a cover comprising a cavity and holes; conductors located in the holes, the sensitive element exhibiting a face opposite the cap and located in a plane p; wherein the sensor comprises: at least one metallic zone, located in a plane parallel to said plane p, for hermetic sealing of the cap on the sensitive measuring element; continuous metallic tracks comprising parts for picking up contact with the conductors and parts for picking up contact with at least the gauge. A method for manufacturing the pressure sensor is also provided..
L'essor FranÇais Electronique


Discrete pressure sensor and electronic device


The present invention relates to the field of pressure sensor technologies, and discloses a discrete pressure sensor and an electronic device. The pressure sensor includes a pressure sensing chip and a force centralization sensing board component that is bonded onto the pressure sensing chip.
Shenzhen New Degree Technology Co., Ltd.


Method for fabricating a pressure sensor


A method of fabricating a pressure sensor is disclosed. Initially, a first metal is deposited on top of a substrate, and the first metal is patterned accordingly.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


Level sender


A level sender for a tank includes a sensor device. The sensor device includes a primary pressure sensor, a reference pressure sensor, and a correction pressure sensor.
Ti Group Automotive Systems, L.l.c.


Electric pump pressure sensorless electronic pressure limiting and flow leveling system


A pressure sensorless electronic pressure limiting and flow leveling system for an electric pump comprising a multi-mode control process for transferring fluid through a filter feeding a source consuming the fluid as the filter becomes clogged. The multi-mode control process comprising a closed loop current control mode, a pressure limiting control mode for controlling the speed of the motor as a function of a pre-calibrated profile correlating measured motor speed and voltage parameters to a predetermined value in the pre-calibrated profile utilized to set the speed of the motor driving the pump for pumping pressurized fluid through a clogging filter; and a flow leveling control mode correlating measured motor current to a predetermined value in a pre-calibrated profile utilized to set the speed of the motor driving the pump for pumping pressurized fluid as a function of clogging of the filter..

Prediction of intake manifold pressure in an engine system


An engine assembly includes an intake manifold and a manifold absolute pressure sensor configured to generate a current measured manifold absolute pressure (mapm) signal for the intake manifold. The assembly includes a throttle valve adjustable to control airflow to the intake manifold and a throttle position sensor configured to generate a current measured throttle position (tpm) signal.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


Detection of reversion based on mass air flow sensor readings


An engine system includes a mass air flow sensor and a manifold absolute pressure sensor configured to provide a real-time map signal during an event. The mass air flow sensor is configured to generate a set of mass air flow readings based on an airflow through the mass air flow sensor during the event.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


Control internal combustion engine


A control apparatus for an internal combustion engine is configured to: calculate measured data for mfb in synchrony with crank angle based on in-cylinder pressure detected by an in-cylinder pressure sensor; execute sa-ca10 feedback control and ca50 feedback control based on a measured ca10 and a measured ca50 that are calculated based on the measured data; execute engine control based on a degree of correlation between the mfb measured data and the reference data that corresponds thereto; and generate reference data for a combustion period by linear interpolation and linear extrapolation based on a target ca50 and a specified ca10.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Icing prevention of a gas turbine engine pressure sensing assembly


A combination of a gas turbine pressure sensing assembly and an engine electronics unit. The pressure sensing assembly includes a pressure manifold having an air inlet and one or more air outlets.
Rolls-royce Controls And Data Services Limited


Mems pressure sensor and forming the same


Provided are a mems pressure sensor and a method for forming the mems pressure sensor. The method includes: preparing a first substrate, where the first substrate includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface; preparing a second substrate, where the second substrate includes a third surface and a fourth surface opposite to the third surface, the second substrate includes a pressure sensing region; bonding the first surface of the first substrate and the third surface of the second substrate with each other; forming a cavity between the first substrate and the pressure sensing region of the second substrate; removing the second base to form a fifth surface opposite to the third surface of the second substrate; and forming a first conductive plug passing through the second substrate from the side of the fifth surface of the second substrate to the at least one conductive layer..
Memsen Electronics Inc


Mems pressure sensor and forming the same


Provided are a mems pressure sensor and a method for forming the same. The method includes: preparing a first substrate, where the first substrate includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface; preparing a second substrate, where the second substrate includes a third surface and a fourth surface opposite to the third surface; bonding the first surface of the first substrate and the third surface of the second substrate with each other and forming a cavity between the first substrate and the pressure sensing region of the second substrate; removing the second base to form a fifth surface opposite to the third surface of the second substrate; and forming a first conductive plug passing through the second substrate from the side of the fifth surface of the second substrate to the at least one conductive layer..
Memsen Electronics Inc


Aircraft tipping alarm system and method using fluid pressure measurement on nose landing gear shock strut


There is provided an aircraft tipping alarm system having a nose landing gear (nlg) shock strut containing hydraulic fluid and having an aperture. The system further has an elongated pressure chamber assembly configured to engage to the aperture.
The Boeing Company


Method for operating a braking system and a braking system


A method for operating a brake system of a vehicle which includes a master brake cylinder which can be activated by the driver by a brake pedal, at least one driver-independent pressure source, at least one wheel brake to which a wheel speed sensor is assigned, and a brake activation sensor, wherein it is checked whether a hazardous situation is present, and in the case of a hazardous situation being detected the at least one driver-independent pressure source is activated. A hazardous situation is detected when the change in a measured deceleration over time or the absolute value of a measured deceleration exceeds a predefined hazard threshold value and a brake activation operation is detected.
Continental Teves Ag & Co. Ohg


Breathing apparatus


[disclosure of the invention] a breathing apparatus comprises a face piece for covering the whole face or part of the face provided with a hole at each side portion, a motor fan for supplying the face piece with external air, a pressure sensor for monitoring internal pressure of the face piece, a controller for controlling the operation of the motor fan based on a detection signal from the pressure sensor, a filter for purifying the external air supplied to the face piece, and an inhale valve and an exhale valve, wherein a positive pressure exhale valve is attached to one of the holes at the side portions of the face piece and a positive pressure exhale valve or a voice conductor is attached to the other of the holes at the side portions of the face piece.. .

Balloon catheter ablation system


Provided is a hot balloon catheter ablation system capable of achieving pulmonary vein isolation or ablation of atrial fibrillation in a safe and efficient manner. A highly directional pressure sensor 51 is provided coaxially in an anterior portion of a catheter shaft 1 within a balloon 6.
Japan Electel Inc.


Systems and methods for priming an intraocular pressure sensor chamber


An intraocular pressure monitoring and sensing device for implantation in an eye of a patient may include a substrate having a pressure sensor disposed on a top surface thereof and a pressure sensor cap disposed on the substrate over the pressure sensor. The pressure sensor cap may include a wall structure extending from the top surface of the substrate, the wall structure laterally surrounding the pressure sensor.
Novartis Ag


Pressure sensor


A pressure sensor is provided. The pressure sensor has a differential pressure sensor adapted to measure differential pressure between two differential pressure sensor inputs in a first differential pressure range.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


Sensor network supporting self-calibration of pressure sensors


A pressure sensor system comprises one or more self-calibrating pressure sensors for self-calibrating sensor parameters based on a membrane deflection or a membrane displacement from an electrostatic force and a single reference pressure from an additional sensor. The additional sensor has a greater accuracy level or range than the self-calibrating sensor.
Infineon Technologies Ag


Method for calibrating at least one sensor, in particular a pressure sensor, having at least one signal-conducting connection to at least one signal converter


In a method for calibrating at least one sensor, in particular a pressure sensor, having at least one signal-conducting connection to at least one signal converter, a sensor characteristic is recorded by the determination of at least one measurand at at least two different temperatures, the extent of the influence of a further value influencing the sensor is determined from the sensor characteristic by means of a functional relation, the extent of the influence of the further influencing value is considered in the calibration and the influence of the further influencing value is balanced in the calibration. As a result, the influence of a further influencing value acting on the sensor is corrected..
Hella Kgaa Hueck & Co.


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Mems chip, measuring element and pressure sensor for measuring a pressure


A micro-electro-mechanical system (mems) chip for measuring a pressure in a pressure space includes a mems substrate having a measuring region, a contact-making region connected to the measuring region via lines and having contacts, and a bushing region disposed between the measuring region and the contact-making region. The mems substrate defines a cavity formed as a blind hole that defines an opening through one side of the mems substrate, the bottom of the blind hole forming a membrane.
Kistler Holding Ag


Pressure transducer


A pressure transducer comprising a resistive pressure sensor element with a measurement membrane which has at least four resistor elements. The resistor elements are arranged in a full-bridge circuit, having a longitudinal direction in which the full bridge circuit is to be supplied.
Endress + Hauser Gmbh + Co. Kg


Pressure sensor diaphragm


A pressure sensor includes a pre-formed diaphragm located at the distal end of a pressure sensor. The diaphragm has a convex surface on a first side of the diaphragm which is exposed to a fluid to be measured.
Viatran Corporation




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