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NEW Spatial information capturing device
May 25, 2017 - N°20170150119

A spatial information capturing device includes a structured light generation module, a camera module and a process controller. The structured light generation module provides a structured light pattern to a target object, so that an evaluation pattern is formed on the target object. The camera module includes a lens group, an optical encoder and a sensing unit. The optical encoder ...
NEW Virtual private network implementation method and client device
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149738

A virtual private network implementation method includes intercepting, by an ndis intermediate driver, a packet sent by an application program to an intranet server, and determining, according to a pid corresponding to the packet, whether to allow a process corresponding to the packet to use an ssl vpn; when the process corresponding to the packet is allowed to use the ...
NEW Predictive modeling of risk for services in a computing environment
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149627

A method includes obtaining, by one or more processor, data related to a service level agreement for a service from a provider, wherein the service includes providing, to a client, network resources from a shared pool of network resources in a computing environment. The one or more processor utilizes the data to generate input parameters and these input parameters include ...
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Wireless control valve
Woodward, Inc.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170138154

The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a process control valve including a fluid valve body having an inlet for receiving fluid, an outlet for discharging fluid, a fluid flow passage connecting the inlet and outlet, and a controllable throttling element which is moveable to selectively vary the cross-sectional area of flow of at ...
Process control strains and methods of detecting
Regents Of The University Of Minnesota
May 18, 2017 - N°20170137868

Provided herein are methods for determining the concentration of a microbe in a sample using a genetically engineered microbe as a process control strain. The sample is one that is suspected of including a test microbe, such as a microbe that is a contaminant of an environmental or clinical sample. A known amount of the process control strain is added ...
Method and node for manufacturing a surgical kit for cartilage repair
Episurf Ip-management Ab
May 18, 2017 - N°20170135769

A method of manufacturing a surgical kit for cartilage repair in an articulating surface of a joint, comprising the steps of receiving radiology image data representing three dimensional image of a joint; generating a first three dimensional representation of a first surface of the joint in a trainable image segmentation process dependent on a trained segmentation process control parameter set ...
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Smart in-situ chamber clean
Texas Instruments Incorporated
May 11, 2017 - N°20170133284

A microelectronic device is formed using a fabrication tool such as a plasma thin film deposition tool or a plasma etch tool. A smart in-situ chamber clean begins with an initial plasma. A first physical signal is measured while the initial plasma is in progress, and the measured value is stored in a memory unit. A process controller retrieves the ...
Chip-on-wafer process control monitoring for chip-on-wafer-on-substrate packages
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
May 11, 2017 - N°20170133282

An embodiment method includes providing a standardized testing structure design for a chip-on-wafer (cow) structure, wherein the standardized testing structure design comprises placing a testing structure in a pre-selected area a top die in the cow structure, and electrically testing a plurality of microbumps in the cow structure by applying a universal testing probe card to the testing structure.
Exporting hierarchical data from a source code management (scm) system to a product lifecycle management (...
Dassault Systemes Americas Corp.
May 11, 2017 - N°20170132556

Traditionally, plm systems and scm systems have not been linked. In an embodiment, a computer method includes, responsive to a user request to transfer a module from a source code management (scm) system to a product lifecycle management (plm) system, extracting, from a processor at the scm system, data representing modules, versions of the modules, and hierarchical relationships of the ...
Exporting hierarchical data from a product lifecycle management (plm) system to a source code management (...
Dassault Systemes Americas Corp.
May 11, 2017 - N°20170132543

Traditionally, plm systems and scm systems have not been linked. In an embodiment, a computer method includes, responsive to a user request to transfer a module from a product lifecycle management (plm) system to a source code management (scm) system, extracting, from a processor at the plm system, the data representing modules, versions of the modules, and hierarchical relationships of ...
Methods and apparatus to display information via a process control device
Bristol Inc. D/b/a Remote Automation Solutions
May 11, 2017 - N°20170131696

Methods and apparatus to display information via a process control device are disclosed herein. An example method includes acquiring first information via a first sensor of a first output device. The first information is related to an industrial process. The example method also includes communicating the first information from the first output device to a controller and receiving second information ...
Methods and apparatus for estimating useful life of a seal
Fisher Controls International Llc
May 11, 2017 - N°20170131178

Methods and apparatus for estimating useful life of a seal in a process control device are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a body including an inlet and an outlet; a stem to move a plug within the body to control a flow of fluid between the inlet and the outlet; a seal to deter fluid from exiting the body along ...
Variable-speed actuator
Flowserve Management Company
May 11, 2017 - N°20170130856

A valve actuator including an electric motor is disclosed that includes a solid-state motor controller capable of operating a motor at variable speeds and a gear set that provides inherent braking. The speed and torque of the valve actuator may be selected. The speed and torque experienced by a valve may be varied over the length of a valve stroke. ...
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Selenium removal using aluminum salt at conditioning and reaction stages to activate zero-valent iron (zvi) ...
Evoqua Water Technologies Llc
May 11, 2017 - N°20170129792

A system containing a reactor vessel including zero valent iron media, a source of a conditioning additive, a source of a reaction additive, and a process control subsystem is disclosed. A method for reducing a concentration of one or more contaminants in contaminated water including contacting zero valent iron media with a conditioning additive, contacting contaminated water with conditioned zero ...
Object burr processing machine
Factory Automation Technology Co., Ltd.
May 11, 2017 - N°20170129023

An object burr processing machine for trimming object burr, comprises a machine base, a positioning seat erected on the machine base, a processing arm provided on the positioning seat, an object stage coupled with the machine base for placing object, and control device. The control device comprises an object sensing unit, a processing path setting unit, and a process control ...
Rationed outlet device
Xiamen Solex High-tech Industries Co., Ltd.
May 04, 2017 - N°20170121952

The present invention is provided with a rationed outlet device, wherein the outlet device comprises an outlet control switch, a volume option switch and a process control module; the volume option switch is connected to an encoder, the encoder is disposed with an unlimited outlet gear and a plurality of rationed outlet gears; the process control module comprises an outlet ...
Responsive action in a resource management system
Knowlio, Inc.
April 27, 2017 - N°20170118135

A process controls navigation and presentation of digital resources. Different resources or viewing components associated with viewing areas may be assigned different visual designators that affect how the digital resources are processed and presented. A user interface enables automatic generation of an array of resources that causes resources to be displayed in a particular predefined way based on their visual ...
Array generation in a resource management system
Knowlio, Inc.
April 27, 2017 - N°20170118134

A process controls presentation of digital resources. Different resources or viewing components associated with viewing areas may be assigned different visual designators that affect how the digital resources are processed and presented. A user interface enables automatic generation of an array of resources that causes resources to be displayed in a particular predefined way based on their visual designators.
Big data in process control systems
Fisher-rosemount Systems, Inc.
April 27, 2017 - N°20170115648

A big data network or system for a process control system or plant includes a big data apparatus including a data storage area configured to store, using a common data schema, multiple types of process data and/or plant data (such as configuration and real-time data) that is used in, generated by or received by the process control system, and ...
Super-linear approximation of dynamic property values in a process control environment
Invensys Systems, Inc.
April 27, 2017 - N°20170115644

Simulation of process control environments, including dynamic properties, with a modified first-order taylor series expansion. By using more linear calculations, a physical dynamic property is approximated in less time and with fewer computing resources. By adjusting the approximation to introduce curvature, a physical dynamic property is represented over a wider range than with basic linear series expansions. A comparison to ...
Microfluidic cartridges and apparatus with integrated assay controls for analysis of nucleic acids
Micronics, Inc.
April 27, 2017 - N°20170113221

Disclosed is a microassay testing system, including a microfluidic cartridge and a compact microprocessor-controlled instrument for fluorometric assays in liquid samples, the cartridge having integrated process controls and positive and negative assay controls. The instrument has a scanning detector head incorporating multiple optical channels. In a preferred configuration, the assay is validated using dual channel optics for monitoring a first ...