|| List of recent Selector-related patents
| Interface for managing splittable timestamps across event records|
Embodiments are directed towards a graphical user interface to identify locations within event records with splittable timestamp information. A display of event records is provided using any of a variety of formats.
| High temperature directionally solidified and single crystal die casting|
A high-temperature die casting die includes a first die plate with a first recess and a second die plate with a second recess, the first and second recesses defining a main part cavity and gating. A grain selector is in fluid communication with the main cavity, and an in situ zone refining apparatus is adapted to apply a localized thermal gradient to at least one of the first and second die plates.
| System and method for fitting hearing devices|
An improved method and apparatus for automatic haring device fitting have been disclosed. The disclosed apparatus includes a search engine for searching the optimal settings of a hearing device, a first selector for patient to alternate the hearing device between two presets, and a second selector for patient to register the preference or no preference to the two presets.
| Terminal device, base station device, program, and integrated circuit|
In a cellular system, new precoding that enables the performance of precoding to be adequately utilized is introduced, and thereby throughput is increased. There is provided a terminal device that includes a plurality of transmit antennas and that performs precoding on a transmit signal.
| Failure detection apparatus and method|
According to one embodiment, a failure detection apparatus includes a communicator, a selector, an execution unit, and a determiner. The communicator communicates with a wireless terminal mounted on a moving object via at least one of first bridge devices located at predetermined positions.
| Power converter with current feedback loop|
In a power converter, a deviation calculator calculates, in each cycle, a deviation between a value of an input electrical parameter of a switch circuit and a target value selected by a selector in a previous cycle. The input electrical parameter depends on the input power to the switch circuit.
| Dual fuel system for an internal combustion engine|
A dual fuel system for a vehicle utilizing gasoline and propane fuel sources. The dual fuel system includes a micro-controlled switch box that switches back and forth between fuels.
|Delay device, method, and random number generator using the same|
A delay device for generating a signal for a random component in a random number generator is disclosed. The delay device includes a delay module, for generating a plurality of delayed signals, wherein each delayed signal has a delay time and the delay time is different from each other; a first multiplexer, coupled to the delay module, for outputting a delayed signal among the plurality of delayed signals as a delayed trigger signal to control the random component to generate a random bit; and a delay selector, coupled to the first multiplexer, for generating a selecting signal to control the first multiplexer to select to output the delayed signal as the delayed trigger signal..
|Granular data for behavioral targeting|
A method of targeting receives several granular events and preprocesses the received granular events thereby generating preprocessed data to facilitate construction of a model based on the granular events. The method generates a predictive model by using the preprocessed data.
|Control apparatus for continuously variable transmission|
A control apparatus for a continuously variable transmission is capable of continuously changing an output of an internal combustion engine mounted on a vehicle and allowing a transmission mode to be switchable between a continuous transmission mode in which a transmission ratio is set continuously and a stepped transmission mode in which the transmission ratio is set stepwise. A transmission mode selector is configured to change the transmission mode in such a manner that in a case where the stepped transmission mode is selected, when a engine rotation speed reaches a first predetermined rotation speed, then falls below a second predetermined rotation speed which is lower than the first predetermined rotation speed, and further falls below a third predetermined rotation speed, the transmission mode is switched from the stepped transmission mode to the continuous transmission mode..
|Dialed digits based vocoder assignment|
A system and method for providing voice communications with desired characteristics based upon the intended recipient of a voice communication. An apparatus includes a list of dial strings associated with parties having desired voice communication characteristics.
|Apparatus and method for identifying location information using visible light communication and gps|
The present disclosure relates to an apparatus and a method for identifying location information by using visible light communication and a gps (global positioning system). The apparatus includes: a gps signal processor for receiving a gps signal, and identifying location information; a visible light signal processor for receiving a visible light signal, and identifying location information; a gps/visible light selector for identifying strengths of signals provided by the gps signal processor and the visible light signal processor, and controlling an operation of the gps signal processor and an operation of the visible light signal processor; and a location information output unit for outputting the at least one location information provided by the gps signal processor and the visible light signal processor..
|Traffic forwarding in a point multi-point link aggregation using a link selector data table|
A method, system and non-transitory computer-readable medium for forwarding data packet traffic in a point multi-point link aggregation using a link selector data table. A data packet is received at a device having a point multi-point link aggregation comprising a plurality of physical links.
|Power converter with current feedback loop|
In a power converter, a driver drives a switching element using a manipulated variable therefor to convert input power into output power. A first measuring unit measures a value of a first electric parameter depending on the input power.
|Method and driving apparatus for outputting driving signal to drive electro-phoretic display|
The present invention provides a driving apparatus, the driving apparatus is used for outputting a driving signal to drive an electro-phoretic display, and the driving apparatus includes a driving signal generator, a temperature sensor, and a selector. The driving signal generator generates a plurality of periodic alternative current signals and a plurality of direct current signals.
|Fall arrest safety apparatus on a rope with clamping function|
A fall arrest safety apparatus on a rope comprising a rotary roller mounted on a pivoting arm with speed detection, and a control selector of a ratchet. The latter is able to occupy a released inactive position enabling the roller to rotate in both directions of rotation in a first fall arrest operating mode, and an active position with unidirectional blocking of the roller in rotation with respect to the arm in the descending direction corresponding to a second operating mode of the apparatus as a simple ascender..
|Mobile interactive kiosk method|
An information exchange system includes a mobile electronic device and a stationary electronic device. The mobile electronic device generates a transient or mobile information cloud around the user and includes a range selector module associated that receives input from the user regarding a physical range to extend the mobile information cloud around the user.
|Communication dongle physically coupled with a media device to automatically discover and launch an application on the media device and to enable switching of a primary output display from a first display of a mobile device to a second display of the media device through an operating system of the mobile device sharing a local area network with the communication dongle|
A system, apparatus and method related to a communication dongle physically coupled with a media device to automatically discover and launch an application on the media device and to enable switching of a primary output display from a first display of a mobile device to a second display of the media device through an operating system of the mobile device sharing a local area network with the communication dongle is disclosed. In one embodiment, a system includes a mobile device to access a multicast capability of an operating system responsive to a user interacting with an selector on a header bar of a browser application of the mobile device and/or an indicator on a menu bar of the operating system of the mobile device, a media device, and a communication dongle that communicatively couples the mobile device with the media device through a local area network that is commonly shared between the mobile device and/or the communication dongle..
|Spring ball toy|
A spring ball toy includes spherical core and a plurality of spring arms radiating from the spherical core. The distal end of each spring arm is fitted with one of a selection of different types of spring feet.
|Signal processing device, signal processing method, and communication device|
A signal processing device includes: a plurality of multipliers configured to obtain a first multiplication result by multiplying a tap coefficient by 1/√2; a plurality of mappers configured to output a mapping result based on a first mapping coefficient and a digital input signal; and a plurality of first selectors configured to select the first multiplication result based on the mapping result.. .
|Image processing device, method, and stereoscopic image display device|
According to an embodiment, an image processing device provides a stereoscopic image to be displayed on a display and includes an acquisition unit, first and second calculators, a selector, and a determiner. The acquisition unit acquires observer information.
|Display device with touch detection function, method for driving display device with touch detection function, and electronic apparatus|
According to an aspect, a display device with a touch detection function includes a drive electrode driver and a source selector unit. The drive electrode driver applies a touch driving signal to a drive electrode opposed only to a pixel electrode corresponding to a non-selection signal line in which the application of the pixel signal is not selected by the source selector unit, among pixel electrodes selected by one scanning signal by the gate driver..
|Capacitive sensing device|
A capacitive sensing device including logic components and a capacitive sensor having at least one electrode, said logic components and capacitive sensor being arranged to form an oscillator, where the capacitive sensor includes a plurality of capacitive sensing electrodes, as well as a selector arranged to form an oscillator selectively from a plurality of possible oscillators, by connecting the logic components with respectively, in the case of each oscillator formed, a given combination from the plurality of electrodes of the capacitive sensor including at least an emission electrode and a reception electrode forming a capacitor formed by means of mutual electrostatic coupling.. .
|Transmit antenna selector and magnetic resonance imaging system|
A transmit antenna selector includes a control circuit, a body coil signal output interface, a local coil signal output interface, a radio-frequency signal input interface, and a dummy load. The control circuit includes a plurality of diodes.
|Inflatable article repair and inflation kit with a pressure reducing device|
An inflatable article repair and inflation kit comprises a canister of sealing fluid; an inlet connectable to a pressure source and connected to the canister; a selector valve interposed fluidically between the inlet and the canister; a conduit connected to the selector valve, in parallel with the canister; and a flow resistance of die selector valve and the canister to reduce the pressure in the canister with respect to the pressure in the conduit. The inflatable article repair and inflation kit ensures the best pressure into the sealing fluid canister..
|Shift-by-wire selector control system for a motor vehicle transmission|
A method for operating a multi-stable shift-by wire selector control system of a motor vehicle transmission. The multi-stable shift-by wire selector control system includes a multi-stable selector which is operable by the driver of the vehicle to select a respective one of the operating modes of the transmission, an arrangement of illuminated labels indicating the selector mode and an indexing mechanism for maintaining the immobilization of the selector in its different positions..
|Electronic device and display method|
According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a display controller and a selector. The display controller displays, on a screen, at least one or more note icons corresponding to a note file including a plurality of pages.
|Augmented i/o for limited form factor user-interfaces|
The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can enhance and/or simplify tactile-based i/o transactions in connection with a user-interface (ui) of limited form factor. In particular, the architecture can monitor a position of a selector object such as an operator's finger relative to a ui display as the selector object hovers or moves above the ui display.
|Semiconductor device and electronic device|
A semiconductor device includes a first memory controller configured to output a first control signal to first and second external memories through a first memory interface, a second memory controller configured to output a second control signal to the second external memory through a second memory interface, an inter-device interface for communicating with another semiconductor device, terminals configured to output the second control signal that has passed through the second memory interface, and a first selector configured to select between the second memory interface and the inter-device interface in accordance with an operation mode of the semiconductor device and to couple the selected interface to the terminals.. .
|Memory controlling device and method thereof|
A memory controlling device and method are disclosed for controlling a memory having a partial array self refresh (pasr) function and a plurality of memory segments. The memory controlling device comprises an address mapper, an address decoder, an address selector, and a pasr configuration register storing a pasr configuration.
|Single wire serial interface master module and method thereof for sampling data information|
The present invention discloses a single wire serial interface (ssi) master module, including: a sample delay controlling unit, configured to send a delay instruction; the state machine unit, configured to wait, according to the delay instruction, for a delay period starting from a moment when an ssi master module completes sending the last bit of address information in a read operation frame, and then send a sample control signal to a selector unit; the selector unit, configured to enable a transmission channel with a sampling unit after receiving the sample control signal; and the sampling unit, configured to sample data information from an ssi slave module. In the present invention, the state machine unit delays sending the sample control signal, and the sampling unit is controlled to delay sampling the data information, which avoids a data reception error caused by slow discharging of an io pad..
|Generic bus de-multiplexer/port expander with inherent bus signals as selectors|
A circuit comprising: a device determiner configured to, in a first mode of operation, receive a device selection signal via at least one of: at least one control line and at least one signal line; and a device router configured to, in a second mode of operation, route signals between the at least one of: at least one control line and at least one signal line and at least one device dependent on the device selection signal.. .
|Selection device, selection method, program, and recording medium|
A selection device (100) selects a second seller that is allowed to sell a product under a second sales condition after the product for sale by a first seller under a first sales condition becomes sold out. A setter (101) sets an offer deadline.
|System and method for automated adaptation and improvement of speaker authentication in a voice biometric system environment|
A system for automated adaptation and improvement of speaker authentication in a voice biometric system environment, comprising a speech sample collector, a target selector, a voice analyzer, a voice data modifier, and a call flow creator. The speech sample collector retrieves speech samples from a database of enrolled participants in a speaker authentication system.
|Electricity suppressing type electricity and heat optimizing control device, optimizing method, and optimizing program|
An optimized operating schedule is obtained while avoiding a complexity of formulation and optimization in response to an incentive type demand response. A device includes an energy predictor 10 setting a predicted value of energy of a control-target device 2 within a predetermined future period, a schedule optimizer 11 optimizing the operating schedule of the control-target device 2 within the predetermined period in accordance with a predetermined evaluation barometer, an incentive acceptance determiner 12 determining a time with a possibility that an incentive is receivable, an electricity suppressing schedule optimizer 13 optimizing, for a time with a possibility that the incentive is receivable, the operating schedule of the control-target device 2 based on a unit price of electricity fee having a unit price for calculating the incentive taken into consideration, and an adopted schedule selector 14 selecting either one of the operating schedules..
|Incremental weight and selector|
An exercise apparatus comprises an incremental weight system. The incremental weight system comprises an incremental weight and an incremental weight selector.
|Encoded information reading terminal with user-configurable multi-protocol wireless communication interface|
An apparatus may include a microprocessor and a wireless communication interface configured to perform at least one of receiving a first radio signal or transmitting a second radio signal. The microprocessor may be configured to execute at least one of a base-band encoder software program or a base-band decoder software program.
|Dual fuel heater with selector valve|
A heater assembly can be used with a gas appliance. The gas appliance can be a dual fuel appliance for use with one of a first fuel type or a second fuel type different than the first.
|Apparatus and method for supporting acquisition of multi-parametric images|
An apparatus and a method for supporting acquisition of a multi-parametric image are provided. An apparatus for supporting acquisition of a multi-parametric image includes: a disease selector configured to select a suspected disease of a patient based on patient information; and an image selector configured to determine a set of imaging conditions of a multi-parametric magnetic resonance image corresponding to the suspected disease based on a multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging model..
|Ambient audio injection|
An exemplary system comprises a device including a memory with an audio injection application installed thereon. The application comprises an equalizer module that analyzes sound characteristics of individual digital audio samples including a discrete signal, a selector module that applies a selection heuristic to select the discrete signal from the individual digital audio samples based on the sound characteristics, and an audio module that supplies to an output an insert signal generated according to the discrete signal selected by the selection heuristic..
|Video signal processing device|
In order to obtain an optimum depth enhancement effect for three-dimensional (3d) images, a depth information extractor configured to compute depth information from an input video signal, a 2d/3d converter configured to convert, when the input video signal is a two-dimensional (2d) video signal, the 2d video signal to a first video signal which is a 3d video signal based on the depth information, a correction factor calculator configured to compute a correction factor based on the depth information, a selector configured to select either the input video signal or the first video signal and output the selected signal, and a contour enhancement processor configured to perform an enhancement process on the output of the selector based on the correction factor and output the enhanced signal as an output video signal are provided.. .
|Gamma voltage generation unit and display device using the same|
A gamma voltage generation unit is discussed which includes: a voltage booster to boost a first maximum reference voltage into at least one second maximum reference voltage; a mode selector configured to select one of the maximum reference voltage and the at least one second maximum reference voltage as a selected maximum reference voltage; and a plurality of gamma voltage adjusters. The selected maximum reference voltage selected by the mode selector is provided as a 255th gray-scale gamma voltage.
|Drawing device and drawing program|
A reference point determinator determines, as a reference point, the center of each pixel where a sloped line is located. A candidate line generator generates candidate lines each connecting between a point in a pixel having the start point of the sloped line extracted by an endpoint extractor, and a point in a pixel having the end point of the sloped line.
|Amplifier circuit including digital amplifier and analog amplifier|
An amplifier circuit includes a digital amplifier configured to amplify an input signal to output a first output signal, an analog amplifier configured to amplify the input signal to output a second output signal, a check circuit configured to produce a check signal responsive to frequencies of the input signal, and a selector circuit configured to select and output one of the first output signal and the second output signal in response to the check signal.. .
|Method for production of an iridescent image, the resulting image, device comprising same and associated program|
Method for the production of an iridescent image (ii) from a reference image (ir) is described. The iridescent image (ii) comprises an optical selector (so) selected from an array of cylindrical lenses, an array of spherical lenses and a parallax barrier.
|Current selector for non-volatile memory in a cross bar array based on defect and band engineering metal-dielectric-metal stacks|
Selector devices that can be suitable for memory device applications can have low leakage currents at low voltages to reduce sneak current paths for non selected devices, and high leakage currents at high voltages to minimize voltage drops during device switching. In some embodiments, the selector device can include a first electrode, a tri-layer dielectric layer, and a second electrode.
|Detection of abnormal operation caused by interrupt processing|
A controller for controlling interrupt processing in a multiple-interrupt system is provided. The controller includes multiple watchdog timers (wdts), each provided for each of interrupt priorities.
|Push-down of authority check within query engine|
A query engine for integrating authorization conditions within a database query statement. The query engine may include an authorization handler configured to receive authorization parameters related to one or more authorization objects for data relevant to a query for performing an authority check, and obtain at least one user authorization profile for a current user based on the authorization parameters.
|Apparatus and method of harmonic selection for mixing with a received signal|
A method of harmonic selection for mixing with a received signal includes receiving a radio frequency (rf) signal and determining a variable gain setting from among a plurality of gain settings or from a range of gain settings. The variable gain setting is based on the rf signal.
|Interactive talking dolls|
A set of interactive toys that perform a sequence of actions in response to one another without external activation other than an initial actuation to begin the sequence of actions. Preferably, each toy has an activation switch and/or a receiver for a wireless signal such as an infrared signal which activates the toy.
|Semiconductor device including a clock generating circuit for generating an internal signal having a coarse delay line, a fine delay line and a selector circuit|
A semiconductor device includes a data input/output circuit that has an odt function and a dll circuit that generates an internal clock for determining an operation timing of the data input/output circuit. The dll circuit has a first mode for controlling a phase of the internal clock in a precise manner and a second mode for operating with low power consumption.
|Motor driving circuit|
A first calculation unit subtracts third digital data which indicates the minimum value of the duty ratio from first digital data which indicates the duty ratio of the pwm driving operation. A slope calculation unit generates slope data which is dependent on the temperature based upon second digital data which indicates the temperature.
|Imaging device, imaging method and imaging program|
An imaging device includes a flash ratio calculator calculating a flash ratio based on a flash image and a non-flash image, a main subject flash ratio selector selecting a flash ratio of an area of a main subject, a preliminary white balance coefficient determination unit determining a preliminary white balance coefficient used in adjusting a white balance, a flash ratio range calculator calculating an upper limit value and a lower limit value of a range of the flash ratio based on the flash ratio of the main subject and the preliminary white balance coefficient, a flash ratio processor altering the flash ratio so that the flash ratio is in the calculated range, and a white balance coefficient calculator calculating a white balance coefficient based on the altered flash ratio.. .
|Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof|
Disclosed is an lcd device. The lcd device comprises a panel, a data driver configured to output a data voltage to a data line; a gate driver configured to sequentially output a scan signal to a plurality of gate lines, a common electrode formed at the panel in correspondence with each of the pixels, a common voltage generator configured to generate a common voltage to be supplied to the common electrode, a timing controller configured to output a first selection signal or a second selection signal, and a selector configured to output a correction common voltage corresponding to a negative liquid crystal driving voltage or the common voltage to the common electrode by using the scan signal, the first selection signal, or the second selection signal..
|Scan flip-flop, method of operating the same, and device including the scan flip-flop|
A scan flip-flop may include a selector outputting a data signal or a scan input signal in response to a scan enable signal, and a flip-flop that latches an output signal of the selector or the data signal, based on a clock signal and a low voltage signal.. .
|Method of forming an asymmetric mimcap or a schottky device as a selector element for a cross-bar memory array|
Mimcap devices are provided that can be suitable for memory device applications, such as current selector devices for cross point memory array. The mimcap devices can have lower thermal budget as compared to schottky diodes and controllable lower barrier height and lower series resistance as compared to mimcap tunneling diodes.
|Hydraulic pressure supply apparatus for automatic transmission|
In a hydraulic pressure supply apparatus for an automatic transmission having hydraulic pressure supply destinations comprising at least three hydraulic actuators different from one another in required hydraulic pressure and a lubrication system, there are provided with at least three, actually five, hydraulic pumps, at least three, actually five, regulator valves capable of regulating hydraulic pressures delivered from the hydraulic pumps to values corresponding to the respective required pressures to be supplied to the hydraulic pressure supply destinations, and the selector valves installed between the hydraulic pumps and the regulator valves, wherein the operation of the selector valves is controlled to connect the hydraulic pumps to the regulator valves in accordance with the flow rates required by five hydraulic pressure supply destinations comprising the hydraulic actuators and the lubrication system.. .
|Modular actuator for vehicle transmissions|
An actuator for selecting shift stages of a vehicle transmission comprises a lever housing, a selector lever, as well as a transfer device for transferring switching commands to the speed change gear. The actuator is characterized by am exchangeable module adapter which is arranged between the lever housing and the transfer device.
|Cryogenic storage tank system and auto flow path selector valve therefor|
A cryogenic storage tank system and an automatic flow path selector valve for the same, in which maintenance is more convenient, the length of pipes is minimized, and the pressure of liquefied gas in a gaseous phase inside a cryogenic storage tank is automatically adjusted.. .
|User interface date selectors for historical reports|
Systems and methods are provided for user interface date selectors for historical reports. A user interface outputs a date selector including a calculated dates option, wherein the calculated dates option is based on a date frequency applied to a date range.
|Device, method and user interface for emphasizing divisions in data|
A device with one or more processors and memory displays, in a data display panel, a first representation of data from a data set. The data is selected in accordance divisions in a first data-set dimension and divisions in a second data-set dimension, and is organized to emphasize the divisions in the first data-set dimension.
|Selector control for user interface elements|
A user input at a location on a user interface screen that intersects or otherwise touches a grouping of more than one overlapping user interface element can enable selection of a specific one of the overlapping user interface elements as the user interface elements in the grouping are made active in sequence (e.g. In a loop), which can be stopped by a second user input when the desired user interface element is currently active in the sequence.
|Bit error detection and correction with error detection code and list-npmld|
A method for reducing the number of error events in a transmitted data stream (34) comprises the steps of (i) generating at least a first most probable sequence (16(1)) and a second most probable sequence (16(2)) with a detection algorithm (12); (ii) determining if a first correctable error occurred in the first most probable sequence (16(1)) with an edc decoder (14); and (iii) determining if a second correctable error occurred in the second most probable sequence (16(2)) with the edc decoder (14). Additionally, the steps of determining if a first correctable error occurred and determining if a second correctable error occurred can be performed substantially simultaneously.
|Methods and apparatus for multi-level cache hierarchies|
A multi-level cache structure in accordance with one embodiment includes a first cache structure and a second cache structure. The second cache structure is hierarchically above the first cache.
|Information processing apparatus, control method of information processing apparatus and apparatus|
An information processing apparatus includes a first processor, a second processor, a switch configured to relay a packet transmitted between the first processor and the second processor, a first output buffer corresponding to the first processor and being configured to store therein a first packet from the first processor and being addressed to the second processor and received through the switch, a first input buffer corresponding to the first processor, and a first selector configured to select one of a first path and a second path, based on a free space of the first output buffer. When the first packet is input, the first path is configured to output the first packet from the first processor to the switch through the first input buffer and the second path is configured to output the first packet from the first processor to the switch not through the first input buffer..
|Method for transparent and fair resource distribution|
A computer-implemented system for allocation of a series of picks amongst multiple selectors in a selection process is configured to use total picks data, number of selectors data, and picks per selector data to determine a series of benchmark pick slots for each selector in accordance with a benchmark, for each selector, calculating a pick cost for awarding a pick position to the selector, awarding said pick position to the selector for whom the pick cost would least deviate the system from the benchmark and storing said pick cost of awarding said pick, and then iterating through the remainder of the draft using pick cost to determine who picks next, ensuring maximum fairness in the pick order. The system also manages the draft itself once the pick order is determined.