|| List of recent Startup-related patents
|Hydraulically-actuated fuel delivery timing advance mechanism for diesel engines with mechanical fuel injection pumps|
A variable timing apparatus, for an internal combustion diesel engine equipped with a conventional mechanical fuel injection pump, includes a tubular extender having a front flange bolted to the normal injection pump mount and a rear mounting flange bolted to the injector pump. The tubular extender houses a timing drive shaft has a first end directly coupled to the engine's timing drive and a second free end equipped with a plurality of helical splines.
|Gasifier having at least one charge transfer electrode and methods of use thereof|
Gasifiers that may be used for gasifying hydrocarbon-containing materials are disclosed. Methods for use of such gasifiers are also disclosed.
|Pneumatic thrust combined cycle power generator|
A pneumatic thrust combined cycle power generator comprises a startup air compressor operated together with a high-pressure gas regulator to fill a high-pressure gas into a pneumatic motor and start operating a transmission bearing, such that the transmission bearing can drive a high power generation motor to produce a power generation effect and provide a power supply. The transmission bearing of the pneumatic motor can be operated with a driven gear and a transmission belt to drive a high-pressure gas recycle air compressor to operate, so as to return the high-pressure gas to the startup air compressor through a high-pressure gas recycle channel and achieve a combined cycle effect of using the high-pressure gas..
|Switching power supply|
In some aspects of the invention, a switching power supply can include a control circuit that conducts feedback control of a pulse width of a driving signal for switching the switching element according to an output voltage and settle the output voltage to a specified voltage level; a frequency reducing circuit that is disposed in the control circuit and reduces a frequency of the driving signal for switching the switching element upon detection of an overload state and limits an output current; and an initial state setting circuit that sets the control circuit to an overload detecting state for a predetermined period of time in a startup period of the control circuit. The initial state setting circuit can pull down a control voltage for a soft start signal for soft starting to the ground potential to inhibit generation of the driving signal and pulls up a feedback voltage signal..
|Startup method and apparatus, startup-acceptance method and apparatus, and mutual-startup method and system|
The present invention provides startup method and apparatus, startup-acceptance method and apparatus, and mutual-startup method and system. The startup method includes steps of: receiving an instruction of a user terminal to start up a second application; obtaining a login-status information of the user terminal in a first application; generating a first startup command for starting up the second application; and starting up the second application through the first startup command, delivering the login-status information of the user terminal in the first application to the second application and thereby automatically logging the user terminal into the second application..
|Personalized standby and transition screens|
Methods, system, and set-top box are provided. A method for personalizing a home screen of an electronic device includes entering a standby mode of the electronic device, loading modules based on personalization indicators, retrieving content that is associated with the modules, and generating a video signal while the electronic device is in one of the standby mode and a startup mode.
|Method and system for speeding up computer program|
A method and system for speeding up a computer program is provided. The method includes: determining a critical file and a non-critical file; storing the non-critical file in a first storage device, and storing the critical file in a second storage device, wherein data accessing speed of the second storage device is faster than that of the first storage device; and receiving a file operation for accessing the critical file, redirecting the file operation to the second storage device, accessing the critical file stored in the second storage device.
|Test device for testing startup function of electronic device|
A test device for testing an electronic device, includes an alternating current (ac) input port used to connect to an ac power source. An ac output port used to connect to a power port of the electronic device, a switch unit connected between the ac input port and the ac output port, a first usb port, a startup control unit, and a power on maintaining unit.
|Control device for hybrid vehicle|
A control device for a hybrid vehicle has an engine, a motor configured to output a driving force of the vehicle and performing a startup of the engine, a first engagement element interposed between the engine and the motor that selectively connects and releases the engine and the motor, a second engagement element interposed between the motor and a driving wheel that selectively engages and releases the motor and the driving wheel, a driving force transmission system load detecting device that either detects or estimates a load of the driving force transmission system, and an engine/motor slip drive control unit that slip engages the first engagement element with the engine maintaining in rotating state at a predetermined rotation speed, and slip engages the second engagement element with the motor at a rotation speed lower than the predetermined rotation speed.. .
|Startup/shutdown hydrogen injection system for boiling water reactors (bwrs), and method thereof|
A system and a method for injecting hydrogen into boiling water reactor (bwr) reactor support systems in operation during reactor startup and/or shutdown to mitigate inter-granular stress corrosion cracking (igscc). The system may provide hydrogen at variable pressures (including relatively higher pressures) that match changing operating pressures of the reactor supports systems as the reactor cycles through startup and shutdown modes..
|Image display device and method of starting thereof|
Disclosed is an image display device capable of starting in accordance with a preference of a user, and starting method thereof. According to an embodiment, an image display device includes a control section and a storage section.
|Systems and methods for dimming of a light source|
In embodiments, improved capabilities are described for dimming performance of lighting methods and systems, such as the improvement of dimming led lamps that are dimmed from standard external dimming devices. Methods and systems for improving dimming performance include a fast startup override facility for overriding a default dimming function of the lamp's electronics through forcing the lamp electronics to operate with a higher than normal duty cycle to ensure the lamp electronics can deliver higher than normal power to an led module during a dimming current level startup condition.
|Method and system of welding with auto-determined startup parameters|
A method and system to determine optimum operating parameters for the startup phase of a welding-type process based on user-desired operating parameters of the post-startup or welding phase of the welding-type process are disclosed. While applicable to a number of welding-type processes, the method and system are particularly configured to determine an optimum wire feed speed for gas metal arc welding of aluminum using pulse spray transfer..
|Brake control device for a vehicle|
A brake control device for a vehicle has a master cylinder that converts an operating force of a brake pedal to a fluid pressure, a wheel cylinder installed in each wheel of the vehicle that generates a braking force by a fluid pressure introduced in each wheel, an introduction section that introduces the fluid pressure generated by the master cylinder, a first switching valve disposed in a fluid passage connecting the master cylinder and the wheel cylinder, and closes at system startup and opens at system non-startup/failure, a second switching valve disposed in a branch fluid passage connecting the master cylinder and the introduction section and opens at the system startup and closes at the system non-startup/failure, and a brake controller. When the system is started after the depression operation of the brake pedal, the brake controller closes the second switching valve..
|Information processing apparatus operable in power saving mode and method for controlling the same|
In an information processing apparatus operable in a power saving mode, a sub cpu reads out initial screen data pre-stored in a nonvolatile memory, and displays it on a display screen when the information processing apparatus returns from the power saving mode. Further, the sub cpu detects coordinate data of an area touched by a user on the initial screen, and stores it into the nonvolatile memory.
|Systems and methods for fuel control during cold starts|
A cold start control system for a vehicle having a spark ignition direct injection (sidi) engine includes a startup control module and a fuel actuator module. The startup control module sets a mode of operation to a cold start mode.
|Integrated system for media playback during startup|
A system and method are provided for playing a media stream while a media system starts up. Media hardware, such as a display controller, may play media.
|Auto-resettable seismic sensor for evcs|
An evcs equipped with an accelerometer to detect seismic events. Upon sensing a catastrophic environmental event, the evcs is automatically disconnected from the main utility power source.
|Methods and apparatus for dynamically adjusting a power level of an electronic device|
Methods and apparatus for dynamically adjusting a power level of an electronic device (100) are disclosed. In an embodiment, an electronic device (100) receives a usage pattern of the electronic device (100) (e.g., typically used 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on weekdays).
|Control device and control method for hybrid vehicle|
A hybrid vehicle has a first running mode with an engine stopped and a second running mode with the engine operating. An ecu monitors information related to the frequency of intermittent startup of the engine in response to the startup and stoppage of the engine during vehicle running.
|Image forming apparatus|
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member to bear a latent image on a surface thereof, a developing device to develop the latent image with toner, an intermediate transfer member, a secondary transfer member, a cleaning device, and a main body. The cleaning device cleans the secondary transfer member for a predetermined time period t1 during a startup operation after printing is completed normally before subsequent printing.
|Signal processor and communication device|
A signal processor includes a period detection section which detects that a period is currently used for communication of a frame; a pattern detection section which detects, from the received signal, a first signal pattern by which the end of communication of the frame is recognized; and an output processing section which outputs the received signal to a controller; configured to instruct, upon detection of the first signal pattern in the period being currently used for communication of a frame, the controller to halt startup of communication action of the next frame, until the period being currently used for communication of a frame comes to the end, to thereby reduce an event such that frames are transmitted from a plurality of communication devices simultaneously, and to thereby allow the communication action for the next frame to proceed correctly.. .
|Bicmos current reference circuit|
A bicmos current reference circuit includes a reference core, a startup circuit, and a reference current output circuit. The reference core contains a current mirror, a positive temperature coefficient current generator, and a negative temperature coefficient current generator.
|Method for smooth motor startup|
A method of conducting smooth motor startup is provided and includes operating a motor in an open loop control scheme at startup, operating the motor in a closed loop sensorless control scheme at a time after startup and transitioning between the open loop control scheme and the closed loop control scheme by reducing a difference between an estimated rotor angle of the motor and a commanded ramping angle of the motor.. .
|Startup control method, grid interconnection apparatus, and controller|
A startup control method of controlling startup of a pv pcs 150 configured to perform interconnected operation in which a pv 100 is interconnected to a grid 10 to supply power to a load 400: supplies power from independent operation output of the pv pcs 150 to a storage pcs 250 by an independent operation that does not interconnect the pv 100 to the grid 10 before starting the interconnected operation; measures the output power amount of the pv 100 or the pv pcs 150 when the power is supplied to the storage pcs 250; and stops the independent operation to start the interconnected operation when the measured output power amount is larger than a predetermined amount.. .
|Startup logic for refrigeration system|
A refrigeration system (10) includes a compressor (20) having a first stage (20a) and a second stage (20b); a heat rejecting heat exchanger (40) having a fan (44) drawing ambient fluid over the heat rejecting heat exchanger, the heat rejecting heat exchanger including an inter-cooler (43) and a gas cooler(41), the intercooler coupled to an outlet of the first stage and the gas cooler coupled to an outlet of the second stage;, an unload valve (93) coupled to an outlet of the intercooler and a suction port of the first stage; a flash tank (70) coupled to an outlet of the gas cooler; a primary expansion device (55) coupled to an outlet of the flash tank; a heat absorbing heat exchanger (50) coupled to an outlet of the primary expansion device, an outlet of the heat absorbing heat exchanger coupled to the suction port of the first stage; and a controller (100) for executing a startup process.. .
|Startup control circuit in voltage regulators and related circuits|
Aspects of the present disclosure are directed towards apparatus useful for controlling low drop out linear regulators during startup. A voltage regulator device can generate a regulated output voltage from an input voltage and in response to a reference voltage that has, during a startup period, a delayed ramp up relative to a corresponding ramp up of the input voltage.
|Magnetic bearing systems and methods of controlling the same|
A magnetic bearing system includes a first electromagnet, a second electromagnet opposing the first electromagnet, and a rotor positioned between the first and second electromagnets. The first and second electromagnets are configured to apply a magnetic force.
|Air conditioner for vehicle|
An air conditioner for a vehicle having an electric motor for traveling and an internal combustion engine as driving sources for outputting a driving force for causing the vehicle to travel, the air conditioner including: a heating section that heats blown air to be blown into a vehicle interior by using a coolant of the internal combustion engine as a heat source; a request signal output section that outputs a request signal to a driving force control section in heating the vehicle interior, the driving force control section controlling an operation of the internal combustion engine, the request signal causing the internal combustion engine to operate until a temperature of the coolant reaches an upper limit temperature; and a suppression section for suppressing output of the request signal from the request signal output section until a predetermined condition is satisfied after startup of the vehicle.. .
|Turbine bucket shroud arrangement and method of controlling turbine bucket interaction with an adjacent turbine bucket|
A turbine bucket shroud arrangement for a turbine system includes a contact region of a tip shroud, wherein the contact region is in close proximity to an adjacent tip shroud. Also included is a negative thermal expansion material disposed proximate the contact region, the contact region comprising a first volume during a startup condition and a shutdown condition of the turbine system and a second volume during a steady state condition of the turbine system, wherein the second volume is less than the first volume..
|Switch mode power supply and method for operating the switch mode power supply|
A switch mode power supply and method for operating the power supply and to the use of the same, wherein the switch mode power supply comprises a control for controlling a control element and is connected to a dc link of the converter, the switch mode power supply comprises a startup-delay such that control of the switch element is blocked until a predetermined start delay duration (t) has lapsed, where the start delay duration (t) is longer than the time span between dc link charging.. .
A lathe center can include a boss formed in a cavity of a work end of a work piece, such as a shaft. The boss has a height as measured from an end wall of the cavity.
|Methods, data storage devices and systems for fragmented firmware table rebuild in a solid state drive|
A data storage device comprises a plurality of non-volatile memory devices configured to store a plurality of physical pages; a controller coupled to the plurality of memory devices that is configured to program data to and read data from the plurality of memory devices. A volatile memory may be coupled to the controller and may be configured to store a firmware table comprising a plurality of firmware table entries.
|Control device for hybrid vehicle|
In the control system for a hybrid vehicle, in response to an engine startup request, upon engagement of a clutch between a motor generator and a drive wheel and startup of the engine by the motor generator, engine startup is allowed when the engine startup request is present and the absolute value of the motor/generator output torque assumes a predetermined value or less.. .
|System and apparatus for enhancing exhaust aftertreatment startup emissions control|
An aftertreatment system including a method which provides a selective catalytic reduction (scr) catalyst disposed in an exhaust stream of an engine; determines that an ammonia pre-load condition for the scr catalyst is present; determines a first amount of ammonia pre-load in response to the ammonia pre-load condition; injects an amount of ammonia or urea into the exhaust stream in response to the first amount of ammonia; and adsorbs a second amount of ammonia onto the scr catalyst in response to injecting an amount of ammonia or urea, where the second amount of ammonia is either the injected amount of ammonia or an amount of ammonia resulting from hydrolysis from the injected amount of urea.. .
|Antivirus system and method for removable media devices|
A removable media device, which may be a usb attached device or other type of removable media device, includes a software program located on the device which upon startup or access, the software program scans one or more of electronic files stored on the removable media device and electronic files being transferred to or from the electronic media device and to or from a host computing system for the detection of viruses therein. The software program is further configured to block the transfer of detected virus-containing electronic files and to disallow the copy or writing of files to or from the removable media device to or from a host computing system that can not be scanned.
|Method and device, terminal and computer readable medium for accelerating startup of operating system|
Described are an operating system startup acceleration method and device, a terminal and a computer readable medium. The method comprises: acquiring prefetch information corresponding to at least one process to be accelerated in a procedure of operating system startup, wherein the prefetch information comprises a file path, a shift value and a length value of a data block required by the process to be accelerated; and reading a corresponding data block into a system cache according to the acquired prefetch information, and completing a startup procedure of the process to be accelerated using the data block in the system cache..
|System and method for funding companies|
A system and method for funding investment seeking companies (iscs), e.g., startup companies, by a funding company is disclosed. For each of the iscs, in exchange for private equity therein, the funding company issues a corresponding publicly tradable class of its own stock substantially based on the performance of the isc.
|System and method for controlling fuel injection when an engine is automatically started to decrease an engine startup period|
A system according to the principles of the present disclosure includes a stop-start module and a fuel control module. The stop-start module stops an engine and thereby interrupts an engine cycle when a driver depresses a brake pedal while an ignition system is on and the engine is idling.
|Method of determining a steering angle in a motor vehicle|
A method for determining a steering angle of a steering shaft in a motor vehicle is disclosed. The method uses a rotation sensor associated with an electric motor of a power steering system to determine the relative steering angle of the steering column.
|System and method for enabling energy efficiency over ethernet links in consideration of optical network transport equipment|
A system and method for enabling energy efficiency over ethernet links in consideration of optical transport network (otn) equipment. It is a feature of the present invention that a secondary startup condition can be provided whereby the energy efficiency ethernet operation in a link partner is conditionally enabled upon a transmission by the link partner of an initiation signal (e.g., reserved or unused code group) that would be semi-acceptable to a legacy physical coding sublayer (pcs) in otn equipment and a receipt by the link partner of valid energy efficient ethernet signaling..
|Startup apparatus for power supply|
A startup apparatus for a power supply includes an enclosure base, an enclosure cover slidably and pivotably mounted on the enclosure base, a trigger member slidably mounted in the enclosure base, and a power supply switch installed in the enclosure base. The enclosure cover is pushed forward relative to the enclosure base to trigger the trigger member to cause the power supply switch to output power-on instructions to a circuit board in the enclosure base.
|Mercury-free metal halide lamp for vehicle and metal halide lamp device|
A mercury-free metal halide lamp for a vehicle according to an embodiment includes an airtight vessel 1 provided with a light-emitting part 11 with a discharge space 111 inside, a metal halide 2 and a rare gas sealed in the discharge space 111, and a pair of electrodes 32 disposed so that the tip ends of the respective electrodes 32 face each other in the discharge space 111. The electrodes 32 and the discharge space 111 do not contain thorium.
|Data processing method and data processing system|
A data processing method that is executed by a data processing system includes determining whether an application whose startup is requested by a first data processing apparatus among a plurality of data processing apparatuses, belongs to a predetermined group; determining whether a second data processing apparatus among the data processing apparatuses has started up the application, when the application belongs to the predetermined group; and aborting startup of the application by the first data processing apparatus, when the second data processing apparatus has started up the application.. .
|Method, apparatus, and mobile terminal for operation interface management|
A method for operation interface management includes: receiving an operation interface invoking instruction input by a user, and generating an operation interface corresponding to the operation interface invoking instruction; and receiving a function item startup instruction input by the user and according to the operation interface, and starting up a function item specified by the function item startup instruction. In the present invention, as long as the user inputs the operation interface invoking instruction, the corresponding operation interface may be generated, and a corresponding function item startup instruction may be input according to the operation interface, so that a target function item may be started up quickly, accurately, and efficiently.
|Device with power control feature involving backup power reservoir circuit|
Power-backup capabilities are provided by implementing a variety of different methods, systems and devices. According to one such implementation, an energy storage device such as a capacitive storage circuit is powered relative to the powering of one or more additional circuits from a common power supply to limit the draw upon the power supply.
|Control terminal and control method|
A control terminal has access to a storage apparatus storing a first processing period for execution of an application by sequential processing and a second processing period for execution of the application by parallel processing; and includes a processor configured to transmit an execution request for the application to a request terminal upon accepting a startup instruction for the application; receive a response to the execution request; determine whether a sum of the second processing period and a difference of a reception time of the response and a transmission time of the execution request, is at least the first processing period; and execute the application by sequential processing by the control terminal when the sum is at least equal to the first processing period, and execute the application by parallel processing using the control terminal and the request terminal when the sum is less than the first processing period.. .
|Dependency-based startup in a multi-modality medical system|
A dependency-based startup method in a multi-modality medical processing system that includes receiving initialization information about a plurality of executable components to be started, the plurality of executable components including an executable modality component configured to communicate with a medical device communicatively coupled to the multi-modality medical processing system. The method also includes receiving dependency information about the executable modality component, the dependency information identifying one or more of the executable components upon which the executable modality component depends and transforming the initialization information and the dependency information into a dependency map that represents the dependencies between the plurality of executable components.
|Systems and methods for enhancing fuel cell vehicle startup|
Methods and systems for enhancing the performance of fuel cells in fuel cell vehicles. Some embodiments comprise a current control module for controlling the application of a load to the fuel cell and a voltage monitoring module for monitoring one or more voltages within the fuel cell.
|Fuel cell device|
A fuel cell includes a fuel cell, auxiliaries, a storage battery, an auxiliary power switching unit and a controlling device. The fuel cell is connected to a system power supply.
|Power amplifier controller|
The present disclosure provides a power amplifier controller for starting up, operating, and shutting down a power amplifier. The power amplifier controller includes current sense amplifier circuitry adapted to monitor a main current of the power amplifier.
|Vehicular air conditioning control device, vehicular air conditioning control method, vehicular air conditioning control program, and recording medium|
An object to save power and control engine startup and shutdown while improving the cabin environment with a simple configuration. A vehicular air-conditioning control device detects an outside air temperature; finds from an eco-running map a time ta until odor and so forth corresponding to the outside air temperature arises, an eco-runnable tb extended by shutting down a blower, and a time tc at which to shut down the operation of the blower fan; shuts down the blower fan at the time tc during eco-running; and, when the eco-runnable time tb elapses, causes the blower fan to operate, issues an engine startup request, and initiates refrigerant circulation by a compressor.
|Global data establishment for storage arrays controlled by a plurality of nodes|
A plurality of data arrays are coupled to a plurality of nodes via a plurality of adapters. The plurality of adapters discover the plurality of data arrays during startup, and information about the plurality of data arrays are communicated to corresponding local nodes of the plurality of nodes, wherein the local nodes broadcast the information to other nodes of plurality of nodes.
|Wireless communication system|
A technique for enabling utilization of a one-way link in wireless communication systems of the type using whitespaces is disclosed. A wireless communication system (1) is arranged to include a transmitting station (10) which transmits data by wireless communication and receiving stations (21-22) which receive data as sent thereto, for performing wireless communication by using a whitespace.
|Method and apparatus to reduce overcurrent during the startup of a switching regulator|
A power supply apparatus includes an inductor to store and discharge energy and a circuit to charge the inductor using a plurality of charging pulses. The circuit skips a charging pulse of the plurality of charging pulses to reduce overcurrent associated with the inductor..
|Image forming apparatus capable of controlling power supplies to respective parts thereof, and control method and storage medium therefor|
An image forming apparatus capable of appropriately controlling power supplies to respective parts thereof when the apparatus is remotely started over a network. When receiving data from an external apparatus via the network, a controller of the image forming apparatus decides power supplied object, among a plurality of power supplied objects of the image forming apparatus, to which power supply is to be started at startup of the apparatus, and controls such that power supply to the decided power supplied object is started..
|Vehicular heating control system, method, and computer-readable storage medium|
A vehicular heating control system, method, and program acquire an operation value that is a setting by an occupant and, when there is no manual operation, acquire a fuel consumption reduction amount and a fuel consumption amount and, when the fuel consumption reduction amount exceeds the fuel consumption amount and an improvement in fuel economy is expected, execute seat heater control, that is, heating by an electrothermal heater, decrease the wind force of a blower fan, and lower an engine startup threshold value. Heating by an air conditioning system and heating by the electrothermal heater are combined, so a heating effect is obtained while reducing the fuel consumption amount..
|Integrated broadcasting communications receiver and integrated broadcasting communications system|
To provide a broadcast-communication coordination receiving device having an excellent operability and that allows a plurality of users to manage individual personal information and use an application. A broadcast-communication coordination receiving device (400) is provided with: a broadcast receiving means (401); an application server (300); a communication transceiving means (406) for performing transceiving to and from an authentication server (500); a decoding means (40); and a composite display means (415); and is further provided with: an application startup information extraction means (402a); an application startup information storage means (405); an application acquisition means (411); an application management and execution control means (409); an application execution means (413); a user account information storage means (426); and an application usage information management control means (420)..
|System to rebuild difference virtual hard disk for updating operation system and method thereof|
A system to rebuild a difference virtual hard disk (vhd) for updating an operation system (os) and a method thereof are provided. After a setting host updates a os contained in a parent vhd, a service host uses the parent vhd as a base image to build a difference vhd.
|Augmented allocation of virtual machines for application|
The starting up of an application involving multiple virtual machines by overallocating virtual machines. In response to a request to allocate a certain number of virtual machines corresponding to the application, an augmented number of virtual machines is determined to be allocated in response to the request.
|Information exchange method, user end, and system for online collaborative shopping|
The present invention provides an information exchange method, a user end, and a system for online collaborative shopping. The method includes: sending a collaborative shopping request message that includes one or more user identifiers to a collaborative server; receiving a collaborative shopping startup message; submitting a shopping web page of the main control user end to the collaborative server, and submitting, to the collaborative server, operation information generated when a user of the main control user end operates a shopping web page; and receiving operation information generated when a user on the collaborative user end operates a shopping web page according to a commodity feature concerned by the user on the shopping web page, and displaying, on the shopping web page, an operation result of the user on the collaborative user end for the shopping web page..
|Method and apparatus for programming a power converter controller with an external programming terminal having multiple functions|
A power converter includes an energy transfer element and a power switch coupled the energy transfer element and an input of the power converter. A control circuit is coupled to generate a switching signal to control switching of the power switch in response to a feedback signal representative of an output of the power converter.
|Programming of an integrated circuit on a multi-function terminal|
Methods and apparatuses for programming a parameter value in an ic (e.g., any power electronic device, such as a controller of a power converter) are disclosed. The parameter can be selected/programmed by selecting a clamp using an external optional (selectively inserted) diode coupled to a multi-function programming terminal.
|Programmable logic device|
To obtain a pld that achieves high-speed configuration capable of dynamic configuration, consumes less power, and has a short startup time and a pld that has a smaller number of transistors or a smaller circuit area than a pld using an sram as a configuration memory, a plurality of logic elements arranged in an array and a switch for selecting electrical connection between the logic elements are provided. The switch includes a first transistor including a multilayer film including an oxide layer and an oxide semiconductor layer, a node that becomes floating when the first transistor is turned off, and a second transistor in which electrical continuity between a source and a drain is determined based on configuration data held at the node..
|Method and apparatus for detecting position and startup a sensorless motor|
A method and a circuit for detecting positions for a motor are provided. The circuit includes a control circuit for generating pwm signals, high-side transistors and low-side transistors, resistors and a microcontroller.
Provided is a hydrogen station that is used to charge hydrogen to a hydrogen tank mounted on a vehicle, the hydrogen station including: a compressor that compresses hydrogen; a lubricant cooling unit that cools the lubricant of the compressor while circulating the lubricant; a hydrogen cooling unit that is capable of cooling hydrogen which is not charged to the hydrogen tank mounted on the vehicle yet and is compressed by the compressor; a sensor that detects whether the vehicle approaches or reaches the hydrogen station; and a startup unit that starts up at least one of the lubricant cooling unit and the hydrogen cooling unit by a signal from the sensor.. .
|Application version gatekeeping during upgrade|
Embodiments are directed to ensuring that only one version of an application is running on a cluster. In one scenario, a computer system includes a configuration agent that generates service instance version queries upon startup to determine which service instance version to activate, maintains a service instance version table that includes a listing of service instance versions currently running on the computer system as part of one or more application instances and activates specified service instances.
|Methods, devices and systems for physical-to-logical mapping in solid state drives|
A data storage device comprises a plurality of non-volatile memory devices storing physical pages, each stored at a predetermined physical location. A controller may be coupled to the memory devices and configured to access data stored in a plurality of logical pages (l-pages), each associated with an l-page number that enables the controller to logically reference data stored in the physical pages.
|Binding microprocessor to memory chips to prevent re-use of microprocessor|
A processor is provided that binds itself to a circuit such that the processor cannot be subsequently reused in other circuits. On a first startup of the processor, a memory segment of an external volatile memory device is read to obtain information prior to initialization of the memory segment.
|Power supply and startup circuit thereof|
A power supply and its startup circuit are provided. The startup circuit includes a first transistor, a bias resistor, a pull-down switch, a voltage detector, and a discharging path generator.
|Application of normally-on switching elements/devices in a stacked switching circuit|
A stacked switching circuit with normally-on devices includes a first normally-on switch coupled between a first input rail and an output port, and is coupled to be switched in response to a first control signal. A second normally-on switch is coupled to the output port and is coupled to a normally-off switch in a cascode coupled configuration.