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Tactile-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


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Electric stovetop
October 12, 2017 - N°20170295611

An electric stovetop includes a vitroceramic top part, an electric heating element built-in below the top part, and a bottom box with the electric heating element mounted through the bottom box. The electrical heating element can include parallel and equidistant tracks defining a rectangular heating area. Each track is divided into three segments, a large central part and two smaller ...
Apparatus and method for improved drug regimen compliance
Quantaed, Llc
October 12, 2017 - N°20170294105

A method and apparatus for monitoring drug-regimen compliance is disclosed. Systems in accordance with the present invention enable automatic monitoring of the state of medicine content of a blister card. Each tablet location on the blister card is operatively coupled with a different sensor that detects whether the tablet location is occupied and/or a dispensing event at a tablet ...
System and method for providing aircraft autoflight capability feedback to a pilot
Honeywell International Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170293358

A system and method provides aircraft autoflight capability feedback to aircraft pilots to thereby prevent, or at least inhibit, latent errors of omission that may result in operational errors. The system and method uses graphics that communicate subtly and in the background, in a manner that naturally fits with how the visual cortex processes graphical information and how the mind ...
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System for cooperation between a human and a robotic device
Honeywell International Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170291299

A robot control system has a jointed mechanism with sensors and actuators in a rotatable sphere, tracks movements of a person engaged in the jointed mechanism through the sensors, as commands causing movement of a robot machine, which also has sensors and actuators mirroring the sensors and actuators of the jointed mechanism. The robot machine sends activity data back to ...
Spinal connectors and related methods
Depuy Synthes Products, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290611

In some embodiments, a connector can be configured to couple a first fixation element (e. G., a first rod) to a second fixation element (e. G., a second rod). One or both of the first and second fixation elements can be included with the connector, or one or both can be separately provided. In some instances, at least one of ...
Assisting a visually impaired user to grip an object
Hcl Technologies Limited
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287360

The present disclosure relates to system(s) and device for assisting a visually impaired user to grip objects. The system may receive an image of an object in real-time and identify a reference image corresponding to the image by comparing the image with reference images. Further, the system may identify a reference tactile image corresponding to the reference image and ...
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Generating real-time driver familiarity index for fine-grained dynamic road scenes
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
October 05, 2017 - N°20170286782

In an example embodiment, a computer-implemented method is disclosed that generates a spectral signature describing one or more dynamic objects and a scene layout of a current road scene; identifies, from among one or more scene clusters included in a familiarity graph associated with a user, a road scene cluster corresponding to the current road scene; determine a position of ...
Tactile vibration applying device
Sumitomo Riko Company Limited
October 05, 2017 - N°20170285751

To provide a tactile vibration applying device that efficiently outputs vibrations using an electrostatic or piezoelectric actuator. The tactile vibration applying device includes the electrostatic or piezoelectric actuator formed in a flat shape, and expanding and contracting in a thickness direction, a first elastic body having an elastic modulus smaller than an elastic modulus of the actuator in the thickness ...
System to provide tactile feedback during non-contact interaction
Intel Corporation
October 05, 2017 - N°20170285745

This disclosure is directed to a system to provide tactile feedback during non-contact interaction. A system may comprise at least display circuitry, sensing circuitry, tactile feedback circuitry and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry may cause the display circuitry to present a user interface. The sensing circuitry may sense when a body part of a user (e. G., a hand, a ...
Tactile metronome
Soundbrenner Limited
October 05, 2017 - N°20170285578

A metronome capable of imparting a tactile sensation in order to assist the user in monitoring a tempo. The metronome is configurable to be worn on the wrist, chest, ankle or any part of the body most suitable for the user. The metronome may be provided as a kit including a removable metronome casing and a series of changeable belts ...
Deadbolt touch panel for keyless entry
Spectrum Brands, Inc.
October 05, 2017 - N°20170284131

A touch screen electronic deadbolt includes a planar, exterior touch panel with a touch overlay for receiving tactile input for entry of an access code to engage and disengage a deadbolt. The touch panel is contained within a housing cavity of a rectilinear housing. A touch overlay rests above the housing cavity extending to the edge of the housing without ...
Infant sleep inducing device
Spectrum Brands, Inc.
October 05, 2017 - N°20170281899

An infant sleep inducing device that in application, simulates the vibrations that occur in an automobile to soothe a restless infant. The infant sleep inducing device generally comprising a playback device connected to an amplifier, a tactile transducer, a battery source, a housing that defines an inner chamber, and a mounting bracket. A top panel is releasably attached to the ...
Keyboard
Primax Electronics Ltd.
September 28, 2017 - N°20170278651

A keyboard includes a base plate, plural keycaps, plural scissors-type connecting elements and a sliding plate. Each scissors-type connecting element has a bulge. The gliding plate has plural position-limiting structures. The keyboard is installed on a notebook computer and connected with a top cover of the notebook computer. For operating the keyboard, the bulge is received in a first step ...
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Keyboard and notebook computer with same
Primax Electronics Ltd.
September 28, 2017 - N°20170277227

A keyboard and a notebook computer with the keyboard are provided. The keyboard includes a membrane circuit board and plural keys. Each key includes a keycap, a bulge and a key frame. The bulge is connected with the keycap. The key frame has a guiding groove corresponding to the bulge. When the keyboard is in a usage status, the bulge ...
Systems and methods for stimulating swallowing
Passy-muir, Inc.
September 28, 2017 - N°20170273862

A device includes a first vibrational transducer and a second vibrational transducer. The first vibrational transducer has a first vibrating property. The second vibrotactile stimulator has a second vibrating property different than the first vibrating property. A collar may be configured to position the first vibrational transducer and the second vibrational transducer over a neck of a subject. A method ...
Wearable safety warning and measurement system
Warwick Mills Inc.
September 28, 2017 - N°20170273374

An apparatus for protecting a power tool user includes a glove or other garment having at least one sensor that monitors proximity to the power tool. Glove embodiments can include finger and/or thumb proximity sensors, and/or sensors that detect hand position, finger and/or wrist joint angle, vibration, and/or acceleration. Sensing targets can be retroactively installed on ...
Product customization
Nike, Inc.
September 21, 2017 - N°20170270224

Systems and methods for designing and customizing tangible products are disclosed. Examples may include apparel, such as footwear, shirts, or sporting goods, athletic equipment and/or electronic devices, including but not limited to activity monitoring devices or media devices. Aspects relate to customizing products based on visual and tactile properties of the materials to be utilized in the design and ...
Tactile sensing intrumented wafer
Globalfoundries Inc.
September 21, 2017 - N°20170268941

We disclose a tactile sensing instrumented wafer, which may comprise a substrate; and at least one tactile sensor array disposed on a top surface of the substrate. The at least one tactile sensor array may comprise carbon nanotubes or a piezoelectric transducer. In further embodiments, the instrumented wafer may further comprise a power supply; a memory; a communications interface; and ...
Pre-duct devices and methods for making air ducts
Unique Fabricating, Inc.
September 21, 2017 - N°20170268702

A foam duct is provided. Among other applications, it may be used in automotive hvac systems. The method of making this duct reduces material waste and provides an unexpectedly reliable joint in a duct at a sharp or rounded corner. In place, the airflow further supports the joint. In the method, a first portion of a hollow pre-duct is joined ...
Method and apparatus for controlling and confirming window position
Unique Fabricating, Inc.
September 21, 2017 - N°20170268281

An apparatus and a method for controlling and confirming a window are disclosed. An apparatus for controlling and confirming a window position, includes an input dial including a jog dial or a wheel dial and configured to input an input signal in response to a dialing operation by a user, a window configured to be opened or closed by a ...
Sensory misalignment siping
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, Llc
September 21, 2017 - N°20170267032

A wear detection system for truck steer tires is provided. A plurality of sipe groups are located in a tread rib of the tire. Each sipe group includes a first sipe group portion having an axially inward directed apex and a second sipe group portion having an axially outwardly directed apex, such that an axially directed wear force component causes ...
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