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


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Voice controlled medical device and method of hands off operation
Luceline Unlimited, Inc.
June 15, 2017 - N°20170171945

The present invention describes a voice control system to hands-off control lighting in a medical facility comprising an audio transducer in electrical communication with a control unit, the control unit configured with voice recognition software and programmable logic circuitry to generate executable commands, a lighting device configured to receive, decode, and execute commands received from the control unit, the lighting ...
Methods and apparatus for transmitting vibrations
Soundmed, Llc
June 15, 2017 - N°20170171675

Methods and apparatus for transmitting vibrations via an electronic and/or transducer assembly through a tooth or teeth are disclosed herein. The assembly may be attached, adhered, or otherwise embedded into or upon a removable oral appliance to form a hearing aid assembly. Such an oral appliance may be a custom-made device. The electronic and transducer assembly may receive incoming ...
Improved electrostatic transducer
Warwick Audio Technologies Limited
June 15, 2017 - N°20170171669

An electrostatic transducer (100) comprises an electrically conductive backplane member (102) having an array of through apertures (112); a spacer member (104) disposed over the backplane member (102), the spacer member (104) having an array of holes (114) therethrough, the holes (114) each having a maximum lateral dimension less than twice a minimum lateral dimension; and a flexible electrically conductive membrane (106) disposed over the spacer member (104). The transducer (100) ...
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Acoustic transducer systems with tilt control
Audera Acoustics Inc.
June 15, 2017 - N°20170171662

Acoustic transducer systems involving tilt control, and methods for operating the acoustic transducer systems, are described herein. An example acoustic transducer system includes: a driver motor to generate a magnetic flux; a diaphragm operably coupled to the driver motor; a voice coil structure coupled to the diaphragm and movable in response to the magnetic flux, the voice coil structure includes: ...
System for fitting audio signals for in-use ear
Ace Communications Limited
June 15, 2017 - N°20170171661

A system and method are provided for automatic fitting of all audio signals according to the ear in which a user is using to receive audio signals from a host device. The host device incorporates an audio signal fitting device, which may comprise an inquirer configured to query the host device for an in-use audio producing transducer; an electronic mechanism ...
Piezoelectric resonator for ultrasonic transducer and manufacturing method thereof
Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co., Ltd.
June 15, 2017 - N°20170170804

A piezoelectric resonator for an ultrasonic transducer includes a piezoelectric vibrating body, a signal electrode, a ground electrode, multiple bottomed groove portions, and a ground common electrode. The piezoelectric vibrating body is constituted of a piezoelectric ceramics. Multiple bottomed groove portions are formed to expose the principal surface of the piezoelectric vibrating body in a slice direction along a scanning ...
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Curved piezoelectric transducers and methods of making and using the same
Masdar Institute Of Science And Technology
June 15, 2017 - N°20170170383

Curved piezoelectric transducers are provided. The curved piezoelectric transducer includes a substrate, a curved support layer having a peripheral portion in contact with the substrate, and a curved piezoelectric element disposed on the curved support layer. Methods of making the curved piezoelectric transducers are also provided. The curved piezoelectric transducers, devices and methods find use in a variety of applications, ...
Piezoelectric and logic integrated delay line memory
Cornell University
June 15, 2017 - N°20170169899

Delay line memory device, systems and methods are disclosed. In one aspect, a delay line memory device includes a substrate; an electronic unit disposed on the substrate and operable to receive, amplify, and/or synchronize data signals into a bit stream to be transmitted as acoustic pulses carrying data stored in the delay line memory device; a first and a ...
Methods of forming near field transducers and near field transducers formed thereby
Seagate Technology Llc
June 15, 2017 - N°20170169842

A method of forming a near field transducer (nft), the method including the steps of depositing a plasmonic material; depositing an encapsulant material on at least a portion of the plasmonic material; and implanting ions into at least a portion of the plasmonic material through the encapsulant material.
Direction dependent tape head assembly to reduce tape-head friction
International Business Machines Corporation
June 15, 2017 - N°20170169841

A tape appliance that includes two read heads and a write head arranged along a magnetic tape path in rwr order. The heads are configured such that for a first direction of tape travel, the tape engages the tape bearing surface of a first read head followed by engaging the tape bearing surface of the write head and flies over ...
Method and system for indicating a spoken word has likely been misunderstood by a listener
International Business Machines Corporation
June 15, 2017 - N°20170169839

A system for indicating a speaker is likely to be misunderstood by at least one listener from a group of listeners. The system includes a computer interface configured to receive lexicon information from the group of listeners. The lexicon information includes words encountered by each of the listeners from the group of listeners and a word count associated with each ...
Public network transmission of haptic effect signals
Immersion Corporation
June 15, 2017 - N°20170169673

An apparatus for receiving public broadcasts and haptic effects comprises a receiver having at least first and second communication channels, the first channel configured to receive a wireless transmission of a non-haptic signal, and the second channel configured to receive a wireless transmission of a haptic signal. A transducer is in electrical communication with the receiver, the transducer being configured ...
Touch sensitive device casing
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
June 15, 2017 - N°20170168601

A device is disclosed, comprising: at least one surface of a device casing, at least one acoustic discontinuity on the at least one surface configured to reflect an ultrasonic acoustic signal, at least one piezoelectric transducer coupled to the at least one surface, configured to induce the ultrasonic acoustic signal in the at least one surface and receive a reflected ...
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Coherent noise estimation and reduction for acoustic downhole measurements
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
June 15, 2017 - N°20170168183

A system includes an acoustic logging tool including a transducer configured to: emit a first acoustic pulse in a first direction toward a first acoustic surface; measure a first acoustic signal, wherein the first acoustic signal includes a coherent noise component and a first echo component, wherein the first echo component is due at least in part to an interaction ...
Augmented reality sonar imagery systems and methods
Flir Systems, Inc.
June 15, 2017 - N°20170168159

Techniques are disclosed for systems and methods to provide augmented reality sonar imagery for mobile structures. An augmented reality sonar imagery system includes a portable imaging device, a sonar transducer assembly, and a logic device in communication with the sonar transducer assembly and the portable imaging device. The sonar transducer assembly is adapted to be mounted to a mobile structure ...
Ultrasonic noise based sonar
Sound Solutions International Co., Ltd.
June 15, 2017 - N°20170168158

The invention relates to a device with a microphone and a speaker or transducer and processing means to process audio signals from the microphone and for the transducer. Electronic devices and especially mobile devices serve several user interfaces of which the touch screen has revolutionized the market in the past few years. Ultrasonic gesture control has the power to add ...
Differential pressure sensor
Endress + Hauser Gmbh + Co. Kg
June 15, 2017 - N°20170167936

A differential pressure sensor comprises a measuring diaphragm made of an electrically conductive material, two electrically insulating mating bodies, and at least one capacitive transducer. The measuring diaphragm is connected to the mating bodies in a pressure-tight manner with the formation of a measuring chamber in each case along a circumferential edge. The mating bodies each have a diaphragm bed ...
Detection device with suspended bolometric membranes having a high absorption efficiency and signal-to- noise ratio
Ulis
June 15, 2017 - N°20170167922

A bolometric detection device includes a substrate having a read-out circuit. The device also includes an array of elementary detectors each including a membrane suspended above the substrate and connected to the read-out circuit by at least two electric conductors. The membrane has two electrically-conductive electrodes respectively connected to the two electric conductors, and a volume of transducer material electrically ...
Fuel tank pressure sensor rationality testing for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
June 15, 2017 - N°20170167909

A method for a hybrid-electric vehicle is presented, wherein a fuel tank is sealed closed during a first condition that includes an inductive charging event, and wherein degradation of a fuel tank pressure transducer is indicated responsive to a fuel tank pressure transducer output failing to increase above a threshold following an active testing duration. The outer walls of the ...
Ultrasonic flowmeter using windowing of received signals
Texas Instruments Incorporated
June 15, 2017 - N°20170167904

A method of ultrasound flow metering includes applying a first and second pulse train to an ultrasound transducer pair (t1, t2) positioned for coupling ultrasonic waves therebetween. Responsive to the first pulse train applied to t1, t1 transmits an ultrasonic wave received as received ultrasonic wave (r12) by t2 after propagating through fluid in a pipe. Responsive to the second ...
Hand-guided power tool
Andreas Stihl Ag & Co. Kg
June 15, 2017 - N°20170167463

A hand-guided power tool is provided with an internal combustion engine that has a cylinder and a piston disposed in the cylinder and delimiting together with the cylinder a combustion chamber. A connecting rod connects the piston and the crankshaft. The piston in operation of the internal combustion engine rotatably drives the crankshaft. An electronic control unit and an ignition ...
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