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


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External device leveraged hearing assistance and noise suppression device, method and systems
San Diego State University Research Foundation
August 10, 2017 - N°20170230769

A hearing assistance and/or noise suppression device leverages computing power of an external device with a digital signal processor, such as a special unit that is configured to communicate with a smart device (e. G., a smart phone, smart watch or smart pendant) or a smart phone with a digital signal processor. Methods include having a hearing transducer communicate ...
Pneumatic fire detectors
Kidde Technologies, Inc.
August 10, 2017 - N°20170228994

A pneumatic sensing apparatus for use in an overheat or fire alarm system includes a sensor tube containing a pressurized gas in communication with a pressure sensor configured to sense a temperature variation based on changes of the pressurized gas. A pressure switch is coupled to the pressure sensor. The pressure switch includes a signal transducer configured to provide an ...
Integrated microwave-to-optical single-photon transducer with strain-induced electro-optic material
International Business Machines Corporation
August 10, 2017 - N°20170227795

Transducers and methods of making the same include a substrate having a cavity with a diameter that supports whispering gallery modes at a frequency of an input signal. A focusing structure in the cavity focuses the electric field of the input signal. A resonator directly under the focusing structure has a crystalline structure that generates an electro-optic effect when exposed ...
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Combined on-line bushing monitoring and geo-magnetic induced current monitoring system
Ztz Service International, Inc.
August 10, 2017 - N°20170227592

A system for on-line bushing monitoring and geo-magnetically induced current monitoring utilizes a hall effect current transducer and obtains the harmonic component of the signals through the measurement of bushing test tap current which provides a more reliable measurement method since the bushings provide a capacitive voltage divider that is not subject to saturation which is a drawback of using ...
Signal travel time flow meter
Gwf Messsysteme Ag
August 10, 2017 - N°20170227568

A method for determining a flow speed of a liquid in a fluid conduit is provided. During a signal-generating phase, an impulse signal is applied to a first ultrasonic transducer. A response signal is then received at a second ultrasonic transducer. A measuring signal is later derived from the response signal, wherein the derivation comprises reversing a signal portion with ...
Ultrasonic transducer, ultrasonic probe, ultrasonic apparatus, ultrasonic transducer manufacturing method, and vibration device
Seiko Epson Corporation
August 10, 2017 - N°20170227502

An ultrasonic sensor includes: a substrate in which an opening is formed; a vibration film that is provided on the substrate so as to close the opening; a plurality of vibration elements that are disposed at positions where the vibration film and the opening overlap each other in a plan view along a thickness direction of the vibration film; a ...
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Method and system for ultrasonic airflow measurements
Accutron Instruments Inc.
August 10, 2017 - N°20170227354

A system for determining a velocity of air flowing in an air flow direction through an opening. The system includes first and second transducer assemblies with first and second transducers. The first and second transducers are positioned in respective predetermined first and second positions in which the first and second transducers are intervisible. The first and second transducers are disposed ...
Pump comprising a polygon-shaped piezo diaphragm transducer
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.
August 10, 2017 - N°20170226994

The invention relates to a pump having a piezo diaphragm transducer arranged at a pump body of the pump, and to a method for producing a pump, wherein a piezo diaphragm transducer is mounted to a pump body, wherein the method, among other things, has providing a piezoceramic layer. In accordance with the invention, at least one piezo element is ...
System and method for effective use of a low-yield well
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.
August 10, 2017 - N°20170226719

A system and method for operating a low-yield well. The method starts with a pressure transducer telling a control box that a storage tank is low on water. The controller then activates the well pump, the water then flows up a pipe past a pressure transducer showing the back pressure, through a regulator and into the storage tank. The controller ...
Ultrasound welding device, in particular for welding flexible packages, optionally made of a plastic material ...
Ilapak Italia S.p.a.
August 10, 2017 - N°20170225815

The ultrasound welding device, for welding flexible packages is disclosed. The device includes: a power generator to generate a sinusoidal electric signal at a predetermined frequency; a transducer operatively associated with the power generator to transform the electric signal generated by the latter into mechanical vibrations having the same frequency as the electric signal; a sonotrode associated with the transducer ...
Liquid discharge apparatus, head drive control device, recording medium, and actuator drive control device
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
August 10, 2017 - N°20170225461

A liquid discharge apparatus includes a liquid discharge head and a head drive controller. The liquid discharge head includes an actuator including an electromechanical transducer element. The head drive controller controls the liquid discharge head. The head drive controller includes a drive waveform generator and a voltage updater. The drive waveform generator generates a drive waveform to be applied to ...
Cmos ultrasonic transducers and related apparatus and methods
Butterfly Network, Inc.
August 10, 2017 - N°20170225196

Cmos ultrasonic transducers and processes for making such devices are described. The processes may include forming cavities on a first wafer and bonding the first wafer to a second wafer. The second wafer may be processed to form a membrane for the cavities. Electrical access to the cavities may be provided.
Phototherapy sleep mask
Butterfly Network, Inc.
August 10, 2017 - N°20170224951

A phototherapy mask adapted to fit over the eye area of the user. The mask comprises a plurality of semiconductor light sources such as, but not limited to, light-emitting diodes (leds) or laser diodes, fiber optics, full spectrum light sources, rgb leds, piezo transducers, vibrational transducers (ultrasonic or otherwise), or a combination thereof, that provide therapeutic and rejuvenating effects to ...
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Method for processing morphology information and elasticity information of tissue and device for elasticity detection
Wuxi Hisky Medical Technologies Co., Ltd.
August 10, 2017 - N°20170224316

Provided is a device for elasticity detection, comprising a processor (1), an imaging device (2), an ultrasonic transducer (3) and a puncturing device (4). The ultrasonic transducer (3) is connected to the processor (1) and is configured to detect and obtain morphology characteristic information and elasticity characteristic information of a tissue. The imaging device (2) is connected to the processor (1) and is configured to obtain a morphology ...
Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling ultrasound power output and stability
Guided Therapy Systems, Llc
August 10, 2017 - N°20170224314

Some embodiments provide a method of providing ultrasound energy having a stable power output. The method can comprise providing ultrasound energy from a ultrasound transducer; determining a power level threshold of the ultrasound energy; monitoring a power level of the ultrasound energy over time of the ultrasound energy; communicating a power level to a controller; adjusting the frequency of the ...
Systems and methods for improving ultrasound image quality by applying weighting factors
Guided Therapy Systems, Llc
August 10, 2017 - N°20170224312

Systems and methods for improving the quality of ultrasound images made up of a combination of multiple sub-images include giving more weight to sub-image information that is more likely to improve a combined image quality. Weighting factor information may be determined from the geometry (e. G., angle or path length) of a location of one or more specific transducer elements ...
Control system and method for controlling an ultrasonic probe
National Kaohsiung University Of Applied Sciences
August 10, 2017 - N°20170224311

A control system for controlling an ultrasonic probe includes a module for assigning address parameters respectively to ultrasonic transducers of the probe according to a physical position order of the ultrasonic transducers, a module for arranging the address parameters in an activation sequence, and a module for generating activating signals each corresponding to a respective address parameter. Sequential two address ...
High frequency ultrasound probe
Fujifilm Sonosite, Inc.
August 10, 2017 - N°20170224306

A high frequency ultrasound probe includes a substrate having a number of transducer elements on it and a ground plane that is electrically coupled by one or more vias to a conductive frame that supports the substrate. The conductive frame is electrically coupled to a ground plane of a printed circuit having conductors that are coupled to the transducer elements.
Device and method for vaporizing game attractants
Fujifilm Sonosite, Inc.
August 10, 2017 - N°20170223948

A device and method for vaporizing game liquid attractants are provided. The vaporizing device has a container suitable for holding vaporizable liquid therein, a wick, a transducer operably connected to a power supply, and a controller. Vaporizable liquid, preferably game attractant or a mixture thereof is drawn to the transducer by the wick. When supplied with electrical current from the ...
Stress decoupling in mems transducers
Cirrus Logic International Semiconductor Ltd.
August 03, 2017 - N°20170223466

A mems transducer (200) comprises a substrate (101) having a first surface (102) and a membrane (103) formed relative to an aperture in the substrate. The mems transducer (200) further comprises one or more bonding structures (107) coupled to the substrate, wherein the one or more bonding structures (107), during use, mechanically couple the mems transducer to an associated substrate (111). The mems transducer (200) comprises a sealing element (109) ...
System and method for acoustic transducer supply
Infineon Technologies Ag
August 03, 2017 - N°20170223450

According to an embodiment, a method of operating an acoustic device includes buffering, by a buffer circuit, a first electrical signal from an acoustic transducer to produce a second electrical signal, receiving a feedback signal at a supply circuit, and comparing the feedback signal to a first threshold. The feedback signal is based on the first electrical signal. The method ...
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