|| List of recent Variable-related patents
|Visualizing digital images on a map|
A computer based, digital image management system that visually presents an entire archive in a manner that facilitates easy, non-textual, searching for specific images. In one embodiment, the system includes two elements: a file management methodology and a graphical user interface.
|Automatic offer generation using concept generator apparatus and methods therefor|
Methods and apparatus for implementing forward looking optimizing promotions by administering, in large numbers and iteratively, test promotions formulated using highly granular test variables on segmented subpopulations, whereby the test promotions are automatically generated. The responses from individuals in the subpopulations are received and analyzed.
|Risk assessment for industrial systems using big data|
A cloud-based risk assessment service collects industrial data from multiple relevant and connected sources for storage and analysis on a cloud platform. The service analyzes gathered data from internal and external sources and customers across different industries to identify operational trends as a function of industry type, application type, equipment in use, device configurations, and other such variables.
|Sensor system for independently evaluating the integrity of the data of the sensor system|
A sensor system, having sensor elements for sensing at least to some extent different primary measured variables or use different measurement principles. A signal processing device evaluates the sensor signals from the sensor elements at least to some extent collectively and rates the information quality of the sensor signals.
|Predictive maintenance for industrial products using big data|
A cloud-based predictive maintenance service collects industrial data from multiple industrial customers for storage and analysis on a cloud platform. The service analyzes data gathered from multiple customers across different industries to identify operational trends as a function of industry type, application type, equipment in use, device configurations, and other such variables.
|Method of operating a process or machine|
An operator tool is provided to assist an operator of a process or machine in decision making. The tool is initiated by the operator selecting a key variable, “variable of interest”, at the user interface.
An atherectomy device has a drive circuit which rotates a direct-current motor. The drive circuit has a three-terminal regulator having an adj terminal.
|Novel purine derivatives and their use in the treatment of disease|
The invention relates to pi3k inhibitors of the formula (i) • in which all of the variables are as defined in the specification, to their preparation, to their medical use, in particular to their use in the treatment of cancer and neurodegenerative disorders, and to medicaments comprising them.. .
Wherein ar1 and ar2 are optionally substituted phenyl or heteroaryl, x1 is an ether, thio or imino linkage, r4 and r5 are not both h or alkyl, and the remaining variables are as defined in the specification, useful for treating a number of disorders, including emesis, depression, anxiety and cough. Pharmaceutical compositions.
|Infinitely variable transmissions, continuously variable transmissions, methods, assemblies, subassemblies, and components therefor|
Inventive embodiments are directed to components, subassemblies, systems, and/or methods for continuously and infinitely variable transmissions (ivt). In one embodiment, a variator is adapted to receive a control system that cooperates with a shift nut to actuate a ratio change in an ivt.
|Pulley mechanism of vehicular belt-type continuously variable transmission|
A pulley mechanism of a vehicular belt-type continuously variable transmission that makes it possible to enhance the joint strength between a rotary shaft and a stationary sheave without increasing the axial length of the belt-type continuously variable transmission is provided. Since a first stationary portion and a second stationary portion are provided on both sides of a step portion respectively, a stationary sheave is fixed by this first stationary portion and this second stationary portion, and the joint strength between the stationary sheave and an output shaft increases.
|Variable length golf club shaft|
A variable length shaft assembly comprising at least one spacer, a shaft portion, and a threaded fastener, wherein the threaded fastener removably connects the spacer to the lower shaft, is disclosed herein. The variable length shaft assembly may further comprise at least two spacers that are stackable on a butt end of the shaft portion so a golfer can adjust the total length of the shaft.
|Variable length shaft and grip|
A variable length shaft assembly comprising a shaft, a shaft adapter, a grip sleeve, an actuator screw, a grip, and a screw is disclosed herein. The grip is bonded to the grip sleeve, the shaft adapter is bonded to the shaft, and the shaft adapter comprises a keyed portion that mates with a keyed structure inside of the grip sleeve.
|Continuously variable transmission provided with a gerotor pump|
A continuously variable transmission (cvt) provided with an integrated gerotor pump that also acts as a rotation blocker is described herein. In one illustrated embodiment, the gerotor pump is used to pump lubrication and cooling fluid through a radiator and into the hollow shaft of the cvt..
|Digital microphone device with extended dynamic range|
The present disclosure refers to a digital microphone device providing a single-bit pulse density modulation pdm output signal. The digital microphone comprises a microphone, arranged to convert an acoustic input signal into an analog electrical signal, and a preamplifier, having a variable gain, arranged to receive the analog electrical signal and to provide an amplified analog electrical signal, depending on the variable gain.
|Sharp programmable filters using periodically time-varying components|
A method and apparatus for selective programmable filtering using analog circuits with time-varying components (e.g., resistances, capacitances) is presented. An analog front end receives an electronic signal and filters said signal by a passive or active continuous-time filter, having a combination of equivalent memory-less (e.g., resistive) and memory (e.g., capacitive or inductive) elements.
|Tunable clock distribution system|
A memory-like structure composed of variable resistor elements for use in tuning respective branches and leaves of a clock distribution structure, which may be used to compensate for chip-by-chip and/or combinatorial logic path-by-path delay variations, which may be due, for example, to physical variations in deep submicron devices and interconnections, is presented. A single system clocked scan flip-flop with the capability to perform delay test measurements is also presented.
|Utility vehicle with a continuously variable transmission having a system for selectively establishing a fixed maximum transmission ratio|
A continuously variable transmission for a vehicle comprises a primary pulley, a secondary pulley, and a belt entrained around both pulleys in an opposite manner between the fixed and movable sheaves thereof. One pulley carries a selectively deployable stop that may be placed into position to mechanically limit the range of motion between the fixed and movable sheaves.
|System and method for controlling a vehicle|
In accordance with one aspect of the techniques described herein, there is provided a vehicle comprising an engine, an automatic, robotic, or continuously variable transmission mechanically coupled to the engine, a four-wheel drive system, a vehicle control system coupled to the engine, the four-wheel drive system and the transmission, a breaking system, a gas pedal for controlling the operation of the engine, a break pedal for controlling the operation of the breaking system, the gas pedal and the break pedal being disposed in the vehicle for control by a right foot of the driver, the vehicle further comprising an additional pedal being disposed in the vehicle for control by a left foot of the driver and coupled to the vehicle control system, wherein the additional pedal is separate and distinct from the break pedal and the gas pedal and wherein additional pedal controls the four-wheel drive system of the vehicle.. .
|Variable intake system for vehicle, and apparatus and method for controlling the same|
An intake system mounted to a vehicle controls an opening angle of a variable flap according to an rpm of an engine, an intake pressure, and an opening angle of a variable flap to optimize performance in various operation regions by detecting engine rpm and an intake air pressure, and determining an operation region based on the rpm of the engine; applying the intake pressure to determine a target amount of air and an opening angle of a variable flap for an operation region; driving an actuator to adjust an opening angle of the variable flap to a target opening angle; and analyzing an operation position of the actuator to detect an opening angle of the variable flap, and, when the target opening angle is not followed, correcting a drive of the actuator such that an opening angle of the variable flap follows the target opening angle.. .
An electronic pipette comprising a piston actuated in a cylinder by a motor, a control system for carrying out pipette operations, and a user interface for operating the pipette, wherein the user interface comprises features for defining at least one dilution variable for pipetting operations based on input pipetting operation variables of which one is dilution ratio.. .
|Equipment monitoring system|
The invention concerns an asset monitoring system (10) having a monitoring unit 8 and a plurality of sensors (4) onboard the asset. The sensors (4) are arranged to measure a plurality of operational variables for the asset in use and the monitoring unit (8) is arranged to receive operational variable measurements output from the sensors.
|Apparatus and method for translating multithread program code|
A method and apparatus for translating a multithread program code are provided. The method includes: dividing a multithread program code into a plurality of statements according to a synchronization point; generating at least one loop group by combining one or more adjacent statements based on a number of instructions included in the plurality of statements; expanding or renaming variables in each of the plurality of statements so that each statement included in the at least one loop group is executed with respect to a work item of a different work group; and enclosing each of the generated at least one loop group respectively with a work item coalescing loop..
|Methods and systems to operate on group-by sets with high cardinality|
This disclosure describes methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for efficiently calculating group-by statistics. A data set that includes multiple entries is accessed.
|System and method for implementing a learning model for predicting the geographic location of an internet protocol address|
A system and method for implementing a learning model for predicting the geographic location of an internet protocol (ip) address are disclosed. A particular embodiment of the system and method includes receiving a model to predict a geographic coordinates position of an internet protocol (ip) address, the model including one or more parameters and one or more variables associated with coordinates of the ip address and corresponding information associated with the ip address; receiving training data including a plurality of pairs of coordinates of a target ip address and corresponding information associated with the target ip address; determining, by use of a processor, the one or more parameters based on the training data and the model; and returning a result including information indicative of the determined parameters..
|Devices, methods and systems related to automation that provides financial planning advice|
Computationally implemented methods and systems include generating at least one financial plan container that includes a template of one or more variables, said financial plan container configured to receive and/or contain client data, and said template of one or more variables is based on one or more of a type of the financial plan container and financial plan data, facilitating presentation of at least a portion of the at least one financial plan container that is configured to receive the client data, and applying one or more projection factors to the at least one financial plan container that contains the client data. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text..
|Automated behavioral economics patterns in promotion testing and methods therefor|
Methods and apparatus for implementing forward looking optimizing promotions by administering, in large numbers and iteratively, test promotions formulated using highly granular test variables on purposefully segmented subpopulations. The plurality of test promotions are associated with at least one behavioral economics principles.
|Automated promotion forecasting and methods therefor|
Methods and apparatus for implementing forward looking optimizing promotions by administering, in large numbers and iteratively, test promotions formulated using highly granular test variables on purposefully segmented subpopulations. The plurality of test promotions are automatically proposed.
|Automated event correlation to improve promotional testing|
Methods and apparatus for implementing forward looking optimizing promotions by administering, in large numbers and iteratively, test promotions formulated using highly granular test variables on purposefully segmented subpopulations. The plurality of test promotions automatically account for covariates.
|Automated and optimal promotional experimental test designs incorporating constraints|
Methods and apparatus for implementing forward looking optimizing promotions by administering, in large numbers and iteratively, test promotions formulated using highly granular test variables and automatically incorporating constraints on segmented subpopulations. The responses from individuals in the subpopulations are received and analyzed.
|Adaptive experimentation and optimization in automated promotional testing|
Methods and apparatus for implementing forward looking optimizing promotions by administering, in large numbers and iteratively, test promotions automatically formulated using highly granular test variables on subpopulations. The responses from individuals in the subpopulations are received and analyzed.
|Skull-focused rf-based stimulation apparatus, system and method for treating patients with alzheimer's disease or other dementia|
The portable, wearable, proximal alzheimer's disease treatment invention is based upon creating an rf field of particular frequencies and intensities that are applied to the patient's head. To accomplish the aforementioned disease treatment functionality, a system was invented comprising a network of antennas connected to an rf generator via a feedline connector.
|Apoptosis signal-regulating kinase 1 inhibitors|
Wherein the variables are as defined herein. The invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions, kits and articles of manufacture comprising such compounds; methods and intermediates useful for making the compounds; and methods of using said compounds..
|Novel trifluoromethyl-oxadiazole derivatives and their use in the treatment of disease|
The invention relates to novel trifluoromethyl-oxadiazole derivatives of formula (i), and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, in which all of the variables are as defined in the specification, pharmaceutical compositions thereof, pharmaceutical combinations thereof, and their use as medicaments, particularly for the treatment of neurodegeneration, muscle atrophy or diabetes/metabolic syndrome via inhibition of hdac4.. .
|Disk continiously variable transmission & differential|
Disk continuously variable transmission is a disk based, semi or full continuously variable transmission (dcvt) using a roller engaging and rotating with the surface of a typically power input disk. The roller is geared to and rotates a power output arm.
|Infinitely variable transmissions, continuously variable transmissions, methods, assemblies, subassemblies, and components therefor|
Inventive embodiments are directed to components, subassemblies, systems, and/or methods for infinitely variable transmissions (ivt). In one embodiment, a control system is adapted to facilitate a change in operating mode of an ivt.
|4-amino-4-oxobutanoyl peptides as inhibitors of viral replication|
The variables r1-r9, r16, r18, r19, n, m, n, m, and z are defined herein. Certain compounds of formula i are useful as antiviral agents.
|Technique for real-time rendering of temporally interpolated two-dimensional contour lines on a graphics processing unit|
A method for rendering animated contour lines in real-time on a graphics processing unit employs a two-stage rendering technique using two separate pixel shaders and three texture stages. A dynamically generated one-dimensional color key lookup texture is generated and passed to the first pixel shader along with two texture datasets which are blended according to a temporal interpolation fraction for the creation of visual stripes over the dataset which alternate color at predetermined contour values.
|Tunable diplexers in three-dimensional (3d) integrated circuits (ic) (3dic) and related components and methods|
Tunable diplexers in three-dimensional (3d) integrated circuits (ic) (3dic) are disclosed. In one embodiment, the tunable diplexer may be formed by providing one of either a varactor or a variable inductor in the diplexer.
|Wireless energy transfer antennas and energy charging systems|
A resonant wireless energy transfer system comprises first and second antennas made up of dual parallel wire helixes wherein the wires are terminated by short wires. Voltage controlled variable capacitors are connected into the antennas to permit progressive variation between folded dipole and normal dipole operating modes such that optimum energy transfer can be achieved between the antennas over a wide range of antenna separation distances.
|Variable compression ratio engine|
A system and method for providing a variable compression ratio internal combustion engine is disclosed. The system can include a crankshaft pivotally coupled to a standard engine block using a plurality of pivoting main bearing caps.
|Detecting anomalies in work practice data by combining multiple domains of information|
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for multi-domain clustering. During operation, the system collects domain data for at least two domains associated with users, wherein a domain is a source of data describing observable activities of a user.
|System for configuring a controller|
A system for configuring a controller without a file transfer. Programmable controllers may typically use configuration data structures that are transferred to the controller via a file transfer mechanism.
|Reallocating resource capacity among resource pools in a cloud computing environment|
In general, the embodiments of the present invention provide an approach for rebalancing/reallocating cloud resource capacities between resource pools that provide variable customer assurances and delivery penalties when assurances are not met. The variables that are considered hereunder include, overall ‘reservations’, total current capacity, remaining capacity against unused reservations and penalties that apply for failing to satisfy ‘reservation’ commitments.
|Method and device for three-weight message-passing optimization scheme|
A method and device determines an optimization solution for an optimization problem. The method includes receiving the optimization problem having cost functions and variables in which each of the cost functions has a predetermined relationship with select ones of the variables.
|Visualizing high cardinality categorical data|
A computer-program causing a computing device to perform an association measurement between a target variable and each non-target variable of a data set; select non-target variables for inclusion in a visualization based on the degree of association; perform correspondence analysis between target values of the target variable and non-target values of each selected non-target variable; order target value markers within a target row based on the degrees of closeness; order non-target value markers within each non-target row based on the degrees of closeness; determine a width of each target value marker based on a frequency of occurrence of its target value in the data set; determine a width of each non-target value marker based on a frequency of occurrence of its non-target value in the data set; and cause generation of the visualization with connection markers emanating from the target value markers and extending among the non-target value markers.. .
|Systems and methods for forecasting using customer preference profiles|
A computer-implemented method for forecasting characteristics of a target item is disclosed. The method may include determining a forecast function representing characteristics of the target item.
|Data driven placemaking|
The embodiments described herein relate to a modeling system that defines index categories and uses model variables for analyzing successful or non-successful implementation. Data driven placemaking (ddp) provides evidence-based support to stakeholders (including designers, decision makers, policy makers, academics, and community members) for the purposes of improving designs for cities (and groupings of city regions and subsets of urban regions), via the collection, storage, transformation, analysis, and visualization of data relating to index categories and model variables..
|Display device and method for presenting vehicle variables for a motor vehicle|
A display device for presenting vehicle variables for a motor vehicle, wherein the display device has a display unit for displaying the vehicle variables, a first selection module for selecting vehicle variables to be displayed and at least one interface to at least one vehicle device of the motor vehicle, wherein the selected vehicle variables to be displayed can be retrieved from the vehicle device via the interface and can be displayed on the display unit and a corresponding method.. .
The described system and method for blood treatment are configured to detect at least two hemodynamic parameters, for example the blood pressure and the relative blood volume, during the blood treatment. At least two fuzzy modules receive measuring values of the hemodynamic parameters as input variables, wherein the output signals transmitted by the fuzzy modules are weighted by at least one weighting module.
|Method and system for determining cardiac performance|
Methods, associated algorithms, and systems for determining cardiac and/or cardiovascular performance from three measurements on a subject are presented, where two of the measurements are provided by plethysmographs and one measurement is provided by an electrocardiogram. The two plethysmographs are placed different distances from the subject's heart.
Wherein the variables r1, r2, r3, r4 and x are as defined in the specification. Corresponding pharmaceutical compositions, methods of treatment, methods of synthesis, and intermediates are also disclosed..
|Substituted 1,2,5-oxadiazole compounds and their use as herbicides|
The present invention relates to substituted 1,2,5-oxadiazole compounds of the formula i and the n-oxides and salts thereof and to compositions comprising the same. The invention also relates to the use of the 1,2,5-oxadiazole compounds or of the compositions comprising such compounds for controlling unwanted vegetation.
|Continuously variable transmission|
Traction planets and traction rings can be operationally coupled to a planetary gearset to provide a continuously variable transmission (cvt). The cvt can be used in a bicycle.
|System and method for controlling output flow of parallel connected blowers|
A ventilation system includes first and second blowers connected to a plenum in parallel, with a first motor drive to control a speed of an electric motor of the first blower and a second motor drive to control a speed of an electric motor of the second blower. A controller associated with the first blower is programmed to receive a set point for a controlled variable that is controllable by operation of the first and second blowers, estimate a total air flow required from the first and second blowers to reach the controlled variable set point, calculate a blower speed ratio between a first blower speed and a second blower speed that provides the required total air flow at a minimum power consumption level, and generate commands to cause the first blower and the second blower to operate at speeds resulting in the calculated blower speed ratio..
|Curing systems for materials that consume carbon dioxide and method of use thereof|
The invention provides a curing system that is useful for curing materials that consume carbon dioxide as a reagent. The system has a curing chamber that contains the material to be cured and a gas that contains carbon dioxide.
|Single-path variable bit rate video compression|
Apparatuses, computer readable mediums, and methods of encoding video are disclosed. A video comprising a plurality of frames is encoded.
|Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method|
A variable length coding method is comprised of: a coefficient value scanning step in which an rl sequence generation unit, a reordering unit, and a binarization unit scan coefficient values within a block in a predetermined scanning order starting at a higher-frequency component toward a lower-frequency component; and an arithmetic coding step in which an arithmetic coding unit and a table storage unit perform arithmetic coding on the absolute values of the coefficient values according to the scanning order used in the coefficient value scanning step, by switching between probability tables for use, wherein, in the arithmetic coding step, a probability table to be used is switched to another probability table in one direction, when the arithmetic-coded absolute values of the coefficient values include an absolute value exceeding a predetermined threshold value.. .
|Method for operating an electrical apparatus|
A method and device for operating a fluid-insulated electrical apparatus. The insulation fluid of the electrical apparatus includes at least two components.
|Weight pressure process method and system of self capacitive touch screen|
The present invention relates to touch screen technology, and provide a weight pressure process method and system of the self capacitive touch screen. In the weight pressure process method and system of the self capacitive touch screen provided by the invention, a threshold relationship is used to modify the existing touch threshold, the threshold relationship uses the touch threshold and the minor change of the changes of two channels adjacent to the channel corresponding to the maximum value as variables, if the maximum value is not greater than the value of the threshold relationship, identify the point causing the current change as a fake point and filter out the fake point.
|Time-corrected sensor system|
A sensor system has a plurality of sensor elements and a signal processing device in communication with the plurality of sensor elements. The signal processing device is configured to evaluate more than one of at a substantially similar time and assign time information which includes information on the time of the respective measurement to the measurement data of physical variables, wherein the signal processing device takes into consideration time information at least during the generation of a fusion data set in a fusion filter..
|Low noise variable gain amplifier utilizing variable feedback techniques with constant input/output impedance|
Variable feedback architecture and control techniques for variable gain amplifiers (vgas) concurrently maintain, across a wide range of vga gain settings, minimal input and output impedance variations, a low noise figure, low rates of change in noise figure, high signal-to-noise ratio (snr), high quality of service (qos), low distortion, high and relatively constant output third order intercept point (i.e., ip3 or toi). Variable feedback counteracts impedance variations caused by gain variations.
|Working machine and a method for operating a working machine|
A working machine includes a prime mover for supplying torque to the driving wheels of the working machine, and a transmission line arranged between the prime mover and the driving wheels for transmitting torque from the prime mover to the driving wheels. The transmission line includes a gearbox arranged between the prime mover and the wheels, and the working machine further includes at least one hydraulic machine in a hydraulic system for moving an implement arranged on the working machine and/or steering the working machine, and an electric machine for driving or braking the driving wheels and/or for driving or braking the at least one hydraulic machine.
|Soft body restraint|
A soft body restraint which can safely and comfortably restrain an individual. The soft body restraint having a soft folded material and an anchor mechanism.
|Method and calculator unit for determining total damage to at least one rotating component of a drive train|
A method for determining total damage to at least one rotating component of a drive train in a system, in particular a wind or wave energy system, includes determining over time during operation of the system a variable characterizing a rotational speed of the component and a variable characterizing a torque transmitted by the component. A load collective is determined in a calculator unit from the temporal progression of the variables, and the total damage is determined from a comparison of the determined load collective and a reference load collective..
|Method and device for operating an internal combustion engine comprising an exhaust gas cleaning unit|
A method for operating an internal combustion engine having an exhaust emission control unit with at least one exhaust emission control component which acts catalytically and/or by filtration involves operating the internal combustion engine, during a cold start or warm-up of the internal combustion engine, using a cold start engine operating process with predefined values for predefined internal combustion engine operating variables. The cold start and/or the warm-up of the internal combustion engine is controlled or regulated as a function of soot loading of a particle filter of the exhaust emission control unit..