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Intelligent condition monitoring and fault diagnostic system for preventative maintenance

Shared op-symmetric update-sensitive variables

Shared op-symmetric update-sensitive variables

Date/App# patent app List of recent Variable-related patents
07/17/14
20140201819
 Method and system for managing user's reputation information for a given service patent thumbnailMethod and system for managing user's reputation information for a given service
A method and a system for managing user's reputation information for a given service. The method includes managing said user's reputation information by means of a global and centralized reputation management unit for a plurality of given services, said managing including generating and storing said reputation information for a user based on context variables and the historic of the activity or experience of said user in specific service fields in which the user generates content or provides an opinion or a recommendation.
07/17/14
20140201571
 Intelligent condition monitoring and fault diagnostic system for preventative maintenance patent thumbnailIntelligent condition monitoring and fault diagnostic system for preventative maintenance
A system for condition monitoring and fault diagnosis includes a data collection function that acquires time histories of selected variables for one or more of the components, a pre-processing function that calculates specified characteristics of the time histories, an analysis function for evaluating the characteristics to produce one or more hypotheses of a condition of the one or more components, and a reasoning function for determining the condition of the one or more components from the one or more hypotheses.. .
07/17/14
20140201470
 Shared op-symmetric update-sensitive variables patent thumbnailShared op-symmetric update-sensitive variables
Embodiments include multi-processor systems, including multi-core processor systems, as well as methods for operating the same, in which at least one processor or processor core is configured to receive an instruction directing the at least one processor core to read a value associated with a memory address. In response to receiving the instruction and before execution of the instruction, the at least one processor or processor core causes ones of the plurality of mutually communicatively inter-coupled processor cores to provide a plurality of locally stored values that are stored individually in the respective processor cores and that are associated with the memory address..
07/17/14
20140201469
 Shared op-symmetric update-sensitive variables patent thumbnailShared op-symmetric update-sensitive variables
Embodiments include multi-processor systems, including multi-core processor systems, as well as methods for operating the same, in which at least one processor or processor core is configured to receive an instruction directing the at least one processor core to read a value associated with a memory address. In response to receiving the instruction and before execution of the instruction, the at least one processor or processor core causes ones of the plurality of mutually communicatively inter-coupled processor cores to provide a plurality of locally stored values that are stored individually in the respective processor cores and that are associated with the memory address..
07/17/14
20140201271
 User generated rating by machine classification of entity patent thumbnailUser generated rating by machine classification of entity
Methods and systems for improving user generated ratings by machine classification of an entity are disclosed. Customer rating systems can be analyzed and the corresponding entity interaction on social media networks can be observed.
07/17/14
20140201118
 Method for the computer-assisted modeling of a technical system patent thumbnailMethod for the computer-assisted modeling of a technical system
Disclosed is a method for the computer-assisted modeling of a technical system. One or more output vectors are modeled dependent on one or more input vectors by the learning process of a neural network on the basis of training data of known input vectors and output vectors.
07/17/14
20140200962
 Dynamic geospatial rating and display system patent thumbnailDynamic geospatial rating and display system
A dynamic geospatial rating and display system enables a user to select a plurality of property and/or socio-economic variables that are used to rate and/or rank geographical areas and wherein these ratings are displayed as a geospatial map wherein each of said plurality of location areas are displayed in a rating color. The dynamic geospatial rating and display system includes an algorithm that utilizes the data for computing a rating for a plurality of locations areas.
07/17/14
20140200945
 System and method for creating building information modeling object breakdown structure patent thumbnailSystem and method for creating building information modeling object breakdown structure
Disclosed herein is a system and method for generating a bim geometry breakdown structure. The system includes a geometry breakdown system (gbs) range setting module, a gbs geometric object coding module, and a gbs geometric object coding module.
07/17/14
20140200930
 Methods and systems for determining the importance of individual variables in statistical models patent thumbnailMethods and systems for determining the importance of individual variables in statistical models
Methods and systems for determining the importance of each of the variables, or combinations of variables, that contribute to the overall score generated by a predictive statistical model are presented. In a specialized case, for each variable in the model, an importance is calculated based on the calculated slope and deviance of the predictive variable.
07/17/14
20140200852
 Exhaust manifold pressure based misfire detection for internal combustion engines patent thumbnailExhaust manifold pressure based misfire detection for internal combustion engines
An engine cylinder misfire detection system is provided that detects changes in exhaust manifold pressure (emp) fluctuations, compares the emp fluctuations with diagnostic thresholds determined with other engine characteristic information obtained from engine sensor data, and determines whether a cylinder misfire has occurred. A method of monitoring and detecting emp fluctuations in combination with one or more sensed engine characteristics is disclosed to determine an engine cylinder misfire in a cycle of an internal combustion engine having at least one cylinder.
07/17/14
20140200824
K-partite graph based formalism for characterization of complex phenotypes in clinical data analyses and disease outcome prognosis
Systems and methods are disclosed that can analyze relationships between parameters in data matrices (e.g., collections of individual profiles). A graph topology can be defined on a data matrix with partitions as variables and vertices in all partitions and their potentials and edges as the co-occurrence of a pair of variable values in a profile.
07/17/14
20140200779
Control apparatus for continuously variable transmission
A control apparatus for a continuously variable transmission is capable of continuously changing an output of an internal combustion engine mounted on a vehicle and allowing a transmission mode to be switchable between a continuous transmission mode in which a transmission ratio is set continuously and a stepped transmission mode in which the transmission ratio is set stepwise. A transmission mode selector is configured to change the transmission mode in such a manner that in a case where the stepped transmission mode is selected, when a engine rotation speed reaches a first predetermined rotation speed, then falls below a second predetermined rotation speed which is lower than the first predetermined rotation speed, and further falls below a third predetermined rotation speed, the transmission mode is switched from the stepped transmission mode to the continuous transmission mode..
07/17/14
20140200696
Process flow optimization in manufacturing
Optimizing a multiple machine production line, in which operation of at least some of the machines depends on others. A productivity system examines performance indicators of a set of machines, which are disposed to cooperate in a production line, and sets control variables for each of those machines, with the effect of optimizing the production line.
07/17/14
20140200586
Hand held integrated pedicle screw placement device
A device for applying a medical element has a housing defining a longitudinal axis with a channel disposed therethrough. The housing has a proximal and a distal opening.
07/17/14
20140200213
2-spiro-substituted iminothiazines and their mono-and dioxides as bace inhibitors, compositions and their use
And tautomers and stereoisomers thereof, and pharmaceutically acceptable salts of said compounds, said tautomeros and said stereoisomers, wherein each of the variables shown in the formula are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention are useful as bace inhibitors and/or for the treatment and prevention of various pathologies related thereto.
07/17/14
20140200114
Method of calibration of a park brake of a continuously variable transmission
A method of calibrating a hydraulically operated park brake of a continuously variable transmission of a vehicle. With the vehicle moving at a set, slow speed within a specified range, and the park brake off, a search technique is used, wherein the brake hydraulic pressure is reduced by application of a control signal of a selected test value to apply the brake.
07/17/14
20140200112
Control apparatus for vehicle
Disclosed is a control apparatus for a vehicle including: a belt continuously variable transmission capable of continuously changing a gear ratio; and a forward/reverse switching mechanism capable of controlling a state of power transmission between an engine and the belt continuously variable transmission. The control apparatus is configured to, at re-acceleration following deceleration, perform an input clutch slip control to place a forward clutch of the forward/reverse switching mechanism in a slipping engagement position and thus increase an engine revolution speed..
07/17/14
20140200110
Continuously variable transmission
A continuously variable transmission includes each planetary ball sandwiched between first and second rotation members on a shaft and a sun roller; a first carrier configured to be rotatable relatively with the shaft as a center and formed with a first guide portion that guides one projection of each support shaft of each planetary ball in a radial direction; a second carrier formed with a second guide portion that guides the other projection of each support shaft in the radial direction; and an iris plate configured to include a throttle portion that holds one projection of the support shaft at an intersection point with the first guide portion formed when seen in an axis line direction, the intersection point being moved in the radial direction with the rotation.. .
07/17/14
20140200074
Difference engine hybrid game
Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention operate a difference engine hybrid game. The hybrid game includes a real world engine constructed to determine a randomly generated payout of real world credits from a wager in a gambling game, the payout determined using a paytable, an entertainment software engine constructed to execute an entertainment game providing one or more entertainment game variables based upon skillful execution of the entertainment game involving at least one player action, and a game world engine constructed to manage the entertainment software engine and communicate gameplay gambling event occurrences based upon skillful execution of the entertainment game involving the at least one player action that trigger a wager in the gambling game to the gambling game; wherein the game world engine utilizes a difference engine module constructed to determine the paytable of the real world engine used to determine the randomly generated payout, from among a plurality of paytables based on the one or more entertainment game variables of the entertainment game..
07/17/14
20140199783
Characterization of reaction variables
A microscale method for the characterization of one or more reaction variables that influence the formation or dissociation of an affinity complex comprising a ligand and a binder, which have mutual affinity for each other. The method is characterized in comprising the steps of: (i) providing a microfluidic device comprising a microchannel structures that are under a common flow control, each microchannel structure comprising a reaction microactivity; (ii) performing essentially in parallel an experiment in each of two or more of the plurality of microchannel structures, the experiment in these two or more microchannel structures comprising either a) formation of an immobilized form of the complex and retaining under flow conditions said form within the reaction microactivity, or b) dissociating, preferably under flow condition, an immobilized form of the complex which has been included in the microfluidic device provided in step (i), at least one reaction variable varies or is uncharacterized for said two or more microchannel structures while the remaining reaction variables are kept essentially constant; (iii) measuring the presentation of the complex in said reaction microactivity in said two or more microchannel structures; and (iv) characterizing said one or more reaction variables based on the values for presentation obtained in step (iii)..
07/17/14
20140199670
Multimodal cognitive performance benchmarking and testing
Multimodal cognitive performance testing identifies a benchmark test administered at the beginning and the end of a battery of tests in which cognitive resource changes are detected and are used to correct additional tests sandwiched between the benchmark tests. A test sequence methodology is described for deriving a minimum number of the additional tests and for ordering the additional tests based on multimodal test variables and correlation of a test with a predetermined cognitive function..
07/17/14
20140199156
Method of operating a wind turbine
A method of operating a variable speed wind turbine as a function of a wind speed is disclosed. The method comprises following a power curve describing the operation of the wind turbine as a function of wind speed in steady-state conditions.
07/17/14
20140198835
Method and system for a multi-standard receiver
A multi-standard receiver may comprise in an electronic device, receiving an input radio frequency (rf) signal comprising at least two rf signals of different communication standards. The input rf signal may be separated into two signals based on their different communication standard sand configurable gain levels may be applied to equalize their magnitudes.
07/17/14
20140198538
Power converter with current feedback loop
In a power converter, a driver drives a switching element using a manipulated variable therefor to convert input power into output power. A first measuring unit measures a value of a first electric parameter depending on the input power.
07/17/14
20140197831
Absorbtion-based detection of spin impurities in solid-state spin systems
Absorption based detection of spin states of spin impurities within a solid-state spin system, such as nv centers in diamond, is implemented by measuring the absorption intensity of an optical signal applied to the spin impurities, i.e. Change in intensity of the optical signal after the signal has been transmitted through the solid-state spin system.
07/17/14
20140197386
Material for organic optoelectronic device, organic light emitting diode including the same, and display including the organic light emitting diode
Wherein, variables r1-r8, ar1, ar2, l1, l2, x2, n1, and n2 are described in the specification.. .
07/10/14
20140196005
High performance php
Markup language documents including server side scripting code using php syntax are executed efficiently in response to requests received by a server. The processing of the markup language document results in generation of a transformed markup language document that is returned in response to the request.
07/10/14
20140195948
Methods and systems for analyzing and visualizing spray patterns
Computer-implemented systems and methods predict behavior of sprays based on receiving a selection of one or more variables affecting spray. Relative amounts of the droplets forming the spray are grouped into various droplet size classes, where each droplet size class represents a range of droplet sizes.
07/10/14
20140195895
Completeness in dependency networks
The invention improves document generation systems in which data is collected to enable automated, customised document generation. Initially, a questionnaire which defines a dataset is completed.
07/10/14
20140195577
Method and apparatus for signal filtering and for improving properties of electronic devices
The present invention relates to nonlinear signal processing, and, in particular, to adaptive nonlinear filtering of real-, complex-, and vector-valued signals utilizing analog nonlinear differential limiters (ndls), and to adaptive real-time signal conditioning, processing, analysis, quantification, comparison, and control. More generally, this invention relates to methods, processes and apparatus for real-time measuring and analysis of variables, and to generic measurement systems and processes.
07/10/14
20140195406
Method for agency cost estimation
A method for forecasting the transaction cost of a portfolio trade execution that may be applied to any given trading strategy or an optimal trading strategy that minimizes transaction costs. The system accepts user-defined input variables from customers and generates a transaction cost estimation report based on those variables.
07/10/14
20140195165
Systems and methods for identifying the relationships between a plurality of genes
The present invention relates to a method and system for the evaluation of differential dependencies of a set of discrete random variables between two conditions. In some embodiments, the system and method compares two conditions by evaluating the probability distributions of the likely dependency networks from random variables..
07/10/14
20140194413
Inhibitors of bruton's tyrosine kinase
Wherein, variables r, x, y1, y2, y2′, y3, y4, n and m are defined as described herein, which inhibit btk. The compounds disclosed herein are useful to modulate the activity of btk and treat diseases associated with excessive btk activity.
07/10/14
20140194388
Combination therapy of hsp90 inhibitory compounds with chk inhibitors
A pharmaceutical composition comprising a chk inhibitor, and an hsp90 inhibitor according to the following formulae or tautomers, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein the variables in the structural formulae are defined herein. Also provided are methods for treating a proliferative disorder in a subject in need thereof, using pharmaceutical compositions described herein..
07/10/14
20140194243
Ball type continuously variable transmission/infinitely variable transmission
A variable transmission includes an input shaft, a planetary gear set drivingly engaged with a variator comprising, a variator carrier assembly, a first ring assembly, and a second ring assembly; and the output shaft, arranged with various combinations of brakes and clutches to produce transmissions with continuously variable or infinitely variable torque output ratios.. .
07/10/14
20140194242
Ball type cvt/ivt including planetary gear sets
Disclosed herein are power transmissions having one or more operational modes, for example, a continuously variable transmission (cvt) mode, an infinitely variable transmission (ivt) mode, and an ivt/cvt mode, that can be selected for by engaging different clutches and brakes. Disclosed herein are power transmissions comprising a power input shaft, one or more planetary gear sets, a variator (such as a cvt), and one or more clutches and brakes.
07/10/14
20140194177
Game with parameters and variables corresponding to units of time
A game of chance, a ticket for a game of chance, and a method of playing and operating a game of chance are provided. The game includes a plurality of parameters, each parameter representing a unit of time, and each parameter including a separate matrix with variables representing a subunit or a point of time contained within the parameter.
07/10/14
20140192414
Variable length light shield for an electro-optical sensor within a nose cone
A variable length light shield is disclosed for an electro-optical sensor within a nose cone. The light shield includes a base, a telescopic shade supported by the base, and a ring rotatably supported about the base.
07/10/14
20140191804
Variable gain amplifier
A variable gain amplifier (100) includes a transistor (110), an fb impedance section (120), a source impedance section (130), a drain impedance section (140), a gain controller (150), and a frequency characteristic controller (160). The gain controller (150) varies impedance of one of the fb impedance section (140), the source impedance section (130), and the drain impedance section (140), and outputs a gain control signal.
07/10/14
20140191803
Continuous variable gain amplifier
A continuous variable gain amplifier includes an attenuator network, a boost network, a first amplifying network, and a second amplifying network, where the attenuator network generates first differential output signals according to an input signal and sends the first differential output signals to the first amplifying network and the second amplifying network; the first amplifying network and the second amplifying network receive one output of the first differential output signals each, and generate a first final output signal and a second final output signal respectively according to an externally input control voltage; and the boost network receives the first final output signal and the second final output signal, generates second differential output signals, and sends a first output and a second output of the second differential output signals to the first amplifying network and the second amplifying network, respectively. .
07/10/14
20140191795
Method for controlling operations of input device having resistor matrix
A method for controlling an input device is provided. The input device has a resistor matrix having m first traces, n second traces and m×n resistors.
07/10/14
20140190455
Hybrid drive device
A hybrid drive having a hydraulic control device capable of hydraulically controlling a first clutch, a second clutch, and a continuously variable transmission using a hydraulic pressure generated by at least one of a mechanical oil pump and an electric oil pump. A control section is configured to execute a mechanical oil pump drive mode in which a command to start an internal combustion engine is provided to drive the mechanical oil pump via a first shaft using output rotation of the internal combustion engine during reverse travel in which reverse rotation is output from the rotary electric machine to rotate wheels in reverse via the second shaft, the second clutch, and the continuously variable transmission with the first clutch disengaged and with the second clutch engaged by providing a command to the hydraulic control device..
07/10/14
20140190250
Water meter including variable orifice device
A fire hydrant water meter having a flow restricting device that creates back pressure to restrict the flow of water through the fire hydrant water meter. The flow restricting device includes a plurality of flexible vanes that combine to define a variable orifice.
07/10/14
20140190244
System and method for the determination of mixture averaged molecular weight of complex mixtures
An apparatus and method for determining the average molecular weight of a complex mixture from a plurality of test samples of the complex mixture are disclosed. The method includes a) providing a chamber having two fixed conditions and one variable condition selected from three state variables of temperature, pressure and volume; b) introducing a test sample of known mass into the chamber; c) setting operating conditions of the state variables such that the test sample will be fully vaporized into a gaseous state without decomposition or chemical reaction; and d) measuring the change of the variable condition after full vaporization of the test sample is achieved.
07/03/14
20140189671
Synchronization of configuration changes between applications and their platforms
A method, system, and computer program product for handling synchronization of configuration changes between applications and their platforms. A computer implemented method synchronizes middleware configurations with application configurations using a reciprocating protocol.
07/03/14
20140189523
User interface for a computing device
There is disclosed a smartphone, tablet or other computing device comprising: (a) a touch sensitive display; (b) one or more processors; (c) computer memory; (d) one or more computer programs stored in the computer memory and configured to be executed by the one or more processors and including instructions for displaying a welcome screen with a pictorial infographic or a data visualization that graphically represents each of a number of variables relating to the device or one or more of its users.. .
07/03/14
20140189359
Remote authentication and transaction signatures
Authentication devices and methods for generating dynamic credentials are disclosed. The authentication devices include a communication interface for communicating with a security device such as a smart card.
07/03/14
20140189336
Methods and apparatus to support authenticated variables
Methods and apparatus to support authenticated variables are disclosed. An example method includes, in response to an update request directed to an authenticated variable of a computing platform and received during a second stage of a first instance of a booting process, the booting process including a first stage and the second stage, restricting the update request from accessing the authenticated variable during the second stage of the first instance of the booting process and storing the update request in a queue..
07/03/14
20140188774
Estimation algorithm for discrete-time uncertain stochastic systems and device relating thereto
An apparatus and method for estimation of a system having state variables representing the state of the system comprising predicting the estimate of the state variables along with the uncertainties in the state variables; observing a measurement of at least one state variable corrupted with some amount of error; updating the estimates of the state variables using a weighted average, with more weight being given to estimates with higher certainty; and providing an estimator input to update the estimates of the state variables, the estimator input operating to provide asymptotic convergence of the mean estimation error in all of the state variables in the presence of persistent excitation or disturbance that is not asymptotically decaying to zero.. .
07/03/14
20140188354
Method of using feedforward compensation based on pressure feedback for controlling swash plate angle in a hydrostatic power unit of a continuously variable transmission
A swash plate angle for a hydrostatic power unit of a continuously variable hydromechanical transmission is determined using a feedforward compensation term, to reduce reliance on closed loop control. The feedforward term is based on knowledge of the hydrostatic power unit determined as a function of knowledge of certain parameters, including, but not limited to, hydrostatic power unit pressure, swash plate angle, desired hydrostatic power unit ratio, and pump speed..
07/03/14
20140187994
Methodology for discriminating concussion subjects from normal subjects by identifying and using qeeg correlates of concussion across 4 cognitive tasks.
Previous patents and research have focused on the problem of determining whether the quantitative eeg (qeeg) can discriminate a traumatic brain injury (tbi) subject from a normal individual. The patents and research have had varying degree of specificity in defining the variables involved in obtaining a high degree of discriminant ability.
07/03/14
20140187885
Sensor for measuring vital parameters in the auditory canal
The invention relates to a sensor for measuring a vital parameter in the auditory canal of a human or of an animal and to a method for determining tissue variables, preferably the oxygen saturation in the blood, particularly for performing pulse oximetry, preferably transmission pulse oximetry, in the auditory canal. The sensor comprises a sensor element support (2), which can be positioned at least partially in the auditory canal (8), a sensor element (1), which is connectable to the sensor element support (2) and can be positioned at least partially in the auditory canal (8), and a positioning element (3) suitable for positioning the sensor element support (2) in the auditory canal (8), wherein the positioning element (3) is connectable at least at one end to the sensor element support (2), wherein the position of the sensor element (1) in the auditory canal (8) is determined by the depth of insertion of the sensor element support (2) in the auditory canal (8), and wherein the positioning element (3) has a suitable shape, simulating the anatomy of the inside of the pinna, and is suitable for pressing the sensor element support (2) into the interior of the auditory canal (8) in such a way that the sensor is held stably and a continuous measurement of the vital parameter takes place in the auditory canal (8).
07/03/14
20140187530
Aza spiro alkane derivatives as inhibitors of metalloproteases
Enantiomer, diastereomer, prodrug, solvate, metabolite, or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein constituent variables are provided herein. The compounds of formula i and ii are modulators of metalloproteases and are useful in treating diseases associated with metalloprotease activity such as arthritis, cancer, cardiovascular disorders, skin disorders, inflammation and allergic conditions..
07/03/14
20140187427
Quantum processor based systems and methods that minimize an objective function
Quantum processor based techniques minimize an objective function for example by operating the quantum processor as a sample generator providing low-energy samples from a probability distribution with high probability. The probability distribution is shaped to assign relative probabilities to samples based on their corresponding objective function values until the samples converge on a minimum for the objective function.
07/03/14
20140187381
Proportional parking brake control in cooperation with operation of a conntinuously variable transmission
A parking brake is controlled in concert with operation of a hydrostatic power unit of a continuously variable transmission, particularly when engaging, disengaging and shuttle shifting the transmission, to provide advantages, particularly when on hills. When particular commands are received, such as shifting to a non-moving position, the parking brake is automatically engaged to hold the vehicle position.
07/03/14
20140187366
V-belt type continuously variable transmission
In a v-belt type continuously variable transmission for utility vehicle, a transmission case assembly covering a drive pulley assembly and a driven pulley assembly is provided, the transmission case assembly includes a transmission case main body, and a transmission cover attached to a cover attachment surface of the transmission case main body, the cover attachment surface is inclined with respect to a vertical plane which is orthogonal to a crankshaft, and the transmission cover is attached to the cover attachment surface by a plurality of bolts removed and inserted in the direction orthogonal to the cover attachment surface.. .
07/03/14
20140187365
V-belt type continuously variable transmission
A v-belt type continuously variable transmission includes a drive shaft, a drive pulley assembly, a driven shaft, a driven pulley assembly, a v belt, and a transmission case assembly, the drive shaft is formed as a separate body from the crankshaft, one axial end of the drive shaft is spline-fitted to a shaft coupling portion provided in an end of the crankshaft, freely move in the axial direction within a predetermined distance, and be permitted to fall slightly, and the other axial end of the drive shaft is supported in the transmission case assembly or via a front bearing.. .
07/03/14
20140187214
Controlling delivery of notifications in real-time communications based on communication channel state
A critical notification is reliably delivered to at least one participant in a real-time communication session. A candidate delivery channel is selected, and a set of one or more communication state variables associated with the candidate delivery channel are identified.
07/03/14
20140185676
Line-based compression for digital image data
A method of compressing digital image data is provided that includes selecting an entropy code for encoding a line of pixels in the digital image data, wherein the entropy code is selected from a plurality of variable length entropy codes, using spatial prediction to compute a pixel predictor and a pixel residual for a pixel in the line of pixels, and selectively encoding the pixel residual using one of the entropy code or run mode encoding.. .
07/03/14
20140184267
Compensated impedance calibration circuit
Aspects of the invention provide for compensating impedance calibration circuits. In one embodiment, a compensated impedance calibration circuit, includes: a variable resistor network including a tunable resistor and a fixed resistor; and an external resistance network including a target external precision resistor and a parasitic distribution resistance; wherein a resistance of the variable resistor network is proportional to a resistance of the external resistance network, such that a ratio of an output voltage of the variable resistor network to a power supply voltage is constant..
07/03/14
20140184123
Device for moving a movable furniture part, and piece of furniture
In a device for moving a furniture part, in particular a shutter, door or drawer, which is accommodated in a movable manner on a basic furniture structure, having an actuating drive, which, in a drive mode, is connected to the movable furniture part and drives the movable furniture part, and having a sensor means, which is connected to the actuating drive and is intended for activating the actuating drive, the sensor means has a database and is designed such that, with the device installed in the use state, physical state variables to which the movable furniture part is subjected via the user, and which serve for monitoring the movement of said furniture part, can be sensed and read into the database, wherein the database has, or can have, stored in it movement profiles which are each assigned to a certain movement situation of the movable furniture part which is initiated by external action on the movable furniture part and can be described by physical state variables, and wherein, with the aid of at least one sensed physical state variable, a certain associated movement profile can be retrieved from the database and the actuating drive can be activated in accordance with the movement profile achieved.. .
07/03/14
20140182769
Ultrasonic press using servo motor with delayed motion
An ultrasonic welding system includes an ultrasonic welding stack that is movable to initiated a welding operation. A plurality of sensors measure respective control variables and output control signals corresponding, respectively, to the control variables.
07/03/14
20140182353
Method and system to compensate for temperature and pressure in piezo resistive devices
A method and system to calibrate temperature and pressure in piezo resistive devices for non-linear sensors having two variables, where a piezo resistive device such as a piezo resistive transducer (prt) used for example in a pressure sensor system is calibrated to calculate actual/ambient temperature and pressure even though the prt impedance is unbalanced relative to pressure.. .
07/03/14
20140182166
Removable rounded midsole structures and chambers with computer processor-controlled variable pressure
This invention relates generally to footwear such as a shoe, including an athletic shoe, with a shoe sole, including at least one removable midsole section formed by a midsole portion, wherein the removable midsole section is non-orthotic. The removable midsole section is inserted within the shoe upper, the sides of which hold it in position.


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