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Component mounting device
A component mounting device includes a mounting portion that mounts a component on a bonding material disposed on a substrate, and a measurement unit that measures a state of the bonding material at least after an operation of mounting the component performed by the mounting portion. The component mounting device further includes a control unit that verifies the state of the bonding material based on a measurement result obtained by the measurement unit when defective mounting of the component has occurred..

Information processing device and information processing method
An information processing device includes a wireless communication unit and a control unit. The wireless communication unit performs real-time image transmission with at least one sink device according to a wi-fi certified miracast specification.

Device in wireless communication system and method
A main carrier on a licensed frequency band and a plurality of auxiliary carriers on an unlicensed frequency band exist in a wireless communication system, and a device at a base-station side in the wireless communication system includes: a controller configured to conduct power adjustment according to a result of detecting the usability of the plurality of auxiliary carriers, to enable a predetermined transmission power pre-allocated to one or more unavailable auxiliary carriers to be allocated to an auxiliary carrier to be used in available auxiliary carriers; and a communication unit configured to send a power adjustment result of the control unit to a user equipment, wherein the power adjustment result at least includes information instructing whether the power allocation changes.. .

Radio communication apparatus, radio communication system, connection management method, and non-transitory computer readable medium
A radio communication apparatus (10) according to the present disclosure includes: a communication unit (11) connected to at least one radio terminal (20) via wireless lan; a communication unit (12) connected to a radio communication apparatus (30) including a sensor via wireless lan and receiving a result of a detection in the sensor indicating that a person is approaching from the radio communication apparatus (30); a monitoring unit (13) for monitoring a radio wave condition between the communication unit (11) and the at least one radio terminal (22) to which the communication unit (11) is connected via wireless lan; and a connection control unit (14) for canceling, when the result of the detection is received, wireless lan connection with a radio terminal in which the radio wave condition is lower than a predetermined quality.. .

Signal processing apparatus and method, and program
The present technique relates to signal processing apparatus and method, and a program that can reduce power consumption. A receiver that receives a broadcast signal includes a demodulation unit that demodulates the broadcast signal, and a reception control unit that controls the demodulation by the demodulation unit.

3d reconstruction apparatus and method including material appearance modeling
An apparatus and method capable of simultaneously acquiring 3d geometry and appearance modeling data. The 3d reconstruction apparatus including material appearance modeling includes a light source arc including light sources configured to irradiate an object located at a photographing stage, a camera arc including cameras configured to photograph the object at the photographing stage, a driving operation unit configured to rotate the light source arc and camera arc, and a control unit configured to control the light source arc, camera arc, and driving operation unit.

Display apparatus, controlling the same, and non-transitory storage medium
A display apparatus includes a display unit, a plurality of input terminals to input a plurality of image signals, and a control unit to control the display unit. The display unit displays an image.

Image display device displaying partial areas and positional relationship therebetween
For example, in an operation of determining a composition while zooming in a plurality of areas and confirming positional relationship of mutual images such as, for example, a case of horizontal leveling and the like performed when a construction is photographed, it has been necessary to perform a complicated operation of repeating designation and release of zoom-in areas among the plurality of the areas. Therefore, an imaging apparatus is provided, the imaging apparatus being provided with a display unit that displays an image, and a display control unit that zooms in and displays a plurality of partial areas within the image, and also displays on the display unit positional information representing positions of the plurality of partial areas within the image..

Data processing device
A data processing device includes first and second timing signal generators, a phase difference control unit, first and second output units, a data generating unit, a data generating unit, and an error determination unit. The phase difference control unit controls a phase difference between the first and second timing signals to be a predetermined phase difference.

Image processing apparatus and program
According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a display character string storage unit, an application control unit, and a search unit. The display character string storage unit stores language information indicating the kind of language which can be displayed by the image processing apparatus, and a character string corresponding to the language information.

Connector and device for wireless transmission of data and power

The present invention relates to a connector for wireless transmission of data and/or power between separate devices comprising such a connector of a system, in particular of a patient monitoring system, said separate devices comprising such a connector. The connector comprises a data transmission unit (271) arranged for transmitting data to and/or receiving data from another device of the system having a counterpart connector, a magnetic coupling unit (272) for transmitting power to and/or receiving power from another device of the system having a counterpart connector by use of inductive coupling, a detection unit (273) for detecting the strength of magnetic coupling between the magnetic coupling unit and a magnetic coupling unit of a counterpart connector, and a control unit (274) for switching the data transmission unit into a low-power mode and/or for enabling the magnetic coupling unit, if the detected magnetic coupling is above a first threshold and/or its increase is above a second threshold, and for switching the data transmission unit into a high-power mode and/or for disabling the magnetic coupling unit, if the detected magnetic coupling is below a third threshold and/or its decrease is above a fourth threshold..

Local oscillator feedthrough signal correction apparatus and method, and microprocessor control unit

The present disclosure discloses a local oscillator feedthrough signal correction apparatus, including a microprocessor control unit, a first digital-to-analog converter, a second digital-to-analog converter, a mixer, a local oscillator, a signal output line, a signal splitter, and a detector tube. The signal splitter is disposed in the signal output line, and the first digital-to-analog converter and the second digital-to-analog converter are configured to provide the mixer with quadrature direct current components vi and vq used for local oscillator feedthrough signal correction.

Pump control device

A pump control device includes: a current detection unit detecting a current value of current flowing through a coil of a motor driving an electric pump; a determination unit determining whether a determination condition in which the detected current value is equal to or larger than a preset value and the current value equal to or larger than the preset value continues for a preset time or more is satisfied; an inverter including three arm units having high-side and low-side switching elements connected to each other in series between first and second power supply lines; and an energization control unit driving the high-side and low-side switching elements by pwm control, and perform the pwm control by lowering a carrier frequency of a pwm signal by a predetermined frequency when the determination condition is satisfied.. .

Motor control apparatus

A motor control apparatus applied to a structure in which a plurality of synchronous motors connected in parallel and mechanically coupled to each other is driven by a single power converter, includes a vector control unit and an abnormality detection unit. The vector control unit divides a current flowing in/out the synchronous motors into a q-axis current and a d-axis current and individually controls the divided currents based on a q-axis current command value and a d-axis current command value.

Method of and system for evacuating fluid in a sea vessel

A system and method that controls the evacuation of fluid from a sea vessel and configured to prevent turning off the bilge pump during periods of water sloshing. The invention provides a control unit that is adaptable to any size vessel or bilge pump based on a learned experience gained by sensory information..

Pfc module for intermittent flow

The invention relates to an intelligent pfc module comprising an actively clocked pfc circuit and a control unit which controls the actively clocked pfc circuit in discontinuous current mode (dcm), a system with an intelligent pfc module of said type, and at least one converter stage for the operation of an led array, lighting devices with a pfc module of said type, and a system and method for the operation of a pfc module and system of said type.. .

Charge and discharge control device

A charge and discharge control device includes a control unit which controls charging and discharging of a plurality of storage batteries capable of exchanging electric power via an external electrical grid; and an acquisition unit which acquires a temperature of each of the storage batteries. When there are at least two storage batteries having a temperature equal to or lower than a threshold value among the plurality of storage batteries, the control unit controls the two storage batteries to repeatedly perform charging and discharging in turn between the two storage batteries..

Power conversion device and control method thereof

This power conversion device performs power conversion via an intermediate bus between a plurality of dc power supplies and an ac grid, and includes: a plurality of dc/dc converters respectively provided between the intermediate bus and the plurality of dc power supplies; an intermediate capacitor connected to the intermediate bus; a dc/ac converter provided between the intermediate bus and the ac grid; and a control unit configured to control the plurality of dc/dc converters and the dc/ac converter, the control unit performing control of allocating, to the plurality of dc/dc converters, an active power to be outputted from the dc/ac converter, and allocating, to the plurality of dc/dc converters, a sum of reactive powers to be outputted from the dc/ac converter and the intermediate capacitor, using an allocation coefficient different from an allocation coefficient for the active power.. .

Electrical device with power quality event protection and associated method

An electrical device includes a first terminal structured to electrically connect to a power source; a second terminal structured to electrically connect to a load; a voltage sensor electrically connected to a point between the first and second terminals and being structured to sense a voltage at the point between the first and second terminals; a switch electrically connected between the first terminal and the second terminal; and a control unit structured to detect a power quality event in the power flowing between the first and second terminals based on the sensed voltage and to control a state of the switch based on the detected power quality event.. .

Electronic device and a detecting the connecting direction of two electronic components

An electronic device includes a first electronic component and a second electronic component. The first electronic component includes a control unit and a first connector.

Droplet ejecting apparatus, droplet ejecting method, and computer storage medium

A control unit obtains a captured image of a reference workpiece by a second image capturing unit after a droplet ejected from a droplet ejecting head lands toward a reference mark formed on an upper surface of the reference workpiece, detects a positional deviation amount of a position of the reference mark and a landing position of the droplet based on the captured image, and calculates the correction amounts of the relative positions of a workpiece table and a droplet ejecting head based on the positional deviation amount.. .

High frequency generator and plasma processing apparatus

In a high frequency generator, a high frequency generated by an iq modulation of a vector multiplier and a amplification of an amplifier is outputted through an output unit. An directional coupler outputs a first high frequency including a part of traveling waves and a second high frequency including a part of reflected waves.

Charged particle beam device

The charged particle beam device includes: a deflector for scanning a charged particle beam; a detector for detecting secondary charged particles generated by the interaction of the charged particle beam with a sample; and a system control unit including a calculation part, a measurement part, and a storage part. The measurement part measures a feature amount from an image formed based on a signal output from the detector after a charged particle beam is scanned on the sample by the deflector (s303).

X-ray emitter and compensating for a focal spot movement

An x-ray emitter includes an anode rotatably mounted arranged inside a vacuum housing. It can be set into rotation by an electric drive.

Switching actuating a switching device

A switching unit for controlling at least one switching element, includes a control unit adapted to control the at least one switching element; a connection for applying a supply voltage for power supply of the control unit; an energy storage connectable to the connection for applying a supply voltage and adapted, when the supply voltage drops or fails, to supply the control unit with power that is sufficient to control the at least one switching element such that the switching element executes a predetermined switching operation; wherein the switching unit includes means for monitoring the operability of the energy storage. Furthermore, a method for controlling at least one switching element using the switching unit..

Electronic device, method, and computer-readable recording medium

An electronic device that includes an external storage medium connection unit to which an external storage medium is connected; a detection unit that detects whether or not demonstration data is stored in the external storage medium connected to the external storage medium connection unit; and an operation mode control unit that causes the device to operate in a demonstration mode in a case where the demonstration data is stored in the external storage medium connected to the external storage medium connection unit, and causes the device to operate in a normal mode in a case where the external storage medium is not connected to the external storage medium connection unit and no demonstration data is stored in the external storage medium connected to the external storage medium connection unit.. .

Electronic musical instrument, sound production control method, and storage medium

An electronic musical instrument includes a keyboard, a sound-producing system, and a control unit. A panning value indicating a left-right balance of sound outputted from a left speaker and a right speaker in stereo sound production is assigned to each key of the keyboard such that the left-right balance of soundboard resonant sound waveform data for certain higher-pitch keys is shifted towards the left-speaker as compared with the left-right balance of soundboard resonant sound waveform data for certain lower-pitch keys that are located to the left of the higher-pitch keys so as to produce realistic piano sound mimicking an actual piano..

Gate drive circuit, display panel, and driving the gate drive circuit

The present disclosure discloses a gate drive circuit, a display panel and a driving method for the gate drive circuit. The gate drive circuit includes a plurality of shift register units connected in cascade; and further includes: buffer units which are in a one-to-one correspondence with shift register units at all levels, and touch control switch units which are in a one-to-one correspondence with shift register units at even levels.

Liquid crystal monitor device, display system, and backlight control method

A liquid crystal monitor device used for a display system including a plurality of liquid crystal monitor devices including a parent device, the liquid crystal monitor device including a liquid crystal monitor, a backlight which outputs visible light to the liquid crystal monitor, an adjustment switch configured to receive an input of a first backlight-setting value of an own device, a reception unit configured to receive a backlight-setting value of the parent device from the parent device, a control unit configured to adjust a luminance of the backlight of the own device, and a storage configured to store a relationship between backlight-setting values of the own device and the parent device.. .

In-vehicle device

An in-vehicle device that is mounted on a host vehicle, the in-vehicle device includes a receiver, and an electronic control unit. The receiver receives an exit instruction.

Point-of-sale register machine

A register machine includes an input device configured to receive an input designating a language selection, and a control unit including a processor. The processor is configured to select an output target from among a plurality of output devices to which output information related to a sales transaction can be sent, set a language of the output information sent to the output target according to the designated language selection, and output the output information to the output target in the language that has been set..

Paper sheet handling apparatus and paper sheet handling method

One object is to acquire from a paper sheet circulating in the market data for updating the data for recognition. A paper sheet handling apparatus used for recognizing a paper sheet and the like includes a recognition unit that recognizes a paper sheet, an operation unit for instructing execution of a data collection processing, and a control unit that controls, in the data collection processing that is executed after an instruction operation is performed by using the operation unit, data from a paper sheet that is not correctly recognized by the recognition unit, and a memory that stores therein the data collected by the control unit..

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus comprises: a white balance correction unit configured to perform a white balance correction by amplifying at least one color signal in relation to mosaic image data; a compression unit configured to compress the mosaic image data; and a control unit configured to control at least the white balance correction unit and the compression unit, wherein the control unit in a case where compression by the compression unit is set to be off, controls the white balance correction to be substantially invalid, and outputs the mosaic image data, and in a case where compression by the compression unit is set to be on, controls the white balance correction to be valid, and outputs the mosaic image data after the white balance correction.. .

Creation device, computer program product, recognition system, and creation method

According to an embodiment, a creation device creates a code table including a plurality of code words. A recognition device identifies a code word represented by a code image based on a result of character recognition of the code image formed on an object, the code table, and a confusion matrix preliminarily created.

Reader device and control reader device

An operator is enabled to perform an installation test efficiently. A reader device includes an id determining unit that specifies an id code of an rfid tag which is an interaction partner when an interaction with the rfid tag succeeds and an output control unit that causes an led to emit light in different colors when the id code is the same as an id code determined in a previous interaction or an id code stored in advance in a storage unit and when the id code is different from the id code determined in a previous interaction or the id code stored in advance in the storage unit..

An electronic card assembly, an electronic device and a using thereof

An electronic device comprising: a device housing; an electronic card assembly disposed in said device housing and comprising: a card housing configured with a housing opening; a card tray having a card receiving space for accommodating an electronic card, said card tray being slidably displaceable between a closed position in which it is at least partially disposed within the card housing, and an open position in which it projects from the card housing to an extent greater than in said closed position; a locking mechanism configured between a locked state in which said card tray is arrested in its closed position and an unlocked state in which the card tray is free to be displaced; a driving mechanism configured for displacing the card tray at least from its closed position into its open position; and a control unit in communication with the locking mechanism and with the driving mechanism, said control unit configured for outputting an unlocking signal to the locking mechanism, thereby changing the state of the locking mechanism from its locked state to its unlocked state; and a driving signal to the driving mechanism, thereby displacing the card tray from its closed position into its open position.. .

Verification of a boot loader program at a control unit to be provided to a host system to load an operating system

Provided are a computer program product, system, and method for verification of a boot loader program at a control unit to be provided to a host system to load an operating system. A stored value is generated from a cryptographic function applied to portions of a boot loader program stored in the storage.

Electronic device and operating same

A method for operating an electronic device according to various embodiments comprises the steps of: receiving a first input; determining the validity of the first input; receiving a second input while maintaining the first input; and controlling a security mode function according to content corresponding to the second input. An electronic device according to various embodiments comprises: a display; an input unit for receiving an input; and a control unit functionally connected to the display unit and the input unit, wherein the control unit receives a first input through the input unit, determines the validity of the first input, receives a second input while maintaining the first input, and controls a security mode function according to content corresponding to the second input..

Biometric data processing apparatus, biometric data processing system, biometric data processing method, biometric data processing program, storage medium storing biometric data processing program

A biometric data processing apparatus (500) includes a control unit (50) that displays, on a display unit, a message requesting the user to perform a predetermined action, and an authentication unit (52), wherein in a case where a first score calculated by collating biometric data of the user with previously-registered biometric data is equal to or more than a predetermined threshold value and a detection unit continuously detects a predetermined action from when the detection unit first detects the predetermined action after the message is displayed until an authentication process in the biometric data processing apparatus is ended, the authentication unit (52) determines that authentication of the user is successful.. .

System and vehicle telematics simulation and testing

Disclosed herein are a system and method for vehicle telematics testing. The method includes receiving, by a vehicle telematics simulator, a vehicle incident data from a vehicle control unit based on one or more test cases and simulating a physical radio network for transmission of the vehicle incident data.

Method, apparatus, and system for energy efficiency and energy conservation including autonomous hardware-based deep power down in devices

Embodiments of systems, apparatuses, and methods for energy efficiency and energy conservation including enabling autonomous hardware-based deep power down of devices are described. In one embodiment, a system includes a device, a static memory, and a power control unit coupled with the device and the static memory.

Data storage device and operating method therefor

A security mechanism for a data storage device. The data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory and a control unit.

Display device

A display device includes a display unit, a display control unit, a reception unit, and a processing unit. The display control unit generates a synthesized icon when allocated areas of at least two of a plurality of icons displayed in the display unit overlap.

Consumer electronic entertainment and display system

An electronic entertainment and display system that includes a mobile operating system application, control unit and website that work together to provide the ability for a user to view multiple audio and video digital user content across multiple display screens from the user's mobile operating system and/or from additionally connected external devices through the control unit. The control unit is connected to the system displays and external devices and displays chosen content through a drag and drop application.

Input device, input control method, and computer program

An input device includes a plurality of operation units including an operation unit having an operation surface for receiving a touch operation; a contact detector that detects contact portions on the operation surface; a gripping state detector that detects a gripping state of the input device; and a control unit that processes an input from the operation unit, the control unit invalidates an input from a contact portion determined according to the detected gripping state, among the detected contact portions.. .

Touch sensing device and control method thereof

Provided herein are a sensing device and a control method thereof. The sensing device comprises a control unit, at least one first sensor and at least one fake sensor.

Wearable device and control method therefor

The present invention relates to a wearable device and a control method therefore, the device comprising: a wearable device body; at least one band coupled to the body, and formed so as to wrap around the wrist of a user wearing the wearable device; and a control unit provided in the body, and controlling at least one function executable in the wearable device on the basis of the user's input of pulling or pushing the at least one band and the user's inputs of pushing the body in a specific direction.. .

Optimized pressure regulation for and with a vacuum valve

A valve system having a vacuum valve with a valve seat having a valve opening defining an opening axis and a first sealing surface around the valve opening, a valve closure having a second sealing surface and a drive unit coupled to the valve closure. A control and regulating unit preforming a pre-regulating step and a regulating step for the valve closure in a regulating cycle, the pre-regulating step moves the valve closure to a defined position and the regulating step the closure position is varied based on a determined control variable and a target value.

Driverless transport system

The present invention relates to a driverless transport system for transporting goods and/or persons that comprises a plurality of driverless vehicles and at least one stationary monitoring device for monitoring a respective travel path zone, wherein the monitoring device comprises at least one sensor that is configured to detect the presence of objects in the travel path zone and to output a detection signal when an object is located in the travel path zone and a control unit that is connected to the sensor and that is configured to receive the detection signal from the sensor and to generate a control signal for the at least one driverless vehicle based at least on the detection signal.. .

Navigation of autonomous vehicles to enhance safety under one or more fault conditions

Various embodiments relate generally to autonomous vehicles and associated mechanical, electrical and electronic hardware, computing software, including autonomy applications, image processing applications, etc., and computing systems, and wired and wireless network communications to facilitate autonomous control of vehicles, and, more specifically, to systems, devices, and methods configured to navigate autonomous vehicles under one or more fault conditions. In some examples, a method may include localizing an autonomous vehicle, accessing map data to identify safe zones, computing drive parameters and alternate drive parameters, detecting an anomalous event, and apply alternate drive parameters to a vehicle control unit..

Method and controlled omnidirectional movement of payloads

A payload platform includes a platform and a castor assembly coupled to the platform. The castor assembly includes a body, a first wheel coupled to the body, and a second wheel coupled to the body.

Data processing and transmission system and method

A data processing and transmission system (1) for a numerical control unit (2) adapted to control a machine tool (3), comprises at least one input channel (4) adapted to a transit of operational signals from or to devices present in the machine tool, electronic circuits configured to process the operational signals to make available on an output interface (5) control signals for the numerical control unit, a multipolar cable (8) having a first and a second end, each provided with a multipolar connector (9), a master unit having the output interface, a main processor, a memory and at least one socket (7a) configured to be coupled to one of the multipolar connectors, one or more slave units (6), each provided with at least one external port (6a) defining the input channel, a memory, a secondary processor, and provided also with a first socket (6b) and a second socket (6c), configured to be coupled at least to a first or a second connector of the multipolar connectors in order to interconnect the slave unit at least with the master unit. The master unit has a clock and each slave unit has its own clock.

Servomotor control device, and servomotor control system

A servomotor control device includes: a servomotor; a driven body that is driven by way of the servomotor; a connection mechanism that connects the servomotor and the driven body to transmit power of the servomotor to the driven body; and a motor control unit that controls the servomotor, in which the motor control unit includes: a force acquisition section that acquires a drive force acting on the driven body at a connection part between the connection mechanism and the driven body; and a rigidity estimation section that estimates a magnitude of rigidity of the connection mechanism, based on position information of the servomotor and a drive force acquired by the force acquisition section when causing the servomotor to rotate in a state mechanically fixing the driven body.. .

Electronic timepiece

In an electronic timepiece, a dial ring is disposed in an outer peripheral portion of a dial inside an exterior case. Opening portions are disposed in the dial ring.

Light emitting substrate, print head, and image forming apparatus

According to one embodiment, there is provided a light emitting substrate which includes a transparent substrate, a plurality of light emitting element groups, and a control unit. The plurality of light emitting element groups are formed by overlapping a first light emitting element and a second light emitting element on the transparent substrate.

Glasses with wearing cushion device

A pair of glasses with a wearing cushion device includes a main body, at least one inflatable cushion, an air pump, a switch element, a control unit and an air channel. The at least one inflatable cushion is disposed on a surface of at least one temple of the main body.

Transmission-type display device, display control method, and computer program

A transmission-type display device includes: a light-transmissive image display unit; a function information acquisition unit which acquires function information of an operation target device; a display control unit which causes an operation gui of the operation target device to be displayed, using the acquired function information; and an operation detection unit which detects a predetermined gesture of a user of the transmission-type display device. The display control unit causes the operation gui to be displayed as superimposed on an external field transmitted through the image display unit and visually recognized, at a display position determined according to a position of the detected gesture..

Managing electrochemical element

A managing apparatus for an electrochemical element mounted on a vehicle, including: a control unit activating at an interval of a predetermined time in a parked mode of the vehicle; and a current measuring unit measuring a current value. The control unit executes: a determination process of determining a reference value based on measured current values measured for a plurality of times upon the activation of the control unit; a check process of checking, at the interval of the predetermined time, whether or not a measured current value measured after the determination process deviates from a reference range that is based on the reference value; and an estimation process of estimating current, which has flowed in the parked mode by integrating, while the measured current value measured in the check process does not deviate from the reference range, current based on the reference value..

Device for detecting welding of relay

In the present invention, the connection between an external power supply and a unit for detecting welding of a relay is disestablished at least when a short circuit is detected, thereby preventing the short circuit from being falsely detected in the event that the short circuit and the welding of the relay can both be detected. A device for detecting welding of a relay detects welding of a relay provided to a path via which a cell is charged by an external power supply.

Apparatus and simulating biological condition using rotational force

A biological environment simulating apparatus using rotational force includes a mounting unit on which a cell to he pressurized is mounted, a rotational force application unit configured to apply centripetal force to the mounting unit to make the mounting unit perform a circular movement along a circular path about a predetermined center point and a control unit. The control unit controls the rotational force application unit based on a type of the cell and an appropriate pressure condition matched with the type of the cell so that a pressure satisfying the appropriate pressure condition is applied to the cell..

Capacitive sensor

The present invention is directed to a cv conversion amplifier which is small in current consumption and capable of securing a sufficient capacitance-voltage conversion gain and a sufficient amplitude range of an output voltage and a capacitive sensor using the same which is low power consumption, low in noise, and wide in an input signal allowable range. A capacitive sensor includes first and second detection capacitors, a cv conversion circuit includes first and second feedback capacitors and obtains a voltage based on capacitance values of the first and second feedback capacitors, an ad converter performs analog digital conversion on an input voltage and obtains a digital signal, a digital control unit receives the digital signal as an input, and first and second digitally controlled variable capacitors have capacitance values that are controlled by the digital control unit..

Angle sensors, systems, and methods

Embodiments relate to magnetic field angle sensors, including off-axis and on-axis sensors. In an embodiment, a magnetic field angle sensor comprises two sensor units, and each sensor unit comprises two sensor elements.

Freeze-drying system and freeze-drying method

A freeze-drying system is provided in which freeze-drying is performed by sublimating moisture frozen by cooling an object and collects the sublimated moisture with a cold trap. The freeze-drying system includes: a cooling device which generates cold with an air cycle in which air is used as a refrigerant; a freeze-drying chamber accommodating a heat exchange unit which causes heat exchange between the refrigerant and the object; a cold air supplying mechanism which supplies precooled air into the freeze-drying chamber; and a control unit which controls a cooling capacity of the cooling device.

Overflow protection and monitoring apparatus and methods of installing same

Overflow protection and monitoring devices capable of coupling to a drainage pan and may include: a drainage line; a base, the base including an input port; a dry section; and a wet section, the input port capable of coupling to the drainage pan; a base cover, the base cover removably coupled to the base, the base cover including a base cover output port capable of coupling to the drainage line; a fluid displacement mechanism located in the wet section, the fluid displacement mechanism including a fluid displacement mechanism output port; a fluid detection mechanism located in the wet section; and a base attachment, the base attachment coupled to the fluid displacement mechanism output port and the base cover output port, the base attachment including an air relief port and back-flow preventer; a control unit capable of energizing the fluid displacement mechanism upon receiving a signal from the fluid detection mechanism.. .

Indoor climate control system

An indoor climate control system in which a climate controlling equipment (1) has a control line (2) arranged to be connected to climate influenced impedance means (3), switching means (4) being arranged to disconnect the climate influenced impedance means from the control line under influence from a third output (5) of a control unit (6) and to instead connect substituting means (7) providing an impedance controlled by a first output (8) of the control unit, the control unit having polarity probing means (13) arranged to obtain an indication whether a connection of the substituting means to the control line results in a voltage with a positive or negative polarity, the connection of the substituting means being made in dependence on that indication and under influence of a second output (14) of the control unit. According to the invention, the substituting means comprise a series connection of two equivalent impedance networks (15, 16) provided each one with by-pass switching means (17, 18) for a plurality of impedance means (19, 20) that have series connected semiconductor switching means (21, 22) arranged in opposite directions and controlled by the first output (8) of the control unit, the by-pass switching means being arranged to be alternatively activated by the second output (14) of the control unit..

Hvac signaling system and method

A system incudes an equipment interface module (eim) and a control unit. The eim includes a signal encoder that is operable to generate one or more encoded signals by encoding one or more instructions onto one or more electrical signals according to one or more received commands from a thermostat unit.

Laser light source, controlling dual color wheels of light source, and laser projection device

A laser light source is provided. The laser light source includes: a laser device; a first color wheel and a second color wheel, on both of which there are corresponding color regions, wherein the laser device emits laser which illuminates the first color wheel and the second color wheel sequentially, and exits from the color regions on the second color wheel; a first marker and a second marker arranged respectively on the first and the second color wheels; a first sensor configured to detect the first marker, and to generate a first sense signal; a second sensor configured to detect the second marker, and to generate a second sense signal; and a control unit configured to synchronize the first color wheel and the second color wheel..

Linkage structure of reluctance unit and brake unit and exercise machine having linkage structure

A linkage structure of a reluctance unit and a brake unit and an exercise machine having the linkage structure are provided. The exercise machine includes a main body, having a resistance wheel and a control unit; a linkage member, connected with the control unit; a reluctance unit, corresponding to the resistance wheel and connected with the linkage member; and a brake unit, corresponding to the resistance wheel and connected with the linkage member.

Exhaust turbine power generating system and control device for the same

An exhaust turbine power generating system includes an internal combustion engine, an exhaust turbine power generator, and an electronic control unit configured to individually control a first electric power generation load of the exhaust turbine power generator in a first period and a second electric power generation load of the exhaust turbine power generator in a second period and to perform control such that the second electric power generation load of the exhaust turbine power generator becomes equal to or smaller than the first electric power generation load. The first period is a period that starts at an exhaust start timing in an exhaust cycle and the second period is a period after the first period in the exhaust cycle.

Integrated exhaust heat recovery device

An integrated exhaust heat recovery device positioned in an exhaust gas channel includes: a positioning section that comprises a tubular section extending in a downward-flow direction of exhaust gas, and has an exhaust gas purification device positioned therein; a heat exchange section positioned on a downstream side of the positioning section and having a heat exchanger; and an exhaust gas control unit for introducing exhaust gas, which flows from the positioning section, to the heat exchange section. The heat exchanger includes: a plurality of plates positioned so as to overlap in the downward-flow direction; an intake section for causing fluid to flow into heat exchange channels inside the plurality of plates from an intake port that opens laterally; and a discharge section for causing fluid to exit from the heat exchange channels through a discharge port that opens laterally..

Method, system and detecting injector closing time

A control unit, controller and non-transitory machine-readable medium for detecting a closing time of an injector valve are disclosed. The control unit is configured to receive a valve current profile of the injector valve, process the valve current profile using at least a slope discriminator, and determine a stuck status and a closing time (if applicable) of the injector valve based on an output of the slope discriminator..

System for centralized monitoring and control of electric powered hydraulic fracturing fleet

A system and method are disclosed for centralized monitoring and control of a hydraulic fracturing operation. The system includes an electric powered fracturing fleet and a centralized control unit coupled to the electric powered fracturing fleet.

Opening and closing control device

An opening/closing control device that controls movement of an opening/closing body is provided. The opening/closing control device includes a movable portion configured to move in cooperation with the movement of the opening/closing body and an entrapment detection sensor arranged on the movable portion.

Gas spraying apparatus, substrate processing facility including the same, and processing substrate using substrate processing facility

A gas spraying apparatus according to the embodiment of the present invention includes a spray part disposed and aligned on one side outside a substrate in the width direction of the substrate, and having a plurality of nozzles for spraying gas toward the substrate, and a spray control unit for automatically controlling whether or not each of a plurality of nozzles sprays gas such that a gas density distribution type in the width direction of the substrate becomes a targeted gas density distribution type by the gas sprayed through the plurality of nozzles. Therefore, according to the embodiment of the present invention, it is easy to carry out the process with a plurality of types of process types or a plurality of types of gas density distribution types, and a time for adjusting the open or close operation of the plurality of nozzles can be shortened..

Elevator control device

An elevator control device is configured to control a plurality of elevators disposed so as to provide an operation service to a plurality of floors. The elevator control device includes: a plurality of landing buttons, which are disposed at each of the floors, and to which an operating direction of the elevators is input; a car allocation unit configured to allocate one of the plurality of elevators to a landing call as a newly registered landing call each time the landing button is operated; and a drive control unit configured to provide the operation service of the allocated one of the plurality of elevators to the floor at which the landing call is generated..

Media detection

An example printing apparatus in accordance with the present disclosure may comprise a platen (10) on which print media may advance and which may comprise a hole (20) that is open towards a print media advance surface and in fluid communication with a vacuum source (40) and with a pressure sensor (50). In implementations of the apparatus a control unit (60) may detect the presence of print media at the hole (20) if the pressure sensor (50) measures an air pressure below a predetermined threshold..

Carton unloader with self-aligning interface

A self-aligning interface (6300) is attached to a robotic carton unloader (6100) and provides an interface between an extendable conveyor (6200) and the robotic carton unloader (6100). The self-aligning interface (6300) can include a positional measurement device (6320, 6320b, 6320c) mounted on the robotic carton unloader (6100) and operatively engaged with the extendable conveyor (6200) to provide positional information about the location of the extendable nose conveyor (6220) relative to the positional measurement device (6320, 6320b, 6320c).

Intralogistic arrangement

The invention relates to an arrangement for intralogistical handling of items, comprising a storage station for storing a plurality of drive units, each drive unit comprising a drive coupling interface. A first handling station is positioned in distance to the storage station, said first handling station comprising a driven coupling interface for coupling to said drive coupling interface of a drive unit out of the plurality of drive units.

Electric power steering device

A electric power steering device includes: a torque sensor and an automatic steering control unit that controls an electric motor during automatic steering. The automatic steering control unit includes: an angular velocity target value computation unit that computes an angular velocity target value for controlling the electric motor and a vibration compensation unit that computes a twist angle of a torsion bar, and computes a vibration compensation signal for controlling the electric motor.

Automatic parking device

An automatic parking device includes a vehicle control unit configured to control a speed, steering of the vehicle, and a shift range of a transmission of the vehicle in order to park the vehicle, a reception unit configured to receive a driving operation by a driver of the vehicle during the automatic parking by the vehicle control unit, and a determination unit configured to determine whether or not the driving operation received by the reception unit satisfies a predetermined. Override condition.

Learning driver rate of pedal change

Methods, systems, and apparatus for predicting the braking or acceleration of a vehicle. The pedal change prediction system includes a braking sensor for providing braking data or an acceleration sensor pedal for providing acceleration data.

Vehicle dynamics control system in a motor vehicle and electronic vehicle dynamics control unit for a vehicle dynamics control system

A vehicle dynamics control system in a motor vehicle includes an electronic vehicle dynamics control unit which is connected to at least one drive control unit and is configured so as to: determine at least one setpoint slip or a setpoint slip corridor and an actual vehicle speed as a reference speed, and transmit the at least one setpoint slip or the setpoint slip corridor together with the reference speed to the at least one drive control unit. The drive control unit, in accordance with the transmitted values and by way of a function module, determines setpoint rotational speed values at a motor level and carries out a rotational speed control process..

System and detecting stuck valves

A method of conducting a diagnostic procedure for a braking system includes analyzing via an electronic control unit whether only a first input device is engaged or only a second input device is engaged, conducting a first diagnostic test if only the first input device is engaged, and conducting a second diagnostic test if only the second input device is engaged.. .

Brake control device, traveling vehicle, brake driving method, and program

A brake control device of a non-excitation actuation type mounted on a traveling vehicle to release an electromagnetic brake upon energization of an electromagnet includes a current quantity control unit which controls a current quantity to be supplied to the electromagnet. The current quantity control unit performs control by an attraction voltage to be applied when the electromagnetic brake is released, a retention voltage to be applied to maintain a release state, and a re-attraction voltage to be applied to readjust a retention state..

Occupant protection device, controlling occupant protection device, and program

An occupant protection device includes a drive unit which adjusts a degree of tension of a seat belt and a control unit which controls the drive unit to tension the seat belt to remove looseness of the seat belt when a vehicle has been switched from an automated driving to a manual driving.. .

Seat occupancy sensor

A seat occupancy sensor includes: a first sensor group having a plurality of first sensor cells that are arrayed in a front-rear direction of a seat and become conductive as a load is applied thereto; a second sensor group having a plurality of second sensor cells that are arrayed in the front-rear direction, farther on a front side of the seat and closer to an end of the seat in a width direction than the first sensor group, and that become conductive as a load is applied thereto; and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit determines that someone is sitting on the seat when both of at least one of the first sensor cells and at least one of the second sensor cells become conductive..

Mechanism for locking and fault detection in the electrical vehicle supply equipment cord reel

An electric vehicle charging assembly includes a cord reel, a cord reel locking mechanism, and a master control unit for selectively unlocking the cord reel in response to an authorization signal. The electric vehicle charging assembly monitors the rotational position of the cord reel to prevent unauthorized use, and to record or relay information related to the improper use or malfunction of the electric vehicle charging assembly..

Driving device

A driving device includes a motor; a power storage device; a first boost converter configured to exchange power by voltage conversion between a power storage device side and a motor side; a second boost converter connected to the first boost converter in parallel and configured to exchange power by voltage conversion between the power storage device side and the motor side; and an electronic control unit configured to control the first boost converter and the second boost converter. The electronic control unit controls the first boost converter and the second boost converter such that the loss of each of the first boost converter and the second boost converter is not minimized during an excessive power input in which power to be input to the power storage device from the motor side is greater than an input limit of the power storage device..

Printing apparatus, liquid absorbing apparatus, and method

A printing apparatus includes a transfer drum including a transfer section and a non-transfer section which are moved cyclically, a print unit forming an ink image by discharging ink to the transfer section, a transfer unit transferring the ink image to a print medium, liquid absorbing member absorbing a liquid component from the ink image on the transfer section, a driving unit moving the liquid absorbing member, and a control unit. When a position at which the liquid absorbing member absorbs the liquid component from the ink image on the transfer section is defined as a liquid absorbing position, the control unit controls the driving unit such that a predetermined portion in which liquid absorbing performance of the liquid absorbing member degrades passes through the liquid absorbing position while the non-transfer section passes through the liquid absorbing position..

Ink jet method and ink jet apparatus

An ink jet method includes a dissolved gas amount control step of controlling a dissolved gas amount of a radiation curable ink jet composition by a dissolved gas amount control unit at least a part of a flow path connecting a container receiving the ink jet composition and an outlet of an ink jet head to which the ink jet composition is supplied from the container; and an ejection step of ejecting the ink jet composition from the outlet of the ink jet head. The ink jet composition contains a polymerizable compound and a polymerization initiator, the dissolved gas amount control unit includes a member formed from an adhesive, and an absolute value (.
(σ1)−(σ2)

Inkjet recording apparatus and ink discharge method

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a recording unit, a first ink storage unit, a second ink storage unit, a discharge unit, a first detection unit configured to detect that an amount of the ink stored in the first ink storage unit is below a first predetermined amount, and a second detection unit configured to detect that an amount of the ink stored in the second ink storage unit is below a second predetermined amount. The inkjet recording apparatus further includes a control unit configured to control the discharge operation after the detection by the first detection unit and the detection by the second detection unit based on a detection timing of the first detection unit and a detection timing of the second detection unit..

Printing system having individually movable sub-detector elements for print head protection

A printing system includes a print module with printheads covering a printing width in x-direction, and a substrate holder for supporting a substrate. The substrate and print module are movable relative to each other in y-direction.

Robot system, measurement data processing device and measurement data processing picking out workpiece using measurement data corrected by means of machine learning

A robot system includes a robot including a hand for holding a workpiece; a sensor for measuring a work area in which the workpiece exists to obtain a three-dimensional shape in the work area as measurement data; a measurement data processing device including a model data storage unit, a measurement data correction unit, a position and orientation calculation unit; and a robot control unit for control the robot based on an output from the position and orientation calculation unit, wherein the measurement data correction unit in a learning stage, creates teacher data by arranging the model data in the position and the orientation calculated by the position and orientation calculation unit and adjusts a parameter for correcting the measurement data based on the measurement data and the teacher data, and in a picking stage, outputs corrected measurement data obtained by correcting the measurement data using the adjusted parameter.. .

Droplet ejecting apparatus, droplet ejecting method, and computer storage medium

Disclosed is droplet ejecting apparatus that ejects droplets of a functional liquid onto a workpiece to draw a pattern. The droplet ejecting apparatus includes: a workpiece table; a droplet ejecting head configured to eject the droplets onto the workpiece placed on the workpiece table; a movement mechanism configured to relatively move the workpiece table and the droplet ejecting head in a main scanning direction and a sub-scanning direction; and a control unit configured to: detect a position of the workpiece or a position of the workpiece table while relatively moving the workpiece table and the droplet ejecting head along a plurality of scanning lines extending in the main scanning direction and set side by side in the sub-scanning direction; and create, based on a detection result, a correction table that indicates a correlation between a position of the movement mechanism and a positional correction amount of the workpiece table..

Droplet ejecting apparatus, droplet ejecting method, and computer storage medium

A droplet ejecting apparatus includes a workpiece table configured to place a workpiece thereon, a droplet ejecting head configured to eject droplets onto the workpiece placed on the workpiece table, a y-axis linear motor configured to move the workpiece table in a main scanning direction (y-axis direction), a position detector configured to detect a position of a carriage mark, and a control unit configured to calculate the positional deviation amount in the main scanning direction between a detection position detected by the position detector and a reference position of the carriage mark and correct a droplet ejecting timing of the droplet ejecting head based on the positional deviation amount.. .

Temperature processing device, nucleic acid amplification reaction device, and temperature processing method

Provided is a temperature control technique capable of avoiding occurrence of overshoot and/or undershoot. A temperature processing device includes: a pid control unit; an addition unit for adding a fixed value set between an output value corresponding to a change starting temperature and an output value corresponding to a target temperature to an output value output from the pid control unit; and a temperature control unit for controlling a temperature change from the change starting temperature to the target temperature using the result of adding the output value and the fixed value..

Game system, controlling game system, and nonvolatile recording medium readable by computer device

A control unit includes: a virtual space generating unit configured to generate the virtual space and display the virtual space on a display unit; a character control unit configured to control an action of the player character based on the operation of a operating unit by the user; a sound detecting unit configured to detect a sound generated place in a predetermined region determined based on a position of the player character in the virtual space; a map display unit configured to display a simplified map in the game screen image, the simplified map simply displaying the predetermined region of the virtual space; and a sound generated place display unit configured to display the sound generated place in the predetermined region at a corresponding position on the simplified map.. .

Motorized irrigation system

A portable irrigation system includes a reservoir for an irrigation liquid, a probe for arrangement in a user, an electrical system that directly or indirectly pumps the irrigation liquid from the reservoir to the probe, a control unit coupled to the electrical pump to control the electrical pump and to transfer the irrigation liquid, and tubing to provide fluid communication between the reservoir, the control unit and the probe. The control unit also includes at least one manually operable control element to control the electrical pump..

System and method to efficiently clean a blood filter

A renal therapy apparatus includes a blood filter, a blood pump, a treatment fluid pump, and a control unit configured to control at least one of the blood pump or the treatment fluid pump during a filter cleaning sequence. In a first phase of the filter cleaning sequence, a first fluid including a blood-compatible and physiologically safe fluid is transferred back and forth across the insides and/or outsides of the blood filter.

Methods and systems for upgrading ventricle assist devices

Methods, systems, and devices for an updatable blood pump are disclosed herein. The blood pump can be part of a mechanical circulatory support system that can include a system controller and the blood pump.

Autonomous smart car capable of first aid and operating thereof

An autonomous smart car includes a bio-signal sensing unit sensing a bio-condition of a person in the autonomous smart car; a communication unit supporting wireless communication between the autonomous smart car and an external of the autonomous smart car; a memory unit storing basic data of the person in the autonomous smart car, general bio-signal data, bio-signal data sensed by the bio-signal sensing unit, and hospital information data; an autonomous driving unit autonomously driving the autonomous smart car to a destination; an emergency handling unit enabling the autonomous smart car to inform that an emergency patient is in the autonomous smart car to outside when the bio-condition of the person in the autonomous smart car indicates an emergency; and a control unit analyzing a current condition of the person by comparing a bio-signal sensed by the bio-signal sensing unit with the data stored in the memory unit.. .

Laser device for material processing

In certain embodiments, a laser device for laser processing of an eye comprises a source of a pulsed laser beam, a detector system that photodetects partial beams generated from the laser beam, and a control unit that evaluates the detection signals. A first detection element of the detector system provides a first detection signal based on single-photon absorption.

Medical image capturing control device, method, and program

A first determination unit performs first determination as to whether or not to store ultrasound images acquired in time series. In a case where the first determination is positive, a storage control unit stores ultrasound images, which are determined to be stored by the first determination unit, in a storage.

Medical image capturing control device, method, and program

An imaging conditions acquisition unit acquires imaging conditions relevant to the positioning of an irradiation device and a radiation detector for acquiring a medical image. An imaging control unit controls the irradiation device and the like so as to acquire a pre-shot image or the medical image of the subject.

Steam pop detection

Medical apparatus includes an elongate probe for insertion into a body of a patient. The probe includes an ablation element and an acoustic transducer disposed at a distal end of the probe.

Method and estimating neural recruitment

An implantable device for estimating neural recruitment arising from a stimulus, has a plurality of electrodes. A stimulus source provides stimuli to be delivered from the electrodes to neural tissue.

Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring system

An intraoperative neuromonitoring system for evaluating nerve function via a plurality of neural monitoring modalities includes an invasive medical instrument, a plurality of stimulating electrodes, a plurality of peripheral sensors, a patient module, and a control unit in communication with the patient module. The control unit is configured to maintain a range of acceptable values for each of a plurality of different neural monitoring modalities, determine, for each of the plurality of different neural monitoring modalities, whether the respective modality is within the range of acceptable values for that respective modality based on the indication of neuromuscular activity from one or more of the plurality of peripheral sensors, and provide an indication on a common screen displayed via the display, whether each respective neural monitoring modality is inside or outside of the range of acceptable values for that modality..

Access system for a motor vehicle

A wrist computer to be worn on an arm of a user, comprising a detection device configured to detect at least one vital parameter of the user, and a radio module configured to, when activated, establish and maintain a wireless data connection to a radio module of another object, wherein the wrist computer comprises a control unit configured to activate the radio module of the wrist computer when the at least one vital parameter of the user is detected by the detection device, and to deactivate the radio module of the wrist computer when the at least one vital parameter of the user is no longer detected by the detection device.. .

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes a scan control unit configured to control a scan with measurement light for generating a three-dimensional motion contrast image of the fundus, and a display control unit configured to display information indicating a progress of the scan on a display unit.. .

Central vacuum cleaner with modular electronic control unit

A central vacuum cleaner having an outer shell, a suction chamber located inside the outer shell, a suction chamber inlet comprising a fluid passage through the outer shell into the suction chamber, a suction motor inside the outer shell and having a suction motor inlet in fluid communication with the suction chamber and configured to generate a flow of air from the suction chamber inlet to the suction chamber and into the suction motor inlet, an electronic control unit receiver, and an electronic control unit configured to selectively operatively connect to the electronic control unit receiver, and when so connected, control operation of the suction motor, the electronic control unit being selectively removable from the electronic control unit receiver and the suction motor without disassembling the outer shell.. .

Method for semi-automatic food cooking

A semi-automatic food cooking apparatus comprising: a control unit; a communication unit; and a cooking compartment comprising: a cooking cartridge loading tray; a movable press; a movable cooking base; and a cooking cartridge lid guide.. .

Automatic shoe-lacing machine and processing a shoe upper

An automatic shoe-lacing machine for securing a shoelace onto a shoe upper includes a jig unit, a robotic arm unit and a control unit. The jig unit permits the shoe upper to be disposed thereon.

Control system for a livestock feed mixer

A control system for mixing materials having a container to receive the materials, agitators, a driveline to drive the agitators at an output speed with an output torque, an power source to provide an input speed with an input torque, a continuously variable transmission that connects the driveline and the power source, and an electronic control unit configured to adjust a speed ratio of the continuously variable transmission to provide a linear relationship between the input torque and the output torque with a slope, when the input torque is below a control input threshold, and to follow a corrected linear relationship between the input torque and the output torque with a corrected slope smaller than the slope when the input torque is above the control input threshold.. .

Motorized feeding vehicle and a operating an animal farming system

An animal feeding vehicle includes a movement control system, a gps receiver for generating a first set of parameters including location information, a proximity sensor for generating a second set of parameters including spatial information, a position sensor for generating a third set of parameters including motion information, a feeding system including a feeding control system for feeding animals based on a fourth set of parameters. A control unit receives the first, second, third, and fourth sets of parameters, and defines a first mode in which the user controls the movement control system and the feeding control system, and in which the control unit records data representing the first, second, third, and fourth sets of parameters; and a second mode in which the control unit controls the movement control system and the feeding system by comparing recorded data with the first, second, third, and fourth sets of parameters..

Air-conditioning apparatus and air-conditioning system

Provided is a first unit including a first unit including a compressor and a first heat exchanger; a plurality of second units each including a second heat exchanger and each being connected to the first unit via a plurality of branched pipes; a plurality of valves configured to open to permit refrigerant flows and close to not permit the refrigerant flows; a storage unit configured to store connection information indicating a relationship of connection between the plurality of second units and the plurality of pipes; a closed path pipe that is any of the plurality of branched pipes to which no second unit is connected, and a control unit configured to detect whether the closed path pipe is included in the connection information.. .
Klemm+sohn Gmbh & Co. Kg

User equipment, wireless base station, wireless communication method, and wireless communication system

Disclosed is to properly perform communications even in an environment enabled to use different tti lengths in combination. User equipment in one aspect of the present invention includes: a control unit that specifies a configuration of a plurality of transmission time intervals (tti: transmission time interval) contained in one subframe of an existing system; and a reception unit that receives downlink control information at a radio resource receiving allocation of pdcch (physical downlink control channel) of the existing system or at a first tti of the plural ttis, and receives data at, at least, one of the plural ttis on the basis of the downlink control information..
Ntt Docomo, Inc.

Electronic apparatus and selectively applying security in mobile device

A mobile device includes a display unit to display a screen to set the mobile device in a security mode and a condition as a safe zone in the security mode, a user interface to receive a user input to activate the mobile device, and a control unit to selectively apply the security mode in response to the user input when a current condition is identical to the set condition, and a method thereof.. .

Apparatus, program, and method

[solution] provided is an apparatus including: a generation unit configured to generate information related to data wirelessly transmitted or received without being routed via a base station; and a control unit configured to control transmission of the information to a node which is not involved in the transmission or reception of the data.. .

Projector and control projector

A projector includes a projection unit that projects a projection image and a control unit that performs calibration. The control unit detects a position of a first detection point in a first symbol, from a first captured image obtained by capturing a first projection image when the projection unit projects the first projection image including the first symbol onto a projection surface, detects a position of a second detection point in a second symbol, based on the position of the first detection point, from a second captured image obtained by capturing a second projection image when the projection unit projects the second projection image including the second symbol onto the projection surface, and performs the calibration based on the position of the second detection point.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Inspection device, image processing device, correction value calculating method, image processing method and computer readable recording medium

An inspection device includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire dark-time image data generated in a state where the imaging element is shielded from light; a first generation unit configured to generate average added image data by adding up the dark-time image data and dividing the added-up result by number of frames; a second generation unit configured to generate difference image data in which the average added image data is subtracted from the image data; a first calculation unit configured to calculate, as a lateral streak noise index, a statistical value of the difference image data; a second calculation unit configured to calculate the lateral streak noise indices; a third calculation unit configured to calculate, as the correction value, the correlation degree having a minimum value among the lateral streak noise indices; and a recording control unit configured to record the correction value in a recording unit.. .
Olympus Corporation

Image blur correction apparatus, control method, imaging apparatus, and lens apparatus

An imaging system includes an angular velocity sensor configured to detect shake, and controls driving of a shift lens group on the basis of a shake detection signal and corrects image blur. A motion vector detection unit detects a motion vector from a plurality of captured images.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program

There is provided an information processing apparatus including an action recognition unit configured to recognize an action state of a user based on a measurement result obtained by a sensor carried by the user, an image processing unit configured to perform a process regarding an amount of information on an image photographed by a photographing unit based on an action state of the user recognized by the action recognition unit during photographing by the photographing unit carried by the user, and a transmission control unit configured to cause the image processed by the image processing unit to be transmitted to an image processing device used to perform image recognition.. .
Sony Corporation

Imaging apparatus, image processing device, imaging method, and computer-readable recording medium

An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging unit configured to continuously capture images to sequentially generate image data; a combining unit configured to combine a plurality of sets of the image data generated by the imaging unit to generate composite image data; a display unit configured to display a composite image corresponding to the composite image data generated by the combining unit; an operating unit configured to receive an operation for the image data to be left in the composite image selected from among a plurality of sets of the image data combined into the composite image displayed by the display unit; and a control unit configured to cause the combining unit to combine at least two sets of the image data selected in accordance with the operation of the operating unit to generate a new set of the composite image data.. .
Olympus Corporation

Imaging apparatus and control method therefor, and external device

An imaging apparatus includes a shake detection unit in the main body and detects an amount of the shaking. A system control unit acquires frequency information by communication from an external device mounted on the main body.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Printing control apparatus, controlling printing control apparatus, and storage medium

A printing control apparatus includes a conveying unit that conveys a document to a reading unit, a detection unit that detects a size of the document before it begins to be conveyed, a detection unit that detects the size of the document after the document begins to be conveyed, and a control unit that performs a copy job using the reading unit and printing unit based on the size of the document detected before it is conveyed in a case where the printing unit starts to print the image data before the reading unit finishes generating image data for one page and performs a copy job based on the size of the document detected after it begins to be conveyed in a case where the printing unit starts to print the image data after the reading unit finishes generating image data for at least one page.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Key sharing device, key sharing system, key sharing method, and computer program product

According to one embodiment, a key sharing device includes one or more processors function as a plurality of individual processing units. Each of the individual processing units performs any one of a plurality of individual processing operations included in processing that generates a cryptographic key by quantum key distribution.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Watch-type mobile terminal and control method therefor

The present invention relates to a watch-type mobile terminal for outputting a notification object when an event occurs, and a control method therefor. According to the present invention, the watch-type mobile terminal comprises: a display unit for outputting a plurality of notification objects respectively corresponding to a plurality of events, on the basis of the occurrence of the plurality of events; and a control unit for sequentially ending the output of the plurality of notification objects on the basis of the priorities preset for the plurality of events..
Lg Electronics Inc.

End-to-end vehicle secure ecu unlock in a semi-offline environment

Method and apparatus are disclosed for end-to-end vehicle secure ecu unlock in a semi-offline environment. An example vehicle electronic control unit includes a first processor and a second processor.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Circuit for controlling gate current of a semiconductor switching device

The present disclosure discloses a circuit and a method for controlling gate current of a semiconductor switching device. The circuit comprises a current controlled variable inductor connected to a gate terminal of the semiconductor switching device and a feedback control circuit.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Driving device

A driving device includes a motor, an inverter configured to drive the motor by switching a plurality of switching elements, and an electronic control unit configured to set voltage commands of phases according to temporary voltage commands of the phases based on a torque command of the motor and perform switching control of the switching elements by generating pwm signals for the switching elements by using the voltage commands of the phases and a carrier voltage. The electronic control unit is configured to switch a method of setting the voltage commands between a first method and a second method for each irregular time interval.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Starting power generation apparatus and starting power generation method

Provided are: a starter generator including a field portion having a permanent magnet, and an armature unit including a first multi-phase winding and a second multi-phase winding which are arranged in parallel; a first power conversion unit including a first positive-side dc terminal connected to a battery and a plurality of first ac terminals connected to the first multi-phase winding, the first power conversion unit being configured to convert a power bidirectionally between dc and ac; a second power conversion unit including a plurality of second ac terminals connected to the second multi-phase winding, the second power conversion unit being configured to control a current to be input and output via the second ac terminals; and a control unit configured to detect a positional relationship between the field portion and the armature unit based on an output voltage of the second multi-phase winding, and control the first power conversion unit and the second power conversion unit in accordance with the detected positional relationship.. .
Shindengen Electric Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Charging system, charging method, and power adapter

The present disclosure discloses a charging system, a charging method and a power adapter. The system includes a power adapter and a terminal.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Switching power supply device

A switching power supply device generates a dc output voltage based on a dc input voltage, and includes n converter units and a control unit. The control unit executes first driving control that drives k1 (where 0≤k1<n) out of the n converter units when the dc output voltage has risen to an upper limit value of the reference voltage range and second driving control that drives k2 (where k1<k2≤n) out of the n converter units when the dc output voltage has fallen to a lower limit value of the reference voltage range.
Tdk Corporation

Power supply apparatus capable of communication, control the same, and storage medium

A power supply apparatus comprises: a power supply unit configured to perform wireless power supply to an electronic device; a communication unit configured to communicate with the electronic device using power for the wireless power supply; one or more processors; and a memory storing instructions which, when the instructions are executed, cause the power supply apparatus to function as: an acquisition unit configured to acquire information for performing communication using the power; and a control unit configured to control communication with the electronic device based on the information, wherein in a case where the electronic device can perform communication using the power, the control unit controls the communication unit such that a modulation degree indicating a degree to which an amplitude changes in amplitude modulation for the communication is smaller the higher the power transmitted is.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Power feeding system, power receiving device, and power feeding method

A power feeding system includes a power feeding device and a power receiving device. The power receiving device includes: a resonant circuit including a receiving coil, a resonant capacitor configured to resonate with the receiving coil, and a resonance control transistor configured to control a resonant state by changing an electrical connection state of the resonant capacitor; a rectifying diode configured to rectify received power by the receiving coil; and a resonance control unit configured to set the resonance control transistor to a non-conductive state based on the received power and power consumption of the load during a period including a subsequent conducting period during which a current flows to the rectifying diode, and which is estimated in a resonant state of the resonant circuit..
Ablic Inc.

Charge control device

Even when power source is not input from outside, a device is activated. In step s4, after receiving information indicating start of charging from an upper control unit, a charge control unit transmits a signal to turn on a switch to a switch control circuit.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Applying alternate modes of usb type-c for fast charging systems

A system for charging a battery of an electronic device is presented. The system uses a power adaptor, with usb interfaces in the electronic device and in the power adaptor.
Dialog Semiconductor (uk) Limited

Light-emitting element drive device

Provided is a light-emitting element drive device including a transistor control unit arranged to drive and control a transistor connected to a light-emitting element, an output ground fault detection unit arranged to output an output ground fault detection signal corresponding to the voltage level at a connection node between the light-emitting element and the transistor, a stop control unit arranged to stop driving the transistor when the output ground fault detection signal indicates an output ground fault, and a mask signal generation unit arranged to generate a mask signal that masks the output ground fault detection signal on device startup.. .
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Information processing device, information processing method, and program

There is provided an information processing device, an information processing method performed by a processor, and a program causing a computer to realize a function of a control, thus enabling a sound collecting characteristic to be improved more reliably. The information processing device includes: a control unit configured to perform control related to a mode of a sound collecting unit related to a sound collecting characteristic and output to elicit a generation direction of a sound to be collected by the sound collecting unit on a basis of a positional relation between the sound collecting unit and a generation source of the sound to be collected..
Sony Corporation

Flight vehicle control device, flight permitted airspace setting system, flight vehicle control method and program

A flight vehicle control device includes: an identification information storage unit in which identification information for identifying a flight vehicle or a user of the flight vehicle is stored; a wireless communication unit that receives, through a wireless base station, airspace information about an airspace in which the flight vehicle flies, based on the stored identification information; an own vehicle position measuring unit that measures a position of the flight vehicle; and a flight state control unit that controls a flight vehicle based on the received airspace information and the measured position of the flight vehicle.. .
Kddi Corporation

Gaming machine, control machine, and program for gaming machine utilizing virtual three-dimensional space

A gaming machine that provides an operation unit, a display unit that displays a plurality of symbols in a determination area, changes and stops a plurality of symbols displayed on the display unit according to an operation of a player received from an operation unit, and a control unit that pays a payout according to the symbol stopped inside of the determination area, a control unit displays an object that shows a symbol inside of a virtual three-dimensional space that extends a column of the determination area in a depth direction on the display unit, aligns a plurality of objects in a depth direction in a non-determination area and the determination area, and changes a plurality of symbols by moving the plurality of objects along in a depth direction.. .
Konami Gaming, Inc.

Vehicle and control vehicle

A vehicle may include: a cluster module to display a mileage; a plurality of electronic control units to store the mileage; and a controller to select at least one electronic control unit that stores the mileage, among the plurality of electronic control unit. It is difficult to know which electronic control unit stores mileage-related data, thereby inhibiting or preventing a mileage manipulation behavior performed while replacing a cluster and an electronic control unit..
Kia Motors Corporation

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

A report concerning the contents obtained by interpretation based on a medical image can be efficiently created without any constraints of expression. An information processing apparatus according to this invention includes an image analysis unit which acquires information concerning a region name or disease name based on an analysis result on the input medical image, an input unit which inputs the result obtained by interpreting the medical image as character information, a conversion candidate prediction unit which outputs conversion candidates concerning the input character information, and a display control unit which displays the input character information upon converting the character information into character information selected from the conversion candidates.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing system, information processing method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing program

An information processing system includes a storage unit, a communication unit and a control unit. The storage unit stores restaurant information containing menu item information about a plurality of menu items that each of a plurality of restaurants is able to provide.
Gurunavi, Inc.

Terminal apparatus and control terminal apparatus

A terminal apparatus and a control method are provided. The terminal apparatus includes a sensing unit for sensing a predetermined input signal; a display unit for displaying a content and receiving an input of a touch gesture; and a control unit for activating a general payment mode when the predetermined input signal is not sensed and an input of a payment application execution command is received, and activating a secret payment mode when the predetermined input signal is sensed..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Arithmetic processing apparatus and control method therefor

To allow arithmetic processing using a plurality of processing nodes to be executed with a smaller memory size, an arithmetic processing apparatus for executing processing using a hierarchical type network formed by the plurality of processing nodes, comprises: a storage unit configured to store a parameter used by each of the plurality of processing nodes for arithmetic processing and a calculation result of the arithmetic processing in each of the plurality of processing nodes; and a buffer control unit configured to switch, based on a configuration of the hierarchical type network, a buffer system of the parameter and the calculation result in the storage unit in at least one layer of the hierarchical type network.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Sign recognition and display device

The sign recognition and display device includes an camera taking an image of an area in front of the subject vehicle; a sign recognition unit recognizing a road sign included in the image taken by the camera, a display control unit displaying, if a road sign indicating a speed limit is recognized by the sign recognition unit, the speed limit through a display unit; and an intention determination unit determining whether a driver intends to change a vehicle speed to bring the vehicle speed of a subject vehicle toward the speed limit displayed by the display device, wherein the display control unit finishes display of the speed limit if the intention determination unit determines that the driver does not intend to change the vehicle speed.. .
Mazda Motor Corporation

System for receiving and analyzing traffic video

A system for receiving and analyzing a traffic video is made of a plurality of supervisory equipment, and the supervisory equipment respectively includes a control unit, a camera unit, a storage unit and an analysis unit. The camera unit is electrically connected to the control unit to capture images.
Amko Solara Lighting Co., Ltd.

Data access control apparatus

A data access control apparatus of an embodiment includes an update region management apparatus including an update region management unit configured to record, in response to a writing request for data from an input apparatus, management information of a first address region in which the data is stored, a reading request management unit configured to record a second address specified in a reading request from a storage apparatus and a control unit configured to receive the writing request and the reading request, and control processing of the reading request and updating of the update region management unit and the reading request management unit.. .
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Data storage device and operating data storage device

A data storage device in a two-layer control structure is provided. A control unit of the data storage device has a command processor and a first non-volatile memory (nvm) controller.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Portable device and providing user interface mode thereof

A portable device and a method for providing a user interface (ui) mode are provided. The portable device includes a display unit, a sensor unit for sensing a user's motion, and a control unit for controlling, if the user's motion is sensed by the sensor unit, the display unit to release a standby mode of the portable device and to output a ui mode screen corresponding to a type of the motion..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

User interface mobile terminal having touchscreen

A user interface method and apparatus for a mobile terminal having a touchscreen are provided. The apparatus and method improve interactivity using a toolbar menu mode screen which allows a user to execute functions and commands with drag and drop behaviors on the touchscreen to graphical objects such as toolbar, icons, and other active objects.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Display unit for vehicle and display control unit

A display unit for a vehicle includes: a display; a touch panel; a substrate mounting a main cpu that generates image data, a sub cpu that controls electric power supply, a display controller, and multiple external connectors for one external device; a plate that supports the substrate; and a housing that accommodates the display, the plate, and the substrate. The plate is arranged to face the display.
Denso Corporation

Control apparatus and control method

This hems (200) is provided with a control unit (230) that, if an operation directive does not go through a server (600) provided externally to a customer's home (10), identifies said operation directive as having come from within the customer's home, and if the operation directive does go through the server (600) provided externally to the customer's home (10), identifies the operation directive as having come from outside the customer's home.. .
Kyocera Corporation

Fluid control unit and program storage media for fluid control unit

In order to restrain generation of a peak in the measured flow rate, a fluid control unit measures a flow rate of a fluid in a channel and outputs a signal indicating a valve operation amount of a fluid control valve obtained based on a deviation between a preset flow rate and a measured flow rate and a control coefficient, and the control coefficient for a stable state and the control coefficient for a transitional state are so set to moderate fluctuation of the valve operation amount to the deviation more in the transitional state than in the stable state. At or shortly after a timing when the stable state is switched to the transitional state, a signal is output that indicates an operation amount for a switching time calculated based on each of the operation amounts output at a plurality of timings in the stable state..
Horiba Stec, Co., Ltd.

Flight control device and flight control unmanned aerial vehicle

When an unmanned aerial vehicle flies in accordance with a planned route that is set in advance on the basis of a position of a gps receiver measured by a measurement unit and the measurement accuracy detected by a measurement accuracy detection unit has decreased to be less than a predetermined value, a flight control unit performs control so that the unmanned aerial vehicle flies along a route different from the planned route. Moreover, when flying along the planned route lowers the measurement accuracy, the unmanned aerial vehicle is caused to fly along the route different from the planned route.
Alpine Electronics, Inc.

All weather autonomously driven vehicles

Autonomously driven vehicles operate in rain, snow and other adverse weather conditions. An on-board vehicle sensor has a beam with a diameter that is only intermittently blocked by rain, snow, dustor other obscurant particles.
Cybernet Systems Corporation

Arm-worn display device, display method, and computer-readable recording medium

Provided is an arm-worn display device that is configured such that information displayed on the display can be easily visually recognized no matter whether the arm-worn display device is worn on the right or left arm. The arm-worn display device 1 includes a band unit 11 configured to be worn on an arm, a display unit 12 configured to display character information in such a manner that an upward/downward direction of the character information coincides with a width direction of the band unit 11 and the character information is aligned in a longitudinal direction of the band unit 11, an attachment detection unit 13 configured to detect attachment of the band unit 11 to an arm, a direction detection unit 14 configured to detect at least one of an upward direction and a downward direction of the display unit 12 when the attachment detection unit 13 has detected the attachment of the band unit 11 to an arm, and a display control unit 15 configured to set a display orientation of the display unit 12 on the basis of a detection result of the direction detection unit 13..
Nec Corporation

Image forming apparatus

The image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, a charge member, a transfer unit, an application unit, a cleaning member, a detection unit that detects an index value, and a control unit that, in a case where one or a plurality of consecutive toner images for which the index value is equal to or greater than a first threshold value is formed, performs control which increases an absolute value of the transfer voltage for a toner image to be formed next, and in a case where one or a plurality of consecutive toner images for which the index value is less than a second threshold value equal to or greater than the first threshold value is formed, performs control which decreases an absolute value of the transfer voltage for a toner image to be formed next.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus

According to an embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a developing device including a toner receiving portion configured to contain toner and a movable part moveable at a first speed and a second speed, the moveable part at least partially disposed within the toner receiving portion, a temperature sensor disposed adjacent to the developing device, and a control unit operatively coupled to the temperature sensor and the developing device, wherein the control unit controls the movable part to move at a first speed when the temperature sensor detects a temperature less than a first temperature and controls the movable part to move at a second speed lower than the first speed when the detected temperature is less than a second temperature that is greater than the first temperature.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Interchangeable lens, imaging apparatus, and camera system

Provided is a technology enabling an imaging apparatus and an interchangeable lens to appropriately perform initialization processes. An interchangeable lens includes a lens control unit configured to transmit lens-side initialization execution element information indicating a plurality of lens-side elements on which the lens control unit itself performs initialization to an imaging apparatus in response to reception of body-side initialization execution element information indicating body-side elements on which the imaging apparatus performs initialization from the imaging apparatus.
Sony Corporation

Imaging apparatus and blade-driving device

An imaging apparatus is provided, including a blade-driving device and a driving control unit which drives the front curtain actuator and the rear curtain actuator. The front curtain and the rear curtain are positioned at the open position at a time of start and termination of imaging, in which the front curtain moves from the closing position to the open position, and the rear curtain moves from the open position to the closing position, thereby performing an exposure operation.
Seiko Precision Inc.

Dc/dc test system and method

The embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a dc/dc test system and a method. In the solution, based on a test system composed of a test host, a main control unit, a dc/dc unit, a programmable power supply, an input monitoring unit, an output monitoring unit and a load unit, the efficiency test of the dc/dc unit can be automatically realized, the test of linear adjustment rate and load regulation rate can be realized, and the test efficiency can be improved..
Chengdu Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

X-ray inspection apparatus

An x-ray inspection apparatus includes an x-ray source, an x-ray detector, and a stage. A dose rate calculation unit of a control section calculates a dose rate at any position in an inspection space, a stage face information storage unit 32 stores stage face information, an irradiation history monitoring unit monitors a movement locus, a stage face cumulative irradiation dose calculation unit calculates cumulative irradiation dose distribution data, a stage face imaging range calculation unit calculates a stage face imaging range of the x-ray detector, and a dose distribution image display control unit extracts the cumulative irradiation dose distribution data in an imaging range and displays an image thereof..
Shimadzu Corporation

Device for emitting electromagnetic radiation, in particular uv radiation

A device for emitting electromagnetic radiation, in particular uv radiation, including at least one radiating unit that only emits radiation at visible wavelengths. The device further includes a unit for detecting a functional error of the radiating unit.

Colorimeter

Colorimeter includes an illumination light reception unit, an attached part, a detection unit, a recognition unit, a color measurement control unit, and an output unit. To the attached part, a mask member is attached to cover the illumination light reception unit.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Shooting system using laser beam

Provided is a shooting training system using a laser beam comprising: a beam projector that projects training images for various types of shooting onto a shooting screen; a shooting device that applies a laser beam to an aiming point on the shooting screen when a user aims at the aiming point and pulls a trigger; a camera module that photographs the laser beam applied to the shooting screen; a computer device that determines whether the laser beam has hit the target area of the shooting training image projected onto the shooting screen by comparing the target area and the point where the laser beam has been detected, and outputs an image and a sound according to the determination result; and a control unit that detects whether the shooting device has been fired and when the shooting device was fired.. .
Venport Inc.

Water heating system

A water heating system includes a plurality of water heaters of which exhaust paths are connected in common to an exhaust path assembly, a control device configured for centralized control of the plurality of water heaters, and a non-volatile storage unit. The plurality of water heaters include control units configured to control hot water supply operations based on communication with the control device, respectively.
Noritz Corporation

Cooling control device

A cooling control device includes a first heat exchanger to which a coolant of an internal combustion engine is supplied, a radiator to which the coolant of is supplied, a coolant pump supplying the coolant, a flow amount control valve controlling a flow amount of the coolant, and a control unit controlling the flow amount control valve. The control unit acquires a first amount of heat which is accumulated in the coolant, a second amount of heat which is accumulated in the coolant by a heat exchange with the first heat exchanger, and a third amount of heat for changing a temperature level of the coolant to a targeted temperature level.
Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Method for determining the state of loading of a particle filter and internal combustion engine

A method for determining the state of loading of a particle filter in an exhaust system of a turbocharged internal combustion engine is provided. To determine the state of loading, a position of a control mechanism of the turbine of the exhaust turbocharger is detected and compared with the position during operation of the internal combustion engine with the same operating parameters with the particle filter unladen.
Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

Diesel engine bypass (off-line) filtration system with automatic flow control

The present invention relates to an oil filtration system for off-line filtering of contaminated oil from diesel machinery (1), the oil filtration system comprising a system inlet (4) for receiving an inlet flow of contaminated oil from the diesel machinery (1), a system outlet (5) for releasing an outlet flow of filtered oil to the diesel machinery (1), an oil filtration unit which is in fluid communication with the system inlet (4) and the system outlet (5), the oil filtration unit comprising an oil filter (6) which is adapted to receive the contaminated oil and to release the filtered oil, a pumping unit (7) which is arranged upstream of the oil filtration unit, the pumping unit (7) being adapted to provide a flow of contaminated oil in a direction from the system inlet (4) to the oil filtration unit, a temperature sensor (13) for measuring an oil temperature, the temperature sensor (13) comprising a signal transmitter adapted to transmit a first electrical signal reflecting the measured oil temperature, and a control unit (14) adapted to receive the first electrical signal, to compare the measured oil temperature with at least one reference temperature, and to adjust the pumping flow rate of the pumping unit (7) according to the comparison of the measured oil temperature and the at least one reference temperature, where the temperature sensor (13) is positioned upstream from the oil filter (6) in order to measure the oil temperature of the contaminated oil immediately before it is received by the oil filter (6). The invention further relates to a method for off-line filtering of contaminated oil from diesel machinery (1)..
C.c. Jensen A/s

Clothes dryer

Disclosed is a clothes dryer. The clothes dryer includes a drum; an air supply/exhaust unit for supplying/exhausting drying air to/from the drum; a burner for heating the drying air; a temperature sensor for detecting an exhaust temperature; and a heating control unit for performing a temperature adjustment process of stopping the burner when the exhaust temperature reaches an upper limit temperature and restarting the burner after a time point when the exhaust temperature decreases to a re-ignition temperature.
Aqua Co., Ltd

High efficiency fuel cell

Fuel cell arrangement having an improved efficiency. The arrangement comprises one or more fuel cell units 110 and a methanation unit 200 and a control unit 300.
Hamburg Innovation Gmbh

Elevator device and elevator recovery method

An elevator device includes an operation control unit (18), a storage unit (22), a transmission unit (23), a determination unit (25), and a recovery unit (26). When an inspection operation is interrupted by the operation control unit (18), the transmission unit (23) transmits inspection data stored in the storage unit (22) to a plurality of specific devices (20).
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Electric bicycle

An electric bicycle having a control unit, a drive unit, a battery unit, a display unit and a remote control unit for display unit, remote control unit being situated in the region of a handlebar grip remote from display unit. According to the present disclosure, electronic control unit is situated in seat tube of bicycle frame..
Biketec Ag

Remote control unit and electric bicycle

A remote control unit for a display unit of an electric bicycle, the remote control unit being situated in the region of a handlebar grip remote from display unit and having assistance selection keys for the selection of the assistance level and having at least one input device for the menu navigation and selection of menu items shown on display unit. Input unit and assistance selection keys together are situated along a common line.
Biketec Ag

Driver authentication monitoring and controlling vehicle usage

A driver authentication and safety system and method for monitoring and controlling vehicle usage by high-risk drivers. A centralized database comprising a software application can be accessed by an authorized user via a data communications network utilizing a remote computer in order to configure a desired operating profile that matches requirements of the high-risk driver.

Vehicles, electronic control units, and methods for effecting vehicle changes based on predicted actions of target vehicles

A vehicle includes a sensor system outputting one or more signals and an electronic control unit communicatively coupled to the sensor system. The electronic control unit may be configured to detect a target vehicle external to the vehicle based on the one or more signals output by the sensor system, identify the detected target vehicle, determine rating information for at least one of the target vehicle and a driver of the target vehicle, predict at least one action of the target vehicle based on the rating information, and effect one or more changes to the vehicle based on the predicted at least one action of the target vehicle..
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Constant power control

A system for increasing fuel efficiency of a vehicle includes a power source designed to convert a fuel into power and an input device designed to receive user input corresponding to a request to operate in a constant power mode. The system further includes at least one sensor designed to detect vehicle data corresponding to a current power of the power source and a memory designed to store an upper power threshold and a lower power threshold.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Pneumatic braking device for a utility vehicle

A pneumatic braking device for a utility vehicle includes at least one pneumatically controllable spring accumulator for a parking brake of the utility vehicle with an electronic parking brake device. The electronic parking brake device has at least one electronic control unit, at least one first bistable valve unit, at least one second bistable valve unit, at least one valve device which can be connected in such a way that when there is a decrease in the system pressure for supplying the parking brake of the trailer of the traction vehicle, the parking brake of the trailer can be activated, and a traction vehicle protection valve..
Knorr-bremse Systeme Fuer Nutzfahrzeuge Gmbh

Pneumatic braking device

A pneumatic braking device for a utility vehicle includes at least one pneumatically controllable spring accumulator for a parking brake of the utility vehicle and an electronic parking brake device. The electronic parking brake device has at least one electronic control unit, at least one bistable valve unit, at least one first valve unit by which a parking brake of a trailer of the utility vehicle can be deactivated when activating the parking brake of the utility vehicle, at least one second valve device which can be connected in such a way that when there is a decrease in the system pressure for supplying the parking brake of the trailer, the parking brake of the trailer can be activated, and a traction vehicle protection valve..
Knorr-bremse Systeme Fuer Nutzfahrzeuge Gmbh

Work vehicle

The present invention relates to a work vehicle including an engine, a hydraulic pump, a hydraulic motor to drive wheels, an hst circuit in which the hydraulic pump and the hydraulic motor are connected to each other in the form of a closed circuit, a reducing agent sensor that detects the state of a reducing agent used to clean exhaust gas from the engine, and an engine restrictor that restricts the rotational speed of the engine based on the output from the reducing agent sensor, and the work vehicle further includes a control unit that changes the tilting angle of the hydraulic pump or the hydraulic motor independently of the rotational speed of the engine to a tilting angle associated with minimum travel drive force necessary for self-travel of the work vehicle when the control unit determines that the engine restrictor has restricted the rotational speed of the engine.. .
Kcm Corporation

Cleaning digital offset printer

A viscosity control unit provides improved and efficient residual ink removal from an imaging member following the transfer of the majority of the ink from the imaging member to a substrate, and prior to the application of a subsequent ink application to the imaging member. The viscosity control unit hardens the residual ink on the imaging member to produce a hardened residual ink.
Xerox Corporation

Heat press, especially knee lever-transfer press

The present disclosure relates to a heat press, especially knee lever-transfer press with at least one socket, with at least one base plate and with at least one heatable counter plate pivotable towards the base plate, wherein the knee lever-transfer press further has a control unit, by which the knee lever-transfer press is controllable in an open-loop manner and/or closed-loop manner and wherein the control unit constitutes a first modular unit of the knee lever-transfer press and wherein the socket constitutes at least one second modular unit, and the base plate and the counter plate constitute at least one third modular unit and wherein at least the first modular unit and the second modular unit and/or the third modular unit are separable from each other and/or are formed to be replaceable for functional comparable modular units.. .
Secabo Gmbh

Robot system, and control method

A robot system is provided in which various kinds of articles can be treated only with a small number of articles registered in advance, and an unknown article can be further treated as long as the article has a shape close to that of the article registered in advance. A robot system is disclosed which includes: a mechanism unit that manipulates an article to be manipulated; a shape measurement unit that measures a shape of an object; a basic operation storage unit that stores basic operation representing basic operation of the mechanism unit; an operation method calculation unit that deforms the stored basic operation to calculate an operation method on the basis of the shape of the object measured by the shape measurement unit; and a control unit that executes a control of the mechanism unit on the basis of the operation method calculated by the operation method calculation unit..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Robot system

An object is prevented from being sandwiched between robot arms without the occurrence of unintentional operating restrictions of the robot arms. Provided is a robot system including: a robot body that is provided with at least two links that are relatively moved by at least one joint; a sensor that detects the distances from mutually opposed surfaces of the at least two links to an object inserted between the surfaces; and a control unit that performs an interference avoidance operation if the distances detected by the sensor are less than a predetermined threshold..
Fanuc Corporation

Electrical work apparatus having vibration decoupling

The invention relates to an electrical work apparatus including an apparatus housing having an electric motor for driving a work tool, a control unit for putting the electric motor into operation, a handle housing having at least one handle for guiding the work apparatus, and a receiving cavity, realized in the handle housing, having an insertion opening for a battery pack for operating the electric motor. For the purpose of decoupling the battery pack in respect of vibration, the handle housing, together with the receiving cavity for the battery pack, is decoupled from the apparatus housing via one and the same antivibration element.
Andreas Stihl Ag & Co. Kg

Drill and manufacturing cut product using same

This hems (200) is provided with a control unit (230) that, if an operation directive does not go through a server (600) provided externally to a customer's home (10), identifies said operation directive as having come from within the customer's home, and if the operation directive does go through the server (600) provided externally to the customer's home (10), identifies the operation directive as having come from outside the customer's home.. .
Kyocera Corporation

Device and providing a cleaning fluid

A device for providing at least one cleaning fluid, having a collecting container which by means of a pump and a fluid line is connected to a first cleaning container within which there is received a first cleaning component, further comprising a sensor unit and a control unit for controlling the pump and for interrupting a fluid loop depending on a concentration measured by the sensor unit in a contactless way.. .
Wiesheu Gmbh

Article rejecting system

An article rejecting system includes: a conveyance unit that conveys an article along a conveying direction; a detection unit that detects the article which is conveyed by the conveyance unit; a rejecting unit that is provided on a downstream side of the detection unit in the conveying direction and performs a rejecting motion for rejecting the article which is conveyed by the conveyance unit; a control unit that controls the rejecting unit such that the rejecting motion is performed at a predetermined automatic timing when the detection unit detects the article; and an input unit that accepts input of a manual operation for causing the rejecting unit to perform the rejecting motion at a manual timing. The control unit sets the automatic timing based on the manual timing, if the input unit accepts the input of the manual operation when the detection unit detects the article..
Ishida Co., Ltd.

Blowing apparatus including piezoelectric valve and optical granular material sorting machine using the blowing apparatus

The present invention has an object to provide a blowing apparatus wherein a piezoelectric element is unlikely to cause insulation deterioration leading to burnout during use of the blowing apparatus. The blowing apparatus of the present invention blows compressed gas supplied from a compressed gas supply unit through a nozzle hole of a nozzle unit by opening a piezoelectric valve.
Satake Corporation

Exhaust-gas treatment equipment and gas-capture-material deterioration-state estimating method

Provided is an exhaust-gas treatment equipment including: a reaction container filled with a gas capture material that captures a particular gas component, the reactor container emitting gas obtained by removing the particular gas component from supplied gas by reaction of the supplied gas with the gas capture material; a temperature measuring element disposed in the reaction container, the temperature measuring element measuring a temperature of the gas capture material in the reaction container; a moving unit that freely moves the temperature measuring element in a direction that is parallel to a flow of the supplied gas flowing in the reaction container; and a control unit that estimates a deterioration state of the gas capture material using temperatures of the gas capture material at a plurality of different positions in the reaction container, the temperatures being measured by the temperature measuring element.. .
Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd.

Interactive fairground ride, in particular roller coaster

For the vehicles of an interactive fairground ride, in particular a rollercoaster, control consoles are proposed which are equipped with a control button and a display unit and are assigned to each passenger. These control buttons and, if appropriate, the display units of all the control consoles, are connected by means of a transmitter, by radio or by cable, to an evaluation and control unit which detects the reaction times for all passengers and calculates a mean value, the collective reaction time, therefrom.
Mack Rides Gmbh & Co. Kg

Treadmill which can be driven in both directions

The present invention provides a treadmill for allowing an exerciser to perform walking or running exercise on an endless belt. The treadmill is selected to be operated in a forward movement mode or in a reverse movement mode.
Johnson Health Tech. Co., Ltd.

Air monitoring and filtration device for detecting and removing odors

An odor detection and filtration device is provided including a housing enclosing a void and having and air inlet and air outlet. The void contains, and the housing encloses, one or more sensors, one or more filters, one or more fans, and a control unit.
Hound Tech Llc

Apparatus for ocular treatment and operating ocular treatment

An apparatus for ocular treatment according to the present invention comprises: a beam generation unit for generating a therapeutic beam; a beam transfer unit comprising a first lens part capable of forming an optical path through which the therapeutic beam oscillated from the beam generation unit travels in the ocular fundus, and of varying the focal length so that the beam is transferred in a predetermined spot size in the ocular fundus; and a control unit, connected to the beam transfer unit, for controlling the focal length of the therapeutic beam of the first lens part.. .
Lutronic Vision Inc.

Coagulation device comprising an energy control

A device (10) for tissue coagulation, in particular for fusion, encompasses an electric source (18), which is connected or which can be connected to electrodes (12, 13) for influencing biological tissue (11) with current. A control unit (22) controls the source (18) during phases i and ii of the tissue fusion.
Erbe Elektromedizin Gmbh

Radiological-image acquisition device

Improvement of a frame rate and suppression of power consumption are intended. A radiological-image acquisition device (100) includes a plurality of pixels, a capacitive element (1a) that accumulates electric charge corresponding to a dose (x) of radiation, and a read control unit (read element control unit 22, reset element control unit 23) that reads, from at least one pixel (active pixel 10) that is not subjected to initialization in two or more frames, an output (output voltage vout) corresponding to the electric charge..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Diffusing wave spectroscopy apparatus and control method therefor

A dws apparatus includes a coherent light source, a photodetector, a control unit which can measure an intensity autocorrelation function, a measuring unit which can measure a source-detector distance to obtain source-detector distance data, and a calibrating unit which adjusts the intensity autocorrelation function by using the source-detector distance data. The calibrating unit calibrates the intensity autocorrelation function by adjusting the time constant of the autocorrelation function based on a comparison of the source-detector distance to the time constant of the intensity autocorrelation function..
Canon Usa Inc.

Surface treatment machine with flow-rate control

A surface treatment machine, comprising a frame configured to translate with respect to a surface to treat, a surface treatment element connected to said frame and configured to treat with liquid a surface, a reservoir connected to the frame arranged to provide liquid to the surface treatment element through a delivery mouth; an adjustment element arranged to feed adjustably the liquid supplied from the reservoir to the delivery mouth. It is then provided a sensor configured to measure the flow-rate of the liquid from said reservoir towards the delivery mouth.
Ip Cleaning S.r.l.

Surface treatment machine with level control

A surface treatment machine, comprising a frame configured to translate with respect to a surface to treat, a surface treatment element connected to said frame and configured to treat with liquid a surface, a reservoir connected to the frame arranged to provide liquid to the surface treatment element through a delivery mouth; an adjustment element arranged to feed adjustably the liquid supplied from the reservoir to the delivery mouth. It is then provided a sensor adapted to measure the level of residual liquid in the reservoir.
Ip Cleaning S.r.l.

Heated air blower

A heated air blower includes an energization control unit that controls on and off states of energization of a heater unit. The energization control unit includes a first energization control mode in which when a hot and cold mode is selected, control is executed in a manner that an energization time for energizing the heater unit in a predetermined period is equal to or less than 3 seconds and a product of power input to the heater unit and the energization time is equal to or larger than 1000 w·s.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Bark control device and method

A bark control device includes a first sensor configured to sense barking of the animal and output a first sensing signal, a second sensor configured to sense a motion of the animal and output a second sensing signal, a stimulation applying means configured to apply stimulation to the animal, and a control unit configured to receive inputs of the first sensing signal and the second sensing signal, determine whether the animal barks, and when the animal is determined to bark, operate the stimulation applying means to apply stimulation to the animal. The control unit determines that the animal barks when the first sensing signal is a signal indicating that the animal barks, and at the same time, the animal is determined to make a particular motion accompanied by barking from the second sensing signal..
E-collar Technologies, Inc.

Method and apparatus based on laser for providing high growth, high density plantation system

A plantation growth lighting system comprised of laser diode (ld) array and automatic control unit is disclosed herein. The lighting system of the present invention is used for multi-layer hydroponic or soil-based plantation growth facilities to substantially improve the intensity of light.

Healthy Bees, Llc.

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X-ray generator and x-ray inspection apparatus

An inspection sorting apparatus includes an x-ray tube with an anode electrode and a cathode electrode, a tank housing the x-ray tube and having insulation oil contained therein, and the anode electrode and the cathode electrode are supplied with a predetermined voltage to generate x-ray. An inspection sorting apparatus has an abnormal discharge determination unit, an lcd display, and a notification control unit.
Job Corporation

X-ray generating device and x-ray photography system

An x-ray generating device includes an x-ray tube, an x-ray tube drive circuit, an electron acceleration voltage generation circuit, and a control unit communicating with the drive circuit and the voltage generation circuit, the x-ray tube, the drive circuit, and the voltage generation circuit are arranged inside a storage container filled with an insulating oil, a path connecting the drive circuit and the control unit includes an optical fiber cable arranged inside the storage container, the optical fiber cable has a coating that suppresses fluctuation due to a convective flow of the insulating oil, the coating is cured by, from a resin material containing a plasticizer, a part of the plasticizer being leaching out, and the control unit is configured to facilitate leaching of the plasticizer by driving the voltage generation circuit to apply a voltage to the optical fiber cable in a state of no x-ray being generated.. .
Canon Anelva Corporation

Controlled color light source

A light source is provided that includes at least two semiconductor light-emitting elements that emit light of different color, a light guide, an electronic control unit, and a light sensor. The light emitted by the elements is injected, at least partially, into the light guide and exits laterally from the light guide.
Schott Ag

Wireless communication system and wireless communication method

Provided is a wireless communication system which performs downlink data transmission based on a transmission opportunity acquired by a wireless access point (hereinafter referred to as txop access) or a transmission opportunity acquired by a wireless station and granted to the wireless access point (hereinafter referred to as rxop access), when performing the downlink data transmission from the wireless access point to the wireless station based on a random access scheme, in which the wireless access point includes a control unit performing, on a transmission buffer which sequentially stores data frames to be transmitted for each of wireless stations, processing which lowers an order of priority of the data frames which are to be destined for the wireless station a by the txop access at the transmission buffer according to a transmission status of the data frames destined for a wireless station a by the rxop access.. .
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation

Wireless communication terminal, base station device, and resource allocation method

A wireless communication terminal capable of increasing the utilization efficiency of ack/nack resources and suppressing unnecessary pusch band reduction while avoiding ack/nack collision. The wireless communication terminal has a configuration provided with: a reception unit for receiving a control signal including ari via an e-pdcch set from among one or a plurality of e-pdcch sets; a control unit for determining an offset value indicated by the ari on the basis of whether or not a resource region that may be taken by a dynamic ack/nack resource corresponding to the e-pdcch set that has received the control signal and a resource region that may be taken by a dynamic ack/nack resource corresponding to another e-pdcch set overlap, and imparting an offset to the ack/nack resource according to the value of the ari; and a transmission unit for transmitting the ack/nack signal using the determined ack/nack resource..
Sun Patent Trust

Information processing device, wireless communication device, information processing method, and program

Interference caused by response signals is reduced. A wireless communication device includes a control unit.
Sony Corporation

Communication control device, communication system, communication control method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

An object of the invention is to provide a communication control device capable of reducing the effect on throughput of u-plane data when the communication amount of c-plane data increases. A communication control device (30) according to the present invention includes: an information acquisition unit (31) configured to acquire ratio information indicating a ratio between a communication amount of control data and a communication amount of user data from a base station (20) configured to allocate a radio resource for transmitting and receiving the control data and the user data between the base station and a mobile station (10); and a parameter control unit (21) configured to change a parameter associated with the mobile station (10) so as to reduce the control data to be transmitted and received between the mobile station (10) and the base station (20) when the ratio of the communication amount of the control data is larger than a predetermined threshold..
Nec Corporation

Reception device, data processing method, and program

A reception device includes: a reception unit that receives a plurality of pieces of data separately transmitted via different transmission paths and given time stamps corresponding to each other; an output control unit that selects data to be output from among the plurality of pieces of data and controls a timing of outputting the selected data on the basis of the time stamp of a piece of data having a latest time stamp among the plurality of pieces of data; and an accumulation unit that accumulates at least the plurality of pieces of data given the time stamps later than the time stamp of the data that has been output from among the received plurality of pieces of data. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a reception device of a broadcasting system using mmt..

Still image generating apparatus and information recording medium used in still image generating apparatus

The present disclosure relates to a still image generating apparatus that generates still image data from moving image data that generates a moving image, and includes a recorder and a control unit. The recorder is configured to record the still image data.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Display device, controlling display device, control program, and recording medium

A luminance indicated by an hdr signal is appropriately displayed. A first image processing unit (22) converts, in accordance with a maximum luminance level indicated by an hdr signal input to the first image processing unit (22), a gradation performance indicated by the hdr signal into a prescribed gradation performance according to a display panel (10), and a panel control unit (27) converts, in accordance with the maximum luminance level indicated by the hdr signal and a maximum luminance displayable by the display panel (10), a gradation value indicated by the hdr signal into a gradation value displayable by the display panel (10)..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

User-adaptive video telephony

A device may control a video communication via transcoding and/or traffic shaping. The device may include a multipoint control unit (mcu) and/or a server.
Vid Scale, Inc.

Image pickup apparatus, control image pickup apparatus

An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup unit configured to capture a plurality of images having different focus positions, and a depth of field control unit configured to control a depth of field when the image pickup unit captures an image, wherein, if it is determined that a plurality of subject areas satisfies a predetermined condition based on a distance for each subject area, a depth of field when the image pickup unit captures one of the plurality of images is increased, in comparison with a case where the predetermined condition is not satisfied. The predetermined condition includes a difference of any two in the plurality of subject areas being at a distance greater than a predetermine distance..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Focusing adjustment apparatus and focusing adjustment method

A focusing adjustment apparatus includes a focusing unit, a first acquisition unit, a second acquisition unit, and a control unit. The focusing unit outputs a first signal for a focusing operation.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image pickup apparatus, control method thereof, and recording medium

An image pickup apparatus includes a specifying unit that specifies, as a transfer target, an image to be transferred to an external device from among images recorded in a recording medium, a transfer control unit that controls the specified image to be transferred to the external device, a display control unit that displays a predetermined screen for inputting an instruction for restricting deletion of the image specified as the transfer target, and a restriction unit that associates, in a case where the instruction for restricting the deletion of the image specified as the transfer target is input via the predetermined screen, information for restricting deletion with the image specified as the transfer target after inputting the instruction, and associates the information for restricting the deletion with images previously specified as the transfer target before inputting the instruction.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Decoloring device, image processing system, and decoloring method

According to one embodiment, a decoloring device includes a reading unit, a decoloring unit, and a control unit. The reading unit is configured to read control information from a first image formed in a predetermined area of a sheet.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Communication apparatus, image capturing apparatus, control method, and storage medium

There is provided a communication apparatus. A communication control controls a communication unit so as to connect to one of a plurality of external apparatuses.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Mobile terminal having card unit and controlling same

The present invention provides a mobile terminal comprising: a body; a display unit, formed on one surface of the body, for displaying screen information comprising at least one item of content item corresponding to at least one piece of card information; a card module withdrawable from the body; and a control unit for selecting at least one item of content item according to a touch applied on the screen information and applying at least one piece of card information corresponding to the selected item of content to the card module.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Vehicle radar system with a shared radar and communication system

A shared radar and communication system for a vehicle includes capabilities for radar detection and communication with vehicles equipped with similar systems. A transmitter transmits a modulated radio signal that is modulated based upon at least one of a first spreading code and a second spreading code.
Uhnder, Inc.

Means and methods for regulating can communication

The present invention extends to methods, systems, devices, for manipulating operation of at least one electronic control unit (ecu) connected to a controller area network (can) bus, at least one said ecu comprising at least one error counter, by counting errors associated with at least one said ecu; and generating and broadcasting via said can at least one bit stream destined to at least one said ecu, thereby manipulating at least one said ecu status, determined by said ecu error counter and querying for its status state.. .
Tower-sec Ltd.

Control system, operation determining apparatus, device, control method, and control program

A storage unit (m12) stores correspondence information in which at least two pieces of information among environment information, person information, and the device information detected by at least one of a plurality of devices (u1-n) and external information provided by an external device and autonomous operation information including operation information of the plurality of devices and notification information representing notification using a sound, a light, or an image of the plurality of devices are associated with each other. A control unit (m11) acquires the at least two pieces of information.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

User equipment, radio base station, and wireless communication method

This invention aims to appropriately transmit harq-ack in future wireless communication systems. A user equipment includes a reception unit which receives a dl signal, and a control unit which controls transmission of a delivery acknowledgement signal for the dl signal, wherein the reception unit receives information concerning an instruction to transmit the delivery acknowledgement signal and the control unit controls transmission of the delivery acknowledgement signal on the basis of the information concerning the instruction to transmit the delivery acknowledgement signal.
Ntt Docomo, Inc.

Method of operating a capacitive sensor system for vehicle trunk opener and robust capacitive sensor system

A method of operating a capacitive loading-mode sensor system with regard to generating a trigger signal indicative of an occurrence of an event. The capacitive loading-mode sensor system includes at least one capacitive sensor and a sensor control unit configured for operating the at least one capacitive sensor in loading mode and including a signal generating unit and a signal evaluation unit.
Iee International Electronics & Engineering S.a.

Power converting apparatus and heat pump device

A power converting apparatus includes: an inverter converting a direct-current voltage supplied from a power supply unit into an alternating-current voltage and outputting the alternating-current voltage to a motor; and an inverter control unit outputting synchronous pwm (pulse width modulation) signals for driving switching elements of the inverter. A frequency of the synchronous pwm signals is periodically varied when periodic pulsation occurs in a load connected to the motor..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Motor control unit and electric power steering apparatus equipped with the same

A motor control unit that extracts a higher harmonic component, which is contained in back-emfs of the dq-axis control system, by means of taylor expansion (maclaurin expansion), and suppresses a torque variation by precisely correcting a gain and a phase of the higher harmonic component for a q-axis current command value and the electric power steering apparatus equipped with the same. The motor control unit drives a brushless motor having three or more phases by using a vector control on a dq-axis rotary coordinate system..
Nsk Ltd.

Electric motor control device

An electric motor control device includes a control unit that controls operation of a drive circuit supplying electric power to an electric motor and a current sensor that detects current generated in the electric motor. The control unit detects fundamental high frequency current generated when the electric motor is applied with fundamental high frequency voltage for estimating the magnetic pole position, selects first electric angle and second electric angle corresponding to a d-axis direction of the magnetic pole position, detects first specific high frequency current generated when a position of the first electric angle is applied with specific high frequency voltage and second specific high frequency current generated when a position of the second electric angle is applied with the specific high frequency voltage, and compares the first and the second specific high frequency currents to estimate a positive d-axis direction of the magnetic pole position..
Denso Corporation

Multi-motor controller

A motor control module provides control of a plurality of different motor types, such as a 1-phase dc brush motor, a 3-phase brushless dc motor, and a 2-phase step motor. The module includes a digital amplifier that is configurable to drive the plurality of different motor types.
Performance Motion Devices, Inc.

Charging apparatus

There is a disadvantage that a loss generated in a charging apparatus becomes large. It is determined whether a link voltage vo is equal to or higher than a predetermined value va.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Power tool

An electric tool includes: a housing; a motor accommodated in the housing and providing power to a working component, the motor includes a stator including an excitation winding and a rotor including an armature winding, and the excitation winding is connected in series to the armature winding; a first power input unit, capable of connecting to an external ac power source so as to provide an alternating current to the motor; a second power input unit, capable of connecting to a battery component so as to provide a direct current to the motor; and a power source control unit, controlling the motor to obtain power input by using one of the first power input unit and the second power input unit. The electric tool can adapt to an ac power source and a dc power source, and the motor has a simple structure..
Positec Power Tools (suzhou) Co., Ltd.

Power feeding system, power receiving device, and power feeding method

A power feeding system includes a power feeding device and a power receiving device. The power receiving device includes: a resonant circuit having: a receiving coil; a resonant capacitor; and a resonance control transistor; and a resonance control unit configured to control the resonance control transistor based on received power by the receiving coil and power consumption of the load, and to control the resonance control transistor to keep the resonant circuit in a non-resonant state when the power consumption of the load becomes equal to or less than a predetermined value.
Ablic Inc.

Device for wireless transmission of data and power

The present invention relates to a device for wireless transmission of data and/or power between the device and another device of a system, in particular of a patient monitoring system. The device comprises an identification unit (601) for storing a unique identifier of the device, a connector (602) and a control unit (606).
Koninklijke Philips N.v

Battery charging apparatus and recording apparatus

A battery charging apparatus that acquires a remaining battery charge amount by detecting a battery voltage after charging of a battery by a charging circuit has been temporarily stopped and a given wait time has elapsed, wherein, regardless of the temporary stopping of charging by the charging circuit, a charging display control unit that controls display of a charging displaying section causes the charging displaying section to display that charging control is being performed while charging control is being performed.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Charging system, charging method, and power adapter

The present disclosure discloses a charging system, a charging method, and a power adapter. The charging system includes a battery, a first rectifier, a switch unit, a transformer, a second rectifier, a sampling unit, and a control unit.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Power converting device and controlling power converting device

A power converting device converts any of dc voltages outputted from at least two dc power supplies and outputs a converted voltage. A control unit of the power converting device determines whether a first contact and a second contact of a switch are melted and joined together based on a detection signal, before a second dc power supply outputs a second dc voltage..
Shindengen Electric Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Electrical assembly

There is provided an electrical assembly for use in a power transmission network. The electrical assembly includes a converter including terminals for connection to an electrical network, where the first terminal is a dc terminal.
General Electric Technology Gmbh

Electronic device and method thereof

An electronic device includes a load testing unit, a first control unit, and a second control unit. The load testing unit conducts a load test between a power supply apparatus and the electronic device.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery system control device and battery system

A battery system control device includes a load, a secondary battery connected to the load via a first power converter converting a voltage by a switching operation, a fuel cell, and a control unit. The battery discharges power supplied to the load.
Subaru Corporation

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device includes multiple semiconductor chips and a control unit. Each of the semiconductor chips has multiple signal processing units that can be connected with each other, multiple in-chip signal lines that are respectively connected to the signal processing units and that can be connected with each other, and a connection-state changing unit that changes the connection state between the in-chip signal lines according to an instruction from the control unit.
Pezy Computing K.k.

Robot registering shortcut command thereof

A robot apparatus including an input unit to receive a voice command from a user, a determination unit to determine whether a voice command is repeated a predetermined number of times, and a control unit to register a shortcut command to shorten a voice command if it is determined a voice command is repeated a predetermined number of times. A shortcut command to shorten a voice command of a user is generated, and thus user convenience is enhanced..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Display apparatus, drive circuit, and drive method

The present disclosure provides a display drive circuit for driving a display panel having a plurality of pixels. The display drive circuit comprises a stepping unit, configured to shape a gate voltage signal to compensate for pixel-to-pixel charging variations to thereby reduce luminance variations on the display panel.
Chongqing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Exploration system

Provided is an exploration system comprising a plurality of vibration generating vehicles, wherein resource exploration is performed by a vibration generating action by a group of vibration generating vehicles constituted by the plurality of vibration generating vehicles, each of the plurality of vibration generating vehicles of the group of vibration generating vehicles is provided with: a storage unit in which vibration location information related to a vibration location in a vibration by the group of vibration generating vehicles is stored in association with the group of vibration generating vehicles; an exploration unit that performs a vibration generating action for exploration; a control unit that controls movement of the vibration generating vehicle; and a calculation unit that obtains location information from the storage unit, instructs movement to the control unit on the basis of the obtained location information and instructs a vibration generating action to the exploration unit after the movement.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Navigation system with traffic flow mechanism and operation thereof

A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a buffer distance meeting or exceeding a size threshold between obstacle locations; determining a merge timing based on a current location relative to the buffer distance; determining a lane placement based on a travel time meeting or exceeding a time threshold; and executing a lane merge operation with a control unit based on the merge timing, the lane placement, or a combination thereof for guiding a user's vehicle to merge onto a lane different from currently traveled.. .
Telenav, Inc.

Point-of-sale terminal

A point-of-sale terminal includes a plurality of module units, and a control unit configured to communicate with the module units to receive inputs for point-of-sale processing therefrom and transmit outputs of the point-of-sale processing thereto. Each of the module units includes substantially box-shaped casing, a peripheral device of the control unit disposed inside the substantially box-shaped casing, and an operational interface of the peripheral device, on a front wall of the substantially box-shaped casing.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Rotation control display apparatus

The present disclosure relates to a rotation control method for a display apparatus, including: sensing a user image by using a user position information sensing unit, to obtain user position information; performing a calculation by using a rotation angle calculation component according to the user position information, to obtain angle information, and transmitting the angle information to a motor control unit; controlling a rotation mechanism by using the motor control unit according to the angle information, where the rotation mechanism is pivotally connected to a display panel; and rotating the display panel by using the rotation mechanism.. .
Chongqing Hkc Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program

There is provided an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and a program capable of further reducing the unpleasant feeling caused by the disturbance of the display of the virtual object, the information processing apparatus including: a prediction accuracy estimation unit that estimates a degree of prediction accuracy related to prediction of a position or a posture of a real object; and an output control unit that outputs information for causing a display unit to display a virtual object corresponding to the real object on a basis of an estimation result of the prediction accuracy estimation unit.. .
Sony Corporation

System for customizing an ingredient composition

A system includes an online shopping platform, a ingredient database assembly and a control unit. The control unit transmits to the online shopping platform entries of active ingredient data and preservative ingredient data respectively corresponding to an active ingredient and a preservative ingredient and respectively stored in an active ingredient database and a preservative ingredient database of the ingredient database assembly, for allowing selection of at least one of the entries via the online shopping platform to result in a desired formula.
Drsignal Biotechnology Co., Ltd

Living body recognition device, living body recognition method, and living body recognition program

A living body determination device includes: a light irradiation device that irradiates a measuring object with a first light including a plurality of spectrums; a spectroscopic device that disperses a light at intensity depending on a wavelength and outputs the light; an image acquisition device that receives the light output by the spectroscopic device and outputs image information representing brightness depending on the intensity of the light; and a control unit. The control unit, for each spectrum of the first light, acquires image information with respect to the measuring object from the image acquisition device, based on the image information, selects one or more areas, for each of the areas, acquires spectroscopic information, and based on whether the spectroscopic information satisfies a predetermined condition, determines whether the measuring object is a living body..
Nec Corporation

Imaging processing system and method and management apparatus

An imaging processing system includes one or more image capturing apparatuses, a reading unit configured to read biometric information from an authentication object person, a similarity calculation unit configured to calculate similarity based on a result of comparing biometric information read by the reading unit with true biometric information of the authentication object person, an authentication unit configured to perform authentication based on a comparison between the similarity calculated by the similarity calculation unit and a preliminarily set threshold, and a control unit configured to control, if the authentication performed by the authentication unit is successful, imaging processing, which is performed by the image capturing apparatus, based on the similarity calculated by the similarity calculation unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Smart-security digital system, method and program

Provided is a smart-security digital system that enables, when there is a habitual shoplifter or suspicious behavior person, an employee or the like close to the habitual shoplifter or suspicious behavior person to quickly rush to the scene and prevent an act of shoplifting. The smart-security digital system (1000) comprises a face authentication function unit (111) that collates with facial images of habitual shoplifters or suspicious behavior persons accumulated in a face information db (160), a control unit (110) that determines, when a result of collation by the face authentication function unit (111) is a match, a position of a mobile terminal device (30) closest to the habitual shoplifter or suspicious behavior person the collation result with whom is a match based on positional information acquired from a position determination unit (113), and transmits information on the habitual shoplifter or suspicious behavior person to the mobile terminal device (30), and an image processing unit (170) that synthesizes videos shot by monitor cameras (11) into a display screen consisting of a plurality of split screens, and performs a zoom-in processing to zoom in one of the split screens..
Technomirai Co., Ltd.

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program

There is provided an information processing apparatus capable of easily sharing information on a status of a user with the other party while securing privacy on the basis of a relationship with the other party with whom the information on the status of the user is to be shared, the information processing apparatus including a control unit configured to acquire status information on a status of a first user and change granularity of the status information to be presented to a second user on the basis of a relationship between the first user and the second user.. .
Sony Corporation

Semiconductor storage device and control method thereof

According to one embodiment, a semiconductor storage device includes a plurality of semiconductor chips and a control unit. The plurality of semiconductor chips is configured to connect to a signal transmission path and is controlled individually by individual chip enable signals.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Method for determining information on an integrity of signal processing components within a signal path, signal processing circuit and electric control unit

A method for determining information on an integrity of signal processing components within a signal path includes adding an alive signal to a signal at a first position within the signal path and detecting an added alive signal corresponding to the alive signal at a second position within the signal path. Further, the method includes determining the information on the integrity based on the detected signal..
Infineon Technologies Ag

Information processing apparatus, service processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and information processing system

There is provided an information processing apparatus, a service processing apparatus, an information processing method, a program, and an information processing system, which are capable of appropriately determining a service processing apparatus as a connection destination from among a plurality of service processing apparatuses without using any special apparatus, the information processing apparatus including: a transmission control unit that causes a first communication unit to transmit an inquiry about whether or not processing of a first service requested by a user is able to be performed to a plurality of service processing apparatuses; and a connection destination determination unit that determines any service processing apparatus capable of performing the processing of the first service from among the plurality of service processing apparatuses as a connection destination on a basis of response information that is received from one or more of the plurality of service processing apparatuses.. .
Sony Corporation

Suspend and restore processor operations

Systems, apparatuses, and methods for suspending and restoring operations on a processor are disclosed. In one embodiment, a processor includes at least a control unit, multiple execution units, and multiple work creation units.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Dynamic load based memory tag management

A computer-implemented method for managing a memory control unit includes receiving a command at the memory control unit. The command includes a command type that either requires or does not require buffering resources.
International Business Machines Corporation

Mobile terminal and control method therefor

The present invention relates to a mobile terminal having a touch screen capable of sensing a touch, comprising: a first sensing unit for sensing the touch screen and a pressure applied to the touch screen; a second sensing unit for sensing a touch applied to the touch screen; and a control unit for determining the type of touch applied to the touch screen on the basis of at least one piece of sensing information sensed by the first sensing unit and the second sensing unit in a state in which an execution screen image of a first application is displayed on the touch screen, and executing a function related to the first application and/or a function related to a second application different from the first application on the basis of the type of the touch, wherein, when the function related to the second application is executed, the control unit executes the function related to the second application by using information transmitted from the first application.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Information processing device, information processing method, and program

There is provided an information processing device, an information processing method, and a program that enable improvement in the operability of an hmd. An output control unit prevents reflection of an operation in an output, in accordance with the attachment state of a housing to be attached to a head of a user.
Sony Corporation

Touch panel and display apparatus

Provided touch panel and display apparatus belonging to the field of display technology. The touch panel includes first and second substrates disposed facing to each other, a plurality of touch control units disposed on surface of first substrate facing second substrate, and a plurality of read lines and a plurality of control lines; each touch control unit includes first and second patches disposed, side by side, facing to second substrate, and pressure conductive pillar between first patch and second substrate; pressure conductive pillar is configured to transfer a pressure, which occurs when touch control unit receives press, to first patch of touch control unit; each touch control unit is configured to be turned on by control signal inputted through corresponding control line, and read out, through corresponding read line, pressure signal for first and second patches so as to determine position of touch point at which a press occurs..
Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Active stylus and control method thereof

An active stylus that is applicable to a touch panel. The touch panel comprises driving electrodes and sensing electrodes.
Inputek Co., Ltd.

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program

[solution] provided is an information processing apparatus including: a storage control unit configured to acquire, from a storage unit, a history of information indicating correspondence relationship between a position of a gazing point of a user and a position of an indicator indicating an operation position operated by the user; a detecting unit configured to detect the position of the gazing point of the user; and a display control unit configured to control a display position of the indicator so that the indicator is displayed at a position corresponding to the position of the gazing point at present detected by the detecting unit on the basis of the history of the information indicating the correspondence relationship acquired by the storage control unit.. .

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program

[object] to provide an information processing apparatus, an information processing method and a program which can control a display position of an indicator on the basis of movement of the line of sight which is intended to be used for input. [solution] provided is an information processing apparatus including: an acquiring unit configured to acquire information indicating user operation; and a display control unit configured to determine whether or not to control a display position of an indicator using gaze input in accordance with whether or not a difference between a position of the indicator indicating an operation position operated by a user indicated by the information acquired by the acquiring unit and a position of a gazing point of the user exceeds a threshold..
Sony Corporation

Wireless transceiver system using beam tracking

Disclosed is a wireless transceiver system including an image transmitting apparatus and an image receiving apparatus. The image receiving apparatus includes a receiving antenna having a head direction set for each received beam and a control unit that measures one or more of received signal strength, bit error rate, and signal to noise ratio for each received beam and tracks a receiving beam direction so as to track the received beam and create head tracking information..
Wisejet, Inc.

Power supply voltage control circuit and method, driver integrated circuit, and display device

Provided are a power supply voltage control circuit and a method thereof, a driver integrated circuit, and a display device. The power supply voltage control circuit comprises: a voltage detection unit (11) configured to detect a power supply voltage (elvdd, elvss) received by the display panel (72) from a power supply circuit (73); a comparison unit (12) configured to obtain a voltage difference between the power supply voltage (elvdd, elvss) and a reference voltage (vf1,vf2) through comparison; and a power supply voltage control unit (13) configured to transmit a power supply voltage control signal to the power supply circuit (73) according to the voltage difference and the reference voltage (vf1,vf2), so that the power supply circuit (73) outputs a corresponding power supply voltage to the display panel (72), so as to compensate for the voltage drop loss during voltage transmission, optimize display effect of the product, reduce effectively the voltage drop loss from the output terminal of the power supply circuit to the display panel side can be, and ensure consistency of the voltages inputted into the display panel..
Ordos Yuansheng Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.

Method of identifying unexpected obstacle and robot implementing the method

The present disclosure relates to a method of identifying an unexpected obstacle and a robot implementing the method. The method includes: by a sensing module of a robot, sensing a blind spot located in a traveling path of the robot; by a control unit of the robot, calculating a probability that a moving object appears in the sensed blind spot; and, by the control unit, controlling the speed or direction of a moving unit of the robot based on the calculated probability..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Relay device, control relay device, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

The purpose of the present invention is to stop the power supply to a specified device among a plurality of devices to be supplied with power, and maintain the power supply to the other device. An io-link master is provided with: an upper-level communication control unit which receives a specification of a device to which the power supply is to be stopped; and a power supply control unit which controls a device power supply switching unit corresponding to the device to which the power supply is to be stopped, to stop the power supply to said device while maintaining the power supply to the other device..
Omron Corporation

Operation control device, operation control method, and storage medium

An operation control device for controlling operation of an operation device with respect to an operation object includes: operation logic unit that stores in advance an operation logic related to sensor information; virtual object setting unit that sets an operation object to be estimated based on sensor information, as a virtual operation object having an attribute related to presence probability and an operation-related attribute; virtual object operation determination unit that determines whether it is possible to perform an operation with respect to the virtual operation object, based on the attribute related to a presence probability and the operation-related attribute; and operation control unit that controls an operation of the operation device with respect to the operation object by using an operation logic stored in the operation logic means, based on sensor information output from the sensor and a determination result by the virtual object operation determination unit.. .
Nec Corporation

Sheet feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device includes a stacking unit for stacking a sheet; a feeding member for feeding the sheet stack on the stacking unit; a holding member holding the feeding member; a holder supporting portion, provided above the stacking unit, for detachably supporting the holding member; a raising and lowering unit for raising and lowering the holding member; a detection unit for detecting a topmost surface of the sheet stacked on the stacking unit, by detecting the holding member; a control unit for effecting raising and lowering operation of the holding member using the raising and lowering unit before a feeding operation of the feeding member and detect presence or absence of the holding member on the basis of a signal from the detection unit produced with the raising and lowering operation.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Feeding apparatus and controlling the same

A feeding apparatus comprises: a blower unit that is able to perform a first air blowing operation on sheets which are stacked on a stacking unit, and a second air blowing operation that volume of air blowing is smaller than volume of air blowing in the first air blowing operation; a feeding unit, brought into contact with the sheets stacked on the stacking unit and located on a feeding position to which feeding is performed while pressing the sheets from above, for feeding the sheets that have performed the first air blowing operation; and a control unit for controlling the blower unit to perform the first air blowing operation until a start of feeding by the feeding unit so as to separate the sheets stacked on the stacking unit.. .
Canon Finetech Nisca Inc.

Image forming apparatus and controlling method thereof

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, a first reader/writer device, a second reader/writer device, and a control unit. The first reader/writer device executes a wireless read/write operation on a wireless tag and is positioned in a sheet conveying path upstream of the image forming unit.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming device

An object of the invention is to accurately grasp the fluidity of a developer and give proper feedback to an image forming process. An image forming device has a developing unit developing a latent image by transferring a developer to an image carrier, a fluidity measuring unit measuring fluidity of the developer, a correction amount computing unit computing a fluidity correction amount for correcting the fluidity of the developer measured by the fluidity measuring unit, and a process control unit changing a process condition of an image forming process.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Three-dimensional printing three-dimensional printing

The three-dimensional printing apparatus includes a tank, a platform, a lighting module, a control unit, a photosensitizer coating unit, and an exposure and development unit. The tank is filled with a liquid forming material, and the platform is movably disposed above the tank.
Kinpo Electronics, Inc.

Vehicle equipped with head-up display system and operation head-up display system thereof

A vehicle equipped with a head-up display system is provided. The head-up display system includes an image source, a mechanically adjustable optic element, at least one reflector, and a control unit.
Chao Long Motor Parts Corp.

Head mounted display device

Provided is a head mounted display (hmd) device that lets a user organize added information and thereby makes it possible to improve the ease with which the information can be perceived. A head mounted display device enables a user to visually recognize a virtual image overlaid on a scene.
Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd.

Method for providing aviation/marine weather forecast chart, and electronic device for performing same

A method for providing an aviation weather chart and an apparatus using the same. An aviation weather chart apparatus according to an aspect of the present invention may compromise: a communication unit which is connected to a weather server and an flight path server so as to acquire aviation weather information from the weather server, acquire flight path information from the flight path server, and acquire flight identification information from a network; and a control unit which acquires the flight path information corresponding to the flight identification information, acquires the aviation weather information corresponding to the flight path information, and acquires an aviation weather chart such that the flight path information and the weather information are displayed at one time on the basis of a flight information region through which a flight corresponding to the flight information passes and the weather information corresponding to the flight information region..
Ips International Property Law Firm

Test arrangement and testing a switching system

In order to test substations from different manufacturers and of different types in a simple manner, it is provided that a control unit (6) for a switching device (5) of a substation (4) is connected via an adapter cable (11) to a test device (10), which simulates the switching device (5) for the test and the test device (10) reads configuration-specific data from a memory unit (15) on the adapter cable (11) and the test unit (10) thus configures its signal inputs (be) and signal outputs (ba, aa) that are required for conducting the test.. .
Omicron Electronics Gmbh

Intelligent electronic device and method thereof

An intelligent electronic device (ied) having a gain control unit adapted to selectively regulate operating ranges of output signals of a sensing circuit of the device is described. In one embodiment, the ied is a digital electric power and energy meter, which operating ranges for supply voltages and supply currents of electrical services may be adjusted to match pre-determined ranges for input signals of a data acquisition system or a data processing module of the meter..
Electro Industries/gauge Tech

Preparative separation and purification device and preparative separation and purification method

A target component is collected using a preparative separation and purification device having a holder for holding a trap column in which the target component has been captured, a liquid feeder for feeding a first solvent having compatibility with the water remaining in the trap column and a second solvent having low compatibility with water and high compatibility with the first solvent into the trap column, a flow-path switch for connecting the exit end of the trap column to a waste liquid flow path and a collection flow path, and a control unit for controlling the flow-path switch so that solution including water flows into the waste liquid flow path.. .
Shimadzu Corporation

Gas chromatograph

A gas chromatograph is provided with a separation column, a column oven, a sample vaporization unit, a carrier gas supply unit configured to supply a carrier gas to the sample vaporization unit, a detector, a carrier gas flow rate control unit configured to control a flow rate of a carrier gas to be supplied from the carrier gas supply unit to the sample vaporization unit so that a column linear velocity becomes constant, a detector gas supply unit configured to supply a detector gas, and a detector gas flow rate control unit configured to control the flow rate of the detector gas so that a total flow rate of the carrier gas to be introduced into the detector and the same type of a detector gas as the carrier gas becomes a preset constant flow rate.. .
Shimadzu Corporation

Sensor arrangement for the contactless sensing of angles of rotation on a rotating part

In one embodiment, a sensor arrangement for the contactless sensing of angles of rotation on a rotating part includes a disk-shaped target coupled to the rotating part. The disc-shaped target has at least one metal surface and generates at least one piece of information for ascertaining the instantaneous angle of rotation of the rotating part in connection with a coil arrangement.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Reffrigerator with sabbath mode

The present invention relates to a refrigerator comprising a compartment, a door, a refrigeration unit, a temperature sensor for the compartment, an opening/closing sensor for the door and a control unit with a normal mode. The refrigerator of the present invention further comprises an electric power source, a supply circuit which connects the sensors to the electric power source and a switch which allows the user to selectively make/break the power connection to the sensors.
Arcelik Anonim Sirketi

A household appliance control unit controlled by means of an image reflected by a projector

The present invention relates to a household appliance control unit comprising a casing and a projector that is placed in the casing, that transmits images preloaded by the producer to a surface and is suitable for enabling the user to input data via the image transmitted and enabling one or more than one household appliance to be controlled according to the data input.. .
Arcelik Anonim Sirketi

Integrated burner assembly

Embodiments of integrated burner assemblies, for use in classified hazardous areas, effectively utilize a designated general or non-classified area classification inside a burner housing to simplify wiring connections between various components of a managed burner system. A valve train which supplies fuel to the burner and a control unit which manages the burner assembly and the valve train are mounted external to the burner housing in a classified hazardous area.

Film-like lighting device

A film-like lighting device (1) for mounting on walls (14), ceilings (12), floors (15) and the like has at least one film element (2) and a plurality of light-emitting diodes (3) integrated into the film element (2) and/or laser beam-generating devices which are operatively connected to a control unit (4) and can be controlled individually or in groups by means of the control unit (4).. .
Lupyled Gmbh

Pressure increasing system and increasing gas pressure

A pressure increasing system includes a plurality of stages of compressors configured to compress carbon dioxide to a pressure higher than a critical pressure; intermediate coolers cooling the carbon dioxide discharged from a compressor in a preceding stage; a subcooler provided between a seventh stage compressor in the final stage and a sixth stage compressor in a preceding stage and cools the carbon dioxide; a bypass line through which the carbon dioxide in the inlet of the seventh stage compressor is extracted, depressurized and supplied to the subcooler as a refrigerant; a flow rate adjusting valve provided on the bypass line; and a control unit configured to regulate a degree of opening of the flow rate adjusting valve so that at least one of a temperature and a pressure of the carbon dioxide in the inlet of the seventh stage compressor remains constant.. .
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation

Ignition device for internal combustion engine

An ignition device for an internal combustion engine includes an ignition plug including a discharge portion facing a vicinity of an exhaust port of a combustion chamber of the internal combustion engine, a drive unit configured to allow nonequilibrium plasma discharge to occur in the discharge portion by applying a drive voltage to the ignition plug, and an electronic control unit configured to allow the nonequilibrium plasma discharge to occur in the discharge portion by applying the drive voltage from the drive unit to the ignition plug in a first predetermined period when the exhaust gas control catalyst is in a warm-up state, the first predetermined period being a predetermined period after initiation of opening of an exhaust valve and a period in which a blowdown phenomenon of exhaust gas occurs.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Fuel supply two-cylinder general-purpose engine

In a fuel supply apparatus, an injector and a throttle valve are provided in a throttle body, and the fuel supply apparatus is disposed between an intake manifold and an air cleaner of a two-cylinder general-purpose engine and supplies fuel adjusted to a predetermined air-fuel ratio to both cylinders of the two-cylinder general-purpose engine by one injector. The throttle body includes a fuel supply unit having the injector and an air amount control unit having the throttle valve.
Nikki Co., Ltd.

Asymmetric load compensation system

This disclosure relates to a variable area nozzle of a gas turbine engine. The variable area nozzle includes, among other things, a control unit, a translatable structure, and a plurality of actuators configured to adjust the position of the translatable structure.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

Controller for internal combustion engine, internal combustion engine, and control internal combustion engine

When a pressure of fuel is intensified using a pressure intensifier an electronic control unit is configured to set a target common rail pressure to be higher as a fuel leakage volume that is a volume of fuel leaking from a common rail to a fuel tank becomes larger until a three-way valve is switched from a state in which the pressure intensifier is connected to the common rail to a state in which the pressure intensifier is connected to the fuel tank.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Abnormality diagnosis device and abnormality diagnosis internal combustion engine

An abnormality diagnosis device for an engine includes an electronic control unit configured to execute temperature rise processing by controlling an air-fuel ratio of at least one of a plurality of cylinders to be a rich air-fuel ratio and controlling an air-fuel ratio of each of the other cylinders to be a lean air-fuel ratio. The electronic control unit is configured to determine whether or not the execution of the temperature rise processing is ongoing, to execute abnormality determination processing to determine whether or not the engine is in an abnormal state, to execute the abnormality determination processing based on whether or not the variation degree during stop of the temperature rise processing exceeds a first determination value, and to execute the abnormality determination processing based on whether or not the variation degree during the execution of the temperature rise processing exceeds a second determination value..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and system for regenerating a soot particle filter

A method and system for regenerating a soot particle filter of an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The engine control unit determines a pressure difference from a differential pressure signal received from a differential pressure sensor, which pressure difference is present between an exhaust gas inlet and an exhaust gas outlet of the soot particle filter.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Control unit for internal combustion engine

A control unit for an internal combustion engine is configured for suppressing knocking phenomenon with reduction of overlap, while maintaining an opening timing of an exhaust valve at the time of low-rotation, high-load state. A valve opening/closing timing control apparatus includes a phase adjustment mechanism configured to vary a relative rotational phase between a driving side rotary body rotatable in synchronism with a crankshaft of the internal combustion engine and a driven side rotary body rotatable together with an exhaust cam shaft.
Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Fuel injection device for a gas turbine

A fuel injection device includes a plurality of main burners and pilot burners. Each main burner is connected to a main distribution line, and each pilot burner is connected to a pilot distribution line.
Rolls-royce Deutschland Ltd & Co Kg

Apparatus and desulfation of a catalyst used in a lean burn methane source fueled combustion system

An apparatus for reactivating a sulfur poisoned oxidation catalyst operating in the exhaust of a lean burn, methane source (as in natural gas) fueled combustion device as in an engine. The reactivation includes desulfation of the poisoned catalyst through the use of a co supplementation apparatus in communication with the control unit that is adapted to supplement the co content in the exhaust reaching the catalyst, while avoiding an overall rich exhaust atmosphere at the catalyst.
Umicore Ag & Co. Kg

Power swing door with virtual handle gesture control

A non-contact obstacle detection (ncod) system and a virtual handle assembly for a motor vehicle and a method of operating the non-contact obstacle detection system and a closure member using a virtual handle assembly are disclosed. The ncod system includes a main electronic control unit.
Magna Closures Inc.

Construction machine and controlling construction machine

Disclosed are a construction machine such as an excavator having a hydraulic system and a method for controlling the construction machine. The construction machine includes: a hydraulic pump which is operated by a driving source to supply a working fluid; an actuator which operates by being supplied with the working fluid from the hydraulic pump; a spool which controls a flow of the working fluid supplied to the actuator from the hydraulic pump; an operating unit which controls an operation of the actuator; a memory unit which stores at least two operating speed profiles for the actuator; an operating speed selecting unit which selects any one of the at least two operating speed profiles stored in the memory unit; and a control unit which controls a discharge flow rate of the hydraulic pump based on the operating speed profile selected by the operating speed selecting unit..
Doosan Infracore Co., Ltd.

Reservoir dredging assembly

A reservoir dredging assembly includes a dredging tube and at least one dredging device adapted to be installed to at least one secondary reservoir. The at least one dredging device includes a linking tube, an extending tube, a water gate, and a control unit.

Belt-form body conveyor

A belt-form body conveyor that conveys a belt-form body includes a plurality of non-contact guide portions over which portions of the belt-form body are wound, and that support the belt-form body in a non-contact manner, a drive unit that moves at least one non-contact guide portion out of the plurality of non-contact guide portions, and a control unit that causes the non-contact guide portion to be moved by the drive unit such that a length of a path in which a first edge in a width direction of the belt-form body travels is different from a length of a path in which a second edge which is opposite to the first edge in the width direction of the belt-form body travels.. .
Ihi Corporation

Adapter device for connecting a vehicle control unit to a vehicle component

An adapter device (1) for establishing a connection between an electronic control unit (20) for a vehicle, in particular for a conventional bicycle or a light electric vehicle such as an electric bicycle or an electric scooter, and an electronic vehicle component (30) comprises a first cable (5a, 5b) configured to be connected to the electronic control unit (20), an adapter electronics (4a, 4b), and a second cable (6a, 6b) configured to be connected to the electronic vehicle component (30a, 30b). In this case, the adapter electronics (4a, 4b) is connected between the first cable (5a, 5b) and the second cable (6a, 6b) and is configured to receive first messages, which are sent from the electronic control unit (20) via the first cable (5a, 5b) in accordance with a first data protocol, to translate the received first messages into second messages in accordance with a second data protocol, and to send the second messages to the electronic vehicle component (30a, 30b) via the second cable (6a, 6b)..
Bloks. Ag

Energy supply circuit for a lighting module

The invention relates to an energy supply circuit (5) for a lighting module (4) for a motor-vehicle headlamp, wherein the lighting module (4) comprises a shunt resistor (rsext) and at least one light source (d1, d2, dn) that can be electrically supplied at least partially via the shunt resistor (rsext), wherein the lighting module (4) also has at least three electrical connections (a1′, a2′, a3′), wherein a first connection (a1′) and a second connection (a2′) are provided for electrically contacting the shunt resistor (rsext) and a third connection (a3′) is provided for electrically contacting the at least one light source (d1, d2, dn) connected downstream, wherein the electrical connections (a1′, a2′, a3′) are designed as externally contactable connections, wherein the energy supply circuit (5) has a control unit (3) for outputting a supply current (iv) controlled so as to be constant to the at least one light source (d1, d2, dn) of the lighting module (4), wherein the control unit (3) has an auxiliary resistor (rs), which is connected in parallel with the shunt resistor (rsext).. .
Zkw Group Gmbh

Apparatus and estimating steering angle of motor driven power steering

An apparatus for estimating a steering angle of mdps including: a motor of an mdps, corresponding to rotation of a steering wheel; an amplifier configured to amplify a specific level of counter electromotive force to a preset level and output the amplified voltage, the specific level of counter electromotive force being generated by the motor when the steering wheel is manually operated; a switch configured to be turned on by the amplified voltage outputted from the amplifier; a power supply configured to be turned on by the switch and supply power to the mdps; and a control unit of the mdps configured to be driven by the supplied power and estimate a steering angle of the steering wheel, which is manually operated.. .
Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.

Automatic tilting vehicle

Automatic tilting vehicle is provided that includes left and right front wheels supported by knuckles, a rear wheel steered by a steering actuator, a vehicle tilting device, and a control unit. The control unit calculates a target tilt angle of the vehicle and a target steered angle of the rear wheel based on a steering angle and a vehicle speed, controls the vehicle tilting device so that a tilt angle of the vehicle becomes the target tilt angle, and controls the steering actuator so that a steered angle of the rear wheel becomes the target steered angle.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electric power steering device

An electric power steering device includes an electric motor driven by electric power from a power supply and configured to apply an assisting force to a steering shaft, a booster circuit connected to the power supply and configured to supply a boosting voltage to the electric motor, and a boosting control unit configured to determine a starting condition under which the start of boosting of the booster circuit is controlled on the basis of an angular acceleration of the electric motor, and start the boosting of the booster circuit when the determined starting condition is satisfied.. .
Shindengen Electric Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Damping control device for hybrid vehicle

A damping control device for a hybrid vehicle is provided that make it possible to suppress behavior that differs from a request of a driver. The damping control device includes a controller that calculates an amount of change in a target driving torque, and calculates an amount of change in a target motor torque.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Damping control device for electric vehicle

A damping control device for an electric vehicle is having a continuously variable transmission between a motor and left and right front wheels. The damping control device drive system includes a feedback control unit, which suppresses a vibration accompanying a disturbance in the rotational speed of the motor, and an operation determination unit, which determines whether or not an absolute value of a second-order differential of the transmission ratio is equal to, or greater than, a predetermined value, wherein when the absolute value of the second-order differential of the transmission ratio is equal to, or greater than, the predetermined value.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Control device for four-wheel drive vehicle

A control device for a four-wheel drive vehicle includes a differential restriction device which varies a differential restriction degree between a front wheel rotary shaft and a rear wheel rotary shaft, a differential restriction device and control units for controlling the differential restriction device. The control device is configured to control a behavior when the vehicle is being braked.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Sensor integration based pedestrian detection and pedestrian collision prevention apparatus and method

An apparatus for operating a pedestrian detection and collision mitigation system (pdcms) function of a vehicle includes: a front detection sensor detecting a presence of a pedestrian on a driving lane of the vehicle and a distance and a relative speed between the pedestrian and the vehicle; a vehicle sensor detecting a speed of the vehicle; an electronic control unit operating a pdcms function based on information detected by the front detection sensor and the vehicle sensor; and a warning unit operated to inform a driver of a collision of the pedestrian with the vehicle by a control of the electronic control unit.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Sensor integration based pedestrian detection and pedestrian collision prevention apparatus and method

An apparatus includes a front detection sensor detecting presence of a pedestrian on a driving lane of the vehicle, gaze information of the pedestrian, and a distance and a relative speed between the pedestrian and the vehicle; a vehicle sensor detecting at least one of a speed, an acceleration, a steering angle, a steering angular velocity, or a pressure of a master cylinder of the vehicle; an electronic control unit activating a function of a pedestrian detection and collision mitigation system based on information detected by the front detection sensor and the vehicle sensor; and a warning unit operated to inform a driver of a collision of the pedestrian with the vehicle by controlling the electronic control unit.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Variable force limiter control system for vehicle

A variable force limiter control system for a vehicle includes a variable force limiter mechanism, a relative speed sensor, an acceleration sensor and an electronic control unit. The variable force limiter mechanism is configured to change a force limiter load.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicular angle alert and safety system and method

The invention consists of various embodiments of a system that uses electromechanical means to alert a vehicle operator of an imminent vehicle roll-over and protect the operator in a roll-over event. The system uses an electronics control unit (ecu) that is able to detect the deflection angle of the vehicle's tilt with the horizontal.
Schroth Safety Products Llc

Braking intensity indication system

The braking intensity indication system for indicating a force applied on a brake pedal of a vehicle comprises a sensor, a control unit, and an array of light sources. The sensor is mounted on the brake pedal for generating sensor data variables based on the force exerted on the brake pedal.

Adaptive lighting system of an off-road utility vehicle

An adaptive lighting system of an off-road utility vehicle includes an illumination device controllable with respect to its emission characteristic or light intensity, and a control unit in communication with the illumination device. The control unit is configured to adapt the emission characteristic or light intensity level by controlling the illumination device based upon a determined gaze direction of a vehicle operator, an identified extraneous light effects, a determined relative position of an external off-road utility vehicle, or cartographic location information..
Deere & Company

Integration of depth map device for adaptive lighting control

A light system includes at least one time-of-flight image sensor configured to generate at least one zone distance measurement. At least one control unit is configured to receive the at least one zone distance measurement and to generate at least one control signal based on the at least one zone distance measurement.
Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited

Vehicle occupant protection device

A vehicle occupant protection device, that includes: a vehicle occupant protection control unit that, in a case in which a rear impact of the vehicle is predicted, effects control such that a seat of the vehicle approaches a rear impact protection attitude that protects a vehicle occupant from a rear impact, and that, in a case in which the vehicle is forcibly stopped, effects control such that a driver seat of the vehicle approaches closer to the rear impact protection attitude than in the case in which a rear impact of the vehicle is predicted.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle

A vehicle includes a body holding device configured to hold the body of a seated driver; a travel control unit configured to drive the vehicle body so that it travels; and a maximum vehicle speed setting unit configured to set a set maximum vehicle speed. The travel control unit controls an output from the driving unit based on the operation amount of an accelerator device if the vehicle speed is lower than the set maximum vehicle speed, and restricts the output from the driving unit irrespective of the operation amount of the accelerator device if the vehicle speed is equal to or higher than the set maximum vehicle speed.
Kubota Corporation

Mobile body

A moving body includes: a plurality of linear motors including a first linear motor driven by magnetic interaction with magnetic flux of a magnetic pole path; a position detection sensor configured to detect a position of the moving body; a first electrical angle detection sensor disposed at a position different from the position detection sensor in a path direction of the magnetic pole path and configured to detect an electrical angle of the first linear motor; and a control unit configured to, when one of the position detection sensor and the first electrical angle detection sensor is positioned at a magnetic pole absent section, use the other of the position detection sensor and the first electrical angle detection sensor both to detect a position of the moving body and to detect an electrical angle of the first linear motor.. .
Murata Machinery, Ltd.

Vehicle and power transmission system

A vehicle includes: a power receiving device configured to receive electric power from a power transmitting unit of a power transmitting device disposed outside the vehicle; a power storage device that stores the electric power received by the power receiving device; an operation device that receives a user's operation, the user's operation including a starting operation performed by a user to start a vehicle system, and a stopping operation performed fey the user to stop the vehicle system; and an electronic control unit configured to i) perform control of executing timer charging of the power storage device based on a time schedule, and ii) perform a process of performing, charging of the power storage device regardless of the timer charging having been set when the timer charging is set and the operation device has received the user's operation before a charging start time based on the time schedule arrives.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Onboard refueling vapor recovery system and automobile having same

An onboard refueling vapor recovery (orvr) system includes a main canister, a spare canister, a hydrocarbon sensor, a grade rollover valve (grv), a fill limit vent valve (flvv) and a fuel vapor pipe. The grv and the flvv are disposed at top portion of the fuel tank, with sides of the grv and the flvv hermetically connected with the fuel tank and a gas inlet end of the fuel vapor pipe.
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd.

Printing controlling printing

A printing apparatus includes a printing unit that prints on a front surface of a medium, a detection unit that receives reflected light of light emitted on a back surface of the medium, and a control unit that stops printing based on a detection result of the detection unit. In a case in which a second image is to be printed on the front surface of the medium of which back surface a first image being printed, when a range in which the first image is printed on the back surface of the medium is defined as a first range and a range corresponding to the first range on the front surface of the medium is defined as a second range, when printing the second image in the second range, the control unit continues printing irrespective of the detection result of the detection unit..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Clearing device, operating method thereof, and cutting device

A clearing device, an operating method thereof, and a cutting device are provided. The clearing device includes: an operating platform, including an operating surface; a first clearing unit, provided on a side of the operating platform close to the operating surface; a control unit, configured to communicate with the first clearing unit and control a clearing operation and a count of the operation of the first clearing unit; at least one detecting unit, provided on the operating platform and communicatively connected to the control unit, wherein the first clearing unit is configured to clear a foreign matter on the operating surface, the detecting unit is configured to detect a degree of cleanliness of the operating surface and send to the control unit a data signal which reflects the degree of cleanliness of the operating surface..
Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd

Joint-removing tool

A joint-removing tool includes a control unit, a clamp unit and a connector unit. The control unit includes two pivotally connected levers each including a handle and a pivoting section.

Electric resistance welding head with electrodes located on the same side

An electronically-controlled electric resistance welding head and method having a support structure and the electrodes located on the same side. The welding head including a ground electrode having an elastic device and a detecting device for detecting a force load on the elastic device on contact with a component to be welded.
Comau S.p.a.

Microfluidic mems printing device with piezoelectric actuation

A microfluidic device, having a containment body accommodating a plurality of ejecting elements arranged adjacent to each other. Each ejecting element has a liquid inlet, a containment chamber, a piezoelectric actuator and an ejection nozzle.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

Chromatograph

When a liquid in the column is replaced by carbon dioxide in a supercritical state in the chromatograph, an operation of a first pump is controlled by a flow rate control unit, and the carbon dioxide in the supercritical state is supplied at a constant pressure. Moreover, when a flow rate of the carbon dioxide in the supercritical state reaches a predetermined flow rate thereafter, the flow rate control unit controls an operation of the first pump so that the carbon dioxide in the supercritical state is supplied at a constant flow rate..
Shimadzu Corporation

Judgment-assistance processing device, judgment assistance system, judgment assistance method, and medium recording therein judgment assistance program

A judgment-assistance processing device includes a frame-display control unit that causes frames of lines on a court for a ball sport to be displayed on a display unit; a movement-information extracting unit that detects a ball from the frames displayed on the display unit and extracts movement information that indicates the moving velocity and the moving direction of the ball; an upon-reversal information extracting unit that detects whether the moving direction of the ball is reversed in the first direction and extracts at least the magnitude of the component of the moving velocity of the ball upon reversal; a frame selecting unit that selects the one or more frames from the frames in accordance with the magnitude of the component of the moving velocity of the ball upon reversal; and a highlighted-display control unit that highlights the one or more frames that are selected from the frames.. .
Jvc Kenwood Corporation

Medical system comprising implants

A medical system comprising internal parts for implantation in a patient and external parts for use externally to the patient, the external parts comprising an energy source equipped with a primary coil for inductively transmitting energy to the implantable parts and an external control unit for the control of the energy source, the internal parts comprising an electrically powered medical device, an energy receiver equipped with a secondary coil for inductively receiving energy for the medical device from the external energy source and an internal control unit for the control of the internal parts, in which system the internal control unit is arranged to wirelessly transmit feedback information to the external control unit, the system being arranged to determine said feedback information based on or relating to a parameter.. .

Filter interface for multimodal surgical gas delivery system

A surgical gas delivery system is disclosed that includes a device housing supporting a control unit and a filter interface having a seat for receiving a filter cartridge, the filter cartridge having a filter housing defining an interior reservoir, wherein sensors are coupled to the control unit for sensing a level of liquid within the reservoir of the filter cartridge to prevent contamination of the device, and wherein a set of blocking valves are provided in the device housing for interacting with the filter cartridge when it is received in the filter interface to control flow through suction and pressure lines of the device, and wherein the control unit is adapted to recognize a characteristic of the filter cartridge received in the filter interface.. .
Surgiquest, Inc.

Sensor systems for drug delivery devices

Systems for drug delivery devices include a temperature control system and an identification system. A temperature control system configured to sense and control temperature of a cartridge containing a drug includes a heater, one or more temperature sensors, and a control unit.
Unitract Syringe Pty Ltd

A device used in the implementation of laparoscopic hydatid cyst operations

The present invention relates to a laparoscopic device used in laparoscopic cyst hydatid operations, which has a shaft that enables simultaneous performance of the breaking of the cyst content in the area by the blade in the conical slot at the end of the shaft, aspiration of the cyst fluid and the broken female vesicles and if required, washing processes and an electrically connected hand unit. The mentioned laparoscopic device contains a motor inside the hand unit, motor drive unit, cycle unit, cycle control unit and trigger and the shaft part contains aspiration channel, washing channel, the shaft enabling the blade movement and blade unit in.

System and dynamic virtual collision objects

A system and method of dynamic virtual collision objects includes a control unit for a medical device. The control unit includes one or more processors and an interface coupling the control unit to the medical device.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

System and laser based internal analysis of gases in a body of a human

A device, system and method for measuring free gas in a cavity of a subject. The device, system and method include a light source for emitting light with a wavelength associated with an absorption band of the free gas, an optical fibre connected to the light source and adapted to be inserted using an introducing member for internal illumination, and a detector adapted to be positioned on a skin surface for detecting light transmitted through the tissue.
Gpx Medical Ab

Gaze detection apparatus and gaze detection method

A gaze detection apparatus includes a light source configured to irradiate an eyeball of a subject with detection light, a position detection unit configured to detect positions of pupil centers indicating centers of pupils of right and left respective eyeballs and positions of corneal reflection centers indicating centers of corneal reflexes of the right and left respective eyeballs from an image of the eyeball irradiated with the detection light, a curvature radius calculation unit configured to calculate corneal curvature radii of the right and left respective eyeballs from a position of the light source and the positions of the corneal reflection centers, a gaze detection unit configured to detect gaze directions of the right and left respective eyeballs from the positions of the pupil centers and the corneal curvature radii, a viewpoint detection unit, an output control unit, and a determination unit.. .
Jvc Kenwood Corporation

Optical system and endoscope system

An optical system includes: a first optical element; a first movable frame; a holding frame; a voice coil motor; a first position detection unit configured to detect information related to a position of the first movable frame with respect to the holding frame and generate a first position signal; a determination unit configured to determine whether the first position signal is normal; and a drive control unit configured to perform, when the determination unit determines that the first position signal is normal, first drive control for driving the first movable frame by controlling, based on the first position signal, a current allowed to flow in the coil or configured to perform, when the determination unit determines that the first position signal is not normal, second drive control for driving the first movable frame by flowing a current with a predetermined value in the coil.. .
Olympus Corporation

Self-propelled electronic device

A self-propelled electronic device including: at least one drive wheel disposed at a bottom of a housing, the drive wheel traveling the housing while being displaced in a vertical direction in accordance with undulations of a floor surface; a drive wheel sensor for detecting a position of the drive wheel relative to the housing; a floor detection sensor for detecting a distance between the bottom of the housing and the floor surface; and a travel control unit for determining and deciding a course of the housing based on the determination that there exists a step on the floor surface if the distance detected by the floor detection sensor is longer than a predetermined reference distance, or, otherwise, the position of the drive wheel detected by the drive wheel sensor is lower than a predetermined reference position, by successively referring to output of the drive wheel sensor and the floor detection sensor, wherein, if the position of the drive wheel detected by the drive wheel sensor is lower than a predetermined reference position, the travel control unit further refers to the distance detected by the floor detection sensor, and if the distance detected by the floor detection sensor is longer than the predetermined reference distance, the travel control unit perform the avoidance traveling control of the housing to avoid the step, and travels the housing, whereas, if the distance detected by the floor detection sensor is the predetermined reference distance or shorter, the travel control unit does not perform the avoidance traveling control of the housing, and continues the traveling of the housing.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Apparatus for cooking at least two foodstuffs

An apparatus comprises at least two cooking devices, a control unit, an input device and an output device. The control unit is adapted to determine if at least two of the foodstuffs to be cooked can be cooked in one of the cooking devices in an at least partly concurrent manner.
V-zug Ag

System and milking a group of milking animals

A system for milking a group of animals, in particular cows, comprises an accommodation space for the animals, and several fixed milking stations. The milking stations each comprise an opening for entry of the animal from the accommodation space.
Lely Patent N.v.

Irrigation device and system, and using the same

An irrigation device, including: a rain barrel; a water pump; a humidity detector; a permeable pipe; a control unit; a first valve; a second valve; a cleaning unit. The permeable pipe includes a plurality of circumferentially-distributed bores.
Beijing University Of Civil Engineering And Architecture

Housing with fluid duct

The invention relates to a housing (1), in particular for a control unit of a fan motor, having at least two housing elements (10, 30) and having a connecting element (50), wherein the housing elements (10, 30) interact with the connecting element (50), and wherein the brought-together housing elements (10, 30) form an interior region (5). According to the invention, a duct (40) is formed which, before and/or during the assembly of the housing (1), in particular before and/or during the bringing-together of the housing elements (10, 30), connects the interior region (5) and the surroundings of the housing (1) and permits a fluid flow between the interior region (5) and the surroundings, and which, upon the completion of the assembly process, is closed off by way of the interaction of at least one housing element (10, 30) and the connecting element (50)..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Light source apparatus and control method thereof

A light source apparatus includes: a light source unit; and a control unit configured to perform lighting control, wherein the light source unit emits first color light at a first timing, and emits second color light at a second timing which delays after the first timing by a predetermined period, in accordance with the lighting control, and the control unit performs a plurality of times of lighting control based on the predetermined period, so that at least a part of a period in which the light source unit emits the second color light in accordance with a first lighting control overlaps with at least a part of a period, in which the light source unit emits the first color light in accordance with a second lighting control, which is performed after the first lighting control.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing system

An input pen includes a switching operation detection unit that detects an operation of switching connection between the input pen and an information processing device, a touch detection unit that detects whether or not the input pen touches the information processing device, and a device connection control unit that controls connection with the information processing device. The information processing device includes a touch information processing unit that detects that the input pen touches and obtains information of the touch position, and a pen connection control unit that controls connection with the input pen.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Mems sound transducer with closed control system

The invention relates to a mems sound transducer, in particular a mems loudspeaker and/or a mems microphone, for generating and/or detecting sound waves in the audible wavelength spectrum, with a support element (9), a membrane (2) deflectable with respect to the support element (9) along a z-axis, at least one piezoelectric actuator (7) supported on the support element (9) for deflecting the membrane (2) and one electronic control unit (11) for driving the actuator (7). In accordance with the invention, the mems sound transducer features at least one position sensor (19), by means of which the control unit (11) can provide a sensor signal (37) that is dependent on the membrane deflection.
Usound Gmbh

Distributed, interactive television program guide; system and method

In an interactive network-based personal video recording system, a user interface is provided that allows viewers to search a database of program guide information according to program title, indexed program attributes such as actor and director, and key word. Viewer interaction is by way of a remote control unit..
Tivo Solutions Inc.

Digital device and processing data in said digital device

In the present specification, various embodiments are disclosed of digital devices and methods of processing data in said digital devices. Here, a digital device according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a user interface unit for receiving execution requests for a first application through to a fourth application; a decoder for decoding data on the applications for which the execution requests were made; a control unit; and an output unit for outputting first through to third display windows and application data in each of the display windows.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Broadcast receiving apparatus, output video information generating method, broadcast receiving method, and video recording method

A broadcast receiving apparatus capable of executing a function with a higher added value includes: a receiving unit configured to receive the video data of the digital broadcast program, the program-cooperation data, and the screen layout control information; a video generating unit configured to divide a video display region for a video to be outputted into a plurality of regions on the basis of the screen layout control information, arrange program video information and other information in each of the plurality of regions, and generate video information; a display unit configured to display the output video information; and a control unit which can, where there is no effective screen layout control information control the video generating unit so as not to divide the video display region and to generate the program video information as the output video information until effective screen layout control information is obtained. .
Maxell, Ltd.

Image capturing control apparatus, image capturing apparatus, image capturing system and image capturing control method

An image capturing control apparatus includes a control unit and a plurality of image processing units. The control unit is configured to perform a read-out control of an image capturing unit such that image signals are read out in parallel, the image signals generated under different image capturing conditions for every pixel line group of a plurality of pixel lines of the image capturing unit.
Sony Corporation

Infrared imaging device, control method thereof, and vehicle

A first imaging unit detects far-infrared rays and captures a first image. A second imaging unit detects light having a wavelength range shorter than a wavelength range of the far-infrared rays and captures a second image.
Fujifilm Corporation

Imaging apparatus, controlling the same, and storage medium

An imaging apparatus capable of adjusting an orientation guide with good accuracy includes an orientation detection unit configured to detect an orientation of the imaging apparatus, a control unit configured to perform control to display an orientation guide for indicating an orientation of the imaging apparatus based on the orientation detected by the orientation detection unit, a display control unit configured to perform control to perform 2-area enlargement display for displaying live view images captured in two different areas horizontally or vertically separated from each other by an imaging unit, side by side on a display unit, and an adjustment unit configured to, upon reception of a specific operation while the 2-area enlargement display is being performed, adjust a reference of the orientation guide based on the orientation detected by the orientation detection unit when the specific operation is received.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging apparatus, controlling the imaging apparatus, and storage medium

An imaging apparatus capable of restricting the possibility that, in imaging after the orientation of a camera is adjusted, imaging is performed with the camera orientation deviated from the adjusted orientation, includes a display control unit configured to perform control to perform 2-area enlargement display for displaying live view images captured in two different areas horizontally or vertically separated from each other by an imaging unit, side by side on a display unit, and a control unit configured to perform control, in a live view display in a state where the 2-area enlargement display is not performed, not to display a display item for receiving an imaging instruction through a touch operation, and in a case where the 2-area enlargement display is performed, to display the display item for receiving an imaging instruction.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Three-dimensional studio system

A three-dimensional studio system includes a booth including camera modules each including a camera and a driving device and sensor modules; a database configured to store camera setting data and driving setting data; a booth control unit configured to transfer a photographed image of the camera to an external image processing device, and provide a camera control signal and a driving control signal to the camera and the driving device, respectively; and a statistical analysis unit configured to back up the camera setting data and the driving setting data in the database by reflecting a rendering correction value.. .

Image capturing apparatus and control method thereof

An image capturing apparatus comprises: a display capable of displaying a predetermined item; a detection unit that detects a touch operation on a touch panel; an operation unit operated by a same hand as the touch panel; and a control unit that control to, if the operation unit does not accept a predetermined operation, display the predetermined item at a position on the display based on a position at which touch is started on the touch panel in response to the touch operation detected by the detection unit, and if the operation unit accepts the predetermined operation, display the predetermined item at a fixed position even if touch is started, and if the touch position is moved, move the predetermined item to a position by an amount corresponding to the moved amount of the touch position.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Focus detection apparatus, controlling same, and storage medium

A focus detection apparatus, comprising: an image sensor having a plurality of pixels arranged two-dimensionally; a drive control unit configured to cause exposure for accumulation times that differ in respective pixel rows of the image sensor to be performed; and a focus detection unit configured to detect a defocus amount by using a signal obtained from pixels of a line that includes pixels of a plurality of pixel rows, wherein the focus detection unit detects the defocus amount based on accumulation times of pixel rows corresponding to each pixel included in the line.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image capturing apparatus and control method thereof

An image capturing apparatus comprises a light emitting unit which provides, by light emission, a notification of an operation status of a self-timer when performing self-timer shooting; a mode setting unit which sets one of a plurality of operation modes; and a control unit which controls the light emitting unit to provide the notification of the operation status of the self-timer in self-timer shooting if the mode setting unit has set a first operation mode, and controls the light emitting unit not to provide the notification of the operation status of the self-timer in self timer shooting if the mode setting unit has set a second operation mode.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging element and imaging apparatus

An imaging element that outputs an image signal acquired by an imaging unit which has a plurality of pixel units is provided that includes a gain unit that sets gain with respect to an output signal of the imaging unit; a control unit that controls an accumulation time of the pixel units; and an arithmetic operation unit that receives a target luminance value and exposure control information, calculates the gain or the accumulation time by detecting a luminance value using an image signal read from the pixel units, and causes the gain unit or the control unit to perform exposure control of the imaging unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image reading apparatus and image reading method

An image reading apparatus includes a platen on which a document is to be placed; an image generating unit that performs scanning on the platen to generate a position detection image and an output image; a document position detecting unit that detects whether a document exists and a position of the document based on the generated position detection image; a document extracting unit that extract an area corresponding to the document from the generated output image; and a control unit that controls the image generating unit, the document position detecting unit, and the document extracting unit so as to output an image of the extracted document.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Field-device coupling unit and system

Field-device coupling unit for providing a supply voltage for a field device and for communication with a superordinate control unit, the field-device coupling unit including a current interface, which is configured for communication with the control unit and has a first controllable input load which is configured to provide, from an interface current of the current interface, a load voltage on which the supply voltage is based, the field-device coupling unit further including a circuit arrangement for providing a communication signal which is to be transmitted to the control unit, wherein the circuit arrangement is configured to control the first controllable input load according to the communication signal in order to superimpose the interface current with a current signal corresponding to the communication signal.. .
Festo Ag & Co. Kg

High-efficiency amplifying device and controlling power supply thereof

An amplifying device includes a power amplifying unit, a power supply unit for providing the power amplifying unit with a positive power supply and a negative power supply, and a mode control unit for controlling a working mode of the power supply unit. The positive power supply and the negative power supply of the amplifying device are able to vary with an output signal thereof, which reduces the power consumption of the outputted transistors of the amplifying device, thereby improving the efficiency of the amplifying device..
Chengdu University Of Information Technology

Motor drive control apparatus, electric power steering apparatus, and vehicle

The motor drive control apparatus includes first and second rotation information detection function units and a power control unit. When it is determined the ignition switch is changed from the on state to the off state, the power control unit intermittently supplies power from a battery to the first and second rotation information detection function units at a first interval while a motor rotation number is lower than a preset rotation number set in advance.
Nsk Ltd.

Motor driving control device and motor driving control method

A motor driving control device includes: a motor driving unit for selectively energizing coils of a plurality of phases of a motor; a control circuit unit for outputting a driving control signal to the motor driving unit to control an operation of the motor driving unit; and a position detector corresponding to one phase out of the plurality of phases, the position detector outputting a position signal having a phase varying according to a position of a rotor of the motor, wherein when starting activation of the motor, the control circuit unit executes first control for causing the motor to perform short-circuit braking, and second control for starting a first lock operation in which the rotor is locked by energizing coils of a predetermined energization phase out of the plurality of phases with a first current value after the first control is executed, and when executing the first control, the control unit performs the short-circuit braking from the start of the short-circuit braking of the motor until variation of a predetermined pattern of the phase of the position signal has not been detected over a first predetermined time, or from the start of the short-circuit braking of the motor until a second predetermined time longer than the first predetermined time has elapsed.. .
Minebea Mitsumi Inc.

Charge pump, switch driver device, lighting device, and vehicle

Provided is a charge pump including a flying capacitor, an output capacitor, a switch group arranged to switch connection states of the capacitors so as to generate an output voltage from an input voltage, and a feedback control unit arranged to adjust an interterminal voltage of the flying capacitor to a predetermined target value when charging the same. On the basis of a first node voltage applied to a first terminal of the flying capacitor, the feedback control unit adjusts a second node voltage at a second terminal of the flying capacitor.
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Control unit and electric power steering device employing control unit

A frame has upper and lower surfaces that extend in a perpendicular direction to a motor output shaft, donut-shaped conductive plates are mounted respectively on the upper and lower surfaces, and the conductive plates both include connection-forming terminal portions provided on inner and outer peripheral sides thereof. An inverter circuit is constituted by a power module formed from a plurality of switching elements, a power supply terminal is provided on one side of a package forming the power module, while an output terminal connected to a winding terminal for supplying power to a motor and a control terminal connected to a control signal are provided on an opposing side.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Electronic control unit

An electronic control unit includes a first controller, a second controller, and a determination portion. The first controller includes a first control portion that determines whether or not supply of power from a battery to the first controller is interruptible.
Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho

Control device, energy management device, system, and control method

A system includes: an energy storage device capable of storing electric power in a predetermined form; and a control device including a control unit that controls the energy storage device. The control unit controls the energy storage device based on output restriction information on an output-restricting period during which output of electric power from a power generation facility operated in conjunction with an electric power system to the electric power system is restricted, such that the electric power generated in the power generation facility is stored in the energy storage device during the output-restricting period..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Laser cutting device, diagnosing laser oscillator and computer-readable recording medium

A laser cutting device includes a laser oscillator, a cutting nozzle configured to irradiate a work with laser light so as to cut the work, and a controller configured to control the laser oscillator and a drive unit configured to move the cutting nozzle. The controller includes a laser output control unit, a diagnosis performance determination unit configured to determine, when the laser oscillator satisfies a predetermined operation condition, based on a cutting program, whether or not the laser oscillator is diagnosed, and a diagnosis function performance unit configured to issue a laser output command for diagnosis of the laser oscillator to the laser oscillator.
Fanuc Corporation

Supplement resetting module, gate driver circuit and display device

A supplement resetting module for a gate driver circuit, including a pull-up control unit, a pull-down control unit, a clock signal input end, a predetermined level input end, a first control signal input end, a second control signal input end and a signal output end. A control end of the pull-up control unit is connected to the clock signal input end, an output end of the pull-up control unit is connected to the signal output end, a first control end of the pull-down control unit is connected to the first control signal input end, a second control end of the pull-down control unit is connected to the second control signal input end, an input end of the pull-down control unit is connected to the predetermined level input end, and an output end of the pull-down control unit is connected to the signal output end..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Wearable human interface devices and systems

The present disclosure generally relates to the field of wearable human interface devices. In one aspect, a human interface device may comprise at least one housing configured to be worn by a user, comprising a transmitter configured to generate a wireless signal and a sensor configured to detect the wireless signal generated by the transmitter, a processing unit, communicatively linked to the sensor and configured to analyze the wireless signal detected by the sensor and calculate the position of a portion of the user wearing the at least one housing based on the wireless signal and a control unit, configured to perform an operation based upon the position of the portion of the user wearing the at least one housing..
Acronis International Gmbh

Display device and control method thereof with brightness and transmittance control

Provided is a display device including: a first panel of which light transmittance is controlled; a second panel of which light transmittance is controlled, the second panel being disposed on the rear surface side of the first panel; a light emitting unit of which brightness is individually controlled for each divided area, the light emitting unit being disposed on the rear surface side of the second panel; a second panel control unit configured to control the transmittance of the second panel based on a brightness distribution of the light emitting unit so that the brightness of the transmitted light of the second panel becomes uniform; and a first panel control unit configured to control the transmittance of the first panel based on image data.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing device, information processing method, and program

[solution] an information processing device including: a communication unit configured to transmit a question and a relevant question to a client terminal and receive an answer to the relevant question from the client terminal, the relevant question being present with passage of time and being used to derive an answer to the question; and a control unit configured to determine a next question to be transmitted on a basis of the answer to the relevant question.. .

Method, control unit and system for avoiding collision with vulnerable road users

Method and control unit, for avoiding a potential collision between the vehicle and a vulnerable road user, vru. The method comprises: predicting a future path of the vehicle; detecting the vru and the position of the vru; determining velocity of the detected vru; predicting a future position of the detected vru, based on the vru position upon detection and the determined vru velocity; and performing an action for avoiding a collision, when the predicted future position of the vru is overlapping the predicted future path of the vehicle..
Scania Cv Ab

Vehicle control device

A vehicle control device includes at least one electronic control unit configured to acquire communication information from a surrounding vehicle, acquire a detection result of the traveling state of the surrounding vehicle, identify the surrounding vehicle as a particular vehicle, determine a link state between the surrounding vehicle and the host vehicle as a regular link while the surrounding vehicle is identified as the particular vehicle, identify the particular vehicle as a target vehicle, determine the link state between a lost vehicle and the host vehicle as a temporary link, the lost state being a state in which the target vehicle is not detected by the sensor, recognize the lost vehicle the link state of which has been changed from the regular link to the temporary link as the target vehicle while the link state is the temporary link, and control traveling of the host vehicle.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing device, information processing method, computer program product, and moving object

An information processing device according to an embodiment includes a storage device and one or more processors configured to function as a setting unit and a record control unit. The setting unit sets a record level of history information according to a reliability of derivative information derived from output information of a sensor.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Fuel maintenance guide system in hybrid vehicle

A fuel maintenance guide system is provided in a hybrid vehicle in which a shift to a fuel maintenance mode prioritizing consumption of fuel is automatically performed under a predetermined condition regardless of a driver's intention. The fuel maintenance guide system includes an information notification unit configured to perform notification of information urging consumption of the fuel, and a control unit configured to estimate a time to shift automatically to the fuel maintenance mode and to begin to perform notifying actuation of the information notification unit a predetermined period of time before the estimated time..
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Enhanced central gateway for vehicle networking

A central gateway of a vehicle includes a processor and a storage connected to a plurality of vehicle buses. The gateway receives raw data from an electronic control unit (ecu) via one of the vehicle buses, augments the raw data with availability, classification, and context information, publishes the raw data to a publish/subscribe topic hosted to the storage, and subscribes at least a second ecu of the vehicle to the topic.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

System and generating a virtual viewpoint apparatus

A system for generating a virtual viewpoint image based a plurality of captured images obtained by a plurality of image capturing apparatuses includes a separation unit configured to separate an image of an object from one or more captured images among the plurality of captured images obtained by the plurality of image capturing apparatuses, and a display control unit configured to display on a display screen the separated image of the object.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing apparatus, system, and displaying bio-information or kinetic information

An information processing apparatus includes a bio-information obtaining unit configured to obtain bio-information of a subject; a kinetic-information obtaining unit configured to obtain kinetic information of the subject; and a control unit configured to determine an expression or movement of an avatar on the basis of the bio-information obtained by the bio-information obtaining unit and the kinetic information obtained by the kinetic-information obtaining unit and to perform a control operation so that the avatar with the determined expression or movement is displayed.. .
Sony Corporation

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and optical interference tomographic apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes an image generating unit configured to generate a polarization sensitive tomographic image indicating polarization characteristics of an object based on tomographic signals acquired from the object using light interference, an extracting unit configured to extract a depolarization region of the object, based on the tomographic signals, and a display control unit configured to display, on a display unit, a region on the polarization sensitive tomographic image corresponding to the depolarization region, in a state distinguishable from other regions.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Autonomous vehicle control method and apparatus

A processor implemented vehicle control method for autonomous driving includes: obtaining a driving image of a vehicle; determining a control parameter for controlling the vehicle in response to a driving situation of the vehicle by applying the driving image to a neural network; and transmitting the control parameter to an electronic control unit (ecu) of the vehicle for controlling the vehicle to drive autonomously, wherein the neural network comprises first layers in a convolutional structure and second layers in a recurrent structure, the driving image is applied to a first layer among the first layers, a last layer among the first layers is connected with a first layer among the second layers, and the control parameter is output from a last layer among the second layers.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

System and in motion identification

A system according to the invention may include: an access control system and a central control unit. The access control system may include: one or more entry checkpoints to a premises, a plurality of controllable gates, a plurality of cameras and a local control unit.
Fst21 Ltd

Game assistance system

The disclosed technology provides a game assistance system which allows a game helper to select audio data corresponding to game judgments and a game progress and allow the selected audio data to be output through a stadium speaker, and comprises: an information storage unit for storing game progress information; a signal receiving unit for receiving a game progress request signal from a game helper terminal; a control unit for selecting in the information storage unit the game progress information corresponding to the game progress request signal; and a signal transmission unit for transmitting the selected game progress information to the game helper terminal.. .
I-on Communications Co., Ltd.

Communication processing system, troubleshooting method, and management server for surveying instrument

To provide a communication processing system, a troubleshooting method, and a management server for a surveying instrument, for a case where a prescribed error is not detected. A system includes a surveying instrument including a survey unit, a communication unit, a control unit, a storage unit, a display unit, and an error detection unit, a management server including a server communication unit, a server control unit, and a server storage unit, and an external terminal, and the server storage unit includes a question data table that functions when the error detection unit does not detect a prescribed error, the server control unit includes a question management unit that reads out the question data table and transmits it to the surveying instrument, and the surveying instrument includes a question display unit that makes the display unit hierarchically display a question list..
Topcon Corporation

Data communication system for vehicle

When a verification result by a verifier is a success, an electronic control unit activates a rewriting target program stored in a second storage, and transmits a verification result reply signal that indicates that the verification result is a success to a relay apparatus. When a verification result by the verifier is a failure, the electronic control unit activates a communication control program stored in a first storage, and transmits a verification result reply signal that indicates that the verification result is a failure to the relay apparatus.
Denso Corporation

Method and multi cycle vehicle software update compliance handling

A system includes a processor configured to query one or more vehicle electronic control unit (ecu) modules to determine current software versions installed on the ecu modules, responsive to a multi-cycle update process resuming. The processor is also configured to pause the update process, responsive to the query identifying a change in at least one software version to a different version from when the update process first began.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Memory device and host device

According to one embodiment, a memory device includes a nonvolatile semiconductor memory having physical storage areas that includes a user area externally accessible and are divided into management units and a control unit. The control unit receives a control command having a first argument to designate a sequential write area and a read command or a write command, assigns a management unit represented by an address of the read command or the write command as the sequential write area, and changes memory access control by judging whether an address of a memory access command to access the user area indicates access in the sequential write area whose size is equivalent to the management unit..
Toshiba Memory Corporation

In-vehicle input device and in-vehicle input device control method

In a state where a plurality of arranged objects in a predetermined direction is displayed and the selector presents one of the arranged objects which is nearest an end of a display unit, an in-vehicle input device scrolls the plurality of arranged objects and causes the display control unit to display the objects when the input once becomes undetected by the position detection unit and, after that, an input specifying a direction of an end near to a selected object is detected, and causes the display control unit to hold a state in which the selector presents the object nearest to the end when the input specifying the direction of the end near to a selected object is continued without interruption.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

A household appliance controlled by using a virtual interface

The present invention relates to a household appliance comprising a projector which projects image of a virtual interface which enables control of household appliances within a projection area on a surface, a movement sensor which enables the gestures on the projection area to be detected, and a control unit which controls the projector and the household appliances to which the same is connected, by means of the data received from the movement sensor.. .
Arcelik Anonim Sirketi

Watch-type mobile terminal

A watch-type mobile terminal is provided that includes a touch screen through which information can be input and output; a force sensor for detecting the strength of force applied to the touch screen by a gesture; an acceleration sensor for detecting the orientation of the terminal; and a control unit which performs control so as to determine whether to activate a screen of the terminal and adjust the touch sensitivity for the touch screen of the terminal according to the orientation of the screen of the terminal.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Electronic device having multi-functional human interface

A multi-functional human interface device includes a control unit and a first multi-functional input button. The first multi-functional input button includes a cover unit configured to receive a touch input of a user's finger, an electrode unit including a transmitter and a receiver to form an electric field, an elastic unit configured to move from a first height to a second height when a first pressure is applied from the cover unit and configured to move back to the first height when the first pressure from the cover unit is released, and a switch unit configured to generate an electric signal representing an input of a predetermined letter..
Innopresso, Inc.

Information processing device

An information processing device configured from: a vehicle-mounted device control unit that controls the overall operation of a vehicle-mounted device; a sensing unit capable of measuring the distance to an object and capable of detecting gestures; and a display unit that displays video/images. The sensing unit continuously monitors to determine the distance at which objects are located in front of the display unit, and when the intrusion of the driver's hand into a prescribed region (1) in front of the display unit is detected, the sensing unit moves a prescribed icon (displayed on the display unit) toward the driver.
Clarion Co., Ltd.

Illuminated rotary knob for household appliance

The present invention relates to an illuminated releasable rotary knob for use in an appliance, in particular in a cooking appliance comprising a panel which includes a regulator shaft; and a control unit which has an electrical connection for supplying electric power. The knob comprises non-transparent handle, a hub for releasably receiving the shaft, a cavity, an illuminating device for illuminating the cavity, a connector for receiving the electrical connection and a transparent indicator which receives the illumination from the cavity..
Arcelik Anonim Sirketi

Mobile unit control device and mobile unit

A mobile unit control device includes an imaging unit, an identification unit, and a control unit. When installed on a mobile unit, the imaging unit captures at least a portion of the surroundings of the mobile unit to obtain an image thereof.
Nidec Corporation

Vehicle communication system and vehicle control device

A vehicle communication system includes: a communication server and a vehicle control device. The vehicle control device (102) includes at least one electronic control unit configured to: recognize a position of the host vehicle; acquire section information on the communication established section and the communication interrupted section; determine in which section, either the communication established section or the communication interrupted section, the host vehicle is traveling or is to travel; perform system driven control of the host vehicle based on the road condition information when the host vehicle travels in the communication established section; and perform driver driven control of the host vehicle when the host vehicle travels in the communication interrupted section..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Diagnostic data acquisition system, diagnostic system, and computer readable medium

Upon performing diagnosis of a machine tool, etc., data suited to diagnosis is acquired while also reducing the burden on the user. A diagnostic data acquisition system that acquires diagnostic data for diagnosing a machine tool includes: a control unit that controls driving of a mobile part of the machine tool based on control data; a timing generation unit that generates an acquisition timing for the diagnostic data based on the control data; and a diagnostic data acquisition unit that acquires data which varies accompanying driving of the mobile part according to control by the control unit, as the diagnostic data..
Fanuc Corporation

Programmable controller and system equipped with same

Provided is a plc that can be connected to another plc via a network, the plc including: a storage unit that stores a sequence program; and a control unit, the control unit including: a sequence-program correcting unit that corrects the sequence program; a corrected-information obtaining unit that obtains a corrected portion and a corrected content from the corrected sequence program; a corresponding-circuit inquiring unit that extracts a first circuit in the vicinity of the corrected portion from the sequence program before correction and that makes an inquiry to the other plc about whether a circuit corresponding to the first circuit is included in a sequence program of the other plc; and a corrected-content transmitting unit that transmits, in response to the inquiry, the corrected content to the other plc only when a reply indicating that the circuit corresponding to the first circuit is included is received from the other plc.. .
Fanuc Corporation

Image forming apparatus

Provided are a drive force transmission member and control unit. The drive force transmission member has multiple first engaging portions.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device configured to fix a toner to a recording medium, a cooling device disposed so as to cool the fixing device with forced air, and a rotatable guide configured to guide the recording medium towards a first location when in a first position and towards a second location when in a second position. The rotatable guide partially blocks the forced air at the first position and forms a pathway for the forced air when at the second position.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus and control method

An image forming apparatus is provided which can reduce occurrence of unusual noise. The image forming apparatus includes a driving motor configured to drive a developer bearing member and a control unit which can control the driving motor between a first driving speed and a second driving speed higher than the first driving speed.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image correction device

According to one embodiment, there is provided an image correction device including a pwm control unit configured to acquire predefined correction information corresponding to an image forming target line among a plurality of lines forming image data from an sram, adjust a timing for forming an image for the image forming target line on the basis of the acquired correction information, and form an image for the image forming target line according to the adjusted timing.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Goa drive circuit and embedded type touch display panel

The present invention provides a goa drive circuit and embedded type touch display panel. The goa drive circuit comprises goa units cascade coupled in multilevel, the nth level goa unit comprises an output end pull down unit and an output control unit, both the output end pull down unit and the output control unit are employed to control a signal outputted by an output end of the nth level goa unit, and one end of the output end pull down unit is coupled to a first end point, the first end point is loaded with a first signal, and one end of the output control unit is coupled to a nth clock signal, and as the embedded touch display panel enters signal interrupt and performs a touch scan, the output control unit is off to cut off an output path that the nth clock signal outputs to the output end..
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Arc occurrence position detection device and arc occurrence position detection method

In order to identify an arc occurrence position in a dc power source, this arc occurrence position detection device (15) is provided with an arc detection unit (31) which detects occurrence of arc in a solar battery string (11), a disconnection position detection unit (32) which detects a disconnection position in the solar battery string (11), and a main control unit (33) which, when the arc has occurred, outputs the disconnection position detected by the disconnection position detection unit (32) as the arc occurrence position.. .
Omron Corporation

Apparatuses and methods for mixing fluid or media by vibrating a pipette using transient and steady-state intervals

In an embodiment, an immunochemistry analysing system includes a source of paramagnetic particles, a source of fluid, a cuvette configured to receive the paramagnetic particles and the fluid, a pipette configured to (i) translate so that at least a portion of the pipette is located within the cuvette and (ii) dispense at least one of the paramagnetic particles and the fluid into the cuvette so that the paramagnetic particles and the fluid can be mixed within the cuvette, a motor configured to move the pipette while located in the cuvette, and a control unit configured to vary a motor drive of the motor to cause the pipette to mix the fluid with the paramagnetic particles within the cuvette.. .
Hycor Biomedical, Llc

Separation/purification apparatus

A preparative purification apparatus capable of adjusting a mixing ratio of a mobile phase and an elution solvent contained in a solution to be collected. A liquid feeding unit which feeds an elution solvent to an inlet of a trap column; a flow path switching unit which selectively connects an outlet of the trap column to one of a waste liquid flow path or a recovery flow path; a liquid feed amount measurement unit; and a flow path control unit which performs a control such that the flow path switching unit is connected to the recovery flow path when the amount of the elution solvent fed to the trap column reaches a predetermined initial waste liquid amount, and thereafter, the flow path switching unit is connected to the waste liquid flow path at a timing of reaching a predetermined solution recovery amount..
Shimadzu Corporation

Light transmitting apparatus, light transmitting method, and object information acquiring apparatus

A light transmitting apparatus, comprises a bundle fiber configured to include a plurality of strand groups; and a control unit which controls an incidence position of light incident on an incident end-side cross-section of the bundle fiber, wherein in the bundle fiber, the plurality of strand groups are arranged so as to respectively form a plurality of incident regions on the incident end-side cross-section, and a plurality of exit regions respectively corresponding to the strand groups are arranged in a different layout from the plurality of incident regions on a cross-section on an exit end side, and the control unit is configured to be capable of changing a region, to which transmitted light is to be incident, among the plurality of incident regions by controlling the incidence position of light.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Surveying device and survey system

When a camera and a surveying device are connected by a synchro cable, and a photographing condition obtaining unit obtains a photographing start time of the camera, a survey control unit makes a survey time measurement unit start time measurement. After the camera and the surveying device are disconnected, the survey control unit starts a survey by a predetermined surveying period Δt when tracking of the prism starts.
Topcon Corporation

Method for controlling air conditioner

The present invention provides a method for controlling an air conditioner, the air conditioner comprising: a compressor that compresses a refrigerant; and a control unit that controls the compressor, wherein the control unit includes: a main control unit that controls the entirety of the air conditioner; a start-up control unit that controls the compressor when the compressor is operated; a normal control unit that controls the compressor according to a target room temperature after the start-up control unit completely controls the compressor; and a bumpless control unit that calculates a compensation value for lowering the operating frequency of the compressor according to an indoor load when a priority for controlling the compressor is transferred from the start-up control unit to the normal control unit, wherein the bumpless control unit lowers the operating frequency of the compressor according to the compensation value. The present invention applies a compensation value for lowering the operating frequency of the compressor according to an indoor load when the start-up control for the compressor changes to the normal control, thereby reducing energy according to the use of the compressor and preventing oscillation of a room temperature..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Surgical lamp with brightness regulation

The invention relates to a surgical lamp for illuminating an operating area, including: a number of individual lamps which, in an activated state, form a light beam bundle generating a light field region in an illumination plane wherein a total light field is formed, a brightness detection device to determine an actual brightness value in the total light field, as well as a control unit which acts on the individual lamps such that the illumination intensity is controlled in accordance with the determined actual brightness value, wherein the brightness detection device and the control unit are designed such that an illumination intensity of a first individual lamp can be set in a targeted manner depending on the actual brightness value and same can be set for brightening or dimming a first light field region independently of an illumination intensity of a second individual light.. .
Karl Leibinger Medizintechnik Gmbh & Co. Kg

Hydrostatic transmission and braking using the same

A hydrostatic transmission is configured to realize a braking operation in which at least one adjustable traction motor, which acts as a pump, is supported via a closed circuit on an adjustable axial piston pump, which acts as a motor, and which in turn is supported on an internal combustion engine. Since overspeeding of the latter should be avoided, a control unit adjusts the pivot angle of the pump in accordance with a characteristic map which represents a relationship between a setting force and a pressure difference of two working lines of a closed circuit, a pump rotational speed, and the pivot angle.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Hydrostatic transmission with overspeed protection facility

A hydrostatic transmission for a traction drive includes a variable-displacement pump and one or more motors coupled to one another in a closed hydraulic circuit. A braking operation by means of the transmission can be initiated in the traction drive by an electronic control unit if there is a risk of overspeeding of an associated internal combustion engine.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Hydrostatic transmission and braking using the same

A hydrostatic transmission for a traction drive includes a variable-displacement pump and one or more motors coupled to one another in a closed hydraulic circuit. A braking operation is introduced into the traction drive via the hydrostatic transmission, and is controlled in closed-loop fashion by an electronic control unit.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Hydrostatic transmission and braking using the same

A hydrostatic transmission for a traction drive of a mobile working machine includes a variable-displacement pump and one or more motors connected to one another in a closed hydraulic circuit. An electronic control unit of the hydrostatic transmission is configured to initiate and to end a braking operation by the hydrostatic transmission if a traveling speed of the mobile working machine reaches a threshold value.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Internal-combustion-engine combustion state detecting apparatus

An internal-combustion-engine combustion state detecting apparatus is configured in such a way as to include a circulation unit that short-circuits a primary winding so as to form a circulation path including the primary winding, while a spark discharge is produced in an ignition plug, and a circulation current control unit that controls a circulation current flowing in the circulation path and in such a way that based on an ion current detected by an ion current detection apparatus, the combustion state of an inflammable fuel-air mixture is detected.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Engine control device

An engine control device includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to perform a spark discharge with an ignition plug for each cylinder by cutting off energization after elapse of a predetermined period from start of energization to an ignition coil for each cylinder of the engine, to stop the spark discharge caused by the ignition plug for each cylinder after supply of fuel to the engine is stopped when operation of the engine is stopped, and to control an ignition plug so as to stop the spark discharge caused by the ignition plug from a cylinder after a rotation speed of a crankshaft decreases gradually and the rotation speed of the crankshaft reaches a preset threshold value or less, after the stop of the supply of fuel to the engine..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Evaporated fuel treating device and vehicle

An evaporated fuel treating device includes a canister, a first purge passage connected to the canister, a second purge passage connected to a second end of the first purge passage and an intake passage, a purge control valve disposed in the first purge passage, a pulsation detection sensor disposed in the second purge passage, and an electronic control unit configured to execute abnormality detection control that detects abnormality of the second purge passage. The electronic control unit is configured to detect pulsation of a purge gas flowing through the second purge passage, based on an output signal from the pulsation detection sensor when the electronic control unit execute a control that opens and closes the purge control valve, and determine abnormality of the second purge passage, based on the detected pulsation..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Control device for internal combustion engine

Provided is a control device for an internal combustion engine. The internal combustion engine includes cylinders, intake ports, exhaust ports, intake values, exhaust valves, fuel injection valves, and an exhaust valve stop mechanism.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Internal combustion engine and controlling internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine may include an electronic control unit configured to supply additives to an exhaust gas cleaning catalyst having a temperature not more than a predetermined temperature. The electronic control unit may execute abnormality diagnosis of the exhaust gas cleaning catalyst based on an ability for cleaning exhaust gas of the exhaust gas cleaning catalyst.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Smart selective drilling fluid system

A drilling fluid system and associated method for supplying drilling mud to a drilling operation includes a plurality of first sensors associated with a first mud pit, configured to measure a plurality of properties of the drilling mud in the first mud pit, a plurality of second sensors associated with a second mud pit, configured to measure the plurality of properties of the drilling mud in the second mud pit, and a control unit configured to receive measurements from the plurality of first sensors and the plurality of second sensors, determine which of the mud pits comprises drilling mud with a desired plurality of properties, and cause to operate a first valve associated with the first mud pit or a second valve associated with the second mud pit for selecting drilling mud from the first mud pit or the second mud pit based on the determination.. .
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Control device for construction machine and controlling construction machine

A control device for a construction machine includes an operational amount data acquisition unit configured to acquire operational amount data indicating an operational amount of the working unit, an operation determination unit configured to determine a non-operation state of a bucket on the basis of the operational amount data, a bucket control determination unit configured to determine whether bucket control conditions are satisfied, on the basis of determination of the non-operation state, and a working unit control unit configured to output a control signal for controlling the bucket to maintain a state of the working unit, when the bucket control conditions are determined to be satisfied.. .
Komatsu Ltd.

Sewing machine

A sewing machine includes an embroidery data memory unit, a suspension timing selecting unit, and a suspension control unit. The embroidery data memory unit stores embroidery data, and accepts a planned suspension timing, a sewing suspending instruction, and a sewing resuming instruction.
Janome Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.

Method and producing acetic acid

A process for stably and safely producing acetic acid without increasing an internal pressure of a distillation column is provided. The process comprises (1) a carbonylation reaction step for allowing methanol to react with carbon monoxide; (2) a flash step for separating the reaction mixture into a volatile phase and a less-volatile phase; (3) a first distillation step for separating the volatile phase into a first overhead and a crude acetic acid stream rich in acetic acid; and (4) a separation step for separating at least acetaldehyde from the first overhead.
Daicel Corporation

Forklift

Provided is a forklift capable of recognizing an approximate weight of an object to be conveyed supported by a fork without adding special parts. A control unit includes a storage unit which stores load/time information indicating a relationship between a delay time required for an angle of rear wheels to reach an angle corresponding to an angle of the steering wheel and a weight of the object to be conveyed supported by the fork at that time, a delay time detection unit which detects the delay time required for a steering angle of the rear wheels to reach the angle corresponding to the angle of the steering wheel, and a weight identifying unit which identifies the weight of the object to be conveyed supported by the fork on the basis of the delay time detected by the delay time detection unit and the load/time information stored in the storage unit..
Shimadzu Corporation

Remote-controlled crane

A crane system includes crane with a load hook that can be raised or lowered via movable crane elements, and moved within a crane working area by operating drive units associated with the crane elements. The crane system further includes a control unit and a mobile transponder that can be variably positioned in the crane working area, and one or more transmitting/receiving units communicatively coupled to the control unit and configured to receive signals transmitted by the mobile transponder.
Liebherr-components Biberach Gmbh

Method, a safety control unit and an elevator system for defining absolute position information of an elevator car

This invention relates to a method for defining absolute position information of an elevator car. The method comprises: obtaining continuously a pulse position information of the elevator car; and defining an absolute position information of the elevator car by adding a predefined correction value to the obtained pulse position information of the elevator car.
Kone Corporation

Sheet feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding apparatus includes a sheet presence/absence detection sensor configured to detect presence or absence of a sheet on a stacking device, a sheet surface detection sensor configured to detect that a stacking tray is raised to enable a sheet to be fed, a separation cam, and a control unit. The control unit is configured to determine that the mounting state of a feeding holder to a holder support unit is defective when the sheet surface detection sensor detects that the sheet can be fed when the sheet presence/absence detection sensor detects absence of a sheet before sheet feeding processing by a pickup roller..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

System and controlling information representative of the use by one or more users of one or more habitable locations of a ship

System (100) and method for controlling information representative of the use by one or more users of one or more habitable locations (101) of a ship (1), comprising: a plurality of habitable locations (101), each habitable location comprising a plurality of electrical and/or electronic components (102) controllable during the use of the habitable location by a user; a plurality of local control units (103), each local control unit (103) of said plurality being operatively associated with at least one portion of habitable locations (101) of the plurality of habitable locations (101) of the ship (1), each local control unit (103) being configured to control said at least one portion of habitable locations (101) to which it is operatively connected; a central control unit (104); a data communication network (105), each local control unit (103) of said plurality being operatively associated with the central control unit (104) via the data communication network (105). Each local control unit (103) is configured to detect from said plurality of electrical and/or electronic components (102) and to provide the central control unit (104) with information representative of the use by a user of said at least one portion of habitable locations (101) of the plurality of habitable locations (101) of the ship (1).
Fincantieri S.p.a.

Electronic control unit of steering system for vehicle

The present disclosure relates to an electronic control unit of a steering system for a vehicle. The electronic control unit includes: a case having shaft supporting portions formed at ends of sides facing each other; a connector electrically connected with a substrate and coupled to the case through a rotary shaft coupled to ends of the shaft supporting portions such that that direction of connecting ports to be connected with a harness is adjusted, in which a protrusive first coupling portion is formed at any one of the shaft supporting portion and the rotary shaft and a second recessed coupling portion that is coupled to the first coupling portion is formed at the other one so that the connector is coupled and fixed to the case..
Mando Corporation

Automated driving assistance apparatus, automated driving assistance system, automated driving assistance method, program, and recording medium

An automated driving assistance apparatus is an automated driving assistance apparatus for assisting automated driving of a passenger car, and includes a position detection unit and a notification control unit. The position detection unit detects a checkpoint that is before, in the advancing direction, a switching zone in which a switch is made from automated driving to manual driving.
Omron Corporation

Safety stoppage device and autonomous road vehicle equipped therewith

A safety stoppage device for an autonomous road vehicle having at least one control network and sensor, and an autonomous drive-control unit for processing sensor and communication signals and providing control signals for lateral and longitudinal control. A primary brake-control unit is configured to monitor the longitudinal control signals for faults and, upon determination of a fault, execute a longitudinal control profile, stored independent from the autonomous drive-control unit, to perform braking to a stop.
Volvo Car Corporation

Control apparatus, control method, and program

A control apparatus includes an input unit and a control unit. To the input unit, a pickup image of a camera provided to an own vehicle is input.
Sony Corporation

Electronic brake system and control method thereof

Disclosed herein is an electronic brake system. An electronic brake system according to an embodiment of the present disclosure, which is an electronic brake system including a pedal displacement sensor configured to sense displacement of a brake pedal according to a pedal effort of the brake pedal, a hydraulic pressure supply device configured to generate a hydraulic pressure using a rotational force of a motor operated by an electrical signal output from the pedal displacement sensor, and a hydraulic control unit configured to transmit a hydraulic pressure discharged from the hydraulic pressure supply device to wheel cylinders provided on respective wheels, includes a plurality of valves configured to adjust the hydraulic pressures transmitted to the wheel cylinders, a pressure measurer configured to measure hydraulic pressures of the wheel cylinders and a hydraulic pressure of the hydraulic control unit, and a controller configured to control an electromagnetic force of the valve when a difference between the measured hydraulic pressure of the wheel cylinder and the measured hydraulic pressure of the hydraulic control unit is more than a preset first threshold value during an anti-lock braking system (abs) operation..
Mando Corporation

Vehicle information device and a providing information pertaining to a vehicle

A vehicle information device to be installed into a vehicle, comprises a data acquisition interface, configured to receive data corresponding to the vehicle, the data being received for a plurality of attributes, a control unit configured to receive the data from the data acquisition interface and determine one or more of a previous, a current and a future state of the vehicle from the data and a projector unit configured to display one or more of the previous, the current and the future state of the vehicle, in form of a hologram projected through exterior of the vehicle.. .

Vehicle seat control system, vehicle seat control method, and storage medium

A vehicle seat control system (1) includes an angle detection unit (308a) that detects an angle of a connection unit (308) that rotatably connects a seat surface portion to a backrest portion (302), a frame body (311) that includes a pair of vertical frames (311a, 311b) and a horizontal frame (311c) connecting the pair of vertical frames to each other and is provided to be stored in the seat surface portion, a leg support portion (312) including a first rotation shaft (lb) parallel to an extending direction of the horizontal frame and is provided inside the frame body to be rotatable with respect to the frame body, a driving unit (315) that is provided at a proximal end (b1) of at least one of the pair of vertical frames and rotates the frame body taken out from the seat surface portion around a second rotation shaft (la) parallel to the extending direction of the horizontal frame, and a control unit (160) that controls the driving unit on the basis of a detection result of the angle detection unit at least at the time of automatic driving of the vehicle.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Power supply vehicle

The present invention provides a power supply apparatus for a vehicle capable of supplying a stable voltage to an electronic system, and the power supply apparatus for a vehicle, which supplies power to a first electronic system and a second electronic system installed in the vehicle and includes the first electronic system including an inverter configured to drive a motor and an electronic control unit configured to control the inverter, a first battery configured to supply power to the second electronic system and the electronic control unit, a second battery configured to supply power to the inverter, and a charger configured to receive power from the first battery and charge the second battery.. .
Mando Corporation

Electric vehicle power system with shared converter

Methods, systems, and apparatus for an electric vehicle. The system includes a battery control unit configured to be in a grid-connected mode or a stand-alone mode.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Controller for vehicle

A vehicle for a controller includes an electronic control unit which includes an alternator that can generate electric power using rotation of an engine and a first battery and a second battery that can be charged by the alternator. The first battery is connected in parallel to the alternator and the second battery is connected in parallel to the alternator and the first battery via a second switch.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Brake four-wheel drive electric vehicle and electric vehicle

A brake system (100) and a brake method for a four-wheel drive electric vehicle and a four-wheel drive electric vehicle, in the system, according to a brake mode of the electric vehicle, a state of charge of a battery pack (4) and a vehicle speed, a first brake control unit controls a motor (6) to brake a wheel (9) through a motor controller (2) and a second brake control unit controls a brake actuator (12) to brake the wheels (9). The first brake control unit further determines whether a brake torque of the brake actuator (12) on the wheels (9) fails.
Byd Company Limited

Platform including an industrial robot

A platform including at least one industrial robot, wherein the platform is arranged to be carried by a vehicle to a working site where the at least one industrial robot is to perform a task in relation to the working site. The platform includes a platform body, a platform control unit and a connecting arrangement with a connecting device arranged to be connected to a vehicle arm of the vehicle such that the platform can be carried by the vehicle arm of the vehicle.
Abb Schweiz Ag

Robot system having learning control function and learning control method

A robot system is provide with a robot control device that includes an operation control unit and a learning control unit. The learning control unit performs a learning control in which a vibration correction amount for correcting a vibration generated at a control target portion of a robot is calculated and the vibration correction amount is employed in the operation command at a next time.
Fanuc Corporation

Method and determining energy availability for a haptic-enabled device and for conserving energy by selecting between a braking and non-braking mode

A haptic-enabled device, comprising a haptic actuator, an energy storage device configured to provide energy to the haptic actuator, and a control unit communicatively coupled to the haptic actuator is presented. The control unit may be configured to determine an energy availability level for the haptic-enabled device.
Immersion Corporation

Ball pitching machine

Disclosed herein is a ball pitching machine. The ball pitching machine includes a lower frame, an upper frame disposed on the lower frame, a ball introduction pipe configured to introduce a ball, a pitching unit configured to pitch a ball introduced through the ball introduction pipe, and a first pitching angle control unit coupled to the pitching unit, and configured to control the vertical pitching angle of the pitching unit.
Cloudgate Co., Ltd

Vena-caval occlusion element

Apparatus and methods are described including a catheter, a first pump disposed on the catheter, and a second pump disposed on the catheter, proximally to the first pump. A control unit is configured to control activation of the first and second pumps.
Magenta Medical Ltd.

Radiographic image capturing apparatus, radiographic image capturing system, control radiographic image capturing apparatus, and control program of radiographic image capturing apparatus

Disclosed is a technique capable of enhancing usability of a radiographic image capturing apparatus, system, control method of the radiographic image capturing apparatus and a non-transitory computer readable recording medium recorded with a control program, for a user. A radiographic image capturing apparatus includes: an i/f unit and an imaging control unit that function as a communication unit that selectively performs communication with any one of a portable information terminal and a console which are plural control apparatuses that have different image processing capacities with respect to a radiographic image and respectively perform a control relating to capturing of the radiographic image; and an imaging control unit that functions as a selection unit that selects any one of plural imaging modes predetermined with respect to the capturing of the radiographic image according to the image processing capacity of the control apparatus that performs communication with the communication unit..
Fujifilm Corporation

System and detecting catheters relative to introducers

An apparatus for detecting relative positioning of medical devices located within a human body, the apparatus comprising an inner elongate member comprising a plurality of electrodes and a first sensor member, where the first sensor member is located a known distance from each of the plurality of electrodes, and an outer elongate member comprising a first sensor, and an outer sensor member located between the first sensor and an inner wall of the outer elongate member, where the inner elongate member is configured to move within the outer elongate member and the first sensor is configured to sense a signal generated by movement of the inner elongate member relative to the outer elongate member, and a position detection module including an electronic control unit configured to detect a position of the first sensor member relative to the first sensor based on the signal.. .
St. Jude Medical, Cardiology Division, Inc.

Methods and systems for determining prevalence of cardiac phenomena

Systems and methods for determining prevalence of a cardiac phenomenon based on electrophysiological (ep) data from a tissue of a body are provided. The ep data is measured by at least one sensor disposed on at least one medical device that is positionable near the tissue of the body.
St. Jude Medical, Cardiology Division, Inc.

Optical speculum

A system for direct imaging and diagnosing of abnormal cells in a target tissue includes a disposable optical speculum and an image acquisition system having the speculum assembled on and mechanically secured thereto. The image acquisition system is arranged to capture at least one of a single image or multiple images or video of cells within the target tissue using at least one of bright field or dark field ring illumination divided into independently operated segments to obtain a plurality of data sets.
Illumigyn Ltd.

Endoscope system and endoscope

An endoscope system includes: an endoscope having an insertion section adapted to be inserted into a subject; an optical member positioned at a distal end portion; a heating section configured to heat the optical member; a first temperature detector configured to detect first temperature information of the distal end portion; a second temperature detector connected in parallel with the heating section and configured to detect second temperature information of the distal end portion; a control unit configured to control the heating section based on the first temperature information; and an abnormality determination unit configured to determine presence or absence of abnormality in the first temperature detector and the second temperature detector based on the first temperature information and the second temperature information.. .
Olympus Corporation

Control device for imaging system, imaging system, and controlling imaging system

A control device for an imaging system includes a video signal acquisition unit, a photometric unit, and a luminance control unit. The video signal acquisition unit is configured to acquire a video signal obtained by taking an image of fluorescence radiated from a subject under excitation by an excitation light that is emitted onto the subject.
Olympus Corporation

Surgical system with hermetically sealed endoscope

In one embodiment, a minimally invasive surgical system includes a patient side manipulator, a hermetically sealed endoscopic camera instrument, a vision cart, and a monitor. The patient side manipulator has a robotic arm.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Suction control unit for an endoscope having two working channels

A suction control unit placed on an endoscope to control application of suction through at least one of two working channels of the endoscope. The suction unit has first and second valves with first and second valve openings, at a proximal end, that lead through to a distal end, which is adapted to be placed on the first and second ports of the two working channels.
Endochoice, Inc.

Modular and expandable irrigation controller

Described herein are several embodiments relating to modular irrigation controllers. In many implementations, the irrigation controllers are modular in that various functional components of the irrigation controller are implemented in removable modules that when inserted into position within the controller, expand the capabilities of the controller.
Rain Bird Corporation

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Modular device

A modular device, including a base unit with a plurality of module sockets and a number of modules that can be detachably connected to the module socket as well as a control unit for the connected modules, and the module sockets have manually actuatable locking devices for the modules. The locking devices include a manually actuated actuating device, which can be pivoted around a pivot axis from a first end position through an intermediate position into a second end position and which locks the module in the first end position and release the module in the second end position, and have a detector for detecting at least the first end position and the intermediate position of the actuating device.

Light-emitting element driving device, light-emitting device, and vehicle

A light emitting drive device has an output voltage supply unit, and an emergency drive unit. The output voltage supply unit generates an output voltage from an input voltage on the basis of a control signal transmitted from a control unit, and supplies at least one light emitting element with the output voltage.
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Sfn inter node messaging

The invention provides a method of transferring resource control unit operational control functionality within a single frequency network, in which multiple transmission points transmit identical downlink data packets in a synchronized manner, from a first node to a second node, the method comprising receiving at a resource control unit a set of resource control information from at least one candidate node; determining using the resource control information a suitability of the at least one candidate node to be the second node; and initiating transfer of the resource control unit operational control functionality from the first node to the second node.. .
Ipcom Gmbh & Co. Kg

Communication control device, communication control method, and terminal device

There is provided a communication control device including an acquisition unit configured to acquire synchronization relation information indicating which frequency bands are mutually synchronized among a plurality of frequency bands used for radio communication, and a control unit configured to control transmission of the synchronization relation information to a terminal device. The plurality of frequency bands include one or more frequency bands with which a common reference signal is not transmitted in at least one subframe among subframes which are units of time in the radio communication..
Sony Corporation

Terminal device, communication method, and program

A terminal device includes: a communication unit configured to communicatively connect with a first network using a first frequency band or a second frequency band; a detection unit configured to detect communication of a second network that is performed using the second frequency band; an interference avoidance unit configured to perform a process of avoiding radio interference by the second network; and a control unit configured to perform control such that the interference avoidance unit performs the process of avoiding radio interference by the second network band in a case that an identifier identifying communication of the second network detected by the detection unit includes a specific identifier.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Cellular service borrowing using dedicated short range communication technology

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems and methods for cellular service borrowing between vehicles. More particularly, the system uses dedicated short range communication (dsrc) technology in telematics.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

System for measuring parameters associated with motor vehicle wheels

Disclosed is a method of locating a plurality of electronic measuring modules mounted in the wheels of a motor vehicle. The method includes the steps of determination (e1) by each electronic measuring module of a set of proximity scores with respect to the other modules, sending (e2) by each module of the set of proximity scores to the electronic control unit, reception (e3) by an electronic control unit of the sets of proximity scores sent, and location (e4) of each module from the sets of proximity scores received..
Continental Automotive Gmbh

Image pickup apparatus, control method, and storage medium

An image pickup apparatus includes a finder unit configured to enable visual confirmation of an object image; a display unit located outside of the finder unit; and a control unit configured to control a display time for a first image acquired in a first shooting operation to be longer than a display time for a second image acquired in a second shooting operation in a case where a plurality of images is sequentially displayed on the display unit as a review display after continuous shooting is performed, the plurality of images being captured in the continuous shooting for continuously performing a plurality of shooting operations including at least the first shooting operation and the second shooting operation in response to a shooting instruction, the second shooting operation being performed after the first shooting operation.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image pickup apparatus and control image pickup apparatus

An image pickup apparatus includes a touch detecting unit configured to be capable of detecting a touch operation performed on a touch panel; a viewfinder display unit configured to display a display indicating a set value of an item inside a viewfinder; and a control unit configured to execute control such that, in a case where a subject image is visible through the viewfinder, a set value of a first item is changed in response to a touch operation performed on the touch panel when a predetermined operation relating to image pickup is not being performed, and a set value of a second item that is different from the first item is changed in response to a touch operation performed on the touch panel when the predetermined operation is being performed.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Document reading unit that ensures distinguishing and reading fluorescent color

A document reading unit includes an r light source, a g light source, a b light source, a uv light source, a lighting control unit, a first photoelectric conversion element, a second photoelectric conversion element, a lens, and an output unit. The first photoelectric conversion element includes an m filter.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a banner page control unit, an image formation control unit, and a printer unit. The banner page control unit acquires banner page setting information indicating setting conditions of a banner page which is inserted between one sheet and another sheet, on which an image is formed by a plurality of jobs.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing device

An image processing device according to an embodiment includes a display unit that displays a fax destination registration screen having a destination registration region and a destination input region in which a plurality of selectable fax destinations are displayed. An input unit configured receives a destination registration input with respect to the destination input region, the destination registration input indicating a selected fax destination from the plurality of selectable fax destinations.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Incoming-call number notification apparatus, exchange, incoming-call number notification system, and computer readable medium

An object is to provide an incoming-call number notification apparatus capable of notifying a user of the number of incoming calls at the present moment by using simpler equipment. An incoming-call number notification apparatus according to the present invention includes a control unit (14, 15) configured to, when there is an incoming call to a plurality of telephones (20) accommodated in an exchange (10), determine a display color according to the number of incoming calls at the present moment, and instruct the plurality of telephones to blink or light up an incoming-call lamp of its own telephone in the determined display color (20)..
Nec Platforms, Ltd.

Gateway device and computing device

The gateway device includes a plurality of communication ports that are connected to the respective low-level networks and receive low-level data that is transmitted and received to and from the low-level networks; a storage unit that stores each of the plurality of communication ports and a source identifier in association with each other; and a control unit that generates high-level data and transmits the high-level data to the high-level network, in which the payload of the high-level data that is generated by the control unit includes at least a part of the low-level data that is received by the communication ports, and in which the header of the high-level data that is generated by the control unit includes the source identifier which is associated with the communication ports.. .
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

System and communicating between vehicles with light fidelity module

A vehicle comprises a control unit, a light fidelity module coupled to the control unit, wherein the light fidelity module is used for transmitting a visible light to another vehicle and receiving a visible light from another vehicle; and a digital code processing unit coupled to the control unit, wherein the digital code processing unit is used for encoding or decoding data transmitted to or received from the light fidelity module.. .

Mobile terminal

A structure of a mobile terminal for visible light communication is disclosed. The mobile terminal, according to one embodiment of the present invention, comprises: a light reception unit for receiving visible light; and a control unit for extracting, from the received visible light, data corresponding to the turning on/off of an external lighting, wherein the light reception unit comprises at least one among an illuminance sensor, a first image sensor disposed on the front of the mobile terminal, and a second image sensor disposed on the back of the mobile terminal, and comprises a guide member for guiding the traveling direction of visible light outputted from the lighting..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Power converting apparatus and heat pump apparatus

A power converting apparatus for applying to a load an alternating-current voltage converted from a direct-current voltage includes an inverter that receives a pwm signal and applies the alternating-current voltage to the load and an inverter control unit that generates the pwm signal and supplies the pwm signal to the inverter. The frequency of the pwm signal is integer multiples of the frequency of the alternating-current voltage.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Inverter device and outdoor unit of heat pump device

An inverter device converts dc to ac and supplies power to a load (motor), and includes a temperature sensor that directly or indirectly detects a temperature of the inverter device; a dc link including a smoothing capacitor; an inverter circuit provided between the dc link and the load (motor); and a control unit that controls the inverter circuit. The control unit forcefully passes a current through the dc link when an instruction to allow the inverter circuit to operate is not received and when the temperature detected by the temperature sensor is less than or equal to a predetermined temperature..
Daikin Industries, Ltd.

Power conversion device and power supply device in which same is used

A power conversion device includes a switching element, a gate drive unit, a switch circuit unit, a dc power supply unit, and a control unit. The control unit controls a plurality of switch circuit units and a plurality of gate drive units.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Power-feeding device

To minimize excessively high output or increases in magnetic-flux leakage by controlling power feeding on the power-feeding side if an unforeseen situation occurs. This power-feeding device (100) feeds power to an external power-receiving device (150) in a contactless manner.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Method for controlling an electrical energy distribution network, energy distribution network and control unit

A method for controlling an electrical energy distribution network includes connecting at least one first distribution network of a first voltage level which comprises a plurality of network nodes to a power line of the at least one first distribution network, wherein a first part of the network nodes comprises energy consumers, a second part of the network nodes comprises energy generators, and a third part of the network nodes comprises both energy consumers and energy generators. A local unit of each of the network nodes records first energy quantity information which represents a measured energy quantity, and provides second energy quantity information which represents a tradable energy quantity.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Electronic circuit breaker

An electronic circuit breaker having a control unit and a controllable semiconductor switch which is connected in a current path between a voltage input and a load output, wherein the semiconductor switch is integrated into a voltage-controlled current source circuit, the output current of said current source circuit when the load is connected being adjusted by means of the control unit in such a way that the power of the semiconductor switch is lower than or equal to a maximum power value, and wherein the control unit outputs a setpoint value to the voltage-controlled current source circuit and receives a difference value from said voltage-controlled current source circuit, which difference value is formed from a deviation of an actual value, which represents the output current, from the setpoint value and is supplied to the semiconductor switch as a control signal for driving said semiconductor switch.. .
Ellenberger & Poensgen Gmbh

Antenna dynamically matched with electromechanical resonators

A rf transmitting device and method for transmitting digital information wherein the device is connected to or connectable with an antenna, the rf transmitting device having an rf source or transmitter, an electronic switch, a plurality electromechanical resonators each connected to the electronic switch. The electronic switch connects a selected one or selected ones of the electromechanical resonators between the rf source or transmitter and the antenna.
Hrl Laboratories, Llc

Electronic switching device of a battery management system, and battery

A battery includes a battery cell assembly, a battery management system, and including a switching device, wherein the battery management system includes a monitoring device that monitors parameters relevant to correct operation and safety, and the monitoring device includes a control unit coupled to the switching device such that it can interrupt a flow of current between the battery cell assembly and the voltage source.. .
Varta Microbattery Gmbh

Semiconductor switch device

A semiconductor switch device includes a semiconductor switch main body unit that has multiple semiconductor switch chips and a control unit, multiple first terminals that are connected to the semiconductor switch main body unit, and multiple second terminals that are connected to the semiconductor switch main body unit, the first terminals and the second terminals being connected via the semiconductor switch main body unit and a connection state between the first terminals and the second terminals being changed by the semiconductor switch main body unit. The connection-state changing unit of each semiconductor switch chip changes the connection state between multiple in-chip signal lines according to an instruction from the control unit, so that the connection state between the plurality of first terminals and the plurality of second terminals is changed..
Pezy Computing K.k.

Power supply system

A power supply system 90 includes high frequency power supplies 92 and 93 that supply a high frequency power for plasma generation; a dc power supply 91 that supplies a dc voltage to be applied to an electrode; and control unit 94 that controls the high frequency power supplies 92 and 93 and the dc power supply 91 including a first dc power supply unit 101 that supplies a first negative dc voltage v1, a second dc power supply unit 102 that supplies a second negative dc voltage v2 having a higher absolute value than the first negative dc voltage v1, and a selecting circuit 103 that selectively connects the first dc power supply unit 101 and the second dc power supply unit 102 to the electrode; and a discharging circuit 104 connected with a node 109 between the first dc power supply unit 101 and the selecting circuit 103.. .
Tokyo Electron Limited

Method of controlling an adjustable nozzle and making a semiconductor device

A method of controlling a position of an adjustable nozzle includes depositing a film on a surface of a wafer. The method includes measuring a thickness profile of the surface of the wafer.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Laboratory central control unit method and system

The present disclosure provides a method for coordinating data between a plurality of sample processing systems comprising: providing, using a central control unit, data to a pre-analytical sample processing system identifying a sample undergoing pre-analytical processing, receiving data, at the central control unit, indicating the transfer of the sample to an analytical system, providing, from the central control unit (ccu), data associated with the sample to the analytical system, and receiving a result associated with the sample from the analytical system. .
Becton Dickinson And Company

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device; a voltage detector suitable for detecting an operating voltage of the nonvolatile memory device; and a control unit suitable for making a first determination whether the operating voltage is dropped intentionally or unintentionally based on a first reference time and an elapsed time for which the operating voltage decreases from a first reference voltage to a second reference voltage.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Memory, information processing system, and controlling memory

Reliability of stored data is improved without increasing power consumption in a case where a threshold of a control element in a memory cell changes. In a memory including the memory cell, a reference cell, and an access control unit, the memory cell changes from a non-conduction state to a conduction state according to an applied voltage at a threshold voltage and changes to a high resistance state and a low resistance state according to the voltage applied in the conduction state.
Sony Corporation

Monitor, display device thereof, and monitoring system

The display device may include a display unit and a support unit. The display unit is used for displaying patient-end parameter information.
Shenzhen Mindray Bio-medical Electronics Co., Ltd.

Light source apparatus, image display apparatus and control light source apparatus

A light source apparatus includes: a light-emitting unit having a plurality of light-emitting diodes having mutually different light emission colors; a setting unit configured to seta drive mode; and a control unit configured to drive the light-emitting unit in such that each of the plurality of light-emitting diodes emits light periodically, by a drive method corresponding to the drive mode set by the setting unit, wherein in a case where the light-emitting unit is lit with a predetermined light emission brightness, in a light-emitting diode from among the plurality of light-emitting diodes, a drive current value during a lighting period is lower and a lighting period during one cycle is longer in a second drive mode than those in a first drive mode.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image display apparatus, image display method, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

In a case in which a predetermined condition is satisfied, the scan control unit sets a vertical scan speed held when a first region in which a content is present in the display image data is scanned in a vertical direction to a first speed that is lower than a constant speed that is set when a frame scan time required to display one frame is a constant time with the vertical scan speed held constant. The scan control unit sets a vertical scan speed held when a second region in which no content is present in the display image data is scanned in a vertical direction to a second speed that is higher than the constant speed so that the frame scan time is the constant time..
Jvc Kenwood Corporation

Vehicle and control method therefor

The present invention relates to a vehicle and a control method therefor. The vehicle according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: at least one sensor for acquiring traveling information of the vehicle and external environment information of the vehicle; and a control unit for receiving traveling information of a first group, wherein the vehicles, which join the first group, are traveling on a road including a plurality of lanes, for determining a target position of the vehicle for the first group on the basis of at least one of the vehicle traveling information, the external environment information, and the traveling information of the first group, and for controlling the vehicle so as to execute at least one operation corresponding to the target position..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Image display system and riding device

An imaging display system including an imaging unit that images an image of outside of a riding device and outputs a video signal that indicates the image, a video signal processing unit that receives the video signal from the imaging unit and outputs a digital video signal based on the video signal that has been received, a central signal processing unit that receives the digital video signal from the video signal processing unit via a transmission line in the riding device, a display control unit that receives the digital video signal from the video signal processing unit, generates a display signal from the digital video signal that has been received, and outputs the display signal, and a display unit that displays an image that is indicated by the display signal that has been received from the display control unit is configured.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

A remote control device

A remote control device (10) configured for controlling one or more remote controllable actuators (50); said remote control device comprising a housing (11), one or more control units (21), one or more electromechanical interfaces (12) and a transmitter (13); said one or more electromechanical interfaces (12) being positioned inside said housing (11); said one or more control units (21) being functionally connected to said one or more electromechanical interfaces (12) which are functionally connected to said transmitter (13); said one or more control units (21) being structurally connected to said one or more control bases (20), said one or more control bases (20) being arranged rotatable about an axis of rotation (ra) relative to the housing (11) of the remote control device (10) wherein that said one or more control units (21) together define at least a first and a second functional position (a,b) relative to the one or more control bases, said first and second functional positions (a,b) being located radially on opposite sides of said axis of rotation (ra) of said one or more control bases (20), said one or more control units being configured, regardless of rotation of said one or more control bases (20), to produce a first control signal when activated at said first functional position (a) and to produce a second control signal when activated at said second functional position (b); said first control signal being configured to cause a first function having a first direction associated with it, and said second control signal being configured to cause a second function having a second direction associated with it, and where said second direction is opposite said first direction.. .
Lego A/s

Register machine for a checkout system

A register machine of a register machine network including the register machine and a plurality of other register machines, comprises a network communication interface through data are transmitted to and received from the other register machines, a display device, an input device, and a control unit. The control unit is configured to control the network communication interface to receive, from a registration apparatus, product registration information generated by the registration apparatus, execute checkout processing for the received product registration information, determine whether an abnormality occurs in the register machine that prevents completion of the checkout processing, when the abnormality is determined to occur, control the display device to display a register machine selection screen that displays the other register machines, at least one of which is selectable, receive, via the input device, an input selecting one of the other register machines, and control the network communication interface to cause the product registration information to be transmitted to the selected one of the other register machines..
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Mapping image display control device, method, and program

A mapping image display control device includes an organ region extraction unit that extracts an organ region from a three-dimensional-image, a tubular-structure-extraction unit that extracts a tubular structure in the organ region, a reaching-position-information-estimation unit that estimates pieces of reaching position information each of a position at which an extended line of a branch in the tubular structure reaches a surface of the organ region, a resection-region-information-acquisition unit that acquires information of a resection region in the organ region, a boundary-identifying-reaching-position-information-determination unit that determines pieces of boundary-identifying reaching position information used to identify a boundary of the resection region from among the pieces of reaching position information based on the information of the resection region, and a display-control unit that causes a mapping image in which the pieces of boundary-identifying reaching position information are mapped to the surface of the organ region to be displayed.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and non-transitory storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes a first image acquisition unit configured to acquire first image data derived from a photoacoustic wave generated by light irradiation, a position acquisition unit configured to acquire position information indicating a position in the first image data having an image value that is within a predetermined range, a neighborhood position acquisition unit configured to acquire neighborhood position information indicating a neighborhood position neighboring the position based on the position information, and a display control unit configured to cause a display unit to display an image based on the first image data, the position information, and the neighborhood position information.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Watch-type mobile terminal and controlling same

The present invention relates to a watch-type mobile terminal for controlling in such a manner that payment cards, coupons, membership cards, etc. Which are used at the time of payment may be conveniently searched, and a method for controlling the same.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Nfc reader with auto tuner

A near field communication (nfc) reader is disclosed. The nfc reader includes a nfc controller, an antenna, a filter coupled to the nfc controller, a tuner coupled to the antenna and a dynamic power control unit coupled between the filter and the tuner.
Nxp B.v.

Computing system with information storage mechanism and operation thereof

A computing system includes: a control unit configured to: receive user information through a vault user account; process the user information for storage in an information vault; implement a security protocol for the vault user account including to determine a security breach to the vault user account based on receiving an electronic communication from a user electronic contact address addressed to a breach detection contact address; a storage unit, coupled to the control unit, configured to store the user information.. .
Lifesite, Inc.

System, apparatus, method, program and recording medium for processing image

An image processing system may include an imaging device for capturing an image and an image processing apparatus for processing the image. The imaging device may include an imaging unit for capturing the image, a first recording unit for recording information relating to the image, the information being associated with the image, and a first transmission control unit for controlling transmission of the image to the image processing apparatus.
Sony Corporation

Tree structure data editing device, tree structure data editing method, and program

To reduce a burden on a user in editing tree structure data with a text editor. When a selection range is designated on an edit screen, a node selection it of a tree structure data editing device one or more node ids in the tree structure data, based on the position of the selection range.
Rakuten, Inc.

Debug system and semiconductor device

When a program counter value during execution of a target program is an execution start address or less or is larger than the execution start address and is equal to or larger than minimum address among a plurality of addresses associated with a plurality of break points, a break circuit interrupts an execution of the target program, and during the interruption of the execution of the target program, and when the program counter value does not match with anyone of the plurality of break points, a debug control unit sets the program counter value as the execution start address to a first register, sets to a second register an address that is larger than the program counter value and is minimum among the plurality of break points as the minimum address, and resumes the execution of the target program from the execution start address.. .
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Signal processing circuit

Provided is a signal processing circuit occupying a small circuit area. A common arithmetic operation element is shared between a plurality of arithmetic operation sequence control units.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Nand raid controller

An array controller for connection between a solid state drive controller and multiple non-volatile storage units is provided. The array controller comprises a plurality of enable outputs, each of which is connected to an enable input of one of the non-volatile storage units, and a buffer in which data to be written into or read from the non-volatile storage units is stored.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Display control device, display control method, and program

There is provided a display control device including an operation detection unit configured to detect an enlargement operation on any image displayed within a display screen among a plurality of images having a predetermined relation, and a display control unit configured to determine a display area of the image based on the detected enlargement operation and to cause a portion corresponding to the display area to be enlarged and displayed for each of the images displayed within the display screen.. .
Sony Corporation

System and methods for detecting and monitoring power characteristics amongst connected devices in a conferencing system

System and methods for detecting and monitoring power characteristics amongst connected devices in a multi-device system, such as a conferencing system, are disclosed. The system and methods sense power characteristics at various points within the system, such as at ports of the host and client devices.
Shure Acquisition Holdings, Inc.

Power transmission and reception control device, power transmission and reception control method, computer program, and input and output control device

[solution] provided is a power transmission and reception control device including: a power transmission and reception control unit configured to control transmission and reception of direct-current power over a direct-current power line through a dc-to-dc converter connected to the direct-current power line; a power transmission and reception management unit configured to request the power transmission and reception control unit to control the dc-to-dc converter; and a power transmission and reception arbitration unit configured to request the power transmission and reception management unit to perform transmission and reception of power through the dc-to-dc converter. When the power transmission and reception arbitration unit instructs the power transmission and reception management unit to set voltage to the direct-current power line, the power transmission and reception management unit causes the power transmission and reception control unit to set the voltage to the direct-current power line a predetermined number of times by using a random number, and if voltage and current of the direct-current power line are set values, the power transmission and reception management unit instructs the power transmission and reception arbitration unit to acquire a control right of the direct-current power line..

A toy construction system comprising a remote control device

A toy construction system comprising toy construction elements (60) and at least one remote control device (10) and one or more remote controllable actuators (50); said remote control device (10) being configured for transmitting signals for controlling said one or more remote controllable actuators (50); said toy construction elements (60) comprising coupling members for detachably interconnecting the toy construction elements to create spatial structures comprising said one or more remote controllable actuators (50); said remote control device comprising one or more control units (21) configured such that a user may activate the remote control device by activating said one or more control units (21); wherein said one or more control units (21) are adjustable, such that a user can change the orientation of the control unit with respect to the housing of the remote control device.. .
Lego A/s

Digital low drop-out regulator

A regulator includes: an adc for detecting a change in an output voltage and outputting an error code; a control signal generation unit for generating a proportional control signal, integral control signals, a counting signal, and an error sign signal based on the error code; a proportional control unit for shifting the error code based on a proportional gain factor, and outputting a first control signal by synchronizing the shifted error code with the proportional control signal; an integral control unit for shifting the integral control signals based on the counting signal, shifting the shifted signals based on an integral gain factor to generate integral pulse signals, and outputting second control signals by controlling a pre-stored code value based on the integral pulse signals and the error sign signal; and a driving unit for outputting first and second currents in response to the first and second control signals.. .
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York

Ecu, autonomous vehicle including ecu, and determining driving lane for the same

A method of determining a driving lane of an autonomous vehicle is provided. The method includes classifying, by an autonomous driving logic of an electronic control unit (ecu), at least one object sensed in front of the autonomous vehicle as a stationary object or a moving object.
Kia Motors Corporation

Photovoltaic inverter having an improved communication arrangement with a remote computerised system

A photovoltaic inverter for a photovoltaic electric power generation plant, the photovoltaic inverter comprising a control unit for controlling the operation of the photovoltaic inverter and a main communication port for communication with a remote computerized system through a main communication channel. The photovoltaic inverter comprises an auxiliary communication port for communication with a remote computerized system through an auxiliary communication channel.
Abb Schweiz Ag

Method for recording a central control unit belonging to a home-automation facility, controlling and configuring a home-automation facility

The present invention concerns a method for registering a central control unit (u1) belonging to a home automation installation, the method being executed comprising steps (ersv1) of receiving a first registration request message (mru1) of a first central control unit (u1) for the installation, obtaining (ersv2) a first attachment information of the first central control unit (u1) to a representative entity (st) of a home automation installation, creating (ersv3) a representative entity (st) of the installation and attaching the first central control unit (u1) to said representative entity (st), receiving (ersv1) a second registration request message (mru2) of a second central control unit (u2) for the installation, in connection with a second identification information (uiid2), obtaining (ersv6) a second attachment information (sti2) of the second central control unit (u2) to a representative entity (st) of a home automation installation, and attachment (ersv7) the second central control unit (u2) to a representative entity (st) of the installation to which the first central control unit (u1) is also attached.. .
Overkiz

Printing system including printing apparatus and printing control apparatus

A printing system includes a printing control apparatus and a printing apparatus. The printing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives data transmitted from the printing control apparatus, and a power source control unit that causes the printing apparatus to enter a first power saving state or a second power saving state.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a tray configured to accommodate a plurality of sheets which are conveyed out of the tray for printing, a pressing member movable between a first position at which the pressing member presses the plurality of sheets against the tray and second position at which the pressing member does not press the plurality of sheets against the tray, a drive mechanism configured to cause the pressing member to be moved between the first and second positions, and a control unit configured to control the drive mechanism to move the pressing member into the first position, while a sheet is not supplied for printing from the tray and into the second position while the sheet is supplied for printing from the tray.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus

A sensor emits light to an image carrier and detects the amount of developer in a visible image which is formed in the image carrier by receiving light that is reflected from the image carrier. A light amount control unit determines the amount of light which is emitted by the sensor when the amount of developer is detected.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a rotary member 212 which transports a recording material; a first detecting unit 239 which is provided upstream of the rotary member in a transport direction of the recording material and detects the recording material; a second detecting unit 240 which is provided downstream of the rotary member in the transport direction of the recording material and detects the recording material; a driving unit 260 which drives the rotary member; a control unit 101 which controls the driving unit to rotate and stop the rotary member; and stopping units 120 and 121 which operate independently of the control unit and forcibly stop the driving unit based on detection results of the first detecting unit and the second detecting unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Smile mirror

The present invention is related to a smile triggered device (1) for encouraging people to smile, the smile triggered device (1) comprising, a frame (2); a mirror (3) having at least one reflecting surface and installed into the frame (2); a switchable material (4) which can be switched to transparent or non-transparent state and covered on the reflecting surface of the mirror (3); a camera (5) capturing images of the user; a control unit (6) connected to the camera (5) and adapted to processes facial expressions of the user in real time for detecting whether the user smile or not, wherein the control unit (6) changing the state of the switchable material (4) to the transparent state by applying voltage thereto if a smile detected. The mirror (4) function of the smile triggered device (1) is maintained until the user changes his facial expression..

Image display apparatus and image display system using the same

An image display apparatus includes: a light source unit that emits first to third color light with different wavelengths; first to third image modulation elements the first to third color light enters, respectively; a cooling unit that cools the image modulation elements; a temperature detecting unit that detect temperatures of the image modulation elements; and a control unit that controls the cooling unit based on detection results of the temperature detecting unit, such that a temperature difference between the first and second image modulation elements becomes a predetermined temperature difference or greater, and a temperature difference between the first and third image modulation elements becomes a predetermined temperature difference or greater. The first to third color light is green, red, and blue light, respectively.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Electronic apparatus, controlling the same, and storage medium

An electronic apparatus includes a touch detection unit that detects a touch operation on a touch panel, a selection unit that selects positions on a display unit via a touch operation on the touch panel, and a control unit that controls the selection unit, wherein, in a case where a touch position movement is performed on the touch panel, the control unit controls the selection unit to select, from among positions of a plurality of selective candidates on the display unit existing in a direction of the touch position movement from a starting position of the touch position movement to a touch position at a first timing, positions based on a touch position movement up to a second timing after the first timing.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Interchangeable lens, camera system, communication method, and program

To provide an interchangeable lens, a camera system, a communication method, and a program in which lens data can be caused to be efficiently stored in an interchangeable lens, necessity of storing the lens data in the accessory can be eliminated by storing lens data in a case where an accessory is not mounted on the interchangeable lens and lens data in a case where the accessory is mounted on the interchangeable lens, and it is unnecessary to have a particular function of transmitting appropriate lens data to the accessory. An interchangeable lens includes a specifying unit that specifies a mounted accessory by acquiring identification information from the accessory, a storage unit including a first storage area that stores first lens data and a second storage area that stores one or a plurality of pieces of second lens data, a third lens data generation unit, and a lens control unit..
Fujifilm Corporation

Lens system, accessory, communication method, and program

Provided are a lens system, an accessory, a communication method, and a non-transitory recording medium readable by a computer for recording a program capable of accurately specifying an accessory without providing dedicated terminals for an interchangeable lens and the accessory. The lens system is a lens system including an interchangeable lens 100 and an accessory 300, the interchangeable lens includes a lens control unit that performs bidirectional data communication with the accessory necessary for acquisition of at least identification information of the accessory before starting data communication with the camera body, and the accessory includes an accessory control unit to which a power supply terminal and an input and output terminal among a plurality of signal lines are connected, and that replies with identification information of the accessory when the accessory control unit receives a request for acquisition of the identification information of the accessory from the interchangeable lens..
Fujifilm Corporation

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, display control apparatus, and display control method

An image processing apparatus including: a display control unit configured to display highlighting corresponding to an in-focus degree of a subject included in an image on the basis of predetermined sensitivity and to perform control so that the sensitivity is determined depending on a predetermined condition.. .
Sony Corporation

Focusing control device, focusing control method, focusing control program, lens device, and imaging device

A focusing control device includes: a sensor as defined herein; a first correlation value generation unit as defined herein; a second correlation value generation unit as defined herein; a first phase difference amount measurement unit as defined herein; a second phase difference amount measurement unit as defined herein; a target position determination unit as defined herein; and a lens driving control unit as defined herein, the target position determination unit calculates a temporary target position of the focus lens as defined herein, determines whether or not the target position of the focus lens based on the first phase difference amount falls within a predetermined depth range as defined herein, performs the first process in a case defined herein and performs the second process in a case defined herein, and, in the second process, the target position of the focus lens is determined as defined herein.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Projector apparatus with distance image acquisition device and projection method

In an aspect of the invention, a projector apparatus (20) with a distance image acquisition device includes a projection image generation unit (28), a difference value acquisition unit (101) that acquires a difference value between distance information of a first distance image acquired at a first timing and distance information of a second distance image acquired at a second timing, a determination unit (103) that determines whether the body to be projected is at a standstill on the basis of the difference value acquired by the difference value acquisition unit (101), a projection instruction unit (105) that outputs a command to project an image generated by the projection image generation unit (28) to the body to be projected, and a projection control unit (107) that controls a projection operation of the projector apparatus (20) on the basis of the projection command output from the projection instruction unit (105).. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Pressure sensor

A pressure change measuring unit causes a temperature control unit to operate and vary the temperature of a sensor chip in a predetermined temperature range, and measures changes in pressure value output from the sensor chip whose temperature is being varied. A temperature characteristic calculating unit calculates a temperature characteristic of the sensor chip from changes in the temperature of the sensor chip caused by the operation of the temperature control unit and changes in pressure value measured by the pressure change measuring unit..
Azbil Corporation

Image capturing apparatus and image capturing computer program product

An image capturing apparatus includes an image capturing device that captures an image of light from a subject, the light passing through each of wavelength band filters having invisible wavelengths as passbands, in which parts of the passbands of the filters whose center wavelengths are adjacent to each other mutually overlap, and a control unit that causes the image capturing device to capture an image of the light from the subject on which a first irradiation light is irradiated, the first irradiation light having a first spectral distribution in which parts of the respective passbands of the filters overlap with one another, and causes the image capturing device to capture an image of the light from the subject on which a second irradiation light is irradiated, the second irradiation light having a second spectral distribution in which parts of the respective passbands of the filters overlap with one another.. .
Nikon Corporation

Apparatus for determining and/or monitoring at least one process variable

An apparatus for determining and/or monitoring at least one process variable of a medium in a container, comprising: a mechanically oscillatable unit a driving/receiving unit for exciting the mechanically oscillatable unit to execute mechanical oscillations by means of an electrical, exciting signal and for receiving and transducing the mechanical oscillations into an electrical, received signal a control unit, which is embodied to produce the exciter signal starting from the received signal and to set a predeterminable phase shift between the exciter signal and the received signal, an electromagnetically oscillatable unit, an active element for producing and/or maintaining electromagnetic oscillations in the electromagnetically oscillatable unit, which active element forms together with the electromagnetically oscillatable unit an oscillator, a coupling unit, which is embodied to tap an output signal from the active element, and an evaluation unit, which evaluation unit is embodied to determine the at least one process variable from the received signal and/or from the output signal.. .
Endress + Hauser Gmbh + Co. Kg

Shape calculating apparatus

A shape calculating apparatus includes a light source and a light guide provided with detection targets to decrease quantity of light guided by the light guide according to a bend shape of the light guide. The apparatus also includes a light detector to detect light quantity information in wavelengths included in light absorption spectra of the detection targets, a calculation unit that makes a calculation relating to a shape of each detection target based on the light quantity information, and a control unit that changes a dynamic range of at least one of an intensity of light input to the light guide and a detection signal output by the light detector for each wavelength range so that a magnitude of the detection signal is within a range between a lower limit threshold and an upper limit threshold of the light detector..
Olympus Corporation

Method and providing a grip module able to house a firing control unit

A modified assembly configured for firearm capable of propelling ammunition is disclosed. The modified assembly, in some embodiments, includes a firing control unit (“fcu”) and a grip module.
Black Site, Inc.

Method and grip module for firearm modification using a firing control unit

A bullpup-shaped rifle (“bsr”) or assault rifle (“ar”) able to expel a bullet is disclosed. In some embodiments, the bsr includes a firing control unit (“fcu”), grip module, bullpup rear attachment, and bolt and barrel assembly.
Black Site, Inc.

Laser light source, controlling dual color wheels of light source, and laser projection device

A laser light source is provided. The laser light source includes: a laser device; a first color wheel and a second color wheel, on both of which there are corresponding color regions, wherein the laser device emits laser which illuminates the first color wheel and the second color wheel sequentially, and exits from the color regions on the second color wheel; a first marker and a second marker arranged respectively on the first and the second color wheels; a first sensor configured to detect the first marker, and to generate a first sense signal; a second sensor configured to detect the second marker, and to generate a second sense signal; and a control unit configured to synchronize the first color wheel and the second color wheel..
Hisense International Co., Ltd.

Wind turbine and controlling an access point in a closed area of a wind turbine

A wind turbine having a nacelle with a stationary region and a rotor, at least one blocking unit for blocking the rotor, and an access control system is provided. The access control system controls a locking of at least one access door to at least one closed-off region in the wind turbine depending on a blocking of the rotor by means of the least one blocking unit.
Wobben Properties Gmbh

Pumping system with barrier fluid delivery circuit for dry gas seals

A pumping system for carbon dioxide applications comprises a plurality of centrifugal pumps each provided with one or more dry gas seals, and one or more barrier fluid delivery circuits for fluidly connecting the pump discharge of a pump in a running condition to at least one dry gas seal of another pump in standby condition. The pumps of the pumping system may be switched between a running condition and a standby condition through a control unit..
Nuovo Pignone Tecnologie Srl

Process for managing the re-start of an internal combustion engine in a start and stop system

A process for managing the re-start of an internal combustion engine in a start and stop system using an electric motor managed by an electric motor control unit (emu), a first step of direct evaluation of the rotation regime of the crankshaft being provided by an internal combustion engine control unit (ecu) through a sensor put on the crankshaft: if the rotation regime is above a threshold corresponding to the sensor accuracy loss, in case of re-opening of the throttle valve said control unit of the combustion engine (ecu) continues to provide fuel and ignition; otherwise a crankshaft positioning step is provided by the electric motor control unit (emu) comprising: a forward crankshaft rotation by a predetermined forward rotation angle; a detection of a possible piston stall state followed, in negative case, by an additional forward crankshaft rotation until reaching a maximum predetermined forward rotation angle; an inverse crankshaft rotation by a predetermined angle; and a detection of a possible piston stall state followed, in negative case, by an additional inverse crankshaft rotation until reaching a maximum predetermined inverse rotation angle.. .
Piaggio & C. S.p.a

Method and system for initiating regeneration of diesel particulate filters

A method and system for initiating regeneration of a diesel particulate filter (dpf) within a diesel engine system comprising the dpf, a data link connector (dlc), and an electronic control unit (ecu) such as an engine control unit includes an engine communication interface (eci) device and a communication device that request and transmit dpf inhibit parameters that indicate whether initiation of regeneration of the dpf can be performed. The eci device can comprise two connectors that are connectable to different types of dlc.
Idsc Holdings, Llc

Method for adjusting the pressure in a pumping system

The invention describes a method for adjusting the pressure in a pumping system (10) of a motor vehicle with an internal combustion engine. The pumping system (10) comprises one or more pumps, wherein each pump is provided with a respective driving motor, and at least one programmable electronic control unit (12).
Fluid-o-tech S.r.l.

Thermal energy recovery device

Provided is a thermal energy recovery device in which a site of a circulation flow path between an evaporated portion and an expander can be avoided having too high temperature upon stoppage of power recovery by a power recovery machine. The thermal energy recovery device includes an evaporator (10), an expander (12), a power recovery machine (14), a condenser (16), a pump (18), a circulation flow path (20), a cooling flow path (30) for supplying working medium of liquid phase flowing out of the pump (18) partially to a site of the circulation flow path (20) between the evaporator (10) and the expander (12), an on-off valve (v1) provided in the cooling flow path (30), and a control unit (40), in which upon reception of a stop signal for stopping power recovery by the power recovery machine (14), the control unit (40) opens the on-off valve (v1)..
Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (kobe Steel, Ltd.)

Thermal energy recovery device

Provided is a thermal energy recovery device in which poor lubrication of a bearing can be inhibited when an expander is driven. The thermal energy recovery device includes an evaporator (10), an expander (20), a power recovery machine (30), a condenser (40), a pump (50), a circulation flow path (60), a cooling flow path (70) for supplying working fluid from the pump (50) partially to the power recovery machine (30), an on-off valve (v1) provided in the cooling flow path (70), and a control unit (80), in which the expander (20) has a rotor (21), a bearing (22), and a primary casing (23), and in which the power recovery machine (30) has a power recovery unit (31) and a secondary casing (35), and in which upon reception of a stop signal for stopping power recovery by the power recovery machine (30), the control unit (80) closes the on-off valve (v1)..
Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (kobe Steel, Ltd.)

Opening and closing control device

An opening/closing controller includes an entrapment detection sensor that detects entrapment when an opening/closing body moves. A control unit performs a switch mode control using the entrapment detection sensor as an input switch for an opening/closing body operation when detecting an operation input to the entrapment detection sensor while movement of the opening/closing body is stopped..
Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho

Fixing and/or emergency opening system

A system for the fixing and/or emergency opening of a leaf of a door, a window or the like comprises a drive having at least one mechanical energy storage device, which is charged by an opening movement of the leaf and is discharged by a closing movement of the leaf, at least one electric motor, the motor shaft of which is operatively connected to the leaf, and open-loop and/or closed-loop control electronics for actuating the electric motor. The electric motor can be actuated by means of the open-loop and/or closed-loop control electronics both for generator-like damping of the leaf movements and for fixing of the leaf against the force of the mechanical storage device and/or for electric motor-driven emergency opening of the leaf, in that the electric motor additionally can be supplied with external electrical energy from an external device, in particular such as a smoke detector control unit, a smoke and heat extraction control unit or the like, for the fixing and/or emergency opening of the leaf..
Geze Gmbh

Washing machine

A washing machine, in which a control unit for controlling a permanent magnet motor includes: a torque command generation portion for generating a torque command according to a deviation between a command value of a motor rotating speed and an estimated value of the motor rotating speed; a motor driving control portion for converting a deviation between a motor current and a current command value into motor voltage command values so as to drive the motor; and a speed estimator for estimating a motor rotating speed by using motor currents and motor voltages. A load measurement portion is arranged in the washing machine to measure the amount of washings as the load magnitude according to the estimated value of the motor rotating speed estimated by the speed estimator in a state that the command of the torque command generation portion is stopped..
Qingdao Haier Washing Machine Co,. Ltd

Feeding apparatus

The feeding apparatus includes a pick-up roller, a feed roller, a separation roller which forms a separation nip portion with the feed roller, an encoder, and an engine control unit. The engine control unit obtains variation in rotation speed of the separation roller based on a detection result of the encoder, and determines a life condition of the separation roller based on the obtained variation in rotation speed of the separation roller..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Article transport facility

A travelling path includes a first path and a second path that branches off from or merges with the first path at a connection position of the first path. A management area and a check area are provided for the first path.
Daifuku Co., Ltd.

Packaging machine having moisture sensor

A packaging machine, comprising a control unit, at least one measurement device and a plurality of work units for different processes. One of the work units is designed as a sealing station which comprises at least one moisture sensor designed as the measurement device which is functionally connected to the control unit and is designed to detect moisture within the sealing station as a time-dependent measured variable during a program sequence of the sealing station.
Multivac Sepp Haggenmuller Se & Co. Kg

Outboard motor and marine vessel

In an outboard motor, one of an engine control unit and a power supply control unit is mounted on a first side surface of an engine, and the other of the engine control unit and the power supply control unit is mounted on an upper surface of the engine.. .
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

Speed controller for a vehicle

Method and apparatus are disclosed for a speed controller for a vehicle. An example disclosed vehicle includes a power train control unit and an autonomy unit.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method, control unit and system for path prediction in a vehicle

Method and control unit for predicting a path of a vehicle are provided. The method comprises measuring velocity of the vehicle; measuring steering wheel angle (αsw); measuring steering wheel angle rate (α′sw); calculating a future steering wheel angle (αsw), based on the measured steering wheel angle (αsw) and the measured steering wheel angle rate (α′sw); calculating a future yaw rate (ω) of the vehicle based on the measured velocity of the vehicle and the calculated future steering wheel angle (αsw); extrapolating a vehicle position of the vehicle in a set of future time frames, based on the calculated future yaw rate (ω) and the vehicle velocity; and predicting the path of the vehicle based on the extrapolated vehicle positions in the set of future time frames..
Scania Cv Ab

Driving assist apparatus and driving assist system

A driving assist apparatus includes at least one electronic control unit. The at least one electronic control unit is configured to: detect a first object and assist a collision avoidance between a vehicle and the first object existing in a traveling direction of the vehicle; determine whether a first condition that a predetermined number or more of physical objects are detected is satisfied; determine whether a second condition that the vehicle travels at a predetermined speed or lower is satisfied; determine whether a third condition that a predetermined number or more of turning operations of a steering wheel of the vehicle are performed in a predetermined time is satisfied; and determine that a road on which the vehicle is traveling is a crowded environment road, based on a determination that all of the first to third conditions are satisfied..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Control system

A control system includes an information obtaining apparatus, a network, and a control apparatus. The information obtaining apparatus includes a distance information obtaining unit configured to obtain a distance information indicating a distance to an object and a transmission unit configured to transmit the distance information obtained by the distance information obtaining unit.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Hybrid vehicle

An engine (2) of a hybrid vehicle (1) is configured to operate along a prescribed operation line in an operation property diagram of the engine. In addition to a first operation line (a) that optimizes fuel economy, a second operation line (b) that minimizes undesired emission of particulate matter is defined.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Brake operating a brake system

An electrohydraulic brake system, comprising a brake master cylinder. A pressure generating device for actuating wheel brakes and an additional brake actuator may both be activated electronically.
Continental Teves Ag & Co. Ohg

Pneumatic braking system for a railway vehicle

The braking system includes a first and a second braking actuators associated with wheels of a respective axle or a respective bogie of a railway vehicle and to which there are connected a first electro-pneumatic control assembly and a second electro-pneumatic control assembly respectively, each comprising a charging solenoid valve and a discharging solenoid valve adapted to cause an increase and a reduction, respectively, of a pneumatic pressure supplied to the corresponding braking actuators, and a control unit arranged to control the electro-pneumatic control assemblies as a function of a target braking pressure, so that the assemblies cause the application of respective pressures to the corresponding braking actuators.. .
Faiveley Transport Italia S.p.a.

Product metering system

A product metering system for accurately dispensing one or more products. The product metering system generally includes a vehicle wash product supply fluidly connected to an electronic control valve and a control unit in communication with the electronic control valve.
Cleaning Systems, Inc.

Vehicle seat control system, vehicle seat control method, and storage medium

A vehicle seat control system (1) includes a first backrest portion (302) rotatably connected to a seating portion (301) by a first connection unit (308), a second backrest portion (302) rotatably connected to the first backrest portion by a second connection unit (309), a folding adjustment unit (304) that adjusts an angle of the second connection unit, a seat surface adjustment unit (304) that adjusts a height of the seating portion, a first angle detection unit (308a) that detects a first angle that is formed between the first backrest portion and a floor surface, a second angle detection unit (309a) that detects a second angle that is formed between the second backrest portion and the first backrest portion, and a control unit (160) that controls the folding adjustment unit on the basis of the first angle at the time of automatic driving of the vehicle to adjust the second angle, and controls the seat surface adjustment unit to maintain a height of a reference position in the second backrest portion to be equal to or greater than a reference height in a case that the height of the reference position in the second backrest portion is smaller than the reference height.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Vehicle system, vehicle control method, and storage medium

A vehicle system includes a seat state acquisition unit (160) that acquires an orientation about a vertical axis of a seat on which an occupant of a vehicle sits, a vehicle state acquisition unit (170) that acquires a current or future acceleration relating to the vehicle, and a seat control unit (180) that deforms at least a part of the seat on the basis of the orientation of the seat acquired by the seat state acquisition unit and the acceleration acquired by the vehicle state acquisition unit.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Power system and controlling the same

The present disclosure relates to a power system including: a plurality of electronic control units (ecus) configured to transfer power to a motor connected to an output terminal; a temperature section determination unit configured to determine whether first temperature information input from a first temperature sensor which senses the temperature generated from a first ecu corresponds to a normal section, a warning section, or a danger section, which are set in advance; a temperature comparison determining unit configured to determine whether the first temperature information is less than or equal to second temperature information input from a second temperature sensor which senses the temperature generated from a second ecu, in a case in which it is determined that the first temperature information corresponds to the warning section; and a controller configured to control the first ecu so that the first ecu reduces the power in a case in which it is determined that the first temperature information is less than or equal to the second temperature information, and to control the first ecu and the second ecu so that the first ecu does not transfer the power and the second ecu transfers the power in a case in which it is determined that the first temperature information is greater than the second temperature information.. .
Mando Corporation

Battery system for vehicle

A battery system for a vehicle includes an auxiliary battery, first electric loads electrically connected to the auxiliary battery through first relays, a first electronic control unit electrically connected to the auxiliary battery through a second relay, the first electronic control unit being configured to turn on and off at least the first relays and the second relay, and a collision detection device configured to transmit a collision detection signal to the first electronic control unit when detecting a collision of the vehicle. The first electronic control unit is configured to switch the first relays from on to off, while keeping the second relay turned on when receiving the collision detection signal..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Hybrid vehicle and control hybrid vehicle

An electronic control unit is configured to control an engine such that in specified traveling where the vehicle travels while operating the engine with a first inverter and a second inverter kept in a shutdown state, a first motor is rotated at a speed that causes a counter-electromotive voltage of the first motor to be higher than direct current-side voltages of the first inverter and the second inverter, and the first motor outputs torque to a driving shaft through a planetary gear. The electronic control units are configured to interrupt electric power supply from the side of the first inverter and the second inverter to the side of an electric storage device when an accelerator operating amount becomes equal to or below a specified operating amount in the specified traveling..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Automatic tilting vehicle

An automatic tilting vehicle is provided that includes left and right wheels supported by knuckles, a vehicle tilting device, and a control unit. The vehicle tilting device includes a swing member, an actuator for swing the swing member, and a pair of tie rods pivotally attached to the swing member and the knuckles.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle suspension control system and operation thereof

An air management system and method are provided. The system includes a pressurized air source.
Beijingwest Industries Co., Ltd.

Decoloring determining whether to decolor a sheet

A decoloring apparatus includes a reading unit that reads an image formed on a sheet and outputs image information corresponding to the read image. A control unit is configured to recognize the image information output by the reading unit and determine whether decoloring using the decoloring unit is performed on the sheet based on the recognized image information..
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Printing apparatus and printing method

A printing apparatus includes a printing unit that performs printing on a medium transported in a transport direction, a heating unit located downstream of the printing unit in the transport direction and configured to heat the medium, and a control unit that executes a printing operation including printing an image on the medium according to a printing instruction inputted. The control unit is configured to, when the printing operation on the medium according to an nth (n=an integer not smaller than 1) printing instruction is finished, and then a standby operation, including waiting for a start of the printing operation on the medium according to an (n+1)th printing instruction, is performed, continue to transport the medium during the standby operation..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Shaping apparatus and shaping method

A shaping apparatus includes a first moving unit that moves a base member; a shaping unit that performs a shaping operation of stacking the shaping material on a stacking surface of the base member, thereby shaping a shaping object; a cooling unit that performs a cooling operation of cooling the shaping object shaped on the stacking surface of the base member; and a control unit, wherein the control unit implements control such that the first moving unit moves the base member, on which the shaping object has been shaped, to the cooling unit and a subsequent base member is inserted into the shaping unit when the shaping operation ends, and such that the shaping operation of the shaping unit and the cooling operation of the cooling unit are executed in parallel.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Workpiece picking device and workpiece picking improving picking operation of workpieces

A workpiece picking device includes a sensor measuring a plurality of workpieces randomly piled in a three-dimensional space; a robot folding the workpieces; a hand mounted to the robot and hold the workpieces; a holding position posture calculation unit calculating holding position posture data of a position and a posture to hold the workpieces by the robot based on an output of the sensor; a loading state improvement operation generation unit generating loading state improvement operation data of improving a loading state of the workpieces by the robot based on an output of the sensor; and a robot control unit controlling the robot and the hand. The robot control unit controls the robot and the hand based on an output of the holding position posture calculation unit and the loading state improvement operation generation unit to pick the workpieces or perform a loading state improvement operation..
Fanuc Corporation

Electric discharge machine

An electric discharge machine includes an electrode, a shaft-feed driving unit that, a voltage/current applying unit, a shaft-feed control unit that causes the shaft-feed driving unit to perform a jump operation, and a machining-condition setting and changing unit that sets a voltage applied between the electrode and a workpiece and an electric current flowing between the electrode and the workpiece. The machining-condition setting and changing unit determines whether the electric discharge between the electrode and the workpiece stabilizes after the jump operation ends and, in at least a part of a period before determining that the electric discharge stabilizes, sets at least one of the voltage and the electric current to a condition in which electric discharge more easily occurs than in the condition in applying the electric discharge machining..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Gear cutter machining apparatus, gear cutter machining method, tool profile simulation apparatus, and tool profile simulation method

A controller of a gear cutter machining apparatus includes a rotation control unit and a movement control unit. The rotation control unit rotates a gear cutter about a central axis of the gear cutter, and rotates a grinding wheel about a central axis of the grinding wheel.
Jtekt Corporation

Moble uva curing system for collision and cosmetic repair of automobiles

The present invention is directed to a mobile radiation system that comprises a mobile radiation device coupled to a control unit; a radiation blocker having an adaptor opening for receiving said mobile radiation device when said mobile radiation device is in a seated position on said radiation blocker; and a mobile carrier comprising a first compartment for housing said radiation blocker, a second compartment for housing said control unit, and one or more carrier motion devices. The adaptor opening can dimensionally fit the mobile radiation device to block radiations from the mobile radiation device when said mobile radiation device is in the seated position.
Spdi, Inc.

Pacer wire management devices and methods

An epicardial pacer wire management device can include a spool defining a recessed region that encompasses the spool. The recessed region can receive a portion of a pacer wire.

System and launching usage mode in a multimodal surgical gas delivery system

A surgical gas delivery device includes a filter cartridge interface and a computer controlled control unit configured to control the circulation of surgical gas during endoscopic surgery. The control unit can operate in a plurality of different modes of operation.
Conmed Corporation

Watch-type terminal

A watch-type terminal according to the present invention comprise: a main body; a band part connected to the main body and formed so as to be worn around the wrist; an electrode unit for generating a current by being disposed in one region among the main body or the band so as to make contact with the body of a user; and a control unit for calculating an impedance value on the basis of a voltage sensed by the electrode unit, wherein the electrode unit comprises: a first electrode member making contact with the wrist when the watch-type terminal is worn around the wrist; and a second electrode member exposed to the outside.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Imaging device, endoscope, and endoscope system

An imaging device includes: plural pixels; a color filter including a blue filter having spectral characteristics where a maximum value of its transmission spectrum is in the blue wavelength band and transmittance of the wavelength band of a narrow band light is higher than the transmission spectrum in the red and green wavelength bands, a red and green filters having spectral characteristics where minimum values of their transmission spectra are near the maximum value of the transmission spectrum of the blue wavelength band, and having spectral characteristics where their transmission spectra gradually increase toward a short wavelength side from 440 nm; and a control unit configured to execute control of making an accumulation time of a pixel of the plural pixels shorter than accumulation times of pixels having other filters arranged thereon, the pixel having highest spectral sensitivity to the narrow band light.. .
Olympus Corporation

Image sensor, endoscope, and endoscope system

An image sensor includes: pixels; first transfer lines configured to transfer imaging signals of shared pixels that are present in a plurality of different rows and share a single column transfer line for each predetermined number of pixels adjacent in a row direction and; a constant current source configured to transfer the imaging signals; output units configured to externally output the imaging signals; and a control unit configured to simultaneously and externally outputs, by simultaneously driving the plurality of shared pixels present in a same single column transfer line in the plurality of different rows, each of the plurality of imaging signals, which are output from the shared pixels and are present in the same column in the plurality of different rows, and externally output all of the imaging signals of the shared pixels present in the plurality of different rows same number of times as the predetermined number.. .
Olympus Corporation

Non-burning type flavor inhaler and atomizing unit

This non-combustion type flavor inhaler is provided with an atomization unit having an aerosol source and a resistive heating element for atomizing the aerosol source with resistive heat, and a control unit which controls the amount of power supplied to the resistive heating element, wherein the amount of power supplied to the resistive heating element during the action of a single puff is represented by e, characteristic parameters of the atomization unit are represented by a and b, the amount of the aerosol source consumed with one puff action is represented by l, and the control unit calculates l with the formula l=ae+b, or, controls e in accordance with the formula e=(l−b)/a.. .
Japan Tobacco Inc.

Agricultural applicator with automatic control of the dampening of the applicator boom

An agricultural applicator includes a chassis supported on a ground surface and an applicator boom controllably movable with respect to the chassis about a pivot axis defined in a driving direction or suspended in a height-adjustable manner. An electronic control unit receives a sensor value regarding a current driving status of the chassis, and a dampening element is controlled by the electronic control unit based on the sensor value to dampen the movement of the applicator boom.
Deere & Company

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Volvo Truck Corporation

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Audio-technica Corporation

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User terminal, radio base station, and radio communication method

The present invention is designed so that communication is carried out in an appropriate manner even in an environment concurrently using transmission time intervals (ttis) of different lengths, a user terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a control unit for determining the structures of the ttis contained in one subframe of existing systems, and a reception unit for receiving a reference signal and data in at least one of the ttis. The reception unit receives a cell-specific reference signal in each of the ttis using a radio resource to which the cell-specific reference signal is allocated in the existing systems..
Ntt Docomo, Inc.

Terminal device and wireless communication device

[solution] provided is a terminal device including a control unit configured to select pan of antenna ports among antenna ports of a reference signal beamformed with a plurality of beams from a wireless communication device and generate a channel state report which reports states of channels at the selected antenna ports to the wireless communication device.. .

Communication system, communication control apparatus, communication control method, and communication program

The present invention addresses the problems of reduction of an operation guaranteed period and an operation failure of an entire system caused by the reduction of the operation guaranteed period or an operation stop of a specific device. The present invention includes a control unit that controls transmission of a triggering message to a terminal based on at least one of an identifier included in the triggering message for triggering the terminal and used to identify the terminal, and an identifier for identifying a group to which the terminal belongs..
Nec Corporation

Signal processing device and signal processing method

A signal processing device includes a noise analysis unit for analyzing a frequency component of a noise signal obtained by converting a collected sound into an electrical signal, a plurality of filtering units for carrying out predetermined filtering operations on the noise signal on the basis of an analysis result, and an output control unit for temporally varying a synthesis rate of outputs of the plurality of filtering units according to a change in the analysis result of the noise analysis unit. When the analysis result of the noise analysis unit changes, one filtering unit starts a predetermined filtering operation by characteristics different from those of other filtering units that carry out predetermined filtering operations on the noise signal according to the change in the analysis result of the noise analysis unit..
Sony Corporation

System for controlling projector, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium

A system includes a control unit configured to change a gradation value of an image to be projected by a projection unit according to a gradation value detected from a captured image acquired by capturing a screen on which an image is projected by the projection unit and a generation unit configured to generate an adjustment image for adjusting a projection image shape projected by the projection unit based on the gradation value changed by the control unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Projection display system, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium therefor

A projection control apparatus includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a captured image of a projection plane on which a first image is projected by a projection unit, a specification unit configured to specify an image projection area of the projection unit within the captured image acquired by the acquisition unit, an association unit configured to, in the captured image of the projection plane on which a second image different from the first image is projected by the projection unit, associate coordinates on the image projection area specified by the specification unit with coordinates managed by the projection unit, and a control unit configured to calculate distortion correction parameter for the projection unit by using an association result of the between the coordinates by the association unit. The projection control apparatus can reduce the time for adjustment of a projection image shape..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Smart portable orientation device

The present disclosure discloses a portable orientation device for a fastener. The portable orientation device comprises a base member having at least one cut-out, to receive the fastener.
Wipro Limited

Device, operating electric appliance by mobile terminal

A system for operating an electric appliance by a mobile terminal is disclosed. The mobile terminal includes a platform-independent gui presentation unit; a sending unit configured to send, to the electric appliance, an operation instruction and/or query request based on the user interaction input received via a gui element; and a result receiving unit configured to receive the instruction execution result and/or query result.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Image capturing control apparatus capable to perform notification for change of capturing range, controlling, and storage medium

An image capturing control apparatus, comprises: at least one processor or circuit configured to perform the operations of following units: a display control unit configured to perform control to display a video that an image capturing unit is capturing on a display unit; a boundary setting unit configured to set a boundary in relation to the video that is displayed on the display unit; a detection unit configured to detect a change of a capturing range in the image capturing unit; and a notification unit configured to, in a state in which the capturing range displayed does not include the outer side of the boundary, and in a case where the boundary is close to the capturing range from the inner side of the boundary, perform a notification by a display.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing apparatus having camera function, display control method thereof, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus having a camera function, including: a display control unit configured to display a live view image acquired via a camera on a display unit; and an image analysis unit configured to perform, when performing an image capturing of an object every area: projective transformation of an image of an already-captured area of the object, for which image capturing has already been completed, onto a plane space of the live view image; and an image analysis to display the image of the already-captured area for which the projective transformation has been performed along with the live view image, and the display control unit displays, in accordance with analysis results by the image analysis unit, the image of the already-captured area for which the projective transformation onto the plane space of the live view image has been performed.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing apparatus, electronic apparatus, display processing apparatus, and controlling the same

An image processing apparatus includes a selection unit that selects any of a plurality of items arranged in a first area, a switching unit that switches a mode between a at least first mode, in which an item displayed in the first area selectable, and a second mode, in which the image processing apparatus accepts an operation for an item line including a plurality of items arranged in a second area, and a control unit that performs control to display the item line so that a boundary area between two items included in the item line is not at a predetermined position in the second area in the second mode, and display the item line so that the boundary area is at the predetermined position based on switching to the first mode.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Focusing control device, focusing control method, focusing control program, lens device, and imaging device

A focusing control device includes: a plurality of signal detection sections that receives luminous fluxes passing through an imaging optical system including a focus lens capable of moving in an optical axis direction in a first range and detects signals corresponding to light reception amounts; a movement allowable range control unit that controls a movement allowable range in which movement of the focus lens set in the first range is allowed; and a lens driving control unit that moves the focus lens within the movement allowable range controlled by the movement allowable range control unit based on a signal group output from the plurality of signal detection sections.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Processing device, processing method, system, and article manufacturing method

A processing device including an imaging unit for obtaining image data by imaging an object and a control unit for controlling the imaging unit, wherein the control unit configured to determine a condition for the imaging on the basis of a magnitude of a luminance distribution corresponding to the image data.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Communication apparatus, communication method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

A communication apparatus comprises: a sending unit that sends data to a designated destination; a receiving unit that receives a response to the send by the sending unit; a recording unit that records information relating to a send when the send is performed by the sending unit, and associates and records, when a response to the send is further received by the receiving unit, information of a send-source of the response; and a control unit that causes the sending unit to resend data based on information recorded in the recording unit, wherein the control unit causes the sending unit to resend data to a destination indicated by information, among the recorded information, for which a predetermined time has elapsed since the recording and for which a response has not been received by the receiving unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

External storage medium processing device and program

An external storage medium processing device includes a plurality of receiving units to and from which the external storage medium can be attached and detached. Further, when detecting that the external storage medium is attached to the receiving unit at the time of startup, a control unit collates identification information stored in a storage unit with identification information acquired from the external storage medium.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes a detection unit that detects a start of using a voice communication unit in a set period during processing for establishing a connection with another information processing apparatus for performing remote assistance for the information processing apparatus, a display control unit that, when a start of using the voice communication unit is detected, displays a notification screen including a telephone number set as contact information of an assistance source of the remote assistance and an instruction object for instructing to make a phone call to a communication destination corresponding to the telephone number, and a calling unit that, when a phone call to the communication destination is specified via the instruction object in the notification screen, makes a phone call to the communication destination.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Conference system

A conference system s includes a control unit 1 and a discussion unit 2, a running packet is repeatedly transmitted and received between both units, the running packet includes a counter flag, the control unit includes a cu communication portion 11, a cu storage portion 13, and a cu control portion 16, the discussion unit includes a du control portion 26, the du control portion increments the count value of the counter flag, and each time the running packet is received from the discussion unit, the cu control portion compares a count value stored in the cu storage portion and the count value of the counter flag included in the running packet received from the discussion unit.. .

Motor driving device and refrigerating air-conditioning device

A motor driving device that drives a motor with an alternating-current power converted from a direct-current power supply, includes an inverter that receives a pulse-width modulation signal and supplies the alternating-current power to the motor, and an inverter control unit that generates the pulse-width modulation signal and supplies the pulse-width modulation signal to the inverter. The inverter control unit reduces the number of pulses of the pulse-width modulation signal generated during a first period within one period of a mechanical angle of the motor to be lower than the number of pulses of the pulse-width modulation signal generated during a second period within the one period of the mechanical angle of the motor.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Arrangement, method and computer program product for limiting circulating currents

An arrangement, method and computer program product are provided for limiting circulating currents in a converter converting between ac and dc. The converter has a number of ac and dc terminals and includes a number of converter arms, where a first and a second converter arm are connected in parallel between a first dc terminal and a first ac terminal.
Abb Schweiz Ag

Power supply device

A power supply device comprises: a first switching circuit that includes a series circuit, connected between a predetermined voltage level and a ground level, having a high side switching element and a low side switching element connected in series that are alternately turned on and off at a predetermined frequency; a second switching circuit that includes a switching element controlled between on and off, the switching element having one end being connected to the ground level, and that makes an on time point of the switching element variable; and a control unit that performs control such that on time points of the switching element and the high side switching element are not overlapped with each other.. .
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Power converter and vehicle driving system

A power converter includes a control unit that generates a modulated wave synchronized with an output voltage command and a carrier wave having a frequency higher than a frequency of the modulated wave, the control unit controlling the power converter by comparing the modulated wave and the carrier wave to output a switching signal for driving a switching element. When a modulation factor in converting dc power into ac power is equal to or higher than a mode switching modulation factor and is lower than π/4, the power converter converts the dc power into the ac power in an over-modulation mode, in which switching of the switching element is stopped for a period longer than one cycle of the carrier wave, in a first period in which an output voltage command is positive and timing of a positive peak value of the output voltage command is included..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Drive apparatus

A drive apparatus is provided which includes a motor and a control unit. The control unit has a heat sink secured to a cover.
Denso Corporation

Drive apparatus

A drive apparatus is provided which includes a motor and a control unit equipped with a cover, a heat sink, a substrate on which electronic devices are mounted. The heat sink is secured to the cover.
Denso Corporation

Power supply system

A power supply system includes a first circuit, a second circuit and a voltage controller. The first circuit includes a first power supply line connected to each of a first load, a power supply source, and a first battery.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Cleaning device and operating a cleaning device

A cleaning device is provided, including an electrical consumption unit, at least two batteries, a discharge circuit electrically connecting these to the consumption unit, and a control unit for controlling the discharge circuit, wherein the batteries are connected to each other in parallel. To increase the utility and operational safety of the cleaning device, in the discharge operation of the cleaning device, a parameter reflecting a respective state of charge of the batteries is determinable, and the discharge circuit is controllable by the control unit such that, depending on the result of the determination, a respective discharge current path for the respective battery, in which discharge current path the consumption unit is arranged, is optionally releasable or blockable by means of at least one electrical switching element.
Alfred Kärcher Gmbh & Co. Kg

System and condition monitoring and controlling a charging level of at least one capacitor

A system and a method are disclosed for controlling a charging level of at least one capacitor. In an embodiment, the system includes a sound wave sensor configured to detect sound signals from the capacitors; a sound evaluation unit configured to evaluate the sound signals detected by the sound wave sensor; and a control unit configured to control the charging level of the at least one capacitor.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Power supply system

A power supply system includes a power generator that charges a secondary battery and a electronic control unit configured to causes the power generator to perform regenerative power generation and supply the regenerated power to the secondary battery to charge the secondary battery, cause the power generator to perform fuel power generation using power of an internal combustion engine on the basis of a power generation voltage which is set by feedback control based on a state of charge of the secondary battery and to supply the generated power to the secondary battery to charge the secondary battery, and set a lower-limit voltage for the fuel power generation to a voltage at which an amount of injected fuel in the internal combustion engine is minimized depending on an amount of the regenerated power supplied to the secondary battery.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Processing apparatus

A processing apparatus includes a cassette rest unit from which a wafer is fed by an unloading unit and a feed unit to a plurality of processing units, in which the layout of the units can be changed. The processing unit also has a control unit including a display panel for displaying an input screen for entering operating conditions for the units and a memory unit configured to store at least the operating conditions for the units.
Disco Corporation

Imaging device for imaging an object and for imaging a structural unit in a particle beam apparatus

The system described herein relates to an imaging device for imaging an object in a particle beam apparatus and/or for imaging a structural unit of a particle beam apparatus, and to a particle beam apparatus having such an imaging device. The imaging device has an illumination unit having a first switching state and a second switching state for illuminating the object and/or the structural unit with illumination light, where, in the first switching state, the illumination light comprises only light of a first spectral range and where, in the second switching state, the illumination light comprises only light of a second spectral range.
Carl Zeiss Microscopy Gmbh

In-wall electrical control unit with openable switch cover

An in-wall electrical control unit with openable switch cover has a switch cover attached to a housing of the electrical control unit adjacent to a user interface of the electrical control unit such that the switch cover can be maneuvered between an opened position exposing the user interface for programming and a closed position wherein the switch cover is positioned over the user interface. An interface actuation knob on an inner surface of the switch cover aligned with a specific control of the user interface allows the user to operate the specific control while the switch cover is in the closed position..
Jasco Products Company Llc

Information management device, information management system, information management method, and computer program

A device, system, method, and computer program is provided that suppresses the disappearance of personal information in a handover process of personal information. A control unit of an information management device performs a process of receiving approval or disapproval of each user for each information system to use personal information of the user; in response to receiving disapproval of a first user for a first information system, a process of causing personal information of the first user stored in a first information server provided in the first information system to be sent from the first information server to a storage server; and in response to receiving approval of the first user for a second information system, a process of causing the personal information of the first user stored in the storage server to be sent from the storage server to a second information server provided in a second information system..
National University Corporation Nagoya University

Display driving circuit and pixel structure

A display driving circuit and a pixel structure are provided. The driving circuit includes a first latch, a second latch and a logic control unit.
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Goa circuit

The present invention relates to a goa circuit. The goa circuit comprises: a first thin film transistor (t1) to a fourteenth thin film transistor (t14), a first capacitor (c1) and a second capacitor (c2).
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Image display control apparatus, image display system, image display control method and program

[solving means] an image display control apparatus according to the present technology includes a control unit. The control unit switches a first mode for reducing a brightness of an image without inverting the brightness of the image fixedly displayed on a specific area of a screen to a second mode for inverting the brightness of the image and reducing the brightness of the image inverted, and controls a display such that the image is displayed on the area of the screen depending on the mode switched..

Illuminated display

An illuminated display includes a plurality of illumination means, in particular a plurality of leds, which are arranged on a transparent base member. The transparent base member reduces visible light on average by a maximum of 40%.
Lightntec Gmbh & Co. Kg

Game apparatus and game controlling method

A game apparatus possesses a control unit and a storage unit. The control unit is configured to execute a program stored in the storage unit and thereby to realize a lots-drawing function of performing lots-drawing in accordance with a game result of a first game and a granting function of grating a right to continuously play a second game in accordance with a result of lots-drawing, and thereafter in a case where a play result of the second game has satisfied a predetermined condition, granting a right to continuously play the second game a number of times which is not less than a number of times that the second game is continuously played under the right which has been granted at the previous time.
Sega Sammy Creation Inc.

Pen-type medical fluorescent imaging device and system for aligning multiple fluorescent images using the same

The present invention relates to a pen-type medical fluorescent imaging device comprising: a probe which is elongated in the longitudinal direction and has an image capture unit at one end; a plurality of light source units surrounding the image capture unit; and a control unit for controlling the light source units, wherein the light source units comprise: a first light source for emitting light of a first wavelength range so that a blood vessel is marked by a first fluorescent material; and a second light source for emitting light of a second wavelength range so that a glioma is marked by a second fluorescent material, wherein the first and second light sources are selectively controlled by the control unit.. .
National Cancer Center

Information processing system and information processing method

[solution] an information processing system, including: an accumulating unit configured to accumulate an emotion history in which a level of a specific emotion calculated on a basis of a behavior history of a user, a date and time and a position at which the specific emotion occurs, and an associated keyword are associated; and a control unit configured to predict a level of the specific emotion in a specific place at a specific date and time from a relation between at least any one of the specific date and time, the specific place, and a keyword associated with the date and time or the place and the emotion history accumulated in the accumulating unit.. .

Electronic device, information processing method, and program

Provided is an electronic device including: a determination unit configured to determine, on a basis of information regarding an environment for acquiring biological information for use in biometric authentication regarding an eye, a method of realizing an environment for acquiring biological information suitable for the biometric authentication; and a control unit configured to perform control corresponding to the method. .
Sony Corporation

Evaluation apparatus, evaluation system, and evaluation method

An evaluation apparatus that is connected to a bus used by a plurality of electronic control units that constitute an electronic control system for communication and that evaluates security of the electronic control system. The evaluation apparatus includes a transmitter that sends, to the bus, at least one attack frame including an invalidation frame for invalidating a frame on the bus, a monitor that monitors at least one of the plurality of electronic control units, and an evaluator that evaluates the electronic control system in terms of security on the basis of the result of monitoring performed by the monitor when the attack frame is sent from the transmitter to the bus..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Methodology for generating a consistent semantic model by filtering and fusing multi-source ontologies

A system, for filtering and fusing multi-source ontologies. The system includes a tangible processing controller unit and non-transitory computer-readable storage device in communication with the tangible processing controller unit.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Method and distributed computing using controller area network protocols

A system includes a first electronic control unit (ecu) processor configured to function as a scheduler, connected to a bus on a controller area network. The processor is also configured to receive an availability notification, indicating ecu available processing power, from a second ecu connected to the bus.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method and device of information protection for micro control unit chip

The disclosure discloses a method and a device of information protection for a micro control unit (mcu) chip, the mcu chip comprises an instruction bus, a data bus, a flash controller and a user area of a flash memory; the flash controller is used to divide the user area into a first sub-area and a second sub-area; the method comprising: when the instruction bus accesses the user area, determining whether the instruction bus accesses the first sub-area; if yes, entering the first sub-area working state; in the first sub-area working state, if the instruction bus accesses the second sub-area, entering the transition state; determining whether the time at transition state reaches a preset waiting time; if yes, entering the second sub-area working state; the disclosure is used to protect program from being stolen by users and prevent the cooperative companies stealing program from each other.. .
Gigadevice Semiconductor?beijing? Inc.

Hardware security for an electronic control unit

An electronic control unit (ecu) for vehicles is described, including memory to store encrypted data and unencrypted data; a main control unit operatively connected to memory to access unencrypted data; and a hardware encryption-decryption device operatively connected to memory to access encrypted/decrypted data for decryption using a hardware algorithm and for encryption using a hardware algorithm. Data in the memory is decrypted by the hardware encryption-decryption device using the hardware algorithm and stored in memory for use by the main control unit.
Lear Corporation

Memory device and control method thereof

A memory device includes a memory block including a plurality of sectors, and a control unit configured to: pre-store a plurality of first indicators in a storage unit, the plurality of first indicators respectively corresponding to a plurality of refresh units in the memory block, each refresh unit including at least one sector, and the first indicators being generated based on a first reference voltage level; and in an erase cycle for erasing a target sector of the memory block: read data from a selected one of the refresh units with a second reference voltage level; generate a second indicator for the selected refresh unit based on the data; compare one of the first indicators corresponding to the selected refresh unit with the second indicator of the selected refresh unit; and if the second indicator is not equal to the first indicator, refresh data in the selected refresh unit.. .
Winbond Electronics Corporation

Method and secure multi-cycle vehicle software updates

A system includes a processor controlling a vehicle module (vm) in communication with a telematics control unit (tcu) over a bus. In this embodiment, the processor is configured to receive an authentication request, including a counter value, from the tcu.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Computing system with a presentation mechanism and operation thereof

A computing system comprising: a first control unit or a second control unit configured to: receive a request to send or to receive a content; determine whether to send or to receive the content based on a threshold; monitor an environmental characteristic; control a presentation of the content based on the environmental characteristic; a first communication unit or a second communication unit, coupled to the first control unit or the second control unit, configured to send or to receive a first device transmission or a second device transmission of the content based on the threshold; and a first user interface or a second user interface, coupled to the first control unit or the second control unit, configured to present the content.. .
Telenav, Inc.

Amplification device, control amplification device, and control program

When a plurality of amplification devices each including a display unit are used in combination, deterioration in visibility of displayed information is prevented. An amplifier unit includes a connection mode specifying unit that detects another amplifier unit including another display unit which is disposed to form one display area along with the display unit and a display control unit that displays information in the display area formed by a plurality of display units..
Omron Corporation

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

It is possible to improve usability at the time of text editing performed on a user interface. An information processing apparatus capable of newly displaying an object for text to display text in an enlarged view in accordance with a user operation, the information processing apparatus including: a display control unit configured to display a text box at a predetermined position in a display area of the information processing apparatus; and a moving unit configured to move, in a case where the text box is operated, the text box from the predetermined position in a direction opposite to a direction in which the object for text is displayed with respect to the text box..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing apparatus, display control method, and program

An information processing apparatus that causes an item to be displayed in a display region of a display unit includes a first control unit that moves an item placed in a predetermined placement region of a plurality of placement regions set in the display region based on a user drag operation, a second control unit that performs, in a case where the drag operation is released in an area other than the plurality of placement regions, cancel processing for placing the item in any placement region of the plurality of placement regions, and a third control unit that stops the cancel processing in a case where inputting to the display region by the user is received before the cancel processing performed by the second control unit is completed.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Display apparatus and display program

A multifunction peripheral 1 (display apparatus) includes a touch panel 4, a process control unit 11 that displays a button 31 on the touch panel 4 while providing a sensing area 41 that is continuous with the button 31 around the button 31 and when the button 31 or the sensing area 41 is touched, performs a process corresponding to the the button 31, and a change unit 12 that changes the size of the button 31 and reduces an area ratio of the sensing area 41 to the button 31 in enlarging the button 31 and increases the area ratio in reducing the button 31.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Information processing apparatus, display controlling method, and program

An information processing apparatus includes a display control unit that displays a thumbnail list of a plurality of pages in a first display area of a display unit and displays a page corresponding to a thumbnail selected in the thumbnail list displayed in the first display area in a second display area of the display unit, and a movement control unit that moves an item in response to a drag operation, wherein the movement control unit moves an item in a first page displayed in the second display area to a thumbnail corresponding to a second page that is different from the first page in the thumbnail list displayed in the first display area in response to a drag operation, and thus the display control unit displays the second page in the second display area.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Gaze tracking apparatus

Provided are gaze tracking apparatuses, which in some embodiments can include an optoelectronic device, wherein the optoelectronic device includes an image sensor with non-local readout circuit having a substrate and a plurality of pixels and operatively connected to a control unit, wherein a first area of the substrate is at least partially transparent to visible light and at least the plurality of pixels of the image sensor are arranged on the first area of the substrate to aim to an eye of a user when placed in front of an inner face of the substrate, and wherein the control unit is also adapted to control the image sensor to acquire image information from the user's eye for performing a gaze tracking of the user's eye.. .
FundaciÓ Institut De CiÈncies FotÒniques

Device and automated, semi-automated, or assisted maneuvering of a motor vehicle

An apparatus for automated, partly automated or assisted maneuvering of a motor vehicle from a start point to a 3d target position including a mono camera and an evaluation and control unit, wherein the evaluation and control unit has at least one structure-from-motion algorithm, wherein the evaluation and control unit calculates a maneuvering trajectory composed of three partial trajectories, wherein a first partial trajectory leads from the start point to a first intermediate point, a second partial trajectory leads from the first to a second intermediate point, and the third partial trajectory leads from the second intermediate point to the target point, wherein at least the first or at least the second partial trajectory is embodied so the mono camera captures the target position from at least two different viewing directions, wherein the viewing directions are selected so the 3d determination of the structure-from-motion is optimized.. .
Volkswagen Ag

Self-propelled vehicle system, self-propelled vehicle, and drive control self-propelled vehicle

The self-propelled vehicle system includes a drive line, a start marker, and a self-propelled vehicle. The self-propelled vehicle includes a plurality of drive line sensors arranged, in a direction intersecting with the travel direction of the self-propelled vehicle, at a wider range than a width of the drive line, a marker sensor that detects the start marker, and a control unit.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Operation control apparatus and control method

An operation control apparatus that controls a changeover from an automatic operation mode in which a vehicle is automatically operated to a manual operation mode in which the vehicle is manually operated, the vehicle includes a parking lock mechanism, and a sensor, the operation control apparatus includes an electronic control unit configured to: i) control the vehicle such that the vehicle is automatically operated, based on information received from the sensor; ii) determine whether or not a first condition is established; and iii) activate the parking lock mechanism, and change over an operation mode of the vehicle from the automatic operation mode to the manual operation mode after establishing the parking lock state, when the first condition is not established. The first condition is that the automatic operation mode can be continued..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Remotely controlled power equipment system

A remotely controlled power equipment system which allows various types of power equipment to be remotely controlled by a transmitter. The remotely controlled power equipment system generally includes a base which is adapted to removably connect to one of a plurality of attachments.

Method for operating an electric or fluidic actuator and movement controller for an actuator

A method for operating an electric or fluidic actuator, for which a setpoint position is predefined, includes the steps: provision of the setpoint position to a path planning unit and calculation of movement values from the setpoint position, provision of the movement values by the path planning unit to an open-loop control circuit and a closed-loop control circuit, calculation of a first manipulated variable component dependent on the movement values in the open-loop control circuit and calculation of a second manipulated variable component dependent on the movement values and on position signals of a position sensor assigned to the actuator in the closed-loop control circuit, combining of the first and the second manipulated variable component in an control unit and provision of a control signal resulting from the manipulated variable components to the actuator.. .
Festo Ag & Co. Kg

Timepiece and control timepiece

A timepiece includes a communication unit that controls communication with a communication device by using a periodic communication radio wave, and a control unit that controls a hand operation of an indicating hand driven by a motor. The control unit sets a hand operation permission period during which the hand operation of the indicating hand is permitted starting from communication timing of the communication radio wave..
Seiko Instruments Inc.

Interlock circuit

An interlock circuit comprises a plurality of semiconductor switching units electrically connected or connectable in series in a supply line, a plurality of control units electrically connected to the plurality of semiconductor switching units, and a trigger unit electrically connected to the plurality of control circuits. Each control unit activates or deactivates a corresponding semiconductor switching unit in response to trigger signal received from the trigger unit..
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Image forming apparatus detecting status of motor

A motor driving unit controls motor conducted current of a brushed dc motor on the basis of a motor control signal. A motor control unit provides the motor control signal to the motor driving unit and thereby controls the brushed dc motor.
Kyocera Document Solutions

Temperature control for sheet heating device

A sheet heating device includes a heater, a power supply for the heater, and a control unit configured to set an initial power supply level of the power supply at a start of a sheet heating job by the heater based on the sheet heating job and according to whether or not maximum and minimum power supply levels from a last sheet heating job are stored, and control the power supply level of the power supply during the sheet heating job based on a temperature detected by the temperature sensor.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Maskless photolithographic system in cooperative working mode for cross-scale structure

A maskless photolithoghrapic system includes a laser point-by-point scanning exposure unit, a plane-projection exposure unit, a mobile station and a calculation control unit that decomposes a pattern to be exposed, so that a pattern portion with a precision requirement below a pre-determined threshold is exposed by the laser point-by-point scanning exposure unit, and a pattern portion with a precision requirement greater than the pre-determined threshold is exposed by the plane-projection exposure unit; when conducting laser point-by-point scanning exposure on a sample on the mobile station, the light emitted by the laser point-by-point scanning exposure unit moves relative to the sample according to the pattern portion with a precision requirement below the pre-determined threshold; and when conducting plane-projection exposure on the sample, the plane-projection exposure unit emits light with a corresponding pattern shape onto the sample according to the graph with a precision requirement greater than the pre-determined threshold.. .
Technical Institute Of Physics And Chemistry Of The Chinese Academy Of Sciences

Light source device, projector, and controlling light source device

An embodiment of a light source device according to the invention includes: a light source unit configured to emit light; a first optical element on which the light emitted from the light source unit is incident; a first drive unit configured to rotate the first optical element; and a control unit configured to control the light source unit and the first drive unit. The control unit is configured to continue rotating the first optical element during a first period until a first predetermined time passes after the light source unit is turned off..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Systems and methods for an optical image stabilizer system

The optical image stabilizer system according to various aspects of the present technology may comprise a set of springs connected to a lens such that the force exerted by the set of springs and the force exerted by gravity are in equilibrium. A position detection sensor may be linked to the lens and detect a current position of the lens.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Focusing control device, imaging device, focusing control method, and focusing control program

A focusing control device includes: an evaluation value calculation unit that causes an imaging element which images a subject through a focus lens to image the subject for each of positions of the focus lens while moving the focus lens movable in an optical axis direction, and calculates evaluation values for determining a focusing position of the focus lens based on signals acquired by performing any filtering process selected among a plurality of filtering processes in which passbands are different on captured image signals acquired through the imaging; a focusing position determination unit as defined herein; and a focusing control unit that performs focusing control to move the focus lens to the focusing position, and the focusing position determination unit increases number of the selected evaluation values as a lower frequency limit of the passband becomes lower, as the filtering process selected by the evaluation value calculation unit.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Position detection device for movable lens, lens device, imaging device, position detection movable lens, and position detection program for movable lens

A position detection device for a movable lens includes: a first position detection unit as defined herein; a storage control unit as defined herein; a second position detection unit as defined herein; an output unit as defined herein; and a second sensor-state detection unit as defined herein, and the first position detection unit detects the first position based on a signal output from the first sensor at a timing determined in advance, and detects the first position again based on a signal output from the first sensor in an abnormality-recovery state in which the second sensor-state detection unit detects that the output signal of the second sensor is in the abnormal state and then detects that the output signal of the second sensor is in the normal state after the first position is stored in the storage unit.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Wearable device and a determining induced voltage exposure of a human body to rf radiation and static electricity variation

A wearable device and a method are disclosed for determining induced voltage exposure of a human body to low voltage fluctuations or induced static electricity variation on human body. The wearable device includes conductive elements which form at least part of an antenna and comprises an rf-to-dc converter connected to the conductive elements of the wearable device for harvesting rf energy and induced static electricity variation at the input in the form of an ac voltage (vin), while the rf-to-dc converter provides a dc voltage (vout) at the output.
Sanko Tekstil Isletmeleri San. Ve Tic. A.s.

Input-voltage-abnormality detection method and power source device

This abnormality detection method for a single-phase ac input voltage is executed by a control unit having a function of a phase locked loop, and includes: sequentially generating a simulated voltage waveform with a phase synchronized with the input voltage, by using the phase locked loop; and within a period until a next update of the generated simulated voltage waveform, comparing the instantaneous value of the input voltage with the simulated voltage waveform, and when the instantaneous value of the input voltage changes from a state of being along the simulated voltage waveform to a state of not being along the simulated voltage waveform, determining that the input voltage is abnormal.. .
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Automatic analyser

Provided is an automatic analyser capable of switching an apparatus operation mode, such as automatic reexamination, without stopping measurement by efficiently using a rack. The automatic analyser includes a storage unit that stores an operation mode, such as automatic reexamination, of the automatic analyser, a detection unit that detects an operation mode switching rack inserted into an insertion unit, and a control unit that switches the operation mode stored in the storage unit on the basis of the detection of the operation mode switching rack by the detection unit.
Hitachi High-technologies Corporation

Testing device and testing the tightness of containers

The invention relates to a testing device for testing the tightness of containers (2), comprising a supply unit (3) for supplying the containers (2), a testing unit (4) for testing the tightness of the containers (2), a diverting unit (5) for diverting tested tight containers (2), and a discharge unit (6) for discharging containers (2′) tested to be untight in the testing unit (2). The testing unit (4) has at least one individual testing chamber (42) for testing individual containers and at least one multiple testing chamber (41) for receiving a plurality of containers in order to simultaneously test multiple containers (2).
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Advanced flood gauge

A flood warning system for providing persons with an advance warning of a flooded area has a gauge unit positioned in a waterway, a control unit configured to receive signals transmitted by the gauge unit in order to determine whether a condition of the waterway is safe, and a warning light unit positioned remotely from the gauge unit in a path adjacent to a roadway ahead of the waterway. The gauge unit has one or more sensors in a housing that measure a water level is water enters or exits the housing and a signal transmitter cooperative with the gauge unit that transmits a signal in response to a pre-defined water level being reached.

Spray device

A device (100) for firing a projectile at a target body, in particular a fluid projectile or solid projectile, comprises a hand-held unit (100) for firing the projectile, the hand-held unit (100) comprises a propulsion drive (114) for accelerating the projectile and a distance measuring device (112) for measuring a distance between the hand-held unit (100) and the target body. The device (100) also comprises an energy store (120) for operating the propulsion drive (114), the propulsion drive (114) comprising a control unit (115), whereby the propulsion (114) is controllable in dependence on the distance measured..

Circulating inert-gas seal system based on gas-supply servo device and qhse based storage and transportation method

A circulating inset-gas seal system based on gas-supply servo device and qhse based storage and transportation method are provided. The gas-supply servo device includes a servo constant pressure unit including: inlet gas compressors a charging check valve, a gas supply container and a degassing valve control unit which are connected in sequence and communicated and controlled by a one-way valve.

Two-wheeled vehicle

A vehicle includes an electrical system which has at least one control unit and a first operator input device operably coupled to the at least one control unit. Additionally, the electrical system includes a second operator input device electrically coupled to the at least one control unit.
Indian Motorcycle International, Llc

Lock-up clutch control device for vehicle, and lock-up clutch control method

In a vehicle equipped with a torque converter 4 having a lock-up clutch (3), learning control for obtaining a learning value (l_n) on the basis of meet-point information, with which the lock-up clutch (3) initiates torque transmission, is carried out. When the lock-up clutch (3) experiences a transition to an engaged state during travel, a meet-point learning control unit (12c) calculates an lu transmission torque estimate on the basis of the difference between the engine torque (engine torque signal value te) and the torque converter transmission torque (τ·ne2).
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Starting a motor vehicle drive unit

The present disclosure pertains to remote starting of a drive unit in a stationary motor vehicle. The drive unit includes one or more driving wheels, a clutch and a gearbox for coupling and decoupling the drive unit and the driving wheels.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Limited flow thrust reverser actuating

An engine assembly includes a nacelle configured to at least partially surround an engine and a thrust reverser coupled to the nacelle. The thrust reverser includes: a thrust-reversing element movable relative to the nacelle between a stowed position and a deployed position; a hydraulic actuator operably coupled to move the thrust-reversing element; and a fluid control system configured to operate the hydraulic actuator.
Woodward, Inc.

Electric supercharging controlling electric supercharger

An electric supercharging system has an electric supercharger disposed on an intake air passage of an engine and a control unit in which a microcomputer is built. Then, control unit changes an actuation timing of the electric supercharger on the basis of change amounts of a rotational speed and an accelerator opening of the engine.
Volvo Truck Corporation

Bilateral engine control system

Technology is provided for a bilateral engine control system for use on a multi-cylinder opposed piston engine. The system includes first and second sets of injectors, each set mountable on first and second sides of an engine.
Fairbanks Morse, Llc

Control system for a drilling apparatus

A control system for a percussive drilling apparatus, the control system including a control unit for controlling machine control level operations of the percussive drilling apparatus, one or more machine control nodes connected to the control unit via a control bus, the machine control nodes providing at least one output from one or more sensors of the percussive drilling apparatus, and a measurement-while-drilling analysis functionality arranged to operate at the machine control level. The measurement-while-drilling analysis functionality being arranged to obtain measurement data of the one or more sensors from the one or more machine control nodes via the control bus and to carry out a measurement-while-drilling analysis of a drilling process..
Sandvik Mining And Construction Oy

Drilling producing a bore

A drilling apparatus and a method for producing a bore in a bottom of a body of water from a floating platform that is exposed to lifting motions, such as a wave motion. The drilling apparatus includes a carrier device, a drill string substantially vertically displaceable in an axial direction along the carrier device, a drilling drive for applying torque to the drill string, and a control unit designed to control and reduce the torque of the drilling drive during drilling operation to a threshold value at which the at least one drill string element is further axially displaceable to compensate for lifting motions when there is friction on a contact surface.
Bauer Spezialtiefbau Gmbh

Smart transformable shading system with adaptability to climate change

A smart transformable shading system with adaptability to expand and retract in response to solar radiation comprises, in one implementation, a housing unit, a plurality of structural cells, and a plurality of modular units. The structural cells are within the housing unit, and are aligned in first and directions with respect to the housing unit.

Wireless infrared safety sensor for garage door opener system

The invention relates generally to the field of motorized garage door openers. In particular, the invention relates to wireless safety sensors for garage door openers and garage door opener with a wireless safety sensor.

Door component comprising a controllable damping device

A door component has a controllable damping device and contains a magnetorheological fluid. Two connection units are movable relative to one another.
Inventus Engineering Gmbh

Refrigeration control unit with three-axis hinge assembly

A hinge assembly is provided. The hinge assembly includes a first hinge component and a second hinge component.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Steam generating device for washing machine and washing machine

A steam generating device for a washing machine and a washing machine are disclosed. The steam generating device includes a heating pipe connected to a heating control unit.
Qingdao Haier Drum Washing Machine Co., Ltd.

Integrated treating a thread and using thereof

An integrated system for treating a thread and using the treated thread, comprising: a thread treatment machine for treating a thread or portions thereof; a thread applicator configured for using the treated thread such as a stitching machine of 3d printer; at least one mechanism for collecting and trimming thread portions; and a control unit, configured for controlling at least the thread treatment machine, the thread applicator and the collecting and trimming mechanism and for coordinating the treatment of the thread with the operation of the thread applicator, wherein the control unit is further configured for controlling the collecting and trimming mechanism for collecting untreated thread edge portions for allowing using only treated thread portions.. .
Twine Solutions Ltd.

Method and controlling an elevator system

An elevator system drive unit moves an elevator car in an elevator shaft to at least two shaft access doors under control of a control unit. The car does not move or moves only to a limited extent if an individual is in the shaft.
Inventio Ag

Automated article singulator and method thereof

Disclose herein are an automated article singulator and a method thereof. The singulator according to one embodiment includes a measuring unit configured to measure positions and postures of articles being transferred, an arranging unit configured to receive randomly supplied articles, transfer the articles using a transfer apparatus, and change moving directions of the articles using a plurality of direction changing apparatuses, and a control unit configured to control the direction changing apparatuses one at a time or in groups to arrange flows of the articles according to information measured by the measuring unit..
Gachisoft Inc.

System and automating packaging of varying shipment sets

A system for automating packaging of varying shipment sets comprises a control unit for receiving from a database stored information on the size and number of items forming a shipment set according to a dispatch order, an information acquiring device for acquiring current information on the items being actually arranged for said shipment set, said information acquiring device being communicatively coupled with said control unit and said control unit being configured to calculate, either based on the information from said database or from the information acquiring device, the dimensions of a custom sized cardboard box for packaging the shipment set, a box forming station for forming said custom sized cardboard box having a bottom wall, four side walls and an open top, a packaging station for packaging the items forming the shipment set into said custom sized cardboard box, and a lid placing station for closing said custom sized cardboard box with an appropriate lid, wherein said control unit is configured for performing a verification using the current information from said information acquiring device and the stored information from said database to verify that the actual shipment set is formed according to the dispatch order.. .
Neopost Technologies

Carbon nanotube anti-icing and de-icing means for aircraft

Embodiments for a system and method for anti-icing and de-icing an aircraft are provided. The system includes an electrically conductive coating, an electrical circuit having one or more electrical leads, a control unit, a plurality of temperature sensors connected to the control unit, and a plurality of ice detector sensors connected to the plurality of temperature sensors and the control unit.

Rotatable thruster aircraft with separate lift thrusters

A rotatable thruster aircraft includes a fixed wing; rotatable thruster assemblies, each including first and second thrusters that provide rotation via differential thrust; and vertical lift thrusters, optionally connected via an elongated member; and an aircraft control unit, including a processor, a non-transitory memory, an input/output component, and a power manager that controls specific power applied to the thrusters.. .

A vehicle powertrain and a gear upshifting

A corresponding method, a computer program, a computer readable medium, and a control unit for controlling the powertrain are also provided.. .

Pneumatic braking system for a railway vehicle with a solenoid brake release valve

The pneumatic braking system comprises a pneumatic circuit for supplying a pneumatic braking pressure to at least one brake cylinder, and includes a pneumatic solenoid charging valve and a pneumatic solenoid discharge valve adapted to cause an increase and a reduction, respectively, of the pneumatic pressure acting upon the at least one brake cylinder, the solenoid valves being controlled by an electronic braking control unit; a solenoid brake release valve adapted to cause, when energized, a complete discharge of the pneumatic pressure applied to the at least one brake cylinder, independently of the conditions of the solenoid charging and discharge valves; and an electric emergency line on which in normal operation there is a voltage which drops when emergency braking is activated.. .
Faiveley Transport Italia S.p.a.

Electro-pneumatic controlling the braking of a railway vehicle

The apparatus comprises a sensor for generating a vehicle load signal, weighting devices designed to supply a weighted pneumatic pressure as a function of the load signal, and first and second braking control apparatus, both coupled to the weighting devices and comprising respective relay valves which supply at their outlets respective braking pressures, modulated as a function of said weighted pneumatic pressure, to respective braking actuators associated with the wheels of a respective axle or of a respective bogie of the vehicle. The weighting devices comprise an electro-pneumatic drive assembly which is interposed between pneumatic pressure supply means and the drive inlet of the relay valves and an electronic weighting control unit which controls the drive assembly as a function of the load signal, so as to modulate in a predetermined way the pressure at the drive inlet of the relay valves..
Faiveley Transport Italia S.p.a.

Driving assistance device for vehicle

This driving assistance device includes a braking control unit and a target speed determination unit. The braking control unit executes driving assistance control for adjusting the braking force to be applied to a vehicle by actuating a brake actuator such that the vehicle body speed does not exceed a target speed.
Advics Co., Ltd.

Method for adjusting brake pressures of a motor vehicle, brake system for carrying out the method and motor vehicle combrising such a brake system

A method for adjusting brake pressures on pneumatically operated wheel brakes of a motor vehicle includes adjusting, in a normal braking mode, the brake pressures depending on a driver brake request; and adjusting, by a control unit in a pressure control mode, the brake pressures at the respective wheel brakes during reception of an external brake request, which is independent of the driver brake request and defined for the control unit as an external target deceleration value, as a function of a resulting target deceleration value of the vehicle deceleration. The control unit determines the resulting target deceleration value by linking the external target deceleration value according to the external brake request and a value corresponding to the driver brake request.
Wabco Gmbh

System, method, computer program and control unit for preventing a vehicle from rolling away

A system and a method for preventing a vehicle from rolling away are described. According to one method aspect, in the case of a vehicle equipped with several epb actuators, the activation of only one of these epb actuators takes place if in the case of a road inclination lying below a threshold value the vehicle begins to roll away from the stationary state..
Lucas Automotive Gmbh

Method for monitoring the use of a wiper system of a motor vehicle

The invention also relates to a wiper system 10 comprising a control unit designed to implement the method such as described above.. .

Adjusting system for a vehicle lighting apparatus, and operating such an adjusting system

The invention relates to an adjusting system for a lighting apparatus for vehicles, which lighting apparatus (1) is configured to emit light for forming at least one, preferably dynamic, light distribution (3) described by a parameter set (2) into an area in front of the lighting apparatus (1), wherein the adjusting system is configured to modify the at least one light distribution (3) described by the parameter set (2), and wherein the adjusting system comprises a light control unit (4), in which light control unit (4) the parameter set (2) describing the light distribution (3) is stored, and which light control unit (4) is assigned to the lighting apparatus (1) and is configured to control the lighting apparatus (1) in such a way that the lighting apparatus (1) emits light into an area in front of the lighting apparatus (1) for forming the at least one light distribution (3) in accordance with the parameter set (2), wherein an operator control unit (5) formed separately from the lighting apparatus (1) and from the light control unit (4) is assigned to the light control unit (4), which operator control unit (5) is configured to accept user inputs (6) and to transmit the user inputs (6) to the light control unit (4), wherein the light control unit (4) is configured to modify the parameter set (2) in accordance with the user inputs (6) to produce a further parameter set (8) describing at least one further user-defined, preferably dynamic, light distribution (7) compliant with legal standards, and to adjust the lighting apparatus (1) in such a way that the lighting apparatus (1) emits light for forming the at least one further light distribution (7) in accordance with the further parameter set (8) into an area in front of the lighting apparatus (1).. .
Zkw Group Gmbh

Vehicle wire harness

According to embodiments, a vehicle wire harness includes one end to be electrically connected to a control unit mounted on a vehicle and the other end to be electrically connected to one or more light sources. The vehicle wire harness further includes a driver operation portion configured to receive a control signal designating a lighting form for the one or more light sources from the control unit and to output a drive pattern for driving the one or more light sources.
Yazaki Corporation

Vehicle control system, vehicle control method, and vehicle control program

A vehicle control system includes an information acquisition unit configured to acquire time change information of which a value changes with time, a seat driving unit configured to drive at least a part of a seat on which an occupant of a vehicle is seated, and a seat control unit configured to control the seat driving unit on the basis of a change in the value of the time change information acquired by the information acquisition unit.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Charging control apparatus and control method therefor

The present invention relates to a charging control apparatus and a control method therefor. A charging control apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a communication unit which performs wireless communication with at least one communication device including a vehicle; a charging connector electrically connected to a charging inlet provided in the vehicle; a locking unit which is disposed in the charging connector, so as to perform or release locking between the charging connector and the charging inlet; a control unit which checks whether the id of the vehicle, received by the communication unit, is included in a pre-stored authentication information list, in response to an electrical connection between the charging connector and the charging inlet, and when the id of the vehicle is included in the pre-stored authentication information list, determines whether to release the locking between the charging connector and the charging inlet, depending on the location of a previously authenticated portable device, and controls the locking unit according to the determination..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Electric vehicle charging station and controlling an electric vehicle charging station

An electric vehicle charging station is provided. The electric vehicle charging station includes an interface, by way of which the charging station receives energy from an electrical energy supply grid, an energy intermediate storage device for intermediate storage of energy received or transmitted by way of the interface from the electrical energy supply grid, a plurality of output connections for charging electric vehicles and a control unit for controlling the energy intermediate storage in the energy intermediate storage device and for controlling the delivery of energy by way of the plurality of output connections.
Wobben Properties Gmbh

Vehicle-mounted charging system

A vehicle-mounted charging system is provided that can charge a battery regardless of the charging method and prevent an abnormal current from occurring between a vehicle and a charging station. A first charging controller, controls charging in accordance with a first charging method, communicates with a first charging apparatus via a charging cable connected to a first inlet, and charges a battery by turning on a dc cutoff relay, provided on a power supply path from the first inlet to the battery.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Transport device and printing apparatus

A transport device provided in a printing apparatus includes a transport mechanism as an example of a first transport unit and a winding unit that is disposed on a downstream side of the transport mechanism in a transport direction. The transport device includes a tensile force applying unit that has a tension bar as an example of a tensile force applying member that is biased toward a medium between the transport mechanism and the winding unit and applies tensile force to the medium.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Corrugated fiberboard printing device and box-making machine having the same

A corrugated fiberboard printing device includes a protection device which regulates approaching of a corrugated fiberboard within a predetermined distance against an inkjet head, and a controller. The protection device includes multiple regulation devices which are juxtaposed in a width direction of the corrugated fiberboard, and a movement mechanism which moves each of the multiple regulation devices in the width direction.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machinery Systems, Ltd.

System for coating an optical article with a predetermined coating composition, coating device for such a using the system

The invention provides a system for coating an optical article with a coating composition (50), comprising a chamber configured to receive said article, a coating device configured to carry out a coating treatment of said composition for depositing it on said article in said chamber, by vaporizing said composition and by exposing at least a face of said article to the vaporized composition, and a control unit configured to control said coating device for coating said article by vaporizing said composition; said coating device being formed as a single cartridge unit comprising a casing (41) configured to contain said composition, a vaporizing conduit (49) opening both into said casing and outside of said coating device, and a propelling member (52) configured to pressurize said composition; said coating device being configured to put in fluidic communication said propelling member in an operative state with said casing in order to carry out said coating treatment for coating an article.. .
Essilor International

Storage device, mobile robot, storage method, and storage program

Provided is a storage device including: a first storage region comprising a plurality of sensor regions for the plurality of the sensors; a second storage region into which a data set is written, the data set being generated by reading, from the respective plurality of sensor regions, sampling data of a sensor having a longest sampling period among the plurality of sensors for one period and sampling data of other sensors for a period corresponding to the period in which the sampling data of the sensor for the one period is generated and integrating the sampling data; and a control unit configured to write the sampling data of the plurality of sensors into the plurality of sensor regions, respectively, in a ring buffer format and generate the data set at a predetermined timing and write the data set into the second storage region in the ring buffer format.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Grinding apparatus

A grinding apparatus that performs thickness measurement across an entire wafer surface without degradation of throughput of wafer grinding and grinds the wafer precisely to a target thickness. A grinding apparatus includes a rough grinding stage for roughly grinding a wafer and a fine grinding stage for finely grinding the wafer.
Tokyo Seimitsu Co, Ltd.

Laser processing apparatus

A laser processing apparatus includes: a chuck table that holds a packaged wafer by a holding surface; a laser processing unit that applies a laser beam to the packaged wafer to form a through-groove along each division line; an x-axis moving unit that moves the chuck table in an x-axis direction; and an examination unit. The chuck table includes: a holding member that forms the holding surface; and a light emitting body.
Disco Corporation

Liquid ejection system and computer program

The control unit, when a first condition in which a minimum value of a suppliable time that is a time it takes for an amount of liquid contained in each supply-side sub tank to reach an amount corresponding to a switching preparation time necessary for switching between the refill-side sub tank and the supply-side sub tank is less than or equal to a maximum value of a full refill refilling time that is a period from when refill processing for performing refilling of the liquid from the main tank is started in each of the plurality of refill-side sub tanks until a state is achieved in which the refill-side sub tank is fully re-filled with liquid and can supply the liquid is satisfied, the refill processing is performed on the plurality of refill-side sub tanks.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Nucleic acid analysis apparatus

A nucleic acid analysis apparatus with isothermal based amplification includes a chamber, a fluid delivery unit, a thermal unit, a rotational driven unit and at least one optical unit. The chamber includes a cartridge mounted therein.
Delta Electronics Int'l (singapore) Pte Ltd

Apparatuses, providing filter recognition

The application generally relates to digital engine integrity protection (eip) systems for filters for internal combustion engines and methods of using the digital eip systems. A pre-programmed digital chip is integrated in filtration hardware such that the engine control unit (ecu) or another controller installed on the engine or vehicle can read encrypted digital signal from the chip when electrically connected with the filter hardware.
Cummins Filtration Ip, Inc.

Smart cartridge system for containing and releasing medicament with pumping mechanism and compressible reservoir

The present disclosure relates to the field of treatment of symptoms or disorders through use of a cartridge system that may be used in conjunction with a delivery system, such as an infusion set. More specifically, the present disclosure describes a communication system for delivering medicament to a user, wherein the communication system may comprise a smart cartridge, a master control unit, and a drug delivery base.
Picolife Technologies, Llc

Ophthalmological laser system

An ophthalmological laser system for photodisruptive irradiation of ocular tissue, including a crystalline lens or a cornea. The system includes an ultra-short pulse laser, the radiation of which is focusable as illumination light via an illumination beam path including a scanner unit and focusing optics.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag

Circulation smoke discharging system

A circulation smoke discharging system includes: a circulation smoke discharging apparatus configured to receive setting output information of a treatment instrument apparatus including a treatment instrument, feed predetermined gas, and perform circulation smoke discharging by sucking smoke generated in a body cavity and gas in the body cavity; a pump for the circulation smoke discharging; an input voltage determination unit configured to determine a pump input voltage corresponding to a circulation flow rate of the circulation smoke discharging in accordance with the setting output information of the treatment instrument apparatus; and a circulation flow rate control unit configured to control the circulation flow rate by outputting the pump input voltage to the pump.. .
Olympus Corporation

Apparatus and determining blood pressure

An apparatus and method for determining blood pressure has a control unit and a device for providing pulse wave data representative of a heart beat of a human subject. The subject has a body height, an age, and a gender.
Preventicus Gmbh

Endoscope operation support system

An endoscope operation support system includes: an image display unit which, transmits external scenery and allows the user to visually recognize the external scenery, and also displays a virtual image as superimposed on the external scenery and allows the user to visually recognize the virtual image; a control unit which controls the image display unit; an endoscope unit having an image pickup unit at a distal end part inserted in an image pickup target part of an object, the image pickup unit picking up an image inside the image pickup target part; and a position detection unit which detects a position of the distal end part. The control unit causes the image display unit to display a position display image including a pointer image indicating the position of the distal end part detected by the position detection unit, as the virtual image superimposed on the object in the external scenery..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Pain reducing footwear and using same

Disclosed herein are footwear and systems for reducing foot pain or discomfort. In one aspect, an article of footwear encompasses an upper; a sole, at least one vibration device disposed within the upper, the vibration device comprising at least one vibrational element capable of delivering vibrations to a user of the footwear; a controller communicatively connected to the vibration device and configured to control operation of the one or more vibration devices based on instructions regarding operation of the vibration device; and a control unit communicatively connected to the controller and configured to transmit instructions regarding the operation of the vibration device to the controller.

Autonomous mobile robot, movement control method, movement control program, and system

A mobile body includes a direction identifying unit that identifies a direction in which a communication target mobile body is positioned and a control unit that moves the mobile body by a first control amount indicating a pair consisting of a first absolute velocity value and a first velocity direction. Upon detecting that predetermined information is no longer received from the communication target mobile body, the control unit determines a second control amount by which the autonomous mobile robot is to be moved in the direction identified by the direction identifying unit and which indicates a pair consisting of a second absolute velocity value and a second velocity direction, and the control unit generates a second control command to switch the first control amount to the second control amount and move the autonomous mobile robot and outputs the generated second control command to a drive unit..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Apparatus and reducing power consumption in portable terminal

An apparatus and a method for reducing power consumption in a portable terminal that transmits digital broadcast data through an ad hoc network are provided. If a terminal receiving digital broadcast transmits the received digital broadcast to a neighboring terminal, a control unit enters a sleep mode after buffering received data for a predefined time..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Communication apparatus controllable from external apparatus via wireless communication, control the communication apparatus, and recording medium

A communication apparatus includes a communication unit that transmits a signal at a predetermined interval and a control unit that includes a first state and a second state in which power consumption is lower than in the first state. When the control unit shifts from the first state to the second state, the communication unit changes a transmission interval of the signal from a first interval to a second interval, which is longer than the first interval.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing devices, communication system, information processing method, and program

An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit performs control to restrict retransmission of data or transmission of a request for an acknowledgment of receipt of the retransmission data, in accordance with the congestion status of a wireless transmission traffic.
Sony Corporation

Communication system, communication control apparatus, communication control method, and program

The present invention addresses the issue of responding to a state in which operation has stopped as a result of high frequency triggering of a specified application either intentionally or as a result of a malfunction, etc. The present invention relates to communication system including: a monitoring unit that monitors the occurrence state of triggering messages on the basis of port number information identifying port numbers included in triggering messages that trigger a terminal; and a control unit that controls transmission of the triggering messages to the terminal, on the basis of the occurrence state..
Nec Corporation

Communication control device, storage device, communication control determination device, and server device

[solution] provided is the communication control device including: a transmission unit configured to transmit an acquisition request of connection information to a storage device storing the connection information for connection to a communication control determination device that controls coexistence of a plurality of wireless systems; an acquisition unit configured to acquire a response including the connection information from the storage device; and a control unit configured to select, on a basis of at least one reference, a communication control determination device from the connection information received from the storage device. The reference relates to information necessary for communication control for the coexistence..

Scef entity, hss, message transmitting method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

The present disclosure aims to provide a scef entity which can transmit a plurality of communication patterns to another core network apparatus without increasing a processing load. The scef entity (10) according to the present disclosure includes: a control unit (11) that sets first communication pattern set information and second communication pattern set information to one transmission message, the first communication pattern set information indicating a communication pattern of a terminal in a first validity time and the second communication pattern set indicating the communication pattern of the terminal in a second validity time that does not overlap the first validity time; and a transmitting unit (12) that transmits the transmission message to a hss (20) that manages information of the terminal..
Nec Corporation

Communication device, communication control method, and communication system

Provided is a communication device within a communication network including a plurality of communication nodes, including: a reception unit that receives a data packet transmitted from a terminal device or transmitted to the terminal device; a communication control unit that selects a forwarding destination node of the data packet from a plurality of forwarding destination node candidates when the terminal device is a machine-type communication (mtc) terminal; and a transmission unit that transmits the data packet to the forwarding destination node selected by the communication control unit.. .
Sony Corporation

Apparatus and video motion compensation

A video coder for predictive coding a video stream of subsequent frames according to motion compensation into an encoded video bit stream is provided. The video coder comprises a frame configured to store at least one reference frame of the video stream, an inter prediction unit configured to generate a prediction block of a current block of the current frame from a reference block of the reference frame.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Communication management system, communication system, communication management method, and medium

At an actual reception counter, a person in charge of reception can see looks and belongings of a visitor, and may guess a business of the visitor before the visitor reaches the reception counter. However, in communication between communication terminals, there is a problem about usability such that contents on one side cannot be confirmed on a communication terminal on the other side before requesting for communication.

Image capturing device, image capturing method, and program

[object] to improve both trackability of a focus position and focusing accuracy with respect to a subject. [solution] an image capturing device includes: an imaging element having a light receiving surface including detection pixels that receive light passed through different regions of an exit pupil of an imaging optical system, and detect a phase difference between two images obtained by splitting the exit pupil; a first detection unit configured to execute at least any of first focus detection based on a phase detection autofocus (af) method and second focus detection based on a contrast detection af method; a focusing control unit configured to drive at least one optical member included in the imaging optical system toward a focusing position detected by the focus detection; and a second detection unit configured to detect a change in a subject image.
Sony Corporation

Electronic device, imaging device, and imaging element

An electronic device includes: an imaging unit including a region having a pixel group that has a plurality of first pixels, and second pixels that are fewer than the first pixels in the pixel group; and a control unit that reads out the signals based upon exposure of the second pixels during exposure of the plurality of first pixels.. .
Nikon Corporation

Facsimile apparatus

A facsimile apparatus includes a facsimile control unit, a subbox generating unit, and a facsimile managing unit. The facsimile control unit is configured to obtain facsimile image data of a received facsimile.
Kyocera Document Solutions

Screen display apparatus that continuously executes obtaining of display data, and recording medium therefor

A screen display apparatus includes a display device, a display control unit, and a display data obtaining unit. The display data obtaining unit executes a sequence of processes from a request of the display data to a source to obtaining of the display data from the source for a plurality of items of the display data without performing parallel process.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Communication system and communication control method

Aspects of the present application provide a communication system that includes a communication unit and a control unit. The communication unit is configured to receive, from a communication source, a scheduling request for scheduling transmission of a message to a specific communication destination.
Sony Corporation

Confidential information setting method, confidential information setting system, and confidential information setting apparatus

A confidential information setting apparatus includes: a communication unit that acquires an encryption key and condition information, which is a condition for setting a secret key to a terminal, from a memory unit of a server and acquires a terminal id, which is an identifier for uniquely identifying the terminal, and the secret key associated with the terminal id and encrypted from a memory unit of a user apparatus; an encryption processing unit that decrypts the encrypted secret key with the encryption key; and a control unit that judges whether the decrypted secret key can be set to the terminal or not, based on the condition information and sets the secret key to the terminal when a result of the judgment indicates that the secret key can be set to the terminal.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program

An information processing apparatus includes a control unit. In a case of transmitting data by using wireless communication, the control unit performs control of performing transmission while including determination information with which a device in a transmission destination of the data determines in a data link layer whether to pass the data to a higher layer of the data link layer into the data.

Mobile terminal

A mobile terminal is disclosed. The mobile terminal for visible light communication, according to one embodiment of the present invention, uses visible light outputted from a lighting that turns on/off according to a preset condition, and the mobile terminal comprises: a light receiving unit for receiving visible light; a control unit for extracting, from the received visible light, data corresponding to the turning on/off; and a display unit for displaying information based on the extracted data, wherein the light receiving unit comprises at least one among an illuminance sensor, a first image sensor disposed on the front of the mobile terminal, and a second image sensor disposed on the back of the mobile terminal, and the control unit controls so that visible light communication is performed by using, among the illuminance sensor, the first image sensor, and the second image sensor, the sensor that receives visible light having the greatest signal strength..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Motor control device and motor control method

A motor control device includes a detecting unit configured to detect rotation of a motor to be controlled and output a rotation detection value related to the rotation; a drive control unit configured to perform drive control to rotate the motor at a control target value increasing with time based on the rotation detection value; and an abnormality detection unit configured to perform an abnormality detection process for detecting an abnormality in the drive control based on the rotation detection value and a predetermined threshold. The drive control unit performs control to stop rotation of the motor when the abnormality is detected..

Motor stop control method and motor stop control apparatus

According to an aspect of the invention, a motor stop control method of a motor stop control apparatus which includes an arithmetic control unit and a detection unit. The arithmetic control unit has a stop start position at which a stop control is started from a position which is a predetermined angle before a target position at which a motor stops.
Nidec Seimitsu Corporation

Power feeding system, power feeding device, and power feeding method

A power feeding system has a power receiving device having: a resonant circuit having a receiving coil, a resonant capacitor configured to resonate with the receiving coil, and a first switching element configured to change an electrical connection state of the resonant capacitor; and a resonance control unit configured to control the first switching element, and has a power feeding device having: a second switching element connected in series to a feeding coil; a drive signal generation unit configured to generate a drive signal for driving the feeding coil; a variation detection unit configured to detect the change in electrical connection state of the resonant capacitor; and a power feeding control unit configured to control electric power supplied to the feeding coil based on a period of the resonant state and a period of the non-resonant state that are estimated from the periodic waveform variation.. .
Ablic Inc.

Adaptable wireless power, light and automation system

A power control unit (100) and method of use thereof for varying the supply of electricity to an electrical apparatus using a wireless communications link between a controller (20) and the power control unit (100). The power control unit (100) is adapted to alternatively communicate with the controller (20) using a non-peer-to-peer communications standard or a peer-to-peer communications standard such as wi-fi direct..
Kortek Industries Pty Ltd.

Method for minimizing a network feedback of a pv park, inverter, and pv park

A method and associated system for minimizing grid feedback of a pv park to an energy supply grid connected to a point of common coupling is disclosed, wherein the pv park has a plurality of inverters divided into groups. The method includes, for at least a first inverter of each group, determining a first parameter representative of a first coupling impedance between the first inverter and the point of common coupling and determining a second parameter representative of a second coupling impedance between the group containing the first inverter and the point of common coupling.
Sam Solar Technology Ag

Battery system

A battery system includes a container including a first outlet; a power generation element contained in the container and disposed inside the container; a measurement unit that measures a gas concentration inside the container; a first opening and closing unit connected to the first outlet; and a control unit that controls the first opening and closing unit. The measurement unit measures the gas concentration while the first opening and closing unit is in a closed state, and the control unit sets the first opening and closing unit to an open state after the gas concentration has exceeded a first threshold..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Light-emitting device

A light-emitting device (10) includes a first base material (100), a second base material (200), a light-emitting element (300) and a control unit (400). The first base material (100) has flexibility and holds the light-emitting element (300).
Pioneer Corporation

Solid-state imaging device and driving method thereof, and electronic apparatus

The present technology relates to a solid-state imaging device and a driving method thereof, and an electronic apparatus that make it possible to improve the precision of phase difference detection while suppressing deterioration of resolution in a solid-state imaging device having a global shutter function and a phase difference af function. Provided is a solid-state imaging device including: a pixel array unit including, as pixels including an on-chip lens, a photoelectric conversion unit, and a charge accumulation unit, imaging pixels for generating a captured image and phase difference detection pixels for performing phase difference detection arrayed therein; and a driving control unit configured to control driving of the pixels.
Sony Corporation

System and heat treatment of substrates

A system and/or method for heat treatment of substrates. The system includes a housing that defines a heating chamber and a door assembly that encloses an opening of the heating chamber.

Laser processing apparatus

A laser processing apparatus includes: a chuck table that holds a packaged wafer; a laser beam applying unit that applies a pulsed laser beam to the packaged wafer; x-axis moving unit for moving the chuck table in an x-axis direction; an imaging unit that images the packaged wafer; and a control unit. The chuck table has a transparent or semi-transparent holding member and a light emitting body.
Disco Corporation

Cutting apparatus

A cutting apparatus includes a cutting unit including a cutting blade that has a cutting edge for cutting a dresser board. An elastic wave detection sensor is disposed in the cutting unit, for detecting an elastic wave produced when the dresser board is cut.
Disco Corporation

Plasma processing apparatus and plasma processing method

A plasma processing apparatus includes a processing vessel; a carrier wave group generating unit configured to generate a carrier wave group including multiple carrier waves having different frequencies belonging to a preset frequency band centered on a predetermined center frequency; a plasma generating unit configured to generate plasma by using the carrier wave group; a spectrum detecting unit configured to detect a progressive wave spectrum and a reflection wave spectrum of the carrier wave group; and a control unit configured to calculate, by using the progressive wave spectrum and the reflection wave spectrum, an absorption power which is a power of the carrier wave group absorbed into the plasma, and configured to adjust a parameter, which varies a minimum value of the reflection wave spectrum and a frequency corresponding to the minimum value, such that the absorption power becomes equal to or larger than a threshold value.. .
Tokyo Electron Limited

Shift register, gate driving circuit and display device

A shift register, a gate driving circuit, and a display device are provided. The shift register includes an input unit, a first control unit, a second control unit, a voltage gating unit, an output unit, an energy storage unit and a reset unit.
Hefei Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Semiconductor memory device

A semiconductor memory device includes a memory cell transistor, a bit line, a sense amplifier circuit, a voltage generation circuit, and a control unit. The bit line is electrically connected to a terminal of the memory cell transistor.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Information processing system, information processing method, and recording medium

[object] to provide an information processing system, an information processing method, and a recording medium, which are capable of assisting in a search for a moving image using a graph of data which is not obtained from image analysis associated with a moving image. [solution] provided is an information processing system, including: a moving image data acquiring unit configured to acquire moving image data; a communication unit configured to receive sensor data associated with the moving image data and chronological data corresponding to a shooting time of the moving image data; an image signal processing unit configured to perform image analysis on the moving image data and generate image analysis result data; and a control unit configured to generate an interface including the moving image data and graphs of at least two pieces of data among the sensor data, the chronological data, and the image analysis result data..
Sony Corporation

Howling suppression device

A howling suppression device is provided, including: a plurality of filters in which a passband and a stopband are arranged alternately on a frequency axis; and a gain control unit which temporally varies an output gain of each of the plurality of filters and sums signals thus varied to output, wherein each of the plurality of filters has a passband in at least part of a stopband of another filter.. .
Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation

Voice operating system, server device, on-vehicle device, and voice operating method

A purpose of the present invention is to provide a technique for easily performing accurate voice recognition. A voice operating system includes an on-vehicle device and a server device, in which the on-vehicle device includes a voice-input accepting unit, a vehicle-environment-information management unit, and an output control unit that transmits input information and vehicle-environment information to the server device, then outputs an execution task candidate received from the server device together with an estimated misrecognition factor, and transmits, when accepting permission, an instruction to execute the execution task candidate, and the server device includes a voice-data processing unit that converts the input information into a text, a task estimation unit that specifies the execution task candidate, reliability and the estimated misrecognition factor, a user-confirmation-necessity determination unit that transmits, when the reliability is less than a predetermined value, the estimated factor and the execution task candidate, and a processing unit..
Clarion Co., Ltd.

Speech recognition apparatus with cancellation period

A speech recognition apparatus includes a recognition unit configured to perform, in response to audio data, a recognition process with respect to a first word registered in advance and a recognition process with respect to a second word registered in advance, the recognition process with respect to the second word being performed during a cancellation period associated with the first word upon the first word being recognized, and a control unit configured to perform a control operation associated with the recognized first word upon the first word being recognized by the recognition unit, and to cancel the control operation upon the second word being recognized by the recognition unit.. .
Alpine Electronics, Inc.

System and a attenuating sound produced by a vehicle

The present disclosure discloses a system for attenuating sound produced by a vehicle. The system comprises a navigation device associated with the vehicle for determining location details of the vehicle, a sound reduction unit provisioned in an exhaust assembly of the vehicle.
Wipro Limited

Scan driving circuit, driving circuit and display device

The present disclosure provides a scan driving circuit for driving an nth-stage scanning line including: a pull-up control module for receiving a cascade signal of an upper stage and generating a scan level signal of the nth-stage scanning line based on the cascade signal of the upper stage; a pull-up module for pulling down the scanning signal of the nth-stage scanning line when the first clock signal is low according to the scan level signal and the first clock signal; the pull-up control module includes a first control unit and a second control unit, the control terminal of the second control unit inputs a second clock signal for controlling the scan level signal to become smaller when the second clock signal is at a high level. The present disclosure can prevent the waveform of the gate from appearing spikes, and thus the waveform of the gate is output normally..
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

A driving circuit and a pull down maintaining circuit and a display apparatus thereof are provided

The present application discloses a pull down maintaining circuit, comprising: a first switch transistor, an input terminal is connected to a first direct current power source, and an output terminal outputting a scanning signal of the nth level scanning line; a second switch transistor, an input terminal is connected to the first direct current power source, and an output terminal outputting a scanning electric level signal of the nth level scanning line; a control unit for controlling the first and the second switch transistors to turn off in accordance with a low voltage outputted from the first and the second direct current power source, and the third direct current power source, and to control the first and the second switch transistors to normally turn on in accordance with a high voltage is outputted from the first and the second direct current power source, and the third direct current power source.. .
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Traffic-congestion prevention system, traffic-congestion prevention method, and recording medium

A traffic-congestion prevention system for preventing traffic congestion at a target location at a target time more certainly is provided. The traffic-congestion prevention system 10 includes a traffic state calculation unit 124 and a display control unit 16.
Nec Corporation

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program

[solution] an information processing apparatus according to the present disclosure includes: a control unit configured to control processing of recording radio wave information concerning a radio wave observed in a predetermined environment and related information related to the radio wave information in association with each other, comparing the newly acquired radio wave information and the recorded radio wave information, and in a case where a result of comparison satisfies a predetermined condition, providing a user with a predetermined function on a basis of related information related to the newly acquired radio wave information.. .

Method and controlling generation of electrostatic friction effects for a plurality of electrodes

An interface device configured to provide an electrostatic friction (esf) effect is disclosed. The interface device comprises a plurality of electrodes disposed at a surface of the interface device.
Immersion Corporation

Image processing device, image processing method, program, and recording medium

Provided is an image processing device including a changing unit that changes a threshold value of intensity of each of points within an image, a first display control unit that controls displaying of points including an intensity value equal to or greater than the threshold value every time the threshold value is changed by the changing unit, a receiving unit that receives designation of one or a plurality of predetermined regions within a displayed image based on an operation of a user, a fixing unit that fixes the threshold value of each of the points within the designated predetermined region as a threshold value by the changing unit at a time of designation of the predetermined region, a second display control unit that controls displaying of points including an intensity value equal to or greater than the threshold value fixed by the fixing unit among the points within the predetermined region, and points including an intensity value equal to or greater than the threshold value to be changed by the changing unit among the points outside the predetermined region, in a case where there is one or the plurality of predetermined regions within the image.. .
The University Of Tokyo

Automatic transaction device and control method thereof

Proposed are a highly reliable automatic transaction device and a control method thereof. Specifically provided is an automatic transaction device, and a control method thereof, including a main body control unit which generates first withdraw transaction data including amount information as information related to an amount in a withdraw transaction and a withdraw command for instructing a withdraw of a paper currency based on the first withdraw transaction data, a paper currency processing unit which receives the withdraw command and pays out the paper currency, and a first device which is a device that is different from the paper currency processing unit and which determines a feasibility of a withdraw based on the first withdraw transaction data sent from the main body control unit.
Hitachi-omron Terminal Solutions, Corp.

Method of creating map by identifying moving object, and robot implementing the method

The present disclosure relates to creating a map by identifying a moving object, and a robot implementing the method, and the method comprises, by a sensing unit of a robot, sensing a first object located outside the robot, by a control unit of the robot, calculating mobility of the sensed first object, and storing sensed information and sensed time information of the first object in a map, as a fixed object, when the mobility of the first object calculated by the control unit of the robot is lower than a preset reference.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Apparatus and providing a graphic representation or graphic representation sequence for detection by a detector

For providing an apparatus and method for providing a graphic representation (1, 2) or a graphic representation sequence for detection by a detector (3) which provide a simple and effective variation of a graphic representation (1, 2) or a graphic representation sequence for detection by the detector (3) an apparatus is claimed, comprising: at least one light source (4, 5) emitting at least one definable light colour or light colour spectrum, a coloured graphic representation (1, 2) or graphic representation sequence, wherein the at least one light source (4, 5) illuminates the coloured graphic representation (1, 2) or graphic representation sequence, so that depending on the at least one light colour or light colour spectrum the coloured graphic representation (1, 2) or a part of the coloured graphic representation (1, 2) is visible by the detector (3) with a predefinable intensity and/or colour or not, and a control unit (6) for defining and providing an illumination sequence of the at least one light source (4, 5) for providing a change of visibility of the graphic representation (1, 2) or of a part of the graphic representation (1, 2) by the detector (3). Further, a corresponding method is claimed..
Pepperl+fuchs Gmbh

Object and communication program

An object includes: a first communication interface unit configured to communicate with a first apparatus; a second communication interface unit configured to communicate with a second apparatus; and a control unit configured to perform control to transmit second information based on first information received from the first apparatus via the first communication interface unit to the second apparatus via the second communication interface unit, and, in a case that communication with the first apparatus via the first communication interface unit ends, perform control to transmit request information for requesting deletion of the second information transmitted to the second apparatus to the second apparatus.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Mobile device with built-in access control functionality

A mobile device includes an access control unit including a storage module and a control module, a memory unit storing an application program, and a processing unit connected to the aforementioned components. The processing unit executes the application program so as to transmit credential information to the access control unit for verification.

Controller for wire electrical discharge machine

A controller for a wire electrical discharge machine includes: an abnormality location calculating unit that calculates an abnormality location at a time when an abnormality of the wire electrode has occurred on a wire running path; a solution information storage unit that stores abnormality locations and solution information in association with each other; a priority setting unit that sets a degree of priority for each of the abnormality locations according to a history of the abnormality location; and a display control unit that causes a display unit to display the solution information corresponding to each of the abnormality locations by taking the degree of priority into account.. .
Fanuc Corporation

Information processing apparatus including nonvolatile storage device, and control same

An information processing apparatus includes a nonvolatile storage unit including an auxiliary storage area defined therein to save data from a real storage area, and a control unit configured to reduce a tendency for saving data from the real storage area to the auxiliary storage area from a tendency in a first power state based on a transition of the information processing apparatus from the first power state to a second power state with lower power consumption than power consumption in the first power state.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Display device and display method

A display device includes a first reception unit, a determination unit, and a display control unit. The first reception unit receives a request for display of a plurality of lists.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Tactile sensation reproduction apparatus

A tactile sensation reproduction apparatus, includes an input device; and a control unit, wherein the input device includes a plurality of operation bodies that protrude in an opposite direction from the case, a position detection device that detects a protruded position of each of the operation bodies from the case, and a motor that provides a force to each of the operation bodies, wherein when it is detected that one of the operation bodies is moved toward the case earlier than the other of the operation bodies based on the detection signal from the position detection device, the control unit drives the motor such that the other of the operation bodies is also moved toward the case.. .
Alps Electric Co., Ltd.

Storage system, controlling same, information processing apparatus, and storage medium

A sub-cpu of a storage system discriminates in advance whether a storage device connected to a sata bridge is an hdd (a first type) or an ssd (a second type). Upon receiving a power saving shift instruction that does not distinguish a type of the storage device from a main cpu via a sata controller, the sub-cpu instructs a power control unit corresponding to the discriminated type to perform power control for causing the storage device to shift to a power saving state.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Method for operating and/or monitoring an hvac system

A method for operating and/or monitoring an hvac system (10), in which a medium circulating in a primary circuit (26) flows through at least one energy consumer (11, 12, 13), the medium entering with a volume flow (φ) through a supply line (14) into the energy consumer (11, 12, 13) at a supply temperature (tv) and leaving the energy consumer (11, 12, 13) at a return temperature (tr) via a return line (15), and transferring heat or cooling energy to the energy consumer (11, 12, 13) in an energy flow (e). A control unit (21) adaptively operates the system by empirically determining the dependence of the energy flow (f) and/or the temperature difference Δt between supply temperature (tv) and return temperature (tr) on the volume flow (φ) for the energy consumers (11, 12, 13) in a first step, and by operating and/or monitoring the hvac system (10) according to the determined dependency or dependencies in a second step..
Belimo Holding Ag

Intelligent pipe connector, system and method

An intelligent pipeline system for supplying fluid includes a pipeline having a plurality of pipes coupled to one another by a plurality of intelligent pipe connectors. Each of the intelligent pipe connector connects at least one end portions of two subsequent pipes of the plurality of pipes to form the pipeline.

System and control of electronic parcel lockers

A system, apparatus, and method for use in delivery of items to a storage unit. The storage unit can include one or several storage receptacles and a control unit that controls and monitors the status of the one or several storage receptacles.
United States Postal Service

Vehicle control device

A vehicle control device includes a map database and at least one electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to calculate a reference arrival position based on a target time or a target distance.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method of identifying functional region in 3-dimensional space, and robot implementing the method

The present disclosure relates to a method of identifying a functional region in a 3-dimensional space and a robot implementing the method, and the robot comprises a sensing module that senses a protrusion located outside a robot and provides height and depth information of the sensed protrusion; a functional unit that provides a predetermined function to the outside; a moving unit that moves the robot; a map storage unit that stores a map required for movement of the robot; and a control unit that controls these components.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Moving robot and control method thereof

A moving robot includes a travelling unit to move a main body, an image acquisition unit to acquire an image around the main body, a sensor unit including at least one sensor to sense an obstacle during moving, a storage unit to store information on a location of the sensed obstacle and information on a location of the moving robot, to register, into a map, an obstacle area of the obstacle, and to store an image from the image acquisition unit in the obstacle area, an obstacle acquisition module to determine a final attribute of the obstacle using the attributes of the obstacle obtained based on machine learning, and a control unit to detect attributes of obstacles through the obstacle recognition module if detecting a confinement state by the obstacles and to control the traveling unit to move one of the obstacles.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Vehicle communication system

A system includes one or more processors configured to communicatively link a first operator control unit (ocu) disposed off-board a vehicle system with a vehicle control system (vcs) disposed onboard the vehicle system. The vehicle system is formed from first and second vehicles.
General Electric Company

Image forming apparatus and image forming method facilitating fixing toner to sheet

According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus of an embodiment includes a sheet supply unit, a printer unit, a sheet transport unit, a fixing unit, a fixing roller driving unit, and a control unit. The control unit controls the fixing roller driving unit so as to decelerate a second linear velocity to a fourth transport velocity and to switch to a third transport velocity when a first control time elapses after the leading edge of a sheet starts to be transported from a registration position, if the sheet is transported at a first linear velocity before transfer.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image transfer unit configured to transfer an image formed on an image carrier to a sheet, according to a transfer control parameter, and a transfer control unit. The transfer unit is configured to set the transfer control parameter to a first value when a first portion of the image is being transferred to a first area of the sheet and to a second value when a second portion of the image is being transferred to a second area of the sheet transfers an image formed on an image carrier to a sheet..
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Focusing control device, focusing control method, focusing control program, lens device, and imaging device

A focusing control device includes: a sensor as defined herein; a first correlation value generation unit as defined herein; a second correlation value generation unit as defined herein; a first phase difference amount measurement unit as defined herein; a second phase difference amount measurement unit as defined herein; a target position determination unit that selectively performs a first process of determining a target position of the focus lens based on the first phase difference amount and a second process of determining the target position of the focus lens based on the second phase difference amount, based on the correlation values acquired by the first correlation value generation unit and the correlation values acquired by the second correlation value generation unit; and a lens driving control unit that drives the focus lens to the target position determined through the first process or the second process.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Control device, head-mount display device, program, and control detecting head motion of a user

It is possible to provide a technique for accurately performing an operation desired by a user. A user's head operation is identified according to information detected by a head motion detection unit.
Nikon Corporation

Spectral imaging method and system

A hyperspectral imaging system and method are presented for use in reconstruction of spectral data of an object. The system comprises: a pixel matrix of a detector; a tunable dispersive unit in front of the pixel matrix; and a control system.
Technology Innovation Momentum Fund (israel) Limited Partnership

Refrigerating machine and control method therefor

This refrigerating machine is equipped with: a turbocompressor which compresses a refrigerant; a condenser which is equipped with one or more pipe groups configured from a plurality of heat transfer pipes through which cooling water flows, and condenses the refrigerant compressed by the turbocompressor; an expansion valve which causes the refrigerant condensed by the condenser to expand; an evaporator which causes the refrigerant expanded by the expansion valve to evaporate; a temperature sensor which detects cooling water exit temperature, which is the temperature of the cooling water flowing from at least one of the heat transfer pipes constituting the pipe group(s); and a control unit which determines, on the basis of the detection temperature of the temperature sensor, air bleeding start conditions for starting an air bleeding operation to bleed and discharge air to the outside.. .
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd.

Heat utilizing apparatus

A heat utilizing apparatus includes a heat pump including a first heat exchanger and a second heat exchanger, a first heat storage unit storing heat exchanged in the first heat exchanger, a second heat storage unit storing heat exchanged in the second heat exchanger, a third heat exchanger exchanging heat with the first heat storage unit, a fourth heat exchanger exchanging heat with the second heat storage unit 8, a measurement unit measuring a heat storage amount of the first heat storage unit, a heat rejection unit reducing the heat storage amount of the first heat storage unit, a determination unit determining, in accordance with a measurement result of the measurement unit, whether to reduce the heat storage amount of the first heat storage unit and a heat storage amount of the second heat storage unit, and a control unit adjusting the amount of heat to be reduced through the heat rejection unit in accordance with a determination result of the determination unit.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Lighting circuit and vehicle lighting device

A lighting circuit includes a control unit that selects one of an extinguishing mode and a plurality of lighting modes based on a first control signal and a second control signal, and a drive unit. The control unit is configured to i) select the extinguishing mode when at least one of the first control signal and the second control signal is a non-pulse signal, and ii) select one of the plurality of lighting modes based on the combination of the duty ratio of the first control signal and the duty ratio of the second control signal, when both the first control signal and the second control signal are pulse signals..
Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Device for attaching a control unit to an internal combustion engine

The present disclosure relates to a device for attaching a control unit, preferentially an electronic engine control unit, to a component of an internal combustion engine. The device includes a first connecting component which is designed in order to be attached to the component of the internal combustion engine the first connecting component comprising a first fluid duct.
Man Truck & Bus Ag

Thrust reverser actuating

A thrust reverser includes: a thrust-reversing element movable between a stowed position and a deployed position; at least one hydraulic actuator operably coupled to move the thrust-reversing element between the stowed and deployed positions; at least one hydraulic primary lock configured to transition, in response to a first activation pressure, between an engaged state, where movement of the thrust-reversing element is inhibited, and a released state, where movement of the thrust-reversing element is uninhibited; and a directional control unit fluidly coupled to the hydraulic actuator and the hydraulic primary lock, the directional control unit configured to transition from a first stage to a second stage in response to a second activation pressure that is greater than the first activation pressure, and where a transition from the first stage to the second stage by the directional control unit causes the hydraulic actuator to move the thrust-reversing element to the deployed position.. .
Woodward, Inc.

Fuel injection control device for internal combustion engine

A fuel injection control device for an internal combustion engine includes an electronic control unit configured to execute division processing for learning for dividing a requested injection amount into an injection amount of partial lift injection of an in-cylinder injection valve and a port injection amount of injection of a port injection valve, detect, on the basis of at least one of a terminal electric potential of a coil and a current flowing through the coil, an inflection point of a change in induced electromotive force of the coil in time attributable to a decline in a relative speed of a mover with respect to the coil, and correct the energization processing at a time when the partial lift injection is executed based on a timing of the detection of the inflection point.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Misfire determination device for internal combustion engine

A misfire determination device for an internal combustion engine includes an electronic control unit configured to determine whether execution of temperature rise processing in which a temperature of a catalyst is raised by an air-fuel ratio of one of the cylinders being controlled to be a rich air-fuel ratio lower than a stoichiometric air-fuel ratio and an air-fuel ratio of each of the other cylinders being controlled to be a lean air-fuel ratio higher than the stoichiometric air-fuel ratio is ongoing, determine occurrence of misfire based on whether a rotation variation amount of the internal combustion engine during non-execution of the temperature rise processing exceeds a first misfire determination value, and determine occurrence of misfire based on whether the rotation variation amount during the execution of the temperature rise processing exceeds a second misfire determination value exceeding the first misfire determination value.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Control device for internal combustion engine

A control device for an internal combustion engine includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to execute temperature rise processing in which a temperature of a catalyst is raised by an air-fuel ratio of at least one of a plurality of cylinders being controlled to a rich air-fuel ratio, an air-fuel ratio of each of the other cylinders being controlled to a lean air-fuel ratio, and a fuel being ignited, and allow the temperature rise processing to continue, by allowing the fuel injection to continue while prohibiting the ignition of the fuel, in a case where the fuel cut request is present and the temperature of the catalyst is equal to or higher than the threshold during the execution of the temperature rise processing..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Control device for starting an engine of a vehicle

A control device for a vehicle includes an electronic control unit which executes electric assist of rotation of an engine crankshaft by a motor in association with engagement of a clutch, at the time of an ignition start in which fuel injection and sparking are executed with respect to a target cylinder, which has been stopped in an expansion stroke. The electronic control unit corrects at least one of the initiation timing of sparking which is to be initially performed in the target cylinder at the time of the ignition start and an electric assist torque which is to be used for the ignition start, on the basis of a combination of the relationship between an acquisition value and an estimation value of a torque indication value, and the relationship between an acquisition value and an estimation value of an ignition delay time..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Gas turbine engine including a rectifierless electronic control unit and supplying power to same

A gas turbine engine comprises an electronic control unit adapted to control functions of the gas turbine engine and having a dc power input unit coupled to receive dc supply power and an ignition igniter coupled thereto. The ignition exciter includes an ac power input unit adapted to receive ac power from an ac power source within the gas turbine engine, a power rectification unit coupled to receive the ac power from the ac power source and configured, upon receipt thereof, to rectify the ac power into dc power, and a dc power output unit coupled to receive the dc power from the power rectification unit and configured to supply the dc power to the dc power input unit of the electronic control unit as dc supply power and/or the ignition igniter..
Honeywell International Inc.

Gas turbine control device and method, non-transitory storage medium, and gas turbine

Provided for a device and a method for controlling a gas turbine, a gas turbine control program, and the gas turbine are: a first opening setting unit that sets a first igv opening command value for an inlet guide vane based on factors excluding a surge limit of a compressor; a second opening setting unit that sets a second igv opening command value for the inlet guide vane based on the surge limit of the compressor, and corrects the second igv opening command value based on a pressure in the compressor; an opening selecting unit that selects a maximum opening as an igv opening command value for the inlet guide vane among the first igv opening command value and the second igv opening command value; and an opening control unit that adjusts the opening of the inlet guide vane based on the igv opening command value s selected by the opening selecting unit.. .
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

Remote manifold valve and pump pairing technique for a multi-pump system

A technique for remote pairing of pumps and manifold valves at an oilfield. The technique takes advantage of a control unit having remote capability of opening and closing manifold valves.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

System of vehicular access for a pet

The system of vehicular access for a pet is an apparatus that allows a pet to enter and exit a vehicle without any assistance from a user. The apparatus includes a vehicle, a pet door, at least one door actuator, a control unit, at least one control panel, and a power source.

Induction type padlock

An induction type padlock includes a shell, a lock bolt, a shackle, a driving unit, a light-emitting component, and an induction control unit. The lock bolt slides in the shell and has a recess.
Real Locks & Security Co., Ltd.

Construction machinery and controlling construction machinery

Disclosed are a construction machine and a method of controlling a construction machine. The construction machine includes: a first pump and a second pump; an engine which provides available torque to the first pump and the second pump; a first joystick and a second joystick which control actuators operated by a working fluid discharged from the first pump and the second pump; a joystick operation amount acquiring unit which acquires operation amounts of the first joystick and the second joystick; and a control unit which adjusts a torque distribution ratio with respect to the first pump and the second pump in accordance with the operation amounts of the first joystick and the second joystick when a sum of required torque of the first pump and required torque of the second pump is higher than the available torque..
Doosan Infracore Co., Ltd

Vehicle speed control based on grade error

A grade control system for a motor grader configured to adjust the speed of the motor grader based on a difference between a desired grade and a current grade. The difference between the desired grade and the current grade provides a current error signal which is compared to a predetermined acceptable error signal or a predetermined range of acceptable error signals.
Deere & Company

Fluid sterilization apparatus

A sterilization apparatus is provided with: a light source, which has a semiconductor light-emitting element that emits ultraviolet light; a housing, which forms a flow passage through which a fluid subject to sterilization passes; a light receiving unit, which receives a portion of the ultraviolet light emitted from the light source and detects the amount of ultraviolet light that has been received; and a control unit, which controls the output of the semiconductor light-emitting element based on information regarding the amount of ultraviolet light acquired from the light receiving unit. The housing has an incidence portion on which ultraviolet light becomes incident and a reflection portion, which reflects the ultraviolet light at the inner surface thereof.
Nikkiso Co., Ltd.

Apparatus to overturn sheets and/or panels

In an apparatus for overturning sheets and/or panels, a bearing structure carries a loading plane, and roto-translation means vertically translate the loading plane and rotate the same with respect to an axis. A grab device carried by the loading plane serves to transfer a sheet and/or panel from a supply station, when stopped upstream of the apparatus, on an operating surface.
Elitron Ipm S.r.l.

Workpiece position detecting method and hanger maintenance-work necessity judging method

The stop position of a workpiece is detected by a position detection unit. A control unit calculates and records a difference between the detected stop position (actual stop position) and a reference stop position set in advance.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Label peeling device

According to one embodiment, a label peeling device includes a tray, a pressing unit, and a control unit. The tray is configured to support a label sheet thereon.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Coupling device for recovering unmanned ship and coupling control method using same

A coupling device for recovering an unmanned ship includes: a coupling unit, which is lifted and lowered by being connected to a crane provided in a mother ship; an accommodation unit provided in the unmanned ship, and having a vertically communicating coupling hole; a guide unit performing guiding such that the coupling unit is coupled to the accommodation unit, and including a towing line formed to be long, and a winch connected to the other side of the towing line so as to selectively wind or unwind the towing line; and a control unit including a sensing part for sensing the tension applied to the towing line by the driving of the winch, and a control part for lowering the coupling unit connected to the crane, if the intensity of the tension sensed by the sensing part is a preset value or higher.. .
Korea Institute Of Ocean Science & Technology

Electronic control unit and electric power steering apparatus equipped with the same

An electronic control unit diagnoses a short failure of an inverter fets and diagnoses whether the failure of the fet-short detecting section has occurred. The unit controls a motor through an inverter including a bridge having an upper-stage fets and a lower-stage fets via an mcu, having: an fet-short detecting section to detect a short failure of the upper-stage fets and the lower-stage fets based on respective connection point voltages of the upper-stage fets and the lower-stage fets; and a diagnostic function to detect a failure of the fet-short detecting section.
Nsk Ltd.

Electric power steering apparatus

Each of two control units configured in a double system has a cpu, each cpu obtains input information of the control unit of the other cpu, each cpu independently drives an electric motor at a normal time, and continues the motor drive by utilizing the input information of the control unit of the other cpu when an abnormality relating to input information is detected, and when an abnormality relating to information other than input information is detected, the control unit in which the abnormality has occurred controls the electric motor so as to continue the drive or stop the drive in accordance with details of the abnormality, and the control unit on the normal side controls the electric motor so as to at least continue the drive as normal.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Driving assistance control apparatus

A user interface unit alternately designates an automatic switching mode, a manual-on mode, and a manual-off mode. A determining unit determines whether or not execution of driving assistance is permitted at a current time, based on a predetermined determination index related to whether or not execution of driving assistance is possible.
Denso Corporation

Autonomous driving system

An autonomous driving system includes at least one electronic control unit configured to set parameter among parameters, in response to an input by an occupant of a vehicle. The parameters are relevant to a traveling when the vehicle travels by an autonomous driving control.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle control device operating safety device based on object position

A vehicle control device including an acquisition unit for acquiring an object position detected by an object detection sensor, an identification determination unit for determining that a plurality of object positions relates the same object when the plurality of object positions is acquired by the acquisition unit, and a selection unit that selects a current target position from among the plurality of object positions based on the previous object position that was set as the operation target of a safety device in the case when the identification determination unit determines that the plurality of object positions relates to the same object, and an operation control unit for controlling the operation of the safety device based on the current target position.. .
Denso Corporation

Control system for hybrid vehicle and method

The disclosure relates to a system for controlling a hybrid vehicle having a primary power source such as an electric motor and a secondary power source such as an internal combustion engine, the electric motor and internal combustion engine each being connectable to a driveline of the vehicle. The system comprises a control unit operable to cause the internal combustion engine to be pre-emptively initiated and subsequently connected to the driveline.
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Method for adjusting brake pressures of a motor vehicle, brake system for carrying out the method and motor vehicle

A method for adjusting brake pressures on pneumatically operated wheel brakes of a motor vehicle includes setting, in a normal braking mode, a brake pressure depending on a driver brake request determined by the driver of the motor vehicle and a control unit, during reception of an external brake request which is independent of the driver brake request, in a pressure control mode, sets a resulting brake pressure at the respective wheel brakes taking into account the external brake request and the driver brake request. The method further includes terminating, after revocation of the external brake request, the pressure control mode depending on a comparison of a value representing the driver brake request and entered into the control unit with a predefined threshold value..
Wabco Gmbh

Occupant protection device for vehicle and occupant protection vehicle

There is provided an occupant protection device for a vehicle, the occupant protection device including a side collision prediction device configured to predict a collision with a side of a host vehicle and output a prediction result including determination about whether or not the predicted collision is an inevitable collision, a physical quantity detection device configured to detect a physical quantity related to the collision with the side of the host vehicle and output a detection value of the physical quantity, an airbag device configured to expand to protect an occupant of the vehicle when the airbag device is operated, and an electronic control unit.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electronic control device for vehicles

A vehicle electronic control device includes: a detection unit of a power supply voltage; a power determination unit determining whether the power supply voltage is reduced below a predetermined voltage; an identification number storage unit for a vehicle identification number; a timing storage unit storing time information of reduction when the power supply voltage is reduced below the predetermined voltage; a control unit acquiring a vehicle identification number stored in an identification number storage unit and time information stored in a timing storage unit of the other electronic control device; and an identification number determination unit: determining one of the other electronic control device and the electronic control device storing newest time information in the timing storage unit as a target electronic control device; and determining that a vehicle identification number stored in the identification number storage unit of the target electronic control device is a correct identification number.. .
Denso Corporation

Automobile proximity warning system

Provided is an automobile proximity warning system that notifies a detection object such as a pedestrian of automobile proximity while ensuring quiet for surrounding environment. A plurality of parametric speakers (13, 14, 15) are arranged so as to emit sound outside a vehicle from different positions of a vehicle body of an own vehicle.
Image Co., Ltd.

Vehicle control system, vehicle control method, and recording medium

A vehicle control system includes a seat (41) on which an occupant of a vehicle sits, a first protruding mechanism (45) configured to move a pushing member (45a) provided inside the seat to adjust a protruding position and a displacement of the seat, a second protruding mechanism (46) configured to inject a gas or liquid into a bag-like member (46b) provided inside the seat to adjust the protruding position and the displacement of the seat, and a seat control unit configured to control the first protruding mechanism to cause at least a part of a contact portion between the occupant and the seat to protrude in a case that the vehicle performs a first driving mode having a degree of automated driving less than a predetermined reference and to control the second protruding mechanism to cause at least a part of the contact portion between the occupant and the seat to protrude in a case that the vehicle performs a second driving mode having a degree of automated driving equal to or higher than the predetermined reference.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes an engine, a first rotating electric machine, a second rotating electric machine coupled to drive wheels of the hybrid vehicle, a planetary gear mechanism configured to mechanically couple the engine, the first rotating electric machine, and the second rotating electric machine, an electric power storage device configured to perform charging and discharging with the first rotating electric machine and second rotating electric machine, and an electronic control unit configured to, in a case where cruise control is requested or in a case where deceleration torque is requested by the cruise control, execute motoring control and simulated stepped gear shift control.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery swelling sensing system and method

The present invention relates to a system for detecting swelling of a battery, the system including: a plurality of detecting units which is provided at one or more battery modules of a battery pack, respectively, and detects gas branched from a battery cell of the battery module; a control unit which selects the largest detection value among the detection values of the respective detecting units, determines a level of the selected detection value according to a size of the selected detection value, and controls an operation of a peripheral apparatus based on the corresponding level; and a switch unit which is provided in a connection path of the battery pack and an external power source and is turned on and off according to a signal of the control unit.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Charging device, charging system and charging electric vehicle

The invention provides a charging device, a charging system and a charging method for electric vehicle, and pertains to the technical field of electric vehicle charging control. The charging device of the invention is provided with a temperature sensor and a temperature signal feedback component.
Nio Co., Ltd.

Battery system and estimation system

A battery system is configured to be mounted on a vehicle. The battery system includes a secondary battery, a detection device, and an electronic control unit.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle control device and method therefor

The present invention relates to a vehicle control device that can display various pieces of image information associated with a state of a vehicle, and a control method for the device. The vehicle control device comprises: a single touch screen; and a single control unit, which includes at least two different operating system programs which independently operate, and controls each of the operating system programs to display image information on the single touch screen, wherein the control unit controls the touch screen to enable at least one of the operating system programs to display image information on the touch screen, according to at least one of operation states of the operating system programs and the state of the vehicle..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Control device

A control device that controls a vehicle drive transmission device including a speed change device disposed on a power transmission path connecting an internal combustion engine and wheels, and an engagement device disposed between the internal combustion engine and the speed change device, the control device including an electronic control unit.. .
Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.

Synchronous motor control device, compressor driving device, air conditioner, and controlling synchronous motor

A synchronous motor control device includes: a dc power supply; an inverter main circuit; a three-phase synchronous motor; and an inverter control unit that outputs a pwm signal used to control the inverter main circuit. The inverter control unit includes: a pwm signal generation unit; a start-up control unit that outputs a start-up voltage command value to the pwm signal generation unit at the time of start-up; a steady state control unit that calculates a steady state voltage command value in a steady state and outputs the value to the pwm signal generation unit; and a steady state control parameter initial value calculation unit that outputs an initial value of a control parameter to the steady state control unit such that an output voltage vector from the inverter main circuit to the three-phase synchronous motor is consistent before and after switching from the start-up to the steady state..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Vehicle with adjustable dampers and control method therefor

The stiffness of dampers for wheels on the front and rear axles are selectively controlled with a control unit. The control unit is configured to detect if the vehicle travels in a curve.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Central tyre inflation system

A central tire inflation system (ctis) of a vehicle (vh) for supplying compressed air to a tire of the vehicle to compensate for air loss from the tire. The ctis determines a rate of air loss from the tire and includes both a sensor arranged to measure a temperature of a compressor of the ctis and an electronic control unit (ecu) configured to: compare the rate of air loss with a rate of air loss threshold, determine, based on the compressor temperature and the comparison of the rate of air loss with the rate of air loss threshold, whether the ctis can support compensation for the air loss; and control the ctis to supply compressed air to the tire to compensate for the air loss if the ctis can support compensation for the air loss..
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus according to an embodiment includes a decolorable image forming unit that forms a decolorable image with a decolorable material. A mask control unit controls the decolorable image forming unit to form, with the decolorable material on a sheet, a mask that hides at least one portion of an image formed on the sheet with non-decolorable material..
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Control system having learning control function and control method

A robot control system includes an operation control unit, a learning control processing unit and a storage unit. Whenever the operation control unit performs a single learning control, the learning control processing unit stores the number of learning controls, which indicates how many learning controls have been performed, and obtained time-series vibration data in correspondence with each other in the storage unit.
Fanuc Corporation

Methods and apparatus to align threaded fasteners

Example methods and apparatus to align threaded fasteners are disclosed herein. An example apparatus includes a socket to hold a fastener and a sensor disposed adjacent the socket.
The Boeing Company

Optical-based aerial gaming systems

An optical-based aerial gaming system comprises: a multirotor unmanned flying device comprising: a main body; a plurality of propulsion units, a wireless receiver configured to receive data via radio communication; a wireless transmitter configured to send data via radio communication; one or more light generators configured to project laser or infrared light from the unmanned flying device; and one or more light sensors configured to detect laser or infrared light projected by a separate unmanned flying device; and a remote control unit comprising: a wireless transmitter configured to send data via radio communication; and a wireless receiver configured to receive data via radio communication, wherein the unmanned flying device is configured to transmit to the remote control unit, using the wireless transmitter of the unmanned flying device, at least a portion of encoded data of the detected laser or infrared light.. .
Rooftop Group International Pte. Ltd.

Treatment apparatus and control treatment apparatus

The present invention relates to a treatment apparatus and a control method for the treatment apparatus, and provides a treatment apparatus and a control method for the treatment apparatus, the treatment apparatus comprising: a treatment unit for transferring therapeutic energy at a preset period to a treatment position; a temperature measurement unit for measuring a temperature of the treatment position at a period different from the period at which the therapeutic energy is transferred; and a control unit for controlling an operation of the treatment unit on the basis of a result of measurement by the temperature measurement unit. The present invention enables a user to control a treatment content while accurately understanding the temperature of the treatment position, and thus can improve a treatment effect while preventing thermal damage to tissue..
Lutronic Corporation

Catheter assembly with low axial sliding friction

Sliding friction between a catheter and a guiding core is reduced by a rotating inner catheter member (12), introduced between the guiding core (13) and an outer catheter member (11). The inner catheter member (12) is rotated in the outer catheter member (11) by a motor (14), which may be controlled by a control unit (2).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Dose control system for injectable-drug delivery devices and associated methods of use

The present invention relates to a dose control system adapted for an injectable drug delivery device, the drug delivery device comprising a substantially elongate drug delivery body, at least one injectable drug held by the body, the body having a distal and proximal extremity, wherein the dose control system comprises three-dimensional magnetic field producing means for producing a magnetic field along three axes (x,y,z); magnetic field detection means configured to detect changes in at least the magnetic field produced by the three-dimensional magnetic field producing means; displacement detection means configured to measure a relative displacement or relative movement of the drug delivery device, and an integrated control unit, wherein the integrated control unit is connected to the magnetic field detection means, and to the displacement detection means, for processing information received from both the magnetic field detection means and the displacement detection means; wherein the three-dimensional magnetic field producing means is configured to effect a rotating coaxial displacement around, and along, a longitudinal axis of the drug delivery system; the magnetic field detection means are located along said longitudinal axis; and the three-dimensional magnetic field producing means is located at, or near, a proximal extremity of the body of the drug delivery device.. .
Biocorp Procuction S.a.

Medical extracorporeal treatment of fluid and a process of calculating set flow rates in a medical delivery or collection of fluids

An apparatus for extracorporeal treatment of fluid and a process of setting up a medical apparatus for the delivery or collection of fluids are disclosed. According to the apparatus and the process, a control unit (10) is configured calculate set values of two or more of the fluid flow rates by imposing that an emptying time of containers of fresh fluid (16, 20, 21, 26) and/or a filling time of a waste container is substantially same as, or multiple of, the emptying time of one or more of the other containers of fresh fluid..
Gambro Lundia Ab

Multi-rate fluid flow and variable power delivery for ablation electrode assemblies used in catheter ablation procedures

A system for providing irrigation fluid during ablation of tissue includes a catheter, an electrode assembly, at least one thermal sensor adapted to be connected to the catheter, and a control system. The electrode assembly is adapted to be connected to an ablation generator.
St. Jude Medical, Atrial Fibrillation Division, Inc.

Portable device, measuring electromyographic signals of a user

The device comprises: a first support layer (c1) having detection means including several electrodes (11) arranged, in use, in contact with the skin of a user on at least one muscle, or part thereof, and configured for acquiring a plurality of electromyographic signals, said first support layer (c1) being mechanically and electrically attached in a detachable manner to a second support layer (c2); and said second support layer (c2) which includes electronic means (be) configured for performing the conditioning of said acquired electromyographic signals, conversion thereof to a digital format and transmission through a communication channel (26) to a master electronic unit (27), wherein said master electronic unit (27) is configured for controlling said electronic means (be) and to further transmit the received conditioned and digitized electromyographic signals to a control unit (30) for monitoring thereof.. .
Universitat PolitÈcnica De Catalunya

Robot cleaner

A robot cleaner is disclosed. The robot cleaner includes a main body, a suction device provided inside the main body, a suction port for sucking foreign substances upon operation of the suction device, a dust collection device for collecting foreign substances from air sucked through the suction port, one or more wheels for enabling the main body to travel autonomously, and a control unit for controlling operation of the suction device and the wheels.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Autonomous travel-type cleaner

Once it is determined in step s2 that a corner has been detected, a control unit causes a body to perform a reciprocating motion and initiate corner cleaning in step s3. Then, once it is determined in step s4 that a rubbish detection sensor detects no rubbish, the corner cleaning is terminated in step s6.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

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Interroll Holding Ag

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Component mounting device

A component mounting device includes a mounting head that mounts a component at a mounting position on a substrate, and a control unit that determines a mounting state of another component mounted in advance around the mounting position based on height information of a region around the mounting position.. .
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

Electronic control unit

The shape of an abutting portion where a heat sink and an electronic component or the heat sink and a connection wire abut against each other, through the intermediary of an intermediate member, is contrived so that there is provided an electronic control unit that can raise the easiness of production including the intermediate member, while securing the heat radiation performance. There is provided an electric power converter in which an intermediate member having an insulating property and a heat-conductive property is provided in a gap between a heat sink and a connection wire abutting portion or an electronic component, in which the top surface of a maximum heat generating component is a plane, and in which the portion, of the heat sink, that faces the top surface of the maximum heat generating component is part of a basic plane..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Microwave heating apparatus and operating such a microwave heating apparatus

A microwave heating apparatus and a method of operating a microwave heating apparatus are provided. The microwave heating apparatus comprises a load receiving cavity, at least one microwave source, a plurality of feeding ports connected to the microwave source and the cavity for feeding microwaves to the cavity, a measuring unit and a control unit.
Whirlpool Corporation

Electromagnetic heating device and heating control circuit thereof, and low power heating control method

Disclosed are an electromagnetic heating device and a heating control circuit thereof, and a low power heating control method. The heating control circuit comprises: a voltage zero-crossing detection unit for detecting a voltage zero-crossing signal of an alternating current power source; a resonance heating unit; a rectification and filtering unit; a power switch tube; a drive unit, connected to a drive end of the power switch tube to drive the power switch tube to be turned on and off; a drive voltage transformation unit, connected to the drive end of the power switch tube to change a drive voltage of the power switch tube; and a main control unit for controlling the power switch tube to operate under the drive of a first drive voltage according to the voltage zero-crossing signal, thereby reducing the damage risk of the power switch tube and reducing turn-on noises..
Foshan Shunde Midea Electrical Heating Appliances Manufacturing Co ., Limited

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

An information processing apparatus is an information processing apparatus that includes a control unit. The control unit provided in the information processing apparatus performs control for aborting, when a packet decided to be transmitted from a second network different from a first network to which the own apparatus belongs is detected, reception of the packet.

Terminal device and controlling the same

A terminal device is provided. The terminal device includes a communication interface unit configured to receive image data of an application installed in another terminal device that is streamed from the another terminal device, a display unit configured to display the image data, a control unit configured to receive an installation file associated with the application through the communication interface unit while the image data is being displayed, and to execute the received installation file when authentication of the installation file is completed, and a storage unit configured to allow the application to be installed therein according to execution of the installation file..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Image display apparatus and mobile terminal

The present invention relates to an image display apparatus and a mobile terminal. The image display apparatus according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a display; an interface unit for exchanging data with the mobile terminal; and a control unit for controlling a mirroring related menu including mirroring related server information or content related to the server information such that the mirroring related menu is displayed on the basis of a user input, receiving a mirroring application item from the mobile terminal through the interface unit, and controlling the received mirroring application item such that the received mirroring application item is displayed in the mirroring related menu.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Information processing device, information processing method, and program

There is provided an information processing device, an information processing method, and a program that can facilitate a user to perceive a stereoscopic vision object, the information processing device including: a display control unit configured to perform movement control of a stereoscopic vision object perceived by a user from a start depth that is different from a target depth to the target depth on a basis of mode specifying information that specifies a mode of the movement control that supports stereoscopic vision by the user, and an information processing method including: performing movement control of a stereoscopic vision object perceived by a user from a start depth that is different from a target depth to the target depth on a basis of mode specifying information that specifies a mode of the movement control that supports stereoscopic vision by the user.. .
Sony Corporation

Information processing device, information processing method, and program

There is provided an information processing device, an information processing method, and a program capable of suppressing a user's uncomfortable feeling while reducing the burden on the user, the information processing device including: a first display control unit configured to perform first control with respect to a position of a display object in a depth direction, the position being perceived by a user on a basis of an eye movement; and a second display control unit configured to perform second control with respect to a state of the display object, the state not including the position in the depth direction as a state. The first display control unit and the second display control unit perform control based on a first relation in a first range in the depth direction, and perform control based on a second relation in a second range in the depth direction, the second relation being different from the first relation, the second range being different from the first range..
Sony Corporation

Pixel acquisition circuit, image sensor and image acquisition system

The invention discloses a pixel acquisition circuit, an image sensor, and an image acquisition system. Therein, the pixel acquisition circuit comprises a photodetection unit, a filter-amplifier unit, a sample and hold unit, and an activation control unit.
Celepixel Technology Co. Ltd

Imaging apparatus and information processing system

The present disclosure relates to an imaging apparatus and an information processing system capable of decreasing the amount of data of a video or the like transmitted through a network and suppressing power consumption of the imaging apparatus. An imaging apparatus which is a first aspect of the present disclosure includes: an image sensor that includes an imaging surface in which many pixels are arranged vertically and horizontally; a pixel control unit that controls the image sensor, selects a pixel corresponding to a sampling function among pixels configuring a block by applying the sampling function for each block acquired by partitioning the imaging surface of the image sensor into a plurality of blocks, and outputs a sampling signal based on a pixel value of the selected pixel; and a reduced image generating unit that generates a reduced image on the basis of the sampling signal for each block output from the image sensor..
Sony Corporation

Information processing device, information processing method, and program

There is provided an information processing device, an information processing method, and a program to enable an observer to visually recognize an image in a virtual space with higher convenience, the information processing device including: a control unit that controls, on a basis of a gazing point or a gazing target of an observer to an image in a virtual space, an angle-of-view of a virtual camera for defining the image in the virtual space; and an image information output unit that outputs information about the image in the virtual space.. .
Sony Corporation

Image capturing control apparatus, control method, and storage medium

There is provided an image capturing control apparatus. A non-blur region setting unit sets, within a screen, a non-blur region to which blur processing is not applied.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Communication apparatus capable of establishing communication with multiple devices, control method thereof, and storage medium

A communication apparatus comprises a processor configured to perform the operations of following units: while the communication apparatus has joined a first network, a first receiving unit configured to receive a first signal being transmitted from a first apparatus that has joined the first network and the first signal including information pertaining to the first apparatus; a second receiving unit configured to receive a second signal including information of a second network formed by a second apparatus; and a display control unit configured to display a selection screen for selecting an apparatus with which to establish a predetermined communication, wherein the display control unit displays the information of the first apparatus and the information of the second apparatus determined to meet a predetermined condition in the selection screen as information of candidate apparatuses with which the predetermined communication may be established.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Optical scanning device, imaging device, and distance measurement device

An optical scanning device for displaying or capturing an image is used, the device including: an optical scanning unit configured to scan emitted light while drawing a spiral trajectory, wherein the unit includes: a light guide path configured to guide incident light to output the emitted light from an emission end; and a vibration unit configured to vibrate the emission end; a light emission control unit configured to control light emission of the emitted light; a polar coordinate generation unit configured to generate a radius and a deflection angle relating to the spiral trajectory; a driving signal generation unit configured to generate a driving signal for driving the vibration unit; an angle correction unit configured to perform calculation for correcting an angle based on information from the driving signal generation unit and output an corrected angle; and a coordinate calculation unit configured to calculate coordinates of an image.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Mobile terminal and controlling same

The present invention relates to a mobile terminal and a method for controlling same, the mobile terminal comprising: a touch screen for displaying information on a screen; and a control unit which controls the touch screen so that, if an input of a touch gesture touching with a pressure below a predetermined level and dragging in a first direction is received on the screen, a first function screen is displayed and, if an input of a touch gesture touching with a pressure at or above the predetermined level and dragging in the first direction is received on the screen, a second function screen is displayed. Accordingly, a display unit in the “off” state can display time information or notification information according to a touch command which has been input..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Method for detecting, blocking and reporting cyber-attacks against automotive electronic control units

The disclosed apparatus, systems and methods relate to protecting automotive electronic control units from cyber-attacks.. .
Icon Labs

Communication device and control frame transfer

In a communication device, a frame received via a port on the reception side is transmitted via a port on the transmission side. A first detector detects linkup of a port on the transmission side.
Jvc Kenwood Corporation

Optical transmission/reception device, optical communication system, and optical communication method

[solution] this optical transmission/reception device is provided with: a wave separation unit for receiving a wavelength-multiplexed optical signal and separating the same into a plurality of optical signals; a plurality of reception units for receiving each of the plurality of optical signals separated by the wave separation unit; a plurality of output units for outputting optical signals differing in wavelength from each other; a control unit for requesting, in response to the inclusion in the received wavelength-multiplexed optical signal of an optical signal to which a prescribed process has been applied, that a prescribed change be applied to the optical signal outputted by at least one of the plurality of output units; and a wave combining unit for combining the plurality of optical signals outputted from the plurality of output units and outputting the combined signal.. .

Device and beam forming for estimating direction of terminal

A beamforming device is provided. The beamforming device comprises: a beam deriving unit for deriving, among multiple reception beams, a first reception beam receiving, from a terminal, the first largest reception signal and a second reception beam receiving, from the terminal, the second largest reception signal; and a control unit for estimating the direction of the terminal on the basis of a ratio value between the size of the reception signal received through the first reception beam and the size of the reception signal received through the second reception beam..
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.

Mobile phone with enhanced functions

The presented solution enables placement of mobile device advantageously formed by central control unit (9z) or mobile phone in removable condition, in holder (805) placed on bracelet (806), on wrist (836). Device can be formed, with the advantage, by mobile phone which is possible to remove out of holder (805), for to make call, by loosening bolts (812), pressing buttons (808) and put earphone to ear.

Motor driving method, battery pack and semiconductor device

The present invention provides a motor driving method, a battery pack, and a semiconductor device capable of variable-controlling a bus voltage from a battery pack. A battery pack outputting a bus voltage to a positive voltage node using a negative voltage node as a reference, an inverter unit converting the bus voltage to ac voltage by switching according to a pwm signal and driving a motor, and a motor control unit generating the pwm signal are used.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Motor drive controller

A motor drive controller includes a control unit configured to control a motor drive unit, wherein the motor drive unit includes switching circuits for the three-phase windings, respectively, each of the switching circuits including two switching elements, wherein the control unit is configured to place a first switching element among the two switching elements in an “on” state for an energization period while placing a second switching element among the two switching elements in an “off” state, to place the second switching element alternately in the “on” and “off” states for the energization period while placing the first switching element in the “off” state, and to control the second switching element in an overlapping period during which two adjacent windings among the three-phase windings are placed in a same energization state, such that a magnitude of energization of the two adjacent windings changes gradually in a linear or nonlinear fashion.. .
Minebea Mitsumi Inc.

Foreign object detecting circuit and wireless power transmission device using the same

A wireless power transmission device includes a power amplifier, a detection device, and a control unit. The power amplifier is configured to receive a direct current (dc) voltage and supply an alternating current (ac) power current to a transmission resonator by performing a switching operation.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Power transmission unit of wireless power feeding device

A power transmission unit of a wireless power feeding device supplies power to two or more moving bodies wirelessly by using magnetic field resonance. The power transmission unit includes a power transmission coil, a high frequency generation unit, capacitor circuit groups, and a control unit.
Denso Wave Incorporated

Power supply device and switch control method therefor

This power supply device includes: an ac path from an input end to an output end; a current sensor configured to detect a current flowing through the ac path; a conversion unit connected to the ac path and being capable of bidirectional power conversion; a storage battery connected to the ac path via the conversion unit; an ac switch provided between the input end and a point at which the conversion unit is connected to the ac path, the ac switch including parallel body of a relay contact and a semiconductor switch; and a control unit configured to control the conversion unit and the ac switch. When the control unit executes a current conduction mode for the first time, and when the current sensor detects an excessive current during the current conduction mode, the control unit closes only the relay contact while keeping the semiconductor switch opened..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Power supply apparatus, control apparatus, and control methods thereof

A power supply apparatus which can supply electrical power to a power reception apparatus in a non-contact manner, the power supply apparatus comprises a communication unit configured to be communicably connected to a control apparatus; a power supply unit configured to be able to output first electrical power to be supplied to a power source of the power reception apparatus and second electrical power that is smaller than the first electrical power, and is to be supplied to a communication unit of the power reception apparatus; and a control unit configured to control output of the second electrical power based on a control signal that has been received from the control apparatus, and is for performing control such that the second electrical power is not output from a plurality of power supply apparatuses at the same time.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Wireless power transmitter and vehicle control unit connected thereto

The present invention relates to a wireless charging technology and, more particularly, to a wireless power transmitter and a vehicle control unit connected thereto, which can check information on a wireless charging operation using an in-vehicle system when the wireless charging operation is performed within a vehicle. A vehicle control unit according to an embodiment of the present invention may be connected to at least one of a wireless power transmitter and a wireless power receiver which perform a wireless charging operation, and may display a message corresponding to status of charge information generated on the basis of status detection information associated with the wireless charging operation.
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

Power capacity indicator

A wireless electronic device is provided which comprises a rechargeable power supply and a power capacity indicator unit. The power capacity indicator unit comprises one or more sensors configured to detect that the wireless electronic device is out of a base charger and is in an idle state for a predetermined idle threshold.
Hand Held Products, Inc.

Power supply apparatus

A power supply apparatus includes a power supply unit that wirelessly supplies power to an electronic apparatus, a communication unit that communicates with the electronic apparatus, and a control unit that controls, based on whether information regarding the electronic apparatus that is received from the electronic apparatus is updated by the electronic apparatus, power to be supplied from the power supply apparatus to the electronic apparatus.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Charging/discharging device and charge/discharge control method

A charging/discharging device includes an electricity storage unit provided to a transport equipment, a power conversion unit that performs conversion of power exchanged between the electricity storage unit and an external power system, a reception unit that receives an instruction transmitted from a server device that decides a time at which discharge of the electricity storage unit to the power system or charge of the electricity storage unit by power supplied from the power system is performed, the instruction including the time at which the discharge or the charge is performed, and a control unit that starts up or stops based on the time indicated by the instruction received in the reception unit and controls an operation of the power conversion unit.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Fuel cell system

A fuel cell system including: a fuel cell; a voltage sensor that measures output voltage of the fuel cell; a converter that boosts the output voltage; and a control unit that controls the converter using a duty ratio including a feedforward term and a feedback term, the feedforward term being set to perform feedforward control, the feedback term being set to perform feedback control, wherein when the control unit causes the converter to boost the output voltage, and when the feedforward term calculated by specified expression i exceeds an upper limit calculated by specified expression ii, the control unit causes the converter to boost the voltage output from the fuel cell with the duty ratio including the upper limit and the feedback term.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Dialog device and dialog control method

A dialog device capable of achieving a conversation satisfactory to a user is provided. The dialog device includes: a conversation execution unit that executes a conversation with a user; a continuation determination unit that determines whether the conversation executed by the conversation execution unit and directed to the user continues; and an utterance control unit that controls the conversation execution unit to be in a standby state in which utterance to the user is suspended when the continuation determination unit determines that the conversation continues and no utterance shows that the user expresses an interest in an information presentation provided by the conversation execution unit..
Denso Corporation

Automatically brightness adjusting electronic device and brightness adjusting method thereof

An automatically brightness adjusting electronic device and a brightness adjusting method are provided. The method comprises: sensing an environmental light intensity; generating a brightness adjustment signal according to the environmental light intensity via a second control unit; and adjusting a display brightness of a display unit according to the brightness adjustment signal via a first control unit or the second control unit..
Asustek Computer Inc.

Gate driving circuits and display panels

The embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a gate driving circuit and a display panel. In the gate driving circuit, a control unit of a shift register may input a dual pulse control signal to a first control terminal of an output unit; and the output unit outputs a scanning signal having a pulse width equal to a pulse period of the dual pulse control signal to a corresponding gate line under the control of the dual pulse control signal.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Abnormality reporting system and electric tool, and communication terminal

A technique capable of immediately reporting to an operator an occurrence of abnormality in an electric tool is provided. A communication terminal 100 includes a communication-terminal-side control unit that determines whether abnormality has occurred in any of electric tools 10, 200, 300, and 400 based on information acquired from the electric tools 10, 200, 300, and 400 via wireless communication.
Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd.

Communication device, information processing system, recording medium, and information processing method

[object] to provide a communication device, an information processing system, a recording medium, and an information processing method capable of acquiring a user's situation and notifying surroundings, and thereby encourage unobtrusive acts of kindness. [solution] provided is a communication device including: a control unit that acquires current situation information of a first user based on an attribute of the first user and a current situation of the first user; and a communication unit that, in accordance with control by the control unit, transmits the current situation information of the first user to a surrounding communication device..
Sony Corporation

Automatic transaction system

A highly reliable automatic transaction system is capable of minimizing damage caused by malware. In an automatic transaction system, a first storage unit stores first transaction information in a paper currency transaction device and a second storage unit stores first transaction information in an external device.
Hitachi-omron Terminal Solutions, Corp.

Display device, display control method, and display system

A display device includes: an input unit which has image data inputted from an image supply device; a detection unit which detects a position of an indicator and generates indicator information including information about the detected position; a setting unit which sets a mode for processing the indicator information to a first mode or a second mode; a drawing unit which draws a second image generated on the basis of the indicator information and superimposes the second image on a first image generated on the basis of the inputted image data; a selection unit which outputs the indicator information to the drawing unit if the first mode is set and outputs the indicator information to the image supply device if the second mode is set; and a drawing control unit which erases the second image if a switching from the first mode to the second mode is carried out.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Apparatus and recording ultrasonic image

Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for recording an ultrasonic image, which are capable of automatically recording an ultrasonic image acquired by an ultrasonic image diagnosis apparatus. An apparatus for recording an ultrasonic image according to one embodiment comprises: a recognition unit configured to recognize identification information of a patient; a first communication unit configured to receive an ultrasonic image from an ultrasonic image diagnosis apparatus, the first communication unit being electrically coupled to the ultrasonic image diagnosis apparatus; a control unit configured to automatically record the ultrasonic image in the case where a record initiation command for recording the ultrasonic image is not inputted within a predetermined time; and a second communication unit configured to transmit, to a server, the recorded ultrasonic image and the identification information mapped to the ultrasonic image..

Evaluation device, evaluation system, and evaluation method

An evaluation device for evaluating security of an electronic control system in which a plurality of electronic control units are connected to a bus used for communication includes a recording medium that holds attack procedure information indicative of contents and a transmission order of a plurality of frames, a transmitter that transmits the plurality of frames to the bus in the transmission order indicated by the attack procedure information, a monitor that monitors an actuator unit controlled by any of the plurality of electronic control units, and an evaluator that makes the evaluation on basis of a monitoring result obtained by the monitor when the transmitter transmits the plurality of frames to the bus.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Managing and sharing alias devices across logical control units

Aspects include a computer-implemented method for managing alias devices across logical control units. Aspects include establishing one or more alias management groups associated with a set of one or more logical control units.
International Business Machines Corporation

System, method and computer program product for sharing information in a distributed framework

A system, method and computer program product are provided for receiving information associated with a message, issuing a storage resource request in connection with a storage resource and determining whether the storage resource is available. In use, the information is capable of being shared in less than one second, utilizing an automotive electronic control unit which includes a plurality of interfaces..
Stragent, Llc

Virtual environment execution apparatus and storage medium

According to an embodiment, a virtual environment execution apparatus executes a virtual machine. A storage unit stores data in an non-volatile manner.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Relay device, electronic control unit, and vehicle-mounted system

A relay device is provided. The relay device includes: an acquisition unit acquiring data necessary for an upgrade processing from an upgrading tool, which performs the upgrading processing to an ecu connected to a vehicle-mounted network; a relay unit providing the data, via the vehicle-mounted network, to a target ecu which is subject to the upgrade processing; a suspend instructing unit transmitting, via the vehicle-mounted network, a suspend command which instructs the non-target ecu to shift to a suspend state in which a transmission of other data to the non-target ecu via the vehicle-mounted network is suspended in response to a start of the upgrade processing; and a cancel instructing unit instructing, via the vehicle-mounted network, the non-target ecu to cancel the suspend state when the upgrade processing is completed..
Denso Corporation

First-in first-out control circuit, storage device, and controlling first-in first-out control circuit

When there is a data writing request to a first-in first-out data bolding unit provided with a plurality of entries in each of which data is held, a write pointer control unit writes data in the entry indicated by a write pointer out of a plurality of entries and updates the write pointer. Also, a read pointer control unit reads the data from the entry indicated by a read pointer corresponding to a read unit which requests data reading out of a plurality of read pointers associated with different read units and updates a corresponding read pointer..

Printing device and control a printing device

A printing device and a control method of a printing device efficiently execute a process of merging plural data objects and printing. The printer has a printer control unit that interprets and renders plural print object datas on plural layers, and generates print data by overwriting and merging one layer on another layer, and a print unit that prints based on the print data generated by the printer control unit..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Information terminal device

An information terminal device includes a touch panel which is capable of displaying an image and receiving an operation of a user and includes a display area for displaying the image and an input area dedicated for an operation input, an image processing unit that processes the image to be displayed in the display area, and an operation input unit that detects the operation input to the input area. An area control unit has a function of allocating the input area to a part of the touch panel and performing conversion into an operation on the image displayed in the display area when the operation is performed on the input area..
Maxell, Ltd.

Input device and detecting an input

An input device is described which comprises a touch-sensitive surface and a force sensor, wherein the force sensor is adapted to detect a force applied to the touch-sensitive surface. The input device further comprises a vibration sensor and a control unit, wherein the control unit is coupled with the force sensor, the touch-sensitive surface and the vibration sensor.
E.solutions Gmbh

Touch panel

A touch panel includes a substrate, a touch electrode, a control unit, and a trace structure. The substrate has a touch sensing area and a peripheral circuit area.
Hannstouch Solution Incorporated

Sense shared system, operation device, and sense shared method

Provided are a feeling share system, an operation device, and a feeling share method which are capable of reproducing a gesture without requiring a user to repeat the gesture. The present invention is provided with: a first operation device including a first operation interface unit that receives an operation from a first user, and a first communication unit that transmits, to a server device, first operation information indicating the operation received by the first operation interface unit; and a second operation device including a second communication unit that receives the first operation information from the server device, a second operation interface unit that receives an operation from a second user, and an operation control unit that reproduces the operation by using the second operation interface unit on the basis of the first operation information received by the second communication unit..
Hitachi Systems, Ltd.

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program

There is provided an information processing apparatus including an acquisition unit configured to acquire a vibration signal that indicates a detected vibration of a prescribed real object and a sound signal that indicates a collected sound from the real object, a control unit configured to synchronize the acquired vibration signal with the acquired sound signal, and associate the vibration signal and the sound signal with each other, the vibration signal and the sound signal having been synchronized, and a recoding unit configured to record the vibration signal and the sound signal which have been associated with each other.. .
Sony Corporation

Display control apparatus, display control method, and program

Provided is a display control apparatus including a display control unit configured to control a display unit in a manner that a plurality of symbols is visibly displayed to a user, and a position acquisition unit configured to acquire information indicating a pointing position for specifying one or more symbols among the plurality of symbols. The display control unit controls the display unit in a manner that a predetermined object is displayed to indicate a group to which the plurality of symbols belongs according to the pointing position..
Sony Corporation

Vehicle control system

A vehicle control system includes a vehicle-mounted sensor, a map database, a control rule database, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to recognize the position of a vehicle on a map; control traveling of the vehicle by using one of a plurality of control rules based on the position of the vehicle on the map, map information, and a detection result of the vehicle-mounted sensor; recognize a road section in the traveling direction of the vehicle based on the position of the vehicle on the map and the map information; specify a control rule used in the road section based on the recognized road section and control rule data; and control traveling of the vehicle in the road section by using the specified control rule..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Moving robot

A moving robot is provided. A moving robot according to an embodiment of the present invention determines the location of a preset light device within a driving area and controls the light device based on the location.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Method for replacing a control unit in a conveying device

The method according to the invention allows automatic detection of a defect in a control unit, as well as initial configuration of a replacement control unit with an individual bus address or additional parameters.. .

Control device, control method, and control program

A hunting phenomenon of a control object is suppressed. A temperature adjusting device (10) includes a control unit (12), an input unit (13), and a filter (15).
Omron Corporation

Timepiece

There is provided a timepiece capable of selecting a timepiece mode and a chronograph mode. The timepiece includes an hour hand and a minute hand which indicate a time in a case where the timepiece mode is selected, and a main control unit that performs control so as to start time measurement by simultaneously starting hand operations of the hour hand and the minute hand in a case where the chronograph mode is selected, to indicate a measured time at the time of stopping by stopping the hand operation of the hour hand, and to continue the time measurement by continuing the hand operation of the minute hand..
Seiko Instruments Inc.

Post-processing apparatus and control method thereof

A post-processing apparatus includes a discharge tray, a sheet conveyor configured to convey a sheet onto the discharge tray, a drive unit configured to drive the sheet conveyor, a sensor configured to detect a position of the sheet discharged onto the discharge tray, and a control unit configured to determine a parameter to control the drive unit based on an output of the sensor, and to control the drive unit based on the determined parameter.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a control unit configured to be able to perform density adjustment control of forming a reference toner image for image density control on an image bearing member and changing a target value of a toner density based on an image density of the reference toner image detected by an image density detection unit. The control unit limits the target value of the toner density within a predetermined range, and changes frequency of execution of the density adjustment control based on the fact that the target value of the toner density is placed at a boundary value..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming acquiring information of toner container

An image forming apparatus includes a toner container attaching unit to which a toner container is to be attached, the toner container attaching unit including an apparatus-side terminal that comes into contact with a container-side terminal of the toner container and an apparatus-side coupling that engages with a container-side coupling of the toner container, and a control unit. The control unit is configured to execute a first process to acquire information of the toner container via the apparatus-side terminal, and cause the apparatus-side coupling to be rotated based on a result of the first process..
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Fusion and display system

Disclosed is a fusion and display system, which comprises: a structure positioning plate (6); a screen (5) fixed on the structure positioning plate (6); a projection unit (2) arranged on the structure positioning plate (6), for projecting image light to the back of the screen (5); a lighting unit (3) arranged on the structure positioning plate (6), for projecting light rays to the back of the screen (5). The light projected by the projection unit (2) is located inside the light projected by the lighting units (3).
Yutou Technology (hangzhou) Co., Ltd.

Touch panel-attached display device and manufacturing touch panel-attached display device

To improve sensing sensitivity of a touch panel. A touch panel-attached display device includes an active matrix substrate 1, a counter substrate, and a liquid crystal layer.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Heads up display, heads up display method, and traveling apparatus

The present disclosure provides a heads up display, comprising: a projector, which is configured to project light to a preset region to form a projected image; an environment color acquisition device, which is configured to acquire an environment color of a background region corresponding to the preset region, wherein the background region is an external region observable through the preset region from an observer's position; and a controller, comprising a color control unit, the color control unit being configured to control a color of light projected by the projector according to the environment color, such that a color of the projected image and the environment color are distinguished from each other. Accordingly, the present disclosure further provides a heads up display method and a traveling apparatus.
Chengdu Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Ground loss detection circut

A ground loss detection circuit identifies a faulty ground connection in a vehicle electrical system including a pair of redundant ground lines connected between a vehicle battery/chassis ground and an electronic control unit (ecu). In particular, a first ground line is connected between the battery/chassis ground and a first ecu ground connection, while a second ground line is connected between the battery/chassis ground location and a second ecu ground connection.
Trw Automotive Gmbh

Impedance measuring device for biological samples and impedance measuring system for biological samples

Provided is an impedance measuring device for biological samples including one or a plurality of biological sample holding units configured to hold a biological sample, an applying unit configured to apply an ac voltage to a pair of electrodes in contact with the biological sample held by the biological sample holding unit, a measuring unit configured to measure an impedance of the biological sample obtained by an ac voltage being applied to the biological sample by the applying unit, and a measurement condition control unit configured to control a measuring time and/or a measuring frequency in the measuring unit.. .
Sony Corporation

Msm photoelectric detection device, driving the msm photoelectric detection device, and x-ray detector

This disclosure relates to a metal-semiconductor-metal (msm) photoelectric detection device, a method of driving the msm photoelectric detection device, and an x-ray detector. The device comprises: a plurality of detection units each including: at least one first msm structure, at least one second msm structure, a first control unit, a second control unit, a third control unit, a threshold comparison unit, and an energy storage unit, wherein the first control unit is used for controlling the output/reset signal terminal to be connected to or disconnected from the first node; the second control unit is used for controlling the first node to be connected to or disconnected from the second msm structure; the threshold comparison unit is used for outputting an on control signal or an off control signal; the third control signal is used for connecting or disconnecting the first node to or from the second msm structure under the control of the control signal outputted by the threshold comparison unit; the energy storage unit is used for storing charges.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Lubricant distribution its operation

A lubricant distribution system includes at least one lubricant pump, at least one metering device for distributing metered amounts of lubricant to consumption points, a sensor unit including at least one sensor element configured to detect at least one operating parameter of the metering device, and at least one programmable control unit configured to control the lubricant pump based on the detected operating parameter.. .
Skf Lubrication Systems Germany Gmbh

Control apparatus

A control apparatus for an automatic transmission including a torque converter with a lock-up clutch capable of connecting the output shaft of an engine and the input shaft of the automatic transmission includes a state determination unit configured to determine, based on an operation signal from an abs device, whether the abs device of a vehicle is in a normally operating state or in a fail state, a rotation speed determination unit configured to determine whether the rotation speed of the input shaft is not less than a reference rotation speed, and an operation control unit configured to control engagement of the lock-up clutch based on the operation state of the abs device and the result of comparison between the rotation speed of the input shaft and the reference rotation speed.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Control apparatus

A control apparatus for an automatic transmission including a torque converter with a lock-up clutch capable of connecting an output shaft of an engine and an input shaft of the automatic transmission includes a release determination unit configured to determine based on a deceleration and a reference deceleration whether to change an engaging state of an engaging mechanism that constitutes the set gear range of the automatic transmission to a release state when a brake operation is detected, and a control unit configured to control the engaging mechanism based on determination of the release determination unit.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Electronic ignition system for an internal combustion engine and driving the same

An electronic ignition system for an internal combustion engine comprises an ignition coil (2) provided with at least a primary winding (3) and a secondary winding (4), a switch (6) connected to the primary winding (3) and drivable in an open and/or closed position according to the value of a driving signal, a control unit (7) associated to the switch (6) and configured to drive it in open and/or closed position according to the value of the driving signal (g). Such system also comprises a voltage changing electronic element (8) connected to the electrical connection (5), operatively interposed between the electrical connection (5) and the primary winding (3), and configured to change the voltage value of the primary winding (3) according to the value of a control signal between at least a first (v1) and a second (v2) voltage value.
Eldor Corporation S.p.a.

Engine system and controlling engine system

An engine system includes: an engine including a direct injection valve that injects fuel into a cylinder of the engine and a port injection valve that injects fuel into an intake port of the engine; and an electronic control unit configured to control an operation of the engine by adjusting, based on a state of the engine, a rate of fuel injection from the direct injection valve with respect to total fuel injection and a rate of fuel injection from the port injection valve with respect to the total fuel injection. The electronic control unit executes a malfunction diagnosis with the rate of fuel injection from the direct injection valve set to 100%, when the electronic control unit determines that an execution condition for executing the malfunction diagnosis on a fuel system is satisfied and a power required of the engine is equal to or greater than a prescribed power..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Engine control system, vehicle system, and engine control method

Each of a plurality of control devices (10, 11, 12) of an engine control system (1) is provided with a drive control unit (100, 110, 120) which controls the drive of an engine unit to be controlled according to memory information stored in a memory of the control device, a memory information output unit which outputs the memory information stored in the memory of the control device to other control devices, and a memory information update unit which writes memory information received from the memory information output units of other control devices into the memory of the control device.. .
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Linear parameter varying model predictive control for engine assemblies

An lpv/mpc engine control system is disclosed that includes an engine control unit connected to multiple sensors. The engine control unit receives, from the sensors, signals indicative of desired engine torque and engine torque output, and determines, from these signals, optimal engine control commands using a piecewise lpv/mpc routine.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Control device for internal combustion engine

A control device for an internal combustion engine including a fuel injection valve and an actuator includes an electronic control unit. The fuel injection valve directly injects fuel into a combustion chamber.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Internal combustion engine system and control internal combustion engine

An electronic control unit is configured to select a first cam as a driving cam of an intake valve in a first operation range where a target value of an egr rate is set to a specified egr rate, and is configured to select a second cam as the driving cam in a second operation range smaller in valve duration and lift amount than the first cam. Accordingly, in most of the operation regions, the first cam is selected, and the second cam is selected only in a high-torque and high-speed region.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Exhaust gas control internal combustion engine and exhaust gas control internal combustion engine

An exhaust gas control apparatus includes a first catalyst, a filter, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to alternately execute lean control and rich control multiple times.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Opening and closing control device

An opening/closing control device controls movement of an opening/closing body. The opening/closing control device includes an entrapment detection sensor configured to perform entrapment detection in a closing movement of the opening/closing body, a pulse generator configured to generate pulses in accordance with a movement speed of the opening/closing body, and a control unit configured to determine that the opening/closing body has reached a fully-closed position when the entrapment detection sensor detects entrapment after the pulses generated by the pulse generator indicates that movement of the opening/closing body has stopped..
Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho

Rebar tying device

A rebar tying device is configured to tie a plurality of rebars by a wire. The rebar tying device includes a feeder configured to feed the wire wound around a reel by a rotation of a feeding motor; a guide configured to guide the wire fed by the feeder to around the plurality of rebars; a cutter configured to cut the wire fed by the feeder at a predetermined position; a twister configured to twist the wire around the plurality of rebars; a battery configured to supply power to the feeding motor; and a control unit.
Makita Corporation

Earth moving machine, range finder arrangement and 3d scanning

A mobile earth moving machine includes a carrier, at least one machine element movable relative to the carrier, a positioning system for determining 3d position and orientation data of the earth moving machine, at least one sensing device for determining position and orientation data of the movable machine element, at least one range finder device for detecting at least one object in a field of the range finder device and providing point cloud output of the object, and at least one control unit configured to receive and process the produced data. The range finder device is a solid-state device without internal movable mechanical elements, whereby the device is without internal scanning equipment.
Novatron Oy

Method and system for manufacturing a stainless steel substrate with a corrosion resistant coating

A method and system for manufacturing a corrosion resistant performs the steps of: (1) providing a substrate; (2) moving the substrate to a cleaning chamber via the conveyor; (3) cleaning the substrate; (4) moving the substrate into a first pressure chamber; (5) moving the substrate out of the first pressure chamber; (5) determining a first temperature change in the substrate at the first pressure chamber; (6) adjusting a second heat source at a second pressure chamber based on the first temperature change; and (7) moving the substrate into the second pressure chamber. The system includes at least one pressure chamber housing a heat source wherein a temperature sensor is disposed at the inlet and at the outlet of the pressure chamber.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Automatic water supply device

An embodiment relates to an automatic water supply device comprising: a container seating portion, one side of which is open such that a container is placed; a water intake member arranged on the upper portion of the container seating portion so as to supply the container with a liquid; a container height measuring unit and a water level measuring unit arranged to be adjacent to the water intake member, respectively; and a control unit for comparing the height of the container, which is measured by the container height measuring unit, and the water level, which is measuring by the water level measuring unit, thereby checking whether the water level inside the container reaches a preset height or not, and adjusting the water level inside the container using the result of the checking, wherein the container height measuring unit comprises a plurality of first optical sensors for sensing both ends of the upper end of the container, and can measure the height of the container in response to the result of sensing by the first optical sensors.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

Arrangement and detecting at least one operational parameter of an automatic door

The invention relates to an arrangement for detecting operational information of an automatic door. The arrangement comprises a magnetometer arranged to at least one of the following: moving part of the door, structure that is separate from the moving part of the door.
Kone Corporation

Operating panel for an elevator providing options of indicating additional floor information

An elevator operation panel has a plurality of buttons for selecting target floors and a plurality of touch-sensitive areas, each area being associated with one of the buttons. The panel includes an output device, such as a display or a loudspeaker, for outputting information, a control unit connected to the buttons, to the areas and to the output device, and a data storage device storing at least one data folder for each target floor.
Inventio Ag

Sheet conveyance apparatus controlling direction for conveying sheet, and image forming apparatus

A sheet conveyance apparatus includes: a guide member configured to guide a sheet in a first direction in a first state, and in a second direction in a second state; a driving source configured to generate a driving force; a transfer member configured to change the state of the guide member from the first state to the second state by being moved by the driving force; and a control unit configured to control the driving force. The control unit is further configured to set the driving force to a value smaller than a force necessary to move the transfer member to change the guide member from the first state to the second state, and subsequently cause the driving force to increase to a value larger than the force necessary to move the transfer member..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Conveyor belt monitoring system

Provided is a conveyor belt monitoring system that determines whether or not an abnormality has occurred in the conveyor belt by successively detecting elongation of a running conveyor belt using an elongation detection mechanism, by successively detecting tension acting on a core layer forming the conveyor belt using a tension detection mechanism, and, on the basis of data obtained therefrom, monitoring the presence/absence of the abnormality in the conveyor belt using a control unit.. .
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.

Control system for rotorcraft in-flight engine restarting

A control system for an in-flight engine restart system of a rotorcraft includes an engine control unit that controls and detects status of an engine. The control system also includes a flight control computer that communicates with the engine control unit, an engine operation control system, and a pilot interface including pilot controls.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

Dual usage of inductor core in power supplies

An electromechanical motor vehicle power steering mechanism may include an electric motor and a control unit. The electric motor may be configured to provide a steering assist force.
Thyssenkrupp Ag

System for identifying a seat location

A system includes a set of passenger seat devices in a transport unit and a control unit. In order to permit an identification of seat locations to be changeable, a communication unit exchanges data between the set of passenger seat devices and the control unit.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Automobile and control automobile

An electronic control unit controls a motor so that a torque applied to an input shaft does not exceed an upper limit torque. The electronic control unit sets so as to restrict the upper limit torque from a first torque to a second torque smaller than the first torque, and then return the upper limit torque to the first torque more gradually when a first condition that a driver is assumed to have felt a decrease in driving force output to driving wheels is met before the upper limit torque is returned than when the first condition is not met..
Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.

Control device for hybrid vehicle

An electronic control unit of a control device for a hybrid vehicle sets any of a hybrid traveling mode, a single motor drive electric traveling mode, and a dual motor drive electric traveling mode. The electronic control unit prohibits setting of the dual motor drive electric traveling mode when a pinion temperature is higher than an upper limit temperature, and sets the hybrid traveling mode.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Brake control device for saddle riding vehicle

The pressure sensor functions as a first detection portion for detecting hydraulic pressure set according to operation of a brake pedal. The control unit detects the hydraulic pressure acting on the second piston portion through the pipe.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Method for performing closed-loop control of a motor vehicle and electronic brake control unit

A method for performing closed-loop control of a motor vehicle having a brake system with a stability control system comprises comparing an actual yaw rate with a setpoint yaw rate which is calculated using a model. A yaw moment of a closed-loop or open-loop assistance control of an assistance system for lane guidance or transverse guidance is taken into account during the calculation of the setpoint yaw rate.
Continental Teves Ag & Co. Ohg

Electric braking system

Provided is an electric braking system configured to prevent antilock control from being unintentionally ended so that the braking behavior can be stabilized. An antilock control function unit includes an antilock control intervention determination unit configured to determine whether or not to execute antilock control.
Ntn Corporation

Vehicular collision avoidance control device and vehicular collision avoidance control method

A vehicular collision avoidance control device includes: a collision avoidance control unit that receives a vehicle deceleration rate that is an actual deceleration rate of a traveling vehicle and obtains a first desired deceleration rate for avoiding collision with an obstacle based on the received vehicle deceleration rate, a relative distance to the obstacle, and a target relative distance; and a brake control unit that obtains a desired deceleration rate for controlling a brake device by performing first control based on the received vehicle deceleration rate and the first desired deceleration rate and performing second control based on the first desired deceleration rate and stops the first control upon detection of a brake operation performed by a driver.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Hybrid vehicle and controlling the same

A hybrid vehicle includes a power storage device that stores electric power for traveling, an inlet that receives electric power for use in external charging, and a electronic control unit that performs restricting operation to restrict a practical state of charge region of the power storage device used for control. When the frequency of execution of external charging is smaller than a threshold value, the electronic control unit sets the practical state of charge region to a normal region.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Mode transition control device for hybrid vehicle

A mode transition control device a hybrid vehicle has a transmission control unit that prevents a second power generation system from overheating while traveling in a series hev mode. When a battery is at a power generation request threshold value or lower, the vehicle travels in a “series hev mode,” in which the first electric motor is utilized as a drive source and receives electrical power from the second motor/generator and the battery.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Heater device

A heater unit emits radiation heat caused by heat generated with a heat generation unit when energized. The heater device includes a contact detection unit having a contact detection region overlying the heater unit to detect a contact by an object on the contact detection region.
Denso Corporation

Air conditioner for vehicle

A vehicle air conditioner includes a bypass passage configured to cause a coolant to circulate while bypassing a heater core, a switching device set to switch between a first mode in which the coolant flows through the bypass passage and returns to an internal combustion engine while bypassing the heater core and a second mode in which the coolant flows to the heater core, a coolant-temperature sensor that detects a temperature of the coolant at a part through which the coolant flows in both the first mode and the second mode, and a control unit that controls an operation of a blower based on the coolant-temperature control data. Furthermore, first and second calculating portions are configured to calculate the coolant-temperature control data in the first and second modes, respectively.
Denso Corporation

Liquid ejecting apparatus and forming adjustment pattern

A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a head unit that ejects ink onto a medium, a transport unit that transports the medium, and a control unit that forms an adjustment pattern on the medium, and the control unit forms, as the adjustment pattern, a pattern including a first pattern that is formed in a transport direction, a plurality of scales that are formed in the transport direction, and a second pattern that is formed at a position corresponding to the scales in the transport direction while the position thereof in a main-scanning direction that intersects the transport direction is changed.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation