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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 03/06/2014 > 83 patent applications in 55 patent subcategories.
20140062649 - Controlling method for coexistence of radio frequency identification and display: A controlling method, adapted for an electronic device for coexistence of radio frequency identification (RFID) and display functions, is provided. The controlling method includes powering on a display of the electronic device and controlling the display to show a frame. Next, a RFID module of the electronic device is powered... Agent:
20140062650 - Mobile terminal device, authentication system, authentication method, program, and integrated circuit: A mobile terminal device which a user carries includes: an entry determining unit for determining entry of the mobile terminal device in a residential area; an authentication information storage unit for storing authentication information indicating multiple authentication actions performed by the user carrying the mobile terminal device and an authentication... Agent:
20140062653 - Lock releasing method of electronic device, and apparatus thereof: The present disclosure relates to a lock releasing method of an electronic device, an apparatus thereof, and a medium storing a program source for the method. The lock releasing method includes: in response to a request for lock releasing, outputting reference data to be used for deciphering of a password;... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140062651 - Method and system for airport security: A method and system for airport or other building security where passengers or persons entering a building approach a check-in point or check-in counter and must undergo a positive identification (ID) by fingerprint scan, retinal or iris scan, face feature scan, or an other means of positive identification. A digital... Agent:
20140062656 - Electronic locking system with wireless update and cascade lock control: A wireless access control system comprising a central access control system connected through a wireless network to a remote access control system comprised of a plurality of localized remote access controllers (locking mechanisms). The plurality of remote access controllers will generally be used to lock parts of a facility, whether... Agent: Synaptic Wireless, LLC
20140062655 - Electronic vehicle key: An electronic vehicle key is provided. The electronic vehicle key includes a battery and a controller receptive to electrical power from the battery. The electronic vehicle key further includes a connecting circuit receptive to electrical power from a vehicle. The electronic vehicle key still further includes an interface circuit that... Agent:
20140062654 - Sensing exposure to environmental factors: A method of sensing exposure to one or more of a plurality of environmental factors includes exposing a code circuit to at least some of the environmental factors, the code circuit disposed over a substrate and including a plurality of electrically-connected sensor patches, each sensor patch susceptible to one of... Agent:
20140062657 - Wireless communication apparatus, authentication apparatus, wireless communication method and authentication method: According to one embodiment, when a control unit is notified of information in at least one second signal received by one of first and second wireless communication units after the control unit provides the second wireless communication unit with a command to transmit a first signal containing first address information... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20140062652 - Item authentication: Mechanisms for validating the authenticity of an item. A reader device records authentication data that is obscured in a label. The authentication data is provided to a remote authentication server via a network. The reader device receives, from the remote authentication server, an authentication response based on the authentication data.... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation
20140062658 - Authentication system and authentication method: According to an aspect of the invention, an authentication system for authenticating the identity of an electronic identification document owner is provided, which comprises an electronic identification document comprising a first communication interface and a storage unit being arranged to store reference biometric information of the electronic identification document owner,... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20140062659 - Interface assembly: An interface component for insertion in a certain-sized connection box placed for another component such as a switch or other electrical mechanism. The interface component may bring in new capabilities plus maintain the capabilities of the removed component. The box need not be removed, or if the boxed is removed... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20140062660 - Multi-function emergency locating and sensor/detection or warning assembly such as attachable to a helmet or clothing: A wearable locating and/or recovery assembly having a body containing a portable battery, an on/off switch communicating the battery with a processor control, and at least one additional switch for actuating, selectively or in combination, at least one overt light and at least one infrared light arranged at discrete locations... Agent:
20140062661 - Interface arbitration for a wired tag: Various exemplary embodiments relate to an integrated circuit (IC) including: a memory; a radio frequency (RF) interface configured to access the memory; a wired interface connected to a host and configured to access the memory; and an arbitration module configured to prevent concurrent access to the memory by more than... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20140062662 - Method of selectively pairing wireless controller to multiplt dental/medical instruments: In a dental operatory system a master device coordinates the activity levels of multiple slave devices. The master device coordinates activity via a communication link with all slave devices. A communication protocol incorporates a closed system addresses scheme in which the master device learns all associated addresses of slave devices,... Agent: Dentsply International Inc.
20140062667 - Active logistical tag for cargo: An active logistical tag for cooperation with cargo elements, the tag comprising: a housing compatible for attachment of the cargo; a sensor suite for sensing logistical prompts, the prompts including at least one of motion, static magnetic fields and incident electromagnetic radiation; and a transmitter coupled to the sensor suite,... Agent: Lyngsoe Systems, Ltd.
20140062664 - Low power radio frequency communication: A method, system and tag for low power radio frequency communication is described. In one embodiment, the RF tag comprises: an access point comprising: a first antenna; a first radio coupled to the first antenna; a central processing unit coupled to the first radio; a backscatter adapter coupled to the... Agent:
20140062665 - Methods and systems using polarization modulated electromagnetic waves: Methods and systems using polarization modulated electromagnetic waves. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are systems comprising a radio frequency identification (RFID) reader, and a RFID tag (the RFID tag communicatively coupled to the RFID reader). The RFID tag is configured to transmit data to the RFID reader with... Agent: Round Rock Research, LLC
20140062666 - Passive wireless sensors for chemical and biological agents and wireless systems including the passive wireless sensors: Wireless sensors for detection of an analyte may include a sensor receiving antenna configured to receive interrogation pulses having an interrogation frequency, a DC converter, a relaxation oscillator circuit electrically, and a sensor transmitting antenna. The relaxation oscillator circuit may include a capacitance element that defines a response-pulse frequency of... Agent:
20140062663 - Smart power source: An article having a conductive body, a magnetic diverter, and a communication device is described. The magnetic diverter is positioned on an outer surface of the conductive body. The magnetic diverter covers a substantial portion of the outer surface of the conductive body. A communication device is positioned on the... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company
20140062671 - Low power radio frequency communication: A method, system and tag for low power radio frequency communication is described. In one embodiment, the RF tag comprises: an energy harvesting unit operable to convert incident RF energy to direct current (DC); a storage unit operable to store recovered DC power; a passive wakeup pattern detector operable to... Agent:
20140062672 - Low power radio frequency communication: A method, system and tag for low power radio frequency communication is described. In one embodiment, the RF tag comprises: an access point coupled to provide access to a network; an RF tag comprising an energy harvesting unit operable to convert incident RF energy to direct current (DC); a storage... Agent:
20140062668 - Low power radio frequency communication: A method, system and tag for low power radio frequency communication is described. In one embodiment, the RF tag comprises: an energy harvesting unit operable to convert incident RF energy to direct current (DC); a storage unit operable to store recovered DC power; one or more sensors for sensing; a... Agent:
20140062670 - Standby activation: Systems and methods are provided for providing a standby activation of a device. A method for providing standby activation of a device can include coupling a tag to a computing device. Furthermore, a method for providing standby activation of a device can include activating the tag utilizing a tag reader,... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20140062669 - Wireless sensor with fram: A wireless sensor module for use in a wireless sensor network. The sensor module collects sensor data in a periodic manner with a first time period. The sensor data is logged in a non-volatile ferroelectric random access memory (FRAM) within the sensor module. The sensor module is placed in a... Agent:
20140062673 - Apparatus comprising a reader and method for controlling the reader: A portable device (10, 20) includes at least a control element (14, 24, 34) for receiving command signals and a reader (12, 22, 32). A detection element (18, 28, 38) is connected with the control element (14, 24, 34) and they communicate with each other. Operation of the reader (12,... Agent:
20140062674 - Media processing device, printing device and control method of a media processing device: When writing information to the IC tag of a medium, the control unit 54 of a printer 1 determines if a specific area in the storage space of the IC tag is in an initialized state, and writes to the IC tag if the IC tag is in the specific... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20140062679 - Control of devices through the use of different communication interfaces: A method and a device for determining what commands can be used to operate a receiving device (110) when a user operates a control device (105). After such a determination is made, a first command is transmitted to the receiving device from the control device (105) over a first communication... Agent: Thomson Licensing
20140062680 - Smart adapter and remote control system using the same: A remote control system includes a remote control device in the hands of a user, a number of home devices and a smart adapter. The home devices and the smart adapter are connected to a power source via power lines. The remote control device sends remote control information to the... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd
20140062677 - Control apparatus and method, recording medium and program: The present invention relates to a control apparatus and a method, a recording medium and a program, which enable to control at least one first device more efficiently and quickly through the use of a second device. The control apparatus stores at least one first operation panel information corresponding to... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140062675 - Data processing apparatus and device cooperation method: A data processing apparatus includes a motion determining unit and a data processing unit. The motion determining unit detects a predetermined motion of a mobile terminal. The data processing unit selects a device to perform a device cooperation process with and to communicate with the mobile terminal based on a... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20140062676 - Remote controller, remote device, multimedia system and the controlling method thereof: Disclosed is a handheld device capable of being used as a remote controller, a remote device, a multimedia system and a corresponding controlling method. The handheld device being used as a remote control device for remotely controlling the remote device comprises: a communication unit, for establishing connection with a remote... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140062678 - System and method for controlling device location determination: A controlling device such as a remote control has programming for transmitting a signal response to a plurality of control environments, each environment including a signaling device. Each signaling device in receipt of the signal request sends a signal response having a unique ID which is chosen to be characteristically... Agent: Universal Electronics Inc.
20140062681 - Analysys system, analysis apparatus, electronic device, analysis method, and program: An analysis system includes: an electronic device that is attached to an upper body of a swimmer; and an analysis apparatus. The electronic device includes: an acceleration sensor that detects acceleration in a gravity direction in a state where the swimmer stands erect; and a first communication unit that transmits... Agent: Seiko Instruments Inc.
20140062683 - Body sensing computer keyboard: A body sensing computer keyboard includes a trigger module defining a vibratable part and a non-vibratable part, a plurality of key buttons respectively clickable to trigger the trigger module in generating a respective signal, a displacement unit set between the trigger module and the key buttons, and a vibrator provided... Agent: Nzxt Corporation
20140062682 - System for haptically representing sensor input: A haptic representation system is provided that generates a haptic effect in response to sensor input. The sensor input is mapped to a haptic signal. The haptic signal is sent to an actuator configured to receive the haptic signal. The actuator utilizes the haptic signal to generate the haptic effect.... Agent: Immersion Corporation
20140062684 - Systems and methods for implementing haptics for pressure sensitive keyboards: Systems and methods are employed for implementing haptics for pressure sensitive keyboards, such as the type of keyboards having keys that produce alternating digital open/short signals that emulate actuation of conventional “momentary on” digital keys. The disclosed systems and methods may be implemented to provide haptics for both touch typing... Agent:
20140062685 - Pedestrian notification apparatus: A pedestrian notification apparatus, which is configured to be used in a vehicle, includes an ambient object detector, a notification target detector and a notifier. The ambient object detector is configured to detect ambient objects present around the vehicle. The notification target detector is configured to detect a notification target... Agent: Denso Corporation
20140062686 - Portable vehicle security device, system and method providing remote vehicle monitoring: A vehicle security system is provided. A compact security device is portable between vehicles and connectable to a 12V DC vehicle power supply for charging an internal power source. The security device communicates with an electronic device of the user to provide information about the vehicle status to the user... Agent:
20140062687 - Interactive and direct transmission of data from signs and billboards: Provided are techniques for receiving a message from a user device; calculating the location and heading of the user device; correlating the location of the user device with any advertising or information display device in proximity to the user device; correlating a product with the display device; generating a second... Agent:
20140062688 - Vehicular display system: A vehicular display system includes a vehicle on-board unit having a vehicular display part, and a mobile device having a mobile display part. The vehicular display part is fixedly mounted on a vehicle and configured to display vehicular information including at least a vehicle speed. The mobile display part is... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20140062689 - Vehicle rear light assembly: A vehicle rear light assembly (VRLA) that is enclosed within an elongated LED display unit that includes a center compartment having a plurality of red LEDs and contiguous left and right compartments each having a plurality of yellow/red LEDs. The VRLA is comprised of an electrical circuit consisting of a... Agent:
20140062690 - Vehicle warning device: A vehicle warning device includes a lamp holder and a charging base. There are many LEDs at one side of the lamp holder and is a retaining member at the other side. The lamp holder comprises a power switch being outside the lamp holder and electrically connected to the LEDs;... Agent: Atbel Technology Corp.
20140062691 - Hazard ranger emergency signal: The invention provides a portable illuminated sign comprising flashing directional lights and night signal flare lights to warn other drivers on the road of a parked or disabled vehicle's presence. The Hazard Ranger is comprised of two main components, an illuminated sign and a sturdy support base.... Agent:
20140062692 - Motion detector with shock detection: Apparatus is provided including an environmental sensor that detects security threats within a secure area, a shock detector that detects vibration of the environmental sensor and a processor that receives an signal from the environmental detector, processes the signal and provides a threat detected signal in response to the signal... Agent: Honeywell Inernational Inc.
20140062693 - Alarm sensor supporting long-range wireless communication: An alarm sensor can be located at a premises, for example a smoke detector mounted to a wall or ceiling of a building. In response to an alarm event, such as detection of a level of smoke indicative of a fire hazard, the alarm sensor can send a wireless notification... Agent:
20140062694 - Interactive medical device monitoring and management system: A system for improving medical device management for a patient is also provided. The system can include a portable wireless device having an ECU, memory and an interactive remote patient monitoring module (IRPMM) for at least one medical device. The IRPMM has a medical device data request module that is... Agent: Docview Solutions LLC
20140062695 - Method and apparatus for improving tracker battery life while outside a base safe-zone: Methods, devices, and systems for saving battery service life by preventing false alarms when a tracked asset is intentionally removed from a base safe-zone. A portable safe-zone beacon may create a portable safe-zone by broadcasting signals similar to a transmitter within a base safe-zone. A tracking device may employ a... Agent:
20140062697 - Customized audio alerts: A methods and systems for generating customized audio alerts are described. The method includes identifying occurrence of an event on a communication device. The event is associated with at least one attributes. The at least one attribute associated with the event is compared with user-defined attributes. Further, a customized audio... Agent: Tata Consultancy Services Limited
20140062696 - Generating alerts for live performances: A live performance is monitored by analyzing an input data stream comprising real-time updates related to the live performance. Different sets of excitement levels, excitement curves, alerts and teasers are generated based on the analysis and reported to a plurality of subscribers using any of a variety of mobile communication... Agent:
20140062698 - Merchandise security system including retractable alarming power cord: A merchandise security system for an electronic item of merchandise is provided. In one example, the merchandise security system includes a continuous alarming power cord comprising at least one electrical conductor. The alarming power cord has a first end adapted to be electrically connected to the electronic item of merchandise... Agent: Invue Security Products Inc.
20140062701 - Pin alarm tag: An alarm tag comprising a first input unit for generating signals for setting (to ON) or resetting (to OFF) an alarm system of the alarm tag. The alarm tag further includes a second input unit for generating signals for arming the alarm tag and triggering an alarm, and an independent... Agent:
20140062700 - System and method for tracking items stored in a compartment: An item tracking system includes a plurality of items for storage and removal from a compartment. The system includes tags affixed to the items and configured to store identifiers for the items. A tag reader receives data from the tags in response to the items being removed from and returned... Agent: Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
20140062699 - System and method for tracking usage of items at a work site: A method tracks usage of items stored in containers. To perform the method, a sensor in a mobile electronic device receives data identifying a type of item stored in a container and a number of the type of item present in the container from a tag associated with the container.... Agent: Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
20140062703 - Circuits, systems, and methods for monitoring and coaching a person's sideways spacing foot placement and roll, shoe life, and other running/walking characteristics: A foot monitoring system includes a measurement circuit and an alert circuit. The measurement circuit measures sideways roll of a person's foot while the person is walking/running. The alert circuit determines that the person should change sideways spacing between the person's feet to change further measured values of the sideways... Agent:
20140062702 - Fall detection: According to an aspect of the present disclosure, there is provided a method in a portable electronic device for handling fall detection, the method comprising: detecting a suspected fall; and, preventing or suspending, at least temporarily, a triggering of a fall process based on a status and/or historical status of... Agent:
20140062704 - Sleepiness-estimating device and sleepiness-estimating method: A drowsiness-estimating device capable of improving the precision of drowsiness estimation by eliminating the effect of individual differences. In the device, a recurrence required time-calculating part (103) calculates the recurrence required time, which is the time needed, after a detection time when an action is detected, for a drowsiness estimation... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140062706 - Enhancements to mechanical robot: A mechanical robot senses smoke or CO or other indication of air quality and alarms when air quality falls below a threshold.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140062705 - Multilevel signaling system and method: A fire detecting system can mix fire detectors, such as smoke, flame, or, thermal detectors on a common loop, or zone, with gas detectors. Signals indicative of gas can have one amplitude while those indicating fire can have a different amplitude. Duty cycles can be varied to indicate other conditions,... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20140062707 - Method and system for managing consumption of heterogeneous resources: A method for managing consumption of heterogeneous resources includes: receiving resource consumption information of a target; calculating a total energy consumption value that is associated with the target based on the resource consumption information of the target; generating a high consumption alert when the calculated total energy consumption value is... Agent: National Taiwan Normal University
20140062708 - In-water voltage gradient detector: A voltage gradient detector provides notice when a potentially hazardous voltage gradient is present in water, employing at least one pair of spaced-apart electrodes connected to an LED. The electrode spacing is selected such that, when exposed to a sufficiently large voltage gradient, the voltage between the electrodes causes activation... Agent:
20140062709 - System and methods for belt conveyor weighing: Imperfections in conveyor belting and its supporting elements can adversely affect weighing accuracy of belt scales, particularly when weighing and/or metering low density materials, such as those encountered in the snack food industry. A system and methods for a belt conveyor according to an embodiment of the present invention provide... Agent:
20140062711 - Door jamb injury protector: A door safety device for either a hinged or a sliding door which when closing places the vertical door side edge in a position abutting the vertical face of either of two sides of a door jamb, or the vertical face of another sliding door, or the threshold end of... Agent: Carlsbad Safety Products LLC
20140062710 - Method and apparatus of aiding viewing position adjustment with autostereoscopic displays: A method of aiding viewing position for autostereoscopic displays having a suggested viewing zone or optimal viewing position. The method detects a position of a viewer using a detection sensor associated with the display and determines if the viewer is within the suggested viewing zone. If the viewer is not... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20140062712 - Method and apparatus for alert validation: Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are described herein that are configured to enable validation of an alert condition. In some example embodiments, a method is provided that comprises detecting an alert condition. The method of this embodiment may also include generating a set of messages based on one or... Agent: Data2text Limited
20140062713 - Light beacon assembly: The present application relates to a light beacon, light beacon assembly, and methods of its construction. In one aspect, a light beacon assembly includes a housing including a base and a lens cooperating to enclose an interior volume, the lens having a generally cylindrical shape. The assembly also includes a... Agent: Federal Signal Corporation
20140062714 - Flashing doorbell security lamp: Methods and systems for indicating the presence of a security system on a building are described. Existing security systems do not adequately provide notice to others that a property is protected by a security system. The methods and systems described herein solve this problem by providing a flashing lamp doorbell... Agent:
20140062715 - System and method for determining fault location: Apparatus and methods for locating faults in inductively coupled wired drill pipe while drilling. In one embodiment, apparatus includes a drill string and a wired drill pipe fault monitor. The drill string includes a plurality of wired drill pipes. Each wired drill pipe includes an inductive coupler at each terminal... Agent: Intelliserv, LLC
20140062716 - System and method for determining fault location: Apparatus and method for locating faults in wired drill pipe while drilling. In one embodiment, a fault location system includes a plurality of conductively coupled media sections, impedance measurement electronics, and a fault locator. Each media section includes conductive couplers on opposing ends of the media section, and conductive media... Agent:
20140062718 - Medical data transport over wireless life critical network: A communicator facilitates communications with a remote server via a wireless network supporting a plurality of disparate data transport mechanisms having differing characteristics. A processor coupled to memory is disposed in a communicator housing, which is configured for portability. The memory stores wireless radio firmware and data transfer instructions that... Agent: Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
20140062717 - Method for rfid communication using inductive orthogonal coupling for wireless medical implanted sensors and other short-range communication applications: The description provides a signal detection system employing a wireless, passive detection device that utilizes waveform shifting for reporting signals to a reader device. The system is useful for a variety of applications including as an implanted medical device for monitoring patient conditions.... Agent: The University Of Iowa Research Foundation
20140062722 - Mobile devices and applications, methods, and computer program products for use in communication with an alcohol detection device: According to various embodiments a mobile device is provided having resident thereon a mobile application for use in conjunction with an alcohol detection device. The mobile device comprises a memory and one or more processors configured to execute the mobile application. The mobile application is configured to: determine whether at... Agent: Alcohoot, LLC
20140062721 - Modular wireless fixed network for wide-area metering data collection and meter module apparatus: A method of encoding interval consumption values transmitted by a meter module in a metering data collection system includes collecting consumption values at selected intervals, and compressing collected consumption data using a logarithmic table encoder to reduce the number of bits required in a data message for each consumption interval.... Agent: Sensus Usa Inc
20140062720 - Remote pipeline corrosion protection and valve monitoring apparatus: A combined method and apparatus for the detection, monitoring and control of electrolytic corrosion in pipelines and other metallic structures along with pipeline valve status and pressure changes indicating a loss of flammable or toxic high pressure products. Pipeline valve station and corrosion protection station status is monitored and controlled... Agent:
20140062719 - Using smart meters as reliable crowd-sourcing agents: Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for using a smart meter as a reliable crowd-sourcing agent are presented. In some embodiments, a smart meter installed at a location may observe one or more wireless signals at the location. Subsequently, the smart meter may provide, to at least one signal almanac... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20140062723 - Telemetry device: A telemetry device for state acquisition for an agricultural working train (with at least a drive machine and an attachment) has a transmission unit for receiving state values from the working train, a tele-unit for wireless transmission of teledata sets to a telemetry server and a processing unit for generating... Agent: Claas Agrosystems Kgaa Mbh & Co., Kg
20140062724 - Wireless vehicle system for enhancing situational awareness: Electronic equipment in vehicles may transmit and receive wireless messages. Each wireless message that is transmitted by a transmitter may include information on the vehicle from which it is being transmitted, information on the location of the transmitter within the vehicle, and other vehicle status information. Receiving equipment in vehicles... Agent:
20140062725 - Surface detection and indicator: Systems and methods can discover and present to a user road conditions. A client can include sensors to measure local road conditions. Local road conditions can be measured by a sensor and reported to a server. The server can aggregate road condition information at least by location and time, and... Agent: Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc.
20140062726 - Parking method and system: A parking system including a database having (a) a number of parking spaces in a zone, (b) a ratio having a number of vehicles using a certain parking service from a pre-defined general population divided by a number of vehicles of the pre-defined general population, and (c) a number of... Agent:
20140062727 - Parking method and system: A parking system including a database having (a) a number of parking spaces in a zone, (b) a ratio having a number of vehicles using a certain parking service from a pre-defined general population divided by a number of vehicles of the pre-defined general population, and (c) a number of... Agent:
20140062728 - System and method for detecting movement of a tagged article: A system for determining motion of a tagged article may include a tag detection sub-system, a traffic pattern determination sub-system, and a monitoring sub-system. The tag detection sub-system is configured to output tag data regarding movement of the tagged article with respect to a tag detector proximate an exit portal... Agent: Sensormatic Electronics, LLC
20140062729 - Systems and methods for improving runway status awareness: An apparatus, method and computer program product for generating and annunciating to a flight crew if they are on or approaching a closed runway. The present invention alerts the pilot to operations on closed runways with appropriate and non-misleading information, thus allowing the pilot to make better decisions.... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20140062730 - Method and system for implementing a geofence boundary for a tracked asset: An asset's TCU, or a mobile device coupled thereto, receives and stores geographical boundary definitions to a memory. A processor uses the boundary definition to determine an initial-location boundary based on the definition and the current location of the TCU at the time it received the boundary request message. As... Agent: Hti Ip, LLC
20140062731 - Bus stop sign and server capable of providing detailed bus schedules: A bus stop sign capable of providing detailed bus schedules includes a storage unit, a detecting unit, a communicating unit, and a control unit. The storage unit pre-stores a table recording identifications of a plurality of mobile terminals, identifications of a plurality of bus terminals, and stop information of the... Agent:02/27/2014 > 60 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories.
20140055229 - Infra red based devices for guiding blind and visually impaired persons: A method and device for guiding a blind or visually impaired person are provided herein. The method includes the following stages: emitting one or more Infra Red (IR) light beams (110, 340) into a scene that contains objects (20, 50), each beam (110, 340) is associated with a unique direction... Agent:
20140055230 - System and method for remotely programming a patient medical device: A system and method for remotely programming a patient medical device (PMD) is presented. Programming instructions specified remotely are translated into commands formatted for a PMD to control functionality thereof. Correctness of the PMD-formatted commands is checked. Patient consent to modify the functionality of the PMD is confirmed. Application of... Agent: Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
20140055234 - Universal remote control system: A universal remote control system is disclosed. The universal remote control includes a receiver that has a wireless signal receiver unit, an electric motor that drives a mechanical arm and a microprocessor. When the receiver receives a control signal from a wireless signal transmitter, the microprocessor will energize the motor... Agent:
20140055235 - Mobile terminal and lock function operation method therefor: A mobile terminal and method for supporting a lock function operation. The method for operation of a lock function in a mobile terminal includes: receiving an input event in a locked state; and performing an unlock operation by deactivating the lock function and applying tentative lock deactivation for a given... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140055231 - System and method for credential management and administration: A credential management and administration system and method by which the documented eligibility of persons to receive benefits, services, access to premises or events, and the like is centrally administered. In one embodiment, credentials are distributed to the individuals electronically, via communication network, to respective portable device having a corresponding... Agent: Ecredentials LLC
20140055236 - Method for actuating a function of a vehicle from a large distance: A method for activating a function of a vehicle, which is associated with a key which wirelessly interchanges data with the vehicle, is carried out with the aid of a telecommunications device which is different from the key. However, the telecommunications device attempts to communicate with the key in order... Agent: Audi Ag
20140055237 - Mobile device in which the interior switch element is protected by the housing: The invention relates to a mobile device (10) for activating at least one switch element (40) that is arranged inside a housing (11), having a key unit (20) that comprises at least one contact means (21), wherein the contact means (21) is aligned to the interior (12) of the housing... Agent: Huf HÜ Lsbeck & FÜ Rst Gmbh & Co. Kg
20140055238 - Communications system and communications apparatus: A communications system configured to execute data transmission between a transponder having no radio wave generating source thereof and a reader/writer is provided. The communications system includes, a service permission level notifier configured to tell a service permission level for associated with a received signal level for permitting service acceptance... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140055232 - Control system during fuel supply to vehicle, and portable device: A control system during fuel supply to a vehicle has a portable device configured to be carried by a user, and an in-vehicle device that is mounted on the vehicle to conduct wireless communication with the portable device. The portable device is configured to conduct wireless communication with a facility... Agent: Omron Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140055233 - System and method for facilitating compatibility between multiple image detectors and imaging device: A system for facilitating compatibility between multiple image detectors and a medical imaging device is disclosed. The system comprises a memory for storing a detector identifier comprising a hardware ID associated with an image detector and firmware ID associated with a software application in the medical imaging device. The firmware... Agent: General Electric Company
20140055239 - Configuration of a stimulation apparatus: A method for configuring an apparatus (1) to apply stimulation to a body comprises identifying (52) one or more stimulation pads (40) connected to the apparatus. The method further comprises receiving (56) a user selection of a stimulation pad (40) and activating (58) a visual indicator (42) on the stimulation... Agent:
20140055240 - Indicating device for indicating a datacenter rack among a plurality of datacenter racks: The invention relates to a locating device for locating a computer cabinet from among a plurality of computer closets, the computer cabinet including a display unit which displays a status of the cabinet in accordance with the statuses of the devices in the cabinet.... Agent: Bull Sas
20140055241 - Alert system: An alert system includes centrally-located alarm device and a plurality of handheld remote devices, each remote device storing a unique identification code. Upon a primary depression of an externally-accessible actuation button, a mobile device in direct communication with each remote device transmits a predefined distress message to a predefined emergency... Agent:
20140055242 - System and method for providing centralized management and distribution of information to remote users: The invention includes systems, methods, and software applications for centrally maintaining information and automatically distributing relevant portions of the information to remote users. In one embodiment, a central server stores the information, which is maintained on the central server. Periodically, or each time the server information is updated, the server... Agent: United States Postal Service
20140055244 - Apparatus and method for monitoring and communicating data associated with a product: A condition monitoring system includes a radio frequency transponder module including an RFID chip having a first memory, and an antenna; at least one sensor module that monitors data related to the condition of a product and includes a second memory for storing the monitored data; and a communication interface... Agent: Infratab, Inc.
20140055243 - Method and apparatus for secure asset tracking: An approach is provided for providing a secure and energy efficient method of asset tracking using BLE tags. The security module determines identification criteria associated with at least one scanning device. The security module processes and/or facilitates a processing of the identification criteria to cause, at least in part, a... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20140055245 - Method of operating a spaced apart extended range rfid tag assembly: A method of operating a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag assembly having a a predetermined operating frequency with a body composed of an absorbing material coupled to a first side of the an RFID semiconductor chip, absorbing a substantial amount of a received energy in the absorbing material body, receiving... Agent: Innovative Timing Systems, LLC
20140055246 - Non-contact data carriers including an anti-collision scheme: Data carriers for inventorying by means of a communication station, whereby the communication station and each data carrier are brought into communicative connection, and each data carrier brought into communicative connection with the communication station is configured to generate a response signal that renders possible an inventorying of the data... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20140055247 - Reading device for contactless communication with a transponder unit: A reading device for contactless communication with a transponder unit includes a first antenna for generating a reading device field in the form of an alternating magnetic field. The reading device further contains one or more second antennas configured, and arranged in relation to the first antenna, such that during... Agent: Giesecke & Devrient Gmbh
20140055249 - Rfid security tag based monitoring system and detachers for use therewith: A smart detacher includes a detacher and an RFID reader. The smart detacher may be a handheld detacher or a secondary detacher. A method of monitoring using a security tag with an RFID chip therein and an detacher having an RFID reader operably connected thereto comprising the steps of: writing... Agent:
20140055248 - Method, computer program product, and changing station for tracking a process: is further developed in that, between steps a) and b), a selection of processes and/or services from a plurality is made depending on the detected data, and the selection is offered to an operating person to be carried out. The invention also relates to a computer program product for setting... Agent:
20140055250 - Methods and systems for controlling devices via power lines: Methods and systems are provided that control devices using signals transmitted over power lines in many different applications and configurations. They provide a lower cost approach for controlling devices via signals transmitted over power lines. The methods and systems may control intensity, spectral, and other characteristics of lighting devices, such... Agent:
20140055251 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes a touchscreen; a memory configured to store access point (AP) information; a 1st wireless communication unit configured to perform a communication with an AP (access point); and a controller configured to control a user interface for remotely... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20140055252 - Vehicle with safety projector: A vehicular alerting system includes at least one light source mounted on a vehicle. The light source is configured to emit a light beam, forming a projection. More particularly, the projection is projected peripherally substantially all around the vehicle onto a vehicular travelling surface, up to a predetermined distance from... Agent: Ford Motor Company
20140055253 - Method for operating a motor vehicle and motor vehicle: A method is provided for operating a motor vehicle. At least one transport device is rigidly connected to the motor vehicle in an outer region, an object is fastened to the transport device and the motor vehicle includes, but is not limited to a sensor. The one transport device in... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20140055254 - Collision avoidance system for vehicles: A continuous exterior perimeter monitoring system for collision avoidance by vehicles with exterior objects is provided utilizing microelectronic digital logic circuits and techniques to produce a visual three-digit numerical display, a discrete multi-color display and a multi-level sound warning system, indicating precise and range of distances of exterior objects from... Agent:
20140055255 - Tire pressure monitoring apparatus and method: Provided are an apparatus and method for monitoring tire pressure, and in particular, a method of identifying a position of a TPM sensor attached to a tire using tooth data of ABS. The apparatus identifies the position of the TPM sensor using a point where tooth data of ABS has... Agent: Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.
20140055256 - Charging state displaying device: A charging state displaying device includes a casing, a board, a plurality of light sources, and display units. The casing includes a light blocking part. The board is mounted on the light blocking part and is accommodated in the casing. The light sources are disposed on the board so as... Agent: Yazaki Corporation
20140055257 - Gear shift prompting system and gear shift prompting method thereof: A gear shift prompting system and a gear shift prompting method are provided. The gear shift prompting system includes a navigation module and a control module, wherein the control module generates a real-time gear shift signal to control a vehicle gear shift. The navigation device includes a prompting module and... Agent: Mitac International Corp.
20140055258 - Method and device for generating noise in the vehicle interior and vehicle exterior of a motor vehicle: A method is provided for generating noise in an interior and exterior of a motor vehicle in which a control unit is provided which can be activated and which is operatively connected to a noise generator. The noise generator is connected to at least one noise emitting device (3). The... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
20140055259 - Alarming apparatus, terminal apparatus, alarming system, method for outputting the warning and method of notification for conveying a warning regarding the running conditions of a vehicle to pedestrians: An alarming apparatus is mounted on a vehicle. An acquiring unit acquires the running velocity of the vehicle. A control unit detects an excess status where the traveling speed acquired by the acquiring unit exceeds a threshold value, which is higher than a speed limit stipulated for a road where... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140055260 - Policy-based vehicle horn functions: Vehicle horn functions are implemented by deriving a current value associated with a component defined by a policy, retrieving from a data file a volume setting mapped to the current value, and modifying operation of a horn in a vehicle to produce a volume corresponding to the volume setting when... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20140055261 - Disaster prevention device: A disaster prevention device contains a detecting unit and a control unit. The detecting unit includes a single crystal microprocessor connecting with a temperature detector, a gas detector, a smoke detector, a sound generator, an automatic dialing circuit, and a wireless transmitter circuit, such that when a gas stove is... Agent:
20140055262 - Neverloseit: system to alert users when they are about to misplace an item: The present invention relates to the tracking of a user's personal belongings, in particular, to systems and methods utilizing radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags to track one or more personal belongings associated with a mobile device with a RFID reader. The systems and methods detect whether registered RFID-tagged personal belongings are... Agent:
20140055263 - Infant monitor: Provided are systems and methods for infant monitoring. The systems and methods may include receiving sound produced by an infant, determining one or more characteristics of the sound, determining a recommendation relating to whether a caregiver should attend to the infant, based at least in part on the determined one... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140055265 - Always-available embedded theft reaction subsystem: A system to provide an always-on always-available security system for a platform is described. The system comprises a multi-mode system having a plurality of modes, available whenever the platform has a source of power, the modes comprising an unarmed mode, in which the security system is not protecting the platform,... Agent:
20140055264 - Theft detection system: A theft detection system is provided. In one embodiment, the theft detection system includes a theft detection device configured to be coupled to a product to detect theft of the product. In one embodiment, the theft detection system also includes a deactivator configured to emit a signal including a predetermined... Agent: Southern Imperial, Inc.
20140055266 - Theft detection device and method for controlling: A merchandise tag and a method of controlling a merchandise tag are provided. The merchandise tag may be used to deter theft of retail products.... Agent: Southern Imperial, Inc.
20140055268 - Computational systems and methods for monitoring medication events: Computer-based systems and computer-implemented methods are described for monitoring medication events for an individual. Computer-based systems include systems for monitoring medication events relating to an individual, including: circuitry for analyzing data for an identifier of a first medication event for an individual; circuitry for analyzing the data for at least... Agent: Elwha LLC
20140055267 - Device for monitoring and dispensing doses of medication: Devices, systems and methods for monitoring medication are provided. A medication monitoring device according to one implementation includes a container configured to store a plurality of medication pills and a gating device connected at an opening of the container. The gating device is configured to electronically monitor the release of... Agent: Reagan Inventions, LLC
20140055269 - Monitoring vital signs based on sensed changes to an electrical field: Methods and systems for monitoring a well-being of a target are disclosed. In a method embodiment, data representing a process electric potential signal is received by a computer system. The process electric potential signal may be generated at least in part by one or more electric potential sensors in response... Agent:
20140055270 - Methods and systems for humane capture, maintenance, and release of wildlife: A method for humane capture, maintenance, and release of wildlife includes capturing, by a wildlife capture unit, a wild animal in a wildlife containment unit. The method includes transmitting, by the wildlife capture unit, to a remote communications device, a notification of the capture of the wild animal. The method... Agent: Perry Le Pews Wildlife Management LLC
20140055271 - Apparatuses, systems and methods for tracking medical devices and use thereof: Apparatuses, systems and methods for tracking medical equipment, or one or more medical devices, such as radio-opaque shields, are disclosed. Use of the medical device(s) may be tracked. Withdrawal of the medical device(s) from service for maintenance, other service and/or validation may be tracked. When a tracked medical device comprises... Agent: Bloxr Corporation
20140055272 - User-configurable weather warning apparatus: User-configurable weather warning apparatuses, and methods for providing and configuring user-configurable weather warning apparatuses are presented. For example, according to one aspect, an apparatus comprising a processor and a Radio Frequency (RF) receiver configured to receive a first Special Area Message Encoding (SAME) message may be provided. The processor may... Agent:
20140055273 - Method of alarming abnormal state of automated manufacturing system based on plc signal pattern: A method of alarming an abnormal state of a line of an automated manufacturing system using a programmable logic controller (PLC) signal pattern is provided. The method includes obtaining a plurality of change sequences of a plurality of PLC signals for control of the line in a normal operating system... Agent: Udmtek Co., Ltd.
20140055274 - Change detection system using frequency analysis and method: Systems and methods are provided for monitoring operating machinery, acquiring data regarding characteristic behavior of the machinery being monitored, and processing of the data to determine and indicate when significant deviations from normal operating conditions are occurring that represent maintenance initiating or failure mode events. The method includes learning what... Agent:
20140055275 - Container with internally emitted audio: A container having an internally directed audible output actuated by removal of a stopper is described. The container includes a hollow body with an open mouth and a base that includes a speaker and control electronics. A sensor is provided that is configured to detect presence of the stopper in... Agent:
20140055276 - System, method and device to interrogate for the presence of objects: A system, method and device to interrogate for the presence of objects, to prevent the inadvertent separation of the objects from their owner. An owner is alerted when they are separated from the objects by determining when a trigger event occurs, such as a person leaving and/or entering a particular... Agent: Bringrr Systems, LLC
20140055277 - System and method for using dual telemetry: A system and a method use dual telemetry for tools located in a wellbore. A first telemetry system and a second telemetry system coordinate communication with the tools. Both the first telemetry system and the second telemetry system may transmit data regarding the tools and/or drilling conditions from the tools... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20140055278 - Drill string inground isolator in an mwd system and associated method: An inground isolator and associated method can provide an electrically isolated break in a drill string using electrical insulating members/isolators that are supported by a housing. During drill string operations, the isolators are subject only compressive forces responsive to both extension (pushing) and retraction (pulling) by the drill string. The... Agent:
20140055279 - Methods and apparatus for transmission of telemetry data: A system for signal transmission along a drill string is disclosed. A first drill pipe section and a second drill pipe section each comprise an inner pipe. A first repeater sub is coupled to the first drill pipe section and the second drill pipe section at a first position along... Agent:
20140055280 - Wireless communication monitoring device, wireless communication monitoring system, wireless communication monitoring method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium: A wireless communication monitoring device includes: a communication unit receiving wireless signals from a detecting and transmitting device; a signal intensity detecting unit detecting reception intensities of the wireless signals sequentially received by the communication unit; a signal intensity storing unit comparing each of the reception intensities detected by the... Agent: Omron Corporation
20140055282 - Automated reconfiguration of utility meters: Techniques for reconfiguring utility meters from a mobile mode to a network mode are discussed. A utility meter may be configured for operation in a mobile mode environment, wherein it transmits data using radio frequency (RF) transmissions, such as by “bubbling-up” a “standard consumption message” at intervals. However, a switchover... Agent:
20140055283 - Multiple and interchangeable meter reading probes: A characteristic of a first utility meter is detected with a first probe head, and a characteristic of a second utility meter is detected with a second probe head. The characteristic of the first utility meter is dependent on a usage of a first utility metered by the first utility... Agent: Greenwave Reality, Pte Ltd.
20140055281 - Server and method for managing greenhouse gas emissions investigations: In a method for managing greenhouse gas emissions investigations, collected data of greenhouse gas emissions is received from one or more computing devices and checked. An amount of CO2 emitted from each of one or more emission sources is calculated according to the collected data, statistical analysis is implemented to... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20140055284 - Health monitoring appliance: A heart monitoring system for a person includes one or more wireless nodes; and a wearable appliance in communication with the one or more wireless nodes, the appliance monitoring vital signs.... Agent:
20140055285 - Remote patient management system: A remote patient management system comprising a display and a processor. Execution of instructions cause the processor to: determine at least one first boundary value between a safe zone and a warning zone for each of at least one patient vital sign; determine at least one second boundary value between... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140055286 - Control of traffic signal due to obstructed view: Traffic signal timing may be altered as a function of determining occluded signal viewing. More particularly, processing units may determine that a view of a traffic signal by a person is obstructed by a vehicle located on a first ingress path to a roadway intersection with a second ingress path.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20140055287 - Vehicle laser parking indicator apparatus: In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus to assist in parking a vehicle. The apparatus comprises a housing coupled to the vehicle and at least one laser coupled to the housing. The laser emanates light that impinges on a surface peripheral to the vehicle. The light indicates a... Agent: Jatcom Corporation
20140055288 - Method for checking communication messages in vehicle-to-environment communication and suitable receiver: A method for checking communication messages in vehicle-to-environment communication, a communication message being received and evaluated, and to a receiver suitable for carrying out the method. In order to check a communication message, a feature obtained from the content of the communication message is compared to a feature that corresponds... Agent:02/20/2014 > 51 patent applications in 36 patent subcategories.
20140049359 - Security device and integrated circuit including the same: A security device includes a shield having at least one first and second conductive wire, first and second logic units, and a detecting unit. The first logic unit is configured to receive a first pattern signal, transmit data based on the first pattern signal through the at least one first... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140049362 - Electronic lock authentication method and system: An electronic lock authentication system and associated method including an electronic lock and a cellular phone in communication with a network and in wireless communication with the electronic lock. The electronic lock has a lock identification and is configured to transmit the lock identification wirelessly to the cellular phone. The... Agent:
20140049363 - Electronic lock system: A system is provided including a smartphone configured to wirelessly communication with an electronic lock. The smartphone wirelessly transmits data relating to a personalized user interface configuration, and the electronic lock receives the data from the smartphone, implements the personalized user interface configuration, receives additional information from the smartphone, and... Agent:
20140049364 - Operation communication system: An operation communication system is provided including a server, a mobile device, and a reader device. The server and the reader device communicate data with one another via the mobile device. The mobile device may communicates with the reader device via Bluetooth, for example. The mobile device may communicate with... Agent:
20140049365 - Operation communication system: An operation communication system is provided including a server, a mobile device, and a reader device. The server and the reader device communicate data with one another via the mobile device. The mobile device may communicates with the reader device via Bluetooth, for example. The mobile device may communicate with... Agent:
20140049366 - Near field communication based key sharing techniques: A computer-implemented technique includes storing keychains in a memory of a computer. A login identifier and a password are received from a mobile device. The login identifier and the password are verified. Subsequent to the verification, one of the keychains is downloaded from the computer to the mobile device. The... Agent: Google Inc.
20140049360 - Data collection using a credential: Methods, devices, and systems are provided for optimizing the dissemination of information in various types of systems such as an access control system. More specifically, there are provided herein various mechanisms to provide a modified agent path such that an agent following the modified agent path, may update at least... Agent: Assa Abloy Ab
20140049367 - Automatic unlock device and method: A method is provided for operating an electronic lock system having a long range capability and a close proximity range capability, including identifying via the long range capability an initial contact between an electronic lock and a credential, authenticating the credential via the electronic lock, and unlocking the electronic lock... Agent:
20140049371 - Door control system provided with door phone device addressing and door control service and controller, door phone device and communication platform: A door control system provided with door phone device addressing and door control service and a controller, a door phone device and a communication platform. The communication platform provides link between the controller and the door phone device. The communication platform, after allowing the controller to log in, stores controller... Agent: Zeon Corporation
20140049368 - Remote notification of phone for home security: A lock system is provided with a lock and a wireless device. The lock may be capable of sending and receiving Bluetooth messages to and from the wireless device, and the wireless device may be capable of sending and receiving Bluetooth messages to and from the lock.... Agent:
20140049369 - Usage of gps on door security: A lock system including an electronic lock and a wireless device having a location determining utility configured to determine a location of the wireless device. The electronic lock and the wireless device communicate wirelessly with one another and send commands to and from one another to perform a specific task... Agent:
20140049370 - Wireless access control for electronic lock: A wireless access control system is provided including an electronic lock, a wireless transport device configured for wireless communication with a network and with the electronic lock and having access privilege to the electronic lock, and wherein the wireless transport device is configured to wirelessly receive data from the network,... Agent:
20140049372 - Systems, methods and apparatuses for brokering data between wireless devices, servers and data rendering devices: A system ensures security over remote controlled entries utilizing a remote control transmitter when a unique number pattern or code is entered into the user interface. The remote control transmitter can include three or more buttons (either physical or represented on a touchscreen display) whereon a unique pattern is entered... Agent:
20140049361 - Wireless reader system: An electronic system including a mobile device that communicates with a reader device. In one embodiment, the mobile device may be configured as a mobile phone and the reader device may be configured as an electronic reader associated with an electronic lock. One or more devices in the system may... Agent:
20140049373 - System and method for structured light illumination with spoofing detection: The system includes a 3D biometric image sensor and processing module operable to generate a 3D surface map of a biometric object, wherein the 3D surface map includes a plurality of 3D coordinates. The system performs one or more anti-spoofing techniques to determine a fake biometric.... Agent: Flashscan3d, LLC
20140049374 - Detection of incursion of proposed excavation zones into buried assets: A method on a computing device for defining a buffer zone around a buried asset at an above-surface location is provided that solves the above-described problems. The method includes receiving and storing buried asset data points, wherein each buried asset data point comprises a geographical coordinate and a precision data... Agent:
20140049376 - Attachable device support with a communication means: The application provides an attachable support for attachment to a bottom surface of an equipment. The attachable support, which has a height of at least 1 cm, comprises a casing for supporting a weight of the equipment. The casing comprises an attachment portion for securing the attachable support to the... Agent:
20140049378 - Half-duplex passive transponder: A half-duplex passive transponder including: a resonant circuit including an antenna and input capacitor and configured to allow an electrical signal to oscillate in the resonant circuit when periodically receiving across the antenna an activation signal from a reader; at least one switch between the input capacitor and a storage... Agent: Em Microelectronic-marin Sa
20140049377 - Rfid-based sensing of changed condition: RFID-based sensors, RFID readers and software sense a changed condition. In one embodiment, an RFID-based sensor includes a base that may be placed at a location where a condition may change. The sensor includes an RFID tag that is coupled to the base. The sensor also includes a detector that... Agent: Physio-control, Inc.
20140049375 - Stacked tire rfid reader system and method: A product management system and method for reading electronic identification tags from a vertical stack of tires. Each tire has an electronic identification tag secured at a position to operative to electronically transmit data to an antenna element positioned internally within a toroidal opening of each tire in the stack.... Agent:
20140049379 - Multiplexing radio frequency signals: The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for multiplexing radio frequency signals. In some implementations, a system includes a host coupling module, a plurality of antennas, and a processing module. The host coupling module is configured to receive and transmit RF signals through a wired connection. The... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20140049380 - Method and system for computed radiography using a radio frequency identification device: A method for obtaining an X-ray image of a subject on a flexible information carrier plate for computed radiography. A memory is affixed to a surface of the plate, wherein the affixed memory stores information about the plate and is in wireless communication with a computer. A first scan date... Agent:
20140049381 - Safety systems for wireless control for snow plows: A safety system for a wireless snowplow controller makes the wireless controller safer and more effective. The system includes a vehicle, a snowplow, a wireless controller and a tether. The controller wirelessly sends one or more control signs to one or more control modules coupled to the vehicle and/or the... Agent: Northern Star Industries, Inc.
20140049383 - Tethered digital butler consumer electronic remote control device and method: The present invention relates to a digital butler consumer electronics product and method. The digital butler, of a price and form factor suitable for consumer electronics markets of developed and developing countries, includes a communications and multi-media console and a wireless remote. The remote may resemble a handheld personal computer... Agent: Nexstep, Inc.
20140049382 - Wireless communication network power optimization for control of industrial equipment in harsh environments: In certain embodiments, a system includes a master node device. The master node device includes communication circuitry configured to facilitate communication with a welding power supply unit via a long-range communication link, and to facilitate wireless communication with one or more welding-related devices via a short-range wireless communication network. The... Agent: Illinois Tool Works Inc.
20140049384 - Method for warning a following motor vehicle: A method is provided for warning a following motor vehicle through a motor vehicle travelling ahead, in which a distance between the motor vehicle travelling ahead and the motor vehicle following is measured and compared with a safety distance, which is dependent on a travelled speed of the motor vehicle... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20140049385 - Method for sending an electronic distress call: A method is provided for sending an electronic distress call from a motor vehicle involved in an accident, in which the distress call can be sent by utilizing short-range radio data transmission and received by conventional mobile terminals in the vicinity of the accident site. The electronic distress call is... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20140049386 - Rgb leds for a tachometer light array: The presented invention is a low profile light bar tachometer display which includes a plurality of RGB LEDs or similar RGB color model light-emitting devices organized and arrayed in a segmented, flexible tachometer case that can be manipulated and contoured to conform to the top of the dash assembly of... Agent:
20140049387 - Method and apparatus for fuel filling monitoring: A system includes a processor and an external fuel indicator. The processor is configured to instruct powering of a digital display in response to detection that one or more power-up indicators has been satisfied. The processor is also configured to obtain fuel-related readings as a vehicle is fueled. Also, the... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20140049388 - Method and system for managing an alarm signal, alarm clock comprising such a system: The invention relates to a method and a system (SYS) for managing an alarm signal in a system comprising a first internal clock. The system is intended to cooperate with a portable player (PP) comprising a second internal clock and a screen (S). The method comprises the steps of: —setting... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140049389 - Devices for facilitating administration of a personalized sensory experience and systems and methods using same: Devices, systems, and methods are provided that facilitate the implementation of personalized sensory plans. Through the use of various embodiments of the present invention, one or more undesirable sensory states can be mitigated.... Agent: Weezee LLC
20140049391 - Hand cleanliness: Among other things, systems to encourage compliance with hand washing procedures can include: an infrared emitter that projects a first infrared beam with a transverse cross-section having a first axis and a second axis that is shorter than the first axis, the transverse cross-section having a maximum length along the... Agent: Biovigil, LLC
20140049390 - Telenostics point of performance pre-operations condition capture system: For fleet maintenance a point of performance pre-operations condition capture system includes the use of RFID tags and associated sensors positioned at various vehicle locations to sense operating conditions at the vehicle, with the pre-operations condition provided by a scanner that scans the RFID tags for ascertaining the identity of... Agent:
20140049393 - Independent and automatic incident alert device, system & method: An independent and automatic alert device, system and method provides an alert transmission to a remote location in the event of an incident occurring to an object (such as a person or vehicle). Detection means detects at least one characteristic of an incident, such as speed, angle, vector, roll, yaw,... Agent:
20140049392 - Method of preventing spoilage: A method is provided for preventing spoilage of perishable goods by utilizing algorithms that predict the probability of spoilage based on sensor inputs, in which containers are provided with one or more spoilage sensors that are output to a prognostic or detection algorithm for providing the probability that spoilage has... Agent: Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration, Inc.
20140049394 - Water safety monitoring devices, alarm devices and related methods: A monitoring device for monitoring a risk of drowning for users of one or more alarm devices is provided. The alarm devices include one or more detectors configured to detect status data. A controller circuit is configured to receive status data from the alarm device, to detect a triggering event,... Agent:
20140049395 - Pressure-based blockage detection system and method in crop production systems: A crop production system, including at least one electrical sensor configured to measure pressure within a pneumatic flow path configured to convey a particulate material and transmit a first signal indicative of pressure, a controller coupled to the sensor and configured to detect a blockage in the crop production system... Agent: Cnh Canada, Ltd.
20140049396 - Alert system for detecting rising water levels: A portable, self-contained flood alarm which alleviates the shortcomings of the alarms of the prior art and offers an easy-to-use and reliable flood and water level alarm which will adequately warn users of potential flood conditions and possibly save their personal belongings, equipment and lives.... Agent:
20140049397 - Battery life indication techniques for an electronic device: A portable electronic device, such as a fluid infusion device, obtains its operating power from a primary battery and a secondary battery. The primary battery may be a replaceable battery, and the secondary battery may be a rechargeable battery that can be charged with the primary battery under certain conditions.... Agent: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
20140049398 - Indicator system for an energized conductor including an electret and an electroluminescent indicator: An indicator system for an alternating current power bus includes an electret operatively associated with the alternating current power bus. The electret has an output with an alternating current voltage when the alternating current power bus is energized. A rectifier includes an input electrically interconnected with the output of the... Agent:
20140049399 - Power supply and voltage multiplication for submerged subsea systems based on cathodic protection system: Systems and methods for visually indicating an engagement status of a submerged subsea connector are provided. An example of a system includes a measurement device positioned to provide a signal indicating positive engagement of a locking mechanism for a submerged subsea connector, and a visual engagement status indicator assembly including... Agent: Vetco Gray Uk Limited
20140049400 - Safety system comprising smoke detector and signaling means: A console including one or more light-emitting devices that are intended to be combined with one or more identical or different signalling devices. The console has at least one first frame element including an upper part with a front side and a lower part with a rear side that is... Agent: Pwi-pure System Ag
20140049401 - Downlink path finding for controlling the trajectory while drilling a well: A method for drilling a well along a planned trajectory includes: receiving downhole data from a steerable drilling tool; processing the downhole data and creating a downlink path, the downlink path being recognizable by the steerable drilling tool; and controlling the trajectory of the steerable drilling tool based on the... Agent:
20140049402 - Providing a diagnosis of a system of a building: Devices, methods, and systems for providing a diagnosis of a system of a building are described herein. One method includes displaying a system of a building, wherein the display of the system includes an identification of a particular component of the system, identifying, within the display of the system, a... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20140049403 - Remote inspection system and communication method thereof: A remote inspection system and a communication method thereof are provided. According to exemplary embodiments, the system may be implemented such that desired inspection data can be received from a meter only after unlocking the meter, by setting the meter to a lock state using an inherent obis code at... Agent: Lsis Co., Ltd.
20140049404 - Handheld device for detecting tampering aimed to modify the metering of measure-deliverable goods or services and inspection method: A detecting device, for facilitating a detection of tampering aimed at altering a metering of a measure-deliverable good or service, for providing useful information for detecting a presence of a remotely activated/deactivated tampering device by means of a radiofrequency control signal, the tampering device comprising a radio receiver of said... Agent:
20140049406 - Accident alert system for preventing secondary collision: The present disclosure provides an accident alert system for preventing secondary collisions. The system for preventing a secondary accident comprises a terminal configured to have a global positioning system (GPS) navigation capability, monitor and display a driving state and an accident state of a vehicle, transmit information on a driving... Agent: Loc&all, Inc.
20140049405 - Device and method for outputting a signal when there is a hazardous underlying surface under a vehicle: A method and a device for outputting a signal when there is a hazardous surface under a vehicle includes providing an optical surface sensor for determining one or more parameters of the underlying surface, a stationary-state-determining device for determining whether the vehicle is stationary or is to be brought to... Agent: Wabco Gmbh
20140049407 - Illuminated sidestick controller, such as an illuminated sidestick controller for use in aircraft: A system and method for illuminating one or more sidestick controllers within a cockpit of an aircraft is described. In some embodiments, the system includes a sidestick controller having lighting components that display lighting behaviors representing the movement and/or control of an aircraft. In some embodiments, the system illuminates various... Agent: Cessna Aircraft Company
20140049408 - In-vehicle information distribution system and in-vehicle information distribution method: An in-vehicle information distribution device includes a current-status-information acquisition unit that acquires current-status information, a status-type determination unit that refers to a status-type list table, and determines to which of status types classified in the status-type list table the current-status information corresponds, a status determination unit that refers to a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20140049409 - Bus stop and system providing travel information in relation to buses: A bus stop includes a storage unit, a communicating unit, a display unit, and a control unit. The communicating unit communicates with a server which is in communication with a plurality of buses, a plurality of stops which the buses will pass, and current locations of the buses. The display... Agent:02/13/2014 > 39 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories.
20140043135 - Preventing distracted driving: A first device is configured to receive, from a second device, an indication of a presence of a third device inside of a vehicle, where the first device is located inside of the vehicle. The first device is further configured to receive data associated with the vehicle, determine a vehicle... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20140043136 - System and method for communication spread across multiple physical layer channels: A system and method for controlling particular communication capabilities of an electronic device located within an electronic communication room (ECR) includes spreading a physical layer of a communication protocol across various (e.g. two) physical communication channels in a coordinated manner. Each physical communication channel is invoked to transmit a different... Agent:
20140043137 - Lockable container with time-controlled remote control: Apparatus for limiting access to items only during pre-determined times, a lockable container system includes a lockable container assembly and a remote control unit. The remote control unit includes an input keypad, a display, a processor, and a transmitter. The lockable container assembly includes a receiver, a locking mechanism, and... Agent:
20140043138 - Key fob with protected biometric sensor: A key fob includes a biometric sensor including a fingerprint area sensor having a surface for receiving a finger, and a controller includes at least one processor configured to authenticate a user of the key fob based on biometric information obtained with the biometric sensor and stored biometric information for... Agent:
20140043139 - Apparatus and method for dual range detection in a vehicle: An apparatus for performing a desired vehicle function is provided. The apparatus comprises a base station configured to receive a command signal indicative of the desired vehicle function while in a receive mode. The base station is further configured to determine whether the received command signal includes at least one... Agent: Lear Corporation
20140043140 - Electronic key: Provided is an electronic key in which a waterproof rubber can be prevented from getting damaged at the time of assembling various parts into an upper case. This electronic key includes: upper case (10) and lower case (20) that fit together and seal the interior thereof; inner case (30) covered... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140043141 - Service identification authentication: A server receives a service personnel identification verification request from a computing device. The request includes identification information obtained via the computing device from a security badge. The computer determines whether there is a security concern with the identification information by comparing the identification information to stored service personnel information... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless
20140043142 - Tag location guiding method and tag location guiding system for communication terminals: A tag location guiding method and a tag location guiding system for communication terminals that enable guiding of tag location during reception of tag information are disclosed. The tag location guiding method for communication terminals includes: recognizing, upon reception of tag information, a guide level set in correspondence to the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20140043143 - Methods, systems, and products for discovering electronic devices: Methods, systems, and products self-identify an electronic device to a remote control. The remote control queries the electronic device, and the electronic device sends a response. A collision avoidance mechanism is invoked to determine if the response self-identified the electronic device.... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20140043146 - System, methods and apparatus for waking an autonomous active implantable medical device communicating by pulses transmitted through the interstitial tissues of the body: Systems, methods, and devices for activating an implantable medical device from a low-power sleep state are provided. One method includes receiving a wake-up signal at a receiver device from a transmitter device. The wake-up signal includes a series of pulses having a pulse pattern encoding a predetermined wake-up code. The... Agent:
20140043145 - Data storage medium and method for contactless communication between the data storage medium and a reader: A method and a data carrier for contactless communication of a reading device with at least two communication-ready applications located on a portable data carrier. A first communication-readiness signal is generated for a first application and sent to the reading device, the signal having a first identification number that is... Agent: Giesecke & Devrient Gmbh
20140043144 - Device management system and device management method: A device management system includes a device management apparatus and a device managed by the device management apparatus. The device management apparatus includes a positional-information acquiring module configured to acquire positional information on a location of the device; a device-setting information acquiring module configured to acquire device setting information indicative... Agent:
20140043147 - Methods and apparatus for identifying and categorizing distributed devices: Systems for identifying and categorizing distributed devices, e.g., lighting fixtures and thermostats, is disclosed. In an embodiment, a user (200) sends a low power discovery message to devices (201) using a portable programming tool (100). The devices (201) within range respond with identification information. The portable programming tool (100) organizes... Agent: Pyramid Meriden Inc.
20140043148 - Three-dimensional integrated circuit and method for wireless information access thereof: A three-dimensional integrated circuit (3DIC) and wireless information access methods thereof are provided. The proposed 3DIC includes a semiconductor structure, and a wireless power device (WPD) formed on the semiconductor structure for wirelessly receiving a power for operating a function selected from a group consisting of probing the semiconductor structure,... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
20140043149 - Mobile communication device & app for wearable defibrillator system: A mobile communication device such as a smartphone or a tablet-type computer, can establish a local comlink with a wearable defibrillation system. At the same time, the mobile communication device can establish a remote comlink with other devices in a network such as the internet. Accordingly, communication tasks relating to... Agent: Physio-control, Inc
20140043150 - Dual band nurse call system: A nurse call station and system capable of scalable accommodating a plurality of wireless nodes by incorporating a dual band of 900 MHz and 2.4 GHz for use in transmission and repeating an identification signal. The nurse call system is comprised of various components that includes but is not limited... Agent: Tektone Sound & Signal Mfg., Inc.
20140043151 - Bicycle wireless indicating module and wireless warning system having wireless indicating module: A bicycle wireless indicating module for performing registration at a wireless control module of a wireless warning system is disclosed. The bicycle wireless indicating module receives and records a central control code of the wireless control module. When the wireless indicating module receives a coming control signal, the wireless indicating... Agent: Lan Accessories Co., Ltd.
20140043152 - System and method for controlling adaptive cruise control based on driver status: A device for controlling an adaptive cruise control system based on driver status is provided. The device comprises a controller configured to receive at least one driver status signal indicative of the driver being either a primary driver or a secondary driver and to determine whether the driver of the... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20140043153 - Tire location information transmitting apparatus and method: Provided are an apparatus and method for transmitting information on a location of a tire with information on pressure of the tire. The present disclosure provides logic for calculating rotation angles among a plurality of magnetic field samples obtained from a geomagnetic sensor, calculating rotational directions, and determining the left/right... Agent: Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.
20140043154 - Tire pressure monitoring system: The invention comprises a tire pressure monitoring system. One system comprises a tire pressure monitor that signals to a user with audio alarm and visual alarm. Another component is the use of a tire air pressure balancing device with a safety trigger to ensure that dual tire systems share air... Agent:
20140043155 - Access and egress detection system for assignable locations: A child safety and alert system and method that detect and monitor access and egress for assignable locations within a motor vehicle by identifying designated positions within the vehicle, by monitoring at least one of the motor, the driver door and other doors or closures in the vehicle, by activating... Agent:
20140043156 - Interchangeable personal vehicle display: A vehicle display device includes a power source, display screen, a microprocessor which includes a database and communications port. Various messages are input into the display device and stored in the database. The user selects a preloaded message(s) to be displayed on the display device.... Agent:
20140043157 - Automated vehicle crash warning system using external lights: An automated vehicle crash warning system may include a lighting system configured to be attached to the outside of the vehicle; a vehicle crash detector configured to detect a crash of the vehicle; and a light controller configured to cause the lighting system to illuminate when a crash of the... Agent: Forcelights, LLC
20140043158 - Debo alarm system second phase (d.a.s.s.p.): Debo Alarm System Second Phase (D.A.S.S.P.) is a mobile Security System for the Home, Apartment, RV, Commercial Businesses, and Vacation Suite etc. . . . This alarm system is unique because it utilizes the existing wiring in the area you are trying to secure. The system works like a traditional... Agent:
20140043159 - Security system, program product therefor, and surveillance method: In a security system, a first collecting module cyclically collects target-object information indicative of environments of a target object and a monitored area in which the target object exits. An alarm module determines whether there is an abnormal situation associated with at least one of the target object and the... Agent: Denso Corporation
20140043160 - Fail-safe alarm activation system: The present invention provides an apparatus and method for ensuring that a pass-by detector system is placed in “ready-to-alarm” mode when a subject carries a ferromagnetic threat, or an inanimate ferromagnetic object independent of a human subject passes within the physical zone designated for alarming to such a threat. A... Agent: Mednovus, Inc.
20140043161 - Safety system for flaying machine: The invention describes a safety system (100) for a working machine (1), wherein an operator (7) is able to interact with the machine (1), wherein the system (100) comprises a transceiver unit (71) associated with the operator (7), a central processing unit (11), associated with the working machine (1), so... Agent:
20140043162 - Inventory system for the prevention of tobacco product theft: A tobacco product display for monitoring inventory and aiding in theft prevention. A position sensor tracks the quantity of products on the display. A scanner, such as a barcode reader, tracks the identification of products removed from the display. A proximity and identity sensor detects authorized removal of products from... Agent:
20140043163 - Asset protection system: An asset protection system uses a plurality of radiate and detect units to maintain a radio frequency field, or signal, in a monitored area. Each unit has a unique unit identifier code which it modulates onto its transmission of the field, and a zone where its transmission of the field... Agent:
20140043164 - Stepped alarm method for patient monitors: A system (202) generates patient alarms using a stepped alarm scheme. The system (202) includes one or more processors (220) programmed to receive physiological scores and/or physiological parameter values; compare the physiological scores and/or the physiological parameter values to a plurality of alarm levels; in response to a physiological score... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140043165 - Alarm control apparatus and method using face recognition: An alarm unit includes an apparatus and a method of maximizing the efficiency of an alarm function that wakes up a sleeping user. An image input unit capable of photographing an eye image as a criterion for determining if the user has woken up is mounted on an alarm control... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140043166 - Driver condition assessment device: Disclosed is invention, a driver condition assessment device 1 that assesses a driver condition of a host vehicle by assessing whether a predetermined driving operation is performed, includes travelling condition detection means for detecting a travelling condition of the host vehicle; size detection means for detecting a size of a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20140043167 - Method and system for monitoring a fireplace installation: The present invention relates to a method and a system for monitoring fireplace installation including a built-in/central closed fire-place and/or a steel chimney system. The system includes a first temperature sensor for measuring the surface temperature of the steel chimney system where it passes through the first ceiling strucure, a... Agent:
20140043168 - Radio-frequency identification (rfid) safety system: A system and method for alerting operators of mobile equipment to the presence of people in monitored areas around the periphery of the mobile equipment they are operating is provided. The system includes an RFID detection system which is installed on the mobile equipment and alerts the operator to the... Agent: Marlex Engineering Inc.
20140043169 - Warning lamp: A warning lamp has a base, a luminous module, a lampshade, and a reflector. The luminous module is mounted in the base and is located in a center segment of the base. The lampshade is combined with the base and has a lucent portion that is formed on a sidewall... Agent:
20140043170 - Augmented mesh delivery system: A method is disclosed including receiving with a controller at a destination node signal samples and associated sampling time indications. The signal samples and the associated sampling time indications are received from a source node via a mesh network. The signal samples are delivered with sampling time indications generated at... Agent: Utilidata, Inc.
20140043171 - Augmented mesh delivery system: A method is disclosed including receiving with a controller at a destination node signal samples and associated sampling time indications. The signal samples and the associated sampling time indications are received from a source node via a mesh network. The signal samples are delivered with sampling time indications generated at... Agent: Utilidata, Inc.
20140043172 - Next generation wireless sensor system for environmental monitoring: Disclosed herein is a drifting airborne probe that includes a body having an aerodynamic shape that is biologically inspired by a wind dispersible natural seed. The probe includes a total mass of less than 10 grams, a power source operably connected to the body; at least one sensor operably connected... Agent:
20140043173 - Streetlight, server and system for calling for taxis: A streetlight includes a storage unit pre-storing a location of the streetlight, a communicating unit communicating with a server, an input unit mounted facing toward an outside of the streetlight, a display unit, and a control unit. The input unit generates a first request signal in response to a user... Agent:Previous industry: Electrical resistors
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