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Communications: electrical October categorized by USPTO classification 10/10

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10/28/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification

20100271173 - Management system and management method: Provided is a management technology capable of ensuring adequate security management even when using finger vein authentication for restricting entry by specific workers to a controlled area and for limiting the use of apparatuses inside the controlled area. This invention is a system for managing authority of a worker to... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100271171 - Keyless entry device of vehicle: A keyless entry device of a vehicle includes: a transmission unit installed in the vehicle that transmits a search signal to a search range including an area inside the vehicle and a vicinity area outside the vehicle; a reply unit installed in a portable device carried by a user that... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100271172 - Car-charging system: The car-charging system can charge only an authenticated car both in a public parking area and at home. The car-charging system is capable of charging a charge-accumulating device in the car to be charged through a power-supplying line from a power source outside the car, and is arranged to authenticate... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100271174 - Security document with electroactive polymer power source and nano-optical display: A security document is disclosed which includes an electrical circuit embedded in a document substrate, where the electrical circuit includes a power source with at least one electroactive polymer power generator, and an optical display including at least one electroluminescent display element and at least one nanohole array which forms... Agent: Laurence C. Bonar

20100271175 - Methods and apparatuses for providing a paging process for multicarrier: A method of providing a paging process for Multicarrier may include providing, from a communication node, multiple carriers over which a paging notification may be transmitted. The method may further include configuring the multiple carriers to provide support for paging of mobile devices based on a set of paging groups... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100271176 - Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in mobile terminal: An apparatus and a method for reducing battery consumption of a mobile terminal are provided. More particularly, an apparatus and a method for reducing battery consumption by allowing a mobile terminal to perform a wakeup process by expiration or update of a timer which coincides with a paging period in... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100271184 - Apparatus and method for monitoring and communicating data associated with a product: Visual and audio communication interface for a perishable integrity indicator system which includes a RFID transponder and perishable integrity sensor. A perishable integrity indicator system includes a RFID transponder and a perishable integrity sensor. The RFID transponder includes a RF integrated circuit coupled with an antenna. The sensor monitors the... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us )

20100271181 - Apparatus, method and program for detecting direction of noncontact ic medium and computer-readable recording medium having the program recorded thereon: A noncontact IC medium direction detecting apparatus (1) includes: receiving means (10) capable of reading a noncontact IC medium (25) in different directional orientations; and information processing means (13) that controls the receiving means, the information processing means being arranged to perform: a first obtaining process of aiming a directional... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100271177 - Method and apparatus for providing user interaction via transponders: An approach is provided for user interaction via transponders (e.g., near field communication (NFC) tag, radio frequency identification (RFID) tag, or contactless card) disposed on a dynamically reconfigurable display. Each transponder corresponds to an area of the display that is associated with one or more actions. The actions are dynamically... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100271180 - Radio frequency identification (rfid) credential for guest services: A Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) tag can be used to store a Hospitality Industry Organization ID of a customer. The RFID tag can be detected and then the Hospitality Industry Organization ID can be determined by using a device at a hospitality location to determine information about the customer... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20100271178 - Remote monitoring and control of led based street lights: The present invention is directed to a method for remotely monitoring and controlling a light emitting diode. In one embodiment, the method includes establishing a two-way communication path via a communication module to a central office, wherein said communication module is coupled to said LED based street light and sending... Agent: Wall & Tong , LLP

20100271179 - Rfid tags with orthogonal communication capabilities, and associated systems: An apparatus for use in an RFID data collection system includes an antenna portion for wirelessly exchanging signals and a memory portion for storing RFID data. A signal processing portion is coupled among the antenna portion and the memory portion. The signal processing portion is configured to receive RFID data... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100271182 - System for monitoring detachable connections of cable channel using rfid tags: The invention relates to communication technology. Use of the invention for monitoring detachable connections of cable channel allows to identify a port or a patch cable attached to that port and does not require an RFID antenna (sensor) for each patch panel port. This technical result is achieved by steps... Agent: Yuliya A. Yashukova

20100271183 - Terminal, method and computer program product for interacting with a signaling tag: A terminal for interacting with a signaling tag includes a controller capable of selecting a signaling tag and thereafter receiving a tag type from the signaling tag at least partially over an air interface. The controller is also capable of determining if the terminal is actively operating an application. In... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100271185 - Binary tree method for multi-tag anti-collision: A binary tree method for avoiding collision of multiple tags, comprising: during inventorying tags, a reader sending a re-splitting instruction to the tags and entering a next time slot for reception if the reader does not receive any reply information from the tags in a specified time slot and one... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100271186 - Location determination system: A reader device of a location determination system gradually changes a transmission power step by step and repeatedly sends an interrogation signal which contains therein information on a power level indicating the transmission power. A tag of the location determination system receives the interrogation signal, sends a response signal into... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100271187 - Wearable rfid system: Apparatus and methods are provided for automatically interrogating a tagged object using radio frequency identification (RFID) when the object is moved. In one embodiment, a worker is outfitted with a wearable RFID system including an RF antenna, an RFID reader, and a holder to hold the antenna and reader during... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20100271188 - Dual mode transmitter-receiver and decoder for rf transponder tags: An enhanced backscatter RF-ID tag reader system and multiprotocol RF tag reader system is provided. In a multiprotocol mode, the system emits a non-stationary interrogation signal, and decodes a phase modulated backscatter signal by detecting a stronger phase component from quadrature phase representations or determining phase transition edges in a... Agent: Patent Law Professionals

20100271189 - Method for configuring and monitoring a trailer in tow using an integrated trailer brake controller: A method for configuring a tire pressure monitoring system on a towing vehicle having an integrated trailer brake controller to monitor a tire pressure for a towed vehicle that verifies connection of the towed vehicle to the towing vehicle, detects a signal at the integrated trailer brake controller, the signal... Agent: Angela M. Brunetti, PLLC

20100271190 - Road traffic mirror with active indicating module: An exemplary road traffic mirror includes a casing, a mirror, a monitor, a processor, and an indicating module. The mirror and the hollow casing define a chamber therein, and the mirror includes a transparent glass and a reflection film formed on the transparent glass, wherein the reflection film is a... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100271191 - Systems, devices, and methods utilizing stretchable electronics to measure tire or road surface conditions: In embodiments, the present invention may comprise a sensor-based tire data collection facility integrated with the body of a vehicle tire, wherein the sensor-based tire data collection facility includes a stretchable electronics circuit and a wireless communications facility for communicating data collected by the sensor-based tire data collection facility to... Agent: Gtc Law Group LLP & Affiliates

20100271192 - Alarm systems and methods for vehicle charge cords: An alarm system associated with a charge cord of a plug-in vehicle is provided. The system includes a sensor configured to evaluate a status of the charge cord, including a coupled status when the charge cord is coupled to the vehicle and a decoupled status when the charge cord is... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gm)

20100271193 - Garage door alert: Methods and systems are provided for alerting a vehicle driver that an automatic garage door has been left open. The system includes an onboard transmitter for activating the automatic garage door; a GPS receiver; an alert device; and an onboard processor. The onboard processor is coupled to the onboard transmitter,... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gm)

20100271194 - Display contol unit, on-vehicle display system, display controller, and on-vehicle display: An on-vehicle display control unit includes a CPU to which vehicle data of various kinds are inputted and a graphic LSI arranged to generate display data to be outputted to a display. The graphic LSI is arranged to generate predetermined display data from image data generated by a meter ECU.... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100271195 - Methods and systems for controlling forward lighting for vehicles: A method for controlling forward lighting for a vehicle includes the steps of determining whether full forward lighting is required for the vehicle, and varying the forward lighting depending on whether full forward lighting is required.... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gm)

20100271196 - Systems and methods for determining a speed limit violation: Systems and methods to determine a speed limit violation by a vehicle. A locator device coupled to the vehicle receives GPS location coordinates from a satellite. The systems and methods determine the speed of the vehicle using the received coordinates or the functions of an engine control module. The speed... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100271197 - Engine start warning system: An apparatus for a vehicle that has a propulsion mechanism capable of causing injury to a bystander located proximate to the propulsion mechanism when the propulsion mechanism is started comprises an activation switch, a speaker, and a sound controller. The activation switch is accessible to an operator of the vehicle.... Agent: Law Offices Of Michael L. Wise, LLC

20100271198 - Global emergency alert notification system: An emergency event reporting system combines emergency event detection means with a wireless beacon capable of communicating with the Cospas-Sarsat search-and-rescue satellite system. The system provides for the association of a beacon's unique identification number (UIN) with a third-party monitoring service to which the emergency event message is to be... Agent: Luedeka, Neely & Graham, P.C.

20100271200 - Postural information system and method including determining response to subject advisory information: A method includes, but is not limited to: determining subject advisory information regarding one or more subjects based at least in part upon postural influencer status information including information involving one or more spatial aspects for each of two or more postural influencers of the one or more subjects, and... Agent: The Invention Science Fund Clarence T. Tegreene

20100271201 - Wireless positioning device for group management: A wireless positioning device for group management is installed to a plurality of user's devices in a group, and the device includes: a central processing unit (CPU); a global positioning system (GPS) module; a short-distance wireless communication module; a memory; and a display device. In addition to a positioning function,... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100271199 - Autonomous sensing module, a system and a method of long-term condition monitoring of structures: A system and a method of long-term condition monitoring of structures are based on use of autonomous sensing modules, centers for storing and processing data and software for data analysis. An autonomous sensing module contains a set of sensors for measurements of parameters related to the condition of a monitored... Agent: Nickolai Belov

20100271203 - Foreign object detecting apparatus in a bill passageway: A foreign object detecting apparatus in bill passageway includes a laser light source, a first light detector and a second light detector. The laser light source is arranged in a first lateral side to emit a coherent laser beam toward a second lateral side. The first light detector is arranged... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100271204 - Optical amplifier module and dispersion compensation fiber loss detection method: An optical amplifier module includes a first optical amplifier to amplify main signal light to be supplied to a dispersion compensation fiber (DCF), a second optical amplifier to amplify the main signal light supplied from the DCF, a generating part to generate monitoring light having a wavelength longer than a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100271202 - Reminder messages delivery from reminder device when triggered by reminder-required events: The present invention discloses a method to deliver a reminder message. The method includes a step of triggering a delivery of the reminder message upon detecting or sensing a reminder message required event-or-activity to prevent a person from forgetting or losing a person item. In an exemplary embodiment, the step... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20100271205 - Intruder deterrent lighting: A zoned interactive control area (10) wherein an architectural space is divided in to a plurality of zones (16), each having its own sensor (22) and zone lights (18). In a normal operating mode (50) the sensors (22) are used to detect the presence of a person such that the... Agent: Henneman & Associates, PLC

20100271207 - Electric-shock and smoke-emission cash box: An electric-shock and smoke-emission cash box includes a case body, a controller, an anti-detachment security device, an alarm device, an electric-shock device, an electric-shock circuit, a smoke-emission device, a satellite positioning device, a radio signal transmission device, and a battery module. The anti-detachment security device is disposed in the case... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100271206 - Theft prevention system for a portable electric apparatus: A theft protection system for an electrical appliance is connected between an electrical appliance, such as a laptop computer, and a voltage source. The theft protection system regularly measures the charging current that is carried between the electrical appliance and the voltage source. If this charging current drops below a... Agent: Law Offices Of Eric Karich

20100271209 - Weighted saw reflector gratings for orthogonal frequency coded saw idtags and sensors: Weighted surface acoustic wave reflector gratings for coding identification tags and sensors to enable unique sensor operation and identification for a multi-sensor environment. In an embodiment, the weighted reflectors are variable while in another embodiment the reflector gratings are apodized. The weighting technique allows the designer to decrease reflectively and... Agent: Brian S. Steinberger Attorney At Law

20100271208 - Wireless network-based action-oriented system for remote wireless alerting and action: The present invention provides a wireless network-based action-oriented system comprising one or more mobile devices, which may be worn on or carried by a user, and which may be activated by the user to wirelessly communicate, via a wireless network, a signal to a base station to execute an action... Agent: Townsend & Banta C/o Portfolio Ip

20100271210 - Tag communication device, tag communication system, and tag communication method: It is possible to provide a tag communication device, a tag communication system, and a tag communication method which can secure an optimal communication region even when an antenna installation environment or a peripheral environment changes. A tag A is arranged in a preset communication region while a tag B... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100271211 - Machine-washable id label: A machine-washable ID label for attachment to a washable item includes: a) an outer shell for housing an electronic article surveillance element, with a first component and a second component, the first component being a hollow component with a bottom and side walls, the walls having inside surfaces and outside... Agent: Robert Arrighi

20100271212 - Device and apparatus for detecting bodily fluids: This invention relates to a device for use in detecting and monitoring bodily fluids, the device includes electrodes configured and arranged to be electrically connected to respective conductive element connector means, the conductive element connector means being adapted to be electrically connectable to a moisture sensing means in the form... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20100271213 - Process and device for determining recommendations for active ingredient dosages on the basis of series of measurements of at least one physiological parameter of a patient: A process comprises performing a series of measurements of at least one physiological parameter, in particular a blood value, such as, e.g., blood sugar, on a patient, wherein samples are taken from the patient at discrete measuring times, with the measurements being performed on those samples. A recommendation for a... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP / Roche

20100271214 - Proximity warning system with silent zones: Various proximity detection zones for work sites that require personnel to be in close proximity to various hazardous elements, such as machines, mobile equipment, remotely controlled machines, and operated vehicles can be shaped to fit specific equipment or work area configurations and may include one or more silent zones within... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100271215 - Radiation detecting cassette and radiation image capturing system: A radiation detecting cassette and a radiation image capturing system are provided. A radiation detecting cassette has a radiation detector for detecting a radiation having passed through a patient and converting the detected radiation into radiation image data, a transceiver for transmitting the radiation image data by way of wireless... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20100271216 - Outdoor rain fog detector switch gear: An outdoor rain fog detector switch gear has a hollow housing with roof and wall; an assembly locating portion to assemble and locate the rain fog detector switch gear onto the object; a retaining space; a punch hole to connect the retaining space with ambient environment; a circuit board connected... Agent: Egbert Law Offices

20100271217 - System and method for high-sensitivity sensor: A sensor unit that includes at least one sensor configured to measure an ambient condition is described. The controller can be configured to receive instructions, to report a notice level when the controller determines that data measured by the at least one sensor fails a report threshold test corresponding to... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100271218 - Infusion tracking system: A fluid medication delivery monitoring device is disclosed. The device includes a memory configured to receive volume information indicating a volume of fluid medication in a container. The device also includes a processor configured to determine a time remaining value indicating an approximate amount of time remaining until the dispensable... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100271220 - Detection device system and device thereof: A detection device and detection device system are provided, wherein the detection device includes a housing, a first detector device and a second detector device. The first detector device is configured to detect at least one smoke particle. A second detector device configured to detect at least one gas particle,... Agent: Price, Heneveld, Cooper, Dewitt, & Litton, LLP/gentex Corporation

20100271219 - Variable air speed aspirating smoke detector: An aspirated smoke detector includes a smoke sensor, an aspirator and variable speed control circuits. As the concentration of smoke increases, the speed control circuits can increase aspirator speed from a first, nominal value to a second, higher value.... Agent: Honeywell/husch Patent Services

20100271221 - Detection of co2 leakage in a container: A refrigerated container having a refrigeration system using CO2 as the refrigerant, includes a sensing and warning system for sensing the CO2 concentration in the container and responsively displaying the sensed condition in a display module so that an operator will be aware of excess levels of concentration which might... Agent: Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan LLP

20100271222 - Automatic system information determination of distributed renewable energy systems: A computer processor implemented method of determining system configuration information of a monitored electrical system without the need for user input by constructing a data set of a standard performance curve for at least one system type; defining at least one characteristic feature for each system type; determining the required... Agent: Meredith & Keyhani, PLLC

20100271223 - Battery module, battery system, and electric vehicle: A plurality of battery cells is connected in series via a plurality of bus bars. An FPC board is attached to the bus bars. On the FPC board, PTC elements are respectively arranged in close proximity to the bus bars. Each of conductor lines on the FPC board extends between... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20100271224 - Electronic reminder device: A reminder device includes a controller, a switch, and an annunciator. When a user closes the switch, the controller turns on the annunciator for a fixed period of time. The annunciator may be a light source such as a flashing LED or an audio indicator. The signal from the annunciator... Agent: Michael L. Bell

20100271225 - Method and apparatus for detecting a fault in a supply line: A method is disclosed for detecting a discontinuity or irregularity in a supply line of an electrical power distribution network including a neutral return line and an earth return line. The method includes measuring a property associated with the supply line wherein the property is different when the network includes... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100271226 - Electrical outlet arrangements and system: Embodiments of an electrical outlet arrangement and a system formed with a number of the arrangements and a remote control server are disclosed herewith. The arrangements may be configured to encourage usage of electricity generated using renewable sources and/or to enable non-utility entities (NUE) to provide and be compensated for... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20100271227 - System and method for continual cable thermal monitoring using cable characteristic considerations in power over ethernet: A system and method for continual cable thermal monitoring using cable characteristic considerations in Power over Ethernet (PoE) applications. Cable heating in PoE applications is detected through changes in electrical characteristics of the cable itself. By periodically monitoring the electrical characteristics such as insertion loss or cross talk of the... Agent: Law Office Of Duane S. Kobayashi

20100271228 - Location filtering based on device mobility classification: In one embodiment, a method includes obtaining location information associated with a remote device, and processing the location information. Processing the location information includes determining if the remote device is mobile. The method also includes configuring a filter such that at least one parameter indicates that the remote device is... Agent: Patent Capital Group - Cisco

20100271229 - Systems and methods for calibrating end effector alignment in a plasma processing system: A method for calibrating alignment of an end effector with respect to a chuck in a plasma processing system is provided. The method including positioning the end effector over the chuck and taking a still image of the chuck and the end effector. The method including processing the still image... Agent: Ipsg, P.C.

20100271230 - Service control, performance determination, and resource allocation: Disclosed herein is a method and system for signaling requests for services at a facility, for example, a gaming table in a casino. A control device is provided on the gaming table. The control device comprises multiple switches associated with one or more indicators. Each of the services is assigned... Agent: Ashok Tankha

20100271231 - Two-sided handheld remote control: A two-sided remote control includes a logic device for controlling and/or communicating with a transmitter and a button detector which detects the statuses of two sets of buttons on opposite sides of the two-sided remote control. Both sets of buttons are in the same locations on their respective faces such... Agent: Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey LLP

20100271232 - Anti-collision method for drilling wells: Methods for drilling a new well in a field having a plurality of existing cased wells using magnetic ranging while drilling are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, a method of drilling a new well in a field having an existing cased well includes drilling the new well using a... Agent: Schlumberger Oilfield Services

20100271233 - Surface communication apparatus and method for use with drill string telemetry: An operation of drilling an earth borehole uses a drilling rig, a drill string of drill pipes having its generally upper end mechanically coupleable with and suspendable from the drilling rig, a drive string portion of the drill string, mechanically coupleable with the topmost drill pipe of said drill string,... Agent: Conley Rose P.c

20100271234 - Flow consumption modular meter: The invention relates to a flow consumption modular meter. It comprises a base module providing the connection between flow distribution lines and a subscriber supply, equipped with a metering connection interface and a metering module equipped with an interface for connecting to the base module via the metering connection interface.... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20100271235 - Signal apparatus for facilitating safe backup of vehicles: Systems and methods which allow a spotter external to a vehicle to provide signals to a driver of the vehicle in order to facilitate safe backup operations of the vehicle are disclosed. A wireless transmitter, in wireless communication with a receiver positioned within the vehicle, is operated by the spotter.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100271238 - Cross traffic alert with parking angle trajectory: The subject of the present invention is a host vehicle that determines a parking angle while backing out of a parking space and employs this parking angle when using a cross traffic alert system. The parking angle is determined based on the trajectories of the host vehicle and a target... Agent: Macmillan, Sobanski & Todd, LLC

20100271236 - Feasible region determination for autonomous parking: A method is provided for initiating a parking maneuver for parallel parking a vehicle between a first object and a second object. A target parking space is measured. A determination is made whether the measured target parking space is sufficient to allow an autonomous parallel parking maneuver. A region of... Agent: Macmillan, Sobanski & Todd, LLC One Maritime Plaza

20100271237 - Parking angle determination and cross traffic alert: The subject of the present invention is a vehicle that determines a parking angle while parking and employs the parking angle when using a cross traffic alert system while backing out of a parking space. The parking angle is used to determine areas of interest and areas not of interest... Agent: Macmillan, Sobanski & Todd, LLC

20100271239 - Method for compiling and displaying atmospheric uncertainty information: A method of displaying on a display (104) of a vehicle includes presenting atmospheric uncertainties, including collecting (806) weather data (400), obtaining (802) weather information recorded along trajectories (203, 205, 207) of at least one vehicle (202, 204, 206), the weather information having a higher importance proportional to the portion... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100271240 - Method and apparatus for providng and using public transportation information: Disclosed herein is a method and apparatus for providing traffic information of public transportation means, such as a bus, and utilizing the provided information. A method of encoding public traffic information according to the present invention creates an identifier of bus information system, an ID of bus route, and information... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

  
10/21/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification

20100265032 - Engine startup system of vehicle: An engine startup system of a vehicle permits engine startup under a condition of establishing authentication between an in-vehicle device mounted in the vehicle and a portable device carried by a user. The engine startup system includes: a transponder circuit installed in the portable device and activated upon receiving a... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100265033 - Hands-free fueling control system: Roughly described, a fueling control system includes a nozzle module for use with a particular fuel dispensing nozzle, a vehicle module for use with a particular fuel tank inlet, and a site controller. The nozzle module, in response to predefined user activation behavior such as removal of the nozzle from... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP

20100265034 - Portal access control system: A combination of specific antenna type(s), with a system of specific antenna Rf field deployment, combined with the intelligent sensing of differing micro processor control of a digital antenna attenuator that controls disproportional attenuation (either synchronously or independently) of the transmission and reception areas of the antenna(e), of electronically paired... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP

20100265035 - Process to secure keyless entry communications for motor vehicles: Process to control access authorization for a motor vehicle. Using an activation circuit in the vehicle, a radio signal is sent out, and an ID transmitter which is carried by the user receives the radio signal and verifies it with an evaluation circuit. If verification is successful, the ID transmitter... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100265036 - Personalized device owner identifier: One aspect of the disclosure relates to obtaining an identifiable aspect of a supposed owner of a personalized device; and determining whether the supposed owner of the personalized device is a true owner of the personalized device based at least in part on the obtaining an identifiable aspect of the... Agent: The Invention Science Fund Clarence T. Tegreene

20100265037 - Dynamic transaction card and a method of writing information to the same: e

20100265040 - Biometric authentication apparatus: An apparatus acquires information on a user's finger veins for personal authentication and includes: guides which form a space to put the user's finger in and block external light to come into the space sideways; a door assembly which closes when the user's finger is not in place and opens... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100265038 - Method and system for hand geometry recognition biometrics on a fob: The present invention discloses a system and methods for biometric security using hand geometry recognition biometrics in a transponder-reader system. The biometric security system also includes a hand geometry scan sensor that detects biometric samples and a device for verifying biometric samples. In one embodiment, the biometric security system includes... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., (barker)

20100265039 - Systems and methods for securing control systems: A system and a method for securing control systems for critical infrastructure, complex networks and/or industrial processing facilities. Aspects of the invention can include a proximity-based user identification device that generates a computer-readable identification of operators who are in proximity to a control device in the control system and an... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute Attn:IPServices, K1-53

20100265042 - Conjoined class-based networking: A data communication network includes two logically distinct class-based networks conjoined by at least one common node that has membership in each of the respective classes of the two logically distinct class-based networks. Optionally, three or more class-based networks may be conjoined to form a data communications network.... Agent: Tillman Wright, PLLC

20100265041 - Rfid transponder: d

20100265043 - Amplitude modulator: A method for amplitude modulating a carrier signal according to one embodiment includes splitting the carrier signal into first and second paths; phase modulating the carrier signal on the first path; phase modulating the carrier signal on the second path; combining the phase modulated carrier signal on the first path... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC

20100265044 - A method of allocating digital data coming from transponders and a reader thereto: In a method of allocating digital data (55a, 55b) coming from transponders, a reader (1) receives a first signal (13) that comprises a first signal component (7) coming from a first transponder (2) and a second signal component (8) coming from a second transponder (3). The digital data (55a) coming... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100265045 - Two-wire communication apparatus and method: A method and apparatus for operating and actuating remote devices using a single pair of wires together with communication and networking protocols necessary for operational control of the remote devices and data gathering activities from the remote devices. The invention leverages the use of existing wiring and is particularly useful... Agent: Huntsman Law Group, PLLC

20100265046 - Induction rescue device for vehicles: An induction rescue device for vehicles is disclosed which comprises at least one sensing element mounted in a vehicle, where the sensing element is electrically connected to a mayday activation apparatus powered by the power supply of the vehicle. Once the vehicle is powered off, the sensing element will sense... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100265047 - Method, device and system for exchanging information between a vehicle and a mobile id provider: A method for exchanging information between a vehicle (1) and a mobile ID provider (11) has the following process steps: transmitting status request signals of the ID provider (11) to a communications device (21) in the vehicle having a prescribed period, wherein the periodically occurring action has the status request... Agent: King & Spalding LLP

20100265048 - Imaging system for vehicle: An imaging system for a vehicle includes an imaging sensor (12) and a display device (15) for displaying images representative of image data captured by the imaging sensor. The imaging sensor (12) has a rearward field of view when mounted at the vehicle. The imaging system generates a plurality of... Agent: Magna International, Inc.

20100265049 - Obstacle detection apparatus for vehicle: In a vehicle obstacle detecting apparatus having a radar that transmits a laser beam in front of the vehicle to scan in different detection regions in a horizontal direction parallel to a road and receives reflection waves reflected from an object successively, it is determined whether a high reflection wave... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP

20100265051 - Detecting faults in a wiring harness: Cell voltages within a battery pack and a voltage delivered to a load or drive system, along with a current delivered to the system, are monitored and used to detect a possible abnormal condition of a wiring harness.... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP

20100265052 - Unified vehicle parameters: Data flow from a vehicle telematics device to a remote host, rationalized regardless of the source of the data and its format. Disclosed is a method to unify and process data from multiple sources into singular information for use within the telematics device for vehicle usage data, driver performance, and... Agent: Webtech Wireless Inc. Attn: Taran Grey,IPDepartment

20100265050 - Vehicle information display and method: An information display system for a hybrid electric vehicle configured to display one or more reasons an engine is on is provided. The information display system determines which engine on reasons are true and applies a prioritization strategy to determine which engine on reasons are displayed to an operator via... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C./fgtl

20100265053 - Onboard display device, onboard display system and vehicle: An onboard display device includes a display section attached to an instrument panel of a vehicle. The section has a second display area and a first display area. The second display area shows at least the speed as vehicle condition images indicating the conditions of the vehicle. The first display... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100265054 - Carrier wave detecting tire pressure detecting apparatus and operating method for the same: A tire pressure detecting apparatus has a micro-controller, a detecting module and a transceiver. The detecting module is electronically connected to the micro-controller and has a tire pressure detecting unit being controlled by the micro-controller to detect a tire pressure inside a tire. The transceiver is electronically connected to the... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.

20100265055 - System for child safety: A system for child safety relating to a child safety seat that is in communication with the internal wiring or computer system of a vehicle such that when the vehicle ignition is turned off and the child safety seat is engaged, an audible alert is emitted through the vehicle speakers.... Agent: Greenberg & Lieberman, LLC

20100265056 - Vehicle safety belt warning device: A vehicle safety belt warning device which comprises a sensing member and a warning member electrically coupled to the sensing member. The sensing member comprises a magnetic element installed on a first buckle member of the vehicle safety belt buckle set and a magnetically-activated control element installed on a second... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100265057 - Attentive device applied to vehicles: An attentive device applied to vehicles includes a controlling mechanism and a display panel connected thereto. Wherein, the display panel is disposed on a body of the vehicle and includes LEDs. Further, the LEDs are divided into at least two effect zones that are thence connected to the controlling mechanism.... Agent: Dr. Banger Shia Patent Office Of Bang Shia

20100265058 - Retractable emergency signaling device adapted for use on an emergency response vehicle: A retractable emergency signaling device adapted for use on an emergency response vehicle comprising inter alia, an electric emergency indicator, a telescoping shaft assembly, a rotatable vehicle mounting bracket, and a selectively operable actuator mechanism comprising inter alia a cord member having at least one wire integrated therein. When the... Agent: Ruben Alcoba, Esq.

20100265059 - Handwashing compliance detection system: Systems and methods are provided for monitoring use of handwashing agents to determine compliance with hand hygiene guidelines. A handwashing agent is provided with a detectable, volatile compound, such as odors, which is then rubbed onto a subject's hands using the subject's handwashing technique. After the handwashing event, the subject's... Agent: Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire

20100265061 - Asset management systems and methods: Novel tools and techniques for tracking assets, such as high-value tools, customer equipment, testing equipment, technicians, and/or the like. Some of these tools and techniques can be used to track assets in a mobile environment (such as in a delivery truck, installation van, and/or the like).... Agent: Swanson & Bratschun, L.L.C.

20100265060 - Locating an object: The invention relates to a method of locating an object capable of being located by at least one location unit. The invention comprises a step of selecting at least one location unit as a function of the locale in which the object is situated.... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20100265062 - Environmental monitoring system and monitoring method using the same: An exemplary embodiment of environmental monitoring system includes a base station, a monitoring control device and a monitor device. The monitoring device is communicated with the monitoring control device and the base station by wireless communication network. The monitoring control device sets monitoring instructions and sends the monitoring instructions to... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100265063 - Blasting device: The present invention provides a system, method and device for locating undetonated explosive devices during the clean-up of a blasting area, the location being effected by co-locating in active or passive wireless transmitter units together with the respective explosive devices, and where the location is effected by at least one... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20100265066 - Actively protecting an area: An active protection system and a method of protecting an area from trespassers. The system comprises a sensing unit arranged to detect the presence and the location of the trespasser, a targeting unit and a discharging unit arranged to discharge a charge onto the trespasser detected by the sensing unit... Agent: The Law Office Of Michael E. Kondoudis

20100265064 - Constant optical output illumination system: The present invention is an illuminator for CCTV surveillance and security applications that maintains constant optical output from an array of LEDs by employing output compensation, feedback and enhancement. This constant optical output illuminator system enables reliable long-duration low-light imaging and data capture for surveillance and security applications, via an... Agent: Paul D. Gornall Lawyer -- Reg'd Patent & Tm Agent

20100265065 - Rfid system and rfid tag reading method: Tag data stored in a specific RFID tag is stored in a specific-data storing unit. Tag data is read from an RFID tag present in a communication area by an RFID reader through radio communication according to detection of a specific object by a sensor for detecting the object. When... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100265067 - Golf club reminder system for golf bags: The golf club reminder system for a golf bag utilizes electric, magnetic, or optical detectors to monitor golf clubs in the golf bag. A control unit is provided for determining the presence or absence of a complete set of golf clubs in the golf bag based upon golf club detection... Agent: Fulwider Patton LLP

20100265068 - System for maintaining security of evidence throughout chain of custody: An evidence chain of custody system that is application-specific auditable and trackable secure smart mobile containers (SMC) for securely storing evidence items that are collected at crime scenes and search locations pursuant to subpoenas or warrants. Each SMC includes a electronics package that can read RF tags applied to evidence... Agent: Patent Administrator Neal, Gerber, & Eisenberg

20100265069 - Determining enclosure breach electromechanically: A structure breach may be determined. A sensor, provided in the structure, may be driven with a constant frequency signal. The sensor may comprise a first conductive element and a second conductive element. The first conductive element may be substantially parallel with the second conductive element. A standing wave pattern... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20100265070 - Apparatus and method that prevent collision of tags in rfid system: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for preventing a collision in an RFID system, the method including: transmitting a Query to at least one tag, verifying whether an adjustment of a slot counter is required based on a response received from the tag, adjusting the slot counter when the verifying... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100265071 - Firearm visibility network: A system for identifying, monitoring, and tracking a firearm includes: a low frequency radio tag affixed to the firearm, the radio tag configured to receive and send data signals, the radio tag including: a tag antenna operable at a low radio frequency not exceeding 450 kilohertz, a transceiver operatively connected... Agent: Larson & Anderson, LLC

20100265073 - Analyte monitoring system having an alert: Described herein are analyte monitoring systems including a receiver or data processing component that is configured to automatically issue a first alert notification when a first predetermined number of consecutive data packets are not received from the sensor/sensor electronics, and automatically issue a second alert notification when a second predetermined... Agent: Jackson & Co., LLP

20100265072 - Management of session history data for implantable fluid delivery device: This disclosure describes techniques for displaying representations of therapy session histories with a programmer device configured to program an implantable fluid delivery device. Information regarding the session histories may be stored in a memory of the fluid delivery device. An example programmer includes a user interface comprising a display to... Agent: Shumaker & Sieffert , P.a

20100265074 - Inattentive state determination device and method of determining inattentive state: An inattentive state determination device includes an observed amount acquiring means for acquiring information on the driver's line of sight and at least one of either information on driving operations or information on the traveling state as an observed amount; and an inattentive state determining means for determining the inattentive... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100265075 - Leakage detection and compensation system: A flame sensing system having a flame rod, a signal generator, a signal measurement circuit, and a controller, where the frequency and/or amplitude of the excitation signal may be variable. The signal measurement circuit may include a bias circuitry that references the flame signal to a voltage, a capacitor that... Agent: Honeywell/cst Patent Services

20100265076 - Optical transmitter module and optical bi-directional module with function to monitor temperature inside of package and method for monitoring temperature: An optical module with a function to monitor a temperature within the package without installing any specific temperature sensing device is disclosed. The optical module of the invention includes an LD and a monitor PD in a CAN type housing. When the LD is inactive or driven under a constant... Agent: Venable LLP

20100265078 - Plasma panel based ionizing-particle radiation detector: A plasma panel based ionizing-particle radiation detector includes a first substrate and a second substrate coupled to the first substrate by a hermetic seal. The second substrate is an ultra-thin substrate. The detector further includes a discharge gas between the first and second substrate and at least one second electrode... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20100265077 - Tampering detection system using quantum-mechanical systems: The use of quantum-mechanically entangled photons for monitoring the integrity of a physical border or a communication link is described. The no-cloning principle of quantum information science is used as protection against an intruder's ability to spoof a sensor receiver using a ‘classical’ intercept-resend attack. Correlated measurement outcomes from polarization-entangled... Agent: Ornl-utb-luedeka, Neely & Graham

20100265079 - Readout system and method for an image sensor: A readout system with enhanced dynamic range for an image sensor is constructed with a pixel circuit and a readout circuit. The pixel circuit includes at least a first amplifier with a first gain and a second amplifier with a second gain for amplifying signals from the image sensor. The... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100265080 - Apparatus for signaling different notification appliance circuit configurations: An arrangement for use in a safety notification system includes first, second, third and four outputs configurable for first and second wiring configurations of notification appliance circuits. The arrangement also includes a configurable terminal arrangement having first and second configurations corresponding to the first and second wiring configurations, and an... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100265081 - Electronic device: An electronic device with an alert system is disclosed. The electronic device includes a global positioning system (GPS) module and a central processing unit (CPU). The GPS module is capable of determining two velocities on two locations. The CPU is capable of computing a rate of change in velocity derived... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100265082 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes a case, an angular velocity sensor fixed to the case, a data memory storing plural reference profiles, an output unit operating in a plurality of operation modes corresponding to the reference profiles, and a processor controlling the output unit. The angular velocity sensor sends a signal... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100265083 - Lighting system control method: A lighting-system control method applied to the lighting-system including a light source and an ultrasonic transmitting-and-receiving device is provided. The method comprises steps of: determining a distance between an object and the ultrasonic transmitting-and-receiving device by the ultrasonic transmitting-and-receiving device according to a flight time of an ultrasonic-wave; changing a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100265084 - Smartcard connector: A smartcard connector for connecting a smartcard within a card holder to an electronic device. The smartcard connector includes a card holder having a card holding space, a contact pad integral with the card holder and in communicative contact with the card holding space, and an external adapter integral with... Agent: Neustel Law Offices, Ltd.

20100265085 - Measuring apparatus: When a major failure is detected, display of a measurement value on a display section is stopped, and instead of the measurement value, an abnormal code, which indicates the contents of the major failure, is displayed on the display section. When a minor failure is detected, an abnormal code, which... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100265086 - Verbal warning systems and other audible warning systems for use with various types of devices, containers, products and other things: Verbal warning labels and other audible warning systems for use with different devices, containers, products and other things in various environments are disclosed herein. An audible warning system configured in accordance with an embodiment of the invention includes a device having a standardized textual warning associated therewith, and a sound... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100265087 - Temperature controlled conducting device: An exemplary temperature controlled power line device includes a cable operable to transmit power. The cable includes a core and an oxidizing layer. The core and the oxidizing layer may be in selective electrical communication so as to initiate and halt oxidation of the core. The core may oxidize as... Agent: Frost Brown Todd, LLC

20100265088 - C & c construction safety light: The C & C construction portable flashing flagger safety lights will clamp onto the portable flagger and school crossing guard signs with the special abrasive material. These lights will be able to be used on all flagger and school crossing guard signs that are in use today. Please keep in... Agent: Jackie D. Creech

20100265089 - Emergency location finder: A light system for identifying a target location for emergency vehicles, includes an outdoor light fixture and bulb, and an activation mechanism for selecting and changing between a “constant on” mode, a “constant off” mode, and a “blinking” mode. The system may use a dual use smart bulb that functions... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP

20100265090 - Entertainment apparatus for a seated user: A seat (5) includes a sensor (21) mounted on the seat which is arranged to sense the presence of an object, or movement or position of an object in a non-contact manner, within a sensing region around the seat. A processor is arranged to receive an audio signal and to... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20100265091 - Locating a wireless device: A computer-implemented method for determining the location of a wireless device includes dividing an area into a grid and assigning the wireless device to a first portion of the grid. The method continues with calculating a first difference between a signal strength expected when the wireless device is at the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100265092 - Method for determining location using access point, and apparatus thereof: The present invention relates to a location measuring method using an access point, and an apparatus using the same. According to the present invention, a location of a terminal is estimated by using a signal strength received from an access point installed at a known position in a wireless network,... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100265093 - Method of automatically generating fingerprint database for an indoor wireless location: The present invention relates to a method of automatically generating a fingerprint database for indoor wireless location. For this purpose, the present invention provides a method of generating a fingerprint database that determines a method of calculating the strength of signals transmitted from a plurality of access points, calculates the... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100265094 - Fracturing monitoring within a treatment well: In some embodiments, a method includes receiving a data signal from a sensor that is positioned within a well bore, during a hydraulic fracturing operation. The method further comprising detecting a microseismic event, that is caused by the hydraulic fracturing operation, wherein the detecting comprises performing a noise canceling operation... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20100265095 - Endpoint classification and command processing: Packet formats and related infrastructure for improved messaging and processing of commands in an AMR system are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for identifying the features of an endpoint based on data encoded in a standard meter reading is provided. In this regard, the method includes receiving a standard... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.A.

20100265096 - Endpoint classification and command processing: Packet formats and related infrastructure for improved messaging and processing of commands in an AMR system are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for identifying the features of an endpoint based on data encoded in a standard meter reading is provided. In this regard, the method includes receiving a standard... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.A.

20100265098 - Architecture, system and method for modular environmental conditions and object sensing: Embodiments of modular environmental conditions and object sensing at several locations are described generally herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Merle W. Richman, Iii

20100265097 - Wireless data transmitting and receiving system: There is provided a wireless data transmitting and receiving system that wirelessly transmits a signal regarding a torque acting on a rotary shaft and/or a rotation angle of the rotary shaft from a data transmitting unit disposed in the rotary shaft to a data receiving unit. The wireless data transmitting... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20100265099 - Road traffic information providing system, road traffic information providing device, road traffic information providing method, and program: A utterance type road traffic information providing system comprises a roadside apparatus (100) installed along a road where vehicles travel, in a parking lot, or near a parking lot and adapted for transmitting alarm information by wireless communication, a utterance type vehicle-mounted device (200) adapted for receiving the alarm information... Agent: Robinson Intellectual Property Law Office, P.C.

20100265100 - Systems and methods for intelligent lighting: Systems and methods are disclosed for the intelligent lighting of large areas and structures such as parking garages. Ultrasonic distance measuring sensors can be used to obtain occupancy data for the area or structure, such as a parking garage, and to control the intensities of the individual lights in the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery

20100265101 - Traffic environment recognition method and system for carrying out the same: A traffic environment recognition system includes units for image-processing and information-merging, a radar unit. A network is connected to the image-processing unit. The radar, information-merging, and a vehicle control unit control the traveling operation of the vehicle. The image-processing unit recognizes headway distance, the azimuth, relative speed and width of... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100265102 - Combination car alarm and personal locator system: A combination vehicle alarm and locator device. The device includes a housing, a vehicle alarm activator positioned within the housing including a transmitter for activating an alarm system on a vehicle and an infrared transmitting device located in the housing for communicating with a Global Positioning Satellite system for determining... Agent: Rutan & Tucker, LLP.

20100265103 - Method and device for planning a path when parking a vehicle: A method and a device for planning a path when parking a vehicle (02) are described, in which a path (01) which comprises a first and second path arc (03; 04) is calculated on the basis of the geometry of a parking space (05) and a vehicle position relative to... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100265104 - Vehicle monitoring and identification system: A vehicle monitoring and traffic enforcement system in which a wireless communication device is associated with motor vehicles. The device will transmit vehicle identification data which is relayed to a database which maintains current information concerning insurance law compliance, motor vehicle registration and licensing compliance, traffic citations and other information.... Agent: Gregory J. Nelson Nelson & Roediger

20100265105 - Light-emitting device including a dual emission panel: There is a problem in a dual emission device emitting light out of both surfaces that an image on the surface and an image on the rear surface are different from each other (either image is mirror-reversed). A dual emission device is disclosed in which either light emitted from the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

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