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11/25/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20100295656 - Method and system for safety monitoring: Embodiments of the present invention may include systems and methods for monitoring a person's activities. A system may receive an input (2) and may contact a designated party to ensure they are safe or perhaps even confirm they are at a specified location at a specified time. A system may... Agent: Santangelo Law Offices, P.C.

20100295655 - Power-generating unit for a tire sensor module: A power-generating unit for a tire sensor module of a vehicle tire has: a piezoelectric element, which is displaceable between a first stable bent position and a second stable bent position and outputs a piezoelectric voltage upon the displacement between the stable bent positions, and a restoring unit for the... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100295657 - Intelligent control system and method: An intelligent control system includes a RFID reader, a RFID tag, a control unit, and an electronic-device. When the RFID tag receives a radio signal from the RFID reader, the RFID tag outputs a radio response signal. The RFID reader outputs a first detecting signal in response to receiving the... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100295658 - Intelligent lock: The present invention provides an intelligent lock including an image recognition system, a voiceprint recognition system and a fingerprint recognition system. These recognition systems can recognize a built-in recognition data of the lock. If the built-in recognition data of the lock is matched, then the lock can be opened immediately,... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100295659 - Identifying rfid categories: The set T of all categories in a population of RFID tags is estimated within a specified error bound. For each of one or more frames, a reader broadcasts a probability p, a multiplicity d, a frame size M, and a seed value R to the present tags. A deterministic... Agent: Mendelsohn, Drucker, & Associates, P.C.

20100295660 - Method for tracking cyclical procedures performed on personal protection equipment: A method for tracking procedures performed on an article of PPE includes the steps of providing an article of PPE configured with a first smart tag to a first individual prior to performance of a first task; processing the article of PPE in a first cycle after the first individual... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20100295663 - Methods and systems for utilizing backscattering techniques in wireless applications: Embodiments of the present invention include methods and systems for utilizing backscattering techniques in wireless applications. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method of wirelessly controlling a device comprising, in a first electronic device, generating a first command, modulating the first command, and transmitting the modulated first command... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20100295661 - Random delay generation for thin-film transistor based circuits: Circuits and circuit elements configured to generate a random delay, a monostable oscillator, circuits configured to broadcasting repetitive messages wireless systems, and methods for forming such circuits, devices, and systems are disclosed. The present invention advantageously provides relatively low cost delay generating circuitry based on TFT technology in wireless electronics... Agent: The Law Offices Of Andrew D. Fortney, Ph.d., P.C.

20100295662 - Verification unit for conducting a time-related validity check: The present embodiments relate to checking a validity of a time-limited status of a device. In one embodiment, a checking unit includes an RFID reader and a control unit. The control unit is embodied for performing a validity check that relates to a time period and is based on time... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100295664 - Determining the validity of a connection between a reader and a transponder: Reader (201) for determining the validity of a connection to a transponder (202) wherein the reader (201) is designed to measure a response time of a transponder (202) based on a time interval between sending a first binary code based on predefined numbers to said transponder (202) and receiving a... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100295665 - Object management system and method: An object management system that includes at least one object identification device to be secured to an associated object. The object identification devices provide radio frequency signals containing object identification codes. The system includes at least one user identification device providing a radio frequency signal containing a user identification code... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20100295666 - Computer system having rfid reading/writing function: A computer system having an RFID reading/writing function is provided. The computer system includes a computer device, and a modulized RFID reader. The modulized RFID reader is an RFID reader module integrated with functions and the circuit of the conventional RFID reader. The RFID reader module can be integrated inside... Agent: Lin & Associates Intellectual Property, Inc.

20100295667 - Motion based pointing apparatus providing haptic feedback and control method thereof: Provides is a motion based pointing apparatus including a pointing unit that includes an operating sensor sensing a motion of a user and a haptic output unit providing haptic feedback to the user; and a terminal unit that operates pointers displayed on a screen from the motion of the user... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100295668 - Driving support apparatus: A driving support ECU comprises: a roadside object detection section for detecting, in a case where a lane marking WR on at least one of the right side and left side is detected by a white line detection section and another lane marking WL is not detected, a roadside object... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100295669 - Method for determining a vehicle tire tread depth: A method is described for determining a vehicle tire tread depth using at least one sensor situated in or on the vehicle tire, the tire tread depth being determined as a function of a tire contact area detected by the sensor.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100295670 - Interior information display apparatus and light irradiation apparatus used for the same: Information is displayed by irradiating a visible light on a specific position based on at least one of vehicle state information, vehicle surrounding information, and vehicle interior information. For example, the visible light is irradiated on a target switch based on signals indicating an on/off state of a headlamp operation... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100295671 - Data port and transmission device: Among other things, there are disclosed devices and methods for monitoring sensors in a home, office or other location and transmit low-bandwidth signals concerning those sensors along existing telephone wires not connected to telephone service. A hub device is electronically connected to one or more sensors at an end user's... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP

20100295673 - Cloud computing for monitoring an above-ground oil production facility: A system of solar powered sensors wirelessly coupled for remote monitoring using a wide area network. The sensors can be configured for monitoring a parameter associated with an oil well.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20100295672 - Infrastructure monitoring devices, systems, and methods: An infrastructure monitoring system and method that comprises multiple communications devices. At least one communications device is coupled to an element of the infrastructure.... Agent: Remenick PLLC

20100295674 - Integrated health management console: A health management system is described, comprising at least one console, one or more devices in two-way wireless communication with the console wherein the console acts as an intelligent gateway through which the one or more devices may communicate to external data and voice networks, and an alert system wherein... Agent: Saile Ackerman LLC

20100295675 - Location device: A location device includes a location detection and processing module, preferably a global positioning device for receiving satellite signals. Module outputs position data in the form of a digitally encoded signal to a control processor coupled to an activation device. The processor processes the signal and provides a signal to... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20100295677 - Alarm device and alarm system: An alarm device includes: a detection device which detects an occurrence of an abnormal condition within a monitoring area; a transmission device which transmits an alarm signal when the detection device detects the abnormal condition; and an output device which, after the transmission device has transmitted the alarm signal, outputs... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP

20100295676 - Geographic reminders: Described is a technology by which a mobile device outputs an alert for a reminder based upon a current location of the mobile device with respect to an entity (person, place or thing) associated with the reminder. The reminders may be maintained and provided by a service. Each reminder includes... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100295678 - Mobile apparatus, method of controlling the same, and program: Provided is a notice apparatus including: a plurality of notice signal generation units which generate notice signals; a reference signal output unit which outputs a reference signal used to determine an environmental situation; a reference signal detection unit which detects the reference signal output from the reference signal output unit... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100295679 - Container defense system: A method for scanning and securing a container including a plurality of at least partially composite panels defining an interior volume is disclosed. The method includes: storing unique identification information in an identification element within container; sealing the container; monitoring the container for intrusion; without breaching the seal of the... Agent: Pierce Atwood LLP

20100295680 - Anti-theft monitoring device and a method for monitoring an electrical applicance, especially a solar module: The invention relates to an anti-theft monitoring device, particularly for one or more solar modules, including an input for supplying a control signal that changes over time, two terminals, between which the object that is to be monitored is connected. The monitoring device further includes a switch that can be... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates, LLC National City Bank Building

20100295681 - Method and apparatus for real-time location of assets: A method and apparatus involve a plurality of first devices, and a second device movable relative thereto. According to one aspect, the first and second devices respectively transmit first information and second information containing unique identification codes, the first information also containing position information. The devices collectively include circuitry that... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100295682 - Radio tag and system: Passive tags use two antennas with only limited mutual coupling, one of which receives a power/clock field and the other of which receives a data signal. An area-reading antenna, or two or more antennas, are deployed to generate the power/clock field, from a base station. The base station, or active... Agent: Larson & Anderson, LLC

20100295683 - Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof: A semiconductor device typified by a wireless tag, which has improved mechanical strength, can be formed by a more simple process at a low cost and prevent radio waves from being shielded, and a manufacturing method of the semiconductor device. According to the invention, a wireless tag includes a thin... Agent: Robinson Intellectual Property Law Office, P.C.

20100295684 - Personal health management device: A personal health management device is described. The device is part of a system comprising at least one console, one or more devices in wireless communication with the console wherein the console acts as an intelligent gateway through which the one or more devices may communicate to external data and... Agent: Saile Ackerman LLC

20100295685 - System and method for automatic quality control of clinical diagnostic processes: A system and method to automatically implement quality control of a clinical diagnostic process are disclosed. Upon generation of an internal error flag, a confirmation rule automatically checks a questionable patient statistic alert by testing a quality control specimen, applying event-related quality control rules to the results of that test,... Agent: Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP Attn: Patent Group

20100295686 - Usability features for integrated insulin delivery system: Various systems and methods for improving the usability of continuous glucose monitors and drug delivery pumps are described.... Agent: Fulwider Patton LLP (adc)

20100295687 - System for tracking objects: A system is provided of tracking objects loaded into a receptacle, where the receptacle defines a chamber having an open side for receiving the objects and has a perimeter about the open side. The system comprises a radio frequency identification antenna spaced from the receptacle and attached to the perimeter... Agent: Dimock Stratton LLP

20100295688 - Illumination device and control method thereof: An illumination device and a control method of the illumination device are provided. The illumination device includes a thermal sensor and a light emitting diode (LED) module. The control method include steps of: enabling the thermal sensor to detect the environment temperature outside the illumination device, and comparing the environment... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100295689 - Systems and methods for automated, rapid detection of high-atomic-number materials: The present invention is directed to an inspection system that has a radiation source, a detector array, an inspection region, and a processing unit, where the processing unit a) obtains a radiographic image, b) segments the radiographic image based on radiation attenuation or transmission, c) identifies at least one segmented... Agent: Patentmetrix

20100295690 - Dishwasher having a turbidity sensor: The invention relates to a dishwasher comprising a control and display unit having input elements (1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) for the selection of a washing program from a plurality of possible programs, at least one display means (2), means for controlling the program parameters, such as the... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd. (frankfurt Office)

20100295691 - Intelligent wire connectors: An intelligent wire connector carrying a microprocessor for transmitting information and/or sensing conditions proximate the wire connector wherein information from the microprocessor may be transmitted to a remote location in either a wireless mode or indirectly through an electrical wire, which is secured in the wire connector.... Agent: Jacobson & Johnson

20100295692 - Compensation of simple fiber optic faraday effect sensors: A monitoring system for detecting earth faults in an electrical power supply grid providing a power signal includes a plurality of monitoring devices, each of the monitoring devices including a detector for detecting the level of harmonics in the power signal, wherein the level of harmonics is detected in a... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP

20100295693 - Ground terminal block fault indicator: An electrical ground terminal block assembly and arrangement to make ground fault situation accessible comprise a ground terminal housing to hold the wire linking elements and a characterized ground fault indicating device. The ground terminal block based on the invention is comprised with signalling means to indicate ground fault. Fault... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100295694 - Smart aerospace structures: Smart aerospace structures are described herein utilizing a deactivated RFID tag including an IC and an electrical by-pass. The electrical by-pass is conductive and the electrical by-pass is in parallel with the IC such that the deactivated RFID becomes activated upon an abnormal condition, such as an improper clamp installation,... Agent: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

20100295695 - Automotive vehicle with occupant detection system: An automotive vehicle has arranged therein a vehicle seat and is equipped with an occupant detection system for detecting whether an occupant is present on the vehicle seat, the system including a first antenna electrode arranged in the seat and a sensing circuit associated with the seat where the sensing... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20100295696 - Digital display apparatus for fastener pulling tool: A digital display apparatus for a fastener pulling tool to set a fastener (e.g., rivet, blind rivet or blind threaded insert), driven by pneumatic, hydraulic or pneudraulic power, includes a power supply, a CPU, a pressure sensor, position sensors, a display, and an input means; wherein the pressure sensor is... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.

20100295697 - Multimedia device, remote control device and multimedia system: A multimedia device is disclosed. The multimedia device includes an operating circuit, a wireless receiver for wirelessly receiving a touch signal, a function determining unit coupled to the wireless receiver for determining a corresponding function and generating a determination result according to the touch signal, and a control unit coupled... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100295698 - Remote control setting method and device for electronic device and remote control system: A remote control setting method for an electronic device for setting a plurality of functions of the electronic device to be controlled by a plurality of keypads of a remote controller includes displaying an indication message according to a control signal, to indicate codes of a function of the plurality... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100295699 - System, method and monument for land surveying: A monument usable for locating stationary geographical positions and/or assets includes a housing, comprising a body and a cap; at least one permanent magnet mounted on or in the housing; and at least one electronic marker located on or in the housing. The magnet has a magnetic field of sufficient... Agent: Lathrop & Clark LLP

20100295700 - Hvac unit, a method of generating a network address for a hvac unit and a hvac controller therefor: An HVAC controller, a method for operating a HVAC unit and a HVAC unit are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the HVAC controller includes: (1) a memory configured to store a unique default network address for the controller and (2) a processor configured to automatically generate the unique default network... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100295701 - Interconnection device for electronic circuits, notably microwave electronic circuits: Interconnection device for electronic circuits, notably microwave electronic circuits, characterized in that it comprises at least one transmission line coupled to an earth line, the two lines being made on a face of a dielectric substrate, at least one metallization surface forming on the other face of the dielectric substrate... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100295702 - High speed telemetry full-duplex pre-equalized ofdm over wireline for downhole communication: A Full-Duplex Pre-equalized OFDM system for high speed telemetry down-hole wire-line communication. The system compensates for the narrow bandwidth, high attenuation of, and noise in a downhole wireline using Trellis Code Modulation and Reed Solomon encoding.... Agent: Mossman, Kumar And Tyler, PC

20100295703 - Method and apparatus for initialization of a wellbore survey tool: An apparatus for initializing a wellbore survey tool comprises a base portion and a first mounting portion mechanically coupled to the base portion. The first mounting portion can be adapted to be mechanically coupled to at least one directional reference system configured to provide data indicative of an orientation of... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100295704 - Number of sons management in a cell network: The present technology relates to protocols relative to utility meters associated with an open operational framework. More particularly, the present subject matter relates to protocol subject matter for advanced metering infrastructure, adaptable to various international standards, while economically supporting a 2-way mesh network solution in a wireless environment, such as... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.A.

20100295705 - Method for distinguishing between reflectors arranged on the roadside and vehicle lights in the dark: A method and a device for distinguishing between reflectors arranged on the roadside and vehicle lights and for identifying said reflectors and vehicle lights for use in an automatic light control system in a vehicle with a camera sensor oriented towards the surroundings of the vehicle. The method includes recording... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100295706 - Gaze-based touchdown point selection system and method: Methods and apparatus are provided for selecting a touchdown point for a vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. The eye movements of a user are tracked relative to an image being rendered on a display screen. An updated touchdown point location is determined from the tracked eye movements, and an updated... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100295707 - System and method for lane departure warning: Various methods and systems are disclosed for implementing warnings of various intensity using input from a warning system, such as a lane departure detection system, and a driver assessment system such as a driver impairment detection system.... Agent: Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC Ford Global Technologies, Inc.

20100295708 - Alert and warning system and method: The present inventions provide a system and method for providing a warning using at least one wireless communication link between an approaching object and the location where a warning is to be given based in part on the location of the object and its proximity to the warning location. One... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

11/18/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20100289615 - Electro-mechanical leverlock with switching system: A leverlock system is provided wherein an enclosure can be locked for a specified time period using a simple locking arrangement. The leverlock is intended to be used in conjunction with existing locking systems, and allows a user to restrict entry to anyone, including those who might otherwise be authorized... Agent: Gowan Intellectual Property

20100289614 - System for screening people and method for carrying out a screening process: The invention relates to a method for carrying out a screening process and a control system (1), comprising the following steps: Detecting an intention of a person to pass through (3); transmitting notification data indicating the control intention of the person (3) and comprising data (ID data) identifying the person... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20100289619 - Antenna device: An antenna device includes an antenna element, a wireless circuit, and electronic circuit, a substrate, a conductor, and a stub. The antenna element transmits or receives a communication signal. The wireless circuit is connected to the antenna element. The electronic circuit differs from the wireless circuit. The wireless circuit and... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.

20100289617 - Rfid reader: Embodiments of the invention relate to the field of RFED (radio frequency identification). Some particularly preferred embodiments relate to a high-Q, so-called “full duplex” (FDX) RFID Reader. An RFID tag reader, the reader comprising: an electromagnetic (em) field generator for generating an electromagnetic (em) field for modulation by said tag,... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100289618 - Systems, methods, and kits for automatically activating a garage door opener: Systems, methods, and kits for automatically activating a garage door opener. A garage door opener system is supplemented with motion sensor technology or RFID technology to allow for automatic activation of a garage door opener. An automobile that is moving near or is proximate to a garage associated with at... Agent: Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP

20100289616 - Movable barrier system adapted to utilize biometric technology to identify and authorize access to premises: The invention is a movable barrier system for controlling access to a secured premise utilizing biometric technology. More particularly, a system in accordance with the present invention comprises a movable barrier, an operator adapted to control movement of the movable barrier, and a biometric device adapted to sense a user's... Agent: Jafari Law Group, P.C.

20100289622 - Conductive silicone wristband for wireless communications: A flexible wristband includes conductive silicone rubber loops and an insulating rubber portion. The conductive silicone rubber loops are formed parallel to one another, and substantially define a circumference of the wristband. The conductive silicone loops are connected through a radio frequency identification (RFID) integrated circuit package to form a... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100289620 - Connectionless location identification within a server system: A method, system, and computer program product for determining connectionless location identification information of devices within a server system. A Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Controller within the server system transmits a location request to a RFID Sensor. The RFID Sensor identifies devices in the server system and returns signal strength... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20100289621 - Method for optimizing rfid deployment and rfid deployment optimizer of use thereof: A method for optimizing the deployment of RFID apparatus, and a RFID deployment optimizer of use thereof are provided. The method includes the steps: A. analyzing the interrogation zone where the RFID apparatus are deployed, B. identifying the readability o RFID tag associated with different sets of placement on a... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20100289624 - Apparatus for communicating with rfid tag: The disclosure discloses an apparatus for communicating with an RFID tag of a movable type, comprising: an apparatus antenna configured to conduct information transmission and reception with respect to an RFID tag circuit element; a transmission processing portion configured to generate an inquiry signal for obtaining the information stored and... Agent: Day Pitney LLP

20100289623 - Interrogating radio frequency identification (rfid) tags: The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for interrogating RFID tags. In some implementations, a method includes transmitting an RF command signal to RFID tags in an inhibited zone during a first time period. The RF command signal substantially prevents the RFID tags in the inhibited zone... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100289627 - Fully secure item-level tagging: The present invention provides value to brand owners, retailers, and consumers through the use of radio frequency identification, stenography, nanolithography, fingerprints, novel heuristic threat evaluation, indication, and detection model. Additionally, using cryptography, tag passwords are formulated and identities are reversibly flipped, thus allowing item identities to remain secret to unauthorized... Agent: Peter A. Haas, Esquire

20100289626 - Radio frequency identification (rfid) enabled inventory tray: A tool tray can comprise a body with tool shaped recesses. A Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag can be positioned in one of the recesses. The RFID tag can be such that when no tool is placed in the one of the recesses, the tag is not detectable at a... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20100289625 - Rfid tag apparatus and authentication method thereof: Provided is a radio frequency identifier (RFID) tag apparatus and an authentication method thereof. The RFID tag apparatus includes a device, a device recognizing unit, an RF processor, and a controller. The device receives a first signal and outputs a second signal in response to the first signal. The device... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100289628 - Processing method for providing, starting from signals acquired by a set of sensors, an aggregate signal and data acquisition system using such method: o

20100289629 - Load control device with two-way communication capabilities: A load control device having two-way communication capabilities. The load control device can include a conventional load control receiver that receives information, such as load control commands or requests. The load control receiver can include a receiver operable to receive power line carrier signals via a power distribution line. The... Agent: King & Spalding LLP

20100289630 - Window glass breakage detector: A clip is used for detecting breakage of an openable window glass. The clip clips a window glass that selectively opens or closes an opening of a vehicle at an end of the window glass, and breaks apart the end of the window glass following breakage of the window glass.... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100289631 - Dual-mode vehicle rear vision system: A dual-mode rear vision system for an automotive vehicle includes an electro-optical imaging device operable in a short range mode to image a backup region immediately rearward of the vehicle and operable in a long range mode to image a collision threat region rearward of the backup region. The imaging... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C./fgtl

20100289632 - Night vision on full windshield head-up display: A system to display graphical images upon a windscreen of a vehicle including night vision includes a transparent windscreen head up display, a night vision system, and an enhanced vision system system manager monitoring data from the night vision system, analyzing the monitored data identifying critical information, and determining display... Agent: Cichosz & Cichosz, PLLC

20100289634 - Driving assist apparatus: A driving assist apparatus includes: an image obtaining unit that obtains a peripheral image of a vehicle, which is captured by an image capturing device provided in the vehicle; a display device that is provided in the interior of the vehicle and displays the peripheral image; a display object generation... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20100289633 - System and method for determining when a task may be performed on a vehicle: Methods and apparatus are provided for determining when a task may be performed on a vehicle that is moving. The method includes generating a driver workload value based on at least one task parameter describing a predetermined attribute of the task and preventing a user from performing the task if... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gm)

20100289635 - Animal warning device: An animal warning device for emitting a sound that is loud and consistent enough to cause animals to avoid oncoming vehicles. The present invention accomplishes this objective by electrically connecting a speaker to a wind-powered generator. The wind-powered generator is driven by air current striking an impeller. The device is... Agent: William H. Hollimon

20100289636 - System for enhancing perception of a motor vehicle's mark emblem: A system is provided for causing audible sounds, and/or visible actions, and/or motion to occur by a vehicle's mark emblem. The system may cause such actions to be initiated manually or automatically as a result of vehicle operation or operator action. Controls are provided to prevent the audible sound, visible... Agent: Ward And Smith, P.A.

20100289637 - Pointer display: A pointer display includes at least two pointer assemblies, each assembly having a hub and a pointer arm, each pointer arm extending outwards from a corresponding hub, the hubs being rotatable about a common axis and positioned apart from each other along an axial direction such that a first one... Agent: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC

20100289638 - Method and device for identification of correlations between alarm messages or between alarm messages and operator actions: The disclosure relates to a method and device for identification of correlations between alarm messages in an alarm system of a technical installation or a technical process and/or correlations between such alarm messages and operator actions, using a data processing device which has access to recorded historical data which relates... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100289639 - Animal monitoring system: Disclosed is an animal monitoring system that collects data regarding an animal and/or an animal's environment and enables access to the collected animal monitoring data. The system comprises a data-logger unit attached to an animal, that logs data regarding the animal or its environment; a data-relay for relaying the data... Agent: Say Systems Ltd

20100289640 - Mobile device location determination using micronetworks: A facility for determining the location of a mobile device when a location determination of a desired accuracy is desired. If available, the facility determines the location of the mobile device using a device-based technique or using a location determination technique that is accessible over a macronetwork. Macronetworks are networks... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100289642 - Identification, storage and display of land data on a website: Disclosed is a land website that provides a personalized database on which data can be stored, retrieved, customized and communicated (e.g., by e-mail) relating to a particular piece of property. The database can be accessible via a password and a security code over the Internet and may be encrypted for... Agent: Cochran Freund & Young LLC

20100289641 - System and method for intruder detection: Systems and methods for detecting presence and movement of intruders. Various embodiments of an intruder detection system can be based on, for example, a beam-interrupt detector or a thermal imaging device. The beam-interrupt detection based system can provide functionalities such as counting of intruders crossing a given beam. A plurality... Agent: Fulwider Patton LLP

20100289643 - Remote device control and energy monitoring: Techniques are described for providing remote device (e.g., thermostat, lighting, appliance, etc.) control and/or energy monitoring. A system monitors sensor data captured by one or more sensors that sense attributes relevant to user presence at one or more monitored properties and status of one or more energy consuming devices associated... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100289644 - Moving asset location tracking: Techniques are described for moving asset location tracking and monitoring system technology. A system monitors for events related to a monitoring system that monitors a fixed property and the system detects an event related to the monitoring system based on the monitoring. The system performs an operation that leverages geographic... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100289647 - Detection of changes in fasteners or fastened joints: This invention relates to the use of a tag device 4 such as a RFID tag 4 communicating with a master tag for indicating acceptable or not acceptable states of a fastener 12, fastened joint 12a, or an assembled product. It is desirable to have a way of learning of... Agent: Telezygology, Inc.

20100289645 - System and method for safeguarding wafers and photomasks: A system and a method for safeguarding wafers and photomasks. The system includes a container for storing an article, the article being a wafer or a photomask; a flashing unit for flashing light with a pre-determined light pattern; an anti-theft unit capable of performing an anti-theft function, the anti-theft unit... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation Dept. 18g

20100289646 - Systems and methods for permitting movement of an object outside a predetermined proximity distance threshold: Systems and methods for permitting movement of an object not detected within a predetermined proximity distance threshold, the systems and methods comprising registering at least one object with a device; tracking the at least one object with the device; allowing at least one object not detected within a predetermined proximity... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts

20100289648 - Wireless microphone with external enable: An in-car video system and method is provided where a wireless microphone is configured to detect the removal of an object and enables audio recording. Such actions would be the removal of a gun from a holster. Thus, the wireless microphone would enable the audio recording in the audio/video recorder... Agent: Brad Ree

20100289649 - Arrangement and method for determining positions of the teats of a milking animal: An arrangement is provided for attaching teat cups to teats of a milking animal in a rotary milking system having a milking stall for housing the milking animal during milking. The arrangement comprises a three-dimensional camera configured to be directed towards the udder of the milking animal in the milking... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100289650 - Fire alarm: A fire alarm consists of a housing in which sensors, a radiation source, and an optical window are disposed. A reflector protection basket or ring is disposed above the optical window. The basket or ring is suitable for protecting the optical window against mechanical influences, allows UV and IR radiation... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.

20100289651 - Nuclear leakage detection system using wire or optical fiber: A detection and containment system for detecting and containing a breach in a container includes a first containment layer and a first sensor layer coupled to the first containment layer. The first sensor layer includes at least one signal path extending across substantially an entire area of the first sensor... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP

20100289652 - Systems and methods of interaction with water usage information: Exemplary systems and methods for interaction with water usage information are provided. In various embodiments, a method comprises receiving water usage data from a meter device, receiving an identifier from a user associated with the meter device, providing an interactive interface to the user, the interactive interface conveying at least... Agent: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

20100289653 - Air sampling system: A system and method for sampling air in a controlled environment that includes two or more air sampling devices at different locations within the controlled environment. A controller is provided at a location outside of the controlled environment and in separate air flow communication with each of the two or... Agent: Blank Rome LLP

20100289654 - Overfill detection system for tank trucks: An overfill probe is utilized in each compartment of a multi-compartment transport tanker and has a depending sensing tube for detecting liquid overfill conditions. An overfill detector is within the bottom end of the probe tube and is thus protected from damage. Internal damage to the probe and malfunction of... Agent: Erickson, Kernell, Derusseau & Kleypas, LLC

20100289655 - Detecting descented material: Systems and methods for detecting efforts to thwart discovery of a thing, the methods including: using a detector system in an area to detect a reaction product of a thing with descenter; producing with the detector system a detected reaction product level; comparing the detected reaction product level to a... Agent: Guy Mcclung

20100289656 - Network device: A network device is provided which comprises a lamp display that includes a lamp visible from the outside, and that has a display mode in which the lamp may light up when the network device is powered on, and a non-display mode in which the lamp does not light up... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP

20100289657 - Safety line alarm apparatus and method: An alarm device for cooperation with an associated safety wire coupling a harness on a worker to an anchor point which includes a connector having first and second axial extremities fixed respectively to axially spaced points on the associated safety wire, the connector having a smaller axial extent than the... Agent: Robert S. Smith

20100289658 - System and method of monitoring a load condition of a vehicle:

20100289659 - Dynamic reporting scheme for location based services: A dynamic position reporting and/or logging scheme is described herein. Position reporting and/or logging for a mobile device may be dynamically determined based on one or more reporting and/or logging constraints. The constraints may be based on time, distance, events, operating parameters, operating conditions, or some combination thereof. The constraints... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100289660 - Motor vehicle having an environmental sensor and method for operating the environmental sensor: A motor vehicle is equipped with an environmental sensor, which emits signals and receives reflected signals. In order to reduce influences on the environment, a transmission power of the environmental sensor can be regulated as a function of velocity. Furthermore, a corresponding method for activating the environmental sensor is disclosed.... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gme)

20100289661 - Remote garage door monitoring system: An apparatus and methods for implementing a garage door monitoring system coupled to a garage door opener. The door monitoring system allow a user to actuate the door under control via a network connection. In at least one embodiment, the door monitoring system is controlled by a cell phone or... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP

20100289662 - Personnel safety utilizing time variable frequencies: A system to improve safety of workers who are in proximity to mobile machines includes a machine mountable radio-frequency identification reader that wirelessly monitors radio-frequency identification tags worn by workers moving relative to and in proximity to a mobile machine when the reader is mounted on the machine. The reader... Agent: Antony C. Edwards

20100289663 - Systems and methods for simulating motion with sound: A movement warning system for notifying a proximal entity of the approach of a vehicle comprising a sensor system, a controlling mobile device, and a signal generator system. The sensor system generates motion data indicative of movement of the vehicle. The controlling mobile device generates at least one warning signal... Agent: Schacht Law Office, Inc.

20100289664 - Light projection device: A light projection device, includes a movable projector section which illuminates or display information by projecting light while moving a projection position; a position detecting section which detects a position of a lost article instructed by a user; a view field detecting section which detects a view field of the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100289665 - Methods and systems for displaying a message in a wide-spectrum display: A method and system for displaying messages in a wide-spectrum display includes a visible element comprising a first portion of a message and an invisible element comprising a second portion of the message. In one aspect, the method includes the step of displaying, in the visible element, e.g. an image... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

20100289666 - Bezel illumination for digital devices: First, a user may select an illumination color for a bezel framing a display of an electronics device. Second, the illumination of a digital picture frame may be established based on sensed motion nearby and/or ambient light. Third, the color of a user interface presented on a display can be... Agent: Rogitz & Associates

20100289667 - Remote shut-off gas meter: A retrofit system includes a body, a cup and a valve. The body has a top wall and a plurality of side walls defining a opening and a chamber and is configured to be connected to a gas meter such that the chamber is in fluid communication with a chamber... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - PhiladelphiaIPDepartment

20100289668 - Power and signal distribution system: r

20100289669 - Real time temperature and location tracker: A shipper having an outer housing with a temperature sensitive payload and a temperature/location tracker disposed therein. The outer housing has a body having an interior surface bounding a compartment that is accessed through an opening. A first panel is coupled with the body and configured to extend over at... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100289670 - Motor vehicle having a parking assistance system: A motor vehicle is equipped with a parking assistance system for monitoring a vehicle environment for the presence of obstructions, a horizontal longitudinal extension of a mobile vehicle part protruding beyond a vehicle body being able to be considered. In order to reliably avoid damage to the mobile vehicle part,... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gme)

20100289671 - Aircraft viewing system: at least one video distribution unit (3201, . . . , 320p; 7201, . . . , 720p; 8201, . . . , 820p) adapted to switch the video flows generated by said generation devices to the video inputs of said display units.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100289672 - Vehicle-mounted device, information output method, and information providing system: A vehicle-mounted device (10) which receives and outputs a radio wave containing at least direction information as information includes: detection means which detects the radio wave; and control means which compares the detection direction received from the direction detection means which detects the direction of the vehicle head to the... Agent: Robinson Intellectual Property Law Office, P.C.

11/11/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20100283572 - Intermittent sensor detection using signal string length: An engine control system comprises a signal deviation module, a variation determination module, and a sensor diagnostic module. The signal deviation module receives a signal from a sensor monitoring an operating condition of an engine and determines a plurality of signal deviations. Each of the plurality of signal deviations is... Agent: Harness Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100283573 - Mobile terminal, operating method thereof, and refrigerator: A mobile terminal, an operating method thereof, and a refrigerator are disclosed. The operating method of the mobile terminal includes receiving state information of the refrigerator from the refrigerator, displaying the state information of the refrigerator on a screen, and transmitting a control signal based on a control operation to... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100283574 - Method and circuit arrangement for monitoring devices activated by electrical pulses: A method for monitoring devices which are activated by electrical pulses, characterized in that first pulses which are transmitted to the device are counted, in that second pulses which are received by the device are counted, and in that the numbers of first and second pulses are compared with one... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100283575 - Mlock device and associated methods: A security device is disclosed to include a processor defined to control operation of the security device. The security device also includes a radio defined in electrical communication with the processor. The security device also includes a location determination device defined in electrical communication with the processor. The processor, radio,... Agent: Martine Penilla & Gencarella, LLP

20100283576 - Key for a lock having an open architecture: An electronic key for opening a lock having a lock interface is disclosed. The key includes a housing, a key interface extending from the housing that can mate with the lock interface to move the key, a motor connected to the key interface for moving the key interface, a microprocessor... Agent: Diehl Servilla LLC

20100283577 - Monitoring apparatus, and method for determining a power consumption authorization: A monitoring apparatus for determining an authorization to consume electric power of an electric consumer connected to an electric power supply network includes a device for recording and/or receiving measurement data for recognizing a current flow in at least a part of the electric power supply network. A communications unit... Agent: Henry M Feiereisen, LLC Henry M Feiereisen

20100283580 - Device and method for detecting the opening of a vessel: A device and a method for detecting the opening of a vessel are disclosed, the device includes: a control circuit which stores and provides the identification data, an antenna which is connected to the control circuit forms a circuit loop together with the control circuit, and the antenna has an... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100283578 - transponder bolt seal and a housing for a transponder: An electronic seal (300) is described. The seal includes a sealing mechanism (301, 302) for sealing a value item and a cover (304), which inhibits access to the sealing mechanism (301, 302). A trigger (303) is held in a substantially fixed relationship relative to the sealing mechanism (301, 302) when... Agent: King & Spalding

20100283579 - Method and system for remotely controlling access to an access point: A method of remotely operating a door lock. The method includes transmitting a first signal from a remote device to a router via a network; transmitting the signal from the router to a mesh network gateway; translating the signal from a network protocol to a mesh network protocol to produce... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

20100283581 - Wireless vehicle access control system: A system and method for coordinating movement of a powered sliding door module and an access ramp for a vehicle is shown in FIG. 5 An OEM key fob (26a) is modified to send a non-OEM signal when a passenger side sliding door button is pressed A non-OE controller (70)... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

20100283582 - Wireless communication apparatus: A wireless communication apparatus conducts wireless communication with an external apparatus. The wireless communication apparatus includes an image capture unit which captures an image of a subject, a memory which stores image data based on the captured image, an establishment unit which establishes wireless communication between the external apparatus and... Agent: Novak Druce Deluca + Quigg LLP

20100283583 - Radiation image capturing method, radiation image capturing system and radiation information system for carrying out radiation image capturing method: A radiation image capturing method, a radiation image capturing system, and a radiation information system are provided. In the present invention, a console checks a cassette ID (specified cassette ID) sent from an RIS server as the cassette ID of a radiation detecting cassette that is planned to be used... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20100283584 - Systems, methods, and devices for commissioning wireless sensors.: In one embodiment the present invention comprises a bar code scanner and an encoder for commissioning RFID transponders and includes a housing encasing a motor assembly, an RFID interrogator, a wireless communication means for transferring instructions and data from and to a remote host, on-board memory, a processor, and an... Agent: Peter A. Haas, Esquire

20100283586 - Communication device, communication system, image presentation method, and program: A communication device that can simplify various settings of a display device, such as a TV, that provides information regarding an object (communication device) is provided. An image capturing device (1) has a RF-ID unit (47) for performing proximity wireless communication with a RF-ID reader/writer (46) connected via an infrared... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100283585 - Identification of an antenna: A system that is operable to adjust operation of a network device is provided. The system includes an identification module that is coupled with an antenna connector that couples the antenna with a network device. The identification module includes an identification characteristic that may be used to determine an antenna... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100283587 - Device for testing of a powerline communications audio system: A system and devices for testing and qualifying the quality, capacity and integrity of a new or existing mains power wiring system to transmit powerline communications (PLC) audio and control signals, including a hub testing device that emulates a PLC interface device of a PLC audio transmission source, and a... Agent: Hasse & Nesbitt LLC

20100283588 - Systems and methods for providing a haptic device: Systems and methods for providing haptic feedback in a user interface are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a manipulandum, a rotor in communication with the manipulandum, an actuator in communication with the rotor, and a biasing element disposed between the manipulandum and the rotor. The actuator may be... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20100283589 - Image processing system, image capture device and method thereof: An image processing system including a display apparatus, a plurality of image capture units and an image processing apparatus is provided. The plurality of image capture units each include a camera capturing an image data, a storage unit storing segment information for identifying each of segments divided from the image... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.

20100283590 - Safety light device: A safety light apparatus includes a first light source to emit a first light beam and a first light modulator to modulate the first light beam to project a first light image resembling a left boundary of a bike lane. A second light source emits a second light beam, and... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP

20100283591 - Method for graphically representing a danger for the driver of a motor vehicle: A method for informing the driver of a motor vehicle via a driver information system, which has at least one detection unit, at least one evaluation unit, and at least one optical display unit. The display unit displays the motor vehicle having the driver information system as a graphical representation,... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100283592 - Method of displaying a pointer on a display area of a vehicle instrument panel: the pointer (22) is displayed on the display surface (1) at said second position (P2); the method being characterised in that at least one of the physical characteristics of the pointer (22), displayed at said second position (P2), is modified according to the deviation between the first and second computed... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100283594 - Tire pressure monitoring system: The present disclosure relates to a tire pressure monitoring system adapted to an automobile having a first component and a changeable second component, said tire pressure monitoring system comprising: a register for transmitting the registered code of the said automobile via a wireless manner; a relay disposed in the second... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20100283593 - Wireless seatbelt monitoring system: A wireless seatbelt monitoring system and method is provided for informing a driver that a seatbelt that should be latched is unlatched. The system includes a wireless seatbelt assembly having a buckle equipped with a piezoelectric element and a transmitter. The transmitter sends a wireless seatbelt status signal when the... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C./fgtl

20100283595 - Wear indicator having a temperature sensor: In a braking system for a vehicle, having at least one brake pad, with which at least one wear indicator is possibly associated, at least one temperature sensor (6) should be associated with the braking system and/or the wear indicator.... Agent: Bachman & Lapointe, P.C.

20100283596 - Child carrier latch warning system: A child restraint warning system configured to be secured to a child seat/carrier having a base, a seat detachably connected to the base, where the child seat/carrier includes a harness configured to be releasably secured with a latch. When the seat is secured on the base a seat position sensor... Agent: Keaty Law Firm, LLC

20100283597 - Display system, display control device and image display device: A display system of the present invention includes a liquid crystal platform section (200) which outputs display data for displaying, on a liquid crystal display section (100), an image in accordance with information obtained from an automobile. The liquid crystal platform section (200) includes a DIC (201) which generates display... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100283598 - Operational signal system and signal light arrangement: A visual signal system including a signal display carried prominently on a paving machine, where it can be seen clearly by an operator of a dump truck or shuttle vehicle delivering paving material to the paving machine, as well as by other nearby personnel. Control circuits provide that a paving... Agent: Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel, LLP

20100283600 - Low power apparatus for preventing loss of cell phone and other high value items: A system for the prevention of loss of wallets, keys, purses and the like. The system uses a programmable wireless appliance such as a cell phone as a wireless tracker, and utilizes lightweight wireless tag devices attached to the items to protected. A software application executes on the wireless appliance... Agent: Mark Rodgers

20100283599 - Power management for wireless devices: A method and apparatus for wireless device power management is provided. The method comprises providing a charge to an intermediate power cell by electrically connecting the intermediate power cell to a power source, disconnecting the intermediate power cell from the power source, and electrically connecting the wireless device to the... Agent: Smyrski Law Group, A Professional Corporation

20100283601 - Medication usage monitoring and reminding device and method: The medication usage monitoring and reminding device and method enables a user to easily monitor usage of medications by weighing the medications using a weighing component, a processing component and an I/O component. Additionally, the device is able to remind a user regarding the medications if the medication has not... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP

20100283602 - System and method for monitoring relative position of moving object: Disclosed are a system and a method for monitoring a relative position of a moving object. The system essentially includes at least one positioning and transmitting device and a signal receiving and processing device, each equipped with a radio frequency identification (RFID) signal transceiver. The RFID signal transceiver of the... Agent: Chi-sheng, Tsai

20100283606 - Building energy consumption analysis system: An energy analysis system provides valuable input into building energy expenditures. The system assists with obtaining a detailed view of how energy consumption occurs in a building, what steps may be taken to lower the energy footprint, and executing detailed energy consumption analyses. The analyses may include, as examples, a... Agent: Accenture Chicago 28164 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100283604 - Device and tamper detection system: Disclosed is a device including: a control section; a tamper detection section to detect changes of predetermined states of a plurality of pre-defined parts of the device, and to output detection information; a storage section to store the detection information, and request information for requesting the tamper detection section to... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100283605 - Induction lamp light fixture: A light fixture for an induction-based light source is described. The light fixture comprises a top cover; a lower cover coupled with the top cover; a lens coupled with the lower cover; a reflector positioned behind the lens; and an induction-based light source positioned between the lens and the reflector,... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100283603 - Pasture management: A plant matter sensor, the sensor includes a pair of parallel spaced apart sensor arms and a control console, a first of the arms having a plurality of emitter means spaced along its length, each emitter configured and arranged to, in use, emit a signal substantially perpendicularly to the arm... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20100283607 - Glass-break shock sensor with validation: An intrusion detector and method for detecting both the breaking of a glass in a window or a door and motion within a protected area. The detector comprises a single sensing section for detecting mechanical impact in a form of an acoustic signal on the window or glass and for... Agent: Honeywell/husch Patent Services

20100283608 - Intrusion warning and reporting network: A system for detection of intrusions and reporting those intrusions, including a plurality of sensors, the plurality of sensors providing a corresponding plurality of detection outputs to a remote controller, the remote controller operative to receive at least one of the plurality of detection outputs and to provide a high... Agent: Honeywell/slw Patent Services

20100283609 - Personal safety system, method, and apparatus: A personal safety system, method, and apparatus provides image, audio, and data capture and transport system (IADCTS) features wherein an electronic device placed on a user can capture data associated with a potential perpetrator of a crime against the user. The electronic device sends the captured data (such as images... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20100283610 - Rearming electronic animal trap with infrared sensor and multiple-killing-plate configuration: An electric or electronic animal trap with a CPU-controlled, rearming, multiple killing plate configuration and automatically resetting interruptible beam sensor for triggering a high voltage cycle. A high-voltage output circuit is connected to killing plates which are activated with a high-voltage pulse train when a pest interrupts the beam signal,... Agent: Jacobson Holman PLLC

20100283612 - Method and apparatus for implementing enhanced signature checking security measures for solar energy systems: Disclosed are a method and a system for securing a device. In a single embodiment or in some embodiments, the system comprises a remote module which comprises a switch electrically connected to an electrical input or an electrical output of the device, a serial link comprising a first attribute and... Agent: VistaIPLaw Group, LLP

20100283611 - Motion detector for detecting tampering and method for detecting tampering: A motion detector and a method for detecting a tampering of the motion detector. The tampering can include a spraying or brushing of a lens of the motion detector. The motion detector comprises a lens, a single sensing section for detecting infrared signals within a protected area, and detecting vibrations... Agent: Honeywell/husch Patent Services

20100283613 - Information sharing in a smart space: Disclosed is an apparatus including a near field communication unit configured to read usage information pertaining to one or more devices within a certain space; and a processing unit configured to forward at least part of said usage information to one or more devices of another space, such as a... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100283614 - Radio frequency identification devices and reader systems: An RFID device such as an RFID tag (2) and method comprising: storing a current read key and a current ownership key; receiving, from the RFID reader system (4), a change read key command and an indication that the RFID reader system (4) holds the current ownership key; and in... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100283615 - Conductive pattern and method of making: A method of forming an electrically-conductive pattern includes selectively electroplating the top portions of a substrate that corresponds to the pattern, and separating the conductive pattern from the substrate. The electroplating may also include electrically connecting the conductive pattern to an electrical component. Conductive ink, such as ink including carbon... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation Amanda Wittine

20100283616 - Device to be worn on the human or animal body for detecting body-related data and method for activating or deactivating such a device: A device to be worn on the human or animal body for detecting body-related data using a detection element for detecting a temperature in or on the device and an element for activating and deactivating the device by taking the detected temperature into account.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100283617 - Diaper alarm system: A diaper alarm system, comprising: at least a diaper, and an alarm system. Wherein, in each diaper is provided with a sensor and a transmitter. Said sensor and said transmitter are located inside said diaper, said sensor is printed on a urine-gathering region and an excrement-gathering region inside said diaper,... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100283618 - Snoring treatment: Health-sensing and health-action devices and systems are generally described. The health-sensing device may include one or more of a sensor, a filter, and a transmitter. The sensor may be configured to sense one or more factors relating to an indicator of a health related condition or occurrence such as snoring... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department

20100283619 - Multi-stage system for verification of container contents: A multi-stage process utilizing one or more radiation sensors on a distributed network for the detection and identification of radiation, explosives, and special materials within a shipping container. The sensors are configured as nodes on the network. The system collects radiation data from one or more nodes. The collected radiation... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20100283620 - Air sampling system: A system and method for sampling air in a controlled environment that includes two or more air sampling devices at different locations within the controlled environment. A controller is provided at a location outside of the controlled environment and in separate air flow communication with each of the two or... Agent: Blank Rome LLP

20100283621 - Comparative pressure monitoring instrument: A comparative pressure monitoring instrument (10) houses a switch (14) having first and second ports (18) and (20), and a high flow impedance 16. The ports (18) and (20) are in fluidal communication with a first pressure source (72) and a second pressure source (82) respectively. The impedance (16) is... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20100283622 - Keyboard module and electronic device using the same: A keyboard module adapted for connecting with a security unit is provided. The keyboard module includes a bottom plate, a plurality of buttons and a flexible circuit board. The buttons are disposed on the bottom plate, and the flexible circuit board is disposed between the bottom plate and the buttons.... Agent: J C Patents

20100283623 - Low-voltage connection with safety circuit and method for determining proper connection polarity: A safety circuit used in low-voltage connecting systems leaves the two low-voltage systems disconnected until it determines that it is safe to make a connection. When the safety circuit determines that no unsafe conditions exist and that it is safe to connect the two low-voltage systems, the safety circuit may... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100283624 - Remote control signal learning and processing by a host device and accessory: Techniques that facilitate the learning and processing of remote control signals by a host device and an accessory. In one set of embodiments, the host device and the accessory can operate in a first mode in which the host device can learn signals from (and thus be remotely operated by)... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100283625 - Remote operation apparatus of working machine: In a remote operation apparatus of a working machine including a working machine side transmission/reception unit (21) and a radio remote operation means (3) having a remote control side transmission/reception unit (31), an ON/OFF control circuit (32) for controlling the operation/non-operation state of the remote control side transmission/reception unit (31)... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP

20100283626 - Coastal monitoring techniques: Method and system for monitoring coastlines includes arranging sensors proximate the coastline, obtaining data about the coastline via the sensors, analyzing the data to determine the presence of a reportable condition relating to passage of an object proximate the coastline, and transmitting the data or a signal indicative of the... Agent: Brian Roffe, Esq

20100283627 - Ceiling-mounted hooking receptacle: The ceiling-mounted hooking receptacle (1) includes a terminal unit (2a) adapted in use to be connected to a DC supply line (Wdc) from an installation site side, a terminal unit (2b) used for a power transmission wiring, and a hooking connection unit (3) adapted in use to detachably be connected... Agent: Cheng Law Group, PLLC

20100283628 - Underwater detection device: An underwater detection device for detecting underwater by transmission and reception of an ultrasonic signal is provided. The device includes a transmission module for transmitting the ultrasonic signal underwater, a reception module for receiving an echo signal of the transmitted ultrasonic signal, a bottom detection module for detecting a bottom... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP

20100283629 - Methods and systems for incrementally obtaining an interpolation of sensor readings: A computerized method includes broadcasting, from a node, a request to a plurality of neighboring nodes, the request triggering the plurality of neighboring nodes to contend for access to a medium to transmit information; receiving, in the node, a priority value from each of the plurality of neighboring nodes; determining... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100283630 - Sports telemetry system for collecting performance metrics and data: Systems and methods for collecting sports data are disclosed, which include measuring, at one or more sensor modules mounted, affixed, or embedded on at least one sports participant, data corresponding to identification, movement, position, or condition of the at least one sports participant; broadcasting, from one or more telemetry modules... Agent: Feldman Gale, P.A.

20100283631 - Smart stop sign system: A stop sign system that promotes safer, more orderly and more efficient vehicular and pedestrian traffic at intersections, which are barely or not eligible for traffic signal lights, by integrating a simple and easy-to-understand new lighting system into the familiar stop sign with automatic and manual controls. This system also... Agent: Alton Bryant

20100283633 - Camera system for use in vehicle parking: A method for assisting in parallel parking includes providing a vehicle with a forward-looking camera and/or a backward-looking camera. The camera is used to capture an image of a parking area including at least one unoccupied parking space and a plurality of parking spaces occupied by other vehicles. A homography... Agent: Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

20100283634 - Control device for a display device of a parking device, and method for displaying: A control device for a display device of a parking device has: an interface to a first detection device for detecting a parking space when laterally passing the parking space; an interface to a second detection device for detecting a front and/or rear boundary of a parking space when driving... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100283632 - Parking assist apparatus and method: A parking assisting apparatus and method that can precisely estimate the orientation of a parking space. A parking assisting apparatus for assisting parking a vehicle includes an obstacle detecting mechanism that detects an obstacle near the vehicle and an orientation information acquiring mechanism that acquires information as to an orientation... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100283635 - Avionics display system and method for generating flight information pertaining to neighboring aircraft: Embodiments of a process are provided suitable for implementation by an avionics display system deployed on a host aircraft and including a monitor. In one embodiment, the process includes the step of receiving air traffic data indicative of a first flight characteristic pertaining to a neighboring aircraft. The first flight... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100283637 - Cloud image replacement for terrain display: A method and apparatus for displaying an image of terrain obtained from a position above the terrain. An image of an object is detected in the image of the terrain for an object that is positioned between the terrain and the position above the terrain. The detected image of the... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20100283636 - Multi-function switches for a display: Momentary multi-state/mode information switches, (e.g., all, some, or no information), and control switches (e.g., on, auto, off), are disclosed in accordance with an embodiment. In one implementation, ‘some’ information display involves intermediate ‘filtered’ or otherwise processed levels of information, that may dynamically change as a function of time, position, circumstance,... Agent: The Boeing Company C/o Sawyer Law Group, P.C.

11/04/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20100277271 - Alarm system for use over satellite broadband: The present invention allows an alarm monitoring to use satellite broadband services as a data link for communication between an alarms system and a monitoring station, middleware provider, individual user, or other alarm monitor. Standard alarm system protocols are modified to make the communication protocol compatible with the features of... Agent: Robert Platt Bell Registered Patent Attorney

20100277270 - Method of remotely configuring a controller responsive to wireless signals: A method of remotely configuring a controller responsive to wireless signals includes entering a controller programming mode from a regular mode in response to at least one wireless signal corresponding to a first click pattern from a switch. The controller provides a first notification to indicate a first selected configurable... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds/masco Corporation

20100277272 - Security system and method for granting access: A method for granting access with a touch sensitive display is provided. The method includes displaying a security access interface on a touch sensitive display, wherein the security access interface has at least one polyhedron object; changing the at least one polyhedron object from a first state to a second... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100277276 - System for regulating access to a resource: A system for regulating access to a resource by a plurality of users is provided. The system comprises: a plurality of portable access keys, each being provided to one of the users and having an associated variable access parameter; an access barrier, having an open state allowing passage through and... Agent: Ballard Spahr LLP

20100277273 - System and method for assigning driver status to a spare key and for programming the spare key to a vehicle: In at least one embodiment, a method and device for assigning a driver status of one of a primary driver and a secondary driver to a spare key is provided. A controller is configured to receive a first key identification signal from a first key indicative of the driver status... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C./fgtl

20100277274 - System and method of issuing patient identification devices: A system and method of issuing patient identification devices to patients in a self service fashion at a provider facility. The system includes a processor for obtaining first patient identification information from a patient, for retrieving second patient identification information from patient records, for positively identifying the patient by comparing... Agent: Paul W. Martin

20100277277 - Mobile tool facility: A mobile tool facility is provided having a container configured to be moved to a plurality of locations. A portal system is positioned in an interior of the container and spaced from a container end allowing access to the portal system. The portal system is operable to control access into... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP

20100277275 - Method and system for a recognition system having a verification recognition system: A method and system for performing computer implemented recognition is disclosed. In one method embodiment, the present invention first accesses user input stored in a memory of a mobile device. On the mobile device, the present invention performs a coarse recognition process on the user input to generate a coarse... Agent: Palm C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100277278 - Contactless biometric authentication system and authentication method: A system of authentication is provided including several personal authentication devices, one terminal including biometric means so arranged as to generate biometric information on the user, wireless communication means so arranged as to transmit biometric information without contact between each personal authentication device and the terminal, each personal authentication device... Agent: Seyfarth Shaw LLP

20100277279 - Rfid privacy protection method and apparatus: A Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) privacy protection method and apparatus is provided. The RFID privacy protection method includes: receiving a password of a tag; reading a code value from the tag; performing authentication of a user with respect to the tag using the code value and the password; and deactivating... Agent: Ampacc Law Group

20100277282 - Radio frequency identification tag: A radio frequency identification (RFID) tag includes an RFID block; a battery; and a control unit configured to control to supply an internal power for use in the RFID block by using a radio frequency (RF) signal or by using a battery voltage, which is a voltage of the battery.... Agent: Ip & T Law Firm PLC

20100277281 - Rfid tag and method for driving the same: A RFID tag includes a voltage multiplication unit configured to generate an internal voltage in response to a RF signal inputted through an antenna, a power level detection unit configured to detect a voltage level of the internal voltage to generate a power level detection signal, a memory block, and... Agent: Ip & T Law Firm PLC

20100277280 - Systems and methods for relaying information with rfid tags: Data from one or more sensors may be collected using a first band of a multi-band RFID tag device and then passed on to a remote receiver from the RFID tag device using a second RF band. This capability may be employed to allow a first band-equipped RFID tag to... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP

20100277284 - Data separation in high density environments: Systems and methods for data separation, which may be employed to receive and process RFID tag data in RF signal environments where multiple RFID tags are tracked, localized and/or employed to transmit information. The disclosed systems and methods may be implemented for data separation in a high density aRFID environment... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP

20100277283 - Systems and methods for rfid tag operation: A RFID tag system may be configured as a tag having a first band (e.g., multiple channel-based NBFM frequency band) transceiver to allow field programmability of tag behavior and onboard tag data. The RFID tag system may be configured to collect data from one or more local sensors through the... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP

20100277286 - Synchronization of devices in a rfid communications environment: An adaptive wakeup methodology may be implemented to allow an radio frequency identification (RFID) tag to stay synchronized with periodic radio frequency (RF) interrogator polling signal while at the same time optimizing power consumption. A receiver (or transceiver) component of a RFID tag may only be operated when an interrogator... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP

20100277285 - Systems and methods for communication with rfid tags: Communication between a multi-band RFID tag device that communicates on first and second bands with other devices may be enabled, using a bidirectional communication bridging device that converts first band signals of the RFID tag device to third band signals of another device, and vice-versa. Examples of third band-capable devices... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP

20100277287 - Communication data protection method based on symmetric key encryption in rfid system, and apparatus for enabling the method: A communication data protection method based on symmetric key encryption, and an apparatus for enabling the method are provided. A communication data protection method using a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) reader, the method including: receiving, from a tag, tag information including security parameter information and an encrypted Unique Item Identifier... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100277288 - High-tensile belt-type tag and wireless radio frequency identification system employing the same: A high-tensile belt-type tag including a belt, a high-tensile transmission line, an antenna and a radio frequency identification (RFID) chip is provided, wherein the belt includes a belt body and a retaining ring. The belt body is suitable to slip into an opening of the retaining ring and preventing the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100277289 - Device and method for suppressing a transmitted signal in a receiver of an rfid writing/reading device: A device for operating an RFID writing/reading device with transmitted signal suppression includes the RFID writing/reading device and a reflection modulator. The RFID writing/reading device includes a transmitter, a receiver with a signal processor, a directional coupler with a first, a second, a third and a fourth port, and an... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100277290 - Post sleeve assembly: A post sleeve provides a substantially permanent base for supporting a post for a fence or sign, and from which one post can be removed and replaced with another post. The sleeve includes a concrete body that is poured on site, using a sleeve core prepositioned in the post hole,... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100277291 - Detection of fast poll responses in a twacs inbound receiver: A method for use in a power line communication systems for an electrical distribution system (1) to quickly and accurately poll electrical meters (6) installed at user facilities to determine if an outage has occurred at a facility. An outbound communications message is transmitted to the meter at the facility... Agent: Polster, Lieder, Woodruff & Lucchesi, L.c.

20100277292 - Method for automatic standby response to reduce pilot workload: A method of communication comprises receiving a text message, starting a response timer, and monitoring transmission of a response message. If the response message has not been transmitted, it is determined whether the response timer has reached a timing threshold. If not, monitoring for transmission of the response message continues.... Agent: Honeywell/fogg Patent Services

20100277293 - Capacitor coupled ethernet: A system and method for enabling power applications over a single conductor pair. In one embodiment, data transformers are coupled to a single conductor pair using one or more direct current (DC) blocking elements that preserve an alternating current path. Power is injected onto the single conductor pair after the... Agent: Law Office Of Duane S. Kobayashi

20100277294 - Power supply apparatus and power supply method: Provided is a power supply apparatus including a power storage for storing power supplied through a bus line connected to the power supply apparatus, on which bus line an information signal representing information is superposed over the power. The power supply apparatus also includes a signal blocker for blocking the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100277295 - Lighting device with selectable output level switching: Various techniques are provided for implementing a lighting device with selectable output level switching. In one example, a lighting device includes a light source, a controller adapted to provide one or more signals to control the operation of the light source, a power terminal adapted to receive a power source,... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100277296 - Method of an apparatus for sensing the unauthorized movement of vehicles and the like and generating an alarm or warning of vehicle theft: An improved motion sensing and alarm technique and apparatus for monitoring unauthorized movement of vehicles or the like and notifying the owner thereof, wherein the motion sensors in the vehicle are microprocessor controlled to be automatically armed when the owner is not in the vicinity of the vehicle, but disarmed... Agent: Iandiorio Teska & Coleman

20100277297 - Driver assistance system and method for operating same: A driver assistance system and method for operating a driver assistance system, the driver assistance system provides a plurality of distance sensors, in particular ultrasonic sensors, which are spatially distributed and communicate with each other with the aid of a data bus. The sensors have an identical design and may... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100277298 - Detection system and method thereof: A detection system and method for detecting an object adjacent a vehicle is provided, wherein the detection system includes a plurality of thermopile sensors and a processor. The plurality of thermopile sensors include a first thermopile sensor and second thermopile sensor. The detection system further includes a processor in communicative... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc

20100277299 - Instrument panel and method for displaying a first symbol and a second symbol: An automobile instrument panel includes display means with a display area. First and second symbols may be displayed in the display area to convey safety information. The duration of display of a symbol may be different depending upon whether it is an acute safety symbol or a normal safety symbol.... Agent: Johnson Controls, Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder PC

20100277300 - Configurable controller and interface for home sma, phone and multimedia: A single platform for controller functionality for each of security, monitoring and automation, as well as providing a capacity to function as a bidirectional Internet gateway, is provided. Embodiments of the present invention provide such functionality by virtue of a configurable architecture that enables a user to adapt the system... Agent: Campbell Stephenson LLP

20100277301 - Network to alarm panel simulator for voip: The present invention provides for a system and method for providing a signal to a communication system comprising an interface between a communication link and the communication system, like an alarm system, wherein the interface receives a signal from the communication link and provides a signal indicative of the availability... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Jw Attn: Patent Docketing

20100277302 - Method, system and apparatus for activation of a home security, monitoring and automation controller: Embodiments of the present invention provide a single platform that provides controller functionality for each of security, monitoring and automation, as well as providing a capacity to function as a bidirectional Internet gateway. Embodiments of the present invention provide such functionality by virtue of a configurable architecture that enables a... Agent: Campbell Stephenson LLP

20100277303 - System and method for dynamically displaying weather-related health information: This specification discloses the system and method for dynamically displaying weather-related health information. It establishes an item table database to actively collect weather data and analyze them according to the item table, thereby providing weather-related health information. It solves the problem of time-consuming and complicated searching in the prior art... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100277304 - Wake-up system and method for an electronic apparatus: An electronic device may include a wireless transceiver for establishing a wireless interface with a wireless transceiver of another device. The electronic device may further include a wake-up assembly including a permanent magnet that generates a magnet field and a sensor that outputs a signal corresponding to sensed magnetic field.... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100277305 - Wireless ultrasound probe asset tracking: A wireless ultrasound probe has a probe case enclosing a transducer array, an acquisition circuit, a transceiver and a battery. The probe also includes a loudspeaker which produces audible sounds as a function of the range between the wireless probe and a host system. When the probe is within a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100277307 - Municipal operations monitoring and alert system: Methods and systems for efficient network and device-based monitoring and response to municipality functions, operations, infrastructure and utilities uses automated notifications of municipal agents or employees of municipal operations information. Notifications are delivered according to pre-defined rules, a hierarchical structure of categories to organize alerts and information in a logical... Agent: Roetzel & Andress

20100277308 - Measurement-based wireless device system level management: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide system level management to a wireless device using measurements. In various embodiments, a system level manager independent of the operating system of a wireless device may be configured to determine relevant metrics to obtain measurements, based at least in part on the quality of... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20100277310 - Information notifying apparatus, mobile apparatus, information notifying system, information notifying method, message outputting method, information notification control program and mobile apparatus control program: An information notifying apparatus includes: a first position information obtaining unit obtaining a first position information indicating a first current position of a mobile apparatus from the mobile apparatus; a calculating unit generating notified information corresponding to the first position based on the first position information; and an information transmitting... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100277309 - Position detection: Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to methods, devices, and systems for position detections of an individual. One method to detect a position of an individual includes creating a zone map by mapping locations of a number of fixed sensors in a zone and signal strengths of a number of... Agent: Brooks, Cameron & Huebsch , PLLC

20100277311 - System and method for information communications: A method for locating a displaced person enables a third party tracker to track and locate a person by way of a personal transmitter, otherwise usable to order and pay for goods and/or services. The personal transmitter is normally used to remotely transmit order and/or payment preference data to a... Agent: Meroni & Meroni, P.C.

20100277306 - Wireless occupancy sensing with accessible location power switching: A system including an accessible electrical box; a wireless receiver to receive a wireless signal from an occupancy sensor; a power switch to control power to a load; and a controller to control the power switch in response to the wireless signal. The wireless receiver, controller, and power switch are... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom PC - Leviton

20100277314 - Alarm apparatus: An apparatus (1) for use in a multi user environment for alerting people of a predefined schedule of tasks to be undertaken. The apparatus (1) comprises a clock (2), a memory (3) for storing a schedule of alarm times and an arrangement (4) for comparing a current clock time against... Agent: SmirmanIPLaw, PLLC

20100277315 - Controller and interface for home security, monitoring and automation having customizable audio alerts for sma events: A single platform for controller functionality for each of security, monitoring and automation, as well as providing a capacity to function as a bidirectional Internet gateway, is provided. Embodiments of the present invention provide such functionality by virtue of a configurable architecture that enables a user to adapt the system... Agent: Campbell Stephenson LLP

20100277312 - In-line high-throughput contraband detection system: A contraband detection system includes a first contraband detection apparatus designed to perform a first scan on an object and a second contraband detection apparatus positioned in-line with the first contraband detection apparatus to perform a second scan on the object. A computer is included in the contraband detection system... Agent: Patent Docket Department Armstrong Teasdale LLP

20100277313 - Light emitting device history log: A system and method are provided for presenting an apparatus history using a light emitting device (LED) log. The method provides an apparatus user interface (UI) including a plurality of LEDs and presents an LED log. The LED log emits light as a chronological sequence of a first LED pattern... Agent: Law Office Of Gerald Maliszewski

20100277316 - Lighting device: The invention provides a lighting device (1) comprising one or more light sources (10) arranged to generate light, an accommodating device (5) having an external boundary (2) which is at least partly translucent and is arranged to accommodate the one or more light sources and a controller (40). The lighting... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100277317 - Methods and apparatus for providing notifications in a media system: A system to convey user alert messages is disclosed. The system may have a alert service coupled between alert providers and a number of households. After receiving in the alert service an alert message from an alert provider, the alert service may alter the alert message to identify the household... Agent: Patent Department Rovi Corporation

20100277319 - Radio frequency identification tag identification system: A conveyor system for processing items on which radio frequency identification tags are disposed has a conveyor that conveys items through a path of travel, and an antenna disposed proximate the path of travel. Circuitry in communication with the antenna may associate RFID tag data with a package on the... Agent: Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLPIPDepartment

20100277321 - Rfid detection system and methods for enhanced marketing: Systems and methods are disclosed for interactively marketing product information to an end user by monitoring the three-dimensional position of a radio-frequency identification (RFID) tag associated with an object within and around a merchandising display. The system includes a detector/reader incorporating circuitry for detecting changes in the three-dimensional position of... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP

20100277320 - Rfid keypad assemblies: The present invention relates to RFID keypad assemblies and, more particularly, to embodiments of RFID keypad assemblies having two or more keys, such as keys that are depressible by a person's finger, each key being associated with a RFID transmitter and capable of enabling the transmitter to transmit a signal... Agent: Robert Plotkin, PC

20100277318 - Rfid tag system with block coding, such as space-time block coding: 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

20100277322 - Transmit-only electronic article surveillance system and method: An anti-theft security system that utilizes an electronic article surveillance (EAS) beacon that emits an electromagnetic field that a corresponding security tag transponder detects in determining whether to set off onboard transponder alarms or to remain dormant. The EAS beacon is a self-contained beacon that can be easily installed at... Agent: Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow, Ltd.

20100277323 - Anti-theft tag for an elongate member: An anti-theft tag includes a housing constructed and arranged to support an electronic article surveillance (EAS) sensor and at least one adhesive tape member carried by and extending from the housing. The at least one adhesive tape member is constructed and arranged to be positioned between a first state to... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC

20100277324 - Diaper with urine sensor: A diaper with urine sensor, where at least a sensing line is laid on the surface of absorption layer of the diaper, and a bag is arranged nearby either end of the diaper and covered partially onto the sensing line, then a fixed urine sensor is arranged within the bag,... Agent: Justin Yeh

20100277325 - Electrical fire prevention from over-temperature conditions: An electrical device including a heat sensing interrupter to enable a load to be selectively coupled to or disconnected from a power source in accordance with a level of a sensed temperature includes a relay assembly operable between a closed state when the sensed temperature is below a predetermined limit... Agent: Tutunjian & Bitetto, P.C.

20100277326 - Method and system for monitoring portable communication devices: A method of supporting portable digital devices includes providing each device with an installed service application. The service application for each device monitors operational parameters associated with other applications that are running on the device. When a monitored parameter suggests a device operational problem, the service application generates an alert,... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20100277327 - Digital electronic apparatus: A digital electronic apparatus includes a touch display panel, an active touch pen and a power shortage reminding module. The active touch pen is suitable for inputting signals to the touch display panel. The power shortage reminding module is disposed in one of the touch display panel and the active... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100277328 - Force-sensitive presence detectors and methods of detecting presence: A force-sensitive presence detection system, detector, and detection method are provided. The detector includes a substantially flat water-proof enclosure, having disposed therein an electrically isolating layer disposed between first and second conductive layers, wherein the electrically isolating layer has a plurality of contact regions formed therein to enable the first... Agent: Mills & Onello LLP

20100277331 - Method and device for monitoring negative pressure loss in a negative pressure generating device: A device for generating an negative pressure comprises a plurality of ejectors and a receiving device therefor. The receiving device comprises at least one connection for a compressed air line, the connection protruding into a compressed air distribution system to which a compressed air channel of each ejector can be... Agent: Dreiss, Fuhlendorf, Steimle & Becker

20100277329 - Monitoring a flexible power cable: An offshore monitoring system, for an electrical power cable connected between a fixed point and a movable point, or for an electrical power cable connecting two movable points. The system comprises at least one optical fiber acting as a continuously distributed strain measurement sensor attached to or arranged in said... Agent: Venable LLP

20100277330 - Optical code reader: An optical code reader includes a manually operated focusing distance adjustment mechanism, which includes an electronic memory of a configuration parameter representing the desired focusing distance.... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - PhiladelphiaIPDepartment

20100277332 - Attachable and interchangable stud finder: The present invention relates to a mountable stud locating device for locating a stud comprising: a stud locating mechanism; a LED indicator, where the LED indicator lights upon location of the stud; a mounting mechanism to mount the locating device on a hand held device; and a laser beam for... Agent: Law Office Of Jerry D. Haynes , P.a

20100277333 - System and method for automatically adjusting a lighting atmosphere based on presence detection: The invention relates to a feeding device (1) for introducing a piece of linen (12) to be ironed into an ironing unit by means of suction, the feeding device (1) being provided with a suction shaft (3) into which the piece of linen (12) can be sucked and a top... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100277334 - Communication system for emergency transmissions and method thereof: A communication system for emergency transmissions and method thereof are disclosed. The communication system comprises a determination unit, a location detector, a message unit, and a wireless transceiver. The determination unit calculates an earthquake magnitude of an earthquake detected by a sensor, and determines whether the earthquake magnitude reaches a... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100277335 - Presentation of visual information: A method includes capturing at a first device electrical energy of electromagnetic waves transmitted by a second device. The method further includes using the captured electrical energy for causing a modification of a visual appearance of a display component. In addition to the wireless power, the visual appearance may depend... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100277336 - Charge indicator circuit and electronic device using the same: A charge indicator circuit for indicating an electronic device charged by an inputted charge electric potential includes an interface unit, a switch unit connected to the interface unit; a processor unit connected to the switch unit, and an indicator unit connected to the switch unit. The charge electric potential is... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100277337 - Directional touch remote: The present system and method is particularly useful for remotely controlling a device having one or more menus via a remote touch interface having at least an unstructured primary input area. A user can provide inputs to a touch interface without needing to view the interface and yet still achieve... Agent: Apple Inc.

20100277339 - Precision location methods and systems: Systems and methods are described herein for determining the location of a transmitter by jointly and collectively processing the full sampled signal data from a plurality of receivers to form a single solution.... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP

20100277338 - System and method for positioning and tracking mobiles within a structure: Method and a system for positioning and tracking a mobile within an infrastructure. The method includes transmitting, from a first aerial, a first signal generated in accordance with a first characteristic for addressing specifically a first mobile, and the first aerial located at a position outside of the infrastructure; upon... Agent: Maier & Maier, PLLC

20100277340 - Lighting control architecture: A system and method of lighting protocol and architecture to control lighting parameters, consisting of an X-byte data packet with command, addressing, Hue, Saturation, and Intensity selection, and fading control whereby commands set a remote device state with no need for a constant stream of data, each fixture computing its... Agent: Patent Law Offices Of Rick Martin, PC

20100277341 - Methods and apparatus for monitoring a plurality of worksites: Embodiments provide methods for monitoring a plurality of worksites at a facility, the methods including transporting a central monitoring station package to the facility, seating a transport container, stationing worksite monitoring equipment packages at the worksites, connecting communication links from the worksite monitoring equipment packages to central monitoring station equipment,... Agent: Moore Landrey

20100277342 - Method and system for providing data communication in continuous glucose monitoring and management system: Method and apparatus for providing a data stream generator that generates a data stream associated with a monitored analyte level, and a radio frequency logic portion operatively coupled to the data stream generator, the radio frequency logic portion configured to generate a radio frequency data stream based on the data... Agent: Jackson & Co., LLP

20100277343 - Vehicle-mounted device, output propriety judgment method, communication system and program: An utterance type vehicle-mounted device (200) is mounted on a vehicle traveling on a road and provided with a communication processing unit for receiving information from a roadside apparatus (100) set on a road side and an information reproduction unit (information output unit) for outputting the information received by the... Agent: Robinson Intellectual Property Law Office, P.C.

20100277344 - Reflector pole: The invention relates to a Reflector pole (1), which is used as a road marker, a road boundary, a sign pole or for similar applications related to road or pedestrian traffic, comprising a main body (2), featuring at least one light active field (3). According to the invention the light... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100277347 - Aircraft uplink message response prompt: A method for prompting an operator to reply to a first data link message before it expires includes receiving the first data link message, storing the first data link message, starting a timer at an initial timer value when the first data link message is received, determining whether a response... Agent: Honeywell/fogg Patent Services

20100277346 - Slat skew detection system: An apparatus comprises a sensor system, a flexible line, and a sensor. The sensor system is capable of detecting skew in at least some of a plurality of control surfaces for a vehicle. The flexible line extends across a number of interfaces for a portion of the plurality of control... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20100277345 - Vehicle-based threat detection system: A vehicle-based threat detection system (10) for detecting weapons in a vehicle includes at least one sensor (12) in a cargo holding area of the vehicle. The sensor (12) is connected to at least one detector (14) that detects presence of a weapon in the cargo holding area. A warning... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.

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