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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 05/09/2013 > 37 patent applications in 27 patent subcategories.
20130113601 - Obstacle detection for visually impaired persons: Systems, components, and methods are described for obstacle detection by visually impaired users. A system can include a support element, such as a mobility cane, and one or more object sensors such as sonar, lidar, RF, or radar sensors. A system can also include a control system. A user interface... Agent: The Quality Of Life Plus (ql+) Program
20130113602 - System, method and apparatus for creating and maintaining biometric secure safe deposit boxes, and similar containers and facilities: A method for commissioning a collection of electronic locks by inserting the same electronic key into each of the locks and recording in the electronic key an internal code unique to that lock which identifies the lock and is needed to open the lock and a method for biometrically permitting... Agent: The Gilbertson Group, Inc.
20130113603 - Access control system for a gate or a door: A method to access a control system for a gate or a door, wherein the control system includes a fingerprint sensor, a scanner for capturing a fingerprint as a user identifier for a user, a sensor element for activating the scanner and a computer unit, which stores a number of... Agent: Sommer Antriebs-und Funktechnik Gmbh
20130113604 - Valet remote paging systems and methods: Systems and methods for valet and driver paging are disclosed. The valet paging system comprises a detachable driver device and a valet device. Both the driver and valet devices have transceivers which enable direct, two-way communication between the valet attendants and the drivers. Drivers and valet personnel are able to... Agent:
20130113608 - Method and apparatus for optimizing management and configuration of radio frequency identification readers: A host server may optimize configurations of a set of readers under its control. The server assigns a multicast address to each reader in the set. Once connected, the server sends a multicast message to each reader assigned to the multicast address or to each reader within a given address... Agent: Symbol Technologies, Inc.
20130113610 - Multistatic antenna configuration for radio frequency identification (rfid) systems: Methods and apparatuses for configuring antennae of radio frequency identification reader systems. In one aspect of an embodiment, a radio frequency identification (RFID) reader system, includes: a receiver; a radio frequency (RF) source for signal transmission; and a switch matrix coupled with the receiver and the radio frequency sources to... Agent: Alien Technology Corporation
20130113606 - Passive wireless article with passcode touch sensor array: Mechanisms are provided, in a portable wireless device, for enabling transmission of stored data from the portable wireless device. The portable wireless device receives an interrogation signal requesting that the portable wireless device transmit stored data. The portable wireless device detects, in response to receiving the interrogation signal, a pattern... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130113607 - Rfid object location system and method: A RFID object location system for tracking relative object location for performing analysis and evaluation of game plays. The system includes a ball object containing an embedded RFID tag, one or more readers for tracking and monitoring the location of the ball object during a game play, a client device... Agent:
20130113605 - Securing radio-frequency identification systems: In one embodiment, a method includes, by a base station, communicating a challenge to a transponder through a first communication link; and establishing a second communication link with the transponder. The second communication link is a capacitive link. The method also includes receiving a first response to the challenge through... Agent:
20130113609 - Systems and methods for transmitting data using near field communications: A data transmission system comprising a data bridge, a reader device, and a network access system. The data bridge comprises an RFID system, a network system, a memory module, and a processor operatively connected between the RFID system and the network system. The data bridge system operates in a first... Agent:
20130113611 - Data transmission method in passive communication system: This invention relates to a data transmission method in a passive communication system being wirelessly powered up and being passively operable, without using its own power, for data transmission and reception, such as in a passive RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) communication system, which is capable of effectively configuring a message... Agent: Korea University Research And Business Foundation
20130113612 - Wireless communication system for paging, locating and/or communicating with an object: A wireless communication system includes a hand-held transmitter for selectively transmitting at least one wireless signal, and a remote receiver unit including a remote receiver mounted to a strap and receiving the wireless signal. The remote receiver includes a sound generator which is actuated and volume adjusted using the hand-held... Agent:
20130113613 - Collision avoidance detection arrangement: A detector arrangement for detecting the presence of objects to the rear or the front of a vehicle.... Agent:
20130113614 - Systems and methods for vehicle door clearance zone projection: A system and associated method for detecting an obstacle in a door clearance zone and warning vehicle occupants about the obstacle. The system includes sensors for generating signals for detecting an obstacle, and a controller for processing the signals. The controller provides an indication that an obstacle has been detected... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20130113615 - Apparatus and method for providing real-time information using analysis factor based on road and traffic conditions: Provided is an apparatus and method for providing real-time information using an analysis factor of road and traffic conditions. The real-time information service apparatus may include a calculating unit to calculate at least one of a topographical factor related to a road and a behavioral factor related to a speed,... Agent: Thinkware Systems Corporation
20130113616 - Methods and apparatus for system monitoring: Improved systems and techniques for identification and resolution of conditions affecting an information technology system. When an alert is received, it is identified as actionable or non-actionable and, if non-actionable, is subjected to a waiting time before a trouble ticket is created. If the alert has cleared by the time... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130113617 - Safety detection alarm device: A safety detection alarm device for a ladder includes a control alarm unit and a sensor unit. A load sensor module, a voltage detection sensor module or an angle detection sensor module of the sensor unit is installed on the ladder. The load sensor module of the sensor unit is... Agent:
20130113618 - Multipath transport data and control signaling: An example of a method for illuminating intelligent road markers to identify the location of a road user according to the disclosure includes: receiving a position identification message at a first intelligent road marker from a position identification unit associated with a road user; selecting one or more intelligent road... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130113619 - Kitchen sanitization compliance monitoring system: A kitchen sanitization compliance monitoring system comprises kitchen staff badges, food prep table beacons associated with food prep tables or areas, dispenser beacons associated with sanitization dispensers, and a central unit for wirelessly communicating with the badges.... Agent: Ultraclenz, LLC
20130113620 - Monitoring apparatus: There is provided an apparatus for monitoring a wearer of a breathing apparatus, comprising a pressure detecting device and a mobile monitoring unit. The pressure detecting device comprises a pressure transducer arranged to detect a pressure of a gas supply of the breathing apparatus; and a wireless transmitter arranged to... Agent: Draeger Safety Uk Limited
20130113621 - Animal training apparatus for locating collar transceiver using gps and method of controlling the same: Disclosed herein are an animal training apparatus for locating a collar transceiver using a Global Positioning System (GPS), and a method of controlling the the same. The animal training apparatus includes a portable device, and a collar transceiver. The portable device includes a portable device GPS reception unit, a key... Agent:
20130113623 - Apparatus and method for path finding in multimodes: Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for path finding in multimodes. The apparatus for path finding in multimodes includes: a location-tracking unit that tracks current locations of a plurality of terminals to generate a plurality of pieces of location information; a path-finding unit that receives a path-finding request for... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20130113622 - Method and system for tracking and managing animals and/or food products: Embodiments of a method and system are described for tracking and managing animals and/or food products. Identification data and location data for animals is entered into a computer system. A data service provider may collect this data and transmit it to a data trustee. The data trustee may filter the... Agent: Mwi Veterinary Supply Co.
20130113624 - Multi-tiered predator protection device: A device for protecting property from predators without a physical barrier or obstacle to entry. The device includes a plurality of warning elements and at least one motion sensor. The sensor is configured to initiate a systematic escalating sequence of activation of warning elements responsive to detection of a predator... Agent:
20130113625 - System and method for beyond perimeter detection and early warning: A system for beyond perimeter detection and early warning may comprise multiple sensors positioned in a first field, a number of reflectors positioned in a second field outside a first perimeter defined by the first field, and one or more transceivers. Each transceiver may comprise a transmitter to transmit radio... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation
20130113626 - Real time physical asset inventory management through triangulation of video data capture event detection and database interrogation: A surveillance system monitors a monitored vessel containing hidden resources. When activity is determined as occurring within a vicinity of the monitored vessel, an alert is issued to monitoring personnel. Personnel can then obtain a current image of the hidden resource within the monitored vessel. Upon receiving the current image... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130113627 - Merchandise tags with removal detection for theft prevention: Security tags such as hang tags are provided for mounting on merchandise in a retail setting. The security tags include a substrate, an RFID chip, an antenna, and a protection circuit. The chip is affixed to the substrate, while the antenna and the protection circuit are electrically connected to the... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation
20130113628 - System and method for data anomaly detection process in assessments: A method, computer program product, and computer system for detecting cheating in an assessment. Brainwaves of a user are identified. An attention level of the user is determined with the identified brainwaves. The attention level of the user is analyzed. An action of the user is classified as a cheating... Agent:
20130113629 - Phase sensitive coherent otdr with multi-frequency interrogation: A fiber optic sensor system includes a coherent-detection optical time domain reflectometry system to extract phase information from optical signals returned from a fiber optic sensor arrangement in response to a plurality of interrogating pulses. The system includes a frequency-shifting circuit to repeatedly translate the frequency of an optical pulse... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20130113632 - Health management devices and methods: Methods and devices and systems including a data collection module for receiving and storing analyte data over a predetermined time period from a subject, a user interface unit coupled to the data collection module for providing one or more indication related to the analyte data, a control unit coupled to... Agent: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
20130113631 - Systems and methods for generating power through the flow of water: A remote water meter monitoring system is provided. A mesh network-type transceiver unit is coupled to a water meter housing having a water counting mechanism inside to transmit water consumption information as well as other sensor information, such as backflow detection, water pressure, and water metrics (e.g., residual chlorine and... Agent: Fairfax County Water Authority
20130113630 - Temperature compensated frequency adjustment in a meter reading endpoint: The presently disclosed subject matter is directed to methods and apparatus enabling production of a stable output from a phase locked loop (PLL) circuit. A crystal controlled oscillator provides a reference signal to the PLL circuit. Temperature variations associated with the crystal cause variations in the operating frequency of the... Agent: Itron, Inc.
20130113633 - Reduce speed ahead information delivery: A navigation system provides a position of the vehicle on a segment of a roadway and identities a change in speed limit relative to the current segment of the roadway. A traffic sign recognition system determines a speed limit information presentation zone of the current segment of the roadway after... Agent:
20130113634 - Light emitting diode road flare device: An LED road flare device provides an outer protective structure substantially in the form of a box-like rounded triangle. The outer protective structure comprises a first portion, which is a light-transparent enclosure having a plurality of LEDs disposed within it, and a second portion, which is a light-opaque resilient overlay... Agent:
20130113635 - System and method for displaying a velocity rate-of-change indicator: Avionics display system is provided for deployment onboard an aircraft and includes an air traffic data source that provides the avionics display system with data indicative of at least position and velocity of a neighboring aircraft. The system comprises a cockpit display system, and a monitor included within the cockpit... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20130113636 - Apparatus and method for automatically applying meteorological information for aircraft traffic control: An apparatus for automatically applying meteorological information includes a meteorological information classifying unit configured to automatically classify various types of meteorological information discriminately depending on their formats; and a meteorological information parsing unit configured to perform parsing to cut meteorological information classified by the meteorological information classifying unit. Further, the... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institue
20130113637 - Apparatus and method for providing position information, and user terminal and method for outputting position information: Provided are an apparatus and method for providing position information, and a user terminal and method for outputting position information. The apparatus for providing position information includes a first position information calculator configured to calculate first position information of mobile object using at least three signals received from at least... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute05/02/2013 > 56 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories.
20130106568 - Simultaneous acquisition of biometric data and nucleic acid: Disclosed are devices and methods for collection and analyzing biological samples containing nucleic acid in conjunction with collecting at least one ridge and valley signature of a test subject, while keeping the sample and signature associated with each other. Such devices and methods are used in forensic, human identification, screening,... Agent: Life Technologies Corporation
20130106569 - Vehicle activity module: Systems and methods are disclosed for maintaining security and data gathering for a number of vehicles. The systems include a vehicle activity module for each of the vehicles. The vehicle activity module has a wireless transmitter, a storage device, at least one sensor for receiving event information from identification devices,... Agent: Sentrilock, LLC
20130106570 - Security system and method: A security system includes an input unit, a storage unit, and a comparing unit. The user may input a password by means of the input unit. The comparing unit compares the inputted password with a predetermined password stored in the storage unit to check for a match. In addition, the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130106571 - Apparatus and method for automatically booting up electronic device: In a computerized method for automatically booting up an electronic device when a battery used by the electronic device is replaced, a unique Identification (ID) of the battery is detected when a battery is installed or reinstalled into a battery compartment of the electronic device. The detected unique ID is... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20130106572 - Vehicle activity module: Systems and methods are disclosed for maintaining security and data gathering for a number of vehicles. The systems include a vehicle activity module for each of the vehicles. The vehicle activity module has a wireless transmitter, a storage device, at least one sensor for receiving event information from identification devices,... Agent: Sentrilock, LLC
20130106573 - Room privacy notification: The present invention provides a method and device whereby the occupant of a room can notify those outside the room that the occupant prefers no one enter the room, entry occur only after knocking, or unrestricted entry. Commonly understood symbolism is utilized so that a red indicator notifies that no... Agent:
20130106574 - Sign and system for display of environmental conditions: A sign (10) for display of an environmental condition, including a display surface (12) having at least one scale (16) indicating levels (16.1 to 16.6) of the environmental condition. At least one indicator (14) is provided which is movable over the at least one scale (16) to provide a visual... Agent: Adco International Pty Ltd.
20130106578 - Array of rfid tags with sensing capability: An RFID sensing system and method. An array of sensing elements is disposed on a surface of a mat, wherein each sensing element includes an RFID microchip, an antenna operatively coupled to the microchip, and a pressure-sensitive material disposed on at least the antenna. An RFID reader is provided for... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation
20130106577 - Authorizing rfid reader and inhibiting skimming: An RFID reader system has an RFID tag and an RFID reader. The tag authorizes the RFID reader by receiving a plurality of successively-transmitted initial RFID read signals and determining respective initial-read signal power levels of the received initial RFID read signals. Using the determined initial-read signal power levels, a... Agent:
20130106575 - Control of wireless identification tag activation: Methods and systems for controlling wireless identification tag activation are disclosed. An example method includes controlling a first wireless identification read cell to activate a first set of wireless identification tags within a first communication range. Further, the method includes controlling a second wireless identification read cell to activate a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130106576 - Detecting rfid tag and inhibiting skimming: A method of detecting an RFID tag includes transmitting a bait RFID read signal at a bait power level and a simulated response signal at a simulated-response power level. A selected reader frequency is monitored for a selected detection time. A skimmer is determined to be present if a skimmer... Agent:
20130106581 - Method for identification using bluetooth wireless key: A Bluetooth host solves the aforementioned problems by evaluating a Bluetooth service provider server ID and by determining which of a plurality of access IDs map to the server ID and, correspondingly, providing a Bluetooth access ID that corresponds thereto. Accordingly, one Bluetooth host may readily gain access to any... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130106580 - Rfid system and communication method thereof: An RFID system using an M pulse amplitude modulation (M-PAM) or M quadrature amplitude modulation (M-QAM) scheme using a plurality of load-modulators, a plurality of antennas, and a communication method thereof are provided. The RFID system includes: an RFID tag; and a reader device communicating with the RFID device, wherein... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20130106579 - Rfid tag temperature adaptation: An RFID system and tag, and a method for identifying objects using an RFID system are disclosed. In an embodiment, an RFID tag comprises a microchip for storing an identification sequence, a tag antenna coupled with the microchip for receiving and transmitting the RF signal; and a ferrous metal portion... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130106582 - Coordination of transmission of data from wireless identification tags: Methods and systems for coordinating transmission of data from wireless identification tags are disclosed. According to an aspect, a wireless identification tag includes a communication module configured to wirelessly transmit data in response to receipt of an instruction. The wireless identification tag also includes a timer configured to communicate the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130106583 - Patient identification system: The patient identification system of the preferred embodiments includes a transponder that is affixed to a patient and functions to communicate information that identifies the patient to a device or series of devices. The series of devices includes at least a first device that collects data from the patient and... Agent:
20130106584 - Identifier sequencing of wireless identification tags: Methods and systems for identifier sequencing of wireless identification tags are disclosed. According to aspect, a method includes receiving identifiers of wireless identification tags from each of a plurality of wireless identification read cells. The method also includes determining whether identifiers received from one or more of the wireless identification... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130106585 - Modular transmit controller: In an embodiment, a modular transmit controller is provided. The modular transmit controller has a user interface module including a steering control, a throttle control, and an attachment portion for attachment of an external device module.... Agent:
20130106586 - Remote control: Disclosed is a remote control unit having a button to selectively disable and enable the physical buttons of the remote control. The remote control unit, which may be able to remotely control an electronic device, may include: a plurality of physical buttons able to receive manual input from a user;... Agent:
20130106587 - Assisting use of control devices with different electronic devices: A remote determines an acknowledgement is not received for a command transmitted to a first device, broadcasts a discovery message, receives a response from a second device that received the discovery message and a proximity signal from the remote, and configures itself to control the second device. The remote may... Agent: Echostar Technologies L.L.C.
20130106588 - Sport event transducer: A sport event transducer having an output element that can emit a perceivable output in response to an event that relates to a sport team, for example by emitting an audio-visual output when a particular football team scores. The transducer can be removable attached to a sport garment such as... Agent:
20130106589 - Closed-loop haptic or other tactile feedback system for mobile devices, touch screen devices, and other devices: A system includes an actuator configured to generate vibrations for creating tactile feedback to a user. The system also includes a sensor configured to measure the vibrations generated by the actuator. The system further includes a tactile feedback system configured to drive the actuator in order to generate the vibrations.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130106591 - In-vehicle display apparatus, server, vehicle information display system, and communication method: The in-vehicle display apparatus includes a meter design file storage device, a vehicle data output device, a meter image control device; and a meter image display device. The meter design file storage device is able to store a plurality of meter design files, the meter image control device generates a... Agent:
20130106590 - Vehicle presence notification apparatus: A vehicle presence notification apparatus notifying a presence of a vehicle includes an alarm device and a dynamic speaker. The alarm device includes an alarm generator generating an alarm sound and an acoustic tube through which the alarm sound is emitted outside of the vehicle. The dynamic speaker generates a... Agent: Denso Corporation
20130106592 - Automated geo-fence boundary configuration and activation: A geo-fence is defined and established automatically based on a current location of an asset along with some range or distance, avoiding the need for a user to manually specify a location by drawing a perimeter, specifying a point location, or by any other means. Once established, the geo-fence can... Agent: Gordon*howard Associates, Inc.
20130106593 - Methods and systems for alerting persons of obstacles or approaching hazards: Apparatus and methods for alerting persons of obstacles and/or approaching hazards are provided. Embodiments may include a warning system that includes a radio source configured to transmit a radio signal and a warning device. The warning device may include at least one vibration device, at least two receiver devices configured... Agent: United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.
20130106594 - In-vehicle emergency report apparatus: An emergency report apparatus in a vehicle transmits a signal of an emergency report to a center apparatus via a communication network when determining that the vehicle collides. The apparatus has a plurality functions for the emergency report with an operating power supplied from a vehicle battery in the vehicle.... Agent: Denso Corporation
20130106595 - Vehicle reverse detection method and system via video acquisition and processing: This disclosure provides a video camera and video processing alert system for detecting a vehicle in reverse. According to one exemplary embodiment, the system operates according to the following guidelines or steps: (1) Acquire video containing features relevant to reverse detection, (2) Identify feature(s) within the video frame that are... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130106596 - Universal tire pressure monitoring system tool and methods: Disclosed herein is an improved universal TPMS tool. According to one aspect of the tool, the tool can include a housing and a processor and a memory storage device positioned within the housing. The tool can optionally include a key pad positioned on the housing in communication with the processor... Agent: Ateq Corporation
20130106597 - Mount-free tire pressure monitoring system: A tire pressure monitoring sensor moveable inside a tire includes a housing holding a pressure sensing/transmitting unit, one or more batteries and an antenna for transmitting a signal indicating interior tire pressure. In one embodiment, the components are assembled within the housing such that the center of gravity is along... Agent: Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Company Limited
20130106598 - Vehicle alarm system for alerting a vehicle operator that the vehicle is still occupied with a child or pet: A portable vehicle alarm system alerts a vehicle operator of the presence of a child/pet left in the vehicle. The system includes at least one first portable wireless alarm unit in communication with a second portable wireless unit. The first and second portable wireless alarm units include a microprocessor in... Agent:
20130106599 - Vehicle presence notification apparatus: A vehicle presence notification apparatus notifying a presence of a vehicle includes a directivity speaker and a directivity controller. The directivity speaker generates a false engine sound out of the vehicle. The directivity controller controlling a directivity of the false engine sound based on a speed of the vehicle. The... Agent: Denso Corporation
20130106600 - Method and apparatus for the inspection, maintenance and testing of alarm safety systems: A safety system receives inputs from safety related input devices such as smoke detectors and the like and provides triggering outputs to notification appliances such as bells and the like and/or safety functions such as door releases. To facilitate testing of the input devices the system incorporates a timer operative... Agent: Apollo America
20130106601 - Safety device, closing device and evaluation unit: A safety device for safeguarding a movable, guided movement element against undesired collisions with an object situated on a movement path of the movement element, said device comprising at least two sensors for detecting the object and the movement element and for outputting signals depending on the detection, and also... Agent: Cedes Ag
20130106602 - Smart communication system and method for illuminating an indicator on a portable device: A smart communication system and method are provided for illuminating an indicator on a portable device wherein at least one search signal is transmitted from at least one vehicle antenna in response to receipt of an actuation signal requesting a vehicle function be performed. A transmitted location information signal is... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20130106603 - Wearable device assembly having athletic functionality: A wearable device assembly has a housing supporting a controller, display and indicator system thereon. The controller has at least one sensor wherein activity of a user wearing the device is detected. The controller selectively illuminates the indicator system to indicate a level of activity of the user.... Agent: Nike, Inc.
20130106604 - Home appliance monitoring system and method: A home appliance monitoring system is provided. The home appliance monitoring system is configured to check the running state of each home appliance and inform the user when the running state of one or more home appliance is in fact different from preset states. A home appliance monitoring method is... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130106605 - Intruder deterrent system: This invention relates to portable area denial systems and to related methods. We describe an intruder deterrent system, the system comprising a plurality of nodes, each said node having a strobe light, and at least one of said nodes having an intruder-detecting sensor, wherein the system is configured to flash... Agent: Applied Concepts Limited
20130106606 - Point of sale terminal having enhanced security: A data entry device including a housing formed of at least two portions, data entry circuitry located within the housing, at least one case-open switch assembly operative to sense when the housing is opened and tamper indication circuitry operative to receive an input from the at least one case-open switch... Agent: Verifone, Inc.
20130106608 - Method and apparatus for optimizing reader power consumption by varying poll parameters in an automated inventory tracking system: Polling operations performed by a reader may be adjusted by a server. The server determines at least one of volatility measurements or polling operation parameters based on information obtained from components within an automated inventory tracking system. The automated inventory tracking system is part of an inventory management system. The... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc.
20130106607 - Portable rfid tagged carrier for sterile implants and biological products: Intelligent portable carrier device for supporting movement in product tracking and monitoring of regulated products, such as tissue and biologics. Embodiments of the invention use product identification technology, such as radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags and readers, to uniquely identify the regulated products as they are added to or removed from... Agent: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
20130106609 - Dialysis machine support assemblies and related systems and methods: In some aspects, a dialysis machine support assembly includes a platform configured to support a dialysis machine and a drive assembly configured to move the platform vertically.... Agent: Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.
20130106610 - Sentnel surveillance system with pre-alarms to avert drowning: A surveillance system to prevent drowning comprised of day and night compatible wireless video camera and/or cameras and other sensors, which monitor and detect the presence of an individual and its progression through selected zones of increasing danger as he or she approaches a body of water. The output of... Agent:
20130106611 - Intelligent patch panel sensor modules having infrared emitters and sensors for detecting patch cords: A communications patching system includes a patch panel having a plurality of connector ports on a side thereof, and a sensor module secured to the patch panel side. The sensor module includes a plurality of pairs of IR emitters and sensors, with each emitter/sensor pair located adjacent to a respective... Agent:
20130106612 - Metering apparatus with damage monitoring: Packaging installation with a metering apparatus and method for monitoring damage in a packaging installation in which packs (19) which are to be filled can be charged with the contents in each case by means of a metering apparatus (01) designed according to one of Claims 1 to 8, wherein—the... Agent:
20130106613 - System and method for transmitting messages related to operations of electronic devices: A system and method are provided for transmitting messages related to operations of electronic devices. A management apparatus is notified of an event that occurred in a specific one of a plurality of electronic devices. The management apparatus determines one or more target devices in response to notification of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130106614 - Synchronization between devices: The present disclosure relates to a method to determine a clock signal when separate clocks are used. In one embodiment, a disciplined clock system comprising an update subsystem and a synthesis subsystem is provided. A first clock phase estimate is provided to the update subsystem and used, along with the... Agent:
20130106615 - High-speed downhole sensor and telemetry network: A downhole data transmission system communicates data along a downhole string including a communications master selected from the group including a surface interface, a down-hole interface, and a node, and including a communications line including a plurality of trans-mission segments that carry signals along the downhole string, and a plurality... Agent: Martin Scientific LLC
20130106616 - Meter data collection: A metering device may be configured to communicate with other devices in an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system. For example, a metering device may be configured to communicate with a collection device. To enable such communications, a collection device may send a wake-up-tone and/or a request message to a metering... Agent: Elster Solutions, LLC
20130106617 - Smart metering system using white space band and smart metering method using the same: A smart metering system using a white space band includes a band search sensor installed in a predefined area which scans a digital public broadcast channel band; a band management server which manages area specific broadcast channel status information based on a scanning result obtained by the band search sensor... Agent: Kt Corporation
20130106618 - System and method for providing traffic notifications to mobile devices: A system and method for providing traffic notifications to mobile devices is provided. The system obtains device data from a plurality of mobile devices within a similar area, gathered using, e.g., a GPS system. According to the speed that the mobile devices are travelling and the location of the similar... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130106619 - Remote operated safety attendant: A remote operated safety attendant having a substantially pyramidic housing made of high impact material such as manufactured dense fiber. A two sided sign is mounted to a shaft positioned within the housing and connected to a drive motor and a remote signal receiver. A remote signal sender is used... Agent:
20130106620 - Adjusting traffic lights: A method and system for adjusting traffic lights. The method and system can dynamically divide a region according to the road congestion situation and adjust traffic lights in a resulting control region according to the control region, so as to solve the traffic congestion problem. The system for adjusting traffic... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130106621 - Method and system for determining the state of occupation of a plurality of scheduled areas by vehicles: A method for determining the state of occupation of a plurality of scheduled areas by vehicles, comprising the steps of: associating with each area to be monitored a transmitter which periodically transmits a signal of fixed power; receiving in a concentrator the plurality of signals emitted by said plurality of... Agent: Fm S.r.l.
20130106622 - High occupancy vehicle lane enforcement system using an information system for reduced false positives: An upstream vehicle detection system captures images of a vehicle as it travels through a high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane or high occupancy vehicle tolling (HOT) station and generates an hypothesis as to whether the vehicle is complying with HOV or HOT rules based on image analysis. A database of... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130106623 - Systems and methods for adjusting sink rate alert envelope for special landing zones: Systems and methods for improving sink rate alerting for rotary wing aircraft. In one example, the system includes a radio altimeter that produces an altitude value, a processor that is in signal communication with the user interface device and the radio altimeter. The processor receives an altitude value, a position... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.04/25/2013 > 54 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories.
20130099891 - Authentication method: A system and method whereby the identity of a person, entity, device or the like attempting to gain access to a secured resource may be securely authenticated includes a means for receiving from a requester purporting to be an authorized user of a secured resource a request for access to... Agent:
20130099892 - Accessing a vehicle using portable devices: A primary portable device can access a vehicle by transmitting an activation message including a vehicle access credential to the vehicle. The primary portable device can additionally enable a secondary portable device to access the vehicle by transmitting the vehicle access credential to the secondary portable device. The connections between... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130099893 - Lock control system using rfid: A lock control system includes a detection unit positioned proximate to a lock, an RFID device neighboring at least one RFID antenna, and an RFID reading system detecting identifying information of the RFID device when the detection unit detects an event. The system also includes at least one microcontroller that... Agent: Q Developments, LLC
20130099894 - Bs meter: A BS meter with a hollow housing containing a microprocessor, a receiving circuit, a pair of marker members that can be illuminated by a plurality of LEDs, a PC board, a power supply, a sound amplifying circuit and a speaker. A representation of a bull sits on top of the... Agent:
20130099897 - Rfid-based devices and methods for interfacing with a sensor: A sensor is provided with an RFID reader, RFID chip, and an antenna electrically coupled to the RFID chip and configured to received signals from and transmit signals to the RFID reader. A sensing material is also electrically connected to the RFID chip and has a variable electrical property. The... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation
20130099896 - Sensor location and tagging system: Methods and systems for determining a location of a device and tagging signals from the device with the location involve receiving, by a plurality of positioning devices, a signal sent by the device; determining, by each of the plurality of positioning devices, respective location information based on the signal; determining,... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20130099898 - Steerable phase array antenna rfid tag locater and tracking system and methods: A system for and method of tracking and locating RFID tags, including where at least one steerable phase array antenna may locate the tags associated with items in three dimensions in real time, through the use of a beam steering unit and controller therewith to control the direction of a... Agent: Rf Controls, LLC
20130099895 - System and method for friend identification: A friend identification that may include: a first array of antennas, wherein main antenna lobes of different antennas of the first array partially overlap to define a first array lobe; wherein a beamwidth of the first array lobe is smaller than a beamwidth of each main antenna lobe of the... Agent:
20130099899 - Systems and methods for verifying a chip: Disclosed is a system and method for verifying a chip having a memory. Remanufacturers of imaging devices, such as inkjet printers or electrostatic printers, often have to use a replacement chip in order to reuse an imaging cartridge. It is desirable to have a system and method for determining if... Agent: Static Control Components, Inc.
20130099900 - Actuator sensor apparatus for a dispenser bottle for wireless automatic reporting of dispenser usage: Actuation sensor apparatus configured to removably attach to a liquid dispenser, the apparatus comprising (a) an electronic circuit including a dispense sensor and a wireless transmitter and (b) a power supply for the electronic circuit, whereby, when dispenser actuation occurs, an identification code unique to the apparatus is wirelessly transmitted... Agent: Matrix Product Development
20130099901 - Systems and methods for secure supply chain management and inventory control: Systems for encoding and reading RFID tags on a collection of items are shown. One embodiment of the invention includes a plurality of items, where each item possesses an item identifier string, and a plurality of RFID tags, where an RFID tag is affixed to each of the items and... Agent: Mojix, Inc.
20130099903 - Remote controller: A remote controller generates control signals according to the speed of movement sensed by a three-axis accelerometer and the direction of movement sensed by a gyroscope and transmits the control signals to a remotely controlled device communicating with the remote controller when the remote controller is in a first work... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130099904 - Wireless detection device: The invention relates to a detection device (2) designed to detect the intensity of a signal emitted by a source (12), said source (12) being powered by pulse-width modulation at a first frequency (f0). The device comprises a reactivation circuit (22) comprising means (220) for detecting a signal modulated at... Agent: Schneider Electric Industries Sas
20130099902 - System and method for control of medical equipment using multiple wireless devices: A system and method for controlling a body-scanning device using multiple wireless devices is disclosed. The method includes communicating a secure wireless signal from a footswitch enclosure to a footswitch receiver coupled to the body scanning device in response to an actuation of a footswitch zone carried on a footswitch... Agent:
20130099905 - Systems, methods and apparatus for locating a lost remote control: Described herein are techniques for locating a lost remote control. The method includes receiving user input, at a controlled device, the user input requesting to locate a lost remote control for the controlled device. The method further includes lowering a volume of the output of content associated with the controlled... Agent: Echostar Technologies LLC
20130099906 - Remote controller switching device: A remote controller switching device is used with a smart handheld electronic device installed with a control program providing a remote controller interface. When manipulated, the remote controller interface allows the control program to generate an operation instruction for controlling remotely an intended target. The remote controller switching device includes... Agent: Askey Technology (jiangsu) Ltd.
20130099907 - Method of generating 3d haptic feedback and an associated handheld electronic device: The present invention is directed to a method of generating three dimensional (3D) haptic feedback and an associated handheld electronic device. A first, a second and a third directional actuator groups are disposed on an inner surface of a housing. The vibration inertial forces generated by the first, the second,... Agent: Chief Land Electronic Co., Ltd.
20130099908 - Vehicle vision system for controlling a vehicle safety feature: A safety system for a vehicle includes an imaging sensor and an image processor. The image sensor has an exterior rearward field of view. The imaging sensor captures image data and the image processor is operable to process captured image data to detect an object approaching the subject vehicle from... Agent: Magna Electronics Inc.
20130099909 - System and method for altering obstruction for a bicycle mounted on a vehicle: Systems and methods may be provided for alerting a user of an obstruction to a bicycle mounted on a vehicle. An obstruction sensing device may be provided that may be mounted on the bicycle. The obstruction sensing device may include an engagement mechanism configured to attach the obstruction sensing device... Agent:
20130099910 - System and method for alerting obstruction for cargo mounted on a vehicle: Systems and methods may be provided for alerting a user of an obstruction to cargo mounted on a vehicle. A non-Doppler non-Radar obstruction sensing device may be provided that may be mounted on the cargo. The non-Doppler non-Radar obstruction sensing device may include an engagement mechanism configured to attach the... Agent:
20130099911 - Highway merge assistant and control: A vehicle merge control system includes a host communication system in a host vehicle for exchanging vehicle position and kinematics data with a remote communication system in at least one remote vehicle. A vehicle host processor determines respective positions and paths of travel of the at least one remote vehicle... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20130099913 - Modular central instrument: In the case of a central instrument in the center console of a motor vehicle having a circular display, on which a plurality of vehicle-relevant information is shown, the display has an at least approximately circular edge which contains several illuminants which are freely programmable in their brightness, are variably... Agent:
20130099912 - Vehicular display unit: A vehicular display unit includes: a main display disposed in a forward position of a driver and adapted to display vehicle information; an external display, other than the main display, disposed in the forward position of the driver, adapted to display vehicle information and having a screen functioning as an... Agent: Yazaki Corporation
20130099914 - Apparatus and method for controlling speedometer for vehicle: The apparatus includes an information collection unit configured to collect map information, information about the position of a vehicle, and base station information, a speed limit calculation unit configured to calculate a legal speed limit of a road on which the vehicle is driving, based on the map information, the... Agent: Electronics And Elecommunications Research Institute
20130099915 - Method and apparatus for context adaptive multimedia management: In a first illustrative embodiment, a computer implemented method includes detecting a plurality of context providing devices accessible to a vehicle computing system. The illustrative method further includes evaluating context relevant information from each of the detected devices to compile a display. The illustrative method also includes outputting a compiled... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20130099916 - Timeline presentations of process control system alarms: Timeline presentations of process control system alarms are described. An operator interface apparatus for a process control system is described that includes an operator display module to present an operator application on a display. The operator interface also includes an alarm presentation interface to be presented on the display via... Agent:
20130099917 - Reducing processing resources incurred by a user interface: This document describes techniques and apparatuses for limiting processing resources incurred due to refreshing a user interface. In various embodiments, an event is received, and it is determined whether a delay time period has elapsed. A length of the delay time period is based on a timing of receipt of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130099918 - Method, system, and appartus for monitoring and transmitting physiological characteristics: An apparatus, system, and method for monitoring a child's vitals and transmitting these vitals, through wireless technology, to a portable alert device. The child monitoring device may include a wearable device, a base station, and a portable alert device. The wearable device may record, among other things, a child's pulse... Agent:
20130099919 - Emergency guiding system and server: An emergency guiding system includes an emergency guiding server, a portable device, and short distance wireless identifiers. The emergency guiding server includes a guiding scheme determination unit producing a guiding scheme in response to an emergency and a route providing unit producing a recommended route according to the last guiding... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130099920 - Methods and devices for serving as a proxy beacon for a tracking device: One feature includes a mobile device being used as a mobile beacon and proxy for a tracking device that may track an object, such as a pet. The mobile device may act as a beacon that transmits messages over a short range communications link to the tracking device. If the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20130099921 - Baby monitoring systems: There is provided a baby monitoring system comprising a baby unit and a parent unit, the baby unit being for use in the vicinity of a baby or child, the baby unit detecting noise and transmitting a corresponding stream of audio samples to the parent unit, the parent unit comprising... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20130099922 - Motion and area monitoring system and method: Disclosed is a motion detection system for use in entryways or areas wherein a user may wish to monitor activity, comprising a wireless emitter and detector or system thereof. The emitters utilize a plurality of infrared or other media sensors to emit outgoing signals detecting an object blocking a pathway... Agent:
20130099923 - Stealth tracking device: A device to track and to provide positioning information for goods susceptible to be stolen, such as objects of value and vehicles, based on a undetectable module which can be activated by a motion-sensor, thereby allowing the disappeared goods to be located instantaneously and inconspicuously and, unperceived by the thief,... Agent:
20130099924 - Dispenser and roll of flexible sheet material: A dispenser for dispensing flexible sheet material includes a roll of material, the roll of material having a core. One end portion of the flexible sheet material is adhered to the core by a pickup glue. The dispenser includes a sensor for sensing the pickup glue of the roll of... Agent: Sca Hygiene Products Ab
20130099925 - Intelligent observation and identification database system: An intelligent video/audio observation and identification database system may define a security zone or group of zones. The system may identify vehicles and individuals entering or exiting the zone through image recognition of the vehicle or individual as compared to prerecorded information stored in a database. The system may alert... Agent:
20130099926 - Sign system: A method for protecting an advertising sign from weathering conditions is disclosed. The method includes the operation of providing a frame configured to hold a plurality of sign segments, the sign segments having a front side and a back side each configured to carry graphical images. The front and back... Agent:
20130099927 - Assets and personnel tracking using radio frequency identification: A system for updating a location of a target with an RFID device in response to detected motion of the target includes a server and tracking modules. The server stores identifying information for RFID devices and locations associated with the devices. The tracking modules are positioned in predetermined locations and... Agent: Q Developments, LLC
20130099929 - Dispenser with sound generators: In combination a fluid dispenser for dispensing fluid and a sound sensing mechanism remote from the fluid dispenser, the fluid dispenser dispensing fluid when activated, the fluid dispenser including a sound generator which generates a sound when the fluid dispenser is activated, the sound sensing mechanism separate from and spaced... Agent:
20130099928 - Method and system for detecting duress using proximity card: The system and method for detecting duress using a proximity card comprising at least one transponder and a switch. The switch configured to activate with the user's touch. The switch comprising a thermistor, a piezoelectric sensor, an exposed electrode, a capacitive sensor, or the like, which is located on the... Agent:
20130099930 - System and method for providing need specific service identifiers: The present invention generally relates to healthcare call bells. Specifically, this invention relates to a call bell system and method for providing a need specific service identifiers and requests based on one or more criteria identified by the system.... Agent:
20130099931 - Pump monitoring device: A pump monitoring device is configured to be connected to a case drain of a pump. The device includes a manifold having an inlet for connection to the case drain. A flow rate sensor generates a signal indicative of a flow rate of fluid in a fluid path. The flow... Agent: Hydrotech, Inc.
20130099932 - Surface treatment pace meter: A system for providing feedback to an operator regarding a speed at which the operator is passing a treatment device over a surface compared to an ideal speed is disclosed. The system includes a reference module configured to provide an optical beam, a sensing module configured to detect the optical... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation
20130099933 - Led light signal: An LED light signal, in particular an LED railway light signal, contains a signal generator for generating varicolored light spots. The LEDs are embodied as multicolor LEDs, in particular RGB LEDs—Red/Yellow/Blue LEDs. In order to be able to utilize the possibilities for color mixing and thus for realizing a large... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20130099934 - Well cellar high fluid level alarm: A well cellar high fluid level alarm includes a control box providing a water-tight enclosure and a alarm control circuitry disposed within the control box. An audible alarm indicator is operably connected to the alarm control circuitry. A visual alarm indicator is operably connected to the alarm control circuitry. A... Agent:
20130099935 - Light based communication port for use on downhole tools: A wellbore measurement instrument includes a housing configured to move along an interior of a wellbore. At least one sensor configured to measure a wellbore parameter is disposed in the housing. A controller disposed in the housing. The controller including at least one of a data storage device and a... Agent: Schlimberger Technology Corporation
20130099936 - System and method for reliable and scalable health monitoring: A health-monitoring system and method are disclosed. The health-monitoring system and method comprise a sensory system and a sensory to front-end communication (SFCM) protocol coupled to the sensory system. The health-monitoring system and method include a front-end system coupled to the sensory system and a front-end to back-end communication (FBCM)... Agent: Vigilo Networks, Inc.
20130099937 - System and method for reliable and scalable health monitoring: A health-monitoring system and method are disclosed. The health-monitoring system and method comprise a sensory system and a sensory to front-end communication (SFCM) protocol coupled to the sensory system. The health-monitoring system and method include a front-end system coupled to the sensory system and a front-end to back-end communication (FBCM)... Agent: Vital Connect, Inc.
20130099939 - Information processing method and user equipment: An apparatus and method for processing an information processing request in a mobile device. In one embodiment, the method includes: receiving an information processing request message; collecting at least one type of environmental state information associated with the mobile device if the information processing request message is not processed by... Agent: Huawei Device Co., Ltd.
20130099938 - Software-defined communication unit: The presently disclosed subject matter relates to communications units. In some uses thereof, such communications units may be respectively associated with utility meters for use in an advanced metering system infrastructure. Present communications units have a medium-agnostic front end module and associated transmitting and receiving functionalities that are programmable to... Agent: Itron, Inc.
20130099940 - Method and apparatus for user authentication and security: A computer implemented method includes logging a GPS location in a wireless device responsive to a vehicle entering a parked state. The method also includes comparing device GPS coordinates to the logged GPS coordinates to determine if the device is in vehicle proximity, after the wireless device has moved a... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20130099941 - Vehicular communications using a scalable ad hoc geographic routing protocol: Vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications are accomplished via a scalable ad hoc geographic routing protocol. As vehicles move along roadways, they can query other vehicles and entities for information. Responses to queries can be used to determine information such as traffic conditions, a retail store sale, that a restaurant has tables... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20130099942 - Traffic signal control system and method: The invention relates to a traffic signal control system for controlling a plurality of signal junctions comprising a signal group oriented multi-agent control scheme, each agent operates independently and represents one or more traffic signals at a signal junction; means for each agent for determining traffic conditions at its signal... Agent: Road Safety Management Ltd
20130099943 - Directional speed and distance sensor: A method of using a directional sensor for the purposes of detecting the presence of a vehicle or an object within a zone of interest on a roadway or in a parking space. The method comprises the following steps: transmitting a microwave transmit pulse of less than 5 feet; radiating... Agent:
20130099944 - Fluid pressure based icing detection for a turbine engine: An icing detection subsystem for an aircraft turbine engine is presented. The icing detection subsystem includes a plurality of air pressure sampling ports formed within structure that surrounds a rotating component of the aircraft turbine engine. The subsystem also includes a pressure sensor arrangement coupled to the plurality of air... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.04/18/2013 > 42 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories.
20130093564 - Secure keyless entry system: A secure keyless entry system integrates into an existing motorized garage door opening system to replace the one button transmitters typically placed in a vehicle. The one button transmitters are replaced with remote modules having alpha numeric key pads. The remote modules accept a string of input and compare the... Agent: Protective Resources 316 Inc.
20130093563 - Apparatus and method for access control: A method and apparatus for controlling access from a first area to a second area includes receiving an identity signal from an identifier input device, and checking for stored data indicating that the identity represented by the identity signal is registered as present in the first area. If a predetermined... Agent: Axis Ab
20130093565 - Biometric matching system: The present disclosure concerns a method of identifying a biometric record of an individual in a database comprising a plurality of biometric records, each record comprising at least one reference biometric sample, the method comprising: receiving, by a biometric identification unit (202), an input biometric sample with associated source information;... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited
20130093566 - Kidz trak: The present invention is designed solely for the prevention of harm and to secure the safety and well being of children. It is not designed as a toy or a watch; it is to be considered a valuable weapon in the fight against child abuse.... Agent:
20130093567 - Systems and methods of embedding a radio transceiver into an energy storage device used in electronic equipment: Systems and methods relating to integration of circuitry including a transmitter or transceiver component into energy storage devices, such as battery packs for portable electronic equipment. Further embodiments also relate to providing a tuned miniature antenna and/or encapsulating such antenna inside the energy storage device.... Agent:
20130093568 - Antenna interface for radio frequency identification circuit: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with radio frequency identification (RFID) circuits are described. According to one embodiment, a radio frequency identification circuit includes an antenna network, including an antenna and an antenna interface coupled to the antenna, wherein the antenna interface includes first and second capacitors, which are coupled... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.
20130093570 - Utilizing an rfid tag in manufacturing: Data associated with supply chain events for a manufactured assembly is automatically stored. In preferred embodiments the supply chain events for the manufactured assembly are stored on an RFID tag attached to the assembly as it travels through the supply chain to insure the data concerning the assembly is readily... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130093569 - Wireless tag communication device, information processing apparatus, and recording medium: According to one embodiment, a wireless tag communication device detects a communication state between an antenna and a specific wireless tag to be searched, stores a transmission power value obtained if the communication state is better than a predetermined value, reduces transmission power to the wireless tag and, if the... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20130093571 - Anti-collision system and method for reducing the collision of data transmitted by rfid tags: Provided are an anti-collision system and method which address the mobility of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags. An RFID reader may transmit an identification start command to identify a plurality of RFID tags in an identification area of the RFID reader. The RFID tags compare the number of collisions of... Agent:
20130093572 - Antenna switching arrangement: An antenna switching arrangement with a quadrature arrangement of transmission lines through which a desired signal path may be configured via switches selectively grounding junctions of the switching arrangement. The desired path routing a signal from an input port to one or both of first and second output ports to... Agent: Rf Controls, LLC
20130093573 - Socket systems for avoiding electrical shocks to infants located in an enclosed area divided into a number of sub-areas: Socket systems are provided to avoid electrical shocks that may be induced to infants or children staying at home. In one embodiment, a system is provided. The system includes a socket in an area that belongs to a sub-area, wherein the socket is equipped with socket safety features to protect... Agent:
20130093574 - Communication device, commnunication method, and program: A communication device for managing a key necessary for secure near field communication includes an IC card function executing unit, a reader/writer function executing unit, a receiving unit, a determining unit, and a function execution controlling unit. The IC card function executing unit executes a function of an IC card.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130093575 - Remote control device that uses color to indicate change in status: A remote control device is disclosed and may include a memory, at least one processor, and an illumination device. The at least one processor may enable two-way communication between the remote control device and an appliance. The illumination device may cause an appearance of the remote control device to change... Agent:
20130093577 - Haptic feedback device and portable electronic device: There is provided a haptic feedback device. The haptic feedback device may include a case, a vibration member installed in the case, to vibrate, a vibration element formed in the vibration member, to generate vibrations, and a first impact absorbing member preventing a collision between the vibration member and the... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20130093576 - Tactile indicator for a portable electronic device: A method includes determining a status associated with a function of a portable electronic device; and actuating a tactile status indicator to change a texture at a surface of the portable electronic device for a period of time to indicate the status.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130093579 - Driver assistance system: A driver assistance system includes an outside mirror device, which has a partially transmitting mirror and a display device for displaying at least one optical warning signal of the driver assistance system, the display device having an optical system situated behind the partially transmitting mirror and being equipped to make... Agent:
20130093578 - Vehicle existence annunciator device and method for controlling the same: A vehicle existence annunciator device drives a speaker by utilizing an electric power, which is supplied from an electric power source, to emit an annunciation sound to the outside of a vehicle. The vehicle existence annunciator device includes a counter-voltage-reduction unit configured to enhance a sound pressure level at a... Agent: Denso Corporation
20130093580 - Flow monitor for matter in a flow path: A flow monitor for monitoring application of a matter through a first flow path having a first outlet and a second flow path having a second outlet. The flow monitor includes a first temperature sensing device positioned adjacent the first outlet. The first temperature sensing device produces a first temperature... Agent:
20130093581 - Apparatus for high contrast optical signaling, and exemplary applications: A display apparatus generates a high visibility optical signal, such as an ICON, the ICON comprising a symbol, shape, or other image-like representation. The ICON becomes visible at an observation point during an illumination ON-state. The ICON may be formed as a portion of display medium, for example as a... Agent: Imra America, Inc.
20130093583 - Automotive panel warning and protection system: The present disclosure relates generally to an automotive panel warning and protection system that enables vehicle operators to detect and avoid collisions between objects and low-height portions or panels of the underside of a vehicle. A vehicle is equipped with a range detector, video camera, or combination of both that... Agent:
20130093582 - Collision avoidance signal: A vehicle collision avoidance signaling method and system are disclosed. The collision signal captures the attention of a distracted driver for the driver to brake appropriately. The vehicle collision warning signal and lighting system automatically alerts an approaching driver of a stopped or slowed vehicle via a strobe or flashing... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130093584 - Integrated rear camera display: A integrated rear camera display system for a vehicle comprises a display screen mounted to a housing and at least one device used by another system for the vehicle. The housing at least partially contains the at least one device. The housing is configured for mounting to a windshield for... Agent: Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.
20130093585 - Motorcycle helmet with electronic safety features: A system for enhancing the safety and functionality of a motorcycle or bicycle type helmet includes built-in turn and brake indicators, a transceiver for wireless communications with a corresponding transceiver mounted on a motorcycle, bicycle, or other vehicle, and a speaker and a microphone. The speaker and microphone permits two-way... Agent:
20130093586 - Input device of washing machine and control method of the same: An input device of a washing machine and a control method of the same are disclosed. An input device of a washing machine includes an operation part generating a plurality of identical signals for washing course designation, a control part controlling one of a plurality of preset washing courses to... Agent:
20130093587 - Security system with automatic alarm: An automatic alarm system is described that is triggered by the lack of event at one or more portable remote unit(s). The system includes an electromagnetic interface from a plurality of portable units to a central command and monitoring element. This automatic triggering of an alarm condition adds security to... Agent:
20130093588 - Sport performance monitoring apparatus, process, and method of use: A sports monitoring system and method. One disclosed system can be used during skiing and includes a controller transceiver that can be hand held, two ski boot pressure monitor/transmitters, and earphones connectable to the controller/transceiver. The system can be used to provide, through the earphones, sound indicative of pressure applied... Agent: Chris Norcross Bender
20130093589 - Responder accountability proximity wireless alert system and method: A wireless proximity system for responders to an emergency is presented. The wireless proximity system includes a command post comprising a command post communication link configured to transmit and receive information, a responder unit attached to a responder and comprising a unique electronic identifier and a ranging radio, the responder... Agent: Knowledge Access, Inc.
20130093590 - Tracking location of jewelry for theft prevention: Disclosed is a jewelry item to which a location tracking module can be attached. The location tracking module could use a GPS circuit or a GPS circuit. A geo fence can be defined around the jewelry item. If the jewelry is taken out of the geo fence, a message or... Agent:
20130093591 - Method of assigning and deducing the location of articles detected by multiple rfid antennae: In accordance with preferred embodiments of the invention, a method (and corresponding apparatus) is provided for deducing the location of one or more items or objects to be monitored. In exemplary embodiments, the method (and corresponding apparatus) is implemented in RFID (radio frequency identification) applications (e.g., reading RFID tags at... Agent: Sensormatic Electronics, LLC
20130093592 - Internet of things based farm greenhouse monitor and alarm management system: A farm greenhouse monitor and alarm management system based on the Internet of things with real-time monitoring environmental parameters, which is aimed at monitoring and managing the growth of crops in the farm greenhouse, includes mobile inspection devices, data acquisition units, data receiving devices, REID devices and data storage servers.... Agent:
20130093593 - Smoke and carbon monoxide detector, alarm, transmitter, and cut out switch system: The present invention discloses a smoke and carbon monoxide detector, alarm, transmitter and cutout switch system. The device is designed to sound an alarm and transmit electronic signals to cutout switches causing interruption in electrical and/or gas supply.... Agent:
20130093594 - Smoke detector: An alarm for detecting smoke comprises a housing (1) having vents (9) for allowing ingress of smoke into the housing. A sensor chamber (22,26) is disposed within the housing and has vents (24a,24b) for allowing ingress of smoke into the sensor chamber and comprises two parts. A diode emitter and... Agent: Sprue Safety Products Ltd
20130093595 - Device and method for displaying the lifecycle of a surge protection device: The present invention relates to a device and method for displaying the lifecycle of a surge protection device, and more particularly to a device and method for displaying the lifecycle of a surge protection device, which detects an increase in leakage current according to a deterioration in performance of the... Agent: Sungjin Techwin Co Ltd
20130093596 - Notification of access control request and explanation indicative of the access control request on a communication device: A communication device includes a display screen upon which information is displayed. A microprocessor configured to execute at least one notification program is provided that displays a notification descriptive of an access control request on the display screen. The at least one notification program is programmed to receive data indicative... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130093597 - Communication applications: In some embodiments, an apparatus and a system, as well as a method and an article, may operate to transmit and receive data. Transmission may comprise transforming larger values of acquired data into smaller values of transformed data using a transform defined by a seed value selected to reduce digital... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20130093598 - Enhancing functionality of reflectometry based systems using parallel mixing operations: A method for estimating a parameter includes: generating an optical signal, the optical signal modulated via a modulation signal; transmitting the modulated optical signal from a light source into an optical fiber, the optical fiber including a plurality of sensing locations disposed along the optical fiber and configured to reflect... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20130093599 - Incoherent reflectometry utilizing chaotic excitation of light sources: A method for estimating a parameter includes: transmitting a control signal to a coherent optical source, the control signal configured to chaotically vary an output of the optical source and generate a chaotically excited optical signal; transmitting the optical signal from the optical source into an optical fiber, the optical... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20130093600 - Endpoint repeater functionality selection: Disclosed are apparatus and methodology for improving communications among battery operated network endpoints and a central facility. A battery operated endpoint may determine its remaining battery capacity and decide whether is it able to provide message repeating services to other endpoints within the network. The endpoint may make such decision... Agent: Itron, Inc.
20130093601 - Method, system and device of multicast functionality in an energy portal: Described herein are embodiments of methods, systems and devices of providing multicast functionality through an energy portal such as a meter, which reduces bandwidth required for communication between the energy portal and a server. In accordance with one aspect, a method is provided of providing multicast functionality through an energy... Agent: General Electric Company
20130093602 - Outpatient monitoring systems and methods: Described are computer-based methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, for outpatient monitoring. In some examples, the outpatient monitoring technology includes a system for remote monitoring and consultations of patients' state associated with automated interpretation of vital signs signals. In other examples, the outpatient monitoring technology includes a system for... Agent: Medicalgorithmics Ltd.
20130093603 - Vehicle system and method for assessing and communicating a condition of a driver: A vehicle system includes at least one communication device to communicate various states of a condition of a driver, at least one sensor for detecting at least one characteristic of at least one of the driver and the vehicle, wherein the at least one sensor generates a sensor signal representing... Agent: Visteon Global Technologies, Inc.
20130093604 - Logistical management of field work: Implementing a resource tracking service includes searching a database in response to a request for a resource from a first vehicle, retrieving a record from the database that is identified with the resource, the record mapped to a second vehicle. Implementing a resource tracking service also includes determining a geographic... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLCPrevious industry: Electrical resistors
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