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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. 12/05/2013 > 58 patent applications in 48 patent subcategories.
20130321122 - Method and system for airplane container tracking: Wireless tracking systems and devices to detect the status of aircraft cargo containers. The system uses a sensor array to deactivate and activate the tracking devices as needed to comply with FAA regulations. The tracking systems use an array of machine vision sensors and/or inertia (motion) sensors to determine when... Agent:
20130321123 - System and method for controlling electrical appliances: A system for controlling electrical appliances is disclosed. The system comprises: at least one detection device configured to acquire detection data, indicating the presence or absence of a user in a spatial region; a comparison unit configured to (i) receive the acquired detection data from the at least one detection... Agent: Actatek Pte. Ltd.
20130321125 - Delayed egress device or lock with enhanced visibility: A delayed egress locking device that has an improved illumination system that signals when the lock is actuated. The illumination system can also signal the stages of conditions in a delayed egress sequence. The locking device is also directed to a security system for securing a door, wherein egress through... Agent:
20130321124 - Control device, under-control device, control method thereof, remote control system, and recording medium: By a user selecting a name of a device displayed in association with identification information identical to the identification information notified at an icon of an under-control device at a table of a control device, an under-control device subject to control by the control device can be selected while reliably... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321126 - Wireless device, information providing apparatus and wireless communication method: A wireless device has a first information acquisition part to acquire first information when a first gate is passed through, a second information generator to generate second information by using the first information, a third information acquisition part to acquire third information by a wireless communication using the second information... Agent:
20130321127 - Remote barrier operator command and status device and operation: The present disclosure provides a barrier operator system in which a remotely located transceiver type controller is in wireless communication with a transceiver type adapter connected to a barrier operator, and in electronic communication with the barrier operator's microcontroller. The controller is operable to wirelessly transmit door operator status inquiries... Agent:
20130321128 - Personal alarm light apparatus and method: A personal alarm light operates as a multi-purpose emergency tool having a power pack of batteries powering a white light beam, as well as a radially emanating red light ring. An audible alarm has a loud, typically high-pitched oscillating sound. A resonance chamber amplifies the sound, which emanates from apertures... Agent:
20130321129 - Asset verification and tagging: A method for managing mobile assets includes initially certifying a physical existence and location of a mobile asset. The certifying includes receiving certification information about the location and data representing the physical existence of the mobile asset into a database. After certification, interrogation information is received into the database. The... Agent:
20130321130 - Broadband progressive tag: In one embodiment, an RFID apparatus is provided, which includes an input circuit that has an input impedance used for receiving RF signals. An RF-signal converter provides an apparatus-operating power signal in response to receiving the RF signals. An impedance circuit provides and selects impedance values in response to at... Agent:
20130321131 - System and method for quality control, inspection and audit of utility assets: Method for capturing, organizing and retrieving data for utility assets using RFID tags, including: storing data related to a plurality of utility assets in a database, wherein the stored data include data about type of the utility asset; repair, documentation, testing validation, and inspection of the utility asset; programming a... Agent:
20130321132 - Management system for container data center: A management system for a container data center (CDC) includes at least one radio frequency identification (RFID) tag, a reader, a processor, an antenna module, and a wireless communication device. The RFID tag pre-stores data as to a manager of the CDC or electronic devices received in the CDC. The... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130321133 - Method and apparatus for identifying a speaker: Systems and methods for identifying a participant providing audible information during a communication session are disclosed. More particularly, speech localization is utilized to determine a location of the participant providing audible information. An identification device determined to be at a location corresponding to the location of the participant providing audible... Agent: Avaya Inc.
20130321134 - Aftermarket module arrangement and method for communicating over a vehicle bus: An aftermarket module arrangement for installation into a vehicle having a vehicle bus and an electric power source is disclosed herein. The arrangement includes, but is not limited to, a module configured to communicatively couple with the vehicle bus and to electrically couple with the electric power source via a... Agent: General Motors LLC
20130321136 - Laundry treating apparatus and remote controller: Provided is a laundry handling apparatus. The laundry handling apparatus includes a display part for displaying information and a control part for controlling the display part. When the display part is turned on, a plurality of screens divided according to contents are displayed on the display part. At least one... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130321135 - Remote control and remote control assembly: A remote control for controlling an electronic device includes a first control panel and a second control panel. When the remote control is in a first operating state, the first control panel closes relative to the second control panel. The first control panel is used to receive operations from a... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130321137 - Warning device for a motor vehicle having at least one electrically movable closing element for a vehicle opening: A warning device for a motor vehicle having at least one vehicle aperture, which comprises an electrically movable closure element, is provided. The warning device includes a position detector for detecting a position of the closure element, an evaluation unit for detecting a closing command of the motor vehicle and... Agent:
20130321138 - Wrong operation detection device, method, and program in tire pressure monitoring system: A wrong operation detection device is disclosed for monitoring whether or not a calibration start for determining an initial deflation index is issued in a tire pressure unadjusted state after a deflation warning in a tire pressure monitoring system for detection of deflation of a tire. The device includes comparison... Agent: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
20130321139 - Method and device for receiving and processing tire pressure signals: The invention relates to a method and device for receiving and processing tire pressure signals. Said device comprises a first directional antenna, a second directional antenna, an amplifier, a signal converter and a micro-controller. The first directional antenna can be positioned near one of the front wheels of said vehicle,... Agent:
20130321140 - Multifunction receiver: A multifunction receiver shared by an electronic key system and a tire pressure monitoring system. The electronic key system verifies an electronic key with a verification control unit of a vehicle body through wireless communication, and the tire pressure monitoring system monitors tire pressure of a tire by transmitting a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho
20130321141 - Tailgate sensor: A tailgate sensor system for providing a warning signal to a driver of a pickup truck when the tailgate is not in a closed position. The tailgate sensor system includes a detector mounted on an exterior of a pickup truck, an activator mounted on and moveable with a tailgate of... Agent: Cygnus Global LLC
20130321142 - Vehicle headlight state monitoring methods, systems and processor-readable media: A video-based vehicle headlight state monitoring method and system. A vehicle image can be captured by an image-capturing unit and converted to a grayscale image. The grayscale image can be processed to locate a front license plate and identify a position of a headlight region in front of the vehicle... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130321143 - Modulated intensity flasher for vehicle brake light with accelerometer detection of hard-braking movement and backing-out indicator: A method and apparatus for brightening and dimming a brake light of automotive vehicle for enhanced display indication of braking includes a pulse width modulation unit to be electrically connected to a brake lamp for sequentially modulating the supply energy to the lamp to generate a brightening and dimming of... Agent:
20130321144 - Sound or radiation triggered locating device with activity sensor: A portable device is equipped with a signaling circuit that responds to a searching signal (e.g., hand clap, light flash, RF signal, infrared light) generated to locate the portable device when it is misplaced or lost. The device generates a location signal to enable the user to find the device.... Agent:
20130321145 - Tracpoint™ rules-based telematics patient care location system: A rules engine based telematics patient care locationing system called TracPoint™, for use in hospitals and healthcare congregate residency locations. The specific telematics e-health patient care software utilizes a rule based logic that combines RFID locationing information with preset location, time or relationship based rules (or combinations thereof) to monitor... Agent:
20130321146 - Systems and methods for ensuring safety of skiers to anticipate dangerous spots: Systems and methods are provided for ensuring safety of skiers to anticipate dangerous spots. In one embodiment, a system is provided for ensuring safety of a skier to anticipate dangerous spots on current path and warn the skier about the dangerous spots based on the current speed and direction of... Agent:
20130321147 - Systems and methods for monitoring how well maids handle babies: Systems and methods are provided for monitoring how well maids handle babies. In one embodiment, a maid monitoring system for monitoring how well maids handle babies when parents are away from home. The system includes a computer server; a watch worn by a maid, wherein the maid works in an... Agent:
20130321148 - Moble gas detection cart with wireless transceiver: An apparatus comprises at least one frame, wheels operatively connected to the frame, at least one processor operatively connected to the frame, a plurality of gas detectors operatively connected to the processor, and at least one wireless transceiver operatively connected to the processor. Further, a rechargeable power storage unit is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130321149 - System and method for forest fire control: A system for forest fire control comprising a plurality of forest fire control nodes. Each node is comprised of one or move detection means of an environmental condition. Each node is also comprised of at least one communication transceiver for sending and receiving data indicative of a sensed environmental condition,... Agent: Raoul Wallenberg 14a
20130321150 - System and method for alarm system tamper detection and reporting: An alarm system for detecting and reporting “smash and crash” intrusions is described. The alarm system includes a plurality of intrusion sensors and a security alarm panel in communication with each of the plurality of intrusion sensors at the site of the alarm system. An alarm gateway is provided remote... Agent:
20130321151 - Alarmed intruder barrier: An intruder barrier is provided that includes multiple generally parallel transparent slats acting as burglar bars with at least some, and preferably all, of the transparent slats having associated therewith a conductive path extending at least from a first end region of a slat to a second end region thereof.... Agent:
20130321153 - Eas tag for bottles: An anti-theft device monitors bottles. It is comprised of a two components hingably connected together. They can move from an open position to a closed position to enclose the neck of a bottle. One component has a first latch element and contains electronics including an arming switch. The other component... Agent:
20130321152 - Security tag for a container seal and container seal including a security tag: A security tag for being mounted to a container seal includes a sensor element having a sensor volume which is filled at least partly with an indicator material, an indication area arranged at the sensor volume, and a manipulator element configured to cause, with an abrupt mechanical deformation at the... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E. V.
20130321154 - Eas tablet housing: An EAS device with a housing. In one embodiment, the EAS housing is a one-piece tray-shaped device with the edges contoured so that the monitored object snaps into the tray or is slid into the tray. Other embodiments may include but are not limited to a two piece housing where... Agent:
20130321155 - Security tag for delicate articles: A security tag is configured to releasably attach to an article. The security tag includes a tack in which the tack includes a tack head and a pin shank extending from the tack head. The pin shank has a maximum diameter less than 0.9 millimeters. The security tag further includes... Agent: Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh
20130321157 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a matter extracting unit extracting a predetermined matter from text information, an action pattern specifying unit specifying one or multiple action patterns associated with the predetermined matter, an action extracting unit extracting each of the action patterns associated with the predetermined matter,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130321156 - Method and apparatus for providing an intelligent mute status reminder for an active speaker in a conference: In one embodiment, a method includes capturing samples of sound associated with an environment, and processing the samples of sound to determine whether the samples of sound likely include voice activity. The samples of sound are captured while a microphone is muted. When it is determined that the samples of... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20130321158 - Device and system designed to move, make noise and scare unwanted animals and birds out of gardens and fields: A device turns on at desired times, moves an object or objects, and optionally makes sounds to scare animals away. The object can be, for example, a moving scare crow that is designed to keep unwanted wildlife out of yards, gardens, fields, orchards and the like. The device is simple,... Agent:
20130321159 - Pet tracking: Tracking a pet includes associating a beacon with a responder; polling the responder by transmitting a signal from the beacon; receiving a response from the responder; entering a low power state on the beacon for a predetermined duration; and transalert from miffing an alert the beacon if a subsequent signal... Agent: Mashinery Pty Inc.
20130321160 - Method and apparatus for wireless communication in test, measurement, control, and communication systems: A system for wireless multiple user access to a sensor comprises a sensor unit having a sensor element (e.g. a leak detector), a sensor user interface, and a sensor wireless transceiver that transmits information corresponding to the sensor output. One or more receiving units each receive the sensor information corresponding... Agent: Radiaulics, Inc.
20130321161 - Cloud-based fire alarm control system: The present disclosure provides a cloud-based fire alarm control system including an electronic device, a plurality of fire sensors, a plurality of fire control devices, and at least one cloud-based loop control units. The cloud-based loop control units are connected to the fire sensors and the fire control devices, and... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130321162 - Housing for a computer system and use of a housing: A housing for a computer system includes at least one first and one second housing opening, at least one first housing cover and one second housing cover, wherein the first housing opening can be closed by the first housing cover and the second housing opening can be closed by the... Agent: Fujitsu Technology Solutions Intellectual Property Gmbh
20130321163 - Protection device: The invention relates to a device for securing objects against unauthorized removal. To this aim, the device (26) comprises an alarm electronics unit (1) having a motion sensor (3), an environmental brightness sensor (4), and an alarm signal transmitter (5). The alarm electronics unit (1) is designed so that the... Agent:
20130321164 - Asynchronous ds-cdma receiver: Methods, apparatus, and systems are provided for collecting data from a plurality of downhole sensors located in a wellbore utilizing an asynchronous direct-sequence code division multiple access (DS-CDMA)-based communication scheme. One example method includes receiving a superposed signal comprising asynchronous signals from the downhole sensors, wherein a spreading sequence has... Agent:
20130321165 - Signal and power transmission in hydrocarbon wells: One aspect relates to a method of installing a transmission system in a hydrocarbon production well. The transmission system is operable for transmitting power and/or control signals down the well or for transmitting data signals back up the well. The well comprises a main well bore, a production tubing inside... Agent: Statoil Petroleum As
20130321167 - Method, sensor module, and system for transferring data: In a method for transmitting a data element from a sensor module that produces sensor data to an application unit, the data element is stored in a ring buffer in the sensor module, and a corresponding item of event information is produced in an evaluation circuit from the sensor data,... Agent:
20130321166 - Wireless fire protection valve inspection and monitoring systems, and methods for automated inspection and monitoring of fire protection systems: A wireless fire protection system valve inspection and monitoring system, including: a plurality of valves, each valve including a detecting unit adapted to detect valve state information for the valve, wherein the valve state information comprises at least one of an open state, a partially-open state, and a closed state;... Agent: Synesix Solutions Ag
20130321168 - Survival and location enhancement garment and headgear: The present invention provides system of active uniform and base station for sensing an aspect of the wearers environment or physiology. Active uniform (1) is comprised of uniform (3), electronic sensors (40) for sensing an aspect of the wearer's environment or of the wearer's physiology and an active tag (10).... Agent: Joelmar Pty Ltd.
20130321169 - Airport surface collision-avoidance system (ascas): An airport surface collision-avoidance system (ASCAS). An exemplary system includes sensors (e.g., radar) at light modules about an aircraft, with user interface devices located with airport ground personnel and in the cockpit of the aircraft. The system helps to avoid collisions on the airport surface, i.e., during taxiing clear of... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20130321170 - Presentation control device, presentation control method, program, storage medium and position acquisition device: There is provided a presentation control device including an extraction portion that extracts a road segment having a similar gradient to a target road segment based on a travel history of a user, and a presentation control portion that controls presentation of information indicating the road segment extracted by the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130321171 - Reducing driver distraction in spoken dialogue: Methods and systems for reducing driver distraction and situation non-awareness related to a dialogue of an automated dialogue system in a vehicle. For a dialogue policy learning session, driver distraction is introduced as an input into a penalty assigner that assesses dialogue quality, and dialogue acts are extended to include... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20130321172 - Travel assist apparatus and travel assist method: The present invention resides in a travel assist apparatus that performs assist of warning or support so that departure of a vehicle from a traveling lane is avoided, wherein a timing to the assist is to be performed is changed depending on a lane entering angle of an oncoming vehicle... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321173 - Method and system for traffic resource allocation: A traffic resource allocation method is provided for allocating traffic resources around an intersection formed by a first road and a second road. The method includes dividing the first road into two or more first lanes at a first direction and two or more second lanes at a second direction... Agent:
20130321174 - Field of view traffic signal preemption: Approaches for issuing preemption requests. The boundaries of a geo-window are repeatedly determined based on locations and headings of a vehicle as the vehicle is traveling along a roadway. The methods and systems determine whether or not any one of a plurality of intersections is located within the boundaries of... Agent:
20130321175 - Acoustic guiding system: An acoustic guiding system of this invention comprises: an n-phase signal wiring which contains n wire lines and a common ground where n is an integer larger than or equals to three; a sound source which generates an electric current for a signal sound; a distributer which distributes the electric... Agent:
20130321176 - Systems and methods for displaying obstacle-avoidance information during surface operations: Systems and methods for aiding in pilot awareness of obstacles relative to aircraft features. An exemplary processor receives sensor information from one or more sensors mounted in an aircraft feature (e.g. light modules), determines if at least one obstacle is located within a predefined field of view based on the... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20130321177 - Systems and methods for performing vehicle collision-avoidance warning via sensor pulse: Systems and methods for embedding a warning signal in a sensor pulse. When a taxi anticollision system of a host aircraft senses a threat headed for the aircraft, a warning signal is embedded in a sensor pulse to warn the offending vehicle that it is in the field of view... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20130321178 - Shared vehicle rental system including transmission of reservation information and targeted advertising: Techniques and structures are disclosed relating to rental of vehicles, which may be owned by different owners. Each owner may have his or her own set of rental criteria associated with a particular vehicle, which prospective renters may have to meet to be able to rent the particular vehicle. Vehicles... Agent:
20130321179 - Real-time drive assistance system and method: sending of the information thus obtained to a centralized processing unit (10) using the wireless communication system of each portable mobile communication device (16); processing of the information by means of the centralized processing unit (10) in order to verify the occurrence of potential dangerous situations for the drivers of... Agent:11/28/2013 > 55 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories.
20130314205 - Modular vehicle system, electric vehicle and module for connecting to an electric vehicle: The invention relates to a modular vehicle system, having an electric vehicle (2, 2′), in particular a lightweight electric vehicle, and at least one module (3, 120) which can be connected to the electric vehicle (2, 2′). The electric vehicle (2, 2′) has at least one on-board power supply system... Agent: Energybus E.v.
20130314204 - Portable electronic device and method of unlocking thereof: A method executes a gyroscope function to set unlock method for a portable electronic device. A user can rotate the portable electronic device to set a predetermined rotation direction and a predetermined rotation angle for unlocking the portable electronic device. In an unlock method setting procedure, the gyroscope detects the... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20130314208 - Systems and methods for storing and accessing confidential data: Systems and methods for storing, managing, and accessing confidential data are described. In one aspect of the inventive subject matter, an authentication protocol includes the steps of capturing a user's biometric data, creating a plurality of templates from the biometric data, transforming a set of authentication data using the template,... Agent: Arkami, Inc.
20130314209 - Identifying fluid supplied through hose: Apparatus for identifying fluid to be supplied through an RFID-tagged fluid-supply hose. The hose connects to one of several movable, RFID-tagged fluid containers. A fluid station includes a plurality of antenna mounts at fixed locations so that a respective plurality of fluid-container locations is defined. An RFID reading unit connects... Agent:
20130314207 - Driver's lecense detector: A license detector system enables a person such as a police officer to monitor vehicles on the road to ensure drivers have valid licenses. Within each valid license is an RFID tag which contains specific information and each RFID tag is able to send that information to a detector when... Agent:
20130314206 - Verifying identification of sequentially supplied fluids: A method of verifying the identification of fluids to be supplied successively through a fluid-supply hose that selectively connects to successive movable, RFID-tagged fluid containers includes providing an RFID reading unit including an antenna. A sequence of reference container identification codes is received. A container-present indication indicating one of the... Agent:
20130314210 - Multi-modal entity tracking and display: A multi-modal entity tracking and display system is disclosed. In one embodiment, a tracking infrastructure comprising at least one data receiver is configured to detect a tracked entity comprising a first asset class using a first sensing technology and a second sensing technology. The at least one tracking data receiver... Agent:
20130314211 - Container-type identification using directional-antenna rfid: RFID tags are read using an RFID reader. A non-RFID-active object has two RFID tags affixed thereto at respective, different tag locations. Each tag has a respective directional antenna steered in a respective, different direction. Respective directional propagation patterns are thus defined and a reader location is defined in the... Agent:
20130314214 - Creation and management of near field communications tags: Apparatus 810, 850, 912, 914, 1306, and methods and systems for creating, modifying, categorizing, parsing, grouping and displaying data suits suitable for use with Near Field Communication (NFC) tags, including storing in a computer readable medium of a log tag data sets read by or written by the user device,... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130314213 - Identifying fluid supplied through hoses: Apparatus for identifying fluid to be supplied through one of a plurality of RFID-tagged fluid-supply hoses that selectively connect to a movable, RFID-tagged fluid container includes a fluid station including an antenna mount at a fixed location so that a fluid-container location is defined. An RFID reading unit is connected... Agent:
20130314216 - Microwave band booster rectifier circuit, and wireless tag device and wireless tag system employing same: In order to implement novel utilization methods, implementation of a low power consumption and high sensitivity RF receiving system is desired. A microwave frequency band stub resonance booster circuit characterized by boosting the amplitude of an RF signal in a passive operation by resonating in series a 0.2 pF to... Agent:
20130314215 - Rf tag system: An RF tag system is provided, in which in addition to a method of easily sending back MPSK modulated sub-carrier signals on the RF tag side, communication protocols and circuit systems for accurately demodulating modulated waves on the RF tag reader side can be implemented, data transmission from an RF... Agent:
20130314212 - Rfid marking of units in a space: Non-RFID-active units in a space are marked by affixing RFID tags. Two tags are affixed to each unit, each tag having a directional antenna. The antennas are oriented to define a per-unit reader location. Units are arranged in the space so the per-unit reader locations at least partially overlap to... Agent:
20130314217 - Verifying identification of fluid supplied through hose: A method of verifying the identification of fluid to be supplied through an RFID-tagged fluid-supply hose adapted to connect to a movable, RFID-tagged fluid container includes providing an RFID reading unit including an antenna, so that the respective RFID tags of the container and the hose are within a range... Agent:
20130314218 - Remote-control device with directional audio system: A method of directing an audio signal to an intended user by a remote-control device coupled to an audio/video device is described. The remote-control device sends an instruction to the audio/video device to transmit an audio signal. The remote-control device receives the audio signal and processes the audio signal to... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20130314219 - Systems and methods for conveying information using a control signal referenced to alternating current (ac) power: Systems and methods convey information from a controller to at least one slave unit using a single wire referenced to an alternating current (AC) power supply. A control signal has a high voltage and a low voltage. The high voltage is greater than a voltage midpoint of the AC power... Agent: Albeo Technologies, Inc.
20130314220 - Haptic device with controlled traction forces: A haptic device includes a substrate that is subjected to lateral motion such as lateral oscillation with one or more degrees of freedom together with modulation of a friction reducing oscillation in a manner that can create a shear force on the user's finger or on an object on the... Agent:
20130314221 - Object detection system and method using a camera and a multiple zone temperature sensor: A system and method to provide a notification to an operator of a vehicle that an object is proximate to the vehicle. Data from a visible light camera and a multiple zone temperature sensor are combined or fused to determine which regions of a display should be highlighted in order... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20130314222 - Electronic parking brake system and method of indicating malfunction of parking brake switch: Disclosed herein is a method of indicating malfunction of a parking brake system includes determining whether a parking brake switch including four switches malfunctions, if the parking brake switch malfunctions, determining states of the four switches, monitoring a pattern of a drive signal input to the parking brake switch according... Agent: Mando Corporation
20130314223 - Vehicle including seat belt: A vehicle includes a vehicle side device having a vehicle side transmitting-receiving section performing wireless communicating with a seat belt side and a control section (determination section) determining an installation state, based on a signal from the seat belt side; and a seat belt side device having a seat belt... Agent: Alps Electric Co., Ltd.
20130314224 - Vehicle approach notification unit: A vehicle approach notification unit disposed in a vehicle for producing a notification sound outside of the vehicle includes a small speaker producing the notification sound having an audible frequency. The small speaker is disposed on a sound tube of a horn of the vehicle, the horn producing a warning... Agent: Denso Corporation
20130314225 - Alarm device for alerting hazardous conditions: Provided is a smoke alarm device (10) comprising a motion detection module (14) for generating a motion detection signal on detecting human motion within a detection zone, a primary sensing module (16) arranged to generate an alarm signal where the primary sensing module senses a hazardous condition, at least one... Agent:
20130314226 - Method and system using mobile communication device to improve home safety: In accordance with the invention, a mobile communication device (MCD), preferable a mobile phone, intercepts a RF signal indicating a remote operation occurred on home equipment and starts safety monitoring process to observe situation progress following receiving the RF signal. When certain condition, for example time-up of a timer or... Agent:
20130314227 - Detection of objects by electronic glove: An electronic glove communicates with an electronic device and has a positioning unit, a microcontroller, and an indicating component. The indicating component may be a heating component or a visual indicating component. The positioning unit detects coordinates of the electronic glove and the electronic device sends its own coordinates wirelessly... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130314228 - Interaction analyzer: A method of analyzing participant activity includes providing an identification unit to a participant, receiving signals from the identification unit, determining location of the participant based on the received signals, storing the location information and the associated timestamp and analyzing the stored information.... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20130314229 - Alarm information transmission method wireless sensor node device and gateway node device: The present invention provides an alarm information transmission method, a sensor node device and a gateway node device so as to solve the problem in the prior art that alarm information generated by a sensor node cannot be transmitted in time. The method comprises: receiving, by a gateway node, indication... Agent:
20130314230 - Earthquake alarming device with rescue assisting capability: An earthquake alarming device with rescue assisting capability includes a casing and a circuit unit. The circuit unit is disposed in the casing and includes a control module, and a seismic sensory module, a speaker, a transmitter module and a heating module all connected to the control module. The seismic... Agent: Che-ming Liu
20130314231 - Safety detection system with integrated diagnostic functions: The invention relates to a safety detection system comprising a detection chain formed by a number of interconnected safety detectors (D1, . . . D5). The detectors (D1, . . . D5) in the chain are also interconnected in order to form a diagnostic line in parallel with the safety... Agent: Schneider Electric Industries Sas
20130314232 - Tailgating detection: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for tailgating detection are described herein. One method includes collecting, via a computing device, access log data associated with a profile; processing, by a processor coupled to the computing device, the access log data to obtain a statistical access model; detecting, by the processor, a... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20130314233 - Wireless tracking and monitoring electronic seal: An electronic security seal (e-Seal) is disclosed. The e-Seal monitors security of shipments including intermodal containers, reports tampers in real-time, monitors environmental status of goods and reports exceptions in real-time, and reports the location of the shipment with high frequency. The security monitoring complies with the ISO 17712 standard, adding... Agent: Savi Technology, Inc.
20130314234 - Method for warning of residual amount of liquid detergent: A method for warning of a residual amount of liquid detergent includes: calculating a total use amount of liquid detergent by adding up a use amount of liquid detergent whenever a washing process is performed; and comparing the total use amount of liquid detergent to a reference amount, and warning... Agent:
20130314235 - Sewer backup alarm: This system will alert an occupant of a backup in the sewer or septic system and could be used in a residential or commercial structure. The system is affixed to a sewer waste line and includes a float device and a wireless alert device. When a backup occurs, the float... Agent:
20130314236 - Photovoltaic arrays: An alarm apparatus for connection to a photovoltaic array, the apparatus comprising a signal processor arranged to monitor solar energy generated electrical power output from the photovoltaic array, the signal processor arranged to detect when an irregular power output is sensed from the photovoltaic array, and the apparatus arranged to... Agent: Area Energy Limited
20130314237 - Relay with an intermediate alert mechanism: A relay with an intermediate alert mechanism and a method for producing an intermediate alert in association with a relay. The relay comprises an input sampling module configured to detect a parameter of a source to be monitored; a processing module configured to determine a working range based on a... Agent: Schneider Electric Industries Sas
20130314238 - Hardware attitude detection implementation of mobile devices with mems motion sensors: Systems and methods for detecting an attitude of a device are disclosed. The system includes a processing system including at least a sensor processor and an application processor, which are distinct. The system further includes a memory system including one or more computer-readable media. The computer-readable media contains instructions that,... Agent:
20130314239 - Position indicator for valves: A device for indicating the status of a valve includes a position indicator, wherein the position indicator includes a monitoring element, and a communication element. A method for indicating the status of at least one valve includes monitoring positions of a device enclosed by a first valve with a position... Agent: Mueller International, LLC
20130314240 - Magnetically controlled warning lamp: A magnetically controlled warning lamp has a light module and a circuit board mounted in the body. The circuit board has a magnetic device, a control module and a power module. The power module provides the control module and the light module with a working voltage. The magnetic device is... Agent:
20130314241 - Optimization visualization using normalized achievement variables: The present disclosure describes various systems and methods for creating and presenting optimization visualizations that use normalized achievement variables. At least one illustrative method includes defining achievement functions that each operates on at least one of several achievement variables (each of the achievement variables representing a characteristic of a physical... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20130314242 - Energy storage management system with distributed wireless sensors: An energy storage system having a multiple different types of energy storage and conversion devices. Each device is equipped with one or more sensors and RFID tags to communicate sensor information wirelessly to a central electronic management system, which is used to control the operation of each device. Each device... Agent:
20130314243 - System and method for enabling collaborative analysis of a biosignal: A method and system for enabling collaborative analysis of biosignal data comprising: collecting a bioelectrical signal dataset from a first user; transmitting the bioelectrical signal dataset to a second user; generating an analysis based upon the bioelectrical signal data; transmitting the analysis to at least one of the first user... Agent: Emotiv Lifesciences Inc.
20130314247 - Close proximity communication device and methods: Disclosed herein are methods and systems for receiving an encoded data packet, one or more activation commands, and a communication identifier, decoding the received data packet, validating the decoded received data packet, and executing one or more routines associated with the respective one or more activation commands.... Agent: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
20130314244 - Draft beer supply chain systems and methods: Supply chain systems and methods are disclosed for monitoring fluid levels in liquid containers, such as kegs. Embodiments include sensors that fit within a keg's false bottom, measure the weight of the keg, and transmit the weight information to a computer database via a wireless network. Other embodiments include an... Agent: Steadyserv Technologies, LLC
20130314246 - Intelligent electronic device having audible and visual interface: An intelligent electronic device having an audible and visual interface for providing audible and visual instructions to a user in an event of an alarm or trouble indication in the electrical power system. The intelligent electronic device includes at least one sensor configured for measuring at least one power parameter... Agent: Electro Industries/gauge Tech
20130314245 - Modular metering system: A modular metering unit, shown generally at 10, comprises a master module 12, slave modules 14a to 14f, and a communications module 16. Together the modules 12, 14 and 16 make up a modular metering unit for metering electricity from plural Loads (not shown) such as, in the case of... Agent: Northern Design (electronics) Limited
20130314248 - Signal converting cradle for medical condition monitoring and management system: A monitoring apparatus is disclosed which includes a receiver unit for receiving data and outputting a first alert signal based on the received data; and a docking unit comprising a converter unit which converts the first alert signal when the receiver unit is connected to the docking unit.... Agent: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
20130314249 - Utility meter for metering a utility consumption and optimizing upstream communications and method for managing these communications: A utility meter and method for metering consumption of at least one utility including: a metering unit, a communication unit for sending/receiving messages to/from a management center, a memory to store a unique identifier pertaining to the utility meter and a first key, an encryption unit for encrypting the utility... Agent: Nagravision S.a.
20130314250 - Analyte monitoring system having an alert: Described herein are analyte monitoring systems including a receiver or data processing component that is configured to automatically issue a first alert notification when a first predetermined number of consecutive data packets are not received from the sensor/sensor electronics, and automatically issue a second alert notification when a second predetermined... Agent: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
20130314251 - Vehicle approach warning apparatus: A vehicle approach warning apparatus has a failure determining section and a monitor voltage output circuit connected to a potential change terminal. During a sound emit period where a warning signal is being outputted to an sound emitter for emitting a warning sound, the output circuit outputs a monitor voltage... Agent: Anden Co., Ltd.
20130314252 - In-vehicle presentation of information associated with a sign: Presenting information within a vehicle. Via an information capture device, a symbolic code or a wireless signal transmitted by a sign located external to the vehicle can be detected. Via an information presentation device located within the vehicle, information associated with the symbolic code or contained in the wireless signal... Agent: Samantha Inventions, LLC
20130314253 - Radio apparatus that receives signals containing predetermined information: An RF unit and a modem unit receive packet signals. A processing unit processes the received packet signals. A measurement unit measures the received power of the packet signals received. A monitoring unit monitors the variation in the received power of the packet signals measured by the measurement unit. When... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130314254 - Flood-actuated roadblock barrier gate: Horizontal road barrier gates pivot on vertical posts to swing horizontally across a flooded roadway to block traffic. Floodwater contact plates or paddles on the road barrier gate bottoms are configured and positioned to move the road barrier gates from the force of the floodwater to swing the road barrier... Agent:
20130314255 - Enhanced barrel mounted traffic message board systems and methods: Systems and methods disclose an enhanced barrel mounted traffic message board system for displaying information to traffic. A traffic message board is adjustably coupled to a pole and configured to display the traffic information to the traffic. A battery provides power to the traffic message board and a solar panel... Agent:
20130314256 - Aerospace ground maneuver light: Aerospace ground maneuver light, comprises a reflector (14), the reflector (14) defining a light exit plane (18), an LED light source (26) arranged outside of the area defined by the reflector (14) and its light exit plane (18), and a mounting bar (22) which has a longitudinal extension and at... Agent:
20130314257 - Aircraft interface: An aircraft interface apparatus for providing communication between an aircraft system and a device for use on an aircraft comprises a first communication means for providing communication with the aircraft system, and a second communication means for providing communication with the device, wherein the aircraft system uses a first data... Agent: Bluebox Avionics Limited
20130314258 - Electronic avionics systems and methods: The present general inventive concept relates to a system of method having an electronic flight display that meets the FAR 23.1311(b) regulatory requirement for redundant backup instruments in the cockpit. The present general inventive concept also provides a system and method to detect failures, obstructions, or improper operation of the... Agent: Aspen Avionics, Inc.11/21/2013 > 44 patent applications in 38 patent subcategories.
20130307664 - Electronic device and method of controlling the same: An electronic device can include: a communication unit; a display unit for display contents; and a controller configured to: display a user interface for querying whether to continuously display the contents or stop a display of the contents on the display unit, when the electronic device enters a high rate... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130307665 - Control system for controlling accessories of mobile device: A control system includes a wireless dock, a mobile device, and one or more accessories. The one or more accessories are used with the mobile device. When the mobile device is close to the wireless dock, the mobile device receives a message from the wireless dock, and the mobile device... Agent: Wistron Corp.
20130307668 - Cabinet lock key with audio indicators: An electronic key for a merchandise security device is provided. The electronic key may include electronic circuitry for providing electrical power to a lock mechanism for locking and unlocking the lock mechanism. The electronic key may also include an audio component configured to indicate a status of the lock mechanism.... Agent:
20130307666 - Electronic access memory device and access point control: A lock system is provided including a plurality of access point controls and at least one access memory device. The access memory device is configured to communicate information between access point controls.... Agent:
20130307669 - Systems and methods for pairing a wireless transceiver unit for sanitary ware: Systems and methods for pairing a wireless transceiver unit for sanitary ware are provided. An exemplary pairing method includes emitting a pairing instruction signal from a wireless sender of the wireless transceiver unit, receiving the emitted pairing instruction signal at one or more wireless receivers, and detecting a signal intensity... Agent:
20130307667 - Authentication system of portable electronic device and portable electronic device using the same: An authentication system of a portable electronic device is disclosed. The authentication system of a portable electronic device includes a first identity recognition module, a second identity recognition module, an application module, an authentication module and a near field communication (NFC) module. The application module enables the first identity recognition... Agent: Asustek Computer Inc.
20130307670 - Biometric authentication system: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for implementing a biometric authentication system. The biometric authentication system receives biometric information for a user, stores the information in a secure memory device, and compares the biometric information to a scan received at a later time to... Agent:
20130307671 - Management device, medium, and method: A management device includes: a memory configured to store a program including a procedure; and a processor configure to execute the program, the procedure including: acquiring a result obtained by communicating with a first wireless tag attached to each openable storage container in which location information is defined, a communicable... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130307674 - Adaptation of a transmission between a terminal and an electromagnetic transponder: A method for determining a transponder type to which an electromagnetic transponder in the field of a terminal belongs, wherein the type is determined based on a difference between a measured value of a piece of information representative of the current in an oscillating circuit of the terminal and a... Agent: Proton World International N.v.
20130307673 - Rfid device groups: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates configuring at least one radio frequency identification (RFID) device. An RFID network can include at least one device associated with a device group, wherein the device group corresponds to a characteristic. An organizational manager can uniformly configure the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130307672 - Systems and methods for marking surveying points along a property boundary: A system for marking surveying points has a maker that is installed, e.g., buried, at a surveying point along a property boundary. Information indicative of a geographic location of the surveying point is shared in the marker. In order to later find the surveying point, a communication device is carried... Agent:
20130307676 - Remote control with multiple pointing devices in different planes: A remote control device includes first and second pointing devices, wherein each pointing device is provided in a different plane, for the provision of flexible and ergonomic user commands. The first pointing device may be provided on an upper surface of a remote control housing (in a first plane) while... Agent:
20130307675 - Wireless control system usable with portable electronic device: A wireless control system usable with portable electronic device includes at least one controlled device, at least one portable electronic device, and a wireless control device. The portable electronic device is electrically connectable to the wireless control device, and has application software stored therein. The portable electronic device is capable... Agent: Asia Vital Components Co., Ltd.
20130307677 - Controlling communication mode changes in a communication system: In response to receiving an indication at a primary device of initiation of a communication mode change, the primary device transmits a first command. Each of one or more secondary devices that are in a responsive state when the first command is transmitted responds to the first command with a... Agent: Bose Corporation
20130307678 - Vehicle warning light system: A mount is adapted for attaching a brake switch to a brake control lever of a vehicle, such as a bicycle. The mount and/or the switch may include part of a vehicle lighting system. The vehicle lighting system may include a control unit incorporating a wireless sender unit, which is... Agent:
20130307679 - Wading vehicle depth measurement apparatus: A wading vehicle (100) having a water level sensor (114) comprising a hydrostatic pressure sensor.... Agent: Jaguar Land Rover Limited
20130307680 - Intrusion alarm system with self-testing function: An intrusion alarm system with a self-testing function contains a controller, at least two intrusion detectors, a timer and an indicator. At least one of the intrusion detectors is installed at an entry/exit way while the remaining intrusion detectors are installed at other locations. The intrusion detectors send a trigger... Agent:
20130307681 - Methods and devices for providing action item reminders: Methods and devices for providing action item reminders are described. In one example embodiment, the present application describes a method performed by a processor on an electronic device. The method includes: receiving a request for creation of an action item, the action item being a record of a proposed future... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130307682 - System for advanced security management: A system receives input from a plurality of sensors in a security management system. The input relates to two or more events. The input is stored in a database. A correlation between the two or more events is determined. A priority is dynamically assigned to the two or more events,... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20130307683 - Method and apparatus for automated messaging in beverage containers: An apparatus generates an audio and/or visual signal or message when a container having an opening mechanism is opened. An activation trigger is coupled to the container to determine when the container has been opened. An integrated circuit is mounted on or within the container or opening mechanism and coupled... Agent: Say It Corporation
20130307684 - Remote child monitor: The remote child monitor is an intelligent child seat presence, operator reminder, and emergency alert monitoring system and method that reduces the probability of a child properly secured in a vehicle baby seat being left unattended in a vehicle. The central monitoring device detects when the child is secured in... Agent: Tpkidsco Lp
20130307686 - Blood-chemistry imbalance determination by means of reflex reaction time measurements: A system and method are provided whereby periodic measurements of autonomic reflex times of individuals are used as an early-warning indication that an undesirable physical condition, such as an undesirable blood-chemistry condition, may exist. This method correlates measurements of the reaction times of specific autonomic reflexes to more-definitive measurements for... Agent:
20130307685 - Ecg-enabled personal emergency response systems: The invention provides personal emergency response systems (PERS) with expanded life-saving capabilities. One embodiment of the invention provides a wearable PERS pendant that incorporates a cell phone transmitter or transceiver, a GPS location system, an accelerometer-based fall detector that automatically triggers an alert, and an electrocardiogram (ECG) recorder permitting a... Agent:
20130307688 - Personal security and tracking system: A signaling system is provided for rendering an alarm for an individual in distress combined with a locating and tracking system to thus alert and direct appropriate personnel to the needs of the individual in distress and to monitor the location of that individual. The system comprises a portable signaling... Agent:
20130307687 - Radio frequency shield with proximity change alert for a contactless data carrier: A method of making a fuel for a portable heater comprises heating a salt of iron with a carboxylic acid at a temperature from about 400° C. to about 700° C. under an inert or reducing atmosphere to produce a composite material comprising carbon and iron nanoparticles. The fuel may... Agent: Orb Information Technology Limited
20130307689 - Calculatore string measurer: This patent is claim to a wheel that spins to a calculator and adds or minuses based on the button pressed to a calculator that has its inner button set on 1+1 or 1−1. The calculator later copies that number or it can be put in and copied or from... Agent:
20130307690 - Methods and apparatus to identify a degradation of integrity of a process control system: Methods and apparatus to identify a degradation of integrity of a process control system are disclosed. An example method includes identifying a file on a file system of the process control system. The example method further includes determining if the file is identified in a system profile, the system profile... Agent:
20130307691 - Electronic lock with optical detection for detecting an enabler: An electronic lock includes optical detection for detecting an enabler (card or coin), including an inserter (1) for allowing the introduction of an enabler (2) in the lock (10); a retainer (5) for retaining the enabler (2) in a reading position; an optical detector (4) for detecting the enabler (2)... Agent: Ojmar, S.a.
20130307692 - Reduced cost merchandise display security device including merchandise power supply: A merchandise display security device for displaying and protecting an article of merchandise is provided. For example, the security device comprises an alarm unit and a first connector electrically coupled to the alarm unit and configured to releasably engage the article of merchandise. The security device further comprises a second... Agent: Invue Security Products Inc.
20130307693 - System and method for real time data analysis: A system and method for real time data analysis are disclosed. A particular embodiment includes; receiving a plurality of current data streams from a plurality of sensor arrays deployed at a monitored venue; correlating the current data streams with corresponding historical data streams and related data streams; analyzing, by use... Agent: Transportation Security Enterprises, Inc. (tse)
20130307694 - Electricity/power metering system and method: A power supervising system, network and method, the system comprising a domestic unit and at least one auxiliary unit, said domestic unit comprising: digital power meter; data reading, storage and processing means; tampering preventing means: display means; alarm means and communication means for communicating with said at least one auxiliary... Agent:
20130307695 - Slope stability alarm: p
20130307696 - Position determination system: A position determination system is provided comprising one or more fixed base units and one or more mobile units, wherein the system is arranged to determine the horizontal position of a mobile unit based on the proximity of said mobile unit to at least one base unit and wherein the... Agent: Sonitor Technologies As
20130307697 - Code support device for infant care devices: A code support device providing emergency code displays for caregivers responsible for infant patients in an infant care device. The code support device has a graphic user interface display for gathering, recording and displaying information used in the routine operation of the infant care device and when needed displays a... Agent:
20130307698 - Refrigerator and remote controller: Provided is a refrigerator, which includes a display part and a control part. The display part displays information. The control part controls the display part. The display part includes a first display part for displaying information related to an additional function except for a cooling function, and a second display... Agent:
20130307699 - Arrangement and method for controlling and/or monitoring a subsea device: An arrangement for controlling and/or monitoring at least one subsea device may include: a first level node communicatively, in particular electrically and/or fiberoptically connectable to an equipment above a sea surface of a sea; at least one second level node communicatively, e.g., electrically and/or fiberoptically connected to the first level... Agent:
20130307700 - Downhole information storage and transmission: Apparatus and methods for downhole information storage and transmission are disclosed herein. An example method disclosed herein includes losslessly compressing at least a portion of information received from a portion of a downhole tool disposed in a wellbore. The information is compressed via a processor disposed on the downhole tool... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20130307702 - Method and system for effective management of energy consumption by household appliances: A method and system for effective management of energy consumption by household appliances, using a home energy information gateway. Particularly, the invention provides a method and system for an efficient and economic home energy information gateway which can provide the energy consumption information and communication interface through a set top... Agent: Tata Consultancy Services Limited
20130307701 - Wirelessly networked fluid monitoring method, system and apparatus: Some embodiments relate to a fluid monitoring system, comprising: a housing positioned in-ground above a buried fluid conduit, the housing having a lockable access hatch to allow access to an internal volume of the housing from surface level; at least one sensor accessible through the internal volume and arranged to... Agent: South East Water Corporation
20130307703 - Device for monitoring the integrity and soundness of a mechanical structure, and method for operating such a device: The invention relates to a device for monitoring the integrity and soundness of a mechanical structure, such as an aircraft. The device comprises a control unit, a radio frequency transmission means, and an electric battery. The control unit recovers data from a set of digital and/or analog sensors. The radio... Agent: European Aernautic Defence And Space Company Eads France
20130307704 - Parking restriction information: Parking restrictions are provided by an app and generates a display, which can be on the screen of a mobile smartphone, a tablet, a computer, or on a handheld or vehicle built-in navigation system screen. The app can obtain parking restrictions for current location from a database that is updated... Agent:
20130307705 - Aircraft and method for displaying a visual information associated to flight parameters to an operator of an aircraft: There is described an aircraft, comprising a windscreen arranged in a front side of aircraft, characterized in that an edge of windscreen defines a visualization area visible by an operator, and by comprising displaying means configured for displaying at least one visual information of at least one flight parameter within... Agent: Agustawestland S.p.a.
20130307706 - Vehicle projection systems and method: A system for displaying visually sensible patterns onto a surface of a vehicle including a display control subsystem responsive to an operational state of the vehicle, and a display device, operative in response to an input from the display control subsystem, to display a visually sensible pattern onto the surface.... Agent:
20130307707 - Notification system for reporting status of a vehicle and anticipated arrival times.: Generally, the present invention automatically monitors the travel of vehicles in response to requests from users at remote locations. In this regard, a user at a remote location submits a vehicle indicator (such as a bus number, for example) and a location indicator (such as a bus stop number, for... Agent: Bus Tracker LLC11/14/2013 > 56 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories.
20130300534 - Automated control system for multi-level authority to operate electronic and electrical devices: An automated control system for multi-level authority to operate electronic and electrical equipment, the system including one or more wireless or wired controlled devices and one or more separate communicator and/or transmitter devices for an operation authorizing code and/or separate user identifiers for communicating the codes to a customer or... Agent:
20130300535 - Fire fighting system: A system for identifying and aiding a firefighter may include a pocket monitor to be carried by the firefighter, and a command center to be wirelessly connected to the pocket monitor. The pocket monitor may include a lost switch to communicate with the command center that the fire fighter is... Agent:
20130300536 - System for transmitting emergency broadcast messages with selectivity to radio, television, computers and smart phones: A system digitally retransmits an emergency alert message to a plurality of recipients. A specialized category of recipients, which function to combat an emergency, receive specialized instructions to coordinate and handle an emergency situation. The digitally retransmitted emergency alert message includes a specialized unique code for each of the specialized... Agent:
20130300537 - Method and system for contact detection and contact localization along continuum robots: A robotic system and methods for manipulation of multi-segment continuum robots. The methods relate to contact detection and estimation of contact location along a multi-segment continuum robot.... Agent: Vanderbilt University
20130300541 - Improving positioning accuracy of location tracking system: This document presents a wireless location tracking system comprising a plurality of location tracking nodes to cover an area where the location tracking is to be carried out, wherein the location tracking nodes are configurable to form a static communication network infrastructure for routing communication messages; at least one mobile... Agent: 9solutions Oy
20130300542 - Laser detection enhanced rfid tag reading event timing system and method: Systems and methods for determining a time of a passing a detection line on a route by a participant having an RFID tag on the participant or an object associated with the participant, traveling along the route, the system includes a timing system an RFID tag reader system for wirelessly... Agent: Innovative Timing Systems, LLC
20130300539 - Radio-frequency identification (rfid) tag-to-tag autoconnect discovery, and related methods, circuits, and systems: Methods, circuits, and systems are disclosed for automatically detecting connections between RFID tags. In one embodiment, a method is provided that includes periodically placing a charge on a node shared between a first RFID tag and a second RFID tag. The method also comprises sensing a voltage at the node... Agent:
20130300538 - Rfid tag reader and method for reading an rfid tag: An RFID reader and method for reading an RFID tag is provided herein. The RFID reader operates in a “bistatic” mode, utilizing two RF antennas, one for transmitting an RF signal, and one for receiving an RF signal. The transmit and receive antennas do not “point” in a same direction... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc.
20130300540 - Subset selection of rfid tags using light: Methods and apparatuses for selecting a subset of RFID tags are provided in some embodiments. These methods and apparatuses utilize the susceptibility to light by persistent nodes found in passive tags. Light can be used to intentionally reduce persistence times in a particular subset tags or even an individual tag.... Agent:
20130300543 - Multi-element rfid coupler: An RFID communication system comprising a near field coupler that is capable of selectively communicating with a targeted transponder positioned among a group of multiple adjacent transponders. The coupler is configured to receive communication signals from a transceiver and transmit the signals to a targeted transponder in a transponder operating... Agent:
20130300544 - Method and apparatus for wireless management of articles: The present invention is directed to method and apparatus for wireless management of articles. The method is implemented by a master RFID tag. The method includes transmitting at least one first RFID read signal to a plurality of RFID tags local to the master RFID tag and receiving a first... Agent: Bce Inc.
20130300547 - Control apparatus, control target apparatus, and alarm-setting method using the apparatuses: Provided is a method of a control device to set an alarm. The method includes: discovering a first control target device including an alarm service and a second target device including a content providing service; receiving a device list registered for the alarm service from the first target device; receiving... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130300546 - Remote control method and apparatus for terminals: A remote control method may include: sending a control privilege request message to a control privilege manager; receiving, by an agent, a control privilege response message corresponding to the control privilege request message; and transitioning from a passive mode during which the agent is remotely controlled by an external device... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130300545 - Internet enabled mobile device for home control of light, temperature, and electrical outlets: Ubiquitous wall electrical sockets, switches, sensors, and other similar devices may be turned into intelligent units capable of being controlled by a mobile device and functioning smartly within an intelligent local or wide area network. Existing electrical outlets/switches could have an intelligent plug-in module to turn these hitherto passive outlets... Agent: Ip Holdings, Inc.
20130300548 - In-room alarm configuration of nurse call system: A nurse call system includes a room station located in a patient room and having a graphical display. The nurse call system also includes an equipment port located in the patient room and configured to couple to medical equipment to receive an alarm signal from the medical equipment. The room... Agent:
20130300549 - Self adapting haptic device: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed that allow an electronic device to autonomously adapt one or more user alerts of the electronic device. For example, some embodiments may include a method for operating a haptic device including driving a haptic device using a control signal, measuring a frequency related to the... Agent:
20130300550 - Catalytic converter theft protection arrangement: A catalytic converter theft protection arrangement includes a metal cage rigidly attached to an underside of a vehicle such that the cage surrounds a catalytic converter of the vehicle. An electronic tamper-detecting device is disposed within the cage and transmits an alarm signal in response to detecting motion around the... Agent:
20130300551 - Object proximity system: An object proximity alert system for an object network includes an object module having a data processing unit; a GPS unit; and a transceiver, the latter both connected to the data processing unit. A first object in the network has the module, such that the data processing unit obtains first... Agent:
20130300552 - Vehicular collision-activated information exchange method and apparatus using wireless communication radios: A method, a system, and an apparatus used to automatically exchange identification and collision-related information utilizing wireless communication devices during vehicular accidents are presented. Upon collision, an impact sensor detects and registers the crash, causing a processor to trigger a collision warning, record selected identification and collision-related information in an... Agent:
20130300553 - Hose or cable release alert system: An alerting system for signaling the displacement of a leading end portion of a hose or the like, carried by a vehicle, includes a hose-gripping unit, a visible or audible signal generator, and a mounting box for connecting the gripping unit to support structure. Displacement of the hose from the... Agent: B & G Industries, LLC.
20130300554 - In-vehicle information delivery system and method: An in-vehicle information display system including a GPS receiver that determines the location of a vehicle, and a user interface for communicating information received over a wireless communication network. The information received over the wireless communications network is communicated to a user interface depending on the velocity of the vehicle.... Agent: Itcico Spain, S.l.
20130300555 - Seat belt reminder system: A seat belt reminder system includes an occupant sensor to detect an occupant in a seat of a vehicle and a buckle sensor to detect when a seat belt is latched to a seat belt buckle. A controller detects whether the seat belt buckle is latched and a wireless transmitter... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20130300556 - Visual warning device having interior spotlights capably illuminating in preferable direction: A visual warning device has both a warning function to provide various colored flashing lights and a lighting function to adjustably project the lighting in preferable direction, which at least comprises a lighting device comprising an interior spotlight fixedly placed in the inside of the visual warning device and a... Agent:
20130300557 - Alert and response messaging between devices: A computer-implemented method for providing an alert message comprises receiving input from a user specifying a destination to which an alert message is to be sent in the event of an interruption of an execution of a process; monitoring the execution of the process to determine if the execution is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130300558 - System for monitoring caregivers and equipment: A hospital monitoring system for monitoring hospital personnel, a plurality of patient locations for patients, and associated devices is configured to control the associated devices based on the presence of hospital personnel or alarms.... Agent:
20130300559 - Device and method for biological monitoring: An approach is provided for remote healthy caring and monitoring through data transmission and processing. A biological monitoring device comprises a biological sensor, a motion detector, a warning module, a transmitting module and a controller. The biological sensor acquires a biological data from a person. The motion detector senses a... Agent: Broadmaster Biotech Corp.
20130300560 - Tracking passengers on cruise ships: Systems and procedures for tracking the locations of passengers on a vessel are provided. Example systems may include a portable tag configured to be assigned to a passenger, the tag encoded with a tag identifier; a plurality of tag readers configured to be positioned at predetermined locations on a vessel,... Agent: Mtn Satellite Communications
20130300561 - Devices and methods for detecting environmental circumstances and responding with designated communication actions: Provided are a wireless communication device and a communication device control method that include a set of templates corresponding to a plurality of potential environmental circumstances. The templates may be stored in a database in the computer readable memory of the communication device. At predetermined intervals, a suite of environmental... Agent:
20130300562 - Generating delivery notification: The present disclosure describes methods, systems, and computer program products for generating delivery notification records. A described technique includes (i) identifying a computer-readable text file associated with an inbound delivery notification at a first system, the first system associated with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system (ii) identifying backend information... Agent: Sap Ag
20130300563 - Mobile incident reporting of organized retail crime: Implementations of this disclosure provide systems and methods for users to create and send incident reports using a portable electronic device such as a mobile device. In some implementations, the incident reports are sent to a plurality of registered mobile devices or other electronic devices. In some implementations, the reports... Agent:
20130300564 - Method and apparatus for providing security device and system status: A method and apparatus is described for providing security device and system status information. A status indication device may be mounted near an entry door for determining when an individual is about to leave an area. When the status indication device determines that an individual is about to leave an... Agent:
20130300565 - Adhesive and peripheral systems and methods for medical devices: A repeater system may control a pump by using a repeater and a user interface. An adhesive patch system may be used for affixing a pump or other object to a human body. Such an adhesive patch system may include two sets of adhesive members, each member including an adhesive... Agent: Deka Products Limited Partnership
20130300566 - Methods, systems, and apparatus for protection system activation and dynamic labeling: Methods, devices, and systems for activation of a protection system and dynamic labeling are described. An example system for use with a plurality of circuit protection devices coupled to a switchgear unit includes a first sensor for detecting a body located within a first zone associated with a threshold distance... Agent:
20130300567 - Error indication circuit: An indication circuit is used on a motherboard. First and second pins on the motherboard output different signals corresponding to different power-on self-test errors. The indication circuit includes first to third electronic switches, first and second light-emitting diodes, and first to fifth resistors. When different errors occurred during power-on self-test,... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (wuhan) Co., Ltd.
20130300568 - Control panel, and digital display units and sensors therefor: According to one aspect, a digital display unit includes a microcontroller to process digital information received from one or more sensors, a display, and a switch in electrical communication with the microcontroller so that the microcontroller displays an output on the display that is specific to a type of sensor.... Agent:
20130300569 - Apparatus and methods for controlling and communicating with downhole devices: Apparatus and methods for controlling and communicating with one or more tools in a downhole tool string including a tractor, an auxiliary tractor tool, a logging tool, a safety sub, a release mechanism, a unit containing sensors for monitoring downhole conditions, a setting tool, and a perforating gun. Also provided... Agent:
20130300570 - Method and system of gamma pulse telemetry: Gamma pulse telemetry. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods including: reading data associated with a borehole penetrating an earth formation; encoding the data in a first plurality of gamma bursts, the encoding by an encoding system coupled within the drill string, and where the each gamma burst... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20130300571 - Interrogation of active and passive proppants for real-time monitoring of fractured wells: A variety of resonant tags are disclosed that are sized to be approximately the same size as proppants. The resonant tags have a resonant frequency that changes in response to pressure and temperature changes.... Agent:
20130300573 - Patient monitoring and surveillance system, methods, and devices: Provided herein are methods, devices and systems for the remote monitoring and/or surveillance of a patient's location, position, movement, vital signs, biopotentials, or a combination thereof using transmission of stepped-frequency radar signals, detecting reflections of the transmitted signals and processing the frequency and phase shifts.... Agent: Lifeflow Technologies, Inc.
20130300574 - Remote monitoring unit with various sensors: A sensor device can comprise at least one sensor operatively coupled to a controller, wherein the controller is configured to receive a measured input from the at least one sensor; and a wireless communication device coupled to the controller. Further, the wireless communication device can be configured to communicate with... Agent:
20130300572 - System and method for hand cleansing: A system and method for cleansing hands is disclosed. The hand cleansing system comprises at least one sensor. The hand cleansing sensor is configured to detect whether a clinician is cleansing their hands. An identification unit is coupled with the hand cleansing sensor and is configured to determine the identity... Agent:
20130300577 - Collecting utility data information and conducting reconfigurations, such as demand resets, in a utility metering system: In a data collection system having a utility data collector configured for remotely collecting utility data, a system includes one or more endpoints. Each endpoint has a utility meter, memory for storing at least utility consumption data from the utility meter, and a radio for transmitting a communication message to... Agent:
20130300575 - Cooperative processing with mobile monitoring device and computer system: An arrangement includes a mobile device which may include circuitry to receive ECG data, circuitry to identify a notable finding in the ECG data and circuitry to send the ECG data corresponding to the notable finding to a computing system. The mobile device may also include circuitry to receive from... Agent: Medicomp, Inc.
20130300578 - Mobile communication device and communication method: A mobile communication device (10) that relays communication between a sensor device (50) located in a neighbor area and a server device (70) includes a biometric information receiving unit (20) that receives biometric information of a user wearing the sensor device (50) from the sensor device (50), a sensor unit... Agent: Nec Casio Mobile Communications, Ltd.
20130300576 - Water monitoring system using a random phase multiple access system: Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable media, are configured for receiving monitor data from a water meter. A data stream is created based upon the monitor data. The data stream is spread with a common pseudo-noise (PN) code that is used by a plurality of nodes... Agent:
20130300579 - Detector system: The system includes an active unit, such as a detector unit, which has a processor, a network port for connection to a central control unit, and an optical data input port. The processor is arranged to enable the optical data input port on receipt of an enable signal received by... Agent:
20130300580 - Multi-mode safety system for spotter-assisted vehicle maneuvering: Apparatus and associated methods involve a handheld illuminated module to communicate safety information from a spotter to a driver during a vehicle maneuver. In an illustrative example, the spotter operates the module at a position from which to monitor a region in the vehicle's path. The spotter communicates to the... Agent:
20130300581 - Group monitoring and collision avoidance system and method: A group or solo monitoring system and method for collision avoidance that uses a transceiver circuitry mounted on a vehicle. The circuitry can include a microprocessor, a memory having stored therein non-transitory instructions for programming the microprocessor, a visual indicator, an audio indicator, a user interface including a display screen... Agent: Sr Products Inc.
20130300582 - Devices, systems and methods for detecting a traffic infraction: Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed for identifying a driver within a vehicle using short range wireless communication in order to ticket or alert the driver in response to a traffic infraction by the driver. In exemplary embodiments, a short range wireless communication device registers drivers of vehicles at a... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC
20130300584 - Method and system for controlling the traffic flow through an rfid directional portal: A system having a first motion sensor configured to sense movement of an object on a first side of a portal, the object including an RFID tag, a first RFID reader being activated by the first motion sensor when the first motion sensor senses movement of the object, the first... Agent:
20130300583 - System and method for configuring a traffic control sensor system: A traffic control sensor system which provides outputted signals to a receiving traffic control system to assist the traffic control system in making real-time informed green light decisions. Such signals received by the traffic control system include calls for a green light for monitored traffic lanes approaching an intersection. The... Agent:
20130300585 - Method for determining the sequence of vehicle tagged with and without rfid: A method for determining the sequence of vehicle tagged with and without an RFID, comprises: f1. carrying out multiple receiving and transmitting communications with an RFID tag in a read-write region by using an RFID reader-writer, recording success and failure operations; f2. setting a time window, moving the time window... Agent:
20130300586 - Infrared laser landing marker: An infrared laser landing marker system provides a capability to mark a boundary line of varying lengths with near infrared lasers, e.g., of the order 8xx nm. This system can be either directly operated or remotely operated via satellite communications and is compatible with currently fielded night vision goggles. Two... Agent: U.s.a., As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army
20130300587 - System and method for displaying runway approach texture objects: A system and method are provided for displaying images to an aircrew member of an aircraft during approach to a runway. Synthetic approach texture objects for the runway are modified and displayed in accordance with current coordinates, altitude, and speed of the aircraft. The approach texture objects are identical, regularly... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20130300588 - Display apparatus: An apparatus comprises a display, a communication device, and a controller. The communication device performs communication with a remote control system. The system comprises a control head, a shift actuator, and a throttle actuator. The head designates a shift position and a throttle opening. The shift actuator drives a shift... Agent:
20130300589 - Maintenance decision support system and method for vehicular and roadside applications: A method and system are provided in which maintenance vehicles collect information from sensors and operators, forward the collected information to a server, and, in response, receive maps and operator instructions.... Agent:Previous industry: Electrical resistors
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