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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. 02/27/2014 > 60 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories.
20140055229 - Infra red based devices for guiding blind and visually impaired persons: A method and device for guiding a blind or visually impaired person are provided herein. The method includes the following stages: emitting one or more Infra Red (IR) light beams (110, 340) into a scene that contains objects (20, 50), each beam (110, 340) is associated with a unique direction... Agent:
20140055230 - System and method for remotely programming a patient medical device: A system and method for remotely programming a patient medical device (PMD) is presented. Programming instructions specified remotely are translated into commands formatted for a PMD to control functionality thereof. Correctness of the PMD-formatted commands is checked. Patient consent to modify the functionality of the PMD is confirmed. Application of... Agent: Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
20140055234 - Universal remote control system: A universal remote control system is disclosed. The universal remote control includes a receiver that has a wireless signal receiver unit, an electric motor that drives a mechanical arm and a microprocessor. When the receiver receives a control signal from a wireless signal transmitter, the microprocessor will energize the motor... Agent:
20140055235 - Mobile terminal and lock function operation method therefor: A mobile terminal and method for supporting a lock function operation. The method for operation of a lock function in a mobile terminal includes: receiving an input event in a locked state; and performing an unlock operation by deactivating the lock function and applying tentative lock deactivation for a given... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140055231 - System and method for credential management and administration: A credential management and administration system and method by which the documented eligibility of persons to receive benefits, services, access to premises or events, and the like is centrally administered. In one embodiment, credentials are distributed to the individuals electronically, via communication network, to respective portable device having a corresponding... Agent: Ecredentials LLC
20140055236 - Method for actuating a function of a vehicle from a large distance: A method for activating a function of a vehicle, which is associated with a key which wirelessly interchanges data with the vehicle, is carried out with the aid of a telecommunications device which is different from the key. However, the telecommunications device attempts to communicate with the key in order... Agent: Audi Ag
20140055237 - Mobile device in which the interior switch element is protected by the housing: The invention relates to a mobile device (10) for activating at least one switch element (40) that is arranged inside a housing (11), having a key unit (20) that comprises at least one contact means (21), wherein the contact means (21) is aligned to the interior (12) of the housing... Agent: Huf HÜ Lsbeck & FÜ Rst Gmbh & Co. Kg
20140055238 - Communications system and communications apparatus: A communications system configured to execute data transmission between a transponder having no radio wave generating source thereof and a reader/writer is provided. The communications system includes, a service permission level notifier configured to tell a service permission level for associated with a received signal level for permitting service acceptance... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140055232 - Control system during fuel supply to vehicle, and portable device: A control system during fuel supply to a vehicle has a portable device configured to be carried by a user, and an in-vehicle device that is mounted on the vehicle to conduct wireless communication with the portable device. The portable device is configured to conduct wireless communication with a facility... Agent: Omron Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140055233 - System and method for facilitating compatibility between multiple image detectors and imaging device: A system for facilitating compatibility between multiple image detectors and a medical imaging device is disclosed. The system comprises a memory for storing a detector identifier comprising a hardware ID associated with an image detector and firmware ID associated with a software application in the medical imaging device. The firmware... Agent: General Electric Company
20140055239 - Configuration of a stimulation apparatus: A method for configuring an apparatus (1) to apply stimulation to a body comprises identifying (52) one or more stimulation pads (40) connected to the apparatus. The method further comprises receiving (56) a user selection of a stimulation pad (40) and activating (58) a visual indicator (42) on the stimulation... Agent:
20140055240 - Indicating device for indicating a datacenter rack among a plurality of datacenter racks: The invention relates to a locating device for locating a computer cabinet from among a plurality of computer closets, the computer cabinet including a display unit which displays a status of the cabinet in accordance with the statuses of the devices in the cabinet.... Agent: Bull Sas
20140055241 - Alert system: An alert system includes centrally-located alarm device and a plurality of handheld remote devices, each remote device storing a unique identification code. Upon a primary depression of an externally-accessible actuation button, a mobile device in direct communication with each remote device transmits a predefined distress message to a predefined emergency... Agent:
20140055242 - System and method for providing centralized management and distribution of information to remote users: The invention includes systems, methods, and software applications for centrally maintaining information and automatically distributing relevant portions of the information to remote users. In one embodiment, a central server stores the information, which is maintained on the central server. Periodically, or each time the server information is updated, the server... Agent: United States Postal Service
20140055244 - Apparatus and method for monitoring and communicating data associated with a product: A condition monitoring system includes a radio frequency transponder module including an RFID chip having a first memory, and an antenna; at least one sensor module that monitors data related to the condition of a product and includes a second memory for storing the monitored data; and a communication interface... Agent: Infratab, Inc.
20140055243 - Method and apparatus for secure asset tracking: An approach is provided for providing a secure and energy efficient method of asset tracking using BLE tags. The security module determines identification criteria associated with at least one scanning device. The security module processes and/or facilitates a processing of the identification criteria to cause, at least in part, a... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20140055245 - Method of operating a spaced apart extended range rfid tag assembly: A method of operating a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag assembly having a a predetermined operating frequency with a body composed of an absorbing material coupled to a first side of the an RFID semiconductor chip, absorbing a substantial amount of a received energy in the absorbing material body, receiving... Agent: Innovative Timing Systems, LLC
20140055246 - Non-contact data carriers including an anti-collision scheme: Data carriers for inventorying by means of a communication station, whereby the communication station and each data carrier are brought into communicative connection, and each data carrier brought into communicative connection with the communication station is configured to generate a response signal that renders possible an inventorying of the data... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20140055247 - Reading device for contactless communication with a transponder unit: A reading device for contactless communication with a transponder unit includes a first antenna for generating a reading device field in the form of an alternating magnetic field. The reading device further contains one or more second antennas configured, and arranged in relation to the first antenna, such that during... Agent: Giesecke & Devrient Gmbh
20140055249 - Rfid security tag based monitoring system and detachers for use therewith: A smart detacher includes a detacher and an RFID reader. The smart detacher may be a handheld detacher or a secondary detacher. A method of monitoring using a security tag with an RFID chip therein and an detacher having an RFID reader operably connected thereto comprising the steps of: writing... Agent:
20140055248 - Method, computer program product, and changing station for tracking a process: is further developed in that, between steps a) and b), a selection of processes and/or services from a plurality is made depending on the detected data, and the selection is offered to an operating person to be carried out. The invention also relates to a computer program product for setting... Agent:
20140055250 - Methods and systems for controlling devices via power lines: Methods and systems are provided that control devices using signals transmitted over power lines in many different applications and configurations. They provide a lower cost approach for controlling devices via signals transmitted over power lines. The methods and systems may control intensity, spectral, and other characteristics of lighting devices, such... Agent:
20140055251 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes a touchscreen; a memory configured to store access point (AP) information; a 1st wireless communication unit configured to perform a communication with an AP (access point); and a controller configured to control a user interface for remotely... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20140055252 - Vehicle with safety projector: A vehicular alerting system includes at least one light source mounted on a vehicle. The light source is configured to emit a light beam, forming a projection. More particularly, the projection is projected peripherally substantially all around the vehicle onto a vehicular travelling surface, up to a predetermined distance from... Agent: Ford Motor Company
20140055253 - Method for operating a motor vehicle and motor vehicle: A method is provided for operating a motor vehicle. At least one transport device is rigidly connected to the motor vehicle in an outer region, an object is fastened to the transport device and the motor vehicle includes, but is not limited to a sensor. The one transport device in... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20140055254 - Collision avoidance system for vehicles: A continuous exterior perimeter monitoring system for collision avoidance by vehicles with exterior objects is provided utilizing microelectronic digital logic circuits and techniques to produce a visual three-digit numerical display, a discrete multi-color display and a multi-level sound warning system, indicating precise and range of distances of exterior objects from... Agent:
20140055255 - Tire pressure monitoring apparatus and method: Provided are an apparatus and method for monitoring tire pressure, and in particular, a method of identifying a position of a TPM sensor attached to a tire using tooth data of ABS. The apparatus identifies the position of the TPM sensor using a point where tooth data of ABS has... Agent: Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.
20140055256 - Charging state displaying device: A charging state displaying device includes a casing, a board, a plurality of light sources, and display units. The casing includes a light blocking part. The board is mounted on the light blocking part and is accommodated in the casing. The light sources are disposed on the board so as... Agent: Yazaki Corporation
20140055257 - Gear shift prompting system and gear shift prompting method thereof: A gear shift prompting system and a gear shift prompting method are provided. The gear shift prompting system includes a navigation module and a control module, wherein the control module generates a real-time gear shift signal to control a vehicle gear shift. The navigation device includes a prompting module and... Agent: Mitac International Corp.
20140055258 - Method and device for generating noise in the vehicle interior and vehicle exterior of a motor vehicle: A method is provided for generating noise in an interior and exterior of a motor vehicle in which a control unit is provided which can be activated and which is operatively connected to a noise generator. The noise generator is connected to at least one noise emitting device (3). The... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
20140055259 - Alarming apparatus, terminal apparatus, alarming system, method for outputting the warning and method of notification for conveying a warning regarding the running conditions of a vehicle to pedestrians: An alarming apparatus is mounted on a vehicle. An acquiring unit acquires the running velocity of the vehicle. A control unit detects an excess status where the traveling speed acquired by the acquiring unit exceeds a threshold value, which is higher than a speed limit stipulated for a road where... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140055260 - Policy-based vehicle horn functions: Vehicle horn functions are implemented by deriving a current value associated with a component defined by a policy, retrieving from a data file a volume setting mapped to the current value, and modifying operation of a horn in a vehicle to produce a volume corresponding to the volume setting when... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20140055261 - Disaster prevention device: A disaster prevention device contains a detecting unit and a control unit. The detecting unit includes a single crystal microprocessor connecting with a temperature detector, a gas detector, a smoke detector, a sound generator, an automatic dialing circuit, and a wireless transmitter circuit, such that when a gas stove is... Agent:
20140055262 - Neverloseit: system to alert users when they are about to misplace an item: The present invention relates to the tracking of a user's personal belongings, in particular, to systems and methods utilizing radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags to track one or more personal belongings associated with a mobile device with a RFID reader. The systems and methods detect whether registered RFID-tagged personal belongings are... Agent:
20140055263 - Infant monitor: Provided are systems and methods for infant monitoring. The systems and methods may include receiving sound produced by an infant, determining one or more characteristics of the sound, determining a recommendation relating to whether a caregiver should attend to the infant, based at least in part on the determined one... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140055265 - Always-available embedded theft reaction subsystem: A system to provide an always-on always-available security system for a platform is described. The system comprises a multi-mode system having a plurality of modes, available whenever the platform has a source of power, the modes comprising an unarmed mode, in which the security system is not protecting the platform,... Agent:
20140055264 - Theft detection system: A theft detection system is provided. In one embodiment, the theft detection system includes a theft detection device configured to be coupled to a product to detect theft of the product. In one embodiment, the theft detection system also includes a deactivator configured to emit a signal including a predetermined... Agent: Southern Imperial, Inc.
20140055266 - Theft detection device and method for controlling: A merchandise tag and a method of controlling a merchandise tag are provided. The merchandise tag may be used to deter theft of retail products.... Agent: Southern Imperial, Inc.
20140055268 - Computational systems and methods for monitoring medication events: Computer-based systems and computer-implemented methods are described for monitoring medication events for an individual. Computer-based systems include systems for monitoring medication events relating to an individual, including: circuitry for analyzing data for an identifier of a first medication event for an individual; circuitry for analyzing the data for at least... Agent: Elwha LLC
20140055267 - Device for monitoring and dispensing doses of medication: Devices, systems and methods for monitoring medication are provided. A medication monitoring device according to one implementation includes a container configured to store a plurality of medication pills and a gating device connected at an opening of the container. The gating device is configured to electronically monitor the release of... Agent: Reagan Inventions, LLC
20140055269 - Monitoring vital signs based on sensed changes to an electrical field: Methods and systems for monitoring a well-being of a target are disclosed. In a method embodiment, data representing a process electric potential signal is received by a computer system. The process electric potential signal may be generated at least in part by one or more electric potential sensors in response... Agent:
20140055270 - Methods and systems for humane capture, maintenance, and release of wildlife: A method for humane capture, maintenance, and release of wildlife includes capturing, by a wildlife capture unit, a wild animal in a wildlife containment unit. The method includes transmitting, by the wildlife capture unit, to a remote communications device, a notification of the capture of the wild animal. The method... Agent: Perry Le Pews Wildlife Management LLC
20140055271 - Apparatuses, systems and methods for tracking medical devices and use thereof: Apparatuses, systems and methods for tracking medical equipment, or one or more medical devices, such as radio-opaque shields, are disclosed. Use of the medical device(s) may be tracked. Withdrawal of the medical device(s) from service for maintenance, other service and/or validation may be tracked. When a tracked medical device comprises... Agent: Bloxr Corporation
20140055272 - User-configurable weather warning apparatus: User-configurable weather warning apparatuses, and methods for providing and configuring user-configurable weather warning apparatuses are presented. For example, according to one aspect, an apparatus comprising a processor and a Radio Frequency (RF) receiver configured to receive a first Special Area Message Encoding (SAME) message may be provided. The processor may... Agent:
20140055273 - Method of alarming abnormal state of automated manufacturing system based on plc signal pattern: A method of alarming an abnormal state of a line of an automated manufacturing system using a programmable logic controller (PLC) signal pattern is provided. The method includes obtaining a plurality of change sequences of a plurality of PLC signals for control of the line in a normal operating system... Agent: Udmtek Co., Ltd.
20140055274 - Change detection system using frequency analysis and method: Systems and methods are provided for monitoring operating machinery, acquiring data regarding characteristic behavior of the machinery being monitored, and processing of the data to determine and indicate when significant deviations from normal operating conditions are occurring that represent maintenance initiating or failure mode events. The method includes learning what... Agent:
20140055275 - Container with internally emitted audio: A container having an internally directed audible output actuated by removal of a stopper is described. The container includes a hollow body with an open mouth and a base that includes a speaker and control electronics. A sensor is provided that is configured to detect presence of the stopper in... Agent:
20140055276 - System, method and device to interrogate for the presence of objects: A system, method and device to interrogate for the presence of objects, to prevent the inadvertent separation of the objects from their owner. An owner is alerted when they are separated from the objects by determining when a trigger event occurs, such as a person leaving and/or entering a particular... Agent: Bringrr Systems, LLC
20140055277 - System and method for using dual telemetry: A system and a method use dual telemetry for tools located in a wellbore. A first telemetry system and a second telemetry system coordinate communication with the tools. Both the first telemetry system and the second telemetry system may transmit data regarding the tools and/or drilling conditions from the tools... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20140055278 - Drill string inground isolator in an mwd system and associated method: An inground isolator and associated method can provide an electrically isolated break in a drill string using electrical insulating members/isolators that are supported by a housing. During drill string operations, the isolators are subject only compressive forces responsive to both extension (pushing) and retraction (pulling) by the drill string. The... Agent:
20140055279 - Methods and apparatus for transmission of telemetry data: A system for signal transmission along a drill string is disclosed. A first drill pipe section and a second drill pipe section each comprise an inner pipe. A first repeater sub is coupled to the first drill pipe section and the second drill pipe section at a first position along... Agent:
20140055280 - Wireless communication monitoring device, wireless communication monitoring system, wireless communication monitoring method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium: A wireless communication monitoring device includes: a communication unit receiving wireless signals from a detecting and transmitting device; a signal intensity detecting unit detecting reception intensities of the wireless signals sequentially received by the communication unit; a signal intensity storing unit comparing each of the reception intensities detected by the... Agent: Omron Corporation
20140055282 - Automated reconfiguration of utility meters: Techniques for reconfiguring utility meters from a mobile mode to a network mode are discussed. A utility meter may be configured for operation in a mobile mode environment, wherein it transmits data using radio frequency (RF) transmissions, such as by “bubbling-up” a “standard consumption message” at intervals. However, a switchover... Agent:
20140055283 - Multiple and interchangeable meter reading probes: A characteristic of a first utility meter is detected with a first probe head, and a characteristic of a second utility meter is detected with a second probe head. The characteristic of the first utility meter is dependent on a usage of a first utility metered by the first utility... Agent: Greenwave Reality, Pte Ltd.
20140055281 - Server and method for managing greenhouse gas emissions investigations: In a method for managing greenhouse gas emissions investigations, collected data of greenhouse gas emissions is received from one or more computing devices and checked. An amount of CO2 emitted from each of one or more emission sources is calculated according to the collected data, statistical analysis is implemented to... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20140055284 - Health monitoring appliance: A heart monitoring system for a person includes one or more wireless nodes; and a wearable appliance in communication with the one or more wireless nodes, the appliance monitoring vital signs.... Agent:
20140055285 - Remote patient management system: A remote patient management system comprising a display and a processor. Execution of instructions cause the processor to: determine at least one first boundary value between a safe zone and a warning zone for each of at least one patient vital sign; determine at least one second boundary value between... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140055286 - Control of traffic signal due to obstructed view: Traffic signal timing may be altered as a function of determining occluded signal viewing. More particularly, processing units may determine that a view of a traffic signal by a person is obstructed by a vehicle located on a first ingress path to a roadway intersection with a second ingress path.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20140055287 - Vehicle laser parking indicator apparatus: In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus to assist in parking a vehicle. The apparatus comprises a housing coupled to the vehicle and at least one laser coupled to the housing. The laser emanates light that impinges on a surface peripheral to the vehicle. The light indicates a... Agent: Jatcom Corporation
20140055288 - Method for checking communication messages in vehicle-to-environment communication and suitable receiver: A method for checking communication messages in vehicle-to-environment communication, a communication message being received and evaluated, and to a receiver suitable for carrying out the method. In order to check a communication message, a feature obtained from the content of the communication message is compared to a feature that corresponds... Agent:02/20/2014 > 51 patent applications in 36 patent subcategories.
20140049359 - Security device and integrated circuit including the same: A security device includes a shield having at least one first and second conductive wire, first and second logic units, and a detecting unit. The first logic unit is configured to receive a first pattern signal, transmit data based on the first pattern signal through the at least one first... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140049362 - Electronic lock authentication method and system: An electronic lock authentication system and associated method including an electronic lock and a cellular phone in communication with a network and in wireless communication with the electronic lock. The electronic lock has a lock identification and is configured to transmit the lock identification wirelessly to the cellular phone. The... Agent:
20140049363 - Electronic lock system: A system is provided including a smartphone configured to wirelessly communication with an electronic lock. The smartphone wirelessly transmits data relating to a personalized user interface configuration, and the electronic lock receives the data from the smartphone, implements the personalized user interface configuration, receives additional information from the smartphone, and... Agent:
20140049364 - Operation communication system: An operation communication system is provided including a server, a mobile device, and a reader device. The server and the reader device communicate data with one another via the mobile device. The mobile device may communicates with the reader device via Bluetooth, for example. The mobile device may communicate with... Agent:
20140049365 - Operation communication system: An operation communication system is provided including a server, a mobile device, and a reader device. The server and the reader device communicate data with one another via the mobile device. The mobile device may communicates with the reader device via Bluetooth, for example. The mobile device may communicate with... Agent:
20140049366 - Near field communication based key sharing techniques: A computer-implemented technique includes storing keychains in a memory of a computer. A login identifier and a password are received from a mobile device. The login identifier and the password are verified. Subsequent to the verification, one of the keychains is downloaded from the computer to the mobile device. The... Agent: Google Inc.
20140049360 - Data collection using a credential: Methods, devices, and systems are provided for optimizing the dissemination of information in various types of systems such as an access control system. More specifically, there are provided herein various mechanisms to provide a modified agent path such that an agent following the modified agent path, may update at least... Agent: Assa Abloy Ab
20140049367 - Automatic unlock device and method: A method is provided for operating an electronic lock system having a long range capability and a close proximity range capability, including identifying via the long range capability an initial contact between an electronic lock and a credential, authenticating the credential via the electronic lock, and unlocking the electronic lock... Agent:
20140049371 - Door control system provided with door phone device addressing and door control service and controller, door phone device and communication platform: A door control system provided with door phone device addressing and door control service and a controller, a door phone device and a communication platform. The communication platform provides link between the controller and the door phone device. The communication platform, after allowing the controller to log in, stores controller... Agent: Zeon Corporation
20140049368 - Remote notification of phone for home security: A lock system is provided with a lock and a wireless device. The lock may be capable of sending and receiving Bluetooth messages to and from the wireless device, and the wireless device may be capable of sending and receiving Bluetooth messages to and from the lock.... Agent:
20140049369 - Usage of gps on door security: A lock system including an electronic lock and a wireless device having a location determining utility configured to determine a location of the wireless device. The electronic lock and the wireless device communicate wirelessly with one another and send commands to and from one another to perform a specific task... Agent:
20140049370 - Wireless access control for electronic lock: A wireless access control system is provided including an electronic lock, a wireless transport device configured for wireless communication with a network and with the electronic lock and having access privilege to the electronic lock, and wherein the wireless transport device is configured to wirelessly receive data from the network,... Agent:
20140049372 - Systems, methods and apparatuses for brokering data between wireless devices, servers and data rendering devices: A system ensures security over remote controlled entries utilizing a remote control transmitter when a unique number pattern or code is entered into the user interface. The remote control transmitter can include three or more buttons (either physical or represented on a touchscreen display) whereon a unique pattern is entered... Agent:
20140049361 - Wireless reader system: An electronic system including a mobile device that communicates with a reader device. In one embodiment, the mobile device may be configured as a mobile phone and the reader device may be configured as an electronic reader associated with an electronic lock. One or more devices in the system may... Agent:
20140049373 - System and method for structured light illumination with spoofing detection: The system includes a 3D biometric image sensor and processing module operable to generate a 3D surface map of a biometric object, wherein the 3D surface map includes a plurality of 3D coordinates. The system performs one or more anti-spoofing techniques to determine a fake biometric.... Agent: Flashscan3d, LLC
20140049374 - Detection of incursion of proposed excavation zones into buried assets: A method on a computing device for defining a buffer zone around a buried asset at an above-surface location is provided that solves the above-described problems. The method includes receiving and storing buried asset data points, wherein each buried asset data point comprises a geographical coordinate and a precision data... Agent:
20140049376 - Attachable device support with a communication means: The application provides an attachable support for attachment to a bottom surface of an equipment. The attachable support, which has a height of at least 1 cm, comprises a casing for supporting a weight of the equipment. The casing comprises an attachment portion for securing the attachable support to the... Agent:
20140049378 - Half-duplex passive transponder: A half-duplex passive transponder including: a resonant circuit including an antenna and input capacitor and configured to allow an electrical signal to oscillate in the resonant circuit when periodically receiving across the antenna an activation signal from a reader; at least one switch between the input capacitor and a storage... Agent: Em Microelectronic-marin Sa
20140049377 - Rfid-based sensing of changed condition: RFID-based sensors, RFID readers and software sense a changed condition. In one embodiment, an RFID-based sensor includes a base that may be placed at a location where a condition may change. The sensor includes an RFID tag that is coupled to the base. The sensor also includes a detector that... Agent: Physio-control, Inc.
20140049375 - Stacked tire rfid reader system and method: A product management system and method for reading electronic identification tags from a vertical stack of tires. Each tire has an electronic identification tag secured at a position to operative to electronically transmit data to an antenna element positioned internally within a toroidal opening of each tire in the stack.... Agent:
20140049379 - Multiplexing radio frequency signals: The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for multiplexing radio frequency signals. In some implementations, a system includes a host coupling module, a plurality of antennas, and a processing module. The host coupling module is configured to receive and transmit RF signals through a wired connection. The... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20140049380 - Method and system for computed radiography using a radio frequency identification device: A method for obtaining an X-ray image of a subject on a flexible information carrier plate for computed radiography. A memory is affixed to a surface of the plate, wherein the affixed memory stores information about the plate and is in wireless communication with a computer. A first scan date... Agent:
20140049381 - Safety systems for wireless control for snow plows: A safety system for a wireless snowplow controller makes the wireless controller safer and more effective. The system includes a vehicle, a snowplow, a wireless controller and a tether. The controller wirelessly sends one or more control signs to one or more control modules coupled to the vehicle and/or the... Agent: Northern Star Industries, Inc.
20140049383 - Tethered digital butler consumer electronic remote control device and method: The present invention relates to a digital butler consumer electronics product and method. The digital butler, of a price and form factor suitable for consumer electronics markets of developed and developing countries, includes a communications and multi-media console and a wireless remote. The remote may resemble a handheld personal computer... Agent: Nexstep, Inc.
20140049382 - Wireless communication network power optimization for control of industrial equipment in harsh environments: In certain embodiments, a system includes a master node device. The master node device includes communication circuitry configured to facilitate communication with a welding power supply unit via a long-range communication link, and to facilitate wireless communication with one or more welding-related devices via a short-range wireless communication network. The... Agent: Illinois Tool Works Inc.
20140049384 - Method for warning a following motor vehicle: A method is provided for warning a following motor vehicle through a motor vehicle travelling ahead, in which a distance between the motor vehicle travelling ahead and the motor vehicle following is measured and compared with a safety distance, which is dependent on a travelled speed of the motor vehicle... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20140049385 - Method for sending an electronic distress call: A method is provided for sending an electronic distress call from a motor vehicle involved in an accident, in which the distress call can be sent by utilizing short-range radio data transmission and received by conventional mobile terminals in the vicinity of the accident site. The electronic distress call is... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20140049386 - Rgb leds for a tachometer light array: The presented invention is a low profile light bar tachometer display which includes a plurality of RGB LEDs or similar RGB color model light-emitting devices organized and arrayed in a segmented, flexible tachometer case that can be manipulated and contoured to conform to the top of the dash assembly of... Agent:
20140049387 - Method and apparatus for fuel filling monitoring: A system includes a processor and an external fuel indicator. The processor is configured to instruct powering of a digital display in response to detection that one or more power-up indicators has been satisfied. The processor is also configured to obtain fuel-related readings as a vehicle is fueled. Also, the... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20140049388 - Method and system for managing an alarm signal, alarm clock comprising such a system: The invention relates to a method and a system (SYS) for managing an alarm signal in a system comprising a first internal clock. The system is intended to cooperate with a portable player (PP) comprising a second internal clock and a screen (S). The method comprises the steps of: —setting... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140049389 - Devices for facilitating administration of a personalized sensory experience and systems and methods using same: Devices, systems, and methods are provided that facilitate the implementation of personalized sensory plans. Through the use of various embodiments of the present invention, one or more undesirable sensory states can be mitigated.... Agent: Weezee LLC
20140049391 - Hand cleanliness: Among other things, systems to encourage compliance with hand washing procedures can include: an infrared emitter that projects a first infrared beam with a transverse cross-section having a first axis and a second axis that is shorter than the first axis, the transverse cross-section having a maximum length along the... Agent: Biovigil, LLC
20140049390 - Telenostics point of performance pre-operations condition capture system: For fleet maintenance a point of performance pre-operations condition capture system includes the use of RFID tags and associated sensors positioned at various vehicle locations to sense operating conditions at the vehicle, with the pre-operations condition provided by a scanner that scans the RFID tags for ascertaining the identity of... Agent:
20140049393 - Independent and automatic incident alert device, system & method: An independent and automatic alert device, system and method provides an alert transmission to a remote location in the event of an incident occurring to an object (such as a person or vehicle). Detection means detects at least one characteristic of an incident, such as speed, angle, vector, roll, yaw,... Agent:
20140049392 - Method of preventing spoilage: A method is provided for preventing spoilage of perishable goods by utilizing algorithms that predict the probability of spoilage based on sensor inputs, in which containers are provided with one or more spoilage sensors that are output to a prognostic or detection algorithm for providing the probability that spoilage has... Agent: Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration, Inc.
20140049394 - Water safety monitoring devices, alarm devices and related methods: A monitoring device for monitoring a risk of drowning for users of one or more alarm devices is provided. The alarm devices include one or more detectors configured to detect status data. A controller circuit is configured to receive status data from the alarm device, to detect a triggering event,... Agent:
20140049395 - Pressure-based blockage detection system and method in crop production systems: A crop production system, including at least one electrical sensor configured to measure pressure within a pneumatic flow path configured to convey a particulate material and transmit a first signal indicative of pressure, a controller coupled to the sensor and configured to detect a blockage in the crop production system... Agent: Cnh Canada, Ltd.
20140049396 - Alert system for detecting rising water levels: A portable, self-contained flood alarm which alleviates the shortcomings of the alarms of the prior art and offers an easy-to-use and reliable flood and water level alarm which will adequately warn users of potential flood conditions and possibly save their personal belongings, equipment and lives.... Agent:
20140049397 - Battery life indication techniques for an electronic device: A portable electronic device, such as a fluid infusion device, obtains its operating power from a primary battery and a secondary battery. The primary battery may be a replaceable battery, and the secondary battery may be a rechargeable battery that can be charged with the primary battery under certain conditions.... Agent: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
20140049398 - Indicator system for an energized conductor including an electret and an electroluminescent indicator: An indicator system for an alternating current power bus includes an electret operatively associated with the alternating current power bus. The electret has an output with an alternating current voltage when the alternating current power bus is energized. A rectifier includes an input electrically interconnected with the output of the... Agent:
20140049399 - Power supply and voltage multiplication for submerged subsea systems based on cathodic protection system: Systems and methods for visually indicating an engagement status of a submerged subsea connector are provided. An example of a system includes a measurement device positioned to provide a signal indicating positive engagement of a locking mechanism for a submerged subsea connector, and a visual engagement status indicator assembly including... Agent: Vetco Gray Uk Limited
20140049400 - Safety system comprising smoke detector and signaling means: A console including one or more light-emitting devices that are intended to be combined with one or more identical or different signalling devices. The console has at least one first frame element including an upper part with a front side and a lower part with a rear side that is... Agent: Pwi-pure System Ag
20140049401 - Downlink path finding for controlling the trajectory while drilling a well: A method for drilling a well along a planned trajectory includes: receiving downhole data from a steerable drilling tool; processing the downhole data and creating a downlink path, the downlink path being recognizable by the steerable drilling tool; and controlling the trajectory of the steerable drilling tool based on the... Agent:
20140049402 - Providing a diagnosis of a system of a building: Devices, methods, and systems for providing a diagnosis of a system of a building are described herein. One method includes displaying a system of a building, wherein the display of the system includes an identification of a particular component of the system, identifying, within the display of the system, a... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20140049403 - Remote inspection system and communication method thereof: A remote inspection system and a communication method thereof are provided. According to exemplary embodiments, the system may be implemented such that desired inspection data can be received from a meter only after unlocking the meter, by setting the meter to a lock state using an inherent obis code at... Agent: Lsis Co., Ltd.
20140049404 - Handheld device for detecting tampering aimed to modify the metering of measure-deliverable goods or services and inspection method: A detecting device, for facilitating a detection of tampering aimed at altering a metering of a measure-deliverable good or service, for providing useful information for detecting a presence of a remotely activated/deactivated tampering device by means of a radiofrequency control signal, the tampering device comprising a radio receiver of said... Agent:
20140049406 - Accident alert system for preventing secondary collision: The present disclosure provides an accident alert system for preventing secondary collisions. The system for preventing a secondary accident comprises a terminal configured to have a global positioning system (GPS) navigation capability, monitor and display a driving state and an accident state of a vehicle, transmit information on a driving... Agent: Loc&all, Inc.
20140049405 - Device and method for outputting a signal when there is a hazardous underlying surface under a vehicle: A method and a device for outputting a signal when there is a hazardous surface under a vehicle includes providing an optical surface sensor for determining one or more parameters of the underlying surface, a stationary-state-determining device for determining whether the vehicle is stationary or is to be brought to... Agent: Wabco Gmbh
20140049407 - Illuminated sidestick controller, such as an illuminated sidestick controller for use in aircraft: A system and method for illuminating one or more sidestick controllers within a cockpit of an aircraft is described. In some embodiments, the system includes a sidestick controller having lighting components that display lighting behaviors representing the movement and/or control of an aircraft. In some embodiments, the system illuminates various... Agent: Cessna Aircraft Company
20140049408 - In-vehicle information distribution system and in-vehicle information distribution method: An in-vehicle information distribution device includes a current-status-information acquisition unit that acquires current-status information, a status-type determination unit that refers to a status-type list table, and determines to which of status types classified in the status-type list table the current-status information corresponds, a status determination unit that refers to a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20140049409 - Bus stop and system providing travel information in relation to buses: A bus stop includes a storage unit, a communicating unit, a display unit, and a control unit. The communicating unit communicates with a server which is in communication with a plurality of buses, a plurality of stops which the buses will pass, and current locations of the buses. The display... Agent:02/13/2014 > 39 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories.
20140043135 - Preventing distracted driving: A first device is configured to receive, from a second device, an indication of a presence of a third device inside of a vehicle, where the first device is located inside of the vehicle. The first device is further configured to receive data associated with the vehicle, determine a vehicle... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20140043136 - System and method for communication spread across multiple physical layer channels: A system and method for controlling particular communication capabilities of an electronic device located within an electronic communication room (ECR) includes spreading a physical layer of a communication protocol across various (e.g. two) physical communication channels in a coordinated manner. Each physical communication channel is invoked to transmit a different... Agent:
20140043137 - Lockable container with time-controlled remote control: Apparatus for limiting access to items only during pre-determined times, a lockable container system includes a lockable container assembly and a remote control unit. The remote control unit includes an input keypad, a display, a processor, and a transmitter. The lockable container assembly includes a receiver, a locking mechanism, and... Agent:
20140043138 - Key fob with protected biometric sensor: A key fob includes a biometric sensor including a fingerprint area sensor having a surface for receiving a finger, and a controller includes at least one processor configured to authenticate a user of the key fob based on biometric information obtained with the biometric sensor and stored biometric information for... Agent:
20140043139 - Apparatus and method for dual range detection in a vehicle: An apparatus for performing a desired vehicle function is provided. The apparatus comprises a base station configured to receive a command signal indicative of the desired vehicle function while in a receive mode. The base station is further configured to determine whether the received command signal includes at least one... Agent: Lear Corporation
20140043140 - Electronic key: Provided is an electronic key in which a waterproof rubber can be prevented from getting damaged at the time of assembling various parts into an upper case. This electronic key includes: upper case (10) and lower case (20) that fit together and seal the interior thereof; inner case (30) covered... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140043141 - Service identification authentication: A server receives a service personnel identification verification request from a computing device. The request includes identification information obtained via the computing device from a security badge. The computer determines whether there is a security concern with the identification information by comparing the identification information to stored service personnel information... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless
20140043142 - Tag location guiding method and tag location guiding system for communication terminals: A tag location guiding method and a tag location guiding system for communication terminals that enable guiding of tag location during reception of tag information are disclosed. The tag location guiding method for communication terminals includes: recognizing, upon reception of tag information, a guide level set in correspondence to the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20140043143 - Methods, systems, and products for discovering electronic devices: Methods, systems, and products self-identify an electronic device to a remote control. The remote control queries the electronic device, and the electronic device sends a response. A collision avoidance mechanism is invoked to determine if the response self-identified the electronic device.... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20140043146 - System, methods and apparatus for waking an autonomous active implantable medical device communicating by pulses transmitted through the interstitial tissues of the body: Systems, methods, and devices for activating an implantable medical device from a low-power sleep state are provided. One method includes receiving a wake-up signal at a receiver device from a transmitter device. The wake-up signal includes a series of pulses having a pulse pattern encoding a predetermined wake-up code. The... Agent:
20140043145 - Data storage medium and method for contactless communication between the data storage medium and a reader: A method and a data carrier for contactless communication of a reading device with at least two communication-ready applications located on a portable data carrier. A first communication-readiness signal is generated for a first application and sent to the reading device, the signal having a first identification number that is... Agent: Giesecke & Devrient Gmbh
20140043144 - Device management system and device management method: A device management system includes a device management apparatus and a device managed by the device management apparatus. The device management apparatus includes a positional-information acquiring module configured to acquire positional information on a location of the device; a device-setting information acquiring module configured to acquire device setting information indicative... Agent:
20140043147 - Methods and apparatus for identifying and categorizing distributed devices: Systems for identifying and categorizing distributed devices, e.g., lighting fixtures and thermostats, is disclosed. In an embodiment, a user (200) sends a low power discovery message to devices (201) using a portable programming tool (100). The devices (201) within range respond with identification information. The portable programming tool (100) organizes... Agent: Pyramid Meriden Inc.
20140043148 - Three-dimensional integrated circuit and method for wireless information access thereof: A three-dimensional integrated circuit (3DIC) and wireless information access methods thereof are provided. The proposed 3DIC includes a semiconductor structure, and a wireless power device (WPD) formed on the semiconductor structure for wirelessly receiving a power for operating a function selected from a group consisting of probing the semiconductor structure,... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
20140043149 - Mobile communication device & app for wearable defibrillator system: A mobile communication device such as a smartphone or a tablet-type computer, can establish a local comlink with a wearable defibrillation system. At the same time, the mobile communication device can establish a remote comlink with other devices in a network such as the internet. Accordingly, communication tasks relating to... Agent: Physio-control, Inc
20140043150 - Dual band nurse call system: A nurse call station and system capable of scalable accommodating a plurality of wireless nodes by incorporating a dual band of 900 MHz and 2.4 GHz for use in transmission and repeating an identification signal. The nurse call system is comprised of various components that includes but is not limited... Agent: Tektone Sound & Signal Mfg., Inc.
20140043151 - Bicycle wireless indicating module and wireless warning system having wireless indicating module: A bicycle wireless indicating module for performing registration at a wireless control module of a wireless warning system is disclosed. The bicycle wireless indicating module receives and records a central control code of the wireless control module. When the wireless indicating module receives a coming control signal, the wireless indicating... Agent: Lan Accessories Co., Ltd.
20140043152 - System and method for controlling adaptive cruise control based on driver status: A device for controlling an adaptive cruise control system based on driver status is provided. The device comprises a controller configured to receive at least one driver status signal indicative of the driver being either a primary driver or a secondary driver and to determine whether the driver of the... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20140043153 - Tire location information transmitting apparatus and method: Provided are an apparatus and method for transmitting information on a location of a tire with information on pressure of the tire. The present disclosure provides logic for calculating rotation angles among a plurality of magnetic field samples obtained from a geomagnetic sensor, calculating rotational directions, and determining the left/right... Agent: Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.
20140043154 - Tire pressure monitoring system: The invention comprises a tire pressure monitoring system. One system comprises a tire pressure monitor that signals to a user with audio alarm and visual alarm. Another component is the use of a tire air pressure balancing device with a safety trigger to ensure that dual tire systems share air... Agent:
20140043155 - Access and egress detection system for assignable locations: A child safety and alert system and method that detect and monitor access and egress for assignable locations within a motor vehicle by identifying designated positions within the vehicle, by monitoring at least one of the motor, the driver door and other doors or closures in the vehicle, by activating... Agent:
20140043156 - Interchangeable personal vehicle display: A vehicle display device includes a power source, display screen, a microprocessor which includes a database and communications port. Various messages are input into the display device and stored in the database. The user selects a preloaded message(s) to be displayed on the display device.... Agent:
20140043157 - Automated vehicle crash warning system using external lights: An automated vehicle crash warning system may include a lighting system configured to be attached to the outside of the vehicle; a vehicle crash detector configured to detect a crash of the vehicle; and a light controller configured to cause the lighting system to illuminate when a crash of the... Agent: Forcelights, LLC
20140043158 - Debo alarm system second phase (d.a.s.s.p.): Debo Alarm System Second Phase (D.A.S.S.P.) is a mobile Security System for the Home, Apartment, RV, Commercial Businesses, and Vacation Suite etc. . . . This alarm system is unique because it utilizes the existing wiring in the area you are trying to secure. The system works like a traditional... Agent:
20140043159 - Security system, program product therefor, and surveillance method: In a security system, a first collecting module cyclically collects target-object information indicative of environments of a target object and a monitored area in which the target object exits. An alarm module determines whether there is an abnormal situation associated with at least one of the target object and the... Agent: Denso Corporation
20140043160 - Fail-safe alarm activation system: The present invention provides an apparatus and method for ensuring that a pass-by detector system is placed in “ready-to-alarm” mode when a subject carries a ferromagnetic threat, or an inanimate ferromagnetic object independent of a human subject passes within the physical zone designated for alarming to such a threat. A... Agent: Mednovus, Inc.
20140043161 - Safety system for flaying machine: The invention describes a safety system (100) for a working machine (1), wherein an operator (7) is able to interact with the machine (1), wherein the system (100) comprises a transceiver unit (71) associated with the operator (7), a central processing unit (11), associated with the working machine (1), so... Agent:
20140043162 - Inventory system for the prevention of tobacco product theft: A tobacco product display for monitoring inventory and aiding in theft prevention. A position sensor tracks the quantity of products on the display. A scanner, such as a barcode reader, tracks the identification of products removed from the display. A proximity and identity sensor detects authorized removal of products from... Agent:
20140043163 - Asset protection system: An asset protection system uses a plurality of radiate and detect units to maintain a radio frequency field, or signal, in a monitored area. Each unit has a unique unit identifier code which it modulates onto its transmission of the field, and a zone where its transmission of the field... Agent:
20140043164 - Stepped alarm method for patient monitors: A system (202) generates patient alarms using a stepped alarm scheme. The system (202) includes one or more processors (220) programmed to receive physiological scores and/or physiological parameter values; compare the physiological scores and/or the physiological parameter values to a plurality of alarm levels; in response to a physiological score... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140043165 - Alarm control apparatus and method using face recognition: An alarm unit includes an apparatus and a method of maximizing the efficiency of an alarm function that wakes up a sleeping user. An image input unit capable of photographing an eye image as a criterion for determining if the user has woken up is mounted on an alarm control... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140043166 - Driver condition assessment device: Disclosed is invention, a driver condition assessment device 1 that assesses a driver condition of a host vehicle by assessing whether a predetermined driving operation is performed, includes travelling condition detection means for detecting a travelling condition of the host vehicle; size detection means for detecting a size of a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20140043167 - Method and system for monitoring a fireplace installation: The present invention relates to a method and a system for monitoring fireplace installation including a built-in/central closed fire-place and/or a steel chimney system. The system includes a first temperature sensor for measuring the surface temperature of the steel chimney system where it passes through the first ceiling strucure, a... Agent:
20140043168 - Radio-frequency identification (rfid) safety system: A system and method for alerting operators of mobile equipment to the presence of people in monitored areas around the periphery of the mobile equipment they are operating is provided. The system includes an RFID detection system which is installed on the mobile equipment and alerts the operator to the... Agent: Marlex Engineering Inc.
20140043169 - Warning lamp: A warning lamp has a base, a luminous module, a lampshade, and a reflector. The luminous module is mounted in the base and is located in a center segment of the base. The lampshade is combined with the base and has a lucent portion that is formed on a sidewall... Agent:
20140043170 - Augmented mesh delivery system: A method is disclosed including receiving with a controller at a destination node signal samples and associated sampling time indications. The signal samples and the associated sampling time indications are received from a source node via a mesh network. The signal samples are delivered with sampling time indications generated at... Agent: Utilidata, Inc.
20140043171 - Augmented mesh delivery system: A method is disclosed including receiving with a controller at a destination node signal samples and associated sampling time indications. The signal samples and the associated sampling time indications are received from a source node via a mesh network. The signal samples are delivered with sampling time indications generated at... Agent: Utilidata, Inc.
20140043172 - Next generation wireless sensor system for environmental monitoring: Disclosed herein is a drifting airborne probe that includes a body having an aerodynamic shape that is biologically inspired by a wind dispersible natural seed. The probe includes a total mass of less than 10 grams, a power source operably connected to the body; at least one sensor operably connected... Agent:
20140043173 - Streetlight, server and system for calling for taxis: A streetlight includes a storage unit pre-storing a location of the streetlight, a communicating unit communicating with a server, an input unit mounted facing toward an outside of the streetlight, a display unit, and a control unit. The input unit generates a first request signal in response to a user... Agent:02/06/2014 > 44 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories.
20140035720 - Multiface document: A multisided card having at least two obverse faces and two reverse faces that are adjacent one another, can be used to print and store relatively insecure information of the obverse faces and to have more sensitive information stored and printed on the adjacent reverse faces. To protect privacy, a... Agent:
20140035721 - Accessing a secure locker via a mobile device: System and/or method for accessing a locker are provided. In some aspects, a method may include receiving, from a server, a password for accessing a locker, where the locker meets a set of requirements. The method may also include transmitting, to a computing device associated with the locker, the password... Agent: Google Inc.
20140035722 - Systems and methods for controlling electronically operable access devices using wi-fi and radio frequency technology: Systems and methods are disclosed for controlling access devices including WI-FI and dual radio communications between an access control database and one or more access devices in a facility. The systems and methods allow real time communications between the database and the access devices utilizing existing communications WI-FI infrastructure in... Agent: Schlage Lock Company LLC
20140035723 - Mobile application system and method: Systems and methods of the invention relate to authorize a driver to enter and/or exit a distribution center. A device associated with the driver communicates a request to enter and/or exit the distribution center in which a remote authentication component verifies in order to issue a confirmation. An interchange manager... Agent: General Electric Company
20140035725 - Distributed positioning and collaborative behavior determination: A system and its associated methodology for distributed positioning and collaborative behavioral determination among a group of objects, interactive tags associated with each of a plurality of objects provide to each object relative positional data and state information regarding the other nearby objects. Using this information, each object develops a... Agent: 5d Robotics, Inc.
20140035726 - Entity tracking: A method for tracking an entity is disclosed. In one embodiment, a plurality of messages conveying an identification of an entity are received using a wireless identification component. A geographic location of the wireless identification component is determined by a position determining component wherein the geographic location describes a respective... Agent: Trimble Navigation Limited
20140035724 - Systems and methods for locating inventory items: Systems and methods for locating inventory items are provided. A system according to one implementation comprises a plurality of inventory items and a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag attached to each of the plurality of inventory items. The system also includes a plurality of RFID readers positioned at predetermined, stationary... Agent: Reagan Inventions, LLC
20140035727 - Application routing configuration for nfc controller supporting multiple nfcees: The present document relates to Near Field Communication (NFC). In particular, the present document relates to the routing of application related information in a system comprising multiple NFC Execution environments (NFCEE). A method for identifying an application on an NFC enabled device (200) comprising a plurality of NFC execution environments... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20140035730 - Method for electronic tracking of units associated with a batch: A batch comprises separate units of objects that are physically joined together. RFID tags are attached to each of the units and to the batch. The codes stored in the RFID tags are electrically associated with one another in the database.... Agent:
20140035728 - Rfid reader, rfid tag and rfid system: An RFID reader for communication with an RFID tag includes an RF unit configured to communicate with the RFID tag according to an operating period of the RFID reader. The operating period includes a first period in which the RF unit communicates with the RFID tag, and the operating period... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140035729 - Rfid tag reading systems and methods for aquatic timed events: A system and method for determining the passing of a participant of an aquatic event by a water-based timing point including an RFID tag associated with the participant, an aquatic based RFID tag reading point having one or more aquatic tag reading assemblies placed in the water, each aquatic tag... Agent: Innovative Timing Systems, LLC
20140035731 - Method and apparatus for improving reception of an rfid tag response: A method and apparatus for improving reception of responsive RFID signals is provided. The method includes transmitting a plurality of interrogation signals each having a different polarization to activate one or more RFID tags. Responsive signals from the RFID tags are analyzed for receive symbol quality data to select a... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc.
20140035732 - Systems and methods to locate an object: A computer implemented method to locate an object is described. A first transmission is obtained from a transmitter. The first transmission received at a first receiver. Tuning instructions are determined for a second receiver based at least in part on frequency information of the first transmission. The second is instructed... Agent:
20140035733 - Rfid tag writing system and method for writing rfid tag data: According to one embodiment, a RFID tag writing system has a conveying unit configured to convey a plurality of RFID tags, an antenna configured to transmit a first write signal towards the RFID tags and receive return signals generated by the RFID tags in response to the first write signal,... Agent:
20140035734 - Rfid tag writing sytem and method for writing data in rfid tag: An RFID tag writing system has an antenna configured to transmit a write signal towards plural RFID tags and receive response signals generated by the RFID tags in response to the write signal, and a controller configured to control the antenna. The controller includes a mode setting unit configured to... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20140035735 - Localized multimodal electromechanical polymer transducers: A localized multimodal haptic system includes one or more electromechanical polymer (EMP) transducers, each including an EMP layer, such as an electrostrictive polymer active layer. In some applications the EMP transducer may perform an actuator function or a sensor function, or both. The EMP polymer layer has a first surface... Agent: Strategic Polymer Sciences, Inc.
20140035736 - Systems and methods for haptic remote control gaming: Systems and methods for haptic remote control gaming are disclosed. In one embodiment a portable multifunction device receives information from a remotely controllable device. The portable multifunction device can be operable as a remote control for the remotely controllable device. The portable multifunction device may be a smartphone, a tablet... Agent:
20140035738 - Blind spot warning system and method: The present invention relates to a blind spot warning system and method for sensing a vehicle in a blind spot of a vehicle and warning thereof in advance, the blind spot warning system comprising a line-to-line space-generating unit that generates, in real time, line-to-line space data, which changes when the... Agent: Mando Corporation
20140035737 - Portable collision warning apparatus: A collision warning apparatus in the form of a portable, housing removably mountable in a vehicle to detect collision threat levels between the host vehicle and an object or target detected forward of the host vehicle. All processing and signal generation takes place in a controller mounted within the housing... Agent: Steve A. Safie
20140035739 - Vehicle information systems and methods: An alert apparatus and related systems. The alert apparatus includes a controller and a wireless receiver connected to the controller and configured to receive data from a transmitter. The alert apparatus includes a packaging containing the controller and receiver and a visual indicator connected to be controlled by the controller... Agent: Lamar University
20140035740 - Pedestrian warning device for a vehicle: A pedestrian warning device for a vehicle (1), especially a vehicle which is intended to be driven on public roads, includes a programmable unit, such as a CPU (3), and a brake pedal (5). The device includes further at least one front brake lamp (2, 13, 15) mounted at the... Agent: Concrde Invest Ab
20140035742 - Method and apparatus for automatically disarming a security system: A security system comprises a system control panel for arming and disarming the security system. A door sensing unit comprises a first transceiver interconnected with the system control panel over a network. The first transceiver is mounted proximate to a door that defines at least a portion of a perimeter... Agent:
20140035741 - Security alarm systems and methods: An alarm system having one or more computer-readable media comprising computer-executable instructions for providing notification of an alarm event to individual(s). The computer-executable instructions perform steps comprising: receiving an alarm event from an alarm system; determining a customer associated with the alarm event; determining at least one individual that is... Agent: Livewatch Security, LLC
20140035743 - Communicating radio frequency modem for intrusion detection and tracking: A cellular modem may give notice of changes in modes. The modem will change modes as a result of the breaking of a trip wire or the closing of contacts that are normally open or the opening of contacts that are normally closed or sensing motion or light, or sensing... Agent:
20140035744 - Hygiene monitoring system: A system and method is provided for monitoring hygiene compliance.... Agent: Hill-rom Services, Inc.
20140035745 - Monitoring one or more parameters: A method of monitoring an individual comprises measuring one or more parameters of the individual, accessing a list of pattern records, each pattern record defining a set of nodes relating to the measured parameter(s) and a specific end result for the set of nodes, matching the measured parameter(s) to a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20140035746 - Integrated charger and alarm unit: An integrated charger and alarm unit. A plurality of alarm receptacles are in a housing, each for selectively receiving a sensor cord for sensing security status of one of a plurality of chargeable devices. A plurality of charging receptacles are in the housing, one for each alarm receptacle, each for... Agent: Se-kure Controls, Inc.
20140035747 - Dongle, system, and/or method for securing an electronic device: An apparatus, a system and/or a method provide an alarm, power and/or use of an electrical device. A dongle, a sensor, a cable, and/or an alarm may implement capacitive sensing technology to deter theft and/or a removal of the electronic device from an electrical connection. The electronic device may be... Agent: Sennco Solutions Inc.
20140035748 - Electronic article surveillance systems, apparatus, and methods: Embodiments include methods and apparatus for detecting proximity of an electronic article surveillance (EAS) tag. A proximity detection system (e.g., a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag reader) detects a presence of an object within a first area. In response to detecting the proximity of the object, an EAS tag reader... Agent: Symbol Technologies, Inc.
20140035749 - Patient movement monitoring system: A patient monitoring system having a motion detection unit with a sensor and a control unit having control circuitry and at least one light. Wiring extends between the two units and couples a motion sensor with the control circuitry. A door sensor is coupled with the control circuitry. The light... Agent:
20140035750 - Multi level hazard detection system: A multi level hazard detection system for home residents or owners or service providers that want to efficiently monitor and detect numerous common hazards in houses, offices or industrial structures. Hazards that may be dangerous their health or to the structural integrity of their houses, offices and industrial structures and... Agent:
20140035751 - Abnormality diagnosis apparatus for cooling system: An abnormality diagnosis apparatus for a cooling system includes a cooling portion that is formed in the component of the cooling system and has an internal flow path for flowing a coolant, a non-cooling portion that is formed in the component and has a closed flow path obtained by closing... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20140035752 - Methods, apparatus, and systems for determining in-season crop status in an agricultural crop and alerting users: A crop's status may be determined from analysis of information regarding the crop received from, for example, a user, an in-season data gathering source, a database, a data feed, an aerial sensor, a UAV, and/or a remote sensor via a communication network. The received data may be compared to, for... Agent:
20140035753 - Smoke detection using change in permittivity of capacitor air dielectric: A capacitor having air dielectric between its plates may be used to detect the presence of smoke and other contaminants in the dielectric air passing over the plates of the capacitor. Smoke from typical fires is mainly composed of unburned carbon that has diffused in the surrounding air and rises... Agent: Microchip Technology Incorporated
20140035754 - Wireless item loss prevention system: An item loss prevention system for protecting from the loss of items from a user, and more specifically to an electronic device utilizing a wireless connection between a remote unit attached to an item, such as a set of one or more keys, and a host or belt unit attached... Agent:
20140035755 - Communication devices: Communication devices are disclosed. In an example embodiment, a communication device may include a communication module including an illumination source and a body element. The body element may be configured to allow illumination generated by the illumination source to propagate within and illuminate at least a portion of an outer... Agent: Finisar Corporation
20140035757 - Method and apparatus for displaying system status with a wide range of viewing angle: Network device includes a plate, an OTST plate, and a light source. First plate is situated at a first side of the network device wherein the first side can be the front side of device. OTST plate is situated at a second side of the network device and positioned substantially... Agent: Netgear, Inc.
20140035758 - Method and apparatus for displaying system status with a wide range of viewing angle: A network device and method for improving performance monitoring capabilities using wide view angle indicators are disclosed. The network device or system, in one embodiment, includes a first plate, a second plate, and a first light source. The first plate includes an edge lip or lip containing a graphic viewing... Agent: Netgear, Inc.
20140035756 - Wide viewing angle indicators for network devices: A network device and method for improving performance monitoring capabilities using wide view angle indicators are disclosed. A network device, in one embodiment, includes a first plate, a second plate, and a light source. The first plate has multiple performance indicators situated at a side of the network device. The... Agent: Netgear, Inc.
20140035759 - Source for electromagnetic surveying: A submersible high current PWM-based source system for marine electromagnetic surveying for hydrocarbon exploration. The system converts a periodic, arbitrary digital signal to a high output current in a HED optimized for maximum dipole moment, using PWM modulation and real-time current regulation for precise output amplitude. The design and choice... Agent: Electromagnetic Geoservices Asa
20140035761 - Methods, systems and devices for generating real-time activity data updates to display devices: Methods, systems and devices are provided for displaying monitored activity data in substantial real-time on a screen of a computing device. One example method includes capturing motion data associated with activity of a user via an activity tracking device. The motion data is quantified into a plurality of metrics associated... Agent: Fitbit, Inc.
20140035760 - Watt-hour meter and method of detection of abnormal status thereof: There are provided a watt-hour meter capable of detecting an abnormal status due to the surreptitious use of electricity or electrical current leakage by vector synthesis of a three-phase current and a method of detection of an abnormal status thereof, the watt-hour meter including a sensing unit detecting alternating current... Agent:
20140035762 - Providing near real time feedback to a user of a surgical instrument: A process and system are disclosed for downloading sensor data, stored in a memory device of a surgical cutting and fastening instrument, to an external or remote computer device. The process may involve storing data from one or more sensors of a surgical cutting and fastening instrument in a memory... Agent: Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.
20140035763 - Systems and methods for context sensitive notification: Methods and apparatus are provided for context sensitive notifications of incoming digital communications on an aircraft. The method comprises receiving a new datalink message from a sender on a device, the datalink message including a unique identifier associated with the sender, and determining if the sender is a new sender... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.Previous industry: Electrical resistors
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