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Data processing: generic control systems or specific applications August inventions list 08/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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. 08/25/2011 > 49 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories. inventions list
20110208324 - Sysyem, method, and apparatus for maintenance of sensor and control systems: An apparatus and method for providing maintenance of sensor and control systems is provided. A maintenance device coupled to a controller via a network backs up program-related information from the controller to a database via the network. The maintenance device determines when a malfunction occurs in the controller or a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110208325 - Optimizer for two staged refrigeration systems: An optimizer for modulating the speed of an indoor fan and first and second stage compressors of a two staged refrigeration system with a plurality of relays and an already existing power source. The optimizer is comprised of a speed modulation device, a supply air temperature sensor, and a controller.... Agent:
20110208326 - Structural support and tracking system: A structural support and tracking system comprising a utility platform defining an X-Y plane and supported over a central support post defining a longitudinal axis Z being normal to the plane X-Y. The utility platform comprises at least three platform cord connection elements, at least three left ground cord connection... Agent:
20110208327 - Safety controller having a removable data storage medium: A data storage medium has a carrier element configured to carry a memory element. The memory element stores data for configuring or even programming a safety controller. The data storage medium has at least one mounting element which is able to move relative to the carrier elements such that it... Agent:
20110208328 - Stratification-based and categorization-based system and method for harnessing collective intelligence to predict sports outcomes: A system and method for stratifying and categorizing individuals based on their ability to predict the outcome of sporting events and crowd sourcing the individual's sporting event predictions according to the system and method to generate improved prediction regarding specific sporting events.... Agent:
20110208334 - Audio-based synchronization server: An audio channel of a time-based media presentation provides a basis for synchronizing to the presentation across a variety of platforms independent of when and where the presentation is being viewed. By pre-processing the media into a series of non-unique hashes, and similarly processing an audio stream of the media... Agent:
20110208335 - Audiovisual distribution system for playing an audiovisual piece among a plurality of audiovisual devices connected to a central server through a network: An audiovisual distribution system includes a central server and a plurality of audiovisual units. Each unit includes structure for interactively communicating with the user for selecting a piece or a menu, a payment device, a computer network card, and a permanent semiconductor memory containing a multitask operating system comprising at... Agent:
20110208329 - Clock synthesis systems, circuits and methods: A clock synthesis system may include a feed forward divider circuit configured to divide a source clock signal by one of a plurality of integers in response to a select signal to generate a reference clock that is synchronous to a synchronous pulse; a modulator that modulates the select signal... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
20110208332 - Method for operating an electronic sound generating device and for generating context-dependent musical compositions: Method for operating an electronic sound generating device in which different sound sequences (acoustic output data) for controlling the sound generation device and rules (control commands) for selecting and/or modifying the sound sequences as a function of input signals provided by external sensors are stored, and the sound generation device... Agent:
20110208331 - Music collection navigation device and method: An audio navigation device comprising an input means for inputting two or more audio pieces into the navigation device; a spatialization means for allocating a position in the form of a unique spatial co-ordinate to each audio piece and arranging the audio pieces in a multi-dimensional arrangement; a generating means... Agent: Queen Mary And Westfield College
20110208333 - Pre-processing media for audio-based synchronization: An audio channel of a time-based media presentation provides a basis for synchronizing to the presentation across a variety of platforms independent of when and where the presentation is being viewed. By pre-processing the media into a series of non-unique hashes, and similarly processing an audio stream of the media... Agent:
20110208330 - Sound recording device: A sound recording device includes a recording unit which records an input sound signal in a recording medium, a detection unit which detects a specific sound signal corresponding to specific sound output from a predetermined instrument that can be included in the input sound signal, and a control unit which... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110208336 - System and method for playing media files stored on a portable media player using a connected device: An exemplary electronic device comprises a media subsystem that may comprise and audio subsystem, a display subsystem, or both. The media subsystem is adapted to play media files, including still pictures, audio files, or video files, or any combination thereof. The exemplary electronic device additionally comprises an interface that is... Agent: Shenzhen Tcl New Technology Ltd.
20110208337 - Prediction and scheduling server: A server creates a plurality of projects pertaining to providing manufacturing service results. Each of the plurality of projects specifies operations to be performed relating to providing the manufacturing service results and at least one of the plurality of projects generates a requested manufacturing service result. The server initiates the... Agent:
20110208338 - System for creating personalized and customized mobile devices: The present invention provides a mobile device ecosystem that is simpler than existing options for all of its participants regardless of their role or business model. The ecosystem includes a mobile device and operating software development kit and store, both of which are implemented as web-based services such that creation,... Agent: Qualzoom, Inc.
20110208339 - Customized instrument evaluation and ordering tool: A tool is provided to allow a user to customize the components of a vehicle instrument panel from an Internet-enabled Web site. A user can navigate to a Web site and select a vehicle for configuration. From the Web site, input may be obtained regarding the components and appearance of... Agent: Paccar Inc
20110208341 - Method and system for controlling an industrial process: A control system for controlling an industrial process includes an indicator generator configured to determine at least one fuzzy logic based indicator from measured process variables. The control system also includes a state estimator configured to determine estimated physical process states based on the fuzzy indicator. For controlling the industrial... Agent: Abb Research Ltd.
20110208342 - Inspection method and apparatus, and lithographic apparatus: A metrology device for inspecting a substrate is provided. In an embodiment, the metrology device includes a remote radiation source device, an optical system for creating a radiation beam, and an optical fibre for transferring radiation from the optical system to the location where the metrology operations are performed. The... Agent: Asml Netherlands B.v.
20110208343 - Tracking and marking specimens having defects formed during laser via drilling: A method and system increase processed specimen yield in the laser processing of target material that includes multiple specimens formed on a common substrate. Preferred embodiments implement a feature that enables storage in the laser processing system a list of defective specimens that have somehow been subject to error during... Agent: Electro Scientific Industries, Inc.
20110208344 - Substrate processing system, substrate processing method and storage medium: A substrate processing system, which repeats a carrying cycle in which a substrate is carried sequentially in carrying order indicated by module numbers assigned to the modules, respectively, from the module of a lower module number to that of a higher module number, is capable of processing substrates at a... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited
20110208345 - Method and equipment for flatness control in cooling a stainless steel strip: The invention relates to a method and equipment for controlling flatness of a stainless steel strip in connection with cooling after annealing in a finishing line. The strip (1) is first in the direction of the strip movement (2) cooled feeding at least one cooling medium through at least one... Agent: Outokumpu Oyj
20110208346 - Control apparatus of machine tool and method of controlling operation of the same: A control apparatus of a machine tool is adapted to detect whether or not an NC program is stopped at an end of a block and whether or not a rotation of a handwheel for a manual pulse generator is stopped and restarted when both a manual pulse mode and... Agent: Star Micronics Co., Ltd.
20110208347 - Machining system and method: According to the present invention, even during and immediately before a machining operation by a machining apparatus, it is possible to improve positioning control accuracy thereof and, as a result, machining accuracy thereof. A robot 11 equipped with a machining tool 12 performs a moving operation to a target position... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20110208348 - Device and system for determining, preparing and administering therapeutically effective doses: The present invention relates to a system and method for dispensing a therapeutically effective amount of dosage containing a medicament including an instrument for inputting data from a user, analyzing the inputted data to determine an appropriate amount of medicament to be administered to the user, and a dispenser for... Agent: Monosol Rx, LLC
20110208349 - electronic point of sales vending control apparatus: An electronic point of sales (EPOS) vending control apparatus for connecting different types of electronic point of sales (EPOS) systems with different types of vending machines is disclosed. The apparatus provides means for ensuring that the signals carrying control instructions for each EPOS system and vending machine connected to the... Agent: January Patents Limited
20110208350 - Automated pharmacy admixture system (apas): In a preferred embodiment, an Automated Pharmacy Admixture System (APAS) may include a manipulator system to transport medical containers such as bags, vials, or syringes in a compounding chamber regulated to a pressure below atmospheric pressure. In a preferred implementation, the manipulator system is configured to grasp and convey syringes,... Agent: Intelligent Hospital Systems Ltd.
20110208351 - Personal medication regimen control system: A personal medication regimen control system includes a pocket scheduler size or similar small container, divided into compartment recesses that allow it to separately store different types of medication as well as detect the presence of the medication in the recesses, warn the user of times and dates to use... Agent:
20110208352 - Pill dispenser with interchangeable platen having electronically readable/writable identification: A device for dispensing pills includes a set of pill canisters and a control for releasing a desired quantity of pills from a selected pill canister at a target location. Several platens are provided; each of the platens has a platen identifier. A frame is situated beneath the target location.... Agent: Qem, Inc.
20110208353 - Tool for an industrial robot: A method to control an industrial robot with a tool including at least one actuator. The industrial robot has at least one robot arm with a tool holder arranged on the arm. A contactless power supply is provided to the at least one actuator of the tool. Control signals are... Agent: Abb Research Ltd.
20110208355 - Control apparatus and control method for robot arm, robot, control program for robot arm, and robot arm control-purpose integrated electronic circuit: Motion information of a robot arm stored in a motion information database is acquired. A person manipulates the robot arm, and correction motion information at the time of the motion correction is acquired. An acquiring unit acquires environment information. A motion correction unit corrects the motion information while the robot... Agent:
20110208354 - Robot with learning control function: A robot with a learning control function is disclosed. The robot includes a robot mechanism unit, a learning control unit for obtaining data on positional deviation of the robot mechanism unit upon execution of a task program and executing a learning control for calculating a learning correction amount in order... Agent: Fanuc Corporation
20110208356 - Robot having learning control function: A robot having a learning control function is disclosed. The robot includes a robot mechanism unit with a sensor on a part to be positionally controlled and a control unit for controlling the operation of the robot mechanism unit. The control unit includes a normal control unit for controlling the... Agent: Fanuc Corporation
20110208357 - Autonomous mobile robot: A mobile robot is equipped with a range finder and a stereo vision system. The mobile robot is capable of autonomously navigating through urban terrain, generating a map based on data from the range finder and transmitting the map to the operator, as part of several reconnaissance operations selectable by... Agent:
20110208358 - Apparatus for splash zone operations: System for maintenance and inspection of structures located in hard to reach places, using a remote controlled arm that consists of arrangement for fixing said remote controlled arm to the structure, said remote controlled arm consists of at least two joints, said remote controlled arm has the ability to change... Agent:
20110208359 - Assigning scenarios to command buttons: A method of controlling an installation formed by a plurality of home automation equipment items linked to a building, and handling therein, depending on the type of home automation equipment item, thermal and visual comfort functions, such as heating and air conditioning, natural ventilation, lighting, solar protection functions, and/or security... Agent: Somfy Sas
20110208360 - On demand elevator load shedding: Upon request from a power utility to reduce the electrical demand of a building, an elevator system is automatically disconnected from power being delivered by the power utility (or remains connected but receives limited power from the power utility), and a secondary power storage device is connected to the power... Agent: Otis Elevator Company
20110208361 - Motion control system with digital processing link: A digital processing link for a vibration control system collects sensor signals at a transfer station and combines the sensor signals into a collective signal that is transmitted under a digital communications protocol to a base station. The sensor signals are separated at the base station and individually processed to... Agent:
20110208362 - Device and method for controlling a fluid actuator: A device for controlling the motion of a fluid actuator which includes an electrically operated control valve that controls the flow of a pressurized fluid to and from the fluid actuator in response to signals generated by an actuator controller which uses an on-board, user programmable microprocessor where the user... Agent:
20110208363 - Method of controlling an electro-hydraulic actuator system having multiple actuators: A method of controlling an electro-hydraulic actuator system having multiple functions includes the steps of: receiving input signals corresponding to a desired operation of the functions of the system; establishing an operating limit for the system; determining an operating characteristic of the system; using the operating limit and the determined... Agent: Parker Hannifin Corporation
20110208364 - Methods and apparatus for time synchronization and measurement of power distribution systems: Methods and apparatus for time synchronization and measurement of power distribution systems. A method includes receiving a synchronized wireless communication signal, synchronizing to the synchronized wireless communication signal to produce synchronized time, performing one or more power distribution measurements based on the synchronized time to produce synchronized power distribution measurements,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20110208365 - Optimized energy management system: Methods and systems are provided for optimizing the control of energy supply and demand. An energy control unit includes one or more algorithms for scheduling the control of energy consumption devices on the basis of variables relating to forecast energy supply and demand. Devices for which energy consumption can be... Agent:
20110208367 - Controlling virtual power circuits: A method and apparatus for controlling circuits in an electrical power grid. Parameters in the circuits are monitored. Each circuit comprises nodes in the electrical power grid and a number of lines connected to the nodes in the electrical power grid. The number of lines is configured to carry electrical... Agent: The Boeing Company
20110208368 - Dynamic resource load reduction: In one embodiment, a method determines an area for a load reduction of resources. Statistics regarding a past history of load reductions for a plurality of consumers in the area is then determined. Load reduction ratings for the plurality of consumers based on the statistics is then determined. The load... Agent: 4home, Inc.
20110208366 - Utility grid command filter system: A command filter module filters receives a plurality commands intended for receipt by devices interconnected within a utility grid. The command filter module may authorize the plurality of commands for execution by the respective devices based on predetermined set of command rules. Historical and real-time data may be implemented by... Agent: Accenture Global Services Gmbh
20110208369 - Demand response method, computer-readable medium and system: A demand response (DR) system, computer-readable medium and method are disclosed. The DR system controls a high-power-consumption load to be pre-operated or post-operated in a low-power-rate interval instead of a high-power-rate interval, and reduces an amount of power consumption required for a high-power-rate interval, resulting in reduction of power rates.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110208372 - Power generation system and method of operating a power generation system: The present invention relates to a power generation system PGS comprising—a system intermediate output SIO, —a central controller CC, and—at least two DC/DC converters DD1, DD2, DDn each comprising—a power input PI1, PI2, PIn for connecting to an output of one or more solar cells SC1, SC2, SCn, —a control... Agent: Sunsil A/s
20110208370 - Power storage system and method of controlling the same: A method of controlling a power storage system for supplying power to a load from a power generation system, a battery, and a grid includes: when power failure occurs in the grid, determining whether duration of the power failure is more than a standard duration; if the duration of the... Agent:
20110208371 - Systems and methods for conditioning and controlling power usage: Poorly matched electrical power systems (e.g., those with a poor power factor and crosstalk interference) that create a high transient demand for power result in unnecessarily high power bills. High transient demand for power may be decreased, and power bills thereby reduced, by placing an energy storage element near the... Agent:08/18/2011 > 54 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories. inventions list
20110202145 - Automatic device parameter binding method and system: The present invention provides techniques for automatically binding device parameters to an input and output interface. Doing so enables dynamic parameters to be available to the core firmware engine. More specifically, there is no input and output data in the configuration software domain required for mapping the parameters. Rather, the... Agent: Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.
20110202146 - Method for triggering actions of a machine using secure input elements: A controller (2) dynamically decides based on the current operating state (Z) thereof whether and optionally which actions it associates with secure input elements (4) of a user interface (3). When a user (9) actuates one of the secure input elements (4), the controller (2) brings about the actuation of... Agent:
20110202147 - Multiple boolean inputs and outputs for device function blocks: The present invention provides techniques for splitting bundled inputs and outputs into separated Boolean inputs and outputs for function blocks of automation devices. More specifically, previously-defined bundled inputs and outputs may be used, whereas separated Boolean inputs and outputs may be used as well. In other words, the newly added... Agent: Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.
20110202148 - Service system and service method: A service system includes at least one administration computer having a display device and a user interface for administering machines having components. A respective configuration of components of delivered machines is stored in the administration computer. When a component in one of the machines in the administration computer is exchanged,... Agent: Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Ag
20110202149 - Web-based visualization mash-ups for industrial automation: A visualization system that generates visual mash-ups for industrial automation includes a ash-up component that combines output from a subset of disparate sources into a common interface. The disparate sources include at least one of equipment, computers, or devices within an industrial automation environment. A visualization component generates and displays... Agent: Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.
20110202150 - Controller system adapted for spa: A control system adapted for spa includes a finite state machine, a control panel that includes a display, where the display of the control panel displays graphic images from a video source based on an operation of the finite state machine.... Agent: Newport Controls
20110202151 - Integration of computing device and lighting system: A system may communicate between a display device and a lighting system using light generated by the display device and a light sensor in the lighting system. A computing device and a building control system may communication over a wireless link. The building control system may determine that the computing... Agent: Redwood Systems, Inc.
20110202152 - Apparatus, system and method employing acceleration data: In one aspect, a performance of a group of athletes is analyzed by locating at least one acceleration sensor on at least one member of the group, collecting acceleration-sensor output data during performance of an athletic event with the electronic apparatus, and comparing information provided by the acceleration-sensor output data... Agent:
20110202156 - Device with audio-based media synchronization: An audio channel of a time-based media presentation provides a basis for synchronizing to the presentation across a variety of platforms independent of when and where the presentation is being viewed. By pre-processing the media into a series of non-unique hashes, and similarly processing an audio stream of the media... Agent:
20110202154 - Personal digital stereo player: Disclosed is a music jukebox which is configured for storing a music library therein. The music jukebox includes a housing, audio input structure on the housing for receiving audio signals, audio output structure on the housing for outputting audio signals, and a data storage structure in the housing for storing... Agent: Advanced Audio Devices, LLC
20110202153 - Receiving device and a method for playback in a mobile receiver: A receiving device for mobile reception of a receive signal including an audio signal associated with a currently received piece of music, and a method for playback in a mobile receiver are disclosed. A receiving circuit receives the receive signal and outputs the audio signal and information associated with the... Agent: Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh
20110202155 - System and method for automatically producing haptic events from a digital audio signal: The system and method described is directed to receiving digital audio files and automatically converting the received files into haptic events. In an embodiment, the received files are of sampled digital or digitized analog audio files. The system and method separates the audio signal into a plurality of sub-band signals... Agent: Immersion Corporation
20110202157 - Method and device for manufacturing individual cosmetic articles ready for dispatch: A method and device for the manufacture of individual cosmetic articles ready for dispatch includes the steps of: collecting several user inputs regarding an individual composition of a cosmetic substance, a container to receive the substance, an exterior configuration of the container, a packing for the container and exterior configuration... Agent:
20110202159 - Computational method for design and manufacture of electrochemical systems: A method for manufacturing an electrochemical cell. The method includes generating spatial information including an anode geometry, a cathode geometry, a separator geometry, and one or more current collector geometries. The method also includes storing the spatial information including the anode geometry, the cathode geometry, the separator geometry, and the... Agent: Sakti3, Inc.
20110202158 - Method of designing and manufacturing cam device and three-dimensional design-support computer program for the same: There is provided a method of designing and manufacturing a cam device using a three-dimensional design-support computer program including a customer setup program for customers and a manufacture setup program for cam device manufactures being configured to generate different finenesses in 3D models and characteristic values of cam performance as... Agent:
20110202160 - Methods and apparatuses for utilizing adaptive predictive algorithms and determining when to use the adaptive predictive algorithms for virtual metrology: Described herein are methods, apparatuses, and systems for determining adaptive predictive algorithms for virtual metrology. In some embodiments, a computer implemented method identifies a plurality of predictive algorithms. The method determines when to use one or more of the plurality of predictive algorithms to predict one or more virtual metrology... Agent:
20110202161 - Securing a hazardous area in the regin surrounding the automatic loading of rrels on a reel changer: A hazardous area in the region surrounding a reel transport of a reel changer is secured. A contactless protective device is located at the access boundaries of the region. This protective device can be deactivated for feeding and/or removing a known object and comprises an evaluation unit. The protective device... Agent:
20110202162 - Substrate processing apparatus: A substrate processing apparatus includes a display unit having an operation screen, a first control section that transmits a control instruction for processing a substrate and a second control section that performs control according to the control instruction from the first control section. The first control section has a screen... Agent: Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.
20110202163 - Plant protection system and method using field programmable gate array: Provided is a plant protection system, which determines initiation of protective actions for the plant, and more particularly to the plant protection system including four channels which controls systems that shut down the plant or mitigate consequences of abnormal conditions of the plant by detecting non-permissible plant conditions with the... Agent: Kepco Engineering & Construction Company
20110202164 - Apparatus and method for preparing product portions: An apparatus for preparing portions of products, in particular food products, conveyed by means of a product conveyor, includes a plurality of robots which each define a working region. A first robot serves to sort the conveyed products in accordance with a sorting criterion. At least one second robot serves... Agent: Weber Maschinenbau Gmbh Breidenbach
20110202165 - Sewing machine and non-transitory computer-readable medium storing sewing machine control program: A sewing machine that includes a body, an embroidery frame moving mechanism, an image capture device, a specifying device, a determining device, a setting device, a positioning device, and an acquiring device. The image capture device is provided with a function to capture a plurality of images of the sewing... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110202166 - Apparatus for controlling operational functions of a machine tool: An apparatus for controlling operational functions of a machine tool, comprising a device for switching on or off a main power supply and at least one device for determining a switch-off time of an operational function of the machine tool in dependence of a selectable criterion.... Agent: Deckel Maho Pfronten Gmbh
20110202167 - Numerical controller with tool trajectory display function: Coordinate values of a tool center point is calculated by obtaining coordinate values at each time of respective drive axes driven by a numerical controller. A tool radius compensation vector connecting the calculated tool center point at each time and an actual machining point is obtained. Then, coordinate values of... Agent: Fanuc Corporation
20110202168 - Welding-type system with embedded database: A method and apparatus for providing welding-type power is disclosed and includes a database, preferably with a DBMS, and preferably embedded. The welding-type system includes a source of power, and a controller connected to the source of power. The DBMS may be part of the welding controller. A method of... Agent: Illinois Tool Works Inc.
20110202170 - Access and inventory control for climate controlled storage: An apparatus and method for storing medical products such as pharmaceutical and medical products in climate controlled storage devices includes climate control systems in communication with inventory access and tracking systems. The inventory stored may be accessed by an authorized user providing a barcode input or other authorizing input. The... Agent:
20110202169 - Apparatus and method for sorting plant material: An apparatus and method for sorting plant material based on the presence or absence of a visual marker on the plant material. The visible marker may be a visible genetic color marker in the corn seed which is used in double haploid breeding. The absence or presence of the visible... Agent: Dow Agrosciences LLC
20110202171 - Systems and methods for automating pharmacy operations utilizing robotic pick and place technology: The present invention is directed to a computer-controlled system for automatically transferring individual solid pharmaceutical products from bulk containers into a selected solid pharmaceutical product package from among a variety of different packaging solutions. Advantageously, in accordance with the preferred exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a robotic pick and... Agent: Mts Medication Technologies, Inc.
20110202173 - Money handling apparatus: A money handling apparatus for performing at least depositing includes: a casing; a depositing unit; a recognition unit configured to at least count or recognize money fed from the depositing unit; an inner storage unit from which the money stored therein is unremovable directly from the outside of the casing;... Agent:
20110202172 - Rack mounting position management system and rack mounting position management method: An exemplary aspect of the invention is a rack mounting position management system including a rack having a plurality of units, and a mounted device mounted in the rack. The rack includes, for each of the units, a signal output unit that outputs a signal having a different value for... Agent:
20110202174 - Integrated, non-sequential, remote medication management and compliance system: An integrated medication management and compliance system for enabling a care provider to remotely manage and deliver individual doses of therapeutic products to a patient, in a non-sequential fashion. System includes delivery apparatus remotely located from the care provider, wherein the apparatus stores a plurality of sealed unit dose packages... Agent: Inrange Systems, Inc.
20110202176 - Method for operating a multi-axis robot: A method for operating a multi-axis, preferably six-axis, robot with axes that can be driven by drive means is proposed. The axes are possible to be moved separately and their movement is controlled by a control facility. Before the movement of the robot is executed, a control data record is... Agent:
20110202175 - Mobile robot for cleaning: A robotic cleaner includes a cleaning assembly for cleaning a surface and a main robot body. The main robot body houses a drive system to cause movement of the robotic cleaner and a microcontroller to control the movement of the robotic cleaner. The cleaning assembly is located in front of... Agent:
20110202177 - Intuitive graphical user interface for carrying out chemical reactions: An apparatus and method for chemical synthesis, the method includes accessing a recipe, the recipe including a sequence of one or more processing steps for the chemical synthesis. The processing steps including one or more steps. The recipe is executed by sorting the processing steps and executing the one or... Agent: Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.
20110202179 - Method for specifying control curve parameters for controlling climatic environmental conditions of climate-controlled enclosed spaces: A method is provided for specifying the parameters of control curves of equipment for controlling the environmental conditions of climate-controlled enclosed spaces, including the step of specifying at least one control curve for the equipment, which is formed by a sequence of pairs of values introduced in succession. Each pair... Agent: Unox S.p.a.
20110202178 - Video-based system and method of elevator door detection: A video-based system detects the position of elevator doors based on video data provided by one or more video detectors. Based on the detected position of the elevator doors, a distance between the elevator doors can be determined. The operation of the elevator doors is controlled based, at least in... Agent: Otis Elevator Company
20110202182 - Air conditioner: An air conditioner includes an indoor unit and a remote controller connected to the indoor unit through two lines to receive power from the indoor unit and perform communication with the indoor unit. The indoor unit includes a first modulation switching element to modulate power according to a communication signal... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110202180 - Auxiliary controller, a hvac system, a method of manufacturing a hvac system and a method of starting the same: The disclosure provides an auxiliary controller of a HVAC system, a method of manufacturing a HVAC system, a method of starting a HVAC system and a HVAC system. In one embodiment, the HVAC system includes: (1) a main system controller having a main non-volatile memory and configured to direct operation... Agent: Lennox Industries, Incorporated
20110202183 - Control device: The invention is a device (10,50) for automatically controlling an electrical item (11,51) which is operable by a wireless control unit (12,52) adapted to issue a control signal (14,65) corresponding to a particular command. The device (10,50) comprises a first sensing means (21) for detecting a first predetermined condition and... Agent:
20110202181 - Method and apparatus for smart climate control: A method and apparatus for controlling climate within a building. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a smart climate unit for (i) obtaining distributed generator (DG) information pertaining to operation of a DG that generates power for the building, and (ii) controlling at least one climate condition within the building... Agent: Enphase Energy, Inc.
20110202184 - Method of student course and space scheduling: A method of associating the timing of academic course offerings with teaching space availability and/or the parking need for buildings and/or the heating and cooling load requirements of the buildings used in the academic course offerings is provided, the method being operated on a computer system.... Agent:
20110202185 - Zone based energy management system: According to an aspect of the disclosure, a zone based energy management system includes controlling at least one network device at a site using the proximity detection of a mobile device which may be based upon the detection of a plurality of zones. The network device may be a thermostat... Agent:
20110202187 - Lubrication management: In methods of and apparatus for managing lubrication of equipment, particulars of equipment requiring lubrication are stored on a computer-readable storage medium. The particulars include at least a desired frequency of scheduled lubrication. A computer provides from the stored particulars a report of scheduled lubrication due. The computer receives information... Agent: Bel-ray Company, Inc.
20110202186 - System and method for cooling and promoting physical activity of poultry: A sprinkler controller in a poultry house having a processor, a data storage device operatively connected to the processor, the data storage device having instructions for programming the processor, and an input/output module operatively connected to the processor. The input/output module is configured to communicate with at least one valve... Agent: Weeden Environments Inc.
20110202188 - Devices, systems and methods for flow-compensating pump-injector synchronization: Systems, devices, and methods to mitigate the pressure disturbance associated with the injection of low-pressure analyte samples into a high-pressure HPLC fluid stream, to enhance chromatographic performance related to retention time and reproducibility. The preferred embodiment coordinates the injection run with active pressure control of a binary solvent delivery system... Agent: Waters Technologies Corporation
20110202190 - Low cost and flexible energy management system defined in a single unitary housing: A device configured in a unitary housing which includes a computing device with memory that stores energy information. A power supply and prongs attach to the power supply in the same unitary housing, wherein the prongs are configured to plug into a wall outlet.... Agent: General Electric Company
20110202189 - Low cost and flexible energy management system providing user control arrangement in a plurality of modes: An energy data management control system is configured to allow a user to control operation of the data management among a plurality of modes.... Agent: General Electric Company
20110202191 - Energy generating system and control thereof: A system and method of controlling an electricity generating system that includes at least one intermittent energy source generating plant are disclosed. An exemplary method includes calculating actual operating parameters of the at least one intermittent energy source generating plant; calculating forecast operating parameters of the at least one intermittent... Agent: Abb Research Ltd.
20110202192 - Aggregation server for grid-integrated vehicles: Methods, systems, and apparatus for aggregating electric power flow between an electric grid and electric vehicles are disclosed. An apparatus for aggregating power flow may include a memory and a processor coupled to the memory to receive electric vehicle equipment (EVE) attributes from a plurality of EVEs, aggregate EVE attributes,... Agent: University Of Delaware
20110202196 - Low cost and flexible energy management system and method for transmitting messages among a plurality of communication networks: A system and method of operating an energy data management and control system has a first communication network to transmit and receive data to and from a user interface, a second communication network to transmit and receive data to and from a Utility company, and a third communication network to... Agent: General Electric Company
20110202195 - Low cost home energy manager adaptor: A home energy management (HEM) device for use in a HEM system including a plurality of energy consuming devices and a HEM gateway adaptor module connectable to a host device. The home energy gateway (HEG) module is configured to utilize services/components of existing household electronics. Accordingly, a HEM device for... Agent: General Electric Company
20110202193 - Managing power utilized within a local power network: Power utilized in a local power network may be managed. The local power network may include a power management system. The power management system may communicate with one or more of a circuit controller, a switch controller, and/or an outlet controller in order to manage power utilization.... Agent: Inscope Solutions
20110202197 - Power supply system and power supply control method: The power supply system, which may be used with an electric car, extends the life of a high voltage battery while minimizing electric power required for vehicle actions. A temperature sensor measures a temperature of the high voltage battery. A controller preferentially drives first loads given first priority among a... Agent: Omron Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110202194 - Sub-metering hardware for measuring energy data of an energy consuming device: A sub-meter device for use in a home energy management (HEM) network. The sub-meter device measure power characteristics related to usage of an appliance (or other device) within a HEM network and provides such data to a home energy controller or the like. The sub-meter device can include one or... Agent: General Electric Company
20110202198 - Low cost and flexible energy management system with a scheduling capability: A method and system for controlling the operation of accessories in a home energy management system which manages a plurality of communication networks. The schedules are generated by using a central controller and interacting with a user interface found on a device separate from the central controller. The plurality of... Agent: General Electric Company08/11/2011 > 37 patent applications in 25 patent subcategories. inventions list
20110196512 - Remote operation of process control equipment over customer supplied network: A DCS protocol message addressed to a remote DCS station is generated at a local distributed control system (DCS). The DCS protocol message is received at a local tunneling device. The local tunneling device packages the DCS protocol message into a SCADA protocol message. The SCADA protocol message is transmitted... Agent: Invensys Systems, Inc.
20110196513 - Apparatus and method for demand coordination network: An apparatus for controlling peak demand of a resource. The apparatus includes a plurality of devices and a plurality of control nodes. Each of the plurality of devices consumes a portion of the resource when turned on, and the each are capable of performing a corresponding function within an acceptable... Agent: Enernoc, Inc.
20110196514 - Adaptive control for uncertain nonlinear multi-input multi-output systems: Systems and methods of adaptive control for uncertain nonlinear multi-input multi-output systems in the presence of significant unmatched uncertainty with assured performance are provided. The need for gain-scheduling is eliminated through the use of bandwidth-limited (low-pass) filtering in the control channel, which appropriately attenuates the high frequencies typically appearing in... Agent:
20110196515 - Measurement parameter input control device and measurement parameter input control method: A measurement parameter input control method and a measurement parameter input control device are provided which can intuitively change measurement parameters, which are set for a target device and are necessary for various measuring processes, with high operability. The measurement parameter input control device includes: a parameter processing section that... Agent: Anritsu Corporation
20110196516 - Safety system for a garage door: A safety system for a garage door movable along a door frame is used to detect an obstacle. The safety system includes a motor device for opening and closing the garage door, a control circuit for controlling the motor to open and close the door, a light emitting device for... Agent: Chervon (hk) Limited
20110196521 - Connection priority services for data communication between two devices: A digital media player device includes, without limitation, a processor and a communication module coupled to the processor and configured to support data communication with a digital media place-shifting device. The processor and the communication module cooperate to attempt to establish data communication with the digital media place-shifting device in... Agent: Sling Media Pvt Ltd.
20110196519 - Control of audio system via context sensor: Embodiments related to the control of a computing device via an audio output apparatus having a context sensor are provided. One disclosed embodiment provides a computing device configured to receive a first input from a context sensor on an audio output apparatus, and to activate a selected listening mode based... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110196523 - Effect adding method and effect adding apparatus: An effect adding method, includes: applying different gains to a positive side waveform portion and a negative side waveform portion of an audio signal respectively when absolute values of input levels of the positive side waveform portion and the negative side waveform portion are smaller than a predetermined value; producing... Agent: Yamaha Corporation
20110196522 - Method for reproducing an audio recording with the simulation of the acoustic characteristics of the recording condition: Technical result that can be obtained through the application of this invention resides in the fact that this method provides a means for repeatable standard testing of the attributes of spatial acoustic [sound] field with the use of two- and multichannel system of spatially distributed channels, application of audio [sound]... Agent:
20110196518 - Services for protection of a user's legal rights in a legal emergency accessible from a provider via world wide web: Methods and computer program are disclosed for enabling the use of an individual's wireless personal communication device, such as a cellular telephone, e.g. IPhone™, to acquire the information vital to the preservation of the individual's personal and property legal rights in legal emergency situations. A user can activate services for... Agent:
20110196517 - System and method for performing audio processing operations by storing information within multiple memories: Systems, methods, and devices are provided for performing audio processing operations, such as crossfading between two audio streams, by storing information on multiple memories. In one example, such a method may include storing a first portion of information associated with an audio processing operation on a first memory. A second... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110196520 - Systems and methods for application sound management: Embodiments of the invention provide systems, methods, apparatuses and program products configured to intelligently manage sound options for applications of a computer system based on display device characteristics. Various embodiments of the invention are particularly well suited for optimizing the sound options of two or more applications running on two... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20110196527 - Control system and associated method for cutting: The present invention relates to a system for controlling the cutting of a first rip out of a first board and a second rip out of the first board or out of a second board. The system including a control module which provides instructions to stack and/or align the first... Agent:
20110196526 - Method and assembly for determining and/or producing a drive or parts for a drive and interface and method for determining an operational reliability factor sb: An interface and method for determining an operational reliability factor SB for a drive, including gear unit and motor, provided for a load, an operational reliability factor SB is determined for the drive or its gear unit from a load collective that is at least three-dimensional.... Agent:
20110196525 - Method and system for optimizing film production and minimizing film scrap: The present invention relates to a method of optimizing self-supporting film production which includes the steps of: determining at least one scrap factor which relates to a total amount of scrap in processing a film product; correlating the at least one scrap factor to at least one processing parameter; and... Agent: Monosol Rx, LLC
20110196524 - Method for planning a dental component: Presented herein are methods and devices for designing dental components, such as physical models of a patient's anatomy, crowns and bridges. An operator of a prosthetic designing system can receive information, such as from a scanner, which provides information on the topology of the patient's dentition. The operator can use... Agent: Nobel Biocare Services Ag
20110196528 - Historians embedded in industrial units: Systems and methods that provide a historian integrated as part of an industrial unit and/or product manufactured by the industrial process. A historian integrated as part of the industrial unit itself, can increase data resolution and supply immediate and real time data regarding the industrial unit's operation—while mitigating short comings... Agent: Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.
20110196529 - Process for the production of a three-dimensional object with resolution improvement by \"pixel shift\": The invention relates to a process or device for the production of a three-dimensional object by layer-wise solidification of a material which is solidifiable under the application of electromagnetic irradiation by means of mask illumination, wherein the mask is produced using an image forming unit having a prescribed resolution, which... Agent: Envisiontec Gmbh
20110196530 - Apparatus and method for automatically loading drums into drum container: An apparatus and method for automatically loading drums into a drum container, in which, when the drums filled with radioactive waste are loaded into the drum container, the drums are fed to a designated position, and placed at a fixed position, reducing loading time and manpower as well as minimizing... Agent: Bukwang Industrial Co., Ltd.
20110196531 - Method and system for tamping media during transportation: A method for tamping media during transportation is disclosed. Multiple parallel beltsets lie between an inlet station(s) and a delivery station(s). The multiple parallel beltsets have one or more parallel belts, a motor connected to drive the beltsets, and multiple pushers attached to the belts of the beltset with the... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110196532 - Apparatus and method for balancing and damping control in whole body coordination framework for biped humanoid robot: Apparatus and a method for balancing and damping control in whole body coordination framework for a biped humanoid robot. The method comprises the steps of: (a) damping the structural vibration of the main body of the robot caused when the robot walks; (b) compensating for the trajectories of the zero... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology
20110196533 - Method for collision-free path planning of an industrial robot: The invention relates to a method for collision-free path planning for an industrial robot (1) which has a control device (9) and a robot arm (2) that is movable with the aid of the control device (9), to which an object (11) is attached, and in whose working space at... Agent: Kuka Roboter Gmbh
20110196534 - Apparatus and method for inspection of underground pipes: A system for inspecting an underground conduit from within comprises a data acquisition subsystem configured to be placed within the conduit and to move along at least a portion of the conduit to obtain data regarding the conduit. The system comprises a data storage subsystem configured to be placed within... Agent: Sewervue Technology Corp.
20110196535 - Line inspection robot and system: The present invention relates to an overhead transmission line inspection robot and system for inspecting transmission line components and right of way conditions. The overhead transmission line inspection robot includes a communications and control system adapted to control the robot and transmit information and a drive system for propelling the... Agent: Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.
20110196536 - Line inspection robot and system: The present invention relates to an overhead transmission line inspection robot and system for inspecting transmission line components and right of way conditions. The line inspection robot includes at least one drive system for propelling the robot along a line, a platform adapted to pivot relative to the at least... Agent: Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.
20110196537 - Distribution control method equipped with chemical valve boxes: A distribution control method equipped with chemical valve boxes comprises providing a microcomputer parameter control system, at least one intelligent chemical valve box distribution system and a plurality of chemical supply systems. The microcomputer parameter control system is linked to the intelligent chemical valve box distribution system and the chemical... Agent:
20110196538 - Medical cabinet access belt optimization system: A cabinet for securely storing items includes a drawer enclosure, a drawer, a cover, an electric actuator, and a switch. The drawer is slidable at least partially into and out of the enclosure, and includes a compartment. A cover which is configured as a metal belt is designed to selectively... Agent: Automed Technologies, Inc.
20110196539 - Multi-site controller batch update system: A system for multi-site batch setpoint and schedule updating. The system may provide an efficient manner to update hundreds or thousands of site controllers with control setpoints and/or schedules having a common new setting with minimal user intervention. A user may easily setup a batch job by selecting multiple deployed... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110196540 - Environmental control system for precision airborne payloads: Outside air enters a ram air scoop on an aircraft frame, and is ducted to a ram air control valve. The air control valve outputs a desired air mass flow to a cyclone air-water separator which removes moisture and produces a dry air flow. A heater assembly heats the dry... Agent: Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration, Inc.
20110196541 - Inductively coupled distributed control system: A distributed control system is provided wherein a master controller inductively delivers power and data to a plurality of remote slave modules or controllers via a plurality of coupling loops formed along a length of transmission line. Each of the remote slave modules, in turn, inductively delivers return data to... Agent: Nelson Irrigation Corporation
20110196543 - System and method for power management in a photovoltaic installation: The subject matter of the invention is the provision of a power-management system and method for photovoltaic installations connecting to the grid, which incorporates monitoring active and/or reactive power, account being taken at all times of grid requirements, in order to allow temporary demand arising in the grid to be... Agent:
20110196542 - Systems and methods for providing backup energy to a load: Backup energy systems utilizing compressed air storage (CAS) systems and bridging energy systems to supply backup power to a load are provided. During a power failure, the bridging energy system provides backup power to the load at least until the CAS system begins supplying adequate power. In various embodiments, backup... Agent:
20110196544 - Input parasitic metal detection: A system and method of controlling inductive power transfer in an inductive power transfer system and a method for designing an inductive power transfer system with power accounting. The method of controlling inductive power transfer including measuring a characteristic of input power, a characteristic of power in the tank circuit,... Agent: Access Business Group International LLC
20110196545 - Charging system, vehicle, and charging system control method: An ECU operates a charging unit such that a power storage device is charged by an electric power from a power supply. When a vehicle moves while charging the unit charges the power storage device, the ECU stops charging the unit to discontinue the charging of the power storage device.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110196546 - Systems and methods for demand response and distributed energy resource management: Techniques are described for incorporating distribution network analysis in the demand response scheduling process. In one example, a method includes receiving demand response (DR) request from a DR initiator, transmitting the DR request to an aggregator, for each customer, receiving customer location information and a customer DR value from the... Agent: Open Access Technology International, Inc.
20110196547 - Apparatus for controlling a power using a smart device and method thereof: A smart device is discussed, which is connected to a smart grid to perform a power saving function. According to an embodiment, the smart device includes a power information receiving unit configured to receive power information through the smart grid network; a power saving control unit configured to perform the... Agent:
20110196548 - Device for indicating eradication of a pest infestation: Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure include devices for monitoring and indicating the completion of eradication of a pest infestation in a space in which heating is utilized for eradication. In an exemplary embodiment, a device includes a sensor configured to sense temperature proximate the device, and a visual indicator... Agent:08/04/2011 > 53 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories. inventions list
20110190908 - Virtual electronic switch system: A virtual electronic switch system for a vehicle is provided. In one example, the system includes a switch assembly, a switch interface, and a computer. The switch assembly provides actuators that interface with non-contact sensors in the switch interface. The computer is coupled to the switch interface and assigns functions... Agent:
20110190909 - Systems and methods for increasing feedback controller response times: A device for adjusting a signal normally provided by a proportional plus integral (PI) control module to a process system includes a processing circuit configured to modify the signal of the PI control module by exaggerating the rate of change of the signal and an output for providing the modified... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company
20110190910 - System and method for web-enabled enterprise environment control and energy management: A system and method for an environment control and energy management. The system includes a server computer, at least one environment control device (ECD) and at least one mobile device communicatively coupled via a web-based communication system. A mobile device, also having a touch screen display, may be configured to... Agent: Ecobee Inc.
20110190911 - Data transmitting apparatus, data transmitting method, audio-visual environment controlling apparatus, audio-visual environment controlling system, and audio-visual environment controlling method: Provided are a data transmission device, a method for transmitting data, an audio-video environment control device, a method for controlling audio-visual environment, an audio-video environment control system, wherein peripheral devices can be appropriately controlled in accordance with the layout of the peripheral devices in an actual audio-visual environment so that... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110190912 - Real time pitch classification: A method for performing pitch classification includes receiving, at a computing device, one or more pitch properties corresponding to a ball thrown by a pitcher. Pitcher information corresponding to the pitcher is also received. The pitcher information includes at least an identification of one or more pitches that are in... Agent:
20110190914 - Method for managing digital audio flows: A process for managing digital audio streams of a musical work, includes creating digital audio streams called tracks (p1 to p21) of the same musical work, whereby the tracks have a duration that is essentially equal to the musical work, each of the digital audio streams corresponding to a sound... Agent: Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique
20110190913 - System and method for automatically creating an atmosphere suited to social setting and mood in an environment: The invention relates to the automatic creation of an atmosphere such as a lighting atmosphere combined with music, which is suited to social setting and mood in an environment such as a room. An embodiment of the invention provides a system (10) for automatically creating an atmosphere suited to social... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110190915 - Method of and apparatus for controlling machine tool for restarting automatic operation: A machine tool is controlled to restart automatic operation thereof for machining a workpiece from an interrupted point after the machine tool, which has been automatically operated by NC program commands output from an NC apparatus, is caused to interrupt the automatic operation. The NC program commands are classified into... Agent: Mori Seiki Co., Ltd.
20110190917 - Method and apparatus for developing, improving and verifying virtual metrology models in a manufacturing system: A computing device develops a first non-adaptive virtual metrology (VM) model for a manufacturing process based on performing a non-adaptive regression using a first data set. Upon determining that an accuracy of the first non-adaptive VM model satisfies a first quality criterion, the computing device develops an adaptive VM model... Agent:
20110190916 - System and method for management of parameters using options and variants in a product lifecycle management system: A system, method, and computer program product for managing parameters in a product lifecycle management data processing system. A method includes creating a variant-specific project from a master dictionary, where the variant-specific project includes a plurality of parameter value objects. The method includes identifying a required parameter value corresponding to... Agent: Siemens Product Lifecycle Managemet Software Inc.
20110190918 - Automated logistics support system incorporating a product integrity analysis system: A computer implemented system includes an integrated logistics support system and a product integrity analysis system that utilize an integrated database. The product integrity analysis system includes a failure mode effects and criticality analysis (FMECA) application that is operable to access a plurality of distribution references, analyze a first and... Agent: Raytheon Company
20110190921 - Flexible process condition monitoring: The present invention generally relates to a method for flexible process condition monitoring. In a process that utilizes RF power, the RF power may be applied at different levels during different points in the process. Software may be programmed to facilitate the monitoring of the different points in the process... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.
20110190919 - Method of controlling semiconductor device fabrication: A semiconductor wafer fabrication metrology method in which process steps are characterised by a change in wafer mass, whereby during fabrication mass is used as a measurable parameter to implement statistical process control on the one or more of process steps. In one aspect, the shape of a measured mass... Agent:
20110190920 - Product authentication: The present invention provides methods, reagents, and apparatus for authenticating products. Methods of the invention are easy to implement but difficult to replicate, simulate, alter, transpose, or tamper with. In particular, the present invention relates to a product authentication code defined by a signature array of a population of entities,... Agent:
20110190922 - Computer controlled work tool apparatus and method: A polishing machine is described in which a surface treatment tool is moved across the surface of a workpiece in accordance with a predefined tool-path, in order to carry out the desired treatment process. The tool-path is non-periodic and preferably pseudo-random. Various techniques are described for generating data representing the... Agent: Zeeko Limited
20110190923 - Three-dimensional modeling apparatus, method of manufacturing a three-dimensional object, and three-dimensional object: A three-dimensional modeling apparatus includes a stage, a movement mechanism, first and second supply mechanisms, and a head. To the stage, a modeling material is supplied. The movement mechanism moves the stage in a predetermined direction. The first supply mechanism and the second supply mechanism are disposed along the predetermined... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110190924 - Control device for controlling substrate processing apparatus and method therefor: An EC includes a substrate processing execution unit that executes an etching process on a product substrate, a dummy processing execution unit that executes a dummy process on a dummy substrate and a decision-making unit that makes a decision as to whether the dummy process is to be executed based... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited
20110190925 - Controller for machine tool: A controller for machine tool 1 has a program analyzing section 12 for analyzing a machining program and extracting a fixed cycle command, a parameter setting section 15 for, on the basis of the extracted fixed command, determining an accuracy level being graded into a plurality of grades depending on... Agent: Mori Seiki Co., Ltd.
20110190926 - Device and method for thermally bonding a flexible coating to a support: A device for the thermal bonding of a flexible covering (13) to a support (12), using a fluidized bed of particles (4), includes an internal zone, called a heating box (10) smaller in size than that of the enclosure (2), which is placed approximately at the center of the latter,... Agent: C Gex System's
20110190927 - Substrate carrying device, substrate carrying method and storage medium: A substrate carrying device decides whether or not a substrate received from a substrate supporting device is supported therein in a correct position. A support arm provided with support lugs and strain gages attached to the support lugs, respectively, is advanced to a forward position, and then the support arm... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited
20110190928 - System method and apparatus for medication scheduling: A dispensing kit for medicine bottlecaps that includes a first bottlecap with a first preprogrammed timer programmed for a first time interval, a second bottlecap with a second preprogrammed timer programmed for a second time interval and a dispensing device for independently dispensing the first and second bottlecaps.... Agent:
20110190929 - Cash dispensing apparatus: Disclosed is a cash dispensing apparatus (10) comprising at least two cash compartments (20, 22) and a cash delivery mechanism operable to deliver cash notes from either compartment to a recipient, each compartment (20, 22) being independently lockable and arranged to prevent access therefrom to cash in the other compartment(s).... Agent: The Royal Bank Of Scotland
20110190930 - Robot user interface for telepresence robot system: A robot system that includes a remote control station and a robot that has a camera, a monitor and a microphone. The robot includes a user interface that allows a user to link the remote control station to access the robot. By way of example, the user interface may include... Agent: Intouch Technologies, Inc.
20110190931 - Pheromone for robotic boundary: A method for regenerating a boundary of an area for containing a mobile machine is provided. An emitter is detected in an area designated to contain the mobile machine. In response to detecting the emitter, a function is performed. In addition, the emitter is reapplied on a predetermined time interval... Agent:
20110190932 - Control apparatus and control method for robot arm, assembly robot, control program for robot arm, and control-purpose integrated electronic circuit for robot arm: A control apparatus for a robot arm that performs assembly, includes an operation database recording therein information as to an operation of the robot arm, a correction operation type determining unit that determines a correction type for the operation, a force detecting unit that detects a force of a person,... Agent:
20110190934 - Architecture for robust force and impedance control of series elastic actuators: An SEA architecture for controlling the torque applied by an SEA that has particular application for controlling the position of a robot link. The SEA architecture includes a motor coupled to one end of an elastic spring and a load coupled to an opposite end of the elastic spring, where... Agent: Space Administration
20110190935 - Reconfigurable balancing robot and method for moving over large obstacles: An apparatus and a method for robotic control that allows an unbalanced pendulum robot to raise its Center of Mass and balance on two motorized wheels. The robot includes a pair of arms that are connected to the upper body of the robot through motorized joints. The method consists of... Agent:
20110190933 - Robotic vehicle: A mobile robot that includes a chassis, a drive system disposed on the chassis and configured to maneuver the robot over a work surface, a deck system, and a control system connected to the drive system and the deck system. The deck system includes a payload deck configured to receive... Agent:
20110190936 - Portable power tool: The present invention relates to a portable power tool (1) comprising a sensor unit adapted to detect a working mark (17, 18) provided on a work piece to be processed using the portable power tool (1), said mark defining a target position of the portable power tool (1), and a... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20110190937 - Medical work station and operating device for manually moving a robot arm of a medical work station: The invention relates to a medical work station and to an operating device (1) for manually moving a robot arm (M1-M3) of a medical work station. The operating device (1) comprises a control device (5), a manual first input device (E2) coupled with the control device (5), and a screen... Agent: Kuka Laboratories Gmbh
20110190938 - Robot teach pendant unit: The present invention relates to a robot teach pendant unit (2) coupled to a programmable robot controller (1), the teach pendant comprising a graphical screen (6), and a native user interface program (9) which creates a graphical user interface and displays the user interface on the graphical screen. The robot... Agent: Abb Technology Ab
20110190939 - Control and optimization system and method for chemical looping processes: A control system for optimizing a chemical loop system includes one or more sensors for measuring one or more parameters in a chemical loop. The sensors are disposed on or in a conduit positioned in the chemical loop. The sensors generate one or more data signals representative of an amount... Agent: Alstom Technology Ltd.
20110190943 - Facilities control system and operating method of the same: A system and method for controlling one or more facilities based on one or more operation logic parameters is provided. An operation scenario is generated, taking into consideration actual operation of one or more facilities of a particular system, actual control orders, a time interval between data inputs, and other... Agent:
20110190942 - Lift arm and implement control system: A system for a loader stores a signal indicative of a desired inclination of an implement. Upon receiving an operator interface actuation signal, a controller transmits a signal to move the implement to the stored inclination. The controller further transmits a lift arm command signal to move a lift arm... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.
20110190940 - Linear drive for sliding doors or the like: An inventive linear drive (1) for at least one panel, in particular a sliding door leaf (4), movable along a travel path, has at least one linear motor for this at least one panel. The linear motor is to provided with a stator member (3) and a carriage (2). Furthermore,... Agent: Dorma Gmbh + Co. Kg
20110190941 - Systems and methods for structure contour control: Systems and methods provide for the controlled application of forces to a structure during assembly, machining, manufacturing, and/or transportation operations. According to embodiments described herein, a contour control system includes a number of force control modules that are communicatively linked to a control system. The control system receives or retrieves... Agent:
20110190944 - Motor controller for air-conditioner fan and method for controlling air-conditioner fan: A motor controller for an air-conditioner fan, including at least a central processor, a power drive module, a power supply module, and a communication interface circuit. The power supply module supply working power to the central processor and the power drive module. Multiple instruction input ports are connected to the... Agent: Zhongshan Broad-ocean Motor Co., Ltd.
20110190945 - Air-conditioning control apparatus: An air-conditioning-control apparatus of an air-conditioning system, which includes a plurality of air conditioners respectively provided in a plurality of sections obtained by virtually dividing a space to be air-conditioned, the conditioners configured to set the sections at desired temperatures, respectively, includes: a people-detection unit to detect presence or absence... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110190946 - Method and system of energy-efficient control for central chiller plant systems: A method of energy-efficient control for central chiller plant systems includes the following steps: collecting performance characteristics of each piece of equipment in central chiller plant systems and establishing energy models for each piece of equipment in central chiller plant systems and establishing energy models for each piece of equipment... Agent:
20110190947 - Irrigation flow converter, monitoring system and intelligent water management system: The present invention is directed to an intelligent water management irrigation system for monitoring the total water usage for a billing site and preventing cumulative water usage from exceeding a water budget by adjusting the amount of water used for irrigation. Irrigation zone priority values are selected for each irrigation... Agent: Telsco Industries, Inc.
20110190948 - System and method for wireless irrigation utilizing a centralized control server and field module matrix: The invention is a centralized server-based system containing a database with relevant information regarding features, parameters, and characteristics of a particular irrigation system, which utilizes proprietary irrigation software to control a plurality of field modules, at one or more remote locations, via a network bridge adapter. An irrigation system may... Agent:
20110190949 - Method and device for assigning addresses in a system having a plurality of generator units positioned in parallel: A method for assigning addresses in a system having a first generator unit and at least one further generator unit positioned in parallel to the first generator unit. Each of the generator units has a control-signal input and a control-signal output. The control-signal input of each further generator unit is... Agent:
20110190950 - System for controlling variable geometry equipment of a gas turbine engine especially comprising a guiding track connection: A system for controlling at least two sets of variable geometry equipment of a gas turbine engine including at least one first body and a second body, the first set of equipment being a stage of variable stator vanes of a compressor of the first body moving between a closed... Agent: Snecma
20110190951 - Assessing, forecasting and simulating energy consumption of buildings using energy efficiency coefficients: Energy consumption data of a building and temperature data outside the building collected over a period of time are correlated and segmented into a plurality of segments including at least a heating consumption segment, a cooling segment, and temperature-insensitive segment. An energy efficiency coefficient for heating from the heating consumption... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110190954 - Energy saving support device: An energy saving support device supports energy saving of an air conditioner and includes an acquiring unit, a first energy calculating unit, a second energy calculating unit, an information generating unit and a reporting unit. The acquiring unit acquires operating data regarding the air conditioner. The first energy calculating unit... Agent: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
20110190953 - Method and apparatus for controlling operations of devices based on information about power consumption of the devices: A method and apparatus for controlling operations of a controlled devices in a network including a control device and at least one controlled device are provided. The method includes: receiving information about a device usage history of a user for the at least one controlled device from the at least... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110190952 - Method and system for an integrated intelligent building: Described herein are systems and methods for integrated intelligent buildings, improved building security, and cost-efficient energy management. An exemplary embodiment relates to a method comprising monitoring energy usage within a facility to generate energy usage data (“EUD”), analyzing the EUD to determine a short-term energy requirement (“STER”) and a long-term... Agent:
20110190955 - Electrical communications circuit with spur diagnostics: An electrical communications circuit comprising a power supply, a trunk section, a spur section, isolation means disposed between the trunk section and the spur section, diagnostics apparatus connected to the trunk section and a field device connected to the spur section, in which the field device is adapted to send... Agent: Pepperl + Fuchs Gmbh
20110190956 - Prognostic-enabled power system: A prognostics-enabled power system includes a power source and a removably connected load. A sensor is connected to the power source and situated to identify at least one characteristic produced in response to the removably connected load on the power source. A programmable system is in communication with the sensor,... Agent:
20110190957 - Electronic control apparatus: An electronic control apparatus is provided in which a supervisory control circuit part capable of mutual communication with a main control circuit part, which is operated by a high speed clock signal of high precision, is operated by a medium speed clock signal, which is low in cost and precision,... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110190958 - Grid responsive control device: A load control device which is responsive to a physical variable representing the balance between load and generation on an electricity grid. The control device varies the energy consumption of the load based on the current value of the physical variable of the grid relative to a central value of... Agent:
20110190959 - Fuel cell system: Even in a case where a rapid variance is demanded as to the input voltage of a converter and the output terminal voltage of a fuel cell, stable converter control is realized. On judging that the change ratio of the demand power of a fuel cell exceeds a set threshold... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110190960 - Apparatus equipped with motor: An apparatus includes a driven object, a motor configured to function as a driving source of the driven object, a scanning unit configured to cause the driven object to move, and include a first pulley to which the motor is connected, a second pulley disposed opposing to the first pulley,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki KaishaPrevious industry: Prosthesis (i.e., artificial body members), parts thereof, or aids and accessories therefor
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