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Data processing: generic control systems or specific applications

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04/16/2015 > 65 patent applications in 39 patent subcategories.

20150105868 - Event input module: Disclosed is an event input module, wherein the event input module receives time information which is an IRIG-B signal of a predetermined method from an outside time provider, allocates the time information to a detected event and determines event generation information.... Agent: Lsis Co., Ltd.

20150105869 - Event management systems and methods for motion control systems: A motion control system comprising a machine platform, at least one event destination, and an event handler. The machine platform carries out automated tasks and generates events. The event handler is configurable to receive at least one event from the machine platform and send the at least one event to... Agent:

20150105870 - Startup control of devices: Controlled startup of devices is based on dynamic statistical predictions. Timely startup of onboard associated vehicle devices is based on dynamic statistical predictions and driver proximity to the vehicle. An apparatus for timely startup includes an interface operatively coupled with a power consuming device and control logic coupled with the... Agent:

20150105871 - Method for parametering a field device: A method for parametering a field device, wherein a field device has a parametering corresponding to a first device model and a first parameter set, wherein in the case, in which the field device is replaced by a substitute field device, a second parameter set corresponding to a second device... Agent:

20150105873 - Optoelektronischer sicherheitssensor: The invention relates to an optoelectronic safety sensor comprising an electronic measuring device for generating measured signals which depend on a state of a safety zone observed by the safety sensor and an electronic evaluation unit for evaluating the measured signals. The electronic evaluation unit comprises a programmable logic controller... Agent:

20150105872 - Reliability calculation device and method: A technique for calculating the reliability of a control instruction with high precision is provided. A reliability calculation device that calculates reliability of a control instruction given to a control device which executes a control according to the control instruction includes an instruction acquisition unit, an information acquisition unit, and... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20150105874 - Numerical control device acquiring alarm information from connected io unit: When a communication abnormality detection unit in a numerical control device body detects communication abnormality in IO communication, a command transmission unit transmits a command requesting for making a reply to the numerical control device body with alarm information recorded in a recording unit of each IO unit simultaneously to... Agent:

20150105877 - Configuration control device for a laboratory instrument, a laboratory instrument with the configuration control device for instrument-controlled treatment of at least one laboratory sample and a method for configuring the laboratory instrument by means o: The invention relates to a configuration control device for a laboratory instrument, a laboratory instrument with a configuration control device for instrument-controlled treatment of at least one laboratory sample and a method for configuring the laboratory instrument by means of the configuration control device. By using user-dependent configuration data, the... Agent:

20150105875 - Human-machine interface (hmi) system having a symbol wizard creator: A system manages human machine interface (HMI) applications for industrial control and automation. Software instructions stored on a tangible, non-transitory media and executable by a processor receive data indicative of a manufacturing/process control system being monitored and display a user interface indicative of a status of the manufacturing/process control system... Agent: Invensys Systems, Inc.

20150105876 - Human-machine interface (hmi) system having process trend visualization (trend pen): A system manages human machine interface (HMI) applications for industrial control and automation. Software instructions stored on a tangible, non-transitory media and executable by a processor receive data indicative of a manufacturing/process control system being monitored and display a user interface indicative of a status of the manufacturing/process control system... Agent: Invensys Systems, Inc.

20150105878 - Methods and apparatus to provide a role-based user interface: Methods and apparatus to provide a role-based user interface are disclosed herein. An example system disclosed includes a display device to depict a user interface. The example system also includes a processor. The example processor is to receive object information for an object in a process control system during a... Agent:

20150105879 - Numerical controller temporarily stopping for a program call and numerical control method thereof: A numerical controller analyzes a program with a command program analysis unit, and determines a macro call or a sub program call with a macro call or sub program call determination unit. When a program stop determination unit determines that the program is to be stopped, the program stop determination... Agent:

20150105880 - System and apparatus for reordering consumable goods associated with appliances, and method thereof: A consumable-goods reordering system in which a system controller has access to the signals transmitted by each smart appliance relevant to the environment being monitored, such as a home. Each appliance monitors a particular physical condition that is related to the appliance's usage of a consumable good, senses changes in... Agent:

20150105881 - Fitness training system for merging energy expenditure calculations from multiple devices: Systems and methods for prompting a user to perform an exercise and monitoring the exercise are provided. Multiple independent sensors or sensor systems may be used to calculate energy expenditure. Various criteria may be used to manually or automatically select the independent sensor or sensor system or combination that will... Agent:

20150105882 - Inertial measurement of sports motion: Systems and methods of motion tracking are disclosed that can be used in connection with sports motion. Such a method can include placing one or more inertial measurement units (IMUs) on at least one of a person or one or more pieces of equipment, recording motion data associated with the... Agent: University Of Pittsburgh - Of The Commonwealth System Of Higher Education

20150105883 - Performance monitoring systems and methods: We have disclosed systems and methods for portable performance monitoring of an individual during a physical activity. The systems and methods may include a heart rate sensor configured to collect heart rate data of the individual while engaged in the fitness activity. The systems and methods may also include a... Agent:

20150105884 - Performance monitoring systems and methods: We have disclosed systems and methods for portable performance monitoring of an individual during a physical activity. The systems and methods may include a portable performance monitoring configured to be carried by the individual during the fitness activity. The portable performance monitoring device may include a display screen and a... Agent:

20150105885 - Adaptive filtering in industrial control system: An industrial control system stores three types of models. Models of a first type are associated with models of a second type. When a model of the first type is associated with a model of a third type, the set of models of the second type that are associated with... Agent: Invensys Systems, Inc.

20150105886 - Recipe management system with interoperable models: A recipe management system executes a recipe on a piece of equipment in a process plant using one or more capabilities of the piece of equipment. A configuration system creates models of the capabilities, piece of equipment, and recipe and associates the capability models with the equipment model and recipe... Agent: Invensys Systems, Inc.

20150105887 - Line management in manufacturing execution system: A manufacturing execution system (MES) that provides tools for modeling and determining information about physical production lines made up of arrangements of entities. The MES includes configuration tools for modeling the entities in a physical production line. The MES also includes configuration tools for modeling the physical production line. Entity... Agent: Invensys Systems, Inc.

20150105888 - Parameter download verification in industrial control system: An industrial control system includes a download verification subsystem to execute a verification test using the parameters stored in a configuration database before an execution subsystem downloads the recipe parameters to the input/output addresses of a piece of equipment to determine a first verification value. The download verification subsystem executes... Agent: Invensys Systems, Inc.

20150105889 - Cloud 3d model construction system and construction method thereof: A cloud 3D model construction system and a related method thereof are provided. 3D object data of a physical object are transmitted in real time to a cloud 3D model platform. The cloud 3D model platform constructs a 3D model in construction based on the 3D object data. The 3D... Agent:

20150105892 - Software and methods for automated pallet inspection and repair: An automated pallet inspection and repair apparatus comprises an inspection station and a repair station. The inspection station comprises a laser that illuminates a pallet, a camera that collects the reflected light and a computer system. The computer system analyses the output of the camera and acquires the pallet's geometry... Agent:

20150105890 - System and method for cnc machines and software: A method of rendering a machine state, a method of generating and rendering a work-piece cut path, and a CNC machines system are disclosed.... Agent: Other Machine Company

20150105891 - System and workstation for the design, fabrication and assembly of bio-material constructs: A bioassembly system having a tissue/object modeling software component fully and seamlessly integrated with a robotic bioassembly workstation component for the computer-assisted design, fabrication and assembly of biological and non-biological constructs. The robotic bioassembly workstation includes a six-axis robot providing the capability for oblique-angle printing, printing by non-sequential planar layering,... Agent: Advanced Solutions Life Sciences, LLC

20150105893 - Human-machine interface (hmi) system having elements with alarm border animation: A system manages human machine interface (HMI) applications for industrial control and automation. Software instructions stored on a tangible, non-transitory media and executable by a processor receive data indicative of a manufacturing/process control system being monitored and display a user interface indicative of a status of the manufacturing/process control system... Agent: Invensys Systems, Inc.

20150105894 - Computing device and method for validating cnc production capability: A method for validating computer numerical control (CNC) production capability is applied in a computing device. The CNC machine produces a predetermined number of products. A scanner scans each product to obtain a point cloud of each product. The computing device selects one point cloud of one product as a... Agent:

20150105895 - Matching process controllers for improved matching of process: Described herein are methods and systems for chamber matching in a manufacturing facility. A method may include receiving a first chamber recipe advice for a first chamber and a second chamber recipe advice for a second chamber. The chamber recipe advices describe a set of tunable inputs and a set... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.

20150105896 - Process for axial skinning apparatus: s

20150105897 - Sheet processing apparatus and method for controlling sheet processing apparatus: A sheet processing apparatus includes, a punch unit configured to perform punching processing on a sheet conveyed from one of a plurality of sheet storing units capable of storing a sheet or a pre-punched sheet, an input unit configured to input a number of holes punched in the pre-punched sheet... Agent:

20150105898 - Systems and methods for configuring a cutting or welding delivery device: A system is provided for configuring a delivery device of a cutting or welding apparatus. The system includes a determination module and a mobile computing device. The determination module is configured to determine at least one desired component of the delivery device or a value for at least one operating... Agent: Hypertherm, Inc.

20150105899 - Laser assisted machining system for ceramics and hard materials: An improved apparatus and method for laser assisted machining are provided, by utilizing a computer to develop interrelated heating and machining plans, from a variety of input data describing the material to be machined, the properties of lasers and pyrometers used for heating the material, and computer models of the... Agent: Board Of Trustees Of Northern Illinois University

20150105900 - Numerical controller provided with operation setting screen: A numerical controller for controlling a machine tool is provided with a screen for operation check such that an upper limit value of the speed, on/off functions such as machine lock, enabling or disenabling of M-, S-, and T-codes, etc., can be set in a plurality of patterns, depending on... Agent:

20150105901 - Wireless communication for consumer-operated kiosks: Systems, apparatus, and methods for kiosk accessibility via a mobile device. In some embodiments, a wireless mobile device has input features such as voice-control and GUI-based buttons that assist visually impaired people to send wireless messages for accessing features of a kiosk. The kiosk is equipped with wireless communication hardware... Agent: Redbox Automated Retail, LLC

20150105902 - System and method for redemption of credits in a variable value transaction: A system and method of predicatively accruing a credit in a variable value transaction are provided. The variable value transaction may involve a piece of media content and include an initial balance and a remaining balance. The initial balance and the remaining balance may be dependent on the piece of... Agent:

20150105903 - System and method for medicament storage, dispensing, and administration: Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method, device, and non-transitory machine-readable storage medium encoded with instructions for execution by a user device, the medium comprising: instructions for displaying an indication of an incoming request to establish a communication session with a patient operating a medication dispenser; instructions for establishing a... Agent:

20150105904 - Automatically travelling device and control method therefor: An automatic moving device and a control method therefor. The automatic moving device comprises a battery pack providing power. The automatic moving device can work within a working area and automatically return to a charging station for charging. The control method comprises the following steps: monitoring the power level of... Agent:

20150105905 - Elastic-deformation-compensation control device and control method for articulated robot: In an elastic-deformation-compensation control device (10), a first dynamic characteristic calculation unit (300) performs filtering processing with respect to a motor-angle command value (θmc) outputted from a motor-angle-command-value calculation unit (600), and outputs a processed motor-angle target value (θmd). A second dynamic characteristic calculation unit (400) is provided with a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (kobe Steel, Ltd.)

20150105906 - Autonomous mobile device, autonomous movement system, and autonomous movement method: An autonomous mobile device, an autonomous movement system, and an autonomous movement method, each having an obstacle avoidance capability, are provided. The autonomous mobile device includes an avoidance pattern determination unit for determining the travel pattern of the local device according to the state of motion, relative to the autonomous... Agent:

20150105907 - Robot controller, robot system, robot, robot control method, and program: A robot includes a control unit that controls a movable unit of the robot to move an endpoint of the movable unit closer to a target position, and an image acquisition unit that acquires a target image as an image containing the end point when the end point is in... Agent:

20150105908 - Robotic placement and manipulation with enhanced accuracy: Systems and methods for providing precise robotic operations without the need for special or task-specific components utilize, in one implementation, a spatial adjustment system, physically separate from the robotic manipulator, supports the target workpiece and works in concert with the robotic manipulator to perform tasks with high spatial precision.... Agent:

20150105909 - Chemical injection system: A chemical injection system includes a pump in fluid communication with a chemical reservoir and a pipeline; a motor coupled to the pump and adapted to drive the pump to transfer a chemical fluid from the reservoir to the pipeline; a motor controller electrically coupled to a power module and... Agent:

20150105914 - Automated drilling controller including safety logic: An automated drilling rig control system in which one or more intelligent algorithms are in two-way communication with a rig control system and are configured to provide continuous external control over the a rig control system includes a safety logic module deployed between the intelligent algorithms and the rig control... Agent:

20150105911 - Automation and control system with context awareness: An automation system is disclosed in which a system controller has access to the signals transmitted by each sensor device that is relevant to the environment being controlled. Each sensor device monitors a particular physical condition, senses changes in the condition being monitored, and reports states of the condition, which... Agent: Etc Sp. Z O.o.

20150105913 - Information interface and drive system having the same: An information interface is provided for the provision of communication between a drive sensor arrangement, which drives a machine, and a control, which controls or regulates the drive sensor arrangement. The information interface includes an input/output unit for the reception of first information signals of at least one data detection... Agent:

20150105916 - Method and device for programming a cordless handpiece for root canal treatment: A method and device for programming a cordless handpiece used for root canal treatment and having a first memory and a tool holder for a treatment tool are described. The method includes providing a first data volume having a plurality of data sets in a second memory separate from the... Agent: W&h Dentalwerk B&#xdc Rmoos Gmbh

20150105910 - Server system with fan controllers: A server system comprises a fan backplate, a server array, a substrate, a first fan controller and a second fan controller. The fan backplate couples with fans. The server array includes calculation nodes. The substrate has a multiplexer. The calculation nodes couple with the multiplexer. The first fan controller and... Agent: Inventec (pudong) Technology Corporation

20150105915 - System and method for multiple sweep proximity sensing and control: A bin sweep system for a bin which may comprise at least two sweeps independently rotatable about a center of the bin, an alignment detecting apparatus for monitoring a relative position of a first one of the sweeps with respect to a second one of the sweeps, and an operational... Agent:

20150105912 - Systems and methods of drilling control: A system to optimize a drilling parameter of a drill string includes a drill string control subsystem. The system includes an optimization controller to coordinate operations of the drill string control subsystem during a drilling process at least in part by: determining a first optimized rate of penetration based on... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

20150105917 - Control method for air-conditioning equipment, program, and mobile information terminal: An air-conditioning setting screen has a coordinate space defined by a Y-axis along which temperature items are indicated in increments of one degree and an X-axis along which time-point items are indicated in increments of one hour. Operation points PT corresponding to the time-point items are arranged in the coordinate... Agent:

20150105918 - Method and apparatus for controlling indoor temperature based on information about moving user: A method for controlling an indoor temperature based on information about a moving user is provided. The method includes determining a temporary set temperature using weather information of user's current location and current time; and determining a final set temperature by reflecting a change in the weather information caused by... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150105919 - Outdoor fan and indoor blower controller for heating, ventilation and air conditioning system and method of operation thereof: An HVAC controller, a method of operating an HVAC controller and an HVAC system employing the controller or the method. In one embodiment, the HVAC controller includes: (1) a processor couplable to at least two refrigerant pressure sensors via separate data paths to receive input signals therefrom and further couplable... Agent:

20150105920 - Fuel dispensing environment utilizing active sniffer to upgrade legacy equipment: An assembly for installation in a fuel dispensing environment having a forecourt controller and at least one fuel dispenser communicating via legacy cable. The assembly comprises a sniffer device connectable along the legacy cable such that a first communication side thereof is in electrical communication with the forecourt controller and... Agent:

20150105921 - System and method for wireless irrigation control with a remote application: Provided are a system and method for wireless irrigation control with a remote application. According to one embodiment, the system includes a processor and a plurality of interactive zone switches for connection to at least one irrigation device, each zone switch further structured and arranged to detect a state of... Agent:

20150105922 - Analyzing hardware of a turbine controller: A system for analyzing hardware of a turbine controller includes a user interface to receive a user input. The system further includes a turbine controller analysis assembly configured to generate a representation of information corresponding to devices and signals of the turbine controller based on receiving a first query from... Agent: General Electric Company

20150105923 - Method for operating a combined cycle power plant, and combined cycle power plant: The invention relates to a method for operating a power-to-gas arrangement that is to say an arrangement which generates a gas, for example hydrogen and/or methane and/or the like, from electrical energy, wherein the power-to-gas unit for generating the gas draws electrical energy from an electrical grid, to which the... Agent: Wobben Properties Gmbh

20150105924 - Renewable energy-based electricity grid infrastructure and method of grid infrastructure automation and operation: A renewable energy resource management system manages a delivery of a power requirement from a multi-resource offshore renewable energy installation to an intelligent power distribution network. The installation includes multiple renewable energy resource components and is capable of variably and independently generating power from each to microgrids comprising the intelligent... Agent:

20150105925 - Balancing power supply and demand: A method and apparatus to balance adapter power supply and computing device power demand. In one embodiment, power to/from battery pack(s) maybe controlled by adjusting the output voltage of the power adapter via the current input to the power adapter through a feedback pin to meet power demand of electrical... Agent:

20150105926 - Method for determining an individual power consumption: f) correcting (F6) the individual power consumption (Pi′) so that an instantaneous electric power consumption variation observed at the level of the branch (3) is equal to an instantaneous electric power consumption variation simultaneously observed at the level of the main upstream line (2).... Agent: Schneider Electric Industries Sas

20150105927 - System and method for analyzing oscillatory stability in electrical power transmission systems: A computer-based method for contingency analysis of oscillatory stability in an electrical power transmission system is provided. The method uses at least one processor. The method includes receiving, by the at least one processor, a plurality of component inputs from a plurality of system components within the electrical power transmission... Agent: General Electric Company

20150105929 - Building energy management method and system: An energy management system within a building obtains energy usage data over several cycles to determine a minimum feasible load. The minimum feasible load corresponds to operational conditions of the building, such as occupied or unoccupied. The energy usage data is binned according to the operational condition under which it... Agent:

20150105928 - Renewable energy-based electricity grid infrastructure and method of grid infrastructure automation and operation: A renewable energy resource management system manages a delivery of a power requirement from a multi-resource offshore renewable energy installation to an intelligent power distribution network. The installation includes multiple renewable energy resource components and is capable of variably and independently generating power from each to microgrids comprising the intelligent... Agent:

20150105930 - Overhead electrical grounding mesh and mechanical grid and overhead infrastructure platform structures: An overhead infrastructure platform includes at least one horizontal support member configured to be positioned over equipment racks contained in a data center. The overhead infrastructure platform includes a module network formed by the interconnection, through a module interconnection bus, of a controller module, at least one power module and... Agent:

20150105931 - System and methods for actively managing electric power over an electric power grid: Systems and methods for managing power on an electric power grid including a server for communicating IP-based messages over a network with distributed power consuming devices and/or power supplying devices, the IP-based messages including information including a change in state of the power consuming device(s), a directive for a change... Agent: Causam Energy, Inc.

20150105932 - Throttling to control thermal properties through a node: The invention relates to a method for controlling thermal properties of a node. The method steps include calculating, using a temperature reading, a transmission duty cycle of the node, calculating a data amount capable of being transmitted with the transmission duty cycle, and transmitting, from a network interface of the... Agent:

  
04/09/2015 > 41 patent applications in 31 patent subcategories.

20150100136 - Providing instructions to a mainframe system: Method and system are provided for providing instructions to a mainframe system. The method at a client system includes constructing a job control language (JCL) job embedded with an interpreted language program to provide instructions to a mainframe operating system. The method at a mainframe system includes: receiving a job... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150100137 - Hart channel interface component including redundancy: A channel interface component including redundancy within a control system with highway addressable remote transfer (HART) channels is provided. In one embodiment, a circuit includes: at least two highway addressable remote transfer (HART) channels, each HART channel including an input terminal and an output terminal configured to connect with a... Agent:

20150100138 - Methods and systems for dynamic workflow prioritization and tasking: A computer-implemented system includes a plurality of metrological interface devices. Each metrological interface device is in communication with a metrological sensing device configured to detect metrological data from a physical asset. The computer-implemented system also includes a portable computing device. The portable computing device is configured to a) receive a... Agent:

20150100139 - Frequency shifted pi controller: A system including a frequency shifted proportional-integral (PI) controller system utilizing input band-shifting, a PI control architecture and inverse band-shifting is disclosed. The frequency shifted PI controller system may eliminate errors and/or take control action based on past and present control errors. The feedback signal may be multiplied times sine... Agent: Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

20150100140 - Multiple deployment of applications with multiple configurations in an industrial automation environment: Systems and methods are provided to implement a design apparatus for applications in an industrial automation environment. The design apparatus is configured to maintain multiple configuration settings in connection with an application project. At deployment-time, a particular configuration can be selected and utilized when building an application for installation on... Agent:

20150100141 - Head worn sensor device and system for exercise tracking and scoring: The subject invention is directed to a computer-implemented method, a device and a system for detecting and scoring exercises, including maintaining, by a mobile device, a library of motion signatures, in which a motion signature for an exercise is a sequence of characteristic features and a characteristic feature is a... Agent: Zinc Software Limited

20150100144 - Audio playing apparatus and system having the same: Disclosed is a system including an audio playing apparatus which includes a memory, a wireless communication unit and a controller. The memory stores first data including at least one music information. The wireless communication unit receives, from an exterior, second data including at least one music information. The controller forms... Agent:

20150100142 - Audio systems and related devices and methods: A method for creating a stream of content for an audio system is provided. The method includes obtaining text metadata identifying each audio track of a selected collection of audio content, the selected collection of audio content being selected for playback from a first audio playback device of the audio... Agent: Base Corporation

20150100143 - Synchronous audio playback: A method and device for synchronously playing audio data over a number of audio playback devices that are connected to a network. The distribution of particular audio data to a plurality of audio playback devices that are adapted to play audio, where the audio playback devices are all connected to... Agent:

20150100145 - Using uv unwrapping to create manufacturing patterns for custom prints: This invention is a method for automating the generation of manufacturing patterns for apparel and accessories directly from designs created on a 3-dimensional (3D) model. This differs from existing models in which users design “2D slices” of a 3D image created at various pre-defined angles. This invention includes the steps... Agent:

20150100146 - Methodology for design of a manufacturing facility for fabrication of solid state hybrid thin film energy storage and conversion devices: A method and system for designing a manufacturing facility for solid state thin film battery devices. The method can include providing a plurality of processing tools for arrangement within a predetermined spatial region of one or more manufacturing facilities. A plurality of variables can be assigned for the plurality of... Agent:

20150100147 - Robot system and method for manufacturing component: After a forward end of a workpiece is inserted into a through-hole and fitting is started, a follow operation of moving the workpiece to follow the shape of the through-hole is performed during the movement of the workpiece in a fitting direction. At this time, the workpiece is fitted into... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki

20150100148 - Printing plate manufacturing apparatus and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium storing a data generating program and a control program for a printing plate manufacturing apparatus: A computer readable non-transitory recording medium storing a control program for controlling a manufacturing apparatus which manufactures a printing plate from a thermoplastic porous material and comprises a thermal head with a plurality of heater elements, the control program causing a computer to: acquire print data corresponding to a print... Agent:

20150100149 - System and method for calibrating a laser scanning system: A system and method for calibrating a laser scanning system is provided. Various embodiments involve the use of a calibration plate with reference markings which is positioned to receive a directed beam in a set of known laser scanner positions. The directed beam forms a laser spot on the calibration... Agent:

20150100150 - Tool trajectory display device including display unit for trajectory data: The tool trajectory display device (10) includes: a start point coordinate storing unit (13) that stores a plurality of coordinate positions of a drive shaft as start point coordinate positions; a movement amount determining unit (14) that determines a movement amount of the drive shaft from a first start point... Agent:

20150100151 - Remote handling apparatus for load object and auxiliary apparatus thereof: A remote handling apparatus includes a joystick device, a load lifting device and a counterforce controller. The joystick device includes a counterforce generator that generates operation counterforce via a stick that accepts manual operation. The counterforce controller includes a pulsed counterforce controller and/or a deviation counterforce controller. The pulsed counterforce... Agent: Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

20150100153 - Gas vending system for health application: A gas vending system for health application, comprising: a healthy gas generator module, a control module, and a charging/payment module. The healthy gas generator module is used to generate a healthy gas. The control module is connected to the healthy gas generator module for monitoring the usage state of the... Agent:

20150100152 - Vending system: An embodiment includes a system comprising a first vending machine (VM), the first VM comprising: an exterior chassis having a top, bottom, backside, front side, and first and second sides that couple the front side to the backside; a wireless short range communications node included in the chassis; and an... Agent:

20150100154 - Medication dispensing cart: A medication dispensing cart having a computer and monitor, a work surface with pull out keyboard, and plural drawers arranged as a vertical series of cassettes that can be added as needed. The battery powered device uses software and pass codes for controlling access to each drawer, and requires a... Agent:

20150100155 - Protocol generation for liquid handler: A method of creating a protocol is provided. An interface window is presented on a display. A first indicator that identifies a sample and a second indicator that indicates selection of an analysis are received from the interface window. The analysis defines processing to be performed on the identified sample... Agent: Gilson, Inc.

20150100156 - Adjusting parameters of a dynamical robot model: A method, robot arrangement and computer program product for tuning a dynamical model of an industrial robot on a foundation. The parameter determining device includes a model memory with a first dynamical model of the robot, the first dynamical model including first model parameters representing dynamical properties of the robot;... Agent:

20150100157 - Robot capable of incorporating natural dialogues with a user into the behaviour of same, and methods of programming and using said robot: A humanoid robot is provided, the robot being capable of holding a dialog with at least one user, the dialog using two modes of voice recognition, one open and the other closed, the closed mode being defined by a concept characterizing a dialog sequence. The dialog may also be influenced... Agent:

20150100158 - Autonomous running control method and device of autonomous running apparatus, and program for autonomous running control device: In a running control method of a running apparatus, person moving direction and speed are estimated based on a person position history for predetermined time. It is decided whether contact with a person is likely to be made based on the estimation and running information about the running apparatus. When... Agent:

20150100159 - Actuator unit, robot including the same, and reducing apparatus: An actuator unit, a robot including the same, and a reducing apparatus, the actuator unit including a driving unit; a sensor unit; a control unit; and a frame unit.... Agent:

20150100160 - Force sensor protection mechanism, end effector, and robot arm: An end effector base and a finger unit are formed as separate members, and are disposed with a space therebetween. A force sensor is fixed to a finger base of the finger unit, and is disposed with a space between it and the end effector base. Three supporting members are... Agent:

20150100161 - System and method for interacting with an object: System and methods for positioning a tool in a robotic system include determining primary position information for the tool at a first frequency and determining secondary position information for the tool at a second frequency. The tool is moved in a first position control mode and a second position control... Agent: Stryker Corporation

20150100162 - System and method for controlling a vision guided robot assembly: A method includes the following steps: actuating a robotic arm to perform an action at a start position; moving the robotic arm from the start position toward a first position; determining from a vision process method if a first part from the first position will be ready to be subjected... Agent:

20150100165 - Accuracy-optimal control decisions for systems: Methods, systems, and apparatuses are provided for controlling an environmental maintenance system that includes a plurality of sensors and a plurality of actuators. The operation levels of the actuators can be determined by optimizing a penalty function. As part of the penalty function, the sensor values can be compared to... Agent:

20150100163 - Ir translator providing demand-control for ductless split hvac systems: An infrared translator device for controlling a control unit of a ductless split heating, ventilating, and/or air conditioning (HVAC) system. The IRT device includes a long-distance communications module and includes at least one local communications module. The IRT device also includes a processor in electrical communication with the long-distance communications... Agent:

20150100164 - Systems and methods for monitoring and/or controlling resources of building structures via a dashboard interface: Resources including electricity, water, gas, and/or other resources of building structures may be monitored and/or controlled by an administrator via a dashboard interface. A usage field presented via the dashboard interface may convey information associated with usage of a resource of a structure. The information conveyed by the usage field... Agent: Inscope Energy, LLC

20150100166 - Automated crowdsourced power outage identification and staggering of hvac system restarts: Various embodiments involving a smart-home device are presented. It may be determined that the power supply interface has ceased receiving power from the structure's wired electrical system. In response to determining that a power supply interface of the smart-home device has ceased receiving power from a structure's wired electrical system,... Agent: Google Inc.

20150100167 - Smart-home control system providing hvac system dependent responses to hazard detection events: Systems and methods for controlling a climate control system of a smart-home environment that includes a plurality of smart devices are provided. One method includes detecting, with a hazard detector of the smart devices, a level of carbon monoxide (CO) at the hazard detector that exceeds a threshold CO level... Agent: Google Inc.

20150100168 - Plant profile water management system: A plant profile water management system includes a water controller delivering water to a plant, a processor coupled to the water controller, and a mobile computing device coupled to the processor by a radio link. The mobile computing device communicates a plant type profile to the processor. The processor executes... Agent:

20150100169 - Wastewater use and monitoring system: A wastewater reuse system has a wastewater treatment system connected to a dwelling for receiving wastewater therefrom. The wastewater treatment system has a pump tank with an outlet that can be connected to a central wastewater collection system and/or a reuse recipient of treated wastewater, such as an irrigation system.... Agent:

20150100170 - Electrical transfer capacity optimization systems and methods thereof: A method and system is provided for determining and optimizing electric transfer capacities of electric power system facilities. A processor receives and stores information that is used to compute the quantity of electric power that can flow through one or more electric power facilities. A capability datastore and an external... Agent:

20150100171 - Load control method, load control device, and electrical load device: Load control method suppressing reduction in functionality of a load resource brought about by demand response. The load control method includes: obtaining first time information for specifying demand response commencement time T1 and second time information for specifying ramping completion time T3; determining ramping commencement time T4 based on first... Agent:

20150100172 - Method and apparatus for actively managing electric power supply for an electric power grid: Systems and methods for managing power supplied over an electric power grid by an electric utility and/or other market participants to multiplicity of grid elements and devices for supply and/or load curtailment as supply, each of which having a Power Supply Value (PSV) associated with its energy consumption and/or reduction... Agent: Causam Energy, Inc.

20150100173 - Method and device for wifi controller electric switch: Disclosed is a WiFi connected power outlet, or devices controlled by WiFi devices. A relay, solid state switch, or other is used to reversibly connect devices to the mains power, optionally implementing pulse width modulation, voltage modulation, or other means for continuously varying power delivered to a load. A manual... Agent:

20150100174 - Passive component with temperature compensation and electronic device using the same: A passive component with temperature compensation and an electronic device using the same are provided. The electronic device includes a central processor unit (CPU), a filter and a power conversion circuit. The filter includes the passive component and a variable resistor. The passive component includes an inductor and a negative... Agent:

20150100175 - Power demand adjustment system, power demand adjustment method, and power adjustment apparatus: A voltage control apparatus controls a voltage value of power that is supplied to a consumer from either a distribution substation or a pole-mounted transformer. A power management apparatus calculates an adjustable amount of demand for enabling power demand from a plurality of consumers to be adjusted, and sends the... Agent:

20150100176 - System and method for thermal control of an information handling system: A computer-implemented method enables Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) progress code based thermal control during start-up of an information handling system. A start-up thermal control sub-system detects each BIOS progress code provided during a boot loading operation of the information handling system and determines whether a detected BIOS progress code has... Agent:

  
04/02/2015 > 51 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories.

20150094825 - Controlling device, controlled device, controlling method, controlling system, storage medium, and notification device: A controlling device includes: controlling sections configured to control respective of a plurality of devices; and a master controlling section configured to determine, by referring to information obtained from one of the plurality of devices, a control matter concerning another one of the plurality of devices.... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20150094827 - Apparatus and methods for external programming of processor of led driver: External programming of at least one processor (30) of a LED driver (10). In a normal operation mode a first control input (22B/22C) of the LED driver (10) may be provided to a first processor input of the processor and a second control input (22B/22C) of the LED driver may... Agent:

20150094826 - Process variable transmitter with dual compartment housing: A process variable transmitter for use in an industrial control or monitoring process is provided and includes a housing with a cavity formed therein which extends between first and second housing openings. The transmitter further includes a process variable sensor configured to sense a process variable of the industrial process.... Agent:

20150094828 - System for learning equipment schedules: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for learning equipment schedules based on user occupancy patterns and equipment usage patterns.... Agent:

20150094829 - Sequence program creation device: A sequence program creation device includes a search-key-circuit specification unit specifying a search key circuit; a search-area specification unit specifying a search area for searching for a circuit similar to the search key circuit; a search-index specification unit specifying an index in a process of calculating a similarity to the... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20150094830 - Network-based care system: A networked computer-based system, method, and computer program product for providing care to an infant is disclosed. First data is received through a first communication path at an event server from a first device. The first device may be a childcare device or the first device may be a user... Agent:

20150094831 - Delayed goal celebration: A biometric monitoring device with a display is provided. The biometric monitoring device may track the completion progress towards one or more biometric performance goals and provide a goal celebration indicator upon completion of a biometric performance goal and subsequent receipt of an input signal. In some implementations, the completion... Agent: Fitbit, Inc.

20150094832 - Delayed goal celebration: A biometric monitoring device with a display is provided. The biometric monitoring device may track the completion progress towards one or more biometric performance goals and provide a goal celebration indicator upon completion of a biometric performance goal and subsequent receipt of an input signal. In some implementations, the completion... Agent: Fitbit, Inc.

20150094835 - Audio analysis apparatus: An apparatus comprising: an analyser determiner configured to determine at least one sub-set of analysers, wherein the sub-set of analysers are determined from a set of possible analysers; at least one analyser module comprising the sub-set of analysers configured to analyse at least one audio signal to generate at least... Agent:

20150094834 - Fast-resume audio playback: Embodiments are provided for fast-resume of audio playback. An example method includes transmitting a plurality of frames, each frame comprising audio information and playback timing information, the playback timing information identifying a time to play the audio information of the respective frame, wherein the playback timing information comprises a time... Agent:

20150094833 - Remote control and synchronization of multiple audio recording looping devices: A musical apparatus including a first audio looping device for being electrically coupled to a second audio looping device is provided. The first audio looping device being configured to receive a first audio signal from a first musical instrument and to store the first audio signal. The first audio looping... Agent: Harman International Industries, Inc.

20150094836 - Systems and methods for performing a task on a material, or locating the position of a device relative to the surface of the material: Systems and methods of the present disclosure relate generally to facilitate performing a task on a surface such as woodworking or printing. More specifically, in some embodiments, the present disclosure relates to mapping the surface of the material and determining the precise location of a tool in reference to the... Agent:

20150094837 - Moldless three-dimensional printing apparatus and method: The present disclosure relates to a moldless three-dimensional printing method and apparatus for applying the method. The method comprises intermittently feeding a continuous sheet material into a build chamber, and maintaining a determined tension of the continuous sheet material. The method comprises ablating predetermined areas corresponding to internal part features... Agent:

20150094838 - Printing of objects for medical use: An artifact for radiation therapy is produced by accessing image data comprising images including a target volume inside a patient. A design for the artifact is generated based on the image data. The design is customized to a radiation therapy treatment plan for the patient. A printing plan is generated... Agent:

20150094839 - Systems and methods for controlling a conveyor system during product changeovers: A system is provided for controlling a line speed of a conveyor belt of a conveyor system during product changeovers in a wallboard production line. A central control module controls operation of a position sensor and a database. The position sensor is located on top of a conveyor table for... Agent:

20150094840 - Order consolidation stations having intelligent light indicators: An automated manufacturing system includes a computer processing system that defines product packages and product subbatches within each product package and produces consolidation assignment for the product subbatches. A consolidation system includes a batch storage system that includes cubbies to store product subbatches for a product package in accordance to... Agent:

20150094841 - Hybrid winder machine system configured to emulate production of a wound product: A hybrid winder machine system configured to operate in a first state to wind a continuous web material to produce a final wound product and to operate in a second state to emulate production of the wound product is disclosed. The system provides for at least one processor in operative... Agent:

20150094842 - Sewing machine and non-transitory computer readable medium: A sewing machine includes a bed, a needle plate, a needle bar, a needle bar swing mechanism, an optical detecting portion, and a control portion. The optical detecting portion is configured to optically detect a cord pressed by a presser foot, and to output data representing the cord. The control... Agent:

20150094843 - Performance feed-forward thickness control method in tandem cold mill: The present invention relates to the field of strip cold rolling, and in particular to a thickness control method for strips in a tandem cold mill. A performance feed-forward thickness control method in a tandem cold mill comprises selecting one or more frames as virtual indirect measuring instruments for the... Agent:

20150094844 - Built-in type vision based inspection tool for autonomous setting of initial origin: The present invention relates to a vision based inspection tool for setting of an initial origin of an automation machine tool, and more particularly, to a built-in type of vision based inspection tool for setting of an initial origin capable of improving setting precision of a current automation machine tool... Agent:

20150094845 - Control apparatus and machining method for wire electric discharge machine: A control apparatus of the present invention includes a weight calculating unit that calculates weight of a core on the basis of an NC program and a first input from a user designating a material and a thickness of work, a fixing-necessary-distance calculating unit that calculates a fixing distance on... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20150094846 - Control device with integrated optimizer: A control device for a machine, with at least one axis, is configured to accept first parameters and to render a first general technological problem as a first specific technological problem. The control device is configured to determine once in advance, for a sequence of values of a position or... Agent:

20150094847 - Error correction amount creating device: In an error correction amount creating device that creates an error correction amount for a five-axis machine controlled by a numerical controller and having three linear axes and two rotation axes, the translation error correction amount and the rotation error correction amount for each lattice point of a lattice region... Agent:

20150094848 - Position control of machine axes with collision avoidance and adaption of a machine model to a real machine: A control device of a machine with a plurality of position-controlled axes controls the position-controlled axes in accordance with a part program while processing a system program. Through the control of the position-controlled axes, an end effector is moved along a track defined by the part program via at least... Agent:

20150094849 - Automatic container orientation systems and methods: According to various aspects, exemplary embodiments are disclosed of automatic container orientation systems. Also disclosed are methods for automatically orienting containers. In an exemplary embodiment, a system for automatically orienting containers generally includes one or more cameras, a controller, and an orientation unit. The one or more cameras are configured... Agent:

20150094850 - Apparatus and methods for training of robotic control arbitration: Apparatus and methods for arbitration of control signals for robotic devices. A robotic device may comprise an adaptive controller comprising a plurality of predictors configured to provide multiple predicted control signals based on one or more of the teaching input, sensory input, and/or performance. The predicted control signals may be... Agent: Brain Corporation

20150094851 - Robot control system, robot control method and output control method: A robot control system detects a position and a direction of each user by a plurality of range image sensors provided in an exhibition hall. A central controller records an inspection action after a user attends the exhibition hall until the user leaves to generate an inspection action table. When... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20150094853 - Apparatus for inputting teaching data and apparatus and method for generating teaching command for robot: An apparatus for inputting teaching data for a robot includes a first input interface configured to input teaching data of a path layer; and a second input interface configured to input teaching data of a task layer.... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20150094852 - Robotic control arbitration apparatus and methods: Apparatus and methods for arbitration of control signals for robotic devices. A robotic device may comprise an adaptive controller comprising a plurality of predictors configured to provide multiple predicted control signals based on one or more of the teaching input, sensory input, and/or performance. The predicted control signals may be... Agent: Brain Corporation

20150094854 - Mobile robot for telecommunication: A system including a mobile telepresence robot, a to telepresence computing device in wireless communication with the robot, and a host computing device in wireless communication with the robot and the telepresence computing device. The host computing device relays User Datagram Protocol traffic between the robot and the telepresence computing... Agent: Irobot Corporation

20150094855 - Imitation learning method for a multi-axis manipulator: The present invention concerns an imitation learning method for a multi-axis manipulator (7,7′). This method comprises the steps of capturing, at a set of successive waypoints (10,11) in a teach-in trajectory (4) of a user-operated training tool, spatial data comprising position and orientation of the training tool (3) in a... Agent:

20150094856 - Uncalibrated visual servoing using real-time velocity optimization: A robotic control method for a camera (30) having an optical view and a robot (40) having an end-effector (42) and one or more joints (41) for maneuvering end-effector (42). The robotic control method involves an acquisition of a digital video frame (32) illustrating an image as optically viewed by... Agent:

20150094857 - Gaming approach for energy efficient building control: An approach for changing behavior of users of a building automation system by employing gaming function logic and providing feedback to the building automation system users.... Agent: Siemens Industry, Inc.

20150094859 - Semi-autonomous rescue apparatus: A cutting device is configured to attach to a boom arm. The cutting device includes a saw assembly with a cutting portion configured to cut into a target surface. The cutting device also includes a motor assembly coupled to the saw assembly. The motor assembly has at least two motors... Agent: Drexel University

20150094860 - Use of a geo-fencing perimeter for energy efficient building control: A method and system of associating the personal remote mobile communications devices of occupants with the room and spaces they occupy in a building or other facility and generating commands to a building automation system based on changes in the location of the mobile communications devices relative to the associated... Agent: Siemens Industry, Inc.

20150094858 - Wireless control sensing device and module: A wireless control sensing device is disclosed. The sensing device has an instruction receiving unit and at least one sensing unit. The instruction receiving unit wirelessly receives an instruction signal, and then the sensing unit adjusts a sensing parameter of the sensing unit according to the received instruction signal.... Agent: Delta Electronics, Inc.

20150094864 - Energy reducing retrofit method and apparatus for a constant volume hvac system: An energy-reducing method and apparatus for retrofitting a single zone, constant volume HVAC system, with or without an economizer, that provides heating, cooling, and ventilation to occupants within a building space. The present invention includes the introduction of a programmable logic controller and variable frequency drive (VFD) that takes control... Agent:

20150094861 - Heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning controller: A heating, ventilation, or air conditioning (HVAC) controller for controlling one or more components of a HVAC system or monitoring a state thereof is provided. The HVAC controller may include a touch screen display configured to receive a parameter setting command input by a user's touch, and a controller connected... Agent:

20150094862 - Heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning controller: A heating, ventilation, or air conditioning (HVAC) controller for controlling one or more components of a HVAC system or monitoring a state thereof is provided. The HVAC controller may include a touch screen display configured to receive a parameter setting command input by a user's touch, and a controller connected... Agent:

20150094863 - Heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning controller: A heating, ventilation, or air conditioning (HVAC) controller for controlling one or more components of a HVAC system or monitoring a state thereof is provided. The HVAC controller may include a touch screen display configured to receive a parameter setting command input by a user's touch, and a controller connected... Agent:

20150094865 - Heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning controller: A heating, ventilation, or air conditioning (HVAC) controller for controlling one or more components of the HVAC system or monitoring a state thereof is provided. The HVAC controller may include a touch screen display configured to receive a parameter setting command input by a user's touch, and a controller connected... Agent:

20150094866 - Blowout preventer control and/or power and/or data communication systems and related methods: This disclosure includes BOP control and/or power and/or data communication systems and related methods. Some systems use or include a plurality of controllers, each in communication with a BOP control network and configured to transmit information associated with the BOP, and a signal conditioning circuit in electrical communication with and... Agent:

20150094868 - Selective industrial power-over-network configuration and operation: An industrial process environment uses selective power-over-network (PoN) techniques to facilitate configuration, operation, communication, and other operations for the industrial nodes in the environment. The network may be an Ethernet network, and the environment may selectively deliver power-over-Ethernet as well as command, configuration, or other data over the network connection.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20150094869 - Systems, methods and apparatus for creating an operating schedule for multi-state generator resources: Embodiments of the invention provide systems, methods, and apparatus for receiving input information including at least one of generator parameters, energy output requirements, fuel cost, fuel availability, and a maintenance schedule; creating a multi-state resource model based on the input information; generating an optimized operating schedule from the multi-state resource... Agent: Siemens Industry, Inc.

20150094867 - User interface to residence related information center associated with communication and control system and method for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer: A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically analyzing exchange information resultant at least in part from user interface interaction by one or more residential participants as to interface substance reviewed thereby and related at least in part to factors of residentially... Agent:

20150094870 - Method and apparatus for controlling power based on predicted weather events: A method and apparatus for controlling power production. In one embodiment, the method comprises determining a predicted weather event; determining a predicted power production impact for a distributed generator (DG) array based on the predicted weather event; and controlling power production from one or more components of the DG array... Agent:

20150094873 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a power supply controller that selects either commercial power or a secondary battery as a power supply and a main controller that controls the power supply controller. The main controller includes a power supply availability determination unit that determines whether or not both the commercial... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20150094871 - Managing devices in micro-grids: An approach to provide power from power supply devices to power consuming devices using a centralized system. The approach includes a method for configuring micro-grids that comprises the steps of receiving information of a power consuming device and criticality of the power consuming device from a universal appliance service (UAS)... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150094872 - Wireless switch for use in internet of things: A wireless switch for use in internet of things comprises: a control unit, provided with a display installed with an application program; a switch unit, one end thereof is coupled to the control unit through a wired network or a wireless network, and the other end thereof is provided with... Agent:

20150094874 - Electric power system control with measurement of energy demand and energy efficiency using t-distributions: A method, apparatus, system and computer program is provided for controlling an electric power system, including implementation of voltage measurement using paired t statistical analysis applied to calculating a shift in average usage per customer from one time period to another time period for a given electrical use population where... Agent:

20150094875 - Temperature-controlled storage module that cools memory prior to a data burst: A temperature-controlled storage module is disclosed that cools memory prior to a data burst. In one embodiment, a storage module is provided comprising a memory, a temperature sensor, a thermoelectric cooler, and a controller. The controller determines that a host in communication with the storage module is about to send... Agent:

  
03/26/2015 > 63 patent applications in 38 patent subcategories.

20150088272 - Energy management based on occupancy and occupant activity level: In exemplary embodiments, methods and systems are disclosed for automating control of energy consuming devices. In an exemplary embodiment, a method generally includes analyzing wireless signal patterns inside a structure to detect motion, determining occupancy of the structure and occupant activity level based on the detected motion, and controlling operation... Agent:

20150088271 - Method of automated processing of tasks: A method of processing tasks having at least one action server and at least one production server (SP) in which the action servers execute the control of the tasks in real time and in a direct and priority manner. This control is master and integrates all the changes of states... Agent:

20150088273 - Systems and methods for wireless control and management: Included are embodiments for wireless control and management. Some embodiments include receiving a first signal regarding a device condition of a service device in an environment, determining a condition type of the device condition, and sending a first request for to correct the device condition, based on the condition type.... Agent:

20150088274 - Method for conditioning a tool for configuring a freely programmable control device: A method is disclosed for conditioning a tool for configuring a freely programmable control device for integrating intelligent field devices in a control or automation system having a flexibly expandable hardware structure, in which device-related information is visualized as objects of a branched tree structure. To improve user-friendliness, recording use... Agent: Abb Technology Ag

20150088275 - Tool for configuring a freely programmable control device: A method is disclosed for conditioning a tool for configuring a freely programmable control device for integrating intelligent field devices in a control or automation system having a flexibly expandable hardware structure, in which device-related information is visualized as objects of a branched tree structure. To improve user-friendliness, recording use... Agent: Abb Technology Ag

20150088276 - Device for controlling a working machine: A device for controlling a working machine has at least two control levers which are each operatively connected to at least one control device via an actuation unit. The actuation unit comprises a switching device with which the assignment between control levers and control devices is interchangeable. The switching device... Agent: Wacker Neuson Linz Gmbh

20150088277 - Process variable transmitter with dual compartment housing: A process variable transmitter for use in an industrial control or monitoring process is provided and includes a housing with a cavity formed therein. The housing includes an integrated terminal block which defines first and second compartments in the cavity. The transmitter further includes a process variable sensor configured to... Agent: Rosemount Inc.

20150088278 - Electronic device and control method thereof: An electronic device including a physical button, a processing unit and a sensing unit is provided. The processing unit is coupled to the physical button and the sensing unit is coupled to the processing unit. When the electronic device enters a hibernation mode or in a shutdown state, the sensing... Agent: Wistron Corporation

20150088279 - Normalized process dynamics: A sensing system includes a filter construction module that constructs a high pass filter for filtering sensor values indicative of a process variable, the filter construction module setting values for parameters of the filter based on a temperature value indicative of a temperature of the sensor that produced the sensor... Agent: Rosemount Inc.

20150088280 - System and method for balancing an input device: A system for balancing an input device, the system comprising: a spherical device having an outer spherical wall and an inner spherical wall the system further comprising: an internal circuitry module housing internal circuits and positioned in the center of the spherical device and balanced in the center in order... Agent:

20150088281 - Systems and methods to overlay behaviors on foundation fieldbus alerts: An industrial control system is provided that includes a field device configured to provide an alert, wherein the field device is configured to receive only a first plurality of behaviors for the alert and a controller of an industrial control system. The controller is configured to receive the alert and... Agent:

20150088285 - Configurable welding interface for automated welding applications: A welding power source including an embedded web server provides access to an operator at a remote web browser. From the remote web browser, the user is provided access to weld functions, and can selectively choose between weld functions that can be displayed and controlled from the remote web browser.... Agent:

20150088284 - Miniature surface emg/ekg: This invention relates to biofeedback device, and more particularly to device for detecting, interpreting and recording the electrical field generated by the contraction of muscles and using the electrical field data to control an external device.... Agent:

20150088282 - Touch-less swipe control: A touch-less swipe control system for use with a network to control a device of the network. The touch-less swipe control system may include a control mat to detect a touch-less gesture, and a processor coupled to the control mat to receive data indicative of the touch-less gesture, wherein the... Agent:

20150088283 - Touch-less swipe control: Methods and systems for a touch-less swipe control may comprise a control mat configured to detect a touch-less gesture, a processor coupled to said control mat, wherein the processor is configured to receive data indicative of said touch-less gesture, and wherein the processor is further configured to recognize if the... Agent:

20150088286 - Method and apparatus for automatically creating an executable safety function for a device: A method for automatically creating an executable safety function for a device, includes the steps of collecting digital parameters which specify a particular safety function, determining a first check value on the basis of the digital parameters, automatically assigning a number of digital function modules from a plurality of predefined... Agent: Phoenix Contact Gmbh & Co. Kg

20150088287 - Device-operation management apparatus, remote operation system, method of controlling device-operation management apparatus, and storage medium: A device-operation management apparatus of the present invention is an agent server for receiving a device operation instruction from a portable terminal via a user's input operation and managing an operation of a house device, and causes an operation button to be displayed on the user's portable terminal so that... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20150088288 - Location-aware operation based on bluetooth positioning within a structure: In one embodiment, location aware operation is provided using Bluetooth positioning. A Bluetooth-enabled handheld device is operated within a structure. Received Bluetooth signal strengths are measured for a plurality of Bluetooth-enabled transmitter/receiver units dispersed within the structure, where respective ones of the plurality of Bluetooth-enabled transmitter/receiver units are located on... Agent:

20150088289 - Tournament gaming system with shared elements: A tournament gaming system offers a wagering game tournament to players and includes displaying game-play series on a first display device and a second display device. A plurality of players, including a first player and a second player, participate in the game-play series. In accordance with respective randomly selected outcomes... Agent:

20150088292 - Method of providing data for minimizing difference between dimensions of three-dimensional structure formed by laser radiation and design values of scan path of such three-dimensional structure and computer and computer program for providing such data: Acquiring expected precision even in a case that partial shrinkage occurs. The present invention is a technique for providing data for minimizing a difference between dimensions of a three-dimensional structure formed by laser radiation and design values of a scan path of the three-dimensional structure, in which the technique includes:... Agent:

20150088293 - Pre-operative planning and manufacturing method for orthopedic procedure: A pre-operative planning and manufacturing method for orthopedic surgery includes obtaining pre-operative medical image data representing a joint portion of a patient. The method also includes constructing a three-dimensional digital model of the joint portion and manufacturing a patient-specific alignment guide for the joint portion from the three-dimensional digital model... Agent:

20150088291 - Single action three-dimensional model printing methods: Methods and techniques of using 3D printers to create physical models from image data are discussed. Geometric representations of different physical models are described and complex data conversion processes that convert input image data into geometric representations compatible with third party 3D printers are disclosed. Printing templates are used to... Agent:

20150088290 - Systems and methods for generating physical payment cards: A computer-based method for generating a physical payment card for a consumer is provided. The method is implemented using a computer device including a processor. The method includes identifying a consumer account. The method also includes creating, by the processor, a model data file associated with the physical payment card... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated

20150088294 - Environmental monitoring system and method for liquid crystal manufacturing apparatus: The present invention provides an environmental monitoring system and method for a liquid crystal manufacturing apparatus. The monitoring system comprises an environmental information acquiring equipment, a server, and the liquid crystal manufacturing apparatus. The environmental information acquiring equipment moves along a predetermined track inside the liquid crystal manufacturing apparatus. The... Agent:

20150088295 - Method for additive manufacturing: A method for forming a three-dimensional article through successive fusion of parts of a powder bed, applying a first powder layer on a work table, directing a first energy beam from a first energy beam source over said work table causing said first powder layer to fuse in first selected... Agent:

20150088296 - Corrugated paperboard cutting control apparatus and corrugated paperboard cutting control method: Disclosed are a corrugated paperboard cutting control apparatus and a corrugated paperboard cutting control method. Under control of a cutter control device (110), a camera (CA) images a flute arrangement state in a cut section LE of a corrugated paperboard after being cut. A lower-level management device (100) acquires a... Agent:

20150088298 - Gear manufacturing device and method for manufacturing gear: A gear manufacturing device includes a control unit for synchronously rotating a work rotating about a work axis and a cutter rotating about a cutter axis, the work axis and the cutter axis being skew to each other, the control unit relatively moving the cutter and the work in an... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20150088297 - System and method for designing scleral lenses: A system and method for designing scleral lenses includes a computer, a camera and a lathe connected by a network. The camera captures a set of sagittal images at each of a set of sagittal planes of an eye. A combined sagittal image is created from each set of sagittal... Agent:

20150088299 - Machine tool certification for part specific working volume: A method for machining a selected part with a machine tool, comprises obtaining a master part replicating at least a portion of a geometry of a selected part. The master part is loaded in a machine tool. A signature of the machine tool is defined by measuring at least dimensional... Agent: Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.

20150088300 - Robotic smart end effector tooling: A robotic end effector system and method having a plurality of end effectors which are selectively suitable for particular applications on a workpiece. The end effectors include a resident controller adapted to execute tasks specific to the end effector and are rapidly attachable and removable from the robot for easy... Agent:

20150088301 - System and method for determining feedrates of machining tools: A method determines a feedrate of a tool machining a workpiece according to a path. The method partitions the path into a set of segments, such that within each segment a function of engagement of the tool and the workpiece is substantially constant. Next, the method determines a feedrate for... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratiories, Inc.

20150088302 - Inter-facility transport in inventory management and fulfillment systems: In an infrastructure that uses a mobile order fulfillment system, robotic drive units may be dispatched and instructed to bring inventory holders to a workstation where at least one of the inventory holders is packed and prepared for shipment. The robotic drive units are then instructed to move the prepared... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

20150088303 - Medicinal agent filling device: There is provided a medicinal agent filling device with reduced size, which can automatically fill a medicinal agent into containers having different sizes. A medicinal agent filling device includes: a supply device for supplying a medicinal agent of interest to a container capable of being filled with the medicinal agent;... Agent: Takazono Technology Incorporated

20150088304 - Apparatus and method for providing metered amounts of ingredient, especially for a tailored nutrition to infants: The present invention relates to an apparatus (1) for providing metered amounts of ingredients to a nutritional composition for use in administration to an infant, in particular the present invention relates to an apparatus for providing individualized nutrition for infants based on the infants' special needs, the apparatus comprises a... Agent:

20150088306 - Inventory monitoring system: An inventory monitoring system. The inventory monitoring system includes a cabinet. The cabinet is configured to store the item and is in electronic communication with a terminal. The cabinet dispenses an item in response to the sale and records the removal of the item. The inventory monitoring system also includes... Agent:

20150088305 - Method and device for communicating with vending machine: Invented method comprises data detection by watching communication between vending machine and its payment system in unified manner, without intervention in this communication, and automated downloading this data; transmitting downloaded data via wireless network by invented device's modem/external peripheral device's resource; analyzing this data by determining events and one-time events... Agent:

20150088307 - Inventory distribution method and system: An inventory distribution system and method of providing a plurality of items to a plurality of kiosks is provided. The inventory distribution system may maintain and update a plurality of inventory records associated with the plurality of items provided by the plurality of kiosks, which can be used to determine... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

20150088308 - Link actuation device: A link actuation device includes a distal end side link hub connected with a proximal end side link hub through three or more sets of link mechanisms for alteration in orientation. By means of an actuator provided in the two or more set of the link mechanism, the distal end... Agent: Ntn Corporation

20150088309 - Method for operating a multi-limb manipulator: A method for operating a multi-limb manipulator which includes electric actuators assigned to manipulator limbs, control units assigned to the actuators, including: the provision of desired movement values for the actuator to an actuator dynamic model and the determination of an electric desired current value for the actuator, the transfer... Agent:

20150088310 - Social behavior rules for a medical telepresence robot: Devices, systems, and methods for social behavior of a telepresence robot are disclosed herein. A telepresence robot may include a drive system, a control system, an object detection system, and a social behaviors component. The drive system is configured to move the telepresence robot. The control system is configured to... Agent:

20150088311 - Robot calibrating apparatus and robot calibrating method, and robot apparatus and method of controlling robot apparatus: A robot calibrating apparatus calibrating a command value for a robot body 2 whose position and orientation is controlled based on the command value, includes an operating unit configured to calculate a calibrating function of calibrating the command value, based on the difference between an ideal position and orientation of... Agent:

20150088313 - Apparatus management system, apparatus management device, and control method: Disclosed is an apparatus management device configured to manage one or more apparatuses that control a work environment of a workspace. The apparatus management device includes a storage part configured to store an associated relationship between the users and parameters indicating the work environment, an apparatus management part configured to... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20150088312 - Smart building management system and multi-building management system: A smart building management system manages a building for providing smart analyses and strategies. The management system connects with plural hardware devices in the building and receives the data and statuses replied by the hardware devices, and further analyzes the maintenance statuses and energy consumption statuses of the hardware devices.... Agent: Delta Electronics, Inc.

20150088316 - Apparatus control device, apparatus control system, and program: An apparatus control system includes a skin temperature measurement device configured to measure a skin temperature, and an apparatus control device that controls a heating-cooling combination apparatus. In the apparatus control device, a storage unit stores a correspondence table (correspondence relationship) between skin temperatures and control contents of the heating-cooling... Agent:

20150088317 - Contactless electrocardiographic sensor with moisture generator: A sensor for a contactless electrocardiographic measurement of a person includes an electrode formed of a moisture-permeable material and having a measurement surface and an opposite surface. A moisture generator supplies moisture to the opposite surface, and a moisture sensor detects a moisture content of a microclimate at the measurement... Agent:

20150088314 - Data center cooling: A method and/or computer program product automatically adjusts room temperature in a data center room. A processor in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system receives a throttle threshold temperature for each of multiple computing devices that are within a data center room, which is climate-controlled by the HVAC... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150088315 - Demand response method and demand response control apparatus: A demand response method includes: obtaining DR contracts scheduled to be implemented in a target period; determining, for each of the DR contracts, whether or not content of the adjustment of the supply and demand for electrical energy requested in the DR contract is executable; generating one or more DR... Agent:

20150088318 - Interview programming for an hvac controller: Controllers and methods are disclosed for aiding a user in programming a schedule of a programmable controller. In an illustrative embodiment, a guided programming routine can be activated by a user, which then guides a user through two or more screens that are designed to collect sufficient information from the... Agent:

20150088319 - Data center cooling: A method and/or computer program product automatically adjusts room temperature in a data center room. A processor in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system receives a throttle threshold temperature for each of multiple computing devices that are within a data center room, which is climate-controlled by the HVAC... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150088320 - Load drive controlling device: A load drive controlling device includes a dulling controller, a dulling adjuster, and a Proportional Integral (PI) controller. The dulling adjuster sets a first electric current value for a dulling adjustment operation according to a change trend of a target electric current value in an inductive load. The dulling adjuster... Agent:

20150088321 - Self-learning closed-loop control valve system: A pressure independent control valve system including a pipe system defining a flow path for a volume of fluid to regulate flow downstream of the pressure independent control valve system, wherein the pipe system has a butterfly valve configured to control a flow rate of the volume of fluid; an... Agent:

20150088324 - Integrated control circuitry and coil assembly for irrigation control: An integrated irrigation valve control device has a coil adapted to develop an electromagnetic flux sufficient to cause actuation of irrigation equipment. Control circuitry is electrically coupled to the coil to control the flux at the coil. A housing covers at least a portion of the coil and at least... Agent:

20150088323 - Interface accessory for a reticulation controller: An interface system 11 for an irrigation controller arranged to operate a plurality of electrically operated valves 21 over at least two wires is disclosed. The system includes a valve interface unit 27 having outputs 29, each for connection to a valve, and input 33 and common 35 connectors to... Agent:

20150088322 - Irrigation apparatus: A valve body for an irrigation system is disclosed. The valve body is formed as a unitary moulding and comprises a manifold arrangement integrally formed in the valve body and includes an inlet and at least one outlet. The manifold arrangement includes a valve receiving region located between the inlet... Agent: Antelco Pty Ltd

20150088325 - System, method, and apparatus for electric power grid and network management of grid elements: Systems, methods, and apparatus embodiments for electric power grid and network registration and management of grid elements. Grid elements are transformed into grid elements following initial registration of each grid element with the system, preferably through network-based communication between the grid elements and a coordinator, either in coordination with or... Agent: Causam Energy, Inc.

20150088326 - Wind farm with fast local reactive power control: Wind farm comprising a farm master (1) and a plurality of wind energy installations (4). The farm master (1) has a controller (15) with an input for a control parameter for power supplied to a grid and transmits desired value specifications to a local controller (5) of the wind energy... Agent: Senvion Se

20150088328 - Demand coordination synthesis system: An candidate processor that evaluates buildings for application of demand coordination techniques. The processor models devices, a network operations center (NOC), and control nodes. Each device consumes a portion of the resource when turned on, and performs a corresponding function within an acceptable operational margin by cycling on and off.... Agent:

20150088327 - Energy savings forecasting method and device: An energy-savings forecasting device includes a provisional savings calculating portion that calculates, based on a simulation model, provisional savings that is obtained when switching from a normal operation to an energy-saving operation, an adjustment factor calculating portion that calculates an adjustment factor by comparing the energy demands calculated by the... Agent: Azbil Corporation

20150088329 - Providing energy management recommendations with a computing device: Devices, systems, and methods for providing energy management recommendations are provided. One method includes recording a number of interactions between a user and a computing device, creating an energy usage profile according to the number of interactions between the user and the computing device, computing energy usage analytics associated with... Agent:

20150088330 - Voltage conservation using advanced metering infrastructure and substation centralized voltage control: A voltage control and conservation (VCC) system is provided, which includes three subsystems, including an energy delivery (ED) system, an energy control (EC) system and an energy regulation (ER) system. The VCC system is configured to monitor energy usage at the ED system and determine one or more energy delivery... Agent: Virginia Electric And Power Company

20150088331 - Intelligent wall plug: An intelligent wall plug being removably connectable to an electrical outlet and for use with a remote wireless manager configured to communicate via a first communication protocol. The intelligent wall plug includes a device receptacle to receive a device operable to communicate in a second communication protocol. The intelligent wall... Agent:

20150088332 - Programmable electrical control device: A programmable electrical control device (10) adapted to be programmed by an external programming device, the programmable electrical control device for controlling electrical power supply in cooperation with an electrical switching device (12), the electrical switching device having a body, an electrical power supply input, an electrical power supply output... Agent: Smartswitch Pty Ltd

20150088333 - Monitoring surface temperature of devices: Techniques for monitoring surface temperature of devices are described. Generally, surface temperature of devices is monitored and controlled to prevent user discomfort and/or injury that may result from user contact with an excessively heated surface. In at least some embodiments, temperature of an external surface of the device is indirectly... Agent:

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