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Data processing: measuring, calibrating, or testing March listing by industry category 03/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 03/31/2011 > 47 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110077865 - Fall detection system: There is provided a fall detection system, comprising a passive vibration sensor; one or more other sensors for detecting respective characteristics of a fall; and a processor for analyzing measurements from the one or more other sensors to determine if a fall has occurred; wherein the system is configured to... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110077866 - Distance relay using real time lightning data: A distance relay apparatus, a distance relay processing system and a method for processing a distance relay are disclosed. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, the distance relay processing system, which controls a distance relay, includes a lightning managing apparatus, which generates comprehensive lightning information by using... Agent: Korea Electric Power Corporation
20110077867 - Method and apparatus for determining formation and fluid properties: A downhole tool and method for determining a parameter of a formation as a function of radial distance from the borehole into the formation. The tool comprising a nuclear source for irradiating the formation and a plurality of sensors each independently measuring a density of the formation at a different... Agent:
20110077868 - Apparatus and method for predicting vertical stress fields: A method of estimating at least one of stress and pore fluid pressure in an earth formation is disclosed. The method includes: discretizing a domain including at least a portion of the earth formation into a plurality of cells, each cell including a respective density value; dividing the domain into... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20110077870 - Blood cell counter, diagnosis support method and computer program product: A blood cell counter apparatus comprising: a detector for detecting blood cells in blood of a subject; and a controller for obtaining, based on a detection result by the detector, first analytical information about nucleated red blood cells in the blood, and second analytical information about granulocytes in the blood... Agent:
20110077869 - Circuit for detecting analytes via nanoparticle-labeled substances with electromagnetic read-write heads: A circuit for detecting antigens on biosample tracks comprising a processor, an electromagnetic write head for magnetizing nanoparticles attached to the antigens via antibodies in response to a write signal from the processor, and a first amplifier for supplying power to the write head. The circuit further comprises a magneto-resistive... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110077871 - Analysis apparatus, information processing unit, and an information displaying method: An analysis apparatus which has a first and second measuring units for measuring a clinical sample; and an information processing unit which is connected to the first and second measuring units so as to perform information communication with the first and second measuring units, wherein the first measuring unit is... Agent:
20110077872 - Microcantilever-based gas sensor employing two simultaneous physical sensing modes: According to one embodiment, a system for detecting and identifying gases includes a piezoresistive microcantilever transducer, wherein dissipation of heat from the piezoresistive microcantilever into one or more gases is measured by changes in an electrical resistance of the piezoresistor, a vibrating microcantilever transducer, wherein shifts are measured in resonant... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC
20110077873 - Apparatus and method for calculating transient-based fatigue usage factor using characteristic fatigue usage curve: Since a characteristic fatigue usage factor curve devised in accordance the present invention uses the characteristic fatigue usage factor curve obtained on the basis of the operation-transient state when calculating a transient-based fatigue usage factor, it is possible to much more accurately calculate the fatigue usage factor with respect to... Agent:
20110077874 - Appliance monitoring apparatus: A CO2 emission calculation unit 4 calculates an amount of CO2 emission based on a gas appliance used by a client output from an appliance determination unit 2, a gas flow signal thereof, and CO2 emission data pertaining to the gas appliance stored in a CO2 emission data storage unit... Agent: The High Pressure Gas Safety Institute Of Japan
20110077875 - Sump monitoring method and apparatus: A method of monitoring one or more sumps in order to predict an overflow condition comprising: pumping, using at least one pump (14), liquid from the or each sump (16); monitoring the liquid level in the or each sump (16) using a level monitoring means (24) and outputting liquid level... Agent: Pulsar Process Measurement Limited
20110077876 - Tap for mounting on container for fluid and method for registering the level of fluid in said container: The present invention relates to a tap for mounting on a container containing liquid, such as a wine box, a container containing medicine or a chemical, which tap comprises a sensor arranged on or in the tap for determining the outflow of liquid as a function of dispensing time and... Agent: Multisense As
20110077877 - Semiconductor device failure analysis method and apparatus and program: A semiconductor device failure analysis method and apparatus and a computer program for the method and apparatus are provided. The method includes: an observation image acquisition process of acquiring a voltage contrast image by charging an exposed conductive layer of a semiconductor device and irradiating the exposed conductive layer with... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20110077878 - Power supply with data communications: Apparatus and methods are provided for use with smart utility grids. A smart power supply includes power metering to determine instantaneous and cumulative energy consumption of the power supply and a computer coupled thereto. Communications transceivers enable the smart power supply to communicate with both the computer and smart entities... Agent:
20110077881 - Abnormality prediction system for secondary batteries: An abnormality prediction system for secondary batteries according to the present invention includes: a parameter value detection portion that detects parameter values each corresponding to each of a plurality of secondary batteries to determine whether all the parameter values are normal or not; and a singular state determination portion that... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110077879 - Determining battery dc impedance: A method and apparatus for measuring battery cell DC impedance by controlling charging of the battery cell. The method includes real-time characterization of a battery, (a) measuring periodically a DC impedance of the battery to determine a measured DC impedance; (b) ratioing the measured DC impedance to a reference DC... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.
20110077880 - Systems, methods and computer readable media for estimating capacity loss in rechargeable electrochemical cell: A system includes an electrochemical cell, monitoring hardware, and a computing system. The monitoring hardware periodically samples charge characteristics of the electrochemical cell. The computing system periodically determines cell information from the charge characteristics of the electrochemical cell. The computing system also periodically adds a first degradation characteristic from the... Agent: Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC
20110077882 - System and method for estimating leakage current of an electronic circuit: Disclosed are embodiments of a system and of an associated method for estimating the leakage current of an electronic circuit. The embodiments analyze a layout of an electronic circuit in order to identify all driven and non-driven nets within the electronic circuit, to identify all of the driven net-bounded partitions... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110077885 - apparatus and method for estimating synchronized phasors at predetermined times referenced to a common time standard in an electrical system: An apparatus and method estimates a plurality of synchronized phasors at predetermined times referenced to a common time standard in an electrical power system. The method includes acquiring and determining a frequency of a power system signal, sampling the power system signal at a sampling interval rate based on a... Agent:
20110077884 - Internal coaxial cable connector integrated circuit and method of use thereof: A structure is provided. The structure includes a signal retrieval circuit formed within a disk located within a coaxial cable connector. The signal retrieval circuit is located in a position that is external to a signal path of an electrical signal flowing through the coaxial cable connector. The signal retrieval... Agent: Rochester Institute Of Technology
20110077883 - Measurement of fourier coefficients using integrating photometric detector: Provided is a measurement method of Fourier coefficients using an integrating photometric detector, wherein, when measuring an exposure (Sj) with a predetermined time interval during a predetermined time period using an integrating photometric detector with respect to light of which amplitude varies with the time period, normalized Fourier coefficients (α′2n,... Agent: Korea Research Institute Of Standards And Science
20110077886 - System and method of selecting white gaussian noise sub-band using singular value decomposition: Provided is a method of selecting a white Gaussian noise sub-band using singular value decomposition (SVD). The method includes selecting a first frequency band, verifying whether a signal is included in the selected first frequency band, determining the first frequency band as a target measurement frequency when the signal is... Agent: University-industry Cooperation Group Of Kyung Hee University
20110077887 - Wavelength-multiplexed optical signal measurement device and the method thereof: Light to be measured L and sampling pulse light LSP are each split into M beams, and a time delay of 0, T, 2T, . . . , (M−1)T is given to each of the M-split sampling pulse light beams. The M-split light beams to be measured are then respectively... Agent: Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation
20110077888 - Measurement data correction method, optical tomography measurement device and storage medium stored with program: A measurement data correction method is provided. A living organism is employed as a test sample, fluorescent light generated by excitation light from a fluorescent substance administered to the test sample is received by a light receiving component at a plurality of locations around the periphery of the test sample... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110077889 - System and method of magnetic compass calibration: A system and method of determining a magnetic field and magnetic compass calibration is disclosed. One embodiment is a method of determining a magnetic field vector, the method comprising storing, for each of a plurality of sensor orientations, one or more calibration components, determining, for a sensor orientation not included... Agent: Teledyne Rd Instruments, Inc.
20110077890 - Method for thermally compensating a gaging device and thermally compensated gaging station: Thermal drifts compensation method in a gaging device (1) with a transducer; the compensation method includes the steps of: determining and storing, in the course of a calibration operation, values of a thermal compensation coefficient (K) upon variation of a temperature (T) of the gaging device (1); detecting, in the... Agent:
20110077891 - Accelerometer-only calibration method: Methods for calibrating an accelerometer without needing to use external assistance signals, such as GNSS signals. The invention is applicable to accelerometers generally—in both GPS navigation devices and other devices. A method of calibrating an accelerometer, the accelerometer having a bias, comprises: rotating the accelerometer, wherein the orientation of the... Agent: Sirf Technology Holdings, Inc.
20110077892 - System, method and computer program for remotely testing system components over a network: The invention is a turn-key, modular platform, including software and hardware, for testing physical system components such as motors remotely over the Internet. The system allows remote customers to test multiple physical system components under the specific loading conditions of the real-world application. This will provide more detailed and accurate... Agent:
20110077893 - Delay test apparatus, delay test method and delay test program: A delay test apparatus for a semiconductor integrated circuit includes (1) a selecting unit that selects at least one pair of a beginning latch and an ending latch based on layout information of the semiconductor integrated circuit, the pair of the beginning latch and the ending latch possibly representing a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110077894 - Process parameter assessment method for the solid target for gallium (ga)-68/germanium (ge)-68 generator: A process parameter assessment method for the solid target for gallium (Ga)-68/germanium (Ge)-68 generator mainly consists of the procedures: first calculate the thickness d for the electroplated gallium (Ga)-69 on the solid target; and then through a graph of decay curves comprising 69Ga(p, 2n) 68Ge target thickness and incident energy... Agent:
20110077896 - System and method for calculating the thermal mass of a building: The invention comprises a system for calculating a value for the effective thermal mass of a building. The climate control system obtains temperature measurements from at least a first location conditioned by the climate system. One or more processors receive measurements of outside temperatures from at least one source other... Agent: Ecofactor, Inc.
20110077895 - Temperature estimation apparatus for aeroplane gas turbine engine: In a temperature estimation apparatus for an aeroplane gas turbine engine mounted on an aircraft and having a combustion chamber, a high-pressure turbine rotated by combustion gas exhausted from the combustion chamber, a low-pressure turbine located downstream of the high-pressure turbine to be rotated by low-pressure gas which has passed... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20110077897 - Microfluidic devices with integrated resistive heater electrodes including systems and methods for controlling and measuring the temperatures of such heater electrodes: The invention relates to methods and devices for control of an integrated thin-film device with a plurality of microfluidic channels. In one embodiment, a microfluidic device is provided that includes a microfluidic chip having a plurality of microfluidic channels and a plurality of multiplexed heater electrodes, wherein the heater electrodes... Agent: Canon U.s. Life Sciences, Inc.
20110077898 - Altimeter with calibration: An altitude dead reckoning system using measurements of forward velocity, forward acceleration, and yaw angle rate to determine changes in altitude with automatic calibration of an accelerometer bias.... Agent: Peter Van Wyck Loomis
20110077899 - Computer-readable storage medium having information processing program stored therein and information processing apparatus: A game apparatus calculates a load value detected by a load controller, and a center-of-gravity position of a player, at predetermined time intervals. Based on the calculated center-of-gravity position, the game apparatus firstly determines whether or not the center of gravity moves, and determines the direction of the movement. Then,... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20110077900 - Apparatus and method for checking the attitude of a vehicle: An apparatus (1) for checking the attitude of a vehicle (2) comprises: at least one target (3) defining a spatial reference system; a mobile unit (4) equipped with measuring means (10) for measuring the value of parameters representing the geometric characteristics of a wheel (9) of the vehicle (2) and... Agent: Corghi S.p.a.
20110077901 - Multi-face, multi-event, orientation sensor: An apparatus and a computer implemented method for monitoring and recording the orientation data for an object. The orientation apparatus comprises an outer casing. Inside the outer casing is an orientation device that comprises six chambers, with a ball sensor in each chamber, and a ball. The orientation apparatus also... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110077902 - servo control circuit for detecting analytes via nanoparticle-labeled substances with electromagnetic read-write heads: A circuit for controlling an electromagnetic head module to detect antigens on a biosample track comprising a processor for receiving position-error-servo signal from the PES read sensor, a write head for magnetizing nanoparticles attached to antigens, and a read sensor for detecting the nanoparticle-labeled antigens. The circuit may further comprise... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110077903 - Apparatus and method sensing motion: Provided is a motion sensing apparatus that measures a first angle using at least one first rotational angle sensor, estimates a second angle using at least one second rotational angle sensor and at least one 2-axis angular velocity sensor that is different from the at least one first rotational angle... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110077904 - Motion recognition system using footwear for motion recognition: There is provided a motion recognition system using footwear for motion recognition. The motion recognition system includes footwear for motion recognition and an information processing terminal. The footwear for motion recognition includes a pressure sensor, a height sensor and a three-axis acceleration sensor, measures variations in foot pressure, height and... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110077905 - Method and system for determining locations of moving objects with maximum length sequences: A location of an object is determined by arranging a sequence of bits on a substrate. The sequence of bits includes subsequence of bits, and each subsequence of bits is unique for each location along the substrate. When the object is at a particular location along the substrate a sensor... Agent:
20110077906 - Programmable controller system: A programmable controller system includes a programmable controller apparatus, a remote input and output apparatus connected to the programmable controller apparatus via a field bus and a monitoring apparatus configured to be located on a communication path between the programmable controller apparatus and the remote input and output apparatus and... Agent: Omron Corporation
20110077907 - Signal-level determining device and method: An apparatus and method is disclosed for robustly detecting a signal in the presence of background noise which includes impulsive noise. Each value of a signal is mapped to a point on a semicircle defined by two coordinates on orthogonal axes in two-dimensional space. A respective mean is calculated of... Agent:
20110077908 - Method for diagnosing the functional reliability of a lambda probe: In the change from lean to rich exhaust gas or vice versa, signals are recorded by a lambda probe and are used to diagnose the functional reliability of this lambda probe So that special reliability of this procedure is ensured, the change is triggered by an event. The event can... Agent: Audi Ag
20110077909 - Portable computing device and method for asset management in a logistics system: Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for tracking one or more items. In one exemplary embodiment, there is provided a device for tracking one or more items. The device may include a plurality of sensors for detecting light, temperature, humidity, pressure, and acceleration. The device may also include... Agent:
20110077910 - Universal adapter for personal health device standardization of non-standardized healthcare device and operating method thereof: Disclosed are a universal adapter for the personal health device (PHD) standardization of a non-standardized healthcare device and an operating method thereof. The universal adapter includes: an adapter interface device communicating with a non-standardized healthcare device, which does not follow PHD standardization, to collect measurement data measured by the non-standardized... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110077911 - Multi-measurement vortex flowmeter: Two-wire transmitters are described in which the required voltage that a control room must supply to the transmitter is lower at high current than at low current, thus freeing up more voltage for other uses, and in which a constant set of operating voltages may be maintained. A corrected pressure... Agent: Invensys Systems, Inc.03/24/2011 > 36 patent applications in 29 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110071762 - Method of determining a transient electromagnetic response of a formation: A system and method for determining an electromagnetic response from a region in an earth formation. Receivers where raw response signals (Vraw) are measured are at different offset distances (L1, L2) from a transmitter and are electromagnetically coupled to the transmitter by a support structure. The raw response signals (Vraw)... Agent:
20110071763 - System and method for fault identification: A system, which may be and/or may include a computer system, and method for identifying a fault patch position from a seismic data volume. The system and method may include defining an initial active surface in the seismic data volume; identifying one or more active surfaces by minimizing the value... Agent:
20110071764 - Biological cell sorting and characterization using aerosol mass spectrometry: Among other things, methods, systems, apparatus for performing on-the-fly apportionment are described. In particular, spectrum data associated with a particle is acquired in real-time. The acquired real-time spectrum data is analyzing in real-time to classify the particle. Analyzing the data in real-time includes comparing the acquired spectrum data with a... Agent:
20110071765 - Device and method for alleviating postprandial hyperglycemia: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to methods, systems and devices for alleviating postprandial hyperglycemia, as well as to methods and devices for sustained medical infusion of fluids, using, for example, skin securable insulin dispensing systems/devices.... Agent:
20110071766 - Method and system for determining a threshold for spike detection of electrophysiological signals: A method is provided for determining a threshold (81, 82) for spike (12) detection in an electrophysiological signal (11). The method comprises a step of determining an estimated envelope (31) of the electrophysiological signal (11), a step of, based on the estimated envelope (31), determining an estimated Gaussian noise, a... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110071767 - Hepatotoxicity molecular models: The present invention includes methods of predicting hepatotoxicity of test agents and methods of generating hepatotoxicity prediction models using algorithms for analyzing quantitative gene expression information. The invention also includes microarrays, computer systems comprising the toxicity prediction models, as well as methods of using the computer systems by remote users... Agent: Ocimum Biosoluntions, Inc.
20110071768 - Device for estimating survival cell count, computer program, and recording medium: By accurately estimating the survival cell count in a probiotic product, the time for developing the product can be shortened. In a device (1) for estimating survival cell count, a calculation unit (14) calculates an estimated result of the survival cell count nt (CFU/g) of a specific strain contained in... Agent: Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.
20110071769 - Method and apparatus for determining structural damage depth, and method and apparatus for determining structural damage treatment: A correlation is preliminarily obtained between a depth of damage and a ratio between a temperature gradient in temperature distribution on a surface of an area containing the damage and a temperature difference between a maximum temperature and a minimum temperature in the temperature distribution. The temperature distribution on the... Agent: West Nippon Expressway Engineering Shikoku Company Limited
20110071770 - System and method for monitoring the state of structural components: The invention relates to a structural component, to a system and to a method for monitoring the integrity of a structure or a structural component. The structural component according to the invention has at least one elongated air duct which can be connected to a vacuum source and to a... Agent: Airbus Operations Gmbh
20110071773 - Method and device for the assessment of fluid collection networks: An improved method for monitor a fluid collection network is disclosure. The improved method includes installing several monitoring devices into sewer system manholes, recording fluid level and flow, reading the recorded data, and displaying the data in chart or map form. Data may be displayed in two or three dimensional... Agent:
20110071772 - Methods for monitoring and managing delivery of syrup in bag-in-box systems: The present invention includes systems, methods and apparatus for detecting whether an acceptable mixture of fluid and water has been delivered by a vending machine. Embodiments of the invention utilize one or more second flow meters located downstream of a mix manifold. The additional flow meter allows the controller of... Agent: Sanden Vendo America, Inc.
20110071771 - Systems and methods for estimating a temperature of a fluid injector used in a hot environment: Systems and methods of estimating a fluid injector tip temperature. A controller having a processor and a memory supplies a current to a coil of a fluid injector, a resistance of the coil is measured when the current is supplied to the coil, a coil temperature is determined based on... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20110071774 - Pneumatic energy harvesting and monitoring: A method and apparatus for monitoring a pneumatic system. A number of parameters are monitored using a monitoring device connected to the pneumatic system, an energy harvesting unit configured to generate electrical energy from a gas in the pneumatic system, and a controller. The monitoring device comprises a number of... Agent: The Boeing Company
20110071775 - Pressure measurement using a mems device: A device to measure pressure is disclosed. In one embodiment, the device includes at least one element with two layers separated by a space which changes over a variable time period in response to a voltage applied across the two layers. The time period may be measured and is indicative... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20110071776 - Controlled compressional wave components of thickness shear mode multi-measurand sensors: The current invention relates to a conductivity-dielectric (CD) electrode design with apertures that allow compressional waves to propagate away from the surface of the acoustic wave device unimpeded. This prevents reflection of compressional waves that would interact with the viscosity sensor surface, thus altering the device response. It allows compressional... Agent: Delaware Capital Formation Inc.
20110071777 - Apparatus and method for improving the accuracy of measurements taken with a capacitance-type sensor: An apparatus and method improve the accuracy of measurements taken with a capacitance-type sensor. In addition to the sensor the apparatus comprises a measurement circuit and a microprocessor. One of the sensor or a calibration capacitor with a known and fixed capacitance is connectable to the measurement circuit by a... Agent:
20110071778 - Apparatus for performing ground vibration tests on airplanes: The invention relates to improved methods and apparatus for performing ground vibration tests (so-called “ground vibration tests”) on an airplane. In the method according to the invention, the airplane is jacked up essentially undamped (“rigidly”) in conventional holding points with lifting devices. For purposes of the ground vibration test, the... Agent: Airbus Deutschland Gmbh
20110071779 - Electronic device controller for improving performance of electronic device: An electronic device controller and an electronic system including the same are provided. The electronic device controller includes a calculation unit for calculating performance information of an electronic device based on detailed information regarding an operation and state of the electronic device and a tuning unit for tuning at least... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110071781 - Battery system: A battery system comprises a first battery cell and a first management unit which is connected in one-to-one correspondence to the first battery cell. The first management unit comprises a first parameter acquiring unit, a first calculating unit, and a first storage unit. The first parameter acquiring unit acquires a... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110071780 - Method and apparatus for displaying at least one indicator related to a projected battery lifespan: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, the apparatus comprises at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code. The at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to perform at... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110071782 - Semiconductor outlier identification using serially-combined data transform processing methodologies: A method for identifying outlier semiconductor devices from a plurality of semiconductor devices includes performing at least one electrical test to obtain electrical test data including at least one test parameter, applying at least a first data transform processing methodology to the electrical test data to generate processed test data,... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110071783 - Verification and modification method of rules of do-not-inspect regions, computer program, and apparatus for such verification and modification: The verification method of do-not-inspect region rules includes: an information storage process which includes storing information of a plurality of do-not-inspect regions which specifies each of the plurality of do-not-inspect regions, and storing a pixel size which defines a length of a single pixel; a minimum size verification process which... Agent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
20110071784 - Goos-hanchen compensation in autofocus systems: A new and useful method is provided for Goos-Hanchen compensation in an optical autofocus (AF) system that uses light reflected from a substrate to determine changes in the z position of a substrate. According to the method of the invention reflected light from the substrate is provided at a plurality... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110071785 - Motion smoothing in 3-d position sensing apparatus: A method of estimating and extrapolating the position of an article is provided. The article's position is detected by relatively infrequent ultrasonic ranging, and provides more frequent reports from internal accelerometers, gyroscopes and optional magnetometers. In a first instance, the method includes calculating new position, velocity and orientation vectors by... Agent:
20110071786 - Semiconductor device and its testing method: A semiconductor device 100 including an internal circuit 4 that operates based on an input pattern includes a clock driver 25 that generates an internal clock 7 based on a generated clock 6, a counter 23 that generates count data 28 by counting the generated clock 6, a nonvolatile storage... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20110071788 - Method and apparatus for the calculation of coal ash fusion values: The IT and FT values for coal and coke samples can be accurately predicted by applying equations to determined ST and HT temperatures. For reducing atmospheres, the equations are IT=C1×ST−C2×HT+C3 and FT=C4×HT−C5×ST+C6. For oxidizing atmospheres, the equations are IT=C7×ST−C8×HT+C9 and FT=C10×HT−C11×ST+C12. IT is the initial deformation temperature. ST is the... Agent: Leco Corporation
20110071787 - Stabilized solid-state gyrolaser: Solid-state gyrolaser having a device for stabilizing the intensities making it possible to maintain equilibrium of the two counter-propagating modes having at least a means for calculating a rotation measurement (Ω, IΩ) of the gyrolaser on the basis of the counter-propagating modes having a frequency difference (Δνmes) between them, by... Agent:
20110071789 - Real-time motion recognition system and method: A system and method that may sense and recognize a motion of a user is provided. The system and method may recognize a variety of motions of the user based on sensing data received from a remote controller.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110071790 - Unmoldability determination apparatus, computer readable medium, and unmoldability determination method: An unmoldability determination apparatus includes: a normal line calculation unit that calculates a normal line extending from a point on each of surfaces constituting a three-dimensional shape of a molded product; an opposite direction component determination unit that determines whether or not the normal line calculated on each surface has... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110071791 - Signal-level determining device and method: An apparatus and method is disclosed for robustly detecting a signal m the presence of background noise which includes impulsive noise. Each value of a signal is mapped to a point on a semicircle defined by two coordinates on orthogonal axes in two-dimensional space. A respective mean is calculated of... Agent:
20110071792 - Creating and viewing multimedia content from data of an individual's performance in a physical activity: Individuals participating in various sports or other physical activities can have data and media captured to provide a record of such activities. Small devices including a variety of sensors attached to individuals or equipment can capture data about the individual's performance. Video cameras, still image cameras and microphones can be... Agent:
20110071793 - Method to compute wait time: A requesting critical wait time of a given resource may be determined The requesting critical wait time is the time spent by the one or more resources waiting for the given resource, wherein at least one of the resources waiting for the given resource can proceed if access to the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110071794 - Industrial process control transmitter with multiple sensors: An industrial process control transmitter includes a first input configured to couple to a first sensor, and a second input configured to couple to a second sensor. Measurement circuitry is configured to couple to the first and second sensors and provide an output related to a sensed process variable. A... Agent:
20110071795 - Test and measurement instrument using combined signals: A test and measurement instrument including a plurality of digitizers, each digitizer configured to digitize an input signal to generate a digitized signal; a signal processor configured to combine at least two of the digitized signals from the digitizers into a combined signal; and a circuit configured to receive the... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.
20110071796 - Comparison of data signals using characteristic electronic thumbprints extracted therefrom: A characteristic thumbprint is extracted from a data signal, the thumbprint based on statistics relating to the data signal. The data signal can be compared indirectly by matching this thumbprint against one or more reference thumbprints. The data signal may be any type of signal, including streaming digitized audio or... Agent: Auditude, Inc.
20110071797 - Systems and methods for analysis and design of radiating and scattering objects: Methods and apparatus for analysis and design of radiation and scattering objects are disclosed. In one embodiment, unknown sources are spatially grouped to produce a system interaction matrix with block factors of low rank within a given error tolerance and the unknown sources are determined from compressed forms of the... Agent:03/17/2011 > 26 patent applications in 21 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110066379 - survey system for locating geophysical anomalies: A survey system is described for locating and classifying geophysical anomalies. It includes a moving platform equipped with a recording unit for recording the position of the platform. The system also comprises three first measuring units or sensors, adapted to record a varying electric field strength and a varying magnetic... Agent:
20110066378 - Apparatus and methods for controlling and communicating with downhole devices: Apparatus and methods for controlling and communicating with one or more tools in a downhole tool string including a tractor, an auxiliary tractor tool, a logging tool, a safety sub, a release mechanism, a unit containing sensors for monitoring downhole conditions, a setting tool, and a perforating gun. Also provided... Agent:
20110066380 - Subsurface reservoir analysis based on fluid injection: A subsurface reservoir may be characterized and/or monitored based on fluid injection. For example, fluid may be injected into the reservoir, and data (e.g., seismic data, geodetic data, pressure data) relating to the injected fluid in the reservoir may be used to identify characteristics of the reservoir and/or to monitor... Agent: C12 Energy Inc.
20110066384 - Computer aided ligand-based and receptor-based drug design utilizing molecular shape and electrostatic complementarity: Methods related to the generation of shape signatures representing molecular shape, and using shape signatures in both ligand-based and receptor-based molecular design. Ray-tracing is used to explore the volume interior to a ligand, or the space exterior to a receptor site. Shape signatures are then probability distributions derived from the... Agent:
20110066383 - Indentifying one or more activities of an animate or inanimate object: Methods, systems and apparatus for identifying an activity of an animate or inanimate object are disclosed. One method includes identifying each elemental motion of a sequence of elemental motions of a device attached to the animate or inanimate object. The activity of the animate or inanimate object can be identified... Agent: Wellcore Corporation
20110066381 - Method and apparatus for artifacts mitigation with multiple wireless sensors: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a technique for mitigating artifacts of biophysical signals in a body area network. Information from multiple sensors (including motion information of the body) can be employed in mitigating the artifacts. The biophysical signals in the body area network can be compressively sensed.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20110066385 - Quantification of differences between measured values and statistical validation based on the differences: A system and method of validating differences between measured values of fluorescence intensities obtained from a fluorescence-based instrument, including: generating calibration histograms for calibration beads run through the instrument; calibrating a distance function configured to measure distances between the histograms by: constructing a metric using the distance function, which includes... Agent: Purdue Research Foundation
20110066382 - Systems and methods for detecting normal levels of bacteria in water using a multiple angle light scattering (mals) instrument: A particle detection system uses a camera to produce a picture based on the scattered light generated by a particle in a liquid medium, when a laser beam is incident on the particle. These pictures are then automatically analyzed through the use of a processing system (e.g., a computer). The... Agent: Jmar LLC
20110066386 - Anesthetic sensing optical microfluidic chip system: The invention discloses an anesthetic sensing optical microfluidic chip system. The anesthetic sensing optical microfluidic chip system includes a biochip, a light source, and a detector. The biochip includes a substrate, a micro-channel, and a molecularly imprinted biosensor. The micro-channel is bonded beyond the substrate. The molecularly imprinted biosensor is... Agent:
20110066387 - Appliance monitoring apparatus: Based on a gas appliance used by a client and a gas flow signal pertaining the gas appliance which are output from an appliance determination unit 2, CO2 emission data on the gas appliance stored in a CO2 emission data storage unit 3, and CO2 emission data which are to... Agent: The High Pressure Gas Safety Institute Of Japan
20110066388 - Corrosion rate monitoring: Methods and apparatus relate to measuring corrosion rate. Flowing corrosive fluid contacts a metal coupon or object and results in an effluent stream. The effluent stream contains metal from the object due to reaction of constituents in the fluid with the metal. Analysis of the effluent stream measures concentration of... Agent: Conocophillips Company
20110066389 - Hand held refrigeration gauge: The present invention is a hand held gauge for use with refrigeration systems. The gauge includes a service port connector, a display screen, and user interfacing buttons. The gauge also includes electronic storage of the pressure-to-saturation temperature data for different refrigerants. The gauge allows for the measuring of temperature and... Agent:
20110066390 - Systems and methods for determining geologic properties using acoustic analysis: Systems and methods which determine geologic properties using acoustic analysis are shown. Acoustic signals are collected during processing (e.g., crushing, shearing, striking, compressing, etc.) of geologic media, such as rock samples, for determining geologic properties according to embodiments. The acoustic signals collected may include frequency information, amplitude information, time information,... Agent:
20110066391 - Methods and systems for energy prognosis: In one embodiment, a method for managing an industrial process wherein a processor transforms electronic data into an energy prognosis is provided. An energy related test signal including effective power test data indicative of electrical energy consumed by an energy consuming machine may be received. The energy related test signal... Agent: University Of Cincinnati
20110066392 - Systems and methods for calibration of gyroscopes and a magnetic compass: Calibration systems and methods simultaneously calibrate a magnetic compass and gyroscopes. An exemplary embodiment rotates the field calibration system. Based upon the rotation sensed by the magnetic compass and the gyroscopes, the field calibration system determines compensation for both the magnetic compass and the gyroscopes.... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110066393 - Calibration of a manipulator: A measuring apparatus (1; 1′) for measuring a manipulator (10), with a measuring body (2; 2′) having at least one measurement point (3; 3′) that is fixed in relation to the measuring body for determining a position (TTCP,3; TTCP,3′) relative to a reference point (TCP) that is fixed in relation... Agent: Kuka Roboter Gmbh
20110066394 - System for determining the load mass of a load carried by a hoist cable of a crane: The present disclosure relates to a system for determining the load mass of a load carried by a hoist cable of a crane, said system comprising a measurement arrangement for measuring the cable load in the hoist cable and a calculation unit for determining the load mass on the basis... Agent: Liebherr-werk Nenzing Gmbh
20110066395 - Systems and methods for gyroscope calibration: Systems and methods may be used to determine gain compensation and/or bias compensation for gyroscopes in the field where access to specialized calibration tools is limited.... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110066396 - Sensor device and manufacturing method for a sensor device: A sensor device includes: a sensor module mounted on a conductor board; a sensitive element which is sensitive to a variable; a self-test control unit implementing a self-test program, the self-test control unit applying a self-test variable to the sensitive element, taking the self-test program into account; a detection unit... Agent:
20110066397 - Multiple accelerometer apparatus for counting rotations of an object, and methods of use: A system determines the revolutions of an object using multiple accelerometers. A difference vector between at least 2 multi-axis accelerometers spaced some distance apart is used to calculate the two-dimensional or three-dimensional centripetal acceleration vector. The centripetal acceleration vector is then used as a rough estimate for the sampling rate... Agent: Stemco Lp
20110066398 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for locating and tracking objects: Methods, systems, and computer program products for locating and tracking objects are disclosed. According to one system, a locating device can be configured to determine a location of an object. According to another system, an identifying device can be configured to determine the identification of an object. Further, a tracking... Agent:
20110066399 - Small form-factor distance sensor: The subject matter disclosed herein relates to determining a distance from a mobile device to a remote object or a size of the remote object.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20110066400 - Shape measuring apparatus: A 3D measuring apparatus includes a probe that has a spherical gauge head for measuring a measured object; a motion mechanism that holds and moves the probe; and a motion controller that controls the motion mechanism. The controller includes a contact point obtainer that obtains a contact point location of... Agent: Mitutoyo Corporation
20110066401 - System for and method of monitoring and diagnosing the performance of photovoltaic or other renewable power plants: Energy converters are monitored to ensure that they are operating at acceptable levels. An expected output is predicted using mathematical modeling and compared to the actual output generated by the energy converter. When the difference is above a predetermined threshold, the level of underperformance, along with other parameters, are used... Agent: Wattminder, Inc.
20110066402 - Mixed signal acquisition system for a measurement instrument: A mixed signal acquisition system for a test and measurement instrument allows configuring of the number of analog and digital channels in use. The instrument includes an analog input interface and an N-channel logic input interface for receiving an analog signal and an N-channel logic signal, respectively. An ND converter... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.
20110066403 - Method for detecting and filtering a random noise signal: A random noise signal detecting and filtering method includes: (a) calculating a difference value of data currently being input from a sensor in comparison with previous data stored in a register; (b) comparing the calculated difference value with a critical value; (c) determining whether the calculated difference value is greater... Agent:03/10/2011 > 30 patent applications in 23 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110060525 - System for monitoring, determining, and reporting directional spectra of ocean surface waves in near real-time from a moored buoy: A moored buoy floating at the ocean surface and anchored to the seafloor precisely measures acceleration, pitch, roll, and Earth's magnetic flux field of the buoy over a limited sampling period. The system includes: 1) A buoy, 2) A mooring system, 3) An electronic data logger controlling communications between the... Agent:
20110060526 - Downhole tool for determining formation properties: A downhole tool and method for determining properties of a formation. The method comprising irradiating the formation with a nuclear source; performing both a resistivity and a sigma measurement at each of different radial depths into the formation with a plurality of detectors; and inputting the measurements into a predetermined... Agent:
20110060527 - Drill bit with rate of penetration sensor: An apparatus for estimating a rate-of-penetration of a drill bit is provided, which in one embodiment includes a first sensor positioned on a drill bit configured to provide a first measurement of a parameter at a selected location in a formation at a first time, and a second sensor positioned... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20110060528 - Noise attenuation of seismic data: The present invention relates to a method of filtering seismic data for noise attenuation. An embodiment of the present invention provides a method of processing seismic data in which the seismic data is transformed into an f-x domain using a discrete Fourier transform and is then filtered at each discrete... Agent: Westerngeco LLC
20110060530 - Analyte signal processing device and methods: Methods and devices for determining a measurement time period, receiving a plurality of signals associated with a monitored analyte level during the determined measurement time period from an analyte sensor, modulating the received plurality of signals to generate a data stream over the measurement time period, and accumulating the generated... Agent: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
20110060531 - Blood volume measuring method and blood volume measuring apparatus: A blood volume measuring method includes: acquiring data of stroke volume variation at each respiratory rate, and storing the acquired data in a first buffer; reading an N1 number of the data stored in the first buffer, from the first buffer, and storing the N1 number of the data in... Agent: Nihon Kohden Corporation
20110060532 - Methods and compositions for the assessment of drug response: The present invention provides methods for predicting or determining a subject's response to an antiplatelet agent, and methods for determining a subject's suitability to a treatment regime or intervention for a disease associated with platelet aggregation, using analysis of genetic polymorphisms. The present invention also relates to the use of... Agent: Theranostics Laboratory
20110060529 - Tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinases type-1 (timp-1) as a cancer marker: The present invention describes a method for determining whether an individual is likely to suffer from cancer by determining a parameter representing the TIMP-1 concentration in body fluid samples from the individual.... Agent: Rigshospitalet
20110060533 - Suspended particle characterization system for a water processing facility: A system for characterizing suspended particles in a water treatment facility is disclosed. The system uses an imaging array to take multiple images of the particles in a sample volume. These images are then processed to determine geometrical properties of individual particles in the sample. These geometric properties can then... Agent: Clearcorp
20110060534 - Measuring arrangement for registering chemical and/or physical, measured variables, as well as measuring device therefor: A measuring arrangement of the invention includes: At least one measuring device, which generates, repeatedly during operation, measured values, especially digital, measured values, representing the at least one measured variable to be registered; as well as an electronic data processing system superordinated to the at least one measuring device, especially... Agent: Endress + Hauser Flowtec Ag
20110060535 - Method of operating a rotatable part: One embodiment of the present patent application is a method of operating a rotatable part. The method includes providing a system including a rotatable part, a magnet, an emf generating circuit, a processor, and a transmitter. The magnet and the emf generating circuit are mounted for relative rotational motion there... Agent:
20110060536 - Method and apparatus for inspecting crack in ceramic body: The invention is defined as a method and apparatus for non-destructive inspection including detection, quantification, and location of a surface or subsurface crack in a body made of advanced technical ceramics. The method and apparatus can detect all cracks in a ceramic body, including microscopic cracks, with a high sensitivity,... Agent:
20110060537 - Apparatus and method for physical evaluation: A physical evaluation apparatus includes a kinematic data capture device, the kinematic data capture device being configured and disposed to obtain whole body kinematic data from a subject. The kinematic data capture device is further configured to obtain dimensions of at least one body segment. A mass data capture device... Agent:
20110060538 - Estimation of state-of-health in batteries: Methods and apparatuses for estimation of a state-of-health in a battery are disclosed. An example method comprises: determining if a terminal voltage of the chemical battery differs from a calculated terminal voltage; in response to determining that the terminal voltage of the chemical battery differs from the calculated terminal voltage,... Agent: Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System
20110060539 - Method of estimating the non-measurable characteristics of an electrochemical system: The present invention relates to a method of estimating the internal state of an electrochemical system using mathematical models which allow management of an electrochemical battery during operation, and notably estimation of the characteristics of the battery that are not directly measurable. For applications relating to hybrid and electric vehicles,... Agent:
20110060540 - Test and measurement instrument and method for providing post-acquisition trigger control and presentation: A test and measurement instrument and method for providing post-acquisition trigger control and presentation of associated waveforms on a display. An electrical signal under test is sampled and digitized, and stored in an acquisition memory as a data record. A display device draws a waveform associated with the signal under... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.
20110060541 - Test and measurement instrument and method for providing post-acquisition trigger control and presentation: A test and measurement instrument and method for providing post-acquisition trigger control and presentation of associated waveforms on a display. An electrical signal under test is sampled and digitized, and stored in an acquisition memory as a data record. A display device draws a waveform associated with the signal under... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.
20110060542 - Method for determining dynamic errors in a measuring machine: A method for determining dynamic errors in a measuring machine that gives the position of a mobile element of the machine in a working space with respect to a reference system, comprising: a calibration step, defined in which is at least one input-output model, which describes the dynamic behaviour of... Agent: Hexagon Metrology S.p.a.
20110060543 - Method for self-adjustment of a triaxial acceleration sensor during operation, and sensor system having a three -dimentional acceleration sensor: A method for self-adjustment of a triaxial acceleration sensor during operation includes: calibrating the sensor; checking the self-adjustment for an interfering acceleration, with the aid of a measurement equation and estimated values for sensitivity and offset; repeating the adjustment if an interfering acceleration is recognized; and accepting the estimated values... Agent:
20110060544 - Optical fiber current transformer with optical fiber temperature acquisition and temperature compensation: An optical fiber current transformer includes a broadband light source, a depolarizer, a beam splitter, a temperature acquisition unit, a current acquisition unit, a modulation waveform generating unit, a data processing unit and a calculating compensation unit. The broadband light source is connected with the beam splitter by the depolarizer.... Agent: Beijing Qi-red Electric Power Technology Co., Ltd.
20110060546 - Intergrated circuit (ic) with primary and secondary networks and device containing such ic: Some embodiments provide an integrated circuit (“IC”) with a primary circuit structure. The primary circuit structure is for performing multiple operations that implement a user design. The primary circuit structure includes multiple circuits. The IC also includes a secondary monitoring structure for monitoring multiple operations. The secondary monitoring structure includes... Agent:
20110060545 - Test apparatus and test method: Provided is a test apparatus that tests a device under test, comprising a pattern list storage section that stores a plurality of pattern lists that each designate, in a prescribed order, the test patterns to be output by the device under test; and a pattern list processing section that (i)... Agent: Advantest Corporation
20110060547 - Electronic device for measuring leaktightness: To solve a leakage problem in a box, it is proposed to provide the box with an electronic circuit for measurement of its specific humidity. It is shown that by comparing this current specific humidity to an initial specific humidity and by evaluating the difference found in relation thereto, one... Agent: European Aeronautic Defence And Space Company Eads France
20110060548 - Method and apparatus for determining the work required to expel a tampon from a tampon applicator: A method and apparatus for determining the work required to expel a tampon from a tampon applicator having a barrel containing the tampon and a plunger for expelling the tampon from the barrel. The method includes the steps of selecting and applying an applicator gripping test force to a grip... Agent:
20110060549 - Methods and apparatus for assessing marking operations based on acceleration information: Marking devices of the type used for marking a presence or an absence of underground facilities and including motion detectors such as accelerometers are described. Methods of collecting and analyzing motion information indicative of the motion of a marking device are also described. The motion information may be used for... Agent: Certusview Technologies, LLC
20110060550 - System and method for non-wirelessly determining free-fall of a moving sportsman: A system for determining airtime of a moving sportsman includes at least one accelerometer for detecting vibration or acceleration of the sportsman. A processor in communication with the at least one accelerometer processing signals from the accelerometer to determine free-fall. A pressure sensor may be used to determine change in... Agent:
20110060551 - Apparatus for measuring depth of a hydrophobic liquid on the surface of water and method for same: The present invention relates to a device and method for measuring depth of a hydrophobic liquid, such as oil, on a surface of water. The device uses a conductivity sensor and/or an optical sensor to detect the depth of an oil-water boundary. The device may have a Global Positioning System... Agent: American University Of Beirut
20110060552 - Measuring apparatus, measuring coordinate setting method and measuring coordinate number calculation method: With little cost and time, this invention makes high-precision measurements over an entire surface of a substrate to check how well devices are fabricated. The devices include integrated circuits, magnetic heads, magnetic discs, solar cells, optical modules, light emitting diodes and liquid crystal display panels—the ones that are fabricated on... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110060553 - Diagnostic system and method for home appliance: A diagnostic system and method for a home appliance is provided. When the home appliance outputs product information as a sound signal, a service center remotely performs fault diagnosis of the home appliance by receiving the sound signal, detecting the product information from the sound signal, checking the state of... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20110060554 - Interference detector and methods: Interference detector and methods for detecting interference in a signal are described. More specifically, in one aspect, a method for detecting interference in a signal is provided. The method comprises determining whether the signal has at least one of a time and a frequency characteristic that is outside a predefined... Agent: Alcotek, Inc.03/03/2011 > 55 patent applications in 41 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20110054794 - Optical moisture sensor: A moisture sensor is provided that simultaneously achieves ruggedness, sensitivity, wide dynamic range, versatility of application, and low cost. The outer, top service of the sensor is a lens having a predetermined geometric shape which preferably makes the rain sensor resistant to the build up of debris on the outer... Agent:
20110054795 - Petrophysical evaluation of subterranean formations: Methods and systems are provided for evaluating petrophysical properties of subterranean formations and comprehensively evaluating hydrate presence through a combination of computer-implemented log modeling and analysis. Certain embodiments comprise the steps of running a number of logging tools in a wellbore to obtain a variety of wellbore data and logs,... Agent:
20110054796 - Method for calculating the ratio of relative permeabilities of formation fluids and wettability of a formation downhole, and a formation testing tool to implement the same: A method and a tool that implements a method which includes measuring the viscosity and flow rates of formation fluids and obtaining the ratio of relative permeabilities of the formation fluids and wettability of the formation using the same.... Agent:
20110054797 - Maximum entropy application methods and systems: Techniques for a maximum entropy approach to assigning probabilities, including those used in multiple realization history matching systems and methods, are disclosed. For example, in one embodiment, a method includes obtaining one or more available sample values Yi associated with a reservoir; computing a maximum entropy assignment λ of one... Agent:
20110054799 - Device for detecting and displaying one or more of body weight, body fat percentage, blood pressure, pulse and environmental temperature: A device for measuring and displaying body parameters includes a sensor that generates a signal representing a detected body parameter, such as body fat, body water and weight, of an individual; a transmitter to wirelessly transmit the signal; a receiver to receiver and display the sensed measurements as well as... Agent:
20110054798 - Flow cytometer remote monitoring system: Generally, a computer implemented remote monitoring system which generates a viewable reduced byte data representation for each one of a plurality of analyzed instrument signals. Specifically, a flow cytometer remote monitoring system which generates a viewable reduced byte data representation for each one of a plurality analyzed flow cytometer signals.... Agent:
20110054800 - Sample processing system, method for saving electricity consumed by sample processing system, and non-transitory storage medium: A sample processing system is disclosed which comprises at least one processor and at least one memory that stores programs executable collectively by the at least one processor. According to the stored programs, the at least one processor transports sample containers through a conveying path along which there are arranged... Agent:
20110054801 - Detecting a chemical impurity: The invention is a detector (15) which comprises: a probe (17) insertable into a drink; processing means (13) coupled to the probe; and an indicator coupled to the processing means; wherein the processing means is configured to receive a signal from the probe and compare said received signal with a... Agent:
20110054802 - Method and arrangement for monitoring and presenting the status of an electrolytic process in an electrolytic cell: The invention relates to an arrangement and method for monitoring and presenting the status of an electrolytic process in an electrolytic cell (1). The arrangement is characterized by a return channel arrangement (8) for transmitting status information, established by the data processing means (7) of a data processing device (6)... Agent:
20110054803 - Method and apparatus for determining gas flux: Disclosed embodiments of the present invention provide means to obtain correct gas density and flux measurements using (i) gas analyzer (open-path, or closed-path gas analyzers with short intake tube, for example 1 m long, or any combination of the two); (ii) fast temperature or sensible heat flux measurement device (such... Agent:
20110054804 - Method of improving the resolution of compounds eluted from a chromatography device: A method of and apparatus for improving the resolution of compounds eluted from a separation device are disclosed, particularly suited for use in the fields of gas or liquid chromatography. Embodiments of the invention provide that spectroscopic data are measured from an effluent eluted from a chromatography device as a... Agent:
20110054805 - Methods for indexing solid forms of compounds: The methods of the invention determine the unit cell parameters of a crystalline solid form using diffraction data and applying an algorithm. Using the algorithm, the unit cell parameters may be determined, which may allow one to distinguish between different crystalline solid forms of a substance.... Agent:
20110054806 - Component adaptive life management: A framework for adaptively managing the life of components. A sensor provides non-destructive test data obtained from inspecting a component. The inspection data may be filtered using reference signatures and by subtracting a baseline. The filtered inspection data and other inspection data for the component is analyzed to locate flaws... Agent:
20110054807 - Analyzing apparatus, analyzing method and a non-transitory storage medium: An analyzing apparatus comprising a processor of a controller and a memory that stores programs executable by the processor to: receive a test result on a test item from a measurement unit; analyze the test result to determine whether the test result indicates an abnormality on the test item; if... Agent:
20110054808 - Monitoring system for well casing: A system (20) for monitoring deformation of a substantially cylindrical casing (14). The system (20) includes at least two strings (22) of interconnected sensors (24) that are wrapped around the casing (14) so as not to intersect one another. At least one of the strings (22) includes a series of... Agent:
20110054809 - System and method for measuring power generated during legged locomotion: A system and method is provided for calculating power generated by a body during legged locomotion. The system includes at least one accelerometer to measure acceleration of the body during legged locomotion, at least one force sensor to measure a plurality of propulsive force impulses created by the body during... Agent:
20110054810 - Determining pressure: A method and apparatus are disclosed for determining a pressure in a topical negative pressure (TNP) system. The method includes the steps of determining a pumping speed associated with a pump element of a TNP system, determining a flow rate in a flow path associated with the pump element and... Agent:
20110054811 - Monitoring a filter used for filtering a fluid in an aircraft engine: m
20110054812 - Method and apparatus for determining discharge flow rate and use of the apparatus: The object is to facilitate determination of a flow rate of fluid discharged from a discharge opening. Intensity of a supersonic wave generated at and propagated from a discharge opening in association with discharge of the fluid from the discharge opening is determined at a determinate site distant from the... Agent:
20110054813 - Device for monitoring the structure of a vehicle: A device for monitoring the structure of a vehicle, including an electric measurement sensor, a processing circuit connected to the sensor for converting the sensor measurements into monitoring data, and a transmitter for transmitting the monitoring data to a collecting member, wherein the processing circuit is miniaturised and has a... Agent:
20110054814 - Power meter having multiple ethernet ports: A power meter or other electrical device is provided having two independent and communicatively isolated Ethernet ports. The first Ethernet port is addressable by a first unique identifier and is configured for enabling full access to the power meter via an internal LAN. This enables a LAN operator to remotely... Agent:
20110054817 - Battery run-time prediction system: Embodiments of the present disclosure include a computer implemented method and system for sampling battery runtime-related information from the batteries to provide an ongoing estimate of the remaining runtime left at a remote location based, at least in part, on a combination of computing techniques and statistical and mathematical models.... Agent:
20110054816 - Method of estimating the non-measurable characteristics of an electrochemical system: The present invention relates to a method of estimating the internal state of an electrochemical system by a zero-dimensional (0D) electrochemical mathematical model for estimating the characteristics of a battery that are not directly measurable during operation thereof. For applications relating to hybrid and electric vehicles, the most significant internal... Agent:
20110054815 - Professional diagnosis method of battery performance analysis: The present invention discloses a professional diagnosis method of battery performance analysis, Through the overall evaluation of experiential data library, several parameters about the battery are input into the artificial neural network, outputting capacity prediction and service life prediction of each battery, etc. and giving useful advices for each battery.... Agent:
20110054818 - Charge-transfer sensor with low power consumption: e
20110054819 - Method and system for modeling in semiconductor fabrication: A method for use in semiconductor fabrication is provided that includes providing manufacturing data of a semiconductor process, providing a plurality of functional transformations, optimizing each of the functional transformations based on the manufacturing data, selecting one of the functional transformations that has a least deviation with respect to the... Agent:
20110054820 - Method for compensating for angular transmission error of wave gear device: A positioning system (1) provided with an actuator (2) having a wave gear device (4) is driven and controlled by a semi-closed loop control for controlling the load position of a load device (5) based on the motor position of a motor shaft (31) of a motor (3). In a... Agent:
20110054821 - Method of compensating measurement errors of a measuring machine deriving from the deformations of the machine bed caused by the load exerted by the mobile unit of the machine on the machine bed, and measuring machine operating according to said method: A method of compensating the measurement errors of a measuring machine deriving from the deformations of a machine bed of the machine caused by the load exerted by a mobile unit of the machine on the machine bed, comprising a first acquisition step in which first data regarding the conditions... Agent:
20110054822 - Thermowell vibration frequency diagnostic: An apparatus and a method monitor condition of a temperature measurement point in an industrial process system by sensing vibration frequency of a thermowell positioned in a process fluid flow passage and providing a diagnostic output based upon the vibration frequency sensed. The apparatus includes a temperature measurement point having... Agent:
20110054824 - System and method for testing an electronic device: There is provided a system for testing an electronic device in a test arrangement. The test arrangement includes a data interface and a user interface that is configured to output user outputs comprising image and/or audio information. The exemplary system comprises an automation unit configured to be connected via a... Agent:
20110054823 - System, controller and method for synchronized capture and synchronized playback of data: Provided are a method, a test system and a microcontroller (40), for use in a test system for testing vehicles and automotive components. Control signals that are generated by active components within a vehicle during a test drive are sampled and played back to a specimen vehicle within a laboratory... Agent:
20110054825 - System and method for managing wind turbines: A method of wind turbine management includes receiving operational information on operational characteristics of a wind turbine. The operational information is analyzed based on a set of rules, and a determination is made as to whether a fault of the wind turbine is resettable. The set of rules may be... Agent:
20110054826 - Apparatus and method for simultaneously testing wireless communication terminals: Disclosed herein is an apparatus and apparatus for simultaneously testing a plurality of wireless communication terminals. The apparatus for simultaneously testing a plurality of wireless communication terminals includes one or more virtual Operating Systems (OSs) each configured to be run under an actual Operating System (OS) and to connect a... Agent:
20110054828 - Emergency test control panel device, system and method: Embodiments disclosed herein include a test control panel device, system, computer program product, and method for receiving a test input signal; reading a duration of the test input signal; verifying that the signal duration is a valid duration to initiate the test; initiating the test by sending a start test... Agent:
20110054827 - Test apparatus and method for modulated signal: A test apparatus tests a modulated signal under test received from a DUT. A cross timing data generating unit generates cross timing data which indicates a timing at which the level of the signal under test crosses each of multiple thresholds. An expected value data generating unit generates timing expected... Agent:
20110054829 - Thermal analysis apparatus: To avoid an influence on measurement accuracy in a case where an observation window for a measurement sample is provided to a thermal analysis apparatus, the influence being imposed by thermal conduction through the observation window, the observation window is formed of layers of transparent members, and a gap layer... Agent:
20110054831 - Movement detection device, electronic device, movement detection method and storage medium stored with a program: A movement detection device that includes an acceleration detection unit, a splitting unit and a movement detection unit is provided. The acceleration detection unit detects each respective acceleration component of acting acceleration for each axis of a three-dimensional orthogonal coordinate system and outputs respective acceleration component data. The splitting unit... Agent:
20110054830 - System and method for orientation-based object monitoring and device for the same: This invention relates to methods and systems for accelerometer-based sensing of motion and orientation of a portable device affixed to or integral with an object, to trigger an audio or visual output based on the motion or orientation of the object the portable device is monitoring. The audio output can... Agent:
20110054832 - Method and device for the robust and efficient determination of the rotational direction and/or rotational speed of a wheel or a shaft: A method and a device are described for determining the rotational direction and/or rotational speed of a rotatable body on the basis of a sine signal and cosine signal, which is assignable to the rotational direction and/or rotational speed of the rotatable body and are output by a sensor, having... Agent:
20110054834 - Determining user compass orientation from a portable device: Apparatus and methods are provided for determining a person's compass orientation from data generated by one or more sensors embedded within a portable device transported by the person. Such sensors may include an accelerometer, a GPS (Global Positioning System) receiver, a magnetometer (e.g., a compass), a barometer, etc. In some... Agent:
20110054835 - Method of evaluating precision of output data using error propagation: Method of evaluating precision of output data using error propagation includes performing numerical differentiation using input data in data processing, and thereby obtaining a Jacobian matrix J of the data processing; estimating variance-covariance of errors of the input data, and thereby obtaining an error matrix D of the input data;... Agent:
20110054836 - Navigation trajectory matching: Among other things, first data is received from an inertial tracking device worn by a first person, the first data approximating locations along a first path that was traversed by the first person. Second data is received from an inertial tracking device worn by a second person, the second data... Agent:
20110054833 - Processing motion sensor data using accessible templates: Systems and methods for processing motion sensor data using data templates accessible to an electronic device are provided. Each data template may include template sensor data and template event data. Template sensor data of one or more templates may be compared by the electronic device to motion sensor data generated... Agent:
20110054837 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: Provided is an information processing apparatus including a position detection unit that detects a position of an operating tool pressing a screen, a pressure intensity detection unit that detects pressure intensity of the operating tool, a movement detection unit that detects a movement of the operating tool based on information... Agent:
20110054838 - Systems and methods for transitioning between pedometer modes: Systems and methods are provided that allow steps to be counted in multiple pedometer modes. For example, a pedometer application on an electronic device can count steps in an ambient mode of operation and a session mode of operation. By maintaining separate counters for each pedometer mode and continuously monitoring... Agent:
20110054839 - Method and system of confidence interval methodology for ratio means: A method and system for determining whether the number of samples taken from a population of units where the distribution of X and Y variables are unknown by evaluating ratio mean measurements on a computer to determine a confidence interval. The method comprising: inputting samples from the total population with... Agent:
20110054841 - Client load simulation framework: Described is a technology for load testing a service such as a medical data service (e.g., Microsoft Amalga® UIS) with mixed test sets. Simulated users perform randomly selected operations against the service. State machines are created to represent the simulated users, with the operations arranged within states of the state... Agent:
20110054840 - Failure prediction of complex structures under arbitrary time-serial loading condition: A method and apparatus for the nonlinear detection of imminent failure in a complex structural element is disclosed. The method and apparatus include sensing stress and strain displacement-related data for said structural element, analyzing the sensed stress and strain displacement-related data as a function of one or more principle components,... Agent:
20110054842 - Method and apparatus for monitoring calibrated condenser unit in refrigerant-cycle system: A real-time monitoring system that monitors various aspects of the operation of a refrigerant-cycle system is described. In one embodiment, the system includes a processor that measures power provided to the refrigerant-cycle system and that gathers data from one or more sensors and uses the sensor data to calculate a... Agent:
20110054843 - Diagnostic system and method for home appliance: A diagnostic system and method for a home appliance is provided. When the home appliance outputs product information as a sound signal, a service center remotely performs fault diagnosis of the home appliance by receiving the sound signal, detecting the product information from the sound signal, checking the state of... Agent:
20110054844 - Diagnostic system and method for home appliance: A diagnostic system and method for a home appliance is provided. When the home appliance outputs product information as a sound signal, a service center remotely performs fault diagnosis of the home appliance by receiving the sound signal, detecting the product information from the sound signal, checking the state of... Agent:
20110054845 - Diagnostic system and method for home appliance: A diagnostic system and method for a home appliance is provided. When the home appliance outputs product information as a sound signal, a service center remotely performs fault diagnosis of the home appliance by receiving the sound signal, detecting the product information from the sound signal, checking the state of... Agent:
20110054846 - Monitoring the performance of a computer: A computer implemented method of monitoring the performance of a computer comprises monitoring the computer to determine the values of a plurality of activity metrics of the monitored computer. A weighted combination of functions of the determined values is calculated as a measure of performance of the monitored computer. The... Agent:
20110054847 - Sample analyzer, computer program product for a sample analyzer and method for analyzing a sample: A sample analyzer comprising: a measuring unit, which comprises a signal output section for outputting a signal representing a characteristic of a measurement specimen prepared by mixing a sample with a reagent, and a signal adjusting section for adjusting the signal outputted from the signal output section, the measuring unit... Agent:
20110054848 - Method and system for separating musical sound source: Provided is an apparatus of separating a musical sound source, which may re-construct mixed signals into target sound sources and other sound sources directly using sound source information performed using a predetermined musical instrument when the sound source information is present, thereby more effectively separating sound sources included in the... Agent:Previous industry: Data processing: vehicles, navigation, and relative location
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