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Data processing: measuring, calibrating, or testing April category listing, related patent applications 04/12Below 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. 04/26/2012 > 54 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20120101729 - Method and system for detecting ground displacement: P
20120101730 - Method and apparatus utilizing nuclear magnetic resonance measurements for estimating residual carbon dioxide saturation in aquifiers: Percolation theory is applied to establish a connection between magnetization decay of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) measurements and residual carbon dioxide saturation (Scr). As a result, estimations of Scr are obtained through use of an NMR tool in a formation and appropriate processing. Data may be displayed as a log.... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20120101731 - Extending data retention of a data storage device downhole: A system and method for performing a wellbore operation is disclosed. A first memory device for storing data is provided at a downhole location, the first memory device having a first data retention time. A second memory device is provided at the downhole location, and controller is used to store... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120101732 - Integrated source-free method and apparatus for porosity determination: nmr calibrated acoustic porosity: NMR porosity measurements made in a gas free-formation are used to calibrate acoustic measurements. The calibration parameters are then used in conjunction with estimates of shale content to provide improved estimates of formation porosity in shaly intervals which may include a gas.... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120101737 - Biosensing device: The present invention provides a biosensing device, comprising an input unit, an analysis unit, a process unit, and a set unit for storing resulting data values as the basis for calibrating the biosensing device, to set up the calibration parameters of a strip of the biosensing device.... Agent: Health & Life Co., Ltd.
20120101733 - Method and apparatus for processing image and medical image system performing the method: An image processing apparatus is provided. The image processing apparatus includes an image mapping unit for generating a mapping image in which first radiation images of multi-energy bands with respect to a local region of a body are mapped to a second radiation image with respect to a thickness variable... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20120101735 - Method and apparatus for recognizing an emotion of an individual based on facial action units: An apparatus and method are provided for recognizing an emotion of an individual based on Action Units. The method includes receiving an input AU string including one or more AUs that represents a facial expression of an individual from an AU detector; matching the input AU string with each of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120101736 - Method and system for computing and integrating genetic and environmental health risks for a personal genome: Methods and systems are provided for the computation and display of an individual's personalized health risk based on the genome sequence of the individual, known etiological interactions between diseases for which the individual is determined to have genetic risk factors, and environmental etiological factors associated with the same diseases that... Agent:
20120101734 - Method of predicting placebo non-response: The present invention provides a method of reliably predicting the likelihood of a response to placebo among subjects in, or potentially enrolling in, clinical trials.... Agent: University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey
20120101738 - Compositions and methods for biological remodeling with frozen particle compositions: Certain embodiments disclosed herein relate to compositions, methods, devices, systems, and products regarding frozen particles. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles include materials at low temperatures. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles provide vehicles for delivery of particular agents. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles are administered to at least... Agent: Searete LLC, A Limited Liability Corporation Of The State Of Delaware
20120101739 - Chromatogram display method, data processing device, and analysis device: A novel method for displaying a chromatogram that is capable of displaying a chromatogram with improved visibility is provided. This is a method for displaying a chromatogram having a time axis as a horizontal axis, based on analysis data of a target object in a sample, the method including displaying... Agent: Arkray, Inc.
20120101740 - Method, instrument and computer program product for quantification of pcr products: This document relates to melting curve analysis of nucleic acids. The method according to first aspect of the invention comprises analyzing a nucleic acid melting curve measured from a sample, the melting curve comprising a sum signal of at least two nucleic acid melt signals and a background signal as... Agent: Expression Analytics Oy
20120101741 - Direct solid sample analytical technology for determining a content and a uniformity thereof in a lyophilized kit of a sulfur-containing chelator with a stable complex capacity for radiotechnetium (tc-99m) and radiorhenium (re-186, re-188): The present invention is related to a direct solid sample analytical technology for determining a content and a uniformity thereof in a lyophilized kit of a sulfur-containing chelator with a stable complex capacity for radiotechnetium (Tc-99m) and radiorhenium (Re-186, Re-188). An economical, stable and easily accessible coal standard is used... Agent: Institute Of Nuclear Energy Research Atomic Energy Council, Executive Yuan
20120101742 - Method and system for in-situ monitoring of cathode ersosion and predicting cathode lifetime: A method of controlling operation of an indirectly-heated cathode (IHC) ion source comprises a step of measuring a rate of loss of cathode weight of the IHC ion source that occurs during operation using a first cathode configuration and under a first set of operation conditions. A maximum weight loss... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
20120101743 - Hardness test method and program: A hardness test method performed by a controller of a hardness tester includes a first measurement process measuring an indentation curve (indentation history curve) for a plurality of times under a same condition with respect to a test specimen for verification in a predetermined environment; a setting process setting an... Agent: Mitutoyo Corporation
20120101745 - Flow measuring device: A flow measuring device includes a flow rate detecting part, an analog/digital conversion part, and a signal processing part. The flow rate detecting part detects a flow rate of air flowing through the passage, and outputs a flow voltage signal, which is a voltage in accordance with the flow rate.... Agent: Denso Corporation
20120101744 - Fluid measurement system: This invention is to improve procedures of maintenance of a fluid measurement system having a fluid measurement device and a control device. The fluid measurement system has a fluid measurement device and a control device to control the fluid measurement device, and the fluid measurement device comprises a fluid sensor... Agent: Horiba Stec, Co., Ltd.
20120101746 - Vehicle tyre checking system: Apparatus (4; 5) for checking the inflation pressure of a tyre (3) of a vehicle (2) whilst the tyre is being moved over the apparatus in a direction of travel (A). The apparatus comprises a base (7), a platform (8) which is mounted over the base, a first load sensor... Agent: Wheelright Limited
20120101747 - Detection and imaging of turbulence in a fluid: A system and method detect turbulence in a fluid by processing image data to isolate and detect fluctuations in a frequency range indicative of turbulence. By making use of a Fourier or other frequency transformation to convert a set of time-dependent intensity data into frequency-dependent intensity data, a range of... Agent: University Of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc.
20120101748 - Recording medium for acoustic analysis program, acoustic analysis method, and acoustic analysis device: According to an embodiment, a computer-readable, non-transitory medium storing an acoustic analysis program causing a computer to execute a process, the process including: analyzing propagation of a sound generated within a device in an internal analysis space of the device as a first analysis; converting a radiated sound that indicates... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120101749 - Advanced metering infrastructure network visualization: Systems and methods for visualization of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) deployments are disclosed. A status associated with communications towers or metering devices in an AMI deployment can be monitored based on alarms generated by a metering vendor system or based on thresholds specified in the AMI operations database. A user... Agent: Southern Company Services, Inc.
20120101750 - Device for measuring power supply efficiency and method for using same: Measurement of power efficiency of a power supply device includes detecting a value of a current input to the power supply device and transmitting the input current value to a processor. A pulse width modulation (PWM) controller detects a value of a current output by the power supply device and... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120101751 - Evaluation method: A method for determining a power reduction due to ageing of a photovoltaic module includes measuring a variable associated with a performance of the module in one or more time periods within a given year, each time period defining a class, and constructing curves of discrete values, each power curve... Agent: Sma Solar Technology Ag
20120101752 - Micro-meter for electrical energy consumption: This invention is an encapsulated Micro-Meter-Manager for Electrical Energy Consumption (1), comprising: A current ring transformer+Voltage pickup on each wire by means of spikes which traverse the insulation of the wire as far as its metallic core or by means of screwed terminals+Miniaturized power supply source+Microprocessor/s+Button cell+Digital memory+Clock+Power Line Communication... Agent:
20120101753 - Adaptive slowly-varying current detection: A system and method for determining whether an onboard estimation process, such as a recursive least squares regression process, can effectively calculate the state-of-charge of a battery. The method includes defining a current sample time and a previous sample time and measuring the battery current. The method then calculates a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20120101754 - Method of estimating remaining constant current/constant voltage charging time: Method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments are disclosed for estimating the remaining charging time of a rechargeable battery. An example embodiment of the invention comprises a method comprising the steps of determining if the battery charging point is in a constant current phase or in a constant voltage phase;... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120101755 - Vehicular battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery module that charges and discharges electricity to be used to drive a vehicle, and a monitoring controller for monitoring charge of the battery module. The monitoring controller stores past charge records and past discharge records in a charge-discharge history. Based on an analysis of... Agent: Denso Corporation
20120101756 - Channel, system and method for monitoring voltages: Described herein are a channel, system and method for monitoring voltages. Typically, the system includes multiple channels, each for sampling one of the voltages. The channels are physically and electrically coupled to a back end board on which is mounted a field programmable gate array (FPGA) that instructs the channels... Agent:
20120101757 - Dimensional inspection method for a composite part: A method for performing a dimensional inspection of a fabricated composite part (9), comprising steps of: a) Providing a number of points (Iij, Oij) to be inspected in its inner and outer surface; b) Obtaining the positional data of said points (Iij, Oij) from the fabricated composite part (9) hold... Agent:
20120101758 - Method of analyzing cause of abnormality and program analyzing abnormality: A method of analyzing a cause of abnormality of a wafer processed by plasma in at least any one of two or more process modules disposed in a plasma processing system of a cluster type, the method includes recording information about transfer paths of the processing target from when the... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited
20120101759 - Computer-implemented systems and methods for forecasting performance of water flooding of an oil reservoir system using a hybrid analytical-empirical methodology: Computer-implemented systems and methods are provided for generating corrected performance data of water flooding of an oil reservoir system based on application of a statistical correction factor methodology (SCF). For example, data related to properties of the oil reservoir system and data related to a water flooding scenario are received.... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.
20120101760 - Method of enabling calibration of a current transformer, and associated apparatus: An improved current transformer apparatus includes a current transformer upon which are stored a number of calibration values which can be used when connecting the current transformer to a metering device. An improved method of enabling calibration of the current transformer involves deriving from a signal detected from the current... Agent:
20120101762 - System and method for calibrating a magnetometer using partial and full calibrations: A method and system are provided for calibrating a magnetometer. The method comprises obtaining a plurality of magnetometer sensor readings; storing sensor readings from the plurality of obtained sensor readings that are different; determining a first calibration parameter based on a first predetermined number of different readings; and determining a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120101761 - Test method and apparatus for a device under test: A method and apparatus for testing a device under test (DUT) is provided. The test method including: a loading step of loading the at least one DUT; a soaking step of changing a temperature of the at least one DUT; during at least one of the loading step and the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120101763 - Positioning apparatus, positioning method and storage medium for positioning of pedestrian by autonomous navigation: Disclosed is a positioning apparatus including: an autonomous navigation sensor which is held by a pedestrian and which outputs periodic oscillation and direction information; a step length data storage section which stores step length data; a movement distance calculating section which calculates movement distance; a traveling direction calculating section which... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20120101764 - Method and apparatus for adjusting the level of a response signal from an ultrasound transducer: A method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting the level of a response signal from an ultrasound transducer is disclosed. During a calibration phase, a description of a gain profile of a level adjuster is set dependent upon an expected response signal for a type of object to be tested and... Agent: Sonix, Inc.
20120101765 - Method of identifying a current transformer situated about a conductor, and associated metering device: An improved method of determining that a current transformer is situated about a conductor includes applying a predefined load to a particular conductor from among a plurality of conductors and making a determination from a signal detected from a particular current transformer responsive to the predefined load that the particular... Agent:
20120101766 - System and method for determining quality of calibration parameters for a magnetometer: A method and system are provided for calibrating a magnetometer. The method comprises applying at least one first test to a new set of calibration parameters; accepting the new set of calibration parameters as an active set of calibration parameters when the new calibration parameters pass the at least one... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120101767 - Carbon dioxide separation recovery system and method of measuring amount of reboiler input heat: According to one embodiment, a carbon dioxide separation recovery system includes an absorption tower that allows carbon dioxide to be absorbed to an absorption liquid, a regeneration tower that regenerates the absorption liquid, a reboiler that heats the absorption liquid of the regeneration tower, using a heating medium, and a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120101768 - Diagnosis of stator thermal anomalies in an electrical machine: A system, method and computer program for diagnosing thermal anomalies in a stator of an electrical machine. A first system is provided that includes an input system for obtaining RTD readings over time from at least one sensor in a stator winding; a normalization system for normalizing each RTD reading... Agent: General Electric Company
20120101769 - System for monitoring a high-temperature region of interest in a turbine engine: A system (8) for monitoring a high-temperature region of interest in a turbine engine (10) is provided. The system includes an internally cooled stationary vane (12) located in a path of a working gas of the turbine. A monitoring port (14) is located in the stationary vane. A monitoring instrument... Agent:
20120101770 - Fall detection: A fall detection device may be uniquely associated with a wearer. The fall detection device may predict whether a fall event is imminent based on kinematic information of the wearer's body. The device may also confirm whether the wearer actually experienced a fall event based on additional kinematic information.... Agent: Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research
20120101771 - Walking posture determination apparatus: In a pedometer serving as a walking posture determination apparatus, horizontal-axis acceleration data is synchronized with and superimposed on vertical-axis acceleration data so as to extract vertical-axis acceleration in a right foot walking period and vertical-axis acceleration in a left foot walking period. Then, the difference YR−YL between the maximum... Agent: Omron Healthcare Co., Ltd.
20120101772 - Device for the magnetic measurement of the rotation of a magnetised ball and method for measuring the rotation of the ball: A device and method for measuring rotation, the device including at least one ball, each ball being magnetized or having a temporary magnetization so as to present a dipole magnetization. The ball is free in rotation in a receptacle of a frame, the device including detection means of a magnetic... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20120101773 - Method and device for measuring conductivity information and corresponding markers: The invention provides a marker (20). The marker (20) comprises a circuit (22) actuated by a first frequency into conductive status to track position information of an object (40). The circuit (22) of the marker (20) is in a non-conductive status based on the second frequency, and the first frequency... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120101774 - Light source evaluation apparatus, light source evaluation system, light source adjustment system, and method for evaluating a light source: Provided are a light source evaluation device, a light source adjustment system, a light source evaluation system, and a light source evaluation method whereby it is possible to evaluate the characteristics of a solar simulator, which is a light source for measuring the characteristics of a solar cell, without creating... Agent:
20120101778 - Air conditioning system diagnosis apparatus and air conditioning system diagnosis result display apparatus: An air conditioning system diagnosis apparatus and an air conditioning system diagnosis result display apparatus capable of representing various kinds of failures with high visibility by generating a system structure diagram that illustrates an air conditioning system in a different form depending on a detected failure and illustrating the failure... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20120101777 - Control effector health capabilities determination reasoning system and method: A system and method for determining the response capabilities of a control effector are provided. Command data and sensor data associated with the control effector are processed to generate control effector health data representative of control effector health. The control effector health data are processed in a reasoned. The reasoned... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20120101775 - Diagnostic system and method for monitoring operating conditions of components of a turbine machine: A diagnostic system and method for monitoring operating conditions of turbine machine components (18, 19, 22, 23) that comprise one or more non-contact sensors (24, 31) that detect an operating condition of a turbine component (18, 19, 22, 23) over a defined region of the component. In addition, point sensors... Agent:
20120101776 - Embedded prognostic health management system for aeronautical machines and devices and methods thereof: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a system for monitoring the characteristics of key components of aeronautical machines (e.g., airplanes, helicopters, etc.), processing obtained data, and delivering prognostic health indicators to improve machine performance and detect early warning signs of failure. In one embodiment, a method of maintaining prognostic... Agent:
20120101779 - Digital event timing: Methods, computer-readable mediums, and a circuit are provided. In one embodiment, a method is provided which obtains a digital sample. The method calculates a second derivative of the digital sample and thereafter determines when the second derivative passed through a zero crossing point. A master clock value and the second... Agent: Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.
20120101780 - Method of measuring radiation doses on different directions: The present disclosure measures radiation doses on different directions. A partition is used, which has a certain attenuation ratio. With the partition, radiation doses on different directions can be determined without knowing the thickness or material of the partition.... Agent: Atomic Energy Council-institute Of Nuclear Energy Research
20120101781 - Operation circuit and method thereof: An operation circuit and an operation method thereof are revealed. The operation circuit includes an extreme value processing unit, a curve processing module, and a component unit. The extreme value processing unit receives and processes a plurality of input data to get maximum values and minimum values. The curve processing... Agent: Huafan University
20120101782 - Process and apparatus for measuring spectral response of solar cell, and process for compensating decay of light source: The invention employs a group of LED devices as a light source for emitting light with different wavelengths towards the solar cell under test. A set of test signal data composed of mutually orthogonal test signals are used to power the LED devices to emit light. The solar cell, upon... Agent: Chroma Ate Inc.04/19/2012 > 47 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20120095683 - Method and apparatus for oil spill detection: The invention relates to a method for detecting the presence of hydrocarbons near an unmanned offshore oil platform. The method steps include monitoring reflected atmospheric and thermal radiation, detecting the presence of hydrocarbons, and generating an alert based on the presence of hydrocarbons.... Agent:
20120095684 - Method and device for environmental monitoring: The present invention is related to an environmental monitoring and analyzing device. The device contains a plurality of sensors, a control unit and a display unit. The different types of sensor obtain values of different environmental parameters. The control unit receive the obtained values of the environmental parameters and compare... Agent: Akos Advanced Technology Ltd.
20120095686 - Method and apparatus for removal of the double indication of defects in remote eddy current inspection of pipes: The apparatus employs the remote field eddy-current (RFEC) inspection technique to electromagnetically measure physical parameters of a metallic pipe. RFEC devices inserted into and displaced along a cylindrical pipes may be used to measure the ratio of pipe thickness to electromagnetic skin-depth and thus allow for the non-invasive detection of... Agent:
20120095685 - Reducing error contributions to gyroscopic measurements from a wellbore survey system: A method reduces gravity-dependent error contributions to gyroscopic measurements from a first gyroscopic sensor and a second gyroscopic sensor. The method includes receiving a first set of measurement signals and a second set of measurement signals indicative of at least one substantially perpendicular component and indicative of a substantially parallel... Agent: Gyrodata, Incorporated
20120095687 - Method of predicting source rock thermal maturity from log responses: A method for estimating a property of an earth formation, the method includes: conveying a carrier through a borehole penetrating the earth formation; performing a measurement of total organic carbon (TOC) within a region of investigation in the earth formation using a logging tool disposed at the carrier; and correlating... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120095688 - Radial waves in a borehole and stoneley waves for measuring formation permeability and electroacoustic constant: A Stoneley wave is generated in a borehole in a saturated porous earth formation. Measurements are made of the velocity of motion of the formation and the fluid in the formation. The difference in the velocities is indicative of formation permeability. An additional measurement of the electric field at the... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120095689 - Processing seismic data: A method of processing seismic data acquired consequent to actuation of a seismic source is described. The method comprises taking the result of the following process into account when processing the seismic data where the process comprises estimating the effect of uncertainty in the position and/or orientation of the seismic... Agent: Westerngeco LLC
20120095690 - Methods and computer-readable medium to implement inversion of angle gathers for rock physics reflectivity attributes: The invention relates to methods and computer-readable medium to determine seismic reflectivity attributes indicating the presence of hydrocarbons in earth. In several embodiments, the methods and computer-readable medium perform the steps of computing seismic reflectivity attributes includes inputting data representing reflected seismic waves and a volume of P-wave velocity, transforming... Agent:
20120095691 - Handheld diabetes management device having testing in pairs blood glucose test: A method for conducting a Testing In Pairs (TIPs) blood glucose (bG) test using a handheld diabetes management device carried by a user. A processing subsystem of the device implements a software module for managing the TIPs test. The software module generates a plurality of predetermined acceptance time windows corresponding... Agent: Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
20120095693 - Method and systems for processing polymeric sequence data and related information: Methods and systems for organizing, representing and processing polymeric sequence information, including biopolymeric sequence information such as DNA sequence information and related information are disclosed herein. Polymeric sequence and associated information may be represented using a plurality of data units, each of which includes one or more headers and a... Agent: Annai Systems, Inc.
20120095692 - Method for combining sub-therapeutic doses: for each secondary clinical effect, wherein n is a number of ingredients, i indicates an ith ingredient, eiP is a strength of the primary clinical effect of ingredient Ai, Tp is a specified primary effect threshold, eiS is a strength of a specified secondary clinical effect of the ingredient Ai,... Agent:
20120095694 - Methods and systems for high confidence utilization of datasets: Methods and systems for high-confidence utilization of datasets are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes selecting a metric for determining substantially optimal combination of true positives and false positives in a data set, applying an optimization technique, and obtaining, from the results of the optimization technique, a value for... Agent:
20120095695 - Methods and systems for high confidence utilization of datasets: Methods and systems for high-confidence utilization of datasets are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes selecting a metric for determining substantially optimal combination of true positives and false positives in a data set, applying an optimization technique, and obtaining, from the results of the optimization technique, a value for... Agent:
20120095696 - Methods and apparatus for genetic evaluation: Rapid and definitive bioagent detection and identification can be carried out without nucleic acid sequencing. Analysis of a variety of bioagents and samples, such as air, fluid, and body samples, can be carried out to provide information useful for industrial, medical, and environmental purposes. Nucleic acid samples of unknown or... Agent: Ibis Biosciences, Inc.
20120095697 - Methods for estimating genome-wide copy number variations: Methods for determining the copy number of a genomic region at a detection position of a target sequence in a sample are disclosed. Genomic regions of a target sequence in a sample are sequenced and measurement data for sequence coverage is obtained. Sequence coverage bias is corrected and may be... Agent:
20120095698 - Process for evaluating corrosion resistance of coating: The present invention is directed to a process for corrosion resistance evaluation of coated metals substrates, such as autobodies. An anode and cathode coated with protective coating being tested are exposed to an electrolyte in a chamber of a corrosion resistance evaluator. These coatings are provided with predetermined and standardized... Agent: E.i.dupont De Nemours And Company
20120095699 - Method for imaging of nonlinear interaction scattering: 1st and 2nd pulsed waves are transmitted along 1st and 2nd transmit beams where at least one of the beams is broad in at least one direction, and the transmit timing between said 1st and 2nd pulsed waves are selected so that the pulsed wave fronts overlap in an overlap... Agent: Surf Technology As
20120095700 - System, method and computer-accessible medium for determining membrane properties relating to diffusion: Exemplary embodiments of a methodology, procedure, system, method and computer-accessible medium can be provided to obtain particular information relating to at least one transport property of a material containing at least one membrane, and to determine, e.g., a permeability of the membrane of the material and/or a surface area of... Agent: New York University
20120095701 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for determining online stress and life consumption of a heat recovery steam generator: Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems, methods, and apparatus for determining online stress and life of a heat recovery steam generator. According to an example embodiment of the invention, a method for assessing components of a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) is provided. The method includes receiving HRSG... Agent: General Electric Company
20120095703 - Monitoring systems and methods for aircraft landing gear: A system and method for monitoring loads applied to aircraft landing gear structure. The method includes the step of interrogating at least one sensor positioned proximate the landing gear structure by way of data acquisition circuitry to yield strain data. The method further includes the step of instructing the data... Agent: Goodrich Corporation
20120095702 - Systems and methods for detecting landing gear ground loads: There is provided a system for predicting loading of a landing gear including, a plurality sensors positioned proximate to the landing gear. The plurality of sensors measure strain applied to the landing gear, and each sensor yielding strain data. The system further includes a processor that receives the strain data... Agent: Goodrich Corporation
20120095704 - Filtering techniques to remove noise from a periodic signal and irms calculations: Signal filtering removes effects of a periodic, low-frequency noise signal from a signal of interest. A signal waveform is sampled at different points of a number of consecutive periodic noise signal cycles and the collected samples are averaged to produce a corrected signal. The number of consecutive cycles in which... Agent: Itron, Inc.
20120095705 - Method for determining the viscosity of a thin film: A method is provided for determining the viscosity of thin films which exhibit a viscous behavior at a measurement temperature, notably for polymer resins above their glass transition temperature. A thin layer of material is formed on a substrate, a known geometrical pattern is impressed in the thin layer by... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Altematives
20120095706 - Acoustic apparatus and acoustic sensor apparatus including a fastener: An acoustic sensor apparatus includes a housing, a fastener structured to fasten together the housing and an electrical power conductor, an acoustic sensor structured to detect acoustic noise from the electrical power conductor and output a signal, and a circuit structured to detect an electrical conductivity fault from the signal.... Agent:
20120095707 - Method for identifying type of fault on power line: A method for identifying the type of faults occurred on a power line, characterized in that it comprises: calculating a fault point voltage on fault points based on terminal voltage and fault locations of the power line; adopting the fault point voltage corresponding to a maximum transition resistance as a... Agent: Abb Research Ltd.
20120095708 - Total energy quantity controlling device and method: A total energy quantity controlling device has a calculation data generating portion for defining, as calculation data, data for the amount of energy used for a processing energy type at a processing location for a processing month in a processing fiscal year, if this data is confirmed, or substitute data... Agent: Yamatake Corporation
20120095710 - Instrument and method for detecting partial electric discharges in an electric apparatus: An instrument (1) for detecting partial electric discharges in an electric apparatus comprises: an input stage (2) set up to receive a discharge signal (3) representative of one or more partial discharge pulses and a sync signal (4) representative of an alternating voltage applied to the electric apparatus; a data... Agent: Techimp Technologies S.r.l.
20120095709 - Method of estimating short circuit current available by analysis of dc charging circuit: A system and method of dynamically estimating the short circuit current availability (SCCA) at a node in an alternating current electrical distribution system by examining the spectral composition of current drawn by a direct current charging circuit connected to the node. A correlative relationship between the total harmonic current distortion... Agent: Schneider Electric Usa, Inc.
20120095711 - Apparatus for imparting phase shift to input waveform: There is set forth in one embodiment an apparatus and method for imparting a phase shift to an input waveform for output of a converted waveform. In one embodiment, a phase shift can be provided by four wave mixing of an input waveform and a pump pulse. In one embodiment,... Agent: Cornell University
20120095712 - Rotating field sensor: An angle detection unit including first to third arithmetic units receives first and second signals that are associated with intensities of components of a rotating magnetic field in mutually different directions. The first arithmetic unit generates a sum of squares signal made up of the sum of squares of the... Agent: Tdk Corporation
20120095714 - Information processing device, information processing method, and information storage medium: An information processing device acquires an output value in accordance with a state in which an operating device is held, acquires the output value in accordance with a predetermined first holding state of the operating device as a first reference value, acquires the output value in accordance with a predetermined... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
20120095713 - Method of calibrating interleaved digitizer channels: In a multi-channel oscilloscope a method of calibrating interleaved digitizer channels initially calibrates each digitizer channel to produce a bandwidth enhanced filter for each digitizer channel to match the respective channel frequency and phase characteristics. The oscilloscope is then configured for interleaved operation whereby an input signal is applied to... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.
20120095715 - In-situ rc-calibration scheme for active rc filter: A method of calibrating a filter includes applying an input signal into the filter to generate an output signal, measuring a phase difference between the input signal and the output signal; determining a leading/lagging status of the phase difference; calculating a capacitor code (CAP_CODE) using the leading/lagging status; and calibrating... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
20120095716 - Electronic device and method for controlling modulations of multiple-instruments and sensors: A method for modulating multiple-instruments and multiple-sensors using an electronic device. The electronic device controls an instrument to measure the working parameters of an object, and controls a sensor to detect the working temperature of the object. By comparing the working parameters against a predefined range, and comparing the working... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120095717 - System and method for testing serial ports: In a system and method for testing a serial port of a computing device, the serial port electronically connects to a test fixture. Test data is sent to a receive data (RXD) pin by a transmit data (TXD) pin. A test result is received from the serial port by the... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd
20120095718 - Automatic testing system and method: An automatic testing system includes an equipment group and an electronic device. The equipment group includes plural equipments. The electronic device includes an input unit, a storage unit, a controller, an output unit and an integrated transmission interface. The input unit is used for inputting an instruction. The controller is... Agent: Delta Electronics, Inc.
20120095719 - Memory thermal management based on slot information: An apparatus comprises a mother board, a memory slot on the motherboard, a thermal sensor, and an embedded controller. The thermal sensor may detect temperature of a memory module on the memory slot. The embedded controller may monitor temperature from the detector. A memory controller may be adapted to receive... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20120095720 - Method and apparatus for detecting unsafe conditions: A device can be made operable to distinguish between materials impinging on a predefined area based at least in part on differentials within sets of data indicative of measurable characteristics of the materials impinging on the defined area. Such a device can trigger a protection mechanism based at least in... Agent: Qualex Manufacturing LLC
20120095721 - Accelerometer based on the measurement of casimir force fluctuations: An accelerometer based on the measurement of Casimir force fluctuations is described. The accelerometer comprises a sealed housing containing a vacuum or a liquid, a piezoelectric plate fixed with the sealed housing, and a mass moveable within the sealed housing located in proximity to the piezoelectric plate. The moveable mass... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120095722 - Fall prevention: There is provided a method of determining a fall risk of a user, the method comprising collecting measurements of the motion of the user, estimating a value for a parameter related to the gait of the user from the measurements, and determining a fall risk for the user from a... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120095723 - Methods and apparatus for acquiring physical measurements relating to a vessel and a shaft within a vessel: An apparatus is used for determining at least one parameter relating to an elongate member disposed within a vessel. The apparatus includes at least one measurement unit having a light emitting component and a corresponding light receiving component. The light receiving component is positioned apart from the light emitting component... Agent: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
20120095724 - Operating history management method and operating history management apparatus: At least a rotation speed of a rotary shaft and a vibration acceleration in a frequency domain are stored as an operating history, and the operating history is stored not only when the rotation speed of the rotary shaft varies, but also when a maximum value of the vibration acceleration... Agent: Okuma Corporation
20120095725 - Programming method for a coordinate measuring machine and computing device thereof: In a programming method, a dimension system relating to a product can be embedded into a programming system. The dimension system includes measurement dimensions of measuring points of the product, and the serial numbers preset for the dimensions. The method arranges the serial numbers according to a predefined measuring path,... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd
20120095726 - System and method for pulse-echo ranging: A pulse-echo ranging system and method wherein transmit burst pulses are transmitted to a target at a first repetition frequency, an intermediate frequency signal is generated by sampling the received echo pulses from the target at a second repetition frequency slightly lower than the first repetition frequency, and the intermediate... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20120095727 - Weighing apparatus with secured communication means: A weighing apparatus 1 comprising a load cell 4, a processing unit 3 external of the load cell 4 and data means 7, 8, 9, 10 for operating the weighing apparatus wherein a portion of the data means 7, 9, 10 is distributed between the processing unit 3 and the... Agent: Illinois Tool Works Inc.
20120095728 - Data processing apparatus, performance evaluation/analysis apparatus, and performance evaluation/analysis system and method: A data processing apparatus is provided which allows easy identification of a correspondence relationship between a trace packet and a performance packet. The data processing apparatus includes: a measurement trigger generation unit that generates a measurement trigger; a performance monitor unit that measures a performance measurement event collected from a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120095729 - Known information compression apparatus and method for separating sound source: A known information compression apparatus and method for reducing a size of known information without missing information required to separate a sound source are provided. The known information compression apparatus may include a segment dividing unit to divide known information including sound source information of each musical instrument into a... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute04/12/2012 > 42 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20120089332 - System for detecting oil spills and method thereof: Disclosed are systems and methods of detecting oil spills on the sea surface at night. According to some embodiments, implementations herein involve detection of the polarized reflectivity and the refractive index of the water and the oil using the polarization properties of the electromagnetic waves based on satellite data to... Agent: Korea Meteorological Administration
20120089333 - Digital map projection: A computer receives a set of Cartesian data and a set of geodetic data relating to a geographic area. A set of control points is generated, each control point being associated with a coordinate expressed in terms of latitude and longitude, and with a corresponding point in the Cartesian data.... Agent:
20120089335 - Fluid pressure-viscosity analyzer for downhole fluid sampling pressure drop rate setting: Methods and apparatus for estimating a hydrocarbon fluid parameter using a hydrocarbon fluid testing module. The method may include estimating a hydrocarbon fluid parameter value where a precipitate begins to form in a hydrocarbon fluid sample. The method may also include extracting a hydrocarbon fluid sample under pre-precipitate conditions; changing... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120089334 - System and method for measuring depth and velocity of instrumentation within a wellbore using a bendable tool: An apparatus and method for measuring depth, velocity, or both depth and velocity of instrumentation within a wellbore is provided. The apparatus includes a downhole portion movable within the wellbore in a direction generally parallel to the wellbore. The apparatus further includes a first acceleration sensor mounted at a first... Agent: Gyrodata, Incorporated
20120089336 - System and method for estimating remaining useful life of a downhole tool: A system for determining the amount of life consumed for a tool includes at least one sensor associated with the tool for generating observation data, a memory in operable communication with the at least one sensor, the memory including a database for storing the observation data generated by the sensor,... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120089337 - Matching pursuit-based apparatus and technique to construct a seismic signal using a predicted energy distribution: A technique includes processing seismic data indicative of samples of at least one measured seismic signal in a processor-based machine to, in an iterative process, determine basis functions, which represent a constructed seismic signal. The technique includes in each iteration of the iterative process, selecting another basis function of the... Agent:
20120089340 - Animal identification, measurement, monitoring and management system: A highly automated system and method for acquiring animal consumption and behavior data comprising stations where consumables are fed to animals. The stations being equipped with RFID equipment for reading RFID tags in close proximity to the station, and weighing devices for measuring the weight of the consumables. The RFID... Agent: Growsafe Systems Ltd.
20120089338 - Computer implemented method for indexing reference genome: A method for indexing a reference genome is provided. The method includes selecting a reference genome to index, calculating a first minimum index region size, assigning a first position number to a first index region of the reference genome, assigning a second position number to a second index region of... Agent: Life Technologies Corporation
20120089339 - Method and systems for processing polymeric sequence data and related information: Methods and systems for organizing, representing and processing polymeric sequence information, including biopolymeric sequence information such as DNA sequence information and related information are disclosed herein. Polymeric sequence and associated information may be represented using a plurality of data units, each of which includes one or more headers and a... Agent: Annai Systems, Inc.
20120089341 - Method and system for determining whether a drug will be effective on a patient with a disease: A process of determining whether a patient with a disease or disorder will be responsive to a drug, used to treat the disease or disorder, including obtaining a test spectrum produced by a mass spectrometer from a serum produced from the patient. The test spectrum may be processed to determine... Agent: Biodesix, Inc.
20120089342 - Methods of automated spectral and chromatographic peak detection and quantification without user input: Methods are disclosed for automatically analyzing a chromatography/mass spectrometry spectrum characterized by at least a time-related variable, a mass-related variable and an ion-abundance-related variable, comprising the steps of: receiving a portion of the spectrum from a chromatography/mass spectrometry apparatus while the chromatography/mass spectrometry apparatus is concurrently generating another portion of... Agent:
20120089343 - Detection of ethanol emission from a spark ignition engine operating on gasohols: Ethanol emissions from a direct ignition spark ignition are measured using mass spectrometry. The method exploits specific fragment ions from ethanol. Ethanol contributes ions of mass number 31, and no other gas species produces ions at this mass number. The method and a device for implementing the method can be... Agent:
20120089344 - Methods of automated spectral peak detection and quantification having learning mode: There is provided a method of automatically identifying and characterizing spectral peaks of a spectrum generated by an analytical apparatus comprising the steps of: receiving the spectrum generated by the analytical apparatus; automatically subtracting a baseline from the spectrum so as to generate a baseline-corrected spectrum; automatically detecting and characterizing... Agent:
20120089345 - Method for measuring the compressibility and resonant frequency of disc brake pads: A method for separately measuring the compressibility and resonant frequency of a disc brake pad allows better conclusions to be drawn as to the properties of the disc brake pads by creating identical test conditions for measuring the compressibility and resonant frequency for the purpose of quality assurance. The method... Agent: Honeywell Bremsbelag Gmbh
20120089346 - Prediction of remaining life in a heat exchanger: In one embodiment, a method implemented by a processor that receives a first set of inputs comprising values associated with wall thickness, the values ascertained through an inspection method for a first zone of a heat exchanger, the first zone comprising a plurality of inspected and uninspected tubes; computes a... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.
20120089347 - Displacement generator for fatigue analysis of floating prduction and storage unit process and utility piping: In one or more embodiments, a method is disclosed for performing fatigue analysis for a given process and utility piping geometry having one or more restraint locations disposed about a floating vessel. The method can include the steps of generating one or more bending moment polynomials from bending moment data... Agent: Kellogg Brown & Root LLC
20120089348 - Sensor having a set of plates, and method: A sensor having a set of plates that are in contact from their bottom at the corners with a set of protrusions that are in contact from above with a plurality of intersections, each having a sensing element, of a grid of wires disposed on a base, and a top... Agent: New York University & Tactonic Technologies
20120089349 - Method for measuring the orientation and the elastic strain of grains in polycrystalline materials: A method for measuring the orientation and deviatoric elastic strain of the crystal lattice of grains contained in a sample of polycrystalline material comprising a set of grains (G1, . . . Gi, . . . , Gn) comprises recording a series of Laue patterns and an operation for deinterlacing... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20120089350 - Compensation device for fluidic oscillation flow meter and compensation method using the same: Disclosed herein is a compensation device for fluidic oscillation flow meters. The compensation device includes a fluid supply unit, a fluidic oscillator, an electronic valve, a reference tank and a computer. The fluid supply unit supplies fluid into a pipe. The fluidic oscillator generates a characteristic oscillation frequency when the... Agent: Kdc Tech Co., Ltd.
20120089351 - Method and device for detecting fault of signal processing equipment and optical interface board online: The disclosure relates to a method and device for detecting a fault of signal processing equipment and an optical interface board on line. The signal processing equipment includes n function modules F1, F2, . . . Fn, and n fault detecting points T1, T2, . . . Tn for determining... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120089353 - Methods of inverse determination of material properties of an electrochemical system: A method of determining at least one material property of at least one component of an electrochemical system (fully or partially completed) using a process to reduce a difference of a performance characteristic between a numerical simulation result of a physical model and an empirical result. The method includes providing... Agent: Sakti3, Inc.
20120089352 - Modular device for protecting and monitoring a battery: A modular device having at least one master integrated circuit, and one or more slave integrated circuit modules coupled to the at least one master integrated circuit with each slave integrated circuit module of the one or more slave integrated circuit modules coupled to and associated with only a single... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.
20120089354 - Determining components of an electric service using tolerance ranges: Components of an electric service may be identified by measuring voltage signals relating to the connection of an electrical energy meter connected to the electric service. The voltage signals that may be measured include line to neutral voltages and line to line voltages. The values of the measured line to... Agent: Elster Solutions, LLC
20120089356 - Distribution system analysis using meter data: A monitoring system includes a first sensor positioned at a first location along a phase conductor line and a second sensor position at a second location along the phase conductor line. The first sensor is configured to generate a first set of synchrophasor data. The second sensor is configured to... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited
20120089355 - Fan testing system: A fan testing system includes a control device testing a fan, and a micro controller outputs pulse control signals to the fan. The control device stores a number of normal rotational voltage and rotational current values under different rotational speeds. The fan adjusts its rotational speed according to the pulse... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd
20120089357 - Method and apparatus for identifying anomalies of a signal: A method and apparatus are disclosed for identifying anomalies of a signal, by analyzing a signal using a frequency-based technique, analyzing results of the frequency-based analysis using a statistical analysis technique, determining one or more limits based on the statistical analysis, and comparing a frequency domain representation of the signal... Agent:
20120089358 - Calibration system for a force-sensing catheter: An apparatus, consisting of a rolling element, which is resting on a surface, and a force-sensing device, which is coupled to the surface. The force-sensing device is configured to make a first measurement indicative of a force exerted in a direction perpendicular to the surface. The force is exerted by... Agent:
20120089359 - Calibration detection system and method: An improved calibration detection system for use in calibrating an electronic apparatus includes a processor apparatus, an evaluation apparatus, and a connection apparatus. The connection apparatus includes a plurality of leads and is operated by the processor apparatus to internally switch and connect the various leads with various elements of... Agent: Westinghouse Electric Company LLC
20120089360 - Algorithm integrating system and integrating method thereof: The present invention discloses an algorithm integrating system and an integrating method thereof. The algorithm integrating system comprises a receiving module, an analyzing module, and a processing module. The receiving module receives at least one test algorithm. The analyzing module is connected to the receiving module and analyzes the at... Agent: Hoy Technologies Co, Ltd.
20120089361 - Apparatus and method for remote monitoring: Disclosed herein is an apparatus and method for remote monitoring that includes immersing a first temperature sensor at least partially into a heat transfer material situated in a thermo-well of a mobile container housing a material for transport, wherein the first temperature sensor includes a conductor routed through a first... Agent:
20120089362 - System for determining the airspeed of an aircraft: A system for determining the true airspeed vector, defined by a magnitude and by a direction, of an aircraft comprising a fuselage, comprises four laser anemometers each having a single measurement path so as to measure a local component of the true airspeed and being distributed in different locations around... Agent: Thales
20120089363 - Method for judging number of touches: Disclosed is a method for precisely judging the number of touches. The method includes a step A of reading a touch sensing signal sensed by an ith infrared ray sensor module located at an ith corner (i being a natural number not exceeding 3) of a touch panel, a step... Agent:
20120089365 - Data interpolation methods for metrology of surfaces, films and underresolved structures: A method includes fitting a function to a subset of reflectivity data comprising values for the reflectivity of a test object for different wavelengths, different scattering angles, and/or different polarization states; determining values for the function at certain wavelengths and scattering angles and/or polarization states; and determining information about the... Agent: Zygo Corporation
20120089364 - Three-dimensional measurement apparatus, three-dimensional measurement method, and computer-readable medium storing control program: A three-dimensional measurement apparatus includes a projection unit configured to project a plurality of types of stripe pattern light. The projection unit projects stripe pattern light, which can be obtained by shifting stripe pattern light whose reliability calculated by the calculation unit is equal to or greater than a threshold... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120089366 - Accurately accounting for sizing uncertainty in inspection: In one embodiment, a method implemented by a processor that receives plural sets of values corresponding to plural matched pairs of anomalies from a first inspection and second inspection following the first inspection, a first portion of each pair corresponding to the first inspection and a second portion of each... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.
20120089367 - Method and apparatus for monitoring a material medium: A material medium, such as an optical fiber or electrical cable, is used to carry services. The material medium is monitored with at least one diagnostic sensor. The diagnostic sensor may measure the operational health of the material medium, or may measure local environmental conditions around the material medium.... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120089368 - Power cycle test apparatus and method for testing power cycle of computing device: A method controls a computing device to perform a power cycle test by switching a power supply on or off using a power cycle test apparatus. The apparatus includes a timer, a counter, a power rectifier, and a display unit. The timer sets a test period of the power cycle... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd
20120089370 - Body area networks: A method of declaring an emergency condition in a wireless sensor network, the wireless sensor network comprising a plurality of devices (10, 11, 12) including sensors (11) arranged for monitoring at least one living body or other entity, the method comprising steps of: sensing a value of parameter related to... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120089369 - Medical sensor data manager: The problem of collecting and delivering stand alone medical sensor and monitoring device data to a networked computer system is solved by connecting the output of the sensors and devices to a vital sign sensor connector adapted to connect into a multiple input sensor casing having a routing hub and... Agent:
20120089371 - Measurement apparatus, measurement method, test apparatus and recording medium: Provided is a measurement apparatus that measures a signal under measurement having a waveform pattern that repeats with a predetermined cycle, comprising a sampling section that coherently samples the signal under measurement; and a waveform reconstructing section that reconstructs a partial waveform corresponding to a partial region of the waveform... Agent: Advantest Corporation
20120089372 - Apparatus and method for adaptive time-frequency analysis: An apparatus and a method for adaptive adaptive time-frequency analysis are suitable for nonlinear and nonstationary signal analyses. The method includes the following steps. A plurality of positions of local extrema of a signal is determined. Average frequencies between the local extrema and mean energy distribution corresponding thereto are estimated... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20120089373 - Apparatus and method for controlling sensor node using vibration sensor and magnetic sensor: An apparatus and method for controlling a sensor node are provided that may calculate an azimuth angle and a slope of the sensor node using a 2-axis magnetic sensor and a 3-axis acceleration sensor, and may detect a target approaching the sensor node. The apparatus may include a calculation unit... Agent: Electronics And Telecommuincations Research Institute04/05/2012 > 55 patent applications in 41 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20120084006 - System for providing weather fluctuation prediction information and method of providing weather fluctuation prediction information: A system for providing weather fluctuation prediction information includes at least one atmospheric pressure measurement device arranged in a specific local area, and a data processing device processing atmospheric pressure data measured by the atmospheric pressure measurement device. The atmospheric pressure measurement device includes an atmospheric pressure sensor having a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120084005 - Weather variation forecast information providing system and weather variation forecast information providing method: A weather variation forecast information providing system includes at least three atmospheric pressure measuring devices arranged at different positions in a specific region and a data processing device processing the measured atmospheric pressure data. The data processing device includes an atmospheric pressure data acquiring unit consecutively acquiring the measured atmospheric... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120084008 - Real-time prognostic on downhole printed circuit board assembly of measurement-while-drilling/logging-while-drilling: A method and apparatus for estimating a time to failure of an electronic component used in a downhole environment is disclosed. A stress is applied to the electronic component to cause failure of a plurality of prognostic sensors associated with the electronic component, wherein the stress level at which a... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120084007 - System and method for declustering subsurface data on a per-slice basis: Wellbore data samples taken within a subsurface volume of interest are declustered. A weighting-based, interpolating technique is employed in a layer-based, two dimensional manner to separate slices within the subsurface volume of interest. The performance of declustering on a slice-by-slice basis may make the process less costly and/or may reduce... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.
20120084009 - Refined lithology curve: A method for estimating a property of an earth formation penetrated by a borehole. The method includes: conveying a natural radiation detector through the borehole and measuring natural radiation emitted from the earth formation to provide natural radiation data; conveying a neutron source through the borehole and irradiating the earth... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120084010 - Dose surface method for determination of analyte ratios: Methods, systems, and apparatus for accurately determining a proportion (ratio) of two analytes is provided, as well as provide a concentration of a first analyte from a determined concentration of a second analyte and from a proportion of the analytes to each other. In one aspect, a surface model (called... Agent: Bio-rad Laboratories, Inc.
20120084015 - Imaging method and use thereof: The present invention relates to a method based on atomic force microscopy and the use thereof on biological surfaces. A method is provided to detect the Local Deviational Volume (LDV) of defined subcellular structures irrespective of a biochemical characterisation... Agent:
20120084012 - Method for predicting activation energy using atomic fingerprint descriptor or atomic descriptor: The present invention provides a method for constructing a database of atomic fingerprint descriptors. The invention provides a method for predicting activation energy using an atomic fingerprint descriptor and an atomic descriptor, the method comprising the steps of: (i) calculating the atomic fingerprint descriptor of a substrate; (ii) comparing the... Agent: Bioinformatics & Molecular Design Research Center
20120084011 - Methods for managing cancer patient care: Methods for managing the care of a cancer patient are provided. Generally, the methods comprise calculating a risk score from characteristics obtained from a cancer patient with a plurality of nomograms comprising the characteristics and a plurality of competing risk factors, using a program to calculate risk scores; determining the... Agent: Fox Chase Cancer Center
20120084014 - Modeling device, program, computer-readable recording medium, and method of establishing correspondence: A modeling device is disclosed that easily projects characteristic information obtained from an object onto a differently-shaped object, even if the object, from which the characteristic information is obtained, has a complex shape. A modeling device in one embodiment of the present invention includes a virtually electrifying section to calculate... Agent:
20120084013 - Software integrated cytometric assay for quantification of the human polymorphonuclear leukocyte fcyri receptor (cd64): The invention relates a method of quantifying CD64 and CD163 expression in leukocytes and, specifically to a kit for use with a flow cytometer including a suspension of quantitative fluorescent microbead standards, fluorescent labeled antibodies directed to CD64 and CD163, and analytical software. The software is used to take information... Agent: Trillium Diagnostics, LLC
20120084016 - Portable laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy system with modularized reference data: A portable laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) system has a laser module, a spectrometer connected to the laser module, and an analysis sub-system connected to the spectrometer, the analysis sub-system having: a data module having at least one set of reference data for a particular material; a processor configured to access... Agent: Lastek, Inc.
20120084017 - Method for estimating kinetic rates: The present invention relates to a method for estimation of kinetic characteristics for the formation and dissociation of a complex using lateral flow. The present invention facilitates an easy to use method with high accuracy.... Agent: Phadia Ab
20120084018 - Particulate filter service life prediction: A method for determining the service interval of a particulate filter including the steps of determining a normalized current pressure differential across the particulate filter and determining a normalized pressure differential across the particulate filter for clean conditions. The clean pressure normalized pressure differential is subtracted from the current... Agent:
20120084019 - Fracture fatigue entropy determination: A method and apparatus are disclosed for approximating in real time the fracture fatigue entropy (FFE) of a metallic object subjected to cyclic loading. Such objects experience fatigue, which can lead to failure after a number of loading cycles. The disclosed invention allows for real time monitoring of the entropy... Agent:
20120084020 - Collision detection method for a drive unit: A collision detection method for a drive unit including an electric drive motor and a movable component which is driven thereby, wherein an actual torque and an actual acceleration of the electric drive motor are sensed and a collision of the movable component is detected on the basis of an... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20120084022 - Enhanced microfluidic electromagnetic measurements: Techniques for enhanced microfluidic impedance spectroscopy include causing a core fluid to flow into a channel between two sheath flows of one or more sheath fluids different from the core fluid. Flow in the channel is laminar. A dielectric constant of a fluid constituting either sheath flow is much less... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University
20120084021 - Monitoring flow of single or multiple phase fluids: Various embodiments include apparatus and methods to monitor flow of single and multiple phase fluids. Sensors of a tool can be dispersed along the tool to collect measurements to be processed using an autocorrelation operation on the collected measurements to provide information relative to the phases of the fluid. Additional... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20120084023 - Device for detecting a water leak: The invention relates to a device for detecting a water leak in a network, including a water meter, a pulse emitter adapted for transmitting information from the meter to a data processor. The data processor includes at least two pulse meters adapted for operation according to a given flow value... Agent:
20120084024 - In-line viscometer with no moving parts and methods and computer-readable media for maintaining a desired viscosity: The present invention relates to in-line viscometers with no moving parts for monitoring the viscosity of fluids. One embodiment of the invention is a viscometer including a first tube, a second tube, a first flow metering device coupled with the first tube, a second flow metering device coupled with the... Agent: Norcross Corporation
20120084025 - Apparatus and method for product movement planning to support safety monitoring in inventory management systems: A method includes obtaining information identifying a predicted trajectory of material-based measurements associated with a transfer of material. The method also includes obtaining actual material-based measurements during the transfer of the material and determining whether the actual material-based measurements fall outside of the predicted trajectory. The method further includes identifying... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20120084026 - Method and system for characterizing a plasma: Disclosed are a method and system for measuring the electron energy distribution function (EEDF) in a plasma which has a pronounced drifting Maxwellian component of the EEDF. The method comprises fitting an acquired unfiltered electron current vs. bias voltage curve to a functional form which assumes an EEDF comprising at... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited
20120084027 - System and method for monitoring performance of a photovoltaic array: The present disclosure provides a system and method for monitoring performance of a photovoltaic array. The system and method reduces the need for monitoring equipment by collecting measurement data associated with a plurality of photovoltaic strings. Failure and performance degradation detection is improved through the use of monitoring conditions, performance... Agent: Also Energy, Inc.
20120084029 - Electronic watt-hour meter managing multiple input signals and method of calculating watt-hours: There are provided an electronic watt-hour meter capable of processing a plurality of input signals and a method of calculating watt-hours. The electronic watt-hour meter includes: a signal sensor sensing analogue type voltage and current signals; a multiplexer selectively outputting any one signal of the sensed voltage and current signals;... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20120084030 - Energy monitoring device and control method therefor, and energy monitoring program: A processing machine processes a work and repeats processes on the work, thereby consuming energy. Within the consumed energy, room for improvement is computed by an energy monitoring device and is referred to as an amount of energy that can be improved. An energy monitoring device includes a power data... Agent: Omron Corporation
20120084028 - Framework and methodology for a real-time fine-grained power profiling with integrated modeling: A method, a system and a computer program product for determining power consumption levels for granular segments of program code in a data processing system. A power profiling utility (PPU) utilizes/comprises a power monitoring module, a power profiler module, a performance profiler and a power modeling component which enables PPU... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20120084031 - Equipment operation state measurement device, equipment operation state measurement method, and control program: The invention is directed towards an equipment operation state measurer having a power data acquirer and an operation state determiner. The power date acquirer acquires power consumption of equipment changing according to an operation state of the equipment. Additionally, a cause inputter accepts an input of a stop cause of... Agent: Omron Corporation
20120084032 - Identifying and amerliorating a deteriorating condition for battery networks in-situ: A temperature is measured for each terminal of the battery unit. The magnitude and sign of a temperature differential is calculated from the temperatures. The temperature differential is then correlated to a deteriorating condition of the battery unit.... Agent:
20120084033 - Method for measuring capacitances of capacitors: A capacitor measurement circuit for measuring a capacitance of a test capacitor includes a first transistor with a first source-drain path coupled between a first capacitor plate of the test capacitor and a ground; a second transistor with a second source-drain path coupled between a second capacitor plate of the... Agent:
20120084034 - Non-transitory computer-readable medium storing design check program, design check apparatus, and design check method: A design check method executed by a computer includes determining a countermeasure component provided in a certain range from a terminal of a reference component, determining whether a terminal of the determined countermeasure component is electrically connected to the terminal of the reference component, and determining that the countermeasure component... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120084035 - System and method for frequency measurement based on quadratic forms: A system and methods for determining points for an algorithm to calculate the frequency of a waveform measured from a monitoring device. Data points are measured from the waveform. A last point of interest from the previous cycle of the waveform is referenced. Four points of interest at equally spaced... Agent: Schneider Electric Usa, Inc.
20120084036 - Signal acquisition probe storing compressed or compressed and filtered time domain impulse or step response data for use in a signal measurement system: A signal acquisition probe stores compressed or compressed and filtered time domain data samples representing at least one of an impulse response or step response characterizing the signal acquisition probe. The compressed or compressed and filtered time domain data samples of the impulse response or the step response are provided... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.
20120084037 - High frequency measurement apparatus and calibration method for high frequency measurement apparatus: A method for calibrating voltage and current detected by a high frequency measurement apparatus is provided. By the method, a basic calibration parameter for a wide impedance range but with low accuracy and quadrant-specific calibration parameters for highly accurate calibration are calculated. This calculation is performed based, on values obtained... Agent: Daihen Corporation
20120084038 - Autonomous distributed thermocouple control: Aspects describe creation of autonomous control for a composite curing process. Other aspects describe a controller and an apparatus for employing an autonomous control algorithm for a composite curing application. The algorithm can be based on thermocouple rules encapsulated within a thermocouple control wrapper. The thermocouple rules allow the thermocouple... Agent: Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.
20120084039 - System and method of measuring a sensor offset: A method includes detecting a first event and executing a first procedure to identify a sensor offset in response to detecting the first event. The method further includes determining, via a computing device, whether the sensor offset was measured during the execution of the first procedure, scheduling a second procedure... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20120084040 - Systems and methods of channel identification machines for channels with asynchronous sampling: Method for identification of at least one parameter of a sampling system includes transmitting at least one input signal to at least one channel of the sampling system; measuring at least one output signal of the sampling system in response to sampling of the at least one input signal by... Agent: The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York
20120084041 - Method and system for providing tool induced shift using a sub-sampling scheme: The present invention may include measuring tool induced shift (TIS) on at least one wafer of a lot of wafers via an omniscient sampling process, randomly generating a plurality of sub-sampling schemes, each of the set of randomly generated sub-sampling schemes having the same number of sampled fields, measuring TIS... Agent: Kla-tencor Corporation
20120084042 - System and method for conditional multi-output regression for machine condition monitoring: A method for predicting sensor output values of a sensor monitoring system, includes providing a set test input values to a system of sensors, and one or more known sensor output values from the sensor system, where other sensor output values are unknown, calculating, for each unknown sensor output value,... Agent: Siemens Corporation
20120084043 - Box counting enhanced modeling: A method can include providing spatial data for a base case of a subsurface geologic formation; providing spatial data for a simulation case of the subsurface geologic formation; performing box counting for the spatial data for the base case; performing box counting for the spatial data for the simulation case;... Agent:
20120084044 - Method and apparatus for the determination of laser correcting tool parameters: The invention relates to a method for determining at least one unknown laser beam parameter of a laser beam used for correcting errors of a transparent material including inducing a first persistent modification in the material by an interaction with the laser beam having a first set of laser beam... Agent:
20120084045 - Temperature measuring method, storage medium, and program: Provided is a temperature measuring method which can accurately measure a temperature of an object to be measured compared to a conventional method, even if a thin film is formed on the object. The temperature measuring method includes: transmitting a light from a light source to a measurement point of... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited
20120084046 - Lc resonance probe for determining local plasma density: o
20120084047 - Vehicle loading and unloading detection: A system for determining vehicle loading and unloading comprises an acceleration detector provided on a vehicle, a location detector for detecting the location of the vehicle and a processor that receives information detected by the acceleration detector and location detector and determines whether the detected acceleration is due to vehicle... Agent:
20120084050 - Method and system for azimuth measurements using a gyroscope unit: Methods and systems for azimuth measurements using a gyroscope unit are disclosed. The method includes acquiring a ratio value between two earth rate components orthogonal to each other by using the gyroscope unit at a measuring position; acquiring three gravity vector components orthogonal to each other at the measuring position;... Agent:
20120084049 - Optical component with a passive alignment member: Various embodiments of machine vision systems, methods, and devices are disclosed for providing passive alignment of an optical component to an electrical device. One embodiment is a method for passively aligning an optical subassembly to an electrical subassembly. One such method comprises: a machine vision system positioning an optical subassembly... Agent:
20120084048 - System, method, and computer program product for determining one or more contact points between a pair of objects: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for determining one or more contact points between a pair of objects. In operation, a first contact normal is identified between a pair of objects at a first position. Additionally, a relative velocity of the pair of objects is determined at... Agent: Nvidia Corporation
20120084051 - Method and arrangement for magnetically determining a position: A method and an arrangement for magnetically determining a position using a permanent magnet is described, wherein the vector and local gradient of the magnetic flux density of the permanent magnet is measured using a position sensor, and the position and orientation of the magnetic dipole of the the permanent... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.
20120084052 - Hoist length measuring method for input shaping: Disclosed is a hoist length measuring method comprising: a first step of setting a hoist length L to an initial length (L0+L1); a second step of determining whether a preset time period has elapsed after the operation of a hoist has started; a third step of determining whether a hook... Agent:
20120084053 - Portable monitoring devices and methods of operating same: The present inventions, in one aspect, are directed to a portable monitoring device comprising (i) a housing having a physical size and shape that is adapted to couple to the user, (ii) a motion sensor, disposed in the housing, to detect motion of the user and, in response thereto, to... Agent:
20120084054 - Portable monitoring devices and methods of operating same: The present inventions, in one aspect, are directed to a portable monitoring device comprises (i) a housing having a physical size and shape that is adapted to couple to the user, (ii) a motion sensor, disposed in the housing, to detect motion of a user and, in response thereto, to... Agent:
20120084055 - System and method for sensing a liquid level: A system, method and device may be used to monitor fluid levels in a borehole. The system includes a pulse generator to generate a pulse of electromagnetic energy to propagate along the wellbore towards a surface of the fluid, a detector to detect a portion of the electromagnetic pulse reflected... Agent: Chevron U.s.a., Inc.
20120084056 - Dry coating thickness measurement and instrument: There are provided instruments for measuring and/or controlling the thickness of a coating applied to a substrate. An instrument embodied by the invention comprises coating removal means for removing a quantity of the coating to partially expose the surface of the substrate. The instrument also includes sensor means for emitting... Agent: Wolf Industrial Innovation
20120084057 - Methods and systems for predicting an optical fiber performance parameter: A method for predicting an optical fiber performance parameter includes measuring N values for the optical fiber performance parameter at N stages during manufacture or installation of a first optical fiber, where N is an integer. A first set of correlation values is generated representing shifts in the measured optical... Agent: Verizon Business Global LLC
20120084058 - Automatic detection of performance bottlenecks in a graphics system: Analyzing an application executing on a target device. An application may be executed on a target device. Low cost measurement may be gathered regarding the application executing on the target device. In response to a trigger, high cost measurement data may be gathered regarding the application executing on the target... Agent:
20120084059 - Data acquisition method of substrate treatment apparatus and sensor substrate: The present invention holds a sensor substrate including a sensor part for collecting information about a module and a power receiving coil for supplying power to the sensor part, on a holding member; moves the holding member forward to deliver the sensor substrate to the module; supplies power to a... Agent: Tokyo Electron LimitedPrevious industry: Data processing: vehicles, navigation, and relative location
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