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Data processing: measuring, calibrating, or testing

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05/21/2015 > 76 patent applications in 48 patent subcategories.

20150142315 - Marine riser management system and an associated method: In accordance with one aspect of the present technique, a method is disclosed. The method includes receiving sensor data from a first set of sensors mechanically coupled to a first riser joint of a marine riser. The method also includes analyzing the sensor data to determine a condition of the... Agent: General Electric Company

20150142317 - Method and apparatus for consistent and robust fitting in oil based mud filtrate contamination monitoring from multiple downhole sensors: A method for performing contamination monitoring through estimation wherein measured data for optical density, gas to oil ratio, mass density and composition of fluid components are used to obtain plotting data and the plotting data is extrapolated to obtain contamination levels.... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation

20150142316 - Nmr logging interpretation of solid invasion: A method for estimating an effect on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) measurements of an invasion of solid particles into pores of an earth formation penetrated by a borehole includes conveying a carrier through the borehole and performing an NMR measurement on a volume of interest in the formation to provide... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated

20150142319 - Hydrocarbon well performance monitoring system: A system and method for real-time data acquisition and presentation of force, position, load, pressures, and movement within a subterranean well pumping system, such as an oil well. Data is gathered using sensors attached to a surface level pump drive and wellhead system. Well structural data and well production data... Agent:

20150142318 - Wellbore pipe trip guidance and statistical information processing method: A method for optimizing wellbore pipe tripping operation includes entering into a computer parameters related to a maximum safe pipe movement speed within the wellbore along at least one selected depth interval along the wellbore. A maximum safe pipe movement speed is calculated. An actual pipe movement speed is measured... Agent:

20150142320 - Measurement transformation apparatus, methods, and systems: In some embodiments, an apparatus and a system, as well as a method and an article, may operate to receive electromagnetic measurement data characterizing a formation from at least one transmitter-receiver pair. Further activity includes transforming the electromagnetic measurement data into transformed measurement data by computing a wavelet transform over... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

20150142321 - Flow rate from displacement unit piston position: A method to detect flow rate from a displacement unit entailing locating the displacement unit in a fluid path, monitoring a piston position in the displacement unit for a stroke direction change, starting a timer upon a stroke direction change, monitoring at least one check valve position for an alteration... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation

20150142322 - Vibration information gathering method and vibration information gathering apparatus: A vibration information gathering method includes: gathering output data about information of a vibration of a structure; and selecting at least one of an average value, a maximum value and a minimum value from the output data that is gathered.... Agent:

20150142328 - Calculation method for interchromosomal translocation position: The present invention relates to a method for calculating inter-chromosomal translocation position by using sequence read data generated through a next generation sequencing (NGS) apparatus. According to the present invention, the inter-chromosomal translocation position is determined more precisely and efficiently in base units.... Agent:

20150142330 - Dynamic personalized cancer treatment: An approach to personalized cancer treatment uses a selection of a sequence of treatments, which are selected, for example, using a global optimization and/or decision tree approach. For each selected treatment in the sequence, data characterizing expected growth and transition between different cell states (e.g., different phenotypes) is used to... Agent:

20150142332 - Health care system and method using stress index acquired from heart rate variation: A health care system and method using human body indexes acquired from human body information are disclosed. The present health care method includes receiving human body information, calculating a human body index based on the received human body information, generating a health care program based on the calculated human body... Agent:

20150142324 - Healthbeat of plants: Health of plants depends on amount and quality of minerals in soil, sunlight, water moisture in soil etc. A novel technique is applied and results found to be very accurate. Months of various experimentations posed no harm to the sample plants of different species. An electronic system is successfully designed... Agent:

20150142323 - Method and system for determining an amplification quality metric: According to one exemplary embodiment, a method for providing a amplification quality metric to a user is provided. The method includes receiving amplification data from an amplification of a sample to generate an amplification curve. The amplification curve includes an exponential region and a transition region. The method further includes... Agent:

20150142329 - Method and system for exercise monitoring: A portable data processing system includes a memory system, a processing system and a reception system for receiving data from acceleration sensors indicating test subject's acceleration in three orthogonal directions plus orientation of the acceleration sensors. The memory system includes routines for 1) determining instantaneous vertical, longitudinal and lateral accelerations... Agent: Rlab Ab Oy

20150142333 - Method for analyzing biological specimens by spectral imaging: A method for analyzing biological specimens by spectral imaging to provide a medical diagnosis includes obtaining spectral and visual images of biological specimens and registering the images to detect cell abnormalities, pre-cancerous cells, and cancerous cells. This method eliminates the bias and unreliability of diagnoses that is inherent in standard... Agent:

20150142327 - Method for improving the accuracy of chemical identification in a recognition-tunneling junction: A method to identify a chemical target trapped in a tunnel junction with a high probability of a correct assignment based on, a single read of the tunnel current signal. The method recognizes and rejects background signals produced in the absence of target molecules, and do so accurately without rejecting... Agent:

20150142325 - Method, system and apparatus for setting insulin dosages for diabetics: A more accurate method of determining a Carbohydrate to Insulin Ratio for an individual diabetic is provided. The individual, who has been using or has been given a prior suggested dosage of rapid-acting insulin to be taken prior to meals, first plans a benchmark meal (“the Meal”) and precisely counts... Agent:

20150142331 - Methods and devices for assessing risk of female infertility: The invention generally relates to methods and devices for assessing risk of female infertility. In certain aspects, methods of the invention involve obtaining a sample, conducting an assay on at least one infertility-associated biomarker, and assessing risk to the patient of developing early-onset decrease in fertility based upon results of... Agent:

20150142326 - Systems and methods for identifying thermodynamically relevant polymer conformations: Systems, methods and non-transitory computer readable media identify favored polymer conformations. One or more residues are identified and may be replaced in the polymer, or the original primary sequence of the polymer may be retained. The conformations of residues in a subset of residues in a region of the identified... Agent:

20150142334 - System, method and computer-accessible medium for genetic base calling and mapping: RNA sequencing techniques provide rapid base-calling and resequencing for improved bio-informatics. Exemplary embodiments of computer-implemented systems and methods can be provided, as applied to RNA sequence interpretation, enumeration and classification, etc., by defining a map of the transcripts encoded in a genome, and measuring their relative abundances... Agent:

20150142335 - Systems and methods for determining the quantity of a combustion product in a vehicle exhaust: Exhaust after treatment systems for internal combustion engine powered vehicles are provided. One system includes logic in the form of one or more routines implemented by one or more of the system's components for determining the quantity of NO2 present in the exhaust that exits an oxidation catalyst, such as... Agent: Paccar Inc

20150142336 - Predicting the influence of mineral additions on reaction and property development in cementitious mixtures: A mechanical property of a cementitious mixture is predicted by: (1) receiving user input characterizing a mixture of a cement and a mineral addition, the user input corresponding to at least one of: (a) a size characteristic of the cement; (b) a size characteristic of the mineral addition; and (c)... Agent:

20150142337 - Integrity of a civil structure: This disclosure relates to the integrity of a civil structure, and in particular the assessment of the integrity of one or more joints of a civil structure. Two or more sensors (200a) and (200b) are provided on different substructures (102) and (106) that form the structural joint (112), wherein each... Agent:

20150142340 - Device and system for predicting failures of actuated valves: The invention relates to a system for determining a potential future failure of an actuated valve controlling fluid flow in a line by causing an angular change between two states of a stem of said valve, which comprises: (a) a sensor for, upon receipt a control command at said actuator,... Agent:

20150142339 - Elevator balance coefficient detection method and device: An elevator balance coefficient detection method includes the following steps: (1) connecting an electrical energy detection device to a power line of an elevator driving motor, and connecting a speed detection device to a mechanical transmission member of an elevator car; (2) measuring and recording in real time the car... Agent: Tianjin Haoya Technology Development Co., Ltd.

20150142338 - Fault detection method: With a precondition that intake temperature on an entry side of an intercooler 6, ambient temperature, EGR gas temperature on an entry side of an EGR cooler 14 and cooling water temperature into the EGR cooler 14 are determined to be normally detected, fault in an intake system is identified... Agent: Hino Motors, Ltd.

20150142341 - Dynamometer system: Provided is a test system capable of stable torque control. A test system is provided with: an excitation torque command calculation unit which calculates an excitation torque command value; a shaft torque command calculation unit which defines a value obtained by adding up a base torque command value and the... Agent:

20150142342 - Method and device for sensing isotropic stress and providing a compensation for the piezo-hall effect: A method determines isotropic stress by means of a Hall element which includes a plate-shaped area made of a doped semiconductor material and comprises four contacts contacting the plate-shaped area and forming corners of a quadrangle, two neighboring corners of the quadrangle defining an edge thereof. At least one van... Agent:

20150142343 - Thermal age tracking system and method: Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for tracking the thermal age of a self-regulating heating cable. Over a time period, current and voltage data for a cable signal are collected, from which spectral information is extracted. The spectral information has a frequency component and an amplitude component. The... Agent:

20150142344 - Method and apparatus for measuring partial discharge charge value in frequency domain: The charge value of a partial discharge pulse in an electrical cable is provided by analyzing the frequency spectrum of the propagated pulse in a spectrum analyzer 21 to generate sets of spectrum signals, each including a magnitude and a frequency of a component of the pulse. A laptop computer... Agent: Utilx Corporation

20150142345 - Status monitoring systems and methods for uninterruptible power supplies: A power supply system for use in a communications system comprises a power supply, a cable interface module, and a processor. The power supply is connected to a local supply, a utility supply, and the communications system. The cable interface module detects an FBC signal associated with the communications system.... Agent:

20150142346 - Early power failure detection circuit: Early power failure (EPF) detection circuit applies a rectified, unfiltered periodic waveform, at the frequency of the mains supply voltage to a threshold detector. During each cycle of the periodic waveform, the threshold detector produces a pulse voltage having a leading edge when the periodic waveform begins to exceed a... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20150142347 - Solar energy disaggregation techniques for whole-house energy consumption data: Systems and methods of the present invention are directed to disaggregating the contribution of solar panels from a whole house energy profile. Methods of disaggregating energy produced by solar panels from low frequency whole-house energy consumption data for a specific house, may include steps of: predicting solar energy generation for... Agent:

20150142349 - Method for determining a state of energy of an electrochemical accumulator, device, medium, and computer program: The method for estimating a final state of energy SOEf of an electrochemical accumulator is carried out from a set of quadruplets of values relating to operating points of the electrochemical accumulator including power (P), temperature (T), state of energy (SOE) and remaining energy (En). Said method implementing at least... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20150142348 - Power calculating method adapted to wireless power system: A power calculating method, adapted to a wireless power system, includes the following steps: first, multi-sampling input or output current of a regulator in the power receiving end, and performing root-men-square calculation accordingly to derive a current RMS value; second, multi-sampling input or output voltage of the regulator, and performing... Agent: Richtek Technology Corp

20150142350 - Method and device for estimating power consumption: A method and device for polling a device such as a multifunction printing device. For example, the method includes sending a first polling request to a device to be polled after an elapsed first period of time, receiving a first polling response from the polled device, determining a mode the... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20150142352 - Method for determining a state of energy on the basis of data originating from the processing method: m

20150142351 - System and method of battery life estimation: A device which includes a plurality of substantially identical batteries coupled via switching circuits to a power bus. Control circuits coupled to the batteries and the switching circuits to provide electrical energy to the bus from each of the batteries during a sequence of predetermined time intervals wherein one of... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20150142354 - Electric power calculation system, electric cabinet comprising one such system, associated transformer substation and calculation method: d

20150142353 - Monitoring a linear variable differential transformer sensor: A method for monitoring an LVDT sensor including two secondary circuits, the method including: calculating the difference between voltages at terminals of one of the secondary circuits at a given instant and at a previous instant; calculating the difference between voltages at terminals of the other one of the secondary... Agent: Snecma

20150142355 - Apparatus, method and computer program for sensing: A method, apparatus and computer program wherein the method comprises: providing a first input signal to a sensor; measuring a first output signal provided from the sensor in response to the first input signal and calculating capacitance of the sensor from the first measured output signal; providing a second input... Agent:

20150142356 - Hall effect measurement instrument with temperature compensation: Disclosed is a Hall Effect instrument with the capability of compensating for temperature drift consistently, accurately and in real time of operation. The instrument embodies a four-point ohmmeter circuit measuring Hall Effect sensor resistance and tracking the effect of temperature on the Hall Effect sensor. The instrument takes into account... Agent: Olympus Scientifics Solutions Americas Inc.

20150142357 - Analysis device, analysis method, and program: A switcher transmits, to an extractor/signal determiner, a converted current signal generated by a current-voltage converter when a converted current signal determiner determines that the converted current signal is generated by transmission of a current signal over a communication line, in the meantime, performs a switch-over so as not to... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20150142358 - Rapid interrogation method for elastic wave resonant devices: A method for interrogating an elastic wave device includes probing the response of a piezoelectric resonant device at a single frequency alternately on either side of a previously determined first resonance frequency, to characterize this resonance frequency characteristic of the measured physical quantity, by correlating this single measurement with a... Agent:

20150142359 - Luminaire associate status transponder: Monitoring street lighting infrastructure using special signaling devices and techniques for locating key components of the infrastructure and assessing their status. The integrity of common powerline connections may also be assessed.... Agent:

20150142360 - Metrological apparatus and a method of determining a surface characteristic or characteristics: A metrological apparatus includes an optical measurement system (1) such as a coherence scanning interferometer operable to obtain measurement data representative of a surface of a workpiece and a rotation device (15) to effect relative rotation between the optical measurement system and the workpiece about a measurement axis to enable... Agent:

20150142361 - High dynamic range detector correction algorithm: Systems and methods are provided to perform dead time correction. An observed ion count rate is obtained using a non-paralyzable detection system of a mass spectrometer. The detection system includes an ion detector, a comparator/discriminator, a mono-stable circuit and a counter. The non-paralyzable detection system exhibits dead time extension at... Agent:

20150142362 - Determination of gyroscopic based rotation: A gyroscopic rotational monitoring system may be utilized for monitoring one or more properties of rotatable container or vessel, and/or one or more properties of a displaceable material contained in the rotatable vessels. An exemplary aspect relates to the use of a gyroscope and periodicity sensor (e.g., accelerometer) to determine... Agent:

20150142363 - Model-based noise suppression for level indicators: A model is based on noise-suppression technique in level indicators that uses mutually independent mathematical models, the quality of each of which models is calculated by comparing with measured values. The models are then weighted and combined, or a single model is selected, in order to calculate the level at... Agent:

20150142364 - Spectrometer reference calibration: Aspects of spectrometer reference calibration are described. In one embodiment, a diagnostic measurement for evaluation of an aspect of calibration in spectroscopy is performed. A result of the diagnostic measurement is analyzed to determine a deviation from an expected result. Based on the analysis, a correction algorithm may be applied... Agent:

20150142365 - Automatic test system and method: System and method of dividing a window according to trail are provided. The system and the method record the moving trail of an indicating signal and then divide the window according to the moving trail into two independent blocks to display the file separately. By completing the procedures, the system... Agent: Iinventec Corporation

20150142366 - Information processor system for monitoring a complex system: An information processor system for monitoring a complex system and including a mechanism receiving at least one piece of event detection information associated with a detection time and a mechanism generating at least one remanent confidence level value that decreases over time starting from the detection time.... Agent: Snecma

20150142367 - Techniques for use with test qualification protocols: Described are techniques for performing qualification protocol testing. A qualification entity category is selected indicating a category of an entity for which a qualification test protocol is generated. One or more qualification tests are selected and included in the qualification test protocol. Test information is specified for the one or... Agent: Waters Technologies Corporation

20150142368 - Method for determining mechanical heat-up lag (mhl) of a building from the building's natural thermal lag (ntl): The invention provides an improved method for determining the mechanical heat-up lag of a building. The time lag for the heating system to reach its set point, which is referred to as the Mechanical Heat-up Lag (MHL) is dependent on the natural thermal lag (NTL) of a building. The invention... Agent:

20150142369 - Prediction of california bearing ratio of subbase layer using multiple linear regression model: A method for predicting the California Bearing Ratio of a pavement subbase layer, wherein samples are collected from different regions of the subbase layer, the samples are tested to determine at least moisture content and density. Each sample is prepared at optimum moisture content and at different densities and tested... Agent: Umm Al-qura University

20150142371 - Recognition device of foot action and recognition method of foot action: A recognition device of a foot action includes a sensing module, a processing module, and a display module. The sensing module senses the foot action to generate at least one sensing signal corresponding to the foot action, and a form of the sensing signal is a waveform. The processing module... Agent:

20150142370 - Tracker and operation process thereof: The present invention provides a tracker and the operation process thereof. In one aspect, the tracker, designed for positioning on a part below a user's knee, provided in the present invention is able to switch between modes such as walking mode, cycling mode, swimming mode, sleeping mode, and other modes... Agent:

20150142373 - Method and system for inspecting a zone: A method is provided for inspecting a zone, termed the zone of interest, whose characteristics are known at least partially, to detect at least one element included in the zone of interest, the method including: a first detection providing, through a time reversal method, a first signal relating to the... Agent:

20150142375 - Motion analysis method and motion analysis apparatus: A motion analysis apparatus specifies a movement of at least one of a subject and a sporting gear operated by the subject to be used as an indicator of supplementary information for motion analysis of the sporting gear, and the movement is detected using an output from an inertial sensor.... Agent:

20150142374 - Motion analyzing method and motion analyzing apparatus: A motion analyzing method includes: acquiring location information of at least one of a sporting tool and a subject in swing motion based on an inertial force generated by the swing motion in time series; acquiring analysis information of the swing motion based on the inertial force; acquiring a time... Agent:

20150142372 - Prosthetic placement tool and associated methods: A method for estimating an orientation for placement of a prosthetic implant comprises receiving information indicative of a first virtual axis established between estimated positions of two anatomic landmarks in the anatomical area of interest. The method also comprises calculating an orientation of a first virtual plane, the first virtual... Agent: Polaris Surgical, LLC

20150142377 - Encoder system, signal processing method, and transmission signal generation and output device: An encoder system includes a signal processing circuit including: (1) a first position data detection circuit that detects first position data representing positional displacement in rotation of an input shaft through first predetermined signal processing based on a first detection signal input from a first absolute position encoder; (2) a... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20150142376 - Perpendicular gradiometric angle sensors, systems and methods: Embodiments relate to magnetic field sensors, such as gradiometric magnetic field angle sensors with generally on-axis arrangements of sensor elements relative to a rotation axis of a magnet. In one embodiment, an angle sensor is arranged on-axis with respect to the rotation axis of a magnet that generates a magnetic... Agent:

20150142378 - 3-d scanning and positioning interface: A system and a method for providing an indication about positioning unreliability are described. The system comprises a scanner for scanning a surface geometry of an object and accumulating 3D points for each frame using shape-based positioning; a pose estimator for estimating an estimated pose for the scanner using the... Agent: Creaform Inc.

20150142379 - Method and apparatus for forcing the measurements of the angles of a triangle: A system, method and device for forcing the measurement of a triangle. The method includes computing angles A B C, BAC and ACB for a triangle ABC, determining the measurement of at least one of angles ABC, BAC and ACB in degrees, nudging the angles to ensure that measurements are... Agent:

20150142380 - Systems and methods for evaluating environmental aspects of shipping systems: According to various embodiments, package evaluation systems and methods are provided for evaluating the sustainability of packaging used in the shipment of goods. In particular, the package evaluation systems and methods are configured for performing package evaluations and managing and providing access to data resulting from package evaluations. The package... Agent:

20150142381 - Computer assisted ergonomic workstation designs and methods: Aspects of this invention include new measures of hip—torso posture and strength of the legs. These new measures are made using new tools. Measurement of hip-torso posture can be made using simple tools. One such tool can be applied to the hips, and indicates relative angle of the spine. Photographic... Agent:

20150142382 - Correction parameter calculation device, system, correction parameter calculation method, and computer program: Even if the propagation time interval of a sync signal is not constant, an accurate correction parameter is calculated, so that a corrected time point synchronized with a main clock device is obtained. A main transmission time point storage part stores respective main transmission time points at which a main... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20150142383 - Radiation detector device and method: A radiation detector device is described comprising a detection module, a processing module, and a display module, wherein the detection module includes a detector adapted to detect incident radiation in spectroscopically resolved manner in plural separate energy bands; the processing module is adapted to process the spectroscopically resolved data numerically... Agent: Kromek Limited

20150142384 - Discriminative hidden kalman filters for classification of streaming sensor data in condition monitoring: A method for monitoring a condition of a system or process includes acquiring sensor data from a plurality of sensors disposed within the system (S41 and S44). The acquired sensor data is streamed in real-time to a computer system (S42 and S44). A discriminative framework is applied to the streaming... Agent:

20150142385 - Determination method, determination apparatus, and recording medium: A determination method includes obtaining, from a computer, history information of change time points indicating times at which processing for making a change to a program is executed; determining a predetermined time interval indicating an interval of the change time points; determining a first time period later than a latest... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20150142386 - Function monitor: A function monitor for a system, such as an advanced driver assistance system, comprising a first function monitor element and a second function monitor element, said first function monitor element configured to receive and collate sensor data from a plurality of sensors associated with the system and send a function... Agent:

20150142387 - Device, method and system for logging smoking data: A system, a method, a device, and a computer program for detecting, monitoring and logging smoking activity related data. The device can comprise a housing, a power supply located within the housing, an atomizer electrically coupled to the power supply, a liquid solution fluidly coupled to the atomizer, and a... Agent:

20150142388 - Aircraft tire and runway interface friction map consolidation: In various embodiments, a method associating received coefficient of friction data to runway friction estimation map elements. Also, the method may include aggregating the received determined coefficient of friction data into a friction estimation map.... Agent: Goodrich Corporation

20150142389 - Method and system of random-event-based count-rate adaptive normalization for pet detector efficiency: A method and apparatus for generating crystal efficiency correction factors by performing a normalization calibration based on delayed data. The method and apparatus obtain delayed data from a scan of a patient using a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanner, generate a sinogram from the obtained delayed data, determine, using a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20150142390 - Sensor system comprising a fusion filter for common signal processing: A sensor system includes a plurality of sensor elements and a signal processing device. The plurality of sensor elements detect at least in part different primary measurement variables and utilize at least in part different measurement principles. The signal processing device is configured to evaluate the sensor signals of the... Agent:

05/14/2015 > 51 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories.

20150134251 - Method for predicting and mitigating power fluctuations at a photovoltaic power plant due to cloud cover: A method for forecasting reduction in sunlight intensity due to cloud cover at a photovoltaic power plant is described. The method comprises determining characteristics of one or more clouds from sensors surrounding the photovoltaic power plant. The cloud characteristics are used to create a 3D map of the clouds. The... Agent:

20150134250 - Method of analysis of electron density of ionosphere: A method for an ionosonde to analyze the electron density of the ionosphere includes: receiving oblique sounding data in an oblique direction, rather than vertically above the ionosonde in the sky; converting the oblique sounding data into vertical sounding data; calculating the amplitude array based on the vertical sounding data;... Agent:

20150134252 - Predicting the potential for severe weather: Methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, are described for predicting the potential for severe weather. A computing device receives data associated with lightning activity, where the data includes lightning flash data. The computing device identifies cells of lighting activity based upon the lightning flash data and determines a movement... Agent:

20150134253 - Method and apparatus for monitoring a downhole tool: A telemetry system and method configured to communicate a wellbore parameter such as fluid composition, temperature, and pressure. In one embodiment, a plurality of tracers is stored downhole, and each of the tracers represents a different value of the wellbore parameter. After measuring the wellbore parameter, the measured value is... Agent:

20150134254 - Focused array laterolog tool: Various embodiments include apparatus and methods to make resistivity measurements in a borehole using tool having an array of electrodes operable to provide focused currents and measure corresponding voltages to determine resistivity. Tools can be configured with a main electrode having a number of spaced apart electrodes within the main... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

20150134256 - Late time rotation processing of multi-component transient em data for formation dip and azimuth: A system and method to determine a dip angle and an azimuth angle of a formation are described. The system includes a transmitter disposed in a borehole to change a transmitted current to induce a current in an earth formation, and a receiver disposed in the borehole, spaced apart from... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated

20150134255 - Stratigraphic and structural interpretation of deviated and horizontal wellbores: Methods of generating structural models of highly deviated or horizontal wells may be generated from the measurement of true stratigraphic thickness in three dimensions (TST3D). In one aspect, methods may include generating a structural model from one or more deviation surveys of a horizontal well, one or more single channel... Agent:

20150134257 - Automatic wellbore condition indicator and manager: A method for monitoring condition of a wellbore includes initializing a value of at least one parameter having a relationship to likelihood of a drill string becoming stuck in a wellbore (the HCF). During drilling operations, at least one drilling parameter having a determinable relationship to the HCF is measured.... Agent:

20150134258 - Well pressure control event detection and prediction method: A method for identifying and predicting well pressure control events includes pumping fluid into a wellbore and collecting fluid returning from the wellbore. A first parameter related to a rate of flow of fluid pumped into the wellbore is measured. A second parameter related to a rate of flow of... Agent:

20150134259 - Constructing 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 determine basis functions that represent a constructed seismic signal based at least in part on a matching pursuit-based technique. The technique further includes basing the determination of the basis... Agent:

20150134260 - Methods and systems of retrieving seismic data by a data server: Retrieving seismic data by a data server. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods including: retrieving a seismic data slice from a seismic data volume, the datums logically organized in parallel layers, the retrieving by: sending a request for the seismic data slice from a client computer to... Agent: Landmark Graphics Corporation

20150134267 - Automated nucleic acid repeat count calling methods: The present disclosure relates to processes for determining the number of nucleic acid repeats in a DNA fragment comprising a nucleic acid repeat region. One example method may include receiving DNA size and abundance data generated by resolving DNA amplification products. A set of low-pass data may be generated by... Agent:

20150134263 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and recording medium: There is provided an information processing apparatus including: an input unit inputting first vibration information observed from a moving body; a generating unit generating second vibration information based on a periodic function including at least one parameter that models periodic motion of the moving body; and an estimating unit estimating... Agent: Chuo University

20150134265 - Medical device system performance index: A distributed network system and method includes a processing unit configured to manage safety data for a plurality of medical devices, a database software component in communication with the processing unit, and a monitoring software component in communication with the processing unit. The monitoring software component is configured to monitor... Agent:

20150134266 - Method of identifying the molecular basis of the activity of a drug compound, pharmaceutical compositions, and treatment methods: The present invention relates to a method of identifying the molecular basis of a drug compound's activity. The invention further relates to a pharmaceutical composition, a kit for treating psychosis in a subject, and a method for treating psychosis and/or schizophrenia.... Agent: New York University

20150134268 - Portable monitoring devices and methods of operating same: The present inventions, in one aspect, are directed to a portable activity monitoring device comprising a housing having a physical size and shape that is adapted to couple to the user's body, a plurality of sensors (for example, motion sensor and altitude sensor) disposed in the housing. The monitoring device... Agent:

20150134261 - Synchronization of patient motion detection equipment with medical imaging systems: An improved system and method to acquire physiological information about a state of a subject, such as SPECT and PET information. The system generates a predetermine sequence of pulse signals and combines that sequence with a first physiological signal to generate a time-base signal. The time-base signal is than combined... Agent:

20150134264 - Systems and methods for detecting truth utilizing biologic data: Systems and methods for detecting truth utilizing biologic data observed during various time periods occurring prior and subsequent to the presentation of a stimulus to a subject and/or prior and subsequent to a volitional action performed by the subject in response to the stimulus. A method for creating a truth... Agent:

20150134262 - Systems and methods for storing, processing and utilizing proprietary genetic information: A method of genetic testing utilizing a system of servers, databases, computers, software applications, or any other computing module. The computing modules allow for creation of a genetic test script and the analysis of genetic information based on the genetic test script. The system can also account for the use... Agent: Yougene Corp.

20150134269 - Texture analysis of a coated surface using kepler's planetary motion laws: A method that includes obtaining, using a processor, reflectance data from a target coating and calculating, using the processor, virtual color response data using one of at least one Kepler's laws of planetary motion equation and at least one derivation of at least one Kepler's laws of planetary motion equation.... Agent:

20150134270 - Systems and methods for improved accuracy: Systems and methods for determining turbine engine system stability encompass measuring or otherwise determining values of performance parameters, storing a data set of such values in memory, generating a stability indicator, and displaying the stability indicator on an operator interface. The stability indicator is generated by a processor operating in... Agent:

20150134271 - Life expiration predicting method, life expiration predicting apparatus, life expiration predicting system, life expiration calculating apparatus, and rotary machine: A vibration waveform output by a gyro sensor set in a main pump is received. The vibration waveform is subjected to a frequency analysis and a frequency spectrum is calculated. A feature value is calculated from the frequency spectrum. Life expiration of the main pump is determined using the feature... Agent:

20150134272 - Wind turbine and method for evaluating health state of blade thereof: A wind turbine including a plurality of blades, a micro inertial measurement unit installed on each blade and configured to sense a plurality of detection parameter signals at corresponding installation positions, and a monitoring system configured to monitor an operating state of the blades. The monitoring system includes a signal... Agent:

20150134273 - Visualization of references during induction thermography: Non-destructive material examination of a test part by scanning induction thermography improves upon the quality of a manual measurement by an inspecting person. Recorded infrared images undergo evaluation and references corresponding to the evaluation are projected onto the test piece for an inspecting person.... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20150134274 - Novel systems and methods for non-destructive inspection of airplanes: A method for managing an airplane fleet is described. The method includes: (i) developing a gold body database for an airplane model for each non-destructive inspection system implemented to detect defects; (ii) inspecting, over a period of time, a plurality of candidate airplanes of the airplane model, using different types... Agent:

20150134276 - Method for identifying obstructions in pipeline networks for transporting fluids: It is described a method for detecting and identifying obstructions in a pipeline network for transporting fluids, wherein the network is composed of a plurality of pipeline sections (P) and a plurality of junctions (N). The method comprising the following phases: acquiring the geometrical data of a predefined number of... Agent: Eni S.p.a.

20150134275 - Steam flow rate metering device and metering method therefor: Provided are a steam flow metering device and a metering method therefor. The device mainly comprises a mono-energetic gamma sensor (5), a Venturi-type flowmeter (6), a temperature transmitter (2), a pressure transmitter (3), a pipe connection section at the steam-inlet (1), and a pipe connection section at the steam-outlet (7),... Agent:

20150134277 - Method for checking the gas tightness of a fuel cell system: A method checks the gas tightness of a fuel cell system which has a fuel cell and a container for storing hydrogen gas. The container is connected to the fuel cell via a line along which a pressure sensor is arranged to measure a pressure of hydrogen gas flowing to... Agent: Audi Ag

20150134278 - Measurement device for detecting material level and temperature: A measurement device for detecting a material level and a temperature has a cable, a level sensing module, a thermal sensing module, a processing module, and a power module. The measurement device detects difference of currents between an electrode of the cable and the earth, and calculates a material level... Agent: Finetek Co., Ltd.

20150134279 - Estimating operation state of individual load: The disclosure is related to a method for estimating an operation state of each individual load in a target electric power consumer. The method may include obtaining an operation state table of a target electric power consumer upon generation of a predetermined event, collecting predetermined electricity parameter values in response... Agent:

20150134280 - Scalable and web-based dr platform for communication of a dr signal using a network server: A scalable and web-based demand response platform for optimization and management of Demand response resources are provided. The optimization and management are achieved by using a server, a program design module, a customer portal module, a forecasting optimization module, an event management module, an application programming interface, an analytics module... Agent: Autogrid Inc.

20150134281 - Transformer connection phase determination device, method, and program: A transformer connection phase determination device includes a processor that executes a procedure. The procedure includes: computing respective correlation values representing a correlation between current corresponding to power consumed by at least one consumer connected to a transformer connected to one phase corresponding to a combination of two of a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20150134282 - Battery residual capacitance calculation device and battery residual capacitance calculation method: A residual capacity calculation apparatus for a battery includes: a current detection device to detect a charge/discharge current of the battery; a voltage detection device to detect a terminal voltage of the battery; a first residual capacity calculation unit to calculate a first residual capacity based on an integrated value... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20150134283 - Battery system and method of determining polarization of secondary battery: A concentration distribution in an active material of a battery unit is calculated by using a diffusion equation, and a first polarization elimination time taken for the concentration distribution in the active material to fall within an allowable range is calculated assuming that charge and discharge of the battery unit... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20150134284 - Method for determining the angular offset between the rotor and the stator of an electrical machine of a motor vehicle: The invention relates to a method for determining the angular offset between the rotor and the stator of an electrical machine for driving a motor vehicle, the rotor being supplied with a rotor-energizing current and voltage, the stator being supplied over three phases with stator-phase currents and voltages, wherein the... Agent: Renault S.a.s.

20150134285 - Devices and methods for collection of data: Devices and methods for remotely collecting data for the assessment of value and/or like, kind, and quality are provided, including a mobile device equipped with an application configured to enable collection of data; the data acquired using the device are received by a service provider; and following the assessment transmitting... Agent:

20150134286 - Method for quantification of process non-uniformity using model-based metrology: Embodiments of the present invention provide an improved method and system for assessing non-uniformity of features in the measurement area (within the beam spot) on a semiconductor structure, (e.g. wafer), such as a non-uniform film thickness. The scattering from non-uniform features is modeled. Post-processing the residual of theoretical and collected... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150134288 - Decomposition of near-field reflections: Systems and methods for decomposition of near-field reflections are presented. In an embodiment, a method may include identifying data associated with a reference signal in a reflection-based imaging device. The method may also include identifying shifted and scaled versions of the reference signal in reflection data gathered by the reflection-based... Agent: Uti Limited Partnership

20150134287 - Method and apparatus for improving differential direct current (dc) measurement accuracy: A method of error correction in automated test equipment (ATE) is presented. The method comprises calibrating the ATE using a calibration board, wherein the calibration board comprises a reference voltage. The calibrating comprises: (a) measuring the reference voltage using a reference channel and each of a plurality of channels in... Agent: Advantest (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20150134289 - Profiles for streamlining calibration test: A calibrator has profiles for holding locators for items in a tree-like database of smart device that monitors a process. The calibrator is connected to the smart device and obtains tag and other identity information to find the profile for the smart device. When a profile is located, the calibrator... Agent:

20150134290 - Sensor for a measuring point and method for testing a sensor for a measuring point: A two-part sensor composed of a sensor head and a sensor-head counterpart, testing is performed as to whether a correct sensor head is connected with the sensor-head counterpart.... Agent: Endress + Hauser Conducta Gesellschaft Fur Mess - Und Regeltechnik Mbh + Co. Kg

20150134291 - Methods and systems for testing coupled hybrid dynamic systems: A test system and method for testing a coupled hybrid dynamic system in simulated motion along a path (242) includes a physical test rig (206) configured to test a physical component (208). A processor (30) is configured with modeled test data (218), a first virtual model portion and a second... Agent:

20150134292 - Heat energy sensing and analysis for welding processes: A series of time-sequenced heat energy data arrays or data stream sets of a weld process region are processed by a weld data array or data stream processing system to produce a heat energy data set output that is related to weld process region features or weld process region heat... Agent:

20150134294 - Attitude calculation apparatus and attitude calculation method: An attitude calculation apparatus includes a gyro sensor that detects angular velocity in a first coordinate system for an inertial coordinate system, of a living body or a moving object which moves by using energy of the living body as a power source, an attitude change calculation unit that calculates... Agent:

20150134293 - Capsize risk level calculation system: Provided is a capsize risk level calculation system which can calculate a capsize risk level providing an index of the capsize risk on an oscillation of hull without using hull information. This system includes an acceleration sensor detecting a reciprocating motion in an up-down direction of a vessel as an... Agent: Nat'l Univ. Corp. Tokyo Univ. Of Marine Science And Tech.

20150134295 - Csm-based analysis system for collision risk: The present invention relates to a conjunction summary message (CSM)-based analysis system for a collision that includes space debris which moves in space, a user satellite which is operated by a user, a joint space operations center server which receives information collected through a space debris monitoring satellite and radar... Agent: Korea Aerospace Research Institute

20150134296 - Method for determining functional volumes for determining biokinetics: A method for determining functional volumes for the search for kinetics representing the trend of concentration of a radioactive tracer in an area of biological tissue, being applied to spatial components comprises the following steps applied iteratively according to a Markov chain Monte-Carlo scheme: generation of a set K0λ made... Agent:

20150134297 - Physiological input to determine validity of data: Systems and methods for determining validity of physiological data according to an embodiment of the present invention include a patient sensor configured to acquire patient data from a patient, wherein the patient data is physiological; and an environmental sensor configured to acquire environmental data related to validity of the patient... Agent:

20150134298 - System and method for generating forest fire airtanker operations data: A system and method for generating forest fire operations data and storing the operations data for use in modeling. An exemplary system comprises one or more location tracking module linked to each of a plurality of airtankers, each location tracking module operable to generate location data corresponding to tracking the... Agent:

20150134299 - Texture analysis of a coated surface using electrostatics calculations: A method that includes obtaining, using a processor, reflectance data from a target coating and calculating, using the processor, electrostatics data from the reflectance data. The method also includes generating, using the processor, a coating formulation that is the same or substantially similar in appearance to the target coating.... Agent:

20150134300 - Texture analysis of a coated surface using pivot-normalization: A method that includes obtaining, using a processor, reflectance data from a target coating and calculating, using the processor, pivot-normalized reflectance data. The method also includes generating, using the processor, a coating formulation that is the same or substantially similar in appearance to the target coating.... Agent:

05/07/2015 > 41 patent applications in 30 patent subcategories.

20150127260 - Smart sensor unit with memory metal antenna: Systems, method and apparatuses of a building control sensor unit are disclosed. One apparatus includes a building control sensor unit that includes one or more sensors operative to sense an environmental condition of a structure, and a transceiver, wherein the transceiver includes an extended antenna, wherein the extended antenna includes... Agent: Enlighted, Inc.

20150127261 - Automated calibration of a stratigraphic forward modelling (sfm) tool using a neighborhood algorithm with explicit escape clauses: A modified direct search Neighborhood Algorithm (NA), similar to genetic or evolutionary algorithms, is used for automatic calibration of Stratigraphic Forward Models (SFM) to data constraints. The modified NA comprises explicit escape clauses from local minima and admissible solutions, thereby preventing a natural tendency of conventional NAs to converge and... Agent:

20150127262 - Method and apparatus for formation tester data interpretation with diverse flow models: Improved systematic inversion methodology applied to formation testing data interpretation with spherical, radial and/or cylindrical flow models is disclosed. A method of determining a parameter of a formation of interest at a desired location comprises directing a formation tester to the desired location in the formation of interest and obtaining... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

20150127263 - Weather forecasts based on expected location: A computing system is described that can automatically provide weather forecast information to a user based on the user's expected future location. In some embodiments, the methods can include predicting a future location of a user and storing the future location in the memory, fetching weather forecast information associated with... Agent:

20150127264 - Downhole wettability estimate using multi-frequency dielectric measurements: The wettability of a formation may be estimated using a multi-frequency dielectric measurement tool. Multi-frequency dielectric dispersion measurements are made using the multi-frequency dielectric measurement tool on a sample. The bulk density and the total porosity of the sample are also otherwise acquired. The bulk density, matrix permittivity, total porosity,... Agent:

20150127265 - Device for calculating amount of retained physical activity, method for calculating amount of retained physical activity and system for calculating amount of retained physical activity: A physical activity consumption amount calculation unit calculates the consumption amount of physical activity, which is the amount of physical activity consumed by a subject, from biological information acquired by a biological information acquisition unit. A recovery amount calculation unit calculates the amount of recovery, which is the amount of... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20150127266 - Method for assessment of orthodontic treatment: A method for assessment of orthodontic treatment for a patient include: calculating a first feature value according to a facial profile of the patient; calculating a second feature value according to a facial midline of the patient and a mesial surface of one of anterior teeth in an orthodontic quadrant;... Agent:

20150127268 - Methods, systems and devices for activity tracking device data synchronization with computing devices: Methods, devices and system are provided. One method includes capturing activity data associated with activity of a user via a device. The activity data is captured over time, and the activity data is quantifiable by a plurality of metrics. The method includes storing the activity data in storage of the... Agent:

20150127267 - Multiple-marker risk parameters predictive of conversion to diabetes: Methods, systems and circuits evaluate a subject's risk of developing type 2 diabetes using defined mathematical models of short term risk (STR) and longer term risk of progression. The evaluations can stratify risk for patients having the same glucose measurement, particularly those with intermediate or low (normal) fasting plasma glucose... Agent:

20150127269 - Formulation of complex coating mixtures with effect pigments: A computer implemented method. The method includes obtaining, using a processor, reflectance data from a target coating and calculating, using the processor, a reflectance from the data, wherein calculating comprises performing a calculation using a radiative transfer equation. The method also includes generating, using the processor and based on the... Agent:

20150127270 - Laboratory instrument, system and method for instrument-controlled treatment of at least one laboratory sample using at least one consumable: The invention relates to a laboratory instrument, a system and a method for the instrument-controlled treatment of at least one laboratory sample using at least one consumable, by means of which information is obtained automatically as first data during a treatment, wherein the system and/or the laboratory instrument comprises a... Agent:

20150127271 - Liquid sampling device for use with mobile device and methods: A liquid sampling device for use with a mobile device comprises a wired connection for connecting the liquid sampling device to the mobile device, a sample receiving and testing section capable of receiving a liquid sample and conducting electrochemical testing of the liquid sample and a sample testing circuit configured... Agent:

20150127272 - Condition monitoring system: The present invention relates to a measurement device for a rotating system, the measurement device providing a first sensor arranged in the vicinity of a shaft of the rotating system, the first sensor being configured to generate a signal relating to a rotation of the shaft, and a control unit... Agent:

20150127273 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: Provided is an information processing apparatus including a crack leading edge candidate extraction unit configured to extract a crack leading edge candidate after progress of a crack in a structure, an elastic energy release rate calculation unit configured to calculate an elastic energy release rate that indicates an elastic energy... Agent:

20150127274 - Method and apparatus for removal of the double indication of defects in remote eddy current inspection of pipes: o

20150127275 - Flow meter system: The application provides an acoustic flow meter for a fluid conduit. The flow meter has one or more acoustic transmitter and receiver pairs, a holder, an interface unit, and a computer module. The acoustic transmitter and receiver pair measures a flow speed value of a fluid in the fluid conduit.... Agent:

20150127276 - Photovoltaic element evaluation method, measurement system configuration and process for using a measurement system configuration: The invention is related to a photovoltaic element evaluation method, comprising a time-controlled measurement of a current-voltage characteristic of a photovoltaic element, said photovoltaic element being arranged in a measuring circuit for measuring at least an electrical current and/or an electrical voltage of said current-voltage characteristic. The invention relates furthermore... Agent: Tuv Rheinland (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

20150127277 - System and method for assessing power transformers: A system and method for evaluating power transformers is disclosed. The method includes the steps of acquiring data representing one or more parameters of a power transformer, using rules to derive one or more broad physical conditions of the power transformer from the acquired data, and using the broad physical... Agent:

20150127278 - Method and device for ascertaining required charging time: A method and a device are provided for ascertaining the time required to fully charging a battery of the device. The device ascertains the type of power supply being used when charging the device by ascertaining the time required to fully charge the device based on a historical charging speed... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

20150127281 - Battery characteristics learning apparatus: A battery characteristics learning apparatus is provided for calculating learning values of circuit constants of an equivalent circuit of a rechargeable battery. The apparatus includes: (1) means for acquiring values of terminal voltage of the battery sensed by voltage-sensing means and values of current of the battery sensed by current-sensing... Agent:

20150127282 - Battery tester with high precision: The battery tester has a casing having an input device and two detecting wires, a microprocessor, a loading unit and a battery power status detector. The microprocessor builds a strategic decision process therein to determine a discharge time of a battery according to an output current, a preset load having... Agent:

20150127280 - Battery's state of charge estimation apparatus: The battery's state of charge estimation apparatus includes: a charge and discharge current detection unit; a terminal voltage detection unit; an open circuit voltage method state of charge estimation unit for estimating an open circuit voltage of the battery and an open circuit voltage method state of charge; a current... Agent: Keio University

20150127279 - Method for safely and economically operating an electrolyser: A method for determining a safe and economic voltage operating range dependent on current density and/or a specific energy consumption operating range of a cell element of an electrolyser. A method for improving voltage results and/or specific energy consumption results, in which the voltage operating range and/or specific energy consumption... Agent: Thyssenkrupp Electrolysis Gmbh

20150127283 - Analyzer: An analyzer includes a magnetic moment application unit configured to apply a magnetic moment to a particle system defined in a virtual space, a magnetic field calculation unit configured to calculate a magnetic physical quantity related to the particle system including particles, to which the magnetic moment is applied by... Agent:

20150127284 - Sensor data time alignment: Techniques for sensor data time alignment are described. According to one or more embodiments, sensor data from different sensor systems is time-aligned to a reference time base. For instance, reference time values may be propagated to sensor systems to enable the sensor systems to mark sensor data based on the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20150127285 - Speed estimation method, speed estimation device, and portable apparatus: A learning processing unit derives, using learning data in which a characteristic value based on a distribution coordinate of a detected acceleration by an acceleration sensor which configured to be worn on a body of a user is associated with a moving speed of the user, a moving speed relational... Agent:

20150127286 - Wearable device assembly having athletic functionality: A wearable device has a carrier having an aperture. A device has a USB connection and a protrusion wherein the protrusion is received in the aperture to connect the device to a wristband. The device is a USB type device having athletic functionality. The device may further be configured to... Agent:

20150127287 - Determining calibrated measurements of pressure for different sensors: Systems and methods for calibrating individual pressure sensors using mathematical models to compensate for inaccurate measurements of pressure from those pressure sensors are described. Also described are systems and methods for applying those mathematical models to adjust measurements from those pressure sensors during position computations.... Agent:

20150127288 - Systems and methods for auto-calibration of resistive temperature sensors: The invention relates to systems and methods for calibrating and using resistance temperature detectors. In one embodiment, the system includes a calibration circuit comprising a resistance temperature detector in a bridge circuit with at least one potentiometer, and a programmable gain amplifier coupled to the bridge circuit. Embodiments of the... Agent: Canon U.s. Life Sciences, Inc.

20150127291 - Methods and systems for fast auto-calibrated reconstruction with random projection in parallel mri: Methods and systems for fast auto-calibrated reconstruction with random projection in parallel MRI are disclosed. In one embodiment, calibration and reconstruction are accelerated by reducing the number of k-space data channels before calibration. During calibration, a random projection is performed in order to reduce the dimensionality of the calibration equation.... Agent:

20150127290 - Pedometer in a low-power device: Methods and systems for determining a user's steps in portable device include deriving amplitudes from raw sensor data; comparing the amplitudes to an amplitude threshold, and counting a step when one of the amplitudes exceeds the amplitude threshold to obtain a step count; determining a current gait type based on... Agent:

20150127289 - Systems and methods for off-line and on-line sensor calibration: Systems and methods for off-line and on-line sensor calibration are provided. In certain embodiments, a method for calibrating a sensor comprises receiving at least one reference measurement describing a system state for a system; and receiving at least one sensor measurement from the sensor, wherein the at least one sensor... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20150127292 - Device and method for dynamically measuring an enviromental quality factor: A device and apparatus for measuring and monitoring a domestic environment, include a plurality of sensors (SD11-Snm) for measuring local environmental parameters, a remote source (INFO) of data that can be associated to the environmental quality factor, control elements (CX) for controlling the current conditions of the domestic environment being... Agent: Nuvap S.r.l.

20150127293 - Time of death probe and recorder: The present invention is comprised generally of a core body thermometer probe; a means to record temperature data from probe; a timing mechanism; a means to record time data from timing mechanism; a means to correlate recorded time and temperature data; a non-volatile memory unit to store correlated time and... Agent:

20150127294 - System and method for determining a spatial thermal property profile of a sample: A sensing system uses three-omega sensing to determine a spatial profile of thermal property within a sample. The sensing system electrically powers a lossy electrical conductor at different driving frequencies. The different driving frequencies produce different penetration depths within the sample. The sensing system takes multiple measurements of thermal property... Agent:

20150127296 - Method for estimating elevation changes traveled by a user: s

20150127295 - Moving-body-abnormal-nearing detection system and moving-body-abnormal-nearing detection method: There is provided a moving-body-abnormal-nearing detection system capable of determining whether abnormal nearing between moving bodies will occur in a short processing time. A projection matrix calculation means 71 calculates a first projection matrix indicating mapping from a 3D space onto a 2D plane based on period information of a... Agent:

20150127297 - Multiuse optical sensor: One or more electromagnetic radiation sources, such as a light emitting diode, may emit electromagnetic waves into a volume of space. When an object enters the volume of space, the electromagnetic waves may reflect off the object and strike one or more position sensitive detectors after passing through an imaging... Agent: Analog Devices, Inc.

20150127298 - Activity detection and analytics: A method and system for activity detection and analytics are disclosed. The method comprises determining a context and providing the determined context and one or more outputs from at least one sensor to an analytics engine to provide analytics results. The system includes at least one sensor and a processing... Agent: Invensense, Inc.

20150127299 - Methods and systems of proactive monitoring of led lights: Various embodiments of methods and systems of proactive monitoring of LED lights are described herein. An LED light monitoring system may include a specification database of LED lamps and drivers, a usage database that records the usage of LED lamps and drivers, a data acquisition subsystem that obtains the identity... Agent: Lightel Technologies, Inc.

20150127300 - Sensor selection based on context and policy: Embodiments discussed herein enable sensor selection based on context and policy to provide for a variety of different sensor types and configurations, and for detecting a variety of different phenomena. In at least some embodiments, a sensor hub is employed to receive requests for sensor data from various functionalities and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

04/30/2015 > 57 patent applications in 38 patent subcategories.

20150120193 - Weather predicting method, water predicting apparatus, and air utilizing apparatus: A weather predicting method is provided and includes: selecting, from weather information including temperature data and related to times and areas, a weather information related to an area containing a location where an air utilizing apparatus is placed and related to multiple times over a certain period; by solving, with... Agent:

20150120194 - High resolution distributed temperature sensing for downhole monitoring: A method, system and computer-readable medium for obtaining a temperature profile of a wellbore is disclosed. Raw temperature data are obtained from the wellbore using a distributed temperature sensing system. The raw temperature data includes noise. A numerical decomposition is performed on the raw temperature data within a dynamic window... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated

20150120195 - Identifying subsurface material layer: In an approach for identifying subsurface material layers, a computer processor: acquires a well log of a location to be explored, the log comprising data corresponding to multiple geophysical parameters, the data of each parameter comprising measurement values of the parameter at different depths underground; matches a reference data of... Agent:

20150120196 - Method for estimating subsurface properties from geophysical survey data using physics-based inversion: A hydrocarbon exploration method for determining subsurface properties from geophysical survey data. Rock physics trends are identified and for each trend a rock physics model is determined that relates the subsurface property to geophysical properties (103). The uncertainty in the rock physics trends is also estimated (104). A geophysical forward... Agent:

20150120197 - Method of transforming reservoir properties to a seismic attribute for hydrocarbon and lithology identification: Embodiments of a method for transforming petrophysical properties into seismic attributes are disclosed herein. Embodiments of the method utilize an AVO expression which maps lithology to P-wave reflectivity at a particular angle through their λ/μ values (or equivalent elastic properties K/μ and γ). Rocks with different λ/μ will be projected... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

20150120199 - Multiple domain processing for combining reservoir models and seismic data: Method for using a non-stationary, multi-scale domain transformation to combine multiple geophysical data sources, for example seismic data and well log data, into one coherent reservoir model. The seismic data are inverted (71) to obtain one or more geophysical properties which are converted using petrophysical relationships to a subsurface model... Agent:

20150120198 - System and method for analyzing microseismic events using clusters: According to an embodiment, a method for analyzing microseismic events associated with hydraulic fracturing detects a new microseismic event and assigns it to a cluster of other events having similar characteristics. Cluster characteristic(s), e.g., average event(s), average source mechanisms, and/or average locations, are updated and used to characterize a future... Agent: Cgg Services Sa

20150120200 - Two stage seismic velocity model generation: A computer-implemented process includes: performing a first foil waveform inversion on an initial subsurface attribute model using low frequency, known source-signature data and low frequency humming seismic data to generate a first updated subsurface attribute model; and performing a second full waveform inversion on the first updated subsurface attribute model... Agent: Bp Corporation North America Inc.

20150120207 - Cardiac mapping system and method for voltage-based evaluation of electrograms: Systems and methods for evaluating electrograms are described. An example method of evaluating an electrogram such as an atrial and/or ventricular electrogram containing a plurality of data samples each having a voltage includes selecting an activity interval for the electrogram, calculating an energy level for each window of a plurality... Agent:

20150120206 - Constitutional disease pattern determination method and apparatus: Provided is a constitutional disease pattern determination apparatus including a calculator to calculate a first deficiency and excess index and a first cold and heat condition index of a user based on clinical information on the user, and a determiner to determine, based on a first reference table corresponding to... Agent:

20150120201 - Cpr chest compression monitor for infants: Methods and devices for chest compression depth measurement for CPR performed on infants.... Agent: Zoll Medical Corporation

20150120208 - System and method for aligning genome sequence in consideration of accuracy: There are provided a sequence aligning device in consideration of accuracy, and a method thereof. The sequence aligning apparatus of an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a seed extracting unit configured to extract at least one seed that is exactly matched to a reference sequence from a read; a... Agent: Samsung Sds Co., Ltd.

20150120203 - System and method for identifying fatigue sources: A system for identifying fatigue sources includes a processor and at least one computer program residing on the processor. The computer program is stored on a non-transitory computer readable medium having computer executable code embodied thereon. The computer executable code is configured to detect a fatigue level. The computer executable... Agent: Jaybird LLC

20150120205 - System and method for managing stress: A device for managing user stress is provided. The device includes a collection unit that collects stress related information, an analysis unit that determines a stress state, and an expression unit provides a stress related expression to a user. The collection unit may receive feedback from the user, and the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150120202 - System and method for tracking biological age over time based upon heart rate variability: A system and method for tracking biological age over time based upon heart rate variability includes an activity monitoring device configured to measure and transmit one or more biological age parameters, including heart rate variability, to a biological age calculation and display module configured to calculate a biological age factor... Agent: Jaybird LLC

20150120204 - Transcriptome assembly method and system: Provided is a transcriptome assembly method, comprising the following steps of: constructing a sequencing sample transcriptome read into a de Brujin graph; performing filtering and linearization processing on the de Brujin graph, so as to form continuous contigs; obtaining association among the contigs, and filtering association data; performing linearization processing... Agent: Bgi Tech Solutions Co., Ltd.

20150120210 - Method and device for labelling single nucleotide polymorphism sites in genome: Disclosed are a method and a device for labelling single nucleotide polymorphism site in a genome. The above-mentioned method comprises: the single-end RAD sequences from the genomes of two individuals are obtained; the single-end RAD sequences are filtered to remove unqualified sequences; the sequencing depth of the sequences from the... Agent: Bgi Tech Solutions Co., Ltd.

20150120209 - Method, computer-accessible medium, and systems for generating a genome wide haplotype sequence: Methods, computer-accessible medium, and systems for generating a genome wide probe map and/or a genome wide haplotype sequence are provided. In particular, a genome wide probe map can be generated by obtaining a plurality of detectable oligonucleotide probes hybridized to at least one double stranded nucleic acid molecule cleaved with... Agent: New York University

20150120211 - Determining the knock rating of liquid spark-ignition engine fuels: A system and method for determining the octane rating of a fuel from a plurality of measurements at a test engine. The measurements may include a plurality of measurements regarding individual knock events, from which waveform attributes regarding the knock events can be determined and used in the calculation of... Agent:

20150120212 - Method for the investigation of differences in analytical data and an apparatus adapted to perform such a method: A method of investigating differences in data produced by at least one analytical instrument comprising providing a first data set from a first sample in a plurality of data bins; providing a second data set from a second sample in a plurality of data bins; providing a data model of... Agent: Micromass Uk Limited

20150120213 - System and method for identifying and distinguishing materials, method for identifying or distinguishing materials, and measuring device for recording material properties of materials: A system for identifying or distinguishing materials, comprising at least one local apparatus and a central station. Each local apparatus comprises at least one measuring device for recording at least one actual signature for materials each and at least one local computer communicatively connected to the at least one measuring... Agent:

20150120214 - Non-regression method of a tool for designing a monitoring system of an aircraft engine: processing means (9) configured to compare said test output signals with the corresponding reference output signals and said collections of results of test execution with said corresponding collections of results of reference executions in order to test the non-regression of the designing tool.... Agent: Snecma

20150120215 - Non-contact signal propagation property evaluation of synthetic fiber rope: A non-contact evaluation system for evaluating a synthetic rope. The system includes a first transducer, a second transducer, and a processor. The first transducer is located at a first position and configured to convert a first electrical signal into a wave directed toward the synthetic rope under test. The wave... Agent:

20150120216 - Process-induced distortion prediction and feedforward and feedback correction of overlay errors: Systems and methods for prediction and measurement of overlay errors are disclosed. Process-induced overlay errors may be predicted or measured utilizing film force based computational mechanics models. More specifically, information with respect to the distribution of film force is provided to a finite element (FE) model to provide more accurate... Agent:

20150120217 - Method for estimating torque transmission characteristics of dry type clutch: A method for estimating torque transmission characteristics of a dry type clutch may include a data receiving step for receiving information of an estimated point representing torque transmission of the clutch according to an actuator stroke acquired in real time while a vehicle is travelling, a reference points moving step... Agent: Kia Motors Corp.

20150120220 - Detecting ic reliability defects: Methods and systems for detecting reliability defects on a wafer are provided. One method includes acquiring output for a wafer generated by an inspection system. The method also includes determining one or more geometric characteristics of one or more patterned features formed on the wafer based on the output. In... Agent:

20150120219 - Digital compensation for antenna load mismatch: Methods, apparatuses, and systems for using Digital Signal Processing (DSP) to detect, measure, and/or compensate for, antenna load mismatch are described. One method provides a test sweep signal as digital input to a Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) in a transmit path ending with an antenna, and determines a transmit transfer function... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150120218 - Novel method for real time tests and diagnosis of partial discharge sources in high voltage equipment and installations, which are in service or out of service, and physical system for the practical use of the method: A method for detecting events associated with partial discharges (PDs) in high voltage equipment and installations diagnoses insulation conditions in real time by using PD signal noise discrimination by the parallel use of multiprocessors, which are additionally used for the discrimination, in real time, of different PD sources located in... Agent: Universidad Politecnica De Madrid

20150120221 - Method and system for detecting islanding effect in power electrical network topology: In an approach for detecting islanding effect in a power electrical network topology, a computer processor finds, in the power electrical network topology, a point of common coupling between a load and a distributed generation with potential islanding effect as well as a substation supplying power to said point of... Agent:

20150120222 - Practical conservation voltage reduction formulation and method utilizing measurement and/or alarming information from intelligent data gathering and communication technology devices: A process/method is provided, which facilitates achieving and obtaining realistic, accurate voltage observability of end customer service delivery points within the secondary distribution level using the alarming capability of intelligent data gathering and communication technology devices such as, but not necessarily limited to SCADA systems, distribution system RTU or SCADA,... Agent: Open Access Technology International, Inc.

20150120223 - Dynamic online energy forecasting: Examples of dynamic online energy forecasting are provided herein. An energy forecast request is received. An initial energy forecast is calculated in response to the request. One or more of a plurality of energy forecast model instances are selected as candidate forecast model instances. At least one of the candidate... Agent:

20150120224 - Systems and methods for processing data relating to energy usage: Processing of data relating to energy usage. First data relating to energy usage is loaded for analysis by an energy management platform. Second data relating to energy usage is stream processed by the energy management platform. Third data relating to energy usage is batch parallel processed by the energy management... Agent:

20150120225 - Apparatus and method for determining degradation of high-voltage vehicle battery: Provided are an apparatus and method for determining degradation of a high-voltage vehicle battery, and the apparatus for determining degradation of a high-voltage vehicle battery is configured to measure a battery state of health (SOH) according to a preset estimation calculation, thereby minimizing a battery degradation estimation error. According to... Agent: Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.

20150120226 - Battery degradation monitoring system: In a battery degradation monitoring system provided with a battery monitoring unit including a temperature sensor for detecting the ambient temperature of a battery mounted on a vehicle and a clock function unit to compute the state of charge and the degradation rate of the battery as a whole by... Agent: Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20150120227 - Facility selection supporting method and facility selection supporting device: A facility selection supporting device calculates a total current value of consumers located in and after a certain power supply section on the way from a distribution substation to a particular consumer and outputs a recommended distribution facility for the power supply section based on the calculated total current value.... Agent:

20150120228 - Power-system short-circuit capacity monitoring method and system thereof: Synchronous measuring terminals 5 synchronously measure phasor quantity D101 of a voltage/current at respective measurement points 1 and 2. A data-set creating block 91 of a short-circuit capacity monitoring device 7 creates, for each measurement cycle Δt, a data set D102 containing n pieces of data based on the phasor... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20150120230 - Intelligent electronic device with broad-range high accuracy: A method and apparatus provides high-accuracy measurements of an electrical parameter across a broad range of parameter input values. In one embodiment, an intelligent electronic device (IED), e.g., a digital electrical power and energy meter, with a plurality of independently-adjustable gain factors measures a parameter, and calculates and stores calibration... Agent:

20150120229 - Particulate measurement system: A particulate amount determination section of a particulate measurement system corrects a measurement signal or the amount of particulates determined from the measurement signal based on one or a plurality of three operating condition parameters selected from speed of the vehicle, rotational speed of the internal combustion engine and torque... Agent: Ngk Spark Plug Co., Ltd.

20150120231 - Method for function setting of a measuring point and measuring point: A measuring point and method for function setting of a measuring point of process automation technology, wherein the measuring point comprises at least one sensor and a transmitter circuit. The sensor is connected via the transmitter circuit with a superordinated data processing system. The method comprises steps as follows: disconnecting... Agent:

20150120232 - Shape calculation apparatus and method, measurement apparatus, method of manufacturing article, storage medium: A shape calculation apparatus obtains measurement data of a first shape of a first partial region on a surface to be measured, and obtains measurement data of a second shape of a second partial region partially overlapping the first partial region on the surface to be measured. The apparatus determines... Agent:

20150120233 - Panel inspection apparatus and display panel: A panel inspection apparatus and a display panel are provided in the present invention. The panel inspection apparatus includes a data line detecting circuit and a scan line detecting circuit. The data line detecting circuit includes a data line detection switch, a control line of the data line detection switch,... Agent:

20150120234 - Smart handler resource distribution system: A system for concurrently testing multiple semiconductor components includes multiple testers, each including a processor and a memory configured to store and execute control signals for completing testing of one of the semiconductor components, a tester side docking board, and a tester communication port. A handler has multiple test sites,... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

20150120235 - 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:

20150120236 - Portable device for temperature by using a mobile device such as a phone tablet or laptop: The portable infrared ear thermometer accessory combines a body temperature measuring tool with a mobile device to measure, store, and send the body temperature of the user. The portable infrared ear thermometer device attaches to a mobile device, wired or wirelessly, to display the body temperature of the user, which... Agent: Swaive Corporation

20150120237 - Staying state analysis device, staying state analysis system and staying state analysis method: A staying state analysis device measuring a stay frequency of moving objects in a target area and generating a heat map visualizing a state of distribution of the stay frequency includes: a position information sorter sorting pieces of position information of the moving objects according to a degree of possibility... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20150120238 - Monitoring adjustable workstations: According to an aspect of an embodiment, a method of monitoring utilization of an adjustable workstation includes automatically tracking a state of the adjustable workstation over time. The method further includes storing the state of the adjustable workstation over time across multiple selected arrangements of the adjustable workstation.... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20150120239 - Slope calculation device: A slope calculation device basically includes at least one first detection sensor, a speed sensor, a data storage device and a control unit. The at least one first detection sensor detects at least one parameter related to a first energy inputted to a bicycle by a rider of the bicycle.... Agent:

20150120240 - Slope calculation device: A slope calculation device basically includes at least one first detection sensor, a speed sensor, a data storage unit and a control unit. The at least one first detection sensor detects at least one parameter related to a first energy inputted to a bicycle. The speed sensor detects a travel... Agent:

20150120241 - Methods and apparatus for coded time-of-flight camera: In illustrative implementations, a time-of-flight camera robustly measures scene depths, despite multipath interference. The camera emits amplitude modulated light. An FPGA sends at least two electrical signals, the first being to control modulation of radiant power of a light source and the second being a reference signal to control modulation... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20150120242 - Grouping spectral data from polishing substrates: Among other things, a computer-based method is described. The method comprises receiving, by one or more computers, a plurality of measured spectra reflected from a substrate at a plurality of different positions on the substrate. The substrate comprises at least two regions having different structural features. The method also comprises... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.

20150120244 - Method and apparatus for road width estimation: A method, apparatus, and computer program product are disclosed to estimate road widths, irrespective of the presence of curbs or occlusions on the road surface. In the context of a method, a point cloud representing terrain is accessed. In one embodiment, the point cloud may be generated from lidar scanning... Agent: Here Global B.v.

20150120243 - Reducing noise in spectral data from polishing substrates: Among other things, a machine based method comprises representing a plurality of spectra reflected from one or more substrates at a plurality of different positions on the one or more substrates in the form of a first matrix; decomposing, by one or more computers, the first matrix into products of... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.

20150120245 - Generating data manipulation tools using predictive analysis chains: A custom data manipulation tool may be created that allows a user to perform one or more statistical analysis steps with reduced configuration. A statistical analysis process chain is exported as a data manipulation tool that allows a user to later execute the statistical algorithm with minimal inputs. Rather than... Agent:

20150120246 - Apparatus and methods for gathering and using operating data from a lighting product: A system, method, and apparatus for gathering operating information from a lighting product. The lighting product includes an embedded persistent memory unit and processor configured to store data operating parameters in the memory unit. The memory unit may be accessed up through and after end-of-life of the lighting product. The... Agent:

20150120247 - Diagnostic method for an engine-generator set: A diagnostic test is conducted by operating an engine-generator set at a plurality of reduced speeds. At each of those speeds, operating parameters of the engine are sensed and analyzed to detect an unsatisfactory operating condition. For example, such operating parameters may include speed of the engine-generator set, engine oil... Agent:

20150120248 - System and method for diagnosing machine faults: A method for diagnosing machine faults, includes obtaining sensory data from a machine and obtaining a plurality of measured structural features based on the sensory data. The method also includes obtaining a plurality of reference cases corresponding to the sensory data, from a database. The plurality of reference cases include... Agent: General Electric Company

20150120249 - Patient monitor sensor type auto configuration: A method and system that allows various sensor types to be connected to common input ports of a patient monitor. The system includes a data acquisition module that identifies the type of sensor connected to each one of a plurality of input ports. Once the sensor type has been identified,... Agent: General Electric Company

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