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8232854 Target magnet mounting system  
An embodiment is a target magnet mounting system including a magnet housing having first and second sets of spring clip mounting hooks on opposing sides of the housing and first and second spring...
8228145 Integrated magnetic switch assembly for a vehicle starter solenoid and method of forming an integrated magnetic switch assembly  
An integrated magnetic switch assembly includes a winding assembly portion having a housing, and a cover assembly mounted to the housing. The cover assembly includes at least one rivet terminal...
8217741 Magnetically loaded electromechanical switches  
A switching device is provided. An electromechanical switch controls rotation and/or lateral displacement of a core inside a housing with a magnetic field. The core is magnetically aligned by the...
8217742 Dual independent push button rotary knob assembly  
The present invention includes a knob assembly which provides rotational movement and translational travel along an axis of dual and independent rotary knobs. The present invention controls...
8212639 Haptic feedback system and method  
A haptic feedback system includes movable and static portions coupled by one or more magnetic fields that serve to retard movement of the movable portion with respect to the static portion so as...
8207805 Push-button  
The invention relates to a push-button (5) having a housing (10), with which there are associated at least a first actuation member (6) which triggers a haptic control signal and one or more...
8193884 Switching device including a moving ferromagnetic part  
An electrical switching device that can be employed in a sliding button, a rotating button, in a position switch, or an impact sensor. This device includes: a permanent magnet creating a magnetic...
8167375 Furniture seatback tilt recline angle limiter and method  
The invention provides a furniture chair seatback tilt limiter system for adjustably limiting the seatback recline of a chair. The seatback tilt limiter system includes a first gear toothed...
8164405 Low-profile multi-directional key switch structure  
A low-profile multi-directional key switch structure is disclosed, which includes a magnetic element, a key cap for receiving at least a portion of the magnetic element therein, an elastic element...
8148653 Domestic appliance for treating laundered articles, in particular tumble dryer  
A domestic appliance for treating laundered articles including a container for receiving laundered articles, which can be introduced into the container via a loading opening that can be closed by...
8143981 Input device and electronic apparatus using same  
An input device has a housing having an operation hole formed therein, an operation member supported in a slidably moving manner in multi-directions within the operation hole, and at least two...
8138564 Image sensor unit and image sensor apparatus  
An image sensor unit includes a fixed substrate, a movable substrate, an actuate section including an actuator for moving the movable substrate against the fixed substrate, an image sensor having...
8138865 Haptic feedback system and method  
A haptic feedback system includes movable and static portions coupled by one or more magnetic fields that serve to retard movement of the movable portion with respect to the static portion so as...
8138866 Rotary actuator with magnetically generated haptics  
A rotary actuator with a magnetically produced tactile sense is provided, in particular for a motor vehicle. The rotary actuator includes two plane-parallel permanent magnets, with the first...
8134430 Trigger device used in a palmtop computer  
A trigger device includes a retaining frame, a swing arm, a toggle switch, a resilient member and a touch component. An end of the swing arm is connected to the middle of the retaining frame, and...
8134431 Switch, in particular vehicle switch, evaluation unit therefor and associated switch unit  
The invention relates to a switch, in particular a vehicle switch, comprising a switching part which can be coupled to an actuation element, is rotationally mounted about a rotational axis and can...
8120453 Portable light system having a sealed switch  
An improved switch interface is provided that does not rely on direct contact by the user interface element to the switch apparatus. This feature enables the switch to be enclosed within a...
8111119 Reed switch apparatus and method of using same  
A reed switch apparatus utilizes one or more reed switches to communicate with one or more devices. In one configuration, the reed switch apparatus utilizes a single magnetic field to,...
8106733 Switch and recording medium  
A switch has a detection portion that contains a magnetic-field-sensing element and an attraction member. The attraction member generates a magnetically attracting force. The detection portion...
8093976 Vehicle switch  
A vehicle switch has a case, a movable body, a spring, a magnet, a detector, and an operating shaft. The movable body is reciprocably accommodated in the case. The spring pushes the movable body...
8081156 Control element with programmable haptics  
The invention is directed to a control element, particularly for automotive electronics, having programmable haptics. Moments of force or a variation of the friction moments are formed on a...
8022796 Contactless switch  
A contactless switch includes an angularly and/or axially adjustable rotor, by which at least one main magnet is directly or indirectly adjustable. The magnetic field of the at least one main...
7994886 Fault tolerant solid state push button control system with built in diagnostic  
A contactless switch module, which is actuatable between a closed circuit position and an open circuit position, a plurality of magnetic field sensing sensors, and a plurality of magnets. The...
7990241 Encapsulated switches employing mercury substitute and methods of manufacture thereof  
Encapsulated switches are disclosed which substitute non-toxic gallium alloy for mercury. In one embodiment, wetting of the interior surfaces of the housing is prevented by coating the surfaces...
7982563 Dual-actuation-mode control device  
The present invention relates to a control device (1, 1′) of an electrical circuit comprising: a microswitch (2, 2′) comprising a moving element that can be driven by magnetic effect between a...
7978037 Switch device  
A movable contact positioned in a sealed case is moved together with a movable contact spring provided with an armature by a magnetic shunt body which is moved outside the sealed case. The...
7973626 Apparatus for position recognition  
The invention relates to an apparatus for position detection having a magnet and a sensing element which has switched states or parameter values depending on the magnetic field generated by the...
7965160 Magnetic assembly for magnetically actuated control devices  
A magnetically actuated apparatus, which enlarges, extends and makes continuous magnetic fields used by magnetically controlled devices, such as a magnetic reed switch for use in physical security...
7946983 Body-insertable apparatus and power supplying method therefor  
An object of the present invention is to easily start to operate a body-insertable apparatus which is introduced into a subject and executes a predetermined function. In a capsule endoscope 3 of...
7948391 Signaling device for a safety circuit  
A signaling device for a safety circuit has an input part for receiving an external state variable, at least one switching element and a control part. The control part controls the at least one...
7944334 Tamper-resistant alarm switch assembly  
Tamper-resistant alarm switch assemblies (22, 100, 124, 148) are provided which include a first movement-sensing switch (24) and a second tamper-sensing switch assembly (25) including a switchable...
7936242 Magnetically operated electrical switch  
A magnetically operated electrical switch is presented. The electrical switch includes a linear magnet assembly contained within a housing and movable along an axis of the housing, a rod attached...
7932796 Switch device  
A movable contact which is positioned inside a sealing case is moved by a magnetic shunt body which moves outside the sealing case. The movement of the movable contact by the movement of the...
7924124 Electrical switching device comprising magnetic displacement elements for a switching element  
Electrical switching device, especially a high-frequency switching device, with at least one oblong electrical switching element, which is arranged with one contact end between two fixed-contact...
7924125 Stop lamp switch  
A stop lamp switch including: an enclosure; a reed switch disposed in the enclosure; a magnet, disposed in the enclosure, a magnetic field of which opens and closes the contacts of the reed...
7920037 Fault interrupter and load break switch  
A fault interrupter and load break switch includes a trip assembly configured to automatically open a transformer circuit electrically coupled to stationary contacts of the switch upon the...
7915982 Device for detecting the three states of a circuit breaker  
A device for detecting three states, namely ‘on’, ‘off’ and ‘triggered’ of an electric circuit breaker. The device includes a mobile magnetic device, movable between three positions corresponding...
7893800 Vehicle switch  
A vehicle switch includes a magnet mounted to an operating unit accommodated in an external packaging such that the operating unit can move linearly. A magnetic detector is placed so as to receive...
7889187 User interface for controlling a bathroom plumbing fixture  
A plumbing fixture is operated by a user interface that has an enclosure with a faceplate from which a pedestal seamlessly projects outward. An alphanumeric display is visible through the...
7880572 Lever switch  
First rotator (25) and second rotator (29) rotating according to a rocking operation of outer lever (23) are provided. Magnetism of magnets (26) and (30) mounted on these rotators are detected by...
7872202 Inputting device  
An inputting device, used for electronic devices, for example, is disclosed. The inputting device in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes a case, which has a...
7852181 Package or support for an electrical device  
An electrical device has a battery, a load, wiring connecting the battery to the load, and a switch in the wiring closable by a magnetic field to energize the load from the battery. It is enclosed...
7834725 Magnetic activation and deactivation circuit and system  
A circuit (10) comprising a latching device (20) operatively arranged to change from a first output state to a second output state as a function of a magnetic field (40) applied in a first...
7825757 Electronic device with latch  
An electronic device includes a main body and a cover pivotally assembled on the main body, wherein when the cover rotates relative to the main body, the electronic device is automatically powered on.
7820931 Trigger arrangement with feedback response  
A device includes a trigger arrangement activating a function of the device. The trigger arrangement includes a trigger mechanism movable between a first position and a second position. The device...
RE41793 Bracket assembly for mounting a reed switch and associated magnet  
A bracket assembly for mounting a reed switch and associated magnet on an overhead opening door includes first and second interlocking pieces, both of which are stamped from sheet metal that is,...
7800469 Indexing unit and control device comprising such an indexing unit  
The invention relates to a rotatable indexing unit for a manual control member (2), comprising two indexing components (31, 32) one of which is the rotor (32) rotatably secured to said control...
7791506 Configurable networked user interface and switch pack  
A printed circuit board (PCB) has a plurality of switch interfaces on its top surface. Each interface is an array of sensors, such as proximity sensors, hall-effect sensors, or a series of...
7768367 Circular magnetic switch  
A circular magnetic switch comprises a circuit device and a ring. The circuit device is provided with a plurality of magnetic induction elements and the ring is provided with a plurality of...
7765955 Pet door  
A pet door unit allowing entry to and egress from a dwelling of an animal includes a pet door provided with a latch. The pet door is mounted for movement to allow passage of an animal when the...