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9035730 Magnetic trigger mechanism and associated control method  
A magnetic trigger mechanism is provided. The magnetic trigger mechanism operates in conjunction with a plurality of magnetic sensors. The magnetic trigger mechanism includes: a magnet; a body,...
9019053 Multi-position magnetic rotary switch  
A multi-position rotary switch whose handle is rotatable to a selected position to actuate a circuit for an electrically controlled device utilizing a magnetic sensor to initiate the actuating...
8970373 Large gap door/window, high security, intrusion detectors using magnetometers  
A door, or window detector incorporates a magnet and a magnetometer. Dual loop processing can be provided for real-time signals from the magnetometer, as the magnet moves relative to it, to...
8970332 Electromagnetic connector for electronic device  
An electrical plug and receptacle relying on magnetic force from an electromagnet to maintain contact are disclosed. The plug and receptacle can be used as part of a power adapter for connecting...
8847715 Multi integrated switching device structures  
A permanent magnet is pivotally mounted in a top spacer layer of a switching device and rests on a flex arm created in an underlying flex circuit layer. The underside of the flex arm rests on a...
8736406 Lid lock with magnetic anti-tamper feature  
A latch for a washing machine or other appliance provides two interengaging elements on a lid and housing each having a magnet oriented for mutual repulsion. Proper repulsion of the magnets is...
8729989 Magnetic trigger mechanism and associated control method  
A magnetic trigger mechanism is provided. The magnetic trigger mechanism operates in conjunction with a plurality of magnetic sensors. The magnetic trigger mechanism includes: a magnet; a body,...
8680958 Housing for an electrically powered device  
There is provided a housing comprising an electrically powered device and electrical connecting means. The (electrical connecting means of the) housing fit an interface means of an electrical...
8648720 High security burglar alarm device  
Improved, magnetic high security switch apparatus is provided for use in detecting relative movement between first and second members such as a door frame and door from a close position, wherein...
8624695 Sensor fusion  
Accurate and reliable techniques for determining a current status of an accessory device in relation to an electronic device are described.
8497753 Electromagnetic connector for electronic device  
An electrical plug and receptacle relying on magnetic force from an electromagnet to maintain contact are disclosed. The plug and receptacle can be used as part of a power adapter for connecting...
8486718 Magnetic system  
A magnetic system for biosensors is switchable between attraction force and repulsion force near the sensor surface. The magnetic system includes a magnetic source and a sensor. The sensor...
8446365 Joystick with a sensor device  
A joystick (1) comprising a substantially stationary part (4) and a movable part (3) adapted to be manipulated by an operator. The joystick further comprises a sensor device adapted to detect a...
8400241 Magnetically-triggered proximity switch  
A magnetically-triggered proximity switch includes a cylindrical switch body and a bias member non-movably secured within the switch body. The proximity switch also includes first and second...
8344834 Input apparatus  
The invention provides an input apparatus An input apparatus according to the present invention includes: an operating member, operable to move in at least X and −X directions from a neutral...
8314669 Electromechanical connection system  
An electromechanical connection system having a current supply device connectable to a current source through current supply contacts. The current supply device has with switching magnets on a...
8289115 Sensor fusion  
Accurate and reliable techniques for determining a current status of an accessory device in relation to an electronic device are described.
8279029 Weatherproof switch for indoor and outdoor information clusters and function switches  
A weatherproof switch for use with an information/instrument cluster including a button having a body located adjacent to the information/instrument cluster, the body having a first end and a...
8263884 Tilt switch activated light for use with a vehicle egress  
A tilt switch activated light apparatus suitable for use in connection with an egress of a vehicle, the apparatus including a magnet disposed within a cavity of a housing, where the cavity is...
8264308 Detection of the onset of switch actuation via magnetic field  
A magnet is affixed to a shaft or other pivoting or rotating member of a switch mechanism, on the axis of rotation. The radial position of the resulting magnetic field is monitored. A change in...
8242867 High security balanced magnetic switch  
An embodiment is a magnetic switch assembly generally comprising a switch base coupled to a switch housing. The switch base and switch housing may be coupled to, for example, a door frame or other...
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...
8169333 Motion detector for animals  
A motion detector, in particular suitable for animals, comprising at least one motion element, wherein an element movable within a predetermined area is located, which brings about an electrical...
8154367 Switch and switch device using same  
Regarding a switch used for various controls of a motor vehicle in particular and a switch device using the switch, it becomes possible to simplify the configuration and to perform reliable...
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...
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...
7999644 Switch  
A central magnet of a plurality of magnets arranged to be different in polarities is detected by two hall ICs; therefore, reduction in size can be achieved by reducing the number of the magnets;...
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...
7948378 Tamperproof non-contact switch  
A non-defeatable magnetically actuatable switch device is shown and described for restricting access to industrial controls. The non-contact switch device employs one or more non-contact access...
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...
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...
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...
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...
7782163 Set with a position sensor and an exciter part  
A set is disclosed with a position sensor and an exciter part. The position sensor has three reed contacts which are pointed parallel to one another in a triangle arrangement next to one another,...
7683748 Control element  
The invention is directed to a control element, particularly in a central control unit. A magnet clamping system is integrated into a control element in order to render the function “slider...
7642886 Operating device for an electrical appliance and operating method  
An operating device for an electric hob has an operating element for performing operating functions, which is rotatable and rests in a removable manner on a support. The operating element is...
7602268 Operation input device and electronic equipment employing the same  
An operation input device includes a base, a printed circuit board which has a plurality of pushbutton switches and Hall elements mounted on its upside and which is stacked on and united with the...
7536880 Magnetic lid switch  
A magnetic lid switch assembly includes a first magnetically actuated electrical switch that has a lever arm movable between a first position wherein the first switch is open and a second position...
7504918 Magnetically activated switch  
An apparatus for sensing relative positions of mechanically coupled devices. The apparatus includes a magnetically actuated switch connected to a set of flux conductors to form a switch assembly....
7425128 Rotary actuated reed switch control  
A gas appliance control assembly includes a gas valve and a reed switch operated simultaneously by rotation of a single shaft. The reed switch opens and closes a circuit including an electronic...
7417543 Method and system for monitoring containers to maintain the security thereof  
A method and system for monitoring the integrity of a container specifically adapted for the system and constructed with at least one door. A sensor is secured in the container for detecting...
7385505 Motion detecting system for alarm device  
A motion detecting system is attachable to an object for enabling and disabling an alarm flow of electrical current from a power source for actuating an alarm device. The system has a back plate...
7352174 Non-contact rotary movement sensor provided with independent switch  
It is an object of the present invention to provide a non-contact rotary movement sensor capable of, by making magnetic fields from a plurality of permanent magnets not mutually affected,...
7323959 Trackball device  
A trackball device of the present invention includes an operating ball, multiple rollers which rotate by contacting the ball while it is rotated, multipole permanent magnets which co-rotate with...

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