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8676359 Field device management apparatus and computer program  
A field device management apparatus that includes a device communication unit that provides a connection with a field device; an operation accepting unit that accepts an operation for the field...
8670859 Methods and apparatus for an improved motor control center  
Methods, apparatus, and systems are provided for operating a motor control center. The invention includes determining a hardware configuration of functional modules within a motor control center;...
8666521 Method for operating an automation system  
A method for operating an automation system which executes, as an automation solution, a control program having a plurality of software modules, where the method comprises replacing at least one...
8654377 Data communication device, communication control method, and program  
A data communication device includes: a communication execution unit that executes serial communication of an asynchronous type; a bit variance detection block that detects a variance between bits...
8644966 Apparatus and method for projecting field devices of a technical system  
A device and a method for projecting field devices of a technical system, in particular a power plant system, into a control system of the technical system are provided. The device includes means...
8626453 Blood glucose level information processing apparatus, blood glucose level information processing method and blood glucose level information processing program  
A blood glucose level information processing apparatus, method and program provide blood glucose values and blood glucose value information within a period or range desired by a user without...
8627278 Freehand system and method for creating, editing, and manipulating block diagrams  
A method of integrating freehand user input into a block diagram environment is disclosed. The freehand user input is a user's approximation of a diagram component or feature of a component which...
8577507 System and method for controlling hydronic systems having multiple sources and multiple loads  
A method and system for designing and controlling a hydronic apparatus. The system includes a computing device having a first receiver receiving input data, the input data includes environmental...
8565904 Irrigation controller and system integrating no-watering restrictions and an empirically-derived evapotranspiration local characteristic curve  
A convenient, easy-to-use, water-saving, and labor-saving FROG irrigation controller and system are provided, which determine the appropriate water budget and schedule for the property's...
8560093 Program editing device for programmable controller  
A common library stores therein user function blocks and ready-made protected function blocks. By being manipulated by the user, an editing device links some of function programs stored in the...
8538562 Camera based interactive exercise  
Methods and apparatus for interactively and dynamically undertaking exercise are disclosed which utilize camera means to provide 2D or 3D data relating to locations or movements of exercise...
8538559 Fieldbus system function block enhancements using transducer block  
A process control system for a fieldbus network includes field devices having function blocks. Some distributed control systems access the standard parameters of the function blocks but cannot...
8515564 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Method for operating an automation system
 
A method for operating an automation system which executes, as an automation solution, a control program having a plurality of software modules, where the method comprises replacing at least one...
8509926 Self-diagnostic process control loop for a process plant  
A method of diagnosing an adaptive process control loop includes measuring process control loop signal data, generating a plurality of process control loop parameters from the process loop signal...
8502647 System for controlling user access to a machine tool  
The invention relates to a machine tool 101 comprising a plurality of operation functions and a selection device 113a-113d for selecting one or more operation functions by a user. The machine tool...
8494664 Integrated drive management and configuration using instantiated objects  
A programming tool provides an interface between an industrial controller and a motor drive that allows the logic development tool used to program the industrial controller to be used to configure...
8490006 Scene creation for building automation systems  
A home automation system logs use of automation equipment such as lights, appliances, door and window openings, motion, etc., and suggests home automation scenes based on an analysis of the logs....
8468461 Form-based user-configurable processing plant management system and method  
A computer-implemented system and method for defining the processes in a processing plant are disclosed. In one embodiment, the system uses input forms to allow a user to define the processes,...
8448149 Method for the conversion of ladder diagrams  
A method for converting traditional ladder diagrams for programmable controllers according to model 984, for example, the traditional ladder diagrams being read and executed column by column, into...
8428754 Method, system and apparatus for controlling an electrical device  
A system, method and apparatus for controlling an electrical device are provided. At least one image of at least one moving entity is processed to determine when the moving entity (or entities) is...
8401677 Method for programming a control device  
A method for programming a control device for a machine includes the steps of obtaining a component that is required to program the control device, this component being called up from a data...
8380327 Flexible electronic product having a shape change characteristic and method thereof  
A flexible electronic product includes a flexible electronic assembled body and an actuator including a shape memory member. The actuator of the flexible electronic product deforms in response to...
8346378 Programmable controller  
The value of fixed cycle time is adjusted to an optimum value in a short period of time. In a second operational mode (MON) of a PLC, a series of a plurality of system processes are repeatedly...
8321037 PLC distributed control system  
A station address displayed in a display field W5 coincides with a station address of the PLC to which this personal computer is connected. Further, bit addresses of respective output variables are...
8307168 Integrated memory control apparatus and method thereof  
An integrated memory control apparatus including a first interface decoder, a second interface decoder and an interface controller is provided. Wherein, the first interface decoder is coupled to a...
8307167 Integrated memory control apparatus  
An integrated memory control apparatus including a first interface decoder, a second interface decoder and an interface controller is provided. Wherein, the first interface decoder is coupled to a...
8301271 Smart power management system and method thereof  
The present invention provides a smart power management system, comprising a power management apparatus and at least one electric socket device. The plurality of electric socket devices produce a...
8301273 Method for providing functions in an industrial automation system, control program and industrial automation system  
In order to provide functions in an industrial automation system having control units which are coupled via a communication network, functions of the automation system are made available by...
8301846 Integrated memory control apparatus  
An integrated memory control apparatus including a first interface decoder, a second interface decoder and an interface controller is provided. Wherein, the first interface decoder is coupled to a...
8285807 Method and system for remote industrial factory automation control of a local system  
A computer implemented system comprises a remote industrial factory automation control system tool stored in a non-transitory computer readable media that, when executed by a processor, configures...
8271102 Control of concept zones  
There is provided a method, apparatus and computer program product for controlling parameters of objects in a building control system, the method comprising receiving input from at least one of the...
8255065 Mobile function block for a PLC based distributed control system  
Methods and architectures are described that provide function block mobility between PLCs. Each PLC configured with Mobile Function Blocks (MFBs) may forward and execute MFBs from each other. To...
8250554 Systems and methods for generating and distributing executable procedures for technical desk-side support  
Systems and methods for dynamically generating computer executable technical support procedures, as well as updating/augmenting such executable procedures, by tracking and processing sequences of...
8219216 Method and apparatus for synchronizing configuration changes across multiple components of an industrial control system  
An industrial control system includes an industrial controller and a series of bridge devices logically connected in a cascaded arrangement to facilitate data communication between the industrial...
8219219 Method and system of programming at least one appliance to change state upon the occurrence of a trigger event  
An automation system for programming appliances having programmable controllers, programmable devices and trigger devices that communicate over a communication link. The user programs the...
8195310 Generation of a CNC machine tool control program  
A machine tool program editor is used to insert auxiliary operations e.g. measurement, process control and program logic into a CNC work producing program. The editor has representations of the...
8185220 HMI devices with integrated user-defined behavior  
The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or method that facilitates utilizing a human machine interface (HMI). An interface component can facilitate receipt of data. A human machine...
8185219 Graphic element with multiple visualizations in a process environment  
Smart graphic elements are provided for use as portions or components of one or more graphic displays, which may be executed in a process plant to display information to users about the process...
8135480 Digital indicating controller  
A digital indicating controller outputs data provided by performing control computation of input data and has a communication function with an external apparatus. The digital indicating controller...
8112162 System level function block engine  
A function block engine, a block execution list and a parameter and/or variable storage space being resident in a memory supporting the engine. The function block engine may execute a program...
8068922 Method for operating a block model based field device for a distributed automation system  
In a method for operating a field device working according to the block model for a distributed automation system, which exchanges data via a fieldbus, a first function block application serving...
8041462 System and method for controlling hydronic systems having multiple sources and multiple loads  
A method and system for designing and controlling a hydronic apparatus. In one aspect of the invention, the system includes a computing device having a first receiver that receives input data, in...
8032605 Generation and distribution of motion commands over a distributed network  
A method of causing movement of at least one target device based on at least one of a plurality of motion programs stored on a content server connected to a network. At least one identified...
8032232 Natively retaining project documentation in a controller  
An industrial controller comprises a processing component and a memory that comprises logic code that is executable by the processing component. The memory further comprises documentation...
8019867 System and method for two way communication and controlling a remote apparatus  
A system for controlling a remotely controlled apparatus includes executing, by a remotely controlled apparatus, a program for controlling actions of the remotely controlled apparatus. The system...
8010723 Safety controller with data lock  
The present invention relates to a SPC comprising at least one data processing means for realizing a first data channel 1 and a second data channel 2, and comprising a data transmission means 3...
8000814 User configurable alarms and alarm trending for process control system  
Various graphical displays for plant process operators are provided which combine aspects of alarm priority and alarm age to assist operators in making better choices in responding to alarms. The...
8000815 Method for the supplying and installation of device-specific functionalities and/or data for the field devices of a distributed system  
The invention relates to an arrangement and a method for the directed supplying and installation of device specific functionalities and/or data for field devices that are disposed in a distributed...
7984420 Control systems and methods with composite blocks  
Methods and apparatus for configuring process, environmental, industrial and other control systems generate and/or utilize models representing configurations of control systems and/or the systems...
7962230 System including at least one automation unit  
A system providing control and communication is provided including at least one automation unit being adapted to run an operation program, and an engineering unit being adapted to modify the...
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