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8374737 Low visibility landing system and method  
A low visibility landing system is provided for guiding aircraft on landing approaches. The low visibility landing system may aid a pilot during landing in low visibility conditions such that an...
8370722 Apparatus and method for automatic configuration of lighting controllers  
A lighting system controller is provided that is configured to automatically synchronize a lighting controller with a centralized configuration. In a particular example, this automatic...
8355825 Wind farm  
Wind farm, of the kind that comprises a series of wind turbine generators, which consist of a rotor, a generator, a control unit and means of connection to the computing network for the wind farm...
8355805 Systems and methods for activation and deactivation of appliances  
Systems and methods are provided for an appliance system. The system includes an appliance, and a processor connected to the appliance such that the processor places the appliance in one of an...
8352066 Machine tool, operating method for a machine tool and objects associated therewith  
A machine tool with a main positioning device for positioning a main support element in a translational linear direction within a main region of displacement is provided. A main machining device...
8352089 Remotely controlled fluid dispenser  
A network of fluid dispensers is configured such that a Host controller may exchange information with local dispensers, and where local dispensers may exchange information with each other. The...
8323024 System for trouble shooting and controlling signals to and from an aircraft simulator  
A system for controlling signals coming from or going to an aircraft simulator has a first slave circuit and a second slave circuit. The second slave circuit is used to monitor signals coming from...
8317702 Full-field breast ultrasound system and architecture  
A modular, flexible architecture for offering full-field breast ultrasound (FFBU) functionality and general-purpose ultrasound functionality in a single system is described. A conventional,...
8315720 Method for graphically providing continuous change of state directions to a user of a medical robotic system  
Continuous change of state directions are graphically provided on a display screen to assist a user in performing necessary action(s) for transitioning between operating modes in a medical robotic...
8295949 Control system, control method, master device, and control device  
There is provided a control system comprising: a master device that includes: a first transmission section that transmits, to a plurality of slave devices connected thereto through a network, a...
8280532 Remote control system  
Providing a remote control technique capable of realizing the achievement of constraints and the certain following of a target value even with a network in which delay, loss, distortion, or the...
8274377 Information collecting and decision making via tiered information network systems  
Techniques, apparatus and systems for information collecting and decision making based on one or more tiered networks of sensors and communication nodes for security monitoring and warning,...
8263881 Weighing scale that automatically switches between a display mode or a communications mode based on whether communications is established with another scale  
A weighing scale has a display unit for displaying the weight of an object loaded on a platform measured by a weight measurer, a communication unit for transmitting weight data to, or receiving...
8249726 Method and device for accessing a functional module of automation system  
The present invention proposes a method for accessing a functional module (118, 128, 138) of an automation system, wherein the automation system comprises a device in the form of higher-level...
8249741 Control of machine tools comprising a tool magazine and an intermediate storage station  
A method for controlling the loading and unloading of machine tools where the tools from a magazine are first taken over into an intermediate storage station or provision area and from there are...
8224465 Coordinating service performance and application placement management  
Coordinating tasks of performance management and application placement management in a dynamic fashion by: estimating capacity needs for various service classes of service requests; computing...
8224466 Low-cost controller having a dynamically changeable interface  
A controller for dynamic redefinition of a short stack initialization to provide a low cost generic controller. The controller may be built with a network variable interface which has its...
8219217 Variable transmission window constructions  
An electrical control system is disclosed for controlling a plurality of variable transmittance windows. The electrical control system of the present invention comprises a master control circuit...
8214059 Self-addressing control units and modular sign including plurality of self-addressing control units  
A self-addressing control unit system and method for controlling a sequence of or an array of display signs comprising of a remote or master controller and a plurality of control units...
8214060 Building appliance controller with safety feature  
A building appliance controller is disclosed that includes a safety feature. In one illustrative embodiment, the building appliance controller may include a controller and a safety element. In...
8212687 Load side voltage sensing for AMI metrology  
Disclosed are apparatus and methodologies for providing improved functionality of a meter in a 2-way communications arrangement, such as an Advanced Metering System (AMS) or Infrastructure (AMI)....
8209061 Computer-operated landscape irrigation and lighting system  
A multi-zone landscape irrigation and lighting system includes a personal computer equipped with a detachable wireless remote, and a multi-station controller operating a plurality of irrigation...
8204611 Method for reducing quiescent power draw and machine using same  
A machine includes a master electronic control module and at least one secondary electronic control module. A method of operating the machine includes steps of determining whether preconditions...
8194660 System, method, and computer-readable medium for dynamic device discovery for servers binding to multiple masters  
A system, method, and computer readable medium that facilitate broadcast of a device discovery beacon by a dynamic physical device wishing to bind to one or more control systems are provided. If...
8190292 High frequency feedback in telerobotics  
Telerobotic systems with integrated high frequency feedback to enhance users' telerobotic experience are provided. The controller of the telerobotic system is characterized by combining high...
8170722 Method and apparatus for coding and linking electrical appliances for control and status report  
A coding method and apparatus for linking electrical appliances for control and status reporting by arbitrarily appending the appliances remote control protocol with the premise's room/zone code...
8170744 Front electronic equipment system with a LIN-subbus  
A front electronic equipment system includes a load electrical parts provided at a front portion of a vehicle, a front electrical control unit which receives a control signal for controlling the...
8151118 Master-slave security devices  
A computer or other electronic device requiring physical integrity of its components, for example, a pay-per-use computer may use a master security device in communication with a plurality of...
8145815 Data processing system  
In a hierarchical bus structure employing a fixed-priority bus access arbitration scheme, accurate arbitration of bus access requests can be carried out even in situations where priority levels...
8131382 Sample processing apparatus and data processing apparatus  
A sample processing apparatus, comprising: a sample processing unit for processing a sample, wherein the sample processing unit comprises an operating device for processing a sample, a drive...
8131396 Numerical control apparatus and numerical control system  
A first NC apparatus includes a virtual-axis setting unit that sets a predetermined axis coupled to a second NC apparatus as an axis controlled by itself. The second NC apparatus includes an...
8116914 Wind turbine and operating method thereof  
A pitch controller, uninterruptible power supply, and rotational speed detector are disposed in the rotor in a wind turbine. When a slip ring failure or wire breakage occurs, the pitch controller...
8082049 Method and apparatus for safe switching of an automation bus system  
The invention provides a method for operation of an automation system having at least one bus system connected to at least one subscriber, and having a central control system. The method includes...
8076595 Method for transmitting measurement values in a multi-module force-measuring device, multi-module force-measuring device, and force measuring module  
A method and associated apparatus transmits measurement values in a multi-module force-measuring device, in particular a multi-module weighing device, with at least two force-measuring modules....
8078780 Communications method, in particular for hospital and nursing beds  
The invention relates to a communications method of communicating states from an activation unit to a receiver via a communications bus, wherein the state may be activation/deactivation of an...
8078289 Model predictive control with variable trajectory sharing  
One or more techniques are provided for the sharing of variable trajectories between multiple controllers in a control system. In general, the present technique is based upon the sharing of...
8055740 Wireless sensor network system and cluster management method thereof  
A wireless sensor network system and a cluster management method thereof. The wireless sensor network system includes at least one cluster having at least one sensor node for collecting sensing...
8051324 Master-slave provider architecture and failover mechanism  
Described are techniques for executing an application on two or more processors. A first portion of one or more modules of the application is determined. A second portion of one or more modules of...
7991286 Optical transmission apparatus  
An optical transmission apparatus includes redundant line cards each having a plurality of ports, a hardware unit and a CPU. The hardware unit obtains failure information on redundant lines for...
7970493 Management ship and working robots in waters based on wireless network and working robot control method thereof  
Provided are a management ship and working robots in waters based on a wireless network and a method for controlling working robots thereof. The robot-ship group includes: a signal strength...
7953501 Industrial process control loop monitor  
A process control loop monitor includes a housing configured to mount in the field of an industrial process. A loop interface circuit couples to a process control loop and receives data from the...
7941230 Control apparatus and control method, network system, program for control apparatus, and information recording medium  
The present invention provides a control apparatus and the like capable of performing exclusive control in a network without adding a new configuration to an existing apparatus to be controlled...
7933663 Safety master  
A safety master configured to communicate with a plurality of safety slaves over a safety field network or with a plurality of safety local I/O units connected by a safety back plane bus of the...
7930041 Industrial controller with coordination of network transmissions using global clock  
An industrial control system communicating among various control elements via a serial network synchronizes the scanning loops associated with collecting and forwarding data along the network so...
7922899 Medical apparatus and method for setting up a medical apparatus  
A medical apparatus comprises a user interface for setting parameters and includes: a screen for visualizing values of said parameters, a main control unit connected to the interface, a first...
7908416 Data processing unit and bus arbitration unit  
An effective bus arbitration unit is described in which it is possible to reduce, as much as possible, the waiting time until a bus master obtain bus ownership and improve the rate of operating...
7894944 Environmental monitoring in data facilities  
Processes and techniques for environmental monitoring in a data facility are described. A network of environmental sensors is arranged to monitor a variety of environmental conditions of the...
7880638 Distributed intelligence ballast system  
A ballast for use in a multi-ballast lighting system wherein the ballasts are coupled together by a digital communication network. The ballast comprises a power circuit portion for providing an...
7881812 Editing and configuring device  
The claimed subject matter provides an editor system for employment in an industrial automation environment that enhances programmability of at least one of a controller and an industrial process....
7869886 Control block with a point-to-point communication link between a control master module to be connected to a data bus and expansion slave modules  
The invention relates to an input/output channel control block that comprises a number of successive input/output modules. The first is a control master module and the subsequent ones are...