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9031791 System and method for detecting rock fall  
Aspects of the invention provide systems and methods for using ballast sensors to detect rock fall events in a vicinity of railway tracks or similar roadways or tracks. The ballast sensors are...
9026385 Ultrasound system and method for providing Doppler sound  
Embodiments for providing Doppler sounds are disclosed. In one embodiment, provided is an ultrasound system which may include: an ultrasound data acquiring unit configured to transmit ultrasound...
9020769 Automatic detection of appliances  
Devices and methods for identifying an electrical device, and its state, in a network of electrical devices are disclosed. An energy monitoring device is programmed to identify an electrical...
8983796 Method and network analyzer for measuring group runtime in a measuring object  
A network analyzer for measuring a group delay time, which is caused by a device under test to be measured, generates an excitation signal comprising two signals (xIn1(t),xIn2(t)) spaced by a...
8977445 System and method for dig detection  
A system for determining an operational state of a machine is provided. The system includes an implement position sensor configured to generate a position signal indicative of a position of an...
8965718 Analyzing power consumption in mobile computing devices  
Techniques pertaining to analyzing power consumed by a processing unit in a mobile computing device caused by execution of certain modules are described herein. A power trace is generated that...
8954937 System and method for creating image detection program  
An image detection program creating system comprise a parameter setting module, an image loading module, a programming module, and a program conversion module. The parameter setting module sets...
8948887 Synchronization of execution of sequential function charts using transition groups  
Systems and methods are provided that are capable of synchronizing an industrial process. The industrial process may include a plurality of process levels. A visualization group may be displayed,...
8934993 Life management circuit, an electronic system and a machine-implemented method for managing usage rates of multiple electronic components  
A life management circuit for managing usage rates of a plurality of electronic components includes a storage unit for storing usage information corresponding to each electronic component, a...
8934524 Method for detecting with a high temporal accuracy a threshold crossing instant by a signal  
A method detects a threshold crossing instant at which a signal crosses a threshold, by: sampling the signal at plural sampling instants spaced from one another by a sampling period; detecting...
8935127 Method for recording pulse signals  
A method for recording pulse signals which allows the reconstruction of a time reference. The time of every pulse signal event can be determined by counting sampling result bits preceding the...
8892399 Sensing apparatus and method  
A method of detecting one or more blocked sampling holes in a pipe of an aspirated smoke detector system. The method includes ascertaining the base flow of fluid through a particle detector using...
8884625 Method of calculating a used time of a light source, method of displaying lifetime of a light source using the method and display apparatus for performing the method  
A display apparatus includes a display panel, a light source part, a light source driving part and a used time calculation part. The light source part includes a light source providing the display...
8854049 Timer unit, system, computer program product and method for testing a logic circuit  
A timer unit includes a timer for timing the period of time the logic circuit has been in the self-test mode. A comparator is connected to the timer, for comparing the period of time with a...
8843328 Hydraulic control system monitoring apparatus and method  
A hydraulic control system for operating a subsea blowout preventer includes a surface manifold configured to convey hydraulic power to the blowout preventer, a surface actuation valve...
8838412 Systems and methods for providing warning of anomalous alarm clock settings  
Systems and methods relate to managing an alarm clock function of a device. The systems and methods for compare a time setting of a new alarm by a user to one or more previous times settings that...
8826061 Timer, method of implementing system time using a timer, and integrated circuit device including the same  
A method of implementing a system time in an electronic device using a timer is disclosed. The method comprises storing a first count reset value in the electronic device; increasing a count...
8825441 Information processing apparatus and time measurement method  
An information processing apparatus includes a versatile Operating System (OS) that performs a time measurement process in response to a request from an application, a storage unit that stores a...
8825414 System and method for estimating remaining useful life of a downhole tool  
A system for determining the amount of life consumed for a tool includes at least one sensor associated with the tool for generating observation data, a memory in operable communication with the...
8805641 Wireless sensor based quantitative falls risk assessment  
Methods and systems may provide for a plurality of kinematic sensors to be coupled to a corresponding plurality of shanks of an individual, a processor, and a memory to store a set of...
8775121 Methods for measuring charge transport molecule gradient  
The present embodiments are generally directed to layers that are useful in imaging apparatus members and components, for use in electrophotographic, including digital, apparatuses. More...
8756030 Time code validation and correction for proximity-based ad hoc networks  
A system and method is described herein for validating and correcting time codes generated by a plurality of sensors in a proximity-based ad hoc network. The time code information is used to...
8731837 System and method for associating time stamped measurement data with a corresponding wellbore depth  
A system and a method for associating measurements from a wellbore with times and depths is provided. Tools located in a wellbore obtain the measurements and provide time data used to determine...
8725454 Drying method with energy savings  
A method to compensate drying time in an electric or gas dryer machine, which comprises the steps of: read the operator parameters (dryness level, cycle type, heat level); begin a timer to measure...
8706263 Synchronization of execution of sequential function charts using transition groups  
Systems and methods are provided that are capable of synchronizing an industrial process. The industrial process may include a plurality of process levels. A visualization group may be displayed,...
8688924 Method for improving accuracy of a time estimate from a memory device  
A method for improving accuracy of a time estimate from a memory device is disclosed. In one embodiment, a memory device receives a time stamp and measures active time with respect to the received...
8639462 Method and system for determining the time-of-flight of a signal  
A method of estimating the time of flight of a burst signal includes: receiving the burst signal; determining the slope of the phase characteristic of the Fourier transform of the received burst...
8583404 Photoelectric sensor and method for aiding checking of threshold  
A photoelectric sensor comprises a control unit which performs a measuring process for data on an amount of light input from a light-receiving unit. The control unit measures the length TPS of...
8564466 Analog input system, analog output system, and analog input/output system  
To increase the number of analog inputs at low cost, an analog input system includes: one or more analog slave units each connected to a bus to which a CPU unit is connected, and each including an...
8527235 Object position estimation system, object position estimation device, object position estimation method and object position estimation program  
ID likelihoods and position likelihoods of an object are detected by a first observation device, and position likelihoods of the object and tracking states of the object are detected by a second...
8521472 Method to compute wait time  
A requesting critical wait time of a given resource may be determined. The requesting critical wait time is the time spent by the one or more resources waiting for the given resource, wherein at...
8516467 Method and apparatus for enhancing comprehension of code time complexity and flow  
A method and apparatus that utilizes techniques for formatting assembly and/or machine code, including using arrows, indentations and textual symbols, so that a programmer who reads the code has...
8498818 Systems and methods for calculating emissions resulting from transporting a shipment  
According to various embodiments, an emissions calculation system calculates the emissions resulting from transporting a shipment that includes an individual or group of packages. In certain...
8494789 Method for monitoring the status of an energy reserve accumulator, particularly for an aircraft  
A method of monitoring status of an energy reserve accumulator, connected to a fluid system, includes the following successive operations once the fluid system has stabilized for pressure:...
8473248 Test apparatus and test method  
A first transform unit transforms clock change point information which indicates the change timing of a clock signal into information with respect to the frequency domain thereof so as to generate...
8473247 Methods for monitoring processing equipment  
Methods for monitoring processing equipment are provided herein. In some embodiments, a method for monitoring processing equipment when in an idle state for a period of idle time may include...
8467979 Intelligent sport shoe system  
The present invention is directed to a system for providing information to an athlete concerning the efficiency with which the athlete is using energy in moving relative to the ground or some...
8463578 Hardware based utilization metering  
A hardware based utilization metering device, and a corresponding method are used in a computer system having one or more central processor units (CPUs) to provide a measure of CPU utilization....
8464089 Tracing apparatus and tracing system  
A tracing apparatus for tracing operational information that is output from a plurality of processing units in relation to data processing operations, the tracing apparatus comprising for each of...
8463573 Movement monitoring systems and associated methods  
Systems and methods are disclosed that monitor movement of a person, or of a vehicle ridden by the person, to determine speed, distance traveled and/or airtime of the person or vehicle....
8452559 Density trace measurement  
A “density trace” according to an embodiment of the present invention is formed by measuring the density of each column of a frequency domain bitmap above a user-specified “amplitude threshold.”...
8447705 Pattern generation method, pattern generation apparatus, and program  
Disclosed is an apparatus that generates automatically a characteristic pattern in time series data by clustering a plurality of time series subsequences generated from the time series data. The...
8438127 Behaviour pattern analysis system, mobile terminal, behaviour pattern analysis method, and program  
Provided is a mobile terminal including a movement sensor that detects a movement of a user and outputs movement information, acquires information on a building existing at a current location or...
8437983 Method for determining definite clock and node apparatus  
A clock determination method executed by a first one of apparatuses included in a system includes receiving a list including first definite clock values of respective apparatuses, the list being...
8433539 Wind turbine monitoring device, method, and program  
Status monitoring of a wind turbine is automatically performed, and evaluation of that status is quantitatively performed according to an appropriate criterion. Provided is a wind turbine...
8423322 System and method for evaluating changes in the efficiency of an HVAC system  
The invention comprises systems and methods for evaluating changes in the operational efficiency of an HVAC system over time. The climate control system obtains temperature measurements from at...
8412488 System and method for using a network of thermostats as tool to verify peak demand reduction  
The invention comprises systems and methods for estimating the rate of change in temperature inside a structure. At least one thermostat located is inside the structure and is used to control an...
8407221 Generalized notion of similarities between uncertain time series  
Embodiments of the invention related to a method and system for finding a distance between a plurality of time series, wherein each individual time series in the plurality of time series including...
8400309 Hygiene compliance  
A system and method of monitoring compliance with a hygiene protocol is disclosed. The movement of person within or otherwise associated with a facility may be tracked and hygiene requirements may...
8387460 Vibration dosimeter for determining vibrational loading  
A vibration dosimeter (2) for determining the vibrational loading of people includes a determination device (6) for determining the operating period duration, a calculation device (6) for...