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8825444 Automated system check for metrology unit  
A metrology unit includes an integrated reference target with which an automated system check process is performed. The automated system check process includes measuring a feature on the reference...
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...
8823400 Method and system for contamination signature detection diagnostics of a particulate matter sensor  
A diagnostic method and system is described for diagnosing an operating condition of a conductive particulate matter sensor. The sensor has a substrate with electrical resistance that varies with...
8825445 Monitoring and tracking athletic activity  
Athletic activity may be tracked and monitored while providing encouragement and maintaining an individual's interest in continuing to perform athletic activity. For example, a themed workout plan...
8818758 Methods and apparatus to track, visualize and understand energy and utilities usage  
Techniques disclosed herein include systems and methods for tracking, visualizing and understanding energy or utilities usage of one or many buildings. The system links building characteristics...
8818683 Method and apparatus for operating a gas turbine engine  
A method for operating a gas turbine engine includes coupling at least one sensor within the gas turbine engine to transmit a signal indicative of a vibration level of a rotor assembly within the...
8818756 Method and apparatus for predicting project outcomes  
A method and apparatus are provided for predicting the outcome of a project and, if needed, increasing its likelihood of success. Numerical values are assigned to a set of predetermined factors...
8818757 Modular object and host matching  
An object can be used in an industrial control configuration in relation to performing a function or task. Matching can occur such that an object with operational requirements can bind with a host...
8812268 Method and apparatus for resolving piled-up pulses by using a mathematical transform  
A method and apparatus for resolving individual signals in detector output data, the method comprising obtaining or expressing the detector output data as a digital series, obtaining or...
8812251 System and method for monitoring bonding integrity  
The disclosure provides in one embodiment a system for monitoring adhesive integrity within a cured bondline of a bonded structural assembly. The system comprises a bonded structural assembly...
8812262 Field device for determining or monitoring a process variable in process automation  
A field device for determining or monitoring a process variable in process automation. The field device includes: sensor, which works according to a defined measuring principle; and a...
8812263 Centrifugal chiller performance evaluation system  
Design COP is iteratively computed. Provided is a centrifugal chiller performance evaluation system including a data acquisition section for acquiring operating data from a centrifugal chiller as...
8812261 Method and apparatus to automatically create virtual sensors with templates  
A method and apparatus for automatically providing a virtual sensor have been described. In one embodiment, a method for automatically providing a virtual sensor includes receiving a plurality of...
8805567 Method of controlling semiconductor process distribution  
A method of controlling process distribution of a semiconductor process includes receiving process distribution data representing the process distribution of the semiconductor process, receiving a...
8805631 Computer-implemented systems and methods for forecasting performance of water flooding of an oil reservoir system using a hybrid analytical-empirical methodology  
Computer-implemented systems and methods are provided for generating corrected performance data of water flooding of an oil reservoir system based on application of a statistical correction factor...
8798961 High speed spectrometer  
A system for measuring quantum efficiency in a sample photovoltaic cell may include a Fourier transform infrared spectrometer. One or more light source for illuminating the photovoltaic cell in a...
8798960 Application performance analysis for a multiple processor queuing station  
A technique includes monitoring a first cumulative number of transactions arriving into a processing station and monitoring the second cumulative number of transactions completed by the station....
8798807 Data distribution system and method for distributing data in a vehicle  
A data distribution system for a vehicle includes a data distributor module that is communicatively coupled with a data acquisition module that obtains values of available data parameters related...
8793099 Calibration of lithographic apparatus  
System parameters are checked through self-assessment of a production wafer without a reference or a monitor wafer. In particular, exposure errors and substrate table positioning errors can be...
8793103 Method and system for detection of machine operation state for monitoring purposes  
Embodiments of the invention described herein use an output of an energy harvester as an indication of the operating state of the machine, device, or process the energy harvester is associated...
8788243 Performance metrics gathering from multiple video game platforms  
A system and method for performing performance testing of video game software from a host computer or external to the game platforms. The system includes a plurality of game platforms, of one,...
8786127 Connecting apparatus for connection of field devices  
A connecting apparatus for connection of field devices comprising a bus connection for connection to a bus, a field device connection for connection for a field device, a power supply path and a...
8778268 Specimen analyzer, abnormality control method of the same and computer program product  
Specimen analyzer includes a first holding section for holding a container; a first mechanism section for executing a first operation for the container on the first holding section; a second...
8781787 Substrate carrying mechanism, substrate carrying method and recording medium storing program including set of instructions to be executed to accomplish the substrate carrying method  
A substrate carrying mechanism includes: a base; a substrate holding member placed on the base and capable of holding a substrate and of being advanced and retracted relative to the base; four or...
8782541 System and method for capturing analyzing and recording screen events  
A system and method for capturing screen events, and processing these events to form data in a data format which is susceptible to analysis. Preferably, the method also comprises analyzing the...
8781783 System and method for checking ground vias of a controller chip of a printed circuit board  
A system and method for checking a ground via of control chips of a printed circuit board (PCB) provides a graphical user interface (GUI) displaying a layout of the PCB. The control chip has a...
8781756 Method and system for estimating transformer remaining life  
A transformer (26) is monitored by a dissolved gas monitoring device (28). A method (36) in the form of executable code instructs a processor (34) to estimate a remaining life (124) of the...
8781792 Yield computation and optimization for selective voltage binning  
Techniques for improving parametric chip yield of manufactured chips are provided. In one aspect, a method for optimizing parametric chip yield is provided. The method includes the following...
8775118 Angle detection apparatus  
According to one embodiment, in the angle detection apparatus, the first A-D converter unit receives the first signal, and performs analog-to-digital conversion of the first signal. The second A-D...
8775123 Method for determination of the coefficient of performanace of a refrigerating machine  
The present invention relates to a method for the determination of the coefficient of performance of a refrigeration machine, in particular of a heat pump, which includes a closed circuit which...
8775124 Method for the generation of analytical redundancy relations for system diagnostics  
A method for generating a set of analytical redundancy relations representative of a system with which a plurality of sensors is associated for the observation of variables indicative of operating...
8771891 Diagnostic system for unbalanced motor shafts for high speed compressor  
A diagnostic system for determining whether a rotor shaft of a compressor is unbalanced. The compressor includes a displacement sensor that measures the displacement of the rotor shaft as it is...
8775128 Selecting feature types to extract based on pre-classification of sensor measurements  
A processing apparatus including one or more processors and memory receives sensor measurements generated by one or more sensors of one or more devices, pre-classifies the sensor measurements as...
8775052 Sensors bias detection for electronic returnless fuel system  
A method for isolating an actual sensor bias in a fuel delivery system having a fuel pump includes monitoring first, second and third fuel pump parameters, detecting first and second fuel pump...
8766660 Method of testing solar cells  
A method of measuring the efficiency with which a solar cell converts incident photons into charge carriers, including the following steps: (a) illuminating the solar cell with a broadband light...
8768646 Apparatus and method for measurement of the film cooling effect produced by air cooled gas turbine components  
A method for measurement of a film cooling effect is disclosed. Film cooling is a technique developed to protect gas turbine engine components from the extremely high temperatures created during...
8760307 Electric appliance monitoring device  
The present invention relates to a monitoring device (9) for an electric appliance (1), comprising electronic control means and data and/or information storage means. Said monitoring device (9) is...
8761912 System for remotely monitoring a tensioner and providing an alarm for anticipated failure and maintenance  
A system for monitoring the status of a plurality of tensioner assemblies and rig motion assemblies from a secondary location. The system not only monitors a status of a tensioner from a secondary...
8762089 Method and apparatus for testing a substrate for display device  
Disclosed is a test method an apparatus in which an area for test and an area for analysis are specified based on the design information of the display device having a non-rectangular display...
8761910 Method for remotely monitoring a site for anticipated failure and maintenance with a plurality of controls  
A method to monitor a status from a secondary location of a plurality of equipment on a drilling site, while simultaneously enabling preventive maintenance is described herein. A user can view at...
8762104 Method and apparatus for analysing the condition of a machine having a rotating part  
A method for analyzing a machine having a rotating shaft includes: generating an electric measurement signal dependent on vibrations emanating from the shaft; sampling the measurement signal at a...
8761911 System for remotely monitoring a site for anticipated failure and maintenance with a plurality of controls  
A system to monitor a status from a secondary location of a plurality of equipment on a drilling site, while simultaneously enabling preventive maintenance is described herein. A user can view at...
8755943 Systems and methods for controlling energy use in a building management system using energy budgets  
Systems and methods for limiting power consumption by a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) subsystem of a building are shown and described. A mathematical linear operator is found...
8756028 Fault detection method of semiconductor manufacturing processes and system architecture thereof  
A fault detection method of semiconductor manufacturing processes is disclosed. The method includes the steps of providing a storage device, collecting a fault detection and classification(FDC)...
8756034 Test installation for electrical filters  
A test installation for electrical filter installations has, in the interior of a housing, a dust measurement device, a converter control cabinet, a feed for the converter control cabinet, a...
8756025 Temperature sensing of electric batteries  
Methods and apparatus are provided related to thermal protection of electrical batteries. A sensor senses the temperature of a battery and a corresponding digital signal is digitally derived....
8751186 System and method for calculating the thermal mass of a building  
The invention comprises a system for calculating a value for the effective thermal mass of a building. The climate control system obtains temperature measurements from at least a first location...
8745418 Methods, systems, and computer program products for selecting a resource based on a measure of a processing cost  
Methods and systems are described for selecting a resource based on a measure of a processing cost. Resource information is received identifying a first resource and a second resource for...
8744805 Monitoring system  
The invention relates to a monitoring system, having an output module for generating a control signal in response to an input signal, a monitoring module for generating the input signal for the...
8738324 Method and system for determination of detection probability of a target object based on a range  
A simulation system for predicting a likelihood of whether a target object positioned in an environment will be detected by a detection system when illuminated by a laser source. The simulation...