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8338115 Assays for detecting T2R76 taste modulatory compounds  
Isolated nucleic acids encoding T2R76 polypeptides, recombinantly expressed T2R76 polypeptides, heterologous expression systems for recombinant expression of T2R76 polypeptides, assay methods...
8318447 Use of bitter taste receptor to screen for compounds that offset the bitter taste of chlorogenic lactone containing coffee compositions  
The present invention relates to the discovery that specific human taste receptors in the T2R taste receptor family respond to particular bitter compounds, i.e., chlorogenic lactone compounds that...
8033189 Robot skin  
In a skin of a robot, it is configured to have a plurality of tactile sensors discretely installed on a base, a first member disposed on the tactile sensors, the first member being continuously...
7939276 Assays which screen for compounds that modulate bitter taste of chlorogenic lactone compounds  
The present invention relates to the discovery that specific human taste receptors in the T2R taste receptor family respond to particular bitter compounds, i.e., chlorogenic lactone compounds that...
7827189 Sense database  
There has been conventionally a problem that when the searcher uses, for example, “dry wine” selected according to the searcher's preference as a search key, the searcher cannot be satisfied with...
7565273 Determination of the age, identification and sealing of a product containing volatile components  
The invention concerns a method and system for determining the age of an object such as a product containing volatile components, comprising: measuring a first strength of a first scent with a...
7559225 Artificial throat  
The present invention relates to an artificial throat for simulating aroma release comprising—a tube (1) having an inlet (2) and an outlet (3) and having an upper portion (4), a middle portion (5)...
7159476 Measuring device and method for reducing measuring errors  
The invention relates to a device for determining the non precise placement of measuring sites on measuring sensors and for reducing measuring errors, which result from the movement between the...
7155991 Method of measuring attributes of personal care articles and compositions  
Novel methods for measuring the soothing attributes of personal care compositions are disclosed. The methods disclosed are particularly suitable for measuring and comparing the soothing attributes...
7102621 Force measurement system correcting for inertial interference  
A method and apparatus is disclosed, particularly, though by no means exclusively, useful in touch-screen computer CRT display systems and the like, and more generally in other force and/or torque...
7066006 Method of collecting data relating to attributes of personal care articles and compositions  
Novel methods for measuring the soothing attributes of personal care compositions are disclosed. The methods disclosed are particularly suitable for measuring and comparing the soothing attributes...
6996456 Robot with tactile sensor device  
Methods and apparatuses for calibrating and teaching a robot to accurately work within a work environment. The present invention preferably provides one or more tactile sensor devices that may be...
6435002 Assessment of the condition of fruit and vegetables  
An assembly for measuring the condition of fruit and vegetable is disclosed which comprises an expandable resilient bellows arrangement (10) having a passive sensor (22) mounted therein. In use,...
6343519 Method and apparatus for touch detection based on the velocity of an object relative to a sensor panel  
An apparatus detects the approach and touch-down of an object relative to a sensor panel. The apparatus includes a digital filter for determining a first derivative of a current flow in the sensor...
6285358 Method of and apparatus for the elimination of the effects of inertial interference in force measurement systems, including touch-input computer and related displays employing touch force location measurement techniques  
A method and apparatus is disclosed, particularly, though by no means exclusively, useful in touch--screen computer CRT display systems and the like, and more generally in other force and/or...
6155120 Piezoresistive foot pressure measurement method and apparatus  
A method and apparatus (68, 40) for measuring pressures exerted on 6 human feet or horses' hooves comprises a rectangular array of piezoresistive force sensors encapsulated in a thin polymer...
6003390 Tactile sensor, in particular for electrical equipment  
A tactile sensor includes, under a control key accessible to the user, at least one piezo-electric member which is responsive through the control key to any depression of the latter. For...
5915285 Transparent strain sensitive devices and method  
A transparent strain sensitive surface is disclosed which is suitable for strain gages, video terminal touch panels, security panels (windows, display cases, etc.). The strain gage includes a...
5880954 Continous real time safety-related control system  
A safety-related control system (SRCS) designed to safeguard personnel operating hazardous production equipment. The SRCS integrates the safety-related part of a machine into one homogenous system...
5651284 Strain gage method for measuring thrust and torque on valve stems that does not require calibrations against a known thrust and torque  
A method for detecting the integrity of a bond between strain gages and the circumferential surface of a rod having an intended use comprises bonding at least four strain gages to the surface of...
5583478 Virtual environment tactile system  
A method for providing a realistic sense of touch in virtual reality by means of programmable actuator assemblies is disclosed. Each tactile actuator assembly consists of a number of individual...
5541851 Method and apparatus for discriminating chemical/physical quantity based on the transient response  
A method for discriminating a chemical/physical quantity comprises exposing a sensor array consisting of a plurality of sensor members exhibiting differing response ranges with respect to a...
5510784 Touch control device and keyboard  
A touch control device comprising a plate (10) in which at least one portion (14) is partly cut (12) such that it can be inclined around at least one remaining connection area (15). Strain gauges...
5492022 Method for automatically testing machine safety system  
An apparatus for testing an industrial machine safety system that allows the machine to begin operation only when a plurality of safety push buttons have all been depressed, and that stops the...
5415053 Apparatus for automatically testing machine safety system  
An apparatus for testing an industrial machine safety system that allows the machine to begin operation only when a plurality of safety push buttons have all been depressed, and that stops the...
5379655 Obstruction sensing guard for vertically moving table  
An obstruction sensing guard for use on a vertically-moving lift table for sensing an obstruction and stopping movement of the lift table in response thereto. The guard includes a sensor bar...
5373452 Intangible sensor and method for making same  
An intangible sensor for measuring intangible properties of a substance and a method for making the sensor is described. The intangible sensor may be embodied in a mapping neural network model....
5357813 Pressure sensor  
A pressure actuated sensor device (20) has an upper plate (21) functionally cooperating with an optical fiber (26) so that when pressure is applied onto the upper plate (21) light transmitted...
5313821 Uniform and quantitative evaluation of aroma emitting substances  
The present invention is drawn to evaluation of the aroma of aroma-emitting substances, such as agricultural grains and oil seeds, in a safe and quantitative way. This is accomplished by causing a...
5237879 Apparatus for dynamically varying the resolution of a tactile sensor array  
Methods and apparatus are provided for dynamically varying the resolution of a tactile sensor array. Sensing elements in the array are selectively coupled to reduce the resolution of the array,...
5079949 Surface pressure distribution detecting element  
A detecting element for sensing surface pressure distributions comprising a substantially rigid insulating substrate, a plurality of scanning row electrodes, formed by metal deposition on said...
5070737 Transducer which determines a position of an object by modifying differential pulses  
A force transducer which uses current pulses in a conductor to generate acoustic pulses in a magnetostrictive delay line. The pulses are sensed by a coil around the line. The magnitude of the...
5060527 Tactile sensing transducer  
A tactile sensor for providing information as to the distribution and magnitude of tactile force applied to its surface, having a compression sensitive layer of conductive elastomeric cellular...
5033291 Flexible tactile sensor for measuring foot pressure distributions and for gaskets  
A force and pressure sensor is provided having two sets of parallel electrodes which are positioned facing one another and arranged so that electrodes of one set cross the electrodes of the second...
5010774 Distribution type tactile sensor  
A distribution type tactile sensor, which comprises a plurality of electrodes provided in pairs at respective pressure sensing points on a pressure sensitive conductive rubber sheet capable of...
4964302 Tactile sensor  
A sensor comprising a deformable medium, such as rubber, an ultrasonic transducer for transmitting a signal through the medium to a face of the medium and for sensing an echo of the signal...
4930363 Method of determining attractant preference of fish  
A method of determining the preference of fish to specific materials as attractants or stimulants or determining the palatability of a stimulant to a fish species, particularly trout. The method...
4856993 Pressure and contact sensor system for measuring dental occlusion  
A contact sensor for detecting points on a grid where the sensor is being contacted on opposing sides by teeth surfaces or other contacting points. The sensor is especially useful for measuring...
4734034 Contact sensor for measuring dental occlusion  
A contact sensor for detecting points on a grid where the sensor is being contacted on opposing sides by teeth surfaces or other contacting points. The contact sensor includes two sets of parallel...
4640137 Tactile sensor  
A sensitive, durable, high resolution tactile sensor particularly suited for use as a robot end effector in an automated manufacturing process. The tactile sensor has an array of pressure sensing...
4555953 Composite, multifunctional tactile sensor  
A device is provided through which a set of information concerning tactile interaction between a manipulator and an object to be recognized is provided to the user. Several configurations are...
4481815 Tactile sensor  
A tactile sensor in which the sensor elements are discrete, elastomeric, electrically conductive, electrically force-sensitive forcel units electrically insulated from one another, each forcel...
4405197 Optical fiber tactile sensor  
A tactile sensor comprises an array of cells which are covered by an elastic membrane, having an exposed surface which is adapted to come in contact with an object. Light is conducted to each cell...
4141239 Device and kit and method for measuring the degree of doneness of a cooked piece of meat  
A plurality of blocks of resilient material are arrayed in proximity to each other. Each block has a predetermined amount of compressibility which is equal to the amount of compressibility of a...
4014217 Tactile pick-up  
The invention relates to a tactile pick-up for making contact with an object and emitting signals which are representative of the deformation caused by the object. The pick-up comprises a supple...
3212854 Estimate of hop bitter substance in beer  
2837912 Apparatus for the characterization of odors  

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