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9041620 Display device, display system, display control method for same, electronic device, program, computer-readable recording medium, and light guide element  
An interface (303) between adjacent ones of light guide sections (310) is inclined with respect to an incident surface (301) and an emission surface (302) of the light guide element (300A) so that...
9041509 Facility monitoring/controlling system and facility monitoring/controlling method  
A facility monitoring/controlling system and method enabling provision of a screen display function having an adequate real-time property in the range of a low rate, e.g., around 64 kbps. An...
9041508 Image-based inventory control system and method  
Systems and methods for determining an inventory condition of objects based on captured images are described. An exemplary inventory control system or method utilizes a highly efficient and...
9035764 Access, monitoring, and control of appliances via a media processing system  
A device and method for accessing, monitoring, and controlling home appliances in a media exchange network by establishing a communication link between a communication initiation device and at...
9030300 Operational parameters based on proximity  
A method is disclosed for controlling operational parameters of a wireless reader device and/or one or more other devices based on proximity of the wireless reader device to a wireless electronic...
9030326 Electronic apparatus and operation control method  
According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing, a display on a surface of the housing, an infrared sensor in a first region of the surface of the housing, the first region...
9031545 Encouraging safe driving using a remote vehicle starter  
A method of encouraging safe driving of a vehicle using a remote starter device installed at a vehicle is provided. The remote starter device determines whether it is in signal communication with...
9024716 Mobile terminal, operating method thereof, and refrigerator  
A mobile terminal, an operating method thereof, and a refrigerator are disclosed. The operating method of the mobile terminal includes receiving state information of the refrigerator from the...
9024734 Remote control device, a far-end device, a multimedia system and a control method thereof  
The present invention provides a remote control device, a far-end device, a multimedia system and a control method thereof. Said remote control device comprising: a communication unit for...
9019066 Terminal  
A terminal, such as an automated teller machine, comprises: a customer identification device; a sensor for detecting presence of a customer at the terminal; and a controller coupled to the...
9019107 Methods and apparatus for detection and reporting of vehicle operator impairment  
A method for reporting vehicle operator impairment criteria is provided. The method determines, using a substance detection device installed inside a vehicle, a level of a substance or combination...
9016580 Method of reading multiple two dimensional barcodes  
A method of reading multiple two dimensional barcodes includes the steps of obtaining an image including a plurality of positioning patterns and the two dimensional barcodes, defining a reading...
9019067 Electronic lock with power failure control circuit  
An electronic lock with power failure control circuit includes a lock mechanism having a latchbolt movable between extended and a retracted positions and an electrically powered lock actuator to...
9013264 Multipurpose controller for electronic devices, facial expressions management and drowsiness detection  
A hands-free controller, a facial expression management system, a drowsiness detection system and methods for using them are disclosed. The controller monitors facial expressions of the user,...
9013329 Lighting device for identifying and marking traffic areas of airports  
A lighting device, capable of identifying and marking traffic areas of airports, comprises at least one semiconductor lamp and an electronic control circuit, which is connectable to an electrical...
9013302 Monitoring remote environmental conditions  
A server system for remote monitoring includes a wireless communication interface, a processor, and a storage device. The wireless communication interface receives at least one data packet over...
9007187 Communication system and communication device  
A communication system includes: a remote controller having an input unit inputting user operations and a communication unit performing bidirectional communication, transmitting a remote control...
9007196 Cost effective auto-actuation door check  
A system for controlling movement of a motor vehicle door includes at least one sensor that detects a distance from the vehicle to an object near the vehicle. The sensor is also configured to...
9008646 Inbound phone control  
A method, including receiving at a network element, from a first telecommunications enabled device, a control connection request directed to a second telecommunications enabled device, connecting...
9000885 Portable interface device for controlling a machine  
Portable interface devices for controlling machines at control locations. One example device is arranged, in response to a positive verification that it is at a control location, to enable a user...
9000883 Control apparatus and method utilizing identifying keys  
Method and apparatus for system control includes inputs for an input device which may take the form of switches or sensors. Input device states are related to identification keys. The...
9000884 Mode-based access control method and device  
Provided is a mode-based access control method that includes: making a security mode list which indicates security setting states of devices existing in a home network; setting a specific security...
8994492 Disablement of user device functionality  
The use of user equipment, or distracting features thereof are restricted or prohibited to improve vehicle operation safety. The presence of user equipment within the operator's or driver's...
8994495 Virtual vehicle entry keypad and method of use thereof  
Keypad indicia are integral with a window of a vehicle. The keypad indicia are formed using a ultra-violet (UV) fluorescent dye that is nearly invisible to a human eye until exposed to UV light. A...
8994493 Control network system  
A control network system may control a control target by using control data. The control network system may include a wireless field device that transmits the control data through a wireless...
8981895 Method and system for intrusion detection in networked control systems  
A method and system for detection of intrusion in networked control systems, is provided. The method includes generating an operating model of a system being controlled. The operating model of the...
8981930 Appliance monitoring systems and methods  
Systems, methods, and apparatus are disclosed for monitoring appliances at a site, such as a household, business office, etc. The appliances can include, for example but not limited to, an...
8976039 Remote operation and monitoring of measurement systems and remote measurement data processing  
The present application is directed to systems and methods for operating a measurement system. Various embodiments may comprise a measurement device and a receiving device remote from the...
8963735 Turbine meter pre-scaling terminal block electronics  
An electronic circuit for converting higher-frequency output signals from a sensor into lower-frequency input signals for a discrete input wireless transmitter. The circuit includes a differential...
8952804 Systems and methods to overlay additional information onto foundation fieldbus alerts  
An industrial control system is provided that includes a field device configured to provide an alert having a first parameter and a controller configured to receive the alert and overlay a second...
8947194 Theft detection and prevention in a power generation system  
A system for generation of electrical power including an inverter connected to a photovoltaic source including a theft prevention and detection feature. A first memory is permanently attached to...
8947195 Helmet impact detection and prevention mechanism to minimize head concussion  
A helmet with wireless sensor system for monitoring of surrounding objects. The helmet with wireless sensor system comprises a number of wireless transceiver to transmit a particular signal and...
8947249 Apparatus and method for conducting hot work  
In the specification and drawings, an apparatus for conducting hot work is described and shown with an enclosure; a hot work apparatus operable within the enclosure; and a detector located...
8937547 System and method for notifying recent visitors to a location  
This disclosure relates to a system and method for mass notifying recent visitors to a location. In one embodiment, the mass notification method can comprise collecting at a registration point,...
8933801 Fall detection system and method  
A fall detection method determines a fall detection algorithm based on sensor data aggregated from a plurality of fall detection devices. Sensor data is obtained from one of the plurality of fall...
8928476 System for advanced security management  
A system receives input from a plurality of sensors in a security management system. The input relates to two or more events. The input is stored in a database. A correlation between the two or...
8930032 System and method for wireless irrigation control with a remote application  
Provided are a system and method for wireless irrigation control with a remote application. The system includes a processor and plurality of interactive zone switches for connection to at least...
8922361 System and method for home automation and security  
A home automation and security system is provided in which a home automation and security controller in a customer premises is coupled with a remotely located central control facility using a...
8922330 Coordination of control commands in a medical device system having at least one therapy delivery device and at least one wireless controller device  
A medical device system includes at least one controllable patient-worn or patient-carried medical device, and a plurality of controller devices that are capable of independently controlling...
8922329 Battery charging to extend battery life and improve efficiency  
Exemplary charging device includes a processor and charging current for coupling to a battery. In an exemplary embodiment, the processor defines charging profiles for charging the battery at...
8912877 System and method for activating an electronic device using two or more sensors  
The disclosure provides a system and method for activating an electronic device. The activation circuit comprises: a first sensor to monitor for a first condition relating to an environment as...
8912894 Apparatus and method of a combined burglar/fire alarm having isolation  
Apparatus located in a common box for providing a combination of fire and burglar alarm protection including a fire alarm control panel for providing fire alarm protection, a burglar alarm control...
8912878 Machine guidance system  
A guidance system for a machine may include a scanning device configured to detect a presence of an object within a minimum desired distance of the machine, and a controller in communication with...
8902062 Systems and methods for detection of device displacement and tampering  
A method for determining the displacement of or the tampering with a device is provided. The method includes determining an effective displacement in an X direction of a device, determining an...
8902311 Building security system  
A security system that can be used in a home, office, or other building in order to generate alarms or take other actions depending on conditions within the building. The security system may rely...
8896412 System and method for interactive appliance control  
A controlling device interacts dynamically with a plurality of appliances using state information known to a master appliance. The master appliance conveys to the controlling device the state...
8896413 System and method for interactive appliance control  
A controlling device interacts dynamically with a plurality of appliances using state information known to a master appliance. The master appliance conveys to the controlling device the state...
8896436 Security alarm systems and methods  
A method for providing notification of an alarm event to a plurality of individuals and communication therebetween having steps that include: receiving an alarm event signal from an alarm system...
8890676 Alert management  
A first alert and a second alert are received. The first alert indicates a first fault related to a first component of the multiple components and the second alert that indicates a second fault...
8892087 Cell phone multimedia controller  
A system and method is provided for remotely controlling and interacting with a multimedia device using a mobile phone. This is accomplished by utilizing cell and mobile phones capable of...