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Information processing device, information processing program, and information processing method

. . An information processing device includes: a detection unit configured to detect an event generated in a control system including at least one network; a connection configuration expression unit configured to visually express a physical connection and a logical connection of the network included in the control system; and an event output unit configured to output the event detected by the detection unit while correlating the event with the physical connection and the logical connection of the network, the physical connection and the logical connection being visually expressed according to a place where the event is generated.. . ... Omron Corporation

Arc detection apparatus

In a solar power generation system, a solar battery string is connected to a pcs via an electric path. In the solar battery string, a plurality of solar battery units having a solar battery module and an optimizer that optimizes an output voltage of the solar battery module are connected in series. ... Omron Corporation

Method of manufacturing programmable controller

A program is simply stored in a storage unit of a programmable controller. A substrate of the programmable controller includes an interface unit to which an external device having input and output terminals is detachably attached and a first storage unit. ... Omron Corporation

Image processing system, information processing device, information processing method, and information processing program

An image processing system includes: a central processing unit (cpu); a field programmable gate array (fpga); a storage in which a library including plural pieces of image processing executed by the cpu or the fpga is stored; an operation unit configured to receive an operation to select at least one piece of image processing from the library and an operation to designate execution order with respect to each piece of selection target image processing selected through the selection operation; an estimator configured to estimate an execution time in each combination of execution subjects with respect to each piece of selection target image processing when the cpu or the fpga processes each piece of selection target image processing according to the execution order; a specification unit configured to specify the combination of the execution subjects having the relatively short execution time; and a display configured to display the specified.. . ... Omron Corporation

Image processing system, information processing device, information processing method, and information processing program

An image processing system includes a central processing unit (cpu), a field programmable gate array (fpga), a storage in which a library including plural pieces of image processing executed by the cpu or the fpga is stored, an operation unit configured to receive an operation to select at least one pieces of image processing from the library and an operation to designate execution order for each piece of selection target image processing selected by the selection operation; and a display configured to display each piece of selection target image processing in the execution order. The operation unit further receives an operation to designate one of the cpu and the fpga as an execution subject for each piece of selection target image processing displayed on the display.. ... Omron Corporation

Information processing device, information processing program, and information processing method

An information processing device includes: a collection unit configured to collect an event log corresponding to an event generated in a control system including at least one network; an extraction and specification unit configured to extract at least one event log corresponding to an event generated arising from an identical factor from the collected event log, and to specify an event log representing the event generated arising from the identical factor in the at least one event log extracted; and an output unit configured to output the event log representing the event generated arising from the identical factor and event logs corresponding to other events generated arising from the identical factor while distinguishing the event log representing the event generated arising from the identical factor and the event logs corresponding to other events generated arising from the identical factor from each other.. . ... Omron Corporation

Amplification device, control method of amplification device, and control program

When a plurality of amplification devices each including a display unit are used in combination, deterioration in visibility of displayed information is prevented. An amplifier unit includes a connection mode specifying unit that detects another amplifier unit including another display unit which is disposed to form one display area along with the display unit and a display control unit that displays information in the display area formed by a plurality of display units.. ... Omron Corporation

Pid control device, pid control method, and pid control program

A technique capable of shortening a period in which value of a pid parameter is outside of an appropriate range is provided. A measured value acquisition functional unit processes a sensing signal of a sensor that measures a barrel and acquires a measured value of the barrel. ... Omron Corporation

Detection system, detection device, and detection method

A detection system includes a detection device and a display device. The detection device includes a light projecting unit that projects light to a detection object, a light receiving unit that receives reflection light of the light, a light reception quantity acquiring unit that acquires a light reception quantity, and a distance acquiring unit that acquires a distance between a position at which the light is reflected and the detection object. ... Omron Corporation

Proximity sensor

The proximity sensor (1) includes a core (3) configured to hold a coil (2), a board (5) on which a proximity detection circuit is mounted, and an intermediate component which is a fixing member (4) formed of a resin to fix the board to the core and has a conductive pattern configured to electrically connect the coil and a wiring provided on the board.. . ... Omron Corporation

Wireless communication device, wireless information collection system, and wireless communication method

A wireless communication device is configured to wirelessly transmit predetermined information possessed by the wireless communication device to a master device corresponding thereto at predetermined transmission intervals, and the wireless transmission is performed in accordance with a predetermined time division multiple access scheme. The wireless communication device: acquires, from a predetermined wireless slave device included in one or more wireless slave devices different from the wireless communication device, unrelated transmission information that is transmission information wirelessly transmitted to a master device, corresponding to the predetermined wireless slave device, in accordance with the predetermined time division multiple access scheme and that includes identification information identifying the predetermined wireless slave device, the unrelated transmission information being acquired at the time of the wireless transmission; on the basis of the identification information included in the unrelated transmission information, the acquisition time of the unrelated transmission information, and information relating to a transmission sequence, determines a predetermined time slot for the wireless communication device to transmit the predetermined information to the master device corresponding thereto in accordance with the predetermined time division multiple access scheme; and transmits the predetermined information. ... Omron Corporation

Teaching compatibility determining device, system, method and recording medium

The present invention is provided with: a first detector (a) which detects, as an application result, whether a user could implement, as instructed, teaching content according to a program selected from a training menu; a second detector (b) which detects, as a compatibility result, whether effects of the teaching content were exhibited; a recording part (14) which cumulatively records the application result and the compatibility result as an execution result together with program identifying information; and a calculation part (13) which, on the basis of one or more than one execution results recorded in the recording part, calculates for each program, as a compatibility ratio, the ratio of the number of execution results having positive compatibility results to the number of execution results having positive application results.. . ... Omron Corporation

Inspection system, controller, inspection method, and inspection program

An inspection system for inspecting a workpiece includes: an omnidirectional camera; a movement device for causing the workpiece to circle around the omnidirectional camera in a state where a posture of the workpiece is maintained; an acquisition unit for outputting a capturing instruction to the omnidirectional camera at a plurality of timings while the movement device causes the workpiece to circle around the omnidirectional camera, and for acquiring, from the omnidirectional camera, a plurality of input images indicating the workpiece from different directions; and an inspector for inspecting the workpiece by using the plurality of input images.. . ... Omron Corporation

Control device, control program, and control system

A control device, a control program and a control system are provided. The control device includes: a first identification device for giving a first command as a command value to a drive device and determining a torque required for the controlled object to execute the first command; a second identification device for giving a second command as the command value and a third command as a compensation command to the drive device and determining a preceding switching time based on a response from the controlled object; a command value updating device for sequentially updating the command value based on a predetermined target trajectory; and a compensation command updating device for sequentially updating the compensation command based on the command value. ... Omron Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210415

Support device, method, and recording medium whereon support program is stored

The purpose of the invention is the simplification of a task of changing a control program upon a control device which is in use. A support device comprises: a computing part computing, for each unit program which configures a control program, identification information according to the content of each of the unit programs; a first transferring part transferring the unit programs and the identification information which is associated with the unit programs to a control device; a generating part generating changed unit programs according to a change operation upon any of the unit programs which configure the control program; and a second transferring part transferring the changed unit programs to a control device which is in use on condition that identification information is present on the control device which is identical to the identification information which is associated with the unit programs which configure the control program.. ... Omron Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210407

Control device, control program, and control system

A control device, a control program and a control system for facilitating creation of a dynamic characteristic model for an arbitrarily selected controlled object are provided. The control device is connected to a control instrument having a feedback control loop. ... Omron Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210082

Sensor and method for setting threshold of sensor

A photoelectric sensor is configured to detect an object by reception of light from a light projecting unit in a light receiving unit. The photoelectric sensor differentiates a sampled light reception amount with respect to time to calculate a variation in the light reception amount per unit time, and sets as a threshold a light reception amount corresponding to an extreme value of the variation in the light reception amount. ... Omron Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210022

Arc detection apparatus

In a solar power generation system, a solar battery string is connected to a pcs via power lines, a dc-dc converter, and power lines. In an arc detection apparatus, capacitors constitute bypass current paths that bypass the dc-dc converter, and an electric current sensor is provided on the power line. ... Omron Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209843

Photosensor

A photosensor of the present invention includes a circuit portion (34), a collective cable support portion (42), a pressure-welding portion (36a˜36d) and a cable end support portion (46a˜46d). The circuit portion (34) is configured to control the light projecting element and the light receiving element. ... Omron Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180207847

Production method of bonded structure and bonded structure

Provided is a production method for a bonded structure (100, 200) in which a first member (10, 10a, 10b, 10c, 10d, 30) and a second member (20) are bonded. The production method is provided with: a step for forming perforations (11, 11b, 11c, 11d, 31) with an opening in the surface (13) of the first member (10, 10a, 10b, 10c, 10d, 30) by irradiating the surface (13) of the first member (10, 10a, 10b, 10c, 10d, 30) with a laser in which one pulse is configured from a plurality of sub-pulses; and a step for filling and curing the second member (20) in the perforations (11, 11b, 11c, 11d, 31) of the first member (10, 10a, 10b, 10c, 10d, 30).. ... Omron Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180205892

Sensor support system, terminal, sensor, and method for supporting sensor

A sensor support system includes a sensor and a terminal device configured to display form information of the sensor. The sensor includes a two-dimensional code (storage tag) which can be read from the terminal device and which is configured to store the form information of the sensor. ... Omron Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204342

Image processing device, control system, control method of image processing device, control program, and recording medium

An image processing device includes a predicted position calculator configured to predict a current position of a target object, an obtained image analyzer configured to search for a position of the target object from a predetermined region that is a partial region of a captured image and that includes a position predicted by the predicted position calculator, and an analysis result outputting unit configured to output the position of the target object retrieved by the obtained image analyzer.. . ... Omron Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204090

Coarse-to-fine search method and image processing device

The coarse-to-fine search method includes: a first search step of detecting an object from a first image by means of template matching; and a second step of setting an area comprising n×m pixels within a second image having resolutions of horizontal n times and vertical m times as compared with the first image corresponding to a position detected in the first search step as a search range and detecting the object from the second image by means of template matching. During the coarse-to-fine search, data for the second image are rearranged on a work memory prior to the second search step such that data of the n×m pixels collated with same components of a template are stored in contiguous memory addresses, and n×m collation operations for the n×m pixels are executed in less than n×m calculation by simd commands in the second search step.. ... Omron Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203598

Character string input apparatus, input character string inference method, and input character string presumption program

A character string input apparatus has a display unit that displays a keypad image in which a plurality of character keys are arranged, on a screen of a display device, an operation position detector that detects pressed positions on the screen of the display device, a score calculator that calculates, for each of the character keys of the keypad image, scores of the pressed positions on the screen of the display device, a score data generator that generates, for each of the pressed positions on the screen of the display device detected by the operation position detector during a character string input period, score data in which the scores for the character keys calculated by the score calculator are registered, and an input character string inference unit that infers a character string that was input, using the score data generated by the score data generator.. . ... Omron Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203476

Temperature control device and auto-tuning method

A temperature control device comprises: an operation amount upper limit setting part that sets an upper limit of an operation amount of a heater; and a temperature change rate comparing part that determines, in every prescribed time period, whether an actual measured change rate of the temperature of a body-to-be-heated with respect to time is outside a prescribed range that includes a target rate of change. The operation amount upper limit setting part sets the upper limit to a preset initial value when operation of the heater is started toward the target temperature, and updates the upper limit, in a period until the temperature of the body-to-be-heated reaches the target temperature, such that the difference between an actual measured temperature and a temperature locus that is represented using the target rate of change becomes smaller when it is determined that the actual measured change rate is outside the prescribed range.. ... Omron Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203439

Prediction model creation apparatus, production facility monitoring system, and production facility monitoring method

A prediction model creation apparatus includes a feature amount acquisition unit that acquires values of types of feature amounts that are calculated from operating state data indicating an operating state of a production facility that produces a product, for both a normal time at which the production facility produces the product normally and a defective time at which a defect occurs in the product that is produced, a feature amount selection unit that selects a feature amount effective in predicting the defect from among the acquired types of feature amounts, based on a predetermined algorithm that specifies a degree of association between the defect and the types of feature amounts, from the values of the types of feature amounts acquired at the normal time and the defective time, and a prediction model construction unit that constructs a prediction model for predicting occurrence of the defect, using the selected feature amount.. . ... Omron Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203422

Control device, control method, and control program

A hunting phenomenon of a control object is suppressed. A temperature adjusting device (10) includes a control unit (12), an input unit (13), and a filter (15). ... Omron Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180199832

Blood pressure analyzing apparatus, blood pressure measuring apparatus, and blood pressure analyzing method

A blood pressure analyzing apparatus includes: a blood pressure variation determiner determining whether first blood pressure information varies a threshold or more from second blood pressure information or not, the first blood pressure information corresponding to an arbitrary beat, the second blood pressure information corresponding to a previous beat to the arbitrary beat; a blood pressure variation cause determiner determining whether a blood pressure variation is caused by the move of the wrist or by another reason than the move of the wrist, based on, wrist move information detected in a detection period of a pulse wave serving as a calculation source of the first blood pressure information, when it is determined that the first blood pressure information varies the threshold or more from the second blood pressure information; and a recording controller recording a determination result and the first blood pressure information in association with each other.. . ... Omron Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180199819

Electric toothbrush, brush unit, and method for operating an electric toothbrush

In one embodiment, the invention can be an electric toothbrush including a trajectory detecting module configured to detect a trajectory of movement of a brush, the trajectory including a plurality of positions; an attitude detecting module configured to detect an attitude of the brush; a site estimating module configured to estimate a brushing site for each of the plurality of positions of the trajectory, each estimated brushing site being based on the trajectory detected by the trajectory detecting module; and a back most tooth detecting module configured to detect a back most tooth based on a change of the attitude detected by the attitude detecting module; wherein the site estimating module is further configured to correct the estimated brushing site for each of the plurality of positions of the trajectory based on the estimated site of the detected back most tooth. . ... Omron Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197367

Driving-device control apparatus and game machine

A driving-device control apparatus includes a communication unit and a control unit and is configured to receive a control command from a host controller and to control a driving device configured to drive a moving body. The communication unit is configured to receive a control command including a round-trip instruction that causes the moving body to operate back and forth. ... Omron Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196410

Relay device, control method for relay device, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

The present invention addresses the problem whereby the number of commands to be transmitted increases in accordance with an increase in the number of devices to be backed up and restored, and processing becomes complex. An io-link master is provided with: an upper-level communication control unit which receives an instruction to execute backup in which setting information is acquired from io-link devices, and stored in a storage unit; and a backup control unit which executes backup of the plurality of io-link devices in accordance with the one received instruction.. ... Omron Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194573

Image processing system, image processing apparatus, workpiece pickup method, and workpiece pickup program

An imaging unit has its imaging field of view containing the conveyor, and images a subject in the imaging field. The imaging unit generates a luminance image representing the subject and a range image including height information indicating a height of at least one point on the subject from the conveyor by imaging the subject. ... Omron Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180193122

Electric toothbrush device and method

In one embodiment, the invention can be an electric toothbrush including a trajectory detecting module configured to detect a trajectory of movement of a brush, the trajectory including a plurality of positions; an attitude detecting module configured to detect an attitude of the brush; a site estimating module configured to estimate a brushing site for each of the plurality of positions of the trajectory, each estimated brushing site being based on the trajectory detected by the trajectory detecting module; and a back most tooth detecting module configured to detect a back most tooth based on a change of the attitude detected by the attitude detecting module; wherein the site estimating module is further configured to correct the estimated brushing site for each of the plurality of positions of the trajectory based on the estimated site of the detected back most tooth.. . ... Omron Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180192956

Method for inspecting pressure pulse wave sensor and method for manufacturing pressure pulse wave sensor

A method for inspecting a pressure pulse wave sensor is provided. The sensor chip includes a recess which is recessed in a direction perpendicular to the pressure-sensitive face, and the pressure-sensitive element array is formed in a portion of the sensor chip whose thickness is reduced in the direction due to the recess. ... Omron Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180192947

Bodily information measurement apparatus

A bodily information measurement apparatus includes: a belt for wrapping around a measurement site; a main body arranged at a base end portion in a lengthwise direction of the belt and on which an element that measures bodily information is mounted; and a buckle for joining the base end portion and a leading end portion of the belt such that the belt forms a loop shape. The buckle includes first and second plate frame members, which include, respectively, first and second opening portions that penetrate through the respective members with respect to a plate surface. ... Omron Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180192946

Appliance

An appliance includes a belt that is worn by being wound around a wrist. The appliance includes: at least a first display region that is positioned in an area of the belt that corresponds to a volar-side surface or a radius-side surface of the wrist; and a second display region that is positioned in an area of the belt that corresponds to a back-side surface of the wrist. ... Omron Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180192897

Blood pressure measuring apparatus and physical feature information calculating method

A blood pressure measuring apparatus includes: a triaxial acceleration sensor; an information output section which outputs information for guiding an arm of the person on which the blood pressure measuring apparatus is worn, to a pair of a first posture and a second posture between which a position of the wrist is different; a posture determiner which determines that the arm has been in each of the pair of the postures, based on an output signal of the triaxial acceleration sensor after the output of the information; and a physical feature information calculator which calculates physical feature information of the person based on moving acceleration information detected by the triaxial acceleration sensor in a period between when the arm is in one of the pair of the postures and when the arm is in the other of the pair of the postures.. . ... Omron Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180192892

Pulse wave detecting device

A pulse wave detecting device includes: a pressure pulse wave detector which is configured to press a pressing surface in which a pressure detecting element is formed, against a radial artery under a skin of a wrist of a subject, and which is configured to detect a pressure pulse wave from the radial artery; and a housing which accommodates the pressure pulse wave detector in a state where the pressing surface is exposed toward the wrist. The housing is configured so that a compression pressure which is exerted by the housing in an attachment state where the housing is attached to the wrist, and which is applied onto the radial artery is smaller than a compression pressure which is exerted by the pressing surface in the attachment state, and which is applied onto the radial artery.. ... Omron Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180192891

Pulse wave detecting device

A pulse wave detecting device includes a housing accommodating a pulse wave detection sensor and to be wound along a circumferential direction of a wrist. The housing includes: a back-side portion to be wound around a back side of a hand; and a palm side portion to be wound around a palm side of the hand. ... Omron Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180192890

Pulse wave detecting device

A pulse wave detecting device is to be used while being attached to a wrist of a subject. The pulse wave detecting device includes a housing which accommodates a pulse wave detection sensor for detecting a pulse wave from a radial artery, the housing includes: a first housing portion; and a second housing portion which is lower in rigidity than the first housing portion, the pulse wave detection sensor is accommodated in the first housing portion, and a region of the housing is configured by at least the second housing portion, the region being contacted with a styloid process of a radius of the wrist in a state where the housing is attached to the wrist.. ... Omron Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180188396

Seismic sensor and earthquake determination method

A seismic sensor that suppresses power consumption operates in a power-saving mode and a measurement mode in which the power consumption is larger than that in the power-saving mode. The seismic sensor includes a measurement unit that measures an acceleration, a filtering unit that, if the acceleration measured by the measurement unit exceeds a predetermined threshold, causes a shift from the power-saving mode to the measurement mode to be performed, and performs filtering on the measured acceleration, an earthquake determination unit that determines whether or not an earthquake has occurred based on the filtered acceleration, and an index calculation unit that, if where the earthquake determination unit determined that an earthquake has occurred, calculates an index value indicating the scale of the earthquake. ... Omron Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180188373

Scanning-type distance measuring apparatus

A scanning-type distance measuring apparatus includes: a light projector projecting laser beams at predetermined intervals; a light receiver including light receiving elements, receiving a reflected beam of a laser beam that the light projector projects, and outputting a light reception intensity signal of the reflected beam; a scanning operation unit projecting a laser beam projected by the light projector to perform scanning; an integrator integrating, for each light receiving element, time-series light reception intensity signals output by the light receiver when the light receiver receives reflected beams corresponding to the laser beams projected at the predetermined intervals; and a distance calculator calculating a distance to an object for each light receiving element, based on integration that the integrator performs. The integrator integrates one light reception intensity signal output from one light receiving element and integrates one light reception intensity signal output from another light receiving element.. ... Omron Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180184926

Blood pressure monitor cuff, method for manufacturing the same, and blood pressure monitor

A blood pressure monitor cuff is formed by stacking an outer circumferential layer arranged on a side opposite to that of a measurement site and a fluid bladder arranged on the measurement site side. The outer circumferential layer and the fluid bladder are formed of an elastomer material. ... Omron Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180184925

Bodily information measurement apparatus

A bodily information measurement apparatus includes a band-shaped belt to be wrapped around a measurement site; a main body that is connected to a base end portion in the lengthwise direction of the belt and on which a pressure detection unit and a fluid supply unit are mounted; and a fastening unit for fastening the base end portion and the leading end portion of the belt. The belt is formed by stacking an outer circumferential layer and a fluid bladder for compressing the measurement site. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180184212

Capacitive transducer and acoustic sensor

A capacitive transducer includes a substrate having an opening in a surface thereof, a back plate facing the opening in the substrate, a vibration electrode film facing the back plate across a space, the vibration electrode film being displaceable to have a displacement converted into a change in capacitance between the vibration electrode film and the back plate, an airflow channel defined by a gap between a protrusion integral with the back plate and a part of the vibration electrode film, the airflow channel being configured to increase an area of air flow when the vibration electrode film deforms under pressure to move relative to the protrusion integral with the back plate and relieve the pressure applied to the vibration electrode film to serve as a pressure relief channel, and an extension formed at a periphery of a hole in the vibration electrode film defining the pressure relief channel.. . ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180184211

Capacitive transducer and acoustic sensor

A capacitive transducer includes a substrate having an opening in a surface thereof, a back plate facing the opening in the substrate, a vibration electrode film facing the back plate across a space, the vibration electrode film being deformable to have a deformation converted into a change in capacitance between the vibration electrode film and the back plate, the vibration electrode film having a through-hole as a pressure relief hole, and a protrusion integral with and formed from the same member as the back plate, the protrusion being placeable in the pressure relief hole before the vibration electrode film deforms. The pressure relief hole and the protrusion have a gap therebetween defining an airflow channel as a pressure relief channel. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183272

Non-contact power feeding device and control method for the same

A non-contact power feeding device includes a power transmission device and a power reception device having a receiving coil to which power is transmitted in a non-contact manner from the power transmission device. The power transmission device has a resonant circuit and a power supply circuit. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183271

Non-contact power feeding device

A non-contact power feeding device has a power transmission device and a power reception device having a receiving coil to which power is transmitted in a non-contact manner from the power transmission device. The power transmission device has a resonant circuit and a power supply circuit. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183270

Non-contact power feeding system

A non-contact power feeding system has a power source device and an electronic device configured to operate using power transmitted in a non-contact manner from the power source device. The power source device has a battery, a power reception circuit configured to receive power transmitted in a non-contact manner and to charge the battery with the power, and a power transmission circuit configured to transmit power to the electronic device in a non-contact manner, utilizing power stored in the battery. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183158

Terminal block

A terminal block includes a housing that has an opening through which a wire is to be inserted, a terminal configured to be connected to the wire that is inserted through the opening, and a plate spring member configured to fix the wire by pressing the wire against the terminal. The plate spring member has a pressing portion configured to press the wire against the terminal, and a plastic deformation preventing portion configured to prevent the pressing portion from bending in a direction away from the terminal by more than a predetermined amount.. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180182492

Diagnosis assistance apparatus, diagnosis assistance method, diagnosis assistance program, bodily information measurement apparatus

A diagnosis assistance apparatus, a diagnosis assistance method, a diagnosis assistance program, and a bodily information measurement apparatus, assist diagnosis by outputting information that is useful for the diagnosis. A bodily information measurement apparatus includes a data acquisition unit that acquires data for analysis in which bodily information measured from a measurement subject and position information of the measurement subject at the time of measuring the bodily information are associated; an index generation unit that, based on bodily information associated with position information that is included in the data and belongs to multiple pieces of pre-registered location information, generates numerical value indices for determining a bodily state of the measurement subject with respect to the respective pieces of location information; and an output unit that performs output based on the numerical value indices generated for the multiple pieces of location information.. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180182213

Display system and gate device

A display system is provided with a display device; the display device including: a light source configured to emit light; and a light guide element configured to guide incident light from the light source; the light guide element including: an emission surface configured to output incident light; and a plurality of light focusing portions configured to change the path of the incident light toward the emission surface, causing the light output to converge toward a convergence point or convergence line outside the light guide element or to radiate from a convergence point or convergence line outside the light guide element and thereby form an image outside the light guide element. The display device presents information as an image, e.g., as a stereoscopic image.. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180182201

Display device and game machine

A display device including: a light guide plate configured to present a plurality of patterns; a plurality of light sources aligned along one sidewall of the light guide plate with each light source corresponding to a pattern among the plurality of patterns; a storage unit configured to store lighting sequence information; and a controller configured to control the turning on and off of the plurality of light sources in accordance with the lighting sequence information; the light guide plate including: an incidence surface configured to allow visible light emitted from the light sources to enter the light guide plate; and for each of the plurality of patterns, a plurality of prisms configured to reflect the visible light emitted from a light source corresponding to the pattern and entering the light guide plate from the incidence surface toward the other surface of the light guide plate.. . ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180792

Optical device and optical system

An optical device includes: a light guide plate; a first light emission part provided in a first region of the light guide plate, the first light emission part having optical surfaces that cause the light incident thereon to exit from a first emission surface and a second emission surface opposite the first emission surface; and a second light emission part provided in a second region of the light guide plate, the second light emission part having optical surfaces that cause the light incident thereon to exit from the first emission surface and the second emission surface. The optical device configured to control the luminous flux from the first and second emission surfaces via the optical surfaces in the first and second light emission parts to thereby control how leaked light is perceived by an observer on the opposite side of the emission surface of the light guide plate.. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180455

Flow measurement device, flow measurement method, and flow measurement program

A flow measurement device includes a flow sensor that senses a flow rate of a measurement target fluid flowing through a main channel, a characteristic-value obtaining unit that includes a heater heating the target fluid and a temperature sensor sensing a temperature of the target fluid, and obtains a characteristic value of the target fluid, and a flow rate correction unit that corrects a flow rate of the target fluid calculated based on a sensing signal from the flow sensor using the characteristic value of the target fluid obtained by the characteristic-value obtaining unit. The heater and the temperature sensor are arranged parallel to each other in a direction orthogonal to a flow direction of the target fluid. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178456

Seal bar and heat sealing apparatus

A technique for accurately detecting a temperature of a sealing surface which is not affected by sealing conditions or the like is provided. A seal bar (1) is a rod-shaped seal bar having a sealing surface (11a) and includes a heater (13) and a temperature sensor (14). ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180177998

Low-frequency treatment device, main body portion for low-frequency treatment device, pad for low-frequency treatment device, combination of pad and holder for low-frequency treatment device

A low-frequency treatment device includes: a pad configured to be attached to a body of a user; a holder configured to hold the pad; and a main body portion configured to be attached to the holder. The holder and the main body portion are engaged, with a clearance of a predetermined distance for arranging the pad being formed therebetween. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180177997

Low-frequency treatment device, pad for low-frequency treatment device, main body portion for low-frequency treatment device, holder for low-frequency treatment device, and combination of pad and holder for low-frequency treatment device

The present invention includes a guiding engagement portion configured such that a holder and a main body portion for supplying a low-frequency pulse current to a pad engage in a state in which the main body portion is attached to the holder, and the holder and the main body portion are disengaged in a state in which the main body portion is removed. The guiding engagement portion is formed so as to allow the holder and the main body portion to engage by moving in a direction of approaching each other during the attachment, and during the removal, disengage the holder and the main body portion by restricting movement in a direction opposite to the movement direction during the attachment, and allowing the main body portion to move with respect to the holder in a direction intersecting the direction of approaching each other.. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180177575

Electric toothbrush and method for operating an electric toothbrush

An electric toothbrush that detects plaque on the teeth, ensures accurate plaque detection, and performs cleaning of plaque. The electric toothbrush may include a body having a gripping part and a stem with a brush unit detachably coupled to the body. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180177485

Biological sound measurement apparatus

A biological sound measurement apparatus includes a head portion including a detection portion that is able to come into contact with a body surface of a biological body and detect a biological sound made by the biological body, and a finger placement portion that a finger can come into contact with and that is located on a side opposite to a pressure receiving surface of the detection portion that comes into contact with the body surface, a main body portion that is gripped by the user, and a connection portion that has flexibility and connects the head portion and the main body portion.. . ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180177482

Biological sound measurement apparatus

A biological sound measurement apparatus includes a housing that has an opening and defines a housing space in which a sound detector is housed, and a housing cover that covers the housing. An outer wall surface of the housing includes a first wall surface that protrudes farthest toward a body surface in a contact state and includes the opening, a step wall surface that is closer to the sound detector than the first wall surface, a first side wall surface that connects a level difference between the step wall surface and the first wall surface, and a second side wall surface that is bent relative to the step wall surface. ... Omron Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180177414

Fluid bladder, blood pressure measurement cuff, blood pressure monitor, and blood pressure measurement method

A fluid bladder has a first fluid bladder region that inflates due to receiving a supply of fluid and is contained in a portion of an outer circumferential surface of a measurement site in a lengthwise direction of a cuff, the portion corresponding to a first half surface, where an artery is. Also, the fluid bladder has an expansion region that is expanded due to an action from outside, and is contained at a portion of the outer circumferential surface of the measurement site that corresponds to a second half surface, in the lengthwise direction of the cuff. ... Omron Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180176693

Acoustic transducer

Provided is an acoustic transducer including: a semiconductor substrate; a vibrating membrane provided above the semiconductor substrate, including a vibrating electrode; and a fixed membrane provided above the semiconductor substrate, including a fixed electrode, the acoustic transducer detecting a sound wave according to changes in capacitances between the vibrating electrode and the fixed electrode, converting the sound wave into electrical signals, and outputting the electrical signals. At least one of the vibrating electrode and the fixed electrode is divided into a plurality of divided electrodes, and the plurality of divided electrodes outputting the electrical signals.. ... Omron Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180175743

Step up/down inverter circuit and method for controlling same

A step up/down inverter circuit (10) is provided with: a plus line (13p) and a minus line (13m) connected to the plus terminal and minus terminal of a dc power supply, respectively; a voltage dividing circuit (14), a first leg (15), and a second leg (16) which are disposed between the plus line (13p) and the minus line (13m); a first reactor l1, having one end connected to a first intra-leg wiring connecting the switching elements sw1, 2 of the first leg (15); a second reactor l2, having one end connected to second intra-leg wiring connecting the switching elements sw3, 4 of the second leg (16) and having the other end connected to the other end of the first reactor (l1); a bidirectional switching element sw5 disposed between the first intra-leg wiring and a w-terminal (12w); another bidirectional switching element sw6 disposed between the second intra-leg wiring and a u-terminal (12u); and a smoothing circuit (17) for smoothing the voltages output from the bidirectional switching elements sw5, 6.. . ... Omron Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180174774

Contact member, sliding contact, electrical device and method for producing contact member

A surface layer including a base material made of a conductor and dispersed particles dispersed in the base material is formed on a surface of a fixed contact, and the dispersed particles each include a base particle that is metal oxide and a coating layer formed on an outer surface of the base particle.. . ... Omron Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180174772

Switch

A switch includes a first fixed terminal, a second fixed terminal, and a slider. The slider includes an energizing movable contact portion and two opening/closing movable contact portions which are separated from each other. ... Omron Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180173052

Display device

A display device includes a transparent liquid crystal panel configured to allow an object arranged at the rear surface to be viewed from the front surface; a first polarizer arranged on at least one of the front surface and the rear surface of the transparent liquid crystal panel; a light source; a light guide element arranged at the other of the front surface and the rear surface of the transparent liquid crystal panel; a second polarizer arranged between the light guide element and the transparent liquid crystal panel, or between the light guide element and the light source and arranged to not block at least a portion of light transmitted through the light guide element via the object; and a controller.. . ... Omron Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172808

Object detection device

An object detection device includes: a light emitter; a light receiver; a rotating scanner having a mirror and reflecting light from the light emitter off the mirror by rotating the mirror to scan the reflected light over a predetermined range, and reflecting light reflected off a target off the mirror to guide the reflected light to the light receiver; an object detector detecting whether there is a target, based on a light reception signal; a light guider guiding light from the light emitter to the light receiver; and a failure detector detecting whether there is a failure, based on a light emission state of the light emitter and a light reception state by the light receiver. The light guider receives light emitted from the light emitter and reflected off the mirror, and reflects the light off the mirror to guide the reflected light to the light receiver.. ... Omron Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172751

Test device

A bypass diode with a disconnection fault is identified. A test device includes: a signal introduction circuit that applies a disconnection position identification signal to between a positive electrode and a negative electrode of a solar battery string; and a fault calculating part that identifies the bypass diode with a disconnection fault on the basis of an ac component of a voltage between a frame ground and the positive electrode or an ac component of a voltage between the frame ground and the negative electrode when the disconnection position identification signal is applied.. ... Omron Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180168505

Contact-type sensor

The present invention limits measurement error and sensor element damage. When a contact-type sensor (200) is placed in contact with skin (10), a gap (200a) is formed between the skin (10) and a sensor element (214). ... Omron Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180167741

Capacitive transducer system, capacitive transducer, and acoustic sensor

A capacitive transducer system has a capacitive transducer, and a controller. The capacitive transducer includes a first fixed electrode, a second fixed electrode, and a vibration electrode disposed between the first fixed electrode and the second fixed electrode so as to face the first and second fixed electrodes through gaps. ... Omron Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180167740

Acoustic sensor and capacitive transducer

An acoustic sensor has a semiconductor substrate having an opening, a back plate that is disposed facing the opening of the semiconductor substrate, that is configured to function as a fixed electrode, and that has sound holes that allow passage of air, a vibration electrode film disposed facing the back plate through a void, and a casing configured to house the substrate, the back plate, and the vibration electrode film, and having a pressure hole that allows inflow of air. The acoustic sensor converts transformation of the vibration electrode film into a change in capacitance between the vibration electrode film and the back plate to detect sound pressure.. ... Omron Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180167029

Inspection support apparatus and control method thereof, inspection system, and control program

A storage unit stores a defect correlation table indicating what influence a given type of defect will have on the inspection of the other types of defects. When an obtainment unit obtains an inspection result of inspecting for a defect, an influence determination unit refers to the defect correlation table and determines the influence of the other types of defects on the inspection result. ... Omron Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180166589

Photovoltaic power generation system inspection apparatus and inspection method

A defect number determination unit determines whether or not a solar cell string is defective in a plurality of positions on the basis of whether or not a combined impedance found from impedances in the case where an inspection signal is applied to a p terminal and an n terminal of the solar cell string deviates from a reference impedance by greater than or equal to a predetermined threshold.. . ... Omron Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164788

Production system, controller, and control method

A production system includes a manufacturing apparatus, a post-processing apparatus, conveyors for transporting workpieces manufactured by the manufacturing apparatus to the post-processing apparatus, an image sensor arranged above a conveyor connected to the manufacturing apparatus to recognize workpieces traveling on the conveyor and measure the workpiece density on the conveyor, a robot that picks each workpiece on the conveyor connected to the manufacturing apparatus, and a controller. The controller performs a first task for identifying each workpiece position on the conveyor using a recognition result from the image sensor and causing the robot to pick a target workpiece, a second task for processing in the manufacturing apparatus, a third task for processing in the post-processing apparatus, and a fourth task for adjusting a processing capability of the manufacturing apparatus and/or the post-processing apparatus using the workpiece density measured by the image sensor.. ... Omron Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164770

Controller, control program, and control method

A controller includes a feature quantity generation unit that generates, from data associated with a control target, a feature quantity appropriate for detecting an abnormality in the control target, a machine learning unit that performs machine learning using the feature quantity, an abnormality detection unit that detects the abnormality based on an abnormality detection parameter determined from a learning result of the machine learning, and the feature quantity, an instruction unit that instructs the abnormality detection unit to detect the abnormality, and a data compression unit that compresses data about the feature quantity and provides the compressed data to the machine learning unit and the abnormality detection unit. The instruction unit transmits a request for detecting the abnormality to the abnormality detection unit. ... Omron Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164768

Control system, control program, and control method

A control system includes a controller for controlling a control target and redundant devices accessible from the controller. The control system includes a feature quantity generation unit that generates a feature quantity from data associated with the redundant devices, an abnormality detection unit that determines whether an abnormality has occurred in one of the redundant devices based on the feature quantity generated by the feature quantity generation unit and a predetermined abnormality detection parameter, a switch unit that switches the redundant devices between a working mode and a standby mode when the abnormality detection unit determines that an abnormality has occurred, and a learning unit that performs machine learning using the data associated with the redundant devices to determine the abnormality detection parameter.. ... Omron Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164492

Light guide plate, display device and game machine

A light guide plate formed from a panel transparent to visible light has a first incidence surface provided to form a sidewall of the light guide plate that faces a light source configured to emit visible light, and a plurality of prisms provided in a predetermined region on one surface of the light guide plate. The prisms include a reflection surface that reflects the visible light emitted from the light source and entering the light guide plate from the first incidence surface toward another surface of the light guide plate. ... Omron Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180163454

Vehicle door opening and closing control device

A vehicle door opening and closing control device opens or closes a door of a vehicle according to a kicking motion of a leg detected by a kick sensor. A threshold is set for output from the kick sensor. ... Omron Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180160919

Pressure pulse wave sensor and biological information measurement device

A pressure pulse wave sensor includes: a sensor chip including: a pressure-sensitive element row configured by a plurality of pressure-sensitive elements arranged in one direction; and a chip-side terminal portion placed in an end portion in the one direction of a pressure-sensitive surface on which the pressure-sensitive element row is formed, and electrically connected to the pressure-sensitive element row; and a substrate including a concave portion, the sensor chip fixed to a bottom surface of the concave portion, a substrate-side terminal portion for being electrically connected to the chip-side terminal portion is disposed on a surface of the substrate in which the concave portion is formed, and the pressure pulse wave sensor further includes: an electroconductive member connecting the chip-side terminal portion and the substrate-side terminal portion to each other; and a protective member covering the electroconductive member.. . ... Omron Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180160918

Pulse wave measurement device

A pulse wave measurement device includes: a pressure pulse wave sensor including: a semiconductor substrate on which a pressure-sensitive element and a first terminal portion electrically connected to the pressure-sensitive element are formed; and a rigid substrate which includes a second terminal portion electrically connected to the first terminal portion, and to which the semiconductor substrate is fixed; a flexible substrate which includes a wiring electrically connected to the second terminal portion, and to which the rigid substrate is fixed; and a protective layer which is configured by an insulating material, and which covers and protects the semiconductor substrate. The flexible substrate includes a terminal which is held at a potential equal to a potential of the semiconductor substrate, and which is outwardly exposed, and the terminal is in contact with the protective layer.. ... Omron Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180158632

Power generation apparatus and wireless switch

A wireless switch includes a cover member, a button member, a first plunger, a second plunger, a trigger spring, a return spring, a shaft, a housing, and a power generation module. An intermediate member constituted of the first plunger, the second plunger, the trigger spring, the return spring, and the shaft is connected between the button member and the power generation module. ... Omron Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180158626

Wireless switch

A wireless switch includes a button member, a power generation module, an rf module, and a notification unit. The button member is mounted in a housing, and is configured to move. ... Omron Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180157692

Data flow control device and data flow control method

A dataflow control apparatus has a causal network storage unit that stores a causal network representing a causal relationship between a plurality of indices that include at least a plurality of device indices which are respectively data obtained in a plurality of devices and an objective index which is an index that an application controls or predicts, a device index selection unit that selects, based on the causal network, at least one device index having a causal relationship with the objective index of the application, from among the plurality of device indices, in a case where a data request is received from the application, and a dataflow control unit that controls the dataflow, such that data obtained in the device corresponding to the selected device index is provided to the application.. . ... Omron Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180157233

Communication system, communication device, and communication program

A communication system includes a communication device functioning as a master device and a plurality of slave devices communicably connected to the communication device via a communication line, the communication device setting a prescribed address in an added slave device based on a position of the added slave device in a topology composed of a plurality of slave devices, judging whether a change has possibly occurred in the topology when the prescribed address is set in the added slave device, if there is an erroneously set slave device whose address was erroneously set, specifying that slave device, when it is judged that a change has possibly occurred, and resetting the address of the specified erroneously set slave device to an original address.. . ... Omron Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180156938

Object detection device

An object detection device includes a first substrate with a laser diode thereon; a second substrate with a photodiode thereon; a holding member holding the first and second substrates; an optical deflector deflecting light projected from the ld to irradiate a target with the deflected light, and deflects light reflected off the target; and a reflecting mirror guiding the reflected light deflected by the optical deflector to the pd. The ld is mounted on a mounting surface of the first substrate to project light mainly in a direction parallel to the mounting surface. ... Omron Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180153499

Operation device and x-ray imaging unit

An operation device (200) for remotely operating an x-ray imaging device (1) includes an operation unit (280), a grip detection unit (240), which determines whether an operation received by the operation unit (280) is a normal operation or an erroneous operation, and a control unit (230), which transmits an operation signal corresponding to the operation to the x-ray imaging device (1). The control unit (230) transmits the signal when the grip detection unit (240) determines that the operation is a normal operation. ... Omron Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180153421

Pulse measurement device, pulse measurement method, and pulse measurement program

In the present invention, a pulse wave signal expressing a pulse is obtained by detecting a pulse of a measurement subject using a pulse wave sensor (s ii). The pulse wave signal is stored in a storage unit. ... Omron Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180150096

Power converter

A power converter capable of minimizing the amount of fluctuation in the input power value to the boost circuit when changing the number of operating circuits and the switching frequency; when reducing the number of boost chopper circuits operating and the switching frequency the controller reduces the duty cycle of the pwm signal to a circuit to be halted while said circuit scheduled for halt operates, whereafter the controller halts operation of said circuit scheduled for halt and changes the switching frequency to a frequency corresponding to the state determination value.. . ... Omron Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180150071

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, information processing method, and information processing program

An information processing apparatus includes a communication unit capable of communicating with mobile communication terminals, a detection unit that detects an event indicating a phenomenon that has occurred in a production apparatus, a first determination unit that determines mobile communication terminals associated with the event to be notified, as notification destination candidates for every type of event, mobile communication terminals to be notification destinations, an acquisition unit that acquires the current position of each mobile communication terminal that is a notification destination candidate, a calculation unit that calculates a time period for each mobile communication terminal that is a notification destination candidate to reach the production apparatus, and a second determination unit that determines a mobile communication terminal whose calculated first time period is relatively short, as a notification destination of the event to be notified, from among the mobile communication terminals that are the notification destination candidates.. . ... Omron Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180149557

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, information processing method, and information processing program

A programmable display device, which is an example of an information processing apparatus, is provided with an access unit configured to access information within an external storage device, a detection unit for detecting an event indicating a phenomenon that has occurred in a production apparatus, and a monitoring unit for monitoring the access destination within the storage device that is referenced by the access unit after a predetermined event is detected by the detection unit, and storing the access destination in a storage device in association with the predetermined event.. . ... Omron Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180146867

Fluid bladder, fluid bladder manufacturing method, blood pressure measurement cuff, and blood pressure monitor

A fluid bladder includes multiple segment bladders that are each formed by folding one sheet in half in a width direction x extending along an artery passing through the measurement site, welding or adhering edge portions on a side opposite to the folding location for folding in half, and welding or adhering edge portions in a lengthwise direction y. The multiple segment bladders are stacked in a width direction orthogonal to the measurement site and integrated, and the folding locations are arranged alternatingly on opposite sides in the width direction.. ... Omron Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180146519

Display device

A display device is configured to show an image inside a vehicle, and mounted inside the vehicle as an internal component. The display device has a light source configured to emit light, and a light guide element configured to guide incident light from the light source. ... Omron Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180144895

Electromagnetic device and electromagnetic relay using same

An electromagnetic device includes a spool having a cylindrical body with a through hole, a secondary coil formed in a spiral shape along an outer peripheral surface of the cylindrical body and formed with a closed circuit by metal plating, and a primary coil formed of a conductive wire wound around the secondary coil via an insulating material covering the secondary coil. An induced current, generated by applying a voltage to any one of the primary coil and the secondary coil, is allowed to flow to the other coil different from the one coil.. ... Omron Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180144892

Magnetic shield structure

A magnetic shield structure includes a housing made of a dielectric material, and a magnetic shield body formed by metal plating. The magnetic shield body is partially provided on at least one of an outer surface and an inner surface that form a surface of the housing made of the dielectric material.. ... Omron Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180143606

Control system and control device

A control system includes a control device that repeatedly performs a series of pieces of processing including i/o refresh processing and program execution processing. The control system includes: a first obtainment unit that obtains a first sample value group collected by repeatedly performing the i/o refresh processing in a first control period; a second obtainment unit that obtains a second sample value group collected by repeatedly performing the i/o refresh processing in a second control period longer than the first control period; a determination unit that determines whether a first frequency component in the first sample value group and a second frequency component in the second sample value group are substantially identical to each other; and a change unit that changes the first control period to the second control period under a condition that the first frequency component and the second frequency component are substantially identical to each other.. ... Omron Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180141487

Vehicle display device

A vehicle display device is configured for installation to a vehicle and includes a mirror element configured to reflect external light entering from a front surface toward the front surface, and a light emitting device. The light emitting device includes a light source configured to emit light, and a light guide element configured to guide incident light from the light source. ... Omron Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180140209

Blood pressure meter

A blood pressure meter includes a pump and a first fluid path provided inside a main body. The first fluid path feeds a fluid from the pump to a fluid bladder or discharges the fluid from the fluid bladder. ... Omron Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180138815

Voltage converting device

A voltage converting device is provided between a dc power supply and a load and includes parallelly-connected first and second voltage converting circuits and a control unit. The second voltage converting circuit has a rated output greater than that of the first voltage converting circuit. ... Omron Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180137791

Mirror unit and display device

A mirror unit includes a mirror element configured to reflect external light entering from a front surface toward the front surface, and a display device configured to show an image. The display device includes a light source configured to emit light, and a light guide element configured to guide incident light from the light source. ... Omron Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180136639

Controller, control method for controller, and information processing program

A human machine interface (hmi) records a series of operations including one or more user operations performed on a device together with a procedure. The human machine interface causes the device to perform processing assigned to each of the one or more recorded user operations by following the recorded procedure.. ... Omron Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180129061

Optical device

An optical device has a light guide plate that guides light in a plane parallel to an emission surface thereof, an optical deflection surface that deflects light entering the light guide plate from a light source that faces a plane parallel to at least the emission surface or the surface opposite the emission surface, so that the light travels along the light guide direction of the light guide plate, and a plurality of light focusing portions. Each of the light focusing portions includes an optical surface whereon the light deflected by the optical deflection surface and guided by the light guide plate is incident, and which causes the emission surface to output emission light that converges substantially on a convergence point or convergence line in a space, or that radiates substantially from a convergence point or convergence line in a space.. ... Omron Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120810

Control system, and control method and program for control system

A plc system includes a displacement sensor, drives, and a plc. When an unmeasurable condition is detected at a data obtaining position, the plc system moves the displacement sensor back to the position at which the unmeasurable condition is detected, and again performs measurement. ... Omron Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120806

Control system, and control method and program for control system

A plc system includes a displacement sensor, drives, and a plc. The plc system obtains line measurement data including a plurality of pieces of measurement information (1d information) from the displacement sensor and a plurality of pieces of positional information from the drives that are read in accordance with a measurement range and a measurement interval (measurement recording position) defined by the plc for measuring an object a, and generates 2d shape data.. ... Omron Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120805

Control system, and control method and program for control system

A plc system includes a displacement sensor, drives, and a plc. The plc system performs a data obtaining process for obtaining one-dimensional information from the displacement sensor and positional information from the drives in a task with a first constant cycle, and performs a data generation process for generating two-dimensional shape data or three-dimensional shape data based on the obtained measurement data in a task with a second constant cycle, and can set an amount of processing to be performed for one task in the data generation process.. ... Omron Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120804

Monitoring system, monitoring device, and monitoring method

A monitoring system, a monitoring device, and a monitoring method that can facilitate designing of a working environment are provided. Positions of a worker and a robot in a three-dimensional space are specified, at least one protection area to secure safe work of the worker and the robot is set, whether at least one of the worker and the robot intrudes into the protection area is determined, the motion of the robot is limited when at least one of the worker and the robot intrudes into the protection area, a protection area for executing the determination is being switched from multiple set protection areas, and it is possible to set the protection area when the worker works in a common area in which a work area of the worker and a work area of the robot overlap and set the protection area when the robot works in the common area.. ... Omron Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120090

Control system, and control method and program for control system

A plc system includes a displacement sensor, drives, and a plc. The plc system obtains line measurement data including a plurality of pieces of measurement information or 1d information from the displacement sensor and a plurality of pieces of positional information from the drives that are read in accordance with measurement intervals, generates 2d shape data, and generates 2d shape data as 1d arrangement information for every measurement interval from combination line measurement data combining the 1d information and the positional information.. ... Omron Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120087

Control system, and control method and program for control system

A plc system includes a displacement sensor, drives, and a plc. In the plc system, the trace control unit calculates a target position at which a distance between the displacement sensor and the object is constant based on measurement information (1d information) from which measurement noise (noise information) has been removed by the filter and positional information from the drives.. ... Omron Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180116624

Operation device, control method, and x-ray imaging unit

An operation device (200) for wirelessly operating an x-ray imaging device (1) is held in a removable manner in a holder (100) included in the x-ray imaging device (1). The operation device (200) includes a control unit (211) that provides a notification when detecting that a predetermined condition is satisfied while the operation device (200) remains removed from the holder (100). ... Omron Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180109655

Control device and communication device

A configuration for realizing time synchronization between different protocols is provided. There is provided a control device that constitutes a control system for controlling machines or facilities. ... Omron Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180106668

Bijection photoelectric sensor and target detection system

Embodiments of the invention relate to a bijection photoelectric sensor and a target detection system. The bijection photoelectric sensor includes a light projector and a light receiver. ... Omron Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101393

Arithmetic operation device and control apparatus

A new configuration for transmitting and receiving multiple types of data having different characteristics using a common communication line is provided. An arithmetic operation device configuring a control apparatus includes: a communication circuit exchanging data with one or multiple functional units through a communication line; a processor that executes a first process used for issuing a first request for transmitting or receiving data through the communication line in every period set in advance and a second process of issuing a second request for transmitting data through the communication line when a condition set in advance is satisfied; and a control circuit that starts to operate the communication circuit in response to the first request and the second request issued by the processor. ... Omron Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101383

Arithmetic device and control apparatus

An arithmetic device and a control apparatus capable of executing a process according to an event occurring in one or more functional units connected through a communication circuit are provided. The arithmetic device configuring the control apparatus includes: a communication circuit for exchanging data with the functional units through the communication line; a processor for executing at least one of an arithmetic processing using data acquired from the functional units and a generation processing of data to be transmitted to the functional units; and a monitoring circuit connected to the communication circuit and the processor, and includes: a detection unit that detects an event occurring in the arithmetic device; a storage unit that stores a message associated with each event; and a start unit that gives an instruction to the communication circuit in accordance with the detected event to transmit a message associated with the detected event.. ... Omron Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101381

Arithmetic operation device and control apparatus

An arithmetic operation device configuring a control apparatus includes: a communication circuit that is used for exchanging data with functional units through a communication line; a processor that is used for executing a user program executing at least one of an arithmetic operation process using data acquired from the functional units and a generating process of data to be transmitted to the functional units; and a monitoring circuit that is connected to the communication circuit and the processor. The monitoring circuit gives a notification from the communication circuit to the functional units on the basis of at least one of detection of shutoff of power supplied to the arithmetic operation device and reception of a preliminary notification before the shutoff of the power supplied to the arithmetic operation device, and the notification is used for executing a process according to shutoff of power supply to the arithmetic operation device.. ... Omron Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101087

Display device

A display device includes an image projection device, a light guide plate, and a mask. The light guide plate includes deflectors arranged in a propagation direction of a light beam emitted from the image projection device and entering the light guide plate. ... Omron Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180100979

Display device

A display device configured to show an image inside an instrument panel for a vehicle includes: a light source configured to emit light; and a light guide element configured to guide incident light from the light source. The light guide element includes: an emission surface configured to output incident light; and a plurality of light focusing portions configured to change the path of the incident light toward the emission surface, causing the light output to converge toward a convergence point or convergence line outside the light guide element or to radiate from a convergence point or convergence line outside the light guide element and thereby form an image outside the light guide element. ... Omron Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180100738

Laser radar system

A laser radar system is installed in a moving body and includes a plurality of scanning type laser radar devices which detect distances to an object. The scanning type laser radar device has a first direction and a second direction in a scanning range. ... Omron Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180099642

Door control system, control device, and mobile device

In a door control system, a reservation signal is transmitted when a user operates a mobile device and reserves opening a door, a control device transmits a reservation acceptance signal and starts transmitting a response request signal upon receipt of the reservation signal. When the mobile device receives the reservation acceptance signal, a mobile device memory stores information indicating that the reservation is accepted and authorized and a notification unit notifies the user of authorization. ... Omron Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180098453

Electronic device

An electronic device includes a first circuit board and a second circuit board arranged to have their first main surfaces facing each other, and a casing containing the first and second circuit boards. The first circuit board has the first main surface having a first electronic component with a mounting height from the first main surface toward the second circuit board greater than a distance between the first and second circuit boards. ... Omron Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095513

Controller, control method, and program

A control unit included in a plc generates power-cut retaining information to be retained at a power cut, and stores the generated power-cut retaining information into a main memory. The control unit includes a file system unit for reading and writing target information from and into a nonvolatile memory. ... Omron Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095451

Locus generation apparatus, control method for locus generation apparatus, control program, and storage medium

An apparatus includes an input reception unit for receiving a designated driving time, and a locus unit that generates a torque locus with a maximum value at its minimum by adjusting a switching timing and a maximum value under the conditions that the torque locus is a rectangular wave, the absolute values of the maximum value and the minimum value of torque are equal, and switching between the maximum value and the minimum value of the torque occurs once.. . ... Omron Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095447

Program development supporting apparatus, program development supporting method, and program development supporting program

According to the invention, a ladder diagram program is stored with the data capacity suppressed. A program development supporting part 11 includes a calculation part 111 and a storage part 112. ... Omron Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095442

Programmable logic controller

A power supply circuit in a plc includes a first node that receives a dc voltage with a first level, a second node that outputs a voltage for driving a control unit, wiring connecting the first and second nodes, a first rectifier on the wiring having a forward direction from the first node to the second node, a charger for charging and discharging, a first converter that converts a discharging voltage from the charger into a dc voltage with a second level lower than the first level and outputs the voltage, and a second rectifier connected between an output of the first converter and the second node to have a forward direction from the first converter to the second node.. . ... Omron Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095438

Control apparatus, control method for control apparatus, control program, and storage medium

A control apparatus and the like may include a time allocation setting unit that sets a time allocation for steps in the total driving time, and an operation value calculation unit that calculates minimum operation values for the times set by the time allocation setting unit, and the time allocation setting unit sets the time allocation of the steps in the total driving time such that the difference between the minimum operation values of the steps falls within a predetermined range.. . ... Omron Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095434

Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program

Provided is an information processing apparatus capable of reducing the time and efforts for correcting a parameter group used by a controller during execution of a control program. The information processing apparatus (10) includes a simulator (51) that simulates a control program to be executed by a controller (30) that controls a machine, a reading part that reads a first format file (16) generated based on a parameter group that is used by the simulator (51) during simulation of the control program, and a generation part that generates and outputs the parameter group to be provided to the controller (30) based on the first format file (16) that has been read.. ... Omron Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180094793

Projection optical system and object detection device

A projection optical system includes a laser diode; a laser diode module having a plurality of the laser diodes one-line arranged; a light projecting lens to adjust spread of light emitted from the respective laser diodes; and an optical deflector to deflect light passing through the light projecting lens and irradiate a target with the deflected light. The laser diodes emit light such that the light spreads at a first angle in a first direction and spreads at a second angle being wider than the first angle in a second direction being perpendicular to the first direction. ... Omron Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180093134

Exercise assistance apparatus, exercise assistance method, and exercise assistance program

An exercise assistance apparatus, an exercise assistance method, and an exercise assistance program, according to which it is possible to cause a user to perform exercise at an appropriate load. An exercise assistance apparatus includes: a pulse measurement unit that measures a pulse rate of a user, a movement pace measurement unit that measures a movement pace of the user and a guide unit that guides the movement pace of the user based on a pulse rate range set in advance by the user, the pulse rate measured by the pulse measurement unit, and the movement pace measured by the movement pace measurement unit.. ... Omron Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180092215

Circuit structure

Provided is a circuit structure in which the occurrence of wiring line breakage due to deformation of a resin molded body is suppressed. A circuit structure (1) includes an electronic component (3) having an electrode (31, 32), a resin molded body (2) in which the electronic component (3) is embedded, and a wiring line (41, 42) connected to the electrode (31, 32). ... Omron Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091806

Screen image generation apparatus, screen image generation method, and screen image generation program

A screen image generation apparatus includes a screen generation unit, a screen display duration database, and a display duration calculation unit. The screen generation unit generates a screen image to be displayed by an external device. ... Omron Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180090981

Rechargeable battery controller

A rechargeable battery controller combined with a rechargeable battery is used in an existing pv system. The rechargeable battery controller changes the charge/discharge power of the rechargeable battery, based on a measured input voltage value and a measured input current value of the pcs, to allow input power of the pcs to be nearer a target value by a power value less than a value obtained by multiplying a voltage variation under mppt control using hill climbing and the measured input current value of the pcs.. ... Omron Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180089919

Vehicle communication system, vehicle-mounted device, and portable device

A vehicle communication system includes a vehicle-mounted device and a portable device. In the vehicle communication system, a transmission unit transmits a first to third radio signals having intensities weaker in this order, a measurement unit measures an intensity of each of the radio signals, and a determination unit that determines whether an intensity difference between any two of the radio signals among the radio signals measured by the measurement unit is larger than a threshold value. ... Omron Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088553

Control device, control program and control method

The invention provides a control device comprising: an actual value obtaining part, obtaining a torque actual value and a velocity actual value, wherein the torque actual value represents a torque generated by the driving source and the velocity actual value represents a velocity of the motion body; an inferring part, which calculates an external force inferred value and a velocity inferred value every other operation period based on the torque actual value by using an operation formula of a predetermined model representing driving of the motion body, wherein the external force inferring value represents an external force generated by the control system; and an output part, evaluating a reliability of the external force inferred value based on the velocity inferred value calculated together if the inferring part calculates the external inferred value, and effectively outputting the external force inferred value when it is judged that there is a designated reliability.. . ... Omron Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088251

Multi-optical axis photoelectric sensor

A multi-optical axis photoelectric sensor includes a sensor unit configured to detect whether each of plural optical axes formed between a projection unit and a light receiving unit is in a light shielding state, the sensor unit including the projection unit and the light receiving unit, the projection unit including plural projection elements, the light receiving unit including plural light receiving elements disposed opposite the plural projection elements. The multi-optical axis photoelectric sensor also includes a control unit that controls the light receiving unit, communication cables of plural signal wirings through which a signal is input to and output from the control unit, and a communicator that conducts communication between the control unit and an external device through a common wiring sharing one of the communication cables with a communication wiring.. ... Omron Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180085074

Holding mechanism for operation device and x-ray imaging unit

A holder (100) included in an x-ray imaging device holds an operation device for wirelessly operating the x-ray imaging device in a removable manner. The holder (100) sets the operation device unremovable when the x-ray imaging device is not in operation, and sets the operation device removable when the x-ray imaging device is in operation. ... Omron Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180084639

Three-dimensional circuit structure

An electronic component (11) is embedded in an end portion of a surface (p1) and an end portion of a surface (p2) adjacent to each other in a three-dimensional base (2). The portion of an electrode (21) exposed from the surface (p1) and an electrode (101) of a packaged ic (41) are connected to each other via a wiring line (201). ... Omron Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180083547

Distributed power system, dc-dc converter, and power conditioner

A distributed power system that is connected to a utility grid during both daytime and nighttime includes a plurality of power supplies including a solar array, a non-isolated dc-dc converter that has an input terminal and an output terminal and raises, at a predetermined step-up ratio, a dc voltage input from the power supplies via the input terminal and outputs the dc voltage via the output terminal, an inverter that converts the dc voltage output from the dc-dc converter via the output terminal into an alternating current, and a potential adjustment section that adjusts a potential at a negative electrode of the solar array to a potential higher than a potential at a negative electrode of the inverter at least during nighttime.. . ... Omron Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180082809

Switch

A switch includes a base on which a bearing body having a bearing part at an upper end is provided in a protruding manner, an operating lever having an operating shaft with a lower end surface rotatably supported by the bearing part, and at least one operating leg extending from the operating shaft toward the base; and at least one contact mechanism having a fixed contact and a movable contact movable by the operating leg during rotation of the operating shaft, the contact mechanism being disposed on an upper surface of the base, with the movable contact opened and closed by the operating leg with respect to the fixed contact.. . ... Omron Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081338

Program processing apparatus and program

A program processing apparatus processes an hmi program for factory automation. The program processing apparatus includes a control unit that controls the program processing apparatus. ... Omron Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180080763

X-ray inspection apparatus and control method

An x-ray inspection apparatus includes a 3d processing unit that performs 3d imaging of a first area in an inspection area, a 2d processing unit that performs 2d imaging of a second area in the inspection area, an extraction unit that extracts 3d information for a first inspection target from a 3d image of the first area, and 2d information for a second inspection target from a 2d image of the second area, a 3d information estimation unit that estimates 3d information for the second inspection target using the extracted 3d information for the first inspection target, and an inspection unit that inspects the second inspection target using the 2d information for the second inspection target and the estimated 3d information for the second inspection target.. . ... Omron Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180077792

Reactor, connection member, board module, and electric device

A reactor includes a winding, a magnetic core in the winding, and a connection member extending from the winding and electrically connecting with an electronic component, and being at least partially spiral between the winding and the electronic component. The winding and the connection member are formed from a single conductive member. ... Omron Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180075993

Terminal connection structure and electromagnetic relay using same

A terminal connection structure with a good material yield and high productivity, free of mounting failure. The terminal connection structure is provided with: a base including a terminal hole, a fixed contact terminal portion, a through hole passing through the fixed contact terminal portion along its shaft center and communicating with the terminal hole, and a conductive film formed in a continuous manner on an inner circumferential surface of the terminal hole, an inner circumferential surface of the through hole, and an exposed surface of the fixed contact terminal portion; and a touch piece press-fitted into the terminal hole and electrically connected to the fixed contact terminal portion via the conductive film.. ... Omron Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180075799

Operating apparatus, game machine, and control method

An operating apparatus includes a touch panel, a fluid holder, a display panel, and a fan. The fluid holder is arranged below the touch panel. ... Omron Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180075691

Game machine pushbutton

A pushbutton includes a key top, including a light-transmissive display part, the key top configured to be depressed; and leds configured to emit light toward the display part. The display part includes a bottom surface and a sloped surface, the sloped surface being continuous with an outer edge of the bottom surface and broadening outward as the sloped surface progresses upward from the bottom surface. ... Omron Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180071627

Operating apparatus, game machine, and control method

An operating apparatus operating apparatus includes a touch panel, a first projection portion, a fluid holder, and a second projection portion. The first projection portion is arranged below the touch panel. ... Omron Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180071620

Operating apparatus, game machine, and control method

An operating apparatus includes a touch panel, an led board, and a display panel. The led board is arranged below the touch panel. ... Omron Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180070449

Electronic device

An electronic device where molten solder does not come into contact with a sealant so as not to destroy a sealing function. An electronic device is provided with: an insulating base mounted on a printed circuit board; a common planar terminal provided so as to extend from an outer side surface to a bottom surface edge of the insulating base, and cause electrical continuity between the outer side surface and the bottom surface edge of the insulating base; a cover fitted to the insulating base and covering the common planar terminal; and a sealant sealing a gap between the outer side surface of the insulating base and an inner circumferential surface of the cover. ... Omron Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180068818

Contact mechanism and electromagnetic relay using the same

A contact mechanism has a base, a pair of fixed contact terminals provided side by side on the base, a first contact mechanism including a first fixed contact provided in one of the pair of fixed contact terminals, and a first movable contact that contactably and separably faces the first fixed contact, a second contact mechanism including a second fixed contact provided in another of the pair of fixed contact terminals, and a second movable contact that contactably and separably faces the second fixed contact, and a magnetic field generation unit having a permanent magnet disposed between the first contact mechanism and the second contact mechanism such that magnetic fields in opposite directions are generated respectively between contacts of the first contact mechanism and between contacts of the second contact mechanism when currents in opposite directions flow in the first contact mechanism and the second contact mechanism.. . ... Omron Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067461

Model predictive control device, control method of model predictive control device, information processing program and recording medium

A controller (10) corrects a predictive value in a certain predictive error variation cycle by using the predictive error in a predictive error variation cycle prior to the certain predictive error variation cycle, wherein the predictive error variation cycle is a cycle of a time change of an error, i.e., predictive error, between an actually measured value and a predictive value of the controlled quantity.. . ... Omron Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067460

Model predictive control device, control method of model predictive control device, information processing program and recording medium

The present invention simplifies the processing for compensating an influence for a controlled quantity generated from shaping interference in motion control. A controller (10) as a model predictive control device computes an error between an actually measured value of a controlled quantity in a certain action cycle when shaping interfering is applied and a predictive value of the controlled quantity in the certain action cycle, i.e., the model predictive error, and corrects the predictive value in the action cycle after the certain action cycle by using the computed model predictive error.. ... Omron Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067248

Optical device

An optical device has a light guide plate configured to guide light within a plane parallel to an emission surface thereof, and a plurality of optical deflectors arranged two-dimensionally within a plane parallel to the emission surface. Each of the optical deflectors deflects light propagating through the light guide plate, and causes the emission surface to output light forming an image in a space. ... Omron Corporation








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