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Switch

A switch includes a base; switch parts having a common fixed contact and a first and a second fixed contacts; a slide body having a second movable contact configured to be in contact with the common fixed contact and a first movable contact electrically connected to the common movable contact and configured to be in contact with the first and the second fixed contacts, the slide body rotatably supported by the base; a cover mounted to the base; an operation lever supported by the cover to rotate the slide body; and a reverse spring which biases the slide body and the operation lever to be close to each other. The first movable contact slides to be in contact with or separate from the first and the second fixed contacts, and the second movable contact slides while in contact with the common fixed contact, by rotation of the slide body.. ... Omron Corporation

Optical device and operation input apparatus

An optical device includes a light-guiding plate that guides light in a plane parallel to an emission surface that emits light, and a sensor for detecting an object located on an emission surface side using light that passes through a back surface opposite to the emission surface and through the emission surface. The light-guiding plate has light convergence portions that receive light guided by the light-guiding plate and each have optical surfaces that cause light to be emitted from the emission surface in directions in which the light substantially converges at or scatters from one convergence point or one convergence line in a space, and the convergence points or the convergence lines for the light convergence portions are different from each other, and an image is formed in the space on the emission surface side by a collection of the convergence points or the convergence lines.. ... Omron Corporation

Optical device and optical system

An optical device includes a light-guiding plate and light sources that each emit light to the light-guiding plate. The light-guiding plate has light convergence portions, the light substantially converges at or scatters from a convergence point or line, and an image is formed by a collection of the convergence points or lines, and a light convergence portion causes light to be emitted in directions in which the light substantially converges in or scatters from a range including a point located a first distance apart from the emission surface, and a second light convergence portion causes light to be emitted in directions in which the light substantially converges in or scatters from a range including a point located a second distance, which is longer than the first distance, apart from the emission surface, and the number of first light convergence portions is higher than the number of second light convergence portions.. ... Omron Corporation

Ultrasonic nebulizer

An ultrasonic nebulizer includes: a working tank in which an ultrasonic vibrator is incorporated and in which a working liquid is stored facing the ultrasonic vibrator; a medicine tank that stores a medicinal liquid, at least a bottom portion thereof being dipped in the working liquid; and a main body that includes an oscillation circuit that is to drive the ultrasonic vibrator. The medicine tank is configured to be detachable with respect to the working tank. ... Omron Corporation

Ultrasonic nebulizer

An ultrasonic nebulizer includes a working tank configured to be detachable with respect to a main body. The working tank includes a rod-shaped tank-side contact electrode that extends in a vertical direction along an outer wall of the working tank. ... Omron Corporation

Biological information measuring device

The embodiment provides a control unit for measuring living body information on the basis of pressure pulse waves detected by pressure sensors in a state that the pressure sensors are pressed toward a radius artery by an air bag and display units which are arranged around a wrist in the state that the pressure sensors are pressed toward the radius artery. The control unit performs display controls on the display units. ... Omron Corporation

Electric wave type biosensor

An electric wave type biosensor includes: an electromagnetic wave irradiation unit; and a reflected wave receiving unit which receives a reflected wave and obtains an i signal obtained by multiplying the irradiated electromagnetic wave signal and the received reflected signal, and a q signal obtained by delaying the i signal only by a predetermined phase. The electric wave type biosensor further includes: a differentiation calculation unit which differentiates the i signal and the q signal and calculates an i signal differential value and a q signal differential value; and an angular velocity calculation unit which calculates an angular velocity of the i signal and the q signal, based on the i signal and the q signal and the i signal differential value and the q signal differential value.. ... Omron Corporation

Ultrasonic nebulizer

An ultrasonic nebulizer includes a tank unit configured to be detachable with respect to a main body. The tank unit includes a working tank in which an ultrasonic vibrator is incorporated, a medicine tank, and a medicine tank cover, which are arranged overlaid in the stated order. ... Omron Corporation

Electric wave type biosensor

An electric wave type biosensor includes: an electromagnetic wave irradiation unit; and a reflected wave receiving unit which receives a reflected wave and obtains an i signal and a q signal. The electric wave type biosensor further includes: an i-q norm angular velocity calculation unit which calculates an angular velocity and an iq norm of the i signal and the q signal, based on the i signal and the q signal; a bio-information extract unit which extracts bio-information of the living body, based on the calculated angular velocity; and an output determination unit which determines whether the bio-information extracted by the bio-information extract unit is to be output based on whether a size of the calculated angular velocity is within a first threshold value.. ... Omron Corporation

Belt and wearable device

A belt of the present invention includes a belt main body (10) that extends in the form of a long. Narrow band. ... Omron Corporation

Sink node, sensor network system, information collection method, and information collection program

A sink node forming a sensor network system with one or more sensor nodes includes a communication time period allocation means for allocating, to a target sensor node, a communication time period for measurement information transmission by the target sensor node, to not overlap a communication time period for measurement information transmission by a node related to a wireless communication environment between the target sensor node and sink node, concerning measurement information transmission by a sensor target sensor node other than the target sensor node among the one or more sensor nodes. The communication time period allocation means adjusts a communication time period allocated for subsequent measurement information to be transmitted by the target sensor node, based on a predetermined wireless communication parameter related to the wireless communication environment between the target sensor node and sink node, concerning measurement information transmission by the target sensor node.. ... Omron Corporation

Presentation control device, game machine and program

A presentation control device includes: a first display unit which is a transmissive display unit; a transparent backlight formed of transparent material, provided relative to the first display unit opposite the viewing surface of the first display unit, and configured to emit light toward the first display unit; a light source configured to output object light to the transparent backlight where light from an object provided opposite the light emission plane of the transparent backlight is output toward the transparent backlight and the first display unit; and a display device including a controller configured to control the first display unit, the transparent backlight, and the light source so that light emitted from the transparent backlight shows an image on the first display unit, and so that the object light can pass through the transparent backlight and the first display unit and be output.. . ... Omron Corporation

Inspection apparatus

An inspection apparatus includes a feed-in preparation chamber, an imaging chamber, and a feed-out preparation chamber. Each preparation chamber includes a feed-in unit that receives an inspection object through a first opening, a traverser that translates the received object to a second opening in a direction different from the receiving direction of the object, and a feed-out unit that moves the object in a direction different from a moving direction of the traverser and discharges the object through the second opening. ... Omron Corporation

X-ray inspection apparatus and x-ray inspection method

An x-ray inspection apparatus includes a stage that moves an inspection object, an x-ray source, and/or an x-ray camera by driving a motor, a position detection unit that periodically obtains a position detection value of the motor, and stores the value in association with time, an imaging timing obtaining unit that stores an imaging timing at which imaging is performed by the x-ray camera in association with time, an imaging position calculation unit that calculates relative positions of the inspection object, and the x-ray source and the x-ray camera corresponding to the imaging timing using the position detection value of the motor at the imaging timing, and a reconstruction unit that performs reconstruction using image data captured by the x-ray camera and the relative positions in the image data at the imaging timing.. . ... Omron Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170352511

Relay

A movable member is configured to switch, by rotation, between a first state and a second state. In the first state, the movable member presses a plurality of first movable contact pieces to bring first contacts into contact with first substrate side contact points. ... Omron Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170352499

Contact mechanism and switch using the same

A contact mechanism includes an opening/closing fixed contact, an opening/closing movable contact opposed to the opening/closing fixed contact, and a permanent magnet configured to extend an arc that occurs between the opening/closing fixed contact and the opening/closing movable contact in a predetermined direction. In particular, an arc that occurs from contact surface regions where the opening/closing fixed contact and the opening/closing movable contact make contact with each other is extended by a magnetic force of the permanent magnet and moved to non-contact surface regions where the opening/closing fixed contact and the opening/closing movable contact make no contact with each other.. ... Omron Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170352470

Transformer

A transformer includes a stacked structure in which a plurality of coils is stacked through insulation layers. The stacked structure includes: a primary coil stacked layer including a plurality of primary coil layers connected in parallel with one another; and a secondary coil stacked layer including a plurality of secondary coil layers connected in parallel with one another. ... Omron Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170352260

Radio and slave control apparatus

Provided is a radio formed to be capable of performing wireless communication with sensors, and configured to be connected, through one communication port via wired communication, to a slave control apparatus configured to be communicably connected to a master control apparatus with a predetermined communication method. The radio generates one communication packet formed with the predetermined communication method and transmitted from the radio to the slave control apparatus, such that pieces of measured data measured by the sensors are included in the one communication packet in accordance with a predetermined order in which the slave control apparatus or the master control apparatus can determine which sensor measured which piece of the measured data of the sensors, and the radio transmits the generated one communication packet to the slave control apparatus via wired communication.. ... Omron Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170352206

On-vehicle apparatus control system, on-vehicle control device, and portable machine

An on-vehicle apparatus control system includes: an on-vehicle control device; and a portable machine. The on-vehicle apparatus control system includes: a mode switching unit that selects a permission mode or a prohibition mode; and an illegality recording portion that records transmission or reception of a response request signal as illegality history in a case where the response request signal is transmitted from the on-vehicle control device or is received by the portable machine during the prohibition mode. ... Omron Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170352162

Region-of-interest extraction device and region-of-interest extraction method

A region-of-interest extraction device is provided with an extraction unit configured to extract one or a plurality of local regions from an input image; a retrieval unit configured to search an image database storing a plurality of images and retrieve an image matching a local region for each of the local regions extracted by the extraction unit; and a relevance score determination unit configured to determine a relevance score for each of the local regions on the basis of the retrieval result from the retrieval unit.. . ... Omron Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170351934

Object recognition device, object recognition method, and program

An object recognition device includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a recognition target image that serves as an object to be recognized; a retrieval unit configured to search an image database storing a plurality of image data in association with tag information and retrieve a similar image that matches the recognition target image; and a recognition unit configured to recognize the object included in the recognition target image on the basis of tag information associated with a similar image obtained by the retrieval unit. The recognition may select the tag information that appears most frequently among the tag information associated with the similar images as a recognition result. ... Omron Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170351573

Controller

A controller sets the processing in accordance with an error that may occur in data. A controller for controlling a machine or a facility includes a storage unit, a diagnosis unit that diagnoses the presence of an error in data written in a memory space of the storage unit or data read from the memory space, and a processing unit that performs processing in accordance with a diagnosis result obtained by the diagnosis unit. ... Omron Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170347898

Pulse measuring device and control method thereof

A pulse measuring device includes: an image acquisition unit that acquires plural pieces of time-series photographed image data obtained by photographing a living body; an image processor that generates plural pieces of transformed image data corresponding to the plural pieces of photographed image data by performing a multiple resolution analysis on each of the plural pieces of photographed image data a plurality of times, each of the plural pieces of photographed image data being decomposed into a high-resolution component and a low-resolution component on the multiple resolution analysis; and a pulse measuring unit that calculates a feature quantity indicating luminance of a predetermined area in each of the plural pieces of transformed image data, calculates a variation period of the feature quantity by analyzing time-series data of the feature quantity, and calculates a pulse of the living body based on the variation period of the feature quantity.. . ... Omron Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170347893

Blood pressure measurement cuff and sphygmomanometer

A blood pressure measurement cuff includes a clamp mechanism that sandwiches a measurement site. The clamp mechanism includes a first clamp portion having a shape that is curved along a first half of the measurement site and a second clamp portion having a shape that is curved along a second half of the measurement site. ... Omron Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170346655

Radio

Provided is a radio formed to be capable of performing wireless communication with one driving apparatus, and configured to be connected, through one communication port via wired communication, to a slave control apparatus configured to be communicably connected to a master control apparatus with a predetermined communication method, the radio including an identification information collection unit collecting, from the one driving apparatus, identification information for identifying the one driving apparatus, when the radio is initially connected to the one driving apparatus via wireless communication, and a transfer control unit mediating data transfer between the master control apparatus and the one driving apparatus, such that the one driving apparatus is directly connected to the one communication port in a virtual manner, based on the identification information of the one driving apparatus collected by the identification information collection unit.. . ... Omron Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170346538

Radio

Provided is a radio formed to be capable of performing wireless communication with a sensor that measures a predetermined environmental parameter in a predetermined closed space, the radio including an antenna portion disposed in the predetermined closed space and for performing wireless communication with the sensor, and a control unit that controls a mode by which the antenna portion transmits and receives wireless radio waves such that standing waves envisaged to be formed in the predetermined closed space based on radio waves transmitted from the sensor to the antenna portion, or standing waves envisaged to be formed in the predetermined closed space based on radio waves transmitted from the antenna portion to the sensor change with the lapse of time during the wireless communication.. . ... Omron Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170345597

Contact mechanism and an electromagnetic relay provided therewith

A contact mechanism includes: a movable touch piece that includes a caulking portion, a pair of arms forked from the caulking portion and respectively having free ends, first and second movable contacts provided at the respective free ends of the pair of arms, and a coupler configured to couple the free ends of the pair of arms; and first and second fixed contacts disposed respectively facing the first and second movable contacts contactably to or separably from the first and second movable contacts.. . ... Omron Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170345596

Electromagnetic device and electromagnetic relay provided therewith

An electromagnetic device includes: a coil; a spool having a body, around which the coil is wound, and first and second guard portions provided at both ends of the body, the spool being provided with a through hole in the body, which is opened in the first and second guard portions; an iron core inserted in the through hole; and a yoke being in contact with the second guard portion and fixed with a coupler of the iron core which protrudes from a second-guard-portion-side opening. At least one movement regulator configured to regulate movement of the coil is provided in the body.. ... Omron Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170344418

Power supply controller system and semiconductor device

A power supply controller system includes a power supply portion, arithmetic processing portions, and first and second monitoring circuits configured to monitor an integrity of power supply of the power supply portion. The first monitoring circuit instructs a second arithmetic processing portion to stop an operation thereof when a first watchdog timer is not reset for a predetermined period of time. ... Omron Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343596

Electric arc detection apparatus and electric arc detection method

An electric arc detection apparatus includes: a current sensor; a first filter; a second filter; an fft processing portion that generates a high-frequency power spectrum and a low-frequency power spectrum; an electric arc detection portion that detects an electric arc by using the high-frequency power spectrum; a pseudo electric arc mask portion that determines a pseudo electric arc by using the low-frequency power spectrum; and an electric arc presence/absence determining portion.. . ... Omron Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343422

Internal temperature measuring apparatus and temperature difference measuring module

An internal temperature measuring apparatus includes a base and a mems device disposed on the base. The mems device includes a top face and a support. ... Omron Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343421

Temperature difference measuring apparatus

A temperature difference measuring apparatus includes: a bottomed tubular package in which a top face side is opened; a mems device disposed on an inner bottom face of the package, the mems device comprising at least one thermopile that measures a temperature difference, which is generated in the mems device by inflow heat through a bottom of the package; and a heat quantity increasing unit configured to increase a heat quantity flowing out from the mems device onto the top face side of the bottomed tubular package.. . ... Omron Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341876

Communication device and system including communication device

A communication device includes a communicator that communicates with an rf tag in a non-contact manner, a communication unit that exchanges data with a host device, and a controller that controls the communicator and the communication unit. Every time the communicator sequentially reads data from the rf tag that passes a communication-feasible region near the communicator at regular time intervals or irregular time intervals, the controller updates first data to be exchanged with the host device by the communication unit so as to include the read data. ... Omron Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170332993

Wheezing-related information display apparatus

A wheezing-related information display apparatus includes a breathing sound detection unit that detects a breathing sound of a measurement subject and acquires a breathing signal in a time series indicating the breathing sound. The wheezing-related information display apparatus includes a determination processing unit that, based on the breathing sound signal, determines whether or not wheezing is included in the breathing sound in each predetermined processing unit period. ... Omron Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170331399

Motor control device

A motor control device includes: an inverter circuit including a semiconductor switching element for drive which drives a motor; a cut-off circuit including a semiconductor switching element for cut-off which cuts off an electric connection between the motor and the inverter circuit; a failure detection unit; a rotation number detection unit; and a control unit. In a case where the failure detection unit detects a failure of the semiconductor switching element for drive, the control unit turns off the semiconductor switching element for drive, and in a case where the number of rotations of the motor which is detected by the rotation number detection unit is less than a predetermined first threshold, the control unit further turns off the semiconductor switching element for cut-off.. ... Omron Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170329932

Living-habit improvement device, living-habit improvement method, and living-habit improvement system

A lifestyle improvement device includes: a lifestyle pattern generator configured to generate a lifestyle pattern based on biological information that is of information about physiology caused by object person's physical activity and behavior information that is of object person's dynamic information; and a lifestyle predictor configured to predict the biological information about the object person based on the lifestyle pattern generated with the lifestyle pattern generator.. . ... Omron Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170325777

Wheezing detection apparatus

A wheezing detection apparatus includes a breathing sound detection unit that detects a breathing sound of a measurement subject and acquires a breathing sound signal in a time series expressing the breathing sound. The wheezing detection apparatus includes a determination processing unit that, in each pre-determined processing unit period, converts the breathing sound signal into a frequency space to acquire a frequency spectrum of the breathing sound, and based on a height and a width of a peak in the frequency spectrum, determines whether or not the peak indicates wheezing.. ... Omron Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170325072

Wireless communication control system, wireless communication control apparatus, method for controlling wireless communication, method for producing directivity information, and radio

A wireless communication control system includes a first radio having a directional antenna, a second radio, a directivity control unit controlling the directivity of the directional antenna, and a directivity information storage unit storing directivity information relating to a directivity, the directivity information being applied to the directional antenna in relation to wireless communication between the first and second radios in accordance with a plurality of change patterns indicating a temporal change in a received signal intensity. The directivity control unit acquires a temporal change in a received signal intensity during wireless communication between the first and second radios, selects, from among pieces of the directivity information stored in the directivity information storage unit, directivity information corresponding to the change pattern corresponding to the temporal change in the received signal intensity, applies the selected directivity information, and executes wireless communication between the first and second radios.. ... Omron Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170324337

Power conversion device

A power conversion device, which includes an insulation type full bridge converter and can switch a power transmission direction at a high speed, is provided. A dc/dc converter (10) constitutes a power conversion device, which operates as a first type converter that converts a voltage within a first range applied to a first input/output terminal pair into a voltage within a second range and outputs the voltage from a second input/output terminal pair or a second type converter that converts a voltage within the second range applied to the second input/output terminal pair into a voltage within the first range and outputs the voltage from the first input/output terminal pair, as a device that performs predetermined state transition of the dc/dc converter (10) after waiting for a load current value of a secondary side of a transformer (tr) to be a value within a predetermined current value range.. ... Omron Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170324336

Power conversion device

A power conversion device, which includes an insulation type full bridge converter and can switch a power transmission direction at a high speed, is provided. A dc/dc converter (10) constitutes a power conversion device, which operates as a first type converter that converts a voltage within a first range applied to a first input/output terminal pair into a voltage within a second range and outputs the voltage from a second input/output terminal pair or a second type converter that converts a voltage within the second range applied to the second input/output terminal pair into a voltage within the first range and outputs the voltage from the first input/output terminal pair, as a device that performs a specific state transition of the dc/dc converter (10) after a change rate of a magnitude of a current flowing through a winding of a primary or secondary side of a transformer (tr) with respect to time reaches a value within a predetermined change rate range.. ... Omron Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170324335

Power conversion device

A power conversion device, which includes an insulation type full bridge converter and can switch a power transmission direction at a high speed, is provided. A dc/dc converter (10) constitutes a power conversion device, which operates as a first type converter that converts a voltage within a first range applied to a first input/output terminal pair into a voltage within a second range and outputs the voltage from a second input/output terminal pair or a second type converter that converts a voltage within the second range applied to the second input/output terminal pair into a voltage within the first range and outputs the voltage from the first input/output terminal pair, as a device that performs a predetermined state transition of the dc/dc converter (10) after waiting for a load current value of a primary or secondary side of a transformer (tr) becomes a value within a predetermined current value range.. ... Omron Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170324334

Power conversion device

A power conversion device, which includes an insulation type full bridge converter and can switch a power transmission direction at a high speed, is provided. A dc/dc converter (10) constitutes a power conversion device, which operates as a first type converter that converts a voltage within a first range applied to a first input/output terminal pair into a voltage within a second range and outputs the voltage from a second input/output terminal pair or a second type converter that converts a voltage within the second range applied to the second input/output terminal pair into a voltage within the first range and outputs the voltage from the first input/output terminal pair, as a device in which a direction of a current flowing through a winding of a transformer (tr) is switched after a magnitude of the current flowing through the winding of the transformer (tr) reaches “0.”. ... Omron Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170324236

Arc detector and arc detection method

An arc detector includes a current sensor, a power spectrum conversion unit that converts an output from the current sensor to a power spectrum, a section value obtaining unit that divides an arc measurement section for the power spectrum into a plurality of regions, and obtains, from region values for the plurality of regions excluding a maximum one of the region values, a region value to be a section value of the arc measurement section, and an arc determination unit that determines a presence of an arc by comparing the section value with a threshold.. . ... Omron Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170310276

Solar photovoltaic system inspection method and inspection apparatus

A solar photovoltaic system inspection apparatus sequentially applies ac inspection signals to a positive electrode and a negative electrode of a solar cell string, and is provided with: an impedance calculation unit configured to measure an indicator value when the signal is applied to the positive electrode, and an indicator value when the signal is applied to the negative electrode, the indicator values varying depending on the number of solar cell modules from the terminal to which the inspection signal was applied to a failure position; and a control unit configured to obtain the failure position based on the ratio of the indicator value measured when the inspection signal was applied to the positive electrode, to the indicator value measured when the inspection signal was applied to the negative electrode.. . ... Omron Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170309430

Relay

A relay includes a movable block, a base substrate, and a coil block. The movable block is provided rotatably around a rotational axis of the movable block. ... Omron Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170309429

Electromagnetic relay

An electromagnetic relay includes a base, an electromagnet block having a spool with a through hole opening at a flange portion thereof and mounted on an upper surface of the base, a movable iron piece, a movable contact piece rotatable integrally with the movable iron piece, a movable contact fixed to a free end of the movable contact piece, and a fixed contact fixed to a fixed contact terminal and contactable with and separable from the movable contact along with rotation of the movable contact piece. Insulating ribs project from an inward facing surface of a spacer integrally formed with the movable iron piece and an outward facing surface of the flange portion respectively such that the insulating ribs intercept a straight line connecting a magnetic pole portion projecting through the through hole and the fixed contact or the fixed contact terminal with a shortest distance.. ... Omron Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170293509

Control device, control method and program

A control device for controlling equipment or a machine includes: one or more processors, a general-purpose os and a real-time os executed in parallel on the one or more processors, and an input interface that receives a cutoff event from outside, wherein the real-time os provides an execution environment of a user program for realizing control over the equipment or machine. The real-time os has a function of executing a shutdown preparation process required for shutdown of the real-time os in response to the cutoff event; a function of instructing the general-purpose os to shut down after executing the shutdown preparation process; and a function of completing the shutdown of the real-time os and cutting off power supply of the control device when a predetermined condition is satisfied, wherein the predetermined condition includes receipt of a notification of shutdown completion from the general-purpose os.. ... Omron Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170293502

Control device, control method and program

A control device adopting a virtualization technique is provided. The control device includes: a real-time operating system (os) executed using a hardware resource; a general purpose operating system (os) executed using the hardware resource and operating independently of the real-time os; and a hypervisor for managing the hardware resource allocated to the real-time os and the general purpose os. ... Omron Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170293070

Light source device, lightguide element, and surface illumination device

A light source device includes a light source configured to emit illumination light and a flat plate shaped transparent lightguide element. The lightguide element includes: an incident surface facing the light source; a reflecting surface formed in one of side surfaces of the lightguide element to reflect the illumination light incident into the lightguide element from the incident surface; and an exit surface formed in a side surface of the lightguide element on an opposite side to the reflecting surface, the illumination light reflected by the reflecting surface exiting from the exit surface. ... Omron Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170290180

Fluororesin cable and electronic device

A fluororesin cable can include an electric wire having a central conductor covered with an insulator, an inclusion, a tape made of a resin, and a sheath made of a fluororesin. The inclusion is arranged along the electric wire. ... Omron Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170289702

Capacitance type transducer and acoustic sensor

A capacitance type transducer has a substrate with an opening on a surface thereof, a back plate arranged to oppose the opening of the substrate, and a vibrating electrode film arranged to oppose the back plate across a gap between the vibrating electrode film and the back plate. The capacitance type transducer converts a displacement of the vibrating electrode film into a change in capacitance between the vibrating electrode film and the back plate. ... Omron Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170288416

Power storage control apparatus, direct-current power system, and controlling method thereof

A power line interface is electrically connectable to a direct-current power system including a power line. A bidirectional dc-dc converter is electrically connected to the power line interface and a battery. ... Omron Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170287657

Push button switch

A push button switch includes a housing made up of a base and a cover, a first plunger mounted on the cover so as to be pushed down, a movable contacting piece configured to be driven by a push-down operation on the first plunger, a movable contact provided in the movable contacting piece, and a fixed contact disposed so as to come into and out of contact with the movable contact. Specifically, the movable contacting piece includes a movable contact piece provided with the movable contact, and an operation tongue piece disposed on at least one side of the movable contact piece and coupled with the movable contact piece so as to rotate integrally. ... Omron Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170287439

Display device

A display device includes: a first display unit which is a transmissive display unit; a transparent backlight formed of transparent material, provided relative to the first display unit opposite the viewing surface of the first display unit, and configured to emit light toward the first display unit; a light source configured to output object light to the transparent backlight where light from an object provided opposite the light emission plane of the transparent backlight is output toward the transparent backlight and the first display unit; and a controller configured to control the first display unit, the transparent backlight, and the light source so that light emitted from the transparent backlight shows an image on the first display unit, and so that the object light can pass through the transparent backlight and the first display unit and be output.. . ... Omron Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285761

Character input method, program for character input, recording medium, and information-processing device

The layout of character keys each having a plurality of characters allocated thereto is established on a virtual surface (first layer) including a detection position of a gesture that satisfies predetermined conditions, and when a gesture moving along the first layer is detected, a selection position with respect to the layout of character keys is moved in accordance with the gesture movement. When the movement direction of the gesture is switched to a direction away from the first layer under the condition that a prescribed character key in the layout is selected, each character allocated to the character key being selected is arranged outside the first layer at individually different positions relative to a virtual axis passing through the character key. ... Omron Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285245

Light guide plate, display device and game machine

A light guide plate, produced from material transparent to visible light, includes a plurality of prisms provided on one surface (a diffusion surface) thereof in a predetermined pattern. The plurality of prisms include a reflection surface that reflects visible light emitted from a light source and entering the light guide plate from an input surface toward another surface (an output surface). ... Omron Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285093

Oil resistance test method and oil resistance test apparatus

An oil resistance test method for an electronic device is provided. At least one type of resin material is provided on at least a portion of an outer surface of the electronic device. ... Omron Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170284840

Sensor system

A sensor system has a plurality of sensors and is capable of measuring a plurality of physical quantities. The sensor system includes an operation setting section configured to set operations of the plurality of sensors and an event determining section configured to determine that a prescribed event has occurred when output values of at least a part of the sensors among the plurality of sensors satisfy event conditions corresponding to an occurrence of the prescribed event. ... Omron Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279388

Dc motor control device and game machine

. . A dc motor control device includes a communication circuit configured to receive a control command specifying a target rotation amount for a dc motor, a sensor interface configured to receive a detection signal from a rotational angle sensor that outputs the detection signal every time the dc motor rotates by a certain rotational angle, a step counter that outputs a count signal every time the detection signal has been received a certain number of times, a controller that, based on the number of times the count signal received, determines a step count representing the total amount of rotation, and generates a control signal that controls the dc motor in accordance with the step count and the target rotation amount, and a drive signal generation circuit that generates a drive signal that rotates the dc motor in accordance with the control signal.. . ... Omron Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277982

Character recognition device, character recognition method and program

A character recognition device comprising: a storage means storing a plurality of dictionary databases corresponding to each of a plurality of degradation levels, said databases being generated from images wherein an original character image has been degraded using a plurality of different degradation levels; an image input means that receives input of images; an extraction means that extracts character images from said images; a usage order determination means that determines an usage order for dictionary databases on the basis of degradation degrees for extracted character images; and a character recognition means that uses dictionary databases in accordance with said usage order, recognizes characters included in the extracted character image and, if recognition results for the character recognition fulfil prescribed conditions, outputs the recognition results without performing recognition using the dictionary database next in said usage order. As a result, accurate and fast recognition of degraded character images can be performed.. ... Omron Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277430

Program for character input system, character input device, and information processing device

A non-transitory computer readable medium includes a character input system including a first band-shaped key area displayed including the characters of character groups including representative characters lined up one by one. When a touch point is detected in this area, a second band-shaped key area is displayed including the characters of the group including the representative characters lined up at that detection position. ... Omron Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277425

Program for character input system, character input device, and information processing device

A non-transitory computer readable medium including a plurality of character types classified into two groups, and for each group, a plurality of characters assigned to each of the character keys for each group, flick input-use definition information that correlates the assigned characters to the various directions of flick input operations registered for one group, and toggle input-use definition information that correlates the assigned characters to the display order of the toggle input operation registered for the other group. The character corresponding to the direction of flick input operation is determined on the basis of the flick input-use definition information pertaining to the character key being operated, and the determined character is displayed. ... Omron Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170276553

Internal temperature measurement device

Provided is an internal temperature measurement device capable of measuring an internal temperature of a measuring object for which the thermal resistance value of a non-heating body present on the surface side of the object is unknown, more accurately with better responsiveness than hitherto. The internal temperature measurement device 10 includes a mems chip 12 including: two cells 20a, 20b for measuring two heat fluxes for calculating an internal temperature of a measuring object for which the thermal resistance value of a non-heating body is unknown; and a cell 20c for increasing a difference between the heat fluxes.. ... Omron Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170276474

Optical measurement device

An optical measurement device configured for connection to an industrial network, the industrial network functioning to synchronize time between a master device and a slave device, the optical measurement device includes: an interface module configured to receive a synchronization signal transmitted on the industrial network from the master device within a fixed communication cycle; and a measurement unit configured to perform optical measurements in a measurement cycle. The measurement unit synchronizes when a measurement is taken with the communication cycle in accordance with the synchronization signal received by the interface module. ... Omron Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272025

Motor controller

A safety system has higher user design flexibility. Motor controllers (20, 30) include a motor drive circuit (207) that outputs a motor voltage command signal for driving motors (90, 100) in accordance with a motor drive command value, an inverter (211) that supplies power for driving the motors (90, 100) by switching based on the motor voltage command signal, a safety control unit that outputs a drive permission signal for driving the motors (90, 100) in accordance with communication data received through a communication circuit (213), a cut-off circuit (209) that receives the drive permission signal and the voltage drive command signal and cuts off the voltage drive command signal to an inverter (211) when receiving no drive permission signal, and a safety input unit (205) that receives redundant safety input signals. ... Omron Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272013

Motor controller

A motor controller includes an inverter configured to convert a direct current to an alternating current, a control unit that generates a pwm signal for driving the inverter in response to a motor drive command from an external device, and a safety circuit arranged between the inverter and the control unit. The inverter includes an upper switching element and a lower switching element. ... Omron Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170271835

Light amplification device and laser processing device

A light amplifier according to an aspect of the present invention includes: a seed light source configured to generate a pulsing seed light; an excitation light source configured to generate excitation light; a light amplifying fiber configured to amplify the seed light by the excitation light and output the amplified light; and a control unit configured to control the seed light source and the excitation light source. The control unit has a mode to control the excitation light's power such that as a set value of a pulse width of the amplified light increases, the amplified light's peak energy increases within a threshold value at a minimum set value of the pulse width.. ... Omron Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269933

Action management apparatus, action management method, and action management program

An action management apparatus includes a bodily information measurement unit that measures bodily information, a communication unit for performing near-field wireless communication with another apparatus having a function of measuring bodily information, a bodily information acquisition unit that acquires the bodily information measured by the other apparatus included in a group along with the action management apparatus via a communication unit, and an information output unit that, based on first bodily information measured by the bodily information measurement unit and second bodily information acquired by the bodily information acquisition unit, outputs management information for managing an action of a wearer of an apparatus belonging to the group.. . ... Omron Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170268994

Particle sensor, and electronic device provided with same

To effectively concentrate particles in a detection area serving as the measurement center of a sensor. A particle sensor is provided with an enclosure; a detection area inside the enclosure, and a guide path in the enclosure, configured to guide a gas to a detection area. ... Omron Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170266758

Laser machining system and machining control method

A laser marker has: a controller configured to oscillate a laser beam; and a head configured to scan a machining surface of a machining target with the laser light. The controller is configured to transmit, to the image processing apparatus, a command for instructing the image processing apparatus to perform a predetermined scene, when the controller is set to cause the image processing apparatus to perform the scene. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264455

Slave device, control method of slave device, information processing program and recording medium

The present invention aims to reduce an operation burden related to the change of reception processing in a master device when a device connected to a slave device is changed. A device communication managing unit (10) transmits the data received by a device (20) communicating with a device communication port (110) in a first mode to a field network (50) by using a data format used for transmitting the data received by the device (20) communicating in a second mode.. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264233

Temperature monitoring device, temperature monitoring method, information processing program and recording medium

A temperature monitoring device of the present invention includes: a current value acquisition portion (50) that acquires a current value supplied for the motor; a calorific value inference portion (20) that infers a calorific value through a first thermal model indicating a relationship between the current value and a calorific value of a servo driver (2); and an anomaly judgment portion (10) that compares the calorific value with a threshold, so as to judge whether there is heating anomaly.. . ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264231

Motor control apparatus, motor control method, control system, information processing program and recording medium

The present invention realizes a motor control apparatus and the like capable of obtaining an appropriate frequency characteristic. The motor control apparatus of the present invention includes a command value generating portion (10), a torque saturation detecting portion (61) for determining whether a driving value based on a command value exceeds a driving value capable of being output from the apparatus, a current saturation detecting portion (71), a voltage saturation detecting portion (72), and a command value correcting portion (20) for correcting the command value when the driving value is determined as being exceeded.. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264127

Storage battery control apparatus, power storage system, and method for charging storage battery

A storage battery control apparatus is provided with which a system capable of charging a storage battery using power from an electric power system and also charging the storage battery using power from a power generation system is inexpensively built. A storage battery control apparatus includes a switching control unit and a switch for connecting a ct to a current sensor connecting portion in a power generation system during a period during which a storage battery is charged using power from an electric power system, and for connecting a ct to the current sensor connecting portion during a period during which the storage battery is charged using power from the power generation system.. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170263395

Switch cell apparatus having a non-electrical tactile feedback pad

Embodiments of the present invention provide switch cells that use a non-electrical tactile feedback pad to adjust the tactile feel of the included switches. As a non-limiting advantage, separating the tactile feedback pad from the electrical switching operation allows the electrical contacts to be configured for high-current applications while relying on the tactile feedback pad to define or “tune” the tactile feel of the switch cell. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170263393

Limit switch device

A limit switch device is placed at an intended stop position, without the need to move the actuator additionally from the position at which the on/off state is switched. A first movable portion (211) causes a first contact to slide on a second contact in a switch mechanism (103) included in a microswitch by applying a force (f′) via an actuator (102a) and a plunger (102b).. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170263377

Coil assembly for non-contact charging

A coil assembly for non-contact charging has a power supplying surface facing a power receiving device and is provided in a power transmission device which wirelessly transmits power to the power receiving device. The coil assembly includes: a first coil; a second coil which is positioned as close as or farther than the first coil from the power supplying surface; and a magnetic body which is positioned farther than the second coil from the power supplying surface, and overlaps with the second coil and does not overlaps with the first coil when seen from the power supplying surface.. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262573

Simulation device, simulation method, control program and recording medium

The present invention easily displays a frequency response and a time response to a user. The simulation device of the present invention comprises: a frequency response function computing part (53) computing a frequency response function according to a measured value of a response of a mechanical system (7), a time response outputting part (44) executing time response simulation, a frequency response outputting part (45) outputting a frequency response characteristic and a display control part (26) displaying the time response simulation and frequency response characteristic simultaneously or selectively.. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262572

Simulation device, simulation method, control program and recording medium

The present invention is suitable for easily properly setting control parameters in short time. The simulation device of the present invention comprises: a frequency response function computing part (53) computing a frequency response function according to a first command value and a measured value of a mechanical system; an impulse response computing part (41) computing an impulse response by performing inverse fourier transform on the frequency response function obtained according to the frequency response function and the control parameters; and a time response outputting part (44) executing time response simulation of the mechanical system (7) according to a second command value and the impulse response.. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262568

Program development support device, non-transitory storage medium storing thereon computer-readable program development support program, and program development support method

A program development support device includes: a first display control module that displays, in response to selection of any input/output unit connected to the safety controller, a first image object representing an external appearance and input/output terminals of the selected input/output unit; and a second display control module that displays, together with the first image object, a second image object representing a safety device and a circuit configuration of the safety device, the safety device being set to be allocated to any of the input/output terminals of the selected input/output unit. For an input/output terminal to which each safety device is allocated, the input/output terminal represented by the first image object and the circuit configuration represented by the second image object are displayed in association with each other by the program development support device.. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262357

Evaluation system, non-transitory storage medium storing thereon evaluation program, and evaluation method

An evaluation system includes a process execution module that executes an operation in accordance with a safety program, a setting module that receives an evaluation condition, a first determination module that changes the value of the input signal to be evaluated, from a first input value which is an initial value to a second input value, and determines whether a first output value of the output signal to be evaluated which is determined by the process execution module is identical to the expected output value, a second determination module that restores the value of the input signal to be evaluated, from the second input value to the first input value, and determines whether a second output value of the output signal to be evaluated which is determined by the process execution module is identical to the first output value, and an output module that outputs a determination result.. . ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262340

Relay device, control method of relay device, control program and recording medium

The io-link master (1) includes a determination element (103), for determining whether the setting information (20) acquired from the io-link device (2) is consistent with the backup data stored in the storage element (11); and a notification element (104), for executing a specified processing for eliminating inconsistency when the determination result is the inconsistency.. . ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262278

Program development support device, non-transitory storage medium storing thereon computer-readable program development support program, and program development support method

A program development support device for supporting development of a safety program to be executed in a safety controller includes: a development module that develops the safety program in response to user operation; a calculation module that calculates an identification value according to data of the developed safety program, in accordance with a function for calculating a random value with respect to an input; and an output module that outputs a document related to the safety program. The output module provides the identification value calculated by the calculation module to all pages of the document which are related to the safety program.. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262069

Character input device, character input method, and character input program

A character input device using a d-pad for inputting a desired character string includes an operation receiving unit, a keyboard management unit, an input character string management unit, a predicted candidate management unit, and a character candidate detection unit. The input character string management unit manages an input character string. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261973

Motor control apparatus, motor control method, information processing program, and recording medium

When a motor replacement detection portion (4) detects replacement of a motor (m), a control portion (2) of the motor control apparatus executes limiting processing for limiting action of the motor (m), at least until an acceptance portion (5) accepts an input of confirmation information from a user.. . ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261970

Evaluation system, non-transitory storage medium storing thereon evaluation program, and evaluation method

An evaluation system includes an acquisition module that acquires a safety program, an instruction extraction module that extracts an instruction directed to processing for causing a target device to operate with safety maintained, a signal extraction module that extracts an input signal and an output signal related to the instruction, a setting module that displays the extracted input signal and the extracted output signal in association with each other, and receives a setting of an expected output value for the displayed output signal, the expected output value being a value for causing the target device to operate with safety maintained, and an evaluation module that changes a value of the extracted input signal and determines whether a value of the output signal calculated by an operation in accordance with the safety program, in response to change of the value of the input signal, is identical to the expected output value.. . ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261960

Motor control device and control method, information processing program and recording medium

The invention relates to a motor control device, a control method, an information processing program and a recording medium, even though the network for receiving an output permission signal is not connected, the test run of the motor can be safely performed. Even though a signal generating element (104) of a servo driver (10) does not receive the output permission signal through a field network (30), if the connection to the field network (30) is determined to be not required, the signal generating element (104) does not generate the safety command.. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261955

Motor control device, control method, information processing program and recording medium

The present invention can stabilize driving of a motor even if multiple control instructions of driving the motor are acquired through non-real-time communication. A servo driver (10) does not perform processing corresponding to other control commands when acquiring the other control commands from other interfaces through non-real-time communication in a process of performing processing corresponding to a control command acquired via one interface and through non-real-time communication.. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261950

Setting support device, setting support method, information processing program and recording medium

The invention supports the easy and appropriate setting of a plurality of control parameters. A setting support device of the invention includes: a test action instruction part, for changing at least one value among control parameters, so as to enable a servo driver to actually control test actions, or controlling test actions by utilizing the simulation of a hypothetical model; and a performance index calculation part, for working out performance indexes of the control of the servo driver according to a result of test actions.. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261948

Motor control apparatus, motor control method, program, and recording medium

The present invention implements a model-tracking motor control apparatus for stabilizing behavior of a controlled object. The control apparatus (1) includes: a feedback control part (20), generating a driving torque instruction value used to enable the servo motor (2) to perform driving based on a detection value of an encoder (4) that performs detection on a rotational state of a servo motor (2); and a feedforward control part (10), generating a model torque instruction value, and outputting the model torque instruction value to the feedback control part (20), where the feedforward control part (10) has a model torque limiter (104) that limits the model torque instruction value within a first limit range.. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261946

Control device and method for tuning a servo motor

A control device for tuning a servo motor is suggested. The control device comprises a calculation unit configured to determine a current proportional speed gain of the servo motor and to calculate a stabilization time ratio based on a current stabilization time of the servo motor and a target stabilization time, a determination unit configured to select a gain determination process based on the calculated stabilization time ratio, to determine a next proportional speed gain using the selected gain determination process starting from the current proportional speed gain, wherein the calculation unit is further configured to update parameters of the servo motor according to the determined next proportional speed gain, and a control unit configured to generate a control signal for controlling the servo motor for driving a load based on the updated parameters.. ... Omron Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170259468

Bonded structure and method for producing bonded structure

A bonded structure is made of a first member and a second member which are bonded to each other. At least one bore having an opening is formed in a surface of the first member, and the second member is filled in the bore of the first member. ... Omron Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170257540

Image measurement system and controller

An image measurement system includes a controller, a projector for emitting illumination light in accordance with a radiation pattern, an imaging unit, and a display unit. The controller includes a display control module for displaying on a display unit an image of a field of view captured by the imaging unit in a state in which illumination light is emitted, a receiving module for receiving a setting of a mask area in association with the image displayed on the display unit, the mask area being an area in which the quantity of illumination light should be reduced compared with another area in the field of view, and an updating module for updating the radiation pattern in accordance with the set mask area, based on a correspondence in position between the radiation pattern of the projector and a projection pattern produced in the field of view by the radiation pattern.. ... Omron Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170256882

Screwless terminal block

A screwless terminal block allows easy insertion and removal of a wire. A housing (2) includes a fixture insertion opening (23) through which a rod-like fixture (6) is inserted to come in contact with a contact pressure spring (4) and deform the spring (4) away from a wire (5). ... Omron Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255819

Face image processing apparatus

A face image processing apparatus includes: a lighting portion including a first polarizer which polarizes light in a first direction and a light emitter which emits, through the first polarizer, infrared light; an image capturing portion including a second polarizer which polarizes light in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction and an image capturing unit which captures images through the second polarizer; and an image processing portion which detects candidates of eyes using a first image captured when the lighting portion emits the infrared light and a second image captured when the lighting portion does not emit the infrared light. The image processing portion determines, as an eye, a candidate having a hyperbolic or cross shaped pattern present in the first image but not present in the second image.. ... Omron Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255237

Housing used in monitor of industrial computer, monitor used in industrial computer, and industrial computer

A housing for a monitor of an industrial computer is installed in/on a plate and includes a basic section, a frame section, an engagement element, a spring element, a guide element and a fixing element. The frame section is attached on the plate. ... Omron Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170254700

Optical electronic device

An optical electronic device comprises: a casing having an external surface provided with an opening; a cable inserted through the opening; a bush attached to the cable; and a resin sealing portion. The bush is brought into close contact with the cable and the casing to seal a gap between the cable and the casing. ... Omron Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170254698

Sensor device and method of producing the same

A sensor device includes a body case provided with an opening, and a body cover assembled to the body case to cover the opening. The body cover has at an outer peripheral portion thereof an overlapping region overlapping a portion of the body case located at a peripheral edge of the opening. ... Omron Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170253369

Sensor device

A sensor device includes: a casing provided with an opening; a cover member covering the opening; a gasket interposed between the cover member and the casing; and a fixing cover which fixes both the gasket and the cover member to the casing. A plurality of welded portions bonding the casing and the fixing cover together are provided in a region outside the cover member such that the welded portions are distant from each other.. ... Omron Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170253216

Vehicle control system

A vehicle control system includes a vehicle control apparatus that controls in-vehicle devices; and an electronic key and a portable device (smartphone) which are carried by a user. The portable device stores an in-vehicle device to be activated before the user gets in a vehicle among the in-vehicle devices, as personal setting data set by the user. ... Omron Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170251335

Vehicle control system

A vehicle control system includes a vehicle control apparatus mounted on a vehicle for controlling the vehicle, an electronic key carried by a user for performing communication with the vehicle control apparatus, and a portable device carried by the user for performing communication with the electronic key. When detecting user's getting in or out of the vehicle, the vehicle control apparatus determines a location of the electronic key based on communication with the electronic key. ... Omron Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170251059

Master device, slave device, information processing device, event log collecting system, control method of master device, control method of slave device and control program

The invention is adapted to acquire more useful log data. A master device (4) includes a timer element (45), adapted to acquire a moment; an instruction sending element (421), adapted to synchronize a moment measured by a slave timer element (14) of slave devices (1-3) with a moment acquired by the timer element (45) according to a time synchronization instruction containing moment information corresponding to the moment acquired by the timer element (45); and a slave log receiving element (423), adapted to receive slave logs (131).. ... Omron Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170250883

Master device, slave device, error monitoring system, and control method and control program of master device

A master device, slave device, error monitoring system, and control method and control program of master device are provided. According to the present invention, in the connection less communication, no matter in operation or not, the generation of the communication errors can be monitored. ... Omron Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170250589

Electric motor control apparatus

A lid has a fixing surface to be fixed to a metal board so that a metal surface, equipped with no components, of the metal board is in contact with the fixing surface, a through bore provided in laterally close proximity to the fixing surface and exposing mating parts of an external connector with which harnesses are mated, a fixing edge provided around the through bore and fixed to a housing of the external connector; and fixing pedestals projecting from a circumference of the fixing surface and fixed to the control board. A direction of connecting power supply terminals of the external connector to the metal board is a direction being perpendicular to the metal board. ... Omron Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170250537

Power storage control apparatus and power storage control method

Provided are a power storage control apparatus and a power storage control method with which a second power storage apparatus connected to a first storage apparatus via a power distribution network can be used based on an availability status of the first power storage apparatus under a configuration that a plurality of power storage apparatuses are deployed in the power distribution network. The power storage control apparatus includes a status determination part, a signal generation part and a communication part. ... Omron Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170250536

Power storage management system, power storage apparatus and power storage management method

A power storage management system, a power storage apparatus, a power storage management method are provided. The power storage management system includes a receiver part, a sender identifying part, a memory part and a deterioration degree estimating part. ... Omron Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248945

Programmable controller and control program of programmable controller

The present invention lowers possibility of producing a malfunction or an abnormity. A processor (2) receives a forwarding instruction of update data from an operation apparatus (10), determines whether the forwarding instruction is valid or invalid, and in a case in which the forwarding instruction is determined to be valid, forwards update data of a second memory (4) to a first memory (3) to update a user program.. ... Omron Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248938

Control apparatus, control program, and recording medium

The present invention uses a simple structure to precisely control a position of a rotator. A controller (1) sends a pulse for controlling rotation of a work (34) to a servo driver (2), and the work (34) is rotated by a motor (31) according to a reduction ratio as prescribed of a decelerator in which the motor (31) is driven by the servo driver (2) using a pulse quantity of the pulse for indicating an instruction position. ... Omron Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248932

Programmable logic controller, control method thereof and contorl program thereof

A programmable logic controller (10) is connected to external equipment (40) through a serial communication unit (30), and the programmable logic controller (10) includes: a memory (7), including a user program (11) and a setting document (13), where the user program (11) records both of a command for the communication interface device and command target information thereof, and the setting document (13) saves address information corresponding to the command target information; and a processor (8), reading the user program (11) and the setting document (13) to execute the command.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248749

Light guide plate, display device and game machine

A light guide plate according to one or more embodiment is formed of a panel transparent to visible light, and includes: a plurality of first prisms arranged along one surface of the light guide plate and distributed in a first pattern to reflect the visible light emitted from a first light source and entering the light guide from an input surface toward another surface of the light guide plate; and a plurality of second prisms arranged in a second pattern to reflect the visible light emitted from a second light source and entering the light guide from the input surface toward said other surface of the light guide plate. Each first prism includes a reflection surface directly facing the first light source, and each second prism includes a reflection surface directly facing the second light source.. ... Omron Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248735

Photoelectric sensor and control method thereof

A photoelectric sensor and a control method thereof are provided, the photoelectric sensor includes a driving pulse generating unit, generating a driving pulse of different cycles; a light-emitting part, receiving the driving pulse to emit light; a light receiving part, receiving the light reflected by a detected object to generate a light receiving signal; an output unit, processing the light receiving signal to output a detection signal; and a control unit, controlling the driving pulse generating unit to generate a first driving pulse of a sleep cycle in usual, and triggered by a variation of the detection signal to control the driving pulse generating unit to generate a specified number of second driving pulses of a duty cycles, the duty cycle is formed by two or more specific cycles, an average of the specific cycles serves as the duty cycle, and the duty cycle is shorter than the sleep cycle.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170244197

Connection structure and apparatus unit

The present invention provides a connection structure and an apparatus unit that can avoid damage to connectors when the connectors are caused to be connected to each other. Through rotation of a first option unit towards an inverter body, the connection structure connects a first connector disposed in the inverter body and a second connector disposed in the first option unit, and the first connector and the second connector are floating connectors.. ... Omron Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242423

Simulator, simulation method, and simulation program

One or more embodiments may provide a simulator for reproducing, in a virtual space, a motion of a machine that is controlled by a control program to manipulate an object. The simulator includes a processor configured with a simulation program to perform operations including: determining a condition of the object from a real space image; calculating an initial position of a virtual object in the virtual space corresponding to the determined condition; calculating a command value for moving a virtual machine in the virtual space, according to the control program and based on the position of the virtual object manipulated by the virtual machine in the virtual space, wherein the virtual machine corresponds to the machine; and creating display data for displaying one of: a motion of the virtual machine and a motion of the virtual object that are moved in accordance with the calculated command value.. ... Omron Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170236262

Simulator, simulation method, and simulation program

The system behavior is evaluated by checking the position and the orientation of a target processed by a processing device in accordance with a control instruction. A simulator estimates a behavior of a system including a processing device that processes a target. ... Omron Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170235300

Simulator, simulation method, and simulation program

The simulation reflects the actual behavior of a target in an application involving a target near a transporting surface of a carrier instead of being placed directly on the transporting surface. A simulator includes a creating unit that virtually creates a system in a three-dimensional virtual space, a tracking unit that updates positions of targets on the transporting surface in the three-dimensional virtual space based on a corresponding movement of the carrier, and updates a position of a target picked up by the processing device in association with a behavior of the processing device, and an instruction generation unit that generates a control instruction for the behavior of the processing device based on the position of each target. ... Omron Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170234907

Inspection terminal unit, probe card, and method for manufacturing inspection terminal unit

An inspection terminal unit includes at least two inspection pins, which are arrayed side by side, each of which has a contact portion at a first end of the inspection pin and a connection portion at a second end of the inspection pin, the contact portion being in contact with an inspection object element and the connection portion being connected to a substrate, and a holding unit that integrally holds at least the two inspection pins.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170234627

Cooler and flow path unit

A cooler includes: a bent flow path that is in thermal contact with a heating body, bends a flow direction of a refrigerant; and a dividing fin that divides the bent flow path into two or more divided paths in a curvature radial direction. A width of each of the divided paths in the curvature radial direction of the bent flow path is constant along the dividing fin. ... Omron Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170232933

Vehicle control system

A vehicle control system includes a vehicle control apparatus, a first portable device, and a second portable device. The first portable device transmits a first signal to the vehicle control apparatus based on the fact that a first operation by a user is performed on the second portable device. ... Omron Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170232932

Vehicle control system

A vehicle control system includes a vehicle control apparatus mounted on a vehicle, a first portable device (electronic key) performing communication with the vehicle control apparatus, and a second portable device (smartphone) performing communication with the first portable device. The second portable device transmits, based on a predetermined operation by a user, a notification signal notifying about the operation to the first portable device. ... Omron Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170232651

Molding machine, control apparatus, and molding apparatus

The present invention provides a molding machine that can easily detect viscosity of resin in a cylinder without advance preparations. An injection molding machine (10) includes an ultrasonic viscosity sensor (20), and the ultrasonic viscosity sensor (20) includes an ultrasonic vibration portion in contact with resin filled in a cylinder (12).. ... Omron Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170231115

Cooler and flow path unit

A cooler includes: a narrow flow path that has a narrow cross-sectional area; a wide flow path that is connected to a downstream side of the narrow flow path, is in thermal contact with a heating body, and has a wide cross-sectional area; and at least one rectifying piece that is provided in an upstream portion of the wide flow path that is an upstream side from a position being in thermal contact with the heating body. A fluid refrigerant flows through the narrow flow path and the wide flow path, and heat generated by the heating body is radiated. ... Omron Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170225057

Exercise information measurement apparatus, exercise assistance method, exercise assistance program

An exercise information measurement apparatus 10 includes: a storage control unit 22 that stores a movement pace and bodily information measured during movement of a wearer in association with each other in a storage unit 5; a movement pace allocation setting unit 23 that sets a movement pace allocation for when moving over a designated distance; a movement pace correction unit 25 that corrects the set movement pace allocation based on the movement pace and the bodily information stored in the storage unit 5; and a guide unit 26 that guides a movement pace of the wearer in accordance with the corrected movement pace allocation.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170224229

Blood pressure measurement device

The embodiment provides a blood pressure measurement device equipped with a pressing surface having plural pressure sensors arranged in one direction, an air bag for pressing the pressing surface against a living body part in a state that the one direction crosses a direction in which the radius artery t runs, an air bag drive unit, a rotational drive unit for driving the pressing surface rotationally about at least one of axes x and y, and a control unit which performs a rotation control on the basis of pressure pulse waves that were detected by the pressure sensors in a process that the pressing force was increased and calculates blood pressure values on the basis of pressure pulse waves that were detected by the pressure sensors after the rotation control in a process that the pressing force was decreased.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170224228

Blood pressure measurement device

A blood pressure measurement device is equipped with a pressing surface which is formed with an element array of plural pressure sensors arranged in one direction and an element array of plural pressure sensors arranged in the one direction, an air bag for pressing the pressing surface against a living body, a control unit for calculating blood pressure values in a radius artery on the basis of pressure pulse waves that are detected by the pressure sensors in a state that the pressing surface is pressed against the living body by the air bag, and a rotational drive unit for performing driving to rotate the pressing surface about each of axes that are perpendicular to a pressing direction of the air bag.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170224227

Blood pressure measurement device

A blood pressure measurement device is equipped with a pressing surface which is formed with pressure sensors, an air bag for pressing the pressing surface toward a radius artery that runs under a skin of a living body; an air bag drive unit for controlling the pressing force of the air bag, and a control unit for calculating blood pressure values in the radius artery on the basis of pressure pulse waves that were detected by all of the pressure sensors in a process that the pressing force was increased or decreased.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170224226

Blood pressure measurement device

The embodiment provides a blood pressure measurement device equipped with an air bag drive unit, a pressing surface formed with pressure sensors, and a control unit which calculates first blood pressure values on the basis of a first pressure pulse wave that was detected by the pressure sensors, generates calibration data using the first blood pressure values, and calculates second blood pressure values by calibrating, using the calibration data, a second pressure pulse wave that is detected by the pressure sensors in a state that the pressing force is set at an optimum pressing force. The control unit performs the processing of calculating second blood pressure values by calibrating the second pressure pulse wave if detection conditions of the second pressure pulse wave coincide with detection conditions of a pressure pulse wave used for generation of the calibration data.. ... Omron Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170222839

Signal processing device, control method thereof, control procedure and recording medium

The invention is adapted to properly suppress noises of various frequency bands. An input unit (10) includes an acquiring element (11) for periodically acquiring signals from a load cell, so as to obtain time series signals; a plurality of frequency filters (121-123) for filtering the time series signals according to frequencies; and a transfer element (13) for transferring the signal filtered by at least one of the frequency filters (121-123) according to the frequency to a control device (90). ... Omron Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170222674

Signal processing device, control method thereof, control procedure and recording medium

The invention relates to a signal processing device, a control method thereof, a control procedure and a recording medium, which is unnecessary to increase a memory capacity for implementing sampling to determine a filter parameter. The signal processing device includes a data acquiring element (10), acquiring signals of a time series, i.e. ... Omron Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170222670

Signal processing device, signal processing method, information processing program and recording medium

The invention relates to a signal processing device, a signal processing method, an information processing program and a recording medium, which removes wide-range frequency noise. In a signal processing device (10), a cycle of acquiring a signal from a sensor is a data acquisition cycle, which is shorter than a cycle of forwarding time sequence data from which noise is removed to a controller, that is, a forwarding cycle.. ... Omron Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170220937

Causal network generation system and data structure for causal relationship

A causal relationship is represented with a data structure including target identification information for identifying a target, index identification information of each of indexes to be used for quantitatively describing an event that occurs to the target, and causal relationship information for each pair of two indexes selected from the indexes. The causal relationship information includes direction information representing which one of the two indexes is a cause index and which one is an effect index, strength information representing a causal strength between the cause index and the effect index, time information representing a delay time for propagation of an influence of the cause index to the effect index, and correlation information representing a direction of change in the effect index with respect to an increase or decrease in the cause index.. ... Omron Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219452

Load cell input unit

A load cell input unit capable of determining whether load cell connection cables have a broken line is provided. When the load cell input unit (30) is in a broken line detection mode, a voltage applying element (311) applies a voltage to distribution lines of an amplifying element (31), and a broken line deteiiiiination element (33) determines whether the load cell connection cables (40) have a broken line based on a voltage measured by a load measuring element (32).. ... Omron Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219419

Signal processing device, control method of signal processing device, control program and recording medium

The present invention reduces the time required by measuring a sensor object more than before. An input unit (10) includes an acquisition portion (11) that acquires a time sequence signal, a filter portion (12) that filters the time sequence signal according to a frequency, a forwarding portion (13) that forwards a filtered signal by frequency to a control device (90) and a filter switching portion (14). ... Omron Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170216004

Electric toothbrush apparatus

An electric toothbrush apparatus including an electric toothbrush handle and a cap coupled thereto for protecting tooth cleaning elements and a user actuatable switch. The electric toothbrush apparatus includes an electric toothbrush handle extending along a handle axis. ... Omron Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170215770

Monitoring device, monitoring system, monitoring method, monitoring program, and computer readable media with monitoring program recording thereon

A position identifying unit is configured to identify the location of a monitored person in the horizontal direction and maximum height of the monitored person in the vertical direction on the basis of top-down image data acquired by an upper image sensor provided above a monitored area capturing an image of the monitored area and lateral image data acquired by a lateral image sensor provided along a side of the monitored area capturing an image of the monitored area. An event determining unit assesses a fall-related event for the monitored person on the basis of a location in the horizontal direction, a maximum height in the vertical direction.. ... Omron Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170214851

Optical system and photographing apparatus

The present invention provides a fixed focus-type photographing apparatus, which can inexpensively and simply increase a depth of field by disposing a removable light diffusion plate in an existing lens optical system, and an optical system of the photographing apparatus. A photographing apparatus includes: an optical system, including two or more than two lenses, a diaphragm disposed between any two adjacent lenses of the lenses, and a light diffusion plate disposed at a position that is in front of a forefront first lens; and a photographing element, disposed at a position that is behind a rearmost final lens, where: the light diffusion plate includes a light diffusion surface, and a distance a from a front surface of the first lens to the diaphragm is less than a distance b from the diaphragm to the photographing element.. ... Omron Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170213325

Image shooting apparatus, image shooting method, image shooting program, and recording medium that records the image shooting program

The invention provides an image shooting apparatus and an image shooting method that obtain a recovered image with high precision by using an optimal point spread function (psf) without deriving an image shooting distance of a photographed object, an image shooting program, and a recording medium that records the image shooting program. An image shooting apparatus includes an optical system, an image shooting element configured behind the optical system; an image recovery processing portion configured to perform image processing and recovery processing on obtained image data; and a recovered image output portion configured to output a recovered image; and the image recovery processing portion includes a recovery filter storage memory configured to store multiple recovery filters pre-manufactured by using multiple point spread functions; a recovery filter processing portion configured to obtain multiple middle candidate images; and an image comment portion configured to output a middle candidate image with an optimal profile.. ... Omron Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212699

Control device, control system, control method for control device, and control method for control system

When user configuration data recorded in a recording medium is written into a plc, the plc determines, in accordance with a combination table stored in the recording medium, if a combination of the user configuration data and firmware already stored in the plc is suitable. In addition, when firmware recorded in the recording medium is written into the plc, the plc determines, in accordance with the combination table stored in the recording medium, if a combination of the firmware and user configuration data already stored in the plc is suitable.. ... Omron Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212265

Proximity switch

The present invention provides a proximity switch, which can detect whether a detected object containing multiple metals exists in a specific range. The induction type proximity switch includes: an oscillation switch of which the amplitude is attenuated due to the proximity of the detected object containing metal, so as to detect the excessive proximity of the detected object; a detection circuit for detecting the amplitude of a high frequency generated by the oscillation of the oscillation circuit; an operation and comparison part for comparing the detected amplitude of the high frequency with the threshold set for the amplitude, i.e., a boundary as the excessive proximity, and outputting a detection signal of the excessive proximity when the detected amplitude is under the threshold; and a threshold setting part, for selecting a threshold corresponding to a designated metal type according to the designation on the metal type from the outside.. ... Omron Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212227

Sensor, sensor system and measuring method

The present invention achieves a sensor that can be used more efficiently than before. The sensor (1) includes: an operator (11) that accepts a mechanical operation of a user, and generates an operation input value corresponding to the operation; a communication portion (12) that receives a communication input value; and a cpu (14) that changes sensitivity of the sensor (1) according to a later input one of the operation input value and the communication input value.. ... Omron Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170210058

Manufacturing method of bonding structure and bonding structure

A bonding structure manufacturing method for manufacturing a bonding structure in which a first member and a second member are bonded is provided with: a step for forming a perforation with an opening in the surface of the first member and forming a protrusion that protrudes into the inner circumferential surface of the perforation; a step for disposing the region of the first member where the perforation is formed adjacent to the second member; and step for filling and curing the second member in the perforation of the first member by irradiating a laser on the region of the first member where the perforation is formed from the second member side.. . ... Omron Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170207584

Connector device

A switching connector includes a probe-side connector including a plurality of probe pins, a housing-side connector including a plurality of electrode pads, and a motor configured to cause a contact state and a non-contact state to be switched, by causing the plurality of probe pins and/or the plurality of the electrode pads to move parallel to a direction in which the probe-side connector and the housing-side connector face each other.. . ... Omron Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205748

Toner density sensor and image forming device

A toner density sensor includes: a light emitting element configured to radiate light; a light receiving element configured to receive the light emitted from the light emitting element and reflected from a detection object; a substrate whereon the light emitting element and the light receiving element are surface mounted; a case covering the light emitting element and the light receiving element; an optical path configured parallel to the substrate for light generated from the light emitting element; a groove provided in the substrate from the end part of the substrate in the direction light travels from the light emitting element to between the light emitting element and the light receiving element, the groove recessed from the mounting surface in the thickness direction of the substrate; and an insert provided to the case and configured for insertion into the groove.. . ... Omron Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170200057

Image processing device, character recognition device, image processing method, and program

An image processing device for performing a preprocessing of an image recognition process to an input image is provided, which includes: a generation element for generating a histogram of luminance values of the input image; a determination element for determining a reference value for the luminance values on the basis of the histogram, and determining a high luminance pixel that is a pixel having a luminance value greater than the reference value; and a conversion element for converting the luminance value of the high luminance pixel into a luminance value that is lower than or equal to the reference value. Thus, even when a high luminance region is present in the input image due to specularly reflected light or the like, high-accuracy character recognition can be performed.. ... Omron Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170199552

Drawer apparatus, industrial computer, and method

A drawer apparatus (10) for use in an expansion card (9) of an industrial computer (1) includes a drawer (22) used for accommodating the expansion card (9), where the drawer (22) includes a bottom portion (23) and at least one side wall (24) connected to the bottom portion (23), and a fixing element (57), where the fixing element (57) is adapted to at least sectionally buckle the at least one side wall (24) and the expansion card (9) in a shape fitting manner, so as to fasten the expansion card (9) on the drawer (22).. . ... Omron Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170199551

Storage medium accommodating apparatus, industrial computer, and method

A storage medium accommodating apparatus for accommodating at least one storage medium of an industrial computer is provided. The accommodating unit includes at least one side wall including at least one guide groove, where the at least one guide groove includes an engagement section; and at least one support unit, where the at least one storage medium may be accommodated inside the at least one support unit, the at least one support unit includes a guide rail that is supported in a manner of being movable on the at least one guide groove, the at least one support unit includes an elastically deformable counter-engagement section, and the counter-engagement section is automatically engaged into the engagement section in a shape-fitting manner in a state that the at least one support unit is pushed into the accommodating unit.. ... Omron Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170192244

Optical device

An optical device includes a light guiding plate which guides lights within the surface parallel to an emission surface, and light converging sections onto which the lights guided by the light guiding plate are incident, each of the light converging sections having an optical surface which allows an emitted light to be emitted from the emission surface in a direction where the emitted light is to be substantially converged on one convergence point or convergence line in space or to be substantially diverged from one convergence point or convergence line in space. The light converging sections are formed respectively along a predetermined line within the surface parallel to the emission surface, and the convergence points or the convergence lines are different from each other among the light converging sections, and an image is formed in space by an aggregation of the convergence points or the convergence lines.. ... Omron Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170187144

Electronic device and method for manufacturing the same

Provided is an electronic device that is highly resistant to a water-soluble grinding oil and a method for manufacturing the same. An electronic device includes a main body and a cable including a lead wire, an insulating portion, and an outer coat, a first sealing portion that covers the insulating portion, and a second sealing portion that seals the first sealing portion, the insulating portion is made of a material that is more resistant to a water-soluble grinding oil than the outer coat is, and the first sealing portion is made of a material that has higher adherence to the insulating portion than that of the second sealing portion does.. ... Omron Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170180082

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

A vehicle communication system includes: a vehicle-mounted device and a portable. The portable device further includes a noise detection unit which detects a noise, and the vehicle-mounted device includes a transmission frequency switching unit which switches a transmission frequency of a response request signal transmitted by a vehicle-mounted-device transmission unit. ... Omron Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170178304

Image processing device

An image processing device includes: first and second illumination units that emit light to a subject in different directions; an image capturing unit that captures first and second images in a state where the first and second illumination units emit the light, respectively; and an image correction unit that compares a first luminance value of a first pixel configuring the first image with a second luminance value of a second pixel configuring the second image for each corresponding pixel, and generates a corrected image by performing correction processing to a synthesized image of the first and second images. The image correction unit calculates a difference between the first and second luminance values, and calculates a luminance correcting value based on the difference and a function which monotonically increases as the difference increases and whose increase rate gradually decreases, and generates the corrected image using the luminance correcting value.. ... Omron Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170176971

Adjustment apparatus, control parameter adjustment method, information processing program, and storage medium

Control that is less likely to cause an overshoot is performed when an actual inertia value is yet to be determined. A development support apparatus sets a ratio of a position proportional gain to a velocity proportional gain to a value smaller than a ratio set when a servo driver has determined an actual inertia value of a load machine.. ... Omron Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170170983

Design assistance device, design assistance method, and design assistance program

In one aspect of the present invention, device information about each slave unit is acquired, each slave unit is grouped from the device information about each slave unit and information about a definition file, and setting information providing for communication operation including generation of a data frame transmitted from a master unit to the slave unit. In generating setting information, the setting information is generated such that the setting information is transmitted in a frame format, in which a data field in each unit in which control data of each slave unit is invalidated due to a transfer abnormality of a data frame is ensured in each group, the data field being included in the data frame in which the control data is stored.. ... Omron Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170163440

Connecting a plurality of slave units to a master control unit in a distributed control system

. . A method of connecting a plurality of first slave units in a distributed control system, a distributed control system and a master control unit. The system comprises a master control unit, a plurality of first slave units. ... Omron Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170161464

Activity recording system, activity recording apparatus, activity recording method, and program

An activity recording system includes an activity recording apparatus that detects information corresponding to motion of a user and records the detected information as main data, a mobile terminal that detects information that corresponds to motion of the user and is at least a portion of the information that is detected by the activity recording apparatus, and records the detected information as supplementary data, and a data processor that collects the main data and the supplementary data and generates log data. When the main data has a missing period, if the supplementary data has partial data for a period included in the missing period, the data processor compensates for data in the missing period in the main data with use of the partial data.. ... Omron Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170157506

Operation information measurement apparatus, game control program, operation information measurement program

An operation information measurement apparatus having a detection unit for detecting information corresponding to a motion of a user includes: an operation information measurement unit that measures operation information of the user based on the information detected by the detection unit; a communication unit for performing near-field wireless communication with another operation information measurement apparatus; a determination unit that, based on a communication record of the communication unit, determines an interaction period in which the user and another user were active at the same location; and a transfer unit that transfers information relating to the interaction period determined by the determination unit to a game control unit that controls a parameter of an electronic game according to at least whether or not the interaction period exists.. . ... Omron Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170156603

Flow rate control apparatus and blood pressure monitor

A flow rate control apparatus includes a flow rate detection unit that detects the flow rate of a fluid flowing through a solenoid valve, a correlation storage unit that stores a correlation between a flow start point voltage at which the fluid starts to flow through a sample solenoid valve, which has substantially the same characteristic as the solenoid valve, and a limit voltage at which the sample solenoid valve is fully open, and a control unit that, when starting control of the flow rate of the fluid, changes the driving voltage of the solenoid valve, obtains the driving voltage at a time when the start of flowing of the fluid is detected as the flow start point voltage, and uses the correlation for the sample solenoid valve to set the driving voltage of the solenoid valve within a range between the flow start point voltage and the limit voltage.. . ... Omron Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170153634

Controller

The velocity and force of a target is controlled to have a predetermined relationship, independently of changes in the velocity at which the target is driven using a velocity command value and in an external force from the target. A controller controls a control target, driven to generate a predetermined viscous force as a reaction force, by periodically outputting a command value to the control target using a target value calculated from a command pattern for driving the control target and a feedback value from the control target relative to the target value. ... Omron Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170153628

Profile generation apparatus, control method for profile generation apparatus, control program, and storage medium

A velocity profile is calculated to have a lower power peak or a lower torque peak and to allow a control target to reach a predetermined position within an intended time. An input reception unit receives a designated drive time. ... Omron Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170153614

Correction device, correction device controlling method, information processing program, and recording medium

Improvement of following performance about a target value is achieved in a control system, particularly a feedback control system. A command value correcting device corrects a current-control-cycle command value received with a feedback controller using a current-control-cycle controlled variable of a control target.. ... Omron Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170153611

Control parameter tuning device, control parameter tuning method, control parameter tuning program

A control parameter tuning device for tuning a control parameter stored in a control system that controls a controlled object on the basis of a control parameter, includes a model updating module configured to update a controlled-object model that represents the controlled object when tuning a control parameter using data acquired when the controlled object operates; a first search module configured to repeatedly run simulations using the updated controlled-object model to search for a control parameter within a first range, and output a candidate for an optimal value for the control parameter; and a second search module configured to repeatedly operate the controlled object and search for a control parameter within a second range narrower than the first range and determined by the candidate output by the first search module and acquire operation results for the controlled object.. . ... Omron Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170153609

Control device, control program, and recording medium

A characteristic change, disturbance, and an abnormal state are accurately detected with no use of a high-accuracy simulation model. A control device for controlling a control target includes a predictive value calculator that outputs a predictive value of an output value to an input value with respect to a model of the control target, a prediction error calculator that calculates a relational value indicating a relationship between the predictive value and a measured value of output of the control target; and a change detector that compares a first relational value to a second relational value, the first relational value being the relational value in a reference state in which the control target operates normally, the second relational value being the relational value in an operating state in which the control target is operated.. ... Omron Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170141722

Solar photovoltaic system protecting apparatus and solar photovoltaic system protecting method

In order to provide a simple and reliable configuration capable of detecting whether an arc is a serial arc or a parallel arc and extinguishing these arcs, a solar photovoltaic system protecting apparatus determines whether or not an arc is present in a state where a first relay (41p, 41n) is closed and a second and a third relay (42, 43p, 43n) are open, identifies whether the arc is a parallel arc or a serial arc in a state where the first relay (41p, 41n) and the second relay (42) are closed, and opens the first relay (41p, 41n) in a case where a serial arc has been generated and closes the third relay (43p, 43n) in a case where a parallel arc has been generated.. . ... Omron Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170141713

Multiphase electric motor control device

A multiphase electric motor control device includes: a bridge circuit including phase circuits each including a high potential side switching element, a low potential side switching element, and a current detector, a pwm control unit that outputs pwm signals to the switching elements; a control unit that acquires phase current values at a timing synchronized with a triangle wave; and a current value estimation unit that estimates a phase current value of one phase based on phase current values of other phases. In a case where an on time of the pwm signal output to the low potential side switching element of the one phase from the pwm control unit is shorter than a predetermined time, the control unit acquires the phase current values which are detected by shifting the timing by using the current detectors of at least the other phases.. ... Omron Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170140521

Simulator, simulation method, and simulation program

A simulator includes a measurement unit that performs image measurement of preliminarily obtained image data corresponding to processing performed using a visual sensor, an execution unit that executes a control operation for generating a control instruction directed to a processing device based on a measurement result obtained by the measurement unit and for generating a read instruction directed to the measurement unit for reading the image data, a storage unit that stores the image data read in response to the read instruction in a manner associated with information indicating a position or a displacement of a carrier serving as a reference for the image measurement performed in response to the read instruction, and a reproduction unit that reproduces a behavior of the created system based on time-series data for the control operation output from the execution unit and the information associated with the image data stored in the storage unit.. . ... Omron Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170139407

Simulator, simulation method, and simulation program

A structure allows more efficient simulation using preliminary obtained image data for a target such as a workpiece. A simulator includes a creating unit that virtually creates a simulation target system in a three-dimensional virtual space, a measurement unit that performs image measurement of preliminary obtained image data using a visual sensor and outputs a measurement result, a reception unit that receives a setting of an imaging area defined for the visual sensor in a manner associated with the created system, a calculation unit that calculates a transform parameter based on a relative positional relationship between the created system and the set imaging area, and an execution unit that receives an input of a result obtained by transforming the measurement result generated by the measurement unit using the transform parameter, and executes a control operation in accordance with a control program associated with the system.. ... Omron Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170138985

Probe pin and electronic device using the same

A probe pin includes a coil spring, a first plunger, and second and third plungers. The second and third plungers respectively are independently operable and include a main body and first and second elastic pieces that extend from the main body in the same direction to each other. ... Omron Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170136627

Worker terminal for robot operation

A worker terminal that sends an operation commands to robots used in work includes: a first sensor that detects a muscle potential of a worker; a second sensor that detects a head movement of the worker; a processing unit that determines whether or not operation instructions, defined by a combination of the head movement and change in the muscle potential, have been input by the worker, on the basis of the detection results of the first sensor and the second sensor; and a communications unit that sends an operation command to the robot is a determination has been made that an operation instruction has been input by the worker.. . ... Omron Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170136361

Operation information measurement apparatus, game control program, operation information measurement program

An operation information measurement apparatus includes: a detection unit that detects information corresponding to a motion of a user; an activity amount measurement unit that measures an activity amount of the user based on the information detected by the detection unit; an action identification unit that identifies an action of the user based on the information detected by the detection unit; and a transfer unit that transfers pattern information relating to a pattern of the action of the user identified by the action identification unit and the activity amount of the user measured by the activity amount measurement unit to a game control unit that controls a parameter of an electronic game based on the activity amount and the pattern information.. . ... Omron Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170136338

Exercise information measuring apparatus, program, and control method

An exercise information measuring apparatus includes: a detection unit that detects information corresponding to motion of a user; an exercise information measurement unit that measures exercise information regarding the user based on information detected by the detection unit; a communication unit for performing short-range wireless communication with another apparatus that has a function of measuring exercise information regarding a user; an information acquisition unit that acquires exercise information measured by the other apparatus via the communication unit; and a processing determination unit that determines, based on the radio wave intensity of communication with the other apparatus by the communication unit, whether or not to perform processing that utilizes first exercise information measured by the exercise information measurement unit and second exercise information acquired from the other apparatus.. . ... Omron Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170133171

Switch

Provided is a switch that can be downsized. A switch is provided with a plunger, two upper torsion springs that bias the plunger in a returning direction, housing-side contacts, and plunger-side contacts. ... Omron Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170133170

Switch

Provided is a switch that can be downsized. A switch is provided with a plunger, and an upper torsion spring configured to bias the plunger in a returning direction. ... Omron Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170133169

Switch

Provided is a switch with excellent operability. A switch is provided with a plunger, a lower torsion spring in which a biasing direction changes according to the movement of the plunger. ... Omron Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170133168

Switch

Provided is a switch that can reliably bring contacts into contact with each other with a small load, and can be prevented from malfunctioning. A switch is provided with a plunger, a lower torsion spring in which a biasing direction changes according to the movement of the plunger. ... Omron Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170132422

Work process management system, individual controller used therein, and access restriction method

A work process management system includes at least one work device and an individual controller that is directly or indirectly attached to a work object to control the work device. Each of the work device includes a work-device-side storage, a work-device-side communicator, a work part, and a work-device-side control part. ... Omron Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170128829

Operation information measurement apparatus, function control method, and program

An operation information measurement apparatus having a detection unit that detects information corresponding to a motion of a user includes: an operation information measurement unit that measures operation information of a user based on the information detected by the detection unit; a communication unit for performing near-field wireless communication with another apparatus; and a control unit that judges whether or not a first operation based on the detection information detected at a certain time by the detection unit of the operation information measurement apparatus matches a second operation based on detection information of a detection unit received from the other apparatus via the communication unit in a period from the certain time to a time when an amount of time corresponding to a first threshold elapses, and based on the result of that judgment, the control unit determines whether or not to output a command signal to the control unit.. . ... Omron Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170125271

Position detection apparatus, position detection method, information processing program, and storage medium

A hypothesis testing position detection apparatus improves robustness against abnormal detection values, and achieves both high accuracy estimation and high-speed estimation processing. An image processing apparatus extracts, from calculated values for a central position of a plane shape, one of the calculated values nearer a provisional center as a candidate for evaluation (testing) performed using a plurality of detection points.. ... Omron Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170123404

Instruction generating device

A desired position instruction of a user is generated even if a plurality of position instructions satisfying a vibration control condition exist. An instruction generator includes a conditional expression selector configured to select a conditional expression that should generate the position instruction from a plurality of conditional expressions based on a control performance condition, a parameter calculator configured to calculate a parameter based on a machine performance index and the selected vibration control conditional expression, and a position instruction generator configured to calculate the position instruction based on the parameter.. ... Omron Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170120321

Crimp structure, crimping method, and electronic device

Provided is a crimp structure in which an inner member and an outer member that is arranged outside the inner member are joined to each other. The inner member includes: an insertion portion having a columnar surface-like outer circumferential surface; and a recessed portion provided in the outer circumferential surface. ... Omron Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170119510

Electric toothbrush with a rechargeable battery, and inductance charger apparatus for use with the same

An electric toothbrush with a rechargeable battery includes a chassis having a rechargeable battery receiving section and a bobbin section, which are integrally formed to each other and are aligned along a common axis in said order. The rechargeable battery receiving section and the bobbin section are connected to each other by a pair of connecting arms extending generally parallel to each other. ... Omron Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170116738

Three-dimensional shape measurement device, three-dimensional shape measurement system, program, computer-readable storage medium, and three-dimensional shape measurement method

The 3d shape of a measurement object is measured accurately without using an encoder or other devices. A three-dimensional shape measurement device includes a mark search unit that calculates, using a search mark, a coordinate of a part of a surface of a measurement object including an optical cutting line formed with line laser light.. ... Omron Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170115324

Probe pin

A probe pin includes a coil spring, a first plunger, a first end of which is inserted from a first end of the coil spring into the coil spring and a second end of which is exposed to outside of the coil spring, and a second plunger, a first end of which is inserted from a second end of the coil spring into the coil spring to be in contact with the first end of the first plunger and a second end of which is exposed to the outside of the coil spring. The second plunger includes at least one elastic arm extending from the second end of the second plunger, and a touch portion is provided at a leading end of the elastic arm and displaceable in a direction intersecting an axial center direction when pressing force in the axial center direction is applied to the touch portion.. ... Omron Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170108919

Portable electronic device

A portable electronic device includes: a housing that is configured to be held by one hand of a human being; a holding detection unit that detects holding of the housing by the one hand; an input operation detection unit that detects an input operation; and a control section that outputs a control signal based on detection results of the holding detection unit and the input operation detection unit. The control section validates the input operation detection unit if the holding of the housing is detected by the holding detection unit, and after the validation, outputs a control signal based on a detection result of the input operation detection unit regardless of the detection result of the holding detection unit.. ... Omron Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170105825

Case for powered oral care implement and system incorporating the same

A case for a powered oral care implement and a powered oral care implement and case system. In one aspect, the case may include a housing having a base portion and a cover portion coupled thereto. ... Omron Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170103950

Resin structure having electronic component embedded therein, and method for manufacturing said structure

In a resin structure including a resin molded body and a plurality of electronic components embedded in the resin molded body, (i) the resin molded body has a plurality of exposed surfaces on which electrodes of the plurality of electronic components are exposed, (ii) the resin molded body has a recess formed therein, and (iii) the recess has a bottom surface which is at least one of the plurality of exposed surfaces.. . ... Omron Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170099158

Control system, control apparatus and control method

A control system includes a master apparatus that includes a calculation unit and a communication processing unit, and one or more slave apparatuses connected to the master apparatus via a network. The communication processing unit is configured to manage cyclic transmission, on the network, of a data sequence containing data that is handled by the master apparatus and the one or more slave apparatuses. ... Omron Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170098905

Crimp structure, crimping method, and electronic device

Provided is a crimp structure in which an inner member and an outer member are joined to each other. The inner member includes an insertion portion having a columnar outer circumferential surface, and an annular groove provided in the outer circumferential surface. ... Omron Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170098365

Activity information measuring apparatus, and method and program for assisting prevention of forgotten attachment of the same

An activity information measuring apparatus includes a detector that detects information corresponding to motion of a user. The activity information measuring apparatus analyzes the user's activity based on information detected by the detector, detects, based on the analysis results, a timing at which the user stopped sleeping and started moving, and makes an announcement to the user by operating an announcer in synchronization with the detected timing.. ... Omron Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170093073

Socket

A socket includes a base and a connection fitting including a bracket and a spring member and assembled to an upper surface of the base. The spring member of the connection fitting is pressed and elastically deformed to sandwich a lead between the bracket and the spring member. ... Omron Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170093055

Terminal connection structure

A terminal connection structure has a housing, a base housed in the housing, and a terminal unit having a pair of tab terminals disposed on the base, a pair of terminal portions disposed in the tab terminals in parallel, each of which is exposed from the housing and configured to be connected to an external terminal, and a terminal plate sandwiched between the pair of tab terminals.. . ... Omron Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091573

Visual attention detector and visual attention detection method

A visual attention detector includes a feature extraction unit configured to extract a spatiotemporal feature from a local region in a video; a hashing unit configured to convert a spatiotemporal feature value for the local region into a hash value, and to select a training value mapped to the hash using a hash table; and an attention measure determining unit configured to determine an attention measure on the basis of the distance between a spatiotemporal feature value for the local region and the selected training value such that the larger the distance the larger the attention measure.. . ... Omron Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170086710

Activity amount measuring apparatus, activity amount measuring method, and activity amount measuring program

An apparatus is attached to one portion of a user's body for use, and has a detection unit that detects information corresponding to motion of the user. The apparatus measures an activity amount of the user based on information detected by the detection unit and, if multiple apparatuses are attached to the user's body, transmits information to an activity identification unit that identifies an activity being performed by the user based on information detected by the detection units of the attached activity amount measuring apparatuses and information indicating the attachment portions of the attached activity amount measuring apparatuses. ... Omron Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170077623

Socket

A socket includes: a base; a connection fitting including a bracket and a spring member, configured to form pressure springs by dividing the spring member into two in a width direction by a slit provided to the spring member, and assembled to an upper surface of the base; and a case cover configured to fit to the base and to cover the connection fitting. The pressure springs of the spring member are pressed and elastically deformed by an operation driver inserted through an operation hole provided to the case cover, to sandwich between the bracket and the pressure springs a lead inserted through an insertion hole provided to the case cover. ... Omron Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170076894

Electronic device and manufacturing method therefor

An electronic device capable of reducing costs for equipment is shown. Of a plurality of housings each having an electromagnetic relay body incorporated therein, the adjacent housings are unified with a disconnectable connector provided on facing outer surfaces of the housings.. ... Omron Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170076893

Electronic-device seal structure and electromagnetic relay using said electronic-device seal structure

An electronic-device seal structure includes a base, a case which covers an upper surface of the base and has an opening at a surface thereof, and a pair of terminals attached to the base. A first clearance sealed with a sealing material is provided between the base and the case, and a second clearance is provided between the pair of terminals attached to an end surface of the base to face each other.. ... Omron Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170076073

License information management device, license information management method, and program

The computer acquires, from the activation server, the information to use the program and the information to specify the number of units of the plcs capable of using the program, by one-time activation. The plc has the program installed from the computer. ... Omron Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075346

Work process management system and tag type individual controller used therein

A work process management system includes at least one work device and a tag type individual controller that is directly or indirectly attached to a work object to control the work device. Each of the work device includes a work-device-side communicator, a work part, and a work-device-side control part. ... Omron Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075336

Control device

At least some of plural control target devices are classified so as to belong to one of plural groups. A control device holds identification information specifying a belonging control target device and information about a behavior of a remaining control target device in detecting an abnormality of a control target device belonging to an identical group with respect to each group. ... Omron Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075335

Controller and control system

The change stage of a user program is shared, and the suspension time of a device caused by updating the user program is shortened. A controller includes a first storage unit, a first change management unit, and a first user program generation unit. ... Omron Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075334

Controller

A controller, such as a plc, stores a task execution condition management table that indicates execution conditions for tasks and executes programs periodically in accordance with the execution conditions for the tasks. The controller provides a setting instruction for modifying the execution conditions for the tasks. ... Omron Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170074903

Probe pin and electronic device using same

In a probe pin including a coil spring, and first and second plungers, when the first and second plungers are respectively inserted from both ends of the coil spring toward an inside thereof, the first and second plungers are disposed in a reciprocable manner along an axis center of the coil spring while slide contact surfaces thereof are in slide contact with each other, and the first and second plungers are formed so that the coil spring can be held between a body portion of the first plunger and a body portion of the second plunger. The first and second plungers are formed so that the first and second plungers are close to each other and a contact area where the slide contact surface of the first plunger is in contact with the slide contact surface of the second plunger is tilted with respect to the axis center.. ... Omron Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170072558

Method and apparatus for autonomous conveyance of transport carts

In one aspect of the teachings presented herein, an autonomously-navigating mobile robot moves to a designated location and detects the presence and relative positioning of a compatible wheeled cart, based on recognizing one or more characteristic physical features of the cart from sensor readings taken by the robot. The robot moves into a position of gross alignment with the cart, based on the detected relative position of the cart, which means that the robot accommodates carts that are not properly positioned or oriented for pickup. ... Omron Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170070899

Transmission module, information transmission network system, information transmission method, information transmission program

A module transmits send information to be processed by an information processing apparatus along a transmission path on which the information processing apparatus is present. When the send information is sent in accordance with predetermined sending parameters, if a sending failure in which a sending completion state of the send information cannot be confirmed occurs, a part or all of the sending parameters used for sending of the send information with respect to which the sending failure has occurred are changed, and the send information is resent in accordance with the sending parameters after the changing. ... Omron Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170069452

Contact switching device

There is provided a contact switching device which has high productivity and in which operation characteristics hardly vary. The contact switching device includes an electromagnetic unit, a holder, a movable shaft, a movable yoke, a movable contact piece having movable contacts at both ends, fixed contacts, and a fixed yoke. ... Omron Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170068240

Control device, control system, support device, and control-device maintenance management method

A support device executes a maintenance operation for a plc, and records, into the plc, information identifying the maintenance operation. The maintenance operation includes at least either of writing and deleting of data such as firmware into/from the plc. ... Omron Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170068236

Control system

A control system easily adjusts devices. In a control system, an input unit included in a plc system obtains actual sampling data. ... Omron Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170068235

Programmable controller and device control method for programmable controller

A virtual device setup information storage unit stores setup information indicating whether to use a real device or to use a virtual device program simulating the real device in place of the real device. A program execution unit refers to the setup information, and executes the virtual device program when the setup information indicates use of the virtual device.. ... Omron Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170068234

Controller and control system

A controller continues to operate in a stable manner after program modification. A controller repeatedly executes a task a and a task b in cycles. ... Omron Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170068229

Control system, method, program, and information processing device

A controller stores link information linking a predetermined event to a variable associated with the event. The controller stores first log information in association with time information into a memory in response to occurrence of the predetermined event. ... Omron Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170067939

Non-contact voltage measurement device

Provided is a non-contact voltage measuring device capable of measuring, with given accuracy, measurement target voltages applied to various conducting wires having respective different shapes. An inner electrode which is deformable depending on a shape of a wire “w” is electrically connected, via a connecting section, to an outer electrode fixed to an electric field shield.. ... Omron Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170066899

Resin composition and cured product thereof

The present invention provides a resin composition which can be cured in a short time without a heat load on an adherend and with which a cured product having stable quality can be obtained. The resin composition in accordance with the present invention contains (i) a bisphenol a epoxy resin, (ii) an encapsulated curing agent including a core that contains a curing agent and a shell that covers the core, (iii) a filler, and (iv) a color material.. ... Omron Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170066230

Method for curing resin composition

The present invention provides a method with which curing can be carried out in a short time without a heat load on an adherend and a cured product having stable quality can be obtained. The resin composition curing method in accordance with the present invention includes the step (a) of directly and/or indirectly irradiating, with laser light, a resin composition (a) which contains (i) an epoxy resin, (ii) an encapsulated curing agent including a core that contains a curing agent and a shell that covers the core, (iii) a filler, and (iv) a color material.. ... Omron Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170063835

Control apparatus and control apparatus system

Unauthorized installation of software is prevented even at a production site at which software cannot be installed through a communication line. The memory card stores: additional software including a software id; a recording medium id; and encrypted information generated by encrypting the software id, using the recording medium id as a key. ... Omron Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170063219

Power conversion device and control device

A power conversion device includes: a bridge circuit; a filter provided on an alternating current side of the bridge circuit, and connected to a neutral point; a reactor between the bridge circuit and the filter; a smoothing circuit provided on a direct current side of the bridge circuit; a snubber circuit between the bridge circuit and the smoothing circuit; and a switch circuit provided between the smoothing circuit and the snubber circuit. The smoothing circuit includes two smoothing capacitors connected in series between a positive line and a negative line. ... Omron Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170062163

Latching relay drive circuit

A latching relay drive circuit includes a transistor that goes off when an operation switch is open, and a transistor connected in parallel to a capacitor and an operation coil. The transistor comes on when the transistor goes off to allow a reset current to flow into the operation coil. ... Omron Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170059619

Non-contact voltage measurement device

There is provided a non-contact voltage measurement device which can precisely measure a measurement target voltage by suppressing a flow of a leakage current via a parasitic capacitance produced between an electric field shield and an electric circuit. A drive voltage applying unit applies a voltage generated from an output voltage of a low impedance unit of the electric circuit and equal to an input voltage of a high impedance unit, to a first electric field shield coated on the high impedance unit.. ... Omron Corporation

02/23/17 / #20170054379

Current resonant type dc voltage converter, control integrated circuit, and current resonant type dc voltage conversion method

A current resonant type dc voltage converter includes: a switching circuit configured to generate an ac voltage from a dc input voltage; a lc resonance circuit configured to resonate in response to application of the ac voltage to a resonant capacitor and a resonant coil; a transformer having a primary side connected in series to the lc resonance circuit; a parallel resonant inductance present in parallel to the transformer; a rectifier circuit configured to rectify a current appearing on a secondary side of the transformer to generate a dc output voltage; and a parallel resonant inductance adjustment circuit configured to change the parallel resonant inductance.. . ... Omron Corporation

02/09/17 / #20170039715

Image processing apparatus, calibration method, and calibration program

A positional calibration is enabled between an imaging device and a stage structure including x and y stages that move independently of each other. An image processing apparatus performs the positional calibration of a camera coordinate system for an imaging device with a stage coordinate system using a reference position in a first image coordinate space indicating a position of a mark in an image captured when an x-stage is at a reference position, a displaced position in the first image coordinate space indicating a position of the mark in an image captured when the x-stage is at a first displaced position to which the x-stage moves in x-direction from the first reference position, and a virtual position in the first image coordinate space indicating a position of the mark in an image calculated using the characteristic value of a y-stage.. ... Omron Corporation

02/09/17 / #20170038413

Non-contact voltage measuring apparatus

There is provided a non-contact voltage measuring sensor (1) in which a detection probe (11) is configured with a leaf spring and in which, when an external force is applied, the detection probe (11) deforms winding in a direction in which a tension of the leaf spring acts.. . ... Omron Corporation

02/09/17 / #20170035366

Blood pressure related information display apparatus and program

A blood pressure related information display apparatus acquires blood pressure data including at least early-morning blood pressure data measured in the morning and night-time blood pressure data measured at night in a certain period for the measurement subject. The blood pressure related information display apparatus sets one of early-morning blood pressure and night-time blood pressure on a horizontal axis and the other on a vertical axis and performs graph display of points determined using early-morning blood pressure data and night-time blood pressure data on the display screen.. ... Omron Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170024869

Image processing device, image sensor, and image processing method

An image processing device is provided with a storage unit configured to store for each model among a plurality of models, a model template obtained by reducing a model image; an image reduction unit configured to reduce an input image by the reduction ratio for each model; and a search unit configured to search for the location of a model in an input image on the basis of a reduced input image and a model template. The storage unit stores model templates for at least two of the models wherein said model templates are obtained by reducing the model images by the same reduction ratio; and the image reduction unit processes the at least two models jointly. ... Omron Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170021801

On-vehicle apparatus control system, on-vehicle control device, and portable machine

An on-vehicle apparatus control system includes: a first on-vehicle switch and a second located farther from an on-vehicle reception unit than the first on-vehicle switch; an on-vehicle control device; and a portable machine. In a case where the on-vehicle switches is operated, the on-vehicle control device transmits a response request signal, the portable machine returns a response signal, and the on-vehicle control device controls an on-vehicle apparatus. ... Omron Corporation

01/19/17 / #20170018930

Power system management device and program

A power system management device manages the operational states of a plurality of power systems each including a power generator and a power conditioner connected to each other, and can promptly inform a user of erroneous setting of configuration information. The management device stores configuration information in correspondence with each power system including a power generator (photovoltaic array) and a power conditioner connected to each other. ... Omron Corporation

01/19/17 / #20170017862

Image recognition device, image sensor, and image recognition method

An image recognition device includes an identification unit configured to compare a feature point in an input image and a feature point in every model image to compute a first degree of similarity between the input image and the model image, and to identify the input image on the basis of said first degree of similarity. To compute the first degree of similarity for a model image, the identification unit adds to a score based on a matching feature point for each feature point in the model image matching a feature point in the input image. ... Omron Corporation

01/19/17 / #20170016778

Internal temperature measurement method and internal temperature measurement device

A method includes measuring a first temperature difference between first heat entry and discharge parts on a first heat transfer path extending from a portion of a surface of the object to the first heat discharge part using a first thermopile, and measuring a second temperature difference between a second heat entry and discharge parts on a second heat transfer path extending from another portion of the surface of the object to the second heat discharge part using a second thermopile, and measuring a reference temperature at a predetermined position on the first or second heat transfer path using a temperature sensor, and calculating the internal temperature of the object using the measured first and second temperature differences, and the reference temperature, and at least one predetermined value excluding a physical property value of a non-heating part of the object located at a surface side of the object.. . ... Omron Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170013567

Communication status output apparatus, communication status output method, communication status output program, and transmission module

When a status of communication between a first transmission module and a second transmission module that is located downstream of the first transmission module on a predetermined transmission path is output, received signal strength information is output for each piece of send target information in order of transmission, and regarding this output, an interval between output of received signal strength information associated with send target information transmitted immediately before transmission of one piece of send target information and output of received signal strength information associated with the one piece of send target information corresponds to a transmission period of the one piece of send target information from the first transmission module to the second transmission module. This makes it easy to grasp a status of communication between arbitrary transmission modules in a network in which information is transmitted sequentially via a plurality of transmission modules along a predetermined transmission path.. ... Omron Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170011872

Switch

The switch includes the base, a plurality of the fixed contact terminals, the sliding body, the operation lever, the coil spring, and the cover. From above the base, the fixed contact terminals, the sliding body, the operation lever, and the coil spring are mounted to the base, and the sliding body is pressed against the operation lever to position the operation lever. ... Omron Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170011871

Illuminated push-button switch and keyboard

An illuminated push-button switch according to the present invention includes a key top, a plunger, and a supporting fix member that forms a space between the key top and the plunger, and supports and fixes together the key top and the plunger. A plurality of the supporting fix members are provided, separated from each other, in a plane perpendicular to an optical axis. ... Omron Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170009510

Manipulation assisting control apparatus

In a manipulation assisting control apparatus, a manipulation assistance controller causes a switch unit to be in an on-state and which executes control of a motor drive circuit to apply an assisting force, in a case where a manipulation target object is moved in a predetermined direction. A first stop controller causes the switch unit to be in an off-state and stops the control of the motor drive circuit, in a case where the manipulation target object moved in the predetermined direction stops at an end position. ... Omron Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170007135

Blood vessel index value calculation apparatus, blood vessel index value calculation method, and blood vessel index value calculation program

Provided is a frequency transfer characteristic blood vessel index value calculation apparatus including a pulse wave acquisition unit that acquires first pulse wave data of a pulse wave at a first site, and second pulse wave data of a pulse wave at a second site; a pulse wave frequency characteristic derivation unit that derives a first frequency characteristic of the first pulse wave from the first pulse wave data and derives a second frequency characteristic of the second pulse wave from the second pulse wave data; a frequency transfer characteristic calculation unit that calculates a frequency transfer characteristic for a system that uses the first pulse wave as input and the second pulse wave as output; a frequency transfer characteristic correction unit that corrects the frequency transfer characteristic.. . ... Omron Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170004664

On-vehicle apparatus control system and on-vehicle control device

An on-vehicle control device mounted on a vehicle includes: an on-vehicle transmission unit that transmits a response request signal to a portable machine carried by a user; and an on-vehicle reception unit that receives a response signal transmitted from the portable machine in response to reception of the response request signal, and a remote control signal transmitted from the portable machine in response to an operation on an operation switch disposed in the portable machine. The on-vehicle reception unit performs: reception processing on the remote control signal on a basis of a first reception sensitivity when receiving the remote control signal transmitted from the portable machine; and reception processing on the response signal on a basis of a second reception sensitivity lower than the first reception sensitivity when receiving the response signal transmitted from the portable machine.. ... Omron Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170003406

Seismic sensor and threshold adjusting method

Power consumption of a seismic sensor is suppressed. The seismic sensor is operated in a power-saving mode and a measuring mode in which the power consumption is larger than that of the power-saving mode. ... Omron Corporation








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