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In-vehicle communication system, communication management device, and vehicle control device

An in-vehicle communication system includes vehicle control devices and a communication management device connected to a network. The communication management device includes: an abnormality detection unit that detects an abnormality and a kind of the abnormality on the basis of reception information received from any one of the vehicle control devices during communication between the vehicle control devices; an abnormality notification unit that notifies the other vehicle control devices of the kind of the abnormality in correspondence with the kind of the abnormality; and a transmission control unit that transmits the reception information to the other vehicle control devices in correspondence with the kind of the abnormality. ... Omron Corporation

Brushless motor

A brushless motor includes: a rotor including a magnet with polarization directions arranged so as to be alternatingly inverted along a circumferential direction centered about a rotation shaft, the rotor being attached to a housing so as to be capable of rotating with the rotation shaft serving as the center of rotation; a stator including multiple coils arranged along the circumferential direction centered about the rotation shaft of the rotor so as to oppose the magnet, the stator causing the rotor to rotate due to interaction between a magnetic field generated by the magnet and magnetic fields generated by the coils due to current flowing in the coils; at least one rotation angle sensor that detects the rotation angle of the rotor; and a protection portion provided at a location farther from the rotation shaft than each rotation angle sensor and formed by a grounded conductor.. . ... Omron Corporation

Control system, control device, and control method

A control system that can adjust a period required for detecting an abnormality occurring in a control object is provided. The control system includes: feature quantity creating means that creates a feature quantity from data which is acquired from the control object based on a first parameter associated with elements defining the feature quantity; deviation acquiring means that acquires a degree of deviation between the feature quantity created by the feature quantity creating means and a group of feature quantities stored by a storage means based on a second parameter associated with a range in the group of feature quantities; abnormality detecting means that detects an abnormality occurring in the control object based on the degree of deviation acquired by the deviation acquiring means and a threshold value; and instruction means that instructs the deviation acquiring means to start execution based on an execution cycle of the deviation acquiring means.. ... Omron Corporation

Soft gripper and blood pressure measuring cuff comprising the same

A soft gripper that surrounds and grips an outer peripheral surface of an object, the soft gripper includes an elongated first actuator and an elongated second actuator, which are deformed in response to supply of a fluid. The first actuator and the second actuator extend from bases of the first and second actuators toward opposite sides each other. ... Omron Corporation

Power transmission device

A power transmission device wirelessly transmits power to a power receiving device. The power transmission device includes: a first power transmission coil that transmits the power by a first transmission method; a second power transmission coil that is disposed at a position at a predetermined distance or more away from the first power transmission coil transmits the power by a second transmission method; and a housing that includes a first wall portion and a second wall portion which face each other and can accommodate the power receiving device between the first and second wall portions. ... Omron Corporation

Power transmission device

A power transmission device wirelessly transmits power to a power receiving device placed on a power supply surface. The power transmission device includes: a first power transmission coil that transmits the power by a first transmission method; and a second power transmission coil that is disposed on an outer peripheral side of the first power transmission coil and at a position closer to the power supply surface than the first power transmission coil, and that transmits the power by a second transmission method. ... Omron Corporation

Solar power generation system, dc/dc converter and power conditioner

The disclosure provides a technique for appropriately recovering an output reduction due to pid. A solar power generation system which has a solar cell, converts an output of the solar cell to predetermined ac power and outputs the converted ac power includes a voltage application part configured to apply an dc voltage to the solar cell and to perform an output recovery operation, and a stop control part configured to stop applying of the dc voltage when a stop condition is satisfied after the dc voltage is applied. ... Omron Corporation

Relay

The pressing member is configured to move to an off-position and an on-position. When the pressing member is located at the off-position, the first contact and the second contact come into a non-contact state. ... Omron Corporation

Cable disconnection preventing structure

Provided is a cable disconnection preventing structure or the like in which a conducting wire is not cut at a connecting portion at which a distal end of a conducting wire is connected to a substrate or the like even when a cable is pulled. The cable disconnection preventing structure (100) comprises a case (30) and a conducting wire fixing member (20) which fixes a conducting wire (2) exposed from a sheath (1) to the sheath (1) at one end portion of the cable (10). ... Omron Corporation

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

A character input device includes an operation unit that accepts an input operation of handwritten characters and displays the handwritten characters, a stamp creation unit that performs image conversion on the handwritten characters to create a stamp, a character recognition unit that recognizes a reading of the handwritten characters, and a saving unit that saves the stamp and the reading of the handwritten characters. Also, an input character management unit associates the stamp and the reading of the handwritten characters with each other.. ... Omron Corporation

Rfid data management device, rfid data management method, and rfid data management program

An rfid data management device includes an rfid data acquisition unit acquiring rfid management data including identification information of an rfid, a relevant data acquisition unit acquiring rfid relevant data including a use start date of the rfid, and a remaining time calculation unit calculating a remaining data guarantee time of the rfid using a data guarantee period dependent on the identification information and the environmental temperature of the rfid, and the environmental temperature. The remaining time calculation unit calculates the remaining time using an environmental temperature in a first period from a manufacturing date of the rfid to a use start timing, a data guarantee period according to the environmental temperature in the first period, an environmental temperature in a second period from the use start timing to a timing of confirmation, and a data guarantee period according to the environmental temperature in the second period.. ... Omron Corporation

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

A character input device is provided with an operation unit that accepts key input and displays and accepts selection of a prediction candidate according to the result of the key input, and a character input determining unit that determines an input character, using the result of the key input or the selection result of the prediction candidate. Also, the character input determining unit executes fingerprint authentication at the time of accepting the key input or the time of selecting the prediction candidate.. ... Omron Corporation

Electrical device and receiving device

An electrical device configured to transmit or receive a signal related to an operation element and transmit a data signal using a small number of wirings is realized. An electrical device includes a first terminal and a second terminal to which a pair of signal lines are connected, an operation element connected between the first terminal and the second terminal, and a transmission circuit configured to operate using a voltage between the first terminal and the second terminal as a power source. ... Omron Corporation

Slave device, control method of slave device, non-volatile computer readable recording medium

A device is easily exchanged without changing a program of a controller. A device communication management unit generates digital input data that stores only on/off information of a device in accordance with a copy setting information table set by a user.. ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267687

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

A character input device is provided with an operation content determination unit and a display control unit. The operation content determination unit determines the content of an operation on a display surface. ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267680

Screen creation apparatus, simulation apparatus and recording medium

An amount of communication necessary for displaying a screen is acquired in a stage of creating the screen. Provided is a screen creation apparatus that creates a program for causing a target apparatus to display a screen. ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267621

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

A character input device is provided with an input key determination unit, an input character processing unit and a conversion candidate processing unit. The input key determination unit determines the type of a key that is input. ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267510

Control device

In a control device having functions of collecting and storing time series data, a system for facilitating posteriori analysis and interpretation is provided. The control device includes: a control operation unit acquiring input data from a control target and determines output data for the control target by executing a control operation based on the acquired input data; a manufacturing data acquisition unit acquiring manufacturing data from a manufacturing execution system associated with the control target; a time series database storing at least some of the input data, the output data, operation data calculated in the control operation according to the control operation unit, and the manufacturing data in a time series; and an outside output unit outputting a data set including observed values composed of at least some of the input data, the output data and the operation data and the manufacturing data corresponding thereto to the outside.. ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267486

Control device, storage medium, and control system

A control device includes an interface for exchanging data with a servo driver. The servo driver is configured to execute a control arithmetic operation in which a manipulation amount for driving the servo motor is determined on the basis of a control parameter determined in accordance with a control target. ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267230

Display device

A display device includes a plurality of transparent display units, each unit configured to include a light emitting surface; the display units arranged spaced apart by a predetermined distance in a direction perpendicular to the light emitting surfaces such that the light emitting surfaces are parallel to each other; and each light emitting surface outputs a monochromatic grayscale image of a mutually different color.. . ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267203

Photosensor and sensor system

A photosensor includes a light projection unit, a light receiving unit, a determination unit that determines a magnitude relation between a received light quantity of the light receiving unit and a threshold value set for the received light quantity; and a threshold value setting unit that sets the threshold value of the received light quantity. The threshold value setting unit calculates for each of a plurality of different wavelength regions, a contrast difference that is a difference between a received light quantity obtained when projection is performed on a detection target on a surface of a workpiece and a received light quantity obtained when projection is performed on a background on the surface of the workpiece, and updates the threshold value based on the contrast difference for a wavelength region among the plurality of wavelength regions in which the contrast difference has a maximum value.. ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267202

Photoelectric sensor

A photoelectric sensor capable of preventing a malfunction caused by mutual interference is provided. The photoelectric sensor includes: a light projecting unit that repetitively emits a set of pulse light, which follows a projected light pattern in which a light projecting period is made different by a fixed time, as signal light; a light receiving element that receives the signal light; and a light receiving controller that distinguishes a light incident state and a light blocked state based on a received light signal from the light receiving element. ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267192

Proximity sensor and detecting method

A proximity sensor includes a transmission circuit that periodically supplies an excitation current in a pulse form to a detection coil for generating a magnetic field, a reception circuit that detects voltages or currents generated at both ends of the detection coil by the periodic supply of the excitation current, and a controller that detects presence or a position of the detection body by utilizing a time series signal obtained by the detection. The controller acquires a factor that influences the detection of the detection body in a first period of the time series signal. ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180266863

Thermal type flow meter, flow rate processing device, and thermal type flow rate measurement method

A thermal type flow meter includes a first resistor (r1) which is disposed along a flow path through which a fluid flows, generates heat when a current is applied, and outputs a first output signal indicating a heat generation temperature, a second resistor (r2) which is disposed at a position different from that of the first resistor along the flow path and outputs a second output signal indicating a temperature of the fluid, and a current application unit configured to apply a current to the first resistor so that the first output signal indicates a predetermined temperature. A parameter for converting the difference between the first output signal and the second output signal when a predetermined input is received if the current is applied into a target value is determined. ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180266851

Proximity sensor

A proximity sensor in which generation of voids in a resin sealing portion sealing an inside of a housing can be suppressed and thus a yield is improved. The proximity sensor includes a housing, a detection coil, a circuit board and a resin sealing portion. ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180264773

Method for producing mesh, and mesh

A method for producing a mesh including a resin mesh main body, and a resin reinforcing member configured to reinforce the mesh main body includes: a step of forming a plurality of through-holes using a laser beam in a mesh formation region of a first film material made of resin; a step of forming an opening portion in a second film material made of resin; a step of layering the first film material and the second film material so that the mesh formation region and the opening portion are arranged at positions that conform to each other; and a step of joining the first film material and the second film material to each other through laser welding at a portion surrounding the opening portion.. . ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180264647

Processing device, parameter adjusting method, and storage medium

A processing device is provided and electrically connected to a drive controller for driving a control object. The drive controller has a predetermined control structure that includes a feedback system and a control model part, and that enables model follow-up control according to the control models, and has the predetermined control structures corresponding to the control objects, respectively. ... Omron Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180263517

Blood pressure related information display apparatus

A blood pressure related information display apparatus includes a blood pressure measurement cuff configured to be worn by being wrapped around a measurement site of a measurement subject. An acceleration sensor attached integrally to the cuff is included. ... Omron Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255667

Electronic device and method for producing same

The present invention provides an electronic device which includes an electromagnetic shield, can keep down a production cost, can be made to have a reduced thickness, and has a high degree of freedom in designing a wiring circuit. Further, the present invention provides a method for producing such an electronic device. ... Omron Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255373

Wireless sensor system, communication device, sensor tag, and communication method

A wireless sensor system includes a sensor tag configured to include a radio frequency tag and a communication device configured to wirelessly communicate with one or more sensor tags. Each of the sensor tags is configured to receive a measurement signal from one or more sensor circuits and stores identification information capable of being distinguished from other sensor tags. ... Omron Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254647

Charge/discharge control device, charge/discharge control system, and remaining battery capacity adjustment method

A charge and discharge control device (30) controls the charging and discharging of a plurality of capacitors (11) configure to be removably connected in parallel to a vehicle (20). A receiver (34) acquires the remaining capacity of each of the capacitors (11). ... Omron Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253789

Battery reservation device and battery reservation method

A battery reservation device (10) includes an input acceptance component (11), a battery number acquisition component (12), and a rental number and capacity calculator (15). The input acceptance component (11) inputs from the user information related to the total power amount of the battery packs (1) that is desired to be rented. ... Omron Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253788

Battery reservation device and battery reservation method

A battery reservation device (10) comprises a battery state acquisition component (12), a scheduled return time acquisition component (13c), a remaining battery charge prediction component (14), a battery station information acquisition component (15), and a reservation acceptance component (17). The battery state acquisition component (12) acquires the remaining battery charge of a battery pack (1) scheduled to be returned to a battery station (30a). ... Omron Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253787

Reservation management device, reservation management system, and reservation management method

A reservation management device (50) is a reservation management device configured to manage reservations for the exchange of battery packs (10) at a charging device (30) where battery packs (10) are exchanged, said reservation management device (50) comprising a reservation number acquisition component (53), a return number acquisition component (54), and a reservation possibility determination component (55). The reservation number acquisition component (53) is configured to acquire number of battery packs (10) to be reserved at the charging device (30). ... Omron Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252582

Confocal measuring apparatus

A confocal measuring apparatus (1) includes a light source (10), an optical system (30) configured to receive reflected light from a measurement surface, a light guide part (20) into which a plurality of cores including a first core (26) and a second core (28) is built and configured to propagate the reflected light by the plurality of cores, a displacement amount measurement part (40) including a spectroscope (42) configured to separate the reflected light propagated by the first core into each wavelength components and a detector (44) having a plurality of light receiving elements arranged to correspond to a spectral direction by the spectroscope, and a peripheral image measurement part (60) configured to form an image of the reflected light propagated by the second core on the plurality of image pickup elements and to generate a peripheral image with respect to a measurement position of the measurement surface.. . ... Omron Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252558

Sensor device

A sensor device includes a housing and a sensor component mounted in the housing. The housing has two or more vents. ... Omron Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252387

Optical device, optical system, and ticket gate

An optical device includes one or more light sources and a light-guiding plate that guides light emitted from the light sources in a plane parallel to an emission surface that emits light. The light-guiding plate has light convergence portions that receive guided light 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. ... Omron Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252017

Vehicle door opening and closing control device

A vehicle door opening and closing control device includes a sensor, a determining unit, and a controller. When after an output value of the sensor reaches a threshold, a period in which the output value of the sensor exceeds the threshold continues for not less than a fixed time, and then the output value of the sensor falls below the threshold, the determining unit compares a first output value of the sensor before the output value of the sensor exceeds the threshold and a second output value of the sensor after the output value of the sensor falls below the threshold. ... Omron Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180251097

Vehicle state monitoring device and vehicle state monitoring system

One aspect of the present invention is a vehicle state monitoring device including: a transmission unit configured to wirelessly transmit a state signal providing a notification of a vehicle state; a power generator fixed to the vehicle body, and comprising a vibration power generation element configured to perform vibration power generation by vibration from the vehicle body; and a controller configured to start up the transmission unit when power generated by the vibration power generation is supplied from the power generator, and configured to wirelessly transmit the state signal to the transmission unit.. . ... Omron Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180250817

Control system, controller, control method, and recording medium

A control system, a controller, a control method and a recording medium capable of preventing damage to a cable occurring during an operation under control of a scara robot are provided. A control system includes a scara robot 300 and a controller configured to control the scara robot 300. ... Omron Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180250816

Control system, setting device, setting method, and storage device

A control system including a selective compliance assembly robot arm (scara) robot is provided. The scara robot includes a first arm configured to be rotatable around a first rotation shaft, a second arm configured to be rotatable around a second rotation shaft arranged parallel to the first rotation shaft and provided on the first arm, and a main shaft configured to be drivable in a direction parallel to the second rotation shaft and provided on the second arm. ... Omron Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180241208

Power transmission route state detection device, power transmission route state detection system, power transmission route state detection method, non-transitory recording medium and power conversion device

This power transmission route state detection device (10) is provided with a power transmission route determination unit (13), a first power amount acquisition unit (11), a second power amount acquisition unit (12) and a state estimation unit (14). The power transmission route determination unit (13) determines a power transmission route for interchanging power between utility customers connected to a node (52) of a mesh-type power network (51). ... Omron Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180240631

Relay

The link member is capable of pressing the contact piece. The link member includes a first pressing portion and a second pressing portion. ... Omron Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180240630

Power switchgear

A second yoke is disposed at a distance from a first yoke in a predetermined first direction. The movable unit is disposed between the first yoke and the second yoke. ... Omron Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180240588

Transformer and resonant circuit having same

Provided is a transformer (1), which includes: a core (10) which forms a magnetic circuit and has a middle leg (10a) and a plurality of side legs (10b, 10c) branched from the middle leg (10a); primary windings (11) respectively wound around a first winding leg (10a) and a second winding leg (10b), which are selected from the middle leg (10a) and the side legs (10b, 10c); and a secondary winding (12) wound around either of the first winding leg (10a) or the second winding leg (10b), wherein a first magnetic flux generated by the primary windings (11) from the first winding leg (10a) and a second magnetic flux generated by the primary windings (11) from the second winding leg (10b) differ from each other by a predetermined value or more at a position at which the fluxes do not intersect with the secondary winding (12).. . ... Omron Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180240201

Power trading matching system, power trading matching method, and non-transitory storage medium

This power trading matching system is provided with a required power amount information acquisition part, a customer information acquisition part, a surplus power estimation part, and a matching part. The surplus power estimation part estimates the suppliable amount of surplus power based on the generated power amount, the accumulated power amount, and the consumed power amount during a prescribed time period of a customer b acquired by the customer information acquisition part. ... Omron Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239723

Control device

A control device having a data collection function which facilitates subsequent analysis and interpretation is provided. A control device includes a time series data storage unit that stores designated data in a time series manner; a chapter information storage unit that stores chapter information for associating a designated timing with data stored in the time series data storage unit; and a data storage processing unit that controls storage of data in the time series data storage unit and storage of chapter information in the chapter information storage unit. ... Omron Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239338

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

The purpose of the present invention is to stop the power supply to a specified device among a plurality of devices to be supplied with power, and maintain the power supply to the other device. An io-link master is provided with: an upper-level communication control unit which receives a specification of a device to which the power supply is to be stopped; and a power supply control unit which controls a device power supply switching unit corresponding to the device to which the power supply is to be stopped, to stop the power supply to said device while maintaining the power supply to the other device.. ... Omron Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239309

Control system

A technology capable of suppressing occurrence of a difference between two setting items by more reliably matching settings of setting items on a standard device side and a safety device side in a control system is provided. The control system includes a standard function setting part that receives and sets an input of a setting item related to a standard functional part that performs control of an operation of a device, and a safety function setting part that receives and sets an input of a setting item related to a safety functional part that performs control for managing function safety of the device. ... Omron Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239054

Electronic device

To provide an electronic device which can be efficiently manufactured with stable quality. A photoelectric sensor 1a includes a cable 20 of which one end is drawn into a casing 10 through a cable insertion opening portion 10c, and a lead frame 25 which is electrically connected to a circuit board 34. ... Omron Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239020

Object detection device, object detection method, and program

This object detection device is provided with: an output unit; a plurality of detection units; a data acquisition unit; and an object information confirmation unit. The output unit outputs measurement light lm towards an object. ... Omron Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239003

Optical displacement sensor and system including the same

An optical displacement sensor and a system are provided. The optical displacement sensor includes a light projecting unit that projects light onto a workpiece, a light receiving unit that receives light reflected from the workpiece and generates light receiving data, a processing unit that calculates a displacement amount of the workpiece on the basis of the light receiving data, an input unit that receives a timing synchronization signal, and an output unit that outputs the displacement amount calculated by the processing unit. ... Omron Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180238678

Optical measurement system

An optical measurement system calculates a distance between an optical system and a measurement object based on reflected light beams corresponding to cores, compares a value indicating the distance with a threshold value for each of the reflected light beams, calculates an average value of all the values indicating the distance when the values in the reflected light beams corresponding to all the cores are equal to or greater than the threshold value or the values are less than the threshold value, and calculates an average value of the values indicating the distance which are equal to or greater than the threshold value or an average value of the values indicating the distance which are less than the threshold values when the values corresponding to some cores are equal to or greater than the threshold value and the values corresponding to the other cores are less than the threshold value.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180235515

Calculation device, calculation method, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

A calculation device, a calculation method, and a non-transitory computer readable recording medium including a calculation program with which a length of a target region required for a body model can be determined by means of a simple motion are provided. This calculation device configures a wearable device to initiate measurement of a measurement target region. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180234301

Master-slave control system, method for controlling master-slave control system,and recording medium

In order to make it easy for a user to know which device is to be connected to a communication port, a control system notifies a user of the format name of a device scheduled to be connected, when the identification information of the device scheduled to be connected to a device communication port does not match the identification information of the device actually connected thereto.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180234018

Power supply system, dc/dc converter, and power conditioner

A power supply system for recovering degraded performance of a solar cell due to pid is provided. The power supply system includes a solar cell, a non-isolated type dc/dc converter that boosts a dc voltage from the solar cell input from an input end with a predetermined boosting ratio and outputs a dc voltage from an output end, and an inverter that converts a dc voltage output from the output end of the dc/dc converter into an ac voltage, the power supply system being connected to an external power system for system interconnection, wherein the power supply system includes a potential adjustment device for applying a voltage of an external power system to the solar cell via the inverter to set a ground potential of a negative electrode of the solar cell to positive when an output of the solar cell is smaller than a predetermined value.. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180233902

Ground fault detection device, communication device, method for controlling same, load device, switch and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

According to the present invention, a solar cell string has a plurality of solar cell parts connected in series. In each of the solar cell parts, a solar cell module is connected to/separated from a cable run by an optimizer. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180233901

Arc handling control device, arc handling control method and recording medium

The objective of the present invention is to reduce erroneous detection of arcs, and to reduce erroneous responses concomitant with erroneous detection. In a photovoltaic power generation system (100), a main control part (37) controls an arc detecting device (40) in such a way as to suspend arc detection during periods in which arc-like noise is being generated. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180233640

Light emitting device, and manufacturing method of light emitting device

In order to be more compact and thin, this light emitting device (1) comprises led elements (3-6) embedded in a resin molded body (2) such that light emitting units (32-62) face the front surface (21) of the resin molded body (2) and anodes (33-63) and cathodes (34-64) are exposed on the back surface (23) of the resin molded body 2.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180233493

Light emitting device, backlight device, and manufacturing method of light emitting device

In order to be more compact and thin, this light emitting device includes led elements embedded in a resin molded body such that light emitting units are exposed on a lateral surface of the resin molded body and positive electrodes and negative electrodes are exposed on a back surface which is perpendicular to the lateral surface of the resin molded body.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232818

System, method, and compupter-readable recording medium of power sale timing optimum control

This power sale timing optimum control system is provided with a communication unit, a demand prediction unit, a supply prediction unit, and a timing determination unit. The communication unit acquires the amount of power stored in each of multiple power storage devices. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232618

Electronic apparatus and wireless communication system

The present invention addresses the problem of preventing the malfunction of an electronic apparatus containing an rfid module with a wired communication port. An electronic apparatus is provided with: an rfid module containing an antenna, a control circuit, a memory connected to the control circuit, and a wired communication port; a processing unit connected to the rfid module via the wired communication port; and a switch that electrically connects or interrupts the antenna and the control circuit.. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232593

Monitoring system, monitoring device, and monitoring method

A monitoring system, a monitoring device, and a monitoring method are provided. The monitoring system includes a detection part that detects a position of a worker intruded into a work area, a first specifying part that specifies a worker movable area on the basis of a position of the worker, an image capturing part that captures an image of an area including at least the worker movable area and a predetermined robot occupied area, a second specifying part that specifies a robot movable area from the image of the area, a third specifying part that specifies a human body area of the worker from the image of the area, a measuring part that measures the distance between the robot movable area and the human body area, and a restricting part that restricts movement of the robot when the distance is equal to or less than a predetermined distance.. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232582

Object detection device, object detection method, and program

The purpose of the present invention is to improve the speed of processing related to the presence of objects, while maintaining measurement accuracy of object detection, in an object detection device. This object detection device is provided with: an output unit; a plurality of detection units; a first data generation unit; a second data generation unit; and an information processing unit. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232547

Wireless communication system, electronic apparatus, reader/writer

The present invention addresses the problem of preventing the malfunction of an electronic apparatus containing an rfid module with a wired communication port. A reader/writer compares the model of setting information that was inputted by a user and is to be written, with the model of a temperature controller wirelessly transmitted from an rfid module of the temperature controller, and if the models match one another, the setting information corresponding to the model of the temperature controller is wirelessly written to the memory of the rfid module.. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232339

Monitoring device, method and computer-readable recording medium for controlling monitoring device

A state change detection unit obtains the data occurrence probability based on the values of observation data and the value of a parameter of a prior distribution, obtains, based on the data generation probability, a run length probability distribution when the time-series observation data acquired up to the current time point is used as a condition, and detects a change in the state of a facility based on the run length probability distribution. An update unit updates the value of the parameter of the prior distribution using the value of the observation data, to generate the prior distribution for calculating the data occurrence probability at a next time point. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232338

Monitoring device, method and computer-readable recording medium for controlling monitoring device

A state change detection unit obtains the data generation probability on the basis of the values of observation data and the value of a parameter of a prior distribution, obtains, on the basis of the data generation probability, a run length probability distribution of the time-series observation data acquired up to the current time point as a condition, and detects a change in the state of a facility on the basis of the run length probability distribution. Furthermore, an update unit updates the value of the parameter of the prior distribution using the values of the observation data, to generate the prior distribution to be used for calculating the data generation probability at a next time point.. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232294

Control device, monitoring system, and recording medium

In the case of this control device (10) for controlling a machine on the basis of multiple machine data acquired from the machine, a monitoring data acquisition instruction unit (12) instructs a vibration collection unit (3) and a sound collection unit (7) to acquire data at arbitrarily settable times, and a storage instruction unit (14) causes the acquired data and/or feature amounts calculated from the data, multiple machine data acquired at the same time as the measurement unit data, and information about the acquisition date/time of the data to be stored into a database (30) in association with one another.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232244

Information processing apparatus and system, and method and recording medium for generating user interface

An information processing apparatus includes: a display unit displaying a generation screen of a ui; a storage unit storing object images serving as candidates for configuring the ui; an operation receiving unit receiving a selection of arbitrary object images among the object images and receiving an operation for arranging the selected object images at arbitrary positions on the generation screen; and a build unit outputting an execution file configuring a ui including the object images arranged on the generation screen based on reception of a build instruction for the ui. When the build instruction is received in a state in which two or more object images are arranged on the generation screen the build unit generates a composite image including the two or more object images and further outputs coordinate information of each of the object images serving as composition sources inside the composite image and the composite image.. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232243

Programmable display, display control method, and display control program

To provide a programmable display that enables content for coping with an event that has occurred to be promptly used. A programmable display that can communicate with a control device that controls production equipment includes a display; a storage device that stores a plurality of pieces of content that can be used by the programmable display; a detection part that detects a predetermined event that occurs in the production equipment; a learning part that learns a probability that each of 5 the plurality of pieces of content will be used under a condition that the predetermined event occurs by monitoring content used by the programmable display when the predetermined event is detected; and a specification part that specifies content having a high possibility of being used by the programmable display among the plurality of pieces of content based on the learned probability when the predetermined event is detected.. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231961

Work region estimation device, control device, control system, work region estimation method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

This work region estimation device, which estimates a region in which a worker performs work, is provided with: a first operation acquisition unit that acquires worker operation information; an orientation acquisition unit that acquires worker orientation information; and a work region calculation unit that, on the basis of the operation information, the orientation information, and a worker body model, calculates a region in which a worker operation is forecast.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231955

Work region estimation device, control device, control system, work region estimation method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

This work region estimation device, which estimates a region in which a worker performs work, is provided with an orientation acquisition unit that acquires worker orientation information, and a work region calculation unit that, on the basis of the orientation information and a worker body model, calculates a region in which a worker operation is forecast.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231950

Monitoring method, monitoring module, and mobile terminal for monitoring programmable logic controller

The embodiments of the disclosure provide a monitoring method, a monitoring module, and a mobile terminal for monitoring a programmable logic controller (plc) connected with one or more monitor targets. The mobile terminal is connected with the plc, receives selection information input by a user for selecting a target component for the monitor target from a target component list, determines the target component based on the selection information, and associates the target component and the corresponding monitor target based on first input information input by the user. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231943

Control device

A control device (100) for controlling a control subject (2), said control device being equipped with: an instruction value generation part (20) that calculates an instruction value from an instruction pattern; a learning control part (30) that repeatedly calculates correction data containing a correction value for correcting the instruction value calculated from the instruction pattern; and a control part (10) that calculates a corrected instruction value from the instruction value and the correction data, and transmits the corrected instruction value to the control subject. The learning control part (30) generates the correction data from a response delay characteristic of the control subject, and the deviation between a feedback value for the corrected instruction value that has been output for the control subject and the instruction value that has been calculated by the instruction value generation part (20).. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231821

Electronic device and manufacturing method therefor

Provided are an electronic device and a manufacturing method therefor such that, when connecting a first electronic component configured to have a step difference near an external connection terminal to a second electronic component via wiring, the size increase of a manufacturing device can be avoided, wiring can be carried out at a low-cost, and the reliability of the wiring connections can be improved. An lcd (10) and an ic (20) are embedded and exposed in a resin molding (30) in such a manner that a connection electrode (13a) of the lcd (10) and an electrode of the ic (20) are positioned on the same plane.. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231597

Arc occurrence position detection device and arc occurrence position detection method

In order to identify an arc occurrence position in a dc power source, this arc occurrence position detection device (15) is provided with an arc detection unit (31) which detects occurrence of arc in a solar battery string (11), a disconnection position detection unit (32) which detects a disconnection position in the solar battery string (11), and a main control unit (33) which, when the arc has occurred, outputs the disconnection position detected by the disconnection position detection unit (32) as the arc occurrence position.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231427

Sensor device

Provided is a sensor device (1) that accurately calculate a temperature of a detection target and simplifies a shape of a housing. The sensor device (1) includes a pressure sensor (60), a first temperature sensor (70) that detects a temperature conducted from a detection target, a second temperature sensor (80) that is provided at a position that is more distant from the detection target than the first temperature sensor (70), and a temperature calculator (11) that calculates a temperature of the detection target from a detected temperature of the first temperature sensor (70) and a detected temperature of the second temperature sensor (80).. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231398

Proximity sensor

A proximity sensor is provided with coils (11, 12) disposed in a pre-set positional relationship, a first distance calculation unit (31) and a second distance calculation unit (32) for calculating first distance information (d1) and second distance information (d2), respectively, from the coils (11, 12) to a detection object (w) on the basis of reception results (voltages v1, v2) of the coils (11, 12), and a position estimating unit (33) for estimating the position, such as distance and azimuth, of the detection object (w) on the basis of the first distance information (d1), the second distance information (d2), and the positional relationship of the coils (11, 12) .. . ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180229743

Automated driving assistance apparatus, automated driving assistance system, automated driving assistance method, program, and recording medium

An automated driving assistance apparatus is an automated driving assistance apparatus for assisting automated driving of a passenger car, and includes a position detection unit and a notification control unit. The position detection unit detects a checkpoint that is before, in the advancing direction, a switching zone in which a switch is made from automated driving to manual driving. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180229579

Vehicle sensor assembly for detecting solar radiation and air conditioning system having the same

A vehicle detector assembly for detecting solar radiation may include a housing, a fixed plate fixed to an upper surface of the housing in a flat form, a plurality of photo detectors bonded to a surface of the fixed plate, each being connected to a lead having a uniform one-directional inclination structure, and a detector cap fastened to the housing and transmitting sunlight.. . ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180229379

Contact determination device, control device, contact determination system, contact determination method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

The present invention provides a contact determination device, control device, contact determination system, contact determination method, and contact determination program. This contact determination device acquires position information and/or posture information for a target person. ... Omron Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180229365

Control device, control method and non-transitory recording medium

The objective of the present invention is to provide a control device capable of suppressing trajectory misalignment due to deviation between the response delay times of a plurality of axes (a plurality of servomotors). In this control device, which issues commands to a plurality of servo drivers corresponding to a plurality of servomotors, the servo driver corresponding to a standard servomotor for which the response delay time is the greatest among the plurality of servomotors is set as a standard servo driver, and the command timing for the other servo drivers is delayed more than the command timing for the standard servo driver, by an amount equal to the difference between the response delay time of the standard servomotor and the response delay time of the servomotors corresponding to the other servo drivers.. ... Omron Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226976

Control system and pulse output device

. . A pulse output device which corrects a pulse signal advanced or delayed from a timing prescribed by a control device and a control system including the pulse output device are provided. A plc system including a driving device, a cpu unit, and a pulse output unit is provided. ... Omron Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226919

Arc detection apparatus

In a photovoltaic power generation system, a solar battery string is connected to a string optimizer via power lines, and a solar battery string is connected to the string optimizer via power lines. The string optimizer is connected to a pcs via power lines. ... Omron Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226804

Power coordination control system, power coordination control method, and non-transitory storage medium

Power coordination control systems (10a-10c) are provided with superimposed signal generation units (11a-11c), transmission units (12a-12c), receiving units (13a-13c) and connection relation estimation units (14a-14c). At the location of a utility consumer a (20), the superimposed signal generation unit (11a) generates a superimposed signal by superimposing a prescribed signal on a voltage supplied from a system (50). ... Omron Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224842

Control device and method of controlling the same

The invention provides a control device capable of preventing unnecessary stop in the control device including a programmable circuit unit and an arithmetic processing unit, and a method of controlling the control device. In the invention, an abnormality determination unit determines a correspondence between a position of a soft error detected by an error detection unit and a functional unit based on map information including position information (position number) in the fpga unit corresponding to a functional unit in an fpga unit. ... Omron Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224841

Monitoring device, monitoring system, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

Provided is a monitoring device capable of easily ascertaining an abnormality. A monitoring device comprises: an acquisition unit which acquires actual operation data (53a) from a control device which controls an actual machine; a storage unit which stores reference operation data indicating reference operation of the actual machine, first related information and second related information; a timing chart generation unit which generates an actual operation timing chart and a reference operation timing chart, and displays the timing charts on a display device; and a simulation data generation unit which generates simulation data of a reference image and a real image.. ... Omron Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224836

Management system and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

Provided is a management system for performing quality management on production equipment. A management system that includes: an acquisition component that acquires status information for production equipment that is subject to management; a detection component that, on the basis of the acquired status information, detects the occurrence of some event; and a display component that displays, separated according to inclusion in the four perspectives machine, man, material, and method, a plurality of factors that could be presumed to have caused the detected event in a manner in which the contents thereof and a probability of having caused the event can be compared.. ... Omron Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224825

Image processing system, image processing device, method of reconfiguring circuit in fpga, and program for reconfiguring circuit in fpga

An image processing system which can execute various image processings in an operation process of a robot is provided. The image processing system includes: a robot for performing a predetermined operation on a workpiece; a photographing unit for photographing the workpiece; an acquisition unit for acquiring a position of the robot; a field programmable gate array (fpga) for reconfiguring an internal circuit configuration; a storage unit for storing area information where circuit information for implementing predetermined image processing on an image obtained from the photographing unit as information for defining the circuit configuration of the fpga is defined for each operation area of the robot; and a reconfiguration unit for reconfiguring the circuit configuration of the fpga with the circuit information associated with the operation area based on that a position of the robot sequentially acquired by the acquisition unit belongs to one operation area defined in the area information.. ... Omron Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224824

Control device, control method, and control program

A control parameter is adjusted without the need to operate a driver of a control target. A control device (10) includes a model identification unit (12), a parameter determination unit (132), a data evaluation unit (131) and an operation data calculation unit (133). ... Omron Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224810

Control device, control method, and control program

A control parameter which causes a servo motor to perform an operation with higher accuracy depending on a purpose and a situation is determined. A control device (10) includes a data evaluation unit (131), a parameter determination unit (132), and an operation data acquisition unit (133). ... Omron Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224570

Sensor control device and sensor system

A sensor control device and a sensor system are provided through which it is possible to automatically detect whether mutual interference occurs for a plurality of sensor units, and it is possible to automatically set periodic light projection timings for preventing mutual interference. A sensor control device includes a light projection control part configured to instruct a light projection operation for each of a plurality of sensor units and a light projection timing setting part configured to set periodic light projection timings when each of the sensor units is periodically operated based on results of light projection control for each of the sensor units and detection results of each of the sensor units.. ... Omron Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224275

Road surface shape measuring device, measuring method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

A device configured to apprehend a road surface shape by using data measured by a measuring device appropriately apprehends a road surface shape. A road surface shape measuring device is provided with a road surface information acquiring unit and a road surface shape determining unit. ... Omron Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219721

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

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

08/02/18 / #20180219394

Arc detection apparatus

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

08/02/18 / #20180219308

Method of manufacturing programmable controller

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

08/02/18 / #20180218491

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

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

08/02/18 / #20180218231

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

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

08/02/18 / #20180217914

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

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

08/02/18 / #20180217799

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

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

08/02/18 / #20180217565

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

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

08/02/18 / #20180217259

Detection system, detection device, and detection method

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

08/02/18 / #20180216926

Proximity sensor

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

07/26/18 / #20180212697

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

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

07/26/18 / #20180211557

Teaching compatibility determining device, system, method and recording medium

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

07/26/18 / #20180211372

Inspection system, controller, inspection method, and inspection program

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

07/26/18 / #20180210416

Control device, control program, and control system

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

07/26/18 / #20180210415

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

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

07/26/18 / #20180210407

Control device, control program, and control system

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

07/26/18 / #20180210082

Sensor and method for setting threshold of sensor

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

07/26/18 / #20180210022

Arc detection apparatus

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

07/26/18 / #20180209843

Photosensor

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

07/26/18 / #20180207847

Production method of bonded structure and bonded structure

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

07/19/18 / #20180205892

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

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

07/19/18 / #20180204342

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

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

07/19/18 / #20180204090

Coarse-to-fine search method and image processing device

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

07/19/18 / #20180203598

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

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

07/19/18 / #20180203476

Temperature control device and auto-tuning method

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

07/19/18 / #20180203439

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

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

07/19/18 / #20180203422

Control device, control method, and control program

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

07/19/18 / #20180199832

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

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

07/19/18 / #20180199819

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

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

07/12/18 / #20180197367

Driving-device control apparatus and game machine

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

07/12/18 / #20180196410

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

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

07/12/18 / #20180194573

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

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

07/12/18 / #20180193122

Electric toothbrush device and method

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

07/12/18 / #20180192956

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

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

07/12/18 / #20180192947

Bodily information measurement apparatus

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

07/12/18 / #20180192946

Appliance

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

07/12/18 / #20180192897

Blood pressure measuring apparatus and physical feature information calculating method

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

07/12/18 / #20180192892

Pulse wave detecting device

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

07/12/18 / #20180192891

Pulse wave detecting device

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

07/12/18 / #20180192890

Pulse wave detecting device

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

07/05/18 / #20180188396

Seismic sensor and earthquake determination method

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

07/05/18 / #20180188373

Scanning-type distance measuring apparatus

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

07/05/18 / #20180184926

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

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

07/05/18 / #20180184925

Bodily information measurement apparatus

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

06/28/18 / #20180184212

Capacitive transducer and acoustic sensor

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

06/28/18 / #20180184211

Capacitive transducer and acoustic sensor

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

06/28/18 / #20180183272

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

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

06/28/18 / #20180183271

Non-contact power feeding device

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

06/28/18 / #20180183270

Non-contact power feeding system

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

06/28/18 / #20180183158

Terminal block

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

06/28/18 / #20180182492

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

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

06/28/18 / #20180182213

Display system and gate device

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

06/28/18 / #20180182201

Display device and game machine

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

06/28/18 / #20180180792

Optical device and optical system

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

06/28/18 / #20180180455

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

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

06/28/18 / #20180178456

Seal bar and heat sealing apparatus

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

06/28/18 / #20180177998

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

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

06/28/18 / #20180177997

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

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

06/28/18 / #20180177575

Electric toothbrush and method for operating an electric toothbrush

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

06/28/18 / #20180177485

Biological sound measurement apparatus

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

06/28/18 / #20180177482

Biological sound measurement apparatus

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

06/28/18 / #20180177414

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

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

06/21/18 / #20180176693

Acoustic transducer

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

06/21/18 / #20180175743

Step up/down inverter circuit and method for controlling same

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

06/21/18 / #20180174774

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

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

06/21/18 / #20180174772

Switch

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

06/21/18 / #20180173052

Display device

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

06/21/18 / #20180172808

Object detection device

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

06/21/18 / #20180172751

Test device

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

06/21/18 / #20180168505

Contact-type sensor

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

06/14/18 / #20180167741

Capacitive transducer system, capacitive transducer, and acoustic sensor

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

06/14/18 / #20180167740

Acoustic sensor and capacitive transducer

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

06/14/18 / #20180167029

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

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

06/14/18 / #20180166589

Photovoltaic power generation system inspection apparatus and inspection method

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

06/14/18 / #20180164788

Production system, controller, and control method

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

06/14/18 / #20180164770

Controller, control program, and control method

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

06/14/18 / #20180164768

Control system, control program, and control method

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

06/14/18 / #20180164492

Light guide plate, display device and game machine

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

06/14/18 / #20180163454

Vehicle door opening and closing control device

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

06/14/18 / #20180160919

Pressure pulse wave sensor and biological information measurement device

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

06/14/18 / #20180160918

Pulse wave measurement device

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

06/07/18 / #20180158632

Power generation apparatus and wireless switch

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

06/07/18 / #20180158626

Wireless switch

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

06/07/18 / #20180157692

Data flow control device and data flow control method

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

06/07/18 / #20180157233

Communication system, communication device, and communication program

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

06/07/18 / #20180156938

Object detection device

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

06/07/18 / #20180153499

Operation device and x-ray imaging unit

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

06/07/18 / #20180153421

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

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

05/31/18 / #20180150096

Power converter

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

05/31/18 / #20180150071

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

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

05/31/18 / #20180149557

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

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

05/31/18 / #20180146867

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

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

05/24/18 / #20180146519

Display device

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

05/24/18 / #20180144895

Electromagnetic device and electromagnetic relay using same

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

05/24/18 / #20180144892

Magnetic shield structure

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

05/24/18 / #20180143606

Control system and control device

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

05/24/18 / #20180141487

Vehicle display device

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

05/24/18 / #20180140209

Blood pressure meter

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

05/17/18 / #20180138815

Voltage converting device

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

05/17/18 / #20180137791

Mirror unit and display device

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

05/17/18 / #20180136639

Controller, control method for controller, and information processing program

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

05/10/18 / #20180129061

Optical device

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

05/03/18 / #20180120810

Control system, and control method and program for control system

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

05/03/18 / #20180120806

Control system, and control method and program for control system

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

05/03/18 / #20180120805

Control system, and control method and program for control system

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

05/03/18 / #20180120804

Monitoring system, monitoring device, and monitoring method

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

05/03/18 / #20180120090

Control system, and control method and program for control system

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

05/03/18 / #20180120087

Control system, and control method and program for control system

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

05/03/18 / #20180116624

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

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

04/19/18 / #20180109655

Control device and communication device

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

04/19/18 / #20180106668

Bijection photoelectric sensor and target detection system

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

04/12/18 / #20180101393

Arithmetic operation device and control apparatus

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

04/12/18 / #20180101383

Arithmetic device and control apparatus

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

04/12/18 / #20180101381

Arithmetic operation device and control apparatus

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

04/12/18 / #20180101087

Display device

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

04/12/18 / #20180100979

Display device

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

04/12/18 / #20180100738

Laser radar system

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

04/12/18 / #20180099642

Door control system, control device, and mobile device

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

04/05/18 / #20180098453

Electronic device

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

04/05/18 / #20180095513

Controller, control method, and program

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

04/05/18 / #20180095451

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

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

04/05/18 / #20180095447

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

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

04/05/18 / #20180095442

Programmable logic controller

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

04/05/18 / #20180095438

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

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

04/05/18 / #20180095434

Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program

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

04/05/18 / #20180094793

Projection optical system and object detection device

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

04/05/18 / #20180093134

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

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

03/29/18 / #20180092215

Circuit structure

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

03/29/18 / #20180091806

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

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

03/29/18 / #20180090981

Rechargeable battery controller

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

03/29/18 / #20180089919

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

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

03/29/18 / #20180088553

Control device, control program and control method

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

03/29/18 / #20180088251

Multi-optical axis photoelectric sensor

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

03/29/18 / #20180085074

Holding mechanism for operation device and x-ray imaging unit

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

03/22/18 / #20180084639

Three-dimensional circuit structure

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

03/22/18 / #20180083547

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

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

03/22/18 / #20180082809

Switch

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

03/22/18 / #20180081338

Program processing apparatus and program

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

03/22/18 / #20180080763

X-ray inspection apparatus and control method

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

03/15/18 / #20180077792

Reactor, connection member, board module, and electric device

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

03/15/18 / #20180075993

Terminal connection structure and electromagnetic relay using same

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

03/15/18 / #20180075799

Operating apparatus, game machine, and control method

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

03/15/18 / #20180075691

Game machine pushbutton

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

03/15/18 / #20180071627

Operating apparatus, game machine, and control method

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

03/15/18 / #20180071620

Operating apparatus, game machine, and control method

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

03/08/18 / #20180070449

Electronic device

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

03/08/18 / #20180068818

Contact mechanism and electromagnetic relay using the same

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

03/08/18 / #20180067461

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

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

03/08/18 / #20180067460

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

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

03/08/18 / #20180067248

Optical device

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

03/08/18 / #20180065244

Control device and control system

A control device includes an interface for outputting a command value to a motor driver adapted to drive a motor, a storage portion adapted to store one or more commands for specifying a behavior of the motor driven by the motor driver, and a processing portion including a first arithmetic circuit and a second arithmetic circuit. The first arithmetic circuit is adapted to execute a first process for successively interpreting the one or more commands stored in the storage portion and for successively calculating a parameter set which defines a function relating to calculation of the command value. ... Omron Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180065025

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

An exercise information measurement apparatus including: an exercise information generation unit that generates exercise information based on an output of a bodily motion detection unit that detects a bodily motion; a storage unit that stores exercise model data in which an increment of the exercise information is associated with each time segment obtained by dividing a pre-set time period (24 hours); an integration value calculation unit that calculates an integration value of the increment of the exercise information corresponding to a period of time from a particular time to a current time in the exercise model data; and a display control unit that causes a display unit to display the exercise information generated by the exercise information generation unit during the period of time from the particular time to the current time and the integration value.. . ... Omron Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180062500

Voltage conversion device

A voltage conversion device includes a first conversion circuit configured to switch a dc voltage at a dc power supply to convert the dc voltage into an ac voltage, a second conversion circuit configured to rectify the ac voltage converted with the first conversion circuit to convert the ac voltage into a dc voltage, a controller configured to control switching operation of the first conversion circuit, and emergency power supply circuits (a clamp circuit and a constant-voltage circuit) provided between a connection point of an auxiliary switching element and a capacitor and the controller. When an input voltage at the dc power supply decreases due to start-up of a starter motor in releasing idling stop of a vehicle, the emergency power supply circuits obtain a power supply voltage necessary for operation of the controller from a voltage at the connection point, and supply the power supply voltage to the controller.. ... Omron Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059649

Simulator linkage device, control method of simulator linkage device, information processing program and recording medium

A simulator linkage device (10) makes a first simulator (300) and a second simulator (400) execute simulation periodically respectively at a sampling interval set by the user.. . ... Omron Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180056177

Game machine input device and game machine

A game machine input device mounted on a game machine provided with a playfield; the game machine input device includes: an input unit provided toward the front of the playfield and configured to accept input; and a projection part configured to radiate light toward the playfield to project a first image in a region within the visual field of a player viewing the playfield.. . ... Omron Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180056176

Game machine operating device and game machine

A game machine operating device mounted on a game machine with a game board and provided on a front side of the game board includes: an operation unit which receives an operation; and a projection unit which radiates light in a direction toward the game board to project a first image on an area in a field of view of a player viewing the game board. The projection unit includes: a first light source; and a light guide into which light emitted from the first light source is guided. ... Omron Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180055451

Biological information detection apparatus

A biological information detection apparatus includes a vehicle opening detector, a riding detector, a radio wave transmitter-receiver, a biological information detector, and a correction value setting unit. The radio wave transmitter-receiver transmits a radio wave and receive a reflected wave of the radio wave, and the correction value setting unit sets a correction value for detecting biological information based on the receiving result after detection of opening of a vehicle by the vehicle opening detector and before detection of riding of a driver in the vehicle by the riding detector. ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180049356

Inspection apparatus and quality control system for surface mounting line

An inspection apparatus includes an imaging unit that captures an image of a board having a land on which a solder piece has been printed, an image of the board having a component mounted on the solder piece, or an image of the board having the component soldered to the land, a land determination unit that determines a position of an element on the board other than the land from the image of the board captured by the imaging unit, and determines a position of the land in the image based on the determined position of the element, and an inspection unit that inspects the solder piece or component on the land using the position of the land determined by the land determination unit as a reference.. . ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180048870

Method and apparatus for monitoring zones

The present invention comprises an apparatus and method for monitoring a zone, which is a contiguous or non-contiguous, two-dimensional (2d) area or three-dimensional (3d) volume. Among its several advantages, the apparatus includes a plurality of sensors that monitor portions of the zone and report intrusion status to a control unit that provides monitoring boundary information to each of the sensors based on user input and further “maps” or otherwise associates each sensor to control unit outputs in accordance with user-defined behaviors. ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180048229

Power converter

Provided is a power converter which is applied to a power converter equipped with a switching element provided on a line, and a radiator connected to a predetermined potential such as a ground potential. A noise eliminator in which a conductive member is covered with insulator is provided between the switching element (semiconductor switch) and the radiator (heatsink). ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180048153

Management device, management system, control method for management device, and control program

A management device includes a surplus power calculator configured to compute a measurement value or an estimated value for a surplus power which is power output from the power generator excluding the power consumption of the electrical appliance; and a scheduler configured to create an operation schedule for a designated appliance scheduled to operate during a period different from a surplus power period when the surplus power is available so that the designated appliance uses the surplus power during the surplus power period to operate; the scheduler also configured to shift the operation period of the designated appliance when a potential usable power is greater than an increment in the power consumption resulting due to shifting the operation period of the designated appliance, where the potential usable power is the surplus power with a potential feed-in power excluded therefrom.. . ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180048032

Battery, system, battery management method, battery management program, and recording medium

In a system in which a plurality of batteries can be loaned out, a battery that is carried in alone has a physical load information acquisition component. The physical load information acquisition component acquires physical load information about the battery. ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180047537

Coil terminal and electromagnetic relay provided therewith

A coil terminal includes: first to third terminal portions configured to supply a current to a coil; a coupler configured to couple these first to third terminal portions; and connectors provided in the coupler and connected with a lead wire of the coil. The coupler is formed by a resistive material, and includes a resistance regulator formed by bending at least part of the coupler.. ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180047528

Switch device

A switch device includes a button, a slider, and a holder in which the button and the slider are slidably held. The slider includes first guide portions. ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180047031

Information processing device, control method for same, control program, and recording medium

An extraction component extracts one or more batteries such that the sum total of the full charge capacity falls within an exclusion target range. An index calculator calculates an index value indicating the usage status of the batteries included among the one or more extracted batteries. ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180046395

Programmable display, update processing apparatus, updating method, information processing method, and program stored on computer-readable recording medium

A programmable display includes a memory unit for storing an existing file group, a reading unit for obtaining an update file group, a difference extraction unit for extracting, from the update file group, a file different from files in the existing file group as a difference file, and a writing unit for updating the existing file group by writing the difference file to the memory unit.. . ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180046169

Information processing system, information processing device, workpiece position identifying method, and workpiece position identifying program

An information processing system for identifying a position of a workpiece conveyed on a conveyor is provided. A counter measures a movement amount of a conveyor a plurality of times at intervals shorter than a cycle of communication with a controller, and transmits measured movement amounts and respective measurement timings to the controller. ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180046157

Motor control device and game machine

A motor control device configured to control a motor, includes a first memory; a second memory different from the first memory; a communication interface circuit configured to receive a control command from an external device; a command parser configured to store control information in the first memory and in the second memory when the control command includes control information defining an operation of the motor, and to generate a response signal including the control information stored in the first memory when the control command includes a command for verifying a communication state and transmit the response signal to the external device via the communication interface circuit; a control unit configured to read the control information from the second memory; and a drive signal generator.. . ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180045970

Stereoscopic display device

A stereoscopic display device includes an image display device to display, for each imaging point inside a space region, an image of an object to be projected to the space region at the relevant imaging point in a block corresponding to the relevant imaging point on a display region, a lens to direct light beams given out from the respective blocks to mutually different directions, a light guide plate having first deflectors provided in any of an emission surface and a surface opposed to the emission surface, each of the first deflectors directing the light beams entering the light guide plate to mutually different directions to emit the light beams from the emission surface, and a second deflector configured to direct, for each of the first deflectors, the light beam from each of the blocks emitted from the emission surface through the first deflector to the corresponding imaging point.. . ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180045786

Excess/deficiency determination device, method for controlling same, control program, and recording medium

A supply amount change prediction component takes into account a decrease in full-charge capacity due to battery deterioration to predict a future amount of power supplied by a plurality of batteries, and a surplus calculator calculates the surplus of the power supply amount with respect to the power demand.. . ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180043785

Battery selection device, battery selection method, battery selection program, and recording medium

A battery selection device has a preparation amount information acquisition component, a supply amount information acquisition component, a battery candidate extraction component, and a determination processor. The preparation amount information acquisition component acquires preparation amount information indicating the scheduled date and time of a loan and the required charge amount. ... Omron Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180043541

Information processing system, information processing device, workpiece position identifying method, and workpiece position identifying program

An information processing system for identifying a position of a workpiece conveyed on a conveyor is provided. A counter measures a movement amount of a conveyor a plurality of times at intervals shorter than a cycle of communication with a controller, and transmits measured movement amounts and respective measurement timings to the controller. ... Omron Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180042104

Power converter

Provided is a power converter which is applied to a power converter equipped with a switching element provided on a line, and a radiator connected to a predetermined potential such as a ground potential. A noise eliminator in which a conductive member is covered with insulator is provided between the switching element (semiconductor switch) and the radiator (heatsink). ... Omron Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180041164

Solar power generation system inspection method and inspection apparatus

A ground fault detection apparatus includes a pv current detection unit, a ground fault current detection circuit, an electric power delivery path switching switch that switches the connection of a solar cell string from a pcs side to the ground fault current detection circuit, and a control unit that, when the solar cell string is in a switchable state, switches the electric power delivery path switching switch to the ground fault current detection circuit side.. . ... Omron Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180041149

Evaluation system, evaluation device, game machine, and evaluation method

Disclosed are an evaluation system, an evaluation device, a game machine, and an evaluation method for being able to evaluate a drive motor that drives various movable bodies called an accessory attached to a game machine such as a pachinko game machine. The game machine includes an accessory mechanism and a motor control mechanism that controls the drive motor of the accessory mechanism. ... Omron Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180041138

Inverter circuit and power conversion device

An inverter circuit provided in a power conversion device includes a full-bridge inverter, and a short circuit part. The short circuit part includes switching elements and clamp elements connected to the switching elements. ... Omron Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180041106

Voltage conversion device

A voltage conversion device includes a first conversion circuit, a second conversion circuit, a voltage detection circuit, and a cpu (failure detector). The first conversion circuit switches a dc voltage at a dc power supply to convert the dc voltage into an ac voltage. ... Omron Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180040920

Battery, system, battery damage calculation device, battery management method, battery management program, and recording medium

A battery has a case, an external environment information acquisition component, and an internal environment information acquisition component. The case houses one or more cells. ... Omron Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180038740

Sensor package

Provided is a sensor package that measures an internal temperature of a measurement object. A sensor package includes: a package including a bottomed tubular casing and plural leads substantially parallel to each other, each of the leads piercing the bottomed tubular casing; and a mems chip including at least one thermopile that measures a temperature difference in an identical direction. ... Omron Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180034273

Management device, management system, control method for management device, and control program

A management device includes a potential usable power calculator that computes a measurement value or an estimated value for a potential usable power which is the amount of power available when the power consumption of an electrical appliance and a potential feed-in amount that can be sold are excluded from the power output from the solar power device; a planned usage determination unit that identifies a planned usage time that a user plans to use a designated appliance; an effective time determination unit that identifies a continuous effective time when a physical quantity representing a state that changes due to the designated appliance using the potential usable power is within a range that is effective for a user; and a scheduler that creates an operation schedule indicating at least an operation start time for the designated appliance on the basis of the planned usage time and the continuous effective time.. . ... Omron Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032098

Lever unit

A lever unit is provided with a start lever rotatably provided on a securing shaft, a ratchet mechanism that restricts a movement direction of the start lever to one direction, and a reset mechanism that releases the restriction on the movement direction by the ratchet mechanism, wherein the ratchet mechanism is provided with a rotation plate that rotates integrally with the start lever and on which multiple teeth are formed on an outer edge thereof, and multiple latch pieces having engaging portions that mesh with tooth depression portions between the teeth of the rotation plate, wherein the multiple latch pieces are set in an array along an outer edge of the rotation plate so that each time the rotation plate moves a single pitch portion of the teeth, the engaging portions of all of the latch pieces mesh alternately with one of the tooth depression portions.. . ... Omron Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180026560

Motor control device and game machine

In a motor control device, a communication interface receives a control command defining a target rotation amount and a target rotation speed of a motor. A sensor interface receives a detection signal from a rotation angle sensor outputting a detection signal in every rotation of the motor at a predetermined angle. ... Omron Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180025252

Template creation device and template creation method

A template creation device includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of templates from a plurality of images of different poses of a single object, or a plurality of images for a plurality of objects; a clustering unit configured to divide the plurality of templates into a plurality of groups on the basis of a similarity score; and an integration unit configured to combine the templates in a group into an integrated template, and to create a new template set from the plurality of integrated templates corresponding to each group in the plurality of groups.. . ... Omron Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180024010

Internal temperature measuring apparatus and sensor package

An internal temperature measuring apparatus includes: a sensor package in which a mems chip and a temperature sensor are disposed in a bottomed tubular package, the mems chip including one or a plurality of thermopiles each of which measures a heat flux passing through a region of a bottom of the bottomed tubular package, the temperature sensor measuring a reference temperature used as temperature of a predetermined portion of the mems chip; and a printed circuit board configured to calculate the internal temperature of the measurement object based on output of the sensor package. An outer bottom face of the sensor package projects from a plate face of the printed circuit board through a through-hole made in the printed circuit board.. ... Omron Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180021658

Exercise information measurement apparatus, exercise management method, and exercise management program

An exercise information measurement apparatus, an exercise management method, and an exercise management program according to which exercise management for a user can be performed through comparison with another user. An exercise information measurement apparatus includes: an exercise pace information measurement unit that measures exercise pace information of a wearer; a communication unit for performing near-field wireless communication with another apparatus having an exercise pace information measurement unit; an other apparatus exercise pace information storage unit (information acquisition and storage units) acquiring other apparatus exercise pace information measured by the exercise pace information measurement unit of the other apparatus via the communication unit and stores it; and a management information output unit outputting management information for managing the exercise pace information based on the stored other apparatus exercise pace information and the exercise pace information measured by the exercise pace information measurement unit of the exercise information measurement apparatus.. ... Omron Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180019933

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

An information processing apparatus is connected to a control system including a first network allowing constant period communication connected to a first node for managing the constant period communication and to one or more second nodes other than the first node. The apparatus includes a first obtaining unit that obtains, from the first node, first status information indicating a communicating status of each second node in the first network, a second obtaining unit that obtains second status information indicating an operating status of each second node, a third obtaining unit that obtains third status information indicating an operating status of a second node that includes a predetermined type device, and an output unit that outputs, for each second node, the first status information, the corresponding second status information, and the corresponding third status information in line.. ... Omron Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180019685

Power converter

During a single-phase three-wire output control process for causing a neutral point clamped inverter circuit to have a single-phase three-wire output, a power converter performs a potential control process for changing a potential of the o terminal to a positive or negative value to allow more power to be consumed from power stored in one of first and second capacitors with a higher voltage than from power stored in the other one of the first and second capacitors.. . ... Omron Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180019684

Power converter

A power converter includes a neutral point clamped inverter circuit including a first capacitor and a second capacitor that are connected in series to divide an input direct-current voltage by half. When receiving an instruction to start a single-phase three-wire output control process and finding that a voltage difference between a voltage across the first capacitor and a voltage across the second capacitor exceeds a predetermined threshold, the controller performs a capacitor voltage balancing process for reducing the voltage difference before starting the single-phase three-wire output control process.. ... Omron Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180019543

Socket

A socket includes a socket body having a mounting part, and a holding lever supported on the mounting part to hold a relay mounted at a mounting position of the mounting part. The holding lever includes a support, and a stopper provided on the support and movable between a restriction position at which movement of the relay, positioned at the mounting position, in a removing direction is restricted and a restriction release position at which the restriction of the movement of the relay in the removing direction is released. ... Omron Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180017727

Optical device, optical system, and ticket gate

A light-guiding plate of an optical device has first light convergence portions and second light convergence portions. The light convergence portions each have optical surfaces that cause light to be emitted from an emission surface in directions in which the light substantially converges at or scatters from one convergence point or one convergence line, the convergence points or lines for the light convergence portions are different from each other, first and second images are formed by a collection of the convergence points or lines of the first and second light convergence portions, respectively, and in a case where an image is projected to a plane perpendicular to the emission surface and parallel to a light-guiding direction of the light-guiding plate, the first and second light convergence portions cause light to be emitted from the emission surface at a first angle and at a second angle, respectively.. ... Omron Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180017706

Multiple-optical-axis photoelectric sensor

A light projector and a light receiver each includes a case body, a light transmission plate closing an opening in a front face of the case body, and a pair of caps closing openings in end faces of the case body. The case body includes first supports supporting side edges of the light transmission plate, the caps respectively include second supports supporting ends of the light transmission plate, the light transmission plate is supported by the first supports and the second supports with an elastic member interposed between the light transmission plate and the first and second supports, and the cap is fixed to the case body while the seal member abutting on the end face of the case body is interposed between the cap and the case body. ... Omron Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180017435

Multiple-optical-axis photoelectric sensor

A light projector and a light receiver each include a case body, a light transmission plate closing an opening in a front face of the case body, caps closing openings in end faces of the case body, and cap covers attached slidably to each cap. The case body includes first supports partially supporting side edges of the light transmission plate, the caps respectively include second supports supporting ends of the light transmission plate, the light transmission plate is supported by the first and second supports with an elastic member interposed between the light transmission plate and the first and second supports, the cap cover includes a pressing unit pressing the ends of the light transmission plate toward the second supports, and second engagement units engaging with each other to maintain a state where the pressing unit presses the light transmission plate are provided in the cap and the cap cover.. ... Omron Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180017434

Multiple-optical-axis photoelectric sensor

A light projector and a light receiver each includes a case body, a light transmission plate closing an opening in a front face of the case body, and a pair of caps closing openings in end faces of the case body. The case body includes first supports supporting side edges of the light transmission plate, the caps respectively include second supports supporting ends of the light transmission plate, the light transmission plate is supported by the first supports and the second supports with an elastic member interposed between the light transmission plate and the first and second supports, and first engagement units engaging with each other to restrict inward displacements of the ends of the light transmission plate supported by the second supports in the longitudinal direction are respectively provided in the cap and the light transmission plate.. ... Omron Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180014923

Electric toothbrush

An electric toothbrush includes a stem member on which a replaceable toothbrush is mounted. The stem member is made of synthetic resin and has a cavity for accommodating a dc motor and a vibration shaft connected to the dc motor. ... Omron Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180013362

Motor control device and game machine

A motor control device includes: a communication interface receiving from an external device a control command for defining a target rotation amount and a target rotation speed of the motor; a sensor interface connected with a first rotation angle sensor outputting a first detection signal in every rotation of the motor at a first angle or a second rotation angle sensor outputting a second detection signal in every rotation of the motor at a second angle larger than the first angle; a controller obtaining a measured value of a rotation speed of the motor based on a reception interval of the first or second detection signal, to decide a set value of the rotation speed to bring the measured value close to the target rotation speed; and a drive signal generator generating a drive signal for rotating the motor according to the set value, and outputting the drive signal.. . ... Omron Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180013291

Bidirectional dc-dc converter, power conditioner, and distributed power system

A low-voltage circuit in a bidirectional dc-dc converter converts output ac power from a high-voltage circuit to dc power to charge a smoothing reactor and discharge the smoothing reactor, and includes an active snubber circuit including switching elements and each having a backward diode and a snubber capacitor. The snubber capacitor of the active snubber circuit has its one end connected to a drain end of the switching elements and has its other end connected to a node between a center tap of a high-frequency transformer and a smoothing reactor.. ... Omron Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011467

Plc control data generation device, plc control data generation method, and plc control data generation program

A personal computer (pc) includes a setting data generation processor that generates a setting data file referred to by a setting value writing fb of a plc and a transmission processor that transmits the setting data file to the plc. The setting value writing fb is a function block that changes an operation setting value of a control object device that is controlled by the plc based on the setting data file.. ... Omron Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011466

Programmable logic controller, method for controlling programmable logic controller, and control program

A programmable logic controller in which a control object device that changes an operation setting value includes a storage in which a setting data file referred to during operation of a setting value writing function block is stored and a destination specification unit that specifies a destination of the control object device. The destination specification unit can switch between the specification of the destination of the control object device based on destination information in the setting data file and the specification of the destination of the control object device based on separately-designated information.. ... Omron Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011127

Kelvin probe and kelvin inspection unit provided with same

A kelvin probe according to one or more embodiments includes first and second probe pins in parallel to each other with a space in between. Each of the first and second probe pins includes: an elastic portion configured to expand and contract along a first line; a first contact on a second line parallel to the first line; and a second contact on the first line. ... Omron Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180010962

Optical measurement apparatus

The optical measurement apparatus includes an interface unit and a measuring unit. The interface unit is configured to receive a synchronization signal transmitted from a plc to a fieldbus at a constant communication cycle, and output, in synchronization with the synchronization signal, a result of measurement (a measured value) by the optical measurement apparatus and a synchronization supervisory signal. ... Omron Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180006508

Wireless power supply control system, wireless power supply control apparatus, method for controlling wireless power supply, and method for producing directivity information

. . Provided is a wireless power supply control system including a control apparatus controlling driving of one or more driving devices in accordance with a plurality of predetermined driving patterns, a first radio having a directional antenna, and a second radio driven by power supply radio waves transmitted from the first radio. Target driving directivity information corresponding to a target driving pattern acquired by an acquisition unit is selected from among pieces of driving directivity information relating to a directivity applied to the directional antenna, in a state in which driving of the driving devices is controlled by the control apparatus in accordance with the driving patterns, the selected target driving directivity information is applied to the directional antenna of the first radio, and wireless power supply from the first radio to the second radio is executed.. ... Omron Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180005785

Switch device

A switch device includes an actuation unit, a movable unit, a first base, and a second spring, which is a torsion coil spring that acts between the actuation unit and the movable unit. The movable unit is movable with respect to the base. ... Omron Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180005776

Terminal connecting mechanism and switch

A terminal connecting mechanism includes a plate spring, an insulating housing having an accommodating portion to accommodate a fixed portion and an elastic portion of the plate spring, and a terminal electrode portion disposed in the accommodating portion. The accommodating portion includes a first opening to allow a conductor portion of an electric wire to be inserted into the accommodating portion, an electric wire insertion guide wall disposed from the first opening along an insertion direction of the electric wire, to guide the conductor portion, an inclined wall facing the electric wire insertion guide wall and being inclined toward the electric wire insertion guide wall along the insertion direction of the electric wire, wherein the fixed portion is fixed to the inclined wall, and a second opening to allow a jig to be inserted into the accommodating portion, thereby canceling contact between the elastic portion and the conductor portion.. ... Omron Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004907

Abnormality processing system

An abnormality processing system is provided capable of executing appropriate processing in cases where an abnormality occurs in a worker's living body. A management computer 300, if determining that an abnormality is present in a worker's living body, transmits an abnormality signal to an administrator terminal 100, a work device 200, a worker camera 20 and a surveillance camera 50. ... Omron Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004181

Safety system, program, and method

A safety system according to one or more embodiments including a safety controller that executes a safety program. The safety system includes: a collection unit configured to collect an input value over a predetermined period, the input value being a value of an input signal selected previously in one or a plurality of input signals input to the safety controller; and a visualization unit configured to reproduce a behavior of the safety program over the predetermined period based on the input value collected over the predetermined period, and to express visually an operating state of the safety program at an appointed point of time in the predetermined period.. ... Omron Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003998

Optical device

An optical device includes a light guide plate configured to guide light within a plane parallel to an emission surface, and a plurality of light focusing portions to which the light guide plate guides directional light. Each of the plurality of light focusing portions is provided with an optical surface configured to create from the directional light incident thereon emission light in a direction substantially converging on a single convergence point or convergence line in a space or to create emission light that substantially diverges from a single convergence point of convergence line in a space and exits from the emission surface. ... Omron Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000422

Biological information detection device and chair including biological information detection device

A biological information detection device is installed in equipment including a body support portion, and detects biological information of a user of the equipment. The device includes: a detection unit including: a transmitter which transmits a radio wave toward a part of the body supported by the body support portion; and a receiver which receives a reflected wave obtained as the radio wave transmitted by the transmitter and then reflected on a part of the body; and a detection support portion which forms a part of the body support portion, and which supports a part of the body to which the transmitter transmits the radio wave. ... Omron Corporation








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