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Communication system including eavesdropping

The disclosure presents a method and a communication system comprising; an audio gateway including; a first wireless interface configured to transmit and receive an audio signal via a first communication link, a processing unit configured to transfer the audio signal into an audio streaming signal, a second wireless interface configured to transmit the audio streaming signal via a second communication link, a plurality of communication units comprising a master communication unit and at least a first slave communication unit, wherein each of the communication unit comprises: a first wireless interface configured to receive the audio streaming signal via the second communication link and to communicate with a communication unit, a speaker configured to sound the audio streaming signal received from the audio gateway, a memory unit, and wherein the master communication unit is configured to transmit a pairing request via the second communication link to the audio gateway, and the audio gateway transmits then an encryption key to the master communication unit, and the first slave communication unit is configured to request the encryption key by transmitting an encryption request including an identification of the first slave communication unit to the master communication unit via a first internal communication link, and the master communication unit transmits then the encryption key relating to the second communication link to the first slave communication unit based on an access criteria, and the first slave communication unit is then configured to eavesdrop the audio streaming signal being communicated via the second communication link between the audio gateway and the master communication unit.. . ... Sen Corporation

Diamond-backed photodiodes, diamond-sandwiched photodiodes, photodiode systems and related methods of manufacture

A photodiode device and method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. A stack of functional layers of the photodiode device, formed of crystalline semiconductor material, may be formed on a diamond substrate. ... Sen Corporation

Method and system for finding a solution to a provided problem by selecting a winner in evolutionary optimization of a genetic algorithm

A method for finding a solution to a problem is provided. The method includes storing candidate individuals in a candidate pool and evolving the candidate individuals by performing steps including (i) testing each of the candidate individuals to obtain test results, (ii) assigning a performance measure to the tested candidate individuals, (iii) discarding candidate individuals from the candidate pool in dependence upon their assigned performance measure, and (iv) adding, to the candidate pool, a new candidate individual procreated from candidate individuals remaining in the candidate pool. ... Sen Corporation

Autonomous configuration of conversion code to control display and functionality of webpage portions

The technology disclosed is generally directed to massively multivariate testing, conversion rate optimization, and product recommendation and, in particular, directed to automatically and autonomously placing conversion code (e.g., scripts) in webpages of a host website without requiring any affirmative action on the part of the host. The conversion code modifies display and functionality of a particular portion of a host webpage without modifying other portions of the host webpage. ... Sen Corporation

Two-dimensional conformal optically-fed phased array and methods of manufacturing the same

This disclosure is directed to two-dimensional conformal optically-fed phased arrays and methods for manufacturing the same. The method includes providing a wafer substrate, depositing a first cladding layer on the wafer substrate, and depositing a core layer on the first cladding layer. ... Sen Corporation

Portable heads-up display

Provided is a heads up display system having a platform having a receiver configured to removably receive and physically support a mobile phone and/or tablet having a display screen, a medium oriented at an angle with respect to the platform, and an opening defined in the platform between the receiver and the medium. The system may include a couple configured to couple the platform to a structure or surface. ... Sen Corporation

X-ray detector system based on photon counting

Disclosed is an x-ray detector system including a multitude of detector elements, each connected to a respective photon counting channel for providing at least one photon count output, and a read-out unit connected to the photon counting channels for outputting the photon count outputs. Each one of at least a subset of the photon counting channels includes at least two photon counting sub-channels, each photon counting sub-channel providing at least one photon count output and having a shaping filter, wherein the shaping filters of the photon counting sub-channels are configured with different shaping times, and wherein the photon counting sub-channels, having shaping filters with different shaping times, are adapted for counting photons of different energy levels. ... Sen Corporation

X-ray detector system based on photon counting

Disclosed is an x-ray detector system including a multitude of detector elements, each connected to a respective photon counting channel for providing at least one photon count output, and a read-out unit connected to the photon counting channels for outputting the photon count outputs. Each one of at least a subset of the photon counting channels includes at least two photon counting sub-channels, each photon counting sub-channel providing at least one photon count output and having a shaping filter, wherein the shaping filters of the photon counting sub-channels are configured with different shaping times, and wherein the photon counting sub-channels, having shaping filters with different shaping times, are adapted for counting photons of different energy levels. ... Sen Corporation

System and method for spectral x-ray imaging

There is provided a method for processing a radiographic image acquired with at least two energy levels. A first step (s1) involves providing energy-resolved image data representative of the radiographic image with at least two energy levels, e.g. ... Sen Corporation

Method for manufacturing a temperature sensor

A method for manufacturing a temperature sensor, which includes at least one temperature sensor element with an at least partially metallized face and a support, includes applying a connecting layer of at least gold, silver and/or palladium to the support, applying a silver sinter paste layer, arranging the temperature sensor element on the support, so that the temperature sensor element with the at least partially metallized face contacts the support via the connecting layer and the silver paste layer, and sintering of the silver sinter paste layer for connecting the temperature sensor element with the support.. . ... Sen Corporation

Inductive transducer shielding method

A method for shielding an inductive sensor includes arranging an annular shielding coil outside an annular detection coil, the shielding coil surrounds the detection coil, and the radial thickness of the shielding coil is smaller than that of the detection coil. An inductive sensor adopting the above method for shielding the inductive sensor, in which the shielding coil is arranged outside the detection coil of the inductive sensor, magnetic fields generated by the two coils are opposite in direction and partially cancel out each other. ... Sen Corporation

Check valve structure, nozzle member using same, and squeeze container

There are provided a check valve structure that not only prevents backflow of fluid but does not discharge fluid for unintended pressure in a correct direction, and a squeeze container using the check valve structure. A squeeze container includes a container and a nozzle member attached to an opening of the container. ... Sen Corporation

Behavior dominated search in evolutionary search systems

Roughly described, a computer system uses a behavior-driven algorithm that is better able to find optimum solutions to a problem by balancing the use of fitness and novelty measures in evolutionary optimization. In competition among candidate individuals, a domination estimate between a pair of individuals is determined by both their fitness estimate difference and their behavior difference relative to one another. ... Sen Corporation

Microdialysis device comprising attachment sheet

The present disclosure relates to a dialysis device (1), more particularly a microdialysis device for the sampling of substances from the surface of a body organ. The device is particularly useful in the context of the monitoring of a moving organ, such as a beating heart, as the device comprises attachment means (2) allowing for a flexible and reliable attachment thereto. ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242104

Aircraft container tracking device

A wireless transmitter device that has a baseline ‘off’ status, turning its data transmission module ‘on’ only under certain specific circumstances, thus allowing the device to be used on aircraft without concern of the device activating and transmitting location data that might interfere with the aircraft navigation and/or communication systems. The data transmission module may be turned on manually, may be activated based on time, or may be activated based on motion. ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242066

Multi-element bending transducers and related methods and devices

Bending mode transducers are provided including a substrate made of a high density material, the substrate having a first surface and a second surface, opposite the first surface. A piezoelectric layer is provided on the first surface of the substrate and at least one patterned electrode is provided on the piezoelectric layer. ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242056

Identifying device state changes using power data and network data

Devices state changes in a building may be determined using a combination of power monitoring and network monitoring. Power monitoring may be performed by obtaining a power monitoring signal and processing the power monitoring signal with models to determine information about state changes of one or more devices in the building. ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239137

Apparatus, systems and methods for providing motion tracking using a personal viewing device

An apparatus, methods and systems to provide a personal viewing device configured to display an image. The personal viewing device configured to be worn by a user. ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239093

Optical fiber connector with changeable gender

A multi-fiber, fiber optic connector is interchangeable between a male connector and a female connector by including a pin retainer having a releasable retention device configured to lock the pins in place within the retainer. The retention device may be opened, for example, with a release tool, to free the retention pins for removal of the pins. ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239017

Method for detecting an object in a surrounding region of a motor vehicle with the aid of an ultrasonic sensor with improved filtering of ground reflections, control device, ultrasonic sensor apparatus and motor vehicle

The invention relates to a method for detecting an object (8) in a surrounding region (9) of a motor vehicle (1) in which in each of a plurality of temporally sequential measurement cycles a raw signal (10) is received, which describes an ultrasonic signal of an ultrasonic sensor (4) reflected in the surrounding region (9), the raw signal (10) is compared with a predetermined ground threshold value curve (11), and a signal component (14) of the raw signal (10) that is to be tracked which exceeds the ground threshold value curve (11) is detected and assigned to the object (8), and the object (8) is tracked in the measurement cycles on the basis of the detected signal component (14) that is to be tracked, wherein to track the object (8) after recognition of the signal component (14) that is to be tracked, in the subsequent measurement cycles, signal peaks (13) of the raw signal (10) are detected, and an assignment to the object (8) is checked for the detected signal peaks (13).. . ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239014

Digital range gated radio frequency sensor

A digitally implemented radio frequency sensor for physiology sensing may be configured to generate oscillation signals for emitting radio frequency pulses for range gated sensing. The sensor may include a radio frequency transmitter configured to emit the pulses and a receiver configured to receive reflected ones of the emitted radio frequency pulses under control of a microcontroller. ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239006

Ultrasonic sensor device for a motor vehicle having a two-part attachment device, paneling arrangement, motor vehicle and method

The invention relates to an ultrasonic sensor device (2) for a motor vehicle, having an ultrasonic sensor (3) which has a diaphragm (8) for emitting and/or receiving an ultrasonic signal, and having an attachment device which is configured, in a correct installation position of the ultrasonic sensor device (2) on an exterior panelling part (6) of the motor vehicle, to press the diaphragm (8) against an inner side (7) of the exterior panelling part (6) with a prestressing force, wherein the attachment device has a securing apparatus (5) and a cover apparatus (4), wherein the securing apparatus (5) can be arranged on the inner side (7) of the exterior panelling part (6) and has an opening (22) in which the diaphragm (8) is arranged, and wherein the cover apparatus (4) has a receptacle (24) in which a rear side (23), lying opposite the diaphragm (8), of the ultrasonic sensor (3) is secured, and wherein the cover apparatus (4) and the securing apparatus (5) are connected in a positively locking fashion.. . ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180238797

Portable moisture analyzer for natural gas

Methods, devices, and systems are provided for analyzing the moisture content in natural gas. In one embodiment, a portable moisture analyzer system is provided and can include a moisture analyzer and a housing. ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180238720

Methods for fabricating an apparatus having a hermetic seal

Apparatus and methods for fabricating apparatus having a hermetic seal to seal a portion of an apparatus, for example and without limitation, a portion having a mems sensor. One such method uses crimping devices to compress a seal in a cavity formed in a housing that includes a mems sensor attached to a stress isolator. ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180238302

Method for operating a wind turbine, wind turbine and computer program product

A method for operating a wind turbine, the method including, in response to receiving a request for a system start of the wind turbine, monitoring at least one measured value over a predetermined monitoring period; and effecting the system start in response to determining that the at least one measured value in the monitoring period corresponds to defined specifications, wherein: the at least one measured value is stored continuously in a data storage and a storage period in the data storage corresponds to at least the predetermined monitoring period, and monitoring the at least one measured value in response to receiving the request for the system start comprises checking, on the basis of the data storage, whether the at least one measured value in a storage period corresponding to the monitoring period before the request corresponds to the defined specifications.. . ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180237376

Method for preparing aryl substituted p-phenylenediamine substance

A method for preparing an aryl substituted p-phenylenediamine substance is provided. A structural formula of the aryl substituted p-phenylenediamine substance is shown as formula (i′), where each of r′ and r″ is phenyl or o-methylphenyl, and r′ is same as or different from r″; and the method comprises that: a raw material a and a raw material b are reacted in the presence of a hydrogen acceptor and a catalyst to form the aryl substituted p-phenylenediamine substance, the raw material a having a structure shown as formula (i), the raw material b being cyclohexanone and/or o-methylcyclohexanone and the hydrogen acceptor being a hydrogen acceptor capable of accepting hydrogen for conversion into the raw material b. ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180236591

Measuring device for automated welding devices, in particular for robot welding tongs

The disclosure relates to a measuring device (1) for automated welding devices, in particular for robot welding tongs with a housing (18); with a holding piece (19); that is affixed inside the housing (18) and insulated against the housing (18) by means of a first insulating ring (2); that has a reception space (22) with a base wall (23) and an affixing appliance (24); and with a load cell (17) that is affixed inside the housing (18) opposite the base wall (23) and that is insulated against the housing (18) by means of a circumferential second insulating ring (5) and an insulating washer appliance (7, 21) located at the front-face side and adjacent to the base wall (23).. . ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180235489

Photoplethysmographic wearable blood pressure monitoring system and methods

A photoplethysmographic (“ppg”) device having a housing, a band and a first optical sensor. The band extends from the housing and is configured to enclose an attachment site on a user's body. ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180235483

Integrated biosensor

A biosensor device having a housing having an inner surface, a band extending from the housing and configured to enclose an attachment site on a user's body, and a sensor package. The sensor package includes at least one optical emitter oriented to selectively emit a respective first light from the inner surface, and a plurality of optical receivers surrounding the at least one optical emitter and configured to receive reflected light at the inner surface.. ... Sen Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180235204

Bait insert for rodent bait station

A bait insert including a tank filled with a liquid bait having a discharge port, a tray top having an engagement port, and a drinking area, wherein the engagement port engages with the discharge port of the tank, and a tray base sealed to the tray top, wherein the tray base includes a plurality of troughs forming an internal flow paths for the liquid bait to flow from the tank to drinking area of the tray top. Further in one embodiment, a bait insert with a spiked tray base having a spike integral to the spiked tray base configured to pierce a foil of a sealed tank is described.. ... Sen Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180234648

Correcting lag in imaging devices

. . A method of correcting lag in an imaging pixel includes receiving a current frame pixel value and determining a current filter coefficient using the current frame pixel value. A pixel output is determined from a product of the current frame pixel value and current frame filter coefficient. ... Sen Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180234616

Auto-focusing systems and methods

A method of focusing an imaging device includes acquiring an image. A determination is made whether contrast difference between a pixel and one or more adjacent pixels is likely due to noise, or whether the contrast difference is due to the image being out-of-focus. ... Sen Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180233862

Switched power over ethernet connector

A modular connector including a pair of energizable contacts that facilitate an electrical path which may be de-energized by a switch component.. . ... Sen Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180233020

Gas-monitoring apparatus for detecting bowel movements and method of use

A room monitoring device designed and intended to detect a bowel movement (bm) of a person occupying the room, such as a baby or infant or an adult with special needs or in a care facility. The device tests the air for particular substances such as, but not limited to, methane and hydrogen sulfide. ... Sen Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232934

Communication system and method for providing a bionic virtual meeting room

The invention relates to a communication system and a method for providing a virtual meeting of a first user (u1, u2, u3, u4) and a second user (u1, u2, u3, u4), comprising a first communication device (12, 14, 16, 18, 24, 26, 28, 32, 34) with a first display device (12a, 14a, 16a, 18a, 24a, 26a, 28a, 32a) associated with the first user (u1, u2, u3, u4), and a second communication device (12, 14, 16, 18, 24, 26, 28, 32, 34) with a second display device (12a, 14a, 16a, 18a, 24a, 26a, 28a, 32a) associated with the second user (u1, u2, u3, u4). Moreover a virtual meeting space (22) is displayed on the second display device (12a, 14a, 16a, 18a, 24a, 26a, 28a, 32a), user related data (b1, b2, b3, d1, d2, d3) related to the first user (u1, u2, u3, u4) are provided and a first displaying characteristic (b1′, b2′, b3′) of a first object (u1′, u2′, u3′, u4′, 30) is determined in dependency of the provided user related data (b1, b2, b3, d1, d2, d3) according to a set degree of variance (r1, r2, r3) of the user related data (b1, b2, b3, d1, d2, d3). ... Sen Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231531

Device for detection of target molecules and uses thereof

Devices and methods for the detection of antigens are disclosed. Devices and methods for detecting food-borne pathogens are disclosed.. ... Sen Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231429

Dual output pressure sensor with single pressure transducer element

A dual range sensor apparatus includes a single pressure transducer element coupled to respective inputs of two discrete signal conditioning modules, or to both inputs of a multiple input signal conditioning module that is configured to condition the output signal of two transducer elements. The disclosed sensor apparatus outputs a pressure signal in a limited pressure range with very high accuracy, and also provides a pressure signal in a wider pressure range with the same accuracy that can be achieved with traditional pressure sensor configurations. ... Sen Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180230795

Method for permanent measurement of wellbore formation pressure from an in-situ cemented location

A method for in-situ determination of a wellbore formation pressure through a layer of cement, the method includes detecting an output pressure signal from a pressure sensor disposed in a housing in the cement outside a wellbore casing; detecting a first temperature signal from a first temperature sensor disposed in the housing; and calculating a temperature compensated output pressure signal based on the output pressure signal and the first temperature signal.. . ... Sen Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180230004

Panel level packaging for mems application

Conventional package for integration of mems and electronics suffer from profiles that are undesirably high to due to the thickness of the glass. Also in conventional package manufacturing, the mems and electronic devices are first individualized, and the individualized mems and electronics are combined into a package, and thus can be costly. ... Sen Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180228408

Remote analyte monitoring

An analyte monitoring system may include one or more sensors, one or more transceivers, one or more primary display devices, a remote computing device, and one or more secondary display devices. Each sensor may be in communication with a respective transceiver, and each transceiver may be in communication with a respective primary display device. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180227630

System and method for displaying a stream of images

. . . . Method for subsequently displaying a stream of images (44, i0, i) (44, i0, i) in a display area (46) of a display device (32), wherein a point of regard (por; por1, por2, porn) of a user (40) looking at the display area (46) and, a first area (48; a1, a2, a3, a4) within the display area (46) is determined around the point of regard (por; por1, por2, porn). A first image (44, i) of the stream of images (44, i0, i) is displayed in the display area (46) such that a first part (50) of the first image (44, i), which is displayed in the first area (48; a1, a2, a3, a4), is displayed according to a first parameter value of at least one parameter, which is correlated with an image characteristic of the first image (44, i), and a second part (52) of the first image (44, i), which is displayed in at least one second area outside the first area (48; a1, a2, a3, a4), is displayed according to a second parameter value of the at least one parameter. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180227519

In-pixel digital gain and offset corrections

A method includes correcting for at least one of gain and offset during frame integration for photodetector events. Gain and offset correction is performed separately in each pixel of a digital read-out integrated circuit (droic) for a plurality of corresponding pixels in a photodetector array. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180227508

Event-triggered imaging pixels

An imaging pixel includes a photodetector for generating a charge signal, an input buffer, a control device, and a switch. The input buffer is connected to the photodetector for amplifying the charge signal. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180227050

Free space optical communication

A method of free space optical communication includes receiving a pulsed optical signal through free space, wherein the pulsed optical signal is received by a receiver device from a laser source device. The method includes decoding the pulsed optical signal in the receiver device, wherein decoding is performed asynchronously with respect to the laser source device. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226538

Device with transparent and higher conductive regions in lateral cross section of semiconductor layer

A device including one or more layers with lateral regions configured to facilitate the transmission of radiation through the layer and lateral regions configured to facilitate current flow through the layer is provided. The layer can comprise a short period superlattice, which includes barriers alternating with wells. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226157

Secure method and system for multi-party meetings regarding patient care

A method and system enables and facilitates caregivers in different roles, organizations and locations to work together in an integrated manner to provide care to a patient while documenting all, if not most, of the activities related to the care in the patient's records. The method and system allows for caregivers to meet to review, discuss and make changes to a patient's care plan, etc. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225689

System and method for inferring the intent of a user while receiving signals on a mobile communication device from a broadcasting device

System and methods are provided to create representations of geographic areas. Such representations enable users to search for items and services of interest and to quickly locate and utilize such items and services. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225571

Hyper aware logic apparatus and method to create an agent of consciousness and intent for devices and machines

A neural logic unit network acting as an agent to achieve machine or device consciousness and intent is disclosed. More specifically, an agent of consciousness and intent (the agent) is disclosed consisting of neuronal logic units upon which are mapped and connected to the individual outputs of the host system's entire sensorium and which neuronal logic units are activated by the simultaneous presentation of the results of the host system's recognition, tracking, analyses and characterization computations similar to those performed by biological unconscious brains. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225509

Method and system to control a workflow and method and system for providing a set of task-specific control parameters

The invention relates to a system and method to control a workflow comprising at least one task to be performed by a person (p3), wherein information is provided about at least one certain object (20, 32, 36, 38) related to the at least one task of the workflow, eye data (24, 26) are captured of at least one eye of the person (p3), and in dependency of the eye data (24, 26) and the information about the at least one certain object (20, 32, 36, 38) it is checked whether at least one task condition consisting in whether the task had been performed and/or whether the task is allowed to be performed is fulfilled. The invention also relates to a system and method for providing a set of task-specific control parameters (cp).. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225049

Media recording systems

A method includes writing sample data from a media recording device to a digital memory card, wherein the sample data includes predetermined characteristics, determining a length of write time to write the sample data to the digital memory card, and calculating actual write speed between the media recording device and the digital memory card. In certain embodiments, writing the sample data can include writing the sample data from a sample module of a media recording device to the digital memory card.. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225008

Method and system for creating adaptive user interfaces using user provided and controlled data

A method for customizing an application for a user includes receiving user state information about a user of a smart device from one or more sensors associated with the smart device. The user state information is stored using an access control mechanism that only allows access upon express authorization of the user. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225001

Detection of type of object used to provide a touch contact input

A signal to be used to propagate a propagating signal through a propagating medium with a touch input surface is sent. The propagating signal has been allowed to propagate through the propagating medium to a plurality of receivers coupled to the propagating medium. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224855

Autonomous vehicle maneuver recognition

Autonomous vehicles may include one or more onboard devices to perform various actions, such as a still image capture device. In contrast with using an auxiliary communication system to control a payload, a vehicle navigation sensor is used to monitor autonomous vehicle movements to match a predefined vehicle maneuver event, and trigger a payload event based on identification of the vehicle maneuver event. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224719

Bayonet lens mounts

A bayonet mounting system includes an interchangeable component. The system also includes a housing having a cylindrical opening with a sealing surface on a radially inward facing surface and a frustoconical surface that tappers radially outwardly from the radially inward facing surface at the cylindrical opening. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224547

Method and system for doppler detection and doppler correction of optical phase-encoded range detection

Doppler correction of phase-encoded lidar includes a code indicating a sequence of phases for a phase-encoded signal, and determining a first fourier transform of the signal. A laser optical signal is used as a reference and modulated based on the code to produce a transmitted phase-encoded optical signal. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224532

Digital roic enhancement and repetition frequency decoding of asychronous laser pulses

A method includes acquiring a pulse detection bitmap from an imaging sensor array into a digital read out integrated circuit (droic), filtering the pulse detection bitmap within the droic to convert the pulse detection bitmap into a filtered pulse detection bitmap, and determining for a given pixel in the filtered pulse detection bitmap whether the pixel has a value that exceeds a threshold, indicating a true laser pulse return has been detected in the pixel.. . ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224531

Pulsing laser spot tracking and decoding

A non-transitory computer readable medium including computer executable instructions for performing a method that includes locating a pulsing laser on an imaging array, defining a sub-region array smaller than the imaging array based on a location of the located pulsing laser such that the pulsing laser is at least partly within the sub-region, and sampling the sub-region array at a sub-region sampling rate that is higher than a remainder region sampling rate.. . ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180223541

Double floor member

A double floor member is provided with: a guide rail 24 affixed to the upper face side; a first connection member 27 movable in the longitudinal direction of the guide rail 24 and engaged with the guide rail 24 so as not to be dislodged upward from the guide rail 24; and a second connection member 34 connected to the first connection member 27 so as not to lift upward from the first connection member 27. The second connection member 34 can be moved in a direction different from the longitudinal direction of the guide rail 24 by horizontally moving the position where the second connection member 34 is connected to the first connection member 27.. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180223050

Critical point drying of hydrogels in analyte sensors

A hydrogel is dried by a critical point drying technique. The hydrogel may include indicator molecules embedded therein and may be part of a hydrogel-based device, such as, for example, an analyte sensor.. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180222875

Method for preparing 2-mercaptobenzothiazole

A method for preparing 2-mercaptobenzothiazole where the aniline method is adopted to perform reaction in the presence of a catalyst, and the catalyst includes sulfonic acid type imidazolium ionic liquid. The sulfonic acid type imidazolium ionic liquid is a type of acidic functionalized ionic liquid, and has the advantages of both a solid acid and a liquid acid. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180221521

Multi wave sterilization system

Ultraviolet radiation is directed within an area. The target wavelength ranges and/or target intensity ranges of the ultraviolet radiation sources can correspond to at least one of a plurality of selectable operating configurations including a virus destruction operating configuration and a bacteria disinfection operating configuration. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180221199

Apparatus with filter to treat macular degeneration and method of treating macular degeneration

An apparatus is disclosed for treating macular degeneration including an optical filter configured to be mated with the ophthalmic lens, the filter having a surface wherein at least a portion of the surface comprises non-transmissive material that may distribute power from a light beam creating a plurality of light beams. A method of treating macular degeneration using the optical filter is also disclosed.. ... Sen Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180220940

Drug elution for in vivo protection of bio-sensing analytes

A sensor (e.g., an optical sensor) that may be implanted within a living animal (e.g., a human) and may be used to measure an analyte (e.g., glucose or oxygen) in a medium (e.g., interstitial fluid, blood, or intraperitoneal fluid) within the animal. The sensor may include a sensor housing, an analyte indicator covering at least a portion of the sensor housing, and one or more therapeutic agents. ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180220264

Method of and system for estimating position

A method of estimating the position of a user device is provided. The user device is initially in electronic communication with a positioning system controller through a communication network. ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219137

Optoelectronic device mounting structure with embedded heatsink element

A mounting structure for mounting a set of optoelectronic devices is provided. A mounting structure for a set of optoelectronic devices can include: a body formed of an insulating material; and a heatsink element embedded within the body. ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218223

Method and system for queue length analysis

A system and method for analysing queues in frames of video enables operators to preferably draw three regions of interest overlaid upon the video as short, medium, and long queue regions that form a notional queue area within the video. The regions are drawn with knowledge of, or in anticipation of, foreground objects such as individuals and vehicles waiting for service in a queue. ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218209

Method and system for conveying data from monitored scene via surveillance cameras

A system and method for monitoring sensors via surveillance cameras is disclosed. In the system, surveillance cameras generating image data of scenes, where the sensors are included in the scenes. ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217340

Optical connectors with reversible polarity

Reversible polarity fiber optic connectors are provided having housings at least partially surrounding first and second optical ferrules with walls above and beneath the ferrules. Positioning removable elements such as latches, removable arms, or push-pull tabs on the first wall above the ferrules yields fiber optic connectors with a first polarity type, and positioning the removable elements on the second wall beneath the ferrules yields fiber optic connectors with a second, opposite polarity type. ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217339

Remote release tab connector assembly

An optical fiber connector assembly comprises at least one connector having a latching arm for coupling to an adapter, and a remote release tab having a protrusion configured to cooperate with the adapter to depress said latching arm when the remote release tab is pulled relative to the adapter. The optical fiber connector assembly may further be configured to have a deformable region at one end of the pull tab operatively connector to the latch arm assembly for releasing the connector from the adapter.. ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217338

Modular connector and adapter devices

Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to a device and system of devices including: a connector comprising a housing comprising a groove lengthwise in a surface of the housing and a push-pull tab comprising a protrusion, a widthwise recess on the connector housing accepting protrusions on a removable anchor device that retains the connector in a port, wherein the push-pull tab releases the connector from the port using protrusions on the anchor device and the receiver device comprising one or more ports for receiving one or more connector types; and the receiver device comprising one or more ports without an anchor; said port secures a second connector type comprising a latch release mechanism; and the receiver device ports are opposite one another; wherein the opposite ports can accept a first connector and a second connector; wherein the first connector release mechanism and differs from the second connector release mechanism.. . ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217278

Semiconductor photomultiplier with baseline restoration for a fast terminal signal output

A semiconductor photomultiplier (spm) device is described. The spm comprises a plurality of photosensitive elements, a first electrode arranged to provide a bias voltage to the photosensitive elements, a second electrode arranged as a biasing electrode for the photosensitive elements, a plurality of quench resistive elements each associated with a corresponding photosensitive element, a plurality of output loads; a first node of each output load is common to one of the photosensitive elements and the corresponding quench element; and a third electrode provides an output signal from the photosensitive elements; the third electrode is coupled to a second node of the respective output loads; the outputs loads fully or partially correct an overshoot of the output signal on the third electrode.. ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217277

A measurement circuit for an x-ray detector, and a corresponding method and x-ray imaging system

There is provided a measurement circuit (30) for an x-ray detector (5). The measurement circuit (30) is configured to sample measurement data to generate data points and process the data points before read-out to produce new data points by combining two or more data points which have been acquired at different times such that the number of data points for read-out are less than the number of original data points.. ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217136

Chips, detectors, and methods of making and using the same

Disclosed herein are chips, devices, methods of making the same, and methods of detecting a target analyte, and methods of diagnosing an individual with a disease or condition when a target analyte associated with the disease or condition is detected.. . ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216978

Electromagnetic flow sensor

An electromagnetic flow sensor for an electromagnetic flow meter (201) is disclosed. The sensor comprises a body (204) or frame, a flow passage (252) through the body or frame, a part of a magnetic circuit (248, 295) supported by the body or frame for applying a magnetic field across the flow passage, and at least first and second electrodes (298) supported by the body or frame, the at least first and second electrodes arranged to sense a voltage in response to a conductive fluid flowing through the flow passage. ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216742

System and valve for water use monitoring and control

A valve assembly capable of converting a small leak of a device into a measurable, relatively larger or “burst” flow event is described. In certain embodiments, the valve assembly includes a compliant chamber and, following pressurization of the device, permits flow when the pressure in the compliant chamber drops to a configured fill pressure and restricts (or prevents) flow when the pressure in the compliant chamber increases to a shut-off pressure. ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216157

Nucleic acid detection method

The present invention relates to methods for the detection of nucleic acids of defined sequence, and compositions and kits for use in said methods. The methods employ nicking agent(s) and a sequential series of oligonucleotide probes to produce probe fragments in the presence of a target nucleic acid.. ... Sen Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180214482

Method of enabling muscle relaxation

A method of application to human skin of a water solution of metallic salts at concentrations from 1 to not more than 10 times the normal concentration found in the interstitial cellular space in humans, including the addition of adp, atp, to enable muscle relaxation and restore normal muscle function in humans.. . ... Sen Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212991

Methods and systems for transmitting performance beacons from an embedded device

A network sensor, inserted into a mirror port of a network switch or router, may be configured to monitor the network traffic originating from an embedded device. Metadata in the network traffic may be passively extracted by the network sensor and transmitted to a server in order to monitor and analyze the behavior of the embedded device. ... Sen Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211406

Image processing method and device for unmanned aerial vehicle

An image processing method and device are provided. The image processing method includes steps of: receiving image data from the uav, wherein the image data is associated with one or more identifications related to the uav; parsing the image data to obtain the one or more identifications; and classifying images into a sub image library corresponding to the one or more identifications of a first image library according to the one or more identifications parsed. ... Sen Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211394

Method for identifying an object in a region surrounding a motor vehicle, driver assistance system and motor vehicle

A method for identifying an object in a surrounding region of a motor vehicle as a stationary object is disclosed. The surrounding region is captured in images using a vehicle-side capture device and the object is detected in the captured images using an image processing device. ... Sen Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209894

Method and apparatus for inspection of corrosion and other defects through insulation

Detection of corrosion and other defects in piping is needed to prevent catastrophic pipeline failure. Sensors, systems and methods are provided to enable detection of such defects. ... Sen Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180208457

Microelectromechanical system device

A microelectromechanical system (mems) device includes a processing die, a mems die and a plurality of wires. The mems die includes a substrate and a mems element. ... Sen Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180208326

Drone defense system

A disruption device for fixing to an aerial vehicle. The disruption device is adapted to disrupt at least one radio path between at least one receiving unit of an unmanned flying body and at least one transmitting unit provided for controlling the flight path of the unmanned flying body. ... Sen Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180207181

Reducing the reproductive capacity of mammals

Provided are compositions and methods for reducing the reproductive capacity of mammals. The compositions and methods involve the use and administration of (a) a diterpenoid epoxide comprising a triptolide skeleton and which causes ovarian follicle depletion in female mammals and (b) an organic diepoxide which causes ovarian follicle depletion in female mammals.. ... Sen Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180207167

Calcineurin inhibitors of the setron family for the treatment of hearing loss

Disclosed is an inhibitor of calcineurin of the setron family for use for treating hearing loss in a subject in need thereof.. . ... Sen Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180206301

Led device protection circuit and method thereof

Led device protection circuits and protection methods are provided. An exemplary led device protection circuit includes a first comparator, a protection-signal generating circuit, a sampling-voltage acquisition circuit, and a first reference-voltage acquisition circuit. ... Sen Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180205865

Method for measuring ambient brightness value and photographing device

The present disclosure provides a method for measuring an ambient brightness value, including: obtaining an exposure value of a photographing device during an automatic exposure process and an image brightness value corresponding to the exposure value; and determining an ambient brightness value based on the exposure value, the image brightness value, and an automatic exposure enhancement coefficient of the photographing device.. . ... Sen Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180205187

High speed communication jack

A high speed communication jack including a housing including a port for accepting a plug, the port including a plurality of pins each connected to a corresponding signal line in the plug, a shielding case surrounding the housing, a circuit board in the housing having a substrate, a plurality of first vias extending through the substrate with each first via being configured to accommodate a pin on the housing, a plurality of second vias extending through the substrate with each second via being configured to accommodate a pin on the housing, a first set of traces on a top layer of the substrate that connects at least one first via with at least one corresponding second via; and a second set of traces on a side of the substrate opposite the top layer that connects at least one first via with at least one second via.. . ... Sen Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203593

Infographic disk activity interface and method for displaying relative saturation of a computer disk system

A computer-readable medium storing instructions which, when executed by at least one processor of a computer system, adapt the computer system to implement a method for displaying relative saturation of a computer disk system. The method includes visually displaying elements of the computer disk system in an infographic disk activity interface. ... Sen Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203149

Apparatus and methods for obscured feature detection with uniform electric fields

Obscured feature detectors and methods of detecting obscured features are disclosed. An obscured feature detector can include a plurality of sensor plates and a common plate. ... Sen Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203101

Sensing module for eliminating crosstalk

A sensing module includes a first sensor, for sensing a light signal to generate a first sensing signal including a first crosstalk component related to a crosstalk signal in the light signal; a second sensor, for sensing the light signal to generate a second sensing signal including a second crosstalk component related to the crosstalk signal; and an arithmetic unit, for combining the first sensing signal and the second sensing signal according to a ratio between the first crosstalk component and the second crosstalk component, to generate an output signal; wherein a distance between the first sensor and a light source generating the light signal is different from a distance between the second sensor and the light source.. . ... Sen Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180202990

Cement integrity sensors and methods of manufacture and use thereof

The invention encompasses systems and methods for detecting and/or monitoring the integrity and/or condition of cement, structures incorporating cement including, for example, highways, bridges, buildings, and wellbores using nano-electro-mechanical system (nems)-based and/or micro-electro-mechanical system (mems)-based data sensors. The disclosure further encompasses systems and methods of monitoring the integrity and performance of a structure and the surrounding formation of structure through the life of the structure using nems/mems-based data sensors.. ... Sen Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180202961

Gas sensor with humidity correction

A device and method are provided for detecting analyte with correction for the effects of humidity. The device comprises a resonant sensor having an oscillating portion. ... Sen Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180202958

Gas sensor with a gas permeable region

Disclosed herein is a gas sensing device comprising a dielectric membrane formed on a semiconductor substrate comprising a bulk-etched cavity portion, a heater located within or over the dielectric membrane, a material for sensing a gas which is located on one side of the membrane, a support structure located near the material, and a gas permeable region coupled to the support structure so as to protect the material.. . ... Sen Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180201496

Manufacturing method of micro-electro-mechanical system device

A manufacturing method for a micro-electro-mechanical systems (mems) structure includes implementing a surface modification process, to form a transformation layer on the surfaces of the mems structure; implementing an anti-stiction coating clean process, to clean the transformation layer on the surfaces towards a particular direction; and implementing an anti-stiction coating process, to coat a monolayer on the surfaces of the mems structure.. . ... Sen Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180200845

Flux

Provided is a flux which is rosin-free and contains 50% by mass or more and 90% by mass or less of 2,4-diethyl-1,5-pentanediol, more than 0% by mass and less than 50% by mass of a solvent, 1% by mass or more and 15% by mass or less of an organic acid, wherein the total amount of the 2,4-diethyl-1,5-pentanediol and the solvent is 83% by mass or more and 99% by mass or less. This flux does not require washing with an organic detergent when transferred to solder balls is provided.. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180199414

Smart lighting device, control terminal, and lighting system

A smart lighting device, control terminal, and lighting system are provided. The control terminal includes an input unit configured for receiving at least two control instructions and an execution order of the at least two control instructions, a processing unit connected for encapsulating the at least two control instructions into a control instruction set, and a radiofrequency unit connected for transmitting the control instruction set to the at least one smart lighting device. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180199404

Silicon-controlled rectifier-compatible constant-voltage circuit, led dimming circuit, and related led lighting apparatus

The present disclosure provides a silicon-controlled rectifier (scr)-compatible constant-voltage circuit. The circuit includes an input undervoltage control module, an overpower protection module, a controllable load module, and a power conversion module. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197638

Secure system for a remote health care provider to consult with a care team

A secure system for a remote health care provided to consult with a care team is provided. Also provided are related methods. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196399

Systems and methods for subnetwork hydraulic modeling

A system for managing a distribution network, the system including a network hydraulic model and an automated meter infrastructure (ami) providing ami data from consumption meters. The system includes subnetworks within the distribution network, nodes interconnecting the subnetworks, and boundary devices connected to the nodes. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196334

Method for controlling infrared illuminator and related image-recording device

A method for controlling an infrared illuminator and a related image-recording device are provided. The method for controlling an infrared illuminator includes: turning on the infrared illuminator in a filming environment to provide light; filtering out light-reflection interference caused by the light to obtain an actual visible illuminance value; and controlling on and off states of the infrared illuminator based on the actual visible illuminance value.. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196102

Free piston stirling cooler temperature control system for semiconductor test

A portable cooling system and apparatus for semiconductor device testing includes a free piston stirling cooler. This eliminates the need for cumbersome remotely located equipment, such as a chillers, compressors, coolant storage equipment, hoses and hose connections. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196094

Identifying and categorizing power consumption with disaggregation

A power monitor in a building processes a power monitoring signal obtained from the power line to the building to identify electrical events corresponding to state changes of devices in the building. The electrical event may be processed with a classifier to determine if the electrical event corresponds to a state change of an identified device from a list of identified devices or corresponds to a state change of an ambiguous device that is not from the list of identified devices. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196013

Tracking defects with permanently installed sensors

A method of monitoring defects in a structure, the method comprising the steps of: (a) detecting the potential for a defect in the structure using a first detection method; (b) identifying the location on the structure of the defect using a second detection method; (c) determining if the defect exceeds an allowable limit, and, if so, transmitting information that the structure needs to be repaired; (d) if the defect does not exceed the allowable limit, then monitoring the structure by applying permanently installed ultrasonic sensor to the location; and (e) after step (d), repeatedly performing step (c) until the defect exceeds the allowable limit.. . ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196011

Ultrasound coupling material and method of use

A method of releasably adhering an ultrasonic sensor to a structure, the structure having an operating temperature range, the method comprising: applying a coupling agent between the structure and the sensor at an installation temperature, the coupling agent having a glass transition temperature (tg) below the operating temperature range and below the installation temperature, the coupling agent being in a viscous/viscoelastic state over the operating temperature range; and urging the sensor against the structure with the coupling agent therebetween such that the sensor adheres to the structure.. . ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180195954

Single injection competition assays

Disclosed is a method for preparing dispersion gradients and an spr injection method for determining full kinetics and affinity analysis in the presence of a competitor molecule. The spr injection provides a dispersion gradient of two or more samples to a spr flow cell and detector.. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180195926

Method and apparatus for model-based leak detection of a pipe network

A method, apparatus, and system for leak detection in a distribution network having consumption meters. The distribution network is divided into zones having an upstream location and a downstream location. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180195539

Clamp sensor systems and methods

A clamp assembly comprises a base housing, an anchor member, at least one bracing member, an engaging member, and a clamp bolt. The anchor member supports the at least one brace member. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180195390

Mining underground formations

Mining systems include a continuous miner; a movable roof support; a roof bolter; and a flexible conveyor train positioned with its front end located under the roof support and extending underneath the roof bolter.. . ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180195384

Coal seam gas production determination

A coal seam producibility determination system is disclosed. The coal seam producibility determination system may include a fiber optic cable, the fiber optic extending from a das interrogation unit into a wellbore. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194178

Method for determining at least one tyre-specific characteristic, driver assistance system and motor vehicle

The invention relates to a method for determining at least one tyre-specific characteristic of a tyre (15) of a motor vehicle (1), in which an area of the tyre (15) of the motor vehicle (1) is captured by means of at least one vehicle-side camera (3, 6), wherein a tyre wall (16) of the tyre (15) with a tyre inscription (19) is captured as the area by means of the at least one camera (3, 6), and the tyre inscription (19) is identified by means of an evaluation device (13) and the at least one tyre-specific characteristic is determined on the basis of the tyre inscription (19). The invention also relates to a driver assistance system (2) and a motor vehicle (1).. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180193789

Method and system for removing retentate from filters

A cleaning system and method of cleaning filters that removes the ash in the plugged regions is disclosed. The filter is subjected to vibrations, which serve to loosen trapped and packed retentate from the filter. ... Sen Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180193503

Ultraviolet transparent structure for ultraviolet illumination

A solution for disinfecting a screen of an item using ultraviolet radiation is provided. The solution can provide an electronic device including a screen utilized by a user of the electronic device. ... Sen Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180191089

High speed plug

A communication plug including a substrate having a top surface, a bottom surface, opposing side surfaces and opposing end surfaces, a grounding plane in the substrate, a grounding strip on a side surface of the substrate in electrical communication with the grounding plane, where the grounding strip is electrically connected to the ground plane in the substrate.. . ... Sen Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180191036

System and method for cell-specific control of three-terminal cells

A system and method are described permitting a sophisticated control of a battery composed of a multiplicity of three-terminal electrochemical cells. Each cell has first and second terminals, connected with respective electrodes, one of which is a positive terminal and one of which is a negative terminal. ... Sen Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180189989

Systems and methods for real-time data quantification, acquisition, analysis and feedback

This disclosure relates to systems, media, and methods for quantifying and monitoring exercise parameters and/or motion parameters, including performing data acquisition, analysis, and providing scientifically valid, clinically relevant, and/or actionable diagnostic feedback. Disclosed embodiments may receive real-time sensor data from a motion sensor or sensors mounted on a user and/or equipment while a user performs a test motion. ... Sen Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180189451

Measuring somatic response to stimulus utilizing a mobile computing device

A mobile computing device for measuring somatic response of a user to stimulus includes motion sensors, a volatile memory, and a processor for: executing a baseline calibration process including receiving first and second supervised data from the user, and first and second sensor data from the motion sensors, while the user performs a triple whip gesture, calculating signal strength of the first and second sensor data using a k-means clustering algorithm, and executing a classification process including reading third unsupervised data from the user and third sensor data from the motion sensors while the user performs the triple whip gesture.. . ... Sen Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180188315

Device with stress controlling structure and method of testing

An optoelectronic device with at least one stress controlling structure and method of testing the device is disclosed. The optoelectronic device includes a stress controlling structure formed adjacent to a semiconductor heterostructure. ... Sen Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180188284

Systems and methods for real-time data quantification, acquisition, analysis and feedback

This disclosure relates to systems, media, and methods for quantifying and monitoring exercise parameters and/or motion parameters, including performing data acquisition, analysis, and providing scientifically valid, clinically relevant, and/or actionable diagnostic feedback. Disclosed embodiments may receive real-time sensor data from a motion sensor or sensors mounted on a user and/or equipment while a user performs a test motion. ... Sen Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180188069

System and method for processing a foot acceleration signal

A system and method processes a first acceleration signal. At least one acceleration sensor measures acceleration of a foot during a movement of the foot from a first position of the foot on a surface to a second position of the foot on the surface and generates the first acceleration signal comprising a plurality of acceleration values in response to measuring the acceleration. ... Sen Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180187786

Flexible metal seal assembly

A flexible metal seal assembly for isolating one or more fluids in an operative region of a machine comprises a first flexible metal seal and a second flexible metal seal arranged in series, allowing the additional exertion of a spring bias. The inner surface of the first flexible metal seal is restrainably and hermetically attached to the outer surface of a metallic coupler, while the outer surface of the second flexible metal seal is restrainably and hermetically attached to the inner surface of the metallic coupler. ... Sen Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180186370

Multi-mode collision avoidance system

Implementations a method using a collision detection device associated with a user to detect a moving object in an environment and provide an alert to the user are provided. In some implementations the environment comprises at least one transmitter of opportunity. ... Sen Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180185967

Flux applying device and solder

A flux applying device for applying flux to a surface of solder, wherein the flux applying device includes: a dipping means that applies the flux to the surface of the solder by dipping the solder into the flux; a load applying means that applies a predetermined load to the solder, the load applying means being provided at a upstream side of the dipping means; a constant speed conveying means that conveys the solder at a predetermined speed with being under load by the load applying means; a drying means that dries the solder to which the flux is applied; a cooling means that cools the dried solder; a conveying speed measurement means that measures a conveying speed of the solder; and a control means that controls the conveying speed of the solder.. . ... Sen Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180185529

Ultraviolet illuminator for object disinfection

Aspects of the invention provide a disinfecting pad for disinfecting and sterilizing objects. A plurality of pixelated light emitting sources are located on the flexible pad in an array, wherein a pixel characteristic radius is approximately 1/10 millimeter to approximately 1 centimeter and the plurality of pixelated light emitting sources covers at least 25% of the flexible pad. ... Sen Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180184953

Analyte sensor

Sensors and methods for measurement of an analyte in a medium within a living animal are described. The sensor may include an inductive element that may receive power from an external device. ... Sen Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181860

Deriving movement behaviour from sensor data

A method for estimating movement behaviour of a user of a mobile communication device by a neural network comprising one or more lower and one or more higher hidden layers. The method comprises a step of obtaining sensor data from sensors in the mobile device; a step of obtaining measurements related to a movement of the user; a step of labelling these measurements as weakly labelled data; pre-training the lower hidden layers to estimate the measurements from the first set of sensor data; a step of obtaining a second set of sensor data wherein movement behaviour of the user is labelled as labelled data; a step of training the higher hidden layers with the labelled data to estimate the movement behaviour of the user as said output.. ... Sen Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181414

Deriving personalized experiences of smart environments

A method for obtaining a representation of an environment includes requesting device context information from a user device. The request is sent to the user device from a virtual machine environment established by a database processor. ... Sen Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180538

Detecting moisture in solar cells

An imaging apparatus includes a camera with a solid-state sensor and an illumination selector. The illumination selector is arranged for optical coupling with the sensor and arranged for communicating electromagnetic radiation within a shortwave infrared narrowband to the sensor. ... Sen Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180366

Chemical cleaning of furnaces, heaters and boilers during their operation

The present invention comprises a waterless mixture which includes a biuret and/or urea, silica, and melamine particles coated with a layer of magnetite iron oxide for cleaning furnaces, heaters or boilers. A typical cleaning mixture comprises 30-50 percent silica, 20-50 percent biuret and/or urea, 20-40 percent melamine and 1-5 percent iron oxide. ... Sen Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178361

Fastener driving tool with driver position sensors

A gas spring fastener driving tool, having a cylinder filled with compressed gas that forces a piston/driver through a driving stroke movement; a rotary-to-linear lifter, then moves the piston/driver back to its ready position, preparing the tool for another driving stroke. The driver has protrusions (teeth) along its edges to contact extending pins of the lifter member, for lifting the driver during a return stroke. ... Sen Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180177766

Therapeutic agent for neurotrophic keratopathy

Provided are a novel pharmaceutical use of pparδ agonist such as a therapeutic agent for neurotrophic keratopathy, an improving agent for decrease of corneal sensitivity and the like, each containing [3-[2-[4-isopropyl-2-(4-trifluoromethyl)phenyl-5-thiazolyl]ethyl]-5-methyl-1,2-benzisoxazol-6-yl]oxyacetic acid or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof.. . ... Sen Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180177396

Use of a sensor with multiple external sensor transceiver devices

Methods, sensors, and systems that prevent or reduce data loss when more than one external sensor transceiver is used with a sensor. A sensor may receive a transceiver identification (id) of an external transceiver conveyed from the external transceiver and determine whether the received transceiver id is a new transceiver id. ... Sen Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180176518

Image storing method and image storing apparatus using same

. . The present disclosure relates to a video recording method and a video recording apparatus using the same, and relates to a video recording method and a video recording apparatus using the same that detects an obstacle in scene information obtained, calculates a probability index for event occurrence (i.e., a collision) with the obstacle, and changes and stores a resolution of a video, a storing period, a storing location, and so on based on the probability for event occurrence.. . ... Sen Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180175569

High speed communication jack

A high speed communication jack including a housing including a port for accepting a plug, the port including a plurality of pins each connected to a corresponding signal line in the plug, a shielding case surrounding the housing, a circuit board in the housing having a substrate, a plurality of vias extending through the substrate with each via being configured to accommodate a pin on the housing, a plurality of traces on a middle layer in the substrate, with each trace extending from a corresponding one of the plurality of vias.. . ... Sen Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180175546

Large conductor industrial plug

A communication plug including a plug body, a cavity in the plug body, the cavity having a first portion, a second portion and a third portion, a load bar having a plurality of openings on a front face of the load bar, where the cavity is sized to engage the load bar such that the load bar directs at least one wire inserted into a corresponding opening in the load bar into channels in the plug.. . ... Sen Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180175423

Tank-type power generation device capable of manufacturing high-pressure hydrogen and fuel cell vehicle

A tank-type power generation device capable of manufacturing high-pressure hydrogen installed in a fuel cell vehicle, which utilizes the hydrogen in order to generate power and can reduce the manufacturing cost of the vehicle without need for a separate fuel cell, and a fuel cell vehicle. A partition member partitions the interior of a tank main body into two sections, and includes a solid polymer electrolyte membrane in contact with the individual sections. ... Sen Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180174991

Core material, semiconductor package, and forming method of bump electrode

A core material including a core and a solder plating layer of a (sn—bi)-based solder alloy made of sn and bi on a surface of the core. Bi in the solder plating layer is distributed in the solder plating layer at a concentration ratio in a predetermined range of, for example, 91.7% to 106.7%. ... Sen Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180174602

Speech detection method and apparatus

In accordance with various embodiments of the disclosed subject matter, a speech detection method and a related apparatus are provided. The speech detection method includes the steps of switching a speech acquisition system from a non-trigger mode into a trigger mode according to a the first preset condition, recording a trigger mode operating reference time starting from zero, and setting a non-trigger mode operating reference time to zero; acquiring speech signals by using the speech acquisition system in the trigger mode to obtain first pulse-code modulation data; extracting the first pulse-code modulation data during the trigger mode operating reference time according to a second preset condition; and matching the first pulse-code modulation data during the trigger mode operating reference time with a speech model to obtain speech data.. ... Sen Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180174389

Ultraviolet fluorescent authentication

A solution for authenticating an article using a fluorescence signature emitted by the article in response to ultraviolet light is described. The article can include a light activated region that includes particles that can emit fluorescent radiation in response to being radiated with ultraviolet light. ... Sen Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180173968

Method for assessing an affiliation of a sensing point to an object in a surrounding area of motor vehicle, and driver assistance system

The invention relates to a method for assessing an affiliation of a sensing point (12, 13, 19, 20) to an object in a surrounding area (7, 8) of a motor vehicle (1), in which the sensing point (12, 13, 19, 20) is sensed using a first sensor device (4) of the motor vehicle (1), and a fuzziness zone (14, 15) characterizing a positional fuzziness of the sensing point (12, 13, 19, 20) is formed around the sensing point (12, 13, 19, 20), wherein the assessment of the affiliation of the sensing point (12, 13, 19, 20) to the object takes into consideration at least one position of a further sensing point (12, 13, 19, 20) of the object, wherein an overall fuzziness zone (16) is formed on the basis of the fuzziness zone (14, 15) of the sensing point (12, 13, 19, 20), and the affiliation of the sensing point (12, 13, 19, 20) to the object is acknowledged if the sensing point (12, 13, 19, 20) and the further sensing point (12, 13, 19, 20) are situated in an area formed by the overall fuzziness zone (16). The invention also relates to a driver assistance system (2) and a motor vehicle (1).. ... Sen Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180173966

Method and device for target detection

Method and device for target detection are provided. An exemplary method includes performing a target detection on a currently-to-be-detected video frame image to determine at least one target; based on an area occupied by each of the at least one target in the currently-to-be-detected video frame image and a background marker image, determining false targets present in the at least one target, the background marker image being configured to indicate an area occupied by a background of the at least one target; and reporting non-false targets other than the false targets in the at least one target.. ... Sen Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172826

Method for producing an ultrasonic sensor for a motor vehicle

The invention relates to a method for producing an ultrasound sensor (20) for a motor vehicle, in which method, for the ultrasound sensor (20), a diaphragm (23) for emitting ultrasound signals in an emitting direction (21) and a sensor housing (24) are provided, in and/or on which sensor housing the diaphragm (23) is fastened, wherein the sensor housing (24) has a front side (25), which points in the emitting direction (21) of the diaphragm (23), and a rear side (26), which points in a rearward direction (27) which is opposite to the emitting direction (21), and wherein, on the front side (25), the sensor housing (24) is formed with a front-side opening (28) for the diaphragm (23), wherein the front side (25) of the sensor housing (24) is connected to a cap (52) which is composed of a foil and by way of which the front-side opening (28) of the sensor housing (24) is covered in the emitting direction (21), wherein the diaphragm (23) is inserted at least regionally into a receptacle (53) of the cap (52) and, here, a front side (22), which points in the emitting direction (21), of the diaphragm (23) is connected to a base (55) of the receptacle (53) of the cap (52).. . ... Sen Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172802

Method for classifying a longitudinally extended stationary object in a lateral surrounding area of a motor vehicle, driver assistance system and motor vehicle

The invention relates to a method for classifying an object (6) in a lateral surrounding area (5) of a motor vehicle (1), in which a signal is transmitted into the lateral surrounding area (5) by a sensor device (3) on-board the vehicle for monitoring the lateral surrounding area (5) and the signal reflected at the object (6) is received by said sensor device (3), wherein a monitoring area (e) of the sensor device (3) for monitoring the lateral surrounding area (5) is segmented into a first detection area (e1) and a second detection area (e2), wherein a first value for a distance (al) from the object (6) to the motor vehicle (1) is defined on the basis of the signal received from the first detection area (e1) and it is determined whether the object (6) is a stationary object located laterally in relation to the motor vehicle (1), a second value for the distance (al) from the object (6) to the motor vehicle (1) is determined on the basis of the signal received from the second detection area (e2) and it is defined on the basis of the first value and the second value for the distance (al) whether the object (6) defined as a stationary object is a stationary object longitudinally extended in a longitudinal direction (rl) of the vehicle. The invention furthermore relates to a driver assistance system (2) and a motor vehicle (1).. ... Sen Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180171856

High-temperature exhaust sensor

A sensing device (100) senses a physical quantity of a fluid having a high temperature. A tube-like element (110) surrounds at least a part of a mi-cable (102) between a sensing end of the mi-cable and a sealing flange element (106) attached to the mi-cable. ... Sen Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180167201

System and methods for sharing and trading user data and preferences between computer programs and other entities while preserving user privacy

Systems and methods are provided which allow computer programs or other entities to share user data and information so that users may be authenticated and their preferences shared among entities in networked environments and machines. Cryptographic credentials are generated for these purposes. ... Sen Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180165956

Method for providing height information for an object in a surrounding area of a motor vehicle on a communication interface sensor device, processing device and motor vehicle

The invention relates to a method for providing information about an object sensed in a surrounding area (7, 8) of a motor vehicle (1), in which the surrounding area (7, 8) is sensed using a sensor device (4, 10, 11) of the motor vehicle (1), and a piece of information is provided on a communication interface in the motor vehicle (1), wherein a piece of height information for the object is stored as information in a sensor-device-end control unit (3a) and this information is provided on the communication interface (13) connected to the sensor-device-end control unit (3a) for the purpose of transmission to and further processing with a further control unit (3b) of a processing device (12) that comprises the two control units (3a, 3b) and that is configured to create a map of the surrounding area. The invention also relates to a sensor device, a processing device (12) and a motor vehicle (1).. ... Sen Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180165548

Systems and methods for object tracking

Disclosed are methods for object tracking. In an example, the method comprises: determining a region of interest (roi) in a first frame of a video sequences; feeding the determined roi forward through a first cnn (convolutional network) to obtain a plurality of first feature maps in a higher layer of the cnn and a plurality of second feature maps in a lower layer of the first cnn; selecting a plurality of feature maps from the first and second feature maps, respectively; predicting, based on the selected first and second feature maps, two target heat maps indicating a target location for said objects in the current frame, respectively; and estimating, based on the two predicated target heat maps, a final target location for the object in the current frame.. ... Sen Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164937

Touch input detection with shared receivers

A first transmitter transmits a first propagating signal to a receiver through a first region of a touch input medium corresponding. A second transmitter transmits a second propagating signal to the receiver through a second region where the second region is a subset of the first region. ... Sen Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164438

Method and time-of-flight camera for providing distance information

The invention relates to a method for providing distance information of a scene with a time-of-flight camera, comprising the steps of emitting a modulated light pulse towards the scene, receiving reflections of the modulated light pulse from the scene, evaluating a time-of-flight information for the received reflections of the modulated light pulse, and deriving distance information from the time-of-flight information for the received reflections, whereby a spread spectrum signal is applied to a base frequency of the modulation of the light pulse, and the time-of-flight information is evaluated under consideration of the a spread spectrum signal applied to the base frequency of the modulation of the light pulse. The invention further relates to a time-of-flight camera for providing distance information from a scene, whereby the time-of-flight camera performs the above method.. ... Sen Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164415

Histogram readout method and circuit for determining the time of flight of a photon

A histogramming readout circuit is described. The readout circuit comprises a time to digital converter (tdc) configured to continually report time-stamps defining an arrival time of a laser clock and a signal output from a photosensor. ... Sen Corporation








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