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Divided junction box

The present disclosure relates to wiring systems and the teachings thereof may be embodied in a junction box and/or electrical wiring components. Some embodiments may include a divider for use with a junction box in circuit wiring. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

Determination of a lead time for the replacement of an optical smoke detector as a function of its contamination

The present disclosure relates to smoke detectors. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a method for the determination of the level of contamination of an optical smoke detector and/or a system for the determination of the level of contamination of an optical smoke detector. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

Smart room allocation

The present disclosure relates to allocation of resources. The teachings thereof may be embodied in methods and systems for smart allocation of rooms. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

Device for detecting air flows

A device for detecting air flows includes an air line channeling an air flow. The line (for example a tube) includes at least one first temperature sensor and one second temperature sensor (inside the tube). ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

System for controlling and configuration of an occupant evacuation operation in a building

A system for controlling and configuration of an occupant evacuation operation (oeo) in a multi-story building has an elevator control system, a fire alarm detection system with a plurality of fire sensor devices, wherein the fire alarm detection system generates fire alarm information signals, and a central control system coupled with the elevator control system and the fire alarm detection system. The central control system has a data processing system with a processor and memory which provide a configurable model of the multi-story building, receive signals from the fire alarm detection system and receive signals and transmit control signals from/to the elevator control system. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

Method, communication web service, web server, and client for providing network communication service between ip devices via the internet

The present disclosure relates generally to the technical field of building management systems or building automation systems comprising a plurality of building devices. The teachings of the present disclosure may be embodied in a method for providing network communication between ip devices via the internet, wherein the ip devices are located in different local ip networks wherein at least one of the ip devices serves as a gateway ip device connected to a fieldbus. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

Method, communication web service, and server for providing network communication between bacnet devices

The present disclosure relates generally to the technical field of building management systems or building automation systems comprising a plurality of building devices, e.g. Bacnet devices. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

Database relating to devices installed in a building or area

The present disclosure relates to databases. The teachings thereof may be embodied in methods and databases with data from devices installed in a building and/or with data from devices installed on a site. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

Building automation graphical interface command configuration

Management systems, methods and mediums are provided for a building automation graphical interface command configuration. One method includes receiving a selection of a graphical element. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

Method for reducing noise and room air overpressure on discharge of a gas extinguisher system

Noise and room air overpressure on discharge of a gas extinguisher system is reduced. During the discharge, an extinguishing fluid is conveyed from a pressurized container via a container valve and line system to an extinguishing nozzle. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

Method for provisioning of room automation components of a building automation

A method for provisioning and configuring room automation components of a building automation system during an installation and configuration phase, wherein a configuration unit is used for the provisioning and configuring the room automation components, each room automation component is assigned a unique during the installation, a temporary address and a unique recognition code is defined for each room automation component and for an associated, temporary address, which is transferred to the respective room automation component, where a configuration mode is activated, during which the respective recognition code is issued by the respective room automation component. After successful identification and association with the respective associated, temporary address, each identified room automation component is indicated optically on the mobile unit and is selectable in a simple manner for further configuration, whereby the outlay in time is reduced and the flexibility during the installation is increased.. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

Computer apparatus for transmitting a certificate to a device in an installation

A computer apparatus for transmitting a certificate to a device in an installation is provided. The computer apparatus has a coupling unit for establishing and breaking a connection between the computer apparatus and the device, a processing unit for transmitting a certificate to the device by means of the established connection, wherein the certificate is valid for a first time period and is issued by a certification authority based on a certificate request, and a receiving unit for receiving a further certificate request from the device by means of the established connection, wherein the further certificate request is designed to request a certificate for a second time period, wherein the coupling unit is designed to break the connection after the certificate is transmitted and the further certificate request is received.. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

Fire detector with a scattered light arrangement

The present disclosure relates to fire detectors. Teachings thereof may be embodied in an optical smoke detector. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

System and method for detecting faults and/or for providing optimization measures to enhance the performance of one or more buildings

Method and system is provided for detecting faults and/or providing optimization measures to enhance the performance of one or more buildings, especially building automation equipment of the one or more buildings. The system may include a database for storing a data model comprising asset and performance data of the one or more buildings. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

01/25/18 / #20180025594

Notification device

The present disclosure relates to notification devices. The teachings thereof may be embodied in methods and devices for providing an alarm signal, e.g., a notification device having multiple different alarm strengths comprising: a housing with a viewing opening; an alarm component which emits an alarm signal; a drive circuit comprising a drive end and a setting end, the drive end connected to the alarm component; and a replaceable jump wire assembly comprising a mark and a conductive element with a one-to-one correspondence between the mark and an electrical characteristic of the conductive element. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

12/21/17 / #20170365163

Method, digital tool, device and system for detecting/recognizing in a radio range, in particular of an indoor area, repetitive motions, in particular rhythmic gestures, with at least one motional speed and each at least one repetition

A method, device, and system for detecting/recognizing in a radio range repetitive motions with at least one motional speed and each at least one repetition, is provided. The method includes the steps of collecting as input data for the repetitive motion detection/recognition based on the reception of quantifiable radio signals of an intended or unintended communication between a transmitting radio terminal being mobile or fixed and a receiving local fixed radio device in the radio range “received signal strength”-values related quantities or “channel state information”-quantities, and determining a pattern in the received radio signals, and accessing the peak value until the peak value in accordance with a threshold check provides a reliable statement, particularly being used for controlling purposes.. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

11/30/17 / #20170345286

Fire alarm systems

The present disclosure generally relates to the field of fire alarms. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a strobe notification appliance having: a boost circuit connected to an input voltage; an energy storage circuit charged by the boost circuit; a drive circuit generating a drive current; an led circuit with at least one led element; a first sampling circuit collecting an overall voltage drop of all the led elements; and a control circuit configured to adjust the drive circuit to supply a working current during an alarming stage and supply a detection current during a detection stage. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

11/30/17 / #20170343658

Method, digital tool, device and system for detecting movements of objects and/or living beings in a radio range, in particular of an indoor area

In order to detect movements of objects and/or living beings in a radio range, which enables easily with a minimum of hardware complexity an automated movement detection based on a single-sensor, it is proposed to: collect as input data for the movement detection based on received radio signals of an intended or unintended communication between a transmitting radio terminal being mobile or fixed and a receiving local fixed radio device in the radio range a set of “channel state information”-values, determine a change in the received radio signals, which are derived from the facts that the movement influences the transmitted radio signal in the radio range based on the collected csi-values by the indication of a statistical parameter value, and assess on the basis of the statistical parameter value a “chaos index” value until the “chaos index” value in accordance with a threshold check provides a reliable statement.. . ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

11/23/17 / #20170337794

Method and arrangement for the output of warning messages

The present disclosure relates to messaging. The teachings thereof may be embodied in methods or an arrangement for the output of warning messages to a mobile communication device of a user. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

11/09/17 / #20170324610

Transmitting digital data in two-wire communication networks

The present disclosure relates to communication networks. Some embodiments may include a communication network with two or more network nodes each comprising: a receiver discerning the signal quality of received signals; a transmitter sending signals at different data rates; and a controllable terminating impedance. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

11/09/17 / #20170324237

Over-voltage and ground fault protection for bus connectors

The present disclosure relates to a circuit providing protection against ground faults and over-voltages. The teachings thereof may be embodied in circuits including a first usb vbus terminal; a first usb data terminal; a second usb vbus terminal; a second usb data terminal; a vbus line coupling the usb vbus terminals; a data line coupling the usb data terminals; an interrupter arranged in the vbus line or in the data line; a control circuit controlling the interrupter, comprising a breakdown member defining a first threshold voltage and a first comparison member to compare a voltage at the first usb vbus terminal to a second threshold voltage, wherein the breakdown member connects to the first usb vbus terminal and the switch generates an interrupt signal if: a voltage at the first usb vbus terminal causes a voltage drop over the breakdown member exceeding the first threshold voltage, or a voltage at the first usb vbus terminal causes a voltage applied to the first comparison member less than the second voltage threshold.. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

10/26/17 / #20170309146

Method, digital tool, device and system for detecting movements of objects and/or living beings in a radio range, in particular of an indoor area

A method, digital tool, device, and system for detecting movements of objects and/or living beings in a radio range, which enables easily with a minimum of hardware complexity an automated movement detection based on a single-sensor, is provided. The method includes collecting as input data for the movement detection based on received radio signals of an intended or unintended communication between a transmitting radio terminal being mobile or fixed and a receiving local fixed radio device in the radio range “received signal strength”-values related quantities, determining a change in the received radio signals, which are derived from the facts that the movement influences the transmitted radio signal in the radio range based on the rss-values related quantities by the indication of a statistical parameter value, and assessing the statistical parameter value until the statistical parameter value in accordance with a threshold check provides a reliable statement for controlling purposes.. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

10/12/17 / #20170292729

Thermostat having configurable interface connections

An environmental control device (100), such as a thermostat, is disclosed. The environmental control device (100) has one or more terminals (222, 222a-222d) and a respective configurable interface circuit (102, 102a-102d, 300) coupled to each terminal for selectively configuring the terminal (222, 222a-222d) for a corresponding input or output connection to an hvac system (14).. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

08/24/17 / #20170244345

Actuator with a brushless two-phase dc motor

The present disclosure relates to actuators. The teachings thereof may be embodied in an actuator drive for a flap or for a valve for setting a gaseous or liquid volume flow, for example in the heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning of a building, for a dc motor with a reduction gear connected downstream and a gearbox-side output. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

08/10/17 / #20170230930

Method and arrangement for commissioning a building automation system

A method and system for commissioning a building automation system for a building are disclosed. A device that is installed or due to be installed in the building may have an identification code containing device-specific data relating to the device. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

08/10/17 / #20170230808

Incident-centric mass notification system

An incident-centric mass notification system (“incident-centric mns system”) for notifying a plurality of recipients of an emergency event is disclosed. The incident-centric mns system may include a mass notification system (“mns”) notification engine, modality corridor (“moco”) dispatcher, and a plurality of modality corridors, wherein each modality corridor of the plurality of modality corridors establishes, for signal communication, a signal path from a plurality of signal paths, between the mns notification engine and a recipient of the plurality of recipients. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

08/10/17 / #20170228993

Detector base for releasably attaching a hazard detector with a radio device for transmitting position data of the mounting location of the detector base and/or for transmitting a reference to said position data

A detector base for fixing to a mounting surface may include a connection for connecting to a detector line of a hazard alarm system and a first connection side for releasably attaching a hazard detector embodied as a point detector. The first connection side may be electrically and structurally co-ordinated with a second connection side of such a hazard detector, such that the latter is releasably attachable to the detector base and is indirectly connectable via the latter to the detector line. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

07/27/17 / #20170214541

Configuring a common automation system controller

A common automation system controller configured using a graphical approach for use in a building automation system is provided. There is an increasing demand for flexible and adaptable room or building automation applications with an easy and intuitive way for application configuration. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

07/20/17 / #20170204977

Valve with a ceramic disc

A valve assembly for modulating flow of a fluid through a valve may include a plunger, a flange with an orifice, a first disc with an orifice, a second disc, a gasket in contact with both the flange and the first disc, three bearing members disposed between the first disc and the flange. The three bearing members define a position and orientation of the first disc with respect to the flange, and separate the first disc from the flange, thereby defining a gap between the flange and said disc. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

04/27/17 / #20170112345

Control of cleaning robots

A method and corresponding arrangement are provided for controlling a mobile cleaning robot for cleaning of a building. A cleaning program with cleaning tasks is loaded into a control unit of the cleaning robot, the current position of the cleaning robot in the building is determined, the respective cleaning tasks are carried out taking into account the current position of the cleaning robot, and based on the current position of the cleaning robot and the cleaning task to be performed at the respective position, at the request of the control unit a building management system activates facilities located at the respective position, so that a corresponding cleaning task is able to be carried out for the cleaning robot.. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

03/30/17 / #20170092083

Lens, light-emitting device having the lens, and visual notification appliance

A lens, a light-emitting device having a lens, and a visual notification appliance are disclosed. The lens may be substantially in the shape of a cap, and may include a substantially flat bottom surface, and a substantially cross-shaped recess sunken into the bottom surface, the recess providing orthogonal cross-arms, the optical source being adapted to be disposed in a cavity formed by the recess and capable of aligning with a crossing center of the cross-arms, and the recess being arranged so that more light incident upon an internal surface of the recess is refracted to the directions of the cross-arms than to the directions between the cross-arms.. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

03/30/17 / #20170090680

Programmable symbol animation pre-processor for building automation graphics

Management systems, methods and mediums are provided for displaying graphics using a programmable symbol animation pre-processor. One method includes identifying a symbol associated with a building graphic, identifying a symbol property to be animated, and determining whether the symbol property is associated with a script. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

03/02/17 / #20170064786

Notification appliance

A notification appliance in a fire fighting system may include at least one led, a drive circuit, and a control circuit. The control circuit may be configured to output at least one flash control signal to the drive circuit in response to a candela setting, the flash control signal indicating a pulse waveform characteristic and a current amplitude of a drive current that is output by the drive circuit and can flow through the at least one led. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

03/02/17 / #20170061782

Backup audio routing integrated into card cage with supervisory circuit

Methods and systems consistent with the present invention provide an improved system that supervises the operation of a backup amplifier. The method comprises receiving an indication that a primary amplifier failed; determining a configuration of the primary amplifier; and configuring the backup amplifier to match the configuration of the primary amplifier.. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

03/02/17 / #20170061752

Visual notification device and driving method thereof

A visual notification device in a fire-fighting system may include an input end, a booster circuit, an energy storage element, at least one flash element, and a flash control circuit, for causing energy in the energy storage element to be applied to the at least one flash element to make it flash. At least one of the booster circuit, the at least one flash element, and the flash control circuit is designed such that a residual voltage across the energy storage element in each flash operation is greater than or equal to the input voltage. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

02/23/17 / #20170052536

System and method for fault analysis and prioritization

Methods for system management and corresponding systems and computer-readable mediums. A method includes detecting, in the management system, a fault condition in a management system device during an analysis period. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

02/16/17 / #20170046936

Smoke detection unit with light-emitting diode and photo-detector, and with an led chip arranged in the light-emitting diode and with a photosensor for determining a degree of aging and/or a compensation value for a light current, as well as a light-emitting diode

An optical smoke detection unit for a danger alarm includes a light-emitting diode (led) including at least one led chip in an led housing and connection contacts contacting the led chip and running out of the led housing. The smoke detection unit may include a photo-detector spectrally sensitive to emitted light for detecting smoke and a control unit for controlling the led and for evaluating a sensor signal of the photo-detector for characteristic fire magnitudes. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

02/16/17 / #20170046935

Optical smoke detection unit for a smoke detector, with two light-emitting diodes optically coupled together and with an associated control unit for the deduction of aging information and a smoke detector

An optical smoke detection unit, e.g., for a smoke detector, may include first and second light-emitting diodesfor emitting monochromatic, dichromatic or polychromatic light, an optical receiver for smoke detection, and a control unit that controls the light-emitting diodes and evaluates a receive signal output by the optical receiver for fire parameters. The light-emitting diodes may be optically coupled together such that at least one of the light-emitting diodes illuminates the other. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

02/16/17 / #20170046012

Identifying related items associated with devices in a building automation system based on a coverage area

Management systems, methods and mediums are provided. A method includes displaying a building layout graphic, receiving a request to generate a coverage area graphic associated with a monitoring device, generating the coverage area graphic, and displaying the coverage area graphic relative to the building layout graphic. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

02/02/17 / #20170032662

Apparatus and method for supervising audio system during battery mode

An approach for supervision of an audio path within an audio system that conserves power while operating in battery mode by temporarily turning off pre-determined audio components of the audio system when not performing supervision tasks and no audio is present on the audio path.. . ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

02/02/17 / #20170032629

Configurable macro button for voice system activation by alarm system operator

An approach for configuring macro buttons for voice system activation in an alarm system by an alarm system operator that simplifies application of multiple activation and deactivation voice messages during fire alarm events and mass notification events. . ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

01/12/17 / #20170010994

Universal input/output circuit

A universal input/output circuit for building automation is provided that may avoid issues related to capacitor soakage, thereby giving more accurate measurements of electric resistance. To mitigate capacitor soakage, the voltage between the input/output terminals is held constant. ... Siemens Schweiz Ag

01/05/17 / #20170004693

Fire alarm controller configuration apparatus and configuration method thereof

A configuration method for a fire alarm controller may include presenting a configuration matrix, in which either the rows represent inputs while the columns represent outputs, or the rows represent outputs while the columns represent inputs, with a matrix element in the configuration matrix being binary data, which indicates whether a causal relationship exists between the input and output in the row and column where the matrix element is located; receiving at least one external input adapted to amend the value of a matrix element in the configuration matrix; and according to the amended configuration matrix, generating a configuration file for updating linkage control logic of the fire alarm controller.. . ... Siemens Schweiz Ag








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