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US-8,018,358 Balanced data bus inversion
A method and apparatus for balancing an output load using data bus inversion is disclosed. In brief, one such technique comprises measuring the "balance" of...
US-8,018,357 System and method for generating test patterns of baseline wander
A system and method for generating test patterns of baseline wander, such as worst-case test patterns commonly referred to as killer packets. The number of...
US-8,018,356 Method of encoding/decoding data, method of detecting data, and method of recording/reproducing data
According to an embodiment of the present invention, a data encoding method includes separating an input sequence into a plurality of n-bit blocks, wherein n is...
US-8,018,355 Handheld electronic device and method for dual-mode disambiguation of text input
A handheld electronic device includes a reduced QWERTY keyboard and is enabled with disambiguation software that is operable to disambiguate text input. In...
US-8,018,354 Onboard display device and display method for onboard display device
An onboard display device has a pickup unit that picks up nighttime environment to acquire a nightview image, a display that can display a nightview image...
US-8,018,353 Method and apparatus for zone selection in area monitoring devices
Zone selection logic in an area monitoring device increases the number of unique monitoring zone selections that can be selected using a limited number of...
US-8,018,352 Video traffic monitoring and signaling apparatus
A traffic signal head having a signal lamp or signal ball with an embedded video monitoring system can be provided to perform vehicle detection to inform an...
US-8,018,351 Method for providing assistance during a parking maneuver of a vehicle
A method providing assistance during the parking maneuver of a vehicle into a parking space situated laterally to the vehicle to be parked, an erroneous length...
US-8,018,350 Devices, systems and methods for reinforcing a traffic control assembly
Devices, systems, and methods for reinforcing a traffic control assembly are provided. In some embodiments, a retrofitted traffic control assembly configured to...
US-8,018,349 Detecting an inline power shutoff failure
Power control circuitry (i) applies an inline power signal from a power source to first and second terminals when a control signal delivered to the power...
US-8,018,348 Apparatus for identifying a circuit breaker feeding a remotely disposed electrical outlet and method of using...
An electrical circuit tracing apparatus wherein uniquely identifiable electrical signals are injected into deenergized electrical circuits at a circuit breaker...
US-8,018,347 Device for integrating and indicating a parameter over time
A device for integrating and indicating a parameter over, comprising: a first electrode (2), a second electrode (3), an electrolyte (5), which is in contact...
US-8,018,346 Back bend sensor
A trainable back bend monitor system for use by individuals that will monitor and sense bending as it occurs and where a threshold level of bending can be set...
US-8,018,345 RFID tags having ferromagnetic patches
RFID tags and devices disclosed herein use ferromagnetic films to store information. The tags include patches of ferromagnetic materials, each patch having a...
US-8,018,344 Wireless communication apparatus and method thereof
A wireless communication method utilizing a wireless communication apparatus is provided. The method includes: providing an antenna unit being used by both a...
US-8,018,343 IC package antenna
An IC package antenna of which a metal radiating member is firstly provided on a board to form an antenna base board; the board is formed thereon at least a...
US-8,018,342 Radio frequency sensor circuitry sensing device
A sensing device adapted to detect environmental changes and/or an analyte is provided. The sensing device comprising radio frequency sensor circuitry, a...
US-8,018,341 Semiconductor device and wireless communication system using the same
Initialization of a semiconductor device can be efficiently performed, which transmits and receives data through wireless communication. The semiconductor...
US-8,018,340 System and method to track articles at a point of origin and at a point of destination using RFID
A system is provided, which may alternatively be implemented as a method. According to one embodiment, the system comprises an article to be tracked; a flexible...
US-8,018,339 Intruder detection system
An intruder detection system is provided in which a detection range can be set to a predetermined one so that false detection caused by a moving object outside...
US-8,018,338 Motion sensor system with motor-actuated detection unit
Disclosed is a detection process performed in the detector, which is switchable between an active detection mode, where the detector actively monitors the...
US-8,018,337 Emergency notification device and system
An audio warning monitoring device, system and method including an audio detector, one or more audio screens to determine if monitored sound is an alarm, a...
US-8,018,336 System and method for RFID asset monitor
A system for an asset monitor includes a reader, a tag, and a router. The router actively transmits a location identification to the tag in a coverage area by...
US-8,018,335 Mote device locating using impulse-mote-position-indication
One aspect of the present disclosure relates to receiving by at least one mote device a request to provide an impulse-mote-position-indication; and indicating...
US-8,018,334 Proximity detection and alerting
A method of monitoring a portable electronic device electronically is provided. The method comprises receiving a first radio signal, the first radio signal...
US-8,018,333 Emergency alert notification for the hearing impaired
An indication of an emergency alert message is provided to a user, potentially having a disability, via a networked enabled portable device. The emergency alert...
US-8,018,332 Global emergency alert notification system
An emergency event reporting system combines emergency event detection means with a wireless beacon capable of communicating with the Cospas-Sarsat...
US-8,018,331 Multilevel inverter using cascade configuration and control method thereof
A multilevel inverter using a cascade configuration with a device for equally controlling a power factor for each unit cell includes: a master controller, a...
US-8,018,330 Method for automatically detecting the use of a means of transport conveying persons
Disclosed is a method for automatically detecting the use of a means of transport (10; 16) conveying persons. According to said method, a transmitter emits...
US-8,018,329 Automated geo-fence boundary configuration and activation
A geo-fence is defined and established automatically based on a current location of an asset along with some range or distance, avoiding the need for a user to...
US-8,018,328 Adaptive audio content generation system
Methods and systems are provided which generate an alarm signal that alerts individuals who may be in the vicinity of a reversing vehicle and that alerts a...
US-8,018,327 Night light wake up indicator
A night light that transitions between at least two states to provide a visual indication to a child as to whether it is time for the child to get out of bed or...
US-8,018,326 Matrix switch
A matrix switch is provided with a plurality of input-terminals, a plurality of output-terminals, a plurality of connector switch elements connecting the...
US-8,018,325 Remote control system, remote controller, information processing apparatus, remote control method, information...
A remote control system includes an information processing apparatus and a remote controller. The remote controller includes a start notification transmitter...
US-8,018,324 Sight-line non contact coupled wireless technology
Control systems and methods are disclosed for controlling operation of movable systems in an automated process with a stationary system having a first control...
US-8,018,323 RFID sensor device based on pulse-processing
A radio frequency identification device having sensing elements incorporated in the clock generators of its tags, which generate a leading code and an...
US-8,018,322 Graphical interface for RFID edge server
A console for an RFID edge server can include a graphical interface to receive ALE filer information such that the graphical interface allows the selection ALE...
US-8,018,321 Baggage management gate
A baggage management gate including an exciting coil, a detecting coil and signal processing unit. The exciting coil forms an alternating magnetic field in a...
US-8,018,320 Tongue based control method and system for performing the method
With a method and a System for tongue based control of computers and/or aids, particularly for severely disabled persons it is the intention to ease the...
US-8,018,319 Foil-type switching element, in particular for use in collision detection systems
A foil-type switching element comprises a first carrier foil and a second carrier foil arranged at a certain distance from each other by means of a spacer,...
US-8,018,318 Resistive component and method of manufacturing the same
A resistive component suitable for detecting electric current in a circuit and a method of manufacturing the resistive component are provided. The resistive...
US-8,018,317 Fuse arrangement
The invention relates to a fuse system for a switchgear assembly, especially for a medium voltage switchgear assembly. The fuse system comprises a plurality of...
US-8,018,316 Electroless plating production of nickel and cobalt structures
A method comprising forming a structural element 115 on a surface 620 of a layer 510 via an electroless plating of nickel or cobalt 130 onto the surface, the...
US-8,018,315 Power converter employing a micromagnetic device
A power converter including a power train, a controller and a driver. The power train includes a switch that conducts for a duty cycle and provides a regulated...
US-8,018,314 Center-tapped transformer
A center-tapped transformer includes tubular first and second spools, a primary winding unit, and first and second secondary winding units. The first spool has...
US-8,018,313 Laminate device and module comprising same
The laminate device of the present invention comprises magnetic layers and coil patterns alternately laminated, the coil patterns being connected in a...
US-8,018,312 Inductor and method of operating an inductor by combining primary and secondary coils with coupling structures
An inductor and method of operating the inductor by combining primary and secondary coils with passive coupling, active parallel, or active cross-coupling...
US-8,018,311 Microminiature power converter
A microminiature power converter includes a semiconductor substrate on which a semiconductor integrated circuit is formed, and a thin magnetic induction...
US-8,018,310 Inductor with thermally stable resistance
An inductor includes an inductor body having a top surface and a first and second opposite end surfaces. There is a void through the inductor body between the...
US-8,018,309 Method for improving the efficiency of a power supply device
For improving efficiency of a power device having an exposed surface capable of radiating energy, a shielding layer is disposed in between the exposed surface...
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