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System and method for coordinating movement of mobile drive units
A method for moving one or more mobile drive units within a workspace includes receiving, from a first mobile drive unit, a reservation request requesting use...
Autonomous vehicle routing and navigation using passenger docking
A method and apparatus for autonomous vehicle routing and navigation using passenger docking locations are disclosed. Autonomous vehicle routing and navigation...
Damage adaptive control
Embodiments of the disclosure are directed to measuring, via at least one sensor, at least one of a damage and a compromise associated with a vehicle,...
Method and system for controlling at least one actuator of the cowlings of
a turbojet engine thrust inverter
The invention relates to a control system for at least one actuator (6) for the cowlings of a thrust inverter in a turbojet engine, that comprises an assembly...
Apparatus and method for advanced alarming in field device protocols
A method includes providing an identification of multiple device-specific parameters to a user, where the device-specific parameters are associated with a field...
Systems, assemblies, and methods for programming robotic systems
In one embodiment, a training assembly for programming a media application system can include a self aligning chuck, and an elongate tactile member. The self...
Vehicle-location recognition system and method, and vehicle
assembly-history management system and method using...
A vehicle-location recognition system includes an electronic recognition unit provided in a respective vehicle of an ordered set of vehicles which are...
Cam integrated CNC control of machines
Systems and Methods for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) devices comprising a CNC integrated Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) controller configured to...
Numerically-controlled machine tool and spindle error compensating method
A spindle error measurement jig is attached to a spindle of a numerically-controlled machine tool. A probe capable of measurement in a moving axis direction of...
Translation/rotation error compensation amount creating device
A translation/rotation error compensation amount creating device creates, for a multi-axis machining apparatus having two rotation axes, a translation error...
Energy management in a building
Method for managing the energy of a building, comprising one or more occupants likely to be present therein, each determining a comfort desire for a given...
Method of operating an automation system
A method of operating an automation system cyclically communicating with a central unit in accordance with a send clock and a predetermined reduction ratio...
Synchronizing and displaying fault tolerant Ethernet (FTE) status
A method of displaying fault tolerant Ethernet (FTE) status in a process control system having FTE devices in a FTE community including a plurality of Enhanced...
Sensor and power coordinator for vehicles and production lines that hosts
removable computing and messaging devices
A sensor and power coordinator device fixably mounted to a piece of fixed or moveable equipment including a vehicle and capable of supporting a varying...
Deterministic optimization based control system and method for linear and
The embodiments described herein include one embodiment that provides a control method including determining a linear approximation of a pre-determined...
Servo control device for performing correction based on amount of stretch
or contraction of ball screw
A servo control device in the present invention corrects a position command to a feed axis, so as to compensate for an amount of stretch or contraction of a...
Data center intelligent control and optimization
Systems and methods of monitoring, analyzing, optimizing and controlling data centers and data center operations are disclosed. The system includes data...
Configurable personal digital identity device with motion sensor
responsive to user interaction
A personal digital ID device provides a digital identifier to a service for a predetermined duration in response to user interaction. The user interaction may...
An electronic timepiece includes a reception device that receives a satellite signal, a reception control section that activates the reception device to carry...
An electronic timepiece can determine the reception state in detail, and can display the reception state with high precision. A GPS wristwatch 1 has a reception...
Satellite signal receiving device, electronic timepiece, and satellite
signal receiving method
A satellite signal receiving device including: a reception unit is configured to searche for positioning information satellites including a GNSS satellite used...
Electronic timepiece and reception control method of an electronic
An electronic timepiece has a receiver device that receives at least a first satellite signal containing a first leap second value and a second satellite signal...
Electronic timepiece and time adjustment method
An electronic timepiece efficiently receives satellite signals, reduces power consumption, and displays the correct time. A GPS wristwatch 1 has a satellite...
Reversible coin holder
A reversible object holder. More specifically, the invention relates to a reversible coin holder for securely clamping various sizes of coins.
Self-winding mechanical watch with activity tracking
An exemplary mechanical watch has a face including an indicator of current time and one or more indicators of physical activity of a wearer of the mechanical...
Rigid decorative member having white rigid coating layer, and method for
producing the same
A rigid decorative member of the present invention is a rigid decorative member comprising a base and a rigid coating layer laminated on or above the base,...
Perpetual calendar with a differential mechanism
A perpetual calendar for a watch including a movement controlling the daily release, at the moment that the date changes, of a mechanism actuating a perpetual...
Barrel shaft for a clock movement, barrel spring and barrel including such
a spring and/or such a shaft
The invention relates to a barrel spring (2) including: an inner end (5) and an outer end; a first portion (50) having a first height (H); a second portion (52)...
Method and device for encoding three-dimensional scenes which include
transparent objects in a holographic system
Method for computing the code for the reconstruction of three-dimensional scenes which include objects which partly absorb light or sound. The method can be...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus (1) includes an image carrier unit (15) and a positioning member (30) configured to position the image carrier unit (15) to the...
Developer storage body, image forming unit and image forming apparatus
A developer storage body includes a first storage member, a second storage member, a frame and a resiliently deformable partition member. The first storage...
A developing cartridge, comprising: a housing; a developing roller; a drive mechanism configured to transmit a driving force to the developing roller; and a...
Image-forming apparatus having structure for stably supporting belt unit
An image-forming apparatus includes a main body, a belt unit detachably attachable to the main body, a coupling and a first restricting part. The belt unit...
Driving force transmission mechanism and image forming apparatus
A driving force transmission mechanism includes a body that includes a transmission member, which transmits a driving force and includes a rotatable first...
Image forming apparatus including rotatable cartridge supporting member
When an operation member is moved in a state in which a cartridge is mounted to an apparatus main body of an image forming apparatus, a cartridge supporting...
Image forming apparatus having first charging device performing
supplementary charging process and second...
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, a transfer device, a first charging device, a static elimination device, a second charging device,...
Image forming apparatus
Provided is an image forming apparatus, including first and second drive portions respectively transmitting a drive force to first and second photosensitive...
Dual input bump alignment assembly for an imaging device
A bump alignment assembly using at least two input media feeds for use in an imaging device. Two spaced apart media guides form a tunnel-shaped bubble chamber...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus with a duplex printing function may include a closeable and openable portion. In one example, the portion may correspond to a cover...
Image forming apparatus and control method
An image forming apparatus in which a sheet conveyance speed is changeable includes a development section, a replenishment section, and a control section. The...
Apparatus and measurement method based on incident positions of emitted
There is provided with an apparatus. A measurement unit emits light to an image carrier conveying a toner image and measures an incident position of the light...
Motor control device and image forming apparatus with the same
A motor control device includes a motor device, a speed command section, and a load detecting section. The motor control device includes: a motor configured to...
Image processing apparatus with display unit
An image forming apparatus includes an operation panel to preview an image page by page. The image forming apparatus stores a feature of an image of a page...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming part to form an image on a recording medium, an apparatus body, a sheet container detachably attachable to...
Fixing device temperature control method, fixing device, and image forming
A fixing device temperature control method is performed by a fixing device including a heat conductor contacting and heating an unfixed toner image formed on a...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device fixes a toner to a recording medium. The fixing device includes a rotary member, a bearing, and a bearing holder. The rotary member is rotatable...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes a first heater disposed opposite and heating at least a center of a fixing belt in an axial direction thereof and a second...
Image forming apparatus executing a start-up process of a fixing portion,
when a detecting portion detects the...
An image forming apparatus includes: a recording material accommodating portion configured to accommodate a recording material; an image forming portion...
Drive system and image forming apparatus including same
A drive system includes multiple vibrating members that tend to vibrate when these members are driven and a holding system to hold the multiple vibrating...
Intermediate transfer member
There is disclosed an intermediate transfer member comprising a belt comprising conductive particles dispersed in a thermoplastic polymer. The thermoplastic...