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Fumihide Goto: Communication apparatus, control method thereof, and recording medium. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Canon USA I P Division, October 31, 2017: US09807583

According to an instruction for starting processing for connecting to another communication apparatus, a communication apparatus prompts a user to select whether the communication apparatus joins an existing network or establishes a new network, searches another communication apparatus establishing ...


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Yasushi Yokomizo, Hitomaro Tougou: Remote monitoring method, remote monitoring system, first communication apparatus, second communication apparatus and server apparatus. PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, Greenblum & Bernstein, November 28, 2017: US09829943

A remote monitoring method is provided for a remote monitoring system including a first communicator connected to a server that performs a charging process depending on a state of a power supply of an electrical apparatus and a second communicator connected to the first communicator via a wireless c ...


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Shin Ishiguro: Robot, control method, and program. NEC CORPORATION, March 20, 2018: US09919429

A robot (2000) includes a face unit (2020), a temperature distribution detection unit (2040), a head direction calculation unit (2060), and a first face direction change unit (2080). The temperature distribution detection unit (2040) includes a plurality of photo-detectors disposed in a grid form. T ...


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OKABE MAKOTO, SAKAMOTO KATSUMASA, MORIOKA REIJI, HANDA MASUMI, NAKASHIMA HIROSHI: [fr] Climatisateur avec un appareil datomisation électrostatique, [de] Klimaanlage mit einem elektrostatischen Zerstäuber, [en] Air conditioning comprising an electrostatic atomizing apparatus. Mitsubishi Electric, September 25, 2013: EP2642212-A1

[en] It is an object to provide an electrostatic atomizing apparatus (200) which is simply structured, is easy to assemble, is low in cost, has clogging resistance against foreign matter, can be used for a long time, and is highly reliable, or a home electrical appliance such as a refrigerator, air ...


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Kouichirou Kasama: Measuring device and measurement method. Fujitsu, Maschoff Brennan, April 11, 2017: US09618336

There is provided a measuring device that includes a first measuring unit that measures a distance between a measurement reference point and an intersection of a plane and a line passing through the measurement reference point, a calculator that calculates angles formed by the plane and the intersec ...


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Xinmiao Chen, Junjie Zhao, Yu Zhu, Qinliang Zhang: System and method for terminal management in a home network using a virtual client. Huawei Device, Slater Matsil, May 15, 2018: US09973567

A gateway Auto-Configuration Server (ACS) generates a service template according to service server information received from a service server, where the service template includes a first application identifier corresponding to an application service; a home gateway acquires the service template from ...


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Sadayuki Inoue: Power conversion device. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, August 15, 2017: US09735619

A power conversion device connected between a storage battery and AC system charges the storage battery with power from the AC system and discharges power from the storage battery to the AC system. The power conversion device includes a DC/DC conversion circuit performing conversion between a storag ...


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Susumu Fujiwara, Reiji Morioka: Pleasant sound making device for facility apparatus sound, and pleasant sound making method for facility apparatus sound. MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION, Posz Law Group, July 11, 2017: US09704475

A pleasant sound making device processes temporal variation characteristics in nature such that a frequency component and a peak frequency component in a frequency band which coincide with or are approximate to a housing of an indoor unit provided with a driving part (a fan, a motor, etc.) do not co ...


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Masanori Yamazaki, Kazuhito Matsuda: Apparatus and method to collect device information published in past times via a network of gateways. Fujitsu, Staas & Halsey, December 12, 2017: US09842481

Gateways transfer data between publishers and subscribers. Upon receiving an acquisition request for acquiring device-information from a subscriber, a first gateway stores, as routing-information, a matching condition for transferring device-information and a transfer-destination address, and transf ...


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Hironobu Nakai: Image forming apparatus, method for controlling image forming apparatus, and recording medium. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Canon U IP Division, June 20, 2017: US09686425

An image forming apparatus that shifts to a plurality of power states includes a notification unit that notifies, in a case where a power state of the image forming apparatus is shifted, a predetermined notification destination of the power state, a first setting unit that sets, as a notification me ...