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METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETECTING BIOELECTRIC SIGNALS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method for operating a bioelectric differential measurement arrangement includes detecting a bioelectric measurement signal. The bioelectric measurement signal includes a bioelectric useful signal and an interference signal. The method also includes detecting the interference signal by a common-mode current measurement by the bioelectric differential measurement arrangement.



METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONVERTING BETWEEN PROTOCOLS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

In an embodiment a protocol converter module for use with a gas transmitter assembly having a gas sensor, a controller, and a detector transceiver housed within an intrinsically safe detector housing is provided. The controller module comprises a converter housing having a converter mount configured to securely mount the converter module to the detector housing. A controller module includes a first converter transceiver, within the converter housing, configured to bi-directionally exchange data with the detector transceiver utilizing a first protocol. The controller module also includes a second converter transceiver, also within the converter housing, configured to bi-directionally exchange data with an external device using a second protocol. The controller module also include, an electronic converter, also within the converter housing, coupled to the first and second converter transceivers and configured to convert the data between the first and second protocols.



DISPLAY DEVICE WITH RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION FUNCTIONS AND DATA PROCESSING METHOD THEREFOR

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display device with radio frequency identification (RFID) functions includes a first antenna, a display unit and a radio frequency (RF) processing module. The RF processing module is RFID-based, is connected to the first antenna and the display unit, and processes user data and an induction current transmitted from the first antenna, transmits a display signal to the display unit to instruct the display unit to display, and can also transmit signals through the first antenna. Accordingly, users just need a RFID/NFC device, such as a smart phone, a tablet computer, a notebook computer or a desktop computer with NFC/RFID read/write features, to approach the RF processing module of the display device so as to facilitate instant data exchange and enhance operational convenience by means of instant display effect provided through the display unit.



METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AVOIDANCE OF PARKING VIOLATIONS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A system for providing parking guidance includes storing historical parking violation related data correlated to real-time, parking violation related data, where a central computing system communicates with a user's computing device for notifying a user how to avoid receiving parking violation citations. The data is stored in a unified database, where the data is clustered by data types and by type of vehicle or type of vehicle plate. The user's computing device is used to identify parking intent, and a location determining apparatus identifies a current location of the user. A user engagement panel is used to share parking violation related data, where rewards are allocated to a user for contributing useful data, which are rated. Highly rated data is incorporated into notifications. The data is analyzed to predict a violation. A notification corresponding to the current location and user type are generated when violations are predicted.



PARKING DATA AGGREGATION AND DISTRIBUTION

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A system of parking data aggregation and distribution may comprise a plurality of parking sensors, at least one of the plurality of parking sensors located proximate a parking area and one or more gateway devices. The system may further comprise an administrator interface, a parking operator dashboard interface, and a cloud service component. The cloud service component receives parking sensor data indicating occupancy and turnover from the gateway devices and transmits the parking sensor data to the parking operator dashboard web interface. The cloud service component may comprise a database for storing the parking sensor data and a software application for implementing an algorithm to create one or more predictions for future occupancy and future turnover during a future time period. The parking operator dashboard interface may display one or more representations of the parking sensor data over the past time period and predictions for future occupancy and future turnover.



A ROAD TRAFFIC SERVER

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to road traffic information and guidance server systems, and a method thereof, and especially to a traffic information and guidance server system providing distribution of targeted traffic related information and guidance to road users located at specific geographical locations, and a method thereof.



DRIVING ASSISTANCE INFORMATION GENERATION SYSTEM, DRIVING ASSISTANCE INFORMATION PROVISION APPARATUS, DRIVING ASSISTANCE INFORMATION GENERATION METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A danger information notification system (10) is a system to generate danger information (70) to be provided to a driver of a vehicle. A storage unit (23) of a server apparatus (20) stores danger reports (50) each indicating a geographical position and an event that has occurred at that position in the past. A control unit (21) of the server apparatus (20) extracts, from the danger reports (50) stored in the storage unit (23), information on one or more danger events that have occurred in a geographical range of a size corresponding to a speed of the vehicle, and aggregates the information extracted, thereby generating the danger information (70). This danger information (70) is transmitted to a vehicle-mounted apparatus (40) from the server apparatus (20) through a network (30), and is output by an information presentation unit (46).



APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING ROAD GUIDANCE INFORMATION FOR A VEHICLE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed herein are an apparatus and a method for providing road guidance information to a vehicle. The apparatus may include: a position measurer configured to measure a position of the vehicle; a communicator configured to receive event information from an outside of the vehicle; and a processor configured to perform guidance and a warning for an event depending on whether or not the vehicle is scheduled to pass through an event occurrence point using a travel route history recorded by the position measurer and the received event information, when absence of map data is confirmed on the basis of the event information.



METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING A HAZARD ALERT SIGNAL

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An apparatus is described for detecting a pattern warning signal from a hazard alarm and sending an alert signal to a home security panel for notification to a remote monitoring station. The apparatus is mounted proximate to the hazard alarm, where it receives audible pattern warning signals from the hazard alarm when the hazard alarm detects a hazard, such as smoke, fire, carbon monoxide, etc. A user of the apparatus enters identification of the hazard alarm into the apparatus. When a pattern warning signal has been detected by the apparatus, the apparatus transmits an alert signal to the home security panel, as well as the identification of the hazard alarm that generated the audible pattern warning signal.



SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SMART INTRUSION CONTROL USING WEARABLE AND BLE DEVICES

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An apparatus including a building automation system that protects a secured geographic area, a plurality of non-overlapping geographic zones within the secured area, at least one portable Bluetooth device carried by an authorized human user within the secured area, a Bluetooth receiver associated with each of the plurality of zones that detects the portable device proximate the zone and a security controller that arms and disarms at least one of the plurality of zones based upon the detection of the portable device proximate the at least one zone.



HAND HYGIENE MONITORING SYSTEM WITH CUSTOMIZABLE THRESHOLDS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Technologies for monitoring hand hygiene compliance of a user include a remote analysis server configured to receive an indication from a plurality of hand hygiene devices. The hand hygiene devices include one or more disinfectant hand rub dispensing devices and one or more soap dispensing devices. The remote analysis server is further configured to manage a compliance counter for the user based a number of times disinfectant hand rub dispensing device and compare the compliance counter to a non-compliance threshold of the hand hygiene policy. The remote analysis server is configured to transmit a notification of compliance or non-compliance based on whether the compliance counter is greater than or equal to the non-compliance threshold. A threshold of compliance is customizable based on a room type designation.



ACTIVITY INFORMATION MEASURING APPARATUS, AND METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR ASSISTING PREVENTION OF FORGOTTEN ATTACHMENT OF THE SAME

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An activity information measuring apparatus includes a detector that detects information corresponding to motion of a user. The activity information measuring apparatus analyzes the user's activity based on information detected by the detector, detects, based on the analysis results, a timing at which the user stopped sleeping and started moving, and makes an announcement to the user by operating an announcer in synchronization with the detected timing.



LOW COST ONLINE CONDITION MONITORING

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Aspects include performing online condition monitoring. Online condition monitoring includes compiling the digital sensor data to produce compiled data and processing the compiled data via a signal analysis operation to produce digitally analyzed data. Further, online condition monitoring includes comparing the digitally analyzed data to at least one threshold to output corresponding values and utilizing the corresponding value to determine whether to issue an event notification.



Alert System for Detecting Rising Water Levels

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A portable, self-contained flood alarm which alleviates the shortcomings of the alarms of the prior art and offers an easy-to-use and reliable flood and water level alarm which will adequately warn users of potential flood conditions and possibly save their personal belongings, equipment and lives.



OCCUPANT EGRESS PREDICTION SYSTEMS, METHODS AND DEVICES

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method comprises determining a person's level of risk for developing an adverse condition; selecting a care protocol based on the level of risk; displaying a proposed configuration of a person support structure corresponding to the care protocol for a caregiver to approve; and upon approval by the caregiver, implementing the configuration.



GENERATING INFORMATIVE ALARM NOTIFICATIONS TO IDENTIFY PATIENT NEED AND DATA QUALITY

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Methods and graphical user interfaces are provided for generating alarm notifications. For each of a plurality of patients, an alarm hotspot may be detected in near-real time. An alarm hotspot is detected using indications of alarms issued by devices that monitor a patient in a hospital setting. Once detected, the alarm hotspot is analyzed, in near-real time, so as to identify that one or more interventions are available for performance by a clinician. An action may include a clinician changing a lead, tuning a monitor limit, undertaking an intervention that addresses a physiological or non-physiological aspect of the patient that triggered an alarm, or a combination thereof. Then, alarm hotspot information and the identified action are communicated to a clinician in near-real time using an easily consumable notification.



BATTERY OPERATED DEVICE AND TAG FOR A BATTERY OPERATED TOOL

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A device tag including a housing that includes a first connector structure constructed and arranged to engage with a battery operated device and a second connector structure constructed and arranged to slidingly engage with a battery such that the device tag is provided between the battery operated device and the battery. The device tag also includes an electrical connector carried by the housing and constructed and arranged to provide an electrical connection between the battery operated device and the battery. The device tag further includes an electronic device carried by the housing and constructed and arranged to transmit electrical signals.



SYSTEM AND METHOD TO PROTECT USERS VIA LIGHT FIXTURE NETWORKS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

According to some embodiments, information may be received about at least one user associated with a light fixture network having a plurality of light fixtures each equipped with a wireless communication device. Based on the information about the at least one user, a protection feature may be determined to be applied via the light fixture network. The system may then dynamically collect and monitor an appropriate parameter from a sensor associated with at least one of the light fixtures in the light fixture network. Responsive to this monitoring, it may be automatically arranged for at least one electronic message to be transmitted.



Detecting Object Theft Using Smart Textiles

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A smart textile garment includes a smart textile pocket, a near field communication (NFC) transmitter, an NFC receiver, an electromyography (EMG) sensor, an event processor, and an alert device. The smart textile pocket has a first pocket side and a second pocket side. The NFC transmitter is embedded in the first pocket side, and the NFC receiver is embedded in the second pocket side. The EMG sensor is embedded in a sleeve of the smart textile garment, and indicates a physical movement of a hand of a wearer of the smart textile garment in real time. Based on readings from the NFC receiver and the EMG sensor, the event processor determines that the object has been removed from the smart textile pocket by someone other than the wearer of the smart textile garment.



SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PROVIDING INTELLIGENT SYSTEM TROUBLE NOTIFICATIONS USING LOCALIZATION

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Systems and methods of providing intelligent system trouble notifications using localization are provided. Some methods can include a dealer device receiving a first signal from a first control panel device indicative of a system trouble event at the first control panel device, the dealer device transmitting a second signal to each of a plurality of other control panel devices soliciting a status update therefrom, the dealer device receiving a third signal from each of the plurality of other control panel devices indicative of a respective system status, and the dealer device determining whether the system trouble event is local to the first control panel device or is area wide.



SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF INTRUSION DETECTION

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Systems and methods of the disclosed embodiments provide a sensor to detect a side from which a door or window is being opened, and a controller communicatively coupled to the sensor to determine the side from which the door or window is being opened, and to generate a security exception based on the determination of the side from which the door or window is being opened.



VIBROTACTILE CONTROL SOFTWARE SYSTEMS AND METHODS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Methods and systems are disclosed to facilitate creating the sensation of vibrotactile movement on the body of a user. Vibratory motors are used to generate a haptic language for music or other stimuli that is integrated into wearable technology. The disclosed system in certain embodiments enables the creation of a family of devices that allow people such as those with hearing impairments to experience sounds such as music or other input to the system. For example, a “sound vest” or other wearable array transforms musical input to haptic signals so that users can experience their favorite music in a unique way, and can also recognize auditory or other cues in the user's real or virtual reality environment and convey this information to the user using haptic signals.



GEN II METER SYSTEM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Apparatus for controlling and monitoring vehicle parking meter systems, including programmable single space parking meters each having a hardened shell, a vehicle detection sensor for detecting presence of a vehicle, multiple low power microprocessors associated with each parking meter capable of waking up to perform a specialized task, an application processor connected to each of the microprocessors for monitoring and controlling changes in logic for setting the operational parameters and awakening the microprocessors, wherein the microprocessors, the application processor and the vehicle detection sensor are located within the hardened shell, a centralized operational controller accessible to parking personnel capable of monitoring and controlling the parking meters from a remote location, a pass-through radio frequency communication device capable of passing messages from the controller to and from each of the parking meters by way of the internet, and a power supply powering the application processor, microprocessors and vehicle detection sensor.



STORAGE DOOR WITH ALARM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Systems and methods for secure carrying of user cards and other items are integrated with the user's portable communication device. In an embodiment, the system includes an integrated alarm function to alert the user of unauthorized access to a storage compartment. In a further embodiment, the carrying system includes a cover having electrical contacts configured for mating to the user's portable device system.



CARDLESS ACCESS CONTROL WITH ELECTRONIC LOCKS USING SMARTPHONES

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Electronic Locks used for physical access control will be able to wirelessly communicate directly with Smartphones for selectable multi-factor authentication using technology and components built into Smartphones. Systems and methods utilize the phone's digital credential function, the phone's screen unlock keypad function, and the phone's biometric template information and comparison function to establish authentication parameters in order to unlock the door.



MANAGING VEHICULAR TRAFFIC ON A ROADWAY

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A system for managing vehicular traffic on a roadway includes a sensing unit positioned within a vehicle traveling on the roadway. The sensing unit is configured to determine occupancy data based on the number of passengers within the vehicle. An ambient light sensor is operatively associated with the sensing unit such that upon sensing an intensity of ambient light, an adjustment is made to the system to aid in the determination of occupancy data. The occupancy data is configured to be communicated to one or more receiving units positioned above or proximate the roadway.



TAG IDENTIFICATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention discloses a tag identification method and apparatus, relates to the field of communications network technologies, which can implement that there are few steps of determining a format of a tag by a device host in an NFC terminal, so that the tag can be quickly processed. In the embodiments of the present invention, a Near Field Communication NFC controller reads a type of a tag; the NFC controller determines whether a format of the tag is an NFC data exchange format NDEF according to the type of the tag; and the NFC controller sends a notification message to a device host when the NFC controller determines that the format of the tag is the NDEF, where the notification message includes that the format of the tag is the NDEF. The solutions provided in the embodiments of the present invention are applicable to identifying a tag.



STORAGE AND DISPENSING DEVICES FOR ADMINISTRATION OF ORAL TRANSMUCOSAL DOSAGE FORMS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Dispensing devices and systems for oral transmucosal administration of small volume drug dosage forms to the oral mucosa are provided. The dispensing device may be a single dose applicator (SDA), or an electromechanical device comprising a means for patient identification such as a wrist worn RFID tag and annular bidirectional antenna together with a lock-out feature.



HEALTH CONDITION ALARM SYSTEM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A patient and health condition monitoring system comprising: a treatment device;a condition monitor;a patient care controller, the patient care controller comprising: a signal receiver;a healthcare professional database;a processing element coupled to the healthcare professional database; andan alarm generator.



Indoors / Outdoors Detection

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Determining time spent outdoors. A method includes, at a first time, using one or more primary criteria including one or more criteria related to information provided by a first hardware input sensor on a device, to determine that the device is outdoors. The method further includes at one or more other times, using one or more secondary criteria, different than the primary criteria, the secondary criteria related to information provided by one or more second hardware input sensors, to determine continuity of the device being outdoors from the first time to the one or more other times. The method further includes based on determining that the device is outdoors and determining continuity of the device being outdoors from the first time to the one or more other times, identifying a total amount of time that the device has been outdoors.



POSITION INDICATOR FOR VALVES

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A device for indicating the status of a valve includes a position indicator, wherein the position indicator includes a monitoring element, and a communication element. A method for indicating the status of at least one valve includes monitoring positions of a device enclosed by a first valve with a position indicator and communicating the positions of the device enclosed by the first valve with a communications element.



Consolidated Flight Deck Task List Based On Alerting And Checklist Items

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An improved aircraft management system for consolidating and prioritizing alerts through the use of an alert consolidator is described herein. According to an embodiment, a method for providing a list of tasks for responding to alerts provided by an aircraft sensing system includes receiving a plurality of alerts provided by an aircraft sensing system prioritizing at least two alerts, generating a prioritized sequential list of tasks for responding to the prioritized alerts, and providing, in a single format, the prioritized sequential list of tasks.



SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING ACCESS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method for controlling access of a user to a physical device which is provided with an access control unit that can block and release access to functions of the physical device includes the provision of a central control platform and a mobile access device. An identification check of the user is carried out, the user being identified by the mobile access device. Following a successful identification check, a wireless communication link is established between the mobile access device and the access control unit of the physical device. Identification information and unique access data are transmitted from the mobile access device to the access control unit. The access control unit ascertains the access rights of the user to the physical device using the received information and additional information from the central control platform.



Vehicle Access System

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to an access unit for communicating with a further access unit to control access to a vehicle. The access unit comprises at least a first transmitter for transmitting a polling signal; and at least a first receiver for receiving an authentication signal from the further access unit in response to the polling signal. At least the first transmitter is a first ultra-wideband transmitter and at least the first receiver is a first ultra-wideband receiver. The invention also relates to a vehicle access system which is a combination of the access and further access units. The invention also relates to methods of operating a vehicle access system and a vehicle access unit.



METHOD FOR PROVIDING AN ALERT TO A DRIVER AND AN ALERT SYSTEM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The disclosure relates to a method for providing an alert to a driver of a vehicle. The method may comprise a) receiving information from a vehicle-to-vehicle communication unit relating to a deceleration of a vehicle-in-front; b) detecting a decrease in distance to a closest vehicle-in-front by a vehicle sensor system in the vehicle; and c) issuing an alert to the driver of the vehicle as a response to step b.



POTENTIAL HAZARD INDICATING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method of indicating potential hazards to a driver of a motor vehicle may include determining the presence of a potential hazard, determining a direction to the potential hazard relative to the driver of the motor vehicle, selecting one or more of a plurality of speakers provided in the motor vehicle and surrounding the driver, the one or more speakers being in substantially the same direction relative to the driver as the potential hazard, and emitting a warning sound from said one or more speakers.



REAR CLOSURE OBSTACLE DETECTION SYSTEM FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A rear closure obstacle detection system is provided for a motor vehicle. The rear closure detection system includes an obstacle detector, an indicator and a controller. The controller is configured to activate the rear obstacle detection system and detect an obstacle to the opening of the rear closure while the motor vehicle is actively being parked.



Parking Obstruction Locator and Height Estimator

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Systems, methods and apparatuses are disclosed for assessing whether a vehicle will make contact with an obstacle. The systems, methods, and apparatuses may include an obstacle sensing component configured to determine a location and a dimension of an obstacle, a vehicle sensing component configured to determine a height of a point of the vehicle relative to the ground, and a notification component configured to provide an indication of a presence of the obstacle to assist a human driver or an automated driving system in parking the vehicle without making contact with the obstacle.



WARNING DEVICE FOR ROADSIDE STOPS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A warning device or apparatus for use during roadside stops, with means to display one or more warning messages on the front of the warning device or apparatus at a height to be easily and quickly seen by oncoming drivers. The warning device may be a warning triangle, although other shapes may be used as appropriate according to the customs or laws for particular regions or areas. One or more message plates can be mounted on the warning device, with various messages selected according to the circumstances. An electronic message board may be similarly mounted.



Vehicle Approach Alert Device

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A vehicle approach alert device includes: a memory memorizing a warning sound source data for emitting a warning sound from an external sound emitting unit and a canceling sound source data for emitting a canceling sound from an internal sound emitting unit. The canceling sound cancels the warning sound transmitted from the external sound emitting unit to inside of the vehicle. The vehicle approach alert device further includes: a control part configured to read the warning sound source data from the memory to cause the external sound emitting unit to emit the warning sound based on the warning sound source data, and to read the canceling sound source data from the memory to cause the internal sound emitting unit to emit the canceling sound based on the canceling sound source data to be synchronized with the warning sound.



A WARNING SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE AND A VEHICLE COMPRISING SUCH A WARNING SYSTEM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A warning system is disclosed to be mounted on or incorporated in a vehicle, such as a bus, for warning vulnerable road users, such as cyclists and pedestrians, said warning system comprising one or more lights arranged to be mounted on or incorporated in one side of the vehicle, the front end of the vehicle, the back end of the vehicle, or any combination thereof for illuminating at least a part of the surface of an area along the side of the vehicle, along the front of the vehicle, along the back of the vehicle, or any combination thereof, and a control system arranged to switch the one or more lights on and off, respectively, in accordance with a set of predefined conditions, wherein said one or more lights are arranged to define one or more zones on said at least a part of the surface illuminated by said one or more lights, said one or more zones being associated with a recommended behaviour for vulnerable road users. Furthermore, a vehicle comprising such a warning system, a method of retrofitting vehicles with such a warning system, and a method of warning vulnerable road users using such a warning system are disclosed.



Baby alert car seat alarm - smart car seat

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The Baby Alert Car Seat Alarm—Smart Car Seat, is a device or smart car seat that detects the presence of a baby or child placed, or secured in a car seat, within the vehicle, before and after the driver of the vehicle has reached his/her destination; and, after the ignition is turned off, alerts the driver of the vehicle that the baby or child remains place or secured in a car seat within the vehicle; or, once the baby or child is placed, or secured in a car seat, within the vehicle, if the ignition is not turned on within a preset time, the Baby Alert Car Seat Alarm—Smart Car Seat will alert the driver of the vehicle that a baby or child remains placed or secured in a car seat within the vehicle.



SYSTEM FOR WARNING OF DROWSINESS OF DRIVER AND METHOD THEREOF

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The present embodiment provides a driver's drowsiness warning system. The driver's drowsiness warning system according to the present embodiments of the present disclosure may include: a steering angle sensor that measures a steering signal; a lane recognizing sensor that recognizes a lane; a lane keeping assist unit that determines whether a vehicle is out of a lane that the vehicle drives along; and a controller that determines whether a driver is drowsy based on at least one out of a frequency of a change in the steering signal during a predetermined period of time and how frequently the vehicle is out of the lane during a predetermined period of time, and generates a warning to the driver when it is determined that the driver is drowsy.



UNOBTRUSIVE ADVISORS FOR PATIENT MONITOR

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A patient monitor system (10) includes a signal processor (30) which analyzes signals from physiological parameter sensors (20) to derive physiological data values, plots, and alarms. A display (12) displays physiological values and plots (42). An advisor engine, routine, or processor (34) is connected with the signal processor to analyze at least alarm occurrences, also in combination with user interactions, and provide directly actionable advice for reducing alarm frequency which is displayed unobtrusively on the display. The directly actionable advice includes specific actions or adjustments which are specific to a current patient, a present situation, or a present mode or setting of the patient monitor system. The unobtrusively displayed directly actionable advice is displayed without the use requesting it.



BIOWATCH

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A wrist-worn biowatch providing various health monitoring functions such as blood glucose level monitoring, blood pressure detection, pulse monitoring, heart stop detection, oxygen saturation saturation monitoring, and Ketoacidosis detection, wherein the biowatch is actively monitoring the wellness data of its wearer, and adapted to alert the user and medical professionals if such wellness data veers outside normal ranges or acceptable trends.