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Universidade de Santiago de Compostela posted this:New Thermal Sensing for Microcalorimetry and Microfluidics (ERC-PoC project)The prototype developed within ERC-PoC "ANTS" project, has demonstrated its sensitivity for a new concept of microcalorimeters, as well as providing advantages in microfluidics. We aim to: a) Integrate this technology within microfluidic devices or applications where size and fast response time are crucial. b) Develop a High-Throughput Calorimetry going beyond the current capabilities on ITC. > Sensing element. Ferromagnetic permalloy line 4x28 µm x 20 nm thick: affordable, miniaturization… Sensor was fabricated in a single deposition. > Temporal response. Milliseconds, to stimulus >10 microwatts; further improvements are in progress. > Easy adoption. Compatible with standard configuration of microcalorimeters. > IPR: EP, US, CN, KR, JP
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Very active aluminum catalysts in glycidyl methacrylate ring opening polymerization, with application in electronic devicesThe research group in "Organometallic Complexes in Catalytic Processes" of the University of Alcalá presents the synthesis of aluminum aryloxide compounds and their application in glycidyl methacrylate ring opening polymerization processes. The most frequent use of this polymer is as photocurable material with optimal characteristics for use in electronic devices. The research group looks for companies in the electronic industry, especially those dedicated to the preparation of electronic components, to reach patent licensing agreements, collaborative or commercial agreements with technical assistance.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Sensor system for the detection of objects / obstacles in critical points of railway linesThe research group in Electronics Engineering Applied to Intelligent Spaces and Transport (GEINTRA) of the Department of Electronics of the University of Alcalá has developed a sensor device and its corresponding procedure to detect the presence of any type of objects (vehicles, people, animals, etc…) in points of interest of the railway route (level crossings, tunnels, etc.), sending to the train the visual information and corresponding warning signs. The device consists of a set of cameras located in the environment of each point of interest, an infrared lighting system, an image processing module and a wireless communication system with the train. The system contributes to the increase of safety in rail transport, providing the machinists with visual information about the state of the conflicting points and notifying the presence of obstacles. The system is capable of detecting the presence of objects in daylight and nighttime conditions. The group seeks for licensing agreements, technical cooperation agreements or commercial agreements with technical assistance, with companies that work in the manufacture of safety equipment for rail transport systems.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Supervision System through artificial vision to monitor children when traveling in Child Retention SystemsThe research group of the University of Alcalá, "Recognition and Multisensory Analysis", has developed a system of supervision through artificial vision, to monitor children traveling in child retention systems, alerting the driver of possible situations of risk. The group is looking for automotive companies, road safety, child retention systems manufacturers or telecommunications companies, interested in reaching agreements of collaboration, license or commercial agreements with technical assistance.
Fundació URV posted this:Self-oscillating electronic ballast with dimming control for lamps and system that includes it.This invention describes a self-oscillating electronic ballast with dimming control for fluorescent lamps such as induction electrodeless lights (IEFL). The proposed ballast is able to carry out dimming control and self-start with no need of auxiliary circuits and with a minimum number of external components.
Universitat de Girona posted this:3D Additive manufacturing machine for tubular medical devicesThe 3D Additive Manufacturing Machine developed for tubular medical devices is based on the Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) and the 3-axis 3D printing technologies. The filament is melted into the extruder nozzle, which deposited the material onto a heated computer-controlled platform.
University of Huelva posted this:Power supply system controlled from internet for devices connected to a lanNowadays there are devices that allow the control of devices connected to a network from the own network. The classical method to access them from a different network is the redirection of the corresponding TCP or UDP connections to local networks from the border router. The redirection requires a high level of expertise in communications to be performed. Another strategy that is often used is the creation of VPN (virtual private network). This technique allows the control of access but does not allow connections to be discriminated or the management of power supply. The proposed system allows you to control the person and the moment to access as well as the free access. The modification of these constrains can be performed in the course of an access session. In addition, the system allows the control of power supply of the device you want access to. The interface is very friendly and does not require continuous changes in the configuration of the router. The system has a local database access control and validation can be delegated to other servers using protocol validation like LDAP, IMAP, POP3, etc.
frec|n|sys SAS posted this:SAW and BAW devices for harsh environment sensingthe company proposes battery-less and wireless sensors capable to operate under very harsh environment, particularly high temperature conditions with a target at 1000°C. The company has developed SAW sensors designed to operate above 600°C for which a new solution for sensor/antenna assembly has been developed and protected. frec|n|sys has developed its own patent portfolio and a various temperature sensors now are available in frec|n|sys early catalog.
University of Huelva posted this:NEW CONFIGURATIONS OF CC-CC CONVERTERS OF ONE INPUT AND MULTIPLE OUTPUTS WITHOUT TRANSFORMER AND POWER CONVERTER THAT APPLY THEMIt presents new configurations of CC-CC converters of single input and multiple outputs, without transformer, with a single input inductor. For its operation a single power switch is required, therefore, a single control circuit, which results in a smaller size, lower weight and simplicity compared to known systems
University of Huelva posted this:New method for manufacturing powder metallurgy magnetsThe conventional method of press followed by furnace sintering is now substituted by an electrical consolidation method. This allows joining in a single step the previous pressing/sintering processes, and, due to the promptness of the process, the use of controlled atmospheres is not necessary. The steps of magnetization, and eventual thermal treatments, can be carried out in the same container, without being necessary to manipulate the product.
University of Huelva posted this:New device and system for the recovery of communication equipmentThe present device is focused on the automatic recovery of operating systems for routers and switches, which is one of the fundamental claims on this invention since there are no current devices in the state-of-the-art for such purposes. Another particularity that distinguishes to the present invention is that it is not only software or hardware in contrast to other approaches, but of a complete hardware/software device (i.e, both capabilities are combined). Another of the most significant singularities is its portability, since the invention is based on a reduced size device (non rackable) and made up of autonomous battery. This allows to carry out any function with total freedom to move. Besides the comfort, it contributes a great improvement in working time, since operating with distant devices implies an additional time in turning off, turning on again, and enabling the necessary services to start the recovery procedure. As additional feature, the invention looks for the universality and independence from manufacturers or device model. Besides this purpose, another differentiated function is the capability to store the firmware of the communication devices to be recovered (i.e., the image of the operating system) through an internal physical storage unit of great capacity.
University of Huelva posted this:Auto-assemblable RJ45 male connectorOn the one hand, the invention does not require a crimp tool, which is ideal for cabling operations that require quickness. On the other hand, the innovation allows reusing the RJ plug as many times as required until properly assembling the copper pairs. Furthermore, the connector incorporates an identification by color codes for wiring according to the ANSI/TIA-968-A-2002 standard, which is ideal for people with limited dexterity on IT.
University of Huelva posted this:INHIBITOR SYSTEM AGAINTS HARDWARE ATTACK ON THE I2C BUSThe effect of a clock glitching attack over the I2C communication process between master and slaves could have serious consequences in robot and control industrial system. This inhibitor is capable of detecting and defending attacks against to the clock signal in the I2C
Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla posted this:PROSTHESIS VESTIBULAR WITH TECHNOLOGY (MEMS)A vestibular prosthesis includes micro-electric-mechanical (MEMS) sensors, gyroscopes in each sensitivity axis (X, Y, Z), accelerometers in each sensitivity axis (X, Y, Z) to detect an angular and linear movement providing displacement measurements, gyroscopes in each one of the spatial axes (X, Y, Z), a microprocessor connected to the MEMS sensors and producing an electric pulse pattern or a continuous galvanic current pattern, a conditioning unit that amplifies and conditions the microprocessor output to apply current to the stimulation electrodes, the microcontroller being configured to determine the displacement of the cupula and the otolithic mass, determine a membrane potential as a result of a displacement detected by the MEMS sensors by means of determining a transduction current, and determine an action potential discharge pattern for the primary afferent neuron,; which synapses with the hair cell by means of a mathematical model of the informative process of the vestibular mechanoreceptor.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:System and method of distributed characterization of dispersion profile of an optical fiberThe Photonic Engineering research group of the University of Alcalá, in collaboration with the Institute of Optics of the CSIC and FOCUS S.L. presents a system and method of distributed characterization of optical fibers that provides an absolute measurement of the dispersion profile of the fiber. The group looks for telecommunications companies specialized in the industrial area of sensing and distributed fiber optic characterization, for patent licensing agreements or commercial agreements with technical assistance.