assistance (Total 23269 Patents Found)

A method of providing a caller with a directory assistance dialog. The dialog is configurable, at any level of the dialog, from an automated speech recognition (ASR) dialog to an operator-assisted (OP) dialog. The dialog is handed off to an operator if any level of the speech recognition dialog fails. Also, a configura...
A crown assistive device includes a plurality of clips adapted to be fitted over teeth, each clip shaped with a curved exterior and an interior with an edge adapted to contact a crown, wherein the clips are spaced apart with openings to receive floss, and the ends of the clips on a first side are connected with a first...
A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to receive from a mobile device a request regarding a stranded vehicle. The request is processed to determine the location of the stranded vehicle. Additional information regarding the stranded vehicle may be retrieved. The location of the stranded veh...
An approach provides service assistance using a hierarchical order of communication channels. Service requests are received from a user. A plurality of different modes of communication functionality can be made available for interactivity with the user. A hierarchical order of the modes can be established in relation t...
A driving assistance apparatus includes an arrangement memory that stores a past captured image around a target parking region, a captured image acquisition section that acquires a present captured image around the target parking region at parking or departing with respect to the target parking region, and an obstacle ...
A driver assistance system of a vehicle includes: at least one ultrasonic sensor for ascertaining the distance of the vehicle from an obstacle, the sensor being supplied with electrical energy by an onboard electrical system of the vehicle; and an undervoltage detector for detecting an undervoltage in the onboard elect...
A respiratory assistance component is disclosed that changes shape when an electrical charge is provided. The amount of electrical charge that is applied may be based on values, characteristics, or user controlled parameters of the respiratory assistance system. The component may be all or part of a patient interface, ...
The present invention relates to an erection assistance device that includes: an elastic penis implant which has a semi-cylindrical shape, with its lower pan opened, and is processed to be inserted between an epidermis and a cavernous body of a penis; a storing part which is connected to the expansive part via connecti...
A method of redirecting a directory-assistance call includes receiving a directory-assistance request from a caller, determining via a free directory-assistance service whether information corresponding to the directory-assistance request is available, responsive to a determination that the information is available, pr...
The invention relates to a driver assistance device ( 2 ) for a vehicle ( 1 ), which driver assistance device has a radar appliance ( 3, 4 ) for determining measured variable (α 1 , α 2 , R 1 , R 2 ) referenced to an object ( 10 ) that is external to the vehicle, wherein the radar appliance ( 3, 4 ) comprises: at lea...
Image capture methods and systems with positioning and angling assistance are provided. A reference image having a first set of feature points is provided. A preview image is captured and analyzed using a feature detecting algorithm to obtain a second set of feature points. A variation is calculated according to the fi...
An axial-centrifugal flow catheter pump for cavopulmonary assistance is provided, incorporating a rotor providing both an axial fluid flow and a centrifugal fluid flow. The rotor includes a first terminal impeller configured to provide a centrifugal and axial fluid flow in a first direction, a second terminal impeller ...
An electrical assist device is provided for a bicycle. The device includes an electric machine, a drive pinion, an attachment device, a source of electrical energy, and a controller. The attachment device fixes the electric machine to the bicycle near a tire of a wheel of the bicycle. The source of electrical energy po...
A driving assistance device improves the accuracy of driving assistance for parking. A traveling controller detects a line positioned on a road surface from a captured image captured by a camera. A parking frame is extracted from the detected line and acceleration suppression control of a vehicle is executed based on t...
Methods and apparatus for time tracking using assistance from TDM pilots in a communication network. In an aspect, a method is provided for time tracking in a device operating on a communication network, wherein the device performs a time tracking algorithm. The method includes determining a delay spread, and modifying...
Ce dispositif est remarquable en ce que le levier (10), dans sa partie tête (10a) en forme de col de cygne, présente une configuration intérieure curviligne (10b) non circulaire avec une amplitude d'écartement vers l'extérieur et dans la zone d'amplitude maximum une saillie d'ancrage (10c) perpendi...
Système d'assistance d'une personne dans la réalisation d'au moins une activité préétablie. Selon l'invention, ledit système comprend : un moyen centralisé (10) d'assistance donnant une décomposition de ladite activité en une arborescence hiérarchisée d'au moins une action apte à êt...
La présente invention concerne un avion. L'avion comprend un compartiment sous pression et un système de commande environnementale. Le système de commande environnementale comprend un dispositif de compression. Le dispositif de compression comprend un compresseur et une turbine. L'avion comprend également u...
L'invention concerne un dispositif d'assistance à la gestion de consommation énergétique d'un véhicule, comprenant des données représentatives d'un tronçon de voie, des données représentatives d'une position cible (Xc) d'un obstacle, des données représentatives d'une vitesse cible...
本発明は、センサ健全性判定装置と、プラントシミュレータと、プラント状態推定装置を備え、前記センサ健全性判定装置は、冗長化されているセンサ同士の出力信号の多数決判定により異常値を出力しているセンサの判定が可能かどう...
In a telecommunications system, automatic directory assistance uses a voice processing unit comprising a lexicon of lexemes and data representing a predetermined relationship between each lexeme and calling numbers in a locality served by the automated directory assistance apparatus. The voice processing unit issues me...
Provided are a fixing module and a motion assistance apparatus including the same, the fixing module including a base body, a plurality of side frames provided on both sides of the base body, and a height adjustment assembly provided on the base body, and on which a driving module is mounted to provide a power, wherein...
In a method of controlling a hydraulic vehicle brake system with active hydraulic brake force boosting, wherein the driver can introduce brake pressure into a master brake cylinder by means of an actuating device, preferably a brake pedal, wherein the pressure introduced by the driver is boosted by means of an active h...
A communication method includes the steps of receiving a call from a caller for connection to a subscriber, attempting a connection to the subscriber and retrieving a media file associated with the subscriber. The media file is played to the caller during a ring-back period of the attempted connection, playing of the m...
Disclosed is a system for providing customer assistance for a product in a retail store. The customer accesses customer assistance through a mobile application on their mobile device. If available, a physical customer assistance associate provides assistance to the customer. If a physical customer assistance associate ...
A vehicle operable by motor and/or by muscle power, in particular an electric bicycle, including a crank drive, an electric drive, a power supply, a chain, a gearshift having at least one first gearwheel and one second gearwheel and a chain transfer assistance unit, which assists a transfer of the chain from the first ...
A method for communication includes receiving in a first cellular communication terminal signals from a cellular communication network, and deriving by the first cellular communication terminal, from the received signals, one or more parameters for assisting in establishing communication with the cellular communication...
A method for monitoring at least one interior space of a building includes comparing recorded image data, which represent the at least one interior space, with reference data, which represent a reference situation, in order to generate monitoring information dependent on a comparison result. The monitoring information ...
A group-viewing assistance device allowing a viewer to perform group-viewing without giving much resistance is realized. A group-viewing assistance server ( 100 ) presents a viewing environment list indicating, for each group, which content is under group-viewing, executes processing for causing a person who desires gr...
A computer-implemented method is disclosed for providing a directory assistance service. The method includes generating an indexing file that is a representation of information associated with a collection of listings stored in an index. The indexing file is utilized as a basis for ranking listings in an index based on...
Various methods, apparatuses and/or articles of manufacture are provided which may be implemented in one or more electronic devices supporting mobile device positioning within an indoor environment. Tiered positioning assistance data (tiered-PAD) corresponding to an indoor environment may be generated and/or distribute...
A method of integrated automatic support and assistance includes identifying a user and retrieving models representing the user's device, apparatus, service, or system, receiving a query from the user, as necessary refining the query, determining if the received query is a machine translatable query, restructuring ...
An embryo quality evaluation assistance system including an image pickup unit for picking up an image of the embryo, and a computer that communicates data with the embryo observing apparatus to assist quality evaluation of the embryo. The computer includes a time-series image storing unit that stores a time-series imag...
The invention relates to a breathing assistance device for a patient, the device including: a source of respiratory pressurised gas; a gas transmission duct comprising a distal end coupled to said source and a proximal end coupled to the patient; a gas regulating valve interposed in the gas transmission duct at a proxi...