US 9,813,003 B2
Apparatus with a main control unit, a control unit and an electromechanical device and a method for operating such an apparatus
Shane Alistair Day, Warwickshire (GB); Barry Yates, Warwickshire (GB); and Aidan Michael O'Hare, Coventry (GB)
Assigned to Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt am Main (DE)
Appl. No. 14/367,458
Filed by SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH, Frankfurt am Main (DE)
PCT Filed Dec. 21, 2012, PCT No. PCT/EP2012/076771
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jun. 20, 2014,
PCT Pub. No. WO2013/093059, PCT Pub. Date Jun. 27, 2013.
Claims priority of application No. 11195220 (EP), filed on Dec. 22, 2011.
Prior Publication US 2015/0303851 A1, Oct. 22, 2015
Int. Cl. H02P 8/34 (2006.01); A61M 5/19 (2006.01); A61M 5/24 (2006.01); A61M 5/30 (2006.01); A61M 5/142 (2006.01); A61M 5/172 (2006.01); A61M 5/145 (2006.01); A61M 5/168 (2006.01)
CPC H02P 8/34 (2013.01) [A61M 5/14212 (2013.01); A61M 5/14546 (2013.01); A61M 5/16804 (2013.01); A61M 5/16827 (2013.01); A61M 5/172 (2013.01); A61M 5/19 (2013.01); A61M 5/2448 (2013.01); A61M 5/30 (2013.01); A61M 2205/103 (2013.01); A61M 2205/17 (2013.01); A61M 2205/3306 (2013.01); A61M 2205/3365 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. Apparatus comprising: an electromechanical device, a control unit, a main control unit and a motion detector, wherein said control unit is configured to control said electromechanical device, and wherein said electromechanical device is a motor, characterized in that said control unit and said main control unit are realized with microprocessors, said main control unit is configured to provide information to said control unit, and said motion detector and said main control unit are configured such that information about the movement of said electromechanical device is provided by said motion detector at least to said main control unit, wherein said main control unit is configured to provide information regarding control of the electromechanical device to said control unit, and said control unit is configured to provide a corresponding control signal to said electromechanical device to control said electromechanical device, wherein said motion detector and said main control unit are configured such that the information about the movement of said electromechanical device is provided by said motion detector to said main control unit and said control unit.