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US20110300751 AUDIO CONNECTOR CONTROL SYSTEM  
An electronic device such as a portable music player, cellular telephone, or computer may be provided with an audio jack system that allows audio plug position measurements to be made. Sensors...
US20060220638 Angular position sensor  
A bushing assembly adapted for application in vehicle suspension systems includes an outer, generally cylindrical bushing member, an inner generally cylindrical bushing member arranged...
US20140005517 SENSOR ASSEMBLY FOR USE IN MEDICAL POSITION AND ORIENTATION TRACKING  
A sensor assembly is provided for use in tracking a medical device. The sensor assembly comprises a magnetoresistance sensor capable of providing position and orientation information. In certain...
US20140285187 ANGLE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM INCLUDING MAGNET WITH SUBSTANTIALLY SQUARE FACE FOR THROUGH-SHAFT APPLICATIONS  
To make the magnetic field lines straighter and more parallel to one another, the present disclosure makes use of substantially square magnets with through-holes therein. It will be appreciated...
US20140015520 180-DEGREE ARC POSITION ENCODER WITH AN EXTENDED ANGULAR POSITION SENSING RANGE  
This disclosure describes techniques for sensing an angular position of a rotating object over an angular position range that includes up to 360 degrees using an arc position encoder comprising a...
US20130278247 ARC POSITION ENCODER WITH AN EXTENDED ANGULAR POSITION SENSING RANGE  
Disclosed are techniques for sensing an angular position of a rotating object over a 360-degree angular position range using an arc position encoder comprising a 180-degree angular position...
US20120146627 MULTI-PERIODIC ABSOLUTE POSITION SENSOR  
The disclosure relates to a magnetic position sensor including at least one permanent magnet. The disclosure also relates to a magnetic device for detecting a torque between a first shaft and a...
US20090273341 SYSTEM INCLUDING SIGNAL OFFSET ESTIMATION  
A system includes a first circuit configured to convert a first analog signal to a first digital signal. The system includes a second circuit configured to determine an area of the first digital...
US20130187640 MULTIPOLAR ENCODER FOR POSITION SENSORS, AND DETECTION DEVICE INCLUDING SUCH AN ENCODER COMBINED WITH AT LEAST ONE POSITION SENSOR  
A position sensor coder of the type comprising a multipolar magnetic annulus (2) provided at its circumference with poles having polarities of opposite signs, the coder including at least one mark...
US20130241537 MAGNETIC SENSOR SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A sensor system method of production includes forming first and second structures of the magnetoresistive system, heating the first and second structures, applying a magnetic field in a reference...
US20130066587 WIRELESS MAGNETIC POSITION SENSOR  
In one example, a position sensor is provided. The position sensor comprises an integrated circuit, and a magnetic field sensor that provides a detected signal indicative of a position of a...
US20110074399 MAGNETORESISTIVE SENSOR FOR DETERMINING AN ANGLE OR A POSITION  
A magneto-resistive resistor for use in sensors for determining alignment of the sensor relative to a homogeneous magnetic field include an anisotropic magnetoresistive (AMR) strip having a...
US20080007252 Sliding element with position indicator  
The position indicator for a stick shaped sensor is received in a particularly annular sliding element, comprised of wear resistant, slide capable material as e.g. plastic, with an extended...
US20140292313 MAGNETIC SENSOR SYSTEM INCLUDING THREE DETECTION CIRCUITS  
A magnetic sensor system includes a scale and a magnetic sensor arranged in a relative positional relationship variable in a first direction, and a computing unit. The magnetic sensor includes a...
US20140292314 MAGNETIC SENSOR SYSTEM INCLUDING TWO DETECTION CIRCUITS  
A magnetic sensor system includes a scale and a magnetic sensor arranged in a relative positional relationship variable in a first direction, and a computing unit. The magnetic sensor includes a...
US20150260546 ROTATING FIELD SENSOR AND ANGLE DETERMINATION METHOD USING THE SAME  
A rotating field sensor includes four detection circuits and a computing unit. In the computing unit, defined are four first detection circuit groups each consisting of three detection circuits....
US20150054498 MAGNETIC SENSOR  
The magnetic sensor of the invention comprises a base portion, a sensor chip positioned on the base portion, a wiring portion adapted to electrically connect a terminal of the sensor chip to a...
US20100085056 MAGNETO-RESISTANCE BASED TOPOGRAPHY SENSING  
A topography sensor and method include a probe configured to traverse a surface to determine a topography. A stray magnetic field is disposed in proximity to the probe. A magneto-resistive sensor...
US20130015844 HIGH-RESOLUTION NON-CONTACTING MULTI-TURN SENSING SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Disclosed are systems and methods for measuring multi-turn position of a shaft with high resolution and in a non-contact manner. In some embodiments, a multi-turn sensing apparatus can include a...
US20100085041 MAGNETO-RESISTANCE BASED NANO-SCALE POSITION SENSOR  
A position sensor and method include a magnetic component, a first magneto-resistive sensor disposed in proximity to the magnet/coil; and a second magneto-resistive sensor disposed in proximity to...
US20140197821 MEASURING SYSTEM  
A measuring system having a first magnetic field sensor, a second magnetic field sensor, a third magnetic field sensor, an encoder, and an evaluation circuit to which the first magnetic field...
US20120249127 ANGLE DETECTING DEVICE  
A VR resolver 120 and an MR sensor 114 are mounted to a shaft 103. The VR resolver 120 and the MR sensor 114 are formed so as to have a shaft angle multiplier of not less than 2. The difference of...
US20150204647 Multi-purpose Sensor  
A sensor with unique floating magnet based on magnetic levitation, which can be used for multiple purposes, such as fall detection, tilting monitor and vibration measurement, is proposed. The...
US20090184708 MAGNETORESISTIVE CONTINUOUS SEAT TRACK POSITION SENSOR  
A magnetoresistive continuous seat track position sensor system to determine longitudinal movement of the seat along a length of a track is described. In one embodiment, the system comprises a...
US20080054895 MAGNETIC DETECTION DEVICE HAVING SECOND BRIDGE CIRCUIT INCLUDING FIXED RESISTANCE ELEMENT WITH HIGH RESISTANCE  
A magnetic detection device capable of reducing current consumption includes a second series circuit connected in parallel to a first series circuit. The first series circuit includes a first...
US20150145508 XMR ANGLE SENSORS  
Embodiments relate to xMR sensors, sensor elements and structures, and methods. In an embodiment, a sensor element comprises a non-elongated xMR structure; and a plurality of contact regions...
US20150061653 ANGLE DETECTION DEVICE  
Outputs from first and second magnetic detection units are applied to first to fourth output circuits, each being a differential amplifier, and therefore detection outputs S1 and S2 approximating...
US20120268109 METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR SYNCHRONIZING A SEGMENT COUNTER WITH A FINE POSITION SENSOR  
A method and an arrangement for performing the method for the error-free conversion of the counting values of a segment counter including Wiegand sensors and the position values of a fine position...
US20130265037 ANGLE SENSOR WITH MISALIGNMENT DETECTION AND CORRECTION  
An angle sensor to provide sensor-to-magnet misalignment detection and correction capability in rotation angle measurement applications is presented. The angle sensor has magnetic field sensing...
US20120041297 REAL-TIME MAGNETIC DIPOLE DETECTION AND TRACKING  
A system for detecting a position and/or orientation of a magnetic dipole includes a first detector and a second detector, separate and spaced apart from the first detector. Each of the detectors...
US20140084906 MAGNETIC FIELD SENSOR SYSTEM WITH A BIASING MAGNET PRODUCING A SPATIALLY SYMMETRIC MAGNETIC FIELD WITHIN A PLANE BEING DEFINED BY MAGNETORESISTIVE SENSOR ELEMENTS  
A magnetic field sensor system for measuring rotational movements of a shaft is disclosed. The sensor system includes a biasing magnet configured for generating a biasing magnetic field and a...
US20140197822 CIRCUIT AND MEASURING SYSTEM  
A measuring system having a first magnetic field sensor, a second magnetic field sensor, an encoder, and an evaluation circuit to which the first magnetic field sensor and the second magnetic...
US20050088175 Permalloy magnetization reversal sensor  
A magnetic sensor is disclosed in which a ferromagnetic runner (e.g., a permalloy runner) can be located relative to a target. A coil structure is generally wound about the ferromagnetic runner,...
US20140232379 MAGNETIC FIELD SENSOR SYSTEM WITH A MAGNETIC WHEEL ROTATABLE AROUND A WHEEL AXIS AND WITH MAGNETIC SENSOR ELEMENTS BEING ARRANGED WITHIN A PLANE PERPENDICULAR TO THE WHEEL AXIS  
It is described a magnetic field differential sensor system for measuring rotational movements of a shaft. The described magnetic field sensor system (200) comprises (a) a biasing magnet (210,...
US20130186221 SENSOR DEVICE FOR A PEDAL, AND A METHOD FOR PROVIDING INFORMATION REGARDING AN OPERATION OF A PEDAL  
A sensor device for a pedal which is set up to determine at least one actuating variable regarding an operation of the pedal by a user of a device which is actuable by means of the pedal, and to...
US20150204692 DIRECT READ METERING DEVICE AND DIRECT READ WATER METER  
The present invention discloses a direct read metering device, comprising a digital counting wheel connected with a rotary shaft, a micro-controller—a ring magnet coaxially installed on the...
US20090039875 Position Detector and Positioning Device  
A position detector (3) capable of obtaining an output having a linearity in a wide range includes: a magnetic field generating member (11) attached to a movable member (10) movable in a...
US20090102464 MATCHING OF GMR SENSORS IN A BRIDGE  
A magnetoresistive (MR) sensing device includes MR elements electrically connected to form a bridge circuit and one or more non-functional (or “dummy”) MR elements for improved matching of the...
US20090284252 Device for measuring the absolute position of at least two members that are movable or rotatable relative to each other  
The objective is to provide a measuring device, which makes it possible to determine the absolute position (s) of a movable member comprising a permanent magnetic encoder (2) with a number of...
US20130200885 ROTATION-ANGLE DETECTION DEVICE  
A detection track includes a first detection element group that includes a plurality of first magnetic resistance elements arranged at a pitch λ/(2n) when an order to cancel target harmonic...
US20150204696 ROTATING FIELD SENSOR AND ANGLE DETERMINATION METHOD USING THE SAME  
A rotating field sensor includes four detection circuits each of which generates an output signal responsive to the direction of a rotating magnetic field, and an angle calculation unit configured...
US20130063132 LINEAR POSITION SENSOR  
In general, the disclosure is directed to techniques for determining the position of a piston within a linear actuator, such as a hydraulic cylinder, in a more cost effective and less...
US20110260715 VALVE POSITION SENSOR  
A valve position sensor of a sliding sleeve of a flow control valve comprising a sleeve displacement converting means for converting a sleeve displacement into a radial displacement, and a...
US20150192433 MAGNETIC FIELD ROTATION DETECTION SENSOR AND MAGNETIC ENCODER  
A magnetic field rotation detection sensor that detects a rotation of a magnet, includes: a plurality of first magnetic sensor elements constituting a first bridge circuit; and a plurality of...
US20150022187 Arrangements for Magnetic Field Sensors That Act as Tooth Detectors  
A variety of magnetic field sensor arrangements provide so-called “tooth detectors” using a simple low-cost magnet.
US20080012557 Sensor Device  
A sensor device has a sensor assembly with at least one sensor element, an additional sensor assembly having at least one additional sensor element, and a switch-in element which couples the...
US20140292312 3-AXIS MAGNETIC FIELD SENSOR, METHOD FOR FABRICATING MAGNETIC FIELD SENSING STRUCTURE AND MAGNETIC FIELD SENSING CIRCUIT  
A 3-axis magnetic field sensor on a substrate and including, a first tunneling magneto-resistor (TMR) having a first easy-axis for sensing a X-axis magnetic field, a second TMR having a second...
US20110133728 ANGLE SENSOR  
An angle sensor includes: a magnet mounted in a rotatable rotation body so as to be rotatable with the rotation body; a circular yoke extending in a circular shape so as to surround an outer...
US20140152299 ENCODER  
A magnetic medium is magnetized in the relative movement direction at a predefined pitch λm and a magnetic sensor includes plural magnetoresistive elements whose electrical resistance value...
US20100013463 Rotation sensor  
A rotation detecting sensor (A) is fixed to a sensor fixing member (7), through which it is fitted to a wheel support bearing assembly for detecting the rotation of a rotatable ring of the wheel...
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