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US20050285786 Multi-antenna system and related component and method  
A multi-antenna system and related component and method is provided. The antenna system includes a receiver section, a transmitter section and a controller. Each of the receiver and transmitter...
US20080252515 SYSTEM FOR MONITORING RAILROAD CARS  
A system for monitoring railroad cars comprising a hatch cover assembly including a cover body, a sensor, a wireless transmitter for transmitting data received from the sensor, a wireless receiver...
US20140218242 COMPUTERIZED NANO-SATELLITE PLATFORM FOR LARGE OCEAN VESSEL TRACKING  
A tracking system employs a constellation of low earth orbit satellites to receive multiple vehicle tracking signals and based thereon, track within a system grid each vehicle under surveillance....
US20090182502 REFINING A POSITION ESTIMATE OF A LOW EARTH ORBITING SATELLITE  
In a method for refining a position estimate of a low earth orbiting (LEO) satellite a first position estimate of a LEO satellite is obtained with a GNSS receiver on-board the LEO satellite. The...
US20060208897 Capacitive RFID tag encoder  
In one embodiment, a capacitive encoding system is provided that includes a first conductive element; a second conductive element; and a capacitive encoder adapted to drive the first conductive...
US20110291877 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR NON-ISOTROPIC SEA CLUTTER MODELING  
Methods and apparatus to provide computing, using a processor, sea clutter threshold bias values as a function of range and azimuth, receiving a first shape corresponding to a first region of sea...
US20130147660 GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM DEVICE AND IONOSPHERE ERROR ESTIMATION METHOD THEREOF  
A global positioning system device and an ionosphere error estimation method thereof are provided. The global positioning system device is connected to a plurality of dual-band base stations, and...
US20060187113 Radome illumination system  
A visual illumination system incorporated between upper and lower radar dome assemblies external to a ship or boat's bridge or cockpit is disclosed. The visual illumination system provides a visual...
US20110267223 System and Method for Resolving Ambiguity in Radar, Lidar, and Acoustic Systems  
Range and Doppler ambiguities are common in radar, lidar, and acoustic systems. Resolving these ambiguities is important to achieve desirable geolocation and image quality performance in these...
US20130169466 RF METAL DETECTOR AND ELECTRONIC ARTICLE SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM USING SAME  
A radio frequency (RF) metal detector and an electronic article surveillance (EAS) system are disclosed. The RF metal detector in example embodiments transmits an RF signal. A receiver measures the...
US20090058722 REGIONAL SATELLITE POSITIONING SUPPLEMENTARY SYSTEM  
Systems and methods for a navigation satellite of a satellite positioning supplementary system are provided in which a unit generates a navigation signal with a signal strength being dimensioned in...
US20070164900 Therapy delivery system including a navigation element  
An electromagnetic receiver assembly is included in a navigation element for a therapy delivery system. If the system is modular, the navigation element may be an insertable module thereof and/or...
US20120194389 RADIO POSITIONING  
Methods and systems are disclosed for radio positioning of a mobile receiver using a virtual positioning reference established by logging a known position of the mobile receiver together with a...
US20120038512 SATELLITE RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR NAVIGATION USING MERGED SATELLITE SYSTEM SIGNALS  
Embodiments of a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receiver and method for navigation are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the GNSS receiver includes signal processing...
US20140327580 Using Measured Angular Coordinates of an Object Relative to a Directional Transceiver  
A method comprises measuring angular coordinates of an object (12) relative to a directional transceiver (10), the directional transceiver being at a first location relative to a reference...
US20110254726 Systeme Radar UHF Pour Mettre en Oeuvre un Procede d'Elimination d'un Fouillis de Vegetation  
A system includes a pulsed UHF radar for integrating the signal received over a given integration time. The integration time for the received signal and the size of the distance bin are defined in...
US20130234877 METHOD AND RADAR SYSTEM FOR REPETITION JAMMER AND CLUTTER SUPRESSION  
A method for suppressing repetition jammer signals and/or clutter signals by using a radar system wherein said radar system comprises, at least one wideband arbitrary waveform generator, for...
US20100328139 DISTANCE MEASURING EQUIPMENT AND DISTANCE MEASURING EQUIPMENT MONITOR SYSTEM  
A transponder (12) transmits a reply in response to an interrogation input thereto, the interrogation including twin pulses, and a monitoring processor (13) transmits to the transponder a pseudo...
US20090109091 GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEM RECEIVER AND METHOD OF OPERATION  
A system and method of operating a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver is disclosed, by receiving a plurality of navigation signals, operating the receiver in a first mode and...
US20110053614 POSITION INFORMATION SYSTEM  
A positioning information transmitter transmits a positioning identifier instead of directly transmitting position information. A positioning information management server stores and manages the...
US20130050019 TRACKING APPARATUS FOR BAGGAGE  
Embodiments of the present invention provide an apparatus for tracking an item transported with the apparatus. The apparatus comprises a global positioning system (GPS) module for determining a...
US20050062644 Capsule device to identify the location of an individual  
A capsule device that will contain a transmitter and power unit that will emit a location/distress signal using satellite or other communication system. After being swallowed, the capsule device...
US20100324813 ACCURACY ASSESSMENT FOR LOCATION ESTIMATION SYSTEMS  
Assessing the accuracy of location estimation systems. A mobile computing device provides location information including a device location (e.g., via GPS) and one or more wireless network beacons...
US20110234452 POSITIONING SYSTEM CALIBRATION  
The described principles provide a method and system for calibrating an UWB RF positioning system. Means for automated calibration of the UWB RF positioning system allow calibration based on simple...
US20130271318 ADVANCED GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS (GNSS) POSITIONING USING PRECISE SATELLITE INFORMATION  
A method is provided for estimating parameters useful to determine the position of a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receiver or a change in the position thereof. The method includes the...
US20130021203 Antenna-Coupled Imager Having Pixels with Integrated Lenslets  
According one embodiment, a millimeter-wave radiation imaging array includes a plurality of antenna elements configured to receive millimeter-wave radiative input. Each lenslet of a plurality of...
US20140253377 POWER CONSERVATION METHODS TO UPDATE A POSITION FIX OF A MOBILE LOCATION TRACKING DEVICE  
Power conservation methods can be used to update a position fix of a mobile location tracking device configured to be tracked by a location tracking server. The mobile location tracking device can...
US20100315305 HYBRID ANTENNA UNIT  
A hybrid antenna unit includes a circuit board having top and bottom surfaces, a planer antenna element which is mounted on the top surface of the circuit board and which receives first and second...
US20140118184 RADAR DEVICE AND VELOCITY CALCULATION METHOD  
It is an object of the present invention to provide a radar device and a velocity calculation method with which velocity can be calculated more accurately. A radar device 1 comprises a transmitter...
US20130099964 GPS RECEPTION APPARATUS AND POSITIONAL CALCULATION METHOD FOR THE SAME  
A reception unit receives global positioning system signals transmitted by a plurality of satellites to obtain satellite information. A determination unit determines whether or not a state in which...
US20120133545 COLLISION AVOIDANCE TRANSPONDER FOR AERIAL HAZARDS AND METHOD FOR REDUCING COLLISIONS WITH AERIAL HAZARDS  
Embodiments of a collision-avoidance transponder and method for reducing collisions with an aerial hazard are generally described herein. The collision-avoidance transponder may be configured for...
US20090224959 OBSTACLE DETECTING SYSTEM FOR VEHICLE  
An obstacle detecting system for a vehicle detects an obstacle by transmitting a transmitting wave and receiving a receiving wave, which is a reflection of the transmitting wave by the obstacle....
US20110128184 METHOD FOR THE LOCATION OF MOBILE TERMINALS  
A location of a mobile terminal in a given area may be determined by including the mobile terminal in a satellite-based positioning system and in a cellular communications system. The approximate...
US20090303100 Motion Detection Systems Using CW Radar in Combination With Additional Sensors  
Whether or not the CW radar is utilized for through-the-wall detection, additional one or more sensors are used with the CW radar to confirm the motion detection result or to in fact turn on the CW...
US20100117902 SLOT ANTENNA AND RFID METHOD  
The invention relates to a slot antenna, more particularly to a transmitting antenna for RFID, comprising an antenna contour board having a plurality of antenna slots and at least one control...
US20110187591 HYBRID WIRELESS AREA NETWORK (WAN) AND GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD FOR SEAMLESS INDOOR AND OUTDOOR TRACKING  
Systems and methods for distance and location tracking a wireless device are disclosed. More specifically, according to one aspect of the present disclosure, a Wireless Area Network-Location Based...
US20090278697 GPS unit that points home only for alzheimer victims  
Alzheimer victims often get lost when they're out and about. They usually end up being brought back home by the police; I propose a GPS ((global positioning system) unit with only one function:...
US20130016005 Accuracy Assessment in Assisted GPS Positioning  
Reliable and efficient search windows are provided by allowing the adaptation of the code search window to be dependent on inaccuracy measures of relations between a cellular frame time and a...
US20110148693 INFERENCE OF TURBULENCE HAZARD FROM PROXIMITY TO RADAR TURBULENCE MEASUREMENT  
Systems and methods for conveying turbulence hazards to a flight crew. An exemplary weather radar system includes a three-dimensional buffer, a processor, and a display. The processor receives...
US20060259232 System for monitoring vehicle and airplane traffic on airport runways  
An airfield runway occupancy warning system includes inductive loops buried in a runway proximate to an intersection of said runway and a taxiway. Other inductive loops are buried in a taxiway...
US20130050024 BISTATIC RADAR SYSTEM USING SATELLITE-BASED TRANSMITTERS WITH IONOSPHERIC COMPENSATION  
A system for the passive location of non-cooperating vehicles using satellite-based transmitters with ionospheric compensation. The system is a light-weight, low-cost, portable, and...
US20120188127 GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM RECEIVER TIMELINE MANAGEMENT  
Satellite positioning system (SATPS) receiver that has a plurality of modes and channels, where a timeline module configures the channels based on the mode of operation of the SATPS receiver and...
US20140300502 Millimeter Wave Energy Sensing Wand and Method  
A millimeter wave energy sensing wand is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the wand includes a housing adapted to be grasped by a hand of an operator, at least one pixel contained within the...
US20120194376 Millimeter Wave Energy Sensing Wand and Method  
A millimeter wave energy sensing wand is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the wand includes a housing adapted to be grasped by a hand of an operator, at least one pixel contained within the...
US20120326922 GPS AND MEMS HYBRID LOCATION-DETECTION ARCHITECTURE  
The present application describes a computer-implemented method and system for obtaining position information for a moving mobile device with increased accuracy and reduced power consumption. The...
US20100201513 EFFICIENCY INDICATOR FOR INCREASING EFFICIENCY OF WIRELESS POWER TRANSFER  
Techniques are described herein that are capable of using an efficiency indicator for increasing efficiency of a wireless power transfer. A wireless power transfer system includes features that...
US20140197990 METHOD FOR ENHANCING LOCATION IDENTITY THROUGH INCORPORATION OF SHORTER RANGE COMMUNICATION AND SENSING (NEARLOCATE)  
A method of determining location of a mobile device including estimating an absolute location using long range communication estimates, estimating a relative location based on shorter-range...
US20120316486 Surgical Component Navigation Systems And Methods  
A navigation and monitoring system to track positions of surgical components during surgery of a patient. The navigation system includes a power source to emit a tracking signal during surgery of...
US20110169689 ULTRA-TIGHTLY COUPLED GPS AND INERTIAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM FOR AGILE PLATFORMS  
An Ultra-Tightly Coupled GPS-inertial navigation system for use in a moving agile platform includes a range residual extractor that uses best curve fitting of a third order polynomial for...
US20130328727 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR POSITIONING MOBILE UNITS BASED ON ANGLE MEASUREMENTS  
A method and system for positioning mobile units using angle measurements taken by neighboring mobile units is disclosed. A selected mobile unit and mobile units in the vicinity of the selected...