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US20150009061 METHOD FOR VARIABLE CONTROL OF A ZONE SENSOR IN A COMBAT AIRCRAFT  
The invention relates to a method for controlling a sensor in a combat aircraft (1) comprising the steps of: a) determining (3) direction and size of a defence zone around the combat aircraft (1)...
US20130271320 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR A MOBILE APPLICATION (APP) THAT ASSISTS WITH AIMING OR ALIGNING A SATELLITE DISH OR ANTENNA  
An app running on a communication device determines a current position of an antenna, which is to be aligned with a transmitter. The app determines a direction in which the antenna should be...
US20120280859 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF ASSISTED GPS  
Embodiments of an improved assisted global positioning system (GPS) method and system are described. Wireless access points send assistance data to GPS receivers that are integrated into cellular...
US20050104766 Radar detection zone pattern shaping  
In an object detection radar system, dynamically adjusting the gain of a radar during its range sweep cycle, either by tuning its transmitter power or its receiver sensitivity or both, allows a...
US20140324274 TEST APPARATUS FOR AVIONIC SENSORS AND METHOD OF TESTING AVIONIC SENSORS  
A test apparatus for avionic sensors including a helicopter, an avionic sensor test pod equipped with at least one avionic sensor and a cable suspension system connecting the test pod to the...
US20110298659 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING A SATELLITE POSITIONING SYSTEM TO FILTER WLAN ACCESS POINTS IN A HYBRID POSITIONING SYSTEM  
This disclosure describes a system and method for using a satellite positioning system to filter WLAN access points in a hybrid positioning system. In some embodiments, the method can include...
US20130300607 WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK BASED POSITIONING  
Apparatus and method for dynamically updating a channel model used for wireless local area network based positioning. In one embodiment, a wireless device includes a positioning system. The...
US20080297406 Automatic detection of communications satellite  
A fast and efficient automated satellite constellation detection process can be implemented at least in part independent of in-band data in the satellite signal. The automated detection process...
US20110309972 Adaptive sidelobe blanking for motion compensation  
A motion compensation method and system is included in a radar antenna system mounted on a moving platform which is subject to pitch, yaw and roll. The radar antenna system includes a main array...
US20080255715 Navigation Guidance for Aircraft Approach and Landing  
A system and method is described for providing pilots with navigational guidance when landing in low visibility conditions and/or at airports that do not contain a ground infrastructure in place to...
US20120092215 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR OBTAINING A POSITION OF A CARGO CONTAINER  
Systems and methods are provided for real-time data notification. In accordance with one implementation, a computerized method is provided that includes defining an event related to a resource in...
US20100079332 ENHANCED DATABASE INFORMATION FOR URBAN NAVIGATION  
Methods and apparatus are provided for estimating position location of a mobile device.
US20110240750 PERSON-SENSITIVE SENSOR AND AIR CONDITIONER PROVIDED WITH THE SAME  
In one embodiment, a person-sensitive sensor is provided. The person-sensitive sensor has a Doppler sensor module, a storage unit, a signal intensity comparison unit, a variance value comparison...
US20080238765 Satellite Clock Prediction  
Devices and methods are described for determining position information without broadcast ephemeris data for a spanned time period using predictions of future satellite states. These predictions...
US20130135138 METHOD FOR PHASE UNWRAPPING USING CONFIDENCE-BASED REWORK  
A method, executed by one or more computers, for unwrapping phase wrapped data including a plurality of nodes. The method includes: selecting a root node from the plurality of nodes to start...
US20140139374 KALMAN FILTERING WITH INDIRECT NOISE MEASUREMENTS  
Accurate remote tracking of fixed objects from a moving platform requires overcoming platform noise. Such tracking becomes difficult when the only inertial reference (such as a central aircraft...
US20130093625 Deployable intelligence and tracking system for homeland security and search and rescue  
This invention builds on previous industry techniques to correlate data from a variety of sources for the purposes of tracking and identifying aircraft, vehicles, and marine vessels in real time...
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...