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US20100230919 MOBILE UNIT  
A mobile unit that moves with a passenger seated thereon includes: an arm rest on which an arm of the passenger is to be placed; and a forward detection sensor that is installed at a distal end...
US20130201797 kF.  
The invention disclosed herein relates to methods and means for locating entities, places and/or things. Various embodiments of the methods and means of the invention may be performed by and/or...
US20120307595 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DISAMBIGUATING SHOOTER LOCATIONS WITH SHOCKWAVE-ONLY LOCATION  
The systems and methods described herein relate to an airborne shooter detection system having a plurality of sensors coupled to the body of an aircraft such as a helicopter. The sensors are...
US20130322214 ULTRASOUND-BASED LOCALIZATION OF CLIENT DEVICES IN DISTRIBUTED COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, AND RELATED DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS  
A plurality of spatially located ultrasound beacons are provided in known locations within a distributed communications system. Each of the ultrasound beacons is configured to emit ultrasound...
US20120236689 Acoustic transducers for underwater navigation and communication  
Methods and transducers for producing acoustical signals having a spiral wavefront with omnidirectional magnitude and a phase that varies with angle and transducers for producing broadband...
US20110242941 DISTANCE SENSOR FOR VEHICLE WITH ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR  
A distance sensor equipped with a mount for mounting the sensor in a mount hole of a bumper of a vehicle. The mount includes a casing with a sensor holder, a bezel, and a resin-made retainer. The...
US20130170319 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RESOLVING AN AMBIGUITY FROM A DIRECTION OF ARRIVAL ESTIMATE  
An apparatus for resolving an ambiguity from a DOA estimate includes a DOA estimate analyzer for analyzing the DOA estimate to obtain a plurality of ambiguous analysis parameters by using a bias...
US20110066399 SMALL FORM-FACTOR DISTANCE SENSOR  
The subject matter disclosed herein relates to determining a distance from a mobile device to a remote object or a size of the remote object.
US20130053053 LOCALIZATION OF MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICES IN INDOOR ENVIRONMENTS  
Various technologies pertaining to localizing multiple mobile computing devices in an indoor environment are described. Pairs of microphone arrays are selectively positioned in an indoor...
US20140140177 USER-INTERFACE TARGET MOTION ANALYSIS METHOD USING TWO-DIMENSIONAL PARAMETER CONTROL AND SPEED ZOOM  
Disclosed is a user-interface target motion analysis (TMA) method using two-dimensional parameter control and speed zoom, and the method includes a first step of displaying a user-interface target...
US20110128820 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISCRIMINATING A SUBSURFACE TARGET IN THE WATER FROM A SURFACE TARGET IN THE WATER  
A computer-implemented method of discriminating a surface from a subsurface sound-generating target in the water includes identifying an arrival angle of sound generated by the sound-generating...
US20130208569 SOUND-BASED WELD TRAVEL SPEED SENSING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A weld travel speed sensing system includes at least one sound sensor configured to sense a sound generated to allow determination of a position of a welding torch. The weld travel speed sensing...
US20070140057 Location and ranging system for divers  
A location and ranging system for divers is disclosed, which indicates to a diver the position of, and range to, a boat (or other platform) with respect to the diver's current location. For...
US20070133351 Human target acquisition system and method  
The invention is a system for acquiring and mapping the location of a human target within a targeted zone defined by boundaries. The system includes a remote sound detection component, which may...
US20070159923 Acoustic Lure Tracking System  
A fishing lure tracking system includes a sending unit which sends a coded acoustic signal to a hydrophone attached to a fishing vessel to provide a signal correlating to the depth of the sending...
US20100054084 Fan beam transducer assembly  
A transducer assembly including a fan beam transducer having a beam generation axis for generating a fan shaped acoustic beam along the beam generation axis. The fan shaped acoustic beam can have...
US20110061554 Acoustic Shotgun System  
A high velocity acoustic signal producing underwater shotgun system for dispersing a plurality of relatively small supercavitating projectiles over a wide spatial field at long range using the...
US20100142325 MEMS MICROPHONE  
A MEMS microphone comprising: a) a case with an open front side;b) a MEMS membrane mounted on one face of a base, the base being mounted inside the case on a substantially closed side; andc) a...
US20120294117 Location System And Communication System  
A location system comprises a plurality of transponders whose locations are detectable by a base system. The base system interrogates (51-55) the transponders one at a time in accordance with a...
US20140078867 SOUND DIRECTION ESTIMATION DEVICE, SOUND DIRECTION ESTIMATION METHOD, AND SOUND DIRECTION ESTIMATION PROGRAM  
A sound direction estimation device includes a transfer function storage unit configured to store transfer functions of sound sources in correlation with directions of the sound sources, a...
US20110032540 POSITION-MEASURING METHOD AND DEVICE ADAPTED FOR THE POSITIONING OF A WHEEL  
A measuring method and a device are adapted for the positioning of a wheel for mash seam resistance welding in the butt-joining of steel strips on continuous processing lines. A rotary roller...
US20120243376 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THE CONTINUOUS DETECTION OF IMPACTS ON PIPELINES FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF FLUIDS, PARTICULARLY SUITABLE FOR UNDERWATER PIPELINES  
A system and method for continuous detection of impacts on pipelines for fluid transportation, particularly on pipelines placed on the seabed. The system includes at least two sensors each...
US20110317522 SOUND SOURCE LOCALIZATION BASED ON REFLECTIONS AND ROOM ESTIMATION  
Described is modeling a room to obtain estimates for walls and a ceiling, and using the model to improve sound source localization by incorporating reflection (reverberation) data into the...
US20130317669 Acoustic Ranging System Using Atmospheric Dispersion  
A method and apparatus for processing sound from a sound source. The sound from the sound source is detected. Harmonics in the sound from the sound source are identified. A distance to the sound...
US20100329301 Remote temperature sensing device  
A temperature sensing device for remotely detecting the temperature of a subject having an identifying feature and a target zone in a fixed relationship to the identifying feature comprising: a...
US20120150578 TASK MANAGEMENT IN A WORKFORCE ENVIRONMENT USING AN ACOUSTIC MAP CONSTRUCTED FROM AGGREGATED AUDIO  
Incoming audio from mobile devices can be centrally processed, where a server can filter background noise in real time, such as by using an XOR function. Instead of discarding the filtered noise,...
US20150185311 ENTRUSTED DEVICE LOCALIZATION SCHEME USING ULTRASOUND SIGNATURES  
The disclosure generally relates to a localization scheme that may use ultrasound signatures exchanged among entrusted devices to locate lost or otherwise misplaced devices. More particularly, a...
US20140362668 Indicating Locations  
This application describes methods and apparatus for remotely indicating a location of interest in an area, for instance the location of an event in the area. The method comprises positioning an...
US20140192622 Method and System for Ultrasonic Signaling, Ranging and Location Tracking  
An indoor ultrasonic location tracking system that can utilize standard audio speakers to provide indoor ranging information to modern mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. The method uses...
US20150003208 METHOD FOR INSTRUMENTING A CONTAINER INTENDED TO BE SET MOVING IN PARTICULAR IN ORDER TO MIX AN ASSORTMENT OF MATERIALS  
The method for instrumenting a container, especially intended to receive an assortment of materials, capable of being set moving in a preset coordinate system, said method comprises the following...
US20120134236 Subsea Measurement System And Method Of Determining A Subsea Location-Related Parameter  
A subsea measurement system (400) comprises a first reference beacon (110) disposed at a first known location, a second reference beacon (112) disposed at a second known location, and an acoustic...
US20090323474 SOUND SOURCE DETECTING DEVICE AND METHOD THEREOF  
A sound source detecting device includes a number of sound wave detectors, a voltage comparator, and an analyzer. The sound wave detectors are positioned at different positions, and configured for...
US20140249745 DYNAMIC ROUTE PLANNING  
The present invention relates to a method for determining the location of a firer, furthermore a system and method for route planning (700). The system is arranged to be mounted on a moving...
US20100172544 METHOD OF MEASURING, ON THE FLY, THE HEIGHT OF AN ELECTROLYSIS ANODE  
An on-the-fly method for measuring the length, along an axis (z′z) of an anode (20) used in the production of aluminium by molten salt electrolysis in which: i) said anode is suspended from a...
US20120109375 SOUND LOCALIZING ROBOT  
There is provided a biomimetic robot modelling the highly directional lizard ear. Since the directionality is very robust, the neural processing is very simple. This mobile sound localizing robot...
US20100322035 Audio-Based, Location-Related Methods  
The presently claimed technology relates generally to audio-based, location-related methods. One claim recites a method in which a microphone in a user's portable device captures ambient sound,...
US20130308426 DEPLOYABLE GROUND SENSORS  
A method includes enabling a power supply of a ground sensor device to provide power to one or more components of the ground sensor device based on one or more rotations of a rotor of the ground...
US20120182836 COMMUNICATION SYSTEM USING ULTRASONIC WAVES  
Disclosed is a technology for performing a communication using an ultrasonic wave in an environment where an electromagnetic shielding is so severe that a wireless communication using an...
US20120075957 ESTIMATION OF LOUDSPEAKER POSITIONS  
A system for determining loudspeaker position estimates comprises motion sensors (201, 203, 205) arranged to determine motion data for a user movable unit where the motion data characterizes...
US20110118898 Rehabilitation Device  
A rehabilitation device includes a moving body, a motor, a control system and a sensor module. The moving body has a housing and a moving mechanism. The motor, disposed in the housing, connects to...
US20100080084 MICROPHONE PROXIMITY DETECTION  
A mobile communications device contains at least two microphones. One microphone is located away from the handset receiver and serves to pick up voice of a near end user of the device for...
US20150003207 WIRELESS POWER TRANSMISSION APPARATUS USING ULTRASOUND  
Provided is a wireless power transmission apparatus. The apparatus includes an ultrasound transmitter generating an ultrasound signal in response to an external source voltage and transmitting the...
US20130294199 Method And Device For Estimating The Content Of A Solid Material Container  
The invention relates to a method for estimating the contents of particulate solids in a solid container, comprising the steps of: a) providing a percussion device; b) hitting the surface of the...
US20140160893 MOBILE DEVICE WITH ULTRASOUND RANGING  
Mobile devices with ultrasound ranging are disclosed. A mobile device with ultrasound ranging can include a multifunctional component capable of performing multiple functions in the device, where...
US20120069714 SOUND DIRECTION ESTIMATION APPARATUS AND SOUND DIRECTION ESTIMATION METHOD  
A sound direction estimation apparatus includes a sound source model storage unit that stores likelihood of a sound source class in correspondence with a sound feature quantity, a sound signal...
US20140301163 MARINE SEISMIC VARIABLE DEPTH CONTROL METHOD AND DEVICE  
A method of acoustic positioning determination includes detecting a temperature gradient profile across a depth of water, determining a level of a thermal boundary between an upper temperature...
US20150168545 DISTANCE ESTIMATION DEVICE AND METHOD USING THE DIFFERENCE OF WAVE SPEED BETWEEN WAVES  
The present disclosure provides a distance estimation device, including a wave signal detection unit configured to measure different types of waves, respectively, to detect different wave signals,...
US20100284249 ALERTING SYSTEM FOR A FACILITY  
A surveillance system is configured to detect a rotary-wing aircraft approaching a fixed facility and provide a warning upon detection. The system includes acoustic processing nodes that receive...
US20100002542 ULTRASONIC DISTANCE-MEASURING SENSOR ASSEMBLY AND ULTRASONIC DISTANCE-MEASURING SENSOR THEREOF  
An ultrasonic distance-measuring sensor assembly and an ultrasonic distance-measuring sensor thereof are disclosed. The ultrasonic distance-measuring sensor includes at least two piezoelectric...
US20050201204 High precision beamsteerer based on fixed beamforming approach beampatterns  
A beamsteerer for broadband energy source location, comprising an array of sensors, each for generating a signal vector within one of a plurality of sectors in a domain of interest, and a...

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