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US20140071789 MODULAR PORTABLE ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS  
The present invention relates to a lightweight, high resolution portable ultrasound system using components and methods to improve connectivity and ease of use. A preferred embodiment includes an...
US20110036281 Agricultural implement skew detection and correction  
A system for correcting skewing in an agricultural implement where the implement includes a plurality of ground engaging tools laterally spaced across a width of the implement and operative to...
US20120063262 SELF-PROPELLED BUOY FOR MONITORING UNDERWATER OBJECTS  
Various embodiments of the invention provide a buoy and system for monitoring divers and other underwater objects. In many embodiments, the buoy has capabilities to monitor a diver, obtain position...
US20130058196 ROBUST ULTRASONIC INDOOR POSITIONING SYSTEM WITH HIGH ACCURACY  
The present invention relates ultrasound positioning systems (300), and in particular to ultrasound positioning systems that utilize at least one stationary array-based ultrasound transmitter (310)...
US20130016582 SYSTEM FOR EXPLORATION OF SUBTERRANEAN STRUCTURES  
A system for communication through subterranean structures underneath a surface comprises at least one exploration tool adapted to penetrate into the underground, at least one transmitter, at least...
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...
US20110096626 Machine, Program Product and Method to Determine a First Arrival of a Seismic Trace  
Embodiments of a machine, program product and computer implemented method to perform a process of picking an initial first arrival from at least one trace of the plurality of seismic traces and a...
US20110286301 Seismic Streamer Shape Estimation  
A seismic streamer system and associated methods for estimating the shape of a laterally steered seismic streamer. The streamer is divided into a series of contiguous streamer segments by...
US20110205844 Systems and Methods for Modeling 3D Geological Structures  
Systems and methods for modeling a three-dimensional (3D) geological structure to improve maximum continuity interpolation. An integration method describes local anisotropic effects and introduces...
US20120206997 SOLAR POWERED MOLE AND GOPHER CHASER  
A pest repeller provided with a spring loaded contact system that removes the need for a fragile wire/connecting system and allows the use of replaceable rechargeable batteries without endangering...
US20120134239 MICRO SONIC TRANSMITTER  
The present disclosure is directed to a transmitter having a minimal size and weight with acceptable output and life performance. The transmitter may be powered by a single 1.5V battery, rather...
US20110199857 Wide Seismic Source Systems  
A wide-azimuth marine seismic survey system according to one or more aspects of the present disclosure may include a streamer array; a first source towed from a first vessel; a second source towed...
US20130170321 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING TRANSDUCER PULSE TRANSITIONS IN ULTRASOUND IMAGING  
Methods and systems for transitioning a transducer voltage between a first voltage level and a second voltage level are provided. A method includes pulling a transducer voltage to the first voltage...
US20110292761 Method for building velocity models for imaging in multi-azimuth marine seismic surveys  
A programmable computer is used to perform the following. 3D seismic data sets, corresponding to each azimuth in seismic data obtained from a multi-azimuth marine seismic survey, are migrated in...
US20140180634 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.
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.
US20130155809 Method and Device for Managing the Acoustic Performances of a Network of Acoustic Nodes Arranged Along Towed Acoustic Linear Antennas  
A method and apparatus are provided for managing the acoustic performances of a network of acoustic nodes arranged along towed acoustic linear antennas. The network of acoustic nodes is adapted to...
US20120176861 SHOT SCHEDULING LIMITS FOR SEISMIC ACQUISITION WITH SIMULTANEOUS SOURCE SHOOTING  
According to an embodiment of the instant invention there is provided a method for collecting a blended source seismic survey that utilizes new approach to determining a random time separation...
US20130218012 Determining Material Stiffness Using Multiple Aperture Ultrasound  
Changes in tissue stiffness have long been associated with disease. Systems and methods for determining the stiffness of tissues using ultrasonography may include a device for inducing a...
US20140177389 Use of Lamb and SH Attenuations to Estimate Cement Vp and Vs in Cased Borehole  
A method of determining properties of a bonding material disposed outside of a casing in a borehole includes at least two of the following three pairs of operations: (1) inducing an acoustic wave...
US20140016434 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF CONTROLLING TOWING SPEED OF A SENSOR STREAMER  
Controlling towing speed of a sensor streamer. At least some of the of the embodiments are methods including: towing a sensor streamer through water at a towing speed; releasing interrogating...
US20130121114 Seismic Wave Emitting Device for Marine Seismic Acquisition and Method for Implementation Thereof  
The invention concerns a device for emitting seismic waves designed to operate by being towed by a vessel. The device of the invention comprises a support of elongated shape; at least one seismic...
US20130215712 Method for Assessing the Effectiveness of Modifying Transmissive Networks of Natural Reservoirs  
Described herein are various embodiments of methods and corresponding hardware and software that are configured to illuminate or image the permeability field around or near a well that is to be...
US20080137480 Method of Building a Subsurface Velocity Model  
A method is provided for building a subsurface velocity model from a plurality of bins of marine acquired seismic traces of the subsurface.
US20130336087 MARINE VIBRATOR SWEEPS  
Marine seismic survey using one or more marine seismic vibrators, where the vibrator sweep function is based on a quality requirement, which may be a final image quality requirement or an...
US20130016585 VARIABLE POWER FISH FINDER  
A device having a digital controller, a power amplifier, a sonar transducer, and a sonar receiver communicatively coupled to the digital controller. The digital controller provides a power control...
US20130176243 TOUCH-ENABLED REMOTE CONTROL  
A remote control device comprises a housing cover configured to mate with a touch-enabled surface configured to receive input gestures, and a battery holder disposed between the housing cover and...
US20120069703 SEISMIC STREAMER  
There is provided a solid seismic streamer cable for use in seismic surveying in marine environments. The streamer is characterised by a buffer layer 2 which is provided with a cut-out 50 and a...
US20100313659 SEISMIC STREAMER  
There is provided a solid seismic streamer cable for use in seismic surveying in marine environments. The streamer is characterised by a buffer layer 2 which is provided with a cut-out 50 and a...
US20140098632 Determining a Confidence Value for a Fracture Plane  
Systems, methods, and software can be used to determine a confidence value for a fracture plane. In some aspects, a subset of microseismic events associated with a fracture treatment of a...
US20110255368 Method for 2D and 3D electromagnetic field measurements using a towed marine electromagnetic survey system  
A method for acquiring electromagnetic data in at least two dimensions includes towing a first streamer cable behind a vessel in a body of water, the first streamer cable including a reference line...
US20090168599 IDENTIFYING THE Q-FACTOR USING MICROSEISMIC EVENT GENERATED S-CODA WAVES  
A method and system model of the formation and rock matrices in a well site. A microseismic event from a hydraulic fracture in a well bore is recorded at a monitoring well site. The S-coda wave...
US20090079199 ELECTRIC GENERATOR OPERATED BY RECIPROCATING WELLBORE PUMP AND MONITORING SYSTEM USED THEREWITH  
An electrical system for use with a sucker rod pump includes an electric generator configured to be operated by motion of a sucker rod string. The rod string is configured to transfer motive power...
US20140177386 VOLUMETRIC AND NON-VOLUMETRIC SOURCES-BASED SEISMIC SURVEY AND METHOD  
A seismic survey system for surveying a subsurface. The system includes a volumetric land source buried underground for generating P-waves; a non-volumetric land source buried underground for...
US20130077435 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR STREAMER POSITIONING DURING MARINE SEISMIC EXPLORATION  
Disclosed are apparatus and methods for streamer positioning during marine seismic exploration. In one embodiment, a designated location for each of one or more transponders is determined based on...
US20120314540 HOLLOW REBAR FOR CROSSHOLE SONIC LOGGING ACCESS TUBES AND LONGITUDINAL CONCRETE REINFORCING IN DRILLED SHAFTS  
Hollow rebar may be used for structural reinforcement in a drilled shaft and to provide access tubes for a sonic integrity testing probe. Rebar (short for reinforcing bar) is steel bar used as a...
US20130301390 OCCUPANCY SENSING WITH SELECTIVE EMISSION  
A method includes energizing an ultrasound driver to emit ultrasonic energy in a space, sensing ultrasonic energy within the space, determining an occupancy condition of the space in response to...
US20140204712 DOWNHOLE OPTICAL ACOUSTIC TRANSDUCERS  
A method of generating an acoustic signal in a subterranean well can include converting optical energy to acoustic energy downhole, thereby transmitting the acoustic signal through a downhole...
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...
US20110273960 ANTENNA FOR SEISMIC SURVEY WITH UNIFORM SPATIAL SAMPLING IN WAVELENGTH  
The present invention concerns a method and an antenna for active and/or passive seismic survey, such as a particular geometric layout of a plurality of vibration sensors, each one of adequate...
US20130315038 TECHNIQUES FOR ACOUSTIC MANAGEMENT OF ENTERTAINMENT DEVICES AND SYSTEMS  
Techniques for acoustic management of entertainment devices and systems are described. Various embodiments may include techniques for acoustically determining a location of a remote control or...
US20110005374 Restraint Device For Use in an Aquatic Environment  
A method and device for impeding the progress of a swimmer or a diver included a plurality of tendrils that can be launched into the path of a target and entangle the target.
US20140126330 COILED TUBING CONDITION MONITORING SYSTEM  
A system and techniques for acoustically establishing the onset of an emergent condition relative coiled tubing in a well. The system may include fiber optic line run through the coiled tubing for...
US20110044128 Marine Seismic Streamer with Increased Skin Stiffness  
An apparatus includes a streamer having one or more seismic data acquisition devices enclosed within a skin. The skin has a modulus of elasticity of at least 30 MPa to attenuate a flow noise.
US20130173056 Short-Range Sonar  
A short-range sonar assembly. The assembly includes a local controller operably connected to a processing device and configured to receive instructions from the processing device, a first...
US20100074052 INTERBED MULTIPLE PREDICTION  
A method and apparatus for predicting interbed multiples is described herein. Trace geometries may be generated for one or more desired shot-side traces, one or more desired receiver-side traces,...
US20110292767 DETERMINING A QUANTITY OF A GIVEN MATERIAL IN A SUBTERRANEAN STRUCTURE  
A profile is produced based on measured survey data, where the profile contains indications corresponding to refraction events at different depths in a subterranean structure. Based on the profile...
US20130028054 Ultrasonic membrane  
An ultrasonic membrane having ultrasonic transmission(s) over the surface area of the membrane with circuitry to control transmission(s), it can be made to any size but can also be connected to...
US20120163125 METHOD OF ULTRASOUND TELEMETRY FOR DRONES, WITH DISCRIMINATION OF SPURIOUS ECHOES EMANATING FROM ANOTHER DRONE  
The method comprises: a) the emission of an ultrasound burst repeated at a predetermined recurrence frequency; and b) after each emission and for the duration of a time frame (n−1, n, n+1, . . . )...