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US20120239332 BUILDING PERPENDICULARITY TESTING AND ADJUSTMENT  
Tracking a person in a building can be performed by obtaining a building layout with respect to a surrounding geography and tracking movement of the person using a monitoring device carried by the...
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A mobile computer may use building information to determine its indoor location or position. The mobile computer determines the dimensions of a room in a building using range determination or a...
US20150051866 METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING PHASOR MEASUREMENT UNIT PLACEMENT  
A method for optimizing phasor measurement unit placement includes two phase, calculating a degree of each node of a power system; selecting a node with maximum degree as a center and propagate to...
US20150106024 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING IMPLANT POSITION AND ORIENTATION  
A method for determining implant position and orientation comprises generating a plurality of predetermined criteria associated with a surgical procedure. The plurality of predetermined criteria...
US20090299684 Method for calibrating cameras installed on vehicle  
A method for calibrating vehicle cameras is simplified by providing painted patterns on a road surface and by capturing those patterns by the cameras to be calibrated. According to a predefined...
US20120053834 Cordless inertial vehicle navigation  
Inertial navigation systems for wheeled vehicles with constrained motion degrees of freedom are described.
US20140297220 VEHICULAR OCCUPANCY ASSESSMENT  
Systems, devices, and techniques are provided for occupancy assessment of a vehicle. For one or more occupants of the vehicle, the occupancy assessment establishes position and/or identity for...
US20130275081 Elevator Rope Sway Estimation  
A method and a system determine a position of at least one sway sensor in an elevator system for sensing a lateral motion of an elevator rope between a first boundary location and a second...
US20130268232 Informative Display for Statistical Positioning System  
System and method for providing informative display for statistical positioning system are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a statistical distribution of user locations...
US20110202306 Adjustable Virtual Reality System  
Disclosed are virtual reality systems, in particular immersive virtual reality systems, their parts, construction and use. The systems and/or parts thereof may be used by adults or children, and...
US20110029279 METHOD FOR POSITION-CALIBRATION OF A DIGGING ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRIC MINING SHOVELS  
The present invention relates generally to the field of positioning mechanical equipment, and particularly to the likes of mechanical excavation and electric mining shovels. In one embodiment,...
US20150049325 Wearable user-controlled obstacle identification and notification system for hands-free navigation  
An obstacle identification and notification system comprised of a wearable item 10 upon which sensor(s) 12 are mounted. The sensor(s) 12 gather information about obstacles in the environment. The...
US20130238280 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NORTH FINDING  
A payload including a gimbal assembly and gyro assembly that includes a gyro assembly control associated with the gyro assembly and operable to trigger the gyro assembly to obtain deviation...
US20120038630 Method for Measuring the Perception of Spatial Orientation of a Person  
A method for measuring the perception of spatial orientation of a person comprising the steps of: modifying a first non visual frame of reference and providing a second non visual frame of...
US20110191058 LOCATING EQUIPMENT COMMUNICATIVELY COUPLED TO OR EQUIPPED WITH A MOBILE/PORTABLE DEVICE  
Locating and/or marking equipment, such as a locate transmitter or locate receiver, a marking device, or a combined locate and marking device, may be communicatively coupled to and/or equipped...
US20140122017 FLUORESCENT SOCKET CONNECTOR HAVING BEACON MODULE FOR INDOOR POSITIONING, AND INDOOR POSITIONING SYSTEM USING THE SAME  
A fluorescent socket connector having a beacon module for indoor positioning and an indoor positioning system using the same are provided. The fluorescent socket connector includes a power supply...
US20140088915 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ASSIGNING MEASURING POINTS TO A SET OF FIXED POINTS  
Assigning measuring points to fixed points includes calculating fixed point distances between fixed points in a fixed point coordinate system; determining coordinates of measuring points in a...
US20110119024 METHOD OF ESTIMATING POSITION OF MOBILE NODE IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK  
There is provided a method for estimating a position of a mobile node in a wireless sensor network. The method includes estimating a frequency offset between anchor nodes and estimating a...
US20140350885 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EVALUATING SATELLITE POSITIONING QUALITY  
A method for evaluating satellite positioning quality and a satellite receiver are disclosed. Satellite information is obtained from one or more satellites of the set of satellites. The satellite...
US20140188428 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DEFINING A PROBE CONFIGURATION USING A PROBE CONFIGURATION TOOL  
A method for defining a probe configuration using an interactive probe configuration tool is provided. The probe configuration tool comprises a shaft icon displayed on the probe configuration...
US20120059622 LOCATION SYSTEM FOR STREET LIGHT MONITORING  
A street light monitoring system has a small fraction of the street lights in the system being anchor nodes that are configured to detect and store their own actual fixed position, thereby acting...
US20150100269 AUTOMATED LOCALIZATION FOR GNSS DEVICE  
Systems and methods for performing automated localization are provided. In one example method, a plurality of coordinates representing positions of a plurality of locations may be received. The...
US20120150354 MACHINE TOOL CALIBRATION METHOD  
A machine tool that includes a first part that is moveable relative to a second part. The first part of the machine tool includes a calibration device having at least a first calibration artefact...
US20130110452 PERMANENT SYSTEM FOR 3D LOCATION OF AN INDIVIDUAL MOVING INSIDE A BUILDING  
A system for accurately locating and positioning a person moving or standing still inside a hostile or severely damaged environment. For a person walking through any given environment, the...
US20120310591 TRACKING A BODY BY NONLINEAR AND NON-GAUSSIAN PARAMETRIC FILTERING  
A general framework for parametric filters is based on belief condensation (BC), which can cope with highly nonlinear and non-Gaussian system models. The methodology exploits the specific...
US20150204900 MULTI SENSOR POSITION AND ORIENTATION MEASUREMENT SYSTEM  
A system combines contributions from various sensors to obtain an object's position, velocity, or orientation.
US20140074425 SYSTEM FOR REMOTELY SWINGING A GOLF CLUB  
A method, system, and computer program product for remote golf club swinging is provided. The method can include receiving in a robotic golf club swing fixture from a remote operator over a...
US20120010504 WEIGHT SCALE WITH ULTRASOUND IMAGING FOR ANKLE DISPLACEMENT MEASUREMENT  
A device for correlating trend data with respect to a patient's weight ankle displacement can identify conditions indicative of congestive heart failure. A weight scale or similar device coupled...
US20120221292 METHOD OF ASSISTING THE PLACEMENT OF CONSTRUCTION ELEMENTS OF A CIVIL ENGINEERING WORK  
This method of assisting the placement of construction elements of a civil engineering work, comprises: the adjustment (108) of the orientation of each construction element as a function of a...
US20130090890 ABSOLUTE POSITION MEASURING DEVICE AND METHOD  
Two similar incremental sensors, one with 2N+1 spatial periods or pitches over a range of 2R, or N+0.5 pitches over a range of R, and the other with 2N−1 pitches over the range of 2R, or N−0.5...
US20130245988 MACHINE FOR MOUNTING LEDS TO A CIRCUIT BOARD  
A mounting machine for mounting LEDs on predetermined positions of a circuit board. The circuit board includes two positioning points. Each LED includes an optical identification point. The...
US20120245839 METHODS OF ATTITUDE AND MISALIGNMENT ESTIMATION FOR CONSTRAINT FREE PORTABLE NAVIGATION  
The present disclosure relates to methods of enhancing a navigation solution about a device and a platform, wherein the mobility of the device may be constrained or unconstrained within the...
US20130006573 REDUCING POWER CONSUMPTION OR ERROR OF DIGITAL COMPASS  
Example methods, apparatuses, or articles of manufacture are disclosed herein that may be utilized, in whole or in part, to facilitate or support one or more operations or techniques for reducing...
US20110178762 Portable Articulated Arm Coordinate Measuring Machine with Multiple Communication Channels  
A portable articulated arm coordinate measuring machine (AACMM) with multiple communication channels that includes a manually positionable articulated arm portion having opposed first and second...
US20130325385 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING ALTITUDE IN PORTABLE TERMINAL  
A method of measuring an altitude in a portable terminal is provided. The method includes receiving a reference altitude from an information providing device fixed and installed at a certain...
US20110119023 METHOD AND SYSTEM TO SENSE RELATIVE PARTIAL-POSE INFORMATION USING A SHAPE SENSOR  
A shape-sensing segment traverses through at least a portion of a kinematic chain of a tele-operated slave surgical instrument in a tele-operated minimally-invasive surgical system. The...
US20110307124 Automated Geo-Fence Boundary Configuration and Activation  
A geo-fence is defined and established automatically based on a current location of an asset along with some range or distance, avoiding the need for a user to manually specify a location by...
US20110054834 DETERMINING USER COMPASS ORIENTATION FROM A PORTABLE DEVICE  
Apparatus and methods are provided for determining a person's compass orientation from data generated by one or more sensors embedded within a portable device transported by the person. Such...
US20120319850 CATENARY SAFETY MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A safety monitoring system for a catenary system that includes an overhead wire, a support pole and a counterweight attached to the end of the overhead wire and suspended by the support pole. The...
US20110246131 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MEASURING SHAFT DEFLECTION IN A WIND TURBINE  
A measurement system and a method for measuring a net deflection of a shaft in a wind turbine are disclosed. The measurement system includes at least one first sensor positioned proximate a first...
US20150260512 BASEBALL PITCH QUALITY DETERMINATION METHOD AND APPARATUS  
The disclosure provides for systems and methods for determining a pitch rating for a pitch in baseball. The pitch rating can be configured to be indicative of a quality of breaking and...
US20110238365 Diffraction Based Overlay Linearity Testing  
An empirical diffraction based overlay (eDBO) measurement of an overlay error is produced using diffraction signals from a plurality of diffraction based alignment pads from an alignment target....
US20110082655 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MONITORING LIFT USAGE  
Methods and systems for lift monitoring are described. In one embodiment, a first operation signal may be received from a first relay coupled to an electro-mechanical patient lift when the...
US20140081538 LIFTING DEVICE EFFICIENT LOAD DELIVERY, LOAD MONITORING, COLLISION AVOIDANCE, AND LOAD HAZARD AVOIDANCE  
A lifting device sensor unit comprising a housing, a load monitor, and a wireless transceiver. The housing is configured to removably couple about a load line of a lifting device. The load monitor...
US20120013881 Method and Apparatus for Determining an Overlay Error  
A method of determining an overlay error. Measuring an overlay target having process-induced asymmetry. Constructing a model of the target. Modifying the model, e.g., by moving one of the...
US20120209554 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THREE DIMENSION LOCATION DETERMINATION  
The location of an asset can be determined in three dimensions using pressure data from reference sensors in combination with conventional two-dimensional location technology, such as GPA or TDOA....
US20120303316 Method of Dynamically Adjusting Threshold Values and Related Electronic Device  
A method of dynamically adjusting threshold values for an electronic device is disclosed. The method comprises setting the base proximity value to a maximum proximity value; polling a detected...
US20120290254 INDOOR LOCALIZATION OF MOBILE DEVICES  
Aspects of the present disclosure relate generally to indoor localization, for example, where GPS or other localization signals are unavailable. More specifically, aspects relate to using a...
US20110276307 Method and System for Registering an Object with a Probe Using Entropy-Based Motion Selection and Rao-Blackwellized Particle Filtering  
A probe is registered with an object by probing the object with the probe at multiple poses, wherein each pose of the probe includes a location and an orientation. A probability distribution of a...
US20120197612 PORTABLE WIRELESS DEVICE FOR MONITORING NOISE  
Embodiments of the invention relate to generating a noise model for a given environment. According to one embodiment of the invention, sounds occurring within the given environment over a given...