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9035647 Encoder  
An encoder is configured for detection of rotational movement of a rotatable shaft in relation to a part of a machine, and a method is provided for generating a reference signal by an encoder.
9030194 Position encoder apparatus  
A scanning device for a position encoder is provided that comprises a plurality of sensor elements for generating a plurality of sensor signals. A summation unit is also provided for generating at...
9030191 Sensor subassembly for a vehicle and device for measuring rotational movements of a wheel bearing  
A sensor subassembly for a vehicle has at least one sensor unit arranged in a cap-shaped plastic part. The cap-shaped plastic part is carried by a retaining bush and seals off the retaining bush...
9013197 Chip on glass substrate and method for measuring connection resistance of the same  
A chip on glass substrate includes a substrate, first, second, and third pads that are arranged on the substrate and that are electrically connected to an IC device, and first to fourth conductive...
9013170 Lightning current detection sensor  
The present invention has an object to provide a lightning current detection sensor that has a configuration resistant to high voltage and high current in a lightning strike and has high...
8981764 Rolling bearing sensor with anti-rotational means  
A rolling bearing sensor, especially a rotational speed sensor, having a housing and a signal pick-up which is arranged in the housing in a manner secured against rotation and is arranged, with...
8957669 Magnet and holder assembly having improved rotational and axial stability  
A magnet held in a magnet holder is constrained against radial or axial instability, or against both, by a shape on either component in contact with complementary shape on the other component, the...
8950944 Instrumented bearing  
This instrumented bearing comprises a bearing and a sensor unit for sensing the angular position of the rotatable ring with respect to the fixed ring of the bearing, an encoder element which is...
8941375 Contactless detection apparatus and method for detecting a rotation direction  
A contactless detection apparatus has a first magnet ring, a second magnet ring, a first magnetic sensor, a second magnetic sensor and a controller. The two magnet rings are respectively mounted...
8896301 Portable electronic device adapted to compensate for gyroscope bias  
According to one aspect, there is provided a method for compensating for gyroscope bias on a portable electronic device having a gyroscope, and at least one of an accelerometer and a magnetometer....
8890512 Visual indicator device for proximity sensor  
A device for visually indicating a change in the operational state of a proximity sensor. The device includes a transparent housing having a cavity and a magnet device for generating a magnetic...
8836322 Method and system of a sensor interface having dynamic automatic gain control dependent on speed  
Embodiments of the invention described herein provide a magnetic sensor interface capable of adjusting signal conditioning dynamically using a speed signal of a target such that the true positive...
8773124 Magnetic-field sensor  
An embodiment of a magnetic-field sensor includes a magnetic-field sensor arrangement and a magnetic body which has, for example, a non-convex cross-sectional area with regard to a cross-sectional...
8736260 Magnetic field sensor and associated method that can establish a measured threshold value and that can store the measured threshold value in a memory device  
A magnetic field sensor includes a true power on state (TPOS) detector for which a measured threshold value is stored prior to power down and recalled upon power up. A corresponding method is...
8710825 Method and system of a sensor interface having dynamic automatic gain control  
Embodiments of the invention described herein provide a magnetic sensor interface capable of adjusting signal conditioning dynamically such that the true positive and negative peaks of the input...
8710833 Contactless electrical connector for an induction sensor, and sensor including such a connector  
An electrical connector between an induction sensor and a cable for transmitting a signal provided by the sensor, including a current transformer with a primary coil and a mechanism for...
8686720 Motion sensor, method, and computer-readable storage medium providing a motion sensor with a validated output signal from the motion sensor  
A motion sensor has an output protocol processor configured to provide a validated output signal after a determined time period, wherein the determined time period is extended if a vibration is...
8664944 Angle measuring system and method for producing an angle measuring system  
An angle measuring system includes a first component group and a second component group, the first component group being mounted in a manner allowing rotation about an axis relative to the second...
8648589 Magnetoresistive sensor employing nitrogenated Cu/Ag under-layers with (100) textured growth as templates for CoFe, CoFeX, and Co2(MnFe)X alloys  
A magnetoresistive sensor that has a free layer with a face centered cubic, 100 crystal orientation formed on an underlayer structure that has been deposited in the presence of nitrogen. The free...
8624588 Apparatus and method for providing an output signal indicative of a speed of rotation and a direction of rotation as a ferromagnetic object  
An apparatus and a method provide an output signal indicative of a speed of rotation and a direction of rotation of a ferromagnetic object capable of rotating. A variety of signal formats of the...
8613347 Arrangement of a brake disc on a wheel hub  
An arrangement of a brake disc on a wheel hub, in particular a hub of a utility vehicle, having multiple support elements distributed on the inner circumference of the brake disc which correspond...
8575924 Magnetic field sensor element  
A sensor unit with at least one magnetic field sensor element, at least one application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) and at least one magnet are arranged in a capsule housing on at least one...
8558542 Magnetic detector and input device using the same  
A magnetic detector includes a detecting section having a surface facing a magnetic body which moves and emits a magnetic flux. The detecting section includes plural magnetic sensors for detecting...
8540431 Sensor-equipped bearing for wheel  
A sensor-equipped wheel support bearing assembly includes a sensor unit provided in an outer member, which serves as a stationary member. The sensor unit has a strain generator and a sensor for...
8531182 Control system and method for providing position measurement with redundancy for safety checking  
A control system for use in safety critical human/machine control interfaces is described, more particularly a joystick type control system and particularly a joystick type control system...
8493017 Electrical drive with switchable coil sections  
The invention relates to an electrical drive having a motor with a rotor and a stationary stator, which has a coil arrangement, and having a motor controller for controlling the motor, with the...
8450996 Motion sensor, method, and computer-readable storage medium providing a motion sensor with a magnetic field sensing element for generating a magnetic field signal and a state processor to identify a plurality of states corresponding to ranges of values of the magnetic field signal having a reduced amount of state chatter  
A motion sensor has a magnetic field sensing element for generating a magnetic field signal and a state processor to identify a plurality of states corresponding to ranges of signal values of the...
8436606 Rotation detector  
A rotation detector includes a first distance sensor disposed to face a rotating body with a gear portion formed non-parallel to a rotation axis for continuously measuring a distance from the gear...
8432158 Apparatus and method for determining speed and direction of slotted targets utilizing dual magnetic sensor packaging  
A magnetic sensing apparatus and method that determines the speed and direction of gears or slotted targets. A magnet can be placed proximate to the slotted target to create a magnetic field. An...
8427135 Directional speed sensing systems and methods  
A directional speed sensor comprises first and second Hall-effect modules. The first Hall-effect module outputs a first current pulse for a first predetermined period when a tooth of a toothed...
8378673 Derailleur cable detecting assembly for an electric-auxiliary bicycle  
A derailleur cable detecting assembly for an electric-auxiliary bicycle has a body and a detecting device. The body is mounted on a frame of the electric-auxiliary bicycle, is connected to a...
8378665 Rotation sensor-equipped bearing device for wheel  
A rotation sensor equipped wheel support bearing assembly detects rotational speed and rotational direction, in which a high resolution rotation signal is utilized in various vehicle controls with...
8339127 Rotation sensor unit  
In a rotation sensor unit, a lid 6 is pressed against a housing 2 to push an outer race 11 of a rolling bearing 1, thereby applying a preload to the bearing 1 and increasing the rigidity of the...
8330451 Sensor for measuring rotational speeds as well as for the simultaneous determination of direction of rotation  
A measurement of a lower and a higher speed of rotation is taking place via the inductive sensor. A sensor unit, which comprises a pulse generator, a transmitter side and a receiver side, is used...
8330453 Current detection apparatus  
The invention concerns a current detection apparatus for detection of a current flowing through a conductor (1) by detection of a magnetic field surrounding the conductor. The current detection...
8297848 Magnetic encoder and rolling bearing  
The magnetic encoder (17) includes a slinger (18) fixed to a rotation-side raceway ring of a bearing and including an outer side surface (22) opposed to the side of a sensor to detect rotation...
8258782 Angle detecting apparatus and angle detecting method  
An angle detecting apparatus includes a rotor fixed to a rotating shaft, a pair of magnetic sensors arranged close to the outer periphery of the rotor so as to have a difference in angle (π/2)...
8253410 Protective system for a multiple channel transformer probe  
The invention provides a transformer probe for sensing movement of a body of magnetic material, having multiple output channels wherein the output in each output channel is substantially...
8253413 System that obtains a switching point with the encoder in a static position  
A system including an encoder, multiple sensing elements and control logic. The encoder has a pole pitch and is configured to rotate in a direction of rotation. The multiple sensing elements are...
8248062 Rotational direction detector and method for determining the direction of rotation of a wheel  
A rotational direction detector is specified which is provided for mounting to a circumferential segment of a wheel having at least one sensor, wherein a change in the output signal of the sensor...
8248064 Inductive speed detector  
A device for inductive speed detection includes two planar coils which are arranged offset at a given distance from a pulse wheel and in the rotational direction of the pulse wheel, and are each...
8237431 Wheel speed sensor  
A speed sensor assembly includes a bearing having a first race, a second race, a plurality of ball bearings separating the first race from the second race, and a tone wheel coupled to the second...
8191973 Method for the creation of a pole wheel/wheel hub connection and arrangement thereof  
A method of forming a pole wheel connected to a wheel hub of a motor vehicle and a corresponding apparatus are described. A magnetically permeable, prefabricated pole wheel is placed in a mold for...
8193748 Integrated brushless DC motor and controller  
An integrated brushless DC motor and controller including a brushless DC motor having a rotating shaft with a 2 pole permanent magnet affixed to the shaft for rotation thereby in a plane...
8188729 Rolling bearing with a rotation sensor  
In a magnetic sensor 7, a tubular duct 9a for output cables 12 is formed integrally with a sensor housing 9, provided with an opening 14 having a uniform width from a proximal end to a distal end...
8174257 Wheel bearing device with rotation detector  
A wheel support bearing assembly for supporting a wheel, which assembly includes an outer member having rolling surfaces and serving as a stationary member; an inner member having rolling...
8169214 Angular position sensor  
An angular position sensor and method that relies on a stationary circular array of Hall sensors and a rotatable circular array of magnets arranged about a common axis. A periodic and simultaneous...
8148974 Pulse generator wheel, preferably for shafts, and method for manufacturing such a pulse generator wheel  
A pulse generator wheel has a cylindrical wall provided with windows distributed about a circumference of the cylindrical wall and closed axially at a first end by a ring. The ring is made of...
8120352 Device for self-adjusting and method for arranging an impulse transmitter in relation to a rotor  
An apparatus for self-adjustment of, and a method for disposing, a pulse-type rotation speed transducer in relation to a rotor are described. The pulse-type rotation speed transducer has a...
8115477 Shaft speed sensor with analog output  
A 2-wire, loop-powered shaft rotational speed sensor device that outputs a 4-20 mA current in response to the shaft rotational speed. The device is comprised of a sensor (e.g., magnetic, optical)...