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8881390 Process for installing wiring, electrical boxes, and receptacles or switches simultaneously  
A process for installing electrical box, wiring, and receptacles or switch simultaneously that allows electricians to perform all 3 tasks at one time without the need to return to install...
8881416 Assembly and method for taping walls for painting stripes and patterns  
Assemblies and methods for applying painter's tape to a wall for painting stripes and patterns on the wall wherein the assembly has a first elongated body defining a first straight outer edge and a...
8881415 Solar system alignment tool and method  
An alignment tool for aligning torque tubes of the solar collection system can include a rigid body member and two laterally extending alignment arms. Optionally, the alignment arms can include...
8881420 Method and apparatus for measuring an opening  
There is disclosed an apparatus and a method for measuring an opening dimension. The apparatus may comprise a handle or a handle mounting portion and a rod holder adjustably attached to the handle...
8881414 Inclination measurement devices and methods of use  
Downhole tools are provided for measuring the inclination of a portion of a drill string. In certain embodiments, downhole tools for measuring inclination comprise a catch system for measuring...
8881418 Mechancial spacing apparatus  
A mechanical spacing apparatus for placement between a vertical dry wall member and a horizontal flooring panel. The flooring panel and the dry-wall member meet at right angles. The spacing...
8886494 Electronic device and method of optimizing measurement paths  
A method of optimizing measurement paths analyzes one or more measurement points for each of the measurement elements of a product and generates relation arrays, each of the relation arrays storing...
8881412 Survey setting point indicating device and surveying system  
A survey setting point indicating device comprises a prism device 5 and a support member, and in the survey setting point indicating device, said prism device comprises a laser emitting device 16...
8881413 Staff for electronic level  
A staff for electronic level comprises a substrate where a short-range barcode 14 is engraved, and in the staff for electronic level, said short-range barcode is a barcode obtained by scaling down...
8875408 Measuring staff  
A measuring staff (10) has a upper section (11) including a first elongated member (12) which can carry in a fixed position therealong a laser detector of a laser leveling system or a sighting...
8876736 Cervical sizing devices and related kits and methods  
This disclosure relates to cervical sizing devices and related kits and methods. In some aspects, a cervical sizing device includes an elongate arm and a member positioned at a distal end region of...
8875410 Measuring device for a telescopic handling arm  
A measuring device for a telescopic handling arm, in which the telescopic handling arm includes at least two elements (1, 2) that are mounted to slide relative to each other, includes measuring...
8875409 Coordinate measurement machines with removable accessories  
A portable articulated arm coordinate measuring machine for measuring the coordinates of an object in space is provided. The AACMM includes a base and a arm portion having an opposed first end and...
8875411 Cylindrical ruler  
The cylindrical ruler is an elongated, hollow, cylindrical tube of known diameter having an axial slit extending the length of the tube. Indicia defining a circumferential scale are disposed around...
8880373 Accurate magnetic compass in mobile electronic device  
Methods and apparatus are described herein for calibration and correction of non-constant sensor errors, and in particular non-constant compass errors, that are based in part on changing software...
8875407 Vehicle service system optical target assembly calibration  
A machine vision vehicle wheel alignment system for acquiring measurements associated with a vehicle. The system includes at least one imaging sensor having a field of view and at least one optical...
8869411 Rotating laser device having an inclined laser plane and a method for aligning a rotating laser device  
A rotating laser device and method is disclosed. The laser device includes a laser unit, which generates a laser beam, a leveling device, which aligns the laser beam in a horizontal plane which is...
8869414 Reference setting tool for measuring shape of side face spline, shape measuring device using the same, and shape measuring method using the same  
A reference setting tool for measuring a shape of a side face spline is used to measure the shape of driven teeth that are formed on an axial end face of a vehicle hub unit and that are meshed with...
8874407 System for determination of downhole position  
A measurement means for a downhole tool for determining the orientation of the axis of a downhole tool in relation to true north. It includes a gyro sensor capable of measuring angular rate, a...
8870794 Devices and methods for cervix measurement  
A device for measuring a length of a cervix includes an elongate measurement member extending along a longitudinal axis and including a measurement scale thereon, a hollow member coaxial with and...
8869413 Forklift/material handling fork level indicator  
Forklift and material handling procedures involve many safety, productivity, and efficiency constraints. Foremost among these is the inability of equipment operators to accurately determine the...
RE45211 Surface sensing device with optical sensor  
A surface sensing device for use in position determining apparatus has an elongate stylus (74) with a tip (82) for scanning the surface of a workpiece to be measured. Lateral displacements of the...
8874406 Optical measurement system  
A system for measurement of spatial coordinates and/or orientation of a probe, comprising a first spatial direction sensor associated with a pattern of targets with known positions relative to each...
8869410 Marking device  
A marking device, designed to mark teeth, to position orthodontic brackets at an optimum level (though it can also be used to mark other things). The invention also relates to a method of marking...
8869412 Work-tool positioning system and method  
One embodiment includes a positioning device configured to couple with a first work-tool device coupling portion, receive an indication of coupling with a first work-tool, detect a first leveling...
8869416 Measuring method and system  
A system and method for measuring concentricity between a first component and a second component is provided. The system includes a fixture having a first spring element and a second spring...
8869417 Integrated line and curve drawing templates for cloth stitching  
The embodiments of the present invention provide a wide variety of integrated and compact templates of the parallel lines and multi-radius curves drawing for cloth stitching. The integrated...
8870511 Book binding apparatus  
The present invention relates to a binding apparatus (10) for facilitating placement of a book block (44) in relation to a cover (16). The cover (16) has front and back panels (28 and 32) for...
8869415 Foldable portable wall-mounted height measuring device to measure the height of a person, and a stamped recordation of the date the height measurement was taken  
A portable foldable height measuring device which can be removably mounted to a vertical surface such as a wall in order to measure the height growth of a person, primarily a child, to determine...
8863396 Rotary laser device and method for controlling a laser beam  
A rotary laser device and method is disclosed. The rotary laser device includes a laser device, which generates a laser beam, a rotating device, which moves the laser device at least partially...
8863397 Combination gauge for measuring the thickness of roofing shingles, metal roofing panels, and vinyl siding  
A gauge is provided for measuring the thickness of roofing shingles and vinyl siding. The gauge includes a main body having at least two elongated slots, one slot functioning to receive and measure...
8864327 Illumination device for use with survey level rod and method of use  
A laser readable surveying rod is provided with adjustable lighting elements. More specifically, lighting elements, such as LED lights are provided along a length of a surveying rod such that laser...
8863398 Feature-based coordinate reference  
A method and system for creating a feature-based coordinate reference is provided. In one aspect, a system comprises a first, second, and third feature location block configured to engage a first,...
8863399 Tape measure  
A tape measure includes a housing assembly defining a cavity and a tape port. A measuring tape is selectively extendable and retractable from the tape port. The measuring tape includes a spool...
8863371 Positioning system and method for automated alignment and connection of components  
A system for aligning and connecting components including a support structure and a measuring apparatus coupled to the support structure. The measuring apparatus is arranged to spatially analyze a...
8868375 Generation of a floor plan  
Data, including a plurality of spatial positions of a device that moves through the space, at least some of the positions being positions along the boundary, is accessed; a physical measurement of...
8857070 Device for determining the angular position of a pivotable compressor guide vane  
A device for determining the angular position of a compressor guide vane pivotable about the longitudinal axis thereof disposed in a compressor, associated with a synchronously rotating, flat...
8861975 Interconnect for a data storage system  
The invention provides an interconnect for a data storage system, to enable optical communication between a data storage device and a backplane to which the data storage device is in use to be...
8857069 Tilt detecting device and laser surveying instrument  
The present invention provides a tilt detecting device (1), comprising a first tilt sensor (2) for detecting a tilting with respect to direction of gravity with high accuracy, a second tilt sensor...
8858469 Determining the offset of the head part of an orthopaedic joint prosthesis stem component  
A method of determining the offset of the head part of an orthopaedic joint prosthesis stem component, relative to the neck of the stem part on which the head part can be fitted, involves obtaining...
8857068 Rotary laser irradiating system and rotary laser system  
A rotary laser irradiating system, comprising a light emitting unit (41, 42) for emitting a laser beam, a rotator for forming a reference plane by projecting the laser beam by rotary irradiation, a...
8850710 Interconnectable construction level system  
The present invention is a construction level system having interconnectable level sections and attachments that can be stored in a carrying bag. Each level section has a construction level and a...
8850711 Mounting device of a length measuring system  
A mounting device for mounting a length measuring system extending in a measurement direction, the mounting device including a basic body, a steadying device attached to the basic body and a...
8852192 Method and apparatus for osteochondral autograft transplantation  
A surgical procedure for preparing a graft for insertion in an opening in a human body, according to which a mold is formed in the opening and transferred from the opening to a position adjacent a...
8844147 Tilt-angle compensated steering wheel angle gauge  
An alignment tool for a steering wheel, where the steering wheel is mounted on a steering column and the tool is configured to attach to the steering wheel. The tool includes a wheel orientation...
8844440 Aperture marking system and method of marking surface  
A marking system for cutting an aperture for pipe clearance has a pipe and a pipe stamp. A stamp posterior side has a posterior aperture fluidly connected to an interior cavity. A first rubber...
8844150 Measuring machine provided with a block of concrete having the function of foundation or machine bed, and method for compensating the measuring errors due to deformations of the block  
A co-ordinate measuring machine comprising a block of concrete with function of foundation or machine bed, and a plurality of linear deformation sensors embedded in the block or applied thereto and...
8844148 Direction determining method and apparatus using a triaxial electronic compass  
A method of determining a direction of a triaxial electronic compass oriented in a specific direction by using the triaxial electronic compass and an inclination sensor, the method includes...
8844153 Micrometer  
A micrometer includes: a displacement detector that detects a displacement of a spindle; a display device that is rotatably attached to a fixed sleeve; and a control device that controls the...
8844152 Position measuring instrument, scale, and method for producing a scale  
A method a scale having an inductively scannable graduation, the scale including a sequence of graduation elements disposed in a measuring direction and a layer stack including a succession of...