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8310585 Range finder and method for finding range  
Provided is a range finder. The range finder comprises a light-emitting unit, a light-receiving unit, a reflection mirror, an actuator, and a controller. The light-emitting unit emits a light...
8305259 Dual-band antenna array and RF front-end for mm-wave imager and radar  
The radar includes a PCB having a top surface and a bottom surface, and a processor mounted on the bottom surface of the PCB. The radar includes a second liquid crystal polymer layer formed on the...
8305257 Method and apparatus for coherent marine radar measurements of properties of ocean waves and currents  
A method and apparatus of determining a wave height directional spectrum of an ocean wave field using the intermediate-frequency (IF) signal from marine radars with a rotating antenna, using...
8299959 Apparatus and imaging method with synthetic aperture for determining an incident angle and/or a distance  
The invention relates to an imaging method with synthetic aperture for determining an incident angle and/or a distance of a sensor from at least one object in space, wherein at each of a number of...
8289129 Locating RFID tags  
A method and RFID tag for locating RFID tags. A passive RFID tag A receives a polling command transmitted from a RFID reader and addressed to another passive RFID tag B. The RFID tag A determines...
8289201 Method and apparatus for using non-linear ground penetrating radar to detect objects located in the ground  
A method and apparatus for detecting objects located underground. In one advantageous embodiment, a detection system detects objects having electrical non-linear characteristics located...
8290644 Method for aircraft landing assistance using GPS and MLS in case of calculated axial approach  
In a method for aiding aircraft landing using a GPS and an MLS within the context of a computed axial approach, the method uses coordinates of an azimuth antenna and/or of an elevation antenna as...
8279130 Microwave antenna for a level indicator  
Microwave antenna for a level indicator, with an antenna cavity having a radiating aperture which can be closed with an HF-permeable disk that is fixed in position within the antenna cavity by...
8279111 Distance measuring system  
A high-precision distance measuring with a reduced error in a distance measuring system which calculates a distance from an arrival time of each pulse signal constituting a pulse sequence is...
8279107 Radar vehicle detection system  
A radar parking detection system with a Ultra Wide Band (UWB) detection and transmission system including a hardened radar device placed in the vicinity of a parking space to be monitored by using...
8275497 Method and device for assisting in driving a vehicle  
A method and device for assisting in driving a vehicle, particularly a motor vehicle, having a surroundings detector for detecting at least a partial area of the surroundings of the vehicle, an...
8270905 Near-far sensing using frequency swept RSSI  
A method and apparatus for determining proximity of a headset relative to its base. A plurality of frequency swept RSSI signals are measured and processed to determine a near status or a far...
8269666 High frequency module for filling level measurements in the W-band  
A high-frequency module is for fill level measuring and for use at frequencies of more than 75 GHz. The high-frequency module comprises a microwave semiconductor, a printed circuit board and a...
8264396 Three dimensional noncontact motion sensor  
A non-contact motion sensor comprising a radar detector that includes a first antenna, a second antenna that is orthogonal to the first antenna and a third antenna that is orthogonal to the first...
8260319 Wireless transceiver  
The present invention relates to a method for determining a distance between a wireless transceiver and a wireless receiver arranged to communicate with each other in a wireless communication...
8260538 Vehicle-use collision mitigation apparatus  
The vehicle-use collision mitigation apparatus includes a function of calculating a TTC indicative of a time remaining before collision with a forward obstacle on the basis of the distance to this...
8260948 Enhanced controller utilizing RFID technology  
A radio frequency identification (RFID) component receives a data stream from at least one RFID tag. A controller can integrate and/or embed at least one of the following, 1) middleware that...
8248293 Method and device for the spatially resolved detection and reconstruction of objects by means of microwaves  
A method and a device for the spatially resolved detection and reconstruction of objects using microwaves is described, in which at least one object to be detected is subjected to microwaves that...
8244424 Database comprising topographical information on obstacles and method for generating one such database  
The invention relates to a database and a method of generating a database containing topographical information on obstacles distributed over a geographic area subdivided into cells. The method...
8232914 Radar apparatus  
A distance measuring apparatus comprising a transmission antenna to radiate a transmission radio wave; a reception antenna to receive a reflected signal from a target; an analog-to-digital...
8232913 Multilateration system and method  
A multilateration system and method includes a plurality of receiver stations for receiving signals from an aircraft, and a controller that derives the position of the aircraft by applying a...
8217831 System for determining relief on a granule filling surface in a petrochemical reactor  
The invention relates to a system for determining relief on a granule filling surface in a petrochemical reactor, the filling direction in which the reactor is filled defining a vertical...
8212713 Object detecting apparatus  
An object detecting apparatus including: an object detecting device that causes electromagnetic waves to be reflected from an object and receives the reflected waves to detect the object while...
8207886 Model-based tomographic reconstruction  
A model-based approach to estimating wall positions for a building is developed and tested using simulated data. It borrows two techniques from geophysical inversion problems, layer stripping and...
8199047 High-precision radio frequency ranging system  
Methods for estimating a distance between an originator and a transponder, methods for calculating a fine time adjustment in a radio, computer-readable storage media containing instructions to...
8195422 Measuring the distance between devices  
First and second devices having clocks which may have different clock rates. Obtaining a measure of the distance of propagation of a signal passing between the devices involves transmitting a...
8193968 Systems and methods for space situational awareness and space weather  
Systems and methods for detecting objects and weather in space are disclosed. A system for detecting an object in space and space weather includes at least one spacecraft, at least one radiation...
8193970 Processing of a radio-communication frame in a system comprising at least three radio transmitter/receiver devices  
The invention relates to a method of implementing operations involving the processing a radio-communication frame (CMF) in a system comprising at least three radio transmitter/receiver devices...
8188904 RF circuit with improved antenna matching  
In one embodiment, RF front-end circuit includes a tunable matching network having an input coupled to an RF interface port, a directional coupler with a first connection coupled to an RF input of...
8184038 Two-way ranging with inter-pulse transmission and reception  
Relatively short turnaround times are provided in conjunction with two-way ranging to, for example, facilitate accurate ranging measurements when the relative clock drift between ranging nodes...
8179304 Direct-current blocking circuit, hybrid circuit device, transmitter, receiver, transmitter-receiver, and radar device  
The invention relates to a direct-current blocking circuit, and a hybrid circuit device, a transmitter, a receiver, a transmitter-receiver and a radar device that have the direct-current blocking...
8179307 Method for the multipath passive radar processing of an FM opportunity signal  
A signal processing method performs operations of coherent processing making it possible notably to purge the useful signal of the spurious signals (in particular the reference signal and its...
8175615 Location identification of a mobile terminal by employing radio frequency identification  
The location of a mobile terminal may be determined in response to signals received from a plurality of RFIDs. Information from a plurality of RFIDs for determining a location of a mobile terminal...
8174434 Method and device for determining a distance to a target object  
An apparatus and a method for determining a distance (r) to a target object (200) proposes transmitting electromagnetic waves in the form of a transmission signal (120a) by a transmitter (111a),...
8169359 Pulse doppler radar device  
A judging and controlling part 110 comprises an operation mode judging unit 111, a pulse width selecting unit 112, and a band limiting width selecting unit 113, wherein the operation mode judging...
8170824 System and method for determining distance with precision in the presence of multipath interference  
Various aspects of the present invention are shown and described, each of which has stand alone utility in a navigated medical environment. A receiver position calibration system and method...
8169361 Electronically scanned radar system  
A sampled beat signal RD is split into a plurality of short-time data SD in the time direction, for each of antenna elements. Interference component frequency of an interference wave is detected...
8165728 Method and system for providing a GPS-based position  
A cooperative engagement group-position determining system employs a group of at least three cooperative units, for example a group of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV's), with each unit including a...
8165248 Wireless distance measurement system and wireless terminal  
A wireless distance measurement system and wireless terminal improve the accuracy of distance measurement when the UWB communication scheme is used. In wireless terminal 200, a route of signals...
8159367 Methods for noise validated phase ranging RFID location  
A method and apparatus for validating a distance output of a phase ranging RFID location system, based upon the phase readings included in data sets obtained from monitoring reply signals...
8159386 Method for ascertaining and monitoring fill level of a medium in a container by a travel time measuring method  
A method for ascertaining and monitoring fill level of a medium in a container by means of a field device by a travel time measuring method, wherein transmission signals are transmitted in the...
8159385 Conductive line communication apparatus and conductive line radar system and method  
A conductive line radar comprising at least one signal surface wave launcher, which comprises a signal surface wave transceiver, which is physically attached to a power line. The signal surface...
8153943 Tornado detection network  
A tornado disarming network includes a command center, tornado detection systems, and tornado busting missile launch sites in communications with the command center. Tornado busting missiles are...
8154436 Object detection  
An object is detected by generating a m-ary primary signal having an irregular sequence of states. Each transition results in the transmission of a pulse encoded according to the type of...
8154438 Registration of latitude/longitude coordinates using range detection sensors and digital nautical charts  
The present invention can find the exact location anywhere in the nautical world (latitude/longitude coordinates) by correlating or matching radar returns with maps produced by a digital nautical...
8149161 Method and system for azimuthal containment using largest gap method  
A maximum gap method and system provide for identifying a space sector within which a system capable of engaging an object, should search for the object. A detector system that may be a radar or...
8138967 Multilateration system and method  
A multilateration system and method includes a plurality of receiver stations for receiving signals from an aircraft, and a controller that derives the position of the aircraft by applying a...
8138961 Step frequency ISAR  
A step frequency inverse synthetic aperture radar (ISAR) includes a transmitter configured to transmit a transmission pulse at a transmission frequency to a near earth object (NEO), the...
8140045 Semiconductor device  
A semiconductor device is provided with a power supply circuit having a function to generate a power supply voltage from a wireless signal and an A/D converter circuit having a function to detect...
8138968 Unattended ground sensor system and methods  
A High Performance Unattended Ground Sensor (HiPer-UGS) system and methods comprising low-power fully functional and independent radar-nodes that communicate directly with a remote radar...