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8138963 Method for detecting targets using space-time adaptive processing and shared knowledge of the environment  
A method detects a target in a radar signal using space-time adaptive processing. A test statistic is T=maxα⁢maxλ⁢∫R⁢f1⁡(x0,x1,…⁢,xK❘α,λ,R)⁢p⁡(R)⁢⁢ⅆRmaxλ⁢∫R⁢f0⁡(x 0,x1,…⁢,xK❘λ,R)⁢p⁡(R)⁢⁢ⅆR, where...
8135537 Route data base generation procedures and systems, processes and products relating thereto  
A route data base generating system avoids GPS satellite signals sources for land based vehicle azimuth and heading determinations in areas where reception of the satellite signals is unavailable...
8130137 Template updated boost algorithm  
A method and a system for sensing a boosting target missile, estimate position and velocity and boost acceleration parameters of the target missile, and control an interceptor missile to the...
8130138 Object detecting apparatus  
A ghost target candidate judging device judges that one target of two targets is a candidate for a ghost target where the distances of the two targets from a subject vehicle are equal to each...
8125373 Microwave system utilizing elevational scanning by frequency hopping  
For use in conjunction with a microwave antenna having a radiator array configured to scan in a horizontal direction, a method for scanning in the vertical direction. A first FMCW microwave signal...
8125375 Radar  
A radar that detects the presence or absence of interference when detecting a target based on a frequency spectrum of a beat signal of a transmission signal and a reception signal. Whether or not...
8120522 System and method for inspecting a wind turbine blade  
A wind turbine blade inspection system includes a frequency modulated continuous wave radar system configured to be movable with respect to a wind turbine blade while transmitting reference...
8120524 Motion detection systems using CW radar in combination with additional sensors  
Whether or not the CW radar is utilized for through-the-wall detection, additional one or more sensors are used with the CW radar to confirm the motion detection result or to in fact turn on the...
8115671 Precision method for aligning radio frequency pulse timing characteristics  
A system and method for correlating first pulsed signals with second pulsed signals includes a first receiving unit, a second receiving unit and a correlation device. The first receiving unit is...
8115672 Method of measuring distance, notably for short-range radar  
The present invention relates to a procedure for measuring distance. It applies notably in respect of short-range radars, but not exclusively. The method uses an electromagnetic wave comprising at...
8107395 Self-correcting adaptive tracking system (SATS)  
A system and method for self and group location and tracking based on ultra wide band ranging among members of the group is presented. The system comprises an anchored station, a plurality of...
8102308 Radar apparatus, and measurement method used in the radar apparatus  
The present invention provides a radar apparatus capable of changing a characteristic of filter processing while considering also a relative velocity of an object. A measurement section measures a...
8098191 Electronic curtain for vehicle protection  
An apparatus and method for protecting against incoming projectiles comprising transmitting two radar waveforms, the first waveform comprising a pulsed continuous wave waveform, and the second...
8098193 Digitally controlled UWB millimeter wave radar  
An ultra wide band (UWB) millimeter (mm) wave radar system includes a signal source having a control input, a GHz signal output and a frequency controlled output. A control loop is coupled between...
8085188 Method and apparatus for determining a deviation between an actual direction of a launched projectile and a predetermined direction  
A method of determining a deviation of a path of a projectile from a predetermined path. The method uses an image of a target area in which the desired path or direction is pointed out....
8085184 Radar device and processing method therefor  
According to a conventional method of correlating beat frequencies in a radar device, a detecting state of a target differs at the time of up-chirping and at that of down-chirping, so that, when...
8077078 System and method for aircraft altitude measurement using radar and known runway position  
A method of and system for determining the altitude of an aircraft can use a relative altitude estimate using information from an onboard radar. The altitude can be referenced to a runway for...
8077075 Object verification method for use in radar systems for motor vehicles  
In an object verification method for use in radar systems for motor vehicles, the distances and relative velocities of located objects are determined on the basis of received radar echoes. The...
8077074 Networked waveform system  
Certain embodiments provide a network waveform system that can include multiple radars disposed at different geographical positions within an environment. The multiple radars may be configured to...
8077076 FMCW radar sensor  
An FMCW radar sensor having a plurality of antenna elements and a supply circuit for supplying transmission signals having ramp-shaped modulated frequencies to the antenna elements, including a...
8072367 Organically reactive cell for underground sensing (ORCUS) and system  
A movement detection system includes a microwave antenna able to transmit microwave frequency signals into a space. An electronics controller is connected to the microwave antenna, and is...
8059025 Altimetry method and system  
An altimetry method comprising: providing a signal receiver (RX) on a first platform (S1) flying above a portion of the Earth surface (ES), for receiving a temporal series of signals emitted by a...
8054216 Radar device and target angle detection method  
A radar device has a plurality of receiving antennas which receive, as a reception wave, a radar wave sent in a predetermined reference direction and reflected by a target; a phase difference...
8055428 Vehicle peripheral monitoring apparatus  
A vehicle peripheral monitoring apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a forward monitoring unit for monitoring an obstacle within a predetermined forward area extending in a direction...
8049658 Determination of the three-dimensional location of a target viewed by a camera  
A method for determining, in three dimensions, the location of a moving ground object observed in a region by a video camera. A terrain map supplies altitude for the latitude and longitude of each...
8044846 Method for deblurring radar range-doppler images  
A method for displaying information relating to the range and Doppler of a remote target includes transmitting electromagnetic energy toward the target, and receiving reflected signals defining a...
8044843 Method and device for contactless level and interface detection  
Method and apparatus for determining the thickness of material layers of a container-held substance comprising a first material disposed in an upper layer and a second material disposed in a lower...
8026841 Range and azimuth resolution enhancement for real-beam radar  
Disclosed is a method, means for and computer program for enhancing range and azimuth resolution in a two-dimensional (2D) image generated by a frequency modulated continuous-wave (FMCW) radar for...
8026840 Biometric radar system and method for identifying persons and positional states of persons  
A biometric radar system and method for identifying a person's positional state are generally described herein. The biometric radar may phase adjust a sequence of radar return signals received...
RE42708 System for avoidance of collision between an aircraft and an obstacle  
A field unit for warning of a danger of collision between an aircraft and an obstacle, in particular a topographical ground obstacle or an obstacle formed by a mast, building or aerial cable...
8018373 System and method for filling level determination  
A radar level gauge system using microwaves for measuring a level of a surface of a product in a container, comprising a waveguide arranged to extend into the product contained in the container,...
8018374 Radar  
A radar having a high time and high spatial resolution and being capable of performing volume scanning with an inexpensive and simple structure, while enabling reduction is size and weight. A...
8009085 Level gauge with positive level verifier  
A level verification system for a radar level gauge utilizes a remotely positionable target. The target is positioned inside of a tank that is subject to level measurement, and stowed at a first...
8009083 Detection and ranging apparatus and method of designing detection and ranging apparatus  
A method of designing a detection and ranging apparatus having an M number of transmitting elements and an N number of receiving elements, includes decomposing a desired polynomial equation...
8004454 Mobile electronic device equipped with radar  
The present invention is directed towards method, apparatus, and computer product for obtaining additional information in relation to a target in the vicinity of a mobile electronic device as well...
7999726 Antenna pointing bias estimation using radar imaging  
A system for estimating an antenna boresight direction. The novel system includes a first circuit for receiving a Doppler measurement and a line-of-sight direction measurement corresponding with...
7995644 Device, method and protocol for private UWB ranging  
An apparatus, system, method and computer program product for secure ranging between at least two devices in radio communications with each other. In particular, an apparatus, system, method and...
7996020 Locating a WLAN station using signal propagation delay  
A wireless network device including: a first RF transceiver module configured to (i) for a predetermined number of times, transmit a data frame to a second RF transceiver module, and (ii) for each...
7990310 Ultra-wideband ranging method and system using narrowband interference supression waveform  
Disclosed herein is an Ultra-WideBand (UWB) ranging method using a narrowband interference suppression waveform. A transmission signal is transmitted to a target object. The transmission signal,...
7986261 Collision prediction system and collision predicting method  
A collision prediction system includes a collision face determining unit that determines a collision face of the own vehicle which is presumed to collide with another vehicle, based on a...
7982661 Coherent frequency modulated continuous wave radar  
A frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) radar is described. The radar includes a first discriminator for receiving a portion of the swept frequency signal generated by a frequency sweep...
7982666 System and method for increasing spectral resolution  
A system and method for extrapolating sampled radar data allows in one aspect spectral data to be increased without increasing scan time and in another aspect allows scan time to be decreased...
7982660 Measuring device for a motor vehicle  
A measuring device , e.g., a measuring device for a motor vehicle, is for measuring a distance between the measuring device and at least one object and/or measuring a difference in speed between...
7982662 Scanning array for obstacle detection and collision avoidance  
This scanning array scans an area around the array for nearby objects, collision obstructions, and terrain topography. The scanning array can scan for sounds emitted by objects in the vicinity of...
7978610 Method for asynchronous transmission of communication data between periodically blanked terminals  
A method for asynchronous transmission of communication data between periodically blanked terminals separated by an unknown distance is disclosed. A bursted signal is transmitted from a first...
7973702 Apparatus for position detection using multiple HCF transmissions  
An apparatus a transmitter section, a receiver section, and a processing module. The transmitter section transmits a plurality of high carrier frequency beamformed signals in a loop manner until a...
7973700 Dual transmitting antenna system  
A vehicle system includes a signal processing module and a first antenna that provides a first transmitted signal that has a first phase. A second antenna of the system provides a second...
7973704 Handheld radar  
The present invention relates to a handheld radar apparatus. The apparatus comprises an antenna (22,23) adapted to transmit and receive electromagnetic signals, a direction sensor (24, 25) that...
7973701 Automotive radar sensor blockage detection system and related techniques  
A blockage detection system and method for use in a sensor such as a side object detection (SOD) sensor in an automotive radar system is described. The sensor emits signals and receives return...
7969347 Method for measuring distance and position using spread spectrum signal, and an equipment using the method  
By using the delay profile created by delay profile creating section 102 and the first threshold value 330 received from the first threshold value calculation 105, the first threshold value timing...