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9235821 Methods, apparatus, and systems for providing an enhanced positive response for underground facility locate and marking operations based on an electronic manifest documenting physical locate marks on ground, pavement or other surface  
A positive response notification to provide information regarding locate and/or marking operations for underground facilities may include time-stamp information to provide proof of a time at which...
9041585 SAR autofocus for ground penetration radar  
A method of synthetic aperture radar autofocus for ground penetration radar. The method includes transmitting a signal via an antenna; receiving a reflected signal comprising a plurality of image...
9043028 Method of determining the orientation of a machine  
A method of determining the orientation of a robotic machine at a worksite contemplates providing a target on the machine, moving the target to a first position on said machine, determining the...
9037414 Methods and apparatus for electromagnetic signal polarimetry sensing  
A system and method of identifying changes utilizing radio frequency polarization includes receiving a reflected and/or transmitted polarized radio frequency signal at a receiver, filtering,...
9024802 Electromagnetic detection and imaging transceiver (EDIT) and roadway traffic detection system  
An automatic frequency control is used to keep a continuous wave (CW) transmission tuned to the resonant frequency of a resonant microwave patch antenna (RMPA). Changes in loading and the bulk...
9007256 TREES-tree root examination, evaluation and standardization  
This invention will be an apparatus, system and use of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) as a noninvasive and non-destructive means to detect and examine tree roots, below grade of the soil surface....
8994576 Work area monitor  
A Work Area Monitor comprising a radar module mounted on a motorized vehicle. The Work Area Monitor provides early warning of slope failure in a work area by generating an alarm if movement...
8988273 System and method for detecting concealed explosives and weapons  
A method for detecting hidden explosives or weapons, including transmitting a signal in different polarization channels towards an object, the next stage includes collecting back scattered energy...
8976055 Method for operating an electrical device and electrical device  
The invention relates to a method for operating an electrical device which during operation emits electromagnetic radiation at least temporarily, and to a method for operating a locating device...
8970429 Systems and methods for tracking targets by a through-the-wall radar using multiple hypothesis tracking  
Aspects of the present invention relate to a system (10) and a method for tracking one or more targets by a radar using a multiple hypothesis tracking (MHT) algorithm, the method including...
8963769 Guided wave radar interface measurement medium identification  
A guided wave radar transmitter for interface measurement comprises a probe defining a transmission line for sensing level of two immiscible liquids to define an interface therebetween. A pulse...
8957810 Near-field millimeter wave imaging  
Systems and method for near-field millimeter wave imaging are provided, in particular, near-field millimeter wave imaging systems and methods that enable sub-wavelength resolution imaging by...
8935000 Machine tool monitoring device  
The invention relates to a machine tool monitoring device. It is proposed that the machine tool monitoring device comprises at least one signal unit for an ultra wide band operation.
8928525 Adaptive high speed/high resolution 3D image reconstruction method for any measurement distance  
Disclosed is a method for performing a 3D image reconstruction at a high speed and high resolution, regardless of a measurement distance. Specifically, a weight for image reconstruction is...
8922420 Electromagnetic body scanning system, a method and a computer program product  
An electromagnetic body scanning system may include a measuring system for measuring data of radio waves scattered by a body in two distinct subbands; and a computer system. The computer system is...
8917199 Subterranean image generating device and associated method  
In certain embodiments, a subterranean imaging apparatus comprises at least two receive channels configured on a land-based vehicle and a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) system. The at least two...
8912944 Human presence detector suitable for concealment and using a shaped microwave beam  
A presence detector unit (PDU) of the type relying on microwave radiation provides a signal indicating movement within a defined space when such movement occurs. A source of microwave radiation...
8912950 Interference mitigation in through the wall radar  
This invention relates to sense through the wall radar. A main channel of a radar system (12) is operated at a frequency capable of penetrating opaque barriers such as the wall (24) of a building...
8912943 Near field subwavelength focusing synthetic aperture radar with chemical detection mode  
Detection of objects such as a buried explosive device while operating from a moving platform using a radio frequency emission system having two modes. An electromagnetic wave emission and...
8912946 Submillimeter radar using signals reflected from multiple angles  
A submillimeter wavelength radar system has a receiver (20, 27, 90) for receiving and downconverting signals from content in a field of view of the system and a signal processor (30) arranged to...
8908007 Transmission device and transmission method  
A transmission device includes an image capturing part that captures a subject and generates a plurality of temporally successive frame images, an analyzer that analyzes a size of a motion of the...
8902099 Work area monitor  
A Work Area Monitor comprising a radar module mounted on a motorised vehicle. The Work Area Monitor provides early warning of slope failure in a work area by generating an alarm if movement...
8890745 RF gun barrel detection system  
A method of detecting an object includes receiving first reflected radio frequency (RF) signals from a region using an antenna and generating a first backscattering signature of the region from...
8884806 Subterranean radar system and method  
A subterranean radar array system and method for imaging a subterranean target area. In one example, the subterranean radar array includes a plurality of radar chains disposed in a plurality of...
8884807 Pseudo real time receive signal sampling for ground penetrating radar  
A system and method for pseudo real time collection of receive signal data in a single- or multi-channel ground penetrating radar. Each channel transmits electromagnetic impulses into a medium...
8884805 Systems and methods for mapping the crust of the earth  
A system comprises a radar transmitter configured to generate a radar signal at a predetermined frequency and a radar receiver configured to receive a reflected signal produced by a reflection of...
8872697 Real time reconstruction of 3D cylindrical near field radar images using a single instruction multiple data interpolation approach  
The present invention uses a Single Instruction Multiple Data (SIMD) architecture to form real time 3D radar images recorded in cylindrical near field scenarios using a wavefront reconstruction...
8854249 Spatially assisted down-track median filter for GPR image post-processing  
A method and system for detecting the presence of subsurface objects within a medium is provided. In some embodiments, the imaging and detection system operates in a multistatic mode to collect...
8854248 Real-time system for imaging and object detection with a multistatic GPR array  
A method and system for detecting the presence of subsurface objects within a medium is provided. In some embodiments, the imaging and detection system operates in a multistatic mode to collect...
8854247 Metal detector and ground-penetrating radar hybrid head and manufacturing method thereof  
A hybrid ground penetrating radar (GPR)/metal detector (MD) head includes a V-dipole GPR antenna and transmit and receive MD coils. One of the MD coils is arranged in a quadrupole configuration...
8847813 Unsynchronized radio imaging  
An unsynchronized acoustic or radio-frequency (RF) computed tomography (CT) imaging system with matched, but independent, continuous wave (CW) transmitters and receivers configured to radiate...
8842035 Sensor head  
An apparatus includes an extendable wand, and a sensor head coupled to the wand. The sensor head includes a continuous wave metal detector (CWMD) and a radar. When the wand is collapsed, the wand...
8836573 Submillimeter radar using phase information  
A signal processor (30) for a submillimeter wavelength active radar system (10, 20, 30) processes signals received and downconverted by the radar system, the downconverted signals corresponding to...
8829907 Frequency filtering and adjustment of electromagnetically received signals from antennas  
An apparatus for estimating a property of an earth formation penetrated by a borehole, the apparatus having: a carrier configured to be conveyed through the borehole; a transmitter disposed at the...
8823581 System and method for detecting dangerous objects and substances  
A system and method for detecting dangerous objects and substances are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a method comprises generating a microwave signal that is reflected by a target to...
8807444 Air conditioning equipment, signal transmission method, and signal transmission method for air conditioning equipment  
An air conditioning equipment having an in-room unit connected to one end of the refrigerant pipes and an out-room unit connected to the other end of the refrigerant pipes. The air conditioning...
8803727 Method for producing sensor-supported, synthetic vision for landing support of helicopters under brown-out or white-out conditions  
A method for producing a sensor-supported, synthetic view for landing support of helicopters under brown-out or white-out conditions is provided. A virtual 3-D representation of the landing zone...
8797208 Active radar system and method  
The present invention relates to an active radar system and a corresponding method. The proposed system comprises at least two transmit antennas that each transmits radiation to a scene as a...
8791851 Hybrid millimeter wave imaging system  
A hybrid mm-wave imaging system which increases the probability of detection and reduces false alarm rate. The system includes a large array of passive sensors (pixels) to provide an initial...
8791852 Standoff range sense through obstruction radar system  
A standoff range, sense-through-obstruction radar system is capable of detecting micro-Doppler, or life form signatures, and movements through obstructions at stand-off ranges and displaying the...
8786485 Mobile coherent change detection ground penetrating radar  
Described are a method and system for detecting and locating changes in an underground region. Changes are detected using a mobile coherent change detection ground penetrating radar (GPR). The GPR...
8779965 Moving-entity detection  
A stepped-frequency radar signal is transmitted through a barrier. A transmitter of the stepped-frequency radar is on a first side of the barrier, a first object is on a second side of the...
8779966 Remote interrogation for detection of activity or living organisms inside electronically conductive containers  
A system includes: a radar scanner disposed to scan the interior of a container; an interrogator in communication with the scanner; and a processing system in communication with the interrogator,...
8779967 Sensor cart positioning system and method  
A movable platform has a front end, a back end, a longitudinal axis, and at least one axle oriented generally transverse to the longitudinal axis and located between the front and back ends for...
8766845 Object detection with a multistatic array using singular value decomposition  
A method and system for detecting the presence of subsurface objects within a medium is provided. In some embodiments, the detection system operates in a multistatic mode to collect radar return...
8760175 Method for detecting a covered dielectric object  
The invention relates to a method for detecting a covered dielectric object, where a microwave signal that can be modified in frequency is generated at a particular bandwidth and transmitted in...
8754803 Method and apparatus for detecting command wire utilized to detonate an improvised explosive device (IED)  
A method and apparatus is devised for detecting command wires utilized to detonate an improvised explosive device or other objects of interest in which frequency-scanned RF in the HF region of the...
8754802 Determining root correspondence between previously and newly detected objects  
A system that applies attribute and topology based change detection to networks of objects that were detected on previous scans of a structure, roadway, or area of interest. The attributes capture...
8733119 Air conditioning equipment, signal transmission method, and signal transmission method for air conditioning equipment  
An air conditioning equipment having an in-room unit connected to one end of the refrigerant pipes and an out-room unit connected to the other end of the refrigerant pipes. The air conditioning...
8729891 Self-calibrating magnetic field monitor  
A self-calibrating magnetic field monitor is disclosed. In one embodiment, a magnetic field sensor repeatedly generates an electronic signal related to the magnetic field. In addition, a...