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8773946 Portable housings for generation of building maps  
A system and method are presented for producing a model of the interior of a building. The model is capable of receiving and dynamically incorporating input from various sources including, for...
8743654 Reflectivity maps  
Systems and methods for embedding three-dimensional targets in realistic sonar images are provided. An actual or synthetic sonar image is first created and a reflectivity map is produced therefrom....
8717843 Method and apparatus for ultrasound image acquisition  
Apparatus for ultrasound image acquisition is integrated into the casing of an ultrasound probe that includes an array of electro-acoustic transducers, which transmit and receive ultrasound pulses....
8693280 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus  
An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus provided with an ultrasonic image measuring unit configured to measure an ultrasonic image of an object to be examined, a display unit configured to display the...
8687868 Image generating apparatus, image generating method, and program  
An image generating apparatus of the present invention has a determination unit that sets a target area in a part of an area inside a subject, executes processing to adjust a phase of each...
8687869 System and method for acceleration of image reconstruction  
A method for reconstructing an image from emission data includes generating a compressed point-spread function matrix, generating an accumulated attenuation factor; and performing at least one...
8675445 Beamformer, diagnostic system, medical image system, and method for displaying diagnostic image  
A beamformer for forming a reception beam using a multichannel signal reflected from a subject is provided. The beamformer includes a signal generator that may generate a plurality of signals to...
8619494 Imaging apparatus and method  
A system (100) uses a pyroelectric membrane (122) and an ultrasound absorber (123) to measure the amount of ultrasonic energy received from a transmitter (105) through a sample (110). The thermal...
8620082 Sonar image texture segmentation  
Systems and methods for sonar image feature extraction, which fit a parameterized statistical model to sonar image data to extract features that describe image textures for follow-on pattern...
8611179 Acoustic wave measuring system and method of generating image data thereof  
When correcting the acoustic wave refraction occurring on the interface between mediums having different sound speeds by Snell's law, an applicable back-projection method is limited to a time...
8358559 System and method for imaging  
An imaging device is provided, comprising: a decorrelation circuit configured to receive K initial imaging signals and to perform a decorrelation operation on K initial imaging signals,...
8345508 Large area modular sensor array assembly and method for making the same  
A modular and tileable sensor array with routing in the interposer carrying the signals from the sensors to the integrated circuits. In one embodiment a large area modular sensor array assembly...
8296858 Flexibly displaceable coupling device for acoustically excited atomic force microscopy with acoustic excitation of the sample  
A coupling device for an atomic force microscope with acoustic sample excitation includes a sound generator, in particular an ultrasonic test head, and designed for coupling of sound waves...
8279705 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and ultrasonic transmission/reception method  
According to one embodiment, a reception unit generates reception beam data set groups based on echo signals. Each of the reception beam data set groups includes reception beam data sets...
8266966 Ultrasonic exploration method and ultrasonic exploration apparatus  
An exploration operation, in which the transmission/reception position, at which ultrasonic waves are transmitted and received, is changed by a specified pitch distance, is performed for each of a...
8229134 Audio camera using microphone arrays for real time capture of audio images and method for jointly processing the audio images with video images  
Spherical microphone arrays provide an ability to compute the acoustical intensity corresponding to different spatial directions in a given frame of audio data. These intensities may be exhibited...
8174925 Acoustic camera  
An acoustic camera comprises a first sound pick-up device, a second sound pick-up device, and a switch. The switch is respectively connected to the first sound pick-up device and the second pick-up...
RE43048 Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging with harmonic contrast agents  
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for the detection and imaging of ultrasonic harmonic contrast agents. The harmonic echo effect is detected through alternate polarity acquisition of harmonic...
8009507 System and method for adaptable aperture planar phased array  
A system for an adaptable aperture planar array for maintaining source resolution is provided. The system includes a first nested array defining a first aperture responsive to a first range of...
7966147 Generating images according to points of intersection for integer multiples of a sample-time distance  
According to one embodiment, generating images according to intersection points includes obtaining samples of signals from transmitter-receiver pairs. A transmitter-receiver pair is configured to...
7957219 Method and apparatus for elevation focus control of acoustic waves  
An acoustic probe includes an acoustic transducer having acoustic transducer elements arranged in a one-dimensional array; and a variably-refracting acoustic lens coupled to the acoustic...
7898902 Method of representation of sonar images  
Sonar three dimensional data are represented by a two dimensional image. Pixels of the two dimensional image are emphasized if the if the three dimensional data associated with the pixel differ by...
7865269 Robotic surgical system with joint motion controller adapted to reduce instrument tip vibrations  
A robotic surgical system has a robot arm holding an instrument for performing a surgical procedure, and a control system for controlling movement of the arm and its instrument according to user...
7850625 Method and apparatus for monitoring labor parameter  
A method for early detection of a pregnancy complication, including touching a position sensor to a point on a fetal presenting part of a fetus in a mother, and capturing a position of the position...
7844130 Method of volume-panorama imaging processing  
The present invention discloses a method of volume-panorama imaging processing, which generates a volume-panorama image by subsequently splicing respective image frames from an image sequence...
7806825 Diagnostic signal processing method and system  
A signal processing utility is disclosed involving time-to-frequency domain transforms for applications including medical diagnostic signal processing. Such transforms can be used to define a...
7736312 Acoustic monitoring system  
An acoustic monitoring system that is able to verify the success or failure of the positional adjustment of a valve without the need for additional energy during non-invasive reprogramming is...
7706586 Real-time structure suppression in ultrasonically scanned volumes  
Certain embodiments of the present invention include methods, systems, and computer readable media for real-time structure suppression in ultrasonically scanned volumes. A method includes receiving...
7702463 Systems and methods for enhancing a seismic data image  
Systems and methods for enhancing the resolution of a seismic data image displayed on a face of a sampling probe. The enhanced image represents a maximum resolution of at least a portion of the...
7678048 Medical diagnostic ultrasound system and method  
A medical diagnostic ultrasound system comprises several subsystems, such as a transmit beamformer, a receive beamformer, a B-mode processor, a Doppler processor and a scan converter. These...
7623410 Hard real-time adaptive waveform synthesis and evolution  
A method for hard real-time adaptive wave modulation, comprising: populating a case base with waveform pairs, each waveform pair comprising a primary waveform, and a secondary waveform, wherein the...
7617053 Processing of seismic data using the S-transform  
The present invention relates to a method and system for processing seismic data. Seismic data indicative of at least a time-dependent seismic trace are transformed into time-frequency domain using...
7584056 Multiple suppression in angle domain time and depth migration  
Seismic data may be imaged using or recognizing substantially only primary reflections. Imaging seismic data may include for example integrating a plurality of seismic data points that have...
7504994 Radar device and similar device  
There is configured a radar or similar device that outputs received data that is currently being received and scan correlated image data in parallel with each other. Scan correlated image data and...
7491169 Ultrasonic apparatus and method to assess compartment syndrome  
A process and apparatus for measuring pressure buildup in a body compartment that encases muscular tissue. The method includes assessing the body compartment configuration and identifying the...
7477571 Method for detecting vibrations in a biological organism using real-time vibration imaging  
The present invention provides a method for detecting vibration information by receiving electromagnetic radiation reflected or emitted from a biological organism at a light amplitude modulation...
7450470 High resolution images from reflected wave energy  
A process and apparatus for producing signals for controlling a display to produce an image in an imaging system employing a plurality of transducers. First and second beam signals are produced in...
RE40456 Acoustic wave imaging apparatus and method  
An acoustic imaging apparatus and method that achieves desired delays with coded signals. Linear, curved linear and sector scanning is provided in 1-D arrays and planar, curved planar and sector...
7380453 Undersea data logging device with automated data transmission  
An undersea logging device has a pressure sensor and at least one environmental parameter sensor. The data measured by the sensors is logged and is wirelessly transmitted when a preset value of...
7259897 System, method and apparatus for direct imaging in ultrasonic holography  
An acoustical holographic imaging method and apparatus for introducing a reference wave into a hologram surface such that the reference wave does not interfere with an object placed adjacent to or...
7212466 Producing amplitude values for controlling pixel illumination on a sonar display  
A method and apparatus for producing an amplitude value for use in controlling illumination of a pixel on a display, in response to a sampled sonar signal produced by an element of a sonar array. A...
7113447 Laser pumped compact acoustic sensor system  
An acoustic transducer system for acoustic signals in water has at least one hollow spherically-shaped shell for vibrating in response to acoustic signals impinging from the water. The hollow...
6847584 Method and apparatus for acoustic imaging of objects in water  
A method, system and underwater camera for acoustic imaging of objects in water or other liquids includes an acoustic source for generating an acoustic wavefront for reflecting from a target object...
6829197 Acoustical imaging interferometer for detection of buried underwater objects  
Techniques for underwater detection of fully or partially buried objects such as sea mines and underwater cables are disclosed. An acoustical camera produces three dimensional volumetric images of...
6815694 Apparatus and method for probing light absorbing agents in biological tissues  
A method and apparatus are presented for detecting an effect of interactions of electromagnetic radiation with ultrasound radiation at different locations within a region of interest in a...
6816160 Image data computing apparatus  
An image data computing apparatus for computing three-dimensional image data on the basis of detection data obtained by employing a two-dimensional sensor array including a plurality of ultrasonic...
6721694 Method and system for representing the depths of the floors of the oceans  
A method for generating a model of a portion of the floor of a body of water from a plurality of depth measurement sources includes determining an overlap of any of the plurality of depth...
6648824 Ultrasound imaging system for performing receiving focusing at points corresponding to display pixels and method thereof  
All RF data received by transducers in response to an ultrasonic signal that was transmit-focused on a point along a predetermined scan lines are stored to compute display data for those points of...
6607491 Ultrasonic probe  
An ultrasonic probe which is used for ultrasonic diagnosis comprises a transducer element, a sonic speed control element, and an acoustic matching layer. The sonic speed control element has a...
6552841 Ultrasonic imager  
An imaging system is disclosed which can provide images of received acoustic energy. In one embodiment, a transducer emits an acoustic beam which is reflected off of an acoustic beam splitter onto...
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