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8681588 Memory seismic device and method  
Disclosed is a device for monitoring seismic events, the device including a self-contained structure adapted for being disposed within a wellbore and independently monitoring and recording seismic...
8681582 Method for sonic indication of formation porosity and lithology  
A method for estimating formation porosity and lithology on a real time basis during a logging while drilling operation using measured values of formation attenuation attributes for compression...
8681581 Randomization of data acquisition in marine seismic and electromagnetic acquisition  
The presently disclosed technique includes a method for use in a marine survey comprising randomizing the distribution of receivers and sources during a coil shoot acquisition. The randomizing can...
8682244 Underwater communication system  
An underwater communications system is provided that transmits electromagnetic and/or magnetic signals to a remote receiver. The transmitter includes a data input. A digital data compressor...
8681586 Free charge carrier diffusion response transducer for sensing gradients  
Devices for sensing gradients are constructed from material whose properties change in response to gradients. One embodiment of the device is a transducer (200) for sensing gradients that includes...
8681585 Multi-range object location estimation  
Estimating the impulse response of a channel by providing an initial signal (20); applying a time-shift function to the initial signal (20) to produce a transmit signal (36); transmitting the...
8681584 Method and system for transmission of seismic data  
The transmission system combines a self-contained, wireless seismic acquistion unit and a wireless, line of site, communications unit to form a plurality of individual short-range transmission...
8681580 Multi-vessel coil shooting acquisition  
Methods for efficiently acquiring full-azimuth towed streamer survey data are described. The methods use multiple vessels to perform coil shooting.
8681911 Identification signal analyzing apparatus and method for compensating for separation and attenuation of channel profile  
Provided is an identification signal analyzing apparatus and method for compensating power of a channel profile occurring at a conventional identification signal analyzing apparatus by using a...
8681583 Method for calculating spatial and temporal distribution of the Gutenberg-Richter parameter for induced subsurface seismic events and its application to evaluation of subsurface formations  
A method for evaluating fractures induced in subsurface formations includes determining hypocenters and origin times of induced seismic events from seismic signals detected by seismic sensors...
8681028 Analog to digital converter provided with pulse delay circuit  
An analog to digital converter includes: a first pulse delay circuit forming a multi-stage delay unit of which each delay unit have a pulse signal delayed with a delay time responding to an input...
8674824 Sonar sensor array and method of operating same  
A sonar sensor array is provided that has reduced power consumption, data bandwidth and data storage requirements. The sensor array may be configured to a sleep mode, low-resolution mode and...
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...
8675449 Ultrasound sensor having blockage detection  
An ultrasound sensor for distance detection includes a transducer external surface and a blockage sensor provided on the transducer external surface. The surface of the blockage sensor terminates...
8675446 Ocean bottom seismic cable recording apparatus  
An ocean bottom seismic cable recording apparatus comprising a plurality of seismic node casings (1), said node casings being separated from each other by separate stress member sections (2), each...
8675447 Device and method for de-blending simultaneous shooting data  
A device, medium and method for de-blending seismic data associated with a subsurface of the earth. The method includes a step of receiving seismic data “d” recorded with one or more land...
8675448 Adaptive ping control method for track-holding in multi-static active sonar networks  
A method includes identifying a ping forecast time window given a current set of target tracks to hold, discretizing the ping forecast time window with more than one potential ping time,...
8675451 Acoustic and optical illumination technique for underwater characterization of objects/environment  
The invention provides a method for acoustically and optically characterizing an immersed object of interest by generating a serial plurality of acoustic and optical illumination pulses through a...
8675450 Displacement estimating method and displacement estimating apparatus  
Disclosed is a displacement estimating method of iteratively estimating displacement using ultrasound signals, and the method includes: transmitting, to a medium, at least one of the ultrasound...
8670288 Velocity model for well time-depth conversion  
Systems and methods create a velocity model for well time-depth conversion. In one implementation, a system optimizes a time-depth relationship applied to data points from a single well to...
8669856 Method to calibrate digital speedometer display to meter speedometer display  
A method and system for calibrating a digital speedometer display to match an analog speedometer indicated value. The method generally includes calibrating each analog speedometer unit such that...
8670291 Method and apparatus for terminating rope and its application to seismic streamer strength members  
A termination for an end of a braid formed as a flat closed loop of braided strands expandable to an annular cylinder having a selected wall thickness includes a sleeve having a selected internal...
8670290 Method for determining the location of an impact on a surface of an object  
The invention relates to a method for determining the location of an impact on a surface of an object based on the analysis of an acoustic signal generated by the impact. This method further...
8669881 Container data center with earthquake protection function  
A container data center includes a container, a plurality of power supplies, an electric switch system, a plurality of normally closed switches, an alarm device, and a controller. The electric...
8670287 Ultrasound apparatus  
A storage unit (106) stores pieces of information regarding intensities of ultrasound waves detected by multiple oscillators (101) in time series. The multiple oscillators (101) receives an...
8670289 Distance sensor and method for determining a distance  
A distance sensor has an ultrasound transceiver for transmitting ultrasound pulses and for receiving reflected ultrasound pulses from an object. A discriminator unit is configured for determining...
8670292 Electromagnetic linear actuators for marine acoustic vibratory sources  
Disclosed are electromagnetic linear actuators used in acoustic vibratory sources for marine seismic surveying. An embodiment discloses a linear actuator for acoustic sources, comprising: magnetic...
8670293 Broadband sound source for long distance underwater sound propagation  
The systems described include a light-weight, low frequency (200 Hz-1000 Hz), broadband underwater sound sources that comprise an inner resonator tube with thin walls tuned to a certain frequency...
8665670 Acoustic deterrence  
A method of deterring mammals comprising configuring an acoustic deterrent system to emit an acoustic signal having characteristics which repel the mammals by eliciting an acoustic startle...
8665666 Acoustic apparatus and acoustic sensor apparatus including a fastener  
An acoustic sensor apparatus includes a housing, a fastener structured to fasten together the housing and an electrical power conductor, an acoustic sensor structured to detect acoustic noise from...
8665672 Process for producing capacitive electromechanical conversion device, and capacitive electromechanical conversion device  
A process for producing a capacitive electromechanical conversion device by bonding together a substrate and a membrane member to form a cavity sealed between the substrate and the membrane...
8665669 Acoustic signal detector  
Disclosed is an acoustic signal detector for detecting a target with moving in water. The acoustic signal detector may include a body having a front portion, the front portion having a cross...
8665671 Seismic sensor devices  
A sensor device (100) is adapted to be installed at a land-air interface. The sensor device (100) comprises a fluid-filled housing (101) and a sensor arrangement (102, 103) supported within the...
8665667 Vertical seismic profiling velocity estimation method  
A computer-implemented method includes providing a first velocity model obtained from a vertical seismic profile survey representative of an upper region of a subterranean formation. Wavefields...
8665668 Ultrasonic distance measurement controller  
Technologies are generally described for an integrated circuit that is designed to serve as the basis of SONAR sensors that provide high sensitivity, low noise, low cost, and electronically...
8659975 Vibration generation and detection in shear wave dispersion ultrasound vibrometry with large background motions  
A method for measuring a mechanical property of a subject includes using an ultrasonic transducer to apply ultrasonic vibration pulses to a vibration origin in the subject in an on-off time...
8659974 System and method of 3D salt flank VSP imaging with transmitted waves  
According to a preferred aspect of the instant invention, there is provided herein a system and method for imaging complex subsurface geologic structures such as salt dome flanks using VSP data....
8660581 Mobile device indoor navigation  
A method for indoor navigation in a venue derives positioning of a mobile device based on sounds captured by the microphone of the mobile device from the ambient environment. It is particularly...
8660798 System and method for attenuating aliasing in seismic data caused by acquisition geometry  
Seismic data representing the propagation of seismic energy through a geologic volume of interest is processed. The seismic energy propagates through the geologic volume of interest from one or...
8659977 Acoustic signal generation system using moving reflecting surface  
An acoustic signal generation system may include a cylindrical-like object having a cylindrical-like surface which is configured to reflect an acoustic signal directed to a location on the surface...
8656781 Method and system for compensation of ultrasonic sensor  
A system and method for compensating ultrasonic sensors mounted on a vehicle for speed of sound variations. The ultrasonic sensor is operatively coupled to a power train control module having a...
8659211 Quad and dual cantilever transduction apparatus  
An electro-mechanical transducer is disclosed, which provides a very low frequency wide band response from a bender (or benders) using piezoelectric cantilevers or center mounted free edge disc,...
8660815 Methods and apparatus for filtering noise in a three-dimensional position measurement system  
A method of filtering noise in a three-dimensional position measurement system comprising receiving distance data representative of the respective distances between at least four spatially...
8659976 Electronic baffling of sensor arrays  
A method and system is described for reducing unwanted noise components/interfering targets detected through an ambiguous beam-steer direction, such as the ambiguous ‘back-lobe’ of a sensor array....
8654612 System and method for detecting bats and their impact on wind facilities  
The present invention relates to a system and method for detecting bats from a remote location. In one aspect the invention provides a bat detection system comprising an upper detection unit...
8654610 Underwater acoustic navigation systems and methods  
An acoustic underwater navigation system is disclosed. For instance, an underwater receiver determines its position using signals broadcast from an array of acoustic transmitters located near the...
8654614 Capacitive electromechanical transducer  
Provided is a transducer in which electrodes in a movable region are less likely to affect the mechanical characteristics of the movable region and in which nonuniform electrical potential...
8654608 Positioning apparatus for excavating and similar equipment  
In the use of a backhoe digger an indication of the precise depth of the bucket is required. This may be done by measuring the angles and extensions of the elements of the backhoe and calculating...
8654613 Measuring apparatus  
A measuring apparatus includes an acoustic wave detecting unit that detects acoustic waves generated from a subject irradiated with light, and a member that is disposed between the acoustic wave...
8654604 Circuit configuration for evaluating and/or activating sound transducers  
A circuit configuration for evaluating and/or for activating sound transducers for application in vehicles, particularly as a part of a parking assistance, the circuit configuration including a...