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8881665 Deployment and recovery vessel for autonomous underwater vehicle for seismic survey  
Method and vessel for performing marine acoustic survey of a subsurface. The vessel includes a launching module configured to deploy an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) underwater; a recovery...
8884744 Portable data tag reader device, system and method for identifying a location of a data tag using a read zone and location of the reader  
A portable data tag method, device and system for identifying a location of a data tag. The method comprises reading the data tag by a portable data tag reader device; determining, by a processor...
8885442 Method for determining an acoustic property of an environment  
The present invention relates to a method for determining an acoustic property of an environment. According to the method a sound signal and at least two reflection signals of the sound signal...
8883124 Use of fullerenes in photoacoustic imaging  
Fullerenes, when irradiated with electromagnetic radiation, generate acoustic waves. A photoacoustic tomography method using a material comprising fullerenes is disclosed that includes irradiating...
8885441 Method and system for transmission of seismic data  
The transmission method utilizes multiple seismic acquisition units within an array as intermediate short range radio receivers/transmitters to pass collected seismic data in relay fashion back to...
8885440 Constructing velocity models near salt bodies  
A method and apparatus for constructing a velocity model of a subsurface of the earth, is disclosed herein. Seismic data may be received. A first velocity model of the subsurface may be...
8886498 Simulator and method for simulating an acoustic field of an acoustic waveguide  
Simulators and methods for simulating an acoustic field of an acoustic waveguide are provided. A sound speed profile of the acoustic waveguide is generated, where the acoustic waveguide has a...
8879356 Method and system for transmission of seismic data  
The transmission method utilizes multiple seismic acquisition units within an array as intermediate short range radio receivers/transmitters to pass collected seismic data in relay fashion back to...
8879353 Fast 3-D surface multiple prediction  
A method and apparatus for predicting a plurality of surface multiples for a plurality of traces in a record of seismic data. In one embodiment, the method includes providing a plurality of target...
8879362 Ocean bottom seismometer package  
A marine seismic exploration method and system comprised of continuous recording, self-contained ocean bottom pods characterized by low profile casings. An external bumper is provided to promote...
8879360 Acoustic lens  
A subsea sonar unit includes an acoustic transducer. The acoustic transducer transmitting an acoustic beam defining an acoustic propagation path for acoustic signals to or from the transducer, and...
8875583 Electromechanical transducer and method of manufacturing the same  
Disclosed is an electromechanical transducer, including: a cell including a substrate, a vibration film, and a supporting portion of the vibration film configured to support the vibration film so...
8879361 Boat transducer mounting apparatus  
An apparatus for mounting a transducer on a boat includes a pair of slotted portions adjustably connected to one another. One of the slotted portions includes a transducer mounting portion, which...
8880141 Photoacoustic imaging devices and methods of making and using the same  
A photoacoustic imaging device includes an array of light sources configured and arranged to illuminate a target region and an array of ultrasonic transducers between the array of light sources...
8879358 Device for determining a filling level  
A device for determining a filling level in a container, with a stillwell which has an entry opening and a vent opening, an ultrasonic transducer arranged in the base region of the stillwell and...
8879354 Method of acquiring vibroseismic data concerning a zone of the subsoil, and seismic exploration method including such a method  
The invention concerns a method of acquiring vibroseismic data concerning a zone of the subsoil. This method comprises the following steps: —operating a vibroseismic source so that it transmits a...
8880349 Mud pulse telemetry  
Mud pulse telemetry. The various embodiments are directed to methods and systems of encoding data in a mud pulse telemetry system, where at least a portion of the data is encoded the time between...
8879357 Systems and methods for high coverage rate synthetic aperture sonar  
The systems and methods described herein relate to systems and methods for synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) or radar including the use of orthogonal signals with SAS.
8879355 3-D harmonic-source reverse time migration systems and methods for seismic data analysis  
Computing device and method for processing seismic traces to produce an image of a subsurface area. The method includes receiving a series of seismic traces related to the subsurface area and...
8879359 Sonar navigation system and method  
A method for pre-determining an underwater objects GPS position using a rotatable scan sonar unit linked to a boat, magnetic compass and GPS receiver. This system determines the underwater objects...
8879352 Ultrasonic/photoacoustic imaging devices and methods  
Devices are disclosed for obtaining data of a sample, particularly data capable of being processed to produce an image of a region of the sample. An exemplary device includes a light-beam source,...
8872670 Compliance telemetry  
A communication system for communicating information with a compliant medium is disclosed, the communication device includes a constrained fluid, a valve, a modulator, a sensor and a demodulator....
8872595 Binary bi-phase shift modulator  
A binary bi-phase shift modulator having an input piezoelectric transducer and an output piezoelectric transducer connected in series between a radio frequency input and a radio frequency output....
8873333 Geophysical signal processing  
A method of processing geophysical signals obtained by—monitoring the response of the earth to an source using a plurality of receivers is described including the evaluation of sums or integrals...
8873337 Systems and methods for overpinging synthetic aperture sonar transmitters  
The systems and methods described herein relate to systems and methods for synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) or radar including overpinging with multiple SAS transmitters.
8873332 Method and device for marine seismic acquisition  
Method and system for improving offset/azimuth distribution. The system includes plural streamers towed by a streamer vessel; a central source towed by the streamer vessel; first and second front...
8873340 Highly directive array aperture  
An apparatus and method is provided that utilizes sonar array discontinuities for increasing the directivity gain of a sonar system by increasing the ratio of trace wavelengths (replicated) to the...
8873335 Method and system for transmission of seismic data  
The transmission method utilizes multiple seismic acquisition units within an array as intermediate short range radio receivers/transmitters to pass collected seismic data in relay fashion back to...
8873334 Correlation techniques for passive electroseismic and seismoelectric surveying  
A method for surveying, may include receiving, by a processor, first survey data from a first source, the first source comprising a first signal generated by a subsurface earth formation in...
8873339 Method and apparatus for a clock and signal distribution network for a 60 GHz transmitter system  
Herein is presented, a low power on-die 60 GHz distribution network for a beamforming system that can be scaled as the number of transmitters increases. The transmission line based power splitters...
8873341 CMUT cell formed from a membrane of nanotubes or nanowires or nanorods and device for ultra high frequency acoustic imaging including multiple cells of this kind  
A cMUT-type capacitive electroacoustic transducer including: at least one membrane configured to oscillate under effect of an electric field and/or an acoustic wave, wherein the membrane is formed...
8873336 Method and system for transmission of seismic data  
The transmission method utilizes multiple seismic acquisition units within an array as intermediate short range radio receivers/transmitters to pass collected seismic data in relay fashion back to...
8867311 Systems and methods for low grating sidelobe synthetic aperture sonar  
The systems and methods described herein relate to systems and methods for synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) having multiple transmitters and generating orthogonal pinging sequences configured to...
8867310 Method and system for transmission of seismic data  
The transmission method utilizes multiple seismic acquisition units within an array as intermediate short range radio receivers/transmitters to pass collected seismic data in relay fashion back to...
8867315 Compliant ocean wave mitigation device and method to allow underwater sound detection with oceanographic buoy moorings  
The systems and methods described herein relate to a device which enables oceanographic surface buoy mooring systems to detect and monitor underwater noise at most sea state and weather...
8867307 Method for acoustic imaging of the earth's subsurface using a fixed position sensor array and beam steering  
A method for seismic surveying includes disposing a plurality of seismic sensors in a selected pattern above an area of the Earth's subsurface to be evaluated. A seismic energy source is...
8867308 System, method and computer program product for stacking seismic noise data to analyze seismic events  
Disclosed is a method for determining seismic event data from indications of seismic noise, the method including receiving seismic trace data from a plurality of locations, and providing a virtual...
8864686 Virtual mapping of an anatomical pivot point and alignment therewith  
A system and method is provided for resolving a pivot point via touchless interaction. It applies to situations where one end of a rigid object is inaccessible but remains stationary at a pivot...
8867309 Method and system for transmission of seismic data  
The transmission method utilizes multiple seismic acquisition units within an array as intermediate short range radio receivers/transmitters to pass collected seismic data in relay fashion back to...
8864416 Seismic cable with adjustable buoyancy  
A method for performing a seismic survey in a water column includes providing a length of flexible cable from a cable storage device disposed on a vessel to a cable handling device adjacent the...
8867305 Method of assisting the deployment/retrieval of linear acoustic antennas towed by a vessel, during the course of which distance-measuring means carried by the antennas communicate with one another  
A method of assisting the deployment/retrieval of linear acoustic antennas towed by a vessel, said linear antennas each having geophysical data sensors, means for measuring the distance of at...
8867312 Method for compressing the dynamic range of measured signals  
A sonar system is provided with the system having comparatively reduced power consumption, data bandwidth and data storage requirements. A sensor array of the system is configured to a sleep mode,...
8867306 Resonance method of radial oscillations for measuring permeability of rock formations  
A method for determining permeability of a porous medium of a formation, the method including: placing a logging instrument into a borehole that traverses the porous medium, the borehole filled...
8867313 Audio based localization  
Methods of and systems for determining a location of a mobile device using transmitted audio signals is provided. In an embodiment, meta data included in the audio signals may also be used. In an...
8867314 Ultrasonic probe device and its control method  
An ultrasonic probe device includes capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers, a band control unit and a bias voltage change unit. Each of the transducers belongs to one of groups, each of...
8861305 Acoustic wave acquiring apparatus and control method thereof  
The present invention provides an acoustic wave acquiring apparatus including: a probe configured to receive an acoustic wave from an object through an object holding unit that holds the object;...
8862408 Determining one or more target positions in an acquisition domain for processing survey data  
In response to at least one input criterion, one or more target positions in an acquisition domain are determined for processing of survey data, where the survey data is acquired by survey...
8860583 Mud channel characterization over depth  
A system for optimizing a mud-pulse telemetry system, the system including: a plurality of sensors distributed along a drill string adapted for being disposed in a borehole, each sensor configured...
8861308 Simultaneous joint inversion of surface wave and refraction data  
A technique includes a method and apparatus for simultaneous joint inversion of surface wave and refraction data to identify near surface geophysical and geological properties.
8861310 Surface-based sonic location determination  
The relative positions of two or more electronic devices can be determined utilizing ultrasonic beacons. Each device can have a unique signature that can be included in the beacon broadcast by...