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8861312 MEMS microphone  
A MEMS microphone comprising: a) a case with an open front side;b) a MEMS membrane mounted on one face of a base, the base being mounted inside the case on a substantially closed side; andc) a...
8861309 Exploitation of self-consistency and differences between volume images and interpreted spatial/volumetric context  
Self-consistency and/or differences between volume images and interpreted spatial/volumetric context may be exploited for improving seismic imaging and estimation of attributes of geobodies, in...
8861307 Acoustic logging while drilling tool with active control of source orientation  
The subject disclosure relates to sonic logging while drilling. A transmitter and at least one receiver are mounted on a drill collar for performing sonic investigations of the formation...
8861311 System and method for estimating projectile trajectory and source location  
Systems and methods for estimating projectile trajectory and projectile source location are provided. A method for estimating location information associated with a supersonic projectile propelled...
8861306 Interpolating seismic data  
A technique includes modeling interpolated seismic measurements as a random process characterized by seismic measurements acquired at a set of sensor locations and an interpolation error. The...
8862156 System effective to demodulate a modulated code and provide content to a user  
A system and method effective to provide content to a user. The system may include a sound device, a smart phone, and a processor. The sound device may produce a modulated code where different...
8857368 Aircraft location system for locating aircraft in water environments  
A method and apparatus for an aircraft location system comprising an aircraft structure and a number of acoustic reflectors associated with the aircraft structure. The number of acoustic...
8854920 Volume rendering of 3D sonar data  
Sonar imaging data obtained by sending multiple sonar pings towards an object is reduced by assigning values measured by each sonar ping to bins, where each bin is fixed in World Space, and...
8854918 Marine seismic streamer steering apparatus  
Marine seismic streamer steering apparatus are described having an elongate body, at least a portion of which is positioned eccentric of a marine seismic streamer, the apparatus having stability...
8854921 Method and device for actively detecting objects in view of previous detection results  
A method for detecting an object within a surrounding area of a vehicle, includes: repeatedly transmitting wave pulses into the surrounding area; repeatedly receiving wave pulses, which correspond...
8854923 Variable resonance acoustic transducer  
A transducer assembly is provided for projecting acoustic signals into a medium. The assembly includes a support member having first and second layers of piezoelectric material mechanically linked...
8854922 Foldable marine seismic source  
The invention relates to a source device for the emission of seismic waves designed to operate by being towed by a vessel. The source device according to the invention comprises at least three...
8854919 Generating inversion ready seismic data  
A technique includes receiving first seismic data acquired by one or more receivers in response to energy produced by one or more seismic sources interacting with a subsurface feature. The first...
8855934 Noise attenuation of seismic data  
The present invention relates to a method of filtering seismic data for noise attenuation. An embodiment of the present invention provides a method of processing seismic data in which the seismic...
8853918 Transducer structure for a transducer probe and methods of fabricating same  
A composite ceramic transducer structure for use in the construction of an ultrasound probe includes a substrate and a plurality of piezoelectric transducer posts. The plurality of piezoelectric...
8848482 Ultrasound probe and ultrasound diagnostic apparatus  
An ultrasound probe connected to an ultrasound diagnostic apparatus configured to transmit an ultrasound beam to a target object is provided. The ultrasound probe includes a switching unit...
8848483 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...
8848481 Reconstructing an acoustic field  
Disclosed is a method of reconstructing a sound field. The method comprises receiving measured values of a first acoustic quantity measured at a set of measurement locations; computing a second...
8848484 Filtering acoustic waveforms in downhole environments  
Methods and apparatus to filter acoustic waveforms in downhole environments are described. An example method involves receiving acoustic waveform data representing acoustic signals traversing at...
8848486 Ultrasonic transmitter having adjustable output  
An ultrasonic transmitter of an ultrasonic occupancy sensing device has adjustable ultrasonic signal output amplitude to prevent overload of an ultrasonic sensor associated with the ultrasonic...
8848485 Sonic/acoustic monitoring using optical distributed acoustic sensing  
Methods and apparatus for performing sonic well logging within a wellbore based on optical Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) are provided. A sonic well logging system based on DAS may be capable...
8843266 Positioning apparatus for excavating and similar equipment  
The complex movements performed by the various components carrying a bucket that performs earth moving work are monitored by means of ultrasound devices relating lengths and angles obtained during...
8842496 Providing indoor location, position, or tracking of a mobile computer using a room dimension  
Providing indoor location, position, or tracking of a mobile computer is disclosed. Outdoor location, indoor location, and determined motion information is used to track the mobile computer indoors.
8842494 Apparatus for sensing motion of a surface  
An apparatus for sensing motion of a surface comprises a stabilized platform comprising a support structure and a moveable mass resiliently suspended with respect to the support structure; a...
8842495 Ultrasonic motion detection  
Movements of objects within a space are adaptively detected by emitting ultrasound waves into the space and detecting reflections of the ultrasound waves, determining locations of objects within...
8842493 Method for offset timing of simultaneous seismic source firing  
A technique enables measuring of the actual firing sequence times in a seismic survey application. The actual firing sequence times are then employed in simultaneous source resolution methods. For...
8842498 Underwater acoustic array, communication and location system  
An underwater communication system comprises a plurality of location and messaging units for sending and receiving ultrasonic energy through water. In accordance with one aspect, each of the...
8840340 Deploying sensor arrays  
There is described an apparatus and method for deploying a sensor array comprising a plurality of sensors (5) joined together by connection cables (6) in one or more “chains”, and connected to an...
8842497 Method and device for internal acoustic monitoring of marine mammals  
The invention is a method directed towards measuring differences in sounds, temperatures and pressures detected within a marine mammal, then analyzing the data to better understand the activities...
8837256 Subterranean survey communication system and technique  
A technique includes acquiring data, which is indicative of operations that are being conducted in connection with a subterranean survey. The technique includes communicating the data in real time...
8837257 Acoustic modulation protocol  
Exemplary embodiments provide a computer-implemented method for generating a modulated acoustic carrier signal for wireless transmission from a speaker of a transmit device to a microphone of a...
8833509 Two component source seismic acquisition and source de-ghosting  
Method for marine seismic acquisition using both monopole (91) and dipole (92) source types. Through a combination of source design and operation and/or combination or summing of the data in a...
8838390 System for gas detection, well data collection, and real time streaming of well logging data  
A system for creating a log during gas detection and monitoring is disclosed herein. The system can include a gas detection and well logging device for sensing and transmitting data, which can...
8837255 Seismic acquisition method and system  
The maximum output of a seismic source array may be reduced by activating the individual seismic sources within these seismic source array in a pattern that is extended in time rather than by the...
8838392 Noise attenuation in passive seismic data  
Passive seismic data is collected from measurements of seismic sensors in respective sensor assemblies, where the passive seismic data is based on measurements collected during periods when no...
8837259 Source for marine seismic acquisition and method  
Method, source and seismic vibro-acoustic source element configured to generate acoustic waves under water. The seismic vibro-acoustic source element includes an enclosure having first and second...
8834369 Receive beamformer for ultrasound  
A method of ultrasound receive beamforming includes receiving a first plurality of sensing signals from target tissue, forming a first plurality of digital sensing signals, and data processing the...
8837258 Method and apparatus for determining acoustic communication rate in micro-devices  
The invention provides devices and methods for using acoustics to communicate between a macro-scale transceiver and a micro-device or between multiple micro-devices. The micro-devices may...
8831269 Bobbin and loudspeaker using the same  
A bobbin includes a stratiform composite structure. The stratiform composite structure includes an amorphous carbon structure and a carbon nanotube film structure composited with the amorphous...
8830791 Measurement of 3D coordinates of transmitter  
Implementations and techniques for measuring 3D coordinates of a transmitter using a receiver and a reflector are generally disclosed. The receiver may be attached asymmetrically to the reflector.
8830788 Sensitivity kernal-based migration velocity analysis in 3D anisotropic media  
Seismic imaging systems and methods that employ sensitivity kernel-based migration velocity analysis in 3D anisotropic media may demonstrate increased stability and accuracy. Survey data analysts...
8831684 Base transceiver station with radiation beam steering and active antenna  
A base transceiver station for a mobile communications network for communicating with a plurality of subscriber devices within a coverage area comprises an active antenna array with a tilt...
8830789 Apparatus and method for imaging a subsurface using accumulated energy of wavefield  
Provided is an apparatus of imaging a subsurface of a target area. The apparatus includes: an observed wavefield acquiring unit configured to acquire an observed wavefield for a target area based...
8830790 Apparatus and method for collecting geophysical information  
An apparatus for collecting geophysical information may include a geophysical information station disposed along a seismic communication cable. A bypass circuit responsive to a command signal is...
8830794 Source for marine seismic acquisition and method  
Method, source and seismic vibro-acoustic source element configured to generate acoustic waves under water. The seismic vibro-acoustic source element includes an enclosure having first and second...
8830793 System and method for collision avoidance in underwater vehicles  
A system for providing collision avoidance in underwater vehicles contains a spectral analysis module for determining expectation value of acoustic (incoherent) intensity. The system also contains...
8831886 System and method for reconstructing microseismic event statistics from detection limited data  
Embodiments of this invention relate to compositions and methods of processing a subterranean formation including collecting microseismic data from one wellbore, collecting amplitude ratio...
8831252 Thermoacoustic device  
A thermoacoustic device includes a substrate, at least two sound wave generators and at least two signal input devices. The substrate has at least two surfaces. Each of the at least two sound wave...
8830787 Resonance method for measuring the electroacoustic constant and permeability of rock formations  
Disclosed is a method for estimating a property of an earth formation penetrated by a borehole. The method includes: transmitting acoustic waves into the formation from an acoustic source disposed...
8830792 Mobile device localization using audio signals  
Mobile device localization using audio signals is described. In an example, a mobile device is localized by receiving a first audio signal captured by a microphone located at the mobile device and...