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8971713 Identification and communication systems  
In some embodiments, an identification and communication system described herein comprises one or more query units and one or more response units, wherein at least one query unit comprises a query...
8965210 Directional remote control  
A remote control unit generates a first beam which a user points at one of a plurality of information appliances to select that appliance. After selecting the desired appliance, the user then...
8870146 Multi-positional mount for personal electronic devices with a magnetic interface  
A stand assembly for holding handheld electronic devices in a multitude of positions or locations having a first section with a curved end magnetically attached to second section having and...
8831429 Near field combat identification  
Systems and methods are provided regarding an optical communication system for both short- and long-range applications employing specialized diffusive elements. An interrogator unit can utilize a...
8593282 RTLS-enabled tag reclamation receptacle  
Techniques are provided for reducing the transmission of infrared (IR) signals outside of a reclamation receptacle. Techniques include using a reclamation receptacle having an IR transmitter...
8503883 System and method for improved infrared communication between consumer appliances  
Optical or electrical attenuation is provided at the infrared (IR) receiver of a first device, such as a remote control, together with a commensurate increase in output of the IR transmitter of an...
8457498 Methods and apparatus for target identification  
Methods and apparatus for target identification are disclosed. An example method for target identification disclosed herein comprises establishing an optical communication link with a potential...
8391710 Optical sensor system, optical sensor device and bus segment for connecting the device to a bus of the system  
An optical sensor system comprises one or more optical sensor devices, a master device and an electrical bus connecting the sensor devices to the master device. The bus comprises a signal daisy...
8184980 Method and system for fiber-optic monitoring of spatially distributed components  
A system for monitoring ancillary elements of an electric power distribution network, includes an optical fiber path associated with the ancillary elements to be monitored, respective optical...
8125371 System and method for reducing incidences of friendly fire  
The invention provides a system and method for reducing the instance of friendly fire by having the weapon aiming system include means for emitting an optical signal encoded with the identity of...
8068737 Remote control device, apparatus control device, and remote control method  
A remote control method for remotely controlling a plurality of electronic apparatuses connected to an apparatus control device using a remote control device includes the following steps. The...
8051597 Scout sniper observation scope  
A method and system for an observation system for use in weapon aiming is disclosed. An observation scope displays azimuth and elevation adjustments. Meteorological information is gathered by one...
8027591 Resonant quantum well modulator driver  
A drive circuit and method of controlling a quantum well modulator are disclosed. The drive circuit can be disposed in an optical transceiver having a quantum well modulator configured to...
8019229 Apparatus, system, method, and program for visible light communication  
A visible light communication apparatus enables an operator to visually recognize a communication state during visual light communication. The apparatus includes a light emitting section which...
8010219 Computer automated test and processing system of RFID tags  
An automated system for the processing of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags. The automated system allows for the simultaneous processing of multiple individual tags through the use of...
7974536 System and method for pre-configuring and authenticating data communication links  
An electronic device includes a data processor and data communication mechanism for: (a) transmitting, via an optical link, configuration and authentication requests/information for a second data...
7949258 Radio communication system, radio communication apparatus and radio communication method as well as computer program  
It is possible to realize remote control in a reflection wave transmission system, and enhance operability for a mobile apparatus having a reflector. The mobile apparatus comprises a reflector and...
7933293 Link margin notification using return frame  
Disclosed herein are techniques for power management in wireless networks. Based upon receipt of an indication of the link margin of a receiving wireless device, a transmitting wireless device may...
7917034 Synchronization and processing of secure information via optically transmitted data  
A method and device enables data communication via optical pulses from a light source of an electronic device. A data transfer interface is provided to support processing of selected data by a...
7856185 Wireless monitoring of optoelectronic modules and network components  
An optoelectronic module for converting and coupling an information-containing electrical signal with an optical fiber including a housing having an electrical input for coupling with an external...
7831150 Secure covert combat identification friend-or-foe (IFF) system for the dismounted soldier  
A combat IFF system, for use in a combat exercise or on the battlefield, including a helmet-mounted passive IFF response unit and a weapon-mounted IFF interrogatory unit for each soldier. Infrared...
7684708 All-optical flip-flop and control methods thereof  
Embodiments of the invention pertain to remote optical control of holding beam-type, optical flip-flop devices, as well as to the devices themselves. All-optical SET and RE-SET control signals...
7616895 Safety edge with status and failure recognition  
A device and method for operating an optoelectronic safety sensitive edge (100) for the safeguarded motor-driven movement of a gate having a closing edge (141). The device has a deformable,...
7526149 Dual wavelength strain-temperature Brillouin sensing system and method  
An optical fiber strain-temperature sensing system includes first and second optical sources respectively generating first and second light signals having different wavelengths. Optical...
7493046 Remote control transmitter  
Light emitting diodes are placed side by side at a front end of the remote control transmitter in a manner that their maximum radiation directions, i.e. radiation directions each giving a maximum...
7480460 Dynamic strain distributed fiber optic sensor  
A distributed fiber optic sensor simultaneously interrogates the sensing fiber with two counter propagating light beams. One beam is set to a constant frequency. The second beam is modified to...
7394982 Current sensing system  
A current sensing system comprises a current transformer; a burden resistor connected across a secondary of the current transformer; a piezo-optic sensor coupled to the burden resistor, comprising...
7376351 Data communications system and method for communication between infrared devices  
A data communication system for facilitating communication between infrared devices having an initiating optical interface port that includes an IR emitter and an optical sensor. A receiving...
7308202 Secure covert combat identification friend-or-foe (IFF) system for the dismounted soldier  
A combat IFF system, for use in a combat exercise or on the battlefield, including a helmet-mounted passive IFF response unit and a weapon-mounted IFF interrogatory unit for each soldier. Infrared...
7027736 Addressable system for light fixture modules  
An addressable system for light fixtures is described wherein a plurality of light fixture modules is individually or collectively addressable for programming by remote control. The remote control...
7024119 Addressable light fixture module  
An addressable light fixture is described wherein a light fixture module is individually addressable for programming by remote control. The remote control may individually select each light...
6985069 Remote control with status indicator  
A remote control for controlling consumer electronic devices and/or PC's. The remote control including a progress/status indicator for indicating the status of a download process or the status of...
6791467 Adaptive remote controller  
A method and system for the remote controlling of appliances includes an adaptive remote controller that adapts itself automatically to its environment so as to remotely control a plurality of...
6664915 Identification friend or foe system including short range UV shield  
An identification friend or foe system for use by a weapon to determine whether a target that has been selected is a friendly target comprises a signal source attached to the target and arranged...
6356208 Structure for a car sensing infrared communication device placed over a lane of a freeway  
A structure for an infrared ray communication device placed over a lane which encloses a wireless infrared communication device and includes an upper cover for an attachment lens, an attachment...
6097330 Optical friendly fire avoidance system  
A friendly fire avoidance system employing a two-way communications system using the transmission and the receipt of optical pulses to enable a first concentration of ground troops to identify a...
6091527 Communications device having an optical bus, and a method for controlling its operation  
An electronic communications device contains at least two modules (7, 8) which are connected to one another via an optical bus (4). In an energy-saving mode, each of the modules (7, 8) is switched...
5969835 Automated infrared test signal generator  
An automated signal generator apparatus allows testing of remotely-controlled electronic devices to verify functionality and reliability, or for product set-up, initialization or configuration....
5966227 Active cooperative tuned identification friend or foe (ACTIFF)  
An optical identification friend-or-foe (IFF) system for vehicles comprises an active cooperative identification friend-or-foe (ACTIFF) system wherein a responder optical head is located on each...
5966226 Combat communication system  
The combat communication system is used for "identification friend or foe", firing simulation during practice, and/or combat aiming for live night shooting. Each participant wears a harness...
5959531 Optical interface between receiver and tag response signal analyzer in RFID system for detecting low power resonant tags  
Noise reduction schemes are provided in a radio frequency identification (RFID) system for use with RFID intelligent tags. Fiber optics are used to communicate analog tag response signals from the...
5945921 Apparatus and method for confirming remote control command response  
A remote control command response confirming apparatus which includes a remote control command reception device for performing an operation corresponding to a received command signal in response...
5892221 Combat simulation method and system utilizing lasers with wireless activation  
A combat simulation system to be used with models of weapons platforms to simulate firing and target "hits", and to register the firing and the hits, including a remote control, operated by a...
5870215 Covert selective acquisition device for identifying friend or foe  
A compact infrared identification and communication assembly, including a transponder device and at least one interrogator device, is provided. Each device includes a housing having an opening...
5831551 System for traffic information acquisition in vehicles  
The invention concerns traffic information acquisition systems for vehicles, which systems have a first opto-electrical transceiver on the vehicle side and a second opto-electrical transceiver...
5794117 Cable television network with upstream channel specialized for sending upstream information signals  
The network comprises a tree specialized in sending information signals upstream, comprising optical-fibre branches. In a junction (L5), an opto-electric conversion is performed in a receiver...
5729210 Remote operating system  
A remote operating system including a remote operating device 20 having the transmitting/receiving function and a learning function, a slave unit 30 provided in any of a variety of main body...
5710648 Optical communication system and remote sensor interrogation  
A sensing system including an optical receiver for receiving downstream optical signals and for converting the downstream optical signals to downstream electrical signals. An optical transducer...
5686722 Selective wavelength identification friend or foe (SWIFF)  
An optical identification friend-or-foe (IFF) system for vehicles comprises a Selective Wavelength IFF (SWIFF) system with a tunable optical beacon being located on each similarly equipped...
5648862 Night vision device with audio communication and identification facility  
A night vision device includes an image intensifier tube for providing an intensified image of a dim or night-time scene. The night vision device also includes provision for full duplex...

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