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9020776 Inclination angle compensation systems and methods  
An inclination angle compensation system for determining an inclination angle of a machine is disclosed. The inclination angle compensation system may have a non-gravitational acceleration...
8954271 Method and system for determining relative displacement and heading for navigation  
A system and method for determining a location of a mobile object is provided. The system determines the location of the mobile object by determining distances between a plurality of sensors...
8914235 System and method for detecting a user location using a latest available location  
A system and method for location detection is disclosed. The system and method may derive estimates of a user's location by interfacing with other sources of location data. In one aspect of the...
8880342 Moving body position detection system, moving body position detection apparatus, moving body position detection method, and computer-readable storage medium  
A moving body position detection system including an unit acquiring dead reckoning navigation information including a moving body direction; a unit identifying a moving body position based on the...
8862395 Coded marker navigation system and method  
A navigation system and method for determining a location of a navigator in a navigation environment using coded markers located within the navigation environment. In one example, the navigation...
8855929 Using object to align and calibrate inertial navigation system  
The initialization of an inertial navigation system is performed using information obtained from an image of an object. Positional and orientational information about the object in a global...
8798908 Method of supporting location services in a mobile radio communications system  
A method for supporting location services in a mobile radio communications system, in which method a mobile station receives from at least one network element involved in location services, for...
8788122 Wing load alleviation methods and apparatus  
Wing load alleviation methods and apparatus are disclosed. An example method includes collecting data related to a condition of an aircraft; and when a condition identifier implemented via a logic...
8700323 Underwater navigation system  
An underwater navigation system for indicating a return direction from an underwater return position to a starting position includes a processor and a power source, a three-dimensional compass, a...
8700322 Efficient use of expected user altitude data to aid in determining a position of a mobile station  
A method and apparatus for using a predetermined portion of terrain elevation maps in a database for aiding in computing a three-dimensional position of a wireless station. Instead of using the...
8700324 Machine navigation system having integrity checking  
A navigation system for a machine is disclosed. The navigation system may have a navigation unit configured to measure a position of a machine at a first time and at a second time, and at least a...
8615351 Driving assistance apparatus and vehicle driving assistance system for determining entry into or exit from a parking lot  
A driving assistance apparatus mounted to a vehicle is disclosed. The apparatus determines whether an amount of change in tire wheel speed of each tire wheel of the vehicle exceeds a threshold....
8600669 Mobile device with on-screen optical navigation  
A mobile computing device, including a main body, a processor and associated memory housed within the main body, a display screen housed within the main body and responsive to signals from the...
8565984 System and method of steering for a work vehicle towing a towed implement on lateral slopes  
A steering system for a work vehicle towing a towed implement is described. A steering control unit is coupled to a location signal generation arrangement on the vehicle, a steering actuator, a...
8566034 Inclinometer with calibration  
An inclinometer using a forward speed, a yaw angle rate, a forward acceleration and external altitude information in order to calculate an inclination angle. The inclinometer performs an automatic...
8560235 Apparatus and method for calculating absolute movement path and recording medium  
An absolute-movement-path calculating apparatus includes a direction acquiring part detecting a movement direction of the terminal at a given timing; a movement-distance calculating part...
8467967 Smart-phone bracket for car and truck navigation  
Inertial navigation systems for wheeled vehicles with constrained motion degrees of freedom are described. Various parts of the navigation systems may be implemented in a smart-phone.
8442765 Shared state selection and data exchange for collaborative navigation using conditionally independent parallel filters  
A method for collaborative navigation comprises initializing a conditionally independent filter on a local platform, propagating the conditionally independent filter forward in time, and when a...
8412457 Method and apparatus for setting destination in navigation terminal  
A method and apparatus are provided for setting a desired destination in a navigation terminal. A position information message is received. Position coordinates corresponding to the position...
8406996 Cordless inertial vehicle navigation  
Inertial navigation systems for wheeled vehicles with constrained motion degrees of freedom are described.
8380362 Systems and methods for remotely collaborative vehicles  
Methods and architecture systems for controlling vehicle systems are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of remotely controlling a vehicle includes estimating a position of the vehicle. A...
8374784 System and method for determining the geographic location of a device  
A method and apparatus for estimating a location of a device. For each of a plurality of locations of a device, a set of positional data is determined from signals received from a plurality of...
8355868 Method and system for spectral image celestial navigation  
A method and system for a multi-spectrum celestial navigation system includes a first sensor responsive to at least a first and a second wavelength band of electromagnetic radiation. The sensor is...
8346480 Navigation and control system for autonomous vehicles  
A navigation and control system including a sensor configured to locate objects in a predetermined field of view from a vehicle. The sensor has an emitter configured to repeatedly scan a beam into...
8306747 Travel way measurement system  
A mobile platform, sensors mounted on the mobile platform, computers, data storage devices, power system, data acquisition hardware, and software form a Travel Way Measurement System. The mobile...
8301366 Vehicle speed determination from audio input for dead reckoning determination in a portable navigation device  
A portable navigation device displaying map information and navigation instructions for use in a vehicle is disclosed. The portable navigation device includes a memory, a display for displaying...
8290707 Mobile device with on-screen optical navigation  
A mobile computing device, including a main body, a processor and associated memory housed within the main body, a display screen housed within the main body and responsive to signals from the...
8249808 Method and apparatus for setting destination in navigation terminal  
Provided is a navigation system including method of setting a destination in a navigation terminal, which includes receiving a position information message; and setting position coordinates...
8150651 Acceleration compensated inclinometer  
An inclinometer using a speedometer and a forward-looking accelerometer for measuring inclination angle.
8116921 Follower vehicle control system and method for forward and reverse convoy movement  
A vehicle control system for causing a follower vehicle to follow a leader may have a tether system mounted to the follower vehicle. The tether system may include a tether having an end adapted to...
8086419 Systems and methods for adding landmarks for visual simultaneous localization and mapping  
The invention is related to methods and apparatus that use a visual sensor and dead reckoning sensors to process Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM). These techniques can be used in robot...
8086405 Compensation for mounting misalignment of a navigation device  
Compensating for the misalignment of a navigation device with respect to a vehicle is described. In one example, the compensation is made by applying a high pass filter to a measured acceleration...
7991576 Indoor navigation system and method  
This document discusses, among other things, a portable device that generates position and orientation data to facilitate movement within a building. The device can be, for example, handheld or...
7831389 Map evaluation system and map evaluation method  
An absolute position detector of a navigation device detects an absolute position of a vehicle. An on-map position of the vehicle is acquired based on the detected absolute position to be on a...
7768393 System and method for asset tracking  
A system and method for asset tracking utilizing a wireless device. An asset such as a vehicle can be equipped with a 3-axis geomagnetic sensor and an accelerometer in association with a remote...
7672776 Mobile device with on-screen optical navigation  
A mobile computing device, including a main body, a processor and associated memory housed within the main body, a display screen housed within the main body and responsive to signals from the...
7664599 Apparatus for generating digital lane mark  
A digital lane mark generation apparatus generates a highly accurate and inexpensive three-dimensional mathematical expression orbit map (a digital lane mark). The apparatus includes a GPS...
7643935 Parking assist systems, methods, and programs  
Parking assist systems, methods and programs identify a position of a vehicle and obtain image data of an area around the vehicle from a camera on the vehicle. The systems, methods, and programs...
7317184 Kinematic sensors employing atom interferometer phases  
An apparatus and method for determining the coordinates of a body, where the coordinates express the body's inertial or kinematic properties, including, for example, its trajectory. The apparatus...
7103471 Multi-mode navigation device and method  
A method and apparatus for providing dead reckoning position data, orientation, and heading of a person is disclosed. The apparatus uses an algorithm that automatically determines the appropriate...
6898434 Apparatus and method for the automatic positioning of information access points  
An apparatus and method for the automatic positioning of information access points. An electronically connected individual (ECI) passes within range of a first information access point (IAP) and...
6871138 Rugged, waterproof, navigation device with touch panel  
An electronic device includes a housing, a processor located within the housing and a memory in communication with the processor. The electronic device includes a display in communication with the...
6804580 Method and control system for controlling a plurality of robots  
A system for controlling a plurality of robots and a method for controlling said system. Said system comprises a plurality of controllers, each having an associated motion system adapted to...
6792352 Vehicle data bus system with positioning means  
A vehicle data bus system includes locating means which comprise a locating computing unit and a locating sensor system which contains at least one GPS receiver with associated GPS antenna and...
6694233 System for relative vehicle navigation  
A navigation system for navigating an autonomous vehicle along a path that is confined by walls that are within range of on-board sensors is described. The system determines the relative location...
6687571 Cooperating mobile robots  
A miniature mobile robot provides a relatively inexpensive mobile robot. A mobile robot for searching an area provides a way for multiple mobile robots in cooperating teams. A robotic system with...
6549845 Dead reckoning pedometer  
A system to determine the location of a person within a structure utilizes a magnetometer, magnets, pressure sensors and a CPU to calculate the length and direction of each step. The data may be...
6510367 Delay coordinating system for a system of operatively coupled agricultural machines  
An improved mobile agricultural products crop input application control system is associated with a plurality of operably coupled application machines including a delay coordinating system...
6323807 Indoor navigation with wearable passive sensors  
A wearable device is configured for navigating in an indoor environment. The device includes passive sensors for measuring environmental physical conditions at known locations in the indoor...
6320517 Map information displaying device  
A map information display device for a displacement body is provided with a position detection section (23) detecting a present position of a displacement body based on an output of a speed sensor...

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