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8645093 Calibrating multi-dimensional sensor for offset, sensitivity, and non-orthogonality  
A multi-dimensional sensor, a magnetometer or accelerometer, is calibrated based on the raw data provided by the sensor. Raw data is collected and may be used to generate ellipse or ellipsoid...
8635043 Locator and transmitter calibration system  
A framework encloses a stepper motor, mounting structure, and circuitry for use in calibrating the responses of utility locators or the precise frequency outputs of locating transmitters, and...
8629777 System and method for magnetometer installation  
A method and system for determining the suitability of a particular location on a mobile craft for mounting a magnetometer includes positioning a magnetometer in a particular location. The...
8630932 Biometric financial transaction system and method  
Tokenless biometric authorization of transaction between a consumer and a merchant uses an identicator and an access device. A consumer registers with the identicator a biometric sample taken from...
8630933 Biometric financial transaction system and method  
Tokenless biometric authorization of transaction between a consumer and a merchant uses an identicator and an access device. A consumer registers with the identicator a biometric sample taken from...
8626451 Method and device for characterization and sensing of exhaust gas and control of engines and components for aftertreatment of exhaust gases  
A method and device allow the determination of the concentrations of a plurality of gas species in a gas mixture based on the output signals from a plurality of gas sensors, each of which is...
8626471 Method and system for testing and calibrating an accelerometer of an electronic device  
A method and system for testing and calibrating an accelerometer of an electronic device are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, there is a method of testing and calibrating an...
8615381 Home power management system  
Systems and methods for managing power usage are provided. The system includes a programmable microprocessor, at least one input mechanism, a memory having instructions and/or other information, a...
8612163 Method and apparatus for providing data processing and control in a medical communication system  
Methods and apparatus for providing data processing and control for use in a medical communication system are provided.
8599453 Exposure correction for scanners  
A method and apparatus for exposure correction in scanners are disclosed. In the method, exposure is corrected for pixels received in an image sensor array. Exposure time is tracked for the...
8600568 Fluid flow management system and associated methods  
A system is provided to control fluid flow in a wastewater treatment system. The wastewater treatment system may include a wastewater treatment plant and a main that connects a plurality of pump...
8594368 Sense/control devices, configuration tools and methods for such devices, and systems including such devices  
A configuration tool including a memory to store instructions, communication circuitry, and a processor coupled to the memory and the communication circuitry. The processor is configured to execute...
8594964 Method for compensating a measured value offset  
In a method for determining an offset of measured values of a multiaxial directional sensor using a superposed signal, a large number of multiaxial measured values are recorded first. Measured...
8589107 Measurement instrument and method  
A measurement instrument having a processor, a first sensor and a second sensor. The processor is adapted to output a measurement signal embodying a measurement of a physical quantity. The first...
8589106 Calibration of a handheld diabetes managing device that receives data from a continuous glucose monitor  
A method for calibrating a handheld diabetes managing device based on data generated by a continuous glucose monitor. The method can include sampling a current of the continuous glucose monitor at...
8589104 Device and method for compensating color shifts in fiber-optic imaging systems  
A color value for an optical fiber of a fiberscope can be generated on the basis of the intensity values of a plurality of sensor elements of a sensor element arrangement that are sensitive to one...
8584586 Roll frequency dependency correction to control magnetic ship signatures  
The present invention provides three different algorithms, namely, the “divide and conquer” algorithm, the “Hiddensee compensation” algorithm, and the “impulse response” algorithm. Any one of thes...
8583392 Inertial measurement unit calibration system  
An electronic device can include an inertial measurement unit (IMU) operative to monitor the movement of the electronic device. The IMU used in the device can be inaccurate due to the manufacturing...
8583382 Torque data logging apparatus, system, and method  
The apparatus, system, and method provides an instrumented container with a contour similar to that of a production container which includes two portions spaced apart and joined by a torque sensor....
8578775 Generation, injection and use of pilot tones for gyro system characterization  
A microcontroller-based method and apparatus are described for generating one or more amplitude and frequency selectable low frequency pilot tone signals (PT) that are injected into an embedded...
8583402 Portable monitoring devices and methods of operating same  
The present inventions, in one aspect, are directed to an activity monitoring system including a portable activity monitoring device comprising a housing having a physical size and shape that is...
8583401 Method and device for analyzing positions  
The method and device for analyzing position are disclosed. By analyzing sensing information with at least one zero-crossing, each position can be analyzed. The number of analyzed positions may be...
8577629 Method and system for transducer element fault detection for phased array ultrasonic instruments  
A method and system related to phased array ultrasonic systems identifies faults in individual element on a regular basis. The method and system are based on a simple approach of calculating energy...
RE44582 Magnetic data processing device  
In a magnetic data processing device, an input part sequentially inputs magnetic data outputted from a two-dimensional or three-dimensional magnetic sensor. The magnetic data is two-dimensional or...
8577639 Method and apparatus for accurately calibrating a spectrometer  
A calibration assembly for a spectrometer is provided. The assembly includes a spectrometer having n detector elements, where each detector element is assigned a predetermined wavelength value. A...
8577633 Gyro zero turn rate offset correction over temperature in a personal mobile device  
A personal mobile device housing contains a display screen, a wireless telephony communications transceiver, and a battery charger interface. A temperature sensor and a gyro sensor whose zero turn...
8577640 Magnetometer bias and anomaly detector  
The computer implemented method, system or computer program product comprises collecting magnetometer data from the device; and calculating a center of a shape of the magnetometer data as a result...
8577641 Method for calibration of dynamic motion sensors  
An improved method for calibration of dynamic motion sensors. In one aspect, the method comprises sending a low frequency driving signal to an exciter to generate a harmonic movement in a shaker...
8561944 System and method for desaturation of a control moment gyroscope  
A method of de-saturating a control moment gyroscope that leverages a torque on an aircraft that is generated by airflow over the aircraft. As an aircraft navigates through an airspace, the...
8566042 Direct contact force measurement system  
A system for measuring forces from a rotating object is presented. In one aspect, the measurement system has a plurality of strain sensors that are configured to attach to the sidewall of a tire of...
8566057 Method for self-adjustment of a triaxial acceleration sensor during operation, and sensor system having a three-dimensional acceleration sensor  
A method for self-adjustment of a triaxial acceleration sensor during operation includes: calibrating the sensor; checking the self-adjustment for an interfering acceleration, with the aid of a...
8563909 Automatic re-initialization of resonant sensors in rocket and missile guidance systems  
An apparatus and method improves the fault tolerance of a rocket or missile guidance system which includes a resonant sensor. When improper initialization is detected, the resonant sensor is...
8560260 Rotation angle positioning device  
In a rotation angle positioning device 6 including: a rotation angle detection device 7 which has a detection target ring 8 and an angle detection sensor 9; and a rotating-shaft driving device 10...
8560261 Data cable powered sensor fixture  
A sensor fixture can be affixed within a wall and powered using the same cable along which data signals are transmitted. A data cable is attached to the fixture, and power for a sensor is isolated...
8560252 Coupling element of a sensor of an ultrasonic, flow measuring device  
A coupling element of a sensor of an ultrasonic, flow measuring device, which includes at least three rods having, in each case, a first rod end and a second rod end. The rods, in each case, have,...
8554495 Head impact analysis and comparison system  
Systems and methods for head impact injury prediction. A computer implemented method is provided for event based injury predictions. The computer implemented method receives an indication of sensor...
8552739 Electronic device and method for correcting time-domain reflectometers  
In an electronic device and a method of correcting time-domain reflectometers, two channels of a time-domain reflectometer are connected to a corrector using cables, and the two channels are...
8554505 System and method for calibrating and monitoring the condition of a sensor device  
A system and method allow a sensor device that is used in a process stream to be efficiently calibrated and monitored as to its operating condition. The sensor device is a measuring probe with a...
8554504 Positioning apparatus, positioning method and storage medium for positioning of pedestrian by autonomous navigation  
Disclosed is a positioning apparatus including: an autonomous navigation sensor which is held by a pedestrian and which outputs periodic oscillation and direction information; a step length data...
8548765 Dynamically self-adjusting sensor  
A dynamically self-adjusting sensor is disclosed. In one embodiment, a sample module repeatedly generates an electronic signal related to a characteristic of an environment. A window module...
8549484 Configuration information verification apparatus and configuration information verification method  
A configuration information verification apparatus includes an alive monitoring information collecting unit for collecting alive monitoring information from a plurality of configuration items...
8548755 Flow rate measurement device  
Switching a transmitting and receiving direction of two transducers (2,3) in the forward and the reverse direction, a time differential memory part (17b) storing a propagation time differential...
8548766 Systems and methods for gyroscope calibration  
A method that compensates gyroscopes comprises rotating a sensor platform with three gyroscopes, three accelerometers and three magnetometers thereon; determining a first rotation vector Og based...
8543348 Method and arrangement for automatic calibrating of spectrometers  
An arrangement and method for calibrating a spectrometer with a spectrometric apparatus for measuring spectral fractions of the substance to be examined as well as with a calibration unit. The...
8538717 Method of absorbance correction in a spectroscopic heating value sensor  
A method and apparatus for absorbance correction in a spectroscopic heating value sensor in which a reference light intensity measurement is made on a non-absorbing reference fluid, a light...
8527230 Sensor control apparatus  
An oxygen sensor control apparatus (10) obtains a correction coefficient for calibrating the relation between oxygen concentration and an output value of an oxygen sensor (20), when a fuel cut...
8527225 Estimation apparatus and estimation method  
An estimation apparatus has a controller which estimates an internal reaction of a secondary battery. The controller calculates a voltage drop amount due to an internal resistance of the secondary...
8527229 Test systems with multiple antennas for characterizing over-the-air path loss  
Calibration equipment for calibrating multiple test stations in a test system is provided. Each test station may include a test unit, a test chamber with multiple antennas, and radio-frequency (RF)...
8527228 Calibration for three dimensional motion sensor  
An electronic device can include an inertial measurement unit (IMU) operative to monitor the movement of the electronic device. The IMU used in the device can be inaccurate due to the manufacturing...
8521473 Method of adaptive data acquisition  
Methods for adaptive data acquisition are disclosed herein. In one aspect, methods for adaptive data acquisition include performing a first sensing method on a signal having a plurality of...