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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...
8521462 Calibration system for a pressure-sensitive catheter  
A calibration apparatus includes a fixture, which is coupled to accept a probe so that a distal tip of the probe presses against a point in the fixture and produces first measurements indicative of...
8521247 Certification apparatus and method for a medical device computer  
Provided herein are methods and apparatuses for certifying computers for use in conjunction with medical devices. These methods may be used in conjunction with a computer that includes software for...
8513589 Indexed optical encoder, method for indexing an optical encoder, and method for dynamically adjusting gain and offset in an optical encoder  
An optical encoder may include an encoder disk, an illumination system, and a detector to detect light diffracted from the encoder disk. The encoder disk may include a signal track comprising a...
8515704 Calibrating breathalyzer  
The calibrating breathalyzer comprises an alcohol sensor, a non-volatile memory, a processing unit or processor, a display and a housing to house these components. The processing unit can calibrate...
8515694 Methods and systems for gauging multiple hydrocarbon fuel mixtures  
A method for operating a fuel quantity gauging system is described. The method includes utilizing redundant sensor sets at separate locations within a fuel tank to measure properties of the fuel...
8510067 Quality assurance system and method for point-of-care testing  
An improved quality assurance system and method for point-of-care testing are disclosed. The present invention provides quality assurance for laboratory quality tests performed by a blood analysis...
8510068 Photoelectric smoke sensor  
Provided is a photoelectric smoke sensor capable of correcting a sensitivity according to a state of contamination. The photoelectric smoke sensor includes: a storage section (6) for storing a zero...
8504308 System and method for fatigue analysis of a bottom hole assembly  
A system and a method analyze fatigue damage of a bottom hole assembly (“BHA”), and more specifically, use a multi-scale approach for fatigue analysis of a BHA. Three length scales may be used in ...
8490601 Method for estimating the temperature of a gas pressure sensor attached to a wall of a diesel engine and use of one such method  
The invention relates to a method for estimating the temperature of a gas pressure sensor attached to a wall of a turbocharged motor vehicle diesel engine, said sensor being positioned upstream of...
8478557 Method and apparatus for providing analyte monitoring system calibration accuracy  
Methods, system and devices for providing improved calibration accuracy of continuous glucose monitoring system based on insulin delivery information are provided.
8473238 Temperature measurement correction using multiple temperature sensors  
Correcting a temperature measurement of a target sensed at one temperature sensor in an asset tracking device by using another temperature sensor. The asset tracking device includes at least one...
8464571 Systems and methods for determining resonant frequency and quality factor of overdamped systems  
A calibration system for a MEMS system having at least one overdamped motion axis includes a measurement module for determining a location of a pole of a MEMS device in the overdamped motion axis,...
8458715 System for allocating resources to optimize transition from a current state to a desired state  
Described is a Distributed Resource Allocation System (DRAS) for sensor control and planning. The DRAS comprises an information framework module that is configured to specify performance goals,...
8452680 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...
8447550 Compact fixed-source array test station for calibration of a semi-active laser (SAL) seeker  
A fixed-source array test station provides a compact cost-effective high-throughput test bed for testing optical sensors that require stimulus at fixed angular positions. An array of fixed...
8447539 Electromagnetic field distribution measurement apparatus  
An electromagnetic field distribution measurement apparatus (10) according to the present invention includes: an electromagnetic field probe (20) for measuring an electromagnetic field...
8447536 Medium density measuring system  
A measuring system for the precise measuring a density of a medium, flowing in a line. compressible. The measuring system comprises: a temperature sensor and a pressure sensor. Both sensors...
8447528 Remote vehicle emissions sensing system and method for differentiating water from hydrocarbons  
Water droplets in exhaust gas that is, or was, analyzed by a remote emissions sensing system are detected. The detection may be made using measurements generally captured by the remote emissions...
8437970 Restoring and storing magnetometer calibration data  
Responsive to a recalibration trigger event, magnetometer data output by a magnetometer can be compared to historical magnetometer data previously output by the magnetometer. If a match is...
8437972 Sensor bias estimation for multiple hypothesis tracker  
A method for measuring sensor bias and a method for estimating sensor bias is provided. Road location data is obtained. Sensor observation data is obtained. A sensor observation is identified that...
8422567 Signal transmission apparatus and method  
According to an aspect of the embodiment, a signal transmission apparatus includes a sine wave output unit that outputs a sine wave to a transmission path, network analyzers and that analyze...
8417856 High speed sensor data transfer interface  
A high speed sensor data transfer interface is described. The interface combines a bridge circuit, carrier voltage source, first order RC high pass filter, reference power supply, Bessel filter,...
8417413 Oxygen sensor control apparatus  
In an oxygen sensor control apparatus, after start of fuel cut, the weighted average Ipd of corrected values obtained by multiplying the output value of a mounted oxygen sensor by a correction...
8412480 Method for determining the angular magnitude of imaging acquiring apparatus and vehicle collision warning system using thereof  
The invention provides a method for determining the angular magnitude of an imaging acquiring apparatus, which is capable of obtaining an arranging angular magnitude with respect to the imaging...
8412478 Device for determining an error induced by a high-pass filter and associated error correction method  
Device for determining an error induced by a high-pass filter in a signal, including a unit (3) for calculating the error according to the formula: E(t)=Ve(t)−Vs(t)=2·Π·Fc·∫α=t0t(Vs(α)− Vs(α))·dα+E...
8401809 System and method for adjusting an on-line appearance sensor system  
A system, apparatus and method are provided for adjusting an on-line appearance sensor system (OnLASS) for color and other appearance characteristic(s) of a web product produced during a production...
8401824 Method for determining an output value of a sensor of automation technology  
In a method for determining an output value of a sensor of automation technology, in a case in which the sensor has a non-linear characteristic curve K, which is pointwise specified, help points Hj...
8392142 Algorithmic reduction of vehicular magnetic self-noise  
Removal of extraneous magnetic measurement components from magnetic anomaly detection (MAD) tends to increase its accuracy. Conventional removal accounts for anomalous magnetism manifested by the...
8392143 Fixed-source array test station for calibration of a semi-active laser (SAL) seeker  
A fixed-source array test station provides a cost-effective high-throughput test bed for testing optical sensors that require stimulus at fixed angular positions. A SAL seeker requires stimulus at...
8378780 Connected sensor system, network unit, and sensor unit  
The present invention provides a connected sensor system which can be easily used by the user and which can give an external input to each sensor unit without making the wiring complicated, and...
8374819 Actuator-based calibration system for a pressure-sensitive catheter  
A calibration apparatus includes a fixture coupled to hold a distal end of a medical probe. An actuator is configured to press against the distal tip of the probe and apply to the distal tip...
8370098 Measuring system for a medium flowing in a process line  
A measuring system for precise measuring a density of a medium flowing in a pipe line. The measuring system comprises a temperature sensor and a pressure sensor. Both sensors communicate with a...
8370099 Method of calibrating a measurement sensor  
Method of calibrating an angular sensor includes a transducer for converting a real value of a physical quantity (φ), lying within an overall range of variations, into an electrical signal (VS1) ...
8364431 Field device calibration  
A calibrator for field devices is provided. In one aspect, the calibrator has the ability to communicate in accordance with at least two process communication protocols, and tests an attached...
8359182 Methods and systems for evaluating the performance of MEMS-based inertial navigation systems  
Disclosed are systems and methods for evaluating the navigation performance of MEMS inertial sensors. The method uses MEMS inertial sensors static data signals to estimate the static sensor errors...
8359178 Method and apparatus for identifying erroneous sensor outputs  
A method for identifying erroneous sensor outputs is provided. The method includes obtaining a first plurality of samples from a sensor over a period of time. A mean of the plurality of samples is...
8352205 Multivariate optical elements for nonlinear calibration  
The present subject matter is direct to methodologies for calibrating data obtained from an optical analysis system. An initial calibration matrix of sampled analyte concentrations is modified...
8352207 Methods for calibrating a fluorometer  
Some embodiments provide methods for calibrating a fluorometer in order to account for one or more optical properties of a water sample affecting fluorescence measurements. In some cases one or...
8344919 Processing system compensating DC offset and gain error  
A processing system including a first processing module and a second processing module is disclosed. The first processing module transforms and amplifies a grounded signal to generate a first...
8346494 Physical quantity measurement device  
The physical quantity measurement device involves a terminal unit, a sensor, a storage unit, an output unit, a communication unit, a control unit, and a discriminating unit. The terminal unit has a...
8342741 Method for operating a sensor arrangement  
A method is disclosed for operating a sensor arrangement having at least one measuring sensor and at least one reference sensor for recording the same physical variable, and having an analysis unit...
8339689 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...
8340908 Calibration of tracking device  
A tracking device may be used to detect a position or movement of an object. The tracking device may include a housing that supports an emitter. The emitter may transmit a first signal. A...
8340860 Acceleration detection device, acceleration detection method, and neutral control device employing same  
An acceleration detection device for detecting detected acceleration of a vehicle is provided with a stopped acceleration detector, an acceleration change detector, an acceleration estimating unit...