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8939028 Integrated sensors and sensing methods  
Embodiments relate to integrated sensors and sensing methods. Embodiments relate to integrated sensor layouts. Embodiments are configured to maximize a ratio of sensor spacing over a die area....
8890512 Visual indicator device for proximity sensor  
A device for visually indicating a change in the operational state of a proximity sensor. The device includes a transparent housing having a cavity and a magnet device for generating a magnetic...
8860406 Magnetic encoder having thin detection surface  
A magnetic encoder including an object to be detected, a casing opposite to the object, a magnet and a magnetic sensor accommodated in the casing is provided. The casing of the magnetic encoder...
8829924 Method and apparatus for monitoring physical properties  
This invention relates to methods and apparatus for measuring physical properties using microwave cavity sensors. In operation, a number of microwave cavity sensors are interrogated by a remote...
8742750 Speed sensor pick-up for fluid device  
A speed pick-up ring includes a main body having a plurality of targets and defining a plurality of notches. Each notch is disposed between adjacent targets. Each notch includes a base wall, a...
8604777 Current sensor with calibration for a current divider configuration  
An integrated circuit (IC) current sensor that self-calibrates to adjust its signal gain when employed in a current divider configuration is presented. The current sensor includes an integrated...
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...
8535185 Acquiring and providing player information by means of a multiple sensor system  
A device (120) for acquiring and providing information which can be associated with a football player, said device comprising: an acceleration sensor (129) for detecting accelerations acting on...
8334159 MEMS pressure sensor using capacitive technique  
A micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) pressure sensor includes a silicon spacer defining an opening, a silicon membrane layer mounted above the spacer, a silicon sensor layer mounted above the...
8302285 Method of making a sensing unit  
In a sensing unit according to the present invention, a spring portion having a support portion and a movable portion is conductive. A signal of a sensor portion provided on the movable portion of...
8230577 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Method of making a sensing unit
 
In a sensing unit according to the present invention, a spring portion having a support portion and a movable portion is conductive. A signal of a sensor portion provided on the movable portion of...
8215169 Using pole pieces to guide magnetic flux through a MEMS device and method of making  
Two opposing substrate layers each having one or more recesses filled with magnetic material guide the flow of flux through a coil in a MEMS device layer to provide for closed-loop operation. Flux...
8181493 Position sensing  
A three-axis linear position sensor apparatus may include (a) a reference device adapted as a magnetic field generating element, (b) a receiver pad adapted to measure a magnetic field generated by...
8166818 Using pole pieces to guide magnetic flux through a MEMS device and method of making  
A translational, Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) accelerometer device with precisely formed pole pieces to guide magnetic flux through a coil in a MEMS device layer. An example device...
8122767 D'arsonval movement mems accelerometer  
Microelectromechanical (MEMS) accelerometer and acceleration sensing methods. A MEMS accelerometer includes a housing, a proof mass suspended within the housing by at least one torsional flexure,...
8104345 Miniature acceleration sensor  
A miniature sensor for detecting acceleration and deceleration processes has at least one bar-like spring element which is formed by a nanowire, which is connected by one end to the detector...
8065915 MEMS accelerometer  
Microelectromechanical (MEMS) accelerometer and acceleration sensing methods. A MEMS accelerometer includes a proof mass suspended by at least one hinge type flexure, at least one planar coil...
7997136 MEMS force balance accelerometer  
Microelectromechanical (MEMS) accelerometer and acceleration sensing methods. A MEMS accelerometer includes a proof mass, a planar coil on the proof mass, a magnet, a first pole piece positioned...
7975550 Micromachined sensor for measuring vibration  
There is provided a micromachined sensor for measuring a vibration, based on silicone micromachining technology, in which a conductor having elasticity is connected to masses moving due to a force...
7958782 Device with a magnetic sensor arrangement for detecting acceleration  
Devices (1) are provided with sensor arrangements (2) comprising field generators (10) for generating magnetic fields and first/second/third elements (R1-R4, S1-S4, T1-T4) for detecting...
7932716 Rotation angle sensor and rotation angle sensor system  
Rotation angle sensor and rotation angle sensor system for determining the angle of rotation of a shaft which can rotate at its shaft end, having a housing, having a shaft mount which is mounted...
7926348 Methods and systems for minimizing vibration rectification error in magnetic circuit accelerometers  
Systems and methods for minimizing vibration rectification error in magnetic circuit accelerometers. The systems include an accelerometer with an excitation ring that has a top piece with a lower...
7886600 Motion sensor and portable telephone using the same  
A motion sensor which can easily and accurately detect bearing, attitude and acceleration in any of three-dimensional directions and a portable telephone using the same. The motion sensor...
7886595 Motion sensor having micromechanical sensor and magnetoresistive circuit on same substrate  
A motion sensor includes a substrate at least having one micromechanical acceleration sensor and a magnetoresistive circuit. The micromechanical acceleration sensor and the magnetoresistive...
7859252 Rotational angle detecting devices  
A rotational angle detecting device has a pair of permanent magnets and an angle sensor. Electrical connecting terminals are connected to the angle sensor and further connected to conductors. The...
7784344 Integrated MEMS 3D multi-sensor  
Apparatus, methods, and systems for sensing acceleration and magnetic fields in all three axes from a first capacitive bridge sensor having a first proof mass; and a second capacitive bridge...
7698941 Sensing unit and method of making same  
In a sensing unit according to the present invention, a spring portion having a support portion and a movable portion is conductive. A signal of a sensor portion provided on the movable portion of...
7679865 Spring member for acceleration sensor, acceleration sensor and magnetic disk drive apparatus  
A spring member for an acceleration sensor for detecting acceleration in a direction of a Z-axis that is perpendicular to an X-Y plane includes a movable section having a plane plate shape, for...
7621185 Acceleration sensor and electronic device comprising the same  
There is provided an acceleration sensor that is capable of detecting acceleration with high precision and capable of reducing the size and cost due to its simple structure. The acceleration...
7610998 Disc brake  
A disc brake, especially for utility vehicles, which includes a caliper enclosing a brake disc, a pneumatically or electromotively operated tensioning device for tensioning the brake, which is...
7532991 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...
7523664 Acceleration sensor and magnetic disk drive apparatus  
An acceleration sensor includes a housing member, first and second magnetic field generation members with weights, a spring member with a fulcrum attached to the housing member, and first and...
7443158 Sensor, and method for measuring physical quantity by use of the sensor  
A sensor includes a first X-axis GMR element to a fourth X-axis GMR element fixed on a substrate, and a movable coil movably supported on the substrate. When electric current flows through the...
7420364 Small-sized attitude detection sensor and portable telephone using the small-sized attitude detection sensor  
An attitude detection sensor includes three magnetic sensing parts that detect magnetic field strength in respective directions along three axes perpendicular to each other, and two tilt sensing...
7347097 Servo compensating accelerometer  
A servo compensating accelerometer includes a top housing half and a bottom housing half rigidly connected together, and each having coaxial threaded openings. A sensing element is positioned...
7315446 Hard drive connecting device for notebook computer  
A hard drive connecting device for a notebook PC is installed in a case of the notebook PC for connecting a main board and a hard drive in the case, which includes a flexible board having at least...
7305882 Accelerometer using magnetic transducer technology  
The accelerometer uses magnetic transducer technology. A mass-block, mounted to a base by an elongate member (shaft), moves relative to the base due to accelerations. The elongate-member has at...
7305879 Cross-component superconducting gravity gradiometer with improved linearity and sensitivity and method for gravity gradient sensing  
A cross-component superconducting gravity gradiometer sensitive to off-diagonal components of the gradient tensor includes, for each gradient axis, a pair of closely matched angular accelerometers...
7285952 Rotation angle detecting device  
A rotation angle detecting device is rotated by a rotating object via a gear mechanism to detect a rotation angle of the rotating object. The rotation angle detecting device includes a housing, a...
7271583 Systems and methods for decoding a signal  
A system for decoding a signal of a rotating portion of a machine. The system includes a sensor configured to output N signals based on signals received from the rotating portion, and a processor...
7265539 Calibration of a hall effect sensor  
An actuator having an output shaft, a motor for rotating the output shaft between a first position and a second position, and an electronic control module having a controller and a sensor. The...
7262594 Rotation angle detector  
A rotation angle detector includes a rotator, a detecting rotator, a magnet, an anisotropic magnetoresistive element, an amplifier, and a controller. The controller connects an output terminal of...
7259551 Position sensing for moveable mechanical systems and associated methods and apparatus  
Position sensing of movable elements including but not limited to machine components is disclosed. Motion of a movable element can produce motion of a magnetic field, which can be detected by...
7252001 Three axis active magnetic levitation for inertial sensing systems  
The invention relates to an inertial sensor based on the magnetic levitation of an inertial mass comprising an active magnetic bearing unit arranged in such a way as to levitate the inertial mass...
7253609 Encapsulated measuring apparatus for detecting a velocity and/or acceleration of a rotationally or linearly moved component  
An encapsulated measuring device for detecting a velocity and/or acceleration of a rotationally or linearly moved component. The device includes a measuring device housing having a wall, and a...
7231325 System for evaluating a sensor signal  
The inventive device for evaluating the sensor signal includes the provider for providing the sensor signal, the processor for processing the sensor signal and for providing an information signal...
7219549 Accelerometer with cantilever and magnetic field detector  
An accelerometer for measuring the displacement of a magnet body using magnetic detecting elements is provided, the accelerometer having superior measurement accuracy by suppressing influence of a...
7191654 Methods and systems for adjusting magnetic return path with minimized reluctance  
Accelerometers having higher concentration of flux closer to the proof mass. The invention includes a proof mass, an excitation ring, a magnet, a pole piece, and a coil. The excitation ring...
7185541 MEMS magnetic device and method  
A MEMS device and method of manufacturing comprises a magnetic sensor attached to a frame; at least one magnet adjacent to the magnetic sensor; a proof mass attached to the magnet; a cantilever...
7134448 Transducer for monitoring the position of a movable body  
A transducer for monitoring the position of movable bodies and in particular for monitoring the position of valve flaps and other elements in connection with systems for fire extinction, is...

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