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US20130286377 Using Multispectral Satellite Data to Determine Littoral Water Depths Despite Varying Water Turbidity  
Satellite data is used to determine water depth by accounting for the changing turbidity of the water over time and without requiring calibration using SONAR measurements. Radiance values at...
US20130049588 METHOD FOR DETERMINING AN ILLUMINATION RANGE OF AT LEAST ONE HEADLIGHT AND METHOD FOR CALIBRATING A LIGHT EMISSION OF AT LEAST ONE HEADLIGHT OF A VEHICLE  
A method for determining an illumination range of at least one headlight of a vehicle includes a step of detecting at least one road-marking feature, which is illuminated by the at least one...
US20110057581 Floor Plan Deduction Using Lighting Control and Sensing  
An apparatus and method of deducing building floor plan information are disclosed. One method includes changing an intensity of light generated from a plurality of lights within a building. A...
US20130033694 PROXIMITY SENSOR DISTANCE DETECTION AMBIGUITY REMOVAL  
Example methods, apparatuses, or articles of manufacture are disclosed herein that may be utilized, in whole or in part, to facilitate or support one or more operations or techniques for proximity...
US20110102764 LIDAR SYSTEM  
Methods and systems for using spectrally separated light pulses to collect more LIDAR information are presented. In one embodiment, a monochromatic pulse is transmitted to collect range...
US20090225299 LASER SPOT TRACKER AND TARGET IDENTIFIER  
A laser spot tracker device comprising a laser tracker receiver using a quadrant detector incorporated into a pair of binoculars or optical telescope system with a crosshair or reticule....
US20110069299 Distance-measuring device of measuring distance according to variation of imaging location and calibrating method thereof  
A distance-measuring device is utilized for measuring a measured distance between a measured object and the distance-measuring device. The distance-measuring device reduces the effect of a...
US20090151548 POSITION SENSING DEVICE  
A method, operation position sensor device for an electronic musical, and musical instrument for detecting an operation position of an operation member in an electronic musical instrument. A...
US20080040070 Position Indicator for a Blowout Preventer  
At least one self-powered light source is mounted on the tail rod of a BOP to provide an indication of the position of the ram of the BOP. The light source moves back and forth with the ram...
US20130135142 OBJECT SENSING DEVICE  
An object sensing device has a radiation part that radiates an exploring wave forward, a sensing part having a first sensing element and a second sensing element, wherein the first sensing element...
US20130148100 Method of Localizing Objects Temporarily Shadowing a PV System  
A method of localizing stationary objects causing temporary shadowing of light sensitive components of a PV system is disclosed. The method includes analyzing an electrical signal of the light...
US20140063482 Distance Measurement Methods and Apparatus  
Methods and apparatus are presented for distance measurement using laser pulses in which at least one of an attenuation function and an offset of the attenuation function relative to the send...
US20120038903 ELECTRONICALLY STEERED FLASH LIDAR  
Methods and systems for adaptively controlling the illumination of a scene are provided. In particular, a scene is illuminated, and light reflected from the scene is detected. Information...
US20150253134 DEPTH SAMPLING METHOD AND OPTICAL APPARATUS WITH DEPTH SAMPLING FUNCTION  
A depth sampling method for an optical apparatus is provided. The optical apparatus includes an optical scanning module and an optical detecting module. The optical scanning module generates...
US20070247613 Fiber optic accelerometer  
An optical acceleration sensor includes a target having a reflective portion and a non-reflective portion. A conveyor causes light to be irradiated on the target. A receiver receives light from...
US20110116072 Multicolored Range-Finder  
The present invention relates to a range-finder comprising a laser pulse emission device and a device for detecting the pulses reflected by a distant object. The emission device is capable of...
US20080117406 SYSTEMS AND METHOD FOR DISTANCE MEASUREMENT  
Embodiments of a distance measurement system are provided, in which a light signal generator comprises a first emission unit outputting a light beam to a target according to a first...
US20080100820 RANGE SENSOR USING STRUCTURED LIGHT INTENSITY  
A range sensor using structured light intensity for determining displacement measurements. A micro-lens array or diffractive optical element inputs light from a light source and outputs a flattop...
US20140211191 OPTICAL INDIVIDUAL-POINT MEASUREMENT  
A distance measuring method for a point on an object is performed by emitting measurement radiation. When an optical measurement axis of the measurement radiation is aligned with the point to be...
US20070097350 Variable polarization attenuator  
A laser transmitting system includes a laser source configured to transmit a laser beam at an original transmit intensity. The system also includes a laser intensity adjusting mechanism positioned...
US20120206710 MEASURING INSTRUMENT AND METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF THE PROPERTIES OF AN ITEM AND ITS SURFACE  
A measurement device for the determination of the characteristics of the object's surface by means of the optical radiation, wherein a measurement device comprises an optical radiation source and...
US20070252973 Position detecting device  
Position detecting device, comprising a photo detection element array having n segments and a parallel arithmetic processing portion that is arranged to identify the segment having maximum...
US20120170018 DISTANCE MEASURING  
A distance measuring method includes: emitting a pulse of measuring light towards an object; receiving a pulse measuring light from the object and generating a pulse signal corresponding to the...
US20140071431 IMAGING RANGE FINDING DEVICE AND METHOD  
Imaging range finding device and method are disclosed. The range finding device can include an array of emitters and photodetectors in optical communication with an imaging lens. During the range...
US20080246942 Radar device  
A laser radar sensor includes a photoreceptor, a dummy circuit, an amplifier, a selector, and the first and the second detection circuits. A photoreception signal outputted from the photoreceptor...
US20140078491 Measuring Apparatus and Measuring Device for Measuring a Target Object in a Multidimensional Manner  
The disclosure relates to a measuring apparatus, in particular a handheld measuring apparatus, for measuring a target object in a multidimensional manner, wherein the distance to individual object...
US20110051118 DISTANCE MEASURING DEVICE, DISTANCE MEASURING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT  
A distance measuring device using a multiple wave enables measurement of long distances with a high resolution and with a high precision by significantly reducing the circuit scale required for...
US20130083309 APPARATUS AND METHOD TO CORRECT IMAGE  
An apparatus and method of correcting an image are provided. The apparatus includes a receiver to receive a depth value and a luminous intensity, the depth value and the luminous intensity being...
US20110310376 Apparatus and method to correct image  
An apparatus and method of correcting an image are provided. The apparatus includes a receiver to receive a depth value and a luminous intensity, the depth value and the luminous intensity being...
US20130057846 METHOD FOR CAPTURING AN OBJECT IN AN ENVIRONMENT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE  
In a method for capturing an object in an environment of a motor vehicle, the object is captured with a first capture device of the motor vehicle, and a second capture device which is different...
US20100188649 Distance measurement device and method of use thereof  
Systems and methods of utilizing a frequency modulation technique to determine an unknown distance between at least one source and at least one detector in an light scattering medium without...
US20130250273 Threshold Detection Method and Device for LIDAR Time of Flight System Using Differentiated Gaussian Signal  
A LIDAR device and method for determining the range of a target surface using a threshold detector circuit that differentiates the laser return signal to define a differentiated signal. The signal...
US20150219454 METHOD AND MEASURING DEVICE FOR MEASURING THE DISTANCE OF A SURFACE,THICKNESS AND OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF AN OBJECT  
In the measuring device and measuring method, confocal measuring principle is utilized. A certain component of an optical measurement signal is, from the point of view of both illumination and...
US20140055770 DISTANCE MEASURING METHODS  
A distance measuring method includes: emitting a pulse of measuring light towards an object; receiving a pulse measuring light from the object and generating a pulse signal corresponding to the...
US20130038857 SPECTRUM MEASUREMENT DEVICE  
A spectrum measurement device that recognizes objects to be measured on the basis of spectral data of observed light that is detected by a spectrum sensor capable of measuring wavelength...
US20150109603 MULTI-WAVELENGTH IMAGE LIDAR SENSOR APPARATUS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF  
Disclosed are a next-generation lidar sensor apparatus that may acquire and process individual characteristic information about an object in addition to distance and shape information about the...
US20140268098 LIDAR SCANNER  
A LiDAR sensor can include a laser, a directional sensor, a window, an electromagnetic pulse receiving sensor, and a processor. The laser can be configured to emit a narrow electromagnetic pulse....
US20150022800 LIDAR SYSTEM  
Methods and systems for using spectrally separated light pulses to collect more LIDAR information are presented. In one example, a laser pulse may be directed to a point on an object and a...
US20130190971 MULTIFUNCTION LIGHT TRANSCEIVER DEVICE  
An exemplary multifunction light transceiver device includes a plurality of light sources. At least one luminescent member is configured to emit visible light responsive to radiation incident on...
US20100256940 Laser scanner, laser scanner measuring system, calibration method for laser scanner measuring system and target for calibration  
According to the present invention, a laser scanner measuring system, which has a laser scanner and a calibration target, wherein the laser scanner comprises a light emitting element for emitting...
US20100157281 LASER DISTANCE MEASURING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A laser distance measuring apparatus and control method thereof includes an emitter, a first and second liquid crystal display module, a receiver, a condensing lens, and a control unit. The...
US20100123894 LASER DISTANCE-MEASURING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHODS THEREOF  
A distance-measuring apparatus is disclosed. The distance-measuring apparatus includes: an emitter, emitting a light to be measured toward a target, a receiver, receiving a reflected emitted...
US20170160383 Laser Scanner  
The invention provides a laser scanner, which comprises a light projecting unit for irradiating a distance measuring light, a light receiving unit for receiving a reflected distance measuring...
US20170090019 LIDAR SYSTEM WITH REFLECTED SIGNAL STRENGTH MEASUREMENT  
An example LIDAR system includes a detector, an amplifier, a time-to-digital converter (TDC), an integrator, an analog-to-digital converter (ADC), and a processor. The detector is configured to...
US20170031007 DETERMINING REFLECTANCE OF A TARGET USING A TIME OF FLIGHT RANGING SYSTEM  
An electronic device includes a ranging light source and a reflected light detector. A logic circuit causes the ranging light source to emit ranging light at a target. Reflected light from the...
US20160370462 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING TIME-OF-FLIGHT CALCULATIONS USING DISTRIBUTED LIGHT SOURCES  
An approach is provided for acquiring both depth and surface normal of an object using a time-of-flight sensor with multiple distributed light sources. The approach involves causing, at least in...
US20160245920 Intensity-Based Depth Sensing System and Method  
A system for determining a depth image representing distances to points of a scene includes a light source for generating and directing a set of light pulses toward the scene and a set of sensors...
US20160202846 DEVICE FOR ASSISTING IN THE DETECTION OF OBJECTS PLACED ON THE GROUND FROM IMAGES OF THE GROUND TAKEN BY A WAVE REFLECTION IMAGING DEVICE  
A device for assisting with the detection of a sought object on the ground, said object having a first preset height, comprising: a display device configured to display an image (12) generated...
US20160131763 POSITIONING APPARATUS  
A positioning apparatus is mounted to an own vehicle, and performs positioning of the own vehicle. The positioning apparatus acquires a light reception pattern. The light reception pattern...
US20160018522 OBJECT DETECTION METHOD AND OBJECT DETECTOR USING THE SAME  
An object detection method includes, in turn, enabling a first light source, a second light source and a third light source to transmit a first light wave signal, a second light wave signal and a...

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