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US20120026836 Proximity timer switch  
A timer switch which is activated by the proximity of an object situated in a given distance range and is present there for a given time period.
US20100295303 Tethered system for power generation  
A system for power generation comprises a wing, a turbine, a tether, and a tether tension sensor. The wing is for generating lift. The turbine is coupled to the wing and is used for generating...
US20150168247 SYSTEM FOR MEASURING THE CHANGE IN RELATIVE DISTANCE BETWEEN PIGS MOVING IN A PIPELINE  
A system for measuring the relative distance between pipeline pigs moving in a pipeline is provided. The system includes a means for measuring the relative distance between the pipeline pigs as...
US20140036632 MOUNTING STRUCTURE FOR SONAR SENSOR  
A mounting structure for a sonar sensor includes the sonar sensor provided with a detection plane for detecting a distance to an object by sending an ultrasound from the detection plane and...
US20150097719 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ACTIVE REFERENCE POSITIONING IN AN AUGMENTED REALITY ENVIRONMENT  
A multi dynamic environment and location based active augmented reality (AR) system is described. The system uses dynamic scanning, active reference marker positioning, inertial measurement,...
US20110255372 COMPENSATION FOR DEPTH FINDERS  
System and methods are disclosed for compensating a depth signal for a depth finder of a boat. In one embodiment, a compensation system is implemented between the depth finder and a transducer...
US20110071751 SYSTEMS AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING PROPELLANT MASS AND CENTER OF GRAVITY FOR A SPACE-BASED ASSET  
A system for determining a propellant content and a center of gravity in a three-axis stabilized spacecraft includes a ranging device that is coupled to an interior of a propellant tank of the...
US20120067268 VERTICAL GLIDER ROBOT  
A subsea vertical glider robot which supports deployment in subsea oilfield activities is disclosed. This vertical glider robot can also be used in oceanographic research exploration. One...
US20110036281 Agricultural implement skew detection and correction  
A system for correcting skewing in an agricultural implement where the implement includes a plurality of ground engaging tools laterally spaced across a width of the implement and operative to...
US20130058196 ROBUST ULTRASONIC INDOOR POSITIONING SYSTEM WITH HIGH ACCURACY  
The present invention relates ultrasound positioning systems (300), and in particular to ultrasound positioning systems that utilize at least one stationary array-based ultrasound transmitter...
US20120163125 METHOD OF ULTRASOUND TELEMETRY FOR DRONES, WITH DISCRIMINATION OF SPURIOUS ECHOES EMANATING FROM ANOTHER DRONE  
The method comprises: a) the emission of an ultrasound burst repeated at a predetermined recurrence frequency; and b) after each emission and for the duration of a time frame (n−1, n, n+1, . . . )...
US20140050052 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETECTING SPATIAL POSITION OF INDICATOR OBJECT BY USING SOUND WAVE  
A method for detecting a spatial position of an indicator object by using sound waves. The method is adapted to be used with a sound wave transceiver device and a plurality of sound wave receiving...
US20130039152 HAND-VISION SENSING DEVICE AND HAND-VISION SENSING GLOVE  
A hand-vision sensing device and a hand-vision sensing glove are provided. The hand-vision sensing device includes a prompting device, a controller, an ultrasonic sensor and a chromaticity sensor,...
US20120092210 Method for Processing an Echo Amplitude Profile Generated by a Pulse-Echo Ranging System  
A method for considering an echo amplitude profile as a result of convoluting a single echo with a channel response sequence, wherein for multiple echo detection, an estimation task is broken into...
US20110122729 Controlling Method for Ultra-sound Sensor  
A controlling method for ultra-sound sensor is provided. The method includes the steps of measuring a distance of an obstacle, determining whether the distance is smaller than a distance...
US20110228640 Torsional Ultrasonic Wave Based Level Measurement System  
A level measurement system suitable for use in a high temperature and pressure environment to measure the level of coolant fluid within the environment, the system including a volume of coolant...
US20150085614 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FISH FINDING USING A SONAR DEVICE AND A REMOTE COMPUTING DEVICE  
The present invention generally relates to a fish finding sonar system. Specifically, this invention relates to a sonar device pairing with a remote computing device to provide information to an...
US20150241561 METHOD FOR IMPROVING PERFORMANCE OF A SODAR SYSTEM  
A method is disclosed for improving performance of a Sodar system adapted to locate discontinuities in the atmosphere by transmitting pulse compression signals such as plural acoustic chirps. The...
US20120082005 MINER ACOUSTIC COMMUNICATION AND LOCATION SYSTEM  
A miner communication and locating system is disclosed. Two technologies used in the system include a communicator, and a locator array that may be used with a computer. The communicator portion...
US20130044569 SONAR NAVIGATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method for pre-determining an underwater objects GPS position using a rotatable scan sonar unit linked to a boat, magnetic compass and GPS receiver. This system determines the underwater objects...
US20120275270 MEASUREMENT OF 3D COORDINATES OF TRANSMITTER  
Implementations and techniques for measuring 3D coordinates of a transmitter using a receiver and a reflector are generally disclosed. The receiver may be attached asymmetrically to the reflector.
US20130190626 DETERMINING LOCATION OF, AND IMAGING, A SUBSURFACE BOUNDARY  
A method of determining a location (x,z) of a subsurface boundary (38) of a body (30), comprising providing a wave source (34) and a receiver (36) on a surface (32) of body (30); measuring a...
US20150085613 SYSTEM FOR POSITION MEASURING AND INTEGRITY MEASURING  
A system for measuring the position of a rod element as, for example, a hydraulically or pneumatically operated piston rod. Unlike the prior art, the system according to the present invention...
US20120051184 Method of Acoustic Ranging  
An acoustic surveying method includes computing at least one of a distance and direction between first and second subterranean boreholes. An acoustic pulsed is transmitted into a subterranean...
US20110096630 METHOD FOR ESTIMATING TARGET RANGE ERROR AND SONAR SYSTEM THEREOF  
Disclosed is an active sonar system capable of estimating a direction and a range of a target by using a sound pulse. A target range error can be estimated by the active sonar system, by applying...
US20130345937 HEIGHT CONTROL  
A method and apparatus for controlling a height of an agricultural equipment component is provided. An average crop height is determined. In one embodiment, the agricultural equipment component is...
US20100309751 SONAR SYSTEM AND PROCESS  
A sonar system and method of use capable of discriminating a direct acoustic signal present at 60 dB or more above the acoustic echo signal.
US20130321826 MOTION SENSING METHOD FOR DETERMINING WHETHER TO PERFORM MOTION SENSING ACCORDING TO DISTANCE DETECTION RESULT AND RELATED APPARATUS THEREOF  
A motion sensing method for an object includes: receiving a distance detection result which is used for indicating distance detection information of the object in a neighborhood of a motion...
US20140340993 POSITION MEASUREMENT DEVICE  
A position measurement device that measures three-dimensional coordinates of an object using ultrasound. The position measurement device includes a transmitter that emits an ultrasonic wave; three...
US20080291784 Acoustic Wave Sensor  
In an acoustic wave sensor for detecting a distance to an object and an orientation where the object is located with using acoustic waves, an acoustic wave generating device generating an acoustic...
US20130064041 OSCILLATOR AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE  
In an oscillator (100), a plurality of piezoelectric vibrators (111 to 113) supported by vibrator support mechanisms (120) individually output highly directional sound waves. The plurality of...
US20130265854 VISUAL INDICATION OF TARGET TRACKING  
Awareness of a device, such as a robot, to proximate humans (or other moving object) is manifested by a visual signal aligned with—i.e., aimed at—the human. For example, an illumination system may...
US20150103631 TRAWL HEIGHT INDICATOR  
A trawl sensor device for monitoring trawl doors and the distance of the trawl to the boom during trawling operations comprises at least one acoustic transmitter and receiver, the transmitter...
US20110069584 METHOD OF LOCATING A RECEIVER IN A WELL  
A microseismic method of determining the position of a downhole receiver (4) making use of received signals from events (21, 22) at least two known locations using the equivalent of a Thales...
US20120170411 OBSTACLE DETECTION DEVICE  
An obstacle detection device includes one or more emitter ultrasonic sensors, each emitting an ultrasonic wave toward an obstacle, and one or more detection ultrasonic sensors for reception, each...
US20130019735 Machine Tool, Especially Hand-Held Machine Tool  
A hand-held machine tool such as a jigsaw includes a distance measuring unit for the contactless detection of a section of a specified path and for visualizing a working path corresponding to the...
US20130077442 ULTRASONIC MOTION DETECTION  
Movements of objects within a space are adaptively detected by emitting ultrasound waves into the space and detecting reflections of the ultrasound waves, determining locations of objects within...
US20110255373 Non Destructive Testing Device and Method for Detecting Possible Anomalies of a Wall Thickness  
The invention relates to a nondestructive testing device for detecting possible thickness anomalies (Ve) of a wall (P), this device comprising a sensor (1) including means (11) for emitting and...
US20100097892 Ultrasonic Level Detection Device With Flared Section for Reduced Distortion  
The invention provides a level detection device (32) having a tube (34) which, in use, contains a material (14) for which its level in the tube (34) is to be measured. An ultrasonic transducer...
US20110242939 ACTIVE SONAR SYSTEM AND ACTIVE SONAR METHOD USING A PULSE SORTING TRANSFORM  
An active sonar system, a method associated therewith, and a computer-readable medium associate therewith, each provide a method of sonar signal processing. The method includes receiving a...
US20130083630 OSCILLATOR AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE  
An elastic vibration plate (110) is divided into a plurality of elastic vibrating regions (112) through slits (111) having a predetermined shape, a plurality of piezoelectric vibrators (120) which...
US20120201100 Method for Echo Processing in a Pulse-Echo Ranging System  
In a pulse-echo ranging system an energy pulse is transmitted to a target, echo pulses are received and converted into an echo signal that is processed to identify an echo from the target and to...
US20120089320 METHOD OF AUTOMATIC POSITIONING FOR LOADING AND UNLOADING OF CONTAINER SHIPS IN CONTAINER TERMINALS  
A method is provided for automatically locating a container in a stowage location of a container ship for loading and unloading of the container ship in container terminals. The method includes...
US20150177045 BULK ACOUSTIC WAVE (BAW) SENSORS FOR LIQUID LEVEL MEASUREMENTS  
A method for sensing at least one level parameter of at least one liquid in a tank. At least one bulk acoustic wave (BAW) sensor is positioned inside the tank. Electrodes of the BAW sensor are at...
US20100023195 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE LOCALIZATION  
An autonomous vehicle capable of determining its position in a space through improved communications with beacons is disclosed. The autonomous vehicle utilizes time of flight as well and angular...
US20150192449 Method for Determining and/or Monitoring Fill Level of a Medium in a Container  
A method for determining and/or monitoring fill level of a medium in a container with a measuring device, which works according to the travel time measuring method, wherein measurement signals are...
US20130154802 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR UPDATING A CENTRAL PLAN FOR AN AREA BASED ON A LOCATION OF A PLURALITY OF RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION READERS  
A method and apparatus updates a central plan for an area based on the location of a plurality of radio frequency identification (RFID) readers by identifying the location of each of the RFID...
US20120307594 OBSTACLE DETECTION DEVICE  
An obstacle detection device controls distance sensors to cause the distance sensors to transmit a transmission wave during a fixed time period, measures a first time which has elapsed from a time...
US20140229034 SENSOR LOCATION METHOD AND SYSTEM  
The present invention applies model-based processing to a sensor output from a sensor such as a sonar, radar, or laser range finder. In particular, embodiments of the invention use a priori...
US20140012434 SENSOR LOCATION METHOD AND SYSTEM  
The present invention applies model-based processing to a sensor output from a sensor such as a sonar, radar, or laser range finder. In particular, embodiments of the invention use a priori...

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