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9042824 Context adaptive content interaction platform for use with a nomadic device  
A vehicle computer system comprising a transceiver in a vehicle configured to wirelessly connect with a nomadic device, wherein the nomadic device is capable of running a contextual application...
9019122 Information retrieval for boundary reading processing  
Information in a data store may be efficiently accessed to perform boundary reading processing. In one example, register readings of one or more register channels that are linked to one or more...
9013302 Monitoring remote environmental conditions  
A server system for remote monitoring includes a wireless communication interface, a processor, and a storage device. The wireless communication interface receives at least one data packet over...
9013303 Product management system  
One feature of the present invention is a product management system that includes a package body for packing a product attached with an ID tag, and a reader/writer. The ID tag includes a thin film...
9000910 Multi-sense environmental monitoring device and method  
An environmental monitoring device for detecting and warning users of unhealthy levels of a given substance is disclosed having more than one sensor for each substance to be detected. Each sensor...
8994528 Thin flexible sensor  
The present invention provides a sensor (100, 300, 400) that includes a thin and substantially flat flexible substrate (102, 406) having one or more sensor arrays (104, 302), a power source (106,...
8988233 Point of sale terminal having enhanced security  
A data entry device including a housing formed of at least two portions, data entry circuitry located within the housing, at least one case-open switch assembly operative to sense when the housing...
8981931 Earthquake alarming device with rescue assisting capability  
An earthquake alarming device with rescue assisting capability includes a casing and a circuit unit. The circuit unit is disposed in the casing and includes a control module, and a seismic sensory...
8981945 Bus condition monitoring system  
A method and system is disclosed for monitoring switchgear. The current supplied to the main bus is measured. The current flowing through a plurality of feeder circuits is also measured. The...
8970342 System with presence detector, method with presence detector, presence detector, radio receiver  
The invention relates to a system and a method with at least one presence detector, wherein the presence detector has a radio transmitter. The system further comprises at least one radio receiver...
8970368 Communicating within a wireless security system  
Techniques are provided that enable a wireless security system that is designed to detect and receive wireless transmissions in one protocol, to use sensor-transmitters that operate in a different...
8970376 Systems for and methods of assigning priority to reader antennae  
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for assigning priority to antennae are disclosed. In accordance with a preferred embodiment of the invention, reader antennae identify the location of...
8963722 Apparatus and method for playing and/or generating audio content for an audience  
An apparatus for at least one of playing and generating audio content for an audience includes circuitry. The circuitry is configured to receive sensor data from one or more sensors monitoring the...
8948741 System and method of online radiation management and control of non-ionizing radiation sources  
A computerized system for continuously monitoring the radiation coming from one or more radiation sources in a site, comprising: (a) a processing unit, for comparing radiation related data with...
8941492 Receiving apparatus, information processing method and program  
An information receiving apparatus that includes a receiver that receives an alert signal including a predetermined number of bits, and a controller that detects that the alert signal includes...
8937532 Reading RFID tag using antenna within enclosure  
A method of reading an RFID tag using an RFID reader includes providing an RF-blocking enclosure having a port. The RFID reader has an antenna located within the enclosure. The enclosure is...
8922211 Method and apparatus for sensing the presence of explosives, contraband and other molecules using nuclear quadrupole resonance and a swept frequency continuous wave source  
Stimulated emissions due to nuclear quadropole resonance are detected utilizing a terminated balanced transmission line and a directional coupler for the detection of explosives, contraband,...
8913952 Wireless power transfer to embedded sensors  
In certain embodiments of the present disclosure, a wireless sensor system is described. The wireless sensor system includes a near-field wireless power transfer component, at least one...
8907787 Sensor and transmission control circuit in adaptive interface package  
A programmable interface module includes a linear power regulator to control and provide power to interfaced components on an as needed basis. The interface module is implemented in, for example,...
8896448 Method and apparatus for mapping radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to network addresses  
An approach is provided for mapping a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag to a network routable address.
8896438 Mobile surveillance  
In some embodiments, a technique for logging an item encountered by a mobile device comprises automatically detecting an item in an uncontrolled environment, extracting an identity associated with...
8896443 Devices and methods for detecting environmental circumstances and responding with designated communication actions  
Provided are a wireless communication device and a communication device control method that include a set of templates corresponding to a plurality of potential environmental circumstances. The...
8890678 Plug-and-play sensor peripheral component for process instrumentation  
A plug-and-play sensor peripheral component includes an electrically conductive physical connector; an electrical connector; a transformer; and an RF communication and data storage circuit. The...
8878667 Wireless biosensor network for point of care preparedness for critical patients  
A biodegradable, bio-compatible material is described for use in wireless biosensors for point-of-care applications. The biosensor made from this biomaterial is capable of sensing environmental...
8878666 Emergency sign having beacon module for indoor positioning and indoor positioning system  
An emergency exit sign having a beacon module for indoor positioning and an indoor positioning system using the same are provided. The emergency exit sign includes a power supply unit, an AC/DC...
8872653 Display control device  
An air purifier includes a detection apparatus, calculates a relative value of the number of microorganisms detected from airborne particles by the detection apparatus to a prescribed total value,...
8872652 Method and apparatus for wireless communication in test, measurement, control, and communication systems  
A system for wireless multiple user access to a sensor comprises a sensor unit having a sensor element, a sensor user interface, and a sensor wireless transceiver that transmits information...
8872654 Method and apparatus for wireless communication in test, measurement, control, and communication systems  
A system for wireless multiple user access to a sensor comprises a sensor unit having a sensor element (e.g. a leak detector), a sensor user interface, and a sensor wireless transceiver that...
8872651 Wireless probe system and method for a fueling environment  
A fueling environment is equipped with leak detection probes and liquid level probes. Each of the probes is associated with a wireless transceiver. The wireless transceivers send probe data to a...
8866618 Mine personnel carrier integrated information display  
In certain embodiments, a mine personnel carrier includes an integrated information display and one or more processing units. The processing units may access life support data from devices...
8866608 Facility sanitization management  
Facility sanitization management includes receiving a condition of an individual and determining the condition is on a pre-defined list of conditions, and receiving tracking information indicative...
8860578 Radio-based heat and fire detection pellets  
A radio-based heat detection pellet is provided. The pellet includes a thermal switch configured to provide a detection signal when exposed to a temperature greater than a predetermined threshold...
8854208 Wireless sensor  
Systems and methods for wirelessly detecting area changes are provided. Predetermined thresholds may be stored in memory. Each predetermined threshold is associated with a time of day, calendar...
8854189 Method for a secure non-volatile logging in an active RFID tag of a process in a tagged article  
Prior to logging of a process flags for locking at all addresses of a logging area of a tag are set to state 1 by means of an interrogator. A high limit (h) and a low limit (l) of an interval...
8849723 Identification and association of refrigerated containers with dispatch orders  
A database sends identification and dispatch orders to a ship or rail transport that powers a shipping container during the ship or rail segment of the container's journey. The database also sends...
8842005 Alerts based on danger in the vicinity of a client device  
A system and method associated with providing an alert at a client device. The system and method include receiving one or more signals indicative of a surrounding environment of a client device....
8842006 Security system and method using mobile-telephone technology  
Disclosed is a security and alarm system. When sensors detect something of note, they alert a master unit which in turn captures pertinent information (e.g., an image or sound) and places a...
8836503 Apparatus for compact internetworked wireless integrated network sensors (WINS)  
The Wireless Integrated Network Sensor Next Generation (WINS NG) nodes provide distributed network and Internet access to sensors, controls, and processors that are deeply embedded in equipment,...
8830053 Trusted monitoring system and method  
Methods and apparatus for monitoring remotely located objects with a system including at least one master data collection unit, remote sensor units, and a central data collection server are...
8823518 Method of sensor cluster processing for a communication device  
A sensor enhanced communication device (200) is provided with a wake mode, a standby mode and sleep mode. The sleep mode is a periodic occurrence within the standby mode which places a cluster of...
8823509 Infrastructure monitoring devices, systems, and methods  
The present disclosure relates to an infrastructure monitoring system and method that comprises multiple communications devices. An exemplary infrastructure monitoring system includes: an...
8816851 Distributed lighting control of an area  
Methods and apparatuses of distributed lighting control are disclosed. One embodiment includes a lighting apparatus. The lighting apparatus includes a light, a sensor associated with the light for...
8816602 Device and method for controlling a lighting system by proximity sensing of a spot-light control device and spotlight control device  
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for controlling a lighting system by proximity sensing of a spotlight control device, particularly to controlling a spotlight generated by a lighting system...
8810391 Sensing exposure to environmental factors  
A method of sensing exposure to one or more of a plurality of environmental factors includes exposing a code circuit to at least some of the environmental factors, the code circuit disposed over a...
8810416 Ionising radiation detector  
An assembly (13) for monitoring ionising radiation comprises a detector substrate (2) for generating electronic charge responsive to incident ionising radiation, the detector substrate (2) having...
8803685 Container defense system  
A method for scanning and securing a container including a plurality of at least partially composite panels defining an interior volume is disclosed. The method includes: storing unique...
8805613 Method for environmental sensing  
Data pertaining to environmental information is acquired using sensors on a multiplicity of networked pervasive devices, and analyzed to determine occurrence of at least one environmental event....
8797168 High reliability pest detection  
A pest detection device includes a housing with a sensor and one or more bait members. The sensor includes one or more of a chisel-shaped electrically conductive trace carried on a substrate, a...
8798573 Monitoring activities of daily living using radio frequency emissions  
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a monitoring system is capable of monitoring the Activities of Daily Living (ADL) of one or more persons occupying a building. The monitoring...
8788191 Method and apparatus for using in-home power lines to support low power wireless sensors and to extend the range of low-power wireless devices  
Disclosed is a system that uses existing power line infrastructure in a building as a distributed reception antenna capable of receiving signals from very low-power wireless sensors, thus allowing...