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9024749 Tactile and visual alert device triggered by received wireless signals  
A wearable signal notification article and a system incorporating the article. The system provides users with a way to stay connected to their wireless devices, even when the user is not in...
9010580 Stream detection and/or characterization for beverage dispensing in a refrigerator  
A refrigerator includes a refrigerator cabinet and a refrigerating compartment within the refrigerator cabinet. A beverage dispensing system is operatively connected to the refrigerator cabinet,...
8970374 Intrusion warning system  
A system for detecting intrusion across a surface, comprising a plurality of light sources projecting an array of illuminating beams along different optical paths in the surface and a detector...
8947232 Fault-tolerant distributed fiber optic intrusion detection  
An intrusion detection system for monitoring a premises includes at least one optical cable that houses at least one optical fiber and extends about the premises. Optical time domain reflectometry...
8928480 Reinforced marine optic fiber security fence  
A fence for establishing a secure marine perimeter includes an optic fiber net. The optic fiber net includes an optic fiber wire with an input end and an output end. A light transmitter connects...
8917177 Security structure of composite material having embedded security elements  
An apparatus is disclosed including one or more security structures. The one or more security structures includes: a weldable frame; a plurality of composite panels, each panel securable to the...
8907781 Intrusion detection device  
To provide an intrusion detecting device of a type in which a battery for supplying an electric power to both of the main unit and the transmitter is provided in a unit holder for holding the main...
8890688 Communicating radio frequency modem for intrusion detection and tracking  
A cellular modem may give notice of changes in modes. The modem will change modes as a result of the breaking of a trip wire or the closing of contacts that are normally open or the opening of...
8853612 Light barrier  
A light barrier having at least one transmitter (6) and at least one receiver (8) for a light beam and having a light path (1), which runs between a first side (2) and a second side (4) of a...
8854544 Multi-point television motion sensor system and method  
A system is disclosed for controlling operation of an electronic device, such as a TV. The system includes a first sensor located at or near the electronic device and a second sensor spaced apart...
8847750 Network of dual technology occupancy sensors and associated lighting control method  
An occupancy detection network controls illumination from lighting devices in each of a plurality of defined areas. Motion detection modules and sound detection modules provide output signals...
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...
8810433 Garage door opener and parking guide combination  
A garage door opener and parking guide combination includes a male connector that is configured to be removably extended into and electrically coupled to a light bulb socket. A light bulb is...
8803065 Light barrier and method for pulsed operation in which the incidence of extraneous light on the detector can be detected and compensated for  
Pulsed operation of a light barrier that can be operated in a normal mode and in a compensation mode includes repeating a cycle of transmitting electromagnetic radiation over a transmission period...
8798455 Secure fiber optic communication systems and methods  
The present disclosure relates to fiber optic networks carrying sensitive information such as classified government communications, sensitive financial information, proprietary corporate...
8797157 System and method for monitoring usage and predicting failure of visual notification appliances  
A system and method for monitoring usage and predicting failure of visual notification appliances are disclosed. The visual notification appliances may be strobe lights, which can be provided with...
8786436 Multiple optical axis photoelectric sensor  
A multiple optical axis photoelectric sensor is provided that stops a control output according to light being obstructed in a detection area. First and second variable signals indicate the...
RE44999 Adaptor with gimbal mounted sensor  
An adaptor (10) including a sensor (18), a gimbal housing (12) having a male connector (14) at one end and an female connector (16) at another end, wherein the male connector (14) is configured to...
8760293 Wireless sensor having a variable transmission rate  
A sensing device transmits wireless signals when an error between at least one sampled parameter value and at least one predicted parameter value is too great, such that the sensing device...
8749380 Shoe wear-out sensor, body-bar sensing system, unitless activity assessment and associated methods  
A body bar sensing system for sensing movement of a body bar may be provided. The body bar sensing system may include a housing having a coupling mechanism operative to couple to the body bar, a...
8742884 Sensor system for plant monitoring  
A sensor system includes at least one safety sensor unit for monitoring a safety relevant zone of a plant. The sensor system also includes a display unit connected to the sensory unit or...
8736446 Security sensor system  
Since a sensor signal intermitted on the basis of a sensor signal including an abnormality detection signal, detected as a result of a persistence of an abnormal condition of a security sensor, is...
8723447 Wireless battery-powered daylight sensor  
A wireless battery-powered daylight sensor for measuring a total light intensity in a space is operable to transmit wireless signals using a variable transmission rate that is dependent upon the...
8698636 Wireless detection apparatus and method  
A wireless detection apparatus includes an antenna, a voltage control oscillator, and a processing unit. The antenna receives a first wireless signal and generates an electrical signal according...
8633462 Movement detection device for detecting movement of object in space range  
The present invention relates to a movement detection device for detecting a movement of an object in a space range. The movement detection device includes a light source, a light guiding element,...
8629938 Multi-point television motion sensor system and method  
A system is disclosed for controlling operation of an electronic device, such as a TV. The system includes a first sensor located at or near the electronic device and a second sensor spaced apart...
8624526 Sensing device for LED lighting equipment  
A sensing device, for controlling an LED lighting equipment, and more especially for electrical connection with at least one LED lighting equipment that can be driven by a DC power supply, is...
8587442 Smoke alarm with temporal evaluation of a backscatter signal, test method for the functional capability of a smoke alarm  
A smoke alarm has a base element with a flat mounting surface, a light emitter that is attached to the mounting surface and that is configured to issue an illuminating light, and a light receiver...
8584345 Reprocessing of a physiological sensor  
Because reprocessing or refurbishing of physiological sensors reuses large portions of an existing sensor, the material costs for refurbishing sensors is significantly lower than the material...
8576089 System and method for facilitating connection of fiber optic data communication systems  
A system for data communication connection in an architecture including an optical fiber communication line running from a communication service provider source to a proximity of at least one...
8575538 Safety system for safeguarding a moving, guided motion element that blocks the movement of the guided motion element from triggering the saftey mode  
A safety system for safeguarding a moving, guided motion element against unwanted collisions with an object located on a motion path in the direction of motion of the motion element, including an...
8542109 Foliage penetrating sensor array for intrusion detection  
An intrusion detection system that provides foliage penetration is disclosed employing an array of field disturbance transceivers operating at UHF frequencies. The array of transceivers generate a...
8536510 Multi-optical axis photoelectric sensor  
A multi-optical axis photoelectric sensor is provided having a casing that forms an outer shape of each of a projector and an optical receiver. The casing includes a frame body having a front face...
8537011 Marine optic fiber security fence  
A fence for establishing a secure marine perimeter includes a floating platform, at least two uprights extending to a predetermined height, at least one anchor, at least one anchor line, an optic...
8514076 Entrance security system  
An entrance denial security system comprises an entrance barrier closing an entrance into a secured area having a plurality of structural tubular elements with hollow cores forming a rigid...
8508366 Scanning security detector  
A method of identifying a potential security threat in a space. A first scan of the space is performed during a first time interval by illuminating at least a portion of the space with energy from...
8493238 Device and method for detecting wheel axles  
The invention relates to the detection of wheel axles of a vehicle on a roadway by means of a sensor, which operates according to the light-section procedure and emits at least one fan of light...
8487236 Multi-optical axis photoelectric sensor  
The invention provides a multi-optical axis photoelectric sensor capable of improving workability of wiring. The sensor outputs to an external apparatus a safe signal generated based upon an...
8471705 Method and apparatus for detecting presence of a target object via continuous laser and range of the target object via laser pulse  
A multifunction detector for detecting energy reflected from the surface, the detector comprising: a focal plane array in communication with the optical receiving path; and an optical receiving...
8466808 Optical parking guide  
An optical sensor based parking guidance system using visual indicators to guide a driver into an optimal position to park a vehicle. The optical sensors create a safe parking envelope and provide...
8456323 Lighting system control method  
A lighting-system control method applied to the lighting-system including a light source and an ultrasonic transmitting-and-receiving device is provided. The method comprises steps of: determining...
8451116 Wireless battery-powered daylight sensor  
A wireless battery-powered daylight sensor for measuring a total light intensity in a space is operable to transmit wireless signals using a variable transmission rate that is dependent upon the...
8451135 Anti-masking system and method for motion detectors  
An anti-masking system and method for a motion detector includes a plurality of anti-masking components such as a spreading lens, at least one reflector located outside a housing of the motion...
8447474 Exterior airbag deployment techniques  
Externally deployed airbag system for a vehicle including one or more inflatable airbags deployable outside of the vehicle, an anticipatory sensor system for assessing the probable severity of an...
8436741 Locating device  
The invention is based on a locating device for locating objects in an item being investigated, said device having a basic body, a sensor unit for detecting a movement parameter when the basic...
8436732 Fiber bragg grating perimeter security system  
A security system lays out a sensing optical fiber tautly at the perimeter of an area to be secured. The sensing optical fiber has at least one sensing Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) which is stretched...
8432280 System and method for indicating a swept mail sort pocket  
Systems and methods for indicating a swept pocket in a mail processing system. A mail processing system includes a plurality of pockets configured to receive and retain processed mail until the...
8432281 Portable boundary sensor system and method  
A method and system that creates a boundary with an alert and deterring function when the boundary is crossed. The system employs a base unit and one or more portable IR motion sensors which are...
8427312 Tamper detection, memorization, and indication for packaging  
The present invention is directed to tamper detection, memorization, and indication for packaging. A method in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes: detecting when the...
8427311 Lighting device and method for producing sequential lighting stimuli  
The invention provides a lighting device (1) comprising one or more light sources (10) arranged to generate light, an accommodating device (5) having an external boundary (2) which is at least...