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9041592 Radar sensor and method of detecting object using the same  
A radar sensor and a method of detecting an object by using the same are provided. The method includes: receiving at least one radar signal reflected from the object; converting the received at...
9030351 Sensor suite and signal processing for border surveillance  
A land-based Smart-Sensor System and several system architectures for detection, tracking, and classification of people and vehicles automatically and in real time for border, property, and...
9024808 Filling level determination using transmit signals with different frequency steps  
A method of determining a filling level comprising transmitting a first transmit signal exhibiting a first ratio between bandwidth number of frequencies; receiving a first reflection signal;...
9007257 Method for variable control of a zone sensor in a combat aircraft  
The invention relates to a method for controlling a sensor in a combat aircraft (1) comprising the steps of: a) determining (3) direction and size of a defence zone around the combat aircraft (1)...
9000973 Personal electronic device with a micro-impulse radar  
A personal electronic device such as a smart phone can include a micro-impulse radar (MIR).
8994579 RF pulse signal generation switching circuit, RF pulse signal generating circuit, and target object detecting apparatus  
An RF pulse signal generation switching circuit for controlling an output of a power FET for amplifying a high frequency signal to generate an RF pulse signal that is the high frequency signal...
8994585 Fine grained duty cycling and timing control for pulsed radar  
A method is provided. A first edge on a first gating signal is generated, and a local oscillator and a shared clocking circuit with the first edge on the first gating signal. A second edge on a...
8970422 Radar detector that interfaces with a mobile communication device  
An electromagnetic signal detector that interfaces with a mobile communication device that includes a communication element. The communication element transmits data between the electromagnetic...
8970429 Systems and methods for tracking targets by a through-the-wall radar using multiple hypothesis tracking  
Aspects of the present invention relate to a system (10) and a method for tracking one or more targets by a radar using a multiple hypothesis tracking (MHT) algorithm, the method including...
8963769 Guided wave radar interface measurement medium identification  
A guided wave radar transmitter for interface measurement comprises a probe defining a transmission line for sensing level of two immiscible liquids to define an interface therebetween. A pulse...
8963766 Target tracking system and method using data of angle sensors  
According to one embodiment, a target tracking apparatus calculates N-dimensional predicted values from a respective stored (N+1)-dimensional tracks for each of the targets, determines whether or...
8922421 Method and system for use of GPS disciplined oscillators for coherent timing reference in distributed radar systems  
An active electronically scanned array radar system and method uses a coherent, stable timing reference to transmit phase synchronized radar signals from a plurality of receiver/exciter elements....
8912944 Human presence detector suitable for concealment and using a shaped microwave beam  
A presence detector unit (PDU) of the type relying on microwave radiation provides a signal indicating movement within a defined space when such movement occurs. A source of microwave radiation...
8912950 Interference mitigation in through the wall radar  
This invention relates to sense through the wall radar. A main channel of a radar system (12) is operated at a frequency capable of penetrating opaque barriers such as the wall (24) of a building...
8890744 Method and apparatus for the detection of objects using electromagnetic wave attenuation patterns  
A method for detecting an object, comprising the steps of defining expected characteristics of scattered electromagnetic radiation to be received at a receiver; attenuating at least a portion of...
8884807 Pseudo real time receive signal sampling for ground penetrating radar  
A system and method for pseudo real time collection of receive signal data in a single- or multi-channel ground penetrating radar. Each channel transmits electromagnetic impulses into a medium...
8884809 Personal electronic device providing enhanced user environmental awareness  
A personal electronic device is configured to provide enhanced user awareness of the environment responsive to data from a micro-impulse radar (MIR).
8874390 Instrument and method for processing a doppler measurement signal  
An instrument (100) is provided according to an embodiment of the invention. The instrument (100) includes an interface (101) configured to receive a Doppler measurement signal and a processing...
8866668 Radar apparatus with different operation modes  
In a radar apparatus, a peak extractor performs frequency analysis on a beat signal to obtain a frequency spectrum for each of first and second detection modes based on the beat signal for a...
8854257 Conformal array, luneburg lens antenna system  
A Luneburg lens is used in conjunction with a patch antenna array. The patch antenna array is conformed or adapted to cover a portion or backside of the Luneburg len's surface with the backplane...
8854251 Object identification device and method  
Provided is an object identification device and a method for the same that are capable of identifying a three-dimensional object and a road surface static object, irrespective of situations. The...
8830117 Method, device and program for setting threshold, and method, device and program for detecting target object  
This disclosure provides a method of setting a threshold according to a level of an echo signal containing an unused component. The echo signal is generated by transmitting and receiving a radio...
8823581 System and method for detecting dangerous objects and substances  
A system and method for detecting dangerous objects and substances are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a method comprises generating a microwave signal that is reflected by a target to...
8823583 Radar sensor having two oscillators, two I/Q transmit mixers, and two I/Q receive mixers  
A radar sensor for motor vehicles, having a transmitting part, which has two oscillators and a 90° phase shifter for generating a transmission signal, a first comparison signal, and a second...
8823578 Driving assist apparatus  
A driving assist apparatus for a vehicle is disclosed. The driving assist apparatus includes a transmitter for transmitting a transmission wave, a receiver for receiving a reflected wave, an...
8816902 Radar apparatus  
There is provided a radar apparatus for detecting a target. A detection signal generating unit generates detection signals of the target based on transmission and reception waves of antennas. A...
8816895 Target-tracking radar classifier with glint detection and method for target classification using measured target epsilon and target glint information  
Embodiments of a target classifier and method for target classification using measured target epsilons and target glint information are generally described herein. The target classifier is...
8803730 Radar pulse detection using a digital radar receiver  
A system, method, and apparatus for radar pulse detection using a digital radar receiver are disclosed herein. In electronic warfare (EW), radars operate in an environment with highly dense...
8788190 On-vehicle wireless communication apparatus and communication system thereof  
An on-vehicle wireless communication apparatus for transmitting transmission data having positional information wirelessly at a frequency includes: a receiver receiving the transmission data from...
8754806 Pulse radar receiver  
A pulse radar receiver includes a power splitter configured to split a transmit (TX) trigger signal for generating a TX pulse, a phase-locked loop (PLL) configured to receive a division ratio and...
8742952 Traffic awareness systems and methods  
Traffic awareness systems and methods include receiving data regarding a first aircraft and determining the location of the first aircraft relative to the location of a second aircraft. An...
8730096 Electronic scanning type radar device and method for estimating direction of reception wave  
An electronic scanning type radar device mounted on a moving body includes: a transmission unit transmitting a transmission wave; a reception unit comprising a plurality of antennas receiving a...
8730092 Multistatic target detection and geolocation  
Aspects of this invention are directed to the substantially improved detection and geolocation accuracy of targets (stationary or moving) by using the coherent data received at multiple airborne...
8730098 Method for radar detection of persons wearing wires  
Methods are described for radar detection of persons wearing wires using radar spectra data including the vertical polarization (VV) radar cross section and the horizontal polarization (HH) radar...
8730099 Electronic scanning type radar device and method for estimating direction of reception wave  
An electronic scanning type radar device mounted on a moving body includes: a transmission unit transmitting a transmission wave; a reception unit comprising a plurality of antennas receiving a...
8730090 Signal processing device, radar apparatus and signal processing program  
This disclosure provides a signal processing device, which includes a reception signal acquiring module for acquiring reception signals received by a radar antenna, an identifying module for...
8730088 Radar coherent processing interval scheduling via ad hoc network  
Techniques disclosed herein include systems and methods for accurately scheduling radar and radio events against each other. Specifically, a scheduling manager can schedule radar events based on...
8704704 Motor vehicle radar system, and method for determining speeds and distances of objects  
Presented is a method for determining speeds (vr14, vr16) and distances (r14, r16) of objects (14, 16) relative to a radar system (12) of a motor vehicle (10), wherein a coverage area (EB) of the...
8704702 Method for estimating an object motion characteristic from a radar signal, a computer system and a computer program product  
The invention relates to a method for estimating an object motion characteristic from a radar signal. The method comprises the step of receiving radar data of an object from a multiple beam radar...
8698482 UWB measuring device capable of reducing disturbance in external signals  
The invention relates to a measuring device, especially for a machine tool and/or a manual measuring device, comprising a measuring unit (12a-d) that is adapted to measure and an external signal...
8681035 System and method for security inspection using microwave imaging  
A microwave imaging system uses microwave radiation provided by a microwave source to image targets. The system includes an array of antenna elements that are capable of being programmed with a...
8660219 Circuit and method for distinguishing between an OFDM signal and a radar signal  
A radar detector determines whether an input signal is an orthogonally frequency division multiplexed (OFDM) signal or a radar signal by applying at least first and second bandpass filtering...
8604971 Scanning near field electromagnetic probe  
A method and apparatus is devised for detecting objects of interest in which frequency-scanned RF in the HF region of the electromagnetic spectrum is projected out across a given area and returns...
8587474 Resolution radar using metamaterials  
A radar system includes at least one transmit array comprising a plurality of metamaterial elements. The radar system further includes at least one near-field stimulator for inputting...
8558735 High-resolution radar map for multi-function phased array radar  
A method of operating a multi-function phased array radar system having an antenna array populated with dual-pol antenna elements is described. The method includes selectively controlling...
8559491 Methods and devices for determining the impulse response of propagation channels involving emitters, reflectors and sensors that are fixed or mobile  
A method for measuring certain parameters of the impulse response of a propagation channel involving emitters and reflectors that are fixed or mobile, and for detecting and determining the...
8558730 Method and device for detecting precipitation by radar  
A method for detecting precipitation in a region monitored by radar beams includes ascertaining a first average power of a first backscattered radar signal, ascertaining a second average power of...
8482454 Monostatic multi-beam radar sensor, as well as method  
A monostatic multi-beam radar sensor includes a group antenna and a mixer system made up of a plurality of transfer mixers connected to antenna elements of the group antenna. A first number of the...
8477063 System and method for obstacle detection and warning  
A obstacle detection system comprises a transmission antenna operable to radiate a radio frequency (RF) signal and a transmitter operable to control transmission of the RF signal from the antenna....
8477065 Combined transmit/receive single-post antenna for HF/VHF radar  
An antenna configuration is described for high frequency (HF) or very high frequency (VHF) radars contained in a single vertical post. The radar may include a vertical dipole or monopole...