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9020776 Inclination angle compensation systems and methods  
An inclination angle compensation system for determining an inclination angle of a machine is disclosed. The inclination angle compensation system may have a non-gravitational acceleration...
9014829 Method, apparatus, and system for occupancy sensing  
Embodiments of the present invention include an occupancy sensing unit configured to monitor an environment illuminated by a lighting fixture. An inventive occupancy sensing unit may include an...
8930136 Static heading detection in personal navigation device  
A personal navigation device configured to determine heading readings continuously using data from a sensor in the personal navigation device. Heading readings are selected corresponding to a...
8912899 Wireless sensor network calibration system and method  
A system has at least one sensor and a controller communicatively coupled to the sensor. The system further has logic configured to calculate a calibration value based upon an initial state of the...
8908902 Device for verifying the integrity of an item of displayed data and associated method  
A device for verifying the integrity of an item of data displayed on a display device controlled by a video controller, the video controller being connected to the display device by an appropriate...
8868368 Motion smoothing in 3-D position sensing apparatus  
A method of estimating and extrapolating the position of an article is provided. The article's position is detected by relatively infrequent ultrasonic ranging, and provides more frequent reports...
8860933 Multi-axis atomic inertial sensor system  
An inertial sensing system comprises a first multi-axis atomic inertial sensor, a second multi-axis atomic inertial sensor, and an optical multiplexer optically coupled to the first and second...
8849601 Method for self-calibrating an accelerometer mounted on a wheel of a vehicle while said vehicle is moving  
A method for self-calibrating, while a vehicle is moving, an accelerometer mounted on a wheel of the vehicle so that its plane of maximum sensitivity is secant with the axis of rotation of the...
8738317 Inertial measurement device and an aircraft including such a device  
The present invention relates to an inertial measurement device secured to a structure of a vehicle for which it is desired to measure speeds and/or accelerations, the device comprising at least...
8692690 Automated vehicle speed measurement and enforcement method and system  
An automated vehicle speed measurement and enforcement method and system. Traffic can be continuously monitored utilizing an image capturing unit and a controller. The speed of one or more...
8676528 System and method for calibrating an accelerometer  
A method and system are provided for obtaining data for calibrating an accelerometer. The method and system operate by using at least one magnetometer reading to detect that a first orientation is...
8669856 Method to calibrate digital speedometer display to meter speedometer display  
A method and system for calibrating a digital speedometer display to match an analog speedometer indicated value. The method generally includes calibrating each analog speedometer unit such that...
8634952 Fan control method and medium storing fan control program  
A fan control method performed by a computer having a processor and a fan includes predicting a load of the processor for a job to be executed by referring to a memory that stores information on...
8612146 Accelerometer-aided gyroscope  
A system comprises a gyroscope configured to produce a gyroscope signal, an accelerometer configured to produce an accelerometer signal, and a filter unit coupled to the gyroscope and having a...
8606429 System and method for controlling an electronic device fan  
An electronic device and a method for controlling fan speed of the electronic device include setting a speed range corresponding to a variety of pulse-width modulation (PWM) duty cycles of the...
8594982 Systems and methods for distributed calculation of fatigue-risk prediction and optimization  
Distributed computing methods and systems are disclosed, wherein intensive fatigue-risk calculations are partitioned according to available computing resources, parameters of the fatigue-risk...
8566056 System and method of speed detection in an AC induction machine  
A system and method for determining rotor speed of an AC induction machine is disclosed. The system is programmed to estimate a rotor speed of the induction machine according to a linear speed...
8566034 Inclinometer with calibration  
An inclinometer using a forward speed, a yaw angle rate, a forward acceleration and external altitude information in order to calculate an inclination angle. The inclinometer performs an automatic...
8552739 Electronic device and method for correcting time-domain reflectometers  
In an electronic device and a method of correcting time-domain reflectometers, two channels of a time-domain reflectometer are connected to a corrector using cables, and the two channels are...
8552888 Method and device for automatically estimating an air speed of an aircraft  
A device calculates a first air speed representing an estimated air speed during flight using measurements of static pressure and total pressure onboard the aircraft. The device includes a storage...
8554504 Positioning apparatus, positioning method and storage medium for positioning of pedestrian by autonomous navigation  
Disclosed is a positioning apparatus including: an autonomous navigation sensor which is held by a pedestrian and which outputs periodic oscillation and direction information; a step length data...
8532899 Inclinometer Using Acceleration  
An inclinometer using speed, acceleration and yaw angle rate to measure inclination angle. The accuracy of the inclination angle measurement may be improved by compensating for a position offset...
8527233 Airspeed sensing system for an aircraft  
The different advantageous embodiments provide an apparatus and method for identifying an airspeed for an aircraft. In one advantageous embodiment, an apparatus is provided. The apparatus consists...
8515703 Method for calibrating a wheel speed detection system  
A method for calibrating a wheel speed detection system, comprising at least one wheel speed sensor and at least one electronic control unit. The at least one wheel speed sensor output signal is...
8504321 Method and device for determining one or more rotational speeds of a turbocharging device, in particular for an internal combustion engine  
A method is described for determining information about a rotational speed of a compressor, in particular a turbocharger, by providing a measuring signal, in particular a microwave measuring...
8498793 Accelerometer using acceleration  
An altimeter using speed, forward acceleration and yaw angle rate to measure altitude. The accuracy of the measurement may be improved by compensating for a position offset of an accelerometer;...
8489355 Method for the determination of long-term offset drifts of acceleration sensors in motor vehicles  
A method for determining long-term offset drifts of acceleration sensors in a motor vehicle is provided. In one step, the longitudinal vehicle speed is determined in the vehicle's center of...
8489356 Variable density scanning  
Systems and techniques for varying a scan rate in a measurement instrument. The techniques may be used in scanning probe instruments, including atomic force microscopes (AFMs) and other scanning...
8489354 Vehicle speed determination system and method  
A method for verifying the speed of a vehicle having at least a front axle and a rear axle, using sensors separated by a distance. The presence of the vehicle is sensed and an image of the vehicle...
8412428 System for and method of detecting clutch engagement of a manual transmission  
A system and method of detecting clutch engagement of a manual transmission of a motor vehicle is disclosed. The system and method include a clutch switch for detecting clutch engagement and a...
8387439 Method and device for determining a signal offset of a roll rate sensor  
In order to determine a signal offset (OFS_SIG) of a roll rate sensor in a vehicle (10), a roll rate sensor signal (OMEGA_ROLL_SIG) is detected. A transversal acceleration (AC) of the vehicle (10)...
8385837 Mobile receiver apparatus  
A mobile receiver apparatus includes first tuner 2 for converting a received frequency signal by antenna 1 into an intermediate frequency signal, delay circuit 4 for setting a time required for...
8370124 High fidelity time domain for spacecraft emulation systems  
An emulation system includes a central time source generating a time reference and an emulated spacecraft control processor which contains an embedded processor that provides an emulated...
8364432 Analog angle sensor accuracy correction program correction method, recording medium, and servo driver  
A sensor accuracy adjustment program for an analog angle sensor used in an AC servomotor control. A step (S3) of applying an adjustment value update processing to adjustment values in adjustment...
8336364 Method and apparatus for calibrating wheel speeds  
A method and apparatus for calibrating wheel speed signals measured by wheel rpm sensors in a vehicle equipped with at least one longitudinal acceleration sensor integrates the signal of the...
8321166 Methods and systems for wireless platform attitude determination  
Wireless platform attitude information such as pitch, roll and heading are disclosed. Attitude estimates can be made by using orthogonally mounted gyroscopes. Attitude estimates can be also made...
8234399 Method and apparatus for automatic phy calibration based on negotiated link speed  
A serial ATA interface calibrates serially connected components of a computer system linked by the interface to a negotiated data transmission speed. The interface negotiates the fastest data...
8229697 Method and device for the robust and efficient determination of the rotational direction and/or rotational speed of a wheel or a shaft  
A method and a device are described for determining the rotational direction and/or rotational speed of a rotatable body on the basis of a sine signal and cosine signal, which is assignable to the...
8210023 Method for calibrating a scale factor in an axisymmetrical vibrating gyrometer  
The method of calibrating a scale factor of an axially-symmetrical vibrating rate gyro operating by applying an amplitude control signal (CA) and a precession control signal (CP) to a vibrator...
8209081 Minimizing wheel speed and acceleration errors  
A method for compensating for wheel speed and acceleration calculation errors comprising the steps of collecting a wheel speed signal, creating at least one compensation factor for the wheel speed...
8160301 Vehicle surroundings monitoring apparatus  
In a stereo-image recognition apparatus, pixel blocks having correlation with the brightness characteristics of target pixel blocks extracted from a reference image of a stereo image are specified...
8150651 Acceleration compensated inclinometer  
An inclinometer using a speedometer and a forward-looking accelerometer for measuring inclination angle.
8111032 Indicating instrument for vehicle  
An indicating instrument for a vehicle includes a step motor including a field winding, a pointer, a stopper device for stopping the pointer, which is rotating in a zero-reset direction, at a...
8102139 Indicating instrument for vehicle  
An indicating instrument includes a step motor having a field winding, a pointer, a reduction gear mechanism having gears, a stopper device for stopping the pointer at a stopper position, a...
8050781 Systems and methods for ASIC power consumption reduction  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to dynamically measuring the speed of a circuit and modifying the operating voltage of the circuit based on the measured speed, in order to...
7949487 Moving body posture angle detecting apparatus  
An angular velocity detected by an angular velocity sensor (10) is integrated by a small angle matrix calculator (12) and a matrix adding calculator (14), and then restored as a posture angle...
7949488 Movement monitoring systems and associated methods  
Systems and methods are disclosed that monitor movement of a person, or of a vehicle ridden by the person, to determine speed, distance traveled and/or airtime of the person or vehicle....
7938004 Systems and methods for angular rate and position measurement  
Disclosed herein are systems and methods of angular rate and position measurement that combine a small footprint with hardening and isolation technologies that allow it to function in...
7930147 Sensor response time accelerator  
A sensor response time acceleration method including the steps of reading a signal step and an operating on the signal step. The reading a signal step includes reading a signal from a sensor, the...
7856336 Forward-looking altitude detector  
An altitude dead reckoning system using a measured forward speed and a measured forward-looking acceleration in a dead reckoning (DR) altitude calculator to calculate an altitude change. The DR...

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