Methods and apparatus for obtaining accurate GNSS time in a GNSS receiver
A method for obtaining GNSS time in a GNSS receiver includes: deriving a relationship between a first clock signal and the received GNSS time; latching a second...
Authenticating a signal based on an unknown component thereof
Authentication of a signal, signal.sub.A, that is provided as having been received from a source at a first global location by comparing it to a signal that is...
Method and apparatus for managing time in a satellite positioning system
A method, apparatus and system for time management in a position-location system is described. The method may include (i) obtaining, at a ...
Global positioning system accuracy enhancement
Methods and systems enhance the accuracy of the global positioning system (GPS) using a low earth orbiting (LEO) satellite constellation. According to...
Mode determination for mobile GPS terminals
The present invention discloses a system for determining the position of a GPS terminal. The system comprises a GPS terminal, a location aiding server, and a...
Method and system for reducing a leakage component of a received radar
Methods and systems for reducing a leakage component of a received-signal are disclosed. A transmit antenna of a radar system transmits a transmit-signal...
System and method for suppressing close clutter in a radar system
A system for processing electromagnetic waves in a radar system is disclosed. The system includes a transmitter operable to transmit operating waves and...
Systems and methods for obtaining and using data from a localized location
and telemetry system in a wide area...
A wide area location and telemetry system may include a wide area location and telemetry system server that is configured to determine wide area location and...
Method for measuring distance and position using spread spectrum signal,
and an equipment using the method
By using the delay profile created by delay profile creating section 102 and the first threshold value 330 received from the first threshold value calculation...
Transponder-based beacon transmitter for see and avoid of unmanned aerial
A transponder-based beacon transmitter system in an unmanned aerial vehicle is provided. The transponder-based beacon transmitter system comprises a global...
Fast implementation of a maximum likelihood algorithm for the estimation
of target motion parameters
A system and method for implementing a maximum likelihood estimator for making a joint estimation of range, range rate, and acceleration of a target utilizing a...
Methods and systems for improved extraction of a signal from a noisy
Methods and systems consistent with the present invention allow identification of a true signal contained in a signal containing the true signal and noise. In...
Successive approximation analog-digital converter circuit using
An analog-to-digital converter circuit includes: a capacitor array including a plurality of first capacitors, each having a first terminal connecting to a...
Differential amplifier and data driver employing the differential
Disclosed is a differential amplifier which includes first and second input terminals, an output terminal, first and second differential pairs, and first and...
Sigma-delta modulator including truncation and applications thereof
A multi-stage sigma-delta modulator including bit truncation between stages. The bit truncation reduces the number of bits that must be processed in subsequent...
Noise-shaped segmented digital-to-analog converter
A segmented digital-to-analog converter (DAC) is disclosed. In the present invention, the segmented DAC of the present invention comprises a signal component...
Electronic device and integrated circuit comprising a delta-sigma
converter and method therefor
An integrated circuit comprises a delta-sigma modulator incorporating a delta-sigma modulation loop having an analog-to-digital converter in a forward path and...
Decoding circuit for flat panel display
The present invention relates to a decoding circuit for a flat panel display, and more particularly to a decoding circuit for a flat panel display wherein a...
Systems and methods for two tier sampling correction in a data processing
Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data processing. For example, a data processing circuit is disclosed that includes...
Sample-hold circuit having spreading switch and analog-digital converter
A sample-hold circuit includes a voltage-current converter, having a first input terminal pair to which an input differential signal is input and a first output...
Digital correction of nonlinearity errors of multibit delta-sigma digital
to analog converters
Digital correction of multibit ADAC nonlinearities for error feedback DACs is provided. The integral nonlinearity (INL) error of the multibit ADAC is estimated...
Apparatus for correcting setting error in an MDAC amplifier
Multiplying digital-to-analog converters (MDACs), which are generally employed in pipelined analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), can have a settling error...
Techniques for encoding data based at least in part upon an awareness of the decoding complexity of the encoded data and the ability of a target decoder to...
Method and apparatus for encoding based on a linear block code
A method and apparatus for encoding based on a linear block code, and a method and apparatus for generating a linear block code are provided. The method for...
System and method for verifying entry of keystrokes received from a
A method for resetting a key decoder coupled to a plurality of capacitive keys to prevent processing of a key code generated by a ghosting condition. The method...
Touch sensitive control panel
An apparatus for controlling functions of an appliance is described having a touch-sensitive control panel resistant to accidental activation. The...
Handheld electronic device with text disambiguation
A handheld electronic device includes a reduced QWERTY keyboard and is enabled with disambiguation software. The device provides output in the form of a default...
Navigation apparatus and program of the same
A navigation apparatus of a vehicle includes: storage means for storing information about the vehicle and a road area; and guide route calculating means for...
Device for managing the waking up phase of an aircraft pilot
A device for managing an awakening phase, in flight, of a pilot in the cockpit of an airplane, following a rest period, to guarantee his or her return to a...
Parking assist method and parking assist apparatus
A parking assist apparatus outputs display of a synthesized image of the periphery of a vehicle as a bird's-eye view image, and superimposes, on the synthesized...
Preemptive variable rate travel fees
Variable thoroughfare toll rates are applied in anticipation of an event impacting traffic flow. An event occurrence is identified and determined to cause a...
Optimization of vehicular traffic flow through a conflict zone
An automatic vehicular traffic flow control technique defines a controlled area, wherein vehicles belonging to different traffic streams contend for occupancy...
Instrumented component for combustion turbine engine
An instrumented component (18, 19) for use in various operating environments such as within a combustion turbine engine (10). The component (18, 19) may have a...
A processing apparatus that is connected with another processing apparatus via a network, receives a request for a processing from the other processing...
A smoke detector adapted for installation within a bracket of a ceiling downlight; the smoke detector comprising a lower body portion adapted for engagement...
Systems and methods for detecting a patch cord end connection
Systems and methods for detecting a patch cord connection are presented. The insertion of a patch cord into a device jack physically closes a circuit, thereby...
Variable height bin level sensor for use with a product dispensing
A fill level sensor is magnetically coupled to a hopper of an agricultural implement to provide a signal indicative of product fill level in the hopper relative...
Flow detector with alarm features
The disclosed invention relates to detecting a flow condition in a fluid supply system. The invention is particularly useful for detecting flow in a toilet...
Detection apparatus and image forming apparatus
A detection apparatus includes a casing, a movable member moving from a position outside the casing to a position inside the casing upon contact of a detection...
Child leg monitoring system and method
A monitoring system for use with a leg hole device includes a sensor for monitoring a state of at least one leg of a child engaged with the leg hole device, a...
Sensor device and method for monitoring physical stresses placed upon a
A sensor device for monitoring physical stresses placed on a user has a sensor body with pressure sensors for sensing pressure and generating a pressure data...
RFID triggered personal athletic device
A personal athletic device is worn by a runner during a race. A race course is provided with a plurality of mats along the race course. The mats have antennas...
Remote communication devices, radio frequency identification devices,
wireless communication systems, wireless...
Remote communication devices, radio frequency identification devices, wireless communication systems, wireless communication methods, radio frequency...
Device and process for magnetic material detection in electronic article
surveillance (EAS) electromagnetic systems
The present invention relates to a device with its related electronic circuit and to a detection process targeted to detect any magnetic material moving around...
Multi-path mitigation in rangefinding and tracking objects using reduced
attenuation RF technology
A method and system for identification, tracking and locating in wireless communications and wireless networks. The method and system use reference and/or pilot...
Integrated theft deterrent device
An integrated theft deterrent tag 20 having a lanyard 38 emanating therefrom. The lanyard 38 having a pin 48 permanently attached thereto and the pin 48 being...
RFID label attaching method, RFID label attaching device, and RFID label
A RFID tag is partially separable from an article to which the tag is applied such that influence on the RFID tag from the article may be reduced thereby. A...
A seal arrangement having monitoring means and a seal portion. The monitoring means includes means for determining the integrity of the seal portion, the...
Diagnostic radio frequency identification sensors and applications thereof
An integrated passive wireless chip diagnostic sensor system is described that can be interrogated remotely with a wireless device such as a modified cell phone...
Context-aware and real-time item tracking system architecture and
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for real-time and context-aware tracking of items. Tags bound to items are read and information read...