Wireless power transmission system
The wireless power transmission is a system for providing wireless charging and/or primary power to electronic/electrical devices via microwave energy. The...
Using gravity to direct a rotatable camera in a handheld electronic device
In a handheld electronic device, a motor is controlled to adjust, according to input received at a user-input element of the device, an angle of rotation of a...
Method of detecting faults using graduated fault detection levels
A faulted circuit indicator utilizes digitized fault indication curves to determine if a fault has occurred in a monitored conductor. Fault indication curves...
Methods and apparatus for providing power to a notification appliance
An arrangement for use in a safety notification system includes primary and secondary power sources and a voltage converter. The primary power source provides...
Faulted circuit indicator with fault characteristic detection and display
A display for a faulted circuit indicator is disclosed. A plurality of light-emitting diodes is arranged so that at least two diodes are visible to a person...
Function check for a gas-alarm annunciator
A test device, for checking the functioning capability of a gas-alarm annunciator, has a reservoir in which are located a target fluid and a carrier fluid. At...
Apparatus and method for storage tank hatch monitoring in an inventory
A method includes receiving information associated with a level of material in a tank, where the tank has a hatch. The method also includes determining whether...
Means to prospect for water ice on heavenly bodies
Apparatus and a method are described for prospecting for water ice on heavenly bodies with the apparatus consisting of site preparation tools and a water ice...
Flame detection and suppression system using a thermoelectric generator
Apparatus and methods for protecting process equipment from a fire and/or an explosion are provided. In particular, the apparatus and methods utilize Seebeck...
Multi-option communication methods of fault notification in pet
An animal confinement system including at least one transmitter, a loop antenna associated with each transmitter, a loop monitor associated with each loop...
Human movement measurement system
A system for use in playing a video game, the system acting to measure the position of transponders for testing and to train the user to manipulate the position...
Portable electronic device, method, and computer-readable medium for
determining user's activity level
The invention relates to a portable electronic device, a method, and a computer software product. The portable electronic device comprises an active time unit...
Personal care implement having a display
A personal care implement or toothbrush includes a display for providing content to a user. The display may be configured to present content in a mirror-image...
Dual use RFID/EAS device
A radio frequency identification (RFID) device has multiple modes of operation. One of the modes of operation is an electronic article surveillance (EAS) mode,...
Method and system for localizing objects using passive RFID tags which
identifies the RFID with an LED
Method and system for localizing an object in a stack of objects. A passive radio frequency identification (RFID) tag is attached to each object. Each RFID tag...
Secure modular applicators to commission wireless sensors
The present invention includes novel systems and devices for commissioning wireless tags, RFID tags, and wireless sensors. The present invention benefits...
Communication system with antenna box amplifier
A communication system for communicating with an implanted wireless sensor is provided. A transmit antenna element can propagate an energizing signal onto a...
Sensors having gap based sensing devices and methods of making and using
A sensor is provided. The sensor comprises at least one sensing device comprising a first electrode and a second electrode, and a gap defined as a distance...
RFID system, RFID cable system, and RFID cable laying method
When an RFID is attached to an object to assist testing operations, the following problems are encountered; (1) the RFID of write type tends to cause a failure...
RFID monitoring and tracking of tools
A system for identifying, monitoring, and tracking a plurality of tools includes: a pad for placing the tools, wherein the pad includes a plurality of...
Microwave motion detectors utilizing multi-frequency ranging and target
A method of detecting a moving target within a predefined protected region with a microwave motion detector, by transmitting microwave frequency signals and...
Abnormality detecting device
The abnormality detecting device of this invention comprises a movement detecting unit detecting a presence of a movement of a body based on a video signal in a...
Systems and methods for wireless object tracking
A system for object tracking may comprise at least one subsystem that couples an electronic signal emitting and receiving device to an object to be tracked, at...
Hazard detection and mitigation system and method
Provided is a system and method for providing monitoring of hazardous materials, including collecting environmental data via one or more sensors directed at the...
Techniques for wireless sensing using device including sensor train
A remote wireless network includes a plurality of sensors/transmitters wherein each sensor is uniquely identifiable and lends its unique identity to the...
Child monitoring system
Disclosed is a child monitoring system. The child monitoring system includes a plurality of caregiver units and a child monitoring unit. The child monitoring...
Asset monitoring arrangement and method
Arrangement and method for monitoring an asset includes a location determining system and a self-powered interior sensor and communication system which data...
Systems and methods for identification of locations
A viewing apparatus provides a user with a view of his or her surroundings and enables the user to select a location from the view of the surroundings for...
Apparatus and method for maintaining communication with a stolen vehicle
Communications are maintained between a base station and a stolen vehicle tracking (SVT) module disposed with a vehicle. At the SVT module at the vehicle, it is...
Controlling a user's interaction with a keyboard of a multi-application
Methods, apparatus, and computer program products for controlling a user's interaction with a keyboard of a multi-application electronic device such as a...
System and method of communicating emergency alerts
A tangible computer readable medium includes instructions executable by a processor to cause the processor to communicate with a multicast alert server to...
Energy-efficient indoor localization system and a method of reducing power
consumption of a radio badge in the...
A method of reducing power consumption of a radio badge in a localization system is disclosed, in which the radio badge is carried by a tracked target and is...
Radio frequency identification transponder
A radio frequency identification transponder including a power supply and a dynamic memory array which stores data. When power from the power supply ceases, the...
Method and system for radiated power control for short range RFID tag
A method and system for power control for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag reading is provided. The system includes a power amplifier for providing an...
System and method for dimensional rating using RFID technology
A device for determining the dimensions of a parcel includes a platform and two adjacent walls. Each of the platform and walls are provided with a respective...
Location determination and guidance using radio frequency identification
A method and system for location determination and guidance using radio frequency identification (RFID) are disclosed. A location of a mobile RFID reader can be...
Biometric authentication and verification
Biometric authentication and verification are described. A method in biometric identification includes establishing a foundational biometric measurement based...
Device including authentication glyph
A device used in an authentication process. The device includes a processor, a display coupled to the processor, and a computer readable medium coupled to the...
A present locking device is a locking device for locking/unlocking a lock of a door of a closed space, including: a first transmission antenna for transmitting...
Wireless remote control signal transfer method and apparatus, and wireless
remote control system
In response to continuous operation of an operation key on a remote control transmitter, the transmitter repetitively transmits a corresponding remote control...
Portable electronic device for controlling and managing functions and/or
data of a vehicle
The portable electronic device (1) allows functions and/or data of a vehicle to be controlled and managed. In order to do this, the portable device comprises,...
Transformer and power supply apparatus using the same
A transformer includes a first bobbin having a first primary winding and a first secondary winding wound therearound, having a first through hole; a second...
A laminated coil includes a laminated body insulating layers and coil patterns are integrally stacked in a desired order, a coil formed by connecting the coil...
Production method for an electromagnetic switching device having partition
walls between primary and auxiliary...
In one embodiment of the present invention, a production method for an electromagnetic switching device includes the following steps in the sequence listed:...
Latching micro-magnetic relay and method of operating same
A micro-machined magnetic latching relay has a moveable cantilever comprising a soft magnetic material and having a first end and a second end. The cantilever...
Double-breaking contact system for a low voltage circuit breaker, a molded
case circuit breaker comprising the...
A concept of a double-breaking contact system with a rotating contact arm is disclosed. In at least one embodiment, a novel arrangement of fixed conductors that...
Electromagnet assembly directly driving latch of an electronic circuit
A circuit breaker includes a trip unit and an electronic fault detection unit sharing a common trip latch for causing the circuit breaker to trip upon detection...
Variable impedance adapter for tuning system performance
A variable impedance adapter that has a value of characteristic impedance that is responsive to changes in the configuration of the adapter. In one embodiment,...
High-frequency transmission line connection structure, circuit board,
high-frequency module, and radar device
The invention relates to a high-frequency transmission line connection structure, a circuit board having the connection structure, a high-frequency module...
Substrate, communication module, and communication apparatus
A substrate for mounting a filter has a connection line layer having a transmission line for connecting a filter, a ground layer placed below the connection...