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Automatic initiation of reference spectra library generation for optical
A method of generating reference spectra includes polishing a first substrate in a polishing apparatus, measuring a sequence of spectra from the first substrate...
Airborne hyperspectral scanning system with reflective telecentric relay
An airborne hyperspectral scanning system with a reflective telecentric relay including a system housing fore-optics, mounted in the housing, an imaging...
Spectrophotometer comprising an integrated Fabry-Perot interferometer
An "integrated" Fabry-Perot interferometer, such as for use in a spectrophotometer, is fabricated by attaching two micro-machined semiconductor-on-insulator...
Remote sensing based on optical fiber delivery and collection
Active components in an optical spectroscopy based sensor are moved to a remote site and the light is guided between the remote site and the sensing site...
Traveling environment detection device
A driving environment detection device acquires a captured image of the direction the host vehicle is travelling in, and from the captured image, extracts...
A method of designing and manufacturing an acoustic sensor having a high degree of directivity is disclosed. The sensor includes a rotatable plate that is...
Sensor package for WIM sensor and WIM sensor
The invention relates to a sensor package (6) with long design for a WIM (Weigh in Motion) sensor (1), comprising a first receiving plate (7), a plurality of...
Harvester elevator in-flow weight sensor and methods for the same
A system for measuring crop weight in a harvester elevator includes a receiver and processing node and one or more weight sensing instruments coupled to one or...
Powder flow detection
Apparatus for detecting powder flow along a powder flow path includes a light source and a light detector for detecting light from the light source directed...
Measuring system for ascertaining a volume flow and/or a volume flow rate
of a medium flowing in a pipeline
The measuring system comprises: a vibration element for guiding flowing medium and having a lumen; and a vibration element, which is adapted to be contacted, at...
Flowmeters are disclosed herein that include one or more flow path features for improving the measurement accuracy or other aspects of the flowmeter. In some...
Ultrasonic flow rate measurement device
An ultrasonic flow rate measurement device includes a measurement channel, through which a fluid to be measured flows; and a sensor fixing casing having...
Volumetric measurement device, system and method
An acoustic volume sensing device is disclosed. The device includes a housing comprising a reference volume chamber and a variable volume chamber, the reference...
Calibration of grab detection
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving real-time sensor data from N sensors on the computing device. The real-time sensor data corresponds to a...
Gas sensor and motor vehicle with a gas sensor
In a gas sensor comprising a housing, a membrane and a sensor element, wherein the housing comprises a measuring chamber and an air supply opening, the sensor...
Transmissive optical encoder having optical waveguide
A transmissive optical encoder includes a light emitting element, a light receiving element, a rotatable disk provided with slits and rotatable together with an...
Digital opto-electric pulse application method for correcting bit error of
vernier-type optical encoder
This disclosure relates to a method for detecting an absolute rotation angle of an optical rotary encoder, and more particularly, to an optical encoder having a...
Angle measuring method and angle measuring system
An angle measuring system including: a rotary encoder including an encoder main body and a rotating shaft which is freely rotatable with respect to the encoder...
Telecommunications network and method of transferring user data in
signaling messages from a communication unit...
The invention relates to a system and method of transferring user data from a communication module to a data processing center over a telecommunications...
Rotation rate sensor and method for calibrating a rotation rate sensor
A rotational rate sensor is provided having a substrate and a Coriolis element, the rotational rate sensor having a drive means for exciting the Coriolis...
Wearable electronic apparatus, data analyzer, and travel record control
An electronic apparatus refers to location measurement information measured in the past at each time when the latest location measurement information is output...
Mobile robots moving on a visual display
A system for using mobile robots that track visual features of a drawing to create a tangible tactile interface for a user. The user places a hand or finger on...
Method and apparatus for correlating and navigating between a live image
and a prerecorded panoramic image
An approach is provided for correlating and navigating between a live camera image and a prerecorded panoramic image. A mapping and augmented reality...
Reverse natural guidance
The disclosed embodiments relate to recognition of navigation and/or guidance related information within an expressed conversational narrative between a...
Method and apparatus for providing a contextual menu in a map display
An approach is provided for presenting a contextual menu in a map display. A contextual menu platform determines an input for a delineation of at least one...
User interface for predictive traffic
A navigation device includes a predictive traffic data database to store predictive traffic data at a plurality of times and a map database to store mapping...
Computer-implemented system and method for dynamically coordinating travel
A computer-implemented system and method for dynamically coordinating travel is provided. A plurality of travelers to arrive at a common destination at a common...
Monitoring suggested routes for deviations
Traffic patterns are monitored for adherence of a user to a suggested route. Deviations from suggested routes are recorded for later upload and/or analysis....
Canine handler operations positioning system
The Canine Handler Operations Positioning System (the Inventors) taught by the present invention consists of one or more dog-worn sensor, one or more handler's...
Method of providing destination information, destination-information
providing apparatus and storage medium
A method of providing destination information includes storing route information in which location information identifying locations, coordinate points...
Control system for indicating if people can reach locations that satisfy a
predetermined set of conditions and...
Managing routes to meet one or more predetermined conditions, in one aspect, may comprise receiving user information associated with a user via a user's device....
Microelectromechanical sensor with differentiated performances and method
of controlling a...
A microelectromechanical sensor includes a supporting structure and a sensing mass, which is elastically coupled to the supporting structure, is movable with...
Gyro sensor, electronic apparatus, and mobile unit
A gyro sensor includes a vibrator, a spring part extending from a first fixing part to the vibrator in a direction along a first axis, a drive part that excites...
Device and method for determining position information using
accelerometers on a rotating component
An exemplary device for determining a position of a component moved by operation of a motor includes a rotating member that rotates responsive to operation of...
Method for along-the-cable underwater profile measurement
A method includes: a guide cable and an observation platform is provided, a profiler is mounted, and a trigger gear is set at the bottom of the guide cable; a...
Method and system for geo-referencing at least one sensor image
Various embodiments relate to a method (700) and system for geo-referencing at least one sensor image. The method comprises the steps of: generating at least...
Adjustment system for a transfer system in an in-vitro diagnostics system
The invention relates to an adjustment system (3) for a transfer system (1) in an in-vitro diagnostics system. The adjustment system comprises a contact element...
Optical plate for calibration of coordinate measuring machines
A coordinate measuring machine is calibrated by taking optical measurements of an optical flat that includes a grating placed on its surface. The arm of the CMM...
Detecting thickness variation and quantitative depth utilizing scanning
electron microscopy with a surface profiler
A method and system to detect thickness variation of a subject material are described. In an aspect, tribological wear is assessed for a disk drive memory...
High-resolution imaging and processing method and system for determining a
geometric dimension of a part
A high-resolution imaging and processing method and system for determining a geometric dimension of a part is provided. The method includes directing at least...
System and method for automated pipe measurement and alignment
A method of aligning a portable machining system to a pipe end portion includes automatically moving a measurement sensor mounted to the portable machining...
System and method for fatigue forecasting and strain measurement using
integral strain gauge (ISG)
The present invention relates to means, system and method for measurement of stress strain and fatigue forecasting by the means of Integral Strain Gauges (ISGs)...
An electronic device includes a projection unit and a detection unit. The projection unit is configured to project light in a projection region on a projection...
Inner diameter measuring device
The invention relates to an inner diameter measuring device, having a non-contact measuring unit (3) and a contact measuring unit (4) arranged along the same...
Particle measuring device and particle measuring method
This particle measuring device includes a stage, a reflected light illuminating device, a transmitted light illuminating device, an illumination control device,...
System and method for detecting object in three-dimensional space using
A system for detecting an object in three-dimensional space includes: four emitters defining a rectangular detection area, the emitters being disposed around...
Target locating device and methods
A target location device has a video camera, a range finder, a self location module and an inertial measurement unit. The device provides a video display...
Method for measuring the length of an electric cable that uses an optical
fibre element as a sensor
A method of measuring the length of an electric cable, includes providing an electric cable having a cable length and including a cable neutral axis, and a...
Measuring apparatus including multi-wavelength interferometer
A measuring apparatus for measuring a position or a shape of a surface to be inspected includes a multi-wavelength interferometer and a control unit. The...
Spectral domain optical coherence tomography system
An optical coherence tomography device is disclosed for improved imaging. Reduced levels of speckle in the images generated by the device are obtained by...