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To provide an optical sensor that can ensure accuracy of positions of a light projecting unit and a light receiving unit in a case. The optical sensor includes...
An optical sensor is disclosed for measuring pressure and/or temperature. The optical sensor is adapted for use in high temperature environments, such as gas...
Imaging optics and optical device for mapping a curved image field
The present invention relates to optical devices for imaging and spectroscopic applications where optical field curvature is a predominant characteristic. In...
Achromatic lens array
A luminescence detection system may include an excitation light source, a single element achromat, and a detector. The single element achromat may be configured...
Photoreception device with an insulating resin mass, and method for
producing photoreception device
A photoreception device includes: a substrate; a photoreceptor element including a photoreceptor portion upon an upper surface thereof and a lower surface...
Ultrasonic measurement device, head unit, probe, and diagnostic device
An ultrasonic measurement device includes an ultrasonic transducer device, a flexible substrate and an integrated circuit device. The ultrasonic transducer...
Signal processing apparatus
Provided is a signal processing apparatus including: a transducer that performs scanning through the interior of an object and acquires received waveform data...
Self-weighing trolley case with weight sensor composed partially of soft
A weighing case includes a trolley, a case body, a vertical handle, a horizontal handle, and wheels, where four weight sensing apparatuses are arranged on one...
Fuel level inference from canister temperatures
Methods and systems for inferring a fuel level in a fuel tank based on temperature changes in a carbon canister are disclosed. In one example approach a method...
Apparatus for determining and/or monitoring a process variable of a medium
An apparatus for determining and/or monitoring at least one process variable of a medium in a container which comprises a mechanically oscillatable structure,...
Measuring and dispensing cap with internal measuring chambers
In an apparatus for measuring and dispensing pourable material, a removable cap includes a body, a cylindrical sleeve member sheathing an outer circumference of...
Volume metering dispenser
A volume metering dispenser comprises a body having a fluid cavity therein. The body further has a body wall, at least a portion of which is transparent or...
Method of and apparatus for measuring the mass flow rate of a gas
There is provided a meter (200; 350) for measuring the mass flow rate of a gas. The meter comprises a conduit (206) through which the gas flows in use. The...
Measurement of properties of fluids using MRI
A method of determining rheological properties of a fluid. The method includes: providing an open-bore tube and defining within the bore a three dimensional...
Clamp-on ultrasonic fluid flow meter system
The clamp-on ultrasonic fluid flow meter system is an apparatus that includes structures that filter out a pipe structure-borne ultrasonic wave component. The...
Vacuum insulated venturi meter for an exhaust gas recirculation apparatus
A venturi flow meter for an EGR apparatus includes an inner wall defining an interior space including a converging inlet section, a throat section, and a...
Method of, and apparatus for, measuring the mass flow rate of a gas
There is provided a meter for measuring the mass flow rate of a gas, the meter comprising a conduit through which the gas flows in use, the conduit having a...
An optical encoder, comprising a plurality of light receiving elements 1-12, receiving light that has passed through or been reflected by a scale having a...
Magnetic rotary encoder
A magnetic rotary encoder for the fine resolution of the rotational angle of a shaft (1) includes an exciter unit which images the rotation to be monitored and...
Contactless magnetic linear position sensor
In a position sensor, two field sensors are placed along a line parallel to the movement to be detected. Two magnets are placed at an angle to each other to...
Method for analyzing the electricity consumption of a site provided with a
plurality of electrical devices
The present invention relates to a method for analyzing the electricity consumption of a site provided with a plurality of electrical devices of different...
Live branded dynamic mapping
A live dynamic map that provides for increased convenience for a user at a venue is disclosed. The live dynamic map may be branded for a venue, shows points of...
Dynamic navigation service
Systems and methods may provide for implementing a dynamic navigation service. In one example, the method may include generating user behavior data for a user,...
Method and apparatus for providing a navigation route with recommended
A system includes a processor configured to discover charging station locations within a predefined proximity to a route for which vehicle-charging is required...
Method for operating a hybrid drive
A method operates a hybrid drive operable selectively in a first operating mode powered by only an internal combustion engine or in a second operating mode...
Methods and systems for dynamically adaptive road network hierarchy and
A system and method for computing routing on a road network are described. One embodiment includes pre-processing routing data for one or more environmental...
Navigation system, information providing method, and mobile communication
Provided are a navigation system, an information providing method and a mobile communication terminal wherein the merits of wide-area information delivery using...
Method and apparatus for providing navigation guidance via proximate
An approach is provided for connecting at least one first device with at least one second device proximate to at least one destination for navigation guidance....
Route search device and route search method
A center is provided with an information selecting section for selecting posted pieces of information including a prescribed term from among a plurality of...
Route search system, route search method, and route search program
A route search system according to one embodiment includes a receiving unit, a first search unit, a determination unit, a second search unit, and an output...
Navigation system, and control method and program for navigation system
Navigation systems, methods, and programs receive, with a signal receiver, a first signal and a second signal that is different from the first signal. The...
Method and terminal for acquiring road condition information
A method and a terminal for acquiring road condition information are provided, wherein, the method includes: forming an Ad Hoc network with other terminals;...
Curve modeling device, curve modeling method, and vehicular navigation
A curve modeling device includes a curvature calculation unit, a curvature correction unit, and a node information generation unit. The curvature calculation...
System and method for assessing road quality using data collected from a
A computer implemented method for assessing road quality using data collected from a mobile device is disclosed. The method may include obtaining travel data...
System and method for locating, tracking, and/or monitoring the status of
personnel and/or assets both indoors...
A system and method for locating, tracking, and/or monitoring the status of personnel and/or assets (collectively "trackees"), both indoors and outdoors, is...
Microelectromechanical device having an oscillating mass and a forcing
stage, and method of controlling a...
A microelectromechanical device includes: a body; a movable mass, elastically coupled to the body and oscillatable with respect to the body according to a...
Gyrometer with reduced parasitic capacitances
Gyrometer including a substrate and an inertial mass suspended above the substrate, the inertial mass including an excitation part and a detection part, means...
Microelectromechanical bulk acoustic wave devices and methods
Micromachined gyroscopes, such as those based upon microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) have the potential to dominate the rate-sensor market mainly due to...
Angular velocity sensor
A placing member is configured to be supported from an outside by a terminal electrically connected to a terminal electrode, and an X-axis-direction extended...
System and method for photographing moving subject by means of multiple
cameras, and acquiring actual movement...
The present invention relates to a system and method for photographing a moving subject by means of multiple cameras, and acquiring the actual movement...
Methods and apparatus for jammable HCI interfaces
In exemplary implementations of this invention, a jammable structure functions as an HCI interface. A user provides input by changing the shape of a flexible...
Manufacturing method of semiconductor device and semiconductor
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device includes determining a position of a first semiconductor chip having a plurality of first electrodes, using...
Reception of affine-invariant spatial mask for active depth sensing
A method operational on a receiver device for decoding a codeword is provided. At least a portion of a composite code mask is obtained, via a receiver sensor,...
Method and apparatus for detecting position of substrate transfer device,
and storage medium
In a method for detecting a position of a substrate transfer device including a substrate supporting unit, the light-transmitting optical sensor is moved with...
Apparatus and method for determining reference elements of an environment
A method for determining reference elements of an environment, the method comprising at least the steps of: providing a ceiling value and a floor value;...
Selecting an earpiece based on dynamic data
The attenuation and other optical properties of a medium are exploited to measure a thickness of the medium between a sensor and a target surface. Disclosed...
Methods and apparatus for imaging of occluded objects
An active imaging system, which includes a light source and light sensor, generates structured illumination. The light sensor captures transient light response...
Three-dimensional scanner with external tactical probe and illuminated
An assembly that includes a projector and camera is used with a processor to determine three-dimensional (3D) coordinates of an object surface. The processor...
Associated interferometers using multi-fiber optic delay lines
An interferometer apparatus which include two or more coupled fiber optic Michelson interferometers using fiber optic stretches which stretch two or more...
Surface characteristic determining apparatus
A wavelength selector (5) selects a wavelength of a broadband light source (4). A light director (BS1, BS2) directs light from the wavelength selector along a...