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Generating text messages using speech recognition in a vehicle navigation
A vehicle navigation system may send and receive communications, such as text messages. Speech recognition may generate a text message without affecting a...
Simultaneous localization and mapping by using Earth's magnetic fields
There is provided an apparatus configured to perform operations comprising: acquiring motion data sets from the plurality of mobile devices; estimating route...
Methods and apparatuses for location-triggered sensor initialization
Methods, apparatuses, and devices for generating one or more harsh or diminished radiofrequency environments relative to a planned route of a mobile device...
Navigational route selection to mitigate probability mobile terminal loses
Present location information about a present location of a mobile terminal is obtained, as is destination information about a target destination for the mobile...
Augmentation for GPS calculations
Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems, methods, and computer program products for providing improved augmentation for GPS calculations....
Ring mirror optical rotation sensor
An optical rotation sensor includes a Fabry Perot laser having an active gain medium for generating first and second light beams, a closed optical path through...
MEMS device mechanism enhancement for robust operation through severe
shock and acceleration
A micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) device comprises at least one proof mass configured to have a first voltage and a motor motion in a first horizontal...
Angular rate sensor with quadrature error compensation
An angular rate sensor includes a substrate, a drive mass flexibly coupled to the substrate, and a sense mass suspended above the substrate and flexibly coupled...
Axially symmetric Coriolis vibratory gyroscope (variants)
Coriolis vibratory gyroscope includes a thin-walled resonator, fastened centrally on a stem located within the resonator; with 4nk holes in a wall of the...
Calibration apparatus, calibration method, and manufacturing method for an
Provided is a calibration apparatus, including: a holder for fixing an electronic device; a first motor for rotating the holder with a first rotation axis as a...
Accelerometer based attitude determination
Determining an object's inclination fixed reference frame relative to a gravity field includes supplying circularly disposed accelerometers rigidly linked by...
Method and measuring device for measuring the distance of a surface,
thickness and optical properties of an object
In the measuring device and measuring method, confocal measuring principle is utilized. A certain component of an optical measurement signal is, from the point...
Detection apparatus and vehicle
A detection apparatus attachable to a structure includes a transmission unit to transmit a transmission signal; a receiving unit to receive a reflection signal...
Determining travel path features based on retroreflectivity
Systems, devices, features, and methods for determining geographic features corresponding to a travel path to develop a map database, such as a navigation...
Flexible display and method for measuring angle of the same
There is provided a flexible display capable of improving an angle-measuring accuracy using different kinds of sensors and a method of measuring an angle...
Size measuring and comparing system and method
The disclosure provides a size measuring and comparing system and a method. The method includes steps: acquiring coordinates of at least four points which are...
Device for measuring length of electrode plate
A system for measuring a length of an electrode plate includes a body on which an electrode plate roll formed by spirally winding the electrode plate is...
Apparatus for detecting a pre-aligning element at a wafer
An apparatus detects a pre-aligning element at a wafer. The wafer has the pre-aligning element at a wafer edge. The apparatus includes a sensor arrangement and...
Phase resolved shearography for remote sensing
A shearography system and method provide advances allowing for rapid processing to produce shearograms which provide surface motion information which may be...
Measurements of strain, stress and temperature by using 1-dimensional and
2-dimensional distributed fiber-optic...
Techniques and devices for measuring stress, strain, or temperature based on polarization crosstalk analysis in birefringence optical birefringent media...
Periodic patterns and technique to control misalignment between two layers
A method and system to measure misalignment error between two overlying or interlaced periodic structures are proposed. The overlying or interlaced periodic...
Method for determining a closed trajectory by means of a laser and a laser
light sensor and apparatus for...
The invention relates to a method for determining a closed trajectory curve (10) by laser (12) and a laser light sensor (14) having a flat field of view (16),...
Laser tracker that cooperates with a remote camera bar and coordinate
A system includes a laser tracker, a camera bar, an accessory, and an electrical system, the camera bar including a mounting structure, two cameras, and three...
Optical method for characterizing transparent particles
The present invention is related to a method for characterizing transparent objects (2, 3) in a transparent medium (1), said transparent objects (2, 3)...
Optical property measurement apparatus and optical property measurement
An apparatus enabling abnormality detection of a sample. A first interference optical system scans the sample with first signal light from a first sample...
Angular displacement sensor of compliant material
Disclosed is an apparatus including a compliant capacitor and an elongated structure extending between a first end and a second end. The elongated structure is...
Magnetic based contactless measuring sensor
Contactless measurement sensor for measuring at least one of a distance to an object to be sensed, a motion with respect to an object to be sensed, a speed with...
Method for controlling the clearance at the tips of blades of a turbine
A method controlling a clearance between tips of blades of a turbine rotor of a gas turbine aircraft engine and a ring-shaped turbine shroud of a housing...
Wear indication devices, and related assemblies and methods
A wear indication device comprises an outer body exhibiting at least one opening extending at least partially therethrough, and at least one sensor within the...
Coordinate measuring apparatus for measuring a workpiece
A coordinate measuring apparatus for measuring a workpiece having a workpiece surface includes a sensor to capture the workpiece surface and a mechanism to move...
Tape rule accessory
A tape rule accessory with a receiving slot that is shaped conformally to the curvature of a tape rule for receiving a tape rule side edge into the receiving...
Device for transferring energy output from one pyrotechnic device to
An energy transfer device (10) is provided that is capable of transferring the energy output from one pyrotechnic device (52) to another device (78) for...
Detonation control modules and detonation control circuits are provided herein. A trigger input signal can cause a detonation control module to trigger a...
Rotary-type mechanisms for inertial igniters for thermal batteries and
G-switches for munitions and the like
A mechanism including: a toggle link rotatably connected to a base structure; a stop connected to the base structure for limiting a rotational travel of the...
Munition, charge for such a munition, and method of manufacturing such a
The invention provides a filler material for a munition, inluding an explosive charge, an inert charge and at least one pyrotechnic transmission unit adapted to...
Multi-charge munitions, incorporating hole-boring charge assemblies
Multi-charge munition suitable for defeating a concrete target consists of a detonatable array of hollow primary charges (14) of explosive supported laterally...
Non-lethal telescopically expanding training cartridge for self loading
A cartridge for use in a gun comprises a case, a gas generator, a piston, a stopper, and at least one channel for the passage of gas in and/or around the...
Personal self-defense device
A self-defense device includes a housing structure, a spray apparatus and a sound generating mechanism. The housing structure includes an interior space...
Ultra light bar armor
Bar armor currently provides a means of providing partial protection of vehicles and structures against certain types of Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPGs)....
Long range KV-to-KV communications to inform target selection of follower
A KV-based missile defense system and method of strategic engagement provides performance improvement for both singleton and raid scenarios by launching...
Weapon-sight system with wireless target acquisition
A weapon-sight system for use with a weapon for performing wireless target acquisition of a target is disclosed. The system includes a weapon sight that is...
Pouch for concealed handgun with magnetic closure
A pouch for a handgun adapted to be worn on the belt of a user, the bag including a releasably closable ammunition compartment located within and on the bottom...
Method of locking a handguard to an upper receiver of a firearm
A method of locking a handguard relative to an upper receiver of a firearm. The method includes providing a wedge assembly having a top wedge member and a...
Accessory mounting hand guard for firearm
Hand guards for firearms and related methods are provided. In one example, a hand guard for a firearm includes an elongated tubular housing having a lumen...
Stock attachment riser
A weapon accessory includes an attachment portion that is attachable to a stock of a weapon. The weapon accessory includes a rest portion that allows a user to...
Carrying case for police or military baton
A holster system including an elongated backer plate having a plurality of slots, a hinge that pivotally connects a first end of the backer plate to a first end...
Compressed gas gun
A compressed gas gun is provided, having a body. A firing mechanism may be received within the body and may comprise a bolt and valve arranged in-line along a...
Hypervelocity projectile launching system
A gun system for launching a projectile that forms a component of a two-part payload that also includes a pusher that is separable from the projectile. The...
Mating arrow mounted slide and arrow rest cradle assembly for bowfishing
A mating arrow mounted slide and arrow rest cradle assembly for bowfishing and bowhunting utilizes an arrow shaft mounted slide that is releasably snapped into...
Quick-loading bow and arrow toy
A bow and arrow toy having a light-weight, foam tipped arrow and a bow with rear and fore tension bands. To load and arm the toy, the rear of the arrow is...