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Method and system of controlling a drive-thru operation of a quick-service
A method of controlling a drive-thru operation of a quick-service restaurant (QSR) includes detecting using a range finding device, when a vehicle enters a...
Time-of-flight ranging system and method with extended range
An embodiment includes a method, comprising: receiving a modulated signal having modulation; generating a first signal in response to the modulation and a first...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, computer program, and
An image processing apparatus includes an edge extracting section which extracts an edge in a range image and a removing section which removes a distance value...
Active and passive electromagnetic detection with a low probability of
An active and passive detection device is provided with a low probability of interception having a fixed antenna structure, transmission means and reception...
Automotive radar sub-system packaging for robustness
An integrated circuit for processing transmitted and received signals is positioned on a first printed circuit board. A second printed circuit board is provided...
Angle-resolving radar sensor for motor vehicles
An angle-resolving radar sensor for motor vehicles having multiple antenna elements and multiple receive channels, at least two antenna elements connected to...
Micro-radar, micro-radar sensor nodes, networks and systems
A micro-radar is disclosed that is operated based upon two Digital to Analog Converter (DAC) outputs that control its internal timing and Intermediate Frequency...
Microphone autolocalization using moving acoustic source
Provided are methods and systems for calibrating a distributed sensor (e.g., microphone) array using time-of-flight (TOF) measurements for a plurality of...
Optimized monotonic radiation pattern fit with ambiguity resolution
Characterizing a radiation pattern of an antenna, accurately, is needed to improve the determination of an angle arrival of a radar signal received by the...
Methods and systems for continuous calibration of circuit breaker trip
units and metering devices
A computer for continuous calibration of circuit breaker trip units and metering devices includes a processor and a memory device. The computer is configured to...
Automatic HF shim configuration for coils
In order to configure a transmission coil of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system without taking a specific measurement object into account, the...
Method and apparatus for compensating for gradient delay in magnetic
resonance scanning sequence
In a method and MR scanning apparatus for compensating for gradient delay in the MR scanning sequence, a current gradient amplitude of the MR scanning sequence...
Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging method
According to one embodiment, an MRI apparatus includes a data acquiring part and a data processing part. The data acquiring part acquires first and second MR...
MRI pulse sequence based on Q-space trajectory technique
Systems and methods capable of improving acquisition times associated with obtaining diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging data are discussed. In...
Restriction of the imaging region for MRI in an inhomogeneous magnetic
When magnetic resonance imaging in the vicinity of a metallic object (like, for instance, a metal implant), severe spatial perturbations of the static magnetic...
Method and apparatus to generate magnetic resonance angiography images
In a magnetic (MR) method and apparatus to generate an MR angiography image of a vascular structure of an examination region, spins in the examination region...
Method for predicting resistance to heat deterioration of isoprene rubber
A method for predicting the resistance to heat deterioration of a sulfur-vulcanized isoprene rubber is disclosed. The nuclear magnetic resonance spectrum of the...
Transmitting device for driving a high-frequency antenna of a
A transmitting device for driving a high-frequency antenna of a magnetic-resonance device using a target signal capable of being amplitude-modulated is...
Wireless local transmit coils and array with controllable load
A local radio frequency (RF) transmitting coil (26) of a magnetic resonance imaging system (5) has a plurality of coil elements (100). Each coil element (100)...
Magnetic resonance apparatus with sound absorption cladding and irregular
A magnetic resonance apparatus is proposed. The magnetic resonance apparatus has a magnet unit, magnet housing and a housing unit surrounding the magnet unit....
Magnetic resonance-compatible electrical device with radio frequency
shielding or an enclosure
An apparatus comprises an electrical device or component (40) and a radio frequency shield arranged to shield the electrical device or component. The apparatus...
Method for producing magneto-resistive effect element, magnetic sensor,
rotation-angle detection device
A magnetic sensor includes a plurality of magneto-resistive effect elements each configured by using a magneto-resistive effect film formed by laminating a...
Integrated magnatoresistive sensing device
An integrated magnetoresistive sensing device includes a substrate, a magnetoresistive sensing element and a built-in self test (BIST) unit. The substrate...
Magnetic field sensors and systems with sensor circuit portions having
different bias voltages and frequency ranges
Embodiments relate to Hall effect sensor circuits and devices that provide improved performance, such as reduced residual offset errors and/or improved S/N...
Devices for sensing current
Devices for sensing current are described herein. One device includes a first magnetic sensor configured to determine a first magnetic field associated with a...
System and method for detecting diode failures
A system for detecting faults in a rectifier includes an AC current generator and a rectifier. A controller is configured to determine an AC input current...
Fractional depletion estimation for battery condition metrics
Evaluation of a battery state comprises transforming a time based history of the load on the battery into a spectral representation of that history in a load...
Voltage detection apparatus
A voltage detection apparatus comprises discharge circuits constituted by switch elements and resistors connected in series, and respectively connected in...
Method and apparatus for indicating a low battery level
A method and an apparatus for determining the battery level of a rechargeable battery used in a battery driven apparatus for driving a load and for indicating a...
Load testing apparatus and coupling switch unit for load testing apparatus
A load testing apparatus includes a resistance unit configured with a plurality of resistor-groups arranged in stages, each resistor-group including an array of...
Self test of MEMS accelerometer with ASICS integrated capacitors
An apparatus comprises a micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) sensor including a first capacitive element and a second capacitive element and an integrated...
Mode based skew to reduce scan instantaneous voltage drop and peak
A method and apparatus for implementing mode based skew is disclosed. In one embodiment, an IC includes a number of different functional units each coupled to...
Integrated circuit control based on a first sample value and a delayed
second sample value
An integrated circuit comprises: a first processing stage comprising processing logic for performing a processing operation on an input signal to generate an...
Residual material detection in backdrilled stubs
A stub of a via formed in a printed circuit board is backdrilled to a predetermined depth. A capacitance probe is positioned within the via. Then the...
Systems and methods for identifying fault location using distributed
A fault location system for locating a fault in a power distribution system is provided. The fault location system includes a grounding resistor assembly...
Electric cable wear control system
A system including: a cable including: a core capable of transporting at least one useful electric signal; a sheath surrounding said core; at least one...
Multiaxial motor driving apparatus and multiaxial motor drive device for
determining whether or not there is a...
A multi-axis motor driving apparatus includes: a plurality of drivers individually connected to corresponding ones of the plurality of motors, for supplying...
Filter capacitor degradation identification using computed current
Methods and apparatus are presented for detecting filter capacitor degradation in a power converter in which filter circuit branch currents and voltages are...
An emulating system of an over-the-air test comprises a radio channel emulator, a selector, a connector and a plurality of antenna elements placed around a test...
Modular excitation system
An excitation device for high-energy tests of stator cores of electric generators or motors is disclosed. The excitation device includes one or more excitation...
Digital circuit and method for measuring AC voltage values
An AC measurement circuit includes a rectifier for receiving an AC signal; a peak detection circuit; and a voltage divider, interconnected with an output of the...
Method for determining power consumption of loads in ungrounded power
A method determines power consumption of a load in a feeder section of an ungrounded power distribution system. Borders of the feeder section are defined by an...
Convolution integral for synchronized phasor
Systems, methods, and apparatus for providing a synchronized phasor in power system based on voltage and current measurements, sampling of the voltage and...
Voltage peak detection circuit and detection method
In one embodiment, a voltage peak detection circuit can include: (i) a voltage coupling circuit configured to inductively couple an input inductor voltage of a...
Current sensor having a laminated magnetic core
A current sensor includes a magnetic core with a gap in part of a circumference and formed in an annular shape, and a magneto-electric conversion element...
Apparatus and method for measuring geomagnetically induced currents (GIC)
in high voltage transmission conductors
An apparatus and method for measuring geomagnetically induced currents (GIC) is disclosed. The apparatus is configured to measure GICs temporarily flowing in...
Probe card having a wiring substrate
A probe card includes a wiring substrate including an opening portion and a connection pad arranged on an upper face of the wiring substrate located on the...
Sensor shield for an electric vehicle
An example electric vehicle component includes a current sensor shield that blocks magnetic fields of a contactor from influencing a current sensor. An example...
Test socket having high-density conductive unit, and method for
The present invention relates to a test socket having a high-density conductive unit, and to a method for manufacturing same, whereby an elastic conductive...
Testing device and a circuit arrangement
A testing device in accordance with various embodiments may include: a plurality of first terminals configured to be connected to a plurality of ...