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Measuring parallelism in lightguide surfaces
A system for measuring transparent optical elements includes a beam generator, optomechanics, an imaging module, and a logic unit. The beam generator is driven...
In-service optical time domain reflectometry utilizing raman pump source
An arrangement for providing real-time, in-service OTDR measurements in an optical communication system utilizing distributed Raman amplification. One or more...
Measuring system for measuring an imaging quality of an EUV lens
A measuring system (10) for measuring an imaging quality of an EUV lens (30) includes a diffractive test structure (26), a measurement light radiating device...
Predicting transition from laminar to turbulent flow over a surface using
In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, and apparatuses for predicting whether a point on a computer-generated...
Device and method for diagnosing evaporated fuel processing device
An evaporated fuel processing apparatus includes a valve between a canister and a fuel tank, and maintains the fuel tank in hermetic state by closing the valve...
Water use monitoring apparatus
The present invention is a water use and/or a water energy use monitoring apparatus that is affixed to the hot and cold water supply piping for continuously (or...
Drive shaft balancing machine having two pedestals and first and second
vibration sensors and balancing method
A drive shaft balancing machine for dynamic balancing of drive shafts includes two pedestals. Each pedestal includes a spring-mounted upper part receiving a...
Carbon nanotube temperature and pressure sensors
The present invention, in one embodiment, provides a method of measuring pressure or temperature using a sensor including a sensor element composed of a...
Dynamic pressure sensor
According to various embodiments, a dynamic pressure sensor includes a substrate, a reference volume formed in the substrate, a deflectable membrane sealing the...
Indicator device for an enclosure with sealing compound
Indicator devices, systems, and methods are provided. Indicator devices include a housing having a bore and an indicating component placed therein. The...
Apparatus, system and method for dynamically measuring material
viscoelasticity using shear wave induced resonance
A system for dynamically measuring viscoelasticity of material samples using shear wave induced resonance, the system comprising: i) an apparatus comprising a...
Core-shell nanofiber textiles for strain sensing, and methods of their
This invention pertains to a low cost, low noise strain sensor based on a web of continuous core-shell nanofibers with conductive shell and mechanically robust...
Force-sensitive occupancy sensing technology
A force-sensitive capacitive sensor that includes a first conductive plate, a second conductive plate that is spaced apart from the first conductive plate, and...
Device for measuring the temperature of a vibrating beam and application
to the improvement of the precision of...
The invention is a device for measuring the temperature of the vibrating beam of a vibrating-beam sensor. It comprises a resonator (10) vibrating in torsion in...
Fast response thermopile power sensor
A power measuring sensor for an optical beam which utilizes the temperature difference across a thin layer of heat insulating material, generated by the axial...
Thermistor based measurement system
A measurement system for monitoring ambient temperature and airspeed is disclosed. The measurement system uses a single temperature sensor, disposed in the...
Infrared detection device
Infrared detection device comprising a gas detection device comprising a resistive layer, a first portion of which is able to emit infrared radiation able to be...
Method of examining a substrate and corresponding device
A method of examining a substrate is provided. The method may include: generating a temperature gradient along a surface of the substrate; detecting a heat...
Infrared detection element, infrared detector, and infrared type gas
An infrared detection element includes first and second pyroelectric elements which are arranged in a single pyroelectric substrate. First pyroelectric element...
Temperature measurement device
A temperature measurement device is provided with: light collection means; extraction means; optical intensity calculation means; and temperature measurement...
Raman spectroscopic apparatus, raman spectroscopic method, and electronic
A Raman spectroscopic apparatus analyzes a substance under analysis and includes a light source that emits light of a first wavelength, an optical device that...
Terahertz imaging devices and systems, and related methods, for detection
Terahertz imaging devices may comprise a focal plane array including a substrate and a plurality of resonance elements. The plurality of resonance elements may...
Optical emission spectroscopic (OES) instrument with automatic top and
bottom slit curtains
An optical emission spectroscopic (OES) instrument includes a spectrometer, a processor and an adjustable mask controlled by the processor. The adjustable mask...
Balanced intensity differential photo detector
A circuit includes a first photo detector and a second photo detector to receive a first and second light input signal, respectfully, to generate a first...
Detecting broadside acoustic signals with a fiber optical distrubuted
acoustic sensing (DAS) assembly
A distributed fiber optic acoustic sensing system comprises an elongate body having an outer surface, an optical fiber disposed on the outer surface at a first...
Food product scale
A scale includes a weigh station for receiving items to be weighed, an operator interface configured to display information associated with scale operations and...
A weighing scale for measuring the weight of an object is disclosed. The weighing scale includes a base portion, a platform extending along a plane above the...
Fluid level measurement probe
A probe operable to measure a fluid level including a tip movably mounted to a housing, the tip including a multiple of steps and a sensor mounted within the...
Tank liquid depth measurement method using a pressure sensor
A tank liquid depth measurement method includes the steps of: a) providing a sensor capable of detecting a liquid pressure, b) providing a main unit for...
Dry product dosage dispenser with multiple storage compartments and method
for producing same
A container with an internal partition within its cavity has multiple compartments for dispensing multiple dry products. The partition comprises a first...
Apparatus for delivery of a metered dose of granular material
An apparatus is provided for delivering a metered dose of a granular material. The apparatus holds the granular material captive at any angle until use. In use,...
Phase controlled variable angle ultrasonic flow meter
An ultrasonic transducer includes: a plurality of segment electrodes located on a surface of a single piezoelectric element; a pulse generator configured to...
Ultrasonic sensor for high temperature and manufacturing method thereof
Provided is an ultrasonic sensor which includes a piezoelectric vibrator made of a lithium niobate (LN) single crystal and may be used in a high temperature...
Ultrasonic consumption meter with locking mechanism
An ultrasonic consumption meter includes two ultrasonic transducers for emitting and receiving ultrasonic waves, a flow channel, an electronic circuit for...
Pitot tube support and alignment apparatus
A support and alignment apparatus for a traversing pitot tube is provided. The apparatus includes a support strut, an insertion fitting and a termination...
Method for calibrating a trigger unit and cascadable sensor therefor
A method is disclosed for calibrating a trigger unit which is connected via a trigger line to at least two sensors configured to be triggered. Each sensor is...
Coupling device for seismic sensors
A coupling device is provided for a sensor unit having at least one sensor located within a housing. The coupling device includes at least one supporting...
Electronic apparatus and device management system
A smart meter ID acquiring unit in an electronic apparatus acquires a smart meter ID from a smart meter when the electronic apparatus starts. A registered...
Methods and systems for attitude differentiation in enhanced vision images
Methods and systems are provided for displaying information on a flight deck display onboard an aircraft. An exemplary method comprises obtaining image data for...
Treadmill providing gait analysis
A treadmill is capable of performing a gait analysis and comprises a conveyor belt, a supporting plate, a driving mechanism, and at least two sensing...
Methods and systems for determining optimum fuel station
A system and method for planning fueling during a travel. The method comprises receiving information identifying a starting point and a destination for the...
Data acquisition apparatus, data acquisition system and method of
A data acquisition apparatus includes a processing resource operably coupled to an input unit and an output unit. The processing resource is arranged to provide...
Dynamically varied map labeling
Methods for dynamically varying label density and label placement on a map display used in mapping and/or navigation solutions. Label density and label...
Using multiple touch points on map to provide information
A device includes a touch sensitive surface for receiving touch input or gestures associated with two or more markers representing two or more locations...
Personalized route calculation system for a vehicle
The personalized route planning system modifies a time or distance efficient route to a destination in response to a multiple of datasets to determine one or...
Generating travel routes for increased visual interest
A computer system identifies data representing interest of users in a plurality of geographic sites, such as images of geographic sites submitted by people to...
Autonomous vehicle operated with guide assistance of human driven vehicles
Examples described herein include an autonomous vehicle that receives guide assistance from a human driven vehicle in response to a determination that the...
System and method for verifying map data for a vehicle
A method and system for verifying map data for a vehicle that include receiving locational coordinate data related to a roadway from a navigation system and...
System and method for automatically generating an electronic journal
A system and method of the subject technology automatically generates an electronic journal of a series of events based on input from data sources already used...
Visual prompts for route navigation
A portable navigation prompt device comprises a processor; a wireless communication module; a discrete light source arrangement; and a memory having stored...