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Redundant data communication system for confirming a fuel event and method
An inventory of a consumable is managed by positioning a sensor within a storage tank holding the consumable and determining the volume of the consumable in the...
System for determining a liquid quantity and orientation
A system including a vessel, an image capturing device, and a processor. The vessel at least partially contacts a liquid, wherein the liquid has a liquid...
Liquid reduction timing device
Disclosed herein is a liquid reduction timing device useful for cooking. More specifically, the disclosed liquid reduction timing device indicates to a user...
Method of compensating for changes in water properties in a multiphase
A method for compensating for changes in a property of water in a multiphase fluid during analysis of the multiphase fluid is provided. In one embodiment, the...
Dual sensor head configuration in a fluid flow or liquid level switch
A fluid flow or liquid level switch providing a high level of reliability. Dual reference sensors in a single thermowell operates with two active, independent...
Ultrasonic flow meter and damper assembly for vibration reduction mounting
An ultrasonic flow meter comprises a flow channel for a fluid to be measured to flow through, an ultrasonic transducer having an acoustic matching body and a...
Ultrasonic flow measuring device having a signal path of multiple straight
subsection having a minimum...
An ultrasonic, flow measuring device, comprising a measuring tube having a straight measuring tube axis, a transmitter for sending an acoustic signal on a first...
Methods and systems for determining flow direction using a bidirectional
Computerized methods and systems for determining flow direction relative to a bidirectional pressure sensor are provided. The method includes receiving pressure...
Silt control in fluid networks
The invention relates to a method of detecting a buildup of silt in a pipe or open channel of a fluid flow network. The pipe or open channel has a system with...
Sensor devices utilizing look-up tables for error correction and methods
Sensor devices and methods for producing corrected sensor vectors are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a method of correcting a sensor vector provided by...
Flame resistant fabric with tracing yarns
A flame resistant fabric with tracing yarns includes a flame resistant fabric with a first non-tracing yarn, and a second tracing yarn. The first non-tracing...
Remote location monitoring
A remote location monitoring system, for example, a home monitoring or weather monitoring system may include one or more sensors and/or receivers at a remote...
Abnormality detection system and abnormality detection method
An abnormality detection system includes an optical fiber, a backscattered light detection unit, and a data processing unit. The detection unit is connected to...
Transducer assembly with digitally created signals
Techniques for coupling with devices that convert displacements into differential voltages and improve the sensitivity of such devices. A transducer operates...
In one embodiment, an electronic device includes an excitation control; a first excitation element coupled to the excitation control; a second excitation...
Time capture based resolver to digital converter
A resolver to digital converter system comprises a resolver and a controller. The resolver has a reference winding attached to a rotor, and first and second...
Energy-self-sufficient multiturn rotary encoder and method for determining
a unique position of an encoder...
The present invention relates einen energy-self-sufficient multiturn rotary encoder for detecting a number of complete 360.degree. revolutions of an encoder...
Multi-turn absolute rotation angle detection device and method of
detecting absolute rotation angle
This detection device is configured from a gear mechanism (1) provided with first to third counter-shaft gears that mesh with a main-shaft gear (10b), and has a...
Determining downstream load in a distribution network
Disclosed are various embodiments for calculating a downstream load in a power distribution network. A power distribution network may comprise smart meters...
Method and system for displaying a representation of a driving pattern of
A method is disclosed for displaying a representation of a driving pattern of a vehicle. The method may include determining the driving pattern in the form of a...
Method and apparatus for generating an audio summary of a location
Various methods are described for generating an audio summary representing a location on a place exploration service. One example method may comprise receiving...
User device and system
A first user device comprises a first communication interface and a second communication interface. The first user device has digital first map information and...
Suggesting a route based on desired amount of driver interaction
Aspects of the disclosure relate generally to generating and providing route options for an autonomous vehicle. For example, a user may identify a destination,...
System for interaction of navigation and connectivity applications and
personal information management applications
A system and method for providing fluent interaction between connectivity applications, personal information management applications and navigation ...
Method of displaying point on navigation map
A method and an apparatus of displaying a point on a map of route guidance includes receiving an entry of a user, determining a point based on the entry of the...
Pictures from sketches
A graphical sketch can be received, the sketch including one or more representations of text. A query can be automatically generated from the sketch. The...
Map information creation device, information presentation device, map
information creation method and...
A map information creation device for presenting information at an appropriate time includes: an operation obtaining unit which obtains operation information...
Occlusion-reduced 3D routing for 3D city maps
In one embodiment, a method for rendering a route in a 3D virtual environment includes generating with a processor a 3D virtual environment including a...
System and apparatus for processing information, image display apparatus,
control method and computer program
An information processing apparatus includes a three-dimensional map data storage unit for storing three-dimensional map data for use in projecting a...
Mobile navigation system operating with a remote server
A client navigation system establishes a wireless connection to a navigation server on a computer network. The client requests a route by uploading start and...
Method and device for ascertaining a source of danger on a travel route
A method is provided for ascertaining a source of danger on a travel route, during the travel of a vehicle along the travel route, a vehicle parameter being...
Method for controlling the provision of traffic informational data in
order to update traffic information
In a method for controlling provision of traffic informational data for updating traffic information, traffic information that was previously valid on a route...
Method, system, and recording medium for connecting public transportation
route service and map service
Disclosed are a method, system, and recording medium for connecting a public transportation route service and a map service. A map providing method includes...
Method and apparatus for generating route exceptions
An approach for providing mapping information and route information based on exception information received from various users travelling within a common area...
Autonomous vehicle detection of and response to intersection priority
An automated driving system and methods are disclosed. The automated driving system includes a perception system disposed on an autonomous vehicle. The...
Mobile device position uncertainty based on a measure of potential
hindrance of an estimated trajectory
Various techniques are provided for identifying a position uncertainty of a mobile device, such as, based, at least in part, on a measure of potential hindrance...
Access route optimization for harvestable resources
Methods and apparatuses for generating a route plan for accessing harvestable resources is provided. A processor receives a node layout for a location with...
Terminal, vehicle communicating with terminal and method of controlling
A vehicle that communicates with an external terminal, the vehicle comprising: a location obtaining unit configured to receive satellite signals from a...
Mapping techniques using probe vehicles
Vehicle-mounted device includes an inertial measurement unit (IMU) having at least one accelerometer or gyroscope, a GPS receiver, a camera positioned to obtain...
A navigation apparatus 100 includes a current position information acquisition unit (a self-position acquisition unit 42) that acquires current position...
Power-free gyroscope using surface acoustic wave, and wired/wireless
method for measuring angular velocity
Provided is a gyroscope using a surface acoustic wave (SAW) and an angular velocity measurement method. The gyroscope includes an SAW resonator generating a...
Electronic circuit for measuring rotational speed in a MEMS gyroscope and
method for actuating the circuit
The electronic circuit measures angular speed in a gyroscope, which includes a mass connected to a spring and a damping element, an actuation capacitor for...
Angular rate sensor
A rotation sensing device is presented. The device comprises: a proof mass arrangement comprising at least one pair of proof masses spaced-apart from one...
Gyroscopes based on optomechanical sensing
Gyroscopes based on optomechanical designs to provide sensitive sensing while providing relatively large bandwidth and dynamic range with enhanced noise...
Method and system for determining position and orientation of a measuring
A method for determining position and orientation of a first measuring instrument is disclosed. A second MI and at least one reflective target including a...
Device for measurement of deviation from a reference axis
A device for measurement of deviation of a surface being assessed from a reference axis includes a device body having a means for determining a pre-selected...
High speed metrology with numerically controlled machines
Systems, apparatuses and methods are described for integrating an electronic metrology sensor with precision production equipment such as computer numerically...
Method for calibrating a position-measuring system and position-measuring
A method is provided for calibrating a position-measuring system which includes the following steps: a) multiple measurements of positions of a structure of a...
Tactile probing system
A contact probe includes a stylus, a sensor, and two parallel substantially planar plates. The stylus has a contact. The sensor has a substantially planar shape...
Method and device for measuring the position of segments with absorbing
substances in multi-segment filter rods...
A method and device for measuring the position of sections with an absorbing substance in multi-segment filter rods of the tobacco processing industry by...