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Techniques for determining a location of a device include estimating a mobility trace of the device, mapping the mobility trace to a map, and determining the...
Mining machine management system and mining machine management method
A mining machine management system includes: a position information detection unit which is mounted in a mining machine loading a load in a mine and...
Systems and methods for determining inertial navigation system faults
An inertial navigation system (INS) includes a primary inertial navigation system (INS) unit configured to receive accelerometer measurements from an...
Method and apparatus for estimation of center of gravity using
A system and associated methodology determine navigation parameters of a vehicle under varying center of gravity position and varying unknown gravitational...
Angular velocity detection method adopting bi-directional full reciprocal
coupling optoelectronic oscillator
The present invention provides an angular velocity detection method adopting a bi-directional full reciprocal coupling optoelectronic oscillator, which is...
Rotationally biased fiber optic gyroscope
A system for rotationally biasing a fiber optic gyroscope includes a fiber optic gyroscope assembly comprising a light source that emits an optical signal, an...
Fiber optic gyroscope mixed signal application specific integrated circuit
A system comprising a fiber optic gyroscope and a mixed signal application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) connected to the gyroscope is provided. The mixed...
Ring architecture for sequential operation of an atomic gyroscope
Compact inertial measurement systems and methods based on atom interferometry. Certain examples provide a combination atomic accelerometer-gyroscope configured...
Detection device, sensor, electronic apparatus and moving object
A detection device includes a drive circuit of a physical quantity transducer, a synchronization signal output circuit, and a detection circuit that performs...
Bell-shaped vibrator type angular rate gyro
The present invention provides an angular rate gyro in which a bell-shaped vibrator having nonuniform thickness, axially symmetric and multi curved surface...
Electronic device, electronic apparatus, and moving object
An electronic device includes a vibration element having a detection signal electrode and a drive signal electrode, an IC disposed so as to be opposed to the...
Sensor device, manufacturing method of sensor device and electronic
A sensor device includes a first sensor element which detects an angular velocity around z axis and a second sensor element which detects an angular velocity...
Optical system for shaping a laser beam and laser system having such an
An optical system for shaping a laser beam is disclosed. The system includes a first optical element that has a lateral surface which is designed as a...
Method and device for ascertaining a position of a camshaft and a phase of
an internal combustion engine
A device for ascertaining a camshaft position and a phase of an internal-combustion engine having multiple cylinders, including a first position sensor wheel...
Pedal assembly, apparatus for determining a pedal configuration, and
A pedal assembly for a velocipede is provided. The pedal assembly includes an axle, pedal body, a first drive pin and a first actuator. The axle includes a...
Multi-instrument calibration standard
A calibration standard includes a base and an outside measurement gage block disposed in a recess of the base such that edges and calibration surfaces of the...
Method and system for simultaneous measurement of strain and temperature
utilizing dual core fiber
There is provided a system for measuring temperature and strain simultaneously utilizing Brillouin Scattering within an optical fiber. The system has a...
Apparatus and method for sensing high precision signal using infrared
A high precision signal sensing system and method using an infrared light is provided. The high precision signal sensing system may receive, from a light...
Method and system for measuring the thickness of ice on a surface, notably
of an aircraft, using a luminous...
A system and method for providing an estimate of the thickness of the ice regardless of the shape of its surface at the level of the air/ice interface. To this...
Image sequence and evaluation method and system for structured
In a method and apparatus for determining the height of a plurality of spatial positions on a surface of a specimen, a light beam is projected on the surface....
Device and method for inspecting a sealing member
A sealing inspection device includes a scan unit through which a display device substrate including a top plate coupled to a bottom plate by a sealing member in...
Concentric circle adjusting apparatus for multiple image capturing device
A concentric circle adjusting apparatus for a multiple image capturing device is disclosed, where a first and second correction angles for correcting a first...
Systems and methods for capacitive proximity sensing
A system includes first, second, third and fourth capacitive sensors, each disposed about a longitudinal axis. The first capacitive sensor is disposed along a...
Induction type position measuring apparatus
An induction type position measuring apparatus includes a scale and a sensor. The scale includes a track having a plurality of control patterns provided at...
Tool for use with a two piece grommet
A tool for determining if a two piece grommet is properly installed is provided. The tool includes a housing having a button. The button is movable from an up...
Machine tool and method for measuring a workpiece
The present disclosure relates to a machine tool, such as a grinding machine, and to a method for measuring a workpiece in a machine tool. The machine tool may...
A protractor comprising an angle scale provided with a dial gauge with a circle center, one end of the bottom edge being connected with a first side edge, and...
Breast measuring device for determining bra size
This invention relates to a breast measuring device (1) for determining bra size. The breast measuring device comprises a band size measuring tape (3, 43) and a...
Method and related devices for carrying out TBM excavation and expansion
blasting using a blast protector and a...
The present invention relates to a method and related devices for carrying out TBM excavation and expansion blasting, which uses a blast protector and a cart to...
Signal encrypted digital detonator system
A remote detonator system is provided. The remote detonator system includes a receiver and a transmitter. The receiver includes a transducer configured to...
40 mm grenade cartridge carrier/stripper
The present invention relates to a combined carrier and stripper for a 40 MM grenade cartridge allowing transportation and ready access to a number of...
Ammunition having specialized range
A round of ammunition including projectiles formed in a stack and having an offset center of mass. Upon discharge, the projectiles are subject to a complex...
Projectile casing for an explosive projectile and method for handling a
A fragmentable projectile casing for an explosive projectile (7) has an irregular wall thickness (W) and predetermined breaking points (2) distributed over the...
Lighted nock activation means and processes therefor
A lighted nock assembly is disclosed for use with an archery projectile. A portion of an insert fits within, and is shouldered against, the tail end of the...
Firework launching stand
A firework launching stand includes a hub, a plurality of inlets about the periphery of the hub, each inlet having an open mouth at the periphery and tapering...
Surface mount exploding foil initiator
An exploding foil initiator system comprises a substrate having a first side and a second side, an exploding foil initiator and surface mount pads. The...
Recoverable and reusable aerial target
An aerial target that is reusable and recoverable after being launched, shot down or otherwise falling to the ground a body member having a saucer-shaped...
An archery target may allow target practice and/or simulate the shape of one or more animals. In various implementations, archery targets include a target body,...
Portable smoke screen delivery system
This invention is about the art, science and technology of smoke screening. The three "areas of importance" are sea, land and air uses. During World War II...
Energy absorber for high performance blast barrier system
The present invention provides an energy absorber for a blast barrier system comprising a substantially tubular member extending longitudinally along an axis...
Enclosure protecting system and method
Provided is an RPG disruption system (RDS) for protecting an enclosure against RPG's, the system including a casing fixed in close proximity to a wall of the...
Apparatus for securely mounting accessories to a camera or firearm
An apparatus, system, and method for mounting accessories on device, such as a camera, binoculars, firearm, weapon, and the like. The apparatus, system, and...
Quick locking system
A readily attachable and detachable firearm attachment for mounting firearm accessories to a firearm forearm rail is provided by an attachment having a pair of...
Solid nose cone and related components
A solid nose cone and related components are disclosed. Embodiments include a front-end system for a laser-guided munition. The front-end system includes a...
Laser bore sighting
Techniques are disclosed for laser-based bore sighting, enabling wind sensing to be performed on captured images of the laser spot. Techniques can include image...
Rangefinding bowsight system
A combination of a bow and a range finder system. The bow having a body with a draw string. The range finder system having a frame with a mounting bracket...
Dual field optical aiming system for projectile weapons
A system for aiming a projectile weapon includes a telescopic sight for use with a second sighting device, such as a reflex sight or other non-magnifying sight....
Tilt-activated laser aimed firearms ammunition
Sighting devices and cartridges for a firearm comprising an internal sighting and aiming system which incorporates and leverages electromagnetic radiation as...
Multi-material handgun holster
Disclosed is a holster for concealment inside a waistband of a lower garment of a user. The holster includes a support sheet having first and second surfaces...
Removable hammer shroud
A firearm having a shroud attached to the spur of its hammer.