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Fiber grating demodulation system for enhancing spectral resolution by
finely adjusting a collimating mirror
A fiber grating demodulation system for enhancing spectral resolution by finely adjusting a collimating mirror, includes a laser pump source, a wavelength...
Sampling tool with dual flowline architecture
An optical fluid analyzer tool may have an evaluation flowline which receives a flow of fluid from a geotechnical formation and may have a cleanup flowline...
Illumination sensor for distinguishing between different contributions to
a sensed light level
An apparatus comprises a first light sensor configured with a first field of view; and a second light sensor configured with a second, narrower field of view...
Terahertz-wave detection element, manufacturing method therefor, and
Provided a terahertz-wave detection element with high spatial resolution and suppressing a crack occurrence. A method of manufacturing the detection element...
Robot-actuated door-opening device for a draft shield enclosure of an
A device (14) allows a door of a balance draft shield enclosure (12) to be activated by a carrier fork (4) of a robot (5). The vertically movable draft shield...
Smart electronic float, system and method for integrating mobile personal
fishing information, and computer...
A smart electronic float includes: an accelerometer, sensing a movement distance, a movement velocity, movement power, and a sinking gravity of the smart...
Coupling device for impedance matching to a guided wave radar probe
A coupling device for impedance matching a probe of a guided wave radar (GWR) system. A feed-through is for connecting to a coaxial cable or other transmission...
Liquid level sensing systems
A liquid level sensing system includes a vessel and an electrode. The vessel includes a vessel wall separating a vessel interior from a vessel exterior. The...
Printed hydrostatic versatile multiple liquid level switch
A liquid level switch is provided having a first elongated substrate having one, two or three or more pairs of elongated electrical conductors thereon, a second...
Meter having banded shroud
A flow meter is disclosed having a meter body that is enveloped by a shroud having a compliant band disposed at least partially about the meter body. The shroud...
Dispensing devices for dispensing precise doses of liquid
A dispensing device includes: a first chamber and a second chamber, the first chamber being longitudinally movable in the second chamber; an outlet passage...
A sensor element may include a measuring element and a functional housing at least partially surrounding the measuring element including a plastic molded...
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 a laser (12) and a laser light sensor (14) having a flat field of view (16),...
Rotating field sensor and angle determination method using the same
A rotating field sensor includes four detection circuits each of which generates an output signal responsive to the direction of a rotating magnetic field, and...
Rotational angle detector including seat and rotary machine including the
A rotational angle detector includes a rotary element rotatable around a rotational axis line, the rotary element having a detected portion on an outer...
Transient multivariable sensor evaluation
A method and system for performing transient multivariable sensor evaluation. The method and system includes a computer system for identifying a model form,...
Navigation apparatus and method for drawing map
A navigation apparatus includes a map data storage apparatus which obtains map data needed for drawing an object; a map buffer; a map drawing unit which...
Method and apparatus for providing sharing of navigation route and
guidance information among devices
An approach is provided for processing and/or facilitating a processing of at least one request to share navigation routing information from at least one first...
Method of generating a database for a navigation device, method of
outputting a three-dimensional map, and...
In a method of generating a database for use in outputting three- dimensional maps, a projection of a two-dimensional road vector onto a three-dimensional...
Navigation user interface
The present disclosure relates to techniques for managing navigation alerts. The disclosure generally describes an exemplary technique whereby a first device,...
Behavior-based inferences and actions
The position and/or movement of at least one device for a user can be monitored over time, and various types of information inferred based on patterns in that...
Apparatus and method of guiding user along travel path by using GPS
An apparatus and a method of guiding a user along a travel path by using global positioning system (GPS) information are described. The method includes aligning...
System, method, and app for managing waste services
A system is disclosed for providing a waste management app. The system may have a locating device disposed onboard a service vehicle and configured to generate...
Navigation device for dead reckoning
A navigation device is provided that includes a processor configured to track a path of the navigation device based on a first signal received by the navigation...
Reduced power consumption and improved user experience when navigating
along familiar routes
The disclosure generally relates to techniques that may reduce power consumption and improve user experience when using a personal navigation device or other...
Apparatus and method for providing distance to empty of green vehicle
An apparatus for providing a distance to empty of a green vehicle includes a motor. A battery provides a driving voltage to the motor and includes a plurality...
Route generation based on contextual risk
Generating routes based on contextual risk includes receiving a destination and generating candidate routes to the destination from a designated location based...
Method of calculating route, and method or device for obtaining route
A method of determining whether there is a need to re-calculate a trip route including a departure point and a destination by using traffic information...
Method and computer program product for estimating a travel time for a
A method and software are provided for estimating a travel time for a vehicle including the steps of determining a route for which the travel time is to be...
Physical disability probes for geographic information
Systems, devices, features, and methods for obtaining, enhancing, or using data for or with a geographic database, such as a navigation database, are disclosed....
Providing a route through a predefined space
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided to determine a route through a predefined space. A first path from a source location to a common path...
Associating semantic location data with automated environment mapping
Systems and methods are provided for generating maps with semantic labels. A computing device can determine a first map that includes features located at first...
Automotive OBD-II device generating navigational information
A system includes a processor circuit and a computer readable storage medium. The processor circuit may be configured to plug into an on board diagnostic...
Method and system for controlling antenna of mobile communication
application system based on double...
A method for controlling an antenna of a mobile communication application system based on double quaternions in MEMS inertial navigation. The method comprises:...
MEMS based ring laser gyroscope with reduced lock-in
A ring laser gyroscope (RLG) includes moveable mirrors and a Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) actuator coupled to the moveable mirrors to cause a...
MEMS angular inertial sensor operating in tuning fork mode
A vibrating inertial sensor is provided, micro machined in a plane thin wafer, allowing the measurement of an angular position or of an angular speed. The...
Terminal device having hand shaking sensing units to determine the manner
that a user holds the terminal device
A terminal device is described that includes a housing configured to accommodate various components of the terminal device; a first sensing unit configured to...
Barometric altimeter for indoor use
There is provided a barometric altimeter to detect a floor number at the current position in especially a high-rise building, and to calculate a height or a...
An angle detector detects an operation angle of an electric actuator having an electric motor. The electric motor generates rotation force when being energized....
Wafer or reticle thermal deformation measuring techniques
A system includes a wafer stage adapted to hold a semiconductor wafer thereon. A moveable temperature sensor array is configured to move to a plurality of...
System and method for reconstructing 3D model
A system and method for reconstructing a three-dimensional (3D) model are described. The 3D model reconstruction system includes: a low resolution ...
Position detection system for detecting position of object
A position detection system includes: a contactor including a tracing unit that traces and fits with a recess or a protrusion of an object; a slide member; a...
System and method for optical reading of markings printed on a face of an
A system for the optical reading of markings printed on an ophthalmic lens (2), includes an image capture device (26), a light source (15) and a support (18,...
Probe for optical imaging
A probe for a three-dimensional (3D) scanning optical imaging which prevents rotational irregularity, axial runout, friction, rotation transmission delays of a...
Integrated dual swept source alternating same scan band for OCT medical
An optical coherence analysis system comprising: a first swept source that generates a first optical signal that is tuned over a first spectral scan band, a...
Portable interferometric device
The present invention provides a novel simple, portable, compact and inexpensive approach for interferometric optical thickness measurements that can be easily...
Magnetic field sensor and related techniques that inject an error
correction signal into a signal channel to...
A magnetic field sensor has an error correction signal generator circuit to inject an error correction signal into a primary signal channel to cancel an error...
Position detection device
In a position detection device, an amplitude modulation is executed for AC excitation signals Sc using modulation wave signals. Differential amplifiers execute...
Method and apparatus for sensing magnetic fields
A method for detecting magnetic fields, particularly for detecting the position of objects with a preferably oblong, soft-magnetic element, which is connected...
Gauge for installation of liners in substrate spin coating tools
A gauge and method of use. The gauge includes a body configured to removeably mount to substrate chuck of a spin apply coating tool, the body rotatable about an...