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Communications: directive radio wave systems and devices (e.g., radar, radio navigation) March listing by industry category 03/09

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03/26/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20090079614 - Cellular augmented radar/laser detector: A radar/laser emission detector is augmented with a cellular communications capability to provide the capability to share emission detection information amongst drivers to give other drivers even more advanced warning. A network of a plurality of cellular augmented radar/laser emission detector devices may be formed, each having the capability to... Agent: Manelli Denison & PLLC

20090079621 - High-resolution synthetic aperture radar device and antenna for one such radar: The invention relates to a high-resolution synthetic aperture radar device (10) comprising at least one transmitting antenna (TX1-TX3) for producing and emitting radar pulses for scanning an object (12), a receiving antenna (14) for receiving the radar beams (20, 22, 24) emitted and reflected by an object, wherein the receiving... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090079615 - Direction of travel motion detector with automatic gain control: Disclosed is a microwave direction of travel detector and method of doing the same. The microwave direction of travel detector comprising, a microwave transceiver for transmitting and receiving a microwave signal directed toward a protected area for outputting a Doppler signal when a moving target is detected, an amplifier chain... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090079616 - Covert long range positive friendly identification system: The present invention pertains to a portable repeater device for use by friendly forces in a combat theater. The repeater device includes a sensor that receives an interrogator signal, coded or un-coded, from a friendly interrogator, such as an airborne attack or search and rescue vehicle, and a transmitter that... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090079617 - Detection and ranging appartus and detection and ranging method: In a detection and ranging apparatus that performs direction-of-arrival estimation using a sensor array and that enlarges an effective aperture using a plurality of transmitting sensors, adverse effects associated with time division switching are eliminated, achieving high-accuracy measurement. A transmitter wave is spread in modulators by using mutually orthogonal codes,... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090079618 - Time-of-flight radar calibration system: A time-of-flight calibration system for a radar-based measurement device is provided. The time-of-flight calibration system includes a target antenna and a waveguide, e.g. a coaxial cable. The waveguide is coupled at one end to the target antenna and terminated at its other end by a wave-reflecting impedance.... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090079619 - Real-time, cross-correlating millimetre-wave imaging system: A method and apparatus are disclosed for forming an image from millimetre waves. A field of view scanned using two geometrically orthogonal, intersecting copolarized fan beams (110, 120) to receive millimetre wave radiation. The received millimetre wave radiation from said fan beams are then cross-correlated (250, 650). Also, a method... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090079620 - Ofdm frequency scanning radar: A radar system is disclosed, which comprises an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) modem and a frequency scanning antenna. In transmit, the OFDM modem modulates radar waveforms and the frequency scanning antenna radiates the OFDM modulated radio frequency (RF) energy. In receive mode, the frequency scanning antenna captures the echoes... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090079623 - Method and apparatus for geolocation determination: The disclosure relates to method and apparatus for geolocation determination. In one embodiment, the disclosure relates to a method for detecting an erroneous satellite measurement by a receiver, including the steps of (a) determining an approximate location of the receiver; (b) for each of a plurality of satellites from which... Agent: Mark C. Comtois Duane Morris LLP

20090079624 - Sectional meter shut-off and agricultural implement having sectional meter shut-off: A sectional meter shut-off apparatus for use in preventing material such as seed or fertilizer from reaching a metering device, for the purpose of preventing double seeding or double fertilizing. The sectional meter shut-off apparatus comprises a plurality of gates capable of opening or closing access to a metering roller.... Agent: Howrey LLP-ca

20090079625 - Golf gps device with voice recognition: A portable golf GPS device comprising a microprocessor operably coupled to a GPS unit, an input device such as a keypad (or touch screen) operably coupled to the microprocessor, a voice recognition unit operably coupled to the microprocessor, and a display such as a liquid crystal display (“LCD”) operably coupled... Agent: Scott Denton

20090079622 - Sharing of gps information between mobile devices: Mobile radio devices with Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers are able to share GPS information through a wireless communication connection. When one mobile radio device acquires GPS information associated with positioning of that mobile radio device, the mobile radio device can establish a communication connection with another mobile radio device... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090079627 - High sensitivity gps receiver: A high sensitivity GPS receiver includes an acquisition engine and a tracking engine. The acquisition engine processes GPS satellite data at data rate that is substantially equal to twice the coarse acquisition (CA) code chip rate. This data rate advantageously enables the acquisition engine to process GPS satellite data with... Agent: Bever Hoffman & Harms, LLP

20090079626 - Positioning apparatus and positioning apparatus control method: The positioning apparatus and position apparatus control method are able to efficiently receive useful signals without special circuitry. Positioning apparatus 100 has first signal processing section 121 that carries out demodulation processing on the first signal transmitted from a satellite and second signal processing section 122 that carries out demodulation... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090079629 - Gps device and integrated circuit with an on-chip gyrator: An integrated circuit, for use in a GPS device, includes an on-chip gyrating circuit that generates a motion parameter based on motion of the IC. A global positioning system (GPS) receiver receives a GPS signal and generates GPS position data based on the GPS signal. A processing module processes the... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090079628 - Wireless communication device having gps receiver and an on-chip gyrator: A circuit for use in a wireless communication device includes a on-chip gyrating circuit that generates a motion parameter based on motion of the circuit. A GPS receiver receives a GPS signal and that generates GPS position data based on the GPS signal. A processing module processes the motion parameter... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090079630 - Time adjustment device, timepiece with a time adjustment device, and a time adjustment method: A time adjustment device has a reception unit that receives a satellite signal transmitted from a positioning information satellite, a time information generating unit that generates internal time information, and a time information adjustment unit that adjusts the internal time information. The satellite signal contains satellite time information that is... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20090079631 - Method for data exchange between military aircraft and device for carrying out this method: A device for user data transmission implemented in an aircraft for transmitting user data to a relay aircraft. The device includes a controllable directional antenna arrangement and an antenna steering module that is structured and arranged to control radiation properties and transmitting power of the antenna arrangement. Moreover, the device... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090079632 - Smart antenna system and failure detection method for smart antenna system: Disclosed herein is a smart antenna system including an antenna body with changeable directivity, and a control device that optimizes receiving conditions of the antenna body by changing the directivity of the antenna body with a control signal based on a selected channel. The antenna body has a reception confirming... Agent: Yokoi & Company U.s.a., Inc.

20090079633 - Calibration of a location system: A location system comprising a plurality of base units for enabling the locating of a device by means of one or more location signals communicated between the device and the base units and signal processing equipment for: i. determining the location of the device in dependence on the manner in... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

20090079634 - Method for single satellite geolocation of emitters using an ambiguous interferometer array: A method of locating a terrestrial emitter of electromagnetic radiation in the midst of a plurality of emitters in a satellite in orbit about the earth which utilizes a location estimation and location probability determination process with respect to each possible emitter site and its corresponding error region and then... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (grumman)

20090079635 - Method and apparatus for adaptive direction estimation of radio waves: In an environment of temporally and spatially uncorrelated white additive noise, the direction estimation apparatus for coherent signals calculates (M−1) instantaneous cross-correlations between some array data, and selecting multiple pairs each of which is consisted of p instantaneous correlations from the (M−1) instantaneous cross-correlations to form a Hankel correlation matrix.... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090079636 - Method and apparatus for processing navigation data in position determination: Methods and apparatuses for the processing of false alarms in position determination. At least one embodiment of the present invention estimates and uses measurement false alarm probabilities in the position determination process. In one embodiment, the estimated measurement false alarm probabilities are combined to determine the reliability of the determined... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

03/19/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20090073023 - Millimeter wave (mmw) screening portal systems, devices and methods: A millimeter-wave (MMW) based screening system is provided that may operate with an active sensor, a passive sensor, or in a dual mode using both the active and passive sensors. One or more such sensors are mounted so as to rotate along an axis that passes through a target region... Agent: Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, P. A.

20090073024 - Systems and methods for automatically disabling a tcas broadcast: Systems and methods for automatically disabling the TCAS Broadcast when aircraft join up in formation. A Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) determines if the aircraft is approaching formation flight with other aircraft or flying in formation with other aircraft and disables a TCAS interrogation signal if the aircraft is determined... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090073025 - Radar apparatus, method for controlling the same, and vehicle including the same: Provided is a radar apparatus that detects an object, and includes: an oscillating unit for generating carrier waves; first and second transmission units for spreading the carrier waves, respectively using a first pseudo-random code and a second pseudo-random code different from the first pseudo-random code; a first transmission antenna for... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090073026 - Radar apparatus: A radar apparatus can improve detection performance of a target, obtain high resolution without changing antenna construction, and suppress calculation load. A target detection unit, which calculates a distance, a relative speed, or a direction of the target based on frequency analysis results for a plurality of channels, includes a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090073027 - Methods and apparatus for selecting a target from radar tracking data: Methods and apparatus for selecting a target from radar data according to various aspects of the present invention operate in conjunction with a real-time data source and a countermeasure system. The real-time data source provides tracking information for at least one potential target from which a lead track associated with... Agent: The Noblitt Group, PLLC

20090073028 - System and method for detection and tracking of targets: System and method for detection and tracking of targets, which in a preferred embodiment is based on the use of fractional Fourier transformation of time-domain signals to compute projections of the auto and cross ambiguity functions along arbitrary line segments. The efficient computational algorithms of the preferred embodiment are used... Agent: Jones Day

20090073029 - Radar apparatus: A radar apparatus includes a PN code generator for generating a PN code, a variable delay device for delaying the PN code, an oscillator for generating a high-frequency signal, a transmission frequency multiplier for multiplying a frequency of a transmission differential signal obtained by being divided from the high-frequency signal... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090073032 - Apparatus, system and method for global positioning, monitoring, and communication: The current invention relates to a positioning, monitoring, and/or communications device, system and method. The invention generally comprises an application utilizing a position determining system, a short range communication system, and a long range communication system, wherein all technologies are available to a user in one seamless utility. The invention... Agent: Martin G. Ozinga Phillips Murrah, P.C.

20090073034 - 4d gis virtual reality for controlling, monitoring and prediction of manned/unmanned system: A method and system for multi-tracking among independent individuals without a monitoring center, where an individual is a person, a vehicle, or any other property, enables the individuals to be networked in a group and each individual to search and track other individuals of interest. The portable multi-tracking system is... Agent: David And Raymond Patent Firm

20090073033 - Learning a user's activity preferences from gps traces and known nearby venues: A method for inferring activities to a user is provided. The system receives at least one location trace and corresponding contextual information. The system then derives a set of venues based on a venue database, wherein a respective hypothetical visit is associated with the contextual information corresponding to the location... Agent: Pvf -- Parc C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20090073035 - Satellite positioning system enabled traffic determination: The present invention is directed to utilizing monitoring devices (200) for determining the demographics of individuals passing a particular geographic location. The monitoring devices (200) are distributed to a number of study respondents. The monitoring devices (200) track the movements of the respondents whose demographics are known. While various technologies... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC

20090073036 - Methods for processing correction messages, correcting position measurements of gnss receiver, and related apparatuses: Methods and apparatuses for processing correction messages in a GNSS receiver are provided. One of the proposed methods includes providing a first storage unit; receiving a plurality of correction messages from at least one data sources, wherein a plurality of assistance data are carried by the plurality of correction messages;... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090073031 - Method and system for measuring location using round trip time information in mobile communication network: A method and position estimating system for estimating a position of a mobile terminal is disclosed. In one embodiment, the position estimating system includes i) a base station configured to compute round trip time information of a mobile terminal, ii) a base station controller configured to receive the round trip... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090073030 - Transfer of position information of mobile terminal: The invention provides a method of combining satellite positioning system signals and position information derived from such signals in a mobile terminal, when these are available at a first location, with cellular communication signals and a method, system and apparatus for determining the approximate position information for the said mobile... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20090073037 - Gps processing arrangement: A software GPS processing arrangement comprising a FIFO buffer for receiving a stream of the GPS signal samples, a memory, a DMA controller for transferring the GPS signal samples from the FIFO buffer to the memory, a CPU running GPS signal processing software configured to retrieve the GPS signal samples... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department

20090073038 - Positioning device, positioning control method, and recording medium: A positioning device includes a phase calculation section which performs a correlation process of a specific positioning base code replica and a positioning base code from a specific transmission source to calculate a present phase of the positioning base code, an estimated phase calculation section which calculates an estimated phase... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20090073039 - Satellite ephemeris error: A method of compensating for or correcting satellite ephemeris error involves measuring time difference of arrival (TDOA) and frequency difference of arrival (FDOA) for signal replicas received via two satellites (34, 46) from calibration transmitters (42a to 42d) at different geographical locations. An initial satellite ephemeris consisting of position and... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20090073040 - Adaptive array control device, method and program, and adaptive array processing device, method and program: [Object] By enabling accurate coefficient update, a high-quality array processing output which is less influenced by frequency characteristics and incoming directions of input signals control can be acquired, irrespective of the frequency characteristics and incoming direction of the input signals. [Achieving Means] Identification information of a target signal and interference... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090073041 - 1d or 2d goniometry method of diffuse sources: A goniometry method for one or several diffuse (or distributed) sources is disclosed. The sources or sources having one or more give directions and a diffusion cone. The sources are received by an array of several sensors. The method breaks down the diffusion cone into a finite number L of... Agent: Lowe Hauptman & Berner, LLP

20090073043 - Apparatus for determining the location of a mobile node in a wireless system: A wireless system has a set of frequency channels that can be used for communication between a mobile node and a set of anchor nodes. The position of the mobile node is estimated by measuring the power with which wireless signals transmitted by the mobile node are received at the... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090073042 - Method and device for improved radio link performance: w

20090073044 - Positioning system: The invention discloses a positioning system utilizing TOA or RSS algorithm to position a mobile device with a two-point positioning method. When the invention is applied to the two-point positioning method, there are several advantages, listed as follows: (1) more precise; (2) farther distance and range while positioning; (3) lower... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090073045 - Ultrasonic multilateration system for stride vectoring: A lateration system comprising at least one transmitter attached to a first object and configured to emit pulses, three or more receivers attached to at least one second object and configured to receive the pulses emitted by the transmitter, and a processor configured to process information received from the three... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

03/12/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20090066562 - Beam phase modulation for improved synthetic aperture detection and estimation: Phase modulated beam patterns are substituted for the constant-phase versions that have been used in prior synthetic aperture systems. Relative movement between a radar/sonar/ultrasound platform and a point target causes a sequence of echoes from the point target to be phase and amplitude modulated by the beam pattern, as well... Agent: Richard A. Altes

20090066563 - Method and apparatus for correcting weather data, and computer program product: The invention relates to a method, an apparatus and a computer program product for correcting the weather data of radial speed, spectral width and/or differential reflectivity which have been acquired from radar echo data recorded by a ground-based, radar-based remote-sensing appliance (1) for measuring atmospheric conditions and including evaluable weather... Agent: Alix Yale & Ristas LLP

20090066558 - Sensor for detecting moving object with the aid of a ultrabandwidth sounding signal: In the first embodiment, the inventive sensor comprises first and second antennas, a pulse generator provided with two outputs, wherein the first output thereof is connected to the input/output of the first antenna and the second output is connected to the input/output of the second antenna. The output circuit of... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20090066559 - False lock filter for pulsed radar altimeters: A false lock filter circuit for a pulsed altimeter is provided. The circuit includes a low pass filter having a relatively low bandwidth (LBW LPF), a low pass filter having a relatively high bandwidth (HBW LPF) and a false lock controller. The LBW LPF has an input that is coupled... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090066560 - Method and device for simulating radio navigation instruments: f

20090066561 - Equivalent time sampling radar: A dither clock generating section 1 generates a dither clock. A transmission pulse generating section 2a generates a transmission pulse emitted to the outside from a transmitting antenna 2c on the basis of the dither clock. A sample hold section 6 samples a reception pulse, received by a receiving antenna... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20090066565 - Gnss terminals automatically retrieving aiding data and aiding data systems: The invention provides an aiding data collecting method for a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) terminal connected to an aiding data server through a wireless connection. Availability of an aiding data is first queried about. Whether the aiding data is in the GNSS terminal is then checked according to the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090066566 - Method and system for gps position measuring and frequency error detecting method: A receiver terminal receives a frequency from an external reference oscillator portion, which is more accurate than that of a frequency generated within the receiver in a local oscillator portion. The frequency from the local oscillator portion is measured using the external frequency as the reference, which determines the error... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP

20090066567 - Methods and apparatus for obtaining accurate gnss time in a gnss receiver: A method for obtaining GNSS time in a GNSS receiver includes: deriving a relationship between a first clock signal and the received GNSS time; latching a second clock signal and the first clock signal at a first latching point to obtain a clock value A1 of the first clock signal... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090066569 - Animal tracking system: An apparatus and method for providing effective animal tracking is disclosed. For one embodiment, an animal tracking system includes one or more dead reckoning measurement devices, a storage device coupled to the one or more dead reckoning measurement devices for storing measurements made by the one or more dead reckoning... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP

20090066568 - Monitoring system: The invention discloses a monitoring system, which includes at least one tag adapted to be associated with an object to be monitored; at least one field station adapted to determine the relative position of the tag(s) relative to the field station(s); and calculation means for calculating the global positioning system... Agent: Stites & Harbison PLLC

20090066570 - Dynamic speed finding method: A dynamic speed finding method to detect drive speed of a target, i.e., a speeding car, to serve as evidence in writing a traffic ticket is executed in the following steps: Step A: the position and speed of a speed finding object, i.e., a moving police car, are detected; Step... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090066571 - Optimized ordering of assistance data in a mobile radio network: An implementation of a system, device and method for communicating location data of a mobile station, enhancing location data, optimally communicating Assistance Data, and/or reducing rebids of Measure Position Request messages in a wireless network.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090066564 - Gps yield for emergency calls in a mobile radio network: An implementation of a system, device and method for communicating location data of a mobile station, enhancing location data, optimally communicating Assistance Data, and/or reducing rebids of Measure Position Request messages in a wireless network.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090066574 - Arrangements for satellite-based navigation and methods therefor: Various systems, methods and devices are implemented for processing received signals. Consistent with one such embodiment, a method is implemented for use in a signal-communication receiver having a carrier-tracking loop and a processor for operating adaptive algorithms. The method involves interpreting a received signal using space time adaptive processing (STAP).... Agent: Crawford Maunu PLLC Suite 100

20090066572 - Positioning apparatus: A positioning apparatus and a point positioning method which estimated with high accuracy with only one linear regression equation is provided. The positioning apparatus (10) includes the two GPS receivers (1A), (1B) which connect to the GPS antennas (21), (22). The data of the satellites is detected and a navigation... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (general) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090066575 - Positioning apparatus and positioning method: A positioning apparatus includes: a position computing part configured to receive signals from a plurality of radio transmitters to compute a position of the positioning apparatus; a reception status determining part configured to determine a reception state of the signals from the plurality of the radio transmitters; and an intermittent... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090066573 - Radio signal-based positioning device and method: A radio signal-based positioning device includes a receiver that receives a plurality of radio-transmitted positioning signals, a frequency determiner that determines a frequency of each of the plurality of positioning signals, a send time determiner that determines a send time of each of the plurality of positioning signals, and an... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090066576 - Method and apparatus for generating and using a regional-terrain model: A method and apparatus for computing position using a regional-terrain model is provided. The method includes obtaining from at least three satellites pseudorange measurements, computing a transitional position by using a default altitude with a large uncertainty, using this transitional position to obtain from a terrain model altitude information associated... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090066577 - Method and system for beamforming in a multiple user multiple input multiple output (mimo) communication system using a codebook: A method and system for beamforming in a multiple user multiple input multiple output (MIMO) communication system using a codebook may include a processor in a node B that enables generation of an interference cancellation matrix (WR). The interference cancellation matrix, also referred to as a matched filter, may enable... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090066578 - System and method for cumulant-based geolocation of cooperative and non-cooperative rf transmitters: A transmitted signal's higher order statistics of temporally dependent waveforms are exploited to geolocate low power signals. The geolocation is independent of the characteristics or encoded data of the transmitted waveform. The method uses spatial fourth order cumulants or spatial second order moments in a Blind Source Separation and generalized... Agent: Duane Morris LLP (harris Corp.)IPDepartment

03/05/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20090058710 - Methods and apparatus for detecting threats using radar: Methods and apparatus for early detection and identification of a threat such as individuals carrying hidden explosive materials, land mines on roads, etc. are disclosed. One method comprises illuminating a target with radiation at a first polarization, collecting first radiation reflected from the target which has the same polarization as... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo

20090058711 - Method of and system for monitoring security of containers: A system for monitoring the integrity of a container having at least one door. The system includes a data interpretation device disposed inside the container. The system further includes a radar sensor interoperably connected to the data interpretation device for monitoring internal conditions of the container and for providing radar... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation

20090058712 - Secure covert combat identification friend-or-foe (iff) system for the dismounted soldier: A combat IFF system, for use in a combat exercise or on the battlefield, including a helmet-mounted passive IFF response unit and a weapon-mounted IFF interrogatory unit for each soldier. Infrared (IR) signals are employed for both challenge and response. The IR response signal is a very narrowly-targeted reflection of... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090058713 - Radar device: A radar device is provided in this disclosure. The radar device includes an area determination module for performing a determination of a noise superior area or a target-echo superior area for each divided area of a radar-search area defined in advance, a noise-level calculation module for calculating a noise level... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090058714 - History or image based methods for altitude determination in a radar altimeter: Methods and apparatus for determining an altitude with an altimeter is provided. One method includes transmitting a signal having a fixed modulation period towards a ground target and then detecting reflected signals off the ground target. The method then implements a single Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) on the detected signals... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090058715 - Methods and systems for generating virtual radar targets: A virtual radar target generator comprises a transceiver and a controller coupled to the transceiver, wherein the transceiver is adapted to receive a signal transmitted from a radar antenna, store signal information representative of the received signal within a digital radio frequency memory, and transmit an output signal representative of... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090058716 - Precision radio frequency delay device: A method of delaying propagation of a radio frequency (RF) signal through a circuit is described. The method comprises receiving data that represents a delay time interval, providing an RF signal when a start pulse triggers a memory device, initiating a count through the delay time interval based on receipt... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090058717 - Apparatus and methods for detection of multiple targets within radar resolution cell: A method and apparatus is operative for multiple target detection in a radar system which employs a radar waveform of two or more frequency diverse subpulses. The apparatus adds coherent processing of the subpulse echo signals to determine the presence of multiple scattering centers within the radar resolution cell. The... Agent: HowardIPLaw Group

20090058718 - Radar apparatus and the like: Methods and apparatuses process sensing signals. A method for redrawing a sensing image when a range is or has been changed, according to one aspect of the present invention, records the sensing image and outputs the sensing image to a display; records additional information displayed upon a screen and outputs... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090058721 - Regional navigation satellite supplementary system: A device of a supplementary navigation satellite is provided. The device includes a unit for generating navigation signals, the signal strength of the navigation signals being dimensioned in such a way that it is still possible to receive signals of other satellite navigation systems.... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090058719 - Method of switching electronic apparatus between different modes according to connection status of wireless connection and electronic apparatus thereof: An electronic apparatus with power saving functionality is provided. The electronic apparatus includes a signal processing device configured for performing a predetermined signal processing operation; a wireless communication device coupled to the signal processing circuit for communicating with an external wireless communication device through a wireless connection; and a controller... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090058720 - Methods and systems for location determination via multi-mode operation: Provided is a method for facilitating location determination. The method includes granting a subscriber access to a location determination network via a first device and determining location of a second device via the network, the second device being configurable for dual mode location determination. Finally, the determined location of the... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090058722 - Regional satellite positioning supplementary system: Systems and methods for a navigation satellite of a satellite positioning supplementary system are provided in which a unit generates a navigation signal with a signal strength being dimensioned in such a way that it is still possible to receive signals of other satellite navigation systems.... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090058723 - Positioning system and method thereof: The invention provides a positioning system. In one embodiment, the positioning system comprises a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) module, a dead reckoning module, a Geographic Information System (GIS) module, and an calculating module. The GNSS module generates a first positioning data according to satellite communication. The dead reckoning module... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090058724 - Method and system for analog beamforming in wireless communication systems: A method and system for analog beamforming in wireless communication system, is provided. Analog beamforming coefficients are constructed by performing an iterative beam acquisition process based on beam search training, and determining optimized beamforming weighting coefficients based on the iterative beam acquisition process.... Agent: Kenneth L. Sherman, Esq. Myers Dawes Andras & Sherman, LLP

20090058725 - Phased array antenna system with multiple beam: A phased array antenna system with multiple beams incorporates a CDMA base station (32) with multiple ports 341 to 36N for positive and negative polarisation signals connected to ports 401 to 42N of an antenna assembly (44). The antenna assembly (44) is single stack and multi-port, and it provides multiple... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20090058726 - Wireless communication apparatus using fast fourier transforms to create, optimize and incorporate a beam space antenna array in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing receiver: A wireless communication apparatus which uses fast Fourier transforms (FFTs) in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) receiver which incorporates a beam space antenna array. The beam space antenna array may be implemented with a Butler matrix array. The beam space antenna array may be a circular array, vertical array,... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc

20090058727 - Method for processing array antenna signal: A method for processing an array antenna signal is disclosed, comprising steps of: a. determining the number of antenna units participating the processing of the array antenna signals and selecting antenna units to participate the array antenna signal processing from all the antenna units in the array antenna; b. performing... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20090058728 - Interference cancellation and receive diversity for single-valued modulation receivers: A combined SAIC receiver and a multiple-antenna, receive diversity receiver are employed to reduce interference in a wireless system. The real and imaginary parts of the de-rotated signal for each receive path associated with an antenna are separately filtered and a combined output signal of all receive paths is generated.... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090058729 - Measuring positions: Techniques, systems and computer readable medium are disclosed for measuring a position of an object device. A position measuring apparatus includes a receiving unit designed to receive a signal transmitted from an object device for position measurement. The position measuring apparatus also includes a position computing unit designed to compute... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20090058730 - Animal management system including radio animal tag and additional transceiver(s): An animal management system includes a beacon, a radio animal tag configured to monitor the proximity of the animal tag to the beacon, and a reader configured to read information from the animal tag.... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

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