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Communications: directive radio wave systems and devices (e.g., radar, radio navigation) June invention type 06/10

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06/24/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20100156695 - Electromagnetic absorber using resistive material: An electromagnetic absorber using resistive material includes a ground plane of a conductive material; a dielectric layer formed on the ground plane; and a pattern layer in which specific unit cell patterns made of a resistive material are periodically arranged on the dielectric layer. The electromagnetic absorber is applied to... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100156696 - Radio wave absorber, electromagnetic field measurement system and radiated immunity system: A radio wave absorber for use in an electromagnetic field probe that measures an electromagnetic field by means of an antenna section provided therewith, the radio wave absorber including: a first end section; a second end section that is located at a position opposite the first end section; and an... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100156697 - Quantity smoother: In an embodiment, a quantity smoother includes a first stage and a second stage. The first stage is operable to receive a sequence of raw samples of a quantity and to generate from the raw samples intermediate samples of the quantity, the intermediate samples having a reduced level of fluctuation... Agent: Bae Systems

20100156698 - Multiple-sensor tracking processing method with reduced latency time: A multiple-sensor tracking method, notably implemented in an air traffic control system, making it possible to reduce the latency time introduced by the tracking system, characterized in that the correlation (302) and association (303) functions work on the basis of membership of the detections (502) and of the tracks (503,... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100156699 - Device and method of detecting a target object for motor vehicle: A device and method for detecting a target object for a motor vehicle. The method comprises the steps of correcting a position of at least one target point relative to a motor vehicle depending on a movement of the motor vehicle over a given number of cycles; starting from at... Agent: Matthew R. Jenkins, Esq.

20100156700 - Method of managing the frequencies and boresightings emitted by a dispersive-antenna radar: d

20100156701 - Detection and ranging apparatus and method of designing detection and ranging apparatus: A method of designing a detection and ranging apparatus having an M number of transmitting elements and an N number of receiving elements, includes decomposing a desired polynomial equation representing an array factor of a K element sensor array into a first polynomial equation representing an array factor of an... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100156702 - System and method for filling level determination: A radar level gauge system using microwaves for measuring a level of a surface of a product in a container, comprising a waveguide arranged to extend into the product contained in the container, wherein a plurality of reference impedance transitions are arranged at known position along the waveguide and being... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20100156703 - Radar coordinate registration: Integration of ionospheric models in over the horizon radars (OTHR) is achieved with very little or substantially no change to existing coordinate registration systems or software by specifying a virtual transponder at a target location and generating a signal which appears to have emanated from a transponder at that location.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100156707 - Method and apparatus for determining the geographic location of a device: A method and apparatus for determining the location of a device from signals provided by a plurality of satellites. A device receives a first plurality of signals comprising one signal from each of a first plurality of satellites and determines a first location of the device as a function of... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - Dc

20100156708 - Auxiliary positioning method and auxiliary positioning device using the method: An auxiliary positioning method, applied to a portable electronic device operative in a wireless communication network system and a satellite positioning system, for determining current position information of the potable electronic device, includes steps of receiving a plurality of current signals from at least one base station in the wireless... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20100156709 - System and method for applying code corrections for gnss positioning: A method and system for approximating a position using a Global Navigational Satellite System (GNSS) having a plurality of GNSS satellites and an augmentation system, the method including the steps of obtaining an initial code pseudorange measurement and an initial carrier phase measurement from a signal transmitted by a GNSS... Agent: Edward Yoo C/o Bennett Jones

20100156710 - Synchronization indication in networks: Systems and methods provide a network's synchronization status to a terminal when the terminal receives a transmission from the network. This network synchronization status can be indicated in accordance with various methods including, but not limited to the following: with a status flag in a network message; in a network... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100156711 - Travel tracking apparatus: A business travel tracking apparatus which includes a processor having a processor memory and a global positioning system sensor for determining vehicle position. An input device is provided which is in communication with the processor for designating each trip as either a business trip or a personal trip. A sensor... Agent: Davis & Bujold, P.l.l.c.

20100156712 - Gps gate system: A GPS gate system is described for triggering transmission of a message. The system may include a GPS receiver determining a location of the GPS receiver based upon signals received from a GPS satellite system. The GPS receiver determines if the GPS receiver has passed through a GPS gate based... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100156714 - Method and apparatus for monitoring the integrity of satellite tracking data used by a remote receiver: A method and apparatus for monitoring the integrity of satellite tracking data used by a remote receiver is described. In one example, a first set of satellite tracking data is received at a server. Integrity data for a second set of satellite tracking data is generated using the first set... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100156715 - Method and displaying accompanying vehicle position information and apparatus thereof: The present invention relates to a method for displaying accompanying vehicle position information and an apparatus thereof. The method for displaying the position information according to the present invention receives position information, displays the received position information with a unique identifier of a preset partner terminal, when the position information... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100156713 - System and method for determining a reference location of a mobile device: A system and method for determining a reference location of a wireless device wherein a location request may be received for the wireless device where the location request fails to identify an approximate location for the wireless device. A reference location may be determined for the wireless device, the reference... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - Dc

20100156705 - Method and apparatus for determining absolute time-of-day in a mobile-assisted satellite positioning system: A method and apparatus for determining time-of-day in a mobile receiver is described. In one example, expected pseudoranges to a plurality of satellites are obtained. The expected pseudoranges are based on an initial position of the mobile receiver and an initial time-of-day. Expected line-of-sight data to said plurality of satellites... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100156704 - Method and apparatus for determining the geographic location of a device: A method and apparatus for determining the location of a device from signals provided by a plurality of satellites. A device receives a first plurality of signals comprising one signal from each of a first plurality of satellites and determines a first location of the device as a function of... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - Dc

20100156706 - Mobile cellular identification database for enhanced gps performance: A mobile station database of cellular identifications and associated position information is stored in mobile station memory. The mobile station uses the position information in the database to assist in determining a current position for the mobile based on an identifier, such as cell ID, base station BSIC, PSC, or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100156718 - Method for calculating current position coordinate: A method for calculating current position coordinate is applied to a global positioning system (GPS) receiver. When positioning at a current time point, the GPS receiver directly calculates a code delay and a carrier frequency of each satellite and position coordinate of the GPS receiver at a current positioning time... Agent: Stevens & Showalter LLP

20100156717 - Method for obtaining correct phase inversion points in signal of gps: A method for obtaining correct phase inversion points in a signal of global positioning system (GPS) includes the following steps. A satellite signal from one of a plurality of satellites is received continuously. A plurality of phase inversion points in the received satellite signal is interpreted. Each time difference between... Agent: Stevens & Showalter LLP

20100156716 - Method for obtaining precise tracking frequency of gps signal: A method for obtaining a precise tracking frequency of a global positioning system (GPS) signal is described, which includes the following steps. A plurality of data from a satellite is continuously received. Each data has a tracking frequency. A plurality of phase differences of the received data is calculated. A... Agent: Stevens & Showalter LLP

20100156719 - Power control device for a signal with optimized input dynamics: A signal power control device comprises two amplification channels. A first amplification channel comprises a first transconductance amplifier and a second amplification channel comprises an attenuator mounted in series with a second transconductance amplifier. Gain adjustment means allow the respective gains of the first and the second amplifier to be... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100156720 - Method and apparatus for optimizing the accuracy of position determination and reducing the integrity risk of a receiver in a global satellite navigation system: In a method for optimizing the accuracy of position determination, and/or for reducing the integrity risk, of a receiver in a global satellite navigation system having a plurality of satellites, for at least one satellite that is visible to the receiver (E), a deviation error (AF) is determined which is... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100156721 - Millimeter-wave indoor wireless personal area network with ceiling reflector and methods for communicating using millimeter-waves: Embodiments of an indoor millimeter-wave wireless personal area network and method are described. In some embodiments, a directional antenna (103) and a diffusive reflector (106) are used to increase throughput and reduce multipath components.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/intel

20100156722 - Method and apparatus for controlling radiation direction of small sector antenna: Disclosed are an apparatus and method for controlling a radiation direction of a small sector antenna, used for a small wireless transmission device having limited power and calculation capabilities, capable of operating at a low power consumption with the necessity of simple calculation capabilities or without the necessity of even... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

  
06/17/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20100149018 - Electromagnetic wave absorber: The disclosed is an electromagnetic wave absorber which is characterized in that ultrathin carbon fibers which show a negative magneto-resistance are contained in the matrix, at a ratio of 0.01-20% by weight based on the total weight. By using a loss material which shows a high electromagnetic waves absorption capability... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100149023 - Estimation and correction of error in synthetic aperture radar: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are disclosed for correcting synthetic aperture radar data to correct for gain errors in fast time. According to an embodiment, input data is received from a synthetic radar system representing returned data from an individual pulse. Data entropy optimization is performed to identify a gain... Agent: Boeing (tlg) C/o Toler Law Group

20100149024 - Methods for two-dimensional autofocus in high resolution radar systems: Provided are two-dimensional autofocus methods in a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) system which include: (1) two-dimensional pulse pair product algorithm including shear PGA, eigenvector phase history (“EPH”), shear PGA/EPH); (2) two-dimensional optimization algorithms including parametric one-dimensional estimate/two-dimensional correction, parametric two dimensional estimate/two-dimensional correction, unconstrained two-dimensional nonparametric and constrained two-dimensional nonparametric... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson LLP

20100149019 - Method and apparatus for ads-b validation, active and passive multilateration, and elliptical surveillance: A system and method are disclosed to track aircraft or other vehicles using techniques including multilateration and elliptical surveillance. Unlike conventional approaches that use time difference of arrival for multilateration at a fixed set of reception points, this technique allows targets to be tracked from a number of dynamic or... Agent: Robert Platt Bell Registered Patent Attorney

20100149020 - Detecting roadway targets across beams: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for detecting targets across beams at roadway intersections. Embodiments of the invention include tracking a target across a plurality of beams of a multiple beam radar system in a roadway intersection and updating track files for targets within a... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100149021 - Apparatus for estimating the height at which a target flies over a reflective surface: e

20100149022 - Mismatched filter: In one aspect, the present application features a method for suppressing an undesired part of a waveform. The method includes filtering a signal via a filter. In one embodiment, the signal includes an expected waveform that can be represented as a sum of the desired part and the undesired part.... Agent: Adly T. Fam

20100149025 - Gps receiver raim with slaved precision clock: A method and a system for providing a substituted timing signal for a missing satellite ephemeris in execution of a RAIM algorithm includes deriving a plurality of position, velocity, and time solutions from a GPS navigation system. The position, velocity and time solutions are derived from a plurality of satellite... Agent: Honeywell/fogg Patent Services

20100149026 - Dgnss correction for positioning: Techniques for supporting positioning with differential corrections are described. In an aspect, differential correction for a satellite may include (i) a user differential range error (UDRE) indicating an uncertainty in a pseudo-range correction for the satellite, (ii) a UDRE growth rate, which may be a scaling factor for the UDRE,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100149027 - Multi-functional system for extending and modulating 130dbm frequency of gps terminal for life jacket: Disclosed is a complex multifunction system of a frequency band (130 dBm) frequency extension modulation of a GPS terminal in a life jacket which is used when there is an accident at sea, at a ship or at an airplane. The system comprises a body including a front plate which... Agent: Hyun Jong Park Park & AssociatesIPLaw LLC

20100149028 - System and method for optimizing power consumption of container tracking devices through mesh networks: A system of tracking transcontinental shipping containers, which is optimized to conserve the power consumption of tracking devices attached to the containers, is disclosed. The system uses short-range transceiving devices to form a mesh network that includes the tracking devices and a processing device coupled to the shipping vessel, thereby... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100149029 - System and method for obtaining location assistance data: An electronic device such as a cellular telephone, for example, includes a receiver that receives broadcast radio signals transmitted by a commercial broadcast radio station. The broadcast radio signals include information that identifies a location of the radio station, an antenna associated with the radio station, or the radio station.... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20100149030 - Position determination system and method: An improved position determination system and method are described. The method includes determining that a failure to generate an acceptable GNSS position fix has occurred. In response to determining that the failure to generate an acceptable GNSS position fix has occurred, terrestrial positioning information is accessed which is derived from... Agent: Trimble Navigation Limited C/o Wagner Blecher

20100149031 - System and method for determining forged radio frequency measurements: A system and method for determining whether a wireless device has transmitted one or more forged radio frequency (“RF”) measurements. A first set of signals from a plurality of RF sources may be received at a wireless device and transmitted to a location determining system. The location determining system may... Agent: Duane Morris LLP

20100149032 - System for determining position using two way time transfer signals: A system for enhancing location estimates by movable rovers including one or more base stations that engage in two way time transfer (TWTT) with the rovers. Each TWTT operation between a given base station and a given rover provides range measurements and clock differences between the base station and rover.... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP

20100149033 - Method and system for power management for a frequency synthesizer in a gnss receiver chip: A frequency synthesizer in a GNSS receiver chip enables duty cycling operation of the frequency synthesizer. The frequency synthesizer is cycled on to generate required clock signals for the GNSS receiver chip, and cycled off during a measurement duty cycle comprising measurement available intervals and measurement unavailable intervals. A reference... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100149034 - Method for calculating current position coordinate and method for calculating pseudo range: A method for calculating current position coordinate and a method for calculating a pseudo range are applied to a global positioning system (GPS) receiver. A position coordinate of the GPS receiver at the positioning time point is calculated through an average pseudo range between the GPS receiver and each satellite... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC

20100149035 - Satellite radiolocalization receiver: The invention uses information gathered from a barometric pressure sensor, connected to a GNSS receiver, to choose an optimal acquisition strategy. In an example, the device of the invention includes a pressure sensor, which is sampled at low rate during power off phases, to store a pressure profile, and a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100149036 - System and methods for using current and past positional data to provide advanced spatial and temporal information and unique location based services: A system and methods for using current and past positional data to provide spatial and temporal information is provided. The inventive system and methods use stored GPS data to provide users with location-based services such as information on when a user was at a particular location, where the user was... Agent: Jd Patent

20100149037 - Global positioning system (gps) receiver and method of determining location of gps receiver: A Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver includes a GPS receiving unit configured to receive navigation data from at least one visible satellite, a decoder configured to decode the received navigation data to extract time and almanac information from the decoded navigation data and a database configured to store satellite disposition... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100149038 - Portable millimeter-wave near field scanner: There is disclosed an apparatus to test an antenna. A transmitter generates a test signal radiated by the antenna under test. A near field scanner includes a field sampling probe to capture electromagnetic energy radiated by an antenna under test. An x-y positioning system including x and y positioning motors... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP - Raytheon Company

20100149039 - Multi-antenna beam-forming system for transmitting constant envelope signals decomposed from a variable envelope signal: Embodiments in the present disclosure pertain to a multi-antenna beam-forming system for transmitting constant envelope signals decomposed from a variable envelope signal. The variable envelope signal is decomposed into two constant envelope signals. Each of the constant envelope signals are separately amplified by power amplifiers and transmitted over separate antennas.... Agent: Pvf -- Rambus, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming, LLP

20100149040 - Method for generating a location signal: A communication device uses its FGU to generate a location signal that can be used by a reference device to calibrate the communication device and to determine the distance of the communication device from the reference device. The communication device: receives, from a reference device, at least one location signal... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

  
06/10/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20100141502 - Contraband screening system with enhanced privacy: An inspection system that can detect contraband items concealed on, in or beneath an individual's clothing. One embodiment relates to a method of generating an image of a person to identify contraband items. The method comprising receiving a first image from a camera, wherein the first image comprises a first... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100141506 - Funkbasiertes ortungssystem mit synthetischer apertur: The invention relates to a method for increasing the accuracy of a measurement of a radio-based locating system comprising a mobile station and at least one fixed station, wherein the movement of a mobile station from an initial position is detected by way of measuring data of an absolute sensor... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20100141507 - Radar device for maritime surveillance: e

20100141508 - Method and system for forming an image with enhanced contrast and/or reduced noise: A method and system for generating images from projection data; a preferred embodiment comprising inputting projection data from at least one receiving element; generating a first aperture or array of data points containing positional and signal data; arbitrarily and/or randomly removing data points from the first array to form a... Agent: U S Army Research Laboratory Attn: Rdrl-loc-i

20100141503 - Sensing/emitting apparatus, system and method: A number of apparatuses are provided, for sensing and/or emitting energy along one or more desired apparatus line of sights (LOS) with respect to the respective apparatus. In at least one embodiment, the apparatus includes an assembly that is rotatably mounted on a base with respect to a switching axis.... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20100141504 - Object ranging: A method for determining at least one of the distance to and the speed of an object is discussed. The method comprises determining an indication of whether the object is approaching or moving away and generating an interrogation signal comprising a sequence consisting of segments at constant frequency and segments... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100141505 - Level monitoring device for determining and monitoring a fill level of a medium in the process area of a vessel: A fill level measuring device for ascertaining and monitoring fill level of a medium in the process space of a container by means of a microwave travel time measuring method. The device includes: measurement transmitter; and an antenna unit, which is constructed at least of a hollow conductor and a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100141512 - Method and apparatus for integrity communication in a navigation satellite system: For integrity communication, a navigation satellite system has a space segment with satellites that emit navigation signals for reception and analysis by user systems, and a ground segment with observation stations that monitor the satellites. The ground segment controls cause distribution of integrity information concerning the satellites to user systems... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100141511 - Method for increasing the availability of a global navigation system: A process for increasing the availability of a global navigation system that includes a plurality of spacecraft, each of which transmits information for determining the position of a terminal. From the plurality of spacecraft, a first subset, with at least one spacecraft, and a second subset are determined. the second... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100141510 - Methods and systems to increase accuracy in the navigation of single frequency receivers: In a method of mitigating errors in satellite navigation measurements at a satellite navigation receiver, respective single-frequency signals are received from respective satellites in a plurality of satellites in a satellite navigation system. Pseudorange and carrier-phase measurements corresponding to respective received single-frequency signals are calculated. These calculations include filtering the... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP / Navcom-deere

20100141513 - Modular multi-frequency gnss receiver: A method and system for leveraging available navigation frequencies for determining position by creating a flexible navigation signal architecture is disclosed. Such an architecture is designed for customizing a navigation system by combining, adding, replacing or removing one or more removable RF section modules. At least one of the RF... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP

20100141514 - Combining time and gps locations to trigger message alerts: A method, system and computer program product for automatically alerting one or more recipients of the arrival of an individual to a known destination via a global positioning system (GPS) navigation device. To issue an accurate alert of arrival time and or distance, the device enables: (1) pre-selection of two... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20100141515 - Position tracking device and method: The present application relates to tracking a position of a device, e.g. for detecting slow and rapid earth deformation, by making use of a recursive filter having the filter characteristic adapted to a detected type of motion. If the motion of the position tracking device is rapid, the filter characteristic... Agent: Bruce D Rter

20100141517 - Antenna system having a steerable radiation pattern based on geographic location: An antenna system (10) for receiving satellite signals in a vehicle exhibits a radiation pattern (11). The antenna system (10) includes a plurality of parasitic elements (18) which are electrically connectable together using linking switches (20). The geometry of the radiation pattern (11) changes as the linking switches (20) are... Agent: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC

20100141518 - Autonomous cooperative surveying: A method and apparatus for measuring depth of waterways and elevation of land features through autonomous consolidation of GPS device data acquired from a plurality of mobile platforms is disclosed. The GPS device data may then be processed and compared to published reference data. A data recorder and a wireless... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100141516 - System and method for providing gnss assistant data without dedicated receivers: A system and method of providing satellite assistance data to a mobile device without using a reference network. A request may be transmitted to a plurality of mobile device requesting that ones of the devices transmit a portion of a navigation data message received from one or more satellites to... Agent: Mark C. Comtois Duane Morris LLP

20100141509 - Radioterminals and associated operating methods that transmit position information responsive to rate of change of position: A radioterminal includes a wireless communications transceiver, a GPS receiver and a controller. The controller is configured to authorize at least one other radioterminal to receive geographic position information of the radioterminal, to activate the GPS receiver to obtain a measure of a geographic position of the radioterminal and to... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20100141519 - Method and system for a single rf front-end for gps, galileo, and glonass: A wireless receiver receives satellite signals from a plurality of different satellite systems comprising GPS, GLONASS, and GALILEO. A single analog RF front-end is used to process the received satellite signals. The single analog RF front-end uses a single fix-valued analog frequency generated internally for simultaneously receiving the satellite signals... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100141520 - Method for the acquisition of signals of a global navigation satellite system: A method of acquisition of a received signal received from a global navigation satellite system, includes: obtaining a snapshot of the received signal; correlating the snapshot with a locally-generated signal, wherein the correlating includes: trying a phase delay value indicative of a hypothesized phase delay of the locally-generated signal with... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100141522 - Method and apparatus for reducing time to first fix (ttff) of gnss receiver without accurate time information: A method for reducing Time To First Fix (TTFF) of a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver includes storing ephemeris information into a non-volatile memory, and utilizing the ephemeris information to determine a GNSS time, in order to reduce the TTFF. An apparatus for reducing TTFF of a GNSS receiver... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100141521 - Method of managing additional filters in a satellite navigation system: Method of managing additional filters in a navigation system fitted in a vehicle (1) and which provides, in a journey of the vehicle, at least one position of the vehicle by using a main filter for merging data originating from a visible constellation of satellites (2, 4, 5, 6) present... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100141525 - Positioning device, electronic instrument, and storage medium storing program: A slice set for a specific period of time is acquired from a storage area of a memory which is a ring buffer while changing the read position, and the signal strength total value of each slice set is calculated. The signal strengths of the slices included in the maximum... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100141523 - Satellite positioning system signal searching methods and apparatuses: Methods and apparatuses are provided which may be enabled within and/or for use with a Satellite Positioning System (SPS) receiver and/or other like apparatuses or device(s) to perform a rapid search startup process.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100141524 - Terminal device, positioning method, and recording medium: A terminal device includes a plurality of search channel sections which search for a positioning satellite, a candidate reception frequency calculation section which calculates a candidate reception frequency of a first acquisition target satellite by causing the search channel sections to perform the correlation accumulation process for a first accumulation... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100141526 - Novel alignment method for multi-satellite consumer receiver antennas: A method, apparatus and system for aligning an antenna reflector with satellites in a satellite configuration. A method in accordance with the present invention comprises aligning the reflector in azimuth and elevation with a first signal transmitted by a first satellite in the satellite configuration, and aligning the reflector in... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration

20100141528 - Method, system and apparatus for determining antenna weighting for transmit diversity: A method, system and apparatus for determining at least one relative characteristic of a transmit diversity transmitter based on at least one quality indicator based on signals received on the plurality of antennas. In some embodiments of the invention, the relative characteristic may be a relative power or amplitude ratio... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20100141527 - Orthogonal linear transmit receive array radar: A radar system having orthogonal antenna apertures is disclosed. The invention further relates to an antenna system wherein the orthogonal apertures comprise at least one transmit aperture and at least one receive aperture. The cross-product of the transmit and receive apertures provides a narrow spot beam and resulting high resolution... Agent: Intelletech, PLLC

20100141529 - Set mode passive location in toa/tdoa modes: The present invention addresses the resolving of the problems associated with the passive location of targets in TOA (Time of Arrival) or TDOA (Time Difference of Arrivals) mode. The method of passively locating a target in TOA or TDOA mode implements a meshing (subdivision) into blocks of the space in... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20100141530 - Dipole array with reflector and integrated electronics: A dipole antenna array comprising a ground plane, at least one dipole antenna including an active antenna element and a grounded antenna element, at least one reflector and integrated electronics, wherein the active antenna element is isolated from the ground plane and extends substantially perpendicular to the ground plane and... Agent: Burr & Brown

20100141531 - Position tracking apparatus and method for a low power wpan/wban device: Provided is a position tracking apparatus and method for low power WPAN/WBAN sensors in a sensor network. A position tracking apparatus collects distance information of adjacent nodes from a plurality of anchor nodes whose positions are known and at least one sensor node whose position is not known, in a... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

  
06/03/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20100134342 - Method for cleaning signals for centralized antijamming: The present invention relates to a method for cleaning signals for centralized antijamming. The invention makes it possible to provide as many cleaned antenna channels as sub-arrays with limited computational requirements. The method proceeds in two steps. Initially, an antijamming matrix (M) is computed. This matrix depends on the noise... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100134343 - Radar device: Provided is a radar device capable of accurately calculating directions and the number of targets. A direction calculation unit includes a correlation matrix addition prohibition unit that prohibits, when a peak frequency in a plurality of modulation periods of a target is in the vicinity of 0, addition of a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100134344 - Radar device and azimuth angle detection method: An electronic scanning radar device that detects an azimuth angle of a target based on a phase difference between a first pair of received waves received by a first pair of antennas separated by a prescribed distance, and combines the first pair of received waves and generates a first composite... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100134345 - Method for filtering a radar signal after it has been reflected by a target:

20100134346 - Method for the multidimensional temporal kinematic filtering of radar blips, from antenna revolution to antenna revolution: The invention relates to the general field of the detection, notably the radar detection, of mobile or fixed targets. It consists of a method making it possible mainly to qualify the blips supplied by the processing subsystem of the detection system before the latter are analysed to generate tracks, each... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20100134347 - Radar system: To provide a smaller radar system having a simple structure with as small number of component parts as possible at a lower cost as compared to conventional ones. A radar system 1 including a 3 dB coupler 5 having four terminals, and a pulse generator 8. A first terminal 51... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.

20100134348 - Positioning device, method of controlling positioning device, and recording medium: A positioning device, which locates a position based on satellite signals which are signals from positioning satellites, includes a position holding section which holds a reference position P, a stationary condition determination section which determines whether or not the reference position P satisfies stationary conditions B, an average position calculation... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100134349 - System and method for enhanced data decode in a gps receiver: Systems and methods are disclosed herein for improving the sensitivity of satellite data decode in a satellite navigation receiver. The low signal ephemeris data decoding system of the present disclosure achieves a 5 db improvement in decoding sensitivity over conventional system by operating down to a CN0 of 21 dB-Hz.... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100134350 - Apparatus including housing incorporating a radiating element of an antenna: An apparatus including an antenna for wireless communications is disclosed. The apparatus comprises an antenna including first and second radiating elements, a circuit adapted to process a signal received from or to be provided to the antenna, and a housing enclosing at least a portion of the circuit, wherein at... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100134351 - Gps signal transmission apparatus: A GPS signal transmission apparatus includes a DC converter with a GPS power unit and an auxiliary power unit, an external GPS antenna, an RF amplifier and an internal GPS antenna. The DC converter receiving a DC power from a cigarette lighter and supplies electrical power to the RF amplifier,... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100134353 - Method and system for extending the usability period of long term orbit (lto): Aspects of a method and system for extending the usability period of long term orbit (LTO) are provided. A GPS enabled handset may receive LTO data from an AGPS server via a wireless communication network such as 3GPP or WiMAX. The GPS enabled handset may be enabled to receive broadcast... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100134352 - System and method for protecting against spoofed a-gnss measurement data: A system and method for detecting one or more forged satellite measurements transmitted from a wireless device. Information may be transmitted to a wireless device, the information including a request that the wireless device provide a portion of a navigation data message from one or more satellites to a location... Agent: Mark C. Comtois Duane Morris LLP

20100134354 - Method and apparatus for a gps receiver capable or reception of gps signals and binary offset carrier signals: A system and method capable of mitigating the migration from the current GPS system to the Galileo system and allow a single satellite system positioning receiver to process both GPS signals and Galileo signals.... Agent: The Eclipse Group LLP

20100134355 - Methods and systems for determining a telecommunications service location using global satellite positioning: Methods and systems are provided for obtaining information related to a customer service location and directions for routing a service technician from one customer service location to another. One embodiment includes requesting at least one set of coordinates associated with the customer service location; accessing a technician server to direct... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Pk Attn: Patent Docketing

20100134356 - Indoor localization system and method: An indoor localization method is implemented using an indoor localization system that includes beacons in an indoor space and each periodically transmitting a localization signal, a radio badge receiving the localization signals, and a host coupled to the beacons and the radio badge. The beacons transmit the localization signals asynchronously.... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

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