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Data processing: measuring, calibrating, or testing August inventions list 08/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100217529 - Determining travel path features based on retroreflectivity: Systems, devices, features, and methods for determining geographic features corresponding to a travel path to develop a map database, such as a navigation database, are disclosed. For example, one method comprises emitting light from a light source, such as a LIDAR device, while on the travel path. Returning light is... Agent: Navteq North America, LLC
20100217530 - Drilling scorecard: Method, system, and apparatus for evaluating drilling accuracy performance in drilling a wellbore that can include: (1) monitoring an actual toolface orientation of a tool, e.g., a downhole steerable motor, by monitoring a drilling operation parameter indicative of a difference between the actual toolface orientation and a toolface advisory; (2)... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100217531 - Hydrocarbon measurement station preventative maintenance interval determination: Hydrocarbon measurement station preventative maintenance interval determination. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are measurement stations configured to measure volumetric flow of hydrocarbons, where the measurement stations include a flow meter fluidly coupled to a piping system configured to carry at least one type of hydrocarbon flow, and a... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C. David A. Rose
20100217533 - Identifying a type of motion of an object: A method of identifying a type of motion of an animate or inanimate object is disclosed. The method includes generating an acceleration signature based on the sensed acceleration of the object. The acceleration signature is matched with at least one of a plurality of stored acceleration signatures, wherein each stored... Agent: Law Office Of Brian Short
20100217534 - Methods and materials for canine breed identification: In one aspect, the invention provides methods for determining the contributions of canid populations to a canid genome. The methods comprise the steps of: (a) obtaining the identity of one or both alleles in a test canid genome for each of a set of markers; and (b) determining the contributions... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20100217532 - Systems and methods for identifying structurally or functionally significant amino acid sequences: Methods and computer readable storage mediums for identifying structurally or functionally significant amino acid sequences encoded by a genome are disclosed. At least one structurally or functionally significant amino acid sequence encoded by a genome may be identified by compiling an observed frequency for each of a plurality of amino... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100217535 - Vehicle co2 emission offsetting system and method: A method of offsetting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions includes the steps of capturing CO2 emissions data from a vehicle, transmitting the emissions data to a data collection unit, which then stores collected CO2 data and prepares a CO2 emission report. The CO2 emission report is used in preparing a customized... Agent: Barley Snyder, LLC
20100217536 - Bunker fuel transfer: A bunker fuel transfer system that includes a multi-measurement metering system and bunkering receipt issuing equipment (BRIE). The bunker fuel transfer system can be installed on either the bunker barge or the ship receiving the bunker fuel. Various implementations can provide for quantity certainty of bunker fuel delivery transactions, and... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100217537 - Method and apparatus for multimodal detection: System and method for assessing the occurrence of an unknown substance in a sample that comprises multiple entities. A reference library is provided comprising a plurality of reference data sets representative of at least one known substance. A first feature of the entities is assessed wherein the first feature is... Agent: Chemimage Corporation
20100217538 - Corrosion detection and monitoring system: A method and apparatus comprises a number of sensors and a computer. The number of sensors is capable of being associated with a location of an object having quantum dots. The number of sensors is capable of sending energy into the location, and the energy is capable of causing a... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20100217539 - Multi-functional sensor and method of sensing: A multi-functional sensor for deriving information on a recording sheet material comprising an impact-applying unit for applying an external mechanical force onto the recording sheet material, a signal-detecting unit for detecting a signal of response of the recording sheet material to the external mechanical force, a signal-processing unit for processing... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100217540 - Method for estimating physical property of ceramic, method for estimating physical property of thermal barrier coating, method for estimating remaining lifetime of thermal barrier coating, method for estimating remaining lifetime of high-temperature membe: A method is provided by which physical properties, in particular, the Young's modulus and thermal conductivity of a ceramic layer of a thermal barrier coating formed on a high-temperature member are accurately estimated in a short period of time. A method for estimating a physical property of a ceramic includes... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100217542 - Apparatus, method, and program for detecting rotation speed information, and apparatus, method, and, program for detecting tire having decreased pressure: A rotation speed information detection apparatus, including: a wheel sensor for detecting passage of teeth of a gear provided in association with tires of a vehicle; a number-of-teeth calculation means for calculating the number of teeth of the gear passed per a sampling cycle set in advance; and a wheel... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100217541 - Integrated apparatus for measuring static pressure: An apparatus for measuring a static pressure inside a component is provided. The apparatus includes a housing coupled to the component, the housing includes a moveable component disposed therein, the moveable component operably extendable into the component and retractable from the component in response to the static pressure inside the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100217543 - Generating a vibration profile for a rotating cooling device in a computer system: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that generates a vibration profile for a rotational device in a computer system. During operation, the system sequentially sweeps a rotation speed of a rotational device over a range of rotation speeds. While driving the rotational device at each rotation speed,... Agent: Pvf -- Oracle America, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100217544 - Systems and methods for the inspection of structures having unknown properties: An inspection method includes driving a plurality of spaced apart transmitting transducer elements with a respective time delay and a respective frequency such that each of the transmitting transducer elements transmits an ultrasonic guided wave through a transmission medium defined by a material having at least one unknown physical property.... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - PhiladelphiaIPDepartment
20100217545 - Method and apparatus for monitoring solenoid health: A method for monitoring the state of health (SOH) of a solenoid powered by a battery includes measuring a voltage and a current supplied to the solenoid by the battery, using a processor to determine each of an equivalent resistance and inductance of the solenoid using the voltage and the... Agent: Quinn Law Group, PLLC
20100217546 - Methods and apparatuses for detecting faults in electrical power systems: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for detecting a fault in an electrical power system having three phases, a plurality of feeders, a ground, a neutral, and a neutral resistor electrically coupling the neutral to the ground. In one embodiment, the method may comprise determining a neutral current in the neutral... Agent: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
20100217547 - Methods and systems for evaluating permanent magnet motors: A method for evaluating a permanent magnet motor, which includes a rotor with a plurality of magnets mounted thereon, and a stator with a plurality of windings in proximity to the rotor and coupled to an inverter, includes spinning the motor such that a voltage is induced in the windings... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gm)
20100217548 - Fault region location system: A method for identifying an approximate fault location in a power transmission line comprises detecting first and second dominant frequencies in first and second recovering voltages resulting from the fault without using the velocity of either of the recovering voltages.... Agent: Sheldon Mak Rose & Anderson PC
20100217550 - System and method for electric grid utilization and optimization: A system for electric grid utilization and optimization, comprising a communications interface executing on a network-connected server and adapted to receive information from a plurality of iNodes, the plurality of iNodes comprising a source iNode, a sink iNode, and a plurality of transmission or distribution iNodes, an event database coupled... Agent: Brian R. Galvin
20100217549 - System and method for fractional smart metering: A fractional smart metering system, comprising a processor coupled to a packet data network and a server software module executing on the processor and coupled to an operational database containing at least energy usage information pertaining to an energy consumer and obtained from meter readings at the consumer's premises, wherein... Agent: Brian R. Galvin
20100217552 - Battery management system for measuring remaining charges in a battery packet with multi-cells: A battery management system for measuring remaining charges in a battery packet with multi-cells is disclosed. The battery comprises electric property and non-electric property measuring modules, multi-cells, a slave communication protocol controller, and a battery protective circuit. The portable device comprises an embedded controller and a charge gauge module and... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100217551 - Embedded microprocessor system for vehicular batteries: A computer system embedded inside a starter or deep cycle battery that includes manufacturing data, the means to monitor battery pressure, the means to monitor electrolyte level and the means to transfer information to an external device.... Agent: Lonnie Goff
20100217553 - Impedance change detection in wireless power transmission: Exemplary embodiments are directed to wireless power transfer. Energy from a transmit antenna is coupled to internal signals on a transmitter. An impedance measurement circuit generates an impedance indication signal for indicating an impedance difference between the coupled internal signals by comparing them. A controller samples the impedance indication signal... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100217554 - Method of inspecting equipment: A method of inspecting equipment to ensure quality control that employs a computer program to assist in the inspection. The program contains an inspection protocol adapted to specific equipment. The inspector follows the protocol to inspect component parts of the equipment. The inspection protocol can only be closed, indicating completion... Agent: Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, L.L.P.
20100217556 - Method for determining, section after section, a parameter-dependent correction value approximation course and sensor arrangement: An embodiment of a method for a determination, section after section, of a parameter-dependent correction value approximation course includes determining a first measurement signal value with a first parameter value associated with a sensor arrangement when the first parameter value fulfils a predetermined condition or a trigger condition is fulfilled,... Agent: Schoppe, Zimmermann , Stockeler & Zinkler C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20100217555 - System and methods for processing analyte sensor data: Systems and methods for processing sensor analyte data, including initiating calibration, updating calibration, evaluating clinical acceptability of reference and sensor analyte data, and evaluating the quality of sensor calibration. During initial calibration, the analyte sensor data is evaluated over a period of time to determine stability of the sensor. The... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olsen & Bear, LLP
20100217557 - System and methods for processing analyte sensor data: Systems and methods for processing sensor analyte data, including initiating calibration, updating calibration, evaluating clinical acceptability of reference and sensor analyte data, and evaluating the quality of sensor calibration. During initial calibration, the analyte sensor data is evaluated over a period of time to determine stability of the sensor. The... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olsen & Bear, LLP
20100217558 - Minimization of false trigger in a mobile electronic system: Preventative actions normally performed in response to detecting a trigger event triggered by an accelerometer attached to a portable device may be bypassed during a quiet period. The quiet period may be initiated in response to detecting at least one repeated trigger event within a time window encompassing the first... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100217559 - Pace calculation watch: A watch that advantageously allows an athlete, such as a runner, to conveniently and instantly calculate a pace at which a distance was traveled. The watch includes a chronographic process and a pace calculation process. In order to determine a pace, the athlete enters the travel distance into the pace... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20100217560 - Information processing system and information processing program: A system for smoothly executing information processing in the case where information processing is executed to all of the information in relation to a target area, and at the same time other information processing is executed in parallel thereto. In information processing system 10, each of a plurality of mesh... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20100217561 - Metrological instrument: A metrological instrument determines a surface profile or form of a surface (61) of a workpiece (60) by effecting relative movement between a probe (11, 12) and the surface (61) so that the probe follows and is displaced by changes in the surface topography. A measure of the displacement of... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100217562 - Operating parameter control of an apparatus for processing data: An apparatus for processing data 2 is provided with a time-to-digital converter 18 which serves to measure signal processing delay through one or more signal paths through a processing stage. This measured delay generates a delay value representing a plurality of instances of the signal processing delay which have been... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.08/19/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list
20100211318 - Multi-station analysis of magnetic surveys: A multi-station gravity and magnetic survey is carried out in a borehole. The data from the survey are processed to estimate the inclination and azimuth of the borehole. The drill collar relative permeability is estimated, and the estimated drill collar permeability is then used to remove the effects of induced... Agent: Mossman, Kumar And Tyler, PC
20100211324 - Automated structural interpretation: Embodiments of automated structural interpretation are described. In some embodiments, a method includes identifying one or more object points belonging to an object to be tracked; tracking a trajectory of the one or more object points, including: calculating a plurality of etalons around at least one of the one or... Agent: Schlumberger Information Solutions
20100211321 - Deghosting and reconstructing a seismic wavefield: A technique includes receiving data, which are indicative of measurements acquired by seismic sensors of a seismic wavefield. The seismic wavefield is formed from a combination of an upgoing wavefield and a downgoing wavefield. The technique includes providing a statistical estimator, which relates the upgoing wavefield to a linear combination... Agent: Jeffrey E. Griffin,IPDept. Westerngeco L. L. C.
20100211322 - Interpolating a pressure wavefield along an undersampled direction: A technique includes receiving seismic data acquired in a seismic survey. The survey has an associated undersampled direction, and the seismic data contains samples, which are indicative of a pressure wavefield and a directional derivative of the pressure wavefield that contains information related to vertical variations. The technique includes relating... Agent: Westerngeco L.L.C. Kevin Mcenaney,IPDept
20100211323 - Method of representing seismic signals: There is provided a method of interpolating wave signals, particularly seismic signals acquired through a seismic survey, using the steps of obtaining time series of measured wave signals; and selecting iteratively basis functions to represent said measured signals with a basis function being fully defined by n parameters, wherein in... Agent: Schlumberger-doll Research Attn: Intellectual Property Law Department
20100211320 - Reconstructing a seismic wavefield: A technique to reconstruct a seismic wavefield includes receiving datasets, where each dataset is indicative of samples of one of a plurality of measurements of a seismic wavefield that are associated with a seismic survey. The technique includes modeling the plurality of measurements of a seismic wavefield as being generated... Agent: Westerngeco L.L.C. Kevin Mcenaney,IPDept
20100211319 - Reconstructing seismic wavefields: A technique includes receiving seismic data acquired in a seismic survey in the vicinity of a reflecting interface. The survey has an associated undersampled direction. The technique includes providing second data indicative of discrete samples of incident and reflected components of a continuous seismic wavefield along the undersampled direction and... Agent: Westerngeco L.L.C. Kevin Mcenaney,IPDept
20100211326 - Electronic hybridization assay and sequence analysis: An electronic hybridization assay implements a hybridization reaction, or a sequence analysis, on sequences representative of the sequences of the molecules under examination to provide an output representative of a chemical hybridization reaction. An electronic hybridization machine implements a correlation algorithm where the correlation output provides information regarding the relationship... Agent: Cool Patent P.C.
20100211325 - Laminin binding site: The present invention in one aspect related to a ligand binding site for laminin, particularly those laminins comprising an α5 chain. The invention also encompasses binding sites on Lutheran glycoprotein (“Lu gp”) for binding laminin (“LM”) isoforms containing an α5 chain, mutant Lu gp molecules impaired at this binding site,... Agent: Kaser, Matthew R. Bell, Adam W. Bell & Associates
20100211327 - Methods and systems for viral diagnosis: Methods, apparatus, and software for identifying sets of genomic oligonucleotides that identify a viral family and for determining sets of probes and primers that can be used to identify members of viral families in a sample are provided. In one embodiment, the method of the present invention includes normalizing viral... Agent: David P. Lentini
20100211329 - Method and apparatus for determining properties of fuels: The method and apparatus are used to determine class, grade and properties of fuel samples, regardless of ambient, instrument, or sample temperature, using mathematical correlations between fuel class, grade and properties and their spectra developed from a database of samples with measured properties and spectra. The ability to measure a... Agent: Ira S. Dorman
20100211328 - Method for detecting the impacts of interfering effects on experimental data: The invention provides a method for identifying the impacts of interfering effects on experimental data. In particular, a method is described for identifying the impacts of unwanted auto-fluorescence, fluorescence quenching, and deterioration of a fluorescent sample under study on the collected experimental data. The data are analyzed whether or not... Agent: Jacobson Holman PLLC
20100211330 - Packing properties of particulate compositions: A method and system for determining a packing property of a particulate composition. The method includes: obtaining size information relating to the particulate material; determining neighbor information from the size information; determining contact information from the size information; and determining a packing property from the neighbor information and the contact... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100211331 - Device for measuring load and deflection of materials: A system for measuring normal load and deflection of a material that includes a portable load deflection device and a method of using the same is disclosed. The system includes a support arm having a first end and a second end opposite said first end. The first end can be... Agent: Gregory A. Nelson Novak Druce & Quigg LLP
20100211332 - Gas flow meter reader: A gas flow meter reader has a first shaft that rotates in response to a first gas pressure from gas in a gas line, and a second shaft that rotates in response to a second gas pressure from the gas line. Each of the first and second shafts are connected... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20100211333 - Leak detection and identification system: A leak detection and identification system a Fabry-Perot etalon, an imaging lens, a microbolometer camera, and a computer for spectral and image data post-processing, wherein the data peaks are deconvoluted for use thus avoiding the need for bandpass filters.... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP
20100211335 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: An information processing apparatus of the present invention includes an HDD status monitoring part 11 that monitors the use environment or use status of a hard disk drive; an HDD status recording part 13 that records the history of the use environment or use status monitored in the HDD status... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20100211334 - Methods and systems for monitoring stator winding vibration: Embodiments of methods and systems for monitoring stator winding vibration of a rotating electric machine are provided. According to one example embodiment, a system includes at least one sensor including at least one conductive sensor antenna deposited on a first side of at least one layer of a printed circuit... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
20100211336 - Data processing interface device: Information of a first type is determined at an integrated circuit die of a data processing device included an integrated circuit package. The integrated circuit package includes the first integrated circuit die and a second integrated circuit die. Information of a second type is determined at the integrated circuit die.... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20100211337 - Method and apparatus for detection using magnetic gradient tensor: Locating and characterising a magnetised body involves moving a magnetic gradient tensor sensor relative to the magnetised body along a profile, or allowing the magnetised body to move along a profile past the sensor. Magnetic gradient tensor measurements are obtained at points along the profile. A rotational invariant calculated from... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100211339 - Diagnostic method for determining deformations in a transformer winding: A diagnostic method for determining deformations in a transformer winding comprising the steps of representing the winding as a lumped parameter circuit and dividing the winding into at least two sections; generating a first set of fingerprint values based on capacitive values of the winding; the first set of finger... Agent: Klein, O''neill & Singh, LLP
20100211338 - Method and device for analyzing electric cable networks using pseudo-random sequences: The invention relates to a method and a device for analyzing electric cable networks in order to detect and locate defects in the cables comprising at least one branch connection from which N secondary sections extend. The method involves injecting into the network, at a plurality of injection points E,... Agent: Lariviere, Grubman & Payne, LLP
20100211341 - Battery pack and detection method: A battery pack includes: a plurality of batteries; a detection section to measure a voltage of each of the plurality of batteries to obtain a voltage variation of each of the plurality of batteries at different lapse times and compare the obtained voltage variations to thus detect whether at least... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100211340 - System and method for managing electric vehicles: A system and method for managing a plurality of electric vehicles with a fleet management portal is described herein. In one embodiment, a machine implemented method for managing one or more fleets of electric vehicles includes monitoring one or more fleets of electric vehicles using a fleet management portal associated... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100211342 - Current generating device for the generation and simultaneous monitoring of a measuring current: The generation and monitoring of a load-independent output current for a level meter, pressure gauge, flowmeter or evaluation device are described. A current that is equal or unequal to the measuring current, but inverted relative thereto, can be generated continuously or within certain time intervals in a switching circuit that... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20100211343 - Systems and methods for monitoring moving devices: This present specification provides, amongst other things, an electro-optical monitoring system for obtaining a once-per-revolution signal based on the surface reflection of a rotating device that mandates non-contacting sensor input in potentially hostile environments. The system can use optical and electronic sections to illuminate and detect surface reflections from the... Agent: Reising Ethington P.C.
20100211344 - Method for calibrating and/or correcting a display device having a needle, the needle being able to move in rotation about an axis of rotation: The present invention relates to a method and/or for correcting a display device having a needle, the needle being able to move in rotation about an axis of rotation and the needle being driven by means of a stepping motor, the calibration method comprising several measurements of differences between a... Agent: Dobrusin & Thennisch PC
20100211345 - Calibration of an amr sensor: A joystick module has a joystick and a sensor for generating a signal in response to sensing a magnetic field representative of a position and/or orientation of the joystick. Using a linear dependence of the sensor's sensitivity on a distance between the joystick and the sensor, the sensor's signal representative... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100211346 - Wet gas measurement: A multi-phase process fluid is passed through a vibratable flowtube. Motion is induced in the vibratable flowtube. A first apparent property of the multi-phase process fluid based on the motion of the vibratable flowtube is determined, and an apparent intermediate value associated with the multi-phase process fluid based on the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100211347 - Circuits and methods for generating a self-test of a magnetic field sensor: A magnetic field sensor includes built in self-test circuits that allow a self-test of most of, or all of, the circuitry of the magnetic field sensor, including self-test of a magnetic field sensing element used within the magnetic field sensor, while the magnetic field sensor is functioning in normal operation.... Agent: Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP
20100211348 - Method and apparatus for locating a fault in an electrical conductor, with interference compensation: A voltage pulse is transmitted into a test object, and returned reflection pulses are evaluated to determine the location of a fault in the test object. The return signal includes a reflection from the fault and undesired interfering reflection pulses, which are removed or compensated-out from the return signal to... Agent: Fasse Patent Attorneys, P.A.
20100211349 - Accelerometer and method for controlling an accelerometer: v
20100211350 - Speed meter: A speed meter connected to a vehicle comprises a casing provided with a liquid crystal screen, and a gravity sensor, a power source, a circuit board, and a microprocessor are provided in the casing. The microprocessor is located on the circuit board. The power source, the circuit board, the liquid... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100211351 - Global positioning using planetary constants: The disclosed invention is generally comprised of a device capable of measuring the vector sum of the centripetal acceleration of the rotation of the Earth (or that of any other planet in a planetary system) around its axis (arot) and the centripetal acceleration of the planet's revolution in its orbit... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100211352 - Mark arrangement inspecting method, mask data, and manufacturing method of semiconductor device: A method of inspecting a mark arrangement according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: generating mask data in which mark seed data that includes an inspection mark that includes vector information and is not drawn on a mask and mark data is arranged on a scribe line of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100211353 - Registering unit for recording input signals caused by mechanical action on said unit, and method for recording measured values and processing signals: The object of the invention of developing a three-dimensional flexible registering unit which can measure mechanical operations in the region at any desired positions over a defined length is achieved by virtue of the fact that said registering unit is in the form of a cable and comprises, in the... Agent: Londa, Bruce S. Norris Mclaughlin & Marcus, Pa
20100211354 - Apparatus for acquiring 3-dimensional geomatical information of underground pipes and noncontact odometer using optical flow sensor and using the same: An apparatus to acquire 3-dimensional geographical information of an underground pipe includes an in-pipe transfer unit which moves along the inside of the underground pipe, a sensing unit which senses 3-dimensional location information of the in-pipe transfer unit, and an information storage unit which stores a value measured by the... Agent: Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP
20100211355 - Foot pad device and method of obtaining weight data: A foot pad device and a method of obtaining weight data from a force sensor in a foot pad worn by a user engaging in a footstep, including placing the force sensor under the ball of the foot of the user and/or the heel of the foot of the user;... Agent: Shay Glenn LLP
20100211356 - Apparatus for measuring load of construction machine: A load measuring device for a construction machine includes a processing unit for acquiring signals indicative of cylinder pressure of front and rear suspension cylinders via pressure sensors and computing a weight value of a load put on a dump body of the construction machine. When the construction machine is... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20100211357 - Method for mutli-stage spatial sampling with multiple criteria: The present invention provides a method for implementing a multi-stage spatial sampling strategy to select optimal sampling locations and determine an optimal sampling density for a quantification of mass discharge uncertainty in a field. The present invention also provides systems and methods for estimating probability of a mass discharge in... Agent: Casimir Jones, S.c.
20100211358 - Automated postflight troubleshooting: The advantageous embodiments provide a method for identifying anomalies on an object. The advantageous embodiments detect a presence of the object in a control area using a sensor system. In response to detecting the presence of the object in the control area, the object is identified using the sensor system.... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20100211359 - Transmit power scaling method and system to detect occurrences using geographically distributed sensors: Sensors within sensor node networks may communicate bio-event or other types of measurement results/decisions between each other using signal transmission variations. Each sensor node within a network and between networks may transmit and receive signals. A sensor node may scale a signal transmission power in a manner that is proportional... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP08/12/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list
20100204919 - Automated landing zone site surveying: An imaging system includes a processor, a detection assembly configured to collect survey data characterizing a respective height and location of physical features of a geographic region, a receiver assembly configured to provide location data characterizing a geolocation of the geographic region, a tilt sensor configured to provide tilt data... Agent: Honeywell/blg Patent Services
20100204923 - Comparing accuracies of lie detection methods: A method for selecting the most accurate lie detection method from a group of methods, the method includes the steps of: (a) collecting the results from different methods of conducting lie detection tests; (b) plotting the results on a polar graph; c) computing the “random chance” point on the graph... Agent: Law Offices Of Tim Headley
20100204922 - Method and apparatus for selecting pharmacogenomic markers: Provided are a method and apparatus for selecting pharmacogenomic markers. The method includes calculating evaluation indexes for evaluating the degree of association between genetic markers of genes associated with at least one drug and the drug, and selecting some of the genetic markers based on the calculated evaluation indexes.... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100204921 - Method for selecting statistically validated candidate genes: Provided herein are methods for evaluating associations between candidate genes and a trait of interest in a population. The methods include a combination of genome-wide association analysis and one or more of nested association mapping (NAM), expression QTL analysis (eQTL), and allele epistastic analysis (AEA). Markers are selected or prioritized... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP Syngenta
20100204920 - System for development of individualised treatment regimens: A system is provided for facilitating the development of an individualised treatment regimen for a patient based on an evaluation of the risk(s) associated with a disease and/or associated with known treatment options. In order to evaluate these risk(s), the system utilises clinical data from a plurality of patients having... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20100204924 - Method and system for remote monitoring of fluid quality and treatment: The present invention provides a remote monitoring system for monitoring the operation of a fluid treatment system and/or the qualities, characteristics, properties, etc., of the fluid being processed or treated by the fluid treatment system. The system includes a remote computer that may be associated with a database that accesses... Agent: Vedder Price, PC
20100204925 - Method for measuring the properties of petroleum fuels by distillation: The method for measuring the properties of petroleum fuels by distillation relates to a measuring method for predicting the property values of complex hydrocarbon fuels, such as the property values of gasoline, by distillation. Compensation of boiling point distribution measurements used for the prediction of physical properties of hydrocarbons is... Agent: Litman Law Offices, Ltd.
20100204926 - System and method for determining impurity content in a liquid: A system and method that uses electrical conductivity measurements to identify the impurities in a solution, as well as the concentrations of such impurities. The conductance versus temperature curve for any particular ion is unique to that ion and the conductance versus temperature curve for a solution is unique to... Agent: Standley Law Group LLP
20100204927 - Atom probe data processes and associated systems: The present invention relates to atom probe data processes and associated systems. Aspects of the invention are directed toward a computing system configured to process atom probe data that includes a data set receiving component configured to receive a first three-dimensional data set. The first three-dimensional data set has a... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20100204928 - Fuel identification system and method: The present invention relates to a fuel identification system and method normally applied to internal combustion engine vehicles of the flex-fuel type by means of which it is possible to identify the composition of the fuel used at each point in time, particularly the ratio used in a gasoline/ethanol blend... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20100204929 - In-process vision detection of flaw and fod characteristics: An inspection system (9) includes an idler wheel (61) that is coupled to a fabrication system (8) and is in contact with a backing layer (65) of an applied material (64), A rotation sensor (63) monitors the idler wheel (61) and generates a rotational signal. A controller (24) is coupled... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20100204931 - Continuous performance analysis system and method: A system and method of conducting a continuous performance analysis for a system includes collecting transient performance data for a first parameter of the system and a second parameter of the system. Transfer functions are applied to the transient performance data for at least one of the first and second... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services
20100204930 - Devices for measuring a force, monitoring a machining tool, and compensating for a deflection: A device (1) for measuring a force acting between a machining tool (4) and a work piece in a processing machine is disclosed. It comprises an arrangement of at least two hydrostatic pads (7), wherein the at least two hydrostatic pads are designed to receive and support a mounting part... Agent: Skf Usa Inc.
20100204932 - Analyzing apparatus, analyzing method, and computer-readable recording medium storing an analyzing program: An analyzing method includes acquiring displacements with respect to loads applied of the test piece measured by the three-point bending test; calculating a first approximate expression of a relation of the displacements with respect to the loads applied in a first area where the relation is linear so as to... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.
20100204933 - Zone selective interlocking test method and apparatus, and circuit interrupter apparatus and power distribution system including the same: A circuit interrupter apparatus includes circuit interrupter and a device. The circuit interrupter includes separable contacts, an operating mechanism structured to open and close the separable contacts, and a trip mechanism cooperating with the operating mechanism to trip open the separable contacts. The trip mechanism includes a zone selective interlocking... Agent: Martin J. Moran
20100204935 - Connection error avoidance for apparatus connected to a power supply: According to one general embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a computer program product for reducing incidence of errors in connections between a power consumer apparatus operable to draw a load and a power supply apparatus capable of varying the power supplied, the computer program product comprising: a... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC- Ibm
20100204934 - Semiconductor device, power supply current measuring device and method of measuring power supply: A semiconductor device has an input/output terminal configured to input test patterns, a plurality of function blocks configured to be driven by power supply voltage supplied through separate power supply lines, an internal bus configured to send and receive at least the test patterns between the function blocks and the... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100204936 - Probing electrode/solution interfaces: Systems and techniques for probing interfaces between electrodes and conductive solutions. In one aspect, devices can include a time variable source of power configured to output power that varies in time over a pair of output conductors, an electrode connected to a first of the conductors, an extrinsic inductive impedance... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100204937 - Power trigger with time qualified and sequential event capability: A power trigger is provided having time qualified and sequential event capability. Digital data representing an input signal is converted into a power signal. The power signal is compared to a trigger level. A trigger signal is generated when the power signal violates the trigger level for either at least... Agent: Michael A. Nelson Tektronix, Inc.
20100204938 - Amplitude discrimination using the frequency mask trigger: A frequency mask trigger having frequency selective amplitude discrimination capability is provided for triggering when selected frequency components of an input signal fail to reach a desired power level. A frame of digital data representing an input signal is transformed into a frequency spectrum having at least one frequency bin,... Agent: Michael A. Nelson Tektronix, Inc.
20100204939 - Time qualified frequency mask trigger: A time qualified frequency mask trigger triggers on signals that violate a frequency mask for at least a specified time duration. A frame of digital data representing an input signal is transformed into a frequency spectrum having at least one frequency bin, with each frequency bin having a power amplitude... Agent: Michael A. Nelson Tektronix, Inc.
20100204940 - Method and system of commonality analysis for lots with scrapped wafer: According to an embodiment of the present invention is to provide methods to evaluate the impact of scrapped wafers on the remaining wafers in a lot by using scrap codes and statistical models. An embodiment of the present invention provides a method to obtain a baseline lot population by using... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation Dept. 18g
20100204941 - Method and device for calibrating a network analyzer for measuring at differential connections: A method for calibrating vectorial network analyzers, which provide exactly n test ports, for the testing of electrical components with differential connections, where several calibration measurements are implemented, and where several different calibration standards are connected to the test ports. In the method, n is a positive integer greater than... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100204943 - Method and device for the calibration of network analyzers using a comb generator: A vectorial network analyzer including n test ports. With the connection of several different calibration standards to the test ports, several calibration measurements are implemented. For the calibration, different measurements are implemented. Initially, in n calibration measurements, a comb-generator signal is supplied via a direct connection successively to all n... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100204942 - Silicon detector assembly for x-ray imaging: A Silicon detector for x-ray imaging is based on multiple semiconductor detector modules (A) arranged together to form an overall detector area, where each semiconductor detector module includes an x-ray sensor of crystalline Silicon oriented edge-on to incoming x-rays and connected to integrated circuitry for registration of x-rays interacting in... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100204944 - Clock circuits and counting values in integrated circuits: A clock circuit for an integrated circuit having at least one MOS transistor. The clock circuit includes a first circuit for inducing a degradation of the transistor as a function of time and means for measuring a parameter of the transistor that reflects a lowering of the performance of the... Agent: Docket Clerk
20100204945 - System and method for detecting fluid delivery system conditions based on motor parameters: Systems and methods for detecting various system conditions in a fluid delivery system (such as an HVAC system) based on a motor parameter are disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention relate to detecting: filter condition, frozen coil condition, register condition, energy efficiency, system failure, or any combination thereof. Embodiments of... Agent: Thompson Coburn LLP
20100204946 - Self-test power management unit: Systems and methods are disclosed for a self-testing power management unit (PMU) in an electronic device. Self-testing may enable the testing of PMU power supply outputs while reducing the need for test points to conserve circuit board real estate. In one embodiment, a PMU is placed in self-test mode, and... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC
20100204947 - Bridge fault removal apparatus, bridge fault removal method, and computer readable medium comprising computer program code for removing bridge fault: A bridge fault removal apparatus includes a bridge fault extraction unit configured to extract a bridge fault from layout information of a semiconductor integrated circuit, a test pattern generator configured to generate the test pattern aiming at the bridge fault extracted by the bridge fault extraction unit, a logical value... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100204948 - System level testing for substation automation systems: Protection, measurement and control IEDs in a substation compute if switches they control may be operated safely, according to interlocking rules or physical principles as well as the dynamic topology of the substation. The IEDs have access to the substation electrical topology, to real-time information generated by other IEDs, and... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100204949 - Semiconductor test system with self-inspection of electrical channel: A semiconductor test system with self-inspection of an electrical channel is disclosed, which comprises a tester head, a plurality of parameter detection units and a self-inspection controller. The tester head includes a plurality of pin electronics cards inserted therein, in which the plurality of pin electronics cards contain a plurality... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100204950 - Automated test for consumer electronics: A method for testing a consumer electronics (CE) product that wirelessly receives user commands from an IR remote control includes obtaining command codes from the remote and correlating the command codes to respective functions. A tester can generate a test script designating the functions but the tester is not required... Agent: Rogitz & Associates
20100204951 - Method to determine thermal profiles of nanoscale circuitry: A platform that can measure the thermal profiles of devices with nanoscale resolution has been developed. The system measures the local temperature by using an array of nanoscale thermometers. This process can be observed in real time using a high resolution imagining technique such as electron microscopy. The platform can... Agent: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
20100204952 - Motion analysis device for sports: There is described a portable wrist worn device for determining information about the movement of a human body when swimming. The device comprises a waterproof housing containing: an accelerometer operable to generate an acceleration signal; a processor operable to process the acceleration signal so as to generate one or more... Agent: Price Heneveld Cooper Dewitt & Litton, LLP
20100204953 - Gesture recognition apparatus, gesture recognition method and program: A gesture recognition apparatus includes: first and second one-dimensional sensor means for detecting movement corresponding to a motion of an object in a one-dimensional direction along one detection axis and outputting a signal corresponding to the detected movement; a normalization processing means for executing processing of normalization of first and... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20100204954 - Device and a method for testing the design of a seat comprising a seat area, a backrest, and a headrestü: A method and a device are provided for testing the design of a seat comprising a seat area, a backrest, and a headrest. The method includes positioning a body simulating element with a reference measuring point on the seat by means of a robot kinematics; passive switching of the robot... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson S.c.
20100204955 - Method and system for positional measurement using ultrasonic sensing: A method for determining position and alignment is provided. The method includes monitoring a first and second sequence of ultrasonic signals transmitted from the first device to a second device, estimating a location of the first device from Time of Flight measurements of the ultrasonic signals at respective microphones on... Agent: Marc Boillot
20100204956 - Method for presenting measured results from a network analyser with a simultaneous tolerance display: A method for determining measurement uncertainty of measured values of a network analyser. For every measured value of a respectively-selected measurement type, the measurement uncertainty is calculated in an internal computer of the network analyser according to modulus and/or phase and displayed together with the respective measured value. Data required... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100204957 - Water heater monitor/diagnostic display apparatus: A water heater is provided with monitor/diagnostic display apparatus that selectively provides a user with visual or other type of indicia of the overall efficiency of the water heater. The apparatus includes a monitoring unit that may be mounted on the water heater, and a display unit that may be... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100204958 - Equipment monitoring device and remote monitoring system: An equipment monitoring device for monitoring equipment and transmitting an operational status of the equipment to a remote monitoring device that is provided in a remote location relative to the equipment includes an anomaly detection unit, an anomaly identifying unit and an anomaly reporting unit. The anomaly detecting unit is... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP
20100204959 - Method for monitoring a process automation technology network: In a method for monitoring a network of process automation technology, wherein the network includes a number of field devices, which are connected via a fieldbus with a superordinated unit, there is created for a network application, which analyzes the network, a network description, which corresponds to a device description... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100204960 - Remote fault detection and condition monitoring: Remote fault detection and condition monitoring may be provided. First, at least one electrical characteristic of at least one monitored device at a first location may be measured. Next, it may be determined whether the at least one measured electrical characteristic of the at least one device indicates that at... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC08/05/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list
20100198515 - Method for calculation of the magnification and/or distortion and method for production of a spectacle lens with low magnification and/or distortion: The invention relates to a method for calculation of the local magnification and/or the local distortion of a spectacle lens in at least one predetermined or predeterminable viewing direction, with the spectacle lens being designed to correct a refraction deficit of an eye, and having at least one object-side surface... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20100198516 - Apparatus for generating high resolution surface topology map using surface profiling and surveying instrumentation: A profiling apparatus configured to generate a high-resolution surface topology map of a surface using surface profiling data combined with surveying data. The apparatus is configured to collect both a plurality of survey sample points and a plurality of profile sample points of the surface. The profile sample points are... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP
20100198517 - Method for generating high resolution surface topology map using surface profiling and surveying instrumentation: A method for generating a high-resolution surface topology map of a surface using surface profiling data combined with data collected from a surveying instrument. The system and method involve collecting a plurality of survey sample points and collecting a plurality of profile sample points of the surface. The profile sample... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP
20100198518 - Reducing error contributions to gyroscopic measurements from a wellbore survey system: A method reduces error contributions to gyroscopic measurements from a wellbore survey system having two gyroscopic sensors adapted to generate signals indicative of at least one component of the Earth's rotation substantially perpendicular to the wellbore and indicative of a component of the Earth's rotation substantially parallel to the wellbore.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100198519 - Deep-reading electromagnetic data acquisition method: A method of measuring a parameter characteristic of a rock formation is provided, the method including the steps of obtaining crosswell electromagnetic signals between two wells and using an inversion of said signals to investigate or delineate the presence of a resistivity anomaly, such as brine in a low resistivity... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20100198521 - Chemically sensitive field effect transistors and uses thereof in electronic nose devices: The present invention provides an electronic nose device based on chemically sensitive field effect transistors. In particular, the sensors of the electronic nose device are composed of non-oxidized, functionalized silicon nanowires which can detect volatile organic compounds with very high sensitivity. Methods of use in diagnosing diseases including various types... Agent: Kevin D. Mccarthy Roach Brown Mccarthy & Gruber, P.C.
20100198522 - Computer-assisted method of analyzing a dna mixture: The present invention relates to a computer-assisted method of analyzing a DNA mixture having two or more individual contributors by use of STR technology. The method comprises the steps of obtaining, for a number of STR loci, observed peak area data vector and observed peak height data vector for each... Agent: Crockett & Crockett, P.C.
20100198520 - Method, system and computer program product for evaluation of insulin sensitivity, insulin/carbohydrate ratio, and insulin correction factors in diabetes from self-monitoring data: A method, system and computer program product for evaluating or determining a user's insulin sensitivity (SI). An initial step or module may include acquiring SMBG readings from a predetermined period. Another step or module may include computing an estimate of insulin sensitivity (SI) from the SMBG readings. Another step or... Agent: University Of Virginia Patent Foundation
20100198523 - Determining particle properties by means of superimposed fields: The aim of the invention is to model the gravitational field-induced or centrifugal field-induced separation of particles of a dispersion by means of one or more additional force fields that also influence the migration of the particles. Said aim is achieved by detecting and measuring the modified separation behavior with... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100198524 - Spectrum searching method that uses non-chemical qualities of the measurement: Methods and systems for determining information about a sample are disclosed. The methods can include measuring spectral information for the sample and determining a quantity related to a signal-to-noise ratio for the spectral information, repeating the measuring and determining until a value of the quantity is beyond a threshold value,... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20100198526 - Software for the display of chromatographic separation data: Techniques for displaying chromatographic data using a graphical user interface are provided. Chromatographic separation data that represent a series of measurements for multiple samples at a detection location over time can be displayed on a display device as a series of bands, the bands being arranged to resemble output from... Agent: Cardinal Law Group, LLC
20100198525 - System and method for interpolative calibration: Systems and methods are provided for calibrating emission data or other information signals collected during a polymerase chain reaction (PCR), amplification reaction, assay, process, or other reaction. Calibration of multiple detectable materials can be achieved during a single cycle or run, or during a plurality of runs of the reaction.... Agent: Life Technologies Corporation C/o Intellevate
20100198527 - System and method for estimating at least one characteristic of a motor vehicle suspension: The invention relates to a system for estimating at least one characteristic of a motor vehicle suspension, whereby said suspension or each suspension connects a motor vehicle wheel to the body shell thereof. The inventive system comprises means (12, 14) for acquiring vertical accelerations experienced by the wheel and body... Agent: Nicolas E. Seckel Patent Attorney
20100198529 - System and method for determining proper downforce for a planter row unit: A system and method for determining the appropriate downforce on an agricultural planter row unit that minimizes soil compaction while maintaining desired furrow depth. A load sensor is disposed to generate a load signal corresponding to loading on a depth regulation member of the row unit. In one method a... Agent: Patent Department Larkin, Hoffman, Daly & Lindgren, Ltd.
20100198528 - Systems and methods for an impact location and amplitude sensor: An impact location and amplitude sensory system is provided. Such an impact sensory system may be useful in conjunction with gaming, education, as a control and feedback mechanism for virtually any surface. One embodiment of the impact sensory system may include at least one sensor and a signal processor. The... Agent: Kang Lim
20100198530 - Estimation of non-equibiaxial stress using instrumented indentation technique: Method for evaluating an asymmetric residual stress for a material by the indentation test comprises applying the residual stresses with an uniaxial and an symmetrical biaxial tensions on the material and then performing an instrumented indentation test indenting an asymmetric indenter on the material; and comparing a slope of indentation... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100198531 - Flow meter system and method for measuring flow characteristics of a three phase flow: A vibratory flow meter (5) for measuring flow characteristics of a three phase flow is provided according to the invention. The vibratory flow meter (5) includes a meter assembly (10) including pickoff sensors (105, 105′) and meter electronics (20) coupled to the pickoff sensors (105, 105′). The meter electronics (20)... Agent: The Ollila Law Group LLC
20100198532 - Apparatus and method for measurement of tube internal diameter: A method and apparatus for determining the theoretical internal diameter of a tube of unknown internal diameter comprising an air regulation system comprising a pressure regulator and a volumetric flow meter for obtaining an actual volumetric flow rate through the tube of unknown internal diameter. Calculating a theoretical volumetric flow... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20100198533 - Gas lift well surveillance: Apparatuses, methods, and computer program products for evaluating the performance of a gas lift well are disclosed. A gas lift well surveillance kit is disclosed. A method for evaluating the performance of a gas lift well includes injecting a tracer into an annulus, measuring a concentration of the tracer present... Agent: D'ambrosio & Menon, LLP
20100198534 - System and method for monitoring the condition of a gear assembly: A system and method for monitoring the condition of a gear assembly analyzes a signal output by a vibration detector that is attached to the gear assembly. Each time that an amplitude of the signal output from the vibration detector exceeds a threshold value, the system assumes that a debris... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.
20100198535 - Power distribution unit monitoring network and components: A system to monitor power loading in a plurality of power distribution units. The system includes a power monitoring gateway with a port configured to communicate with an internet protocol network using an internet protocol address. The power monitoring gateway is also configured to communicate with the plurality of power... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP/leviton
20100198536 - Battery health assessment estimator: A battery state of health estimator and similar method, system and computer product is disclosed providing for a estimate of a state of health (SOH) of one or more batteries, comprising, estimating a sampling of internal resistances of the one or more batteries, generating a time history of the internal... Agent: Bae Systems
20100198537 - Electronic device and method for calculating remaining usable time of battery: A video camera 101 includes a liquid crystal monitor 102 and charging microcomputer 103. The charging microcomputer 103 includes a battery remaining capacity detector 13a, a timer 13b, and a usable time calculating section 13c. The usable time calculating section 13c is configured to: (i) calculate a remaining usable time... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20100198538 - Estimation of solenoid actuator force performance by analysis of voltage and current signals: A method of estimating force output of a solenoid assembly including a solenoid coil and a corresponding armature upon which the solenoid coil exerts a magnetic solenoid force is provided. The method includes a step of measuring a plurality of data points of current being drawn by the solenoid coil... Agent: Borgwarner/bhgl
20100198539 - Fast and accurate estimation of gate output loading: Embodiments of a computer system, a method, an integrated circuit and a computer-program product (i.e., software) for use with the computer system are described. These devices and techniques may be used to analyze an electrical characteristic of a logic gate electrically coupled to an output network in a stage. In... Agent: Pvf -- Synopsys, Inc C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100198540 - Signal processing apparatus and signal processing method: An apparatus includes a test signal generation unit supplying test signals to an orthogonal modulator and a control unit that based on a result of decision by comparison and decision of detection results of a detector detecting envelopes of modulated signals output from the orthogonal modulator responsive to the test... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100198541 - Management apparatus, management system, management method and computer-readable medium: A management apparatus includes: a managing unit that manages production information corresponding to each of a plurality of information processing devices; a specifying unit that specifies, based on a defect notice for at least one component and the production information on the managed information processing devices, at least one of... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20100198542 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for measuring the density of material including a non-nuclear moisture property detector: The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer program products for measuring the density of a sample construction material. According to one aspect, a nuclear density gauge is disclosed for measuring the density of a sample construction material. The material measurement gauge includes a radiation source positioned for... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20100198543 - Device and method for setting out contours, points or works and a guiding device for use therewith: A device, a method and a guiding device for setting out contours, points or works, comprising a computer-controlled measuring device provided with a movable measuring probe and a portable base unit provided with a rotatably supported elongate arm. The measuring probe is connected to the measuring device by means of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100198544 - Sensor response time accelerator: A sensor response time acceleration method including the steps of reading a signal step and an operating on the signal step. The reading a signal step includes reading a signal from a sensor, the signal representative of an environmental attribute as detected by the sensor. The operation on the signal... Agent: Taylor & Aust, P.c/deere & Company
20100198545 - Method for calibrating and operating a measuring cell arrangement: Calibrating a measuring cell arrangement having a diaphragm vacuum measuring cell, a measuring connector connected to circuitry which has a memory, a control and an interface for exchange of data with peripheral devices and a programmable heater for heating the diaphragm vacuum measuring cell to a presettable temperature includes connecting... Agent: Notaro, Michalos & Zaccaria P.C.
20100198546 - Methods and systems for temperature compensated temperature measurements: Methods and systems for compensating temperature measurements by a temperature gauge comprising a first temperature sensor and a second reference temperature sensor, having different thermal properties, located in the same temperature environment to be measured. The methods and systems compensate for errors in the measured temperatures due to variations in... Agent: Schlumberger K.k.
20100198547 - Differential pressure systems and methods for measuring hydraulic parameters across surface water-aquifer interfaces: The systems and methods described herein related to measuring hydraulic parameters across a surface water-aquifer interface. In particular, the systems include a pressure differential sensor within a watertight housing. The pressure differential sensor has two inlets, one of which is connected to a piezometer located in an aquifer, and the... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20100198548 - Diagnostic apparatus, diagnostic method and test apparatus: There is provided a diagnostic apparatus for diagnosing a test apparatus including a plurality of test modules designed to test a device under test. The diagnostic apparatus includes a configuration storing section that stores thereon configuration information describing a type and a connection of each of the plurality of test... Agent: Masao Yoshimura
20100198549 - Systems and methods for measuring at least one thermal property of materials based on a thermal bewster angle: One embodiment of the invention includes a system for measuring at least one thermal property of a material. The system includes a thermal source configured to generate an incident thermal wave that propagates through a medium and is provided onto the material at an incident angle. The system also includes... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.
20100198550 - Sensor system for semiconductor manufacturing apparatus: A chamber monitoring system may include a parallel architecture in which a single sensor control system is coupled to a number of different processing chamber control board sensor lines. In an illustrative embodiment, a single rotation sensor such as a tachometer may reside in a central control unit remote from... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100198552 - Camber tracking system: An edge detection system including an elongated sheet defining a longitudinal axis and having at least one edge and a sensor positioned relative to the elongated sheet, the sensor defining a scan field having a null zone, wherein the sensor is moveable relative to the sheet in a direction generally... Agent: Thompson Hine L.L.P. Intellectual Property Group
20100198551 - Sensor for the detection of the position of a mechanical force-transmitting device: A device for the wire-free determination of a position of a mechanical force-transmitting device, having at least one storage device for storing electrical energy, at least one sensor element which detects the position and is monitored by at least one sensor electronic unit, including at least one radio transmitter, and... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20100198553 - Absolute diameter measurement arm: A measurement apparatus calibrated to measure an absolute diameter of a part in a shop floor environment. The measurement apparatus includes a calibration that includes compensation factors for thermal expansion, shifting of measurement parts (arm, support tower, and related laser), and variances of these parts. The resulting measurements report an... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20100198554 - Measurement of thickness of dielectric films on surfaces: A system and method by which thickness of a dielectric film on substrates can be noninvasively determined is invented. The system and method are especially applicable to areas and applications where traditional techniques have proven unsuccessful or limited. According to embodiments of the present invention the present system and method... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100198555 - Plant state monitoring method, plant state monitoring computer program, and plant state monitoring apparatus: Provided is a plant state monitoring method which monitors an operation state of a plant by using the Mahalanobis distance based on the plant state amount. The method creates a first unit space as a set of data used to be a reference when judging whether the plant operation state... Agent: Kanesaka Berner And Partners LLP
20100198556 - Method and system for semiconductor process control and monitoring by using a data quality metric: During fault detection of a production process, the influence of the data communication process for communicating measurement readings to the fault detection system may be taken into consideration. In one illustrative embodiment, a data rate related parameter may be used as an input variable for a data reduction procedure, thereby... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20100198557 - Sensor apparatus: A sensor apparatus of the present invention is provided with a failure diagnosis circuit for setting as a failure diagnosis object section at least any one of a drive circuit section, a detection device, a detection circuit section and a processing circuit section, determining whether the failure diagnosis object section... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20100198558 - Multilevel timestamp detection circuit and method: Disclosed are methods and circuits for detecting and recording timestamps for multiple events (222/322, 224/324) using a single input pin (252, 352) on a real time clock (RTC) (250, 350). Signals associated with each of the events are modulated to create a multiple level composite signal (240). The RTC includes... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100198560 - Methods for anti-collision and multiple access in rfid communications: A monitoring system for an aircraft.... Agent: Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
20100198559 - Real time monitoring and control of communications networks and radio frequency distribution networks: A system and method for monitoring a communications network having a plurality of wired communication cables is characterized by a central computer and a plurality of remote sensors connected with the cables at spaced locations for sampling data at the locations and providing an indication when a fault occurs. The... Agent: Laubscher & Laubscher, P.C.
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