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Data processing: measuring, calibrating, or testing December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100332137 - Casing detection: A system and method for detecting casing is provided. In one example, a method for detecting drill casing in a downhole environment includes the steps of generating a plurality of plots of a magnetic field vector (MIN) at a series of depths; and monitoring the plots to detect proximity to... Agent: Winstead PC
20100332138 - Pulsed neutron based monitoring of co2 in enhanced recovery and sequestration projects: A method for estimating a concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in a formation penetrated by a borehole, the method includes: conveying a carrier through the borehole; irradiating the formation with neutrons from a neutron source disposed at the carrier; detecting photons from the formation resulting from the irradiating; and estimating... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP- Baker Hughes Incorporated
20100332139 - Forming a geological model: A method of forming a geological model of a region of the earth includes obtaining seismic data relating to the region, the seismic data including seismic traveltime uncertainty. A seismic velocity model of the region may also be provided and includes velocity uncertainty. Ray tracing may be performed on the... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.
20100332144 - Analysis apparatus and measurement unit: This analysis apparatus includes a plurality of a plurality of measurement units of mutually identical types generating measurement data by measuring the specimens, a transporter transporting the specimens to the respective ones of the plurality of measurement units, a display, common to the plurality of measurement units, displaying the analytical... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20100332142 - Analyte testing method and device for calculating basal insulin therapy: Described herein are various methods to ensure safety and the compliance of therapeutic diabetes protocols. The method can be achieved by performing safeguards against hypoglycemia of the user prior to any change in basal insulin dosage based on the plurality of data.... Agent: Philip S. Johnson Johnson & Johnson
20100332141 - Analyzer apparatus and methods for lung disease: An apparatus arranged to give an output indicative of lung disease state, in particular Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The apparatus comprises a biomarker detection unit; a patient information input unit; a memory unit; a processing unit; and an output unit. The biomarker detection unit generates biomarker information by analyzing... Agent: Adams Intellectual Property Law
20100332140 - Method of assessing the eating experience of a companion animal: A method of assessing the eating experience of a companion animal. Further, a feeding device utilized in assessing the eating experience of a companion animal. Further, a method of modifying at least one attribute of a food product as a result of assessing the eating experience of a companion animal.... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company Global Legal Department - Ip
20100332143 - Method, computer program product and system for enabling clinical decision support: A method enables clinical decision support based on test results for a plurality of tested biomarkers. The method is executed by a data reduction module (15) and comprises the steps of receiving the test results from a testing facility (11); accessing a predefined structure in which available biomarkers are associated... Agent: Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP Intellectual Property Group
20100332145 - Detecting fission from special nuclear material sources: A neutron detector system for discriminating fissile material from non-fissile material wherein a digital data acquisition unit collects data at high rate, and in real-time processes large volumes of data directly into information that a first responder can use to discriminate materials. The system comprises counting neutrons from the unknown... Agent: Llnl/courtney, Staniford & Gregory John H. Lee, Assistant Laboratory Counsel
20100332146 - Method for characterizing reversible association of macromolecules at high concentration: A new method is presented for characterizing the associative properties of a solution of macromolecules at high concentration. Sample aliquots spanning a range of concentrations are injected sequentially into a light scattering photometer. Equilibrium association constants and association stoichiometry are derived from an analysis of the angular and concentration dependence... Agent: Wyatt Technology Coporation
20100332147 - System for estimating a gas concentration in a mixed atmosphere: A system for estimating gas concentrations in a mixed atmosphere includes (a) a plurality of sensors for providing a set of measurements, at least one of the sensors sensitive to an internal concentration of hydrogen; and (b) a processor for receiving the set of measurements and for executing a sequential... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100332148 - Device and method for measuring fine particle concentration: Disclosed is a device for measuring the concentration of the particles contained in a fluid. The device comprises a control volume body having a predetermined effective volume. An inlet path is formed at an end of the control volume body to feed the fluid into the control volume body therethrough.... Agent: Graybeal Jackson LLP
20100332149 - 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 for measuring fluid quality and/or equipment operation in a fluid treatment system includes... Agent: Vedder Price P.C.
20100332150 - Apparatus and method for analyzing a fluorescent sample disposed on a substrate: An apparatus for analysing a fluorescent sample disposed on a substrate comprises a first processor for producing first and second electrical signals derived from respective first and second light signal components received from a sample and from a substrate. The apparatus produces the first and second electrical signals such that... Agent: Kauth , Pomeroy , Peck & Bailey ,llp
20100332152 - Integrated position and parameter sensing for the muscularskeletal system: A measurement system for capturing a transit time, phase, or frequency of energy waves propagating through a propagation medium is disclosed. The measurement system comprises a sensing module (200) and an insert dock (202). The sensing module (200) includes a load sensing platform (121), an accelerometer (122), and sensing assemblies... Agent: Orthosensor, Inc.
20100332151 - Method for overload protection of sma device: A method for detecting a mechanical overload condition of an energized linear actuator to prevent commanding an activation signal to the linear actuator that may mechanically overload the linear actuator includes monitoring feedback variation of a movable element associated with the linear actuator including monitoring a present feedback signal of... Agent: Cichosz & Cichosz, PLLC
20100332153 - Method of determining fatigue life and remaining life: The present invention concerns a method of calculating the expected life of a hardened metal object in relation to a number of fatigue load cycles exerted on the hardened metal object. The method comprises determining the development of microstructural deterioration as a function of fatigue exposure time, deriving therefrom an... Agent: Skf Usa Inc.
20100332154 - Velocity based method for determining air-fuel ratio of a fluid flow: A method for determining one or more fluid flow parameters for a fluid flowing within a pipe is provided. The fluid is a mixture of solid particles and gas. The method includes the steps of: a) providing a meter operable to determine the velocity of the fluid flow through the... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20100332156 - Measurement instrument: One A/D converter and the other A/D converter have a common power supply voltage and sample an A/D conversion value at short time intervals and at a long time intervals, respectively. Both the A/D converter and the A/D converter are set in a constant active state (continuous conversion mode). This... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100332155 - Microelectromechanical viscosity measurement devices and methods thereof: A viscosity measurement device includes a flexible membrane, an actuation heating element, and a displacement sensor apparatus. The actuation heating element is on and spaced in from an outer periphery of the flexible membrane. The displacement sensor apparatus is coupled to the flexible membrane and measures and outputs a displacement... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP - Patent Group
20100332160 - Method for determining a radiation measurement for thermal radiation, arc furnace, a signal processing device programme code and storage medium for carrying out said method: In a method, a variable characterising an operational state of an electrode of an arc furnace can be determined. An electrode flow guided to the electrode is detected in the method and the structure-borne noise oscillations are detected. From the detected electrode flow, a flow evaluation signal associated with the... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20100332159 - Placement device for assembling components in electronic devices: A placement device (100) comprising a gripper (110), a holder (120) and a resilient structure (130). The gripper and the holder are at least moveable relative to each other along a first axis (z), wherein the resilient structure (130) biases the gripper in a reference position relative to the holder... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney, LLP Intellectual Property Department
20100332161 - Monitoring system and method for wiring systems: A system for monitoring one or more components of an aircraft wiring system component is provided. The system comprises at least one sensor configured to detect one or more partial discharges produced by a respective one of the components of the aircraft wiring system and to generate at least one... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20100332162 - System for testing matrix type connector: A system for testing a matrix type connector includes a data collecting circuit, a control circuit, a storage unit, and a display unit. The data collecting circuit collects the connector pins' information, and transmits the collected pins' information to the control circuit. The storage unit is electrically coupled to the... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100332163 - Methods, device and installation for locating a defect in an electric link: A method for detecting a defect in an electric link, which transmits, at a first moment, an electric signal having a predetermined propagation speed from an end of the electric link, and detects, at a second moment, reception of an echo of the electric signal. The method further establishes a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100332164 - Communication device for household electric appliances and monitoring system using said device: A communication device, for connecting one or more electrical appliances to a remote service centre, comprises a control unit (AMC), means (PLG) for connecting the device (HG) to an alternating voltage electric mains network (Vac) and means (SK) for supplying the alternating mains voltage (Vac) to a power supply line... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20100332166 - Information processing apparatus and battery degradation detection method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus is configured to be powered by a battery. The apparatus includes a charging circuit, a charging current measuring module, a charging time measuring module, and a calculation module. The charging circuit charges the battery by using power from an external power supply.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100332165 - Method of estimating pulse response using an impedance spectrum: Electrochemical Impedance Spectrum (EIS) data are used directly to predict the pulse performance of an energy storage device. The impedance spectrum of the EIS is obtained in-situ using pre-existing techniques. A simulation waveform is configured such that the period of the pulse is greater than or equal to the lowest... Agent: Jean Kyle
20100332168 - Determining plasma processing system readiness without generating plasma: A test system for facilitating determining whether a plasma processing system (which includes a plasma processing chamber) is ready for processing wafers. The test system may include a computer-readable medium storing at least a test program. The test program may include code for receiving electric parameter values derived from signals... Agent: Ipsg, P.C.
20100332167 - Method for determining the operating condition of a photovoltaic panel: Due to their exposure to extreme environments, it is expected that parts or all of a solar power system will experience degradation in performance. The degradation may be due to temporary environmental factors, such as cloud cover; damage or localized soiling; a general dirty condition; or ageing of the components.... Agent: Michael W. Caldwell
20100332170 - Multiple excitation capacitance polling for enhanced electronic capacitance tomography: Disclosed herein is a novel sensing technique, termed Multiple Excitation Capacitance Polling (MECaP), that improves the efficiency of Electrical Capacitance Tomography (ECT). Unlike traditional alternating current techniques, where excitation signal is applied to an electrode one at a time, MECaP involves simultaneously applying multiple excitation signals, in a progressively increasing... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20100332169 - System and method for testing a characteristic impedance of a signal path routing of a printed circuit board: A method for testing a characteristic impedance of a signal path routing of a printed circuit board (PCB) controls the test device to test a characteristic impedance of the signal path routing of the PCB to get test data of the signal path routing of the PCB. The method further... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100332171 - Counting device, physical quantity sensor, counting method, and physical quantity measuring method: A tension/speed measuring device comprises a laser driver for driving the oscillation of a semiconductor laser, and a counter for counting interference waveforms included in the output of a photodiode for converting the output of the semiconductor laser into an electrical signal. The counter measures the periods of interference waveforms... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100332172 - Secure test-for-yield chip diagnostics management system and method: A chip diagnostics management system includes secure design information that define production features of integrated circuit devices and are accessible according to selected levels of access privilege. A database of device defect information includes information of defects of devices produced according to the production features of the design information and... Agent: Ipsolon LLP
20100332174 - Method and apparatus for quantitating surface-binding optical resonance profiles: Empirical Profile Fits are used to quantitate Surface-binding Optical Resonance profiles. The EPF process has two stages, Calibration and Fit. In the Calibration stage, a calibration surface-binding optical resonance scan is obtained with relatively fine angle or wavelength spacing over a range sufficient to include full resonance profiles for all... Agent: Ge Healthcare Bio-sciences Corp. Patent Department
20100332173 - Systems and methods for assessing measurements in physiological monitoring devices: Methods and systems are provided for deriving and analyzing shape metrics, including skewness metrics, from physiological signals and their derivatives to determine measurement quality, patient status and operating conditions of a physiological measurement device. Such determinations may be used for any number of functions, including indicating to a patient or... Agent: Nellcor Puritan Bennett LLC Attn:IPLegal
20100332176 - Online sourceless energy calibration of multiple spectral detectors: An instrument for performing measurements downhole includes: a neutron source; at least one gamma ray detector equipped for discriminating an energy of an incident gamma photon; and an energy calibration target disposed relative to the neutron source and the at least one gamma ray detector. A method and computer program... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP- Baker Hughes Incorporated
20100332175 - Remote processing of well tool sensor data and correction of sensor data on data acquisition systems: For some embodiments, a software application for correcting sensor data in a remote database (114, 118) according to magnetic correction parameters obtained from a geophysical survey service, the sensor data obtained from directional instruments on a well tool (107, 108, 110). The remote database resides in a field computer (112)... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100332177 - Test access control apparatus and method thereof: A test access control apparatus includes test access mechanism (TAM) buses and an extended IEEE 1149.1 Test Access Port (TAP) Controller. The TAM buses support memory built-in-self-test (BIST) circuit for the memory known-good-die (KGD) test, scan chains for the logic KGD test; and through-silicon-via (TSV) chains that are configured to... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100332178 - Specific gravity measuring tool: A specific gravity measuring tool comprises a portable handheld housing supporting a plurality of electrodes at a fixed known spacing thereon and a display for displaying a determined specific gravity thereon. The electrodes are arranged to be penetrated into the object to be measured, for example a potato. The electrodes... Agent: Ade & Company Inc.
20100332179 - Wireless interface for a plurality of transducers: A wireless interface system can interface with any one of a plurality of transducers of different types, such as pressure sensors, temperature sensors, current probes and so on. In the system, all such transducers employ identical connectors with a common connecting scheme. In this manner, any transducer can be connected... Agent: Troutman Sanders LLP 5200 Bank Of America Plaza
20100332180 - Method and device for determining one or more rotational speeds of a turbocharging device, in particular for an internal combustion engine: A method is described for determining information about a rotational speed of a compressor, in particular a turbocharger, by providing a measuring signal, in particular a microwave measuring signal, which is directed at a compressor impeller of the compressor, so that the measuring signal is reflected on revolving blades of... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100332181 - System and method for determining angular differences on a potentially moving object: A boresight alignment system is disclosed. The system comprises a frame movement sensor operable to determine a reference position on an object, a frame alignment sensor operable to determine a first boresight position on the object, a data acquisition processing unit in communication with the frame movement and frame alignment... Agent: Honeywell/fogg Patent Services
20100332182 - Operation determining system, operation determining device and computer readable medium: An operation determining system includes: a position measuring unit that measures a position of a moving object with time; and an operation determining unit that determines that there is an operation of the object in a detection area when an intersecting angle between entering and exiting vectors of the object... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100332183 - Dye-doped nanoparticles, a method of manufacture of the same, and a method of determining a percentage weight of a dye which yields a required relative fluorescent intensity from a dye-doped nanoparticle: The invention provides dye-doped nanoparticles comprising silica doped with molecules of a near infra red dye comprising 4,5-Benzo-1′-ethyl-3,3,3′,3′-tetramethyl-1-(4-sulfobutyl)indodicarbocyanin-5′-acetic acid N-succinimidyl ester, and dye-doped nanoparticles derivatised with a functional group. The invention further provides a method of manufacture of dye-doped nanoparticles comprising the steps of preparing a dye mixture by dissolving... Agent: Winstead PC
20100332185 - Analytical bandwidth enhancement for monitoring telemetric signals: Some embodiments provide a system that analyzes telemetry data from a monitored system. During operation, the system obtains the telemetry data as a set of telemetric signals from the monitored system and groups the telemetry data into one or more clusters of correlated telemetric signals from the telemetric signals. Next,... Agent: Pvf -- Oracle America, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100332184 - Determining an encoding type of data: Implementations of the present disclosure provide for determining an encoding type of data. Implementations include receiving a data set from a computer-readable storage medium, decoding the data set using a first encoding type to provide a first plurality of numbers, generating a first distribution based on the first plurality of... Agent: Fish & Richardson, P.C.
20100332186 - Probabilistic estimation of a time interval between periodic events disturbing a signal: The embodiments of the invention disclose a method for a probabalistical determination of a time interval between events, wherein the events periodically disturb a signal. The method determines, as a function of time, probabilities of occurrences of the events based on values of the signal, wherein the signal is Jittered,... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20100332188 - Mobile image capture system: A mobile image capture system, a system comprising: a sensing unit for attaching to a vehicle, the sensing unit having a camera constructed and arranged to view a participant on the vehicle, the camera capturing at least one image; and processing electronics for storing data representing the captured at least... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20100332187 - Systems and method for power plant performance reconciliation: A method and system for determining the overall performance of a power plant are provided. The system includes a plurality of components includes a processor configured to generate a first reference model of the power plant and generate a first measured model of the power plant. The processor is further... Agent: John S. Beulick (17851) Armstrong Teasdale LLP
20100332189 - Embedded microcontrollers classifying signatures of components for predictive maintenance in computer servers: Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that analyzes data from a computer system. During operation, the system obtains the sensor data from a component in the computer system using a set of sensors. Next, the system transmits the sensor data to a microcontroller unit (MCU) coupled to... Agent: Pvf -- Oracle America, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100332190 - Method and apparatus for notifying sensor observation data: An apparatus and method for notifying observation data to an application program which includes a memory which stores observation data received from a sensor and time information corresponding to the observation data are provided. The apparatus includes an evaluation-data calculating unit which calculates amount-of-change evaluation data based on the received... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100332191 - Sample testing apparatus: A sample testing apparatus comprising: a first storing section for storing identification information of an operator in association with first or second attribute information; an identification information receiving section for receiving an input of the identification information of the operator; a testing section for obtaining a test result by testing... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20100332192 - Method and tools for self-describing data processing: A data set can self-describe a set of data specifications that describe the physical measurements, spatial representation, and file format of data stored in the data set. A data processing tool can self-describe a set of input specifications of the physical measurements, spatial representation, and file storage format of data... Agent: Naval Research Laboratory Associate Counsel (patents)12/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100324824 - Method for setting up a mobile machine: The invention relates to a method for setting up a mobile machine (1), particularly an automatic concrete pump, a mobile crane or a movable elevating work platform. With such a method, the subsurface (28) of a site is analyzed for the properties and/or load-bearing capacity thereof before the machine (10)... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.
20100324825 - Method and apparatus for modelling the interaction of a drill bit with the earth formation: A method of predicting a well trajectory wherein the method utilises a series of parameters to calculate the trajectory. The method is characterised in that the parameters include the angle of a drill bit (23) relative to a well bore (27), and the variation of said angle during drilling wherein... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100324826 - Determination of complex dielectric constants from electromagnetic propagation measurements: A method of determining the dielectric constant of a formation, comprising acquiring phase-related and amplitude-related measurements for electromagnetic signals propagating though the formation from a transmitter to a receiver; deriving a complex-valued quantity comprising terms relating to the phase shift and attenuation of the signals; defining a one-component complex-valued relationship... Agent: Schlumberger Oilfield Services
20100324827 - Fluid responsiveness measure: A method and system for measuring fluid responsiveness of a patient is disclosed. Information related to fluid responsiveness of a patient may be derived from a PPG signal, for example, by analyzing the PPG signal transformed by a continuous wavelet transform. Other techniques for deriving information related to fluid responsiveness... Agent: Nellcor Puritan Bennett LLC Attn:IPLegal
20100324830 - Handheld optical sensor for measuring the normalized difference vegetative index in plants: A handheld sensor is disclosed. The sensor has a microcontroller, a current pulse control unit coupled to a light emitting diode (LED), and a photodiode. The microcontroller controls the current pulse control unit to provide a pulsed illumination of a target plant and the photodiode reads the magnitude of the... Agent: Fellers Snider Blankenship Bailey & Tippens
20100324829 - Method of selecting hla-dp4 ligands and the applications thereof: A method of selecting a test molecule that binds to HLA-DP4 by (i) incubating HLA-DP4 with the test molecule and a labeled peptide of formula (I) Z1X1X2X3X4X5X6X7X8X9Z2 thereby forming respective complexes, wherein Z1 and Z2, which may be identical or different, are each either zero or from 1 to 100... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100324828 - Sensor device for and a method of sensing magnetic particles: A sensor device (50) for sensing magnetic particles (15), the sensor device (50) comprising a substrate (25) and a sensing unit (11, 20) provided on and/or in and/or near the substrate (25) and being adapted for sensing a detection signal indicative of the presence of the magnetic particles (15), and... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100324831 - Dating art objects: In a method of dating paintings in particular from the last two hundred years isotopes of a selected element are detected which are found in living plants and used for making binding agents of artistic paint. In the detection only the relative concentration of the two isotopes in relation to... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC
20100324833 - Mass analysis data processing apparatus: A product ion spectrum is created on the basis of MS2 analysis data respectively obtained for a parent compound and a metabolite (S1 and S2). Additionally, a neutral loss spectrum, in which the mass of each product ion is replaced with a mass difference between the mass of the product... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100324832 - Method and system to measure the concentration of constituent elements in an inhomogeneous material using libs: A system and method to improve the accuracy of the measure of constituent element(s) in a sample containing domains potentially including the constituent element(s) are described herein. For each domain, the volume of the domain is estimated and the concentration of the constituent element(s) in the domain is determined using... Agent: Bcf LLP
20100324834 - Device and method for radiometric measurement of a plurality of samples: The invention relates to an apparatus for radiometrically investigating a plurality of samples, with: a radiation device providing a plurality of radiation elements, a radiation element comprising at least one emitter element, wherein the radiation device preferably provides at least two emitter elements which provide radiation with different radiation spectra,... Agent: Arnold & Porter LLP Attn:IPDocketing Dept.
20100324835 - Method and device for securely storing data: A system for providing secure access to mechanical data associated with the mechanical properties of a concrete mass. The system includes a logger associated with the concrete mass and having at least one sensor adapted to measure physical properties of the concrete mass and generate sensor data indicative of the... Agent: Dunlap Codding, P.C.
20100324836 - Corrosion and erosion corrosion type determination from parametric shape representation of surfaces: Different types of localized corrosion, erosion corrosion and other types of corrosion may be detected and identified by examining or viewing a solid surface where corrosion is occurring or has occurred to obtain an image therefrom. The image is then represented as a three-dimensional mathematical surface, which is then fit... Agent: Mossman, Kumar And Tyler, PC
20100324837 - Torque testing system and method: An exemplary torque testing system includes a first screwdriver, a second screwdriver, a height measuring device, and a processor. The first screwdriver turns the first structure into the second structure using a maximum torque until the depth of the first structure turned into the second structure equals a predetermined minimum... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100324838 - Sensing device with whisker elements: A sensing device includes an elongated whisker element having a flexible cantilever region and a base region where a change in moment or curvature is generated by bending of the cantilever region when it contacts an object. One or more sensor elements cooperatively associated with the whisker element provide one... Agent: Edward J. Timmer Suite 205
20100324839 - Vibratory pipeline diagnostic system and method: A vibratory pipeline diagnostic system (100) is provided. The system (100) comprises at least one vibration generator (104) adapted to be affixed to a pipeline, at least one vibration sensor (107) adapted to be affixed to the pipeline, and a processing device (111) in communication with the at least one... Agent: The Ollila Law Group LLC
20100324841 - Capacitive detection systems, modules and methods: Capacitive detection systems, modules, and methods. In one embodiment, time interval measurement(s) are generated that are monotonic functions of the capacitance(s) of capacitive sensor(s) in a capacitive sensing area. In one embodiment, the generated time interval measurement(s), or any other monotonic function(s) of capacitance(s) of capacitive sensor(s) in a capacitive... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100324840 - Method and apparatus for testing valve control system: A method and apparatus are disclosed for testing a valve control system in an aircraft fuel supply system having a plurality of control valves, wherein the control system includes relay means for outputting control signals to each of the plurality of control valves. The method includes providing connection means for... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20100324842 - Method and apparatus for detecting possible correlations between signal patterns: A method for detecting possible correlations between signal patterns of a power signal used by an electronic device during execution of operations, including setting couples of windows including respective pairs of sequences of the sampling values. The method includes computing values of correlations between the respective pairs of sequences. Each... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20100324843 - Method and device for measuring the electric power of a universal electric motor powered by sinusoidal alternating voltage: A method of measuring the electric power of a universal electric motor (4) connected to an electric power mains (6) by a Triac (7) and supplied by sinusoidal alternating voltage (V(t)), the method determining a first (ton) and a second (toff) instant at which the current (I(t)) supplied to the... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client Nos. 006912 And 026912
20100324844 - Method and system for protecting an electrical power transmission network: A method and system for protecting an electrical power transmission network comprising the steps of: measuring a voltage and a current at a first location in the network other than at a generator in the network; determining positive and negative sequence voltages and currents based on the measured voltage and... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP
20100324845 - Intelligent electronic device with enhanced power quality monitoring and communication capabilities: An intelligent electronic device (IED) has enhanced power quality and communications capabilities. The power meter can perform energy analysis by waveform capture, detect transient on the front end voltage input channels and provide revenue measurements. The power meter splits and distributes the front end input channels into separate circuits for... Agent: Electro Industries/ Gaugetech C/o Hespos & Porco LLP
20100324848 - Apparatus and method for testing state of charge in battery: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for estimating a state of charge (SOC) in a battery, in which the battery SOC is estimated using a fusion type soft computing algorithm, thereby accurately estimating the battery SOC in a high C-rate environment. The apparatus includes a detector unit for detecting current,... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP
20100324847 - Battery gas-gauge circuit and method thereof: A battery gas-gauge circuit and method thereof are provided. The battery gas-gauge circuit includes a sensing resistor, a voltage-to-current conversion circuit, a subtractor, a comparator, a logic circuit and a power-management unit. In the voltage-to-current conversion circuit, two conversion circuits thereof obtain two voltage signals according to the two ends... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100324846 - Method and system for estimating battery life: Methods and systems for estimating remaining life of an automotive propulsion battery are provided. A total usable capacity of the battery is calculated based on cycling the battery. A first component of degradation is calculated based on driving throughput of the battery. A second component of degradation is calculated based... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gm)
20100324849 - Amplitude computing apparatus and amplitude computing method: An amplitude computing apparatus includes: a mean or median value computing unit configured to compute a mean or median value of a distribution of an input signal that changes sinusoidally; a mode value computing unit configured to compute a mode value of the distribution of the input signal; and an... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100324850 - Static noise margin estimation: In a particular embodiment, a method is disclosed that estimates a total static noise margin of a bit cell of a memory. The method includes determining a correlation coefficient of a left static noise margin of the bit cell as compared to a right static noise margin of the bit... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100324851 - Method for determining the exhaust gas temperature of a vehicle engine: The invention relates to a method for determining the exhaust gas temperature of a vehicle motor using a temperature probe comprising a temperature sensor and a protective tube, which surrounds the temperature sensor and projects into an exhaust gas flow. According to the invention, a corrected temperature value is calculated... Agent: Walter A. Hackler
20100324852 - Determining the resonance parameters for mechanical oscillators: The prior art describes the application of mechanical oscillators for the measurement of corrosion and/or deposition. Mechanical oscillators employ the use of resonance parameters, frequency and the quality factor Q, for the measurement of corrosion or deposition. However, the prior art does not consider the required precision for measuring frequency... Agent: Exxonmobil Research & Engineering Company
20100324853 - Real-time self-calibrating sensor system and method: A system and method for calibrating a sensor of a characteristic monitoring system in real time utilizes a self-calibration module for periodic determination of, and compensation for, the IR drop across unwanted resistances in a cell. A current-interrupt switch is used to open the self-calibration module circuit and either measure... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20100324854 - Memory-daughter-card-testing method and apparatus: A memory daughter card (MDC) is described, having a very high-speed serial interface and an on-card MDC test engine that allows one MDC to be directly connected to another MDC for testing purposes. In some embodiments, a control interface allows the test engine to be programmed and controlled by a... Agent: Lemaire Patent Law Firm, P.l.l.c.
20100324855 - Systems and methods for remote electronics device testing: Testing systems and methods are operable to perform diagnostic testing of a remote electronic device under test (DUT). An exemplary embodiment establishes a communication link between a diagnostic test device and the electronic DUT, receives a plurality of diagnostic commands from the electronic DUT, each of the plurality of diagnostic... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham PLLC
20100324856 - Industrial roll with sensors arranged to self-identify angular location: An industrial roll includes: a substantially cylindrical core having an outer surface; a polymeric cover circumferentially overlying the core outer surface; and a sensing system. The sensing system comprises: a plurality of sensors embedded in the cover, the sensors configured to detect an operating parameter of the roll and provide... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20100324857 - Method for diagnosing an actuator for a boost pressure system of an internal combustion engine: A method for diagnosing an actuator for a boost pressure system of an internal combustion engine, in which the actuator is controlled using a triggering signal, and a state variable of the boost pressure system which is at least an indirect function of the triggering signal is detected. The triggering... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100324858 - Method and device for determining the change in the footprint of a tire: A method for determining a change in the footprint of a tire, on the basis of a signal, which may be assigned to the rotation of the tire, is output by a sensor, and corresponds to an acceleration, the determination being performed by the following: recording at least one acceleration... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100324859 - Apparatus, system, method, and computer program product for registering the time and location of weapon firings: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention sets forth an apparatus for registering time and location of a weapon firing of a weapon. The apparatus includes a microcontroller, a pressure sensor located in proximately to the weapon and adapted to determine pressure data based on air pressure in proximity to... Agent: Venable LLP
20100324862 - Azimuth processing device, azimuth processing method, azimuth processing program, direction finding device, tilt offset correcting method, azimuth measuring method, compass sensor unit, and portable electronic device: An azimuth processing device is designed for outputting azimuth data based on measurement data sequentially output from a compass sensor. In the device, an accumulation section selectively accumulates substantially new pieces of the measurement data. An offset data updating section updates offset data of the compass sensor based on plural... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100324860 - Signal emitting or receiving pointer: A signal emitting or receiving pointer and method for its use to enable the determination of the geometrical center of a rotating gantry. The pointer has emitters or receivers installed on the pointer and the signals sent or received as the gantry is rotated allow the calculation of the geometrical... Agent: Collen Ip
20100324861 - Systems and methods for behavioral monitoring and calibration: Systems and methods for the analysis of the diverse behaviors of animal subjects in defined areas are provided, including tools for filtering and analysis of high-resolution behavioral data. These systems and methods provide an opportunity to examine behavioral patterns with levels of precision and quantization that have not been previously... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP
20100324864 - Apparatus and imaging method with synthetic aperture for determining an incident angle and/or a distance: The invention relates to an imaging method with synthetic aperture for determining an incident angle and/or a distance of a sensor from at least one object in space, wherein at each of a number of aperture points one echo profile is sensed. Advantageously, for several angles assumed as the incident... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100324863 - Method and system for correlating weapon firing events with scoring events: An exemplary embodiment, the present invention sets forth a method for correlating at least one weapon firing event to at least one scoring event. The method comprising: receiving information relating to a first scoring event; receiving information relating to a first weapon firing event; calculating an angle between a reference... Agent: Venable LLP
20100324865 - Method and system for measuring patterned structures: A method and system are presented for determining a line profile in a patterned structure, aimed at controlling a process of manufacture of the structure. The patterned structure comprises a plurality of different layers, the pattern in the structure being formed by patterned regions and un-patterned regions. At least first... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20100324866 - Testing system and method for video chip: A testing system for a video chip to be tested stores a video file in advance. The testing system uses a sample video chip to play all frames of the video file and outputs first video data. A video chip to be tested is installed into the testing system to... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss12/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100318296 - Identifying vegetation attributes from lidar data: Aspects of the present invention are directed at using LiDAR data to identify attributes of vegetation. In this regard, a method is provided that identifies the location of individual items of vegetation from raw LiDAR data. In one embodiment, the method includes selecting a coordinate position represented in the LiDAR... Agent: Weyerhaeuser Company Intellectual Property Dept., Ch 1j27
20100318297 - Irradiance mapping leveraging a distributed network of solar photovoltaic systems: A computer processor implemented method of developing irradiance mapping using a distributed network of solar photovoltaic systems, the method comprising the steps of: selecting a predetermined geographic area having at least five solar photovoltaic systems to provide a photovoltaic system; calibrating the photovoltaic system; reversing the photovoltaic system performance model... Agent: Meredith & Keyhani, PLLC
20100318298 - In-field configuration of land survey sensors: Described herein are implementations of various technologies for a method for in-field configuration of land survey sensors. One or more planned positions of the sensors may be received. One or more actual positions of the sensors be determined. The actual positions may be sent to the sensors while the sensors... Agent: Westerngeco L.L.C. Kevin Mcenaney,IPDept
20100318299 - Synchronizing a seismic data acquisition network: Described herein are implementations of various technologies for a method for configuring a seismic data acquisition network. A first message may be received from a first node of the seismic data acquisition network over a first direct communication link. The first message may comprise a first precision quality of a... Agent: Jeffrey E. Griffin,IPDept. Westerngeco L. L. C.
20100318301 - Method and system for assessing immune system response: A method and system for determining the extent to which a patient will respond to a therapeutic regimen by assessing how that regimen will impact the functioning of a patient's immune system. An extent to which a patient will respond to a therapeutic regimen may be assessed based on a... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20100318300 - Method for object recognition: A method for recognizing an object that has a plurality of expressions of abstract object characteristics, and is associated with an object characteristic class of a hierarchical system of object characteristic classes stored in a first memory. The method includes i) observing at least one location at which the object... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20100318302 - X-ray imaging apparatus, x-ray imaging method and method of controlling x-ray imaging apparatus: A simplified X-ray imaging apparatus is capable of computationally determining effective atomic numbers with small error factors even for light elements. The X-ray imaging apparatus has an X-ray generation unit 101 (400) for generating X-rays and a detector 105 (405) for detecting X-rays transmitted through an object of examination 104... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100318303 - Method and system for measuring deflection of a hollow component of a wind energy system from a normal position: The invention relates to a method for measuring deflection of a substantially elongated hollow component (B) of a wind energy system from a normal position, extended such that it can be used to determine the deflection of the hollow component (B) of a of a wind energy system from a... Agent: Sand & Sebolt
20100318304 - Bearing for wheel with sensor: A bearing assembly for a vehicle wheel with a sensor in which load acting on the bearing assembly and/or a tread surface is accurately detected is provided. The bearing assembly includes rolling elements between outer and inner members, a load detecting device in one of the outer and inner members... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100318306 - Capacitive voltage sensor: Apparatus for monitoring the voltage of electricity supplied on a cable (121) are described. The apparatus includes a sense electrode housed in an electrically-insulative housing to form a capacitive coupling (127) between the sense electrode and the cable. The housing may be of the clamp-on type. A sense capacitor (128)... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100318307 - Method for adjusting or calibrating a vehicle surrounding sensor, and a vehicle surrounding sensor adjustment or calibration system: A method according to the invention for adjusting or calibrating a vehicle surroundings sensor (15) comprises the steps of: attaching at least one target pair (20, 22) to the rear wheels (12, 14) of the motor vehicle (7); recording the target pair (20, 22) using at least one measuring unit... Agent: Michael J. Striker
20100318308 - Calibration in indirect tire pressure monitoring: A method, system and computer program product for detecting a tire pressure deviation in a tire of a vehicle by determining tire pressure indicating data indicative of a tire pressure condition of the tire and determining tire pressure deviation data indicative of a tire pressure deviation in the tire.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100318309 - Compensating for system delay and/or extraneous illumination in analyte analyzation: A sensor that determines information related to a gaseous analyte in a body of fluid. The sensor comprises an emitter, a luminescable medium, a radiation sensor, and a processor. The emitter emits electromagnetic radiation having an oscillating intensity. The luminescable medium communicates with the body of fluid and emits luminescent... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100318311 - Driver calibration methods and circuits: Described are amplifiers that facilitate high-speed communication with calibrated drive strength and termination impedance. Drivers and termination elements can be divided into a number N of parallel portions, one or more of which can be disabled and updated without interfering with signal (e.g., clock or data) transmission. Some embodiments identify... Agent: Silicon Edge Law Group, LLP
20100318310 - Off-chip supply of calibration data: The present disclosure relates to off-chip supply of calibration data.... Agent: Spryip, LLC Ifx
20100318312 - Simplifying determination of whether a display controller provides video output with desired quality: An aspect of the present invention enables a tester (person) to specify multiple test cases of interest to test a display controller, and executes the test cases in a batch mode to cause the display controller to generate corresponding video output. The tester is provided the ability to specify whether... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP
20100318313 - Measurement methodology and array structure for statistical stress and test of reliabilty structures: System and method for obtaining statistics in a fast and simplified manner at the wafer level while using wafer-level test equipment. The system and method performs a parallel stress of all of the DUTs on a given chip to keep the stress time short, and then allows each DUT on... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20100318314 - Polymorphic automatic test systems and methods: An Analog/mixed signal automatic test system includes a software architecture that creates a virtual composite instruments through novel software dynamic allocation of low level resources. These virtual composite instruments provide backwards and forwards compatibility to a variety of automatic test equipment, known or available on the market. The virtual composite... Agent: Ivan David Zitkovsky Ph.d PC
20100318315 - Method and system for simulating a proximity-based transaction device: A system and method for testing and calibrating electronic contactless payment devices including reference payment cards and readers. The contactless payment devices transmit data by load modulating a subcarrier of an RF carrier signal. The system and method involve use of a common mode rejection (CMR) circuit to demodulate a... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100318316 - Insulation test cryostat with life mechanism: A multi-purpose, cylindrical thermal insulation test apparatus is used for testing insulation materials and systems of materials using a liquid boil-off calorimeter system for absolute measurement of the effective thermal conductivity (k-value) and heat flux of a specimen material at a fixed environmental condition (cold-side temperature, warm-side temperature, vacuum pressure... Agent: Nasa John F. Kennedy Space Center
20100318317 - Method and apparatus for inspecting internal pressure of can of canned goods: In order to judge the acceptability of internal pressure of a can accurately based on the displacement of the can, a pair of displacement sensors (2, 3) facing each other coaxially are arranged perpendicularly to the carrying direction of a carton case (C) such that the center of an encased... Agent: Cheng Law Group, PLLC
20100318320 - Method for the computer-aided calculation of the movement of an object using sensor data: A method for the computer-aided calculation of the movement of an object using sensor data from a sensor arranged on the object is provided. The sensor data comprise measuring point set measured at different time points, and the movement of the object is determined between different measuring point sets. From... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100318318 - Methods for estimating location using signal with varying signal speed: Robust methods are developed to provide bounds and probability distributions for the locations of objects as well as for associated variables that affect the accuracy of the location such as the positions of stations, the measurements, and errors in the speed of signal propagation. Realistic prior probability distributions of pertinent... Agent: Louis J. Hoffman, P.C.
20100318319 - Projection apparatus: The invention relates to an apparatus (1) for projection of a specified pattern (17) onto an installation surface (15) whose geometry is previously known, which comprises a laser projector (2) for projection of the pattern (17) onto the installation surface (15), a separate laser distance measurement device (3) based on... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20100318321 - Pedestal navigation system: This invention provides a pedestal for a TV, video or cine camera comprising a base supported on at least three steerable wheel units, a steering system for the wheel units for maintaining the wheel units in parallel alignment with one another, a monitoring system for the wheel units and the... Agent: Fellers Snider Blankenship Bailey & Tippens
20100318322 - Methods and systems for locating targets: A system target location includes one or more sensors operable to determine a location of a target and generate a set of coordinates corresponding to the target. The system further includes a system controller operable to receive one or more sets of coordinates from the one or more sensors, generate... Agent: Baker Botts LLP
20100318323 - Multi-channel training system and method: A system for training employees anywhere, anytime, using the Internet or a similar network using a multi-channel teaching method. The system ensures that employees view and understand important company policies, and can be used to implement important training such as sexual harassment and diversity training campaigns. The organizational information and... Agent: W. Edward Ramage
20100318324 - System and method for diagnosing home appliance: A system and method for diagnosing a home appliance are disclosed. The home appliance outputs product information as a predetermined sound signal, and transmits the sound signal to a service center of a remote site over a communication network, such that a service technician of the service center can easily... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100318325 - Signal processing device: The invention relates to a signal processing device having a first signal processing unit (101), a second signal processing unit (103), a third signal processing unit (105), and a safety unit (107). The first signal processing unit (101) and the second signal processing unit (103) are operable in parallel for... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC12/09/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100312477 - Automated log quality monitoring systems and methods: Disclosed systems and methods provide automated log quality monitoring, thereby enabling fast, on-site determination of log quality by logging engineers as well as re-assurance to interpreters faced with geologically-improbable features in the logs. Such uses can provide early detection of logging issues, increase confidence in acquired logs, reduce unnecessary duplication... Agent: Krueger Iselin LLP (1391)
20100312478 - Log processing in highly deviated wellbores: A method for processing well logging data includes method dividing the well logging data into a number of constant dimensional effect segments, where each constant dimensional effect segment defines an interval having a similar dimensional effect on the log response. The well logging data is taken from a highly deviated... Agent: Schlumberger Oilfield Services
20100312479 - Use of chemically and geologically consistent constraints for obtaining elemental chemistry downhole: A method for estimating a lithotype of an earth formation, the method includes: obtaining at least two different energy spectra of radiation received from the earth formation using the logging tool, each energy spectrum having at least one of a natural gamma-ray spectrum, a fast neutron-induced inelastic spectrum, and a... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP- Baker Hughes Incorporated
20100312480 - Method for monitoring fluid flow in a multi-layered system: A method for monitoring the movement of fluid through a subsurface formation of interest, comprising: a) providing a set of signals obtained by transmitting seismic waves through the formation of interest and receiving signals emanating from the multi-layered system in response to the seismic waves with one or more receivers... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20100312481 - Moveout correction of seismic data: A method of processing seismic data including pressure data and pressure gradient data to obtain gradients of moveout corrected pressure data, comprising applying a move-out correction function to the pressure gradient data; and adding a correction term dependent on a moveout corrected time-derivative of the pressure data and a spatial... Agent: Schlumberger-doll Research Attn: Intellectual Property Law Department
20100312483 - Algorithms for calibrating an analyte sensor: Disclosed are embodiments that relate to algorithms and methods for calibrating an analyte sensor, and more particularly, to algorithms for calibrating an optical glucose sensor comprising an equilibrium fluorescent chemical indicator system. In particular, a method of detecting an analyte concentration is disclosed where a modified Michaelis-Menten equation comprising Michaelis-Menten... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100312482 - Fret detection method and device: When FRET efficiency is measured quantitatively by removing uncertain elements of fluorescence detection information, calibration information prestored in a storage means while including at least the leak rate of donor fluorescence component emitted from a donor molecule, the leak rate of acceptor fluorescence component emitted from an acceptor molecule, and... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP
20100312485 - Method and arrangement for determination of the individual incretin sensitivity index of a subject: A computer-aided method for determination of a subject's individual incretin sensitivity index determines the individual metabolic situation in the form of the personal metabolic situation of the subject. The individual incretin effect factor and the effect found of the administered incretin mimetic or incretin enhancer by simulation for the mean... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.
20100312486 - Methods for analyzing high dimensional data for classifying, diagnosing, prognosticating, and/or predicting diseases and other biological states: A method of diagnosing, predicting, or prognosticating about a disease that includes obtaining experimental data, wherein the experimental data is high dimensional data, filtering the data, reducing the dimensionality of the data through use of one or more methods, training a supervised pattern recognition method, ranking individual data points from... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20100312484 - System for monitoring of and managing compliance with treatment for obstructive sleep apnea using oral appliance therapy and method therfor: A system and method for monitoring of and managing compliance with treatment for obstructive sleep apnea using oral appliance therapy comprises a sensor module installed in an oral appliance, a data communications facility for communicating with the oral appliance, a control module, and a central database for storing data. Data... Agent: Beeson Skinner Beverly LLP
20100312487 - Mass analysis data analyzing method and apparatus thereof: In deducing the composition of an unknown metabolite, information on the kind of reaction and the component which is added or dropped is provided, based on the prediction and knowledge on the pathways of metabolism (S5). Then, based on the information, the kind of elements and the maximum value of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100312489 - Mass spectrometer: A product ion spectrum is created on the basis of MS2 analysis data respectively obtained for a parent compound and a metabolite (S1 and S2). Additionally, a neutral loss spectrum, in which the mass of each product ion is replaced with a mass difference between the mass of the product... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100312488 - Method for detecting a level of contamination of a particle sensor, and particle sensor: In a method for detecting a level of contamination of a particle sensor provided with two electrodes situated on an insulator material for generating an electrical field, the insulator material is heated to above a limiting temperature of the insulator material at which the insulator material begins to become conductive.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100312490 - Method for determination of carbon dioxide emissions from combustion sources used to heat a working fluid: A method for determining carbon emissions from a steam generation system is disclosed. It includes measuring a first energy of feedwater entering into a steam generation system and measuring a second energy of steam exiting the steam generation system. The first energy is subtracted from the second energy to determine... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Alstom Power
20100312491 - Method for transmitting a software module to a measuring point: Method for operating a measuring point having a base unit and a sensor unit, wherein the latter couples via a pluggable connector coupling with the base unit; the base unit serves for energy supply of the sensor unit, for data exchange with the sensor unit and for communication with a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100312492 - method for determining the state of a road surface and method of generating a log over the use of a vehicle: A method for determining the state of a road surface on which a vehicle has traveled includes the steps of: a) retrieving a signal representative of the distance between the wheel axle and the vehicle body; b) providing, from the retrieved signal, a band pass filtered first component; c) calculating... Agent: Wrb-ip LLP
20100312493 - Corrosion inspection and monitoring system: A system for in-situ near-real-time detection and monitoring of corrosion in structures with the ability to directly track the presence and growth of corrosion on a structure by measurement of material loss in the structure attained by analysis of high frequency wave propagation dynamics. The Corrosion Inspection and Monitoring (CIM)... Agent: Ober / Kaler C/o Royal W. Craig
20100312494 - Process and apparatus for testing a component using an omni-directional eddy current probe: A method for testing a component using an eddy current array probe is provided. The method includes calibrating the eddy current array probe, collecting data from the eddy current array probe for analysis, and processing the collected data to at least one of compensate for response variations due to a... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation
20100312496 - Devices, systems and methods of detecting defects in workpieces: Device and method for detecting a defect in a workpiece with a broadband transducer (10), a driving circuit connected to the transducer to operate the transducer in a actuator mode, a signal output circuit connectable to operate in a sensor mode, a control for selectively connecting the transducer to the... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC
20100312495 - Intermodulation scanning force spectroscopy: We have invented a method of sensing a surface by driving a resonator with two or more frequencies and exploiting the nonlinear phenomenon of intermodulation. When a resonator (for example an oscillating cantilever) with a sharp tip is brought close to a surface, the non-linear tip-surface interaction generates intermodulation response... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100312497 - Method and device for determining critical buffeting loads on a structure of an aircraft: A method and device for determining critical buffeting loads on a structure of an aircraft is disclosed. The device (1) comprises means (2, UC) implementing a semi-empirical method for determining the critical loads generated by some buffeting on the structure of the airplane.... Agent: J. Rodman Steele Novak Druce & Quigg LLP
20100312499 - System for measuring liquid flow rates: A system for monitoring non-volatile residue concentrations in ultra pure water includes a nebulizer for generating an aerosol composed of multiple water droplets, a heating element changing the aerosol to a suspension of residue particles, and a condensation particle counter to supersaturate the dried aerosol to cause droplet growth through... Agent: Frederick W. Niebuhr Haugen Law Firm Pllp
20100312498 - Three dimensional air flow sensors for data center cooling: Techniques for airflow analysis are provided. In one aspect, a mobile sensing device is provided. The mobile sensing device includes an airflow sensing system having a plurality of airflow sensing units arranged in a grid. Each airflow sensing unit includes a first air passage that contains at least one first... Agent: Michael J. Chang, LLC
20100312500 - Array of electromagnetic radiation sensors with on-chip processing circuitry: A system comprises an illumination system to illuminate a sensor device with a reference beam of electromagnetic radiation and with electromagnetic radiation from a subject. A Doppler shift of the radiation from the subject occurs, if the subject is moving, vibrating, or is a flowing fluid. The sensor device provides... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100312501 - Detecting device for fuel injector: A detecting device for a fuel injector includes a sensor unit and an ECU. The sensor unit is provided with a fuel pressure detection circuit which outputs a pressure detection signal in response to a fuel pressure. The ECU computes the fuel pressure based on a voltage value of the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100312502 - System for detecting leaks in single phase and multiphase fluid transport pipelines: This patents refers to a system developed for detecting leaks in single-phase and multiphase fluid transport pipelines characterized by use measurements cells (3), sensors (4), locals processors (5) and neural models, where the measuring sensors (4) and the measurement cells (3) are installed at a number of locations along the... Agent: John Alexander Galbreath
20100312503 - Method for determining filling time: The invention relates to a method for determining the filling time for filling at least one material separator (1) provided with a fill level sensor (12) and a requirement sensor (11) in delivery systems made of at least one reservoir (4) with bulk material. In the beginning, with empty lines... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100312504 - Lateral, angular and torsional vibration monitoring of rotordynamic systems: Exemplary embodiments provide a surface of a rotating element with both a phase reference mark and a plurality of additional marks. A proximity probe detects the passage of both the phase reference mark and the plurality of additional marks as they rotate through a detection zone. Both a phase reference... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC
20100312505 - Short-circuit recognition method for an electric network: A short-circuit recognition method is disclosed, especially an early short-circuit recognition method, for an electric network. In at least one embodiment, in order to improve the switching times of protective devices, the current and the first and second temporal derivation thereof are continuously and consecutively determined at the same time... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100312506 - Distance-to-fault measurement system capable of measuring complex reflection coefficients: Techniques are disclosed for computing distance-to-fault (DTF) in communication systems. The techniques can be embodied, for instance, in a DTF system that provides a multi-port probing device and DTF functionality, including computing distances to faults and the fault magnitudes. In addition, the DTF system is further configured with the ability... Agent: Bae Systems
20100312507 - Test apparatus: Provided is a test apparatus that tests a device under test, comprising a clock recovering section that recovers a clock signal from an output signal output by the device under test; an acquiring section that acquires the output signal at a timing corresponding to the clock signal; an adjusting section... Agent: Masao Yoshimura
20100312508 - Methods and systems for calibrating stimulus-response testing systems: Methods are provided for calibrating stimulus-response test systems which include a stimulus output device for delivering a stimulus to a subject; and a response input device for receiving a response from the subject. One such method comprises: sensing the stimulus event output by the stimulus output device; recording a calibrator... Agent: Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel, LLP
20100312509 - Calibration techniques for an electronic compass in a portable device: Measurement data is collected from a magnetic sensor in a portable device, while the device is being carried by its end user and without requiring the end user to deliberately rotate or position the device while the output data is being collected. For example, the device may be held in... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100312510 - Dynamic compass calibration in a portable device: The magnitude of a sensed, raw magnetic field in a portable device is monitored over a given time interval. The monitored magnitude is compared with predetermined criteria. Based on the comparison, recalibration of a compass function is signed. Other embodiments are also described and claimed.... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100312511 - Method, system and computer program product for correcting software keyboard input: A method for correcting software keyboard input includes the following steps. A first set of touch coordinates from a user is obtained. The first set of touch coordinates includes a first horizontal touch coordinate and a first vertical touch coordinate. A horizontal calibration model and a vertical calibration model are... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100312512 - Single light source automatic calibration in distributed temperature sensing: System and method for auto correcting temperature measurement in a system using a fiber optic distributed sensor and a single light source by making use of both spontaneous and stimulated Raman backscattering.... Agent: Michael A. Ervin
20100312514 - Method of calibrating a measurement sensor: a step of adjusting a correcting parameter according to the measurement results of the second measurement step, in order to determine, as a function of the signal produced by the transducer and of the predefined function, the measured value of the physical quantity from the signal reduced by a correcting... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100312513 - Restoring and storing magnetometer calibration data: Responsive to a recalibration trigger event, magnetometer data output by a magnetometer can be compared to historical magnetometer data previously output by the magnetometer. If a match is determined, a confidence of the match can be determined using theoretically constant data related to Earth's magnetic field. The constant data can... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100312515 - Test apparatus, performance board and calibration board: Provided is a test apparatus that tests a device under test, comprising a waveform generator that generates a test signal to be supplied to the device under test; a digitizer that measures a response signal output by the device under test; a judging section that judges acceptability of the device... Agent: Masao Yoshimura
20100312516 - Protocol aware digital channel apparatus: In one embodiment, provided is a protocol specific circuit for simulating a functional operational environment into which a device-under-test is placed for functional testing. The protocol specific circuit includes a protocol aware circuit constructed to receive a non-deterministic signal communicated by a device-under-test and to control a transfer of the... Agent: Teradyne, Inc. C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20100312517 - Test method using memory programmed with tests and protocol to communicate between device under test and tester: In an embodiment, a test method is implemented to test an integrated circuit that includes at least one processor. The method may include programming a memory to which the integrated circuit is coupled during testing with one or more test programs. The integrated circuit may be booted, and the processor... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.
20100312518 - Integrated circuit arrangement: An integrated circuit arrangement has a signal input 20 and a signal output 60, a signal processing unit 100 which is connected to the signal input 20 and to the signal output 60, a noise source 50 for generating a noise signal, and a noise line 55 which connects the... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates LLC
20100312519 - Automatically identifying geographic direction: Automatically identifying a geographic direction (e.g., a heading relative to true north) is disclosed. Responsive to a correction trigger event, geographic position data that identifies a geographic position of the device can be obtained. A magnetic declination based on the geographic position data can be obtained. A magnetic heading of... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100312520 - Dimension measuring apparatus: An exemplar dimension measuring apparatus includes a objective, a stage for fixing a workpiece, a projecting member located between the objective and the stage, a light source under the stage, configured for illuminating the workpiece such that a projection of the workpiece is formed on the projection member, an eyepiece... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100312521 - Electronic pedometer: To realize miniaturization and detection of a walk state in which no arm is swung in an electronic pedometer in which at least a walk sensor is used in a state of being worn on a wrist. An acceleration sensor is disposed so that a sensitivity axis of the acceleration... Agent: Bruce L. Adams, Esq. Adams & Wilks
20100312522 - Method and system for identifying systemic failures and root causes of incidents: A method and system for identifying systemic failures and a root cause of incidents in a work environment. Failures, causes, and impacts related to a sample of incidents can be investigated in order to identify one or more systemic failures and root causes of the systemic failure(s). The incident details... Agent: Honeywell/ortiz & Lopez Patent Services
20100312523 - Systems and methods of reducing a component of a signal caused by vibration: A vibration detection circuit. The circuit includes an accelerometer, a combining filter, an amplifier, and an analog to digital converter. The accelerometer generates one or more signals indicative of movement along an axis. The combining filter filters a component of the one or more signals not associated with movement and... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP12/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100305859 - Portable environmental monitoring instrument: A portable environmental monitoring instrument comprising: a housing comprising a main body and a cap; a display mounted to the housing; a processing circuit disposed within the main body, the processing circuit electrically connected to the display; a light sensor mounted to the housing and electrically connected to the processing... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
20100305860 - Filtered model output statistics (fmos): A computer-implemented method to provide stabilized and spatially smooth regression coefficients for weather forecast error correction from small training data sets. In accordance with the present invention, an MOS estimate of the regression coefficient calculated from a small data set can be optimally combined with a smooth prior estimate of... Agent: Naval Research Laboratory Associate Counsel (patents)
20100305861 - Systems and methods to process oilfield data: Systems and methods to process oilfield data are disclosed. An example system for processing oilfield data includes a first computer comprising a first processor and first memory and a second computer coupled to the first computer, the second computer having a second processor and a second memory. The example second... Agent: Schlumberger K.k.
20100305862 - Borehole compensated resistivity logging tool having an asymmetric antenna spacing: A compensated resistivity logging while drilling tool having axially asymmetrically spaced transmitters is configured to provide compensated resistivity measurements. In one exemplary embodiment, the tool includes first and second compensating transmitters, preferably deployed axially symmetrically between first and second spaced receivers. The tool further includes a plurality of transmitters deployed... Agent: Smith International Inc. Patent Services
20100305863 - Characterizing an earth subterranean structure by iteratively performing inversion based on a function: To characterize an earth subterranean structure using a measurement assembly including electromagnetic (EM) receivers and one or more EM sources, measured voltage data collected by EM receivers in response to transmission by one or more EM sources is received. Based on a model, predicted EM data is computed. Inversion is... Agent: Schlumberger Oilfield Services
20100305864 - Drill bit tracking apparatus and method: An apparatus is provided for assessing the location of a drill bit underground. The apparatus includes an acoustic sound generator that is driven by the drilling mud supplied to the drill bit. The sound generator a characteristic string of pulses, which may be termed a signature or key. The key... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20100305865 - Estimating velocities with uncertainty: A method and apparatus for estimating velocity in a subsurface region. Seismic data for a subsurface region may be received. One or more attributes for the seismic data may be calculated. A posterior distribution may be generated. The posterior distribution may represent one or more probabilities of one or more... Agent: Westerngeco L.L.C. Kevin Mcenaney,IPDept
20100305866 - Estimating fluid flow in a reservoir: The present disclosure relates to a method to improve the performance of reservoir simulators, and to widen the range of systems that can efficiently be modeled. The present disclosure relates to determining fluid flow in a subsurface reservoir. One embodiment divides the reservoir into discrete volume elements. Fluid within the... Agent: Schlumberger Information Solutions
20100305867 - Analysis of aquious sample by light transmittence: A method for analysis of an aqueous sample includes determining a first reading of a sample, and comparing the first reading to a first read index to determine a first read probability wherein the first read probability gives either a positive or a negative result for the sample. The method... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100305868 - Method and system for determining whether a drug will be effective on a patient with a disease: A process of determining whether a patient with a disease or disorder will be responsive to a drug, used to treat the disease or disorder, including obtaining a test spectrum produced by a mass spectrometer from a serum produced from the patient. The test spectrum may be processed to determine... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20100305869 - Transcutaneous analyte sensor: The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for measuring an analyte in a host. More particularly, the present invention relates to systems and methods for transcutaneous measurement of glucose in a host.... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olsen & Bear, LLP
20100305870 - Detection of gas voids in pipe using guided wave: A gas detection system for the detection of gas voids in piping systems. The gas detection system includes a transmitter, a receiver, and a computer. The transmitter is positioned at a designated point on a piping circuit and is adapted to transmit guided waves into the piping circuit. The receiver... Agent: Trego, Hines & Ladenheim, PLLC
20100305871 - Method and system for a filter: The present invention relates to a system for determining particle transmittance Tx of a filter for use with a particle detection system to provide a filter warning for aspirated particle detection systems by detecting a level of first particles having a size indicative of smoke particles and which pass through... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100305872 - Apparatus and method for measuring the properties of petroleum factions and pure hydrocarbon liquids by light refraction: A Method and apparatus to accurately measure and display various properties of hydrocarbons and petroleum factions for a small volume of sample in a short period of time in one test with less cost and energy for the analysis by the method of light refection. The refraction of light through... Agent: Litman Law Offices, Ltd.
20100305873 - Method and apparatus for spectral deconvolution of detector spectra: Embodiments of the invention pertain to a method and apparatus for spectral deconvolution of detector spectra. In a specific embodiment, the method can be applied to sodium iodide scintillation detector spectra. An adaptive chi-processed (ACHIP) denoising technique can be used to remove the results of stochastic noise from low-count detector... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association
20100305874 - Electronic wear state determination in a valve arrangement: A method is provided for determining the electronic wear state of a valve arrangement for controlling a process medium flow. A valve element is arranged to move axially within a valve housing, is reset by a spring, and is moved by application of control pressure via an I/P converter. The... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100305875 - Pipeline in-line inspection system: Disclosed herein is an in-line inspection system for providing recorded measurements of internal deviations of pipeline walls. It is particularly adapted for use with pipelines carrying gas or liquid (fluids) to diagnose pipeline defects including partial obstructions by dents, out-of-round portions, or valves which reduce the available cross section and... Agent: Krueger Iselin LLP (sc)
20100305876 - Non-destructive inspection system having self-aligning probe assembly: An inspection system comprises a sensor configured to acquire inspection data of the object, a motion control device, a joint assembly coupled to the motion control device, and a probe housing coupled to the joint assembly and configured to hold the sensor. The inspection system further comprises a compliant element... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20100305877 - Laser-based ultrasonic measurements of cellular ceramic bodies during thermal processing: Laser-based ultrasonic (LBU) systems and methods for measuring at least one material property of a ceramic cellular ceramic body during thermal processing are disclosed. The method includes subjecting the ceramic cellular ceramic body to a temperature cycle within an interior of an oven having first and second windows. For a... Agent: Corning Incorporated
20100305878 - Measuring system: A measuring system for tensile or compressive tests is provided. A set of mirrors includes a first plane mirror and a second plane mirror. The angles between the first plane mirror and the first axis and between the second plane mirror and the first axis are both a specific included... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20100305879 - Drive device comprising a drive shaft and a device for detecting torque: A drive device, which has a drive shaft mounted in such a way as to rotate about an axis, two driving cranks which are connected to the drive shaft in an angularly rigid manner in relation to the axis in the peripheral direction, and an output element which is connected... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP
20100305881 - Gas pressure determination in a gas/liquid flow: An apparatus and method is provided for determining the static gas pressure in a gas/liquid flow. The apparatus and method may be non-invasive relative to the flow to be analyzed. The apparatus and method may include swirling a multiphase flow so that the flow is separated into a gas core... Agent: Schlumberger-doll Research Attn: Intellectual Property Law Department
20100305880 - Gas/liquid flow rate determination: A method and system is provided for measuring a flow rate of a gas/liquid flow. The method and system for measuring the flow rate include flowing a swirling gas/liquid flow separated into a gas core and a liquid outer layer through a conduit containing a constriction having a reduced conduit... Agent: Schlumberger-doll Research Attn: Intellectual Property Law Department
20100305882 - Method and apparatus for monitoring multiphase fluid flow: A method and apparatus for monitoring multiphase fluid flow passing within a pipe is provided. The method includes the steps of: a) providing a flow pressure value and a flow temperature value for the multiphase fluid flow within the pipe; b) providing a fluid flowmeter operable to be attached to... Agent: Expro Meters, Inc.
20100305884 - Methods for determining the quantity of precursor in an ampoule: Methods of determining an amount of precursor in an ampoule have been provided herein. In some embodiments, a method for determining an amount of solid precursor in an ampoule may include determining a first pressure in an ampoule having a first volume partially filled with a solid precursor; flowing an... Agent: MoserIPLaw Group / Applied Materials, Inc.
20100305883 - System and method for monitoring and controlling pressure relief valve performance: Methods, systems, and programs for monitoring operation of one or more pressure relief valves, each relief valve containing an internal flow passage with a valve seat and valve plug disposed therein. The temperature of a fluid is sensed in the internal flow passage downstream of the valve seat. A valve... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100305885 - System and method for detecting adulteration of fuel or other material using wireless measurements: A method includes transmitting wireless signals toward material in a tank. The method also includes receiving first return wireless signals reflected off a surface of the material and identifying a level of the material in the tank using the first return wireless signals. The method further includes receiving second return... Agent: Honeywell/munck Patent Services
20100305886 - Kurtosis regulating vibration controller apparatus and method: A vibration control system provides a user-specified value of kurtosis as well as user control over a baseline random spectral density profile. The baseline random spectral density profile and a signal that embeds the desired value of kurtosis are summed in the frequency domain prior to forming a time-domain output... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20100305887 - Voltage monitoring in an advanced metering infrastructure: Disclosed are apparatus and methodology for monitoring voltage at individual utility meters in a distribution system together with voltage levels at a substation associated with the distribution system. Voltage measurements are made over a predetermined time interval and compared to plural sets of threshold values.... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.A.
20100305888 - Method and device for determining load flow in an electrical power supply system: A method allows determining load flow in a symmetrical electrical supply grid, particularly a symmetrical electrical distribution grid having asymmetrical loads. The load flow is typically solved within an electrical supply grid by means of an extensive matrix system. The determination of power, voltage, and current at certain node points... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20100305891 - Methods for reading data in a utility meter: In one aspect, the present disclosure relates to a method to read energy-related data in a power meter. In one exemplary embodiment, the method includes the step of sending a request message to an on-premise processor, directing the on-premise processor to read energy-related data from a power meter, using an... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20100305889 - Non-intrusive appliance load identification using cascaded cognitive learning: A method of identifying energy consumption associated with at least one appliance is provided. The method includes measuring an energy consumption signal, obtaining publicly available information of a location of the at least one appliance and estimating a plurality of probabilities of energized appliances based on the energy consumption signal... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20100305890 - System and method for evaluating power usage: A system and method for evaluating power usage, applicable to a power consumption environment provided among a power supplying device, a battery, and a power supplying network, are provided. The method includes: receiving, by a receiving module, information about power usage, information about characteristics of the power supplying device, information... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20100305892 - Near-isotropic antenna for monitoring electromagnetic signals: One embodiment provides a system that analyzes a target electromagnetic signal radiating from a monitored system. During operation, the system monitors the target electromagnetic signal using a near-isotropic antenna that includes a set of receiving surfaces arranged in a regular polyhedron. Next, the system obtains a set of received target... Agent: Pvf -- Oracle America, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100305893 - Baseline setting method: The figure is fixed in a given position. If peaks are seen in the positive Y direction, the minimum value of the difference in height between the spectrum and the figure in the range where the figure is present on the X-axis. The minimum value and the height of the... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP
20100305894 - Method and device for determining the frequency distribution of the signal levels of a measured signal measured in overlapping observation intervals: A method for determining the frequency distribution of the signal level of a measured signal measured respectively in overlapping observation intervals via a time or frequency raster. The method includes determining the incrementation of a memory cell in a first memory to be implemented for each measured signal level of... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100305895 - Distributing a clock in a subterranean survey data acquisition system: A technique includes determining a first difference between a time that a first network element of a seismic acquisition network receives a first frame pulse from a second network element of the seismic acquisition network and a time that the first network element transmits a second frame pulse to the... Agent: Westerngeco L.L.C. Kevin Mcenaney,IPDept
20100305896 - Field device for process instrumentation: A field device for process instrumentation, in particular a measuring transducer, comprising an analogue output to which a two-wire line is connectable for transmitting an analogue output signal. The output circuit contains a controller with an actuator connected downstream for the analogue output signal. A monitoring unit monitors whether an... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20100305897 - Method of applying the analysis of scrub mark morphology and location to the evaluation and correction of semiconductor testing, analysis, and manufacture: By examining scrub mark properties (such as position and size) directly, the performance of a wafer probing process may be evaluated. Scrub mark images are captured, image data measured, and detailed information about the process is extracted through analysis. The information may then be used to troubleshoot, improve, and monitor... Agent: Dicke, Billig & Czaja, PLLC Attn: Christopher Mclaughlin
20100305898 - Apparatus and method for measuring dynamic rigidity of a main shaft of a machine tool: An apparatus for measuring dynamic rigidity of a main shaft of a machine tool with high accuracy. The apparatus includes an unbalanced master that is attached to the main shaft and of which position of a center of gravity is offset with respect to a center of rotation of the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100305899 - Method and apparatus for accurate acquisition of inertial sensor data: The subject matter disclosed herein relates to a system and method for receiving a plurality of signals generated by a plurality of sensors adapted to detect physical movement of a mobile device with respect to a plurality of coordinate axes. A time at which at least one of the received... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100305900 - Methods of solving a process function: Methods are provided for solving a process function for modification of a non-test die for use in extrusion of a honeycomb body. The process function is solved by comparing measured widths of a plurality of slots between pins of a test die in the post-removal state and measured widths of... Agent: Corning Incorporated
20100305901 - Systems and methods of determining and correlating technical information for wheel repairs: The present disclosure generally provides systems and methods of determining technical data for wheels and wheel repairs. The system and method could include a graphical user interface (GUI) to input data associated with a wheel. The input data could include information associated with outer and inner radial thicknesses of the... Agent: Klemchuk Kubasta LLP
20100305902 - Method for characterizing hiding of coating compositions and apparatus used therefor: The present invention is directed to an apparatus and a method that characterizes the hiding of coating compositions, such as automotive OEM and refinishes paints. The method is directed to sequentially storing in a computing device hiding data obtained by measuring the color difference (ΔRGB) in reflections of light and... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company Legal Patent Records Center
20100305903 - Tea timer and method of calculating steep tim: A tea timer for determining a tea steeping time and optionally a tea steeping temperature is described. The tea timer includes a temperature measuring component, for example, a thermometer or thermistor enabled probe, for measuring temperature of a fluid and a control body having a display and circuitry. The display... Agent: Lathrop & Gage LLP
20100305904 - Portable apparatus and method for testing and certification of laser-based speed measuring devices: A portable test and certification unit for laser-based speed measuring devices (traffic laser guns, etc.) is provided. The test and certification unit is capable of performing manual, semi-automatic and automatic measurements on laser guns, ensuring no “missed” steps in the certification process. The unit is optionally supported by a general-purpose... Agent: Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
20100305905 - Determination of beam parameters for unflattened photon beams: A method for determining a beam parameter of an unflattened photon beam generated by an accelerator includes measuring radiation dose values in the plane perpendicular to the beam propagation direction, determining the extension of the unflattened beam using a definition of the beam extension of a flattened beam. The method... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & LionePrevious industry: Data processing: vehicles, navigation, and relative location
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