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Instrument Proving Or Calibrating

Instrument Proving Or Calibrating patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

09/18/14 - 20140260507 - Pulse duration extender
A system includes a sensor that is configured to measure an operating parameter of a machine and transmit a signal related to the measured operating parameter. The system also includes a passive signal modification circuit. The passive modification circuit is configured to receive the signal and generate a modified signal...

09/18/14 - 20140260508 - Compensation and calibration for mems devices
A sensor system includes a microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) sensor, processing circuitry, measurement circuitry, stimulus circuitry and memory. The system is configured to provide an output responsive to physical displacement within the MEMS sensor to the measurement circuitry. The stimulus circuitry is configured to provide a stimulus signal to the MEMS...

09/11/14 - 20140250969 - Spread-spectrum mems self-test system and method
A MEMS sensor includes a micro-electromechanical structure, a detection circuit, and a self-test circuit to test the health of the MEMS sensor during runtime operations. The self-test circuit is configured to inject into the micro-electromechanical structure a plurality of injected test signals that are broad-band frequency-varying frequency signals, which are...

07/24/14 - 20140202227 - User calibratable sensors
An user calibratable environmental sensors for providing a solution for environmental monitoring sensors to be calibrated by users through a simple interface whereas previously such calibration, if possible depending on hardware, could only be achieved by doing it through a factory calibration requiring the user to send his sensors back...

06/19/14 - 20140165690 - Sensor position control apparatus and method
A sensor position control apparatus and method that includes a guide rail formed to be elongated along one direction set to a longitudinal direction thereof and a position control unit coupled to the guide rail and configured to slide along the longitudinal direction of the guide rail. A sensor mount...

05/29/14 - 20140144203 - Contour standard having a rotationally symmetrical calibration region, use of the standard and method for calibrating and/or monitoring a contour measuring instrument
The invention is a contour standard, which consists of a body having a rotationally symmetrical calibration region. The rotationally symmetrical calibration region encompasses a plurality of non-cylindrical axial sections, which can be concave, convex, by forming a predefined angle as radial projection or as radial depression. The calibration region has...

05/15/14 - 20140130568 - Checking unit and method for calibrating a checking unit
The invention relates to a checking unit for checking a material web and to a calibrating method for the checking unit. The checking unit is equipped with drive means for transporting the calibration medium past the checking unit in order to detect a multiplicity of measurement values of the calibration...

03/06/14 - 20140060144 - Method and apparatus for calibrating dispensed deposits
A method of calibrating a dispenser, which has a material dispensing unit that is configured to dispense material on a substrate, includes dispensing a line of material on a surface, capturing at least one image of the line dispensed on the surface, calculating an average line width of the line...

02/20/14 - 20140047895 - Light calibration device, biological detection calibration system and operating method thereof
A biological detection calibration system includes a biological detection device and a light calibration device. The biological detection device is for detecting a biological sample and includes a light source and a controller electrically connected thereto to control the light source to emit a light. The light calibration device includes...

11/21/13 - 20130305804 - Microelectromechanical component and method for testing a microelectromechanical component
The microelectromechanical component has a semiconductor substrate (1), which has a cavity (2a) formed in the semiconductor substrate. The cavity is covered by a reversibly deformable membrane (2). A sensor (17) for detecting a deformation of the membrane (2) is formed within the region of the membrane (2). A test...

09/12/13 - 20130233043 - Method and apparatus for establishing calibration cycles based on actual tool use for tooling and instruments requiring periodic calibration
A method and apparatus for verifying calibration of a tool used in a repetitive applications, the tool having at least one part that moves with respect to another part of the tool during each repetitive application. An electronic sensor and a microcontroller operatively coupled to the tool detects and counts...

09/12/13 - 20130233044 - Sensor arrangement for detecting a safe installation state of an installation operated in an automated manner
A sensor arrangement for detecting a safe installation state of an automated installation has an input circuit designed to receive a first input signal and at least one further input signal. The first input signal depends on the safe installation state to be detected. The further input signal depends on...

08/15/13 - 20130205866 - Testing of a measuring device arrangement, corresponding measuring device arrangement and test arrangement
A method for testing of a measuring device arrangement (1), the measuring device arrangement (1) comprising a measuring device (2) which, based on the determination of a measured quantity, generates an output signal which can be tapped from a pick-off site (3) as a pick-off signal. A method for monitoring...

07/25/13 - 20130186168 - System and method for enhancing corrosion rate determination in process equipment using a telescoping/rotating sensor
A system and method for optimizing the response of a metal loss sensor which is configured in a way that its insertion depth and orientation in the process fluid are adjustable. These adjustments affect local turbulence and thereby enable achieving a desired corrosion rate at the metal loss sensor. Corrosion...

07/11/13 - 20130174633 - Method for monitoring a transmitter and corresponding transmitter
A method for monitoring a transmitter that has a measurement unit and a transmission unit which are interconnected to each other in order to transmit signals. There is at least one connecting line for supplying power to the measurement unit which determines a measurement quantity and generates a measurement signal...

07/11/13 - 20130174634 - Method for decreasing variability in a moisture analyzer
A method for analyzing moisture content in an analyzer. In one embodiment a sample is introduced into an analyzer and an initial weight is obtained. The sample is then fortified where it is allowed to pick-up moisture. The temperature of the analyzer is increased and an initial fortified point is...

04/18/13 - 20130091922 - Composite materials and calibration assemblies using the same
A calibration assembly is disclosed. In one embodiment, a calibration assembly calibrating a downhole formation evaluation tool includes a calibration base having a first geometry, a calibration insert including a first material and having a second geometry, and a second material having a third geometry and being different from the...

03/14/13 - 20130061649 - Offset error automatic calibration integrated circuit
An integrated circuit includes a transducer and transducer circuitry and additional elements useful in testing the transducer and transducer circuitry. A first power supply terminal and a second power supply terminal are for being directly connected to an external power supply terminal. A power bus is connected to the first...

11/29/12 - 20120297857 - Non-destructive liquid penetrant inspection process integrity verification test panel
A fluid penetrant inspection test panel includes a substrate having a first surface and an opposing second surface, the first surface configured to receive a dye penetrant thereon, and a plurality of sensitivity indicators formed in the first surface, the plurality of sensitivity indicators having a cross-sectional profile defined by...

11/22/12 - 20120291515 - Sensor unit and measurement method
A sensor unit is disclosed which includes a sensor and an information module. The sensor exhibits an optical behavior dependent on at least one variable of a sample. Sensor related information can be emitted by the information module as optical radiation. In embodiments the sensor related information includes calibration data...

11/22/12 - 20120291516 - Method and apparatus for providing data processing and control in a medical communication system
Methods and apparatus for providing data processing and control for use in a medical communication system are provided....

09/06/12 - 20120222464 - Film-thickness measuring device and calibration method thereof
The present invention discloses a film-thickness measuring device and a calibration method thereof. The film-thickness measuring device has at least two fixing bases disposed in different calibration positions, a carrier machine table for carrying substrates and a measuring head. The measuring head receives a label of the present substrate being...

08/09/12 - 20120198908 - Electronic device with flexible data and power interface
Electronic modules with small and flexible interfaces are disclosed. One example electronic module includes a power supply terminal configured to receive power for the electronic module and circuitry configured to carry out various functions. The functions carried out by the electronic module circuitry include simultaneously receiving both of the following...

08/09/12 - 20120198909 - Measurement signal correction apparatus and method for correcting a measurement signal
A measurement signal correction apparatus includes an analog/digital converter, a correction factor providing unit, and a measurement signal correction unit. The analog/digital converter is configured to convert an analog measurement signal read in using an interface into a digital measurement signal using a reference frequency signal. The correction factor providing...

04/12/12 - 20120085142 - Diagnosis of radiometric detectors
Described is diagnosing radiometric detectors. The pulse amplitudes of the pulses acquired by the radiometric detector can be measured and stored temporarily. The pulse amplitude distribution determined in this manner is compared to a reference amplitude distribution, whereby error diagnosis and, if applicable, recalibration of the measuring device are made...

01/05/12 - 20120000268 - Accuracy management method
There is provided a comprehensive accuracy management method attained by including the steps of: displaying operation event information in time series in an accuracy management result chart or a calibration result chart on the same screen; accumulating a characteristic daily measurement value fluctuation pattern on the basis of a kind...

12/15/11 - 20110302989 - Method for safe performance of a calibration and/or an adjusting of a measured variable of a measuring device in automation technology, especially in process analysis technology
A method for safe performance of a calibration and/or an adjusting of a measured variable of a measuring device in automation technology, especially in process analysis technology, in the case of which a calibration result or an adjusting value is ascertained and shown on a display. In order to assure...

11/03/11 - 20110265547 - Sensor, methods of calibrating a sensor, methods of operating a sensor
A scour sensor and method of detecting scour in the bed of a body of water as well as a sensor and method for determining the subgrade modulus of a subgrade are provided. The scour sensor includes an elongated rod that can be driven into the bed of a body...

10/27/11 - 20110259076 - Apparatus and method for assessing percutaneous implant integrity
Provided is an apparatus for assessing interface integrity between a medium and an implant. A first signal is translated from a motion of an impact body during impact with an abutment connected to the implant. In some embodiments, the first signal is filtered using a zero phase shift filter and...

10/20/11 - 20110252860 - Method for controlling testing apparatus
A method for controlling testing apparatus having a plurality of device stations for test, a plurality of measuring portions measuring an identical item, and a matrix switch changing a coupling combination between the plurality of the device stations for test and the plurality of the measuring portions, including: performing checking...

09/01/11 - 20110209519 - 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...

04/07/11 - 20110079071 - Accelerated weathering test apparatus with calibration-access assembly
An apparatus for accelerating the weathering effects on test specimens within a test chamber including a calibration-access assembly for replacing test sensors located within the apparatus with reference sensors when the apparatus door is closed. An improved sensor support assembly is also included. The calibration-access assembly from an improved location,...

11/18/10 - 20100288011 - Apparatus and method for portable calibration of electrofusion controllers
An apparatus and method for portable calibration of electrofusion controllers. The method includes providing a portable self-contained calibration device to an electrofusion controller. The calibration device includes internal or external dummy loads to simulate real fittings to be fused and instructs the electrofusion controller to apply electricity to these dummy...

08/19/10 - 20100206039 - System and method for variable threshold sensor
A sensor system that provides an adjustable threshold level for the sensed quantity is described. The adjustable threshold allows the sensor to adjust to ambient conditions, aging of components, and other operational variations while still providing a relatively sensitive detection capability for hazardous conditions. The adjustable threshold sensor can operate...

07/22/10 - 20100180662 - Composite materials and calibration assemblies using the same
Example composite materials and calibration assemblies using the same. An example calibration assembly for use in calibrating a downhole formation evaluation tool includes a first body comprising a first material and having a first geometry, a second body comprising a second material formed to receive the first body, wherein the...

06/24/10 - 20100154505 - Handler and method for testing the same
The invention provides a handler and a method for testing the same. The handler comprises a sorter and a testing module. The testing module further comprises a signal generator, a sensor, and a signal comparator. The signal generator generates and sends out a first handling signal. The sorter receives the...

04/08/10 - 20100083729 - System and method for testing a multimerter
A system and method for testing a multimeter provides a mechanical arm to set a gear of the multimeter. Values displayed on the multimeter are captured by a camera. The computer obtains the displayed values from captured images using a difference image method. If a difference between each two obtained...

03/18/10 - 20100064763 - Web-based system and method for configuring test equipment
A web-based system and method for configuring test equipment is provided. In one aspect, the invention provides a method for configuring a test instrument, the method including receiving a first configuration file previously generated by a web server, the first configuration file including information indicative of a configuration including at...

03/11/10 - 20100058829 - Method for querying a measurement value
A method is disclosed for querying a measurement value, wherein the measurement value is converted into a modulation signal that influences the reflective properties of a sensor antenna. A signal is emitted via a query device, wherein the signal is returned in an altered fashion by the sensor antenna and...

02/04/10 - 20100024516 - Liquid propane gas injector testing system and methods
Methods and systems for determining an LPG fuel output characteristic of an LPG injector. The output characteristic of the LPG can be determined by calculating a total mass of LPG injected into a canister of known volume by the injector during a plurality of open/closed cycles of the injector. The...

12/24/09 - 20090314051 - Method for determination of electrical properties of electronic componets and method for calibration of a measuring unit
In a method for calibration of a measurement unit for determination of electrical properties of electronic components using at least one planar calibration standard, an electrical measurement quantity is measured at two different temperatures. The electrical property of the calibration standard is known at at least one temperature or is...

12/03/09 - 20090293580 - Method for calibrating and/or adjusting a sensor, especially an electrochemical, electrophysical or optical sensor, and corresponding sensor
Described is a method for calibrating and/or adjusting a sensor (10), especially an electrochemical, electrophysical or optical sensor, wherein the sensor (10) has an evaluating electronics (12), which is embodied in such a manner, that a signal produced by the sensor (10) is essentially non-changeable by a subsequent transmission. The...

06/04/09 - 20090139297 - Calibration strip and the laser calibration system using thereof
A calibration strip and a laser calibration system using thereof are disclosed. The calibration strip is comprised of: a substrate; and a light impermissible layer, having a calibration pattern formed thereon while being formed on the substrate. The light impermissible layer is an opaque layer, being formed on the surface...

05/07/09 - 20090113980 - Method of verifying performance of optical detection apparatus and standard reagent used therefor
A method is provided in which with respect to an optical detection apparatus including an optical detection unit and a temperature control unit, whether optical signal detection and temperature control are performed accurately, i.e. the performance thereof, can be verified simply with high reliability. With respect to an optical detection...

04/16/09 - 20090095047 - Dimensioning and barcode reading system
A system and method for auto-calibrating a barcode scanning tunnel to determine the orientation of one or more cameras with respect to a range finder and a conveyor belt comprises providing a scanning tunnel having a moveable surface, at least one range finder having an orientation, at least one camera...

04/09/09 - 20090090163 - Wheel measurement systems and methods
An improved maintenance, inspection, and/or measurement solution is provided. An embodiment of the invention includes a handheld measurement device for measuring an object, such as a railway wheel on a train. The handheld measurement device can comprise a single unit to provide one handed operation and can include various features,...

03/19/09 - 20090071224 - Device for validating measurements of a dynamic magnitude
The invention relates to a device for validating measurements of a dynamic magnitude x coming from an article having main sensors placed thereon on three main axes for measuring of said dynamic magnitude x, the device including at least one additional sensor for measuring at least one additional component of...