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Methods and systems for briefing aircraft procedures
Methods and systems are provided for providing procedure information associated with an aircraft procedure onboard an aircraft. An exemplary method involves...
Chip on board based highly integrated imager
An apparatus for use in decoding a bar code symbol may include an image sensor integrated circuit having a plurality of pixels, timing and control circuitry for...
Athentication of device users by gaze
A method includes obtaining a gaze feature of a user of a device, wherein the device has already been unlocked using a second feature, the gaze feature being...
System and method for reducing the effects of inadvertent touch on a touch
A method and system are provided for determining if a control button on a touch screen controller (TSC) was inadvertently touched. A user gaze point is...
Wall-mounted controller with a removable portion
An example wall-mountable HVAC controller may include a controller module and a wall plate, with a hinge that allows the controller module to rotate relative to...
Motion detection devices and systems
Motion detection devices and systems are described herein. One motion detection device includes an inertial measurement unit (IMU) configured to measure...
Estimation of conventional inertial sensor errors with atomic inertial
Embodiments described herein provide for a method for obtaining an inertial measurement. The method includes obtaining multiple contiguous high sample rate...
HVAC actuator with light indicator
An HVAC actuator includes an output shaft rotatable between first and second end positions and a drive mechanism to selectively drive the output shaft toward...
Turbocharger with an annular rotary bypass valve
A turbocharger includes an annular bypass passage with an annular bypass valve disposed therein. The bypass valve includes a fixed annular valve seat and a...
Water purification compositions of magnesium oxide and applications
The present disclosure provides a composition for purifying water comprising a magnesium oxide component and a binder. The magnesium oxide component includes...
Rotorcraft tie-down detector system
A system and method is provided for alerting a crew member of a rotorcraft that at least one tie-down device is still attached to the rotorcraft is provided....
Nanofiber filtering material for disposable/reusable respirators
Embodiments relate generally to methods of manufacture of a filtration media, such as a personal protection equipment mask or respirator, which may incorporate...
Systems and methods for aircraft on-ground determination
Systems and methods for aircraft on-ground determination are provided. In one embodiment, an onboard motion controlled wireless avionics datalink gateway...
Integrated wireless module
A subassembly for an integrated wireless module is provided. The subassembly includes an integrated-wireless-module input/output (I/O) connector, a modem...
Hybrid diplexer and circulator frontend for GPS receiver and satcom modem
sharing common antenna
A hybrid diplexer-circulator system including a circulator and a modified-diplexer is provided. The circulator includes a first circulator-port, a second...
Passive drive control circuit for AC current
A circuit that may control current to a load without generating a large amount of electromagnetic interference on main lines of an AC power supply for the load...
Reusable substrate bases, semiconductor devices using such reusable
substrate bases, and methods for making the...
Reusable substrate bases for producing multilayer semiconductor devices are provided, as well as free-standing semiconductor devices and reusable substrate...
Methods and apparatus for interpreting received speech data using speech
A method for processing a received set of speech data, wherein the received set of speech data comprises an utterance, is provided. The method executes a...
System and method of speaker recognition
An authentication and authorization apparatus combines a unique identifier for a communications device with pre-stored voice recognition information. Incoming...
Onboard weather radar flight strategy system with bandwidth management
This disclosure is directed to devices, systems, and methods for enabling and operating an onboard weather display system with managed bandwidth. In one...
System and method for displaying predictive conformal configuration cues
for executing a landing
A system and method for displaying predictive cues on an aircraft display system for executing a landing after an engine failure is provided. The system and...
Video search and playback interface for vehicle monitor
A method and apparatus are provided, wherein the apparatus includes a plurality of video recordings in a database containing images of vehicles traveling within...
Ground remote control system and method for an aircraft with an electric
A ground remote control system for an aircraft includes a security pairing device configured to establish a first secure communication link and protocol between...
Tunneling magneto-resistive device with set/reset and offset straps
A sensing device exhibits a tunneling magneto-resistive (TMR) effect, and changes electrical resistance in response to a magnetic field. A first current...
Atomic referenced optical accelerometer
In some examples, a micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) optical accelerometer includes a housing comprising an internal chamber that includes a Fabry-Perot...
Utilizing a quench time to deionize an ultraviolet (UV) sensor tube
Utilizing a quench time to deionize an ultraviolet (UV) sensor tube are described herein. One method includes monitoring firing events within a UV sensor tube,...
Stationary magnet variable reluctance magnetic sensors
A position sensor for sensing whether a rotatable element is in at least a first rotational position or a second rotational position is provided. A rotor is...
Self-aligning back plate for an electronic device
An illustrative electronic assembly includes a housing and a wall plate, where the wall plate is releasably connectable to the housing. The housing and the wall...
HVAC controller having economy and comfort operating modes
An HVAC controller may be programmed to control an HVAC system according to a comfort mode and an economy mode. When the HVAC system is operating according to...
Isolators having damper-external thermal compensators and spacecraft
isolation systems employing the same
Embodiments of an isolator are provided, as are embodiments of a spacecraft isolation system employing a number of three parameter isolators. In one embodiment,...
System and method for adjusting measurement position of scanning head
A method includes receiving distance measurements from at least one scanning head that moves back and forth across at least one surface of a web of material on...
Polyamide composition for low temperature applications
A polyamide composition is formed from a low viscosity polyamide-6 and a nucleating agent. The nucleating agent includes an organic material, a first inorganic...
Process for producing 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene
The present invention relates, in part, to the discovery that the presence of impurities in a reactor for dehydrochlorinating HCFC-244bb to HFO-1234yf results...
Method to improve halogenation reactions
In the halogenation reaction of olefin/halo-olefin (i.e., organic), an excess amount of halogen gas (fluorine, chlorine, vaporized bromine and iodine, or their...
Smart shoes with wireless transmitter
A locating and tracking system includes shoes, which carry a wireless module. A user walking the area causes clicking or intermittent energizing a transmitter...
Display panel with computer icons for use with a valve controller
Fixed mobile convergence home control system
Systems and methods for controlling a building automation system with an FMC cellular device are provided. The FMC cellular device can locally interface with a...
Dual band imager
A dual band imager includes a lens to receive short wavelength and medium or long wavelength radiation from a scene to be imaged, a beam splitter positioned to...
System and method for frequency drift compensation for a dielectric
Systems and methods for frequency drift compensation for a dielectric resonator oscillator and systems and methods to reduce temperature drift in a dielectric...
Alarm system with wireless communication
A system is provided, wherein the system includes a fire alarm system within a secured area, a call station of the fire alarm system, and a cellphone that...
System and method for visualization of history of events using BIM model
A method and apparatus are provided, wherein the method includes the steps of a building information model (BIM) of a security system providing a...
Dashboard for monitoring energy consumption and demand
A system for presenting a utility consumption dashboard. The dashboard may have one or more panes for displaying energy or other utility consumption related...
Cloud computing for a manufacturing execution system
A computing cloud system includes at least one data storage unit configured to store information associated with at least one manufacturing execution system....
Method and system of managing the safety of a plurality of personal
protection equipment items
A system and method are provided for managing the safety of a plurality (10) of personal protection equipment items (11). The system and method assign unique...
Remote testing of HVAC systems
A number of methods for testing an HVAC system for a building structure from a remote location outside of the building structure are disclosed. Generally, the...
Electrochemical gas detector with carbon element
An electrochemical detector includes a carbon based element located between a separator and a current collector of an adjacent electrode. Elements can take the...
Atomic sensor physics package having optically transparent panes and
One embodiment is directed towards a physics package of an atomic sensor. The physics package includes a plurality of panes of optically transparent material...
Pressure sensor with overpressure protection
A pressure sensor may include an input for receiving an input pressure and a sense die having a sense diaphragm that is exposed to the input pressure and is...
Security device with a full length lens
A security device is disclosed, wherein the security device includes a Fresnel lens covering the entire face of the device, a housing, and a pyroelectric...
Gas turbine engine combustors with effusion and impingement cooling and
methods for manufacturing the same...
Disclosed in various exemplary embodiments are turbine engine combustors with effusion and impingement cooling and methods for manufacturing the same. In one...