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Three-laser resonator fiber optic gyroscope with enhanced frequency
A resonator fiber optic gyroscope comprises a master laser that emits a reference optical signal, a first slave laser that emits a first optical signal and is...
Ring laser gyroscope with integrated polarization
A ring laser gyroscope comprises a laser block that defines an optical closed loop pathway configured to contain a lasing gas. A plurality of mirror structures...
Battery holder for an electronic device
A heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) controller may include a housing and a printed circuit board (PCB) situated within the housing. The PCB may...
Flame detection in a fuel fired appliance
A control system for a fuel-fired appliance and methods of operating are disclosed. When an electrical characteristic of a flame detector fails to cross a...
Cold-worked metal articles including luminescent phosphor particles,
methods of forming the same, and methods...
Cold-worked metal articles, methods of forming cold-worked metal articles, and methods of authenticating cold-worked metal articles are provided. In an...
Fabrics, laminates and assembles formed from ultra-high molecular weight
polyethylene tape articles
Fabrics, laminates and assembles formed from ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene tape articles. The tape articles have an average cross-sectional aspect...
System for integrated lighting control, configuration, and metric tracking
from multiple locations
A mechanism for control and configuration of a lighting system from a user interface. For instance, a wall module designed as a user interface for a tenant to...
Wireless sensor time synchronization
A method including running a local low frequency clock in a node in a network during a battery conserving sleep mode, waking from the sleep mode at a time...
Voice control module for mobile instruments
A mobile device includes a pressure sensor, a light sensor, a microphone, and a microphone cover. The mobile device is configured to power on upon one or more...
Automated load tracking and system tuning mechanism for wireless charging
A system includes at least one active energy transfer coil and a first passive energy transfer coil. The active energy transfer coil is configured to couple...
User authentication of voice controlled devices
Methods, systems, and devices are described herein. One method can include receiving a voice command from a user at a voice controlled device, determining a...
Scalar product based spacing calculation
A method is described that includes receiving, by a spacing system of an ownship aircraft, a current position of the ownship aircraft and a reference position...
Extended-range closed-loop accelerometer
A microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) accelerometer with extended operational capabilities beyond a closed-loop saturation. The present invention combines the...
Apparatus and method for reading gauges and other visual indicators in a
process control system or other data...
A portable apparatus includes a camera configured to capture images of multiple visual indicators. Each visual indicator, such as a gauge or meter, includes a...
Auxiliary power units (APUs) and methods and systems for activation and
deactivation of a load compressor therein
Auxiliary power units and methods and systems for activation and deactivation of a load compressor therein are provided. Auxiliary power unit includes the load...
Anisotropic bearing supports for turbochargers
A rotating assembly for a turbocharger can include a center housing that includes a through bore having a central axis; a bearing cartridge positioned in the...
Oximation of KA oil by-product
The present disclosure provides methods for separating ketones and alcohols. In one embodiment, the methods and compositions disclosed are useful in separating...
Methods and apparatus for continuous noise exposure monitoring
A method for continuously monitoring noise exposure level of a person via measuring sound level within an ear canal of the person using a sound measurement...
Hierarchical tree network using TDMA protocol with 802.11 infrastructure
nodes for fire detection systems and...
A system includes multiple nodes, where each node includes one or more 802.11 wireless radios. The nodes are arranged in a hierarchical tree structure in which...
System and method for digital predistortion
The radio system comprises a radio unit and an antenna unit coupled to the radio unit. The antenna unit is physically separate and located remote from the radio...
Capacitive power system having a service life extending approach
A capacitive power system having a service life extending approach. The system may have an ultra or super capacitor with high capacitance. A predetermined...
Enhanced outlier removal for 8 point algorithm used in camera motion
A method to filter outliers in an image-aided motion-estimation system is provided. The method includes selecting eight-image-points in a first image received...
Method of using camera sensor interface to transfer multiple channels of
scan data using an image format
A computer system for decoding a signal of decodable indicia. The computer system includes a laser scanner configured that outputs a signal of decodable indicia...
Auxiliary gas diffusion electrodes for diagnostics of electrochemical gas
An electrochemical gas sensor includes additional gas diffusion electrodes incorporated to carry out one or more diagnostic functions while the sensor is...
System and method for graphically displaying airspace speed data
A system and method are provided for graphically displaying airspace data including speed restrictions on an aircraft display. The system comprises an avionics...
Computer assisted human machine interface display
Methods and apparatus are provided for selectively balancing pilot workload. The apparatus comprises a display device configured to display a user interface...
Global positioning system (GPS) self-calibrating lever arm function
A method to calibrate at least one lever arm between at least one respective global positioning system (GPS) antenna/receiver and a communicatively coupled...
Flapper assemblies for torque motors of electrohydraulic valves
Flapper assemblies for torque motors of electrohydraulic valves are provided. The flapper assembly comprises a flapper having an upper end portion configured...
Auxiliary power units and other turbomachines having ported impeller
shroud recirculation systems
Embodiments of a turbomachine, such as a gas turbine engine, are provided. In one embodiment, the turbomachine includes an impeller, a main intake plenum in...
Operations support systems and methods with acoustics evaluation and
An operations support system is provided for an engine. The system includes a diagnostics module configured to receive engine data from the engine and to...
Monolithic LTCC seal frame and lid
A method for forming a monolithic seal frame and lid for use with a substrate and electronic circuitry comprises the steps of forming a mandrel from a ceramic...
Interface circuit for providing high speed digital communication between a
master universal asynchronous...
A circuit for providing high speed digital communication between a master universal asynchronous receiver transmitter (UART) device and a 4-20 milliamp (mA)...
Dual contact pogo pin assembly
A contact assembly includes a base and a pair of electrical contacts supported by the base. A first end of the first electrical contact corresponds to a first...
Multi-channel aspirated smoke detector
An aspirated smoke detector includes a manifold coupled to a smoke sensing chamber of the smoke detector. The manifold couples ambient smoke from a plurality of...
System and method for storing and monitoring events at security devices
An alarm or intrusion monitoring system includes a plurality of detectors which communicate with a displaced control element. Various of the detectors include...
Removing an occlusion from an image
Systems, methods, and devices for reducing an occlusion in an image are described herein. For example, one or more embodiments include a method including...
Gesture recognition system operability verification
A gesture recognition system and method verifies the operability of the gesture system by providing a test target that is configured to generate a test stimulus...
Techniques for calibrating a linear position sensor
Techniques are described for sensing a position of an object located within an enclosure over a position range. The techniques include generating an expected...
Microstructure plating systems and methods
Microstructure plating systems and methods are described herein. One method includes depositing a plating-resistant material between a microstructure and a...
Flat control panel for an electronic device
Multi-junction waveguide circulator using dual control wires for multiple
In at least one embodiment, a circulator module comprises circulators. Each circulator comprises: an internal cavity; ports extending from the internal cavity...
Magnetic field sensing using magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM)
A magnetic field sensing system includes one or more magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) cells, and may be configured to determine one or more of a...
Detector with integrated sensor platform
An integrated system platform includes a sensor containing an embedded microcontroller and associated circuitry for providing safety critical functionality....
Home automation system monitored by security system
A system is provided, where the system includes at least one security system sensor, at least one home automation device and a security system processor that...
Floor plan space detection
Methods, machine-readable media, and devices for floor plan space detection are described herein. For example, one or more embodiments include receiving an...
Surveillance system with direct database server storage
A video surveillance system includes at least one of a camera or a streamer. A data base server is coupled to the camera and can store metadata for a video clip...
Systems and methods for efficient reception and combining of similar
signals received on two or more antennas
A radio signal processing system includes a first antenna; a second antenna; a first receiver communicatively coupled to the first antenna; a second receiver...
Method and apparatus for producing fiber optic gyroscope sensing coil
using B-stage adhesive coated optical fiber
An optical fiber with a b-stageable hybrid adhesive coating includes an optical fiber and an outer jacket. The outer jacket includes at least one layer that...
Method and apparatus for configuring a filter change notification of an
Methods and systems are provided for monitoring the condition of an air filter of an HVAC system to provide an indication of when the air filter should be...
Ultra-high strength UHMWPE fibers and products
Multi-filament ultra high molecular weight polyethylene fibers can be produced according to processes that result in improved properties. The ultra high...