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Seamless tiled display system
A modular and scalable seamless tiled display apparatus includes multiple display devices, a screen, and multiple lens assemblies. Each display device is...
Methods and systems for measuring terrain height
An altitude measuring system is described that includes a radar altimeter configured to measure altitude and a digital terrain map database. The database...
System and method for automatically generating an alert message with
An automated monitoring and response system includes sensors for monitoring an actor and the actor's environment, and an alert module interfaced with the sensors...
MEMS based space safety infrared sensor apparatus and method
A space safety apparatus monitoring a volume of space encompassing a field of view (FOV) for detecting an intrusion including a gas or vapor, and includes a...
Systems and methods for position detection
A method and system to detect a position of a member movable along a defined path is described. The system includes a magnetic source, an array of sensors, and...
Tunable laser fluid sensor
A sensitive fluid sensor for detecting fluids and particularly trace fluids. The sensor may be adjustable for detecting fluids of various absorption lines. To...
A tunable bolometer device for detecting infrared light (IR) from a target at specific frequencies and in a broadband mode. The device may have an array of...
High speed rolling element bearing anti-cavitation cage
A rolling element bearing anti-cavitation cage is a circular ring with a plurality of cage pockets at predetermined intervals along a circumference of the...
Reduced axial movement error in a torque-sensing system
An improved torque sensing arrangement includes a magnetoelastic ring on a rotatable shaft, along with two or more magnetic field sensors. The ring has at least...
Controller interface with dynamic schedule display
A controller includes a programmable schedule and a user interface, adapted and configured to illustratively display at least a portion of the programmable...
In-flight communications system
An in-flight communications system and method suitable for discrete use by, e.g., an Air Marshal, includes a personal digital assistant (PDA) device having...
Systems and methods for reducing radio receiver interference from an
on-board avionics transmitter
Systems and methods for reducing interference in an enhanced radio receiver from a transmitter when both are located in the same aircraft are provided. The...
Automated configuration of security system control panels using calling
A method is disclosed of automatically configuring security system control panels by using calling number information that is provided by a telephone call made...
Ultra-low RIN fiber light source
An ultra-low RIN band fiber light source is provided. In one embodiment, the fiber light source includes at least one segment of optical fiber, one or more pump...
Method of programming security control panels for door entry device
A method of operating a control panel in a security system that includes a door entry security device in a housing suitable for mounting within a recess of a...
Radiation hardening of logic circuitry using a cross enabled, interlocked
logic system and method
A system and method for hardening a logic circuit against radiation-event effects is provided. The system may include a logic circuit, first and second...
Adaptive integrated circuit for magnetoresistive sensors
A device, system and method for adaptively tracking amplitude boundary values of a real time sensor output signal. In accordance with the method of the present...
The present invention provides a composition comprising: (a) dielectric material; and (b) porogen comprising at least two fused aromatic rings wherein each of...
Azeotrope-like compositions of iodine heptafluoride and hydrogen fluoride
Provided are azeotrope-like compositions comprising iodine heptafluoride and hydrogen fluoride and uses thereof, including methods for separating iodine...
An HVAC controller with a simplified and/or lower cost user interface. In one illustrative embodiment, the HVAC controller includes two switches, a movable...
Acoustic wave flow sensor
An acoustic wave flow sensor is disclosed, which includes a sensor substrate and an acoustic wave diaphragm etched upon the sensor substrate, wherein mechanical...
MEMS teeter-totter accelerometer having reduced non-linearty
An apparatus and method for force sensing device having a pendulous mechanism proof mass formed in a silicon semiconductor substrate and structured for rotation...
Method and apparatus for slack stealing with dynamic threads
In a multitasking system executing real-time harmonic and dynamic tasks having various priority levels, slack is stolen from both timeline and reclaimed slack to...
Audio synthesis of a currently tuned frequency
A system 10 is provided which is receptive to selective tuning at particular frequencies. The system 10 includes a display device 15, an audio synthesizer 14,...
Method and apparatus for use of multiple control systems
A method and apparatus for simultaneously controlling multiple control systems is provided. The resulting hybrid control system provides for sharing of inputs...
Method and systems for automatic zero calibration of radar altimeters
A method for operating a radar altimeter to perform a zero altitude calibration is described. The method includes determining a difference between an altitude...
Controlled environment thermal image detection system and methods
Thermal infrared image data of at least a region of a face of a person in an enclosure is provided. The enclosure, for example, may include a first enclosed...
Surface acoustic wave sensor and radio frequency identification
A wireless sensor fixture system and method are disclosed in which an antenna block is provided that includes a plurality of grooves, wherein such grooves...
Apparatus and method for wireless doorbell and security control panel
An apparatus and method for wireless doorbell and security control panel interaction is provided. The system includes a wireless doorbell, a security control...
Serially connected magnet and hall effect position sensor with air gaps
between magnetic poles
Methods and apparatus are provided for measuring the position of an object. The apparatus comprises a magnetic sensor assembly having a magnetic field source,...
Catalytic method for the production of fluoroalkylenes from
A process for producing a producing a product of the formula: R--CF.dbd.CHR.sup.1 wherein R is F or CF.sub.3 and R.sup.1 is F when R is F and is H when R is...
Elevated temperature oxidation protection coatings for titanium alloys and
methods of preparing the same
Oxidation protection of a titanium-based alloy is provided with improved fatigue properties by a titanium aluminide coating of between 2 to 12 microns by...
Acoustic wave sensor with reduced condensation and recovery time
An acoustic wave sensor apparatus is disclosed, which generally includes a piezoelectric substrate having a surface thereon. One or more interdigital transducers...
Plastic lead frames utilizing reel-to-reel processing
Reel-to-reel manufacturing methods and systems are disclosed herein. In general, one or more plastic parts (e.g., plastic substrate) can be transported on a...
System and method for using airport information based on flying
A method, system, and computer program product for using airport information based on the flying environment are provided. When a helicopter is determined to be...
Methods and systems for estimating three dimensional distribution of
turbulence intensity using radar measurements
Methods, systems, and computer program products for storing turbulence radar return data into a three-dimensional buffer. The method involves modeling the radar...
Approach monitoring and advisory system and method
A system, method, and computer program product are provided for monitoring for high energy landing approaches and advising a flight crew of an aircraft. Specific...
Bonding for a micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) and MEMS based
A method of bonding and packaging components of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) and MEMS based devices using a Solid-Liquid InterDiffusion (SLID) process...
One-step synthesis of CF.sub.3-1
A process for the preparation of trifluoromethyl iodide is provided. The process includes the step of contacting in a reactor a compound represented by the...
Environmental control system including vapor cycle system and isothermal
An environmental control system includes a catalytic reactor and a post treatment filter for cleaning incoming air, and a vapor cycle system for conditioning the...
Recessed light source for vehicle seat belts
A portable recessed light source configured for use with a vehicle seat belt, the light source including: a housing having a first housing portion and a second...
Methods and apparatus for reducing vibration rectification errors in
Systems and methods for minimizing vibration rectification error (VRE) for a closed-loop accelerometer. In one embodiment, the method includes applying a known...
Data frame selection for cytometer analysis
A system for detecting when a core stream in a channel of a flow device is adequate for sufficient data accession. The system may determine the time period from...
MEMS sensor unit for security applications
A MEMS (micro-electronic mechanical system) sensor unit is described for wireless security applications that provides an extended battery life for the MEMS...
System diagnostic mode for a security central station receiver
A system diagnostic mode is provided for a security central station receiver that monitors the operations of a large number of individual security systems over a...
Methods and systems for providing security
A security system is described which includes a base station, at least one calibration unit and at least one sensor module having at least one sensor therein....
Encapsulated surface acoustic wave sensor
Sensor package systems and methods are disclosed, which include a quartz sensor package encapsulated by an overmold material. A surface acoustic wave sensing...
Electro-mechanical actuator braking apparatus and method using motor
commutation sensor output to derive piston...
A braking system is disclosed that includes a brake (22), a ram (20) shiftable in a linear direction relative to the brake (22) for actuating the brake (22), and...
Compact VCSEL sensor with multiple sensing capabilities
The invention includes also a sensor tat includes at least one laser, at least one detector, and at least one lens system that includes a sensor surface having...