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Smart meter trust center switch
An apparatus includes a smart meter trust center switch. The switch includes a computer processor that is configured to execute a subset of functions of a smart...
Power supply compensation for an actuator
A mechanism for compensating power to a motor or actuator. Compensation may counter the effects of changing voltage levels of power to the motor and varying...
A waveguide-configuration adapter is provided. The waveguide-configuration adapter includes a horizontal waveguide and a vertical waveguide. The horizontal...
System and method for graphically displaying aircraft traffic information
using aircraft symbology
Presented herein is a system and method for graphically displaying aircraft traffic information. The system comprises an Operating Company Symbology database...
Display systems and methods for displaying enhanced vision and synthetic
A vehicle display system displays enhanced vision (EV) and captured images, for example synthetic vision (SV) images, to an operator of a vehicle. The display...
Covert bar code pattern design and decoding
Devices, methods, and systems for covert bar code pattern design and decoding are described herein. One covert bar code includes detector code and decoder code....
Anisotropic magneto-resistance (AMR) gradiometer/magnetometer to read a
A solid state magnetic sensor for sensing magnetic information on a magnetic track is provided. The solid state magnetic sensor includes at least one half of a...
Data sharing among conditionally independent parallel filters
A method for data sharing between conditionally independent filters is provided. The method comprises initializing a plurality of conditionally independent...
Light collector devices
Light collector devices and methods of operating light collector devices are described herein. One or more embodiments include a plurality of apertures, and a...
Extended range position sensor system
An extended range position sensor system includes a first set of spaced-apart magnets, a first sensor, a second set of spaced-apart magnets, a second sensor,...
Ball screw actuator including a compliant ball screw stop
An actuator includes a ball nut, a ball screw, and a ball screw stop. The ball nut is adapted to receive an input torque and in response rotates and supplies a...
Three parameter, multi-axis isolators, isolation systems employing the
same, and methods for producing the same
Embodiments of a three parameter, multi-axis isolator configured to limit the transmission of vibrations between a mass and a base are provided. In one...
Method for producing fluorinated organic compounds
Disclosed is a process for producing fluorinated organic compounds, including hydrofluoropropenes, which preferably comprises converting at least one compound...
Air purification system using ultraviolet light emitting diodes and
An air cleaning system may provide effective and evenly distributed removal of organic contaminants from airflow. An ultraviolet light emitting diode (UV LED)...
Belt and harness assembly
An escape/ladder belt and harness assembly having an improved attachment arrangement and adjustment capabilities. The assembly features a waist belt having a...
BACnet MS/TP automatic MAC addressing
A building automation and control network (BACnet) master-slave/token-passing (MS/TP) automatic media access control (MAC) addressing system having a BACnet...
Systems and methods for global navigation satellite system signal tracking
Systems and methods for satellite signal tracking are provided. In one embodiment, a GNSS tracking system comprises: a carrier demodulator that receives a...
Detecting motion in a high resolution video
Devices, methods, and systems for detecting motion in a high resolution video are described herein. One method includes dividing an image frame of a high...
Encoded information reading terminal with replaceable imaging assembly
An encoded information reading (EIR) terminal can comprise a microprocessor communicatively coupled to a system bus, a memory, a communication interface, and a...
Method for automated error detection and verification of software
A method for automated error detection and verification of software comprises providing a model of the software, the model including one or more model inputs...
Molecule sensing and identification
The present disclosure includes devices and methods for spectroscopic identification of molecules. One device includes a topological insulator layer oriented...
Sensing devices and methods
Embodiments of the present disclosure include devices and methods for humidity and temperature sensing. For example, in one embodiment, a sensing device can...
Systems and methods for monocular airborne object detection
Systems and methods for airborne object detection using monocular sensors are provided. In one embodiment, a system for detecting moving objects from a mobile...
Aircraft system and method for improving navigation performance
A high integrity navigation system and method are provided. The method comprises performing a cyclic redundancy check (CRC) of a desired flight path of an...
Systems and methods for a polarization matched resonator fiber optic
Systems and methods for a polarization matched resonator fiber optic gyroscope are provided. In one embodiment an RFOG comprises: a light source; a fiber optic...
Non-contact shift lever position detector and health status monitoring
A non-contact shift lever position detector includes a housing, a gear position shift lever, a magnet, a plurality of magnetic sensors, and a processor. The...
The present disclosure provides a method for operating an HVAC system for conditioning air of an inside space. The HVAC system has an economizer configured to...
Portable gas torch suitable for igniting a flame in combustion equipment
A portable hand held torch for use in manually igniting a standing pilot flame, a main burner flame, or any other suitable flame. In an illustrative embodiment,...
Turbine housing assembly
An assembly includes a cast cartridge component and a curved wall where the cast cartridge includes a base plate having an opening configured for receipt of a...
System and method for computing MACH number and true airspeed
A system and method are provided for calculating Mach number and true airspeed without reference to data from a pitot static sensor. The true airspeed and Mach...
Cabin pressure thrust recovery outflow valve with single door
A single valve door thrust recovery outflow valve is provided that does not rely on a relatively large and expensive actuator to move it, and does not create...
Compositions containing chlorofluoroolefins or fluoroolefins
Compositions and methods based on the use of fluoroalkene containing from 3 to 4 carbon atoms and at least one carbon-carbon double bond, such as HFO-1214,...
Reduced aircraft VHF communication antennas using multi-channel VHF radios
A multichannel two antenna radio unit device comprising a left very high frequency (VHF) radio and a right VHF radio is provided. The left VHF radio unit...
Backlight variation compensated display
Methods and apparatus are provided for compensating a liquid crystal display for changes in brightness level. The apparatus comprises a variable brightness...
Systems and methods for providing runway-entry awareness and alerting
Systems and methods for providing runway entry awareness and alerting. An exemplary system includes a processing device that determines pilot intent based on...
Aircraft systems and methods for displaying visual segment information
A display system and method are provided for an aircraft. The system includes a processing unit configured to determine a visual segment for the aircraft and to...
Cloud-based system for processing of decodable indicia
A data decoding system can comprise a client computer including an imaging device and one or more servers executing at least one decoding process. The client...
System and method for three input voting
An embodiment described herein includes a method for input channel voting. The method includes steps for sorting the three input values by magnitude into a high...
Engine operations support systems and methods for reducing fuel flow
An operations support system is provided for an engine receiving fuel. The system includes a diagnostic engine model unit configured to receive engine data from...
Circuits for determining differential and average temperatures from
resistive temperature devices
Systems for determining differential and average temperatures from resistive temperature devices are provided. In one embodiment, a device comprises a bridge...
Flow sensor assembly with integral bypass channel
Flow sensor assemblies having increased flow range capabilities are disclosed. In one illustrative embodiment, a flow sensor assembly includes a housing with an...
Systems and methods for matching scenes using mutual relations between
Embodiments of the present invention provide improved systems and methods for matching scenes. In one embodiment, a processor for implementing robust feature...
Gyroscope dynamic motor amplitude compensation for enhanced rate
estimation during startup
A system for gyroscope dynamic motor amplitude compensation during startup comprises various program modules, including an a-priori motor amplitude module...
Humidifier with scale collection features
A water boiling chamber for a steam humidifier may include an enclosure having a water volume and scale collection surfaces that are exposed to water in the...
Fluid dampers having temperature-dependent viscosity compensation and
auxiliary power unit inlet systems...
Embodiments of a fluid damper are provided, as are embodiments of an Auxiliary Power Unit inlet system including a fluid damper. In one embodiment, the fluid...
Integrated EGR mixer and ported shroud housing compressor
An exemplary compressor housing includes a compressor volute; concentric walls that define an annular passage and a compressor wheel shroud disposed about a...
Turbocharger bearing housing assembly
An assembly for a turbocharger that includes a bearing housing with a cylindrical portion with a bore configured for receipt of a bearing, an extension that...
Turbocharger and engine cylinder head assembly
A turbocharger and engine cylinder head assembly includes a center housing rotating assembly (CHRA) and an engine cylinder head defining a receptacle for...
Method for mitigating HCL generation during 1,1,2,3-tetrachloropropene
This invention is directed to a method for mitigating HCl generation during 1230xa purification, which comprises the steps of; (a) adding a chelating agent into...
Cell phone reading mode using image timer
An system contains an image capture device configured to capture an image. The system includes a lighting and exposure mechanism. The system also includes a...