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Multiple source virtual link reversion in safety critical switched
In a system that uses a switched network and virtual links (for example, an AFDX, TT-ETHERNET, or TT-Gigabit ETHERNET switched ETHERNET network), the system is...
Varible focus stereoscopic display system and method
A variable focus stereoscopic display system includes first and second lenses positioned between a viewer's eyes and a stereoscopic display that alters the...
System and method for protecting a security system
A regional security system includes a control panel which can receive one or more delay parameters, associated with a type of sensor or detector, or a portion...
High current range magnetoresistive-based current sensor
A system includes a magnetoresistive (MR) bridge circuit, a magnetic field sensor, and an adjustable load. The MR bridge circuit receives a supply voltage and...
Method for prolonging a catalyst's life during hydrofluorination
The invention provides an improved process to manufacture 2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropane (HCFC-244bb) by reacting 2-chloro-3,3,3,-trifluoropropene...
Corrugated carbon fiber preform
In one example, a method includes mixing a plurality of carbon fibers in a liquid carrier to form a mixture, depositing the carbon fiber mixture in a layer,...
Cleaning compositions and methods
The present invention relates, in part, to cleaning methods and solvent cleaning compositions including at least one hydrofluoro-olefin or ...
Apparatus and method for self-test of thermostat
An environmental control system includes at least one of a security monitoring system, or a building automation control system. A thermostat coupled to the at...
Remote control of an HVAC system that uses a common temperature setpoint
for both heat and cool modes
An HVAC system includes an HVAC unit having a cooling mode and a heating mode for conditioning the air in an inside space, and a programmable thermostat located...
Self-flushing small volume prover apparatus, method and system
A self-flushing small volume prover apparatus, method and system for removing foreign materials. A piston can be configured with a valve arrangement located...
System and method for integrity reconstitution
A method of communicating data in a network comprises receiving a copy of a message on a first channel via at least one of a first port and a second port, the...
Smart data filter for POS systems
The inventive system and method for processing transactional data in a point of sale environment that has a video device, a POS terminal and an end recording...
System for determining ambient temperature
A mechanism for indicating ambient temperature of an enclosure from temperatures determined within the enclosure. The temperatures may be obtained from two or...
Multiple truth reference system and method
A system comprises a plurality of reference navigation systems, each reference navigation system configured to generate a respective reference navigation...
Systems and methods for presentation of probable wake turbulence
Systems and methods for improving the presentation of wake turbulence information. A processor located on an ownship receives position, heading and type...
Systems and methods for arbitrating sensor and actuator signals in a
multi-channel control system
Systems and methods are provided for arbitrating sensor and actuator signals in various devices. One system includes input/output (I/O) circuitry, redundant...
Ocular and iris processing system and method
A condition based method that selects an appropriate approach among various iris and ocular image recognition algorithms for matching periocular images of a...
Vision based zero velocity and zero attitude rate update
A method comprises receiving a first frame from at least one imaging device, receiving a second frame from the at least one imaging device, analyzing at least a...
Wireless controller grids for process control and other systems and
related apparatus and method
A system includes a plurality of wireless nodes including multiple controller nodes. Each controller node is configured to execute at least one of multiple...
Apparatus and method for detecting critical nodes and critical links in a
A method includes obtaining a matrix defining a topology of a multi-hop network, where the topology identifies nodes and links between the nodes in the...
Method and system for detecting optical ring resonator resonance
frequencies and free spectral range to reduce...
A resonator fiber optic gyroscope (RFOG) is provided. The RFOG includes a gyroscope resonator having a clockwise input port and a counter-clockwise input port;...
Interactive navigation environment for building performance visualization
A tool for providing a visualization of a system may reveal an interactive navigation environment for building performance observation and assessment. The tool...
Gas valve with valve leakage test
This disclosure relates generally to valves, and more particularly, to gas valve assemblies. In one example, a valve leakage test may be performed on a valve...
System and method for monitoring restricted areas below bucket trucks,
lineworkers on power distribution poles...
A method and system (10) are provided for monitoring a restricted area (12) below a temporarily elevated worker (14) working on an elevated power transmission...
Bootstrapping access models in the absence of training data
A plurality of access models comprise patterns of accesses to resources protected by an Access Control System (ACS). The access models are used to classify the...
Ferrite circulator with asymmetric features
A ferrite element for a circulator comprises a first segment extending in a first direction from a center portion of the ferrite element; a second segment...
Method and apparatus for effective utilization of energy storage
components within a microgid
A method for effectively utilizing energy storage components within a microgrid may include the steps of connecting a first plurality of energy storage...
Azeotrope-like compositions comprising 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene
An azeotrope-like mixture consisting essentially of chlorotrifluoropropene and at least one component selected from the group consisting of a C.sub.1-C.sub.3...
Enhanced barrier multifunctional coatings for nylon films
High barrier multilayer films are disclosed that incorporate a selectively permeable outer layer and a moisture barrier nanocomposite membrane. More...
Apparatus and method for medication delivery using single input-single
output (SISO) model predictive control
A method includes receiving measurements from a sensor associated with a patient at a portable medication delivery device. The method also includes controlling...
Computer configured to display multimedia content
A computer can comprise a housing, a microprocessor disposed within the housing, a display, and a communication interface communicatively coupled to the...
Rate sensitive blanking of a path length control circuit in a gyroscope
A method and system for rate sensitive blanking in a path length control circuit of a gyroscope is provided. The method comprises determining an angular rate of...
Broadband fiber light source with high wavelength stability under
radiation for IFOG applications
A rare-earth-doped-fiber light source with wavelength stability includes a rare-earth doped fiber and an undoped fiber placed in proximity to each other and...
Personnel field device for process control and other systems and related
An apparatus includes an image recorder configured to record video images. The apparatus also includes a display screen configured to present the video images...
Object alignment from a 2-dimensional image
The present disclosure provides methods, machine readable media, and systems for object alignment from a 2-dimensional (2-D) image of the object. One or more...
System and method of anomaly detection
A method and apparatus wherein the method includes detecting a plurality of events within a security system, evaluating the events using one of a first...
Authorization system and a method of authorization
An access control system for a secure facility includes an authorization system having an interface, in the form of an interrogator, for receiving the request...
Ferrite circulator with integrated E-plane transition
A waveguide circulator system for an E-plane-layer transition includes a first waveguide including: at least N waveguide arms, and a first-interface aperture...
Fabrication techniques to enhance pressure uniformity in anodically bonded
A method of fabricating one or more vapor cells comprises forming one or more vapor cell dies in a first wafer having a first diameter, and anodically bonding a...
Apparatus and methods of infrared signal processing for motion detectors
An apparatus and method of processing signals from a passive infrared sensor evaluates energy of received signals. An integration or accumulation process can be...
Process for the manufacture of fluorinated olefins
Provided are methods for producing fluorinated organic compounds, which preferably comprises converting at least one compound of formula (I) ...
Low GWP heat transfer compositions
The present invention relates, in part, to heat transfer and refrigerant compositions and methods that include HFC-32; HFO-1234ze and HFC-125.
Photoacoustic detector with long term drift compensation
A photoacoustic detector wherein control circuits compensate for long term variations of components therein including a light source and sensing microphones....
Systems and methods for controlling light sources
A system for controlling a set of light sources may include a set of light sources, at least one optical conduit arranged relative to the set of light sources...
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...
Electric taxi auto-guidance and control system
An auto-guidance and control method and system are provided for use in conjunction with an aircraft electric taxi system, wherein electric taxi guidance may be...
Protective cover for pressure sensor assemblies
The present disclosure relates to sensors including pressure sensors, humidity sensors, flow sensors, etc. In some cases, a cover for use with a sensor assembly...
System and method for automatic camera placement
A system for automatically determining the placement of cameras receives data relating to a plurality of polygons. T polygons represent one or more of a...
Thermal protection method and system to maximize availability of electric
An electric drive system may include a plurality of heat sensitive components, at least one temperature sensor positioned in or on each of the components and a...
Integrated comparative radiation sensitive circuit
This disclosure is directed to devices, integrated circuits, and methods for sensing radiation. In one example, a device includes a radiation sensitive...