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Actuator with diagnostics
A system incorporating an actuator. The actuator may have a motor unit with motor controller connected to it. A processor may be connected to the motor...
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...
Helicopter collision-avoidance system using light fixture mounted radar
A helicopter collision-avoidance system is disclosed. An exemplary system includes at least one lamp, such as a light emitting diode (LED) lamp, an incandescent...
Large gap door/window, high security, intrusion detectors using
A door, or window detector incorporates a magnet and a magnetometer. Dual loop processing can be provided for real-time signals from the magnetometer, as the...
Thermo-optical array devices and methods of processing thermo-optical
Thermo-optical array devices and methods of processing thermo-optical array devices are disclosed. One method of processing thermo-optical array devices...
Combination reactor system
The present invention is directed to a combination reactor system for exothermic reactions comprising a trickle-bed reactor and a shell-and-tube reactor. This...
Inhibition of water penetration into ballistic materials
Ballistic resistant articles having excellent resistance to deterioration due to liquid exposure. More particularly, ballistic resistant fibrous composites and...
Barrier materials for mirror assemblies
Provided herein is a reflective optical construction containing a fluoropolymer barrier layer, wherein the fluoropolymer is selected from the group consisting...
Internal cyclone for fluidized bed reactor
A fluidized bed reactor comprising a reaction column having a fluid portion; a gas inflow means for flowing a gas upwardly from the fluid portion of the...
Method and system for fabricating dome shaped LTCC substrates
A system for the fabrication of dome shaped low temperature cofired ceramic (LTCC) substrates comprises a plurality of prefired substrates, a first mandrel, and...
Turbocharger variable-nozzle assembly with vane sealing arrangement
A variable-nozzle assembly for a turbocharger includes a generally annular nozzle ring and an array of vanes rotatably mounted to the nozzle ring such that the...
Turbocharger with variable nozzle having labyrinth seal for vanes
A variable nozzle for a turbocharger includes a plurality of vanes rotatably mounted on a nozzle ring and disposed in a nozzle flow path defined between the...
Throttle control assembly with integrated safety switch
A throttle control assembly includes a cable lever, a switch assembly, a throttle control device, and a switch engagement surface. The cable lever is adapted...
Turbocharger cartridge, bypass, and engine cylinder head assembly
A turbocharger assembly includes a center housing rotating assembly, which comprises a center housing, bearings housed in the center housing, a shaft rotatably...
Turbocharger cartridge and engine cylinder head assembly
An turbocharger cartridge and engine cylinder head assembly includes a turbocharger cartridge that includes some but not all of the components of a...
Apparatus and method for displaying energy-related information
A method includes receiving energy-related information associated with multiple elements in a hierarchically-arranged domain. The method also includes...
Approach for automatically setting the device instance of a BACnet device
An approach for automatically setting the device instance of a device such as a unitary controller without reliance on a router and/or global controller, or...
Systems and methods for characterizing turbulence regions
Systems and methods for characterizing regions of turbulence are provided. In one implementation, a method includes: measuring turbulence with an inertial...
Systems and methods for providing improved TCAS bearing measurement
Systems and methods for improving bearing accuracy in a Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) environment. An interrogation signal is transmitted from an...
Systems and methods for unmanned aircraft system collision avoidance
Systems and methods are operable maintain a proscribed Self Separation distance between an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and an object. In an example system,...
Aircraft taxiing system
An aircraft taxiing system is provided, comprising a flight control system, an electric taxi system having controls, a flight management system (FMS), at least...
Low latency and self-adjusting frame synchronization algorithm for data
A method for maintaining a nominal decoder time phase alignment through a data drop-out period is provided. The method includes determining if a search window...
Communication in a seismic sensor array
A method, system, and apparatus for communicating data with a seismic sensor are provided. The method comprises identifying data to be transmitted and one or...
Low weight 3-phase 5-output wire power conversion system for micro-grid
A power conversion system eliminates output transformers and replaces them with a zig-zag transformer and a filter that provides a 3-phase 5-wire system with...
Systems and methods for mounting of plug-in electronics dongles
Systems and methods for mounting of plug-in electronic dongles are provided. In one embodiment, an electronics mounting adapter device comprises: a base member...
Method and system for operating a near-to-eye display
Methods and system for operating a near-to-eye (NTE) display movably coupled to a headset are provided. Information representative of at least one spatial...
System and method for blind fault detection for rotating machinery
A system includes more sensors configured to measure one or more characteristics of rotating equipment and a blind fault detection device. The blind fault...
Power cycling power on reset circuit for fuse initialization circuitry
A system for initializing circuitry is presented. The system employs a power-on reset circuit having a threshold voltage and a programmable switch circuit. The...
Monochlorotrifluoropropene compounds and compositions and methods using
Various uses of monochlorotrifluoropropenes, in combination with one or more other components, including other fluoroalkenes, hydrocarbons; hydrofluorocarbons...
Rechargeable fuel cell
A device and method of forming a power generator includes a container, a fuel cell stack within the container, a metal hydride hydrogen producing fuel within...
Power generator with high pressure hydrogen generator
A power generator includes a hydrogen producing fuel in a first high pressure chamber. A fuel cell having a proton exchange membrane is disposed in a second low...
Multi-stage catalytic air purification system
Apparatus and methods for the production of a secure supply of breathable air are important under conditions where threats from chemical and biological weapons...
Bearing spacer and housing
An exemplary center housing rotating assembly includes a turbine wheel; a compressor wheel; a center housing (510) that includes a through bore (515), extending...
System and method for monitoring rotating and reciprocating machinery
A system includes multiple sensors configured to measure one or more characteristics of a rotating o reciprocating systems. The system also includes a...
Systems and methods for displaying aircraft braking distance during
Systems and methods are operable to present braking distance information to crew of an installation aircraft. An exemplary embodiment determines a braking...
System and method to control surveillance cameras via three dimensional
metaphor and cursor
A system includes a video sensing device, a computer processor coupled to the video sensing device, and a display unit coupled to the computer processor. The...
Method and system for iris image capture
According to one example embodiment, a process and system include a camera used to capture a sequence of illuminated images of an subject, wherein the images...
Combined-branched-ferrite element with interconnected resonant sections
for use in a multi-junction waveguide...
The present application relates to a combined-branched-ferrite element including at least two branched-ferrite elements, the branched-ferrite elements having...
Self-powered wireless induction sensor
An induction sensor generates speed data based on a frequency of the change in magnetic flux within the sensor and powers sensor circuitry by recharging a power...
Electrical component assembly for thermal transfer
Example electrical component assemblies are described. In some examples, the electrical component assembly may include a printed board and an electrical...
High performance double-ended tuning fork
An accelerometer device having a proof mass, a support base, a hinge that flexibly connects the proof mass to the support base, a double-ended fork (DETF)...
HVAC sensor assembly and method
An HVAC sensor assembly for sensor deployment within an HVAC air passage defined by passage walls is provided. In some instances, the HVAC sensor assembly...
Turbocharger cartridge and engine cylinder head assembly
A turbocharger cartridge and engine cylinder head assembly includes a turbocharger cartridge having a center housing defining a bore therethrough, bearings...
Method and apparatus for differential power analysis protection
This disclosure provides techniques for processing an input signal while providing protection from differential power analysis. In one example, random delay...
Scheduled peripheral component interconnect arbiter
Systems and methods are described for arbitrating access of a communication bus. In one embodiment, a method includes performing steps on one or more...
Flexible graphical extension engine
A flexible graphical extension engine having a function block engine combined with extensions in communications with a wall module bus to make it possible to...
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 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...