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On-chip alkali dispenser
Embodiments described herein provide for an on-chip alkali dispenser. The on-chip alkali dispenser includes a monolithic semiconductor substrate defining a...
Wireless network site survey systems and methods
Wireless network site survey systems and methods are described herein. One system includes a plurality of wireless nodes placed at a number of locations and a...
Capacitvive load overcurrent detection system and method
An overcurrent detection circuit and method for one or more capacitive loads includes sensing current being supplied to the one or more capacitive loads to...
Frequency selective polarizer
A wideband frequency selective polarizer is provided. The wideband frequency selective polarizer includes arrays of first-frequency slots in at least two...
Active matrix organic light emitting diode display
An improved AM OLED pixel circuit and method of wide dynamic range dimming for AM OLED displays are disclosed that maintain color balance throughout the dimming...
Approach for intelligently parsing non-conformant encoded domain names and
generating a conforming domain hierarchy
An approach for building management, energy management and facility management systems and particularly to data models representing building and operational...
Methods and apparatus for providing a snapshot truthing system for a
A method for detecting and correcting drift associated with operation of a hybrid tracking system is provided. The method obtains a data signal from a first...
Method and system for configuring wireless sensors in an HVAC system
An HVAC controller for controlling an HVAC system may be configured to enroll one or more wireless devices, and once one or more wireless devices are enrolled,...
Wall module configuration tool
The invention is a system for selecting and previewing a configuration for a wall module before a download of the configuration to the wall module. The...
Devices for sensing current
Devices for sensing current are described herein. One device includes a first magnetic sensor configured to determine a first magnetic field associated with a...
Pilot ring with controlled axial roll
Apparatuses are provided for a pilot ring. The pilot ring includes a first ring and a second ring positioned concentrically within the first ring. The second...
Variable area fan nozzle systems with improved drive couplings
A VAFN system is provided for a fan case of an engine. The system includes a motor; a gearbox; an actuator; a nozzle; and a drive coupling extending between the...
Turbine end intake structure for turbocharger, and turbocharger comprising
A turbine end intake structure for a turbocharger includes a turbine housing, a turbine having multiple blades and located in a turbine shell, and thermal...
Utility flap for worker pockets
A pocket such as for a garment for a worker, including a panel securable to an outer surface of the garment to define a pocket between the panel and the garment...
Evaporation operative materials having low environmental impact
A composition comprising: (a) at least one active component; and (b) a carrier in an amount effective to at least partially solvate or at least partially...
Network and sensor topology for a rotorcraft
Systems are provided for monitoring a rotorcraft. In one embodiment, a system includes at least one wireless concentrator unit. At least one wireless sensor...
System and method for enhanced privacy, resource and alert management
A home monitoring system comprises a control apparatus adapted to provide enhanced privacy, resource management and alert management. The control apparatus...
Personalizing interaction with a structure
Methods, devices, and systems for personalizing interaction with a structure are described herein. One method includes determining a comfort preference...
Condition based monitoring system based on radar sensor
A sensing system comprising a radar-based vibration sensor and processing unit used to collect and process vibration information from a machine of interest. The...
Rope drive anchoring assembly
A rope drive anchoring assembly includes a pulley, a rope, and a rope connector. The pulley is adapted to be rotationally mounted and has an inner surface, an...
Brake disc stack wear measurement
In some examples, a brake wear measurement system includes an emitter configured to emit a signal and a passive powered sensor system including a controller and...
Compressor housing assembly for a turbocharger
A compressor housing assembly for a turbocharger can include a compressor housing shell that includes an axis for alignment with a rotational axis of a...
Gear pump, pumping apparatus including the same, and aircraft fuel system
including gear pump
A pumping apparatus includes a gear pump in fluid communication with a boost pump. The gear pump includes a pump housing, a first gear, and a second gear. The...
Reactor for the quantitative analysis of nucleic acids
A reactor for the quantitative analysis of target nucleic acids using an evanescent wave detection technique and a method of use thereof is provided. The...
Current-limiting battery usage within a corded electronic device
This disclosure describes techniques for operating a corded electronic device in which a battery and a power control unit manage power draw from an external...
Shaped fuel source and fuel cell
An example fuel cell assembly may include a shaped fuel source that is formed into a desired shape. The shaped fuel source may have an outer surface, and a fuel...
System and method for displaying traffic and associated alerts on a
three-dimensional airport moving map display
A flight deck display system and method comprises a first source of host aircraft feature data and a second source of traffic data. A processor is coupled to...
HVAC controller with proximity based message latency control
Message latency between an HVAC controller located within a building and a remote server may be reduced in response to a determination that a user is in...
HVAC controller with wireless network based occupancy detection and
An HVAC controller that can detect if a user's mobile wireless device is currently connected to and recognized by a building's wireless local area network is...
Vector tracking loop operability through oscillator micro-jump event
A navigation system comprises a GNSS receiver that receives GNSS signals on multiple tracking channels, an INS that generates inertial data, and a processor. A...
System and method for real time subset geometry screening satellite
A method for real time subset geometry screening comprises the steps of determining a list of satellites in view of a ground based augmentation system in a...
Feed-through for GWR measurements in tanks
A coaxial feed-through device (feed-through) for coupling a received process connection to a storage tank (tank) including an inner electrical conductor...
MEMS device mechanism enhancement for robust operation through severe
shock and acceleration
A micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) device comprises at least one proof mass configured to have a first voltage and a motor motion in a first horizontal...
Impingement-cooled turbine rotor
An integral turbine includes a forward hub section and an aft hub section. The forward hub section and the aft hub section are metallurgically coupled to one...
Launch lock assemblies with reduced preload and spacecraft isolation
systems including the same
Launch lock assemblies with reduced preload are provided. The launch lock assembly comprises first and second mount pieces, a releasable clamp device, and a...
Cabin pressure control system thrust recovery outflow valve and method
that enable ram air recovery
A thrust recovery outflow valve and method for controlling the transfer of air between a cabin in an aircraft and atmosphere outside of the aircraft are...
Internet protocol addressable public address devices and systems
Devices, methods, and systems are described herein. One device includes a speaker component to broadcast a message, a microphone component to detect a sound, an...
Aircraft monitoring with improved situational awareness
Devices, methods and systems are provided for monitoring an aircraft. One exemplary method involves a processing system at a ground location obtaining first...
Routing based on length of time of available connection
In an embodiment, a method of routing packets at a first node in an ad-hoc network is provided. The method includes receiving, at the first node, a plurality of...
(M+1)-for-M ferrite redundancy switch and switch system
An (M+1)-for-M redundant switch, where M is an integer greater than 1, is provided. The (M+1)-for-M redundant switch includes a first switch-triad-assembly...
Device voice recognition systems and methods
Device voice recognition systems and methods are described herein. One example of a method for device voice recognition includes receiving a voice command,...
Augmented aircraft autobrake systems for preventing runway incursions,
related program products, and related...
Augmented autobrake systems useful in preventing accidents related to runway incursions are provided, as are related processes and program products. In one...
Aircraft taxi path guidance and display
An aircraft taxi path guidance and display system is provided. The aircraft taxi path guidance and display system includes or cooperates with at least one...
Obstacle detection system providing context awareness
In sonic examples, an obstacle detection system is configured to generate and display a graphical user interface (GUI) that includes an overhead image of an...
Updating an airfield lighting system with an LED light source
Methods and systems for updating an airfield lighting system with an LED light source are described herein. One method includes removing a light source from an...
Method and apparatus for integration of electrical fire sensor with fire
A method and apparatus are provided including a current detector monitoring an electrical conductor supplying power to a geographic area for shorts, arcing or...
System and method of post event/alarm analysis in CCTV and integrated
A method and apparatus are provided. The method includes the steps of detecting a plurality of events within a secured area detected by respective sensors that...
Building control system user interface with pinned display feature
Building control systems that include a user interface that is configured to help manage relatively large amounts of building control data in an efficient and...
Configurable thermostat for controlling HVAC system
A thermostat including a controller operates to provide a guided programming sequence of two or more screens to a display. The guided sequence of screens...