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Wireless crash survivable memory unit
A recorder for a vehicle comprises a crash survivable memory unit, which includes a first antenna assembly including a first resonant element configured for...
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...
Apparatus and method for synchronizing dynamic process data across
redundant input/output modules
A method includes receiving first data at a first I/O module from a second I/O module, where the first data defines a programmable device configuration. The...
Methods and systems for selecting a displayed aircraft approach or
A system and method are provided for highlighting and selecting one of a plurality of graphical IFR procedure depiction on an aircraft display. A displayed...
Touch sensor and methods of making same
The present disclosure relates to a touch sensor and touch sensitive display having a plurality of first and second conductive lines arranged substantially...
Apparatus and method for advanced alarming in field device protocols
A method includes providing an identification of multiple device-specific parameters to a user, where the device-specific parameters are associated with a field...
Synchronizing and displaying fault tolerant Ethernet (FTE) status
A method of displaying fault tolerant Ethernet (FTE) status in a process control system having FTE devices in a FTE community including a plurality of Enhanced...
Methods for forming oxide dispersion-strengthened alloys
In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, a method of forming a oxide dispersion-strengthened alloy metal includes the steps of providing, in a powdered form,...
Methods for removing halogenated ethylene impurities in
The present process relates to a process comprising: contacting a mixture comprising 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene and at least one halogenated ethylene impurity...
Inertia braking payout device and package system
A payout device is provided, wherein the payout device includes a carton, an elongated rotatable member and a support assembly. The carton has a plurality of...
Methods and systems for health monitoring for aircraft
A method for health monitoring for an aircraft includes the steps of obtaining vibration data for the aircraft, obtaining navigation data for the aircraft, and...
Aircraft systems and methods for detecting non-compliant pilot action
Aircraft systems and methods for detecting non-compliant pilot action are provided. The method includes analyzing an outbound communication from an aircraft to...
Nanofiber filtering material for disposable/reusable respirators
Embodiments relate generally to methods of manufacture of a filtration media, such as a personal protection equipment mask or respirator, which may incorporate...
Far-field speech recognition systems and methods
A method for far-field speech recognition can include determining a location for a plurality of sound recognition devices, communicatively coupling each of the...
Wireless voice alarm and public announcement system
An apparatus is provided, wherein the apparatus includes an audio annunciator of a security system that protects a secured geographic area, a first wireless...
Determining and correcting software server error conditions
A system and method of diagnosing and correcting errors in a server computer. A server computer is coupled by a communication path to a client computer. A...
Systems and methods for associating wireless devices of an HVAC system
A building control network may have a first central device, a second central device and one or more peripheral devices. An illustrative method may include...
Magnetic stimulus of ISFET-based sensor to enable trimming and
self-compensation of sensor measurement errors
An ion sensor apparatus comprises at least one ion sensitive field effect transistor (ISFET) device configured to be exposed to a liquid, a reference electrode...
Resonant fiber optic gyroscopes with multi-core transport fiber
A multi-core transport system for a resonant fiber optic gyroscope is provided. The transport system has a transport fiber configured to transmit a clockwise...
System and method for correcting caliper measurements of sheet products in
sheet manufacturing or processing...
A method includes measuring a caliper of a sheet of material using a caliper sensor having first and second sensor modules. The method also includes adjusting...
Airflow and water balancing
Devices and methods for airflow and water balancing are described herein. For example, one or more embodiments include receiving, with a balancing handler, a...
Mounting structure for keypads
An improved mounting structure for keypads is provided. The mounting structure can include first and second frame members and first and second spring-loaded...
Proximity sensor for brake wear detection
A proximity sensor 20, 21, 22 and method for detection of wear in a brake disc stack 55 on an aircraft including a wear pin 40, 43, 50 for moving in a first...
Aircraft fuel filter impending and actual bypass indication system
A fuel supply system includes a fuel supply line, a fuel filter, a filter bypass line, a first differential pressure sensor, a second differential pressure...
Ultra low noise data acquisition circuit
An acquisition circuit for a vehicle or other system is provided. The system, for example, may include, but is not limited to a control moment gyroscope, and a...
Aircraft electric brake actuation system and method
A system and method of controlling aircraft brakes in an aircraft that includes a brake pedal and an electric brake actuator. An aircraft operational state is...
Electronic display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Apparatus and method for securing a distributed control system (DCS)
A method includes receiving, at a first distributed control system (DCS) node over a network, information associated with a security manager. The method also...
Sensor device with helical antenna and related system and method
An apparatus includes a sensor that receives a first electrical signal and provides a second electrical signal in response to the first electrical signal. The...
Systems and methods for attitude fault detection based on air data and
aircraft control settings
Systems and methods for attitude fault detection based on air data and aircraft control settings are provided. In one embodiment, a sensor monitor for an...
Method and apparatus for detecting and compensating for sediment build-up
in tank-style water heaters
A method for detecting and compensating for sediment build-up in a tank style water heater is disclosed. An illustrative but non-limiting example may include...
Self-snubbing hydraulic actuation system
A self-snubbing hydraulic actuation system includes a hydraulic motor, a component actuator, a control valve, a valve actuator, and a variable resistance...
Display systems and methods for generating a display providing runway
Display systems and methods for generating a display providing runway illusion alleviation are disclosed herein. An exemplary method for generating a display...
System and method with automatic radius crossing notification for global
positioning system (GPS) tracker
Systems and methods with automatic radius cross notification for a GPS tracker are provided. Some methods can include receiving user input requesting a dynamic...
Security video detection of personal distress and gesture commands
A method and apparatus for operating a security system are provided. The method includes the steps of the security system monitoring a secured area, a video...
Verbal taxi clearance system
A verbal taxi clearance system for an aircraft and a method of controlling the same are provided. The system, for example, may include, but is not limited to a...
Providing a diagnosis of a system of a building
Devices, methods, and systems for providing a diagnosis of a system of a building are described herein. One method includes displaying a system of a building,...
Package-on-package based integrated circuit chip imager
An apparatus for use in decoding a bar code symbol includes a first integrated circuit chip with a wafer level camera, at least one light source, and a...
System and method of enhancing consumer ability to obtain information via
A system and method to use bar codes to facilitate obtaining information as to a product or service are provided. A smart phone, with a downloaded scanning...
Surveying areas using a radar system and an unmanned aerial vehicle
System and methods for surveying areas using a radar system and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) are described herein. For example, one or more embodiments...
Axial turbine with sector-divided turbine housing
A statorless or nozzleless axial turbine for a turbocharger has an axial turbine wheel that receives a swirling flow of exhaust gas substantially in an axial...
Drive arrangement for a unison ring of a variable-vane assembly
A variable-vane assembly has a nozzle ring supporting an array of pivotable vanes, and a unison ring for pivoting the vanes in unison. A crank mechanism...
Gas turbine engine components and methods for their manufacture using
additive manufacturing techniques
In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, a method for manufacturing a component using additive manufacturing techniques includes providing a 3D design model...
Use of Li.sub.2[B.sub.12H.sub.12] salt to absorb water into polymers
Methods of adjusting the properties of a composition are provided. The compositions comprise a polymer-containing matrix and a filler comprising a hygroscopic...
Systems and methods for airspeed estimation using actuation signals
Systems and methods for airspeed estimation using actuation signals are provided. In one embodiment, an on-board avionics airspeed estimation system is...
Aircraft electrostatic particle separation control system
An Environmental Control System may use an electronic particle separation system to control humidity in an aircraft. The electronic particle separation system...
Self-retracting lifeline connecting system
Apparatus and associated methods may relate to a Self-Retracting Lifeline Connecting System (SRLCS) that securely attaches to a fall-protection safety harness,...
System and method of pairing wireless sensors with an access point control
Systems and methods of pairing wireless sensing devices with an access point or control panel are provided. Some methods can include placing a sensing device...
Planning a wireless network
Planning a wireless network is described herein. One method includes navigating a first unmanned mobile vehicle to a location in an environment, navigating a...