|| List of recent Antenna-related patents
| Digital storage media command and control data indexing|
A system for receiving satellite signals for display on a monitor. A system in accordance with the present invention comprises an antenna, a server receiver, coupled to the antenna, and at least one client receiver, coupled to the server receiver, wherein the server receiver maintains a list of satellite video signals to be recorded by the server receiver, the satellite video signals including network recorded data and metadata associated with the network recorded data, and wherein the list can be accessed by the server receiver and the at least one client receiver..
| Esd/antenna diodes for through-silicon vias|
Roughly described, an antenna diode is formed at least partially within the exclusion zone around a tsv, and is connected to the tsv by way of a metal 1 layer conductor at the same time that the tsv is connected to either the gate poly or a diffusion region of one or more transistors placed outside the exclusion zone.. .
| Interface directionality assignment|
Assignment of directionality to interfaces, ports, receptacles, antennas and other input/output (i/o) employed by network devices to facilitate multi-device networking is contemplated. The directionality assignments may be used to facilitate assigning directionless and/or configurable router directionality in order to automatically, adaptively, dynamically or other otherwise facilitate inter-router connections within a multi-router network..
| Apparatus and method for controlling energy delivery as a function of degree of coupling|
A device for delivering energy as a function of degree coupling may include an external unit configured for location external to a body of a subject and at least one processor associated with the implant unit and configured for electrical communication with a power source. The device may further include a primary antenna associated with the at least one processor.
| Apparatus for treating tissue with microwave radiation and antenna calibration system and method|
A calibration method and apparatus for surgical antennas arranged to deliver microwave radiation into biological tissue. An emitting region of the antenna is exposed to a plurality of calibration standards having different complex impedances at the treatment frequency.
| Wireless force sensor on a distal portion of a surgicla instrument and method|
A surgical instrument includes a distal portion. A force sensor is operatively mounted on the distal portion.
| Devices, systems, and methods for intraocular measurements|
An implantable sensor assembly sized for insertion within an eye of an average human is disclosed. The sensor assembly comprises a sensor and an antenna system coupled to the sensor, wherein the antenna system is pliable between an expanded condition and an unexpanded condition, and the expanded condition has a predetermined shape configured to interface with tissue within the eye in a manner that stabilizes the sensor assembly..
| Address book management method and user interface|
An exemplary mobile communication device comprises a processor, a memory coupled to the processor, a display coupled to the processor, a transceiver coupled to the processor, an antenna coupled to the transceiver, a user interface coupled to the processor for receiving inputs from a user, and software executed by the processor for performing a method for managing a plurality of contact entries of an address book stored on the memory. The method comprises displaying a list of contact entries on the display, displaying a toggle value corresponding to each contact entry displayed on the display, receiving an input for selecting or deselecting a particular toggle value for a particular contact entry, receiving a command input for the execution of a function on the address book, and executing the function associated with the command input for each contact entry that has a selected toggle value..
| Central node apparatus and method for transmitting wireless signals between central office node and remote node using beam patterns and antenna polarization|
A central office node using beam patterns and antenna polarizations, a remote node, and a wireless communication method between the nodes. The central office node includes: a first antenna array with first polarization attributes; a second antenna array with second polarization attributes; and a transmitter unit configured to transmit data to a plurality of remote nodes using beam patterns generated during beamforming and the polarization of the first and second antenna arrays..
| System and method for managing images over a communication network|
A cellular transmission device includes an image capture device, a display, a selection mechanism, and a processor. The device also includes a memory in which at least one still image captured by the image capture device is stores; and a cellular transceiver coupled to an antenna; wherein the processor is configured to cause the display of at least one still image stored in the memory on the display; cause the display of a transmission selection menu on the display in response to operation of the selection mechanism; thereby enabling selection of a plurality of receiver units from the selection menu to receive the at least one displayed still image; and cause the transmission of the at least one display still image by the cellular transceiver for receipt by each selected receiver unit..
| Antenna clustering for multi-antenna aperture selection|
The specification and drawings present a new method, apparatus and software related product for antenna clustering for multi-antenna aperture selection (maas), e.g., in lte wireless systems, using multi-core dsp processing with sub-optimum selection of n out of m of antenna signals and minimizing the performance degradation due to the sub-optimal antenna/antenna signal selection. Assigning each dsp core (machine) to n/k antennas (i.e., to antenna signals) having a similar property (e.g., polarization) and a same tier, the selection of n out of m using a predefined criterion (e.g., best sinr) is reduced to selecting n/k out of m/k which reduces the computation complexity by a factor of k, where k is a number of the dsp cores..
| Transmission apparatus, output control method for transmission apparatus and transmission system|
A transmission apparatus includes: an amplifier configured to amplify a transmission signal; a calculation unit configured to calculate a standing-wave ratio based on the transmission signal and a signal from an antenna to the amplifier; and a controller configured to switch a state of the amplifier based on the state of the amplifier and the standing-wave ratio.. .
| Method of controlling a plurality of internal antennas in a mobile communication device|
In one embodiment, a mobile communication device comprises a transceiver operably connected to a first antenna and to a second antenna; and a controller operably connected to the transceiver and to a memory having instructions that when executed by the controller generates, based on determining that one of a first signal from the first antenna and a second signal from the second antenna is weak, a resultant signal from a remaining signal of the first signal and the second signal.. .
| Methods and systems for high capacity wireless broadband delivery|
System enhancement(s) are disclosed that can add capabilities, such as, using frequency division multiple access (fdma) and/or time division multiple access (tdma) and/or frequency division duplex (fdd) capabilities along with multi-input multi-output (mimo) antennas and/or global positioning system (gps) synchronization. The use of two radios in both the base-station and the subscriber-station, i.e., customer premises equipment (cpe), e.g., can allow frequency division to be utilized, exploiting higher receive gains at the cpe while not affecting transmissions occurring on the other radio's frequency..
| Transparent antennas on a display device|
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for a display device with at least one transparent antenna. In one aspect, a transparent antenna is formed on the surface of a transparent substrate and is cooperatively coupled with a second antenna.
| Electronic device with multiple antenna diversity and related methods|
An electronic device may include a mobile wireless communications device having a first housing, a spatial diversity wireless transceiver carried by the first housing, and a first antenna carried by the first housing and coupled to the spatial diversity wireless transceiver. The electronic device may include an external antenna device having a second housing, and a second antenna carried thereby and configured to be coupled to the spatial diversity wireless transceiver.
| Ku adaptation for phase-locked loop with two-point modulation|
A wireless device includes: an antenna; and a polar-modulation transmitter coupled to the antenna and configured for two-point modulation, the transmitter including: a data input; a first signal path including a multiplier coupled to the data input and a voltage-controlled oscillator gain adaptation module coupled to the multiplier and configured to provide a gain value to the multiplier; and a second signal path coupled to the data input and including an analog phase-locked loop (pll) including a voltage-controlled oscillator (vco) coupled to the first signal path.. .
| Near-field communication authentication|
Various aspects are directed to circuit apparatuses, portable electronic devices, and executable applets pertaining to storing and providing secure access to data. As consistent with one or more embodiments, an apparatus includes a memory circuit that stores executable applet data, a near-field communication (nfc) controller that communicates and receives power via an nfc antenna, and a secure element connected to and powered by the nfc controller circuit (e.g., and operable within a portable device).
| Carrier frequency variation for device detection in near-field communications|
A near-field communications (nfc) device includes an nfc antenna, a matching network coupled to the nfc antenna, and a transmitter coupled to the matching network. The transmitter applies a signal to the matching network and varies a frequency of the signal.
| Circuit tuning for device detection in near-field communications|
A near-field communications (nfc) device includes an nfc antenna, a matching network coupled to the nfc antenna, and a transmitter coupled to the matching network. The transmitter applies a signal to the matching network and a capacitance of the matching network is varied.
| Out-of-band radio link protocol and network architecture for a wireless network composed of wireless terminals with millimetre wave frequency range radio units|
The present invention relates to a wireless transmitter comprising a transmitter radio unit working a wireless transmitter comprising a transmitter radio unit working in the millimeter wave frequency band using a directional antenna and a bidirectional radio unit working in a frequency range different from said transmitter radio unit and using an omnidirectional antenna. The invention further relates to a wireless receiver and a wireless relay..
| Wireless signal propagation apparatus|
There is provided apparatus for propagation of a wireless signal through a barrier comprising a first antenna for location on a first side of the barrier, a second antenna for location on a second side of the barrier and a waveguide. The waveguide comprises a conducting member passing through the barrier between the first and second sides.
| System, method, and device for electronically displaying one shot at a time from multiple target shots using one physical target|
The present invention contemplates a system for improving shooting skill that includes a computer having an executable software program, a camera in electrical communication with a power source and being in data communication with the computer, a laser mounted to the camera, a tripod supporting the camera, a physical target arranged at a predetermined and selectable distance from the camera, a router for providing data communication means between the camera and the computer, a first antenna in data communication with the computer by means of the router, and a light source coupled to the camera.. .
| Method of manufacturing internal antenna by laser|
Disclosed is a method of manufacturing an internal antenna by laser, which includes preparing a case, forming an antenna groove, forming a pattern, and plating. The preparing the case includes preparing the case of the portable terminal.
| Communication device|
A communication device, which can simplify various setting processes, transmits, to a server via a network, external device information received from an external device by using proximity wireless communication. The communication device includes: an antenna for the proximity wireless communication with the external device; a proximity wireless communication unit communicating with the external device via the antenna to receive the external device information from the external device; an external device storage unit storing the external device information received by the proximity wireless communication unit; a registration information generation unit generating registration information to be registered in a database in the server based on (a) the external device information stored in the external device storage unit and (b) communication device information including communication device identification information for identifying the communication device; and a server communication unit transmitting registration information to the server via the network..
| Wireless receiving apparatus|
A wireless receiving apparatus includes a spurious component extraction unit, and a spurious cancellation unit. The spurious component extraction unit is configured to cancel a desired wave with a multi-antenna configuration, and extract spurious components.
| Array system for segmenting signals and generating a complex waveform at a focal point using recombination of segmented signals|
An apparatus and methods are provided to realize an input waveform using wavelet processing and reconstruction via separated antenna array systems having different beam paths and different frequency components which can include phased array transmitters to recreate the input waveform. One aspect of the invention can include a wavelet function used for the examples shown herein which includes a first and second moments of a statistical function, i.e.
| Data transmission method for a mobile communication system|
This invention provides a mobile communication system which expanded the operation limitation of the heretofore adopted mobile communication systems and improved the spectrum efficiency greatly. A data transmission method for use in the mobile communication system of the present invention includes means for channel pluralizing by which to expand the shannon limit and means for interference reduction by which to expand the interference limit.
| Method and apparatus for correcting errors in a multiple subcarriers communication system using multiple antennas|
A method for correcting errors in a multiple antenna system based on a plurality of sub-carriers and a transmitting/receiving apparatus supporting the same are disclosed. The method includes determining a phase shift based precoding matrix phase shifted at a predetermined phase angle, initially transmitting each sub-carrier symbol to a receiver in a packet unit by using the phase shift based precoding matrix, reconstructing the phase shift based precoding matrix to reduce a spatial multiplexing rate if a negative reception acknowledgement (nack) is received from the receiver, and retransmitting the initially transmitted sub-carrier symbol by using the reconstructed phase shift based precoding matrix or by changing the phase shift based precoding matrix using offset information fed back from the receiver or random offset information..
| Virtual multiple-input multiple-output communication method and device|
The present invention provides a virtual multiple-input multiple-output communication method and device. The method includes: determining a user set to which a user equipment in a sector belongs, where the user set includes a first user set and a second user set, a user equipment in the first user set is in a beam coverage area of a first antenna group in the sector but is not in a beam coverage area of a second antenna group of the sector, and a user equipment in the second user set is in the beam coverage area of the second antenna group but is not in the beam coverage area of the first antenna group (101); and selecting, when a scheduled user equipment belongs to the first user set, an unscheduled user equipment in the second user set for pairing..
| Method and system for spatial channel state information feedback for multiple-input multiple-output (mimo)|
A method and system for feedback of spatial csi of a spatial channel that connects receive antennas at user equipment and multiple transmit antennas. Spatial discrimination information is provided as feedback at the transmitter and the receiver connecting the user equipment and a cell.
| Antenna swapping methods including repeatedly swapping between antennas, and related wireless electronic devices|
Antenna swapping methods for a wireless electronic device may include repeatedly swapping back and forth between activating a first antenna and activating a second antenna, and measuring an antenna performance characteristic of the wireless electronic device, during a time period of repeated swapping. The methods may include comparing the antenna performance characteristic of the wireless electronic device during the time period of repeated swapping and an antenna performance characteristic of the wireless electronic device before the time period of repeated swapping.
| Communication method and apparatus|
The present invention discloses a communication method and apparatus. The method includes: an antenna extending apparatus receives a communication request from a mobile terminal; establishes an internet protocol (ip) tunnel with the mobile terminal according to the communication request; receives terminal information sent through the ip tunnel by the mobile terminal; completes, according to the terminal information, an initial connection process with a base station covering an area where the antenna extending apparatus is located; and forwards a packet between the mobile terminal and the base station, so that the mobile terminal is capable of communicating with the base station through the antenna extending apparatus.
| Method for transmitting and receiving control information in a wireless communication system, and apparatus for same|
Disclosed are a method for transmitting and receiving control information in a wireless communication system, and an apparatus for same. A method for transmitting control information by a base station in a wireless communication system according to the present invention comprises the steps of: performing a precoding process by applying different precoding matrix indices to control information for each terminal among predetermined precoding matrices; and transmitting, to each terminal, the precoded control information to which different precoding matrix indices are applied for each terminal, wherein said control information is multiplexed and transmitted via a plurality of antennas..
| Data transmission method and user equipment|
A data transmission method includes mapping a state expressed by information elements into two transmit groups. A first sequence and a second sequence in each transmit group are determined according to a first channel in the same channel group of the at least one channel group.
| Dual swapping switches to meet linearity demands of carrier aggregation|
Antenna switch structures having dual switches for swapping high band main and diversity signals and low band main and diversity signals on multiple antennas, including dual-band antennas. Related systems and devices are also described..
| Node in a wireless communication system, the node having different functional modes|
The present invention relates to a node (1, 1′) in a wireless communication system, the node (1, 1′) comprising at least one transceiver unit (2; 2a), a first antenna function (3, 3′) and a second antenna function (4, 4′). The antenna functions comprise at least a corresponding first antenna function first port connection (7, 7′) and second antenna function first port connection (8, 8′).
| Method and user equipment for determining control channel resource|
The present invention discloses a method and a user equipment for determining a control channel resource. The method includes: detecting a downlink control channel that carries scheduling information of a downlink data channel and is sent by a base station, where the downlink control channel is formed by at least one control channel logical element, and the at least one control channel logical element is mapped to at least one antenna port; acquiring at least one of antenna port information of a first antenna port corresponding to a first control channel logical element of the successfully detected downlink control channel and an offset, and sequence number information of the first control channel logical element; and determining, according to at least one of the antenna port information and the offset, as well as the sequence number information..
| Method and system for long-range adaptive mobile beam-forming ad-hoc communication system with integrated positioning|
Method and system for provided a long range, high capacity ad-hoc mobile communication network where a narrow antenna beam formed by a plurality of antenna elements, radio transceivers and digital spatial signal processing is used to provide a high accuracy positioning system integrated into the communication system. The relative positions and directive orientation of all the units in the network is done by mutual exchange of positioning data as an element in the communication protocol in the network..
| Land based unit for seismic data acquisition|
A self-contained, wireless seismic data acquisition unit having a cylindrically shaped case with smooth side walls along the length of the case. A retaining ring around the circumference is used to secure the cylindrical upper portion of the case to the cylindrical lower portion of the case.
| Imaging apparatus and wireless system|
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit, a display unit, an antenna, an antenna control unit, a wireless unit, a reception strength detection unit, an identification information extraction unit, a recording control unit, a recording unit, a relative angle extraction unit, an estimated position calculation unit, a display control unit, an instruction input detection unit, and a wireless connection switching control unit.. .
| Transparent antennas on a display device|
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for a display device with at least one transparent antenna. In one aspect, the transparent antenna is formed on a surface of a transparent substrate and may be electrically reinforced with one or more electrically conductive traces.
| Broadband monopole antenna using anisotropic metamaterial coating|
An antenna system is provided that includes an antenna having an elongated conducting segment, such as a metal rod. An anisotropic metamaterial surrounds the elongated conducting segment of the antenna.
| Radiating element for an active array antenna consisting of elementary tiles|
An antenna comprises a plurality of tiles forming an antenna plane, each of said tiles comprising a plurality of radiating elements. Each radiating element comprises a metallic upper patch disposed above a metallic lower patch, the two patches being separated by a layer insulating them electrically.
| Portable electronic device and antenna structure thereof|
An antenna structure is provided, including a first radiator, a second radiator, a second coupling portion and a switch circuit. The first radiator includes a feed portion and a first radiator body.
| Antenna modules for dual interface smart cards, booster antenna configurations, and methods|
Winding a module antenna (ma) for an antenna module (am) on a tubular support structure (ss) having have a lid structure (ld) or a planar tool (pt) disposed at its free end to constrain the windings. Alternatively, winding wire coils for module antennas (ma) on coil winding forms (cwf, fig.
| Ultra-wideband antenna and terminal|
The present disclosure discloses an ultra-wideband antenna, including: a coplanar waveguide feeder connected to a radio frequency (rf) excitation port on the pcb substrate at one end and to a tapering supporting arm at the other end; the tapering supporting arm connected to the coplanar waveguide feeder at one end and to a primary radiating closed-band-shaped monopole at the other end; the primary radiating closed-band-shaped monopole connected to the tapering supporting arm; a primary coupling patch located in the area closed by the closed band of the primary radiating closed-band-shaped monopole; a secondary radiating closed-band-shaped monopole connected to the primary radiating closed-band-shaped monopole through a metallic via; and a secondary coupling patch located in the area closed by the closed band of the secondary radiating closed-band-shaped monopole. The present disclosure also discloses an ultra-wideband terminal.
| Antenna structure with reconfigurable patterns|
An antenna structure with reconfigurable patterns includes a grounded plane, at least one active antenna, and at least one current dragger. The active antenna is disposed adjacent to a side of the grounded plane, while the current dragger is disposed adjacent to another side of the grounded plane.
| Antenna apparatus and communication apparatus|
The present invention provides an antenna apparatus which can realize favorable communication properties while achieving downsizing of a casing of an electronic device when incorporated in an electronic device. An antenna module (1a) which is incorporated in a mobile phone (130) and which is enabled to perform communication by receiving a magnetic field transmitted from a reader/writer (120) comprises an antenna coil (11a) which is wound in a clearance (132) between an end portion (133b) of a metallic plate (133a) opposing the reader/writer (120) within a casing (131) of the mobile phone (130) and an inner peripheral wall (131a) of the casing (131) so as not to surround an outer peripheral portion of the metallic plate (133a) and which is inductively coupled with the reader/writer (120)..
| Portable terminal and slot antenna thereof|
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a portable terminal and a slot antenna thereof, and relate to the field of mobile communications technologies, which can effectively reduce a space occupied by the antenna and at the same time meet various bandwidth requirements. The slot antenna of the portable terminal includes: a large-area conductor plane laid on a printed circuit board, a battery with a bulk conductor, and a first feeding part, where a slot is formed between the conductor plane and the battery, the conductor plane is radio-frequency coupled to the bulk conductor in the battery through the slot, and the first feeding part is located in the slot.
| Wide scan steerable antenna with no key-hole|
A steerable antenna architecture, or configuration, for optimal steering of transmitting and/or receiving beam over wide scan angles, is capable of steering the beam on a full hemisphere (2 π steradians), with no singularity or key-hole within a coverage area and with only one rf rotary joint. The architecture includes a dual-reflector assembly defining an antenna focal point located close to a main reflector surface and a signal feed chain having a signal source located adjacent to the antenna focal point and defining a feed axis substantially pointing towards a sub-reflector intersection point.
| Controlled lens antenna apparatus and system|
Present configuration concerns microelectronics; for instance, compact antenna devices applied in mobile communications and other equipment operating in millimeter range. The controlled lens antenna apparatus may include antenna elements in an integrated circuit configured to transmit beams.
| Antenna and wireless terminal device|
Embodiments of the present invention provide an antenna and a wireless terminal device. Through a first conductor connected to the inner side of an antenna body, the embodiments of the present invention can avoid the problem that in the prior art, while the antenna ensures the specific absorption rate (sar) performance of the wireless terminal device, the wireless performance of the wireless terminal device is greatly reduced.
| Window assembly having a transparent layer and an outer region for an antenna element|
A window assembly for a vehicle has a transparent layer including a metal compound such that the transparent layer as is electrically conductive. The transparent layer defines an area covering the window assembly.
| Electronic device|
An electronic device including a first casing, a second casing, at least one first connecting unit and at least one feeding unit is provided. The first casing includes a conductive material.
| Mobile wireless device with multi-band antenna and related methods|
A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable housing, and a printed circuit board (pcb) carried by the housing and having opposing upper and lower portions. The device may also include at least one wireless transceiver carried by the portable housing, and a satellite positioning signal receiver carried by the portable housing.
| Dual feed antenna|
The subject disclosure may include, for example, an antenna structure including an antenna having a first antenna port to transmit electromagnetic signals and a second antenna port to receive electromagnetic signals, where the antenna is coupled to a housing assembly of a communication device to transmit energy between the housing assembly and the first antenna port and second antenna port, and where first resonant modes of the housing assembly for the first antenna port or second resonant modes of the housing assembly for the second antenna port increases decoupling between the first antenna port and the second antenna port. Other embodiments are disclosed..
| Fixing bracket for antenna cable and portable terminal having the same|
Provided is a portable terminal. The portable terminal includes a metal frame including a cable accommodation part; an antenna cable accommodated into the cable accommodation part, the antenna cable including a conductive part; and a bracket clamping the antenna cable, the bracket being inserted into and coupled to the cable accommodation part.
| Information processing apparatus|
An information processing apparatus of the present invention includes a case having a loop-shaped antenna provided therein, in which the antenna is bent by a bending portion to continue in a loop shape with its one portion positioned on the front surface side of the case and the other portion positioned on the back surface side of the case.. .
| Coaxial cable designed antenna module for electronic device|
The coaxial cable designed antenna module is installed inside a casing of an electronic device. The coaxial cable designed antenna module contains an antenna coaxial cable, a radiation resonance region, and an antenna base.
| Multi-band antenna|
A multi-band antenna includes a substrate and a conductive layer. The conductive layer covered on a top surface of the substrate includes a ground element, a first radiating element and a second radiating element.
| Wafer-level rf transmission and radiation devices|
Method for constructing a dipole radio frequency antenna includes depositing on a dielectric substrate at least one layer each of a conductive material, a dielectric material, and a sacrificial material. The deposit of conductive material is controlled to form a transmission line, antenna radiating element and associated antenna feed.
| Antenna wrapped around to speaker lid|
An antenna includes a first portion and a second portion soldered together. The first portion includes conductive traces applied to a first device part.
| Method for calculating spacing ratio of interferometer array antenna for direction finder|
A method for calculating a spacing between antenna elements of an interferometer array antenna includes setting an azimuth of an instantaneous field of view and a distance between phase differences, and obtaining the number of phase difference lines and phase difference vectors with respect to the phase differences of the signals output in a phase comparator of a direction finder, performing a modular arithmetic for the phase difference vectors to obtain phase difference matrixes, obtaining a transformation matrix for linearly transforming the phase difference matrixes and performing the linear transformation using the transformation matrix, calculating a distance between the phase differences on a new axis generated by the linear transformation, and calculating an antenna spacing as an array spacing of the array antenna, the antenna spacing meeting that the distance between the phase differences is greater than a desired distance between phase differences.. .
| Array antenna having a radiation pattern with a controlled envelope, and method of manufacturing it|
A method for manufacturing an array antenna having a design phase, including synthesizing an array layout of the array antenna and choosing or designing radiating elements to be arranged according to the array layout; and a phase of physically making the array antenna, including arranging the radiating elements according to the array layout; the design phase having the steps of: a) synthesizing an array layout complying with a required minimum beamwidth, a required field of view, a required side lobe level and a target angular dependence of the maximum directivity of the array antenna over the required field of view; b) determining shaped radiation patterns of the radiating elements in order to approximate said target angular dependence of the maximum directivity of the array antenna over the required field of view; and c) choosing or designing radiating elements having the shaped radiation patterns determined at step b).. .
| Multi-beam active phased array architecture|
In an exemplary embodiment, a phased array antenna comprises multiple subcircuits in communication with multiple radiating elements. The radio frequency signals are adjusted for both polarization control and beam steering.
| Polarization re-alignment for mobile satellite terminals|
A system for allowing ground terminals, specifically mobile ground terminals, to dynamically and electronically realign signal polarizations to match that of incoming and outgoing signal polarizations from designated space assets, specifically communications from satellites, comprising an adaptive re-orientation technique based on a cost minimization function, and a means of direct calculations of weighting components based on the knowledge of the orientation and bearing of both the satellites and the ground terminals. The embodiment will allow a mobile ground terminal to electronically realign itself to the signals of a satellite, without the need for mechanical processes to physically re-orient the antenna array..
| Simultaneous imaging and precision alignment of two millimeter wave antennas based on polarization-selective machine vision|
A system and method for imaging and aligning antennas that includes an overlay imaging aligner composed of two or more antennas in association with a polarization gate, a polarization beam splitter, a non-polarizing beam splitter, a beam dump, one or more imaging lens and a common detector array. The overlay imaging aligner aligns the antennas by overlaying simultaneous digital images associated with the antennas on the common detector array.
| Radar sensor for motor vehicles|
A radar sensor for motor vehicles, having an antenna system that can be controlled by a control device so that it has a temporally varying directional characteristic, and having an evaluation device for evaluating the radar echoes received by the antenna system and for the location of objects using angular resolution, wherein the antenna system has at least two groups of antenna elements that differ in elevation in their effective direction, and the control device is fashioned to activate and deactivate the two groups in periodically alternating fashion, and the evaluation device is configured to estimate the elevation angle of the objects on the basis of a contrast between the radar echoes received by the various groups.. .
| Radiation signal measurement system for millimeter wave transceivers|
A radiation signal measurement system for millimeter wave transceivers is disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention utilize a laser to align the laser with an antenna.
| Tubular device with radiofrequency communication for well head|
An element for a drill string including a body with a generally axisymmetric appearance and a wave type communication device installed in the body. The communication device includes a set of antennae including plural antennae distributed at a periphery of the body, about an axis of symmetry thereof, and capable of operating in transmission and in reception, operating electronics capable of organizing transfer of data, in transmission and in reception, an actuator capable of selectively connecting the antennae of the set to the operating electronics, and an antenna monitor configured to regularly evaluate a reception quality parameter for at least one sub-assembly of the set of antennae, to repetitively select one or more antennae of the set as a function of reception quality parameters derived from the sub-assembly and to command the actuator to connect the selected antenna or antennae to the operating electronics..
| Race timing system with vertically positioned antennae|
An electronic timing system for timing of athletic events is provided. The timing system includes one or more vertically oriented radio-frequency identification reader assembly, a portable timing controller, a remote server, and a radio-frequency identification timing tag that is configured for attachment to an athlete.
| Communication apparatus|
An rfid tag includes an antenna coil configured to transmit and receive a signal through near field communication, a signal processing circuit configured to process the signal transmitted and received by the antenna coil, a capacitive element arranged in series between the antenna coil and the signal processing circuit, and a control unit configured to control the capacity value of the capacitive element. The control unit changes the capacity value of the capacitive element according to whether a voltage is applied from an external power supply..
| Encoded antenna array and method|
A system for identifying which equipment slots of an equipment enclosure have equipment components located in them when specific equipment components containing radio frequency identification (rfid) tags thereon are inserted into specific ones of the equipment slots. The system may use a plurality of antenna elements that wirelessly sense the presence of an rfid tag at any of the equipment slots, and which generate outputs that may be interpreted as forming a plurality of codes.