|| List of recent Coordinates-related patents
| Geographical restrictions for application usage on a mobile device|
Apps are secured or security-wrapped either before they are downloaded onto a device, such as a smart phone or tablet device, or after they are downloaded but before they are allowed to access the device operating system and cause any potential damage to the device. The app is secured before it is allowed to access the operating system of the device, thereby preventing the app from malicious behavior.
| Method and system of using standardized structural components|
A method and system disclosed herein provides generating an architectural diagram describing an architectural layout of a building, wherein one or more walls of the building are designated as standardized structural walls, automatically positioning each of the standardized structural walls to a geometric grid, and mapping (or “placing”), using a computer, one or more of a plurality of standardized structural components, including standardized panels, standardized columns, and standardized trusses to coordinates of the geometric grid.. .
| Near-surface object sensing device and sensing method|
Disclosed is a near-surface object sensing device, including a printed circuit board, a plurality of magnetic sensors arrayed on the printed circuit board to sense the magnetic field of an external magnetic object and generate a magnetic sensing signal, a multiplexer connected to the magnetic sensors for selecting and outputting the magnetic sensing signal, and a microprocessor connected to the multiplexer for receiving the magnetic sensing signal, wherein the microprocessor includes a sampling algorithm module for converting the magnetic sensing signal into a magnetic field distribution image, and a six-dimensional coordinate-calculating module for calculating six-dimensional coordinates of the external magnetic object. The sensing device of the invention is compact, low energy consuming and can accurately provide users with a convenient and intuitive user interface with three dimensional locations and position information in a near-surface space..
| Gps navigation code system|
A gps navigation code system comprising either a smart cell phone or a personal data assistant (pda) having gps features and easy address retrieval means, thereby enabling a driver to retrieve and request directions to an address. The user pre-programs the system with a plurality of addressees or points of interest and assigns unique navigation codes for each.
| Interfacing with a mobile telepresence robot|
A telepresence robot may include a drive system, a control system, an imaging system, and a mapping module. The mapping module may access a plan view map of an area and tags associated with the area.
| Pulsation system and method|
A pulsation system and method includes a pulsation device that generates pulsation patterns and ancillary therapeutic techniques, such as music, images, and aromatherapy. A communication device operates the pulsation device.
| Constraint-based scheduling for delivery of location information|
Defining subscriptions to location information for a computing device (e.g., a mobile computing device). Application programs, services, and/or peer devices define the subscriptions based on constraints associated with requests for the location information.
| Fast generation of radio coverage map of access points in an indoor environment|
A method for generating a two-dimensional radio coverage map comprising a plurality of physical levels including a first physical level and a second physical level. The access point is located above the second physical level.
| Location based contact routing|
The location of a mobile terminal associated with a user is determined using gps or by monitoring signals generated and received by the mobile terminal, etc. Coordinates for at least one hot spot defined by the user are accessed to determine whether the location of the mobile terminal is within the hot spot.
| Method and system for transmitting data using automated voice when data transmission fails during an emergency call|
A vehicle communication system enables one or more processors to receive indication that an emergency event has taken place from an emergency detection sensor position throughout the vehicle. An emergency condition detection signal may be automatically sent by a detection sensor, or manually sent by a vehicle occupant pushing an emergency assistance button.
| System and method for providing teaching-learning materials corresponding to real-world scenarios|
A method is provided for providing teaching-learning materials corresponding to real-world scenarios. Teaching-learning materials are provided and stored in advance, wherein each item of the teaching-learning materials corresponds to coordinates marking locations for at least one landmark.
| Automated truck unloader for unloading/unpacking product from trailers and containers|
An automatic truck unloader for unloading/unpacking product, such as boxes or cases, from trailers and containers is disclosed. In one embodiment, a mobile base structure provides a support framework for a drive subassembly, conveyance subassembly, an industrial robot, a distance measurement subassembly, and a control subassembly.
| Multidimensional coded-modulation for high-speed optical transport over few-mode fibers|
Systems and methods for data transport are provided which encode streams of data using low density parity check (ldpc) encoders and map data streams to symbols, by assigning bits of symbols to a signal constellation and associating bits with constellation points. Constellation points are generated using a d-dimensional optimum signal constellation design (oscd) method.
| Method and apparatus for determining and storing the position and orientation of antenna structures|
Determining the position and orientation of base station antennas in mobile radio is highly important for optimizing the transmission parameters. It requires time-consuming and costly effort, since measurements need to be taken directly at the antenna.
| Measurement apparatus and program|
A region-setting unit sets, in an image, a region based on one reference point designated by a user in the image or a predetermined region as an extraction region. An edge extraction unit extracts an edge of the subject based on an image of the extraction region.
| Radiographic apparatus and an image processing method therefore|
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| Fast vector error diffusion|
Subdividing a color space is described for vector error diffusion which includes obtaining color coordinates for each primary color in the color space, and comparing the color coordinates to a threshold value for each coordinate plane of the color space. In response to the comparing, each primary color is grouped into a quadrant of the color space, wherein each quadrant is defined by the threshold value for each coordinate plane.
| Apparatus and method for image processing and storage medium, and image pickup apparatus|
An image processing method includes: acquiring a mosaic image photographed by image pickup means including an image pickup element in which a basic array pattern is repeatedly arranged in horizontal and vertical directions, storing first correction data containing a coordinate of a defective pixel and correction information associated with a position of the defective pixel in the basic array pattern, and second correction data containing a correction pattern corresponding to the correction information and indicating positions, relative to the defective pixel, of plural peripheral pixels that have a same color as the defective pixel, reading the correction pattern based on the correction information, calculating coordinates of the peripheral pixels based on the first correction data and the read correction pattern, extracting pixel values corresponding to the peripheral pixels at the calculated coordinates from the mosaic image, and calculating the pixel value of the defective pixel.. .
| Sensing method using self-capacitance and mutual-capacitance alternatively to reduce touch noises|
In a sensing method using self-capacitance and mutual-capacitance alternatively to reduce touch noises, a control device configures a first driving and sensing device and a second driving and sensing device to perform an initialization. The control device configures the first and second driving and sensing devices to perform at least one self-capacitance sensing for producing a first possible touch point range during a first work mode.
| Coordinate measurement machine with distance meter used to establish frame of reference|
A portable articulated arm coordinate measuring machine includes a distance meter to measure 3d coordinates of at least three targets to establish a position and orientation of the articulated arm within a frame of reference established by the at least three targets.. .
| Non-articulated portable cmm|
A portable articulated arm coordinate measuring machine (aacmm) for measuring three-dimensional coordinates of an object in space is provided including a base and a positionable arm coupled to the base. The arm has at least one arm segment including a position transducer for producing a position signal.
|Virtual machine branching and parallel execution|
A state branching system is described herein that allows parallel execution of complex state transitions while leveraging time invested to setup a starting state. By allowing branching at the virtual machine level, the state branching system allows setup of a particular condition or state in a virtual machine, then copying and branching to parallel instances of the virtual machine to explore different possible subsequent states.
|Automated data collection, computation and reporting of content space coverage metrics for software products|
One or more test results and one or more user stories are received. For each test result in the one or more test results a set of content space coordinates of the one or more test results is compared to a set of content space coordinates of the one or more user stories.
|User input determination|
In accordance with one implementation, a method is illustrated that allows a computing device to determine a user input. The method includes detecting one or more user input objects in a 3-dimensional field relative to a 2-dimensional surface.
|Instruction for element offset calculation in a multi-dimensional array|
An apparatus is described having functional unit logic circuitry. The functional unit logic circuitry has a first register to store a first input vector operand having an element for each dimension of a multi-dimensional data structure.
|Access network node based barometric reference pressure network|
Systems, apparatus and methods for populating and using a pressure database to determine an altitude of a unit with an unknown altitude are presented. A pressure from one or more barometric pressure sensors linked to respective base stations are interpolated to determine a reference pressure (e.g., at sea level) at arbitrary coordinates (x,y) having pressure reading.
|Vehicle travel assisting device|
In a vehicle travel assisting device, a vehicle speed, a yaw rate, a traveling lane of an own vehicle, and a position of a leading vehicle are detected. Target travel coordinates of the own vehicle are calculated, based on the traveling lane and the position of the leading vehicle a travel path curvature of a target travel coordinate group is estimated, based on information related to the target travel coordinate group.
|Palletizer for corrugated bundles|
Techniques that palletize bundles at high-speed. A robotic controller includes a vision system that determines a location and orientation of incoming bundles, a tracking system that communicates between the controller and a conveyor, and a robot that coordinates its movement with the bundles.
|Machining condition estimating apparatus and machining condition estimating method|
A machining condition estimating apparatus, for estimating a long life-time machining condition, by suppressing boundary wears, from among plural numbers of choices of machining conditions, without building up database, comprise: a means for defining an analysis model presenting shapes of a tool and a cutting material, to be a target of analysis, and various kinds of machining condition parameters relating to relative positions between the tool and the cutting material; a means for setting up an initial value for use of analysis and change volume of the machining condition parameter as analysis parameters; a means for conducting geometric calculation of contact length, over which the tool and the cutting material of the model contact with, for each analysis parameter; a means for producing a distribution waveform, plotting the contact length “lci” for each position “γi” of a point on each blade edge calculated, on “γi”−“lci” coordinates, thereby to calculate a ratio of movement length of a boundary portion with respect to the maximum contact length (boundary movement rate) and a ratio of width, over which a tool blade contacts with the cutting material (contact rate); a means for searching the analysis parameter, with which the boundary movement rate or the contact rate comes to maximum, respectively; and a means for outputting a long life-time machining condition selected from the analysis parameters searched.. .
|Defect pattern evaluation method, defect pattern evaluation apparatus, and recording media|
According to a defect pattern evaluation method of an embodiment, defects are detected by performing optical defect inspection on a pattern on a substrate. Then, the defects are classified according to a type of a pattern layout using a pattern layout corresponding to coordinates of the defects.
|Laminated glass intermediate film and laminated glass|
The present invention provides an intermediate film for laminated glass which can improve sound insulation. The intermediate film has a layered structure including at least two layers, comprising: a first layer containing a polyvinyl acetal resin and a plasticizer; and a second layer positioned on a first surface of the first layer.
|Automatic tire loader/unloader for stacking/unstacking tires in a trailer|
An automatic tire loader/unloader for stacking/unstacking tires in a trailer is disclosed. In one embodiment, a mobile base structure provides a support framework for a drive subassembly, conveyance subassembly, an industrial robot, a distance measurement subassembly, and a control subassembly.
|Imaging service using outdoor lighting networks|
A system and methods to provide imaging service using outdoor lighting networks. The system uses outdoor lighting networks to manage/control video/image sensors connected to the network, e.g.
|Representation and coding of multi-view images using tapestry encoding|
Representation and coding of multi-view images using tapestry encoding are described. A tapestry comprises information on a tapestry image and a world coordinates map associated with the tapestry image, each of which may contain information from one or more perspectives of a scene.
|Device and method for touch detection on a display panel|
Discussed herein is an information processing apparatus that detects a touch input at a touch panel disposed on or formed integrally with a display panel, performs sampling of the detected touch position and utilizes a predictive filter to estimate the coordinates of the touch position. The apparatus comprises a controller that actuates the predictive filter based on the application being executed and updates the display panel with the estimated coordinates when a predetermined condition is satisfied..
|Method and apparatus for determining user input in a three-dimensional field|
In accordance with one implementation, a method is illustrated that allows a computing device to determine a user input. The method includes detecting one or more user input objects in a 3-dimensional field relative to a 2-dimensional surface.
|Evaluation of scattered-light signals in an optical hazard alarm and output both of a weighted smoke density signal and also of a weighted dust/steam density signal|
A method evaluates two scattered-light signals in a hazard alarm operating in accordance with the scattered light principle. The particles to be detected are irradiated with light in a first wavelength range and with light in a second wavelength range.
|Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program|
An information processing apparatus includes: a screen which displays information; a coordinate input unit which inputs coordinates instructed by a user to the screen; and a control unit which determines a user instruction based on a track of a user input via the coordinate input unit and controls an operation of the screen in accordance with a determination result.. .
|Implementing user mode foreign device attachment to memory channel|
A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing attachment of a user mode foreign device to a memory channel in a computer system. A user mode foreign device is attached to the memory channel using memory mapping of device registers and device buffers to the processor address space.
|Methods and apparatuses for providing and displaying cluster data|
Embodiments of a method and apparatus for providing cluster data are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the method includes receiving, from a geographic information system (gis) client device, geographical coordinates of a viewable extent of the gis client device.
|Shared image database with geographic navigation|
There is disclosed a method and device for operating an image database shared by a plurality of users. In an embodiment, each image captured by a user and stored in a shared image database is associating with the geographic coordinates of the location at which the image was captured.
|Ophthalmologic laser device and method for preventing and treating aftercataract|
An ophthalmologic laser device includes a pulsed laser configured to produce radiation focused along at treatment beam path. A variably adjustable beam deflector unit and a focusing lens system are disposed in the treatment beam path.
|Optical type inspection apparatus, inspection system and the wafer for coordinates management|
This optical inspection device has: a line sensor on which channels are arranged; a moving means for moving a wafer mounted on a stage relative to the line sensor; a stage position detection means for detecting the on-stage positions of pseudo-defects in images formed on the channels as pseudo-defect stage coordinates, said coordinate management wafer being a wafer on which one pseudo-defect die is formed per row and column of a matrix of dies and each pseudo-defect die has a plurality of pseudo-defects formed in a line in the columnar direction; a coordinate transformation means for transforming the pseudo-defect stage coordinates into pseudo-defect die coordinates; a difference computation means for computing the differences of the pseudo-defect die coordinates from design coordinates; and a characteristic pattern acquisition means for obtaining a coordinate error characteristic pattern in which the differences from the pseudo-defect stage coordinates increase or decrease along a straight line.. .
|Non-contact measurement device|
A portable coordinate measuring machine for measuring the coordinates of an object in space is provided including a manually positionable articulated arm portion having a plurality of connected arm segments that include position transducers that provide position signals. A probe assembly connected to an arm segment includes a non-contact measurement device having a projector and a camera separated by a baseline distance.
|Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium storing an image processing program|
An image processing apparatus measures duration of the drawing operation by using coordinate information that indicates coordinate instructed to draw and time information that indicates time when the coordinates are detected, determines predicted time in accordance with the duration of the drawing operation, and generates an drawn image by calculating the predicted coordinates after the predicted time passes. The image processing apparatus calculates a characteristic value of the drawing operation by using the coordinate information and the time information and measures the duration of the drawing operation in case the characteristic value of the drawing operation is less than predetermined threshold value..
|Method and apparatus for displaying video on 3d map|
Exemplary embodiments disclose a method of projecting an image onto a surface of a three-dimensional (3d) electronic map. The method includes: extracting nearest intersecting points for each of a plurality of virtual view angle vectors with respect to a position of a virtual photographing apparatus and a plurality of polygons that constitute the 3d electronic map; comparing 3d coordinates of the extracted nearest intersecting points and 3d coordinates of a plurality of pixels constituting the plurality of polygons to select pixels that are within a range of the 3d coordinates of the extracted nearest intersecting points; converting 3d coordinates of the selected pixels to two-dimensional (2d) coordinates to display the selected pixels on a 2d display; and superimposing an input image on top of the selected pixels to output the superimposed image in real-time..
|Stereoscopic conversion with viewing orientation for shader based graphics content|
The example techniques of this disclosure are directed to generating a stereoscopic view from an application designed to generate a mono view. For example, the techniques may modify instructions for a vertex shader based on a viewing angle.
|Touchpad, display apparatus, and method for controlling touchpad|
A touchpad including a proximity detector configured to generate a proximity event by detecting whether an object is close to a touch surface, a coordinate recognizer configured to select one from among a relative coordinate mapping mode and an absolute coordinate mapping mode based on the proximity event and to predict coordinates of a touch point to be touched by the object, using the selected coordinate mapping mode, and a controller configured to control output of information about the predicted coordinates, is disclosed. If an object is close to a touch surface of a touchpad, it is predicted that a user desires to select a target.
|Touch event processing method and portable device implementing the same|
A touch event processing method and a portable device implementing the same is provided for protecting a touch event occurring on a touch screen from hacking. Touch coordinates from a touch panel are first provided to the first operating system.
|Touch pad for handheld device|
A touch pad system is disclosed. The system includes mapping the touch pad into native sensor coordinates.
|Three-dimensional positioning method|
A three-dimensional positioning method includes establishing the geometric model of optical and radar sensors, obtaining rational function conversion coefficient, refining the rational function model and positioning the three-dimensional coordinates. Most of the radar satellite companies and part of the optical satellite only provide satellite ephemeris data, rather than the rational function model.
|Method and apparatus for fabricating contoured laminate structures|
A plurality of identical fabrication modules are linked together and configurable to fabricate any of a plurality of differing laminate structures in a family of structures having common features. Each of the fabrication modules is locally adapted to fabricate a section of the laminate structure on a corresponding tool.
|Method and program for using gestures to control a coordinate measuring device|
A coordinate measuring device includes a measuring probe measuring three-dimensional coordinates; a measuring arm supporting the measuring probe and outputting position information for calculating the three-dimensional coordinates; a controller connected to the measuring arm and detecting the three-dimensional coordinates based on the position information; and a memory storing a predetermined gesture. The controller further detects a trajectory of the measuring probe based on the continuously detected three-dimensional coordinates and, by cross-checking the trajectory with the gesture stored in the memory, the controller recognizes the specific gesture corresponding to the trajectory..
|Method and program for using gestures to control a coordinate measuring device|
A coordinate measuring device includes a measuring probe measuring three-dimensional coordinates; a measuring arm supporting the measuring probe and outputting position information for calculating the three-dimensional coordinates; a controller connected to the measuring arm and detecting the three-dimensional coordinates based on the position information; and a display displaying a menu. The controller further displays the menu on the display when a predefined menu display operation performed using the measuring probe is detected..
|Method of reconstructing aspheric surface equations from measurements|
Surface measurement data just provides the coordinates of an object surface without giving various parameters like the radius of curvature, conic constant, and deformation coefficients. In this paper, we propose a novel method for extracting the important parameters for the determination of unknown aspheric surface equations from the measurement of aspheric surfaces.
|Methods and systems for organizing information|
Embodiments are directed towards organizing heterogeneous information items as nodes within a graph structure and/or a category, where each information item is implemented as a folder and each information item may be in more than one folder. An information management application residing within a computing device enables a user to integrate various information items of various types and sources using a many-to-many relationship for each information item.
|Systems and methods for coordinating the delivery of high-quality health care over an information network|
The field of the invention relates to systems and methods for managing healthcare information systems, and more particularly to systems and methods for coordinating the delivery of high-quality health care and medical services over an information network. In one embodiment, a processing server is configured to electronically receive a patient's health information over a data network from one or more patient systems.
|Measurement method and device for determining the position of a profile component applied to a shell component|
A measurement method for determining the position of an omega profile component placed on a shell component of an aircraft, in which the actual position of the omega profile component relative to the shell component is optically acquired in a contactless manner, so as to subsequently compare the latter with a defined desired position, wherein several adjacently spaced apart measuring points are established at two mutually opposing flank sides of the profile cross section of the omega profile component, through which a regression line is run according to the path measurement principle based on coordinates, whose point of intersection is drawn upon to determine the orthogonal position of the omega profile component relative to the shell component.. .
|Ankle replacement system and method|
A position adjustment device having a tool holder is locked to at least two pins projecting from respective anterior facing locations near a distal end of a tibia of a patient. The position adjustment device is adjusted.
|Finding friends near a friend|
A system for finding friends near a friend, including a memory, housed within a mobile device, for storing a contact list including records for a plurality of friends, each record comprising a name of a friend and geographic coordinates of a location of the friend, and a locator for receiving as input the name of a designated friend in the contact list, and for generating as output a list of at least one proximal friend, each proximal friend including the name of a friend, other than the designated friend, whose location is located close to the designated friend's location.. .
|System and method for coordinating multiple radio transceivers within the same device platform|
A wireless device having a central control entity that coordinates multiple radio transceivers co-located within the same device platform to mitigate coexistence interference. The wireless device comprises an lte transceiver, a wifi transceiver, a bt transceiver, or a gnss receiver.
|Analysis system and analysis method|
An object of the present invention is to enable accurate classification of golf swings. A data processing apparatus computes a state of motion of a golf ball on the basis of still images captured by an imaging unit.
|X-ray imaging apparatus and method of controlling the same|
The x-ray imaging apparatus includes an x-ray generator to generate and emit x-rays, an x-ray detector to detect the emitted x-rays and acquire x-ray data, and a controller to convert the x-ray data into x-ray characteristic coordinates and estimate a response characteristic function of the x-ray detector from a relationship between measurement data and reference data, the measurement data and the reference data being converted into the x-ray characteristic coordinates.. .
|Automatic measurement of dimensional data with a laser tracker|
Measuring with a system having retroreflector targets and a laser tracker includes storing a list of coordinates for three targets and at least one added point; capturing on a photosensitive array a portion of the light emitted by a light beam and reflected off the targets; obtaining spot positions on a photosensitive array of a tracker camera from the reflected light; determining a correspondence between three spot positions on the photosensitive array and the coordinates of the targets; directing a beam of light from the tracker to the targets based at least in part on the coordinates of the first target and the first spot position; measuring 3-d coordinates of the targets with the tracker; determining 3-d coordinates of the at least one added point based at least in part on the measured 3-d coordinates of the targets and the coordinates of the at least one added point.. .
|Orthogonality compensation method for length measurement device and length measurement device using same|
The present invention provides an orthogonality compensation method for length measurement device, including: providing a measuring platform and a plurality of alignment marks, wherein the measuring platform comprises a chassis, a rectangular measuring table mounted on the chassis, an inspection microscope arranged above the measuring table, and a laser device mounted on the chassis and coupled to the inspection microscope; mounting the alignment marks on the measuring table and recording the coordinates of the alignment marks with respect to the coordinate system of the measuring table to provide reference coordinates; using the inspection microscope to read actual coordinates of the alignment marks with respect to the coordinate system of the measuring table and comparing the actual coordinates with the reference coordinates; and carrying out correction of coordinates if differences exist between the actual coordinates and the reference coordinates, so as to make the actual coordinates equal to the reference coordinates.. .
|Calibration reference pattern for vehicle camera and setting method thereof, and image conversion method and device|
An image conversion method is provided. An image of a calibration reference pattern is captured.
|Systems and methods for stand-off inspection of aircraft structures|
A system for stand-off inspection comprising local positioning system hardware and a nondestructive evaluation instrument supported by a pan-tilt mechanism. The system further comprises a computer system that is programmed to perform the following operations: (a) directing the local positioning system hardware toward an area of a surface on a target object by control of the pan-tilt mechanism; (b) activating the local positioning system hardware to acquire an image; (c) processing the image to determine whether an anomaly is present in the area; (d) if an anomaly is present, determining coordinates of a position of the anomaly in a coordinate system of the target object; and (e) directing the nondestructive evaluation instrument toward a position corresponding to the coordinates.
|Method and system for controlling video structure of video conference system|
Disclosed is a method and system for allowing a server system to control a video structure of a client system through a video of an optimized size and to transmit the controlled video structure in a system in which video conference is remotely available. The method includes a step of allowing a control unit of any one client system to request a main control unit of a server system to change the video structure which includes coordinates and video size; and allowing the main control unit to make a change so as to coincide with the request of the control unit of the client system, which has requested the change of the video structure being currently outputted to a video conference monitor, and to transmit the change to a control unit of each client system..
|Input device, input support method, and program|
An input device includes a touch panel which detects proximity or contact of a detection target, a coordinates extraction unit which extracts coordinates information including at least a z coordinate, in a direction perpendicular to a surface of the touch panel, of the proximity or contact-detected detection target, and a control unit which determines a contact threshold value for detection of contact of the detection target to the touch panel on the basis of coordinates information of the detection target extracted with an initial manipulation on the surface of the touch panel.. .
|Display apparatus, input apparatus, and method for compensating coordinates using the same|
A display apparatus, an input apparatus, and a method for compensating coordinates using the same. A method for compensating coordinates using a display apparatus includes receiving movement information from an input apparatus, calculating a coordinate value based on the movement information, and displaying a cursor on the calculated coordinate value.
|Minimized color shift lighting arrangement during dimming|
An illumination device, system, and method are disclosed. The illumination system includes a first set of light sources and a second set of light sources, driven by a first driver and second driver, respectively.