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 Proximity based messaging platform patent thumbnailProximity based messaging platform
Embodiments of the present disclosure may provide a platform that enables a user to issue a mass message to mobile telecommunications devices within a particular radius of the users' location. The platform may be configured to transmit the communication to the proximate mobile devices without the user providing the contact information for the proximate mobile devices.
Imagine2max


 Multiple devices ringing coordination patent thumbnailMultiple devices ringing coordination
A method includes accessing, at a first user device, an application that coordinates ringing of multiple user devices registered to a smart phone number that are within a predetermined proximity of each other. The method includes broadcasting an identity and a ring state associated with the user device.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


 Inductive power outlet locator patent thumbnailInductive power outlet locator
A locator for locating power outlets and power receivers. A sensor is provided in a power receiver for detecting a detection signal emitted by a remote power outlet.
Powermat Technologies, Ltd.


 Data interpretation overlay mechanism patent thumbnailData interpretation overlay mechanism
In an approach to displaying data, one or more computer processors receive a plurality of coordinates of an overlay on a graphical data display, such that the plurality of coordinates indicate a position and a size of the overlay. The one or more computer processors retrieve one or more data points from the graphical data display.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Image correcting apparatus, image correcting method and storage medium patent thumbnailImage correcting apparatus, image correcting method and storage medium
An image correcting apparatus includes an input unit and a processor. The input unit receives instruction inputs from a user.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.


 Facial image bucketing with expectation maximization and facial coordinates patent thumbnailFacial image bucketing with expectation maximization and facial coordinates
Facial image bucketing is disclosed, whereby a query for facial image recognition compares the facial image against existing candidate images. Rather than comparing the facial image to each candidate image, the candidate images are organized or clustered into buckets according to their facial similarities, and the facial image is then compared to the image(s) in most-likely one(s) of the buckets.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Method and system for providing an encryption proxy patent thumbnailMethod and system for providing an encryption proxy
An encryption proxy is instantiated in a first computing environment and includes encryption proxy authentication data for identifying itself to a secrets distribution management system in a second computing environment as a trusted virtual asset to receive and cache encryption key data in a secure encryption key cache outside the second computing environment. The encryption proxy requests one or more encryption keys to be cached and is then provided encryption key data representing the requested encryption keys in the encryption key cache.
Intuit Inc.


 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing program patent thumbnailInformation processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing program
Even when it takes time to perform rendering of a web page, it is made possible to execute a process intended by a user who performs an operation of pointing at an element in the web page. When an operation of pointing at a position of an element in a web page is received before drawing of the web page is completed, an information processing apparatus acquires coordinates indicating the position and a screen shot of the web page.
Rakuten, Inc.


 Coordinating joint operation of multiple hypervisors in a computer system patent thumbnailCoordinating joint operation of multiple hypervisors in a computer system
In a computer system, joint operation of multiple hypervisors is coordinated. A persistent hypervisor and a non-persistent hypervisor are executed.
Kaspersky Lab Zao


 Method realizing a plurality of keys/buttons which positions are determined dynamically and passively patent thumbnailMethod realizing a plurality of keys/buttons which positions are determined dynamically and passively
A method realizing a plurality of keys/buttons which positions are determined dynamically and passively. When a plurality of fingers of a user's one or two hand(s) hold or touch a multi-touch pad/screen, a plurality of touch points will be produced.

Detection with a capacitive based digitizer sensor


A method for detecting a signal transmitted by a handheld device includes detecting a signal on first electrodes along a first axis and on second electrodes along a second axis of the digitizer sensor. The method additionally includes detecting hand input on the first electrodes and on third electrodes along the second axis and detecting no hand input on the second electrodes.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Image processing system, the image processing device and program


An image processing system is provided that includes processing circuitry to calculate coordinates of a drawing apparatus adjacent to or contacting a display, determine identification information of the drawing apparatus based on the calculated coordinates, and draw an image at the calculated coordinates based on setting information that corresponds to the identification information of the drawing apparatus.. .

Medical system


A medical system has peripheral apparatuses, a sight line operation screen in which a command area for instructing operation of the peripheral apparatuses is displayed, a sight line measuring apparatus configured to detect sight line position coordinates of an operator, a sight line recognition level calculation section configured to calculate an extent of sight line recognition by the sight line measuring apparatus, and a sight line recognition level display area configured to display a calculation result of the sight line recognition level calculation section on the sight line operation screen.. .
Olympus Corporation


Methods to operate autonomous vehicles to pilot vehicles in groups or convoys


A method of controlling autonomous or driverless vehicles in a specific control zone or in a convoy is disclosed. The vehicles enter the zone or form a convoy and come under the control of a zone authority or escort vehicle that coordinates the movements of the vehicles until they leave the zone or convoy.

Gps error correction via network of fixed point ground stations


An error correcting location system includes a ground station with fixed reference coordinates. The ground station may receive satellite broadcast messages from a plurality of location system satellites.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


Methods for measuring and modeling the process of prestressing concrete during tensioning/detensioning based on electronic distance measurements


Methods are disclosed for nondestructive testing and measuring the structural health of prestressed concrete structures, such as slabs, columns, girders, bridges, towers, elevated storage tanks, silos, cooling towers, wind power generation towers, liquefied gas storage tanks, nuclear power containment buildings, and the like. Measurements are made as the structure undergoes tensioning and detensioning operations.
Sophie Lin, Trustee Of The John Michael Payne Family Trust


(macss system) medina alert child safety system


The present invention is to save lives of children, and seniors that might be left in a hot car. The present invention will be activated, when temperatures reach dangerous levels.

Golf stance guide and golf stance guide container


A golf stance guide apparatus is disclosed. The golf stance guide apparatus comprises a side strip, an upper horizontal strip and a lower horizontal strip.

Tracking system and tracking method using the same


A tracking system and method using the same is disclosed which is capable of minimizing a restriction of surgical space by achieving a lightweight of the system as well as a reduction of a manufacturing cost through calculating a 3-dimensional coordinates for each maker using one image forming unit. In the tracking system and method using the same, lights emitted from each marker are passed through a lens array unit which includes at least a pair of lens, images of the markers corresponding to the number of the lenses of lens array units are formed on an image forming for each marker, and therefore, it is possible to calculate a spatial position and a direction of the markers attached on the target by using only one image forming unit through a trigonometry.
Kyungpook National University Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation


Hitless software upgrade for a virtualized gateway coordinating multiple small cell radio access networks


A method for upgrading an access controller that controls and coordinates a plurality of radio nodes (rns) each associated with a cell in a cluster of cells belonging to a radio access network includes initializing a new access controller. The new access controller is to replace a current access controller currently controlling and coordinating the plurality of rns cell in the cluster.
Spidercloud Wireless, Inc.


Video interaction between physical locations


Systems and methods for video interaction between physical locations are disclosed. The systems can include a first room having a plurality of video cameras and a second room having a plurality of motion detection cameras.
Ultradent Products, Inc.


System, control method, and recording medium


A system includes a storage unit, a generation unit, a comparison unit, a determination unit, and an execution unit. The storage unit stores coordinates of regions included in a document and identification information of the regions.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Emergency alert assembly


An emergency alert assembly includes a base unit that may be positioned within a control room of a maritime vessel. A base control circuit is positioned within the base unit.

Coordinate-conversion-parameter determination apparatus, coordinate-conversion-parameter determination method, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium having therein program for coordinate-conversion-parameter determination


A coordinate-conversion-parameter determination apparatus includes a marker detector that detects feature points of a marker from each of a first and second images; a three-dimensional position determiner that calculates three-dimensional coordinates of each of the feature points of the marker in a camera coordinate system in which reference is a first place, based on positions of the feature points in the first and second images; and a coordinate-conversion-parameter determiner that calculates a coordinate conversion parameter so that a sum of absolute values of errors between three-dimensional coordinates in a world coordinate system, the three-dimensional coordinates in the world coordinate system being obtained by converting the three-dimensional coordinates of the feature points of the marker in the camera coordinate system by using the coordinate conversion parameter, and three-dimensional coordinates of feature points in the world coordinate system that correspond to the feature points of the marker in real space is minimized.. .
Fujitsu Limited


Disease-screening method, module and computer program, using samples taken from an individual


Remotely transmitting, with said screening application module, to said remote transmission coordinates relating to said individual, a message for convening a subsequent screening to be carried out by said individual, said screening application module further determining, depending on at least said additional data relating to said individual, the contents of said convening message and/or the remote transmission instant of said convening message.. .

Wiring length measurement apparatus and recording media


The wiring length measurement apparatus includes a distance calculation unit, by using a plurality of coordinates of bending points and a wiring width of cad data of a high-density wiring including a meander wiring, seeking each endpoint that exists on an edge in a wiring width direction and is a flexion point of each inner circuit side, and calculating distances between each adjacent endpoint and a measurement unit measuring a wiring length of the high-density wiring by calculating a sum of the distances between each endpoint calculated by the distance calculation unit.. .
Liquid Design Systems Inc.


Method for deleting email and terminal device


The present disclosure provides a method for deleting an email from a terminal device running android system. The method includes: acquiring sliding trace information of a touch point; acquiring, if a sliding operation of the touch point meets a pre-determined condition, initial coordinates of the control in a first layout file of an email interface where the touch point is located, target coordinates of a deletion button in a second layout file, and a preset interface shift threshold; shifting, according to the interface shift threshold, the initial coordinates of the control in a preset direction, and shifting, according to the interface shift threshold and a width value of the deletion button, the deletion button in a preset direction to the target coordinates of the deletion button; and deleting the email when a touch point is detected in a deletion button region of the email interface..
Hisense Mobile Communications Technology Co., Ltd.


Method of initiating a virtual icon by rear control for a portable device


A method of initiating a virtual icon on a front display by a rear side input for a portable device is proposed. The method comprises detecting a rear side touch input signal from the rear side touch panel.

Display input device and controlling display input device


A display input device includes: a display panel that displays an operation image; a touch panel portion that is used to detect the coordinates of a fingertip and the coordinates of an actual touch position in a close state in which the fingertip approaches the surface; and a control portion that recognizes an operation image operated by recognizing the touch position, that determines, based on the position of the fingertip in the close state and the track of the fingertip in the close state, whether or not in the close state, the fingertip is in a swing state in which the fingertip swings and that enlarges and displays, on the display panel, the operation image below the track when the fingertip is determined to be in the swing state.. .
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Background model for user recognition


A computer system comprises a hardware interface, a computer-memory device, an update engine, and a posture-recognition engine. The hardware interface is configured to receive depth video of an environment from a camera.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Method for ic testing bigdata analysis option value analysis


A method for ic testing bigdata analysis and option value analysis includes: dividing a wafer into devices under test to undergo an electrical property test, retrieving data detected of the devices under test at different parameters; sorting specific parameters from different parameters according to an intended analysis result; loading a drawing software into a program, defining three-dimensional spatial coordinates, and producing a parameter location map of a three-dimensional cylindrical perspective graphic in three-dimensional spatial coordinates according to coordinate points x, y, z.. .

Operation apparatus


According to an embodiment, an operation apparatus includes an operation unit which performs an operation for decomposing feature waveforms before and after a change time point at which the operating state of an instrument changes into one or more frequency components, a database unit which stores frequency features representing operating states of a predetermined instrument, a calculator which calculates a weighted distance, on polar coordinates, between an operation result and a feature stored in the database unit, the weighted distance being calculated for each operating state, and an estimation unit which estimates operating states of an instrument, based on the weighted distance.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Testing device and the nondestructive testing of a component


C. The oled film comprises a detection layer for recording position coordinates and is designed to represent on the oled film the measuring signals detected by the test head in dependence on the position coordinates detected by means of the oled film..

Vehicle position identifying system and vehicle position identifying method


Identifying a position of a vehicle using an absolute position coordinate based on radio navigation and a relative position coordinate based on at least vehicle speed. Setting, for traveling history information, reference sections in which a traveling area is common, and reading two absolute position coordinates concerning a same vehicle that are transmitted at different points in the reference section.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Accuracy traceability method based on precision coordinate control network for workshop measurement positioning system


The present invention relates to an accuracy traceability method based on precision coordinates control network for workshop measurement positioning system, which includes the steps: setting a plurality of smr (spherically mounted retroreflector) nests and stations in the measurement space; forming a global control point by using smr; measuring all the 3-d coordinates of global control points in all the laser tracker stations; using the range value measured by the laser tracker as constraints to calculate the 3-d coordinates of global control points by using the dynamic weighting method; arranging a plurality of transmitters and calibrating the transmitters in combination with precision coordinate control network; measuring all global control points and measured points simultaneously by using wmps, and using the 3-d coordinates of global control points as the constraints for adjustment calculation to obtain the 3-d coordinates of the measured points. The present invention takes advantages of accurate range measurement of laser tracker as a constraint to achieve the followings: obtaining high accuracy 3-d coordinates of global control points, constructing precision coordinate control network and using it as the measurement standards of wmps, achieving on-site accuracy traceability, and thus improving the measurement accuracy of wmps..
Tianjiin University


Determination of the coordinate transformation between an optical motion tracking system and a magnetic resonance imaging scanner


Improved cross-calibration between magnetic resonance imaging (mri) coordinates and optical tracking coordinates is provided. Initial calibration is performed with a calibration tool that includes wireless active markers that can be tracked using the mri scanner, and an optical marker that can be tracked using the optical tracking system.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University


Method for manufacturing a double-sided printed circuit board


The method for manufacturing printed circuit boards includes providing through hole vias in a non-conductive substrate at given coordinates in a printed circuit board topology, then an adhesive undercoat, a conductive layer and a metal mask layer are applied, in a single process, to the surface of the substrate and to the walls of the vias. A soluble protective layer is applied to the mask layer and to the walls of the vias, then a circuit board pattern is formed by laser evaporation, then the conductive layer and the adhesive undercoat in the regions exposed by laser evaporation are removed by selective chemical etching.
Obschchestvo S Ogranichennoy Otvetstvennostyu "kompaniya Rmt"


Melanopic lamp


A lamp having a first light source for producing a light having a spectral distribution, wherein the light is represented by a set of chromaticity coordinates in a chromaticity diagram, and having a second light source for producing a second light having a second spectral distribution, wherein the second light is represented by a second set of coordinates in the chromaticity diagram, the second spectral distribution being different from the first spectral distribution. Furthermore, the lamp has a control unit for controlling the light sources, which control unit is designed so that an intensity of the first light can be changed independently of an intensity of the second light.
Zumtobel Lighting Gmbh


A managing a low latency handover for mobile host seamless mobility


The present invention relates to a method for managing a low latency of handover of mh comprising the steps of: determining imminence handover of the mh whether intra-domain or inter-domain using hybrid location tracking scheme (100); initiating an intra-domain handover mechanism (200) if the handover is the intra-domain handoverthrough transmitting the mh's context transfer towards multiple new mag domain based on mce list; initiating an inter-domain handover mechanism (300) if the handover is the inter-domain handover-through transmitting the mh's context transfer towards multiple flma domain based on the hlce list; and redirecting all traffic towards the mh (400). The above provision is advantageous as it provides a hybrid latency low intra/inter-domain handover mechanism, which proactively coordinates mh's handover process as well as maintains mh's data session continually during its intra/inter-domain roaming within/across pmipv6 domain respectively..
Universiti Putra Malaysia


Gateway coordinating multiple small cell radio access networks


A method of coordinating a plurality of radio access networks (rans) includes aggregating, with a gateway, communications interfaces between a plurality of rans and a packet core network through the gateway. A plurality of radio nodes (rns) in each of the rans is communicatively coupled to the gateway and to user equipment (ue) devices associated with the rns in each of the rans.
Spidercloud Wireless, Inc.


Enhanced features for a gateway coordinating multiple small cell radio access networks


A method of coordinating a plurality of radio access networks (rans) includes aggregating, with a gateway, communications interfaces between a plurality of rans and a packet core network through the gateway. A plurality of radio nodes (rns) in each of the rans is communicatively coupled to the gateway and to user equipment (ue) devices associated with the rns in each of the rans.
Spidercloud Wireless, Inc.


Calbration telecentric imaging 3d shape measurement system


A calibration method is described for a telecentric imaging 3d shape measurement system, including step s1: establishing a telecentric 3d shape measurement system; s2: controlling a telecentric projection equipment to project a sinusoidal fringe pattern to a translation stage, and collecting the sinusoidal fringe pattern by a telecentric camera equipment; moving the translation stage to different depth, then obtaining absolute phase values of a pixel for calibration by a phase-shifting method; and conducting linear fitting on the series of absolute phase values of the pixel and the corresponding depths to obtain a phase-depth conversion of the measurement system; and s3: transforming pixel coordinates on the image plane of the telecentric camera equipment into world coordinates through calibrating parameters of the telecentric camera equipment. A relationship between phase and depth herein is linear, and only needs to calibrate the linearity of one pixel.
Shenzhen University


Enhanced services electronic mail


A database includes one or more physical location identifiers such as postal addresses, delivery or street addresses, or geographic coordinates. A correlator correlates electronic addresses with physical location identifiers.
Bridgetree, Inc.


Real-time occupancy mapping system for autonomous vehicles


Methods, devices, systems, and non-transitory process-readable storage media for a computing device of an autonomous vehicle to generate real-time mappings of nearby vehicles. An embodiment method executed by a computing device may include operations for obtaining origin point coordinates via a first satellite-based navigation functionality, obtaining termination point coordinates via a second satellite-based navigation functionality, calculating a unit vector based on the obtained origin point coordinates and the obtained termination point coordinates, identifying a position, a direction, and an occupancy of the autonomous vehicle based on the obtained origin point coordinates, the calculated unit vector, and stored vehicle dimensions data (e.g., length, width, height), and transmitting a message using dsrc with the origin point coordinates, the stored vehicle dimensions data, and data for identifying the vehicle's direction.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Method and system for constructing a virtual image anchored onto a real-world object


A system and method of generating a virtual image and displaying the virtual image so that the image appears to be anchored to a real world object. A data frame of spatial data obtained by one or more sensors is analyzed to determine whether one or more real-world objects to be detected is located in the data frame.
Visual Domains Ltd


Method of determining a similarity transformation between first and second coordinates of 3d features


The invention is related to a method of determining a similarity transformation between first coordinates and second coordinates of 3d features, comprising providing a first plurality of 3d features having first coordinates in a first coordinate system which is associated with a first geometrical model of a first real object, wherein the first plurality of 3d features describes physical 3d features of the first real object, providing a second coordinate system, providing image information associated with a plurality of images captured by at least one camera, for each respective 3d feature of at least part of the first plurality of 3d features, wherein the respective 3d feature is captured by at least two of the plurality of images, determining camera poses of the at least one camera in the second coordinate system while the at least two of the plurality of images are captured, determining for the respective 3d feature a second coordinate in the second coordinate system according to the at least two of the plurality of images and the camera poses, and the method further comprising determining a similarity transformation between the first coordinates and the second coordinates of the at least part of the first plurality of 3d features, wherein the similarity transformation includes at least one translation, at least one rotation, at least one scale and/or their combinations in 3d space.. .
Metaio Gmbh


Virtualizing applications for per-monitor displaying


A virtualized coordinate system is determined that describes an alternate monitor space. The virtualized coordinate system is provided to an application providing content to be displayed and the application provides virtualized rendering information including coordinates in the virtualized coordinate system.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Input device, input method and program


An input device acquires information indicating a plurality of points on a touch panel affected by a user's touch, including the touch with a finger or a stylus, calculates distances between a reference position and at least some of the plurality of points, the reference position indicating a position touched by the user on the touch panel other than with the finger or the stylus, selects one or more points affected by the touch with the finger or the stylus from the at least some of the plurality of points based on the calculated distances, and acquires coordinates of a position indicated by the user based on the selected point.. .

Three-dimensional positioning method


A three-dimensional positioning system includes establishing a geometric model for optical and radar sensors, obtaining rational function conversion coefficients, refining the rational function model and positioning three-dimensional coordinates. The system calculates rational polynomial coefficients from a geometric model of optical and radar sensors, followed by refining a rational function model by determined ground control points and object image space intersection.
National Central University


Machine and process for building 3-dimensional metal and composite structures by using carbonyl and other gases


The current invention teaches a process to add transition metals to a substrate with careful, spacial control to build up regions selectively, and a machine to enable this process to be performed. The process is amenable to doping with other gases to provide dispersion strengthening and/or to form metal matrix composites.

Polishing composition and polishing processing method using same


A polishing composition contains polishing particles and a polishing liquid used in polishing processing for smoothing a (0001)si plane of a sic single crystal used as an object to be polished, the polishing liquid is an oxidizing polishing liquid, and a relationship between ph of the polishing composition and an off-angle of the (0001)si plane of the sic single crystal is located within a range surrounded by four straight lines represented by following equations (1), (2), (3), and (4) in two-dimensional x-y coordinates where the off-angle (°) and the ph of the polishing composition are indicated by x and y, respectively: y=4 (1); y=3 (2); x=0 (3); and x=8 (4).. .
Noritake Co., Limited


Push constraint using robotic limbs


Methods and systems of determining a location of a target object on a surface are disclosed. A method may include positioning a robotic arm proximate to the target object, moving the robotic arm at a trajectory such that the robotic arm contacts the target object and pushes the target object across the surface into a target area bound by known dimensional coordinates, moving a robotic hand coupled to the robotic arm along a vector that corresponds to one of the known dimensional coordinates such that the robotic hand contacts the target object in the target area, and grasping the target object with the robotic hand..
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


Investment casting of hollow components


The invention relates to a method for producing a cast component which has cavity structures, using a 3d pattern of digital geometrical coordinates of the cast component by means of a ceramic mold, said method comprising the use of cnc technology.. .
Flc Flowcastings Gmbh


Catheter detection, tracking and virtual image reconstruction


A catheter and related x-ray imaging system for detection, tracking, and virtual image reconstruction is disclosed. The catheter and imaging system allow for the visualization of the catheter or a part of the catheter such as the tip during procedures that would otherwise obscure the catheter or part of the catheter from view.
University Of Rochester


Method for diagnosing birthmarks on the skin


A method of diagnosing birthmarks on the skin with the use of the microprocessor diagnostic system characterized in that the image of skin area recorded by a camera (1) is transmitted to the microprocessor diagnostic system (2), and implemented in its interior algorithms executed by the microprocessor perform image analysis in order to obtain diagnostic information, wherein at first area subjected to testing is typed (3) within which the birthmarks are detected (4), then the coordinates of the birthmarks are determined and they are counted (5) and compared (6) with previous records of the same skin area stored in the database (8), giving the result (7) constituting the material, which is determining the growth of the amount of birthmarks and its dynamics on a given area of the skin.. .
Ktg Sp. Z O.o


White light emitting devices including both red and multi-phosphor blue-shifted-yellow solid state emitters


Light emitting devices include a red solid state emitter and a blue-shifted-yellow solid state emitter that comprises a blue light emitting diode (“led”) and an associated luminophoric medium that includes first, second and third luminescent materials that emit light having a dominant wavelength in the respective green, yellow and red color ranges. Each blue-shifted-yellow solid state emitter emits light having a color point on the 1931 cie chromaticity diagram in a region defined by ccx, ccy coordinates of (0.226, 0.295), (0.295, 0.298), (0.323, 0.360), (0.344, 0.358), (0.422, 0.496), (0.391, 0.517), (0.371, 0.477), (0.506, 0.303), (0.226, 0.295).
Cree, Inc.


White organic light-emitting diode display device, its display control method, and display control device


The present disclosure provides a white organic light-emitting diode (woled) display device, its display control method, and a display control device. The method includes: receiving red (r), green (g) and blue (b) source data, and determining a minimum value of the r, g and b source data; determining white (w) data in accordance with the minimum value; determining chromaticity coordinates of a woled in accordance with the w data; acquiring a brightness value of the woled desired for compensating for the chromaticity coordinates of the woled to a target value, and a gain value of a subpixel participating in chromatic aberration compensation; and determining output values of r, g, b and w data in accordance with the brightness value of the woled, the gain value of the subpixel participating in the chromatic aberration compensation and the w data..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


Methods and apparatus of integrating fingerprint imagers with touch panels and displays


The present invention provides systems and methods of an apparatus that comprises a layer of fingerprint imagers, an addressing circuit, a fingerprint controller, an electronic storage devices, a layer of touch panel and a display panel. The touch panel behind the layer of fingerprint imagers can sense touch position when touched.

Finding objects in a key-based data structure by their approximate location


Object identification is described. A processor identifies a first cell of a rectangular grid overlapped over a map of a certain geographic area.
Red Hat, Inc.


Object recognition apparatus and noise removal method


In an object recognition apparatus, a range point acquirer irradiates each of irradiation areas arranged in a horizontally and vertically extending grid and forming a detection area for detecting a target with laser light and receives the reflected light from the respective irradiation areas, thereby acquiring a plurality of range points representing per-irradiation area coordinates of the target. A noise remover is configured to, based on either or both of degrees of angle proximity and degrees of distance proximity between a plurality of subject range points to be determined whether to be a noise point, of the plurality of range points, as viewed from a reference point, determine whether or not each of the subject range points is a noise point, and remove the noise point from the plurality of range points.
Toyota School Foundation


Method for classifying obstacles


A method is described for identifying and classifying objects, detected by a sensor apparatus which actively emits radiation, in terms of the relevance thereof to a driving situation of a moving vehicle, wherein radiation is emitted by the sensor apparatus and the echo radiation reflected at objects is received as measurement values, including: detecting measurement values in relation to the driving situation of the vehicle, performing an analysis of the driving situation represented by the measurement values and identifying at least one possible object, classifying the at least one identified object in an object class of a plurality of object classes, in which performing the analysis of the measurement values includes: transforming the detected measurement values from a coordinate system fixed in terms of the vehicle into a coordinate system fixed in terms of space for generating measurement values fixed in terms of spatial coordinates, wherein this transformation is based on the vehicle speed and the yaw rate of the vehicle in the determined driving situation, subdividing at least one total area, which is situated in the detection region of the sensor apparatus emitting radiation and which is coplanar or parallel with the roadway surface, into a plurality of partial areas, wherein partial areas adjoining one another partly overlap, determining the number and/or the statistical dispersion of the detected measurement values fixed in terms of spatial coordinates for each one of these partial areas, and in which performing the analysis of the driving situation represented by the measurement values and identifying at least one possible object includes: comparing the number and/or and statistical dispersion of the detected measurement values fixed in terms of spatial coordinates for each one of these partial areas, in each case with characteristic patterns, and identifying at least one object possibly present in a partial area and classifying the at least one identified object in an object class of a plurality of object classes depending on this comparison.. .
Knorr-bremse Systeme FÜr Nutzfahrzeuge Gmbh


Directional location system for a portable electronic device


A method for a first portable electronic device to locate a second portable electronic device includes: determining location coordinates of the first portable electronic device, receiving location coordinates from the second portable electronic device, determining a relative direction from the first portable electronic device to the second portable electronic device, generating an arrow on a display of the first portable electronic device, the arrow representing a direction from the first portable electronic device to the second portable electronic device. Wherein the direction of the arrow is automatically updated based on changes in the location coordinates of the first portable electronic device and the location coordinates of the second portable electronic device..
Blackberry Limited


Autonomous unmanned tower military mobile intermodal container and using the same


A method for operating a weapon system including the steps of transporting said weapon system to a desired location, wherein said weapon system comprises an intermodal shipping container, providing power to said weapon system, activating a computer processing unit of said weapon system by a remote operator, assembling said weapon system by means of said computer processing unit, raising an unmanned weapons unit by means of a lifting system, wherein a top flap of said intermodal shipping container is opened and wherein said lifting system is capable of raising and lowering said unmanned weapons unit, and transmitting images from a camera system, wherein said camera system coordinates with said unmanned weapons unit.. .

Auxiliary power unit impeller blade


A compressor impeller for an auxiliary power unit (apu) includes a hub including a plurality of splitter blades interposed between a plurality of main blades. Each of the plurality of splitter blades and the plurality of main blades include a first surface and a second surface.
United Technologies Corporation


Mechanism for seamlessly splicing nozzles and adjusting the same


The present invention provides a nozzle seamless splice mechanism and an adjustment method for the same, and belongs to a field of printing machinery technology. The nozzle seamless splice mechanism and the adjustment method for the same may solve the problems of nozzles orifices stagger, reduced printing width or blankness exposed in the middle caused by the causes such as the fabrication error, the personal error, etc with respect to the existing nozzles.
Beijing Founder Electronics Co., Ltd.


Systems, methods and devices for anatomical registration and surgical localization


Systems, methods and devices are disclosed for use in electronic guidance systems for surgical navigation to determine the relationship between the three-dimensional coordinates of an anatomy of a patient and those of an electronic guidance system. These coordinates are required to assist in the determination of the angles with respect to which components, such as, an acetabular prosthesis, are inserted into a body of the patient.
Intellijoint Surgical Inc.


Estimating control feature from remote control with camera


An apparatus estimates control features of remote controls comprising cameras for detecting light points from beacons located at or near devices that are to be controlled via the remote controls by letting the cameras further detect light points from non-beacons. Processors estimate the control features in response to information from the detections of the light points.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


Visible light transmitter, visible light receiver, visible light communication system, and visible light communication method


A visible light communication system having a transmission apparatus for modulating a transmission signal to a multiple-value number and a reception apparatus for demodulating a multiple-value modulated transmission signal is provided. The transmission apparatus includes a plurality of light emitters for emitting light in different colors, a chromaticity coordinates calculator for mapping a digital value to a chromaticity coordinates value, and a light intensity controller for controlling a light intensity of each of the light emitters based on the chromaticity coordinates value corresponding to the digital value.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium


An information processing apparatus includes an image acquisition unit configured to acquire an image obtained by imaging a target object onto which a pattern having a bright portion and a dark portion is projected by a projection unit, an allocation unit configured to allocate, to a pixel in the image, a label corresponding to luminance of the pixel by referring to a characteristic of the pattern, and a correspondence relationship derivation unit configured to derive a correspondence relationship between a position of the pattern in a projection plane of the projection unit and a position of the pattern in the acquired image and a three-dimensional coordinate derivation unit configured to derive three-dimensional coordinates of a surface of the target object based on the derived correspondence relationship.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Displaying location-specific images on a mobile device


A system is provided for providing location-specific images to a mobile device for display. The system generally comprises three components: a mobile device having a screen, a position identification system (e.g., a gps receiver) that determines the position of the mobile device, and a database containing location-specific images taken at various locations.
A9.com, Inc.


Selective map marker aggregation


The selective aggregation of marker objects on a map is disclosed. A plurality of marker objects is received in response to a query.
Adtile Technologies Inc.


Method and system of detecting touch operation on touch screen, and touch display device


The present invention discloses a detection method and system for detecting whether or not a touch screen is touched, and a touch display device, for precisely detecting whether or not the touch screen is touched. The method comprises: controlling the touch screen to output a frame image, using pre-established correspondences between each gray scale and the correction data for the gray scale to convert gray scale of each sub-pixel region in the image into correction data for the gray scale, and using the obtained correction data to constitute a correction data table, the correction data table comprising correspondences between each sub-pixel region in the image and correction data; outputting a touch scan signal to a touch drive electrode line, and receiving a voltage signal outputted from a touch sensing electrode line, determining the sub-pixel region corresponding to the position coordinates, determining the correction data corresponding to the sub-pixel region through lookup in the correction data table, using the correction data to correct voltage waveform data corresponding to the voltage signal, and judging whether or not the touch screen is touched based on the corrected voltage waveform data..
Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd.


Directed registration of three-dimensional scan measurements using a sensor unit


A laser scanner measures 3d coordinates from a first position and a second position and uses a sensor unit that includes at least an accelerometer and gyroscope to register the 3d coordinates, the registration based at least in part on comparison to a measured sensor displacement to a preferred displacement value.. .
Faro Technologies, Inc.


Dimension measurement device, dimension measurement method, dimension measurement system, and program


The dimension measurement device of one aspect of the present invention includes: an obtainer configured to obtain, from a measurement device for performing three dimensional measurement of a desired object, a set of coordinates in three dimensions of the desired object; a surface extractor configured to determine a focused surface constituting the desired object based on the set of coordinates, and extract a position of a boundary of the focused surface; a region extractor configured to extract, in relation to a candidate region corresponding to an object being a specific object attached to the focused surface, a position of an edge surrounding the candidate region; and a dimension generator configured to generate dimensional data necessary for creating a dimensional drawing of the desired object from the position of the boundary and the position of the edge.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Guide tubular members in a snubbing unit


The guide apparatus for tubular members prevents buckling, when a snubbing unit inserts the tubular member into a well. The guide apparatus includes a lower slotted cylinder having a plurality of rib extensions projecting upward so as to form lower slots, and an upper slotted cylinder a plurality of complementary rib extensions projecting downward so as to form upper slots.
Blue Ocean Technologies Llc


Processing inspection workpiece for machine tool, and on-machine measurement method using said workpiece


Provided is a processing inspection workpiece for a machine tool with which it is possible to inspect tool precision by subjecting the machine tool to on-machine measurement. Also provided is an on-machine measurement method using said workpiece.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd.


Sprayer with automatically controlled laterally and angularly displaceable spray boom assembly


A turf sprayer comprises a transport vehicle that carries a laterally extending spray boom assembly. The spray boom assembly is both laterally displaceable and angularly displaceable relative to the transport vehicle.
The Toro Company


Bone density measuring device


In image data obtained, the radius and the ulna, and interosseous soft tissue between two bones are identified. A midpoint (ygk) of the length of the interosseous soft tissue in a y axis direction in (xk) coordinates is determined.
Hitachi Aloka Medical, Ltd.


Method and system for network node selection based ue agent assisted modification of temporary identity in 3g and 4g networks


The embodiments described herein relate generally to a method and system for using mobility management entity (mme) or serving gprs support node (sgsn) pooling features depending on whether it is a 3g or 4g network and adding an enhancement in the user equipment (ue) whereby it uses location information (e.g., broadcast public land mobile network identity (plmn id), tracking area (ta), cell identification, global positioning system (gps) coordinates or the like) to decide from which mme or sgsn it should obtain services.. .
Connectem Inc.


Systems and methods for illuminating and viewing objects


A light source contains a laser having a radiating facet that radiates light with an intrinsic or acquired intensity profile. The light is received by an optical scrambler comprising a bundle of optical fibers having and input surface and an output surface.

Optimal direction determination of radio signals


Mobile communication devices, e.g., cellphones, may integrate an antenna array that includes one or more antenna to form radio beams at a preferred direction and a signal locator to identify coordinates corresponding to a strongest signal strength and direct the antenna array towards the strongest single strength.. .
Empire Technology Development Llc


Biomarker method


Provided herein is a computer-implemented method for quantifying the spatial distribution of cells or sub-cellular structures, the method comprising the following steps performed by a computer: (a) receiving for a subject image data comprising a plurality of biomarkers, n, wherein the data represents a spatial map of the biomarkers; (b) processing the data to obtain a set of coordinates, wherein each coordinate denotes the location of a cell or sub-cellular structure represented by a biomarker or combination of biomarkers; (c) processing the set of coordinates into a two-dimensional symmetric (2n−1)×(2n−1) or 2n×2n matrix (d), wherein each element (i, j) of the matrix indicates the frequency of a cell or sub-cellular structure represented by a first biomarker or combination of biomarkers (i) being observed within an interaction distance, di, of a cell or sub-cellular structure represented by a second biomarker or combination of biomarkers (j), and wherein i and j may be the same or different; and (d) using a classifier to assign the subject to a group or category based on the two-dimensional symmetric matrix (d).. .
The University Of Manchester


Apparatus and performing finite element computation


A model is defined as a collection of nodes and elements, where each element is a region whose boundaries are defined by three or more nodes. A processor obtains a first dataset including first values calculated for different nodes or elements of the model.
Fujitsu Limited


Method for intelligent web reference preloading based on user behavior prediction


A preloading tool facilitates efficient loading for content associated with links in a web document. An index containing links for a current page is created.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


System and virtual region based access control operations using bim


Systems and methods for operating a security system are provided that can include a user interface device displaying a three-dimensional model of a secured area based on a bim, the user interface device displaying a representation of each of a plurality of security devices in the secured area on the model based on respective coordinates of each of the plurality of security devices in the bim, the user interface device receiving first user input dividing the model into a plurality of subareas, the user input device receiving second user input identifying a change in at least one operating parameter for at least one of the plurality of subareas, and applying the change in the at least one operating parameter to security devices that are represented on the three-dimensional model of the secured area within the at least one of the plurality of subareas.. .
Honeywell International Inc.


Method for displaying a position on a map


There is disclosed a method executable by an electronic device for displaying a position on a map. The method comprises appreciating coordinates of position; appreciating coordinates of a map object having a curve near position; identifying a point of curve nearest to position comprising identifying a first segment of curve bounded by a first region and a second segment of curve bounded by a second region, determining that a distance from position to a point of first segment is not greater than a distance from position to a known nearest point of second region, and calculating a shortest distance from position to first segment as a shortest distance from position to either of first segment and second segment without calculating a distance from position to at least one point of second segment other than known nearest point of second region; and causing displaying, on map, of an indication of point of curve nearest to position..
Yandex Europe Ag


Navigation user interface


The present disclosure relates to techniques for managing navigation alerts. The disclosure generally describes an exemplary technique whereby a first device, such as a smartphone, coordinates the timing or sequence of alerts for a navigation instruction on the first device and on a second device, such as a smartwatch.
Apple Inc.


Device for estimating position of moving body and estimating position of moving body


The present invention addresses the problem of reducing the processing load involved in estimating the position of a moving body. An upward-oriented camera is mounted to a top part of a moving body and an image of a periphery of the moving body is captured.
Hitachi, Ltd..


Vehicle periphery image display device and camera adjustment method


An onboard periphery image display device for adjusting transformation rule of each camera mounted on an automobile is provided. A predetermined calibration pattern of a calibration member is placed in a capture area of a reference camera and another calibration pattern of the calibration member is placed in a capture area of an adjustment-targeted camera.
Denso Corporation


Motion analysis method, motion analysis apparatus, and storage device


A motion analysis apparatus includes a swing width analysis unit that specifies a swing width from a first position to a second position on a swing trajectory on the basis of coordinates of a swing position of an exercise appliance which are acquired by using an output signal from an inertial sensor in a calculation processing circuit.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


Mobile security monitoring


Systems and methods are disclosed for security monitoring using a mobile device by detecting an activation condition associated with an emergency; and capturing and sending emergency data stream including images or video, audio, and positioning coordinates to a cloud-based processor to store and forward to a predetermined circle of family and friends to allow them to view the stream of audio, images/video and positioning coordinates in real time.. .

Application permission management device and method therefor


An application permission management method, includes: generating a running request in response to an operation of running an object of a terminal device, therein, the running request includes object information of the object; obtaining geographical location coordinates of the terminal device in response to the running request; determining whether the terminal device is located in one monitoring area and determine the monitoring area in which the terminal device is located; and determining forbidden lists corresponding to the determined monitoring area, determining the object according to the object information in the running request, and determining whether the object is forbidden to run according to the forbidden lists corresponding to the monitoring area.. .
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


Three-dimensional time series data


A system, device, computer program product, and/or method generates display data that allows a user to ascertain a relationship between related electronic information from among sent and received electronic information. A three-dimensional time series data processing system selects one electronic information, extracts electronic information relating to the selected electronic information from the electronic information database, calculates relevance between the sender of the selected electronic information and the sender of the extracted electronic information, and generates three-dimensional time series data for three-dimensionally rendering a relationship between the selected electronic information and the extracted electronic information as positional information of the respective extracted electronic information in a virtual three-dimensional space, where the sender, the send time and the relevance are axes.
International Business Machines Corporation


Method for designing three-dimensional freeform surface


A method for designing three-dimensional freeform surface is provided. An initial surface and a first three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system are established.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


Monitoring parking rule violations


A system comprising a computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program and a method for monitoring parking rule violations is presented. The method may include accessing a set of pixel coordinates defining a location of a vehicle within an image.
General Electric Company


Method of detecting the position of a cassette and its device


The method of detecting and referencing two-dimensional position of a cassette in a drawer of compartments distributed according to columns and rows includes positioning at least one inserted cassette with the upper face turned towards the top within a compartment. Systematic detection of all compartments is performed automatically by verifying the presence of a cassette and by verifying the presence of a cassette within each compartment.
Dreampath Diagnostics


Methods and systems of a dedupe file-system garbage collection


In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method of implementing a dedupe file system with constant ingestion and retrieval times for objects in dedupe file system achieved by synchronizing a garbage collection (gc) thread and reader (restore), writer (backup) threads in a dedupe file system includes generating, with at least one processor, a state machine for dedupe file system that coordinates concurrent data ingestion due to writers and data deletion due to garbage collector. The state machine has three states.

Recognition of user drawn graphical objects based on detected regions within a coordinate-plane


A system, method, and apparatus for managing the drawing of graphical objects are disclosed. An example apparatus includes an interface configured to receive at least one gesture from a user in relation to a client device.
Skribb.it Inc.


Systems and methods for composite applications


A generalized application coordination module coordinates execution of two or more general-purpose applications. Native display elements of the applications may be arranged in a composite application interface.

Methods for determining at least one dimension of a superabrasive element using two-dimensional images


Embodiments of methods are disclosed for determining at least one dimension or a wear characteristic of a superabrasive element, such as a polycrystalline diamond cutting element. In an embodiment, a method for characterizing a superabrasive element using two-dimensional images is disclosed.
Us Synthetic Corporation


Tracking system and tracking method using the same


A tracking system and method using the same is disclosed which is capable of minimizing a restriction of surgical space by achieving a lightweight of the system as well as a reduction of a manufacturing cost through calculating a 3-dimensional coordinates of each of makers using single image forming unit. In the tracking system and method using the same has an effect of reducing a manufacturing cost of the tracking system with small and lightweight, and relatively low restriction of surgical space comparing with conventional tracking system by calculating a spatial position and a direction of the markers attached on a target by using one image forming unit through a trigonometry since a pair of maker images are formed on an image forming unit for each marker by a pair of light sources positioned different to each other..
Kyungpook National University Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation




Coordinates topics:
  • Coordinates
  • Spectrometer
  • Downstream
  • Mass Spectrometer
  • Touch Screen
  • Tracking System
  • Touch Sensing
  • Signal Processing


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