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06/23/16
20160182961 
 Network movie instant merchandise purchase system and method patent thumbnailNetwork movie instant merchandise purchase system and method
A network movie instant merchandise purchase system and method have a network server containing activity data base and a movie player to play the network movie. When the user clicks the merchandise shown on a played picture of the network movie, the movie player transmits a movie code, a time label and clicked coordinates corresponding to the played picture to the network server available for the network server to compare with the activity data of the activity data base, and when the activity data at a preset interval before and after the time label of the network movie directed by the movie code have a marking area containing the clicked coordinates, merchandise data in the merchandise data field of the activity data is included in an activity listing.

06/23/16
20160182767 
 Image processing method patent thumbnailImage processing method
A technology that enables accurate position specification on an image displayed on a screen to perform processing and correction of the image data is provided. When the image is printed on a sheet on which a dot pattern is printed, a reference point of the image on the display device is set and the reference point is printed in a visible mark together with the image.

06/23/16
20160180712 
 Citywide parking reservation system and method patent thumbnailCitywide parking reservation system and method
A system including: (a) a database of individual on-street parking spots, and individual off-street parking spots, each of the individual parking spots associated with a unique identifier (uid) and location coordinates; and (b) an off street spot management module in communication one or more external client devices, adapted to receive parking rules from an external client device operated by an owner of each of the individual off-street parking spots.. .

06/23/16
20160180582 
 Method for adapting a mesh model of a geological subsurface patent thumbnailMethod for adapting a mesh model of a geological subsurface
The present invention concerns a method for adapting a mesh model to make it match a target. The model comprises a plurality of reference interfaces, each reference interface being associated with a target interface in the target.

06/23/16
20160180533 
 Sequencing products recognized in a shelf image patent thumbnailSequencing products recognized in a shelf image
A method for sequencing products on a retail shelf, or other objects, recognized in an image of the retail shelf includes detecting products in the received image and calculating a final sequence position for each detected product. The final sequence position is calculated by generating a region of interest for each detected product in the received image, generating a plurality of unique raster numbers for each region of interest using a raster number equation by varying parameters of the raster number equation based on pixel coordinates of each region of interest, determining a plurality of sequence positions for each region of interest using the plurality of unique raster numbers, and determining the final sequence position for each region of interest using the plurality of sequence positions for each region of interest.

06/23/16
20160180531 
 Method to determine distance of an object from an automated vehicle with a monocular device patent thumbnailMethod to determine distance of an object from an automated vehicle with a monocular device
A method of determining the distance of an object from an automated vehicle based on images taken by a monocular image acquiring device. The object is recognized with an object-class by means of an image processing system.

06/23/16
20160180500 
 Method and  providing mapping of geo locations on schematic maps patent thumbnailMethod and providing mapping of geo locations on schematic maps
An approach is provided for providing instantaneous and efficient mapping of geographic locations on to a schematic map. A map generation platform designates one or more reference locations for creating at least one schematic map associated with at least one schematic coordinate system.

06/23/16
20160180497 
 Method for geometric image transformation based on a mug geometry patent thumbnailMethod for geometric image transformation based on a mug geometry
A non-transient computer readable medium containing program instructions for causing a computer to perform a method of redrawing an image, the image being usable to decorate a mug having given parameters. The program instructions, according to one embodiment of the method, calculate a first aspect ratio of the mug.

06/23/16
20160180156 
 System and  detecting, tracking and counting human objects of interest using a counting system and a data capture device patent thumbnailSystem and detecting, tracking and counting human objects of interest using a counting system and a data capture device
A method for counting and tracking defined objects includes the step of receiving subset data with a data capturing device, wherein the subset data is associated with defined objects and includes a unique identifier, an entry time, an exit time, and location data for each defined object. The method further includes the steps of receiving subset data at a counting system, counting the defined objects, tracking the defined objects, associating a location of a defined object with a predefined area, and/or generating path data by plotting x and y coordinates for the defined object within the predefined area at sequential time periods..

06/23/16
20160180110 
 Using a local authorization extension to provide access authorization for a module to access a computing system patent thumbnailUsing a local authorization extension to provide access authorization for a module to access a computing system
Provided are a method, system, and computer program product for a local authorization extension to provide access authorization for a module to access a computing system. A memory stores information on a first validity range comprising position coordinates for a module seeking to access the computing system and a second validity range comprising position coordinates for a location authorization extension for a computing system.

06/23/16
20160179357 

Method, device and terminal for implementing rotation of floating window


Disclosed are a method, device and terminal for implementing rotation of a floating window. The method comprises: providing, by user equipment, a picture container supporting a rotation attribute for a user interface (ui) floating window view; adding the ui floating window view to the picture container; when the orientation is changed, acquiring a rotation angle of the ui floating window view, redrawing the rotated ui floating window view, and acquiring a rotation reduction matrix; and when a user click event is detected, performing rotation reduction conversion on the coordinates at the user click position.

06/23/16
20160179288 

Information processing apparatus and information processing method


This information processing apparatus includes: a display panel; a sensor panel that is superimposed on the display panel and detects coordinates designated by a user; and a control unit that sets, with a region detectable by the sensor panel being a first region, a second region in at least a part of the first region and invalidates the coordinates detected is the second region.. .

06/23/16
20160179077 

Composable explicit power flow control in electrical grids


A power flow control system for an interconnected power system, the interconnected power system comprising a plurality of electrical subsystems; an abstract framework configured to work as a utility maximiser under constraints (that applies to the electrical subsystems by specifying their capabilities, expected behavior and a simplified view of their internal state);and a plurality of agents. Each agent is responsible of one or a plurality of the electrical subsystems, comprises means configured to express an internal state of the electrical subsystem within a common system of coordinates, and has communication means configured to communicate among agents according to a protocol.

06/23/16
20160179068 

Method and system for managing household devices


A method and system for managing household devices is provided. The method includes: locating by multiple household devices the current position coordinates of a mobile terminal; computing by the multiple household devices their respective distances to the mobile terminal using the current position coordinates of the mobile terminal to obtain multiple pieces of distance information, and transmitting the distance information to a control center; selecting by the mobile terminal the smallest distance based on the distance information, and transmitting feedback information to the household device at the smallest distance; and receiving by the household device the feedback information and thus performing operations of turning on, turning off, or regulating.

06/23/16
20160178688 

Grounding grid breakpoint diagnostic transient electromagnetic method


A grounding grid breakpoint diagnostic method for a transient electromagnetic method, based on a transient electromagnetic detection apparatus. The method comprises: (101) disposing a test line at a position above a grounding grid to be diagnosed on the ground, and determining coordinates of a detection point; (102) obtaining information about coordinates of the detection point, and coinciding the center of the transient electromagnetic detection apparatus with the coordinates of the detection point; (103) performing, by the transient electromagnetic detection apparatus, measurement along the test line point by point, so as to obtain measurement data; (104) processing, by using diagram forming software, the measurement data to form a longitudinal resistivity cross-section diagram of the detection point according to a preset formula; (105) determining whether a breakpoint occurs at the detection point according to the longitudinal resistivity cross-section diagram.

06/23/16
20160178348 

Method and following an operator and locking onto a retroreflector with a laser tracker


A method for measuring three-dimensional (3d) coordinates includes providing a retroreflector and a laser tracker. In a first instance, an operator gives a follow-operator gesture.

06/23/16
20160177735 

Turbine blade having film cooling hole arrangement


A turbine blade includes a platform that has a platform leading edge and trailing edge joined by two platform circumferential sides. An airfoil extends radially outwardly from the platform to a free tip end.

06/23/16
20160176115 

Printing system for three-dimensional objects


A printing system for three-dimensional objects has a control unit for storing and executing a robot program and an industrial robot which is controlled by the control unit and which has an arm with several members, wherein the tip of the arm is movable along a predetermined movement path according to path data of the robot program. A printing unit is mounted on the tip of the robot arm and is controlled by the control unit, which has at least one print nozzle for applying pointwise a respective portion of a print material at respective coordinates according to object data of the robot program..

06/16/16
20160174325 

Illumination system


An illumination system includes different color leds, a controller, and an input device. The controller controls intensities of the leds.
Daisho Denki Inc.


06/16/16
20160174039 

Earth positioning system


An earth positioning system (eps) is provided. The eps includes a plurality of fixed led lights with communication functions and a mobile communications device.
International Mobile Iot Corp.


06/16/16
20160173766 

Image processing method and image processing device


An image processing method includes steps of obtaining a first image under a first field of view; generating a first rectangular mask in the first image; converting first x-y plane coordinates of four end points of the first rectangular mask into spherical coordinates; obtaining a second image under a second field of view; converting the spherical coordinates into second x-y plane coordinates corresponding to the second image; determining whether the second x-y plane coordinates of the end points all are located in the second image; and if the second x-y plane coordinates of the end points all are located in the second image, generating a second rectangular mask in the second image by a maximum x coordinate value, a maximum y coordinate value, a minimum x coordinate value and a minimum y coordinate value of the second x-y plane coordinates of the end points.. .
Vivotek Inc.


06/16/16
20160172551 

Led lens design with more uniform color-over-angle emission


An led device with improved angular color performance has a silicone lens shaped as a portion of a sphere. The lens is molded over an array of led dies disposed on the upper surface of a substrate.
Bridgelux, Inc.


06/16/16
20160171894 

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.

06/16/16
20160171756 

Relaxed sorting in a position-only pipeline


In the cull pipe, positions of the vertices of a triangle have already been computed and these coordinates may be exploited by taking and sorting triangle groups based on these coordinates. As one example, all the triangles in a tile may constitute a group.

06/16/16
20160171742 

Method and device for rotating a multidimensional space


Embodiments relates to a method for rotating a multidimensional space and a device for rotating a multidimensional space. The method may comprise:—obtaining (s1) 2d coordinates of a first point (p1) and a second point (p2) of a 2d visualization space input by a user,—determining (s2) a first d-dimensional vector (p1) and a second d-dimensional vector (p2) by projecting said first point (p1) and said second point (p2) into a d-dimensional space, wherein d is equal to or greater than 4,—determining (s3) a rotation matrix (r) in function of said first d-dimensional vector (p1) and said second d-dimensional vector (p2).
Alcatel Lucent


06/16/16
20160171705 

Method and device for automatically identifying a point of interest in a depth measurement on a viewed object


A method and device for automatically identifying a point of interest in a depth measurement on a viewed object using a video inspection device is disclosed. The video inspect device determines the three-dimensional coordinates in a region of interest on the viewed object and analyzes those surface points to determine the desired measurement application (e.g., determining the deepest point, the highest point, or the clearance between two surfaces).
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160171678 

Image processing device, method, and recording medium having an image processing program recorded therein


A three-dimensional common coordinate system is defined and a first correspondence relationship between each pixel of a first three-dimensional image which has at least a portion of a human body as a subject and coordinates on the common coordinate system is set. A second three-dimensional image which has at least a portion of the human body as a subject that at least partially overlaps the subject in the first three-dimensional image is aligned with the first three-dimensional image to calculate a correspondence relationship between pixels of the first three-dimensional image and the second three-dimensional image.
Fujifilm Corporation


06/16/16
20160171481 

Sending and receiving payments using a message system


The present disclosure relates to systems, methods, and devices that provide a transactional payment system. In particular, the transactional payment system allows users of messaging system to send and receive electronic payments to and from other users of the messaging system.
Facebook, Inc.


06/16/16
20160171133 

Method for performing a test run on a test bench


In order to be able to superimpose and compare measurement results from test runs in a substantially more effective, faster, and improved manner, a virtual track (a*-b*) is read from a data storage unit (4), wherein the virtual track (a*-b*) is stored as a sequence of geo-coordinates (p) and with corresponding, to the geo-coordinate (p) related data (d) of a vehicle (1*), a driver and/or surroundings of the vehicle (1*), and the virtual track (a*-b*) is used to carry out the test run of the virtual vehicle (1*), wherein measured data (m) on the virtual vehicle (1*) is detected and stored in relation to the geo-coordinate (p) during the test run.. .
Avl List Gmbh


06/16/16
20160171004 

Method and system for improving the location precision of an object taken in a geo-tagged photo


A system and method that improves the location precision of the object taken in a geo-tagged photo. When a photo is taken of an object, the distance to the object in the photo is determined.
Pitney Bowes Inc.


06/16/16
20160170611 

Map with different degrees of overlapping geocoded pixels


A pattern of geocoded pixels is generated by accessing data point values, where each data point value includes an attribute value and coordinates of a geographic location. Each data point value corresponds to a geocoded pixel that is positioned on the pattern based on the coordinates of the data point value such some geocoded pixels overlap other geocoded pixels.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


06/16/16
20160170559 

Handheld device and implementing input area position adjustment on handheld device


A handheld device and a method for implementing input area position adjustment on the handheld device includes, when detecting that a user executes a touch operation on a touchscreen of the handheld device, the handheld device determines, according to a relative position relationship between coordinates of contact points sensed by the touchscreen, whether the user executes the touch operation by a left hand or a right hand, and then, according to a result of the determining, displays, on a left side or a right side of the touchscreen, an input area that is currently displayed on the touchscreen, such that it is convenient for the user to perform inputting by one hand, thereby resolving a problem in the prior art that user operations are relatively cumbersome because a user needs to tap a specific touch area to implement input area position adjustment.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160170556 

Input device set and composite input device set


An input device set that is placed on a touch panel and includes a collection of individually identifiable input devices, each of the input devices has a plurality of contacts that project from a base and input coordinates into the touch panel, each of the contacts includes a contact surface that touches a placing surface of the touch panel and inputs the coordinates and a coordinates identifying area that is included in the contact surface and includes a center of gravity of the contact surface, the coordinates identifying areas are disposed so as not to overlap one another among the input devices, and areas of the contact surfaces are disposed so as to overlap in at least two input devices.. .
Koto Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160170536 

Electronic device and coordinate detecting method


An electronic device includes a housing, a display, an electrostatic-capacitance touch panel, a transparent member that protects the touch panel, and a depression detector. The touch panel is configured to detect a pair of two-dimensional coordinates indicated by an indicator having predetermined conductivity, wherein when the touch panel detects a plurality of pairs of two-dimensional coordinates and when the depression detector detects a predetermined amount of deformation, at least one pair of two-dimensional coordinates detected during a predetermined time period prior to a time when the deformation is detected is validated; and a pair of two-dimensional coordinates detected before the predetermined time period prior to the time when the deformation is detected, is not validated, wherein the predetermined time period does not include a deformation of an amount equal to or greater than the predetermined amount of deformation..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


06/16/16
20160170495 

Gesture recognition apparatus, vehicle having the same, and controlling the vehicle


A gesture recognition apparatus, a vehicle having the same, and a method for controlling the vehicle are disclosed. A gesture recognition apparatus includes a collection unit having a single sense region, configured to collect information regarding a user gesture conducted in the sense region.
Hyundai Motor Company


06/16/16
20160170491 

Gesture assistive zoomable selector for screen


A method of pointing a first object on a screen of an infotainment system is provided. The first object on the screen is displayed on the screen and, a location of a second object related to a user and a first predetermined gesture executed by the second object by one or more sensors can be detected.
Alpine Electronics, Inc.


06/16/16
20160170078 

Large scale gas electron multiplier and detection method


A detector assembly includes an insulating substrate, a printed circuit board, a resistive, plate, a drilled board, a drift volume, and a cathode. A surface of the printed circuit board exposed to the resistive plate includes printed circuit lines for measuring first and second coordinates of a charge event.
Lingacom Ltd.


06/16/16
20160169695 

Computerized providing travel information and/or content to users


Systems and methods are disclosed for providing travel information and/or content to users. According to certain embodiments, an area of interest is calculated based on a determined location of a user traveling along a route and a relative distance of travel.
Mapquest, Inc.


06/16/16
20160169680 

Method and calculating rotation angle of device


A device configured to determine a rotation angle with respect to a proceeding direction includes an accelerometer configured to obtain acceleration information related to movements of the device; a storage unit configured to store the acceleration information; and a controller configured to transform coordinates of the acceleration information, filter the acceleration information on the transformed coordinates, and determine the rotation angle of the device with respect to the proceeding direction of the device by using gravitational acceleration information on the transformed coordinates. The gravitational acceleration information is derived by using information about a time point when a vertical acceleration component at the transformed coordinates of the device has a maximum value, from among the acceleration information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160169661 

Laser line probe having improved high dynamic range


A method for measuring three-dimensional coordinates of an object surface with a line scanner, the line scanner including a projector and a camera, the projector projecting onto the object surface a first line of light at a first time and a second line of light at a second time, the integrated energy of the second line of light different than the first line of light, the camera capturing the reflections of the first line of light and the second line of light, a processor determining portions of the image that are saturated or have electrical noise, and determining three-dimensional coordinates of the object surface based at least in part on the processed data.. .
Faro Technologies, Inc.


06/16/16
20160169659 

Laser scanner


A method and system for acquiring three-dimensional (3d) coordinates of a surface is provided. The method includes providing the scanner configured to emit a light from the light source and reflect the light onto the surface, the scanner further being configured to determine with a processor a three-dimensional coordinate of a point on the surface based at least in part on a first and second angle measuring device and a reflection of the light from the surface.
Faro Technologies, Inc.


06/16/16
20160167247 

System and forming holes onto a sheet-metal assembly


Various approaches for forming holes onto a sheet-metal assembly are described. In one implementation, a sheet-metal assembly is received through a conveyor system within a manufacturing cell.
Ford Motor Company


06/16/16
20160165795 

Robot lawnmower mapping


A method of mapping an area to be mowed with an autonomous mowing robot comprises receiving mapping data from a robot lawnmower, the mapping data specifying an area to be mowed and a plurality of locations of beacons positioned within the area to be mowed, and receiving at least first and second geographic coordinates for first and second reference points that are within the area and are specified in the mapping data. The mapping data is aligned to a coordinate system of a map image of the area using the first and second geographic coordinates.
Irobot Corporation


06/09/16
20160165205 

Holographic displaying based on human eyes tracking


A holographic displaying method and device based on human eyes tracking are disclosed. The holographic displaying method includes the following steps of: tracking human eyes of a viewer in real time and acquiring an image of the human eyes; determining whether coordinates of the both eyes can be determined according to the tracked image of the human eyes; and decreasing a transforming depth of field of the displayed 3d image when the coordinates of the both eyes cannot be determined according to the tracked image of the human eyes.
Shenzhen Estar Technology Group Co.,ltd


06/09/16
20160165187 

Systems and methods for automated visual surveillance


Embodiments relate to systems, devices, and computer-implemented methods for performing automated visual surveillance by obtaining video camera coordinates determined using video data, video camera metadata, and/or digital elevation models, obtaining a surveillance rule associated with rule coordinates, identifying a video camera that is associated with video camera coordinates that include at least part of the rule coordinates, and transmitting the surveillance rule to a computing device associated with the video camera. The rule coordinates can be automatically determined based on received coordinates of an object.
Avigilon Fortress Corporation


06/09/16
20160165098 

Method for correcting color using rgb data


A method for a color correction using rgb data without a color space conversion for the color correction includes the steps of: extracting a start hue value of color coordinates from rgb input data; extracting an end hue value, which is finally modified by a color correction matrix user, from the start hue value according to each hue control value of a red color, a green color, a blue color, a yellow colo, a cyan color and a magenta color (rgbycm); converting input values r g and b, according to the end hue value, using a conversion formula for the corresponding input hue value among r, g and b conversion formulas; extracting a final saturation value from the end hue value according to an rgbycm saturation control value; and calculating values of r, g and b according to modified start hue value, using an rgb color saturation value conversion formula.. .
Siliconfile Technologies Inc.


06/09/16
20160164274 

Overvoltage notching of electricity delivered to an electrical load


To protect an electrical load from anomalous electricity provided by an electricity source, a switching mechanism is configured to transition into one of conducting and non-conducting states in response to respective on and off states of a switching signal. A power controller evaluates input frequency characteristics of an overvoltage event in input electricity provided by the electricity source against at least one frequency criterion.
Electronics Systems Protection, Inc.


06/09/16
20160163108 

Augmented reality hud display for vehicle


An augmented reality head-up display (hud) display method for a vehicle includes: detecting a position of an object outside of the vehicle at which a driver of the vehicle is looking; detecting a position of an eye of the driver while the driver is viewing external object information displayed on a windshield of the vehicle; extracting augmented reality hud display coordinates of the object based on the detected object position and augmented reality hud display coordinates of the eye based on the detected eye position; correcting one or more errors in the augmented reality hud display coordinates of the object and one or more errors in the augmented reality hud display coordinates of the eye using an error correction parameter for the augmented reality hud display coordinates of the object and an error correction parameter for the augmented reality hud display coordinates of the eye, the error correction parameters varying from one another; receiving the corrected augmented reality hud display coordinates of the object and the corrected augmented reality hud display coordinates of the eye; and displaying augmented reality hud graphics of the external object information on the windshield based on the received corrected augmented reality hud display coordinates.. .
Hyundai Motor Company


06/09/16
20160163107 

Augmented reality method and system, and user mobile device applicable thereto


An augmented reality method includes: capturing physical objects in a physical space, to obtain respective depth information of the physical objects; generating respective physical coordinates of the physical objects; generating a 3d map of the physical space; searching an ar deposition corresponding to the physical space; converting respective ar virtual coordinates of a plurality ar objects in the ar deposition into respective physical coordinates of the ar objects in the physical space; judging whether an ar alignment error occurs; if yes, adjusting a first ar virtual coordinate of a first ar object, among the ar objects, which causes the ar alignment error; and performing ar demonstration.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute


06/09/16
20160163086 

Random accessible lossless parameter data compression for tile based 3d computer graphics systems


A method and apparatus are provided for compressing vertex parameter data in a 3d computer graphic system, where the vertex parameter data is a data block relating to a plurality of vertices used for rendering an image. The data relating to each vertex includes multiple byte data relating to at least one parameter.
Imagination Technologies Limited


06/09/16
20160163066 

Image processing device and imaging apparatus


An image processing device extracts a similar color region from an image, based on at least a difference between a reference hue angle calculated based on a hue angle of pixels or small regions within a specific region of the image and the hue angle within the specific region, and a color difference between reference color space coordinates calculated based on color space coordinates of the pixels or small regions within the specific region and the color space coordinates within the specific region.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


06/09/16
20160162848 

System and enabling third party entitlements for enterprise partners based on customer printing behaviors


A customer workstation with a device discovery tool is connected to a network. The device discovery tool obtains identifying information about document-processing devices connected to the network.
Xerox Corporation


06/09/16
20160162726 

Microscope slide coordinate system registration


Systems, methods and computer program products for mapping coordinates of various imaging stations are described. In some implementations, cells (e.g., red blood cells) in a biological specimen can be used for determining the mapping information between the imaging stations.
Roche Diagnostics Hematology, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162628 

Generic design rule checking (drc) test case extraction


A computer-aided testing is provided for design verification of integrated circuits. More specifically, a method of generating a test case in design rule checking is provided for that includes extracting coordinates of an error marker for a first error identified in an integrated circuit design.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/09/16
20160162078 

Touch detection


A touch detection method and device are provided. The method includes: obtaining coordinates of a point associated with touch points; obtaining distances between the touch points in a direction of an axis to be measured; determining indeterminate coordinates of the touch points based on the coordinates of the point associated with the touch points and the distances between the touch points in the direction of the axis to be measured; and determining actual coordinates of the touch points according to the indeterminate coordinates of the touch points.
Spreadtrum Communications (shanghai) Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160162052 

Collaboration system


A collaboration system provides enhanced user interface to enable users to interact with electronic devices. In one embodiment, users can add content to a digital system by using a pen that streams coordinates so that input to the digital system may be based on conventional pen and paper handwriting.
Apple Inc.


06/09/16
20160162050 

Image projection apparatus, and system employing interactive input-output capability


An image projection apparatus includes an image receiver; an image processor; a projection unit to project a projection image on a projection screen; a coordinate calculator to calculate coordinates of a point in the projection image when the point is identified by a coordinate input device; an interactive communication unit to perform communication related to the interactive input-output capability with the coordinate input device, and the external apparatus; an operation information converter to convert the calculated coordinates of the point and an operation information of the coordinate input device to an operation information for the image projection apparatus and the external apparatus; a distance calculator to calculate distance between the coordinate input device and the projection screen; and an input-action-reproducing determination unit to determine whether movement of coordinates of the point on the projection screen identified by the coordinate input device is reproduced depending on the calculated distance.. .

06/09/16
20160161673 

Alignment device, splicing device, aligning method, and splicing optical fibers


An optical fiber alignment device includes an image-capturing device capturing images of end surfaces of two optical fibers; an image-analyzing device obtaining position coordinates of two or more cores in the end surfaces from the image captured by the image-capturing device for each of the two optical fibers; a calculation device substituting the position coordinates of the cores obtained for each of the optical fibers in a theoretical equation that represents a total sum of axial deviation losses at the time of splicing the cores to each other, the calculation device obtaining a positional relationship between the end surfaces of the optical fibers from the theoretical equation such that the total sum of the axial deviation losses becomes a minimum; and a driving device arranging the optical fibers such that the end surfaces of the optical fibers satisfy the positional relationship obtained by the calculation device.. .
Fujikura Ltd.


06/09/16
20160161575 

Combined field location and mri tracking


A composite tracking system for a medical device comprises a field location tracking system including at least one field location sensor structured to be coupled to a medical device, a magnetic resonance tracking system including at least one tracking coil structured to be coupled to a medical device, and a composite tracking processor operably coupled to the field location tracking system and the magnetic resonance tracking system. The composite tracking processor is operable to receive and process field location parameters from the field location tracking system and positional coordinates from the magnetic resonance tracking system to register a field location coordinate system to a magnetic resonance coordinate system..
Imricor Medical Systems, Inc.


06/09/16
20160161350 

Structures monitoring system and method


A sensing system that includes an optical fiber disposed helically around an outer surface of a structure along a longitudinal axis of the structure is provided. The optical fiber is disposed such that at least one complete helical turn of the optical fiber covers the length of the structure.
General Electric Company


06/09/16
20160161260 

Method for processing feature measurements in vision-aided inertial navigation


A mobile platform having a camera for outputting image data of features with unknown locations, an inertial measurement unit for outputting inertial measurements of the features, where the coordinates of the features are unknown, a processor, storage and an extended-kalman filter-based estimator executable on the processor for processing the inertial measurement and features of the image data, where a state vector of the estimator contains a sliding window of states for determining the position and orientation of the mobile platform.. .
The Regents Of The University Of California


06/09/16
20160160656 

Turbine airfoil segment having film cooling hole arrangement


A turbine airfoil segment includes inner and outer platforms that are joined by at least one airfoil. The airfoil includes leading and trailing edges that are joined by spaced apart first and second sides to provide an exterior airfoil surface.
United Technologies Corporation


06/09/16
20160160654 

Turbine airfoil segment having film cooling hole arrangement


A turbine airfoil segment includes inner and outer platforms that are joined by at least one airfoil. The airfoil includes leading and trailing edges that are joined by spaced apart first and second sides to provide an exterior airfoil surface.
United Technologies Corporation


06/09/16
20160157938 

Computer-implemented technique for determining a coordinate transformation for surgical navigation


A technique for determining a transformation between a navigation reference coordinate system (302) for navigation of a surgical device (150) relative to patient image data and an image coordinate system (304) in which the patient image data define a shape of a patient surface is provided. A computer-implemented method implementation of that technique comprises receiving multiple data sets that have been taken from different perspectives of the patient surface.
Stryker Leibinger Gmbh & Co. Kg


06/02/16
20160157320 

Lighting apparatus


A lighting apparatus comprises: a plurality of light source units comprising at least three light source units, wherein the light source units emit lights having different color temperatures from each other and different color coordinates from each other; a sensor sensing each of the light quantities of the r (red) component, g (green) component and b (blue) component of light mixed with lights emitted from a plurality of the light source units; a memory having a standard color coordinate located within an area formed by the color coordinates of the light output from the light source units; and a controller controlling light quantities of the light source units in such a manner as to reduce an error value between the standard color coordinate and a comparative color coordinate.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160157063 

Geographical applications for mobile devices and backend systems


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a request for a geographical destination from a mobile device, determining geographical coordinates of the destination, and transmitting the coordinates to the mobile device. In another embodiment, a method includes transmitting a request for a geographical destination from a mobile device to a remote location, receiving geographical coordinates of the destination, and outputting a map showing a present location of the mobile device and/or the geographical destination.

06/02/16
20160156899 

Three-dimensional measurement apparatus and control the same


A three-dimensional measurement apparatus including: a projection unit configured to project a pattern onto a measurement target object from one or more projection directions; and an image capturing unit configured to obtain one or more captured images by capturing an image of the measurement target object from one or more view points. The three-dimensional measurement apparatus obtains a position of the pattern projected onto the measurement target object based on the one or more captured images obtained by the image capturing unit, and calculates three-dimensional coordinates of a surface of the measurement target object based on the position of the pattern obtained from the one or more captured images and a position of the pattern estimated based on a parameter set that represents internal scattering of the measurement target object..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


06/02/16
20160156839 

Position detection device


A position detection device, provided with: an associating unit that uses a first image, which is captured by a first camera and includes a second camera displayed on a substantially central axis in a vertical direction or a horizontal direction, and a second image, which is captured by the second camera and includes the first camera displayed on the substantially central axis in the vertical direction or the horizontal direction, as a basis for associating a subject included in the first image and a subject included in the second image as the same subject; and a detection unit that detects three-dimensional coordinates of the associated subjects.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


06/02/16
20160155666 

Providing a chip die with electrically conductive elements


A method for providing position control information for controlling an impingement position of a laser beam for treatment of a chip die in a chip manufacturing process, comprises the steps of a) receiving a specification of positions (x,y) of a electrically conductive elements in the chip die, the positions having a first coordinate along a first direction (x) and a second coordinate (y) along a second direction in a plane defined by the chip die, said first and second direction being mutually transverse to each other, b) selecting a cluster of positions that is within a predetermined two-dimensional spatial range, wherein each pair of positions in the cluster at least has a first minimum difference in their first coordinates or a second minimum difference in their second coordinates and removing the next position from the ordered set, c) update the positions of the set of positions in accordance with an expected time needed to carry out the treatment for said cluster and a speed of a wafer comprising the chip die, d) repeating steps b-d until each of the positions in said set is assigned to a cluster.. .
Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast- Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek Tno


06/02/16
20160155250 

Map obtaining method


A method for obtaining a map comprises: capturing a map image from a physical map, obtaining a plurality of geographical coordinates corresponding to a plurality of reference points from one of the physical map and the map image, calculating a corresponding geographical coordinate of each pixel in the map image, and embedding a relationship between each pixel and its corresponding geographical coordinate into the map image.. .
Inventec Corporation


06/02/16
20160154506 

Touch panel device and correcting coordinates on touch panel


A touch panel device includes: a detection unit that detects coordinates of a pressed point on an input surface of a touch panel; and a correction unit that corrects the coordinates detected by the detection unit to obtain corrected coordinates, wherein the correction unit approximates, when a predetermined number of reference points arranged on the input surface are pressed, curves passing through coordinates of the reference points by second order or higher order polynomial equations, specifies, when an arbitrary point on the input surface is pressed, a region including coordinates of the arbitrary point from regions obtained by dividing the input surface by the curves, calculates distances from the coordinates of the arbitrary point to curves that define the specified region among the curves with the second order or higher order polynomial equations, and calculates the corrected coordinates based on a location of the specified region and the distances.. .
Fujitsu Component Limited


06/02/16
20160154477 

Information processing system, information processing apparatus, transforming coordinates


An information processing system includes a pointer to designate a position in a three-dimensional space relative to a display, a first image capture device to capture the position designated by the pointer relative to the display as a virtual image of the pointer, a parameter calculator to calculate a first parameter used for transforming coordinates of the position designated by the pointer in the virtual image to world coordinates when the pointer is operated on the display by touching the display, or a second parameter used for transforming coordinates of the position designated by the pointer in the virtual image when the pointer is operated above the display without touching the display, and a world coordinate calculator to transform the coordinates of the position designated by the pointer in the virtual image to the world coordinates by applying the first parameter or the second parameter.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


06/02/16
20160154465 

Vehicle having touch recognizing function, control method thereof, and navigation device


A vehicle having a touch recognition function includes a touch pad recognizing a writing signal in a touch form input by a user. A display displays a touch trace corresponding to the writing signal recognized by the touch pad.
Hyundai Motor Company


06/02/16
20160154083 

Enhanced positioning system using hybrid filter background


The disclosure generally relates to an enhanced positioning system and method using a combination or hybrid filter. In one embodiment, time-of-flight (tof) measurements are used to determine an approximate location for a mobile device in relationship to one or more access points.
Intel Corporation


06/02/16
20160154082 

Dual axis tracking device


The disclosure relates to a tracking device configured to track an object in space, such as the sun, as the object moves across the sky. The tracking device may further be configured to direct a payload toward the object or toward an angle relative to the object.
Wts Llc


06/02/16
20160153784 

Map marking method


A map marking method comprises capturing a map image from a physical map, capturing a plurality of reference coordinates corresponding to the physical map, obtaining a positioning coordinate from the global positioning system, calculating a positioning site on the physical map corresponding to the positioning coordinate according to the plurality of reference coordinates, the map image, and the positioning coordinate, and marking the positioning site on the physical map. As such, a user may arbitrarily mark his/her own position on a physical map with his/her positioning device utilizing the above mentioned method, and may explore the world more conveniently..
Inventec Corporation


06/02/16
20160153767 

Inertial dimensional metrology


A method of performing dimensional metrology of an object (12) includes incorporating an inertial measurement unit (imu-18) with an elongate probe (20) in a portable metroprobe (10). A tip (22) of the probe (20) has an offset length (l) from an origin (26) of a coordinate system in the imu (18) and position (x,y,z) thereof is correlated based on attitude (a,b,c) measurement of the imu (18).

06/02/16
20160152362 

Combination wire and plastic strapping device


A system and method of using a combination strapping machine including a wire tying system and a plastic tying system is provided. Embodiments of the strapping machine include a common frame coupled to a wire strapping system, a single wire track, a plastic strapping system, and a single plastic track.
L&p Property Management Company


06/02/16
20160150973 

Subject information acquisition apparatus


A subject information acquisition apparatus includes receiving units that are arranged along an arc shape and configured to receive a photoacoustic wave generated in a subject in response to light from a light source and convert the photoacoustic wave into a time-series electric signal, a driving unit configured to scan the receiving units, and a processing unit configured to acquire information about an inside of the subject. The light source emits light at a certain timing.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/26/16
20160150457 

Method and handoff between a wireless local area network (wlan) and a universal mobile telecommunication system (umts)


Apparatus and method for providing an automatic handoff process of a user equipment (ue) from either a wireless local area network (wlan) to a universal mobile telecommunications system (umts) or from a umts to a wlan. Handoffs may be initiated by the ue, based upon user preference, signal quality, comparison of location coordinates of the ue and the system to be switched to or signal quality.
Interdigital Technology Corporation


05/26/16
20160150450 

Cell selection for devices with asymmetry between uplink and downlink communications


Methods, systems, and devices are described for wireless communication. A user equipment (ue) located at a public land mobile network plmn border area may modify cell selection parameters in order to leave a current plmn for a more favorable visitor plmn (vplmn).
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/26/16
20160149580 

System and managing pipelines in reconfigurable integrated circuit architectures


A reconfigurable logic array(rla) uses pipeline control methods. A do-not-end step signal is communicated to a controller in response to a backpressure condition.
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/26/16
20160148423 

Electronic device and displaying polyhedrons


In a method for display polyhedrons on a touch screen of an electronic device, a folder is displayed on the touch screen, the coordinates of the folder and icons included in the folder are obtained. The folder is removed from the touch screen, and a polyhedron is generated in a display location of the folder according to the coordinates of the folder.
Fih (hong Kong) Limited


05/26/16
20160148400 

Method and system for arbitrary-resolution transforms of frequency-space and inverse frequency-space data


A method and system for arbitrary-resolution and parallelizable data processing, reconstruction, and deconstruction, uses arbitrary frequency-space (fs) or inverse frequency-space (ifs, such as image, audio, or video space) sample points in n dimensions. According to a preferred embodiment of the invention, a subset of optionally pre-processed and/or pre-conditioned n-dimensional fs data (or ifs data) is acquired (102) by a processing device (360), the data is optionally transformed (115) by “region scaling factors”, and the data is optionally reduced (116) in numerical significant digits.

05/26/16
20160148392 

Method and tracking the motion of image content in a video frames sequence using sub-pixel resolution motion estimation


The motion of image content such as a point of interest in a video frames sequence is tracked using sub-pixel resolution motion estimation in forward and/or backward direction. The motion of image content or a point of interest between a reference frame and a following frame is estimated, starting from an integer pixel position in the reference frame.
Thomson Licensing


05/26/16
20160148369 

Method of analyzing growth of two-dimensional material


A method of analyzing growth of a two-dimensional material includes forming a two-dimensional material layer includes defects on a substrate, depositing detection material layers on the defects, and one of (i) capturing an image of the two-dimensional material layer on which the detection material layers are deposited and processing the captured image, or (ii) obtaining map coordinates of the detection material layers and processing the obtained map coordinates.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160148038 

Systems, apparatus, and methods for analyzing blood cell dynamics


Systems, apparatus, and methods for non-invasively detecting a white blood cell (wbc) event from in vivo capillary data may include obtaining a plurality of images, followed by specifying two-dimensional (2d) coordinates corresponding to internal contour and external contour of a capillary visible in the images. The two sets of 2d coordinates may be resampled to generate two sets of resampled coordinates, between which intermediate curves, including a middle curve, are generated.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology


05/26/16
20160147410 

Computing providing three-dimensional (3d) interaction


A computing apparatus for providing a three-dimensional (3d) interactive user experience (ux) is provided. The computing apparatus may include an object position estimator configured to calculate first coordinates recognized by a user as a position of a first point of an object in a stereoscopic image.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160147371 

Mobile terminal and controlling the same


A mobile terminal includes a display; a touch sensor coupled to the display, the touch sensor including a first sensor and a second sensor; a driving unit configured to supply power to drive the display; and a touch controller configured to: cause the driving unit to enter an inactive state when a lighting of the display is turned off; recognize a touch input applied to the display by sensing, via the first or second sensor, the touch input applied while the lighting of the display is off; cause the driving unit to enter an active state in response to the touch input, the active state maintained while the lighting of the display is on; and obtain touch coordinates of the touch input using input from both the first sensor and the second sensor together when the driving unit enters the active state.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


05/26/16
20160147308 

Three dimensional user interface


A method of providing a three dimensional (3d) user interface including receiving a user input at least partly from within an input space of the 3d user interface, the input space being associated with a display space of a 3d scene, evaluating the user input relative to the 3d scene, altering the 3d scene based on the user input. A system for providing a three dimensional (3d) user interface including a unit for displaying a 3d scene in a 3d display space, a unit for tracking 3d coordinates of an input object in a 3d input space, a computer for receiving the coordinates of the input object in the 3d input space, and translating the coordinates of the input object in the 3d input space to a user input, and altering the display of the 3d scene based on the user input.
Real View Imaging Ltd.


05/26/16
20160147218 

Computing device and outputting programs of a workpiece


In a method for outputting programs of a workpiece placed on a scanner device using a computing device, three-dimensional (3d) point cloud data of the workpiece is received from the scanner device. The received 3d point cloud data is meshed into a plurality of triangles, and a 3d model of the workpiece is obtained.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160147078 

Multifocal display


A multifocal display for rendering a 3d scene as a series of 2d images. In one aspect, the multifocal display includes a display, an optical imaging system, a refractive focus actuator and a controller.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


05/26/16
20160146960 

Method of analysing a subsurface region


A method of analysing a subsurface region. 4d seismic data is received from a subterranean reservoir that is being seismically evaluated.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation


05/26/16
20160146874 

Short circuit detection module


A microelectronic short circuit detection module is disclosed that locates and distinguishes among different types of short circuits in touch screen panels. Individual short circuit detection circuits are coupled to force and sense lines throughout a wire matrix within the touch screen.
Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd


05/26/16
20160146629 

Generating travel time data


The generation of travel time data is disclosed in which coordinates are received for a starting location (1901). A maximum travel time is received (1903) and processed graph data is read that includes nodes representing pre-filtered map features and edges representing travel times between nodes.

05/19/16
20160142893 

Disaster mesh


Disaster mesh is a small entity headed equally by katelyn dunn, margaux giles, and karla dana, that created the disaster mesh wifi mesh network. The mesh network is connected by wifi routers with solar panel chargers referred to as “seeds”.

05/19/16
20160142717 

Temporal motion data candidate derivation in video coding


A method for derivation of a temporal motion data (tmd) candidate for a prediction unit (pu) in video encoding or video decoding is provided. The derived tmd candidate is for inclusion in an inter-prediction candidate list for the pu.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


05/19/16
20160142531 

Category-based fence


Techniques of category-based fence are described. A category-based fence can correspond to a group of signal sources instead of a point location fixed to latitude and longitude coordinates.
Apple Inc.


05/19/16
20160142114 

Method and system for distributed transceivers for distributed access points connectivity


A controlling entity communicates with a plurality of network devices having a plurality of distributed transceivers and one or more corresponding antenna arrays. The controlling entity receives information, such as location information, propagation environment characteristics, physical environment characteristics and/or link parameters and quality from the network devices and/or communication devices that are communicatively coupled to the plurality of network devices.
Golba Llc




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

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