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 Apparatus and  detecting objects and navigation patent thumbnailApparatus and detecting objects and navigation
Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method in which a mobile device determines a current position and direction; detects objects within an area including the current position; collects first data regarding the objects; buffers the first data; and transmits the first data to a remote system responsive to the mobile device reaching a boundary of the area. The method also comprises obtaining a map of the area from the remote device; the map includes information based on second data previously collected regarding objects in the area, the second data includes a position indicator and a direction indicator for each of the second objects indexed by the current position, and the remote device aggregates the first data and the second data to generate an updated map of the area.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


 Constrained key frame localization and mapping for vision-aided inertial navigation patent thumbnailConstrained key frame localization and mapping for vision-aided inertial navigation
Estimation techniques for vision-aided inertial navigation are described. In one example, a vision-aided inertial navigation system (vins) comprises an image source to produce image data for a keyframe and one or more non-keyframes along a trajectory, the one or more non-keyframes preceding the keyframe along the trajectory.
Regents Of The University Of Minnesota


 Adaptive navigation technique for navigating a catheter through a body channel or cavity patent thumbnailAdaptive navigation technique for navigating a catheter through a body channel or cavity
A method for using an assembled three-dimensional image to construct a three-dimensional model for determining a path through a lumen network to a target. The three-dimensional model is automatically registered to an actual location of a probe by tracking and recording the positions of the probe and continually adjusting the registration between the model and a display of the probe position.
Covidien Lp


 Realtime product backup delivery patent thumbnailRealtime product backup delivery
navigation data to a first location on a delivery route for a first delivery is sent to a navigation components of a delivery vehicle. Upon receipt of a notification that the first delivery to the first location is canceled, the availability of a backup delivery is determined.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Systems and methods for transporting packages via an unmanned aerial vehicle patent thumbnailSystems and methods for transporting packages via an unmanned aerial vehicle
An unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) may be used to deliver a package. The uav may include a communication interface configured to receive a request to transport a package.
Elwha Llc


 Real time multi dimensional image fusing patent thumbnailReal time multi dimensional image fusing
Within examples, systems and methods of generating a synthetic image representative of an environment of a vehicle are described comprising generating a first image using infrared information from an infrared (ir) camera, generating a second image using laser point cloud data from a lidar, generating an embedded point cloud representative of the environment based on a combination of the first image and the second image, receiving navigation information traversed by the vehicle, transforming the embedded point cloud into a geo-referenced coordinate space based on the navigation information, and combining the transformed embedded point cloud with imagery of terrain of the environment to generate the synthetic image representative of the environment of the vehicle.. .
The Boeing Company


 Ems decision support interface, event history, and related tools patent thumbnailEms decision support interface, event history, and related tools
Embodiments of the present invention include systems and methods for display and navigation of a clinical decision support process with portions thereof on separate display screens, as well as systems and methods for dynamically changing visual characteristics of softkeys on a patient monitor/defibrillator user interface screen based on clinical decision support or differential diagnosis processes, as well as a code review interface configured to permit a user to see what was displayed on a patient monitor/defibrillator user interface screen at any time during a medical event, as well as to see snapshots of other recorded parameters over the course of the medical event for purposes of code review, patient transfer, and improved patient care.. .
Zoll Medical Corporation


 Exploring a topic for discussion through controlled navigation of a knowledge graph patent thumbnailExploring a topic for discussion through controlled navigation of a knowledge graph
Embodiments include method, systems and computer program products for exploring a topic through controlled navigation of a knowledge graph. Aspects include receiving, from a user of a user device, a topic; obtaining a knowledge graph based upon the topic, wherein the knowledge graph comprises a plurality of topic nodes, wherein each of the topic nodes comprises a weight; receiving a total time period for review of the topic; generating a candidate path through the knowledge graph, wherein the candidate path comprises a current topic node and a next topic node selected from the plurality of topic nodes; generating a time period for each of the plurality of topic nodes along the candidate path based upon the weight of the topic node and the total time period; and presenting the next topic node along the candidate path after an expiration of the time period associated with the current topic node..
International Business Machines Corporation


 Identifying abandonment using gesture movement patent thumbnailIdentifying abandonment using gesture movement
Examples of the present disclosure describe systems and methods of identifying good and bad abandonment using gesture movement. In aspects, user feedback signals may be received by a client device in response to the viewing and/or navigation of query results.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Smooth navigation between resources in a digital resource management system patent thumbnailSmooth navigation between resources in a digital resource management system
A process controls navigation and presentation of digital resources on a computer device. Identifying parameters for digital resources are stored as a set of digital resources, including an ordered set of digital resources.
Knowlio, Inc.


3d navigation mode

An example method is provided in according with one implementation of the present disclosure. The method includes identifying an intention of a user of a system in relation to a three-dimensional (3d) virtual object and selecting a 3d navigation mode from a plurality of 3d navigation modes based on the identified user intention.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, Lp.

Electronic apparatus and operating method thereof

An operating method of an external imaging device is provided which includes establishing a wireless connection with an electronic device comprising a display using a wireless communication device, receiving a parameter from the electronic device through the wireless connection, the parameter determined based on at least part of at least one photo and information, controlling a navigation device to autonomously fly to a set position based on the parameter, capturing an image using the camera, and sending the image to the electronic device through the wireless connection.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method, apparatus and computer program product for grouping vehicles into a platoon

A method, apparatus and computer program products are provided for grouping a plurality of vehicles together into a platoon and using navigation and other available data to optimize the efficiencies of operating the vehicles together as a platoon. Methods may include receiving a first trip request including a first vehicle identification, trip destination, and associated preferences; receiving a second trip request including a second vehicle identification, trip destination, and associated preferences; and generating a platooning plan including assignment of platoon leader to the first vehicle identification and a joining location where a vehicle of the first vehicle identification is to form a platoon with a vehicle of the second identification.
Here Global B.v.

System for digitally supporting a work process

The present disclosure relates to a system for digital support of a work process including: a database for accepting different data and data types; a means for planning a work process that has access to the database and is configured to store a work plan in the database; a means for analyzing the work plan that carries out an analysis using the present data of the database to carry out an optimization of the work plan; a means for simulating the work plan that has access to the database and that is configured to output data for simulating the work plan; and a means for navigation support and control support of a machine that has access to the database and that is configured to communicate specific data of the work plan from the database to an associated machine during and/or before the real implementation of the work plan.. .
Liebherr-werk Nenzing Gmbh

Transmission data for flight check

A method, system, and computer-readable medium for performing a flight check of one or more navigational aid systems. Aspects include obtaining, using an aircraft, first information associated with an accuracy of signals transmitted by a localizer.
Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

Vehicle control method and apparatus, and storage medium

A vehicle control method includes: acquiring position information and trip information of at least one vehicle including a first vehicle which has entered or is to enter a parking state, the trip information including at least one of: a real-time navigation route, a scheduled departure time, or a scheduled navigation route; determining a first parking space for the first vehicle based on the position information and the trip information of the at least one vehicle; and transmitting a first instruction including information about the first parking space to the first vehicle to cause the first vehicle to move into the first parking space.. .
Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.

Tailored voice navigation analysis system

An approach, for tailoring voice navigation instruction output. A navigation audio tailor receives songs including instrumental segments and associated vocal segments.
International Business Machines Corporation

Mobile self-service system and method

Disclosed is a mobile self-service method and a system including a movable service terminal configured to acquire, verify and parse user data to obtain flight number information about a user; a background service system configured to interact with the movable service terminal and provide service data in response to a request sent from the movable service terminal. The terminal is further configured to interact with the background service system to verify the flight number information, confirm a corresponding flight, establish real-time indoor positioning information about the movable service terminal, and provide a navigation prompt from the current position to a corresponding boarding gate or a specified position according to the service data and the real-time positioning information.
Chigoo Interactive Technology Co., Ltd.

Method of selecting vehicles and off-road trails and related system

A method of selecting vehicles and off-road trails includes receiving a request to travel on an off-road trail, receiving specifications of at least one available vehicle that can be used for traveling off-road, determining whether any off-road trails can be traveled on with the at least one available vehicle, receiving selection of an off-road trail and a vehicle, wherein the selected vehicle is qualified to travel on the selected off-road trail, and generating navigation assistance instructions to guide a user to drive the selected vehicle to a starting point of the selected off-road trail and to guide the user to drive on the selected off-road trail.. .
Mitac International Corp.

Routing based on detected stops

In some implementations, a mobile device can transmit traffic information to a server for analysis. The traffic information can include movement information including detected stops and durations of detected stops.
Apple Inc.

Determining areas to avoid for navigation guidance

Systems and methods are provided for updating vehicle navigation guidance systems. The methods may comprise receiving an audible emergency broadcast, and scanning the audible emergency broadcast for a plurality of predetermined key terms.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Navigation providing a navigational route

A system and method for providing navigational routing. The method includes determining, at a controller, a first route from a first location to a second location, the determination of the first route using a first set of routing rules.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Autonomous workboats and methods of using same

A sea-surface vessel configured to operate in an autonomous mode and to implement autonomous operation of one or more undersea autonomous vehicles is described herein. The sea-surface vehicle comprising a first control system on board the sea-surface vessel for implementing autonomous control of the sea-surface vessel, wherein the autonomous mode of operation includes a remotely controlled mode of operation of the sea-surface vessel, a first communications system for sending data and receiving data between an autonomous undersea vehicle and the sea surface vessel, a second control system for controlling the autonomous undersea vehicle by using information transmitted from the first communications system, the information including a command for activation of at least one pre-programmed maneuver for the autonomous undersea vehicle, a navigation system on board the sea-surface vessel for locating the sea-surface vessel and for providing the location information to the first control system, a thrust system for controlling sea-surface vessel speed and direction according to control instructions from the first control system and a second communications system on board the sea-surface vessel for exchanging information with a remote management system, wherein the remote management system sends information for activating at least one autonomous pre-programmed maneuver of the sea-surface vehicle and the remote management system receives information from the sea-surface vessel, including data from the undersea vehicle..
Texas Marine & Offshore Projects Llc

Feature detection training of robotic navigation

A robotic device may be operated by a learning controller comprising a feature learning configured to determine control signal based on sensory input. An input may be analyzed in order to determine occurrence of one or more features.
Brain Corporation

Medical device

The present disclosure provides for a device and methods of use to endoluminally ablate and/or occlude a body vessel using a current to perform resistive heating. The device includes a resistive coil, which in some embodiments has a portion with a first, higher average pitch which can be electrified, and a second, lower average pitch, which is not electrified but aids in relieving mechanical stress.
Cook Medical Technologies Llc

Synchronization for vehicle (v2x) communications

A wireless terminal comprises sidelink controlling circuitry and transmitting circuitry. The sidelink controlling circuitry is configured to select a reference source.
Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

Map assisted inertial navigation

The present invention provides an improved method of pedestrian dead reckoning (pdr) and device for performing pdr. An image of the environment to be traversed by the pedestrian is used to define states associated with the pdr environment.
The Government Of The United States As Represented By The Director, National Security Agency

Portable digital video camera configured for remote image acquisition control and viewing

A wearable digital video camera (10) is equipped with wireless connection protocol and global navigation and location positioning system technology to provide remote image acquisition control and viewing. The bluetooth® packet-based open wireless technology standard protocol (400) is preferred for use in providing control signals or streaming data to the digital video camera and for accessing image content stored on or streaming from the digital video camera.
Contour Ip Holding, Llc

Device lock while in motion

In an example, a mobile device is configured to automatically lock when a detector, such as a gps receiver, determines that the device is in motion above a certain speed threshold, such as 10 mph. Additional detectors may be used to determine whether the device is operated by the user or by a passenger, so that intelligent decisions can be made about whether to lock the device.
Mcafee, Inc.

Content collection navigation and autoforwarding

Systems and methods for communicating and displaying collections of image and video clip content are described. In one example embodiment, a device receives interface information about a group of content collections from a server computer system.
Snapchat, Inc.

User guidance data for establishing a desired end-state configuration

Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable media for generating and presenting, to an end user, user guidance data for achieving a desired end-state device or application configuration. End-state configuration source data may be provided to an application component.
International Business Machines Corporation

User guidance data for establishing a desired end-state configuration

Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable media for generating and presenting, to an end user, user guidance data for achieving a desired end-state device or application configuration. End-state configuration source data may be provided to an application component.
International Business Machines Corporation

Aerial vehicle navigation method

A method for navigating an aerial vehicle from a first location to a second location, wherein the aerial vehicle having a localization system, the method including guiding the aerial vehicle according to a ground navigation map from the first location to the second location.. .

Touch gestures for navigation and interacting with content in a three-dimensional space

A computer-implemented method of manipulating some portion of a 3d representation of a scene from a reference view direction using a touch-sensitive display unit that includes identifying, by the touch-sensitive display unit, the portion of the 3d representation of the scene to be translated; generating and displaying on some portion of a display device of the touch-sensitive display unit a second 3d representation of the scene from an auxiliary view direction that may be selectively adjustable; and using the second 3d representation of the scene to translate the portion of the 3d representation of the scene.. .
Mental Canvas Llc

Path navigation in virtual environment

navigation in a virtual environment (ve) is facilitated by the creation and traversal of a 3d navigation path. A computing platform renders perspective-view imagery (pvi) of portions of the ve for display on a display device.

Navigation server, navigation client and navigation system

Provided is a navigation server or the like capable of improving a convenience for trip planning by a user of a navigation client. The user can designate, on the navi-client 2, a plurality of topics from among the plurality of topics tpx0(k) in the designated area roi, as the primary designated topics tpx1(i) and further as the secondary designated topics tpx2(j).
The University Of Tokyo

Data set preview technology

A mechanism for providing a preview of a data set. The search system finds a data set relevant to the search query.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Techniques for search optimization on mobile devices

In an example embodiment, a hybrid call is introduced. Local data is used to immediately display some search results.
Linkedin Corporation

Intelligent navigation of a category system

Enabling intelligent navigation is described, including: performing analysis of historical user activity data with respect to a query term to generate reference data associated with the query term; selecting a navigation recommendation model for the query term based at least in part on the reference data; using the reference data and the selected navigation recommendation model to determine a set of recommendation data associated with the query term, wherein the set of recommendation data includes at least a portion of a category system to be displayed in response to a subsequently received query including the query term.. .
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

User interface for navigating comments associated with collaboratively edited electronic documents

An end user application running on a local client computer is configured to store a collection of comment data for the electronic document. The comment data includes data representing a plurality of comment threads.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Hotspot navigation within documents

Suggesting navigation to a user between multiple spots in a document by creating a hotspot graph based on a list of hotspots in the document which are frequently traveled to or edited by the user, monitoring user actions within the document and storing each action as a history element in a repository; and if the user is detected as navigating away from a hotspot in the document or from a spot which is not contained in a hotspot to a hotspot, displaying a list of hotspots in which the user would travel to within the document, ordered based on the probability associated with arcs between the nodes of the hotspot graph.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Ink input for browser navigation

Techniques for ink input for browser navigation are described. Generally, ink refers to freehand input to a touch-sensing functionality and/or a functionality for sensing touchless gestures, which is interpreted as digital ink.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Navigation of a virtual plane using a zone of restriction for canceling noise

A touchless human computer interface (hci) provides a virtual surface in three-dimensional space and a zone of restriction for defining a level of sensitivity to movements in order to cancel noise that may be caused by natural wobble of a human appendage. The touchless hci may receive input regarding a user movement, process the input to generate clean gesture data and analyze at least one dynamic variable to determine an interpreted action based upon a relationship of the clean gesture data with respect to the virtual surface..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Navigation using planned robot travel paths

A method for generating a navigation map of an environment in which a plurality of robots will navigate, includes obtaining an image of the environment defined by a plurality of pixels, each having a cost value. The environment includes an image of a fixed object having a set of pixels corresponding to its location and having a first defined cost value.
Locus Robotics Corporation

Watercraft steering system and watercraft

A watercraft steering system includes a reverse reduction transmission and an obstacle detector. The reverse reduction transmission is configured to convert power from a main engine into an output for causing a watercraft to make forward travel, neutral, or reverse travel, so as to control navigation of the watercraft.
Kanzaki Kokyukoki Mfg. Co., Ltd.

Autonomous navigation of people using a robot network

This disclosure describes, according to some embodiments, a robot network comprising a plurality of robot units capable of providing navigational guidance to patrons requesting navigational assistance. In an example method, upon receiving a request from a first patron, the method selects an available robot unit from among a plurality of robot units comprising the robot network based on an estimated time to reach the first patron's location.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and system for determining the accuracy of a satellite-based navigation system

The disclosure relates to a method for determining the accuracy of a satellite-based navigation system for a vehicle during operation on a test route. The method includes providing a light beam propagating essentially perpendicularly to the direction of travel along the test route at each of two selected measurement points on the test route.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Navigation device and determining navigation information

It is proposed a determination device, a method for determining navigation information and a navigation device comprising: a receiving circuit configured to receive a first signal from a first navigation satellite, the first signal comprising a first timestamp; a determination circuit configured to determine a velocity of the first navigation satellite at the first timestamp in a second coordinate system based on ephemeris data of the first navigation satellite, the second coordinate system being tilted in relation to the equatorial plane; the determination circuit further configured to determine a velocity of the first navigation satellite in a first coordinate system that is earth fixed and rotating with earth, by applying a transformation matrix to the determined velocity of the first navigation satellite in the second coordinate system and adding a correction term based on a time derivative of the transformation matrix; a navigation circuit configured to determine navigation information of the receiving circuit within the first coordinate system based on at least the determined velocity of at least the first navigation satellite.. .
Intel Corporation

Receiver and receiving navigation signals

A receiver and a receiving method for receiving wideband binary-offset-carrier modulated signals. The receiver includes a tracking apparatus which includes an upper sideband processor operable to generate upper sideband correlations through correlating a local upper sideband replica against a received navigation signal, a lower sideband processor operable to generate lower sideband correlations through correlating a local lower sideband replica against the received navigation signal, and an estimator operable to determine a delay estimate based on the upper sideband correlations and the lower sideband correlations..
Tsinghua University

Apparatus and method transitioning between driving states during navigation for highly automated vechicle

A navigation apparatus for an autonomous vehicle includes circuitry configured to receive at least one route between a start location and a destination, display the at least one route on a first screen that allows selection of a first set of routes from the at least one route, receive a plurality of characteristics corresponding to each of the at least one route. Each characteristic of the plurality of characteristics is associated with a measure and a longest block within which each characteristic can be performed continuously.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Input/output functions related to a portable device in an automotive environment

To facilitate various functionality related to interactions between a portable device and a vehicle head unit, systems and methods (i) efficiently provide audio navigation instructions to a vehicle head unit; (ii) enable data exchange between a portable device which is not in direct communication with a vehicle head unit and the vehicle head unit; and (iii) provide visual output in response to user gestures in an automotive environment.. .
Google Inc.

Providing an instruction notification for navigation

A mechanism for providing an instruction notification for navigation. A method includes receiving destination data of a user device and generating default navigation instruction in view of the destination data.
Red Hat, Inc.

Occupancy based navigation system

A system for navigating a vehicle using a high occupancy vehicle (hov) lane. The system includes a vehicle occupancy unit configured to determine vehicle occupancy data.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Navigation terminal, taking elevator

The present invention provides an in-building lift taking navigation terminal, system and method and belongs to the field of lift technology. The in-building lift taking navigation terminal provided by the present invention comprises: a query input module at least used for inputting destination floor position information and a query instruction; an optional lift taking path display module used for acquiring and displaying one or more optional lift taking paths from an initial floor position to a destination floor position; and a navigation information display module used for generating and displaying corresponding navigation information based on each of the lift taking paths.
Otis Elevator Company

Method for navigation of a user between a first position within a building and a second position

A method for navigating a user between a first position within a building and a second position, or vice versa, includes creating, by a motor vehicle, map information describing at least one partial area of the building based on vehicle environment information created at the motor vehicle that describes objects in the environment around the motor vehicle. The method further includes providing, by the motor vehicle, parking information including a park position of the motor vehicle within the building and transferring the map information and the parking information to a mobile communication device.
Audi Ag

Subsea navigation systems and methods

A navigation system includes a support structure configured to be positioned at a sea floor. The navigation system also includes multiple transducers coupled to the support structure at fixed locations and configured to emit multiple reference signals.
Cameron International Corporation

System and controlling vehicle components based on camera-obtained image information

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems and methods for provide monitoring a vehicle's surroundings, predicting when a navigation route will pass through a closed road, preemptively modifying the navigation route to avoid the closed road, identifying changes in speed limit, and identifying dangerous debris in the roadway. One embodiment of the camera-based vehicle control system includes a camera configured to obtain image information and a processor configured to: analyze the image information; if a reroute condition is satisfied based on the image information, implement an alternate navigation route; if a threat condition is satisfied based on the image information, cause an output device to output a threat alert; and if a speed condition is satisfied based on the image information, modify a vehicle speed setting..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Hybrid vehicle

An electronic control unit executes navigation-cooperative soc control in which traveling situations on a traveling route found through a search performed by a navigation system are predicted and a state-of-charge is controlled by adjusting an output of an engine based on the predicted traveling situations to control charging-discharging of an electricity storage device. The ecu does not execute the navigation-cooperative soc control when a temperature of the electricity storage device falls below a prescribed temperature and thus charging-discharging of the electricity storage device is limited..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Integration of surgical instrument and display device for assisting in image-guided surgery

The invention relates to a surgical instrument comprising a handle portion or mounting portion and a functional portion and/or tip, wherein a display device is provided on the instrument and includes or enables displays which serve to assist in image-guided and/or navigation-assisted surgery. It also relates to a method for navigating a surgical instrument, wherein its position is determined and tracked by means of a medical tracking system and the position data is processed within the framework of medical navigation by means of a medical navigation system, wherein displays for navigation assistance and/or for assisting in image-guided surgery are provided on the instrument or on an element which is positionally assigned to the instrument or fastened to the instrument..
Brainlab Ag

Shape sensing for orthopedic navigation

An optical shape sensing system includes an attachment device (130) coupled at an anatomical position relative to a bone. An optical shape sensing fiber (102) is coupled to the attachment device and configured to identify a position and orientation of the attachment device.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Robotic arthroplasty system

A robotic system for use in performing an arthroplasty procedure of a patient is provided. The robotic system includes a robotic mechanism, a cutting tool coupled to the robotic mechanism for resecting a portion of a bone of the patient through an incision in the skin of the patient, and a computer coupled to the robotic mechanism and configured to control the robotic mechanism.
P Tech, Llc

Time stamp generation without gnss signal

The invention relates to a method for generating a time stamp in a vehicle which participates in a vehicle ad-hoc network, said method associating, by giving out the time stamp, an event, which is transmitted in a message, with a clock time. Said clock time is generated by updating a global time base that can be derived from a global satellite navigation signal (gnss).
Continental Teves Ag & Co. Ohg

Synchronization v2x communications

A user equipment (ue) comprises control circuitry and transmission circuitry. The control circuitry may be configured to select one sidelink synchronization signal (slss) sequence from multiple slss sequences.
Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

Thumbnail zoom

File exploration is facilitated by enabling zoom with respect to a thumbnail based on an identified point of interest. More particularly, a scaled thumbnail of the same size as a thumbnail can be generated and presented based on an identified point of interest.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Computerized browsing and bidding system for unindexed merchandise

A business method for facilitating a buyer-pushed sales transaction and associated technological systems and computer-implemented methods are disclosed. One method includes rendering a first image of a physical environment in a client application, accepting a navigation command via the client application, and rendering, in response to the navigation command, a second image of the environment.

Customizing item search and navigation based on user preferences

Disclosed are various embodiments for customizing an item search and browsing experience based on a delivery speed preference. Multiple delivery speed options are generated for a client device, and a listing of the delivery speed options are sent to the client device.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Method and navigational searching of a website

Methods may display an interactive searching display window on a webpage. Methods may display a search box located on the interactive searching display window, which may enable a user to type in a query.
Bank Of America Corporation

Systems and methods for registering, administering, and using non-locational identifiers as locational addresses through location name and identifier registries

Systems and methods are provided for registering, curating, enabling, and controlling the use of non-locational identifiers, such as phone numbers and domain names, as physical addresses and location identifiers (lids) for purposes of providing instant access to enhanced cross-platform location information and services imbedded in other devices and services through an lid registry. Users may then use the lids as physical addresses for purposes of navigation and obtaining information related to such physical locations only as authorized and controlled by the owners of such lids..
Wgrs Licensing Company, Llc

Persistent media playback

Persistent media playback techniques are described. In an implementation, a media player is served via a network for display by a browser of a device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Search navigation element

Disclosed are various embodiments for a navigation element. An insertion point is identified in a ranking of search results.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Free form website structure design

Website structure creation. A site navigation structure sketch is created by a free-form drawing using a drawing tool being executed on a computing device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Navigation application programming interface to accommodate multiple waypoint routing

navigation application programming interfaces that can be used to embed navigation services in software applications are provided. In one embodiment, the application programming interface includes a first set of instructions specifying one or more first parameters to control the implementation of a navigation service by the software application.
Google Inc.

Navigation application programming interface

navigation application programming interfaces that can be used to embed navigation services in software applications are provided. In one embodiment, the application programming interface includes a first set of instructions specifying one or more first parameters to control the implementation of a navigation service by the software application.
Google Inc.

Constraining display motion in display navigation

Navigating on a display includes tracking motion of an input tool on a display, comparing a motion of the input tool to a threshold, and changing a position of the visible portion of a page of information on the display if the input tool motion exceeds the threshold. The position of the visible portion of the page of information on the display is constrained if the motion does not exceed the threshold..
Facebook, Inc.

Intuitive document navigation with interactive content elements

Improved computer efficiency for document navigation is provided. A transparent overlay is automatically applied to an interactive content element to prevent inadvertent interaction with the element during scrolling operations.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc.

Systems and methods for accelerating user interactions on touchscreen devices

Disclosed systems and methods provide an integrated hypermedia engine (ihe) that monitors and predicts user activity on spawned document windows and spliced network management cli/gui sessions. In embodiments, the ihe pro-actively assists a user to efficiently use device-related documentation in an intuitive manner that requires minimal user interaction and, thereby, reduces the likelihood of human error, e.g., when configuring network devices involves multi-tiered, dynamic configuration paths.
Dell Products L.p.

Pen-typed navigation device and related navigation module

A pen-typed navigation device includes a housing, a pen tip, a pressure detecting unit, and a navigation module having an optical large depth of field detecting unit and a processing unit. The pen tip is disposed on the housing.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Virtual-reality navigation

A field of view of a virtual environment is visually presented via a near-eye display from a first perspective. A begin-adjustment command is received.

Autonomous navigation using visual odometry

A system and method are provided for autonomously navigating a vehicle. The method captures a sequence of image pairs using a stereo camera.
Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

Machine and navigation control strategy including velocity calculation

A machine navigation system includes a monitoring mechanism for monitoring configuration of an implement movable between configurations relative to a frame such that a center of mass of the machine moves in response to the moving of the implement. A second monitoring mechanism monitors track speed in the machine.
Caterpillar Inc.

End of cycle point navigation of a pool cleaner

A method for operating a pool cleaner, the method may include receiving, by the pool cleaner, end of cycle location information that defines an end of cycle location; wherein the end of cycle location information is generated by a mobile computer and under a control of a user; and performing multiple cleaning cycles, by the pool cleaner, wherein the performing comprises positioning the pool cleaner, at an end of each cleaning cycle of the multiple cleaning cycles, at the end of cycle location.. .

Electronic timepiece

An electronic timepiece includes a pointing hand, a distance display hand, a magnetic sensor, a gps receiver receiving gps time information from a gps satellite, a storage unit storing ephemeris data of the gps satellite, and a control unit generating positional information of the electronic timepiece using the gps time information received by the gps receiver and the ephemeris data stored in the storage unit and executing navigation using the pointing hand and the distance display hand based on the positional information, an output of the magnetic sensor, and destination site information. When the ephemeris data is stored in the storage unit and then a first predetermined time equal to or less than a valid period of the ephemeris data elapses, the control unit receives the ephemeris data using the gps receiver and updates the ephemeris data stored in the storage unit to ephemeris data received using the gps receiver..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Electronic timepiece

An electronic timepiece that has a plurality of operation modes and uses a secondary battery as a power supply includes a 2 o′clock side information display unit that displays a residual quantity of the secondary battery, a navigation start switch that receives a user manipulation, and a control unit that decides an execution operation mode to be executed by the electronic timepiece among the plurality of operation modes according to the user manipulation received by the navigation start switch and switches display of a residual quantity of a battery in the 2 o′clock side information display unit according to the execution operation mode.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Method for evaluating a satellite signal in a global navigation satellite system with respect to a multipath error, receiver for a global navigation satellite system and motor vehicle

A method is disclosed for evaluating a satellite signal in a global navigation satellite system with regard to a multipath error, wherein a receiver determines a run-time gap between the receiver and a satellite based on a run-time measurement from the satellite signals of several satellites and a carrier-phase gap based on the carrier-phase measurement between the receiver and the satellite or a reference point, wherein a difference of the time derivative of the run-time gap and of the carrier-phase gap is formed in the receiver as an evaluation variable, which is evaluated using at least one multipath criterion for the presence of a multipath error.. .
Audi Ag

Methods and systems for inherent fast time to first position fix (ttff) and high sensitivity

Systems and methods for inherent fast time to first position fix (ttff) and high sensitivity are described. An embodiment of a method may include interpolating a satellite position in response to a navigation message having initial conditions for satellite ephemeris data converted into keplerian format, wherein signal fixation is maintained in response to receiving the navigation signal at least once per day..
Uti Limited Partnership

Methods and systems for providing contextual navigation information

A method in an electronic device includes receiving, with an audio capture device such as a microphone, a request for navigational information. One or more processors of the electronic device then identify a transit mode.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Vehicular traffic assistance based on traffic management decisions

The disclosure includes a system and method for providing vehicular traffic assistance. The method may include wirelessly providing a first navigation route to a navigation system of the vehicle to assist the vehicle to arrive at a destination, where the first navigation route includes one or more roadways for the vehicle to travel to arrive at the destination.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electronic device and navigation method

A navigation method includes establishing a communication connection between a first electronic device and a second electronic device. A current position of the first electronic device is obtained.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Navigation device for executing rerouting search and notification method

A determiner determines execution of rerouting. A notifier notifies the execution of rerouting if the determiner determines the execution of rerouting.
Jvc Kenwood Corporation

Autonomous vehicle virtual reality navigation system

The virtual reality navigation system can display the position of an autonomous vehicle at a predetermined amount of time in the future via virtual reality. A virtual reality display can display a virtual reality autonomous vehicle, as if the virtual reality autonomous vehicle is the autonomous vehicle operating at the predetermined amount of time in the future.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Technologies for guided navigation using the secure user plane location protocol

Technologies for guided navigation include one or more mobile computing devices and one or more location servers. A requestor mobile computing device establishes a secure data connection with a location server and sends a location request to the location server via the secure data connection.
Intel Ip Corporation

Methods and systems for navigation and terrain change detection

Methods and systems for performing navigation and terrain change detection based on real-time projection of a structured light pattern are provided. In a method for detecting a change in a field of view from a first point in time to a second point in time, a current three-dimensional dataset of the field of view is generated from a point of reference based on data received in real-time.
Doubleshot, Inc.

Detection of movable ground areas of a robot's environment using a transducer array

An example method for detecting a movable element on a surface involves receiving, from a depth sensor coupled to a mobile robot, a first depth measurement between the depth sensor and a ground surface. The method also involves causing at least one transducer coupled to the mobile robot to emit a directional pressure wave toward the ground surface.
X Development Llc

Information processing apparatus, surgery microscope system, and information processing method

[object] to provide an information processing apparatus that is capable of presenting navigation information for ophthalmic surgery at high speed and with high precision. [solving means] an information processing apparatus according to the present technology includes a magnification acquisition unit and an image generation unit.
Sony Corporation

Terminal device, non-transitory computer readable storage medium, and insurance condition determination device

A terminal device that includes a first execution unit that executes a first application having a navigation function for a user in a vehicle, and a second execution unit that executes a second application having a transmission function and a reception function of a message, and the second execution unit automatically replies to the message in cooperation with the first application in a case where the second execution unit receives the message to the second application while the vehicle is being driven.. .
Yahoo Japan Corporation

Positioning method and system based on wireless signals

A method and system for positioning a mobile device in a predefined space using wireless signals transmitted by access points is disclosed. In an initial mapping stage, the predefined space is mapped to study the signal characteristics of positions in that space.

System and providing a natural language voice user interface

A conversational, natural language voice user interface may provide an integrated voice navigation services environment. The voice user interface may enable a user to make natural language requests relating to various navigation services, and further, may interact with the user in a cooperative, conversational dialogue to resolve the requests.
Voicebox Technologies Corporation

Networked sensory enhanced navigation system

A networked sensory enhanced navigation system enables direction of visually impaired users through complex environments. At least one user peripheral is disposed in networked communication to determine a current user location, potential future user locations, and any selected destination, relative dynamic landscape data informing a proximal environment.

Systems and methods for autonomous drone navigation

Described are systems, methods, and computer readable medium for a drone navigation system. Exemplary embodiments provide a drone with an imaging device and a computing device in communication with the drone.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

System and modifying electronic documents transmitted through an intermediary

Communications between participants over a communications link are proxied by an intermediary, such as an integrated order mechanism (tom). Participants interact with each other through the iom.
Tamiras Per Pte. Ltd., Llc

Navigation control for network clients

Methods and apparatus for controlling navigation behavior in a computer network include an object creation node, an object navigation node, and an object server node. The object creation node may define objects in images that are associated with network resources.
Pleenq, Llc

Generation and management of social graph

Non-limiting examples of the present disclosure describe utilization of a social graph, created from evaluation of extracted social media data, to generate temporal snapshots related to social media data. The temporal snapshots enable users to explore different levels of interest related to social media data.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Modular selectively enabling cloud-based assistive technologies

Methods and systems for manual and programmatic remediation of websites. Javascript code is accessed by a user device and optionally calls tts, asr, and radae modules from a remote server to thereby facilitate website navigation by people with diverse abilities..
Audioeye, Inc.

Optical finger navigation module for extreme temperature operation and increasing life time of ofn module

An optical finger navigation module includes a light source mounted below a window plate formed on a housing of the module, a driver for outputting a current to the light source, an environmental sensor for sensing an environmental condition and providing a signal, and a sensor integrated circuit including a processor coupled with the environmental sensor for reading the signal and generating a compensated current that corresponds to the signal based on a compensation curve tailor-made for the light source and derived from a compensation algorithm using compensation factors. A method for increasing lifetime of the module is also disclosed..
Sae Magnetics (h.k.) Ltd.

Methods and apparatus to provide haptic feedback for computing devices

Example methods and apparatus to provide haptic feedback for computing devices are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes presenting a menu having a plurality of menu items, receiving data representative of navigation of the menu items using a touch input device, processing the data to determine when menu items is navigated, and as the menu items are navigated, providing haptic feedbacks via the touch input device..
Google Inc.

Method of actuator navigation and electronic device comprising an actuation navigator function

A method of setting/calibrating a feature or function in a setting/calibrating mode of an electronic device comprising at least one actuatable selector, wherein the setting/calibrating of the feature or function requires an actuation of the at least one selector, wherein the electronic device comprises at least one indicator hand coupled to an actuation mechanism that rotates the at least one indicator hand in at least one of a clockwise and counterclockwise direction, wherein the method comprises the steps of using the at least one indicator hand to indicate the actuatable selector for actuation; setting/calibrating the feature or function; and exiting the setting/calibration mode. An electronic device that carries out the foregoing method is also disclosed..
Timex Group Usa, Inc.

Rapid recovery of precise position after temporary signal loss

A real-time kinematic (rtk) filter uses the backup data to estimate a relative position vector between the mobile receiver at the first measurement time and the mobile receiver at the second measurement time and to provide recovery data associated with a satellite-differenced double-difference estimation for the mobile receiver between the first measurement time and the second measurement time. A navigation positioning estimator can apply the relative position vector, the backup data, the recovery data from the rtk filter, and received correction data with precise clock and orbit information on the satellite signals, as inputs, constraints, or both for convergence or resolution of wide-lane and narrow-lane ambiguities, and determination of a precise position, in accordance with a precise positioning algorithm..
Deere & Company

Satellite navigation receiver with improved ambiguity resolution

A satellite navigation receiver and associated methods are described that can provide improved integer ambiguity resolution and more accurate positioning information. A modified bie process may be utilized to enable the receiver to perform the integer ambiguity resolution more optimally.
Deere & Company

Satellite navigation receiver with improved ambiguity resolution

A satellite navigation receiver and associated methods are described that can provide improved integer ambiguity resolution and more accurate positioning information. A modified bie process may be utilized to enable the receiver to perform the integer ambiguity resolution more optimally.
Deere & Company

Satellite navigation receiver with improved ambiguity resolution

A satellite navigation receiver and associated methods are described that can provide improved integer ambiguity resolution and more accurate positioning information. A modified bie process may be utilized to enable the receiver to perform the integer ambiguity resolution more optimally.
Deere & Company

Estimation of inter-frequency bias for ambiguity resolution in global navigation satellite system receivers

Example methods disclosed herein include accessing carrier phase measurements and code measurements obtained for a plurality of satellite signals of a global navigation satellite system. Disclosed example methods also include determining an initial set of floating-point ambiguities based on the measurements, the initial set of floating-point ambiguities including inter-frequency bias (ifb).
Deere & Company

Navigation satellite orbit and clock determination with low latency clock corrections

A satellite corrections generation system receives reference receiver measurement information from a plurality of reference receivers at established locations. In accordance with the received reference receiver measurement information, and established locations of the reference receivers, the system determines narrow-lane navigation solutions for the plurality of reference receivers.
Deere & Company

Navigation satellite wide-lane bias determination and over-range adjustment system and method

A satellite corrections generation system receives reference receiver measurement information from a plurality of reference receivers at established locations. In accordance with the received reference receiver measurement information, and established locations of the reference receivers, the system determines wide-lane navigation solutions for the plurality of reference receivers.
Deere & Company

Navigation satellite orbit and low latency clock determination with wide-lane and narrow-lane bias corrections

A satellite corrections generation system receives reference receiver measurement information from a plurality of reference receivers at established locations. In accordance with the received reference receiver measurement information, and established locations of the reference receivers, the system determines narrow-lane navigation solutions for the plurality of reference receivers.
Deere & Company

Navigation satellite wide-lane bias determination system and method

A satellite corrections generation system receives reference receiver measurement information from a plurality of reference receivers at established locations. In accordance with the received reference receiver measurement information, and established locations of the reference receivers, the system determines wide-lane navigation solutions for the plurality of reference receivers.
Deere & Company

Weighting algorithm for signal processing

A global navigation satellite system (gnss) receiver includes: at least one radio frequency (rf) front end configured to receive a gnss signal from a single gnss antenna and to digitize the gnss signal into a digitized gnss signal; at least one processor configured to: calculate weight to be applied to a sample of a block of samples of the digitized gnss signal; apply the weight to at least one sample of the block of samples of the digitized gnss signal to create a weighted gnss signal; and perform signal processing on the weighted gnss signal.. .
Honeywell International Inc.

Rapid determination of precise position by aiding data

A relative positioning module applies a real-time kinematic (rtk) algorithm to provide relative position vector between reference receiver and rover receiver and to provide recovery data. At the rover, the precise positioning module applies the relative position vector, the aiding data, recovery data, and correction data as inputs, constraints, or both for convergence of one or more predictive filters on wide-lane and narrow-lane ambiguities (e.g., in accordance with a precise positioning algorithm).
Deere & Company

Generation of mr images with prospective motion correction and partial-volume-specific weighting of image information

A method for creating a magnetic resonance (mr) image with prospective motion correction with a recording of navigation signals and navigator reference signals for the determination of motion information is provided. During the determination of the motion information, the partial volumes of the navigator volume are not all treated equally.

System and real-time mri-guided object navigation

A magnetic resonance method and system are provided for magnetic resonance (mr) image-guided insertion of an object into a biological tissue along a predetermined trajectory. The trajectory provides a path between a starting point and a target site within the tissue.
The Johns Hopkins University

Map information creating device, navigation system, information display method, information display program, and recording medium

A map information navigation system includes: a storage unit that stores poi data including point data about a poi, node data of nodes set on roads in advance, and link data of links connecting neighboring nodes; a specification unit that specifies one link located at a shortest distance from the poi among the links for each of a plurality of directions; a determination unit that sets one of the nodes included in the specified links as a specific point and determines a predetermined area centered on the poi and passing through the specific point as a presentation target range of map information; an acquisition unit that acquires current position information indicating a current position; and a presentation unit that presents poi data including the point data about the poi with entrance of the current position into the presentation target range as a trigger.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Navigation or mapping apparatus & method

The invention relates to a navigation device comprising a display for displaying a digital map to a user, a processor configured to access digital map data and cause a digital map to be displayed to a user using the display, and a user interface operable by a user to enable the user to interact with the apparatus. The user interface is arranged to allow a user to select a continuous region present in the digital map by providing one or more indications on the digital map displayed to the user.
Tomtom Navigation B.v.

Enhanced navigation information to aid confused drivers

A method of providing enhanced navigation information in a vehicle in response to a finding of driver confusion includes the steps of monitoring behavior of a driver, determining whether the driver is confused based on the behavior of the driver, and providing additional points of interest data to the driver if the driver is determined to be confused.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Navigation system, poi presentation method, poi presentation program, and recording medium

A navigation system includes: a search unit; an acquisition unit; a storage unit; a collection unit configured to collect one or more types of popularity information for specifying a popularity level indicating a level of popularity of each poi; a calculation unit configured to calculate the popularity level of each poi on the basis of the collected popularity information; a specification unit configured to specify the pois having high popularity levels located within a predetermined distance from the route searched for by the search unit; and a presentation unit configured to present one poi specified by the specification unit before traveling near the corresponding poi, and the calculation unit calculates the popularity level on the basis of a deviation value calculated on the basis of the one or more types of popularity information and popularity information on other pois included within a first predetermined range from the corresponding poi.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Interactive applications using data from light sensory networks

In various example embodiments, a system and method for interactive applications that use location-based information from a light sensor network are presented. In example embodiments, data indicating a destination location inside a geofence is received.
Sensity Systems Inc.

System and acquiring map portions based on expected signal strength of route segments

Embodiments may include determining a navigation route between an origination and a destination; the route may span multiple portions of a map. Embodiments may also include receiving an order of priority in which to receive the multiple portions of the map; the order may be generated based on distinct levels of expected signal strength for each of the multiple portions.
Apple Inc.

Star navigation tool and system

A system of navigation employing an emergency longitude slide ruler for stellar navigation is described. The emergency longitude slide ruler is equipped with several wheels having rulers with settings including of the longitude slide ruler of the present invention include year, date, hour, minutes, star angle measurement degree wheel, a longitude wheel, a circumpolar star field identifier wheel, star meridian transit angles wheel, and a time zone wheel.

Method and augmented pilot operations of fly-by-wire vehicles

A system for augmented pilot operations is provided to perform checks and balances between navigable systems and a plurality of controlling parties of a fly-by-wire vehicle. A ground based control system having at least one of manual controls and an autonomous piloting system, an electronic communication system including at least one of an onboard communication system, a ground based communication system, and a programmable interface for inter party communication.

Housing electrical components in a translucent wingsail

A substantially hollow wingsail is configured to enable electrical components to be situated within the wingsail. In particular, the wingsail may be configured to contain the solar panels used to power the other electrical components of the vessel, as well as other items that are conventionally situated on the exterior of the vessel, such as antennas, navigation lights, and so on.
Marine Robotics, Llc.

Navigation controller for virtual-reality systems

A virtual-reality navigation controller includes a base, a seat, a vertical support to support the seat on the base, and a rotatable connector between the seat and the vertical support to tilt the seat about a rotational center of the rotatable connector in response to directional forces exerted by a user seated on the seat. The virtual-reality navigation controller further includes a motion-detection controller to measure pitch corresponding to the tilt of the seat resulting from the directional forces..
Oculus Vr, Llc

Method of selective catheterism of an anatomical structure using a guide

A method of selective catheterism of in a network of conduits of an anatomical structure including inserting a flexible distal end of a guide for catheterism through the network of conduits. An appendage is attached on the distal end of the guide, the appendage includes a channel extending along a longitudinal axis of the guide.
Universite Libre De Bruxelles

Assisted guidance and navigation method in intraoral surgery

An assisted guidance and navigation method in intraoral surgeries is a method using computerized tomography (ct) photography and an optical positioning system to track medical appliances, the method including: first providing an optical positioning treatment instrument and an optical positioning device; then obtaining image data of the intraoral tissue receiving treatment through ct photography, precisely displaying actions of the treatment instrument in the image data, and real-time checking an image and guidance and navigation. Therefore, during the surgery, the existing use habits of the physicians are not affected and accurate and convenient auxiliary information is provided, and attention is paid to using the treatment instrument in physical environments such as a patient's tooth or dental model..
Eped Inc.

Trajectory guidance alignment system and methods

A trajectory guidance alignment system configurable to receive input data from an image, interactively track at least one user position, interactively track a tool position, automatically generate output data by way of data transformation using at least one of the input data, the user position data, and the tool position data, and transmit the output data to the display of a navigation system for rendering a real-time interactive navigation view corresponding to a surgical view for facilitating navigation of a medical procedure.. .

Trajectory alignment system and methods

The navigation systems and methods facilitate aligning a tool in relation to a trajectory in real-time to receive input data from a pre-operative plan image, at least one multi-modal image, and at least one real-time multi-modal image; interactively track at least one neural fiber, whereby interactively tracked fiber data is obtainable; automatically generate output data by way of data transformation using the input data and the interactively tracked neural fiber data; and transmit the output data to at least one of: at least one display device for rendering at least one real-time interactive navigation display for facilitating neural navigation, and at least one drive device for positioning at least one tracking device in relation to the tool in real-time, whereby real-time alignment data is achievable, and whereby at least one neurological structure is preservable.. .

Detection and reporting of a collision event

Enhanced techniques may be used for identifying and reporting collision-based scenarios. In one example, a wireless modem measures a number of signals received from a number of devices that are located on the same chip as the wireless modem when a physical link between the wireless modem and an accelerometer is broken, the accelerometer is inoperable, or a combination thereof.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Menu navigation user of audio headphones

A method of operating an audio system having first and second sources includes outputting a first audio signal from the first source on first and second speakers. In response to a listener input, the first audio signal and a second audio signal from the second source are output simultaneously on the first and second speakers.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America

Earpiece with gps receiver

An earpiece includes an earpiece housing, a processor disposed within the earpiece, a speaker operatively connected to the processor, a microphone operatively connected the processor, and a global navigation satellite system (gnss) receiver disposed within the earpiece. A system may includes a first earpiece having a connector with earpiece charging contacts, a charging case for the first earpiece, the charging case having contacts for connecting with the earpiece charging contacts, and a glob& navigation satellite system (gnss) receiver disposed within the charging case..
Bragi Gmbh

Analyzer systematic and reducing human faults system in aircraft flight

A new analyzer system with reduced human error in aircraft flights; performing the duties such as translation and interpretation of reports, coding of navigation, speech to text conversion, auto representing of the proposed answers to the pilot, exploitation of information from frequency atis, schematic representing from flight in online form and prediction the next movement and tracking it (aircraft) and also displaying flight calculations.. .

Auxiliary parking method and system, and navigation method

The present invention provides an auxiliary parking method, comprising: acquiring identity information of a vehicle to be parked, the identity information including information of a navigation terminal corresponding to the vehicle; acquiring status information of each parking space in a parking lot, the status information including information indicating whether the parking space is occupied or not; when there is an unoccupied parking space in the parking lot, assigning a target parking space from all of the unoccupied parking space(s) to the vehicle to be parked; and sending information including a map of the parking lot and a location of the target parking space in the parking lot to the navigation terminal corresponding to the vehicle to be parked. Correspondingly, the present invention also provides an auxiliary parking system, a navigation method and a navigation terminal..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Methods and devices for identifying a merchant

Methods and devices are provided for identifying a merchant and making a reservation with the merchant. In one aspect, a method is provided utilizing a communication device configured for (a) receiving navigation data associated with a user; (b) upon receiving an activation signal, generating an electronic request using the activation signal and the navigation data, the electronic request encoding a request for goods or services corresponding to the activation signal; (c) transmitting the electronic request to a computer server to obtain merchant information of one or more candidate merchants; (d) receiving the merchant information, the merchant information including geographic locations of the one or more candidate merchants.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Augmented mobile media

In an item of media content, one or more essential segments and one or more non-essential segments are identified. One or more essential segments is selected for inclusion in playback of the item of media content.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

System and developing mobile based applications using model driven development

A method and system is provided for developing a mobile based application using a model driven development (mdd) approach. The system includes a meta-modelling module to capture a plurality of requirements from a user.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Robotic navigation utilizing semantic mapping

A method for performing tasks on items located in a space using a robot, the items being located proximate fiducial markers, each fiducial marker having a fiducial identification. The method includes receiving an order to perform a task on at least one item and determining the fiducial identification associated with the at least one item.
Locus Robotics Corporation

Autonomous vehicle applique

This disclosure provides a device and a system for retrofitting a vehicle for unmanned operation. The system can have a navigation computer that can provide commands to a plurality of actuators for manipulating the onboard controls of a vehicle.
Micro Systems, Inc.

Ocean bottom seismometer package

A marine seismic exploration method and system comprised of continuous recording, self-contained ocean bottom pods characterized by low profile casings. An external bumper is provided to promote ocean bottom coupling and prevent fishing net entrapment.
Fairfield Industries, Inc.

Ocean bottom seismometer package

A marine seismic exploration method and system comprised of continuous recording, self-contained ocean bottom pods characterized by low profile casings. An external bumper is provided to promote ocean bottom coupling and prevent fishing net entrapment.
Fairfield Industries, Inc.

Global navigation satellite system antenna

A system for facilitating installation of a global navigation satellite system (gnss) antenna on an aircraft may include, a gnss antenna, a transducer, a cable operably coupling the gnss antenna to the transducer, and a global positioning systems (gps) receiver operably coupled to the transducer.. .
Aeroantenna Technology, Inc.

Navigation receiver with an adaptive system for tracking carrier phases received from a constellation of navigation satellites

A system for estimating carrier phases of radio signals in a satellite navigation system receiver for coordinate determination includes a complex of reference signals (crs), wherein, in each jth satellite channel, a digital reference signal refsigj, represents an output phase and frequency-controlled oscillation of a corresponding numerically-controlled oscillator (ncoj) for each jth satellite channel, the phase of the oscillation of the ncoj tracking a carrier signal received from the jth satellite; and an adaptation complex (ac) that, in response to vibration or movement of the receiver, changes (expands or reduces) an effective bandpass of the crs, producing control signals that determine phase and frequency changes in the corresponding ncoj for reducing dynamic distortions in coordinate measurements. .
Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc.

Electronic device and measuring position information of electronic device

A method of measuring position information of an electronic device is provided. The method includes measuring position information including at least one of a position, a direction of movement, or a distance of movement of the electronic device by using a global navigation satellite system (gnss) module, measuring at least one of the direction of movement, the distance of movement, or a change of speed of the electronic device by using at least one of a geomagnetic sensor or an accelerometer, calculating the position information based on the information measured by using the gnss module, and the at least one of the direction of movement, the distance of movement, or the change of speed of the electronic device measured by using the at least one of the geomagnetic sensor or the accelerometer, and adjusting a position information measurement cycle using the gnss module based on an error of the position information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method for sensing interior spaces to auto-generate a navigational map

A method for generating a routable map of a spatial environment, the method comprising the steps of: positioning a transponder in a location within said spatial environment at least one sensor; associating at least one sensor with said transponder, said at least one sensor being rotatable in at least one plane; measuring distances within said spatial environment with said at least one sensor relative to said location; and composing a local map model of spatial environment based on said measurements.. .
Innerspace Technology Inc.

System for sensing interior spaces to auto-generate a navigational map

A transponder for sensing a spatial environment for the purposes of creating a local map model of said spatial environment, said transponder comprising: a microprocessor; at least one sensor for scanning said spatial environment and acquiring sensing information about said spatial environment; a memory having instructions executable by said microprocessor to cause the microprocessor to process said sensing information to: determine distance measurements between said transponder and features within said spatial environment; and generate said local map model; a communications interface module coupled to said microprocessor for enabling communication with a first computing device to send said local map model thereto and for enabling communication with a second computing device for using said local map model to navigate said spatial environment.. .
Innerspace Technology Inc.

An apparatus and associated methods for providing updated content for location based applications and services

An apparatus comprising: at least one processor; and at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to perform at least the following: based on a determined match between a user travel profile and a navigation data update, providing an option to update user navigation data for the user, in respect one or more parts of the user navigation data which are matched to the user travel profile, the user travel profile representing one or more of a location travelled by the user and a location searched by the user within a particular defined time-frame.. .
Here Global B.v.

Inverse sliding-window filters for vision-aided inertial navigation systems

This disclosure describes inverse filtering and square root inverse filtering techniques for optimizing the performance of a vision-aided inertial navigation system (vins). In one example, instead of keeping all features in the system's state vector as slam features, which can be inefficient when the number of features per frame is large or their track length is short, an estimator of the vins may classify the features into either slam or msckf features.
Regents Of The University Of Minnesota

Geofencing for auto drive route planning

A system of a semi-autonomous driving vehicle for transitioning from a semi-autonomous driving mode to a manual driving mode. A navigation system to determine a route to a destination.
Volkswagen Ag

Compound curve navigation catheter

A catheter assembly for navigation including a flexible catheter having a proximal portion adjacent a proximal end and a distal portion adjacent a distal end and defining a longitudinal axis, the flexible catheter defining a lumen extending therethrough along a longitudinal axis and configured to enable translation of an instrument from the proximal end to the distal end. The flexible catheter defines a compound curve formed on the distal portion, wherein the compound curve includes an elbow bend and a radially curved portion.
Covidien Lp

Multi-planar variable geometry zigzag cut articulating drilling system

An articulating drill system is provided that includes a hand-held portion and a drill portion. At least two actuators are provided for controlling at least two axes of the drill portion.
Think Surgical, Inc.

Electromagnetic navigation system for microscopic surgery

The present invention relates to an electromagnetic navigation system for microscopic surgery and a method for microscopic surgery using said system. The present disclosure provides an electromagnetic navigation system for microscopic surgery, comprising at least a microscope and an electromagnetic measurement system comprising a field generator, wherein the field generator is fixed or adjustably connected to the microscope, and an additional disturbance correction module for compensating disturbances of the electromagnetic measurement system caused by the microscope..
Scopis Gmbh

Aiming device

The invention relates to an aiming device (15) for the placement of kirschner-wires in orthopaedics/traumatology. The aiming device (15) comprises an adjustable aiming block (10) which is displaceably attached to a forceps (20).
Depuy Synthes Products, Inc.

Methods and systems for using multi view pose estimation

The present invention is disclosing several methods related to intra-body navigation of radiopaque instrument through natural body cavities. One of the methods is disclosing the pose estimation of the imaging device using multiple images of radiopaque instrument acquired in the different poses of imaging device and previously acquired imaging.
Body Vision Medical Ltd.

Reconstructing viewport upon user viewpoint misprediction

A head mounted display device including a processor configured to compute a rendered rendering surface of a predicted scene having a predicted user viewpoint, the predicted user viewpoint being a prediction of a viewpoint that a user will have at a point in time that was predicted for the user of the head mounted display device prior to the point in time, receive, from the user input device, a subsequent user navigation input near the point in time in the stream of user input, determine an actual user viewpoint based on the subsequent user navigation input, determine a user viewpoint misprediction based on the predicted user viewpoint and the actual user viewpoint, and reconstruct a viewport for the actual user viewpoint from the rendered rendering surface.. .
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and methods for vessel position reporting and monitoring

Systems and methods for vessel position reporting and monitoring. Methods and systems for augmenting e-navigation messages to provide ancillary information, such as a history of previous vessel positions.
Exactearth Ltd.

Systems and methods for progressive map maintenance and communication channel selection

A system having a resource-availability module configured to cause the processing unit to determine whether a resource scarcity condition exists in connection with providing map data to a mobile navigation unit. The system also includes a tuning-parameter module configured to cause the processing unit to, in response to determining that the resource scarcity condition exists, determine a tuning parameter to use in preparing map data to provide to the mobile navigation unit.
Gm Gobal Technology Operations Llc

Systems and methods of controlling digital signage for directing parking traffic

A system including: a parking lot having a plurality of parking spaces; at least one device positioned in the parking lot to identify occupancy statuses of the parking spaces; a plurality of display devices positioned next to and facing the parking spaces respectively; and a server computer storing parking space reservations that include identification information of vehicles for which the reservations are made. The server computer is further configured to generate and present navigational guidance on the display devices based on identification information of vehicles in the vicinity of the parking spaces and reservations..
Westfield Labs Corporation

Method and apparatus of browsing modeling

An approach is provided for modeling browsing. Data corresponding to navigation behavior relating to navigating a page of a browser application is collected.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Exploration and navigation of a content collection

Provided are techniques for exploration and navigation of a content collection. A first window and a second window are created within the user interface displayed on the electronic display.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for presenting content

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine at least one request to access a content item, wherein the content item was composed using a set of camera feeds that capture at least one scene from a set of different positions. A viewport interface can be provided on a display screen of the computing device through which playback of the content item is presented, the viewport interface being configured to allow a user operating the computing device to virtually navigate the at least one scene by changing i) a direction of the viewport interface relative to the scene or ii) a zoom level of the viewport interface.
Facebook, Inc.

Browser navigation for devices with a limited input system

Methods, system, and computer program products for browsing content with a display area and input system that may be limited in comparison to more traditional browsing systems. Movement between and selection of interactive elements generally occurs in a navigation mode, whereas interaction with a single interactive element generally occurs in an edit mode.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Accessible reading mode techniques for electronic devices

Techniques are disclosed for providing accessible reading modes in electronic computing devices. The user can transition between a manual reading mode and an automatic reading mode using a transition gesture.
Nook Digital, Llc

Aircraft landing systems and methods

A method for controlling an aircraft includes storing data aboard the aircraft. The data include the relative positions of radar targets disposed within a region adjacent to the runway.
The Boeing Company

Vessel maneuvering methods and systems

A method for maneuvering a marine vessel powered by a propulsion system includes accepting inputs to an electronic navigation device and generating a desired track based on the inputs. The desired track includes a series of waypoints, each waypoint in the series of waypoints being associated with a respective heading.
Brunswick Corporation

Ocean bottom seismometer package

A marine seismic exploration method and system comprised of continuous recording, self-contained ocean bottom pods characterized by low profile casings. An external bumper is provided to promote ocean bottom coupling and prevent fishing net entrapment.
Fairfield Industries, Inc.

Reducing time and increasing reliability of ambiguity resolution in gnss

A first plurality of differences (first differences or second differences) of carrier phase measurements of global navigation satellite system (gnss) signals corresponding to a first measurement epoch is received. A plurality of differences of carrier phase ambiguities of the first plurality of differences of carrier phase measurements is resolved.
Llc "topcon Positioning Systems"

Carrier phase double differencing gnss receiving system with spatial integrity monitoring

A method and system determines a reference receiver for carrier phase differencing in a global navigation satellite system by first receiving measurements from at least five satellites at a set of antennas of a set of receivers. Right-hand circular polarization is applied at a first subset of antennas of a first subset of receivers and left-hand circular polarization is applied at a second subset of the antennas of a second subset of receivers to produce first and second phase lock loop (pll) outputs.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Geolocation on a single platform having flexible portions

A geolocation system on a platform, for example, an airplane, to identify a location of a signal emitting site includes an inertial navigation system and an array of signal detectors. A first subset of the detectors is on a flexing portion of the platform and a second subset of detectors is on a rigid portion of the platform.
Raytheon Company

Progressive map maintenance at a mobile navigation unit

A system configured to receive baseline map data from a remote map-data source, and determine whether the baseline map data is sufficient for present mobile navigation-unit function, yielding a map-sufficiency determination. If the map-sufficiency determination is affirmative, using the baseline map data for the present mobile navigation-unit function.
Gm Gobal Technology Operations Llc

Navigation peek ahead and behind in a navigation application

A method of providing a sequence of turn-by-turn navigation instructions on a device traversing a route is provided. Each turn-by-turn navigation instruction is associated with a location on the route.
Apple Inc.

Navigation peek ahead and behind

Some embodiments of the invention provide a navigation application that allows a user to peek ahead or behind during a turn-by-turn navigation presentation that the application provides while tracking a device (e.g., a mobile device, a vehicle, etc.) traversal of a physical route. As the device traverses along the physical route, the navigation application generates a navigation presentation that shows a representation of the device on a map traversing along a virtual route that represents the physical route on the map.
Apple Inc.

System and navigation

Disclosed are systems, methods, and apparatuses for providing navigation. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a starting point and a destination from a user; calculating a plurality of routes between the starting point and the destination; receiving traffic information and traffic sign information associated with the plurality of routes; calculating transportation conditions during a set period of time in the future for each of the plurality of routes based on the traffic information and traffic sign information; selecting a recommended route from the plurality of routes based on the transportation conditions; and displaying the recommended route..
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Interactive dynamic cloud navigation system

An interactive dynamic cloud navigation system includes: a server, including a database, wherein the database stores a map, a management account and a plurality of accounts; a plurality of navigation terminal and a plurality of users corresponding to the navigation terminals; and a map operator which logs in the management account on the server to manage the database. The navigation terminal includes a data collection module, a data storage module, a data transmission module, and an input and output module, wherein: the data collection module is for collecting data; the data transmission module is for transmitting the data between the navigation terminal and the server; the data storage module is for storing the data; and the input and output module is for receiving an input of the user and outputting the data stored in the navigation terminal to the user.

Apparatus and methods for routing

An electronic navigational system (100) may automatically develop nautical routes based on one or more waypoints that are non-navigable provided by a user.. .
Navionics Spa

Methods and apparatuses for use in route navigation involving a mobile station

Techniques are provided which may be implemented using various methods and/or apparatuses to allow for delay zone information to be gathered by one or more mobile stations used in route navigation, provided to one or more computing devices and processed in some manner to establish navigation information that may be of use by mobile stations involved in route navigation. For example, in certain instances navigation information may be indicative of an expected delay with regard to at least one known delay zone that may affect a user of the mobile station attempting to adhere to a route..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Uav policing, enforcement and deployment system

The described embodiments provide systems and methods for any type, usage, classification of unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) policing including but limited; detection, compliance to faa (local, state, federal and global) enforcement and various operational guidelines. The unmanned aerial vehicle enforcement (uave) includes but is not limited to operational and airworthiness guidance for the operation of plurality approved routes and/or route restriction, methods, procedures, global positioning systems, registration (ownership), authorization, cargo and usage approval, breadcrumb trail of flight departure(s) procedures and coordinates (dpcs), and standard arrival procedures and coordinates (sapcs) and other systems.

Navigation tracking objects using optical and non-optical sensors

Systems and methods that utilize optical sensors and non-optical sensors to determine the position and/or orientation of objects. A navigation system includes an optical sensor for receiving optical signals from markers and a non-optical sensor, such as a gyroscope, for generating non-optical data.
Stryker Corporation

Handheld surgical tool with autonomous navigation

A handheld surgical tool includes a handle, an instrument shaft, and a navigation device, which includes at least one sensor unit for sensing positional data, a computing unit configured to determine a position in space based on signals of the sensor unit, at least one set key and a position memory configured to store a data set for a position upon activation of the at least one set key. A comparator is operatively connected to the position memory for comparing an actual position against a stored position in at least two different operation modes and for generation of a deviation signal, wherein operation modes differ in that a first mode is configured for a reduced comparison only which lacks at least one spatial dimension.
Facet-link Inc.

Navigation carts for a medical procedure

A cart for housing components of a medical navigation system is provided. The cart comprises a frame including a substantially horizontal base having a bottom side and a top side with wheels attached to the bottom side, a substantially vertical column attached to the top side of the base, and a ballast attached to the base to function as a counterweight to avoid tipping of the cart..

Apparatuses and methods for endobronchial navigation to and confirmation of the location of a target tissue and percutaneous interception of the target tissue

A method of confirming the location of a target tissue within a patient using a navigation system is provided. The navigation system displays images from a pre-acquired image dataset and provides location information of a medical device within a patient in relation to a patient tracking device affixed to the patient.
Veran Medical Technologies, Inc.

Dynamic adjustment of electronic program guide displays based on viewer preferences for minimizing navigation in vod program selection

Items of video content offered for viewing on a video-on-demand (vod) platform of a digital tv service provider are each assigned a respective title and hierarchical address corresponding to hierarchically-arranged categories and subcategories within which the title for the video content is to be categorized. The title is listed in a location of an electronic program guide (epg) using the same categories and subcategories as its hierarchical address.
Broadband Itv, Inc.

Dynamic adjustment of electronic program guide displays based on viewer preferences for minimizing navigation in vod program selection

Items of video content offered for viewing on a video-on-demand (vod) platform of a digital tv service provider are each assigned a respective title and hierarchical address corresponding to hierarchically-arranged categories and subcategories within which the title for the video content is to be categorized. The title is listed in a location of an electronic program guide (epg) using the same categories and subcategories as its hierarchical address.
Broadband Itv, Inc.

Dual-grip portable countermeasure device against unmanned systems

A portable countermeasure device is provided comprising one or more directional antennae, one or more disruption components and at least one activator. The portable countermeasure device further comprises a body having a dual-grip configuration, with the directional antennae are affixed to a front portion of the body.
Battelle Memorial Institute

Providing enhanced images for navigation

Aspects of the present disclosure relate aids for the visually impaired.. .
Osterhout Group, Inc.

System for navigating drivers to service transportation requests specifying sightseeing attractions

In one embodiment a transportation request for a sightseeing trip is received from a computing device of a passenger, wherein the transportation request identifies a plurality of sightseeing attractions. One or more drivers are selected, based on availability data associated with a plurality of drivers, to transport the passenger to the plurality of sightseeing attractions.
Juno Lab, Inc.

Method for conveying driving conditions for vehicular control

Method for conveying driving conditions and using the conveyed driving conditions for vehicular control includes generating information about a travel surface or an environment around the travel surface using sensors fixed in position relative to the travel surface. Each sensor includes a measuring or detecting component that measures or detects a property or condition of the travel surface or the environment around the travel surface.
Intelligent Technologies International, Inc.

System, method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium for displaying a hierarchy of categories for a search query on a webpage

A system, method, and computer-readable medium are disclosed that include a database, a website hosting module, a search engine module, and a category display module. The database stores a hierarchy of categories for categorizing products for sale and product records associated with the hierarchy.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

High performance map editor for business analysts

At least one model synchronization map table is built that facilitates navigation between elements of business objects of a business object model and corresponding elements of an extensible markup language (xml) schema definition-based (xsd-based) model. The xsd-based model includes at least one xml schema and is generated from the business object model.
International Business Machines Corporation

Web browser having improved navigational functionality

Embodiments include method, systems and computer program for providing improved navigational functionality in a web browser. Aspects include storing a browsing history comprising a sequence of websites and webpages visited by the web browser and providing a graphical user interface (gui) configured to control a traversal of the browsing history by the web browser.
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamic information retrieval and publishing

A method comprising receiving a request to create an import file for a document browser from a personal document collection comprising a topic; retrieving a topic content associated with the topic from a content management system (cms), wherein the topic content comprises a user defined content applied to a master topic content; generating a content page from the topic content, wherein the content page is configured to be displayed within the document browser; generating a navigation structure based on the topic content and the document browser; and compress the content page and the navigation structure into the import file.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Dynamic deeplinks for navigational queries

Techniques for dynamically generating deeplink search results in response to navigational search queries. In an aspect, to address user search queries, a general-purpose search engine is provided in parallel with a dedicated engine for specifically ranking deeplinks.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Dual mode optical navigation device and mode switching method thereof

There is provided a mode switching method of a dual mode optical navigation device. The dual mode optical navigation device is configured to be operated on a working surface and has a first bottom surface and a second bottom surface having an included angle with the first bottom surface.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Vehicle control system

A vehicle control system may include a vehicle frame, a mount secured to the vehicle frame and configured for rigidly securing a smartphone therein such that motions experienced by the vehicle frame are correspondingly experienced by the smartphone, and system electronics arranged on the frame and in communication with the smartphone and vehicle controllers, the system electronics configured to receive signals from the smartphone and control directional devices of the vehicle based on the signals via the vehicle controllers. A system for preparing signals for transmission to the vehicle to control navigation may also be provided..

Sparse map for autonomous vehicle navigation

A non-transitory computer-readable medium is provided. The computer-readable medium includes a sparse map for autonomous vehicle navigation along a road segment.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Navigation based on radar-cued visual imaging

A navigation system for a vehicle may include at least one image capture device configured to acquire a plurality of images of an environment of a vehicle and a radar sensor to detect an object in the environment of the vehicle and to provide and output including range information indicative of at least one of a range or range rate between the vehicle and the object. The system may also include at least one processing device programmed to: receive the plurality of images from the at least one image capture device; receive the output from the radar sensor; determine, for each of a plurality of image segments in a first image, from among the plurality of images, and corresponding image segments in a second image, from among the plurality of images, an indicator of optical flow; use range information determined based on the output of the radar sensor together with the indicators of optical flow determined for each of the plurality of image segments in the first image and the corresponding image segments in the second image to calculate for each of a plurality of imaged regions at least one value indicative of a focus of expansion; identify a target object region, including at least a subset of the plurality of imaged regions that share a substantially similar focus of expansion; and cause a system response based on the identified target object region..
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Navigational aid system multipath reduction using a modulated carrier

A method, system, and computer-readable medium for reducing multipath propagation of a navigational aid station. Aspects include modulating an oscillator of the navigational aid station.
Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

Apparatus, automated nondestructive inspection of metal structures

The provided apparatus for automated nondestructive inspection of a metal structure having a surface comprises an ultrasonic nondestructive inspection unit, a nondestructive inspection unit based on magnetic flux leakage method, an eddy-current nondestructive inspection unit, a control unit connected to the ultrasonic nondestructive inspection unit, the nondestructive inspection unit based on the magnetic flux leakage method and the eddy-current nondestructive inspection unit for sending control signals to carry out inspection of the metal structure, and a navigation unit connected to the control unit, wherein the navigation unit determines a position of said apparatus relative to the metal structure, determines a state of the surface of the metal structure and sends signals into the control unit. The nondestructive inspection unit based on magnetic flux leakage method changes a magnetic field induction generated by this unit from a minimum value close to zero value to a predetermined maximum value..
Jsc <<diakont>>

Mapping road illumination

A method and apparatus for providing navigation services including illumination data. A request for a route is received with one or more preferences related to illumination for the route.
Here Global B.v.

Car-top mount with population density estimation

In many contexts, vehicles navigate routes while providing a service on behalf of a service provider, and with the assistance of global positioning systems (gps) for navigation, routing, and/or vehicle tracking. In addition to identifying the location of the vehicle, devices with integrated gps may also identify a population density (e.g., of individuals, cyclists, or other vehicles) within a vicinity of a location of the vehicle, which may caution a driver of high-population-density areas; may be used to assess a risk of the vehicle while navigating the route, and/or to suggest alternative routes; and/or to count the people who observe the vehicle navigating the route while performing the service.

Modifying navigation information for a lead navigation device and a follow navigation device

A device may determine a lead vehicle identifier and a follow vehicle identifier associated with navigating to a destination. The device may determine a plurality of device identifiers associated with the lead vehicle identifier or the follow vehicle identifier, identifying a plurality of devices.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Indoor positioning system and method

Disclosed herein are an indoor positioning system and method. The indoor positioning method includes generating measurement information by measuring a geomagnetic field generated from a ferromagnetic substance present in indoor space, and a slope of a user terminal device, generating declination angle information and inclination angle information using the measurement information, generating true north navigation coordinate system-based geomagnetic field vector information using the declination angle information and the inclination angle information, receiving geomagnetic field heatmap information, generated using collection information that is collected at indoor reference locations, and performing indoor positioning based on the true north navigation coordinate system-based geomagnetic field vector information and the geomagnetic field heatmap information..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Calibration methods and systems for an autonomous navigation vehicle

Aspects of the present invention relate to systems and methods for calibrating an autonomous navigation system. According to a first aspect of the present invention, calibration of the autonomous navigation system may be controlled by a calibration map..
Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

System and navigation by applying corrected bias values to gyroscopic data

A disclosed method includes computing, for each of a plurality of values of at least one type of error parameter, a distance traveled for each of a plurality of directions of travel. The method includes selecting, from the plurality of values of the at least one type of error parameter, a value that provides a greatest distance traveled for any of the plurality of directions of travel relative to the unselected ones of the plurality of values.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

An aerial survey image capture system

An aerial survey image capture system for a survey aircraft is disclosed. The system comprises a camera system arranged to capture successive images of ground beneath a survey aircraft.
Spookfish Innovations Pty Ltd

Technologies for managing data center assets using unmanned aerial vehicles

Technologies for managing assets of a data center include a unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) communicatively coupled to a remote computing device. The uav is configured to navigate throughout a data center and capture data center mapping information during the navigation usable to generate a three-dimensional (3d) model of the data center.
Intel Corporation

Method for assisting a driver of a single-track motor vehicle in order to drive through a bend safely

A method is provided for assisting a driver of a single-track motor vehicle during a drive in order to drive through a bend safely. In the method, at least one current driving state variable and driver-specific driving dynamics variables are compared with an approaching driving situation and, if a danger threshold value is reached or exceeded, a warning signal is output.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Sensor guided catheter navigation system

A method and a system for producing images of a subject, such as the heart of a human being. The method may comprise acquiring ultrasound images of the subject with a catheter comprising a position sensor.
Carnegie Mellon University

Navigation system for ablation catheters

A surgical system includes a bronchoscope, an extended working channel defining an elongated passageway and adapted to extend through the bronchoscope, and a valve in fluid communication with the passageway of the extended working channel. The surgical system further includes an elongated surgical instrument configured and dimensioned to be inserted through the extended working channel.
Covidien Lp

Techniques for gesture-based control of color-tunable lighting

Techniques are disclosed herein for a lighting interface system configured to adjust tunable lighting characteristics output by one or more lighting devices based on a plurality of simple, intuitive touch-gestures without necessarily providing visual indicators via a display screen or other feedback elements. The lighting interface system may be implemented as a relatively simple touchpad device that may be wall-mounted and/or portable depending on a desired configuration.
Osram Sylvania Inc.

Dynamic adjustment of electronic program guide displays based on viewer preferences for minimizing navigation in vod program selection

Items of video content offered for viewing on a video-on-demand (vod) platform of a digital tv service provider are each assigned a respective title and hierarchical address corresponding to hierarchically-arranged categories and subcategories within which the title for the video content is to be categorized. The title is listed in a location of an electronic program guide (epg) using the same categories and subcategories as its hierarchical address.
Broadband Itv, Inc.

Clickstream visual analytics based on maximal sequential patterns

Systems and methods are disclosed for analyzing a plurality of clickstreams associated with a resource to identify popular navigational patterns traversed by users of the resource. The analysis provides a navigational framework for performing continued analysis on segmented portions of the identified navigational patterns.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Speech recognition system

A speech recognition system, which continuously recognizes speech uttered by at least one user and controls a navigation system on the basis of a recognition result, includes: a speech-operation-intention determination unit for determining—whether or not the user has made a recognized speech with the intention of operating the navigation system through speech; and a control mode altering unit for changing, when the speech-operation-intention determination unit determines that the user has no operation intention, the control mode of the navigation system in such a manner that the user is less aware of or pays less attention to the control mode than the case in which the speech-operation-intention determination unit determines that the user has an intention of operating the navigation system.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Diet quality photo navigation

A method for translating levels of diet quality into photographic representations of dietary pattern. The method includes the steps of (a) using a diet quality measure to identify a plurality of dietary patterns that each represent a level of diet quality for a period of time; (b) assigning a dietary score to each of the plurality of dietary patterns; (c) converting the plurality of dietary patterns into representative dietary patterns; and (d) converting the representative dietary patterns into food photographs.

System and detecting misaligned stationary objects

Provided is a navigation system that processes a route plan and data from the surrounding environment to identify a potential threat of undesirable contact anywhere along the route plan. The provided navigation system generates an informative, anticipative display of the vehicle's surrounding environment.
Honeywell International Inc.

Incentivized navigation

Methods and systems for directing users to a location. Embodiments include a user interface for receiving data regarding a task to be performed by a user and data regarding one or more rewards associated with the task.

Automotive vehicle navigation using low power radios

A navigation system for a parking area comprises a plurality of nodes and a server communicating with the nodes. Each node comprises a camera capturing images of the parking area and a low power radio transmitting a radio signal.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

3d digital content interaction and control

Three dimensional digital content interaction and control techniques are described. A digital medium environment is configured to protect against unauthorized access to three-dimensional digital content.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Dynamic interactive pain management system and methods

An interactive pain diary for recording information about a pain episode during real-time includes a pain navigation system for navigating treatment options during the pain episode and records the information for future use. Sensors may be included to record the information, and collected data may be stored and used to update the pain navigation system and to inform a clinician..
Rewire Ltd.

Ontological subjects of a universe and knowledge representations thereof

The present invention discloses methods, systems, and tools for knowledge processing and visualizations by building various data structures corresponding to uncovered informational data such as values of association strengths or significance measures and maps of ontological subjects of compositions or one or more content accompanying a request for service by a user. In one embodiment of the invention the method assigns and calculates an ontological subject association strength/value measures and spectrums to each composition or ontological subjects of the composition.

Guided web navigation tool

Using a processor, a first n×n matrix is determined based on a plurality of n webpages. Each cell of the first matrix corresponds to a pair of webpages.

Device navigational maps for connected devices

Described herein is a method for creating and utilizing device navigational maps. The device navigational maps are modeled using directed graphs that contain detailed information of all components on the connected devices.
Aetherpal Inc.

Menu navigation in a head-mounted display

A wearable computing device includes a head-mounted display (hmd) that generates a virtual reality environment. Through the generation and tracking of positional data, a focal point may be tracked with respect to one or menu navigation elements.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Systems and methods for advanced resting time suggestion

A system includes a first sensor for detecting vehicle data and a second sensor for detecting driver data. The system also includes a memory for storing preferred stops and a gps unit for detecting a location.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Workflow for navigation with respect to oil-water contact using deep directional resistivity measurements

Methods for determining oil-water contact positions and water zone resistivities are provided. In one example, the method may involve performing a 1d inversion on data collected by a resistivity logging tool.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Detection of, and processing of signals within a null zone by a global navigation satellite system receiver

Apparatuses, systems, and methods for mitigating the effects of null zones on the measurements of global navigation satellite system (gnss) receivers are described. In one aspect, a gnss receiver calculates both a filtered value of an integrated and summed value for a punctual correlator of a satellite signal (“the calculated filtered punctual correlator value”) and an average of integrated and summed correlator values for a plurality of noise/offset correlators of the satellite signal (“the calculated average noise/offset correlator value”).
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Navigation device, navigation method and storage medium

[solution] a current position obtaining unit 101 obtains the current position of a vehicle 1. A first location candidate obtaining unit 102 obtains a first location.

Navigation using routine driving information and destination areas

A method according to an embodiment of the invention is provided for identifying at least one routing option for use in routing a user from a current location to at least one destination comprising. The method includes the operations of: receiving electronic data identifying at least one destination; receiving electronic data indicating a current location; accessing, from the at least one memory device, historical information associated with at least one route segment, wherein the at least one route segment is interposed between the current location and the at least one destination; receiving, from at least one navigation service provider, a current condition for each of the at least one route segment; identifying, based on the current location, the historical information associated with at least one route segment, and the current condition for each of the at least one route segment, at least one routing option for use in routing a user from the current location to the at least one destination; and outputting at least one navigation direction, wherein the at least one navigation direction include an identification of the at least one routing option..
Dish Network Corporation

Three-dimensional infrared laser aircraft landing-guiding system with high directivity

A three-dimensional infrared laser aircraft landing-guiding system with high directivity is described. The system utilizes a highly penetrable and highly directional infrared laser source to generate an optical image via an optical image generating apparatus.
Tunghai University

Hybrid vehicle control device

A hybrid vehicle control device is provided that is capable of controlling a drive source according to a travel plan. The hybrid vehicle control device is configured to be mounted in a hybrid vehicle including a drive source having an engine and a motor/generator, and a navigation system that acquires travel environment information of a planned travel route.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Detection and navigation in wireless charging

A transmit charging coil is driven to wirelessly transfer energy to a receiving charging coil. The wireless energy transfer can be adjusted in response to detecting the receive charging coil.
Wibotic Inc.

Patient reference tool for rapid registration

An apparatus is provided that is at least partially visible by both a three dimensional (3d) scanner system of a medical navigation system and a tracking system of the medical navigation system. The apparatus includes a rigid member, a plurality of identifiable features attached to the rigid member and visible by the tracking system, a distinct identifiable portion visible by the 3d scanner system, and a connector mechanism attached to the rigid member to connect the apparatus to a location.

Patient reference assembly for an electromagnetic navigation system

Methods and systems are provided for a patient reference assembly for an electromagnetic tracking system for use in image-guided surgery. In one embodiment, a patient reference assembly for an electromagnetic surgical navigation system includes a mounting platform including a first mating interface and an attachment interface shaped to couple to a patient.
General Electric Company

System and mapping navigation space to patient space in a medical procedure

An apparatus is provided that is visible by both a three dimensional (3d) scanner system of a medical navigation system and a camera of the medical navigation system. The apparatus comprises a rigid member and a plurality of markers attached to the rigid member.

Medical tracking sensor assembly

Methods and systems are provided for an electromagnetic coil assembly for a surgical navigation tracking system which may be used during image-guided surgery. A medical instrument assembly for an electromagnetic surgical navigation system, may comprise a tracking sensor interface included within a handle of a medical instrument, the interface having a first mating surface.
General Electric Company

Neurovascular catheter with enlargeable distal end

A neurovascular catheter is provided, such as for distal neurovascular access or aspiration. The catheter includes an elongate flexible tubular body, having a proximal end, a distal end and a side wall defining a central lumen.
Incept, Llc

Dynamic adjustment of electronic program guide displays based on viewer preferences for minimizing navigation in vod program selection

Items of video content offered for viewing on a video-on-demand (vod) platform of a digital tv service provider are each assigned a respective title and hierarchical address corresponding to hierarchically-arranged categories and subcategories within which the title for the video content is to be categorized. The title is listed in a location of an electronic program guide (epg) using the same categories and subcategories as its hierarchical address.
Broadband Itv, Inc.

Detecting and locating bright light sources from moving aircraft

A method and system for a light source detection system, comprising an aircraft carrying at least one camera. The system includes a database for storing information about the aircraft's motion, direction, and position and ground location information, such as the onboard navigation system database or an remotely accessible database.
The Boeing Company

Remote controller for providing a force input in a media operating the same

A remote controller for providing a force input in a media system and a method for operating the same are disclosed. The remote controller comprises: at least one of a navigation key, a determination key or a function key, a first sensing unit configured to sense a coordinate of the key, a second sensing unit configured to sense one or more of pressure and an area applied to the key by a means for selecting the key, and a control signal unit.
Humax Co., Ltd.

System and enabling access to location of an image

The invention is a system and use method for associating an image being captured with its gps location coordinates, then using the associated coordinates to pinpoint the image's location with a navigation application.. .

Portable countermeasure device against unmanned systems

A portable countermeasure device is provided comprising one or more directional antennae, one or more disruption components and at least one activator. The portable countermeasure device further comprises a body, with the directional antennae are affixed to a front portion of the body.
Battelle Memorial Institute

Methods and arrangements for generating a waveform for frequency shift keying communications

Embodiments may provide a way of communicating via an electromagnetic radiator, or light source, that can be amplitude modulated such as light emitting diode (led) lighting and receivers or detectors that can determine data from light received from the amplitude modulated electromagnetic radiator. Some embodiments may provide a waveform in the form of chips at a chipping clock frequency that switch a light source between on and off states to communicate via light sources that can be amplitude modulated such as led lighting.
Intel Corporation

Contextual note taking

Contextual note taking is described. A note taking assistant can receive an indication of a specific presentation session.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Aircraft navigation performance prediction system

Systems and methods for predicting aircraft navigation performance are provided. In one embodiment, a method can include determining that one or more navigational aid measurements are not available to the aircraft.
Ge Aviation Systems Llc

Method for motion-synchronized ar or vr entertainment experience

Systems and methods for synchronizing movement, such as the movement of a vehicle with an augmented reality (ar) or virtual reality (vr) story-telling or narrative experience is provided. For example, the ar or vr experience can be adapted to justify the movement of the vehicle based on trip criterion, such as a navigational path upon which the vehicle has embarked.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Systems, methods and devices for forming respiratory-gated point cloud for four dimensional soft tissue navigation

A surgical instrument navigation system is provided that visually simulates a virtual volumetric scene of a body cavity of a patient from a point of view of a surgical instrument residing in the cavity of the patient, wherein the surgical instrument, as provided, may be a steerable surgical catheter with a biopsy device and/or a surgical catheter with a side-exiting medical instrument, among others. Additionally, systems, methods and devices are provided for forming a respiratory-gated point cloud of a patient's respiratory system and for placing a localization element in an organ of a patient..
Veran Medical Technologies, Inc.





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