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new patent System and small cell based augmented reality
Information such as navigation information is delivered to a mobile device user in a cellular communications network via a device other than the mobile device. A small cell telecommunications base station receives from the mobile device an identification of the mobile device, and determines a location of the user within the small cell.
At&t Intellectual Property 1, L.p.


new patent Dual-mode vehicular controller
A vehicular interface may include an electromechanical interface between a handheld electronic device and subsystems on a vehicular bus or network. In an illustrative embodiment, the interface may operate in a “master mode” when a handheld device, such as a tablet computer or smart-phone, is not inserted therein.
Keystone Integrations Llc


new patent Platooning autonomous vehicle navigation sensory exchange
A vehicle system includes a communication interface programmed to communicate with a plurality of platooning vehicles, including a rear vehicle, and receive sensor signals transmitted from the rear vehicle. The vehicle system further includes a processor programmed to command the rear vehicle to turn around and programmed to output control signals to the plurality of platooning vehicles.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


new patent Method and providing goal oriented navigational directions
A method or system is able to refine global positioning system (“gps”) information for guiding a vehicle via extracted metadata using a gps refinement (“gr”) model managed by a virtuous cycle containing sensors, machine learning center (“mlc”), and a cloud based network (“cbn”). The gr system includes a set of outward facing cameras, a vehicle onboard computer (“voc”), and gr model.
Surround.io Corporation


new patent Systems and methods for detection of navigation to physical venue and suggestion of alternative actions
The techniques, methods, systems, and other mechanisms described herein include processes for determining if customized content should be generated, what information to include in the customized content, and when to provide the customized content. In general, a computing system determines that a user intends to travel to a physical venue.
Google Inc.


new patent Automated change detection for synthetic aperture sonar
Methods and systems detect changes occurring over time between synthetic aperture sonar (sas) images. A processor performs coarse navigational alignment, fine-scale co-registration and local co-registration between current image data and historical image data.

new patent Hotkey access to legacy application tasks
Methods, systems, and techniques for assigning hotkeys to legacy tasks as part of modernizing such tasks are provided. A user can assign a hotkey to an individual task so that the user can have instant access to a legacy or a non-legacy task without needing to navigate to “sub-” tasks of the legacy task.
Advanced Businesslink Corporation


new patent User interface with integrated user interface elements
A computing system comprising a touch-sensitive surface, a processor, and memory is provided. The memory stores instructions for executing a method in which a plurality of images is accessed.
The Gap, Inc.


new patent Digital content view control
Digital content view control techniques are described. In one example, a virtual control is used to supplement navigation of digital content without movement of a user's head through use of an appendage such as a hand, finger, and so forth.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


new patent Image navigation
A method comprising: enabling display at a first target location in a display image of a first portion of an image; and enabling, in response to a defined user action, non-linear image-content-dependent navigation to a second portion of the image to change the display image to include at a second target location in the display image the second portion of the image, wherein the second portion of the image is dependent upon a content of the image.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy


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Method and system for continued navigation of unmanned aerial vehicles beyond restricted airspace boundaries

A system for continued navigation of unmanned aerial vehicles beyond restricted boundaries. The system comprises a monitoring device to track a geolocation corresponding to an unmanned aerial vehicle and to compare the geolocation corresponding to the unmanned aerial vehicle with a geolocation corresponding to a restricted boundary to determine a location of the unmanned aerial vehicle with respect to a restricted environment, and a route generator to generate an alternative navigation method to navigate the restricted environment when the unmanned aerial vehicle is located within a predetermined distance of the restricted environment..
International Business Machines Corporation

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Self-navigating and object-lifting cleaning device

A self-navigating cleaning device with obstacle-removing capabilities includes a detecting unit to detect the environment, and a driving unit to receive the driving signal from a navigation control unit and drive the cleaning device to move according to the driving signal. A floor cleaning unit cleans the floor automatically during movement of the cleaning device..
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

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Method of constructing navigation map by robot using mouse hippocampal place cell model

A robot constructs a navigation map based on the cognitive mechanism of rat hippocampus. The robot collects current self-motion cues and color depth map information through exploring the environment; self-motion cues form spatial environment codes gradually through path integral and feature extraction of spatial cells in hippocampus, place field of place cells is gradually formed during exploring the process and covers the whole environment to form a cognitive map.
Beijing University Of Technology

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Three-dimensional seismic acquisition system and method with dynamic resolution

System and method for calculating a pre-plot for a marine seismic acquisition system. The method includes receiving as input a first number of autonomous underwater vehicles (auvs) and a second number of source vessels; receiving a geometry of an area to be surveyed; receiving a set of naturally different regions and/or humanly set targets for the area to be surveyed; calculating a first sailing path for an auv of the first number of auvs; calculating a second sailing path for a source vessel of the second number of source vessels, based on the set of naturally different regions and/or humanly set targets; and entering the pre-plot into a navigation system of the auv and the source vessel so that the auv and source vessel dynamically change an offset distance between them, while sailing during a seismic survey, based on the naturally different regions and/or humanly set targets..
Cgg Services Sas

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Sky machines

A method for accessing and navigating an aerial vehicle on a three-dimensional map of transportation skyways comprises requesting, from an aerial-vehicle-transportation database, a driving map based on a three-dimensional representation of one or more transportation skyways, the three-dimensional representation comprising information regarding an x-axis and a y-axis representing movement in a first plane and information regarding a z-axis representing movement in a second plane perpendicular to the first plane; receiving the driving map generated based on the information on the x-axis and the y-axis of movement, the driving map being determined based on the three-dimensional representation; receiving information on altitude-transition zones associated with the z-axis of movement of the aerial vehicle along the second plane; and storing, in a navigation system of the aerial vehicle, navigation information comprising the driving map and the altitude-transition zones.. .
Skymachines, Inc.

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Information processing device and vehicle position detecting method

To calculate a position of a vehicle on a road with a higher accuracy. An in-vehicle navigation device 1 is provided with a control portion 10 acquiring photographed image data obtained by photographing an outside of the vehicle, calculating, when object image data that is image data of a road sign is included in the photographed image data, a relative position of the vehicle relative to the road sign on the basis of the object image data, and detecting a position of the vehicle on a road on the basis of the calculated relative position..
Clarion Co., Ltd.

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Maritime navigation assistance server system and maritime navigation assistance method

The present invention contributes to vessel navigation safety, by applying conventional navigation technology and using smartphones or other wireless communication terminals to provide a chart according to vessel type. Provided is a server system 3, which: receives, from wireless communication terminals 2 which are carried by users aboard vessels 4, position information of the wireless communication terminals 2 and information of the sizes of the vessels 4; creates, in response to the sizes of the vessels 4, navigation trajectory information formed from time series position information of the vessels 4; and, with the navigation trajectory information as an input, updates navigable course information for each size of the vessels 4..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

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Radiotherapy utilizing the entire 4pi solid angle

In various embodiments, methods and devices are provided for generating a radiotherapy treatment plan for a subject to be implemented on a radiotherapy device. In certain embodiments the methods involve determining all feasible radiotherapy beam orientations free of collision for said radiotherapy device and said subject to provide a set of radiotherapy beam orientations; selecting from the set of all feasible radiotherapy beam orientations a subset of beams that meet treatment goals to be used in treatment of the subject to provide a selected beam set; calculating a navigation trajectory for the radiotherapy device to delivery said subset of beams to the subject where the trajectory is free of collision; and generating and writing instruction files to a tangible medium that can be executed by said radiotherapy device..
The Regents Of The University Of California

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Navigational feedback for intraoperative waypoint

Methods and systems for providing navigational feedback during a surgical procedure. A user interface is displayed on a display for viewing position and orientation of a surgical tool in a surgical field during the surgical procedure.

new patent

Automatic identification of instruments used with a surgical navigation system

A system and apparatus taught to determine the identification and selected information relating to surgical instruments near a reader. The information can be stored on a member operable to transmit the information to a reader at a selected time.
Medtronic Navigation, Inc.

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Handheld molecular imaging navigation system

A handheld molecular imaging navigation system comprises a multi-spectral light source module configured to provide light in a plurality of different spectrum bands in a time division control manner according to a control signal sequence to irradiate an inspected object; a time division control module configured to generate the control signal sequence; an optical signal acquisition module configured to acquire a near-infrared fluorescence image and a visible light image of the inspected object in a time division control manner according to the control signal sequence provided by the time division control module; and a processing module configured to perform image processing on the acquired near-infrared fluorescence image and visible light image according to the control signal sequence to fuse the visible light image and the fluorescence image and output the fused image, and output a feedback signal according to the acquired near-infrared fluorescence image and visible light image.. .
Institute Of Automation, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

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Automated aquaculture harvesting system

A system and method for automatically harvesting fish from an aquaculture cage is provided. Underwater robotic rovers draw out a large net from a protective enclosure.
Forever Oceans Corporation

Internet queried directional navigation system with mobile and fixed originating location determination

A mobile wireless network and a method of operation provide directional assistance in response to an internet query. The directional assistance is provided from a location of the querying device to a destination that may be selectively prompted based on whether the destination is a nearby business, a type of business, a street address, or another mobile device or fixed telephone location.
Traxcell Technologies, Llc

Synchronized advertisement playback across navigation experiences and transitional states

Systems and methods that effectuate synchronized advertisement playback across navigation experiences and transitional states, are provided. In an aspect, a system includes an advertisement component configured to play a pre-roll media advertisement associated with a first media item prior to playing of the first media item, a request component configured to receive a request play a second media item prior to completion of the pre-roll media advertisement, and a streaming component configured to initiate playing of the second media item in response to the request, wherein the advertisement component is configured to continue to play the pre-roll media advertisement prior to playing of the second media item..
Google Llc

Multiple streaming camera navigation interface system

A multiple streaming camera interface system includes a data processor and a network interface that establishes a data link to a streaming server. The streaming server is in communication with one or more camera streams generated by corresponding ones of imaging devices capturing footage from specific locations.
Adtile Technologies Inc.

Method and using virtual probe points for routing or navigation purposes

A method, apparatus and computer program product utilize virtual probe points, such as in combination with traditional probe points, for various routing and navigation purposes. In the context of a method, virtual probe data is received from a plurality of sources.
Here Global B.v.

Display control device and display system

A vehicular display device according to the present invention includes a display panel, an information acquiring unit that acquires information on a vehicle; a navigation information acquiring unit that acquires navigation information; and a display controlling unit that displays the information on the vehicle and the navigation information on the display panel. When displaying map information contained in the navigation information behind the information on the vehicle displayed on the display panel, the display controlling unit displays at least two icons indicating positions included in the map information under route guidance in such a manner that the at least two icons do not overlap the information on the vehicle..
Jvc Kenwood Corporation

Vehicle and vehicle speed controlling method

A speed controlling method for a vehicle comprises obtaining a driving speed limit of a road ahead from a navigation system of the vehicle. A current driving speed of the vehicle is detected and if the current driving speed of the vehicle is greater than the limit ahead, a driver of the vehicle is informed that he must slow down in a distance between the vehicle and a speed measuring device located on the road ahead..
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

In-store navigation systems and methods

A system for navigating a shopper in a store comprises a mobile device application that is stored at and executed by a mobile computing device; an electronic device in communication with the mobile device application, wherein at least one of the mobile device application and the electronic device receives location data for determining directions and a proximity to an item of interest and processes a predetermined feedback pattern for use by the at least one of the electronic device and the mobile device application and generated according to an established location of the at least one of the mobile electronic device and the electronic device, and wherein the feedback pattern is constructed and arranged to provide an indicator of both a direction to the item and a proximity from the item; and a store navigation system that provides instructions for generating the feedback pattern.. .
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Reducing size of update package data for navigation databases

A method includes identifying, in or after a second process of compiling data that yields a second navigation database, a navigation data item having a changed position in a list of the second navigation database. The changed position is different to a previous position of the navigation data item in a list of a first navigation database which is yield from a first process of compiling data performed before the second process of compiling data.
Here Global B.v.

Computing device with improved user interface for applications

The present invention offers a snap-shot view which brings together, in one summary window, a limited list of common functions and commonly accessed stored data which itself can be reached directly from the main menu listing some or all applications. This yields many advantages in ease and speed of navigation, particularly on small screen devices..
Conversant Wireless Licensing S.a R.l.

Airborne relays in cooperative-mimo systems

An unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) comprises a situational awareness system coupled to at least one onboard sensor and senses the location of other uavs. A cooperative radio access network (ran)-signal processor is configured to process ran signals cooperatively with at least one other uav to produce ran performance criteria.
Genghiscomm Holdings, Llc

Vehicle position detector, automatic steering controller, vehicle position detecting method, and automatic steering control method

A vehicle position detector includes: a satellite positioning receiver; an autonomous navigation processor outputting an own-vehicle position as an autonomous navigation position; a determining unit determining occurrence of a position jump on the basis of a positional difference between the autonomous navigation position and a satellite positioning position detected by the satellite positioning receiver using satellite positioning; and a selector selecting one of the autonomous navigation position and the satellite positioning position on the basis of positioning precision of satellite positioning output by the satellite positioning receiver, and a result of the determination, wherein the vehicle position detector outputs one of the autonomous navigation position and the satellite positioning position as the own-vehicle position on the basis of a result of the selection.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

System and methods of determining a geometric pose of a camera based on spatial and visual mapping

The disclosure provides systems and methods of use pertaining to a visual mapping and transportation management system for determining a location of a user and directing a vehicle to the user's location. Embodiments include a navigation application installed upon a user's mobile computing device and configured to transmit a user image from the device to an image-matching server storing a map composed of keyframes, each having a stored image, a known geometric pose, and numerous extracted interest features.
Canvas Technology, Inc.

Subsurface robotic mapping system and method

A robotic mapping system for charting or mapping a path through an underground cavity, and/or mapping a surface of the underground cavity. The robotic mapping system may comprise a mobile control center located on the surface in wireless communications with one or more mapping robots located within the underground cavity.
Penguin Automated Systems Inc.

System and generating a visualization of a building management system

In an embodiment, the present invention provides a system for generating a visualization a home or building, including a fieldbus commissioning tool with a template library and a graphical commissioning engine for implementing physical devices of the home or building. The template library includes: a set of device templates and device object templates, which contains information how the devices are used; a set of zone templates, which specify the use of the devices which are available within a zone; a set of automation templates and a set of web templates.
Abb Ag

Sedentary virtual reality method and systems

Method and devices for creating a sedentary virtual-reality system are provided. A user interface is provided that allows for the intuitive navigation of the sedentary virtual-reality system based on the position of the users head.
Connectivity Labs Inc.

Methods and receivers for processing gnss signals

A method for receiving and processing satellite navigation signals includes receiving the navigation signals; converting the navigation signals into digital signals; providing a clock signal to all channels that process the digital signals; generating frequency division signals; selecting a channel frequency division signal from the frequency division signals based on which adc is used to convert the satellite navigation signals into digital signals; connecting the channel to the adc; generating code frequency signal and base carrier frequency signal using a net accumulation signal; processing the digital signal in the channel to produce digital quadrature signal components of the digital signal based on the code frequency signal and the base carrier frequency signal; using a tick signal that represents 2n×clock signal as a temporary time scale for control of the channels for determining digital signal phase differences between the channels; and outputting coordinates based on the quadrature components.. .
Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc.

Double light path molecule image navigation system with switchable field of view and imaging method

A dual-mode optical molecular imaging navigation apparatus with a switchable field of view, and an imaging method thereof, are provided in the embodiments of the disclosure, the apparatus including: a camera module configured to perform a color imaging and a fluorescence imaging; a switching module configured to switch between an open imaging mode and an endoscopic imaging mode as per imaging requirements; an open imaging module configured to perform observation and imaging with a large field of view; an endoscopic imaging module configured to perform observation and imaging with a deep field of view; a data processing module configured to provide a camera control software and image capturing, processing and display method; and a support module configured to support and connect the navigation apparatus.. .
Institute Of Automation, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

Integrated data registration

A system and method for integrated data registration includes at least one host system and a first sensor where the first sensor provides a first input data. The system and method may further include a second sensor where the second sensor provides a second input data, a first navigation data source where the first navigation data source provides a third input data and a second navigation data source where the second navigation data source provides a fourth input data.
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.

Route navigation method and system, terminal, and server

A route navigation method, include: at a first terminal in communication with a second terminal via a navigation server: obtaining a starting point and a destination that are set by a user; displaying, on a navigation interface, the starting point and the destination; drawing, on the navigation interface, route information from the starting point to the destination according to a swipe gesture of the user on the navigation interface; and sending route forwarding instruction to the navigation server, wherein sending the route forwarding instruction includes: sending the route information to the navigation server, wherein the navigation server is configured to determine a navigation path from the starting point to the destination according to the route information, and sending a request for the navigation server to forward the navigation path to the second terminal to prompt another user to arrive at the destination from the starting point in accordance with the navigation path.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Navigating with a camera device

A navigation system and method are described. A destination may be determined for a user.
Linkedln Corporation

Generalization factor based generation of navigation data

A method is disclosed comprising: determining, using a processor, a generalization factor associated with a data element of a database comprising navigation data, the generalization factor depending on a usage information associated with the data element, wherein the generalization factor is indicative to a level of details of a new data element to be generated based on the data element. Further disclosed are a corresponding apparatus, a corresponding system and a corresponding computer readable storage medium..
Here Global B.v.

Generating crowd-sourced navigation data

Various embodiments include methods and a server implementing the methods for generating crowd-sourced navigation data. The methods may include receiving, by a server, location data from a plurality of wireless communication devices, and generating, by the server, topological map data based on the location data received from the plurality of wireless communication devices.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Laser scanner and surveying an object

A laser scanner is designed to include a gps signal-independent navigation unit.. .
Zoller + FrÖhlich Gmbh

Law enforcement drone

A law enforcement drone system is provided. The system features an unmanned aerial vehicle, having a wireless transceiver, an airframe, a propulsion system, a navigation mechanism, a processor, a memory, a power source, and at least one fuel tank.

Navigation wheeled objects

A navigation system uses a dead reckoning method to estimate an object's present position relative to one or more prior positions. In some embodiments, the dead reckoning method determines a change in position from the object's heading and speed during an elapsed time interval.
Gatekeeper Systems, Inc.

Location-based electric power mediation module, electric vehicle, mediation server, and user certification socket or connector

The present invention relates to a location-based charging/discharging power mediation system of an electric vehicle, and more particularly to a module, an electric vehicle, and an intermediate server for location-based charging/discharging power mediation. The present invention also relates to a user authentication socket or connector used in the power mediation system.
Geo-line Co., Ltd.

Operating room safety zone

Methods and devices for identifying and defining a safety zone for restricting movement of a robotic arm in an operating room during a medical procedure are disclosed. The disclosed method utilizes medical navigation system, which receives an initiation input indicating initiation of defining of the safety zone.
Synaptive Medical (barbados) Inc.

Balloon design to reduce distal length

A device and system for thermally affecting tissue that includes a balloon catheter with a reduced distal length for ease of navigation and that also includes a balloon that is more resistant to bursting and delamination. The balloon may include a proximal neck generally attached to an elongate body and a distal neck generally attached to a shaft disposed within the elongate body.
Medtronic Cryocath Lp

System and using an endoscopic catheter as a port in laparoscopic surgery

A surgical system including an endoscopic navigation catheter, at least one laparoscopic access port, a laparoscopic tool, and an endoscopic tool. The endoscopic navigation catheter is configured for navigation of a luminal network to an area of interest.
Covidien Lp

Methods for robotic surgery using a cannula

Methods for preparing a bone in surgery using an imaging system, a navigation system having a locating device, and a robotic system having a cutting tool. A cannula is guided into an incision to expand the incision and provide access to the bone so that the cutting tool is insertable through the cannula to remove material from the bone.
Bonutti Skeletal Innovations Llc

System and content-based navigation of live and recorded tv and video programs

A system, method and computer-readable medium are presented for providing real-time content-based navigation of live video programming. The video programming is received and a searchable database is generated.
At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.

Radio frequency-based obstacle avoidance

A method includes receiving, from an aerial vehicle, information related to a plurality of radio-frequency signals detected by the aerial vehicle, and identifying access points that transmitted at least one of the plurality of radio-frequency signals based on at least the information. The method also includes determining a first geographical location of the aerial vehicle based on at least the information and locations associated with the access points and identifying a second geographical location, the second geographical location associated with at least one of an obstacle or a restricted zone.
At&t Mobility Ii, Llc

Automated vehicle control

A method and system for automatically controlling a vehicle is provided. The method includes generating an original route of travel for a first vehicle for travel from an original location to a destination location.
International Business Machines Corporation

Navigation system with dynamic mapping mechanism and operation thereof

A method of operation of a navigation system includes: identifying a first-device location for representing a smart vehicle; identifying a unintelligent-vehicle location associated with the first-device location, the unintelligent-vehicle location for representing an unintelligent vehicle; determining a smart vehicle data for representing the smart vehicle data from an environmental sensors of the smart vehicle; and generating with a vehicle control circuit, an area profile for the unintelligent-vehicle location, based on the smart vehicle data for representing geographic relationship between the unintelligent vehicle and the smart vehicle, a further vehicle, or a combination thereof.. .
Telenav, Inc.

Traffic disruption detection using passive monitoring of vehicle occupant frustration level

Aspects of the present disclosure include a navigation system and computer-implemented methods for detecting traffic disruption events based on an analysis of input component data obtained from navigation-enabled devices of vehicles near a particular location. Traffic disruption events are events such as accidents, construction road closures, police and speed traps, or road hazards that cause a decrease in the flow of traffic along a particular route and thus, added time delays for occupants of vehicles traveling along those routes.
Ebay Inc.

Method of graphical management of the symbology in a three-dimensional synthetic view of the exterior landscape in an on-board viewing system for an aircraft

A method for managing a symbology in an on-board viewing system for an aircraft, the graphical representation comprising the piloting and navigation symbology overlaid on a representation of the exterior landscape, the symbology comprises a first angular attitude scale comprising a first symbol called an aircraft mockup, a second speed scale, a third altitude scale and a second symbol called the speed vector. When the angular lateral distance between the position of the first symbol and the position of the second symbol is such that the second symbol is not overlaid on the lateral scales, the various scales are represented in the nominal position; when the angular lateral distance between the position of the first symbol and the position of the second symbol is such that the second symbol is overlaid on one of the scales, the various scales move and/or their size decreases..
Thales

System and unmanned aerial vehicle navigation for inventory management

This disclosure relates generally to inventory management, and more particularly to system and method for airborne shelf inspection and inventor management. When a uav has to be navigated based on navigation information embedded in visual markers on different items in the inventory, and if one or more of the visual markers are not completely visible due to occlusion, then the uav automatically recovers data that is missing due to the occlusion, and accordingly navigates the uav..
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Process for computing a score for a search engine used for accessing a database of real estate properties

A process for computing a score for a search engine of a web server accessing to at least one database (108) of real estate properties offered for sale or for rent. The process involves the steps of generating a demand profile dedicated to a possible user, with the demand profile comprising a first explicit demand profile and a second implicit demand profile.

Dynamic reconfiguration of web pages based on user behavioral portrait

A method is provided for determining a website user behavioral portrait based on navigation on the website and dynamically reconfiguring web pages based on those portraits. In accordance with the method, data relating to the progress of a user through a website is recorded, and an ongoing behavioral portrait of the user is built based on the data.
Iii Holdings 4, Llc

Predicting user navigation events

A method and system for predicting a next navigation event are described. Aspects of the disclosure minimize the delay between a navigation event and a network response by predicting the next navigation event.
Google Inc.

Computer assisted patient navigation and information systems and methods

A computer assisted patient navigational communication system for receiving electronic and oral communications from a patient, scanning data to determine the medical needs of the patient, and displaying relevant information to appropriate medical personnel who can immediately advise the patient of the most appropriate source of medical assistance relating to the patient's identified symptoms. Related methods are also described..
Grace Clinic Holdings, Llc

Methods and systems for rendering user interface based on user context and persona

Embodiments herein provide a method and a system for rendering a ui of an application installed in an electronic device based on context of usage and persona of a user. Contextual parameters based on application usage and application session are aggregated, which are fed to a context awareness unit to determine a context.
Altimetrik Corp.

Navigation and orientation tools for speech synthesis

Tts is a well known technology for decades used for various applications from artificial call centers attendants to pc software that allows people with visual impairments or reading disabilities to listen to written works on a home computer. However to date tts is not widely adopted for pc and mobile users for daily reading tasks such as reading emails, reading pdf and word documents, reading through website content, and for reading books.

Automatic partitioning of a list for efficient list navigation

Automatic partitioning of a list for efficient list navigation is provided. A list is automatically partitioned into sections and increasingly-refined subsections.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc.

Cursor controller and two-dimensional navigation module thereof

A two-dimensional navigation module of a cursor controller includes a top plate, a first rod, a sliding roller sleeved at the first rod, and a first ots sensor. The top plate has an elongated groove recessed thereon.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Cognitive navigation and manipulation (coginav) method

It is a common desire for users of spatial computer environments (both in vr and ar) to be able to navigate in space and manipulate objects in much the same way as they are used to in physical reality. However, due to the large degrees of freedom of this problem, existing solutions operate either by restricting the number of operations that can be performed, or by proposing overly complicated solutions.
Mistems Innovation And Services Ltd.

Machine learning navigational engine with imposed constraints

Systems and methods are provided for navigating an autonomous vehicle using reinforcement learning techniques. In one implementation, a navigation system for a host vehicle may include at least one processing device programmed to: receive, from a camera, a plurality of images representative of an environment of the host vehicle; analyze the plurality of images to identify a navigational state associated with the host vehicle; provide the navigational state to a trained navigational system; receive, from the trained navigational system, a desired navigational action for execution by the host vehicle in response to the identified navigational state; analyze the desired navigational action relative to one or more predefined navigational constraints; determine an actual navigational action for the host vehicle, wherein the actual navigational action includes at least one modification of the desired navigational action determined based on the one or more predefined navigational constraints; and cause at least one adjustment of a navigational actuator of the host vehicle in response to the determined actual navigational action for the host vehicle..
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Mobile reference station for gnss positioning

Methods for determining corrected positions of a global navigation satellite system (gnss) rover using a gnss base station and one or more gnss reference stations include determining a statistical representation of position measurements from the gnss reference stations and an instantaneous position measurement from the gnss reference stations. A position correction is determined based on the statistical representation and the instantaneous position measurement.
Trimble Navigation Limited

Mobile navigation method and system

A mobile navigation system includes a directive beamforming antenna carried by the vehicle, emitting first and second sensing beams in first and second directions at first and second time points, respectively; an electromagnetic wave reflector installed in the target zone, receiving the first and second sensing beams, and transmitting first and second retro waves back; and a processor electrically coupled to the directive beamforming antenna, receiving the first and second retro waves, and determining a direction where the vehicle will be guided to move according to information of the first and second retro waves. A coverage area of the first sensing beam and a coverage area of the second sensing beam partially overlaps with each other, and the direction where the vehicle will be guided to move lies between the first direction and the second direction..
Alpha Networks Inc.

Mobile navigation method and system

A mobile navigation system includes: a radar antenna carried by the vehicle, and emitting first and second sensing beams at first and second time points, respectively; first and second retro-directive antennas or beam-reflecting objects disposed at first and second positions, respectively, and being a specific distance from each other; and a processing device electrically coupled to the radar antenna. The first and second retro-directive antennas or beam-reflecting objects respectively return first and second retro waves corresponding to a direction of the first sensing beam, and respectively return third and fourth retro waves corresponding to a direction of the second sensing beam.
Alpha Networks Inc.

Navigation system and method

A non-scaled, linearly compressed pictographic mapping system is provided for the visual display of information in a navigational aid. Unlike today's road maps which use a point-arc-polygon paradigm, the new mapping uses a non-scaled, linearly-compressed pictographic design that shows roads as linear pictograms.
Nytell Software Llc

Navigation alerting using conversation analysis

At an application executing in a device in a vehicle, a phrase is detected in a conversation occurring between two users. A determination is made that the phrase is usable in providing a navigation directive.
International Business Machines Corporation

Navigation apparatus and method

A navigation apparatus can be configured to be installed in a vehicle, including a display; a wireless communication unit; and a controller operatively connected to the display and configured to receive a first destination from a mobile terminal for controlling the navigation apparatus, display route information from an origination position to the first destination received from the mobile terminal, display, on the display of the navigation apparatus, when a current position of the navigation apparatus is within a preset range of the destination, a message inquiring whether or not the first destination is a final destination, receive a new destination after an input indicating that the first destination point is not the final destination, and display, on the display of the navigation apparatus, road guidance information from the current position to the new destination point.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

System and calculating dte when setting path of navigation

A method for calculating a distance to empty (dte) when setting a path of navigation is provided. The method includes receiving path search cases from a navigation and determining whether the transmitted path search case is a path cancellation, a vehicle arriving at a destination, or the navigation searching for the path.
Hyundai Motor Company

Mobile x-ray examination apparatus

A mobile x-ray examination apparatus has an instruction receiving device that receives an entered instruction for the mobile x-ray examination apparatus to reach a designated position. A navigation device creates an environment map of an environment of the mobile x-ray examination apparatus, determines a current position of the mobile x-ray examination apparatus according to detected environment profile information, calculates a movement trajectory of the mobile x-ray examination apparatus according to the environment map, the current position and the designated position received by the instruction receiving device, and sends corresponding information to a central control device.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Systems and methods for computing and displaying navigation indicators based on historic and real-time vessel data

System and methods for computing true wind and true current are described. True wind estimation occurs through automatic calibration of data obtained from data acquisition devices (102, 114, 116, 118, 120).
Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (epfl)

Methods, apparatuses, and mobile terminals for positioning and searching for a vehicle

Methods, apparatuses, and mobile terminals for positioning and searching for a vehicle are disclosed. The method of positioning a location of a vehicle in a predetermined place may include: collecting surrounding environmental information of the vehicle; and determining the location of the vehicle in the predetermined place by comparing the surrounding environmental information with a previously acquired map of the predetermined place.
Autochips Inc.

Inventory management

An example system includes a robotic device deployed in a warehouse environment including a plurality of inventory items. The system also includes a camera coupled to the robotic device, configured to capture image data.
X Development Llc

Method and monitoring marine traffic

The present disclosure in some embodiments relates to a method and an apparatus for monitoring a marine traffic, which learn navigation data of a plurality of ships sailing over an area to be monitored to calculate standard navigation data models for respective navigation sections, and monitor the state of navigation of the ship to be monitored based on the calculated standard navigation data models, and thereby provide an accurate and objective marine traffic monitoring.. .
Mokpo National Maritime University Industry-academic Corporation Foundation

Clustering observations of objects along roads for navigation-related operations

In one embodiment, a cluster application generates navigation-related data based on observations received from vehicles. In operation, the cluster application computes an oriented distance between two observed object positions based on a heading, where each observed object position is associated with a different one of two observations.
Harman International Industries, Incorporated

Method and system for displaying and navigating an optimal multi-dimensional building model

A method and system is provided for automatic generation and navigation of optimal views of facades of multi-dimensional building models based on where and how the original images were captured. The system and method allows for navigation and visualization of facades of individual or multiple building models in a multi-dimensional building model visualization system..
Hover Inc.

Dynamic interactive navigation

A consumer-operated device dynamically and interactively communicates with a digital sign of a venue. navigation/route data to specific points of interest within the venue, as identified by the consumer, are provided on the consumer-operated device for dynamically routing the consumer-operated device to the points of interest within the venue..
Ncr Corporation

Server, navigation device, and distribution exclusion area setting method in advertising information distribution system

The purpose of the present invention is to provide a server, navigation device, and distribution exclusion area setting method in an advertising information distribution system, which avoid unnecessary distribution of advertising information and improve precision of a distribution area of the advertising information. When distributing advertising information relating to a facility in the vicinity of the present location of the navigation device, at least a portion of the area of a travel area which has recently been traversed is excluded from an area for distribution of the advertising information; therefore, it becomes unnecessary to distribute the advertising information of the facility which is in a site to which it would be necessary to double back from the present location, and it is possible to improve the precision of the distribution area of the advertising information..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

System for providing mixed reality interaction with a commercial offering

A response to an advertisement driven stimulus is effected by locating a portable mixed reality (mr) device at a terrestrial position at a point in time; identifying a fixed point advertisement in proximity to the portable mr device based upon the device's terrestrial position; and providing a response specific to the fixed point advertisement. The point in time is determined by a signal from the portable mr device with respect to an advertisement, whereafter the mr device is located by receiving a navigational signal.

Mixed reality system for identification of a commercial offering

A response to an advertisement driven stimulus is effected by locating a portable mixed reality (mr) device at a terrestrial position at a point in time; identifying a fixed point advertisement in proximity to the portable mr device based upon the device's terrestrial position; and providing a response specific to the fixed point advertisement. The point in time is determined by a signal from the portable mr device with respect to an advertisement, whereafter the mr device is located by receiving a navigational signal.

Using fingerprinting to identify a node in a social graph of sharing activity of users of the open web as representing a particular person

A social graph is built which includes interactions, sharing activity, and connections between the users of the open web and can be used to improve ad targeting and content personalization. Personally identifiable information is not collected.
Radiumone, Inc.

System and fueling location recommendations

A system for providing fuel location recommendations can include a vehicle data receiver configured to receive vehicle data from a vehicle computer, navigational system, and/or a vehicle operator, a fuel characteristic module configured to receive fuel properties of one or more fuel batches from a fuel property database, and a recommendation module configured to determine one or more recommended locations for refueling the vehicle based on received vehicle data from the vehicle data receiver and received fuel properties from the fuel property database.. .
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Method and an calculating a distance in an area

A method for calculating a distance includes receiving a map of an area converted as a first polygon; determining a plurality of vertices of the first polygon; determining a pair of the plurality of vertices that does not have an obstruction of the area intersecting a connecting line of the pair; generating a navigation mesh with the pair as a connecting line of the navigation mesh; and determining a distance between two points in the area using the navigation mesh.. .
Xinaps B.v.

Profile-based search results modification

In at least one implementation, the described technology provides a method for improving search results. The method includes generating multiple user profiles based on monitored content navigation history associated with a query set.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Robust location, retrieval, and display of information for dynamic networks

A computer-implemented system and method for navigation on a communication network to robustly locate, retrieve and display information. In response to one or a few user inputs, a hyperlink in a referring document provides efficient and robust access to original resources and also to alternative resources for originally intended content.

Generating road segment attributes based on spatial referencing

In one embodiment, an attribute application associates content with a road segment. In operation, the attribute application generates a spatial reference identifier based on coordinates associated with the attribute.
Harman International Industries, Incorporated

Hyperlink with graphical cue

A system, method, and computer program product are provided for causing display of a first set of representations of a first set of hyperlinks. In operation, a first input from a user is received indicating a selection of one of the first set of hyperlink representations and causes, in response to receiving the first input, display of a second set of representations of a second set of hyperlinks.
Aloft Media, Llc

Systems for and methods of providing inertial scrolling and navigation using a fingerprint sensor

An emulation system receives a swipe along a finger sensor to set a computer display in motion. After the swipe is completed, the display continues along its previous path.
Apple Inc.

System and pyramidal navigation

In a system and method for navigating content, a first selection of an aggregated content category is received from a plurality of aggregated content categories provided in a first portion of a user interface for an application for browsing and viewing media content. A second portion of the user interface is populated with media content items categorized in the selected aggregated content category.
Fanhattan, Inc.

Hierarchy navigation in a user interface

A method of navigating a tree structure in a user interface is provided. A node set is displayed on the user interface, and includes a central node representing a parent node and child nodes arranged around it.
Flow Labs, Inc.

Crowdsourcing a sparse map for autonomous vehicle navigation

Systems and methods are provided for crowdsourcing a sparse map for autonomous vehicle navigation. In one implementation, a non-transitory computer-readable medium may include a sparse map for autonomous vehicle navigation along a road segment.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Navigating a vehicle using a crowdsourced sparse map

Systems and methods are provided for navigating a vehicle using a crowdsourced sparse map. In one implementation, a method of autonomously navigating a vehicle along a road segment may include receiving a sparse map model, receiving at least one image representative of an environment of the vehicle, analyzing the sparse map model and the at least one image, and determining an autonomous navigational response for the vehicle based on the analysis of the sparse map model and the at least one image.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Localizing vehicle navigation using lane measurements

Systems and methods are provided for vehicle localization using lane measurements. In one implementation, a method of correcting a position of a vehicle navigating a road segment may include determining, based on an output of at least one navigational sensor, a measured position of the vehicle along a predetermined road model trajectory; receiving at least one image representative of an environment of the vehicle, analyzing the at least one image to identify at least one lane marking, determining, based on the at least one image, a distance from the vehicle to the at least one lane marking, determining an estimated offset of the vehicle from the predetermined road model trajectory based on the measured position of the vehicle and the determined distance, and determining an autonomous steering action for the vehicle based on the estimated offset to correct the position of the vehicle..
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Uav navigation and sensor system configuration

Systems, methods and devices for use with unmanned aerial vehicles (uav). A central controller is coupled to the autopilot system for a uav.
Rocky Mountain Equipment Canada Ltd.

Guidance system with navigation point correction

A system comprises a mobile machine including a first portion and a second portion, a positioning receiver coupled with the first portion of the mobile machine, a sensor for determining a position of the first portion of the mobile machine relative to the second portion of the mobile machine, and one or more computing devices. The one or more computing devices are configured to use information from the positioning receiver to determine a geographic location of the positioning receiver, use information from the sensor to determine a position of the first portion of the mobile machine relative to the second portion of the mobile machine, and adjust a navigation point offset according to the position of the first portion of the mobile machine relative to the second portion of the mobile machine, the navigation point offset being a difference in location between the positioning receiver and a navigation point..
Agco International Gmbh

Low-energy consumption location of movable objects

Low-energy consumption techniques for locating a movable object using a global satellite navigation system (gnss) are provided. A mobile station attached to or included in a movable object can communicate bidirectionally with a fixed base station to determine a location of the movable object.
Gatekeeper Systems, Inc.

Extrapolating speed limits within road graphs

In one embodiment, a speed limit application associates speed limits with road segments based on a road graph. In operation, the speed limit application selects a source road segment that meets a target road segment at an intersection based on the road graph.
Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh

Method and upcoming turn identification and assistance

A system includes a processor configured to determine a navigation instruction execution location within a predefined distance from a vehicle location. The processor is also configured to communicate with a wireless transceiver to receive information identifying an intervening turn-option location, between the execution location and vehicle location.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Dynamic layers for navigation database systems

In one embodiment, a layer application generates navigation-related data based on observations associated with vehicles. In operation, the layer application generates an attribute based on a first observation associated with a vehicle and an observation type.
Harman International Industries, Incorporated

Distributing a crowdsourced sparse map for autonomous vehicle navigation

Systems and methods are provided for distributing a crowdsourced sparse map for autonomous vehicle navigation. In one implementation, a method of generating a road navigation model for use in autonomous vehicle navigation may include receiving navigation information associated with a common road segment from a plurality of vehicles; storing the navigation information associated with the common road segment; generating at least a portion of an autonomous vehicle road navigation model for the common road segment based on the navigation information; and distributing the autonomous vehicle road navigation model to one or more autonomous vehicles for use in autonomously navigating along the common road segment.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Navigation satellite system, electronic device, and positioning method

A navigation satellite system includes first and second electronic devices that calculate position coordinates of the first and second electronic devices by using radio waves from a gnss satellite. The first electronic device includes a receiver, a first rtk calculator, and a transmitter.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Disfavored route progressions or locations

Adaptive route guidance can include analyzing route progressions associated with one or more routes based on multiple user preferences. The adaptive route guidance can provide one or more preferred routes based on the user preferences, which can be presented to a user for navigation purposes..
Apple Inc.

Extended kalman filter for 3d localization and vision-aided inertial navigation

Localization and navigation systems and techniques are described. An electronic device comprises a processor configured to apply an extended kalman filter (ekf) as the electronic device traverses the trajectory.
Regents Of The University Of Minnesota

System and changing driving modes using navigation and control

Methods, systems, and apparatus for automatically changing vehicle driving modes. An automatic shift control system includes a transmission configured to provide engine output for movement of the vehicle and a navigation unit configured to obtain navigational information including a current location of the vehicle.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Internal location address and automatic routing of intra-facility movement

Various embodiments are directed to systems and methods for facilitating movement within a facility by providing internal navigation instructions to a user, and/or for automatically operating various transportation mechanisms within the facility to move the user therein. Various embodiments thus comprise a computing entity configured to receive location information/data indicative of a current location of a user and destination information/data indicative of a desired destination for the user, generate a recommended route for the user, and transmit one or more signals to location devices along the recommended route to provide navigations cues to the user, or to one or more transportation mechanisms to enable the user to board the transportation mechanism at a first location, and disembark the transportation mechanism closer to the desired destination..
United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.

Internal location address and automatic routing of intra-facility movement

Various embodiments are directed to systems and methods for facilitating movement within a facility by providing internal navigation instructions to a user, and/or for automatically operating various transportation mechanisms within the facility to move the user therein. Various embodiments thus comprise a computing entity configured to receive location information/data indicative of a current location of a user and destination information/data indicative of a desired destination for the user, generate a recommended route for the user, and transmit one or more signals to location devices along the recommended route to provide navigations cues to the user, or to one or more transportation mechanisms to enable the user to board the transportation mechanism at a first location, and disembark the transportation mechanism closer to the desired destination..
United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.

Determine attention span style time correlation information

Examples disclosed herein relate to determine attention span style time correlation. In one implementation, a processor determines, based on information related to a users navigation of digital material and stored classifier information, time correlation information related to the users attention span style.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Dynamic navigation of uavs using three dimensional network coverage information

Flight path determination for unmanned aerial vehicles (uavs) in which three-dimensional coverage information, corresponding to a wireless network, is used to optimize the flight path to ensure that the uavs maintain network coverage throughout the flight. The flight path information may be provided as a service to uav operators.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Techniques for built environment representations

Described are techniques for indoor mapping and navigation. A reference mobile device including sensors to capture range, depth and position data and processes such data.
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh

Graphical user interface and system for viewing landing page content

A web site publisher may improve user interaction with landing pages from third-party publishers by displaying landing page content in a navigation window offering users the ability to interact with one or more landing pages in formats including: carousel, multiple panes, stacks, tabs, and tiles. Pages may be displayed in focus, below or behind the active display area, in full size windows, in reduced windows, and so forth.
Intent Media, Inc.

Method of building a three-dimensional network site, network site obtained by this method, and navigating within or from such a network site

The invention relates to a method for producing network sites, in particular websites, offering real immersion in the sites (in the manner of video games) with intuitive and fluid navigation that does not require a means for directing the avatar, allowing selective referencing by a search engine of objects contained on the site, as well as providing improved access security. A simple mechanical control means (arrow keys on a keyboard, mouse without click buttons, joystick formed by a handle on a base with push buttons) or virtual control means (arrow-based computer representation, system for the detection of a movement of the hand, eye, etc., accelerometer remote control, etc.) can be used to direct the avatar, and the method of the invention allows the movements of the avatar to be interpreted, such as a simple walk through the site or a command to navigate to another space on the site (same url) or to another site (different url)..
New3s

Graphical user interface and system for viewing landing page content

A web site publisher may improve user interaction with landing pages from third-party publishers by displaying landing page content in a navigation window offering users the ability to interact with one or more landing pages in formats including: carousel, multiple panes, stacks, tabs, and tiles. Pages may be displayed in focus, below or behind the active display area, in full size windows, in reduced windows, and so forth.
Intent Media, Inc.

System and dynamically updated unmanned vehicle navigation planning

A system and method for dynamically updated vehicle navigation planning for a second uv based on navigation feedback of a first uv. The first uv navigates based on a first navigation plan and the second uv navigates based on a second navigation plan.
Flytrex Aviation Ltd.

Wwan radio link quality navigation for a drone

Various embodiments include methods of navigating a drone that may include determining whether a radio link quality trigger event associated with communications with the drone has occurred while the drone travels along a set route to a destination. The radio link quality trigger event may correspond to predetermined characteristics of radio link quality.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method, apparatus and computer program product for a navigation system user interface

Embodiments described herein may provide a method for presenting a list of relevance-ranked milestone locations in a navigation system user interface. Methods may include: determining a current, map-matched location and a direction of travel; determining a plurality of milestone locations based on the current, map-matched location and the direction of travel; determining a priority ranking of the plurality of milestone locations; and providing for display of a subset of the plurality of milestone locations having the highest priority.
Here Global B.v.

Navigation api for linking software applications

Provided are systems and methods for linking two or more software applications using a navigation application programming interface. In one embodiment, a first software application on a computing device can invoke a second software application on the computing device.
Google Inc.

Apparatus and determining an optimized route for a highly automated vechicle

A navigation apparatus (including configurable circuitry) and method for displaying a plurality of control parameters to carry out a process for generating at least one optimum route for use in navigation of an autonomous vehicle, receiving a plurality of weights corresponding to the plurality of control parameters to generate a route score corresponding to the at least one route, transmitting the plurality of control parameters and the plurality of weights to a server implementing an optimization algorithm to calculate the at least one optimum route using the plurality of control parameters and the plurality of weights, receiving the at least one optimum route and the route score generated by the server, and displaying the at least one optimum route and the route score to enable selection of the at least one optimum route for navigation of the autonomous vehicle from the start location to the destination.. .
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Automatic blade control system for a motor grader

Disclosed is a method for automatically controlling a blade of a motor grader. At least one global navigation satellite system (gnss) antenna and at least one inertial measurement unit (imu) are mounted on the motor grader.
Limited Liability Company "topcon Positioning Systems"

Gliding robotic fish navigation and propulsion

A robotic submersible includes a housing having a body and a tail. In another aspect, a pump and a pump tank adjust the buoyancy of a submersible housing.
Board Of Trustees Of Michigan State University

Occupant alertness-based navigation

Systems and methods are disclosed for occupant alertness-based navigation. An example vehicle includes a camera and an occupant monitor.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method, system and controlling a surgical navigation system

A method, system and apparatus for controlling a surgical navigation system are provided. The method 1 comprises receiving image data at a processor from a tracking system; receiving, at a processor, an identifier of a surgical instrument within a field of view of the tracking system; generating, at the processor, output data based on the identifier of the surgical instrument; and transmitting the output data to at least one output device connected to the processor, for controlling the output device..

Navigation by bending forces

The present disclosure provides a navigation method and system which does not require a remotely located tracking system, or additional targets or other devices to be installed on the patient or object being tracked. The system uses one flexible component in physical contact with the patient/object and measures relative position as a function of forces that are generated by the flexing component as it is bent.
The University Of Western Ontario

Variable positioning of distributed body sensors with single or dual wireless earpiece system and method

A method of location determination using a first wireless earpiece includes receiving a first set of global navigation satellite system (gnss) satellite signals at a first gnss antenna of the first wireless earpiece, determining a gnss position of a user of the first wireless earpiece from the first set of gnss satellite signals, and augmenting the gnss position of the user of the first wireless earpiece using position information from a second wearable device of the user to provide a location determination more accurate than the gnss position of the user determined using the gnss satellite signals at the first gnss antenna of the first wireless earpiece.. .
Bragi Gmbh

Apparatus and controlling transmission of personal information

The present disclosure provides a control method of an audio video navigation avn system for vehicles. The control method may include: connecting the avn system to a terminal through a wired connection based on a first protocol, transmitting an activation signal to the terminal through the wired connection, receiving address information and acceptance information of the terminal for wireless connection with the terminal based on a second protocol through a specific application in the terminal activated based on the activation signal, automatically executing wireless connection with the terminal based on the acceptance information, and automatically requesting specific information to the terminal and receiving the specific information through wireless connection based on the acceptance information..
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and system for navigation between segments of real time, adaptive and non-sequentially assembled video

The present disclosure provides a system and method for enabling navigation to one or more discrete segments of a real time dynamic and adaptive non-linear, non-sequentially assembled video. The method includes reception of a set of preference data associated with a user from a pre-defined selection criteria and a set of user authentication data.

Provisioning for smart navigation services

Techniques for provisioning a smart navigation service are presented. The provisioning can be performed by a name owner, by the smart navigation service itself, or by a third-party keyword service.
Verisign, Inc.

Triggering an identification signal broadcast of a first navigational aid equipment using a tone in the voice band transmitted by a second navigational aid equipment

Aspects of the present invention relate to methods, systems, and computer-readable media for triggering an identification signal broadcast of a first navigational aid equipment using a tone in the voice band transmitted by a second navigational aid equipment. Aspects include receiving, at the first navigational aid equipment, a tone in a voice band of second navigational aid equipment.
Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

Device and calculating required navigation performance prediction

A method is provided for calculating the prediction of required navigation performance for a trajectory associated with a list of segments of a flight plan. A method is also provided for displaying the navigation performance as a corridor trajectory and adapted to guarantee compliance with the navigation performance requirements while offering immediate viewing of the navigation latitude in a corridor..
Thales

Product display systems integrated with beacon technology to assist shopper navigation

A system is disclosed including beacons and sensors that are incorporated in point-of-purchase displays and other in-store displays. The beacons and sensors detect signals from mobile devices to activate sensory stimuli incorporated into the displays..
Westrock Shared Services, Llc

Comprehensive business marketing methodology integrating business, community, community organizations and consumer, and simultanously integrating and adapting technologies: internet, mobile device, location navigation, application and qr code technology

This invention is an internet based marketing methodology connecting businesses, communities, and good/service seekers. Small-to-medium-sized business information is posted on a web page and/or physical outdoor sign board structure, with the website made available as a link on community based websites.

System and gift card redemption

Systems and methods for online redemption of gift cards purchased through a secondary market comprises modifying a third-party application operating on a computing device to establish bi-directional communication between the third-party application and a gift card redemption application that operates on the computing device. Inject a code to the third party application to modify the visual presentation of the checkout page within the third party application to obscure gift card details when entered into the third party application to complete the transaction.
Tellurium128 Limited

User display providing obstacle avoidance

A visual display for use by a user for navigation and obstacle avoidance. A typical user employs the invention in operating a vehicle.

Virtual sensor-data-generation system and method supporting development of algorithms facilitating navigation of railway crossings in varying weather conditions

A method for generating training data is disclosed. The method may include executing a simulation process.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Systems and methods for improved user interface

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to systems and methods for a voice-centric virtual or soft keyboard (or keypad). Unlike other keyboards, embodiments of the present disclosure prioritize the voice keyboard, meanwhile providing users with a quick and uniform navigation to other keyboards (e.g., alphabet, punctuations, symbols, emoji's, etc.).
Baidu Usa Llc

Navigation system with message interchange mechanism and operation thereof

A method of operation of a navigation system includes: detecting a message overlap between a current audio message and a message delivery timeframe of a contemporaneous audio message; determining an audio message interchange between the current audio message and a contemporaneous audio message based on a message waveform of the current audio message, a remaining message duration of the current audio message, or a combination thereof; and delivering the current audio message and the contemporaneous audio message based on the audio message interchange.. .
Telenav, Inc.

Audio-visual navigation and communication

Communicating information through a user platform by representing, on a user platform visual display, spatial publishing objects as entities at locations within a three-dimensional spatial publishing object space. Each spatial publishing object associated with information, and each presenting a subset of the associated information.
Aq Media, Inc.

Viewpoint navigation control for three-dimensional visualization using two-dimensional layouts

Systems and methods for supplying an open interface (e.g., web pages) for viewpoint navigation control of a three-dimensional (3-d) visualization of an object that is simple to create and fast and easy to use. This viewpoint navigation control application allows users to control the viewpoint in a 3-d environment by interacting with (e.g., clicking on) a 2-d hyperlink layout within a web browser (or other 2-d viewer with hyperlink capability).
The Boeing Company

Navigation satellite system, electronic device, transmitter, and positioning method

A navigation satellite system includes a transmitter that transmits a first radio wave having a predetermined frequency, and an electronic device that calculates position coordinates of the electronic device by using a second radio wave from a gnss satellite, and obtains position coordinates of the transmitter. The electronic device includes a receiver that receives the first radio wave from the transmitter and the second radio wave from the gnss satellite, and a controller that calculates a distance between the electronic device and the transmitter based on the received first radio wave, and calculates position coordinates of the electronic device based on the received second radio wave.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Navigation system with communication mechanism and operation thereof

A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a poi (point-of-interest) based on comparing a destination description and a poi information for a match; determining a privacy preference for communicating with a device; generating a temporary contact based on the poi and the privacy preference representing an anonymous mode; and establishing a communication session between a contact address and the temporary contact with a control unit based on the privacy preference for communicating with the poi.. .
Telenav, Inc.

Device and calculating estimated navigation performance prediction

A method is provided for calculating the estimated navigation performance prediction for a trajectory associated with a list of segments of a flight plan. A method for displaying the navigation performance in a corridor trajectory so as to guarantee compliance with the navigation performance requirements while offering immediate viewing of the navigation latitude in a corridor is also provided..
Thales

Navigation aids for unmanned aerial systems in a gps-denied environment

Example navigation aids for increasing the accuracy of a navigation system are disclosed herein. An example method disclosed herein identifying, with an aircraft intent description language (aidl) aid, an aidl instruction as associated with a first dynamic activity level of a plurality of dynamic activity levels and determining, with the aidl aid, an aircraft state to be affected by the aidl instruction.
The Boeing Company

Magnetic field navigation of unmanned autonomous vehicles

Embodiments include devices and methods for navigating an unmanned autonomous vehicle (uav) based on a measured magnetic field vector and strength of a magnetic field emanated from a charging station. A processor of the uav may navigate to the charging station using the magnetic field vector and strength.
Qualcomm Incorporated

System and establishing a wireless connection using a self-positionable wireless device

A system and method for a providing a dynamic backhaul. In one example, the system includes a self-positionable wireless device (for example, a drone) including a dual-band radio configured to establish a wireless connection between the self-positionable wireless device and a wireless system.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Electric power steering device

An electric power steering device includes: a steering torque sensor that detects a steering torque; a current command value calculation unit that calculates a current command value based on the steering torque; an electric motor that generates a steering assist torque; a motor control unit that controls and drives the electric motor based on the current command value; a navigation controller and a gps receiver that detects position information of a vehicle; and an operation assist unit that stores, in a map database, the steering torque detected by the steering torque sensor and the position information of the vehicle upon detection of the steering torque in association with each other and executes operation assist processing for assisting the driver in operating the steering wheel based on a past steering torque corresponding to current position information.. .
Nsk Ltd.

Vehicle exercise system

The present invention relates to systems, methods, and apparatus that facilitate exercise in vehicles. In particular, the present invention provides active exercise in passenger and navigation areas in vehicles by incorporating force sensors in the environment surrounding the passenger and/or navigator in the vehicle.
Activbody, Inc.

Connection mems navigation unit for computer-assisted surgery

A computer-assisted surgery (cas) navigation assembly comprises a micro-electromechanical sensor (mems) navigation unit having one or more mems to provide at least orientation data. A support receives the mems navigation unit therein, the support being adapted to be mounted on the instrument in a fixed orientation relative to established navigated features of the instrument.
Orthosoft Inc.

Patient-matched surgical component and methods of use

A method of automatically registering a surgical navigation system to a patient's anatomy is provided. The method comprises programming a surgical navigation system with a first spatial relationship between a surgical component and a reference array connected to the surgical component, programming the surgical navigation system with a second spatial relationship between an anatomical feature of a patient and the surgical component, installing the surgical component on the patient such that the surgical component engages the anatomical feature in the second spatial relationship, and locating the reference array with the surgical navigation system.
Biomet Manufacturing, Llc

Magnetic navigation systems and methods

Systems and methods for forming a lesion on an endocardial tissue of a patients heart involve placing an ablation assembly inside of the heart and adjacent to the endocardial tissue, and placing a guiding assembly outside of the heart. An ablation assembly includes an ablation element and a first attraction element, and a guiding assembly includes a second attraction element.

System and navigating within the lung

Methods and systems for navigating to a target through a patient's bronchial tree are disclosed including a bronchoscope, a probe insertable into a working channel of the bronchoscope and including a location sensor, and a workstation in operative communication with the probe and the bronchoscope, the workstation including a user interface that guides a user through a navigation plan and is configured to present a central navigation view including a plurality of views configured for assisting the user in navigating the bronchoscope through central airways of the patient's bronchial tree toward the target, a peripheral navigation view including a plurality of views configured for assisting the user in navigating the probe through peripheral airways of the patient's bronchial tree to the target, and a target alignment view including a plurality of views configured for assisting the user in aligning a distal tip of the probe with the target.. .
Covidien Lp

Personalized, interactive, and uninterrupted video content streaming system

A video delivery system with client side touchscreen scrub control and multi-clip simultaneous buffering ability. Advanced scrub control provides improved fine and gross navigation control.
Copper Studios, Inc.

Dynamic effective radiated power (erp) adjustment

Antennas used aboard aircraft to communicate with satellites or ground stations may have complex antenna patterns, which may vary as the aircraft moves throughout a given coverage area. Techniques are disclosed for dynamically adjusting the instantaneous power fed to an antenna system to ensure that the antenna transmits at the regulatory or coordinated effective isotropic radiated power (eirp) spectral limit.
Gogo Llc

Unmanned aerial vehicle navigation

System and techniques for unmanned aerial vehicle navigation are described herein. A plurality of transmission beams may be established.

Autonomous navigation of an unmanned aerial vehicle

A system for autonomous navigation of an unmanned aerial vehicle.. .
Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

Methods and systems for perfomance based arrival and sequencing and spacing

A method, medium, and system to receive flight parameter data relating to a plurality of flights, the flight parameter data including indications of aircraft performance based navigation (pbn) capabilities, flight plan information, an aircraft configuration, and an airport configuration for the plurality of flights; assign probabilistic properties to the flight parameter data; receive accurate and current position and predicted flight plan information for a plurality of aircraft corresponding to the flight parameter data; determine a probabilistic trajectory for two of the plurality of aircraft based on a combination of the probabilistic properties of the flight parameter data and the position and predicted flight plan information, the probabilistic trajectory being specific to the two aircraft and including a target spacing specification to maintain a predetermined spacing between the two aircraft at a target location with a specified probability; and generate a record of the probabilistic trajectory for the two aircraft.. .
General Electric Company

Visualization of navigation information for connected autonomous vehicles

Embodiments described herein provide approaches for visualizing navigation information for a connected autonomous vehicle. Specifically, navigation communications (e.g., communications that are used in the decision making process of autonomous vehicles) from a plurality of vehicles within a particular area are received by a server.
International Business Machines Corporation

Pick to augmented reality

The embodiments provide an augmented reality device for increasing human efficiency in navigating a distribution site and retrieving different customer order items from distinct locations within the distribution site. The augmented reality device uses at least one camera to scan reference points distributed across the distribution site.
Invia Robotics, Inc.

System and methods for interactive hybrid-dimension map visualization

A navigational system includes a hybrid-dimensional visualization scheme with a multi-modal interaction flow to serve for digital mapping applications, such as in car infotainment systems and online map services. The hybrid-dimensional visualization uses an importance-driven or focus-and-context visualization approach to combine the display of different map elements, including 2d map, 2d building footprint, 3d map, weather visualization, realistic day-night lighting, and poi information, into a single map view.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Deep image localization

An image localization system is described. A receiver receives visual inertial navigation (vin) data and corresponding image data from devices, the vin data indicating vin states and corresponding poses of the devices.
Daqri, Llc

System and methods for smart and secure package receivers

A smart and secured system to receive packages from online shopping; automatically download list of incoming packages from one or multiple linked online-shopping accounts; provide navigational support to postal carriers and/or autonomous delivery; print receipts for validation; send encrypted confirmation to home-owners when any packages arrives; and implement an a. The system compromises of a secure box with a magnetic lock to store packages; a control circuitry, mini thermal printer and embedded processor to recognize and validate the arrived packages; a radio-frequency transceiver to wirelessly communicate with other electronic devices to notice information of the packages; and global positioning system (gps) tracking tags for anti-theft protection.

Cluster based photo navigation

The technology relates to navigating imagery that is organized into clusters based on common patterns exhibited when imagery is captured. For example, a set of captured images which satisfy a predetermined pattern may be determined.
Google Inc.

Navigation menu based on crowd data

In one example in accordance with the present disclosure, a method for a navigation menu of a web technology includes collecting navigation data related to how multiple past users navigate the web technology. The method includes creating, based on the navigation data, a ranked list of navigation chains.
Entit Software Llc

Navigating long distances on navigable surfaces

Aspects disclosed herein relate to the use of navigational control ui elements to aid in navigating large surfaces on a touchscreen device. The navigational control ui element may be operable to facilitate traversal of the navigable surface along the axis upon which the navigational control ui element is placed.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method for configuring a mom data warehouse and providing a ui to the mom data warehouse configuration and computer readable medium

A method for configuring a manufacturing operation management (mom) data warehouse and providing a user interface (ui) to the mom data warehouse configuration. The mom data warehouse forms a database for the data handled within a manufacturing execution system.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Quick navigation menu

The present disclosure describes methods and systems directed towards implementations of a quick menu. The quick menu provides a user with easy and quick access to different user interfaces, content, and/or content sources.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Llc

Method for mapping a processing area for autonomous robot vehicles

The disclosure relates to a method for mapping a processing area, in particular for determining a processing area, as part of a navigation method for autonomous robot vehicles. According to the disclosure, said method is characterized in that boundary lines between adjoining mapped and unmapped subareas of the processing area that is to be mapped are identified by comparing distances traveled by the robot vehicle during an initial mapping trip within the processing area, mapping of an unmapped subarea adjoining a boundary line is initiated from a point on one of those identified boundary lines during another mapping trip of the robot vehicle into the unmapped subarea, and a map of the processing area is created on the basis of the subareas mapped by the robot vehicle..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Unmanned aerial vehicle weapon system and operation

An unmanned aerial vehicle weapon system and method of operation which includes an unmanned aerial vehicle having navigational and weapon aiming cameras, remote controlled flight controls and a rifle type of weapon mounted in the wing transversely to the axis of the fuselage where the aerial vehicle is directed to a general target area and controlled to fly in a circular trajectory above and around a specific target within the target area until acquiring the target with the aiming camera and adjusting the bank angle of the vehicle to direct the weapon to the specific target.. .

Flight management system for uavs

A flight management system for unmanned aerial vehicles (uavs), in which the uav is equipped for cellular fourth generation (4g) flight control. The uav carries on-board a 4g modem, an antenna connected to the modem for providing for downlink wireless rf.

Atomic clock base navigation system for on-the-move radar, obfuscation, sensing, and ad-hoc third party localization

Atomic clocks (at both the receiver and emitter) are used to obfuscate the location of the receiver by providing a different mechanism to synchronize (other than the direct reception). Using this approach, there is no need for the emitter to emit directly to the receiver; only the reflection is necessary, and therefore, the location of the receiver (or receivers) is better obfuscated.

Multi-operational orientation systems for autonomous vehicles and smart infrastructure

Presently disclosed is a system, apparatus, and method for navigating and orienting roadway vehicles by use of a network of embedded navigation beacons within a roadway. A plurality of primary navigation beacons are embedded into a roadway surface with sensors, and communicate with a car and a smaller subset of secondary beacons with connection to the internet.
Smart Road Technology, Llc

Navigation device and controlling the same

A navigation device for a vehicle including a display unit, and a processor configured to determine a location of the navigation device, detect an object loaded into the vehicle by wirelessly communicating with the object, identify the detected object based on attribute information of the detected object, save a destination history of the identified object including destination information of the vehicle having the loaded identified object, and display at least one recommended destination on the display unit based on the destination history of the object in response to the identified object again being loaded into the vehicle after the destination history has been saved.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Intelligent vehicle navigation assistance

An aspect of vehicle navigation assistance includes generating a route based on a starting point of a vehicle and a user-inputted destination location. The route specifies a set of directions defined by location points, actions, and distance values.
International Business Machines Corporation

Personalized smart navigation for motor vehicles

Embodiments are generally directed to personalized smart navigation for motor vehicles. An embodiment of a smart navigation system for a motor vehicle includes a plurality of sensors of the motor vehicle to detect internal conditions, external conditions, or both for a motor vehicle; a controller to receive sensor data from the plurality of sensors, the sensor data including vehicle condition data, external conditions data, or both; and a navigation system to determine a route for an operator of the motor vehicle.
Intel Corporation

Apparatus and providing map data and system thereof

A system and a method are provided that are capable of providing map data for supporting a variety of user network environments and selecting data zones freely. A navigation terminal includes a reception unit adapted to receive a file in which map data of a specific zone is stored, from a map provision server; and an execution unit adapted to execute a navigation function on the specific zone using the file.
Thinkware Systems Corporation

Systems and methods for reliable relative navigation and autonomous following between unmanned aerial vehicle and a target object

A method for navigating an airborne device relative to a target comprises detecting, at an optical detector on the airborne device, an optical signal generated by one or more leds on the target. The method also comprises comparing, by a processor on the airborne device, the detected optical signal with a previously-detected optical signal.
X Development Llc

Clean fuel electric multirotor aircraft for personal air transportation and manned or unmanned operation

Methods and systems for a full-scale vertical takeoff and landing manned or unmanned aircraft, having an all-electric, low-emission or zero-emission lift and propulsion system, an integrated ‘highway in the sky’ avionics system for navigation and guidance, a tablet-based motion command, or mission planning system to provide the operator with drive-by-wire style direction control, and automatic on-board-capability to provide traffic awareness, weather display and collision avoidance. Automatic computer monitoring by a programmed triple-redundant digital autopilot computer controls each motor-controller and motor to produce pitch, bank, yaw and elevation, while simultaneously restricting the flight regime that the pilot can command, to protect the pilot from inadvertent potentially harmful acts that might lead to loss of control or loss of vehicle stability.
Alakai Technologies Corporation

Vehicles configured for navigating surface transitions

A vehicles configured for navigating surface transitions. navigation of surface transitions is controlled by information obtained by sensors carried by the vehicle.
Eth Zürich

Automated vehicle acceleration management system

An acceleration management system for operating an automated vehicle includes a navigation-device, an object-detector, and a controller. The navigation-device is used to determine a travel-path of a host-vehicle.
Delphi Technologies, Inc.

Mobile printing

A mobile printing system including a handheld printing device including at least two navigation sensors, a transmitter, a processor, and a print nozzle, and a distance sensing module including at least two distance sensors, the distance sensing module to be mountable to a print media at a distance from the handheld printing device, the distance sensing module to sense positional data of the handheld printing device, wherein the processor determines current, past, and anticipated positions of the handheld printing device based on positional data information received from the distance sensing module and navigation information received from the at least two navigation sensors and controls the handheld printing device to cause print fluid to be dispensed according to a print request and the anticipated positions of the handheld printing device.. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Automated autopsy system

A medical navigation system is provided for performing at least part of an assessment of a non-living body. The medical navigation system comprises a positioning device having a positioning arm with an end effector at the end of the positioning arm, an imaging device coupled to the end effector, and a controller electrically coupled to the positioning device and the imaging device.

Initiating an action based on a determined navigation path data structure

A current sharing, in a system by a first user, of first content with at least one other user can be detected. A navigation path data structure indicating at least one navigation path from a second content to the first content within a network environment can be automatically determined.
International Business Machines Corporation

Navigation system and on-board unit

A navigation system includes: a traffic condition calculation unit (222) that calculates an evaluation value indicating a traffic condition of each road segment included in a target area; a guidance route determination unit (223) that determines a route in which a degree of non-congestion based on the traffic condition evaluation value of a road segment included in a route to a destination of each vehicle is the highest as a guidance route on the basis of the traffic condition evaluation value calculated by the traffic condition calculation unit and the destination of each vehicle; and a guidance route providing unit (224) that provides the guidance routes determined by the guidance route determination unit to a driver of the corresponding vehicle.. .
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Mechatronics Systems, Ltd.

System, method, and recording medium for fuel deal advertisements

A fuel deal advertisement method, system, and non-transitory computer readable medium, include a navigation route and fuel availability determining circuit configured to determine a plurality of navigation route maps, each navigation route map including at least one fuel refill center for each of the plurality of navigation routes, an advertisement generating circuit configured to generate an advertisement for each of the at least one fuel refill center included on the plurality of navigation route maps, an advertisement playing circuit configured to play the advertisement for each of the at least one fuel refill center according to a predetermined rank of the advertisements, and a route selecting circuit configured to query a user of a vehicle to select a route of the plurality of navigation route maps including a preferred fuel refill center that the user wants to visit based on the advertisement.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

System, method, and recording medium for geolocation data discovery in streaming texts

A geolocation data discovery method, system, and non-transitory computer readable medium, include a secure text mining circuit configured to mine a textual alert message of an event from secure source data for a geolocational indicator, a temporal indicator, and a type of alert, a geolocation and temporal embedding circuit configured to embed a geolocational tag location and a temporal tag time to the event based on the geolocational indicator and the temporal indicator mined from the textual alert message by the secure text mining circuit, and an event mapping circuit configured to map the event with an icon related to the type of alert at the geolocational tag location on a navigational map at a time associated with the temporal tag time of the event.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Medical informatics documentation via hypermedia interface terminology system

A hypermedia interface terminology system comprises a hypertext-based content generation system which utilizes semantic navigation of a knowledge repository for the purpose of transforming medical conceptions into human-readable and codified data forms.. .

Relevancy-based domain classification

A domain classifier develops and maintains relevance data about specific domains based on historical relevance data and source context data. Such data may be used to classify the user's interest in attempting to visit a specific domain and thereby redirect the user to a website expected to be aligned with the user's interest.
Yieldbot Inc.

Search-based navigation of media content

Mechanisms are provided to allow for improved media content navigation. Metadata such as closed captioning, social media content, and tags associated with various media segments are analyzed to allow identification of particular entities depicted in the various media segments.
Mobitv, Inc.

Apparatus and managing navigation on industrial operator console using touchscreen

A method includes presenting a representation of a multi-panel display of an operator console on a touchscreen separate from the multi-panel display. The representation includes multiple placeholders associated with multiple panels of the multi-panel display.
Honeywell International Inc.

Catheter-based system having dongle with shape memory

A dongle couples an electrophysiologic catheter and a navigational system, including a patient interface unit (piu). The dongle permits hardware normally carried on catheter control handle to be relocated onto the dongle to render catheter “greener” and less costly to manufacture use.
Biosense Webster (israel) Ltd.

Controlling host vehicle based on detected door opening events

Systems and methods are provided for navigating an autonomous vehicle. In one implementation, a system for navigating a host vehicle based on detecting a door opening event may include at least one processing device.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Controlling host vehicle based on a predicted state of a parked vehicle

Systems and methods are provided for navigating an autonomous vehicle. In one implementation, a system for determining a predicted state of a parked vehicle in an environment of a host vehicle may include an image capture device, an infrared image capture device, and at least one processing device.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Controlling host vehicle based on detected movement of a target vehicle

Systems and methods are provided for navigating an autonomous vehicle. In one implementation, a system for navigating a host vehicle based on movement of a target vehicle toward a lane being traveled by the host vehicle may include at least one processing device.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Controlling host vehicle based on detection of a one-way road

Systems and methods are provided for navigating an autonomous vehicle. In one implementation, a system for detecting whether a road on which a host vehicle travels is a one-way road may include at least one processing device.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Controlling host vehicle based on detected spacing between stationary vehicles

Systems and methods are provided for navigating an autonomous vehicle. In one implementation, a system for navigating a host vehicle may include at least one processing device.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

System and determining geo location of a target using a cone coordinate system

A method for determining geo-position of a target by an aircraft includes: receiving navigation data related to the aircraft including aircraft attitude information; receiving multilateration information related to the target including an angle to the target; calculating an axis for a cone fixed to the aircraft, based on the received aircraft attitude information; calculating a central angle for the cone from the received angle to the target; generating two vectors orthogonal to the cone axis; calculating a cone model from the axis, the central angle and the two vectors; and intersecting the cone model with an earth model to obtain a lep curve, wherein the lep curve is used to determine the geo position of the target.. .
Raytheon Applied Signal Technology, Inc.

Method for updating parking area information in a navigation system and navigation system

A method is provided for updating parking area information in a navigation system for a vehicle. The method includes the following steps: detecting a parking area by way of data received at least one device on at least one vehicle; determining information relating to the parking area which at least partially relates to characterizing characteristics of the parking area; analyzing the determined information in relation to an adequate characterization of the parking area; comparing the determined information with data of at least one database; and updating the database in the event of a deviation between the determined information and the data of the database..
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Navigation lane guidance

A navigation system provides lane guidance for a navigation route. The navigation route specifies actions for a user to navigate a route from an originating point to a destination along a set of road segments.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Route selection based on automatic-manual driving prefernce ratio

A navigation system is described for a vehicle equipped with an autonomous driving system. The navigation system includes a human-machine interface with a display and a user control, and an electronic controller.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Profile based navigation

A computer generates a navigation profile corresponding to a user by identifying one or more user preferences within an associated social media network. The computer receives a user input identifying a starting location and a destination, from which the computer identifies one or more potential routes between the starting location and destination.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and guiding route of electric vehicle

An electric vehicle route guide system includes: a location sensor that measures a current location of an electric vehicle; a roadmap storage having link information and node information for providing a running route; a route calculator that searches for a route having a smallest total value of a compensation link cost that is generated by adding a time link cost in consideration of a running time to an energy-based link cost on each link basis from a departure point to a destination as an optimal energy route; a display that displays information for route guide of the optimal energy route; and a controller that controls operations of the location sensor, the roadmap storage, the route calculator, and the display for the search and route guide through a navigation program.. .
Hyundai Mnsoft, Inc.

Systems and methods for providing navigation directions based on emotions and activities

Systems and methods are described for improved navigation assistance by providing overview directions focusing on points where other users tend to make mistakes or display emotional responses, such as stress, that indicate that they feel they may make mistakes. In an exemplary method, a navigation process receives information about a present user's navigation route, the present user's status, and the user history.
Pcms Holdings, Inc.

Notifications involved with attaching or detaching connectable vehicles

navigation devices, systems, and methods for transmitting notifications to and/or receiving notifications from electronic devices associated with passengers of connectable vehicles are described herein. In one example, a method is provided for sending a notification regarding a planned detachment of a designated vehicle from a plurality of connected vehicles.
Here Global B.v.

Automated vehicle sensor selection based on map data density and navigation feature density

A navigation system suitable for use by an automated vehicle includes a first sensor, a second sensor, a digital-map, and a controller. The digital-map includes a first data-group of navigation-features preferentially detected by the first sensor-technology, and a second data-group of navigation-features preferentially detected by the second sensor-technology.
Delphi Technologies, Inc.

Systems, methods and computer-readable media for improving platform guidance or navigation using uniquely coded signals

A spatially-distributed architecture (sda) of antennas transmits respective uniquely coded signals. A first receiver having a known position in a coordinate system defined by the sda receives reflected versions of the uniquely coded signals.
Propagation Research Associates, Inc.

Hydraulic control valve assembly of automatic steering system for agricultural machine

Disclosed is a hydraulic control valve assembly of automatic steering system for agricultural machine including a proportional directional valve (3). A balancing valve (1) is arranged between the proportional directional valve (3) and the steering cylinder.
Shanghai Huace Navigation Technology Ltd

Determining validity of location signal combinations for securing unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) navigation

A navigation security module of an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) receives a combination of signals from a location technology, each signal comprising at least a signal identification and location data. The combination of signal identifications is processed against known identifications.
Fortinet, Inc

Structural monitoring system of the hull of a ship integrated with a navigation decision support system

A system assists the driving of a ship and is configured to estimate the structural loads of the ship due to the direct wave excitation, and structural loads of the ship due to the whipping effect caused by the wave slamming. The system includes at least one reference sensor adapted to provide an indication of a motion or stress magnitude at a predetermined point of the ship structure, and is further configured to calculate an estimate of the magnitude at the predetermined point in the ship structure, compare the indication of magnitude with the estimate of the magnitude so as to determine an offset value, and correct the estimates of the structural loads and/or the estimate of the magnitude on the basis of the offset value..
Centro Per Gli Studi Di Tecnica Navale - Cetena S.p.a.

Vehicles with aerodynamic spoiler and retractable sensing systems

A vehicular sensing system, a vehicle and a method of performing one or both of vehicular mapping and navigating operations using the sensing system. The sensing system is secured to a roof or other suitable location on the vehicle and includes one or more sensors configured to acquire at least one of vehicular mapping and navigational data, a retractable mounting structure to move the sensor or sensors between a deployed and stowed position, and an aerodynamic spoiler, air dam or deflector.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Method for operating a motor vehicle and motor vehicle

Method for operating a motor vehicle (1), comprising a navigation device (2) having at least one stored item of route information describing a route section and a cruise control system (3) that adjusts an actual speed of the motor vehicle (1) to a stored target speed determined as a function of the stored item of route information by controlling a drive (5) or a braking device (6) of the motor vehicle (1), wherein the navigation device (2) is supplied with at least one changed item of route information relating to the changed route section, and the cruise control system (3) adjusts the actual speed of the motor vehicle (1) as a function of at least one evaluation parameter, on the basis of which a traversal of the changed route section (15) earlier in time is qualified, either to the stored target speed determined as a function of the stored item of route information or to a changed target speed determined as a function of the changed item of route information.. .
Audi Ag

Mobile robot navigation

A double-threshold mechanism is used for implementing the follow-me function of a mobile robot. Initially, a user comes to a mobile robot and turns on its follow-me function.
Dilili Labs, Inc.

Mobile robot navigation

A delayed direction change mechanism is used for implementing the follow-me function of a mobile robot. The mobile robot intentionally avoids following or reacting to a user's abrupt change of direction that exceeds a first threshold.
Dilili Labs, Inc.

Robotic catheter system for mri-guided cardiovascular interventions

Mri-guided robotics offers possibility for physicians to perform interventions remotely on confined anatomy. While the pathological and physiological changes could be visualized by high-contrast volumetric mri scan during the procedure, robots promise improved navigation with added dexterity and precision.
The University Of Hong Kong

Surgical navigation inside a body

A virtual reality surgical navigation method includes the steps of preparing a multi dimension virtual model associated with an anatomy inside of patient; receiving data indicative of a surgeon's current head position, including direction of view and angle of view; rendering a first virtual three-dimensional image from the virtual model, the virtual three-dimensional image being representative of an anatomical view from a first perspective at a location inside the patient, wherein the perspective is determined by data indicative of the surgeon's current head position; communicating the first rendered virtual image to a virtual headset display; receiving data input indicative of the surgeon's head moving to a second position, wherein the head movement comprises at least one of a change in angle of view and a change in direction of view; and rendering a second virtual three-dimensional image from the virtual model, the second virtual three-dimensional image being representative of an anatomical view from a second perspective at a first location inside the patient.. .
Surgical Theater Llc

Stretch-resistant coil

The present disclosure relates to the field of delivery systems for precise navigation within and through body passages. Specifically, the present disclosure relates to delivery systems for accurate positioning and release of elements within tortuous, narrow and/or fragile passages.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Positioning method and mobile terminal

A method includes, when a preset condition is satisfied, obtaining, by a mobile terminal, base station information of neighboring cells of a serving cell in which the mobile terminal is currently located; obtaining, by the mobile terminal, assisted global navigation satellite system (agnss) assistant data according to the base station information of the neighboring cells, and performing, by the mobile terminal, positioning according to the agnss assistant data.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

System and composing function programming for adult toy operation in synchronization with video playback

A method for programming a tactile stimulation device includes displaying a video playback scrubber showing a video in conjunction with a timeline and providing navigation controls for playing, advancing, and regressing the display of the video. A control panel for selecting an operational mode of the tactile stimulation device is displayed concurrently with the video playback scrubber.
Shenzhen Love Sense Technology Co., Ltd.

Tracking user behavior via application monitored channel changing notifications

An intelligent television and methods for user interaction between the intelligent television and the user are provided. In general, a user is provided with navigation, notification, and setup options which enable one or more functions associated with the intelligent television.
Flextronics Ap, Llc

Predictive server-side rendering of scenes

A server device and method are provided for use in predictive server-side rendering of scenes based on client-side user input. The server device may include a processor and a storage device holding instructions for an application program executable by the processor to receive, at the application program, a current navigation input in a stream of navigation inputs from a client device over a network, calculate a predicted future navigation input based on the current navigation input and a current application state of the application program, render a future scene based on the predicted future navigation input to a rendering surface, and send the rendering surface to the client device over the network..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Virtual 360-degree view of a telecommunications site

Systems and method for creating and utilizing a virtual 360-degree view of a telecommunications site include capturing first data of a 360-degree view at multiple points around the telecommunications site; capturing second data of a 360-degree view at aerial points above the telecommunications site; capturing third data of a 360-degree view inside a shelter or cabinet at the telecommunications site, wherein each of the first data, second data, and third data comprise one or more of photos and video; stitching the first data, the second data, and the third data together with links to create a virtual 360-degree view environment of the telecommunications site, wherein the links enable virtual navigation about the telecommunications site; and displaying the virtual 360-degree view environment to a viewer over a network and adjusting the virtual 360-degree view environment based on commands received from the viewer.. .
Etak Systems, Llc

Method and system for teaming manned and unmanned aerial vehicles

A method of teaming a manned aerial vehicle and an unmanned aerial vehicle includes inputting to a controller in a manned vehicle coordinates for an area of interest, plotting a course to the area of interest in a navigation computer operatively connected to the controller, identifying one or more unmanned aerial vehicles (uavs) near the area of interest, communicating to a ground controller rendezvous coordinates for one of the one or more uavs, and negotiating a control hand-off of the one of the one or more uavs from the ground controller to the controller.. .
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

Watercraft navigation safety system

Apparatuses, methods, and computer-readable medium for navigation safety and collision prevention are described herein. The apparatus may cause the collection of marine electronic data from marine data sources.
Navico Holding As

On-road vehicle service handling method

A computerized, on-road, vehicle service handling system involves, a motor vehicle having therewithin a global positioning system (gps) navigation system, an on-board diagnostic (obd) system, a display within the vehicle, non-transitory storage having stored therein payment information, and at least one processor. While a user is driving a vehicle between first and second locations, upon receiving a fault condition signal from the obd system, the processor will; automatically identify, and transmit information, to multiple vehicle service locations within a limited distance radius of the path towards the second location, receive service responses, receive a selection by the user of at least two of the vehicle service locations and an order of preference thereof; send a service request with payment information to the first selected vehicle service location; and receive a communication from the first vehicle service location either accepting or rejecting the request..
International Business Machines Corporation

Navigation of tubular networks

Methods and apparatuses provide improved navigation through tubular networks such as lung airways by providing improved estimation of location and orientation information of a medical instrument (e.g., an endoscope) within the tubular network. Various input data such as image data, em data, and robot data are used by different algorithms to estimate the state of the medical instrument, and the state information is used to locate a specific site within a tubular network and/or to determine navigation information for what positions/orientations the medical instrument should travel through to arrive at the specific site.
Auris Surgical Robotics, Inc.

Navigating through content items on a computing device

One or more embodiments of the disclosure include methods and systems that allows for improved user navigation within a group of content items. For example, a content navigation system can identify a content item within a group of content items to provide to a user in response to a user interaction.
Facebook, Inc.

Analyzing captured sound and seeking a match based on an acoustic fingerprint for temporal and geographic presentation and navigation of linked cultural, artistic, and historic content

Collections of music and other items, related by time, location, genre, and artist, and that are registered in a data model to provide a foundation for their curatorship, discovery, and procurement are accessed by analyzing captured sound and seeking a match based on an acoustic fingerprint. As a result of said match, a map through the history and culture of music is created for display.
Tunesmap Inc.

Input device and user interface interactions

In some embodiments, a device displays functionality information in response to receiving an indication of a first input for which a contact meets functionality display criteria. In some embodiments, a device generates a user interface that includes a navigation bar including images from different positions in a respective content item, and a representation of an adjacent content item.
Apple Inc.

Interface alarms

One or more industrial machines is selected from a navigation screen. The selected one or more industrial machines represents a context.
General Electric Company

Remote hover touch system and method

A controller includes a touch sensor and a proximity sensor. Information on when and where a user touches the surface of the touch sensor is detected.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Selective processing of sensor data

Systems and methods for navigating a vehicle within an environment are provided. In one aspect, a method comprises: (a) selecting, with aid of a processor, a subset of a plurality of sensors to be used for navigating the vehicle within the environment based on one or more predetermined criteria, wherein the plurality of sensors are arranged on the vehicle such that each sensor of the plurality of sensors is configured to obtain sensor data from a different field of view; (b) processing, with aid of the processor, the sensor data from the selected sensor(s) so as to generate navigation information for navigating the vehicle within the environment; and (c) outputting, with aid of the processor, signals for controlling the vehicle based on the navigation information..
Sz Dji Technology Co., Ltd.

Control system for autonomous locomotion devices

Particular embodiments may provide a device capable of autonomous locomotion comprising means for autonomous locomotion, a device controller for navigation of the device by controlling the means for autonomous locomotion, and a host machine running a hypervisor, one or more user virtual machines (uvms) and a virtual machine controller, wherein the host machine is communicably coupled to the device controller, and wherein at least one of the uvms provides navigation instructions to the device controller.. .
Nutanix, Inc.

System and terrestrial vehicle navigation

A method for guiding a terrestrial vehicle along a desired path can include receiving a position signal from a global navigation satellite system (gnss) antenna and a gyro signal from a gyro sensor that is indicative of: (i) at least one of a pitch and a roll of the terrestrial vehicle, and (ii) a gyro-based heading direction. A position of a point of interest of the terrestrial vehicle at a location different than the gnss antenna can be determined based on the position signal, the gyro signal, and a positional relationship between the first location and the second location.
Beijing Unistrong Science & Technology Co., Ltd.

Indoor localization using digital off-air access units

A system for indoor localization using satellite navigation signals in a distributed antenna system includes a plurality of off-air access units (oaaus). Each of the plurality of oaaus is operable to receive an individual satellite navigation signal from at least one of a plurality of satellites and operable to route signals optically to one or more daus.
Dali Systems Co. Ltd.

Navigation device with auto mirroring function and computer readable recording medium storing auto mirroring

A navigation device with the auto mirroring function includes: a first driving route calculator configured to collect a current position and a destination of the vehicle and to calculate a first driving route corresponding to the current position and the destination by using previously stored map information; a mirroring determinator configured to determine whether mirroring is required based on a predetermined mirroring condition; a start signal transmitter configured to transmit a navigation application start signal to the mobile device when it is determined that the mirroring is required; and a mirroring controller configured to receive and mirror a second driving route transmitted from the mobile device.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Method, apparatus and computer program product for a navigation user interface

A method, apparatus, and computer program product are therefore provided for providing a navigation user interface. The apparatus may be caused to: receive an indication of an origin and a destination; provide for presentation of a representation of the origin, a representation of the destination, and a representation of the route there between, where the representation of the route may include a bar extending in a circular shape between the representation of the origin and the representation of the destination, and defining a map display region within the circular shape.
Here Global B.v.

Autonomous navigation system

Some embodiments provide an autonomous navigation system which enables autonomous navigation of a vehicle along one or more portions of a driving route based on monitoring, at the vehicle, various features of the route as the vehicle is manually navigated along the route to develop a characterization of the route. The characterization is progressively updated with repeated manual navigations along the route, and autonomous navigation of the route is enabled when a confidence indicator of the characterization meets a threshold indication.
Apple Inc.

Inertial navigation system

An inertial measurement system for a spinning projectile comprising: first (roll), second and third gyros with axes arranged such that they define a three dimensional coordinate system; at least a first linear accelerometer; a controller, arranged to: compute a current projectile attitude comprising a roll angle, a pitch angle and a yaw angle; compute a current velocity vector from the accelerometer; combine a magnitude of said velocity vector with an expected direction for said vector to form a pseudo-velocity vector; provide the velocity vector and the pseudo-velocity vector to a kalman filter that outputs a roll gyro scale factor error calculated as a function of the difference between the velocity vector and the pseudo-velocity vector; and apply the roll gyro scale factor error from the kalman filter as a correction to the output of the roll gyro.. .
Atlantic Inertial Systems Limited

Method for terrain mapping and personal navigation using mobile gait analysis

A method of using signal processing representations from imu/ins devices to identify terrain types. Using orientation and pace invariant gait dynamics images (gdis) to identify terrain types.
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.

Fusion of sensor and map data using constraint based optimization

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for fusion of sensor and map data using constraint based optimization. In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method may include obtaining tracking data for a tracked subject, the tracking data including data from a dead reckoning sensor; obtaining constraint data for the tracked subject; and using a convex optimization method based on the tracking data and the constraint data to obtain a navigation solution.
Trx Systems, Inc.

Pool cleaner with drive motor navigation capabilities

A pool cleaner for cleaning a pool, the pool cleaner may include a filtering element for filtering fluid; at least one sensor for sensing an actual yaw of the pool cleaner and an actual orientation of the pool cleaner; at least one steering element that is configured to move the pool cleaner along a cleaning path, during a cleaning process of a certain region of a sidewall of the pool; wherein the cleaning path comprises a cleaning path segment that has a cleaning path segment yaw that is a non-vertical yaw; wherein the certain region is fully submerged; and a controller that is configured to control the at least one steering element, based on the actual yaw of the pool cleaner. .
Maytronics Ltd.

Anchoring vehicle for anchoring an airship at the tail whilst coupled to a mooring-mast at the bow

An anchoring vehicle for anchoring an airship at the tail whilst coupled to a mooring mast at the bow. Airships are generally coupled at the bow to a mooring-mast after landing on the ground.

Drone and associated airborne intervention equipment

The present invention relates;—to a drone comprising a fuselage (1) provided with a carrying means (11, 12) capable of allowing a belly-to-ground flight position and an inverted flight position, at least one propulsion means (2), autonomous navigation instruments and an axial compartment (10) forming a recess incorporated into an upper part of the fuselage in order to receive a parachutist (h) in the lying position, avionics provided with programmable control means coupled to the autonomous navigation instruments and means for releasing said parachutist controlled by said avionics, characterised in that said release means are designed and intended to ensure the release of said parachutist in the inverted flight position, and,—to a piece of airborne intervention equipment.. .
Dae

Navigation signaling system and method thereof

A navigation signaling system for communicating navigation information of a personal transportation device is provided. The navigation signaling system includes a computer and a navigation system.
Ecoreco Global Corporation

Clustered instrument panel in a transportation apparatus

A clustered instrument panel on a display of a dashboard in a transportation apparatus is disclosed. The clustered instrument panel may be used to combine multiple individual instrument panels, such as the odometer, tachometer, temperature meter, battery meter, navigation screen and any other instrument panels that are traditionally presented separate and independent from other instrument panels.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited





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