|| List of recent Track-related patents
|Crop product tracking system and method|
A system is disclosed that can be used in precision farming to apply crop product to a field. The system includes a remote terminal connected with a network.
|Tablet based score tracking system and method for equestrian judging|
A computer-based score tracking system and method that may be used in equestrian judging. The system includes a judge portal, an office portal, an in gate portal and a spectator portal for accessing a computer based server.
|An apparatus and method for psychiatric evaluation|
Apparatus (1) for use in a method for psychiatric evaluation comprises: memory means (4) for holding a store of pre-selected images; display means (12) for displaying a succession of said images to a patient; eye tracking means (6) for tracking eye movement of a patient; recording means (8) for recording eye movement data corresponding to a patient's eye movement in response to the display of said succession of images; control means (2) for controlling the display means to display the images to the patient, and for controlling the recording means to record said eye movement data and displayed image data; and evaluation means (10) for evaluating said eye movement data and displayed image data for use in identifying a psychiatric profile of the patient.. .
|Near-infrared (nir) optical scanner|
A method, apparatus, and system acquire data to create a 3d mesh representing a 3d object. The method, apparatus, and system acquire image data of the 3d object using an imaging probe that includes illumination and detection capability.
|Mobile communication system|
A communication system has three types of cells including, in addition to an mbms dedicated cell, a unicast cell to and from which a mobile terminal can transmit and receive individual communication data, and a unicast/mbms-mixed cell which can provide both a service provided by the unicast cell and a service provided by the mbms dedicated cell. While receiving the broadcast type data transmitted from the mbms dedicated cell, the mobile terminal makes a notification of an mbms receiving state via the unicast cell or the unicast/mbms-mixed cell to transmit information for identifying the mbms dedicated cell, and the communication system transmits a paging signal to the mobile terminal currently receiving the broadcast type data transmitted from the mbms dedicated cell on the basis of a tracking area (tracking area) in which the mobile terminal is tracked, the tracking area being determined on the basis of the information transmitted..
|Electronic correction based on eye tracking|
A head mountable display (hmd) system comprises an eye position detector comprising one or more cameras configured to detect the position of each of the hmd user's eyes; a dominant eye detector configured to detect a dominant eye of the hmd user; and an image generator configured to generate images for display by the hmd in dependence upon the hmd user's eye positions, the image generator being configured to apply a greater weight to the detected position of the dominant eye than to the detected position of the non-dominant eye.. .
|Calibrating eye tracking system by touch input|
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to calibrating an eye tracking system via touch inputs. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides, on a computing system comprising a touch sensitive display and an eye tracking system, a method comprising displaying a user interface on the touch sensitive display, determining a gaze location via the eye tracking system, receiving a touch input at a touch location on the touch sensitive display, and calibrating the eye tracking system based upon an offset between the gaze location and the touch location..
|Visibility improvement method based on eye tracking, machine-readable storage medium and electronic device|
A visibility improvement method using gaze tracking includes detecting a gaze of a user using a camera; determining a focus object at which the user gazes from among at least one object viewed through a display unit of an electronic device; and displaying, on the display unit, an image with high visibility that corresponds to the focus object and has higher visibility than the focus object.. .
|Visual enhancements based on eye tracking|
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to selectively enhancing content displayed on a display device. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a method comprising tracking a gaze location at which a gaze of a user intersects the graphical user interface, and upon detecting a gaze pattern that meets a defined gaze pattern condition indicative of difficulty in perceiving an item at the gaze location, displaying the item in at the gaze location a visually enhanced form via a user interface object displayed separately from the item at the gaze location..
Tracking systems that allow a portable electronic device to record a target as it moves includes a holder for a portable electronic device, a tracking element coupled to the holder that follows or tracks a target as the target moves; and a positioning element coupled to the holder that pans and rotates as the tracking element tracks the object. Alternative configurations include a combination holder/positioning element, which is incorporated into the system..
|Methods and systems for temperature regulation of roof mounted and solar tracker mounted photovoltaic modules|
One example solar energy system includes a solar tracker, a plurality of photovoltaic modules mounted to the solar tracker, and a temperature regulation system. The pv modules are configured to generate an electrical power output from solar energy incident on the pv modules.
|Behavioral tracking system, method, and computer program product for undoing events based on user input|
A behavioral tracking system, method, and computer program product are provided for undoing events based on user input. In use, a plurality of unclassified events is identified on a system utilizing behavioral tracking.
|Catheter placement detection system and method for surgical procedures|
In order to increase the accuracy and speed of catheter reconstruction in surgical procedures such as an hdr prostate implant procedure, an automatic tracking system is provided preferably using an electromagnetic tracking device. The system uses a transmitter with a sensor used for catheter position.
|Object tracking system and method thereof|
The disclosure relates to an object tracking system and method thereof. The object tracking system can track at least one positioning device through a mobile device.
|Geospatial asset tracking systems, methods and apparatus for acquiring, manipulating and presenting telematic metadata|
A convenient, easy to use ubiquitous governance system to help manage and maintain the plurality of semi-autonomous devices that will be loosely coupled to and communicate via the internet or other network, more commonly referred to as the network of things.. .
|Asset tracking system for rack-based enclosures|
A system includes a beacon device including a communication strip having a plurality of directed light emitters distributed along the communication strip. The beacon device can transmit a directed light signal via the directed light emitters.
|Object-tracking systems and methods|
A system and method for tracking, identifying, and labeling objects or features of interest, such as follicular units is provided. In some embodiments, tracking is accomplished using unique signature of the follicular unit and image stabilization techniques.
|Gaze-controlled user interface with multimodal input|
A personal computer system provides a gaze-controlled graphical user interface having a bidirectional and a unidirectional interaction mode. In the bidirectional interaction mode, a display shows one or more graphical controls in motion, each being associated with an input operation to an operating system.
|Distorsion fingerprinting for em tracking compensation, detection and error correction|
A system for accounting for electromagnetic (em) distortion with an em tracking system includes a sensor array (144) configured to sense em energy in a target volume. An em sensing correction module (140) is configured to analyze data from the sensor array to detect em distorters in the target volume.
|Smart modular automated multi axis case for solar modules, panels, electronic displays, sensors, and the like|
The present invention comprises a novel smart multi-axis rotating case for a variety of products and functions. It is meant to give people alternative ways in which to use solar power.
|Method of generating correlation function, method of tracking signal and signal tracking system|
A method of generating a correlation function, a method of tracking a signal, and a signal tracking apparatus are provided. The method of generating a correlation function involves receiving a cboc(6,1,1/11) signal, interpreting a subcarrier pulse period of the cboc(6,1,1/11) signal as a subcarrier pulse period of bocsin(6,1), combining partial correlation functions constituting an autocorrelation function of cboc(6,1,1/11) to generate a correlation function, and weighted-combining the correlation function to generate an unambiguous correlation function..
|Retail product tracking system, method, and apparatus|
According to some example embodiments, systems, apparatus, methods and computer program products are provided for monitoring articles, such as in a commercial environment. In one aspect, the invention can be a system comprising: a monitoring device configured for attachment to the article, the monitoring device including a display configured to display a price of the article; a server; and a router configured to maintain a wireless communications connection between the monitoring device and the server; wherein the monitoring device is configured to: receive a communication including a price change message; and modify a stored price in response to receiving the price change message..
|Electromagnetic tracking system and methods of using same|
An electromagnetic tracking system including a patient support element and an electromagnetic field generator. The patient support element is superposed relative to the electromagnetic field generator, and the electromagnetic field generator is selectively moveable relative to the patient support element..
|Apparatus and method for managing tracking area list in wireless communication system|
Managing a tracking area list in a wireless communication system is provided. An operation of a mobile station (ms) includes transmitting a request for tracking area update for a 1st tracking area, receiving a tracking area list to which the 1st tracking area and a 2nd tracking area are added, and updating a stored tracking area list by the tracking area list to which the 1st tracking area and the 2nd tracking area are added..
|Paging an idle state electronic device|
Disclosed is a method of paging an electronic device when the electronic device is in an idle state, the method comprising: determining a time; determining a primary tracking area that is associated with a time period in a profile of the electronic device, wherein the time period comprises the determined time; and transmitting a paging message to the electronic device in one or more target tracking area, the one or more target tracking area comprising the primary tracking area.. .
|Deactivating elevated priority public data network connections in user equipment|
A user equipment establishes an elevated priority data connection and one or more non-elevated priority data connections. The elevated priority data connection may be an emergency public data network (pdn) connection.
|Apparatus and a method for a mobile relay station transceiver and a base station for a mobile communication system|
Embodiments relate to an apparatus (2) for a mobile relay station transceiver (4; 10, 12) in a mobile communication system comprising a donor interface (6) for communicating with a donor base station transceiver, the donor interface (6) being operable to submit a request for a tracking area update to the donor base station and a relay interface (8) for communicating with another apparatus for a relay station transceiver, the relay interface (8) being operable to receive tracking area information from the other apparatus for a relay station transceiver.. .
|System for managing locations of items|
This document discloses a solution for maintaining information on locations of consumer products in a location tracking area. Customers are provided with personal electronic devices comprising a camera sensor arranged to capture images of consumer products provided in the location tracking area.
|Localized graphics processing based on user interest|
In accordance with some embodiments, processing power is applied based on the user's detected level of interest. In one embodiment, the user's detected level of interest in particular regions within a frame may be determined using an eye gaze detector or eye tracking apparatus.
|Passively tracking partially concentrating photovoltaic solar panel|
The invention relates to passively tracking, partially concentrating solar panels that feature the ability to perpetually self-concentrate impinging light on a portion of the underlying photovoltaic material during varying times of the day and throughout the year. Such solar panels feature higher conversion efficiencies and higher output when compared to equivalent sized conventional solar panels and do not require an active tracking system to adjust for yearly difference in the sun's elevation above the horizon..
|Time tracking system and method of user|
A method and system for billing for time spent in an instant message session by a service person for a project for a customer. Responsive to the instant message session during which an instant message is received by a user from a sender, (i) retrieving the sender's name from the instant message; (ii) determining that the sender does not exist in a defined project; (iii) determining that the instant message does not contain any keywords associated with a project; (iv) determining that the sender has not been associated with a previous project; (v) determining that the sender has a profile having a keyword that the user has associated with a first project; (vi) associating the first project with the instant message; (vii) determining a charge to the first project for labor of the service person based on a duration of the instant message session.
|Time tracking system and method of use|
A method and system for billing for time spent in an instant message session by a service person for a project for a customer. A name of a sender of an instant message is retrieved from the instant message.
|Interestingness scoring of areas of interest included in a display element|
Examples are disclosed for determining an interestingness score for one or more areas of interest included in a display element such as a static image or a motion video. In some examples, an interestingness score may be determined based on eye tracking or gaze information gathered while an observer views the display element..
|Gaming method and device involving progressive wagers|
A method of gaming is disclosed wherein progressive award values may be increased in response to certain pre-established game outcomes, wager amounts or random events. The increased progressive award values may be based on a primary game or secondary game outcome.
|Mobility management for lte network for high-speed railway|
In one aspect, a method may include grouping a plurality of wireless communication devices on a moving platform into two or more non-overlapping groups of the wireless communication devices, distributing a first list of tracking areas to the groups of the wireless communication devices, changing the first list of tracking areas to a second list of tracking areas for a first group of the wireless communication devices in response to the moving platform entering into an overlapping region between a first tracking area and a second tracking area of the first list of tracking areas, and changing the first list of tracking areas to the second list of tracking areas for a second group of the wireless communication devices in response to the moving platform entering into an overlapping region between the second tracking area and a third tracking area of the first list of tracking areas.. .
|Proximity-based service registration method and related apparatus|
A proximity-based service (prose) registration method for a user equipment (ue) of a wireless communication system, used in a mobility management entity (mme) of the wireless communication system is disclosed. The method includes: receiving an attach request or a tracking area update request for requesting prose ue registration from the ue; retrieving prose subscription information and prose preference settings related to the ue from a home subscriber server (hss) of the wireless communication system and storing the prose subscription information and the prose preference settings related to the ue as a prose context of the ue; and transmitting a prose registration request including a prose identifier of the ue and the prose preference settings related to the ue to a prose server of the wireless communication system..
|System for monitoring and presenting health, wellness and fitness data with feedback and coaching engine|
A nutrition and activity management system is disclosed that monitors energy expenditure of an individual through the use of a body-mounted sensing apparatus. The apparatus is particularly adapted for continuous wear.
|Envelope tracking system for mimo|
There is disclosed an amplifier arrangement comprising a plurality of amplifiers each arranged to amplify one of a plurality of different input signals, the arrangement comprising an envelope tracking modulator for generating a common power supply voltage for the power amplifiers, and further comprising an envelope selector adapted to receive a plurality of signals representing the envelopes of the plurality of input signals, and adapted to generate an output envelope signal representing the one of the plurality of envelopes having the highest level at a particular time instant as the input signal for the envelope tracking modulator.. .
|Method and apparatus for updating an area in a wireless communication system|
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system, and in particular, to a method and apparatus for updating an area in a wireless communication system. The method for updating an area by a terminal according to one embodiment of the present invention includes the steps of: starting a backoff timer set by a network; and transmitting an area-updating request message to the network when the terminal enters a new tracking area (ta) or a new routing area (ra) while the backoff timer is operating..
|Cementing whipstock apparatus and methods|
A system and method facilitate sidetracking by eliminating one or more trips downhole. A sidetracking system includes a whipstock assembly and a stinger assembly.
|Compact lcpv solar electric generator|
A compact low concentration photovoltaic apparatus totally enclosed in a protective clear dome against harsh environment without active cooling. A conical mirror reflector, a circular lens refractor and a round crystalline silicon photovoltaic solar panel rotate simultaneously inside the dome to concentrate sun rays and instantly produce electricity.
|Single axis solar tracking system|
A solar tracking system with a plurality of tracking assemblies moved by a single motor. A method and system that prevents overloading the motor or tripping a circuit breaker due to an obstructed or impeded tracker includes sensing movement of the tracker assemblies and entering into obstruction clearing modes.
|System and method for candidate matching|
A system and method for candidate matching using a recruiter applicant tracking system and by providing a top candidate for employment to a recruiter based on a job request of a hiring employer. A structured candidate experience is created based on free form information associated with a candidate.
|System and method of automated civil infrastructure metrology for inspection, analysis, and information modeling|
A system and method of automated civil infrastructure metrology for inspection, analysis, and information modeling utilizes an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) equipped with a position tracking system and digital cameras to capture a plurality of images of a structure to be inspected. The uav is flown in a scan pattern around the structure while continually capturing images of the structure while position and orientation data is also recorded and linked for each of the images.
|Method and apparatus for image-based eye tracking for retinal diagnostic or surgery device|
Determining said position in said image of said image sequence by comparing said image of said image sequence and said enhanced reference image to yield a motion estimation between said reference image and said image of said sequence.. .
|System and method for visual motion based object segmentation and tracking|
The pmp growth algorithm described herein provides for image tracking, segmentation and processing in environments where the camera system moves around a great deal, i.e., causing image jumps from one image frame to the next. It also is operative in systems where the objects themselves are making quick movements that alter their path.
|Calibration free, motion tolerant eye-gaze direction detector with contextually aware computer interaction and communication methods|
Eye tracking systems and methods include such exemplary features as a display device, at least one image capture device and a processing device. The display device displays a user interface including one or more interface elements to a user.
|Method and apparatus for paging based on location information of a user equipment in a convergence network of a plurality of communication systems|
A method and apparatus for paging based on location information of a user equipment connected to a first communication system in a convergence network of a plurality of communication systems. A method for paging based on location information of a user equipment connected to a first communication system in a convergence network of a plurality of communication systems includes receiving, from a interworking entity of the second communication system, the location information of the user equipment which is in an idle mode with the second communication system; transmitting, to a first cell of the second communication system, a paging request message, wherein the first cell is selected from among a plurality of cells in a tracking area of the second communication system based on the location information..
|Active stabilization targeting correction for handheld firearms|
An electromechanical system translates an “aiming error” signal from a target tracking system into dynamic “pointing corrections” for handheld devices to drastically reduce pointing errors due to man-machine wobble without specific direction by the user. The active stabilization targeting correction system works by separating the “support” features of the handheld device from the “projectile launching” features, and controlling their respective motion by electromechanical mechanisms.
|Remote authentication of replaceable fuel cartridge|
A device is disclosed, having a programmable processor programmed to cause a fuel cell authentication device to obtain a first unique identifier element (uie) associated with a first hydrogen fuel cartridge and host information associated with a host device configured to use fuel from the first fuel cartridge. Said device may determine that the first fuel cartridge is authorized for use with the host device, based on data exchanged via a data communication network with a remote cartridge tracking system, the first uie, and the host information.
|Method and system for healthcare provider tracking|
A health care provider tracking system and method are disclosed. Such a method may include customizing a healthcare device user interface by presenting a first user interface on the healthcare device; receiving tag data having a healthcare provider identifier; sending the tag data to an authentication server; receiving an access token; and presenting a second user interface on the healthcare device different from the first user interface.
|Method and system for saving and retrieving spatial related information|
The present invention is directed to a method and apparatus for storing, referencing, retrieving, and graphically displaying spatial and non-spatial related information of a mobile computing device, such as a laptop computer or a cellular telephone. The spatial-related information may be obtained by using positioning tracking systems such as a global positioning system, whereas the non-spatial related information may include communication activities associated with the mobile computing device, such as phone calls, e-mails, text messages, pages, etc.
|Tracking system and method|
A system for tracking a tracking element inside a body is provided. It includes a first tracking system, which includes a first tracking sensor for detecting the current position of a tracking element inside a body relative to a nominal position with respect to the first tracking sensor, and a second tracking system, which includes a second tracking sensor for determining the position of the first tracking sensor of the first tracking system relative to the second tracking sensor, and a control unit.
|System for monitoring and presenting health, wellness and fitness utilizng multiple user trend data having user selectable parameters|
A nutrition and activity management system is disclosed that monitors energy expenditure of an individual through the use of a body-mounted sensing apparatus. The apparatus is particularly adapted for continuous wear.
|Apparatus and method for enveloping tracking calibration|
An apparatus for envelope tracking calibration for use in a wireless communication is provided. The apparatus includes a transmission signal path configured to carry a transmission signal to an antenna.
|Computer vision-based object tracking system|
A computer-implemented method for utilizing a camera device to track an object is presented. As part of the method, a region of interest is determined within an overall image sensing area.
|Rendering for an interactive 360 degree light field display|
An interactive, autostereoscopic system for displaying an object in 3d includes a mirror configured to spin around a vertical axis when actuated by a motor, a high speed video projector, and a processing system including a graphics card interfaced to the video projector. An anisotropic reflector is bonded onto an inclined surface of the mirror.
|Power module for envelope tracking|
A power module at least includes an et (envelope tracking) module. The et module includes a buck converter, an inductor, and a capacitor.
|Energy tracking system|
A system for tracking energy use in a electronic circuit. In one embodiment, an energy tracking system includes pulse timing logic and reporting logic.
|Tracking energy consumption using a boost-buck technique|
The invention relates to an apparatus and method for tracking energy consumption. An energy tracking system comprises at least one switching element, at least one inductor and a control block to keep the output voltage at a pre-selected level.
|Call tracking system and method|
Methods and systems for capturing and tracking call information relating to a call from a user to a merchant are provided. According to one embodiment of the disclosed subject matter, a request for a call to a merchant from a user on a device is received and a data connection is initiated with a call analytics platform over which user information is sent from the device to the platform.
|Method and apparatus for the tracking of multiple objects|
Tracking systems using multi-object-tracking (mot) combine data from a plurality of sensors (101) to derive a state estimate of one or more objects (103) are described. The interfaces to the sensors (101) are such that different ones of the sensors (101) can be used.