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Machine type communication system
Provided is a machine type communication system. The machine type communication system comprises a machine type communication terminal and a machine type communication server.

Audible prompts in a vehicle navigation system
An audio signal associated with a navigation prompt is processed, based on the localization and distance information supplied by a navigation system, to generate an audio signal that, when played by an audio system in the vehicle, emulates the localization and distance information.. .

On-demand video surfing
This document describes methodologies for on-demand video surfing. These techniques and apparatuses improve navigation for vod content by using a search query to search the vod content for videos having a specified type of scene (e.g., hook).

Interactive video distribution system and video player utilizing a client server architecture
An interactive video distribution system and video player are described. A client server arrangement may be used for providing a video player and video content to a client device.

A automatically detecting and mapping points-of-interest and real-time navigation using the same
The present invention relates to a system and method for automatically detecting and mapping points-of-interest (poi) such as parking spaces, and accordingly locating and directing drivers to available parking spaces as close as possible to desired poi and locations. The system is completely autonomous and independent and it uses a parking space detection module that employs machine learning and computer vision techniques for learning the surface of the parking area, the unoccupied life span of a parking space, the occupancy life span of the parking space, detection of suspicious vehicles in terms of parking searcher to independently predict in which available parking space they may parked, and accordingly to navigate in real-time a user to a parking space that has the highest probability to remain free on arrival of that user..

Systems and methods for providing fractal map for web discovery and navigation
Fractal maps are used to help with web discovery and navigation. The fractal map is generated during the exploration of the web (or any content repositories).

Image section navigation from multiple images
A cognitive system and method and computer program product for recommending editing recommendations to a digital image. The computer implemented method includes receiving data representing a user's selection of an object of interest within the current digital image, and a user's preference relating to editing and replacing the selected image object within a current digital image.

Tree frog computer navigation system for the hierarchical visualization of data
A computer navigation system that represents categories and sub-categories of material with functionally labeled objects connected in a hierarchical organization. Descending nodes represent more detailed subsets of material.

Systems to improve how graphical user interfaces can present rendered worlds in response to varying zoom levels and screen sizes
Systems that will allow users to navigate and explore a rendered world, at a range of screen size to world size ratios, including a system by which each scene that presents a portion of the rendered world is, unlike prior art, optimized for immediate game play, interpretation and/or interaction and for user awareness of context given the user's chosen screen size and zoom level, a system to help users to navigate more effectively when the screen size to world size ratio is so low that navigation becomes difficult and systems to provide both context and visual access even when the screen size to world size ratio is so low that only one, or even just a portion of one, item can be displayed visually.. .

Roadmap annotation for deadlock-free multi-agent navigation

Apparatus and methods related to routing robots are provided. A roadmap of an environment that includes first and second robots can be received.

Gnss/ins integration deep inside of inertial sensors

Embodiments of systems and methods for gnss and ins integration are described in an embodiment, the method includes receiving a gnss signal from a gnss signal source at an antenna coupled to a gnss receiver. The method may also include generating gnss data in response to the gnss signal.

System and identifying global navigation satellite system spoofing attacks on a protected vehicle

A system and method for detecting a global navigation satellite system (gnss) spoofing attack on a protected vehicle. The method includes receiving at least one gnss signal; identifying a plurality of characteristics associated with at least one received gnss signal; analyzing the plurality of characteristics; and determining, based on the analysis of the identified characteristics, whether the at least one gnss signal is a spoofed signal..

Lane-level vehicle navigation for vehicle routing and traffic management

A lane-level vehicle routing and navigation apparatus includes a simulation module that performs microsimulation of individual vehicles in a traffic stream, and a lane-level optimizer that evaluates conditions along the candidate paths from an origin to a destination as determined by the simulation module, and determines recommended lane-level maneuvers along the candidate paths. A link-level optimizer may determines the candidate paths based on link travel times determined by the simulation module.

Mobile application interface device for vehicle navigation assistance

An interface device connects to a mobile application running on a mobile device to provide vehicle navigation assistance. The interface device includes a microphone, a location determining component, a display, a plurality of indicator lights, a short-range communications transceiver, and a controller.

Mobile application interface device for vehicle navigation assistance

An interface device connects to a mobile application running on a mobile device to provide vehicle navigation assistance. The interface device includes a microphone, a location determining component, a display, a plurality of indicator lights, a short-range communications transceiver, and a controller.

Mobile device application that enables efficient navigation to urgent care facility based on triage time and insurance

A system and method for providing a mobile device application that may enable efficient navigation to urgent care facilities, wherein the navigation may be online or offline, wherein selection of the urgent care facility may depend on criteria that may include distance from current location, acceptance of the user's insurance and wait time at the urgent care facility.. .

Navigation system

A navigation ecu includes a route calculator section, an automated driving distance calculator section, and a display processor section. The route calculator section calculates a plurality of route candidates to a destination designated by a user.

Enhanced navigation with crowd-sourced information

Disclosed are systems and methods for navigating a mobile device based on network connectivity. An aspect includes calculating one or more routes from an origin location to a destination location based on first network connectivity information for a first subscription of a plurality of subscriptions of the mobile device and second network connectivity information for a second subscription of the plurality of subscriptions, providing the one or more routes and an indication of available network connectivity along each portion of the one or more routes based on the first and second network connectivity information, receiving a selection of one of the one or more routes, and setting, based on the first network connectivity information, the first subscription as an active subscription for the mobile device for a first portion of the selected route..

Real-time updates to maps for autonomous navigation

Presented herein are techniques for updating detailed maps used to navigate an autonomous vehicle. The techniques include determining that a vehicle has come within a predetermined range of a road side unit, establishing a communication link with the vehicle, receiving, from the vehicle, data sufficient to identify a vehicle type of the vehicle, based on the vehicle type, selecting a map, stored by the road side unit, for the vehicle, sending a query to a neighbor road side unit seeking data to augment the map, in response to the query, receiving the data to augment the map from the neighbor road side unit, updating the map based on the data to augment the map to obtain an updated map, and sending at least a aspects of the updated map to the vehicle..

Method and positioning vehicle

The present disclosure discloses a method and apparatus for positioning a vehicle. In some embodiments, the method comprises: acquiring an a priori position of a to-be-positioned vehicle at a current positioning moment determined by performing a strapdown calculation between a previous positioning moment and the current positioning moment; determining a map area for searching in a laser point cloud reflected value map; matching a reflected value characteristic of a projection area generated by projecting a real-time laser point cloud, to obtain a map matching position according to a matching result; positioning, using the a priori position in combination with observation data of a vehicle-mounted global navigation satellite system (gnss) receiver of the vehicle, to obtain a satellite positioning position; and fusing the a priori position, the map matching position and the satellite positioning position to generate a positioning result of positioning the vehicle at the current moment..

Visual positioning and navigation device and method thereof

The present invention discloses a visual positioning and navigation device, comprising: a motion module, configured to drive a robot accordingly, and acquire a current pose information of the robot in real time; a camera module, configured to capture an environmental image during the movement of the robot; an image processing module, configured to perform the feature extraction and the feature description for the environmental image; and a pose estimation module, configured to match the feature point description of the environmental image, build a feature database, calculate the pose correction of the robot, and obtain the corrected robot pose based on the robot current pose and the pose correction. The visual positioning and navigation device and method thereof can build the scene map by detecting and tracking the feature information of the orb feature points of the indoor ceiling, so as to achieve the accurate positioning and navigation of the robot..

Surgical access system

A surgical access assembly and method of use is disclosed. The surgical access assembly comprises an outer sheath and an obturator.

Hip replacement navigation systems and methods

Hip joint navigation systems and methods are provided. In some embodiments, the systems and methods described herein determine a table reference plane that approximates the anterior pelvic plane.

Fluoro-navigation system for navigating a tool relative to a medical image

A base (10) made of a substantially radiotransparent material, the base (10) being adapted to be rigidly secured to a patient's bone (b) and comprising a reproducible fixation system for attaching said registration phantom (30) and/or said tracker (20).. .

Fiducial marking for image-electromagnetic field registration

Methods and systems for placement of and/or placement planning for body surface electrodes are described. In some embodiments, body surface electrodes are used to generate intra-body electromagnetic fields sensed by intra-body probes for applications such as electrical field-guided catheter navigation and/or dielectric property-based tissue lesion assessment.

System and methods for positioning bone cut guide

Systems and methods for positioning a cut guide using navigation-based techniques are discussed. For example, a system for use in an orthopedic surgery on a target bone can comprise a cut guide adjustably positionable onto the target bone via two or more coupling receptacles created on the target bone.

System and methods for positioning bone cut guide

Systems and methods for positioning a cut guide using navigation-based techniques are discussed. For example, a system for use in an orthopedic surgery on a target bone can comprise a cut guide adjustably positionable onto the target bone via two or more coupling receptacles created on the target bone.

System and methods for positioning bone cut guide

Systems and methods for positioning a cut guide using navigation-based techniques are discussed. For example, a system for use in an orthopedic surgery on a target bone can comprise a cut guide adjustably positionable onto the target bone via two or more coupling receptacles created on the target bone.

Computed tomography enhanced fluoroscopic system, device, and utilizing the same

A system for enhanced surgical navigation including a computing device and an imaging device. The computing device is configured to import a navigation path to a target using a first data set of computed tomography images previously acquired, display the navigation path on a graphical user interface for navigation to the target and placement of a plurality of markers in tissue proximate the target, and acquire a second data set of computed tomography images including the plurality of markers.

Scalable indoor navigation and positioning systems and methods

Embodiments of the present disclosure related to methods and systems of determining the position of a device. The method comprises gathering at least one of device signal data and device sensor data, the device signal data including at least one wireless communication signal data, the device sensor data including at least one of magnetometer data, accelerometer data and gyroscope data, estimating a plurality of potential trajectories describing a movement of the device as a sequence of positions based on the at least one of the device signal data and the device sensor data, a calibrated fingerprint map, and by determining, from the device sensor data, a device direction of travel angle subject to at least one of a device sensor drift and a device sensor bias correction factors, wherein the fingerprint map comprises a plurality of fingerprint locations having at least one of associated device signal data values and device sensor data values synchronized for differing data gathering intervals, and determining the position of the device based on a data fusion of the estimated plurality of potential trajectories, the data fusion producing at least a best estimate current trajectory from the estimated plurality of potential trajectories..

Vehicle exterior mounted display system

A vehicle exterior mounted display system for attaching to the exterior of a moving vehicle and displaying video content that is geopositionally and temporally relevant. The vehicle exterior mounted display system includes a control unit configured to receive geolocation and time data as well as receive and process signals from a direct-broadcast satellite and a mounted display that is electrically connected to the control unit and mechanically attached to the exterior of the vehicle.

Dynamic shielding system of cellular signals for an antenna of an unmanned aerial vehicle

Example methods, apparatus, systems, and machine-readable mediums for a dynamic shield system of cellular signals for an antenna of an unmanned aerial vehicle are disclosed. An example method may include receiving a navigation route for an unmanned aerial vehicle to execute during flight of the unmanned aerial vehicle and determining an orientation of a radio signal shield for an antenna of the unmanned aerial vehicle using ground level signal propagation information of radio signals for a network and the navigation route, wherein the radio signal shield prevents the radio signals from being received by the antenna from directions based on the orientation.

Geostationary high altitude platform

A geostationary platform is held afloat by a superpressure balloon. A suitable altitude is 25 km.

Antenna for the reception of circularly polarized satellite radio signals for satellite navigation on a vehicle

An antenna for the reception of circularly polarized satellite radio signals comprises a conductor loop that is arranged above a conductive base surface and that is configured as a ring line radiator that forms a resonant structure. Vertical radiators extending toward the conductive base surface are present at the periphery of the ring line radiator, with the excitation of the conductor loop taking place via one of the radiators as an active radiator.

Systems and methods for protecting retail display merchandise from theft

Security systems and methods configured for use with an item of merchandise for retail display include a housing, at least one sensor carried by the housing and at least one output device carried by the housing. The security system further includes a controller carried by the housing and operably coupled to the sensor and to the output device.

Electronic access control and location tracking system

A method and system that allows authorized individuals access into controlled access locations and the ability to grant temporary and limited access to guests into these locations. The method and system allow for navigational services to be provided to members and guests, and real-time tracking and confirmation to members and administrators that guests have arrived at their destination and did not enter any unauthorized areas.

Smart vehicle navigation and tracking system

A computer implemented method includes: receiving location information and data about a pre-established trip from one or more vehicles each having a respective navigation device; retrieving a comprehensive computerized map of parking spaces and tow zones within a target area; a processor of the data processing system providing navigation information that enables vehicle operators to locate at least one of approved parking spaces and safe parking spaces; and the processor providing alerts for drivers to avoid parking in tow zones and other restricted parking spaces in response to receipt of location information which indicates the driver's vehicle is in close proximity of a restricted parking space.. .

Kiosk cluster

Disclosed is a kiosk cluster. The kiosk cluster may include a plurality of kiosks.

Unsupervised approach to environment mapping at night using monocular vision

A trained feature network receives an image captured under low illumination conditions and pose data corresponding to the image. The trained feature network identifies a feature within the image and analyzes the image to extract feature information corresponding to the feature from the image.

System and scrolling through media files on touchscreen devices

Some embodiments include a system. The system can comprise: one or more processors; and one or more non-transitory computer-readable media storing computing instructions configured to run on the one or more processors and perform acts of: transmitting instructions to initiate a playback of a media file on an electronic device; receiving, from a user, an instruction to enter a navigation mode; in response to receiving the instruction to enter the navigation mode, transmitting instructions to display a set of multiple thumbnails on a display, wherein each thumbnail of the set of multiple thumbnails represents a different portion of the media file; receiving, from the user, an input indicating a request to view a first portion of the media file represented by a first thumbnail of the set of multiple thumbnails on the display; and transmitting instructions to resume the playback of the media file on the electronic device at the first portion of the media file represented by the first thumbnail of the set of multiple thumbnails on the display.

Multi-dimensional zone selection method in a communication device

A multi-dimensional zone selection method in a communication device is provided. The communication device comprises: a radio transceiver; a memory storing a plurality of zones arranged in a two-dimensional matrix, each of the plurality of zones indicative of a respective subset of one or more communication channels; an input interface; and, a controller.

Optical navigation device

There is provided a failure identification method of an optical navigation device including the steps of: constructing a fixed noise map according to image frames captured by an image sensor; calculating a feature value of the fixed noise map; identifying whether the fixed noise map is uniform or not according to the feature value; and generating an alert signal when the fixed noise map is non-uniform for indicating failure of the optical navigation device.. .

Retractable aerodynamic structures for cargo bodies and methods of controlling positioning of the same

A system that has electrically or electro-pneumatically actuated aerodynamic structures. An electric or electro-pneumatic actuator is employed, which receives signals from an existing anti-lock braking system (abs) controller to determine when actuation occurs.

Hidden satellite signal rejection for automated vehicle navigation system

A navigation system for an automated vehicle includes a receiver, a three-dimensional-model (3d-model), and a controller. The receiver detects signals from satellites for determining a location of a host-vehicle on a digital-map.

Using position estimate error bounds for safe vehicle navigation

A system that performs a method is disclosed. The system receives information about a map, which includes information about one or more zones in the map.

Performing autonomous path navigation using deep neural networks

A method, computer readable medium, and system are disclosed for performing autonomous path navigation using deep neural networks. The method includes the steps of receiving image data at a deep neural network (dnn), determining, by the dnn, both an orientation of a vehicle with respect to a path and a lateral position of the vehicle with respect to the path, utilizing the image data, and controlling a location of the vehicle, utilizing the orientation of the vehicle with respect to the path and the lateral position of the vehicle with respect to the path..

Global navigation satellite system vehicle position augmentation utilizing map enhanced dead reckoning

A method of enhancing global navigation satellite system performance includes the steps of (a) determining position information based upon (i) global navigation satellite system information, (ii) dead reckoning using one or more sensor inputs, and (iii) a correction signal, (b) when the global navigation satellite system information is unavailable, adjusting the position information and generating the correction signal based upon pre-defined map data, and (c) when the global navigation satellite system information is reacquired after being unavailable, suspending the dead reckoning for a predefined amount of time.. .

Apparatus and methods for geo-locating one or more objects

Apparatus and methods for geo-locating an object. In some examples, a device for determining a geolocation of an object can include a receiver, a signal generator, a detector, and a central processing unit.

Ground control point device and sar geodetic system

A ground control point device 100 is set up at a control point of a synthetic aperture radar (sar) geodetic system in which sar analysis. The ground control point device 100 comprises an sar microwave reflector 10 configured to reflect an sar microwave incident from an sar toward an incident direction, a global navigation satellite system (gnss) receiver 20 configured to receive a gnss wave to generate, based on the gnss wave, positional information, which indicates a position of the control point, a ground state detector 30 configured to detect a state of a ground under the control point, the state including at least a moisture content rate of the ground, and a control point data transmitter 40 configured to transmit, to outside, control point data, which includes the positional information and a detection value of the ground state detector 30..

Vehicular display device

A front object determiner determines an object on a traveling road surface in front of a host vehicle based on an image of a forward view captured by a front camera. A display controller draws an overlapping portion where a guide route calculated by a navigation device and the object determined by the front object determiner overlap each other in a display region on a windshield and a non-overlapping portion where the guide route and the object do not overlap each other in the display region on the windshield such that the overlapping portion is to be presented in a mode different from a mode for the non-overlapping portion..

Device, navigation

The systems and methods disclose a waypoint generation mechanism: a portable sensing device, wherein the portable sensing device includes at least an sensor to detect location, and a wireless transmitter, a mobile device that is configured to receive and store information of the locational differences between the two sample positions during a trip, and a cloud-based server that is configured to generate a map containing information of the locational differences between the two sample positions and the navigation way points for the trip using information received.. .

Critical system operations and simulations using wearable immersive augmented reality technology

A system, method and program product for utilizing wiar technology to aid in the navigation of a marine vessel. A system is provided that includes a wiar device for displaying marine navigation data and receiving command inputs; a middleware component that interfaces with the wiar device and a navigation system of a marine vessel; and a display coordinator that determines a set of display items to display on the wiar device, wherein the set of display items are determined in response to an operational mode of the marine vessel..

Navigation system utilizing yaw rate constraint during inertial dead reckoning

A system operating in a dead reckoning mode accumulates relative yaw measurements, i.e., measurements of rotation about a z-axis, made by one or more over mechanization update intervals and produces dead reckoning mechanization update values. The system accumulates the values over a turn rate accumulation period, calculates a yaw rate and determines if the yaw rate exceeds a turn rate threshold.

Apparatus and methods for training path navigation by robots

An apparatus and methods for training and/or operating a robotic device to follow a trajectory. A robotic vehicle may utilize a camera and stores the sequence of images of a visual scene seen when following a trajectory during training in an ordered buffer.

Method and system for computer assisted surgery

A method and system for computer assisted orthopedic feedback of at least one surgical object relative a pre-operative plan are disclosed. The pre-operative plan includes a virtual object, which is the virtual representation of the surgical object, and a virtual structure, which is the virtual representation of the patient structure.

Electromagnetic navigation device for guiding and tracking an interventional tool

An electromagnetic navigation device for guiding and tracking an interventional tool (40) within an anatomical region. The electromagnetic navigation device employs a guidewire (20) insertable into the anatomical region, and a hub (30) translatable and/or rotatable in conjunction with the interventional tool (40) relative to the guidewire (20).

Bone screw and instruments for probing position of bone screw

The present disclosure relates to polyaxial bone screws and methods that enable the positioning of the polyaxial bone screws to be reliably determined using a surgical navigation system including a navigation probe. In an embodiment, a polyaxial bone screw comprises a threaded shaft inserted in bone and a head connected to the shaft, the head being rotatable relative to the shaft about a centre of rotation of the head of the bone screw.

Collapsible upright wheeled walker apparatus

A collapsible upright wheeled walker with adjustable armrests that support sufficient user upper-body weight to facilitate a natural upright gait and provide unassisted mobility for a wide range of mobility-impaired individuals. The apparatus may be easily and quickly folded (and unfolded) and may include bilateral stabilizing wheel suspensions to facilitate navigation over uneven terrain.

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Technique and system of positioning a mobile terminal indoors

The technique and the system may be used for indoor positioning, where signals of navigation satellites are not available. In accordance with the technique patterns identifying location of the mobile terminal in a specific position may be detected, on the basis of data acquired from at least one inertial and non-inertial sensors in the process of movement of at least one mobile terminal; the path of movement of the above mobile terminal may be detected and saved in the local coordinate system associated with the above position, as well as data acquired from non-inertial sensors; statistically averaged parameters of conversion of local coordinate system of the mobile terminal may be generated in the positions detected in the process of terminal movement; at least one map of distribution of output values of non-inertial sensors may be prepared on the basis of data acquired at the previous step; the position of the above mobile terminal may be detected on the basis of data acquired at the previous step.

Systems and methods for navigating media assets

Systems and methods for presenting custom navigation options are described herein. In some embodiments, the media guidance application displays a first portion of a media asset, and receives a user selection of an entity depicted within the portion.

Video content presentment device

Aspects provide for the automated presentation of media content portions in response to user cognition profile data. Processors determine content navigation actions by a user observing a presentation of a first media content item, identify note-taking actions of the user during the presentation of the first media content item, map the determined navigation actions and the note-taking activities to an attribute of a portion of the first media content item, and generate a rule to automatically drive navigation through different portions of a presentation of media content that includes the first attribute, in correlation to the navigation actions and the note-taking activities mapped to the subject or level of complexity..

Systems and methods for navigating custom media presentations

Systems and methods for presenting custom navigation options are described herein. In some embodiments, the media guidance application displays a first portion of a media asset, and identifies a set of entities referenced in messages associated with the media asset.

System and location aware content management system

A content management system that is configured to receive, over a network, a request from a first application associated with a user to access a container in a content navigation structure, mark a location in the content navigation structure for the user based on activity by the user in the first application, associate a second application with the user and provide the marked location over the network to the second application to enable the second application to access the marked location.. .

Small boat navigation assist system

A server provides necessary data including at least map data and weather data for an ocean area to be navigated by a boat, and its ar-display data generating unit ar-displays a destination of the boat on captured forward-looking images displayed on a display of an information communication terminal at every via-target-point en route. And a server navigation data learning unit sequentially receives navigation data of the outboard motor from the terminal and learns navigation data that enables to reduce fuel consumption rate of an engine mounted on the outboard motor, and a server operation assist unit transmits the learned navigation data to the terminal so as to assist the operator's operation of the outboard motor accordingly..

Road hazard communication

Apparatus, systems, and/or methods may involve reporting a road hazard. Road hazard data may be collected for an object on a road, which may include automatically generated data from a device associated with the object causing a hazard.

System and projected tool trajectories for surgical navigation systems

The present disclosure teaches a system and method for communicating the spatial position and orientation of surgical instruments with respect to a surgical area of interest. Using a visual display of a surgical site generated by a camera feed, a computer generates a virtual overlay of the location and projected trajectory of a surgical instrument based on its current position and orientation.

Social network access via virtual-reality

A virtual-reality that includes multiple different features therein, those features arranged in a combined wall. The user can select from the multiple features by looking at the features for a specified amount of time for example 3 seconds.

Camera/object pose from predicted coordinates

Camera or object pose calculation is described, for example, to relocalize a mobile camera (such as on a smart phone) in a known environment or to compute the pose of an object moving relative to a fixed camera. The pose information is useful for robotics, augmented reality, navigation and other applications.

Proximity search and navigation for functional information systems

The invention includes an algorithmic method for dynamically computing complex relationships among objects of an underlying functional system. The invention includes a method to algorithmically determine a set of functional locations in n-dimensional functional space of a set of elements of a functional system by electronically representing a set of data entities in a database system, the database system comprising a logical data model for structuring data sets from which functional information can be derived, using the logical data model to associate a set of characteristics with a reference point in the functional information system, selecting a functional positioning algorithm, and wherein the functional positioning algorithm executes a set of steps that takes as input a set of characteristics and returns as output a set of locations in n-dimensional functional space..

Collection and control of user activity set data and activity set user interface

Techniques are described for creating and modifying task records and for controlling information displayed to a user in corresponding task representations. The task records are associated with more or more user activities, where each activity is associated with a record having an identifier for the activity, an application identifier that indicates a software application associated with the activity, and a content identifier identifying content associated with the software application and the activity.

Control of displayed activity information using navigational mnemonics

Techniques are described for obtaining user activity information and navigational mnemonic information. The activity information and navigational mnemonic information can be used to control information presented in displays in a manner that can assist a user in locating an activity using displayed navigational mnemonics.

Adjusting audio or graphical resolutions for data discovery

Techniques for managing and discovering data using visual or audible representations may be provided. The data, in some examples, may correspond with individual items, and the system may correlate each item with a representation of the item (e.g., for navigation, for accessibility, etc.).

A physical document for navigation

In one implementation, a system for using a physical document for navigation includes a receiver engine to receive an identifier location corresponding to an area selected on the physical document, a location engine to determine a location within a digital representation of the physical document corresponding to the identifier location, and a display engine to display information relating to the identifier location based on the identifier location and the corresponding location within the digital representation of the physical document.. .

Systems and methods for configurable operation of a robot based on area classification

A method of operating a mobile robot includes generating a segmentation map defining respective regions of a surface based on occupancy data that is collected by a mobile robot responsive to navigation of the surface, identifying sub-regions of at least one of the respective regions as non-clutter and clutter areas, and computing a coverage pattern based on identification of the sub-regions. The coverage pattern indicates a sequence for navigation of the non-clutter and clutter areas, and is provided to the mobile robot.

Robot with automatic styles

Embodiments provide a plurality of personalized, user selectable styles. Each style is determined by a combination of dimensions.

Integrated services platform

Implementations directed to providing a computer-implemented integrated services platform include actions of providing a central repository storing a plurality of computer-readable process models, each process model defining at least one process specific to a respective industry, and one or more computer-implemented assets for executing the at least one process, receiving user input including one or more parameters, the user input being received through a process model navigation portal of the integrated services platform, retrieving one or more process models from the central repository, each of the one or more process models being responsive to the one or more parameters, receiving user selection of a process model of the one or more process models, and delivering one or more computer-implemented services based on the process model using a delivery portal, the one or more services being accessed by end users through a multi-layer architecture of the integrated services platform.. .

Relay vehicle for transmitting positioning signals to rovers with an optimized dilution of precision

The invention discloses a constellation of relay vehicles comprising a receiver of navigation signals and a transmitter of positioning signals to an area of service where a number of rovers manoeuver, wherein the position of the relay vehicle may be adjusted to optimize one or more of an snr or a dop index of the positioning signals. In some embodiments, the optimal configuration of the constellation of relay vehicles may be further defined based on priority indexes allocated to the rovers.

Positioning system for global navigational satellite system

A positioning system for global navigational satellite system (gnss) includes a first receiver to measure a first carrier phase of a carrier signal emitted by a satellite and a second receiver to measure a second carrier phase of the carrier signal emitted by the satellite. The, first carrier phase includes a first carrier phase ambiguity as an unknown integer number of wavelengths of the carrier signal travelled between the satellite and the first receiver.

Geolocation with guided surface waves

Disclosed are various embodiments for fixing a navigational position using guided surface waves launched from guided surface wave waveguide probes at various ground stations. A navigation unit may fix its position by determining the travel time of guided surface waves from the ground stations to the navigation unit.

Navigation system and method

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for altering or generating a navigation path for a vehicle based on aggregated environmental data received from a plurality of vehicles. In one particular implementation, a vehicle may one or more sensors for determining a road condition and/or environmental information around a vehicle.

System and parking management

A system, computer readable medium, and a method for parking management are provided. The method receives, via communication circuitry, an input from an electronic device.

Automated image labeling for vehicles based on maps

A method and system for navigating a vehicle using automatically labeled images. The system includes a camera configured to capture an image of a roadway and an electronic processor communicatively connected to the camera.

Guidance audio cues for navigation assistance

In device-assisted navigation, audio navigation cues are often presented at particular locations along a route (e.g., “in 200 meters, turn left” and “turn left here”). However, if the user stops, navigation cues also stop since the user's position is not changing.

Navigation based on user intentions

Various systems and methods for generating navigation route plans based on user intents are described herein. A navigation system is disclosed that generates route plans based on user intents.

Location-based services system and method therefor

A system and method efficiently integrate a variety of available signals and sensors such as wireless signals, inertial sensors, image sensors, and/or the like, for robust navigation solutions in various environments while simultaneously generating and updating a location-based service (lbs) feature map.. .

Seamless transition from outdoor to indoor mapping

Techniques are described for seamlessly transitioning from a map that displays out-of-doors elements to a map that displays indoor elements, in response to detecting a transition event. The transition event may be, for example, that a navigation system that is generating the out-of-doors map has moved to an indoors location.

Navigation method, apparatus, storage medium and device

The present disclosure discloses a navigation method and an apparatus, and a storage medium and a device. The method comprises: obtaining a navigation start instruction for a set function; searching a navigation rule corresponding to the set function and locating a current position of a terminal according to the navigation start instruction; and forming a navigation route according to the current position and the navigation rule.

Boat navigation assist system, and navigation assist apparatus and server of the system

A navigation assist system having a plurality of navigation assist apparatuses installed on small boats like motorboats each fitted with an outboard motor to be able to navigate in a predetermined water area, and a server placed on land to communicate with the navigation assist apparatuses. Each of the navigation assist apparatuses detects a sharp turn position of the boat, adds the position to a danger level data downloaded from the server unit, and alerts an operator concerned when the boat approaches a region whose danger level is great..

Warehouse mapping tools

Warehouse mapping tools according to the present disclosure comprise a mobile mapping interface and a mobile computing device in communication with the mobile mapping interface. The mobile computing device can be configured to access waypoint data comprising location coordinates of a set of mapping waypoints, present graphical representations of the set of mapping waypoints at discrete locations in a representation of a warehouse environment, access mobile mapping data representing an elapsed travel path, access error metric data, present a graphical representation of the error metric data, and indicate a validation state of the elapsed travel path segment.

Integrity monitoring navigation systems with heterogeneous measurements

An integrity monitoring method for navigation systems with heterogeneous measurements is provided. Measurements from a plurality of different type navigation aiding sources are categorized by an information domain, an aiding class and an aiding section.

Head mounted display and maneuvering unmanned vehicle

A head mounted display capable of controlling maneuver of an unmanned vehicle, the head mounted display including a display section that allows visual recognition of an outside scene, a gnss information acquisition section that acquires a gnss information, a communication section capable of performing communication using wireless communication with the unmanned vehicle, and a control section, wherein the control section evaluates whether or not the unmanned vehicle has entered a visual field visually recognizable through the display section in a case where the unmanned vehicle travels in an automatic navigation mode in which the unmanned vehicle moves toward a position indicated by the gnss information and causes the unmanned vehicle to terminate the travel in the automatic navigation mode but travel in a specific navigation mode different from the automatic navigation mode in a case where the control section determines that the unmanned vehicle has entered the visual field.. .

Boat navigation assist system, and navigation assist apparatus and server of the system

A navigation assist system having a plurality of navigation assist apparatuses installed on small boats like motorboats each fitted with an outboard motor to be able to navigate in a predetermined water area, and a server placed on land to communicate with the navigation assist apparatuses. Each of the navigation assist apparatuses detects a trim-up position of the outboard motor, adds the position to a danger level data downloaded from the server unit, and alerts an operator concerned when the boat approaches a region whose danger level is great..

Method for calculating a setpoint for managing the fuel and electricity consumption of a hybrid motor vehicle

A method that calculates a setpoint for managing the fuel and electricity consumption of a hybrid motor vehicle includes: a) acquiring, by a navigation system on board the hybrid motor vehicle, a route to be traveled; b) dividing the route into consecutive portions; c) assigning attributes that characterize each portion; d) determining, for each of the portions, a curve or a map that links each fuel consumption value of the hybrid motor vehicle over the portion to a charge or discharge value of the traction battery; e) determining an optimal point of each curve or map, which makes it possible to minimize the fuel consumption of the hybrid motor vehicle over the entire route and to completely discharge the traction battery by the end of the route; and f) producing an energy management setpoint in accordance with the coordinates of the optimal points.. .

Drug tracking device

A drug dispensing-tracking device configured in the form of at least one of a cover, a sleeve, and a cap, and configured to connect with a drug-injection or storage device. The tracking device may comprise at least one or more of: an acoustic sensor, a vibration sensor, an optical sensor, an optical-navigation sensor, and a magnetic sensor, and any combination thereof.

Modular fluoro-navigation instrument

Characterized in that said instrument further comprises a registration phantom (30) separate from the tracker (20) comprising a plurality of radiopaque fiducials (31) and in that the base (10) and the registration phantom (30) comprise respective fixation means (12, 32) for reproducibly attaching the registration phantom to the base.. .

Surgical navigation system, surgical navigation method and program

A system stores clustering information obtained by clustering multiple sets of viewpoints relative to teeth of a three-dimensional model of a patient and projection images of a head including the teeth from the respective viewpoints. At the time of a surgery, the system creates comparative images from a photographed image taken by a monocular camera and searches for any viewpoint having a projection image similar to the comparative image sequentially from a first hierarchy to a final hierarchy in the clustering information.

Cavitation catheter

In some examples, a catheter includes an elongated body configured for navigation through vasculature of a patient, the elongated body having an inner wall that defines a lumen extending from a proximal portion to a distal portion. The elongated body is configured to pass a fluid through the lumen and out a distal end of the elongated body.

Appliance for dental navigation

An apparatus, method and kit are provided for registering a human jaw with a ct image of the human jaw. The apparatus includes a moldable retainer and an arm having a moldable link portion and a rigid fixation portion.

Systems, devices and methods for enhancing operative accuracy using inertial measurement units

Accuracy enhancing systems, devices and methods are provided using data obtained from inertial measurement units (imus). Imus are provided on one or more of a patient, surgical table, surgical instruments, imaging devices, navigation systems, and the like.

Hub for device navigation with optical shape sensed guidewire

A hub for an optical shape sensing reference includes a hub body (606) configured to receive an elongated flexible instrument (622) with a shape sensing system coupled to the flexible instrument within a path formed in the hub body. A profile (630) is formed in the hub body in the path to impart a hub template configured to distinguish a portion of the elongated flexible instrument within the hub in shape sensing data.

Robotic systems for navigation of luminal networks that compensate for physiological noise

Certain aspects relate to systems and techniques for luminal network navigation. Some aspects relate to incorporating respiratory frequency and/or magnitude into a navigation system to implement patient safety measures.

Method for switching roadside navigation unit in navigation system, and device

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for switching a roadside navigation unit in a navigation system. The method includes: receiving, by an obu, a switching notification message from a first rsu, where the switching notification message is used to instruct the obu to prepare to switch a home rsu of the obu from the first rsu to a second rsu; sending, by the obu, a registration request to the second rsu to request to obtain local path information of the obu within a coverage area of the second rsu; receiving, by the obu, the local path information; and switching, by the obu, the home rsu of the obu from the first rsu to the second rsu according to the local path information..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Method and user interface for accessing groups of media assets

Improved systems and methods to navigate, browse, search and/or playback digital media assets (e.g., media items) hosted on a media server are disclosed. One embodiment of the invention pertains to a user interface arrangement, such as a hierarchical menu system, that facilitates navigation, browsing and playing of media items remotely stored on a media server.
Apple Inc.

System and method to fetch aeronautical telecommunications network center information from navigational charts for aircraft communications

A system for aircraft communications comprises an avionics processing unit onboard an aircraft, and a computing platform onboard the aircraft and in operative communication with the avionics processing unit. The computing platform hosts at least one application and one or more aircraft navigational charts with air traffic control (atc) center identifying information.
Honeywell International Inc.

Method of registering an installed valve

A method of registering an installed valve, the installed valve having a marking associated to an identity, the method including providing a mobile communication device comprising a navigation satellite signal receiver, establishing a registration of the valve by reading the marking attached to the valve, establishing a valve location by means of the navigation satellite signal receiver, and transmitting at least one data package to a central server, the data package including a representation of the marking or the associated identity and the established valve location, receiving at the central server the at least one data package, establishing at the central server a valve record associating the identity to the established valve location, and storing the valve record in a database.. .
Avk Holding A/s

Biometric sensor with finger-force navigation

A mobile device may include a first fingerprint sensor, including a platen, residing on a first side of the mobile device, and a display residing on a second side of the mobile device. The second side may be opposite from the first side.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Systems and methods for zooming a selected portion of the graphics layer of a display screen

A zooming display system has multiple numbered zones, and is controlled to select the zones by zone number or by an arrow/navigation key. The zones are zoomed to a larger size.
Vizio 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.

Device, method, and graphical user interface for navigation of concurrently open software applications

An electronic device includes a touch-sensitive display and one or more programs stored in memory for execution by one or more processors. The one or more programs include instructions for displaying a first application view that corresponds to a first application in a plurality of concurrently open applications.
Apple Inc.

Graphical user interface (gui) controls

A system for controlling a menu based augmented reality (ar) graphical user interface (gui) according to predefined head movement positions, comprising a head mounted ar display and one or more hardware processors adapted to execute a code, the code comprising code instructions to present one or more selection menus of a gui displayed by the head mounted ar display, the selection menu(s) comprising one or more control display objects, code instructions to detect one or more predefined discrete head movement positions of the head mounted display by analyzing sensory data received from one or more orientation sensors monitoring orientation of the head mounted display, each of the predefined discrete head movement positions maps one of a plurality of navigation actions and code instructions to apply a respective navigation action mapped by the detected predefined discrete head movement position(s) on a currently pointed control object of the control display objects.. .
Rideon Ltd.

Apparatus and navigation control

Described herein are an apparatus and a method for controlling movement of a vehicle along a transportation path. The method includes receiving, by circuitry of an information processing apparatus, first marker information that is generated based on a first marker being detected by the vehicle, wherein the first marker being one of a plurality of markers located at predetermined positions.
Grey Orange Pte, Ltd.

Apparatus for enabling autonomous operation of land vehicle convoys using a robotic, bio-inspired enterprise (robbie)

A system and method for enabling a plurality of vehicles to be operated as a convoy with the lead vehicle driven by a human and one or more subsequent follower vehicles operated autonomously. The capability is enabled by, 1) the use of a 3d imaging lidar that provides high resolution observations of the preceding vehicle and the surrounding area with sufficient fidelity and timeliness to allow the autonomous navigation of the follower vehicle bearing the disclosed invention, and, 2) the use of a 3d image exploitation processing appliance that, using techniques that emulate how the human visual path processes and exploits imaging data from the eye, detects, classifies, and labels objects within the observed lidar field of view, in a manner to enable autonomous navigation of the follower vehicle..
Irvine Sensors Corporation

Driving assistance device

Disclosed herein is a technique for providing driving assistance for a driver in such a way as to increase the driver's degree of internal focus on driving if his or her degree of internal focus on driving is estimated to be low when deactivation of autonomous driving is predicted. Examples of such driving assistance include boosting the moving vehicle noise to be heard inside the vehicle's cabin, increasing sensitivity to a change in the vehicle's state responsive to driving operations, providing navigation to a road with features that would entertain the driver through driving, and giving guidance in exemplary driving operations..
Mazda Motor Corporation

Unmanned vehicle control and operation in a marine environment

Many different types of systems are utilized or tasks are performed in a marine environment. The present invention provides various configurations of unmanned vehicles, or drones, that can be operated and/or controlled for such systems or tasks.
Navico Holding As

Automated vehicle gps accuracy improvement using v2v communications

A navigation system for use on an automated vehicle includes a global-positioning-system-receiver (gps-receiver), a vehicle-to-vehicle-transceiver (v2v-transceiver), an object-detector, and a controller. The gps-receiver indicates a receiver-coordinate of a host-vehicle.
Delphi Technologies, Inc.

A initial alignment of an inertial navigation apparatus

A method for initial alignment of an inertial navigation apparatus, comprising the following steps: providing an apparatus loaded with a sensor, and preprocessing the sensor; carrying out relative alignment to calculate an installation error angle of the sensor; carrying out absolute alignment to calculate an installation attitude angle error of the sensor to increase an accuracy of an error attitude angle calculated during the relative alignment. The relative alignment process calculates a relative error attitude angle, the relative error attitude angle being used as the initial value for attitude error in a stat vector in the absolute alignment process, thereby accelerating convergence of the kalman filter.
Shanghai Huace Navigation Technology Ltd

Crowd sourced mapping with robust structural features

A location and mapping service is described that creates a global database of indoor navigation maps through crowd-sourcing and data fusion technologies. The navigation maps consist of a database of geo-referenced, uniquely described features in the multi-dimensional sensor space (e.g., including structural, rf, magnetic, image, acoustic, or other data) that are collected automatically as a tracked mobile device is moved through a building (e.g.
Trx Systems, Inc.

Moving body management system and method

Provided is a technique for reducing the calculation load in navigation management of a moving body within a freely navigable space. The system has a storage unit 21 for storing movement locus data showing a plurality of movement loci in which a moving body is moved in a two-dimensional or three-dimensional space in which free movement is possible; a network model management unit 11 for integrating sections approximated by the plurality of movement loci on the basis of the movement locus data, and generating a network model showing a route within the space; a navigation schedule calculation unit 13 for calculating a navigation schedule when a plurality of moving bodies planning to pass within the space navigate within that space according to the network model route; and a display processing unit 15 for outputting the calculated navigation schedule to a display apparatus..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Rendering road signs during navigation

Some embodiments of the invention provide a navigation application that presents road signs during a navigation presentation. In presenting the road signs, the application of some embodiments differentiates the appearance of road signs at junctions that require a change of direction from road signs at junctions that do not require a change of direction.
Apple Inc.

Radio blocking in a train control system

A train control system configured to automatically execute and ensure compliance with all requirements for radio blocking. A radio blocking module of the physical train control system of a lead train retrieves and displays the appropriate clearance points for acceptance by the train driver of the lead train.
New York Air Brake, Llc

Automatic driving navigation method, apparatus, and system, in-vehicle terminal, and server

An automatic driving navigation method, apparatus, and system, an in-vehicle terminal, and a server are provided. The method includes obtaining, by an in-vehicle terminal, satellite positioning data of a vehicle, receiving a differential positioning correction from a radio base station in a wireless network, and correcting the satellite positioning data using the differential positioning correction to obtain a high-precision location of the vehicle; providing, by the server, a lane level planning driving route to the in-vehicle terminal according to the high-precision location provided by the in-vehicle terminal and with reference to high-precision map information; and controlling, by the in-vehicle terminal according to the obtained high-precision location, the vehicle to automatically drive according to the lane level planning driving route.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Autonomous vehicle having pedestrian protection subsystem

An autonomous vehicle having a primary navigation system for controlling the direction of the vehicle as it travels across the landscape. In addition, the present invention has a pedestrian protection subsystem to supplement the navigation system using a real-time pedestrian protection subsystem.

Robotic navigation system and method

A robotic navigation system includes a handheld navigation unit associated with a frame of reference. The handheld navigation unit is moveable with respect to a plurality of axes and is configured to send movement signals based on movement of the handheld navigation unit.
Comprehensive Engineering Solutions, Inc.

System and method to assist users having reduced visual capability utilizing lighting device provided information

A lighting device obtains data related to objects and boundaries in an area in the vicinity of the lighting device, and a user wearable device provides a display (e.g. An augmented reality display based on the data related to the objects and the area boundaries) for a user/wearer.
Abl Ip Holding Llc

Robot system for oral cavity and tooth treatment

A robot system for oral cavity and tooth treatment. The system includes a console, a seat device, a robot and a navigation device.

Visibility event navigation method and system

A method of visibility event navigation includes receiving, via processing circuitry of a client device, a first visibility event packet from a server, the first visibility event packet including information representing 3d surface elements of an environmental model that are occluded from a first viewcell and not occluded from a second viewcell, the first and second viewcells representing spatial regions of a specified navigational route within a real environment modeled by the environmental model. The method also includes acquiring, surface information representing the visible surfaces of the real environment at a sensor and determining, a position in the real environment by matching the surface information to the visibility event packet information.
Primal Space Systems, Inc.

Distance and communication costs based aerial path planning

The systems and methods of the present disclosure provide a path panning algorithm for fixed-wing aerial vehicles that may be employed, particularly for monitoring of long linear infrastructures. The applicants' earlier patent applications address turn angle constraints for fixed wing aerial and maintaining transmission continuity in presence of coverage holes by imposing a plurality of constraints along with storage constraints.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Navigational device and methods

The present invention provides a wearable navigation forearm-band device for intuitive navigation of a user to his destination, the device including at least four tactile stimulus providers, each adapted to impact on different areas of a forearm of a user to provide a specific direction of movement of the user, wherein the device is adapted to receive commands from a communication apparatus to activate said vibration indicators response to a position of the user.. .
Trekace Technologies Ltd

Specialized calculator with graphical element and user interfaces

A specialized mortgage constant calculator may include at least four different modes, each mode associated with a graphical user interface tailored to the mode and displayed on an electronic display. In addition, the mortgage constant calculator may include an adjustable table with a persistent, adjustable frame of reference and other navigational tools that facilitate use of a table that may be far larger than a display area of the electronic display..
Mtl Ventures Llc

System and optimizing the routing and delivery of services and goods, and notifications related to same

A system and method that provides for the routing and delivery of services to consumers by providers is disclosed. The system enables providers to advertise and list the products and services they provide, and customers to solicit bids or to otherwise seek to engage a provider to perform a service or from whom to purchase a good.
Konnekti, Inc.

Global address system and method

This disclosure relates to a system, method, and computer-readable device configured to receive demographic and geographical information and create a unique global address therefrom. For example, the system comprises at least one processor configured to receive account information describing the remote user and global location data describing a remote location, validate the received information and data, determine navigational data, create a location code, and send the location code to a remote device..

System and detecting change using ontology based saliency

A system and method for identifying real time change in a scene of an unknown environment using an unmanned vehicle. In the context of unmanned vehicle navigation, it is critical to calculate the saliency map in real time and employ them in scene understanding.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Forward-facing multi-imaging system for navigating a vehicle

Systems and methods use cameras to provide autonomous navigation features. In one implementation, a driver-assist system is provided for a vehicle.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Room layout estimation methods and techniques

Systems and methods for estimating a layout of a room are disclosed. The room layout can comprise the location of a floor, one or more walls, and a ceiling.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Method for confidentially querying a location-based service by homomorphing cryptography

A method allowing a user confidentially to query a server including a database. The user builds, from an index of a desired entry, a vector encrypted by a homomorphic probabilistic cryptosystem, and transmits a request having the vector as an argument to the server.
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

System and navigating web-based application programs

A client device facilitates user navigation through a plurality of separate, but intercommunicating application programs that make up an integrated solution, to allow the user to perform desired functions or actions associated with those application programs using minimal effort. In particular, the user's navigation between the application programs are monitored as the user navigates the application programs to perform or invoke a desired function.
Ca, Inc.

Apparatus and optimizing navigation performance

Provided is a navigation system, which is effectively used depending on driver characteristics and driving conditions, wherein display performance of ducs including a cluster, front/rear avns, and operation systems thereof are controlled through a single controller.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Automated air traffic control of unmanned air vehicles

A method and system for automated air traffic management of unmanned vehicles that assures safety and continuous flow, even for vehicles of wide-ranging capabilities. Some embodiments include onboard equipment that distributes the burden of management across all the vehicles in a given airspace so that autonomous cooperation between vehicles creates useful group-level behavior.
Apium Inc.

Navigation system, navigation method, and recording medium

A navigation system includes a detector configured to detect a situation in a movable object, a determiner configured to determine a degree of activity of conversation in the movable object on the basis of a detection result by the detector, a movement plan setter configured to set a movement plan on the basis of setting information which is set by a user, and to change at least part of the set movement plan on the basis of a determination result by the determiner, and a navigator configured to navigate the movable object on the basis of the movement plan which is set or changed by the movement plan setter.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Drone-relative geofence

A drone receives an initiation signal which indicates that flight and/or navigation components of the drone are to be activated. Once activated, the drone then determines its initial position using a position-identifying radio signal.
Teal Drones, Inc.

System and assisted extravehicular activity self-return

A system and method for assisted eva self-return is provided herein. The system estimates a crewmember's navigation state relative to a fixed location, for example on an accompanying orbiting spacecraft, and computes a guidance trajectory for returning the crewmember to that fixed location.
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

System and assisted extravehicular activity self-return

A system and method for assisted eva self-return is provided herein. The system estimates a crewmember's navigation state relative to a fixed location, for example on an accompanying orbiting spacecraft, and computes a guidance trajectory for returning the crewmember to that fixed location.
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Navigation satellite system positioning with enhanced satellite-specific correction information

The invention relates to methods, notably carried out by global or regional navigation satellite system (nss) receivers, which involve receiving satellite-specific, nadir-angle dependent correction information associated with each of at least two nss satellites among a plurality of nss satellites. The correction information is useful to correct observed nss signals, so as to mitigate the effects of satellite-specific, nadir-angle dependent biases in the nss signals, and thus improve the performance of position determination systems.
Trimble Inc.

User-specific landmarks for navigation systems

A server identifies landmarks associated with users as the users take part in trips or otherwise interact with a navigation system. The server causes presentation of the identified landmarks to the users during future trips, such as part of navigational directions along a route to a particular destination, or on a visible portion of a map user interface.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Automatic control carpool lane for navigation terminal

An automatic control method for a carpool lane for a navigation terminal, may include setting a destination for the navigation terminal, checking a carpool lane along a route corresponding to the set destination, determining conditions for using the carpool lane, displaying settings for a carpool mode option on the navigation terminal when a vehicle being driven is allowed to use the carpool lane, and guiding the vehicle to the carpool lane when the carpool mode option is set.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and rendering navigation image and storage medium

The present disclosure discloses a method and apparatus for rendering a navigation image and storage medium, the method including: changing a frame limiting parameter according to a current navigation state parameter; and performing frame limiting processing on navigation image rendition according to the frame limiting parameter. According to the embodiments of the present disclosure, a rendered navigation image is determined according to the frame limiting parameter of the current navigation based on the navigation state parameters obtained by a mobile terminal, and the power consumption of the mobile terminal can be reduced without affecting the navigation map and the animated display effect, thereby increasing the per charge usage of the mobile terminal and enhancing the user experience..
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd

Techniques for adjusting the level of detail of driving instructions

A navigation system is configured to monitor various contextual data associated with the driving and navigation of a vehicle, and to scale the level of detail of driving instructions based on that contextual data. In doing so, the navigation system may estimate a level of familiarity that a driver of the vehicle has with a current route, and then identify and/or determine a degree to which the driver of the vehicle diverges from the current driving instructions.
Harman International Industries, Incorporated

Information processing device, information processing system, navigation system, information processing method, and program

An information processing device according to the present invention includes storage means, communication means, and control means. The storage means stores therein a spot image associated with a spot on a map.
Gurunavi, Inc.

Short-distance navigation provision

One embodiment provides a method, including: utilizing at least one processor to execute computer code that performs the steps of: capturing a wireless signal of a target entity, wherein the wireless signal provides the direction of the target entity with respect to a traveling entity; generating a location profile for the traveling entity, wherein the generating comprises: capturing, using an image capture device, at least one image of the environment surrounding the traveling entity; and determining movement information of the traveling entity, wherein the movement information comprises directional information and speed information; determining the location of the target entity, in view of the environment surrounding the traveling entity; and providing navigation details based upon the location profile, wherein the navigation details comprise instructions for navigating from the location of the traveling entity to the location of the target entity. Other aspects are described and claimed..
International Business Machines Corporation

Preventive measures for a cognitive impaired user

A computing device detects that an ignition switch of the vehicle was activated, wherein the vehicle includes a navigation device. The computing device requests a destination from the navigation device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Preventive measures for a cognitive impaired user

A computing device detects that an ignition switch of the vehicle was activated, wherein the vehicle includes a navigation device. The computing device requests a destination from the navigation device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Preventive measures for a cognitive impaired user

A computing device detects that an ignition switch of the vehicle was activated, wherein the vehicle includes a navigation device. The computing device requests a destination from the navigation device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Navigation system, user terminal, and navigation method

A navigation system includes: a guidance unit that sets, when a first user selects a second user, any of a location of the second user thus selected and the vicinity of the second user as a destination, and outputs, to the first user, guidance information for guiding the first user to the destination thus set; and a notification unit that notifies, when the destination is set, the second user of information on travel means that the first user uses to get to the destination.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Integrated vision-based and inertial sensor systems for use in vehicle navigation

A navigation system useful for providing speed and heading and other navigational data to a drive system of a moving body, e.g., a vehicle body or a mobile robot, to navigate through a space. The navigation system integrates an inertial navigation system, e.g., a unit or system based on an inertial measurement unit (imu).
Trimble Inc.

Utilization of dynamic downhole surveying measurements

A method for making dynamic gravity toolface measurements while rotating a downhole measurement tool in a borehole is disclosed. The method includes processing magnetic field measurements and accelerometer measurements to compute a toolface offset and further processing the toolface offset in combination with a magnetic toolface to obtain the dynamic gravity toolface.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Methods and systems for dredging

The invention relates to a dredging method for dredging a navigation channel for guaranteeing a nautical depth of a navigation channel. The method comprises performing agitation for mobilizing sediment and displacing the mobilized sediment to a collector which is embedded in the bottom of the navigation channel, the collector being a trench in the navigation channel wherein the trench has, when not being filled with sediment, a bottom level positioned substantially deeper than the nautical depth of the navigation channel.
Dotocean Nv

Autonomous electric agricultural vehicles

A fleet of one or more autonomous electric vehicles is provided for storing electricity and supplying electricity to an electrical grid, and performing agricultural operations, each vehicle of the multiple autonomous electric vehicles comprising: an energy system configured to store and supply electricity and configured for electrical connection with the electrical grid; a navigation system for autonomously navigating the vehicle; and an operating system configured to wirelessly receive vehicle instructions from a central system and to provide vehicle sub-system instructions to the energy system and the navigation system based on the vehicle instructions, the vehicle instructions based on at least one of electric utility grid parameters and agricultural parameters. In at least one embodiment, a single autonomous electric vehicle for storing electricity and supplying electricity to an electrical grid, and performing agricultural operations is provided..
Optoev, Inc.

Information processing system, on-vehicle device, and terminal device

Information can be displayed on display devices according to information to be notified. An information processing system 1 includes a navigation device 3, a mobile terminal 5, and a control server 7, wherein the navigation device 3 is connected to a head-up display 4 that can be visually recognized by a driver and includes a display panel 33a that can be visually recognized by the driver and a passenger other than the driver, the mobile terminal 5 transmits notification information to the navigation device 3 and transmits notification related information regarding the notification information to the control server 7, the control server 7 determines a display device that displays information based on the notification information in the navigation device 3 based on the notification related information received from the mobile terminal 5 and transmits display location information indicating the determined display device to the navigation device 3, and the navigation device 3 displays the information based on the notification information on the display device indicated by the received display location information..
Clarion Co., Ltd.

Navigation guidewire with shielded sensor coil

An apparatus includes a proximal coil, a distal potion, a navigation sensor, and a communication wire. The proximal coil is formed by a wire wrapped in a helical configuration.
Acclarent, Inc.

Robotic control of an endovascular deployment device with optical shape sensing feedback

A robotic system for operating a endovascular deployment device (40) including a treatment device (43) mounted to a delivery tool (42) connected to a proximal control (41), and further including an optical shape sensor (44) (e.g., an endograft endovascular deployment device incorporating an optical shape sensor). The robotic system employs a robot (50) attachable to proximal control (41) and/or delivery tool (42) for navigating the treatment device (43) within a cardiovascular system (e.g., a robot controlling an axial rotation and/or axial translation of an endograft mounted to a sheath catheter).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Robotic navigation of robotic surgical systems

In certain embodiments, the systems, apparatus, and methods disclosed herein relate to robotic surgical systems with built-in navigation capability for patient position tracking and surgical instrument guidance during a surgical procedure, without the need for a separate navigation system. Robotic based navigation of surgical instruments during surgical procedures allows for easy registration and operative volume identification and tracking.
Kb Medical Sa

Single-port surgical procedure using image guided articulated robot

A robotic surgical system employing a treatment catheter (30) (e.g., a thermoablation catheter or a cyroablation catheter), and an articulated robot (40) including a the linkages for navigating the treatment catheter (30) within an anatomical region. The robotic surgical system further employs a robot controller (41) for controlling a navigation by the articulated robot (40) of the treatment catheter (30) along a intraoperative treatment path within the anatomical region relative to the anatomical structure derived from a planned treatment path within the anatomical region relative to the anatomical structure based on a registration between the articulated robot (40) and a preoperative image (21a) illustrative of the planned treatment path within the anatomical region relative to the anatomical structure..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Medical imaging apparatus and surgical navigation system

A surgical information processing apparatus, including circuitry that obtains position information of a surgical imaging device, the position information indicating displacement of the surgical imaging device from a predetermined position, in a registration mode, obtain first image information from the surgical imaging device regarding a position of a surgical component, determines the position of the surgical component based on the first image information and the position information, and in an imaging mode, obtains second image information from the surgical imaging device of the surgical component based on the determined position.. .
Sony Corporation

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

A medical navigation system is provided for registering a patient for a medical procedure with the medical navigation system using fiducial markers. The fiducial markers are placed on the patient prior to a 3d scan and the fiducial markers each have a target for use with a tracking system.

Tracking device using a bone plate for attaching to a patient's anatomy

A tracking device for a surgical navigational system. A tracking head includes tracking elements configured to communicate tracking information to the surgical navigation system.
Mako Surgical Corp.

Handle remote control for use with bronchoscopy navigation system

A surgical system includes an extended working channel, a magnetic field generator, a sensor, a workstation, a computer readable recording medium, and a remote control handle. The extended working channel is sized for insertion into the working channel of a bronchoscope and to receive one or more instruments therethrough.
Covidien Lp

Navigational control system for a robotic device

An autonomous cleaning apparatus includes a chassis, a drive system disposed on the chassis and operable to enable movement of the cleaning apparatus, and a controller in communication with the drive system. The controller includes a processor operable to control the drive system to steer movement of the cleaning apparatus.
Irobot Corporation

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Celestial navigation using laser communication system

A laser communication system its integrated microradian-accuracy acquisition and tracking sensor (ats) to perform a celestial navigation fix to determine the attitude of the laser communications payload, including the integrated ats and the co-boresighted laser beam, prior to establishing a laser communication link with a second vehicle such as a high-altitude aircraft or satellite. The laser communication system may use a legacy platform ins to initially point its narrow fov ats at one or more stars to obtain the vehicle's attitude therefrom.

In-vehicle noise control system and control method thereof

An in-vehicle noise control system is provided. The system includes speakers that output navigation guidance sound and audio content reproduced at a head unit of a vehicle.

Method and providing an aircraft with data for a satellite navigation-based automatic landing

In order to provide an aircraft with gls (gbas landing system) data packets for a satellite navigation-based automatic landing, the gls data packets comprising gbas (ground-based augmentation system) correction data for a satellite navigation and fas data that describes a set approach path of the aircraft, sbas (satellite-based augmentation system) correction data for the satellite navigation are received from an sbas satellite. The received sbas correction data are converted into gbas correction data.

Unmanned aircraft, and navigation

An unmanned aircraft navigation system includes a master navigation device, a slave navigation device, and a controller. The master navigation device includes at least one measurement component.

Performance-based track variation for aircraft flight management

An example method for modifying a flight path of an aircraft includes receiving real time positioning estimates for an aircraft, receiving an actual navigation performance (anp) of the aircraft informative of uncertainty in the position estimate, receiving a required navigation performance (rnp) instrument flight procedure for the aircraft, receiving spacing input from an air traffic controller that indicates spacing requirements between the aircraft and one or more other aircraft, receiving information relating to communities underneath the flight path, calculating, by a system onboard the aircraft, a modification to the flight path to be flown by the aircraft that causes the aircraft to remain within the containment boundaries of the rnp instrument flight procedure while reducing noise impact to the communities underneath the flight path and meeting the spacing requirements of the air traffic controller, and displaying a visual representation of a modified flight path for the aircraft.. .

Home and work navigation information in main radio display with immediate navigation access

A system and method is used with a vehicle to provide updated real time information to an operator concerning a selected location. The system may have a processor, a non-volatile memory, an interface and a display system in communication with one another.

Vehicle navigation under control of an interactive terminal

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method of an interactive server system for providing location information to an in-vehicle terminal. The method can include receiving location information and indication information from an interactive client, the indication information indicating address information of the in-vehicle terminal, obtaining the address information of the in-vehicle terminal based on the received indication information, sending the location information to the in-vehicle terminal according to the address information of the in-vehicle terminal, and instructing the in-vehicle terminal to generate a navigation path according to the location information..

Systems and methods for autonomous vehicle navigation

A navigation processor comprising processing circuitry adapted to determine an initial optimal route for traversing the vehicle from a given point in the one or more areas to another point in the one or more areas by computationally resolving a constrained minimization problem.. .

System for risk mitigation based on road geometry and weather factors

A method is disclosed for mitigating the risks associated with driving by assigning risk values to road segments and using those risk values to select less risky travel routes. Various approaches to helping users mitigate risk are presented.

Intention recognition

Some embodiments provide an autonomous navigation system which autonomously navigates a vehicle through an environment based on predicted trajectories of one or more separate dynamic elements through the environment. The system identifies contextual cues associated with a monitored dynamic element, based on features of the dynamic element and actions of the dynamic element relative to various elements of the environment, including motions relative to other dynamic elements.

Methods, apparatuses, browsers, and electronic devices for providing website navigation icons

The present disclosure provides a method, an apparatus, a browser, and electronic devices for providing website navigation icons. The method includes providing a website navigation icon; and through the website navigation icon, providing a service offered within the website that is navigated by the website navigation icon.

Three dimensional navigation of listing information

Computerized methods and systems for three-dimensional (3-d) displaying and navigating of search results are provided. In some embodiments, a criterion may be received from a user of a publication system.

Task switching or task launching based on a ranked list of tasks

A technique includes determining a ranked list of tasks that are ranked based on a likelihood of being selected by a user, the ranked list of tasks including a site identifier that identifies a site and a mode of navigation for the site as either a launch mode to launch a new page from the site or a switch mode to switch to a stored context of the site, displaying a task switcher/launcher interface that includes a selectable icon for a plurality of tasks from the ranked list of tasks, receiving, by a client application, a signal selecting one of the displayed tasks, determining a site and a mode of navigation for the selected task, and performing, by the client application, site navigation for the selected task based upon the mode of navigation for the selected task. A mode of navigation may include launch mode or switch mode..

Tracker for cursor navigation

A system for a tracker for cursor navigation is described herein. The system includes a display, camera, memory, and processor.

Navigation of autonomous vehicles to enhance safety under one or more fault conditions

Various embodiments relate generally to autonomous vehicles and associated mechanical, electrical and electronic hardware, computing software, including autonomy applications, image processing applications, etc., and computing systems, and wired and wireless network communications to facilitate autonomous control of vehicles, and, more specifically, to systems, devices, and methods configured to navigate autonomous vehicles under one or more fault conditions. In some examples, a method may include localizing an autonomous vehicle, accessing map data to identify safe zones, computing drive parameters and alternate drive parameters, detecting an anomalous event, and apply alternate drive parameters to a vehicle control unit..

System for checking the plausibility of satellite signals from global navigation systems

A system for receiving and processing satellite signals from satellites of global navigation systems, in particular for a vehicle, having a signal path includes a signal conditioning unit for conditioning received satellite signals, an analysis unit for analyzing the conditioned satellite signals, and a position determination unit for determining measured values utilizing the satellite signals provided by the analysis unit. The measured values include a position, a speed, and/or a satellite time.

Railway positioning method and system

A railway positioning method, based on the movement of a train determined by a signal receiver of a satellite navigation system embedded onboard the train, and on the movement of the train determined by an odometer embedded onboard the train, and a map of the railway tracks, by determination of the ionospheric propagation bias corresponding to a propagation bias of the signal carrier phase of the satellite navigation system, comprises the steps of, by line of sight of the satellites of the navigation system: estimating the biased ionospheric drift by difference between an integrated doppler term determined by the receiver and a biased estimation of the movement of the train by the odometer; estimating the odometer drift bias and the drift bias of the local clock of the receiver, by least squares resolution of the speed determined by the satellite navigation system, of the drift bias of the local clock of the receiver, and of the odometer drift bias; correcting the estimation of the ionospheric drift, by subtraction of the estimated odometer drift bias; and correcting the integrated doppler term using the drift bias of the local clock of the receiver and the ionospheric drift bias, and correcting the pseudo-distance deviations using the ionospheric drift bias.. .

False alarm distribution in advanced receiver autonomous integrity monitoring

A global navigation satellite system receiver comprising at least one processor is provided. The processor is configured to: determine a weighted false alarm probability allocation for at least one sub-solution in a solution separation based integrity monitoring module, wherein the weighted false alarm probability allocation is based on pre-determined values for missed detection probability and fault probability for the sub-solution, wherein the at least one sub-solution is created by excluding a set of potentially faulty satellites from a full solution, wherein a fault mode occurs when there is a faulty satellite in the excluded set of potentially faulty satellite, wherein the at least one sub-solution's missed detection probability is probability that detection of associated fault mode occurrence in a sub-solution was missed, and wherein the at least one sub-solution's fault probability is probability that the fault mode occurs; compute a weighted protection level based on the weighted false alarm probability..

Methods for a multi-function electronically steered weather radar

A weather radar with a transmission antenna array that outputs a high aspect ratio fmcw transmission beam that illuminates an area in the field of regard in elevation and may be electronically scanned in azimuth. The weather radar includes a receive array and receive electronics that may receive the reflected return radar signals and electronically form a plurality of receive beams that may be used to determine characteristics of the area in the field of regard.

Assembly for implementing an aircraft trajectory and related process

An assembly for implementing an aircraft trajectory includes a flight management system including a viewer, and a display application, on the viewer, for navigation data of the aircraft including waypoints of the aircraft along a trajectory. The flight management system includes an application for recovering tactical track monitoring data, the display application being able to display, dynamically on the viewer, a tactical track positioning symbol corresponding to the or each tactical track being monitored, the position of the positioning symbol being updated by the display application as a function of position data of the aircraft and tactical track monitoring data corresponding to the tactical track, received from a data acquisition apparatus, via a data transmission system..

Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing route guidance to multiple points of interest

A method, apparatus, and computer program product are therefore provided for providing a navigation user interface to a plurality of points of interest. Methods may include receiving an indication of a location; receiving an indication of a category of points of interest; identifying a plurality of points of interest associated with the category; generating point of interest specific routes from the location to each of the plurality of points of interest; identifying portions of the point of interest specific routes that are common to more than one point of interest; generating a plurality of consolidated routes, where multiple points of interest are located along at least one of the plurality of consolidated routes; and providing for presentation of the plurality of consolidated routes, where each of the plurality of consolidated routes is distinguished, based at least in part, on the number of points of interest that are located along the respective consolidated route..

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.

Method and cart navigation

An apparatus and method are disclosed for cart navigation using a portable device that is conveyed by the cart, but may be tethered or untethered and wherein mobility of the portable device may be constrained or unconstrained within the cart. The cart may be any apparatus propelled by on foot motion of a user.

Autonomous vehicle virtual reality navigation system

The virtual reality navigation system can display the position of an autonomous vehicle at a predetermined amount of time in the future via virtual reality. A virtual reality display can display a virtual reality autonomous vehicle, as if the virtual reality autonomous vehicle is the autonomous vehicle operating at the predetermined amount of time in the future.

Determining alternative route by navigation system

A vehicle navigation system may receive, from an external computer system, a first route to a destination from a current position of the vehicle navigation system. A current speed of the vehicle navigation system as the vehicle navigation system travels on the first route may be provided to the external computer system.

System for building situation awareness

A system for generating a map for use in the navigation of one or more vessels includes: one or more sensor sub-systems provided on a vessel and configured for sensing, in real-time, the presence of obstacles within a local environment of the vessel; a processor associated with the one or more sensor sub-systems for collecting the sensor data and configured for generating therefrom, in a serialised digital format, a real-time map of the local environment surrounding the vessel; data communication means between the processor and a remotely located hub in data communication with remote sensing systems located remotely from the vessel. The hub is configured to collect sensor data from a source remote from the vessel and communicate the sensor data to the processor.

Adaptive navigation for airborne, ground and dismount applications (anagda)

An adaptive navigation system for airborne, ground and dismount applications. The system performs adaptive fusion of all sensed signals, information sources, and databases that may be available on a single or multiple cooperative platforms to provide optimal positioning, navigation, and timing (pnt) state.

Video sensor fusion and model based virtual and augmented reality systems and methods

Techniques are disclosed for systems and methods for video based sensor fusion with respect to mobile structures. A mobile structure may include at least one imaging module and multiple navigational sensors and/or receive navigational data from various sources.

Sonar sensor fusion and model based virtual and augmented reality systems and methods

Techniques are disclosed for systems and methods for sensor fusion with respect to mobile structures. A mobile structure may include multiple ranging sensor systems and/or receive navigational data from various sensors.

Navigation systems for wheeled carts

Examples of systems and methods for locating movable objects such as carts (e.g., shopping carts) are disclosed. Such systems and methods can use dead reckoning techniques to estimate the current position of the movable object.

Intelligent power wheelchair and related methods

Methods and systems to enhance a power wheelchair with a smart or intelligent wheelchair package. In one embodiment, the package, controlled by a computer, provides at least a wheelchair navigation system to allow a person to navigate the wheelchair through indoor and outdoor locations.

Generating and using a location fingerprinting map

A computerized method for building a multisensory location map, the method may include: receiving, by an interface, multiple multisensory data vectors acquired by multiple mobile devices at multiple locations and location estimates indicative of the multiple locations; wherein at least a majority of the multiple locations are located within an area in which a granularity of global positioning system (gps) based navigation is below an allowable threshold; wherein the location estimates are at least partially generated by internal navigation systems of the multiple mobile devices; and calculating, by a map calculator, in response to the multiple multisensory data vectors and the location estimates, a location fingerprinting map that comprises multiple grid points, wherein each grid point comprises a multisensory grid point fingerprint and grid point location information.. .
Navin Systems Ltd.

Tilts as a measure of user engagement for multiview interactive digital media representations

Various embodiments of the present invention relate generally to systems and methods for analyzing and manipulating images and video. According to particular embodiments, the spatial relationship between multiple images and video is analyzed together with location information data, for purposes of creating a representation referred to herein as a multi-view interactive digital media representation for presentation on a device.
Fyusion, Inc.

In-vehicle handsfree apparatus and data transfer method

An in-vehicle navigation apparatus with a handsfree function establishes a bluetooth communication link with a cellular phone. When receiving from the cellular phone outgoing call history data and incoming call history data, which were stored in the cellular phone before establishing the bluetooth communication link, the in-vehicle navigation apparatus stores, in a work memory, the received outgoing call history data and the received incoming call history data, equally to, of the navigation apparatus itself, outgoing call history data and incoming call history data.
Denso Corporation

Portable countermeasure device against unmanned systems

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

Self-locating light-based communication enabled luminaires

Techniques are disclosed for programming a luminaire position for light-based communication (lcom) luminaires within an array of luminaires using position information provided by passing mobile computing devices. This position information can be received as, for example, as a specific coordinate (e.g., x-y coordinates of a grid-based map) or as movement data of the mobile computing device relative to an initial known reference location.
Osram Sylvania Inc.

Transportation using network of unmanned aerial vehicles

Embodiments described herein include a delivery system having unmanned aerial delivery vehicles and a logistics network for control and monitoring. In certain embodiments, a ground station provides a location for interfacing between the delivery vehicles, packages carried by the vehicles and users.
Singularity University

Vehicle operation assistance

Embodiments, systems, and techniques for vehicle operation assistance are provided herein. Vehicle operation assistance may be provided by monitoring characteristics of an occupant of a vehicle and determining an emergency status for the occupant based on characteristics of the occupant, transmitting a request for help based on the emergency status indicating the occupant of the vehicle is experiencing an emergency, receiving a “follow me” request from a potential leader vehicle, enabling follower mode such that vehicle is a follower vehicle and the potential leader vehicle is a leader vehicle, establishing a connection with the leader vehicle and receiving navigation instructions from the leader vehicle based on the vehicle being in follower mode, generating driving action commands based on navigation instructions, and executing respective driving action commands in an autonomous fashion based on the vehicle being in follower mode..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Three-dimensional surface texturing

A scanned texture can be applied to a three-dimensional model using a scanner. A user can scan a surface texture with a three-dimensional scanner and then use the same scanner as a three-dimensional input device to apply the texture to a three-dimensional model displayed in a virtual modeling environment.
Makerbot Industries, Llc

Tilts as a measure of user engagement for multiview digital media representations

Various embodiments of the present invention relate generally to systems and methods for analyzing and manipulating images and video. According to particular embodiments, the spatial relationship between multiple images and video is analyzed together with location information data, for purposes of creating a representation referred to herein as a multi-view interactive digital media representation for presentation on a device.
Fyusion, Inc.

Tilts as a measure of user engagement for multiview digital media representations

Various embodiments of the present invention relate generally to systems and methods for analyzing and manipulating images and video. According to particular embodiments, the spatial relationship between multiple images and video is analyzed together with location information data, for purposes of creating a representation referred to herein as a multi-view interactive digital media representation for presentation on a device.
Fyusion, Inc.

System and light and image projection

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, devices, and the like, for controlling the projection of an array of lights or an image from a headlight of a vehicle in response to information provided by one or more sensors or user inputs. The projection may be utilized to highlight an object in or near the path of travel of a vehicle.
Apple Inc.

Trie-structure formulation and navigation for joining

A computer-navigable trie structure used in order to represent predicates for matching foreign keys to primary rows in a primary table. The predicates may be wide ranging, and each may be represented by a corresponding descendant path of the trie structure, and defines which foreign keys are to be mapped to the particular row.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Hearing device incorporating user interactive auditory display

A hearing device comprises a processor configured to generate a virtual auditory display comprising a sound field, a plurality of disparate sound field zones, and a plurality of quite zones that provide acoustic contrast between the sound field zones. The sound field zones and the quiet zones remain positionally stationary within the sound field.
Starkey Laboratories, Inc.

System for consumption and generation of media by visually impaired

The present invention is a system and method to enable visually impaired persons to consume and generate media, digital and non-digital, from multiple sources, using a computer, hardware and software components. To minimize visual distractions and screen content unreadable to persons with visual impairments, the system conceals the underlying operating system, presenting a replacement interface with minimal but large icons with standard images, large text, contrasting colors, oral recitations, reduced command sequences and vertical scrolling that enables media consumption by such persons.

Electronic apparatus

To provide an electronic apparatus capable of easily and accurately performing an operation of changing a display. A navigation system displays standard map information in small scale on a liquid crystal display device, and displays status information on movement speed of a vehicle or guidance information on distance and direction to a cross point to turn next on a head-up display device.
Tohoku Pioneer Corporation

Hop navigation

Apparatus and methods related to hop navigation on mobile devices are provided. A computing device can generate a first visible display displaying a first screen.
Google Llc

Secure control of unmanned vehicles

The present invention provides a method, system and devices to establish safe mechanisms for controlling aerial navigation of unmanned vehicles (for example. Unmanned aerial vehicles, uavs).
Tecteco Security Systems, S.l.

Method and system for performing precise point positioning (ppp) ambiguity resolution using gnss triple frequency signals

Methods and systems for performing precise point positioning (ppp) ambiguity resolution using global navigation satellite systems (gnss) triple frequency signals are described. In an embodiment, the method may include computing, using a processing device, an l1/l2 or l2/l5 wide-lane fractional bias model, in which the bias is split into one direction-independent and three direction-dependent bias components for each satellite.
Profound Positioning Inc.

Positioning satellite selection device, positioning information transmitting device, and positioning system

A positioning satellite selection device that obtains a selection combination of positioning satellites used for positioning of a positioning target, and includes: a positioning data acquisition unit that acquires positioning data or navigation information, a range observation value, and an error correction value of this range observation value of a positioning satellite; a satellite position calculator that calculates a satellite position of the positioning satellite from the navigation information; a quality evaluation unit that evaluates quality of the positioning data; a shortest time designation unit that sets a shortest selection time during which the positioning satellite is selected to a larger value as poorer the quality; a plan creator that obtains the selection combination by selecting a positioning satellite conditioned on selecting for longer than the shortest selection time; and a plan storage that stores a plan of the selection combination of positioning satellites.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Controlling navigation software on a portable device from the head unit of a vehicle

A mapping between controls of the head unit of a vehicle and functions of a navigation service application running on a portable device is received. Subsequently, an indication that one of the controls has been actuated is received via a communication link between the portable device and the head unit.
Google Llc

Safe routing for navigation systems

Examples provided herein describe a navigation system to identify routes that take safety considerations into account. The system accesses safety data from various sources and computes safety data for individual road segments of a map database at multiple times for each road segment.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Method and system for providing route guidance using navigation system

A method and system for providing service using a navigation system are disclosed. A method of providing route guidance performed by a navigation server may include receiving input time information for a source and a destination from a device when the source and the destination are inputted on a device, searching for a section connecting the source and the destination based on the input time information, determining whether a route for the section is present, wherein the route is generated by connecting nodes within the section, providing the device with a list of at least one route within the section if the route for the section is present, and notifying a ranking and game server so that the ranking and game server offers a reward to the device based on driving result information obtained..
Nhn Entertainment Corporation

Fusion navigation device and method based on wireless fingerprints and mems sensor

An integration navigation device and method in which wireless signal strength data collecting and processing module obtains first position information of target to be detected; a sensor data collecting and processing module obtains, according to state change information of the target to be detected, second position information of the target to be detected; a data integration module fuses the first position information and the second position information and feeds back the fused result to the wireless signal strength data collecting and processing module and the sensor data collecting and processing module to perform data processing of the next moment.. .
Southeast University

Remote control unit and electric bicycle

A remote control unit for a display unit of an electric bicycle, the remote control unit being situated in the region of a handlebar grip remote from display unit and having assistance selection keys for the selection of the assistance level and having at least one input device for the menu navigation and selection of menu items shown on display unit. Input unit and assistance selection keys together are situated along a common line.
Biketec Ag

Computed tomography enhanced fluoroscopic system, device, and utilizing the same

A system and method for enhanced navigation for use during a surgical procedure including planning a navigation path to a target using a first data set of computed tomography images previously acquired; navigating a marker placement device to the target using the navigation path; placing a plurality of markers in tissue proximate the target; acquiring a second data set of computed tomography images including the plurality of markers; planning a second navigation path to a second target using the second data set of computed tomography images; navigating a medical instrument to a second target; capturing fluoroscopic data of tissue proximate the target; and registering the fluoroscopic data to the second data set of computed tomography images based on marker position and orientation within the real-time fluoroscopic data and the second data set of computed tomography images.. .
Covidien Lp

Systems and methods for surgical tracking and visualization of hidden anatomical features

This invention provides systems and methods for using spatially localized sensor data to construct a multi-dimensional map of the location of key anatomical features, as well as systems and methods for utilizing this map to present location-based information to the surgeon and/or to an automated surgical navigation system. The location map is updated during surgery, so as to retain accuracy even in the presence of muscle-induced motion or deformation of the anatomy, as well as tissue location changes induced by translations or deformations induced by surgical dissection, surgical instrument contact, or biologically-induced tissue motion associated with activities such as respiration, anesthesia-induced gag reflex, blood flow/pulsation, and/or larger-scale changes in patient posture/positioning..
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Endoscopic systems, devices and methods

Example embodiments relate generally to endoscopic systems, devices, and methods. The system may include a main body, actuation control members, navigation section, and anchor assembly.
Bio-medical Engineering (hk) Limited

Aircraft container tracking device

A wireless transmitter device that has a baseline ‘off’ status, turning its data transmission module ‘on’ only under certain specific circumstances, thus allowing the device to be used on aircraft without concern of the device activating and transmitting location data that might interfere with the aircraft navigation and/or communication systems. The data transmission module may be turned on manually, may be activated based on time, or may be activated based on motion.
Senaya, Inc.

Probabilistic landmark navigation (pln) system

A probabilistic landmark navigation system is arranged to obtain from one or more image sensors one or more terrain images of a target terrain to be traversed by a vehicle. The terrain images are characterized by multiple individually non-distinctive terrain features without distinctively identifiable landmark features.
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Navigation system with traffic flow mechanism and operation thereof

A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a buffer distance meeting or exceeding a size threshold between obstacle locations; determining a merge timing based on a current location relative to the buffer distance; determining a lane placement based on a travel time meeting or exceeding a time threshold; and executing a lane merge operation with a control unit based on the merge timing, the lane placement, or a combination thereof for guiding a user's vehicle to merge onto a lane different from currently traveled.. .
Telenav, Inc.

System and next generation themepark navigation

A method for providing holistic wait times of theme park attractions is provided. The method includes acquiring location information of a visitor by identifying a location of a user device accompanying the visitor.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Detachable display system

Systems and methods including detachable passive or interactive display that interface with fixed size portable communication or display device providing variable size display capability. Detachable display can comprise compartment for seamlessly accommodating portable communication or display device.

Content as navigation

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to systems and methods for using content as navigation in an application. In one aspect, rendering of a first column including one or more content previews in a user interface to an application is initiated.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

User interface element for building interior previewing and navigation

Methods of communicating, displaying, and storing information relating to structures, as well as apparatuses for executing such methods, are provided. The methods can be executed on touchscreen electronic devices and may be particularly useful for shopping center, cruise ship, museum, and construction applications.
The Florida International University Board Of Trustees

An autonomous vehicle control system

A drone control system for controlling a drone which includes an onboard-flight-system previously configured to receive navigational-data in a format compliant with a standard navigational data transmission protocol. The system includes a remote-sensor and an interface.
Elbit Systems Land And C4i Ltd.

System and determining navigational hazards

A system and method for identifying navigational hazards is disclosed. In some examples, the system can be included in, or the method can be performed by, a vehicle.
Faraday&future Inc.

Systems and methods for delivering merchandise using unmanned aerial vehicles

In some embodiments, apparatuses and methods are provided herein useful to deliver merchandise to landing locations. In some embodiments, there is a provided a system including: a remote navigational control system operable by a human pilot to control a flight of an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) with the uav including: a two-way communication unit; a sensor configured to capture images; and a control circuit.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Shared control of vehicle functions

Control of functions associated with a vehicle can be shared between a vehicle operator and a communication device and associated user. The communication device can comprise a control component used to facilitate controlling or sharing control of certain functions associated with the vehicle.
The Directv Group, Inc.

Method and assembly for determining position

A position is determined using gnss (global navigation satellite systems) with an antenna assembly having a number of antennas that are oriented with different direction vectors. Antenna-received signals are supplied to an evaluation assembly, which includes gnss receivers and an evaluation device.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Positioning mobile terminal, and mobile terminal

A positioning method and apparatus for a mobile terminal, and a mobile terminal. After a first time period elapses, a main processor obtains m pieces of reliable navigation data from n pieces of buffered navigation data of the mobile terminal, and obtains k pieces of buffered position change data of the mobile terminal.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Real-time locating system using gps time difference of arrival with digital off-air access units and remote units

A real-time locating system (rtls) for localization using satellite navigation signals in a distributed antenna system includes off-air access units (oaaus), each being operable to receive an individual satellite navigation signal from a satellite and to route signals optically to a digital access unit (dau). Remote digital remote units (drus) are located at remote locations and are operable to receive signals the daus.
Dali Systems Co. Ltd.

Modular light detection and ranging device of a vehicular navigation system

The disclosed embodiments include a light detection and ranging (lidar) system. The lidar system includes a modular lidar device, which includes a scanner component and a structurally separate base component.
Essential Products, Inc.

System for the standoff detection of power line hazards and means for standoff data collection, storage, and dissemination

The disclosed invention mitigates unnecessary electric utility and first responder intervention in the event of a downed electrical cable that may not present a voltage hazard. The disclosed downed power line status indicator invention serves to protect the public while increasing the ability to repair lines damaged due to an unplanned natural calamity or other incident.
Connecticut Analytical Corporation

Systems and methods for determining quality and integrity of source information to determine navigation information of an object

A navigation system for determining quality and integrity of source information includes one or more data sources that provide the source information, a situation module that provides situation data, an information module that determines an estimate of the quality and an estimate of the integrity of the source information based on the source information and the situation data, an integrity monitor module that determines the integrity and the quality of the source information based on the estimate of the quality and the estimate of the integrity of the source information from the information module, and that validates the source information based on the integrity of the source information and/or the quality of the source information, and a navigation state estimator that determines the navigation information of the one or more objects based on the validated source information and corresponding quality of the source information received from the integrity monitor module.. .
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Tactile navigation systems and methods

Provided is a wearable navigation device, comprising a band portion positioned at a portion of a human body; a location device that receives navigation data regarding a destination location for an item and determines a distance and orientation with respect to a current position of the wearable navigation device to the destination location; and a plurality of tactile feedback emitters that provide tactile feedback to the portion of the human body in a predetermined sequential order to direct a wearer of the band portion to the destination location having a point of intersection of a length, width, and height.. .
Walmart Apollo, Llc

Mapping application with turn-by-turn navigation mode for output to vehicle display

Some embodiments provide a method for an application executing on a mobile device. The method renders an animated navigation presentation for output to an external display screen not part of the mobile device.
Apple Inc.

Verification of a generated route in computer assisted navigation

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for verification of a generated route in computer assisted navigation. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for verification of a generated route in computer assisted navigation is provided.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods using artificial intelligence for routing electric vehicles

The present invention provides specific systems, methods and algorithms based on artificial intelligence expert system technology for determination of preferred routes of travel for electric vehicles (evs). The systems, methods and algorithms provide such route guidance for battery-operated evs in-route to a desired destination, but lacking sufficient battery energy to reach the destination from the current location of the ev.

Navigation device, route search server, and route search method

The present invention performs route guidance that excludes a difficult-to-travel section appropriately and provides an alternative route with favorable route quality. A navigation device 200 includes an arithmetic device 204 that, when a route including a difficult-to-travel section is found, identifies the route as a candidate route while adding a predetermined penalty cost to the cost of the route, identifies an alternative route obtained by coupling a first partial route from a constituent node in the difficult-to-travel section of the found route to a destination with a second partial route from the departure point of the found route to a node having already been searched for, identifies the alternative route as a candidate route after adding a coupling cost for reaching from the already-searched node to the certain constituent node in the difficult-to-travel section to costs of the first and second partial routes, selects one of the candidate route with the penalty cost and the candidate route with the coupling cost with the smaller cost as a guidance route..
Clarion Co., Ltd.

Stellar-landscape/horizon image navigation

An image-based navigation system is arranged to obtain a terrain image of a target terrain from one or more image sensors at a low altitude imaging location. The terrain image includes at least one celestial image feature and at least one terrain feature.
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Engine control system and method based on fuel quality

An engine control system and method includes sensing the quality of fuel in the engine relative to emissions, by for example sensing the level of an emission related constituent, such as sulfur. A fuel quality sensor detects a fuel quality of a fuel, such as the sulfur level the fuel, and provides a signal in response to the fuel quality.
Cummins Intellectual Property, Inc.

Autonomous uav retrieval system

Described in detail herein is an autonomous uav retrieval system. The system includes a delivery motor vehicle including a retrieval opening, a fan, a vent and a storage container can generate a vacuum effect by controlling an operation of the fan and the vent.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Method and system for a towed vessel suitable for transporting liquids

A towed vessel suitable for containing and transporting various liquids is disclosed. The vessel further comprises various features useful in the transportation, navigation, and storage of the towable vessel, both when in use for transporting fluids and when transported in an emptied state.

Method for producing an anatomical dental implant

A method for producing a bone replacement, a cavity or a bone being detected in a fully automated manner and the bone replacement being produced based on the detection also in a fully automated manner. It is also possible to produce information in relation to medical instruments or navigation information in a fully automated manner..
Nt-trading Gmbh & Co.kg

Method, system and maintaining patient registration in a surgical navigation system

A method of maintaining patient registration in surgical navigation includes: obtaining a patient position in a tracking system frame of reference, based on a fiducial marker array affixed in a first position relative to the patient; receiving an initial surface scan depicting the patient and the fiducial array; responsive to receiving an intraoperative image depicting the patient: obtaining a position, in the tracking system frame of reference, of the fiducial array affixed in a second position relative to the patient; receiving a secondary surface scan depicting the patient and the fiducial array; detecting a deviation in a position of the fiducial marker array relative to the patient between the initial and secondary surface scans; and applying the deviation to the position of the patient to generate an updated position of the patient in the tracking system frame of reference, based on the fiducial array affixed in the second position.. .
Synaptive Medical (barbados) Inc.

Integration of multiple data sources for localization and navigation

Disclosed are systems, devices, and methods for navigating a tool inside a luminal network. An exemplary method includes receiving image data of a patient's chest, identifying the patient's lungs, determining locations of a luminal network in the patient's lungs, identifying a target location in the patient's lungs, generating a pathway to the target location, generating a three-dimensional (3d) model of the patient's lungs, the 3d model showing the luminal network in the patient's lungs and the pathway to the target location, determining a location of a tool based on an electromagnetic (em) sensor included in the tool as the tool is navigated within the patient's chest, displaying a view of the 3d model showing the determined location of the tool, receiving cone beam computed tomography (cbct) image data of the patient's chest, updating the 3d model based on the cbct image data, and displaying a view of the updated 3d model..
Covidien Lp

Guidewire navigation system with direct visualization feature

Disclosed is a navigation system with a remote visualization element for navigating in remote spaces in medical and non-medical applications using multiple imaging modalities, including direct visualization.. .
Cardioguidance Biomedical, Llc

Reference array holder

Provided is a reference array holder, including a first segment configured to be mounted to a reference structure, and a second segment supporting a reference array having at least one tracking marker, wherein the second segment is movably coupled to the first segment via at least one coupling, and wherein the at least one coupling includes a sensor that provides information as to the spatial position of the second segment relative to the first segment. Also provided is tracking and/or navigation system including such reference array holder and to a computer implemented method of controlling a reference array holder..
Brainlab Ag

Prompting method and apparatus

A prompting method includes: sending, by a server, a navigation map requested to be outputted to a user device when receiving a map output request of the user device, the navigation map being outputted by the user device, wherein the navigation map is pre-generated according to an article position of an article in a place; acquiring article identification information of a pre-searching article; acquiring an article position of the pre-searching article in the place; acquiring a device position of the user device in the place; and generating a navigation prompt message according to a distance between the device position and an article position of each pre-searching commodity, and triggering the user device to output the navigation prompt message in the navigation map, the navigation prompt message being used for prompting the article position of each pre-searching article and a distance to the device position to a user.. .
Shang Hai Pan Shi Tou Zi Guan Li You Xian Gong Si

Providing interactivity options for television broadcast content

Methods and system for providing interactive media for broadcast content includes receiving navigation input to a first channel that presents content of the television broadcast. Identity of the content is determined by generating an audio fingerprint using an audio signal of the content.
Excalibur Ip, Llc

Video bitstream processing for enabling tune-in

Chunks (12, 14) of encoded video data of a streamed video bitstream (1) are stored and encoded video data is decoded to form decoded video data to be output for display. A selected portion (12) of the stored chunks (12, 14) or selected sub-chunks (25, 27) of the stored chunks (20, 22) for a previous, already played out part (3) of the streamed video bitstream (1) is or are discarded while keeping selected stored chunks (14) or selected sub-chunks (21, 23) stored as navigation tune-in points.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Method and facilitating access to publish or post utilizing frictionless two-factor authentication

A method, apparatus and computer program products are provided for facilitating access to an internet of things (iot) device, platform or account associated therewith by performing frictionless two-factor authentication. One example method includes receiving a request, from a user device, to access the iot device, the request comprising first device identification information or the request comprising identification information enabling access to the first identification information, requesting, from a network entity, a network address configured to be sent to the user device and to capture second device identification information upon selection or navigation to the network address, providing the network address to the user device, receiving, from the network entity, second device identification information, the second device identification information determined upon the device accessing to the network address, performing a real-time comparison between the first device identification information and second device identification information, in an instance of a match between the first device identification information and second device identification information, granting the user device access to the iot device, and in an instance of no match between the first device identification information and second device identification information, denying the user device access to the iot device..
Averon Us, Inc.

System for detecting personal gnss jammers

A system for detecting gnss signal jammers to be positioned on a roadside, the system comprises: a first device for receiving a gnss signal; a second device that is configured to measure at least one characteristic of a received gnss signal and to detect, on the basis of at least one characteristic, interference in the gnss signal caused by a jamming signal; a third device for triggering the capture of an image of the road if the gnss signal is subject to interference caused by a jamming signal, the first device configured to receive, via a radio link, a sequence of a satellite radionavigation signal received by a vehicle and retransmitted by the vehicle to the system via the radio link.. .
Thales

Systems and methods for inertial navigation system to rf line-of sight alignment calibration

Systems and methods are provided for performing alignment calibration of an rf antenna in satellite communications. Data is received that is representative of inertial navigation system and gimbal angle measurement signals.
General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc.

Enhanced voice recognition task completion

A method for recognizing speech in a vehicle includes receiving speech at a microphone installed to a vehicle, and determining whether the speech includes a navigation instruction. If the speech includes a navigation instruction, the speech may be sent to a remote facility.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Cockpit display generating cockpit displays including direct approach energy management symbology

Cockpit display systems and methods are provided for generating energy management symbology on cockpit displays, which aid pilot decision-making when evaluating and executing direct approaches. In an embodiment, the cockpit display system includes a cockpit display device on which a first cockpit display, such as a vertical situation display or a horizontal navigation display, is generated.
Honeywell International Inc.

Systems and methods for selecting and designating ads-b traffic

Various navigation and other instrumentation systems may benefit from appropriate methods for selection of traffic. For example, certain avionics may benefit from systems and methods for selecting and designating ads-b or similar traffic.
Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems Llc

Electronic access control and location tracking system

A method and system that allows authorized individuals access into controlled access locations and the ability to grant temporary and limited access to guests into these locations. The method and system allows for navigational services to be provided to members and guests, and real-time tracking and confirmation to members and administrators that guests have arrived at their destination and did not enter any unauthorized areas.
Collateral Opportunities, Llc

Method and facilitating access to a device utilizing frictionless two-factor authentication

A method, apparatus and computer program products are provided for facilitating access to an internet of things (iot) device, platform or account associated therewith by performing frictionless two-factor authentication. One example method includes receiving a request, from a user device, to access the iot device, the request comprising first device identification information or the request comprising identification information enabling access to the first identification information, requesting, from a network entity, a network address configured to be sent to the user device and to capture second device identification information upon selection or navigation to the network address, providing the network address to the user device, receiving, from the network entity, second device identification information, the second device identification information determined upon the device accessing to the network address, performing a real-time comparison between the first device identification information and second device identification information, in an instance of a match between the first device identification information and second device identification information, granting the user device access to the iot device, and in an instance of no match between the first device identification information and second device identification information, denying the user device access to the iot device..
Averon Us, Inc.

Page view navigation system and information network

An internet information network is provided by linking content from a plurality of in-webpage views on a plurality of webpages using one or more page view (pv) navigator(s). Each pv navigator comprises a pv-anchor marking an in-webpage view on a webpage and one or more pv-links accessible (directly or indirectly) from said webpage.

Mobile device enabled robotic system

An unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) equipped with sensor modules and mobile devices (including smartphone, tablet) running intelligent software for autonomous navigation, onboard computer vision, communication, and robotic social networks, is disclosed herein.. .
Purdue Research Foundation

Guided collaborative viewing of navigable image content

Systems, methods, and devices for providing guided collaborative viewing are described herein. In example implementations, a user navigates navigable image content such as immersive content, 360° video, and the like.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc

Perpendicular autoplay video feed related navigation

Presenting related content for a shared media item is disclosed. A method includes presenting, by a user device, a user interface (ui) including a first scrollable portion that is scrollable in a first direction, and a second scrollable portion that is scrollable in a second direction and is adjacent to the first scrollable portion.
Google Inc.

Distance detecting mechanism and navigation device with distance detecting function

A navigation device with distance detecting function can utilize a distance detecting mechanism to detect a distance relative to a working surface. The distance detecting mechanism includes a base, a connecting component, a feature unit and a detection unit.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Optical navigation mechanism capable of dynamically learning different materials of different working surfaces

A method for dynamically learning a material of a working surface on which an optical navigation device is moving, includes: using light emitting unit (s) to emit light ray (s) to the surface so as to generate image(s) on an image sensor; estimating and calculating average offset(s) of image(s) of sensing pixel(s) of the image sensor according to at least one image motion information sensed by the sensing pixel(s) during a specific time; and, dynamically determining whether the image value(s) sensed by the sensing pixel (s) correspond to a fixed pattern or correspond to a feature image of the device moving on the surface according to the average offset(s) and a threshold.. .
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Navigating semi-autonomous mobile robots

Techniques for navigating semi-autonomous mobile robots are described. A semi-autonomous mobile robot moves within an environment to complete a task.
Intel Corporation

Systems and methods for transmitting ship positions and tracks over multiple communications channels

An automatic identification system (ais) transponder and method for transmitting vessel ais data can include an onboard processor and database, a vhf ais transceiver and cellular modem connected to the processor, and a navigation sub-system for providing position inputs to the processor. The processor can include written instructions for transmitting only single sentence ais messages when the transponder is within rsais of a satellite but outside range rtais of a terrestrial ais base station, and switching to the base station when the vessel is within rtais but outside of cellular modem range, rcell.
United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Method and improving gnss accuracy via path identification

A global navigation satellite system (gnss) receiver includes a wideband signal correlator and a multipath mitigator. The wideband signal correlator generates wideband correlation signals of at least one of a plurality of gnss signals with respect to corresponding locally generated code replica signals in which a bandwidth of the wideband signal correlation module is at least about 20 mhz.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Navigation system with location based parser mechanism and operation thereof

A navigation system comprising of a control circuit configured to: determine a free text query for representing a description of a query target, generate a parsing model based on a recognition pattern within a map, determine a concentric region within the map based on a user location, apply the parsing model based on the concentric region, generate a match based on the parsing model; and a communication circuit, coupled to the control circuit, configured to communicate the match for displaying on a device.. .
Telenav, Inc.

Laser-guided uav delivery system

An automated laser guided uav delivery system is discussed. A uav carrying a physical object in a storage unit, autonomously aerially navigates towards a specified location.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Method and facilitating access to an automobile utilizing frictionless two-factor authentication

A method, apparatus and computer program products are provided for facilitating access to a vehicle or an account or platform related thereto by performing frictionless two-factor authentication. One example method includes receiving a request, from a user device, to access the vehicle, the request comprising first device identification information or the request comprising identification information enabling access to the first identification information, requesting, from a network entity, a network address configured to be sent to the user device and to capture second device identification information upon selection or navigation to the network address, providing the network address to the user device, receiving, from the network entity, second device identification information, the second device identification information determined upon the device accessing to the network address, performing a real-time comparison between the first device identification information and second device identification information, in an instance of a match between the first device identification information and second device identification information, granting the user device access to the vehicle, and in an instance of no match between the first device identification information and second device identification information, denying the user device access to the vehicle..
Averon Us, Inc.

Handheld scanner for rapid registration in a medical navigation system

A handheld scanner is provided for use in registering a patient for a medical procedure with a medical navigation system. The handheld scanner has a housing having a main body portion having a first end and a second end and a handle portion having a first end and a second end with the second end attached to the second end of the main body portion with a bridge portion.

Power management of a global navigation satellite system (gnss) receiver in a traffic tunnel

Techniques provided herein are directed toward using information from various sources to determine when the mobile device enters and exits a traffic tunnel, turning off the gnss receiver of the mobile device when the mobile device enters the tunnel, and turning the gnss receiver back on once it exits. For example, the mobile device can turn off the gnss receiver based, at least in part, on a determination that the mobile device has entered the traffic tunnel, and a determined traffic tunnel length and/or estimated amount of time the mobile device will be in the traffic tunnel..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Compressed edge map representation for image aided navigation

A method of generating a map for image aided navigation comprises detecting one or more edges in one or more terrain images, and obtaining a compressed edge representation of the one or more edges. The compressed edge representation is obtained by a method comprising fitting a geometric form or other mathematical model to the one or more edges, calculating one or more coefficients based on the fitted geometric form or other mathematical model, and storing the one or more coefficients in a database for use in generating the map for image aided navigation..
Honeywell International Inc.

System and realtime community information exchange

System and method for traffic mapping service are disclosed for allowing plurality of users having each a navigation device to transmit their locations to a server and optionally to signal to the server their requested destination. The system and method are further capable of calculating traffic parameters such as current traffic speed at a given road based on the momentary locations of the users.
Google Llc

System and navigating a field of view within an interactive media-content item

A system and method for providing an interactive media content with explorable content on a computing device that includes rendering a field of view within a navigable media content item; rendering at least one targetable object within the media content item; through a user input mechanism, receiving a navigation command; navigating the field of view within the media based at least in part on the received user input mechanism; detecting a locking condition based, at least in part, on of the targetable object being in the field of view and entering a object-locked mode with the targetable object; and in the object-locked mode, automatically navigating the field of view to substantially track the targetable object of the object-locked mode.. .
Google Technology Holdings Llc

Method and system for navigation of content in virtual image display devices

A method, a system and a computer product for accessing content on a virtual image display device is provided. The method includes: receiving, by a user, multiple discrete virtual-image content segments on the virtual-image display device, each of the multiple discrete virtual-image content segments comprising the content; coalescing, by an operating system of the virtual-image display device, each content segment of the multiple discrete virtual-image content segments homogenously into at least one content cluster, each of the at least one content cluster being displayed in a radial virtual-image area, at least in part, within the virtual-image display device; and accessing the content of each content cluster of the at least one content cluster, at least in part, by gesturing along a periphery of the virtual-image display device..
International Business Machines Corporation

Data processing method, apparatus and terminal

At a computing system comprising one or more processors and memory, the computing system is attached to a moving vehicle traveling along a road: collecting road data while the computing system is in motion, the road data comprising a two-dimensional streetscape image, a three-dimensional point cloud, and inertial navigation data; performing region segmentation on the two-dimensional streetscape image; extracting a ground region image based on a spatial position relation of the two-dimensional streetscape image, the three-dimensional point cloud, and the inertial navigation data; detecting at least one target road traffic marking in the ground region image; and controlling motion of the moving vehicle in accordance with three-dimensional coordinates of the at least one target road traffic marking that are calculated based on the spatial position relation of the two-dimensional streetscape image, the three-dimensional point cloud, and the inertial navigation data.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Autonomous vehicle maneuver recognition

Autonomous vehicles may include one or more onboard devices to perform various actions, such as a still image capture device. In contrast with using an auxiliary communication system to control a payload, a vehicle navigation sensor is used to monitor autonomous vehicle movements to match a predefined vehicle maneuver event, and trigger a payload event based on identification of the vehicle maneuver event.
Sentera, Llc

Systems and methods for robotic mobile platforms

Systems and methods for robotic mobile platforms are disclosed. In one exemplary implementation, a system for enabling autonomous navigation of a mobile platform is disclosed.
Brain Corporation

Method and controlling autonomous driving vehicle using dead reckoning

Disclosed are a method and apparatus for effectively controlling an autonomous driving vehicle in an abnormal condition in which a navigation system and/or an autonomous driving system malfunctions. The apparatus for controlling the autonomous driving vehicle includes a position recognition unit for generating first position information by recognizing a position of the autonomous driving vehicle, a state determination unit for determining whether the position recognition unit is in an abnormal state, a dead reckoning unit for generating second position information by predicting a position of the autonomous driving vehicle using dead reckoning, a data providing unit for selecting either the first position information or the second position information depending on a determination result of the state determination unit, and a vehicle controller for controlling the autonomous driving vehicle based on a section result of the data providing unit..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Integrated wide field of view optical system for image based navigation applications in g-hardened package

An optical device is described for a wide field of view optical system. A device housing has an optical opening into an enclosed interior volume.
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Spoofing detection and anti-jam mitigation for gps antennas

There is provided an apparatus comprising an antenna (105) configured to receive a signal from a global navigation satellite system, wherein the antenna includes a first feed and a second feed; a hybrid coupler (110) including a first hybrid input, a second hybrid input, a first hybrid output, a second hybrid output, and wherein the first hybrid output is shifted in phase by 90 degrees relative to the second hybrid output; a variable phase shifter (150) including a shifter input and a shifter output, hybrid output; and a combiner (155) including a first combiner input, a second combiner input, and a combiner output, wherein the first combiner input is coupled to the shifter output, and the second combiner input is coupled to the second hybrid output, and wherein the combiner output is provided to detection circuitry (197).. .
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University

Vehicle-to-x communication module

A vehicle-to-x communication module which is configured to transmit operating data to a satellite navigation module. In this way, supply of operating data to the satellite navigation module can be facilitated and, in particular, in many cases reception of the operating data by assisted gps (agps) can be dispensed with..
Contiental Teves Ag &co.ohg

Electromagnetic navigation system having a demodulation unit

A method uses an electromagnetic navigation system, including a number of field transmitters and at least one receiver. The method includes receiving a field signal from the at least one receiver, and the field signal includes a number of different frequencies corresponding to each of the field transmitters.
Boston Scientific Scimed Inc.

Converting between data structures to determine a shortest path between two geographic locations

A device can receive a request to determine a set of navigational directions, and can obtain a set of traffic objects associated with a first map layer. The set of traffic objects can include nodes to identify one or more geographic locations and one or more links to identify one or more geographic areas between the nodes.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Technologies for route navigation sharing in a community cloud

Technologies for sharing route navigation data in a community cloud include a mobile navigation device of a vehicle and a remote mobile navigation device of a remote vehicle. The mobile navigation device generates sensor data associated with a current route of the vehicle and determines whether a reference traffic event occurs within a segment of the current route of the vehicle.
Intel Corporation

Methods and systems to convey autonomous/semi-autonomous feature available roadways

Methods and apparatus are provided for navigation of a vehicle. In one embodiment, a navigation system includes: a map database, and a navigation processor.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Smartwatch and elevator and guide system

A smartwatch includes a destination handling unit configured to issue a destination call in an elevator system of an environment. The smartwatch has an input for entering destination data as well as an output for indicating an allocated elevator of the elevator system.
Kone Corporation

Surgical marker element, surgical referencing unit, and surgical navigation system

The invention relates to a marker element, in particular a medical or surgical marker element, for a referencing unit of a navigation system, which marker element is configured to be reflective to electromagnetic radiation, further comprising a layer comprising a multitude of retroreflective elements. An improved referencing unit and an improved navigation system are also provided..
Aesculap Ag

Systems and methods for soft tissue navigation

There are provided systems and methods for soft tissue navigation. A sensor unit provides tracking information to determine positional data for a patient's structural anatomy and gravity direction measurements to determine a direction of gravity relative to the anatomy.
Intellijoint Surgical Inc.

Devices and methods for vascular navigation, assessment and/or diagnosis

Devices and methods for vascular navigation, assessment and/or diagnosis are described which determine the location of the tip of a vascular catheter using the introduction of a medium with a measurable parameter (e.g., temperature, light reflection, sound reflection, etc.) and sensing and measuring the measurable parameter as the catheter is advanced. Measurements of the parameter are tracked over time, recorded and analyzed.
Piccolo Medical, Inc.

Sensor assemblies for electromagnetic navigation systems

A sensor assembly includes a substrate including a first portion, a second portion, and a rolled section positioned between the first portion and the second portion. The sensor assembly further includes a first magnetic field sensor coupled to the first portion.
Boston Scientific Scimed Inc.

Sensor assemblies for electromagnetic navigation systems

A sensor assembly comprising a base member extending along a longitudinal axis and including a first portion, a second portion, and a twist section positioned between the first portion and the second portion. The sensor assembly further includes a first magnetic field sensor coupled to the first portion, wherein the first magnetic field sensor has a primary sensing direction aligned with the longitudinal axis, and a second magnetic field sensor coupled to the second portion, wherein the second magnetic field sensor is oriented with respect to the first magnetic field sensor such that the second magnetic field sensor has a primary sensing direction aligned with an axis orthogonal to the longitudinal axis..
Boston Scientific Scimed Inc.

Electromagnetic navigation system with magneto-resistive sensors and application-specific integrated circuits

A sensing apparatus includes a magneto-resistive sensing element and a coil element formed on a first chip, and semiconductor circuitry formed on a second chip. The magneto-resistive sensing element senses magnetic fields, while the coil element is used to reset a magnetic orientation of the magneto-resistive sensing element.
Boston Scientific Scimed Inc.

Electromagnetic navigation system with magneto-resistive sensors and application-specific integrated circuits

A sensing apparatus includes a magneto-resistive (mr) sensing element for sensing magnetic fields and semiconductor circuitry including an output circuit coupled to the mr sensing element. The output circuit generates a sensing signal proportional to the sensed magnetic fields to be combined with a bias signal to the mr sensing element..
Boston Scientific Scimed Inc.

Method and system for identifying a location for nerve stimulation

A system and method for identifying a stimulation location on a nerve is disclosed. The system includes an image-based navigation interface used to facilitate advancing a stimulation element within a patient body toward a target nerve stimulation site.
Inspire Medical Systems, Inc.

Method and device for transmitting/receiving sync signal of device-to-device communication terminal in wireless communication system

An embodiment of the present invention relates to a method in which a terminal transmits a sidelink synchronization signal (slss) in a wireless communication system, the method including: selecting an slss id by means of a terminal which directly receives a signal from global navigation satellite systems (gnss) to obtain synchronization; and transmitting the slss generated on the basis of the selected slss id, wherein the selected slss id is selected from an slss id set, which is identical to one used when a terminal, which directly receives a synchronization signal from a base station and selects a base station timing as synchronization, transmits the slss.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Techniques for determining a position fix of an object using one or more mobile devices co-located with the object

Disclosed are devices, systems and methods for combining observations obtained at two different mobile devices attached to a human user for performing a navigation operation. For example, observations of a signal acquired at a first mobile device may be selected for computing a position fix based, at least in part, on a utility indicator associated with the observations..
Qualcomm Incorporated

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

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

Providing recommendations based on user-generated post-purchase content and navigation patterns

A method including generating a weighting vector for a first user. The weighting vector can track a weight corresponding to each feature of a plurality of features.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Design for hierarchical computations of nodes having non-tree topologies in relational database management systems

Performing hierarchical computations in relational database management systems, where the hierarchical computations are based on tabular input data that builds non-tree topologies by modifying the tabular input data to form tree topologies. One or more nodes, in a hierarchy of nodes, generated from tabular data, can have a non-tree-like topology.
Sap Se

Method and image-based navigation

A system and method for a procedure that can be performed on an appropriate subject. A procedure may be planned, at least in part, prior to performing the procedure.
Medtronic Navigation, Inc.

Navigational aid for a hinged device via semantic abstraction

Techniques for navigational aid for a hinged device via semantic abstraction are described. Generally, the techniques described herein improve a user experience when the user is navigating through content, such as user-generated content in an electronic document.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and system for establishing a relationship between a plurality of user interface elements

Disclosed subject matter relates generally to image processing that includes a method of automatically establishing a relationship between a plurality of user interface (ui) elements. The present disclosure provides detailed insights related to each ui element in each input image of an application utilizing minimal human intervention.
Wipro Limited

Sparse map autonomous vehicle navigation

A system for sparse map autonomous navigation of a vehicle along a road segment may include at least one processor. The at least one processor may be programmed to receive a sparse map of the road segment.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Efficient situational awareness by event generation and episodic memory recall for autonomous driving systems

A system and method is taught for data processing in an autonomous vehicle control system. Using information is acquired from the vehicle, network interface, and sensors mounted on the vehicle, the system can perceive situations around it with much less complexity in computation without losing crucial details, and then make navigation and control decisions.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Method for selecting localization algorithms in a vehicle

A method for selecting localization algorithms in a vehicle, wherein the localization algorithms, in particular for satellite navigation or vehicle dynamics sensors, are selected on the basis of driving states.. .
Continental Teves Ag & Co. Ohg

Multi-sensor inspection for identification of pressurized pipe defects that leak

The system utilizes conductivity equipment as well as a camera, pressure sensor, and acoustic hydrophone within a probe deployed via cable into a pipe to be inspected. The probe completes an electric circuit back to ground when the probe is adjacent a defect through which electric currents can pass, thus producing varying electric current.
Electro Scan, Inc.

Audio-guided navigation device

An audio-guided navigation device (1) includes a user position acquiring unit (12); an environment information acquiring unit (13); and an audio signal processing unit (143) configured to generate stereophonic sound in which a virtual sound source is configured at a leading position ahead of a user position on a route. The audio signal processing unit (143) is configured to add an acoustic effect corresponding to environment information to an audio signal..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Providing a navigation system with navigable routes

A system and method of providing a route to a navigation system including calculating the route from road data including road segments, determining decision points on the route, wherein at least two road segments are connected to each other at each of the decision points, storing data of the determined decision points in a memory and encoding the route based on the stored data of the determined decision points.. .
Harman Becker Automotive Systems, Gmbh

Automatic mode control of a parachutist navigation system

A method of identifying operational modes experienced by a user during a jump from an aircraft may comprise estimating a user altitude and a user descent rate, based on a set of navigation state data vectors. The method may further comprise determining that the user is ready to transition from a flight mode to a descent mode when the user altitude is above a jump altitude threshold, and a variation of the user altitude is below a predetermined altitude variation threshold.
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

System and fusion of sensor data to support autonomous maritime vessels

A system of modular components can be used with existing sensor suites to fuse data and determine the operating environment (surface contacts/tracks) for an autonomous marine vehicle and feed an autonomy decision engine to improve the vessel arbitration process in deciding which way to turn, how fast to go, obstacle avoidance, and mission monitoring. The system includes the ability to obey the set of navigation rules published by the international maritime organization, generally referred to as colregs (collision regulations)..
Leidos, Inc.

Navigation system with dynamic speed setting mechanism and operation thereof

A navigation system includes: a control circuit configured to calculate a current location for representing a control vehicle traveling in a traffic lane, calculate a travel-lane identification for identifying the traffic lane, generate a vehicle movement control based on the travel-lane identification for controlling a physical operation or function of the control vehicle; and a vehicle storage circuit, coupled to the control circuit, configured to store the vehicle movement control.. .
Telenav, Inc.

Surgical instrument with navigation wire interface features

An apparatus includes a cannula and a grip portion. The cannula includes a first lumen extending from a proximal end to a distal end of the cannula.

Navigation guidewire with interlocked coils

An apparatus includes a proximal coil, a distal coil, a navigation sensor, and a wire. The proximal coil is formed by a wire wrapped in a helical configuration.
Acclarent, Inc.

Wipro Limited

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Systems, methods and devices for cellular synchronization references

Cellular (e.g., lte or umts) and global navigation satellite system (gnss) based technologies can provide ubiquitous and seamless synchronization solution for lte-based vehicle to everything (v2x) or proximity services synchronization (prose) services. For example, by using joint gnss timing references and lte cellular network timing references for v2x or prose system synchronization benefits of using gnss technologies to improve synchronization procedure for lte based v2x or prose services can be enabled, including: (1) accurate and stable timing, (2) availability of a global and stable timing reference and (3) ability to propagate gnss timing by user equipment having sufficient gnss signal quality..
Intel Corporation

Scene sharing-based navigation assistance method and terminal

A scene sharing-based navigation assistance method and terminal is disclosed. A first terminal shares a scene image screen of a current scene of the first terminal with a second terminal, the first terminal receives prompt information sent by the second terminal, and the first terminal displays, on the scene image screen, the prompt information used to indicate a position of a target point.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

System and a attenuating sound produced by a vehicle

The present disclosure discloses a system for attenuating sound produced by a vehicle. The system comprises a navigation device associated with the vehicle for determining location details of the vehicle, a sound reduction unit provisioned in an exhaust assembly of the vehicle.
Wipro Limited

Graphical representation generation for multiple points of interest

An improve navigation application can generate and display a composite representation of multiple pois when poi icons representing the pois appear to be overlapping. Some embodiments display the composite representation when a certain zoom level is reached for a map including the multiple poi icons.
Apple Inc.

Node-centric navigation optimization

Vehicle position data from vehicles on a roadway are received. Affected nodes of the roadway are identified based on the vehicle position data.
Here Global B.v.

Automated enterprise-centric career navigation

A method, executed by a computer, includes determining, via machine learning, skills associated with various positions in an organization, receiving a profile for a user including a current position for the user, and receiving a target position for the user. The method further includes determining from the profile for the user and the skills associated with various positions in an organization, one or more acquirable skills that would enable the user to achieve the target position from the current position, determining one or more professional development activities that correspond to the acquirable skills, and presenting the acquirable skills and the professional development activities to the user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Automated enterprise-centric career navigation

A method, executed by a computer, includes determining, via machine learning, skills associated with various positions in an organization, receiving a profile for a user including a current position for the user, and receiving a target position for the user. The method further includes determining from the profile for the user and the skills associated with various positions in an organization, one or more acquirable skills that would enable the user to achieve the target position from the current position, determining one or more professional development activities that correspond to the acquirable skills, and presenting the acquirable skills and the professional development activities to the user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and system of identifying environment features for use in analyzing asset operation

Based on an analysis of asset attribute data associated with a plurality of assets, a platform may detect a locality that is a possible instance of a given type of environment, such as a mine or construction site. In response, the platform may obtain image data associated with the detected locality and input that image data into a model that outputs likelihood data indicating a likelihood that any portion of the detected locality comprises a given feature of the given type of environment (e.g., a boundary, navigation route, hazard, etc.), where this model is defined based on training data.
Uptake Technologies, Inc.

Virtual reality real-time visual navigation method and system

A virtual reality real-time visual navigation method and system includes at least one reality display device and a visual navigation control interface connected to the reality display device. A user may play a virtual reality display screen after wearing the reality display device, and the electronic device has a visual navigation control interface including at least one user screen display area for synchronously displaying a virtual reality display screen played by each reality display device to facilitate a commentator to make a narration through the screen and let users understand more easily..

Navigation system

Touchscreen-enabled devices are provided to display images of either real or virtual environments, the devices having user interfaces including a graphical overlay laid over the images for navigating the environments. The device can interpret gestures made by the user on the touchscreen as commands, and the graphical overlay guides the user as to where to make the gestures to achieve intended maneuvers such as translations of the point of view and rotations of the point of view within the displayed environment.
Rescan, Inc.

Terminal device, calibration method and calibration program

A terminal device such as a smartphone displays a first image on a display unit, and outputs a second image including the first image as a part to a display device such as a navigation device. Also, the terminal device obtains relative position information indicating a relative positional relation of the first image with respect to the second image from an external server.
Pioneer Corporation

System and controlling navigation of a vehicle

A system for controlling navigation of a vehicle is disclosed. The system comprises a processor and a memory communicatively coupled to the processor.

Method for each of a plurality of satellites of a secondary global navigation satellite system in a low earth orbit

A method for each of a plurality of satellites of a secondary global navigation satellite system, gnss, in a low earth orbit, leo, comprising receiving gnss signals, in a first frequency band, from line-of-sight, los, satellites of at least one primary gnss in a medium earth orbit. Candidate sets of orbit and clock corrections for the los satellites are received.
Airbus Defence And Space Gmbh

System framework for mobile device location

A system for measuring the pseudo range from a target gps sensor to a designated navigational satellite, for use in a satellite positioning system (sps) is comprised of multiple gps sensors for receiving and recording portions of the signals transmitted by designated navigational satellites, the recordings referred to as datagrams; and means for transmitting the datagrams to a datagram processing facility wherein the pseudo range from the target gps sensor to the designated navigational satellite is derived. The datagram processing facility for deriving the pseudo range is further comprised of a pseudo range engine for deriving a pseudo range from a datagram originating with said target gps sensor, the location of which is to be determined, the derivation accomplished with the aid of a perfect reference; a perfect reference engine for generating a perfect reference from one or more satellite-specific datagrams: and a strong signal suppression engine for synthesizing satellite-specific datagrams from i/f signals recorded by reference gps sensors designated for the express purpose of perfect reference generation.
Etherwhere Corporation

Method and providing dynamic warnings for navigations

A navigation application that provides a dynamic set of warnings based on a set of collected and calculated data. The navigation application collects a series of data and identifies a set of critical points along the route.
Apple Inc.

Systems and methods for recognizing and measuring hard-to-reach destinations

A navigation system includes primary and secondary navigation device, and a server. The secondary navigation device transmits geolocation data to the server.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Comfort profiles

Some embodiments provide an autonomous navigation system which can navigate a vehicle through an environment according to a selected comfort profile, where the comfort profile associates a particular set of occupant profiles and a particular set of driving control parameters, so that the vehicle is navigated based on the particular set of driving control parameters. The comfort profile is selected based on a determined correlation between the occupants detected in the vehicle interior and the occupants specified by the set of occupant profiles included in the comfort profile.
Apple Inc.

Bistatic object detection apparatus and methods

Apparatus and methods for navigation of a robotic device configured to operate in an environment comprising objects and/or persons. Location of objects and/or persons may change prior and/or during operation of the robot.
Brain Corporation

Magnetically guided catheter with concentric needle port

A catheter for ablation, mapping, injection, and directional control by an external magnetic system has a catheter body, an intermediate section, and a tip section having a tip electrode with an omnidirectional distal end and a concentric needle port. The tip electrode houses a magnetic device and a position sensor in an integrated configuration that facilitates a path in the tip section for extension and retraction of a component, including an injection needle, with reduced stress and friction.
Biosense Webster, Inc.

Body temperature management devices and methods

Disclosed are devices and methods for body temperature management using a heat transfer catheter carrying a heat transfer fluid to heat or cool a desired, focused portion of a patient's body. In accordance with certain aspects of the invention, the heat transfer catheter may include hollow nodes that have greater rigidity than the remainder of the catheter to aid in placement of the heat transfer catheter within and navigation of the desired portion of the patient's body.
University Of Maryland, Baltimore

Devices and methods for intra-operative spinal alignment

The present invention provides a spinal alignment system comprising at least one vertebral coupler, at least one reference device and a surgical orientation device. The present invention further provides methods using the spinal alignment system to assist in alignment of the spine during a surgical procedure to correct a deformity due to trauma or degeneration.
Orthalign, Inc.

Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

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Method and bidirectional control connecting hardware device action with url-based web navigation

A method and apparatus, using a responsive electronic hardware device and uniform resource locators (urls) with an internet browser display simultaneously, both to control web navigation through hardware device action and to control hardware device action through web navigation. The method exploits the basic functionality of a hardware micro controller and the universal and bidirectional effectiveness of urls through a data table connecting urls with actions and actions with urls and including timing conditions.

Antennas with improved reception of satellite signals

An antenna configured to receive radiation at global navigation satellite system (gnss) frequencies includes a dielectric substrate, a circular patch overlaying the dielectric substrate, one or more impedance transformers, and a metamaterial ground plane. The metamaterial ground plane includes a plurality of conductive patches and a cavity.
Trimble Inc.

Dynamic drone navigation

Techniques are described for enabling a drone device to use a dynamic multi-dimensional spatial representation of an indoor property environment to improve autonomous navigation. In some implementations, an instruction to perform an action at a particular location of a property is received by a drone device.
Alarm.com Incorporated

Unmanned aerial vehicle visual point cloud navigation

Methods, systems and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media for unmanned aerial vehicle flight operations near physical structures or objects. In particular, a point cloud of the physical structure is generated using aerial images of the structure.
Unmanned Innovation, Inc.

Directional and x-ray view techniques for navigation using a mobile device

Techniques for displaying navigation information on a mobile device are provided that include a method that includes obtaining an indication of a position and an indication of a direction associated with the mobile device, using the indication of the position, the indication of the direction, information regarding identities of pois within a geographic region of interest, and information regarding areas associated with the pois to determine at least one relevant poi, of the pois, that is associated with the position and direction, and displaying at least one visual indication associated with each of the at least one relevant poi on the mobile device. The appearance of the at least one visual indication is dependent on at least one of a distance from the mobile device of the relevant poi associated with the visual indication or presence of a known physical barrier between the mobile device and that relevant poi..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Transmitting navigation instructions to a driver device to direct the driver device to a geographic region in view of locations and device activity of user devices

A method includes receiving a corresponding location and corresponding device activity information of user devices and selecting a subset of the user devices that are within a threshold distance of each other. The method further includes, responsive to determining that a cumulative likelihood value of at least one of the subset of the user devices transmitting a transportation request is higher than a threshold likelihood value, determining a first location based on the corresponding location and the corresponding device activity information of each of the subset of the user devices.
Gt Gettaxi Limited

Systems and methods for generating a navigation tool for routing between multivariate datasets

There is provided a method of generating a navigation tool, comprising: managing a similarity dataset mapping a documented similarity distance between each pair of multivariate datasets, each one of the multivariate datasets comprising documented values of service parameters; receiving a current multivariate dataset comprising current values of the service parameters; identifying, using the similarity dataset, a group of the multivariate datasets such that a similarity distance between each member thereof and the current multivariate dataset is below a threshold; instructing a rendering of a comparison graphical user interface presenting a comparison between at least some of the documented values of at least some of the service parameters for each member of the group; identifying a selection user made with the comparison graphical user interface of a selected member of the group; and instructing a rendering of additional information about the selected member in response to the selection user.. .
Feex Wisdom Of The Crowds Ltd.

Organization of signal segments supporting sensed features

The managing of sensed signals used to sense features of physical entities over time. A computer-navigable graph of sensed features is generated.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System and providing, via conventional web browsing, browsing capability for search engine web crawlers between remote/virtual windows and from remote/virtual windows to conventional hypertext documents

A system and apparatus is described for directing a search engine web crawler's web view to refresh the top-level container that is currently displaying the content presented by a remote computer with the new content that a navigational link, within a remote desktop, remote application window, or remote graphical windowing user session, points to. Links can be modified so as to be recognizable by the remote machine as unique from traditional hyperlinks.

Cleansing of computer-navigable physical feature graph

The controlling of the size and quality of a computer-navigable graph of sensed features. The sensed features were gathered by recognition or estimation of one or more features of physical entities that were sensed over time by sensor(s) within a physical space.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and bidirectional control connecting hardware device action with url-based web navigation

Systems, methods, and apparatuses for associating digital media with physical device. A method for controlling a hardware state input based on uniform resource locator (url) data can include identifying url data associated with a web browser, comparing the identified url data to stored url data, identifying stored hardware device data based on the comparison, generating a control signal based on the determined hardware device data, and/or transmitting the control signal to a microcontroller communicatively coupled to a hardware device.

Navigation of computer-navigable physical feature graph

Facilitating navigation of a computer-navigable graph of sensed features that were gathered by recognition or estimation of one or more features of physical entities that were sensed over time by sensor(s) within a physical space. The computer-navigable graph includes multiple nodes including multiple signal segment nodes and multiple feature nodes.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Dual mode optical navigation device and mode switching method thereof

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

Method for automatically assisting with the landing of an aircraft

The present invention relates to a method for automatically assisting with the landing of an aircraft on a runway from a return point (a) to a completion point (d), at which the aircraft touches the runway, by means of a data-processing device on-board said aircraft, which device is configured to be connected to an altimeter and a deviation meter, the method including: a return-navigation assistance phase including guidance of the aircraft, on the basis of measurements of the azimuth deviation of the aircraft relative to a reference direction linking said return point (a) and the position of the deviation meter (e) transmitted by said deviation meter, from the return point (a) towards the position of the deviation meter (e), determination of the position of the aircraft at a predetermined capture point (b) that is aligned with the return point (a) and the position of the deviation meter (e), and guidance of the aircraft along a predetermined path from the capture point (b) to a predetermined holding point (c), which is approximately aligned with the axis of the runway, on the basis of altitude data provided by the altimeter and heading and speed data relating to the aircraft, a landing assistance phase including guidance from the holding point (c) to the completion point (d).. .
Safran Electronics & Defense

Rotorcraft landing device

A drone loaded with a package takes off from a takeoff device and uses a gps system to fly to a user house that is a delivery destination of the package as the destination. Further, when the drone approaches the user house that is the destination, the flight of the drones is switched from autonomous navigation using the gps system to remote control performed by a landing device and an in-house control device installed in the user house.
Zero Co., Ltd.

Method for selecting a satellite

The invention relates to a method for selecting a satellite which is designed to send a global navigation satellite system-signal, also known as a gnss-signal, to a vehicle, consisting of: measuring measurement position data of the vehicle in relation to the satellite based on the gnss-signal; determining redundant reference position data of the vehicle in relation to the measurement position data determined according to the gnss-signal; and selecting the satellite when a comparison of the measurement position data and the reference position data meets a predetermined condition.. .
Continental Teves Ag & Co. Ohg

Machine control system and method

A global navigation satellite system (gnss) based control system is provided for positioning a working component relative to a work surface, such as an agricultural spray boom over a crop field. Inertial measurement unit (imu) sensors, such as accelerometers and gyroscopes, are mounted on the working component and provide positioning signals to a control processor.
Agjunction Llc

Quality metric for ranging sensor in a degraded visual environment for a situational awareness system

A method of updating a probabilistic evidence grid used for navigation is provided. The method includes sensing a plurality of defined physical cells with at least one sensor at least one time to gather sensor data regarding the content of the defined physical cells.
Honeywell International Inc.

Method and system for integrated satellite assistance services

A computing device includes a display screen and is configured to generate and display an interactive map identifying at least one route segment. The route segment may be generated in view of a current location of the computing device and at least one of arises within a destination area, and/or connects the current location of the computing device with at least one destination or a service provider.
Dish Network Corporation

Electronic device and providing travel information

An electronic device and a method are described. The electronic device is adapted to be installed on a handlebar of a vehicle, the electronic device comprising: a processor; a communication module; a display comprising a halo-shaped display; a memory for storing therein executable instructions, the instructions upon being processed by the processor, causing the electronic device to: receive, via the communication module, navigational data from a mobile device, the navigational data being associated with a circular visual signal indication, the circular visual signal indication being indicative of at least one of (i) an upcoming directional instruction and (ii) a distance between a current location and an upcoming location associated with the upcoming directional instruction; and, cause to display, on the halo-shaped display, of the circular visual signal indication..
Smarthalo Technologies Inc.

Devices, systems, and methods for navigation and usage guidance in a navigable space using wireless communication

A device for navigation and usage guidance in a navigable space includes a wireless interrogator including an antenna and a driver circuit that transmits an interrogation signal providing power to a passive transponder at a first location in a navigable space and receives from the transponder a return signal. The device includes a portable computing device coupled to the interrogator and configured to parse the return signal for at least a textual element, extract therefrom a unique identifier of the transmitter, identify, in a first data structure the first location and a second location of a user feature, determine a location of the user, retrieve from a second data structure usage data, and generate a usage sequence for using the user feature.
Blind Insites, Llc

Navigation using an image of a topological map

A method, computer program product and computer system is provided. A processor receives an image of a topological map.
International Business Machines Corporation

Navigation using an image of a topological map

A method, computer program product and computer system is provided. A processor receives an image of a topological map.
International Business Machines Corporation

System for acoustic navigation of boreholes

Methods for generating boreholes used for generating geothermal energy or other purposes include forming the borehole by accelerating a projectile into contact with geologic material. Interaction between the projectile and the geologic material generates an acoustic signal, such as vibrations within the formation, that is detected using acoustic sensors along a drilling conduit, at the surface, or within a separate borehole.
Hypersciences, Inc.

Vehicle capable of low noise runs

A vehicle comprises electric motor, generator of simulated engine sounds, decider of whether or not to generate simulated engine sounds and controller of the level of simulated engine sounds. The controller smoothly increases level of simulated engine sounds upon decision of sound generation on detection of pedestrian, crosswalk, narrow road, or road with no sidewalk.
Nl Giken Incorporated

Self-destruct zone and autonomous vehicle navigation

Methods and systems of an electrical vehicle are provided that recognize a power system fault with the vehicle and in response autonomously drive the vehicle to an identified safe location to self-destruct. Upon reaching the location, the vehicle can evaluate the location using imaging sensors to determine whether the location is free of objects, animals, or people.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Responsive route guidance and identification system

The present application discloses a responsive route guidance and identification system for providing route guidance and real time communication to a user related to course corrections along a route to avoid potential obstacles. The system includes a portable electronic device is configured to receive data from a location application software and a sensor module.

Robotic navigation of robotic surgical systems

In certain embodiments, the systems, apparatus, and methods disclosed herein relate to robotic surgical systems with built-in navigation capability for patient position tracking and surgical instrument guidance during a surgical procedure, without the need for a separate navigation system. Robotic based navigation of surgical instruments during surgical procedures allows for easy registration and operative volume identification and tracking.
Kb Medical, Sa

Communications devices and methods

A communications device transmitting data to and receiving data from a mobile communications network, includes a transmitter, a receiver, and a controller configured to control the transmitter and receiver to transmit and receive the data via a wireless access interface. The controller is configured to identify during an initialization phase, from received information, a predetermined priority for synchronizing the transmitter and receiver, the predetermined priority including at least one of a global navigation signal, a regional navigation signal and a synchronization signal received from another communications device, the global navigation signal and the regional navigation signal having a higher priority than the synchronization signal received from the other communications device, and to control the transmitter and the receiver to synchronize the transmitting and the receiving based on a selected one of the global navigation signal, the regional navigation signal, and the synchronization signal in accordance with the predetermined priority..
Sony Corporation

Techniques to customize a media processing system

Techniques to customize a media processing system are described. A media processing system is described capable of integrating a large set of heterogeneous electronic devices into a single integrated system with enhanced navigation capabilities and automated configuration services.
Intel Corporation

Electronic programming guide with expanding cells for video preview

This document describes methodologies for an electronic programming guide with expanding cells for video preview. These techniques and apparatuses enable improved navigation for video and channel previewing based on gestures performed on a mobile device acting as a remote control to a remote display device.
Google Inc.

Methods and systems for the display and navigation of a social network

Systems and methods for the display and navigation of a social network or set forth. According to one embodiment a method comprising identifying a first profile in a social network, identifying associated profiles associated with the first profile, ranking the associated profiles, wherein ranking is not based exclusively on a degree of separation, and outputting the associated profiles based at least in part on the ranking is set forth.
Google Llc

Electronic monitoring device for monitoring at least one radionavigation signal during an approach phase to a landing runway, related monitoring method and computer program

An electronic monitoring device for monitoring at least one radionavigation signal during an approach phase to a landing runway, related monitoring method and computer program are disclosed. In one aspect, the each radionavigation signal is obtained from a reception chain on board an aircraft.
Thales

Routing use at retail premises

A routing system for use at a retail premise of a merchant is provided. The retail premise has a plurality of products located at a plurality of sub-regions of the retail premise and the routing system comprises: a routing engine component operable to receive, from a communication device of a consumer, an initial location corresponding to a current location of the consumer within the retail premise, and an offer engine component operable to generate a product offer associated with a said product; wherein the routing engine component is operable to: obtain a target location corresponding to a location of the said product within the retail premise, calculate a route of recommendation between the initial location and the target location based on a popularity score associated with a said sub-region of the retail premise, said popularity score being indicative of an amount of consumer traffic in the sub-region, and transmit the product offer and the route of recommendation to the communication device.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Data acquisition, fraud prevention, and location approaches

One or more in-range stationary stations are provided which are configured to transmit a signal received by an in-range mobile unit. The in-range mobile unit contains local location resources, including a gnss (global navigation satellite systems) location portion and a non-gnss location portion.

Navigating among images of an object in 3d space

A three-dimensional model of an object is employed to aid in navigation among a number of images of the object taken from various viewpoints. In general, an image of an object such as a digital photograph is displayed in a user interface or the like.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Multi-application state navigation

Technology for interoperability is disclosed by enabling the sharing of application state data for an application experience across computing devices, operating systems, applications, or locations. In one aspect, a secondary application shares encrypted state data along with a non-encrypted hint that describes the application experience reflected in the state data with a primary application.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Package delivery by means of an automated multi-copter uas/uav dispatched from a conventional delivery vehicle

Methods and associated systems for autonomous package delivery utilize a uas/uav, an infrared positioning senor, and a docking station integrated with a package delivery vehicle. The uas/uav accepts a package for delivery from the docking station on the delivery vehicle and uploads the delivery destination.
Workhorse Group Inc.

Adaptive autonomous vehicle planner logic

Various embodiments relate generally to autonomous vehicles and associated mechanical, electrical and electronic hardware, computer software and systems, and wired and wireless network communications to provide an autonomous vehicle fleet as a service. More specifically, systems, devices, and methods are configured to generate trajectories to influence navigation of autonomous vehicles.
Zoox, Inc.

Collision avoidance unmanned aircraft

An obstacle-avoidance system for a vehicle, the obstacle-avoidance system may comprise: a communication device; a plurality of sensors, the plurality of sensors configured to detect collision threats within a predetermined distance of the vehicle; and a processor. The processor may communicatively couple to the communication device and the plurality of sensors and configured to receive navigation commands being communicated to a control system via said communication device.
Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation

Satellite signal reception apparatus, satellite signal reception method and program therefor

A navigation satellite signal reception apparatus includes a satellite antenna; a satellite orbital information collection unit that collects orbital information of a navigation satellite; a peripheral environment spatial information collection unit that collects spatial information for a peripheral environment of an installation position of the satellite antenna; a positional information collection unit that collects positional information for the installation position of the satellite antenna; and a signal correction unit that performs a determination process to determine whether a navigation satellite associated with the received satellite signal is in a directly viewable state or in a non-directly-viewable state from the installation position of the satellite antenna, and that performs a correction process on a satellite signal from a navigation satellite in an nlos state, on the assumption that the satellite signal is a reflected wave.. .
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation

Cryptographically-secure autonomous detection of spoofed gnss signals

Methods and systems for cryptographically-secure autonomous detection of spoofed gnss signals is provided. A method is provided that includes the steps of: generating a cryptographic code, controlling a motion of at least one antenna of a global navigation satellite system (gnss) receiver system according to the cryptographic code, detecting a plurality of satellite signals during the controlled motion of the at least one antenna, and determining, based on carrier phase variations of the detected plurality of satellite signals, whether the plurality of satellite signals originated from a spoofer transmitter..
Arbiter Systems, Incorporated

Navigation method, navigation terminal, and server

A navigation method, a navigation terminal, and a server is disclosed. The method in the embodiments of the present disclosure includes: obtaining, by a navigation terminal, first navigation information; generating, by the navigation terminal, a first navigation route according to the first navigation information; sending, by the navigation terminal, information about the first navigation route to a server; receiving, by the navigation terminal, second navigation information sent by the server, where the second navigation information includes a real-time route parameter of the first navigation route; and when the real-time route parameter of the first navigation route satisfies a preset condition, effectuating, by the navigation terminal, a navigation window to pop up or automatically adjusting content presented in a navigation window..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and searching point of interest in navigation device

A navigation device includes a touch screen configured to receive a search term and to display at least one point to interest (poi) information corresponding to the search term, a computer-readable memory configured to store a poi data by region, and a controller configured to split the search term into at least two parts including a front portion and a second portion next to the front portion, determine a target region based on the second portion, find a matched poi data among poi data related to the target region based on the whole of the search term, and output a search result as the at least one poi information into the touch screen.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Generating instructions for shared travel experiences

A first user of a smart phone or vehicle navigation system may invite a second user of a smart phone or vehicle navigation system to participate in a shared travel experience where the second user follows the first user. While on the shared trip, the first user is provided the location of the second user along with a route to a selected destination.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and methods for delivery vehicle monitoring

A monitoring system for items in a delivery vehicle is described. Sensors disposed in the delivery vehicle are configured to sense data indicative of a current quality of items stored in the delivery vehicle.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Systems and methods for indoor and outdoor mobile device navigation

The present disclosure provides methods and systems for facilitating indoor and outdoor navigation on a mobile device. First position information may be received from a first location provider and second position information may be received from a second location provider.
Phunware, Inc.

System and autonomous vehicle navigation

A system that performs a method is disclosed. The system receives a current vehicle position from a position sensor.
Faraday&future Inc.

Hip replacement navigation system and method

A hip joint navigation system is provided that includes a base having at least one channel disposed therethrough for receiving a pin for mounting the base to the pelvis. A mount feature is disposed on a top surface.
Orthalign, Inc.

Patient reference device

Methods and devices to track patient anatomy during a surgical operation. A patient reference device is attached to an anatomical feature of a patient and it includes an attachment base and an optically-trackable array detectable by an optical navigation system and having a longitudinally-extending arm to space apart the fixed geometric pattern from the anatomical feature.

Sensor guided catheter navigation system

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

Video region indicator that indicates that video content is available

A method comprising determining an interaction navigational location, causing display of a perspective image that depicts a view of a portion of map information from the interaction navigational location, causing display of a video region indicator that indicates that video content is available at a video navigational location, the video content depicting a view of a portion of the map information from the video navigational location, determining that the interaction navigational location has changed such the interaction navigational location corresponds with the video navigational location, and causing rendering of the video content based, at least in part, on the interaction navigational location corresponding with the video navigational location is disclosed.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Apparatus and detecting objects and navigation

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a process by which first data is received from a mobile device regarding first objects detected by the mobile device in an area, the first data having been collected by the mobile device at a number of first collection points while moving along a first path from an initial position in the area to a boundary of the area. The first data is aggregated with second data previously collected regarding second objects in the area, the second data having been collected at a number of second collection points along a second path different from the first path.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Systems and methods for navigation of groups of media assets

Systems and methods are provided for navigating between groups of media assets based on multiple user inputs of directional navigation commands received within a threshold period of time of each other. Specifically, the system may navigate through a number of ordered groups of media assets without presenting information to the user related to the specific groups (e.g., present to the user media assets associated with the group) in response to receiving the multiple directional navigation commands, thus allowing a user to navigate to a desired group of media assets with fewer distractions..
Rovi Guides, Inc.

System and digital television operation and control - recommendations

A method for controlling display device operation including: monitoring usage of a display device with respect to content selections of a control interface; presenting the control interface including: a primary display region having a first plurality of graphical elements selected based on content selections for a selected tab element, and a secondary display area including a plurality of horizontal navigation bars, the plurality of horizontal navigation bars being arranged in a listing order based on contextual relevance and including respective second pluralities of graphical elements; detecting a selection of a graphical element of the first and second pluralities of graphical elements; and updating, in response to the detecting, the presentation of the control interface by: updating the first plurality of graphical elements of the primary display region, and updating the listing order and second pluralities of graphical elements of the plurality of horizontal navigation bars.. .
Hisense International Co., Ltd.

Navigation using proximity information

Embodiments provide techniques, including systems and methods, for locating and navigating to the location of a requestor based on proximity between a requestor device and a provider device. For example, embodiments display proximity indicators to allow a provider to quickly, easily, and safely locate a requestor upon arrival near a request location.
Lyft, Inc.

Device/ue-oriented beam recovery and maintenance mechanisms

Aspects of this disclosure provide techniques for detecting and recovering from beam-failure events. In some embodiments, motion sensor information generated by motion sensors on a ue is used to detect, predict, and/or recover from a beam failure event that results, or would otherwise result, from movement of the ue.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Method and apparatus to provide a virtual workstation with enhanced navigational efficiency

A method and apparatus are provided for enhancing a navigational efficiency of a virtual workstation. The method includes receiving a design space describing a desired arrangement of virtual monitors.
University Of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc.

Input method and apparatus

The present disclosure provides an input method and apparatus, wherein the method comprises: displaying a speech collecting control on a current interface after a word input function is triggered; collecting speech data after the speech collecting control is triggered; upon completion of the speech data collection, converting the collected speech data into words, and displaying the words obtained from the conversion on the screen. In the present disclosure, it is only necessary to display the speech collecting control on the current interface during the whole word input procedure, without popping up the word input method panel that occupies a lot of screen space.
Beijing Baidu Netcom Science And Technology Co., Ltd.

Ship-collision avoidance guiding system using time series graphic display

The present invention relates to a ship-collision prevention system and method for preventing a collision between a ship at sea and another ship, and according to the present invention, provided is a ship-collision avoidance guiding system using a time series graphic display, and in order to solve problems of a conventional electronic chart display and information system (ecdis) and navigation systems using the same, which have a disadvantage of a complex and unintuitive screen display because of a simple enumeration of various pieces of information on a screen, the guiding system displays, in a time series graph, changes in relative distance according to time with respect to respective ships and obstacles on the basis of information provided from the ecdis and a radar system, wherein, in a case of ships, whether the respective ships are on portside or starboard is displayed on the basis of radar information, and if a distance to a specific ship has a predetermined threshold value or less, the guiding system is configured to notify, through an alarm and the like, avoidance to a ship having the obligation to keep out of the way, thereby enabling the positions of an obstacle and a ship nearby at sea, crossing event time, and whether the ship is to be avoided to be easily identified at a glance, and effectively preventing a collision between ships at sea, and simultaneously, enabling a simulation for a crossing event and avoidance by inputting a random value.. .
Korean Institute Of Ocean Science & Technology

Enrichment of point cloud data for high-definition maps for autonomous vehicles

A vehicle computing system performs enhances relatively sparse data collected by a lidar sensor by increasing the density of points in certain portions of the scan. For instance, the system generates 3d triangles based on a point cloud collected by the lidar sensor and filters the 3d triangles to identify a subset of 3d triangles that are proximate to the ground.
Deepmap Inc.

Systems and methods for transportation

Systems and methods for transportation includes a car sharing network that invites ride-sharers to join the network; a computer receiving a trip request from one or more riders including a module for: matching, by the computer, the trip request to one or more routes having a common route and satisfying a cost-effective navigation route; dispatching, by a computer, an autonomous vehicle to pick up the rider(s) along the cost-effective route; recommending an item or event of interest to the rider(s); and changing the route to accommodate the item or event.. .

Lane network construction using high definition maps for autonomous vehicles

An hd map system represents landmarks on a high definition map for autonomous vehicle navigation, including describing spatial location of lanes of a road and semantic information about each lane, and along with traffic signs and landmarks. The system generates lane lines designating lanes of roads based on, for example, mapping of camera image pixels with high probability of being on lane lines into a three-dimensional space, and locating/connecting center lines of the lane lines.
Deepmap Inc.

Method and device for visually impaired assistance

A device, system, and method of assistance for visually impaired users. The system comprises a plurality of video cameras, often head mounted, computer processors and associated support devices and algorithms configured for computer vision, and a user worn haptic band comprising a plurality (two or more) of distantly spaced haptic transducers.
Vasuyantra Corp., A Delaware Corporation

Dynamic faceting for personalized search and discovery

Methods, computer program products, and systems are presented. The methods include, for instance: determining user clusters and navigation-type clusters based on multiple information requests, and training facets and corresponding usefulness factor of the facets from the multiple information requests by machine learning.
International Business Machines Corporation

Publisher-subscriber system with publisher based taxonomy for multi-data source publisher

A publisher-subscriber system can be designed that roots information of a publisher associated with multiple data sources, organizes the data of the multiple data sources into sub-channels based on a publisher defined taxonomy, and couples the published information with a publisher's online presence. Rooting the publishing of information to a publisher instead of a topic or content, for example, facilitates subscriber navigation of publishers that publish same or similar types of information while also allowing diverse information from numerous data sources to be organized by publisher defined information taxonomy across the multiple data sources..
Ca, Inc.

Augmenting text with multimedia assets

Systems and methods are provided for providing a navigation interface to access or otherwise use electronic content items. In one embodiment, an augmentation application identifies at least one entity referenced in a document.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Head worn wireless computer having high-resolution display suitable for use as a mobile internet device

A handheld wireless display device, having at least svga-type resolution, includes a wireless interface, such as bluetooth™, wifi™, wimax™, cellular or satellite, to allow the device to utilize a number of different hosts, such as a cell phone, personal computer, media player. The display may be monocular or binocular.
Kopin Corporation

System and presentation of a control interface and launcher

The present disclosure relates to processes and systems for operation of a display device such as a digital television. In one embodiment, a method for display device operation includes detecting a command for presentation of a control interface, and presenting a control interface according to a spatial arrangement model.
Hisense International Co., Ltd.

Real-time context generation and blended input framework for morphing user interface manipulation and navigation

Presenting data based on a context of a request includes receiving, on a user device, a request to present data on a device, wherein the request comprises a series of words, determining a context associated with the data based on the series of words, wherein the context is not explicit in the series of words, generating a modified user interface based on the request to present data, and presenting the data in the modified user interface on the user device.. .
Entefy Inc.

Mining machine management system and management method

A mining machine management system includes a detection unit mounted on a mining machine that travels in a mine in which a plurality of landmarks is installed, and which detects a position of the landmark with respect to the mining machine in a non-contact manner, and a traveling control unit which corrects a current position of the mining machine based on a position of the landmark, the position having been obtained in advance, and the position of the landmark obtained by the detection unit and causes the mining machine to travel by dead reckoning navigation, and which does not use at least the position of the landmark detected by the detection unit in causing the mining machine to travel by the dead reckoning navigation, when a vehicle traveling in the mine exists around the position of the landmark detected by the detection unit.. .
Komatsu Ltd.

Accurate time recovery from global navigation satellite system

A system for recovering accurate time data from a received satellite signal, including an antenna connected to a remote digital receiver by synchronous communication channel. The antenna converts the satellite signal to if and digitizes it.
Smart Energy Instruments Inc.

User location and activity based smart reminders

In one aspect, an apparatus for scheduling are provided. The apparatus may detect a user activity.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Virtual slide stage (vss) viewing whole slide images

Embodiments provide slide navigation technology that addresses challenges in digital pathology of navigating and viewing high resolution slide images. Example systems comprise a virtual slide stage (vss) having at least one sensor that detects user movement of a target placed on the vss, and an input component, coupled to the vss, which provides quick function movement control of the target via quick functions.
Corista, Llc

Intelligent parking systerm and parking lot using the same

A navigation system includes a navigation management module, a gps navigation module, an lidar navigation module, an lidar navigation module and an environmental judgment module. The navigation management module is used to integrate and output navigation information and store map.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Navigation systerm and using the same

A navigation system includes a navigation management module, a gps navigation module, an lidar navigation module, an lidar navigation module and an environmental judgment module. The navigation management module is used to integrate and output navigation information and store map.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Navigation system with route displaying mechanism and operation thereof

A method of operation of a navigation system comprising: determining a node including a node attribute for a maneuver along a path; determining a node presentation based on the node attribute including a node proximity meeting or exceeding a node relevance threshold; generating a route bar including the node based on the node presentation, the node proximity, or a combination thereof; determining a safe location with a control unit for displaying the route bar based on a current surrounding for presenting on a device.. .
Telenav, Inc.

Electronic navigation systems with user and simulation profiles

Electronic navigation systems may be provided with user and/or demo profiles. Each user or demo profile may define a specific settings regarding display layout, user preferences, and various functions and features displayed or provided at an electronic navigation system.
Flir Belgium Bvba

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.

Traffic sign feature creation for high definition maps used for navigating autonomous vehicles

An hd map system represents landmarks on a high definition map for autonomous vehicle navigation, including describing spatial location of lanes of a road and semantic information about each lane, and along with traffic signs and landmarks. The system generates lane lines designating lanes of roads based on, for example, mapping of camera image pixels with high probability of being on lane lines into a three-dimensional space, and locating/connecting center lines of the lane lines.
Deepmap Inc.

Lane line creation for high definition maps for autonomous vehicles

An hd map system represents landmarks on a high definition map for autonomous vehicle navigation, including describing spatial location of lanes of a road and semantic information about each lane, and along with traffic signs and landmarks. The system generates lane lines designating lanes of roads based on, for example, mapping of camera image pixels with high probability of being on lane lines into a three-dimensional space, and locating/connecting center lines of the lane lines.
Deepmap Inc.

Methods and systems for event initiated navigational assistance

Embodiments for providing navigation routes by one or more processors are described. An indication of a destination is received.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method for vehicular navigation using static, real-time and predictive data

The invention is a method of vehicular navigation using static, real-time, historical, environmental and predictive route and road-condition data.. .

Navigation system based on air pollution exposure profiling

Systems and methods for navigating in consideration of estimated air quality in an individual area of a geographic region includes receiving traffic data for the individual area and sensor data of environmental pollution sensors within the individual region.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Integrating online navigation data with cached navigation data during active navigation

When a portable device cannot connect to a network, offline navigation directions are generated and displayed by obtaining navigation instructions stored on the portable device which direct a user from a first location to a second location. When a network connection later becomes available, the portable device obtains online navigation directions from the first location to the second location from a navigation server.
Google Llc

Creation and use of enhanced maps

A method of enhancing positioning of a moving vehicle based on visual identification of visual objects, comprising obtaining from a location sensor a global positioning and a movement vector of a moving vehicle, capturing one or more images using one or more imaging devices mounted on the moving vehicle to depict at least partial view of a surroundings of the moving vehicle, analyzing the image(s) to identify one or more visual objects having a known geographical position obtained according to the global positioning from a visual data record associated with a navigation map, analyzing the image(s) to calculate a relative positioning of the moving vehicle with respect to the identified visual object(s), calculating an enhanced positioning of the moving vehicle based on the relative positioning and applying the enhanced positioning to a navigation system of the moving vehicle.. .
Ionroad Technologies Ltd.

Detection of vertical structures based on lidar scanner data for high-definition maps for autonomous vehicles

A vehicle computing system performs enhances relatively sparse data collected by a lidar sensor by increasing the density of points in certain portions of the scan. For instance, the system generates 3d triangles based on a point cloud collected by the lidar sensor and filters the 3d triangles to identify a subset of 3d triangles that are proximate to the ground.
Deepmap Inc.

Navigation

The present disclosure discloses a navigation method and apparatus. A specific implementation of the method comprises: sending an image captured by a terminal used by a user in an indoor environment to a server, the image comprising an identification object; receiving navigation information associated with a position of the user in the indoor environment returned from the server, the position being determined by the server based on a preset identification object matching the identification object and a position in the indoor environment corresponding to the preset identification object; and presenting at least a portion of the navigation information in the image by adopting an augmented reality mode.
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

System and calibrating vehicle dynamics expectations for autonomous vehicle navigation and localization

A system that performs a method is disclosed. While navigating a vehicle along a path, the system determines a starting point along the driving path, and monitors a vehicle trajectory, wherein the vehicle trajectory comprises odometry information.
Faraday&future Inc.

Method of controlling speed of a vehicle

A method of controlling the speed of a vehicle, especially an automobile, is responsive to information concerning a route and traffic. The method identifies at least a portion of an anticipated route, based on planned route data from a navigation system and/or based on data from a repeat journey logger.
Bentley Motors Limited

Automated smart book inventory and shelving robot based on rfid technology

An automatic and intelligent book checking and shelving robot based on the rfid technology, including an rfid system used for identifying book information, a controllable lifting device used for checking books, a navigation sensor for providing a locating navigation function and a four-wheel omni-directional mobile platform for driving the equipment to move. The present invention mainly uses the automatic identification technology and the radio frequency phase technology in the rfid technology, and the machine automation technology to realize an automatic and intelligent book checking and shelving function, including an automatic whole-library book checking function and an automatic whole-library book shelving function..
Nanjing University

Wearable navigation system for blind or visually impaired persons with wireless assistance

A wearable navigation system for blind or visually impaired persons with wireless assistance. The system has one or more than one camera to capture images from the surroundings of the blind user.

Systems and methods for navigation and control of an implant positioning device

An implant positioning device and a method of using the device are described. The positioning device includes an end effector configured to contact an implant component during a surgical procedure, the end effector connected to an actuator for imparting an impact force to the implant component during the surgical procedure, a motor mechanically connected to the actuator and configured to move the actuator to produce one or more impacts on the end effector, thereby imparting the impact force to the implant component, and a control circuit coupled to the motor.
Smith & Nephew, Inc.

Intuitive user interface control for remote catheter navigation and 3d mapping and visualizaton systems

The present disclosure relates to a control system for user-guided robotic control of a medical device and includes an electronic control unit, a computer-readable memory coupled to the ecu, and a visualization system configured to provide a view of an anatomical model. The memory contains user interface logic configured to be executed by the ecu, and configured to obtain input from a touch screen display with respect to the view of an anatomical model.
St Jude Medical, Atrial Fibrillation Division, Inc

Systems and methods for surgical navigation

System and methods for surgical navigation providing mixed reality visualization are provided. The mixed reality visualization depicts virtual images in conjunction with real objects to provide improved visualization to users..
Mako Surgical Corp.

Phantom to determine positional and angular navigation system error

A phantom to determine navigational error in a surgical navigation system that tracks the location of an elongate tool having a tip and a shaft based on a plurality of fiducials attached to the elongate tool. The phantom includes a base portion that models a lower portion of a mammalian head and having a top surface with a plurality of touch points, each of the touch points being a respective indentation, and a frame detachably securable to the base portion and having an upper portion spaced apart from the top surface, the upper portion having defined therein a plurality of apertures.
Synaptive Medical (barbados) Inc.

Battery charge level based mobile navigation system

An apparatus is provided which comprises: a battery to selectively power the apparatus; a first circuitry to estimate a first travel time to travel from a start location to an end location via a first route; and a second circuitry to (i) determine that a charge of the battery is likely to be exhausted prior to a user is to reach the end location via the first route, if the apparatus is to operate in a first mode of operation, and (ii) display the first route as an infeasible route. .
Intel Corporation

Determination of location of a mobile device

Determination of a current location of a mobile device based on exchange of messages between the mobile device and a remote device. The determination can be originated from the remote device and can be performed, in certain embodiments, by a system within a network that provides services to the mobile device.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Method and system to navigate viewable content

A method and system to navigate viewable content in the context of television entertainment is provided. In one example embodiment, the system comprises a presentation module to present main content on a display screen, a communications module to receive a first request associated with a first directional key on a remote control device, a navigation mode detector to determine a navigation mode associated with the first request, a margin menu module to activate a margin menu associated with the determined navigation mode.
Open Tv, Inc.

Handoff feature for content sharing platforms

Implementations disclose a handoff feature for a content sharing platform. A method includes maintaining a session history of a session that occurred at a first client device, the session history identified by a visit identifier (id) and comprising a set of recently-watched content items on a content sharing platform, determining that a user associated with the session is active on a second client device, transmitting, to the second client device, a session continuation notification associated with the visit id and a navigation end-point of the session, receiving, from the second client device, a request for a watch page user interface (ui) of a content item corresponding to the navigation end-point of the session, and transmitting, to the second client device, instructions to load the watch page ui and to request additional components of the watch page ui using the visit id..
Google Inc.

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

Method, apparatus, and system for object tracking and navigation

Method, apparatus and systems for object tracking are disclosed. In one example, a disclosed method includes obtaining at least one time series of channel information (ci) of a wireless multipath channel using: a processor, a memory communicatively coupled with the processor and a set of instructions stored in the memory.
Origin Wireless, Inc.

Management of notices to airmen

A description is given of a method, implemented by a computer, for managing a notice to airmen, comprises the steps of: receiving at least one notice to airmen; receiving one or more elements of a navigation database associated with a flight plan of an aircraft; comparing the content of the received notice to airmen with the elements of the navigation database associated with a flight plan of an aircraft. Various developments describe in particular the detection of unavailable elements on the basis of analysis of the content of the messages, processing operations performed on the portion of the messages expressed in natural language, diverse methods of notifying the pilot, the intervention of third-party operators in the management of the messages, the enrichment of data and various implementation variants with regard to the system (flight management system fms and/or electronic flight bag efb)..
Thales

Transmitting navigational data to driver devices for transporting a user to destinations specified in a transportation request

In one embodiment, a method includes: receiving, from a user device of a user, a transportation request specifying a plurality of destinations; transmitting, to a first driver device of a first driver, navigational data to enable the first driver to transport the user to a first destination of the plurality of destinations; determining that the first driver is unavailable to transport the user to a second destination of the plurality of destinations; monitoring an expected finish time for the user at the first destination and locations of a plurality of drivers; selecting a second driver based on the expected finish time for the user and based on an expected arrival time for the second driver; and transmitting, to a second driver device of the second driver, navigational data to enable the second driver to transport the user to the second destination.. .
Gt Gettaxi Limited

Lane level traffic information and navigation

A plurality of instances of probe data are received. Each instance is matched to a link of a digital map.
Here Global B.v.

Method, apparatus and system for facilitating navigation in an extended scene

A method, apparatus and system for facilitating navigation toward a region of interest in an extended scene of video content include determining a timeline including information regarding at least one region of interest in the video content and displaying, in a portion of the video content currently being displayed, a visual indicator indicating a direction in which to move in the video content to cause the display of the at least one region of interest. In one embodiment of the present principles a timeline is attached to the content and carries information evolving over time about the region(s) of interest.
Thomson Licensing

Driver assistance system of a motor vehicle

Driver assistance system of a motor vehicle, to be connected with a navigation unit and a camera unit; wherein the navigation unit is adapted to access map data representing road segments of a road network located in the geographic proximity of the motor vehicle and road signs located on the road segments, to determine a current position of the motor vehicle located on a road segment, and to provide first information of at least one road sign to the driver assistance system, which road sign is located on a position of a road segment to be travelled by the motor vehicle based on the current position of the motor vehicle. The driver assistance system is adapted to provide second information of the at least one road sign to the camera unit based on the first information provided by the navigation unit.
Lucas Automotive Gmbh

Role-based navigation interface systems and methods

Certain examples provide role-based navigation interface systems and methods. An example apparatus includes a rules engine including rules for workflow execution and interface generation.
General Electric Company

Systems and methods for enhanced information visualization

In accordance with the present invention, an information management application that provides users with the ability to create and customize matrix displays of information relating to a particular product or service for navigation by other users is provided.. .
Visible World, Inc.

Name hierarchies for mapping public names to resources

A resource set comprising a set of resources may be provided to the public. It may be desirable to associate with the resources a set of public names, such as friendly urls that may be more memorable, may indicate to users the type of resource so named, and may promote indexing of the resources by search engines.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Search method, apparatus, and electronic device

A method of searching content is provided. The method includes receiving, in a social media messaging program, a search request including one or more search terms from a user of a client device.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Event-related media management system

An event-related media management system contextualizes media content. The event-related media management system associates media content with contextual event-related data to associate the media content with the events and information about the events.
Uberfan, Llc

Hands-free navigation of touch-based operating systems

Aspects of the present invention allow hands-free navigation of touch-based operating systems. The system may automatically interface with a touch-based operating system and generate hands-free commands that are associated with touch-based commands.
Realwear, Incorporated

Context based content navigation for wearable display

Systems and methods provide for content navigation based on an identified context. A wearable device is initiated and loaded with content from a content repository.
Realwear, Incorporated

Method in connection with a radiosonde and system

According to an example aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method in connection with a radiosonde, the method comprising measuring a humidity of the atmosphere at several different altitudes in the atmosphere, measuring a pressure at several different altitudes in the atmosphere or calculating the pressure from an altitude of the radiosonde obtained from gps or other satellite navigation system, measuring or estimating a temperature of a humidity sensor, and measuring a relative humidity by a capacitor with a polymer insulator, wherein the relative humidity value is corrected based on a correction factor, which is a function of pressure, humidity sensor temperature, and relative humidity, such that the humidity value decreases when pressure decreases.. .
Vaisala Oyj

Distributed kalman filter architecture for carrier range ambiguity estimation

Methods and apparatus for determining navigation data (124) using carrier range measurements obtained by a gnss receiver for a plurality of gnss satellites, the apparatus comprising: a first kalman filter (100) configured to determine an a posteriori estimate of a first state vector based at least in part on a first set of gnss measurements (104) obtained by the, and/or a further, gnss receiver and an a priori estimate of the first state vector, the first state vector comprising carrier range ambiguity values relating to the plurality of gnss satellites and a position of the, and/or the further, gnss receiver; and a second kalman filter (102) configured to determine an a posteriori estimate of a second state vector, which comprises the navigation data (124), based at least in part on a second set of gnss measurements (106) obtained by the, and/or a further, gnss receiver, an a priori estimate of the second state vector, and carrier range ambiguity data (126) based on the carrier range ambiguity values determined in the a posteriori estimate of the first state vector.. .
U-blox Ag

Navigation system

A navigation system for providing navigation directions to a user comprising: an input for receiving user commands to define a navigation route; processing means arranged to determine navigation directions relating to the user selected route; an output arranged to output navigation directions to the user wherein the processing means is arranged to determine the boundary of the navigation route and the output is arranged to output an indication signal to mark the boundaries of the navigation route.. .
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Method for operating a navigation system

A method is disclosed for operating a navigation system with a graphic display of a north-pointing map section of a digital road map. A map section to be displayed includes a current position and at least one section of a route to a specified destination.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Driver assistance system for a motor vehicle

Driver assistance in a motor vehicle using a navigation system and a road sign display system, wherein: the navigation system accesses map data representing road segments of a road network in the geographic proximity of the motor vehicle and road signs located on the road segments, determines and provides a current position of the motor vehicle located on a road segment, and provides first information of at least one road sign which is located on a road segment to be travelled by the motor vehicle based on the current position of the motor vehicle; the road sign display system detects, based on environment information in front of and/or sideways of the motor vehicle captured via a camera unit, at least one road sign in regard to its position at a road segment and/or its meaning, and provides this second information to the driver assistance system; and wherein the first and second information are compared with each other, and, if the first and second information do not coincide, the first information provided by the navigation system is outputted for an associated signalling for the driver of the motor vehicle or a velocity affecting unit of the motor vehicle.. .
Lucas Automotive Gmbh

Electronic navigation system

An electronic navigation system, a navigation method using the electronic navigation system, and a computer-readable media storing computer executable instructions for executing the navigation method are disclosed herein. The electronic navigation system is configured to perform the following: receiving user's entry of calendar data of a planned event into the electronic calendar via the telecommunication device, the calendar data of the planned event comprising at least an indication of a point of time, a geographic location, and metadata being descriptive of the planned event; in response to the user's entry of the calendar data, reading the calendar data of the planned event by the first server computer and entering of the calendar data into the user specific trained classifier; processing of the calendar data of the planned event by the user specific trained classifier to provide a classification result, the classification result being indicative of whether a trip of the user is required to participate in the planned event; if no trip is required, generating a static reminder message by the first server computer and sending the static reminder message to the telecommunication device in order to provide a reminder to the user a fixed amount of time before the planned event; if a trip is required, generating a request by the first server computer, the request comprising at least the geographic location, and sending the request from the first server computer to the second server computer; in response to the request, generating navigation data by the navigation module, the navigation data comprising a predicted time duration for the trip, and returning a response from the second server computer to the first server computer comprising the navigation data; generating a dynamic reminder message by the first server computer, the dynamic reminder message comprising the navigation data, and sending the dynamic reminder message of variable amount of time before the planned event to the telecommunication device; the variable amount of time being given by the predicted time duration of the trip; and rendering the navigation data on a display of the telecommunication device..
Sap Se

Safe routing for navigation systems

Examples provided herein describe a navigation system to identify routes that take safety considerations into account. The system accesses safety data from various sources and computes safety data for individual road segments of a map database at multiple times for each road segment.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Navigation for vehicles

A computer system, computer-implemented method and computer program product are provided for enabling parallel processing of determining collision-free paths for a vehicle to navigate from a start location to a target location. The system receives representations of the start location (sl), the target location (tl) and one or more polygonal representations of one or more potential collision objects and initializes a representation of the vehicle with the start location (sl) as current location (cl), and with a list of targets (lot) comprising the received target location (tl) as most recent target location.
Gestalt Systems Gmbh

Providing navigational data to a driver computing device to direct the driver computing device to a geographic region in view of a location specified by the driver computing device

In one embodiment, a method includes: receiving, by a processing device over a network from a driver computing device, a driver destination location and a scheduled arrival time; and determining, based on historical data, a plurality of likelihoods corresponding to a plurality of passenger pick-up regions. Each of the plurality of likelihoods is a corresponding likelihood of the driver computing device arriving at the driver destination location by the scheduled arrival time after completing transportation of a passenger from a corresponding passenger pick-up region.
Gt Gettaxi Limited

In-vehicle tracking apparatus and method

A method of in-vehicle tracking that may begin with establishing a communication link between a mobile device and a navigation system of a vehicle. The navigation system may present driving instructions leading to a destination.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method and system for improving inertial measurement unit sensor signals

The invention relates generally to production and handling of navigational data. In one aspect, a method is provided to increase the predictive ability over novel data of models on a computer processor.

Intelligent component and bicycle

The application provides an intelligent component and a bicycle. The intelligent component includes a bracket, and an intelligent component body embedded on the bracket, wherein the bracket is connected with a handle bar of a bicycle, and a frame of the bicycle.
Letv Sports Culture Develop (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Dynamic content delivery based on vehicle navigational attributes

Systems and methods are disclosed for receiving, at a computing device in a vehicle, data from a server computer comprising a plurality of sporting event data items. The computing device may determine which of the plurality of sporting event data items to present to a user, by performing various operations.
Gracenote, Inc.

Navigation system tracking high-efficiency indoor lighting fixtures

A system for identifying the location of a mobile device uses signatures of standard room lighting derived from the frequency spectrum of light fluctuations associated with driver circuitry of that lighting. Improved sensitivity (frequency and dynamic range) are provided by using a pair of dedicated photodetectors which may deduce a one-dimensional angular location of a light source by comparing the signals developed by two photodetectors having different angular sensitivities..
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Navigation system with content delivery mechanism and operation thereof

A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a travel context with a control unit based on a context factor; generating a content metadata based on extracting a corresponding instance of the context factor from a media content; generating a delivery content based on the travel context, the content metadata, or a combination thereof for selecting the media content relevant to the travel context; and generating multiple instances of a delivery sequence wherein each of the delivery sequence different from one another by including a different instance of the delivery content for tailoring the delivery sequence for each of a user profile traveling together within the travel context for presenting on each of a device of the user profile.. .
Telenav, Inc.

Email chain navigation

Technical solutions are described to arbitrarily order and access email messages based on text analysis and social network analysis. One general aspect includes a system that includes an email server and an email client.
International Business Machines Corporation

Composite navigation automatic configuration management of application software

The disclosed embodiments illustrate a composite navigational method and system for the automatic configuration management of application software by a computing server. The method includes extracting a plurality of previous configuration values from a storage device.
Conduent Business Services Llc

Systems and methods for protecting retail display merchandise from theft

Security systems and methods configured for use with an item of merchandise for retail display include a housing, at least one sensor carried by the housing and at least one output device carried by the housing. The security system further includes a controller carried by the housing and operably coupled to the sensor and to the output device.
Invue Security Products Inc.

Apparatus and determining toll gate section

A toll gate section determining apparatus may include an information providing device that provides information by use of a camera, a radar, and a navigation device; a toll gate section determining device that determines a toll gate section based on movement information and line information of a neighboring vehicle, which are provided from the camera and the radar, and map information provided from the navigation device; and a vehicle control device that controls longitudinal driving or transverse driving of a vehicle when a current section is determined as the toll gate section.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Method and system for simultaneous scene parsing and model fusion for endoscopic and laparoscopic navigation

A method and system for scene parsing and model fusion in laparoscopic and endoscopic 2d/2.5d image data is disclosed. A current frame of an intra-operative image stream including a 2d image channel and a 2.5d depth channel is received.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Location identifying device, location identifying method, and program therefor

A location identifying device includes an image data receiving part that receives data of a photographed image of a field taken from the air, and a location data receiving part that receives data of location, which is measured on the basis of navigation signals from a navigation satellite by a location measuring device while a mobile body having the location measuring device moves along a predetermined path set for the field. The location identifying device also includes a first shape data detecting part that detects a shape of the predetermined path from the photographed image data, a correspondence relationship determining part that determines a correspondence relationship between the shape of the path detected by the first shape data detecting part and the location data, and a field location identifying part that identifies a location of the field contained in the photographed image by referring to the determined correspondence relationship..
Topcon Corporation

Systems, methods and enhanced navigation in preparation of an electronic tax return

Systems, methods and articles of manufacture for preparing an electronic tax return which prioritizes form fields and provides a user interface which displays each form field and indicates the status of each form field as a required form field, a completed form field or an optional form field, and also provides for easy and efficient navigation to each form field. The tax preparation system includes a software application having a rules module configured to analyze and prioritize a plurality of form fields based on a set of predetermined prioritization rules, a field mapper module configured to map form fields to respective status identifiers, and a user interface manager configured to generate a user interface for display to a user, the user interface including each of the form fields in an order based upon the priority ranking and a respective visible status marker associated with each of the form fields..
Intuit Inc.

Autonomous navigation using spiking neuromorphic computers

A spike timing dependent plasticity (stdp) rule is applied in a spiking neural network (snn) that includes artificial synapses bi-directionally connecting artificial neurons in the snn to model locations within a physical environment. A first neuron is activated to cause a spike wave to propagate from the first neuron to other neurons in the snn.
Intel Corporation

Data device including ofn functionality

A data entry device including a housing, data entry circuitry located within the housing, a keypad mounted in the housing and having a plurality of movable key elements which, when depressed, are displaced to at least a predetermined extent from a first location within the housing to a second location within the housing and optical finger navigation (ofn) circuitry mounted inside the housing, being operative for sensing at least some of the plurality of movable key elements when depressed and displaced to at least the predetermined extent from the first location within the housing to the second location within the housing and providing a key displacement output indicating key displacement to the data entry circuitry.. .
Verifone, Inc.

Incremental update of compressed navigational databases

A computing device may identify a plurality of equally sized data blocks of a first navigation file and may identify a plurality of equally sized data blocks of a second navigation file. The computing device may perform binary difference operations between the data blocks of the first navigation file to corresponding data blocks of the second navigation file the result of the binary difference operations is stored in a plurality of navigation patch files.
Here Global B.v.

Guided web navigation tool

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

Scrollbar for dynamic content

Techniques and apparatuses for a scrollbar for dynamic content are described herein. In one or more implementations, a portion of initial content is displayed in a user interface along with a scrollbar configured for selection to navigate to other portions of the initial content.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Navigation system and mouse device

A clock calibration method of a navigation system is provided. The clock calibration method includes: entering a calibration mode; sequentially issuing, by a host, a count start signal and a count end signal separated by a time interval; counting a local oscillation frequency of a local oscillator when a navigation device receives the count start signal from the host; disabling the counting when the navigation device receives the count end signal from the host and generating a current count; generating a calibration signal according to the current count and a predetermined count corresponding to the time interval; and calibrating the local oscillation frequency of the local oscillator according to the calibration signal..
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Unmanned aircraft navigation system and method

Systems, apparatuses and methods for landing an unmanned aircraft on a mobile structure are presented. Sensors on the aircraft identify a predetermined landing area on a mobile structure.
Planck Aerosystems Inc.

Methods for communicating state, intent, and context of an autonomous vehicle

One variation of a method for communicating state, intent, and context of an autonomous vehicle includes: at a first time, displaying a first icon representing a current state of a vehicle on a rear-facing visual display arranged on the vehicle; navigating toward an intersection; at a second time, detecting a state of the intersection ahead of the vehicle; rendering a second icon representing the state of the intersection at the second time on the rear-facing visual display; detecting a change in the state of the intersection at a third time succeeding the second time; selecting a next navigation action for the vehicle responsive to the change in the state of the intersection at the third time; prior to executing the next navigation action, rendering a third icon representing the next navigation action on the rear-facing visual display; and autonomously executing the next navigation action.. .
Drive.ai Inc.

Automatic driving assistant system and method thereof

The present invention provides an automatic driving assistant system, which is applied to a vehicle and includes: a navigation apparatus; an aerial photography apparatus, and an electronic apparatus. The navigation apparatus generates a plurality of paths according to a positioning signal.
Primax Electronics Ltd.

Dominant axis navigation sensor

A sensor assembly includes a first magnetic field sensor and a second magnetic field sensor. The first magnetic field sensor includes a first substrate and a first elongated magnetic field sensor component extending a first length.
Boston Scientific Scimed Inc.

Calibration of streamer navigation equipment

An apparatus can include a base assembly and a pivot assembly coupled to the base assembly. The apparatus can include a carriage coupled to the pivot assembly.
Pgs Geophysical As

Positioning apparatus

A positioning apparatus includes: a satellite positioning device calculating a satellite positioning coordinate based on a navigation signal received by a navigation signal receiver; a movement quantity calculator acquiring a signal from an inertial sensor and sequentially calculating a movement quantity of the movable object by inertial navigation from receiving a navigation signal until receiving the signal from the inertial sensor; a virtual reference point determinator sequentially determining a virtual reference point after receiving the navigation signal; and a position determinator determining the position of the movable object sequentially based on the movement quantity of the movable object from the virtual reference point. The virtual reference point determinator determines that the virtual reference point is obtained by multiplying respective weighting factors on the position of the movable object and the satellite positioning coordinate, and increases the weighting factor used to multiply the satellite positioning coordinate..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Outlier-tolerant navigation satellite system positioning method and system

The invention relates to a method carried out by a navigation satellite system (nss) receiver or a processing entity receiving data therefrom, for estimating parameters useful to determine a position. The nss receiver observes nss signals from nss satellites.
Trimble Inc.

Supporting an extension of a validity period of parameter values defining an orbit

An apparatus receives values of parameters defining an orbit of a satellite of a satellite navigation system for a validity period. The apparatus furthermore determines whether a received value of at least one parameter of a predetermined set of the parameters is saturated.
Here Global B.v.

Method for efficiently detecting impairments in a multi-constellation gnss receiver

Apparatuses, methods, and systems are described for a receiver of signals from one or more satellite navigational systems to detect and/or eliminate impaired satellites/signals and/or “false positives” from the set of satellites being estimated/acquired. One method includes acquiring coarse position, time, and frequency values for each of a plurality of satellites from one or more satellite navigational systems and then selecting a set of satellites based on whether one or more of their corresponding acquired coarse values are within a minimum range.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Millimeter-wave terrain aided navigation system

Systems and method are provided for using millimeter-wave radar for terrain-aided navigation in support of autonomous guidance, landing, and mapping functions in all weather for unmanned air vehicles (uavs). In an embodiment, a uav can generate a map, based on millimeter-wave (mmw) radar returns, that rejects a large number of radar measurements as clutter and generates a flight path using waypoints based on the map.
The Government Of The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Vehicle and controlling the same

A vehicle and method for controlling the same, enabling guidance indication, such as turn by turn information to be displayed in cooperation with an interface in the vehicle, such as a cluster are provided to minimize driver distraction and increase usability of phone connectivity to guarantee stability and convenience. The vehicle includes a communication unit that receives navigation data from an outside terminal and a vehicle interface that outputs the navigation data.
Hyundai Motor Company

Method and correcting current position in navigation system via human-machine interface

A method and apparatus are provided for correcting position error in a navigation system by utilizing user input received via a human-machine interface, where the user input indicates the location of a user as perceived by the user. The navigation system includes a positioning module, navigation sensors, a map database and a human-machine interface that are employed to calculate and display the current position to the user.
Alpine Electronics, Inc.

Method and system to control vehicle based on predicting destination

Provided are a method and a system for controlling at least one feature of a vehicle based on a destination predicted when a driver of the vehicle does not input a specific destination to a navigation system of the vehicle. A driving pattern is determined using driving information of a vehicle.
Kia Motors Corporation

Midpoint-based map-agnostic navigation routing

Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided for determining a navigation route. A route is requested by a navigation device between a starting location and a destination location.
Here Global B.v.

Hybrid navigation sensor

A sensor assembly includes a first magnetic field sensor that is a first type of sensor and has a first magnetic field sensitivity in a first primary sensing direction. The first primary sensing direction is along a longitudinal axis of the sensor assembly.
Boston Scientific Scimed Inc.

Unmanned aerial vehicle

An unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) is provided. The uav includes a first guard grill, a second guard grill configured to be removably combined with the first guard grill and form an external structure and an inner space of the uav with the first guard grill, a housing configured to include a central portion located in the center of the inner space and embed a processor and a navigation system, one or more propelling elements configured to be located the inner space and be disposed around the central portion, and a plurality of motor assemblies configured to be located in the inner space and drive the propelling elements while being electrically connected with the processor.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

Aircraft assembly and method

An aircraft assembly having landing gear with a known deployment value, apparatus for permitting landing gear deployment, down-lock sensing apparatus, a navigation system, a landing gear control system, a flight control system, and a deployment controller. The deployment controller is configured to: calculate a touch down value using the aircraft position and speed information provided by the aircraft navigation system; command the landing gear control system to provide the deploy signal when the touch down value reaches a deployment threshold value which is greater than the landing gear deployment value; and command the flight control system to execute a landing abort sequence if the controller does not receive the down-lock signal from the landing gear sensing apparatus within a deployment value window which is greater than or equal to the known deployment value for the landing gear but less than the touch down value..
Safran Landing Systems Uk Ltd

Vehicle and a control a vehicle

A vehicle includes a storage configured to store navigation information, a communication module configured to receive current location information, a power apparatus configured to generate a driving force and to adjust the generated driving force, and a controller configured to acquire, if a cruise control mode is input, information about a location at which an event occurs based on the navigation information, and to control operation of the power apparatus based on the current location information and the information about the location at which the event occurs.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Vehicle and controlling the same

A vehicle and a method for controlling a same are disclosed, wherein the method for controlling the vehicle may include acquiring road type information from at least one of another vehicle, a server, an infrastructure, and a user interface (ui) configured to perform a navigation function; recognizing traveling lane information on a basis of image information detected by an image detector; establishing an obstacle existable region on a basis of the recognized traveling lane information; acquiring information regarding an obstacle from among obstacles detected by an obstacle detector on a basis of the established obstacle existable region; and controlling an anti-collision function on a basis of the obstacle information.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Audio video navigation (avn) head unit, vehicle having the same, and controlling the vehicle having the avn head unit

The present disclosure provides a head unit, a vehicle including the same, and a method for controlling the vehicle having the head unit. The head unit includes: a controller configured to control an in-vehicle device contained in a vehicle by interacting with manipulation of a user device, where the controller is configured to: receive information from the user device; control the in-vehicle device based on the information; and perform a command for operating the in-vehicle device based on signal sensitivity of the information and a predetermined logic..
Kia Motors Corporation

Robot navigational sensor system

An autonomous robot comprises a robot body, a drive configured to propel the robot, a sensor system disposed on the robot body, and a navigation controller circuit in communication with the drive and the sensor system. The sensor system comprises at least one proximity sensor comprising a sensor body, and a first emitter, a second emitter and a receiver housed by the sensor body, wherein the receiver detects objects in a bounded detection volume of the receiver field of view aimed outward and downward beyond a periphery of the robot body.
Irobot Corporation

Differential haptic guidance for personal navigation

One aspect of the technology involves a system for measuring the rotational position of a rotating shaft, including a field source configured to generate a measurable field, a sensor configured to measure the generated field, and a target that is configured to modify the generated field as measured by the sensor to have a shape with (a) at least one measurable feature for a zero reference point, and (b) a shape that varies throughout one or more angles such that a rotational position of the shaft is determined with a selected angular accuracy. There is also a device that receives a query for the rotational position of the shaft a device that responds to the query.
General Vibration Corporation

Techniques for modifying tool operation in a surgical robotic system based on comparing actual and commanded states of the tool relative to a surgical site

Systems and methods for operating a robotic surgical system are provided. The system comprises a surgical tool for interacting with a surgical target, a manipulator comprising a plurality of links and supporting the tool, a navigation system comprising a manipulator tracker coupled to the manipulator and a patient tracker coupled to the surgical target and a localizer for monitoring states of the trackers.
Mako Surgical Corp.

Techniques for detecting errors or loss of accuracy in a surgical robotic system

Systems and methods for operating a robotic surgical system are provided. The system includes a surgical tool, a manipulator comprising a base supporting links for controlling the tool, a navigation system comprising a tracker coupled to the tool and a localizer to monitor a state of the tracker.
Mako Surgical Corp.

Systems and methods for sensory augmentation in medical procedures

The present invention provides a mixed reality surgical navigation system (10) to be worn by a user (106) during a surgical procedure comprising: a display device (104), to be worn by a user (106) during a surgical procedure, comprising a processor unit (102), a display generator (204), a sensor suite (210) having at least one camera (206) or depth sensor wherein the processing unit (102) creates a reference surface map (5804) of an exposed surface (5806) of an anatomical object (4204) with data received from the sensor suite (210); the processing unit (102) establishes a reference frame (5810) relative to the sensor suite (210) for the reference surface map (5804); orientation of the reference frame (5810) is established by creating additional surface maps (5834) of other anatomical features (5824) of the anatomical object (4204); the processing unit (102) tracks a pose of the anatomical object (4204) relative to the system (10) by creating a displaced surface map (5814) of the exposed surface (5806) and rotating and translating the displaced surface map (5814) and reference frame (5810) to achieve a best fit to the reference surface map (5804) .. .
Insight Medical Systems, Inc.

Surgical navigation system and instrument guiding the same

The present disclosure provides a surgical navigation system and an instrument guiding method for the same. The instrument guiding method includes: receiving three-dimensional (3d) space information of a predetermined instrument path of an instrument; transmitting the 3d space information to a processing unit such that the processing unit converts the three-dimensional space information to two-dimensional (2d) space information by using a projection model algorithm; and receiving, by at least two image-type projecting units, the 2d space information and projecting at least two patterns into a physical space, wherein the at least two patterns intersect each other to form an intersection area..
Saturn Imaging Inc.

Methods for improving patient registration

The application as disclosed herein describes systems and methods for performing patient registration using a surgical navigation system. This application attempts to provide for improvements upon existing systems through the addition of refinement steps used to increase the accuracy of registration and streamline said process.
Synaptive Medical (barbados) Inc.

Combination of 3d ultrasound and computed tomography for guidance in interventional medical procedures

In the present invention, an imaging system and method is provided to obtain a fusion image of a patient anatomy used as a navigational 3d roadmap to guide an interventional device into the anatomy. The fusion image fuses in real-time, fluoroscopy images taken during the interventional procedure with pre-operative cta images, so that the operator can see the anatomy in the fluoroscopy image without having to inject contrast agent.
General Electric Company

Distal protection systems and methods with pressure and ultrasound features

Embodiments of the invention relate generally to systems and methods for providing embolic protection to a medical procedure by filtration of debris generated by the medical procedure. The system and methods include an embolic protection device having an ultrasound transducer for assisting in intravascular navigation of the device..
Volcano Corporation

Current driven sensor for magnetic navigation

A tracking system that includes a sensor and a current driver. The sensor includes a substrate and magnetic sensor components configured to sense one or more magnetic fields and provide signals corresponding to the one or more magnetic fields.
Boston Scientific Scimed Inc.

Multi-agent system for global positioning syste (gps) web services

The present invention is an internet communications and coordination system for providing demographic transport and shipments services. Multi-agent technology comprises the web server, vehicle, and customer applications of the internet system.

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

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

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

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

Multi-source video navigation

A method of multi-source video navigation, comprising: receiving an image sequence, each image of said sequence comprising a plurality of image parts, the image parts of said plurality comprising image data arising from synchronized images of respective video streams, each video stream arising from a corresponding source, receiving a selection parameter value arising from a user interface, said value corresponding to one at least of said video streams, and instructing the displaying of the at least one image part, from among the image parts of this plurality, corresponding to the value of the selection parameter received.. .
Current Productions

Tools and methods for distributed spatial control of swarms via multiplex information networks

A method and system for distributed spatial control of a formation of vehicles includes receiving at a first formation vehicle via a peer-to-peer communication interface, direction of travel and formation density information that indicate a course of travel for the first vehicle while travelling as a member of the formation of vehicles. The peer-to-peer formation density information indicates a distance to maintain from other neighboring formation vehicles.
University Of South Florida

Position localization using visible light communication

Visible-light communication (vlc) is an optical wireless communication technique that uses light emitting diodes (leds) or other optical sources to transmit information to a user equipment (ue) device. An optically-based location determination approach, such as using vlc infrastructure, can meet a desire for location-based services where use of vlc can provide a solution to an indoor localization or navigation problem.

Using image references in radiology reports to support report-to-image navigation

A system, method and computer readable storage medium for retrieving a narrative report for at least one study including a plurality of images of a patient from a memory, determining text structure boundaries to identify and classify each text structure in the narrative report, determining image references in each text structure of the narrative report, extracting image references from text structures classified as including an image reference and determining a study to which an extracted image reference corresponds.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Drone alerting and reporting system

A system and method to alter pilots of the presence of drone aircraft and to document or report errant drone flight operations, in particular to alert and report drone aircraft which may present a hazard to a piloted aircraft and/or are operating outside governing regulations. In one embodiment, the system comprises a surveillance subsystem configured to identify a drone operating in an airspace adjacent the aircraft; an imaging subsystem configured to acquire at least one image of the drone; a triggering subsystem interconnected with the surveillance subsystem and configured to activate the imaging subsystem; a navigational subsystem configured to provide aircraft state data associated with the at least one image; and a communication subsystem configured to transmit the at least one image and the associated aircraft state data to a receiving station; wherein the at least one image and the associated aircraft state data are transmitted to the receiving station..

Electronic device and computer application monitoring, alert, and intervention system and method

In accordance with aspects of the inventive concept, provided is a monitoring and alert system that enables one or more monitoring individuals, e.g., parents, to monitor social media usage, internet usage, application usage, content, communications, location, and/or other aspects of one or more other monitored users, e.g., their children. The monitoring and alert system can utilize social media, electronic communications, cellular data, positioning data, and navigation data, as examples, relating to and/or generated from a monitored user's activity on its mobile device to acquire data used to generate alerts to the corresponding monitoring users..
K&m Bristol Holdings, Llc

Method and virtual reality animation

A method and apparatus for improving virtual reality based animation and design. Specifically, the method and process assists artists in creating artwork in a virtual reality space and for exporting this artwork.
Nathaniel Winckler

Navigation based on downward facing sensors

Sensor information is obtained from a downward facing sensor coupled to an aircraft. A new position is determined using the sensor information, including by: obtaining directional information associated with the aircraft's direction of flight, obtaining a previous position associated with the aircraft, filtering a plurality of datasets in a ground feature database using the directional information and the previous position in order to obtain a reduced group of datasets (where each dataset in the ground feature database is associated with a known in-air position), and comparing the sensor information against the reduced group of datasets in order to determine the new position..
Kitty Hawk Corporation

Apparatus and data-based referenced navigation

A method is provided. The method comprises: initializing a point mass filter; initializing the one or more bayesian filters; obtaining measurement data associated with a horizontal position on a surface; obtaining measurement data of a horizontal position and a velocity; obtaining geo-mapping data; estimating, with the point mass filter, the horizontal position on the surface based upon the geo-mapping data and the measurement data; estimating, with the one or more bayesian filters, remaining state parameters based upon an output of the point mass filter and the measurement data; predicting, with the point mass filter, an a priori horizontal position, on a surface for a future time when the next measurement data will be obtained; and predicting, with the one or more bayesian filters, an a priori remaining state parameters for a future time when the next measurement data will be obtained..
Honeywell International Inc.

Drone pre-surveillance

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a storage device, for using a drone to pre-surveil a portion of a property. In one aspect, a system may include a monitoring unit.
Alarm.com Incorporated

Avoiding index-navigation deadlocks in database systems

This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus for avoiding deadlocks in a database management system. The system includes a transaction engine that can receive query and update transactions for accessing a primary index and one or more related secondary indexes.
Google Inc.

Parking-lot-navigation system and method

A system and method for assisted or autonomous parking of a vehicle is disclosed. The method may begin when the vehicle approaches a feeder lane within a parking lot.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Machine vision enabled swarm guidance technology

A system and method for controlling a swarm of uavs that are stored on and released from an airborne platform, fly to and destroy a target, where the uavs download target information from the airborne platform before being released therefrom, do not communicate with each other or the airborne platform while in flight, and do not depend of the presence of gps. Each uav includes a vision sensor that provides image data, a navigation module that receives the image data and causes the uav to navigate and fly towards the target, and a target destruction module that receives the image data and causes the uav to destroy the target..
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

Autonomous school bus

An autonomous bus includes sensors and actuators sufficient to perform autonomous navigation. The controller of the bus receives a route and proceeds to pick-up locations along the route.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Point-and-click control of unmanned, autonomous vehicle using omni-directional visors

The proposed method outlines a new control mechanism well-suited for small, unmanned aerial vehicles traversing in a gps-denied areas. It has the strong advantage of simplifying the interface, so that even an untrained operator can handle the difficult, dynamic problems encountered in closed quarters.

Portable human-machine interface device

Systems, methods, and software to facilitate management of industrial operations are disclosed herein. In at least one implementation, a portable hmi device is connected to a display system via a video interface, wherein the video interface provides interchangeability between a plurality of different display systems.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Marine seismic surveying

A system for acquiring a marine seismic survey makes use of a propelled vessel (40) towing at least a seismic source assembly (100) behind it. The navigation control system (42) of the propelled vessel is instructed to steer the propelled vessel in response to position information repetitively generated by a source global positioning system (gps, 130) which forms part of the seismic source assembly being towed.
Shell Oil Company

System and providing information from reference stations to rover receivers in a satellite navigation system

A navigation satellite system, one or more nss reference station is set out for providing information to one or more rover receivers. The nss reference station comprises a processing unit configured to determine one or more first range intervals representing first ambiguity windows based on estimated atmospheric effects, and determine one or more second range intervals representing a second ambiguity window smaller than each of the first ambiguity windows based on uncertainties of range measurements within a predetermined previous period.
Trimble Inc.

Robust and stable autonomous vision-inertial navigation system for unmanned vehicles

An onboard robust and stable vision-inertial navigation system that makes an unmanned vehicle autonomous in its navigation capabilities in the absence of external navigation aids like a global positioning system (gps). The system is robust to the sensor noise properties of the onboard vision and inertial sensors, as well as errors in initial estimates of the position and orientation of the vehicle.
Syracuse University

Navigation system and navigation program

It makes easy to grasp detailed information on a poi on a map. A navigation system according to the invention is configured to display a poi icon on a map, which the navigation system includes: a storage that stores poi information and voice data in association with each other; a reproducing part configured to, upon a selection of the poi icon displayed on the map, reproduce the voice data associated with the poi information of the poi icon; a recording part configured to record new voice data; and a posting part configured to cause the storage to store the poi information of the selected poi icon and the new voice data in association with each other..

Vehicle navigation projection system and method thereof

The present disclosure illustrates a vehicle navigation projection system and a method thereof. In an embodiment, a projection device disposed on the top of vehicle interior receives and analyzes a current image in front of a driver's seat of vehicle, to obtain a contour of a street in the current image, generate an indication icon based on the contour of the street and a navigation signal, and project the indication icon on a projection glass served as windshield of the vehicle.
Inventec Corporation

Vehicle navigation display system and method thereof

A vehicle navigation display system is disclosed. A processing module of a transparent display device receives and analyzes a current image in front of a driver's seat of a vehicle, to obtain a contour of a street in the current image, and then generates an indication icon according to the contour of the street and a navigation signal generated by a navigation device.
Inventec Corporation

Data processing system communicating with a map data processing system to determine or alter a navigation path based on one or more road segments

Systems and methods are disclosed for determining a probability of an adverse event that will occur in a future. The system may determine a geographical location of a vehicle based on data indicating the geographical location of the vehicle received from the vehicle and sensed by a vehicle sensor of the vehicle; determine an environment of the geographical location of the vehicle; determine vehicle attributes of the vehicle; link the environment of the geographical location of the vehicle and the vehicle attributes; and based on a link between the environment of the geographical location of the vehicle and the vehicle attributes, determine a probability of an adverse event that will occur in a future..
Allstate Insurance Company

Stress based navigation routing

In one example, a navigation routing system includes at least one processor to provide a navigation route based on one or more stress levels of a driver of a vehicle.. .
Intel Corporation

Vehicle routing to avoid regions with glare

Features of a vehicle navigation system are discussed in this disclosure. In particular, systems and methods for identifying glare-prone areas and establishing a route that avoids one or more of the identified glare-prone areas that are determined to be likely to degrade visibility of an environment outside of the vehicle.
Faraday&future Inc.

Vehicle and control method thereof

A vehicle may include a display configured to provide a user interface to enable a user to input a schedule; a communication module configured to receive information about a schedule from an external terminal; and a controller configured to calculate a first driving route including a stop, based on a place and time included in the schedule input through the display or received through the communication module, to decide a second driving route including a gas station as a new stop based on a distance to empty (dte) of the vehicle and map information of navigation system, and to display the second driving route on the display.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

System and personalized navigation inside a business enterprise

Systems and methods for navigating a person through a business enterprise identify the person based on information carried by radio-frequency (rf) signals received from an rf-transmitting device carried by the person, capture images of the identified person, determine from the captured images a current location of the person within the business enterprise, and optically track the current location of the person as the person moves within the business enterprise.. .
Position Imaging, Inc.

Navigational aid method, computer program product and inertial navigation system therefor

The invention relates to a navigational aid method for an inertial navigation system including at least one inertial sensor (4) having a sensitive axis (x-x), each inertial sensor (4) comprising an asg gyroscope (8) able to deliver an asg signal representative of a rotation about the corresponding sensitive axis (x-x), and a mems gyroscope (10) able to deliver a mems signal representative of a rotation about the corresponding sensitive axis (x-x), the method including the steps of: between a first date and a subsequent third date, calculating a path from the mems signals; from the third date, calculating the path from the asg signals; estimating a bias vector introduced by the mems gyroscopes (10), from the mems signals and asg signals; at a fourth date subsequent to the third date, resetting the path.. .
Safran

Apparatus for controlling automatic parking of vehicle, system having the same, and method thereof

An apparatus for controlling automatic parking of a vehicle, a system having the same, and a method thereof are provided, wherein the system for controlling the automatic parking of the vehicle may include a sensor device which scans for a parking space and acquires detected road width information, when entrance to a parking mode is made, and a vehicle automatic parking control device which receives road width information and congestion information relating to the parking space from a navigation device and determines a vehicle speed of a subject vehicle for parking assist by using the road width information, the congestion information, and the detected road width information.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

System and semantic simultaneous localization and mapping of static and dynamic objects

A system for semantic simultaneous tracking, object registration, and 3d mapping (storm) can maintain a world map made of static and dynamic objects rather than 3d clouds of points, and can learn in real time semantic properties of objects, such as their mobility in a certain environment. This semantic information can be used by a robot to improve its navigation and localization capabilities by relying more on static objects than on movable objects for estimating location and orientation..
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Method and virtual endoscopy

A surgical instrument navigation system is provided that visually simulates a virtual volumetric scene of a body cavity of a patient from a point of view of a surgical instrument residing in the cavity of the patient. The surgical instrument navigation system includes: a surgical instrument; an imaging device which is operable to capture scan data representative of an internal region of interest within a given patient; a tracking subsystem that employs electro-magnetic sensing to capture in real-time position data indicative of the position of the surgical instrument; a data processor which is operable to render a volumetric perspective image of the internal region of interest from a point of view of the surgical instrument; and a display which is operable to display the volumetric perspective image of the patient..
Medtronic Navigation, Inc.

Navigated bipolar forceps

An all-in-one, light-weight navigated bipolar forceps allow the surgeon to stay focused on and not have to take their eyes off the surgical site that (s)he is operating on, such as the brain. The navigated bipolar forceps would have a navigated frame that would be positioned at the superior end of the bipolar forceps instrument.

Systems and methods for en bloc registration in navigated surgery

Systems and methods for registering and tracking multiple anatomical structures, e.g., multiple vertebrae, as a single functional unit for surgical procedures are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, the system can include a bone bridge for attaching a navigation marker to multiple vertebrae and for limiting or preventing movement between the multiple vertebrae.
Medos International Sarl

Background crystal oscillator calibration

System and method for temperature-calibration of a crystal oscillator (xo) in a mobile device. A temperature-calibration status of the xo is determined and a trigger condition related to temperature-calibration of the xo is detected.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Navigational system and method

A navigational system and method includes an application provided on a user's communication and data transfer device (“cdd”), the cdd including a display device and a speaker, the application including logic configured to cause (i) the display device to display a map showing a current location of the user relative to a desired location, (ii) the speaker at certain times to automatically provide audible route instructions, and (iii) a selectable button to be displayed on the display device, wherein when selected by the user the button is configured to initiate an audible route instruction using the user's current location to be provided by the speaker.. .

Navigation aware news service

A mobile terminal simultaneously receives an interactive service, such as a betting service, and a web-based news service operating in conjunction with the interactive service across a wireless connection. Both services are simultaneously displayed in different windows on the same display of the mobile terminal.
Conversant Wireless Licensing S.a R.l.

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

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

Fast television channel change initiated from a second screen device

In aspects of fast television channel change initiated from a second screen device, a mobile device implemented as the second screen device can receive a navigation input in a viewport displayed on an integrated display of the mobile device. Video selection options for video content are displayed in the viewport on the integrated display of the mobile device responsive to the navigation input.
Google Inc.

Long-hold video surfing

This document describes methodologies for long-hold video surfing. These techniques and apparatuses enable improved navigation for video and channel previewing based on long-hold gestures performed on a mobile device acting as a remote control to a remote display device.
Google Inc.

Mobility bonding network

Embodiments of the disclosure provide a mobile-specific intermediary replacement for the toll free service. This mobile intermediary entity or service can provide four primary call invocation types.
Avaya Inc.

System & method to depict geodetic reference datum non-compliance regions, airports, and flight planning elements on avionics based displays

Systems and methods are provided for displaying portions of a route on a coverage map that are non-compliant for a global navigation satellite system (gnss) navigation system in an aircraft. A route compliance module defines a geodetic reference datum standard based on the gnss navigation system.
Honeywell International Inc.

Displaying system for displaying digital breast tomosynthesis data

The invention relates to a displaying system for displaying digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt) data. First and second dbt volume images of the left breast of a woman and first and second dbt volume images of the right breast of the woman are provided by an image providing unit.
Screenpoint Medical

Object tracking by an unmanned aerial vehicle using visual sensors

Systems and methods are disclosed for tracking objects in a physical environment using visual sensors onboard an autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (uav). In certain embodiments, images of the physical environment captured by the onboard visual sensors are processed to extract semantic information about detected objects.
Skydio, Inc.

Business intelligence system dataset navigation based on user interests clustering

The current subject matter provides systems, methods, computer program products (including graphical user interfaces) in which user interests can be identified by characterizing the intent of the interaction with a data source such as a business intelligence (bi) system. A set of features can be identified for an adequate description of intents, and a similarity measure for grouping intents into coherent interests.
Sap Se

Navigation device with adjustable sample period

There is provided a navigation device including an image sensor and a processing unit. The image sensor is configured to capture reflected light of a work surface with a low-speed period to generate image frames, wherein the image sensor captures a pair of image frames in each low-speed period.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Display device for a motor vehicle

A display device for a motor vehicle includes a first display unit oriented horizontally and presenting first image information toward a second display unit, which is oriented at an acute angle of preferably 45° from the first display unit. The second display unit provides second image information from an interior surface directed toward the first display unit.

Location accuracy determination based on data from second sensor

A location detection system performs a process that uses data from a satellite navigation sensor in conjunction with data from a second sensor to determine the accuracy of location estimates provided by the satellite navigation sensor. The system uses the satellite navigation sensor to determine location estimates from at a first time and a second time.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

A processing offset carrier modulated ranging signals

A method of processing offset carrier modulated, ocm, ranging signals in a radionavigation system including a plurality of satellite-borne transmitters and at least one ground-based receiver includes receiving a first radionavigation signal from at least one of the plurality of satellite-borne transmitters and down-converting and digitizing the first radionavigation signal to derive therefrom a first ocm signal sa, receiving a second signal sb synchronously broadcast with the first ocm signal sa, the second signal sb having the same or substantially the same center frequency as the first ocm signal sa, coherently combining the first ocm signal sa with the second signal sb at the receiver to generate a combined signal sc, generating a combined correlation value yc corresponding to a correlation of the combined signal sc with a local replica of the first ocm signal sc, and deriving ranging information based on the combined correlation value yc.. .
The European Union, Represented By The European Commission

Device and generating and providing position information

Individual pieces of position information are used to determine a location using a processor and multiple local position transmitters. The processor is supplied with at least four different navigation signals, each of which corresponds to a satellite signal on the basis of the global navigation satellite system.
Kathrein-werke Kg

Navigation handle for attachment to a handlebar pipe

The invention relates to a navigation device, preferably for a two-wheeled vehicle, for attachment in a handlebar pipe, characterized in that the navigation device has at least the following components: at least one communication device for generating a haptic and/or acoustic ad-hoc navigation instruction for perception by a human user; and an insertion section, wherein the insertion section has a maximum external dimension, with the result that the insertion section can be introduced into a pipe. With the invention presented here, a user can be reliably navigated through traffic without visual contact..
Boreal Bikes Incorporated / Les Bicyclettes Boreal IncorporÉe

Vehicle seat with communicating navigation instructions

A vehicle includes a navigation system outputting at least one route guidance instruction and a vehicle seat having a plurality of inflatable bladders therein and an inflation assembly for selectively inflating and deflating the bladders independently. A controller is in communication with the navigation system and with the vehicle seat to cause the inflation assembly to inflate and deflate selected ones of the bladders to indicate a component of the at least one route guidance instruction..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Spinal navigation method, spinal navigation system and computer program product

The invention relates to a spinal navigation method. The method comprises the steps of providing a mri, x-ray or ct based two-dimensional image of the spine of a subject and generating an ultrasound two-dimensional image using an ultrasound imaging device on the spine of said subject.
Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam

Guided navigation of an ultrasound probe

Embodiments of the invention provide for the guided navigation of an ultrasound probe. In an embodiment of the invention, an ultrasound navigation assistance method includes acquiring an image by an ultrasound probe of a target organ of a body.
Bay Labs, Inc.

Fiber-optical realshape sensing for fluoroscopic surgical navigation

A fluoroscopic surgical system employing a fors sensor (40), a navigation controller (70), a fluoroscopic imager (30) and a mechanical connector (50) adjoined to the fluoroscopic imager (30). In operation, mechanical connector (50) is utilized to detachably attach fors senor to fluoroscopic imager (30), whereby navigation controller (70) processes a shape reconstruction of fors sensor (40) relative to a reference point fixed or movable within an operating space (20) for controlling a tracking of fluoroscopic imager (30) within the operating space (20).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Surgical tissue recognition and navigation aparatus and method

A system and method images first and second views of a subject and analyses the view to identify devices and anatomical structures. The images are overlayed with labeling identifying anatomical structures and/or segment regions corresponding to the anatomical structures.
Kyphon Sarl

Navigation system

The technology disclosed herein includes a navigation system for a visually impaired person. The navigation system may include a plurality of fixtures, a plurality of installations, wherein each installation is electronically connected to a fixture, and an electronic device, the electronic device configured to receive auditory or tactile signals from each installation and produce a signal indicative of a fixture location..

Training management system

A computer-implemented method for providing a presentation, for use in a training course, includes, receiving a course having course content with a plurality of slides having predefined instructor content and mandatory points; displaying the slides in a slide display area; selectively displaying instructor content for a selected slide from the plurality of slides in a section display area; and indicating whether a selected slide has a mandatory point. The method may include the use of a timer for mandatory points with freezing of navigation between slides for the duration of the timer..
Duggan & Associates, Inc.

Vehicle control device, vehicle control method, information processing apparatus, and traffic information supplying system

A system for an autonomous vehicle that receives driving environment information corresponding to a driving environment provided by another autonomous vehicle, and determines a navigation route based on a degree of reliability of the driving environment information provided by the another autonomous vehicle.. .
Sony Corporation

Electronic access control and location tracking system

A method and system that allows authorized individuals access into controlled access locations and the ability to grant temporary and limited access to guests into these locations. The method and system allows for navigational services to be provided to members and guests, and real-time tracking and confirmation to members and administrators that guests have arrived at their destination and did not enter any unauthorized areas.
Collateral Opportunities, Llc

Vision-based navigation system

This disclosure describes systems and methods for vision-based navigation of an aerial vehicle. A method includes operations of acquiring a first image, and identifying features in a first image pyramid of the first image.
Gopro, Inc.

Design for hierarchical computations in relational database management systems

A selection of a generator function can be received. The generator function can be configured to be applied to source data to form a normalized tabular indexed data structure.
Sap Se

Positioning system based on geofencing framework

This provides methods and systems for the global navigation satellite system (gnss) combined with the dead-reckoning (dr) technique, which is expected to provide a vehicle positioning solution, but it may contain an unacceptable amount of error due to multiple causes, e.g., atmospheric effects, clock timing, and multipath effect. Particularly, the multipath effect is a major issue in the urban canyons.

Improving the spatial accuracy of positions measured by global navigation satellite system receivers placed in a spatial configuration

A method of improving spatial accuracy of positions measured by global navigation satellite system (gnss) receivers that are placed in a spatial configuration covering an area in which a deviation of a measured position from an actual position of each gnss receiver is in the same direction is disclosed. The method comprises receiving the positions measured by the gnss receivers in the spatial configuration, obtaining a map of planned positions of the gnss receivers in the spatial configuration and comparing the positions measured by the gnss receivers with the planned positions of the gnss receivers to identify the difference between the measured positions and the planned positions.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

Receiver for multiple geographical positioning technologies

According to present disclosure, a navigational device comprises a radio frequency (rf) receiver section providing a digital baseband signal streams carrying information bands from plurality of satellite systems and a processor determining position information from the digital baseband signal stream, in that, the processor sends control bits to the rf receiver to include information from at least one information band from at least one satellite systems in the digital baseband signal streams. Further, the rf receiver section comprises the first mixer and a second mixer to convert plurality of rf signals received from the plurality of satellite systems into the digital baseband signal stream and the control bits selects a first reference signal and a second reference signal for mixing at the first mixer and the second mixer to include the information from first satellite system and a second satellite system in the digital baseband signal streams..
Mmrfic Technology Pvt. Ltd.

Distributed electromagnetic instrument synchronization system and method

A distributed electromagnetic method synchronization system and method involving a satellite communication and navigation system. The method includes the following steps: the transmitter and the receiver establish connection with the satellite respectively to realize the position and time synchronization; the transmitter and the receiver acquire the second-pulse-signal, and according to the second-pulse-signal to adjust their own temperature compensation crystal, so that the frequency reaches the preset value; in the field of operation, the transmitter and receiver through the satellite mutual communication, timely adjustment of the operation process.
Institute Of Geology And Geophysics, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

Automobile periphery information display system

An automobile periphery information display system can display actual situations around an own vehicle as superimposing on a map, and detects situations around the own vehicle with a sensor device. A navigation device specifies a current position and a travel direction of the own vehicle and reads map data of a peripheral region including the current position from a map database.
Image Co., Ltd.

Method for navigating an automated guided vehicle

A method for navigating an automated guided vehicle is provided. The method includes: generating an environment map for an automated guided vehicle and setting a target position, wherein the environment map at least includes an open region and a barrier region; generating a first navigation path on the environment map according to the target position; optimizing the first navigation path by using a dichotomy method to generate a second navigation path; orthogonalizing the second navigation path to generate a third navigation path, wherein every two adjacent line segments in the third navigation path are orthogonal to each other; and navigating the automated guided vehicle to the target position using the third navigation path.
Inventec Appliances (nanchang) Corporation

Geo-location or navigation camera, and aircraft and navigation method therefor

Provided are a geo-location or navigation camera, and an aircraft and a navigation method therefor. The geo-location or navigation camera comprises an image capturing apparatus (15), an image capturing direction of the image capturing apparatus (15) being vertically downward.
Yuneec Technology Co., Limited

Integrated auto-steer system for vehicle

A steering wheel actuator is attached to a steering wheel column. The steering wheel actuator includes a gear assembly for turning a steering wheel on the steering wheel column, a motor for rotating the gear assembly, and an enclosure.
Agjunction Llc

Recommending content based on user behavior tracking and analysis

Disclosed herein are system, apparatus, article of manufacture, method and/or computer program product embodiments, and/or combinations and sub-combinations thereof, for grouping users into user clusters based on common behavior patterns, and then recommending content to the users based on their respective membership in the clusters. Some embodiments operate by receiving tracking data for a user, where the tracking data includes content viewing behavior information of the user, and/or user interface (ui) navigation behavior information of the user.
Roku, Inc.

Automatic screen navigation for media device configuration and control

Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for automatically navigating a graphical user interface (gui) of a media device. In embodiments, objects (e.g.
Caavo Inc

Electronic method and system that improves efficiencies for rendering diagnosis of radiology procedures

An electronic method and system for improving radiologists' efficiencies when viewing radiology procedures and rendering diagnosis in a manner that emulates current methods and apparatus. The method of the present invention includes reviewing electronic radiology images and reports contained in a patient's digital master folder (an information object invented to manage the patient's radiology information), comparing images from the current procedure to specific images from prior procedures in a specified order, and dictating the procedure's diagnosis into the digital master folder.
Avreo, Inc.

System and quantifying the experience of cannabis usage

A system and method for acquiring feedback information in relation to cannabis and thc containing products. The review platform contained within the invention operates around a series of controlled inputs.

Controls for dictated text navigation

A computing device including a housing, a selection mechanism, a microphone to receive a dictated text, a display device having the dictated text displayed on the display device and an electronic processor. The electronic processor determines the computing device is in at least one of a voice-recognition state and a playback state, modify a function associated with the selection mechanism based on determining the computing device is in at least one of the voice-recognition state and the playback state, performs a first function using the selection mechanism, the first function includes moving a cursor associated with the dictated text to a new position and generating an audio output associated with the new position of the cursor, and performs a second function in response to selection of the selection mechanism when dictated text is not displayed on the display, the second function different from the first function..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and system for lane-based vehicle navigation

A system for lane-based vehicle navigation is disclosed. The system may comprise one or more sensors configured to detect a number of occupants in a vehicle and a processing unit coupled to the one or more sensors to receive signals from the one or more sensors.
Faraday&future Inc.

Navigation systems and associated methods

Navigation systems and associated methods for providing navigation services are provided. Information associated with a desired route for a vehicle, such as a route between a current location and a desired destination, may be determined.
Intel Corporation

Simplified audio navigation instructions

In some implementations, a mobile device can be configured to provide simplified audio navigation instructions. The simplified audio navigation instructions can provide a reduced set of audio navigation instructions so that the audio instructions are only presented to the user when the user wishes to or needs to hear the instructions.
Apple Inc.

Determining and/or generating a navigation path through a captured three-dimensional model rendered on a device

Systems and techniques for determining and/or generating a navigation path through a three-dimensional (3d) model are presented. At least one waypoint location within a captured 3d model of an architectural environment is determined.
Matterport, Inc.

Vehicle-mounted imaging device

The present invention provides a vehicle-mounted imaging device that can notify a user of contamination, at a facility, a home or the vicinity thereof in which the user tends to easily eliminate the contamination on a lens or a protective glass of the lens of a camera. The vehicle-mounted imaging device includes: an accretion diagnosis unit 22 that diagnoses a state of the contamination that has been accreted on a lens of camera sections 11a, 11b, 11c, and 11d or on a protective glass of the lens; and a contamination notification determination unit 23 that determines the presence or absence of a notification of the contamination, on the basis of positional information on a predetermined type of facility that is obtained from a navigation device 31 having a database 31b containing a gps 31a, a map and peripheral facility information, and of a vehicle, wherein when it has been determined by the accretion diagnosis unit 22 that a contamination level is a threshold value or higher, a route to a destination has been set by the navigation device 31, and it has been determined by the contamination notification determination unit 23 that the facility exists in a predetermined distance range from the route, the vehicle-mounted imaging device notifies the user that there is the contamination, by the display device 32 and/or a speaker device 33 provided in the vehicle..
Clarion Co., Ltd.

Navigation system for sinuplasty device

A method of navigation for a medical device, including, but not limited to, a sinuplasty device, within a portion of a patient's body, the method including mapping a route through a three-dimensional model of the portion patient's body using a target location, manipulating the three-dimensional model so the field of view matches a real-time image, determining whether the target location has been reached, comparing the field of view of the three-dimensional model, determining whether the field of view includes route and non-route passageways through the patient's body, and highlighting and displaying these passageways with different visual markers.. .

Electromagnetic navigation registration using ultrasound

A method for electromagnetic navigation registration is provided. The method includes storing, in a memory, a mapping that associates electromagnetic field-based signal values with corresponding locations within a three-dimensional model of a luminal network.
Covidien Lp

Calibration a medical tool

A calibration apparatus is provided for calibrating a medical tool having a tool tracking marker. The medical tool and the calibration apparatus are for use with a medical navigation system.

Synchronous communication method and terminal

A synchronous communication method is provided. The method includes: obtaining, by a first terminal, first configuration information, where the first configuration information includes a first parameter; determining, by the first terminal according to a global navigation satellite system (gnss) clock, a transmission timeslot corresponding to a current moment in a device-to-device (d2d) communications system; determining, by the first terminal according to the transmission timeslot and the first parameter, whether the current moment is a synchronization-information-sending moment; if the current moment is the synchronization-information-sending moment, sending, by the first terminal, sidelink synchronization information at the synchronization-information-sending moment, where the sidelink synchronization information carries indication information, the sidelink synchronization information is used to synchronize a second terminal with the first terminal, and the indication information is used to indicate, to the second terminal, that the first terminal is a synchronization source that uses the gnss clock..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Guidance systems and associated methods

Guidance systems and associated methods are disclosed. One method comprises: receiving macroscan data prior to an operation; defining a body information model from the macroscan data; positioning a navigation component in the body during the operation; generating microscan data with the navigation component; correlating a location in the macroscan data with a location in the microscan data in the body information model; and/or modifying the body information model by combining an image in the microscan data with an image in the macroscan data..
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Program and vehicle interaction

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for facilitating communication between a program and a vehicle computing device of a vehicle. For example, a vehicle profile may be used as an intermediary abstraction layer between the program (e.g., hosted on a mobile device, hosted on a vehicle navigation unit, etc.) and the vehicle computing device.
Inrix Inc.

Vehicle profile development

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for developing and facilitating the development of a vehicle profile for a vehicle. An application developer may experience difficulty when developing applications that are to interact with a vehicle computing device of a vehicle due to proprietary software, communication protocols, data formats, etc.
Inrix Inc.

Systems and methods for multi-dimensional augmented and virtual reality digital media integration

A system and accompanying methods provide for the creation and navigation of interactive, three-dimensional media presentations. A three-dimensional presentation is received, and includes a three-dimensional canvas having integrated therein a plurality of two-dimensional content elements from a first content source and a plurality of three-dimensional content elements from a second content source.
Zyndo, Llc

Reproducing state of source environment when image was screen captured on a different computing device using resource location, resource navigation and positional metadata embedded in image

A method, system and computer program product for facilitating access to a resource represented in an image at a later time. A screen capture of an image displayed on a computing device is implemented.
International Business Machines Corporation

Coordinating user interface elements across screen spaces

The subject disclosure is directed towards transitioning from an existing screen (e.g., a page or the like) to a new screen, in which element(s)/control(s) of the existing screen are shared to the new screen. An existing screen acts as a source screen to provide element-related data (e.g., names) of its existing elements; the existing elements are intersected with those desired by the new/destination screen.
Home Box Office, Inc.

Vehicle collision avoidance

Embodiments include devices and methods for vehicle collision avoidance. A processor of the vehicle may receive sensor data comprising one or more points.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Mobile electronic device and navigation method thereof

A mobile electronic device and navigation method thereof. An electronic device of the present disclosure includes a communication module, a camera module, a sensor module, a driving module, a memory, and a processor that is functionally connected to the communication module, the camera module, the sensor module, the driving module, and the memory, the processor determining at least one service and a goal location of the electronic device for providing the at least one service, planning a path towards the goal location, and controlling the electronic device to move along the path.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Teleoperation trajectory modification of autonomous vehicles

Various embodiments relate generally to autonomous vehicles and associated mechanical, electrical and electronic hardware, computer software and systems, and wired and wireless network communications to provide an autonomous vehicle fleet as a service. More specifically, systems, devices, and methods are configured to initiate modification of trajectories to influence navigation of autonomous vehicles.
Zoox, Inc.

Satellite navigation for an aerosol delivery device

An aerosol delivery device is provided that includes at least one housing enclosing a reservoir configured to retain an aerosol precursor composition and a heating element controllable to activate and vaporize components of the aerosol precursor composition. The aerosol delivery device also includes an antenna configured to receive radio signals from satellites of a satellite navigation system, and convert the radio signals to corresponding electronic signals and a satellite navigation receiver module configured to receive the corresponding electronic signals and determine a position of the aerosol delivery device based thereon, and output a message that indicates the position so determined.
Rai Strategic Holdings, Inc.

Aircraft navigation aircraft navigation

An aircraft navigation system and a method for aircraft navigation is presented. The aircraft navigation system has a navigation-map data source, navigation-map data provided by the navigation-map data source including information about a multitude of objects o on earth surface which are of high potential visibility and high potential identifiability from elevated positions, each information for an object o ϵ o including a position and a type of the respective object o; a first system for measuring an actual aircraft position p(t); a waypoint data source providing waypoints wpi defining an aircraft intended flight track; a second system for selecting per waypoint wpi one object oi(wpi) with oi(wpi) ϵ o depending on given selection criteria; and a display for displaying an information i(oi(wpi) referring the selected object oi(wpi)..
Airbus Defence And Space Gmbh

A providing navigation guidance

The disclosure relates to a method for providing navigation guidance comprising: defining a geographical-area for a particular user; populating a database with information relating to a plurality of remote-data-sources, wherein the information comprises time-stamped-location-data for each of the plurality of remote-data-sources; searching the database to identify one or more candidate-remote-data-sources based on matching candidate-time-stamped-location-data with: the particular user's geographical-area; and a predetermined discrete time interval; sending a report-request to the one or more candidate-remote-data-sources; receiving report-data from the one or more candidate-remote-data-sources in response to the report-request, the report-data for use in providing subsequent navigation guidance for the particular user.. .
One Of Seven Ltd

Mapping road illumination

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

Navigation system and navigation method

The present disclosure provides a navigation system that includes an electronic device and a cloud server. The electronic device is configured to capture an environmental image, and to transmit the environmental image and a target information.
Inventec Corporation

Indoor navigation system and indoor navigation method

An indoor navigation system and an indoor navigation method are provided. The system includes a plurality of first signal transmitting devices and a first electronic device.
Aengin Technology Inc.

Avionics interface

Systems and methods are provided for an avionics interface of an aircraft. Sensors of the aircraft may convey information that can be used in the generation of one or more of the avionics interfaces.
Smartplane, Inc.

Implant and delivery system for neural stimulator

An apparatus is provided including an implantable neural stimulator which is advanced through a greater palatine canal to a sphenopalatine ganglion (spg) of a subject and has an implant-impedance-sensing electrode. The apparatus further includes an auxiliary impedance-sensing electrode and first and second wires, electrically coupled respectively to the implant-impedance-sensing and auxiliary-impedance-sensing electrodes.
Brainsgate Ltd.

No-touch surgical navigation method and system thereof

A no-touch surgical navigation method for guiding a surgical instrument corresponding to a part of a patient's anatomy is provided. An image registration step is for matching the preoperative implant device planning image and the part of the patient's anatomy via a spatial coordinate transformation relationship.
Intai Technology Corp.

Navigation and tissue capture systems and methods

Navigation and tissue capture systems and methods for navigation to and/or capture of selected tissue using the innate electrical activity of the selected tissue and/or other tissue are described. In the context of left atrial appendage closure, the systems and methods can be used to navigate to the left atrial appendage and capture/control the appendage while a closure instrument (suture, clip, ring) is placed over the appendage and tightened down or a closure method (ablation, cryogenic procedures, stapling, etc.) is performed to close the left atrial appendage.
Aegis Medical Innovations Inc.

Real-time scrubbing of online videos

A method for traversing a streaming video file includes receiving a representative streaming video file that includes less information than a higher-resolution streaming video file and spans the entire streaming video file. Based on navigation information associated with the representative streaming video file, a playback engine navigates to a different portion of the streaming video file.
Koppe Royalty B.v.

System for processing signals from an emitter for the purpose of dating the signals and locating the emitter, and associated receiving station

The invention relates to a receiving station (1x) of a system for processing signals originating from an emitter, comprising: a first receiver (3) configured to acquire signals from the emitter; and a second receiver (4) configured to acquire signals from a satellite navigation system. The station is characterised in that the first receiver (3) and the second receiver (4) are synchronised by the same local clock (6) generating a local time base, the acquired signals being dated by said time base..
Zodiac Data Systems

Highlight-based movie navigation, editing and sharing

Methods and apparatuses for highlight-based movie navigation, editing and sharing are described. In one embodiment, the method for processing media comprises: playing back a movie on a display of a media device performing gesture recognition to recognize one or more gestures made with respect to the display; and navigating through the media on a per highlight basis in response to recognizing the one or more gestures..

Systems and methods for adaptive property analysis via autonomous vehicles

An unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) assessment and reporting system may conduct micro scans of a wide variety of property types. A risk zone within which the uav may navigate during the micro scan may include a plurality of virtual tags that identify navigational hazards relevant to the navigation of the uav at a specific location or specify scan actions to be implemented while the uav is at the specific location.
Loveland Innovations, Llc

Identifying roadway obstacles based on vehicular data

Apparatuses, systems, and methods are provided for interfacing a roadway obstacle and navigation system with an obstacle identification and route determination system to identify roadway obstacles based on vehicular data. The roadway obstacle and navigation system may receive vehicular data through sensor utilization and communications with electronic devices.
Allstate Solutions Private Limited

Event-related media management system

An event-related media management system contextualizes media content. The event-related media management system associates media content with contextual event-related data to associate the media content with the events and information about the events.
Uberfan, Llc

System and test case generation and adaptation

A system and method for generating and adapting a test case is provided. The system may process an application prototype to extract information regarding the navigational flow of the application prototype and information regarding one or more gui components used therein.
Accenture Global Solutions Limited

System and enhanced command input

A portable electronic device having an input device for receiving a gesture based input from a user is used to control a navigation operation of an appliance. The portable electronic device receives via the input device the gesture based input and uses one or more parameters stored in a memory of the portable electronic device and one or more characteristics associated with the gesture based input to cause the portable electronic device to transmit a navigation step command to thereby control the navigation operation of the appliance..
Universal Electronics Inc.

Dental laser interface system and method

Embodiments of the invention provide a system of controlling a dental laser system. The system can include a dental laser and a control system for controlling certain functions of the dental laser.
Biolase, Inc.

Method and navigating a hierarchical menu based user interface

Methods and apparatus are provided for a user interface to allow for navigating a hierarchical menu. In one embodiment a method includes displaying a user interface including one or more menu elements, wherein each menu element is associated with a row of content titles that may be displayed by the user interface and detecting an input command associated with a menu element.
Sony Corporation

System and market visualization

A system for visualization of financial market comprises a data processor for receiving financial data belonging to a plurality of stocks from an external data source. The financial data includes a plurality of available indicator values, where each indicator value corresponds to information relevant to the stocks.

Credit navigation system and method

A credit navigation system is provided for navigating through functions implemented by a credit decision engine. The credit navigation system comprises a decision navigation engine, the decision navigation engine implementing a main navigator module for displaying a credit decision navigator window.
Jpmorgan Chase Bank, N.a.

Methods, systems, apparatuses, and techniques for employing augmented reality and virtual reality

Techniques for employing augmented reality or virtual reality information are presented. An information management component (imc) of an augmented reality device (ard) can monitor and detect user activities and conditions in area in proximity to ard.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Navigation of mobile robots based on passenger following

Methods and systems for navigating a mobile robot through a crowded pedestrian environment by selecting and following a particular pedestrian are described herein. In one aspect, a navigation model directs a mobile robot to follow a pedestrian based on the position and velocity of nearby pedestrians and the current and desired positions of the mobile robot in the service environment.
East Japan Railway Company

Automated guided vehicle system

Agvs receive instructions regarding tasks to be performed via localized wireless i/o communication devices (604) onboard the agvs from localized wireless communications units (600) positioned about the facility, for example, at conveyors (202). The wireless communications units (600) utilize i/o devices (604) which have a limited range so as to be truly localized in their operation.
John Bean Technologies Corporation

Thermostat user interface

A thermostat for controlling an hvac system is described, the thermostat having a user interface that is visually pleasing, approachable, and easy to use while also providing ready access to, and intuitive navigation within, a menuing system capable of receiving a variety of different types of user settings and/or control parameters. For some embodiments, the thermostat comprises a housing, a ring-shaped user-interface component configured to track a rotational input motion of a user, a processing system configured to identify a setpoint temperature value based on the tracked rotational input motion, and an electronic display coupled to the processing system.
Google Inc.

Cellular interferometer for continuous earth remote observation (cicero)

A fleet of small spacecraft (“cells”) in low earth orbit combine to form an integrated earth observing system providing many observations previously requiring distinct sensing systems. Each cell performs a few relatively primitive functions, including emission, reception, sampling, and recording of radio and microwave signals.
Geooptics, Inc.

Navigation system

A navigation system comprising: an inertial navigation system arranged to output a first position estimate; a terrain based navigation unit arranged to output a second position estimate; a stored gravity map arranged to receive a position and to output gravity information for that position; and an iterative algorithm unit arranged to determine an ins error state in each iteration; wherein in each iteration the iterative algorithm unit is arranged to: receive the first position estimate and the second position estimate; determine a gravity corrected position estimate based on the first position estimate, the ins error state and the gravity information; and update the ins error state for the next iteration based on the ins error state, the gravity corrected position estimate and the second position estimate.. .
Atlantic Inertial Systems Limited

Method for managing and displaying georeferenced graphic symbols and associated display device

A method is provided for managing and displaying symbols that are geo-referenced in a viewing device. The method is implemented in a synthetic viewing system comprising a navigation system, a cartographic database comprising a geo-referenced object, electronic calculation means to calculate the symbol which is itself geo-referenced representative of the geo-referenced object and a viewing device.
Thales

Method and device system for finding a parked vehicle

In order to find a parked vehicle with the aid of a separate navigation device which is independent of the vehicle, a close-range communication connection is established between a vehicle device permanently located in the vehicle and a portable storage device. The communication connection is maintained as long as the storage device is at close range.
Bury Sp.z.o.o.

Parking space navigation method, parking space management method, mobile terminal, and server

A parking space navigation method is provided. The method includes obtaining and displaying a parking space distribution map of a parking lot by using a mobile terminal; querying current existing vacant parking spaces of the parking lot from a server; marking the current existing vacant parking spaces on the parking space distribution map; determining a target vacant parking space from the marked current existing vacant parking spaces; obtaining, from the server, a first position of a terminal node associated with the mobile terminal when the terminal node is placed on a vehicle; and drawing, on the parking space distribution map, a navigation route from the first position to the target vacant parking space..
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Navigation system and control navigation system

A navigation system includes: a destination determination unit that determines whether or not the destination of a vehicle is a destination frequently traveled by a driver of the vehicle based on a traveling history of the vehicle; a fixed route calculation unit that calculates a fixed route that is a route based on static factors, among the static factors that do not change with time and dynamic factors that change with time all of which are factors that determine the road environment, as a traveling route of the vehicle from a departure point toward a destination when the destination determination unit determines that the destination of the vehicle is the destination frequently traveled by the driver of the vehicle; and a route output unit that outputs the fixed route calculated by the fixed route calculation unit as a guide route of the vehicle.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Sketch aided route selection for navigation devices and applications

One particular example includes a system, comprising a processor and a memory to store instructions that when executed by the processor performs operations, comprising displaying a map of a first area on a display; receiving an instruction to designate a second area on the map to be avoided; displaying the second area to be avoided on the map; and generating a route from a first point to a second point, where the route does not go through the second area to be avoided.. .
Intel Corporation

Adaptive and personalized navigation system

Adaptive navigation techniques are disclosed that allow navigation systems to learn from a user's personal driving history. As a user drives, models are developed and maintained to learn or otherwise capture the driver's personal driving habits and preferences.
Google Llc

Augmented reality assistance system for the visually impaired

An augmented reality assistance system can include a wearable augmented reality device. The augmented reality device can include an imaging device, a speaker, a microphone, and one or more sensors.

Heading inconsistency mitigation for inertial navigation using low-performance inertial measurement units with relative aiding

A method of mitigating filter inconsistency of a heading estimate in an inertial navigation system is provided. The method includes inputting inertial measurements from at least one low-performance inertial measurement unit (imu) in the inertial navigation system; inputting an initial-heading from at least one heading-information source; inputting an initial-heading uncertainty level associated with an error in the inputted initial-heading; initializing an initial-heading estimate with the inputted initial-heading; initializing an initial-heading uncertainty estimate with the inputted initial-heading uncertainty level; initializing an accumulated heading-change estimate to zero at a startup of the at least one low-performance imu; and initializing an accumulated heading-change uncertainty estimate with an initial accumulated heading-change uncertainty level that is a value less than the inputted initial-heading uncertainty level; and periodically updating the accumulated heading-change estimate with the inertial measurements input from the at least one low-performance imu..
Honeywell International Inc.

Integrity control method and merging/consolidation device comprising a plurality of processing modules

The invention concerns a method for controlling the integrity of the value of a piece of navigation information delivered by a merging/consolidation device including a plurality of processing modules. Each module generates a navigation solution from measurements coming from one or a plurality of separate navigation devices, which involves defining, for each processing module, a radius of protection, corresponding to a given probability of failure.
Sagem Defense Securite

Navigation system

A navigation system comprising: an inertial navigation system arranged to output a first position estimate; a terrain based navigation unit arranged to output a second position estimate; a gravity based navigation unit arranged to output a third position estimate; a stored gravity map arranged to receive a position and to output gravity information for that position; and an iterative algorithm unit arranged to determine an ins error state in each iteration; wherein in each iteration the iterative algorithm unit is arranged to: receive the first position estimate, the second position estimate, and the third position estimate; determine a gravity corrected position estimate based on the first position estimate, the ins error state and the gravity information; and update the ins error state for the next iteration based on the ins error state, the gravity corrected position estimate, the second position estimate and the third position estimate.. .
Atlantic Inertial Systems, Limited

Obstacle avoidance using mobile devices

Methods, systems, and products estimate distances to aid a visually impaired user of a mobile device. As the user carries the mobile device, a camera in the mobile device captures images of a walking cane.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Automatic identification of tracked surgical devices using an electromagnetic localization system

A method and apparatus for identifying a member used in a navigation system. The navigation system can determine the identification of an instrument via an input.
Medtronic Navigation, Inc.

Surgical introducer with guidance system receptacle

An introducer system for use with a navigation probe. The introducer system has an introducer and a probe retainer configured to selectively connect to the introducer.
Vycor Medical, Inc.

System and providing a contour video with a 3d surface in a medical navigation system

A medical navigation system for displaying a three dimensional (3d) surface video of a target is provided. The medical navigation system comprises a 3d imaging device, a camera, a display, and a controller electrically coupled to the 3d imaging device, the camera, and the display.

Surgical introducer with guidance system receptacle

A surgical introducer system having a sidewall that forms an introducer passage, and a probe receptacle located at the distal end of the introducer. The probe receptacle has an inner surface having a first lateral size at a proximal receptacle end and a second lateral size in the lateral direction at the distal receptacle end, and the first lateral size is greater than the second lateral size.
Vycor Medical, Inc.

Methods and treating disorders of the ear nose and throat

Methods and apparatus for treating disorders of the ear, nose, throat or paranasal sinuses, including methods and apparatus for dilating ostia, passageways and other anatomical structures, endoscopic methods and apparatus for endoscopic visualization of structures within the ear, nose, throat or paranasal sinuses, navigation devices for use in conjunction with image guidance or navigation system and hand held devices having pistol type grips and other handpieces.. .
Acclarent, Inc.

Systems and methods to determine the locations of packages and provide navigational guidance to reach the packages

Systems and methods to provide navigational guidance to reach a package located inside a building. Low-energy wireless transmitting devices (e.g., bluetooth devices) are used to transmit their identifiers.
Onemarket Network Llc

Network connected marine electronics system

A network connected marine electronics system has one or more marine electronic devices, a mobile software application for installation on a mobile communications device, and a remote cloud-based information system. Marine data on the user's mobile communications device can be synchronized with marine data on the user's marine electronic devices and vice versa using a wireless marine network onboard a marine vessel and without the need to connect to a remote server.
Garmin Switzerland Gmbh

Efficient augmented reality display calibration

Techniques of augmented reality device calibration are disclosed. In some example embodiments, a system calibrates a visual inertial navigation (vin) camera of a head mounted display (hmd) device with at least one eye camera of the hmd device to generate multi-camera calibration parameters, calibrating the at eye camera(s) with a display module of the hmd to generate display calibration parameters, calibrating the imu with the vin camera to generate vin calibration parameters, and calibrating the imu to the display module using the multi-camera calibration parameters, the display calibration parameters, and the vin calibration parameters..
Daqri, Llc

Thermostat with direction handoff features

A thermostat in a building includes an occupancy sensor configured to collect occupancy data. The thermostat includes a communications interface configured to communicate with one or more display devices for the building and a user interface configured to display information to a user and receive input from the user.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

System and designing electromagnetic navigation antenna assemblies

A computer-implemented method of designing an antenna assembly for radiating an electromagnetic field for electromagnetic navigation is provided. Multiple diagonal lines are computed, relative to a coordinate system of a substrate having a boundary, based on a seed rectangle having multiple vertices.
Covidien Lp

Electromagnetic navigation antenna assembly and electromagnetic navigation system including the same

An antenna assembly and an electromagnetic navigation system including such an antenna assembly are provided. The antenna assembly includes a substrate and multiple groups of planar antennas.
Covidien Lp

Electromagnetic navigation antenna assembly and electromagnetic navigation system including the same

An antenna assembly for radiating at least one electromagnetic field for electromagnetic navigation and an electromagnetic navigation system including such an antenna assembly are provided. The antenna assembly includes a substrate and a planar antenna including a trace that is deposited on the substrate and arranged in a plurality of loops.
Covidien Lp

Metadata recordation and navigation for stitched content

Methods, systems, and computer readable media described herein may facilitate the detection and use of stitch points during trickplay navigation of a content stream. A multimedia device may automatically detect stitch points in a transport stream based upon pts (presentation time stamp) discontinuities.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Methods, systems and devices for spinal surgery position optimization

Three components are proposed, each having at its core a system for producing measurements of the relative motion of anatomical structures of mammals (the “measurement system”). The measurement system in this case would be comprised of an apparatus for imaging the joint of through a prescribed motion, and a process and mechanism for deriving quantitative measurement output data from the resulting images.
Ortho Kinematics, Inc.

Navigation system with dynamic geofence marketplace mechanism and operation thereof

A navigation system comprising of a control circuit configured to determine a targeted exchange for identifying a product or a service associated with the initiating request, determine a geofence goal associated with the targeted exchange for representing a condition regarding the product or the service, and generate a dynamic tailored-geofence including a shape for satisfying the geofence goal associated with the targeted exchange; and a storage circuit, coupled to the control circuit, configured to store the dynamic tailored-geofence.. .
Telenav, Inc.

Parking space routing

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for parking space routing. For example, parking data for a parking region, such as a parking lot, may be obtained from one or more data sources (e.g., vehicle sensor data, a parking lot camera, parking meter transaction data, etc.).
Inrix Inc.

Systems and methods for managing tabs in web applications

A computer implemented method includes receiving, at the browser application, a first request for web resources based on user selection of a first hyperlink outside of the web application; determining if the first hyperlink is associated with a record accessible by the web application from the database system; determining, when the first hyperlink is associated with the record for the web application, if a web application interface for the web application is active in at least one navigation tab of the browser application; and presenting, when the first hyperlink is associated with the record for the web application and the web application interface for the web application is active in the at least one navigation tab, the record within a console tab of the web application interface in the at least one navigation tab.. .
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Processing non-spatial input by multiple program elements of a computer program executed on a computer

A computer system supports a protocol to process directional navigation inputs to a host application and its component, to manage which component is currently active to receive input events. A first component determines whether to transfer focus to a second component.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Display control of a portion of a document by primary and secondary display devices

Display control of a portion of a document by primary and secondary display devices is described. In one or more implementations, an input is received to a user interface displaying a document on a primary display device to cause a display of a portion of the document on a secondary display device.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Problem solver steps user interface

Displaying steps of a solution to a problem is provided. A tutorial application determines the solution and generates a card-based ui that presents solution steps on numbered cards sized to accommodate the step.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc.

Distributing a user interface for accessing files

In general, the subject matter described in this disclosure can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products for defining a navigation user interface that is to be presented by multiple client devices. A representation of the navigation user interface is presented.
Nostatik Media S.a.

Systems and methods for navigating lane merges and lane splits

Systems and methods are provided for navigating an autonomous vehicle. In one implementation, a system includes a processing device programmed to receive a plurality of images representative of an environment of the host vehicle.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Systems and methods for dynamic route planning in autonomous navigation

Systems and methods for dynamic route planning in autonomous navigation are disclosed. In some exemplary implementations, a robot can have one or more sensors configured to collect data about an environment including detected points on one or more objects in the environment.
Brain Corporation

In-pipeline maintenance, delivery and management of sensors

Methods, systems, and computer program products for in-pipeline maintenance, delivery and management of sensors are provided herein. A multi-component, in-pipeline sensor management system includes a self-propelled sensor explorer component comprising (i) one or more communication sub-components and (ii) one or more navigation assistance sub-components, wherein the self-propelled sensor explorer component is configured to move through a liquid within a pipeline; a sensor coupling unit comprising one or more attachment structures, wherein the one or more attachment structures enable the system to attach to one or more sensors within the pipeline; and a sensor maintenance unit comprising (i) a cleansing unit, wherein the cleansing unit comprises (a) an inlet valve for one or more cleaning liquids and (b) an outlet valve for one or more waste liquids, (ii) a cleaning liquid storage component coupled to the inlet valve, and (iii) a waste liquid collector coupled to the outlet valve..
International Business Machines Corporation

Camera-based heading-hold navigation

A visual navigation system includes a compass configured to orient a user in a heading direction, an image sensor configured to capture a series of successive navigation images in the heading direction, one or more of the navigation images having at least two reference markers, data storage memory configured to store the series of successive navigation images, a navigation processor configured to identify at least one principal marker and at least one ancillary marker from the at least two reference markers, the principal marker positioned within a principal angle and the ancillary marker positioned within an ancillary angle, which is greater than the principal angle, and to determine heading direction information based on a position of the at least one principal marker and/or the at least one ancillary marker in the successive navigation images, and a user interface configured to provide the heading direction information to the user.. .
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Navigation systems and associated methods

Navigation systems and associated methods for providing navigation services are provided. Information associated with a desired route for a vehicle, such as a route between a current location and a desired destination, may be determined.
Intel Corporation

Navigation systems and associated methods

Navigation systems and associated methods for providing navigation services are provided. Information associated with a desired route for a vehicle, such as a route between a current location and a desired destination, may be determined.
Intel Corporation

Vehicle navigation device and method thereof

According to one or more embodiments of this disclosure, the vehicle navigation device includes an image capturing component, a wireless communication component, a positioning component and a processor. The image capturing component is configured to capture an event data image of an external condition of a vehicle.
Inventec Corporation

Navigation system and survey system

Image matching on a pair of image data about images which are shot at different shooting positions is performed, and a point corresponding to the coordinates of a distance measurement point on the image shown by one image data of the pair is searched through the image shown by the other image data of the pair. The value of a parameter showing the attitude of an airplane (2) is corrected in such a way that the difference between the coordinates of the distance measurement point on the image shown by the other image data of the pair and the coordinates of the corresponding point which is searched for via the image matching becomes small, to estimate the attitude of the airplane (2)..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Sterile surgical drape with inherently stable tracking reference array cover

The invention relates to a sterile surgical drape comprising a cover portion for a tracking reference array, wherein at least a part of the cover portion is formed inherently stable and has a form adapted to accommodate multiple tracking markers of a tracking reference array for computer-assisted surgery. Further, it relates to a surgical draping system and a medical navigation method using such a drape..
Brainlab Ag

System and configuring positions in a surgical positioning system

A medical navigation system is provided including a surgical positioning system for positioning a payload during a medical procedure. The medical navigation system has a robotic arm having a plurality of joints, the robotic arm forming part of the surgical positioning system and having an end effector for holding the payload, an input device for providing input, and a controller electrically coupled to the robotic arm and the input device.

Medical instrument navigation

A system and method for providing image guidance for placement of one or more medical devices at a target location. The system can determine one or more intersections between a medical device and an image region based at least in part on first emplacement data and second emplacement data.
Inneroptic Technology, Inc.

System for calibrating an electromagnetic navigation system

A system for calibrating an electromagnetic navigation system is provided. The system includes an antenna assembly having a substrate, multiple pairs of transmit coils, multiple receive coils, multiple input terminals, and multiple output terminals.
Covidien Lp

Multi-metric surgery simulator and methods

Multi-metric surgery simulator devices, systems, and methods, involving at least one sensor configured to collect surgical training performance data relevant to at least one surgical task, the at least one sensor configured to operate with a surgical navigation system comprising a processor, the processor configurable, by way of a set of executable instructions storable in relation to a non-transitory medium, to perform at least one of analyze collected data, transform the collected data, and provide feedback in relation thereto; and at least one surgery simulator apparatus operatively coupled with the at least one sensor, the at least one surgery simulator apparatus configured to operate with a tracking system, whereby collected data is obtainable and clinical performance in relation to the at least one surgical task is quantitatively evaluable and progressively improvable.. .
Synaptive Medical (barbados) Inc.

System and generating a map for electromagnetic navigation

Systems and methods are provided for generating a high density (hd) map for identifying a location and/or an orientation of an electromagnetic (em) sensor within an em volume in which an em field is generated by way of an antenna assembly. A measured em field strength at each gridpoint of a set of gridpoints of the em volume are received from a measurement device.
Covidien Lp

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for optimizing an electromagnetic navigation system

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for optimizing an electromagnetic navigation system are provided. Multiple test signals corresponding to multiple combinations of phase offset values of a plurality of frequency components, respectively, are generated.
Covidien Lp

Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for calibrating an electromagnetic navigation system

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for calibrating an electromagnetic navigation system are provided. A signal having a first magnitude value and a first phase value is received by way of a receiving antenna.
Covidien Lp

System and method to carry out a floor related action

The invention relates to a system to carry out a floor related action. The system comprises an animal enclosure for detaining at least one animal and provided with an enclosure floor surface, a first autonomous vehicle configured to navigate over the floor surface to carry out the floor related action, and a feed providing device to provide feed to the animal.
Lely Patent N.v.

Reifenhäuser Gmbh & Co. Kg Maschinenfabrik

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Incomplete navigation data of indoor positioning systems

A method is disclosed comprising: determining, using a processor, whether a radio model of at least one radio node associated with a data set is incomplete based on a comparison between the coverage area of the radio model of the at least one radio node and a cumulative coverage area generated out of radio models of the at least one radio node associated with a plurality of data sets, wherein a data collection comprises the plurality of data sets and the data collection is indicative to at least one indoor radio map. Further disclosed are a corresponding apparatus, a corresponding system and a corresponding software program..
Here Global B.v.

Notification method, system, and device for vehicle

A notification method for a vehicle to remind a passenger of arriving at a target station is disclosed. The notification method includes: establishing a wireless communication connection between an electronic device and the vehicle, receiving a target station sent from the electronic device, obtaining navigation information of the vehicle, and sending an arrival notification to the electronic device when the vehicle is approaching the target station.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Systems and methods to determine a location of a mobile device

Systems and methods to determine a location of a mobile device by combining a radio frequency navigation system and an inertial navigation system, where the radio frequency navigation system determines a location of the mobile device in reference to a map of radio frequency signals and the inertial navigation system based on dead reckoning the position of the mobile device based on measurements from motion sensors. When a set of successive locations determined by the radio frequency navigation system is found to have a predetermined pattern (e.g., within a minimum distance from each other, or separated by more than a maximum distance), the mobile device discards the location results from the radio frequency navigation system for the period of time, in favor of the location results from the inertial navigation system..
Westfield Retail Solutions, Inc.

Systems and methods to determine a location of a mobile device

Systems and methods to determine a location of a mobile device by combining a radio frequency navigation system and an inertial navigation system, where the radio frequency navigation system determines a location of the mobile device in reference to a map of radio frequency signals and the inertial navigation system based on dead reckoning the position of the mobile device based on measurements from motion sensors and/or magnetic field sensors. The mobile device combines the position determination results from the radio frequency navigation system and the inertial navigation system to determine two successive locations.
Westfield Retail Solutions, Inc.

Global speech user interface

A global speech user interface (gsui) comprises an input system to receive a user's spoken command, a feedback system along with a set of feedback overlays to give the user information on the progress of his spoken requests, a set of visual cues on the television screen to help the user understand what he can say, a help system, and a model for navigation among applications. The interface is extensible to make it easy to add new applications..
Promptu Systems Corporation

Vehicle-dependent visualization of map and navigation data

A portable device is configured to provide geographic information to a head unit of a vehicle equipped with a display device. One or more processors determine a user context related to a geographic location and detect that the portable device has been communicatively coupled to the head unit of a vehicle.
Google Llc

Multiport multiband vehicular antenna assemblies including multiple radiators

Exemplary embodiments are disclosed of multiport multiband vehicular antenna assemblies. In exemplary embodiments, a multiport multiband antenna assembly may include multiple ports (e.g., three, four, or five ports, etc.) with different combinations of antennas or radiators operable over various frequencies, such as one or more cellular frequencies (e.g., long term evolution (lte), etc.), internet frequencies (e.g., wi-fi, wi-fi ism, etc.), satellite navigation frequencies (e.g., global positioning system (gps), global navigation satellite system (glonass), etc.), and/or other frequencies.
Laird Technologies, Inc.

Personality-based chatbot and methods including non-text input

The methods, apparatus, and systems described herein assist a user with a request. The methods in part receive input from a user that includes a voice input, a gesture input, a text input, biometric information, or a combination thereof; retrieve or determine a personality type of the user based on the input; determine a distress level or an engagement level of the user; determine a set of outputs responsive to the received input; rank the outputs in the set based on the retrieved or determined personality type and the determined distress level or engagement level; deliver a ranked output to the input in a modality based on the retrieved or determined personality type and a type of device configured to deliver the ranked output to the user, wherein the device comprises a navigation system, a car, a robot, or a combination thereof; and weigh the ranked output for future interactions..
Mattersight Corporation

Operating methods and systems for underground mining

Operating an underground mining system includes populating a data model with production plan data and graph data, and calculating a cost associated with assigning a machine from a fleet to a target destination in the underground mine based on a cumulative weights of a subset of a plurality of graph edges. The machine is assigned based upon the calculated cost and dispatched to the target destination according to a navigation plan..
Caterpillar Inc.

Method and system for searching for and navigating to user content and other user experience pages in a financial management system with a customer self-service system for the financial management system

Disclosed methods and systems provide domain-specific incremental search results for search query terms with a customer self-service system for a financial management system, according to one embodiment. Incremental search results are search results that are generated for search query terms, as a user enters the search query terms as part of a search query to a customer self-service system, according to one embodiment.
Intuit Inc.

System and efficient navigation of an order entry system user interface

Systems and methods for efficient navigation of an order entry system user interface are disclosed. A particular embodiment includes: presenting a user interface on a display screen of a point-of-sale (pos) device to a user; rendering an on-screen interactive order display region in a first display area of the display screen; rendering an order entry region in a second display area of the display screen; receiving a first single user input from the user to cause the on-screen interactive order display region to expand to an expanded view so a larger portion of the content of the on-screen interactive order display region is visible to the user; and receiving a second single user input from the user to cause the user interface to restore the on-screen interactive order display region to the normally collapsed view not obscuring the order entry region..
Aldelo, L.p.

Method for quick navigation in a user interface, manufacturing a product from thermoplastic, plant control for quick navigation in a user interface and plant for manufacturing a product from thermoplastic

The rapid change between user views makes the machine or plant control faster, and the customized input library makes the control more intuitive.. .

Backwards navigation in flexible-page layout

System, method, and computer program product embodiments describe back navigation features of a page. In an embodiment, a display device displays the page in a first layout, selected from a set of layouts associated with the page, for displaying a first content.
Sap Se

Revised speed advisory for an aircraft during flight based on holding time

A method including obtaining real-time data, wherein the real-time data is at least one of data associated with aircrafts in and around an airport, real-time weather information, and runway unavailability at the airport. The real-time data is analyzed.
Airbus Sas

Path planning method and related navigation device

A path planning method applied to a navigation device includes acquiring a two-dimensional depth map, transforming the two-dimensional depth map into a gray distribution map via statistics of pixel values on the two-dimensional depth map, computing a space matching map by arranging pixel counts on the gray distribution map, and computing a weighting value about each angle range of the space matching map in accordance with a distance from location of a pixel count to a reference point of the space matching map. The weighting value represents existential probability of an obstacle within the said angle range and a probable distance between the navigation device and the obstacle..
Mediatek Inc.

Method and system for generating navigation data and transporting object

The disclosure provides systems and method for generating navigation data. An exemplary method comprises: determining a navigation route according to a received object transport request, wherein the navigation route comprises an object transport starting point, one or more intermediate nodes, and an object transport ending point; determining node types of the intermediate nodes, the node types indicating actions to be executed by a vehicle at the corresponding nodes; and obtaining navigation data based at least on the navigation route and the node types of the intermediate nodes..
Cainiao Smart Logistics Holding Limited

Ground plane detection to verify depth sensor status for robot navigation

An example method includes determining a target area of a ground plane in an environment of a mobile robotic device, where the target area of the ground plane is in front of the mobile robotic device in a direction of travel of the mobile robotic device. The method further includes receiving depth data from a depth sensor on the mobile robotic device.
X Development Llc

Mobile robot that emulates pedestrian walking behaviors

Methods and systems for navigating a mobile robot through a crowded pedestrian environment based on a trained navigation model are described herein. The trained navigation model receives measurement data identifying nearby pedestrians and the velocity of each nearby pedestrian relative to the mobile robot, and the current position and desired endpoint position of the mobile robot in the crowded pedestrian environment.
East Japan Railway Company

Neural network system for autonomous vehicle control

A neural network may be utilized for autonomously driving a self-driving vehicle (sdv). The neural network can establish a destination location in local coordinates relative to the sdv.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Unmanned vehicle control and operation in a marine environment

Many different types of systems are utilized or tasks are performed in a marine environment. The present invention provides various configurations of unmanned vehicles, or drones, that can be operated and/or controlled for such systems or tasks.
Navico Holding As

Navigation device and method

A wearable tactile navigation device and method. The wearable tactile navigation device includes a tactile navigation actuator.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Intelligent head-mounted apparatus and control method thereof

An intelligent head-mounted apparatus, including: a head-mounted apparatus body; a communication element operable to receive navigation signals and a locating element operable to determine location information, both of which are disposed on the head-mounted apparatus body; and a controller disposed on the helmet apparatus body and operable to control at least one vibrating element based on the navigation signals and the location information; vibrating elements operable to vibrate under the control of the controller. The user of this apparatus can learn navigation information only by perceiving the vibration without being distracted by observing the navigation information, so that the safety of receiving navigation information during riding is improved.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Adaptive audio guidance navigation

In a method for providing adaptive audio guidance, determining, by one or more processors, a route of a computing device, wherein the route is from an initial location of the computing device to a destination. Determining, by one or more processors, an estimated time of arrival at which the computing device would arrive at the destination.
International Business Machines Corporation

Navigation system and method

According an aspect of the present invention there is provided a navigation system for a vehicle comprising: a communication module arranged to receive event information regarding a plurality of events, wherein the plurality of events are each associated with a location; a processor arranged to determine whether any of the plurality of events could affect a user of the navigation system; and an output arranged to inform the user of any determined events.. .

Method, computer program and system for controlling a movement of a moving agent within a networked environment

A method controlling movement of an agent moving within an environment represented by a directed graph including vertices located at a border of an unknown portion of the environment, includes: guiding the moving agent via execution of at least one iteration of following successive operations: planning a path towards a destination vertex or border vertex, via a progressively increasing evaluation of a first heuristic of cost; controlling navigation of the agent towards the destination or border vertex returned by the planning; controlling an exploration in the unknown portion if the planning returns a border vertex as the destination. The planning includes, for each calculation of the first cost heuristic for a border vertex, calculation of a second heuristic of risk.
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

Seamless handover of ongoing activities between a vehicle and a wearable device

Systems and methods for handover of activities between a vehicle and a wearable device involve pairing the wearable device and a vehicle device with a wireless telephone. The proximity of the wearable device and the intention of a wearer of the device are determined and used to transfer information between the wireless telephone and the wearable device and/or the vehicle device in a seamless manner.
Daimler Ag

Fresh hybrid routing independent of map version and provider

Systems, methods, and apparatuses are described for providing fresh hybrid routing independent of map version and provider. A set of routing data is received in response to a routing request.
Here Global B.v.

An apparatus and associated methods for use in live navigation

An apparatus comprising a processor and memory including computer program code, the memory and computer program code configured to, with the processor, enable the apparatus at least to: for a defined road journey through a road network from a start location to an end location, assign respective sub-portions of the defined road journey to each of a group of mobile devices associated with one or more travellers for the road journey according to at least one predefined assignment criterion, wherein each of the group of mobile devices is configured for provision of live mapping data for live navigation of the respective sub-portion of the road journey.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Industrial vehicle with feature-based localization and navigation

An industrial vehicle is provided comprising a drive mechanism, a steering mechanism, a vehicle controller, a camera, and a navigation module. The camera is communicatively coupled to the navigation module, the vehicle controller is responsive to commands from the navigation module, and the drive mechanism and the steering mechanism are responsive to commands from the vehicle controller.
Crown Equipment Corporation

Indoor navigation system and method based on relevancy of road signs

Disclosed is an indoor navigation system based on relevancy of road signs, which includes a plurality of position flags and a navigation device. The plurality of position flags are connected to one another by a plurality of roads, where the roads are assigned with a plurality road codes having continuity.

Systems and methods to determine a location of a mobile device

Systems and methods to determine a location of a mobile device by combining a radio frequency navigation system and an inertial navigation system, where the radio frequency navigation system determines a location of the mobile device in reference to a map of radio frequency signals and the inertial navigation system based on dead reckoning the position of the mobile device based on measurements from motion sensors. When the radio frequency navigation system produces accurate results, the mobile device automatically re-initializes the inertial navigation system using the accurate result from the radio frequency navigation system..
Westfield Retail Solutions, Inc.

Navigation terminal, navigation system, wearable terminal, navigation method, and recording medium

A navigation terminal includes a communicator, an alerter, and a processor. The processor obtains destination information indicating a user's destination, obtains first location information indicating the location of the navigation terminal, starts navigation according to a route calculated based on the destination information and the first location information, obtains second location information indicating the location of the navigation terminal after starting the navigation, starts the alerter when the distance from the location indicated by the second location information to a predetermined spot on the route becomes smaller than or equal to the first distance, and causes the communicator to transmit a control signal to a wearable terminal of the user to vibrate a vibrator in the wearable terminal when the distance from the location indicated by the second location information to the predetermined spot becomes smaller than or equal to a second distance smaller than the first distance..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Focused based depth map acquisition

A medical navigation system is provided for acquiring a depth map of a surgical site of interest in a patient. The medical navigation system comprises a camera, a light projecting device, a display, and a controller.

Mobility bonding network

Embodiments of the disclosure provide a mobile-specific intermediary replacement for the toll free service. This mobile intermediary entity or service can provide four primary call invocation types.
Avaya Inc.

Method and system for providing information of stored object

Methods and devices for providing information of a stored object are disclosed. An example method may comprise: acquiring a three-dimensional spatial model of a storage space, the three-dimensional spatial model comprising storage location information corresponding to at least one object stored inside the storage space; determining a target object stored inside the storage space, and determining a target storage location of the target stored object based on the three-dimensional spatial model; obtaining a navigation route based on location information of an augmented reality (ar) device and the target storage location; and rendering corresponding navigation information over the storage space as viewed from the ar device..
Cainiao Smart Logistics Holding Limited

Closed loop business administration process

The problem of business reliance on expert judgement is solved through charge number coding with an added code line for the complexity or work difficulty (a ‘complexity factor’). A complete charge number code provides the means to automate many business functions that are traditionally conducted through expert judgment.

Method and system for causal analysis of operational outcomes

The present invention relates to the creation of a method and system for the analysis of the operations of an organisation with regard to their achievement of organisation outcomes, by the generation of causal modelling systems and the implementation of the same in conjunction with a landscape model of the organisation. A visual generation system to allow user interaction with a display screen is also provided to allow the navigation of the properties of the organisation and outcomes within the organisation to be selected and analysed..
Mood Enterprises Limited

Touchless user interface navigation using gestures

An example method includes displaying, by a display (104) of a wearable device (100), a content card (114b); receiving, by the wearable device, motion data generated by a motion sensor (102) of the wearable device that represents motion of a forearm of a user of the wearable device; responsive to determining, based on the motion data, that the user has performed a movement that includes a supination of the forearm followed by a pronation of the forearm at an acceleration that is less than an acceleration of the supination, displaying, by the display, a next content card (114c); and responsive to determining, based on the motion data, that the user has performed a movement that includes a supination of the forearm followed by a pronation of the forearm at an acceleration that is greater than an acceleration of the supination, displaying, by the display, a previous content card (114a).. .
Google Llc

Autonomous personal mobility systems

Autonomous personal mobility systems including one or more personal mobility vehicles, each personal mobility vehicle including a navigation system configured to provide autonomous point-to-point navigation within a specified geographic area, and one or more sensors configured to detect obstructions proximate to the personal mobility vehicle, so as to enable the navigation system to avoid the detected obstructions. The system includes one or more kiosks configured to store the one or more personal mobility vehicles and charge the one or more personal mobility vehicles while stored.
Ford Global Technologies Llc

Navigating a vehicle based on a detected barrier

Systems and methods are provided for navigating an autonomous vehicle. In one implementation, a system for navigating a vehicle includes at least one processing device programmed to receive, from an image capture device, a plurality of images associated with an environment of the vehicle, analyze at least one of the plurality of images to identify a navigable region in the environment of the vehicle, identify, based on the at least one of the plurality of images, at least one barrier associated with an edge of the navigable region, and determine a type of the at least one barrier.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Dynamic positioning of mobile offshore drilling unit

A system dynamically controls position of a mobile offshore drilling unit relative to a subsea operation, an offshore location, or the like. The system has navigation units, acoustic units, and inertial units.
Rowan Companies, Inc.

Unmanned aerial vehicle systems and methods of use

An improved unmanned aerial vehicular system having a rotor head assembly with any balanced number of rotary wings or blades, a generally tubular body assembly, a gimballed neck connecting the head to the body, and a navigation, communications and control unit such as for military and humanitarian operations, including payload delivery and pickup. The vehicle is generally guided using a global positioning satellite signal, and by pre-programmed or real time targeting.

System and registration of survey points

The invention relates to a survey system comprising an antenna, a sensor, and a control unit. The antenna is configured for receiving one or more positioning signal, such as for example global navigation satellite system (gnss) signals.
Trimble Inc.

Detection module of a disturbance signal during initial receiving by a receiver of navigation information, receiver comprising such module, associated method and computer program product

A module making it possible to detect a disturbance signal during initial receiving by a receiver of navigation information, the receiver including a plurality of elementary antennas able to receive, in a plurality of arrival directions, electromagnetic signals including navigation information, a forming unit able to form a resultant signal from the electromagnetic signals and a processing unit able to process the resultant signal, the detection module being integrated into the forming unit and able to receive the electromagnetic signals coming from each of the elementary antennas, analyze the signals and detect a disturbance signal when the receiver is started cold in case of detection of a favored arrival direction of some of the electromagnetic signals.. .
Thales

Aircraft navigation light ads-b radio

The ads-b radio extracts mode transponder data from parasitic oscillations on the aircraft power line induced by transmissions of ownship radar transponder reply signals. The radio is configured for replacement installation of an aircraft lighting assembly, and connection thereby to legacy onboard power sources without resorting to wireless or wired radar transponder, or pneumatic connections..
Uavionix Corporation

Suppressing rerouting for intentional circumstances

A method, computer program product, and system for suppressing rerouting in a navigational system which includes a processor monitoring movements of a vehicle relative to a planned route generated by a navigational system, where the planned route includes a trip from a point of origin to a destination and the navigational system includes program(s) providing navigational assistance to a driver during the trip. The processor detects a first movement of the vehicle which is a deviation from the planned route.
International Business Machines Corporation

Navigation apparatus, vehicle including the same, and controlling the vehicle

Disclosed herein is a navigation apparatus that includes a receiver and a controller. The receiver may receive a plurality of events related to traffic information.
Hyundai Mnsoft, Inc.

Display and operating device for a vehicle component

The invention relates to a display and operating device (10) for at least one vehicle component, in particular a radio, a cd and/or dvd player or similar audio and/or video player, a navigation device, an infotainment device, a heating, ventilating or aid condition control unit, or a human-machine interface, which is provided with a mechanical control element (18) for setting an operational parameter of at least one first vehicle component and a touch screen (12) for outputting information, and control keys (14) and/or other operational parameters for the first vehicle component and/or at least one second vehicle component. The touch screen (12) comprises a recess (16) and the mechanical operating element (18) is arranged in the recess (16) of the touch screen (12)..
Behr-hella Thermocontrol Gmbh

Laser leveling navigation apparatus and system

Two or more laser leveling apparatuses are joined together to form a composite laser leveling apparatus. Lasers are affixed to the composite apparatus for illuminating a laser line on a surface providing guidance for ultraviolet (uv) curing of a uv coating applied to the surface during operation of a uv curing device..
Ultra V Coating, Llc

Dynamic 3d lung map view for tool navigation inside the lung

A method for implementing a dynamic three-dimensional lung map view for navigating a probe inside a patient's lungs includes loading a navigation plan into a navigation system, the navigation plan including a planned pathway shown in a 3d model generated from a plurality of ct images, inserting the probe into a patient's airways, registering a sensed location of the probe with the planned pathway, selecting a target in the navigation plan, presenting a view of the 3d model showing the planned pathway and indicating the sensed location of the probe, navigating the probe through the airways of the patient's lungs toward the target, iteratively adjusting the presented view of the 3d model showing the planned pathway based on the sensed location of the probe, and updating the presented view by removing at least a part of an object forming part of the 3d model.. .
Covidien Lp

Browser activity replay with advanced navigation

Aspects include capturing and replaying activities conducted during a web browsing session. Activities conducted by a user via browser application at a website are received at a computer processor.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and vehicle traffic control system

A vehicle and method of operating a vehicle in a vehicle traffic control system includes receiving a grid projection from a grid generator, generating a navigation output, transmitting the navigation output to the vehicle traffic control system, receiving the vehicle traffic control plan from the vehicle traffic control system, and operating the vehicle.. .
Ge Aviation Systems, Llc

Electronic access control and location tracking system

A method and system that allows authorized individuals access into controlled access locations and the ability to grant temporary and limited access to guests into these locations. The method and system allows for navigational services to be provided to members and guests, and real-time tracking and confirmation to members and administrators that guests have arrived at their destination and did not enter any unauthorized areas.
Collateral Opportunities, Llc

System and methods for drone-based vehicle status determination

Exemplary embodiments relate to a drone system including a drone configured for navigation of an outdoor facility and equipped with an rfid reader, an optical code reader, and at least one of powertrain control module data receiver and an electronic control module data receiver. The system includes a computing system in communication with the drone..
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Presentation and sorting of email

The system provides a method and process for displaying and sorting messages in a communication system. The system allows multiple folders of messages to be opened simultaneously.
Bitvore Corp.

Synchronized calendar and timeline adaptive user interface

A system, computer-readable medium, and computer-implemented method, including receiving first temporal information relating to one or more calendar events, the calendar events each having a duration equal to a day or less; receiving second temporal information relating to one or more timeline events, the timeline events each having a duration equal to or greater than a day; generating a user interface including user interface representations of an integrated calendar and timeline visualization to, in response to user input, navigate and control aspects of both the calendar events and the timeline events; and presenting, in response to user input via the user interface, a synchronized navigation and control of both the calendar events and the timeline events.. .
Sap Se

System and creating a universally compatible application development system

A software application development system and method for producing, delivering and displaying scalable, adaptable, interchangeable software applications that provide universal consistency, operability and compatibility on any hardware and/or operating system of any digital device. The system and method providing through a distinctive hierarchical access navigation and menu system seamless integration of a plurality of software applications, external applications, web pages, and url's without exiting a defined core application environment.

Method and system for implementing content navigation or selection using touch-based input

Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing media content streaming or playback, and, more particularly, for implementing content navigation or selection using touch-based input. In various embodiments, a computing system might display a first video content on a display screen of a main display device and on a touchscreen display of a user device, the first video content displayed on one mirroring that displayed on the other.
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc

Navigation of data set preparation

A user interface having components that each provide a view on underlying data, and controls for preparing the data. This allows the user to have a wide variety of views on the data set, and corresponding controls appropriate for that view.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Shared inter-operational control among multiple computing devices

A collaborative computing device group operative under a shared multiple discrete desktop user interface is established from a first desktop of a first computing device and a different discrete desktop of a second computing device physically located in user visual proximity to the first computing device. A color-coded graphical representation of a user-interface control port that allows authorized cursor navigation to and from the second computing device is displayed on the first desktop oriented in a respective direction of the second computing device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Intelligent support recommendations for snap-ins

A non-transitory tangible computer readable medium containing instructions configured to cause one or more processors to execute a process. The process comprises monitoring user input, preferences, and navigation patterns of a website or computer application on a user computer device, such as a computer, phone, or tablet.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Using optical sensors to resolve vehicle heading issues

A control system fuses different sensor data together to determine an orientation of a vehicle. The control system receives visual heading data for the vehicle from a camera system, global navigation satellite system (gnss) heading data from a gnss system, and inertial measurement unit (imu) heading data from an imu.
Agjunction Llc

Supervisory control of an unmanned aerial vehicle

An unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) is disclosed that may allow for supervisory control interaction by a remote operator to assist with navigation to a target location. The uav may navigate to a target area and capture and send an image of the target area to the remote operator.
X Development Llc

Apparatus, system and a global navigation satellite system (gnss) measurement

Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, devices, systems and methods of a global navigation satellite system (gnss) measurement. For example, an apparatus may include a gnss receiver including circuitry to receive gnss signals; and at least one gnss processor component configured to determine a plurality of configuration hypotheses including different combinations of one of a plurality of different space vehicle (sv) sets and one of a plurality of different duty cycle profiles, the gnss processor component configured to select from the plurality of configuration hypotheses a selected measurement configuration including a selected sv set and a selected duty cycle profile, based at least on an estimated power consumption corresponding to the selected measurement configuration and an estimated position error corresponding to the selected measurement configuration, the gnss processor component to configure a gnss measurement by the gnss receiver using the selected sv set and according to the selected duty cycle..
Intel Ip Corporation

Methods and devices for compensating misadjustment of a gnss device

This disclosure relates to a control device for compensating misadjustment of a tunable code loop filter of a portable global navigation satellite system (gnss) device due to movement of the gnss device, the control device comprising: a waveform estimator configured to estimate a signal-to-noise ratio (snr) waveform based on an snr of a radio signal received by the gnss device; and a controller configured to tune the code loop filter based on the estimated snr waveform to compensate for misadjustment of the code loop filter due to movement of the gnss device.. .
Intel Corporation

Method for tracking the navigation of a mobile carrier with an extended kalman filter

The invention proposes a method for tracking the navigation of a mobile carrier, in which an extended kalman filter estimates, over successive iterations, a navigation state of the carrier, one iteration of the filter comprising steps of: propagating a previous navigation state of the carrier into a propagated state according to a kinematic model and/or measurements acquired by at least one inertial sensor, updating the propagated state according to measurements acquired by at least one navigation sensor, in which, for at least one navigation variable of the carrier contained in the propagated state, the updating comprises sub-steps of: calculating a linear correction term from an innovation representative of a difference between the measurements acquired by the navigation sensor and the propagated state, calculating an exponential of the linear correction in terms of a lie group, calculating a first correction term expressed in a reference frame that is fixed relative to the carrier, the first correction term depending on said exponential, calculating a second correction term expressed in an inertial reference frame in which the carrier is mobile, by changing the reference frame applied to the first correction term, and adding the second correction term to the value of the variable contained in the propagated state, the state containing the result of this addition being used as the output state of the iteration.. .
Association Pour La Recherche Developpement Des Methodes Et Processus Industriels - A.r.m.i.n.e.s.

Navigation systems and associated methods

Navigation systems and associated methods for providing navigation services are provided. Information associated with a desired route for a vehicle, such as a route between a current location and a desired destination, may be determined.
Intel Corporation

Start-of-route map navigation with suppression of off-route feedback

A map navigation tool provides a start-of-route buffer area in which off-route feedback (e.g., audio or visual warnings or alerts) can be suppressed in some circumstances. For example, a mobile computing device implements a map navigation tool that can output off-route feedback when the user strays from a route, but also can suppress off-route feedback when the user is within a start-of-route buffer area.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Generating personalized routes with user route preferences

A navigation device is provided that includes one or more input devices configured to receive starting and ending locations for route navigation, and a processor configured to retrieve user route preferences. The user route preferences may indicate one or more preferred route characteristics.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Interactive glasses and navigation system

The present invention provides interactive glasses including a frame, a lens, and a positioning unit, a processing unit and a display unit all fixed to the frame. The positioning unit is used for obtaining location information of current location of the interactive glasses; the processing unit is used for obtaining a relative location relation between the current location and a target location and the information of a route from the current location to the target location according to the location information of the current location and the target location; and the display unit is used for displaying image information of the route from the current location to the target location.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for autonomous drone navigation

Exemplary embodiments relate to an indoor drone system including an autonomous drone configured for autonomous navigation, and a computing system in communication with the autonomous drone. The autonomous drone includes an optical code reader and at least one navigational sensor.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Simplified route extension systems and methods

Techniques are disclosed for systems and methods to provide simplified route extension and/or display for autopiloting mobile structures. A route extension system includes a user interface for a mobile structure and a logic device configured to communicate with the user interface.
Flir Belgium Bvba

Steering assist

A steering assist system for an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) receives physical space data for a flight area, and creates a virtual world model to represent the flight area by mapping the physical space data with a physics engine. The steering assist system creates a virtual uav model to represent the uav in the virtual world model.

Rotorcraft autopilot and methods

A helicopter autopilot system includes an inner loop for attitude hold for the flight of the helicopter including a given level of redundancy applied to the inner loop. An outer loop is configured for providing a navigation function with respect to the flight of the helicopter including a different level of redundancy than the inner loop.
Merlin Technology, Inc.

Augmented reality enhanced navigation

A control circuit detects a present navigation concern within a physical boundary such as a building and augments the presentation of a piloted vehicle's pilot's field of view to include cautionary imagery regarding the present navigation concern. Examples of navigation concerns include but are not limited to a risk of colliding with another piloted vehicle, human activity in the physical boundary, and a blocked-passageway state of concern.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Autonomous painting systems and related methods

An automated mobile paint robot, according to particular embodiments, comprises: (1) a wheeled base; (2) at least one paint sprayer; (3) at least one pump; (4) a vision system; (5) a gps navigation system; and (5) a computer controller configured to: (a) generate a room painting plan using one or more inputs from the gps navigation system, vision system, etc.; (b) control movement of the automated mobile paint robot across a support surface: (c) use the vision system to position the wheeled base in a suitable position from which to paint a desired area using the at least one paint sprayer; and (d) use the at least one pump to activate the at least one paint sprayer to paint a swath (e.g., swatch) of paint from the suitable position.. .
Integrated Construction Enterprises, Inc.

Surgical navigation systems and methods

A system, including various apparatus and methods, for surgical navigation is provided. The system is configured to track the spine of a patient by capturing images via one or more cameras.
Nuvasive, Inc.

Intelligent orthopedic surgical system

An intelligent orthopedic surgical system comprises a switcher, a surgical location device, a surgical planning and monitoring device connected to the switcher, a c-arm x-ray apparatus and an orthopedic surgical robot. The orthopedic surgical robot comprises a robot body, a robot arm fixed to the robot body, an intelligent bone drill fixed to the robot arm, a communication module, a robot arm control module, an intelligent bone drill control module and a surgical robot electrical control module.
Shenzhen Xinjunte Smart Medical Equipment Co., Ltd

C-arm x-ray apparatus with surgical positioning and linear navigation function

A c-arm x-ray apparatus with a surgical positioning and linear navigation function is provided. The apparatus includes a c-arm, an image enhancer, an x-ray tube, a support frame, a trolley, a monitor and a central controller.
Hangzhou Santan Medical Technology Co., Ltd

Residue spread control using operator input of wind direction and combine bearing

A residue spreader control system for an agricultural combine is provided that includes an operator input device for entering a wind direction and wind speed, a satellite navigation receiver for providing signals indicating the bearing of the agricultural combine, a residue spreader including crop residue deflectors at the rear of the combine that are movable by an actuator to steer the crop residue to the left or the right of the rear of the combine, and an ecu connected to all of these devices to receive the wind direction and/or speed from the operator, to determine the bearing of the combine traveling through the field harvesting crops, and to calculate a control signal to applied to the actuator, wherein the control signal repositions the actuator and crop deflectors to counteract the effects of wind improperly blowing the residue off to one side of the combine.. .
Deere & Company

Residue spread control using crop deflector commands input by the operator and satnav combine bearing

A residue spreader control system for an agricultural combine is provided that includes an operator input device for entering a residue spreader setting, a satellite navigation receiver for providing signals indicating the bearing of the agricultural combine, a residue spreader including crop residue deflectors at the rear of the combine that are movable by an actuator to steer the crop residue to the left or the right of the rear of the combine, and an ecu connected to all of these devices, wherein the ecu is configured to store the bearing of the agricultural combine in association with the residue spreader setting.. .
Deere & Company

Control unit

The invention relates to a control unit (10; 10a to 10d), particularly for vehicle navigation, having a housing (13) that consists of at least two housing elements (11, 12; 61, 65, 72; 75), having at least one circuit carrier (16; 16a; 64; 81) on which at least one heat-generating component (1) is arranged, having a thermal transfer element (30; 61), made of metal, for dissipating the heat generated by the at least one heat-generating component (1), having at least one sensor element (40, 41) that is connected at least indirectly to the at least one circuit carrier (16; 16a; 64; 81), having at least one plug connection body (35), made of plastic, having connection elements (36) for making electrical contact with the at least one circuit carrier (16; 16a; 64; 81), wherein the plug connection body (35) is formed in the region of a frame-like or cover-like housing element (12; 65;75), made of plastic, so as to be integral therewith or as a component that is separate from the housing element (12; 65; 75).. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

System for protected location beacon code generation

Whereby navigation via the location beacons is enabled.. .

Defining a contextual geofence

Examples generate a route point radius for a geofence. A point of interest (poi) is identified.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and system for map generation for location and navigation with user sharing/social networking

Methods and systems for map generation for location and navigation with user sharing/social networking may comprise determining a position of a wireless communication device (wcd) and capturing images of the surroundings of the wcd. Data associated with objects in the surroundings of said wireless communication device may be extracted from the captured images, positions of the objects may be determined, and the determined positions and the data may then be uploaded to a database.
Maxlinear, Inc.

Emergency route broadcasting

Methods, systems and computer program products for updating a route of a vehicle based on a broadcast emergency signal are provided. Aspects include receiving, by a navigational device associated with the vehicle, the broadcast emergency signal indicating a route of an emergency vehicle and determining, by the navigational device, whether the route of the vehicle associated with the navigational device overlaps with the route of the emergency vehicle.
International Business Machines Corporation

Traffic hindrance risk prediction apparatus

An apparatus for predicting a traffic hindrance risk having a traffic hindrance information generating server configured to generate traffic hindrance information encompassing congestion degree information including a current congestion degree obtained from a current value of driving data transmitted as probe data regarding a driving route from a vehicle equipped with a navigation system and a statistical congestion degree obtained from a statistical value of the current value of driving data in a certain previous period and a weather information generating server configured to generate weather information from weather data distributed by a meteorological agency with respect to an area including the driving route based on an weather model. In the apparatus, a traffic hindrance occurrence risk possibility of traffic hindrance occurrence with respect to the driving route is predicted from the congestion degree and weather information..
Japan Weather Association

Visualisation and navigation of transmedia content data

A method of rendering content items on a display via an electronic device involves mapping linked content items to a three-dimensional object defined by layout data. The layout data is then transmitted to an electronic device for display..
Eth Zürich (eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich)

System and methods for formation of structured data from unstructured data

Improved methods for navigation between fields in a form or other document, and a more efficient process for data entry by a user. In some embodiments, techniques are used to convert or associate unstructured data entries with corresponding fields or regions into which the data should be placed..
Netsuite Inc.

Intelligent navigation via a transient user interface control

Examples provide for intelligent navigation of hierarchical groups of items. A current level of items being viewed by a user is automatically detected in response to a context change.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Navigating a set of selectable items in a user interface

A method of navigation of a set of selectable items in a user interface of an electronic device is provided. A set of selectable items are retrieved and divided into a plurality of successive rows.
Flow Labs, Inc.

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.

Active path menu navigation system

Disclosed is a method of navigating an information structure comprising: providing a graphical menu interface displaying the items of a given level of the information structure and enabling selection thereof; dynamically constructing an active path as a sequence of active links after an item of the information structure has been selected; said active links allowing the display of one or more items on a given level of the information structure; and said active links allowing a user to access an item in the information structure by selecting from the one or more items displayed by one of the active links on the active path.. .

Navigation in augmented reality via a transient user interface control

Examples provide for intelligent navigation of informational items within an augmented reality environment. A hierarchical set of informational items within the augmented reality environment is automatically generated.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Multi-sensor fusion for robust autonomous flight in indoor and outdoor environments with a rotorcraft micro-aerial vehicle (mav)

The subject matter described herein includes a modular and extensible approach to integrate noisy measurements from multiple heterogeneous sensors that yield either absolute or relative observations at different and varying time intervals, and to provide smooth and globally consistent estimates of position in real time for autonomous flight. We describe the development of the algorithms and software architecture for a new 1.9 kg mav platform equipped with an imu, laser scanner, stereo cameras, pressure altimeter, magnetometer, and a gps receiver, in which the state estimation and control are performed onboard on an intel nuc 3rd generation i3 processor.
The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania

Autonomous robotic airship inspection system for large-scale tank interiors

Designing intrinsically safe robotic inspection systems used for unmanned navigation and inspection of large tanks with hazardous and explosive atmosphere is challenging. The disclosed methods and devices provide solutions to overcome such challenge.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

Identification information for warehouse navigation

An example method includes receiving image data captured by a sensor on a robotic device. The robotic device is in a warehouse, including multiple inventory items stored at storage locations in the warehouse.
X Development Llc

Time-dependent navigation of telepresence robots

A telepresence robot may include a drive system, a control system, an imaging system, and a mapping module. The mapping module may access a map of an area and tags associated with the area.
Irobot Corporation

Batch processing for gnss signal processing in a user satellite

The disclosure herein relates to a receiver for use in a user satellite, located among other things partly or wholly on orbits remote from earth, for example. The receiver comprises a receiving unit and a processing unit.
Airbus Defence And Space Gmbh

Receiver and operation with different satellite navigation systems

A method of determining a navigational position from satellite navigation signals includes receiving at a satellite navigation receiver a plurality of satellite navigation signals, where each respective satellite navigation signal was transmitted by a respective satellite each of which belongs to one of a plurality of satellite navigation system. Each respective satellite navigation signal transmitted by the respective satellite includes time data based on a time base of a respective satellite navigation system to which the respective satellite belongs.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.

Gps jammer & spoofer detection

A method for determining the presence of interference on a gps receiver is described. The method involves monitoring global positioning system data received by a receiver under known non-interfering conditions, storing the data for analysis and, at a later time, comparing the data, over a period of time, with the position output of a pure inertial navigation system to determine the presence of characteristics indicating interference..
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.

Cross correlation detection in a satellite navigation receiver

A method and a system for detecting cross correlation in a satellite navigation receiver (snr) in real tune are provided. The snr parallelly receives navigation signals from multiple satellites via multiple input channels.
Accord Software & Systems Pvt Ltd

Discovering points of entry to a location

Some embodiments provide a method for identifying one or more entrances to a point of interest or commercial entity (e.g., a shopping mall, a store, a business, etc.) using crowd sourced data received from a set of mobile devices over a specific period of time. The method identifies one or more points of entry to an enclosed area (e.g., a parking garage) associated with a point of interest (poi), as well as one or more points of entry to a building associated with the poi (e.g., a museum).
Apple Inc.

Navigation system including navigation server, mobile terminals, and beacon signal generating devices

A navigation server includes a network interface controller through which identification information and movement line information of a mobile terminal are received from the mobile terminal, the movement line information including location information and a timestamp, a storage device in which movement line data of the mobile terminal and location data of different places are stored, and a processor configured to extract the movement line data from the movement line information and record the extracted movement line data in the storage device. The processor, in response to a search criteria received from the mobile terminal through the network interface controller, generates using the movement line data and the location data of the different places, a navigation map that shows a place that is located along a route defined by the movement line data and meets the search criteria, and transmits the navigation map to the mobile terminal for display..
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Route modification based on receiving a broadcast emergency vehicle route

Methods, systems and computer program products for updating a route of a vehicle based on a broadcast emergency signal are provided. Aspects include receiving, by a navigational device associated with the vehicle, the broadcast emergency signal indicating a route of an emergency vehicle and determining, by the navigational device, whether the route of the vehicle associated with the navigational device overlaps with the route of the emergency vehicle.
International Business Machines Corporation

An apparatus and associated methods for use in live navigation

An apparatus comprising a processor and memory including computer program code, the memory and computer program code configured to, with the processor, enable the apparatus at least to: for a defined road journey through a road network from a start location lo an end location, assign respective sub-portions of the defined road journey to each of a group of mobile devices associated with one or more travellers for the road journey according to at least one predefmed assignment criterion, wherein each of the group of mobile devices is configured for provision of live mapping data for live navigation of the respective sub-portion of the road journey, and wherein the at least one predefmed assignment criterion comprises a discontinuity criterion configured to assign two or more consecutive sub-portions of the road journey to be discontinuous.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Time regulated navigation of travel through an airport

A mobile device providing time regulated navigational guidance for travel to a flight gate in an airport terminal, based on the time for boarding the flight, the preferences of the traveler, estimated transit times on various segments of a route to the gate from a starting point of the travel (or the current location of the mobile device) involving different transportation modalities, and wait times at various queues in the airport. Notifications and/or reminders are provided according to the time estimates to guide the travel for timely travel to the gate and optionally recommend points of interests on the way to the gate within the time constraint..
Onemarket Network Llc

Calibrating inertial navigation data using tire pressure monitoring system signals

A system includes a tire pressure monitoring system (tpms) module coupled with a wheel on a vehicle and a vehicle navigation system of the vehicle. A method entails determining a movement signal at the tpms module and receiving the movement signal at the vehicle navigation system.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

System and creating, storing and utilizing images of a geographical location

A system and method synthesizing images of a locale to generate a composite image that provide a panoramic view of the locale. A video camera moves along a street recording images of objects along the street.
Vederi, Llc

Drone-carrier brokering

In an example, there is disclosed a drone operator computing apparatus having: a network interface; and one or more logic elements providing a broker agent to: communicatively couple to a drone brokerage engine via the network interface; send a carrier request comprising a request for a carrier to carry a drone through a prohibitive zone; receive a brokered carrier response comprising an engage point; and dispatch the drone to the engage point. There is also disclosed a drone having a navigation engine to proceed to the engage point and engage a carrier.
Intel Corporation

Situational command and control of drones

Disclosed herein is a drone. The drone may comprise a flight mechanism, a receiver, and a navigation transmitter.

Methods and adaptively assisting developmentally disabled or cognitively impaired drivers

Methods and apparatus for adaptively assisting developmentally disabled or cognitively impaired drivers are disclosed. An apparatus comprises a user interface.
Ford Motor Company

Suction device for use in image-guided sinus medical procedure

An apparatus includes a navigational guidewire and a suction device. The navigational guidewire includes a sensing element, an outer member and a conductor.
Acclarent, Inc.

Systems and methods for performing a surgical navigation procedure

A system and method for performing a navigation procedure including a surgical tool, an imaging device, and a computing device. The surgical tool is navigated to a target tissue located in a target area to perform a surgical procedure on the target tissue.
Covidien Lp

Association functionality in a mobile monitoring device

A mobile monitoring device for continual remote monitoring of a condition is provided. The device includes a sensor module for producing sensor module data including inertial navigation data.

Content navigation guide

A program guide, such as an electronic program guide (epg), may be used to display information regarding upcoming scheduled transmissions of content. The display may include thumbnail images for selected groups of programs, and the images may be positioned in a pseudo-random location, and moved along a randomly generated trajectory on the display..
Comcast Interactive Media, Llc

Content pre-render and pre-fetch techniques

Content pre-render and pre-fetch techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a likelihood is predicted of subsequent navigation to content associated with a network address based at least in part on monitored navigation performed by a computing device to one or more network addresses.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Navigation systems for a vehicle and an auxilliary vehicle

A navigation system for a vehicle and an auxiliary vehicle comprises a processing module configured to obtain information on an energy level of a power source in the auxiliary vehicle and determine a remaining traveling range of the auxiliary vehicle based on the energy level; and a navigation module configured to suggest at least one stop for the vehicle between a starting place and a destination based on the remaining traveling range of the auxiliary vehicle and an environment condition.. .
Ford Global Technologies Llc

Route risk mitigation

A method is disclosed for mitigating the risks associated with driving by assigning risk values to road segments and using those risk values to select less risky travel routes. Various approaches to helping users mitigate risk are presented.
Allstate Insurance Company

System and delivering internet advertisements that change between textual and graphical ads on demand by a user

A system and method that delivers advertisements for inclusion in electronic documents, such as web content (e.g., web pages, email, etc.), in a manner that enables transition from a first display format (e.g., a textual format) into a second display format (e.g., an interactive graphical menu-driven format, a larger text ad formation, a movie format, an audio format, etc.) on demand in a rapid fashion. The morphed format may include controls that allow navigation to other pages including some informational pages and some merchant pages for purchasing goods and/or services.
Google Inc.

Vehicle communication system

A communication system for a vehicle includes a communication device disposed in the vehicle. Responsive to the communication device receiving an input from a vehicle system indicative of a potential service need, the communication device requests an input from the driver of the vehicle pertaining to a desired characteristic of a service provider that can address the potential service need.
Magna Electronics Inc.

Digital project management office

A device may receive requests for a set of project management office (pmo) services that are hosted by a set of enterprise project management (epm) systems. The requests may include a first request and the first request includes a pmo service identifier.
Accenture Global Solutions Limited

Detection of operator likelihood of deviation from planned route

Embodiments of the present invention provide detection of operator likelihood of deviation from a planned route. In embodiments, a route is planned on an electronic navigation system.
International Business Machines Corporation

Gesture detection, list navigation, and item selection using a crown and sensors

The present disclosure generally relates to methods and apparatuses for detecting gestures on a reduced-size electronic device at locations off of the display, such as gestures on the housing of the device or on a rotatable input mechanism (e.g., a digital crown) of the device, and responding to the gestures by, for example, navigating lists of items and selecting items from the list; translating the display of an electronic document; or sending audio control data to an external audio device.. .
Apple Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for providing drone assistance

A technique for providing drone assistance is discussed. A computing device is in wireless communication with a mobile electronic device and an aerial drone.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Cross correlation detection in a satellite navigation receiver

A method and a system for defecting cross correlation in a satellite navigation receiver (snr) in real time are provided. The snr parallelly receives navigation signals from multiple satellites via multiple input channels.
Accord Software & Systems Pvt Ltd

Araim clustering distribution improvement

A gnss receiver comprising at least one processing device configured to, in at least one first process: group satellites into subsets for a first distribution, each satellite included in one subset, each subset includes at least one satellite and less than all satellites, at least one subset includes more than one satellite; store the first distribution in memory as primary distribution; calculate a protection level based on navigation sub-solutions calculated using the first distribution; determine whether a new distribution of satellites is needed; when new distribution is not needed, the processing device configured to recalculate the protection level based on second navigation sub-solutions calculated using the first distribution; when new distribution is needed, the processing device configured to: group satellites into subsets for a second distribution; store the second distribution in memory as the primary distribution; recalculate the protection level based on third navigation sub-solutions calculated using the second distribution.. .
Honeywell International Inc.

Agile navigation and guidance enabled by lidar (angel)

A low size, weight, and power (swap) agile navigation and guidance enabled by lidar (angel) sensor system that enables deployment on a wide variety of air and surface vehicle that have need of accurate situation awareness and have need of timely warning of potential objects that may cause collisions. A highly functional lidar sensor system provides accurate and timely detection and localization of potential threat objects.
Irvine Sensors Corporation

Providing road guidance based on road attributes and directions

A method for providing road guidance on a navigation system. The navigation system determines a moving direction of a cursor on a map of the navigation system, wherein the cursor is movable by a user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Providing road guidance based on road attributes and directions

A computer program product and a computer system for providing road guidance on a navigation system. The navigation system determines a moving direction of a cursor on a map of the navigation system, wherein the cursor is movable by a user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Providing road guidance based on road attributes and directions

A method, a computer program product, and a computer system for providing road guidance on a navigation system. The navigation system determines a moving direction of a cursor on a map of the navigation system, wherein the cursor is movable by a user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Navigation based on vehicle dimensions

A system for vehicle navigation may include a recognition circuit and a navigation circuit. The recognition circuit may determine a vehicle type based on received vehicle data.
Intel Ip Corporation

Star tracker-aided airborne or spacecraft terrestrial landmark navigation system

Methods and apparatus automatically determine a location, such as of an aircraft or spacecraft, by matching images of terrain below the craft, as captured by a camera, radar, etc. In the craft, with known or predicted terrain landmark data stored in an electronic data store.
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Cognitive load routing metric for vehicle guidance

A method for routing a vehicle includes receiving a current location for the vehicle and a destination location for the vehicle and identifying candidate navigation routes extending between the current location and the destination location. The method also includes determining a cognitive load parameter for each candidate navigation route and determining a cost value for a cost function for each candidate navigation route.
Apple Inc.

Computer implemented interactive locating products and services

The present disclosure relates to products and services locating systems, and discloses an interactive system for locating products and services with voice/chat enabled assistance. It helps customers in identifying location and availability of products based on current inventory of stocks in various stores, and also helps customers in identifying location of different services and offers provided by different services providers.
Zensar Technologies Limited

Navigation apparatus, vehicle including the navigation apparatus, and controlling the vehicle

A navigation apparatus includes a receiver for receiving weather information for one or more areas, a map data storage in which map data is stored, and a controller for generating one or more path sections using the weather information for the one or more areas and for determining a driving path for consuming a minimum amount of air conditioning power using the weather information and the map data for each path section.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Augmented operation of navigation apparatus

Augmented operation of navigation apparatus, including determining that a timer condition is met by a temporal proximity timer of a predefined temporal proximity action plan, wherein the temporal proximity timer is updated by navigation apparatus based on an estimated time of arrival at a destination of a moving entity tracked by the navigation apparatus, and performing, responsive to determining that the timer condition is met, a predefined temporal proximity action associated with the predefined temporal proximity action plan.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

System for integrating hours of service (hos) with a vehicle's navigation system

A transportation management system that includes tools for generating an optimized trip plan that can be updated, such as based on driver input, during implementation of a planned trip. The system includes a comprehensive trip optimization tool that generates a trip plan with fuel stop and rest stop optimization.
Trimble Inc.

Vehicle navigation by dead reckoning and gnss-aided map-matching

Dead reckoning combined with gnss-aided map-matching improves accuracy and reliability of vehicle navigation. A map-match navigation module in a handheld device sends map-match feedback messages to a vehicle state estimator via a port.
Trimble Inc.

Systems and methods of navigation using a sextant and an electronic artificial horizon

Systems and methods for navigation using a sextant and an electronic artificial horizon are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method for determining a position of an observer includes: establishing a horizontal position of an artificial horizon mirror based on at least one accelerometer; aligning a sextant toward a celestial body; and measuring an altitude angle of the celestial body at least in part based on a portion of light from the celestial body being reflected from the artificial horizon mirror onto the sextant..

System, apparatus and methodology for flight operation imaging

A system, apparatus and methodology for pilot navigation employing dynamic visual displays of geographical features along with dynamically-computed flight paths and dynamic visual feedback of image footprints, including better imaging of coastlines and other aerially-observed geographical features.. .
Noaa Technology Partnerships Office

Opportunistic sensor fusion algorithm for autonomous guidance while drilling

Described is a system for estimating a trajectory of a borehole. The system processes signals of sensor streams obtained from an inertial sensor system.
Hrl Laboratories, Llc

Systems and methods for forecasting and reducing the occurrence of tire overspeed events during aircraft takeoff and landing

Avionic systems and methods are provided for forecasting and reducing the likelihood of tire overspeed events during aircraft (a/c) runway procedures, such as takeoff and landing procedures. In one embodiment, the avionic system includes a controller coupled to at least one runway procedure data source, such as pilot input interface, a flight management system, atmospheric data sensors, or a navigational database.
Honeywell International Inc.

System for predictive chassis control for an off-road utility vehicle

A system for predictive chassis control including a wheel-spring device controllable with respect to a damping or suspension characteristic, a sensor for ascertaining a force profile of a disturbance acting on the wheel-spring device, and a navigation for ascertaining a current geoposition of the off-road utility vehicle in the form of an associated position data. The system includes a memory unit and a control unit for saving the force profile induced by the disturbance or a quantity derived therefrom.
Deere & Company

Mobile robot with collision anticipation

The invention relates to a mobile robot having running gear and at least one robot arm mounted on the running gear, a sensor system for sensing obstacles in the surroundings of the robot and a navigation unit for laying down a route along which the running gear can be moved while avoiding the obstacles, and a control unit for the robot arm which is adapted to lay down a permissible position for the robot arm by reference to the obstacles sensed and the route.. .
Abb Gomtec Gmbh

Universal shaft for magnetic manipulation of catheters

A magnetically-guided catheter includes a tip positioning magnet in the distal end portion thereof configured to interact with externally applied magnetic fields for magnetically-guided movement. The magnet may be geometrically asymmetric, for example, a c-shape in radial cross-section, so as to allow side-loading of an irrigation fluid lumen and other wire(s) or lines during fabrication.
St. Jude Medical, Atrial Fibrillation Division, Inc.

Design of handle set for ablation catheter with indicators of catheter and tissue parameters

An electrode coupling output system provides indication to the physician, via electrode guidance instrumentation, concerning the electrical coupling of an electrode, such as an ablative or mapping electrode, with a patient. The output can be provided to the physician via an output device incorporated into the handle set of the electrode catheter.
St. Jude Medical, Atrial Fibrillation Division, Inc.

Sensing device for shopping cart

A sensing device is paired with a shopping cart for assisting an operator of the shopping cart, and comprises a sensor unit that receives and processes telemetry data received from a context source; a processor that reads the telemetry data from the sensor unit; and a transmitter that wirelessly transmits the read telemetry data directly from the sensing device to a mobile computing device. The read telemetry data is processed by the mobile computing device to perform a navigation operation..
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Vehicle telematics services in coordination with a handheld wireless device

A system and method of performing vehicle navigation services in coordination with a handheld wireless device that involves determining a vehicle location at a vehicle using a vehicle telematics unit of the vehicle; identifying a plurality of points-of-interest (pois) within a predetermined range of the vehicle location; detecting a vehicle occupant has exited the vehicle; sending an instruction from the vehicle that directs a handheld wireless device associated with the vehicle occupant or the vehicle to begin generating location data; and receiving the location data from the handheld wireless device.. .
General Motors Llc

Method for guiding an emergency vehicle using an unmanned aerial vehicle

A method for guiding an emergency vehicle to an emergency site includes receiving an emergency dispatch message including a location of an emergency. Present location information is received for an emergency vehicle.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems, apparatus, and methods for improving safety related to movable/ moving objects

Systems, apparatus, and methods for collecting, analyzing, and/or communicating information related to movable/moving objects are described. In some embodiments, a mobile computing device is configured to be carried by, attached to, and/or embedded within a moveable object.
Nodal Inc.

Apparatus and controlling parking

An apparatus for controlling parking includes a parking situation recognizer recognizing a parking situation of a vehicle based on information received from navigation and converting an operation mode of the vehicle into a parking mode; a parking space searcher setting an operation sensor based on information on a parking zone received from the navigation at the time of performing the conversion into the parking mode, and searching for a parking space using the operation sensor; and a parking controller configured to control the parking of the vehicle based on the searched parking space.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Wrong way indication beacon and related methods

A wrong way vehicle detection system may include a warning station, a communications device and a controller to operate a forward facing movement sensor at the warning station to detect a wrong way vehicle on the roadway, and responsive to the detection of the wrong way vehicle on the roadway by the forward facing movement sensor, activate at least one flashing beacon and operate a rear facing movement sensor at the warning station to detect movement of the wrong way vehicle beyond the warning station. The controller may also, responsive to detection of the wrong way vehicle moving beyond the warning station, send a wrong way vehicle detection alert via the communications device.
Central Florida Expressway Authority

Digital content interaction and navigation in virtual and augmented reality

Digital content interaction and navigation techniques and systems in virtual and augmented reality are described. In one example, techniques are employed to aid user interaction within a physical environment in which the user is disposed while viewing a virtual or augmented reality environment.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Steering wheel hard switch for control of mid software switches

A vehicular human-machine interface, a dashboard and a method of providing information to a driver of a vehicle. The interface includes a multi-information display that provides a driver icons that are representative of a vehicle systems such that the driver can view, and if necessary, control through the interface.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, 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.

Semantic card view

Architecture that enables a card interaction model that can present cards in different ways. When a user performs tasks, new stacked cards (one card on top of another card) corresponding to those tasks open in a left pane over the top of a background canvas (a card overlay of the underlying canvas).
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Interactive navigation environment for building performance visualization

A tool for providing a visualization of a system may reveal an interactive navigation environment for building performance observation and assessment. The tool may be associated with a processor.
Honeywell International Inc.

Systems and methods for configurable operation of a robot based on area classification

A method of operating a mobile robot includes generating a segmentation map defining respective regions of a surface based on occupancy data that is collected by a mobile robot responsive to navigation of the surface, identifying sub-regions of at least one of the respective regions as non-clutter and clutter areas, and computing a coverage pattern based on identification of the sub-regions. The coverage pattern indicates a sequence for navigation of the non-clutter and clutter areas, and is provided to the mobile robot.
Irobot Corporation

Method and assessing the collective health of multiple process control systems

Assessing a collective health score of a plurality of process control systems includes automatically and periodically assessing a risk for each of the process control systems, scoring the health of each process control system within a health score scale fixed by an upper limit and a lower limit, the health score based on the assessed risk for each process control system, enabling a user to select a menu item within a navigation menu to specify higher and lower levels of integration of the health scores, and presenting a collective health score of the process control systems associated with the selected menu item.. .
Fisher-rosemount Systems, Inc.

Methods and systems for processing a global navigation satellite system signal

Disclosed are devices, systems and methods for processing satellite positioning system (sps) signals for performing positioning operations. In particular, devices, systems disclosed herein are directed to determining estimates of undifferenced ambiguity values of a plurality of received sps signals; and solving for a time based, at least in part, on the estimates of undifferenced ambiguity values..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Advanced navigation satellite system positioning method and system using delayed precise information

The invention relates to a method carried out by a navigation satellite system (nss) receiver or a processing entity receiving data therefrom, for estimating parameters useful to determine a position. The nss receiver observes nss signals from nss satellites over multiple epochs.
Trimble Inc.

Localization and tracking using location, signal strength, and pseudorange data

A localization server improves position estimates of global navigation satellite systems (gnss) using probabilistic shadow matching and pseudorange matching is disclosed herein. The localization server may utilize one or more of the following information: the locations of the satellites, the gnss receiver's location estimate and associated estimated uncertainty, the reported pseudoranges of the satellites, the gnss estimated clock bias, the snrs of the satellites, and 3d environment information regarding the location of the receiver.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Tomographic loss factor estimation

Determination of a signal loss profile relative to a receiver based on measured signal power of a sounding signal from a sounding transmitter having a known signal power in free space relative to the receiver. The signal loss profile may include a plurality of signal loss values corresponding to a plurality of received sounding signals at the receiver.
Iposi, Inc.

Position determination by observing a celestial object transit the sun or moon

A navigation system determines a position by referring to artificial or natural satellites or other space objects during daylight or when the objects are in a planet's shadow. A telescope and image sensor observe and image shadows of the objects as the objects transit the sun or a sunlit surface of a planet or moon, thereby solving problems related to the two key times during which traditional skymark navigation is difficult or impossible..
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Navigation system with device operation mechanism and operation thereof

A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a surrounding condition with a control unit for selecting an input source to capture a surrounding object; determining an operating context based on calculating an average stopped time meeting or exceeding a time threshold within the surrounding condition; determining a feature availability based on the operating context for restricting a device feature available on a device; and delivering an alert notification based on an object count below a count threshold for presenting on the device.. .
Telenav, Inc.

Binaural audio navigation using short range wireless transmission from bilateral earpieces to receptor device system and method

A method for providing binaural audio navigation with a set of earpieces including a left earpiece and a right earpiece is provided. The method includes obtaining a generalized position of a user of the set of the earpieces, obtaining a destination for the user of the set of the earpieces, sensing head orientation and movement with inertial sensors of the set of earpieces, applying a binaural synthesis algorithm using the generalized position, a destination, head orientation and movement to create a plurality of virtual sound sources, and transducing binaural audio based on the virtual sound sources at speakers within the set of the earpieces in order to provide binaural audio navigation to the user.
Bragi Gmbh

Water depth detection for vehicle navigation

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for vehicle navigation with water depth detection. An example disclosed method includes determining a current and a projected water depth for road segments of and around a current route to a destination.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Autonomous vehicle navigation system and method

An autonomous vehicle is improved with a navigational system having both cameras and echolocation sensors. The cameras and echolocation sensors may be part of an optical and echolocation system, respectively, that may work in conjunction with, for example, a global positioning system to determine a course for the autonomous vehicle to reach an objective while detecting and avoid obstacles along the course..
Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation

Simulation of loads on aerostructures during aircraft assembly

Methods and systems useful during assembly of aircraft are disclosed. One such method comprises loading a fuselage of the aircraft that is unassembled with a wing of the aircraft to obtain a configuration of the fuselage corresponding to when the fuselage is assembled with the wing.
Bombardier Inc.

Method for operating a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle

The invention relates to a method for operating a motor vehicle that comprises a navigation device having stored route sections, and a control device for longitudinally and/or transversely guiding the motor vehicle when in an autonomous operating mode, at least one parameter being associated with at least one route section and determining whether said route section is approved for travelling when in the autonomous operating mode, the at least one parameter being retrieved from a server by the navigation device and/or by the control device, by means of a wireless communication connection.. .
Audi Ag

Free ranging automated guided vehicle and operational system

An automated guided vehicle (agv) that is configured to operate with a navigation and guidance system includes a base frame structure that supports a material handling apparatus. Casters may be attached at peripheral portions of the base frame structure to movably support the base frame structure away from a ground surface.
Dematic Corp.

Rfid medical device control interface

A medical navigation system is provided for controlling medical equipment during a medical procedure. The medical navigation system includes a passive radio frequency identification (rfid) tag, an rfid sensor for detecting the passive rfid tag, a controller coupled to the rfid sensor, and a robotic arm having an end effector and controlled by the controller.

Alternative anatomic registration for navigation

Various systems, devices, and methods for facilitating efficient anatomical registration in surgical navigation are disclosed. Such systems, devices, and methods can provide for relatively rapid collection of individual physical space data corresponding to a plurality of surface points during a dynamic data collection mode of a detection unit.
Biomet Manufacturing, Llc

Trackable apparatuses and methods

Trackable apparatuses and methods involving at least one arrangement of at least one trackable feature configured for disposition in relation to at least one substrate, each arrangement of the at least one arrangement having a distinct pattern of trackable features configured to facilitate determining at least one of: an identity of at least one object and at least one subject, a disposition of at least one object and at least one subject, a disposition between at least one object and at least one subject, and a disposition among at least one object and at least one subject, and each arrangement of the at least one arrangement configured to optimize tracking by a 1 navigation tracking system, whereby at least one spatial relationship among the at least one object and the at least one subject is optimizable. The navigation tracking system is optionally multi-modal..

Systems and methods for patient-based computer aided surgical procedures

Systems and methods for positioning a cut guide using navigation-based techniques are discussed. For example, a system for use in an orthopedic surgery on a target bone can comprise a cut guide adjustably positionable onto the target bone via two or more coupling receptacles created on the target bone.
Blue Belt Technologies, Inc.

System and controlling a surgical manipulator based on energy applicator parameters

System and method for controlling a surgical manipulator to apply an energy applicator to a patient. The surgical manipulator cooperates with a navigation system to position the energy applicator with respect to a boundary so that the energy applicator is constrained from moving outside the boundary.
Stryker Corporation

Apparatus and catheter navigation and tip location

Devices and methods obtain and use endovascular electrograms in a number of clinical applications and settings. In one embodiment, methods for triggering analysis of an endovascular ecg waveform are based on the detection of a peak in a skin-based ecg waveform in order to determine a location of an indwelling medical device, such as a catheter.
Bard Access Systems, Inc.

Methods and systems for content navigation among programs presenting advertising content

Systems and methods for aiding user content navigation are described. An exemplary system may include an electronic device configured to receive audiovisual content and/or user inputs.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

Link clouds and user/community-driven dynamic interlinking of resources

A network-based communication and information discovery solution that pertains to network-accessible resources and the use of interlinks among resources. In one embodiment, dynamic interlinking of resources is proposed, wherein the resources reside in a web-based system and are accessible via web-clients.
International Business Machines Corporation

Electronic device antennas with ground isolation

An electronic device may have a display cover layer mounted to a metal housing. Electrical component layers such as a display layer, touch sensor layer, and near-field communications antenna layer may be mounted under the display cover layer.
Apple Inc.

Telescoping monopod system with portable power box

The present invention generally provides a portable power box for mounting a monopod. The box includes a navigation light power port typical of a marine vessel, such as a bass boat or speed boat.

Electronic device antenna with suppressed parasitic resonance

An electronic device may be provided with wireless circuitry. The wireless circuitry may include one or more antennas.
Apple Inc.

Method of determining target treatment locations

A method and system for automatic location of a target treatment structure, such as a pulmonary vein ostium, from an anatomical image. The method includes calculating a most likely path of blood flow through a pulmonary vein based on a cross-sectional area minimization technique and calculating pulmonary vein geometry as a function of length.
Medtronic, Inc.

Low power navigation devices, systems and methods

A system and method are disclosed for conserving power during navigation, e.g., user device pointer/cursor navigation, using a fingerprint image sensor, that may comprise processing, via a computing device, fingerprint image sensor data indicative of finger position and movement with respect to a fingerprint image sensor surface in a finger navigation mode to determine if the finger is in a first finger navigation mode; processing, via the computing device, fingerprint image sensor data indicative of finger position and movement with respect to a fingerprint image sensor surface in a finger navigation mode to determine if the finger is in a second finger navigation mode; and transitioning, via the computing device, the fingerprint image sensor from a first power consumption mode to a second power consumption mode, based on detecting a transition from the first finger navigation mode to the second finger navigation mode.. .
Synaptics Incorporated

Z/os smf record navigation visualization tooling

Aspects of the present invention include a method, system and computer program product for navigating through a computer file and visualizing portions of the navigated file. The method includes a processor selecting a file to provide for navigation of its contents; determining to provide for navigation of the file as structured record segments; providing for navigation of the file as structured record segments; and displaying, by the processor, the structured record segments during navigation of the file.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and presentation and visual navigation of network data sets

Disclosed herein is a computer implemented method of determining a similarity score of a plurality of data records with a target data record in a data set. The similarity score allows a user to identify secondary data records, or pairs of data records, that disclose similar concepts.
Patent Analytics Holding Pty Ltd

Mechanism for partial page refresh using url addressable hierarchical page structure

An apparatus, method, and system using techniques to partially refresh a display page. A navigation url generated by an application in response to a user interaction is received, the navigation url indicating a place within a page hierarchy at which a partial refresh of a page with which the navigation url is associated is to be performed and the navigation url including one or more url portions usable to retrieve page content data to be used to partially refresh the page.
Open Text Corporation

User interface analytics and context usage

Systems and methods for dynamically determining and displaying user interface analytics in a relevant context are provided. The system accesses a plurality of user interfaces of a content provider.
Opentv, Inc.

Optimum cruise climb tracking for reduced fuel consumption using vertical and lateral navigation

A method of optimizing a cruise climb of an aircraft. The method includes using vertical navigation and lateral navigation to track the cruise climb; and using tracking of the cruise climb to adjust a climb rate of the aircraft to match an optimal climb rate..
The Boeing Company

Intelligent gimbal assembly and unmanned vehicle

Simultaneous control of an unmanned vehicle and an on-board sensor is facilitated by the use of an intelligent gimbal assembly. The assembly includes a gimbal for carrying the sensor and a node controller for controlling the gimbal, sensor and the unmanned vehicle to which the gimbal assembly is attached.
Skyefish, Llc

Self-calibration of an inertial system

One embodiment describes an inertial system. The system includes a gyroscope system comprising a plurality of gyroscopes.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

Wearable sensor data to improve map and navigation data

Various systems and methods for improving map and navigation data are described herein. An electronic navigation system for improving map and navigation data comprises a database access module to access a database of physiological information to obtain a biometric value, the biometric value associated with a location and a time; a processing module to determine whether the biometric value violates a threshold; and a display module to display a notification on a map when the threshold is violated, the map including an area around the location associated with the biometric value, and the notification displayed proximate to the location associated with the biometric value..
Intel Corporation

Navigation methods and the visually impaired

According to some aspects, a wearable device for estimating a location of the device within a space is provided, the device comprising a plurality of cameras mounted to a structure, at least a portion of the structure being adapted to facilitate a user wearing the device, the plurality of cameras having substantially fixed positions and orientations on the structure relative to each other, and at least one processor configured to receive image data from the plurality of cameras, perform feature detection on the image data to obtain a first plurality of features from the image data, and determine an estimate of the location of the device in the space based, at least in part, on a location associated with a second plurality of features obtained from image data previously captured of the space that matches the first plurality of features.. .
Brown University

Navigation personalization through analysis of present and historical user data

Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for personalizing a navigation route. The method includes receiving a request from a user for a navigation route between two or more points.
International Business Machines Corporation

Alignment of visual indicators on navigational maps

A computer-implemented method for aligning map elements for display along a route within a digital map is presented. The method may receive a request for route data including an origin and a destination and determine route data defining a route navigating from the origin to the destination.
Google Inc.

Indoor navigation

In accordance with implementations of the subject matter described herein, a new approach for creating a navigation trace is proposed. In these implementations, a reference signal is obtained, where the reference signal includes time series data collected by at least one environment sensor along a reference path from a start point to a destination.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Fused sensor ensemble for navigation and calibration process therefor

An ensemble of motion sensors is tested under known conditions to automatically ascertain instrument biases, which are modeled as autoregressive-moving-average (arma) processes in order to construct a kalman filter. The calibration includes motion profiles, temperature profiles and vibration profiles that are operationally significant, i.e., designed by means of covariance analysis or other means to maximize, or at least improve, the observability of the calibration model's structure and coefficients relevant to the prospective application of each sensor..
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Unmanned vehicles navigation termination system

A navigation termination system of an unmanned vehicle (uv) is provided. The system includes a plurality of sensors connected to the uv and configured to detect motion of the uv; a power supply configured to power the movement of the uv; a processing circuitry; and a memory, the memory containing instructions that, when executed by the processing circuitry, configure the system to: determine, based on sensory signals captured by the plurality of sensors, a navigation termination event; and disrupt a connection between the power supply and a motion mechanism of the uv when the navigation termination event occurs..
Flytrex Aviation Ltd.

Navigation with arbitrary catheter geometries and contact assessment

A method and system for determining a location of a treatment element relative to an anatomical feature and for estimating contact between the treatment element and the anatomical feature in the context of a navigation system. The system may include a medical device including at least one treatment element and at least one navigation electrode and a navigation system in communication with the one or more navigation electrodes, the navigation system including a processing unit.
Medtronic, Inc.

Navigation guidance complex catheters

A method and system for determining a target location for a medical device having complex geometry relative to an anatomical feature, and for navigating and positioning the medical device at the target location. The system may include a medical device including a treatment element having a centroid, one or more navigation electrodes, and a longitudinal axis and a navigation system in communication with the one or more navigation electrodes, the navigation system including a processing unit.
Medtronic, Inc.

Map generation system and method

Embodiments of the present application disclose a map generation system and method. By scanning or processing an article in an article shelf, the technical solution of an embodiment of the present application may take as a position of the article a position of a handheld terminal at the time of the scanning or the processing, or take as the position of the article a position of a wireless apparatus corresponding to the scanned or processed article, to generate a navigation map according to the position of each article.
Shang Hai Pan Shi Tou Zi Guan Li You Xian Gong Si

Prompting method and apparatus

A prompting method includes: sending, by a server, a navigation map requested to be outputted to a user device when receiving a map output request of the user device, the navigation map being outputted by the user device, wherein the navigation map is pre-generated according to an article position of an article in a place; acquiring article identification information of a pre-searching article; acquiring an article position of the pre-searching article in the place; acquiring a device position of the user device in the place; and generating a navigation prompt message according to a distance between the device position and an article position of each pre-searching commodity, and triggering the user device to output the navigation prompt message in the navigation map, the navigation prompt message being used for prompting the article position of each pre-searching article and a distance to the device position to a user.. .
Shang Hai Pan Shi Tou Zi Guan Li You Xian Gong Si

Interactive video distribution system and video player utilizing a client server architecture

An interactive video distribution system and video player are described. A client server arrangement may be used for providing a video player and video content to a client device.
Scorpcast, Llc

Profile navigation user interface

A system and method for controlling a graphical user interface (gui), including receiving indications from multiple users about profiles of interest presented to the users by a gui executed on respective devices of the users, wherein each user has corresponding profile information presentable by the gui, detecting couples of mutually interested users that indicated each other's profiles as profiles of interest, for each couple, adding in the gui an anonymous representation of a mutually interested user in a match page of the other mutually interested user, and initiating a discussion between the mutually interested users by opening a discussion page in the gui, wherein the anonymous representation conceals the represented user's profile from the other user, and once a predetermined condition is fulfilled, changing the anonymous representation to a named representation by loading the profile information of the represented user to the match page.. .
Labelsoft Inc

System, apparatus, and method using ads-b and tcas data for determining navigation solutions for a vehicle

A system using automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ads-b) data and traffic alert and collision avoidance system (tcas) data for determining navigation solutions for a vehicle is provided. The system has a communal position system (cps) with a cps sensor located in the vehicle.
The Boeing Company

Navigation assistance data and route planning for drones

Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for determining a flight route for a flight of an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) are presented. The flight-specific route for the uav is determined dynamically during the flight or in advance before the flight, using navigation assistance data that includes flight-specific navigation assistance data for a plurality of geographic zones determined based on flight-specific information.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Community noise management with aircraft dynamic path variation

An example method for flight path variation of an aircraft for noise management includes receiving noise inquiries of a community related to aircraft noise during flight over the community, receiving an output from noise sensors positioned within the community, determining a noise distribution plan for additional aircraft flying over the community so as to steer the additional aircraft and distribute additional aircraft noise in response to the noise inquiries and the output from the noise sensors, and based on flight path data of the additional aircraft and the noise distribution plan, assigning a flight path modification to aircraft via a data communication link. The flight path modification informs the aircraft to adjust the flight path to remain within associated margins of a required navigation performance (rnp) instrument flight procedure and to reduce noise impact to the community underneath the flight path..
The Boeing Company

Collective navigation for virtual reality devices

A computer-executed method is disclosed for collective navigation of distributed virtual reality (vr) devices. The method obtains a source vertex and a destination vertex for a vr device.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Edge detection with shutter adaption

A method for determining leading edge location in an image captured by an optical navigation sensor with auto shutter adaptation includes: plotting average pixel values per sensor column on a graph; determining an average value according to the average pixel values as a threshold value; defining a weighted location in the leading half of the captured image according to the threshold value; and determining the leading edge location according to the defined weighted location.. .
Pixart Imaging (penang) Sdn. Bhd.

Search with home tour navigation

A search with home tour navigation receives housing input (e.g., a user's housing preferences), calculates a route based on the selected/determined houses and displays the calculated route (e.g., a fastest route). The search with home tour navigation is able to factor in elements such as traffic, open house times, agent availability and/or any other factors and provide users and agents with additional capabilities such as communication and check-in/check-out features..

Career exploration and employment search tools using dynamic node network visualization

Apparatuses and computer-implemented methods are presented for discovering career and job opportunities that are categorized within one or more taxonomies having hierarchical categories. A taxonomy selection mechanism may be provided to enable user selection of one of multiple taxonomies for navigation.
Capstone Technology Resources, Inc.

Blindman navigation method and blindman navigation apparatus

The present disclosure relates to navigation field and discloses a blindman navigation method and a blindman navigation apparatus. The blindman navigation method includes: obtaining image information of surroundings where a user is located; determining a distance between the user and a traffic signal light according to the image information; judging a distance between the user and a crossing according to the distance between the user and the traffic signal light, and determining the user is in a state where he/she has arrived at the crossing when the distance between the user and the crossing is less than a distance threshold that is preset..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Pathway planning for use with a navigation planning and procedure system

Disclosed are systems, devices, and methods for planning a procedure for treatment of tissue in a patient's lungs. An exemplary method includes generating a three-dimensional (3d) model of the patient's lungs, displaying the 3d model of the patient's lungs, selecting a target location in the tissue of the patient's lungs as displayed on the 3d model, identifying a point on a pleural surface of the patient's lungs with access to the target location, determining an access path between the target location and the identified point on the pleural surface, calculating a risk of injury to intervening structures between the identified point on the pleural surface and the target location, based on the determined access path, and displaying the access path and the calculated risk of injury for the access path on the 3d model..
Covidien Lp

Apparatus and providing adaptive connected service

An audio-video-navigation (avn) system for vehicles includes: a communication unit connected with a service or device; a memory storing at least one of first operation parameters or at least one of second operation parameters corresponding to a connected service or device; and a controller determining whether a normal operation is performed with the at least one loaded operation parameter and changing the at least one loaded parameter based on whether a normal operation is performed with the at least one loaded operation parameter. The controller performs a control operation to store at least one part of adaptively changeable predetermined parameters as the at least one of second operation parameters based on whether a normal operation is performed with the at least one loaded operation parameter..
Hyundai Motor Company

Controlling navigation of a visual aid during a presentation

Methods, systems and computer program products controlling navigation of a visual aid during a presentation are provided. Aspects include analyzing a content of each of a plurality of slides of the visual aid and monitoring a speech of an individual during the presentation.
International Business Machines Corporation

Operation method applied to terminal device and terminal device

A surface of the terminal device is provided with three touch regions that correspond respectively to three system navigation functions, and the three system navigation functions include back, home, and recent app. The method includes, when the terminal device detects a pressure that is exerted on one of the three touch regions and whose magnitude exceeds a preset value, implementing a system navigation function corresponding to the touch region on which the pressure is exerted.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Direct navigation to modal dialogs

Navigating directly to a modal dialog overlaying a base web page. User input associated with navigating to a modal dialog overlaying a base web page is detected.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Image processing method capable of detecting noise and related navigation device

An image processing method capable of detecting noise includes adjusting a lighting unit to acquire an over-exposure image, comparing each pixel of the over-exposure image with at least one threshold value, labeling a pixel of the over-exposure image as the noise while bright intensity of the pixel is lower than the threshold value, calculating a simulating value according to bright intensity of pixels around the noise and except the noise, and utilizing the simulating value and bright intensity of other pixels except the noise to execute a displacement detecting calculation.. .
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Controlling navigation of a visual aid during a presentation

Methods, systems and computer program products controlling navigation of a visual aid during a presentation are provided. Aspects include obtaining a presenter profile that includes associations between gestures of a presenter and desired actions for the visual aid and receiving indications of one or more movements of a presenter during the presentation.
International Business Machines Corporation

Materials handling vehicle path validation and dynamic path modification

A materials handling vehicle comprising a path validation tool and a drive unit, steering unit, localization module, and navigation module that cooperate to navigate the vehicle along a warehouse travel path. The tool comprises warehouse layout data, a proposed travel path, vehicle kinematics, and a dynamic vehicle boundary that approximates the vehicle physical periphery.
Crown Equipment Corporation

Method, apparatus and medium for controlling balance car

A method, apparatus and medium for controlling a balance car are provided. The method includes: detecting a target navigation marker used for navigating the balance car; and controlling the balance car to travel according to the target navigation marker when the target navigation marker is detected..
Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.

Electrical data processing system for determining a navigation route based on the location of a vehicle and generating a recommendation for a vehicle maneuver

Systems and methods are disclosed for determining a navigation route based on the location of a vehicle and generating a recommendation for a vehicle maneuver. The method may comprise determining, based on sensor data received from a location sensor of a mobile device or a vehicle, a location of the vehicle.
Allstate Insurance Company

Positional measurement system, positional measurement method, and mobile robot

A positional measurement system includes: a mobile robot including a global navigation satellite system (gnss) signal reception unit that receives gnss signals and calculates a position of the mobile robot based on the gnss signals, a gnss signal precision evaluation unit that evaluates positional measurement precision by the received gnss signals, and a position control unit that moves the mobile robot to a high-precision reception position, where gnss signals yielding positional measurement precision higher than a first threshold precision can be received; a relative position detection unit that detects a relative position of a target as to the mobile robot situated at the high-precision reception position; and a target position calculation unit that calculates a position of the target based on the calculated position of the mobile robot based on the gnss signals received at the high-precision reception position, and the relative position.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Method and arrangement for developing a three dimensional model of an environment

The present invention relates to a method and arrangement for developing a 3d model of an environment. The method comprises steps of providing a plurality of overlapping images of the environment, each image associated of navigation data, providing distance information, said lidar information comprising a distance value and navigation data from a plurality of distance measurements, and developing the 3d model based on the plurality of overlapping images and the distance information.
Vricon Systems Aktiebolag

Time-of-flight (tof) image sensor using amplitude modulation for range measurement

The time-of-flight (tof) technique is combined with analog amplitude modulation within each pixel in an image sensor. The pixel may be a two-tap pixel or a one-tap pixel.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Spherical occulter coronagraph cubesat

The present invention relates to a space-based instrument which provides continuous coronal electron temperature and velocity images, for a predetermined period of time, thereby improving the understanding of coronal evolution and how the solar wind and coronal mass ejection transients evolve from the low solar atmosphere through the heliosphere for an entire solar rotation. Specifically, the present invention relates to using a 6u spherical occulter coronagraph cubesat, and a relative navigational system (rns) that controls the position of the spacecraft relative to the occulting sphere.
U.s.a. As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Space Administration

Method for identifying a suitable parking space, motor vehicle, and server

A method is disclosed for identifying an appropriate parking space for a motor and a route leading thereto for a motor vehicle having a navigation system, wherein at least one collision-free route is calculated on the basis of at least one piece of information that is related to a search for a parking space and that is requested from at least one external server, which manages at least one parking lot having at least one parking space, before the motor vehicle reaches the parking lot. A motor vehicle with a navigation system and an external server, for execution of the method, are also disclosed..
Audi Ag

Navigation system with preference analysis mechanism and operation thereof

A method of operation of a navigation system includes: identifying a non-default selection for a selected route; determining a contextual parameter corresponding to the non-default selection; and generating with a control circuit a user preference profile based on the contextual parameter of the non-default selection for representing a preference of a system user for navigation information.. .
Telenav, Inc.

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

Embodiments described herein may provide a method for identifying geo-tagged objects or events and estimating the probability that a vehicle path will intersect with the geo-tagged object or event. Methods may include: determining a first map-matched location and a second map-matched location; determining a plurality of road segments emanating from or leading to the first map-matched location, a portion of which connect between the first map-matched location and the second map-matched location; calculating at least one of a weight or a turn probability for turning onto a road segment for each road segment of the plurality of road segments; and determining, from the weight or the turn probability associated with each road segment of the portion of road segments that connect between the first map-matched location and the second map-matched location, a probability of a path taken between the first map-matched location and the second map-matched location..
Here Global B.v.

Energy-optimized vehicle route selection

A method for generating energy-optimized travel routes with a vehicle navigation system includes generating candidate travel routes between a route origin and one or more route destinations, and then dividing each candidate travel route into a plurality of route segments. The method includes estimating expected travel speeds along each segment using cloud information and calculating an expected energy efficiency over each of the candidate travel routes using one or more vehicle-specific energy efficiency models.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Route searching apparatus and route searching method

A guide route matching with the characteristic of vehicle control is searched to reduce the frequency at which re-search of a guide route is executed. A navigation device 50 includes an information input unit 582 for acquiring a control condition for controlling the traveling of the vehicle 2 as control characteristic information from an autonomous driving control device 30, and a route searching unit 583 for searching a guide route for the vehicle 2 satisfying the control condition based on the control characteristic information acquired by the information input unit 582.
Clarion Co., Ltd.

Rerouting in a navigation system based on updated information

A navigation system can identify locations of interest at a route destination. Those locations of interest at the destination can fall within a predetermined distance of the destination or those that are responsive to a query that includes the destination as a parameter.
Google Inc.

Automatically creating a terrain mapping database

A database for mapping off-road terrain of various characteristics in three-dimensional terms, comprising: a plurality of road segment entries, each containing data pertaining to the terrain characteristics of the segment; and a plurality of elbow entries, each containing (x, y, z) coordinates of the elbow and a record for each road segment having the elbow as one of its end points, the record comprising navigation directives for vehicles entering the segment from the elbow.. .
Trailze, Ltd.

Hybrid chassis breaching system

A robotic amphibious mine breaching system including a hybrid chassis with deployable mat modules provides a detection and navigation grid with breaching mechanisms to range from underwater to edge of shore, the beach and continue inland. A computer-controlled transmitter and receiver unit integrates signals from different spatial locations establishing a grid.

Scanning mirror navigation apparatus and method

An additive manufacturing machine includes an energy unit with two energy beam sources, each with a different power level of energy beam. In addition, a build unit receives the energy beams, and a reflecting unit is positioned between the energy unit and the build unit and directs the energy beams.
United Technologies Corporation

Hybrid tracking system

A surgical navigation module comprising: (a) a microcomputer; (b) a tri-axial accelerometer; (c) a tri-axial gyroscope; (d) at least three tri-axial magnetometers; (e) a communication module; (f) an ultrawide band transceiver; and, (g) at least four ultrawide band antennas.. .

Pathway planning for use with a navigation planning and procedure system

Disclosed are systems, devices, and methods for planning a procedure for treatment of lung tissue. An exemplary method includes generating a three-dimensional (3d) model of the luminal network, displaying the 3d model of the luminal network, selecting a target location in the tissue adjacent to the luminal network as displayed on the 3d model, identifying a point in the luminal network which is proximate to or at the target location, determining an access path between the target location and the identified point in the luminal network, calculating a risk of injury to intervening structures between the target location and the identified point in the luminal network, based on the determined access path, and displaying the access path and the calculated risk of injury for the access path on the 3d model..
Covidien Lp

Method and image-based navigation

A system and method for a procedure that can be performed on any appropriate subject. Procedures can include assembling any appropriate work piece or installing members into a work piece, such as an airframe, autoframe, etc.
Medtronic Navigation, Inc.

Intelligent positioning system and methods therefore

A medical navigation system is provided, comprising a computing device having a processor coupled to a memory, a tracking camera for tracking medical devices, and a display for displaying an image; an automated arm assembly electrically coupled to the computing device and controlled by a signal provided by the computing device, the automated arm assembly including a multi-joint arm having a distal end connectable to an effector that supports a surgical camera electrically coupled to the computing device; and a medical device having a tracking marker attachable to the medical device. The computing device is configured to position the automated arm assembly, based on an input command, in response to a position in space of the medical device such that a surgical site of interest remains within a field of view of the surgical camera, the position in space of the medical device determined by the computing device based on a signal provided to the computing device by the tracking camera; and display on the display an image provided by an image signal generated by the surgical camera..

Respiration motion stabilization for lung magnetic navigation system

A system for stabilization based on respiratory movement includes a medical device configured to navigate inside of a patient, a tracking sensor affixed on the medical device and configured to track a location of the medical device, at least one motion sensor located on the patient and configured to sense respiratory movements of the patient, a computer configured to generate a respiratory model based on the respiratory movements sensed by the at least one motion sensor for a predetermined period and to stabilize a location of the medical device based on the respiratory model after the predetermined period, and a display configured to display a graphical representation of the medical device based on the stabilized location on a pre-procedure two-dimensional (2d) image or three-dimensional (3d) model.. .
Covidien Lp

Systems and methods for providing proximity awareness to pleural boundaries, vascular structures, and other critical intra-thoracic structures during electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy

Disclosed are systems, devices and methods for providing proximity awareness to an anatomical feature while navigating inside a patient's chest, an exemplary method including receiving image data of the patient's chest, generating a three-dimensional (3d) model of the patient's chest based on the received image data, determining a location of the anatomical feature based on the received image data and the generated 3d model, tracking a position of an electromagnetic sensor included in a tool, iteratively determining a position of the tool inside the patient's chest based on the tracked position of the electromagnetic sensor, and indicating a proximity of the tool relative to the anatomical feature, based on the determined position of the tool inside the patient's chest.. .
Covidien Lp

Medical instrumentation and method

The invention relates to a medical instrumentation with a navigation system which comprises an optical detection unit comprising a camera, and a data processing unit coupled to the detection unit, with a medical article and with a marking device which is held directly or indirectly on the article and is positioned in a defined spatial arrangement in relation thereto, or which marking device is comprised by or formed by the article, the location and orientation of the marking device being determinable with the navigation system, it being possible for at least one image of the marking device and the article to be taken by means of the detection unit and for the position and shape of the article to be determined by the data processing unit on the basis of an image. The invention also relates to a method for determining the shape of a medical article..
Aesculap Ag

Interactive voicemail message and response tagging system for improved response quality and information retrieval

Embodiments of the disclosure relate to interactive voicemail tagging of messages and responses to provide improved navigation and tracking of information requested/contained in voicemail messages and responses. Users may tag portions of the recorded message/response to indicate presence of a request for information, an answer providing requested information, etc.
International Business Machines Corporation

Performance-based track variation for aircraft flight management

An example method for modifying a flight path of an aircraft includes receiving real time positioning estimates for an aircraft, receiving an actual navigation performance (anp) of the aircraft informative of uncertainty in the position estimate, receiving a required navigation performance (rnp) instrument flight procedure for the aircraft, receiving spacing input from an air traffic controller that indicates spacing requirements between the aircraft and one or more other aircraft, receiving information relating to communities underneath the flight path, calculating, by a system onboard the aircraft, a modification to the flight path to be flown by the aircraft that causes the aircraft to remain within the containment boundaries of the rnp instrument flight procedure while reducing noise impact to the communities underneath the flight path and meeting the spacing requirements of the air traffic controller, and displaying a visual representation of a modified flight path for the aircraft.. .
The Boeing Company

Apparatus and mobile vending

Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided herein for mobile vending. A system for mobile vending comprises a mobile vending machine comprising: an item dispenser configured to display a plurality of items for purchase, a set of motorized wheels, a navigation sensor device, a communication device, and, a control circuit configured to navigate the mobile vending machine based on navigation instructions; and a central computer system configured to communicate with the mobile vending machine via the communication device, the central computer system being configured to: determine a destination for the mobile vending machine, provide the navigation instructions to the mobile vending machine to cause the mobile vending machine to travel to the destination using the set of motorized wheels and the navigation sensor device..
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Volition and visual enhancing processes embedded in wearable device

The interaction of human functions and internet data assisted by a wearable computational device that allows direct volition manifestation over internet links on offer employing eye tracking web navigation technology is a brain empowering revolution. A wearable computational device that incorporates a video camera that feeds life video of our surroundings back to the user of this device has resolved the natural human limitation to multitask while on the move.

Efficient airborne oblique image collection

A system and method for airborne oblique image collection provides a dense diversity of view aspects of a subtended scene. An onboard camera of an aircraft collects a highly overlapped set of oblique images that are well suited for preparing three dimensional meshes that model complex scenes with significant vertical relief.

Navigation and rewards involving physical goods and services

Navigation and reward techniques involving physical goods and services are described. In one example, digital content is configured to aid navigation of a user between different physical goods or services.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

System and locating in-store products

A mobile application (“app”) enabling a shopper to identify an item or items that the user wishes to locate or purchase. The device displays a list of stores which stock the item(s), and a user is then provided with in-store guidance enabling the shopper to find the item or items that the user wishes to locate or purchase.

Shopping cart for vision-impaired users

A shopping cart comprises a shopping cart body and a handle coupled to the shopping cart body. The handle includes a haptic feedback device for providing haptic feedback when the shopping cart body is in motion and a speaker that provides audio feedback when the shopping cart body is in motion along a navigation path at which an item of interest is positioned.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Systems, methods, and apparatuses for managing aerial drone parcel transfers

An aerial drone parcel delivery/transfer management server (adptms) is configured for facilitating flexible management of aerial drone parcel deliveries to or transfers between aerial drone landing pads (adlps). Each adlp has a corresponding adlp address that includes a unique adlp identifier (e.g., a manufacturing serial number); current or most-recently known adlp geolocation data (e.g., 2d or 3d geospatial coordinates); and possibly current or most-recently known adlp elevation data.
Ingar Llc

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

Systems and methods for categorizing webpage bookmarks

A method for webpage bookmark categorization is described. The method includes determining to add a bookmark for a webpage.
Qualcomm Incorporated

System, dynamically identifying pop-out links in networked applications via lookup

System, method, and apparatus for providing and using a centralized link metadata system to identify if navigational links are pop-out links, is provided. The present invention offers a link metadata system, available on the internet, of metadata associated with any given, specific internet domain and url or uri path combination.

Floor-treatment apparatus and navigation system therefor

The invention relates to a method for the navigation of at least one self-driving floor treatment device (1, 2, 3, 4), preferably a plurality of floor treatment devices (1, 2, 3, 4), wherein the drives of each floor treatment device (1, 2, 3, 4) are controlled in accordance with obstacle information of obstacles detected by the floor treatment device (1, 2, 3, 4), wherein obstacles are at least formed by real objects, the obstacle information of which is sensed by means of sensors on the particular floor treatment device (1, 2, 3, 4), and wherein each floor treatment device (1, 2, 3, 4) records environment images at points (6) along the motion path at time intervals and/or spatial distances by means of a camera that is carried along, wherein a topological map is formed in a database (5), to which map a node is added by a particular floor treatment device (1, 2, 3, 4) for each point (e, 6) at which an environment image is recorded, with which node at least the environment image is associated, and links (v) are formed between a newly added node and at least one node that exists in the map and has already been added by the same floor treatment device (1, 2, 3, 4), with which links relative metric information is associated, and, by comparing the new environment image at the current point (e), for which a new node is added to the map, with all environment images already associated with nodes in the database, it is determined whether at least one adjacent point (n1, n2, n3) for which a node and an associated environment image have already been stored in the map by the same or a different floor treatment device (1, 2, 3, 4) is present in a limited environment of the current point (e) belonging to the new environment image, and, if at lest one such adjacent point (n1, n2, n3) is present, a new link is added to the topological map from the newly added node to the associated node of each determined adjacent point (n1, n2, n3), and, for at least one, preferably all adjacent points (n1, n2, n3) for the nodes of which new links have been added to the map, obstacle information is calculated in relation to the current point (e) of the new environment image from the data stored in the map and is used to control the drives of the particular floor treatment device (1, 2, 3, 4) in an open-loop or closed-loop manner.. .
Universitaet Bielefeld

Real-time navigating mobile robot

A real-time navigating method for mobile robot is provided. The method comprises the following steps of: retrieving a target position at a mobile robot; receiving a position signal from an external beacon device by an ultra-wideband communication module and calculating a current position of the mobile robot; calculating a moving direction according to the target position and the current position; calibrating the moving direction when detecting any obstacle by a laser range sensing module and moving towards the calibrated moving direction for dodging the obstacle; and, repeatedly executing above detection, calibration and movement until arriving the target position.
Kinpo Electronics, Inc.

Optical phased array (opa)

An optical phased array (opa) may be included in a light detection and ranging (lidar) system and may be configured to perform beam steering. The opa may include a cascading structure of splitters configured to enable a branch operation to be performed m times.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Light-sensing heads-up display with reflective and emissive modes

A light-sensing heads-up display device for automobiles is provided with an emissive mode and a reflective mode. The emissive mode is activated when an ambient light sensor detects the vehicle is operating in relative darkness.

Optical navigation for underwater vehicles

An optical navigation system and method for underwater vehicles. The system is disposed within a pressure housing to protect the system's components from high pressures at depths as great as the ocean's floor.
United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Wearable navigation interface system

A wearable navigation interface device includes an led display. The device establishes wireless communication with a navigation control device that has navigation software installed thereon.
Lab Brothers, Llc

Live traffic routing

Live traffic routing in a mobile navigation system generates alternate routes based on the user's current location, live traffic conditions and estimated time of arrival at certain locations along the route. Live traffic routing re-ranks alternate routes taking into account which routes offer the best cost path to the user's destination..
Apple Inc.

Route generation using road lane line quality

A method for routing a vehicle includes determining, based on roadway section information for two or more potential driving routes for a vehicle, a first route along which a driver assistance feature or an automated driving feature will not be available and a second route along which the driver assistance feature or the automated driving feature will be available. The method further includes providing navigation instructions for the second route to a driver or control system..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Generating personalized routes with route deviation information

A navigation device may include one or more input devices, a processor, and one or more output devices. A navigation device may read stored map information and stored route deviation information including one or more deviation segments having a divergence location, a deviation path, a reconvergence location, and deviation segment data.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

On-demand shortcut computation for routing

Computing shortcuts for cells used in cell-based routing in a mobile navigation system re-computes shortcuts based on updated traffic conditions and estimated time of arrival (eta) at an entry to the cell. Shortcuts are computed on demand and stored in a last recently used (lru) cache.
Apple Inc.

Navigation device

A navigation device includes a route searching unit for searching for a route leading to an arbitrary point on the basis of map data acquired by a map data acquiring unit, an hov lane determining unit for determining whether or not an hov lane is included in the route which the route searching unit has searched for, a predicted arrival time calculating unit for, when the hov lane determining unit determines that an hov lane is included in the route, calculating a predicted arrival time required to arrive at the arbitrary point by way of the route which is shorter than a time required to arrive at the arbitrary point by way of a route in which no hov lane is included, and a display processing unit for displaying the predicted arrival time calculated by the predicted arrival time calculating unit.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Lazier graph-based path planning for autonomous navigation

A navigation method comprises receiving data modeling an environment, finding an optimal path to a goal in the environment, and reporting the optimal path to a navigation system. An autonomous vehicle comprises a path-finding system configured to receive data modeling an environment to be traversed and to find an optimal path to a goal.
Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

Driving cues and coaching

A method, medium, and apparatus for educating and reducing risk to inexperienced drivers using vehicles with autonomous navigation systems. Data regarding a driver's past experience with vehicles and operating environments may be used to proactively warn the driver about a potential danger detected or predicted by the vehicle.
Allstate Insurance Company

Anchors for location-based navigation and augmented reality applications

A method for encoding information includes specifying a digital value and providing a symbol (28, 70, 80, 90, 100) comprising a plurality of polygons (72, 82, 92, 94, 102) meeting at a common vertex (74, 84, 96, 98, 104) and having different, respective colors selected so as to encode the specified digital value.. .
Sodyo Ltd.

Redundant reciprocal tracking system

The present invention relates to a redundant reciprocal tracking system composed of at least two trackers 10. A first tracker is able to sense partial or full pose data (orientation and position) of a second tracker in a first reference frame and the second tracker is able to sense partial or full pose data of the first tracker in a second reference frame.
Atracsys Sàrl

Systems and methods for sensory augmentation in medical procedures

The present invention provides a mixed reality surgical navigation system (10) comprising: a display device (104) comprising a processor unit (102), a display generator (204), a sensor suite (210) having at least one camera (206); and at least one marker (600) fixedly attached to a surgical tool (608); wherein the system (10) maps three-dimensional surfaces of partially exposed surfaces of an anatomical object of interest (604); tracks a six-degree of freedom post of the surgical tool (608), and provides a mixed reality user interface comprising stereoscopic virtual images of desired features of the surgical tool (608) and desired features of the anatomical object (604) in the user's (106) field of view. The present invention also provides methods of using the system in various medical procedures..
Insight Medical Systems, Inc.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

Method for motion-synchronized ar or vr entertainment experience

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

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.