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A method of position-based integrated motion controlled curve sawing includes the steps of: transporting a curved workpiece in a downstream direction on a transfer, and monitoring position of the workpiece on the transfer, scanning the workpiece through an upstream scanner to measure workpiece profiles in spaced apart ...
A method, system, and computer program product for providing textual ultrasound probe position information corresponding to an ultrasound image of a target is described. Based on a user's graphical manipulations of a probe icon relative to a breast icon, a text sequence corresponding to the user's estimate of t...
An optical encoder provides absolute position information by inducing a position error in its output signal. The position error can be induced in the signal by shifting a slot in an encoder wheel or encoder strip relative to other slots in the encoder wheel. The position error is detected to identify an absolute positi...
An installation for the control of a motor vehicle drive unit which includes a reciprocating piston engine, a hydraulically actuated clutch and a transmission. A drive pedal pick-up controls the throttle valve and therewith the engine torque by way of a first characteristic curve converter while it applies a signal by ...
A molded rubber pin chute for mounting on the pin deck of an automatic bowling pinsetter. The pin chute comprises an upper conical section which is canted with respect to the pin deck, a cylindrical lower body portion which extends into a pin receiving aperture in the pin deck, and a flange around the cylindrical body....
In a method of correcting a position of each ink fountain key, a position of an ink fountain key is set as a present position with reference to a home position by using print data including an image area ratio of a reference plate having a predetermined image. A printing product is printed by using the reference plate ...
An exercise treadmill machine is provided in which an optical sensor monitors the position of a user on the treadmill and automatically varies the speed of the treadmill to keep the user near a predetermined position on the treadmill's endless belt. The optical sensor preferably includes an infrared (IR) emitter an...
A device for generating electric signals representing the position coordinates of a stylus on a reference surface, characterized in that it comprises a signal generator (6) that is fixed with respect to the reference surface and comprising a movable part (5) which works in conjunction with at least two potentiometers g...
An A-mode ultrasound echography method is employed for monitoring the position of a patient during hyperthermia treatment. A therapy apparatus includes a therapy device having at least one ultrasound therapy transducer and at least one monitoring ultrasound transducer, where the ultrasound monitoring transducer is link...
The description relates to a process for determining the position of a positioning body in relation to a reference body in which the positioning body has a scale with markings at constant distances and the reference body has a scanner with a projection surface on which the markings of the scale are projected by imaging...
In a hardtop vehicle roof, which includes a front roof element and a rear roof element comprising side support members and a rear window panel, the front roof element is supported so as to be independently movable from the closed position to a storage position in a storage compartment disposed behind the vehicle roof s...
An electrical signal transmitter intended for use in a motor vehicle is disclosed. The signal transmitter is provided with a magnetic sensor device for the detection of various positions of a movable vehicle part. To properly recognize a variety of positions, the movable part is connected with a correspondingly movable...
A method for controlling the position of an optical beam incident on a track of a rotationally mobile carrier of information, such as a disc, includes picking up a beam reflected by the disc using an optical pick-up and determining a positioning error of the beam with respect to the track. The pick-up may include sever...
Multiple plasma jet path sensing positions and multiple localized steering magnetic fields for each plasma jet leg in an atmospheric plasma jet control system are described for a precise control over positions of plasma jet legs as well as their directions in a vertex zone, where a hot gas stream is generated for treat...
A capacitive position sensor has a scale (10), having hollow or raised topographical features, and a cursor (20) having an electrode array comprising at least two transmitting electrodes (21a, 21b) and at least one receiving electrode (21c) separated by shielding electrodes (21g). The coupling capacitances (Cac, Cbc) b...
An apparatus for reliably conveying real time shaft position information, without cables, between a stationary sensor connected to a reciprocating engine or compressor, or other rotating machinery, and an engine analyzer, in the presence of high energy ignition voltages employs a combination of conventional and non-con...
A machining control method for an electrical discharge machine compensates for the lagging of the wire electrode as the electrode is advanced from a straight line portion to a change of direction portion of the outline to be machined. The wire electrode is advanced from the straight line portion of the outline until it...
The invention relates to a method for contactless approach of a lower stop position of a motor vehicle window pane operated by extraneous force using a sensor device which during lowering of the window pane generates path-dependent signals and forwards them to an electronic evaluation unit in which the sensor signals a...
A slide mechanism for use in transporting a stereoscope along a horizontal support arm of a photogrammetric instrument includes a member slidably mounted to a pair of support tracks cantilevered to the support arm. A clamping mechanism is used to lock the slide member in a first predetermined position on the support tr...
An agricultural vehicle has a main vehicle, a treatment device arranged adjustably relative to the vehicle with respect to at least one of a position and an orientation of the treatment device, a satellite navigation receiving unit, and an evaluating unit which determines from data of the satellite navigation receiving...
A device for optimizing transmitting energy and transmitting position for an implantable electrical stimulator is provided. The device utilizes a design of a wireless energy transmitting and positioning device with an external energy-feedback control, which can automatically detect an optimum energy-transmitting positi...
Systems, methods, and programs for current position information management store map data and detect a current position of a vehicle using dead-reckoning navigation. The systems, methods, and programs monitor, based on the detected current position, a left-right position of the vehicle relative to a lane in which the v...
A position estimation system acquires the information used for position estimation from radio signals. The system finds estimated positions of a plural number of radio devices, based at least on the information used for position estimation acquired, the positions of reference terminal devices and the distances by which...
A method for optically detecting the position of a moveable test object ( 10 ), especially a mirror or reflector, in which a measuring beam ( 6 ) produced by a light source ( 2 ) is reflected by the test object ( 10 and reaches a position-sensitive light detector ( 12 ) which carrier out a conversion into information ...
A wafer observation position designating apparatus and a wafer display position designating method for moving a wafer quickly to a desired observation position before the wafer surface is observed. The apparatus comprises imaging means for imaging the surface of a wafer, display means for displaying the image picked up...
A localization service framework for estimating a position of a robot includes a plurality of sensors, a sensor property based localization module connected to the plurality of sensors for converting sensor data sensed by the sensors into position data of the sensors on a basis of the properties of the sensors, respect...
A patient support system to be used in conjunction with a standard linear accelerator, and other sources, is described that allows access of the treatment beam to the breast from up to 360 degrees. This support system places the patient in a prone position with the breast going through an aperture. The prone position i...
Position based WPAN (Wireless Personal Area Network) management. Based on either the relative position or the specific location of devices within a WPAN, communication between the various devices is managed by grouping the devices into two or more groups. In addition, the communication between theses various devices ma...
A mobile computing device comprises a memory, a processor and a transceiver. The memory is configured to store at least one type of position assist data. The processor is configured to provide a position fix based on the position assist data. The transceiver is configured for wireless communication. The memory is confi...
A vehicle navigation system includes a map matching module and a voice recognition module. When the voice recognition module recognizes a user's voice input specifying an exit of a parking garage, the map matching module sets a current position of a vehicle to the specified position on a map. When the voice recogni...
A Method, apparatus, and carrier medium to encode a series of quantized transform coefficients. The method includes identifying events that each includes a run of one or more non-zero-valued coefficients, and for each such event, encoding the event with a codeword that for at least some events, relatively more likely-t...
A technique for performing cache injection includes monitoring, at a cache, addresses on a bus. Ownership of input/output data on the bus is then acquired by the cache when an address on the bus (that is associated with the input/output data) corresponds to an address of a data block stored in the cache. A replacement ...
An ignition distributor including a casing, a rotatable shaft extending axially within the casing of the distributor, and carrying the rotor arm of the distributor, and a plate supported within the casing and carrying the contact breaker assembly of the distributor, said plate being engaged with the inner surface of th...
Motor drive control apparatus and methods are presented for sensorless control of a driven motor using open loop current regulated control during low-speed operation and an EMF-based position observer for position estimation during higher speed operation, with zero feedback speed during low-speed open-loop operation an...
An audio signal processing device includes a calculator for generating a plurality of audio signals to be given respectively to a plurality of loudspeakers based on an audio signal corresponding to a virtual sound source having position information. The calculator calculates, with respect to each loudspeaker, a distanc...