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George Hsu: Method and apparatus for a distributed home-automation-control (HAC) window. PNI Corporation, Fernandez & Associates, April 28, 2009: US07526539 (193 worldwide citation)

A software-control-module for enabling a user to monitor and control home-automated-systems and appliances from one or more remote interfaces on a data-packet-network is provided. The module comprises a reporting function for reporting current status of the home-automated-systems and appliances; a s ...


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George Hsu: Modular RF communication module for automated home and vehicle systems. PNI Corporation, Donald R Boys, Central Coast Patent Agency, April 16, 2002: US06374079 (120 worldwide citation)

A RF communication module for enabling RF data communication in a wireless communication system is provided. The communication module comprises, a transmitter/receive circuitry for transmitting and receiving data, a RF chipset and microcontroller for enabling and controlling various functions of the ...


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Raj Sodhi, Jay Prunty, George Hsu, Becky Oh: Automatic calibration of a three-axis magnetic compass. PNI Corporation, Fernandez & Associates, November 18, 2008: US07451549 (67 worldwide citation)

A magnetic compass apparatus and method to account for magnetic distortion while determining a magnetic heading is disclosed. The method enables a compass module, comprising at least two magnetometers, to characterize its magnetic environment dynamically, while collecting data of a geomagnetic field ...


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Tyler M Bryant, Davy J Figaro, Andrew T Taylor: Dynamic motion compensation for orientation instrumentation. PNI Corporation, Fernandez & Associates, November 30, 2010: US07844415 (36 worldwide citation)

The instant invention discloses a method for an orientation measuring instrument to isolate and separate gravitational and non-gravitational components of acceleration from accelerometer measurements by using an ambient magnetic field, typically the earth's magnetic field, as a fixed rotation refere ...


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George Hsu, Chung a Becky Oh, Christine Annette Sherer: Radar/laser detection device with multi-sensing and reporting capability. PNI Corporation, Donald R Boys, Central Coast Patent Agency, April 15, 2003: US06549145 (18 worldwide citation)

A combination radar/laser detector with environmental sensors is programmed to provide a range of functions, including weather information, road conditions and the like, and in some cases to incorporate road-specific information in functionality. The road-specific information may be provided by road ...


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Tyler M Bryant, Andrew T Taylor, Davy J Figaro: Interactive controller device. PNI Corporation, Fernandez & Associates, October 4, 2011: US08032324 (14 worldwide citation)

A method and system for an interactive controller device comprising a two axis sensor in combination with one or more other sensors for hand-held devices operated in mid-air. A time sequence of measurements in three linearly independent directions is used to extract the angles of rotation around one ...


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Anders Boeen, Andrew T Taylor, Davy J Figaro: Magnetic tilt compensated heading compass with adaptive zoffset. PNI Corporation, Fernandez & Associates, November 2, 2010: US07826999 (7 worldwide citation)

The instant invention utilizes two, optionally orthogonal and optionally slightly tilted, horizontal magnetic sensors and, optionally, a 2 or 3 axis accelerometer or inclinometer to calculate a pitch, roll and tilt compensated heading. A vertical, Z, component is relatively constant compared to X an ...


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George Hsu, Tony Marinus de Rijk: Portable and dedicated compact disk read-write unit. PNI Corporation, Fernandez & Associates, September 18, 2007: US07272667 (1 worldwide citation)

A portable CR-RW drive has a CD drive and spindle platform, a chargeable battery power source, at least one docking bay for docking a removable storage medium and a processor supporting firmware for enabling functions of the drive. In a preferred embodiment the drive is, in a portable fashion, used ...


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Hsu George, Oh Chung A Becky, Sherer Christine Annette: Radar/laser detection device with multi-sensing and reporting capability. Pni Corporation, BOYS Donald R, March 15, 2001: WO/2001/017820

A combination radar/laser detector (11) with environmental sensors (13) is programmed to provide a range of functions, including weather information, road conditions and the like, and in some cases to incorporate road-specific information in functionality. The road-specific information may be provid ...


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Hsu George, Oh Chung A Becky, Sherer Christine Annette: Digital compass with multiple sensing and reporting capability. Pni Corporation, BOYS Donald R, April 19, 2001: WO/2001/027556

A multi-function electronic compass (9) incorporates multiple sensors in addition to magnetometers (35) inputting sensed data to a microprocessor system (43) which calculates a variety of results from the sensed data in addition to direction. Direction indicia and other results are output for a user ...