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Adrian Kaehler: Light detection and ranging apparatus. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, February 21, 2012: US08120754 (12 worldwide citation)

A light detection and ranging (LIDAR) apparatus is provided that employs one or more additional reflectors to reflect and redirect the light beam transmission pulses from a scanning fan assembly to a given area of interest. The one or more additional reflectors provide additional resolution for dete ...


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Adrian Kaehler, Shi Ping Hsu: Systems and methods for linking software applications. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, October 2, 2012: US08281324 (4 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for linking software applications. The system comprises a message backplane configured to linked software applications by sharing messages associated with events occurring in a respective linked software application with one or more other linked software applications and a contr ...


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Andy Spix, Adrian Kaehler, Sunil Sankar, Mike Reitsma: Modular register array. Intel Corporation, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, August 22, 2006: US07095674 (4 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit includes a register array having a number of entry groups. Each of the entry groups includes multiple entries. Each of the entries has multiple bits. The bits among different entries are grouped into bit groups. The integrated circuit also includes a number of output ports. Eac ...


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H Keith Nishihara, Shi Ping Hsu, Adrian Kaehler, Lars Jangaard: Hand-gesture recognition method. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, July 4, 2017: US09696808 (3 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the invention includes a method of providing device inputs. The method includes illuminating hand gestures performed via a bare hand of a user in a foreground of a background surface with at least one infrared (IR) light source. The method also includes generating a first plurality ...


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Adrian Kaehler: Security system utilizing gesture recognition. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, February 2, 2016: US09251407 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for restricting access to an item of interest. A normalization component resamples an input trajectory to produce a resampled trajectory having a standard size. A reference point generator reduces the resampled trajectory to respective values for a set of reference p ...


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H Keith Nishihara, Shi Ping Hsu, Adrian Kaehler, Bran Ferren, Lars Jangaard: Compound gesture recognition. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, March 3, 2015: US08972902 (1 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the invention includes a method for executing and interpreting gesture inputs in a gesture recognition interface system. The method includes detecting and translating a first sub-gesture into a first device input that defines a given reference associated with a portion of displayed ...


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Adrian Kaehler, Kjerstin Williams, Mark E Duttweiler: Method and apparatus for two-stage planning. APPLIED INVENTION, Michael A Glenn, Perkins Coie, March 8, 2016: US09279691 (1 worldwide citation)

A plan through a space having a near field and a far field is determined. Using a sensor device, measurements of the far field are obtained and stored in an electronic memory. A processor uses the measurements to determine the viability of each far field plan among a plurality of candidate far field ...


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H Keith Nishihara, Shi Ping Hsu, Adrian Kaehler, Eric Gradman, Kjerstin Williams: Image magnification system for computer interface. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, May 23, 2017: US09658765 (1 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the invention includes a computer interface system. The system comprises a user interface screen configured to display visual content and an input system configured to detect a presence of an input object within a threshold distance along a normal axis of the user interface screen. ...


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Adrian Kaehler: Systems and methods for detecting and analyzing objects. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, August 16, 2011: US07999923 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided that employ one or more mirrors to harvest laser beams emitted by a physical rangefinder within a region of interest that would otherwise not intersect an object within the region of interest. The mirrors redirect the harvested beams back within the region of interes ...


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Adrian Kaehler, Michael Anthony Klug, Gholamreza Amayeh: Eye pose identification using eye features. Magic Leap, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 25, 2018: US10163010

Systems and methods for eye pose identification using features of an eye are described. Embodiments of the systems and methods can include segmenting an iris of an eye in the eye image to obtain pupillary and limbic boundaries of the eye, determining two angular coordinates (e.g., pitch and yaw) of ...