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Antony J Kurth, Karl H Becker: Absolute position determination of an object using pattern recognition. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, November 10, 2009: US07617070 (7 worldwide citation)

A position determining system that includes a spherical inertial sensor assembly, at least one position determining device and a processor is provided. The spherical inertial sensor assembly has a surface with a reference pattern. Each position determining device includes a focal plane configured to ...


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Charles D Chappell, Karl H Becker: Gas supported inertial sensor system and method. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, April 13, 2010: US07698064 (4 worldwide citation)

An inertial navigation system is provided. The system includes a sensor block, an outer shell that substantially surrounds the sensor block and a plurality of gas pads connected to the outer shell that float the sensor block in gas creating a near frictionless environment to allow the sensor block t ...


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Mark D DuBois, Karl H Becker, Charles F Hayek, Antony J Kurth, Charles D Chappell, Robert H Fall: RF wireless communication for deeply embedded aerospace systems. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, April 29, 2008: US07366613 (4 worldwide citation)

A wireless communication interface for inertial measurement unit is disclosed. One or more instrumentation sensors, a processor, a wireless radio frequency transceiver with an antenna, and a power source are sealed within an inertial sensor assembly. The processor is adapted to receive output signal ...


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Antony J Kurth, Karl H Becker: Absolute position determination of an object using pattern recognition. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, November 13, 2007: US07295947 (3 worldwide citation)

A contact free optical position sensor for an inertial reference system. An optical sensor is adapted to generate image signals of a gas bearing supported inertial sensor assembly. The surface of the inertial sensor assembly is adapted with a reference surface pattern. A controller is coupled to rec ...


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Karl H Becker, David R Dodgen, Mark D DuBoise: Bus terminator/monitor/bridge systems and methods. Honeywell International, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, February 9, 2010: US07661024

Computing systems including first and second processors configured to control first and second buses, respectively, and a terminator-monitor-bridge (TMB) device coupled between the first and second buses are provided. The TMB device is configured to selectively enable the first processor and the sec ...


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Karl H Becker, Nicholas Lyn Sue, Manuel I Rodriguez, John S White: Inverse star tracker using psuedo-random overlapping circles. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, July 23, 2013: US08494221

A system comprises a rotatable object having a pseudo-random pattern of overlapping rounded shapes on an outer surface of the rotatable object and an image sensor configured to capture an image of a portion of the pseudo-random pattern on the outer surface. The system also comprises a memory configu ...


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David R Dodgen, Karl H Becker, Jamal Haque, Keith A Souders: High speed bus protocol with programmable scheduler. Honeywell International, Honeywell International, March 13, 2008: US20080062892-A1

A method of adapting the frequency of a protocol in a communication system is provided. The method includes changing a bus cycle used by communication nodes in a communication system based on cycle interval instructions.


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Antony J Kurth, Karl H Becker: Absolute position determination of an object using pattern recognition. Honeywell International, Honeywell International, May 22, 2008: US20080118154-A1

A position determining system that includes a spherical inertial sensor assembly, at least one position determining device and a processor is provided. The spherical inertial sensor assembly has a surface with a reference pattern. Each position determining device includes a focal plane configured to ...


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Mark D DuBois, Karl H Becker, Charles F Hayek, Antony J Kurth, Charles D Chappell, Robert H Fall: RF wireless communication for deeply embedded aerospace systems. Honeywell International, Honeywell International, March 16, 2006: US20060058960-A1

A wireless communication interface for inertial measurement unit is disclosed. One or more instrumentation sensors, a processor, a wireless radio frequency transceiver with an antenna, and a power source are sealed within an inertial sensor assembly. The processor is adapted to receive output signal ...


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Charles D Chappell, Karl H Becker: Gas supported inertial sensor system and method. Honeywell International, Honeywell International, March 16, 2006: US20060058961-A1

An inertial navigation system is provided. The system includes a sensor block, an outer shell that substantially surrounds the sensor block and a plurality of gas pads connected to the outer shell that float the sensor block in gas creating a near frictionless environment to allow the sensor block t ...