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William Tom Blank, Kevin M Schofield, Kirk O Olynyk, Robert G Atkinson, James David Johnston, Michael W Van Flandern: System and method for calibration of an acoustic system. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon, December 8, 2009: US07630501 (321 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method and system for automatic calibration of an acoustic system. The acoustic system may include a source A/V device, calibration computing device, and multiple rendering devices. The calibration system may include a calibration component attached to each ren ...


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George Tunnell, Charles L Pomernacki, Jack P Gregg: Voice controlled welding system. Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, February 3, 1987: US04641292 (150 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method are provided for permitting human voice control of a welding system. A human operator, remote from a welding power supply, uses a welding torch connected by a power line to the welding power supply. The human operator is provided with an audio transmitter which permits the opera ...


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Dessing Jacobus Petrus Maria, Roodenburg Pieter Jacob, Aurik Erik Arnoldus, Borgman Fokko Pieter: Ultrasonic detector, methods for searching a moving object, ultrasonic sensor unit, element for positioning an animal, terminal apparatus for an automatic milking system, and method for automatically milking an animal.. Multinorm, August 7, 1991: EP0440313-A2 (99 worldwide citation)

A method of automatically milking an animal includes ultrasonic sensor means to be used for finding and/or following the teat of the animal, a terminal apparatus for easily controlling the milking operation, and means for accurately positioning an animal.


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Gilbert Buchalter: Method of transmitting ultrasonic impulses to surface using transducer coupling agent. Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein and Lieberman, January 11, 1977: US04002221 (94 worldwide citation)

Gel compositions are disclosed containing a primary thickening agent (e.g. carboxy polymethylene polymer) combined with small but effective amounts of an auxiliary hydroxy-containing thickener, e.g. an hydroxy alkyl cellulose polymer. The gel is particularly suitable for use with transducers wherein ...


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Ingvar Sjoqvist: Noise attenuator attachment arm. Milmas, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak and Seas, December 3, 1991: US05068923 (85 worldwide citation)

A sprung attachment arm for sound attenuating devices intended to form part of a head stirrup or to be fitted to a protective helmet. The arm (2) is constructed so that one end thereof can be attached to a protective ear muff (4) in a manner to spring-press the ear muff against the head of the weare ...


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Guess Arnold W, Schindler Guenter M: Acoustic liner. McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Richardson Robert O, Jason Walter J, Royer Donald L, July 2, 1974: US3821999 (81 worldwide citation)

An acoustic liner consisting of a perforated honeycomb sandwich panel wherein the axes of the honeycomb cells are tilted relative to the outer surface for more effective absorption of high amplitude sound and shock waves over a relatively narrow band of the frequency spectrum. An application is in t ...


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Elder Gerald Brent, Lewis Armand Francis: Composite laminate with a thin, perforated outer layer and cavitated bonded backing member. American Cyanamid Company, November 6, 1973: US3770560 (77 worldwide citation)

Laminates comprising a thin, perforated outer layer and a thicker cavitated backing member bonded thereto, are disclosed.


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Miller Darrow L: Elastomeric graded acoustic impedance coupling device. North American Rockwell Corporation, May 16, 1972: US3663842 (76 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic probe has a solid, flexible, elastic, graded acoustical impedance coupling device having fine geometrical and naturally shaped, metal and glass component powders, with their characteristic acoustic impedance values, disposed in graded varying concentrations in solid, elastomeric silico ...


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Breed David S, Johnson Wendell C, Duvall Wilbur E: Passenger identification and monitoring. Automotive Tech Int, November 15, 1995: GB2289332-A (75 worldwide citation)

A system to identity and monitor contents and/or parts of the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle, by processing the signal received from the contents or parts using one or more techniques, includes neural networks or other pattern recognition systems and technologies including ultrasonic and e ...


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Eggleton Reginald C, Weidner Albert W: Rotating probe high data acquistion rate apparatus. Interscience Research Institute, Hill Gross Simpson Van Santen Steadman Chiarra & Simpson, June 18, 1974: US3817089 (74 worldwide citation)

An instrument and method which allows real time examination of internal organs of the body such as the heart comprising a catheter which has a rotating tip in which a number of ultrasonic transducers are mounted and which can be selectively connected to a pulser to transmit a ultrasonic pulse into t ...