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ABB POWER GRIDS SWITZERLAND AGUS10074402B2Among other things, one or more techniques and/or systems are provided for identifying event images captured during an event associated with power equipment, such as a maintenance action. An entity, such as a maintenance technician, is equipped with an image recorder and an audio recorder. In some embodiments, the image recorder and/or audio recorder are wearable, such as mounted to eyewear and/or headwear worn by the entity. Audio that is recorded by the audio recorder is processed to identify events (e.g., key actions in a maintenance procedure). Based upon the identification of an event from the audio, event images (e.g., images captured temporally proximate to when the event was identified in the audio) associated with the event are identified and stored in a library. In some embodiments, one or more of such event images are later displayed to entities via a heads-up display, for example.Recording and providing for display images of events associated with power equipment3009/11/2018 05/15/201307/08/2033
ABB POWER GRIDS SWITZERLAND AGUS10591579B2There is provided a method for determining passage of a portable wireless transceiver device along a constrained path. The method comprises acquiring at least one time of flight (ToF) measurement and auxiliary information, the at least one ToF measurement being measured between a portable wireless transceiver device and a single network node. The network node is mounted proximate a constrained path. The method comprises determining whether the portable wireless transceiver device has passed the network node along the constrained path or not based on the at least one ToF measurement and the auxiliary information.Passage determination of a portable wireless transceiver device3003/17/2020 03/23/201701/25/2035
ABB POWER GRIDS SWITZERLAND AGUS20140341528A1Among other things, one or more techniques and/or systems are provided for identifying event images captured during an event associated with power equipment, such as a maintenance action. An entity, such as a maintenance technician, is equipped with an image recorder and an audio recorder. In some embodiments, the image recorder and/or audio recorder are wearable, such as mounted to eyewear and/or headwear worn by the entity. Audio that is recorded by the audio recorder is processed to identify events (e.g., key actions in a maintenance procedure). Based upon the identification of an event from the audio, event images (e.g., images captured temporally proximate to when the event was identified in the audio) associated with the event are identified and stored in a library. In some embodiments, one or more of such event images are later displayed to entities via a heads-up display, for example.Recording and providing for display images of events associated with power equipment30  05/15/201307/08/2033
ABB POWER GRIDS SWITZERLAND AGUS20170192084A1There is provided a method for determining passage of a portable wireless transceiver device along a constrained path. The method comprises acquiring at least one time of flight (ToF) measurement and auxiliary information, the at least one ToF measurement being measured between a portable wireless transceiver device and a single network node. The network node is mounted proximate a constrained path. The method comprises determining whether the portable wireless transceiver device has passed the network node along the constrained path or not based on the at least one ToF measurement and the auxiliary information.Passage determination of a portable wireless transceiver device30  03/23/201701/25/2035
ABB POWER GRIDS SWITZERLAND AGUS8922551B2A method for displaying a two-dimensional image in a three-dimensional view. The two-dimensional image is formed by a plurality of objects representing elements of an industrial system. The three-dimensional view is displayed on a display of a control system of the industrial system, wherein at least one object is associated with a parameter value pertaining to a state of a corresponding element in the industrial system. The method includes determining the parameter value for the object; mapping the parameter value to a depth layer, which depth layer defines part of the three-dimensional view; and displaying the object in the depth layer. A corresponding control system is also presented herein.Method and system for facilitating control of an industrial system3012/30/201411/26/201005/24/201311/24/2031
ABB SCHWEIZ AGUS9743202B2It is provided a system for localizing a sound source and a method therefor. The system includes a movable unit, being adapted for free movement and being integrated with a microphone; a motion tracking unit; and a processing unit, being adapted for receiving microphone signal and motion tracking unit signal and obtaining information on a direction from which sound from the sound source arrives using the microphone signal and motion tracking unit signal obtained during movement of the movable unit. By having the system and the method therefor, it is helpful for solving at least one of the technical problems: the complexity and a large volume of an acoustic camera for localization of a sound source; the restriction of the movement of the microphone in a sound source localization system.System for localizing sound source and the method therefor3008/22/201701/23/201303/21/201303/21/2033
ABB SCHWEIZ AGUS6868349B2A wireless system is provided which comprises a test and control device, and a power distribution device. The test and control device has a first microprocessor executing a first firmware. The power distribution device has a second microprocessor executing a second firmware. The first microprocessor is coupled a first wireless communications port, and the second microprocessor is coupled to a second wireless communication port. The first and second wireless communication ports are configured to communicate wireless communications there between.Method and devices for wireless communication between test and control devices and power distribution devices3003/15/2005 04/04/200206/18/2022
ABB SCHWEIZ AGUS20150358752A1It is provided a system for localizing a sound source and a method therefor. The system includes a movable unit, being adapted for free movement and being integrated with a microphone; a motion tracking unit; and a processing unit, being adapted for receiving microphone signal and motion tracking unit signal and obtaining information on a direction from which sound from the sound source arrives using the microphone signal and motion tracking unit signal obtained during movement of the movable unit. By having the system and the method therefor, it is helpful for solving at least one of the technical problems: the complexity and a large volume of an acoustic camera for localization of a sound source; the restriction of the movement of the microphone in a sound source localization system.A system for localizing sound source and the method therefor30 01/23/201303/21/201303/21/2033
ABB SCHWEIZ AGUS20170176537A1A system configured for monitoring the operation status of an electric machine; a mobile phone therefor and server-based system using the same. The system includes a portable unit, adapted for free movement around the electric machine; an airborne acoustics sensor, adapted for measuring acoustic data produced by the electric machine at a first position in a path of the free movement; a magnetic field sensor, adapted for measuring magnetic field data produced by the electric machine at a second position in the path of the free movement; and a processing unit, adapted for calculating the operation status of the electric machine based on the acoustic data from the airborne acoustics sensor and the magnetic field data from the magnetic field sensor; wherein: the airborne acoustics sensor and the magnetic field sensor are integrated with the portable unit.System for monitoring operation status of electric machine and mobile phone therefor and server-based system using the same30 09/09/201403/08/201703/25/2035
ABB SCHWEIZ AGUS10670657B2A system configured for monitoring the operation status of an electric machine; a mobile phone therefor and server-based system using the same. The system includes a portable unit, adapted for free movement around the electric machine; an airborne acoustics sensor, adapted for measuring acoustic data produced by the electric machine at a first position in a path of the free movement; a magnetic field sensor, adapted for measuring magnetic field data produced by the electric machine at a second position in the path of the free movement; and a processing unit, adapted for calculating the operation status of the electric machine based on the acoustic data from the airborne acoustics sensor and the magnetic field data from the magnetic field sensor; wherein: the airborne acoustics sensor and the magnetic field sensor are integrated with the portable unit.System for monitoring operation status of electric machine and mobile phone therefor and server-based system using the same3006/02/202009/09/201403/08/201703/25/2035
ABB SCHWEIZ AGUS20030191589A1A wireless system is provided which comprises a test and control device, and a power distribution device. The test and control device has a first microprocessor executing a first firmware. The power distribution device has a second microprocessor executing a second firmware. The first microprocessor is coupled a first wireless communications port, and the second microprocessor is coupled to a second wireless communication port. The first and second wireless communication ports are configured to communicate wireless communications there between.Method and devices for wireless communication between test and control devices and power distribution devices30  04/04/200206/18/2022
ACTLIGHT SAUS10509113B2In some embodiments, a measurement system may include a time to digital converter (TDC) configured to determine a first digitized time at which it receives a command signal and a second digitized time at which it receives an alert signal. The first digitized time and the second digitized time may be determined for N number of iterations. The command signal may be delayed by a delay time, and the delay time may be varied for each of the N number of iterations. The measurement system may include a first dynamic photodiode (DPD) configured to switch from a reverse bias mode to an active mode based on the command signal. The TDC may calculate a difference between the first digitized time and the second digitized time for each of the N number of iterations, and the difference may vary as the delay time is varied.Techniques for performing time of flight measurements3012/17/2019 04/07/201703/08/2038
ACTLIGHT SAUS20180292517A1In some embodiments, a measurement system may include a time to digital converter (TDC) configured to determine a first digitized time at which it receives a command signal and a second digitized time at which it receives an alert signal. The first digitized time and the second digitized time may be determined for N number of iterations. The command signal may be delayed by a delay time, and the delay time may be varied for each of the N number of iterations. The measurement system may include a first dynamic photodiode (DPD) configured to switch from a reverse bias mode to an active mode based on the command signal. The TDC may calculate a difference between the first digitized time and the second digitized time for each of the N number of iterations, and the difference may vary as the delay time is varied.Techniques for performing time of flight measurements30  04/07/201703/08/2038
ADB SAFEGATE SWEDEN ABUS20190106223A1The present invention relates to an aircraft docking system comprising: a light based verification and positioning system adapted to scan a volume (120) in connection to a stand, a receiving unit adapted to receive surveillance data from an airport surveillance system, wherein the light based verification and positioning system is further adapted to control the extension of the scanned volume based on the received surveillance data.Optimizing range of aircraft docking system30  03/07/201703/07/2037
ADB SAFEGATE SWEDEN ABUS6762694B2The present invention achieves an accurate and quick centerline identification in a docking guidance system and further a verification of a centerline configuration. Heretofore, it is proposed to scan (S1) an apron in front of a docking stand (16) with a range finder (22) and to register a reflection intensity and position for each scanned point. Then, a centerline (14) is identified (S2) in front of the docking stand (16) by using differences in reflection intensity between the centerline (14) and the apron surface surrounding the centerline (14). Further, at least two centerline definition points (38, 40) are defined (S3) in compliance with the centerline layout.Centerline identification in a docking guidance system3007/13/200412/20/200112/17/200212/17/2022
ADB SAFEGATE SWEDEN ABUS10384805B2The present invention relates to an aircraft docking system comprising: a light based verification and positioning system adapted to scan a volume (120) in connection to a stand, a receiving unit adapted to receive surveillance data from an airport surveillance system, wherein the light based verification and positioning system is further adapted to control the extension of the scanned volume based on the received surveillance data.Optimizing range of aircraft docking system3008/20/201903/21/201603/07/201703/07/2037
ADB SAFEGATE SWEDEN ABUS20030160709A1The present invention achieves an accurate and quick centreline identification in a docking guidance system and further a verification of a centerline configuration. Heretofore, it is proposed to scan (S1) an apron in front of a docking stand (16) with a range finder (22) and to register a reflection intensity and position for each scanned point. Then, a centreline (14) is identified (S2) in front of the docking stand (16) by using differences in reflection intensity between the centreline (14) and the apron surface surrounding the centreline (14). Further, at least two centreline definition points (38, 40) are defined (S3) in compliance with the centreline layout.Centreline identification in a docking guidance system30 12/20/200112/17/200212/17/2022
ADIDAS AGUS10383405B2A method and corresponding apparatus is disclosed for generating a digital last for the manufacture of a shoe for a person. The method comprises obtaining a predefined digital last, the predefined digital last comprising an axis relating to the shape of the last; obtaining data of a foot of the person; and modifying the obtained predefined digital last based on the obtained data, wherein modifying comprises at least one of translation and rotation of the axis.Digital last3008/20/201904/04/201604/04/201705/06/2037
ADIDAS AGUS20170280828A1A method and corresponding apparatus is disclosed for generating a digital last for the manufacture of a shoe for a person. The method comprises obtaining a predefined digital last, the predefined digital last comprising an axis relating to the shape of the last; obtaining data of a foot of the person; and modifying the obtained predefined digital last based on the obtained data, wherein modifying comprises at least one of translation and rotation of the axis.Digital last30 04/04/201604/04/201705/06/2037
AGENCE SPATIALE EUROPEENNEUS6593877B2A method of determining the position of a transmitting beacon transmitting a signal to certain satellites in a constellation of satellites, which satellites in turn retransmit retransmitted signals to at least one detection ground station, wherein each of said ground stations is provided with at least one antenna whose directional characteristics do not make it possible to identify which satellite retransmitted any given retransmitted signal, and wherein the method implements the following steps:a) computing position for all combinations associating signals with satellites that might correspond to retransmission of transmitted signals;b) computing the position of the beacon for at least some of the satellite combinations, using the least squares method; andc) determining the combination which presents the smallest computation residue by the least squares method, the position of the transmitting beacon corresponding to this combination then being considered to be the position of the transmitting beacon.Method for determining the position of a transmitting beacon3007/15/200304/23/200104/19/200204/19/2022
AGENCE SPATIALE EUROPEENNEUS20020175853A1A method of determining the position of a transmitting beacon transmitting a signal to certain satellites in a constellation of satellites, which satellites in turn retransmit retransmitted signals to at least one detection ground station, wherein each of said ground stations is provided with at least one antenna whose directional characteristics do not make it possible to identify which satellite retransmitted any given retransmitted signal, and wherein the method implements the following steps: a) computing position for all combinations associating signals with satellites that might correspond to retransmission of transmitted signals; b) computing the position of the beacon for at least some of the satellite combinations, using the least squares method; and c) determining the combination which presents the smallest computation residue by the least squares method, the position of the transmitting beacon corresponding to this combination then being considered to be the position of the transmitting beacon.Method of determining the position of a transmitting beacon30 04/23/200104/19/200204/19/2022
AGJUNCTION LLCUS10416675B2A line acquisition system generates a curvature profile based on initial vehicle states (starting position, heading, curvature and speed), vehicle steering capabilities (calibrated vehicle curvature and curvature rate limits), and initial vehicle position errors relative to the destination path. The curvature profile describes changes in vehicle curvature over a path distance from a current position to a destination path. The line acquisition system constructs an acquisition path from a combination of clothoid, circular arc, and straight lines corresponding with different segments of the curvature profile. The acquisition path can be displayed on a user interface allowing a vehicle operator to observe, prior to automatic steering engagement, the path the vehicle would take from a current state to the destination path.Line acquisition path generation using curvature profiles3009/17/201904/12/201604/10/201704/10/2037
AGJUNCTION LLCUS10209714B2A line acquisition system predicts and displays an acquisition path to reduce the uncertainty surrounding the path taken by a vehicle when acquiring a destination path. The line acquisition system calculates the drivable acquisition path based on the current states of the vehicle, such as position, speed, heading, and curvature. The line acquisition system continually updates and displays the acquisition path as the vehicle is manually steered by the user. When the user engages a steering controller, the last calculated acquisition path is used to automatically steer the vehicle onto the destination path. Displaying the acquisition path allows the user to observe, prior to automatic steering engagement, the path the vehicle would take from its current state to the destination. The user can then decide whether the predicted acquisition path will interfere with terrain or obstacles that the user wishes to avoid.Line acquisition path generation3002/19/201904/12/201604/10/201704/10/2037
AGJUNCTION LLCUS20170293303A1A line acquisition system predicts and displays an acquisition path to reduce the uncertainty surrounding the path taken by a vehicle when acquiring a destination path. The line acquisition system calculates the drivable acquisition path based on the current states of the vehicle, such as position, speed, heading, and curvature. The line acquisition system continually updates and displays the acquisition path as the vehicle is manually steered by the user. When the user engages a steering controller, the last calculated acquisition path is used to automatically steer the vehicle onto the destination path. Displaying the acquisition path allows the user to observe, prior to automatic steering engagement, the path the vehicle would take from its current state to the destination. The user can then decide whether the predicted acquisition path will interfere with terrain or obstacles that the user wishes to avoid.Line acquisition path generation30 04/12/201604/10/201704/10/2037
AGJUNCTION LLCUS20170293304A1A line acquisition system generates a curvature profile based on initial vehicle states (starting position, heading, curvature and speed), vehicle steering capabilities (calibrated vehicle curvature and curvature rate limits), and initial vehicle position errors relative to the destination path. The curvature profile describes changes in vehicle curvature over a path distance from a current position to a destination path. The line acquisition system constructs an acquisition path from a combination of clothoid, circular arc, and straight lines corresponding with different segments of the curvature profile. The acquisition path can be displayed on a user interface allowing a vehicle operator to observe, prior to automatic steering engagement, the path the vehicle would take from a current state to the destination path.Line acquisition path generation using curvature profiles30 04/12/201604/10/201704/10/2037
AGJUNCTION LLCUS20050171684A1The present invention relates to vehicle guidance software for use with an agricultural vehicle having a guidance system. The software includes a processing portion (24) for generating a set of guidance indicators from a set of waypoints. The software further includes an adapting portion (26) for analysing the guidance indicators produced by the processing portion (24) and determining whether the guidance indicators define a path that cannot be traversed by the vehicle due to its minimum turning radius. In the event that a path cannot be traversed by the vehicle the adaptive portion (26) generates a set of alternative guidance indicators that define a path that is traversable by the vehicle. Vehicle guidance software, method and system30 08/29/200108/29/200208/29/2022
AGJUNCTION LLCUS7277792B2The present invention relates to vehicle guidance software for use with an agricultural vehicle having a guidance system. The software includes a processing portion (24) for generating a set of guidance indicators from a set of waypoints. The software further includes an adapting portion (26) for analyzing the guidance indicators produced by the processing portion (24) and determining whether the guidance indicators define a path that cannot be traversed by the vehicle due to its minimum turning radius. In the event that a path cannot be traversed by the vehicle the adaptive portion (26) generates a set of alternative guidance indicators that define a path that is traversable by the vehicle.Vehicle guidance software, method and system3010/02/200708/29/200108/29/200208/29/2022
AGJUNCTION LLCUS8781685B2A guidance and vehicle control system for automatically steering a vehicle, such as an agricultural vehicle or a tractor, through a field. The system includes a GNSS receiver and antenna for determining the vehicle's instantaneous position, a guidance CPU, and an automatic steering subsystem integrated with the vehicle's electrical power system. The automatic steering subsystem can be interfaced with the steering column of the vehicle, and mechanically activates the steering column, thereby steering the vehicle according to instructions received from the CPU based upon the vehicle's position and a predetermined path. An interrupt element, such as a wheel movement sensor or a slip gear, may be interfaced with the automatic steering subsystem to allow for manual steering override of the automatic steering control.System and method for integrating automatic electrical steering with GNSS guidance3007/15/201407/17/201207/17/201307/17/2033
AIRBUS HELICOPTERSUS8903570B2A standby instrument (10) for an aircraft, the instrument comprising at least one inertial sensor (1), at least one pressure sensor (2), calculation means (3) connected to said inertial and pressure sensors (1, 2), a display unit (4). Said calculation means (3) are suitable for determining critical flight information for said aircraft, and for displaying said critical flight information on the display unit (4) in the event of a main information system of said aircraft failing. In addition, said standby instrument (10) also incorporates stabilization relationships enabling said calculation means (3) to determine control relationships in order to control the actuators (15) of an autopilot of said aircraft in the event of said autopilot failing. Finally, said calculation means (3) are connected to at least one engine operation computer (5) enabling said instrument (10) to display information about a first limit of the engine on said display unit (4).Standby instrument for an aircraft, the instrument providing flight information, power margin information, and assistance in piloting3012/02/201404/20/201204/18/201304/18/2033
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBHUS8952828B2A system for evacuating persons from a vehicle includes a light signal generating device, which is adapted to emit at least one visual light signal that indicates at least one preset escape route for at least one person to be evacuated.System for evacuating persons from a vehicle3002/10/2015 06/21/201312/19/2031
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBHUS9140676B2A smoke detection system includes at least one smoke detector which is installed in a first partial region of a region to be monitored by way of the smoke detection system. The smoke detection system further includes at least one fluid injection device which is configured to inject a fluid into the region to be monitored by way of the smoke detection system in a direction of at least one smoke detector such that in an emergency case, when smoke is present in a second partial region of the region to be monitored the smoke is transported to the at least one smoke detector.Smoke detection system and method for operating a smoke detection system3009/22/2015 05/22/201305/22/2033
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBHUS9207310B2A locating device for locating at least one apparatus which is arrangeable on board a transport unit, for example an aircraft, a locating system having such a locating device and at least one apparatus to be located, an aircraft having a locating system of this type, an associated method for locating at least one apparatus which is to be located and is arrangeable on board a transport unit, for example on board an aircraft, and a computer program for carrying out the method. The locating device includes a detecting unit for detecting a wireless audio signal transmitted by the apparatus to be located; and a computing unit for determining the distance of the apparatus to be located from the detecting unit based on the wireless audio signal and on a first information signal assigned to the audio signal and transmitted via a first deterministic data connection.Locating apparatuses by means of audio signals using a deterministic data channel3012/08/2015 06/27/201306/27/2033
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBHUS9279669B2An optical measuring device for measuring a surface contour of an object, includes a tripod on which a camera platform is mounted, wherein on the camera platform at least two photo cameras are arranged for imaging the object comprising marking elements, and the at least two photo cameras are arranged on the camera platform in such a manner that imaging the object can be carried out from two different perspectives, wherein between the camera platform and the tripod a displacement device for the linear displacement of the camera platform in three directions that are independent of each other is arranged.Optical measuring device with a slider and optical measurement method3003/08/2016 05/07/201305/16/2034
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBHUS6844817B2In an aircraft cabin floor adjacent to the cockpit, a trap door opens downwardly into a security cell, to trap a terrorist trying to enter the cockpit. Two walls with lockable airtight doors bound a safety buffer cabin between the cockpit and the passenger cabin. Sensors like seat occupancy sensors, motion detectors, video cameras and microphones provide data regarding the location, movement and activities of passengers to a system that evaluates the data to recognize unusual data situations indicating one or more escalation levels of suspicious or aggressive actions by passengers. Alarm signals and terrorist countermeasure devices such as fogging or tranquilizer gas generators, noise generators, high intensity blinding/glaring lights, a cabin lighting master shut-off, window darkening devices, and tranquilizer dart guns are actuated automatically by the evaluation system, or manually by a cockpit input device or a portable signaling device carried by a flight attendant.Aircraft anti-terrorism security system3001/18/200509/21/200109/23/200209/23/2022
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBHUS6881948B2A fiber optic cable forms a temperature sensor arranged along an object or space to monitor the temperature thereof and detect overheating or fire conditions. An end of the sensor is connected through an interface to a laser emitter and an optical receiver, which are further connected to a computer. The computer controls the laser emitter to emit a laser pulse into the sensor. The optical receiver receives the resulting reflection signal from the sensor, and provides a corresponding signal to the computer to be evaluated in connection with a nominal comparison signal. If any location of the sensor is subjected to an unacceptable temperature increase, the sensor's refractive characteristics are changed, to cause an additional reflection pulse in the reflection signal. By evaluating the amplitude and the return time of the additional reflection pulse, the temperature level and the location of the overheating condition are determined by the computer.Method using an optical signal for detecting overheating and fire conditions in an aircraft3004/19/200503/10/200103/11/200204/28/2022
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBHUS20140003194A1A locating device for locating at least one apparatus which is arrangeable on board a transport unit, for example an aircraft, a locating system having such a locating device and at least one apparatus to be located, an aircraft having a locating system of this type, an associated method for locating at least one apparatus which is to be located and is arrangeable on board a transport unit, for example on board an aircraft, and a computer program for carrying out the method. The locating device includes a detecting unit for detecting a wireless audio signal transmitted by the apparatus to be located; and a computing unit for determining the distance of the apparatus to be located from the detecting unit based on the wireless audio signal and on a first information signal assigned to the audio signal and transmitted via a first deterministic data connection.Locating apparatuses by means of audio signals using a deterministic data channel30  06/27/201306/27/2033
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBHUS20020125414A1A fiber optic cable forms a temperature sensor arranged along an object or space to monitor the temperature thereof and detect overheating or fire conditions. An end of the sensor is con5 nected through an interface to a laser emitter and an optical receiver, which are further connected to a computer. The computer controls the laser emitter to emit a laser pulse into the sensor. The optical receiver receives the resulting reflection signal from the sensor, and provides a corresponding signal to the computer to be evaluated in connection with a nominal comparison signal. If any location of the sensor is subjected to an unacceptable temperature increase, the sensor's refractive characteristics are changed, to cause an additional reflection pulse in the reflection signal. By evaluating the amplitude and the return time of the additional reflection pulse, the temperature level and the location of the overheating condition are determined by the computer.Method using an optical signal for detecting overheating and fire conditions in an aircraft30 03/10/200103/11/200204/28/2022
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBHUS20030058112A1In an aircraft cabin floor adjacent to the cockpit, a trap door opens downwardly into a security cell, to trap a terrorist trying to enter the cockpit. Two walls with lockable airtight doors bound a safety buffer cabin between the cockpit and the passenger cabin. Sensors like seat occupancy sensors, motion detectors, video cameras and microphones provide data regarding the location, movement and activities of passengers to a system that evaluates the data to recognize unusual data situations indicating one or more escalation levels of suspicious or aggressive actions by passengers. Alarm signals and terrorist countermeasure devices such as fogging or tranquilizer gas generators, noise generators, high intensity blinding/glaring lights, a cabin lighting master shut-off, window darkening devices, and tranquilizer dart guns are actuated automatically by the evaluation system, or manually by a cockpit input device or a portable signaling device carried by a flight attendant.Aircraft anti-terrorism security system30 09/21/200109/23/200209/23/2022
AIRBUS OPERATIONS SASUS20030085672A1This invention relates to a light signaling device related to the operating state of a system comprising at least one light and means of detection of a failure of this or these lights, in which each light comprises m branches in parallel each composed of n light emitting diodes in series, and means of selecting a branch; where m and n are integers such that m>=2 and n>=1. This invention also relates to a process for management of such a device.Light signaling device related to the operating state of a system, and process for management of such a device, particularly for avionics30 11/08/200111/05/200211/05/2022
AIRBUS OPERATIONS SASUS20030085712A1This invention relates to a process for management of a light signaling device related to the operating state of a system comprising several lights each comprising several branches of several light elements, that includes a step for dynamic management of redundancy if a branch of a light should fail. This invention also relates to a device making use of this process.Process for management of a light signaling device, and a device using this process, particularly for avionics30 11/08/200111/05/200212/05/2022
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