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Systems and methods for detecting and avoiding radio interference in a wireless sensor network

Some methods for detecting and avoiding radio interference in a wireless sensor network can include an access point device periodically transmitting a beacon message to a plurality of iot enabled devices via a radio channel, upon receipt of the beacon message, an iot enabled device attempting to decode the beacon message, the iot enabled device measuring and storing a signal strength of a successfully decoded beacon message as signal strength data in a memory of the iot enabled device, the iot enabled device increasing a missed beacon counter stored in the memory of the iot enabled device responsive to a beacon message that cannot be decoded, each of the plurality of iot enabled devices periodically transmitting stored data to the access point device, and the access point device using the received data to identify an interference source, or an interference issue or a fading issue on the radio channel.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

Systems and methods for enabling dynamic privacy zones in the field of view of a security camera based on motion detection

Systems and methods for enabling dynamic privacy zones in a field of view of a security camera based on motion detection are provided. Some methods can include a security camera having a field of view monitoring a region, the security camera detecting a first predetermined gesture made by a user within the field of view of the security camera, and, responsive thereto, enabling a dynamic privacy zone within the field of view of the security camera for a predetermined period of time.. ... Honeywell International Inc

Non-contact cybersecurity monitoring device

A cybersecurity monitoring device includes an electromagnetic (em) field sensor for sensing a modulated signal transmitted on an electrical cable which encodes information by varying properties of a periodic waveform. The cybersecurity monitoring device includes a processor and a memory storing a data decoding program including protocol information for identifying a plurality of different communication protocols. ... Honeywell International Inc

Triac or bypass circuit and mosfet power steal combination

A power supply unit for use with thermostats or other like devices requiring power. A power supply unit may be designed to keep electromagnetic interference emissions at a minimum, particularly at a level that does not violate governmental regulations. ... Honeywell International Inc

High power fuel cell system

A power generator and method include passing ambient air via an ambient air path past a cathode side of the fuel cell to a water exchanger, picking up water from the cathode side of the fuel cell and exhausting air and nitrogen to ambient, passing hydrogen via a recirculating hydrogen path past an anode side the fuel cell to the water exchanger, where the water exchanger transfers water from the ambient air path comprising a cathode stream to the recirculating hydrogen path comprising an anode stream, and passing the water to a hydrogen generator to add hydrogen to the recirculating hydrogen path and passing the hydrogen via the recirculating hydrogen path past the anode side of the fuel cell.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

System and method for rendering an aircraft cockpit display for use with atc conditional clearance instructions

A method for providing a flight display to an aircrew of an ownship aircraft includes receiving, at a radio communications module of the ownship aircraft, a voice transmission on an air traffic control first radio frequency from an air traffic controller, the voice transmission comprising a conditional clearance, wherein the condition clearance comprises a condition instruction and a clearance instruction, transcribing, using voice recognition software installed on the ownship aircraft, the voice transmission into an electronic, textual format, thereby generating a digital transmission record, and automatically, displaying, on a display device of the ownship aircraft, the condition instruction using a multi-format symbology and in a multi-step sequence over time, and waiting for and detecting an aircrew input corresponding to the clearance.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

System and method to fetch aeronautical telecommunications network center information from navigational charts for aircraft communications

A system for aircraft communications comprises an avionics processing unit onboard an aircraft, and a computing platform onboard the aircraft and in operative communication with the avionics processing unit. The computing platform hosts at least one application and one or more aircraft navigational charts with air traffic control (atc) center identifying information. ... Honeywell International Inc

Space utilization and building management system analysis

Devices, methods, and systems for space utilization and building management system analysis are described herein. One apparatus includes a memory, and a processor configured to receive data collected by a plurality of different types of existing systems associated with a facility, analyze a space utilization of the facility using the received data, and provide the analysis of the space utilization of the facility to a user.. ... Honeywell International Inc

System for custom configuring personal protection equipement

Embodiments relate generally to a system having one or more computerized kiosks (102, 150, 160, 180, 192) operable to associate a personal protection device (104) to a worker's personal information. In some embodiments, the kiosk (102, 150, 160, 180, 192) can use the worker's personal information to custom configure the personal protection device (104), so that the device (104) will better suit the needs of the specific worker.. ... Honeywell International Inc

System including base stations that provide information from which a mobile station can determine its position

In an embodiment, a system includes base stations and a server. Each base station has a respective fixed position, and is configured to broadcast information that a mobile station can use to determine a position of the mobile station. ... Honeywell International Inc

System and method for glare suppression and ranging

In one embodiment, a method of operating a glare reduction and ranging optical system having an image sensor with pixels is provided. The method comprises: generating a first light beam with a power spectral density; generating a reference light beam from the first light beam; emitting the first light beam with a power spectral density; collecting scattered light and reflected light respectively reflected from a scattering medium and a target; determining a power spectral density of the first light beam so that the first light beam is substantially coherent with the scattered light; adjusting the power spectral density of the first light beam so that the reference light beam is substantially coherent with the scattered light; on a pixel by pixel basis, modifying the amplitude and phase of the reference light beam to minimize the dc light power at each pixel; storing the modified amplitude and phase that results in a substantially minimum detected dc light power for each pixel; increasing power spectral density of a second reference light beam; modulating the amplitude of the second reference light beam with a sinusoidal signal having a frequency; on a pixel by pixel basis, detecting the substantially maximum signal level at the modulation frequency on a pixel by adjusting a second delay of the reference light beam; and determining range to a target.. ... Honeywell International Inc

In-package sensor memory readout

A packaged sensor having three external electrical terminals. The packaged sensor comprises a package housing, a power input terminal, a ground terminal, a sensing device, a sensor output terminal for providing an output signal that is related to a physical quantity sensed by the sensing device when the packaged sensor is operated in a sensing mode of operation and for providing a data readout signal related to stored data when the packaged sensor is operated in a data readout mode of operation, a sensing block coupled to the sensing device and to the sensor output terminal, and an adjustment block coupled to the power input terminal, coupled to the sensing block, coupled to the sensor output terminal, comprising a memory storing the stored data, and operable to modulate the data readout signal onto the sensor output terminal in response to a data readout command modulated onto the power input terminal.. ... Honeywell International Inc

Apparatus and method for creating inferential process flow measurements using other process measurements

A method includes obtaining actual flow measurements generated by a flow meter, where the actual flow measurements identify a flow of material in a passageway. The method also includes generating estimated flow measurements based on process variable measurements other than the actual flow measurements. ... Honeywell International Inc

Apparatus and method for creating inferential process flow measurements using flow restrictor and upstream and downstream pressure measurements

A method includes obtaining pressure measurements associated with fluid that passes through a flow restrictor, where the pressure measurements identify pressures upstream and downstream from the flow restrictor. The method also includes generating estimated flow measurements based on the pressure measurements. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/27/18 / #20180274833

Frost management of an evaporator

Methods, devices, and systems for frost management of an evaporator are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive operating information of a heat pump, determine a first set point of at least one of a number of components of the heat pump and a first operating temperature, receive a second operating temperature of the evaporator that is positively offset from the first operating temperature of the evaporator, determine a second set point of at least one of the number of components of the heat pump based on the second operating temperature, and modify a set point of at least one of the number of components of the heat pump to the second set point such that a heating mode of the heat pump is enabled for a heating interval length of the heat pump.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/27/18 / #20180274435

Turbine de-swirl elements

A turbocharger including a turbocharger housing, a rotor and a heat shroud. The turbocharger housing includes a turbine housing affixed to a bearing housing. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/27/18 / #20180274377

Blockage-resistant vane impingement tubes and turbine nozzles containing the same

Vane impingement tubes having blockage deterrent features are provided, as turbine nozzles containing blockage-resistant vane impingement tubes. In an embodiment, the turbine nozzle includes inner and outer annular endwalls, and turbine nozzle vanes arranged in an annular array between the outer and inner annular endwalls. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/27/18 / #20180274135

Ballistic resistant thermoplastic sheet, process of making and its applications

Woven fabrics are formed from high tenacity fibers or tapes that are loosely interwoven with adhesive coated filaments, to composite articles formed therefrom, and to a continuous process for forming the composite articles.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

09/27/18 / #20180273200

Avionic display systems and methods for generating vertical situation displays including instability prediction and avoidance symbology

Avionic display systems and methods are provided for generating avionic displays including instability prediction and avoidance symbology, such as dynamically-adjusted drag device deployment cues. In one embodiment, the avionic display system includes a controller and an avionic display device, which is coupled to the controller and on which an avionic display, such as a vertical situation display (vsd), is generated. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/27/18 / #20180272993

Detecting false positioning signals based on surveillance signals

In some examples, a system, configured to mount on an ownship vehicle, includes a transceiver configured to receive positioning signals and receive surveillance signals including surveillance data from a second vehicle and processing circuitry configured to determine a location of the ownship vehicle based on the positioning signals received by the transceiver and determine expected characteristics of the surveillance signals based on the surveillance data. In some examples, the processing circuitry is further configured to compare the expected characteristics and actual characteristics of the surveillance signals received from the second vehicle and determine that the surveillance signals include a discrepancy indicative of false positioning signals in response to comparing the expected characteristics and the actual characteristics. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180270811

Delay calculation in wireless systems

. . A wireless device network comprises: an unsynchronized wireless device in a time division multiple access based system; and a cognitive master in communication with the device, wherein the master processor is configured to: determine a number of time slots required for the master to transmit a message to and receive a response from the device, each time slot is a portion of a radio frequency spectrum over a frame period; when the number of time slots required are consecutively available, broadcast an announcement message indicating start of discovery of the unsynchronized device; wherein the device processor is configured to: generate a response message including a device id; and broadcast the response message to the master; wherein the master processor is configured to: generate a correction factor based on at least one of a master transmit time and a master received time; and broadcast the correction factor to the device.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180270273

Apparatus and method for dynamic customization of cyber-security risk item rules

This disclosure provides an apparatus and method for dynamic customization of cyber-security risk item rules. A method includes interacting with a user, by a risk manager system, to define a plurality of rules for risk items to be monitored among a plurality of connected devices. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180269908

System and method to auto-configure a transmitter for a sensor

An apparatus includes a memory element and a processing device. The memory element is configured to store a plurality of configurations for different sensors in an industrial process and control system. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180268721

System and method to revise vertical profile of a flight plan

A vehicular situation display including a user interface, a display, and a processor is provided to modify a vertical profile of a flight plan. The processor may generate vertical profile display data on the display based, receive a request to edit the vertical profile, expand the vertical profile display data on the display, generate a first movable reference line corresponding to one of an altitude, a distance and a time, receive, from the user interface, a flight plan change request to change an altitude, distance or time of the flight plan, the altitude, distance or time corresponding to the first movable reference line, generate a preview of an updated flight plan, and transmit the approval of the displayed updated flight plan to a flight management system, the flight management system configured to update the flight plan of the aircraft based upon the command to change the flight plan.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180268718

Systems and methods for graphical visualization of communication transmissions received onboard an aircraft

A method for providing air traffic control (atc) message data onboard an aircraft is provided. The method identifies atc commands associated with text-based messages, by at least one processor onboard the aircraft, wherein the atc commands comprise instructions to follow one or more particular procedures associated with the atc audio messages and the atc direct text messages; identifies, by the at least one processor, graphical content associated with the atc commands; and presents an atc graphical rendering environment comprising at least the graphical content, via at least one aircraft onboard display communicatively coupled to the at least one processor.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180268630

Systems and methods for secure authentication for access control, home control, and alarm systems

Systems and methods for secure authentication for access control, home control, and alarm systems are provided. Some methods can include receiving first user input at a mobile device, determining whether the first user input matches preconfigured user input, when the first user input matches the preconfigured user input, transmitting an access signal to an access control system, a home control system, or an alarm system to trigger access thereto.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180268223

Systems and methods for creating a story board with forensic video analysis on a video repository

Systems and methods for creating a story board with forensic video analysis on a video repository are provided. Some methods can include storing a plurality of video data streams in a data repository, storing asynchronous streams of metadata of each of the plurality of video data streams in the data repository, identifying a first object captured by at least one of the plurality of video data streams, using the asynchronous streams of metadata to identify correlations or interactions between the first object and a plurality of other objects over time, and replicating a story of the first object.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180268144

Systems and methods for usb/firewire port monitoring, filtering, and security

A device for securing usb or firewire port interconnections includes a microcontroller comprising a processor; a first connector/lead in communication with the microcontroller and configured to be coupled with a usb or firewire external device; and a second connector/lead in communication with the microcontroller and configured to be coupled with a protected host. An optional user interface communicates with the microcontroller. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267845

Systems and methods for command management

Systems and methods capable of increasing reliability of received commands across a variety of different kinds of input devices and modalities are provided. The provided systems and methods easily expand to support additional input devices, and easily adapt to a wide variety of command destinations, such as subsystems and components. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267003

Automatic bump and calibration in gas detectors via short range communication

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for completing processes on a gas detector device using near-field communication between the gas detector device and an nfc tag. The nfc tag may communicate instructions or information to the gas detector device. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180266984

Electrochemical sensor and electronics on a ceramic substrate

An electrochemical sensor includes a ceramic substrate, a capillary disposed through the ceramic substrate, a plurality of electrodes disposed on a first surface of the ceramic substrate, an electrolyte disposed over at least a portion of each electrode of the plurality of electrodes, a coating disposed over the plurality of electrodes and the electrolyte, and control and detection circuitry coupled to the substrate. The coating sealingly couples to the substrate over the plurality of electrodes and the electrolyte, and the plurality of electrodes are electrically coupled to the control and detection circuitry.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180266983

Electrochemical sensor

An electrochemical h2s sensor comprises a housing, an electrolyte disposed within the housing, and a plurality of electrodes in contact with the electrolyte within the housing. The plurality of electrodes comprise a porous working electrode that comprises a first surface that is hydrophobic and a second surface that is treated with a surfactant. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180266981

Sensing electrode oxygen control in an oxygen sensor

An oxygen sensor comprises a housing defining an interior space, a sensing electrode, a reference electrode, a counter electrode, a separator retaining an electrolyte, and a chamber within the housing. The retained electrolyte provides ionically conductive pathways between each of the sensing electrode, the reference electrode, and the counter electrode within the housing, and the chamber contains the sensing electrode. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180266913

Method and device for testing the integrity of a protective glove

A glove inspection device (20) is provided for testing the integrity of a protective glove (10). The device (20) includes a base (22) having a glove mount feature (24) configured to sealingly receive a cuff (18) of a protective glove (10). ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180266827

Geolocation sensor

Geolocation sensor devices, methods, and systems are described herein. One geolocation sensor device includes an optical position sensor configured to receive sunlight and determine a current angular position of the sun relative to the geolocation sensor device based, at least in part, on the received sunlight, a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to determine a current location of the geolocation sensor device based, at least in part, on the determined current angular position of the sun and a current time of day.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180266823

Mems out of plane actuator

A mems sensor device comprises a support substrate, a proof mass movably connected to the support substrate, a first drive comb fixedly connected to the support substrate in a first orientation and adjacent to the proof mass, and a second drive comb fixedly connected to the support substrate in a second orientation and adjacent to the proof mass. The second orientation is opposite of the first orientation such that the first and second drive combs face toward each other. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180266804

Curved gap gauge

A curved gap gauge comprises a curved structural body, a curved outer surface of the curved structural body, a curved inner surface of the curved structural body configured to be parallel to the curved outer surface, and at least one step formed in the inner surface wherein a distance between the at least one step formed in the inner surface and the curved outer surface is predefined.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180266087

Freeze prediction system

A freeze prediction system for components such as one or more water pipes situated in a building. The building may have a heating system, a mechanism with a temperature setting connected to the heating system, and an indoor temperature indicator connected to the thermostat. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180265993

Electrochemical carbon dioxide converter and liquid regenerator

A carbon dioxide conversion system for an environment includes a first gas-liquid contactor-separator downstream of the environment; an electrochemical conversion cell downstream of the first gas-liquid contactor-separator; and a cleaned ionic liquid storage intermediate the first gas-liquid contactor-separator and the electrochemical conversion cell.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180265220

Aircraft beacon light synchronization

A synchronized, aircraft light system includes a first light emitting diode (led) light source disposed on the aircraft and a second led light source disposed on the aircraft. The first led light source and the second led light source are operatively coupled to a direct current (dc) power source by a dc power bus. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180265204

Combined voc-02-co2 treatment system

An environmental control system (ecs) includes an air conditioning pack that receives outside air; a regenerative treatment subsystem, wherein the treatment subsystem includes a treatment bed configured to cycle between an adsorption phase and a desorption phase; and a fan that receives recirculated air from the environment and moves the recirculated air to a mixing manifold.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

09/20/18 / #20180263316

Smart protective gloves with sealed colorimetric layer

Described is a multilayer glove (100) comprising at least one inner layer (230) having a thickness ti, a top surface, and a bottom surface, the bottom surface facing a hand of a user when wearing the glove; at least one inner protective layer (225) having a thickness tip, a top surface, and a bottom surface, the bottom surface abutting the top surface of the inner layer (230); an outer layer (210) having a thickness to, a top surface, and a bottom surface, the bottom surface facing a hand of a user when wearing the glove; at least one outer protective layer (215) having a thickness top, a top surface, and a bottom surface, the top surface abutting the bottom surface of the outer layer (210); and at least one indicator layer (220) having a thickness tc disposed between the top surface of the inner protective layer (225) and the bottom surface of the outer protective layer (215), wherein the indicator layer comprises at least one ph indicator that generates a color visible at the top surface of the outer layer when the indicator layer is exposed to an aqueous medium, wherein the sum of to, each top, each tc, each tip, and each ti defines a total thickness t.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255105

Security settings and indications of controllers

A system and approach having security assurance for a controller relative to outside connections such as internet. The controller may have locked and exposed modes. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253982

Methods and systems for automatic detection, assistance, and completion of pilot reports (pireps) onboard an aircraft

A method for obtaining, analyzing, and using pilot report (pirep) data onboard an aircraft is provided. The method detects information relevant to one or more pireps associated with a current flight path of the aircraft, based on aircraft state data and avionics data obtained from a plurality of avionics systems, by at least one processor onboard the aircraft, wherein the one or more pireps includes at least one of instrumental pireps and pilot experience pireps; automatically completes a set of incomplete pireps associated with the current flight path using the information relevant to the one or more pireps, by the at least one processor, to generate complete pireps; and presents the complete pireps via a display device onboard the aircraft.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253114

Comfort controller with user feedback

An hvac control system is provided that is configured to prompt a user to indicate whether or not they are comfortable under current environmental conditions. In some instances the hvac control system may be configured to prompt the user to provide additional information regarding other factors that may affect their comfort. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253089

Alerting system

A program for light commercial building system (lcbs) solutions. Solutions and other systems may incorporate lightweight alerting service, auto-adjustment of gateway poll rates based on the needs of various consuming applications, detecting loss of space comfort control in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) system, hvac capacity loss alerting using relative degree days and accumulated stage run time with operational equivalency checks, and hvac alerting for loss of heat or cool capacity using delta temperature and dependent system properties. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/06/18 / #20180252797

Signal interference prevention system for a frequency-modulated continuous wave radar altimeter

Systems and methods of operating an interference prevention system in a radar altimeter are provided. A method includes generating integer values with at least one pseudorandom noise sequence generator. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/06/18 / #20180252693

Methods and systems for preventing damage to internal components of natural gas vehicle gas detectors

Embodiments relate generally to methods and systems for balancing the internal pressure of a gas detector. A method for venting internal pressure changes of a gas detector may comprise providing an inlet to a sensor located within a housing of the gas detector; isolating the sensor from the rest of the interior of the housing; providing at least one vent between the interior of the housing and the external environment, wherein the sensor is isolated from airflow into and out of the vent; and preventing one or more elements from entering the interior of the housing through the at least one vent via a breathable membrane aligned with the at least one vent.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/06/18 / #20180252640

Gas concentration sensor with improved accuracy

Apparatus for determining concentration of a targeted gas in environmental air, the apparatus includes a non-dispersive infrared (ndir) sensor, a pressure sensor coupled in fluid communication with an interior of the ndir sensor; and a processor. The processor is configured to receive pressure data from the pressure sensor based on gas pressure within an interior of the ndir sensor, receive a target-gas concentration signal from the ndir sensor, and produce a pressure-compensated concentration signal based on the target-gas concentration signal, a predetermined reference pressure and the pressure data from the pressure sensor.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/06/18 / #20180252553

Linear variable differential transformer (lvdt) calibration mechanism for precision rigging with vibration and accuracy tracking robustness

Embodiments generally relate to assembly and methods for precisely rigging a linear variable differential transformer (lvdt). For example, the probe rod assembly of a dual tandem lvdt may comprise two moveable cores, a probe fitting, and a probe rod. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/06/18 / #20180252284

Carbon-carbon composite disc brake assembly

In some examples, a disc brake assembly and methods of forming and assembling said brake disc assembly. The brake disc assembly including a core structure and a plurality of wear pads. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/06/18 / #20180252119

Turbine engines, engine structures, and methods of forming engine structures with improved interlayer bonding

Engine structures and methods of forming the engine structures are provided herein. In an embodiment, an engine structure includes a silicon-based ceramic-containing substrate having an in-tolerance surface and one or more barrier layers disposed on the in-tolerance surface of the ceramic-containing substrate. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/06/18 / #20180251010

Actuator having a test mode

An actuator system which may incorporate a motor, a motor controller connected to the motor, a processor connected to the motor controller, and a switch connected to the processor for engaging the motor to open and close an actuator shaft. The switch may have a position which is a test mode. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/06/18 / #20180250607

Monochlorotrifluoropropene compounds and compositions and methods using same

Various uses of monochlorotrifluoropropenes, in combination with one or more other components, including other fluoroalkenes, hydrocarbons; hydrofluorocarbons (hfcs), ethers, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, methyl formate, formic acid, water, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene, carbon dioxide and combinations of any two or more of these, in a variety of applications, including as blowing agents, are disclosed.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180242480

Shield cover for particle sensor to improve electromagnetic interference performance

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for dissipating electric charge within a particulate matter sensor, and reducing the effects of electromagnetic interference within the particulate matter sensor. A particulate matter sensor may comprise an airflow channel; a light source configured to pass light through the airflow channel; a photodetector configured to receive light from the light source after it passes through the airflow channel; a printed circuit board coupled to the photodetector having a processor and a memory storing instructions which, when executed by the processor, determines an indication of a mass concentration of particles in the airflow channel based on an output of the photodetector; and a shield cover configured to attach to and cover at least a portion of the printed circuit board, and configured to reduce the effects of electromagnetic interference within the particulate matter sensor.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180242312

System and method of distinct duty cycle support for distinct multi-network protocol networks for industrial wireless sensor networks

An apparatus includes a memory element and processing device. The processing device is configured to receive an identification of a first field device supporting a first protocol and a second field device supporting a second protocol. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180242100

System and method for a multi-protocol wireless sensor network

A multi-protocol wireless sensor network is provided. The multi-protocol wireless sensor network includes a first field device, a second field device, an access point, and a programmable logic controller (plc). ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241869

Personalizing interaction with a structure

Methods, devices, and systems for personalizing interaction with a structure are described herein. One method includes determining a comfort preference associated with a user of a mobile device corresponding to a particular location with respect to a structure, storing the comfort preference in a memory, and modifying an operation of at least one device in the structure to provide the comfort preference responsive to a distance between the mobile device and the particular location being less than a particular threshold.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241789

System, method and apparatus for binding communication devices through common association

Systems, methods and apparatuses for binding two or more communication devices through their common association with one or more other devices. Information associated with a common device is stored at a first device. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241719

Transparent firewall for protecting field devices

A field device firewall includes a processor that runs a cyber-protection algorithm, and a memory storing a list of device types, requests and commands. The field device firewall is adapted for use in a communications network between a field network communication interface coupled to a field device and a process controller. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241399

Live power on sequence for programmable devices on boards

A pcb includes a programmable logic device (pld), a memory, a live power on sequence algorithm, and other electronics. The pld is connectable to a primary dc power supply. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241111

Rope conductor for guided wave radar coaxial waveguide

A coaxial guided wave radar apparatus includes a central conductor configured as a wire rope. One or more spacers can be positioned and held in place about the central conductor at predetermined lengths along the central conductor, wherein each spacer is positioned and held in place along the central conductor by one or more respective retainers that are crimped to the central conductor. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180240619

Emergency stop mechanism for cable-pull safety switch

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for actuating a safety switch, particularly by converting a linear force to a rotary motion. A safety switch may comprise: a housing, wherein the housing comprises a mating cam; a face plate, wherein the face plate is coupled to the housing; and a subassembly coupled to the face plate, wherein the subassembly comprises: a base, wherein the base comprises a slot; a cam, wherein the cam is positioned within the base; a pushbutton, wherein the pushbutton comprises a hole; and a pin positioned through the hole of the pushbutton and the slot of the base; wherein the cam, the base, and the pushbutton are mated together with the pin; wherein the subassembly is not rotatable due to the pin.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180240611

Snap action switch contact with reduced stray arcing

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for preventing arcing within a snap action switch, particularly by removing a portion of a contact carrier attached to a stationary contact. A method of forming a contact for use in a snap action switch may comprise welding a contact onto a contact carrier; trimming at least one edge of the contact carrier proximate to the contact; and installing the contact carrier into a snap action switch housing. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180240347

System and method for adaptive rendering message requests on a vertical display

In one embodiment, a method is provided. The method comprises: obtaining data; generating complete travel plan; determining at least one of: one or more current travel conditions and one or more future travel conditions; automatically generating at least one proposed message based upon the at least one of one or more current travel conditions and one or more future travel conditions; rendering one icon, for each of the at least one proposed message, on a grid having a first axis specifying altitude and a second axis specifying one of distance and time; and wherein each of the at least one proposed message is configured to be at least one of selectable, reviewable, printable, editable, and sendable.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239709

Memory partitioning for a computing system with memory pools

A computing system comprises at least one processing unit, at least one memory controller in communication with the processing unit, and a main memory in communication with the processing unit through the memory controller. A memory hierarchy of the computing system includes at least one cache, the memory controller, and the main memory. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239341

System and method for automatic configuration of a data collection system and schedule for control system monitoring

A method includes discovering one or more assets associated with a system. The method also includes determining first data that could be collected from each of the one or more assets by cross-referencing the one or more assets with a collection model. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180238996

Methods and systems for providing live weather data onboard an aircraft

A method for presenting weather information onboard an aircraft is provided. The method obtains a first set of weather data from aircraft onboard radar system; obtains a second set of weather data from external sources including one or more external aircraft, a satellite, a remote server, and a ground-based weather station, wherein the communication device is compatible a communication protocol for the external sources, and wherein the communication protocol comprises at least one of a datalink communication protocol, a satellite communication protocol, a very high frequency (vhf) radio communication protocol, and a transponder communication protocol; and presents graphical elements comprising a first set of graphical elements associated with the first set of weather data and a second set of graphical elements associated with the second set of weather data, wherein the second set of graphical elements include visual characteristics distinguishable from the first set of graphical elements.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180238708

Cockpit display systems and methods for performing glide slope validation processes during instrument landing system approaches

Cockpit display systems and methods are provided for performing glide slope (g/s) validation processes during instrument landing system (ils) approaches. In one embodiment, the cockpit display system utilizes validated g/s signals to selectively correct the viewpoint of a synthetic vision system (svs) scene generated on a synthetic vision primary flight display (sv-fpd). ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180238576

Hvac controller for a variable air volume (vav) box

An hvac system may include a vav box including a damper movable between a first damper position and a second damper position and an hvac controller that is mounted remotely from the vav box. The hvac controller may be configured to control the vav box in accordance with a temperature set point entered into the hvac controller and may be programmed with a test and balance procedure. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180238341

Core-protecting fan modules and turbofan engines containing the same

Embodiments of a core-protecting fan module are provided, as are embodiments of a turbofan engine containing such a fan module. In an embodiment, the core-protecting fan module contains a nose member, a fan rotor downstream of the nose member, a full span stator downstream of the fan rotor, and a splitter structure downstream of the fan rotor. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180238336

Compressor recirculation valve with valve seat structure for suppressing noise upon opening of valve

A compressor recirculation valve having features for mitigating the “rush” noise caused when the valve opens and compressed recirculation air rushes through the valve into the compressor inlet. The features for mitigating rush noise include a generally annular wall that projects from the valve seat and surrounds the valve member. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180238227

Turbocharger assembly

A turbocharger can include a center housing; a compressor assembly operatively coupled to the center housing; and a turbine assembly operatively coupled to the center housing, where the center housing includes a bearing boss that includes a bore wall with opposing axial ends that define an axial through bore having opposing axial openings, an oil inlet, an oil outlet, an arcuate oil passage in fluid communication with the oil inlet, an oil passage in fluid communication with the arcuate oil passage and an opening in the bore wall, and an oil drainage passage in fluid communication with the opposing axial openings of the through bore and in fluid communication with the oil outlet.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

08/23/18 / #20180238002

Crowd control and management barriers

A crowd control barrier including a barrier member with side legs and feet connected to the legs, each foot having a foot member extending transverse to the barrier member. The leg-foot connections include a bracket extending up from the connected foot member and spaced substantially parallel top and bottom pins on the legs. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234260

Apparatus and method for using a distributed systems architecture (dsa) in an internet of things (iot) edge appliance

An internet of things (iot) edge appliance is configured to perform a method that includes receiving a configuration signal to configure the iot edge appliance to communicate with at least one of a first device on the cloud network or a second device on the industrial process control and automation system network. The method also includes configuring a communication link with a cloud network and an industrial process control and automation system network. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180233056

Cockpit display systems and methods for generating cockpit displays including direct approach energy management symbology

Cockpit display systems and methods are provided for generating energy management symbology on cockpit displays, which aid pilot decision-making when evaluating and executing direct approaches. In an embodiment, the cockpit display system includes a cockpit display device on which a first cockpit display, such as a vertical situation display or a horizontal navigation display, is generated. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180233052

Display systems and methods for preventing runway incursions

The present disclosure generally relates to display systems in the flight deck of an aircraft, and also to methods for providing such displays. More particularly, the displays and methods of the present disclosure are configured to integrate airport surface lighting information with information received from multiple air traffic control (atc) communication channels, for purposes of increasing aircrew situational awareness and preventing runway incursions.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180233022

Fluid leak detector alarm mechanism

A system having a fluid leak detector, an audio detection circuit, and a processor. The fluid leak detector may have an audio alarm. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232605

Determining image forensics using gradient statistics at edges

A system assesses the integrity of a digital image by detecting an edge in the digital image and defining a patch of pixels encompassing the edge. The system then generates data relating to intensity and gradient magnitude for pixels in the patch, analyzes the data relating to intensity and gradient magnitude, and determines that the digital image has been forged or the digital image has not been forged based on the analysis of the data relating to intensity and gradient magnitude.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232166

Method for synchronizing redundant controllers without hardware support

An industrial process control system comprises a primary controller coupled with a buffer and a primary memory. The primary controller is configured to create at least one redundant data type based on at least one base data type. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232100

Touch detector with a code debugger

A touch detector with a code debugger is provided. The touch detector can include a base, a pcba with a base-side of the pcba mounted to the base, a frame mounted to a frame-side of the pcba, and a debugging device mounted on, coupled to, or soldered to the pcba for debugging other components soldered to the pcba. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231995

Method and system for configuring wireles sensors in an hvac system

An hvac controller for controlling an hvac system may be configured to enroll one or more wireless devices, and once one or more wireless devices are enrolled, to prompt the user to enter an identifier, a location, a device type and/or a function for one or more of the enrolled wireless devices. The hvac controller may use the identifier, location and/or device type to identify each of the enrolled devices. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231994

Hvac controller for a variable air volume (vav) box

An hvac controller configured to control a vav box including a damper may include a temperature sensor that is configured to sense a temperature proximate the hvac controller and a touch screen user interface that is configured to display the sensed temperature and to enable a user to input a temperature set point. A controller may be operatively coupled to the touch screen user interface and the temperature sensor and may be configured to regulate operation of the vav box in accordance with the sensed temperature and the temperature set point. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231954

Apparatus and method supporting an interactive chat feature for relaying on-demand information to a user from an industrial process control and automation system

A method includes receiving a text message from a client device. The text message contains a request for information related to an industrial process control and automation system. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231668

Dynamic anchor network for a first responder situation

A method for establishing a location anchor network includes receiving, by a location application executing on a processor, gps positions from each of the plurality of location anchors, determining, by the location application, a preliminary network topology using the gps positions for each of the plurality of location anchors, receiving, by the location application, an inter-location anchor spacing between the plurality of location anchors, determining, by the location application, a final network topology based on the gps position and the inter-anchor spacing, and storing the final network topology in a memory. The plurality of location anchors are portable, and the plurality of location anchors are deployed at a location associated with a structure. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231516

System and method for benchmarking, determining health indicator, and predictive analysis of gas data

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for improving the safety of work areas, especially in industries where there is a high probability of exposure to hazardous gases. The system may comprise an intelligence system, wherein the system may generate a gas health indicator (ghi) value using quantified data received from a plurality of gas detectors within the workplace. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231430

Micro power water leak detector

A fluid sensing system and approach having a leak sensor. The leak sensor may output a signal when a fluid is detected. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231384

Systems and methods for a four-mass vibrating mems structure

Systems and methods for a four-mass vibrating mems structure are provided. In certain implementations, a mems sensor includes four proof masses, wherein each proof mass is driven such that the proof masses oscillate along radial lines extending from the center of the mems sensor through the center of the respective proof mass, each proof mass comprising a plurality of drive combs; and a plurality of sense combs. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231379

Image processing system

An image processing system for processing airborne acquired images provides at least one measurement data output. The system may include an airborne imaging device to capture image data, an interface coupled to receive information contemporaneous with the image data and a user interface coupled to receive an input. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231142

Housing cover sealing detection means on a valve control head

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for monitoring and indicating the sealing of a pneumatic valve. A method may comprise detecting a position of a first magnet, wherein the first magnet is fixed to a housing cover of the pneumatic valve; comparing the detected position of the first magnet with a predetermined optimum position of the first magnet, wherein the optimum position is the position of the first magnet when there is a sufficient seal between the housing cover and a housing base of the pneumatic valve; when the detected position of the first magnet is not within a threshold of the optimum position of the first magnet, indicating an insufficient seal between the housing cover and the housing base; and when the detected position of the first magnet is within a threshold of the optimum position of the first magnet, continuing normal operation of the pneumatic valve.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231090

Systems and methods for a tuned mass damper in mems resonators

Systems and methods for a tuned mass damper in mems resonators are provided. In certain implementations, a system for suppressing undesirable vibration modes comprises a micro-electrical mechanical system (mems) resonator, the mems resonator comprising two or more proof masses, comprising; and a plurality of anchors, wherein proof masses in the two or more proof masses are connected to the plurality of anchors through a plurality of flexures. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231031

Hydraulic lock for thrust vector actuator

A hydraulic lock for a thrust vector actuator includes a lock cylinder. The lock cylinder includes at least one slot and at least one bore. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231028

Acoustic damper with resonator members arranged in-parallel

An acoustic damper includes an upstream wall with an inlet aperture and a downstream wall with an outlet aperture. The acoustic damper includes a first resonator that is supported by at least one of the upstream wall and the downstream wall. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231023

Grooved shroud casing treatment for high pressure compressor in a turbine engine

A compressor for a turbine engine includes a shroud having a grooved section including a plurality of groove segments extending radially into a shroud surface. A rotor assembly rotatably supported in the shroud includes a rotor hub and a plurality of rotor blades. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/16/18 / #20180229857

Methods and systems to detect and alert a dynamic rollover condition for an aircraft

A method for providing data associated with rollover of an aircraft is provided. The method detects a potential dynamic rollover condition for the aircraft based on at least one of a current rotor thrust, a slope of terrain surrounding the aircraft, a state of ground contact components, and a position of a lateral center of gravity, by at least one processor onboard the aircraft, wherein the potential dynamic rollover condition indicates imminent rollover of the aircraft occurring within a predetermined period of time; and presents an alert associated with the potential dynamic rollover condition via an aircraft onboard display communicatively coupled to the at least one processor.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/09/18 / #20180228005

System for integrated lighting control, configuration, and metric tracking from multiple locations

A mechanism for control and configuration of a lighting system from a user interface. For instance, a wall module designed as a user interface for a tenant to control the system may be implemented so as to be used not only to control the lighting system but also to configure it. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227650

Configurable secure mobile tool for ami and amr metering systems

Disclosed herein are apparatuses, methods and systems for a configurable and secure mobile tool for advanced metering infrastructure (ami) and automatic meter reading (amr) metering systems, wherein the tool comprises a suite of mobile apps that run on a mobile device (e.g., tablet, smartphone) and have functionality to support the installation, maintenance, service, diagnostics and configuration of meters in ami and amr systems. The mobile app may remotely synchronize through a secure communication channel with a server in communication with a database that contains configuration settings and related data created by an administrator utilizing an administrator station. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227272

System and method for satellite communications link

In one embodiment, a secure communications processor is provided. The secure communications data processor comprises a satellite datalink gateway; wherein the satellite datalink gateway is configured to translate data, to be transmitted to or received from a satellite communications system, from a first internet protocol to at least one of a second internet protocol or another protocol, and to be received by or transmitted from a router; a satellite communications link processor coupled to the satellite datalink gateway; and wherein the secure communications data processor is configured to be coupled between at least one router and a satellite communications radio system, and to be installed in a vehicle separately from the at least one router and the satellite communications radio system.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227239

Efficient message combining communication exchange system

A method of compressing messages into a message block is provided. The method includes monitoring a router queue of a first communication hub for short messages that are waiting to be transmitted to the same second communication hub. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/09/18 / #20180225989

Compressed edge map representation for image aided navigation

A method of generating a map for image aided navigation comprises detecting one or more edges in one or more terrain images, and obtaining a compressed edge representation of the one or more edges. The compressed edge representation is obtained by a method comprising fitting a geometric form or other mathematical model to the one or more edges, calculating one or more coefficients based on the fitted geometric form or other mathematical model, and storing the one or more coefficients in a database for use in generating the map for image aided navigation.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/09/18 / #20180225945

On-duty/off-duty work alternation planning based on sensed physiological and activity parameters

A system and method for alerting an on-duty operator of the need to transfer operational control to an off-duty operator includes processing first and second physiological and activity data from the on-duty operator and the off-duty operator, respectively. The processor compares the fatigue state of the on-duty operator to a predetermined fatigue state threshold, and the rest state of the off-duty operator to a predetermined rest state threshold. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/09/18 / #20180225444

Systems and methods for provisioning a camera with a dynamic qr code and a ble connection

Some methods can include a user device establishing a bluetooth connection with a camera, the user device receiving a camera pin from the camera via the bluetooth connection, the user device generating and displaying a qr code including the camera pin and a device pin, the user device receiving a message from the camera via the bluetooth connection, and the user device confirming that the message includes the device pin. Some methods can include the camera establishing the bluetooth connection with the user device, the camera transmitting the camera pin to the user device via the bluetooth connection, the camera capturing an image of the qr code including the camera pin and the device pin displayed on the user interface, the camera confirming that the qr code includes the camera pin, and the camera transmitting a message including the device pin to the user device via the bluetooth connection.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/09/18 / #20180224308

Flow sensor heater circuit calibration

A heater control circuit in a fluid flow sensor. The circuit comprises first, second, and third resistors, a heater resistor, a trimmable resistor, and a switch. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/09/18 / #20180224299

Whispering gallery mode based range-resolved air data system

A system for obtaining air data for a vehicle comprises a laser device that emits laser light pulses, and transmit optics that transmits the light pulses into an external air volume adjacent to the vehicle. The system also includes receive optics that collects scattered portions of the light pulses from the external air volume, and a whispering gallery mode (wgm) frequency discriminator that receives the scattered portions of the light pulses from the receive optics. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/09/18 / #20180224143

Hvac control with a remote user interface and a remote temperature sensor

An illustrative hvac controller may include a communication module for wirelessly communicating with a network and wiring terminals for receiving a wired connection to a remote temperature sensor that is situated remote from the hvac controller and in a living space of the building. A controller may be operably coupled to the communication module and the wiring terminals and may be configured to implement a thermostat control algorithm to generate one or more control signals, wherein the one or more control signals are provided by a wired connection to the hvac system to control one or more hvac components of the hvac system. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/09/18 / #20180223420

Frictionless forged aluminum alloy sputtering target with improved properties

A sputtering target comprising a forged aluminum material having an average grain size between about 15 and 55 microns. The aluminum material has at least one of the following: a homogeneous texture with minimal texture banding as measured by banding factor b below about 0.01; a texture gradient h of less than 0.2; or either weak (200) texture or near random texture characterized by maximum intensity of inverse pole figure less than 3 times random in multiple directions.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/09/18 / #20180222601

Fire-and electromagnetic interference (emi)-resistant aircraft components and methods for manufacturing the same

Fire- and electromagnetic interference (emi)-resistant aircraft components and methods for manufacturing the same are provided. A fire-and emi-resistant aircraft component includes an article comprised of a polymeric material. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219994

Geo-fencing in a building automation system

A mobile device having location services may store information pertaining to a geo-fence that is associated with a user of the mobile device and assigned to a location. The mobile device may identify a current location of the mobile device and store data pertaining to the location of the mobile device. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219724

Systems and methods for dynamic output control hierarchy for wireless fire systems and for fire protection before and during the installation thereof

Systems and methods for dynamic output control hierarchy for wireless fire systems and for fire protection before and during the installation thereof are provided. Systems can include a fire system control panel, a gateway device coupled to the control panel, and a mesh network coupled to the gateway device. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219236

Fuel cell based power generator and fuel cartridge

A power generator includes a power generator cavity adapted to receive a fuel cartridge, a protrusion disposed with in the cavity to engage a check valve of the fuel cartridge, a fuel cell to convert hydrogen and oxygen to electricity and to generate water vapor, and a passage to transport hydrogen from the cavity to the fuel cell and water vapor to the cavity.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180218890

Sputtering coil product and method of making

A high surface area coil for use with a physical vapor deposition apparatus comprising a first surface. At least a portion of the first surface has a macrotexture with a surface roughness between about 15 μm and about 150 μm. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180218620

Air traffic control flight management

Methods, devices, and systems for air traffic control (atc) flight management are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive airport information associated with an airport, generate, using the airport information, an atc flight management analysis that includes an airport map showing locations of aircraft at the airport and a card panel including a number of flight cards, where each respective one of the number of flight cards corresponds to a different respective one of the aircraft at the airport, and a user interface to display the atc flight management analysis in a single integrated display.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180218616

Air traffic control flight management

Methods, devices, and systems for air traffic control flight management are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive airport information associated with an airport, generate, using the airport information, a card panel including a number of flight cards, wherein each respective one of the number of flight cards corresponds to a different respective aircraft at the airport, and a user interface configured to display the card panel in a timeline view in a single integrated display.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180218593

Portable security device that communicates with home security system monitoring service

A security system may include a home security system that is connected to a remote monitoring service as well as a portable security device that can travel with an individual when they are away from home. The portable security device may communicate with the same monitoring service as the home security system, and may in fact be linked to the same user account as that used for their home security system. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180218307

Global benchmarking for a terminal automation solution

A method of automated remote terminal benchmarking includes providing a computing system including a processor having an associated memory which implements a benchmarking algorithm. The benchmarking algorithm implements receiving raw data associated with a plurality of key performance indicator (kpis) including real-time data from different bulk liquid terminals spanning sites across a plurality of continents, and calculating a global target benchmark value or global target benchmark range for at least a first of the plurality of kpis from the raw data. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180218278

Devices, systems, and methods for model centric data storage

Devices, methods, systems, and computer-readable media for model centric data storage are described herein. One or more embodiments include system for model centric data storage, comprising: a computing device to: extract data within a first time period from a number of sensors utilized to determine state data for an environment within a building and state data for devices within the building, determine model parameters utilized to generate a model corresponding to the building based on the extracted data, and generate the model including a predicted state of the environment within the building and a predicted state of the devices within the building for a second time period utilizing streaming data corresponding to the second time period with the model parameters.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180218189

Industrial design for consumer device based scanning and mobility

A data entry and scanning apparatus that includes a commercially available mobile device wherein said commercially available mobile device with a touch screen display, a processor, and a wireless communications network access point, a scanning device, an interface, and a power source that external to the commercially available mobile device and connected to the interface, and a casing that does not cover the touch screen display.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217044

Forward scatter in particulate matter sensor

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for detecting particulate matter in the air. A particulate matter sensor may comprise an airflow channel; a light source configured to pass light through the airflow channel; an airflow generator configured to generate airflow into the airflow channel; a waveguide configured to direct light from the light source after it passes through the airflow channel and scatters off of particulate matter within the airflow channel; a photodiode configured to receive light scattered by the waveguide; and a computing device coupled to the photodiode having a processor and a memory storing instructions which, when executed by the processor, determines a mass concentration of particles in the airflow channel based on an output of the photodiode.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217018

Membrane isolated, gel-filled force sensor

Embodiments generally relate to assembly and methods for detecting force. A force sensor assembly may comprise a sense element, an isolation medium, a thin membrane, and a substrate. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180216773

Fusion tee outlet abandonment device

A system and method are provided for abandoning a tee assembly. The tee assembly comprises a tee member, a plug, and a retention member. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180216632

Variable vane devices containing rotationally-driven translating vane structures and methods for the production thereof

Variable vane devices containing rotationally-driven translating vane structures are provided, as are methods for fabricating variable vane devices. In one embodiment, the variable vane device includes a flow assembly having a centerline, an annular flow passage extending through the flow assembly, cam mechanisms, and rotationally-driven translating vane structures coupled to the flow assembly and rotatable relative thereto. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180216494

Sheet metal turbine housing with containment dampers

Turbine housing assemblies and related turbocharger systems are provided. One exemplary turbine housing assembly includes an inner shell defining an inner inlet portion and a volute portion providing an outer contour of a volute, an outer shell surrounding the volute portion and defining an outer inlet portion circumscribing the inner inlet portion, and one or more energy absorbing members coupled to an inner surface of the outer shell between the outer shell and the inner shell. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180216492

Sheet metal turbine housing and related turbocharger systems

Turbine housing assemblies and related turbocharger systems are provided. One exemplary turbine housing assembly includes a bypass valve assembly structure including a guide portion, an inner sheet metal shell including an inner inlet portion and a volute portion providing an outer contour of a volute, wherein an end of the inner inlet portion is surrounded by the guide portion and spaced apart from the bypass valve assembly structure, and an outer sheet metal shell radially surrounding at least a portion of the volute portion and including an outer inlet portion surrounding the inner inlet portion and contacting the guide portion of the bypass valve assembly structure.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180216491

Sheet metal turbine housing with cast core

Turbine housing assemblies and related turbocharger systems are provided. One exemplary turbine housing assembly includes a core structure having a voided inner region defining an axial outlet and an outer surface defining an inner contour of a volute and an inner sheet metal shell having an inner base portion defining an inlet in fluid communication with the volute and a volute portion defining an outer contour of the volute, wherein at least a portion of the core structure defining the axial outlet extends in an axial direction through an opening in the inner sheet metal shell defined by the volute portion. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180216490

Sheet metal turbine housing with biaxial volute configuration

Turbine housing assemblies and related turbocharger systems are provided. One exemplary turbine housing assembly includes and inner shell and an outer shell. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/02/18 / #20180215481

Light emitting diode lamp assembly

A light emitting diode (led) lamp assembly includes a base including an electrical connector adapted to electrically engage a socket. A thermally conductive enclosure is coupled to the base, and a printed circuit board is disposed within the thermally conductive enclosure. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180213190

Systems and methods for customizing a personalized user interface using face recognition

Systems and methods for customizing a personalized user interface of an ip video door phone using face recognition are provided. Methods can include receiving an image of a user captured by a camera, performing face recognition processing on the image to identify an age of the user, identifying a customized user interface associated with the age of the user, and causing a display screen to display the customized user interface.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180211819

Particle trap for sputtering coil and method of making

Disclosed herein is a sputtering chamber component comprising a particle trap, the particle trap comprising a patterned macrotexture formed on at least a portion of a surface of the sputtering chamber component. The patterned macrotexture has indentations having a depth and is arranged in a repeating pattern. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180211666

Voice control of an integrated room automation system

A voice controlled room automation system that includes a speaker device situated in a guest room, a hotel automation controller operatively coupled to one or more components in the guest room, and a web service operatively coupled to the speaker device and the hotel automation controller. The web service is configured to receiving voice commands from the speaker device, process the voice command using speech recognition, interpret the voice command to determine a corresponding command for the hotel automation controller, and transmit the corresponding command to the hotel automation controller. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180211502

Apparatus and approach for accurate monitoring of space

An intrusion device having an electromagnetic wave transmitter and receiver with a transmitting and receiving antenna, respectively. The transmitter and receiver may be connected to a microcontroller. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180211458

Systems and methods for time-bound homogenous consecutive events triggering a procedure in an access control host system

Systems and methods for time-bound homogeneous consecutive events triggering a procedure in an access control host system are provided. Some methods can include receiving notifications of a plurality of events occurring in an access control system, identifying an event trigger when at least some of the plurality of events are homogeneous, time-bound, and consecutive, and, responsive to identifying the event trigger, transmitting an instruction to at least one device in the access control system for execution of a procedure associated with the event trigger.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180211261

Apparatus and method for qualifying data automatically generated from an unqualified system

In one embodiment, a method is provided. The method comprises: receiving data, automatically generated in an unqualified system, configured to at least one of: control a vehicle management system in a vehicle, and obtain data from the vehicle management system; verifying integrity of the data; if the integrity of the data is verified, then qualifying the data; and if the data is qualified, then providing data to at least one qualified system in the vehicle management system.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210863

Method of performing variance calculations in real-time for in-situ instant variance measurements for low power applications

A system for performing real-time variance analysis of data measurements comprises a data source, and a data processing unit in operative communication with the data source. The data processing unit is configured to receive data measurement values output from the data source and comprises a processer, and a memory device that includes instructions executable by the processor for a real-time algorithm that performs variance calculations for the data measurement values. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210792

Systems and methods for processing data in security systems using parallelism, stateless queries, data slicing, or asynchronous pull mechanisms

Systems and methods for processing data using parallelism, stateless queries, data slicing, and/or asynchronous pull are provided. Some methods can include each of a plurality of data pull devices of a central server retrieving data from a respective one of a plurality of regional server databases, wherein a number of the plurality of data pull devices equals a number of the plurality of regional server databases, and wherein the plurality of data pull devices function asynchronously. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210636

Methods and apparatus for dynamically updating drop zone data during flight

A method for computing drop zone data onboard an aircraft is provided. The method obtains, by a processor, current drop zone parameters for an air drop, during flight of the aircraft; receives, by the processor, changes to dynamic conditions associated with operation of the aircraft, wherein the dynamic conditions comprise at least one of wind speed, drop altitude, current temperature, angle of approach, aircraft speed, and number of stages of planned drop; calculates, by the processor, updated drop zone parameters, based on the current drop zone parameters and the changes to the dynamic conditions; and presents the updated drop zone parameters, via a display device.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210436

Integrated digital twin for an industrial facility

A method of process monitoring of an industrial process involving a tangible run an industrial facility includes providing an integrated facility digital twin (dt) implemented by a computer system which implements an aggregation algorithm that utilizes models including a plurality of inter-related static models for the industrial facility including an asset model that describes devices and systems in the industrial facility including sensors coupled to processing equipment and a flowsheet model, and dynamic models of the industrial facility including calculation models, symptom and fault models, dynamic simulation models, and machine learning models. The aggregation algorithm using outputs from the static models and dynamic model, generates an aggregated view including performance alerts for at least one of the process equipment and industrial process based on a current performance of the industrial process.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180209853

Equipment and method for three-dimensional radiance and gas species field estimation in an open combustion environment

Process for measuring emission for a flame in an open combustion environment. A captured image is received from each of a plurality of image capturing devices in at least one selected spectral band. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180209680

Battery compartment for an hvac controller

An hvac controller may include a first sub-assembly and a second sub-assembly releasably securable to the first sub-assembly. The first sub-assembly may include a housing having the back and a cover, a printed circuit board at least substantially enclosed by the housing, a battery compartment formed in the back of the housing for receiving one or more batteries, and a display exposed for viewing through an aperture in the cover of the housing for viewing the display by a user. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180209676

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system controller

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) controllers are described herein. One method includes receiving an approximate relationship between each of a number of controlled and manipulated variables of an hvac system, designating one of the number of controlled variables as a primary controlled variable, determining operating parameters for each of the number of manipulated variables that maintain the primary controlled variable based, at least in part, on the approximate relationship between the primary controlled variable and each respective manipulated variable, and determining operating parameters for each of the number of manipulated variables that maintain each of the other controlled variables based, at least in part, on the approximate relationship between each respective other controlled variable and each respective manipulated variable and the determined operating parameters for each of the number of manipulated variables that maintain the primary controlled variable.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180209508

Three parameter isolators containing rolling seal damper assemblies

Embodiments of three parameter isolators including rolling seal damper assemblies are provided. In one embodiment, the three parameter isolator includes first and second isolator end portions, which are opposed along a working axis. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180209376

Aircraft thrust reverser system with alternate reverse thrust load path

A thrust reverser system for a gas turbine engine includes a support structure, a transcowl, and an actuator. The transcowl is mounted on the support structure and is axially translatable between a stowed position and a deployed position. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180209348

Gas turbine engine including a rectifierless electronic control unit and method for supplying power to same

A gas turbine engine comprises an electronic control unit adapted to control functions of the gas turbine engine and having a dc power input unit coupled to receive dc supply power and an ignition igniter coupled thereto. The ignition exciter includes an ac power input unit adapted to receive ac power from an ac power source within the gas turbine engine, a power rectification unit coupled to receive the ac power from the ac power source and configured, upon receipt thereof, to rectify the ac power into dc power, and a dc power output unit coupled to receive the dc power from the power rectification unit and configured to supply the dc power to the dc power input unit of the electronic control unit as dc supply power and/or the ignition igniter.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/26/18 / #20180208796

Gap filling dielectric materials

A composition for planarizing a semiconductor device surface includes poly(methyl silsesquioxane) resin, at least one of a quaternary ammonium salt and an aminopropyltriethoxysilane salt, and at least one solvent. The poly(methyl silsesquioxane) resin ranges from 1 wt. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/19/18 / #20180205366

Apparatus and method for performing a consistency testing using non-linear filters that provide predictive probability density functions

. . A method is provided. The method comprises: initializing at least one non-linear filter configured to provide at least one predictive measurement estimate probability density function; obtaining measurement data; determining if the measurement data is consistent; and if the measurement data is consistent, then estimating at least one state parameter with the at least one non-linear filter using the measurement data.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/19/18 / #20180205103

Power source with wireless capability

A power source includes a container, a hydrogen fuel disposed within the container, a fuel cell wrapped around the hydrogen fuel within the container, electronics supported within the container and coupled to receive current from the fuel cell, a sensor coupled to the electronics to provide data representative of a sensed condition, and a charge storage device within the container and coupled to provide current to the electronics.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

07/19/18 / #20180204770

Removable temporary protective layers for use in semiconductor manufacturing

A method for temporarily protecting a semiconductor device wafer during processing includes preparing a solution including poly(vinyl alcohol) and water, coating the device wafer with the prepared solution, baking the coated device wafer to form a protective layer, processing the baked device wafer, and dissolving the protective layer from the processed wafer with a solvent at a temperature not less than 65° c. The solvent includes water. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/19/18 / #20180204701

Apparatuses, systems, and methods for ion traps

Apparatuses, systems, and methods for ion traps are described herein. One apparatus includes a number of microwave (mw) rails and a number of radio frequency (rf) rails formed with substantially parallel longitudinal axes and with substantially coplanar upper surfaces. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/19/18 / #20180204162

Assigning spaces in a building based on comfort models

Methods, devices, and systems for assigning spaces in a building based on comfort models are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive occupant feedback for a number of occupants of a building, receive a number of variables associated with the building, generate a comfort model for each respective occupant of the building using the occupant feedback and the number of variables associated with the building, and assign each respective occupant to a space in the building based on the comfort model generated for each respective occupant and the number of variables associated with the building.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/19/18 / #20180204134

Expert-augmented machine learning for condition monitoring

A method of assisted machine learning for condition monitoring for process equipment or process health includes providing a subject matter expert (sme) assisted monitoring rule generation algorithm for generating mathematical monitoring rules. The algorithm implements receiving sme rating instructions whether to include or ignore each of a plurality of time-series data samples which include at least one process parameter in a pattern, a time stamp and the process equipment the data is sensed from and the equipment's location in the process to provide sme selected time-series data samples, and an initial first rule precursor. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203100

Quality metric for ranging sensor in a degraded visual environment for a situational awareness system

A method of updating a probabilistic evidence grid used for navigation is provided. The method includes sensing a plurality of defined physical cells with at least one sensor at least one time to gather sensor data regarding the content of the defined physical cells. ... Honeywell International Inc








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