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Number: 356/3
Name: Optics: measuring and testing > Range or remote distance finding
Description: Subject matter comprising instruments to measure the distance between an observer and a remote point or to measure the distance between two points remote from the observer.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
356/9 Base line instrument (i.e., base is a part of instrument) 10
356/20 External basis type 6
356/6 Instrument condition testing or indicating 24
356/7 Periscope or offset type 5
356/3.01 Triangulation ranging to a point with one projected beam 377
356/3.1 Triangulation ranging to a point with two or more projected beams 141
356/3.13 Triangulation ranging with photodetection, but with no projected beam 40
356/4.01 With photodetection 1,084
356/8 With view finder 15

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712501 Method and device for surface scanning of a patient Apr. 29, 2014
8705012 Device for optically scanning and measuring an environment Apr. 22, 2014
8692979 Laser sensor system based on self-mixing interference Apr. 8, 2014
8642938 Shared time of flight pixel Feb. 4, 2014
8638425 Distance-measuring device with increased signal-to-noise ratio and method thereof Jan. 28, 2014
8634594 Method and apparatus for capturing, geolocating and measuring oblique images Jan. 21, 2014
8625850 Environment recognition device and environment recognition method Jan. 7, 2014
8625082 Display apparatus Jan. 7, 2014
8605150 Single image DC-removal method for increasing the precision of two-dimensional fourier transform profilometry Dec. 10, 2013
8599362 Rangefinder with head covering attachments Dec. 3, 2013
8593644 White light optical profilometer for measuring complex surfaces Nov. 26, 2013
8576380 Method and apparatus for using gestures to control a laser tracker Nov. 5, 2013
8504317 Position calibration information collecting apparatus, position calibration information collecting method, and position calibration information collecting program Aug. 6, 2013
8499234 System for communication through spatial bulletin board Jul. 30, 2013
8494224 Perspective improvement for image and video applications Jul. 23, 2013
8489369 Methods for calculating multimode fiber system bandwidth and manufacturing improved multimode fiber Jul. 16, 2013
8462318 Distance-measuring system with correction function and method thereof Jun. 11, 2013
8447563 Method and system for determination of detection probability or a target object based on a range May. 21, 2013
8427632 Image sensor with laser for range measurements Apr. 23, 2013
8416396 Methods and apparatus for optical amplitude modulated wavefront shaping Apr. 9, 2013
8400644 Means and method for measuring an elevator hoistway Mar. 19, 2013
8395759 Device for optical distance measurement Mar. 12, 2013
8384002 Multi-focal intraocular lens system and methods Feb. 26, 2013
8368872 Method for determining planting ball number of camera module Feb. 5, 2013
8370105 System for detecting position of underwater vehicle Feb. 5, 2013
8363210 Three dimensional feature location from an excavator Jan. 29, 2013
8363907 System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination Jan. 29, 2013
8345268 Beam irradiation device Jan. 1, 2013
8331625 Distance measuring device and method, and computer program Dec. 11, 2012
8297820 Light-pipe based identification and location signaling light Oct. 30, 2012
8290214 Indication position calculation system, indicator for indication position calculation system, game system, and indication position calculation method for user input in dynamic gaming systems Oct. 16, 2012
8279422 Measuring the movement characteristics of an object Oct. 2, 2012
8242948 High fidelity simulation of synthetic aperture radar Aug. 14, 2012
8233666 Method and apparatus for capturing, geolocating and measuring oblique images Jul. 31, 2012
8233143 Three dimensional image sensor Jul. 31, 2012
8224064 System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination Jul. 17, 2012
8224032 Apparatus and method for monitoring a spatial area, in particular for safeguarding a hazardous area of an automatically operated installation Jul. 17, 2012
8212997 Chromatic confocal point sensor optical pen with extended measuring range Jul. 3, 2012
8204341 Method and apparatus for capturing, geolocating and measuring oblique images Jun. 19, 2012
8194251 Method for operating a dual beam chromatic point sensor system for simultaneously measuring two surface regions Jun. 5, 2012
8180108 Method for determining the distance of visibility for a driver of a vehicle May. 15, 2012
8164037 Co-boresighted dual-mode SAL/IR seeker including a SAL spreader Apr. 24, 2012
8154438 Registration of latitude/longitude coordinates using range detection sensors and digital nautical charts Apr. 10, 2012
8112146 Three-dimensional imaging using a luminescent surface and a differentially attenuating medium Feb. 7, 2012
8098897 Multi dimensional imaging system Jan. 17, 2012
8068643 Method and apparatus for capturing, geolocating and measuring oblique images Nov. 29, 2011
8051597 Scout sniper observation scope Nov. 8, 2011
8020769 Handheld automatic target acquisition system Sep. 20, 2011
7995799 Method and apparatus for capturing geolocating and measuring oblique images Aug. 9, 2011
7995188 Method of estimating a distance Aug. 9, 2011

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