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Number: 367/103
Name: Communications, electrical: acoustic wave systems and devices > Echo systems > Distance or direction finding > With beam steering, scanning, or focussing
Description: Subject matter in which directional characteristics of a transmitter or receiver are controlled so that the pattern of transmitted or received acoustic wave energy is varied or caused to converge.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
367/104 By transducer movement 85
367/105 Transducer switching or gating 147

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8532822 System and method for determining the location of a machine Sep. 10, 2013
8390181 Electronic array probe for ultrasonic imaging Mar. 5, 2013
8320216 Active sonar system and active sonar method using fuzzy logic Nov. 27, 2012
8213740 Coherent image correlation Jul. 3, 2012
8077548 Multibeam sounder Dec. 13, 2011
8046103 System and method for determining the location of a machine Oct. 25, 2011
7924171 Parking assist apparatus and method Apr. 12, 2011
7894303 Detection device, detection program and detection method Feb. 22, 2011
7889600 Sonar systems Feb. 15, 2011
7833158 Methods and apparatus for beamforming applications Nov. 16, 2010
7817805 System and method for steering the directional response of a microphone to a moving acoustic source Oct. 19, 2010
7760891 Focused hypersonic communication Jul. 20, 2010
7746220 Moving object detection apparatus Jun. 29, 2010
7731661 Method for imaging the mechanical properties of tissue Jun. 8, 2010
7729203 Side scan sonar imaging system with associated GPS data Jun. 1, 2010
7678048 Medical diagnostic ultrasound system and method Mar. 16, 2010
7635332 System and method of operating microfabricated ultrasonic transducers for harmonic imaging Dec. 22, 2009
7606114 Systems and methods implementing frequency-steered acoustic arrays for 2D and 3D imaging Oct. 20, 2009
7508737 Ultrasound receive beamformer Mar. 24, 2009
7502278 Analog beamformers for continuous wave ultrasonic receivers Mar. 10, 2009
7463553 Underwater detection device Dec. 9, 2008
RE40456 Acoustic wave imaging apparatus and method Aug. 12, 2008
7289390 Ultrasonic transmitting/receiving apparatus and scanning sonar employing same Oct. 30, 2007
7289389 Resolving directional information in sonar arrays Oct. 30, 2007
7248962 System for influencing the speed of a motor vehicle Jul. 24, 2007
7239263 Platform shake compensation method in synthetic aperture processing system Jul. 3, 2007
7187320 Matched maneuver detector Mar. 6, 2007
7173879 High resolution obstacle avoidance and bottom mapping array processing technique Feb. 6, 2007
7151714 Apparatus for measuring the instantaneous distance between the stern of a vessel and a fixed structure such as quay, a jetty or a landing stage Dec. 19, 2006
7133326 Method and system for synthetic aperture sonar Nov. 7, 2006
7123546 Processing technique for forward looking sonar Oct. 17, 2006
7109918 Nonlinear beam forming and beam shaping aperture system Sep. 19, 2006
7046582 Method and system for synthetic aperture sonar May. 16, 2006
6999378 Parallel GCS structure for adaptive beamforming under equalization constraints Feb. 14, 2006
6926671 Ultrasonic imaging apparatus and method Aug. 9, 2005
6901802 Acoustic sensors using microstructures tunable with energy other than acoustic energy Jun. 7, 2005
6870793 Automatically tracking scanning sonar Mar. 22, 2005
6868043 Beam broadening with maximum power in array transducers Mar. 15, 2005
6868042 Data-based signal definition for frequency domain adaptive beamforming algorithms Mar. 15, 2005
6856577 Method and apparatus for forming a reception beam Feb. 15, 2005
6839303 Matched filter, receiving beam-forming apparatus and sonar system Jan. 4, 2005
6822928 Adaptive sonar signal processing method and system Nov. 23, 2004
6778468 Automatically tracking scanning sonar Aug. 17, 2004
6721235 Steerable beamforming system Apr. 13, 2004
6695783 Multiline ultrasound beamformers Feb. 24, 2004
6678210 Frequency division beamforming for sonar arrays Jan. 13, 2004
6660001 Myocardial revascularization-optical reflectance catheter and method Dec. 9, 2003
6651504 Acoustic sensors using microstructures tunable with energy other than acoustic energy Nov. 25, 2003
6643588 Geometric based path prediction method using moving and stop objects Nov. 4, 2003
6622562 Multi pre-focused annular array for high resolution ultrasound imaging Sep. 23, 2003

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