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Zero-Energy Wireless Channel Capacity Enhancement

Executive SummaryThis technology is a set of novel packet position modulation (PPM) standards based on the modulation of inter packet intervals for zero-energy data transmission in transmit only sensor networks and Internet-of-Things applications with restrictive energy budgets. Packet data transmissions in wireless sensor networks are often scheduled...
Published: 7/2/2019   |   Inventor(s): Subir Biswas, Dezhi Feng, Saptarshi Das
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Communication, Computer Hardware, Telecommunications and Internet

Rapid Robust Eye Tracking for Virtual Reality

Executive SummaryEye tracking is essential for progress in virtual reality devices, which may be used for entertainment, medical evaluations and treatment, training, advertising and retail applications. Current eye tracking technologies are based on video oculography (VOG) which is slow and expensive, both in parts and power consumption. An alternative...
Published: 1/23/2019   |   Inventor(s): Oleg Komogortsev, Raimondas Zemblys
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Computer Hardware, Computer Software

A Multiband Sensing Unit

Executive SummaryWireless sensing can be utilized to monitor multiple targets in various fields, including biomedical, civil engineering, automation, aerospace, and defense. Conventional radio waves do not travel well through conductive mediums, such as metal and sea water. This poses an issue for certain applications, like monitoring the corrosion...

Linearization and Efficiency Enhancement Techniques for Digital Wireless Transmitters

Executive SummaryWireless digital transmitters offer numerous benefits versus conventional analog systems, including reduced footprint and power consumption. A recent innovation developed at MSU can help further these advantages, while also enhancing performance linearity. Description of TechnologyOur novel design improves system performance for Class-G...
Published: 9/25/2018   |   Inventor(s): Sangmin Yoo, Si-Wook Yoo
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Communication, Computer Hardware, Devices, Telecommunications and Internet

Controlled Wetting and Spreading of Silver on Ceramics Using Porous Nickel Interlayers

Executive SummaryCeramic substrates such as alumina, aluminum nitride, or beryllium oxide are highly thermally conductive and can dissipate heat quickly across a surface, preventing heat build-up and improving the life of the semiconductors junctions on a printed circuit board (PCB). Therefore, ceramic substrates are ideal for high amperage and high...
Published: 8/21/2018   |   Inventor(s): Quan Zhou, Jason Nicholas, Thomas Bieler
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Electrical, Advanced Materials, Computer Hardware, Materials

RFID Tag-Reader System for Long Range Remote Sensing and Identification

Executive SummaryRFID tags are employed in a multitude of applications and industries, such as transportation, animal identification, retail and many others. However, these applications are typically limited to instances where there is free access to the location of the RFID chip. This MSU developed technology allows a RFID tag to be implemented in...
Published: 8/2/2018   |   Inventor(s): Premjeet Chahal, Saikat Mondal
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Computer Hardware, Devices, Electrical, Packaging, Telecommunications and Internet

A Gating Grid Driver for Time Projection Chamber

Executive SummaryTime Projection Chambers (TPCs) are uniquely useful in analyzing nuclear reactions and resulting particles. These devices rely on fast gating systems to allow or deny entry of particles into the detection area; without which they would not be functional. MSU researchers have developed a novel gating grid driver system for TPCs. Due...

An Intelligent Home-Based Sensing System for Indoor Air Quality Analytics

Executive SummaryAirSense provides homeowners with a tool to monitor and mitigate indoor air pollutants. This intelligent indoor air quality (IAQ) monitoring and analytics system works with air quality sensors to automatically detect pollution, identify its sources, determine its risk level and provide actionable suggestions to improve air quality.Description...
Published: 11/8/2017   |   Inventor(s): Mi Zhang, Biyi Fang, Taiwoo Park, Qiumin Xu
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Computer Software, Communication, Computer Hardware

User Authentication via Keyboard Typing Behavior

Executive SummaryBiometrics (the measurement and analysis of physical or behavioral characteristics) can be used to identify and authenticate an individual, and to manage access to sensitive information or resources. A limitation with use of a single-point physical biometric (such as a fingerprint) is that access may be granted indefinitely, even after...
Published: 11/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Xiaoming Liu, Joseph Roth, Dimitris Metaxas
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Computer Software, Defense, Computer Hardware

User Authentication via Keyboard Typing Sound

Executive SummaryBiometrics (the measurement and analysis of physical or behavioral characteristics) can be used to identify and authenticate an individual, and to manage access to sensitive information or resources. A limitation with use of a single-point physical biometric (such as a fingerprint) is that access may be granted indefinitely, even after...
Published: 11/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Xiaoming Liu, Joseph Roth, Arun Ross, Dimitris Metaxas
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Computer Software, Defense, Computer Hardware
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