Patents Assigned to Honeywell International Inc.
  • Publication number: 20170358219
    Abstract: A system and method for displaying a current state and a future state of a vehicle on a display associated with the vehicle are provided. The method includes: receiving flight plan data for a selected flight plan and a plurality of legs associated with the selected flight plan from a source of flight plan data; determining, with a processor, a current state of the vehicle with respect to one of the plurality of legs based on sensor data; determining, with the processor, a current target state for the vehicle with respect to one of the plurality of legs based on the flight plan data; determining a divergence of the current state based on a difference between the current state and the current target state; and generating a user interface for display that illustrates the divergence of the current state with respect to the one of the plurality of legs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2016
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Applicant: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Tanushree Maiti Garai, Kiran Mancheiah Venkataramana, Mohan Gowda Chandrashekarappa
  • Publication number: 20170357618
    Abstract: A method for obtaining flight data for one or more recent flights of an aircraft is provided. The method extracts, via a communication device, avionics data from a data communication bus onboard the aircraft; identifies electronic logbook data and aircraft performance data, based on the extracted avionics data; incorporates the electronic logbook data into an electronic logbook to create an updated electronic logbook; creates a summary of the one or more recent flights, based on the aircraft performance data; and presents, via a display device, the updated electronic logbook and the summary of the one or more recent flights.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2016
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Applicant: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Chris Hamblin, Sean Caufield
  • Publication number: 20170357244
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for designing casting and finished component models used to fabricate corresponding casting hardware for a casted component and mechanical components fabricated therefrom. One exemplary method involves identifying a first subset of machined casting surfaces in a casting model of the casted component, identifying a second subset of machined feature surfaces in a finished model of the mechanical component, determining respective machine stock values associated the machined feature surfaces based on distances between the respective machined feature surfaces and the machined casting surfaces, and providing graphical indicia of the respective machine stock values that are influenced by the relationship between the respective machine stock values and a machine stock threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2016
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Applicant: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Kiran Kumar Thimmegowda, Raghavendra Gattu, Karthik Ananthakrishna, Sujai S, Raghavendra Koneri
  • Patent number: 9841499
    Abstract: A motion detector includes a microwave-based module to detect movement. Intermediate processing circuitry is coupled to an output from the module. The processing circuitry is activated intermittently to produce first and second pulsed output signals. Cross-correlation circuitry processes the two signals to produce a motion indicating output signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventor: David Ding
  • Patent number: 9842388
    Abstract: Systems and methods for location aware augmented vision aircraft monitoring and inspection are provided. In one embodiment, a method for location aware augmented vision assisted aircraft inspection and monitoring comprises: obtaining status information regarding an aircraft from an on-board aircraft network; obtaining a user location from a user carried augmented vision display device; refining a first data set from the status information based at least in part on the user location; wirelessly transmitting the first data set to the user carried augmented vision display device; determining an orientation of the user carried augmented vision display device with respect to the aircraft; and displaying at least a subset of the first data set on the user carried augmented vision display device, wherein the subset of the first data set is determined at least in part based on the orientation of the user carried augmented vision display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Fannon Lamkin, Matthew Warpinski, Duke Buster
  • Patent number: 9841775
    Abstract: Systems and methods for ultra-precision regulated voltage are provided. In one embodiment, a voltage regulated power supply device comprises: a precision reference voltage generator comprising a current regulator network supplying current into a voltage reference node, and a voltage regulator network applying a voltage potential to the voltage reference node, wherein at least one of the current regulator network or the voltage regulator network comprise a random variance statistical mitigation architecture; and a power amplifier coupled to voltage reference node, where the voltage reference node provides a constant voltage reference to the power amplifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventor: Thomas J. Bingel
  • Patent number: 9842812
    Abstract: Embodiments herein provide for a self-destructing chip including at least a first die and a second die. The first die includes an electronic circuit, and the second die is composed of one or more polymers that disintegrates at a first temperature. The second die defines a plurality of chambers, wherein a first subset of the chambers contain a material that reacts with oxygen in an exothermic manner. A second subset of the chambers contain an etchant to etch materials of the first die. In response to a trigger event, the electronic circuit is configured to expose the material in the first subset of chambers to oxygen in order to heat the second die to at least the first temperature, and is configured to release the etchant from the second subset of the chambers to etch the first die.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Steven Tin, Jeffrey James Kriz, Steven J. Eickhoff, Jeff A. Ridley, Amit Lal, Christopher Ober, Serhan Ardanuc, Ved Gund, Alex Ruyack, Katherine Camera
  • Patent number: 9842991
    Abstract: A configuration for a carbon nanotube (CNT) based memory device can include multiple CNT elements in order to increase memory cell yield by reducing the times when a memory cell gets stuck at a high state or a low state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: David K. Nelson, Keith W. Golke
  • Patent number: 9842440
    Abstract: Systems and methods of security enhancement in a security panel are provided. Some systems can include a security system and a keyfob. The security system can identify the keyfob, receive user input identifying a valid user pass code, and transmit the valid user pass code to the keyfob. The keyfob can save the received valid user pass code, receive user input identifying a first user input mechanism, receive user input identifying a sequence of user input mechanisms, determine whether the received sequence of user input mechanisms corresponds to the saved valid user pass code, and responsive to a valid correspondence, transmit a signal to the security system with instructions to execute an action associated with the first user input mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Jun Wu, Yekun Gao, Song Li
  • Patent number: 9844158
    Abstract: The present invention provides a locking mechanism in a mobile terminal and method of manufacturing the same. The locking mechanism comprises a lock button, a slide latch, and spring member. The slide latch may slide between a first position and a second position and comprises a hole and snaps, the hole is on the top of the slide latch and extends through the slide latch, the snaps are at the front side of the slide latch. The lock button is in the hole and comprises a press part and a support part, the support part being connected to the press part and extending downward from the press part through the hole to be in contact with the contact part on the spring member; the spring member is fixed with the slide latch and comprises an spring reaction part, a contact part and a protrusion part, the contact part being in contact with the support part of the lock button and a force from the support part causing a spring deformation in the spring reaction part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Honeywell International, Inc.
    Inventors: Wei Shi, Wei Li, Kop Liu, Yeqi Liu, Chuanfang Wang, Jingo Zhao
  • Patent number: 9841189
    Abstract: A lean premix burner has a center fire nozzle, which includes radial gas outlets and a ring of outlets. The gas outlets from the center fire nozzle are fed from a manifold. The center fire gas is controlled separately from the main gas supply, which has several advantages, including enhanced turn down capability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventor: Bruce Wartluft
  • Patent number: 9843105
    Abstract: An embodiment of an integrated stripline feed network for a linear antenna array comprises a power distribution network coupled to the linear antenna array; a feed signal input/output component coupled to the power distribution network; wherein the input/output component receives a feed signal and splits the feed signal for distributing to a plurality of antenna elements of the linear antenna array through the power distribution network. The integrated stripline feed network is configured to be integrated into a support body of the linear antenna array, wherein, the support body structurally supports the linear antenna array.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Nan Wang, Orville Nyhus, Charles Wang
  • Patent number: 9842485
    Abstract: A system is provided that includes a security system that protects a secured geographic area, a delayed alarm process executing on a processor of the security system, wherein the delayed alarm process is activated by an authorized person through a user input of the security system, a timer of the delayed alarm process that delays sending an alarm message to a predetermined destination for a predetermined time period first following activation of the delayed alarm process by the authorized person through the user input, and a cancel feature of the delayed alarm process that disables the delayed alarm process upon receipt of an instruction from the authorized person, wherein, upon expiration of the predetermined time period without receipt of a reset, the delayed alarm process sends the alarm message to the predetermined destination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Nikhil Scaria, Galib Gaurav, Chaithra Mandanna.K, Sunil Parisi, Divyashree Krishnamurthy
  • Patent number: 9841122
    Abstract: Valve assemblies may be configured to perform a valve proving test as part of an operational cycle of a combustion appliance coupled to the valve assembly. The valve assembly may include a valve body having a fluid path, first and second valves situated in the fluid path, first and second valve actuators, and a pressure sensor in fluid communication with an intermediate volume of the fluid path between the first and second valves. A valve controller may monitor a measure related to a pressure in the intermediate volume. The valve controller may then output a signal if the measure related to the pressure in the intermediate volume meets and/or exceeds a threshold value, where the threshold value is determined based on a measure related to an initial pressure in the intermediate volume and a known test duration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: David Kucera, Donald J. Kasprzyk, Gregory Young, Jos Praat, Pavel Kejik
  • Publication number: 20170349295
    Abstract: A system method for providing aircraft lateral navigation system capability feedback to a pilot includes determining, in a processor, when a flight plan has been received that includes a flight leg that needs to be captured by the aircraft. A determination is made, in the processor, when an armed signal has been received, where the armed signal indicating that an aircraft autopilot navigation mode (NAV) has been armed. The processor is used to command a display device to render the flight leg using a first display paradigm when the armed signal has not been received, and to render the flight leg using a second display paradigm when the armed signal has been received.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Dave Pepitone, John Meeker, Mark Giddings, Ivan Sandy Wyatt, John Suddreth, Aaron Gannon
  • Publication number: 20170349491
    Abstract: Plastomer-modified asphalt binders meeting MSCR specifications, asphalt paving materials with such asphalt binders, and methods for fabricating such asphalt binders are provided. The asphalt binder contains a base asphalt and a plastomer. If the plastomer has a drop point no greater than about 139° C., the asphalt binder further contains sulfur; sulfur-containing compounds, such as hydrocarbyl polysulfides and thiuram disulfides; phenolic resins; metal oxides; or a combination thereof. The asphalt binder is substantially free of elastomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Yonghong Ruan, Scott M. Hacker
  • Publication number: 20170350491
    Abstract: An automatic actuator system is provided. The automatic actuator system includes an input linkage that receives an input and an output linkage adapted to control a flight surface actuator. The automatic actuator system includes a first strain wave gear having a first circular spline coupled to the input linkage and a first flex spline rotatably coupled to the first circular spline. The automatic actuator system includes a second strain wave gear having a second circular spline coupled to the first flex spline. The second strain wave gear includes a second flex spline, and the second flex spline is coupled to the output linkage such that at least a portion of the input from the input linkage is transferred to the output linkage via the first strain wave gear and the second strain wave gear.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventor: Dean Wilkens
  • Publication number: 20170351966
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for condition-based maintenance of a structural component exhibiting a physical defect. One exemplary system comprises a measurement system to obtain a current measurement of a defect in a structure, a monitoring system, and a maintenance system. The monitoring system determines a probabilistic representation of degradation development data for the defect using the current measurement, determines a reference remaining usage life metric for the structure based on the probabilistic representation and a target probability value, and determines one or more remaining usage life bounds based at least in part on the reference remaining usage life metric. The maintenance system determines maintenance schedule or other remedial action(s) for the structure in a manner that is influenced by the reference remaining usage life metric and the one or more remaining usage life bounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventor: Mudit Rastogi
  • Patent number: 9837770
    Abstract: A fusible link cable harness and systems and methods for addressing fusible link cable harnesses are provided. The fusible link cable harness, for example, may include, but is not limited to, a first connector having a plurality of pins, the plurality of pins comprising a main addressing pin and a plurality of secondary addressing pins, and a fusible link board, the fusible link board including, but not limited to, a bus coupled to the main addressing pin, and a plurality of fusible links, each of the plurality of fusible links coupled between one of the secondary addressing pins and the bus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventor: Doyle Jones
  • Patent number: 9836898
    Abstract: Systems and methods of securing access control systems are provided. Some methods can include sensing an authorized access card, sensing a directional movement of the access card, determining whether the directional movement of the access card is consistent with authorized movement of the access card, and based on the determination, allowing or denying access to a secured area. In this manner, even if an access card is obtained by an unauthorized user, the unauthorized user will not be able to gain access to a secured region because he will not know the direction to move the access card when presenting the card to a reader.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Ying Huang, Li Ouyang, Zhaocheng Sheng