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7,750,814: Highly portable system for acoustic event detection

  • Type: US
  • Application Number: 10/905,788
  • Publication Date: Jul 6 2010
  • Filing Date: Jan 20 2005
  • Abstract:

    A man wearable acoustic sensor for use with a gunshot detection system. In a preferred embodiment the inventive sensor includes: a housing configured to be man wearable, a microphone; a processor housed within the housing and in communication with the microphone to detect an acoustic event and determine a time of arrival for the acoustic event; a GPS receiver for providing position information to said processor; a network; and a display for displaying information concerning acoustic events to a user. Man wearable describes a sensor which is either integrated into a piece of equipment normally carried by a soldier or integrated into an article of clothing or configured to securely attach to such equipment or clothing.

  • More Information: USPTO record