Robin Mark Adrian Dawson, Michael Gillis Kane, James Ya Kong Hsu, Fu Lung Hsueh, Alfred Charles Ipri, Roger Green Stewart: Active matrix light emitting diode pixel structure and concomitant method. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, May 8, 2001: US06229506 (665 worldwide citation)

A LED pixel structure that reduces current nonuniformities and threshold voltage variations in a “drive transistor”of the pixel structure is disclosed. The LED pixel structure incorporates a current source for loading data into the pixel via a data line. Alternatively, an auto zero voltage is determ ...

Keith James Hanna, Peter J Burt, Shmuel Peleg, Douglas F Dixon, Deepam Mishra, Lambert E Wixson, Robert Mandlebaum, Peter Coyle, Joshua R Herman: Fully automated iris recognition system utilizing wide and narrow fields of view. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, March 30, 2004: US06714665 (647 worldwide citation)

A recognition system which obtains and analyzes images of at least one object in a scene comprising a wide field of view (WFOV) imager which is used to capture an image of the scene and to locate the object and a narrow field of view (NFOV) imager which is responsive to the location information prov ...

Joshua Randy Herman deceased, James Russell Bergen, Shmuel Peleg, Vincent Paragano, Douglas F Dixon, Peter J Burt, Harpreet Sawhney, Gary A Gendel, Rakesh Kumar, Michael H Brill: Method and apparatus for mosaic image construction. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, June 13, 2000: US06075905 (419 worldwide citation)

A method of constructing an image mosaic comprising the steps of selecting source images, aligning the source images, selecting source segments, enhancing the images, and merging the images to form the image mosaic is disclosed. An apparatus for constructing an image mosaic comprising means for sele ...

Peter David Southgate, Zygmunt Marian Andrevski, William Ronald Roach, Peter John Zanzucchi: Parallel reaction cassette and associated devices. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, January 26, 1999: US05863502 (410 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a parallel reaction device for conducting reactions therein comprising one or more reaction flow-ways, each such reaction flow-way comprising one or more chambers connected serially by fluid exchange channels, additional fluid exchange channels connecting such reaction channel ...

Dina Kravets, Liviu Chiriac, Jeffrey Esakov, Suz Hsi Wan: Search data processor. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, March 26, 2002: US06363377 (360 worldwide citation)

A tool to be used with a search engine for a information management system includes methods for refining, filtering, and organizing search queries and search results. A query tuner in the tool allows a user to automatically reformulate a query in order to find a reasonable number of matching documen ...

Michael Gillis Kane: Active matrix light emitting diode pixel structure and concomitant method. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, Abhik A Huq, May 8, 2001: US06229508 (359 worldwide citation)

LED pixel structures and methods that improve brightness uniformity by reducing current nonuniformities in a light-emitting diode of the pixel structures are disclosed.

Roger Green Stewart, Alfred Charles Ipri: Active matrix organic light emitting diode (amoled) display pixel structure and data load/illuminate circuit therefor. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, September 14, 1999: US05952789 (350 worldwide citation)

A pixel structure for use in a display using organic light emitting diodes (O-LEDs) is described. Each pixel structure of an overall array includes an organic light emitting diode (O-LED). Additionally, the structure includes circuitry for allowing the structure to operate in three basic modes: writ ...

Zilan Shen, Dennis Lee Matthies, James H Atherton, Roger Green Stewart: Method and apparatus for calibrating display devices and automatically compensating for loss in their efficiency over time. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, July 2, 2002: US06414661 (312 worldwide citation)

A method and associated system that compensates for long-term variations in the light-emitting efficiency of individual organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) in an OLED display device, calculates and predicts the decay in light output efficiency of each pixel based on the accumulated drive current a ...

Peter John Zanzucchi, Satyam Choudary Cherukuri, Sterling Edward McBride, Robert R Demers, Aaron W Levine, Barry Jay Thaler, Robert Leon Quinn, Paul Leonard Braun, William Chiang, Zhonghui Hugh Fan, Steven A Lipp, James R Matey: Liquid distribution system. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, December 8, 1998: US05846396 (298 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a liquid distribution system, which is useful in a number of contexts, including in accomplishing various synthetic, diagnostic and drug screening reactions. The distribution system can comprise an alpha reservoir and a beta reservoir, a first set of parallel and adjac ...

Rakesh Kumar, Stephen Charles Hsu, Keith Hanna, Supun Samarasekera, Richard Patrick Wildes, David James Hirvonen, Thomas Edward Klinedinst, William Brian Lehman, Bodgan Matei, Wenyi Zhao, Barbara Levienaise Obadia: Method and apparatus for performing geo-spatial registration of imagery. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, July 22, 2003: US06597818 (281 worldwide citation)

A system and method for accurately mapping between image coordinates and geo-coordinates, called geo-spatial registration. The system utilizes the imagery and terrain information contained in the geo-spatial database to precisely align geodetically calibrated reference imagery with an input image, e ...