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Jonathan Westhues, Jefferson Y Han: Localizing an electrostatic stylus within a capacitive touch sensor. PERCEPTIVE PIXEL, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, November 3, 2015: US09176630 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and apparatus relate to capacitive touch sensors with a fine-pointed, active stylus. The active stylus is configured to receive a signal from the capacitive touch sensor for synchronizing a time base of the stylus with the capacitive touch sensor. The active stylus is configured to ...


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Dong Sheng Yu, Mo Han Fong, Jianglei Ma, Sophie Vrzic, Hang Zhang: Pilot design for wireless system. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, July 28, 2015: US09094242 (2 worldwide citation)

The description herein relates to pilot designs for an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) based communication system. In at least one embodiment, the communication system is one operating according to the IEEE 802.16m, or WiMax, standard. In general, an OFDM transmitter operates to in ...


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Ahmad Muhanna, Barnaba Barnowski, Eric Parsons: Anchoring services of a mobile station attached to a first service domain at a home agent in a second service domain. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, May 26, 2015: US09042297 (2 worldwide citation)

A first node receives information associated with a mobile station to allow for establishment of a session for the mobile station that is attached to a first wireless access network in a first service domain. In response to the received information, the first node sends messaging to a home agent in ...


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Jun Yuan, Hosein Nikopourdeilami, Mo Han Fong: Uplink MIMO transmission from mobile communications devices. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, February 24, 2015: US08964874 (2 worldwide citation)

Uplink transmission from a mobile device having multiple antennas to a base station having multiple antennas includes transmitting in an open-loop single-user MIMO mode when the mobile device is at high speed, transmitting in a closed-loop single-user MIMO mode when the mobile device is at low speed ...


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Catherine N Boulanger, John G A Weiss, Steven Nabil Bathiche, Paul Henry Dietz: Bookmarking for electronic books. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, November 15, 2016: US09495470 (1 worldwide citation)

This document describes techniques and apparatuses enabling bookmarking for electronic books. The techniques and apparatuses enable a user of an electronic book to bookmark pages of the electronic book and navigate based on these bookmarks as well as bookmarks made by other users.


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William Hadlock Standing, Marc Harper, Sean Russell Mercer, David Voth: Radiofrequency-wave-transparent capacitive sensor pad. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, February 7, 2017: US09563316 (1 worldwide citation)

A capacitive sensor pad is co-located with (e.g., overlapping) an RF transmitter without causing significant degradation to the performance of the antenna. In one implementation, tuning the resistance per square in the capacitive sensor pad can provide effective sensor pad range and performance whil ...


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Jonathan Westhues, Jefferson Y Han: Capacitive touch sensor having code-divided and time-divided transmit waveforms. PERCEPTIVE PIXEL, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, February 14, 2017: US09569032 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for digital signal processing (DSP) techniques for generally improving a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of capacitive touch sensors.


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Asta J Roseway, Felecia A Davis, Erin A Carroll, Mary Czerwinski, Diana L Maclean: Mood-actuated device. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, August 11, 2015: US09104231 (1 worldwide citation)

This document describes techniques and apparatuses for implementing a mood-actuated device. In various embodiments, mood information corresponding to a current mood of a user is received. An emotional state of the user is determined based on the mood information, and a mood-actuated device is contro ...


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Jonathan Westhues, Sean M Donnelly, Jason D Wilson: Capacitive touch sensor having oblique electrode matrix. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, June 28, 2016: US09377646 (1 worldwide citation)

Electrode matrices for capacitive touch-sensing are provided. An electrode matrix may include a plurality of column conductors having a first end and a second end formed along a central longitudinal axis. The column conductor may further include a column zigzag structure extending between the first ...


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Jonathan Westhues, Sean Donnelly, Jason Wilson: Capacitive touch surface in close proximity to display. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, February 2, 2016: US09250753 (1 worldwide citation)

To address the above issues, a display device with a capacitive touch screen display having a touch surface in close proximity to a display stack is provided. The display may include a touch sheet with a top surface, a touch sensor having a matrix of capacitors formed of electrodes positioned below ...