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Igor Peev, Robert Pengelly, Bryan T Agnetta, Adam Swank, Sumonto Ghosh, Liang Chen: Providing selected data through a locked display. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Bryan Webster, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, November 24, 2015: US09197738 (6 worldwide citation)

Providing content and/or functionality through a display of a locked computing device. Configuration data defined by a user or application vendor identifies the content and/or functionality to be made available. Upon receipt of the content, the computing device modifies the received content based on ...


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Advay V Mengle, Shawn Murphy, Jeffrey T Pearce, Christopher B Weare, Brian J Fox Jr, Stephen Craig Schertz: Service directory. Microsoft Corporation, Bryan Webster, Andrew Sanders, Micky Minhas, April 22, 2014: US08706856 (6 worldwide citation)

Service endpoints that provide services to client devices send registration data to a service directory service. The registration data includes addresses that client devices can use to access the service endpoints along with descriptive data that describes the services that each endpoint provides, a ...


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Daniel Kennett, Jonathan Hoof, Anis Ahmad: User center-of-mass and mass distribution extraction using depth images. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Bryan Webster, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, June 9, 2015: US09052746 (5 worldwide citation)

Embodiments described herein use depth images to extract user behavior, wherein each depth image specifies that a plurality of pixels correspond to a user. A depth-based center-of-mass position is determined for the plurality of pixels that correspond to the user. Additionally, a depth-based inertia ...


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John D Mehr, Elissa E S Murphy, Navjot Virk, Lara M Sosnosky: Hybrid distributed and cloud backup architecture. Microsoft Corporation, Bryan Webster, David Andrews, Micky Minhas, January 13, 2015: US08935366 (5 worldwide citation)

The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates integration of a distributed backup environment and a online backup environment. A super peer device can be designated from a set of peer devices. The super peer can distribute backup data amongst the set of peer devices b ...


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Anoop Anantha, Jyh Han Lin: Data selection and sharing between a vehicle and a user device. Microsoft Corporation, Bryan Webster, Andrew Sanders, Micky Minhas, July 29, 2014: US08793031 (5 worldwide citation)

Embodiments enhance the functionality of a vehicle, a user device, or both by the selection and sharing of data. Upon detection of each other, the vehicle device and the user device obtain and share data. The data may be associated with the user, the user computing device, and/or the vehicle and may ...


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Richard Bailey: Establishment of a pairing relationship between two or more communication devices. Microsoft Corporation, Bryan Webster, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, September 23, 2014: US08843649 (5 worldwide citation)

A communication device establishes a trusted relationship with one or more remote communication devices by capturing ambient information with both communication devices, which is sent to a comparison system that compares them. The ambient information is used as authorization information. Upon a sati ...


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Enyuan Wu, Beom Seok Oh, Alan Michael, Kevin O Donnell: Phrase-based dictionary extraction and translation quality evaluation. Bryan Webster, Aneesh Mehta, Micky Minhas, July 14, 2015: US09081762 (5 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a translator quality assurance system may rate a translation using a mapping chart. A data interface 150 may access a translation dictionary matching a source language to a target language. A processor 120 may map automatically a sentence pair having a source sentence 310 in a sou ...


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Richard Duncan, Latika Kirtane, Jeff Miller: Notification area that persistently rearranges elements. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Bryan Webster, Leonard Smith, Micky Minhas, March 3, 2015: US08972893 (5 worldwide citation)

Embodiments described herein are directed to managing elements within a notification area of a graphical operating system. The elements may include any graphic, logo, or image associated with running software. A user indicates which elements can be displayed in the notification area, consequently cr ...


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Thomas Fahrig: Efficient input/output-aware multi-processor virtual machine scheduling. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Bryan Webster, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, July 14, 2015: US09081621 (5 worldwide citation)

Computerized methods, computer systems, and computer-readable media for governing how virtual processors are scheduled to particular logical processors are provided. A scheduler is employed to balance a CPU-intensive workload imposed by virtual machines, each having a plurality of virtual processors ...


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Michael J Kruzeniski, Michael A Smuga, Michael K Henderlight, Brian M Wilson, Chad Aron Voss, Paula Guntaur, Jonathan D Friedman, Patrick S Corrigan, Dustin Owen Williams, Joseph P McLaughlin, Ryan T Murphy: Mobile communications device user interface. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Bryan Webster, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, December 22, 2015: US09218067 (4 worldwide citation)

A mobile communications device user interface is described. In an implementation, a method is implemented by a computing device that includes displaying content in conjunction with a first level of a hierarchical menu in a user interface on a display device of the computing device. Responsive to rec ...