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Nicholas A J Millington: System and method for synchronizing operations among a plurality of independently clocked digital data processing devices. Sonos, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, July 31, 2012: US08234395 (326 worldwide citation)

A system maintains synchrony of operations among devices that have independent clocking arrangements. The system includes a task distribution device that distributes tasks to a synchrony group of devices that perform the tasks distributed by the task distribution device in synchrony. The task distri ...


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Marcus Braun: Surgical instrument. Tuebingen Scientific Surgical Products, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, March 9, 2010: US07674255 (247 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument comprising an instrument handle linked to a proximal end portion of a tube shaft to the distal end portion of which an instrument head is linked so as to be inclinable, in which instrument head, in turn, an effector including at least one pivotable engaging element is rotatably ...


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William Scott Taylor, David E Massengill: Systems and methods to monitor communications to identify a communications problem. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, July 12, 2011: US07978627 (126 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods to monitor communications to identify a communications problem are disclosed. An example method to monitor communication includes mirroring a first port on a first network element communicatively coupled to a virtual circuit to a second port on a second network element communicat ...


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Satish Parolkar, Anil Doradla: Methods and apparatus to display service quality to a user of a multiple mode communication device. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, September 18, 2012: US08271045 (119 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus that relate to the display of network availability and quality of service (QoS) to a user of a multiple mode communication device are disclosed. An example method, obtains a quality of service QoS metric for a call routed through a first communication provider to a second commu ...


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Robert A Lambourne: User interfaces for controlling and manipulating groupings in a multi-zone media system. Sonos, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, October 16, 2012: US08290603 (114 worldwide citation)

In general, user interfaces for controlling a plurality of multimedia players in groups are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a user interface is provided to allow a user to group some of the players according to a theme or scene, where each of the players is located in a ...


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David H Harkness, Daozheng Lu, William A Feininger, Craig M Smithpeters: Detection of media links in broadcast signals. Nielsen Media Research, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, September 2, 2008: US07421723 (109 worldwide citation)

A detection apparatus includes a tuner tuned to the program and a meter coupled to the tuner and arranged to detect content ancillary information from the program tuned by the tuner. The content ancillary information may be a media link, closed captioning information, or the like. The meter may also ...


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Vincent J Zimmer, Michael A Rothman: Methods and apparatus to provide network traffic support and physical security support. Intel Corporation, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, February 24, 2009: US07496961 (104 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus to provide network traffic support and physical security support are described herein. In an example method, a virtual machine monitor (VMM) in a processor system is initialized. At least one of a network traffic intrusion event and a physical security intrusion event is identi ...


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David E Green, Richard Payne, Trevor Wood: Preventing propagation of malicious software during execution in a virtual machine. M86 Security, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, March 19, 2013: US08402529 (98 worldwide citation)

A system and method for preventing propagation of malicious content associated with an electronic message are disclosed. An electronic message and content associated with the electronic message is simulated in a virtual machine which emulates the destination computing device of the electronic messag ...


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David E Green, Richard Payne, William Kilmer: System and method for malicious software detection in multiple protocols. M86 Security, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, November 27, 2012: US08321936 (96 worldwide citation)

A system and a method for detecting malicious content associated with an electronic message are described. An electronic message, such as an e-mail, a chat request, a torrent file or a text message is initially received. The electronic message can then be compared to known viruses using pattern or s ...


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Kamal P Nigam, Matthew F Hurst: Topical sentiments in electronically stored communications. Buzzmetrics an Israel Corporation, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, April 21, 2009: US07523085 (80 worldwide citation)

The present application presents methods for performing topical sentiment analysis on electronically stored communications employing fusion of polarity and topicality. The present application also provides methods for utilizing shallow NLP techniques to determine the polarity of an expression. The p ...



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