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Jason Krikorian, Blake Krikorian: Capturing and sharing media content. Sling Media, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, July 5, 2011: US07975062 (108 worldwide citation)

A media device allows users to watch and capture portions from a media stream. Users may then share the captured media content with other users. In one embodiment, the media device receives a media stream, plays the media stream, and caches a portion of the media stream as it is being played. A user ...


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Robert J Bolender: Touch sensor effective area enhancement. Synaptics Incorporated, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, February 2, 2010: US07656392 (107 worldwide citation)

A touch sensor device is provided that that uses an edge electrode set to provide an improved effective area. Specifically, the touch sensor device includes an edge electrode set that together substantially surround a perimeter of sensing. The edge electrode set increases the effective sensing area ...


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Keith Alter, Andrew Kevin Barrows, Chad Jennings: Handheld synthetic vision device. Honeywell International, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, June 15, 2010: US07737965 (104 worldwide citation)

A handheld synthetic vision system includes a display, a sensor suite and a computer all housed in a handheld unit. The system enhances normal vision by displaying to a user actual or digitally created visual scenes of objects and information that may or may not be perceptible to unaided human sense ...


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Torbjorn Hovden, Mark Andrew Huie, Thuy Thanh Bich Le, Phillip Frank Acker Jr: Proximity sensor and method for indicating a display orientation change. Synaptics Incorporated, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, February 8, 2011: US07884807 (104 worldwide citation)

A proximity sensor device and method is provided that facilitates orientation changes in displays. The proximity sensor device and method provide a user with the ability to indicate an orientation change in a display using the sensing region of a proximity sensor device as a user interface. In one s ...


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Michael Hargrove, Richard J Carter, Ying H Tsang, George Kluth, Kisik Choi: Method of forming a semiconductor device. GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, November 1, 2011: US08048791 (104 worldwide citation)

Methods for forming a semiconductor device comprising a semiconductor substrate are provided. In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, a method comprises forming a channel layer overlying the semiconductor substrate, forming a channel capping layer having a first surface overlying the channel lay ...


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Robert Zurek, Kevin Bastyr, Joel Clark, Plamen Ivanov: Electronic apparatus for generating beamformed audio signals with steerable nulls. Motorola Mobility, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, Erin P Madill, Sylvia Chen, April 30, 2013: US08433076 (99 worldwide citation)

An electronic apparatus is provided having a front side and a rear side oriented in opposite directions along a first axis, and a right-side and a left-side oriented in opposite directions along a second axis that is perpendicular to the first axis. A null control signal is generated based on an ima ...


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Joseph Kurth Reynolds, Shawn P Day: Touch pad with flexible substrate. Synaptics Incorporated, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, October 21, 2008: US07439962 (98 worldwide citation)

A touch sensor device is provided that uses a flexible circuit substrate to provide an improved input device. Specifically, the present invention uses a touch sensor controller affixed to the flexible circuit substrate, which is coupled to a sensor component to provide a flexible, reliable and cost ...


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Thomas Laursen, Justin Quarantello, Thomas Stotts, Paul Franzen: Methods for controlling the pressures of adjustable pressure zones of a work piece carrier during chemical mechanical planarization. Novellus Systems, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, October 3, 2006: US07115017 (96 worldwide citation)

Methods are provided for controlling adjustable pressure zones of a CMP carrier. A method comprises determining a first thickness of a layer on a wafer underlying a first zone of the carrier. A first portion of the layer underlying the first zone is removed. The first zone is configured to exert a f ...


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Scott J Shaw, Shawn P Day, Raymond A Trent Jr, David W Gillespie, Andrew M Errington: Capacitive mouse. Synaptics Incorporated, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, May 1, 2007: US07212189 (94 worldwide citation)

A pointing device some or all of whose elements are made from capacitive sensors. Such elements may include a rotary motion detector which includes a rotating member and a plurality of fixed capacitive detecting members; a rolling ball with patterned conductive surface and a plurality of fixed capac ...


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Raj Bridgelall: Wireless locating and tracking systems. Symbol Technologies, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, February 28, 2006: US07005968 (92 worldwide citation)

A locating and tracking system is provided in which the assets desired to be located and tracked are associated with either radio frequency (RF) tags or radio frequency identification and radio frequency data communication (RFID/RFDC) devices. Depending on which device is attached to the asset, the ...