Shingo Kawashima: Electroluminescence display which realizes high speed operation and high contrast. NEC Corporation, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, March 11, 2003: US06531827 (101 worldwide citation)

An electroluminescence display is composed of an electroluminescence pixel and a driving circuit. The driving circuit drives the electroluminescence pixel to emit light. The driving circuit provides a first drive current, and then provides a second drive current for the electroluminescence pixel. Th ...

Hiroyuki Sekiguchi: Monitor system of vehicle outside and the method thereof. Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, November 23, 2004: US06823261 (101 worldwide citation)

A monitor system of a vehicle includes an image-measured distance detector for detecting a distance data between a vehicle and a three-dimensional object based on information of an image in front of the vehicle, a laser-measured distance detector for detecting the distance data between the vehicle a ...

Tadaoki Ichikawa, Akihiro Misawa, Mitsuhiro Nawashiro, Toshinori Takahashi, Yoshiaki Ito: Light emitting diode lamp device. Toyoda Gosei, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, April 22, 2003: US06550953 (100 worldwide citation)

A casing accommodates therein three primary colors of chip LEDs. The casing is disposed in a through hole of a plate-shaped light guide. The chip LEDs are mounted on both surfaces of a substrate so as to face a peripheral surface of the through hole (light incident surface). The casing is made of a ...

Tanveer Fathima Syeda Mahmood: Method and apparatus for locating multi-region objects in an image or video database. International Business Machines Corporation, Alison Motinger Esq, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, February 10, 2004: US06691126 (97 worldwide citation)

A method (and system) for specifying the region layout of objects in an affine invariant manner as a set of affine intervals between pairs of regions, includes representing database and query regions using affine intervals along with their region identity, matching query region layout to layout of d ...

Timothy Joseph Chainer, Bruce P Kitchens, Stephane Herman Maes, Marco Martens, Joseph Dela Rutledge, Charles Philippe Tresser: Method and apparatus for secure authorization and identification using biometrics without privacy invasion. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman Esq, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, October 18, 2005: US06957337 (95 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for authenticating (or identifying) a subject, includes using one or a plurality of biometric measurements for authentication (or identification) without any sharing of the subject's biometric data with a party requesting authentication.

David Frederick Bantz, Steven J Mastrianni, Ajay Mohindra, Dennis G Shea: Method and apparatus for providing automatic configuration of a computer system based on its physical location using an electronically read schedule. International Business Machines Corporation, Thu Ann Dang Esq, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, March 23, 2004: US06711617 (95 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and system for automatically configuring a user's portable device, include a module for inferring a current location of the user, and a module for configuring the portable device based on information contained in a configuration of the current location.

Timothy Joseph Chainer, Claude A Greengard, Paul Andrew Moskowitz, Alejandro Gabriel Schrott, Charles P Tresser, Robert Jacob von Gutfeld, Chai Wah Wu: Method and system for authenticating objects and object data. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman Esq, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, May 28, 2002: US06397334 (90 worldwide citation)

A system and method for authenticating an image of an object, include at least one identifier associated with the object, a receiver for interrogating the at least one identifier to produce identification information, a camera system for recording an image from the object including the at least one ...

Nobumitsu Matoba, Kenichi Nagashima, Michikazu Hirota: Schedule management system and method for displaying, managing, and changing a schedule and recording medium for storing the same. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis J Percello, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, May 21, 2002: US06392669 (88 worldwide citation)

A schedule management system and method of displaying a schedule of at least a part of a plurality of users on a schedule management apparatus includes a display screen and an input device, and manages personal schedule information registered for each of the plurality of users. The method includes o ...

Masato Motomura: Coprocessor-integrated packet-type memory LSI, packet-type memory/coprocessor bus, and control method thereof. NEC Corporation, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, January 8, 2002: US06338108 (86 worldwide citation)

A memory section and coprocessor sections in a coprocessor-integrated packet-type DRAM are provided with unique memory device ID and coprocessor device IDs respectively. The coprocessor-integrated packet-type DRAMs are connected to a single bus master type packet-type memory/coprocessor bus via exte ...

Yuji Takahashi, Shigeru Fukumoto, Katsunori Arakane, Atsuo Hirano, Kunihiro Hadame, Kunihiko Obara, Toshihide Maeda, Hiromi Kitahara, Kenichi Koya, Yoshinobu Yamanouchi: Light emitting diode. Toyoda Gosei, Matsushita Electric Industrial, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, September 14, 2004: US06791116 (84 worldwide citation)

In a light emitting diode, a scattering material-containing light guiding/scattering layer is provided which directly receives light emitted from a light emitting element. The scattering material contained in the light guiding/scattering layer irregularly reflects and scatters the incident light. Th ...