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Sharad Agarwal, Ivan Tashev, Paramvir Bahl, Ionut Constandache: Localization of mobile computing devices in indoor environments. Microsoft Corporation, Medley Behrens & Lewis, October 1, 2013: US08548494 (54 worldwide citation)

Various technologies pertaining to localizing multiple mobile computing devices in an indoor environment are described. Pairs of microphone arrays are selectively positioned in an indoor environment. A localization service assigns a frequency and schedule to a mobile telephone, and the mobile teleph ...


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Trevor Taylor, Michael Wyrzykowski, Glen C Larsen, Mike M Paull: Docking process for recharging an autonomous mobile device. Microsoft Corporation, Medley Behrens & Lewis, August 20, 2013: US08515580 (24 worldwide citation)

Described herein are technologies pertaining to autonomously docking a mobile robot at a docking station for purposes of recharging batteries of the mobile robot. The mobile robot uses vision-based navigation and a known map of the environment to navigate toward the docking station. Once sufficientl ...


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Tze Meng Lee, Aladdin Aly Nassar, Dan Dover, Raul Adrian Duran: Obtaining instrumentation data. Microsoft Corporation, Medley Behrens & Lewis, November 26, 2013: US08595327 (11 worldwide citation)

An apparatus described herein includes a request receiver component that receives a request for application data over a network from a client computing device. The apparatus also includes an instrumentation component that causes instrumentation logic to be transmitted to the client computing device ...


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Robert L Rounthwaite, Galen Andrew, Emre Mehmet Kiciman, Xiaoxin Yin: Determining a similarity measure between queries. Microsoft Corporation, Medley Behrens & Lewis, December 10, 2013: US08606786 (8 worldwide citation)

A system described herein includes a receiver component that receives a dataset that is stored in a computer-readable medium of a computing device, wherein the dataset includes a plurality of queries issued by users to a search engine and a plurality of search results selected by the users upon issu ...


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Hrvoje Benko, Desney S Tan, Daniel Morris, Timothy Scott Saponas: Touch sensitive display apparatus using sensor input. Microsoft Corporation, Medley Behrens & Lewis, November 12, 2013: US08581856 (5 worldwide citation)

Described herein is a system that includes a receiver component that receives gesture data from a sensor unit that is coupled to a body of a gloveless user, wherein the gesture data is indicative of a bodily gesture of the user, wherein the bodily gesture comprises movement pertaining to at least on ...


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Eric C Peterson, Shaun L Harris, Mark Edward Shaw, Matthew Allen Faist, Christian L Belady, Darren Shakib: Modular equipment rack system for data center. Microsoft Corporation, Medley Behrens & Lewis, November 12, 2013: US08582302 (5 worldwide citation)

Various technologies described herein pertain to racking equipment in a data center. A modular equipment rack system can include an upper track, a lower track, a vertical support, a power and network distribution unit, and a tray. The upper track and the lower track can respectively include incremen ...


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Weidong Cui, Marcus Peinado, Martim Carbone: Data access reporting platform for secure active monitoring. Microsoft Corporation, Medley Behrens & Lewis, November 12, 2013: US08584254 (5 worldwide citation)

Technologies pertaining to detecting accesses to monitored regions of memory and transmitting data to a protection system responsive to the detecting are described herein. A region of memory that includes objects in an object graph utilized by an operating system to determine which processes to exec ...


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Julius E Yellowhair, Clifford Kuofei Ho, Richard B Diver, Timothy A Moss: Alignment and focus of mirrored facets of a heliostat. Sandia Corporation, Medley Behrens & Lewis, Michael J Medley, Olivia J Tsai, November 12, 2013: US08582092 (4 worldwide citation)

Various technologies pertaining to aligning and focusing mirrored facets of a heliostat are described herein. Updating alignment and/or focus of mirrored facets is undertaken through generation of a theoretical image, wherein the theoretical image is indicative of a reflection of the target via the ...


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Murat Okandan, Gregory N Nielson: Microscale autonomous sensor and communications module. Sandia Corporation, Medley Behrens & Lewis, Michael J Medley, March 25, 2014: US08680810 (4 worldwide citation)

Various technologies pertaining to a microscale autonomous sensor and communications module are described herein. Such a module includes a sensor that generates a sensor signal that is indicative of an environmental parameter. An integrated circuit receives the sensor signal and generates an output ...


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Gregory N Nielson, Murat Okandan, Anthony L Lentine, William C Sweatt, Paul Gilbert Clem, Sean J Hearne, Paul Davids, Dale L Huber, Jeffrey S Nelson, Christopher Alan Apblett: Photovoltaic system. Sandia Corporation, Medley Behrens & Lewis, Michael J Medley, May 27, 2014: US08736108 (4 worldwide citation)

A photovoltaic system described herein includes a first group of photovoltaic modules that comprises a first plurality of microsystem enabled photovoltaic modules. A second group of photovoltaic modules comprises a second plurality of microsystem enabled photovoltaic modules, wherein the first group ...