William H. Gates III
Xuedong D Huang, William H Gates III, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Bradly A Brunell, Susan T Dumais, Gary W Flake, Trenholme J Griffin, Oliver Hurst Hiller: Targeted advertising in brick-and-mortar establishments. Microsoft Corporation, Dan Choi, Carole Boelitz, Micky Minhas, May 13, 2014: US08725567 (2 worldwide citation)

Architecture for presenting advertisements in realtime in retail establishments. A sensor component includes sensors for collecting information about a customer or group of customers as they move through the store. The sensors can include capability for image processing, audio processing, light sens ...

William H. Gates III
Henricus Johannes Maria Meijer, William H Gates III, Raymond E Ozzie, Thomas F Bergstraesser, Lili Cheng, Michael Connolly, Alexander G Gounares, Debi P Mishra, Ira L Snyder Jr, Melora Zaner Godsey: Data security in an off-premise environment. Microsoft Corporation, Holly Nguyen, Carole Boelitz, Micky Minhas, April 22, 2014: US08705746 (1 worldwide citation)

A system that enables a cloud-based data repository to function as a secure ‘drop-box’ for data that corresponds to a user is provided. The ‘drop box’ can be facilitated through the use of cryptographic keying technologies. For instance, data that is ‘dropped’ by or on behalf of a particular user ca ...

William H. Gates III
Susan T Dumais, William H Gates III, Srikanth Shoroff, Michael Ehrenberg, Jensen M Harris, Richard J Wolf, Joshua T Goodman, Eran Megiddo: Providing a task description name space map for the information worker. Microsoft Corporation, Holly Nguyen, Carole Boelitz, Micky Minhas, April 15, 2014: US08700385

Providing for generation of a task oriented data structure that can correlate natural language descriptions of computer related tasks to application level commands and functions is described herein. By way of example, a system can include an activity translation component that can receive a natural ...

William H. Gates III
Eran Megiddo, Joshua T Goodman, Jensen M Harris, Susan T Dumais, Michael V Ehrenberg, Srikanth Shoroff, William H Gates III: Communication workspace. Microsoft Corporation, Dan Choi, Carole Boelitz, Micky Minhas, July 15, 2014: US08782179

Multiple pieces of information can be arranged into a single construct that allows the employee to ascertain information quickly while at her workstation. Selection of information for placement into the construct can employ various statistical models and the like. Selective pieces of information can ...

Ahmad Jalali, Jay R Walton, Mark Wallace: Multiplexing of real time services and non-real time services for OFDM systems. Qualcomm Incorporated, Dmitry R Milikovsky, Micky Minhas, Philip Wadsworth, October 4, 2005: US06952454 (165 worldwide citation)

Transmitter and receiver units for use in an OFDM communications system and configurable to support multiple types of services. The transmitter unit includes one or more encoders, a symbol mapping element, and a modulator. Each encoder receives and codes a respective channel data stream to generate ...

Daniel B McKenna, James M Graziano: Communique wireless subscriber device for a cellular communication network. VESIVIUS, Micky Minhas, Philip Wadsworth, October 11, 2005: US06954641 (150 worldwide citation)

The wireless subscriber device that is operable in a communique system for cellular communication networks operates with existing cellular communication networks to provide communique communication services to subscribers. The Communique can be unidirectional (broadcast) or bi-directional (interacti ...

Fuyun Ling, Jay R Walton, Steven J Howard, Mark Wallace, John W Ketchum: Method and apparatus for utilizing channel state information in a wireless communication system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Dmitry Milikovsky, Micky Minhas, February 28, 2006: US07006848 (127 worldwide citation)

Techniques for transmitting data from a transmitter unit to a receiver unit in a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) communication system. In one method, at the receiver unit, a number of signals are received via a number of receive antennas, with the received signal from each receive antenna comp ...

Murali Paravath Menon, John W Ketchum, Mark Wallace, Jay Rod Walton, Steven J Howard: Beam-steering and beam-forming for wideband MIMO/MISO systems. Qualcomm Incorporated, Dmitry Milikovsky, Micky Minhas, Phillip Wadsworth, September 6, 2005: US06940917 (100 worldwide citation)

Techniques to perform beam-steering and beam-forming to transmit data on a single eigenmode in a wideband multiple-input channel. In one method, a steering vector is obtained for each of a number of subbands. Depending on how the steering vectors are defined, beam-steering or beam-forming can be ach ...

Tamer Kadous, Ivan Jesus Fernandez Corbaton: Rate control for multi-channel communication systems. Qualcomm Incorporated, Dmitry R Milikovsky, Micky Minhas, Philip Wadsworth, February 27, 2007: US07184713 (91 worldwide citation)

Techniques to determine a set of rates for a set of data streams to be transmitted in a multi-channel communication system. A group of transmission channels to be used for each data stream is initially identified. An equivalent system for each group is then defined to have an AWGN (or flat) channel ...

Zhiwei Xiong, Feng Wu, Yueyi Zhang, Pengyu Cong: Depth sensing with depth-adaptive illumination. Microsoft Corporation, Dan Choi, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, November 25, 2014: US08896594 (62 worldwide citation)

An adaptive depth sensing system (ADSS) illuminates a scene with a pattern that is constructed based on an analysis of at least one prior-generated depth map. In one implementation, the pattern is a composite pattern that includes two or more component patterns associated with different depth region ...

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