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 (4 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
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 (3 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
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 (182 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 (165 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 (139 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 ...

John D Haddick, Ralph F Osterhout: Video display modification based on sensor input for a see-through near-to-eye display. Microsoft Corporation, Rachael Vaughn, Leonard Smith, Micky Minhas, February 24, 2015: US08964298 (121 worldwide citation)

This disclosure concerns a near field communication (NFC) device which includes a wrist-worn NFC-enabled electronics device, wherein the wrist-worn NFC enabled electronics device includes a first communications link for communicating with a second NFC-enabled electronics device via NFC protocols, an ...

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 (108 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 ...

John D Haddick, Ralph F Osterhout, Robert Michael Lohse: System and method for social networking gaming with an augmented reality. Microsoft Corporation, Rachael Vaughn, Jim Ross, Micky Minhas, August 26, 2014: US08814691 (105 worldwide citation)

This disclosure concerns an interactive, head-mounted eyepiece with an integrated processor for handling content for display and an integrated image source for introducing the content to an optical assembly through which the user views a surrounding environment and the displayed content. A wireless ...