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Matthew G Liberty: 3D pointing devices with orientation compensation and improved usability. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, January 2, 2007: US07158118 (280 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention describe 3D pointing devices which enhance usability by transforming sensed motion data from a first frame of reference (e.g., the body of the 3D pointing device) into a second frame of reference (e.g., a user's frame of reference). One exemplar ...


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Matthew G Liberty: 3D pointing devices with orientation compensation and improved usability. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, August 19, 2008: US07414611 (241 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention describe 3D pointing devices which enhance usability by transforming sensed motion data from a first frame of reference (e.g., the body of the 3D pointing device) into a second frame of reference (e.g., a user's frame of reference). One exemplar ...


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Matthew G Liberty: 3D pointing devices with orientation compensation and improved usability. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, August 28, 2007: US07262760 (241 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention describe 3D pointing devices which enhance usability by transforming sensed motion data from a first frame of reference (e.g., the body of the 3D pointing device) into a second frame of reference (e.g., a user's frame of reference). One exemplar ...


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Matthew G Liberty, Daniel S Simpkins, Charles W K Gritton, Mark Turner, Frank A Hunleth: 3D pointing devices and methods. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, July 3, 2007: US07239301 (231 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention address these needs and others by providing a handheld device, e.g., a 3D pointing device, which uses at least one sensor to detect motion of the handheld device. The detected motion can then be mapped into a desired output, e.g., cursor movemen ...


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Brett R Kelts: Interactive content guide for television programming. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, November 21, 2006: US07139983 (182 worldwide citation)

A navigation interface display system generates a navigation element that organizes television programming data in an easy-to-use manner. The navigation element employs a hierarchical display protocol for a plurality of selection items that represent the various television programs, channels, and/or ...


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Matthew G Liberty, Christopher D Roller, Daniel S Simpkins, Charles W K Gritton: Methods and devices for identifying users based on tremor. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, June 26, 2007: US07236156 (177 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention address these needs and others by providing a handheld device, e.g., a 3D pointing device, which uses hand tremor as an input. One or more sensors within the handheld device detect a user's hand tremor and identify the user based on the detected ...


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Per Johansson: System and method for scheduling communication sessions in an ad-hoc network. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, December 13, 2005: US06975613 (133 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for scheduling inter-piconet communication in ad-hoc communication networks are disclosed. A first network node transmits a capacity allocation message to a second network node, which message includes a parameter indicative of the capacity requested from the second terminal and a ...


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Matthew G Liberty, Daniel S Simpkins: User interface devices and methods employing accelerometers. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, February 10, 2009: US07489299 (132 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention address these needs and others by providing a 3D pointing device and methods for 3D pointing which provide accurate translation of movement of the 3D pointing device into user interface commands, e.g., cursor movement. According to exemplary emb ...


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Johan Eker, Björn Johansson, Carl Von Platen: Obfuscating computer program code. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, October 9, 2012: US08286251 (111 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method of tamper-protecting a computer program, the method comprising: processing an input representation of the computer program to identify a function call for causing a data processing system to continue execution of the computer program at a predetermined entry point memor ...


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Sven Mattisson: Sound-based proximity detector. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, August 28, 2007: US07263373 (109 worldwide citation)

A proximity detector for use in a mobile telephone having at least a microphone and a loudspeaker operatively connected to a signal processor is presented. The proximity detector includes data processing and control modules having a module for controlling the signal processor for activating the loud ...