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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 (158 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 ...


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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 (124 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 ...


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Kevin A Geisner, Kathryn Stone Perez, Stephen G Latta, Ben J Sugden, Benjamin I Vaught, Alex Aben Athar Kipman: Exercising applications for personal audio/visual system. Microsoft Corporation, Rachael Vaughn, Leonard Smith, Micky Minhas, September 30, 2014: US08847988 (38 worldwide citation)

The technology described herein includes a see-through, near-eye, mixed reality display device for providing customized experiences for a user. The personal A/V apparatus serves as an exercise program that is always with the user, provides motivation for the user, visually tells the user how to exer ...


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Benjamin L Chronister, Daniel Philip Cory, David Benjamin Lee: Ranking visualization types based upon fitness for visualizing a data set. Microsoft Corporation, Rachael Vaughn, Leonard Smith, Micky Minhas, March 18, 2014: US08677235 (8 worldwide citation)

Technologies are described herein for ranking visualization types. In order to rank the visualization types, visualization metadata is generated for each of the visualization types and data set metadata is generated for the data set. A suitability score is then computed based upon the visualization ...


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Stanley L Floyd, Chih Lin Huang: Methods of rapidly simulating in-service warp distortion of a wood product and/or rapidly estimating shrinkage properties using electromagnetic energy. Weyerhaeuser NR Company, Weyerhaeuser IP Dept, Rachael Vaughn, September 8, 2009: US07584652 (7 worldwide citation)

Methods are provided for rapidly simulating “in-service” warp distortion of a wood product. Methods are also provided for rapidly estimating shrinkage properties of a wood product by using electromagnetic energy to dry and redistribute absorbed water in the wood product.


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Thad Scott Robertson, Glen Robak: Brace assembly having ductile anchor. Weyerhaeuser NR Company, Rachael Vaughn, May 11, 2010: US07712282 (5 worldwide citation)

A shear brace assembly is provided which laterally braces wall lines within a structure, such as a house or other residential construction, while also providing vertical and out-of-plane load carrying capacity. The assembly consists of one or more wood-based panel(s) which are rigidly connected to c ...


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John Wana, Ilya Tumanov, George Perantatos, Brian R Meyers: Automatic social graph calculation. Microsoft Corporation, Rachael Vaughn, Jim Ross, Micky Minhas, August 26, 2014: US08819009 (3 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods and computer program products are disclosed for facilitating the collection of activity data, organizational hierarchy data and distribution list data within a private computer network (especially an intranet) while complying with applicable privacy laws and regulations, as well as ...


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Jacek M Biernacki, Carl Flatman, Ron Lahoda, Steve Woods: Method of wood strength and stiffness prediction. Weyerhaeuser NR Company, Rachael Vaughn, March 16, 2010: US07680304 (3 worldwide citation)

A method of non-destructive testing of a wood piece using a multiplicity of sensors. The method may include the steps of sensing the wood piece; collecting information from the sensors; and integrating the information into a physical model providing for strength and stiffness prediction. The collect ...


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John E Jones III, Mark A Stanish: Methods for predicting dimensional stability of a wood product based on differential characteristics. Weyerhaeuser NR Company, Rachael Vaughn, December 8, 2009: US07630847 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods are provided for predicting warp of a wood product given its differential characteristics, such as, for example, curvature. The methods may involve measuring at least one original warp profile for each of one or more first wood products; measuring one or more inputs on the one or more first ...


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Alkiviades G Dimakis, Roger M Shantz: Oriented strand board panel having improved strand alignment and a method for making the same. Weyerhaeuser NR Company, Weyerhaeuser IP Department, Rachael Vaughn, June 16, 2009: US07547488 (2 worldwide citation)

An oriented strand board panel and a method for making the same are provided. The OSB panel has at least three layers, namely, a top surface layer, a core layer, and a bottom surface layer. A first cover layer may be provided on the top surface layer. Likewise, a second cover layer may be provided u ...