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Bradley Neville Cotier, Jarnail Singh Chudge, Matthew Robin Farmer, Michael James Belfield Parker, Robert John Wilcox: Use of beacons for assistance to users in interacting with their environments. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Rainier Patents P S, May 16, 2017: US09652124 (11 worldwide citation)

Beacon-based guidance functionality is described herein that assists the user in navigating over a desired route within an environment, or otherwise interacting with the environment. The environment, in turn, is populated with a plurality of beacons having, in one implementation, respective non-over ...


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John Campbell, Brian Bitz, Errol Mark Tazbaz: Multi-pivot hinge. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Rainier Patents P S, April 18, 2017: US09625954 (5 worldwide citation)

The description relates to devices, such as computing devices that have hinged portions. One example can include a first portion and a second portion. This example can also include a sequential multi-pivot hinge assembly rotatably securing the first portion and the second portion. The sequential mul ...


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Arnd Christian Konig, Igor Dvorkin, Manish Kumar, Sudip Roy: Performance anomaly diagnosis. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Rainier Patents P S, February 27, 2018: US09904584 (4 worldwide citation)

The described implementations relate to tunable predicate discovery. One implementation is manifest as a method for obtaining a data set and determining anomaly scores for anomalies of an attribute of interest in the data set. The method can also generate a ranked list of predicates based on the ano ...


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Spencer Kim Haws: Selective harvester. Rainier Patents P S, Paul W Mitchell, March 20, 2012: US08136336 (4 worldwide citation)

Harvesters selectively harvest agricultural objects, such as asparagus spears. One harvester includes at least one set of independently controllable cutter arm assemblies that rotate about a common axis to harvest individual asparagus spears.


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Joseph H Matthews III, Lavanya Vasudevan, Shawn M Thomas, Joseph A Schrader, Ted Tai Yu Chen, Raman K Sarin: Hub key service. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Rainier Patents P S, July 18, 2017: US09710982 (3 worldwide citation)

In embodiments of a hub key service, a device includes a communication interface for communication coordination with one or more associated devices of the device, and the associated devices correspond to hub members. A hub manager is implemented to generate an electronic key that includes access per ...


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Brian Bitz, John Campbell, Errol Mark Tazbaz, Joe Gault: Covered multi-pivot hinge. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Rainier Patents P S, April 18, 2017: US09625953 (3 worldwide citation)

The description relates to devices, such as computing devices that have hinged portions. One example can include a first portion and a second portion. This example can also include a multi-pivot hinge unit rotatably securing the first and second portions. This example can further include a covered s ...


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Del Lathim: Feed dispenser apparatus. Rainier Patents P S, Paul W Mitchell, September 22, 2015: US09137967 (3 worldwide citation)

A feed dispensing apparatus including a feed storage portion configured to define a feed receiving volume for receiving a feed bag. This feed dispensing apparatus also includes a feed presentation portion that defines an opening proximate the feed receiving volume through which a user can open the f ...


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Del Lathim: Media apparatus. Rainier Patents P S, Paul W Mitchell, February 4, 2014: US08640648 (3 worldwide citation)

The present description relates to a media apparatus that can function as an animal litter box. In one case, the media apparatus includes a media storage portion configured to define a media receiving volume. The media apparatus also includes an animal support portion that defines an opening proxima ...


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Errol M Tazbaz: Radius hinge. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Rainier Patents P S, June 20, 2017: US09684343 (2 worldwide citation)

The description relates to devices, such as computing devices that have hinged portions. One example can include a display portion that includes a display screen and an input portion that includes an input device. This example can also include a radius hinge assembly rotatably securing the first and ...


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Lon W Allen: Magnetic coupling systems. Rainier Patents P S, Paul Mitchell, Remembrance Newcombe, September 22, 2015: US09142912 (2 worldwide citation)

This patent pertains to magnetic coupling systems. One implementation includes magnetic jumper cables, which include magnetic couplers and elongate, insulated, electrically-isolated electric conductors.