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Alexandre Koukline: Stapling device. Alpha Surgical Technologies, Steven M Hoffberg, July 21, 1998: US05782397 (749 worldwide citation)

The stapler includes a staple advancing system for applying an advancing force to a plurality of "U" shaped staples (19); a guide (16) for maintaining said plurality of "U" shaped staples (19) parallel to each other along a feed axis, said guide (35) having a channel cross section (33) including a h ...


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Steven M Hoffberg, Linda I Hoffberg Borghesani: Ergonomic man-machine interface incorporating adaptive pattern recognition based control system. Steven M Hoffberg, May 4, 1999: US05901246 (312 worldwide citation)

An adaptive interface for a programmable system, for predicting a desired user function, based on user history, as well as machine internal status and context. The apparatus receives an input from the user and other data. A predicted input is presented for confirmation by the user, and the predictiv ...


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Linda Irene Hoffberg, Steven M Hoffberg: Human-factored interface corporating adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus. Steven M Hoffberg, May 11, 1999: US05903454 (222 worldwide citation)

The need for a more-readily usable interface for programmable devices is widely recognized. The present invention relates to programmable sequencing devices, or, more particularly, the remote controls for consumer electronic devices. The present invention provides an enhanced interface for facilitat ...


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Steven M Hoffberg: Intelligent electronic appliance system and method. Ostrolenk Faber, Steven M Hoffberg, October 12, 2010: US07813822 (195 worldwide citation)

An intelligent electronic appliance preferably includes a user interface, data input and/or output port, and an intelligent processor. A preferred embodiment comprises a set top box for interacting with broadband media streams, with an adaptive user interface, content-based media processing and/or m ...


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Steven M Hoffberg, Linda I Hoffberg Borghesani: Ergonomic man-machine interface incorporating adaptive pattern recognition based control system. Steven M Hoffberg, November 14, 2006: US07136710 (186 worldwide citation)

An adaptive interface for a programmable system, for predicting a desired user function, based on user history, as well as machine internal status and context. The apparatus receives an input from the user and other data. A predicted input is presented for confirmation by the user, and the predictiv ...


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David P Felsher, Robert H Nagel, Steven M Hoffberg: System and method for secure three-party communications. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, November 20, 2012: US08316237 (180 worldwide citation)

A system and method for communicating information between a first party and a second party, comprising the steps of receiving, by an intermediary, an identifier of desired information and accounting information for a transaction involving the information from the first party, transmitting an identif ...


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Jean Gagnon, Philippe Roy, Paul J Lagassey: Speech interface system and method for control and interaction with applications on a computing system. Great Northern Research, Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, April 24, 2012: US08165886 (134 worldwide citation)

A speech processing system which exploits statistical modeling and formal logic to receive and process speech input, which may represent data to be received, such as dictation, or commands to be processed by an operating system, application or process. A command dictionary and dynamic grammars are u ...


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Steven Mark Hoffberg: Intelligent electronic appliance system and method. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, July 5, 2011: US07974714 (109 worldwide citation)

An intelligent electronic appliance preferably includes a user interface, data input and/or output port, and an intelligent processor. A preferred embodiment comprises a set top box for interacting with broadband media streams, with an adaptive user interface, content-based media processing and/or m ...


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Jay Fraser, Larry Weber: Authentication method and system. Tracer Detection Technology, Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, May 1, 2012: US08171567 (91 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and apparatus for the production and labeling of objects in a manner suitable for the prevention and detection of counterfeiting. Thus, the system incorporates a variety of features that make unauthorized reproduction difficult. In addition, the present invent ...


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Hoffberg Mark Hoffberg, Linda I Hoffberg Borghesani: Internet appliance system and method. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, April 24, 2012: US08165916 (87 worldwide citation)

A system comprising a user-analysis component that examines at least one user action and content associated with the action, and an advertisement delivery component that determines at least one advertisement to present to a user based at least in part on the user action, and one or more of the conte ...



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