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Alexandre Koukline: Stapling device. Alpha Surgical Technologies, Steven M Hoffberg, July 21, 1998: US05782397 (812 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 (328 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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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 (255 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 (243 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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Linda Irene Hoffberg, Steven M Hoffberg: Human-factored interface corporating adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus. Steven M Hoffberg, May 11, 1999: US05903454 (238 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 (232 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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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 (200 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 (126 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 (118 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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Zhongfei Zhang: Linear system based, qualitative independent motion detection from compressed mpeg surveillance video. The Research Foundation of State University of New York, Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, April 24, 2012: US08164629 (101 worldwide citation)

The present invention features a qualitative method to detect independent motion revealed in successive frames of a compressed surveillance MPEG video stream using linear system consistency analysis without decompression of the stream, identifying the segments containing independent motion in a real ...