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David Otto Whitt III, Eric Joseph Wahl, David C Vandervoort, Todd David Pleake, Rob Huala, Summer L Schneider, Robyn Rebecca Reed McLaughlin, Matthew David Mickelson, Joel Lawrence Pelley, Timothy C Shaw, Ralf Groene, Hua Wang, Christopher Harry Stoumbos, Karsten Aagaard: Flexible hinge and removable attachment. Microsoft Corporation, Wolfe SBMC, July 30, 2013: US08498100 (120 worldwide citation)

Flexible hinge and removable attachment techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a flexible hinge is configured to communicatively and physically couple an input device to a computing device and may implement functionality such as a support layer and minimum bend radius. The input d ...


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Todor G Georgiev, Andrew Lumsdaine: Focused plenoptic camera employing microlenses with different focal lengths. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Wolfe SBMC, March 19, 2013: US08400555 (120 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for capturing and rendering images with focused plenoptic cameras employing microlenses with different focal lengths. A focused plenoptic camera that includes an array of microlenses with at least two different focal lengths may be used to simultaneously capture microimages fro ...


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Todor G Georgiev, Chintan Intwala, Sevket Derin Babacan: Radiance processing by demultiplexing in the frequency domain. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Wolfe SBMC, October 15, 2013: US08559756 (112 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for radiance processing by demultiplexing in the frequency domain. A frequency domain demultiplexing module obtains a radiance image captured with a lens-based radiance camera. The image includes optically mixed spatial and angular frequency components of light from a scene. The ...


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Kenneth P Hinckley, Koji Yatani: Multi-screen pinch and expand gestures. Microsoft Corporation, Wolfe SBMC, September 17, 2013: US08539384 (92 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of multi-screen pinch and expand gestures are described. In various embodiments, a first input is recognized at a first screen of a multi-screen system, and the first input includes a first motion input. A second input is recognized at a second screen of the multi-screen system, and the ...


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Kenneth P Hinckley, Koji Yatani: Multi-screen hold and drag gesture. Microsoft Corporation, Wolfe SBMC, June 25, 2013: US08473870 (85 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of a multi-screen hold and drag gesture are described. In various embodiments, a hold input is recognized at a first screen of a multi-screen system when the hold input is held in place. A motion input is recognized at a second screen of the multi-screen system, and the motion input is r ...


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Johannes P Kopf, Michael F Cohen: Destination maps user interface. Microsoft Corporation, Wolfe SBMC, July 16, 2013: US08489331 (82 worldwide citation)

A user interface is presented via which user inputs can be received and maps can be displayed. A user selection of a destination and a user specification of a region of interest on a map are received. The region of interest surrounds the destination on the map. In response to receiving the user spec ...


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David R Perek, Michael A Schwager, Sharon Drasnin, Mark J Seilstad: Sensor fusion algorithm. Microsoft Corporation, Wolfe SBMC, October 1, 2013: US08548608 (76 worldwide citation)

Sensor fusion algorithm techniques are described. In one or more embodiments, behaviors of a host device and accessory devices are controlled based upon an orientation of the host device and accessory devices, relative to one another. A combined spatial position and/or orientation for the host devic ...


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David Otto Whitt III, Eric Joseph Wahl, David C Vandervoort, Todd David Pleake, Rob Huala, Summer L Schneider, Robyn Rebecca Reed McLaughlin, Matthew David Mickelson, Joel Lawrence Pelley, Timothy C Shaw, Ralf Groene, Hua Wang, Christopher Harry Stoumbos, Karsten Aagaard: Flexible hinge and removable attachment. Microsoft Corporation, Wolfe SBMC, October 29, 2013: US08570725 (74 worldwide citation)

Flexible hinge and removable attachment techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a flexible hinge is configured to communicatively and physically couple an input device to a computing device and may implement functionality such as a support layer and minimum bend radius. The input d ...


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David R Perek, Michael A Schwager, Sharon Drasnin, Mark J Seilstad: Sensor fusion algorithm. Microsoft Corporation, Wolfe SBMC, September 24, 2013: US08543227 (73 worldwide citation)

Sensor fusion algorithm techniques are described. In one or more embodiments, behaviors of a host device and accessory devices are controlled based upon an orientation of the host device and accessory devices, relative to one another. A combined spatial position and/or orientation for the host devic ...


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Stephanie E Teng, Jinsheng Shi, Albert Shen, Ryan M Haning, Paula Guntaur, Michael J Kruzeniski: Notifications. Microsoft Corporation, Wolfe SBMC, August 7, 2012: US08238876 (70 worldwide citation)

Notification techniques are described. In an implementation, an unlock screen is displayed by a mobile communications device that indicates that one or more keys of the mobile communications device are locked. If an input is detected at the mobile communications device to remove the lock, an animati ...