ZiQing Li, HongJiang Zhang, ZhenQiu Zhang: System and method for multi-view face detection. Microsoft, Lyon & Harr, Katrina A Lyon, May 23, 2006: US07050607 (127 worldwide citation)

A system and method for real-time multi-view (i.e. not just frontal view) face detection. The system and method uses a sequence of detectors of increasing complexity and face/non-face discriminating thresholds to quickly discard non-faces at the earliest stage possible, thus saving much computation ...

Patrick Carroll, Jon Schneider, Douglas E Bell: Diagnostic sanitary test strip. Home Diagnostics, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, May 23, 2006: US07049130 (126 worldwide citation)

An improved multi-layered diagnostic sanitary test strip for receiving a heterogenous fluid, such as whole blood, to test for presence and/or amount of a suspected analyte in the fluid by facilitating a color change in the strip corresponding to the amount of the analyte in the fluid, wherein the te ...

Hideki Francis Onda: Protective enclosure for a hand-held electronic device that both stores and plays digital audio recordings. May 23, 2006: US07050841 (125 worldwide citation)

A form-fitted protective enclosure with shock-resistant features to protect an inserted hand-held electronic device that both stores and plays digital audio recordings. The enclosure protects the inserted hand-held electronic device from impacts, wear and tear, inadvertent dropping due to protruding ...

Siegfried Bragulla, Alfred Laufenberg, Harald Kluschanzoff: Peracids with good adhesion to surfaces. Ecolob & OHG, Merchant & Gould, May 23, 2006: US07049277 (123 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the use of peracid esters for improving surface wetting during the disinfection of surfaces and to synergistic antimicrobial combinations of peracid esters with further components.

Redd H Smith, Marcus R Skeem, Craig H Cooley: Superabrasive cutting element having an asperital cutting face and drill bit so equipped. Baker Hughes Incorporated, TraskBritt, May 23, 2006: US07048081 (123 worldwide citation)

A superabrasive cutting element for use with a drill bit for drilling subterranean formations and having a superabrasive table, or cutting face, in which a conglomerate of superabrasive particles is dispersed and bonded, or sintered, and in which at least one exposed cutting region of the superabras ...

Reza Arghavani, Ken MacWilliams, Hichem M Saad: Method for forming a low thermal budget spacer. Applied Materials, Townsend & Townsend & Crew, May 23, 2006: US07049200 (121 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a sidewall spacer on a gate electrode of a metal oxide semiconductor device that includes striking a first plasma to form an oxide layer on a side of the gate electrode, where the first plasma is generated from a oxide gas that includes O3 and bis-(tertiarybutylamine)silane, and ...

Jeffrey J Rosnow, Lawrence G McManis Jr: Computer-implemented system and method for project development. Kraft Foods Holdings, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, May 23, 2006: US07051036 (119 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally relates to an inventive automated system, and method for its use, including a computer having a computer program defining three development phases including project proposal development, business proposition development, and implementation for market introduction. The ...

Kazuaki Sawada, Masakatsu Uchiyama: FET type sensor, ion density detecting method comprising this sensor, and base sequence detecting method. Bio X, Hodgson Russ, May 23, 2006: US07049645 (117 worldwide citation)

The surface of a semiconductor substrate (1) comprises an input diode section (2) and a floating diffusion section (3) consisting of a diffusion region reverse to the substrate in conductivity type, an input gate (6) and an output gate (7) fixed on an insulation film (5) extending from an input diod ...

Kie Y Ahn, Leonard Forbes: Lanthanide oxide / hafnium oxide dielectrics. Micron Technology, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, May 23, 2006: US07049192 (115 worldwide citation)

Dielectric layers containing a chemical vapor deposited hafnium oxide and an electron beam evaporated lanthanide oxide and a method of fabricating such a dielectric layer produce a reliable dielectric layer having an equivalent oxide thickness thinner than attainable using SiO2. Forming a layer of h ...

Michael Meyringer: Interactive and web-based Gantt Chart. SAP Aktiengesellschaft, Fish & Richardson P C, May 23, 2006: US07050056 (115 worldwide citation)

Computer-implemented methods and computer program products implement techniques for representing a project in a web application. The techniques include generating, through a Web server, a description of a project in HTML code, creating a graphic display of at least a portion of the project in the fo ...