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Belgacem Haba, Masud Beroz, David B Tuckerman, Giles Humpston, Richard Dewitt Crisp: Connection structures for microelectronic devices and methods for forming such structures. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, August 28, 2007: US07262368 (5 worldwide citation)

Provided are connection structures for a microelectronic device and methods for forming the structure. A substrate is included having opposing surfaces and a plurality of holes extending through the surfaces. Also included is a plurality of electrically conductive posts. Each post extends from a bas ...

Eric Teller, John M Stivoric, Christopher D Kasabach, Christopher D Pacione, John L Moss, Craig B Liden: Apparatus for monitoring health, wellness and fitness. BodyMedia, Metz Lewis, Barry I Friedman, August 28, 2007: US07261690 (390 worldwide citation)

A detecting, monitoring and reporting apparatus includes at least two sensors for facilitating the generation of data indicative of physiological parameters of the individual and/or data indicative of a contextual parameters of the individual. A processor is coupled to the sensors and is adapted to ...

Chien Hua Chen, Zhizhang Chen, Neal W Meyer: 3D interconnect with protruding contacts. Hewlett Packard Development Company, Jim McDaniel, August 28, 2007: US07262495 (247 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a semiconductor having protruding contacts comprising, a first semiconductor substrate having at least one interconnect located substantially within the first substrate, and a second semiconductor substrate having at least one protruding contact point that substantially con ...

John A Hauck, Jeff A Schweitzer, Michael Craven, Valtino Afonso, Holly Cotner, Frank Callaghan, John Schultz: Method and apparatus for catheter navigation and location and mapping in the heart. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, August 28, 2007: US07263397 (232 worldwide citation)

A medical system for finding and displaying the location of electrodes within the body. The electrodes may be used to measure the voltage on the heart wall and display this as an activation map on a geometry representing the heart chamber.

Matthew G Liberty: 3D pointing devices with orientation compensation and improved usability. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, August 28, 2007: US07262760 (204 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention describe 3D pointing devices which enhance usability by transforming sensed motion data from a first frame of reference (e.g., the body of the 3D pointing device) into a second frame of reference (e.g., a user's frame of reference). One exemplar ...

Michael Strobel, Andreas Weiler, Andre Timmermans: Biodegradable interference screw and tool for attaching a transplant to a bone. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, August 28, 2007: US07261716 (186 worldwide citation)

A biodegradable interference screw for directly affixing a transplant to a bone, the interference screw being provided with at least one longitudinal groove designed to co-act with a tool for insertion of and if necessary, removal of the interference screw from an opening provided in the bone to rec ...

Ajay Tripathi, Bernd Clauberg, Young Kee Min, Raghuram Narasimhan, Rohit Khetarpal: LEDS driver. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, August 28, 2007: US07262559 (157 worldwide citation)

The power supply (20) for LEDs provides power to a LED light source (10) having a variable number of LEDs wired in series and/or in parallel. The power supply (20) uses current and voltage feedback to adjust power to the LEDs and provides protection to the LED light source (10). A feedback controlle ...

Sheila S Stevens, Ryan P Boucher, Lulu Follmer, Nenita Salom, Paul Reiss, Cesar Ico, Karen D Talmadge, Mark A Reiley, Arie Scholten: Inflatable device for use in surgical protocol relating to fixation of bone. Kyphon, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, August 28, 2007: US07261720 (140 worldwide citation)

A balloon for use in compressing cancellous bone and marrow (also known as medullary bone or trabecular bone). The balloon comprises an inflatable balloon body for insertion into said bone. The body has a shape and size to compress at least a portion of the cancellous bone to form a cavity in the ca ...

Ko Chia Kao, Chih Kuang Chen, Jyh Haur Huang: Backlight module and brightness enhancement film thereof. AU Optronicscorp, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, August 28, 2007: US07262916 (135 worldwide citation)

A backlight module includes a light source, a light guide disposed on one side of the light source, a reflector disposed under the light guide, a lower diffuser disposed on the light guide, and a brightness enhancement film, which is disposed on the lower diffuser and includes a main part and severa ...

Maurice M Smith, Kevin T Foley, Roy Lim, Thomas E Roehm III: Devices and methods for percutaneous tissue retraction and surgery. Warsaw Orthopedic, Krieg DeVault, August 28, 2007: US07261688 (135 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for performing percutaneous surgery in a patient are provided. A retractor includes a working channel formed by a first portion coupled to a second portion. The first and second portions are movable relative to one another from an unexpanded configuration to an expanded configura ...

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