Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Maintaining an average erase count in a non-volatile storage system. SanDisk Corporation, Anderson Levine & Lintel, October 23, 2007: US07287118 (16 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for maintaining an average erase count in a system memory of a non-volatile memory system are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for determining an average number of times each block of a number of blocks within a non-volatile memory of a memo ...

Somakumar R
Jeremy Thomas McGarry, Somakumar Ramachandra Panicker, Ajith Kuttannair Kumar, Venkatarao Ryali, Bret Dwayne Worden, Jeffrey Louis Daigle, Paul Kenneth Houpt: System and method for locomotive adhesion control. General Electric Company, Fletcher Yoder, October 23, 2007: US07285926 (10 worldwide citation)

A traction control system for controlling an electric traction motor drivingly coupled to a wheel of a tractive vehicle. The traction control system includes means for determining speed of the wheel, means for determining tractive effort of the wheel and a control circuitry for controlling drive sig ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Thomas F Fox, Sayeh Khalili, Belgacem Haba, David Nguyen, Richard Warmke, Xingchao Yuan: Stacked semiconductor module. Rambus, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, October 23, 2007: US07285443 (2 worldwide citation)

The semiconductor module is provided that includes a semiconductor housing and a plurality of integrated circuit dice positioned within the housing. The semiconductor module also includes a programmable memory device positioned within the housing and electrically coupled to the plurality of integrat ...

John Stivoric, Christopher Pacione, Eric Teller, David Andre, Christopher Kasabach, Scott Boehmke, Suresh Vishnubhatla, Scott Safier, Jonathan Farringdon, Raymond Pelletier: Apparatus for detecting, receiving, deriving and displaying human physiological and contextual information. BodyMedia, Metz Lewis, Barry I Friedman, October 23, 2007: US07285090 (360 worldwide citation)

A monitoring apparatus that includes a sensor device and an I/O device in communication with the sensor device that generates derived data using the data from the sensor device. The derived data cannot be directly detected by the associated sensors. Alternatively, an apparatus that includes a wearab ...

Leonard Kadlec, Daniel Tallman, Patrick Kilawee: Deodorizing and sanitizing employing a wicking device. Ecolab, Kinney & Lange P A, October 23, 2007: US07285255 (227 worldwide citation)

A device and method for sanitizing and deodorizing including the selective transportation of a sanitizing composition by the capillary action of a wick to an acidic composition which may be held in a reservoir, or which also may be selectively transported through the capillary action of a wick to th ...

Srinivas Kavuri: Selective data replication system and method. CommVault Systems, Perkins Coie, October 23, 2007: US07287047 (200 worldwide citation)

The invention relates generally to copying electronic data. More particularly, the invention provides a computerized method for identifying, in a first backup data set, a data item satisfying a selection criterion, and copying to a second backup data set at least a portion of the data item.

Scott A Moskowitz: Methods, systems and devices for packet watermarking and efficient provisioning of bandwidth. October 23, 2007: US07287275 (175 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for transmitting streams of data. In one embodiment, a method comprises the steps of: receiving a stream of data; organizing the stream of data into a plurality of packets; generating a packet watermark associated with the stream of data; combining the packet ...

Sanh Dang Tang, Gordon A Haller: Vertical transistors. Micron Technology, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 23, 2007: US07285812 (170 worldwide citation)

Vertical transistors for memory cells, such as 4F2 memory cells, are disclosed. The memory cells use digit line connections formed within the isolation trench to connect the digit line with the lower active area. Vertical transistor pillars can be formed from epitaxial silicon or etched from bulk si ...

Mark D Riggins: System and method for enabling secure access to services in a computer network. Visto Corporation, Manatt Phelps & Phillips, October 23, 2007: US07287271 (168 worldwide citation)

A global server includes a communications engine for establishing a communications link with a client; security means coupled to the communications engine for determining client privileges; a servlet host engine coupled to the security means for providing to the client, based on the client privilege ...

Ivan Eliashevich, Chris Bohler, Bryan S Shelton, Hari S Venugopalan, Xiang Gao: LED with series-connected monolithically integrated mesas. Lumination, Fay Sharpe, October 23, 2007: US07285801 (154 worldwide citation)

A light emitting semiconductor device die (10, 110, 210, 310) includes an electrically insulating substrate (12, 112). First and second spatially separated electrodes (60, 62, 260, 262, 360, 362) are disposed on the electrically insulating substrate. The first and second electrodes define an electri ...