yuan xing Lee
Yuan Xing Lee: Methods and systems for automatically characterizing non-linearities of a read-back signal of a recording system. Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Netherlands, December 2, 2008: US07460323 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for automatically characterizing non-linearities of a perpendicular read-back signal of a recording system is disclosed. The method includes using dibit extraction to obtain a read-back signal having a main pulse and a plurality of echoes where the read-back signal exhibits a baseline shift ...


Marc Van Damme
Bert Groenendaal, Johan Loccufier, Huub Van Aert, Marc Van Damme: Polymer for heat-sensitive lithographic printing plate precursor. Agfa Graphics, Leydig Voit & Mayer, December 2, 2008: US07458320

A polymer for a heat-sensitive lithographic printing plate precursor is disclosed wherein the polymer comprises a phenolic monomeric unit wherein the H atom of the hydroxy group of the phenyl group of the phenolic monomeric unit is replaced by a group comprising a N-imide group and wherein the subst ...

Mark Brister, Sean Saint, James R Petisce, Curtis Hanson, Peter Simpson, Jack Pryor: Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 2, 2008: US07460898 (451 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are systems and methods for a continuous analyte sensor, such as a continuous glucose sensor. One such system utilizes first and second working electrodes to measure additional analyte or non-analyte related signal. Such measurements may provide a background and/or sensitivity measu ...

Charles J Cohen, Glenn Beach, Brook Cavell, Gene Foulk, Charles J Jacobus, Jay Obermark, George Paul: Gesture-controlled interfaces for self-service machines and other applications. Cybernet Systems Corporation, Gifford Krass Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, December 2, 2008: US07460690 (394 worldwide citation)

A gesture recognition interface for use in controlling self-service machines and other devices is disclosed. A gesture is defined as motions and kinematic poses generated by humans, animals, or machines. Specific body features are tracked, and static and motion gestures are interpreted. Motion gestu ...

William M Duane, Peter Röstin: System and method for certificate exchange. RSA Security, BainwoodHuang, December 2, 2008: US07461250 (182 worldwide citation)

In an embodiment of a system and method according to the present invention, a chain of one or more certificates certifying a principal's public key is exchanged for a single substitute certificate. The substitute certificate is used as a replacement for the certificate chain. The substitute certific ...

Louie Fielding, Ian Bennett, Colin Cahill, Pat Arensdorf, Ralph Crisostomo, Todd Alamin: Spinal implant and method for restricting spinal flexion. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Stallman & Pollock, December 2, 2008: US07458981 (172 worldwide citation)

A spinal implant system for restricting flexion of a spine includes an elongate band proportioned to engage at least two spinous processes. During use, the band is positioned engaging the spinous processes at a spinal segment of interest, where it restricts flexion at the segment. The length and ten ...

Ari Juels, Ryan Culbertson, Andrea Doherty, Darren Dupre, Norik Kocharyan: PIN recovery in a smart card. RSA Security, BainwoodHuang, December 2, 2008: US07461399 (168 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling access to resources on a smart card, the method involving: providing a list of n questions for presentation to the user, where n is an integer; receiving from the user answers to questions among the list of n questions; determining how many of the received answers are correct ...

Neil R Diener: User interface and time-shifted presentation of data in a system that monitors activity in a shared radio frequency band. Cisco Technology, Edell Shapiro & Finnan, December 2, 2008: US07460837 (162 worldwide citation)

An intelligent spectrum management (ISM) system and method that includes sophisticated features to detect, classify, and locate sources of RF activity. The system comprises one or more radio sensor devices positioned at various locations in a region where activity in a shared radio frequency band is ...

Kenneth Schofield, Niall R Lynam: Console system suitable for use in an interior cabin of a vehicle. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, December 2, 2008: US07460007 (157 worldwide citation)

An improved console system is provided that is suitable for use in an interior cabin of a vehicle, the interior cabin having a roof and a windshield having an upper portion. The improved console system comprises a console assembly that includes a headliner portion disposed at the roof of the interio ...