Randy Ekl
Thomas V D Amico, Jeffrey D Bonta, Randy L Ekl, Avinash Joshi, Michael D Kotzin, Surender Kumar, Whay Chiou Lee, Peggy K Matson: Method and apparatus for broadcast in an ad hoc network using elected broadcast relay nodes. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, September 22, 2009: US07593376 (18 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for electing broadcast relay nodes (520B, H, M) in an ad hoc network (500). Each node (520A-520O) generates an attribute message including associated parameters. Each node (520A-520O) generates a weighted value (WV) based on the parameters. The WV can be included in the attrib ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Michael J Nystrom, David B Tuckerman, Belgacem Haba, Giles Humpston, Jesse Burl Thompson: Pin referenced image sensor to reduce tilt in a camera module. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, September 22, 2009: US07593636 (16 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a camera module. The camera module includes a circuit panel having a top side, a bottom side and transparent region, the circuit panel having conductors. The module further includes sensor unit disposed on the bottom side of the circuit panel, and the sensor unit inc ...

Steven Jobs
Steve Jobs, Anthony M Fadell, Jonathan P Ive: Highly portable media device. Apple, Beyer Law Group, September 22, 2009: US07593782 (67 worldwide citation)

An improved portable media device and methods for operating a media device are disclosed. According to one aspect, the portable media device can also function as a solid-state drive for data storage. The form factor of the portable media device can be hand-held or smaller, such that it is highly por ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Alan Frank Graves: Fast optical switch. Nortel Networks, Withrow & Terranova P L L C, September 22, 2009: US07593607 (5 worldwide citation)

A fast optical switch is needed to realize an economical and scaleable optical-core network. In the disclosed optical switch, switching is effected by rapid wavelength conversion. Either channel switching, Time Division Multiplex (TDM) switching or both may be provided by the fast optical switch. Th ...


Kees Schouhamer Immink
Kees A Schouhamer Immink: Method and apparatus for coding information, method and apparatus for decoding coded information, method of fabricating a recording medium, the recording medium and modulated signal. LG Electronics, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, September 22, 2009: US07592931

Method of converting information words, which includes receiving m-bit information words, where m is an integer, and converting the m-bit information words into n-bit code words based on a code conversion table including a plurality of coding states, where n is an integer greater than m. The plurali ...

James H Brauker, Mark A Tapsak, Sean T Saint, Apurv U Kamath, Paul V Neale, Peter C Simpson, Michael Robert Mensinger, Dubravka Markovic: Integrated delivery device for continuous glucose sensor. Dexcom, Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear, September 22, 2009: US07591801 (554 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for integrating a continuous glucose sensor, including a receiver, a medicament delivery device, and optionally a single point glucose monitor are provided. Manual integrations provide for a physical association between the devices wherein a user (for example, patient or doctor) ...

Nobuo Higaki, Takamichi Shimada: Gesture recognition apparatus, gesture recognition method, and gesture recognition program. Honda Motor, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, September 22, 2009: US07593552 (340 worldwide citation)

A gesture recognition apparatus for recognizing postures or gestures of an object person based on images of the object person captured by cameras. The gesture recognition apparatus includes: a face/fingertip position detection means which detects a face position and a fingertip position of the objec ...

Dennis R Boulais, Francis T Macnamara, Andrew Peter Kirouac: Articulation joint for video endoscope. Boston Scientific Scimed, Christensen O Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, September 22, 2009: US07591783 (215 worldwide citation)

A video endoscope system includes a reusable control cabinet and an endoscope that is connectable thereto. The endoscope may be used with a single patient and then disposed. The endoscope includes an illumination mechanism, an image sensor, and an elongate shaft having one or more lumens located the ...

Martin T King, Dale L Grover, Clifford A Kushler, James Q Stafford Fraser: Data capture from rendered documents using handheld device. Exbiblio, Michael J Smith, September 22, 2009: US07593605 (186 worldwide citation)

A portable device having scanning, imaging or other data-capture capability is described. In some cases, the portable device can indicate to the user when enough information has been captured to uniquely identify a source document. In some cases, the portable device calculates timestamps and locatio ...