Jaron Lanier: Movable audio/video communication interface system. Graphics Properties Holdings, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, December 1, 2009: US07626569 (84 worldwide citation)

A system that includes a desk top assembly of a display and sensors mounted on a robotic arm. The arm moves the assembly so that it remains within position and orientation tolerances relative to the user's head as the user looks around. Near-field speaker arrays supply audio and a microphone array s ...

Avery Li Chun Wang, Daniel Culbert: Robust and invariant audio pattern matching. Landmark Digital Services, Woodcock Washburn, December 1, 2009: US07627477 (84 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an innovative technique for rapidly and accurately determining whether two audio samples match, as well as being immune to various kinds of transformations, such as playback speed variation. The relationship between the two audio samples is characterized by first match ...

Lesley Chisenga, Asim Mumtaz, Gehan Amil Joseph Amaratunga: Double ended converter with output synchronous rectifier and auxiliary input regulator. Enecsys, December 1, 2009: US07626834 (83 worldwide citation)

A DC to AC power converter is disclosed. The power converter has four power-switching devices, two diodes, a step-up and isolation transformer, a capacitor-choke filter and a controller. Two power-switching devices located on the primary side of the transformer are switched to provide alternate cycl ...

Oleg Y Abramov, Alexander G Kashkarov, Alexander N Kirdin: Dynamically optimized smart antenna system. Airgain, Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch, December 1, 2009: US07627300 (82 worldwide citation)

A wireless communications network includes a plurality of wireless devices equipped with direction-agile antenna systems to allow the wireless devices to establish and maintain wireless data links with each other.

Fumitsugu Fukuyo, Kenshi Fukumitsu, Naoki Uchiyama, Toshimitsu Wakuda, Kazuhiro Atsumi, Kenichi Muramatsu: Laser cutting by forming a modified region within an object and generating fractures. Hamamatsu Photonics, Drinker Biddle & Reath, December 1, 2009: US07626137 (82 worldwide citation)

A laser beam machining method and a laser beam machining device capable of cutting a work without producing a fusing and a cracking out of a predetermined cutting line on the surface of the work, wherein a pulse laser beam is radiated on the predetermined cut line on the surface of the work under th ...

Edward W Conrad, James C Douglas, Shawn R Goddard, John S Smyth: System and method of curve fitting. International Business Machines Corporation, Anthony J Canale, December 1, 2009: US07627622 (80 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to fitting a curve to a plurality of data points. A “seed curve” is determined from a first set of data points selected from the plurality of data points. From the remaining data points, data points are individually selected and a determination is made for each selected data po ...

Paul J Leavitt: Extrusion head for use in extrusion-based layered deposition modeling. Stratasys, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, December 1, 2009: US07625200 (79 worldwide citation)

An extrusion head comprising at least one mounting structure, a first liquefier pump secured to the at least one mounting structure, a second liquefier pump disposed adjacent to the first liquefier pump, a toggle mechanism supported by the at least one mounting structure and configured to move the s ...

Hiroyuki Furuya, Kiminori Mizuuchi, Kazuhisa Yamamoto: Wavelength converter and two-dimensional image display device. Panasonic Corporation, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack L, December 1, 2009: US07626755 (78 worldwide citation)

A wavelength converter of the present invention is provided with a laser resonator including a fiber containing an laser-active material and a fiber grating formed in the fiber, a laser light source for emitting an excitation light to the fiber, and a wavelength conversion element for converting a f ...

William D Arnold, Pierre Bounaud, Chixu Chen, Brian Eastman, Andreas Gosberg, Stefan N Gradl, Stephanie Hopkins, Zhe Li, Ian McDonald, Paul A Sprengeler, Ruo W Steensma, Mark E Wilson: Fused ring heterocycle kinase modulators. SGX Pharmaceuticals, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, December 1, 2009: US07626021 (77 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides novel fused ring heterocycle kinase modulators and methods of using the novel fused ring heterocycle kinase modulators to treat diseases mediated by kinase activity.

Elena Feinstein, Igor Mett: Therapeutic uses of inhibitors of RTP801L. Quark Pharmaceuticals, John P White, Cooper & Dunham, December 1, 2009: US07626015 (73 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides novel molecules, compositions, methods and uses for treating microvascular disorders, eye diseases respiratory conditions and hearing disorders based upon inhibition of the RTP801L gene and/or protein.

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