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Qiong Liu, Donald Kimber, Patrick Chiu, Laurent Denoue, Jack Yang, Hanning Zhou: System and method for interacting with objects via a camera enhanced mobile device. Fuji Xerox, Fliesler Meyer, November 9, 2010: US07830417 (78 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention enable an image based controller to control and manipulate objects with simple point-and-capture operations via images captured by a camera enhanced mobile device. Powered by this technology, a user is able to complete many complicated control tasks via guided co ...


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Robert Boock, Monica Rixman, James H Brauker, James R Petisce, Peter C Simpson, Mark Brister, Mark A Tapsak, Victoria Carr Brendel: Analyte sensor. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 9, 2010: US07828728 (77 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to membranes utilized with implantable devices, such as devices for the detection of analyte concentrations in a biological sample. More particularly, the invention relates to novel silicone-hydrophilic polymer blend membranes, and to devices and implantable d ...


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Robert P Colelli, Eric E Oberg, Johnnie Cruz, Keith Cleland: Merchandise dispensing apparatus providing theft deterrence. Displays Plus, Vista IP Law Group, November 9, 2010: US07828158 (76 worldwide citation)

A box structure has a plurality of walls positioned and configured to prevent access to an interior space housing merchandise in a secure manner. A first movable wall permits manual access to a frontal portion of the interior space while at the same time moving a barrier strip to prevent manual acce ...


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Craig H Chapman, Oliver B Downs: Assessing road traffic flow conditions using data obtained from mobile data sources. Inrix, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, November 9, 2010: US07831380 (76 worldwide citation)

Techniques are described for assessing road traffic conditions in various ways based on obtained traffic-related data, such as data samples from vehicles and other mobile data sources traveling on the roads, as well as in some situations data from one or more other sources (such as physical sensors ...


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Hisato Yabuta, Masafumi Sano, Tatsuya Iwasaki, Hideo Hosono, Toshio Kamiya, Kenji Nomura: Field effect transistor manufacturing method. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, November 9, 2010: US07829444 (74 worldwide citation)

Provided is a novel method for manufacturing a field effect transistor. Prior to forming an amorphous oxide layer on a substrate, ultraviolet rays are irradiated onto the substrate surface in an ozone atmosphere, plasma is irradiated onto the substrate surface, or the substrate surface is cleaned by ...


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Christopher L Scofield, Elmore Eugene Pope, Brad E Marshall: Method and system for associating keywords with online content sources. Amazon Technologies, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, November 9, 2010: US07831582 (72 worldwide citation)

A method and system for associating keywords with online content sources. According to one embodiment, a method may include identifying a result set including one or more of a plurality of online content sources, wherein each of the included one or more online content sources satisfies a keyword que ...


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Matthew Benedict Hessburg, Andrew W Rappleyea, Sunen Rodriguez, Julie Sanoff, Andrea N Silverstein: System and method for exchanging loyalty points for acquisitions. American Express Travel Related Services Company, Snell & Wilmer L, November 9, 2010: US07828206 (67 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for facilitating an acquisition from a merchant, whereby payment for the acquisition is made at least partially through automated redemption of loyalty points from a loyalty account. In particular, information is received at a loyalty point exchange system from the m ...


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IJsbrand Wijnands, Arjen Boers, Yiqun Cai, Tony Speakman: Flooding control for multicast distribution tunnel. Cisco Technology, Campbell Stephenson, November 9, 2010: US07830787 (66 worldwide citation)

A multicast transmission scheme is introduced. A multicast data stream is sent on a default tunnel and switched to a data tunnel during flooding conditions. The default tunnel is a point-to-multipoint tunnel from, for example, a source provider edge router to all other provider edge routers in a vir ...


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Donald C Miller: Electromotive drives. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 9, 2010: US07828685 (65 worldwide citation)

A transmission having a plurality of tilting balls and opposing input and output discs provides an infinite number of speed combinations over its transmission ratio range. The transmission provides multiple powerpaths and can be combined with electrical components to provide motor/generator function ...


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John E Seem: Adaptive real-time optimization control. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, November 9, 2010: US07827813 (64 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods to regulate the amount of outdoor air that is introduced into a building. These systems and methods determine the mechanical load requirements based on adaptive control functionality. These systems and methods utilize extremum seeking control logic to vary the flow of outdoor air ...