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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert Lee Angell, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Risk assessment in a gate area of an airport. International Business Machines Corporation, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, John R Pivnichny, January 18, 2011: US07873586

A risk assessment method and system. The method includes receiving by an inference engine, first sensor cohort data associated with a first cohort located within a gate area of an airport. The inference engine receives first group technology inferences associated with the first cohort. The inference ...


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yuan xing Lee
Jingfeng Liu, Hongwei Song, Jongseung Park, George Mathew, Yuan Xing Lee: AGC loop with weighted zero forcing and LMS error sources and methods for using such. LSI Corporation, Hamilton DeSanctis & Cha, January 18, 2011: US07872823 (6 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for gain control. For example, some embodiments of the present invention provide variable gain control circuits. Such circuits include a zero forcing loop generating a zero forcing feedback and a least mean square loop generati ...


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Roger DiPaolo
Nathan K Weiner, Patrick J Odoy, Eric Schultz, Mark Jones, James Overbeck, Herman Deweerd, David A Stura, Albert Bukys, Tim Woolaver, Thomas P Regan, David Bradbury, Eric Earl McKenzie, Roger DiPaolo, Christopher Miles, Joel M Katz, Ksenia Oleink Ovod: System, method, and product for scanning of biological materials. Affymetrix, Thomas J Siepmann, January 18, 2011: US07871812 (4 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of a scanning system is described including optical elements that direct an excitation beam at a probe array, detectors that receive reflected intensity data responsive to the excitation beam, where the reflected intensity data is responsive to a focusing distance between an optical el ...


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William H. Gates III
Raymond E Ozzie, Eric J Horvitz, William H Gates III, Joshua T Goodman, Susan T Dumais, Gary W Flake, Trenholme J Griffin, Xuedong D Huang, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Christopher A Meek: Desktop search from mobile device. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, January 18, 2011: US07873620 (3 worldwide citation)

Content management architecture for a portable wireless device. Caching and fetching techniques are provided to improve content handling for portable devices such as cellular telephones and portable computers. A search component automatically performs searches as a background process, and potentiall ...


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Frank J Viola, Gregg Krehel, Michael A Soltz, Robert J DeSantis, Henry E Holsten, Russell Heinrich: Surgical stapler with timer and feedback display. Tyco Healthcare Group, January 18, 2011: US07870989 (300 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus has a clamp and a stapling mechanism. The clamp has a first jaw and a second jaw to clamp on a body tissue at a desired location for a stapling operation. The stapling mechanism is controlled by a trigger handle or a switch assembly. The surgical apparatus has a controller for p ...


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Brian James Thompson, Mark S Ortiz: Applier for fastener for single lumen access anastomosis. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 18, 2011: US07871418 (214 worldwide citation)

An applier for an anastomosis ring device. The applier has an elongate implement portion and a handle connected to the implement portion. The applier further includes a distal actuating member having catch means which, in a lock position, protrudes radially outward to engage a distal ring. The appli ...


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Walter M Weber, Ammar Al Ali, Lorenzo Cazzoli: Variable indication estimator. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 18, 2011: US07873497 (176 worldwide citation)

A variable indication estimator which determines an output value representative of a set of input data. For example, the estimator can reduce input data to estimates of a desired signal, select a time, and determine an output value from the estimates and the time. In one embodiment, the time is sele ...


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Trevor J Darrell, Tom Yeh, Konrad Tollmar: Photo-based mobile deixis system and related techniques. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Daly Crowley Mofford & Durkee, January 18, 2011: US07872669 (174 worldwide citation)

A mobile deixis device includes a camera to capture an image and a wireless handheld device, coupled to the camera and to a wireless network, to communicate the image with existing databases to find similar images. The mobile deixis device further includes a processor, coupled to the device, to proc ...


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Dan Kalish: System and method for identifying content service within content server. Flash Networks, The Law Office of Michael E Kondoudis, January 18, 2011: US07873705 (168 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a new method for identifying current content service visited by a mobile device user within a content server through a cellular network. According to this method the received content from the content provider server is parsed for identifying embedded hyperlinks and re ...


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Ian Bennett: Natural language speech lattice containing semantic variants. Phoenix Solutions, PatentBest, Andrew McAleavey, January 18, 2011: US07873519 (152 worldwide citation)

An intelligent query system for processing voiced-based queries is disclosed, which uses a combination of both statistical and semantic based processing to identify the question posed by the user by understanding the meaning of the user's utterance. Based on identifying the meaning of the utterance, ...



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