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Deepak Jain, Tuan Quoc Dao: Updating mobile devices with additional elements. DeviceFidelity, Fish & Richardson P C, May 10, 2011: US07941197 (88 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for updating mobile devices with additional elements. In some implementations, a cover for a mobile device includes side surfaces, a rear surface, a physical interface, and a circuit. The side surfaces and the rear surface are configured to b ...


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Satoshi Kondo, Shinya Kadono, Makoto Hagai, Kiyofumi Abe: Motion vector calculating method. Panasonic Corporation, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack L, May 10, 2011: US07940845 (88 worldwide citation)

When a block (MB22) of which motion vector is referred to in the direct mode contains a plurality of motion vectors, 2 motion vectors MV23 and MV24, which are used for inter picture prediction of a current picture (P23) to be coded, are determined by scaling a value obtained from averaging the plura ...


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Arik Yavilevich: Method and system for monitoring an activity of a user. ClickTale, Myers Wolin, May 10, 2011: US07941525 (86 worldwide citation)

A method for tracking an activity of a user, the method includes: downloading, over a network, web page content that comprises a tracking code; tracking, at least partially by executing the tracking code by a user computer, user activities that are responsive to at least a portion of the downloaded ...


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Richard King, Mark Hanes: Implantable orthopaedic device and method for making the same. DePuy Products, Barnes & Thornburg, May 10, 2011: US07938861 (86 worldwide citation)

A polymeric implantable orthopaedic device that includes a first layer and a second layer where the first layer has a porosity that is different from the second layer is described. An associated method of producing a polymeric implantable orthopaedic device that includes a first layer and a second l ...


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Josh Star Lack, David Humber, Karla Knott, Corey Zankowski, Michael C Green, Gary Virshup, James Clayton, Michelle M Svatos: Varian Medical Systems, Houst Consulting, May 10, 2011: US07940891 (85 worldwide citation)

A radiation apparatus includes a radiation source movable in translational and/or rotational degrees of freedom, and a structure adapted to support a body. The structure is provided with an opening to allow a portion of the body passing through to be exposed to at least a portion of the therapeutic ...


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Jia Li, James Z Wang: Real-time computerized annotation of pictures. The Penn State Research Foundation, Gifford Krass Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C, Douglas L Wathen, May 10, 2011: US07941009 (84 worldwide citation)

A computerized annotation method achieves real-time operation and better optimization properties while preserving the architectural advantages of the generative modeling approach. A novel clustering algorithm for objects is represented by discrete distributions, or bags of weighted vectors, thereby ...


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John Ivey, David L Simon: Lighting including integral communication apparatus. Altair Engineering, Young Basile, May 10, 2011: US07938562 (80 worldwide citation)

A lighting and communication system for use in a standardized light fixture is provided. The lighting and communication system includes a light source and a communication apparatus including at least one of an audio device and a camera. At least one electrical connector configured for physical and e ...


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Chunming Niu: Nanowire structures comprising carbon. Nanosys, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, May 10, 2011: US07939218 (78 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to nanowire structures and interconnected nanowire networks comprising such structures, as well as methods for their production. The nanowire structures comprise a nanowire core, a carbon-based layer, and in additional embodiments, carbon-based structures such as na ...


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Paul G Greenstein, Galina Grunin, Luu Q Nguyen: Facilitating management of service elements usable in providing information technology service offerings. International Business Machines Corporation, Anna L Linne Esq, Kevin P Radigan Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, May 10, 2011: US07941321 (75 worldwide citation)

A service element is defined and represented by a data structure. It includes one or more components and/or one or more other service elements. A service element providing a complete function is a service offering. Management of service elements and/or service offerings is facilitated by a Service D ...


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Christina Karen Lauridsen, Sushma Bharat Patel, Loulwa F Salem, Lisa Anne Seacat: Managing received calls. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, Steven L Bennett, May 10, 2011: US07940917 (71 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and computer usable program product for managing received calls. In response to receiving a first call from a user, the process stores a record of the first call in a table of received calls. Thereafter, in response to receiving a second call from the user within a predefined pe ...