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Ian B Hanson, Paul F Bente IV: Alignment systems and methods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, November 13, 2012: US08308679 (80 worldwide citation)

A delivery system for delivering fluidic media may include a second housing configured to be selectively operatively engaged with and disengaged from a first housing portion adapted to be carried by a user. One of the housing portions may support a reservoir for containing fluidic media and a plunge ...


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Shelten Gee Jao Yuen, James Park, Eric Nathan Friedman: Portable monitoring devices and methods of operating same. Fitbit, Neil A Steinberg, November 13, 2012: US08311769 (74 worldwide citation)

A portable monitoring device to calculate a number of stairs or flights of stairs traversed by the user, in one aspect, comprising a housing having a physical size and shape that is adapted to couple to the body of the user, a motion sensor, disposed in the housing, to sample motion of the user in r ...


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Shelten Gee Jao Yuen, James Park, Eric Nathan Friedman: Portable monitoring devices and methods of operating same. Fitbit, Neil A Steinberg, November 13, 2012: US08311770 (73 worldwide citation)

An activity monitoring system, in one aspect, comprises a portable activity monitoring device comprising a housing having a physical size and shape that is adapted to couple to the user's body; a motion sensor, disposed in the housing, to detect motion of a user and to generate data representative t ...


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Cory Reche, Lee Nevill, Tim Martin: Error detection/correction based memory management. Micron Technology, Brooks Cameron & Huebsch PLLC, November 13, 2012: US08312349 (73 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure includes methods, devices, and systems for error detection/correction based memory management. One embodiment includes performing a read operation with respect to a particular group of memory cells of a memory device and, if the read operation results in an uncorrectable error ...


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Shunpei Yamazaki, Masayuki Sakakura, Ryosuke Watanabe, Junichiro Sakata, Kengo Akimoto, Akiharu Miyanaga, Takuya Hirohashi, Hideyuki Kishida: Semiconductor device, display device, and electronic appliance. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Fish & Richardson P C, November 13, 2012: US08309961 (69 worldwide citation)

In a channel protected thin film transistor in which a channel formation region is formed using an oxide semiconductor, an oxide semiconductor layer which is dehydrated or dehydrogenated by a heat treatment is used as an active layer, a crystal region including nanocrystals is included in a superfic ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads, William C Hein III, Kenneth L Levy: Methods for linking from objects to remote resources. Digimarc Corporation, November 13, 2012: US08312168 (66 worldwide citation)

Technology is disclosed for associating content objects (e.g., paper documents, audio and video files, etc.) with corresponding information and/or action. One arrangement employs an architecture comprising a registration server, a router, and one or more product handlers. Identifiers for the content ...


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Xiao Ping Yang: Compact multi-element antenna with phase shift. Airgain, Clause Eight IPS, Michael Catania, November 13, 2012: US08310402 (64 worldwide citation)

A phased array antenna system includes a first radiation element that is made of a material and has a length selected to resonate at a desired frequency. A phase-shift element is coupled to one end of the first radiation element. A second radiation element is coupled to the end of the phase-shift el ...


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Elena Pavlovskaia, Venkata S Sarva: System and method for image segmentation in generating computer models of a joint to undergo arthroplasty. OtisMed Corporation, Polsinelli Shughart PC, November 13, 2012: US08311306 (63 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for image segmentation in generating computer models of a joint to undergo arthroplasty are disclosed. Some embodiments may include a method of partitioning an image of a bone into a plurality of regions, where the method may include obtaining a plurality of volumetric image slic ...


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William J Gauvin: Method and apparatus for securing documents using a position dependent file system. Symantec Corporation, McKay and Hodgson, Serge J Hodgson, Sean P Lewis, November 13, 2012: US08312064 (63 worldwide citation)

Access to information or a document is secured by a central global positioning authority that evaluates access requests in accordance with predefined policies. One component of an access request includes location information regarding at least one of the requesting entity and location of the request ...


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Stacy Friedman, Jon Muskin: Video games adapted for wagering. Muskin & Cusick, November 13, 2012: US08308544 (62 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and computer readable storage to allow players to wager on video games. The method disclosed herein can allow players to win or lose money while partaking in any video game previously played for entertainment purposes. A player can purchase play time on a game, play the game and ...



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