Fred Thomas
Phillip M Walker, Fred Charles Thomas, Greg J Lipinski: Automatic firewall configuration. Hewlett Packard Development Company, October 8, 2013: US08555372 (9 worldwide citation)

In one example a method is provided. The method includes (i) discovering, by a gateway router, a server in a local area network, wherein the gateway router discovers the server by sending a universal plug and play (UPnP) message identifying the gateway router as a gateway router with access configur ...

Somakumar R
Adnan Kutubuddin Bohori, Suma Memana Narayana Bhat, Somakumar Ramachandrapanicker, Jeffrey Neal Slotnick: System and method for contactless power transfer in portable image detectors. General Electric Company, Ann M Agosti, October 8, 2013: US08552595 (3 worldwide citation)

A system and method for contactless power transfer in a portable image detector for charging rechargeable batteries disposed within the portable image detector is provided. The system includes a first coil couplable to a power source, wherein the first coil is configured to produce a magnetic field. ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Wael Zohni, Richard Dewitt Crisp: Enhanced stacked microelectronic assemblies with central contacts and improved thermal characteristics. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, October 8, 2013: US08553420

A microelectronic assembly includes a dielectric element having oppositely-facing first and second surfaces and one or more apertures extending between the surfaces, the dielectric element further having conductive elements thereon; a first microelectronic element having a rear surface and a front s ...


James N Malina: Timeline application for log structured storage devices. Western Digital Technologies, October 8, 2013: US08554741 (98 worldwide citation)

A host computer receives log structured data from a data storage device (DSD), wherein the log structured data comprises logical block addresses (LBAs) corresponding to a plurality of write operations performed on the DSD, and the log structured data comprises at least one duplicated instance of an ...

Aswartha Narayana, Chuanwen Ji, Duc T Phan, Min Chen, Hengchang Guo: Disk drive correcting track ID in response to an estimated radial location and a burst PES. Western Digital Technologies, October 8, 2013: US08553351 (92 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk, the disk comprising a plurality of servo tracks defined by a plurality of servo sectors. An estimated radial location of the head is generated in response to an actuator control signal. A Gray coded track ID is detected from reading a ...

Gerald W Winsor: User profile service. Hewlett Packard Development Company, October 8, 2013: US08554876 (72 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and device are provided for a user profile service. One embodiment includes a method for user profile service. The method includes collecting user profile data from different network sources in a localized database. Business rules are provided to an application server to manage acc ...

Eugene F Duval, Bruce Michael Schena: Retrograde instrument. Intuitive Surgical Operations, October 8, 2013: US08551076 (66 worldwide citation)

A minimally invasive surgical instrument includes a U-turn mechanism that transmits actuating forces around a U-turn. The U-turn mechanism is coupled between segments of the instrument and has a bend radius that is smaller than flexible arms having a similar cross section diameter. The actuating for ...

David A Schatz, Herbert T Lou, Morris P Kesler, Katherine L Hall, Konrad J Kulikowski, Eric R Giler, Ron Fiorello: Wireless energy transfer with feedback control for lighting applications. WiTricity Corporation, GTC Law Group & Affilitates, October 8, 2013: US08552592 (60 worldwide citation)

Described herein are improved configurations for a wireless lighting power transfer method including providing a source having a source resonator that includes a high-Q source magnetic resonator coupled to a power source, providing a device having a device resonator that includes a high-Q device mag ...

Earl Quong Wong, Yoshihiro Murakami, Pingshan Li, Eric D Edwards, Soroj Triteyaprasert, Hidenori Kushida, Makibi Nakamura, Mamoru Sugiura: Method and apparatus for super-resolution imaging using digital imaging devices. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 8, 2013: US08553093 (58 worldwide citation)

A super-resolution image is generated from a sequence of low resolution images. In one embodiment, the image shift information is measured for each of the low resolution images using an image stabilization component of an imaging device. The shift information is used to generate the super-resolution ...

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