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 ...


Justin Samek, Mark Hernandez: Encoded information reading terminal in communication with peripheral point-of-sale devices. Honeywell International, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, October 8, 2013: US08550335 (209 worldwide citation)

An encoded information reading (EIR) terminal can comprise a processor, a memory, and at least one EIR device provided by a bar code reading device, an RFID reading device, an NFC reading device, or a magnetic card reading device. The EIR device can be configured to output raw message data containin ...

Colleen P Gannon, Eric Trelease: Indicia reader system with wireless communication with a headset. Hand Held Products, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, October 8, 2013: US08550354 (209 worldwide citation)

An indicia reader system including: an indicia reader to read information bearing indicia (IBI); an actuator for activating the indicia reader; a first device for wirelessly sending audio data; a headphone for wear by the operator, the headphone having a second device for accepting the audio data an ...

Sean Phillip Kearney: Open air indicia reader stand. Metrologic Instruments, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, October 8, 2013: US08550357 (209 worldwide citation)

An indicia reading system includes: a base adapted for placement on a surface for providing holding stability for a hand held indicia reading device; a post extending vertically from the base; a cradle arm extending from the post over the base, the cradle arm having a side; a first attachment device ...

Jinman Han, Doogon Kim: Non-volatile memory device, erasing method thereof, and memory system including the same. Samsung Electronics, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 8, 2013: US08553466 (179 worldwide citation)

Provided is an erasing method of a nonvolatile memory device. The erasing method applies a word line erase voltage to a plurality of word lines connected to the memory cells respectively, applies a specific voltage to a ground selection line connected to the ground selection transistor, applies an e ...

Eugene F Duval, Bruce Michael Schena: Retrograde instrument. Intuitive Surgical Operations, October 8, 2013: US08551076 (137 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 ...

Manoharprasad K Rao, Mark Cuddihy, Eric L Reed: System and method for combined blind spot detection and rear crossing path collision warning. Ford Global Technologies, Franklin MacKenzie, Ford Global Technologies, October 8, 2013: US08552848 (132 worldwide citation)

A vehicle is equipped with blind spot detection and rear crossing path collision warning system. Programmable maximum range limit radar sensors mounted on the vehicle are used to provide blind spot object detection warning when the vehicle is traveling in a forward direction and rear crossing path c ...