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 (112 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 (112 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 (112 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 ...

Eugene F Duval, Bruce Michael Schena: Retrograde instrument. Intuitive Surgical Operations, October 8, 2013: US08551076 (105 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 ...

James N Malina: Timeline application for log structured storage devices. Western Digital Technologies, October 8, 2013: US08554741 (105 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 ...

Gerald W Winsor: User profile service. Hewlett Packard Development Company, October 8, 2013: US08554876 (99 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 ...

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