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David Paul Felsher: Information record infrastructure, system and method. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, December 3, 2013: US08600895 (45 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling access to records stored within databases, each record having associated access rules, a location identifier, and a content identifier maintained in a centralized index, comprising: receiving a request, communicated from a requestor to a security processor, the request contai ...


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James E Garrett: Methods and systems for altering the speaker orientation of a portable system. Motion Computing, Kevin L Daffer, Daffer McDaniel, December 3, 2013: US08600084 (45 worldwide citation)

Computer-implemented methods are provided. One method includes determining an orientation of a display of a portable system. The method also includes altering an orientation of two speakers arranged along one side of the system based on the orientation of the display. Another method includes determi ...


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Hongyuan Zhang, Rohit U Nabar, Hui Ling Lou, Sudhir Srinivasa, Arul Durai Murugan Palanivelu: Open loop multiple access for WLAN. Marvell International, December 3, 2013: US08599803 (41 worldwide citation)

In a method for transmitting information in a wireless local area network (WLAN), a plurality of different data streams corresponding to a plurality of different devices are orthogonally multiplexed onto a single symbol stream without using channel state information corresponding to a plurality of c ...


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Christian Boo: Building panel with a mechanical locking system. Valinge Innovation, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P C, December 3, 2013: US08596013 (40 worldwide citation)

Building panels 1, 1′ provided with a mechanical locking system including a tongue 30, at an edge of a first panel 1, cooperating with a tongue groove 20, at an edge of an adjacent second panel 1′, for vertical locking of the building panels. The edge of the first panel is provided with a displaceme ...


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Bharathi Ramavarjula, Jeffrey A Hughes: Managing transaction accounts. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 3, 2013: US08600886 (40 worldwide citation)

A transaction account verification system and method are provided. A user computing device transmits an account registration request that includes a selection of an account verification technique. A service provider obtains the request and initiates a set of transactions with an identified financial ...


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Stephen Richard Ives, Patrick Brian Riordan, Arieh Don, Assaf Natanzon, Helen S Raizen: Techniques for preferred path determination. EMC Corporation, Muirhead and Saturnelli, December 3, 2013: US08601085 (40 worldwide citation)

Described are techniques for determining preferred paths. A host requests first information from each of one or more ports of a data storage system. The first information includes preferred path information for a first device visible to the host through each port. The preferred path information incl ...


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Steven E Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr: Marking device docking stations having mechanical docking and methods of using same. CertusView Technologies, December 3, 2013: US08600526 (40 worldwide citation)

Docking stations and docking methods are provided for use with marking devices used for marking the presence or absence of an underground facility in a dig area. The docking station may serve as a home base for storage of a marking device, for charging the battery of a marking device, for transferri ...


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Scott M Herz, Roberto G Yepez, Wayne C Westerman, Stephen P Hotelling: Using ambient light sensor to augment proximity sensor output. Apple, December 3, 2013: US08600430 (39 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses and methods to sense proximity of an object and operate a proximity sensor of a portable device. In some embodiments, a method includes receiving an ambient light sensor (ALS) output, and altering, based on the ALS output, an effect of a proximity sensor output on control of a proximity ...


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Kenneth Kludt, Haim Harel, Eduardo Abreu: System and method for distinguishing between antennas in hybrid MIMO RDN systems. Magnolia Broadband, Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz, December 3, 2013: US08599955 (38 worldwide citation)

A system for distinguishing between any one of a plurality of antennas in a multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) system having an augmented number of antennas is provided herein. The system includes a MIMO receiving system having N branches and configured to operate in accordance with a channel est ...


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Amir Eliaz: Feed forward equalization for highly-spectrally-efficient communications. MagnaCom, McAndrews Held & Malloy, December 3, 2013: US08599914 (37 worldwide citation)

A receiver may be operable to receive a signal. A sequence estimation module of the receiver may generate estimated symbols corresponding to the received signal. The generating of the estimated symbols may use tap information associated with one or both of a pulse shaper via which the signal was tra ...