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Steven C Smith, Charles A Park, Siri S Weerasooriya, Jenghung Chen, Guoxiao Guo, Wei Guo: Disk drive employing overlapping servo zones to facilitate servo zone crossing. Western Digital Technologies, May 13, 2014: US08724245 (96 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk, the disk comprising a plurality of servo sectors defining a plurality of servo tracks, wherein the servo tracks form a plurality of servo zones. A servo data rate of servo sectors in a first servo zone is different than a servo data r ...

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Richard Dewitt Crisp, Wael Zohni, Belgacem Haba, Yong Chen: In-package fly-by signaling. Invensas Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 13, 2014: US08723329 (8 worldwide citation)

In-package fly-by signaling can be provided in a multi-chip microelectronic package having address lines on a package substrate configured to carry address information to a first connection region on the substrate having a first delay from terminals of the package, and the address lines being config ...

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Belgacem Haba: Microelectronic packages with dual or multiple-etched flip-chip connectors. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 13, 2014: US08723318 (1 worldwide citation)

A packaged microelectronic element includes a microelectronic element having a front surface and a plurality of first solid metal posts extending away from the front surface. A substrate has a major surface and a plurality of conductive elements exposed at the major surface and joined to the first s ...

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Kobi O Eshun, Donald W Mahurin: Method and apparatus for thwarting spyware. Earle Jennings, May 13, 2014: US08726399

A trusted apparatus including an input filter, security mode indicator working with a proxy node thwart the possibility of spyware being able to observe user input when a security mode signal indicates security mode asserted. The trusted apparatus may further include any combination of the user inpu ...

William H. Gates III
Xuedong D Huang, William H Gates III, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Bradly A Brunell, Susan T Dumais, Gary W Flake, Trenholme J Griffin, Oliver Hurst Hiller: Targeted advertising in brick-and-mortar establishments. Microsoft Corporation, Dan Choi, Carole Boelitz, Micky Minhas, May 13, 2014: US08725567 (6 worldwide citation)

Architecture for presenting advertisements in realtime in retail establishments. A sensor component includes sensors for collecting information about a customer or group of customers as they move through the store. The sensors can include capability for image processing, audio processing, light sens ...

Eugene Fitzgerald
Matthew T Currie, Anthony J Lochtefeld, Richard Hammond, Eugene A Fitzgerald: Semiconductor structures employing strained material layers with defined impurity gradients and methods for fabricating same. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Slater and Matsil L, May 13, 2014: US08722495 (1 worldwide citation)

Semiconductor structures and devices including strained material layers having impurity-free zones, and methods for fabricating same. Certain regions of the strained material layers are kept free of impurities that can interdiffuse from adjacent portions of the semiconductor. When impurities are pre ...


William A Marty, Dean Jeffrey Bidwell, John S Bandringa, Bruce Morton: Mobile printer with optional battery accessory. Intermec IP, Additon Higgins Pendleton & Ashe P A, May 13, 2014: US08723904 (254 worldwide citation)

A mobile printer comprising a printer body and a printer door is provided. The printer body has a recessed area that is sized to receive a media roll. The media roll has a void interior portion that is sized to receive one or more batteries that provide power to the mobile printer. Further, the prin ...

Charles E Biss, William H Havens, Michael D Robinson, Paul Balschweit, Timothy R Fitch, Melvin D McCall, Garrison Gomez, Mark A McClaude, Andrew Longacre, Eunice Sonneville: Device and system for processing image data representing bar codes. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins Pendelton & Ashe P A, May 13, 2014: US08720783 (253 worldwide citation)

A device for processing image data relating to bar codes is described. In one embodiment a bar code verification device is provided having an ergonomic form factor characterized by a domed hand held trigger and a viewing window. The verification device may be disposed in a network that includes a ho ...

Donna M Fletcher, Melvin D McCall, Timothy R Fitch: Transaction terminal and adaptor therefor. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins Pendleton & Ashe P A, May 13, 2014: US08723804 (252 worldwide citation)

A transaction terminal (10) having a touch screen (20) disposed in a recess (30) in the terminal housing (12) includes an adaptor (25) for facilitating use of the touch screen by persons that are vision-impaired, hearing-impaired or dexterity-challenged. The adaptor (25) is selectively positionable ...