James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert Lee Angell, James R Kraemer: Generating customized marketing messages for a customer using dynamic customer behavior data. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, John R Pivnichny, August 19, 2014: US08812355 (3 worldwide citation)

Customizing digital media marketing messages using customer behavior data is provided. In one embodiment, patterns of events in customer event data are identified to form customer behavior data. The customer event data comprises metadata describing a customer associated with a retail facility. The c ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Vage Oganesian, Belgacem Haba, Ilyas Mohammed, Craig Mitchell, Piyush Savalia: Multi-function and shielded 3D interconnects. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, August 19, 2014: US08809190

A microelectronic unit includes a semiconductor element consisting essentially of semiconductor material and having a front surface, a rear surface, a plurality of active semiconductor devices adjacent the front surface, a plurality of conductive pads exposed at the front surface, and an opening ext ...

Isaiah Oladeji
Isaiah O Oladeji: Method of forming a solid state cathode for high energy density secondary batteries. Quantumscape, Robert J Lauf, August 19, 2014: US08808405

A method for making a solid state cathode comprises the following steps: forming an alkali-free first solution comprising at least one transition metal and at least two ligands; spraying this solution onto a substrate that is heated to about 100 to 400° C. to form a first solid film containing the t ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Carlos H Cardonha, Robert R Friedlander, Ricardo G Herrmann, James R Kraemer, Julio Nogima: Transmission and compression of genetic data. International Business Machines Corporation, Brown & Michaels PC, John R Pivnichny, August 19, 2014: US08812243

A method, computer product and computer system of transmitting a compressed genome of an organism: a computer at a source reading an uncompressed sequence and a reference genome from a repository; the computer comparing nucleotides of the genetic sequence of the organism to nucleotides from a refere ...

Matthias Bauer
Matthias Bauer: High throughput cyclical epitaxial deposition and etch process. ASM America, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 19, 2014: US08809170 (4 worldwide citation)

Methods of selective formation leave high quality epitaxial material using a repeated deposition and selective etch process. During the deposition process, an inert carrier gas is provided with a silicon-containing source without hydrogen carrier gas. After depositing silicon-containing material, an ...

William H. Gates III
Richard T Lord, Robert W Lord, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene, Roderick A Hyde, Lowell L Wood Jr, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Victoria Y H Wood, Charles Whitmer, Paramvir Bahl, Douglas C Burger, Ranveer Chandra, William H Gates III, Paul Holman, Jordin T Kare, Craig J Mundie, Tim Paek, Desney S Tan, Lin Zhong, Matthew G Dyor: Audible assistance. Elwha, Lowe Graham Jones PLLC, August 19, 2014: US08811638 (1 worldwide citation)

Techniques for sensory enhancement and augmentation are described. Some embodiments provide an audible assistance facilitator system (“AAFS”) configured to provide audible assistance to a user via a hearing device. In one embodiment, the AAFS receives data that represents an utterance of a speaker r ...

Artie Chin
Nathan Tait Allen, Robert Butterick III, Arthur Achhing Chin, Dean Michael Millar, David Craig Molzahn: Process for production of a borohydride compound. Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Global Technologies, Kenneth Crimaldi, August 19, 2014: US08808662

A process for production of a borohydride compound M(BH4)y. The process has three steps. The first step combines a compound of formula (R1O)yM with aluminum, hydrogen and a metallic catalyst containing at least one metal selected from the group consisting of titanium, zirconium, hafnium, niobium, va ...

Ynjiun P Wang, Huyu Qu: Encoded information reading terminal with wireless path selecton capability. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, August 19, 2014: US08807431 (177 worldwide citation)

A portable encoded information reading (EIR) terminal for incorporation in a data collection system can comprise a terminal module communicatively coupled to a wireless interface module via a wired interface. The terminal module can include a central processing unit (CPU), a memory, and an encoded i ...

Erik Van Horn, Daniel James Olson: Apparatus for displaying bar codes from light emitting display surfaces. Metrologic Instruments, Additon Higgins Pendleton & Ashe P A, August 19, 2014: US08807432 (174 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of and apparatus for managing and redeeming bar-coded coupons that are displayed from a light emitting display surface of an information storage and display device, such as a cell-phone, a smart-phone, or a data communication device. The linear (1D) bar code symbols, associated ...

Crystal A Bertoncini, Kevin E Rudd, Bryan D Nousain, Mark K Hinders: System and method for radio-frequency fingerprinting as a security layer in RFID devices. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, US Naval Research Laboratory, Sally A Ferrett, August 19, 2014: US08810404 (123 worldwide citation)

A system and method for authenticating a radio-frequency identification tags based on the features of the modulation features of the RFID signal. Dynamic wavelet fingerprint features are extracted from the signal by applying a wavelet transform to the signal to determine wavelet coefficients at a pl ...