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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Samuel S Adams, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer, Jeb R Linton: Context-based data gravity wells. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, December 16, 2014: US08914413 (9 worldwide citation)

A processor-implemented method, system, and/or computer program product defines multiple context-based data gravity wells on a context-based data gravity wells membrane. Non-contextual data objects are associated with context objects to define synthetic context-based objects. The synthetic context-b ...


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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Timothy Durniak, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Lab on a chip. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, December 16, 2014: US08911668

A Lab On a Chip (LOC) has a Sample Preparation Module (SPM) coupled to a sample inlet, a microchannel coupled to the SPM, and an optic module optically proximate to the microchannel. The optic module holds multiple lenses, each of which has a different effective focal length, such that all fields of ...


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Bahman Qawami
Oktay Rasizade, Bahman Qawami, Fabrice Jogand Coulomb, Robert C Chang, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Method for managing keys and/or rights objects. SanDisk Technologies, Brinks Gilson & Lione, December 16, 2014: US08913750

One or more rights objects (RO) files may be used for storing RO's preferably in the protected area available only to authenticated users. A RO navigation file is stored preferably in an unprotected public area containing status bits, where each status bit identifies whether a location in a RO file ...


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James Hendrickson, Debra Drylie Scott, Duane Littleton, John Pecorari, Arkadiusz Slusarczyk: Systems and methods for dynamically improving user intelligibility of synthesized speech in a work environment. Vocollect, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, December 16, 2014: US08914290 (217 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus that dynamically adjusts operational parameters of a text-to-speech engine in a speech-based system. A voice engine or other application of a device provides a mechanism to alter the adjustable operational parameters of the text-to-speech engine. In response to one or more envir ...


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John Pettinelli, John Izzo: Universal connectivity for non-universal devices. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, December 16, 2014: US08914788 (203 worldwide citation)

A system including at least one data collection device, each connected to a corresponding data terminal via a primary communication channel; and a central connectivity point connected to each data collection device via a wireless secondary communication channel so as to communicate with the at least ...


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Jin Ren, Ynjiun Paul Wang, Yong Liu, Timothy Meier, Stephen Patrick Deloge: Indicia reading terminal with color frame processing. Metrologic Instruments, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, December 16, 2014: US08910875 (202 worldwide citation)

An indicia reading terminal can comprise an image sensor integrated circuit having a two-dimensional image sensor, a hand held housing encapsulating the two-dimensional image sensor, and an imaging lens configured to focus an image of a target decodable indicia onto the two-dimensional image sensor. ...


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Jingquan Li, Justin Hnatow, Timothy Meier, Stephen Patrick Deloge: System and method for document processing. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, December 16, 2014: US08910870 (202 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to document processing, and more particularly to systems and methods that can utilize relative positions between the content of the document and a decodable indicia affixed to the document. In one embodiment, indicia reading terminals are provided th ...


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James T Spivey, Mark S Ortiz, Frederick E Shelton IV: Articulatable surgical device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 16, 2014: US08911471 (166 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for controlling movement of a working end of a surgical device. In one embodiment, methods and devices are provided for moving an end effector on a distal end of a surgical fastening device. Movement can include rotational movement of the end effector about an axis o ...


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Michael Emmerich, Warren Welborn McAlpine, Guenter Wuensch: Optical communication cable. Corning Optical Communications, December 16, 2014: US08913862 (152 worldwide citation)

An optical communication cable is provided. The cable includes a plurality of elongate optical transmission elements wrapped around an elongate central strength member such that a portion of the length of the plurality of wrapped elongate optical transmission elements form a spiral portion around th ...


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Jonathan Robert Coppeta, Kenneth N Horne, John T Santini Jr, John A Scholl, Gregory J R Spooner, Cynthia L Stevenson, Naveed Shams, Andrew Poutiatine: Low-permeability, laser-activated drug delivery device. On Demand Therapeutics, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, December 16, 2014: US08911426 (126 worldwide citation)

An implantable drug delivery device that uses multiple reservoir elements to contain and release doses of active pharmaceutical ingredients. The device includes a first shell element, which has a first enclosed cavity volume and forms a low-permeability barrier. The first shell element is configured ...