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Wei Guo, Michael Chang, Russ A Quisenberry, Richard K Wong, Guoxiao Guo: Data storage device estimating servo zone to reduce size of track address. Western Digital Technologies, January 13, 2015: US08934186 (1 worldwide citation)

A data storage device is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk comprising a plurality of servo sectors defining a plurality of servo tracks. The servo tracks form a plurality of servo zones, and at least one servo sector of a servo track comprises a partial track address. A read signal ge ...


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Richard W Timm, Frederick E Shelton IV: Robotically-controlled shaft based rotary drive systems for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 13, 2015: US08931682 (182 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument including an end effector that has a selectively reciprocatable implement movably supported therein. The implement is selectively advanceable in a distal direction upon application of a rotary actuation motion thereto and retractable in a proximal direction upon application of ...


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Craig Miller Conrad, William Carl Hurley, David Henry Smith: Micromodule cables and breakout cables therefor. Corning Cable Systems, January 13, 2015: US08934747 (143 worldwide citation)

A breakout cable includes a polymer jacket and a plurality of micromodules enclosed within the jacket. Each micromodule has a plurality of bend resistant optical fibers and a polymer sheath comprising PVC surrounding the bend resistant optical fibers. Each of the plurality of bend resistant optical ...


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John Joyce, Eric J Freeman: Orientation-responsive acoustic driver selection. Bose Corporation, January 13, 2015: US08934647 (123 worldwide citation)

An audio device incorporates a first acoustic driver having a first direction of maximum acoustic radiation and a second acoustic driver having a second direction of maximum acoustic radiation, where the first and second directions of maximum acoustic radiation are not in parallel, and where the aud ...


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John J Breen, Richard J Carbone, Eric J Freeman: Orientation-responsive use of acoustic reflection. Bose Corporation, January 13, 2015: US08934655 (122 worldwide citation)

An audio device incorporates first acoustic driver at least partially overlain by a first acoustic reflector to define a first effective direction of maximum acoustic radiation and a second acoustic driver at least partially overlain by a second acoustic reflector to define a second effective direct ...


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Jayaraman Manni, Ashar Aziz, Fengmin Gong, Upendran Loganathan, Muhammad Amin: Network-based binary file extraction and analysis for malware detection. FireEye, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 13, 2015: US08935779 (88 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for network-based file analysis for malware detection. Network content is received from a network tap. A binary packet is identified in the network content. A binary file, including the binary packet, is extracted from the network content. It is determined whether t ...


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Jean Philippe Vasseur: Reactive and proactive routing protocol interoperation in low power and lossy networks. Cisco Technology, Parker Ibrahim & Berg, James M Behmke, Kenneth J Heywood, January 13, 2015: US08934496 (57 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a border node between a reactive routing network and a proactive routing network may receive an inter-domain route request (RREQ) from a requestor for a destination, and determines whether it knows the destination. In response to knowing the destination, the border node responds t ...


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Lukas M Marti, Robert Mayor, Shannon M Ma: Location determination using fingerprint data. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, January 13, 2015: US08934921 (53 worldwide citation)

Methods, program products, and systems for using a location fingerprint database to determine a location of a mobile device are described. A mobile device can use location fingerprint data received from a server to determine a location of the mobile device at the venue. The mobile device can obtain, ...


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Ron Hadar, Shmuel Arditi: Systems and methods for an enhanced watchdog in solar module installations. Tigo Energy, Greenberg Traurig, January 13, 2015: US08933321 (49 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are disclosed for automatically or remotely rendering a solar array safe during an emergency or maintenance. A watchdog unit is disclosed for monitoring a signal from a central controller. If the signal is lost, interrupted, or becomes irregular, or if a shutdown signal is receiv ...


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Jan Otto Solem, David Alon: Device and method for improving heart valve function. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Pui Tong Ho, David L Hauser, January 13, 2015: US08932348 (48 worldwide citation)

The invention is device and method for reducing regurgitation through a mitral valve. The device and method is directed to an anchor portion for engagement with the heart wall and an expandable valve portion configured for deployment between the mitral valve leaflets. The valve portion is expandable ...