Nitin Kumar, Alex Baban, Surya Nimmagadda, Alok Khambatkone, Saravanan Masilamani, Anand S Athreya, Vipul Deokar: Scheduling traffic over aggregated bundles of links. Juniper Networks, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, January 20, 2015: US08937865 (162 worldwide citation)

In general, techniques are described for scheduling traffic for delivery over an aggregated bundle of links. A network device comprising an interface and a data plane may implement the techniques. The interface receives packets associated with packet flows. The data plane associates each of the pack ...

Steven J Ganem, Morris P Kesler, Katherine L Hall, David A Schatz: Wireless energy transfer for medical applications. WiTricity Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, January 20, 2015: US08937408 (151 worldwide citation)

Described herein are improved configurations for a wireless power transfer. Described are methods and designs for medical environments and devices. Wireless energy transfer is utilized to eliminate cords and power cables from operating instruments and electronic equipment requiring mobility.

James D Allen IV: Combined unilateral/bilateral jaws on a surgical instrument. Covidien, January 20, 2015: US08936614 (150 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument includes a housing supporting first and second actuators thereon, and an elongated shaft extending distally from the housing. First and second drive members extend through the elongated shaft to operatively couple respective actuators to respective jaw members such that indepen ...

Jan Hennink, Jean Pierre Bonicel, Pascal Maria Willem Bindels: Optical fiber cable. Draka Comteq, Shumaker Loop & Kendrick, January 20, 2015: US08938144 (142 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber cable including, in a radial direction outward, a central strength member, a first layer of loose buffer tubes stranded around the central strength member, at least one of the loose buffer tubes of the first layer containing at least one light waveguide, an intermediate layer, a sec ...

Andrea Neto, Giampiero Gerini: Substrate lens antenna device. Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek Tno, Novak Druce Connolly Bove Quigg, January 20, 2015: US08937577 (140 worldwide citation)

A device with a substrate lens antenna uses a lens shaped dielectric body located on top of a planar feed antenna. A leaky wave antenna structure is used as feed antenna. The leaky wave antenna structure has a feed input and a first and second wave propagation branch extending from the feed input. T ...

Shalom Tsruya, Rafi Dalla Torre, Daniel Aljadeff, Amir Lavi: Devices, methods, and systems for radio map generation. Aeroscout, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, January 20, 2015: US08938255 (118 worldwide citation)

Systems, devices, methods, and computer-readable mediums for generating a radio map of an area are disclosed. In one aspect, the device, method, and computer-readable medium perform processes that may include receiving in at least one processor first information associated with at least one wireless ...

Daniel Erenrich, Anirvan Mukherjee, William Dwyer: Systems and methods for analyzing performance of an entity. Palantir Technologies, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, January 20, 2015: US08938686 (114 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for analyzing entity performance. In accordance with one implementation, a method is provided that includes receiving data associated with a geographic region and transforming the received data into an object model. The method also includes analyzing the object model ...

Tilak Sharma, Steve Chuang, Rico Chiu, Andrew Shi, Lindsay Canfield, Adit Kumar: Generating an object time series from data objects. Palantir Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 20, 2015: US08937619 (71 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are presented for representing non-numerical data objects in an object time series. An object time series of can be created by establishing one or more associations, each association including a mapping of at least one point in time with one or more objects that include propertie ...

David R Richardson, John Cormie, Colm MacCarthaigh, Benjamin W S Redman: Request routing management based on network components. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 20, 2015: US08938526 (71 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for managing request routing functionality associated with resource requests for one or more resources associated with a content provider are provided. A content delivery network (“CDN”) service provider, on behalf of a content provider, can process domain name service (“DNS”) re ...

Joseph Frank Scalisi, Seton Paul Kasmir: Doorbell communication and electrical methods. SkyBell Technologies, January 20, 2015: US08937659 (65 worldwide citation)

A method for using a doorbell system can block a first electricity that is less than a first threshold from entering an electronic chime. By blocking the first electricity from entering the electronic chime, the electronic chime is not allowed to emit a notification sound. The method for using the d ...