Syed Mohammad Amir Husain, Randy P Printz, Rajesh K Mellacheruvu: Zero client device with integrated serial bandwidth augmentation and support for out-of-band serial communications. ClearCube Technology, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, Jeffrey C Hood, Mark S Williams, September 15, 2015: US09134945 (141 worldwide citation)

System and method for zero client communications. A zero client device includes a housing, and in the housing, a transcoding processing unit (transcoder) and a communications processing unit coupled to the transcoder. The transcoder is configured to receive input data from human interface device(s), ...

Amir Bar Niv, Baruch Bublil: Home network architecture for delivering high-speed data services. Cadence Design Systems, Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz, September 15, 2015: US09137485 (128 worldwide citation)

A home multimedia network comprises a plurality of source nodes, wherein each of the source nodes includes an apparatus for concurrently transmitting and receiving high-speed data services; a plurality of sink nodes, wherein each of the sink nodes includes the apparatus for concurrently transmitting ...

Thomas W Huitema, Douglas J Siebenaler: Staple cartridge. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 15, 2015: US09131940 (106 worldwide citation)

A staple cartridge can comprise a plurality of staples positioned within a cartridge body, wherein the cartridge body can comprise a tissue-contacting deck and a plurality of ridges extending from the tissue-contacting deck. The ridges can be configured to prevent, or reduce the possibility of, tiss ...

Vinod R Purayath, Nitin K Ingle: Flash gate air gap. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 15, 2015: US09136273 (82 worldwide citation)

Flash memory cells and methods of formation are described for flash memory cells having air gaps through which electrons may pass to alter the charge state of the floating gate. A dummy gate is initially deposited and a polysilicon gate is deposited on the dummy gate. A silicon oxide film is then de ...

Qiwei Liang, Xinglong Chen, Kien Chuc, Dmitry Lubomirsky, Soonam Park, Jang Gyoo Yang, Shankar Venkataraman, Toan Tran, Kimberly Hinckley, Saurabh Garg: Chemical control features in wafer process equipment. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 15, 2015: US09132436 (81 worldwide citation)

Gas distribution assemblies are described including an annular body, an upper plate, and a lower plate. The upper plate may define a first plurality of apertures, and the lower plate may define a second and third plurality of apertures. The upper and lower plates may be coupled with one another and ...

Avrum G Mayman, Scott Talbot Yewell, Lee Zamir, Laszlo Otto Drimusz: System with speaker, transceiver and related devices. Bose Corporation, September 15, 2015: US09137602 (74 worldwide citation)

A system includes a housing, a speaker included in the housing, and a first transceiver to wirelessly transmit and receive audio content and control information. The speaker is able to produce audible signals from the audio content received by the transceiver.

Nikolay Skarbnik, Adi Navve, Shai Finkman: Automatic tool marking. GYRUS ACMI, D Kligler I P Services, September 15, 2015: US09131957 (74 worldwide citation)

Surgical apparatus, including a trocar having a tubular member with a tubular member distal end and a tubular member proximal end. The apparatus further includes a tool having a tool proximal end and a tool distal end. The tool is insertably disposed within the tubular member with the tool distal en ...

Ammar Al Ali, Massi Joe E Kiani, Mohamed K Diab, Roger Wu, Rick Fishel: Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor. Cercacor Laboratories, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 15, 2015: US09131882 (67 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present disclosure include a handheld multi-parameter patient monitor capable of determining multiple physiological parameters from the output of a light sensitive detector capable of detecting light attenuated by body tissue. For example, in an embodiment, the monitor is capable ...

Valery G Telfort, Predrag Pudar, Dimitar Dimitrov, Phi Trang, Ammar Al Ali: Acoustic sensor assembly. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 15, 2015: US09131917 (66 worldwide citation)

An acoustic sensor is configured to provide accurate and robust measurement of bodily sounds under a variety of conditions, such as in noisy environments or in situations in which stress, strain, or movement may be imparted onto a sensor with respect to a patient. Embodiments of the sensor provide a ...

Ammar Al Ali: Physiological trend monitor. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 15, 2015: US09131883 (66 worldwide citation)

A physiological trend monitor has a sensor signal responsive to multiple wavelengths of light transmitted into a tissue site. The transmitted light is detected after attenuation by pulsatile blood flow within the tissue site. A processor has an input responsive to the sensor signal and a physiologic ...