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Shane Michael Elliott, Mehul Gandhi, Ryan Tidwell, Sreekanth Bolloju, Ravindra Dravid, Shoubha Chakrabarty, Amol Kaveeshwar: Method and apparatus for monitoring and adjusting multiple communication services at a venue. AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, Guntin & Gust, Robert Gingher, May 24, 2016: US09351182 (122 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, initiating first and second groups of communication sessions according to testing criteria where the first group of communication sessions is established via a local area wireless access technology utilizing the distributed antenna system a ...


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Mingxi Wang: Systems and methods for UAV battery exchange. SZ DJI TECHNOLOGY, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, May 24, 2016: US09346560 (106 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for swapping the battery on an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The UAV may be able to identify and land on an energy provision station autonomously. The UAV may take off and/or land on the energy provision station. The UAV may communicate with the energy provision sta ...


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Juan Alejandro Herbsommer, Gerd Schuppener, Robert Floyd Payne: Dielectric waveguide with non-planar interface surface and mating deformable material. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Lawrence J Bassuk, Frank D Cimino, May 24, 2016: US09350063 (98 worldwide citation)

A dielectric wave guide (DWG) has a dielectric core member having that has a first dielectric constant value. A cladding surrounding the dielectric core member has a second dielectric constant value that is lower than the first dielectric constant. A mating end of the DWG is configured in a non-plan ...


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Steven G Hall, Brett E Swensgard: Staple cartridge tissue thickness sensor system. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 24, 2016: US09345481 (58 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, a surgical end effector is disclosed. The surgical end effector comprises a staple cartridge comprising a proximal end and a distal end. The staple cartridge is configured to be used to staple tissue within an optimal tissue thickness range. An anvil is movably coupled relati ...


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Lin Xu, Zhijun Chen, Anchuan Wang, Son T Nguyen: Oxide etch selectivity systems and methods. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 24, 2016: US09349605 (46 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present technology may include a method of etching a substrate. The method may include striking a plasma discharge in a plasma region. The method may also include flowing a fluorine-containing precursor into the plasma region to form a plasma effluent. The plasma effluent may flow ...


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Andrew P Huska, Douglas M Krumpelman, Cody G Peterson: Touchpad with capacitive force sensing. Synaptics Incorporated, Osha Liang, May 24, 2016: US09349552 (37 worldwide citation)

Described herein are techniques related to a touchpad with capacitive force sensing. The described techniques may determine the point or region of a user-engagement surface contacted by a user. In addition, the described techniques may also determine a force of the user's finger press on the user-en ...


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Menachem Kraus, Eli Shemesh: Safety drug handling device. TEVA MEDICAL, Ladas & Parry, May 24, 2016: US09345641 (31 worldwide citation)

A drug mixing system including at least one receptacle port adaptor adapted to be inserted into a port of a fluid receptacle, at least one syringe adaptor adapted to be attached to a syringe and to the at least one receptacle port adaptor and at least one vial adaptor adapted for connection to a via ...


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Prabu Thayalan, Ganesh D Venkata: Protection switching over a virtual link aggregation. BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, Shun Yao, Park Vaughan Fleming & Dowler, May 24, 2016: US09350680 (28 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch. The switch comprises one or more ports and a link management module. The link management module operates a first aggregate link group as an active aggregate link group of a protected virtual link aggregation. This protected virtual link aggr ...


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Lee Chen, John Chiong, Dennis Oshiba: Applying forwarding policy to an application session. A10 Networks, Carr & Ferrell, May 24, 2016: US09350744 (21 worldwide citation)

A method for applying a security policy to an application session, includes recognizing the application session between a network and an application via a security gateway; determining by the security gateway a user identity of the application session using information about the application session; ...


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Dietmar Ahrens, Christoph Heier, Claudius Muschelknautz: Liquid pump with axial thrust washer. Robert Bosch, Michael Best & Friedrich, May 24, 2016: US09347457 (21 worldwide citation)

A liquid pump, in particular a water pump, comprises a pump housing, which has a thrust bearing seat, a bearing bolt and a bearing mounted on the bearing bolt. In this case, a thrust washer is arranged between the thrust bearing seat of the pump housing and the bearing. Furthermore, a flexible washe ...