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Murray W Davis: Portable self powered line mountable device for measuring and transmitting ambient temperature. Carlson Gaskey & Olds P C, July 5, 2016: US09380857 (116 worldwide citation)

A device for attaching to an electric power line conductor includes an electrically conductive housing with an opening for accepting the power line conductor and configured to be grounded to the power line conductor. At least one magnetic core is configured to surround the power line conductor and p ...


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He Ren, Jang Gyoo Yang, Jonghoon Baek, Anchuan Wang, Soonam Park, Saurabh Garg, Xinglong Chen, Nitin K Ingle: Dry-etch selectivity. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, July 5, 2016: US09384997 (43 worldwide citation)

A method of etching exposed patterned heterogeneous structures is described and includes a remote plasma etch formed from a reactive precursor. The plasma power is pulsed rather than left on continuously. Plasma effluents from the remote plasma are flowed into a substrate processing region where the ...


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Ryan Mark Briggs, Tara Cavallaro Kozlowski, Imran Iqbal: Roadside assistance. Allstate Insurance Company, Banner & Witcoff, July 5, 2016: US09384491 (42 worldwide citation)

A mobile computerized apparatus configured to provide membership status in a roadside assistance program after occurrence of a roadside event is disclosed. The apparatus executes instructions that cause/allow the apparatus to receive input related to an electronic membership card, retrieve from a da ...


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Bradley Templeton, Pierre yves Droz, Jiajun Zhu: Wide-view LIDAR with areas of special attention. Google, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, July 5, 2016: US09383753 (41 worldwide citation)

A light detection and ranging device with dynamically adjustable angular resolution for use as a sensor providing environmental information for navigating an autonomous vehicle is disclosed. A first region of a scanning zone is scanned while emitting light pulses at a first pulse rate, and a second ...


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Srinivas D Nemani, Takehito Koshizawa: Air gap process. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, July 5, 2016: US09385028 (40 worldwide citation)

Methods are described for forming “air gaps” between adjacent metal lines on patterned substrates. The common name “air gap” will be used interchangeably with the more technically accurate “gas pocket” and both reflect a variety of pressures and elemental ratios. The air gaps are produced within nar ...


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Paul Michael Martini: Manage encrypted network traffic using spoofed addresses. iboss, Fish & Richardson P C, July 5, 2016: US09386038 (34 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for managing encrypted network traffic using spoofed addresses. One example method includes receiving a request to resolve a domain name; determining that the domain name is included in a predetermined set of domain names; associating a spoofed address with the domain name; sendi ...


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Jiajun Zhu, David I Ferguson: System and method for predicting behaviors of detected objects through environment representation. Google, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 5, 2016: US09381916 (29 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the invention relate generally to autonomous vehicles. The features described improve the safety, use, driver experience, and performance of these vehicles by performing a behavior analysis on mobile objects in the vicinity of an autonomous vehicle. Specifically, the autonomous vehicle is ...


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Sung Hoon Jung: Metal oxide protective layer for a semiconductor device. ASM IP Holding, Snell & Wilmer, July 5, 2016: US09384987 (28 worldwide citation)

Embodiments related to metal oxide protective layers formed on a surface of a halogen-sensitive metal-including layer present on a substrate processed in a semiconductor processing reactor are provided. In one example, a method for forming a metal oxide protective layer is provided. The example meth ...


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Hamoon Ghasemzadeh Daghigh: Interleaved piezoelectric tactile interface. Intermec Technologies Corporation, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, July 5, 2016: US09383848 (28 worldwide citation)

A piezoelectric tactile input device and method in a computing environment. An embodiment disclosed herein includes a touch screen having several piezoelectric regions within a piezoelectric material layer that may generate a voltage when deformed in a localized area. The piezoelectric layer may be ...


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Sameer Patil, Eric Glover, Taher Savliwala, Gilead Mark: Providing application privacy information. Quixey, Harness Dickey & Pierce, July 5, 2016: US09384357 (27 worldwide citation)

A system includes a data processing device, a memory, identifications of applications, and a privacy indication module. Each identification of the application has associated therewith a privacy indicator that indicating a degree of expected privacy of each of the corresponding applications. The priv ...