Jean Yves Gomez, Laurent Jamet, Emmanuel Guerineau, Christophe Premont: Contactless user interface having organic semiconductor components. ISORG, COMMISSARIAT L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES, Kaplan Breyer Schwarz & Ottesen, August 16, 2016: US09417731 (77 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a tactile or contactless user interface device (50), comprising organic semiconductor components (52) made by depositing organic conducting and semiconducting material in liquid form on a dielectric support (54).

Christian Heidler, Jonathan Richard Hull, Jessica Joy Kedziora, Michael Sauer, Wolfgang Gottfried Tobias Schweiker: Power management for remote antenna units in distributed antenna systems. CCS Technology, C Keith Montgomery, August 16, 2016: US09419712 (76 worldwide citation)

Power management for a remote antenna unit(s) (RAUs) in a distributed antenna system. Power can be managed for an RAU configured to power modules and devices that may require more power to operate than power available to the RAU. For example, the RAU may be configured to include power-consuming RAU ...

Frederick E Shelton IV, Jeffrey S Swayze, Chunlin Yang, Cortney E Henderson, Taylor W Aronhalt, Charles J Scheib, Jeffrey L Aldridge, Katherine J Schmid: Tissue thickness compensator comprised of a plurality of materials. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 16, 2016: US09414838 (49 worldwide citation)

A tissue thickness compensator can comprise a plurality of fibers. Such fibers can include a plurality of first fibers comprised of a first material and a plurality of second fibers comprised of a second material. A tissue thickness compensator can comprise a plurality of layers wherein each layer c ...

Michael S Smith: User interface system, method, and computer program product. P4TENTS1, Patrick E Caldwell Esq, The Caldwell Firm, August 16, 2016: US09417754 (48 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and computer program product are provided for a touch or pressure signal-based interface. In operation, a touch or pressure signal is received in association with a touch interface of a device. To this end, a user experience is altered utilizing the signal. A system, method, and co ...

Ching Yu Chai, Chin Sheng Chen, Wei Yi Hu, Jui Feng Kuan: Integrated circuit design system and method of generating proposed device array layout. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Hauptman Ham, August 16, 2016: US09418200 (44 worldwide citation)

A system for designing an integrated circuit includes at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code for one or more programs. The at least one memory and the computer program code are configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the system to receive a propo ...

Anchuan Wang, Jingchun Zhang, Nitin K Ingle, Young S Lee: Selective etch of silicon by way of metastable hydrogen termination. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, August 16, 2016: US09418858 (42 worldwide citation)

Methods of etching exposed silicon on patterned heterogeneous structures is described and includes a remote plasma etch formed from a fluorine-containing precursor and a hydrogen-containing precursor. Plasma effluents from the remote plasma are flowed into a substrate processing region where the pla ...

Brian T Schowengerdt, Samuel A Miller: Display system and method. MAGIC LEAP, Vista IP Law Group, August 16, 2016: US09417452 (35 worldwide citation)

One embodiment is directed to a user display device comprising a housing frame mountable on the head of the user, a lens mountable on the housing frame and a projection sub system coupled to the housing frame to determine a location of appearance of a display object in a field of view of the user ba ...

KARALIS ARISTEIDIS, KURS ANDRE B, MOFFATT ROBERT, JOANNOPOULOS JOHN D, FISHER PETER H, SOLJACIC MARIN: TRANSFERT DENERGIE SANS FIL, WIRELESS ENERGY TRANSFER. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, SMART & BIGGAR, August 16, 2016: CA2682284 (31 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an apparatus for use in wireless energy transfer, which includes a first resonator structure configured to transfer energy non-radiatively with a second resonator structure over a distance greater than a characteristic size of the second resonator structure. The non-radiative energy tra ...

Tim Rausch, Tong Shirh Stone, Mark Allen Gaertner: System and method for detecting shifting of reader-writer offset in a heat-assisted magnetic recording head. Seagate Technology, Hollingsworth Davis, August 16, 2016: US09418688 (22 worldwide citation)

A heat-assisted magnetic recording head is configured to write data to and read data from a magnetic recording medium. The head comprises a reader and a writer including a near-field transducer (NFT). The reader comprises a center which is laterally offset relative to a center of the writer to defin ...

Pradeep Natarajan, Avnish Sikka, Rohit Prasad: Image processing using multiple aspect ratios. AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, Seyfarth Shaw, Ilan N Barzilay, David A Klein, August 16, 2016: US09418283 (20 worldwide citation)

A system to recognize text, objects, or symbols in a captured image using machine learning models reduces computational overhead by generating a plurality of thumbnail versions of the image at different downscaled resolutions and aspect ratios, and then processing the downscaled images instead of th ...