Peruvemba Ranganathan Sai Ananthanarayanan, Anuj Dron, Adrian Napoles, Rohit Sammeta, Ming Zheng: Deployment and adjustment of airborne unmanned aerial vehicles. Amazon Technologies, Athorus PLLC, August 23, 2016: US09421869 (126 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes a power unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that may generate a current from a magnetic field of an overhead power line. In various implementations, while the power UAV is flying, the power UAV may receive another UAV at a platform. A control element of the power UAV may generate ...

Joshua John Bialkowski, John Roberts, Abraham Bachrach: Method of actively controlling winch swing via modulated uptake and release. Google, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, August 23, 2016: US09422139 (126 worldwide citation)

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) including a winch system, wherein the winch system includes a winch line having a first end that is secured to the payload, and wherein the winch system is controllable to vary the rate of descent of the payload, an inertial measurement unit positioned on the payload ...


John N Border, Robert Michael Lohse: Sensor dependent content position in head worn computing. Osterhout Group, GTC Law Group PC & Affiliates, August 23, 2016: US09423612 (51 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the present invention relate to methods and systems for positioning content within an FOV of a HWC based on sensor feedback.

Amanda Reed, Daniel E Reed: Traffic signal system for congested trafficways. Jonathan A Bay, August 23, 2016: US09424749 (42 worldwide citation)

A traffic signal system for congested trafficways has a plurality of stationary alarm light/sensor-reader combinations and mobile alarm light/sensor-reader combinations monitoring each other and monitory tags placed on individuals, machines, and hazards to provide real time alarms to not only pedest ...

Zia Chishti, Stuart J Spottiswoode, Christopher W Jones: Systems and methods for routing callers to an agent in a contact center. Afiniti International Holdings, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, August 23, 2016: US09426296 (39 worldwide citation)

Techniques for handling contacts and agents in a contact center system are disclosed. In one particular embodiment, the techniques may be realized as a method for handling contacts and agents in a contact center system including identifying a plurality of contacts ordered for assignment to a plurali ...

Hun Sang Kim, Jinhan Choi, Shinichi Koseki: Simplified litho-etch-litho-etch process. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, August 23, 2016: US09425058 (38 worldwide citation)

Methods of patterning a blanket layer (a target etch layer) on a substrate are described. The methods involve multiple patterning steps of a mask layer several layers above the target etch layer. The compound pattern, made from multiple patterning steps, is later transferred in one set of operations ...

John Colgrove, John Hayes, Bo Hong, Feng Wang, Ethan Miller, Craig Harmer: Scheduling of I/O writes in a storage environment. Pure Storage, Edward J Lenart, Kennedy Lenart Spraggins, August 23, 2016: US09423967 (37 worldwide citation)

A system and method for scheduling read and write operations among a plurality of solid-state storage devices. A computer system comprises client computers and data storage arrays coupled to one another via a network. A data storage array utilizes solid-state drives and Flash memory cells for data s ...

Errol Mark Rodda, Jacques Duparré: Array cameras incorporating independently aligned lens stacks. Pelican Imaging Corporation, KPPB, August 23, 2016: US09426343 (34 worldwide citation)

Array cameras, and array camera modules incorporating independently aligned lens stacks are disclosed. Processes for manufacturing array camera modules including independently aligned lens stacks can include: forming at least one hole in at least one carrier; mounting the at least one carrier relati ...

Kartik Venkataraman, Jacques Duparré: Array camera configurations incorporating multiple constituent array cameras. Pelican Imaging Corporation, KPPB, August 23, 2016: US09426361 (33 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for implementing array camera configurations that include a plurality of constituent array cameras, where each constituent array camera provides a distinct field of view and/or a distinct viewing direction, are described. In several embodiments, image data captured by the constit ...