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Frederick E Shelton IV, John N Ouwerkerk, Jerome R Morgan, Jeffrey S Swayze: Surgical instrument with firing actuator lockout. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 27, 2016: US09451958 (47 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument system is disclosed. The surgical instrument system comprises an end effector movable between an open configuration and a closed configuration when a closing motion is applied to the end effector, a firing member configured to perform a staple firing stroke when a firing motion ...


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Jeff Lawson, John Wolthuis, Evan Cooke: System and method for processing telephony sessions. Twilio, Jeffrey Schox, September 27, 2016: US09456008 (39 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, the method of processing telephony sessions includes: communicating with an application server using an application layer protocol; processing telephony instructions with a call router; and creating call router resources accessible through a call router Application Programming Int ...


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John Colgrove, John Hayes, Ethan Miller, Feng Wang: Logical sector mapping in a flash storage array. Pure Storage, Edward J Lenart, Kennedy Lenart Spraggins, September 27, 2016: US09454477 (37 worldwide citation)

A system and method for efficiently performing user storage virtualization for data stored in a storage system including a plurality of solid-state storage devices. A data storage subsystem supports multiple mapping tables. Records within a mapping table are arranged in multiple levels. Each level s ...


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John Colgrove, John Hayes, Ethan Miller, Feng Wang: Logical sector mapping in a flash storage array. Pure Storage, Edward J Lenart, Kennedy Lenart Spraggins, September 27, 2016: US09454476 (37 worldwide citation)

A system and method for efficiently performing user storage virtualization for data stored in a storage system including a plurality of solid-state storage devices. A data storage subsystem supports multiple mapping tables. Records within a mapping table are arranged in multiple levels. Each level s ...


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Yong tae Kim, Ha joong Park, Gun ill Lee, Houng sog Min, Sung bin Hong, Kwang cheol Choi: Method and apparatus for providing a multi-view still image service, and method and apparatus for receiving a multi-view still image service. Samsung Electronics, Sughrue Mion PLLC, September 27, 2016: US09456196 (34 worldwide citation)

Provided are an apparatus and a method of providing a multiview still image service. The method includes: configuring a multiview still image file format including a plurality of image areas into which a plurality of pieces of image information forming a multiview still image are inserted; inserting ...


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Gary Hughes, Michael A Falco: Methods and apparatus for processing time-based content. ARRIS Enterprises, Lori Anne D Swanson, September 27, 2016: US09456243 (33 worldwide citation)

An analyzer analyzes portions of a logical data stream including data content received from a source. Based on analyzing the data content (e.g., data content formatted according to Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)) received from the source, the analyzer generates metadata associated with multiple ...


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Rothana Srey, Matthew James Manzella: Encouraging safe driving using a remote vehicle starter and personalized insurance rates. Allstate Insurance Company, Banner & Witcoff, September 27, 2016: US09454786 (30 worldwide citation)

A method of encouraging safe driving of a vehicle using a remote starter device installed at a vehicle is provided. The remote starter device may determine whether it is in signal communication with a remote starter application operating at a mobile computing device separate from the remote starter ...


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Valeri George, Benjamin Bross, Heiner Kirchhoffer, Detlev Marpe, Tung Nguyen, Matthias Preiss, Mischa Siekmann, Jan Stegemann, Thomas Wiegand: Context initialization in entropy coding. GE VIDEO COMPRESSION, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, September 27, 2016: US09455744 (24 worldwide citation)

A decoder includes an entropy decoder configured to derive a number of bins of the binarizations from the data stream using binary entropy decoding by selecting a context among different contexts and updating probability states associated with the different contexts, dependent on previously decoded ...


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Richard A Schumacher, Scott Lynn Michaelis: Communications connectors having frequency dependent communications paths and related methods. CommScope of North Carolina, Myers Bigel & Sibley P A, September 27, 2016: US09455765 (24 worldwide citation)

Communications connectors are provided that include a plurality of inputs that are arranged as differential pairs of inputs and a plurality of outputs that are arranged as differential pairs of outputs. A plurality of low frequency conductive paths are provided, each of which electrically connects a ...


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Massoud Badaye, Greg Landry: Force sensing capacitive hybrid touch sensor. PARADE TECHNOLOGIES, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, September 27, 2016: US09454268 (24 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting a magnitude of force applied to a capacitive sensor array may comprise receiving a plurality of capacitance measurements affected by a contact at a touch-sensing surface, and determining a magnitude of a force applied to the touch-sensing surface at a location of the contact b ...