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Paul Shala Henry, Robert Bennett, Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Donald J Barnickel, Thomas M Willis III: Methods and apparatus for inducing a fundamental wave mode on a transmission medium. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, November 29, 2016: US09509415 (88 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for generating electromagnetic waves having a fundamental wave mode, and directing the electromagnetic waves to an interface of a transmission medium for guiding propagation of the electromagnetic waves. Other embodiments are discl ...


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Caroline Jactat, Hisashi Futaki, Giorgio Nunzi: Network entity, communication device, mobile communication device and method thereof. NEC CORPORATION, Sughrue Mion PLLC, November 29, 2016: US09510203 (73 worldwide citation)

A communication system is described in which a mobile communication device receives MDT configuration requests from a base station or radio network controller to initiate an MDT measurement session for obtaining measurement data and location related data for identifying a location to which said meas ...


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Clint J Marlow, Bryan Keith Corder: Enhanced unmanned aerial vehicles for damage inspection. Allstate Insurance Company, Banner & Witcoff, November 29, 2016: US09505494 (48 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for performing insurance damage inspection by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) are provided. A computing device may receive a request to inspect a vehicle, the request comprising a location of the vehicle. The computing device may identify a UAV from a plurality of UAVs that is l ...


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Fletcher R Rothkopf, John Benjamin Filson, Kyle H Yeates: Media playback queuing for playback management. Apple, Polsinelli, November 29, 2016: US09507780 (41 worldwide citation)

Management or coordination of playback of digital media assets by an electronic device (e.g., a computing device), that supports media playback is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the electronic device can be controlled such that a user is able to schedule playback of distinct digital media a ...


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Louis B Rosenberg: Ambient sound responsive media player. GOOGLE, Morris and Kamlay, November 29, 2016: US09509269 (30 worldwide citation)

Some embodiments of the present invention provide a method of adjusting an output of a media player comprising capturing an ambient audio signal; processing the ambient audio signal to determine whether one or more characteristic forms are present within the ambient audio signal; and reducing an out ...


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Jose Pio Pereira, Sunil Suresh Kulkarni, Oleksiy Bolgarov, Prashant Ramanathan, Shashank Merchant, Mihailo Stojancic: TV content segmentation, categorization and identification and time-aligned applications. GRACENOTE, Hultquist PLLC, Peter H Priest, November 29, 2016: US09510044 (29 worldwide citation)

Content segmentation, categorization and identification methods are described. Content tracking approaches are illustrated that are suitable for large scale deployment. Time-aligned applications such as multi-language selection, customized advertisements, second screen services and content monitorin ...


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Mark A Cuddihy, Manoharprasad K Rao, Kwaku O Prakah Asante: Determining vehicle occupant location. Ford Global Technologies, Frank MacKenzie, Bejin Bieneman, November 29, 2016: US09510159 (27 worldwide citation)

A method includes receiving one or more messages including a first message from a first mobile device. The first mobile device is wearable. Based at least in part on the first message, the first mobile device is associated with a first user. Steering wheel movement data during a first time period an ...


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Wanda Bell, Lewis Ahron Kaufman, William Joseph Krajewski, John J McGillicuddy, Paul Aloysius Scanlon Jr, Abhijit Dey, Sharon Ameet Fanse, Giridhar Holenarsipur Nagaraj, Shyamli Rai, Sunitha Sundaramurthy, Gurpreet Chahil, Jeetendra Chandwani, Arham Gupta, Mangesh Ashok Karhadkar, Vincent Francis La Padula, Paul J Murray, Himanshu Shailesh Shah, Rasika Vartak: Systems and methods for automated data privacy compliance. Citigroup Technology, John M Harrington Esq, Johnson Marcou & Isaacs, November 29, 2016: US09507960 (26 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for automated data privacy compliance involve a data privacy operations server receiving information via a web server regarding an initiative and packaging the initiative information for assessment by a data privacy legal compliance function. One or more databases storing an inve ...


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Amin Shokrollahi: Vector signaling code with improved noise margin. KANDOU LABS, Invention Mine, November 29, 2016: US09509437 (24 worldwide citation)

Methods are described allowing a vector signaling code to encode multi-level data without the significant alphabet size increase known to cause symbol dynamic range compression and thus increased noise susceptibility. By intentionally restricting the number of codewords used, good pin efficiency may ...


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Ulric Ljungblad: Method and apparatus for additive manufacturing. Arcam, Alston & Bird, November 29, 2016: US09505172 (24 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method for forming a three-dimensional article through successive fusion of applied powder. Said method comprising the steps of: providing at least one powder hopper comprising powder to be used for forming said three-dimensional article, providing a predetermined ...