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John Cronin: Real time virtual reality leveraging web cams and IP cams and web cam and IP cam networks. SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA, Polsinelli, December 13, 2016: US09521368 (3 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for enabling a visitor to access VR representations authored by different authors of locations in a virtual universe via a computer network are provided. A plurality of VR data sets may be stored. Each VR data set comprise web or IP camera VR datasets and may be independently aut ...


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Ashutosh Kulkarni, Jaeseok Noh: Clothes dryer with improved moisture sensing and wireless data transfer. Haier US Appliance Solutions, Dority & Manning P A, December 13, 2016: US09518354 (3 worldwide citation)

A clothes dryer with improved moisture sensing and wireless data transfer is provided. An example drying appliance includes a plurality of sensors positioned inside a drum of the drying appliance. The plurality of sensors are wired together to provide a combined output signal indicative of one or mo ...


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Steven Russell Clements: Lighting fixture with motion sensor and battery test switch. Cooper Technologies Company, King & Spalding, December 13, 2016: US09521727 (3 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides systems and techniques for a lighting fixture with a motion sensor and an emergency battery test switch. The disclosure herein provides a lighting fixture for fitting within a ceiling, wall, or other surface. The lighting fixture includes a frame which forms the perim ...


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Philipp Lang: Implant device and method for manufacture. ConforMIS, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, December 13, 2016: US09517134 (3 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are systems, devices and methods for optimizing the manufacture and/or production of patient-specific orthopedic implants. The methods include obtaining image data of a patient, selecting a blank implant to be optimized for the patient, and modifying the blank implant utilizing techniques ...


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Paul A Lambert: Methods and apparatus for selecting a device to perform shared functionality in a deterministic and fair manner in a wireless data communication system. Marvell International, December 13, 2016: US09521635 (3 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure describes methods and apparatus for selecting a device to perform shared functionality in a deterministic and fair manner in a wireless data communication system. A wireless data communication system includes multiple wireless transceiver devices and certain functionality, suc ...


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William Dunn, Harry Presley, Mike Brown, Chris Tran: Lighting system for transparent liquid crystal display. Manufacturing Resources International, Standley Law Group, December 13, 2016: US09519185 (3 worldwide citation)

Exemplary embodiments provide a lighting system for a transparent LCD having opposing vertical edges, the system having a mullion lighting assembly positioned adjacent to each vertical edge of the transparent LCD, each mullion lighting assembly having sidewalls defining a center channel. A plurality ...


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Ying Chen, Li Zhang, Jewon Kang: Disparity vector derivation in 3D video coding for skip and direct modes. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, December 13, 2016: US09521425 (3 worldwide citation)

A video decoder performs a neighboring-block based disparity vector (NBDV) derivation process to determine a disparity vector or performs a NBDV refinement (NBDV-R) process to determine the disparity vector. The video decoder uses the disparity vector as a disparity vector for a current block withou ...


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James H Jannard, Thomas Graeme Nattress, Richard Greene, Uday Mathur: Green average subtraction in image data. RED COM, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 13, 2016: US09521384 (3 worldwide citation)

Embodiments provide a video camera that can be configured to highly compress video data in a visually lossless manner. The camera can be configured to transform blue, red, and/or green image data in a manner that enhances the compressibility of the data. The camera can be configured to transform at ...


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Jason Zalev: System and method for acquiring optoacoustic data and producing parametric maps using subband acoustic compensation. Seno Medical Instruments, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 13, 2016: US09517055 (3 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for generating sinograms by sampling transducers acoustically coupled with a surface of a volume after a pulse of light, each transducer being associated with a channel in an optoacoustic imaging system, and processing at least two multi-channel sinograms, each corresponding to ...


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Christopher Gidwell: Surface cleaning apparatus configurable in a storage position. SharkNinja Operating, Grossman Tucker Perreault & Pfleger PLLC, December 13, 2016: US09516979 (3 worldwide citation)

A surface cleaning apparatus may include a surface cleaning head having a dirty air inlet and a support structure moveably mounted to the surface cleaning head. A cleaning unit having an air flow path extending from a cleaning unit air inlet to a clean air outlet, a suction motor and a cyclone chamb ...



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