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Cristiano Dalvi, Marcelo Lamego, Sean Merritt, Hung Vo, Johannes Bruinsma, Jeroen Poeze, Ferdyan Lesmana, Greg Olsen, Massi Joe E Kiani: Contoured protrusion for improving spectroscopic measurement of blood constituents. MASIMO CORPORATION, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 14, 2017: US09591975 (24 worldwide citation)

A noninvasive physiological sensor for measuring one or more physiological parameters of a medical patient can include a bump interposed between a light source and a photodetector. The bump can be placed in contact with body tissue of a patient and thereby reduce a thickness of the body tissue. As a ...


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Russell Speight VanBlon, Alan Ladd Painter, Axel Ramirez Flores, Jennifer Greenwood Zawacki: Wearable device authentication and operation. Lenovo, Kunzler Law Group, March 14, 2017: US09594443 (19 worldwide citation)

For wearable device authentication and operation, code authenticates the wearable device to an electronic device. In addition, the code performs a wearable device operation in response to an operation command from the electronic device.


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Lapoe E Lynn, Samuel W Sheng, Shih Ming Shih, Yenyu Hsieh: Controlling audio volume using touch input force. Sentons, Van Pelt Yi & James, March 14, 2017: US09594450 (19 worldwide citation)

Controlling an audio volume is disclosed. An indicator identifying a force intensity of a touch input provided on a touch input surface is received. It is determined that the touch input is associated with an audio volume control. The audio volume is controlled based at least in part on the indicato ...


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Yariv Alima: Electric vaporizer heating assembly with dual anodized heating compartments. Atmos Nation, March 14, 2017: US09591876 (17 worldwide citation)

An electric vaporizer heating chamber that provides a user with two options for heating various smoke forming substances has a first heating compartment and a second heating compartment. The first heating compartment and second heating compartment are enclosed by a chamber casing and are positioned ...


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Assaf Natanzon, Saar Cohen, Bradford B Glade, Steven R Bromling: Method and apparatus for bandwidth management in a metro cluster environment. EMC IP Holding Company, Krishnendu Gupta, Robert Kevin Perkins, Andre Gibbs, March 14, 2017: US09594822 (14 worldwide citation)

Example embodiments of the present invention provide a method, an apparatus and a computer-program product for bandwidth management in a metro-cluster data replication environment. The method includes receiving an I/O at a first site and replicating the I/O from the first site to a second site by sy ...


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Bernard J Michini, Brett Michael Bethke, Fabien Blanc Paques: Ground control point assignment and determination system. UNMANNED INNOVATION, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 14, 2017: US09592912 (13 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for ground control point assignment and determination. One of the methods includes receiving information describing a flight plan for the UAV to implement, the flight plan identifying one or more waypoint ...


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Jeff Lawson, John Wolthuis, Evan Cooke: System and method for processing telephony sessions. Twilio, Jeffrey Schox, March 14, 2017: US09596274 (12 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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Luciano De Sio, Frederick A Flitsch, Praveen Pandojirao S, Randall Braxton Pugh, Svetlana Serak, Nelson V Tabirian, Adam Toner, Olena Uskova, James Daniel Riall: Methods and apparatus for ophthalmic devices including cycloidally oriented liquid crystal layers. Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, March 14, 2017: US09592116 (12 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses methods and apparatus for providing a variable optic insert into an ophthalmic lens. A liquid crystal layer may be used to provide a variable optic function and in some examples, an alignment layer for the liquid crystal layer may be patterned in a cycloidally dependent mann ...


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Jack B Lovley II, Joseph C Klingl, Mark Groenhuyzen, Kenneth Edlauer: Three-wheeled electric scooter. Bravo Sports, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 14, 2017: US09592876 (11 worldwide citation)

A scooter having at least two front wheels, a rear wheel, a deck, a steering assembly that includes a handlebar and a steering tube, an electric motor configured to provide power, and a transmission configured to transfer the power provided by the electric motor. The transmission can be configured t ...