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 (9 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.


Ku He, Tejasvi Das, John L Melanson, Aniruddha Satoskar: Systems and methods for reduction of audio artifacts in an audio system with dynamic range enhancement. Cirrus Logic, Jackson Walker L, March 14, 2017: US09596537 (8 worldwide citation)

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a control circuit may be configured to, responsive to an indication to switch between gain modes of a signal path having an analog path portion and a digital signal path portion, switch a selectable analog gain of the analog path portion betw ...

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 (6 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 ...

Alfredo Sam Chu, Pu Ling Lu, Franklin P Martens, John W Dykes: Laser mode hopping detection in a heat-assisted magnetic recording drive. Seagate Technology, Hollingsworth Davis, March 14, 2017: US09595288 (5 worldwide citation)

A method comprises performing a write operation using a heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) drive operating at a plurality of temperatures. The method involves measuring a metric of write performance subsequent to the write operation at each of the operating temperatures. The method also involve ...

Maxwell Andrew Sills, Robert Samuel Gordon, Ian Wetherbee: Methods and systems for providing feedback based on information received from an aerial vehicle. X Development, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, March 14, 2017: US09594372 (5 worldwide citation)

Described herein is a control system that facilitates assistance mode(s). In particular, the control system may determine a particular assistance mode associated with an account. This particular assistance mode may specify (i) operations for an aerial vehicle to carry out in order to obtain sensor d ...

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 (5 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 ...

Mark Rubin, Brian Hein: Personalizing an online service based on data collected for a user of a computing device. Yahoo, James J DeCarlo, Greenberg Traurig, March 14, 2017: US09594832 (5 worldwide citation)

An Internet or other online service is personalized or customized based on data collected for a user of a computing device. In one embodiment, a method includes: storing a plurality of person profiles for persons associated with communications received by a user of a computing device; receiving data ...

John Freddy Hansen, Joseph C Stark III: Thermal management for implantable wireless power transfer systems. Thoratec Corporation, Armstrong Teasdale, March 14, 2017: US09592397 (5 worldwide citation)

Thermal management solutions for wireless power transfer systems are provided, which may include any number of features. In one embodiment, an implantable wireless power receiver includes at least one thermal layer disposed on an interior surface of the receiver configured to conduct heat from a cen ...

Matthew Brezina, Adam Smith, Gabor Cselle: Display of person based information including person notes. Yahoo, James J DeCarlo, Greenberg Traurig, March 14, 2017: US09596308 (5 worldwide citation)

Among other disclosures, a method may include collecting historical communication data and personal data relating to a portion of a plurality of communications, a sender of one or more of the communications or one or more recipients of the communications. The method may include generating a profile ...

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