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Jennifer L Milam, Pamela A Nesbitt: Variable pressure touch system. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Walder Jr, Steve Kurlowecz, March 21, 2017: US09600114 (17 worldwide citation)

The disclosed variable pressure touch system includes an information handling system (IHS) that may take many forms. In one embodiment, the IHS may be a tablet with a touch sensor in the form of a touch sensitive display. A user may apply pressure to the touch sensor with a finger, stylus, or other ...


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David Nicholas, John Beardsley, Russell Pribanic, Michael Zemlok: Handheld surgical handle assembly, surgical adapters for use between surgical handle assembly and surgical end effectors, and methods of use. Covidien, March 21, 2017: US09597104 (17 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to a surgical device including an adapter assembly for selectively interconnecting an end effector and the device housing. The adapter assembly includes at least one drive converter assembly that converts and transmits a rotation of the rotatable drive shaft to an axia ...


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Jiancheng Johnson Tao, Hong W Wong: Touchscreen including force sensors. Intel Corporation, International IP Law Group P L L C, March 21, 2017: US09600116 (17 worldwide citation)

Computing devices and at least one machine readable medium for controlling the functioning of a touch screen are described herein. The computing device includes a touchscreen having one or more force sensors. The computing device also includes first logic to detect a force applied to the touchscreen ...


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Diego Melendo Casado, Ignacio Lopez Moreno, Javier Gonzalez Dominguez: Recognizing speech in the presence of additional audio. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, March 21, 2017: US09601116 (16 worldwide citation)

The technology described in this document can be embodied in a computer-implemented method that includes receiving, at a processing system, a first signal including an output of a speaker device and an additional audio signal. The method also includes determining, by the processing system, based at ...


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Michael John Crabtree: Electronic appliance status notification via a home entertainment system. EchoStar UK Holdings, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, March 21, 2017: US09599981 (16 worldwide citation)

A method of notifying a user of a status of an electronic appliance is presented. Examples of the electronic appliance may include, but are not limited to, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, ovens, and clothes washers and dryers. In the method, an entertainment system device receives a message fr ...


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Joven Matias, David Newman, Ha Phan, Timothy Bucklin: System and method for presenting and viewing a spherical video segment. GoPro, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, March 21, 2017: US09602795 (14 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for presenting and viewing a spherical video segment is provided. The spherical video segment including tag information associated with an event of interest may be obtained. The tag information may identify a point in time and a viewing angle at which the event of interest is vie ...


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Edmund J Jones, Matthew W Costello, Martin Schleiff, David S Miller, Aradhna Chetal, Marion M Belden, Volha V Gallup: Threat modeling and analysis. The Boeing Company, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, March 21, 2017: US09602529 (14 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for modeling and analysis of cybersecurity threats may include a data flow diagram (DFD) creator, threat indicator and threat analyzer. The DFD creator may identify elements of an information system, and compose a DFD including nodes and edges representing components and data fl ...


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Jean P Bordes, Raghunath K Rao, Monier Maher: On-demand multi-scan micro doppler for vehicle. UHNDER, Gardner Linn Burkhart & Flory, March 21, 2017: US09599702 (13 worldwide citation)

A radar sensing system for a vehicle includes a transmitter, a receiver, a memory, and a processor. The transmitter transmits a radio signal and the receiver receives a reflected radio signal. The processor samples reflected radio signals during a plurality of time slices. The processor produces sam ...


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Timothy Allen Wagner: Threading as a service. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 21, 2017: US09600312 (13 worldwide citation)

A service manages a plurality of virtual machine instances for low latency execution of user codes. The plurality of virtual machine instances can be configured based on a predetermined set of configurations. One or more containers may be created within the virtual machine instances. In response to ...


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GRIFFIN JASON TYLER, HAMILTON ALISTAIR ROBERT, PASQUERO JEROME: PROCEDE ET APPAREIL A ECRAN TACTILE AVEC INDICES VISUELS, METHOD AND DEVICE HAVING TOUCHSCREEN KEYBOARD WITH VISUAL CUES. Research In Motion, BLACKBERRY, BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS, March 21, 2017: CA2812457 (13 worldwide citation)

A method for providing visual cues rendered on a display is provided. The method comprises: detecting a touch input associated with a user interface element rendered on the display; determining an input direction of the touch input; and displaying on the display a visual cue associated with the user ...