John F Wadsworth: Overlay applicator and method of using the same. BELKIN INTERNATIONAL, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 30, 2017: US09662860 (19 worldwide citation)

An overlay applicator that includes an overlay layer. The overlay layer includes a top side and a bottom side. The bottom side includes an adhesive configured to adhere the overlay layer to a screen of an electronic device. The overlay applicator also includes an adhesive release liner. The adhesive ...

Ronny Hadani, Shlomo Selim Rakib: OTFS methods of data channel characterization and uses thereof. Cohere Technologies, Stephen E Zweig, May 30, 2017: US09668148 (10 worldwide citation)

Fiber, cable, and wireless data channels are typically impaired by reflectors and other imperfections, producing a channel state with echoes and frequency shifts in data waveforms. Here, methods of using OTFS pilot symbol waveform bursts to automatically produce a detailed 2D model of the channel st ...

Randy J Koval: Conductors having a variable concentration of germanium for governing removal rates of the conductor during control gate formation. Micron Technology, Dicke Billig & Czaja PLLC, May 30, 2017: US09666449 (10 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of a method of forming a control gate includes forming a conductor having a concentration of germanium that varies with a thickness of the conductor, and removing portions of the conductor at a variable rate that is governed, at least in part, by the concentration of the germanium.

Christian Boo: Building panel with a mechanical locking system. VALINGE INNOVATION, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P C, May 30, 2017: US09663940 (9 worldwide citation)

Building panels 1, 1′ provided with a mechanical locking system including a tongue 30, at an edge of a first panel 1, cooperating with a tongue groove 20, at an edge of an adjacent second panel 1′, for vertical locking of the building panels. The edge of the first panel is provided with a displaceme ...

Tuanfang Liu: Electronic cigarette. Matthias Scholl PC, Matthias Scholl, May 30, 2017: US09661878 (9 worldwide citation)

An electronic cigarette, including a mouthpiece assembly, a glass housing, a fixed seat, an atomization assembly, and a gas flow control assembly. The mouthpiece assembly employs a metal material and is connected to the fixed seat using a plug-type interference fit. The fixed seat is connected to th ...

Scott T McAfee, William J Greene: Portable optical metrology inspection station and method of operation. Level 3 Inspection, McHale & Slavin P A, May 30, 2017: US09664508 (9 worldwide citation)

An integrated automated 3D Optical Scanning and Computer Aided Inspection System for dimensional inspection of precision manufactured parts. The system is based within a portable cabinet having lockable caster wheels for portability and retractably support feet for enhanced stability. The cabinet fu ...

Lee Evan Eisen, Hung Qui Le, Jentje Leenstra, Jose Eduardo Moreira, Bruce Joseph Ronchetti, Brian William Thompto, Albert James Van Norstrand Jr: Parallel slice processor with dynamic instruction stream mapping. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Mitch Harris Atty at Law, Andrew M Harris, Steven L Bennett, May 30, 2017: US09665372 (8 worldwide citation)

A processor core having multiple parallel instruction execution slices and coupled to multiple dispatch queues by a dispatch routing network provides flexible and efficient use of internal resources. The dispatch routing network is controlled to dynamically vary the relationship between the slices a ...

Yubing Song: Virtual MAC address, mask-based, packet forwarding. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Patent Department, May 30, 2017: US09667541 (8 worldwide citation)

A destination Media Access Control (MAC) address of a packet is determined. In response to determining that the destination MAC address is a virtual MAC address and belongs to an access device, mask-based, virtual MAC address, the packet is encapsulated with a Very Large Layer 2 (VLL2) network proto ...

Sinan Filiz, James E Pedder, Charley T Ogata, John Stephen Smith, Dhaval Chandrakant Patel, Shin John Choi, Brian Q Huppi, Christopher J Butler, Martin P Grunthaner: Temperature compensating transparent force sensor. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, May 30, 2017: US09665200 (7 worldwide citation)

An optically transparent force sensor, which may be used as input to an electronic device. The optically transparent force sensor may be configured to compensate for variations in temperature using two or more force-sensitive components that are formed from materials having different temperature- an ...

Patrick Ryan Dingle, Matthew David Verminski, Peter K Mansfield, Andrew Stubbs, Sean Hugh Breheny, Peter R Wurman: Mobile drive unit charging. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 30, 2017: US09663296 (6 worldwide citation)

Some examples include charging an onboard power source of a mobile drive unit (MDU) of an inventory system while the MDU is operating in the inventory system, rather than removing the MDU from service for recharging. As an example, the MDU may receive instructions to retrieve an inventory holder, an ...