Bradley Templeton: Methods and systems for transportation to destinations by a self-driving vehicle. Waymo, McDonnell Boehnen Helbert & Berghoff, May 30, 2017: US09665101 (14 worldwide citation)

A vehicle configured to operate in an autonomous mode is provided. The vehicle is configured to obtain an indication of a final destination, and, if the final destination is not on a pre-approved road for travel by the vehicle, the vehicle is configured to determine a route from the vehicle's curren ...

Ronny Hadani, Shlomo Selim Rakib: OTFS methods of data channel characterization and uses thereof. Cohere Technologies, Stephen E Zweig, May 30, 2017: US09668148 (13 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 ...

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 (13 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 ...

Jeremiah David Brazeau, Tristan Bellman Greenwood, Colin Brazeau: Forecasted robotic drive unit dispatch. AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, Thomas Horstemeyer, Michael J D Aurelio, Jason M Perilla, May 30, 2017: US09663292 (11 worldwide citation)

Forecasted drive unit dispatch is described. An inventory pod associated with a materials handling action is identified, and a first drive unit is requisitioned and dispatched to retrieve the inventory pod and return it to a materials handling station. Concurrently, the ongoing status of other mater ...

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 (11 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 ...

Yubing Song: Virtual MAC address, mask-based, packet forwarding. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Patent Department, May 30, 2017: US09667541 (11 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 ...

Sekhar Nagasundaram, Selim Aissi: Privacy firewall. Visa International Service Association, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 30, 2017: US09665722 (11 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention relate to systems and methods for providing an anonymization engine. One embodiment of the present invention relates to a method comprising receiving a message directed at a recipient computer located outside a secure area by a privacy computer located within a secure ar ...

Everet Ericksen, Robert C Fox, David Batterbee, John Marking: Method and apparatus for an adjustable damper. Fox Factory, May 30, 2017: US09663181 (9 worldwide citation)

A vehicle suspension damper is described. The vehicle suspension damper includes: a pilot valve assembly; a primary valve; and an adjuster, wherein the pilot valve assembly meters fluid to the primary valve, and the adjuster moves the primary valve.

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 (9 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 ...

Manoj Kumar Vijayan, Jaidev Oppath Kochunni, Saurabh Agrawal, Abhishek Narulkar: High availability distributed deduplicated storage system. Commvault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 30, 2017: US09665591 (9 worldwide citation)

A high availability distributed, deduplicated storage system according to certain embodiments is arranged to include multiple deduplication database media agents. The deduplication database media agents store signatures of data blocks stored in secondary storage. In addition, the deduplication datab ...