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Robin Michael Miller, Jared I Drinkwater, Peter Wesley Bristol, Blake F Andersen, Joseph Patrick Sullivan, Lesley Ribble Magrath: Detachable audio system for head-mounted displays. Oculus VR, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, July 25, 2017: US09716932 (10 worldwide citation)

A detachable audio system for a head-mounted display is disclosed. The detachable audio system includes a speaker, an arm coupled to the speaker, a strap connector including a first side coupled to the arm and a second side opposite to the first side, and a coupling subsystem coupled to the second s ...


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Hoyong Park, Anand Srinivasan, Vikram Shukla: Hybrid execution of continuous and scheduled queries. Oracle International Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, July 25, 2017: US09715529 (9 worldwide citation)

Techniques for implementing the hybrid execution of continuous and scheduled queries are provided. In some examples, a query engine may be initialized with relational data from at least a first source. For example, the first source may include a database or other system that can provide historical d ...


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Timothy Allen Wagner, Sean Philip Reque, Derek Steven Manwaring, Xin Zhao, Dylan Chandler Thomas: Dynamic code deployment and versioning. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 25, 2017: US09715402 (7 worldwide citation)

A system for providing dynamic code deployment and versioning is provided. The system may be configured to receive a first request to execute a newer program code on a virtual compute system, determine, based on the first request, that the newer program code is a newer version of an older program co ...


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Yuniarto Widjaja: Memory cells, memory cell arrays, methods of using and methods of making. Zeno Semiconductor, Law Office of Alan W Cannon, July 25, 2017: US09715932 (6 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor memory cell and arrays of memory cells are provided In at least one embodiment, a memory cell includes a substrate having a top surface, the substrate having a first conductivity type selected from a p-type conductivity type and an n-type conductivity type; a first region having a se ...


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Michael H Slayton, Peter G Barthe: Energy based fat reduction. Guided Therapy Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 25, 2017: US09713731 (6 worldwide citation)

Methods for non-invasive fat reduction can include targeting a region of interest below a surface of skin, which contains fat and delivering ultrasound energy to the region of interest. The ultrasound energy generates a thermal lesion with said ultrasound energy on a fat cell. The lesion can create ...


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Lik Hon: Electronic cigarette. Fontem Holdings 1, Kenneth H Ohriner, Perkins Coie, July 25, 2017: US09713346 (6 worldwide citation)

An electronic cigarette comprises nicotine without harmful tar. The cigarette includes a shell, a cell, nicotine solution, control circuit, and an electro-thermal vaporization nozzle installed in the air suction end of the shell. The advantages of the present invention are smoking without tar, reduc ...


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Yuta Kuboyama, Vikram Garg, Richard D Shuma: Proximity edge sensing. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, July 25, 2017: US09715301 (6 worldwide citation)

In various implementations, a sensor operates in a force sensing mode by determining an applied force based on a first change in capacitance between first and second electrodes related to compression of a compressible material positioned between while the third electrode functions as a shield and in ...


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Nicholas Powers, Christian Curtis: Pressure sensitive device for flow detection. ARROW ELECTRONICS, Tutunjian & Bitetto P C, July 25, 2017: US09714878 (6 worldwide citation)

A pressure sensitive device includes a ring having a central axis, first side and second side. The ring includes a dielectric portion parallel to the central axis and between the first and second sides. A flexible membrane is connected to a periphery of the ring on the first side, the flexible membr ...


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Robin Farine, Pascal Talon: Device and method for controlling an electrical heater to limit temperature. Philip Morris Products, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, July 25, 2017: US09713345 (6 worldwide citation)

There is provided a method of controlling an electrical heating element, including maintaining a temperature of the heating element at a target temperature by supplying pulses of electrical current to the heating element; monitoring a duty cycle of the pulses of electrical current; and determining i ...


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Blake Konrardy, Scott T Christensen, Gregory Hayward, Scott Farris: Autonomous vehicle insurance pricing and offering based upon accident risk. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, Randall G Rueth, July 25, 2017: US09715711 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for monitoring use, determining risk, and pricing insurance policies for an autonomous vehicle having one or more autonomous operation features are provided. According to certain aspects, accident risk factors may be determined for autonomous operation features of the vehicle usi ...