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Alexander David Rosen, Michael James Rodehorst, George Jay Tucker, Aaron Lee Mathers Challenner: Methods and devices for ignoring similar audio being received by a system. AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, Robert W Morris, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, August 8, 2017: US09728188 (19 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for detecting similar audio being received by separate voice activated electronic devices, and ignoring those commands, is described herein. In some embodiments, a voice activated electronic device may be activated by a wakeword that is output by the additional electronic device, ...


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Toan Q Tran, Sultan Malik, Dmitry Lubomirsky, Shambhu N Roy, Satoru Kobayashi, Tae Seung Cho, Soonam Park, Shankar Venkataraman: High temperature chuck for plasma processing systems. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, August 8, 2017: US09728437 (17 worldwide citation)

A wafer chuck assembly includes a puck, a shaft and a base. An insulating material defines a top surface of the puck, a heater element is embedded within the insulating material, and a conductive plate lies beneath the insulating material. The shaft includes a housing coupled with the plate, and ele ...


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Alan Wade Cohn, John Degraffenreid Dial IV, Gary Robert Faulkner, James Edward Kitchen, David Leon Proft, Corey Wayne Quain: Defining and implementing sensor triggered response rules. iControl Networks, Baker & Hostetler, August 8, 2017: US09729342 (16 worldwide citation)

A single controller platform for controlling and monitoring security, home automation, and monitoring devices is provided. This controller platform further provides for a rules-based response to receiving sensor events, including causing actions to be performed by the controller platform or to cause ...


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Neil Marten: Home automation sound detection and positioning. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, August 8, 2017: US09729989 (15 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, devices, non-transitory computer-readable mediums, and apparatuses are presented for detecting and positioning sound in a home automation system. Indications of sounds and timestamps may be received from various home automation devices. Using the received indications, a sound magni ...


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Tan Wong, Yanming Nie: Electronic cigarette. SHANGHAI GREEN VAPER TECHNOLOGY, Clement Cheng, August 8, 2017: US09723877 (14 worldwide citation)

A USB electronic cigarette has an atomizer section. The atomizer section has a heat chamber configured to receive liquid from a fluid reservoir. A USB connector is formed on the atomizer section. The USB connector includes a USB socket mounted to the atomizer section. A battery section is releasable ...


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James J Moore, Sorin Faibish, Assaf Natanzon: Method and system for immediate recovery of replicated virtual machines. EMC IP Holding Company, Krishnendu Gupta, August 8, 2017: US09727429 (12 worldwide citation)

Example embodiments of the present invention relate to a method and system for immediate recovery of replicated virtual machines. The method includes replicating a complex asset from a first site of a distributed information processing system to a second site of the distributed information processin ...


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Edmond J Cadieux, Geoffrey Brandon Jordan, Barry S Smith, Steve R Rinehart: Electronic smoking article. Altria Client Services, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 8, 2017: US09723876 (12 worldwide citation)

An electronic smoking article includes a first section containing a liquid supply reservoir including liquid material, a heater operable to heat the liquid material to a temperature sufficient to vaporize the liquid material and form an aerosol, and a wick in communication with the liquid material a ...


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Qiuming Liu: Electronic cigarette and assembly method thereof. HUIZHOU KIMREE TECHNOLOGY SHENZHEN BRANCH, Tim Tingkang Xia Esq, Locke Lord, August 8, 2017: US09723875 (12 worldwide citation)

The present application relates to an electronic cigarette and an assembly method for the electronic cigarette, the electronic cigarette comprises a battery assembly and an atomizer assembly, the battery assembly includes a battery holder and a battery which is removably contained in the battery hol ...


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Qiuming Liu: Electronic cigarette. HUIZHOU KIMREE TECHNOLOGY SHENZHEN BRANCH, Tim Tingkang Xia Esq, Locke Lord, August 8, 2017: US09723874 (12 worldwide citation)

An electronic cigarette comprising a battery pole, an atomizer, and a connecting mechanism disposed between the battery pole and the atomizer and configured for connecting the battery pole to the atomizer is provided; the connecting mechanism includes a first connecting member and a second connectin ...


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Qiuming Liu: Electronic cigarette. HUIZHOU KIMREE TECHNOLOGY SHENZHEN BRANCH, Tim Tingkang Xia Esq, Locke Lord, August 8, 2017: US09723873 (12 worldwide citation)

An electronic cigarette is provided comprising an atomizer, a battery rod and a connecting component configured to connect the battery rod and the atomizer, one end of the atomizer or the battery rod which is facing towards the connecting component protrudes to form a first connector, and a second c ...