Innokentiy Basmov, Magnus Bo Gustaf Nyström, Alex M Semenko, Douglas M MacIver, Donghui Li: Map-based rapid data encryption policy compliance. Microsoft Technology Licensing, August 22, 2017: US09740639 (5 worldwide citation)

To comply with a policy for a computing device indicating that data written by the computing device to the storage volume after activation of the policy be encrypted, a sector map is accessed. The sector map identifies one or more sectors of a storage volume and also identifies, for each of the one ...

Winston Way, Ilya Vorobeichik: Optical switching system with a colorless, directionless, and contentionless ROADM connected to unamplified drop channels. NeoPhotonics Corporation, Christensen Fonder Dardi & Herbert PLLC, Peter S Dardi, August 22, 2017: US09742520 (5 worldwide citation)

Components of an optical communications network are described at a node of the network providing switching from one or more degrees of received optical signal routed to a plurality of receivers. The switch at the node generally includes a passive reconfigurable optical add drop multiplexer (ROADM) h ...

Neil Kusens: Method and process for determining whether an individual suffers a fall requiring assistance. CERNER INNOVATION, Shook Hardy & Bacon, August 22, 2017: US09741227 (5 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring an individual in a dwelling so as to know when such individual falls or indicates the need of assistance. A plurality of 3D motion and sound sensors are located in the dwelling and provide data to a computerized monitoring system. The sensors are configured to recognize one o ...

Amac Herdagdelen, Bradley Ray Green: Classifying languages for objects and entities. Facebook, Perkins Coie, August 22, 2017: US09740687 (5 worldwide citation)

Technology for media item and user language classification is disclosed. Media item classification may use models for associating language identifiers or probability distributions for multiple languages with linguistic content. User language classification may define user language models for attribu ...

Benjamin Harry Ziskind, Joshua David Bass, Scott Sebastian Sahadi: Parental controls. BLAZER AND FLIP FLOPS, Polsinelli, August 22, 2017: US09741022 (4 worldwide citation)

A web service platform to improve end-user engagement in a captive audience environment. Mobile and web-based clients allow application users to authorize and approve usage of entitlements of other users, including their children, based upon preconfigured rules and the proximity between the user req ...

Matthew J Clemente, Ian B Hanson, Paul F Bente IV: Integrated pierceable seal fluid pathway connection and drug containers for drug delivery pumps. UNITRACT SYRINGE, Wiley Rein, August 22, 2017: US09737655 (4 worldwide citation)

A sterile fluid pathway connector includes a piercing member, a connector hub, and a pierceable seal; wherein at least a portion of the pierceable seal is configured to move from a first position in which the piercing member is retained within a sterile cavity between the pierceable seal and the con ...

Steven R Robinson: Expansion joint for longitudinal load transfer. Schul International Company, Crain Caton & James P C, James E Hudson III, August 22, 2017: US09739049 (3 worldwide citation)

An expansion joint design for supporting transfer loads. The system includes an elongated core and at least one longitudinal load-transfer member which are bonded together.

Jeffrey A Babcock, Alexei Sadovnikov: Method for creating the high voltage complementary BJT with lateral collector on bulk substrate with resurf effect. TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED, Jacqueline J Garner, Charles A Brill, Frank D Cimino, August 22, 2017: US09741790 (3 worldwide citation)

Complementary high-voltage bipolar transistors formed in standard bulk silicon integrated circuits are disclosed. In one disclosed embodiment, collector regions are formed in an epitaxial silicon layer. Base regions and emitters are disposed over the collector region. An n-type region is formed unde ...

Anthony Bongiovi, Glenn Zelniker, Joseph G Butera III: System and method for narrow bandwidth digital signal processing. Bongiovi Acoustics, Malloy & Malloy P L, August 22, 2017: US09741355 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and systems for narrow bandwidth digital processing of an input audio signal. Particularly, the present invention includes a high pass filter configured to filter the input audio signal. A first compressor then modulates the filtered signal in order to create a ...

Michael L Elford, Diana L Unser, Pete A Kawamoto: MediaLink interconnection box. CenturyLink Intellectual Property, Swanson & Bratschun L L C, August 22, 2017: US09742172 (3 worldwide citation)

Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing MediaLink Interconnection Boxes (“MIBs”). In some embodiments, a plurality of MediaLink Interconnection Boxes (“MIBs”) or media interconnection devices, which may be disposed throughout a recreational vehicle (“RV”) park or other bulk service ...

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