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Matthew Sharifi, Jakob Nicolaus Foerster: Hotword recognition. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, August 29, 2017: US09747926 (23 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for receiving audio data corresponding to an utterance, determining that the audio data corresponds to a hotword, generating a hotword audio fingerprint of the audio data that is determined to correspo ...


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Paul Shala Henry, Irwin Gerszberg, Robert Bennett, Farhad Barzegar, Donald J Barnickel, Thomas M Willis III: Node device, repeater and methods for use therewith. AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, August 29, 2017: US09749053 (23 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a node device includes an interface configured to receive first signals. A plurality of coupling devices are configured to launch the first signals on a transmission medium as a plurality of first guided electromagnetic waves at correspondi ...


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Paul Shala Henry, William Scott Taylor, Robert Bennett, Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Donald J Barnickel, Thomas M Willis III: Plurality of cables having different cross-sectional shapes which are bundled together to form a transmission medium. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, August 29, 2017: US09748626 (22 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a transmission medium for propagating electromagnetic waves. The transmission medium can include a plurality of cores for selectively guiding an electromagnetic wave of a plurality of electromagnetic waves longitudinally along each core, an ...


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Robert Ayrapetian, Philip Ryan Hilmes: Adaptive beamforming to create reference channels. AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, Pierce Atwood, August 29, 2017: US09747920 (21 worldwide citation)

An echo cancellation system that performs audio beamforming to separate audio input into multiple directions and determines a target signal and a reference signal from the multiple directions. For example, the system may detect a strong signal associated with a speaker and select the strong signal a ...


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Michael Alan Pogue, Philip Ryan Hilmes: Detecting self-generated wake expressions. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, August 29, 2017: US09747899 (21 worldwide citation)

A speech-based audio device may be configured to detect a user-uttered wake expression and to respond by interpreting subsequent words or phrases as commands. In order to distinguish between utterance of the wake expression by the user and generation of the wake expression by the device itself, dire ...


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Justin Lewis, Ruxandra Georgiana Paun: Continuation of playback of media content by different output devices. Google, IP Spring, August 29, 2017: US09747011 (17 worldwide citation)

Implementations relate to continuation of playback of media content by different devices. In some implementations, a method includes causing a stream of media content data to be received from a stream source and output by a first device to a user, where a portion of the data is buffered on the first ...


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Anand Sampath, Bilal Muhsin: Intelligent medical network edge router. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 29, 2017: US09749232 (17 worldwide citation)

A medical network service can replace or supplement some or all of an expensive internally staffed clinical facility network with a cloud-based networking service. The medical network service in certain embodiments can provide networking services via software as a service technologies, platform as a ...


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Yonatan Cale, Assaf Natanzon: Method and system for immediate recovery of virtual machines encrypted in the cloud. EMC IP HOLDING COMPANY, Krishnendu Gupta, August 29, 2017: US09749300 (16 worldwide citation)

Example embodiments of the present invention relate to a method and a system for immediate recovery of virtual machines encrypted in the cloud. The method includes retrieving at least a portion of data from an off-premise replica site configured to store an encrypted first data part of an I/O as dat ...


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Yuniarto Widjaja: Semiconductor device having electrically floating body transistor, semiconductor device having both volatile and non-volatile functionality and method of operating. Zeno Semiconductor, Law Office of Alan W Cannon, August 29, 2017: US09747983 (13 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor memory cell includes a floating body region configured to be charged to a level indicative of a state of the memory cell; a first region in electrical contact with said floating body region; a second region in electrical contact with said floating body region and spaced apart from sa ...


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Allen Jiang: Apparatuses and methods for monitoring tendons of steerable catheters. Auris Surgical Robotics, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, August 29, 2017: US09744335 (13 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for detecting tension on a tendon and/or mechanical deformation (e.g., breakage) of one or more steering tendon of a steerable and flexible articulating device. Theses apparatuses may have one or more tendons that are each electrically conductive and configured to steer the a ...