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Amit Singh Chhetri: Step-size control for multi-channel acoustic echo canceller. AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, Pierce Atwood, September 5, 2017: US09754605 (21 worldwide citation)

A multi-channel acoustic echo cancellation (AEC) system that includes a step-size controller that dynamically determines a step-size value for each channel and each tone index on a frame-by-frame basis. The system determines the step-size value based on a normalized squared cross-correlation (NSCC) ...


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Blake Konrardy, Scott T Christensen, Gregory Hayward, Scott Farris: Autonomous vehicle operation feature monitoring and evaluation of effectiveness. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, Randall G Rueth, September 5, 2017: US09754325 (20 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for monitoring use and determining risks associated with operation of a vehicle having one or more autonomous operation features are provided. According to certain aspects, a virtual log of data regarding performance of the features in a non-test environment may be recorded durin ...


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Jingchun Zhang, Anchuan Wang, Nitin K Ingle: Selective etch for silicon films. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 5, 2017: US09754800 (19 worldwide citation)

A method of etching patterned heterogeneous silicon-containing structures is described and includes a remote plasma etch with inverted selectivity compared to existing remote plasma etches. The methods may be used to conformally trim polysilicon while removing little or no silicon oxide. More genera ...


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Shane S Kohatsu, Paul J Francis, Andrea M Vinet, Michael S Amos, Thomas Foxen, Lysandre Follet, Troy C Lindner, John Hurd: Article of footwear having talonavicular support. NIKE, Klarquist Sparkman, September 5, 2017: US09750304 (17 worldwide citation)

An article of footwear includes a navicular support structure on a medial side. The navicular support structure includes a non-stretch, tensioned material that reduces an interior volume of the upper of the article of footwear and redirects applied forces from the midfoot region of the article of fo ...


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GAO XIAOLIANG, SANTOS BILLY GASPAR, HOANG PETER PHUNG MINH, JONES AMY MARIE, SHAW BENJAMIN MILTON, JOBE IAN RONALD: CONTINUITE DE REACTEUR AMELIOREE, IMPROVED REACTOR CONTINUITY. NOVA CHEMICALS CORPORATION, NOVA CHEMICALS CORPORATION, TROTT TREVOR, September 5, 2017: CA2716772 (17 worldwide citation)

Single site reactor/catalyst continuity in a dispersed phase reaction in terms of initial activation and subsequent deactivation may be improved by treating the support with a metal salt. The activator and catalyst are then deposited on the treated support. The resulting catalyst has a lower consump ...


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John Stanley: Air cooled horticulture lighting fixture. IP Holdings, J Douglas Wells, September 5, 2017: US09752766 (15 worldwide citation)

An air cooled horticulture lamp fixture for growing plants in confined indoor spaces. The fixture seals the lamp and heat generated by the same to a reflector interior. Flow disruptors create turbulence in a cooling chamber thereby enhancing thermal transfer into a cooling air stream that flows over ...


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John Stanley: Air cooled horticulture lighting fixture. IP Holdings, J Douglas Wells, September 5, 2017: US09750199 (14 worldwide citation)

An air cooled horticulture lamp fixture for growing plants in confined indoor spaces. The fixture substantially seals the lamp and heat generated thereby to a reflector interior. A flow disruptor diverts moving air away from an aperture in the reflector through which a lamp bulb socket protrudes int ...


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Navindra Yadav, Sameer Merchant: Forwarding tables for virtual networking devices. Cisco Technology, Polsinelli PC, September 5, 2017: US09755965 (14 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for forwarding tables for virtual networking devices. The system first identifies local virtual machines hosted on a local host connected to the system, the system having virtual tunneling capabilities. The system then generates a ...


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LEVY AVI: ENDOSCOPE A CAMERAS MULTIPLES, MULTI-CAMERA ENDOSCOPE. PEER MEDICAL, ENDOCHOICE INNOVATION CENTER, GOWLING WLG, September 5, 2017: CA2765559 (12 worldwide citation)

A multi-camera endoscope which includes an elongated shaft terminating with a tip section turnable by way of a bending section, wherein the tip section includes: a front-pointing camera and a discrete front illuminator associated therewith; a front fluid injector configured for cleaning at least one ...


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