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Chandrahas Aralaguppe Chandramohan, Rico L Zörkendörfer, Robert Doran Watson, Patrick L Coffman, Zachary C Rich, Jason W Brinsfield: Wireless pairing of earbuds and case. Apple, Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, September 19, 2017: US09769558 (17 worldwide citation)

A case for a pair of wireless earbuds includes a lid and a lid sensor configured to generate a detect signal when the lid is moved from a closed position to an open position. The case further includes circuitry configured to, in response to receiving the detect signal, send a signal to the wireless ...


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Lin Xu, Zhijun Chen, Jiayin Huang, Anchuan Wang: Removal methods for high aspect ratio structures. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 19, 2017: US09768034 (15 worldwide citation)

Exemplary cleaning or etching methods may include flowing a fluorine-containing precursor into a remote plasma region of a semiconductor processing chamber. Methods may include forming a plasma within the remote plasma region to generate plasma effluents of the fluorine-containing precursor. The met ...


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John Cameron, Dean Becker, Gene Fein: Electronic vapor device in cooperation with wireless communication device. LUNATECH, Hankin Patent Law APC, Marc E Hankin, Susan L Mizer, September 19, 2017: US09763478 (13 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed comprising a vapor output, a container for storing a vaporizable material, a vaporizer component coupled to the container, configured for vaporizing the vaporizable material to create a vapor and expelling the vapor out the vapor output, a processor, coupled to the vaporize ...


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Steven R Robinson: Expansion joint seal for surface contact applications. Schul International Company, Crain Caton & James P C, James E Hudson III, September 19, 2017: US09765486 (12 worldwide citation)

A system for creating a durable seal between adjacent horizontal panels, including those that may be curved or subject to temperate expansion and contraction or mechanical shear. The durable seal incorporates a plurality of ribs, a flexible member between the cover plate and the ribs, and may incorp ...


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Jon Richardson: Methods and systems for location specific operations. Echostar Technologies L L C, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 19, 2017: US09769522 (12 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for performing user accommodations are described. An exemplary system may include an electronic device configured to receive audiovisual content and/or user inputs. The electronic device may further include one or more processors as well as memory, which when executed by the one ...


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Joseph Frank Scalisi, Desiree Mejia: Monitoring systems and methods. SkyBell Technologies, September 19, 2017: US09769435 (11 worldwide citation)

Cameras can be used to detect if a visitor enters a field of view. Cameras can be mounted in many different areas, including outside buildings, inside buildings, and near other items such as pools. Cameras can send alerts to remote computing devices regarding visitors. Thus, a user of a camera can s ...


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Blake Konrardy, Scott T Christensen, Gregory Hayward, Scott Farris: Driver feedback alerts based upon monitoring use of autonomous vehicle. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, Randall G Rueth, September 19, 2017: US09767516 (11 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for monitoring use, determining risk, and alerting an operator of a vehicle having one or more autonomous (and/or semi-autonomous) operation features are provided. According to certain aspects, operating data from sensors within the vehicle may be used to determine risks associat ...


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Paul Shala Henry, Robert Bennett, Irwin Gerszberg, Farhad Barzegar, Donald J Barnickel, Thomas M Willis III: Method and apparatus for responding to events affecting communications in a communication network. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, September 19, 2017: US09769020 (11 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a waveguide system for determining an event associated with a mode of transmitting or receiving electromagnetic waves on a surface of a transmission medium, identifying according to the event an updated mode for transmitting or receiving ad ...


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James H Jannard: Dense field imaging. RED COM, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 19, 2017: US09769365 (10 worldwide citation)

Dense field imagers are disclosed which are configured to provide fused and/or stitched light field data for a scene. A dense field imager can include a plurality of imaging elements configured to be joined into image blocks or facets that each provides light field data about a scene. The dense fiel ...


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Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Irwin Gerszberg: Method and apparatus for sensing a condition in a transmission medium of electromagnetic waves. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, September 19, 2017: US09768833 (9 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a device that facilitates transmitting electromagnetic waves along a surface of a wire that facilitates delivery of electric energy to devices, and sensing a condition that is adverse to the electromagnetic waves propagating along the surfa ...