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Jason Petras, Michael Leabman: Enhanced receiver for wireless power transmission. Energous Corporation, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, November 14, 2017: US09819230 (41 worldwide citation)

An enhanced receiver for wireless power transmission is disclosed. The receiver may be able to convert RF waves into continuous, stable and suitable voltage or power that can be used for charging or powering an electronic device. The receiver may include an antenna array for extracting and rectifyin ...


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Yonghai Li, Zhongli Xu, Changzheng Dai: Atomizer and electronic cigarette having same. SHENZHEN FIRST UNION TECHNOLOGY, Cheng Ju Chiang, November 14, 2017: US09814272 (13 worldwide citation)

An exemplary atomizer includes a liquid supply, a mouthpiece at a first end of the liquid supply, an air pipe, a liquid supply, and an atomizing device at an opposite second end. The atomizing device includes a main body, a liquid conducting element, and a heating element. The main body has an atomi ...


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Hardeep Singh Uppal, Prashanth Acharya, Craig Wesley Howard: Traffic surge management for points of presence. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 14, 2017: US09819567 (13 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and computer-readable medium for point of presence (POP) based traffic surge detection and mitigation are provided. The system detects a traffic surge for a target group of resources directed at a source POP based on the target group's rank shifts and volume changes among recent ti ...


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Mark F Schulz, Claudia M Mulvaney, Stephen C P Joseph: Vented container assembly. 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY, Aleksander Medved, November 14, 2017: US09815076 (12 worldwide citation)

Container assemblies (100) that transition between a sealing state and a retained venting state are described. The container assemblies each include a body portion (110) having an open end (113), and a lid portion (120) adapted to cover the open end of the body portion to create an enclosed volume, ...


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Olivier Cochand, Michel Thorens, Jean Marc Flick, Yvan Degoumois: Aerosol generating system having means for determining depletion of a liquid substrate. Philip Morris Products, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, November 14, 2017: US09814263 (12 worldwide citation)

There is provided an electrically operated aerosol generating system for receiving an aerosol-forming substrate. The system includes a liquid storage portion for storing liquid aerosol-forming substrate, an electric heater including at least one heating element for heating the liquid aerosol-forming ...


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H Clay Chenault III, Timothy Wayne Hood, Parveen Kakar: Cast aluminum wheel. Superior Industries International, Warner Norcross & Judd, November 14, 2017: US09815323 (11 worldwide citation)

A cast aluminum wheel includes a rim element having an annular configuration defining an axis and a central element extending radially outwardly between the axis and the rim element. The rim element includes a wall extending circumferentially around the axis between a proximal bead and a distal bead ...


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Shine C Chung: Programmable resistive device and memory using diode as selector. Attopsemi Technology, November 14, 2017: US09818478 (9 worldwide citation)

Building programmable resistive devices in contact holes at the crossover of a plurality of conductor lines in more than two vertical layers is disclosed. There are plurality of first conductor lines and another plurality of second conductor lines that can be substantially perpendicular to each othe ...


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Charles Tritschler, Amit Singh Chhetri, Philip Ryan Hilmes: Speech processing of reflected sound. Amazon Technologies, Pierce Atwood, November 14, 2017: US09820036 (8 worldwide citation)

Sound is banked laterally over an array of microphones arranged on a rear surface of a device. Sound enters a duct behind the device from different directions via inlets along the sides of the device. The duct directs the sound waves across the microphone array. An effective direction from which the ...


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Russell T Herrin, Jeffrey C Maling, Anthony K Stamper: Planar cavity MEMS and related structures, methods of manufacture and design structures. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Steven Meyers, Andrew M Calderon, Roberts Mlotkowski Safran Cole & Calderon P C, November 14, 2017: US09815690 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of forming at least one Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) includes forming a beam structure and an electrode on an insulator layer, remote from the beam structure. The method further includes forming at least one sacrificial layer over the beam structure, and remote from the electrode. ...


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Jonathan P Lang: Default playback devices. Sonos, November 14, 2017: US09820039 (7 worldwide citation)

Systems and method discussed herein involve applying a designation of a default playback device in a media playback system. One method may involve maintaining a database comprising data indicating an assignment of an identification of a network microphone device to a playback zone of a media playbac ...