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Paul Shala Henry, Robert Bennett, Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Donald J Barnickel, Thomas M Willis III: Method and apparatus for launching a wave mode that mitigates interference. AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, Guntin & Gust, Robert Gingher, January 30, 2018: US09882257 (23 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system that performs operations including receiving first electromagnetic waves on an outer surface of a transmission medium, detecting a degradation of a signal quality of the first electromagnetic waves due to first electric fields of t ...


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Stephen Holderness, Robert Joseph Cicero: Heavy duty insulated beverage dispenser and cooler. High Performance Coolers, Wood Herron & Evans, January 30, 2018: US09878841 (13 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an insulated beverage dispenser having a generally cube-shaped insulated body with an interior chamber, an open top, and an outlet adjacent a bottom of the interior chamber. It includes a removable closure member for the outlet and an insulated top hingedly connected to the body to clos ...


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GEIGER PAUL ARTHUR: SYSTEME ET PROCEDE POUR LA SEGMENTATION AC-PC, AC-PC SEGMENTATION SYSTEM AND METHOD. CEDARA SOFTWARE, CEDARA SOFTWARE, BLAKE CASSELS & GRAYDON, January 30, 2018: CA2748053 (13 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented system and method of determining anterior commissure (AC) and posterior commissure (PC) points in a volumetric neuroradiological image. The method includes determining, by a computer, a mid-sagittal plane estimate to extract a mid-sagittal plane image from the volumetric neuro ...


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Zihui Li, Ching Mei Hsu, Hanshen Zhang, Jingchun Zhang: Silicon selective removal. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, January 30, 2018: US09881805 (12 worldwide citation)

A method of etching exposed silicon on patterned heterogeneous structures is described and includes a gas phase etch using plasma effluents formed in a remote plasma. The remote plasma excites a fluorine-containing precursor. Plasma effluents within the remote plasma are flowed into a substrate proc ...


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Kabir A Barday: Data processing systems and methods for performing privacy assessments and monitoring of new versions of computer code for privacy compliance. OneTrust, Brient Globerman, January 30, 2018: US09882935 (11 worldwide citation)

Data processing systems and methods, according to various embodiments, perform privacy assessments and monitor new versions of computer code for updated features and conditions that relate to compliance with privacy standards. The systems and methods may obtain a copy of computer code (e.g., a softw ...


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Ammar Al Ali, Bilal Muhsin, Michael O Reilly: System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements. MASIMO CORPORATION, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 30, 2018: US09877686 (11 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes, among other features, systems and methods for using multiple physiological parameter inputs to determine multiparameter confidence in respiratory rate measurements. For example, a patient monitoring system can programmatically determine multiparameter confidence in respira ...


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Bilal Muhsin, Sujin Hwang, Benjamin C Triman: Physiological monitor with mobile computing device connectivity. MASIMO CORPORATION, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 30, 2018: US09877650 (11 worldwide citation)

Systems and method for monitoring patient physiological data are presented herein. In one embodiment, a physiological sensor and a mobile computing device can be connected via a cable or cables, and a processing board can be connected between the sensor and the mobile computing device to conduct adv ...


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Jeffrey D Beckley, Pooja Aggarwal, Shivakumar Balasubramanyam: Method and systems having improved speech recognition. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, January 30, 2018: US09881616 (10 worldwide citation)

A method for improving speech recognition by a speech recognition system includes obtaining a voice sample from a speaker; storing the voice sample of the speaker as a voice model in a voice model database; identifying an area from which sound matching the voice model for the speaker is coming; prov ...


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Sang Rak Kim, Min Jwa Seo, Yong Min Jang, Su Ji Baek: Wheel for vehicles and method for manufacturing the same. Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, January 30, 2018: US09878575 (9 worldwide citation)

A wheel for vehicles may include a rim coupled to a tire, and a spoke-shaped disc including a spoke and a vent hole, the spoke-shaped disc being coupled to a side surface of the rim to support the rim, in which a coupling zone between the spoke of the spoke-shaped disc and the rim and a coupling zon ...


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David B Lett: Remote sound generation for a home automation system. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, January 30, 2018: US09882736 (8 worldwide citation)

Various arrangements for sound generation based on remotely-enforced rules are presented. A rule definition for a rule may be received that defines a sound event to be remotely output in response to an occurrence of a home automation event. A home automation host system may monitor home automation d ...