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David B Lockton, Mark K Berner, Mark J Micheli, David Lowe: Methodology for equalizing systemic latencies in television reception in connection with games of skill played in connection with live television programming. Winview, Haverstock & Owens, January 30, 2018: US09878243 (3 worldwide citation)

A method of and system for handling latency issues encountered in producing real-time entertainment such as games of skill synchronized with live or taped televised events is described herein. There are multiple situations that are dealt with regarding latencies in receiving a television signal with ...


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Craig Thomas Yehle: String guide for a bow. Ravin Crossbows, January 30, 2018: US09879936 (3 worldwide citation)

A string guide for a bow including first and second cams are mounted to first and second bow limbs, respectively. Each of the cams includes a string guide journal, an upper power cable take-up journal, and a lower power cable take-up journal. The draw string is arranged in a reverse draw configurati ...


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Ari Backholm, Mikko Tervahauta, Seppo Salorinne, Jukka Ahonen, Mikko Daavittila, Andrew Everitt, Lauri Vuornos: Dynamic adjustment of keep-alive messages for efficient battery usage in a mobile network. Seven Networks, NK Patent Law PLLC, January 30, 2018: US09883548 (3 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for maintaining an IP (Internet protocol) connection in a mobile network are disclosed. Techniques are disclosed wherein an optimal keep-alive interval is determined, and dynamic adjustments of keep-alive message interval are employed to prevent detection and counter measure. Kee ...


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Claudia V Goldman Shenhar, Yael Shmueli Friedland, Eilon Riess, Tal Philosof, Omer Tsimhoni: Vehicle-to-pedestrian-communication systems and methods for using the same. GM Global Technology Operations, Mickki D Murray, Parks IP Law, January 30, 2018: US09881503 (3 worldwide citation)

An autonomous-driving vehicle system, for implementation at an autonomous-driving vehicle. The autonomous-driving vehicle system includes a hardware-based processing unit and a non-transitory computer-readable storage device comprising and input module and an activity module. The input module, when ...


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Gregory M Cruise, Michael Constant, Terrance Tran, Joseph Gulachenski: Embolization device constructed from expansile polymer. MicroVention, K&L Gates, Louis C Cullman, Brian J Novak, January 30, 2018: US09877731 (3 worldwide citation)

Devices for the occlusion of body cavities, such as the embolization of vascular aneurysms and the like, and methods for making and using such devices. The devices may be comprised of novel expansile materials, novel infrastructure design, or both. The devices provided are very flexible and enable d ...


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Qingpu Wang, Ming Hu, Lei Zhang, Jun Li, Ting Zeng, Xiaodong Xie: Touch substrate, touch display panel and driving method thereof, touch display device. BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP, HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY, Nath Goldberg & Meyer, Joshua B Goldberg, January 30, 2018: US09881577 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a touch substrate comprising a plurality of capacitive touch driving electrodes extending in a row direction, a plurality of capacitive touch sensing electrodes extending in a column direction, a plurality of first pressure sensitive electrodes extending in the row dir ...


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Steven G Hall, Randall J Tanguay, Jeffrey D Messerly, Galen C Robertson, Andrew M Zwolinski, Frederick E Shelton IV, Geoffrey C Hueil, Mark S Ortiz, Douglas B Hoffman, Patrick A Weizman, Dean B Bruewer, Gregory B Blair: Surgical stapling assembly comprising a selector arrangement. Ethicon, January 30, 2018: US09877723 (3 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling assembly that comprises an end effector, a staple cartridge, a plurality of staples, a shaft assembly, a housing, a rotary motion actuator, a first actuation system configured to cause the end effector to perform a first function, and a second actuation system configured to cause ...


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Jesse Flores, Brendan Hingston Lake, Daniel McLean, Jiacai Li: Protective case for mobile electronic communication device. Pelican Products, Foley & Lardner, January 30, 2018: US09882596 (3 worldwide citation)

A protective case for a mobile electronic communication device includes a rear cover including a compressible member and a catch, the compressible member and the catch being spaced from each other to form an alcove; and a front cover including a rim configured to extend into the alcove, the rim havi ...


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Thirumalesh Reddy, Raj Yavatkar, Sreekantha Indireddy, Shreekanth Ankala: Methods and apparatus to configure virtual resource managers for use in virtual server rack deployments for virtual computing environments. VMware, January 30, 2018: US09882969 (3 worldwide citation)

An example method includes configuring a network to facilitate communications between a first virtual resource manager (VRM) in a first physical rack and a second VRM in a second physical rack. The first VRM manages first physical resources in the first physical rack. The second VRM manages second p ...


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Juan M Alderete Jr, Matthew William Yavorsky, Jacob E Pananen: Occlusion detection techniques for a fluid infusion device having a rotary pump mechanism and multiple sensor contact elements. Medtronic MiniMed, Lorenz & Kopf, January 30, 2018: US09878095 (3 worldwide citation)

A fluid infusion device includes a pump having a rotor and a stator. A rotor cam element rises from a reference surface of the rotor. The stator includes a cam element having a stator cam surface. The cam elements axially displace the rotor as the rotor revolves. Inlet and outlet valves open and clo ...