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Norman Apperson, Brian C Beckman: System and method for safety distributing executable objects. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, November 2, 1999: US05978484 (198 worldwide citation)

The invention includes a method and system for distributing and executing executable code. Before sending executable code to a client, a distributing authority associates a privilege request code with the executable code. The privilege request code indicates a requested set of privileges that the ex ...


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Lloyd V Warren, Brian C Beckman: Encyclopedia of software components. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John H Kusmiss, Thomas H Jones, May 20, 1997: US05632022 (192 worldwide citation)

Intelligent browsing through a collection of reusable software components is facilitated with a computer having a video monitor and a user input interface such as a keyboard or a mouse for transmitting user selections, by presenting a picture of encyclopedia volumes with respective visible labels re ...


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Amit Mital, Lucius Gregory Meredith, Marc Levy, Brian C Beckman, Anthony D Andrews, Terry J Myerson: System and method utilizing a graphical user interface of a business process workflow scheduling program. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, February 27, 2007: US07184967 (108 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface (GUI) scheduler program is provided for modeling business workflow processes. The GUI scheduler program includes tools to allow a user to create a schedule for business workflow processes based on a set of rules defined by the GUI scheduler program. The rules facilitate de ...


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Brian C Beckman: Virtual reality flight control display with six-degree-of-freedom controller and spherical orientation overlay. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John H Kusmiss, Thomas H Jones, Guy M Miller, February 14, 1995: US05388990 (88 worldwide citation)

A virtual reality flight control system displays to the pilot the image of a scene surrounding a vehicle or pod having six degrees of freedom of acceleration or velocity control by the pilot and traveling through inertial space, the image itself including a superimposed figure providing the pilot an ...


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Brian C Beckman, Anthony D Andrews, Alexander A Armanasu: Automatic object caller chain with declarative impersonation and transitive trust. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, August 5, 2003: US06604198 (82 worldwide citation)

An object-based security framework provides automatic caller chain building to track the identity of upstream callers. An application developer can define impersonation settings declaratively using a graphical interface. At runtime, logic outside the application objects handles the caller chain and ...


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Brian C Beckman, Anthony D Andrews, Alexander A Armanasu: Automatic object caller chain with declarative impersonation and transitive trust. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, May 7, 2002: US06385724 (51 worldwide citation)

An object-based security framework provides automatic caller chain building to track the identity of upstream callers. An application developer can define impersonation settings declaratively using a graphical interface. At runtime, logic outside the application objects handles the caller chain and ...


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Eran Yariv, Vadim Kuper, Brian C Beckman: Asymmetric dynamic geo-fencing. Microsoft Corporation, The Law Office of Michael E Kondoudis, June 25, 2013: US08471701 (47 worldwide citation)

Architecture that enables location based notifications (e.g., geo-fences) using standard polygons the capture of complex regions. As applied to geo-fencing, it extends geo-fencing beyond the mere representation of the virtual perimeter (fenced) area. More specifically, the architecture takes into co ...


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Barbara L Fox, Brian A LaMacchia, Brian C Beckman: GUMP: grand unified meta-protocol for simple standards-based electronic commerce transactions. Microsoft Corporation, Ronald M Anderson, February 21, 2006: US07003480 (28 worldwide citation)

A method for facilitating two-party electronic commerce transactions between trading partners on an unsecure network, such as the Internet. In one example, a client makes application for registration by a financial institution in which the client has one or more accounts. The client submits satisfac ...


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Gur Kimchi, Daniel Buchmueller, Scott A Green, Brian C Beckman, Scott Isaacs, Amir Navot, Fabian Hensel, Avi Bar Zeev, Severan Sylvain Jean Michel Rault: Unmanned aerial vehicle delivery system. Amazon Technologies, Athorus PLLC, February 21, 2017: US09573684 (21 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes an unmanned aerial vehicle (“UAV”) configured to autonomously deliver items of inventory to various destinations. The UAV may receive inventory information and a destination location and autonomously retrieve the inventory from a location within a materials handling facilit ...


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Brian C Beckman, Amir Navot, Daniel Buchmueller, Gur Kimchi, Fabian Hensel, Scott A Green, Brandon William Porter, Severan Sylvain Jean Michel Rault: Electricity generation in automated aerial vehicles. Amazon Technologies, Athorus PLLC, January 24, 2017: US09550577 (20 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes a system and method for operating an automated aerial vehicle wherein the battery life may be extended by performing one or more electricity generation procedures on the way to a destination (e.g., a delivery location for an item). In various implementations, the electricit ...