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Steven Nabil Bathiche, Flavio Protasio Ribeiro, Nigel Stuart Keam, Bernard K Rihn, Panos C Panay, David W Voth: Connection device for computing devices. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Qudus Olaniran, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, August 23, 2016: US09426905 (14 worldwide citation)

A connection device for computing devices is described. In one or more implementations, a connection device comprises a plurality of connection portions that are physically and communicatively coupled, one to another. Each of the plurality of connection portions has at least one communication contac ...


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Anatoly Yuryevich Churikov, Flavio Protasio Ribeiro, Carl E Picciotto, Aric A Fitz Coy, Steven Nabil Bathiche: Haptic feedback for a touch input device. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, August 28, 2018: US10061385

Techniques for haptic feedback for a touch input device are described. Generally, haptic feedback is provided for different user interactions with a touch input device, such as interactions with applications, services, and so forth. According to various embodiments, how haptic feedback is initiated ...


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Siyuan Ma, James David Holbery, Flavio Protasio Ribeiro: Force sensor. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Alleman Hall Creasman & Tuttle, August 21, 2018: US10054503

Examples of force sensors that may be incorporated into a number of devices or other objects are disclosed. In one example, a sensor includes a substrate including a first electrode and a second electrode, the first electrode and the second electrode being spaced by an insulating gap, and a complian ...


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Christian Moller, Flavio Protasio Ribeiro: Capacitive sensors for determining eye gaze direction. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Lempia Summerfield Katz, February 13, 2018: US09888843

An apparatus for tracking eye gaze includes a capacitive sensor array having a plurality of capacitive sensors. The capacitive sensor array is configured to detect eye movement based at least on a proximity of the plurality of capacitive sensors to a part of an eye of a user (e.g., a bulge in the co ...


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Flavio Protasio Ribeiro: Electrostatic device having spaced electrodes. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Wade IP Law, January 23, 2018: US09874966

Devices are described herein that include spaced electrodes. In one example, a spaced distance between the electrodes may cause a capacitance between the electrodes to exceed a capacitance threshold. In another example, an impedance component (e.g., a resistor or a capacitor) may be coupled between ...


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Flavio Protasio Ribeiro: Force-sensitive touch sensor compensation. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Lempia Summerfield Katz, April 4, 2017: US09612685

An electronic device includes a memory in which input instructions, force level assessment instructions, and output instructions are stored, and further includes a processor coupled to the memory. The processor is configured through execution of the input instructions to obtain measurement data for ...


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Flavio Protasio Ribeiro: Authenticating stylus device. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, International IP Law Group PLLC, February 20, 2018: US09898100

Various methods and systems for authenticating and identifying stylus devices are described herein. In one example, a method includes receiving a value generated by the stylus device during an initialization stage. The method includes receiving a code generated from the stylus device during an authe ...


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Siyuan Ma, James David Holbery, Anatoly Churikov, Flavio Protasio Ribeiro: Force-sensing element. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Alleman Hall Creasman & Tuttle, December 26, 2017: US09851267

Examples for force-sensing elements are disclosed. An example method for forming a force sensor includes printing a suspension of a hollow-sphere conductive polymer in a liquid carrier over an electrode pair on a substrate, evaporating the liquid carrier, and encapsulating the electrode pair and hol ...


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Flavio Protasio Ribeiro: Covariance matrix estimation with acoustic imaging. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Alleman Hall Creasman & Tuttle, January 15, 2019: US10182290

A computing device is provided, comprising a processor configured to receive a set of measurements of a vector x of acoustic data, including noise, interference, and a signal of interest. The processor may express x in a frequency domain discretized in a plurality of intervals. For each interval, th ...


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Flavio Protasio Ribeiro, Anatoly Churikov: Magnetometer arrays for inertial navigation, mapping, and drift compensation. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Klarquist Sparkman, January 1, 2019: US10168159

Examples of arrays of magnetometers that can be used as or as part of an inertial measurement unit (IMU) are disclosed herein. Various methods for using such arrays in order to obtain highly precise and locationally unique data, which can be used to correct for drift effects, are also disclosed. In ...