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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 (13 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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Dinei Afonso Ferreira Florencio, Cha Zhang, Flavio Protasio Ribeiro, Demba Elimane Ba: Sound source localization based on reflections and room estimation. Microsoft Corporation, December 29, 2011: US20110317522-A1

Described is modeling a room to obtain estimates for walls and a ceiling, and using the model to improve sound source localization by incorporating reflection (reverberation) data into the location estimation computations. In a calibration step, reflections of a known sound are detected at a microph ...