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Paul John Rankin, Jonathan Charles Griffiths: Distributed location based service system. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Michael E Schmitt, April 12, 2005: US06879838 (182 worldwide citation)

A system, apparatus, and method for providing a distributed location based service system to a mobile user. Information related to a particular geographic location may be electronically transferred to a mobile electronic device, without a request from the user, and interpreted locally on the device ...


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Manish Kothari, Gaurav Sethi, Jonathan Charles Griffiths, Kasra Khazeni: Semi-transparent/transflective lighted interferometric devices. QUALCOMM MEMS Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 7, 2010: US07848003 (23 worldwide citation)

In certain embodiments, a device is provided that utilizes both interferometrically reflected light and transmitted light. Light incident on the device is interferometrically reflected from a plurality of layers of the device to emit light in a first direction, the interferometrically reflected ligh ...


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Jonathan Charles Griffiths, Jeffrey B Sampsell: Infrared and dual mode displays. QUALCOMM MEMS Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 24, 2010: US07782517 (18 worldwide citation)

One inventive aspect relates to a display comprising a display element configured to selectively reflect light of a first wavelength in the infrared range and light of a second wavelength in the visible spectrum. Another inventive aspect relates to a color display comprising at least three reflectiv ...


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Manish Kothari, Gaurav Sethi, Jonathan Charles Griffiths, Eric Worthington: Devices and methods for enhancing color shift of interferometric modulators. Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 20, 2011: US08081373 (8 worldwide citation)

The color reflected by an interferometric modulator may vary as a function of the angle of view. A range of colors are thus viewable by rotating the interferometric modulator relative to an observer. By placing a textured layer between an observer and an interferometric modulator, a pattern which in ...


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Manish Kothari, James Randolph Webster, Gaurav Sethi, Alok Govil, Jonathan Charles Griffiths: Integrated light emitting and light detecting device. QUALCOMM MEMS Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 20, 2012: US08138479 (8 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing a light device that can emit light and sense light are disclosed. In one embodiment, a lighting device includes a light guide having a planar first surface, the light guide configured such that at least some ambient light enters the light guide through the first sur ...


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Clarence Chui, Gaurav Sethi, Jonathan Charles Griffiths, Manish Kothari: Methods of manufacturing illumination systems. Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 26, 2013: US08402647 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods of manufacturing light panels having at least one re-entrant turning feature. In one embodiment, a method of manufacturing a light panel includes providing a base layer, providing a cover layer, and coupling the cover layer to the base layer to form at least one re-entrant turning feature be ...


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Manish Kothari, Bangalore Ramaswamiengar Natarajan, Alok Govil, Kristopher Andrew Lavery, Lauren Fay Palmateer, Jonathan Charles Griffiths: Integrated touch for IMOD displays using back glass. Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, April 3, 2012: US08149496 (1 worldwide citation)

An interferometric modulator (“IMOD”) display utilizes ambient light and incorporates touch sensing without reducing the amount of ambient light that reaches the MEMS modulators, and without introducing any optical distortion or loss of performance. Electrodes for touch sensing are located at a back ...


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Marek Mienko, Jonathan Charles Griffiths: Interferometric display with interferometric reflector. QUALCOMM MEMS Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 16, 2013: US08488228

Interferometric modulators and methods of making the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, an interferometric modulator includes an interferometric reflector having a first reflective surface, a second reflective surface, and an optical resonant layer defined by the first reflective surface and the ...


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Manish Kothari, Gaurav Sethi, Jonathan Charles Griffiths, Eric Worthington: Devices and methods for enhancing color shift of interferometric modulators. QUALCOMM MEMS Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 27, 2014: US08736949

The color reflected by an interferometric modulator may vary as a function of the angle of view. A range of colors are thus viewable by rotating the interferometric modulator relative to an observer. By placing a textured layer between an observer and an interferometric modulator, a pattern which in ...


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Suryaprakash Ganti, David William Burns, Jonathan Charles Griffiths: Micromechanical ultrasonic transducers and display. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, November 14, 2017: US09815087

An apparatus may include a one- or two-dimensional array of micromechanical ultrasonic transducer (PMUT) elements positioned below, beside, with, on, or above a backplane of a visual display. The backplane may be a thin-film transistor (TFT) backplane. The array of PMUT elements may be a piezoelectr ...