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Richard F Bailey Sr, Ronald A Fisher, Steven M Hoffberg: Ergonomic systems and methods providing intelligent adaptive surfaces and temperature control. ProMXD Technology, Milde Hoffberg & Macklin, May 15, 2001: US06230501 (287 worldwide citation)

Ergonomic systems which provide medical therapy, comfort and enhanced function are provided. Surfaces are provided with adjustable contour, transient force damping and temperature. The technologies are applied to footwear, seating surfaces an cryotherapy devices. The cooling and cryotherapy system e ...


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Linda Irene Hoffberg, Steven M Hoffberg: Human-factored interface corporating adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus. Steven M Hoffberg, May 11, 1999: US05903454 (222 worldwide citation)

The need for a more-readily usable interface for programmable devices is widely recognized. The present invention relates to programmable sequencing devices, or, more particularly, the remote controls for consumer electronic devices. The present invention provides an enhanced interface for facilitat ...


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Steven M Hoffberg: Mobile communication device. Milde Hoffberg & Macklin, August 6, 2002: US06429812 (214 worldwide citation)

A mobile communications device comprising a location sensing system, producing a location output; a memory, storing a set of locations and associated events: a telecommunications device, communicating event and location information between a remote system and said memory; and a processor, processing ...


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Steven M Hoffberg: Intelligent electronic appliance system and method. Ostrolenk Faber, Steven M Hoffberg, October 12, 2010: US07813822 (195 worldwide citation)

An intelligent electronic appliance preferably includes a user interface, data input and/or output port, and an intelligent processor. A preferred embodiment comprises a set top box for interacting with broadband media streams, with an adaptive user interface, content-based media processing and/or m ...


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Steven M Hoffberg, Linda I Hoffberg Borghesani: Ergonomic man-machine interface incorporating adaptive pattern recognition based control system. Steven M Hoffberg, November 14, 2006: US07136710 (185 worldwide citation)

An adaptive interface for a programmable system, for predicting a desired user function, based on user history, as well as machine internal status and context. The apparatus receives an input from the user and other data. A predicted input is presented for confirmation by the user, and the predictiv ...


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Linda Irene Hoffberg, Steven M Hoffberg: Adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus and method and human-factored interface therefore. Milde & Hoffberg, July 10, 2007: US07242988 (177 worldwide citation)

The need for a more-readily usable interface for programmable devices is widely recognized. The present invention relates to programmable sequencing devices, or, more particularly, the remote controls for consumer electronic devices. The present invention provides an enhanced interface for facilitat ...


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David P Felsher, Robert H Nagel, Steven M Hoffberg: System and method for secure three-party communications. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, November 20, 2012: US08316237 (176 worldwide citation)

A system and method for communicating information between a first party and a second party, comprising the steps of receiving, by an intermediary, an identifier of desired information and accounting information for a transaction involving the information from the first party, transmitting an identif ...


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Steven M Hoffberg: Game theoretic prioritization scheme for mobile ad hoc networks permitting hierarchal deference. Milde & Hoffberg, September 15, 2009: US07590589 (164 worldwide citation)

A method for providing unequal allocation of rights among agents while operating according to fair principles, comprising assigning a hierarchal rank to each agent; providing a synthetic economic value to a first set of agents at the a high level of the hierarchy; allocating portions of the syntheti ...


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Steven M Hoffberg: Mobile communication device. Milde & Hoffberg, September 14, 2004: US06791472 (144 worldwide citation)

A mobile communications device comprising a location sensing system, producing a location output; a memory, storing a set of locations and associated events; a telecommunications device, communicating event and location information between a remote system and said memory; and a processor, processing ...


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Toby Heller, Steven M Hoffberg: Agent training sensitive call routing system. Milde & Hoffberg, September 19, 2006: US07110525 (141 worldwide citation)

A call-management method and system for distributing calls to agents, wherein each agent has a profile, e.g., defining agent skills, efficiency, etc. The call center management system implements an algorithm for selecting an agent to receive a call to optimize caller utility, call center efficiency, ...



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