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Steven M Hoffberg: Intelligent door restraint. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, July 24, 2012: US08225458 (20 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling a door, comprising the steps of storing energy during a manual opening of a door, sensing an object within a doorway, selectively applying a force derived from the stored energy, to close the door, based on the sensing of an object in the doorway. The closure is preferably c ...


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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, December 2, 2014: US08904181 (19 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, Linda I Hoffberg Borghesani: Internet appliance system and method. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, November 12, 2013: US08583263 (18 worldwide citation)

An Internet appliance, comprising, within a single housing, packet data network interfaces, adapted for communicating with the Internet and a local area network, at least one data interface selected from the group consisting of a universal serial bus, an IEEE-1394 interface, a voice telephony interf ...


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Steven M Hoffberg, Linda I Hoffberg Borghesani: Alarm system controller and a method for controlling an alarm system. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, February 5, 2013: US08369967 (16 worldwide citation)

An alarm system controller is provided, having a packet data network interface; a security alarm system interface configured to communicate with security alarm sensors; and a controller configured to receive at least one input from the security alarm system interface, to process the at least one inp ...


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Steven M Hoffberg, Linda Irene Hoffberg Borghesani: Ergonomic man-machine interface incorporating adaptive pattern recognition based control system. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, October 25, 2011: US08046313 (15 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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Steven M Hoffberg: Adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus and method and human-factored interface therefore. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, February 12, 2013: US08373582 (15 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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Robert H Nagel, David P Felsher, Steven M Hoffberg: System and method for secure communications involving an intermediary. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, October 22, 2013: US08566247 (15 worldwide citation)

A system and method for communicating information or a cryptographic key therefore 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 fir ...


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Wai Wu, Toby Heller, Steven M Hoffberg: Telephony control system with intelligent call routing. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, February 22, 2011: US07894595 (14 worldwide citation)

A system and method for communicating in a communication network, comprising presenting a communication comprising data over a communications network to a router, said router being adapted to route the communication to one of a plurality of available network destinations; automatically executing a c ...


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Linda Irene Hoffberg, Steven M Hoffberg: Adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus and method and human-factored interface therefore. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, October 4, 2011: US08032477 (11 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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Wai Wu, Toby Heller, Steven M Hoffberg: Telephony control system with intelligent call routing. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, November 8, 2011: US08054965 (11 worldwide citation)

A system and method for communicating in a communication network, comprising presenting a communication comprising data over a communications network to a router, said router being adapted to route the communication to one of a plurality of available network destinations; automatically executing a c ...



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