Cindy Lawrence, Victor Tiscareno, Stanley Ng: Personalized shopping avatar. Apple, Novak Druce Connolly Bove Quigg, August 26, 2014: US08818883 (2 worldwide citation)

This is directed to a personalized avatar providing a true representation of the user's body, such that the avatar provides a substantially accurate graphical representation of the user's body. The avatar can be defined using any suitable approach, including by providing measurements of the user's b ...

Timothy Scott Mortimer: Apparatus for restraining distal portion movement of neck-worn clothing accessories. Khorsandi Patent Law Group A Law Corporation, Marilyn R Khorsandi, March 3, 2015: US08966716 (2 worldwide citation)

Exemplary embodiments will provide an apparatus for restraining a portion of a distal portion of a neck-worn clothing accessory, such as a neck tie, scarf, or other such clothing accessory, by connecting a rear, or underneath, portion of the clothing accessory to an underlying garment. Exemplary emb ...

Theodore Harris, Scott Edington, Patrick Faith: Gesture recognition cloud command platform, system, method, and apparatus. VISA INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ASSOCIATION, Loeb & Loeb, March 13, 2018: US09916010 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods described herein are for transmitting a command to a remote system. A processing system determines the identity of the user based on the unique identifier and the biometric information. Thereafter, a sensor detects a gesture performed by the user. The sensor is configured to dete ...

Cure (course of treatment) kit, particularly for individuals following a cure (course of treatment) at a spa. Renaux Marie Therese, July 6, 1990: FR2641170-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

The cure (course of treatment) kit is noteworthy in that it includes, on the inside, on its lateral sides, flanging elements or loops 5 capable of holding containers or receptacles 6 and on its longitudinal sides, flexible walls 7 defining inner chambers 7.1 for storing, on the one hand, clothing ac ...

David Galimant: Foldable solar protection device with several hinged members. Gdid National Co, huang bijing, November 12, 2003: CN01815445 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a foldable solar protection device comprising several articulated elements, characterized by the fact that the articulated elements are stacked panels (1) connected by a single pivot (4) adjacent one (6) of their ends for deployment by a circular movement and by the ...

Scott A Crawford, Douglas P Lynch, Carla Mann Woods: Speech processor headpiece. Advanced Bionics, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, June 6, 2017: US09674620 (1 worldwide citation)

A cochlear implant system includes: an electrode array implanted within a cochlea; an internal processor in communication with the electrode array; an implanted antenna which is electrically coupled to the internal processor; and a modular external headpiece which is removably positioned over the im ...

Max Abecassis, Ivars Blodnieks: Integration of multiple synchronization methodologies. March 14, 2017: US09596502 (1 worldwide citation)

A method comprising the steps of: generating an acoustic fingerprint that is responsive to a playing of a movie; searching, responsive to the acoustic fingerprint, an acoustic database; generating a dialogue fingerprint that is responsive to the playing of the movie; searching, responsive to the dia ...

Brian Mark Shuster, Gary Stephen Shuster: Multi-instance, multi-user virtual reality spaces. Sherrie Flynn, Coleman & Horowitt, February 13, 2018: US09889375 (1 worldwide citation)

A multi-instance, multi-user animation platform includes a plurality of modeled parallel dimensions in a computer memory. Each of the parallel dimensions may be an independent model of a physical, three-dimensional space having corresponding features such that the parallel dimensions are recognizabl ...

Gregory Scot Miracle, Bruce Prentiss Murch, Patrick Christopher Stenger, Charles Allen Pettigrew Jr, Justin Angelo Caserta, Casey Patrick Kelly: Detergent compositions containing pyridinol-N-oxide compositions. The Procter & Gamble Company, Gregory S Darley Emerson, Leonard W Leiws, Steven W Miller, January 24, 2017: US09550964 (1 worldwide citation)

This disclosure relates to detergent compositions containing pyridinol-N-oxide compounds and being substantially free of bleach. Methods for treating a stained fabric using such detergent compositions are also disclosed.

Gary L McQuilkin, Gregory L Engelke: Spectral imaging system for remote and noninvasive detection of target substances using spectral filter arrays and image capture arrays. Kagan Binder PLLC, January 24, 2017: US09551616 (1 worldwide citation)

An approach to noninvasively and remotely detect the presence, location, and/or quantity of a target substance in a scene via a spectral imaging system comprising a spectral filter array and image capture array. For a chosen target substance, a spectral filter array is provided that is sensitive to ...