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 ...

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 ...

Anurag Bhardwaj, Wei Di, Muhammad Raffay Hamid, Robinson Piramuthu, Neelakantan Sundaresan: Extraction of image feature data from images. eBay, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, February 6, 2018: US09886653 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for obtaining image feature data of an image are disclosed herein. A color histogram of the image is extracted from the image, the extraction of the color histogram including performing one-dimensional sampling of pixels comprising the image in each of a first dimension of a ...

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 ...

Anurag Bhardwaj, Wei Di, Muhammad Raffay Hamid, Robinson Piramuthu, Neelakantan Sundaresan: Item recommendations using image feature data. eBay, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, March 28, 2017: US09607248 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method to facilitate finding recommendations for a query image are disclosed herein. A color histogram is determined corresponding to the query image. Determining at least one of a visual pattern included in the query image, a dominant color of the query image, or an orientation his ...

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.

Michael Truong: Adjustable collar stay for men and womens apparel. Cardinal Law Group, August 1, 2017: US09717280 (1 worldwide citation)

Embodiments relate to an apparatus and method for holding a shirt collar in a position and orientation on a shirt front. The apparatus includes a first elongate collar stay adapted for attachment to an inside surface of the shirt collar or positionable within a collar stay pocket of the shirt collar ...

Johnny L Scott: Stand for holding clothing accessories. Kenneth A Roddy, October 22, 2013: US08561819 (1 worldwide citation)

A stand for holding and storing clothing accessories, such as neckties, belts and footwear in an easily seen accessible position has an elongate freestanding generally rectangular upright frame, a flat planar horizontal platform or shelf at a lower end thereof for holding and storing shoes and other ...

Donald A McLean III: Firearm disabling system and method. DM Innovations, Duane Morris, May 9, 2017: US09644911 (1 worldwide citation)

A firearm disabling system is disclosed. The firearm disabling system includes a control circuit configured to detect one or more operational parameters of a firearm associated with an unauthorized use scenario. A foam deployment system is in signal communication with the control circuit. The foam d ...

Bradford A Folkens, Dominik K Mazur: Image processing system including image priority. Cloudsight, Royse Law Firm PC, May 2, 2017: US09639867 (1 worldwide citation)

An image recognition approach employs both computer generated and manual image reviews to generate image tags characterizing an image. The computer generated and manual image reviews can be performed sequentially or in parallel. The generated image tags may be provided to a requester in real-time, b ...