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Joseph G Marcinkiewicz, James L Skinner, Charles E Green, John P Powers: Power factor correction with variable bus voltage. Emerson Climate Technologies, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 7, 2017: US09564846

A controller includes a voltage determination module, a bus voltage command module, and a power factor correction (PFC) control module. The voltage determination module determines a desired direct current (DC) bus voltage for a DC bus electrically connected between a PFC module and an inverter power ...


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Steven E Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr, Greg Block: Methods and apparatus for assessing risks associated with locate request tickets based on historical information. CertusView Technologies, Cooley, May 9, 2017: US09646275

Locate and/or marking operations involve detecting and/or marking a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility within a dig area, wherein at least a portion of the dig area is planned to be excavated or disturbed during excavation activities. One or more attributes of a locate and/o ...


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Kurt Donald Huber, William Gordon Mansfield, Judson John Flynn: Intra-premises content and equipment management in a femtocell network. AT&T MOBILITY II, Amin Turocy & Watson, March 7, 2017: US09591486

Traffic and signaling is routed between a set of networked femto access points (APs) and devices served there from, and content and equipment that is part of a network functionally coupled to the set of networked femto APs is managed. Networked equipment spans a network deployed within the coverage ...


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Steven Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr: Marking apparatus equipped with ticket processing software for facilitating marking operations, and associated methods. CertusView Technologies, Cooley, February 7, 2017: US09563863

Marking apparatus and methods, in which first ticket information relating to a locate request ticket is received, and second ticket information derived from the first ticket information is displayed on a display device of the marking apparatus. A field technician may provide some input to generate a ...


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Steven Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr: Methods, apparatus, and systems for exchanging information between excavators and other entities associated with underground facility locate and marking operations. CertusView Technologies, Cooley, May 9, 2017: US09646353

Methods, apparatus, and systems for providing information regarding a locate and/or marking operation to identify a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility within a dig area. At least one notification indicating a status of the locate and/or marking operation is electronically tr ...


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Barry Fischer, Benjamin David Harack: Identifying electric vehicle owners. O POWER, February 21, 2017: US09576245

The subject disclosure relates to methods and systems for identifying and classifying electric-vehicle (EV) owners. Methods of the subject technology can include steps for generating an initial model based on a plurality of load-curve characteristics, and training the initial model using a training ...


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Tobin E Farrand, Kevin Snow, Dennis Peng, David A Bryan: Identifying and filtering incoming telephone calls to enhance privacy. Ooma, Carr & Ferrell, January 31, 2017: US09560198

A computer-implemented method for filtering a telephone call is provided. The method may comprise: receiving from a caller the telephone call directed to a communication device associated with an intended call recipient, the Internet being disposed between a computer implementing the method and the ...


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Dason Cheung, Murad Kurwa, Richard Loi: Energy saving-exhaust control and auto shut off system. Flextronics AP, Haverstock & Owens, March 28, 2017: US09605860

An energy-efficient ventilation system comprises a ventilation fan, ductwork, system controller, and a plurality of ventilation points, each comprising a damper, a differential pressure sensor, a ventilation point controller, and a fume detector. When a ventilation point does not require ventilation ...


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Joseph E Childs, Roger W Rognli, Robert J Cox, Brock Simonson: Efficiency heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning through extended run-time control. Cooper Technologies Company, Patterson Thuente Pedersen P A, December 27, 2016: US09528717

An extended run time device for extending the time that a compressor-based heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) system runs so as to increase energy efficiency of the HVAC system. The extended run time device includes a sensing circuit, a switching device and a processor. Based upon a s ...


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Eric A Williams, Lawrence M Levenstein, Robert D Thibodeau: Integrated material transfer and dispensing system. CH&I Technologies, Fulwider Patton, April 18, 2017: US09624023

An integrated material transfer and dispensing system for storing, transferring and dispensing materials, such as fluids and liquids, for example, liquid applied sound deadener (LASD). The system includes at least one vessel having a force transfer device. Each vessel may be removably enclosed in ca ...



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