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Colin Angle, Clara Vu, Matthew Cross, Tony L Campbell: Companion robot for personal interaction. iRobot Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, October 24, 2017: US09796078 (3 worldwide citation)

A mobile robot that includes a robot body, a drive system having one or more wheels supporting the robot body to maneuver the robot across a floor surface, and a riser having a proximal end and a distal end. The proximal end of the riser disposed on the robot body. The robot also includes a head dis ...


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Il Kang Na, Gye Young Lee, Kwan Woo Song, Dong Yun Hawng: Smart home system using portable device. Samsung Electronics, Staas & Halsey, April 17, 2018: US09948685 (3 worldwide citation)

A smart home system using a portable device in which a gateway function is installed in the portable device to provide a smart home service using a multiplex gateway, and a control method thereof is provided. The smart home system includes one or more portable devices and one or more home appliances ...


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Polly Stecyk, Brian Peterson, Brian D Maxson, Pavel Houda, George E Palmer, Shenta T Pu, Martin Zanfino, Robert A Perry: Control system and user interface for home theater network. Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, May 10, 2011: US07941821 (3 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, methods, and systems for centrally and uniformly controlling the operation of a variety of devices, such as communication, consumer electronic, audio-video, analog, digital, 1394, and the like, over a variety of protocols within a network system and, more particularly, a control system an ...


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Junji Yoshida, Makoto Funabiki, Tetsuya Sato: Input and output switching device and input and output switching method. Panasonic Corporation, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack L, December 3, 2013: US08601520 (3 worldwide citation)

In the wireless HDMI converter, appropriate audio data input switching is performed, and, when an instruction is received, an audio data extraction unit extracts audio data from video and audio data received by an HDMI input interface from an STB, and an optical audio output interface outputs the ex ...


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Theodore Philip Feldman, David Andrew Rice: Method and apparatus for wireless digital audio/video playback for computers. Neosonik, Fenwick & West, November 23, 2010: US07840983 (3 worldwide citation)

A computer-based digital wireless audio and video system for consumer audio, home theater and recording studio applications is disclosed. The system distributes synchronized 2-channel stereo and multi-channel home theater video and audio digital signals via wireless broadcast to a closed network inc ...


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Jieun Chae: Display device having touch sensors. LG Display, Fenwick & West, March 7, 2017: US09588617 (3 worldwide citation)

A display device and method are discussed. The display device can include a display panel having a pixel array with touch sensors embedded therein; a display driving circuit that time-divides 1 frame period into a plurality of pixel driving periods and a plurality of touch sensing periods and writes ...


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Kaitani Katsumi: General purpose speaker and its fixing method. Suitaya, August 15, 2003: JP2003-230187 (3 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To obtain a speaker which can be employed in a vehicle, a personal computer, a home theater system, a BGM system, and the like, for reproducing a sound signal faithfully and can be fixed in an automobile for forming a soft sound field.SOLUTION: At least one speaker unit compris ...


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Jay D Logue: Service provisioning profile for a fabric network. Google, Colby Nipper, December 19, 2017: US09847964 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for pairing a device to an account managed by a remote service include connecting to a commissioning device. The commissioning device is a device that manages pairing of devices to a remote service. Pairing the device to the fabric in a remote service also includes receiving serv ...


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Robert Szewczyk, Jay D Logue: Alarm profile for a fabric network. Google, Colby Nipper, November 14, 2017: US09819638 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for transferring alarm information by sending an alarm message containing information about an alarm. The alarm message includes an alarm counter indicator that indicates whether an alarm status has changed from a previous alarm message. The alarm message also includes one or mor ...


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Eric Norman Badger, Drew Elliott Linerud, Itai Almog, Timothy S Paek, Parthasarathy Sundararajan, Dmytro Rudchenko, Asela J Gunawardana: User-centric soft keyboard predictive technologies. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Klarquist Sparkman, April 4, 2017: US09613015 (2 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are disclosed for providing feedback and guidance to touch screen device users to improve text entry user experience and performance by generating input history data including character probabilities, word probabilities, and touch models. According to one embodiment, a method ...