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Geoffrey B Rhoads, Bruce L Davis, Douglas B Evans: Portable devices and methods employing digital watermarking. Digimarc Corporation, March 17, 2009: US07505605 (69 worldwide citation)


Media objects are transformed into active, connected objects via identifiers embedded into them or their containers. In the context of a user's playback experience, a decoding process extracts the identifier from a media object and possibly additional context information and forwards it to a server. ...


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Eric P Traut, Benjamin Martz: System and method for displaying images of virtual machine environments. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, March 17, 2009: US07506265 (69 worldwide citation)


A system and method for displaying thumbnail images of the video output of one or more software applications in a window or similar graphical interface to allow the user of a computer system to conveniently and quickly monitor the overall status and progress of several software applications that are ...


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Gopichandra Surnilla, Al Henry Berger, Wan Joe Chen, Christopher House: Differential torque operation for internal combustion engine. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, March 17, 2009: US07503312 (67 worldwide citation)


A method of operating an internal combustion engine having a plurality of cylinders including at least a first cylinder and a second cylinder, the method comprising firing the first cylinder and the second cylinder in an alternating sequence; during a first mode, adjusting an operating parameter of ...


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Samuel J Adducci, Michael J McGrath, Richard C Van Byssum, Jonathan D Walker, Brendan F Doorhy: Network cabinet. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Christopher S Clancy, March 17, 2009: US07504581 (67 worldwide citation)


A network cabinet is provided comprising a support frame and a threshold associated with the support flame. A door comprising first and second lateral sides is mounted to the support frame through a hinge pin. The hinge pin is moveable between retracted and extended positions and is positioned close ...


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Carolyn B McClain, Jim E Thatcher: System and method for filtering of web-based content stored on a proxy cache server. Novell, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, March 17, 2009: US07506055 (65 worldwide citation)


A system and method for filtering of web-based content in a proxy cache server environment provides a local network having a client, a directory server and a proxy cache server that caches predetermined Internet-derived web content within the network. When content is requested, it is vended to the c ...


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Alfredo Gomez: Lock mechanism for a sliding sleeve. Baker Hughes Incorporated, Steve Rosenblatt, March 17, 2009: US07503390 (63 worldwide citation)


A locking device prevents stressing of other components used to hold tool portions against relative movement until a desired location is reached. A locking dog holds a first component, such as a sliding sleeve to a second component, such as a mandrel until pressure can move a piston and remove suppo ...


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Philip E Eggers, Hira V Thapliyal: Electrosurgical system for treating restenosis of body lumens. ArthroCare Corporation, Brian E Szymczak, Matthew Scheele, March 17, 2009: US07505812 (63 worldwide citation)


The present invention comprises apparatus and methods for maintaining patency in body passages subject to occlusion by invasive tissue growth. The apparatus and methods of the present invention may be used to open and maintain patency in virtually any hollow body passage which may be subject to occl ...


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Jonathan E Hall, Daniel M McCormick, Eric J Wendel, Charles A Lemaire: Disk-drive enclosure having pair-wise counter-rotating drives to reduce vibration and method. Atrato, Charles A Lemaire, Lemaire Patent Law Firm P L L C, March 17, 2009: US07505264 (61 worldwide citation)


A system and method for an improved multiple hard-disk-drive data-storage enclosure. Some embodiments position drives in counter-rotating pairs, each simultaneously accessing half the data, such that seek-caused actuator rotational-acceleration vibration cause simultaneous canceling rotational torqu ...


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Pantas Sutardja: System and method for controlling gain and timing phase in a presence of a first least mean square filter using a second adaptive filter. Marvell International, March 17, 2009: US07505537 (61 worldwide citation)


A system for controlling gain and timing phase includes a variable gain amplifier (VGA) responsive to an input signal, and an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) responsive to a VGA output. A first filter, with tap weight coefficients updated by a first least mean square (LMS) engine, is responsive to ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, Scott A Yerby, Steven T Mitchell, John J Flynn: Method of laterally inserting an artificial vertebral disk replacement with translating pivot point. Kyphon SARL, Haynes and Boone, March 17, 2009: US07503935 (60 worldwide citation)


An implant that can be placed between two vertebrae using a lateral insertion method is described. The implant is characterized by having a first end plate and a second end plate with a hemi-cylindrical spacer extending from the second end plate. The hemi-cylindrical spacer fits within a socket on t ...



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