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System for Broadcasting Advertisements

This advertising patent covers the ability of an IP network system to automatically learn about consumer types, build up group profiles and then deliver advertising content accordingly.
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System for Broadcasting Advertisements

This is a UK targeted advertising patent. It covers the ability of an IP network system to automatically learn about consumer types , build up group profiles and then deliver advertising content accordingly. The wording specifically mentions IP based network architectures thereby covering all types of television and video delivery whether they be broadband ( internet ) or mobile ( cellular telephony ) based distribution systems. With an original filing date of 2003 it is exceptionally early for
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Interactive Pin Array Device - Webnail

An innovation in the communication field. After hearing, seeing you can now touch via Internet! An interactive pin array device comprising a plurality of elongated pins held in a frame and forming a set. The frame is adapted to hold the plurality of pins in a parallel position to one another in a series of columns and rows, such that the distal ends of the plurality of pins together form a flat virtual plane. Each pin of the plurality of pins correspond to an equivalent pin on a second devic
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Software Based voice Encryption for all Wireless and Land Based Communication Devices

A security platform or network for transmitting end-to-end encrypted voice or data communications between at least a first digital device and a second device is disclosed. The network includes a network portal for registering the first digital device and the second device. The portal provides the first digital device and second device with at least first and second keys and receives requests from each device to communicate with each other. The portal searches for and receives authorization from
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Variable Z0 Antenna Device Design System and Method

Variable Z0 (VZ0) antenna technology is a new design or optimization methodology applicable to any antenna on any platform designed or optimized with any procedure. It is especially useful for wireless devices populating the Internet of Things (potential 10-year market - 7 TRILLION machines!), in particular improving bandwidth. VZ0 expands the design or decision space by adding another degree of freedom invariably leading to better antennas. VZ0 has been the subject of several papers
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Semiconductor optical amplifier with a reduced noise figure

A semiconductor optical amplifier for amplifying an optical signal. The amplifier comprises an input for receiving the optical signal and an output for outputting an amplified version of the optical signal. A semiconductor active medium is provided for defining an amplification path extending between the input and the output for amplifying the optical signal as the optical signal propagates along the amplification path. A control means selectively controls the amplified spontaneous emission (ASE
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Shape matching method for indexing and retrieving multimedia data

The invention relates to a method for indexing and retrieving multimedia data. In particular the invention provides a method of comparing at least two sets of multimedia data using shape information in order to provides a dissimilarity measure between the sets. The invention finds use in retrieving images or parts of sequences based on their content in image and video sequence databases.
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Driver Controlled Automated Taxi Service and Devices

Method for offering multiple E-Hail customers to multiple taxicabs at the same time. An improvement over the current method of offering one customer to one taxi at a time. An embodiment of the disclosed technology is an in-taxi customer selection system. The selection system is placed in a plurality of taxis in the form of a device which includes a touch-screen display map of a surrounding location of each taxi. An indicator of at least one future rider desiring a taxi is exhibited anonymousl
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Digital Video & Music Belt Buckle-WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY

I think the timing for my patent to be leveraged is NOW, sans the industry up-tick in this paradigm of the white-out WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY DEVICE space. Below is patent, and these recent articles discussing the space and providing the hard DD for the model. I think a proper deal would be to license and or sell to a multi-national like an Intel, the military and or the medical community,...or a hybrid of the the tech company(Intel) and the MILITARY SECTOR and medical arena. It would just become a d
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Method for disabling the audible and visual notifications that are played and displayed upon receiving an incoming message

In a nutshell, what is this patent about ? It gives a sender of a message, the power to disable the ringtone that usually plays, when the message reaches the receiver. In addition, it gives another option – preventing the screen of the receiver from turning on, when the message reaches the receiver. Why those features are important ? Because many time, the sender wants to send messages without disturbing with ringtones and turning-on screens. It is especially true in sending messag
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Quantized Indexing

A Data Compression Patent, applying the power of combinatorial mathematics to enumerative coding by uncovering a method which solves the problem of arithmetic precision in Enumerative Coding, the underlying problem which has long prevented it from being used for general purpose entropy coding, and for coding complex data structures. While Enumerative Coding has been acknowledged as the most “desirable” universal coding scheme since the 1970s, to this point it has only been used as a
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Method for Reducing the Latency Time for Interactive Data Communication via a Satellite Network

The present invention relates to a method for reducing the latency time for interactive data communication between a client computer and a server computer connected via a satellite network containing a geostationary satellite, as well as a satellite network for undertaking such a method.
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System and method for providing particularized audible alerts

LALA (Limited Acoustic Language Algorithm) is a tool for reducing the acoustic complexity of speech. It works by taking the acoustically complex, highly variable, and nuanced phonemes of a spoken language and replaces them with a small set of simple computer generated sounds. The technology is taught in US patent 7,869,588. Applications include: • Assistive devices for hearing impaired people • Phone software for hearing impaired people (or noisy environments) • Ultra-hi
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Method for remotely controlling a telephone loop/channel from another

These patents are for Call Bridge, Managed Call Forwarding, and Call Back - features common to almost all of the approx 120 PBX vendors products in the US. Marketing document is attached as a pdf.
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Methodology and Apparatus for the Detection of Biological Substances

Patent has very broad claims which cover various designs and features for biosensors and/or chemical sensors including bio-FET devices. In particular, it covers wireless and non-wireless communications of sensors with a central server or sensors within networks, for example within a distributed real-time monitoring program. These claims may be valuable for biosensors used in medical and biomedical diagnostics including bacterial or viral infections, disease biomarkers etc., bioweapon detec
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Tunable ring laser - Easy Access IP

Fast and Digitally Wavelength-Tunable Semiconductor Ring Laser Tunable lasers are used in optical telecommunications systems, and in particular in Dense Wave-division Multiplexing (DWDM), a technology widely used to greatly expand the capacity of optical links in the backbone network. Tunable lasers have the capacity for replacing a set of lasers with a single component. For example it can be used to build in network redundancy economically in case other lasers fail, by replacing any failed l
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Device for transmission of satellite range signals

Device for transmission of satellite range signals allows either to decrease the overall dimensions of the receiving satellite antenna in 1,5-2 times without loss of receiving signal quality or to improve the base characteristics of receiving signal maximum likely what is very important for regions with a low satellite communication. It's possibly due to using of an inexpensive passive dielectric resonator to converter what is suitable for overpatching of any LNB converter. As a result of such
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Selection device for converting optical input signal into electrical output signal, has demultiplexer with transmission characteristic whose transmission maxima lie in flank region of transmission cha

The device (1) has a fiber input (7) at which a fiber optical waveguide (2) is attachable. An edge filter arrangement (18) includes an edge filter input (17) and an edge filter output (19), where the input and output are respectively assigned to an output (15) of a demultiplexer (9) and to one of photodetectors (21). Transmission maxima of a transmission characteristic of the demultiplexer lie in a flank region of transmission points of a transmission characteristic of the edge filter arrangemen
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GeSn Infrared Photodetectors

Photodiode devices with GeSn active layers can be integrated directly on p+ Si platforms under CMOS-compatible conditions. It has been found that even minor amounts of Sn incorporation (2 %) dramatically expand the range of IR detection up to at least 1750 nm and substantially increases the absorption. The corresponding photoresponse can cover of all telecommunication bands using entirely group IV materials.
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Directional Communication on Mobile Devices

In general, the invention relates to a wireless network interface card (WNIC). The WNIC includes an integrated circuit and a computer readable medium including executable instructions, which when executed by the integrated circuit perform a method, the method including selecting a first directional antenna of a number of directional antennas on a mobile communications device, sending a first data packet using the first directional antenna, and determining whether the first antenna is valid using
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Single-mode Propagation in Microstructured Optical Fibers

The invention relates to an optical fiber as an optical waveguide for the single-mode operation. The present invention proposes a fiber having a microstructure, by which the propagation of modes of a higher order are selectively suppressed in the optical waveguide. At the same time, the propagation of transversal modes of a higher order is dampened more strongly than the propagation of the fundamental modes of the optical waveguide.
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Device for fastening radio-frequency identification transponder at e.g. container to identify and monitor transport cart containing object, has preparing device and mounting device arranged at common

The device (10) has a preparing device (20) i.e. boring machine, for producing a receptacle i.e. borehole, for a transponder in a material of an object e.g. wooden pallet (13). A mounting device (22) brings the transponder in the receptacle. The preparing device and mounting device are arranged at a common movable positioning element (18). The positioning element is movable by a drive (19). The transponder is fixed at the receptacle using holding units. The mounting device comprises a movable in
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Wavelength Division Multiplexing Transmission System with Narrow-band Filter

The invention concerns to field of telecommunications, particularly to optically multiplexed transmission systems. Its aim is to enlarge spectral efficiency of wavelength division in multiplexing transmission systems. This aim is achieved by applying in the optical receiver quasi-rectangular optical filter of 18.75 GHz providing transmission bandwidth at 3 dB level. Thus frequency interval between adjacent channels is reduced and data transmission speed for each channel is kept fixed. Invention
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A Flexible Patch Antenna

According to a first aspect of the present invention, a flexible patch antenna is provided. The flexible patch antenna comprises a first dielectric layer of a flexible elastomer material, the first dielectric layer having a first surface and a second surface. It furthermore comprises a first flexible patch element being mounted contiguous to the first surface of the first dielectric layer. It also comprises a flexible ground plane being mounted contiguous to the second surface of the first diele
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Biological Protection Device Against the Electromagnetic Waves Emitted By a Mobile Telephone

The present invention concerns the field of individual biological protection devices against emissions of electromagnetic pollution, more particularly a biological protection device against the electromagnetic waves emitted by a mobile telephone. The device includes a frame (3) and a screen (4) made at least in part from a highly-conducting metallic material, with the screen having dimensions that are sufficient to cover the internal perimeter of the frame (3), the screen (4) and the frame (3) f
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Geolocation of a Mobile Station of a Wireless Telephony Network

The invention relates to a method for locating a mobile station inside an area covered by a wireless telephony cellular network in which the mobile station operates. The method comprises using the mobile station to measure the received power (PLX) on at least seven different communication channels of the network (step 200) and then locating the station according to said measurements and relevant predetermined information of the correspondence between received power on said channels and location
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A Method and System for Providing a Text Messaging Service

A method for sending text messages operates in a server in communication with a client and a messaging service server across a packet switched network. The method comprises receiving information from a user at the client across the network; and responsive to the information identifying a member of a messaging service who has authorised the user to avail of the member's messaging service, the messaging service enabling the member to send text messages addressed to a destination phone number, retr
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Signal strength prediction in mobile devices

A method of predicting electromagnetic signal strength into the future between a mobile device and a base station is described. A processor of the mobile device monitors the signal strength and executes a signal strength predictor on the basis of a shadowing signal of the electromagnetic signal and on the basis that the shadowing signal is self-correlated. The signal strength predictor is executed without using topological data. A dynamic decision is made between optimal and sub-optimal signal s
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Hand off a mobile router to a mobility agent in a packet-switched access network

A mobile router sends a handoff request message to a mobility agent, which request comprises a QoS parameter representing a QoS aggregate requirement for all the mobile terminals to which it is connected. Upon receipt of the request by the mobility agent, the access network takes an admission decision on the basis of the QoS parameter, and sends an acknowledgement informing the router of the outcome. If the mobility agent cannot handle all of said QoS aggregate, and thus cannot admit the router,
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System and Method for Reselecting Antennas in a Cellular Mobile Communication System Using Multiple Antennas

A cellular mobile communication system using multiple antennas reselects a plurality of transmission antennas of base stations connected to a mobile station. The system includes measuring a channel quality parameter used for estimation of channel performance, determining whether to reselect the transmission antennas using the measured channel quality parameter, reselecting transmission antennas of the base stations connected to the mobile station, and connecting the reselected transmission anten
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Controller

A controller has at least one control element for operation by a user, for example by being deformed or displaced by the user's digits. The controller has a vibrational sensor for detecting a first vibrational signal caused by deformation or displacement of the control element due to a contact action caused by a user and/or a recovery from such a deformation or displacement of the control element. The controller may also have a textured surface for being scratched or stroked by the user to cause
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A Telecommunications Method and System

A method for encoding data for transmitting over a telecommunications network comprising: embedding at least one control or pilot data block within a plurality of real data blocks in the frequency domain; transforming real data in the real data blocks with control or pilot data in the control or pilot data blocks; and modulating the real data blocks and control or pilot data block with one or more transmission sub-carrier signals.
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Resin Composition and Image Display Device

An image display device has an image display part and a protective part on the image display part. The image display device suppresses image unevenness and cured resin peeling caused by internal stress generated due to curing shrinkage of a cured resin between the protective part and the image display part or external stress applied on the image display part due to warping of the protective part. A cured resin layer is arranged between the image display part and the protective part. The cured re
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Image Display Device and Method for Manufacturing the Same

It is possible to manufacture a highly reliable image display device capable of proceeding with resin cure even in the case where a protective panel is provided with a light shielding portion. A liquid crystal display unit 2 having a liquid crystal display panel 8 and a light transmissive protective panel 3 having a light shielding portion 5 are disposed face to face, a resin composition 10 is interposed between the liquid crystal display unit and the protective panel, and the resin composition
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Display Device Manufacturing Method

A method for producing a display device in which a repair operation can be carried out easily and reliably without damage to a bonding portion caused by a cured resin. The method comprises: (a) coating a resin composition on at least one of the display part and the protective part, (b) closely adhering the display part and the protective part via the resin composition interposed therebetween, and (c) arranging the cured resin layer between the display part and the protective part by curing the r
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Display Manufacturing Method

The present invention provides a technology for producing a display device for which a repair operation can be carried out easily and reliably without damage to a display part and a protective part. The method of the present invention includes: (A) a step of coating a resin composition, which is a raw material of the cured resin, on at least one of the display part or the protective part, (B) a step of closely attaching the display part and the protective part via the resin composition, and (C)
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Generation method and mobile terminal for optimizing mobile terminal operation sequence

The invention provides a generation method and a mobile terminal of optimizing a mobile terminal operation sequence. The method includes: dividing a process of an application service into one or more functional steps; providing at least two operation modes in at least one functional step for completing the current functional step; selecting an operation mode for completing the current functional step; and generating the operation sequence of the application service according to the selected oper
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Method and System for Distributed, Localized Authentication in the Framework of 802.11

A method for controlling Internet access of a mobile device by using a communication system having a number of access points includes the steps of performing a certificate-based authentication between an authentication access point and a mobile device seeking access to the Internet; transmitting a certificate from the mobile device to the authentication access point; verifying the certificate by the authentication access point; determining whether the authenticating mobile device's certificate h
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A method for monitoring of network nodes

The invention provides a method for mutual monitoring of mobile network nodes (2) of a network (1), each network node (2) continuously monitors the presence of adjacent network nodes in a specific group of network nodes by the respective network node (2) checks if he of the adjacent network node beacon packets that are sent from the neighboring network nodes at regular intervals, via an interface (2C) receives. The inventive monitoring method monitors the relation between the relative closeness
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Mobile electronic device operating method, involves signalizing transition of mobile electronic device from one operating mode to another operating mode by change of center of mass

The method involves signalizing transition of a mobile electronic device (1) from one operating mode to another operating mode by change of center of mass, where the change of center of mass takes place by changing a position of a movable mass (2). The movable mass is arranged in the mobile electronic device. A closed volume region of the mobile electronic device is filled with air and gas or liquid for realizing the center of mass. Vacuum is generated for change of the center of mass in the clo
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Method for Detecting Airplane Flight Events, Mobile Communication Device, and Computational Unit Therefor

A method for detecting airplane flight events using at least one acceleration sensor associated with a mobile communication device includes obtaining at least one acceleration signal from the at least one acceleration sensor; pre-processing the obtained at least one acceleration signal to remove redundant information present in the at least one acceleration signal; performing a feature extraction on the pre-processed at least one acceleration signal; and classifying airplane flight events based
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Method, System, and Apparatus for Access of Network Services Using Subscriber Identities

Associating user identities with a network service involves detecting, at a first device, a subscriber identity previously associated with a second device. The second device was used to register a user identity with a network service, and the user identity includes a phone number of the second device and an account identifier generated by the network service for use with the second device. The network service is accessed from the first device and the first device receives a new identifier from t
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Obtaining Local Connectivity Settings for a Device-to-device Connection

An apparatus, system, and method for a communication network that includes a mobile device, a target device, and a connection settings server. The mobile device is configured to transmit a request for device-to-device connection settings data to the connection settings server, the connection settings server is configured to receive the request, determine appropriate device-to-device connection settings data, and transmit the appropriate device-to-device connection settings data to the mobile dev
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Magnetic Crystal for Radio Wave Absorbing Material and Radio Wave Absorber

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a magnetic crystal having a novel structure which is suitable for a radio wave absorber having a peak of a radio wave absorbing quantity at a frequency band of 25-160 GHz. ; SOLUTION: The magnetic crystal for a radio wave absorbing material has the structure of [epsilon]-M<SB>x</SB>Fe<SB>2-x</SB>O<SB>3</SB>in which, with a space group identical with a [epsilon]-Fe<SB>2</SB>O<SB>3</SB>crystal, a part of an Fe site of the [epsilon]-Fe<SB>2</SB>O<SB>3</SB>crystal is
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Magnetic Iron Oxide Particle, Magnetic Material, and Radio Wave Absorber

Disclosed is a magnetic material having high Hc and High Curie point, which is capable of controlling such magnetic characteristics without requiring rare or expensive raw materials. Specifically disclosed is a magnetic material composed of particles of a magnetic iron oxide which is represented by the following general formula: [epsilon]-AxByFe2-x-yO3 or [epsilon]-AxByCzFe2-x-y-zO3 (wherein A, B and C each represents a metal excluding Fe and different from each other, satisfying 0<x, y, z<1), w
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Millimeter Wave Band Irreversible Element

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To solve the problem that it has been extremely difficult to implement a millimeter wave band irreversible element appropriate for practical use since the irreversible element of 30 GHz to 300 GHz using a conventional magnetic material such as spinel ferrite or garnet ferrite requires a huge permanent magnet. ; SOLUTION: The millimeter wave band irreversible element uses a magnetic material which is expressed by a chemical formula of M<SB>x</SB>Fe<SB>2-x</SB>O<SB>3</SB>, wh
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Enhancement of Data Transmission Rates for HSDPA Systems

Background The enhancement of data transmission rates is relevant to high speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) systems, such as the system shown in Figure 1. In particular, there is growing interest in data rate improvements for Femtocells, for which high data rates and complexity are delivered for localised distribution. New standards are actively evolving to allow these new technologies to be integrated with improved performance. Currently, there are limitations because the signal processing
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Hybrid Silicon Evanescent Devices

BACKGROUND: Conventional silicon photonic and optoelectronic devices are mostly built on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafers, where a buried SiO2 layer provides vertically optical confinement to maintain lightwave propagation. With increasing demand to replace electrons with light to be the information carrier for higher-speed data communication and lower power dissipation, optoelectronic devices also need to be placed in/among Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) devices fabricated on p
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Improved Differential Space-Time Block codes for Mobile Wireless Systems

BACKGROUND: Space-time block coding (STBC) is used in advanced wireless communications systems to transmit redundant data streams from multiple antennae in order to improve the reliability of data transfer and greatly increase data transmission rates. Such redundancy helps protect wireless data links against fading and other adverse signal distortions caused by scattering, reflection, and refraction in the environment and by thermal noise in the receiver. Differential STBC is a type of STBC that
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Optical Dispersion Monitoring Technique using Double Sideband Subcarriers

BACKGROUND: The tremendous growth in Internet traffic has presented the need to scale networks far beyond current speeds, capacities, and performance levels. Optical fiber is capable of transmitting large amounts of data at high speeds without needing to periodically retransmit signals over long distances. Simultaneously transmitting optical signals over the same fiber from many different light sources that have properly spaced peak emission wavelengths can dramatically increase the information
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System and Method for the Distribution of Advertising and Associated Coupons Via Mobile Media Platforms

Patent includes a mobile phone that presents advertising to persons STANDING NEAR a mobile phone user during a non-handsfree call. Mobile phone user may receive free talk time for using phone in this mode. Additionally, the patent includes a means to measure the effectiveness of a mobile advertising campaign.
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Method of Channel Equalization and Diversity Combining for Wireless Communication Channels

Modern wireless high-speed transceivers have adopted multicarrier modulation (MCM) system. The commonly known problems of the multicarrier modulation systems are bandwidth overhead arising from cyclic prefix samples, peak-to-average power ratio, the need for block synchronization, and high sensitivity to frequency offset/Doppler shift. This technology describes a single carrier system that eliminates the problems associated with the MCM systems. <i>Benefits</i> The proposed structure is app
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Prime-Rational Frequency Synthesis Method and Frequency Synthesizers

Frequency synthesizers are an essential element to modern navigation and communications systems, as they provide the means to align and synchronize distributed transmitters and receivers with high signal purity. The degree of synchronization and signal purity is directly proportional to the quality of service offered by optical data networks and wireless communications. When the quality of service is compromised, the economic return of the transmission infrastructure cannot be optimized. Frequen
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Mechanical Filter/Mixer for Radio Frequency Applications

A Lorentz force-driven mechanical resonator apparatus that utilizes a high-Q resonant structure as both a mixing device and a high-Q bandpass filter. Specifically, an external time varying, but quasistatic, magnetic field is applied to the resonating device while simultaneously running a time varying electrical current through the device. The resulting Lorentz force (I.times.B) is proportional to the vector product of the electrical current in the bar (I) and the external magnetic field (B). Int
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Mechanical Filter/Mixer for Radio Frequency Applications

A Lorentz force-driven mechanical resonator apparatus that utilizes a high-Q resonant structure as both a mixing device and a high-Q bandpass filter. Specifically, an external time varying, but quasistatic, magnetic field is applied to the resonating device while simultaneously running a time varying electrical current through the device. The resulting Lorentz force (I.times.B) is proportional to the vector product of the electrical current in the bar (I) and the external magnetic field (B). Int
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Advanced Resonant Lorentz Force Magnetometer

The invention consists, in one embodiment, of a resonator such as a conductive bar supported by two wires placed at nodal points of the fundamental resonance frequency. The wires also supply current of this frequency to the resonator. In the presence of a magnetic field, the Lorentz force causes the resonator to vibrate. The amplitude of this vibration is proportional to a vector component of the magnetic field. The motion of the resonator is detected using one of a number of possible methods in
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A Self-Monitoring Controller for Quartz Crystal Microbalance Sensors

As QCM systems have found their way into spacecraft, missiles, and chemical applications, the need for small, lightweight, reliable, cost-effective, remotely-accessible systems capable of operation in extreme low temperatures has been observed. Further, in addition to determining mass, it is highly desirable to determine the electronic charge of particles and the molecular species of the material deposited on the QCM sensor's quartz crystal. Current QCM systems do not include these desirable fea
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A New Class of Resonant Structures for Lorentz Force Magnetometers

A Lorentz Force magnetometer based on a mechanical resonator including a resonant, vibrating electrically conducting string or insulating fiber coated with an electrically conducting material and its response to a Lorentz Force wherein the string or fiber, fixed at two ends, is tensioned over two frets (supports) separated by a distance, L, hence, becoming mechanically resonant with high Q. The frets constrain the position of the string or fiber but not the angle it makes with the fret, thus, pe
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High-temperature Superconducting Thin Film Nonbolometric Microwave Detection System and Method

Response time and sensitivity in bolometric detectors exists that limits their performance relative to ideal quantum detectors A high-speed, highly sensitive microwave detection system and method, which uses the nonbolometric detection mechanism in a high-temperature superconducting thin film detector. A broadband spiral antenna receives a microwave signal. The signal is modulated and optionally amplified before being transmitted to the superconducting detector through an impedance matching c
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Integrated Dual Imaging Detector

The invention is directed to an integrated, dual-imaging detector on a single silicon chip comprising a beam interleaving polarization analyzer bonded to a charge-coupled device, serial shift register and associated image transfer circuitry, analog signal processors, and analog-to-digital converters. The invention permits the simultaneous acquisition and processing of two polarization images of rapidly changing subjects.
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Parylene Micromachined Piezoelectric Acoustic Transducers on Silicon Substrate

Description A new type of micromachined acoustic transducers, parylene micromachined piezoelectric acoustic transducers, has been developed and tested for use as microphones and microspeakers. The parylene diaphragms have about 100 times lower stiffness than silicon nitride, and considerably increase the sensitivity at audio range comparing with that of conventional device made by silicon nitride diaphragm. Also, the parylene diaphragm is almost free from the residual stress problem that conside
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Breakthrough in Combining/Dividing Radio Frequency/Microwave Power (MFS-31186)

Abstract: NASA scientists have discovered a method for combining or dividing harmonically rich waveforms while maintaining both the amplitude and phase of the original waveform.
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System for sending text messages converted into speech through an internet connection to a telephone and method for running it

A text message is sent to a server, where it is converted into speech and sent to a telephone number via a telephone line. A user may use a form to submit the text message to the server via an IP connection for conversion to speech using text-to-speech (TTS) technology. The user receiving the message in vocal form can also answer it, sending a reply to the sender using a telephone.
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High Rate Digital Demodulator (GSC-13963)

Abstract: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center¿s high-rate digital receiver performs demodulation and bit synchronization for quadrature PSK (QPSK) and binary PSK (BPSK) modulated signals. The parallel architecture of the HRDR provides the required functions by using decimated samples of the input signal and combining multiple data streams to reconstruct the full output signal. The radio frequency signal is digitized using an analogto- digital converter, and each symbol is sampled four times. Thes
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Breakthrough in Combining/Dividing Radio Frequency/Microwave Power (MFS-31186)

Abstract: In the past, methods to divide a waveform had inherent design constraints that limited high-efficiency techniques. This invention provides 50 to 60 percent efficiency compared to the 10 percent efficiency now achieved in non-pulsed circuits. This invention has contributed an important approach to solving battery life problems. While several different types of circuits are being studied that may address the same issues, this invention is unique by providing high-efficiency power amplif
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Thulium-Doped Fiber Laser Amplifier at 1762 nm

Introduction The role of a fiber amplifier is to increase the signal from an optical source, such as a laser, and this function is vital for effective telecommunications. In practice, this fiberoptic component is pumped with energy corresponding to a specific wavelength range, and the original optical signal is amplified and propagated onward. This technology typically consists of fiberoptic cable doped with rare earth metals, such as thulium. Unfortunately, with conventional amplifiers, the win
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Ring Resonator on a Side Polished Optical Fiber

Introduction As telecommunication and computing devices increasingly move towards optical transmission, the ability to filter optical signals with devices such as ring-resonators, without incurring signal loss becomes more important. Additionally, ring-resonators can be used as sensors in a number of applications. Micron-scale sensors are already being used in high volume production, for example in car air bag and stability control systems. There is a constant pressure to further miniaturize the
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Optimum Wireless Communication through Unknown Obscuring Environment Using Time-Reversal Principle

Introduction Wireless communications are often hampered by surrounding environments such as buildings, geographic terrain, trees, and other objects. Conventional techniques analyze the communication characteristics in a complex medium by assuming several models for the environment and calculating the effects of the environment on wireless communications. This technique is not effective when the environment is largely unknown as is the case for most urban areas or battlefields. Technology descrip
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Concurrent Mode Antenna System

Background: With advances of radio communication technology, various radio communication services available using wireless terminals such as mobile phones, personal digital assistants, personal computers, and notebook computers are under development. For example, Global System for Mobile communication (GSM), Personal Communication Services (PCS), World Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX), Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), Wireless Broadband Internet (WiBro), and Bluetooth. The GSM u
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A New Analog Hardware-Efficient Multi-Antenna Receiver Architechtur for Spatial Multiplexing, Spatial Diversity and Beamforming

Background: Multi-antenna communications have demonstrated remarkable performance improvements in wireless systems and hold a promising future for applications that demand higher data rate, enhanced quality of service, and better reliability. However, in systems where multiple transmit and multiple receive antennas (also known as MIMO) are utilized, multiple RF chains, baseband blocks, and analog to digital converters (ADC) in the multi-antenna receiver need to be replicated. This mandates subs
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A Multi-Band, Inductor Re-Use Low Noise Amplifier

Background: In recent years, multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems have proven to enhance data rate and provide robust signal reception under a variety of environmental settings. However, its employment of multiple antennas in turn require multiple branches of RF front ends resulting in increased power consumption and increased component costs. Additionally, with the advent of multi-band, multi-standard, and multi-mode radios in conjunction with MIMO techniques, the number of required R
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Novel Distributed Direct Conversion Receiver for UWB Systems

Ultra-Wide Band (UWB) wireless broadcasts are capable of carrying huge amounts of data up to 250 feet with extremely little transmit power and high immunity to interference and multipath fading. The spread spectrum characteristics of UWB wireless systems, and the ability of UWB wireless receivers to highly resolve the signal in multi-path fading channels make them a desirable wireless system of choice in a variety of high-rate, short- to medium-range communications. The ability of UWB systems to
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Distributed RF Front-End for UWB Receivers

Background: Ultra-Wide Band (UWB) wireless broadcasts are capable of carrying huge amounts of data up to 250 feet with extremely little transmit power and high immunity to interference and multipath fading. The spread spectrum characteristics of UWB wireless systems, and the ability of UWB wireless receivers to highly resolve the signal in multi-path fading channels make them a desirable wireless system of choice in a variety of high-rate, short- to medium-range communications. The ability of U
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Phone for Blinds and Illiterates

Phone for Blinds and Illiterates’, a patent pending technology, provides a convenient method for dialing ,programming and storing telephone numbers equally beneficial for a common, illiterate, aged, visually handicapped and physically challenged person.
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System and Method for Authenticating the Genuineness of Products Using Information Technology

The invention involves the use of sms, sms-capable telephone, database computer and sealed codes to authenticate the genuineness of physical products at the point of sale or anytime thereafter. The advantage of the system over prior art include the following: a. It is extremely difficult to compromise. b. Users (product buyer) does not require any special or technical knowledge to employ the system to authenticate the genuineness of the product he/she intends to purchase. c. The authentica
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